Individualizing LDL-C Targets in High-Risk Patients

This CME-accredited CME Snapshot™ seven-part series is intended for interventional cardiologists, other cardiologists, lipidologists, endocrinologists, and other diabetologist physicians involved in the ongoing management of patients with persistent hypercholesterolemia. During these activities, expert faculty will participate in a series of interactive discussions on the latest evidence and their clinical experience managing patients with persistently elevated low-density lipoprotein choles...
Integritas Communications

Differential Diagnosis Multidisciplinary Management, and Patient Engagement (Module 4)

This CME-accredited CME Snapshot™ four-part series is intended for primary care providers, including internists, family physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants involved in the ongoing management of patients with severe asthma. The faculty will review freely available patient- and caregiver-directed educational resources that seek to improve shared decision-making and multidisciplinary care.
Integritas Communications

Patient Engagement Via Open Communication (Module 3)

This CME-accredited CME Snapshot™ four-part series is intended for primary care providers, including internists, family physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants involved in the ongoing management of patients with severe asthma. The faculty will review freely available patient- and caregiver-directed educational resources that seek to improve shared decision-making and multidisciplinary care.
Integritas Communications

Identifying Cases of Severe Asthma (Module 2)

This CME-accredited CME Snapshot™ four-part series is intended for primary care providers, including internists, family physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants involved in the ongoing management of patients with severe asthma. The faculty will review freely available patient- and caregiver-directed educational resources that seek to improve shared decision-making and multidisciplinary care.
Integritas Communications

Ask the Experts: Identifying the Needs of Patients with Severe Asthma (Module 1)

This CME-accredited CME Snapshot™ four-part series is intended for primary care providers, including internists, family physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants involved in the ongoing management of patients with severe asthma. The faculty will review freely available patient- and caregiver-directed educational resources that seek to improve shared decision-making and multidisciplinary care.
Integritas Communications

Long-Term Monitoring Of Patients Treated With Intrathecal Analgesics (Module 4)

This CME-accredited CME/CE Snapshot™ four-part series is intended for pain specialists, pain management nurses, and other clinicians who manage patients treated with intrathecally delivered analgesics for chronic pain. The faculty will also review freely available patient- and caregiver-directed educational resources that seek to improve shared decision-making.
Integritas Communications

Initiating Intrathecal Therapy For Patients With Severe Chronic Pain (Module 3)

This CME-accredited CME/CE Snapshot™ four-part series is intended for pain specialists, pain management nurses, and other clinicians who manage patients treated with intrathecally delivered analgesics for chronic pain. The faculty will also review freely available patient- and caregiver-directed educational resources that seek to improve shared decision-making.
Integritas Communications

Selecting Patients Who May Benefit From Intrathecal Drug Delivery For Severe Chronic Pain (Module 2)

This CME-accredited CME/CE Snapshot™ four-part series is intended for pain specialists, pain management nurses, and other clinicians who manage patients treated with intrathecally delivered analgesics for chronic pain. The faculty will also review freely available patient- and caregiver-directed educational resources that seek to improve shared decision-making.
Integritas Communications

Overview of Intrathecal Therapy For Chronic Pain (Module 1)

This CME-accredited CME/CE Snapshot™ four-part series is intended for pain specialists, pain management nurses, and other clinicians who manage patients treated with intrathecally delivered analgesics for chronic pain. The faculty will also review freely available patient- and caregiver-directed educational resources that seek to improve shared decision-making.
Integritas Communications

Practical Recommendations for Noninsulin Injectable Therapies (Module 4 of 4)

This CME-accredited CME Snapshot™ four-part series is intended for endocrinologists, primary care providers (PCPs), and other health care providers involved in the identification, evaluation, and treatment of patients with T2DM. During these activities, two expert faculty will participate in a series of interactive discussions on recent evidence related to glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs). The faculty will also review freely available patient- and caregiver directed educ...
Integritas Communications

Overcoming Barriers to Injectable Noninsulin Therapies (Module 3 of 4)

