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Expert Perspectives: Patient-Centered Approaches for RA Treatment Beyond the First-Line Setting

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This digital publication outlines recent scientific evidence and guideline recommendations on the optimal use of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and discusses approaches for engaging patients in treatment discussions. In addition, this publication features audio clips of expert commentary on managing patients with RA.


Crucial Conversations: Identifying Binge Eating Disorder in the Primary Care Setting

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Format: Audiocast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This complimentary CME audiocast explores common barriers that can prevent the successful identification and treatment of binge eating disorder (BED) in primary care clinics. Listen to faculty experts Leslie Citrome, MD, and Charles Vega, Jr., MD, review effective interviewing skills for initiating conversations about BED in the primary care setting; they also…More


Focus on the “Golden Hour” of Stroke Care: Helping Federal Healthcare Professionals Identify and Manage Acute Ischemic Stroke

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Format: Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.0 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)

Course Description: This publication explores key aspects of the Veterans Health Administration Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke Directive, which specifies clinical protocols for the evaluation and treatment of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers. It also reviews guidelines for the diagnostic evaluation of patients presenting with AIS…More


Practical Strategies for Advancing Insulin Therapy: From Timely Initiation and Appropriate Titration of Basal Insulin to Addressing Post Prandial Glucose Control

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Format: Workshop Series

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.5 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.5 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Course Description: The TCOYD Making the Connection continuing medical education program offers a unique opportunity to bridge patient and professional education, demonstrating the link between clinical lessons taught in the classroom to the real life patient experience. The ultimate goal of this activity is to educate caregivers about the most effective cutting edge strategies to…More


Advances in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment: Options When First-Line Therapy Fails

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Format: E-publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This Web-based CME publication presents contemporary evidence on the use of available treatments in patients with advanced metastatic pancreatic cancer. The biologic importance and potential therapeutic implications of the stromal microenvironment is also explored along with an update on several agents under development for pancreatic cancer.


Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary Aldosteronism: How Aggressive Should We Be?

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: In this Webcast, faculty discuss primary aldosteronism as a common cause of secondary hypertension, explain the diagnostic algorithm for patients suspected of having primary aldosteronism, and explore the surgical and medical treatment options available for patients with a positive diagnosis.


Looking Beyond the Liver: Managing Hepatitis C in Patients With Kidney Disease

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Format: E-publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This online publication provides physicians who treat patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) with improved knowledge of the interaction between HCV and chronic kidney disease, as well as the associated patient outcomes. It also explores the impact of various stages of renal dysfunction on patient outcomes and discusses choosing individualized…More


Case Simulations in Interstitial Lung Disease: Addressing Diagnostic Challenges

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Format: Simulation

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This 45-minute, CME-certified simulation addresses the appropriate diagnostic procedure for patients who present with unexplained dyspnea. This activity, geared for radiologists, focuses on 2 case simulations in which identifying key radiologic features will help the multidisciplinary team arrive at a diagnosis. Topics to be discussed include selecting…More


HIV Prevention, Testing, and Management in Rural Communities

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Format: Webinar

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.0 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)

Course Description: This 60-minute Webinar reinforces key educational messages from a workshop series held in spring 2016, with a particular focus on effective elements of a comprehensive strategy to prevent HIV transmission in people who inject drugs and live in rural communities.


Lessons From the HIV Outbreak in Southern Indiana

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Format: Webinar

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.0 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)

Course Description: This 60-minute Webinar reinforces key educational messages from a workshop series held in spring 2016, with a particular focus on improving HIV, HCV, and STI screening in people who inject drugs.


Stroke Prevention in AF: Optimizing Risk Assessment and Initiating Anticoagulation

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Format: Presentation Points

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: Presentation Points feature an insightful dialogue between expert faculty Drs. Huang and Gilliam during a CME-certified workshop, Preventing Stroke in Patients With AF: Combining Effective Risk Assessment With the Optimal Use of NOACs. Faculty discuss stroke rates in the United States, with an emphasis on the Stroke Belt, and highlight risk-assessment tools…More


Medical Insiders: When Insulin Alone Isn’t the Answer—A Focused Look at Combining Basal Insulin and GLP-1 Receptor Agonists

