Opioid Overdose Risk and Prevention

This is a 5 minute online activity included in the READINESS Opioid Learning Center "library". This activity provides important information on opioid overdose – risks involved, prevention strategies & tips, and more to help you better understand how to combat opioid overdose and be better prepared in the event of an opioid overdose. READINESS develops and hosts custom opioid eLearning centers for health systems, pharmacies, and organizations to support opioid stewardship and education ...
READINESS

How to Use Narcan (naloxone) Nasal Spray

This is a 5 minute online activity included in the READINESS Opioid Learning Center "library". This activity provides important information on Narcan (naloxone) nasal spray – how to administer the medication, proper technique, and more to help you better understand how to use Narcan (naloxone) nasal spray. READINESS develops and hosts custom opioid eLearning centers for health systems, pharmacies, and organizations to support opioid stewardship and education initiatives. Offer your com...
READINESS

Support Your Community with an Opioid eLearning Center Hosted by READINESS

READINESS develops and hosts custom opioid eLearning centers for health systems, pharmacies, and organizations to support opioid stewardship and education initiatives. Offer your community an intuitive and accessible eLearning center to support opioid education and awareness.
READINESS

Food Allergy: From Primary Prevention to Treatment and Intervention Online

This online offering includes 19 videos of lectures and panel discussions on the diagnosis and management, specific syndromes, treatment, and research and prevention of food allergy. The videos were recorded at a live course that took place at a live AAAAI course held in early September, 2019. The intent of the videos is to allow learners to increase their knowledge related to the diagnosis and management of food allergic patients. It highlights the latest evidence related to food allergie...
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Nurturing the Child with Special Needs

Nurturing the Child with Special Needs is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides strategies for healthcare professionals and parents to support children with special needs to manage behavior, sensory issues, and language challenges. All children need to feel a sense of belonging and significant in ways that elicit positive responses from those around them. Sometimes, a child with special needs can alienate others when attempting to have their unique requirements ...
Professional Development Resources

Lifestyle Medicine: Tools for Promoting Healthy Change

State-of-the-Art Approaches to Help Patients Initiate and Sustain Health-Promoting Behaviors This immersive, two-day Harvard Medical School CME course offers state-of-the-art strategies to guide patients to healthier lives. Education includes evidence-based strategies, tools and techniques to effect healthier changes in patients (and ourselves), including nutrition, exercise, sleep, weight loss, and stress management. This course also provides updates on payment structures that reward clinici...
Harvard Medical School

The Evolving Role of Nutrition Therapy in the Hospitalized Patient: Focus on Lipids and Protein

Despite recognition of underfeeding in hospital settings and its consequences, a substantial number of hospitalized patients can be characterized as malnourished. In this roundtable discussion, Canadian and US-based faculty discuss diagnostic criteria for malnutrition, available and emerging lipid emulsion products and their influence on inflammation and ensuring adequate protein delivery for optimal nutrition support. This activity is intended for physicians, pharmacists, nurses and dieti...
ACHL

The 8th Virginia Mason Update in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

***This course will be presented live in Seattle and broadcast to a videoconference site in Yakima. See our web page for details.*** The 8th Update in Inflammatory Bowel Disease course will review new and forthcoming medical and surgical therapeutic approaches in IBD and its associated manifestations, as well their impact on the current management of these conditions. The therapeutic landscape in IBD continues to evolve, resulting in rapid and dramatic changes to therapeutic algorithms and ...
Virginia Mason

55th Annual Pediatric Post Graduate Course

The 55th Annual Pediatric Post Graduate Course is one of the longest running general pediatric conferences. The activity is accredited for 20 hours of CME and 20 MOC part 2 ABP Points
Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Treating Obesity 2020: The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine

Education to Optimize Your Care of Adult, Adolescent, and Pediatric Patients with Obesity This highly rated Harvard Medical School CME course, which has sold out the last 6 years, delivers practical strategies to optimize the management of obesity and its many complications, and provides the most up-to-date approaches to obesity prevention and treatment. Highlights of the 2020 program include: • Comprehensive evaluation of the patient with obesity • Medical management of the patient wi...
Harvard Medical School

Diabetes Update 2020

This highly rated Harvard Medical School CME course offers practical strategies to address the medical and systemic challenges to optimal care and updates that ensure you can deliver state-of-the-art care for your patients with diabetes. PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS This program affords you the opportunity to learn from leaders in the field of diabetes who are distinguished for their outstanding teaching, knowledge, and innovations in clinical care. • Expert guidance to design comprehensive treatme...
Harvard Medical School

