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

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

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Continuing Education, Inc

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

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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

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

Thrombosis and Thromboembolism 2018

Offered only once every 3 years, this special Harvard Medical School CME course provides a comprehensive review of the most important changes and advances impacting the care of patients who have—or are at risk for—thrombosis and thromboembolism. Updates in diagnosis, treatment and prevention are provided by world-renowned experts and Harvard Medical School’s leading clinical faculty. The curriculum includes: • New options for testing and diagnosis of thrombotic disorders • Importan...
Harvard Medical School Global and Continuing Education

Tenth Annual PA's Guide to the Musculoskeletal Galaxy

For a decade, PAs have turned to this engaging course to elevate their skills and knowledge of critical topics across the orthopaedic specialties. Faculty share their expertise from injuries to the spine, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand to hip, knee, ankle and foot. Small breakout sessions on common radiology cases, physical exam techniques, and management of fractures in the ER engage participants in an interactive learning experience. Plus, participate in options hands-on pre-course works...
American Academy of PAs

AAOS/POSNA Pediatric Sports and Trauma: Leading Edge Surgical Techniques and Innovations

Build your skills and gain valuable hands-on training for sports and traumatic injuries in children and adolescents. Learn to manage sports injuries including ACL tears, elbow osteochondritis, and patellofemoral problems, as well as minimally-invasive treatment methods for trauma injuries including complex femur and elbow fractures. Course highlights include: • Hot Topics - Pediatric ACL, elbow fractures, elbow arthroscopy, femur fractures, patellofemoral reconstruction, anterolateral li...
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Surgical Leadership Program

Certificate Program for Executive Skills Development and High-Impact Leadership, Inside and Outside the Operating Room The Surgical Leadership Program is the Harvard Medical School post-graduate certificate program for surgeons seeking to step into and succeed in leadership positions and acquire skills needed to excel as heads of departments, divisions, projects, and institutions at large. Participants learn directly from Harvard’s leading faculty across all areas influencing surgical lead...
Harvard Medical School Global and Continuing Education

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)

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

Maternal-Fetal Imaging 2019: Advances in OB-GYN Ultrasound

Sharpen your imaging and diagnostic skills at this annual advanced OB-GYN ultrasound three-day CME conference. Hone your ability to accurately detect anomalies in a variety of screening scenarios, including complicated and high risk situations. Using both lecture and case-based approaches, faculty will cover imaging and diagnosis of abnormalities of critical fetal anatomical structures, with special emphasis on cardiac imaging. Obstetrical imaging during all phases of pregnancy will be also...
World Class CME

National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium 2018

The National Diagnostic Imaging Symposium is an annual conference that has built a solid reputation among radiologists for its practical yet forward-thinking curriculum, as well as the high caliber of its faculty. This conference is designed to improve the medical knowledge and skills of community radiologists who are called on to be well-versed in a variety of radiology sub-specialties and body systems. The course will focus on emerging medical techniques, information and technologies, curr...
World Class CME

Best of the Big Apple OB-GYN Ultrasound 2018

Held annually in New York City, the Best of the Big Apple OB-GYN Ultrasound conference is an accredited three day exploration of the most relevant and up-do-date OB-GYN Ultrasound information for providers who require honed ultrasound skills to manage complicated cases. This course is designed for physicians and sonographers in the fields of gynecologic and obstetric imaging, as well as residents in obstetrics and gynecology, or radiology, and fellows in maternal-fetal medicine. This cours...
World Class CME

Breast Ultrasound with Tom Stavros: Diagnosis, Screening, Staging, Biomarkers and Niche Applications

Updated throughout for 2018, this well-received comprehensive course on breast ultrasound, with an emphasis on a new classification system on breast cancer, “non”-mass ultrasound findings, a look at causes of false negative BI-RADS 3 classifications, and new ways of classifying breast nodules that can help objectively assign BI-RADS 4 subcategories and improve ultrasound’s ability to serve as a biomarker. In addition to faculty panel discussions with audience participation, there will be...
World Class CME

Fetal and Women's Imaging 2018: Advanced OB-GYN Ultrasound

World Class CME is again proud to host the annual Fetal and Women’s Imaging conference in Seattle, Washington. Benefit from the newest information in the field of ultrasound and gather the shiniest pearls of wisdom from our expert faculty. For those professionals who need detailed knowledge beyond routine fetal screening, this course teaches imaging during first, second and third trimesters, with an in-depth focus on screening each fetal body system. Many lessons are presented using a pra...
World Class CME

INSULIN AND INJECTABLE THERAPY: POSTERS AND ABSTRACTS FROM SAN DIEGO

Mayer Davidson, MD, and Vivian Fonseca, MD, provide their perspectives on the clinical importance of 10 posters presented at the 77th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association from June 9-13, 2017. Content areas include: • Basal insulins- degludec and glargine U-300 • Prandial insulins- faster aspart, ultra-rapid lispro, follow-on lispro • Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists- dulaglutide, exenatide, lixisenatide, semaglutide • Glucagon-like peptide-1 recep...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Shifting Paradigms in Primary Biliary Cholangitis

In this video series, Kris Kowdley, MD, and Seth Sclair, MD, share insight into changes in management of patients with primary biliary cholangitis. This progressive, autoimmune disease was previously referred to as primary biliary cirrhosis. One notable change discussed is approval of obeticholic acid for use in adults with an inadequate response to ursodeoxycholic acid, or as monotherapy in adults unable to tolerate ursodeoxycholic acid. Content Areas Diagnostic considerations Initial tr...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

