Primary Care Issues in Internal Medicine and Hospital Medicine

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to formulate a practical approach to common disorders found in the hospitalized adult patient; determine the diagnostic tests that can be used to determine the severity of the patient's problem and make an accurate diagnosis; apply the various treatment options available and recognize when to treat and when to call for a specialist. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in making an appropriate d...
American Medical Seminars

Emergency Medicine: Common Pediatric and Adult Challenges in the Emergency Department

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to recognize the epidemiology, demographics and common clinical presentations for the diseases and disorders discussed; construct an appropriate history, physical exam and laboratory evaluation to develop cost-effective and accurate diagnosis; manage as well as employ appropriate follow-up and/or specialty referral for the diseases and disorders presented. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in...
American Medical Seminars

Everything Cardiac - Reno

This program provides a clinically applicable review of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology, cardiac assessment, cardiovascular pharmacology and interventions based on current guidelines for the most common cardiac disorders seen in clinical practice. Content includes a review of cardiac physiology that can be applied in daily practice, the physiological basis for cardiovascular drug therapy and the pathophysiology, diagnosis and guideline-based treatment strategies for heart failure...
MED-ED

Responding to Golden Hour Emergencies: An Interactive, Case Scenario Approach - Baltimore

This course is designed for healthcare professionals who are caring for adult hospitalized patients with a time-sensitive emergency. Through the use of case scenarios, the focus is on the rapid assessment, triage and treatment of the three most time sensitive emergencies in hospitalized adults: acute coronary syndrome, stroke and sepsis. The program will address the process of moving the patient quickly through assessment, diagnosis and evidence-based treatment protocols, along with discussion...
MED-ED

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Asheville

Although there are many programs available for those working in critical care, there is a need for those that are considered the "experts" to be challenged and further build their critical thinking skills. With the constant changes in evidence-based practice that drives what and why we do what we do, for many of us the only way to stay on top of the changes is through interaction in seminar format. Come learn, grow, and be challenged as we move beyond the basics with the sickest of our patient...
MED-ED

Everything Cardiac - Sacramento

This program provides a clinically applicable review of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology, cardiac assessment, cardiovascular pharmacology and interventions based on current guidelines for the most common cardiac disorders seen in clinical practice. Content includes a review of cardiac physiology that can be applied in daily practice, the physiological basis for cardiovascular drug therapy and the pathophysiology, diagnosis and guideline-based treatment strategies for heart failure...
MED-ED

Analysis of Recently Published Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Articles /

In this CME activity Elias Jabbour, MD, reviews some of the recent clinical developments in advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia. We invite you to learn more about the current and emerging standards of care, as well as safety and efficacy data from the select clinical trials, in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. CONTENT AREAS • CD19-positive ALL • A bispecific T-cell engager antibody • Philadelphia chromosome-positive ALL • Tyrosine kinase inhibitor • Complete rem...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Maternal Newborn Nursing Exam Review - Scottsdale

Presented in lecture format, this course reviews topics for the National Certification Corporation (NCC) examination “Maternal Newborn Nursing." Elements of the examination are discussed, followed by a review of the content. The major components include disease processes during pregnancy, maternal and fetal complications, postpartum and neonatal assessments. Practice questions are integrated throughout the presentation. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES This program prepares the learner to: 1...
MED-ED

Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Exam Review - Scottsdale

This course will assist nurses in reviewing the basic knowledge of biological, physiological, psychological and socio-cultural factors that influence the pregnant family, developing fetus and newborn. We will identify alterations in the status of the mother and the fetus and/or potential problems that could occur during the woman’s childbearing experience. We will evaluate interventions and plan of care for the complicated perinatal patient using the latest standards of care and current evid...
MED-ED

39th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium (CREF 2019)

The 39th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium (CREF 2019) focuses on the science and techniques of cardiopulmonary bypass and extracorporeal perfusion. It offers cutting-edge scientific presentations, interactive discussions and debates, hands-on workshops, and extracurricular education on topics related to cardiac surgery, cardiopulmonary bypass, extracorporeal perfusion, and extracorporeal life support. This annual conference offers Category 1 CME & CEU credits, meeting the specific educa...
Aligned Management Associates, Inc.

