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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Navigating a Complex Disease in an Evolving Treatment Landscape

Steven D. Nathan, MD, discusses how idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) differentiates from other interstitial lung diseases. Dr. Nathan presents the impact of an early and accurate diagnosis of IPF, common symptoms, and the diagnostic tools and criteria used for an accurate diagnosis. In addition, Dr. Nathan reviews the significance of high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) and what IPF looks like on HRCT scans. Dr. Nathan provides his insights on current treatment options and therapeutic...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Advancing Knowledge to Practice: Optimizing Severe Asthma Care in the Age of Biologics

Michael E. Wechsler, MD and Jonathan Corren, MD, discuss the clinical differentiation of asthma subgroups and the characterization of inflammatory pathways, as well as biomarkers for severe asthma and their application to clinical practice. They review the latest treatment options, focusing on new biologic-based targeted therapies, differentiating between biologic agents and their mechanism of action, as well as the latest safety and efficacy data of targeted therapy. They also discuss optimal...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Parenteral Nutrition in the Critically Ill: Appropriate Administration of Intravenous Lipid Emulsions

In this complimentary continuing education activity, expert faculty formulate processes to ensure lipid emulsions adhere to evidence and guidelines, as well as devise treatment plans inclusive of parenteral nutrition (PN) for critically ill patients. This presentation was originally featured at the Society of Critical Care Medicine's 2018 Critical Care Congress. The activity agenda is as follows: 1) Evaluating Optimal Route of Nutrient Delivery, Amount of Calories, and Macronutrients for C...
Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning/Society of Critical Care Medicine

Innovations and New Practices in Internal Medicine 2019

The State of the Art in Internal Medicine This program provides a comprehensive update of the most important changes impacting Internal Medicine and guidance to incorporate these advances into everyday clinical practice to improve patient outcomes. Practical, Fast-Paced, Case-Based Education The educational experience is highly interactive and fast paced, and draws upon real-life cases. The course is designed and led by Harvard Medical School’s clinical faculty who are leaders in their re...
Harvard Medical School

Treating Low Back Pain without Opioids

Low-back pain is a common and disabling condition, with most individuals experiencing low-back pain at some point in their lives. In terms of overall worldwide burden, low-back pain ranked sixth out of the 291 conditions evaluated. The high disability linked to low-back pain is likely correlated with the increasing global prevalence, with 9.4% of the population experiencing back pain, translating to 83 million people in 2010. This proposed educational initiative will inform clinicians about th...
Dannemiller

2nd International symposium of Critical Care in Cancer Patients

Call for Abstracts Deadline: April 1, 2019 Submit to: cancercriticalcare2019@mdanderson.org
MD Anderson

Cardiac-Vascular Nursing Exam Review - Mahwah

This two-day seminar is a concentrated review of major cardiac and vascular disease processes coupled with current treatment modalities and best practice recommendations for the adult patient. Each section will contain a system review coupled with associated pathophysiology and disease states relevant to the cardiac vascular systems. Case studies will be incorporated throughout the program to encourage development of critical thinking skills. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES This program prepares...
MED-ED

Topics in Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine: 2019 Update Northern & Western Europe Cruise

1. Asthma 2. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 3. Severe asthma 4. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) 5. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) 6. Community- Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) 7. Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia 8. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) 9. Vit C and S for the Treatment of Septic Shock 10. Fluid Management in Septic Shock 11. Ethics 12. Pulmonary Embolus 13. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) initial di...
Continuing Education, Inc

Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound

Objectives Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to: Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret pediatric emergency and critical care ultrasound examinations. State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls. Identify normal imaging characteristics of the pediatric urinary tract and recognize commonly seen pathology associated with renal disease and the GI tract in infants a...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

CCRN Exam Review (Adult) - Augusta

This two-day course provides the critical care nurse with a review of AACN’s core curriculum. The agenda combines central knowledge-based lectures for nurses working in the ICU with an essential review of nursing care and interventions according to the AACN exam blueprint for the critical care provider. This review is not an introduction to the environment of the ICU, but a comprehensive update for the professional already in practice at the bedside and preparing for the certification examin...
MED-ED

