Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Current Trends and Future Landscape

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: 1. Communicate with patients and colleagues about the pathophysiology, risk factors, symptoms, and genetics of prostate cancer. 2. Create individualized treatment plans for patients with prostate cancer based on current screening and staging guidelines and evidence for monotherapy, combination therapy, and sequencing of therapies. 3. Evaluate data for the benefits and risks of current an...
Applied Clinical Education

Immunotherapy: Harnessing the Immune System to Treat Cancer

This educational activity is directed toward oncology nurses and nurse practitioners caring for patients receiving cancer immunotherapy. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to: 1. List the various types of immunotherapy currently used in the management of malignancies 2. Summarize the various mechanisms of action for the different immunotherapy agents 3. Describe various toxicities for specific types of immunotherapy 4. Explain specific...
Medical Learning Institute

Hematology/Oncology PICU Issues: Case Studies

Learning Objectives: Review the importance of hemoglobin, coagulation, bone marrow, fibrinolytic and transfusion issues with the critically ill child. Describe the diagnostic laboratory data necessary to care for the child with anemia, platelet disorders, and oncologic emergencies. Prioritize the care for the child with an oncologic emergency.
Contemporary Forums

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

Transfusion Support in Allogeneic Transplant Patients (CE)

This course covers the different types of hematopoietic transplantation (bone marrow, hematopoietic progenitor cell, and umbilical cord blood), transfusion protocols for ABO mismatched transplants, and serological problems which can occur in the blood bank with patients who have received hematopoietic transplants. Cogent examples of the different types of ABO mismatched transplants are provided so that students can correlate blood typing results with transfusion and transplant history and iden...

Beta Thalassemias (CE)

Program Summary: This self-study course is designed to provide a brief review of the etiology, epidemiology, pathology, clinical findings, and laboratory diagnosis of thalassemias in general. More specifically, this course will provide a thorough review of each of these components as they relate to beta thalassemias. Course Goal and Objectives Goal The goal of this self-instructional module is to review basic concepts related to normal hemoglobin and a disease that impacts hemoglobin: ...

The Antiphospholipid Syndrome (CE)

This self-study course will review the history, clinical presentation, and testing methodologies to identify the Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) - an autoimmune disorder characterized by the presence of antibodies to protein bound phospholipids. This syndrome is cause for obstetrical complications and is the most common acquired cause of thrombotic disease. Course Goal and Learning Objectives Goal The goal of this course is to provide the reader with an understanding of the history, pat...

Hemoglobin A1c: Clinical Laboratory Utilization for Diabetes Mellitus Testing (CE)

This self-study course was designed to provide a brief background on the theory of HbA1c, its utility in the clinical laboratory, the evolution of the test, and its role in patient diagnosis. It also compares the HbA1c test with the two other diabetes mellitus diagnostic assays: the fasting blood glucose and the oral glucose tolerance test. The course concludes with case studies to demonstrate the clinical application of the HbA1c test. 1. Course Text This course has been divided into the ...

39th Annual Intensive Review of Internal Medicine: Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital Board Review

Ace the ABIM Board Examinations with the 39th Annual Intensive Review of Internal Medicine. This course is specifically oriented to preparing you for the Board Examinations.  Topics include:  Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney Disease, Hypercoagulable States and New Anticoagulants, Board Review in Hematology, Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis, Prostate and Bladder Cancer, Cardiology Overview for the Boards and many others. After viewing 39th Annual Intensive Review of Internal Medicine, you...

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges in Von Willebrand Disease

With the significant variability in the subtypes and clinical manifestations of von Willebrand disease (VWD), diagnosis and treatment of affected individuals are often delayed. The evaluation of hemorrhagic symptoms is challenging for both patients and clinicians because the reporting and interpretation of bleeding symptoms is subjective. Delivery of optimal care is further complicated by the lack of updated management guidelines for VWD. In this activity, the faculty discuss common but cha...
Slack Inc.

