Emergency Medicine Hawaiian Islands Cruise

The purpose of this activity is to review the acute management of traumatic injuries, poisonings and other emergency conditions for physicians. Topics: •Remember that patient ..... using cognitive reasoning principles to avoid bouncebacks • CO poisoning •Marine trauma •Diagnoses at a glance •Toxicology •Hematology/Oncology emergencies •Syndromes you can't afford to miss •ECG Patterns that should stop and make you think •Ballistics and Firearm Wounds •Hot ...
Continuing Education, Inc

RME Hot Seat: Personalizing Multiple Myeloma Treatment for Maximum Benefit

In this edition of RME Hot Seat, Drs. Keith Stewart, Donna Reece, Ravi Vij, Michele Cavo, and Thomas Martin answer your clinical questions to help you provide the best possible—and personalized—care to patients with multiple myeloma. Among the topics addressed are patient assessment, drug resistance, induction and consolidation therapy, relapsed-refractory disease, and new treatment agents. The Resource Library, which can be accessed from the main Virtual Institute map, houses slides, a su...
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, RedMedEd, and Penn State College of Medicine

Tailored Therapies for Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) represent a group of myeloid clonal hemopathies with heterogeneous clinical manifestations. The main clinical complication in MDS is morbidity due to cytopenias and the potential to progress into acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Unfortunately, approximately 30% of patients will eventually develop leukemia, and even in those who do not, prognosis is extremely poor. Prognosis is based on the International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS) or the Revised International ...
Vindico Medical Education

ASHP Discussion Guide on the Treatment of Advanced Melanoma -

This 1-hour educational activity will review the pathophysiology and treatment of advanced melanoma focusing on new and emerging therapies, strategies for managing adverse effects and future treatment options. Nearly 5 million Americans are treated for skin cancer at an estimated cost of $8.1 billion each year. Melanoma accounts for the majority of skin cancer deaths but less than 2% of skin cancer cases. The incidence of melanoma in the United States has increased over the past three dec...
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Columbia University Medical Center 20th Annual Update & Intensive Review of Internal Medicine

The Columbia University Medical Center 20th Annual Update & Intensive Review of Internal Medicine provides an intensive review of Internal Medicine to prepare you for the Internal Medicine board certification or recertification examination.  Each of the major subspecialties is covered including cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology, infectious disease, nephrology, neurology, oncology, pulmonary disease and rheumatology. Specific topics include: Acute Arthritis, Thyroid Di...
Health e Galaxy

MKSAP 17 Audio Companion: The American College of Physicians Program

The MKSAP 17 Audio Companion is made up of audio interviews with expert contributors from the country's leading medical facilities and teaching institutions. Listening to the MKSAP 17 Audio Companion helps to prepare you for ABIM certification or maintenance of certification. Topics include: Cardiovascular Medicine, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Hematology, Oncology, Neurology, Rheumatology and the full range of internal medicine subjects.

UCSF Internal Medicine Board Certification and Recertification Review

Succeed in the American Board of Internal Medicine Certification or Recertification Examination with the Internal Medicine Board Certification and Recertification Review from UCSF.  After the Introduction and Test Taking Tips, this course covers the full range of Internal Medicine topics likely to be covered on the exam, including:  Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Hospital Medicine, Infectious Disease, Rheumatology, Oncology, Neurology, Hematology, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Primary Care, Am...

Hematopathology: A Comprehensive Review

Hematopathology: A Comprehensive Review should be most valuable to pathologists, pathologists-in-training, fellows in hematology and oncology and board certified hematologists/oncologists preparing for recertification. Areas covered include: • Hematopoietic Neoplasms • Disorders of Coagulation • Disorders of Red Blood Cells • Disorders of Lymph Nodes and Spleen • Molecular Diagnostics After completing Hematopathology: A Comprehensive Review, you will be able to: • Discuss t...

The Brigham Board Review in Hematology

Prepare for the 2015-2016 ABIM certification and recertification exams in Hematology by viewing this Hematology Board Review Program from the Brigham and Women's Hospital. Lectures cover the entire range of Hematology Board Review topics including: Acute Leukemias, Multiple Myeloma, Diagnosis and Treatment of CLL and Related B Cell Malignancies, Congenital Bone Marrow Failure, Disorders of Neutrophils and many others.

The Brigham Board Review in Hematology and Oncology

Get ready for the ABIM exam in Hematology-Oncology by studying this Hematology-Oncology Board Review from Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The course includes sections on the Biology of Acute Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Symptom Management in Patients with Cancer, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Cancer, the Biology of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Cervical and Endometrial Cancer and the entire range of hematology and oncology topics covered on the Hematol...

The Oncologist: What keeps oncologists from addressing palliative care early on with incurable cancer patients? –an active stance seems to be key

Learning objectives 1. Discuss openly with patients issues and decisions regarding the last phases of their lives. 2. Use your own empathy as an important nonmedical factor in the decision process. Background. Sympathetic and frank communication about the terminal nature of advanced cancer is important to improve patients’ prognostic understanding and, thereby, to allow for adjustment of treatment intensity to realistic goals; however, decisions against aggressive treatments are often m...
Society For Translational Oncology

IFIs: Epidemiological Trends, Antifungal Resistance, and Why Antifungal Therapy Fails in Patients with Invasive Mold Infections

Target audience The enduring activity is intended for health care professionals, particularly physicians, clinical microbiologists, researchers, nurse, nurse practitioners and pharmacists, specializing in prevention and management of fungal infections. Learning objectives Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to: -Discuss the role of prophylaxis therapy in patients with invasive fungal infections (IFIs) -Review the emerging data on breakthrough and rel...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Drug Interactions with Chemotherapy

Activity Description Participants in this webinar will learn the reasons for patient nonadherence to oral chemotherapy regimens, and how adherence can be improved. Faculty will review the pharmacokinetics of oral oncolytic drugs, such as methotrexate and vincristine, and will use case studies to illustrate potentially significant interactions with other drugs or foods, and how they can be prevented or managed if they occur. Strategies for educating patients about potential drug interactions...

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