Advancing Knowledge to Practice: Optimizing Severe Asthma Care in the Age of Biologics

Michael E. Wechsler, MD and Jonathan Corren, MD, discuss the clinical differentiation of asthma subgroups and the characterization of inflammatory pathways, as well as biomarkers for severe asthma and their application to clinical practice. They review the latest treatment options, focusing on new biologic-based targeted therapies, differentiating between biologic agents and their mechanism of action, as well as the latest safety and efficacy data of targeted therapy. They also discuss optimal...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Facing Opioid Use Disorder: Connecting Primary Care to Patients Through Best Available Evidence

Peter D. Friedmann, MD, MPH, FASAM, FACP and Jonna I. Gaberman, MD, provide their insights into the myriad challenges faced by clinicians in managing patients with opioid use disorder. The faculty discuss tools and factors to consider in the identification and assessment of persons with opioid use disorder. Treatment principles, including the importance of patient collaboration, comprehensive treatment, and harm reduction, are described that set the stage for detailed discussion of the roles, ...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Current Challenges and New Opportunities in Follicular Lymphoma

STATEMENT OF NEED Of the estimated 74,680 new cases of non-Hodgkin lymphoma each year in the United States, approximately 35% are follicular lymphoma (FL), an indolent, difficult-to-treat B-cell malignancy. Most patients are diagnosed at an average age of 65 years. Despite the introduction of novel therapies during the past decade, complications such as delayed presentation and treatment and evolving disease subtypes continue to hamper patient outcomes, and multiple recurrences with availab...
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and i3 Health

Medical Spanish for the Healthcare Professional

MEDICAL SPANISH This conference teaches basic and intermediate Medical Spanish language skills to healthcare professionals. The course is held in Costa Rica and helps students implement the usage of their new language skills with native speakers in an immersion setting. This is a one week class that focuses on vocabulary and situations unique to the medical professional. The conference will improve your Spanish language skills and give you more confidence when communicating with Spanish s...
Medical Studies Abroad

Hematologic Malignancies Demystified - Houston A Critical Appraisal of Data from 2018

Explore the options in hematology and hematologic malignancies with this live meeting. Stay informed on new data with established agents and gain insight into the use of novel agents in your practice. Expert faculty will focus on updates from recent congresses and the latest clinically relevant data.
This activity is provided by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and prIME Oncology.

Hematologic Malignancies Demystified - Atlanta A Critical Appraisal of Data from 2018

Explore the options in hematology and hematologic malignancies with this live meeting. Stay informed on new data with established agents and gain insight into the use of novel agents in your practice. Expert faculty will focus on updates from recent congresses and the latest clinically relevant data.
This activity is provided by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and prIME Oncology.

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

Latest Development and Expert Outlook of Management of Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a chronic, inflammatory, musculoskeletal, disabling disease, commonly associated with skin psoriasis, and estimated to affect up to 42% of the approximately 7.5 million people in the United States with psoriasis. There remains an ongoing challenge among clinicians to diagnose and treat patients, as well as to stay abreast of optimal treatment strategies. In this educational program, the latest biologic treatment recommendations are reviewed, as well as clinica...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

ASCCP2019 Annual Meeting

ASCCP2019 Annual Scientific Meeting on Anogenital and HPV-Related Diseases will feature a variety of topics including: Barriers to Care (transgender, homeless, incarcerated, mentally ill, as well as age and obesity) Patient-Centered Counseling Techniques for Discussing Risk and Disease State Concepts Research Ethics and At-Risk Populations Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines – U.S. and Beyond ASCCP Colposcopy Standards with Cases Risk-Based Assessment and Management As well as spec...
ASCCP

The Why and How for Combination Basal Insulin + GLP-1RA Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes