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: In this engaging, point/counterpoint-style, panel-based, CME-certified Medical Insiders Webcast, expert faculty discuss the recent clinical evidence on combining a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist with basal insulin as well as successful strategies for improving the therapeutic alliance. Faculty provide expert insight on specific challenges…More


Spotlight on IBS-D Treatment: Incorporating Effective Therapies in a New Era

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Format: Symposium

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This 60-minute, live, CME-certified symposium brings together two nationally recognized experts to discuss treatment options for patients with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D). This activity will focus on the practical aspects of incorporating newly approved agents into clinical practice. Key topics to be discussed include the diagnosis of IBS,…More


Looking Beyond the Liver: Hepatitis C, Kidney Disease, and the Nephrologist

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Format: E-publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This online publication provides physicians with improved knowledge of the interaction between hepatitis C virus and chronic kidney disease, as well as the associated patient outcomes. It also explores the impact of various stages of renal dysfunction on patient outcomes and discusses choosing individualized direct-acting antiviral regimens based on available…More


Improving the Identification and Management of HCV in the Primary Care Setting: Challenges and Opportunities

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Format: PDF Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.0 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)

Course Description: Improving the identification and management of patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a critical goal and one that should be achieved in primary care. This publication provides an update of current medical literature regarding the prevalence of HCV, guidelines for birth cohort– and risk-based screening, and barriers to and best practices for improving the…More


Addressing Adherence and Mental Health to Improve Outcomes in CF: Educating Care Teams and Engaging Patients and Caregivers

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Format: Audiocast Series

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This series of engaging CME/CE-certified audiocasts features expert faculty commentary on best-practice recommendations related to the assessment and improvement of treatment adherence and mental health in patients with CF.


Evaluating and Improving Treatment Adherence and Mental Health in Patients With CF

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Format: Audiocast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)

Course Description: In this audiocast, expert faculty discuss the ramifications of poor adherence to cystic fibrosis treatment, review tools to assess patient adherence, and explore best practices for designing adherence interventions.


Living With Cystic Fibrosis: Overcoming Daily Treatment Challenges and Improving Mental Health

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Format: Text-Messaging Service

Course Description: This text message–based resource is intended to provide patients with CF and their caregivers expert insights on adherence challenges and mental health issues and how these challenges affect daily life and outcomes. It also offers strategies to improve treatment adherence and mental well-being.

Note: This material is not CME certified and, therefore, does not offer any CME/CE credit.


A New Era in NSCLC: What We’ve Learned and Where We’re Headed

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Format: E-publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: In this interactive, online publication, clinical guidelines and other evidence are presented to explore evolving approaches to maintenance therapy and continuation versus switch strategies in non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Case studies and expert faculty commentary are included to demonstrate how multiple factors can influence decision making when…More


The Future of Asthma Management: Current Challenges and Emerging Targeted Treatments for Type 2 Asthma

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Format: E-publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This online publication discusses the current management of asthma, including strategies for overcoming barriers to asthma control. In addition, it details progress in our understanding of type 2 asthma, its subtypes, emerging agents that target type 2 inflammation, and specific biomarkers that are transforming treatment approaches for patients who present with…More


Insights From the Experts: Integrating Evidence Into Practice for Patients With PAH

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Format: Multi-Activity Series

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This series of engaging, CME-certified Webcasts features expert faculty commentary on the management of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). It is designed to arm cardiologists and pulmonologists with current evidence and guideline recommendations to ensure optimal clinical and psychosocial outcomes for their patients with PAH.


Earlier Recognition and Treatment of Gaucher’s Disease in Hematology Clinics

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: In this CME-certified Webcast, expert medical geneticist Pramod K. Mistry, MD, PhD, FRCP, and hematologist Neal J. Weinreb, MD, discuss approaches to recognize symptoms of Gaucher’s disease (GD) type 1 early in the disease course. They also explore optimal treatment strategies based on clinical evidence, including efficacy and safety data, for patients with…More


Metastatic HER2+ Breast Cancer

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This 30-minute Webcast features two international experts discussing recent clinical evidence regarding the treatment of metastatic HER2+ breast cancer and strategies for incorporating those data into treatment decisions. Faculty also discuss recent guidelines and barriers to optimal patient care within the framework of a dynamic patient case.


