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Emerging Immunotherapies in Bladder Cancer: PD-1, PD-LI, and CTLA-4 Inhibitors

Goal: The goal of this educational activity is to improve clinicians’ abilities to diagnose and treat bladder cancer appropriately, with particular emphasis on emerging therapies such as PD-1, PD-L1, and CTLA-4 inhibitors. Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: 1. Discuss the pathophysiology of bladder cancer, including the role of the PD-1, PD-L1, and CTLA-4 pathways. 2. Explain the diagnosis and staging of bladder cancer...
Applied Clinical Education

New Oral Anticoagulants: Factor IIa and Xa Inhibitors

In this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Michael Smith, RPh, PharmD, CACP discusses the new oral anticoagulation agents. Target Audience: Pharmacists who are interested in the management of patients on anticoagulation therapy and/or who are interested in starting pharmacy services for patients on anticoagulation therapy This activity is not accredited for technicians Learning objectives: At the conclusion of the activity, pharmacists will be able to: 1. ...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

2015 - Neonatal Pharmacology

2015 - Neonatal Pharmacology Content Origination Date: May 14, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 27, 2018 Total CE Credits: This online conference offers cutting edge information from some of the leading clinicians and researchers in neonatology. You will learn from these experts how to integrate best practices into your unit for a broad range of neonatal drugs, as well as managing care in the light of drug shortages. A faculty of experts in neonatal pharmacology who will challenge ...
Contemporary Forums

Neonatal Skin: Bacterial Colonization, Disinfection and Antimicrobial Bathing

Learning Objectives: Introduce the concept of the skin microbiome, and what is known about adults, children and neonatal skin microbiome. Discuss use of skin disinfectants in the NICU in terms of efficacy, toxicity and skin irritation. Review studies related to bathing the newborn with antimicrobial solutions and identify the pros and cons of this practice.
Contemporary Forums

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Something Borrowed, Something New: Are There Best Therapies?

Learning Objectives: Demonstrate improved understanding of current limitations of pharmacologic management of neonatal abstinence syndrome. Have an improved knowledge base of current management options for treating neonatal abstinence. Articulate the ethical and moral challenges and dilemmas in caring for mothers and infants exposed to illicit substances.
Contemporary Forums

Vitamin A in the NICU: An Expensive Therapy for BPD Reduction. Is It Worth It?

Learning Objectives: Describe the mechanism used by Vitamin A to reduce the severity of BPD. Describe the clinical evidence supporting the use of vitamin to reduce BPD. Determine if the use of Vitamin A is cost effective and worthwhile in their NICU population.
Contemporary Forums

Neonatal Drug Formulations: Safety Gains and Risks

Learning Objectives: Describe the legal and regulatory challenges to pharmaceutical compounding for neonates. Describe clinical risks associated with pharmaceutical compounding for neonates. List compounded neonatal medications with recently published formulations.
Contemporary Forums

What's New in Neonatal Pharmacology and Drug Dosing?

Learning Objectives: Describe new dosing guidelines for at least 1 medication. Describe new safety information for at least 1 medication. Describe FDA final rule regarding drug labeling for use in pregnancy and lactation.
Contemporary Forums

Optimal Nutritional Management After Discharge in the Term and Preterm Neonate

Learning Objectives: List the limitations of our current nutritional discharge process. Identify the areas in nutrition that are important to consider for the growing preterm infant. Develop a framework that clearly creates a detailed nutritional discharge plan for your NICU.
Contemporary Forums

A Skeptic's View of Neonatal Medicine: Balancing Science and Art

Learning Objectives: Describe the indications for the use of bicarbonate in the NICU. Discuss the risks and benefits of postnatal steroids for BPD. Describe the limitations of probiotics for the prevention of NEC.
Contemporary Forums

Delivery Room Emergencies: Case Studies

Learning Objectives: Apply clinical assessment skills to the care of complex neonatal cases in delivery room. Discuss etiology, pathophysiology and management of selected neonatal cases. Describe emerging technologies and new therapies for these cases.
Contemporary Forums

