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Recognizing Residual Inflammatory Risk and Preventing Recurrent Events in Patients With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

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Format: Presentation Points

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

Course Description: This Presentation Points accredited CME publication features transcript-based faculty commentary, expert insight, and key educational takeaways from a satellite symposium at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2017, led by Christie M. Ballantyne, MD, and Paul M. Ridker, MD. In particular, areas of focus include the role of innate immunity in…More


Decision-IQ: A Case Study in Hypertension Management

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Format: Decision-IQ

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

Course Description: This brief activity presents a case study discussing an 82-year-old patient with hypertension. Links to useful resources are provided to help participants make treatment decisions for this patient, and expert faculty offer their perspectives on the latest evidence for these management decisions.


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

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Format: Med-IQ Express

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

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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 0.75 American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.0 American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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

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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 1.0 American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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

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.


Overcoming Disparities in MS Care for Underrepresented and Underserved Patient Populations

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Format: E-Publication

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

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

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

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


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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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


Viewpoints on Atopic Dermatitis: How Emerging Treatments May Change the Management of Moderate-to-Severe Disease

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Format: E-Publication

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

Course Description: This interactive CME publication reviews current clinical evidence on the use of novel agents targeting cytokine signaling for the systemic treatment of moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD). Survey responses from community allergists and dermatologists regarding these agents are integrated with expert insights on key survey findings.


Targeting IL-6 Signaling in the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Format: E-Publication

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

Course Description: This digital CME publication is based on a Q&A session between Elena M. Massarotti, MD, and William F.C. Rigby, MD, that explored the potential role and benefits of targeting the interleukin 6 (IL-6) pathway to treat moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Faculty discuss how IL-6 is involved in the pathophysiology of RA and provide insight on…More


Medical Insiders: Weighing the Evidence for PrEP for HIV Prevention in Adolescents

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Format: Webcast

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

Course Description: In this discussion-based Webcast, leading experts in the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as an HIV-prevention strategy present recent data and provide insight on the potential benefits of implementing this approach to reduce the risk of HIV infection in adolescents.


Medical Insiders: Weighing the Evidence for PrEP for HIV Prevention in People Who Inject Drugs

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Format: Webcast

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

Course Description: In this discussion-based Webcast, leading experts in the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as an HIV-prevention strategy present recent data and provide insight on the potential benefits of implementing this approach to reduce the risk of HIV infection in people who inject drugs.


Medical Insiders: Weighing the Evidence for PrEP for HIV Prevention in Women

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Format: Webcast

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

Course Description: In this discussion-based Webcast, leading experts in the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as an HIV-prevention strategy present recent data and provide insight on the potential benefits of implementing this approach to reduce the risk of HIV infection in women.


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.


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