Oncology Data Advisor™: Aligning Treatment Goals and Value-Based Care in Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma

STATEMENT OF NEED Multiple myeloma is a clonal plasma cell malignancy characterized by several cytogenetic alterations. Treatment planning for individual patients is complicated by factors such as age, frailty, comorbidities, eligibility for autologous stem cell transplantation, and risk stratification (Kumar et al, 2022). Clinicians need to continually update their working knowledge of emerging data and consensus recommendations that can rationally inform clinical decision making. In Modul...
i3 Health

Virtual Tumor Board: Building Comprehensive Care Plans in Esophagogastric Cancers

STATEMENT OF NEED Esophagogastric cancers include tumors of the esophagus, esophageal junction, and stomach. Esophageal cancers are the twentieth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, but the eleventh leading cause of cancer death, with an estimated 21,560 cases diagnosed annually and 16,120 deaths estimated in 2023 (NCCN, 2023; Siegel et al, 2023). Given the poor prognosis of esophagogastric cancers and the complexity of personalized care planning, interdisciplinary teamwork...
i3 Health

Hitting the Target in HER2-Positive Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

STATEMENT OF NEED An estimated 153,020 new cases of colorectal cancer (CRC) are diagnosed annually, and 52,550 people die of the disease (Siegel et al, 2023). Approximately 22% of patients present with metastatic disease, which is associated with a dismal 5-year survival rate of 15% (SEER, 2022). Targeting biomarkers is a key strategy for expanding therapeutic options and improving outcomes in metastatic CRC. Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) amplification status and treatment...
i3 Health

Building and Maintaining a Multidisciplinary Team for Lysosomal Disorders

This CME/CE activity with Drs. Ozlem Goker-Aplan and Walla Al-Hertani describes the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach to managing lysosomal diseases, as well as some of the challenges involved in creating and maintaining that team. At the end of this activity, participants should be able to: - Describe the need for a team approach to care - Describe best practices to build a multidisciplinary team for a new patient - Describe best practices to maintain a multidisciplinary...
CheckRare

Myasthenia Gravis Research Highlights: AAN 2023

This 30-minute CME program highlights the latest clinical research about myasthenia gravis, a rare, autoimmune disease that targets the neuromuscular junction. Treatment of myasthenia gravis is highly individualized and depends greatly on the myasthenia gravis subtype of each patient as well as each patient’s comorbidities. There are currently four drugs approved by the FDA, eculizumab, efgartigimod, ravulizumab, and rozanolixizumab. There are also treatments in development. Clinical tria...
CheckRare

Leveraging the Growing Arsenal of Adjuvant Therapies for Early-Stage NSCLC

In this activity, Dr. Helena A. Yu, Associate Attending Physician at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, will provide insights into strategies for leveraging the growing arsenal of adjuvant therapies for early-stage non"small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), including treatment selection and adverse event management. Start the activity now! STATEMENT OF NEED Lung cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of death for men and women worldwide. In the Unite...
i3 Health

Pathology and Oncology Expert Perspectives in the Management of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Case Explorations and Answers to FAQs

STATEMENT OF NEED Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is an aggressive disease that accounts for approximately 10% to 15% of breast cancer diagnoses and is characterized by the absence of estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors, and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2). TNBC is more common in Black women and in women under the age of 40 (ACS, 2023). Compared with other subtypes of invasive breast cancer, TNBC has high rates of metastasis and a poor prognosis. Due to the lack ...
i3 Health

Virtual Tumor Board: Multidisciplinary Management of Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma

STATEMENT OF NEED Sarcomas, which represent 1% to 2% of adult cancers, are a rare, heterogeneous group of neoplasms originating in the connective tissue. Soft tissue sarcomas, which begin in the muscle, tendons, fat, lymph, blood vessels, and nerves, encompass more than 80 histological subtypes. Approximately 25% of patients develop metastatic disease after curative-intent surgery, and for these patients, treatment options are limited and prognosis is very poor. In recent decades, the ident...
i3 Health

Putting the Freeze on Cold Agglutinin Disease

STATEMENT OF NEED Cold agglutinin disease (CAD) is a rare subtype of autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) in which antibodies cause hemolysis at cold temperatures, generally between 37º to 39º Fahrenheit. Approximately 1 in a million people are affected by CAD annually, with onset usually occurring between the ages of 40 and 80 years. Individuals commonly experience fatigue, dizziness, palpitations, and shortness of breath caused by the anemia; jaundice caused by degradation of hemoglobin i...
i3 Health