This CME-accredited CME Snapshot™ four-part series is intended for endocrinologists, primary care providers (PCPs), and other health care providers involved in the identification, evaluation, and treatment of patients with T2DM. During these activities, two expert faculty will participate in a series of interactive discussions on recent evidence related to glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs). The faculty will also review freely available patient- and caregiver directed educ...
Integritas Communications

Reducing Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with T2DM (Module 2 of 4)

This CME-accredited CME Snapshot™ four-part series is intended for endocrinologists, primary care providers (PCPs), and other health care providers involved in the identification, evaluation, and treatment of patients with T2DM. During these activities, two expert faculty will participate in a series of interactive discussions on recent evidence related to glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs). The faculty will also review freely available patient- and caregiver directed educ...
Integritas Communications

Emergency Triage: Assess & Intervene - Cloquet

This intense one-day review will cover one of the most critical assignments for the ED nurse: triage. This program will review gathering a patient’s history, assessment skills and critical thinking. This course is designed to provide participants with a review of systems and discuss common emergencies for each system. Interactive triage case studies will challenge even the most seasoned nurses. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES This program prepares the learner to: 1. Describe the benefits of...
MED-ED

Best Practice Approaches to Prior Authorization for Your Patients with IBD: A Three-Part Series for Improving Processes and Success Rates

Much of the national healthcare debate is centered around gaining insurance coverage for more Americans, but individuals with chronic diseases know their issue is not always about having coverage – it is gaining access to treatment within their insurance coverage. Prior authorization (PA) interactions with health insurance companies can be frustrating, taking a heavy toll on clinical workflow, staff time, and patient care. Inefficient PA processes put patients with IBD at risk for poor outco...
CME Outfitters

A Team Approach to Improving Outcomes in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Clinicians, Patients, and Digital Health Coaches

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting over 1.3 million Americans and approximately 1% of the global population.1 Many treatment options are available to treat RA, and these agents may be used as monotherapy, as sequential treatment strategies, or as combination treatment. To successfully treat patients with RA, clinicians must be aware of the various treatment strategies outlined in the ACR guidelines and clinical evidence that supports these treat-to-target app...
CME Outfitters

Optimizing Immunosuppression, Precision Medicine, and Big Data: The Required Path for Innovation in Transplantation

The optimization of immunosuppression is an important modifiable risk factor that can have a positive impact on long-term outcomes in transplantation. Breakthroughs in transplant procedures and the development of more effective immunosuppressive therapies have improved patient outcomes, with short-term survival rates over 80%. However, by five years post-transplant, up to 25% of patients have returned to dialysis, and 50% of all grafts fail within 10 years. Emerging literature that supports mi...
CME Outfitters

A Better Look at Rheumatoid Arthritis: Using Imaging to Improve Patient Outcomes

This CME-accredited Point-of-Care 201™ program is intended for rheumatologists and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). During the video activity, two expert rheumatologists will translate the latest guidelines and clinical trial data into practical recommendations on the use of imaging modalities for the assessment of patients with RA. Topics will include reviews of various imaging techniques, use of ultrasonography to examine synovial infl...
Integritas Communications

Real-World Issues in HIV Prevention & Treatment: The Critical Role of the Community Pharmacist

HIV incidence in the United States has recently declined, while advances in antiretroviral therapy (ART) have improved the longevity and quality of life of many people living with HIV.1,2 Nevertheless, opportunities to expand the capacity for HIV prevention and management abound. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued updated guidance on HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for certain high-risk cohorts.3-5 Additionally, evidence-based guidelines related to HIV testing a...
Integritas Communications

Precision Medicine in Ankylosing Spondylitis: Fine-tuning Diagnosis and Treatment

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic, inflammatory arthritis that affects the axial skeleton. Due to an aging population, declining number of rheumatologists, and limited access to care, care for patients with AS is suboptimal and it is critically important that primary care can optimally recognize and manage these patients. AS is challenging to diagnose and has a 5-10 year delay in diagnosis, the longest diagnostic delay among rheumatic diseases. Studies have shown that patients with shor...
CME Outfitters