Diagnosing Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Education for the Community-based Radiologist

Patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) continue to suffer unacceptable delays in diagnoses and initiations of optimal treatments that can positively impact morbidity and mortality. Radiologists play a critical role in the accurate interpretation of high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) scans and are essential in identifying candidates for agents approved for the treatment of IPF. Because more than 80% of referring physicians rely on radiologists’ interpretations of CT scans a...
The Potomac Center for Medical Education, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, and Rockpointe.

Mastering Oral Pathology, Radiology, And Medicine: An Interactive Multidisciplinary Approach! (LECTURE)

SYNOPSIS: We welcome all dental and oral health care professionals to participate in our completely restructured and revolutionary course designed with the central concept of participant involvement. The new format will be as follows: The morning session will consist of an interactive review of clinically relevant oral pathology and maxillofacial medicine, including: Principles of identification and management of clinically significant conditions affecting the oral mucosa, submucosa, sa...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

For the Love of Lipids: Cholesterol Management to Reduce the Risk of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

The guideline governing the management of blood cholesterol to reduce cardiovascular risk was recently revised at the end of 2018. Several critical changes were made to the guideline, including the identification of high risk and very high-risk factors, restructuring of patient groups in which to consider drug therapy, revised therapeutic targets, and incorporation of newer non-statin drugs to the clinical armamentarium. It is imperative to disseminate these updates to healthcare practitioners...
freeCE.com

Internal Medicine Comprehensive Review and Update 2019

This CME program from the leading clinical faculty of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital provides comprehensive instruction to ensure clinicians are current with the latest evidence and best practices for: • Cardiovascular Medicine • Pulmonary Medicine • Critical Care • Hematology and Oncology • Mind-Body Medicine • Infectious Diseases • Gastroenterology • Endocrinology • Rheumatology • Nephrology • Travel Medicine • Allergy and Immuno...
Harvard Medical School

Go Beyond the Gut: Insights and Commentary for Appropriate Vaccination of the Immunosuppressed IBD Patient

In this clinical commentary, a panel of three faculty experts will discuss the importance of immunity assessments/titers and appropriate vaccinations for Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients on immunosuppressive therapies, ACG clinical practice guidelines, strategies for improving vaccination rates, and the administrative, financial, and communication related challenges surrounding vaccines and immunity assessments for IBD patients. Because the patient plays such a critical role in shared...
ACHL

Treating Obesity 2019: The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine

Education to Optimize Your Care of Adult, Adolescent, and Pediatric Patients with Obesity This acclaimed Harvard Medical School CME course delivers practical strategies to optimize the management of obesity and its many complications, and provides the most up-to-date approaches to obesity prevention and treatment. In addition, one day prior to this program, on June 19, 2019, a one-day Obesity Medicine board review course is offered for participants preparing for the American Board of Obesity ...
Harvard Medical School

CCRN Exam Review (Adult) - Hilo

This two-day course provides the critical care nurse with a review of AACN’s core curriculum. The agenda combines central knowledge-based lectures for nurses working in the ICU with an essential review of nursing care and interventions according to the AACN exam blueprint for the critical care provider. This review is not an introduction to the environment of the ICU, but a comprehensive update for the professional already in practice at the bedside and preparing for the certification examin...
MED-ED

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

Pediatric Update

Our 2019 Pediatric Update course will combine with our Neonatology Course. It promises to be an exciting course. This year we’ve shortened some of the sessions to 30 minutes with time for questions and added interactive breaks. Topics were selected based on survey of past participants and review of recent advances in the pediatric literature. We are happy to have a visiting professor, Dr. Jose Garza, a pediatric gastroenterologist and dynamic speaker from Atlanta, GA, who will discuss const...
Medical College of Georgia

Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, and Cardiology Alaska Cruise

◦Management of Congestive Heart Failure: Updated Guidelines for the Primary Care and Acute Care Provider ◦ Differentiate heart failure due to systolic and diastolic dysfunction. ◦ Assess prognosis based upon NYHA class and Ejection Fraction. ◦ Apply the evidence-based approach to current pharmacological and advanced device therapy treatment guidelines. ◦Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation: Updated Guidelines for the Primary Care and Acute Care Provider ◦Understand the asse...
Continuing Education, Inc

Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care, Developmental Pediatrics, and ADHD Alaska Cruise

Topics: ◦Medical home care of children with autism / autism ◦Elimination disorders: Enuresis and encopresis ◦Developmental and Behavioral outcomes of children with chronic disease / disorder ◦Fetal Alcohol Syndrome / Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder ◦ADHD ◦Complementary and Alternative Treatments in children with special health care needs ◦Sleep problems
Continuing Education, Inc

Cosmetic Product Formulation

Who Should Attend? Individuals in the cosmetic industry, or those seeking to enter the industry, who seek a broader or deeper understanding of the inner workings of development, evaluation and performance of a variety of products will find this course very beneficial. Technical personnel in service and allied functions in the cosmetic/toiletries field who are not directly involved in product development but require a better understanding ofthe development process will also find this course of...
CfPA

5th Annual Riding the Wave Nursing Workshop

Today's health care setting presents unique, complex and varied patient care challenges. This conference July 29 - August 1 at Kingston Resort Myrtle Beach, SC is an opportunity to review and update your clinical practice and acquire new assessment and management strategies. You are invited to advance your knowledge of evidence-based practices that promote care innovations, collaboration and confidence among team members. Participants can design a conference experience that meets their profess...
Northwest AHEC at Wake Forest School of Medicine

CCRN Exam Review (Adult) - Augusta

This two-day course provides the critical care nurse with a review of AACN’s core curriculum. The agenda combines central knowledge-based lectures for nurses working in the ICU with an essential review of nursing care and interventions according to the AACN exam blueprint for the critical care provider. This review is not an introduction to the environment of the ICU, but a comprehensive update for the professional already in practice at the bedside and preparing for the certification examin...
MED-ED

Echocardiography ­ A Comprehensive Review

Disorders covered in Echocardiography - A Comprehensive Review include: Coronary Artery Disease, Aortic Stenosis, Aortic Regurgitation, Mitral Stenosis, Mitral Regurgitation, Prosthetic Valves, Disease of the Myocardium, The Heart in Hypertension and many others. Studying Echocardiography - A Comprehensive Review will help you: • Select the right patients for echocardiography • Understand clinical indications and quality assurance issues • Recognize clinical uses, advantages, potent...
CMEInfo

Critical Care Medical Symposium

This course is designed for pulmonary and critical care physicians, anesthesiologists, emergency medicine physicians and other physicians who treat critically ill patients. Objectives: Recognize the long-term complications of critical illness Examine evidence-based guidelines for treating pain, agitation and delirium Review the pretransplant management of liver failure Update on the current advances in the field of extracorporeal liver support Describe the most current evidence for the e...
Medical College of Georgia

Intensive Review of Internal Medicine

The Acclaimed Clinical Update and Board Review With more than 120 interactive lectures, case discussions, and board preparation sessions, this CME program is the most comprehensive review of internal medicine offered by the clinical faculty of Harvard Medical School. One of the highest-rated Harvard Medical School CME courses, it sold out the last two years, so early registration is advised. It offers accelerated learning: ► For clinicians seeking a practical and comprehensive review ...
Harvard Medical School

Hair Product Development

Who Should Attend? This course is intended for beginner formulators or marketing personnel and those with some experience who have the desire to quickly widen their level of knowledge and become familiar with the marketing, technical and claim substantiation issues related to hair product development such as: • Analytical chemists • Microbiologists • Scientists • Technicians Personnel in research and development, sales, marketing and labeling will find this course ver...
CfPA