Managing Patients with Rheumatic Disorders in Primary Care

Rheumatic disorders are prevalent, yet their diagnosis and treatment in affected patients are frequently challenging, contributing to a considerable disease burden. Ensuring timely intervention is critical to slow disease progression and improve patient outcomes. However, various educational gaps impede primary care clinicians from effectively achieving these goals. This 0.75-hour text-based activity features 3 modules comprised of 12 questions encountered in the primary care management of pat...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Managing Immune Related Adverse Events to Ensure Optimal Cancer Immunotherapy Outcomes: The Nurse’s View

STATEMENT OF NEED Immune checkpoint inhibitors, which alter immune regulatory pathways and promote cell-mediated destruction of tumor cells, have revolutionized the treatment of cancer in recent years, with numerous therapeutic agents approved and several targets under investigation (Chennamadhavuni et al, 2022). However, up to 90% of patients receiving immune checkpoint inhibitors experience immune-related adverse events, which can affect a wide variety of organ systems and can occur at any ...
i3 Health

New Guidance to Diagnose and Treat Tumor-induced Osteomalacia (TIO)

This 30-minute CME-accredited program, hosted by Aliya Khan, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine at McMaster University, highlights the best practices to diagnose and treat tumor induced osteomalacia (TIO) based on the recently published global guidance document in the Journal of Internal Medicine. This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians specializing in neurology, orthopedics, internal medicine/general practice, rheumatology, endocrinology, pain management...
CheckRare

Exploring New Treatment Advances for Acid Sphingomyelinase Deficiency in Adults

STATEMENT OF NEED Acid sphingomyelinase deficiency (ASMD) is a rare, hereditary lysosomal storage disease with multisystemic manifestations, including splenomegaly, hepatomegaly, interstitial lung disease, dyslipidemia, bone marrow and lymph node involvement, and sometimes neurological and peripheral nerve involvement. While the most severe form of ASMD, infantile neurovisceral ASMD, results in death in early childhood, chronic forms of ASMD have more prolonged survival but are associated w...
i3 Health

Current Standards and New Directions in the Treatment of Acquired Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

STATEMENT OF NEED Acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (aTTP) is a rare, life-threatening thrombotic microangiopathy with a rapid onset and progression and a mortality rate of 10% to 20% with prompt treatment. Onset of aTTP is characterized by severe thrombocytopenia, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, and a constellation of associated symptoms including hemorrhage, neurologic and renal manifestations, cardiac abnormalities, and mesenteric ischemia (Joly et al, 2017). Survivors of f...
i3 Health

Recurrent and Metastatic HNSCC: New Insights and Real-World Evidence for Improved Patient Outcomes

STATEMENT OF NEED Head and neck cancers represent a heterogeneous group of tumors that originate in the lip/oral cavity, hypopharynx, oropharynx, nasopharynx, and larynx. An estimated 66,470 new cases are diagnosed in the United States annually, and 15,050 people die of the disease (Siegel et al, 2022). Approximately 90% of cases are classified as head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). Treatment of HNSCC is complicated by numerous factors, including differing therapeutic strategies ...
i3 Health

Exploring Novel Treatments for Rett Syndrome

STATEMENT OF NEED Rett syndrome is a rare, debilitating neurodevelopmental disorder almost always associated with a spontaneous mutation in the methyl-CpG-binding protein 2 (MECP2) gene on the X-chromosome. Affected individuals experience loss of purposeful hand skills, abnormalities in gait, loss of spoken language, and stereotypic hand movements, with more severe manifestations including seizures, autistic features, autonomic nervous system dysfunction, breathing abnormalities, sleep dist...
i3 Health

Best Practices in Nursing Management of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

STATEMENT OF NEED Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is a complication of cancer treatment that may impair quality of life and lead to dose reductions or discontinuation of treatment. In one study, among 105 patients receiving paclitaxel for breast cancer, 36.2% needed dose reductions due to CIPN (Timmins et al, 2021). Whereas in some patients the symptoms improve with time, in others, there is progression with permanent nerve damage (Zajączkowska et al, 2019). At present, the...
i3 Health

Evolving Horizons in the Management of Ulcerative Colitis: Optimizing Outcomes Through Multidisciplinary Collaboration

Target Audience Gastroenterologists, Pharmacists, Nurses and Nurse Practitioners Goal This activity will provide gastroenterologists, nurses, and pharmacists enhanced knowledge and competence on new paradigms in ulcerative colitis (UC) treatment and opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration in UC care to optimize treatment outcomes and quality of life. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: Describe the goals of therapy ...
Postgraduate Healthcare Education, LLC (PHE) and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM).