Clinical Case Challenges: Strategies to Optimize Primary Immunodeficiency Management

Primary care providers, internists, and other general practitioners may be the first to see a patient with PI and require a level of awareness. Yet, a survey issued by the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology and the Immune Deficiency Foundation found that only 4% of primary care practitioners were aware that guidelines existed for the diagnosis and management of primary immunodeficiency. Because symptoms can overlap with many other conditions and/or diseases, it is also important...
ACHL

Human Trafficking: Identification and Intervention

Human Trafficking: Identification and Intervention is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that details the many facets of human trafficking as well as how to identify and provide intervention to victims/survivors. Human trafficking, commonly discussed under the two broad categories of sexual trafficking and labor trafficking, is a pervasive public health issue, both globally and in the United States. This course will examine the various forms of human trafficking, including...
Professional Development Resources

Weight Management and Diabetes

Intended Audience Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Identify the concerns with standard diabetes care and weight gain Initializing therapy for the newly diagnosed diabetic Management of insulin requiring diabetes to minimize weight gain
Dannemiller

Why Weight? Medical, Endoscopic, Surgical Approaches to Weight: A Continuum of Care

Intended Audience Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses. Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Safety of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Efficacy of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Indications of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
Dannemiller

Practical Medication Management for Obesity Treatment

Intended Audience Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Learn to identify medications that are iatrogenic for weight gain and select better alternatives Review all currently available FDA-approved anti-obesity medications Develop an algorithm to compare treatment options through the use of patient case discussions
Dannemiller

Obesity and Cancer

Intended Audience Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: To review the evidence linking lifestyle factors to cancer outcomes To review the randomized trials of lifestyle change in cancer survivors and discuss on-going work in this area To discuss the American Society of Clinical Oncology Obesity Initiative and other efforts to help cancer survivors adopt health...
Dannemiller

Low Carbohydrate Dieting for the Obese

Intended Audience Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Define dietary parameters for low carbohydrate diets Review differences between nutritional ketosis and ketoacidosis Identify the major nutritional concerns for adults utilizing ketogenic diet therapies Outline monitoring procedures for patients utilizing very low carbohydrate diets
Dannemiller

GLP-1 and the CNS Regulation of Appetite

Intended Audience Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Review peripheral biological mechanisms through which GLP-1 and GLP-1 analogs reduce food intake Identify brain regions through which GLP-1 and GLP-1 analogs act to reduce food intake Understand the role of nausea in the food intake reductions with GLP-1 analog treatment
Dannemiller

Treatment of Obesity: Using a Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD)

Intended Audience Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Overview of obesity treatment List the benefits of a VLCD List the potential side effects of a VLCD
Dannemiller

Keeping the Passion Alive After Weight Loss

Intended Audience Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Evaluate recent medical management for obesity and patient centered treatment strategies Create patient centric interventions and overcome potential barriers to appropriate patient care
Dannemiller

Reversing Diabetes

Intended Audience Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Review the studies preventing type 2 diabetes in people with prediabetes. Discuss the guidelines for treatment vs prevention in people with prediabetes Explore the rationale for treating people with prediabetes to prevent diabetes-related complications.
Dannemiller

Motivational Interviewing: The Basics

Intended Audience Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Explain what is motivational interviewing. Identify the two goals of motivational interviewing Understand the spirit, basic principles and process of motivational interviewing.
Dannemiller

High-Intensity Interval Training: Exercise Considerations for Obesity

Intended Audience Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Determine efficacy of HIIT Discuss health and safety precautions of HIIT Assess viability and adherence to HIIT as a training modality Discover and apply criteria for prescribing HIIT
Dannemiller

The Dual Diagnosis of Eating Disorder and Diabetes Mellitus

Intended Audience Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Recognize type 1 diabetes as a risk factor for the development of an eating disorder Better understand the diagnosis and clinical care of this patient population Apply management steps in working with this patient population
Dannemiller

Consumers Going Mobile and Digital for Health

Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Discuss how consumers are looking for convenient, digital, self-care, DIY healthcare Summarize the new healthcare, everywhere landscape Discuss the the Amazon Prime-ing of the health consumer​ Review the implications for obesity ecosystem stakeholders
Dannemiller

Bariatric Endoscopy: New Devices and the Role of Gastroenterologists

Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Review important gastric and small intestinal physiologic pathways at play with the new endoscopic devices and techniques. Describe current available endoscopic devices and techniques including safety and efficacy data. How can Gastroenterologists embrace an obesity practice.
Dannemiller

