Pharmacologic Management in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine - Reno

This course is designed to broaden and deepen the critical care and/or emergency medicine nurse’s knowledge and application of pharmacologic treatment principles. This course is designed to build a strong foundation of critical under-standing of pharmacokinetic basics that can be applied to all drugs. The course will then explore common conditions found in critical patient populations with an emphasis on pharmacologic management. Program Learning Outcomes This program prepares the learne...
MED-ED

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Elk Grove

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

Current Concepts in Cardiopulmonary Care - Flushing

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

Pediatric Update

Our 2019 Pediatric Update course will combine with our Neonatology Course. It promises to be an exciting course. This year we’ve shortened some of the sessions to 30 minutes with time for questions and added interactive breaks. Topics were selected based on survey of past participants and review of recent advances in the pediatric literature. We are happy to have a visiting professor, Dr. Jose Garza, a pediatric gastroenterologist and dynamic speaker from Atlanta, GA, who will discuss const...
Medical College of Georgia

Everything Cardiac - Overland Park

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

Nurse Executive Exam Review (Basic) - Madison

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

CCRN/PCCN Exam Review - Honolulu

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

Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Exam Review - Los Angeles

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

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

HOW TO ENGAGE PATIENTS WITH LOW HEALTH LITERACY

Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. More than 77 million adults in the United States possess limited health literacy skills and will likely encounter difficulties interpreting and acting upon health information. Our patients come to us with various levels of education or literacy, and they may prefer to speak a different language, and these issu...
MCPHS University

Med-Surg Exam Cram - Olympia

This one-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, gastrointestinal and diabetes. Pathophysiology of disease processes, including signs and symptoms and treatment modalities, will be presented. ...
MED-ED

Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam Review - Cincinnati

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

Everything Cardiac - Atlantic City

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

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Raleigh

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

OCN® Exam Review - Miami

This program is designed for oncology nurses seeking a general oncology review in preparation for the ONCC® OCN Exam. We will focus on the following categories from the 2016 OCN blueprint: cancer epidemiology, health promotion and cancer screening, scientific basis for practice, treatment modalities, symptom management, psychosocial care, oncologic emergencies, palliative/end-of-life care and survivorship. This is not meant to be an introductory course, but rather a comprehensive review of ba...
MED-ED

No Butts About It: Fighting Nicotine Addiction

Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable disease, death, and disability in the United States. Approximately 50% of tobacco users attempt to quit each year, although only 10% succeed. Pharmacologic agents may be effectively incorporated to significantly increase the chances of success, yet 50-75% of smokers who try to quit do not use any evidence-based cessation counseling or medications. Healthcare personnel, then, have an enormous opportunity to assist patients in developing an ef...
freeCE.com

11th Annual Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Review 2019

This course will provide attendees with an update of all major areas of clinical interest in vascular neurology. Lectures will cover management of acute ischemic stroke, brain hemorrhage, symptomatic and asymptomatic vascular lesions including arteriovenous malformations, cavernous malformations, cerebral aneurysms and carotid stenosis. The course will also cover the latest diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to stroke. Lectures will be supplemented with highlights of images in clinical vasc...
Mayo Clinic

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...
freeCE.com

Adolescent Depression and Anxiety: A Review of Treatment Options

Depression and anxiety in adolescents is more prevalent than most adults realize. Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions can improve functioning and quality of life for many adolescents.
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Adolescent Depression and Anxiety: A Review of Treatment Options

Depression and anxiety in adolescents is more prevalent than most adults realize. Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions can improve functioning and quality of life for many adolescents.
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"Spasticity vs Spasms" An Island of Misfit Medications

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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"Spasticity vs Spasms" An Island of Misfit Medications

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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Medication Error Prevention for Practicing Pharmacists

This program will provide tools and techniques for community pharmacists to reduce medication errors in their pharmacies. It will discuss how root cause analysis and failure mode and effects analysis can hep prevent future medication errors and improve patient safety. The program will also provide insight into how technology and electronic prescribing can cause medication errors and what community pharmacists can do to help prevent these types of errors.
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Validation and Counseling of Prescriptions for Controlled Substances and Opioids

This program will identify the latest prescription drug diversion trends that practicing pharmacists need to be aware of. The program will describe the laws regarding the validation of controlled substance prescriptions for the state of Florida. It will describe tips when reviewing a state prescription drug monitoring program report. It will also discuss comment red flags of prescription drugs diversion by patients and prescribers used to obtain prescriptions for controlled substance for abuse...
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Compounding Non-Sterile Topical Medications to Address Topical Infections: Touching the Bug

