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

Aging: Challenges for Clinicians

Aging: Challenges for Clinicians is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that provides a review of the aging process, illustrating potential challenges and effective solutions. Americans are living longer and there are proportionately more older adults than in previous generations due to the post-World War II baby boom. Many Americans are now living into their eighties and beyond. In healthcare, the volume of older people may soon outnumber the supply of healthcare professionals...
Professional Development Resources

Therapy Tidbits - September/October 2017

Therapy Tidbits – September/October 2017 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the September/October 2017 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent bi-monthly newspaper intended to keep mental health professionals informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are: Practical Benefits Debatable for Geropsychology Specialty — Generalist vs specialist? This article examines which option may be a more se...
Professional Development Resources

Drugs and Genes: Pharmacogenomics for the Modern Health Care Team 2017

Pharmacogenomics (PGx), the study of how one’s genes may affect an individual’s response to medication, has reached the translational stage for various specialties in medicine. This conference provides the background, resources and practical application examples to implement pharmacogenomics and make a difference in patients' lives. Mayo Clinic experts, with experience leading the implementation of pharmacogenomics, will provide practical guidance on a range of topics, background and ...
Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine

Women of Resilience

The qualities and components of what we know as resilience are explored in case studies over a 4-day live conference. Multiple speakers and topics reveal how many have transformed their lives and the lives of many by the resilience they displayed in their lives.
Creativity and Madness / AMED

The Immunosuppression Balancing Act: Preserving Long-Term Allograft Function for Optimal Patient Outcomes

The current goal of transplant medicine and immunology is to develop strategies to extend the life and functionality of every allograft. Outcomes of renal and liver transplantation have improved; yet, allograft loss remains a substantial problem associated with increased morbidity, mortality, and costs. Education to transplant clinicians about evaluating all aspects of post-transplant care, including regular monitoring, can lead to a reduction in allograft dysfunction or loss. In addition, ...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Integrated Care Strategies to Address the Impact of Residual Symptoms on Functional Outcomes in MDD

Depression is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. It affects individuals, families, businesses, and society and is common in patients seeking care in the primary care setting. Approximately 55% of patients will respond to treatment with the initial antidepressant. Yet, even in those patients who respond to treatment and achieve remission, residual symptoms can significantly inhibit functionality and increase the risk of relapse and recurrence. Despite these challenges, MDD ca...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Treating the Full Spectrum of Narcolepsy: Improving Nighttime Symptoms to Enhance Daytime Quality of Life: 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

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

Challenges in Patient Safety in Psychiatry

Patients with mental illness are at higher risk for adverse events including suicide, lack of medication adherence, and less likely to seek help during relapse. As pressure to discharge increases in addition to treatment plans, patients with mental illness must also have a safety plan beyond the length of hospitalization that makes the patient an equal participant and involves their entire care team, including family members. In this CME Outfitters Snack, expert faculty will discuss safety...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Ethics & Risk Management: Expert Tips 8

Ethics & Risk Management: Expert Tips 8 is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that addresses a wide variety of ethics and risk management topics, written by experts in the field.
Professional Development Resources

Biomarkers, Treatments, and Comorbidities: Translating Data to Clinical Practice When Managing Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

This video is a replay of a plenary session from the 9th Annual Chair Summit Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development held in Miami, Florida on September 15 – 17, 2016. At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to: - Examine the incidence of MS misdiagnosis and develop strategies to improve diagnosis. - Review the clinical course of MS and its significance to treatment selection. - Examine the current treatment landscape for MS and recent clinical upda...
CME Outfitters, LLC

An Epidemic of Burnout and Increased Risk of Suicide in Medicine: Strategies for Healthcare Providers

This video is a replay of a plenary session from the 9th Annual Chair Summit Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development held in Miami, Florida on September 15 – 17, 2016. At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to recognize the risk of burnout and suicide among healthcare providers and learn to develop a personal and organizational strategy to increase resilience.
CME Outfitters, LLC

Bringing Health Care Providers Together to Diagnose and Treat Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Although the most common of the restrictive lung diseases, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare but deadly disease, affecting an estimated 6.8 to 42.7 per 100,000 people, with higher rates in those older than 65 years, and resulting in approximately 40,000 deaths annually in the United States. Education to community pulmonologists, radiologists, and primary care physicians, as well as the multidisciplinary team is important to increase knowledge related to recognition and diagnosis...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Depression in Children and Adolescents

This video is a replay of a plenary session from the 9th Annual Chair Summit Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development held in Miami, Florida on September 15 – 17, 2016. At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to screen adolescents ages 12 to 18 years for major depressive disorder, describe the common comorbid disorders associated with major depression in children and adolescents, and consider best-practice options for the treatment of major depression in ...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Paradise Lost: The Neurobiology of Child Abuse and Neglect