Management of Patients With Virologic Suppression: Evaluating Switching Strategies of Today and Tomorrow

This CME/CE-accredited CME Snapshot™ four-part series is intended for infectious disease physicians and other clinicians who manage patients with HIV. During these activities, expert faculty will participate in a series of interactive discussions on the latest evidence and their clinical experience managing patients with HIV.
Integritas Communications

From Pathways to PROs: Translating the Latest Evidence for Current and Emerging JAK Inhibitors to Clinical Practice

Current therapeutic approaches for RA rely on disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) as well as on biologic therapeutics that target tumor necrosis factor (TNF), interleukin-6 (IL-6), and T cell activation or that eliminate CD20+ B cells. These treatments have limitations, such as waning efficacy over time, side effects, and dosing inconvenience. Clinicians need to be aware of what other treatment options exist or are emerging. Further, rheumatology clinicians often face challenges in ...
CME Outfitters

Initiating HIV Therapy: Are We Now in an Integrase-Based World?

This CME/CE-accredited CME Snapshot™ four-part series is intended for infectious disease physicians and other clinicians who manage patients with HIV. During these activities, expert faculty will participate in a series of interactive discussions on the latest evidence and their clinical experience managing patients with HIV.
Integritas Communications

The PROMIS® of Improved Bone Health in Older Adults

A bone-healthy lifestyle includes a diet that is rich in vitamins and nutrients, regular exercise, and avoidance of smoking and excessive alcohol intake. This, along with essential nutrients calcium and vitamin D, contribute to optimal bone health. Inadequate dietary intake of calcium and vitamin D for long periods of time can cause osteopenia, which can lead to osteoporosis as well as placing individuals at risk for falls and fractures. Fragility fractures due to osteoporosis have far-reachin...
CME Outfitters

Longitudinally Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis (Module 3)

This CME/CE-accredited CME Snapshot™ series of educational videos has been created for rheumatologists and other clinicians involved in treating patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). During each 15-minute activity, two expert rheumatologists focus on a specific aspect of long-term RA management, including practical advice on implementing international treat-to-target guidelines as well as the mechanistic profiles and clinical evidence for therapies designed to inhibit signaling via interl...
Integritas Communications

The Changing Architecture of HIV Care Review of Novel Agents and Approaches

This CME/CE-accredited CME Snapshot™ four-part series is intended for infectious disease physicians and other clinicians who manage patients with HIV. During these activities, expert faculty will participate in a series of interactive discussions on the latest evidence and their clinical experience managing patients with HIV.
Integritas Communications

Clinical Issues in Chronic Pain: Debates and Discussions About Therapeutically Targeting Nerve Growth Factor Signaling

Chronic pain affects 100 million Americans and has significant health and socioeconomic repercussions.1 Appropriate pain management can improve patient quality of life and overall outcomes and also reduce health care costs.1 Although nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and opioids are often prescribed to manage chronic pain, both analgesic classes are associated with risks and are not appropriate for all patients.2-4 The search for additional treatment options with novel mechanisms o...
Integritas Communications

Evaluations And Treatment of Virologic Failure: Emerging Concepts

This CME/CE-accredited CME Snapshot™ four-part series is intended for infectious disease physicians and other clinicians who manage patients with HIV. During these activities, expert faculty will participate in a series of interactive discussions on the latest evidence and their clinical experience managing patients with HIV.
Integritas Communications

Clinical Issues in Severe Asthma: Debates and Discussions About Personalizing Patient Management

An outsized proportion of asthma-related morbidity and mortality is borne by the 5% to 15% of affected patients who have severe forms of the disease.1,2 These patients suffer from poorly controlled symptoms and frequent exacerbations, often despite daily treatment with high-dose inhaled corticosteroids and other long-acting controller medications.1,2 Ongoing research has elucidated key pathophysiologic processes and other clinical parameters related to asthma severity and persistence.2,3 In ma...
Integritas Communications

Clinical Issues in Atopic Dermatitis: Debates and Discussions About Managing Moderate-to-Severe Disease

