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

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

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

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

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

Evaluations And Treatment of Virologic Failure: Emerging Concepts

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 Severe Asthma: Debates and Discussions About Personalizing Patient Management

An outsized proportion of asthma-related morbidity and mortality is borne by the 5% to 15% of affected patients who have severe forms of the disease.1,2 These patients suffer from poorly controlled symptoms and frequent exacerbations, often despite daily treatment with high-dose inhaled corticosteroids and other long-acting controller medications.1,2 Ongoing research has elucidated key pathophysiologic processes and other clinical parameters related to asthma severity and persistence.2,3 In ma...
Integritas Communications

Clinical Issues in Atopic Dermatitis: Debates and Discussions About Managing Moderate-to-Severe Disease

In this Clinical Issues™ program, expert faculty will review the pathophysiologic underpinnings of atopic dermatitis, best practices for comprehensive patient evaluations and the clinical profiles of systemic treatment options, including biology therapy, for patients with moderate-to-severe disease. The panel of recognized experts will translate the latest published evidence into actionable recommendations for individualized patient care. Participants are sure to leave this lively and engagi...
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

BRIDGE HCV: Building Bridges to Reach People Who Inject Drugs with the Goal to Eliminate HCV

The goals of this activity are to prepare community-based HCV treaters to provide effective therapy for HCV-positive people who inject drugs (PWID), to increase HCV testing and treatment of PWIDs through proactive risk identification and referral by addiction-services centers, and to educate HCV-care specialists and addiction-services personnel regarding harm-reduction principles and the prevention of HCV reinfection.
Integritas Communications

Optimizing Patient-Clinician Communication

This CME-accredited CME Snapshot™ educational series is intended for primary care clinicians and other health care providers involved in the ongoing management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Within each focused activity, an expert pulmonologist and a primary care educator discuss best practices for a specific aspect of managing patients with COPD, including monitoring the disease course over time, maximizing patient function, and individualizing treatment regi...
Integritas Communications

Clinical Issues in Atopic Dermatitis: Discussions and Debates About Managing Moderate-to-Severe Disease

Atopic dermatitis is a common, chronic inflammatory disease that manifests primarily in the skin, although research has uncovered potential deleterious effects in other organ systems throughout the body.1,2 The multifactorial biopsychosocial burdens of atopic dermatitis often markedly reduce patients’ quality of life, particularly in those with moderate-to-severe disease.3,4 A better understanding of atopic dermatitis etiology has supported the development of new approaches to disease charac...
Integritas Communications

Hot Topics in Dyslipidemia: From the 2018 American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions

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

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

The Expanding Role of the Pharmacist in HIV Prevention: What Do You Know About PrEP?

The most recent estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that approximately 37,000 people in the United States become infected with HIV each year.1 To reduce the number of new infections, health care providers should be prepared to discuss the potential benefits of preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with adults who are at particularly high risk for acquiring HIV.2 The United States Public Health Service (USPHS) and the CDC have published clinical practice guideline...
Integritas Communications

Treating To Target Post Methotrexate: New Horizons in RA Therapy From the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting

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

Clinical Updates in Rheumatoid Arthritis: New Perspectives on Targeting Remission and Individualizing Therapy

RA is a chronic, progressive inflammatory autoimmune disease producing both articular and extra-articular manifestations.1,2 Of note, studies have shown that mortality risks are 50% higher in people with RA compared with the general population.3 The differential responses seen with current treatment modalities suggest that overlapping signaling pathways driven by proinflammatory cytokines can control the characteristic autoreactivity and other clinical manifestations of RA.4 In particular, ele...
Integritas Communications

Targeting NASH: Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a potentially progressive spectrum of liver disorders that includes among its more severe forms nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).1 Closely associated with rising rates of obesity and metabolic syndrome, the prevalence of NAFLD and NASH continues to trend upward, suggesting that over the next decade, patients, clinicians, and health care systems will face an exponential increase in burdens associated with this underrecognized epidemic.2-4 In additi...
Integritas Communications

Treat-to-Target and Targeted Therapy: The Evolving State of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patient Care

The complex and varied nature of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and the absence of standard therapeutic options beyond corticosteroids and systemic immunosuppressive therapy make managing this disease an extreme clinical challenge. Achieving disease remission yields positive long-term outcomes, but only 2%–7% of patients reach this goal—and then only after long-term treatment. Recent clinical findings have demonstrated that, for patients with moderate to severe SLE, combining targeted ...
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and RedMedEd

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

Expert Perspectives on New Guidelines and Approaches to Reduce Risk in Patients with C. difficile

In this CME video-based interview, Dr. David Binion will review the 2017 IDSA/SHEA guidelines for the treatment of initial and recurrent episodes of C. difficile. Dr. Binion will discuss data that informed the guidelines and the clinical implications of the guidelines. A patient will also provide her perspectives on experiencing several episodes of recurrent C. difficile. This is the first in a series of three educational activities on CDI to be released in 2018.
ACHL

