Topics in Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Gastroenterology Southern Caribbean Cruise

1.Celiac disease ◦Recognize presenting symptoms of celiac disease. ◦List conditions associated with increased risk of celiac disease. ◦Describe diagnostic process for celiac disease. ◦Identify benefits of gluten free diet in celiac disease. 2.Liver profile ◦Describe presenting symptoms in pediatric liver disease. ◦Classify symptoms into pathophysiological groups. ◦List differential diagnosis for main pathophysiologic group 3.Genetic and metabolic liver disease ◦Lis...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Cardiology Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Management of Hyperlipidemia: A cardiologists perspective ◦ Review the evidence to support the use of statins for primary and secondary prevention. ◦ Review the evidence to support the elimination of non-statin therapy from lipid treatment guidelines. ◦ Review of current national and international practice guidelines. 2.Cardiac Risk Assessment: Risk calculators and incorporating cardiac imaging. ◦ Appreciate the value and limitations of cardiovascular risk calculators. ◦ Unde...
Continuing Education, Inc

Sensitive Topics in Women's Health: Sexuality, Menopause and Mental Health Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Depression Across the Female Reproductive Cycle 1: Focus on PMDD, PME and Menopause ◦Identify the hormonal effect on depression in the non pregnant female 2.Depression Across the Female Reproductive Cycle 2: Focus on Perinatal Depression ◦Recognize unique features to consider in the diagnosis and treatment of perinatal depression . 3.Beyond Postpartum Depression: Diagnosis and Treatment of Perinatal Anxiety Disorders ◦Define various mood and anxiety disorders that can present in ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Allergy/Immunology Update and Topics in Physician Wellness Western Caribbean Cruise

1.Update of physician wellness at individual, institutional and cultural levels 2.Dealing with difficult colleagues and patients 3.The medical marriage 4.Coping with trauma and loss 5.The ethics of burnout 6.When the doctor becomes a patient 7.Burnout: Is it me or is it medicine?
Continuing Education, Inc

The Thrill is Gone: Beating Depression, Anxiety and Narcotics Addiction Southern 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

Practical Neurology Greece and Croatia Cruise Co-Sponsored with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

This course will provide a working knowledge of the most common neurological problems and reinforce principles of clinical diagnosis while reviewing the symptoms and signs of most major neurological diseases. The seminar will also present clear, practical guidelines for managing these common problems including how to integrate laboratory tests and imaging techniques into the patient's evaluation. Finally, the current treatment for these disorders will be developed in sufficient detail to permi...
Continuing Education, Inc

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Sprout Pediatric Telehealth Colloquium 2018

COURSE: A course for administrators, researchers, and health care professionals interested in advancing the use in advancing the use of telemedicine and mobile health in pediatric care. For more information, please contact us events@ucdavis.edu and/or http://ces.ucdavis.edu/ptc
UC Davis Conference and Event Services

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for Bladder Cancer: Practice Essential for Community Oncologists and Advanced Practice Providers

For many years, the mainstay of initial treatment for metastatic bladder cancer has been chemotherapy. However, immunotherapy with PD-1/PD-L1 checkpoint inhibitors is revolutionizing the treatment of bladder cancer. Currently, 5 checkpoint inhibitors are approved for patients who have failed prior platinum-based chemotherapy or are ineligible for cisplatin-based chemotherapy. In this CME activity, expert faculty will assess the clinical evidence regarding the efficacy, safety, and tolerability...
Slack Inc.

Insights on the 2017 IDSA/SHEA Clinical Practice Guidelines for Clostridium difficile Infection in Adults: Focus on Recurrence

In this text-based interview, Dr. Paul Feuerstadt reviews the updated 2017 IDSA/SHEA clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of C. difficile, with a focus on recurrent infection. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: • Outline risk factors for recurrent C. difficile infection to consider when selecting treatment • Discuss available data on the treatment of recurrent C. difficile and how that data was applied to the updated IDSA/SHEA Clinical Practice ...
ACHL

Emerging Concepts in Clinical Dialysis and Kidney Disease 2018

This inaugural UC Davis Nephrology CME Symposium pursues the advancement of knowledge in Home Dialysis Therapies, the Importance of Residual Renal Function, and also brings cutting-edge updates in Nephrology. COURSE OBJECTIVES Advancement of knowledge and interest in Home Dialysis Therapies Strategies to preserve Residual Renal function Understanding home dialysis prescriptions Address access issues in home dialysis Strategies to enhancing patient engagement and empowerment Clinica...
UC Davis Conference and Event Services

