Preventing HIV Infection With PrEP: Manage This Patient

Part 2: Case-Based Program - Manage This Patient: Preventing HIV Infection With PrEP Assessing HIV risk and PrEP eligibility Pre-PrEP testing and initiation of treatment On-treatment monitoring and adherence/risk-reduction counseling
Integritas Communications

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

Palliative Medicine and End of Life Care, Including Related Topics in Neurology Spain & Portugal Cruise

1. Palliative Care Overview: History, Range of focus and Relation to Hospice Care 2. Advanced Care Directives 3. Pain Management and Palliative Care: Pharmaceutical review and a Review of the Issues of the Opioid Crisis 4. COPD, CHF and ESRD in Palliative Care 5. Patient Driven Voluntary Cessation of Hydration and Nutrition 6. End of Life Symptomology and Management
Continuing Education, Inc

New Drugs 2018

In 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved 59 new drugs – the highest number in more than 10 years – including 19 first-in-class agents. Of the 59 new approvals, 73% received priority review. This issue of The Rx Consultant focuses on the new drugs that may be important additions (including a number of “firsts”) in their therapeutic areas: influenza infection, HIV-1 infection, pneumonia and skin infections, nonmetastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer, endome...
The Rx Consultant

Topics in Primary Care: 2020 Update, including Healthcare Communications and The Team Approach to Patient Care Bahamas Cruise

1. End-of-Life and Advanced Care Planning 2. The New Epidemic of Burnout 3. How to navigate through different Hypertension Guidelines 4. Latest advances in the management of Hyperlipidemia 5. New Medications Update 6. Effective Negotiation (With Patients, staff, colleagues and family!) 7. Working in Highly Functioning Teams 8. Diabetes 2020 Update 9. Update on Communication Skills 10. The Neuroscience of Anger and the Angry Encounter 11. Difficult Conversations 12. The Electronic Me...
Continuing Education, Inc

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Alaska Cruise

1. ETHICS & BIOETHICS 1 Hour 2. REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - Overview of Federal and State Laws 1 Hour 3. ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) versus ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (EMR) 1 Hour 4. END-OF-LIFE DECISIONS - Ethical and Legal Issues 1 Hour 5. FEDERAL AND STATE REGULATION OF PAIN MANAGEMENT 2 Hours
Continuing Education, Inc

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Western Mediterranean Cruise

1. ETHICS & BIOETHICS 1 Hour 2. REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - Overview of Federal and State Laws 1 Hour 3. ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) versus ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (EMR) 1 Hour 4. END-OF-LIFE DECISIONS - Ethical and Legal Issues 1 Hour 5. FEDERAL AND STATE REGULATION OF PAIN MANAGEMENT 2 Hours 6. MEDICAL AND FORENSIC EXPERT WITNESS AND TESTIMONY 1 Hour
Continuing Education, Inc

Applying Choosing Wisely Recommendations

Applying Choosing Wisely® Recommendations is an online education series consisting of three courses that include virtual patients and complementary resources. The goal of the course series is to support A/I professionals in their application of specific Choosing Wisely® recommendations. The recommendations have been set forth by the AAAAI in conjunction with the ABIM Foundation.
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Explaining Current Practices in Food Allergen Labeling to Patients

As treatment options for food allergies are being developed, the only effective measure for patients to avoid harm from food allergies is to carefully read labels and avoid exposure to allergenic food triggers. Labeling laws are in effect in many countries to identify priority food allergens (and related ingredients) in food products. However, proper understanding of labels and risks associated with certain ingredient or label statements remains difficult and accidental exposures to hidden all...
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

AnesthesiaFile

- Affordable CE - 60 credit package - CE as low as $3.75 per credit - Monthly continuing education subscription - Latest findings/trends in the field of Anesthesia - Articles pulled from peer-reviewed medical journals - Digital and downloadable PDF versions are available​ - Accurate and timely reporting of CME/CE credits - AnesthesiaPod™ available
Dannemiller

SPLENDORS OF EGYPT & THE NILE ON UNIWORLD: Sleep Medicine, Dentistry & Effective Planning for Healthy Aging

4-Nights Cairo & 7-Night Nile River Cruise Uncover Egypt’s ancient secrets with PES on this bucket list adventure! Visit iconic landmarks, temples, and monuments and cruise the Nile in a manner once reserved for pharaohs on the brand new S.S. Sphinx. Cruise & Tour Itinerary Highlights: • Gaze upon the mighty ancient Pyramids and the mysterious Sphinx • Wander amongst the towering ruins of the Temple of Karnak, the world’s largest ancient religious complex, and the Temple of Lux...
Professional Education Society

