Clinical Diabetes Management for Primary Care Clinicians

About the program: Diabetes is a very common and serious disease. New diabetes therapies and technologies are expanding dramatically and evidence-based guidelines are continually changing, making management more challenging. Keeping current with the latest therapies and technologies for the management of diabetes and related comorbidities is difficult and time consuming. Primary care clinicians need extensive knowledge of the natural history of diabetes and recommended treatment options, a...
HealthPartners Institute

Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam Review - Duluth

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

40th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium (CREF 2020)

The 40th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium (CREF 2020) focuses on the science and techniques of cardiopulmonary bypass, extracorporeal perfusion, and cardiac surgery. This 4-day conference offers cutting-edge 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. It offers Category 1 CME & CEU credits, meeting the specific...
Cardiothoracic Research and Education Forum (CREF)

Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare

Strategies and Skills Development for Career Advancement and Leadership This Harvard Medical School professional development program, which sells out every year, delivers evidence-based strategies, skills development and education that help women at various stages of their healthcare careers step into and succeed in leadership positions. It also helps to effectively cultivate highly qualified current and future women leaders by developing the following competencies: LEADERSHIP SKILLS •...
Harvard Medical School

CPAN®/CAPA® Exam Review - Downey

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

3rd Annual Aspen Conference on Pediatric Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke

Thought leaders in this emerging field will convene over the course of one week to share ideas, learn and create pathways to deliver cutting edge care to pediatric and young adult cerebrovascular and stroke patients.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam Review - San Antonio

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 - San Antonio

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

Exploring the Future of IBD Care: The Role of JAK Inhibitors

Advance your understanding on new and innovative approaches to care, focusing on the role of JAK Inhibitors in the treatment of IBD. Leading US gastroenterology faculty recently gave a series of lectures across the country on the latest research and treatment regimen recommendations in IBD to enhance optimal health outcomes. Thomas Ullman, MD, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in new York City, will review and discuss...
ACHL

The Debate on Eight: Controversies in Contemporary Care for Patients with Hemophilia A - Module 2: The Evolving and Future Role of Plasma-Derived Therapies

This activity encompasses the evolving and future role of plasma-derived therapies including the importance of ADAMTS13 for congenital thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, optimal use of plasma-derived FVIII products, and immune tolerance induction in patients with inhibitors. Two faculty take part in a conversation with audio and synchronized slides. For each topic, the faculty members present their position followed by an interactive debate If you have not already participated, please tak...
CMEology

The Debate on Eight: Controversies in Contemporary Care for Patients with Hemophilia A - Module 1: The Current Role of Plasma-Derived Therapies for Hemophilia A

This activity focuses on the current role of plasma-derived therapies for hemophilia. Topics include the importance of FVIII and hemostasis, bone, cardiovascular, and neurologic considerations, prophylaxis and pharmacokinetics, and safety of plasma-derived products including viral transmission versus recombinant inhibitor development. Two faculty take part in a conversation with audio and synchronized slides. For each topic, the faculty members present their position followed by an interactive...
CMEology

Simple Steps to Help Heart Failure Patients Stay Out of the Hospital

In this program, the participant will learn how to education their patients with heart failure to minimize hospitalizations which is the number one driver of heart failure related costs. Essential daily self-care skills will be reviewed including symptom assessment, dietary sodium assessment and daily weighing. Targeted patient resources will also be discussed.
freeCE.com

CCRN Exam Review (Adult) - San Antonio (November)

This two-day course provides the critical care nurse with a review of AACN’s core curriculum. The agenda combines central knowledge-based lectures for nurses working in the ICU with an essential review of nursing care and interventions according to the AACN exam blueprint for the critical care provider. This review is not an introduction to the environment of the ICU, but a comprehensive update for the professional already in practice at the bedside and preparing for the certification examin...
MED-ED

Eradication of Minimal Residual Disease in Multiple Myeloma: The Role and Timing of ASCT

Advances in multiple myeloma (MM) management have equipped oncology health care providers with the tools and strategies for achieving treatment responses in up to 100% of patients, with as many as 80% reaching a complete response (CR). However, achieving a CR does not always predict long-term survival, and most patients ultimately relapse as a result of the persistence of minimal residual disease (MRD) after treatment. MRD cannot be detected with conventional, low-sensitivity evaluation method...
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Primary Care Update Hawaii