Internal Medicine, Critical Care, and Infectious Diseases Alaska Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

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

Diabetes, Lipidology, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Southern Caribbean Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Overcoming Analysis Paralysis: Laboratory and Diagnostic Test Interpretation - Honolulu

Test Your Skills ~ 1. What is the significance of an elevated mean corpuscular volume (MCV)? 2. What does an elevated blood urea nitrogen (BUN) level with a normal creatinine level indicate? 3. What is the diagnostic difference between ST depression and ST elevation? 4. How does pregnancy affect fibrinogen or platelet levels? This seminar will look at the answers to these and many other questions regarding laboratory and diagnostic tests. Participants will learn the significance of bo...
MED-ED

Supplier Audits

Who Should Attend? This intensive, practical two-day course will be of value to those professionals in the pharmaceutical, medical device and related industries who are responsible for or involved in any interaction with suppliers, including those working in: • Management • Laboratories • Auditing • Purchasing • QA/QC • Procurement • R&D • Legal • Manufacturing • Validation • Regulatory Affairs • Documentation Management C...
CfPA

Crucial Conversations in Oncology Nursing: Management Considerations for the AML Patient

The landscape of AML treatment is evolving and newer targeted agents may improve outcomes for selected subgroups of patients. Oncology nursing professionals provide disease and treatment information, manage adverse effects, and offer emotional support. Knowledge of the key management issues for patients with AML is critical in fulfilling this role. Patients receiving both standard chemotherapy and newer agents need to be monitored for, and educated about, the risk of infection, bleeding and po...
American Academy of CME

INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL CARE ULTRASOUND

Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasound Live Training Course provides participants a strong foundation to perform the core critical care ultrasound applications as outlined in the WINFOCUS and ACEP practice guidelines. These courses are taught by leading critical care ultrasound experts that incorporates comprehensive lectures and interactive case presentations featuring a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio with live models and phantoms, and is specifically designed for physicians...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

INTRODUCTION TO EMERGENCY MEDICINE ULTRASOUND

Introduction to Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Live Training Course provides participants a strong foundation to perform and/or interpret the core ultrasound applications in an emergency setting as outlined in the ACEP ultrasound practice guidelines. These courses are taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound experts and are specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need emergency medicine ultrasound training. This course incorporates comprehen...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Analytical Methods Validation for FDA Compliance

Who Should Attend? This course is intended for individuals who have the responsibility for establishing the integrity of analytical methods for active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) or finished pharmaceutical dosage forms. This course will benefit individuals in: • R&D • Quality Control • Quality Assurance • Technical Operations Regulatory affairs personnel responsible for the review of such data will also benefit from this course. RAPS - Regulatory Affairs ...
CfPA

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Hagerstown

Although there are many programs available for those working in critical care, there is a need for those that are considered the "experts" to be challenged and further build their critical thinking skills. With the constant changes in evidence-based practice that drives what and why we do what we do, for many of us the only way to stay on top of the changes is through interaction in seminar format. Come learn, grow, and be challenged as we move beyond the basics with the sickest of our patient...
MED-ED

Pharmacologic Management in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine - Portland

This course is designed to broaden and deepen the critical care and/or emergency medicine nurse’s knowledge and application of pharmacologic treatment principles. This course is designed to build a strong foundation of critical under-standing of pharmacokinetic basics that can be applied to all drugs. The course will then explore common conditions found in critical patient populations with an emphasis on pharmacologic management. Program Learning Outcomes This program prepares the learne...
MED-ED

ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICINE & CRITICAL CARE ULTRASOUND

Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound :ive Training Course is designed to build on the knowledge base of experienced emergency medicine and critical care ultrasound professionals using advanced ACEP/WINFOCUS ultrasound topics. These courses are taught by leading emergency medicine & critical care ultrasound experts that incorporates comprehensive lectures and interactive case presentations featuring a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio with live models and phanto...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

