Ethics and Opioid Conference 2017

This activity will address the ethical use of opioids and treatment of patients.
University of South Alabama Office of Continuing Medical Education

Ocular Surface Diseases Disorders and Dysfunctions™: Volume 3, Number 1

Ocular surface disease (OSD) is a group of disorders commonly seen in ophthalmic practice, but it is challenging to differentially diagnose and is frequently undertreated. The consequences of undiagnosed and/or undertreated OSD can impact patient quality of life and severely affect visual acuity, especially in those undergoing cataract and/or refractive surgery. Effective diagnostics and therapeutics have been limited, but recent approvals by the US Food and Drug Administration and continued e...
Slack Inc.

Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, and Dysfunctions™: Volume 3, Number 2

Ocular surface disease (OSD) is a group of disorders commonly seen in ophthalmic practice, but it is challenging to differentially diagnose and is frequently undertreated. The consequences of undiagnosed and/or undertreated OSD can impact patient quality of life and severely affect visual acuity, especially in those undergoing cataract and/or refractive surgery. Effective diagnostics and therapeutics have been limited, but recent approvals by the US Food and Drug Administration and continued e...
Slack Inc.

Advancing the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease

It is estimated that 25 million Americans suffer from dry eye disease (DED) and that $3.8 billion is spent on DED symptom relief annually in the United States.1 DED results in ocular discomfort, visual disturbances, contact lens dropout, and may lead to ocular surface damage. Meibomian gland dysfunction is a leading cause of evaporative DED2 and is frequently found in aqueous-deficient DED,3 making it one of the most common diseases observed in eye care clinics. However, it remains one of the ...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Updates on Ocular Surface Disease, Glaucoma, and Cataract Comanagement

This continuing education (CE) activity captures content from the 1st Annual Intrepid CE-accredited Symposium held in October 2016 in Miami, FL. This educational activity consists of a supplement and 10 study questions. To obtain credit, the participant should read the learning objectives, read the material, answer all questions in the post test, and complete the activity evaluation form. This educational activity should take a maximum of 1.0 hours to complete. The target audience for th...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Spotlight On Retina: A Discussion

Learning Objectives Upon completion of this educational program, attendees should be able to: Describe the long-term outcomes of VEGF-inhibitor use and practice patterns in the management of AMD. Distinguish the differences in the reported long-term outcomes of each study. Determine how to apply this data to clinical practice and patient education regarding long-term management of wet AMD.
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Spotlight On Retina: A Case Study

Learning Objectives Upon completion of this educational program, attendees should be able to: Describe the long-term outcomes of VEGF-inhibitor use and practice patterns in the management of AMD. Distinguish the differences in the reported long-term outcomes of each study. Determine how to apply this data to clinical practice and patient education regarding long-term management of wet AMD.
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Understanding Long-Term Response Rates and Treatment Dilemmas in Diabetic Macular Edema

This continuing medical education (CME) activity captures content from a live symposium held on August 11, 2016, in San Francisco, California. Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Recognize the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of diabetic macular edema Assess the response of anti-VEGF intravitreal injections for diabetic macular edema Discuss the current and potential future therapies to treat patients with diabetic macular edema who do not respon...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Current and Emerging Glaucoma Therapy An Update on Disease-Modifying Glaucoma Treatments

This continuing medical education (CME) and continuing education (CE) activity captures content from a roundtable discussion held in March of 2017. This certified CME/CE activity is designed for optometrists managing glaucoma patients and glaucoma specialists and general ophthalmologists involved in the management of glaucomatous disorders. Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Discuss the chemical structure and mechanism of action of topical glaucoma medica...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Managing Ocular Pain and Inflammation After Cataract Surgery Differentiating Among the Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs Part 2

This continuing medical education (CME) activity captures content from an event held in February of 2017 at the ACES/SEE meeting. TARGET AUDIENCE This certified CME activity is designed for ophthalmologists involved in the comanagement of postoperative cataract patient management. v
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Managing Ocular Pain and Inflammation After Cataract Surgery Differentiating Among the Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs Part 1

This continuing medical education (CME) activity captures content from a live symposium held in October of 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Describe the pharmacokinetic properties of the bromfenac molecule Assess the ability of topical ophthalmic NSAIDs to treat postoperative inflammation and pain in a cataract patient Analyze the safety profile of the bromfenac molecule Discuss the obstacles patients face in compliance and ad...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Integrated Care for the Diabetic Patient How to Diagnose and Manage the At Risk Patient Part 2 Supplement

