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Decision-IQ: Integrating Novel Therapies Into Clinical Decision Making in Tardive Dyskinesia

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.5

Course Description: This brief, CE-accredited activity presents a realistic case study focusing on the assessment and treatment of a patient with tardive dyskinesia. Links to helpful resources are provided to help you make appropriate management decisions for this patient. Additionally, after each clinical decision, expert insights are presented from Catherine Campisi on optimal…More


Considerations for Bringing Hemodialysis Home

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Format: Med-IQ Express

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This accredited CME Express publication reviews the advantages and disadvantages of home hemodialysis (HHD) that should be considered when devising clinical management strategies for patients with end-stage renal disease. It also discusses key criteria for identifying patients who are appropriate candidates for HHD as well as patient- and provider-associated…More


Decision-IQ: A Case Study in the Management of Inflammatory Pancreatic Fluid Collections

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: In this short case-based activity, meet Sam, a 41-year-old man who presents to the emergency department with abdominal pain and bloating and is later found to have an inflammatory pancreatic fluid collection. As you move through this activity, read through links to useful resources to help you make clinical management decisions for Sam. In addition, find out…More


Advances in the Treatment of Scleroderma: Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

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Format: Med-IQ Express

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This accredited CME publication features a review of and expert commentary on the role of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in the treatment of diffuse systemic sclerosis (SSc). Clinical pearls from recent evidence are provided, as well as expert insight related to the novel, critical endpoint recently published from a landmark prospective clinical…More


Decision-IQ: A Case Study in Adolescent Dysmenorrhea Evaluation and Management

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This interactive case-based activity discusses symptom management, treatment options, and diagnostic tools in adolescents with dysmenorrhea. Links to useful resources are provided to help participants make treatment decisions for the patient, and an expert faculty member offers her perspective on the latest evidence for these management decisions.


Evolving Strategies for the Prevention of HIV in the Federal Healthcare Setting

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Format: Print Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: This accredited CME/CE/CPE publication discusses the Veterans Health Administration and Department of Defense HIV-prevention goals outlined in the 2010 and 2015 National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States, reviews the epidemiology of HIV acquisition in various federal healthcare settings, explores methods for engaging patients in nonjudgmental…More


Pragmatic Approaches to Improving Insulin Introduction and Integration in T2DM: A Patient Simulation for Frontline Providers

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Format: Simulation

Maximum Credits: 0.75

Course Description: In this simulation, participants explore clinical evidence related to the appropriate timing of basal insulin initiation, the attributes and consideration of newer basal insulins, and the application of individualized treatment plans in realistic patient scenarios.


GFR and eGFR: Filtering Out the Confusion

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: Nephrologist Dr. Michael Wiederkehr delves into chronic kidney disease (CKD) and the difference between true glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). The different methods of calculating eGFR will be explored as well as the pitfalls and limitations of the current formulas and calculations. The importance of the CKD…More


Increasing Diagnostic Acumen for Bipolar I Disorder

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 0.5

Course Description: This 30-minute publication discusses the identification of patients with bipolar I disorder, including challenges in making the correct diagnosis, effective communication with patients, and strategies for overcoming patient-related barriers to effective treatment. In addition, it incorporates audio clips of expert faculty discussing key data from two national…More


Patient-Centered Maintenance Treatment Plans for Bipolar I Disorder

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 0.5

Course Description: This 30-minute publication discusses the long-term management of bipolar I disorder, including treatment goals, evidence-based treatment options, and approaches for addressing common patient-related challenges. In addition, it incorporates audio clips of expert faculty discussing key data from two national Med-IQ surveys of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners,…More


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.


Decision-IQ: Managing Off Episodes in Parkinson’s Disease With Available and Emerging Therapies

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Format: Decision IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: In this brief, case-based activity, participants will follow a patient through different stages of Parkinson’s disease and make treatment decisions based on clinical evidence and patient characteristics.


JDRF PEAK: Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology and T1D

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.5 - 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: 0.5 - 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.


