Learn & Earn CME Credit Points

The Internet Point of Care (iPOC) activity is awarded (1) CME Credit Points by Dubai Health Authority (Accreditation #DHA/MTS/ACC/24-0478/A). To participate, read below.

The Internet Point of Care (iPOC) for Healthcare Professionals


iPOC CME: Learn & Earn CME Credit Points.                      
Download the iPOC PDF Brochure  

> iPOC is a self-directed learning process where healthcare professionals take the initiative and the responsibility for what occurs. Physicians or nurses select, manage, and assess their own learning activities; which can be done at the place of work by defining a self-identified clinical question using the Online Evidence-Based Resources that are accessible through Rashid Medical Library.> Internet Point of Care (iPOC) is a new CME initiative that rewards Physicians and Nurses using online evidence-based Library Resources by documenting their research results to improve patient care.

> The outcome is a change in the knowledge and performance that can be applied to patient care and clinical practice



iPOC learning process: 

1. Have a clinical question related to your patients and/or clinical practice 

2. Search the Online Evidence-Based Resources available in the Library website http://library.dha.gov.ae  

3. Document the resources & the results you used & get.  

4. Show clearly how to apply your findings on patient care/clinical practice

5. Classify if the activity resulted in a change in competence, performance and/or patient outcomes.

6. Fill in the iPOC Completion Form & answer all the required questions the Submit 

iPOC Learning Cycle

Library Resources for iPOC CME: 

All Clinical Resources and peer reviewed journals from different trusted resources are included. Below is jut s suggested list: 
BMJ Journals
Oxford Medicine Online
Google scholar
LWW Journals
BMJ BestPractice
ACP Journal
Nursing Reference Center
Cochrane Library
TRIP (Turning Research into Practice)
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
All Peer Reviewed Journals
Professional association websites
Target Audience:  Healthcare Professionals 
Accreditation statement
The Internet Point of Care (iPOC) activity is awarded (1) CME Credit Points by Dubai Health Authority (Accreditation #DHA/MTS/ACC/22-0029/A). In order to claim CME credits, you must complete learning steps and submit the iPOC Completion form.
All search engines, collections and databases have been chosen to ensure high quality evidence-based content. All resources are lack of commercial bias except the normal cost of subscription. No relevant commercial interest consumed by or used on patients.
 Copyright Note:
All the subscribed Evidence Based Library Resources are provided and licensed through Rashid Medical Library and available to all DHA staff on campus and/or remotely. The library resources are not proposed for distribution beyond your individual use or shared with any third party.

iPOC Strategic Goals

To claim your CME credit Points, fill the iPOC Completion Form

iPOC Partners in DHA:

- Healthcare professionals

- Evidence-Based Library Resources

- DHA CME Accreditor
DHA Medical Library
Dubai Health Authority
Dubai – United Arab Emirates 
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