This continuing education (CE) activity captures content from a roundtable discussion held in September 2016. It remains clear that although diabetes is a systemic disorder, the manifestations of diabetic complications will occur without optimal glycemic and blood pressure control. Optometrists can help continually reinforce that message by educating patients about the necessity for ongoing and yearly dilated eye examinations, and discussing the potential treatments should vision loss becom...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Integrated Care for the Diabetic Patient: How to Diagnose and Manage the At-Risk Patient Webinar Part 3

It remains clear that although diabetes is a systemic disorder, the manifestations of diabetic complications will occur without optimal glycemic and blood pressure control. Optometrists can help continually reinforce that message by educating patients about the necessity for ongoing and yearly dilated eye exams, and discussing the potential treatments should vision loss become obvious. The target audience for this CE Activity is Optometrists. Learning Objectives After successfully compl...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Integrated Care for the Diabetic Patient: How to Diagnose and Manage the At-Risk Patient Webinar Part 2

It remains clear that although diabetes is a systemic disorder, the manifestations of diabetic complications will occur without optimal glycemic and blood pressure control. Optometrists can help continually reinforce that message by educating patients about the necessity for ongoing and yearly dilated eye exams, and discussing the potential treatments should vision loss become obvious. The target audience for this CE Activity is Optometrists. Learning Objectives This educational activi...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Integrated Care for the Diabetic Patient How to Diagnose and Manage the At Risk Patient Part 1

After successfully completing this activity, optometrists will have improved their ability to: Determine who is a high-risk patient for the onset of diabetic eye disease Discuss the importance of conducting yearly dilated exams on diabetic patients Develop plans to initiate comanagement of the diabetic patient with both ophthalmologists and primary care physicians/endocrinologists Implement strategies to educate patients on the ocular manifestations of diabetes
Evolve Medical Education LLC

AMD 2017: A Review of Treatment Guidelines and the Role of Appropriate Therapy Part 3

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be better able to: Assess the most recent monotherapy and combination therapy clinical study evidence using available anti-VEGF therapies for common retinal diseases, including AMD. Discuss the ocular and systemic effects of anti-VEGF therapies and how to educate patients on appropriate expectations. Develop plans to initiate treatment for conditions such as AMD using anti-VEGF agents as well as better understand when to change therapeutic...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

AMD 2017: A Review of Treatment Guidelines and the Role of Early Appropriate Therapy Part 2

As newer therapies enter the market, treatment options and dosing strategies can be impacted by the cost of treatment, which continues to be a major factor in treatment planning. Clinicians need to consider multiple treatment options in order to properly gauge the right treatment plan for any given patient’s needs. Ophthalmologists are also only one part of the treatment paradigm for patients with diabetes; as previously described these patients tend to have other manifestations of the syste...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

AMD in 2017: A Review of Treatment Guidelines and the Role of Early Appropriate Therapy

This continuing medical education (CME) activity captures content from a roundtable discussion held in September 2016. Despite the development of treatment options for common retinal diseases and the published results of many pivotal studies for these diseases, clinical experience and real-world dosing methods continue to vary and treatment remains a challenge. This roundtable addresses some of these challenges and examines outcomes of the clinical trials versus what retinal specialists encou...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Treatment Paradigms in AMD Management

The increasing number of new patients with CNV and neovascular AMD presenting to retina specialists on top of the already large and active treatment population has created a desire among clinicians to reduce treatment burden. Recent studies suggest that long-term treatment outcomes are not necessarily sustained over time. This could be a result of under treatment, disease progression, or even tachyphylaxis to the anti-VEGF drug. Until more is known about how neovascular AMD progresses and w...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Treatment Paradigms in AMD Management: Assessing Consistent Long-Term Dosing Part 2 of 2

This continuing medical education (CME) activity captures content from roundtable discussion held in June of 2017. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a chronic, progressive disease. It is a leading cause of blindness in developed countries,1-4 with an overall global prevalence of 8.69%. AMD is most prevalent in patients older than 60 years, with incidence rates expected to increase as the population ages—approximately 228 million people will be diagnosed with AMD in 2040.5 There is n...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Treatment Paradigms in AMD Management: Assessing Consistent Long-Term Dosing Part 1/2

This continuing medical education (CME) activity captures content from a roundtable discussion held in February 2017. This is part of an ongoing series of print and digital activities. This certified CME activity is designed for retina specialists and general ophthalmologists involved in the management of patients with retinal disease.
Evolve Medical Education LLC

From Trials to Treatment: Real World Applications in Medical and Surgical Retina Journal Supplement Part 1 of 3