John Anderson, MD, and Vivian Fonseca, MD, provide their clinical insights into the rapidly evolving use of combined basal insulin and glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1RA) therapy for the treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). CONTENT AREAS • Unmet needs • Experience with basal insulin/GLP-1RA • FRC basal insulin/GLP-1RAs • Insulin degludec/liraglutide (DUAL) • Insulin glargine/lixisenatide (LixiLan-L, -O) • Using FRC basal insulin/GLP-1RAs...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Psoriatic Arthritis - Posters and Abstracts from San Diego

Philip J. Mease, MD, clinical professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington, and director of the Rheumatology Clinical Research Division at Swedish Medical Center, provides his perspectives on key posters, presented at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting, on the treatment of patients with psoriatic arthritis. CONTENT AREAS • Psoriatic arthritis • L-17 antagonists • IL-12/23 antagonists • JAK inhibitor
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

A Practical Approach to Managing IBS: Understanding and Applying the Evidence for Optimal Care

William Chey, MD, and Amy Foxx-Orenstein, DO, offer their expert insights into the diagnosis and management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). These experts discuss several cases that illustrate issues you might encounter when caring for patients with IBS and will help you navigate the diagnosis and treatment of this common complaint, including making the IBS diagnosis without unnecessary diagnostic testing, recognizing signs that suggest an organic cause for symptoms, and selecting treatments...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Navigating a Complex Disease in an Evolving Treatment Landscape

Steven D. Nathan, MD, discusses how idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) differentiates from other interstitial lung diseases. Dr. Nathan presents the impact of an early and accurate diagnosis of IPF, common symptoms, and the diagnostic tools and criteria used for an accurate diagnosis. In addition, Dr. Nathan reviews the significance of high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) and what IPF looks like on HRCT scans. Dr. Nathan provides his insights on current treatment options and therapeutic...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Inject-Safe Barrier Bandages

This 1-minute (non-accredited) short-course provides training on Inject-Safe Barrier Bandages and how they prevent the transfer of bloodborne pathogens. Inject-Safe Barrier bandages self-seal to contain bleeding following an injection or immunization protecting the patient and healthcare provider. They meet the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard's definition on "Engineering Control" to reduce employee exposure.
COREreadiness

An Introduction to Pharmacogenomics (PGx)

This 15-minute (non-accredited) short-course provides a brief introduction to the study of pharmacogenomics (PGx) and its importance in pharmacotherapy. Presented by Dr. David Kisor, PharmD, FCP, Manchester University.
COREreadiness

Evaluating 503B Outsourcing Providers

This 10-minute course (non-accredited) provided by LDT Health Solutions serves to develop an understanding of the 2017 regulatory landscape as it relates to evaluating 503B outsourcing providers. This course is recommended to anyone currently in process of assessing 503B services. Content is provided by LDT Health Solutions: Lou Diorio RPh, FaPhA and Dave Thomas, RPh, MBA.
COREreadiness

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!
COREreadiness

Cardinal Health: The Innovative Delivery Solutions Group | An Overview

This short course provides an overview of the various products, services, and career opportunities available with Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions or IDS. The course contains information on pharmacy management, remote order entry, and telepharmacy. As well as insights right from the Talent Acquisition Manager at Cardinal Health IDS.
COREreadiness

Actemra (tocilizumab) | Administration

This 4-minute (non-accredited) short-course on Actemra (tocilizumab) administration provides patient-facing counseling information while demonstrating patient counseling technique. It is intended for healthcare students and practitioners (pharmacy, nursing, medical, allied health) to improve patient counseling and patient communication skills. Counseling information includes: how to administer the medication and proper technique.
COREreadiness

Benlysta (belimumab) | Patient Counseling & Communication

A 3-minute (non-accredited) short-course on Benlysta (belimumab) | This course provides patient-facing counseling information while demonstrating patient counseling technique. It is intended for healthcare students and practitioners (pharmacy, nursing, medical, allied health) to improve patient counseling and patient communication skills. Counseling information includes: drug indications, dosing, and common side effects.
COREreadiness

