Online CE - What’s New with Hypertension: How Low to Go, New Evidence, Consensus Recommendations, and Treating Resistant Hypertension

At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to: Review medications and lifestyle modifications that are recommended for the treatment of hypertension. Compare and contrast guidelines and consensus recommendations for the treatment of patients with hypertension. Identify patient specific blood pressure goals for patients with hypertension. Interpret findings from the SPRINT trial and identify strengths and weaknesses of these data when applies to determining a patient-...
University Learning Systems

Online CE - Advances in the Management of Diabetes

At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to: Review recent updates to the standards of care recommended by the American Diabetes Association. Evaluate the advantages, disadvantages, and place in therapy for recently approved diabetes medications. Describe recent cardiovascular outcome trials for new diabetes medications and their implications for patient care. Identify new insulin delivery devices and glucose monitoring devices and Determine their utility in patie...
University Learning Systems

Improving Long-Term Outcomes in Patients With Schizophrenia: What Is the Evidence for Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics?

Long-acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotics can prevent relapses and hospitalizations, but they are underutilized, especially early in the course of illness. Health care providers need confidence in discussing LAIs with patients. LAI antipsychotics may be a reasonable option for many patients with schizophrenia and should be discussed routinely when evaluating treatment options. Health care providers may lack knowledge of options for LAI antipsychotics and be reluctant to discuss this therapy,...
CMEology

Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents: Diagnostic Strategies and New Evidence

One of the most challenging areas of psychiatry is the diagnosis and management of children and adolescents with bipolar spectrum disorders. In particular, treatment of the depressive phase of the bipolar spectrum disorders in children and adolescents remains a largely unmet need. Up to 2 million children in the United States have bipolar disorder. It is now recognized that about half of adult patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder had their first episode as children or adolescents. Differe...
CMEology

Infectious Diseases in Primary Care

The Comprehensive 2018 Infectious Disease Update: Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment Education for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants This acclaimed Harvard Medical School CME course provides a comprehensive ID update. Led by Harvard Medical School's leading ID faculty and clinicians, this program provides guidance to improve the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of infectious diseases. Participants learn the practice implications of important new innovations and ensure t...
Harvard Medical School Global and Continuing Education

Primary Care Internal Medicine

The Comprehensive 2018 Primary Care Update Updates, advances, and best practices to optimize patient care and clinical outcomes. Designed for busy clinicians, this comprehensive Harvard Medical School CME program ensures that you are current with the most important clinical changes and innovations impacting primary care and prepared to integrate them into your practice. In one immersive experience, participants learn advances and improved approaches to: • Cardiovascular disease • Disea...
Harvard Medical School Global and Continuing Education

Healthcare Quality and Safety 2018

Healthcare Quality and Safety 2018 Within both ambulatory and inpatient settings, there is mounting pressure to improve quality, safety, and efficiency. The key question, however, is how. This Harvard Medical School CME conference provides education, strategies, how-tos and specific guidance to address this challenge. Customize Your Learning Experience 360-degree education is unique to this conference, delivering diverse perspectives from multidisciplinary quality and safety experts, inc...
Harvard Medical School Global and Continuing Education

Collaborating with Patients to Improve IPF Care: Strategies to Enhance Patient QOL and Survival

Recent efforts to improve provider-patient communication and facilitate shared decision-making regarding treatments have been successful, as two-thirds of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) patients report being involved in discussions regarding their care. However, opportunities still exist to ensure alignment of patient and physician priorities and to provide clinicians with the most up-to-date evidence on IPF treatment options. New studies have revealed an increase in patient survival when...
The Potomac Center for Medical Education

The Herbert Benson, MD Course in Mind Body Medicine

COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FOR AN INTEGRATED MODEL OF CARE Mind body approaches such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, cognitive skills, lifestyle interventions and positive psychology now boast an impressive evidence base to support their ability to improve—and in some cases, prevent—stress-related illnesses, ranging from asthma to hypertension, functional bowel diseases and pain syndromes. Whether you are a physician, nurse, psychologist, social worker or therapist, mi...
Harvard Medical School Global and Continuing Education

Pediatric Update, July 9-12, 2018

This course should enable participants to: Recognize, diagnosis, manage, and refer pediatric patients with the following conditions: common rheumatologic problems, lupus, chronic joint pain, severe anemia, eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia, and obesity, common psychiatric conditions including anxiety, depression, and ADHD, lymphadenopathy, recurrent fevers, allergies, asthma, and prematurity. Determine when to send a child to a pediatric oncologist and how to monitor children afte...
Medical College of Georgia

