Primary Care: Top Topics in Rheumatology and Geriatrics

All AMS CME meetings are held in Sarasota, Florida, and are designed for Primary Care Practitioners in the specialties of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and even Specialists who would like practical and clinically relevant reviews and updates in Primary Care Medicine. • A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach to the Patient Presenting with an Inflammatory Arthritis. (Pendelton) • A Practical Approach to Falls and Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly. (Oberlender) ...
American Medical Seminars

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

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

Caring for Patients with Severe Asthma: Evolving Best Practices to Optimize Outcomes

Educational Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants will be better able to do the following: - Describe the pathophysiologic underpinnings of severe asthma, including current insights into disease subtypes and therapeutic targets for biologic medications - Identify patients with severe asthma based on an understanding of epidemiologic data and comprehensive evaluations of symptoms, phenotypes, and treatment history - Compare the mechanisms of action and clinical profile...
Integritas Communications

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

Infectious Diseases in the Adult Patient: A Primary Care Update

https://www.americanmedicalseminars.com/images/pdfs/S32-LiveObjectives/BowmanKayesZuckermanObj.pdf NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to recognize the epidemiology and classify commonly presenting infectious diseases; identify the clinical manifestations, pathogenesis and methods of diagnosing the presenting diseases; and apply the current recommendations of pharmacologic management, referral or follow-up and prevention. This activity is ex...
American Medical Seminars

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

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

Beyond Scratching the Surface: Evolving Management Strategies for Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis

Educational Objectives After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to: - Discuss atopic dermatitis pathophysiology, focusing on clinically relevant disease mechanisms, risk factors, and novel therapeutic targets - Comprehensively assess patients with atopic dermatitis to determine symptom severity, characterize potential phenotypes, identify comorbidities, and document treatment responses - Describe the clinical profiles of current and emerging biologic therapie...
Integritas Communications

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

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

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

New and Emerging Injectable Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes for the Internal Medicine Physician: Experts Address Common Questions

Abstract Exogenous insulin has been in constant evolution since its development in the 1920s. New basal insulin agents have been developed to reduce some of the limitations of existing agents, such as hypoglycemia (particularly nocturnal hypoglycemia), and to provide once-daily dosing. More concentrated formulations of existing insulins have also been produced for patients who are very insulin resistant and require high doses/high volumes of insulin. Additionally, a new premixed insulin with ...
E&S MedEd Group, Inc.

Maternal-Fetal Imaging 2018: Advances in OB-GYN Ultrasound

Sharpen your imaging and diagnostic skills at this annual advanced OB-GYN ultrasound three-day CME conference. Hone your ability to accurately detect anomalies in a variety of screening scenarios, including complicated and high risk situations. Using both lecture and case-based approaches, faculty will cover imaging and diagnosis of abnormalities of critical fetal anatomical structures, with special emphasis on cardiac imaging. Obstetrical imaging during all phases of pregnancy will be also...
World Class CME

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.

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

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

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

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