Neoadjuvant Therapy for HER2+ Breast Cancer

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This 30-minute Webcast features two international experts discussing recent clinical evidence on the optimal timing of neoadjuvant therapy for the treatment of patients with HER2+ breast cancer. Faculty also provide feedback on challenges faced by clinicians around the globe.


A Comprehensive Strategy on the Modern Management of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: Making the Connection between Patients & Providers

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Format: Workshop Series

    Maximum Credits:
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 6.25 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 6.25 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Course Description: The TCOYD Making the Connection continuing medical education program offers a unique opportunity to bridge patient and professional education, demonstrating the link between clinical lessons taught in the classroom to the real life patient experience. The ultimate goal of this activity is to educate caregivers about the most effective cutting edge strategies to…More


Practical Takeaways From the AGA’s Ulcerative Colitis Care Pathway

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Format: E-publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This CME-certified publication discusses the AGA’s recently published “Ulcerative Colitis Care Pathway.” This clinical decision-support tool translates the latest clinical practice guidelines and provides gastroenterologists with a more systematic approach for managing patients with ulcerative colitis. It was presented at the 2015 “Advances in Inflammatory…More


Prolonging Native Hip and Knee Function: Methods for Joint Preservation

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This discussion-based Webcast highlights the available interventions and their associated outcomes to help patients maintain native joint function and prolong the need for total hip or knee replacement. Faculty also present criteria for identifying patients who will benefit most from joint preserving interventions.


Building Comprehensive HIV Prevention, Testing, and Care Capacity in Rural Communities

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Format: Workshop Series

    Maximum Credits:
  • 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 2.5 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)

Course Description: Each 2.5-hour, interprofessional and multidisciplinary regional workshop will allow clinicians to interact with local faculty and experts to explore best practices in screening for HIV, HCV, and STI during routine care as well as strategies to enhance counseling and treatment for patients with HIV. This forum promotes the idea of bringing clinicians together to…More


Immunotherapy for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This 30-minute Webcast features two international experts discussing new and emerging therapies for the immunologic treatment of triple-negative breast cancer.


Beyond Positive: Advances in the Management of Cognitive Symptoms in Schizophrenia

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Format: Workshop Series

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: In this 45-minute, grand rounds–style workshop, expert faculty will discuss the neurobiology of cognitive deficits in patients with schizophrenia and present strategies for optimally managing this patient population. Current and emerging therapies, their mechanisms of action, and their impact on the treatment of cognitive deficits in schizophrenia will also be…More


Update for Clinicians: The Potential of IL-6 Inhibitors in Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

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Format: E-publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This 30-minute publication discusses the role of the interleukin-6 pathway in the pathophysiology of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) as well as treatment implications and contemporary evidence related to the development of emerging biologic therapies for patients with moderate-to-severe RA.


Diagnosis and Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This CME publication reviews the diagnosis and management of patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). It explores guideline-based approaches for assessing and managing patients with asymptomatic PHPT, including a discussion on clinical presentation, evaluation for asymptomatic PHPT, and surgical and medical management.


Expert Perspectives on the Appropriate Use of Growth Hormone in Children With CKD

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This Web-based publication explores the downstream effects of progressive growth failure on the overall health of children with chronic kidney disease and examines current strategies for mitigating growth failure including the clinical evidence for integrating recombinant growth hormone therapy in children with short stature.


Fabry Disease Treatment: Today and Tomorrow

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: In this activity, expert faculty will discuss therapeutic goals for patients with Fabry disease (FD) as well as the benefits and limitations of available treatments and how they can help achieve these goals. The faculty panel will also explore emerging clinical evidence for novel therapies and how they may fit into treatment strategies in the future.


Identifying Fabry Disease in the Nephrology Patient

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: In this activity, expert faculty will discuss common signs and symptoms consistent with Fabry disease (FD) that may be experienced by patients presenting to a nephrologist, as well as when and how screening for FD should occur. Through a dynamic debate, the faculty panel will explore how relevant clinical evidence can help guide nephrologists and medical…More


Identifying Fabry Disease in the Neurology Office

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: In this activity, expert faculty will discuss common signs and symptoms consistent with Fabry disease (FD) that patients presenting to a neurologist may exhibit, as well as when and how screening for FD should occur. Through a dynamic debate, the faculty panel will explore how relevant clinical evidence can help guide neurologists in improving the detection of…More


