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Building and Maintaining a Multidisciplinary Team for Lysosomal Disorders

This CME/CE activity with Drs. Ozlem Goker-Aplan and Walla Al-Hertani describes the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach to managing lysosomal diseases, as well as some of the challenges involved in creating and maintaining that team. At the end of this activity, participants should be able to: - Describe the need for a team approach to care - Describe best practices to build a multidisciplinary team for a new patient - Describe best practices to maintain a multidisciplinary...
CheckRare

From Evidence to Empowerment: Supporting Bottle-Feeding Parents with Emerging Science

Most infants will receive a bottle at some point in their first year, whether breastmilk or formula. However, some experts have concerns about the impact of bottle feeding and how it differs from breastfeeding. Some research suggests that bottle feeding may increase the risk of overfeeding and rapid weight gain. Current research explores how new bottle-feeding techniques may help avoid these potential risks. Join Dr. Alison Ventura, pediatric nutrition researcher, and Jadah Parks Chatterje...
Bobbie

Treating Obesity 2024: The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine - LIVE STREAMING

Education to Optimize Your Care of Adult, Adolescent, and Pediatric Patients with Obesity This highly rated 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. Highlights of the 2024 program include: • Update on using the newer GLP-1 based therapies • Comprehensive evaluation of the patient with obesity • Emerging precision me...
Harvard Medical School

Rheumatology 101 for the Primary Care Clinician

The Pacific Northwest is experiencing a critical shortage of rheumatologists. Despite efforts from multiple organizations, including the American College of Rheumatology, The Arthritis Foundation, The University of Washington, and Virginia Mason Medical Center, Washington State continues to rank near the bottom for access issues. In a May 2022 interview, Washington Rheumatology Alliance (WRA) President Jeff Peterson, MD noted with concern that rural patients are particularly underserved, with ...
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

Applying Guidelines and Latest Evidence to the Management of Moderate‐to‐Severe Asthma in Children and Adults

Target Audience The educational design of this activity addresses the needs of pulmonologists, allergists/immunologists, NPs and PAs, and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with moderate‐to‐severe asthma. Program Overview Patients with asthma and underlying comorbidities require personalized treatment to achieve asthma control. Children with asthma have an especially high burden of symptoms, and are at risk of impaired lung development if asthma control cannot be ...
Relias LLC

FOP: Enhancing Diagnosis and Management to Improve Patients’ Quality of Life

Target Audience The educational design of this activity addresses the needs of the primary audience of orthopedists, bone specialists, rheumatologists, pediatric rheumatologists, and genetic counselors, and the secondary audience of PCPs, pediatricians, dermatologists, endocrinologists, occupational therapists, oncologists, general practice NPs and PAs, and specialist NPs and PAs. Program Overview Because fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, or FOP, is exceedingly rare, even specialists...
Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC (PQHE), in collaboration with the National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. (NORD) and the International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Association (IFOPA) an

Dialogues about FOP: What Patients Wish More Doctors Knew to Enhance Early Recognition and Management

Target Audience The educational design of this activity addresses the needs of the primary audience of PCPs, pediatricians, dermatologists, endocrinologists, occupational therapists, oncologists, general practice NPs and PAs, specialist NPs and PAs, and the secondary audience of orthopedists, bone specialists, rheumatologists, pediatric rheumatologists, genetic counselors, and dentists. Statement of Need/Program Overview Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) causes abnormal bone for...
Relias LLC

Managing Opioid Misuse Disorder in Pregnancy and Neonatal Care

This course familiarizes physicians with evaluation and treatment of patients who present with maternal opioid use during and after pregnancy. Outcome Objectives: As a result of completing this activity, the participant will be better able to: - Identify the specific problems encountered by women using opioids during pregnancy - Evaluate pregnant patients with a history of maternal opioid use - Differentiate between maintenance options for opioid treatment during pregnancy - Assess...
Virtual Lecture Hall (University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson)

Thymidine Kinase 2 Deficiency: From Diagnostic Odyssey to Timely Diagnosis and Treatment

Mary Kay Koenig, MD, a leader in the management of patients with mitochondrial diseases, delves into the complexities of managing patients with thymidine kinase 2 deficiency (TK2d). In this 1-hour activity, Dr. Koenig shares her insights in the clinical presentation of TK2d through real case studies and offers guidance on overcoming the ‘diagnostic odyssey’ experienced by many patients with mitochondrial disease. She also discusses the clinical criteria for referring patients to specialize...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences

