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2015 - Hot Topics in Primary Care

2015 - Hot Topics in Primary Care Content Origination Date: Jul 19, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: Aug 11, 2018 Total CE Credits: In the current environment of health promotion and disease prevention, the rational use of diagnostic tests and medical interventions as well as interprofessional management of chronic disease are mandates as we move forward in the 21st century. We all know that expanding access to insurance coverage will continue to put significant demands on our health c...
Contemporary Forums

Asthma Community Pharmacy Series

Asthma is a prevalent health condition with significant public health, quality of life, and economic consequences. With increasing numbers of respiratory delivery devices being used to deliver medication to the lung, pharmacists need to keep current on asthma devices. Pharmacists can help improve patient outcomes by identifying at-risk patients and intervening briefly to ensure proper inhalation technique. This series demonstrates evidence-based interventions that are sensitive to the const...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Las Vegas

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

CCRN/PCCN Exam Review - Kingman

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

Advanced Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound: Diagnostic and Interventional Applications

Objectives Increase the participants’ knowledge to perform and/or interpret peripheral nerve ultrasound examinations. State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls. Recognize anatomy and ultrasound characteristics of the nerves and surrounding tissue to assist with management of focal neuropathies Assess and diagnose focal neuropathies using high frequency ultrasound techniques Identify common and challenging nerves using ...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

22nd Annual Conference on Hypertension, Diabetes & Dyslipidemia

In collaboration with the Carolinas, Georgia, Florida Chapter of the American Society of Hypertension, Continuing Education Company (CEC) are pleased to offer the 22nd Annual Medical Conference on Hypertension, Diabetes, and Dyslipidemia. This three day intensive conference, held on June 22-24, 2018 in Charleston, South Carolina, has been endorsed by the American Society of Hypertension (ASH), and Southeast Lipid Association. Program Objectives As a result of this educational activity, parti...
Continuing Education Company

Adolescent Depression and Anxiety: A Review of Treatment Options

Depression and anxiety in adolescents is more prevalent than most adults realize. Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions can improve functioning and quality of life for many adolescents.
freeCE.com

26th Annual Primary Care Summer Conference: Session I

Continuing Education Company has been organizing its Primary Care Conference Series for the past 25 years. The Primary Care Summer Conference is designed to update primary care clinicians in rapidly changing therapeutic areas. The emphasis is on practical and useful information for clinical practice. Join us this June or July when we hold the 26th Annual Primary Care Summer Conference. This conference will be repeated in two sessions for convenience in scheduling. Sessions I and II will be hel...
Continuing Education Company

Family Medicine Southern Caribbean Cruise

Topics: 1.Subclinical Thyroid Disorders ◦Identify and determine treatment for subclinical thyroid disorders 2.Thyroid Disorders ◦Devise appropriate work up and evaluation of hyper and hypothyroid disorders 3.Tobacco Cessation ◦Develop appropriate tobacco cessation interventions for daily practice 4.Asthma Guidelines and Treatment ◦Manage acute and chronic asthma in the clinical setting using current guidelines for step therapy 5.Influenza ◦Diagnose, ...
Continuing Education, Inc

How Sweet It Is! Management of Diabetes: Diabetes Disease State Management

Pharmacists are increasingly providing diabetes disease state management in large numbers. This presentation will pull together all the information in this series through a case-based discussion.
freeCE.com

26th Annual Primary Care Summer Conference: Session II

Continuing Education Company has been organizing its Primary Care Conference Series for the past 25 years. The Primary Care Summer Conference is designed to update primary care clinicians in rapidly changing therapeutic areas. The emphasis is on practical and useful information for clinical practice. Join us this June or July when we hold the 26th Annual Primary Care Summer Conference. This conference will be repeated in two sessions for convenience in scheduling. Sessions I and II will be hel...
Continuing Education Company

Cardiometabolic International Summit Eastern Caribbean Cruise

Therapeutic Lifestyle Intervention Lipoprotein (a) Residual Risk Familial Hypercholesterolemia Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome Alternative Approaches For Cardiovascular Health
Continuing Education, Inc

OCN® Exam Review - Mission Hills

This program is designed for oncology nurses seeking a general oncology review in preparation for the ONCC® OCN Exam. We will focus on the following categories from the 2016 OCN blueprint: cancer epidemiology, health promotion and cancer screening, scientific basis for practice, treatment modalities, symptom management, psychosocial care, oncologic emergencies, palliative/end-of-life care and survivorship. This is not meant to be an introductory course, but rather a comprehensive review of ba...
MED-ED

Adolescent Depression and Anxiety: A Review of Treatment Options

Depression and anxiety in adolescents is more prevalent than most adults realize. Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions can improve functioning and quality of life for many adolescents.
freeCE.com