This video is a replay of a plenary session from the 9th Annual Chair Summit Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development held in Miami, Florida on September 15 – 17, 2016. At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to recognize the impact of early childhood trauma on long-term outcomes.
CME Outfitters, LLC

Hypnotic Medications and Suicide: Risk, Mechanisms, Mitigation and the FDA

This video is a replay of a plenary session from the 9th Annual Chair Summit Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development held in Miami, Florida on September 15 – 17, 2016. At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to evaluate the relationship between hypnotics and increased risk of suicide.
CME Outfitters, LLC

Management of Breakthrough Disease Activity in MS

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: •Analyze data from clinical trials of disease modifying therapies to inform personalized treatment and monitoring of outcomes for patients with MS •Access reliable and evidence-based resources in order to stay current with advances in the management of MS
The France Foundation

Primary Care and Women's Health-Key Topics and Core Strategies Hawaiian Islands Cruise

Topics: •Hormonal Alternatives in Managing Menopause: 2015 Guidelines from The North American Menopause Society. •Treating and Screening for STD’s: Current CDC Guidelines •Managing Abnormal Pap Smears: 2015 Guidelines from ASCCP •Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Newer Terminology and Management •Update on Hormonal Contraception •Communicating with Patients: Medical Writing, Health Literacy, Medical Websites and More •Medications and Pregnancy-an Overview of Current Usea...
Continuing Education, Inc

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise November 2018

1.ETHICS & BIOETHICS 1 Hour 2.REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - Overview of Federal and State Laws 1 Hour 3.ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) versus ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (EMR) 1 Hour 4.END-OF-LIFE DECISIONS - Ethical and Legal Issues 1 Hour 5.FEDERAL AND STATE REGULATION OF PAIN MANAGEMENT 2 Hours 6.MEDICAL AND FORENSIC EXPERT WITNESS AND TESTIMONY 1 Hour 7.OFFICIAL DISABILITY GUIDELINES AND AMA GUIDES IN WORKERS COMPENSATION AND NON-OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES 2 Hours 8.PROF...
Continuing Education, Inc

Practical Neurology Greece and Croatia Cruise Co-Provided with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

Purpose: This course will provide a working knowledge of the most common neurological problems and reinforce principles of clinical diagnosis while reviewing the symptoms and signs of most major neurological diseases. The seminar will also present clear, practical guidelines for managing these common problems including how to integrate laboratory tests and imaging techniques into the patient's evaluation. Finally, the current treatment for these disorders will be developed in sufficient de...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology Western Caribbean Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Primary Care and Women's Health-Key Topics and Core Strategies Holy Land and Ancient Kingdoms Cruise

◦Hormonal Alternatives in Managing Menopause: Guidelines from the North American Menopause Society. ◦Treating and Screening for STDs: Current CDC Guidelines ◦Managing Abnormal Pap Smears: Current Guidelines from ASCCP ◦Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Newer Terminology and Management ◦Update on Hormonal Contraception: the Move towards LARC ◦Communicating with Patients: Medical Writing, Health Literacy, Medical Websites and More ◦Medications and Pregnancy-an Overview with new...
Continuing Education, Inc

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Alaskan Cruise

◦ETHICAL ASPECTS OF MEDICINE & TELEMEDICINE - 1 Hour ◦REGULATION OF MEDICAL AND TELEMEDICINE PRACTICES - 2 Hours ◦ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) versus ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (EMR) - 1 Hour ◦END-OF-LIFE DECISIONS - Ethical and Legal Issues - 1 Hour ◦FEDERAL AND STATE REGULATION OF PAIN MANAGEMENT - 2 Hours ◦MEDICAL AND FORENSIC EXPERT WITNESS AND TESTIMONY - 1 Hour ◦OFFICIAL DISABILITY GUIDELINES AND AMA GUIDES IN WORKERS COMPENSATION AND NON-OCCUPATIONAL I...
Continuing Education, Inc

Primary Care and Geriatrics: Addressing Issues of Aging Patients-2018 Update Alaskan Cruise

"Whose Life Is It Anyway" "Get Smart" About Diabetic Management In The Geriatric Population" "Driving Miss Daisy": Driving Assessment of the Elderly How to Be A GENE-ius: An Entertaining Guide Through Genetic Drug Sensitivity Testing C. difficile - Muy Dificil The Ten Commandments of Medical Ethics Osteoporosis Redefining Alzheimer's Disease To Sleep: Perchance to Dream Management of Constipation Where Pain Management Meets Addiction Medicine COPD and t...
Continuing Education, Inc

Palliative Medicine and End of Life Care: 2018 Update Including Related Topics in Neurology Alaskan Cruise