Identifying IBS-D: Current Evidence and Expert Perspectives in Gastroenterology

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Format: E-publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This complimentary, audio-enhanced online publication reviews the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), with a focus on IBS with diarrhea (IBS-D); identifies symptoms that IBS-D shares with other gastrointestinal (GI) and non-GI disorders; and outlines strategies to best apply diagnostic criteria when evaluating patients presenting with symptoms of IBS-D.…More


Keeping Up With the Clinicians: Insights in Multiple Myeloma Treatment Strategies in the Frontline and Relapsed/Refractory Settings

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Format: Audiocast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: In this audiocast, our expert faculty discuss the current treatment options available for multiple myeloma and debate the optimal application of various single-agent and combination regimens in the frontline and relapsed/refractory treatment settings.


New Therapies in Gaucher’s Disease: Insights for Pharmacists

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Course Description: This interactive, online CPE publication explores advances in the pharmacologic management of Gaucher’s disease (GD) type 1. It discusses important disease- and patient-specific factors to consider when individualizing therapy, such as pharmacogenetics, concomitant medications, and therapeutic tolerance. In addition, this publication features audio clips of…More


Nerve Stimulation for the Treatment of Urinary Incontinence Symptoms

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This activity highlights nerve-stimulation techniques, such as intravesical botulinum toxin therapy, posterior tibial nerve therapy, and sacral nerve stimulation, used in the treatment of urinary incontinence.


The Expanding Role of Hepatitis C Therapy in Organ Transplantation: The Liver and Beyond

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: In this engaging discussion-based Webcast, two prominent Duke hepatologists discuss the role of hepatitis C virus (HCV) therapy in organ transplantation, both for patients who are HCV positive and those who are candidates to receive a HCV-positive organ. They review current liver transplantation eligibility criteria and protocols in HCV-positive patients who…More


Strategies for the Noninvasive Management of Acute Low Back Pain

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This CME-certified digital publication focuses on the initial evaluation and evidence-based management of acute low back pain. It explores approaches to diagnose acute low back pain, assess patients’ prognosis based on established psychosocial indicators for prolonged pain, and identify when diagnostic imaging is warranted. Furthermore, the publication presents…More


Assessing Risk and Individualizing NOAC Therapy to Prevent Stroke in Patients With AF

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This online publication outlines the therapeutic benefits and safety of novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) in patients with atrial fibrillation and elevated stroke risk; in addition, it presents risk-assessment tools and highlights factors to consider when individualizing NOAC treatment.


Making the Case for SGLT2 Inhibitors in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

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Format: E-publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 0.75 American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • 0.75 American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

Course Description: The management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in the primary care setting remains a significant challenge because of both the complexity and heterogeneity of the disease and its patients and the significant disease burden that is seen in primary care practice. The recent addition of sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors to the treatment array…More


Medical Insiders: Expert Perspectives on Modifying Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This Webcast integrates contemporary clinical evidence with expert insights to discuss the optimal management of MS. The role of novel agents on the horizon and their potential place in the care of patients with MS will also be explored. Note: In May 2016, daclizumab was approved by the US FDA for third-line treatment of relapsing MS. This activity was…More


Immunosuppression in Kidney Transplantation: Strategies for Long-Term Success

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Format: E-publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This Web-based CME publication presents contemporary evidence on the use of calcineurin inhibitor (CNI)-sparing immunosuppression regimens in kidney transplant patients and provides guidance for optimizing immunosuppression regimens to effectively manage post-transplant comorbidities.


Practical Takeaways From the AGA’s "Ulcerative Colitis Care Pathway"—What You Need to Know

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Format: Symposium

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This 60-minute, live, CME-certified symposium brings together two nationally recognized experts to discuss the AGA’s recently published "Ulcerative Colitis Care Pathway". This clinical decision support tool translates the latest clinical practice guidelines and provides gastroenterologists with a more systematic approach for managing patients with ulcerative…More


Navigating Early Biologic Therapy and Preauthorization Protocols in IBD

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Format: E-publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This CME publication reviews early biologic treatment for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); in addition, it explores techniques to identify patients who require a “top-down” treatment approach and strategies to manage patients who are unresponsive to conventional IBD therapies. To assist gastroenterologists with developing payer preauthorization…More


Updates in the Assessment, Treatment, and Referral of OAB in the Primary Care Setting

