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Internet Point of Care Credit

The objectives of Internet Point of Care (IPCC) credit are to:

  • Ask a clinical question
  • List resource(s) consulted
  • Report if the information researched applied to your practice or patient care.

Receive Internet Point of Care Credit now by completing the form and evaluation in its entirety.

Each year, you will receive a transcript listing your Internet Point of Care credit; however, please keep your copy of your certificate for credit.

Internet Point of Care Credit (IPCC) General Information

The University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Palmetto Health Continuing Medical Education Organization now offers Internet Point of Care credit. Internet Point of Care (IPCC) is structured, self-directed, online learning by physicians and nurses relevant to their clinical practice.

Internet Point of Care is available through an on-line survey. System requirements are simply an internet connection.

Physicians may claim 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM for each search conducted. To receive credit, the physician must document the clinical question, the source consulted (from the approved list), and the application to practice by completing the IPCC form and evaluation. Upon successful completion, a certificate is available to print. Credit records are also tracked electronically by the CME office. The estimated time to complete this activity, including review of the materials, is 30 minutes.

This CME activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians as well as other health care professionals. Information and opinion offered through any search represent their viewpoints. Conclusions drawn by the participant should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. Prescription information and use of medical devices should be undertaken only after confirmation of information by consulting the FDA-approved uses and information.

The University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Palmetto Health Continuing Medical Education Organization is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Palmetto Health Continuing Medical Education Organization designates this activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category1 CreditsTM  for each search conducted. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credits will appear on the yearly transcript under the heading "Internet Point of Care." To request a transcript of your CME credits, you may go to www.Palmettohealth.org/PHCME and click on "CME TRANSCRIPTS." If you are unable to access this report, please contact the CME office at 803-296-5537 or e-mail PH.CME@palmettohealth.org.

If you have any questions or need further information regarding this educational activity, please contact the Continuing Medical Education office at 803-296-2795 or at PH.CME@PalmettoHealth.org.

All planning committee members were determined to have no conflicts of interest pertaining to this activity. No commercial support has been offered for this activity. If at any time during this activity you feel that there has been commercial or promotionsal bias, please indicate on the IPCC evluation section. If you have any questions or need further information regarding this educational activity, please contact the University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Palmetto Health Continuing Medical Education Organization at 803-296-2795 or at PH.CME@PalmettoHealth.org.