INTRODUCTION TO PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DUPLEX/COLOR FLOW IMAGING

Introduction to Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Imaging Live Training Course is taught by leading vascular ultrasound experts, with a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio and is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need a strong foundation to begin performing and/or interpreting upper & lower extremity peripheral arterial and venous ultrasound examinations. GCUS offers (2) Two Day peripheral vascular ultrasound courses at our fa...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

INTRODUCTION TO CAROTID DUPLEX/COLOR FLOW IMAGING

Introduction to Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging Live Training Course is taught by leading vascular ultrasound experts, with a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio and is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need carotid ultrasound training. GCUS offers (2) Two Day Carotid Ultrasound Courses at our facility in St. Petersburg, FL that includes 70+ interactive case presentations. GCUS offers Carotid Ultrasound Training as a stand alone...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICINE & CRITICAL CARE ULTRASOUND

Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound :ive Training Course is designed to build on the knowledge base of experienced emergency medicine and critical care ultrasound professionals using advanced ACEP/WINFOCUS ultrasound topics. These courses are taught by leading emergency medicine & critical care ultrasound experts that incorporates comprehensive lectures and interactive case presentations featuring a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio with live models and phanto...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL CARE ULTRASOUND

Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasound Live Training Course provides participants a strong foundation to perform the core critical care ultrasound applications as outlined in the WINFOCUS and ACEP practice guidelines. These courses are taught by leading critical care ultrasound experts that incorporates comprehensive lectures and interactive case presentations featuring a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio with live models and phantoms, and is specifically designed for physicians...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

INTRODUCTION TO EMERGENCY MEDICINE ULTRASOUND

Introduction to Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Live Training Course provides participants a strong foundation to perform and/or interpret the core ultrasound applications in an emergency setting as outlined in the ACEP ultrasound practice guidelines. These courses are taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound experts and are specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need emergency medicine ultrasound training. This course incorporates comprehen...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

ULTRASOUND GUIDED VASCULAR ACCESS

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Live Training Course provides participants a strong foundation to perform central and peripheral line techniques and approach in an emergency setting. These courses are taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound experts that specialize in ultrasound guidance that incorporates comprehensive lectures and interactive case presentations featuring a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio with both live models (anatomy) and inanimate phantoms (intervent...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Current Concepts in Cardiopulmonary Care - Atlantic City

This two-day course is geared to providing the new and experienced nurse, CRNA and respiratory therapist with a review of cardiopulmonary system pathophysiology along with common issues seen often in today’s environment. Also a review of heart failure, along with pulmonary hypertension, will be presented with common treatment plans. Finally, a discussion and presentation of sepsis and its effects on the heart and lungs will also be presented. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES This program prepa...
MED-ED

The 7th Virginia Mason Update in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The 7th Update in Inflammatory Bowel Disease course will review new and forthcoming medical and surgical therapeutic approaches in IBD and its associated manifestations, as well their impact on the current management of these conditions. The therapeutic landscape in IBD is changing very fast, resulting in rapid and dramatic changes to therapeutic algorithms and disease monitoring. The course will review the impact of positioning new therapeutics, optimization of medical therapy, disease manage...
Virginia Mason

Fundamentals and Essentials of ECG Interpretation for the Non-Cardiologist 2019

This 4 day course is designed to provide general internists, hospitalists, family practitioners, and allied health professionals with state-of-the-art information on invasive and non-invasive electrocardiographic tools used in the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of cardiac rhythm disorders. Attendees will realize important advances in the medical field and address educational needs and practice gaps. Through didactic lectures, case-study presentations, and audience interaction, this CME a...
Mayo Clinic