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

Expert Insights on the Use of PCSK9 Inhibitors in Interventional Cardiology

This roundtable discussion includes a panel of three faculty experts, who review clinical evidence related to the use of PCSK9 inhibitors in managing hyperlipidemia. Utilizing supporting clinical data and real-world experience, the faculty discuss how gaps in patient care can be improved via increased recognition of high-risk patients, application of clinical trial data, and selection of therapies in complex patients. Treatment decisions for hyperlipidemia are increasingly challenging due t...
ACHL

Primary Care Challenges for Todays Practitioner: Practice Strategies for Internal and Family Medicine Specialists

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to appraise the etiologies and recognize the clinical presentations of the commonly seen disorders presented; indicate diagnostic tests available and the suggested use for making a diagnosis; implement available treatment options and appropriate long-term care when indicated. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in making an appropriate diagnosis and providing effective treatment and ref...
American Medical Seminars

Pediatric Emergency Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to formulate an appropriate differential diagnosis of the various presenting disorders; apply proper lifestabilizing measures as well as identify the lifethreatening emergencies as requiring urgent treatment and/or hospital admission; organize an approach to diagnosis and test ordering and develop a treatment plan based on current evidence as well as providing cost-effective outcomes. This activity is expecte...
American Medical Seminars

Infectious Diseases: Adult Issues in the Outpatient and Inpatient Settings

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to recognize the epidemiology and classify commonly presenting infectious diseases; determine the clinical manifestations, pathogenesis and methods of diagnosing the presenting diseases; and apply the current recommendations of pharmacologic management, referral or follow-up and prevention. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in making appropriate diagnosis and providing effective treat...
American Medical Seminars

Family Medicine, Pediatrics and Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Approach to Clinical Problems

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to appraise the etiologies and recognize the clinical presentations of the commonly seen disorders presented; indicate diagnostic tests available and the suggested use for making a diagnosis; implement available treatment options and appropriate long-term care when indicated. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in making an appropriate diagnosis and providing effective treatment and ref...
American Medical Seminars

Dermatology: Principles and Practice Strategies for the Primary Care Office

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to appraise the various etiologies and pathogens for the more common lesions; distinguish the characteristics of commonly seen skin disorders and develop an appropriate differential that leads to the most probable diagnosis; apply a treatment plan and follow-up procedure that will enable the practicing physician to effectively treat many disorders. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in...
American Medical Seminars

Primary Care and Womens Health: An Update and Review

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to appraise the typical etiology of the Gynecologic disorders presented; apply improved diagnostic methods and ordering of tests in the Primary Care office and Emergency Medicine setting; choose the appropriate treatment and drugs for commonly seen GYN disorders as well as identify treatment failures vs. recurrence. This activity is expected to result in improved competence when making an appropriate diagnosi...
American Medical Seminars

Cardiology for Primary Care and Hospital Medicine

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to formulate a practical and evidence-based, guideline-driven approach to common cardiac disorders. The participant should be able to determine and employ various physical exam techniques as well as appropriate diagnostic tests that should be considered to assess the severity of the patient's problem and make an accurate diagnosis. They should also be able to apply the various treatment options avail...
American Medical Seminars

Hospital Medicine: Management of the Hospitalized Adult Patient

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to formulate a practical approach to common disorders found in the hospitalized adult patient; determine the diagnostic tests that can be used to determine the severity of the patient's problem and make an accurate diagnosis; apply the various treatment options available and recognize when to treat and when to call for a specialist. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in making an appro...
American Medical Seminars

Radiology for the Non-Radiologist

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to choose the appropriate ordering of x-rays, CT scans or MRI studies; employ interpretation skills that will improve patient outcomes resulting from recognition of normal vs. abnormal vs. poor technique; identify x-ray pathology that is commonly seen, commonly missed and how to prevent the latter in the clinical setting. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in making appropriate diagnos...
American Medical Seminars

Hospitalist and Internal Medicine Review and Update: Inpatient and Outpatient Care

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to develop an approach to the patient with metabolic disorders to arrive at a cost-effective diagnosis; apply a treatment plan that considers lifestyles, medications and specialty referral or monitoring needs; identify patients likely to develop complications and determine the long-term needs as well as resource management. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in making appropriate diagn...
American Medical Seminars

Emergency Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach to Adult Care

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Following this course, the participant should be able to recognize the epidemiology, demographics and common clinical presentations for the diseases and disorders discussed; construct an appropriate history, physical exam and laboratory evaluation to develop cost-effective and accurate diagnosis; manage as well as employ appropriate follow-up and/or specialty referral for the diseases and disorders presented. This activity is expected to result in improved compe...
American Medical Seminars

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