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This CME-certified publication discusses barriers to the optimal diagnosis and treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in the primary care setting, as well as symptoms of OAB that may necessitate referral to a specialist. It also features frontline perspectives from the CME-certified teleconference series, Clinical Conversations: Inspiring Primary Care Clinicians…More


Overcoming Barriers to the Use of Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotic Medications for Schizophrenia

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This online publication provides psychiatrists with practical and insightful commentary on overcoming barriers encountered when implementing long-acting injectable antipsychotic treatment in patients with schizophrenia. It combines evidence-based information, practice-based solutions, and expert insights to address several of the most challenging obstacles…More


Addressing Breaks in the HIV Care Continuum: Improving Universal HIV Testing and Timely Linkage to Care

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Format: Research & Findings Paper

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.5 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)

Course Description: The National HIV/AIDS Strategy, developed in 2010 and updated in 2015, details critical steps to curb the HIV epidemic in the US; increasing the percentage of individuals who know their serostatus and who are linked into HIV medical care in a timely manner are highlighted as two indicators of progress toward the overall goals of this initiative. This…More


Medical Insiders: Emerging Science for the Management of Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This conversation-style Webcast discusses how to best incorporate recent guideline recommendations and clinical evidence into the treatment of metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer. Case studies are presented to facilitate discussions on treatment choices and sequencing.


NOACs in AF: Periprocedural Protocols for Catheter Ablation, Cardioversion, and Anticoagulant Reversal

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This CME-certified activity discusses the periprocedural management of patients with atrial fibrillation who are receiving novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) and undergoing cardiac ablation or cardioversion to restore sinus rhythm. A discussion of the management of anticoagulant-associated bleeding and the latest clinical evidence of recently approved and…More


Changing the Paradigm of Contemporary Management of Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: A Report of Current Evidence, Practice Patterns, and Opportunities for Improvements

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Format: Print Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.25 American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Course Description: Clinicians face many challenges that limit the implementation of best practices for caring for patients with stable ischemic heart disease (SIHD). Barriers to optimal care are related to the evaluation and risk assessment of SIHD, determination of appropriate initial management, and management of recurrent angina in the post-revascularization setting.…More


Evolving Risk Profiles for Tumor Lysis Syndrome: Aggressive Prophylaxis Strategies to Prevent Adverse Patient Outcomes

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Format: E-publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This interactive, case-based publication examines current evidence and available treatment algorithms to assess tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) risk. In addition, it presents recommendations for developing prophylaxis strategies for patient types who historically have not been considered to have an elevated risk of this potentially serious complication. The…More


Clinical Phenotypes of Advanced Prostate Cancer

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: In this Webcast, faculty discuss different clinical phenotypes of prostate cancer and explore how those phenotypes can be used to direct decisions regarding risk stratification, prognosis, and treatment of this disease.


Targeting Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis: Evolving Treatment Strategies to Address a Key Unmet Medical Need

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Format: E-publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This online publication discusses the evolving understanding of the pathologic underpinnings of atopic dermatitis, with a focus on emerging data on the safety and efficacy of novel selectively targeted therapies for patients with moderate-to-severe disease.


Harnessing the Power of the Immune System to Fight Cancer

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: Substantial advances have been made over the past decade related to the role of the immune system in the growth and progression of cancer. This CME-certified publication reviews the rationale for the development of immune checkpoint inhibitors, as well as recent clinical trial evidence for the use of these therapies in the treatment of metastatic melanoma and…More


Considerations for Implementing PrEP for HIV Prevention: Current Evidence and Practical Insights

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.0 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)

Course Description: In September 2015, Med-IQ, in collaboration with HealthHIV, Pozitively Healthy, and the National Coalition for LGBT Health, launched a series of community forums that brought together clinicians, consumers, and service providers to share their perspectives and questions about integrating pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention. This online…More


Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Highlighting the Potential for Better Recognition and Outcomes

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This CME publication reviews the optimal identification and management of adult patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). It reviews the mutations that cause FH, discusses screening and diagnostic approaches, and explores current and emerging management strategies.


Local Anesthetic and Regional Anesthesia for Perioperative Nurses and Physician Assistants

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Format: Multi-activity Series

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.5 American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Course Description: The focus of these activities is on the latest guidelines and review of proper use of local and regional anesthesia commonly used during surgery.