Heartburn: Appropriate Use of OTC Medications

Heartburn is a burning sensation in the chest that may radiate toward the neck, throat, and occasionally, the back. It most often results from the reflux of gastric contents into the esophagus. Heartburn is among the most common gastrointestinal complaints, and is a common reason people seek medical care. The worldwide prevalence of reflux symptoms that occur at least once a week is estimated to be 13%, but varies widely among countries. In the US, the prevalence ranges from 6% to 30%. It is h...
The Rx Consultant

Getting to Remission: Differentiating Residual Symptoms from Treatment Side Effects in Major Depressive Disorder

Millions of US adults with MDD are inadequately treated despite the availability of effective therapies. Achieving and maintaining remission continues to be a considerable clinical challenge. In addition, cognitive impairment is a common residual symptom, and many clinicians are failing to assess for and manage this aspect of depression. Some residual symptoms, such as weight gain, sleep disturbances, and sexual dysfunction, may be difficult to distinguish from treatment side effects. Despite ...
CMEology

26th Annual Clinical Reviews and Primary Care Update 2019 - General Session

Clinical Reviews and Primary Care Update seeks to update physicians on the latest recommendations of medical subspecialties important to the primary care physician. It is a comprehensive program consisting of lectures, workshops and panel discussions on topics of general interest in various areas of medicine.
Mayo Clinic

Treating Obesity 2019: The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine

Education to Optimize Your Care of Adult, Adolescent, and Pediatric Patients with Obesity This acclaimed Harvard Medical School CME course delivers practical strategies to optimize the management of obesity and its many complications, and provides the most up-to-date approaches to obesity prevention and treatment. In addition, one day prior to this program, on June 19, 2019, a one-day Obesity Medicine board review course is offered for participants preparing for the American Board of Obesity ...
Harvard Medical School

Evaluating and Treating Pain

Updates and Practice Recommendations to Optimize the Assessment and Treatment of Pain -- Headache, Fibromyalgia, Neuropathic, Myofascial, Cancer, Abdominal, Pelvic, Musculoskeletal, and Spinal Pain --In the past year, there have been significant changes in how we address pain related to the above conditions. This Harvard Medical School CME program expediently and effectively ensures you are current with these changes and can incorporate them into practice to better assess pain complaints and d...
Harvard Medical School

Optimizing the Management of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI)

Recorded at a prominent infectious-disease conference in October 2018, Carlene Muto, MD and Sahil Khanna, MBBS discuss new clinical practice guidelines from IDSA/SHEA and clinical best practices for optimal treatment of C. difficile infection. A C. difficile patient and survivor of 8 infection recurrences (9 total infections) also presents her story for expert panel discussion/analysis and audience questions. The purpose of this activity is to update physicians and pharmacists on the 2017 ...
ACHL

Appropriate Antibiotic Selection in Multidrug-Resistant Pneumonia with Gram-Negative Bacteria: Identifying Pathogens and Related Antimicrobial Stewardship

Filmed at a prominent infectious disease meeting in October 2018, experts James Lewis, PharmD and James McKinnell, MD offer a lively discussion and clinical analysis of current optimal management of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative pseudomonas-based pneumonia infections in the context of a complex patient case. The purpose of this activity is to update physicians and pharmacists that may come in clinical contact with serious, treatment-refractory bacterial infections such as Gram-negative...
ACHL

5th Annual Mayo Clinic Rheumatology Review for Primary Care 2019

This three-day course provides internists and general practitioners with up-to-date information on rheumatologic disorders and provides a complete general review for rheumatologists and rheumatology fellows. From this course, participants gain a better perspective of how to recognize and diagnose common rheumatologic disorders, and determine which patients can be managed in their practices and which need referral to a specialist. Residents and fellows will have an opportunity to participate by...
Mayo Clinic

Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Exam Review - Globe

Presented in lecture format, this course reviews topics for the National Certification Corporation (NCC) Examination “Inpatient Obstetrics.” Elements of the examination will be discussed, followed by a review of the content. Pictures, animation, and graphics will be utilized to enhance the presentation. The major components include disease processes during pregnancy, fetal evaluation, application of fetal monitoring for the laboring client, and postpartum and neonatal assessments. Practice...
MED-ED

