Multidisciplinary Management of Breast Cancer During Pregnancy

Learning Objectives: 1. Describe the method of determining the appropriate timing of surgery and regimen of chemotherapy for patients with BCDP. 2. Compare the dosing of chemotherapy for pregnant and non-pregnant patients. 3. Cite treatments contraindicated in BCDP. 4. Discuss the recommended supportive-care drugs and imaging approaches best suited to patients with BCDP. Background. Although breast cancer during pregnancy (BCDP) is rare (occurring with only 0.4% of all BC diagnoses i...
Society For Translational Oncology

Healthcare Quality and Safety 2017

Healthcare Quality and Safety 2017 The Conference for Professionals Who Plan, Manage or Support Quality and Safety Initiatives Within ambulatory, inpatient, and perioperative settings, there is mounting pressure to improve quality, safety, and efficiency. The key question, however, is how? Attendees will leave this internationally attended two-day conference with evidence-based quality and safety strategies to enable them to effectively execute these approaches for sustainable daily practi...
Harvard Medical School Global and Continuing Education

Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare

Strategies and Skills Development for Career Advancement and Leadership This professional development program delivers evidence-based strategies, skills development and education that help women at various stages of their healthcare careers step into and succeed in leadership positions. It also helps women—and men—effectively cultivate female managerial talent in healthcare settings by developing the following competencies: LEADERSHIP SKILLS Strategic planning and execution Team bu...
Harvard Medical School Global and Continuing Education

Neurological Emergencies

Neurological Symptoms and Conditions: How to Rapidly Identify High-Risk Patients and Optimize Their Outcomes When patients present with the following neurological symptoms or conditions, there may be little time to determine which cases are emergencies and take the appropriate next steps. High-Frequency Symptoms • Headache • Back pain • Dizziness • Delirium • Weakness High-Risk Conditions • Ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke • Subdural hematoma • TIA • Spinal cord co...
Harvard Medical School Global and Continuing Education

Update in Hospital Medicine 2017

Comprehensive updates, advances, and best practices to optimize inpatient care and outcomes This special 3-day program enables you to quickly and effectively become current with the wide array of evidence, guidelines and best practices required for optimal inpatient care. Encompassing a breadth of important hospital medicine conditions, this program pairs the most recent updates with guidance to incorporate them into practice. Coverage includes: • Heart failure • Atrial fibrillation ...
Harvard Medical School Global and Continuing Education

The Oncologist:Management of Cancer in the Older Age Person: An Approach to Complex Medical Decisions

Learning Objectives: 1. Describe the proper approach to elderly cancer patients from the clinician’s point of view. 2. Discuss novel treatments and management approaches to elderly cancer patients based on their functional ages and their social and emotional needs. 3. Perform assessment of physiologic age. 4. Interpret “rapid learning” databases in the treatment of older cancer patients. Background The management of cancer in older aged people is becoming a common problem due to ...
Society For Translational Oncology

The Oncologist:Population-Level Differences in Rectal Cancer Survival in Uninsured Patients Are Partially Explained by Differences in Treatment

Learning Objectives: 1. Discuss the effect of insurance with Medicaid or lack of insurance on survival rates of rectal cancer. 2. Identify the reasons for lower survival in uninsured patients and strategies for improving survival in those patients. Background. Rectal cancer (RC) is a common malignancy with a substantial mortality but good survival for patients with optimally treated nonmetastatic disease. Lack of insurance may compromise access to care and therefore compromise survival...
Society For Translational Oncology

Deciphering Immuno-Oncology: Building a Solid Foundation for Pharmacists

Community pharmacists often serve as the trusted go-to health care professional when patients have therapy concerns or questions about options that their physician has presented related to the treatment of cancer. Pharmacists in community settings may not play a primary role in directly dosing or even dispensing the immune-therapy for the treatment of various cancers, but they do play an integral role in patient education, counseling, and management of side effects for these therapies. Communi...
freeCE.com