Time Is of the Essence: Assessment and Management Updates for Patients Presenting With Snake Envenomation

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Format: Audiocast

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: This audiocast will provide updates on the management of patients presenting to the emergency department with snake envenomation, with an emphasis on managing those bitten by copperheads. Information will be provided on the effects of snake venom, and strategies will be discussed for assessing, managing, and administering treatment and follow-up care. Several…More


Decision-IQ: Assessing Risk and Preventing Tumor Lysis Syndrome

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This brief case-based, digital CME activity incorporates current evidence-based prophylaxis algorithms to assess the risk of tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) undergoing anticancer therapy. Links to relevant literature and expert insights are provided to help clinicians prevent and manage TLS.


Decision-IQ: Prostate Cancer Screening in the Geriatric Population

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This interactive case-based activity discusses the risks and benefits of prostate cancer screening in the geriatric population. Links to useful resources are provided to help participants make treatment decisions for the patient, and expert faculty offer their perspectives on the latest evidence for these management decisions.


Decision-IQ: When Is PCSK9 Inhibitor Therapy Beneficial?

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This 15-minute educational activity highlights current evidence on the use of PCSK9 inhibitors in patients with dyslipidemia via critical case assessment that emulates the decision-making process during patient care visits. Links to useful resources are provided for a self-directed dive into recent data on patient- and disease-related factors important in…More


Raising the Bar in NHL Through the Provision of Shared Decision Making

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 0.5

Course Description: This 30-minute, interactive digital publication interweaves clinical patient cases as well as patient, caregiver, and clinician insights from national surveys to examine the role of shared decision making in non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Evidence-based guideline recommendations for managing patients with follicular lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, as well as…More


Duke Perspectives From the 2018 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting

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Format: PDF Publication

Maximum Credits: 0.75

Course Description: This publication summarizes key research and studies presented by faculty members, residents, and fellows from the Duke Department of Neurology at the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), held April 21 to 27, 2018, in Los Angeles, CA. It summarizes these presentations and provides interesting perspective from Matthew W. Luedke, MD,…More


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


Decision-IQ: A Case Study in the Management of Sleep Apnea in PAP-Intolerant Patients

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This brief activity presents a real-life case study of a patient with sleep apnea who cannot tolerate continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy. Links to useful resources are provided to help you make appropriate management decisions for this patient. After each clinical decision, review expert insights from Drs. Ellison and Kahmke on optimal answer…More


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

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

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.


Decision-IQ: Updates in the Diagnosis and Treatment of an Ocular Surface Mass

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: In this brief case-based activity, meet Bob, a 62-year-old man who initially presented with redness in his left eye and was referred to the Duke Eye Center. As you move through this activity, read through links to useful resources to help you make clinical management decisions for Bob. You will also receive insights from expert faculty Gargi Vora, MD, on the…More


Decision-IQ: Genetic Risk Assessment and Testing for Hereditary Ovarian Cancer

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: In this brief case-based activity, meet Karen, a fictional 30-year-old woman whose mother recently died of ovarian cancer. Karen is now asking whether she should undergo genetic testing or ovarian cancer screening. As you move through this activity, read through links to useful resources to help you make clinical management decisions for Karen. You will also…More


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


Decision-IQ: Erectile Dysfunction Treatment Goes Awry

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This brief activity presents a case study discussing a man with erectile dysfunction. Links to helpful references are provided to help participants make treatment decisions for this patient.


Advancing the Education of Rheumatology Fellows and Improving Patient Care

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: In this CME-accredited webcast, recorded at the 2017 American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in San Diego, California, Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, MD, MEd, discusses abstracts on a treat-to-target quality improvement program, a workshop on transitioning pediatric patients to adult care, and a clinical research project on myositis. These abstracts were…More


Pregnancy and Rheumatic Diseases: Improving Patient Outcomes and Alleviating Lactation Concerns

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: In this accredited CME webcast, Megan Clowse, MD, discusses several abstracts by her research groups on the management of pregnant patients with rheumatic diseases, presented at the 2017 American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in San Diego, California. Topics include the relationship between hydroxychloroquine and pregnancy, pregnancy and…More


