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A Practical Approach to Managing IBS: Understanding and Applying the Evidence for Optimal Care

William Chey, MD, and Amy Foxx-Orenstein, DO, offer their expert insights into the diagnosis and management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). These experts discuss several cases that illustrate issues you might encounter when caring for patients with IBS and will help you navigate the diagnosis and treatment of this common complaint, including making the IBS diagnosis without unnecessary diagnostic testing, recognizing signs that suggest an organic cause for symptoms, and selecting treatments...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Best of IBD Summit for Fellows

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic, frequently progressive condition that affects approximately 1 to 1.3 million people in the United States. There is substantial room for improvement in the care of patients with IBD, as evidenced by a recent study of insurance claims that showed approximately 80% of 32,883 patients with IBD received suboptimal therapy. The outcomes of patients with IBD are diminished by multiple factors, including uncertainty about approaches to diagnosis, assessme...
Slack Inc.

Improving Colorectal Cancer Prevention: Latest Advances to Improve Adenoma Detection Rates

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common type of cancer worldwide and second deadliest form of cancer in the United States. Current estimates suggest that up to 25% of adenomas are missed with current colonoscopy technologies, primarily due to poor visualization in folds and other difficult-to-detect areas. Technological advances in recent years have improved detection rates. This CME activity will review appropriate screening and prevention efforts for the early detection of patients ...
Slack Inc.

Checkpoint Inhibitors in Gastrointestinal Tumors: The Latest Evidence on Safety, Efficacy, and Biomarkers

The genomes of cancers deficient in mismatch repair (MMR) contain extremely high numbers of somatic mutations. Analysis of recent clinical studies have demonstrated that colorectal cancers with mismatch repair deficiency (dMMR) and other advanced dMMR cancers are sensitive to immune checkpoint blockade with PD-1 antibodies, and that mutational burden correlates with treatment response. These findings have led to the recent approval of two immune checkpoint inhibitors for the treatment of micro...
Slack Inc.

Penn Radiology Oncologic Imaging: Optimizing Patient Care (Streaming Online & DVD-ROM)

Penn Radiology joins forces with its experts in Nuclear Medicine, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Radiation and Interventional Oncology to present this comprehensive review of Oncologic Imaging. Best practices and clinical correlates will be discussed, with two detailed sessions dedicated to CT screening for lung cancer. Credits for this program can be applied toward your Self Assessment CME Requirements for ABR Maintenance of Certification. Topics: CT Screening for Lung Cancer, State of th...
Meetings By Mail®

Ace the Case: A 65-Year-Old White Female Presents to Primary Care Physician with Abdominal Pain 2 Years After Having Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery

The education activity will utilize a case study to assess the cause of abdominal pain in a 65-year-old woman who underwent gastric bypass surgery two years ago.
Slack Inc.

Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2019

Mayo Clinic’s Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2019 is designed to update physicians and other health care providers practicing in gastroenterology and hepatology about new approaches to the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases. Faculty will present data on multiple topics, including general gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal neoplasia, esophageal diseases, motility, nutrition, pancreaticobiliary disorders, endoscopy and hepatology.
Mayo Clinic

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

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

Vaccinations and IBD: Special Considerations and Preventive Measures to Improve Patient Outcomes

The treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has been revolutionized by using immunomodulatory agents that are effective in controlling disease activity. However, these agents also cause an increased risk of new infections or reactivation of latent infections. Immunosuppressed patients have an increased risk of severe viral infections, and national and international vaccination guidelines have been developed to decrease the mortality risk associated with these infections. In addition, the...
Slack Inc.

Ace the Case: A 55-Year-Old Woman with Intermittent Episodes of Lightheadedness and Excessive Fatigue

This “Ace the Case” activity will utilize a case study to evaluate a 55-year-old woman, post-gastric bypass surgery, who presents with intermittent episodes of lightheadedness and excessive fatigue.
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

Targeting the JAK/STAT Pathway in Immune-mediated Inflammatory Diseases: Current and Future Directions

A Clinical Commentary features a video-based digital classroom which includes didactic clinical reviews, faculty discussions and an augmented reality MOA animation. This educational activity will provide clinicians with clinical data and expert opinions to aid them in providing the best possible care to their patients with inflammatory medicated diseases, Rheumatoid arthritis(RA) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). RA and iIBD are chronic, systemic, autoimmune disorders characterized b...
ACHL

Dermatology and Gastroenterology Norwegian Fjords Cruise

1.Recognizing Benign and Malignant Lesions of The Skin ◦Appropriately treat or refer patients with cutaneous neoplastic disease 2.Skin Disease Pearls for Primary Practice ◦Be comfortable choosing and using novel techniques in dealing with minor skin problems 3.Selected Topics in Acne and Rosacea ◦Diagnose and manage the most common forms of acne and rosacea 4.Infections and Infestations of the Skin ◦Recognize and treat skin infections and infestations 5.Psoriasis Update - T...
Continuing Education, Inc