Carvedilol | Patient Counseling & Communication Skills

A 3-minute (non-accredited) short-course on Carvedilol | This course provides patient-facing counseling information while demonstrating patient counseling technique. It is intended for healthcare students and practitioners (pharmacy, nursing, medical, allied health) to improve patient counseling and patient communication skills. Counseling information includes: drug indications, dosing, and common side effects.
COREreadiness

Insulin U-100 Vials | Administration

A 3-minute (non-accredited) short-course on Insulin U-100 Vials Administration. Providing patient-facing counseling information while demonstrating patient counseling technique. It is intended for healthcare students and practitioners (pharmacy, nursing, medical, allied health) to improve patient counseling and patient communication skills. Counseling information includes: how to administer the medication and proper technique.
COREreadiness

CareerEDGE | Interview Preparation & Advice provided by Pharmacy Recruiters

This 33-minute course (non-accredited) provides interview preparation and career advice for pharmacy students and pharmacy tech students provided by actual pharmacy recruiters throughout various practice settings (community, health system, academia, and pharma)! Learn tips on what to do in an interview, what not to do, qualities they are looking for, commonly asked questions, and more.
COREreadiness

340B Drug Pricing Discount Program | An Overview

This 1-minute (non-accredited) short-course 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.
COREreadiness

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.
COREreadiness

Diagnosis and Natural History of Peanut Allergy

This is an interactive course that provides information about the diagnosis and natural history of peanut allergy. We will cover a variety of topics that are important when evaluating a patient for peanut allergy, such as details about testing and interpreting the results. We'll also cover pertinent information about persistence and resolution of peanut allergy.
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Virtual Patient: Prescribing and Adjusting Doses for Effective AIT Treatment

In this simulation, you will see a patient who hopes immunotherapy may treat her long-standing allergy symptoms. You will be asked to provide thorough explanations of different AIT options and their risks and then write an accurate prescription based on the diagnostic tests you have run. You will monitor her progress over a period of time and make adjustments to her immunotherapy doses as needed. Just like in your clinic, you will want to make the correct decisions so that the treatments you i...
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

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

Virtual Patient: Young Child with Allergy to Grass Pollen

This course provides a case simulation that involves evaluation and management of a young child with seasonal allergic rhinitis with allergen immunotherapy (AIT). The benefits and risks of AIT in general in the context of a young child will be reviewed, and a summary of AIT literature supporting best practices will be provided.
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Psoriatic Arthritis Posters and Abstracts from San Diego Source: American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting held November 3-7, 2017 in San Diego, California

Philip J. Mease, MD, clinical professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington, and director of the Rheumatology Clinical Research Division at Swedish Medical Center, provides his perspectives on key posters, presented at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting, on the treatment of patients with psoriatic arthritis. Proceed at your own pace and in any order. Each poster perspective is about 5 minutes.
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

NAVIGATING BIOSIMILARS: TRANSLATING EVIDENCE INTO CLINICAL PRACTICE

Leonard Calabrese, DO, and Steven Feldman, MD, PhD, provide their insights into the dynamic world of biosimilars, first highlighting key features of biologics and the rigorous scientific requirements for demonstrating biosimilarity.
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

2018 Virtual Joint Congress

The 2018 Virtual Joint Congress (Virtual Annual Meeting) provides you the opportunity to expand your knowledge and clinical skills, and maintain your certification – on your time, at your convenience. Please note the recordings are not live at the Joint Congress. The Virtual Joint Congress includes recordings of over 75 sessions from the live 2018 Virtual Joint Congress, including: •Presentation slides along with video and audio for the Plenary and Keynote sessions •Presentation sl...
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Non-IgE Adverse Reactions to Foods: Improving Diagnosis and Treatment

This interactive course aims to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from non-IgE mediated food allergy. It provides information about the presentation, triggers, and diagnostic tools to help allergy professionals more accurately differentiate between non-IgE mediated food allergy and food intolerance. The course also gives a lengthy discussion about management strategies and answers to common patient questions.
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Virtual Patients: Is Allergen Immunotherapy the Right Choice for Your Patient?