Anesthesia Update

TARGET AUDIENCE This course is designed for physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, registered nurses and other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty but also of all additional, related disciplines which may impact it. PROGRAM PURPOSE Presentations are designed to facilitate the physician, nurse specialist, and other providers maintaining skills of the same kind to review and update knowledge and ab...
Northwest Anesthesia Seminars

Cardiovascular Summit, July 19-22, 2018

Review the management of patients with Congestive Heart Failure in both inpatient and outpatient settings, Describe the best practices for preventing Congestive Heart Failure re-admissions, Discuss the long-term management of Congestive Heart Failure patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices, Review outpatient strategies of invasive hemodynamic monitoring in patients with Congestive Heart Failure, Describe the management of patients with heart failure with preserved left ventricular ej...
Medical College of Georgia

How Sweet It Is! Management of Diabetes: Lifestyle Modification and Diabetes Mellitus

Step one after diagnosis of diabetes mellitus is implementation of a plan for lifestyle modification, which generally includes dietary change and a physical activity plan. Pharmacy practitioners are frequently unsure how to provide these recommendations. Pharmacy practitioners may also advise patients with diabetes on other interventions such as stress management.
freeCE.com

2018 LAS VEGAS TRAVEL & LEARN PROGRAM: THE IMMEDIATE IMPLANT - ATRAUMATIC EXTRACTION, IMMEDIATE IMPLANT PLACEMENT, CHAIRSIDE PROVISIONAL RESTORATION - A LECTURE AND HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

SPECIAL NOTE: All Stay and Learn Packages include course tuition, breakfast and lunch (one enrollee), 2 nights stay at the 5-star Cosmopolitan Las Vegas Hotel (City Room with 2 Queen Beds), self or valet parking, resort fees, free in-room high-speed internet access, 24-hour access to state-of-the-art fitness center, pools, unlimited local and domestic long distance calls (50 states), and tennis court access (based upon availability). Please book your Stay and Learn Packages early since rate...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Advanced Imaging of Sports Related Joint Injuries: NYU School of Medicine Clinical Update

Topics covered in Advanced Imaging of Sports Related Joint Injuries include: Shoulder Instability, Arthroscopy, MR Correlation, Rotator Cuff, Post-Operative Shoulder, Finger Imaging, Adolescent Sports Injuries, Gamekeeper's Thumb, Tennis Elbow, Knee Imaging, Cartilage Imaging, Ligament Injuries in Athletes, ITB Syndrome, Bone Tumors, Imaging of Stress Fractures, Athletic Pubalgia and many others. Participating in Advanced Imaging of Sports Related Joint Injuries will help you to better: ...
CMEInfo

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access

Objectives Demonstrate the participant’s knowledge to better perform ultrasound-guided vascular access procedures. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images. List the advantages and disadvantages of the “In-Plane” and “Out-of-Plane” and the “Direct” vs. “Indirect” ultrasound-guided vascular access techniques. Differentiate venous vs. arterial anatomy by ultrasound. Identify ultrasound imaging characteristics of vessel...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

3rd Annual Internal Medicine for Primary Care CME Alaska Cruise

Continuing Education Company has been organizing its' Primary Care Conference Series for the past 25 years. The 3rd Annual Internal Medicine in Primary Care Conference is designed to update primary care clinicians in rapidly changing therapeutic areas. The emphasis is on practical and useful information for clinical practice. Join us in August of 2018 when we host the 3rd Annual Internal Medicine in Primary Care Conference on the Celebrity Solstice while cruising Alaska and British Columbia. ...
Continuing Education Company

Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound with Optional Interventional Cadaver Lab

Objectives Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and/or interpret MSK ultrasound examinations. List the indications, benefits, and limitations of MSK ultrasound for sports medicine injuries, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and rheumatology applications. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images. Demonstrate scanning protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, knee, ankle/foot, & hip ultrasound examinations...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Objectives Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and/or interpret MSK ultrasound examinations. List the indications, benefits, and limitations of MSK ultrasound for sports medicine injuries, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and rheumatology applications. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images. Demonstrate scanning protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, knee, ankle/foot, & hip ultrasound examinations...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Food-labeling

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to: Review the main uses of food-labeling Assess the evidence behind the use of food-labeling to modify consumer behavior against the obesity epidemic
Vindico Medical Education

Advanced & Interventional MSK Ultrasound

Objectives Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and / or interpret MSK ultrasound exams. List the use of MSK sonography for diagnosis and ultrasound - guided interventions for rheumatology, sports medicine, and physical medicine & rehabilitation applications Demonstrate techniques and protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, ankle/foot, adult hip, and spine. Identify sonographic appearance of commonly seen pathology of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, ankle,...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Advanced/Interventional MSK Ultrasound with Regenerative Medicine Track