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

Research Developments in Psoriasis Treatment

Mark Lebwohl, MD, Waldman Chair of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, provides his perspectives on key posters presented at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting on the management of patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis. Listen to summaries of 10 posters presented at the meeting. Proceed at your own pace and in any order. Each poster perspective is about 5 minutes. Compare your knowledge against your peers. Download summary sl...
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

Opioid Use Disorder: Challenges and Solutions to a Rising Epidemic

Prescription and nonprescription opioid use disorder (OUD) has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Patients with chronic pain are known to have a higher prevalence of comorbid psychiatric disorders. Psychiatrists and other health care professionals who treat patients with mental disorders may lack the skills necessary to recognize individuals who may have OUD or be at risk for addiction to opioids. The adoption of validated tools can help to identify those patients if used consi...
Slack Inc.

Managing Uncontrolled Allergic Asthma in Children: Targeting Treatment by Phenotype

Approximately 8.6% of children (under age 18 years) in the United States have asthma, which commonly develops before 5 years of age. Although many children with asthma can be controlled with inhaled corticosteroids and other standard medications, others have inadequate disease control and are subject to poorer outcomes. An increased understanding of the pathophysiology of specific asthma phenotypes, as well as novel therapies, has been developed and recommended for use in children. As the use ...
Slack Inc.

The HIV Patient Management Simulator II: Individualizing Therapy to Meet Your Patients’ Needs

Highly effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) has transformed HIV from a rapidly deteriorating condition to a complex, chronic condition, with individuals now expecting to live a normal lifespan. With longer survival, patients will be exposed to antiretroviral agents for decades. Therefore, maximizing the safety and tolerability of therapies, as well as preventing resistance, is a high priority. Significant progress has been made toward simplified, single-tablet regimens, optimizing the long-t...
Slack Inc.

HPV Immunization: Applying Fact versus Fiction

Recent recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest timing and dosage changes for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Disease prevention remains the most important measure of long-term duration of vaccine efficacy. Concern about vaccine safety and related adverse events has been identified as an important barrier to vaccination, as well as a causative factor for low HPV-vaccination coverage. Recommen...
Slack Inc.

HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: Optimizing Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy

Adherence is important in achieving optimal outcomes in the treatment of HIV. In this video, Charles Hicks, MD discusses an adherence case with Richard Elion, MD. Dr. Elion discusses how treatment may be tailored for patients at risk for nonadherence.
Slack Inc.

HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: Principles of HIV Treatment Selection and Simplification

Medical comorbidities can present challenges in the treatment of HIV. Richard Elion, MD and Charles Hicks, MD discuss a how a simplified HIV treatment regimen can be tailored to a patient with infectious, metabolic, and cardiovascular comorbidities.
Slack Inc.

HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: Understanding Patient Preferences for HIV Treatment

Adherence to HIV treatment presents challenges to both patients and physicians. Richard Elion, MD and Charles Hicks, MD, discuss a case in which close collaboration between physician and patient addresses patient preferences. Dr. Hicks discusses a patient’s preference for HIV treatment that will accommodate his work-life demands and personal lifestyle.
Slack Inc.

HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: Navigating Through Drug Interactions in HIV Treatment

Drug interactions must be considered in patients treated for comorbidities. Drs Charles Hicks, MD and Richard Elion, MD discuss HIV treatment in an older female patient treated for multiple comorbidities. Dr. Hicks discusses how physicians can manage potential P450 drug-drug interactions in a patient receiving boosted ART therapy.
Slack Inc.

HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: HIV and Pregnancy

In this case-based video, Paul E. Sax, MD and Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD discuss optimal antiretroviral therapy during pregnancy after a break in treatment.
Slack Inc.

HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: HIV Drug Mechanisms of Resistance

Treatment of a patient with multidrug-resistant virus requires expertise in complex HIV management and a thorough understanding of drug resistance testing results. In this case-based video, Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD and Paul E. Sax, MD discuss best practices in managing patients with multidrug-resistant HIV and evidence for new treatment strategies.
Slack Inc.

HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: Switching Antiretroviral Therapy after Virologic Failure

Designing a new antiretroviral regimen for a patient who has experienced virologic failure can be a complex situation. In this case-based video, Eric S. Daar, MD and Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD discuss the management of an HIV-infected patient who experiences treatment failure with first-line integrase inhibitor-based antiretroviral therapy.
Slack Inc.

HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: Managing the HIV Patient with High Viral Load and Low CD4 Count

In this case-based video, Paul E. Sax, MD and Eric S. Daar, MD discuss the management of a newly diagnosed patient with advanced HIV disease who requires treatment prior to the availability of drug resistance data. They will review the optimal timing for initiation of antiretroviral therapy as well as the recommended regimens in this scenario.
Slack Inc.

HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: Switching Antiretroviral Therapy in the Setting of Virologic Suppression

In this case-based video, Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD and Eric S. Daar, MD discuss simplifying antiretroviral therapy in a treatment-experienced HIV patient, with the goals of maintaining viral suppression and minimizing adverse drug effects.
Slack Inc.

HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: Advances in Antiretroviral Therapy

Despite the availability of highly effective antiretroviral therapy, some patients may be reluctant to start therapy and difficult to retain in care. In this case-based video, Eric S. Daar, MD and Paul E. Sax, MD discuss different strategies under investigation that may address some of the challenges and unmet needs in HIV treatment.
Slack Inc.

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