The 2017-18 Medical-Dental-Legal Update (Scottsdale)

The 2017-18 Medical-Dental-Legal Update A 20-HOUR REVIEW OF PRESSING ISSUES IN MALPRACTICE, RISK MANAGEMENT, HEALTHCARE LAW, PRACTICE MANAGEMENT AND SELECTED CLINICAL TOPICS You practice in a dynamic and challenging environment. While keeping clinically current is imperative, it isn't enough. You must also acquire the skills necessary to navigate a professional liability minefield, manage a more effective and efficient practice, and navigate a maze of healthcare laws and regulations...
American Educational Institute

Cardiovascular Update: Practical Concepts and Advancements

Conference Overview: Heart disease remains the number one killer of Americans. Stroke ranks fourth and is a leading cause of severe disability in adults. Some forms of cardiovascular disease affect more than one in every three adult Americans. It is imperative for primary care clinicians to remain up-to-date on knowledge, practice guidelines and medical skills of the ever-changing and improving cardiovascular delivery system. Cardiovascular Update will provide up-to-date information on evi...
HealthPartners Institute

Current Treatment Strategies 2017 in Las Vegas

Session One - Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Stewardship: Federal Regulations, Guidelines, Implementation, and Evaluation Session Two - Opioids for Managing Pain: Friend or Foe? Session Three - Dietary Supplements: What the NIH and Other Experts Have to Say
University Learning Systems

Florida Laws and Rules

This course reviews the purpose and membership of the Florida Board of Nursing (FBON), its legislative duties addressing certified nursing assistants (C.N.A.s), nurses and nursing education, and its role in promoting safe nursing practice. Relevant sections of the Florida Nurse Practice Act (Chapter 464 of the Florida Statutes) and Florida Administrative Code pertaining to Nursing (Chapter 64B9) are addressed. There are additional references to sections of the Florida Statutes addressing Gener...
Slack Inc.

Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

This educational monograph addresses the identification, reporting, monitoring and reduction of medical error. It is intended to make participants aware of the magnitude of the problem, of the many-leveled activities needed to resolve it, and the importance of each person’s role in the national effort to reduce medical errors.
Slack Inc.

The University of Chicago Digestive Diseases Review: University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences Specialty Review (SA-CME)

Studying the University of Chicago Digestive Diseases Review will help you to better: • Keep up with the latest advancements regarding the biology and treatment of patients with digestive diseases • Apply new knowledge in GI, hematology, and nutrition with this review in gastroenterology • Integrate current guidelines into daily practice when preventing and managing digestive diseases
CMEInfo

Topics in Risk Management 5th Edition

Studying Topics in Risk Management 6th Edition will give you: • An understanding of how economist experts for the defense and for the plaintiff approach and calculate the compensatory damages awarded by juries in medical malpractice cases. • Ten practical rules and numerous other tips to help defendant doctors effectively prepare for a deposition, which is their best opportunity to influence the outcome of a malpractice case. • An introduction to intermediation, a formalized process t...
CMEInfo

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review: Oakstone Board Review

At the conclusion of the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review, you will be able to: • Apply an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and liver disorders • Discuss the difference between gastroesophageal reflux disease and Barrett's esophagus • Differentiate among motility disorders: gastroparesis, functional dyspepsia, ileus • Assess therapy options for C. Difficile colitis • Summarize screening procedures and diagnostic criteria for ...
CMEInfo

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

Back to the Future: Clinical Experience with and Access to Lipid-Lowering Agents of the Past, Present, and Future

With each passing year we gain new insight and understanding around the clinical utilization of lipid-lowering therapeutic agents. Our historical experience with older agents can often inform our knowledge and interpretation of how we view newly available options and those in development. How does our prior experience with statins and LDL-C lowering help us to better utilize and contextualize the newest classes of specialized high-intensity therapies? When do we consider off-label drug use ...
Slack Inc.

The Future of the Lipid Panel: An NLA Expert Discussion

Past-President of the National Lipid Association and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology, Dr. W. Virgil Brown is joined by Drs. Yehuda Handelsman, Pamela Morris, and Seth Martin to discuss new issues in lipoprotein management, including assessment of treatment targets, documenting and using new targets of treatment and the setting of goals-setting for these lipoprotein targets. This included the use of clinical trial data, and the feasibility of applying new laboratory measur...
Slack Inc.