Don't Forget the Kidneys! Renal Failure in the NICU Patient

Learning Objectives: Review key alterations in renal function compared to the adult. Develop an initial management plan for the infant with acute renal failure. Discuss potential long-term complications related to acute renal failure.
Contemporary Forums

Challenging Cases in Neonatal Ethics

Learning Objective: List the four basic principles of pediatric ethics. Discuss how pediatric ethics principles apply to newborns. Identify the challenges that arise when caregivers and parents disagree on the provision of care for critically ill newborns.
Contemporary Forums

Simulation in the Real World

Learning Objectives: List 5 major applications of healthcare simulation. Describe examples of improvements in outcomes from healthcare simulation. Review future directions & challenges in healthcare simulation
Contemporary Forums

Advances in Neonatal Medicine 2015

Learning Objectives: To know the limits of viability according to outcome data in 2015. To recognize the value of quality improvement in reducing mortality and morbidity. To be aware of the benefits of early nutrition and feeding human milk to preterm infants.
Contemporary Forums

Pharmacologic and Non-Pharmacologic Management of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Learning Objectives: Describe the opioid epidemic in the United States Review the mechanisms of action of opiates and what causes withdrawal symptoms Describe current treatment strategies for NAS and outcomes
Contemporary Forums

Recognition and Management of Arrhythmias in the Fetus and Newborn

Learning Objectives: Recognize common fetal arrhythmias. Recognize common newborn arrhythmias. Recognize appropriate and inappropriate use of newborn EKGs.
Contemporary Forums

What's New for Antibiotics in the NICU?

Learning Objectives:​ Describe the goals of antimicrobial therapy. Describe how dosing is modified to achieve the goals of antimicrobial therapy. Describe dosing guidelines of medication used to treat infants with serious infections.
Contemporary Forums

The Synagis Debate: RSV Risk, Revised Recommendations, and Rising Cost

Learning Objectives: Discuss the prevalence of RSV and risk of hospitalization from severe disease across all neonatal and infant populations. Analyze data regarding palivizumab efficacy and cost effectiveness. Review revised 2014 palivizumab recommendations and discuss validity of changes.
Contemporary Forums

Current Neonatal Pain and Sedation Strategies: From Morphine to Dexmedetomidine

Learning Objectives: Discuss the effects of neonatal pain on brain development. Describe potential short- and long-term risks and benefits of morphine and dexmedetomidine in neonates. Providers will have increased knowledge on pain and sedation strategies in critically ill neonates.
Contemporary Forums

What is the Role for Steroids in Newborns with Cardiovascular Insufficiency?

Learning Objectives: Describe the basics of cortisol synthesis and physiology. Define relative adrenal insufficiency. Describe options for treatment of cardiovascular insufficiency.
Contemporary Forums

Current Treatment Strategies 2017 in Las Vegas

Session One - Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Stewardship: Federal Regulations, Guidelines, Implementation, and Evaluation Session Two - Opioids for Managing Pain: Friend or Foe? Session Three - Dietary Supplements: What the NIH and Other Experts Have to Say
University Learning Systems

Expert Answers to Clinician Questions About Biosimilars

Questions covered include these topic areas: PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS Switching Substitution Education Tips FUNDAMENTALS Need for Biosimilars Biosimilars vs Generics Naming of Biosimilars EFFICACY AND APPROVAL Efficacy: Biosimilars vs Reference Biologic Extrapolation SAFETY Safety of Filgrastim-sndz Safety of Infliximab-abda Safety of Infliximab-dyyb Safety of Etanercept-szzs Safety of Adalimumab-atto
Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Clinical Care Options, LLC.

11th Northeast Regional Hematology Oncology Pharmacists Symposium

Two day conference for pharmacists and nursing specializing in hematology/oncology. • 13 contact hours offered-2 law • Network with industry professionals • Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner & cocktail reception • Low fee to attend- including meals: Both days: Member-$130, Non members-$150 One day: Member-$100, Non member-$115
American Health Resources Inc.

