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 Series: Risk Reduction and Management of Complications with Diabetes Part 2

Patients with diabetes often turn to their pharmacist for assistance in smoking cessation, therefore pharmacists need to be knowledgeable in this area. Patients with diabetes also have questions about impotence and sexual intimacy, traveling with diabetes, and the management of pain.
freeCE.com

New Drugs and Drug News of 2017

Pharmacy practitioners need to be knowledgeable about new drugs introduced to the market, and public health advisories about drug therapy.
freeCE.com

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Hagerstown

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

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - San Diego

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

Topics in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology Western Caribbean Cruise January 2019

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Continuing Education, Inc

Dealing with Disabilities: A Medical and Legal Approach and Topics in Family Medicine Southern Caribbean Cruise

The purpose of this CME activity is to review and discuss common general medical conditions and to provide guidelines for their management and prevention.
Continuing Education, Inc

Emergency Medicine Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Decision making rules in Trauma ◦Utilize simple decision making rules to more efficiently treat the injured patien 2.Application of decision making rules in trauma-real life examples ◦Apply decision making rules to real life examples 3.Your patient is bleeding, massive transfusions and beyond ◦Utilize the national standard approach to massive transfusions 4.Updates in the evaluation of neurologic emergencies ◦Develop a strategy for the approach to the patient with a TIA or s...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Addiction Medicine, Mental Health, Obesity and Sports Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

Improve primary care providers competence in identifying, evaluating, and managing sports medicine/musculosketal conditions. The health care team performance will be improved by improved communication and efficiency due to improved selection of diagnostic modalities and evidence based treatment options
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Child/Adolescent Medicine, Women's Health and Geriatrics Western Caribbean Cruise

◦Dementia vs. Depression (diagnosis/management) ◦Distinguish between dementia and depression. ◦ Identify the main causes of dementia and apply appropriate diagnostic and treatment strategies. ◦Utilize the Alzheimer''s Association Pocketcard App for an updated easily accessible resource in primary care settings. ◦ Recognize and manage depression in older patients. ◦Delirium (prevention, diagnosis, management) ◦Apply the Confusion Assessment Method to diagnose delirium ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Gastroenterology Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.Celiac disease ◦Recognize presenting symptoms of celiac disease. ◦List conditions associated with increased risk of celiac disease. ◦Describe diagnostic process for celiac disease. ◦Identify benefits of gluten free diet in celiac disease. 2.Liver profile ◦Describe presenting symptoms in pediatric liver disease. ◦Classify symptoms into pathophysiological groups. ◦List differential diagnosis for main pathophysiologic group 3.Genetic and metabolic liver disease ◦Lis...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Cardiology Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Management of Hyperlipidemia: A cardiologists perspective ◦ Review the evidence to support the use of statins for primary and secondary prevention. ◦ Review the evidence to support the elimination of non-statin therapy from lipid treatment guidelines. ◦ Review of current national and international practice guidelines. 2.Cardiac Risk Assessment: Risk calculators and incorporating cardiac imaging. ◦ Appreciate the value and limitations of cardiovascular risk calculators. ◦ Unde...
Continuing Education, Inc

Sensitive Topics in Women's Health: Sexuality, Menopause and Mental Health Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Depression Across the Female Reproductive Cycle 1: Focus on PMDD, PME and Menopause ◦Identify the hormonal effect on depression in the non pregnant female 2.Depression Across the Female Reproductive Cycle 2: Focus on Perinatal Depression ◦Recognize unique features to consider in the diagnosis and treatment of perinatal depression . 3.Beyond Postpartum Depression: Diagnosis and Treatment of Perinatal Anxiety Disorders ◦Define various mood and anxiety disorders that can present in ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Allergy/Immunology Update and Topics in Physician Wellness Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Update of physician wellness at individual, institutional and cultural levels 2.Dealing with difficult colleagues and patients 3.The medical marriage 4.Coping with trauma and loss 5.The ethics of burnout 6.When the doctor becomes a patient 7.Burnout: Is it me or is it medicine?
Continuing Education, Inc

The Thrill is Gone: Beating Depression, Anxiety and Narcotics Addiction Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.Physicians in primary care need up-to date, standardized and precise measuring tools for identifying SUD and their readiness for treatment ◦Assess levels of substance use in primary care 2.In the last 20 years physicians seek better strategies of managing Dual diagnosis (patients with mental health issues and SUD's) ◦How to manage Dual Diagnosis. 3.Patient readiness for SUD treatment (or change) is often difficult to assess but is a very important variable in a successful outcome ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Practical Neurology Greece and Croatia Cruise Co-Sponsored with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