Objectives Identify anatomy and pathoanatomy of the upper extremity joints (tendons, ligaments, muscle/fascia, and nerves). Outline the biology and evidence for use of regenerative substances. State when, why, and how to integrate regenerative medicine as a practical treatment option. Prepare various injectables for performing ultrasound-guided regenerative medicine techniques. List regenerative medicine targets for the upper and lower extremities. Outline post procedural protocols for r...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Current Topics in Stress and Mental Health Eastern Caribbean Cruise

◦Physiological and Psychological effects of Stress and The Mind/Body Connection for Patients and Staff ◦Managing Patient Expectations and Improving the Patient Experience ◦Management of Difficult Patients ◦Psychological Aspects of Delivering Good and Bad News to Patients ◦Physician (staff) burnout and the role of the Mental Health Professional in Education and Support of the Medical Staff ◦Counseling Interventions-What Really Works ◦Didactic and Experiential l...
Continuing Education, Inc

Everything Cardiac - Bloomington

This program provides a clinically applicable review of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology, cardiac assessment, cardiovascular pharmacology and interventions based on current guidelines for the most common cardiac disorders seen in clinical practice. Content includes a review of cardiac physiology that can be applied in daily practice, the physiological basis for cardiovascular drug therapy and the pathophysiology, diagnosis and guideline-based treatment strategies for heart failure...
MED-ED

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Philadelphia

Although there are many programs available for those working in critical care, there is a need for those who are considered the “experts” to be challenged and further build their critical-thinking skills. With the constant changes in evidence-based practice driving 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 patients....
MED-ED

The Oncologist: A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Nurse-Led Supportive Care Package (SurvivorCare) for Survivors of Colorectal Cancer

Learning Objectives: 1. Discuss the range of issues that survivors of colorectal cancer may experience. 2. Critically review interventions and models of care that aim to better meet the needs of survivors. 3. Critically review endpoints for studies that aim to improve the wellbeing of survivors and recognize challenges with study endpoints. Introduction. Colorectal cancer (CRC) and its treatments can cause distressing sequelae. We conducted a multicenter randomized controlled trial aimi...
Society For Translational Oncology

The Oncologist: Sarcomas Associated With Genetic Cancer Predisposition Syndromes: A Review

Learning Objectives: 1. Discuss the heritable cancer predisposition syndromes associated with specific sarcomas. 2. Explain the broad therapeutic principles of major sarcomas. 3. Describe the influence of genetic cancer predisposition on treatment of sarcoma and broader clinical management of the patient. Sarcomas are rare mesenchymal malignancies that demonstrate great clinical and biological heterogeneity. A variety of sarcomas develop in the context of well-defined heritable cancer pr...
Society For Translational Oncology

Board Vitals Interventional Cardiology Board Review Question Bank and Study Program

Pass your Interventional Cardiology Exam with the Board Vitals Interventional Cardiology Board Review Question Bank and Study Program. This program offers over 1100 Interventional Cardiology Board Review questions sourced from Interventional Cardiologists who have recently taken their boards as well as leading Medical Publishers. The Board Vitals Interventional Cardiology Board Review Question Bank and Study Program features: • Detailed explanations and rationales associated with every qu...
Board Vitals

Topics in Cardiology, Pain Management and Palliative Care Alaskan Cruise

◦Update on dyslipidemia ◦Apply knowledge gained to improve management of complex cholesterol related issues ◦ Hypertension: The debate about newer guidelines ◦Manage hypertension in a complex patient with multiple comorbidities ◦ Diabetes and cardiovascular disease: Focus on new treatments ◦Distinguish therapies in diabetes management that are beneficial or harmful from a cardiovascular perspective ◦ Atrial Fibrillation : New therapies in stroke prevention ◦Gain insigh...
Continuing Education, Inc

2nd Annual National Hospitalist Conference

The 2nd Annual National Hospitalist Conference on September 7-9, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio is designed to provide attendees with the information and skills to improve the care of hospitalized patients. This conference has been accredited for up to 15 CME credits. The conference's focus is on the practical management of problems commonly encountered in hospital medicine. An emphasis will be placed on recent advances, up-to-date practices, and guidelines for inpatient care. This 3-d...
Continuing Education Company

2018 Advances in GI & Hepatology: Live Endoscopy and More

Join experts from across the spectrum of GI care for this update on gastrointestinal and hepatological diseases and their management. This course features live therapeutic endoscopy cases where participants see, hear and interact with renowned endoscopists treating complex GI conditions in real time; using a variety of advanced endoscopic procedures and novel state-of-the-art technologies that may obviate the need for surgical intervention. Live cases will be transmitted in high-definition ...
Virginia Mason

Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema: Optimal Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy for Vision Preservation and Restoration

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) and diabetic macular edema (DME) are 2 of the most common causes of blindness among working-age people throughout the world. Effective management depends heavily on prompt treatment. Many of these patients remain untreated, however; as a result, they often suffer irrevocable vision loss that might have been prevented. Retina specialists and comprehensive ophthalmologists, who play a crucial role in the treatment of DR and DME, will require education to overcome defici...
Slack Inc.

