Frequently Asked Questions
Why Hospital Medicine B&B?
We believe that our courses will teach you all the real cases that you are going to face in the hospital on a daily basis under all the different body systems! The courses here will familiarize you with all the real cases that you will face before you actually see them in real life, so that you will know how to manage the patients appropriately and how to treat them according to the latest guidelines. Our courses will give you confidence, help you answer the most challenging questions, and help you shine between your colleagues. A lot of times we go to the hospital without an introduction or a real bridge to the hospital medicine world. Then, when we arrive on our first day and naturally, we feel lost or over whelmed with the amount of information that we were never really introduced to. This course will give you that introduction and bridge so that you can have a smooth transition to the hospital, shine, and make the best out of your career.
Does Hospital Medicine B&B offer CMEs?
Yes, Hospital Medicine B&B has been reviewed by the AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians) and deemed it acceptable for CME credit. In each course page, under the “Overview” tab, you will find the amount of CMEs that you will receive once you purchase a course. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the following organizations:
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB)
American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM)
American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM)
American Board of Preventative Medicine (ABPM)
American Board of Urology (ABU)
This information is also found online at: https://www.aafp.org/cme/credit-system/credit-statements/health-professional-organizations-agreement.html
How much CME credits will I receive if I buy all the courses?
If you purchase all the courses under Hospital Medicine B&B at this time, you will receive a total of 28.5 CME credit hours.
How do I get my CME certificate?
Once you purchase a course, make sure to click “Complete” after you finish each video. After you finish all the videos, click “Finish course”. Once you do that, your CME certificate should pop up and will also be stored under your certificates under your profile for you to print.
I would like to purchase more than one course, what do I do?
You can add all the courses that you would like to the cart. Once you are ready to check out, click check out and you can purchase all the courses you like at once.
I would like to purchase all the courses at once, Can Hospital Medicine B&B give me a discount?
Yes! After you add all the courses to the cart, use coupon code CONFIDENCE. This will give you $80 off your total price.
Do I have to buy all the courses?
No. We understand that everyone is different, weak in some specialties while strong in others. Therefore, the course was divided into all the main body systems where you can take each one separately. Once you create an account, you can purchase whatever course you desire. Having said that, you probably already know that internal medicine is a big circle connected between all the systems. Taking all the courses will help familiarize you with the whole picture and see how each system effects the other and the whole body as one. To have a full understanding, we do advise you to take all the courses.
Which course should I start with first?
If you are brand new to the hospital world, we advise you to start with the hospital medicine basics course. This course will familiarize you with the general basics that you will need to know before you dive into the rest of the systems. This course will also teach you some basic terms and medicines that are used in the hospital on a daily basis on most of the patients admitted. From there, starting with any course will be your choice. Hospital Medicine Basics is discussed in a straight forward manner and not in cases like the other courses.
Are the courses refundable?
No. Once you purchase a course, it is not refundable. We advise you to watch the sample videos so that you will be familiar with how the course is taught prior to purchasing. Having said that, we believe that you will find the courses very easy to follow, full of great material, and good paced. We are confident that you will enjoy these courses and find them to be as realistic as possible to real patients. You will feel that you have your own attending teaching you one on one.
After purchasing the course, how long do I have access to it?
Once you purchase a course, you will have full access for one year. Afterwards, you will have the option to repurchase.
What do I have access to when I purchase a course?
Once you purchase a course, you will have access to the course power point presentation which you can download and print. You will also have full access to all the videos in that course. The videos will show Dr. Mekhael going through each case in detail. You can either follow a long and take notes on your own power point presentation, or just enjoy watching the videos. In general, most of the information that Dr. Mekhael resides are going to be already present in the power point where you can easily review later.
Are the videos downloadable?
The videos are not downloadable. All the material on the site including the powerpoint presentations and the videos are owned and copyrighted by Hospital Medicine B&B, WWW.HMEDBB.COM. Recording the videos or sharing the power point presentations is a crime and will be penalized to the maximum extent under the law.
How do I pay for the course?
Once you create an account, and would like to purchase a course, you will be directed through Paypal. You can either purchase the course through your own Paypal account or through a credit card through Paypal. You will not need to have a PayPal account but you can pay with a credit/debit card through PayPal. HMEDBB.COM will not have access to any of your financial information.
Were the courses reviewed by any specialists?
Yes, each course was reviewed by a specialist in it’s own field and approved before making it in your hands today.
How do I benefit from the courses?
We believe that you will have full benefit if you review each course more than one time. Listening to the cases more than once will help you understand the cases better and remember them easier. When you are listening to the videos, we advise you to pause the case, think about the potential diagnosis, what tests you need to do to confirm your diagnosis and how to treat. This will start your thinking process and get you ready to see patients in real life.
If I have a question or concern that I would like to get addressed, how do I contact HMEDBB.COM?
On the main page, there is a space where you can send us a message directly under “Contact”. This will be going to our main email which will be checked regularly throughout the day. You can also contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. This will be the best and fastest way to contact us. We usually respond very quickly.