Coordinating Care to Improve Outcomes in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis: Bridging Rheumatology and Dermatology

With psoriatic arthritis (PsA), effective diagnosis and treatment present a challenge. While dermatologists are the front-line clinicians managing psoriasis, they do not routinely screen for PsA. The rheumatologists,who are best positioned to treat PsA,do not have access to the patients unless referred by the dermatologists. Coordination of care has never been more important than in the prompt diagnosis and treatment of PsA. With the substantial health and economic burden that PsA imposes,...
CME Outfitters, LLC

The Latest on Key Nutrients, Dietary Supplementation, and Healthy Skin: A Virtual Reality Learning Experience

Skin is widely known to reflect a person’s general inner-health status and aging, but do clinicians who treat patients’ skin think about what the skin may be saying about a patient’s overall health status? Nutrition has a critical role in optimizing health and preventing disease, but few clinicians are aware of the data supporting dietary supplementation. With our aging population the link between nutrition, dietary supplementation, and healthy skin is a growing area of research and ...
CME Outfitters, LLC

A Framework for Successful Intrathecal Pain Management: New Insights from the 2017 Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference (PACC) Guidelines

Once perceived to be a management approach reserved for salvage therapy—the final straw—after failure of oral high dose opioids, intrathecal drug delivery (IDD) has been established as a cost-effective and efficacious pain management strategy for patients with refractory chronic pain. As the use of IDD expands, there is a need to reduce variability among health care providers in medications that are used, patient selection, trialing, and dosing in order to improve safety and patient outcom...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Everything Neuro - Atlantic City

This course provides healthcare professionals with a foundation of correlative neuro anatomy and physiology as it pertains to the neurological patient and his or her assessment. We will provide an overview of the pathophysiological processes and complications encountered in the neurologic patient. Clinical assessment findings will be discussed, as well as various etiologies that contribute to these conditions. An in-depth review of traumatic brain injuries, strokes and brain tumor will be prov...
MED-ED

Updates in the Treatment of C. difficile Infection: Faculty Insights

This CME activity addresses recent developments in the treatment and prevention of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) and its recurrence. In these video-based interviews, two faculty discuss the clinical implications of recently released data on the management of CDI. This is the first in a series of five educational activities on CDI to be released in 2017. Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Further, recurrence of CDI is common...
ACHL

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Anaheim

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/PCCN Exam Review - Flushing

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

Topics in Emergency Medicine

TARGET AUDIENCE This course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, paramedics, pre-hospital emergency medicine care providers and all other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty, but also of additional related disciplines which both impact and are impacted by it. PROGRAM PURPOSE The practitioner of emergency medicine must possess evidence-based scientific background for competent clinical practice; maint...
Northwest Seminars

Hot Topics in Anesthesia

TARGET AUDIENCE This course is designed for physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, registered nurses and other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty but also of all additional, related disciplines which may impact it. PROGRAM PURPOSE Presentations are designed to facilitate the physician, nurse specialist, and other providers maintaining skills of the same kind to review and update knowledge and ab...
Northwest Anesthesia Seminars

CEN Exam Review - Fort Lauderdale

This course is a review of emergency nursing designed to assist the participant in successfully obtaining CEN certification. The course offers lectures, graphics, videos and practice questions in many of the areas that are tested on the CEN Exam. This review will provide not only a knowledge base for successfully completing the exam, but also a foundation for further study as the participant works towards emergency nursing certification. Why Be Certified Successfully completing the Certifi...
MED-ED

Primary Care Update 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018: Pharmacogenomics : Guided therapy in Psychiatry and Cardiology Friday, January 26, 2018 What’s New with Lipid Management: Managing Statin Intolerance, Consensus Recommendations, New Evidence, & PCSK9 Inhibitors Saturday, January 27, 2018 What’s New with Hypertension: How Low to Go, New Evidence, Consensus Recommendations, and Treating Resistant Hypertension
University Learning Systems