3 Day Conference at Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa Session 1: Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020: 7:30AM - 8:00AM Check-in & Breakfast, 8:00AM - 1:30PM Educational Program Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Elevated Liver Function Tests, Celiac Disease, Esophageal Reflux Diseases and Probiotics Session 2: Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020: 7:30AM - 8:00AM Check-in & Breakfast, 8:00AM - 1:30PM Educational Program Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Peptic Ulcer Disease, GI Bleeding, Abdominal Pain, and Provider P...
University Learning Systems

Clinical Case Challenges: Strategies to Optimize Primary Immunodeficiency Management

Program Overview Primary care providers, internists, and other general practitioners may be the first to see a patient with PI and require a level of awareness. Yet, a survey issued by the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology and Immune Deficiency Foundation found that only 4% of primary care practitioners were aware that guidelines existed for the diagnosis and management of primary immunodeficiency. Because symptoms can overlap with many other conditions and/or diseases, it i...
The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL)

Case Studies in Managing Hepatitis Co-Infection in Those with HIV: Clinical Pearls – A STEP-HIV Initiative

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the latest activity in a series of Special Training for Effective Providers in HIV (STEP-HIV) initiatives to promote HIV workforce development. This CME/CNE-Certified web activity focuses on Hepatitis C, which remains a leading cause of liver-related mortality in people living with HIV infection (PLWH). Through a series of cases, this session will provide members of the care team with practical knowledge they can apply to patient care regarding...
American Academy of CME

Reducing Cardiovascular Events in Your Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Reducing Cardiovascular Events in Your Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus LEARNING OBJECTIVES After reading this article, the clinician should be able to: 1. Describe why glycemic control alone is insufficient to prevent long-term adverse cardiovascular outcomes 2. Characterize the cardiovascular complications observed in type 2 diabetes mellitus 3. Describe the results of cardiovascular outcome trials of glucose-lowering medications for type 2 diabetes mellitus, focusing on m...
Primary Care Education Consortium

MA: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias, 3 units

This purpose of this course is to provide direct-care staff in nursing homes, hospice, and adult daycare with the skills, techniques, and strategies to care on a daily basis for residents who have Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. It includes activities that allow participants to practice the skills and strategies they have learned. When you finish this course you will be able to: *Outline types of dementia and the process and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. *Identify 5 c...
ATrain Education Inc.

New Developments in PAH: Practice Strategies with Competing Novel PAH Guidelines

This interactive infographic format provides up-to-date information on disease classification, risk stratification, and diagnostic and treatment algorithms for PAH. Using a highly visual self-directed platform, Dan Schuller, MD, creates a practical framework to translate CHEST guideline updates for PAH diagnosis and treatment into clinical practice. Learners navigate at their own pace through animated content, faculty commentary videos, and supplemental resources. The activity additionally tou...
ACHL

RME Hot Seat: Incorporating Personalized Treatment Into Severe Asthma Management

Severe, treatment-resistant asthma continues to be an extreme clinical challenge. An estimated 3%–10% of asthma patients have severe asthma, which is characterized by persistent symptoms, compromised lung function, and a significantly increased frequency and severity of high-risk outcomes. Fortunately, there have been important developments regarding the clinical management of patients with severe asthma. The discovery that severe asthma comprises multiple phenotypes and distinct endotype...
This CME-certified enduring activity is jointly provided by Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and RedMedEd.

BALI & THE EXOTIC ISLES ON SEABOURN: Medical/Dental Healthcare Needs in the Far East

BALI & THE EXOTIC ISLES ON SEABOURN: Medical/Dental Healthcare Needs in the Far East Bali to Singapore on Seabourn Encore April 13 – 23, 2021 Join PES on an exotic, 10-night journey & earn 14 CME/CE credits while discovering Indonesia’s ancient temples, UNESCO treasures, tropical splendors, and giant Komodo Dragons, immersed in one of the world’s most spiritual places! Enjoy this luxurious bucket-list sailing while aboard the 600-guest, all-suite, all-inclusive Seabourn Encore. ...
Professional Education Society

Therapeutic Update 2020 Florida

3 Days of Live Pharmacology CME at Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Session 1: New Drug Update Part 1 Session 2: New Drug Update Part 2 Session 3: The Opioid Epidemic in 2020 (3hrs) and Pharmaceutical Pricing 2020 (2hrs)
University Learning Systems

Michigan: Human Trafficking

This course fulfills the requirement for training in human trafficking for nurses and other healthcare professionals in Michigan. If you suspect that any child or adult is a victim, or is at risk of becoming a victim, call 855 444 3911 any time, day or night. If the individual is in imminent danger, immediately call 911. Human trafficking (human slavery) is not only seen across the world but also in the United States. Healthcare professionals may be the only people to whom victims have ac...
ATrain Education Inc.