Starting Now: Conversations About Seizures and Rescue Therapies

Target Audience The audience for this educational initiative is nurses, advanced practice providers, and other health professionals who care for people with epilepsy. Program Overview Every person living with epilepsy should have a seizure action plan. Every person with epilepsy should also know about seizure rescue therapies. Improving care for people with epilepsy starts with a conversation about seizure action plans and rescue therapies. In this activity, celebrity advocate Jack Col...
Medical Education Resources and CMEology.

Expert Illustrations & Commentaries™: Targeting the Complement System to Optimize Treatment of Cold Agglutinin Disease

Target Audience This educational activity is directed toward hematologists. Nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with cold agglutinin disease are invited to attend. Activity Overview This Expert Illustrations and Commentaries™ is a video-based program in which 2 experts discuss strategies for the management of cold agglutinin disease (CAD). In this activity, the faculty focus on the role of the complement system i...
Relias LLC

FREE Internal Medicine CME

Upgrade your practice of Internal Medicine and earn FREE Internal Medicine CME credits with these Free Internal Medicine CME programs from CMEList.com. Most programs are 1-2 hours long and feature slide-video lectures from specialists in Internal Medicine.
CMEList.com

FREE General Surgery CME

Upgrade your knowledge of General Surgery and earn FREE General Surgery CME credits with these Free General Surgery CME programs from CMEList.com. Most programs are 1-2 hours long and feature slide-video lectures from specialists in General Surgery.
CMEList.com

FREE Geriatric Medicine CME

Upgrade your knowledge of Geriatric Medicine and earn FREE Geriatric Medicine CME credits with these Free Geriatric Medicine CME programs from CMEList.com. Most programs are 1-2 hours long and feature slide-video lectures from specialists in Geriatric Medicine.
CMEList.com

Free Hepatitis CME and Free Hepatology CME

Upgrade your knowledge of Liver Diseases and earn FREE Hepatology CME credits with these Free Hepatology CME programs from CMEList.com. Most programs are 1-2 hours long and feature slide-video lectures from specialists in Hepatology.
CMEList.com

A Deeper Dive into the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergies

Food allergies are serious and potentially lifelong disorders that require most patients to adhere to strict elimination diets, which can lead to nutritional, psychosocial, and financial burdens for patients and families. In this modular continuing education series, Dr. Sandra Hong and Dr. Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn review clinical considerations across the spectrum of food allergy, providing a comprehensive overview for clinicians who encounter patients with food allergies. Concepts covered will incl...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

FREE Hospital Medicine CME

Upgrade your practice of Hospital Medicine and earn FREE Hospital Medicine CME credits with these Free Hospital Medicine CME programs from CMEList.com. Most programs are 1-2 hours long and feature slide-video lectures from specialists in Hospital Medicine.
CMEList.com

Slowing Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease Through Value-Based Care

STATEMENT OF NEED Approximately 37 million people in the United States are estimated to have chronic kidney disease (CKD), a condition in which the kidneys are unable to filter blood properly, leading to the accumulation of waste and excess fluid in the body. Patients may experience heart disease, stroke, anemia, and infections, along with the risk of kidney failure and the need for dialysis or kidney transplant if the disease is left untreated and progresses to end-stage renal disease (ESR...
i3 Health

12th Annual Primary Care Winter Conference

Presented by Continuing Education Company for over 30 years, our Primary Care Conference CME Series is designed to update primary care clinicians in rapidly changing therapeutic areas. The emphasis is on practical and useful information for clinical practice. This year, the 12th Annual Primary Care Winter Conference is being held in Maui, Hawaii at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, an oceanfront resort situated along a spectacular stretch of the famed Ka'anapali Beach. Program Obj...
Continuing Education Company

Parkinson's Disease Update 2024

Invitation for physicians, physicians assistant, nurses and healthcare professionals to a course covering Parkinson's disease symptomatology, therapies, research, and mimics for primary care providers and APPs. It reviews diagnostic criteria, clinical presentation, current medical and surgical treatments, atypical parkinsonism, and research opportunities. The Parkinson's Foundation will also present available resources. This is a virtual didactic session with audience questions monit...
UC Davis Conference and Event Services