13th Annual Midwest Hospital Medicine Conference

Explain the challenges for hospital-based healthcare professionals in the Midwest. Identify nosocomial infections and how to prevent, diagnose and treat them. Explain risk factors for opioid abuse and strategies to minimize potential for abuse. Describe signs and symptoms of alcohol and opioid withdrawal and evidence based strategies to manage alcohol and opioid withdrawal. Analyze inpatient guidelines for treatment of conditions such as COPD and Pneumonia. Describe key features of effect...
Northwestern University

Case Studies on Improving Patient Engagement through the HIV Continuum of Care: A STEP-HIV

This activity will focus on the stages of the HIV Care Continuum and – using New York City as an example – shows how data systems can be used to improve HIV prevention and care services provided by the healthcare team. This interactive webinar is the latest in a series of Special Training for Effective Providers in HIV (STEP-HIV) initiatives developed by ACTHIV and the American Academy of CME, Inc. to promote HIV workforce development.
American Academy of CME

Case Studies in Recognizing and Managing Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Individuals: A STEP-HIV Initiative

his webinar is the latest in a series of Special Training for Effective Providers in HIV (STEP-HIV) initiatives developed by ACTHIV and the American Academy of CME, Inc. to promote HIV workforce development through education for healthcare professionals who are in training or who are in practice but are new to HIV medicine. It will focus on the recognition and management of opportunistic infections encountered among HIV-infected patients and provide a review of guidelines on when to start ART ...
American Academy of CME

Case Studies in HIV and HCV Coinfection: A STEP-HIV Initiative

This webinar is the latest in a series of Special Training for Effective Providers in HIV (STEP-HIV) initiatives developed by ACTHIV and the American Academy of CME, Inc. to promote HIV workforce development through education for healthcare professionals who are in training or who are in practice but are new to HIV medicine. It will focus on the approach to evaluation and management of patients with HIV/chronic HCV infection, beginning with a review of current epidemiologic data and management...
American Academy of CME

Case Studies in Managing the Treatment‐Experienced HIV Patient: A STEP-HIV Initiative

To achieve optimal health outcomes, people living with HIV require continuous access to quality care and treatment for HIV as well as for their other health conditions. (Institute of Medicine 2012) However at the same time, it has been documented that there are an insufficient number of health care professionals with the necessary expertise to care for the growing number of individuals living with HIV.
American Academy of CME

Navigating Changes in LDL Management: Focus on PCSK9 Inhibitors Meeting Coverage from the CRT Conference 2017

This live symposium coverage at the CRT Conference 2017 in Washington D.C. features expert faculty who discuss current changes and challenges in LDL management in an evolving therapeutic environment. New therapeutic agents, including PCSK9 inhibitors and their role in the existing statin-based drug armamentarium, are evaluated from a risk-benefit profile as an option for treating populations who may not be good candidates for statin therapy. Newly issued cholesterol guidelines for managing bot...
ACHL

Office-Based Infusions Toolkit: A Setup Guide for Your Practice

Do you want to improve immunology care outcomes, increase medication compliance rates, grow your practice, and improve your relationship with patients? If so, then an in-house infusion clinic might be right for you and your patients. View this detailed, yet simple practice-setup guide for: - Business and financial planning templates - Infusion pricing and reimbursement information - Tips for patient recruitment and rapid growth strategies - Staffing considerations ...
ACHL

Nurse Executive Exam Review (Basic & Advanced) - Mystic

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to prepare to successfully pass the Basic or Advanced ANCC certification exam. The course combines knowledge-based lectures so that the nursing leaders will have a review of current trends, important leadership skills and essential management concepts designed specifically for current nursing leaders. Day 1 will provide a review of leadership and management, problem solving and quality management, nursing research, evidence-based practice ...
MED-ED

Current Concepts in Cardiopulmonary Care - Atlantic City

This two-day course is geared to providing the new and experienced nurse, CRNA and respiratory therapist with a review of cardiopulmonary system pathophysiology along with common issues seen often in today’s environment. Also a review of heart failure, along with pulmonary hypertension, will be presented with common treatment plans. Finally, a discussion and presentation of sepsis and its effects on the heart and lungs will also be presented. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES This program prepa...
MED-ED