Addiction Medicine in Primary Care

The opioid epidemic continues to be a growing public health burden. Prescription pain medications, heroin, and other illicit opioids are the cause of increasing morbidity and mortality. A large majority of people who use heroin used prescription pain medications for non-medical purposes prior to their heroin use. Primary care providers are on the front lines, and have the opportunity to make a significant impact. Substance use more broadly, including opioids, alcohol and other drugs, is a p...
Virginia Mason

Achieving Better Control of Severe Asthma: New Understandings in Asthma Pathophysiology and Targeted Therapies

This education identifies the most current strategies for diagnosing severe asthma and the criteria describing the type 2 asthma phenotype. This information will be reinforced by case studies, case-based decision-making, and doctor-patient videos.
The France Foundation

Selected Topics in Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine Bermuda Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.ETHICS & BIOETHICS 1 Hour ◦Bioethics, Professionalism, and Communication ◦Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Research 2.REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - Overview of Federal and State Laws 1 Hour ◦Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Impairment Issues ◦HIPAA, EMTALA, and Other Federal Mandates ◦Affordable Care Act and Accountable Care Organizations ◦Fraud and Abuse and Criminal Negligence 3.ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) versus ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (E...
Continuing Education, Inc

Selected Topics in Family Medicine, Women's Health, Vascular Medicine and Phlebology Hawaiian Islands Cruise

◦Chronic Venous Insufficiency ◾Utilize appropriate diagnostic approaches to evaluate and treat patients across the entire spectrum of CVI ◦Pelvic Phlebology ◾Identify causes and sequelae of CVI unique to the pelvic anatomy female patients ◦PCOS and Androgen Excess ◾Develop a cost-effective thorough plan for assessing PCOS, its sequelae and related conditions ◦Cord Blood: Collection and Applications ◾Differentiate fact vs. fiction in the clinical use of cord blood tran...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Pediatric/Adult Urology and Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics Eastern Caribbean Cruise

◦ADHD Update: Identification and Diagnosis ◦ Use behavioral screening tools to identify children with behavior and emotional problems ◦ Apply evidence-based strategies to diagnose children with ADHD ◦ADHD Update: Treatment ◦Demonstrate increased comfort prescribing medication for children with ADHD ◦ Describe evidence-based behavioral strategies for children with ADHD ◦Evidence Based Positive Parenting: Part 1 ◦ Apply evidence-based positive parenting strategies as a pa...
Continuing Education, Inc

Infectious Diseases Western Caribbean Cruise Co-Sponsored w/School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

Objectives: This seminar will provide information about current approaches for diagnosis, prevention and treatment of common infectious diseases. Upon completion, participants should be able to understand the recommendations and rationale behind treatment of common infections. This course is designed to explore major areas in infectious diseases which are impacting generalists.
Continuing Education, Inc

Cardiology Essentials and Case Studies Dalmation Coast and Italy Cruise Co-Sponsored w/School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

•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: Indications, Outco...
Continuing Education, Inc

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Western Caribbean Cruise

1.ETHICS & BIOETHICS 1 Hour ◦Bioethics, Professionalism, and Communication ◦Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Research 2.REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - Overview of Federal and State Laws 1 Hour ◦Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Impairment Issues ◦HIPAA, EMTALA, and Other Federal Mandates ◦Affordable Care Act and Accountable Care Organizations ◦Fraud and Abuse and Criminal Negligence 3.ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) versus ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (EMR) ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Essential Topics in Cardiology and Pulmonology: 2019 Update Japan, Korea and China Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Women's Health Norwegian Fjords Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Women's Health Scandinavia/Russia Cruise

Women's Health: Tools for all practitioners The course is specifically geared towards any practitioner who treats women, including gynecologists, family physicians, internists, nurse practitioners, and nurses.
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Family Medicine, Palliative Care and Pain Management Blue Danube River Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine Alaskan Cruise July 2019

◦ETHICS & BIOETHICS 1 Hour ◦Bioethics, Professionalism, and Communication ◦Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Research ◦REGULATION OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - Overview of Federal and State Laws 1 Hour ◦Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Impairment Issues ◦HIPAA, EMTALA, and Other Federal Mandates ◦Affordable Care Act and Accountable Care Organizations ◦Fraud and Abuse and Criminal Negligence ◦ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) versus ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS (EM...
Continuing Education, Inc