Pharmacology for the Nurse Practitioner

Pharmacology for the Nurse Practitioner provides a basic overview of pharmacology from drug schedules, to pharmacokinetics, to adverse drug reactions and avoiding prescription errors.
Corexcel

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Eastern Caribbean Cruise Co-Provided with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

This series of lectures is designed to educate and update the primary care physician on current hot topics relevant to infectious disease in their office practice. Topics include: ◦Coverage of the newer antibiotics and antivirals used in the US ◦Controversies in pediatric ID (treatment of fever in infants, steroids in meningitis, use of probiotics) ◦Information of identification and treatment of specific pathogens (summertime rashes, MRSA, Lyme, Latent Tuberculosis, influenza) c...
Continuing Education, Inc

Cardiology Essentials and Case Studies Western Mediterranean Cruise Co-Provided with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

Topics: ◦Primary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease ◦Secondary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease ◦Emerging Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Disease ◦Women and Heart Disease ◦Diagnosis & Management of Coronary Heart Disease ◦New Strategies in the Diagnosis & Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndromes ◦Diagnosis & Treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction and its Complications ◦Advances in the Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure ◦Interventional Cardiology: Indicati...
Continuing Education, Inc

Endocrinology: An Update and Refresher for PCPs Alaska Dawes Glacier Cruise Co-Provided with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

Objectives : This seminar will provide a working knowledge of common endocrinological problems. The course will reinforce physiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and management of most major endocrine disorders. The current treatment for these disorders will be developed in sufficient detail to permit independent management or active participation in care with the endocrinologist.
Continuing Education, Inc

Pharmacology: NBCRNA Core Module #2

This program has recognized by the NBCRNA as Pharmacology Core Module for recertification and has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 6.5 Class A CE credits. AANA Code Number 1037157; Exp Date 1/14/2022. Provided by CRNA Today - Educated Hand Publishing, LLC of MI
CRNA Today

Heartburn: Appropriate Use of OTC Medications

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

Human Trafficking: Recognition Signs and Help for Victims

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

Direct-Acting Oral Anticoagulants

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

Managing Chronic Pain

Chronic pain management is a global health priority. Millions of adults (11%-19% of the US population) suffer daily from chronic, noncancer pain. A conservative estimate of the economic burden of pain in the US, including both healthcare costs and lost work productivity, is $560 - $635 billion annually. Most patients use a combination of non-drug approaches and medication to help alleviate pain. Although all drug treatments have risks that must be carefully weighed against the potential benefi...
The Rx Consultant

Cleveland Clinic Nephrology Update (Online & DVD-ROM)

For the first time ever, Meetings By Mail presents Cleveland Clinic’s Nephrology Update. Every year emerging scientific data alters the understanding of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management strategies for patients with kidney disease. An internationally renowned faculty presents the most recent information and expert perspectives on relevant nephrology topics, keeping physicians on the cutting edge of this specialty. Sessions on hypertension, obesity, acute kidney injury, glomerul...
Meetings By Mail®

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

About Suicide in Washington State, 6 units

This course is approved by the Washington State Department of Health. These professions must take a six-hour course on suicide assessment, treatment, and management: nurses, social workers, licensed mental health professionals, marriage and family therapists, naturopaths, osteopathic physicians/surgeons/physician assistants, physicians and physician assistants, psychologists, and retired active licensees. Approval #TRNG.TG.60817428-SUIC. The purpose of this course is to educate healthcare...
ATrain Education Inc.

Fit to Perform: Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace

TARGET AUDIENCE This course is designed to provide continuing education for Florida Nurses and Nurse Practitioners. It fulfills the continuing education requirement for those licensed in the state of Florida. COURSE DESCRIPTION It is an employer responsibility to address any behaviors or situations that compromise workplace safety. The immediate manager or supervisor is generally assigned this responsibility. The manager or supervisor must consider job duties and job expectations and then...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Time Sensitive Issues: Stroke, STEMI, Sepsis (eLearning)

This seminar is designed for all healthcare professionals caring for the adult hospitalized patient. The focus of the presentation is rapid assessment, triage and treatment of the three most time sensitive emergencies for the hospitalized adult. Acute myocardial infarction (STEMI), stroke and sepsis are now the “golden hour” emergencies that require rapid identification, diagnostic testing and treatment for improved survival. This program will address the process of moving the patient quic...
MED-ED

Time Sensitive Issues: Stroke, STEMI, Sepsis (DVD-ROM)