Updates in Cardio-Oncology 2018: Challenges and New Frontiers

This course reviews clinically important information regarding the management of cardiac and vascular diseases affecting patients with cancer and cancer survivors. The interactive, practice-based format includes case presentations and state-of-the-art lectures in recent and topical developments in this emerging field. The goal is to improve quality, safety and outcomes for patients within the dynamic and interactive educational experience. The current state of knowledge of common cardiovascula...
Mayo Clinic

Topics in Emergency Medicine Cuban Cruise Conference

◦Toxicology/Poisonings-What's Old and What's New ◦Review the fundamentals of examining and diagnosing the poisoned patient. ◦ Discuss appropriate strategies for managing the common toxicologic emergencies. ◦ Analyze some common and interesting cases in which a poisoned patient presented to the emergency department. ◦ Introduce the listeners to some of the new, and up-and-coming recreational drugs of abuse. ◦Vertigo-I'm So Dizzy, My Head Is Spinnin' ◦Describe the common pres...
Continuing Education, Inc

Clinical and Multidisciplinary Hematology & Oncology: The 15th Annual Review

This course will include a comprehensive update and management strategies of issues in hematologic and oncologic malignancies presenting new disease classification, treatment, and challenging cases. Course topics will focus on key hematologic diseases (dysproteinemias, acute and chronic leukemias, lymphomas), key solid tumors (breast, thoracic, GI, GU), and overlap topics of supportive, ancillary and diagnostic care. The course offers challenging and interactive sessions on pertinent issues in...
Mayo Clinic

Principles and Clinical Applications of Flow Cytometry, 4th Edition (CE)

This course includes two major parts. The first part concerns technical principles, including the structure and mechanism of instrumentation and quality control. The second part discusses clinical applications of flow cytometry, including immunophenotyping of hematologic neoplasms, lymphocyte subset analysis for immunodeficiency states, DNA analysis for hematologic neoplasms and solid tumors, and reticulocyte counting. After completing the course, participants should be able to understand how ...

Gastrointestinal Cancers 2018 Current and Emerging Strategies in Multidisciplinary Care: Translating Evidence into Best Practices

This course will focus on case-based and didactic presentations from Mayo Clinic and other international experts in the treatment of the whole spectrum of gastrointestinal (GI) cancers including esophageal, gastric, hepatocellular, pancreatic, small bowel, bile duct, anal and colorectal and gallbladder. The primary goal of this course is to guide practicing physicians on integrating the best and most current evidence into their day-to-day routine care for patients with GI cancers. This cour...
Mayo Clinic

Topics in Primary Care, Hospice, Palliative Care, Impaired Healthcare Professionals, Hematology, Oncology and the History of Medicine Western Mediterranean Cruise

Topics: ◦Osteoporosis ◦Be comfortable screening, diagnosing and treating Osteoporosis with the medications available. ◦Dementia ◦Be familiar with the work up and treatment and how to distinguish the various causes of Dementia ◦Choosing Wisely ◦Become familiar with the judicious ordering of tests and procedures ◦Case Studies in Primary Care ◦Participate in an interactive session to try and diagnose some common diseases with atypical presentations. ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Expert Answers to Clinician Questions About Biosimilars

Questions covered include these topic areas: PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS Switching Substitution Education Tips FUNDAMENTALS Need for Biosimilars Biosimilars vs Generics Naming of Biosimilars EFFICACY AND APPROVAL Efficacy: Biosimilars vs Reference Biologic Extrapolation SAFETY Safety of Filgrastim-sndz Safety of Infliximab-abda Safety of Infliximab-dyyb Safety of Etanercept-szzs Safety of Adalimumab-atto
Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Clinical Care Options, LLC.

The Oncologist: Best Practices in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Monitoring and Management

Learning Objectives: 1. Discuss the definition of key MR milestones by BCR-ABL1 transcript levels and the clinical meaning of each milestone. 2. Discuss the correct timing of MR assessment, how are MR results generated, and which variables may influence and in some cases compromise the reliability and clinical value of such results. 3. Incorporate MR and BCR-ABL1 mutation results into clinical decision algorithms. Optimal use of current therapeutic opportunities for chronic myeloid leuke...
Society For Translational Oncology

Multiple Myeloma Patient Management: Embracing New Advancements, Overcoming New Challenges