There has been increased scrutiny by the CDC, the AMA, and other professional organizations regarding the over-use and possibly unnecessary prescribing of oral antibiotics and the risk of increasing or emerging antibiotic resistance. This presentation will discuss this issue, provide a working background to understanding resistance, and offer an approach that the prescriber could use to avoid the systemic use of antibiotics.
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Fatal Pretenses: Controlled Substance Validation and Access in a Time of Crisis -FL APPROVED-

Pharmacy has been thrust into the national spotlight as solutions are sought to manage the inappropriate distribution of prescription medications. This session seeks to explore various tools available to the pharmacy staff to combat illicit distribution, while maintaining appropriate and legitimate patient access to prescribed medications. The effectiveness and limitations of state Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) are discussed in the context of “red flag” behaviors that may...
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Vaccine Handling, Storage, and Administration Review

Vaccination recommendations change frequently. Pharmacists must stay up to date on current vaccine storage, handling, and administration techniques in order to ensure patient's receive competent and safe care.
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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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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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Women and HIV: A Case Based Focus on Contraception, Family Planning, Prenatal Care and Postpartum Care

Since women are often an underrepresented population in HIV care and clinical trials, it is essential to highlight pertinent reproductive needs and HIV management
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Women and HIV: A Case Based Focus on Contraception, Family Planning, Prenatal Care and Postpartum Care

Since women are often an underrepresented population in HIV care and clinical trials, it is essential to highlight pertinent reproductive needs and HIV management
freeCE.com

Monotherapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Leveraging the Latest Evidence to Treat to Target

In this interactive, CME/CE/CPE-certified video module, Jonathan Scott Coblyn, MD; Jessica Farrell, PharmD; and Frances Griffin, RN, BSN, provide multidisciplinary perspectives on best practices in the use of traditional, biologic, and targeted synthetic DMARD monotherapy to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: * Use the latest guideline recommendations to determine a course of action for patients with active RA in order to achieve...
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

Management of Type 2 Diabetes in Patients With Cardiovascular Risk

Reducing Cardiovascular Risk in Type 2 Diabetes: What I Do and Why Listen as a multidisciplinary expert panel debates optimal management of patients with T2DM and varying degrees of cardiovascular risk. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: * Routinely assess patients with T2DM for CV risk factors based on an understanding of the pathophysiology of cardiometabolic syndrome * Consider the recent CV outcomes data from pivotal trials of antihyperglycemics when ...
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

Navigating Insulin-Based Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes

Apply new studies on NPH, regular insulin, switching, and other approaches to avoid hypoglycemia, control hyperglycemia, and reduce CV risk with this CME-certified module. This CME/CE-certified video vignette,will provide more information on: * Applying key learnings from T2DM published guidelines and pivotal clinical study results to develop strategies for intensifying therapy in patients who fail to achieve glycemic control on initial therapy * Considering findings of cardiovascular ou...
Southern Medical Association

Individualizing Diabetes Management in Early T2DM

Learn to establish appropriate glycemic targets and interpret guideline recommendations on when and how to advance diabetes therapy to reduce CV risk in this CME-certified module. This CME/CE-certified video vignette,will provide more information on: * Determining an appropriate A1C goal that reflects patient factors such as age, duration of T2DM, life expectancy, comorbidities, and risk of hypoglycemia * Applying key learnings from T2DM published guidelines and pivotal clinical study re...
Southern Medical Association

Diabetes in the South: Focus on Prevention

Improve your ability to identify individuals at risk for diabetes and address cultural barriers that may impede successful treatment. Review this CME/CE-certified video presentation by Dr. Richard Pratley, to hear more on how he identifies patients at risk for T2DM, creates prevention strategies with his patients and implements treatment plans that take into account patient's self-care.
Southern Medical Association

Pain Management Nursing Exam Review - San Antonio

This pain management nursing seminar is designed to follow the blueprint for the Pain Management Nursing Board Certification, but is very relevant for all nurses caring for patients in pain. It addresses both acute and chronic pain syndromes of all ages. The course will cover specialty populations such as the cognitively impaired and addicts. It includes various aspects of pain: physiology, assessment, interventions that include both complementary and alternatives, crisis management and the et...
MED-ED

