High Functioning Autism in Children

High Functioning Autism in Children is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that provides strategies to help children with HFA navigate the "neurotypical" world with success. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, as of April 2018, the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is increasing. This increase includes children on the higher end of the spectrum; those who have what is informally referred to as “high functioning” ASD. In this course we...
Professional Development Resources

Women's Health: Vaginitis

Recurrent Vaginitis: What to Do when You've Tried Everything. Vaginitis is one of the 7 most common health concerns for women in the United States. Of those who have an initial case of vaginitis, up to 70% will have another. Some have only a few days between symptoms. This course will examine the common causes of recurrent vaginitis; bacterial vaginosis, vaginal candidiasis and undiagnosed trichomoniasis. The course will also detail management techniques appropriate for the primary care s...
Boston College

STD Guidelines for Clinicians

The CDC issues new guidelines for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases every four years. Alison Marshall guides us through the highlights of the most recent update, and subsequent changes to treatment guidelines, in a friendly top-ten format, which is nonetheless full of sobering news of which every clinician need to be aware. Target Audience Clinicians with any sexually active population, nurse educators, and public health educators Faculty Alison O. Marshall, RN, MSN, FNP...
Boston College

Recognizing and Managing Eating Disorders in Primary Care

This course will discuss diagnostic criteria and other information related to eating disorders, review screening tools and weight monitoring procedures that may be useful. In addition, common comorbidities and lab abnormalities seen in persons with eating disorders will be discussed. Target Audience This course is designed for Nurse Practitioners, Physician's Assistants, Physicians, and Registered Nurses. Faculty Julie P. Dunne, MS, PMHNP-BC Clinical Instructor, Boston College Con...
Boston College

Psychopharmacology of Eating Disorders

This course is the second part of a mini-series about eating disorders. Content includes detailed information for the psychopharmacological treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorders. Medications and corresponding uses, side effects, dosing information and other pertinent details will be covered. A review of diagnostic criteria is included at the beginning of the course, and participants are encouraged to view part 1 of this mini-series, titled, “Recognizing an...
Boston College

Men's Health: Hypogonadism, Erectile Dysfunction & Infertility

This course provides a comprehensive review of testosterone deficiency (hypogonadism), erectile dysfunction and male infertility. Content includes a review of key definitions and concepts, overview of pathophysiology, approach to diagnosis (including professional evidence-based guidelines) and presentation of treatment including pharmacologic management and other modalities. Best practices and caveats for clinical management are discussed as well as situations warranting specialist referral. T...
Boston College

YACHTING THE SEYCHELLES ISLANDS ON CRYSTAL ESPRIT: Hot Topics in Medical, Dental & Public Health Issues

Join PES & earn 12 CME/CE credits while sailing for 7 nights through the topaz waters of the Indian Ocean to the tropical paradise of the Seychelles, where idyllic beaches, lush emerald mountains, and UNESCO-protected wildlife reserves await! Take in this exotic part of the world aboard the 62-guest, all-inclusive, all-suite luxury yacht Crystal Esprit, and be pampered with butler service in every category. Hot Topics in Medical, Dental & Public Health Issues CME/CE Lecture Seminars for Me...
Professional Education Society

American Sign Language

Introduction to American Sign Language will be a weekly two hour class covering the basics of American Sign Language. The course will introduce a minimum of 500 signs and will respond to the personal and professional needs of health professionals and class members as they incorporate deaf people into their daily lives. Active participation will be a course requirement. Contact Hours: 20 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

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

Domestic Violence Update

Target Audience: This activity is designed for professionals at all levels and settings in the healthcare industry. Activity Description Domestic or family violence affects everyone, regardless of gender, race, education, profession, or socioeconomic status. Both abusers and victims come from diverse backgrounds. Health care professionals who focus on a single individual are missing the dysfunctional dynamics that sustain all abusive relationships. In the context of domestic violence, prof...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Gaming Disorder and Internet Addiction

Gaming Disorder and Internet Addiction is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course that examines the controversial mental health condition of gaming disorder, and the broader concept of internet addiction. Parents, educators, and health care professionals have all expressed concerns about the proliferation of electronic devices and their negative effects throughout our society. Professional organizations have moved toward considering that the overuse of such devices may be diagnosab...
Professional Development Resources

The Psychological Effects of Ostracism

The Psychological Effects of Ostracism is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explores the effects of ostracism in both children and adults. This course will explore the reasons why ostracism occurs – from feelings of moral superiority to differences in physical appearance, and even the idea that ostracism is necessary to insure social cooperation. We will then examine the ways in which ostracism leads to feelings of aggression, hostility, the tendency to endorse ext...
Professional Development Resources

Tracy Has Chest Palpitations and Cough: What Does Her Imaging Tell Us?