What’s New? Sustained-Release Liposomal Bupivacaine

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Format: Multi-activity Series

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.0 American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Course Description: The purpose of this presentation is to close the gap in knowledge of the use of liposomal bupivacaine as a local anesthetic, including formulation, anticipated effects, side effects and contraindications. The desired outcome is that liposomal bupivacaine be used safely in the clinical setting.


Contemporary Advances in Chronic Heart Failure: How Outcomes May Change With Evolving Treatment Options

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This interactive, CME-certified online publication explores common challenges and evolving strategies in the risk stratification and management of patients with chronic heart failure (HF). It also reviews the safety and efficacy of available treatment options for chronic HF and discusses emerging clinical trial data regarding novel treatment options for…More


Treatment Advances in HCV: Improving Disease Identification and Management in the Federal Healthcare System

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Format: Print Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.0 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.0 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Course Description: Since 2012, substantial changes have occurred regarding recommendations for the identification of patients chronically infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and the use of available therapies for HCV treatment. However, significant barriers to the integration of these recommendations exist. By some estimates, up to one-third of veterans have not been tested for…More


Helping Your Patients Get the Treatment They Need: Early Biologic Therapy in IBD and the Tools Needed for Successful Preauthorization

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Format: Workshop Series

    Maximum Credits:
  • 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This live event brings together two nationally recognized experts to discuss early biologic treatment for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); it will explore ways to identify patients who require this IBD treatment approach, and strategies to manage patients who are unresponsive to conventional IBD therapies. To assist gastroenterologists with…More


Navigating the Role of NOACs in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: Periprocedural Protocols for Ablation, Cardioversion, and Anticoagulant Reversal

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Format: Multi-Activity Series

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This series of audiocast modules features expert faculty commentary on the management of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who are receiving novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) and are undergoing procedures to restore sinus rhythm. The activities guide the learner through the periprocedural management of AF patients on NOACs who will undergo ablation or…More


Optimizing Outcomes in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treatment: Use of Asparaginase and Supportive Care Challenges

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Format: E-publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.0 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)

Course Description: This CME/CE publication reviews the role of asparaginase in the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. It discusses selecting, monitoring, and modifying asparaginase therapy, as well as managing treatment-related toxicities. This activity also includes video clips of expert faculty providing insights in this evolving therapeutic area.


A Focus on EGFR Signaling in Lung Adenocarcinoma

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This CME publication reviews the role of EGFR signaling in advanced lung adenocarcinoma. It includes a discussion on the rationale for performing EGFR mutation analysis before initiating therapy and explores how the results of the analysis can best be applied to treatment-related decision making.


To LAIA or Not to LAIA: Rationale for the Expanding Role of Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics for the Treatment of Schizophrenia

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This Web-based CME publication provides guidance on identifying patients with schizophrenia who may benefit from treatment with long-acting injectable antipsychotics and presents strategies for improving the patient-caregiver-provider alliance to promote better self-management.


Advances in Acute Migraine Management

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This interactive, CME-certified publication reviews the mechanisms of action, safety, efficacy, and routes of administration of medications used to treat acute migraine; it also examines the patient-specific factors that should be considered when individualizing treatment for patients with this condition. Additionally, this online publication features video…More


Vaccinating Adults With Chronic Disorders: Insights for the Primary Care Clinician

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.0 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Course Description: This CME/CPE, audio-enhanced online publication focuses on the challenges of vaccinating adults with chronic disease from a primary care perspective, with the goal of educating and empowering primary care clinicians and pharmacists to be more effective vaccinators. The audio clips were obtained from roundtable discussion that included experts in immunization, a…More


Vaccinating Adults With Chronic Disorders: The Specialist’s Role

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This CME, audio-enhanced online publication focuses on the challenges of vaccinating adults with chronic disease from a specialist’s perspective, with the goal of educating and empowering community specialists to be more successful vaccine advocates for patients with chronic diseases. The audio clips, which were obtained from roundtable discussion that included…More


Current Approaches in the Diagnosis and Management of Pancreatic Cystic Lesions

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This online publication explores the epidemiology and individual features of some of the most common pancreatic cystic lesions; it also discusses current guideline recommendations and controversies in diagnostic and management strategies.


