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PCSK9 Inhibitors: For Whom, When, and Why

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Format: Audiocast

Maximum Credits: 0.5

Course Description: In this audiocast, expert faculty discuss current clinical evidence regarding the benefit of adding a PCSK9 inhibitor to statin therapy in patients with cardiovascular risk and dyslipidemia. Additionally, key criteria for selecting patients for PCSK9 inhibitor therapy as well as determining optimal timing for initiating treatment are explored.


JDRF PEAK: Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology and T1D

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.75

Course Description: In this activity, Drs. Riddell and Gallen discuss the hormonal and metabolic response to various types of exercise and how those responses are different in the presence of type 1 diabetes. This program also explores the relationship between exercise and hyper- and hypoglycemia, as well as strategies for mitigating dysglycemia.


JDRF PEAK: Fundamentals of Glucose and Insulin Management Before, During, and After Exercise for Patients with T1D

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.75

Course Description: In this activity, Drs. Laffel and Henske discuss strategies for managing insulin and nutrition with different types of exercise and ways in which clinicians can help their patients manage insulin and carbohydrate intake to mitigate hypoglycemia.


JDRF PEAK: Successful Strategies for Managing Glucose and Nutrition Needs in a New Athlete

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.5

Course Description: In this activity, Drs. Laffel and Henske discuss the fear of hypoglycemia commonly associated with exercise in people with type 1 diabetes and mechanisms for avoiding hypoglycemia and ensuring safe physical activity, particularly for those just starting a new regimen.


JDRF PEAK: T1D, Exercise, and Hypoglycemia: A Case Study

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.5

Course Description: In this case study, Drs. Gallen and Riddell use a real-world example to discuss strategies for managing hypoglycemia with aerobic activity and describe the potential effects of adding resistance training before aerobic exercise for people with type 1 diabetes.


JDRF PEAK: Type 1 Diabetes, Exercise, and Hyperglycemia: A Case Study

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.5

Course Description: In this case study, Drs. Henske and Kowalski use a real-world example to discuss strategies for managing hyperglycemia with aerobic activity and review important considerations for patients who experience hyperglycemia following exercise.


Risk Mitigation, Identification, and OUD Treatment: Approaches to Conquering the Opioid Epidemic

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Format: Simulation

Maximum Credits: 0.75

Course Description: This patient-centric simulation explores strategies for identifying patients who suffer from opioid use disorder (OUD) and the expanding evidence base for available OUD treatments, with an emphasis on medication-assisted treatment and behavioral therapies. The first patient simulation focuses on diagnosing OUD in a patient with chronic back pain and using…More


Recognizing and Recovering From Opioid Use Disorder: Keys for Success for Patients and Families

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Format: Simulation

Course Description: This interactive educational program helps individuals and their family members, significant others, and friends recognize the signs of opioid use disorder and understand the available treatment options. Information is provided to help individuals with opioid use disorder navigate a successful long-term recovery, including the signs and symptoms of opioid use…More

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


COPD: A Quick Update on Diagnosis, Staging, and Management

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Format: Med-IQ Express

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This 15-minute activity features a brief video introduction by faculty expert Neil MacIntyre, MD, who discusses recent updates in the diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The activity then continues with a text-based review focusing on the updated GOLD 2017 recommendations related to the COPD diagnosis, staging, and…More


Medical Insiders: Overcoming Barriers to the Timely Identification and Treatment of OUD in Rural Communities

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.75

Course Description: In this 45-minute, accredited CME webcast, expert faculty discuss the opioid epidemic, highlighting methods to screen for opioid use disorder (OUD), as well as insight on overcoming barriers to the treatment of OUD in rural America.


Medical Insiders: The Comprehensive Treatment of OUD in Rural America: Current and Future MATs and Psychosocial Support

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: In this 1 hour, accredited CME webcast, expert faculty discuss the opioid epidemic, focusing on the pharmacologic and psychosocial treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD) in rural America.


Individualized Patient Assessment and Counseling for Transformed HBV Care: Research and Findings

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Format: PDF Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: This accredited CME publication outlines contemporary evidence, guideline recommendations, and common challenges and successes related to HBV identification and care. It also summarizes key points and clinical pearls from the mentoring webconferences offered by expert faculty as part of this series.