Cytokines, Janus Kinase Inhibitors, and Small-Molecule Therapies, Oh My!: New Inroads Into Rheumatoid Arthritis Management

Although the introduction of biologic agents has transformed treatment paradigms for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a considerable proportion of patients do not respond sufficiently to these therapies. A potential new therapeutic alternative for these patients is small-molecule inhibitors, which offer targeted inhibition of intracellular pathways that can be achieved via oral administration. To realize the benefits of small-molecule inhibitor therapy, it is essential for clinicians to know how the...
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and RedMedEd

Strategies for Preventing HIV-related Cardiovascular Disease

This text-based interview is the first of a four-part series. Dr. Chris Longenecker and Dr. Turner Overton address CVD risks in HIV-infected individuals, such as contributing factors for CVD (inflammation and immune activation), the impact of antiretroviral drug treatment (ART), risk factor modification, and ongoing clinical trials. HIV-infected individuals have an increased risk of CVD. Research has identified characteristics of HIV infection itself that influence CVD risks, yet their pre...
ACHL

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

Deep Remission, Top-Down Treatment Strategies and Real-World Data in Patients with UC: An Interactive and Innovative Case Series

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease with a progressive course characterized by exacerbations and remissions. Traditionally, the goals of therapy for UC have entailed resolution of clinical symptoms such as rectal bleeding, bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramps, pain, and fatigue. However, treatment goals for UC have evolved to a treat-to-target strategy with targets such as mucosal/endoscopic healing, histologic healing, or deep remission (i.e., clinical, biochemical, and endo...
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

Improving Outcomes Through Proactive Monitoring of Transplant Patients

The current goal of transplant medicine and immunology is to develop strategies to extend the life and functionality of every allograft. While outcomes of renal and liver transplantation have improved, allograft loss remains a substantial problem associated with increased morbidity, mortality, and costs. Identifying the pathologic pathways responsible for allograft loss and developing targeted therapeutic interventions are currently some of the biggest challenges in transplant medicine. Educat...
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

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

Advancing the Treatment of Focal Seizures in the Intensive Care Setting: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach

Seizures are a common occurrence in the intensive care setting with incidence estimates ranging from 3.3% to 34%. Encountering seizures in the intensive care unit (ICU) is frightening to patients and caregivers. Discharge orders that include new medication and possibly a new diagnosis—in addition to other orders or instructions can be daunting and confusing. Clinicians need strategies focused on the needs of the patients for optimal outcomes. Seizures occurring in the ICU require timely ...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Deep Remission, Mucosal Healing, and Top-Down Treatment Strategies in Ulcerative Colitis: An Infographic Journey

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease with a progressive course characterized by exacerbations and remissions. Traditionally, the goals of therapy for UC have entailed resolution of clinical symptoms such as rectal bleeding, bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramps, pain, and fatigue. However, treatment goals for UC have evolved to a treat-to-target strategy with targets such as mucosal/endoscopic healing, histologic healing, or deep remission (i.e., clinical, biochemical, and endo...
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

Bringing Health Care Providers Together to Diagnose and Treat Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Patient Simulation

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

Problem Based Learning in HBV: A Patient Simulation for Improving Treatment Decisions and Long-Term Care

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a largely undetected and untreated disease in the United States despite the availability of screening guidelines and prophylactic vaccines. Chronic HBV infection causes severe complications, including cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma in 20% - 30% of patients. As a result, HBV infection is the most common reason for liver transplantation. While recommendations exist, primary care providers are not adequately screening at-risk patients for HBV infect...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Treating to Target in Patients with Gout and Chronic Kidney Disease: A Patient Simulation

Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis in the United States. Hyperuricemia/gout in patients with CKD constitutes a significant burden for patients and society. Patients who are not managed adequately experience painful gout attacks, loss of function and productivity, and may develop long-term complications. The economic burden is also increased from patient utilization of prescription medication use, emergency room visits, and hospitalizations from gout or its serious complicat...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Selecting Appropriate Treatment for Patients With IPF: Applying Guidelines and Clinical Evidence

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

Working Together to Diagnose IPF: A Multidisciplinary Approach

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

Working Together to Diagnose IPF: Identifying the Signs and Symptoms

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

Taking Action Against Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection: Determining Which Patients to Treat or Monitor

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a largely undetected and untreated disease in the United States. Only 33% of the estimated one million Americans living with HBV are aware that they are infected, placing them at risk for spreading the infection to others, and developing liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). As a result, HBV infection is the most common reason for liver transplantation. Primary care providers are not adequately screening at-risk patients for HBV in...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Taking Action Against Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection: Counseling Patients on Serological Results

