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Differentiating Gaucher's Disease From Other Hematologic Conditions: Every Day Counts

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Format: Symposium

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

Course Description: Join nationally renowned experts in Gaucher’s disease (GD) type 1, Pramod K. Mistry, MD, PhD, FRCP, and Neal J. Weinreb, MD, FACP, in a CME-certified Friday Satellite symposium with dinner on December 2, 2016, in San Diego, CA, preceding the American Society of Hematology meeting. Faculty will discuss strategies for recognizing symptoms early in the disease…More


Lysosomal Storage Diseases: Newborn Screening Updates and Implications for Long-Term Care

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Format: Symposium

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

Course Description: Join nationally renowned expert pediatricians in lysosomal storage diseases (LSDs) Barbara K. Burton, MD, and Paige Kaplan, MBBCh, at a CME-certified satellite symposium with dinner in San Francisco on October 22. Faculty will review the updated Recommended Uniform Screening Panel for newborn screening of LSDs and discuss how to appropriately select patients…More


HCV Education Summit: Building Integrated Care Teams to Combat the Growing Epidemic

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Format: Workshop Series

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

Course Description: This 2.5-hour interprofessional and multidisciplinary regional workshop with local faculty and experts explores critical barriers to optimal, coordinated care and reviews evidence-based strategies for identifying and managing HCV. This forum promotes the idea of bringing clinicians together to form local, cohesive, strategic teams to optimize care for patients…More


Evidence-Based Treatment for Patients With HCV: Developing Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner Experts

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Format: E-Publication

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

Course Description: This CME/CE-certified, interactive publication explores available clinical evidence and guideline recommendations for the management of patients with chronic hepatitis C virus, including the efficacy, safety, and limitations of currently available therapies. It also features video clips of faculty experts discussing how they integrate clinical evidence into…More


Preventing HCV and HIV Infection Among Veterans With Opioid Use Disorders

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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: This publication explores the rationale for screening veterans for opioid use disorder as well as hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In addition, it discusses appropriate evidence-based addiction and HCV/HIV treatment services offered by the Veterans Health Administration.


Evidence-Based Collaborative Care in the Management of Pediatric Allergic Asthma

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Format: E-Publication

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

Course Description: This CME-certified, interactive online publication synthesizes current clinical evidence and expert insights to educate pediatricians about optimal strategies for the management of children with allergic asthma and the importance of care team coordination to improve outcomes.


Hope on the Horizon? The Science Behind New and Emerging Therapeutic Strategies for Pancreatic Cancer

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Format: Audiocast

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

Course Description: This Web-based CME audiocast presents the latest evidence on the role of the tumor microenvironment in pancreatic cancer biology and its contribution to tumor progression and therapeutic response. Additionally, this activity explores emerging treatment strategies for advanced pancreatic cancer, including stromal-modifying agents, novel cytotoxic agents,…More


Prolonging Survival in Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Using Novel VEGF-Directed, Antiangiogenic Agents

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Format: Med-IQ Express

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

Course Description: This 15-minute publication begins with a brief video in which a clinical expert reviews the use of antiangiogenic agents in patients with progressive metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). The publication then presents key guideline recommendations and a focused discussion on pivotal trials of the 4 main agents used to prolong survival in patients with mCRC.


New HCV Testing Policies: Reality for Rural Clinics

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Format: Webinar

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

Course Description: In this Webinar, the first in this educational series, Drs. Paul Kwo and Rajender Reddy discuss current hepatitis C virus (HCV) testing guidelines, the practicalities of testing in already-busy rural clinics, and the initial steps for evaluating liver health in patients with newly identified HCV.


Capacity Building in Hepatitis C: Choosing and Optimizing Treatment

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 0.5 American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

Course Description: In this Webcast, faculty discuss the most recent developments in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV), as well as their own frontline perspectives and barriers they encounter in practice. Data from clinical studies involving treatment-naïve and -experienced patients with HCV are also explored. Faculty also focus on the impact of cirrhosis on…More


Capacity Building in Hepatitis C: Treating Special Populations

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Format: Webcast

    Maximum Credits:
  • 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 0.5 American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

Course Description: In this Webcast, faculty explore recent developments in the treatment of special populations with hepatitis C virus (HCV), specifically patients with chronic kidney disease or HIV coinfection and candidates for liver transplant. Faculty also discuss frontline barriers and issues they face in practice, along with clinical data regarding the efficacy, safety, and…More


IBS-D Treatment: Incorporating Effective Strategies in a New Era

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Format: Epublication

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

Course Description: This CME-certified publication reviews treatment options for patients with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) and focuses on the practical aspects of incorporating newly approved agents into clinical practice. Key topics to be discussed include the diagnosis of IBS, the safety and efficacy of recently approved pharmacologic agents, and practical…More


Case Simulation in Cardiology: Stable Ischemic Heart Disease Evaluation and Noninvasive Management

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Format: Simulation

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

Course Description: This simulation-based activity is designed to help physicians consider different evidence-based evaluation and treatment options for patients with stable ischemic heart disease (SIHD). This activity is unique in that it allows physicians to make decisions and then observe possible outcomes of their choices within the context of a case scenario.


Advancing Insulin Therapy: Timely Initiation, Basal Insulin Titration, and Postprandial Glucose Control

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Format: Webcast

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

Course Description: This activity focuses on the need for timely initiation of insulin therapy in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Faculty discuss the efficacy and limitations of newer insulin preparations and review strategies for effectively integrating prandial insulin therapy into treatment regimens. Faculty also take a focused look at provider and patient barriers that can…More


Managing CLL With Targeted Oral Agents: Educating and Empowering Patients to Improve Adherence

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Format: E-publication

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

Course Description: This CME publication addresses the practical considerations of using oral agents in the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. It reviews strategies for managing adverse events, discusses reasons for medication nonadherence, and offers tips for engaging patients and improving adherence to oral agents.


On the Road to Viral Suppression in HIV First-Line Therapy: Choosing the Right Regimen for the Right Patient for the Right Start

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Format: Webcast

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

Course Description: In this conversation-style Webcast, leading experts in first-line HIV combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) discuss recent changes in United States Department of Health and Human Services treatment recommendations and explore the patient- and medication-related characteristics to consider when selecting first-line treatment. A patient’s real-world…More


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: Print 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)
  • 0.5 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


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