A Call to Action: Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity

Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Use screening and diagnostic tools to effectively diagnose patients with obesity Evaluate recent medical management for obesity and patient-centered treatment strategies Create patient-centric interventions and overcome potential barriers to appropriate patient care
Dannemiller

IEP Goals: S.M.A.R.T.E.R. STEPS® Guide

IEP Goals: S.M.A.R.T.E.R. STEPS® Guide is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides a framework for writing legally compliant IEP goals. Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings give parents and professionals a chance to work together to design an IEP for children with learning disabilities who have been determined eligible for special education. The goals for academic achievement and functional performance set for each child are the core of the IEP. Goals r...
Professional Development Resources

SOUTHERN FRANCE RIVER CRUISE: Joint Medical/Dental Symposium Confronting Healthcare Needs

Joint Medical/Dental Symposium Confronting Healthcare Needs CME/CE Lecture Seminars for Medical, Dental, Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals This Seminar is planned for 12 Continuing Education Credit Hours CME/CE Professional Seminar Fee: $695 Seminar Attendance Fee: $450 CME/CE credits, Certificates of Completion and possible tax deductible guidelines will be provided for registered Professional Seminar attendees Certificates of Attendance will be provided for ALL registere...
Professional Education Society

Targeted Nutrition Delivery in Critically Ill Patients: Focus on Protein Needs and Delivery

Filmed in conjunction with APSEN 2019 Nutrition Science and Practice Conference, this activity features an expert panel who discuss nutritional support for critically ill patients including a comparison of guidelines, the importance of tailoring therapy to optimize protein delivery, and the appropriate use of new and emerging high-protein/energy-restricted PN products in hospital settings. This activity is intended for physicians, pharmacists, dietitians and nurses who manage clinical nutr...
ACHL

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that reviews the current literature on the medical, legal, educational, occupational, and ethical aspects of marijuana. In spite of the fact that more than half of the states in this country have enacted legislation legalizing marijuana in some fashion, the reality is that neither the intended “medical” benefits of marijuana nor its known (and as yet unknown) adverse effects have been adequately examined using con...
Professional Development Resources

Streamlining Preventive Health for Patients with IBD Through Effective Care Models, Evidence-based Guidelines, and Patient Engagement

The Cleveland Clinic estimates that less than 20% of patients with IBD seen in their Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute have received appropriate immunization and preventative services that align with national guidelines and recommendations. Education is an important component for creating a roadmap and gaining buy-in among clinicians to implement change in practice. Educational interventions to both healthcare professionals (HCPs) and patients as part of the project to improve patient heal...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Emotional Regulation: Teaching Children Calm

Emotional Regulation: Teaching Children Calm is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides strategies and techniques for helping children navigate their emotions. Emotional regulation is the ability to manage one’s emotions in order to respond appropriately to life’s inevitable ups and downs. It assists with competent decision-making, augments memory for critical events, and enables productive interpersonal relations. Inappropriate emotional responses are implica...
Professional Development Resources

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that reviews evidenced-based research for identification, management and prevention of cyberbullying in children, adolescents, and adults. Bullies have moved from the playground and workplace to the online world, where anonymity can facilitate bullying behavior. Cyberbullying is intentional, repeated harm to another person using communication technology. It is not accidental or random. It is targeted to a person with less...
Professional Development Resources

Eating Disorder Toolkit

Eating Disorder Toolkit is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides an overview of the current research regarding prevalence, treatment, and the role of the RDN in the care of eating disorders. Eating disorders (ED) are severe psychiatric disorders that are associated with increased levels of social, psychological, and physical impairment as well as high levels of morbidity and mortality. This toolkit will address the three main eating disorders as listed in the Di...
Professional Development Resources

Effects of Digital Media on Adolescents

Effects of Digital Media on Adolescents is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explores how the digital world is affecting teens of successive generations. It is becoming clear that the effects of the digital world are affecting each successive generation of teenagers in ways that are only now beginning to come into view. iGen’ers’ communication and behaviors differ from those that characterized the Baby Boomers, Millennials, and the XGen’ers. We now know that th...
Professional Development Resources

The Power of Skepticism and Critical Thinking

The Power of Skepticism and Critical Thinking is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that examines how positive skepticism and critical thinking are necessary in clinical practice. The history of health care abounds with treatments that persisted (although they didn’t work) for many years without ever being seriously challenged. How did this happen? More to the point, how is it that this continues to happen today? At least a part of the answer can be found in a very long ...
Professional Development Resources