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to: Choose diagnostic interventions (including consultations with other specialties) that can help confirm the necessary diagnosis of exclusion for sarcoidosis
The France Foundation

Eugene’s U(I)P-Hill Battle

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to: Use a multidisciplinary approach based on ATS/ERS guidelines for diagnosing IPF Incorporate new findings/recommendations into the diagnostic process for IPF Recognize signs and symptoms that may indicate IPF Provide rationales for starting treatment Use strategies for mitigating IPF treatment side effects and increasing adherence Address IPF comorbidities Formulate a management plan that optimizes collaboration with othe...
The France Foundation

Shedding Light on Jane’s ILD Diagnosis

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to: Use a multidisciplinary approach based on ATS/ERS guidelines for diagnosing IPF Incorporate new findings/recommendations into the diagnostic process for IPF Recognize signs and symptoms that may indicate IPF Provide rationales for starting treatment Use strategies for mitigating IPF treatment side effects and increasing adherence Address IPF comorbidities Formulate a management plan that optimizes collaboration with othe...
The France Foundation

What is Your Treatment Recommendation for Sandra’s CTEPH?

LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to: Select optimal, recommended testing to confirm CTEPH diagnosis Summarize available and emerging treatment options for inoperable CTEPH Discuss radiological tests and features that can help differentiate CTEPH from other pulmonary diseases
The France Foundation

Jeff’s COPD is No Smoke!

LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to: Evaluate data on available inhalers, with a focus on new and emerging combination options Implement strategies that facilitate proper inhaler use
The France Foundation

16th Annual Emergency Medicine Update Hot Topic 2019

Emergency Medicine Hot Topics 2019 brings together internal medicine, critical care physicians, nurses, general and family practice, pharmacists and physician assistants. Emergency Medicine Hot Topics 2019 is a conference focused on recent advances and new approaches in Emergency care and improvement of patient care in the following areas: cardiac, traumatic, pediatric and general medical emergencies. Emergency Medicine Hot Topics 2019 covers topics such as: Difficult Airway Management ...
UC Davis Health System

NEW ZEALAND & AUSTRALIA DISCOVERY: CUSTOM LAND PROGRAM DOWN UNDER | Healthcare Perspectives from Down Under

Healthcare Perspectives from Down Under CME/CE Lecture Seminars for Medical, Dental, Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals This Seminar is planned for 15 Continuing Education Credit Hours Seminar Overview/Statement of Purpose: PES is fortunate to have dental and medical practitioners representing a variety of specialties participating in the CME/CE sessions. PES understands the importance of offering inter-professional healthcare education, allowing colleagues to gain cross-special...
Professional Education Society

Best Practices in Communicating About Sexual Health: What's Your Style?

Part 1: Video-Based Program - Best Practices in Communicating About Sexual Health: What's Your Style? Compare and contrast patient-clinician interactions What is your patient not telling you? Tools, tips, and conversation-starters to avoid stigma and optimize engagement
Integritas Communications

Preventing HIV Infection With PrEP: Manage This Patient

Part 2: Case-Based Program - Manage This Patient: Preventing HIV Infection With PrEP Assessing HIV risk and PrEP eligibility Pre-PrEP testing and initiation of treatment On-treatment monitoring and adherence/risk-reduction counseling
Integritas Communications

Clearing the Air in Severe Asthma Management: Improving Patient Outcomes Through Shared Clinical Decision Making

An outsized proportion of asthma-related morbidity and mortality is borne by the 5% to 15% of affected patients who have severe forms of the disease.1,2 These patients suffer from poorly controlled symptoms and frequent exacerbations, often despite daily treatment with high-dose inhaled corticosteroids and other long-acting controller medications.1,2 Ongoing research has elucidated key pathophysiologic processes and other clinical parameters related to asthma severity and persistence.2,3 In ma...
Integritas Communications

HCV Updates and Insights: Realities, Challenges, and Opportunities to Improve Care

We, in the correctional community, have a critical part to play in shaping health care delivery and advocating for our patients. This is especially pertinent to HCV care, in which significant gaps in testing, treatment, prevention, and education persist—both behind bars and upon community reentry. Across the corrections-based HCV-care continuum, providers are faced not only with challenges, but also with opportunities and options. This CorrectCare InPractice/InContext™ HCV supplement is in...
Integritas Communications

HIV Updates and Insights: Realities, Challenges, and Opportunities to Improve Care