This course will provide a working knowledge of the most common neurological problems and reinforce principles of clinical diagnosis while reviewing the symptoms and signs of most major neurological diseases. The seminar will also present clear, practical guidelines for managing these common problems including how to integrate laboratory tests and imaging techniques into the patient's evaluation. Finally, the current treatment for these disorders will be developed in sufficient detail to permi...
Continuing Education, Inc

Pediatric Ultrasound Registry Review

Objectives: Upon completion of this program, the participant should be able to: Identify normal imaging characteristics of the pediatric abdomen and recognize commonly seen pathology in infants and children. Demonstrate proper technique and scan protocols for evaluation of the pediatric patient. List the benefits of soft-tissue and MSK ultrasound in the pediatric patient. Demonstrate ultrasound protocols for evaluation of the neonatal head, pediatric hip & spine. Identify normal testic...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Disaster and Mass Casualty Management, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Pulmonary edema and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) ◦Recognize and apply the different methods used to differentiate cardiac and non-cardiac pulmonary edema and apply the different methods used to treat them. 2. Update of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines for severe sepsis and septic shock ◦Identify the most recent 2016 recommendations for patients with sepsis and septic shock and describe the reasons for them. The main focus will be to manage fluid, vasopressor, st...
Continuing Education, Inc

2018 Update: Nursing Assessment in Clinical Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

Topics: (all topics will include didactic lecture and case presentations) ◦Diabetes update ◦Hypertension update ◦Hyperlipidemia ◦Opiates and pain ◦Older adult "clinical pearls" update, including immunizations ◦Psychiatric update
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Primary Care and Gastroenterology Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.Bootcamp for Elevated Liver Function Tests ◦Describe why fatty liver disease is becoming the number one source of cirrhosis and hepatoma in the US ◦Manage the treatment of fatty liver 2.Celiac Disease, or Something Else? ◦State the usefulness of celiac genetic testing 3.Clinical Dilemmas in GI Bleeding ◦Identify the risk factors that leads to GI bleeding 4.Colon Cancer Prevention 2018 ◦Define the best practices that lead to colon cancer prevention 5.Dysphasia/D...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Primary Care and Rheumatology Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.Primary Care Treatment of Essential Hypertension: A 2018 Update ◦Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to customize their treatment approach in the essential hypertension patient and maximize the percent of patients treated who reach goal blood pressure. 2.Atrial Fibrillation: What the Primary Care Practitioner Needs to Know ◦Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to discuss the newest information regarding atrial fibrillation and describe ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Pulmonary Medicine, Sports Medicine and Adult/Pediatric Urology Eastern Caribbean Cruise

◦An Update on Therapies for the Management of Metastatic Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer ◦Biomarkers in Prostate Cancer ◦Urolithiasis: Evaluation and Management in Adults and Children ◦Current guidelines for the evaluation and management of overactive bladder ◦Common pediatric urologic problems: What is normal? When to Worry? ◦Evaluation and Management of voiding dysfunction in children ◦Adolescent varicocele: Who to treat? Who to follow?
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Internal Medicine and Critical Care Italy and Greek Isles Cruise

◦Antibiotic Treatment Guidelines: Separating fact from fiction ◦Critical Review of the 2016 Surviving Sepsis Campaign ◦Fungal Infections in the ICU ◦ARDS Clinical Update ◦Infection control practices in the ICU: What is the evidence? ◦Management of Embolic Stroke ◦Critical Care Controversies: Transfusion in the ICUs ◦Forces of Change: The Physician's Place in the Evolution of Modern Healthcare ◦Physician Leadership: The Mirror and the Lamp. What is Takes to be an Ef...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Sports Medicine and Infectious Diseases Eastern Caribbean Cruise

1.Exercised induced asthma and vocal cord dysfunction in the approach to athletes with shortness of breath or chronic fatigue ◦Describe the differential diagnosis of shortness of breath in athletes vs. chronic fatigue. 2.The pre-participation sports physical: Making it a worthwhile exercise for parents, athletes and medical personnel. ◦Explain the appropriate work-up of infections mono and safe return to play. 3.Hand, finger, wrist injuries in athletes. (includes splinting vs. surgic...
Continuing Education, Inc