In these patient simulations, you will assess the appropriateness of allergen immunotherapy (AIT) for patients with particular health characteristics. Using evidence from the literature, you will determine if it is likely that immunotherapy will be safe and effective in various clinical scenarios. In some cases, you may need to help your patients gain control of other symptoms before starting AIT. You will differentiate the appropriateness of subcutaneous versus sublingual immunotherap...
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Melanoma: Updates from Brisbane, Australia The latest data in melanoma reported at the joint meeting of the 9th World Congress of Melanoma and 14th International Congress of the Society for Melanoma

Roxana S. Dronca, MD, and Lisa A. Kottschade, APRN, MSN, CNP, offer their expert insights into recent data on advanced melanoma presented at a joint meeting of the 9th World Congress of Melanoma and 14th International Congress of the Society for Melanoma Research. Listen to what these experts have to say about combination therapy in the adjuvant setting for metastatic melanoma, real-world utilization of checkpoint inhibitor therapy, sequencing options for BRAF +/- MEK Inhibition following immu...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Eosinophilic Esophagitis from the Allergist's Perspective

This is an interactive course that aims to ensure that allergists and allied health providers understand Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE). The course discusses the characteristics, symptoms, and triggers of EoE and explains how it is different from other allergic reaction diseases. Diagnostic and management strategies, including diets and medications, are also covered at length.
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Preventing Residual Neuromuscular Blockade and Ensuring Complete Recovery: A Discussion and Demonstration Using Simulation

Upon completion of this activity, participants will have improved their ability to: 1. Identify patients at risk for residual neuromuscular blockade (RNMB) 2. Appraise the roles of subjective and objective train-of-four monitoring in reducing the risk of RNMB 3. Employ an appropriate RNMB reversal agent and dose in patients with comorbid conditions 4. Discuss strategies to improve perioperative patient safety for moderate and deep neuromuscular blockade
Applied Clinical Education

Virtual Patient: Providing Safe Immunotherapy Treatment

In this patient simulation, you will evaluate and treat a patient with persistent allergies. The decisions you make should be based on safety considerations in allergen immunotherapy treatments, such as Subcutaneous Immunotherapy (SCIT) and Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT). Just like in your clinic, you will want to make the correct decisions so that the allergy and asthma treatments you initiate are on target--and keep your patient out of the emergency department. A mentor will provide feedbac...
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

2016 - Health Care for Women Over 40

2016 - Health Care for Women Over 40 Content Origination Date: Apr 11, 2016 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 2, 2019 Total CE Credits: 45.00 - Physician 45.00 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs) 45.00 - CA RN/CA BRN 11.25 - Pharmacology The latest research will be translated into clinical pearls and evidence-based approaches for assessing and managing a variety of issues related to perimenopause, menopause and aging will be explored in sessions from this online conferen...
Contemporary Forums

2016 - Neonatal Pharmacology

2016 - Neonatal Pharmacology Content Origination Date: Apr 14, 2016 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 5, 2019 Total CE Credits: 32.00 - Physician 32.00 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs) 32.00 - CA RN/CA BRN 20.00 - Pharmacology 20.50 - Pharmacist This online conference offers cutting edge information from leading clinicians and researchers in neonatology focusing on an interdisciplinary team approach to the pharmacologic treatment of critically ill newborns. You wil...
Contemporary Forums

2016 - Contraceptive Technology Boston

2016 - Contraceptive Technology Boston Content Origination Date: Apr 24, 2016 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 12, 2019 Total CE Credits: 76.00 - Physician 76.00 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs) 76.00 - CA RN/CA BRN 19.50 - Pharmacology The changing medical and policy climates continue to challenge reproductive health care providers, as we work at keeping our focus on providing high quality, evidence-based care for our patients. The 2016 online conference features cu...
Contemporary Forums

36th Annual Cape Cod Summer Symposium

Boston University School of Medicine is delighted to present the 2019 annual Cape Cod Summer Symposium, continuing the series offered for many years by Dr. Rob Guerette. These lectures will provide psychologists, psychiatrists, psychiatric social workers, psychiatric nurses, and allied mental health professionals with an outstanding opportunity to combine a stimulating symposium with a relaxing, sunny summer vacation. Distinguished faculty, each a leader in their field, will present four di...
Boston University School of Medicine