Colorectal Cancer Update: The Latest Considerations in Personalized Care

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is a recognized leader across the spectrum of colorectal cancer care. This symposium aims to present important considerations in individualizing care across the cancer care continuum. Topics include unique risk factors in IBD, young patients, genetic conditions, and changes in the clinical trial foci for rectal cancer, focusing on de-escalating multimodality treatment. Our midday session will delve into important contemporary debates on the implications of curr...
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

An Innovative View: Evaluating Combination Checkpoint Inhibition Strategies in Advanced Melanoma: Considerations with Anti-LAG3 Antibodies

Target Audience This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of oncologists, dermatologists, nurse practitioners, oncology pharmacists, and physician assistants to ensure confidence in the management of advanced melanoma. Program Overview This online program is designed to help oncologists, dermatologists, nurse practitioners, oncology pharmacists, and physician's assistants to ensure confidence in the management of advanced melanoma. We aim to evaluate the pathophysiology...
Relias LLC

Maternal Newborn Exam Review (Live Webinar) - Concord, NC

Course Description Presented in lecture format, this course reviews topics for the Maternal Newborn Nursing Exam by the National Certification Corporation (NCC). Elements of the examination are discussed, followed by a review of the content. The major components include disease processes during pregnancy, maternal and fetal complications, postpartum and neonatal assessments. Practice questions are integrated throughout the presentation. Program Learning Outcomes This program prepares the ...
MED-ED

Advances in™ Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: Investigating the Impact of Emerging Agents

Activity Overview This online educational activity is designed to provide expert interpretation of new and emerging data on the treatment of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), with a forward-looking perspective on how new and novel agents might impact clinical practice. The essentials of disease classification and clinical trial data, current and emerging treatment strategies, and management of CAH from infancy to adulthood will be presented in a multimedia format, including a series of vi...
Relias LLC

Addressing Health Care Disparities and Improving Patient Outcomes in Prostate Cancer: Expert Perspectives on Optimizing ADT

Prostate cancer is the leading cause of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men in the United States. Medical androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is the standard of care for advanced prostate cancer but may be associated with a broad range of adverse effects. Increased risk of cardiovascular (CV) events is among the most serious, as CV disease is the most common non-cancer cause of death in prostate cancer patients. Although evidence-based guidelines on ADT selection and CV r...
University of Cincinnati

Starting Now: Conversations About Seizures and Rescue Therapies

Every person living with epilepsy should have a seizure action plan. Every person with epilepsy should also know about seizure rescue therapies. Improving care for people with epilepsy starts with a conversation about seizure action plans and rescue therapies. In this activity, celebrity advocate Jack Coleman (“Dynasty”, “Heroes”, “The Office”) introduces adults with epilepsy and care partners who talk about the impact of seizure action plans and rescue therapies. Epilepsy nurse...
CMEology

Gluten-Free: An Introduction to Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a genetic disorder causing the body’s immune system to have negative reactions to glutens. The Gluten-Free: An Introduction to Celiac Disease online nursing CE course will help participants identify grains that are not gluten-free, recognize symptoms of celiac disease, and list the steps for diagnosis.
Corexcel

Improving HCV Outcomes in Rural and Underserved Communities: Listening and Engaging Patients in Care " Part 2

Target Audience This activity is designed specifically for primary care clinicians, nurses, and other members of the healthcare team who serve patients in rural and underserved communities. Program Overview In recent years, the advance of direct-acting antivirals has resulted in dramatically increased cure rates for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and improved patient outcomes. However, HCV still remains a public health concern in the United States, particularly in rural and underserved...
Relias LLC

Reengagement and Retention in HIV Care to End the HIV Epidemic in Rural and Underserved Communities: An Interdisciplinary Team Approach

Target Audience This activity is designed specifically for primary care clinicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other members of the healthcare team who serve patients in rural and underserved communities. Program Overview Approximately 1.1 million individuals are living with HIV in the United States, yet only about 50% are retained in care. Failure to engage with care is associated with poorer health outcomes and a higher risk of HIV transmission. In rural and underserved communities, parti...
Relias LLC

Improving HCV Outcomes in Rural and Underserved Communities: Listening and Engaging Patients in Care " Part 2

Target Audience This activity is designed specifically for primary care clinicians, nurses, and other members of the healthcare team who serve patients in rural and underserved communities. Program Overview In recent years, the advance of direct-acting antivirals has resulted in dramatically increased cure rates for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and improved patient outcomes. However, HCV still remains a public health concern in the United States, particularly in rural and underserved...
Relias LLC

