NuHealth is Focused on Continuing Medical Education

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, July 25, 2011 0 comments

Nassau University Medical Center
2201 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11554     516-572-5809
 * * * Press Release * ** 

The Continuing Medical Education Committee's (CME) mission, with the support of Nassau Health Care Corporation will strive for excellence in patient care, education and research. We will strive to provide and support a wide range of high quality CME programs for the physician and allied health professionals in an ideal learning environment. The core foundation of our programs will be based on the latest accepted standards of care within the various fields of medicine, as well as scientific advancements in the study and practice of medicine. Our programs will foster safe, cost effective patient care with optimal outcomes, strong patient – physician relationships, and essential ties to the community. As a clinical campus for two medical schools, we will provide continuing education to its associates and community health professionals. As we strive to be the premier source of continuing education and ongoing training for physicians, we will be facilitators for nearby health institutions and the core of sponsorship for community programs.


  • To meet the professional, ethical and academic standards as required by the Accreditation Council for  Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Medical Association (AMA).
  • To provide and support clinical conferences, lecture symposiums and other educational programs addressing  vital public health issues such as bio-terrorism, that will enhance the knowledge and skills of our healthcare  professionals, resulting in high quality patient care.
  • To support prevention strategies, early diagnosis management, and treatment of all patients that enter this  institution.
  • To enable the practitioner to develop new clinical skills through self-directed education by using enduring  materials such as audiovisual media.
  • To promote accepted standards of care, including the latest scientific developments, both locally & regionally,  through interactive Internet activities, satellite broadcasting and video conferencing.
  • To assist nearby healthcare institutions with program development and the accreditation process.
  • To foster multi-disciplinary relationships among the professionals in order to provide excellent service to the  patient, the general public and outlying communities.
  • To assess continuing medical education needs based on an annual survey, QA recommendations, departmental  input, Ethics and other Committees of the Medical Staff Office.


Nassau University Medical Center (Nassau Health Care Corporation) is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York


Nassau University Medical Center sponsors a large number of continuing medical education programs, which generally run from September through June. Practicing physicians and other health care providers in virtually every specialty benefit from weekly lectures and daylong topical programs sponsored by the Medical Center each year. Faculty include our own and distinguished visiting professors. Most of these programs are available without cost to participants.

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