Virtual Tumor Board: Diagnosis and Management of Myelodysplastic Syndromes

STATEMENT OF NEED Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are a group of heterogeneous hematopoietic disorders derived from an abnormal multipotent progenitor cell, characterized by ineffective hematopoiesis, bone marrow failure, and peripheral blood cytopenias. Survival in MDS ranges from a median of 5.3 years in lower-risk patients to as little as 0.8 years in higher-risk patients. Mortality is usually a result of infection, hemorrhage, and/or iron overload secondary to red blood cell transfusion...
i3 Health

Gaucher Disease Highlights from WORLDSymposium 2020

At WORLDSymposium 2020, new information and data were presented on Gaucher disease, a rare lysosomal storage disorder. This CME/CNE activity highlights the latest information about Gaucher disease from WORLDSymposium and provides expert analysis of its clinical relevance for busy members of the care team in order to help them care for patients with this rare disease.
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Fabry Disease Highlights from WORLDSymposium 2020

At WORLDSymposium 2020, new information and data were presented on Fabry disease, a rare lysosomal storage disorder. This CME/CNE activity highlights the latest information about Fabry disease from WORLDSymposium and provides expert analysis of its clinical relevance for busy members of the care team in order to help them care for patients with this rare disease.
CheckRare

@MondayNightIBD LIVE: Addressing the Cases That Challenge Your Practice

Statement of Need Gastroenterologists are trailblazers in health care social media, and #MondayNightIBD (#MNIBD) has harnessed that energy to establish gastroenterologists as not just social media influencers but as clinical practice influencers as well. #MNIBD is not just a weekly social media conversation - it is an international platform that is moving the field forward by crowdsourcing the expertise of leading inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) experts, community clinicians, and patients ...
CME Outfitters

Improving the Quality of Care for Patients with Atopic Dermatitis: Integrating Measurement-Based Tools Into Your Clinical Practice

Statement of Need Attitudes about atopic dermatitis are evolving with the emergence of new and effective treatments. With the average dermatologist having not enjoyed caring for patients with AD for decades, there is little to no consensus in current practice about validated tools to assess and monitor the severity of the diseases and no consistent use of diagnostic or assessment tools. This lack of knowledge and education leads to confusion, poor recognition, and absence of assessment of AD ...
CME Outfitters

Navigating the New Psoriasis Guidelines: Implications for Clinical Practice

Statement of Need: The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) have recently released new joint guidelines that outline best practices for the management of psoriasis (PsO) with biologics, the need for awareness and attention to comorbidities, and guidelines for pediatric PsO treatment. Clinicians must ensure that they are aware of these guidelines and of strategies to incorporate them into clinical practice, including the integration of biologic ther...
CME Outfitters

At-Risk Patients Hidden in Plain Sight: Real-World Strategies for Screening and Treating Hepatitis B Virus

Statement of Need Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) remains a global epidemic, resulting in significant morbidity and mortality. In 2015, there were 257 million people worldwide infected with HBV. In 2016, only 10.5% were diagnosed, with only 16.7% receiving treatment, and without intervention, there are 19 million deaths anticipated by the end of 2020. These numbers are startling as they exist despite the availability of effective treatment, and this is in part due to lack of clinician knowl...
CME Outfitters

A Deeper Dive into NASH Diagnosis and Treatment: An Augmented Reality Experience

Statement of Need Obesity and diabetes are on the rise, leading to an increased prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which in some cases may progress to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). NAFLD effects approximately 30% of the U.S. population, with NASH effecting about 5%. NASH comes with a significant risk of progression to advanced liver fibrosis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Disease models project that the number of individuals with end-stage live...
CME Outfitters

What the Future Holds for NASH: An Augmented Reality Look into Disease Stating and Targeted Therapies

Statement of Need Given the rising prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and the societal and economic burden of its aggressive subtype, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), it is important that hepatologists and gastroenterologists are equipped with the latest tools to diagnose NASH. While there are currently no approved therapies for the treatment of NASH, several targeted therapies are being investigated in clinical trials, with high probability of being approved in the ...
CME Outfitters