Skeletal Muscle Molecular Alterations in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: In this accredited CME webcast, Kim Huffman, MD, PhD, discusses abstracts presented by her research groups at the 2017 American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in San Diego, California. Topics include the relationship between skeletal muscle cytokines and myostatins before and after physical activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis; the…More


Clinical Trial Endpoints for Macular Diseases

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: In this accredited CME webcast, recorded live at the 2017 American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting, expert faculty Nora Lad, MD, PhD, discusses clinical trials on biomarkers to detect early age-related macular degeneration and early treatment response.


Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy: Basic Technique and Keys to Success

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: In this accredited CME webcast, recorded live at the 2017 American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting, expert faculty Ilya Leyngold, MD, discusses the key steps for performing endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy.


How Not to Miss Progression in Glaucoma: The Golden Rules

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: In this accredited CME webcast, recorded live at the 2017 American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting, expert faculty Felipe Medeiros, MD, PhD, discusses the key steps involved in monitoring patients with glaucoma.


Ocular Inflammation: A Global Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment Algorithms

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: In this accredited CME webcast, recorded live at the 2017 American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting, expert faculty Victor L. Perez, MD, discusses the optimal diagnosis and management of ocular inflammation.


Decision-IQ: A Case Study in Prosthetic Joint Inflammation

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This brief activity presents a case study discussing a patient with prosthetic joint infection. Links to useful resources are provided to help participants make treatment decisions for this patient.


Medical Insiders: Improving the Diagnosis and Management of Overactive Bladder in the Primary Care Setting

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.75

Course Description: In this discussion-based Medical Insiders webcast, expert faculty explore available diagnostic algorithms, practice guidelines, and management options to address overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms and improve quality of life for patients with this very treatable condition. Faculty also discuss approaches for symptom assessment and explain how to determine when…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.


Long-Term Risks and Benefits of Costimulation Blocker Therapy After Kidney Transplantation

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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 Matthew Ellis, MD, who discusses the rationale for using costimulation blocker therapy in patients following kidney transplantation. The activity then continues with a text-based review of the risks and benefits of using costimulation blockade for immunosuppression after kidney…More


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


Keeping Up With CDK 4/6 Therapy in HR-Positive, HER2-Negative Advanced Breast Cancer

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: This online CME publication explores the changing treatment landscape in hormone receptor (HR)-positive and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer. In particular, it addresses questions related to the appropriate use of cyclin-dependent kinase 4/6 inhibitors in practice and details their similarities and…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.


The Rapidly Evolving Role of Biosimilars: Educating Specialists and Facilitating Shared Decision Making With Patients

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 0.75

Course Description: This accredited CME publication describes biosimilars and how they compare with their originator products, reviews FDA guidance on the biosimilar approval process, and discusses key issues for prescribers. In addition, brief clinical case vignettes present examples of how biosimilars may appear in practice.


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


Improving Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Care: What Do Patients Need to Know?

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Format: Simulation

Course Description: This simulation-based, interactive platform delivers education to patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and their caregivers in short video segments that explore current and emerging treatment options, as well as critical elements of NHL diagnosis and staging. The side effects associated with different treatment modalities and modes of chemotherapy…More

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


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


New Developments in Diagnosing and Treating Hip and Knee Periprosthetic Joint Infection: A Guide for Orthopaedic Surgeons

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Format: Med-IQ Express

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This 15-minute publication begins with a brief video in which a clinical expert reviews recent changes in the diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI), including Musculoskeletal Infection Society criteria and newly identified synovial biomarkers. The publication then discusses approaches for confirming a diagnosis of PJI and reviews available treatment…More


Managing Clinical Challenges and Optimizing Outcomes in IPF: The Critical Role of the Respiratory Care Team

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Format: Simulation

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: Engage in this simulation-based CE activity to consider challenges related to the immediate and long-term care of patients with IPF and see how the management decisions you make affect patient outcomes.


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.


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.