Towards Psychotherapy Integration: Mind-Brain-Gene with John Arden, PhD

Recently an increasing number of interactive factors underlying many health and mental health problems have been identified. This seminar will synthesize the substantial literature on psychoneuroimmunology and epigenetics, combining it with the neuroscience of emotional, interpersonal, cognitive and dynamic issues, with psychotherapeutic approaches to offer an integrated vision of psychotherapy. Significant relationships between immune system function, stress, insecure attachment, anxiety, dep...
Boston University School of Medicine

Comprehensive Colposcopy

This evidence-based course is designed for the beginning/intermediate colposcopist. It will also benefit clinicians needing updated information about the newly published 2012 Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines, the Updated Consensus Guidelines for Managing Abnormal Cervical Cancer Screening Tests and Cancer Precursors, Colposcopy Standards, and new concepts about HPV screening and triage, treatment methods, and HPV epidemiology. The course is designed to improve competencies I medical knowle...
ASCCP

37th Annual Conference on Pediatric Infectious Diseases

PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE CME CONFERENCE—VAIL, CO July 28 - Aug 2, 2019 Now offering MOC Part 2! Summer in the mountains is beautiful and you’ll have time to enjoy it at this 5 day conference. The conference has morning sessions on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and afternoon sessions on Tuesday and Thursday. This allows participants ample time to hike, bike, visit great restaurants, walk around Vail Village, or go to the music and dance festivals that are ongoing during the d...
Childrens Hospital Colorado

20th Annual Dermatology in the Keys

There is an acute shortage of dermatologists in the United States. Dermatologists are shifting away from medical dermatology with many now focusing on cosmetic and oncologic procedures. Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners are rapidly becoming the medical dermatology providers as are primary care physicians. Medical and basic dermatologic surgery procedures have been identified as high priority in several needs assessment surveys for CME. Several mini-symposia, focusing on the diagn...
USF Health Professions Conferencing Corporation

12th International Congress on Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Since its inception 18 years ago, the International Congress on Myeloproliferative Neoplasms has provided a forum for the interaction of practicing hematologists, oncologists, translational scientists, and other healthcare professionals with experts from both the US and Europe in the myeloproliferative neoplasms, including chronic myeloid leukemia, the hyper-eosinophilic syndromes and mastocytosis. This year’s CME-accredited program will feature the latest information on the pathophysiology ...
Melton Medical Education, LLC

AAOS One-Day Part II Board Preparation and Review

Designed for those preparing for the Part II Board Examination in Orthopaedic Surgery! Spend a day with Board Certified Academy Fellows to practice and build plans for your successful case presentation and defense. Begin with video examples, discussion, and faculty instruction on how to present challenging cases and meet Part II examination expectations. Then, using your own patient cases, gain first-hand presentation experience in individual simulated oral examination sessions with sele...
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

48th Annual Emery C. Miller Medical Symposium

This symposium is a review and update in primary care medicine intended for family physicians, internists and general practitioners. It also may be of value to physicians preparing for family medicine or internal medicine re-certification examinations. Lectures are case-based, and participants have the opportunity to actively participate in the sessions. The atmosphere is informal, and registrants are encouraged to participate in question-and-answer sessions. See brochure for lodging discount...
Northwest AHEC at Wake Forest School of Medicine

Neurology Update: A Broad Review for the Practicing Clinician

Conference Overview: Hundreds of millions of people worldwide are affected by neurological disorders. As the prevalence of neurologic conditions continues to rise, primary care clinicians are increasingly encountering and managing these conditions. In parallel, the complexity of treating patients with neurological disorders is rapidly changing as new research and treatments impact practice. Neurology Update will provide a broad review on the emerging approaches to the diagnosis, treatment, m...
HealthPartners Institute

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