Primary Care: Topics in Allergy, Immunology and Dermatology Alaskan Cruise

◦Atopic Dermatitis ◦Diagnose this common skin disorder and understand the important allergic and nonallergic aspects ◦Urticaria ◦Identifying the many different causes of urticaria can be challenging ◦Angioedema ◦Managing patients with angioedema requires the identification of benign or life-threatening types ◦Food Allergy ◦Appreciating the new revelations in the immunologic mechanisms has led to the concepts of prevention and desensitization ◦Drug...
Continuing Education, Inc

Gastroenterology Jewels of the Baltic Cruise Conference

The purpose of this activity is to give participants an update in the diagnostic and therapeutic developments in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 1.Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Tests ◦Differentiate between tests of liver function and liver injury ◦Use a diagnostic algorithm in the work-up of abnormal liver tests 2.Hepatitis C management ◦Understand screening guidelines for HCV ◦Unde...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Family Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

The purpose of this CME activity is to review and discuss common general medical conditions and to provide guidelines for their management and prevention. Topics have been chosen to benefit the family physician, general internist and Advance Practice Professionals in an ambulatory care setting.
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

Cardiology Essentials and Case Studies, Co-Provided w/School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook Alaskan Cruise

Objectives: Participants will be invited to share their clinical experiences, concerns, and insights. Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to: •Define treatment objectives of primary and secondary prevention based on clinical assessment •Recognize non-traditional markers for coronary artery disease risk •Describe differences in prevention, diagnosis, treatment in women •Identify the indication, utility, and findings of non-invasive cardiac testing •...
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

Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Western Caribbean Cruise

Topics: 1.Recognition and assessment of the critically ill patient ◦Participants will be able to appreciate the parameters that define a critically ill patient and will be able to describe a general approach to the acute care of these patients. 2.New developments in the management of pulmonary hypertension. ◦Participants will be able to describe the main elements of the pathophysiology of pulmonary hypertension and describe some of the treatments available. 3.The ethics of futil...
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 Internal Medicine: 2018 Update Mediterranean Mosaic Cruise

Topics: ◦Obstructive Sleep Apnea ◦Office evaluation of Anemia ◦Multiple Sclerosis Update ◦End of life Challenges ◦Update on IBS ◦ An approach to Office Liver tests ◦ Gout management ◦ Post Bariatric Surgery Management ◦ Update on Anticoagulants. ◦ Health Promotion and Prevention ◦ Barriers to Adult Immunizations ◦ Upper Gastrointestinal Disease ◦ Lower GastrointestinaI Disease ◦ "Choosing Wisely" ‐ A Campaign for ALL of us ◦ An approach to Pul...
Continuing Education, Inc

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

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

RME Hot Seat – Severe Asthma: Clinical Phenotypes and the Emerging Age of Personalized Therapy

Patients with severe treatment-resistant asthma—estimated to account for 4%–10% of all asthma cases—are characterized by persistent symptoms, compromised lung function, and a significantly increased frequency and severity of high-risk outcomes. These patients are typically insensitive to corticosteroid treatment, except at very high doses—and are thus at greater risk for several serious diseases, including type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis. This elevated risk for morbidity underscores t...
RedMedEd and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

MAYO CLINIC’S CURRENT CONCEPTS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF THE ADULT ECMO PATIENT

This course takes advantage of modern educational concepts to provide clinically relevant material through realistic scenarios and simulation on ECMO initiation, management and removal. This highly interactive approach puts the learner in the position of the clinician needing to make simple thorough complex decisions commonly faced when providing ECMO. There will be limited traditional didactic presentations and a greater emphasis on interactive learning in small groups using accelerated ...
Mayo Clinic

Current Challenges in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Cancer

This course will explore specific challenging issues in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer. The importance of appropriate lung cancer screening, staging and radiographic and invasive evaluation will be presented. Difficult therapeutic topics include the appropriate treatment of indolent cancers, radiation versus surgery for early stage disease, and the rapidly expanding role of targeted and immunotherapy. The importance of a multi-disciplinary evaluation — including the patient’s p...
Virginia Mason

