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Management of Sickle Cell Disease in the Emergency Department: A Case-Based Discussion

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a painful disease with many life-threatening complications including acute chest syndrome, infections, severe anemia, and venous thromboembolism. Patients with SCD often present to the ED and hence, it is critical for clinicians in the emergency department (ED) to be educated so that they can promptly assess and treat acute sickle cell pain and evaluate and treat associated complications. While there are some current therapies for SCD, novel therapies are presently...
CME Outfitters

Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Diagnosing, Managing, and Genetic Testing

Most persons with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) are born looking relatively healthy. However, depending on the type of SMA the person has, the speed of neuromuscular deterioration can vary greatly. Recognizing the early signs and symptoms for a quick diagnosis can dramatically reduce the risk of permanent, irreversible damage.
CheckRare

Optimizing the Clinical Outcomes of Patients With Immune Thrombocytopenia

STATEMENT OF NEED Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is a heterogeneous disorder with variable clinical features that range from asymptomatic thrombocytopenia to bothersome bruising to life-threatening intracranial hemorrhage. The lack of specific diagnostic criteria remains an important unmet need. Bleeding events are the most common clinical manifestation of ITP but are unpredictable with current laboratory testing. Many patients do not exhibit significant bleeding even in the setting of sever...
i3 Health

Clinical Insights on Recent Advances in Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a leading, fatal, autosomal recessive disorder that affects approximately one in 10,000 live births. Nusinersen was approved as the first targeted therapy for SMA, and since its groundbreaking approval data has been published that demonstrates its efficacy for both infantile- and later-onset SMA populations. Additionally, recent guidelines were published that provide evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis and management of SMA. However, despite the...
CME Outfitters

Navigating the New Psoriasis Guidelines: Implications for Clinical Practice

Statement of Need: The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) have recently released new joint guidelines that outline best practices for the management of psoriasis (PsO) with biologics, the need for awareness and attention to comorbidities, and guidelines for pediatric PsO treatment. Clinicians must ensure that they are aware of these guidelines and of strategies to incorporate them into clinical practice, including the integration of biologic ther...
CME Outfitters

Optimizing Care for Patients with Spasticity: Methods for Improving Life-Span Care

This online activity will provide patient-centered, video-based education that explores care challenges that exist in the period of transition from pediatric care to adult care. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to: Review the indications, and the unique clinical applications of botulinum toxin pharmacotherapy in patients with cervical dystonia, limb dystonias, and spasticity Identify the indications and unique dosing requirements ...
Catalyst Medical Education, LLC

Treating Obesity 2020: The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine

Education to Optimize Your Care of Adult, Adolescent, and Pediatric Patients with Obesity This highly rated Harvard Medical School CME course, which has sold out the last 6 years, 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 2020 program include: • Comprehensive evaluation of the patient with obesity • Medical management of the patient wi...
Harvard Medical School

42nd Annual Aspen Conference on Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease: Advances in Pediatric Liver Disease and Liver Transplantation

Under the directorship of conference chair, William Balistreri, MD, Advances in Pediatric Liver Disease and Liver Transplantation is the 42nd in a series of annual “Aspen-Snowmass” conferences. Our previous conference shave been well-attended, highly regarded and widely lauded. A renowned faculty has been invited to participate. The conference will focus on recent advances in the diagnosis and management of children with a wide variety of liver diseases. Daily topics include: Mond...
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

The Spasticity and Movement Disorders IMPACT Initiative: Dystonia

This web activity provides an overview of dystonias including physiology, classification, genetics, and treatment options. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to: Describe the pathophysiology and classification of dystonia Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of dystonia
Catalyst Medical Education, LLC

The Spasticity and Movement Disorders IMPACT Initiative: An Overview of Botulinum Toxins

This web activity provides an overview of botulinum toxins including development, clinical application, mechanism of action, formulations, and indications. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to: Review the mechanism of action of botulinum neurotoxin therapy in patients with cervical dystonia, limb dystonias, and spasticity Discuss the indications and clinical application of botulinum neurotoxin therapy in patients with cervical dyst...
Catalyst Medical Education, LLC

The Spasticity and Movement Disorders IMPACT Initiative: Guidance

This web activity provides an update on guidance techniques for the safe and effective injection of botulinum toxin in patients with cervical dystonia, limb dystonias, and spasticity. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to: Demonstrate guidance techniques for the safe and effective injection of botulinum toxin in patients with cervical dystonia, limb dystonias, and spasticity Improve healthcare provider confidence in performing botul...
Catalyst Medical Education, LLC

The Spasticity and Movement Disorders IMPACT Initiative: Overview of Treatments for Spasticity and Dystonia

