INSTRUCTIONS FOR TAKING AN ONLINE JOURNAL CME ACTIVITY
Each CME activity should take about 1 hour to complete.
- Each CME activity generally consists of the following modules:
- Full Text Article
- CME Test
- CME activities within the Online Journal CME on CTSNet Web site can be accessed in the following ways:
- Through the online Table of Contents. Articles associated with a CME activty are designated by a CME link adjacent to each article's title.
- Through the navigation box. Articles associated with a CME activity have a CME link in their right-hand navigation box.
- Through the Online Journal CME on CTSNet homepage.
- The journal-specific homepage.
- The following instructions apply:
- Select the CME activity through one of the interfaces described above.
- Read the corresponding full-text article(s) associated with the selected CME activity in its entirety.
- After reading the article(s) in the activity, you can access the CME test by selecting the "Test" link provided on the activity contents page.
- Complete all questions on the test. Select SUBMIT to process your score. Note: The CME system will give an error message if any questions are left unanswered.
- For those tests requiring a passing grade, if a passing score is not achieved, you will be asked to try again. Use the "back" button on your browser to return to the submit page. Upon completing the question(s) missed, select the SUBMIT button again.
- When a passing score is achieved (where applicable), the correct answers will be highlighted.
- Upon successful completion of the exam, learners completing Online Journal CME in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery and the European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery are provided a link to content within the article that highlights the preferred answers to the questions.
- Please select the "Evaluate" link to evaluate the associated CME course. Filling out the evaluation form is required.
- Select "My CME Summary" to access your CME summary page that indicates credit(s) earned, along with a link to a printable copy of your CME certificate.
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