professional education

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Guidelines
AHCPR clinical practice guidelines.
http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/index.html

American Heart Association Scientific Statements
Search through the American Heart Association scientific statements relating to
cardiovascular disease.
http://professional.heart.org/professional/GuidelinesStatements/UCM_316885_Guidelines-Statements.jsp

Cardio village
Published by UVA, this site includes tutorials, imagery, literature, case studies, board reviews, disease states, clinical summaries, medical commentary, and more.
http://www.cardiovillage.com/

Consensus Statement on Physical Activity and CV Health
NIH consensus statement on physical activity and heart disease with an on-line exam for CME.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8667571

Guidelines for Asthma
National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Expert Panel Report: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma.
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-pro/guidelines/current/asthma-guidelines

Guidelines for Diabetes Management
Resource page of Diabetes Management Guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA), American Diabetes Association (ADA), American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), and others
http://www.ndei.org/treatmentguidelines.aspx.html 

Guidelines for Blood Pressure Management
JNC 8 guidelines for the treatment of hypertensive patients.
Hypertension Management Thresholds

Guidelines on Overweight and Obesity
New NHLBI guidelines for treatment of overweight and obese patients.
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/files/docs/guidelines/prctgd_c.pdf

JCAHO
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
http://www.jointcommission.org

National Cholesterol Education Program
Guidelines for lipid detection, evaluation and treatment from the Adult Treatment Panel II of National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes for Health.
https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/files/docs/resources/heart/atp-3-cholesterol-full-report.pdf

National Institutes of Health
News, information, and resources from NIH.
http://www.nih.gov

NCQA & HEDIS
Information about how managed care organizations are being measured.
http://www.ncqa.org/HEDISQualityMeasurement.aspx

CHF-Net
A medical journal devoted to CHF.
http://webaxis.com/chfnet/index.htm

Medline
Search any medical topic for abstracts of current research.
https://medlineplus.gov/

Medscape
Medical news, search engine with full-text articles, journal club forum, self-assessment challenges, CME resources, MedPulse e-mail newsletter. Requires registration but worth it.
http://www.medscape.com