UC Davis Train the Trainer: Primary Care Pain Management Fellowship

Tuition Scholarships Available for UC Davis Train the Trainer: Primary Care Pain Management Fellowship Apply here: bit.ly/T32019app UC Davis Center for Advancing Pain Relief has partered with the California Primary Care Association (CPCA) and the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) to offer full-ride scholarships for safety net clinical leaders and other primary care providers to participate in the Train the Trainer (T3): Primary Care Pain Management Fellowship! CPCA/CHCF schol...
UC Davis Health

Updates on the Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Management

According to the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common functional gastrointestinal disorder worldwide with an estimated prevalence rate of 10-15%. While most patients do not recognize the symptoms as IBS it is the most common disorder seen and diagnosed by gastroenterologists. In the United States between 2.4-3.5 million physician visits take place annually for symptoms related to IBS. While IBS appears to be mor...
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In the Wrong Hands: Preventing Accidental Poisonings in Children

Despite the sustained progress made by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970, the percentage of childhood deaths attributed to medications continues to increase. Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, and Nurses are in a prime position to provide education and awareness through professional advocacy. This session seeks to define the scope of the problem using analytical data collected from poison control centers in the United States. In addition, recommendations for the appropriate response ...
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Managing Opioid Overdose in the Community

Opioid abuse and overdose are significant public health issues throughout the country and are a growing problem. According to the CDC, the number of opioid-related deaths has quadrupled since 1999. Naloxone is considered the medication of choice in reversing opioid overdose symptoms, and has been shown to reduce morbidity and mortality when made readily available to the community. Many states have approved legislation which allow pharmacists to dispense naloxone under standing orders or drug t...
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Pharmacy Manager’s Toolbox: Juggling the Virtual World in the Real World

Prudent pharmacy managers realize that the physical environment of the pharmacy no longer exists as its own identity. Instead, the physical environment is one that has become rather intertwined with the perceptions created by today’s virtual environment. Social media platforms and electronic forms of communication greatly enhance the pharmacy’s footprint in the community, but also opens entirely new levels of vulnerability. This session seeks to identify methods of maximizing the benefi...
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Biomarkers and Beyond: An Antimicrobial Stewardship Approach to Fighting Infections in the ICU

As clinical practitioners, we often struggle to find a balance between appropriate treatment of infectious disease states and antimicrobial stewardship to prevent antimicrobial resistance. In 2016 the Infectious Diseases Society of America published guidelines for the implementation of antimicrobial stewardship programs to help improve the appropriate use of antimicrobials by promoting the selection of the optimal antibiotic drug regimen and duration. As clinicians we often need tools to help ...
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Nursing Clinical Update: Getting to the Heart of What Matters - Honolulu

This one-day conference is designed for all adult healthcare providers working within the hospital setting. The focus is on assessment of patients with alternations in physical findings, as well as how to differentiate laboratory, chest X-ray and physical findings. New aspects of pharmacological care as well as women's cardiac health are also discussed. The final program will cover the Sepsis 2016 changes and discussion of care of the septic patient. Program Learning Outcomes This program ...
MED-ED

Enhancing Supportive Care for Pediatric Patients with High-Risk Neuroblastoma: A Focus on Nursing Practice Strategies

Target Audience This activity is intended for pediatric oncology nurses, pediatric nurses, oncology nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse managers, infusion nurses, research nurses, and others who care for or have an interest in pediatric patients with high-risk neuroblastoma, such as physicians, physician assistants and social workers. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: Review methods to manage various adverse effects associated wi...
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC.

Role of PCSK9 Inhibitors in the Management of Patients with Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Target Audience This activity is designed to meet the needs of cardiologists, internal medicine physicians, primary care physicians, endocrinologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists. Learning Objectives At the conclusion of this activity, all participants should be able to: Recognize the warning signs of Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) in patients who present with high cholesterol Devise medical treatment plans in line with evidence-bas...
National Lipid Association and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC.