Human Trafficking: Recognition Signs and Help for Victims

Human trafficking can invade any community and it takes many forms ranging from sex trafficking to forced labor. The Human Trafficking: Recognition Signs and Help for Victims online helps healthcare providers recognize victims and risk factors and understand procedures for intervening and reporting.
Corexcel

INTRODUCTION TO ADULT ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

Introduction to Adult Echocardiography Live Training Course is a (5) Five Day Echocardiography Course in St. Petersburg, FL that is taught by leading echocardiography experts and is designed to provide a strong foundation to perform and/or interpret adult cardiac ultrasound examinations. You will enjoy industry leading hands-on training with a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio with normal anatomy and pathologies that is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other ...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

INTRODUCTION TO ADULT ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

Introduction to Adult Echocardiography Live Training Course is a five (5) day echocardiography course in St. Petersburg, FL that is taught by leading echocardiography experts and is designed to provide a strong foundation to perform and/or interpret adult cardiac ultrasound examinations. You will enjoy industry leading hands-on training with a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio with normal anatomy and pathologies that is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other ...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Therapeutic Update 2019 in Las Vegas

Sessions 1 & 2: New Drug Update Parts 1 & 2 At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to: Identify recent FDA drug communications, including but not limited to, labeling changes, warnings, new indications, new dosage forms and MedWatch alerts. Discuss the new drugs with respect to their pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, approved and unapproved indications. Describe their adverse effects and drug interaction that may affect patient compliance. Compare efficacy, dosage ...
University Learning Systems

Therapeutic Update 2019 in Key West

Sessions 1 & 2: New Drug Update Parts 1 & 2 At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to: Identify recent FDA drug communications, including but not limited to, labeling changes, warnings, new indications, new dosage forms and MedWatch alerts. Discuss the new drugs with respect to their pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, approved and unapproved indications. Describe their adverse effects and drug interaction that may affect patient compliance. Compare efficacy, dosage ...
University Learning Systems

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Anaheim

Although there are many programs available for those working in critical care, there is a need for those who are considered the “experts” to be challenged and further build their critical-thinking skills. With the constant changes in evidence-based practice driving what and why we do what we do, for many of us the only way to stay on top of the changes is through interaction in seminar format. Come learn, grow and be challenged as we move beyond the basics with the sickest of our patients....
MED-ED

Direct-Acting Oral Anticoagulants

This issue will review the evidence supporting DOACs and their place in therapy for: 1) atrial fibrillation (AF); 2) the acute treatment and long-term secondary prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE); and 3) DVT and PE prevention after major orthopedic surgery and in medically ill patients. The differences among DOACs will be highlighted (eg, side effect profiles, dosing considerations and drug interactions), and DOACs will be compared with warfarin for conditions...
The Rx Consultant

Advances in Colorectal Cancer – From Screening to Innovative Care

Colorectal cancer is the #2 cause of cancer death in North America. While we successfully screen for colorectal cancer, many gaps in evidence-based treatment remain. Current practitioners have questions about the role of circulating tumor DNA in the diagnosis and management of early to advanced colorectal cancer; the role of endoscopic microsurgery in the management of colon cancer; and when full oncologic surgery is required to deliver the most appropriate care for colon cancer. For patients ...
Virginia Mason

Long Term Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors...Is it Safe?