This web activity provides an overview of treatments for Spasticity and Dystonia including mechanisms of action, advantages, and disadvantages. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to: Describe the current treatment options for spasticity and dystonia Discuss mechanisms of action of these treatments and their advantages and disadvantages Develop strategies for individualizing therapy and assisting patients with cervical dystonia,...
Catalyst Medical Education, LLC

The Spasticity and Movement Disorders IMPACT Initiative: Spasticity

This web activity provides an overview of spasticity including pathophysiology, assessment, and treatment options. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to: Describe the pathophysiology of spasticity Discuss various assessment methods for the evaluation of patients with spasticity Develop strategies for individualizing therapy and assisting patients with spasticity in achieving their functional goals, using appropriate assessment ...
Catalyst Medical Education, LLC

38th Annual Conference on Pediatric Infectious Diseases

We are excited to return to Vail, Colorado for the 38th Annual Conference on Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Vail is a small community nestled in the mountains and a short, beautiful drive from Denver, Colorado. The conference will take place at The Lodge at Vail in Vail, Colorado (lodgeatvail.rockresorts.com), which is located in the heart of Vail Village. This conference presents topics of interest to pediatric, family practice and infectious diseases clinicians, as well as other health profe...
Children's Hospital Colorado

ICD-10 Specialty - Pediatrics

We will discuss commonly-coded conditions seen in pediatrics and how they will transition to ICD-10-CM. From fevers to injuries, this presentation will cover frequent childhood ailments. Applicable guidelines, documentation tips, and examples will be illustrated to ensure attendee understanding. You Will Learn: Coding guidelines or common conditions Pediatric documentation tips Details for better coding in ICD-10-CM
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Best of ACTHIV: Safety of Antiretroviral Therapy in Pregnancy

This session was voted by attendees and the ACTHIV conference planning committee as one of the “Best of ACTHIV”. The 13th Annual American Conference for the Treatment of HIV (ACTHIV) was held April 11-13, 2019 in Miami, FL. At the completion of this educational activity, participants will: -Analyze the implications of timing of antiretroviral (ARV) exposure on birth defect risk -Describe the results of the Botswana Tsepamo birth surveillance study related to preconception dolutegra...
American Academy of CME

Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club - Understanding and Treating Minimally Verbal Children with Autism

Course Learning Outcomes After this course, participants will be able to identify the common clinical characteristics associated with minimally verbal children with autism. After this course, participants will be able to describe the typical developmental course of communication abilities in minimally verbal children with autism and factors that best predict language acquisition in these children. After this course, participants will be able to describe evidenced-based options for communica...
SpeechPathology

Clinical Case Challenges: Strategies to Optimize Primary Immunodeficiency Management

Primary care providers, internists, and other general practitioners may be the first to see a patient with PI and require a level of awareness. Yet, a survey issued by the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology and the Immune Deficiency Foundation found that only 4% of primary care practitioners were aware that guidelines existed for the diagnosis and management of primary immunodeficiency. Because symptoms can overlap with many other conditions and/or diseases, it is also important...
ACHL

Clinical Case Challenges: Strategies to Optimize Primary Immunodeficiency Management

Program Overview Primary care providers, internists, and other general practitioners may be the first to see a patient with PI and require a level of awareness. Yet, a survey issued by the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology and Immune Deficiency Foundation found that only 4% of primary care practitioners were aware that guidelines existed for the diagnosis and management of primary immunodeficiency. Because symptoms can overlap with many other conditions and/or diseases, it i...
The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL)

Adult Atopic Dermatitis Patients: Pathways to Improving Outcomes

Target Audience This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of allergists, dermatologists, pediatric dermatologists (MD/DOs), and nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs) who manage patients with AD. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: Develop strategies for the co-management of atopic dermatitis (AD) and its associated comorbid conditions Identify and manage side effects associated with current AD tr...
Horizon CME and RealCME

The Current Role of Plasma-Derived Therapies for Hemophilia A

Target Audience This accredited activity is designed to address the educational needs of specialists who care for patients with hemophilia A. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: Summarize best practices in controversial aspects of hemophilia A care Identify the current, evolving, and future roles for plasma-derived FVIII
This activity is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) and CMEology.

The Evolving and Future Role of Plasma-Derived Therapies

Target Audience This accredited activity is designed to address the educational needs of specialists who care for patients with hemophilia A. Learning Objectives After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to: Summarize best practices in controversial aspects of hemophilia A care Identify the current, evolving, and future roles for plasma-derived FVIII Apply strategies to prevent and eradicate inhibitors in patients receiving FVIII
This activity is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) and CMEology.