Current Management of Early to Relapsing Forms of Multiple Sclerosis: A Comprehensive Approach

Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: Incorporate accumulated clinical evidence, current guidelines, and emerging new clinical data into individualized selection of DMTs for MS as part of a comprehensive approach to management that includes SDM with patients, ongoing monitoring, and DMT optimization Recognize the need to identify and address symptoms experienced by patients with MS, with attention to patients’ values and goals fo...
Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC.

Effective Management of Multiple Sclerosis: Shared Decision-Making with the Patient

Program Overview Early diagnosis is key to improving outcomes in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), as treatment initiation early in the disease course can help mitigate symptoms and slow disease progression. Recent advances in the pathophysiology of MS have led to new disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) that have the potential to halt or significantly slow disease progression and provide the first-available treatment for patients with primary progressive MS. However, clinical uncerta...
Potomac Center for Medical Education

Evidence-Based Management of Alzheimer’s Disease: Best Practices and Future Directions

Program Overview Many patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) experience delayed diagnoses, which deprives them and their caregivers of interventions that can extend cognitive integrity and quality of life, delay placement in long-term care, minimize burden on caregivers, and reduce overall costs. The lack of disease-modifying agents for AD contributes to clinical inertia and leads clinicians to overlook adjunctive therapies for comorbidities and behavioral and psychological problems. ...
Potomac Center for Medical Education

Fighting the Uphill Battle: Current Evidence in Obesity Management

Program Overview The current obesity epidemic shows no signs of slowing down and the factors driving it are numerous, including patient and clinician attitudes toward weight loss, a lack of clinician familiarity with guidelines, a lack of effective long-term weight-loss options, and a hesitancy among physicians to recognize obesity as a medical condition and discuss weight with their patients. Recent evidence demonstrates that primary care providers are hesitant to recommend weight-loss pha...
Boston University School of Medicine and Rockpointe.

Gotta Catch Them All! The Pokemon Approach to Understanding Direct Oral Anticoagulants

Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are recognized by guidelines as first-line options for the treatment of venous thromboembolism and prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in nonvalular atrial fibrillation. Now that multiple DOACs have been FDA approved for these indications, and their use is wide-spread, it is challenging to ensure patient safety as each agent has slightly different pharmacokinetic considerations with its use. This program will address safety and efficacy with each agent...
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Medication Safety: Protection Versus Production -FL APPROVED-

Healthcare teams boast unprecedented resources and tools for reduction in medication error. Despite staggering technological advances, errors continue. In fact, new opportunities for error have emerged with some of the very tools intended to eliminate systematic errors. Using established psychological principles, human engineering factors are examined and extrapolated to the unique challenges of the contemporary pharmacy setting. Recurring problematic areas in pharmacy practice will be extensi...
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USP - Keys to Compliance with the 2019 Updates in Non-sterile Compounding Standards

In professional practice, numerous medications are disguised as “muscle relaxants”, however just how many actually are true relaxants of peripheral muscle? In this discussion on the overall classes of “muscle relaxants”, we will endeavor to evaluate these medications based on respective mechanisms of action and truly decipher just what actual type of medications the stereotypical “muscle relaxants” actually are. We will also aim to improve patient care by providing a strategic thou...
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Controlling Carcinoid Syndrome Symptoms: Best Practices in Diagnosis and Management

Activity Description Carcinoid syndrome (CS) is associated with a heavy burden of symptoms and has substantial impacts on functioning and quality of life. However, it often goes unrecognized, untreated, and suboptimally managed. Clinicians require education that increases their ability to diagnose and evaluate this condition, and increases their knowledge, competence and confidence in using available medical therapies as well as monitoring and adjusting treatment to ensure optimal symptom r...
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC.

