The 17th edition of Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP (R) 17) is specifically intended for physicians who provide personal, nonsurgical care to adults. Included are: general internists and primary care physicians; subspecialists who need to remain up-to-date in internal medicine; residents preparing for the Certification Exam in internal medicine; physicians preparing for the Maintenance of Certification Exam in internal medicine.
The learning objectives of MKSAP (R) 17 are to:Close gaps between actual care in your practice and preferred standards of care, based on best evidence.Diagnose disease states that are less common and sometimes overlooked and confusing.Improve management of comorbid conditions that can complicate patient care.Determine when to refer patients for surgery or care by subspecialists.Pass the ABIM Certification Examination and the ABIM Maintenance of Certification Examination.MKSAP (R) 17 Print includes 11 highly informative sections and a Cumulative Index. Part A sections publish on 31 July 2015 (Cardiovascular Medicine; Dermatology; Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Hematology and Oncology; Neurology; Rheumatology). Part B will publish on 31 December 2015 (Endocrinology and Metabolism; General Internal Medicine; Infectious Disease; Nephrology; Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine). This option is ideal for those who like to work from a book but need them to be lightweight enough to be portable.