Ace the Case: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Presentations in the Primary Care Setting

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) comprises a heterogeneous group of disorders that share a common clinical feature - mean pulmonary artery pressure greater than 20 mm Hg. PH may involve multiple clinical conditions and may be associated with a variety of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. Early diagnosis is critical to ensure patients are eligible for the widest spectrum of treatment options and that treatment is initiated as early as possible in the disease process. PH is classified into 5 c...
American Academy of CME

Ace the Case: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Presentation and Evaluation by Pulmonary Specialist

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) comprises a heterogeneous group of disorders that share a common clinical feature - mean pulmonary artery pressure greater than 20 mm Hg. PH may involve multiple clinical conditions and may be associated with a variety of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. Early diagnosis is critical to ensure patients are eligible for the widest spectrum of treatment options and that treatment is initiated as early as possible in the disease process. PH is classified into 5 c...
American Academy of CME

Ace the Case: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Treatment Decisions and Therapy Initiation by Pulmonary Hypertension Specialist

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) comprises a heterogeneous group of disorders that share a common clinical feature - mean pulmonary artery pressure greater than 20 mm Hg. PH may involve multiple clinical conditions and may be associated with a variety of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. Early diagnosis is critical to ensure patients are eligible for the widest spectrum of treatment options and that treatment is initiated as early as possible in the disease process. PH is classified into 5 c...
American Academy of CME

Cleveland Clinic 16th Annual Obesity Summit

Cleveland Clinic’s 16th Annual Obesity Summit features a diverse mix of faculty experts discussing innovative solutions and new strategies for diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease management. Dedicated sessions highlight the causes of obesity and diabetes, preventive strategies and therapeutic management approaches. Healthcare practitioners including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dieticians and therapists throughout many specialties can all benefit from the ...
Meetings By Mail®

The IMPACT Initiative Learning Center: Ultrasound Basics

Target Audience This activity is intended for neurologists, physiatrists, orthopedic surgeons, residents, fellows, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, and occupational therapists who manage patients with spasticity and movement disorders. Program Overview This activity provides an overview of how to identify muscles/other structures with ultrasound and procedural guidance for botulinum neurotoxin injections, including scanning tips and guidance techniques f...
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Catalyst Medical Education, LLC.

The IMPACT Initiative Learning Center: Shoulder and Arm

Target Audience This activity is intended for neurologists, physiatrists, orthopedic surgeons, residents, fellows, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, and occupational therapists who manage patients with spasticity and movement disorders. Program Overview This activity reviews utilization of ultrasound guidance for optimizing botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) injections in the shoulder girdle region including pattern recognition, scanning tips, and needle guidanc...
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Catalyst Medical Education, LLC.

The IMPACT Initiative Learning Center: Hip Girdle and Thigh

Target Audience This activity is intended for neurologists, physiatrists, orthopedic surgeons, residents, fellows, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, and occupational therapists who manage patients with spasticity and movement disorders. Program Overview This activity reviews use of ultrasound guidance for optimizing botulinum neurotoxin injections in the hip girdle region including pattern recognition, scanning tips, and needle guidance technique. Lear...
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Catalyst Medical Education, LLC.

The IMPACT Initiative Learning Center: Lower Limb/leg and Calf Region

Target Audience This activity is intended for neurologists, physiatrists, orthopedic surgeons, residents, fellows, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, and occupational therapists who manage patients with spasticity and movement disorders. Program Overview This activity reviews use of ultrasound guidance for optimizing botulinum neurotoxin injections in the leg and calf region including pattern recognition, scanning tips, and needle guidance techniques Le...
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Catalyst Medical Education, LLC.

The IMPACT Initiative Learning Center: Forearm and Hand

Target Audience This activity is intended for neurologists, physiatrists, orthopedic surgeons, residents, fellows, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, and occupational therapists who manage patients with spasticity and movement disorders. Program Overview This activity reviews use of ultrasound guidance for optimizing botulinum neurotoxin injections in the forearm and hand including pattern recognition, scanning tips, and needle guidance techniques. Lear...
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Catalyst Medical Education, LLC.