Addressing the Burden of Psoriatic Arthritis: Moving Beyond the Joint

Philip J. Mease, MD, and Alexis R. Ogdie-Beatty, MD, review the pathogenesis and a wide spectrum of clinical features, manifestations, and comorbidities of psoriatic arthritis; talk about classification criteria for PsA and different patient-reported and provider-assessed outcome measures; and discuss treatment recommendations and strategies, as well as various types of current and emerging therapies. Finally, they highlight some of the key issues and challenges of the management of PsA throug...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Shifting Focus: Individualizing Preventive Therapy for Hereditary Angioedema

William Lumry, MD, FACAAI, discusses the genetic component of HAE and differences among the types of HAE. This activity also includes several eye-opening video clips from patients with HAE who describe how it affects their daily lives. Content Areas: • Burden of disease • Clinical presentation, features • Causes and types • Diagnosis and screening • Approaches to treatment • Preventive treatment • Comprehensive treatment
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Optimizing Personalized Care Plans for Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

STATEMENT OF NEED An estimated 228,150 new cases of lung cancer are reported in the United States annually, and 142,670 people die of the disease. The major subtypes are non-­small cell (84%) and small cell (13%). Most patients with lung cancer are diagnosed at a locally advanced or metastatic stage, making systemic therapy the cornerstone of management. Although 70% of patients receiving first-line classical doublet chemotherapy demonstrate clinical benefit, most develop progressive disea...
i3 Health

PILOTforPulmonary 2019: Data, Insights & Practice

This education provides the opportunity to learn the latest in the management of patients with IPF/ILD. Summaries or abstracts from recent pulmonary meetings will be presented followed by video discussions by expert faculty regarding the implications on the management of patients with IPF/ILD. Skills can then be applied in an interactive case where the learner is challenged to make decisions for the patient.
The France Foundation

New Thinking, New Strategies in Advanced Urothelial Carcinoma

STATEMENT OF NEED Bladder cancer is the sixth most common malignancy among adults in the United States. Approximately 80,470 new cases are diagnosed annually and 17,670 people die of the disease. More than 90% of patients with bladder cancer have the urothelial carcinoma subtype, which has a high rate of recurrence whether it is low or high grade. Approximately half of all bladder cancers are diagnosed in situ, for which the 5-year relative survival rate is 95%. For tumors diagnosed as a lo...
i3 Health

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

Managing Individuals With Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis (EGPA)

The goal of this educational initiative is to improve the knowledge and ability of clinicians who may encounter individuals with EGPA to recognize, manage, and treat patients with EGPA. Unfortunately, many clinicians may encounter individuals who are living with undiagnosed Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA). Although these patients could gain benefit from treatment, damage has often already occurred by the time a diagnosis is made and patients have unnecessarily suffered ...
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Rare Disease Clinical Trials

When caring for an individual with a rare disease who has exhausted standard treatments or for whom there are no treatments available, exploration of clinical trials, and possibly expanded access programs, may be warranted. However, many care team members and their patients may not know where to begin with these options. In addition, a number of barriers to participation may exist for both the patient and the care team. Clinicians caring for people with rare diseases, therefore, would benefit ...
CheckRare

TTR Amyloidosis

By learning more about the pathophysiology of rare diseases like TTR Amyloidosis, members of the care team who may encounter these patients on their diagnostic journeys can have a profound impact on their ultimate outcomes.
CheckRare

Don’t Snooze on the Latest Evidence on Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in OSA and Narcolepsy: An Expert-Guided Tour of the Sleep 2019 Annual Meeting

Residual excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and narcolepsy is a common, debilitating condition that compromises patients' overall health, wellness, and safety. The field of sleep medicine is rapidly evolving to address the unmet needs of EDS as novel treatment options become available. In this CME Outfitters dynamic, interactive infographic, expert faculty discuss the impact of EDS on daily functioning, highlight the efficacy of current and nov...
CME Outfitters