Neonatal Pharmacology Conference 2017: Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice into Clinical Decision Making

The need for evidenced-based practice in neonatology is increasingly important as clinical decisions and treatments are made. The conference is designed to help NICU professionals including physicians, nurse practitioners, nurse managers and experienced staff nurses make those decisions. The goal of the conference is to share evidence based approaches in the care of the neonate.
Medical University of South Carolina

Acute and Chronic Leukemias 2017

This is a two-day comprehensive symposium that will feature interactive case presentations with a panel of experts weighing in on pivotal treatment issues as well as taking questions from the audience. These sessions will highlight standard of care, new treatments, side effects of treatment, as well as any pertinent clinical issues of a specific diagnosis. The interactive case presentations topics will be: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, and C...
Mayo Clinic

Live CE/CME Bahamas Cruise - Addressing Complications Commonly Seen in Mentally Ill Patients.

Treating everyday illness in the presences of opioid misuse and addiction, Opioids and benzodiazepines; a review of the recent FDA black box warnings and CDC guidelines updates, Managing chronic non-cancer pain (5 hrs) Antipsychotic update, Therapeutic review and clinical pearls, Using antipsychotics in patients with dementia (5 hrs) Movement Disorders, Drug induced movement disorders, Parkinson’s Disease Novel Agents used in patients with concurrent psychosis (5 hrs)
University Learning Systems

Live CE/CME in Kauai - Cardiovascular, Pulmonary and Antimicrobial Primary Care Update

Antimicrobial Agents for Use in Primary Care, Clinically Relevant Drug Interactions Encountered in Primary Care, Avoiding Polypharmacy in the Elderly Pharmacotherapeutic Options for Managing Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Case Based Application of New Guidelines for Hypertension and Heart Failure
University Learning Systems

Expert Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Biosimilars

Topics covered include: Biosimilars vs Small Molecular Generics Biosimilars vs Reference Biologics Regulatory Pathway for Biosimilars Interchangeability of Biosimilars Biosimilars Approved in the US
Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Clinical Care Options, LLC.

OROFACIAL PAIN: WHEN, HOW AND WHAT TO TREAT

This course focuses on Chronic Orofacial Pain (OFP) and headaches (e.g. Neuropathic Pain, Neurovascular Pain, Neuralgia, Neuritis and Neuroma). It reviews underlying mechanisms of pain induction, nerve injury and repair, sensitization and spontaneous ectopic pain generation. Lectures include an explanation of how various analgesic blocks and sensory testing procedures, in combination with historical information, produce a differential diagnosis of neurogenous and headache pain. Lectures will a...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

FREE Patient Safety CME

Upgrade your practice of Patient Safety and earn FREE Patient Safety CME credits with Free Patient Safety CME programs from CMEList.com. Most programs are 1-2 hours long and feature slide-video lectures from specialists in Patient Safety.
CMEList.com

Designer Drugs: Bath Salts, Synthetic Cannabinoids, and Synthetic Hallucinogens

Designer drugs are synthetic compounds whose molecular structures have been modified based on chemically similar illicit drugs. The newly created substances can often be purchased legally because their modified chemical structures are not covered under existing drug laws. Since, in many cases, designer drugs are not yet illegal, they are inaccurately referred to as “legal highs” or “herbal highs.” This course gives an overview of the types of designer drugs and describes the challenges...
ATrain Education Inc.