Applications of Neoantigens to Blood Malignancies

This enduring activity will provide learners with the latest developments in immunotherapy for leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma and how these developments can be incorporated into regimens to improve the outcome of patients with these diseases. Educational Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: Explain how neoantigen-directed immunotherapy enhances the anti-tumor immune response Identify strategies to incorporate immunotherapy into th...
Jointly provided by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, RMEI Medical Education, LLC, and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

The Spasticity and Movement Disorders IMPACT Initiative: Guidance

This web activity provides an update on guidance techniques for the safe and effective injection of botulinum toxin in patients with cervical dystonia, limb dystonias, and spasticity. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to: Demonstrate guidance techniques for the safe and effective injection of botulinum toxin in patients with cervical dystonia, limb dystonias, and spasticity Improve healthcare provider confidence in performing botul...
Catalyst Medical Education, LLC

The Spasticity and Movement Disorders IMPACT Initiative: An Overview of Botulinum Toxins

This web activity provides an overview of botulinum toxins including development, clinical application, mechanism of action, formulations, and indications. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to: Review the mechanism of action of botulinum neurotoxin therapy in patients with cervical dystonia, limb dystonias, and spasticity Discuss the indications and clinical application of botulinum neurotoxin therapy in patients with cervical dyst...
Catalyst Medical Education, LLC

The Spasticity and Movement Disorders IMPACT Initiative: Overview of Treatments for Spasticity and Dystonia

This web activity provides an overview of treatments for Spasticity and Dystonia including mechanisms of action, advantages, and disadvantages. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to: Describe the current treatment options for spasticity and dystonia Discuss mechanisms of action of these treatments and their advantages and disadvantages Develop strategies for individualizing therapy and assisting patients with cervical dystonia,...
Catalyst Medical Education, LLC

The Spasticity and Movement Disorders IMPACT Initiative: Spasticity

This web activity provides an overview of spasticity including pathophysiology, assessment, and treatment options. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to: Describe the pathophysiology of spasticity Discuss various assessment methods for the evaluation of patients with spasticity Develop strategies for individualizing therapy and assisting patients with spasticity in achieving their functional goals, using appropriate assessment ...
Catalyst Medical Education, LLC

The Spasticity and Movement Disorders IMPACT Initiative: Dystonia

This web activity provides an overview of dystonias including physiology, classification, genetics, and treatment options. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to: Describe the pathophysiology and classification of dystonia Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of dystonia
Catalyst Medical Education, LLC

Optimizing Care for Patients with Spasticity: Methods for Improving Life-Span Care

This online activity will provide patient-centered, video-based education that explores care challenges that exist in the period of transition from pediatric care to adult care. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to: Review the indications, and the unique clinical applications of botulinum toxin pharmacotherapy in patients with cervical dystonia, limb dystonias, and spasticity Identify the indications and unique dosing requirements ...
Catalyst Medical Education, LLC

Help Wanted: Education & Defining Tomorrow's Pharmacy Technician

The direction of pharmacy technician education and training has been a source of debate within the profession since the recommendation was first introduced in the 1960. Fifty years later, discussions continue, with both the definition and scope of practice for pharmacy technicians varying drastically from state to state. Multiple key events have once again drawn this debate into the national spotlight, yielding one advocacy organization to publish a grading system for each state's regulatory r...
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Drug Diversion: Protecting Your Pharmacy Practice

This presentation will allow those working in the retail pharmacy setting to become more aware of scams and deceptions that are commonplace by drug seekers. In addition, common sense solutions to prevent drug crimes, pharmacy robberies and burglaries will be discussed. Pharmacists will be better equipped to work positively with prescribers in accommodating legitimate patients while weeding out those trying to deceive both the prescriber and dispenser of controlled substances.
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Help! What is the antidote for…?

Many health care providers are unfamiliar with the antidotes that are used to reverse the toxic effects of overdoses and poisonings, but are often called upon to dispense these antidotes. This activity will address what antidotes are available, their indications, doses and adverse effects to ensure that they are being used appropriately and safely.
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4th Annual Epilepsy and EEG in Clinical Practice 2019 - General Session

The program is intended for neurologists, physicians in internal medicine, family practice and general practice physicians, pediatricians, physician assistants, nurses and allied health professionals involved in the care of patients with seizures and epilepsy. The course focuses on a review of current clinical practice related to recognizing seizures and epilepsy in conjunction with adjunctive EEG testing and will include details about how technology can lead to incorrect diagnosis and treatme...
Mayo Clinic

CVD AND RENAL DISEASE IN T2DM: Individualizing Therapeutic Options to Reduce Comorbid Risk