The Debate on Eight: Controversies in Contemporary Care for Patients with Hemophilia A - Module 2: The Evolving and Future Role of Plasma-Derived Therapies

This activity encompasses the evolving and future role of plasma-derived therapies including the importance of ADAMTS13 for congenital thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, optimal use of plasma-derived FVIII products, and immune tolerance induction in patients with inhibitors. Two faculty take part in a conversation with audio and synchronized slides. For each topic, the faculty members present their position followed by an interactive debate If you have not already participated, please tak...
CMEology

The Debate on Eight: Controversies in Contemporary Care for Patients with Hemophilia A - Module 1: The Current Role of Plasma-Derived Therapies for Hemophilia A

This activity focuses on the current role of plasma-derived therapies for hemophilia. Topics include the importance of FVIII and hemostasis, bone, cardiovascular, and neurologic considerations, prophylaxis and pharmacokinetics, and safety of plasma-derived products including viral transmission versus recombinant inhibitor development. Two faculty take part in a conversation with audio and synchronized slides. For each topic, the faculty members present their position followed by an interactive...
CMEology

Atopic Dermatitis: Comorbidities and Treatment Safety Outcomes

Target Audience This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of allergists, dermatologists, pediatric dermatologists (MD/DOs), and nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs) who manage patients with atopic dermatitis. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: Develop strategies for the co-management of atopic dermatitis (AD) and its associated comorbid conditions Identify and manage side effects associated wit...
Horizon CME and RealCME.

Vaping and Teens: Strategies to Help Stem the Tide

Electronic cigarettes (E-cigarettes) were first introduced into the US in 2007. Since then, there has been a dramatic increase in their use by adolescents and young adults. In 2015, “ever-use” of E-cigarettes reached 40% of middle- and high-school students. E-cigarettes deliver vaporized solutions containing nicotine or non-nicotine substances for respiratory absorption. A tank or cartridge contains the solution to be vaporized, and each e-cigarette includes a heating element with an el...
The Potomac Center for Medical Education, Rockpointe, The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

14-Night Chile, Argentina & Uruguay CME AWAY™ Cruise - Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics Update

Buenos Aires, Argentina • Montevideo, Uruguay • Punta Del Este, Uruguay • Puerto Madryn, Argentina • Cape Horn, Chile • Ushuaia, Argentina • Punta Arenas, Chile • Puerto Montt, Chile • San Antonio, Chile
CME AWAY by Sea Courses

Shared Clinical Decision-Making For Immunization Recommendations

Join the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) for a discussion on implementing shared clinical decision-making for immunization recommendations. NFID Medical Director and liaison to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), William Schaffner, MD, will moderate the webinar, featuring a presentation by Grace M. Lee, MD, MPH, ACIP Pneumococcal Vaccines Work Group Chair and Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University. At the conclusion of this activity, particip...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Medical Crossfire®: Transitioning From Pediatric to Adult SMA Care Teams: How Do We Optimize Outcomes as Patients Age?

Target Audience This online educational activity is directed toward neurologists, specialty nurse practitioners, specialty physician assistants, family physicians/primary care physicians, pediatricians, and additional healthcare providers who are involved in the treatment and management of SMA, such as pulmonologists, respiratory therapists, psychiatrists, pediatricians, and OBGYNs. Program Overview Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a rare, inherited disease characterized by limited fu...
Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC

COVID-19 in Pediatric Patients

Target Audience This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of pediatric, pulmonary, allergy and immunology, critical care, emergency medicine physicians, registered nurses and other healthcare providers involved in the diagnosis and management of patients with COVID-19. Program Overview This activity will cover the current literature and data on COVID-19 in pediatric patients. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able t...
National Jewish Health.

Maternal-Fetal Imaging: Advances in OB-GYN Ultrasound

Are you confused by the plethora of authoritative pronouncements and guidelines issued by a multitude of professional organizations – ACOG, ACMG, ACR, AIUM, SMFM, SRU, ISUOG, WFUMB....? This course is a unique opportunity to learn in one offering how Guidelines and Practical Tips apply to both screening and diagnostic maternal-fetal imaging. Guidelines provide standards for routine care of patients and help medical care providers know what a basic exam should include – be it a screening o...
World Class CME

Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPSs) Highlights from WORLDSymposium 2020

At WORLDSymposium 2020, new information and data were presented on Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPSs), a group of genetic lysosomal disorders. This CME activity highlights the latest information about MPSs from WORLDSymposium and provides expert analysis of its clinical relevance for busy members of the care team in order to help them care for patients with these rare diseases.
CheckRare

Board Vitals Radiology ABR MOC Recertification Question Bank & Board Preparation

The Board Vitals Radiology ABR MOC Recertification Question Bank & Board Preparation has over 1400 ABR Radiology MOC targeted review questions (the majority with images relevant to the exam) to study from.  The Board Vitals qBank offers questions on the clinical content categories as well as the non-interpretive skills found on the Radiology MOC. Board Vitals Radiology ABR MOC Recertification Features: • Every question, answer, and explanation is categorized • Over 1200 images for the...
Board Vitals