3rd Annual Update in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

This course will provide the latest, state-of-the-art information on the diagnosis and management of common disorders such as esophageal strictures, complications of bariatric surgery, functional GI disorders, colon cancer screening, IBD, fatty liver, Hepatitis B and C, dermatologic manifestation of various GI conditions. In addition, advances in liver transplantation and endoscopic innovations will be presented. The intended audience includes gastroenterologists, hepatologists, primary car...
Mayo Clinic

HIV/AIDS 1 Hour Update For Florida Health Professionals

This is a 1 hour activity designed for home study by healthcare clinicians. Specifically, it meets the 1 hour HIV/AIDS continuing education for Florida health professionals that is required prior to their initial re-licensure. Information regarding the prevention, transmission, control, diagnosis and treatment of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is provided. The legal aspects for Florida health care professionals are also discussed. Ne...
Slack Inc.

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

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

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

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

Breast Cancer—Major Changes in the American Joint Committee on Cancer Eighth Edition Cancer Staging Manual

After reading the article “Breast Cancer—Major Changes in the American Joint Committee on Cancer Eighth Edition Cancer Staging Manual,” the learner should be able to: Summarize major changes in the guidelines for staging of breast cancer. Describe clinical implications for treatment decision making based on The 8th Edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) guidelines.
American Cancer Society

Prostate Cancer – Major Changes in the American Joint Committee on Cancer Eighth Edition Cancer Staging Manual

After reading the article “Prostate Cancer – Major Changes in the American Joint Committee on Cancer Eighth Edition Cancer Staging Manual,” the learner should be able to: Summarize major changes in the guidelines for staging of prostate cancer. Describe clinical implications for treatment decision making based on The 8th Edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) guidelines.
American Cancer Society

Cancer Screening in the United States, 2017: A Review of Current American Cancer Society Guidelines and Current Issues in Cancer Screening

After reading the article “Cancer Screening in the United States, 2017: A Review of Current American Cancer Society Guidelines and Current Issues in Cancer Screening,” the learner should be able to: Discuss American Cancer Society guidelines for early detection of breast, colorectal, cervical, lung, and prostate cancers. Provide patients with guidance and recommendations about appropriate early cancer detection options. Relate about new and emerging cancer detection technologies.
American Cancer Society

Lung Cancer—Major Changes in the American Joint Committee on Cancer Eighth Edition Cancer Staging Manual

After reading the article “Lung Cancer—Major Changes in the American Joint Committee on Cancer Eighth Edition Cancer Staging Manual,” the learner should be able to: Summarize significant modifications for staging of lung cancers in the recently released 8th Edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Staging Manual. Describe the clinical significance of modifications for staging of lung cancers in the recently released 8th Edition of the American Joint Committee on Canc...
American Cancer Society

Head and Neck cancers—major changes in the American Joint Committee on cancer eighth edition cancer staging manual

After reading the article “ Head and Neck cancers—major changes in the American Joint Committee on cancer eighth edition cancer staging manual,” the learner should be able to: Summarize significant modifications for clinical and pathological staging of head and neck cancers in the recently released 8th Edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Staging Manual, Head and Neck Section. Describe the significance and rationale for a separate staging system for high risk hum...
American Cancer Society

An Update on Larynx Cancer

After reading the article “ An Update on Larynx Cancer,” the learner should be able to: Describe the epidemiology and pathogenesis of laryngeal cancer. Summarize current recommendations for surgery, radiation therapy, and supportive care for patients with laryngeal cancer.
American Cancer Society

Current Challenges 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

Current 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

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

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

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

Family Medicine: Women's Health Norwegian Fjords Cruise

Following attendance to this educational activity, participants should be able to: •Explain evidence-based approaches to disease management •Provide an update on some of the newer treatment regimens for diabetes •Review the role of unstable coronary artery plaque as a cause of acute cardiac death •Discuss the more frequent incidence of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease in individuals with migraine with aura •Review the medications that are associated with osteoporosi...
Continuing Education, Inc

Oral, Maxillofacial and Head/Neck Pathology Alaskan Cruise

This activity will provide an update on oral and maxillofacial pathology and the diagnosis and management of common oral conditions Continuing Dental Education Credits will be available. Accreditation is not yet finalized. Topics: 1.Normal anatomy of the oral cavity, head and neck 2.Visual and tactile examination of the oral, head and neck region 3.Physical characteristics of lesions or tissue abnormalities of the oral cavity, head and neck 4.Cutaneous lesions and abnor...
Continuing Education, Inc