CCRN/PCCN Exam Review - Cincinnati

This three-day course is designed to provide critical care and progressive care nurses a review of AACN’s core curriculum. The course combines central knowledge-based lectures so that nurses working in the PCU and ICU arena will have a review of AACN’s Certification Blueprint. The first day will provide the critical care provider with an essential review of nursing care and interventions designed for the ICU setting. The second day of this lecture series will combine both the critical care...
MED-ED

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

Aggressive Management of the Unstable Med-Surg Patient - Prineville

In this two-day program, participants will explore selected topics that every med-surg healthcare practitioner should know. General concepts will be covered to allow application to a wide variety of care settings, and comprehensive assessment and treatment modalities will be introduced to stimulate the experienced clinician. Each topic will be presented in a case study format highlighting the “red flags” to watch for, along with cutting-edge treatment strategies, in order to prevent furthe...
MED-ED

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Raleigh

Although there are many programs available for those working in critical care, there is a need for those that are considered the "experts" to be challenged and further build their critical thinking skills. With the constant changes in evidence-based practice that drives what and why we do what we do, for many of us the only way to stay on top of the changes is through interaction in seminar format. Come learn, grow, and be challenged as we move beyond the basics with the sickest of our patient...
MED-ED

Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing Exam Review - Los Angeles

This seminar is designed to provide the healthcare provider with a comprehensive review of Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing Principles. The principle objectives of the course include enhancing professional nursing practice in Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing as well as providing an outline for nurses preparing for the Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing Exam. The course follows the outline and core curriculum recommended by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Case presentati...
MED-ED

Through Your Patient’s Eyes™ - Comprehensive Relief from Cancer Pain: Expanding the Conversation on Opioid-Induced Constipation

Despite a growing number of specific treatment options, many patients with cancer pain still suffer from opioid-induced constipation (OIC).1-3 Open communication among patients, caregivers, and treating clinicians is essential to determine the severity and psychosocial consequences of OIC.1-4 Patients with cancer pain and their proxies, however, are often reluctant to discuss opioid-related gastrointestinal symptoms and effects on quality of life. To address this barrier, clinicians should pro...
Integritas Communications

CMC Simulation: A Hands-on Approach to Global Marketing Applications

Who Should Attend? This workshop is intended for individuals responsible for R&D/technical writing/quality management of original NDAs/ANDAs/BLAs/MAAs/etc. and post approval submissions in pharmaceutical companies, especially those in: • Regulatory Affairs • QA/QC • Process Chemistry • Analytical Chemistry • Preformulation and Formulation Development • Scale-up and Technology Transfer Experience of one year or more in one of the above areas is recommended to f...
CfPA

Writing Effective Regulatory, Medical and Technical Documents

Who Should Attend? This course will benefit professionals from new hires to managers in the pharmaceutical, medical device, biologics and related health industries who would like to write more effective documents. It is a valuable course for those in: • Clinical Research • Product Development • Regulatory • QA/QC • Compliance • Manufacturing • Engineers/Scientists • Directors and Managers • New Hires Course Description Writing accurate, c...
CfPA

Excipients: Compliance with Compendial and GMP Requirements

Who Should Attend? This course is intended for those responsible for ensuring compliance of excipients with the pharmacopoeias and regulatory authorities, and is applicable to pharmaceutical and excipient manufacturers and excipient distributors within the OTC, generic, innovator, biotechnology, consumer-care, and related industries. This course will benefit individuals in: • Compendial affairs • Regulatory affairs/CMC • Quality assurance/Quality control • Analytical chemi...
CfPA

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Elk Grove

Although there are many programs available for those working in critical care, there is a need for those that are considered the "experts" to be challenged and further build their critical thinking skills. With the constant changes in evidence-based practice that drives what and why we do what we do, for many of us the only way to stay on top of the changes is through interaction in seminar format. Come learn, grow, and be challenged as we move beyond the basics with the sickest of our patient...
MED-ED

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