Gastroenterology 2019

The Comprehensive 2019 Gastroenterology Update This Harvard Medical School CME program, which sold out the last two 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 2019 program in...
Harvard Medical School

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

Adult and Pediatric Gastroenterology: 2019 Update Alaska 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 and to 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 lead to GI bleeding 4.Colon Cancer Prevention 2019 ◦Define the best practices that lead to colon cancer prevention 5.Dysphagia/Dyspepsi...
Continuing Education, Inc

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

On the Front Lines: Hepatitis C Infection in Primary Care

LEARNING OBJECTIVES • Identify patients who should be screened for HCV infection • Identify patients with HCV infection who may be considered for referral • Initiate and modify pharmacologic therapy based on stage of infection and to meet individual needs • Implement a follow-up care plan to improve long-term treatment and adherence TARGET AUDIENCE Family physicians and clinicians who wish to gain increased knowledge and greater competency regarding primary care management of he...
Primary Care Education Consortium

Current Topics in Family Medicine and Gastroenterology Alaska Cruise

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

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

Gastroenterology Mediterranean Cruise

The purpose of this activity is to give participants an update in the diagnostic and therapeutic developments in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 1.Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Tests ◦Differentiate between tests of liver function and liver injury ◦Use a diagnostic algorithm in the work-up of abnormal liver tests 2.Hepatitis C management ◦Understand screening guidelines for HCV ◦Understand the n...
Continuing Education, Inc

Pediatric Care Series - Gastroenterology: Oakstone Clinical Update

Topics covered in Pediatric Care Series - Gastroenterology include: Neonatal Cholestasis & Other Causes of Infant Jaundice, Celiac Disease, Gastroesophageal Reflux, GI Bleeding, Pancreatitis and CF, Pediatric GI Emergencies and many others. Pediatric Care Series - Gastroenterology will help you to better: • Recognize the signs and symptoms of various pediatric gastrointestinal diseases • Understand the importance of differential diagnosis in establishing the final diagnosis • Effect...
CMEInfo

Breaking the Cycle of C. difficile: Focus on Community-acquired Infections and Recurrence

In this CME video-based interview, Dr. Sahil Khanna will review the changing epidemiology of community-acquired C. difficile and advances in its diagnosis and prevention. Dr. Khanna will also discuss approaches to the treatment of initial and recurrent episodes of C. difficile. A patient who experienced several episodes of recurrent C. difficile will provide her perspective.
ACHL

UCLA Pediatric Board Review Course: Mattel Children's Hospital and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Board Review

UCLA Pediatric Board Review Course fully prepares you for board exams. Topics include: Radiology, Endocrinology, Behavior & Development, Sexuality, Drug Abuse, Gastroenterology, Ethics, Biostatistics, Test Taking Strategies, Coagulation, Poisoning, Neonatology, Adolescent Mental Health, Infectious Diseases, Immunizations and many more. UCLA Pediatric Board Review Course will help you to: • Prepare for The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) certification and re-certification examinations ...
CMEInfo

Pediatric Care Series Bundle (Gastroenterology, Behavior Disorders, Otolaryngology, Allergy, Dermatology

The Pediatric Care Series Bundle includes these programs: • Pediatric Gastroenterology (10.5 hours of CME) • Pediatric Otolaryngology (10 hours of CME) • Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Behavior and Development (10 hours of CME) • Pediatric Allergy (10.75 hours of CME) • Pediatric Dermatology (10 hours of CME) ORDER NOW AND GET A $1,000 Amazon GIFT CARD. Use coupon code GCPES1K. Gain instant access to more than 50 hours of CME content with the media format that best suits...
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C. difficile Infection and Recurrence: Targeting the Drivers of Pathogenesis

In this CME eNewsletter, Dr. Paul Feuerstadt will discuss the body’s defenses against C. difficile infection, including the immune response and changes in the gut microbiome. He will also discuss the effect of available therapies on these processes during the treatment of initial and recurrent episodes of C. difficile. This is the final activity in a series of three educational activities on CDI released in 2018.
ACHL

Optimizing the Management of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI)

Recorded at a prominent infectious-disease conference in October 2018, Carlene Muto, MD and Sahil Khanna, MBBS discuss new clinical practice guidelines from IDSA/SHEA and clinical best practices for optimal treatment of C. difficile infection. A C. difficile patient and survivor of 8 infection recurrences (9 total infections) also presents her story for expert panel discussion/analysis and audience questions. The purpose of this activity is to update physicians and pharmacists on the 2017 ...
ACHL

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
CMEInfo

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 ...
CMEInfo

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

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