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When will my subscription(s) expire?

AnesthesiaFile 
Each subscription of AnesthesiaFile provides 2 years within which to earn up to 60 credits (i.e., subscription expires after 2 years or once you have earned the maximum 60 credits, whichever occurs first).

While your subscription is active, you can select which modules/issue you complete, and the credits earned for your completion will be deducted from your account.

PainFile
Each subscription of PainFile provides 2 years within which to earn up to 40 credits (i.e., subscription expires after 2 years or once you have earned the maximum 40 credits, whichever occurs first). 
While your subscription is active, you can select which modules/issue you complete, and the credits earned for your completion will be deducted from your account.
The “Account Overview” will display your subscription information while logged into your account. Details will be under “Subscription Plan” located on the top right side of the screen.

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I already have an AnesthesiaFile subscription, and I need more credits now. Does Dannemiller provide anything else?

Yes!  Please go to www.dannemiller.com and click on Dannemiller’s store (or click here) where you will be able to purchase any of the following:  

  • PainFile provides the opportunity to earn 40 credits over a two-year period; cost is $275.
  • Pain Review Course 2017 provides the opportunity to earn 48 credits; cost is $799.  
  • Individual PRC 2017 lectures provide the opportunity to earn from .75 to 1.50 credits per lecture; cost is $25 each.  
  • Updates on Pain Review (PRC 2022) provides the opportunity to earn 26.5 credits; cost is $599.  
  • Individual PRC 2022 lectures provide the opportunity to earn from .75 to 1.50 credits per lecture; cost is $25 each. 

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How do I earn credits?

A passing score of 80% is required on our post-tests, which you will take after viewing each activity. Once you have passed a test, it becomes locked. After passing the post-test, the evaluation button will appear. You must complete both the post-test and evaluation in order to earn each credit.

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Are there group rates?

Yes, we are pleased to offer group discount rates. A group is considered 5 or more subscribers to the same publication. Payments may be made with credit card, check or money order. For further details please contact us by phone at 1-800-328-2308 Monday-Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM CT or visit our “Terms & Conditions” page for complete information, see specifically “Group Purchases.”

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Can I share my subscription with someone else?

No, each subscription is licensed to one specific user, and sharing is against our Viewer License Agreement and copyright protection laws. Fraudulent activity is reported to the accreditation bodies. (See our “Terms & Conditions” for complete information.)

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What is the difference between PainFile and AnesthesiaFile?

PainFile is focused on topics in pain management with articles from leading medical journals.

AnesthesiaFile is focused on the trends and findings in the field of anesthesia. 

Both publications are clinically relevant to their prospective fields.

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Do AnesthesiaFile/PainFile provide CMEs for Anesthesiology Assistants?

Yes.  Both qualify for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ under ACCME, Joint Accreditation.

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What is the difference between AnesthesiaFile Basic, Premium, and Pro?

  • AnesthesiaFile Basic consists of archived abstracts and the topics covered could be detailing information and techniques already in practice. Online only, formatted into single-credit modules.
  • AnesthesiaFile Pro consists of abstracts covering new and emerging topics. Users have access to a downloadable PDF of each month’s content. (See sample here.) Monthly issue includes 3 credits plus 1 pharmacology/therapeutics credit. 
  • AnesthesiaFile Premium includes all the same features as AFile Pro above plus access to audio versions (APOD) of each anesthesia abstract. (See details of APOD below.)

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What is AnesthesiaPod (APOD)?

When you purchase AnesthesiaFile Premium, you gain access to the abstract recordings. To access these recordings, you must login to your AnesthesiaFile Premium account and click “Start Activity” for the desired issue. The recordings will be located at the top of each corresponding abstract. Audio can be streamed as individual tracks of each abstract or as a month-long release of all 30 abstracts online. Please note that a post-test and evaluation will still have to be completed online to obtain credit.

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Can I get a printed version of the Abstracts?

AnesthesiaFile Pro/Premium users can: 

1.Go to the “Your Activities” page

        

2. Select “AnesthesiaFile.”

          

3.Click the “Download” icon for their digital pdf version of AnesthesiaFile Pro/Premium subscription. This is a complete “magazine” style, full-color look with Table of Contents, each abstract on a single page, and the post-test questions and answer choices. (See sample here.)

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Does AnesthesiaFile offer pharma credits?

Yes, AFile Pro and AFile Premium include Pharmacology/Therapeutics credit; each completed monthly issue provides 3.0 credits plus 1.0 Pharmacology/Therapeutics Credit.

AnesthesiaFile Basic subscriptions do not include Pharmacology Credit. With AFile Basic, if three or more modules are completed within the same Activity Year (i.e. 2019, 2020) upon request, a pharmacology letter of certification can be prepared and emailed to the subscriber for a fee of $30.

To request a pharmacology letter of certification, you must call 1-800-328-2308 during regular business hours Monday-Friday 8 AM- 4:30PM CT. At that time, your credits will be verified, and credit card information obtained; you will then receive you letter via email within 2 business days.

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Can I get a printed version of the Abstracts?

Yes. PainFile users can:

1.Go to the “Your Activities” page

2.Select “PainFile.” 

3.Click on “Start Activity”

4.In the upper right-hand of the screen click the dotted square icon

5.Then select the “Print” button.

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Does a PainFile subscription include Pharmacology Credit?

No. PainFile does not include Pharmacology Credit. However, if you require Pharmacology credit, please consider subscribing to AnesthesiaFile (AFile) Pro or Premium.

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I am self-reporting, but I need more details on the topics of the credits I have earned with AnesthesiaFile/Painfile.

Please call Dannemiller at 1-800-328-2308 weekdays from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM CT or submit a “Contact Us” form which includes your user email address. We can provide more information on the content of the subscriptions.

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Is it possible to purchase at the same time more than one subscription of the same product?

Yes. Please call Dannemiller at 1-800-328-2308 weekdays from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM CT so that we may assist you with this process and manually adjust the remaining credits and expiration date.

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What happens if I purchase another subscription of the same product before my current subscription expires?

Please call Dannemiller at 1-800-328-2308 weekdays from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM CT so that we may assist you and manually adjust the remaining credits and expiration date.