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) continues to pose a major public-health problem. This disease can be further complicated by the presence of comorbidities, specifically cardiovascular disease (CVD) and renal complications. CVD not only remains the leading cause of death in T2DM patients, the presence of cardiovascular complications reduces patient quality of life. Chronic kidney disease, often underdiagnosed until later stages of disease, also increases the risk of CVD in patients with T2DM. Re...
Boston University School of Medicine

Connecting People, Purpose and Passion

As we approach the tenth anniversary of the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), we note that much has changed within health care, but much has stayed the same. The primary goal of the law was to increase access to care while driving down costs and improving quality. In support of the overarching goal, a few of the key initiatives relied upon for success have been the Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Pay for Performance (P4P), and the Patient-Centered...
ABQAURP

Patient Safety Certificate Course

This certificate course is comprised of three-course modules each containing 4.0 CME/CE contact hours. In order to receive your Certificate in Patient Safety, you must complete all three modules. Once the course, final assessment, and survey are completed, your CE certificate and 12.0 credit hours will be updated in our database. You will also receive a Patient Safety Certificate to display proudly. This completed course will become a valuable resource to rely on throughout your health care ca...
ABQAURP

20/20 Insight into Value-Based, Quality Care

As we approach the 10th anniversary of the Accountable Care Act, it is a good time to reflect on how value-based care has impacted the health care landscape, as well as focus on the future to see where we are headed. You’re invited to join ABQAURP in discovering the crucial steps needed to continue this journey, as payors and providers come together to bring value to the forefront of medical practice, with the shared goal of improving our population's health. Though there are hurdles to ...
ABQAURP

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

Domestic Violence 3 Hour: Focus on Child Abuse

Course overview This course defines domestic violence as family violence, and further differentiates the categories of intimate partner violence, child abuse and neglect, and elder & dependent adult abuse, mistreatment and neglect. The dynamics of domestic violence are presented using Pence and Paymer’s power and control wheel as a guiding explanatory model (1986). Common forms of domestic violence are described and categorized; their effects within the family are reviewed. The core content...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

CNOR Exam Review - Aurora

This course is designed for nurses working in the perioperative setting who plan to take the CNOR® Certification Exam. The course will focus on core concepts defined by AORN® while caring for all populations. The CNOR® Test Blueprint published by CCI® is used to design the course content to enhance the nurse’s knowledge of key information needed to successfully pass the CNOR Certification Exam. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES This program prepares the learner to: 1. Describe the CNOR Ex...
MED-ED

Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam Review - Englewood

This two-day course is designed to provide nurses with the tools, confidence and knowledge to successfully complete the Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam. The exam content outlines and blueprints from the ANCC and MSNCB were used to develop this program. Topics covered from the exam content outlines will include: review of body systems, cardiac, pulmonary, neurologic, gastrointestinal, renal, genitourinary, reproductive, endocrine, hematologic, musculoskeletal, immune and more. Pathophysiology of ...
MED-ED

CEN Exam Review - Santa Monica

This course is a review of emergency nursing designed to assist the participant in successfully obtaining CEN certification. The course offers lectures, graphics, videos and practice questions in many of the areas that are tested on the CEN Exam. This review will provide not only a knowledge base for successfully completing the exam, but also a foundation for further study as the participant works towards emergency nursing certification. Why Be Certified Successfully completing the Certifi...
MED-ED

CCRN/PCCN Exam Review - Aurora

This three-day course is designed to provide critical care and progressive care nurses a review of AACN’s core curriculum. The course combines central knowledge-based lectures so that nurses working in the PCU and ICU arena will have a review of AACN’s Certification Blueprint. The first day will provide the critical care provider with an essential review of nursing care and interventions designed for the ICU setting. The second day of this lecture series will combine both the critical care...
MED-ED

Nurse Executive Exam Review (Basic) - Atlanta

If you are in Nursing Management, you need to validate your competency in that area by taking the Nurse Executive Exam (Basic). Obtaining this certification will benefit your facility in its journey toward excellence and/or keeping its Magnet Status by having a percentage of its management staff certified. Obtaining this certification also benefits you with your personal professional development plan. Prove to your superiors that you have what it takes to secure the promotion you desire. I...
MED-ED