Primary Prevention Strategies for HIV-related Cardiovascular Disease

The use of ART prolongs survival and reduces CVD risks in HIV-infected individuals. However, the HIV-infected population also has high rates of traditional CVD, such as dyslipidemia. Clinicians must be familiar with available data to manage these risks and formulate preventive approaches. This educational activity is designed for cardiologists, infectious disease specialists, primary care physicians, and other clinicians interested in the management of patients with HIV-related cardiovascul...
ACHL

CCRN/PCCN Exam Review - Mission Hills

This three-day course is designed to provide critical care and progressive care nurses a review of AACN’s core curriculum. The course combines central knowledge-based lectures so that nurses working in the PCU and ICU arena will have a review of AACN’s Certification Blueprint. The first day will provide the critical care provider with an essential review of nursing care and interventions designed for the ICU setting. The second day of this lecture series will combine both the critical care...
MED-ED

In the Wrong Hands: Preventing Accidental Poisonings in Children

Despite the sustained progress made by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970, the percentage of childhood deaths attributed to medications continues to increase. Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, and Nurses are in a prime position to provide education and awareness through professional advocacy. This session seeks to define the scope of the problem using analytical data collected from poison control centers in the United States. In addition, recommendations for the appropriate response ...
freeCE.com

CRNA Today eJournal Part 2

On-Demand CE eJournal. This course has published ALL 6 eJournal articles for 2017. SO ALL 6 CEs are available NOW. July 2017-Noninvasive Treatment for Postdural Puncture Headache, Lt J. Fulkerson CRNA August 2017-Enhancing Perioperative Safety- OSA, M. Mullins, CRNA September 2017-Plagiarism/Copyright in Scholarly Publishing for CRNAs, J Holmes ELS October 2017-Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, R. Austin, CRNA November 2017-Prevention of Post Dural Puncture Headaches, L. Ranalli, CRN...
CRNA Today

Management of Cancer Pain: Current Guidelines

STATEMENT OF NEED Cancer patients often experience a range of symptoms that negatively impact their quality of life. Among the most debilitating is pain. Despite efforts to increase awareness, cancer pain is still underdiagnosed and undertreated and patients do not obtain complete relief. Although numerous management guidelines for cancer pain have been developed, most health care practitioners do not universally apply them. As such, there remains a considerable gap in the management of pai...
i3 Health

Preventing Medication Errors in Community Pharmacy

This program will provide tools and techniques for community pharmacists to reduce medication errors in their pharmacies. It will discuss how root cause analysis and failure mode and effects analysis can hep prevent future medication errors and improve patient safety. The program will also provide insight into how technology and electronic prescribing can cause medication errors and what community pharmacists can do to help prevent these types of errors. This program meets the requirement for...
freeCE.com

Self-Care Specialist (SCS) Unit 4: Women's Health

Women are generally not too shy in asking questions in the "Feminine Hygiene" aisle. They are very proactive about their health and given a private area, they will specifically tell you what symptoms they are having. This activity is an overview to women's most frequent health issues, including vaginal infections, urinary tract infections and menstrual maladies. We will discuss the number of sexual lubricants that are available and select the right ones be it for a woman wanting to conceive or...
freeCE.com

A Pharmacist's Dozen: A Review of the Most Influential Medications of All Time

The average life span has consistently increased over the past decades, or even century, due to huge advances in overall health care, but with particular attention to medicinal breakthroughs. Year after year, more and more medications are developed and marketed to become some of the most famous medications of all time. In this presentation, we will take a step back, and review what can be considered the most influential medications ever. Some medications can be debated as to having either a po...
freeCE.com

The Forgotten Organs: Complications with the Kidney - Anemia Management in Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is estimated to affect approximately 10% of the population in the United States. This means that roughly 2 million people are affected by CKD. Numerous complications can develop in these patients, including anemia. Anemia can have a profound effect on a patient’s quality of life and is an important complication to address in this patient population.
freeCE.com

Navigating New Age Asthma Therapy

This activity will provide a brief review on the etiology/pathophysiology of asthma and will outline pharmacotherapy options for treatment, with an emphasis placed on new/emerging therapies.
freeCE.com

