Medicine changes at a rapid pace. Even over a span of a few years, new study findings can cause a major shift in how diseases and conditions should be managed.
Clinicians have an obligation to keep up with advances in their field so they practice state-of-the-art medicine. They keep up by reading the peer-reviewed medical literature, participating in continuing medical education (CME) courses and activities, and attending medical conferences. They must earn a certain number of CME credits each year.
Board-certified urologists and nephrologists seeking to remain board certified must take a recertifying exam every 10 years.
In light of how quickly medical knowledge advances, Renal & Urology News would like to ask its urologist and nephrologist readers the following question.