•History of Palliative Care - setting the stage •Gap Analysis - quality approach to practice improvement •Palliative Care and Hospice - relationship and differences •Advanced Care Directives/Advanced Care Protocols - prognostic uncertainty and tools for family and patient conversations •Mental State - delirium, MCI and dementia •Can the Patient Hear Me? - awareness, unresponsiveness and coma •Pain Management and Palliative Care •Stroke - follow-up and prognosis •COPD,...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Family Medicine and Women's Health Eastern Caribbean Cruise

Topics: ◦Contraception – Beyond Pills, Condoms, and Sterilization ◦Menopause – The Heat Goes On ◦Abnormal Uterine Bleeding ◦HPV Disease – Cervical Cancer and Beyond ◦Management of Depression in Primary Care ◦Health Promotion and Prevention ◦Barriers to Adult Immunizations ◦Premenstrual syndrome – How can I help my Patient ◦High Risk Pregnancy: Doctor - what about my future health? ◦Diabetes in pregnant women and beyond ◦Infertility – Basic evaluation o...
Continuing Education, Inc

Pediatrics Western Mediterranean Cruise

The purpose of this CME activity is to provide a broad review of the general medical management of children. Topics: ◦Pediatric Concussion Update and Management ◦Pediatric Fracture: What you need to know if you didn't do an Orthopedic Residency ◦Sports Supplementation From Use Through Abuse ◦Sports Related Lower Extremity Injuries ◦Pediatric Upper Extremity Overuse Injuries ◦Pediatric Water Safety: Get In If You Dare ◦Altered Mental Status in the Pediatric Patien...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Primary Care: 2018 Update including Healthcare Communications and The Team Approach to Patient Care Alaskan Cruise

Topics: ◦End-of-Life and Advanced Care Planning ◦The New Epidemic of Burnout ◦How to navigate through different Hypertension Guidelines ◦Latest advances in the management of Hyperlipidemia ◦New Medications Update ◦Effective Negotiation (With Patients, staff, colleagues and family!) ◦Working in Highly Functioning Teams ◦Diabetes 2018 Update ◦Update on Communication Skills ◦The Neuroscience of Anger and the Angry Encounter ◦Difficult Conversations ◦The Ele...
Continuing Education, Inc

Update on Indications, Interactions and Complications in the Use of Pharmaceuticals Western Mediterranean Cruise

Drug Abuse and Misuse (2 hrs) ◦ Identify the dangers associated with the nonmedical use of prescription and OTC medications. ◦ Devise ways to prevent medication abuse in your patients and drug diversion/mis-use within your practice. ◦Compare and contrast challenges with Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs and behind the counter status. ◦ Discuss the use of marijuana (and its active ingredients) for various medicinal purposes. Understanding Patient’s Approaches in Self...
Continuing Education, Inc

Family Medicine and Sleep Medicine Western Mediterranean Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Neurology and the Legal/Ethical Aspects of End-of-Life Care Western Caribbean Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Autism/ADHD and Developmental Disabilities through the Lifespan Alaskan Cruise

Topics: ◦ Introduction to Developmental Disabilities ◦ Prematurity and its Consequences ◦ Cerebral Palsy ◦ Children’s Environmental Health ◦ Environmental Health Disparities ◦ Safe and Healthy School Environments ◦Medical Care for Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities ◦ ADHD in Children ◦ ADHD in Adults ◦ Autism in Children ◦ Autism and Fragile X in Adults ◦ Asperger’s Disorder ◦ Behavioral Management
Continuing Education, Inc

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

LEGAL MEDICINE & MEDICAL ETHICS ◦WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION ◦ABLM-UAS Seminar Program ◦Welcome Cruise Seminar Attendees ◦Glossary of Legal Medicine Terms ◦ETHICS & BIOETHICS - 1 Hour ◦Medical Ethics Topics, Professionalism, and Communication ◦Ethics and Bioethics ◦Medscape Ethics Questionnaire ◦REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - Overview of State and Federal Laws - 2 Hours ◦Medical Education and Licensing ◦Peer Review, Credentialing, and ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Emergency Medicine and The Psychology of Stress/Trauma in Patients/Providers Alaskan Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Infectious Diseases Cuban Cruise

1.Update Adult Vaccines ◦List vaccine preventable infections and their burden of disease ◦ List appropriate vaccines for adults ◦List strategies to increase uptake of adult vaccines 2.Antimicrobial Stewardship ◦List the benefits of stewardship for individual patients and the healthcare system ◦List interventions of effective stewardship 3.Update Respiratory Tract Infections ◦List common pathogens of RTIs ◦List appropriate management of RTIs 4.Update UTIs ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Medical Management of Pain: 2018 Update Southern Caribbean Cruise