This seminar is designed for all healthcare professionals caring for the adult hospitalized patient. The focus of the presentation is rapid assessment, triage and treatment of the three most time sensitive emergencies for the hospitalized adult. Acute myocardial infarction (STEMI), stroke and sepsis are now the “golden hour” emergencies that require rapid identification, diagnostic testing and treatment for improved survival. This program will address the process of moving the patient quic...
MED-ED

TCRN Exam Review (eLearning)

This trauma certification review course is designed and developed to prepare nurses specializing in trauma care to take the TCRN Examination. This review course provides topics featured on the examination such as neurotrauma, chest, abdominal, extremity and wound, injury prevention and professional issues in trauma nursing. It also provides hints throughout the course on test-taking skills. Program Learning Outcomes This program prepares the learner to: 1. State the assessment, manageme...
MED-ED

TCRN Exam Review (DVD-ROM)

This trauma certification review course is designed and developed to prepare nurses specializing in trauma care to take the TCRN Examination. This review course provides topics featured on the examination such as neurotrauma, chest, abdominal, extremity and wound, injury prevention and professional issues in trauma nursing. It also provides hints throughout the course on test-taking skills. Program Learning Outcomes This program prepares the learner to: 1. State the assessment, manageme...
MED-ED

Neonatal Intensive Care Exam Review (eLearning)

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

Rapid Response: Avoiding Failure to Rescue (eLearning)

This comprehensive day course will provide the bedside nurse and members of the Rapid Response Team (RRT) with the tools necessary to recognize clinical deterioration and avert failure to rescue. The course will begin with an overview of the Rapid Response System (RRS) and the subsequent development of an RRT. This is followed by an overview of the roles for the bedside caregiver and members of the RRT. Detailed scenarios will be presented that will challenge the attendee to critically think t...
MED-ED

Rapid Response: Avoiding Failure to Rescue (DVD-ROM)

This comprehensive day course will provide the bedside nurse and members of the Rapid Response Team (RRT) with the tools necessary to recognize clinical deterioration and avert failure to rescue. The course will begin with an overview of the Rapid Response System (RRS) and the subsequent development of an RRT. This is followed by an overview of the roles for the bedside caregiver and members of the RRT. Detailed scenarios will be presented that will challenge the attendee to critically think t...
MED-ED

Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Exam Review (eLearning)

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

Neonatal Intensive Care Exam Review (DVD-ROM)

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

Pain Management Nursing Exam Review (eLearning)

This course will prepare the nurse experienced in pain management to successfully complete the exam. The course provides information for the pain management nurse, covering each of the topics on the test plan along with information on the pathophysiology of pain transmission, pain terminology and assessment of pain interventions, including the ethical issues in pain management. Program Learning Outcomes This program prepares the learner to: 1. Develop an understanding of the normal pain...
MED-ED

Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Exam Review (eLearning)

This course will review test content outline and the associated competencies to prepare for the National Certification Corporation (NCC) certification examination in Inpatient Obstetric Nursing. Elements of the examination will be discussed, followed by a review of the content. The major components include disease processes during pregnancy, fetal evaluation, labor physiology, obstetric procedures, complications of labor and delivery, and postpartum and neonatal assessments. Program Learnin...
MED-ED

Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Exam Review (DVD-ROM)

This course will review test content outline and the associated competencies to prepare for the National Certification Corporation (NCC) certification examination in Inpatient Obstetric Nursing. Elements of the examination will be discussed, followed by a review of the content. The major components include disease processes during pregnancy, fetal evaluation, labor physiology, obstetric procedures, complications of labor and delivery, and postpartum and neonatal assessments. Program Learnin...
MED-ED

Electronic Fetal Monitoring Exam Review (eLearning)

This course will review the test content outline and associated competencies to prepare for the National Certification Corporation (NCC) subspecialty examination in electronic fetal monitoring (EFM). Content will include fetal heart monitoring (FHM) pattern recognition and interpretation using definitions of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD); review of the physiology of maternal-fetal oxygenation and other factors impacting on the neuro...
MED-ED

Electronic Fetal Monitoring Exam Review (DVD-ROM)

This course will review the test content outline and associated competencies to prepare for the National Certification Corporation (NCC) subspecialty examination in electronic fetal monitoring (EFM). Content will include fetal heart monitoring (FHM) pattern recognition and interpretation using definitions of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD); review of the physiology of maternal-fetal oxygenation and other factors impacting on the neuro...
MED-ED

Everything Cardiac (DVD-ROM)

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

Conquering Lab Interpretation (DVD-ROM)

