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Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Applying Treatment Advances to Personalized Care

Sara A. Hurvitz, MD, FACP, Director of the Breast Cancer Clinical Trials Program at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and a prominent authority on TNBC, provides perspectives on personalized care plans for patients with metastatic TNBC, efficacy and safety of emerging treatments, strategies to improve quality of life for patients with metastatic TNBC, and much more! Start the activity now! STATEMENT OF NEED With an estimated 284,200 new cases per year, breast cancer is the mo...
i3 Health

Obesity 2021: Current Clinical Management of a Chronic, Serious Disease

LEARNING OBJECTIVES At the end of the activity, participants will be able to: • Recognize obesity as a chronic, relapsing, serious disease warranting long-term management and early intervention to minimize disease burden and decrease associated morbidity and mortality. • Destigmatize obesity to initiate and enhance patient engagement. • Apply guideline-recommended care for screening, diagnosis, and individualized treatment of adults and others with obesity. • Incorporate practic...
Primary Care Education Consortium

The Hypothyroid Patient

About 12% of the US population has some form of thyroid disease, and more than half of them are unaware of their condition. Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid condition. It affects about 2% of women and 0.1-0.2% of men; however, in adults over 60 years old, 6% of women and 2.5% of men have the condition. Hypothyroidism is a chronic disease that requires lifelong treatment; fortunately, it can be easily managed with thyroid hormone replacement medication. The recommended treatment is ...
The Rx Consultant

Novel Androgen Deprivation Treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer: Optimizing Benefits, Mitigating Risk

Target Audience This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of medical oncologists, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with prostate cancer. Program Overview Join Drs. Robert Dreicer and Michael Cookson as they review the principles of androgen deprivation therapy and discuss the latest clinical data for recently approved ADT agents and studies of ADT-based combination regimens in the treatment of men with metastatic hormone sensitive...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

A New Era in Relieving the Burden and Improving Health Outcomes of Children with Growth Hormone Deficiency

TARGET AUDIENCE: This activity was developed for pediatric endocrinologists, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other healthcare providers who treat children and adolescents with growth and growth hormone disorders. PROGRAM OVERVIEW: Growth hormone deficiency (GHD) specialists Sara DiVall, MD, and Kevin Yuen, MD, explore ways to optimize outcomes in the diagnosis and treatment of GHD in children, including considerations for the use of long-acting growth hormone ...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Menopause Matters…Let’s Start Paying Attention to Racial and Ethnic Differences.

This activity addresses disparities in the treatment of vasomotor symptoms faced by menopausal women of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds. Faculty discussion covers overcoming these disparities, guideline recommendations, a novel mechanism for controlling vasomotor symptoms, and strategies to educate patients. First-hand patient testimonials complement the discussion.
ACHL

WEBINAR: Expanding Pharmacy Proficiency in Transgender Care

Originally presented Monday, October 19, 2020 Throughout pharmacy, there have been gaps identified in the sensitivity training and literature available to pharmacy caregivers. The first half of this presentation will first provide cultural awareness and sensitivity training to improve interactions with this diverse patient population. The second half will provide education on transgender drug therapies, associated risk factors and monitoring to best serve this patient population. Pharmac...
American College of Apothecaries

Animal-Assisted Therapy and the Healing Power of Pets

This is the first course in a three part series and includes the story of Deirdre Rand’s journey with her animal companions and the lessons learned from the challenges and rewards of those relationships. Also discussed are temperament, socialization and training; the role of the neurohormone oxytocin in strengthening the human-companion animal bond; the founding of the three major organizations which register volunteer handler/therapy teams, along with the contributions of key historic figur...
Professional Development Resources

“THEY TOO SHALL PASS: A JOURNEY THROUGH CARING FOR ADULT TRANSGENDER PATIENTS”

CLASS OVERVIEW This CE will allow providers to gain a solid foundation regarding transgender healthcare and the skills necessary to provide healthcare for transgender patients in a safe, supportive and welcoming environment EDUCATIONAL/LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 1. Recognize and apply gender confirming and gender-nonconforming terminology to current practice 2. Review epidemiology of the LGBTQIA+ population 3. Design a welcoming, safe, and supportive environment for patients within the LGBTQI...
Western University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy

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