Recognizing the Risk and Providing Optimal Care to Veterans With Heart Failure

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Format: PDF Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: This publication explores risk factors for heart failure that are unique to veterans and reviews treatment strategies based on the updated heart failure guidelines. The clinical trials that led to these updated guidelines are also discussed.


Thinking Beyond the Baby Boomers: Critical Considerations for HCV Identification and Care

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Format: PDF Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: This CME/CE publication reviews guideline recommendations and current evidence for hepatitis C virus testing in asymptomatic patients and discusses the practical application of those guidelines in clinical practice. This activity also explores areas of emerging evidence and focus, particularly the management of women of childbearing potential and patients with…More


On the Road to Elimination: Evaluating and Improving the Continuum of Care for Patients With HCV

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 0.75

Course Description: Significant efforts to improve HCV testing have occurred in recent years. However, if the elimination of the virus is to be possible, then all steps along the HCV care continuum need to be improved. This online publication focuses on evidence-based strategies to eliminate HCV by increasing the number of patients with chronic HCV infection who are diagnosed,…More


Taking Care of Veterans With Opioid Use Disorders: Early Identification and Comprehensive Treatment Services

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Format: Print Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: This publication explores strategies for identifying opioid use disorders among veterans and military personnel and reviews available and emerging treatments for patients with this condition within the Veterans Health Administration system.


New Frontiers in the Comprehensive Care of ALS: Clinical Insights on Expanding Treatment Options

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 0.5

Course Description: This complimentary, accredited CME publication explores the importance of incorporating best practice recommendations to identify and manage symptoms associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in order to ease the burden of this disease. In addition, recent therapeutic advances for the treatment of ALS are discussed, including a focused look at the…More


Practical Considerations for Incorporating PrEP Into HIV Prevention Efforts in the Primary Care Setting

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Format: Simulation

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: In this video-enhanced, CME, case-based simulation, clinicians encounter a man who was diagnosed with rectal gonorrhea at an urgent care center and who is in need of treatment. Throughout the activity, clinicians must engage the patient in conversation to obtain information about his sexual history and behaviors in order to ascertain his HIV risk. Clinicians…More


Overcoming Disparities in MS Care for Underrepresented and Underserved Patient Populations

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: This online CME/CE publication reviews the current understanding of racial and ethnic factors in MS and discusses ways clinicians can recognize and address the needs of underserved patients. In addition, this publication features audio clips from an expert roundtable discussion on barriers that drive disparities and strategies to improve patient care in…More


Medical Insiders: Strategies for Combatting Opioid Use Disorder and HCV/HIV Risk in Rural Communities

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: In this conversation-style Webcast, leading experts in the fields of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention and opioid use disorder discuss the epidemiology of nonmedical prescription opioid use in the United States over the past 2 decades, the increased risk of HCV and HIV associated with injection drug use (IDU), and…More


VIDEO: Updates to the HCV treatment landscape: Summer 2017

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Format: Video

Course Description: In this brief video, K. Rajender Reddy, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Viral Hepatitis Center at the University of Pennsylvania discusses some exciting updates in the field of hepatitis C management. Dr. Reddy provides an overview of two newly approved therapies for the treatment of HCV and discusses some recent data about the care for patients…More

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


Expert Insights on Insulin and GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Combination Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: In this Webinar, experts in endocrinology and primary care present clinical evidence and answer participant questions regarding insulin intensification with glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs) in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, pharmacologic differences among available GLP-1 RAs, and strategies to address barriers that may delay the…More


Optimizing the Management of Patients With IBS Today

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 0.75

Course Description: This online CME publication describes the role of the gut microbiome in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and discusses the efficacy and safety of current treatment strategies that target the intestinal microbiota in patients with IBS with diarrhea (IBS-D). In addition, this publication reviews several pertinent new studies that were presented at the 2017…More


When Antidepressants Aren’t Enough to Control MDD: The Role of Augmentation With Second-Generation Antipsychotics

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 0.5

Course Description: This online publication discusses practical challenges related to the management of patients with major depressive disorder whose symptoms do not resolve with antidepressant therapy and explores the role of second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs) in treatment augmentation plans for these patients. The efficacy and safety of SGAs as adjuncts to antidepressant…More


VIDEO: Updates Following The 2016 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

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Format: Video

Course Description: In this video, Joseph Lim, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Yale Viral Hepatitis Program highlights some of the exciting updates following the 2016 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases annual meeting in November of 2016. Dr. Lim provides an overview of important real-world data about the efficacy of available direct acting…More

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