Building Strong Care Teams: Practical Strategies to Address and Improve Adherence in Cystic Fibrosis

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Format: Research & Findings Paper

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.0 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)

Course Description: Adherence to complex, life-long treatment plans for cystic fibrosis (CF) is an ever-present and dynamic challenge for patients, caregivers, and clinicians alike. By integrating frontline perspectives from CF clinicians with current clinical literature, this online publication highlights common barriers to optimal treatment adherence in CF and presents practical…More


New Horizons in Dyslipidemia Management

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Course Description: This CME-certified online publication discusses the role of PCSK9 inhibitors in the management of patients with dyslipidemia. Recent clinical trial evidence and key considerations associated with the application of this evidence are discussed in a case-based, interactive format.


Choosing the Right Pill for the Right Patient: Effective Use of Oral Medications to Treat Type 2 Diabetes

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.25 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.25 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Course Description: In this Webcast, Dr. Frias will explore non-insulin and non-injectable management of type 2 diabetes. This activity will discuss key clinical evidence, benefits and limitations of each of the major classes of oral therapies available to manage glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes. Dr. Frias will also outline key considerations for patients requiring…More


Clinical Strategies for Type 1 Diabetes: Pumps, Multiple Daily Injection Regimens, Amylin Analogs and Continuous Glucose Monitoring

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.25 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.25 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Course Description: In this Webcast, Dr. Pettus will explore contemporary management of type 1 diabetes including recent updates in insulin delivery systems, monitoring, and amylin replacement. This activity will help providers determine appropriate candidates for insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring systems. In addition, Dr. Pettus will discuss important components of…More


Practical Insulin Therapy and Other Incretin Injectables for Type 2 Diabetes

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.25 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.25 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Course Description: In this Webcast, Dr. Edelman will explore insulin and non-insulin injectable strategies for the management of type 2 diabetes. This activity will discuss key clinical evidence, benefits and limitations of available basal and prandial insulins, GLP-1 receptor agonists, and combination therapy. Dr. Edelman will also outline key considerations for self-titration…More


The Personal Side of Diabetes: Psychological Secrets to Successful Diabetes Management

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.0 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.0 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Course Description: In this Webcast, Dr. Polonsky will explore the core problems that hinder optimal self-care for patients with diabetes including depression, the lack of perceived benefit, and patient perspectives about the cost of managing their diabetes. Dr. Polonsky will discuss practical solutions to overcoming these challenges and supporting patients to improve outcomes.


Improving Outcomes for Patients With CLL: Focus on Targeted Therapies and Quality-of-Life Concerns

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Format: E-Publication

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.0 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • 1.0 American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Course Description: This Web-based CE activity includes up-to-date information about targeted therapies for CLL and strategies for individualizing treatment. There is also a comprehensive discussion of quality-of-life issues, including suggestions for identifying and managing issues related to physical, cognitive, and emotional well-being for patients living with CLL.


Practical Strategies to Address Postprandial Diabetes Care Hyperglycemia in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

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Format: Workshop Series

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.5 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.5 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Course Description: Managing postprandial glucose is a critical, but often overlooked, component of type 1 diabetes. In addition, there is a unmet need for ultra fast-acting insulins. For patients with type 2 diabetes, education for healthcare providers on the initiation and titration of prandial insulin has largely been absent or deficient. In type 2 diabetes, there is also a…More


New and Emerging Insulins: Biosimilar Insulins Are Coming: The Top 10 Things You Should Know and Other New and Novel Insulins on the Therapeutic Horizon

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Format: Workshop Series

    Maximum Credits:
  • 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.5 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.5 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Course Description: The goal of this ‘New and Emerging Insulins’ continuing medical education activity is twofold. The first is to prepare providers for the future availability of biosimilar insulins, as many branded, long- and rapid-acting insulin analogs lose patent protection. The second is to provide a clinical update regarding the newer insulins recently approved and on the…More


Making the Connection: Advancing Clinical Care and Improving Adherence for Patients with Diabetes (2015 Workshop Series)

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Format: Workshop Series

    Maximum Credits:
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 6.25 California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 6.25 Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Course Description: The TCOYD Making the Connection continuing medical education program offers a unique opportunity to bridge patient and professional education, demonstrating the link between clinical lessons taught in the classroom to the real life patient experience. The ultimate goal of this activity is to educate caregivers about the most effective cutting edge strategies to…More