Endocrinology Southern Caribbean Cruise Co-Sponsored w/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

Topics in Family Medicine British Isles Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Pediatrics Alaskan Cruise

The purpose of this CME activity is to provide a broad review of the general medical management of children. Topics: 1.Doping in Sport 2.The Sports Medicine History and Physical 3.Concussion Update 4.Athlete Hip Injuries 5.The Athletes Foot 6.Upper Extremity Injuries in Athletes 7.Pediatric Water Safety 8.Pediatric gastroesophageal reflux 9.Celiac disease, Gluten Intolerance and Wheat Allergy 10.Probiotics 11.Pediatric Food Allergy Update 12.Constipation and Infant Dyschezi...
Continuing Education, Inc

Selected Topics in Geriatrics and Nephrology Alaskan Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Occupational/Environmental Medicine in Primary Care Southern Caribbean Cruise Co-Sponsored w/School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

This seminar is designed to provide the participant with an understanding of the role and value of screening in primary care and the importance of preventive therapy and risk reduction for adults. The course will also provide an overview of common diagnostic and management problems in adult primary care. Upon completion, participants should be able to identify who benefits from cardiovascular screening, and from primary and secondary prevention of heart disease; assess which cancer screens app...
Continuing Education, Inc

The Thrill is Gone: Beating Depression, Anxiety and Narcotics Addiction: 2019 Update Eastern Caribbean Cruise

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

Comprehensive Dermatology, Allergy/Immunology, Update for the PCP, Emphasizing Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tips and Tricks Singapore/Hong Kong Cruise

Topics: Urticaria Angioedema Atopic Dermatitis Pruritus Drug Allergy Food Allergy Irritable Bowel Syndrome Indoor Allergies Sinusitis Headaches Auto inflammatory Syndromes Approach to Dermatologic Diagnosis
Continuing Education, Inc

Selected Topics in Neurology: 2019 Update Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Pain ◦Developing a plan to address PAIN: addressing headache, facial pain, chronic pain with a focus on non-opiate interventions ◦Medications used in the management of pain ◦General overview - Safety, Black Box Warnings, and Risks (i.e., cardiovascular risks with NSAIDS, when daily aspirin is appropriate for primary prevention, and reducing unnecessary use) ◦ Opiates and FDA prescribing alerts with benzodiazepines. 2.Movement Disorders ◦Movement disorders: diagnosing and man...
Continuing Education, Inc

Selected Topics in ENT, Sleep Medicine and the Medical Management of Pain Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Levorphanol, tapentadol ◦Participants will be able to differentiate the actions and pharmacokinetics of tapentadol and tramadol, levorphanol and methadone 2.Nalbuphine ◦Participants will be able to employ nalbuphine in clinical situations for which it has an advantage 3.Visceral pain ◦Participants will be able to recite the neuroanatomical differences between somatic and visceral pain and the difference in pain characteristics 4.Neuropathy ◦Participants will be able to recit...
Continuing Education, Inc

Dental Treatment Planning and Sequencing Hawaiian Cruise

Many of our patients desire the creation of a beautiful smile. As dentists it is our responsibility to make beautiful teeth a part of a comprehensive plan that will create a completely healthy mouth. This involves the diagnosis and elimination of any functional or biologic disease process that could cause breakdown of any part of the stomatognathic system.
Continuing Education, Inc

Essential Topics in Neurology: A Comprehensive Review and 2019 Update Paris, Normandy and River Seine Cruise

1.The Neurological Exam 2. When to Worry About a Headache 3. Peripheral Neuropathy 4.Treatment of Neuropathic Pain 5.Somatic Symptoms and Conversion Disorder 6. Back and Lower Limb Pain 7. Differential Diagnosis of Spells 8. Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia 9. Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury 10. Acute Management of Stroke 11. Autonomic Disorders 12. Neurologic Infections Including Zika Virus 13. Disorders of Muscle 14.Movement Disorders
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Family Medicine and Mass Casualty Disaster Management Western Caribbean Cruise

◦Family medicine/General medicine: ◦Cardiovascular disease in Women ◦Update in Type 2 diabetes management ◦Travel medicine - Staying healthy on the road and at sea ◦Migraine headaches - management and coping ◦Communication ◦Patient Experience - What do patients desire most in their physician? ◦The difficult patient encounter - successful avigation ◦Leadership and Teambuilding ◦Keys to building a connected, compassionate team
Continuing Education, Inc