Bone Health: Beyond Calcium

Along with an aging society, cases of osteopenia and osteoporosis are on the rise. Due to various reasons, from side-effects of conventional therapy to a greater interest in preventative wellness, practitioners and patients alike are looking for alternatives and complements to conventional drug treatment for healthy bones.
freeCE.com

From the Patient’s Lens: Winning Communications for the Most Difficult Encounters

Pharmacy team members with excellent skills in communications stand out! These are usually the team members who are asked to de-escalate situations with customers, as others back slowly away. With the appropriate use of keenly developed skills, magic unfolds! Suddenly, the angry customer is speaking rationally and working through the same situation that caused an explosion with another well-intentioned team member. How is it, then, that the two associates achieve vastly different results when ...
freeCE.com

Tools for Validating Prescriptions for Controlled Substances

The Florida Board of Pharmacy now requires all pharmacists to complete a 2 hour, board approved continuing education course on the Validation of Prescriptions for Controlled Substances. Pharmacists seeking license renewal in the state of Florida will need this course prior to the September 2017 renewal. This activity will meet these requirements by providing an in depth review of Florida Statute 64B16-27.831, which covers Validation of Prescriptions for Controlled Substances.
freeCE.com

The Opioid Crisis: From Misuse to Abuse to Death

Opioid overdoses and deaths have been increasing at an alarming rate. The over-prescribing and misuse of prescription opioids in recent years has led to heroin abuse, overdoses and deaths in numbers never seen before. Contributing to these deaths has been the contamination of heroin with fentanyl, fentanyl analogs, and other synthetic opioids. Abuse-deterrent formulations, prescription drug monitoring programs and "bystander" naloxone availability are some of the strategies being used to attem...
freeCE.com

The Abuse of "Non-Abusable" Drugs

Most drugs that are commonly abused are federally controlled drugs, restricting their use. However, there are a number of prescription drugs and over-the-counter drugs that theoretically don't have abuse potential but are taken non-medically due to their psychoactive effects. The misuse of these drugs can lead to overdoses and other complications. This presentation will review the non-controlled drugs that are abused and the toxic effects associated with their misuse.
freeCE.com

I'll Try Anything! Using Prescription and OTC Products to Manage Menopause Symptoms

Menopause happens to every woman, if she is fortunate enough to survive to middle adulthood but each woman experiences menopause differently. Many women seek help in managing the various symptoms of menopause, especially hot flashes. This program covers the supplements and prescription medications that can help your patients calm the flames of menopause.
freeCE.com

PRS 104.1: Compliance with Patient Safety Requirements

This course examines the factors that literally set pharmacists and technicians up to fail in most pharmacy practice environments. It considers how practitioners and managers can work together to meet their shared responsibility of reducing the occurrence of pharmacy errors. The class discusses the relatively unseen, but nevertheless important, fact that pharmacists correct many errors made by prescribers and patients; all to the benefit of drug therapy. The class considers how regulatory obje...
freeCE.com

Pharmacy Law Case Studies: Community Practice

This program reviews ten legal cases that illustrate pharmacist responsibilities under the law. The legal case analysis begins with foundational principles related to order processing accuracy and the duty to conduct patient education. The discussion then expands to current issues such as compounding and prescription drug abuse prevention.
freeCE.com

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Akron

Although there are many programs available for those working in critical care, there is a need for those that are considered the "experts" to be challenged and further build their critical thinking skills. With the constant changes in evidence-based practice that drives what and why we do what we do, for many of us the only way to stay on top of the changes is through interaction in seminar format. Come learn, grow, and be challenged as we move beyond the basics with the sickest of our patient...
MED-ED

CCRN Exam Review (Adult) - Sacramento

This two-day course provides the critical care nurse with a review of AACN’s core curriculum. The agenda combines central knowledge-based lectures for nurses working in the ICU with an essential review of nursing care and interventions according to the AACN exam blueprint for the critical care provider. This review is not an introduction to the environment of the ICU, but a comprehensive update for the professional already in practice at the bedside and preparing for the certification examin...
MED-ED