In this Clinical Issues™ program, expert faculty will review the pathophysiologic underpinnings of atopic dermatitis, best practices for comprehensive patient evaluations and the clinical profiles of systemic treatment options, including biology therapy, for patients with moderate-to-severe disease. The panel of recognized experts will translate the latest published evidence into actionable recommendations for individualized patient care. Participants are sure to leave this lively and engagi...
Integritas Communications

Targeting EGFR Mutation-positive NSCLC: Critical Advances in Care

New developments in the role of mutations in the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene are transforming the understanding of how NSCLC progresses as a disease. This insight has enabled NSCLC to evolve from an untreatable disease to one where a number of novel therapeutic options are available, and individualized treatment regimens are now offered to optimize care. This digital flipbook includes pertinent data and video insights into new and practice-changing therapy in the setting of...
ACHL

Optimizing Patient-Clinician Communication

This CME-accredited CME Snapshot™ educational series is intended for primary care clinicians and other health care providers involved in the ongoing management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Within each focused activity, an expert pulmonologist and a primary care educator discuss best practices for a specific aspect of managing patients with COPD, including monitoring the disease course over time, maximizing patient function, and individualizing treatment regi...
Integritas Communications

Clinical Issues in Atopic Dermatitis: Discussions and Debates About Managing Moderate-to-Severe Disease

Atopic dermatitis is a common, chronic inflammatory disease that manifests primarily in the skin, although research has uncovered potential deleterious effects in other organ systems throughout the body.1,2 The multifactorial biopsychosocial burdens of atopic dermatitis often markedly reduce patients’ quality of life, particularly in those with moderate-to-severe disease.3,4 A better understanding of atopic dermatitis etiology has supported the development of new approaches to disease charac...
Integritas Communications

Hot Topics in Dyslipidemia: From the 2018 American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions

This CME-accredited CME Snapshot™ seven-part series is intended for interventional cardiologists, other cardiologists, lipidologists, endocrinologists, and other diabetologist physicians involved in the ongoing management of patients with persistent hypercholesterolemia. During these activities, expert faculty will participate in a series of interactive discussions on the latest evidence and their clinical experience managing patients with persistently elevated low-density lipoprotein choles...
Integritas Communications

Value-Based HIV Formularies: Optimizing Use of Clinical Evidence & Pharmacoeconomic Models in Managed Care

Over the last 3 decades, ongoing advances in antiretroviral therapy (ART) for patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have improved outcomes across a diverse range of cohorts and clinical circumstances .1,2 As new data comparing existing drug regimens are published and new medications become available, HIV formularies must be periodically reviewed and adjusted to reflect both the evolving clinical evidence and various nonclinical parameters.3 Broad-based pharmacoeconomic asse...
Integritas Communications

Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting as a Barrier to Good Patient Outcomes

Oncology nursing professionals play a key role in the care of patients receiving chemotherapy. However, to do so, they require access to the most recent clinical information and guidance, the latest developments in CINV therapy, and expanded knowledge of CINV pathophysiology. In addition, oncology nursing professionals need continuing education focused on appropriate screening in order to better identify patients at risk of CINV before chemotherapy begins and develop the skills to undertake a ...
American Academy of CME

Crucial Conversations in Oncology Nursing: Management Considerations for the AML Patient

The landscape of AML treatment is evolving and newer targeted agents may improve outcomes for selected subgroups of patients. Oncology nursing professionals provide disease and treatment information, manage adverse effects, and offer emotional support. Knowledge of the key management issues for patients with AML is critical in fulfilling this role. Patients receiving both standard chemotherapy and newer agents need to be monitored for, and educated about, the risk of infection, bleeding and po...
American Academy of CME

New Considerations in Diabetes Management

This issue highlights the use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems, sodiumglucose transport protein-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, newer insulin formulations, and the expert guideline recommendations focused on individualization of therapy. In 2017, the Centers for Disease Control reported that over 30 million people in the US (~10% of the population) have diabetes, including 7.2 million who are undiagnosed. The total estimated cost of diagnosed diabetes in the US was $327 billion in 201...
The Rx Consultant