Treatment Paradigms in AMD Management: Assessing Consistent Long-Term Dosing Part 2 of 2

This continuing medical education (CME) activity captures content from roundtable discussion held in June of 2017. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a chronic, progressive disease. It is a leading cause of blindness in developed countries,1-4 with an overall global prevalence of 8.69%. AMD is most prevalent in patients older than 60 years, with incidence rates expected to increase as the population ages—approximately 228 million people will be diagnosed with AMD in 2040.5 There is n...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

The Alzheimer’s Disease Spectrum A Clinically Focused Discussion Between Private Practice and Academic Neurologists and Psychiatrists

General practitioners and neurologists will be better able to discuss risk factors for AD progression and preventative strategies for maintaining cognitive function, to inform and provide disease information and resources to caregivers, patients and family, and to recognize and treat aggressive behavior, if needed. Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Discuss current pathogenic mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease and rule out other causes of dementia. Assess ...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Lung Cancer Screening

LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to: •Review historical RCTs of lung cancer screening •Explore the purpose and utility of the ACR Lung-RADS™ •Identify individuals who may benefit from lung cancer screening
The France Foundation

Staging and Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to: •Discuss the role of imaging in lung cancer diagnosis and staging •Review descriptors identified in the 8th Edition of TNM Staging for Lung Cancer •Review methods for tissue acquisition for lung cancer diagnosis and mediastinal staging
The France Foundation

Image-Guided Thermal Ablation of Lung Cancer

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to: •Explore recognized standards of care for thermal ablation of NSCLC as reflected in relevant treatment guidance, with special attention to imaging-related concerns and combination of IO and conventional treatment •Review clinical trial data describing efficacy and safety of ablative therapies
The France Foundation

Lung Cancer Pathology: From Atypical Adenomatous Hyperplasia to Adenocarcinoma

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to: •Explore lung adenocarcinoma classification, with a focus on the transition from pre-invasive to invasive adenocarcinoma •Examine how imaging and molecular testing inform histologic findings in lung adenocarcinoma classification and comprehension of the transition from pre-invasive to invasive disease •Describe data supporting this carcinoma progression paradigm
The France Foundation

Lung Cancer: Standard of Care Treatment Algorithms (Chemotherapy/Immunotherapy)

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to: •Review the current treatment algorithms for lung cancer •Identify appropriate roles for systemic therapy in various stages of lung cancer •Explain tumor-specific factors that influence selection of systemic treatment modalities
The France Foundation

The Role of Surgery for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to: •Explore different surgical approaches to NSCLC •Determine the extent of resection required based on the patient’s surgical risk and tumor factors •Review data from clinical trials examining the role of different surgical strategies of patients with NSCLC
The France Foundation

The Opioid Epidemic and HIV: The Indiana HIV/HCV Outbreak: Implications for Prevention

Learning Objectives As a result of participating in this activity, participants should be better able to: Describe the key demographic changes in persons at risk for hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV infection in the United States Identify 3 risk factors associated with increased risk for vulnerability to new HCV or HIV infection among persons who inject drugs Identify 3 effective interventions to reduce the risk of HCV and HIV infections among persons who inject drugs The content f...
American Academy of CME and Beaumont Health

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - San Diego

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

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Registry Review Course

Objectives Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret MSK ultrasound examinations. Outline appropriate transducer selection, system optimization, and identify commonly seen artifacts associated with MSK ultrasound. State scanning protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, knee, ankle, foot and hip ultrasound examinations. Identify normal anatomy during musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging. Recognize ultrasound characteristics of commonly seen pathol...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Breast Ultrasound with Tom Stavros: Diagnosis, Screening, Staging, Biomarkers and Niche Applications

Updated throughout for 2018, this well-received comprehensive course on breast ultrasound, with an emphasis on a new classification system on breast cancer, “non”-mass ultrasound findings, a look at causes of false negative BI-RADS 3 classifications, and new ways of classifying breast nodules that can help objectively assign BI-RADS 4 subcategories and improve ultrasound’s ability to serve as a biomarker. In addition to faculty panel discussions with audience participation, there will be...
World Class CME

Everything Cardiac- Niagara Falls

This program provides a clinically applicable review of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology, cardiac assessment, cardiovascular pharmacology and interventions based on current guidelines for the most common cardiac disorders seen in clinical practice. Content includes a review of cardiac physiology that can be applied in daily practice, the physiological basis for cardiovascular drug therapy and the pathophysiology, diagnosis and guideline-based treatment strategies for heart failure...
MED-ED

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Reno

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...
Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Reno

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