Topics : •Opioid Therapy - Cancer •Opioid Therapy - CNCP •Guidelines Canadian 2010- opioid use for pain •Pain Pathophysiology •Neuropathic pain guidelines •Visceral pain •Individual Opioids ◦ Oxycodone ◦Methadone ◦Buprenorphine ◦Tapentadol •Opioid choices - clinical scenarios •Adjuvants •Pain processing disorders- fibromyalgia, etc. •Non-drug approaches to pain •Psychiatric correlates to chronic pain •Cannabinoids •Pain Assessment and o...
Continuing Education, Inc

Beating Depression, Anxiety and Narcotics Addiction: 2018 Update Western Mediterranean Cruise

Physicians in primary care need up-to date, standardized and precise measuring tools for identifying SUD and their readiness for treatment ◦Assess levels of substance use in primary care ◦In the last 20 years physicians seek better strategies of managing Dual diagnosis (patients with mental health issues and SUD's) ◦How to manage Dual Diagnosis. ◦Patient readiness for SUD treatment (or change) is often difficult to assess but is a very important variable in a successful...
Continuing Education, Inc

Women's Health Eastern Caribbean Cruise

The course is specifically geared towards any practitioner who treats women, including gynecologists, family physicians, internists, nurse practitioners, and nurses.
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Primary Care, Hospice, Palliative Care, Impaired Healthcare Professionals, Hematology, Oncology and the History of Medicine Western Mediterranean Cruise

Topics: ◦Osteoporosis ◦Be comfortable screening, diagnosing and treating Osteoporosis with the medications available. ◦Dementia ◦Be familiar with the work up and treatment and how to distinguish the various causes of Dementia ◦Choosing Wisely ◦Become familiar with the judicious ordering of tests and procedures ◦Case Studies in Primary Care ◦Participate in an interactive session to try and diagnose some common diseases with atypical presentations. ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Physical/Mental Health: Navigating the Challenges Across the Spectrum of Life Greek Isles Cruise

1.Pain Management in the Age of Diversion ◦How to treat pain in this current environment: Case studies in pain management ◦Multi-modal pain control ◦ Navigating Black Box Warnings ◾Clinical relevance and background of Black Box Warnings ◾Newest Black Box Warnings: Opiates and Benzodiazepines 2.Bugs, Drugs and Bureaucracy ◦Expectations for the new Joint Commission Antibiotic Stewardship Standard 2017 ◾What you need to know to develop a good pro...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Travel Medicine and Palliative Care Southern Caribbean Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Pediatric/Adult Allergy and Negotiating/Mediating Healthcare Disputes Mexican Riviera Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Building Resilience in your Young Client

Building Resilience in your Young Client is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that offers a wide variety of resilience interventions that can be used in therapy, school, and home settings. It has long been observed that there are certain children who experience better outcomes than others who are subjected to similar adversities, and a significant amount of literature has been devoted to the question of why this disparity exists. Research has largely focused on what has been...
Professional Development Resources

Therapy Tidbits - July/August 2017

Therapy Tidbits – July/August 2017 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the May/June 2017 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent bi-monthly newspaper intended to keep mental health professionals informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are: Telebehavioral Health is Psychology’s Future - Promotes key benefits to telebehavioral health and practical considerations that should be made before em...
Professional Development Resources

Light on the Dark Side of the Street: Living Well in a Stress and Trauma world

What is stressful about your work? What do you find traumatic in your work? Where are the sources of grief in your life? The answers to these questions do not exist in vacuums, of course, but interact with and influence the others. We often have more wisdom about coping than we apply and the barriers to doing what we know helps are worth considering. It is possible to find light and live well on the dark side of the street where stress, trauma and loss are common, but it’s not easy or automa...
The Association for Death Education and Counseling

Applied Behavior Analysis for Autism

Applied Behavior Analysis for Autism is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides evidence-based behavioral interventions for the minimally verbal child with autism. The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) currently seems to be holding steady at one in 68 children (or 1.46 percent). The communication challenges of these children are widely known and require specialized early interventions to overcome them. This course presents evidence-based strategies ...
Professional Development Resources

Mental Health 101: The Class No One Wants to Talk About

The need for mental and behavioral health services on college and university campuses is increasing for both new students who arrive with documented psychiatric disabilities and other students who are coping with traumatic life issues, stress, anxiety, depression, and emerging mental and behavioral health illnesses. The American College Health Association (ACHA) organized a national research survey (National College Health Assessment, NCHA) which provides the largest known comprehensive data s...
CME Outfitters, LLC

State of the Art in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mood Disorders

Bipolar disorder is a frequent and clinically complex psychiatric disorder. Patients with bipolar disorder are exceptionally challenging to manage because of the dynamic, chronic, and fluctuating nature of their disease. These patients frequently have co-occurring disorders that can impact treatment selection. While healthcare providers may see mixed features in depressed and bipolar depressed patients in daily practice, they may not appreciate that the presence of mixed states is a particular...
CME Outfitters, LLC

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