JAK Inhibitors in the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis

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

Long-term Cardiovascular Outcomes Trials With PCKS9 Inhibitors

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

Novel Nonstatin 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

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

Infectious Diseases in Adults 2019

State-of-the-art approaches to prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases This comprehensive Harvard Medical School CME program—one of the highest-rated HMS CME courses--ensures attendees are current with state-of-the-art approaches to prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. Updates, best practices and new guidelines are presented by nationally recognized ID experts and master clinicians. Education is practical and results driven: • Strateg...
Harvard Medical School

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

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

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

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

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

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

Managing Psoriasis

This issue will bring you up to date on the impact of Psoriasis and recent developments in drug therapy. Key Takeaways: • Psoriasis is recognized as an immunemediated, chronic, systemic inflammatory condition. • About 80% of patients with mild to moderate psoriasis can be managed well with topical medications. • Corticosteroids are the cornerstone of topical therapy. Psoriasis is the most common autoimmune condition in the US, affecting 7.5 million people. It is a complex, geneti...
The Rx Consultant

Influenza Update

This issue provides key information on influenza vaccines and antiviral medications for the 2018-2019 flu season, including precautions, side effects, and use in special populations. Influenza (commonly referred to as “the flu”) is a contagious viral infection of the respiratory tract (eg, nose, throat, and lungs). Influenza viruses are primarily spread by respiratory transmission – through droplets from coughing or sneezing. The circulation of influenza viruses varies geographically,...
The Rx Consultant

Shared Decision Making and Improved Patient Participation in PAH Care: Strategies for Community and Specialist Practitioners

In this digital Q&A interview, expert faculty Dan Schuller, MD provides his perspective on collaborative strategies between provider and patient to increase PAH treatment adherence and improve PAH outcomes via shared clinical decision making. A current PAH patient will also share her experience with diagnosis and related patient insights on shared decision making.
ACHL

Novel Therapeutic Options in PAH: Addressing Complex Cases and Emerging Research

In this video-based interview, Dan Schuller, MD reviews emerging management and therapeutic models for PAH treatment. Dr. Schuller addresses adverse therapeutic events, strategies for complex PAH cases, and related clinical trial data for both current and emerging PAH therapies. He additionally discusses advanced-practice strategies related to PAH disease classification, risk stratification, and therapeutic selection criteria, especially for complex PAH cases.
ACHL

Sterile Compounding: Hand Hygiene, Garbing, and Fingertip Sampling - 2018 Update

This activity has been updated and renewed with a new ACPE number for participants to complete beginning August 1, 2018. Pharmacist need to have a basic understanding of how to properly prepare a sterile products as to not cause harm to their patients. They must learn to gown appropriately and take validation measures to ensure their technique is appropriate and final product is sterile. The current practice methods range from excellent to mediocre in following along with these USP guideli...
MCPHS University

Sterile Compounding: Product Sterility Testing & Final Release Checks of CSPs - 2018 Update

This activity has been updated and renewed with a new ACPE number for participants to complete beginning August 1, 2018. Based on the previous outcomes from the NECC and the MA Board of Pharmacy's decision to increase Continuing Education Credits in the compounding area of pharmacy practice, this course hopes to provide insight in the importance of Sterile Compounding based on USP . Currently many pharmacies follow the guidelines, however each institution may be at a different point in upd...
MCPHS University

Alzheimers Disease: Current and Emerging Treatments

Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, and the fifth leading cause of death for those 65 years and older. It is estimated that 5.7 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer’s in 2018. By 2025, the number of people 65 and older affected by this disease is expected to reach 7.1 million. Without the development of medical breakthroughs, this number will increase to 13.8 million by 2050. There are many barriers and challenges to treatment of ...
MCPHS University

A Pharmacist's Role in Chronic Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders diagnosed in both primary care and specialty clinics today. A variety of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapy options exist to alleviate manifestations and symptoms associated with IBS. Even though IBS is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders, the causes of this chronic disorder are not well understood. Therefore, it may be challenging for pharmacists to separate causative ideology and tailor ...
MCPHS University

Non-Sterile Compounding 2018 Update - Part 2: Best Practices and Good Documentation Practices

This activity has been updated and renewed with a new ACPE number for participants to complete beginning July 2, 2018. Compounding is an integral part of pharmacy practice and is essential to the provision of healthcare. In response to numerous tragic patient outcomes, a result of the lack of attention to the main principles of USP 795, the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy has implemented new credit requirements for those pharmacists engaging in or overseeing complex non-ster...
MCPHS University

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