We, in the correctional community, have a critical part to play in shaping health care delivery and advocating for our patients. This is especially pertinent to HIV care, in which significant gaps in treatment and prevention persist—both behind bars and upon community reentry. Across the corrections-based HIV-care continuum, from testing to harm-reduction practices to sustained viral suppression, providers encounter not only challenges, but also opportunities. This CorrectCare inPractice/inC...
Integritas Communications

Practical Recommendations and Demonstrations: Module 2

Chronic pain affects 100 million Americans. Certain patients with chronic pain are candidates for intrathecal (IT) therapy, which can mitigate some of the risks associated with systemic opioids. Following appropriate patient selection based on medical and psychiatric history and a physical exam, a patient can begin a trial with morphine or ziconotide, the 2 US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)–approved IT therapies. Monitoring for adverse events should continue after IT pump implantation, a...
Integritas Communications

Intrathecal Therapy for Severe Chronic Pain: Evidence-Based Recommendations: Module 1

Chronic pain affects 100 million Americans. Certain patients with chronic pain are candidates for intrathecal (IT) therapy, which can mitigate some of the risks associated with systemic opioids. Following appropriate patient selection based on medical and psychiatric history and a physical exam, a patient can begin a trial with morphine or ziconotide, the 2 US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)–approved IT therapies. Monitoring for adverse events should continue after IT pump implantation, a...
Integritas Communications

Clinical Issues™ in Chronic Liver Disease: Hot Topics in HBV, HCV, and NASH

Three chronic diseases of the liver – HCV infection, HBV infection, and NASH – are commonly managed by gastroenterologists and hepatologists. Despite the availability of safe and effective treatments for HCV, many chronically infected patients remain unscreened, undiagnosed, and untreated.1 People who inject drugs (PWID) represent a population in particular need of recognition, diagnosis, and treatment; the path to HCV elimination will never be clear without targeting PWID.2 Managing event...
Integritas Communications

PrEP U™: HIV-Prevention Education for University Student Health Centers

PrEP U™: HIV-Prevention Education for University Student Health Centers is a comprehensive professional and lay-leadership training program to help you meet the health needs of your university community. This online enduring activity for professionals from university health centers seeks to help participants understand the changing landscape of HIV in the southeast, particularly among the university community, and implement comprehensive HIV-prevention strategies. Topics to be covered includ...
Integritas Communications

The Big (& Small) Picture of NASH: Building Your Understanding to Combat a Growing Problem

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), part of the nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) spectrum, is characterized by steatosis, lobular inflammation, hepatocyte ballooning, and varying degrees of fibrosis.1 Both obesity and diabetes play large roles in development and progression of NAFLD and NASH, and the growing prevalence of NAFLD and NASH parallel the rise in obesity and diabetes.2 In addition to obesity and diabetes, multiple comorbidities occur with NASH; the 2 comorbidities that are ...
Integritas Communications

Pathways to Better Outcomes in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Translating Pathophysiology into Targeted Treatments

SLE is a chronic, autoimmune disorder that can present with a variety of clinical manifestations, commonly including arthritis, fever, photosensitivity, and malar rash.1,2 The disease is pathologically characterized by generalized, multisystem inflammation and the presence of a number of potential autoantibodies and immune complexes.2,3 Scientific and clinical research on SLE has uncovered factors that contribute to the characteristic loss of immune self-tolerance and the development of organ ...
Integritas Communications

Biologics for Severe Asthma A Growing Treatment Class: Module 4

This CME-accredited four-part CME Snapshot™ series is intended for pulmonologists, allergists, and other specialists involved in the long-term care of patients with severe asthma. In this educational series, expert faculty will review clinical practice guidelines, discuss new approaches to therapy, and hear directly from patients with severe asthma.
Integritas Communications

Evolving Management Strategies for Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis: Looking Beyond Barriers to Optimize Therapy

Atopic dermatitis is a common, chronic inflammatory disease that manifests primarily in the skin, although research has uncovered potentially deleterious effects in other organ systems throughout the body.1,2 The disease-related physical and biopsychosocial burdens of atopic dermatitis can have a substantial effect on patients’ quality of life, particularly in those with moderate-to-severe disease.3,4 A better understanding of atopic dermatitis etiology has supported the development of new a...
Integritas Communications

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

The Herbert Benson, MD Course in Mind Body Medicine

COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FOR AN INTEGRATED MODEL OF CARE Mind body approaches such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, cognitive skills, lifestyle interventions and positive psychology now boast an impressive evidence base to support their ability to improve—and in some cases, prevent—stress-related illnesses, ranging from asthma to hypertension, functional bowel diseases and pain syndromes. Whether you are a physician, nurse, psychologist, social worker or therapist, mi...
Harvard Medical School