Spirituality & Aging

Spirituality & Aging is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that offers an insight into how spirituality influences the lives of elders in our care. Spirituality and religious beliefs provide coping mechanisms for issues related to aging and have been proven to have a protective factor. Elders with higher levels of spirituality have better mental and physical health, and are less anxious about aging. This course provides an accessible tool kit for healthcare professiona...
Professional Development Resources

Ethics in Nutrition & Dietetics

Ethics in Nutrition & Dietetics is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that addresses the ethics of practice in nutrition and dietetics with the latest Code of Ethics from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Ethical practice is a requirement and a duty of all health professionals. We are in a life and death business where mistakes or misjudgments can cause real harm, such as in the case of medical errors. Being an ethical practitioner is your responsibility. Some situat...
Professional Development Resources

Alzheimer’s Disease: A Practical Guide

Alzheimer’s Disease: A Practical Guide is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that offers healthcare professionals a basic foundation in Alzheimer's disease prevention, diagnosis, and risk management. This course will present practical information to aid healthcare professionals as they interact with clients who are diagnosed with any of the many types of dementia. We will review what is normal in the aging process, and what is not; diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer's dis...
Professional Development Resources

HIV/AIDS: Therapy & Adherence

HIV/AIDS: Therapy & Adherence is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that treatment and adherence issues in populations at high risk for HIV infection. People who live with HIV can live almost normal lifespans and have little risk of transmitting the disease if they use antiretroviral therapy appropriately under medical care. However, only 55% of HIV-infected people follow their antiretroviral regimen well enough to achieve viral suppression. This course will discuss adhere...
Professional Development Resources

Personality and Temperament: Connecting with Young Clients

Personality and Temperament: Connecting with Young Clients is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that demonstrates how differences in personality and temperament impact how children behave and how adults communicate and connect with them. Understanding differences in temperament and personality among adults and children will ultimately assist us in developing better relationships with our clients and enhancing therapy interventions, plans, and goals. Within the context of ...
Professional Development Resources

HIV/AIDS: Adherence Issues

HIV/AIDS: Adherence Issues is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that discusses adherence issues in populations at high risk for HIV infection. HIV and AIDS are medical terms that are linked together due to the progressive nature of HIV, with the end result of untreated (or undertreated) HIV becoming AIDS. The virus affects people of all ages, from children born to mothers with HIV, to adolescents, to adults, and elders. People who live with HIV can live almost normal life...
Professional Development Resources

Grief: The Reaction to Loss

Grief: The Reaction to Loss is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that teaches healthcare professionals how to recognize and respond to grief. Grief is the reaction to loss. People grieve for the loss of someone they love, but they also grieve for the loss of independence, usefulness, cognitive functioning, and physical abilities. Grief is also a lifelong process: a journey rather than a disease that is cured. It changes over time to deal with different kinds of losses. It...
Professional Development Resources

Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness

Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explores the stigmas around mental illness and provides effective strategies to overcome them. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) defines mental illness stigma as “a range of negative attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors about mental and substance use disorders.” Mental health and substance use disorders are prevalent and among the most highly stigmatized...
Professional Development Resources

Motivation: Igniting the Process of Change

Motivation: Igniting the Process of Change is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explores the question: how do we tap into, ignite and harness our motivation? We will begin with a discussion about why clinicians need to know this information and how this information can be helpful in working with clients. Next, we will look at the research behind motivation, decipher between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation, and explore the roots of what keeps us motivated now,...
Professional Development Resources

comMIt (comprehensive motivational interviewing) for health care professionals

comMIt (comprehensive motivational interviewing training) for health care professionals is an e-learning program accredited for 8 hours of approved continuing education credit for dietitians, nurses, pharmacists, physicians and social workers. The learner has three months to complete this highly interactive program and receive CE credit. Learners may stop at any point in the program and then return to it where they left off. Learners may also review each module completed as often as they wou...
Berger Consulting, LLC

Cultural Awareness in Clinical Practice

Cultural Awareness in Clinical Practice is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides the foundation for achieving cultural competency and diversity in healthcare settings. Cultural competence, responding to diversity and inclusion, are important practices for healthcare professionals. This course will help you to gain an awareness of bias and provide strategies to adjust your clinical mindset and therapeutic approach to adapt to “the other” – people who differ...
Professional Development Resources

Supportive Communication for the Child with Special Needs

Supportive Communication for the Child with Special Needs is a 1-hour audio continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides practical tips for helping parents to communicate with their child who has special needs. Parenting a child with special needs comes with many challenges. Parents are often under pressure, not knowing what to expect or how to react and manage the behaviors their child may present. Children who have supportive and caring parents who understand their needs generally e...
Professional Development Resources

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