No matter what your area of expertise, no field in medicine spends enough time training you for lab interpretation. Join us as we conquer the interpretation of lab findings to help you gain the clues you need to provide better care to your patients. What we understand, we can then use to set up the plan of the day, to progress the patient towards good outcomes and to predict the next step in the treatment goal. Data collection and understanding are important steps in the development of critica...
MED-ED

Conquering Lab Interpretation (eLearning)

No matter what your area of expertise, no field in medicine spends enough time training you for lab interpretation. Join us as we conquer the interpretation of lab findings to help you gain the clues you need to provide better care to your patients. What we understand, we can then use to set up the plan of the day, to progress the patient towards good outcomes and to predict the next step in the treatment goal. Data collection and understanding are important steps in the development of critica...
MED-ED

CCRN® Exam Review (Pediatric) (eLearning)

Critical care nurses are seeing patients with more severe and complex healthcare needs, which requires nurses to be more proficient and clinically competent. Nursing certification is considered the standard by which regulatory agencies and the public recognize quality nursing care. The purpose of this review is to assist the participant in preparing for the Pediatric CCRN Exam. This course preparation will use a systems approach to review the essential aspects of nursing care in the Pediatr...
MED-ED

CCRN® Exam Review (Pediatric) (DVD-ROM)

Critical care nurses are seeing patients with more severe and complex healthcare needs, which requires nurses to be more proficient and clinically competent. Nursing certification is considered the standard by which regulatory agencies and the public recognize quality nursing care. The purpose of this review is to assist the participant in preparing for the Pediatric CCRN Exam. This course preparation will use a systems approach to review the essential aspects of nursing care in the Pediatr...
MED-ED

PCCN® Q & A

Designed with You in Mind Reinforce your PCCN Exam test preparation with 200 multiple-choice questions based on the actual exam and complete rationale for each answer. Practice taking an exam and apply test-taking strategies to quickly determine which areas require further study. The answers, rationale and testable nursing actions, organized by system, follow the current 2013 PCCN Exam Blueprint. Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. What is PCCN? 3. Benefits of Certification 4. Eli...
MED-ED

Medical Surgical Q & A

Designed with You in Mind Reinforce your Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam test preparation with 200 multiple-choice questions based on the actual exam and complete rationale for each answer. Practice taking an exam and apply test-taking strategies to quickly determine which areas require further study. The answers and rationale, organized by system, follow ANCC and MSNCB exam blueprint. Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. What is Medical-Surgical Nursing? 3. Benefits of Certification ...
MED-ED

CNRN® Q & A

Designed with You in Mind Reinforce your CNRN Exam test preparation with 200 multiple-choice questions based on the actual exam and complete rationale for each answer. Practice taking an exam and apply test-taking strategies to quickly determine which areas require further study. The answers, rationale and testable nursing actions, organized by system, follow the current CNRN Exam Blueprint. Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. What is CNRN? 3. Benefits of Certification 4. Eligibil...
MED-ED

Advances in Multiple Sclerosis (AIMS) Primer: Third Edition

The third edition of the Advances in Multiple Sclerosis Primer provides an educational experience featuring interactive cases and expert faculty commentary on a variety of MS topics. The content contains many recent updates to the second edition, as well as new sections including diagnosis and continuity of care.
The France Foundation

Smoking Cessation For the Busy Clinician

More than 50 years after the landmark 1964 Surgeon General’s Report on the health consequences of smoking, an estimated 15% of adult Americans still smoke. Smoking remains the leading cause of preventable death in the United States – accounting for 480,000 deaths per year (1 of every 5). People who quit smoking greatly reduce their risk for tobacco-related diseases, including cancer, heart disease, and lung disease, while also increasing life expectancy and improving quality of life. Each ...
The Rx Consultant

Pharmacy Law: Regulatory Developments Affecting Pharmacy Practice

The past few years have seen a number of legislative and regulatory changes at the federal level; both with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). This article will address key changes impacting pharmacy practice in the areas of compounding, drug supply chain security, biosimilars, and the regulation of controlled substances in order to prevent diversion and abuse. The passage of the Drug Quality and Security Act of 2013 (DQSA) updates the Fede...
The Rx Consultant

Osteoarthritis Management

Osteoarthritis (OA) – also called degenerative joint disease – is the most common chronic joint condition, affecting about 27 million Americans. The resulting pain, stiffness, and swelling can affect mobility, productivity, and quality of life. While no treatment has been shown to slow the progression of joint damage, a combination of non-drug interventions and drug therapy can be used to manage symptoms and improve mobility. Resistance exercise, weight loss, and psychosocial interventi...
The Rx Consultant

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