Zooming In on the Education and Empowerment of Patients in AMD Care

FDA-approved agents that target vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) constitute important elements of optimal management of AMD. Prior authorization (PA) requirements limit patient access to these therapies. Navigating the PA process can be frustrating for patients, and may result in treatment abandonment leading to suboptimal outcomes. Hence, there is a need for patients to become advocates of their treatment choice. The final module of this CME Outfitters Snack series describes step ...
CME Outfitters

Recent Clinical Trial Data on the Safety and Efficacy of Current and Emerging Therapies to Optimize Schizophrenia Management

Safe and effective treatments for schizophrenia are imperative to optimizing personalized therapy, which helps in reducing relapse and promoting functional recovery in patients with schizophrenia. Emerging data on reducing symptoms, maintaining effective therapy over long-term periods, and minimizing treatment-related metabolic side effects can guide clinicians in choosing the best therapies for their patients. In the final episode of the CMEOcast podcast series on schizophrenia, expert facult...
CME Outfitters

Navigating Through the Latest Advances in Monoclonal Antibodies: Translating Evidence to the Care of Patients with Psoriasis

Recent years have seen an increase in the number of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) that are available to treat a variety of conditions caused by immune-mediated chronic inflammation such as psoriasis. Health care professionals are often presented with complex and conflicting information surrounding concepts of mAb production and immunogenicity; therefore, there is a significant need for education in this area, especially as distinguishing the relative clinical efficacy and safety pro...
CME Outfitters

Minimizing the Burden of Prior Authorization in AMD Through Actionable Strategies and Improved Communication

The development of anti–vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agents has revolutionized the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Nevertheless, optimal management of AMD is impeded by challenges in access to FDA-approved therapies. Step therapy, a type of prior authorization (PA) instituted by the payer, mandates that more cost-effective therapies be used before more expensive alternatives, in a stepwise approach. However, applying this strategy to vision-threatening disea...
CME Outfitters

Long-Acting Injectables for Schizophrenia: An Effective, Yet Often Underutilized Tool for Rapid Symptom Reduction and Restoration of Function

Schizophrenia is a serious and debilitating disorder that often poses a considerable challenge to clinicians. While long-acting injectables (LAIs) have emerged as a viable means to address patient nonadherence – often a component of schizophrenia management – clinicians often fail to implement the use of LAIs. Many times this is due to clinicians not being aware of updates such as the introduction of LAIs with increased dosing intervals, knowledge that is an important aspect of narrowing p...
CME Outfitters

Keeping the Patient in the Center in AMD Care

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of legal blindness in adults over age 50, but the development of agents that target vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) has revolutionized its treatment. There are currently two FDA-approved agents (ranibizumab and aflibercept) and one off-label anti-VEGF agent (bevacizumab) being used to treat patients with AMD, and data from emerging anti-VEGF agents have also demonstrated efficacy in improving visual acuity. However, step the...
CME Outfitters

Honing in on the Appeal Process to Improve Access to Anti-VEGF Therapy for Patients with AMD

Step therapy requirements have limited patient access to FDA-approved, anti–vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agents for the treatment of AMD. Prior authorization requests for these therapies are commonly denied. Hence, it is important that clinicians be aware of the approaches to overcome these barriers and implement systematic and clinically supported appeals that ensure uninterrupted anti-VEGF therapy for patients with AMD. In the third module of this CME Outfitters Snack seri...
CME Outfitters

Biomarkers for Diagnosis and Prognosis of MS

It is an exciting period for the clinical management of multiple sclerosis (MS), with an expanding treatment landscape and recent approval of new disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) for both relapsing and progressive MS. The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) 2019 Annual Meeting, the largest MS meeting in North America, features the latest information on cutting-edge research findings, clinical advances in the diagnosis and management of MS, and emerging care issues, as well as new...
CME Outfitters

Current and Emerging Therapies for Schizophrenia: How MOA Affects Clinical Outcomes

