IPSWICH, Mass. — November 11, 2014 — General Practitioners in the United Kingdom are focused on their targeted learning to prepare for revalidation. They now have an additional source for learning credits as the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has accredited the clinical reference tool DynaMed™ from EBSCO Health.
RCGP, the professional body of 50,000 GPs that works to raise standards of patient care, has always been committed to Continuing Professional Development and lifelong learning. In addition to offering its own CPD resources the College also awards the Accreditation quality mark to educational activities that meet the world-renowned high standards of the RCGP.
DynaMed, a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals, is designed to rapidly aid clinical decision making and provides unbiased evidence-based information on more than 3,200 diagnosis, disease and treatment topics. DynaMed is one of the major point-of-care resources which have been accredited for learning credits
Several studies have shown that DynaMed provides the most useful information to healthcare professionals at the point of care. DynaMed ranked highest among 10 online clinical resources in a study in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology and twice was rated highest it its category by healthcare providers in a report on clinical decision support resources by KLAS, a research firm that specializes in monitoring and reporting the performance of healthcare vendors. DynaMed was also shown to be the most current point-of-care reference tool in a study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). For more information on DynaMed, visit: http://health.ebsco.com/products/dynamed/clinical-decision-support.
About EBSCO Health
EBSCO Health, part of EBSCO Information Services, is a leading provider of clinical decision support solutions, healthcare business intelligence, and medical research information for the healthcare industry. EBSCO Health users include professionals in medicine, nursing, and allied health. Flagship products include CINAHL®, DynaMed™, Nursing Reference Center™, clinical e-books and e-journals, EBSCO Discovery Service™, licensed databases (such as MEDLINE®), plus EBSCONET®. EBSCO databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, the electronic resource favored by libraries around the world.
About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 6,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 600,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.
For more information about DynaMed please contact:
Vice President of Communications
(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594
For more information about RCGP Accreditation please contact:
Education & Projects Manager. RCGP