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Treatment Considerations for PAH Patients During the Pandemic

Are you taking the right precautions to ensure your patients with PAH are safely managed during COVID-19? Are you employing effective therapeutic management strategies with your PAH patients during the pandemic? In this short CME-certified vlog, leading pulmonologist Dr. Victor Tapson, Director, Pulmonary Vascular Disease Research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, discusses how to effectively manage therapy for PAH during the pandemic, including those who are COVID-19-infected, taking into accou...
ACHL

Heartburn - Appropriate Use of OTC Medications

Heartburn is a burning sensation in the chest that may radiate toward the neck, throat, and occasionally, the back. It most often results from the reflux of gastric contents into the esophagus. Heartburn is among the most common gastrointestinal complaints, and is a common reason people seek medical care. The worldwide prevalence of reflux symptoms that occur at least once a week is estimated to be 13%, but varies widely among countries. In the US, the prevalence ranges from 6% to 30%. It is h...
The Rx Consultant

Schizophrenia is a Whole-Body Disease: Examining the Impact of Comorbidities on Morbidity and Mortality

Schizophrenia is a clinically complex, multi-system disorder that is associated with an increased incidence of medical comorbidities, complicating management. Overlooked or undermanaged medical comorbidities increase morbidity and all-cause mortality risks. Comprehensive management of medical comorbidities is essential to improve whole patient care and optimize clinical outcomes. In the first installment of this CME Outfitters Snack series on schizophrenia, faculty experts will provide clin...
CME Outfitters

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

7th Annual Emergency & Urgent Care Medicine for the Primary Care Provider

Presented by Continuing Education Company (CEC); for over 30 years our Primary Care CME Conference Series is designed to update primary care clinicians in rapidly changing therapeutic areas.This year, CEC is pleased to host the 7th Annual Emergency & Urgent Care Medicine for the Primary Care Provider Conference to be held in San Diego, California at the Omni San Diego Hotel on October 21-23, 2022. Emergency and Urgent Care medicine involves the delivery of immediate medical care for the tre...
Continuing Education Company

Interprofessional Perspectives on Managing Immune-Related Adverse Events

Target Audience This activity will reach the interprofessional care team of physicians, nurses and pharmacists who care for patients undergoing immunotherapy treatments. Program Overview The development of immunotherapies, including ICIs and CAR-T cell agents, is improving survival for some patients with cancer, even in advanced cases. These agents are associated with novel irAEs that are monitored and managed differently than the more familiar standard chemotherapy toxicities. Collaborat...
American Academy of CME, Inc

Interprofessional Perspectives on Managing Immune-Related Adverse Events

The development of immunotherapies, including ICIs and CAR-T cell agents, is improving survival for some patients with cancer, even in advanced cases. These agents are associated with novel irAEs that are monitored and managed differently than the more familiar standard chemotherapy toxicities. Collaboration among members of the oncology care team is necessary to ensure that all healthcare providers, patients, and caregivers are educated about irAEs and their management. For all members of the...
American Academy of CME

CSU: An Older African American Adult Male With Widespread, Persistent Pruritus

Target Audience The target audience will be comprised of allergists, dermatologists, specialty nurse practitioners, specialty physician assistants, and managed care/pharmacy directors. Program Overview Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) is a chronic immune-mediated condition characterized by sudden development of wheals and/or angioedema, as well as presenting with significant debilitation and considerable burden on patients’ quality of life. The diagnosis and management of CSU is comp...
Relias LLC

Prurigo Nodularis: An Older African American Female Adult Presenting With Nodular Lesions and Persistent Itching

Target Audience The target audience will be comprised of dermatologists, specialty nurse practitioners, specialty physician assistants, and managed care pharmacists. Program Overview Prurigo nodularis (PN) is a chronic condition mediated by immune and neural dysregulation and presenting with highly pruritic, hyperkeratotic papules or nodules; the condition disproportionately affects African American patients compared to the general population. There are currently no FDA-approved thera...
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Spire Learning.

Prurigo Nodularis: A Caucasian Adult Male With History of Uncontrolled PN and Associated Comorbidities

Target Audience The target audience will be comprised of dermatologists, specialty nurse practitioners, specialty physician assistants, and managed care pharmacists. Program Overview Prurigo nodularis (PN) is a chronic condition mediated by immune and neural dysregulation and presenting with highly pruritic, hyperkeratotic papules or nodules; the condition disproportionately affects African American patients compared to the general population. There are currently no FDA-approved thera...
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Spire Learning

Making A Difference for Your AD Patients: Patient-Centric Strategies to Improve Their Care - Adult Case

Target Audience Dermatologists, allergists, immunologists, other specialists (MD/DOs), and nurse practitioners, physician assistants. Program Overview This engaging and clinically relevant learning design system will improve your skills in assessing and treating patients with atopic dermatitis and establish the importance of personalized and individualized care to optimize outcomes. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: D...
Horizon CME

Community Practice Connections™: Modifying the Course of Sickle Cell Disease With Modern Interventions

Target Audience The target audience for this activity is hematologists, specialty nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and registered nurses who treat patients with sickle cell disease. Other health care professionals interested in the treatment of sickle cell disease are also invited to participate. Program Overview Sickle cell disease consists of a group of rare genetic blood disorders which are responsible for serious life-threatening complications. In the past several years, a g...
Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC

Community Practice Connections™: Focused Takeaways from the Ophthalmology Times® EyeCon 2021

Target Audience This educational program is directed toward general ophthalmologists and ophthalmology subspecialists who treat patients with eye disorders in clinical settings. Other health care professionals interested in the management of patients with eye disorders are also invited to attend. Program Overview Competence to manage common and unusual eye conditions is essential for the ophthalmologist, because many ocular diseases negatively impact quality of life and, in some cases, le...
Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC

Cold Agglutinin Disease (CAD): Impact of a Rare Anemia and the Promise of New Therapies

Target Audience The educational design of this activity addresses the needs of community-based and academic/specialist hematologists, medical oncologists, hematologic oncologists, pathologists, radiologic oncologists, surgical oncologists, primary care providers, internists, oncology nurses, nurse navigators, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists. Statement of Need/Program Overview Diagnosis of cold agglutinin disease (CAD) is usually slow, with misdiagnosed sympt...
Global Education Group and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC.

Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Pharmacist's Guide to Patient Management

With 1.3 million Americans currently diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis, this specialty condition often finds itself being managed in multiple sites of care. This activity will provide updates on the disease, pathophysiology, treatment algorithms, and role of the pharmacist in the overall care and management of the RA patient.
CEimpact

HIV/AIDS: Adherence Issues

People who live with HIV can live almost normal lifespans and have little risk of transmitting the disease if they use antiretroviral therapy appropriately under medical care. However, only 30% of HIV-infected people follow their antiretroviral regimen well enough to achieve viral suppression. This course will discuss adherence issues in populations at high risk for HIV infection, as well as strategies for healthcare professionals to encourage patients to seek and maintain medical treatment.
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