Clinical trial data that addresses the safety and efficacy of antipsychotics is continuously emerging, with a focus on optimizing the management of schizophrenia. These data include the identification of strategies with novel mechanisms of action (MOAs) to effectively resolve symptoms and promote recovery while minimizing metabolic effects. The second episode of this schizophrenia CMEOcast podcast series explores the MOAs of current and emerging therapies for schizophrenia. Expert faculty ...
CME Outfitters

Putting Pressure on Opioid Prescribing: Novel Approaches to Pain Management

Opioids continue to impact all corners of the United States and its communities, a burden that continues to grow at a rapid pace. The current opioid crisis is incredibly challenging for both patients and health care providers (HCPs). There has been a 30% increase in overdoses among men and a 24% increase among women, with all ages affected. While changing these current trends is important, it cannot be accomplished by policy changes alone. There is no one size fits all model for communities to...
CME Outfitters

Clinical Insights on Recent Advances in Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a leading, fatal, autosomal recessive disorder that affects approximately one in 10,000 live births. Nusinersen was approved as the first targeted therapy for SMA, and since its groundbreaking approval data has been published that demonstrates its efficacy for both infantile- and later-onset SMA populations. Additionally, recent guidelines were published that provide evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis and management of SMA. However, despite the...
CME Outfitters

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

Optimizing the Clinical Outcomes of Patients With Immune Thrombocytopenia

STATEMENT OF NEED Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is a heterogeneous disorder with variable clinical features that range from asymptomatic thrombocytopenia to bothersome bruising to life-threatening intracranial hemorrhage. The lack of specific diagnostic criteria remains an important unmet need. Bleeding events are the most common clinical manifestation of ITP but are unpredictable with current laboratory testing. Many patients do not exhibit significant bleeding even in the setting of sever...
i3 Health

New Clinical Perspectives in the Management of Myelofibrosis

STATEMENT OF NEED Myelofibrosis is a rare type of myeloproliferative neoplasm—a heterogenous group of hematopoietic disorders—that affects approximately 13,000 individuals in the United States. As symptoms do not typically manifest in early stages, patients with myelofibrosis often present with advanced disease. The presence of comorbidities precludes most from allogeneic stem cell transplant, the only potentially curative treatment option available. Due to the dearth of effective treat...
i3 Health

New Thinking, New Strategies in the Treatment of Advanced NSCLC Without Driver Mutations

STATEMENT OF NEED Of the estimated 228,150 patients diagnosed with lung cancer in the United States each year, 84% have non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Most patients with NSCLC present with advanced disease, which is highly resistant to chemotherapy. The 5-year survival rates remain dismal (18%). Recently, the use of tumor histology in determining optimal treatment strategies and relevant molecular biomarkers to further refine selection of novel therapies has improved outcomes for some ...
i3 Health

Conversations from the World of Allergy: Podcast Episodes for Credit

This podcast features interviews on a wide variety of allergy/immunology topics. It is our hope that the conversations provide evidence-based information that is useful to clinicians, researchers and patients, alike. Some episodes are available for CME credit. All podcast episodes are available at https://www.aaaai.org/professional-education-and-training/podcasts
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Personalized Medicine for Improving Asthma Care: An Animated Video Series

In this series of fast-paced animated videos, Dr. Tara Carr discusses the treatment of severe asthma, including how to choose targeted therapy based on patient endotypes and phenotypes.
The France Foundation

Current Standards and Best Practices in the Management of Tumor Lysis Syndrome

STATEMENT OF NEED Tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) is a rare, potentially life-threatening oncologic emergency typically associated with chemotherapy-induced tumor cell death in which potassium, phosphate, and nucleic acids are released into the bloodstream. This release of intracellular materials results in severe metabolic abnormalities such as hyperuricemia and hyperphosphatemia, which may cause acute renal injury, and hypokalemia and hypocalcemia, which may cause seizures, neuromuscular sympt...
i3 Health

Current Challenges and New Opportunities in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