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - St. Louis

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

PathoPhys: NBCRNA Core Module #3

This program has been recognized by the NBCRNA at a CPC Core Module - Human Physiology Pathophysiology #3. This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 7.5 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1034684; Expiration Date 5/4/2019. This is an all encompassing course covering: cardiac, respiratory, hematological, gastrointestinal, renal, neurological, endocrine and musculocutaneous. Pathophys: NBCRNA Core Module #1 helps to re-introduce experienced ...
CRNA Today

Comprehensive Colposcopy

This evidence-based course is designed for the beginning/intermediate colposcopist. It will also benefit clinicians needing updated information about the newly published 2012 Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines, the Updated Consensus Guidelines for Managing Abnormal Cervical Cancer Screening Tests and Cancer Precursors, and new concepts about HPV screening and triage, treatment methods, and HPV epidemiology. The course is designed to improve competencies I medical knowledge, practice-based le...
American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology - ASCCP

HIV/HCV Coinfection: A Primer for Pharmacists and Nurses

It is estimated that in the United States approximately 25% of patients infected with HIV are also coinfected with the hepatitis C virus. This percentage increases to 80% in patients with HIV who also inject drugs. Research has shown that HIV accelerates the progression of liver disease in coinfected patients and increases the risk of developing cirrhosis and cirrhosis complications. In the era of direct-acting antivirals the landscape for treating coinfected patients has changed dramatically ...
freeCE.com

HIV/HCV Coinfection: A Primer for Pharmacists and Nurses

It is estimated that in the United States approximately 25% of patients infected with HIV are also coinfected with the hepatitis C virus. This percentage increases to 80% in patients with HIV who also inject drugs. Research has shown that HIV accelerates the progression of liver disease in coinfected patients and increases the risk of developing cirrhosis and cirrhosis complications. In the era of direct-acting antivirals the landscape for treating coinfected patients has changed dramatically ...
freeCE.com

HIV/HCV Coinfection: A Primer for Pharmacists and Nurses

It is estimated that in the United States approximately 25% of patients infected with HIV are also coinfected with the hepatitis C virus. This percentage increases to 80% in patients with HIV who also inject drugs. Research has shown that HIV accelerates the progression of liver disease in coinfected patients and increases the risk of developing cirrhosis and cirrhosis complications. In the era of direct-acting antivirals the landscape for treating coinfected patients has changed dramatically ...
freeCE.com

HIV/HCV Coinfection: A Primer for Pharmacists and Nurses

It is estimated that in the United States approximately 25% of patients infected with HIV are also coinfected with the hepatitis C virus. This percentage increases to 80% in patients with HIV who also inject drugs. Research has shown that HIV accelerates the progression of liver disease in coinfected patients and increases the risk of developing cirrhosis and cirrhosis complications. In the era of direct-acting antivirals the landscape for treating coinfected patients has changed dramatically ...
freeCE.com

HIV/HCV Coinfection: A Primer for Pharmacists and Nurses

It is estimated that in the United States approximately 25% of patients infected with HIV are also coinfected with the hepatitis C virus. This percentage increases to 80% in patients with HIV who also inject drugs. Research has shown that HIV accelerates the progression of liver disease in coinfected patients and increases the risk of developing cirrhosis and cirrhosis complications. In the era of direct-acting antivirals the landscape for treating coinfected patients has changed dramatically ...
freeCE.com

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics

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

Emergency Triage: Assess & Intervene

This intense one-day review will cover one of the most critical assignments for the ED nurse: triage. This program will review gathering a patient’s history, assessment skills and critical thinking. This course is designed to provide participants with a review of systems and discuss common emergencies for each system. Interactive triage case studies will challenge even the most seasoned nurses. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES This program prepares the learner to: 1. Describe the benefits of...
MED-ED

