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

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Format: Simulation

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

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 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


Optimizing the Management of Patients With IBS Today

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Format: E-Publication

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

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 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.


Clinical Conundrums in a Patient Presenting With Weight Loss and Multiple Other Complaints: Can You Diagnose This Disease?

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Format: Simulation

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

Course Description: In this video-enhanced, CME-certified simulation, clinicians are challenged to appropriately diagnose a patient presenting with multiple complaints, including weight loss. Throughout the activity, clinicians must consider the patient’s medical history and physical evaluation and order appropriate laboratory and diagnostic tests to identify and treat his…More


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


IUDs and the Nulliparous Patient

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Format: Webcast

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

Course Description: In this CME-certified Webcast, recorded live at the 2017 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, an expert faculty member reviews the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention medical eligibility criteria for intrauterine device (IUD) use as well as recent American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations on the…More


Prematurity Disparity: Epidemiology, Intervention, Prevention

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Format: Webcast

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

Course Description: Idiopathic preterm birth has a complex epidemiology shrouded in social determinates as well as biological, genetic, behavioral, and environmental factors. In this Webcast, recorded live at the 2017 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, an expert faculty member reviews strategies for treating preterm labor…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.


Recognizing Gaucher’s Disease in the Hematology Clinic

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Format: Presentation Points

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

Course Description: This transcript-based, CME-certified Presentation Points publication summarizes a satellite symposium presented by Pramod K. Mistry, MD, PhD, FRCP, and Neal J. Weinreb, MD, FACP, nationally renowned experts in Gaucher’s disease (GD) type 1. Faculty present strategies for recognizing symptoms early in the disease course and discuss the implications of…More


Providing Comprehensive Care for Patients With HCV: An Overview for Nonspecialists

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Format: Webcast

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

Course Description: In this Webinar, the third and final in this educational series, Drs. Joseph Lim and Rajender Reddy discuss the critical aspects of comprehensive care for patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, including reducing transmission risk, treating persons who inject drugs, and providing care in nonspecialty practice settings.


Decreasing the Burden of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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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 continuing medical education publication reviews screening and treatment recommendations for the evidence-based management of patients with type 2 diabetes. It also discusses individualizing glycemic targets and treatments to optimally control hyperglycemia based on patient-, treatment-, and disease-related factors. Appropriate surveillance and treatment…More


Fabry Disease: When to Treat

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Format: E-Publication

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

Course Description: This 45-minute, CME-certified digital publication discusses the variability of Fabry disease (FD) manifestations. In addition, it presents management approaches for patients with FD, including disease monitoring and comprehensive therapy.


Implications of Newborn Screening for Lysosomal Storage Diseases: Diagnosis and Management

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Format: Presentation Points

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

Course Description: This transcript-based, CME-certified Presentation Points publication summarizes a satellite symposium presented by nationally renowned expert pediatricians in lysosomal storage diseases (LSDs) Barbara K. Burton, MD, and Paige Kaplan, MBBCh. Faculty review the updated Recommended Uniform Screening Panel for newborn screening of LSDs and discuss the clinical…More


Evolutions in Hepatitis C Care: A Primer for Rural Clinicians

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Format: Webcast

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

Course Description: In this Webinar, the second in this educational series, Drs. David Wyles and Rajender Reddy discuss the evolution of treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) from interferon-based therapies to the new direct-acting antiviral regimens, which offer shorter treatment durations, improved tolerability, and high cure rates. This activity also highlights common…More


Opioid Addiction, Psychiatric Comorbidities, and Their Effects on HCV Infection

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Format: E-publication

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

Course Description: This online CME publication explains the rationale for HCV screening among people who inject drugs and offers strategies for mitigating risk and treating HCV, particularly among those with addiction and psychiatric issues.


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


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