An Evolving Treatment Landscape for Inflammatory Disease: Debating Interchangeability, Efficacy, and Safety of Biosimilars

Health care spending has grown much faster than the rest of the economy, and this trend is seemingly unsustainable.1 Biologic agents are highly effective against inflammatory diseases, but may be restricted by many health care plans due to cost. Biosimilars offer a potential solution as a cost-effective alternative to biologic agents. Biosimilars have been available in Europe since 2005. In the United States, the first biosimilar monoclonal antibody, infliximab, was approved for rheumatoid art...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Everything Cardiac - New Orleans

This program provides a clinically applicable review of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology, cardiac assessment, cardiovascular pharmacology and interventions based on current guidelines for the most common cardiac disorders seen in clinical practice. Content includes a review of cardiac physiology that can be applied in daily practice, the physiological basis for cardiovascular drug therapy and the pathophysiology, diagnosis and guideline-based treatment strategies for heart failure...
MED-ED

CCRN Exam Review (Adult) - Raleigh

This two-day course provides the critical care nurse with a review of AACN’s core curriculum. The agenda combines central knowledge-based lectures for nurses working in the ICU with an essential review of nursing care and interventions according to the AACN exam blueprint for the critical care provider. This review is not an introduction to the environment of the ICU, but a comprehensive update for the professional already in practice at the bedside and preparing for the certification examin...
MED-ED

Primary Care Updates in Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Medicine

Primary care physicians, allied health professionals, and nurses are of paramount importance in the care of patients. They play a fundamental role in the screening, diagnosis and treatment of many important medical conditions, as well as numerous impactful quality of life conditions— many of which can be treated definitively under the care of the primary care team. The primary care team is often the gateway for patients to seek and obtain care for quality of life issues that can be very t...
Virginia Mason

Big Biologics and MABs...and the Increasing Immunosuppressed World

Big Biologics and MABs is designed for RNs and LVNs who care for patients taking immunosuppressant/biologic medications. This course discusses immunosuppression, biologic therapies, and monoclonal antibodies. It will help medical professionals decrease infection risk and provide education for immunocompromised patients.
Corexcel

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Bellevue

Although there are many programs available for those working in critical care, there is a need for those that are considered the "experts" to be challenged and further build their critical thinking skills. With the constant changes in evidence-based practice that drives what and why we do what we do, for many of us the only way to stay on top of the changes is through interaction in seminar format. Come learn, grow, and be challenged as we move beyond the basics with the sickest of our patient...
MED-ED

What’s Next for IPF Therapy?

These video-based roundtable discussions highlight key IPF updates provided at a recent annual meeting on pulmonary disease. Expert faculty reflect on new information on IPF and discuss the impact it has on patients.
The France Foundation

Applying the Evidence on Antifibrotic Agents for IPF

These video-based roundtable discussions highlight key IPF updates provided at a recent annual meeting on pulmonary disease. Expert faculty reflect on new information on IPF and discuss the impact it has on patients.
The France Foundation

What Do the Experts Say about New Developments in the Diagnosis of ILD?

These video-based roundtable discussions highlight key IPF updates provided at a recent annual meeting on pulmonary disease. Expert faculty reflect on new information on IPF and discuss the impact it has on patients.
The France Foundation

NYU Intensive Review of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: NYU School of Medicine Board Review

Topics covered by NYU Intensive Review of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation include: Lower Extremity Amputation, Lower Limb Prosthetics, Upper Limb Prosthetics, Geriatric Rehabilitation, Interventional Pain Procedures, Neurogenic Communication Disorders, Dysphagia, Spasticity, Traumatic Brain Injury, Burns, Cardiac Rehabilitation and many more.  Studying NYU Intensive Review of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will help you to: • Prepare for the American Board of Physical Medicine...
CMEInfo

FREE Dermatology CME

Upgrade your practice of Dermatology and earn Free Dermatology CME credits with these Free Dermatology CME programs from CMEList.com. Programs are typically 1-2 hours long and feature slide-video lectures from specialists in Dermatology.
CMEList.com

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