Mayo Clinic Hospital Medicine: Managing Complex Patients 2017

Hospital Medicine is the fastest growing medical specialty and requires a diverse skill set. Hospital-based health care providers must be able to diagnose and manage a wide variety of clinical conditions, coordinate transitions of care, provide perioperative management to surgical patients and contribute to quality improvement and hospital administration. This program is specifically designed to ensure that participants augment their skill set to meet these many challenges in an effort to ...
Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2018

Mayo Clinic’s Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2018 is designed to update physicians and other health care providers practicing in gastroenterology and hepatology about new approaches to the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases. Faculty will present data on multiple topics, including general gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal neoplasia, esophageal diseases, motility, nutrition, pancreaticobiliary disorders, endoscopy and hepatology.
Mayo Clinic

Wake Up! The Evolution of Intubation and General Anesthesia Reversal Agents

This activity is intended for health-system pharmacists and nurses. On this journey through the process of intubation to extubation & we will review the process of intubation and discuss the most commonly utilized drugs and the rationale behind their use to include etomidate, benzodiazepines, neuromuscular blockers, propofol and ketamine. Now that the patient is intubated, we must keep them sedated until extubation. Common sedation medications such propofol, benzodiazepines and dexmedetomidine...
freeCE.com

Wake Up! The Evolution of Intubation and General Anesthesia Reversal Agents

This activity is intended for health-system pharmacists and nurses. On this journey through the process of intubation to extubation & we will review the process of intubation and discuss the most commonly utilized drugs and the rationale behind their use to include etomidate, benzodiazepines, neuromuscular blockers, propofol and ketamine. Now that the patient is intubated, we must keep them sedated until extubation. Common sedation medications such propofol, benzodiazepines and dexmedetomidine...
freeCE.com

Nutrition for the Preterm Infant: Impact on Growth, Development, and Intestinal Health

Surveillance by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified pervasive nutritional problems in infants and young children in the United States.(Reinold 2009; Polhamus 2007) Although breastfeeding is the gold standard in infant nutrition, there are a number of factors that may impact infant breastfeeding (ability, frequency and amount of intake): infant age and development (preterm vs term infants), extent of mother’s milk supply, time and schedule constraints on a mother’s...
ACHL

Case Managers and Their Role in Improving Patient Outcomes in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare, progressive lung disease that greatly impacts patients’ quality of life and diminishes life expectancy. Newer therapies slow lung function decline. These therapies are used in combination with oxygen supplementation, pulmonary rehabilitation, symptomatic treatment, and supportive care. Case managers and respiratory therapists need education on the new therapies and supportive care to educate and counsel patients with IPF, as well as optimize the...
ACHL

Obstetrical Simulation Course: Emergencies & Catastrophes

The course will feature didactic and handson team training in shoulder dystocia, postpartum hemorrhage, eclamptic seizure, maternal code, magnesium toxicity and vaginal breech delivery. Additionally, the course will include didactic and hands-on training on 5 task training stations: operative vaginal delivery, post-partum hemorrhaging vaginal laceration repair, Bakri balloon and B-lynch suture techniques, giving bad news to a patient and her family and appropriate documentation of a...
USF Health Professions Conferencing Corporation

2018 Symposium Update in Allergy and Immunology

This program is designed to meet the educational needs of Internal Medicine (ABIM MOC Points available to Internal Medicine specialties) and Family Medicine Physicians. Target audience also includes Pediatricians, Emergency Medicine Specialists, Allergy/ Immunology Specialists, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Nurses, Residents, Medical Students and other Healthcare Professionals who care for patients with allergic and immunologic disorders.
USF Health Professions Conferencing Corporation

2018 General & Special Education Conference-Seattle, WA Brain-Based Science, Learning & Achievement PreK-12th Grade

This conference provides numerous opportunities for professionals to acquire new information and ideas to work collaboratively to meet the needs of all students. Participants will have the opportunity to hear nationally and internationally recognized speakers on a variety of general education and special education topics. Twenty-seven, full-day courses are offered, allowing you to best meet your professional needs.
Rehab Seminars

A Pharmacist's Guide to Caring for Patients Undergoing Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer