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a largely undetected and untreated disease in the United States. Only 33% of the estimated one million Americans living with HBV are aware that they are infected, placing them at risk for spreading the infection to others, and developing liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). As a result, HBV infection is the most common reason for liver transplantation. Primary care providers are not adequately screening at-risk patients for HBV in...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Audio-Digest Anesthesiology

Audio-Digest Anesthesiology is specifically designed to provide you with state-of-the-art information including: Hazards of working in the OR, Hemostasis and hemotherapy, Opioids vs. non-opioid anesthesia, Inhalation anesthesia, Muscle relaxants, Local anesthetics, Preoperative medication, Airway management, Monitoring the anesthetized patient, Epidural and spinal anesthesia, Peripheral nerve blockade, Cancer therapy and its anesthetic implications, Allergic response, Anesthesia for nonopera...
Audio Digest

Your Test is Abnormal; Patient-Centered Care for Difficult Conversations

Conversations about abnormal test results in general and positive HPV tests in particular are challenging. Research shows that patients often come away from these discussions with misinformation, feeling stigmatized, fearful, and likely to be non-adherent with follow-up plans. The goal is for patients to come away from these conversations without unnecessary anxiety and with the accurate information they need to make informed decisions and follow through with next-steps. What are the best coun...
American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology - ASCCP

Clinical Endocrinology 2018

Clinical Strategies and Comprehensive Updates for State-of-the-Art Endocrine Care For nearly 50 years, renowned experts in endocrinology at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital have delivered Clinical Endocrinology—the acclaimed annual update of current endocrine diagnostic and management strategies. If you provide care to patients with endocrine disorders, this course will be invaluable to your medical decision making and patient care. ENDOCRINOLOGISTS, INTERNISTS, FA...
Harvard Medical School Global and Continuing Education

Vitamin D: Modifiable Risk Factor and its Role in the Management of Patients with MS

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: •Integrate new and emerging information on the pathophysiology of MS, including modifiable risk factors, in the development of individualized treatment plans •Access reliable and evidence-based resources in order to stay current with advances in the management of MS
The France Foundation

The Gut Microbiota in MS

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: •Integrate new and emerging information on the pathophysiology of MS, including modifiable risk factors, in the development of individualized treatment plans •Access reliable and evidence-based resources in order to stay current with advances in the management of MS
The France Foundation

Early MS: Induction Therapy and Escalation Strategies

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

Comorbidities and Selection of DMTs

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

Targeting B-cells in Primary Progressive MS (PPMS)

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

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

Duke Radiology Emergency Imaging

Duke Radiology Emergency Imaging focuses on the best applications of MR, CT and Ultrasound in emergent situations, with practical solutions in mind. Topics include abdominal, pediatric, neuro, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and interventional imaging. After studying Duke Radiology Emergency Imaging you will be better able to: 1. Identify and discuss the latest modalities and techniques being used in Emergency Imaging 2. Discuss differential diagnoses of common disease processes as they are se...
Meetings by Mail

25th Annual Duke Radiology Overview

Meetings by Mail presents the 26th Annual Duke Meetings by Mail presents the 25th Annual Duke Radiology Overview, a wide ranging summary of topics impacting today's Radiology practice. This activity includes 40 Duke Radiology faculty members presenting multiple subjects in Abdominal, Cardiothoracic, Nuclear, Interventional, Neuro, Pediatric, MSK and Breast Imaging. It includes exportable MP4 files of all presentations, for viewing on smart phones, iPads, tablets and Kindle Fire. All credits ...
Meetings by Mail

26th Annual Duke Radiology Overview

Meetings by Mail presents the 26th Annual Duke Radiology Overview, a wide ranging summary of pertinent topics for today's radiologist. This activity includes 40 Duke Radiology faculty members presenting multiple subjects in Abdominal, pediatric, neuro, cardiothoracic, musculoskeletal, interventional and women's imaging, as well as nuclear medicine. After studying the 26th Annual Duke Radiology Overview, you will be able to: 1. Identify and discuss the latest modalities and techniques bein...
Meetings by Mail

SCBT-MR (Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance) 39th Annual Course (2016)

Meetings by Mail presents the SCBT-MR (Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance) 39th Annual Course (2016). This activity features a faculty of over seventy experts presenting the latest advances in Body CT & MR. Topics include Dual Energy CT, Dose Reduction, Thoracic, Pelvis, Abdominal, Cardiac, MSK, Oncologic, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Colonography, Liver, New Advances and multiple workshops. Available in Online Streaming and DVD-ROM formats. After completing the SC...
Meetings by Mail

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