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

Cardiology Ireland and Iceland Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

12 Lead ECG's and Arrhythmias: Diagnosis and Treatment Eastern Caribbean Cruise

This program consists of an intense but enjoyable 14 hours of interactive Review and Practice on ECG (or EKG) & Arrhythmia Interpretation ‐ with focus on clinical application . There are 4 main topic areas: Topic Area #1: ECG INTERPRETATION Begins with the basics of the Systematic Approach to ECG Interpretation. Areas covered include Intervals, Axis/Hemiblocks, Chamber Enlargement, Bundle Branch Blocks, Ischemia/Infarction (including identification of the "culprit" vessel), Electrolyt...
Continuing Education, Inc

Current Challenges 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

Cardiology and Family Medicine Jazz Festival and Caribbean Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Dermatology and Rheumatology for PCP's Hawaiian Islands Cruise

Rheumatology topics: 1.Rheumatoid Arthritis-Diagnosis and Management 2014 2.Psoriatic Arthritis: What's New in the Management of the Skin and Joints 3.Spondyloarthropathies 4.Gout and Crystal induced Arthropathies 5.Fibromyalgia: What it is and what it is not 6.Osteoarthritis 7.Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): Clinical Vignettes Additional topics under development
Continuing Education, Inc

Travel Medicine and Palliative Care Southern Caribbean Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Women's Health Classical Danube River Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Endocrinology and Women's Health Eastern Caribbean Cruise

1.Using insulin effectively in diabetes ◦Discuss new types of insulin and the appropriate use 2.Type 2 diabetes:Where to use the new medications in your practice ◦Discuss the proper use of new oral and injectable agents in Type 2 diabetes 3.What is new in Osteoporosis ◦Discuss populations to screen when to start and when to stop bone active agents 4.Treating sub-clinical thyroid disease ◦Discuss diagnosis and therapy of sub-clinical thyroid disease 5...
Continuing Education, Inc

Infectious Diseases and Sports Medicine Western Caribbean Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Nephrology and Urology for PCP's Southern Caribbean Cruise

Nephrology Topics and Learning objectives: 1.Clinical Approach to the Patient with Kidney Disease: Hematuria, Proteinuria, Elevated Serum Creatinine, and eGFR ◦Review the differential diagnosis of hematuria and proteinuria ◦Predict the site of kidney pathology from the urinalysis and urinary sediment ◦ Review current approaches to estimating glomerular filtration rate ◦Describe the stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) ◦Predict long term outcomes for se...
Continuing Education, Inc

Nursing Topics in Women's Health and Obstetrics Eastern Caribbean Cruise

Topics: •The well-woman exam, including updated PAP guidelines and new immunization guidelines. •Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (including bleeding too much and not enough) •Urinary incontinence •Breast lumps and follow-up •Vaginal discharge •Contraceptive use •Menopause •Sexually transmitted infections •Gestational diabetes •Hypertension in pregnancy •Fetal monitoring •Legal issues in obstetrics and women's health •Prenatal care updates •Collab...
Continuing Education, Inc

Preventive Medicine and Preventive Cardiology Panama Canal Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

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

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Cardiology and Sports Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

Topics: 1.Exercised induced asthma and vocal cord dysfunction in the approach to athletes with shortness of breath or chronic fatigue 2.The pre-participation sports physical: Making it a worthwhile exercise for parents, athletes and medical personnel. 3.Hand, finger, wrist injuries in athletes. (includes splinting vs. surgical approach) 4.Initial evaluation and management of sports concussions. 5.A systematic approach to assessment of sports shoulders injuries. 6.Spine injuries in ath...
Continuing Education, Inc

Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing Care Exotic Western Caribbean Cruise