ONLINE CME: Oral Chemotherapeutic Agents – Not Just Any Ordinary Pill

At the conclusion of this presentation, the participant should be able to: Identify the major classes of oral chemotherapeutic agents available on the market and recognize implications of the rapid rate of projected growth. Recognize the special considerations and key medication safety issues facing patients prescribed oral chemotherapy, their families, and healthcare professionals caring for them. Summarize the role and pharmacology of oral chemotherapy agents used in some of the most c...
University Learning Systems

ONLINE CME: Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases

At the conclusion of this presentation, the participant should be able to: Define emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and list numerous examples of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Discuss the factors contributing to the emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases and explain the role of each factor in emergence and re-emergence. Review the prevalence of vaccine-preventable diseases (e.g., measles,...
University Learning Systems

Online CME: Heart Failure, Stable Ischemic Heart Disease, and Peripheral Arterial Disease

At the conclusion of this session, the participant should be able to: 1. Define the different types heart failure and recommended treatment approaches. 2. Describe recommendations from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines for patients with heart failure. 3. Review lifestyle recommendations that are needed in patients with heart failure. 4. Identify evidence related to the use of pharmacotherapy in the treatment of heart failure with reduced eject...
University Learning Systems

Online CME: Updates in Atrial Fibrillation, Secondary Prevention of Stroke, and Special Populations

At the conclusion of this session, the participant should be able to: 1. Describe recommendations from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines for patients with atrial fibrillation. 2. Explain the risks and benefits of rate and/or rhythm control in patients with atrial fibrillation. 3. Describe evidence supporting pharmacotherapy approaches for the treatment of chronic atrial fibrillation. 4. Determine how to use risk scoring tools to guide selection...
University Learning Systems

ONLINE CME: Bio This, Bio That; Understating Biologic Medications in the Treatment of Disease-Part 2 Online CE/CME Course

At the completion of this program, the participant should be able to: 1. Explain the role of biologic drug therapy in the treatment of infectious disease. 2. Explain the role of biologic drug therapy in the management of diabetes. 3. Explain the role of biologic drug therapy in the management of selected other disease states. 4. Discuss the risks and benefits associated with biologic drug therapy in each of these disease states. 5. Determine appropriate monitoring and management of the...
University Learning Systems

Anesthesia Pharmacology - 6 CEs available now

This Continuing Education Program is a series of 3 Audio Power-point lectures with corresponding test. This program allows THREE testing attempts. 1. Local Anesthetics 2. Induction Drugs 3. Perioperative Hypertension This Continuing Education Program is a series of 3 Audio Power-point lectures with corresponding test. This program allows THREE testing attempts. 1. Anaphylaxis Challenge Review 2. Anticoagulants Update; Newer Ones 3. Precedex Review
CRNA Today

Audio-Digest Series Special - Clinical Pharmacology CME

Audio-Digest Series Special - Clinical Pharmacology CME represents a collection of Clinical Pharmacology lectures as they apply to various specialties. Some recent titles include: • Pharmacologic Therapy for Depression and Anxiety  • Treatment of Psychosis, Part 2: Antipsychotic Medications  • Pharmacotherapy: Where Do We Stand? • Bad for the Bones: Prescription Medications and Skeletal Deterioration  • Highlights from the 16th Annual Psychopharmacology Update  • Toxico...
Audio Digest

Audio-Digest Series Special Pain Management CME Package

The Audio-Digest Series Special Pain Management CME Package contains 35 programs related to pain management. Titles include: Rheumatic Diseases: An Update on Management; Perspectives on Pain Management; Interstitial Cystitis; Pointers in Pain Management; Common Pain Disorders in Primary Care; Low Back and Hip Pain; Headache: Trends in Treatment; Pain Management: A Primary Care Perspective; The Psychiatrist/Psychologist as Pain Manager; Pediatric Orthopedics; Pearls in Pain Management; Perioper...
AudioDigest

Essentials of Non-Sterile Compounding

The practice of compounding pharmacy has undergone a significant evolution in requirements and practices in just the past year, and predictions suggest change will continue for some time to come. It is imperative that we evolve our historically reactive behaviors to a more prospective behavior that will anticipate change far before a response is necessary. This one hour webinar will provide specific considerations that non-sterile compounding pharmacy personnel can utilize to protect their bus...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

ONLINE CME: Bio This, Bio That; Understating Biologic Medications in the Treatment of Disease-Part 1 Online CE/CME Course