Updates in Neurology & Infectious Diseases 11-Night Japanese Explorer CME Cruise

Join us on a Japanese Explorer CME Cruise. Ports include: Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan ● Mt Fuji (Shimizu), Japan ● Osaka, Japan ● Kobe, Japan ● Kochi, Japan ● Fukuoka, Japan ● Busan, South Korea ● Aomori, Japan.
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

Clinical Pearls in Respirology & Family Medicine 7-Night Barbados Resort CME

Join us at Sandals Barbados & Royal Barbados for a "Clinical Pearls in Respirology & Family Medicine" CME conference.
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

Updates in Ophthalmology & Cardiology 13-Night New Zealand CME Cruise

Sail through New Zealand roundtrip from Sydney, Australia, Ports include: Sydney, Australia ● Doubtful Sound (Scenic Cruising) ● Milford Sound (Scenic Cruising) ● Dusky Sound (Scenic Cruising) ● Dunedin, Port Chalmers, New Zealand ● Akaroa, New Zealand ● Wellington, New Zealand ● Tauranga, New Zealand ● Auckland, New Zealand ● Bay of Islands, New Zealand.
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

Clinical Pearls in Family Medicine & Practice Management 7-Night Eastern Caribbean CME Cruise

Sail roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale. Ports include: San Juan, Puerto Rico ● Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas ● Punta Cana, Dominican Republic ● Nassau, Bahamas.
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

Rheumatology & Pain Management 12-Night Royal Touch of Morocco CME Land Tour

Morocco, known as the land of the distant sunset, is bound to charm the most demanding of travellers. From storytellers to snake charmers, from Berber artists to contemporary fashion designers, the Kingdom of Morocco opens its heart to anyone who will listen. Join us in Morocco for a land tour and rheumatology & pain management CME conference.
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

Emergency Medicine & Managing Chronic Disease 10-Night South Africa CME Adventure

Join us on a bucket list trip to South Africa and enjoy CME focused on emergency medicine and chronic disease at the same time!
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

ENT and Dental Approaches to Head and Neck Conditions 10-Night Galapagos Islands CME Cruise

Join us in Quito & the Galapagos Islands for an "ENT and Dental Approaches to Head and Neck Conditions" CME conference.
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

Updates in Endocrinology & Gastroenterology 7-Night Qatar, Bahrain & The UAE CME Cruise

Sail roundrtrip from Dubai and sail through Qatar, Bahrain and the UAE.
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

Update in Women’s Health & Imaging 14-Night Antarctica CME Cruise

No other destination can elicit the sense of excitement and adventure as Antarctica. The most unspoilt and remote place left on Earth, this is the ultimate journey of a lifetime. Join us for an "Update in Women’s Health & Imaging" onboard the Celebrity Eclipse.
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

Pearls in Family Medicine & Practice Management 10-Night Southern Caribbean CME Cruise

Sail from Fort Lauderdale roundtrip and enjoy CME focused on family medicine and practice management. Ports include: Half Moon Cay, Bahamas ● Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos ● Amber Cove, Dominican Republic ● Kralendijk, Bonaire ● Willemstad, Curacao ● Oranjestad, Aruba.
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

Rheumatology, Osteoporosis & Medical Cannabis 7-Night Southern Caribbean CME Cruise

Sail roundtrip from San Juan, Puerto Rico and enjoy CME focused on rheumatology, osteoporosis & medical cannabis.
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

Clinical Pearls in Family Medicine & Pain Management 9-Night Tropical Costa Rica CME Adventure

Only four places in the world boast an ecosystem so unique that it produces a cloud forest, and Costa Rica is one of them. Join us for a 9-night CME adventure through Costa Rica.
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

Opioid Use Disorder in Special Populations: Making Recovery a Goal

The opioid epidemic is ravaging many parts of the United States, resulting in drug overdose deaths emerging as the leading cause of injury death. The 2015 statistics from Health and Human Services on human and economic costs were staggering, reporting that 12.5 million people misused prescription opioids that year, resulting in $78.5 billion in economic costs. Yet the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAA)'s National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol Abuse and Related Condit...
CME Outfitters, LLC

Fatal Attraction: Why are Opioids so Addicting?

Early in the opioid crisis, physicians were the principle source of opioid use and abuse due to overprescribing, often leading to patients storing leftover prescriptions at home and friends or family members finding and using these leftovers. Unfortunately, simply restricting opioid prescriptions is not an effective strategy in a culture that has wildly available and accessible drugs of abuse available. Opioids are the most addicting drugs of abuse; they interact with the brain's pleasure ...
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

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