Perinatal Topics Shelora Mangan DNP, CNS, RNC-OB, EFM-C •Nitrous Oxide in Labor •Advanced Fetal Monitoring Application in Nursing Management of Labor •Care of the Bleeding Patient •Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy •Diagnostics in Decision to delivery: A Preeclampsia Case Study Neonatal Care Lecture Topics 2017 Pat Scheans DNP, NNP-BC •Perinatal and Neonatal Risk Factor Assessment •Normal and Abnormal Newborn Transition •Asphyxia •Hyperbilirubinemia ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Women's Health and Healthcare Communications South Australia Discovery Cruise

1.Communication Skills Update As a result of this activity, participants should be able to: ◦Explain 3 new communication tools used when interviewing patients 2.Motivational Interviewing As a result of this activity, participants should be able to: ◦Demonstrate communication techniques used in motivational interviewing 3.Navigating Difficult Conversations As a result of this activity, participants should be able to: ◦Manage conversations when t...
Continuing Education, Inc

Preventive Medicine and Preventive Cardiology Hawaiian Islands Cruise

Topics: 1.Obesity and Cardiometabolic syndrome 2. The Mediterranean diet and other heart healthy diets 3. Hypertension-new treatment recommendations 4. Erectile Dysfunction-The hard evidence 5. Statin intolerance-the tricks of the trade 6. Alirocumab -PCSK9 inhibitor 7. Pre-Operative evaluation for noncardiac surgery 8.Practical Use of Coronary Artery Calcium Scanning to Refine Individual Cardiovascular Risk 9. Introduction of CT Cardiac/Coronary Angiography in General Practice 1...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics and Child/Adolescent Psychopharmacology Western Caribbean Cruise

Topics: 1.Pediatric Feeding Disorders: A New Conceptualization 2.Everything you wanted to Ask a Developmental Pediatrician, almost 3.Autism and Autistic Spectrum Disorders: A Case-based discussion 4.ADHD: Treatment Protocol for Pediatricians 5.Evaluating ADHD in Preschoolers 6.Sleep Problems in Kids 7.Kids who are mad, kids who are bad, kids who are sad. Additional topics under development
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Primary Care, Family Medicine and Sports Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Cardiology and Emergency Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

1.Resuscitation Update 2017 As a result of this activity, participants should be able to: ◦Describe developments in targeted temperature management in the cardiac arrest patient. ◦Identify new guidelines for medication use in the cardiac arrested patient. List more invasive practices proposed in the effort to increase patient survival. 2.Toxicology Updates and Rapid killers As a result of this activity, participants should be able to: ◦List antidotes curre...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Critical Care and Endocrinology for PCP's Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Antibiotic Treatment Guidelines: Separating fact from fiction ◾Identify for the conference members the discrepancies between current guideline recommendations and the current literature on the subject. 2.Critical Review of the 206 Surviving Sepsis Campaign ◾Realize the important points that impact patient care. The Surviving Sepsis Campaign was recently updated. 3.Fungal Infections in the ICU ◾Develop a practice based plan for the use of the available anti-fungal therapies. C...
Continuing Education, Inc

Allergy/Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine for Primary Care Providers Eastern Caribbean Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

12 Lead ECG's and Arrhythmias: Diagnosis and Treatment Cuba and Mexico Cruise

This program consists of an intense but enjoyable 14 hours of interactive Review and Practice on ECG (or EKG) & Arrhythmia Interpretation ‐ with focus on clinical application . There are 4 main topic areas: Topic Area #1: ECG INTERPRETATION Begins with the basics of the Systematic Approach to ECG Interpretation. Areas covered include Intervals, Axis/Hemiblocks, Chamber Enlargement, Bundle Branch Blocks, Ischemia/Infarction (including identification of the "culprit" vessel), Electrol...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Emergency Medicine and Mass Casualty Incident Management Eastern Cruise Conference

Topics and Learning Objectives 1. Overview of mass casualty incidents (MCI)-Terror Related Events in Israel Upon completion of this talk the participant should be able to determine the overall and general epidemiology of all factors relevant in a MCI, be familiar with the definition and goals of terrorism, the history of terrorist attacks, and the most common types of mass casualty disasters that result from terrorist and other disasters. 2. Pre-hospital MCI management This talk f...
Continuing Education, Inc

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