STATEMENT OF NEED Hematopoietic stem cell transplant is a potentially curative therapy for patients with hematologic malignancies. There are 2 primary types of HSCT: autologous, where the cells are taken from the patient, and allogeneic, where the cells come from a matched sibling donor or an unrelated donor. Advances in HSCT include the introduction of reduced-intensity conditioning regimens that allow transplant in older patients and alternative graft sources that afford a donor for nearl...
i3 Health

Medical Spanish For the Healthcare Professional

Overview / Abstract: The Spanish speaking population has grown tremendously over the past few decades and healthcare providers in many areas of the country are challenged to communicate with this expanding patient population.The goal of this conference is to teach basic, intermediate and advanced Medical Spanish language skills in the classroom and to implement the usage of these skills with native Spanish speakers in an immersion setting. At the conclusion of this conference, participants s...
University of North Texas Health Science Center

What if President Calvin Coolidge Was Your Asthma Patient?

Explain how phenotypes and endotypes can help guide a precision medicine approach to severe asthma Summarize mechanisms of action and key efficacy and safety data pertaining to biologics used in severe asthma Apply information on phenotypes and endotypes and biologics to precision therapy, as part of a personalized treatment selection process
The France Foundation

Virtual Patient: Asthma in the Older Adult

This patient simulation requires an evaluation and creation of a treatment plan for an older adult (>65 years old) with asthma. The case involves identification of differences and similarities between asthma and COPD in older adults and consideration of medications and co-morbid conditions that may complicate the management of asthma in this population. A summary of the literature supporting best practices in asthma care in the older adult will be provided.
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Virtual Patient: Rhinitis in the Older Adult

This patient simulation involves the clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation, and clinical management of an older adult (>65 years old) with rhinitis. The course will review the unique features and potential challenges in diagnosis and treatment of rhinitis in this age group and the identification of medications that affect rhinitis in this population. A mentor will provide feedback throughout the simulation.
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Spanish for Pharmacists

A comprehensive course for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to learn basic Spanish language skills to improve their patient counseling and communication skills in a pharmacy. Spanish for Pharmacists provides education on pharmacy "one-liners", tips to communicate with Spanish speaking patients, alphabet, punctuation, general vocabulary, numbers, colors, and more!
RXinsider Learning

Cardinal Health: The Innovative Delivery Solutions Group | An Overview

This 15-minute (non-accredited / free) activity provides an overview of the various products, services, and career opportunities available with Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions. The cactivity contains information on pharmacy management, remote order entry, and telepharmacy. As well as insights right from the Talent Acquisition Manager at Cardinal Health IDS.
RXinsider Learning

340B Drug Pricing Discount Program | An Overview

This 7-minute (non-accredited) activity provides an overview of the 340B Drug Pricing Discount Program. It is a ten minute, need-to-know overview of this topic for pharmacy students, tech students, and professionals to gain a working knowledge of 340B - who developed the program, which health systems qualify for the program, and how it impacts patients.
RXinsider Learning

The Pharmacy Experience | A Comprehensive Overview of the Pharmacy Market

A ten-hour, 68 module course (non-accredited) serving as an introduction to the pharmacy market and perfect for pharmacy students, pharmacy tech students, professionals new to the pharmacy market, and practitioners. The Pharmacy Experience course explores critical need-to-know subjects, practice settings, roles in a pharmacy, services, and pharmacy technology.
RXinsider Learning

Virtual Patient: Adult Male with Reaction to Flying Hymenoptera Sting

This patient simulation involves an adult male who had a severe reaction to a flying hymenoptera sting. Based on the clinical history and test results, the learner will choose the best way to treat the patient with immunotherapy. The learner will answer specific questions that explain the immunotherapy treatment, including risks, intervals, duration, and possibility of relapse to the patient. The learner will receive feedback for each decision that is made, and numerous references that discuss...
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

7-Night Grenada Resort CME - Travel Medicine, Medical Cannabis for Pain Management, Concierge Medicine, Atrial Fibrillation, Osteoporosis, Dyslipidemia

Pink Gin Beach, St George's, Grenada
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