Current Topics in Emergency Medicine and Forensic Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

2019 Update in Family Medicine and Primary Care Psychology Panama Canal Cruise

1.Cardiovascular Disease in Women - Diabetes ◦To discuss some of the clinical presentation of cardiovascular disease in women compared to men. ◦To describe the American Diabetic Association (ADA) diagnostic and treatment guidelines for Type 2 diabetes 2.Cardiovascular Disease in Women - Hypertension ◦To describe the Joint National Committee on Hypertension 8 guidelines for blood pressure. ◦To discuss the SPRINT Trial results and their impact on the JNC 8 guidelines 3.Cardiovasc...
Continuing Education, Inc

Current Topics in Primary Care and Palliative Care Havana and Cozumel Cruise

1.Health Promotion: Encouraging a Healthy Body, Mind, and Spirit ◦ Assess the patient's current state of physical, psychological, and spiritual health. ◦ Analyze the patient’s current dietary and exercise practices. ◦ Discuss an individualized health-promotion strategy for each patient. 2."Oh, My Aching Head!": Evaluation and Treatment of Migraine, Tension-Type, and Cluster Headaches ◦ Discuss the appropriate use of brain imaging in evaluating patients with headache. ◦ Describ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Endocrinology and Negotiating/Mediating Healthcare Disputes Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.Introduction to Health Care Conflicts ◦Describe different types of healthcare conflicts (ADR) 2.Methods of Dispute Resolution in Healthcare ◦Define Methods of Dispute Resolution in Healthcare 3.Negotiation Strategies ◦Explain positional negotiation and interest based negotiation 4.Basic mediation techniques ◦Summarize basic mediation techniques 5.Mediation of Provider Patient Complaints ◦Describe mediation strategies in resolving patient complaints 6.Mediation of Med...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Adult/Pediatric Emergency Medicine Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Celiac disease ◦Identify risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for celiac disease 2.C. difficile colitis ◦Define risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for C. difficile colitis 3.Eosinophilic esophagitis ◦Describe risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis 4.Fulminant hepatic failure ◦Cite risk factors, symptoms, signs, tests, treatment for fulminant hepatic failure 5.Update, chronic hepatitis C ◦Identify risk factors...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Dermatology and Essential Non-Clinical Skills for Physicians Southeast Coast and Bahamas Cruise

1.How adults learn ◦Apply Malcolm Knowles' principles of adult education to teaching and training in the healthcare setting, and apply Jon O. Neher&aposs Five Microskills of Teaching. 2.Creating effective learning objectives ◦Develop singular, measurable, and appropriate learning objectives for a variety of skills and content areas. 3.Basics of instructional design ◦Differentiate between the ADDIE and the ASSURE models for instructional design, and create an effective learner cente...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Critical Care and Addiction Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

◦Antibiotic Treatment Guidelines: Separating fact from fiction ◦Identify for the conference members the discrepancies between current guideline recommendations and the current literature on the subject ◦Critical Review of the 206 Surviving Sepsis Campaign ◦The Surviving Sepsis Campaign was recently updated. Realize the important points that impact patient care. ◦Fungal Infections in the ICU ◦Currently different organizations vary in their recommendations on when to use the av...
Continuing Education, Inc

Women's Health including Cardiometabolic Disease, Obesity and Lipid Management South American Cruise

1.Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Newer Terminology and Management ◦Apply current techniques of endometrial ablation as a viable alternative to hysterectomy 2.Treating and Screening for STD's: Current CDC Guidelines ◦Utilize current CDC Guidelines in managing sexually-transmitted disease 3.Update on Hormonal Contraception: the Move towards LARC ◦Evaluate contraceptive options to provide a personalized approach to contraceptive counselling 4.Medications and Pregnancy: an Overview with...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics and Child/Adolescent Pharmacology Western Caribbean Cruise

◦Everything you wanted to ask a developmental pediatrician, almost ◦Upon completion of this session participants should be able to summarize the basic distinctions between developmental pediatricians, psychologists and child psychiatrists. ◦Autism: A Case Based Presentation (Early Identification) ◦Upon completion of this session participants should be able to describe the basic characteristics in young children on the autistic spectrum. ◦ADHD: Treatment Protocol for Primary Car...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology Western Caribbean Cruise January 2019

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

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

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

Emergency Medicine Western Caribbean Cruise

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

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

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

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

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

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