Cardiac-Vascular Nursing Exam Review - Aurora

This two-day seminar is a concentrated review of major cardiac and vascular disease processes coupled with current treatment modalities and best practice recommendations for the adult patient. Each section will contain a system review coupled with associated pathophysiology and disease states relevant to the cardiac vascular systems. Case studies will be incorporated throughout the program to encourage development of critical thinking skills. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES This program prepares...
MED-ED

Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

Needs statement The 1999 Institute of Medicine report To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System brought prominence to the issue of medical error in the US. Since that time multiple activities at various levels of private and regulatory arenas have targeted identification and resolution of medical error. The process is dynamic and health professionals need education of error reduction techniques so as to improve safety in their professional activities and work setting. Some regulatory ag...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Pain Management Update

Needs statement Pain is one of the most common symptoms that cause individuals to seek medical attention, with chronic pain affecting 50 million people in the United States annually. A person’s general well-being often is adversely impacted by chronic or persistent pain that is poorly controlled; including cognitive function, sleep quality, and health-related quality of life. Despite the prevalence of chronic pain, the evidence suggests it is undertreated. Inadequate pain-management trainin...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Florida LPN IV Therapy Certification

Course description This course is designed to provide the LPN (licensed practical nurse) with a comprehensive foundational knowledge in IV therapy practice, including managing CV lines. This course meets the 30-hour IV therapy education requirement set forth in the FBON Nurse Practice Act (Chapter 64B9-12.004, Page 93-96) for LPNs practicing IV Therapy in the State of Florida. Target audience This course is designed for licensed practical nurses. Learning objectives After the compl...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Florida Laws and Rules

Target audience This course is designed to provide Laws and Rules continuing education for Florida Nurses and Nurse Practitioners. It fulfills the continuing education requirement for those licensed in the state of Florida. Course Description This course reviews the purpose and membership of the Florida Board of Nursing (FBON), its legislative duties addressing certified nursing assistants (C.N.A.s), nurses and nursing education, and its role in promoting safe nursing practice. Relevant s...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

End of Life Care

Program Overview Providing quality, compassionate care for patients transitioning to hospice and palliative care can be challenging. The need for skilled healthcare professionals who provide palliative and end of life care has increased significantly due to the rising rates of chronic illness, increasing number of elderly people, and longer life spans. This program will review the the principles of pain management, palliative care, and symptom management near the end of life; the levels of ho...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Assessing Your Patients for HCV and HIV: Why It Matters in OB/GYN Practice Today

Both human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) affect women, and both infections can be screened for in the women’s health setting of obstetric and gynecologic care. Once a woman with either or both of these infections is linked to care, she has a better chance of preventing transmission to others, including her unborn child. The proportion of HIV cases in women tripled from 1985 to 2013 (7% to 24%).1 In 2017, adult and adolescent women represented 19% (7401) of the 3...
Integritas Communications

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 treatment dose reductions or discontinuation in severe cases. In one study of 123 patients receiving taxane therapy for breast cancer, 17% required dose reductions because of CIPN (Bhatnagar et al, 2014). Whereas in some patients the symptoms of pain, numbness, and tingling improve with time, in others, there is progression with permanent nerv...
i3 Health

At-risk Populations and Prevention of HPV-related Cancers: From Children to Adults

The purpose of this activity is to educate diverse clinicians on the burden of HPV infections and recent data demonstrating the safety and population benefits of HPV vaccination in the prevention of HPV-related cancers. Armed with this information, clinicians can effectively counsel patients on the importance of vaccination.
ACHL

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

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

CPAN®/CAPA® Exam Review - Santa Monica

This course is designed for nurses working in the perianesthesia setting who plan to take the CPAN®/CAPA® Exam. The course will focus on core concepts defined by ASPAN™ for caring for all populations. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES This program prepares the learner to: 1. Describe the CPAN®/CAPA® Exam, test plan and the practice requirements to sit for the exam. 2. Construct a study plan for the exam based on understanding the blueprint and domains of practice covered. 3. Identify co...
MED-ED

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