At the completion of this program, the participant should be able to: 1. Define what is a biologic medication. 2. Recognize the types of biological products. 3. Distinguish the differences between non-biologic and biologic medications. 4. Recognize the naming system for selected biologic medications. 5. Identify where biologic medications are currently used in the treatment of disease. 6. Review the basic pathophysiology of selected disease states that include biologic medications as p...
University Learning Systems

Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists, 7th Ed

This is a test only course (book not included). The book (or e-book) can be purchased from Amazon or some other source. This CE test is based on the book "Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists, 7th Ed." (2013, 369 pages), a highly readable text that has become the go-to resource for thousands of mental health clinicians seeking a reliable and easy-to-reference resource detailing the indications, contraindications, and side effects of psychopharmaceuticals. Organized by diso...
Professional Development Resources

Pharmacological Strategies for Trauma-Related Mental Health Complaints

Accumulation of findings implicating neurobiological dysregulations as well as overlapping features and frequent comorbidity with disorders that respond to pharmacotherapy have spurred interest in medication treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). While two medications from the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor class have U.S. Food & Drug Administration approval for PTSD, there remains controversy regarding their overall efficacy and population specificity. Other classes of m...
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

School Administrator Training (on CORE ELMS / RXpreceptor software) for Internship, Externship, and Experiential Education Departments of Participating Colleges and Universities

In depth, hands on training of all aspects and modules found within the RXpreceptor ELMS (Experiential Learning Management System) software. After completion of this training, school administrator will be able to fully set up and utilize the school’s RXpreceptor account, as well as train students and preceptors on account utilization. Covered topics include: * **Initial Account Setup** * System Configuration * System Flags and Options * Program Customization * Branding Incorporati...
CORE ELMS - Experiential Learning Management System (ELMS)

Understanding Fibromyalgia

Understanding Fibromyalgia is an online nurisng CE course intended to help healthcare professionals recognize the symptoms of fibromyalgia and diagnose it early. It will discuss potential causes, signs and symptoms, criteria for diagnosis, and treatment options.
Corexcel

Florida: Preventing Medical Errors

Outlines seven types of medical errors and the Florida laws related to them. Describes factors that increase the risk of committing a medical error and populations that are especially vulnerable to such errors. Presents five commonly used approaches that have been effective in reducing medical errors. This course meets Florida’s two-unit requirement on prevention and reporting of medical errors for initial licensure or biennial renewal of healthcare professionals. Course Objectives ...
ATrain Education Inc.

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias, 6 units

Provides healthcare workers with the skills, techniques, and strategies to care for those who have Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. It includes activities that allow participants to practice the skills and strategies they have learned. When you finish this course, you will be able to: *Describe three differences between Alzheimer’s dementia and non-Alzheimer’s dementia. *State the three National Institute on Aging and the Alzheimer's Association stages of dementia. *Ide...
ATrain Education Inc.

Cannabis (Marijuana) for Medical Use

Reviews the medicinal use of cannabis, introduces the endocannabinoid system, addresses myths, outlines therapeutic indications, and spells out dosages and routes of administration. This course addresses public policy and legal issues as use of medicinal cannabis becomes legal in a growing number of states throughout the United States. Course Objectives *Summarize the myths and truths about cannabis as a medication. *Identify phytocannabinoids, and contrast Marinol with cannabis occurri...
ATrain Education Inc.

Diabetes Type 2: Nothing Sweet About It

When you finish this course, you will be able to: *Summarize the history of Diabetes Mellitus. *Summarize the prevalence, mortality, and morbidity of diabetes. *Compare and contrast the four classifications of diabetes mellitus. *Explain the body’s regulation of blood glucose during the normal metabolism of foods and the pathology that arises with diabetes mellitus. *Describe risk factors for diabetes mellitus. *Explain the diagnostic criteria for diabetes mellitus. *Identify risk f...
ATrain Education Inc.

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