FREE Infectious Disease CME

Upgrade your treatment of Infectious Diseases and earn FREE Infectious Disease CME credits with FREE Infectious Disease CME programs from CMEList.com. Most programs are 1-2 hours long and feature slide-video lectures from specialists in Infectious Disease.
CMEList.com

Nursing Management of Bone Health in Patients with Cancer

Once it has metastasized to the skeletal system, cancer often negatively affects bone health, leading to pain, fractures, hypercalcemia, and nerve compression. This online activity reviews interventions to reduce morbodity and mortality of bone complications in patients with cancer. STATEMENT OF NEED Advanced-stage cancers, including lung, breast, prostate, and multiple myeloma, can have a detrimental effect on bone health (Coleman, Croucher et al, 2020). Once cancer spreads to the skel...
i3 Health

Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access

The Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Live Training Course is planned in accordance with the current Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), ACEP, and WINFOCUS guidelines and provides participants a strong foundation to perform central and peripheral line techniques. This comprehensive course is taught by leading Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) experts that specialize in ultrasound guidance and incorporates comprehensive lectures and interactive case presentations that review ultra...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute

Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks for Emergency Medicine Applications

The Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks for Emergency Medicine Applications Training Course is designed for Emergency Medicine Physicians seeking to integrate ultrasound-guided nerve blocks for pain management and procedural applications into clinical practice. It is the position of American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) that Ultrasound-guided nerve blocks are a core skill which emergency physicians are capable of providing to patients. Ultrasound-guided nerve blocks are also a required co...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute

Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia

The Blended Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia Live Training Course is designed for medical professionals seeking to integrate ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia techniques for surgery, and pain management into their clinical practice. The Blended Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia Course is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia (UGRA) training in a surgical and/or pain management setting. Topi...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute

Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Exam Review (Live Webinar) - Concord, NC

Course Description Presented in lecture format, this course reviews topics for the National Certification Corporation (NCC) Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Exam. Elements of the exam will be discussed, followed by a review of the content. The major components include disease processes during pregnancy, fetal evaluation, application of fetal monitoring for the laboring client and postpartum and neonatal assessments. Practice questions will enable the participant to increase confidence and experien...
MED-ED

FAQs in Peanut Allergy: Exploring Unanswered Questions Following Allergy Meeting Updates

Target Audience This educational activity is directed toward allergist/immunologists, internists, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and registered nurses. Other health care professionals involved in the management of patients with food allergy will be invited to participate as well. Activity Overview The PER FAQ™ is an innovative video-based activity that features a clinical expert answering questions submitted by learners who participated in a related PER Postga...
Relias LLC

Acute Graft Versus Host Disease: A Clinical Compendium on Answers to Clinicians’ Questions in Prevention and Management

Bone marrow transplant specialist Nelson Chao, MD, dives into the topic of acute graft-versus-host disease (aGVHD), the most common complication after hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT). Discussion surrounds the classification, diagnosis, severity, grading, and staging of aGVHD. He discusses recent guideline updates and recommended clinical management strategies for the prevention and treatment of patients with aGVHD and provides his insight into the current and emerging therapies under...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Targeting Pharmacotherapy to Effectively Manage Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Two leading specialists in eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) explore the increasing disease burden of this underrecognized cause of esophageal dysfunction that affects all age groups worldwide. A type-2 inflammatory condition, EoE is frequently characterized by allergic comorbidity but can also be misdiagnosed as the more common condition of gastroesophageal reflux disease. New and emerging treatments promise to improve outcomes for people with EoE. Drs. Mirna Chehade and Ikuo Hirano share best p...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

18th Annual Primary Care Spring Conference Session 1

Continuing Education Company has been organizing its Primary Care Conference Series for over 30 years. The 18th Annual Primary Care Spring Conference is designed to update primary care clinicians in rapidly changing therapeutic areas. The emphasis is on practical and useful information for clinical practice. Four Diamond AAAJoin us this March or April when we hold the 18th Annual Primary Care Spring Conference at the Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, Florida. Located near St. Augustine, t...
Continuing Education Company

Addressing the Barriers to Medical Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) has a significant burden on patients and their loved ones. AUD is treatable with medication and psychosocial counseling; however, patients with AUD are undertreated particularly in the primary care setting. This case challenge activity will replicate real-world practice and provide evidence-based treatment recommendations for AUD, including pharmacotherapy, along with supporting expert commentary. Cases include diagnosing a patient resistant to accepting an AUD diag...
ACHL

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