This continuing medical education (CME) activity captures content from a roundtable discussion held in May 2017. It is clear that retina specialists will continue to see an increasing number of patients in the future, as both society ages and as more people develop sight-threatening retina diseases. The need to be fully educated on the various treatment options remains crucial to delivering the best patient care. This need should be expanded beyond exposure to multiple clinical trial data a...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

From Trials to Treatments Real World Applications in Medical and Surgical Retina

Retinal disorders, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic macular edema (DME), and retinal vein occlusion (RVO) can result in vision loss if not treated early and—in some disorders—continuously. Significant challenges lie ahead in addressing these patients’ needs, as healthcare providers are being tasked with treating increasing numbers of patients. Prevent Blindness America has found the total healthcare costs of vision problems in the U.S. in people older than 40 ye...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

From Symptom Recognition to Narcolepsy Diagnosis: Shortening the Diagnostic Journey: A Moderated Discussion with the Experts and Q&A

Patients with narcolepsy often face a long journey on their path to diagnosis and effective treatment. Combating the negative impact of narcolepsy on the lives of those affected requires that both the general public and the medical community increase their awareness of the symptoms of narcolepsy, in particular, the most common presenting symptoms: cataplexy and excessive daytime sleepiness. Improved recognition of both symptoms and objective measures of narcolepsy can shorten the burdensom...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Recognizing the Symptoms of Narcolepsy: Screening Your Sleepy Patient for Cataplexy: A Moderated Discussion with the Experts and Q&A

Patients with narcolepsy often face a long journey on their path to diagnosis and effective treatment. Combating the negative impact of narcolepsy on the lives of those affected requires that both the general public and the medical community increase their awareness of the symptoms of narcolepsy, in particular, the most common presenting symptoms: cataplexy and excessive daytime sleepiness. Improved recognition of both symptoms and objective measures of narcolepsy can shorten the burdensom...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinical Review: Oakstone Clinical Update

Topics covered by Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinical Review include: Neuro-Ophthalmic Exam, Testing and Imaging Useful in Neuro-Ophthalmology, Pupillary Abnormalities, Optic Nerve Abnormalities, Optic Nerve Abnormalities, Double Vision: Ocular Alignment and Motility Disorders and many more. Viewing Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinical Review will help you in: • Recognizing urgent neuro-ophthalmic conditions and managing or referring patients appropriately • Diagnosing common non-urgent neuro-ophthal...
CMEInfo

Cleaning IOL Posterior Surface Using the 27G Flexible Loop

Dr. Leng discusses how to assess subretinal surgery for stem cell transplantation.
Vindico Medical Education

Recognition and Prevention of Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma: State of Kentucky Mandatory Training

Nurses: Kentucky Board of Nursing, provider number 6-0022. Social Workers: Kentucky Board of Social Work, provider number KBSW130088. Objectives Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to: Describe pediatric abusive head trauma. Discuss symptoms of abusive head trauma. Identify immediate and long term consequences of abusive head trauma. Describe the physiology of abusive head trauma. Identify risk factors for abusive head trauma. Discuss intervention str...
Access Continuing Education, Inc

Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence: Applying Best Practice Guidelines State of Kentucky Mandatory Training

Nurses: Kentucky Board of Nursing, provider number 6-0022. Social Workers: Kentucky Board of Social Work, provider number KBSW130088. Objectives Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to: Define intimate partner violence/domestic violence/elder abuse, particularly in the state of Kentucky. Discuss the statistics related to intimate partner violence/domestic violence and elder abuse. Describe the effects of intimate partner violence/domestic violence on adult...
Access Continuing Education, Inc

Treating Bipolar Disorder

This CE test is based on the book "Treating Bipolar Disorder" (2005, 212 pages). This innovative manual presents a powerful approach for helping people manage bipolar illness and protect against the recurrence of manic or depressive episodes. Interpersonal and social rhythm therapy focuses on stabilizing moods by improving medication adherence, building coping skills and relationship satisfaction, and shoring up the regularity of daily rhythms or routines. Each phase of this flexible, evidence...
Professional Development Resources

MyCred Presentation Portfolios for Healthcare Professionals

MyCred Portfolios are electronic credential and achievement presentation portfolios designed to store and present an individual’s educational, professional, and experiential accomplishments. MyCred Portfolios serve to educate, influence, and inspire an individual’s viewing audience leading to stronger professional relationships and positive outcomes. MyCred Portfolios offer the flexibility, scalability, and portability to support an individual throughout their continuum of education ...
MyCred.com

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)

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