What the Future Holds for NASH: An Augmented Reality Look into Disease Stating and Targeted Therapies

Statement of Need Given the rising prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and the societal and economic burden of its aggressive subtype, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), it is important that hepatologists and gastroenterologists are equipped with the latest tools to diagnose NASH. While there are currently no approved therapies for the treatment of NASH, several targeted therapies are being investigated in clinical trials, with high probability of being approved in the ...
CME Outfitters

A Deeper Dive into NASH Diagnosis and Treatment: An Augmented Reality Experience

Statement of Need Obesity and diabetes are on the rise, leading to an increased prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which in some cases may progress to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). NAFLD effects approximately 30% of the U.S. population, with NASH effecting about 5%. NASH comes with a significant risk of progression to advanced liver fibrosis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Disease models project that the number of individuals with end-stage live...
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At-Risk Patients Hidden in Plain Sight: Real-World Strategies for Screening and Treating Hepatitis B Virus

Statement of Need Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) remains a global epidemic, resulting in significant morbidity and mortality. In 2015, there were 257 million people worldwide infected with HBV. In 2016, only 10.5% were diagnosed, with only 16.7% receiving treatment, and without intervention, there are 19 million deaths anticipated by the end of 2020. These numbers are startling as they exist despite the availability of effective treatment, and this is in part due to lack of clinician knowl...
CME Outfitters

@MondayNightIBD LIVE: Addressing the Cases That Challenge Your Practice

Statement of Need Gastroenterologists are trailblazers in health care social media, and #MondayNightIBD (#MNIBD) has harnessed that energy to establish gastroenterologists as not just social media influencers but as clinical practice influencers as well. #MNIBD is not just a weekly social media conversation - it is an international platform that is moving the field forward by crowdsourcing the expertise of leading inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) experts, community clinicians, and patients ...
CME Outfitters

Innovations and New Practices in Internal Medicine 2020

The State of the Art in Internal Medicine This Harvard Medical School CME program—among the highest-rated HMS CME courses--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 H...
Harvard Medical School

Gastroenterology 2020

The Comprehensive 2020 Gastroenterology Update This Harvard Medical School CME program, which sold out the last three years, ensures participants are current with state-of-the-art GI strategies and clinical practices. It covers recent advances and their impact on clinical approaches and on patient outcomes. Updates, best practices, and new guidelines are presented by nationally recognized GI experts and master clinicians. Practical, Results-Driven Education Highlights of the 2020 program ...
Harvard Medical School

JAK-STAT-GO: Personalized, Targeted Therapy Options for Your IBD Patients

How can clinicians know they have current information for improving patients’ IBD outcomes? Expert faculty from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences, and Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine recently led a symposium at a major gastroenterology meeting exploring the latest in treat-to-target paradigms, the role of the JAK-STAT pathway, and related research on investigational JAK inhibitors in IBD treatment...

Internal Medicine Comprehensive Review and Update 2020

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

Treating Obesity 2020: The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine

Education to Optimize Your Care of Adult, Adolescent, and Pediatric Patients with Obesity This highly rated Harvard Medical School CME course, which has sold out the last 6 years, 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. Highlights of the 2020 program include: • Comprehensive evaluation of the patient with obesity • Medical management of the patient wi...
Harvard Medical School

42nd Annual Aspen Conference on Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease: Advances in Pediatric Liver Disease and Liver Transplantation

Under the directorship of conference chair, William Balistreri, MD, Advances in Pediatric Liver Disease and Liver Transplantation is the 42nd in a series of annual “Aspen-Snowmass” conferences. Our previous conference shave been well-attended, highly regarded and widely lauded. A renowned faculty has been invited to participate. The conference will focus on recent advances in the diagnosis and management of children with a wide variety of liver diseases. Daily topics include: Mond...
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

The University of Chicago Digestive Diseases Review: University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences Specialty Review (SA-CME)

Studying the University of Chicago Digestive Diseases Review will help you to better: • Keep up with the latest advancements regarding the biology and treatment of patients with digestive diseases • Apply new knowledge in GI, hematology, and nutrition with this review in gastroenterology • Integrate current guidelines into daily practice when preventing and managing digestive diseases

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

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review: Oakstone Board Review

At the conclusion of the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review, you will be able to: • Apply an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and liver disorders • Discuss the difference between gastroesophageal reflux disease and Barrett's esophagus • Differentiate among motility disorders: gastroparesis, functional dyspepsia, ileus • Assess therapy options for C. Difficile colitis • Summarize screening procedures and diagnostic criteria for ...