PA: Child Abuse, Recognition and Reporting for Mandated Reporters, 3 units

This course is jointly approved by Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and and the Pennsylvania Department of State. It fulfills the 3-unit requirement for training in child abuse recognition and reporting for mandated reporters under Act 31. PA CE Provider #CACE000044. Program #CAPR000042. For those in the healthcare professions, course completions are reported to the PA Department of State within 24 hours. This online course is for health...
ATrain Education Inc.

Online CE - Infectious Disease/Antibiotic Stewardship

At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to: New Antimicrobial Update: Has help truly arrived? 1. Review various new antimicrobials that have been FDA-approved. 2. Discuss pros and cons of these agents. 3. Evaluate these agents critically for use in clinical practice. 4. Compare the possible role of these agents through cases. Difficult Cases in Infectious Diseases: Are you up for the challenge? 5. Differentiate pharmacotherapy options for complicated infe...
University Learning Systems

Clinical Case Challenges: Strategies to Optimize Primary Immunodeficiency Management

Primary care providers, internists, and other general practitioners may be the first to see a patient with PI and require a level of awareness. Yet, a survey issued by the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology and the Immune Deficiency Foundation found that only 4% of primary care practitioners were aware that guidelines existed for the diagnosis and management of primary immunodeficiency. Because symptoms can overlap with many other conditions and/or diseases, it is also important...
ACHL

From Diagnosis to Treatment: The Evolution of SSc-ILD

Explore this 45-minute multi-media eNewsletter that will advance your understanding of systemic sclerosis interstitial lung disease (SSc-ILD) with Dr. Ganesh Raghu, Director of the University of Washington Interstitial Lung Disease/Sarcoid/Pulmonary Fibrosis Program. While there have been significant advances in our understanding of SSc-ILD, there are important unmet needs that still must be addressed. These include improvements in the differential diagnosis, advances in therapy, appropria...
ACHL

Targeted Therapies in Severe Asthma: When to Use Them (and Why)

As the incidence of asthma—and the number of patients with severe, treatment-resistant asthma—continues to rise, the need for new management strategies has never been greater. Fortunately, several new tailored biologic therapies have recently been developed for certain patients with treatment-resistant severe asthma. The discovery that severe asthma comprises multiple phenotypes and discrete endotypes linked to distinct patterns of airway remodeling and inflammatory pathophysiology holds t...
This CME-certified enduring activity is jointly provided by Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and RedMedEd.

Best of ACTHIV: Safety of Antiretroviral Therapy in Pregnancy

This session was voted by attendees and the ACTHIV conference planning committee as one of the “Best of ACTHIV”. The 13th Annual American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV) was held April 11-13, 2019 in Miami, FL. At the completion of this educational activity, participants will: -Analyze the implications of timing of antiretroviral (ARV) exposure on birth defect risk -Describe the results of the Botswana Tsepamo birth surveillance study related to preconception dolutegra...
American Academy of CME

Best of ACTHIV: HIV Treatment Basics

This session was voted by attendees and the ACTHIV conference planning committee as one of the “Best of ACTHIV”. The 13th Annual American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV) was held April 11-13, 2019 in Miami, FL. he enduring material is jointly provided by Beaumont Health, American Academy of CME, Inc., and the American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV). The 13th Annual American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV) was held April 11-13, 2019 in Miama,...
American Academy of CME

Best of ACTHIV: Progress in HIV Prevention

This session was voted by attendees and the ACTHIV conference planning committee as one of the “Best of ACTHIV”. The 13th Annual American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV) was held April 11-13, 2019 in Miami, FL. At the completion of this educational activity, participants will: 1. Explain the indications for prescribing HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and its role in HIV prevention. 2. Describe the role of HIV treatment in prevention.
American Academy of CME

Best of ACTHIV: Cardiovascular Risk Management in HIV

This session was voted by attendees and the ACTHIV conference planning committee as one of the “Best of ACTHIV”. The 13th Annual American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV) was held April 11-13, 2019 in Miami, FL. At the completion of this educational activity, participants will: - Educate and counsel persons with HIV on risk factor modification to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. - Detect and manage cardiovascular risk factors among persons with HIV according...
American Academy of CME