The multiple myeloma clinical landscape has evolved significantly, with not only 10 new drugs but also new staging standards (ie, the R-ISS), imaging techniques, and maintenance therapy options added in the last 12 years. To help hematologist-oncologists keep pace with these advancements and to illustrate their optimal use in practice, this Virtual Practice reviews two multiple myeloma patient cases and invites learners to help determine the best strategies for their care. Also featured is the...
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, RedMedEd, and Penn State College of Medicine

22nd Annual Update & Intensive Board Review of Internal Medicine 2016

Description & Objectives This course is designed to provide a comprehensive review of the most important advances that have recently been made in internal medicine, and to help candidates prepare for the Internal Medicine Boards or the Recertification Examination. Each of the major subspecialties will be covered including cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology, infectious disease, nephrology, neurology, oncology, pulmonary disease, and rheumatology. Much of the material will ...
Columbia University, Department of Medicine

1st Annual Aspen Conference on Pediatric Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke

Thought leaders in this emerging field will convene over the course of one week to share ideas, learn and create pathways to deliver cutting edge care to pediatric and young adult cerebrovascular and stroke patients.   Major Topic Areas: -Acute stroke and traumatic vascular injury: recognition and initial management -Cerebral vascular malformations (avm, aneurysms, cavernoma, vein of galen)   -Sickle cell related cerebrovascular complications -Cerebral arteriopathy of Alagille, PHACE...
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Expert Update: What's New in Essential Thrombocythemia

Appropriate early diagnosis and initiation of therapy is essential in the management of myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) to enhance clinical outcomes and patient quality of life. Recent revisions in the classification of myeloid neoplasms and acute leukemia by the World Health Organization have further defined criteria for the differential diagnosis of MPNs, including criteria for the discernment of essential thrombocythemia (ET) and prefibrotic/early primary myelofibrosis. However, many ch...
Slack Inc.

An Overview of Biosimilars: Potential Implications for Pharmacists

This is a featured CE activity on the Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education (CSPE) website. CSPE is the educational hub of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). Most CSPE activities include the pathophysiology and clinical therapeutics of various disease states in which specialty pharmacy products and services are provided. CSPE also covers legal, regulatory and operational topics relevant to specialty pharmacy practice. Learning Objectives The target audience for this a...

Scale, Bail, or Fail – The CDK4/6 Inhibition Edition

Preclinical and clinical findings suggest that CDK4/6 inhibition may confer therapeutic benefits in numerous tumor types and improve outcomes in patients with mantle cell lymphoma, liposarcoma, melanoma, and non–small cell lung cancer. Additionally, studies of CDK4/6 inhibition of cancers of the prostate, lung, skin, and central nervous system are currently under way. In the format of an entertaining (but challenging!) interactive game, this edition of Scale, Bail or Fail presents and dis...
University of Cincinnati and RedMedEd

12th Northeast Regional Hematology Oncology Pharmacists Symposium

Two day conference for pharmacists and nursing specializing in hematology/oncology. • 13 contact hours offered-2 law • Network with industry professionals • Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner & cocktail reception • Low fee to attend- including meals: Both days: Member-$130, Non members-$150 One day: Member-$100, Non member-$115
American Health Resources, LLC

Ace the Case: A 48-Year-Old Female Diagnosed With Polycythemia Vera (PV) 7 Years Ago

This “Ace the Case” study will utilize a case study to discuss the treatment of 48-year-old female who was diagnosed with polycythemia vera (PV) 7 years ago. Accurately assess the appropriate treatment option(s) for this patient for CME credits.
Slack Inc.

The Oncologist: Antidrug Antibody Formation in Oncology: Clinical Relevance and Challenges

Learning Objectives: 1. Discuss the relevance of immunogenicity in oncology. 2. Cite the effects of anti-drug antibodies on pharmacokinetics, efficacy, and toxicity. 3. Describe challenges in the detection and interpretation of immunogenicity data. 4. Describe the potential prevention strategies in oncology. In oncology, an increasing number of targeted anticancer agents and immunotherapies are of biological origin. These biological drugs may trigger immune responses that lead to the fo...
Society For Translational Oncology