Advances in Cardiovascular Medicine 2018 State of the Art Update Featuring Application of Current Guidelines to Your Practice

Target Audience – Family physicians, internists, general cardiologists, cardiovascular specialists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, fellows, residents, and students in the health sciences. Educational Purpose - The goal of this conference is to enhance clinician performance consistent with new clinical guidelines, upgrades in diagnosis, medical and interventional approaches, management of cardiovascular disease, approaches to clinical challenges and innovativ...
UC Davis Conference and Event Services

About Suicide in Washington State, 6 units

The purpose of this course is to educate healthcare professionals and others in Washington State about the scope and seriousness of suicide. It includes information about suicide risk screening and assessment, identifies groups who are disproportionality affected by suicide, discusses psychosocial and pharmacological treatment methods, describes the role of supportive third parties in reducing suicide ideation and behaviors, relates aspects of military culture that may affect the incidence of ...
ATrain Education Inc.

Examining Recent Evidence Supporting DOAC Use in the Reduction of Thrombotic Events in Diverse Cardiovascular Patients

In this clinical commentary, a panel of three faculty experts review clinical data on the use of DOACs for vascular protection in patients with cardiovascular disease. The discussion will provide an in-depth analysis of safety and efficacy data on prophylactic DOAC use for reducing and/or preventing thrombotic events in patients with atherosclerotic disease. The discussion will also examine recently published trial data and interpret potential implications of these findings in the context of c...
Indiana University School of Medicine

Dermatology Western Mediterranean Cruise

Topics: ◦Advanced Dermatologic Surgery ◦Benign versus Malignant Skin Lesions ◦KOH and Paulosquamous Dermatoses ◦The Diagnosis and Treatment of Warts ◦Psoriasis Therapy ◦Interactive Session ◦Ask The Professor
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Emergency Medicine and Neurology for PCP's Western Caribbean Cruise

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Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Infectious Diseases and Sports Medicine Italy and Greek Isles Cruise

◦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. ◦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. ◦Hand, finger, wrist injuries in athletes. (includes splinting vs. sur...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Family Medicine and Geriatrics Eastern Caribbean Cruise

Osteoporosis MCI and Alzheimer's Disease To Sleep: Perchance to Dream Management of Constipation Where Pain Management Meets Addiction Medicine Pulmonary Disease in the Elderly Nutritional Supplements: When East meets West
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Allergy, Immunology and Nephrology Western Mediterranean Cruise

◦Atopic Dermatitis ◦Diagnose this common skin disorder and understand the important allergic and nonallergic aspects. ◦Urticaria ◦Identifying the many different causes of urticaria can be challenging. ◦Angioedema ◦Managing patients with angioedema requires the identification of benign or life-threatening types. ◦Food Allergy ◦Appreciating the new revelations in the immunologic mechanisms has led to the concepts of prevention and desensitization. ◦Drug Allergy ◦...
Continuing Education, Inc

Selected Topics in Family Medicine, Sleep Medicine and ENT Disorders Southern Caribbean Cruise

ENT 1.Facial paralysis and Bell's Palsy ◦Participants should be able to differentiate the potential causes of unilateral facial paralysis and know the present AAO-HNS guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up 2."Sinus Headaches " ◦Participants should be able to differentiate facial pain arising from sinus disease from the many other causes of facial pain and headache ◦Participants should be able to determine symptoms that suggests other etiologies of headache. Sleep Medic...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Cardiology, Pain Management and Palliative Care Alaskan Cruise

◦Update on dyslipidemia ◦Apply knowledge gained to improve management of complex cholesterol related issues ◦ Hypertension: The debate about newer guidelines ◦Manage hypertension in a complex patient with multiple comorbidities ◦ Diabetes and cardiovascular disease: Focus on new treatments ◦Distinguish therapies in diabetes management that are beneficial or harmful from a cardiovascular perspective ◦ Atrial Fibrillation : New therapies in stroke prevention ◦Gain insigh...
Continuing Education, Inc

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