Cardiology for PCP's Southern Caribbean Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Allergy, Immunology and Pediatric ENT Disorders Western Caribbean Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Infectious Diseases 2019 Update Australia and New Zealand Cruise

1.Update Adult Vaccines ◦List vaccine preventable infections and their burden ◦ List appropriate vaccines for adults; List strategies to increase uptake of adult vaccines 2.Antimicrobial Stewardship ◦List the benefits of stewardship ◦ List interventions to improve antibiotic use 3.Update Respiratory Infections (RTIs) ◦List common pathogens of RTIs ◦ List appropriate diagnosis and treatment of RTIs 4.Update UTIs ◦Describe the difference of asymptomatic bacteriuria from...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Critical/Intensive Care, Addiction Medicine, Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Obesity Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Overview of substance use disorders (addiction) and diversion: epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis and pharmacological and pharmacokinetic properties of commonly abused substances - Part one ◦Describe the scope of the problem of substance-related disorders (substance use, abuse, diversion) 2.Overview of substance use disorders (addiction) and diversion: epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis and pharmacological and pharmacokinetic properties of commonly abused substances - Part two, and Conseq...
Continuing Education, Inc

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise February 2019

◦ETHICS & BIOETHICS 1 Hour ◦REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - Overview of Federal and State Laws 1 Hour ◦ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) versus ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (EMR) 1 Hour ◦END-OF-LIFE DECISIONS - Ethical and Legal Issues 1 Hour ◦FEDERAL AND STATE REGULATION OF PAIN MANAGEMENT 2 Hours ◦MEDICAL AND FORENSIC EXPERT WITNESS AND TESTIMONY 1 Hour ◦OFFICIAL DISABILITY GUIDELINES AND AMA GUIDES IN WORKERS COMPENSATION AND NON-OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES 2 Hours ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Nephrology Essentials and Case Studies Eastern Caribbean Cruise Co-Sponsored with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

To provide the physician with a working knowledge of clinically relevant and up-to-date topics in clinical nephrology using a combined lecture and case study approach. This review will provide a practical overview of commonly encountered problems in clinical nephrology, focusing on prevention, diagnosis, and management. For each topic, nephrology essentials will be reviewed and illustrative cases explored and discussed. Participants will be invited to share their clinical experiences, concerns...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Primary Care and Rheumatology Eastern Caribbean Cruise

1.Rheumatoid arthritis: Diagnosis and management ◦Diagnose and initiate treatment of rheumatoid arthritis 2.Lupus: A case-based approach ◦List the most common clinical and laboratory features of lupus 3. Sjogren&aposs syndrome: Beyond sicca ◦Identify extra-glandular features of Sjogren's syndrome and outline a treatment plan for most common manifestations. 4.Scleroderma: A systemic disease ◦Describe key clinical features scleroderma. ◦Accurately select patients who require...
Continuing Education, Inc

Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Exam Review - Mission Hills

This course is designed for the neonatal intensive care nurse preparing to take the certification exam. The course begins with a review of the test plan, practice requirements and test-taking strategies as well as how to avoid common mistakes and pitfalls made during study preparation and answering test questions. The remainder of the course will focus on core components of the test plan that are essential for caring for the high-risk newborn along with opportunities for the learner to practic...
MED-ED

CEN Exam Review - Hollywood, FL

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

Gerontological Nursing Exam Review - Mission Hills

This two-day review course is designed to help prepare the registered nurse to take the Gerontological Nursing Exam offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The following core areas will be covered: aging principles and theories, normal aging changes, dementia, depression, delirium, cardiopulmonary problems, health promotion, neurological diseases, pharmacologic issues, hematologic and immunologic problems, GI/GU issues, environments of care and end-of-life issues. Practice questio...
MED-ED

Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam Review - Mission Hills

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

OCN® Exam Review - Mission Hills

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

GRAND JAPAN CRUISE - Medical/Dental Advances in Japan

Medical/Dental Advances in Japan CME/CE Lecture Seminars for Medical, Dental, Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals This Seminar is planned for 14 Continuing Education Credit Hours. Planned In Country Healthcare Topics Include: - Healthcare System Overview - Treatment and Prevention Strategies for Common Chronic Illnesses - Dental Healthcare Updates: Delivery & Treatment - Top Medical/Disease Issues: Challenges & Conquests - Updates in Travel Medicine & Medicine at Sea - Pre...
Professional Education Society

YATCHING THE HARBORS OF CROATIA: Current Medical/Dental Health Issues in the Adriatic