Treat-to-Target and Targeted Therapy: The Evolving State of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patient Care

The complex and varied nature of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and the absence of standard therapeutic options beyond corticosteroids and systemic immunosuppressive therapy make managing this disease an extreme clinical challenge. Achieving disease remission yields positive long-term outcomes, but only 2%–7% of patients reach this goal—and then only after long-term treatment. Recent clinical findings have demonstrated that, for patients with moderate to severe SLE, combining targeted ...
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and RedMedEd

Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Exam Review - Duluth

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

Suturing

Practice various suturing techniques using pigskin, including simple and straight lacerations, deep-layer closure, skin closures, and tying knots using hand and instrument ties. This course is geared toward beginners and those wishing to refresh their suturing skills. Contact Hours: 5 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Update in Respiratory Nursing

Join the Update in Nursing I course for this half-day review of respiratory nursing. Class covers the core competencies in Respiratory. Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/bc-web/schools/cson/academics/continuing-education/all-course-listings.html
Boston College

Update in Neurology

Join the Update in Nursing I course for this half-day review of Neurology. Class covers the core competencies in Neurology. Visit our site for more information: http://www.bc.edu/bc-web/schools/cson/academics/continuing-education/all-course-listings.html
Boston College

Update in Cardiac Nursing

Join the Update in Nursing I course for this one-day cardiac nursing content review. Class covers the core competencies in cardiac nursing. http://www.bc.edu/bc-web/schools/cson/academics/continuing-education/all-course-listings.html
Boston College

Update in Antibiotics

Join the Update in Nursing I course for this half-day antibiotics content review. Class covers core competencies in antimicrobial therapy. http://www.bc.edu/bc-web/schools/cson/academics/continuing-education/all-course-listings.html
Boston College

Transitioning into a Career in Clinical Research

This course deals with the challenges related to managing change associated with career transition. Understand the clinical research field as well as your career strengths, career interests and values. In addition, focus on your uniqueness and its value to yourself and the market place. Identify transferable skills and accomplishments that can be used in clinical research. Learn from clinical research experts how to market yourself and how to enter the clinical research arena. Pre/co-requis...
Boston College

Suturing

Practice various suturing techniques using pigskin, including simple and straight lacerations, deep-layer closure, skin closures, and tying knots using hand and instrument ties. This course is geared toward beginners and those wishing to refresh their suturing skills. Contact Hours: 5 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Hot Topics in MS Nursing Care: Highlights From the 2018 Linda Morgante Program

This enduring activity features several short modules highlighting hot topics in MS nursing care presented at the 10th Annual Linda Morgante MS Nurse Leadership Program in Nashville, Tennessee in May 2018.
ACHL

Expert Perspectives on New Guidelines and Approaches to Reduce Risk in Patients with C. difficile

In this CME video-based interview, Dr. David Binion will review the 2017 IDSA/SHEA guidelines for the treatment of initial and recurrent episodes of C. difficile. Dr. Binion will discuss data that informed the guidelines and the clinical implications of the guidelines. A patient will also provide her perspectives on experiencing several episodes of recurrent C. difficile. This is the first in a series of three educational activities on CDI to be released in 2018.
ACHL

Partnering with Patients to Navigate the Complexities of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Put your knowledge to the test with the IPF Formative Assessment! Challenge yourself with this self-paced interactive assessment designed to sharpen your knowledge and competency in the diagnosis and management of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. The Formative Assessment platform profiles individual learning needs related to the management of IPF and recommends personalized education to meet each learner’s unique needs. This activity consists of three modules, each taking approximately 15 ...
ACHL

Treating Tardive Dyskinesia: Clinical Challenges and Patient Perspectives

This Clinical Commentary consists of an HD video roundtable discussion with two leading expert psychiatrists in the field, who participate in a panel discussion of tardive dyskinesia (TD) as a widespread and undertreated condition in psychiatric populations, as well as the importance of evidence-based differential diagnostics, newly approved therapeutics for treatment of the condition, and strategies for both personalized and improved patient care. This activity additionally includes an interv...
ACHL

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