Over the last number of years and even most recently observational studies have surfaced examining the long term safety of proton pump inhibitors, most notably the prescription PPIs. Some of the long term effects that have been observed in these studies include dementia, fractures, kidney disease, nutrient malabsorption, infections and most recently death. Despite all of the data that has been published it is important to look more closely at these studies since they are only observational and...
freeCE.com

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

FDA Black Box Warnings

Black Box Warnings (BBW) have been established and recognized as the highest level warning from the FDA to promote optimal patient safety. Although clinicians are generally aware of the importance of these alerts, the inconsistency in how these alerts are documented has become an increasing concern now that there are electronic updates to labeling (and many more generic companies now involved). This program will provide an update on class BBW exploring the AHFS by therapeutic categories as wel...
freeCE.com

Moving the Needle on Blood Pressure Management in Adults

High blood pressure affects millions of patients in the United States and is a commonly encountered disease state in the healthcare arena. With the role of a pharmacist expanding to include additional clinical functions such as medication therapy management and collaborative practice, it is essential that an evidence-based approach is taken when assessing patients as well as evaluating and optimizing pharmacotherapy regimens. New guidelines are available to help guide the assessment and treatm...
freeCE.com

Pharmacy Spanish for Beginners: Avoiding Errors Commonly Encountered by Spanish Speaking Patients

Half of computer-generated Spanish prescription labels are either inaccurate or incomplete, causing patient errors. Learn the basic Spanish that you will need in order to proof directions for use and to provide them verbally with confidence. You will also learn to translate common directions for use from English. This activity serves not only to decrease patient errors, but to also develop a better rapport with Spanish speaking patients.
freeCE.com

Clinical Case Challenges: Timely Diagnosis of Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary fibrosis includes a large, heterogeneous group of many different entities. Making a differential diagnosis is challenging, and patients report delays or frustrations when receiving a diagnosis. Yet, a prompt, accurate diagnosis is needed to guide treatment decisions. This case-based activity will take clinicians through the integration of clinical, radiologic, and pathologic data when differentiating pulmonary fibrosis.
ACHL

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...
freeCE.com

Paying the Piper: An Overview of the U.S. Healthcare System

Despite spending the most money per capita on healthcare related expenses, key outcomes data for the United States lags behind that of many developed countries. From a very broad perspective, this session seeks to examine the components of various global healthcare systems and to identify the elements that have been woven into our own framework. The session additionally seeks to identify and discuss opportunities for healthcare personnel to positively influence the challenges that our unique s...
freeCE.com

The Legal Sufficiency of Documentation

Health professionals often wonder how much documentation is enough documentation, following the resolution of concerns with patient care. When and where to document are equally challenging issues for health professionals. This program discusses the legal requirements for documenting an event in patient care.
freeCE.com

Self-Care Specialist (SCS) Unit 1: Introduction to Self-Care

This activity is an introduction to over-the-counter drug therapy designed to make the pharmacist understand the scope and cost savings of OTC medications. A brief history of the laws that govern OTC products as well as approaches to helping patients make informed self-care choices. Although the behind the counter concept does exist, and is currently underutilized participants will see the need for expansion for that category. Join "Professor Pete" Kreckel a pharmacist with nearly four decades...
freeCE.com

Self-Care Specialist (SCS) Unit 4: Women's Health

Women are generally not too shy in asking questions in the "Feminine Hygiene" aisle. They are very proactive about their health and given a private area, they will specifically tell you what symptoms they are having. This activity is an overview to women's most frequent health issues, including vaginal infections, urinary tract infections and menstrual maladies. We will discuss the number of sexual lubricants that are available and select the right ones be it for a woman wanting to conceive or...
freeCE.com

How Sweet It Is! Management of Diabetes: Injectable Medications

Pharmacy practitioners are drug experts, including the selection, dosing and titration of injectable antidiabetes and hypoglycemic agents. Many new antidiabetes medications have been introduced to the market in recent years, and pharmacist needs to be aware about best practices in the use of these medications.
freeCE.com

5th Annual Neuro and Intensive Care: Review, Workshops and Controversies 2019

This course is designed for medical providers who care for patients with neurological/neurosurgical emergencies, acute stroke and brain hemorrhage, acute brain injury, coma and disorders that require hospital, emergency department, and intensive care unit (ICU) evaluation and management. The course will provide a mixture of didactic, case-based and evidence-based guideline review and hands on workshops including pharmacotherapy workshops. Hands on workshops include central line placement, crit...
Mayo Clinic

Biologics for Severe Asthma: Case-Based Conversations

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

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