Current Medical/Dental Health Issues in the Adriatic 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 registered seminar...
Professional Education Society

CCRN Exam Review (Adult) - Honolulu

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

Nurse Executive Exam Review (Basic & Advanced) - Honolulu

The nurse executive-advanced and nurse executive board certification examinations are competency-based assessments to validate knowledge related to the art and science of nursing leadership. Nurse executives taking this course will learn about operational structures and processes that support nursing excellence, exemplary professional practice, transformational leadership, knowledge management and the development of new knowledge and innovations. This course will not only prepare the nurse exe...
MED-ED

Redefining Breast Cancer Treatment with Personalized Medicine: HER2+ Cases

This educational series seeks to address the management of HR+, TNBC, and HER2+ breast cancer with virtual round-table discussions by expert faculty, using case-based scenarios.
The France Foundation

Redefining Breast Cancer Treatment with Personalized Medicine: TNBC Cases

This educational series seeks to address the management of HR+, TNBC, and HER2+ breast cancer with virtual round-table discussions by expert faculty, using case-based scenarios.
The France Foundation

Redefining Breast Cancer Treatment with Personalized Medicine: HR+ Cases

This educational series seeks to address the management of HR+, TNBC, and HER2+ breast cancer with virtual round-table discussions by expert faculty, using case-based scenarios.
The France Foundation

Exploring the Evolving Landscape in Renal Cell Carcinoma

This education seeks to address the challenges clinicians face in managing advanced RCC, including the need to keep up with new data on all treatment options, selection of therapies on an individual case basis, using the optimal sequence or combination, and effectively managing side effects of all agents.
The France Foundation

DAN-UHMS Fall 2018 Diving and Hyberbaric Medicine Course

This course is designed primarily for physicians. However, emergency medical personnel, paramedics, nurses and professionals, as well as instructors, divemasters and nonmedical, diving-related personnel with an interest in dive medicine may also find the course valuable. The program focuses on diving and hyperbaric medicine with emphasis on the latest scientific literature in the field. The course features lectures, case presentations and support materials as well as both formal and informa...
Divers Alert Network (DAN) and Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS)

Movement Beyond Laxatives: Evolving Pharmacologic Options for IBS-C and CIC

IBS-C and CIC are highly prevalent conditions that negatively impact Quality of Life and pose a significant economic burden on the healthcare system. Because so many patients self-treat the conditions, estimates of the number of Americans that suffer from IBS-C and CIC vary widely ranging from 2% to 27% of the population. Despite the $400 million dollars that are spent on laxatives each year, constipation still accounts for 2.5 million physician visits annually in the U.S. revealing a desperat...
freeCE.com

2018 CURRENTS: Annual Nursing Conference - Savannah

For 35 years, nurses across the nation have chosen CURRENTS as the conference that prepares them for the management of the high-acuity patient. Today’s healthcare providers of every field need a breadth of specialized knowledge, skills and experience to promote patient safety and ensure optimum outcomes. At CURRENTS 2018, a group of select experts will provide attendees with in-depth concepts of patient care along with new technologies that inform and support evidence-based, safe care for th...
MED-ED

Advances in the Multidisciplinary Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC): Strategies for Incorporating Emerging Immunotherapy Treatment Options

Expert faculty, Richard Finn, MD, discusses treatment options and strategies in a case-based approach for two patients who have failed conventional therapies and may be candidates for immunotherapy. The activity features an online virtual patient platform that affords clinicians an opportunity to absorb relevant clinical and evidence-based information. The purpose of the activity is to inform clinicians on integrating immunotherapy into treatment options of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma pa...
ACHL

Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder—Translating Evidence Into Practice

Joachim H. Ix, MD, and Biff Palmer, MD, provide their perspectives on the clinical impact of 8 recently published studies involving the management of patients with Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD). Drs. Palmer and Ix will summarize the latest research developments on the pathogenesis of CKD-MBD and assess the clinical implications of recent data and evidence-based research involving various classes of phosphate binders, as well as calcimimetics and other agents, for t...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Evolving Strategies in the Diagnosis and Management of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

Hear from Dr. Arlene Chapman, Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago and one of the leading experts in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), in this multimedia text article which features videos with expert commentary and animated slides with narration. A case study approach is used to illustrate the latest advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of this rare disease, as well as prediction of disease progression, clinical manifestations, and management. Two clin...
CMEology

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