This learning activity is intended to provide community pharmacists caring for patients with head and neck cancer with a baseline knowledge of immunotherapy agents utilized and their side effects. Participants will also acquire appropriate adverse effect management strategies. Tactics for communicating with patients who may have disease related barriers will also be discussed
freeCE.com

A Pharmacist's Guide to Caring for Patients Undergoing Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer

This learning activity is intended to provide community pharmacists caring for patients with head and neck cancer with a baseline knowledge of immunotherapy agents utilized and their side effects. Participants will also acquire appropriate adverse effect management strategies. Tactics for communicating with patients who may have disease related barriers will also be discussed
freeCE.com

A Pharmacist's Guide to Caring for Patients Undergoing Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer

This learning activity is intended to provide community pharmacists caring for patients with head and neck cancer with a baseline knowledge of immunotherapy agents utilized and their side effects. Participants will also acquire appropriate adverse effect management strategies. Tactics for communicating with patients who may have disease related barriers will also be discussed
freeCE.com

A Pharmacist's Guide to Caring for Patients Undergoing Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer

This learning activity is intended to provide community pharmacists caring for patients with head and neck cancer with a baseline knowledge of immunotherapy agents utilized and their side effects. Participants will also acquire appropriate adverse effect management strategies. Tactics for communicating with patients who may have disease related barriers will also be discussed
freeCE.com

TCRN® Exam Review

This trauma certification review course is designed and developed to prepare nurses specializing in trauma care to take the TCRN® Examination. This review course provides topics featured on the examination such as neurotrauma, chest, abdominal, extremity and wound, injury prevention and professional issues in trauma nursing. It also provides hints throughout the course on test-taking skills. Program Learning Outcomes This program prepares the learner to: 1. State the assessment, manage...
MED-ED

2017 CURRENTS: Annual Nursing Conference - Charleston

In today’s healthcare environment, hospitalized patients are arriving sicker than in past years, requiring complex assessment and intervention. A specialized body of knowledge, along with skills and experience to promote patient safety and optimum outcomes are crucial for healthcare providers. CURRENTS 2017 has assembled a group of select experts who will provide the learner with in-depth concepts of patient care that go beyond the basics in order to provide evidence-based, safe care to the ...
MED-ED

Comprehensive Strategies to Improve Clinical Outcomes in Heart Failure

This enduring webcast features an expert panel of three faculty members who will participate in an interactive discussion that will integrate problem-based learning with evidence-based medicine to help incorporate newly issued guideline updates into clinical practice. Panel sessions and audience participation will help to highlight how medical therapies may be combined with devices, and how post-hospital discharge strategies may be optimized, in order to improve patient outcomes in heart failu...
ACHL

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

DAN-UHMS Fall 2017 Diving and Hyberbaric Medicine Course

This course is designed primarily for physicians. However, emergency medical personnel, paramedics, nurses and professionals, as well as instructors, divemasters and nonmedical, diving-related personnel with an interest in dive medicine may also find the course valuable. The program focuses on diving and hyperbaric medicine with emphasis on the latest scientific literature in the field. The course features lectures, case presentations and support materials as well as both formal and informa...
Divers Alert Network (DAN) and Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS)

Time Sensitive Issues: Stroke, STEMI, Sepsis - Charlotte

This seminar is designed for all healthcare professionals caring for the adult hospitalized patient. The focus of the presentation is rapid assessment, triage and treatment of the three most time sensitive emergencies for the hospitalized adult. Acute myocardial infarction (STEMI), stroke and sepsis are now the “golden hour” emergencies that require rapid identification, diagnostic testing and treatment for improved survival. This program will address the process of moving the patient quic...
MED-ED

Comprehensive Pain Management in Palliative Care: Relieving the Burden of Opioid-Induced Constipation

Educational Objectives After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to: - Evaluate baseline and ongoing bowel function in palliative care patients who need opioid-based pain management - Describe the mechanisms of action, published evidence, and prescribing considerations for FDA-approved medications in the treatment of OIC - Incorporate prophylactic bowel regimens and newer OIC therapies into comprehensive palliative care plans - Communicate with opioid-treated...
Integritas Communications

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