The latest insights into rare blood disorders: Diagnosis and treatment strategies

Because immune-mediated rare blood disorders are uncommon, healthcare providers often lack the knowledge and experience necessary to identify, diagnose, and treat them in accordance with best practices. As a result, there are significant gaps in care, including delays in diagnosis and suboptimal treatment. To ensure that more patients with these rare disorders are offered quality, evidence-based care, it is essential that healthcare providers possess up-to-date information about best practices...
CMEology

Recognizing the Substantial Burden of Alopecia in Pediatric Patients and Building Multidisciplinary Capacity and Competence to Address Unmet Needs

Hair loss can have a profound psychological impact, especially on adolescents who may face social stigma or have self-esteem issues. Accurate diagnosis and appropriate management in this patient population can improve not only physical symptoms but also mental well-being. If you’re a clinician who treats alopecia areata (AA) in pediatric patients, take your skills to the next level by accessing ACHL’s AdaptED® platform, which offers a tailored learning experience for busy clinicians, ...
ACHL

Heart or Lung Conundrums: Unleash Your Diagnostic Skills

Did you know that shortness of breath, difficulty exercising, fatigue, and cold hands and feet could indicate a serious health concern? When your patients present with these symptoms, could it be indicating a more serious heart or lung disease? Put your skills to the test! In just 15 minutes, navigate through real-world cases to see if you can correctly diagnose each patient. Diagnostic conclusions are revealed after reviewing all cases. Hear faculty insights on the implications of learner dec...
ACHL

Imaging the Acute & Critical Patient

Expedient and accurate radiologic triage is paramount in formulating treatment plans in time-sensitive scenarios, whether a patient presenting with an acute abdomen, acute stroke or the deteriorating patient in the ICU. Treatment paradigms rely heavily if not exclusively on the radiologist’s interpretation. Our distinguished faculty will provide a variety of didactic lectures and case-based presentations with disease-specific approach that includes musculoskeletal, GI/GU, chest, body, pediat...
AOCR

Optimizing Early Nutrition for Long-Term Benefits

Sharon Donovan, PhD, RD, and Michael Georgieff, MD, review what is currently known about the influence of nutrition during the first 1,000 days of growth and development. Human milk"the model for optimal nutrition"is discussed, including its nutritive and nonnutritive components, how it functions as a dynamic biological system, and the latest breastfeeding guidelines. The implications of suboptimal early nutrition are addressed, along with the role of pediatric clinicians in providin...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences

Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Update

The Mid East Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging’s historic 50th Annual Conference presents nuclear medicine’s latest trends, advances and procedures. Adapted for the enduring material audience, Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Update features a dozen faculty members presenting this specialty’s impact on imaging, cardiology, neurology, endocrinology, oncology, rheumatology, pediatrics and much more. Practice enhancements and professional development w...
Meetings By Mail®

Penn Radiology Comprehensive Neuroradiology: Imaging Ideals (Streaming Online & USB Flash Drive)

Penn Radiology’s renowned faculty provides a thorough review of best practices in Neuroradiology. Comprehensive Neuroradiology: Imaging Ideals will benefit imagers, neurologists and neurosurgeons with an extremely detailed analysis of anatomy, techniques, modalities and procedures. Worth 23 AMA PRA Category I Credits™, applicable toward Maintenance of Certification requirements. Topics: Neoplastic and non-neoplastic disorders of the brain, spine, head and neck, acute stroke, trauma, t...
Meetings By Mail®

Treatments for Feeding, Speech & Mouth Functions in Pediatrics - Diane Bahr, MS CCC-SLP CIMI

Early intervention and pediatric treatment are changing. There are not enough resources to serve the numerous children with feeding, speech/communication, and mouth function problems (e.g., those with prematurity, autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, other congenital disorders, etc.). Occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, early intervention specialists, dieticians, pediatricians, nurses, and others need detailed information to make appropriate referrals, choose appropriate t...
Speech Therapy Professional Development

Banishing Basic “Feeding” Myths in the World of Pediatrics

In this lively episode, Michelle is joined by the lovely Miss Erin Forward, MS CF-SLP, formally of Rochester, NY, to bust some of our pre-conceived myths regarding treatment of “feeding” disorders in the pediatric world. Defining the etiology of the dysphagia, the confusion of utilization of EBP strategies with adults and how EBP can often become misplaced when treating pediatrics is discussed, as well as some of our favorite resources to develop our EBP for pediatrics is discussed. It...
Speech Therapy Professional Development

Childhood Obesity: The Clinician’s Toolbox

Childhood Obesity: Clinician’s Toolbox is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that explores the epidemic of childhood obesity by examining the effects of high-fat, high-sugar foods, artificial sweeteners, and food marketing on children. We will examine the ways in which these foods alter a child’s metabolism, setting them on a course of weight gain, metabolic inefficiency, and obesity. We will also review how obesity affects children’s self-perception and sense of ide...
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