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 Radiology Certifying Exam Questions and Practice Tests

Board Vitals Radiology Certifying Exam Questions and Practice Tests • Over 1500 questions to review for the new ABR Certifying Exam skills portion of the exam • Questions covering the Essentials of Diagnostic Radiology portion of the Certifying exam • Content that covers the clinical practice areas of the exam: general radiology, breast, cardiac, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, neuroradiology, nuclear, pediatric, thoracic, ultrasound, genitourinary, vascular and interventional ra...
Board Vitals

Board Vitals ENT Board Review, Otolaryngology Board Review and Question Banks

Board Vitals ENT Board Review, Otolaryngology Board Review and Question Banks is targeted to the ABO Otolaryngology Board exam, the OTE (in-training exam), and AOBOO exam. BoardVitals ENT Board Review, Otolaryngology Board Review and Question Banks features Over 850 Board Exam type questions ranging from otology and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery to pediatric otolaryngology and head & neck oncology.
Board Vitals

Board Vitals USMLE Step 2 Board Review Questions and Practice Tests

Board Vitals USMLE Step 2 Board Review Questions and Practice Tests • Over 1000 USMLE Step 2 Board Review Questions • 100% Pass Guarantee! • Higher Pass Rate Than The National Average • Individualized Learning Based on Performance
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

SOUTHERN FRANCE RIVER CRUISE: Joint Medical/Dental Symposium Confronting Healthcare Needs

Joint Medical/Dental Symposium Confronting Healthcare Needs CME/CE Lecture Seminars for Medical, Dental, Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals This Seminar is planned for 12 Continuing Education Credit Hours CME/CE Professional Seminar Fee: $695 Seminar Attendance Fee: $450 CME/CE credits, Certificates of Completion and possible tax deductible guidelines will be provided for registered Professional Seminar attendees Certificates of Attendance will be provided for ALL registere...
Professional Education Society

Osler Pediatrics Online Review

After completing the Osler Pediatrics Online Review, you will be able to: • Discuss updated patient management strategies for the following areas: internal medicine, nephrology, immunology, endocrinology, adolescent medicine, neonatology, otolaryngology, radiology, genetics and behavioral pediatrics • Confidently interpret laboratory finding, EKG's and other graphic representations of body function for specific patient presentations • Develop appropriate diagnosis and treatment plans ...
Osler Institute

Osler Family Medicine Online Review

After completing Osler Family Medicine Online Review, . you will be better able to: Discuss updated patient management strategies for the following areas: Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery, Gynecology, Community Medicine, Geriatrics, Adolescent Medicine and Sport Medicine Confidently interpret laboratory finding, EKG's and other graphic representation of body function for specific patient presentations Demonstrate increased competence in the diagnosis and management of chro...
Osler Institute

Humanistic and Economic Burden of Dravet Syndrome: Multidisciplinary Approach to Recognize and Address

Target Audience The educational design of this activity addresses the needs of neurologists, pediatric neurologists, pediatricians and other health care professionals (including physicians, physicians-in-training, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, etc.) involved and/or interested in the management of patients with severe forms of pediatric intractable epilepsy. Statement of Need/Program Overview Dravet syndrome is a severe, intractable and difficult-to-manage...
Global Education Group and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC

Penn Radiology Comprehensive Neuroradiology: Optimal Care (Streaming Online & DVD-ROM)

Over twenty globally renowned experts from Penn Medicine provide an extremely detailed analysis of all major areas of neuroradiology. Comprehensive Neuroradiology: Optimal Care will benefit imagers, neurologists and neurosurgeons of all experience levels, as the myriad facets of this evolving topic are addressed. Worth 28 AMA PRA Category I Credits™, which can be used to meet SA-CME requirements for Maintenance of Certification. Topics: Practical anatomy, brain tumors, infections and in...
Meetings By Mail®

The Healing Power of Emotion

This is a test only course (book not included). The book (or e-book) can be purchased from Amazon or some other source. This CE test is based on the book “The Healing Power of Emotion: Affective Neuroscience, Development & Clinical Practice” (2009, 349 pages). In it, leading neuroscientists, developmental psychologists, therapy researchers, and clinicians illuminate how to regulate emotion in a healthy way. A variety of emotions, both positive and negative, are examined in detail, drawi...
Professional Development Resources

Do You Believe in Magic? The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine

This is a test only course (book not included). The book (or e-book) can be purchased from Amazon or some other source. This CE test is based on the book "Do You Believe in Magic? The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine" (2013, 336 pages). In his new book, Dr. Paul A. Offit takes on the vitamin and herbal supplements industry and alternative medicine of all kinds. He offers an impassioned and meticulously researched exposé of this industry. Dr. Offit reviews scientific studies and g...
Professional Development Resources

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

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