CEN Exam Review - Salt Lake City

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

CPAN®/CAPA® Exam Review - Valencia

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

Preventing and Managing Cytomegalovirus in High-Risk Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Patients: Expert Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Why has prophylaxis been used infrequently in the past compared with preemptive treatment strategies for post-HCT CMV prevention? Until recently, preemptive management was the most common strategy for the management of post-HCT CMV infection in most cancer centers. However, this approach has many shortcomings, including a lack of consensus on the CMV DNA thresholds, and... Review this CME-certified FAQ written by Drs. Roy Chemaly and Genovefa Papanicolaou to learn more.
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

Medical and Surgical Approaches to GI Disorders

OBJECTIVES The symposium should prepare participants to: • review advances in treating disease commonly seen by gastroenterologists and GI surgeons • outline practical, evidence-based approaches for diagnosis and management of GI disorders that reflect advances in treatment • discuss challenges and controversies in managing the patient with GI disease TARGET AUDIENCE This conference is designed for gastrenterologists, surgeons, PAs, nurse practitioners and other health care profess...
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Interactive Case Challenge: Preventing and Managing Cytomegalovirus in High-Risk Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Patients

Explore important considerations in CMV prophylaxis and treatment in patients who have undergone hematopoietic cell transplantation.
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

Let's Talk, Period! Is it von Willebrand Disease (vWD)?

Von Willebrand disease, the most common inherited bleeding disorder worldwide and a cause of heavy menstrual bleeding in adolescent girls and women, is widely underrecognized. The underdetection of vWD is a missed opportunity to decrease the risk of obstetric/gynecologic symptoms such as spontaneous abortion, ovarian cysts, postpartum hemorrhage, and a diminished QoL. This educational activity intends to enhance HCP knowledge through discussion of proper diagnosis of this congenital bleeding d...
EXCEL Continuing Education

4th Annual Cutaneous Oncology Symposium 2019

This two-day course focuses on ten controversial topics in cutaneous oncology covering the fields of dermatology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology and medical oncology. The goal is to discuss the available evidence of these topics to assist in making the most informed decisions. Current and new advances in therapeutic treatments for both melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers, especially, basal cell, squamous cell and Merkel cell carcinoma will be highlighted with the presentations an...
Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update – Sedona

22nd Annual Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update: Sedona 2019 is a unique four-day course offering primary care specialists a practical update on a variety of subspecialty topics. There are two sessions: October 3-6 and October 17-20, 2019. While the same 30-minute presentation topics are included for both sessions.
Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update – Sedona

22nd Annual Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Update: Sedona 2019 is a unique four-day course offering primary care specialists a practical update on a variety of subspecialty topics. There are two sessions: October 3-6 and October 17-20, 2019. While the same 30-minute presentation topics are included for both sessions.
Mayo Clinic

SCRN Exam Review - Kettering

This course is designed to prepare the nurse specializing in caring for stroke patients to pass the Stroke Certified Registered Nurse Examination. The course reviews all major topics of the examination and provides information regarding the latest guidelines and protocols for managing stroke patients. It reviews different stroke types, assessment, acute management and rehabilitation of strokes. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES This program prepares the learner to: 1. Identify the different typ...
MED-ED

CNRN® Exam Review - Kettering

The CNRN Exam Review course is designed to provide the neuroscience nurse a review of the topics presented in the CNRN Examination. The course outline is based upon the blueprint of the CNRN Examination provided by ABNN. The course provides the participant with hints and easy ways to remember certain pertinent information. Course Goals 1. Describe the CNRN Exam, test plan and the practice requirements to sit for the exam. 2. Construct a study plan for the exam based on understanding the...
MED-ED

Med-Surg Exam Cram - Aurora

This one-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, gastrointestinal and diabetes. Pathophysiology of disease processes, including signs and symptoms and treatment modalities, will be presented. ...
MED-ED

The Herbert Benson, MD Course in Mind Body Medicine

COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FOR AN INTEGRATED MODEL OF CARE Mind body approaches such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, cognitive skills, lifestyle interventions and positive psychology now boast an impressive evidence base to support their ability to improve—and in some cases, prevent—stress-related illnesses, ranging from asthma to hypertension, functional bowel diseases and pain syndromes. Whether you are a physician, nurse, psychologist, social worker or therapist, mi...
Harvard Medical School

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