Board Vitals Hematology/Oncology CME Self-Assessment Program

Complete your Hematology/Oncology CME requirements with the Board Vitals Hematology/Oncology CME Self-Assessment Program.  • Earn 27 Hematology/Oncology CME Category 1 Credit Hours AND 27 ABIM Approved MOC Points, all while preparing for the recertification exam. • Access to more than 500 Hematology/Oncology CME questions, answers, and explanations • Each question is categorized - select the categories and areas that you want to focus on • Timed Mode and Review Mode available •...
Board Vitals

MKSAP 17 Audio Companion Q&A: The American College of Physicians and Oakstone Program

Order this supplement to the MKSAP 17 Audio Companion and hear discussions focused on 500 MKSAP questions not covered in the main Audio Companion. It is a comprehensive Q&A that takes your learning even further and provides an opportunity to earn up to an additional 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  The MKSAP 17 Audio Companion Q&A is available only with the purchase of the 11-section Audio Companion. Topics include: Cardiovascular Medicine, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Hematol...

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.

The Brigham Board Review in Hematology

Topics covered by The Brigham Board Review in Hematology include:  Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Acute Leukemia, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Myeloproliferative Syndromes, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Bone Marrow Failure, Hemophagocytic Syndromes, Sickle Cell Disease, Thalassemia and many others. After completing The Brigham Board Review in Hematology, you will be able to: • Apply current/recommended Hematology guidelines in clinical practice • Perform differential diagnosis of comple...

The Brigham Board Review in Hematology and Oncology

Get ready for the ABIM exam in Hematology-Oncology by studying this Brigham Board Review in Hematology and Oncology. Topics covered by the Brigham Board Review in Hematology and Oncology include: Molecular Genetics of Cancer, Cancer Drug Development, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Acute Leukemias, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Multiple Myeloma, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, B Cell Malignancies, Mesothelioma, Thyroid Cancer and dozens of others. After completing the Brigham Board Review in Hemat...

Board Vitals Hematology and Oncology Board Review Question Bank

The Hematology and Oncology Board Review Question Bank features over 800 Hematology and Oncology questions. The Hematology Oncology exam study guide features: • Over 800 review questions and answers • The leading digital question bank for Oncology Board Prep • Percent correct provided on most questions to compare against the national average • Timed mode available to simulate exam conditions • Access from any computer or smartphone! • Also available: CME Redemption
Board Vitals

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

Board Vitals Family Medicine MOC Re-Certification Question Bank and Review

Board Vitals Family Medicine MOC Re-Certification Question Bank and Review contains over 1500 ABFM and AOBFP Family Medicine MOC targeted review questions. The Board Vitals FM qbank offers questions that are directly relevant to the exam: multiple choice questions (mostly focused around patient scenarios) with a single best answer. Board Vitals Family Medicine MOC Re-Certification Question Bank Features: • Take the exam in review mode or timed mode to simulate real FM exam conditions • ...
Board Vitals

Board Vitals USMLE Step 2 Board Review Questions and Practice Tests

Board Vitals USMLE Step 2 Board Review Questions and Practice Tests • Over 1000 USMLE Step 2 Board Review Questions • 100% Pass Guarantee! • Higher Pass Rate Than The National Average • Individualized Learning Based on Performance
Board Vitals

Board Vitals USMLE Step 3 Board Review Questions

Board Vitals USMLE Step 3 Board Review Questions: • 1200 USMLE Step 3 board review questions • Individualized learning • Ability to flag questions for further review • Question are structured by category • Timed and review modes available • Detailed explanations associated with each question
Board Vitals

Board Vitals Internal Medicine Board Review Question Bank and Study Program

The Board Vitals Internal Medicine Board Review Question Bank and Study Program covers topics from Allergy and Immunology to Pulmonary topics - all of the subjects covered on the Internal Medicine Board Exam.  The bank offers over 1200 questions targeted to the ABIM and ABOIM exams.  The Internal Medicine review is highly interactive, offers high yield questions, and offers related images in a manner similar to the board exams.
Board Vitals

Osler Pathology Online Review

After completing the Osler Pathology Online Review, you will be able to: • Use the evidence-based information and practice tools presented to better formulate differ- ential diagnoses for most clinical scenarios • Effectively apply current practice guidelines published by CAP, ASCP and other major medical and governmental agencies • Recognize common patterns of test results and recommend additional tests, as needed, to characterize the etiology and prognosis of individual patient cond...
Osler Institute

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