Microbiota Restoration in Recurrent C. difficile and COVID-19

Target Audience This activity is intended for gastroenterologists, infectious disease specialists, and other clinicians who care for patients at risk of serious infection. Program Overview In this activity, Dr. Paul Feuerstadt and Dr. Sahil Khanna discuss how the global COVID-19 pandemic presents increasing safety measures for patients with recurrent Clostridioides difficile Infection (rCDI) that are candidates for fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT). In this video-based format, ou...
Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning

Patient-Centric Care of Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Patient-Centric Care of Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome LEARNING OBJECTIVES After reading the review article on diarrheapredominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D), participants should be able to: • Describe the evidence indicating that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is both a brain-gut and a gut-brain disorder • Describe the role of the Rome IV criteria, colonoscopy, and other tests used to diagnose IBS • Implement strategies to facilitate provider understandi...
Primary Care Education Consortium

Exploring the Future of IBD Care: The Role of JAK Inhibitors

Advance your understanding on new and innovative approaches to care, focusing on the role of JAK Inhibitors in the treatment of IBD. Leading US gastroenterology faculty recently gave a series of lectures across the country on the latest research and treatment regimen recommendations in IBD to enhance optimal health outcomes. Thomas Ullman, MD, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in new York City, will review and discuss...

Understanding the Microbiome and Gut Microbiota

In this video commentary, Dr. Amy Barto will examine the role of the gut microbiome in initial and recurrent C. difficile infection. She will also discuss risk factors for recurrent infection and will introduce available and emerging approaches to microbial restoration

The Evolving Role of Nutrition Therapy in the Hospitalized Patient: Focus on Lipids and Protein

Despite recognition of underfeeding in hospital settings and its consequences, a substantial number of hospitalized patients can be characterized as malnourished. In this roundtable discussion, Canadian and US-based faculty discuss diagnostic criteria for malnutrition, available and emerging lipid emulsion products and their influence on inflammation and ensuring adequate protein delivery for optimal nutrition support. This activity is intended for physicians, pharmacists, nurses and dieti...

Managing Opioid-Induced Constipation: Translating Guidelines Into Patient Care

Constipation, the most common side effect of chronic opioid therapy, is a constellation of symptoms that includes infrequent or incomplete bowel movements, abdominal pain or bloating, and the need to strain when having a bowel movement.1,2 In addition to constipation-related discomfort, opioid-induced constipation (OIC) produces significant health and quality-of-life burdens.3,4 Poorly managed OIC can lead patients to reduce or skip opioid doses, thereby decreasing adherence, increasing pain-r...
Integritas Communications

Board Vitals Family Medicine MOC Re-Certification Question Bank and Review

Board Vitals Family Medicine MOC Re-Certification Question Bank and Review contains over 1500 ABFM and AOBFP Family Medicine MOC targeted review questions. The Board Vitals FM qbank offers questions that are directly relevant to the exam: multiple choice questions (mostly focused around patient scenarios) with a single best answer. Board Vitals Family Medicine MOC Re-Certification Question Bank Features: • Take the exam in review mode or timed mode to simulate real FM exam conditions • ...
Board Vitals

Board Vitals USMLE Step 3 Board Review Questions

Board Vitals USMLE Step 3 Board Review Questions: • 1200 USMLE Step 3 board review questions • Individualized learning • Ability to flag questions for further review • Question are structured by category • Timed and review modes available • Detailed explanations associated with each question
Board Vitals

Board Vitals Internal Medicine Board Review Question Bank and Study Program

The Board Vitals Internal Medicine Board Review Question Bank and Study Program covers topics from Allergy and Immunology to Pulmonary topics - all of the subjects covered on the Internal Medicine Board Exam.  The bank offers over 1200 questions targeted to the ABIM and ABOIM exams.  The Internal Medicine review is highly interactive, offers high yield questions, and offers related images in a manner similar to the board exams.
Board Vitals

Therapy Tidbits – Winter 2020

Therapy Tidbits – Winter 2020 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the Winter 2020 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent, quarterly newspaper intended to keep psychologists informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are: Settlement Sought in Hoffman Report Suit - A brief overview of the Hoffman Report. Psychologists Can Play Big Role in Stemming Opioid Crisis - Outlines the ways psychologist...
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