Best of ACTHIV: Real World HIV Liver Disease (HCV) Cases

This session was voted by attendees and the ACTHIV conference planning committee as one of the “Best of ACTHIV”. The 13th Annual American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV) was held April 11-13, 2019 in Miami, FL. At the completion of this educational activity, participants will: 1. Analyze the implications of timing of antiretroviral (ARV) exposure on birth defect risk. 2. Describe the results of the Botswana Tsepamo birth surveillance study related to preconception dolu...
American Academy of CME

One Size Does Not Fit All: Optimizing Use of Major Depressive Disorder Specifiers to Improve Outcomes

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a highly heterogeneous disorder that is increasingly seen as a continuum, with emphasis on overlapping and subthreshold symptoms. To address this issue, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) included the use of specifiers, such as mixed features and anxious distress, with the diagnosis of MDD. Although DSM-5 specifiers improve utility and precision in the diagnosis of MDD and related disorders, they may not be ...
CMEology

Management of Venous Thromboembolism in Hospitalized Patients With Cancer

STATEMENT OF NEED Venous thromboembolism (VTE), which consists primarily of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), is a life-threatening complication in hospitalized patients with cancer, and is associated with a 2- to 6-fold increase in likelihood of death (NCCN, 2016). The mainstay of treatment is anticoagulation; however, since cancer patients with VTE have higher rates of bleeding complications, VTE risk assessment is essential to determine which patients will benefit f...
i3 Health

Women's Health: Vaginitis

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

STD Guidelines for Clinicians

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

Recognizing and Managing Eating Disorders in Primary Care

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

Psychopharmacology of Eating Disorders

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

Men's Health: Hypogonadism, Erectile Dysfunction & Infertility

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

Assessing Department-specific Antibiotic Susceptibility to Guide Selection and Improve Outcomes - Selection of Therapy for HAP/VAP

This activity will feature a faculty panel discussing the treatment of a patient with HAP/VAP. Discussions will center around resistant gram-negative pathogens, the selection of therapy, and the role of newer antimicrobial therapies. The purpose of this activity is to provide members of antimicrobial stewardship programs and clinicians who care for patients with serious infections with the latest data on antimicrobial stewardship, available and emerging antibiotics against Gram-negati...
ACHL

Assessing Department-specific Antibiotic Susceptibility to Guide Selection and Improve Outcomes - Management of cUTIs

A faculty panel will discuss a case relating to the assessment and treatment of cUTIs. Topics will include emerging technologies for diagnosis, common pathogens, and the selection of therapy for resistant gram-negative infections. The purpose of this activity is to provide members of antimicrobial stewardship programs and clinicians who care for patients with serious infections with the latest data on antimicrobial stewardship, available and emerging antibiotics against Gram-negative pa...
ACHL

EASTERN CARIBBEAN ISLANDS ON CRYSTAL: Medical & Dental Symposium at Sea

EASTERN CARIBBEAN ISLANDS ON CRYSTAL: Medical & Dental Symposium at Sea Roundtrip Miami on Crystal Serenity November 21 – December 2, 2020 Spend Thanksgiving with PES & earn 14 CME/CE credits while cruising the idyllic isles of the Eastern Caribbean for 11 nights in all-inclusive luxury! Rejuvenate and indulge while exploring the white sands and crystalline waters of a tropical paradise aboard the luxurious, all-inclusive, 980-guest Crystal Serenity. Medical & Dental Symposium at Sea...
Professional Education Society

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

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

American Sign Language

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

Weight Management and Diabetes

Intended Audience Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Identify the concerns with standard diabetes care and weight gain Initializing therapy for the newly diagnosed diabetic Management of insulin requiring diabetes to minimize weight gain
Dannemiller

Why Weight? Medical, Endoscopic, Surgical Approaches to Weight: A Continuum of Care

Intended Audience Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses. Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Safety of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Efficacy of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Indications of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
Dannemiller

Practical Medication Management for Obesity Treatment

Intended Audience Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Learn to identify medications that are iatrogenic for weight gain and select better alternatives Review all currently available FDA-approved anti-obesity medications Develop an algorithm to compare treatment options through the use of patient case discussions
Dannemiller

Obesity and Cancer

Intended Audience Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: To review the evidence linking lifestyle factors to cancer outcomes To review the randomized trials of lifestyle change in cancer survivors and discuss on-going work in this area To discuss the American Society of Clinical Oncology Obesity Initiative and other efforts to help cancer survivors adopt health...
Dannemiller

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