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Course Description: In this 1-hour webcast, expert faculty discuss strategies for treating patients with moderate-to-severe asthma, including employing educational and communication strategies in the patient-centered management of asthma. Additionally, faculty discuss patient factors, including phenotypes and endotypes, that can help clinicians make optimal treatment decisions for…More

Course Description: This 30-minute Medical Insiders webcast is a free-flowing discussion with faculty experts Dr. Oni Blackstock, Dr. Samantha Hill, and Dr. Jenell Coleman on talking to women about sexual health and HIV risk, identifying women with indications for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), explaining PrEP to patients, and addressing PrEP adherence. This activity will help…More

Course Description: This activity provides cardiology, endocrinology, primary care, and pediatric clinicians with insights on the need to accurately screen, diagnose, and support the management of patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH). Specifically, it will build among clinicians awareness of HoFH by explaining how the disease differs from other forms of…More

Course Description: In this 2-hour webcast, experts explore the emerging science and research of targeting the FGFR signaling pathway and the current and future clinical applications of FGFR inhibitors in cancer care. A panel of experts then discuss how this science can be incorporated into practice.

Course Description: This activity is based on a virtual symposium at the Association of Managed Care Pharmacy annual meeting from April 12, 2021. This activity reviews the effects of inflammatory skin conditions on clinical, psychosocial, and economic outcomes, with a specific focus on atopic dermatitis (AD) and alopecia areata (AA), the burden of more severe disease, and the…More

Course Description: This engaging digital publication explores the different types of long-chain fatty acid oxidation disorders (LC-FAODs), reviews the effects of LC-FAODs on patients and caregivers, and highlights the importance of individualized therapy and comanagement between clinicians. Audio clips provide a unique opportunity to listen to perspectives and observations from…More

Course Description: This publication highlights the unmet needs of patients with RA who do not respond or lose response to treatment and explores how applying current evidence-based guidelines for managing RA can improve outcomes through selecting appropriate therapy, monitoring response, and adjusting treatment. In addition, this activity discusses the advances that have occurred…More

Course Description: This modular activity provides the latest updates on T1D autoantibody screening tests and programs, discusses their role in identifying people who are at risk of developing T1D, offers guidance for monitoring and supporting patients after T1D autoantibody testing, and explores investigational therapies that may slow T1D progression in individuals who have a…More

Course Description: This brief accredited CME activity explores the rationale for, and challenges of, shifting from a volume- to value-based reimbursement model in the realm of behavioral healthcare. In addition, it reviews the benefits and limitations of employing a collaborative care model into practice to improve the quality of behavioral healthcare. This activity also features…More

Course Description: In this modular activity, role-play videos demonstrate useful strategies for having respectful and nonjudgmental discussions with patients about their sexual health and interest in and eligibility for PrEP. Participants can compare and contrast appropriate and suboptimal telemedicine discussions with 3 patients and then answer questions related to PrEP…More

Course Description: This brief accredited CME activity explores the role of artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning (DL) in ophthalmologic conditions. Specifically, it discusses AI algorithms applied to ophthalmologic imaging (eg, fundus photographs, optical coherence tomography) and their use in glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy (DR), retinopathy of prematurity (ROP),…More

Course Description: In this engaging, CME accredited modular activity, video scenarios demonstrate the sometimes subtle differences between optimal and suboptimal patient–provider discussions about diabetes management and the need to intensify treatment. Dr. Katherine Yu, OMS V, provides insightful dialogue on disease progression, the need to intensify treatment, and patient…More

Course Description: This brief accredited CME activity explores the rationale for, and importance of, the first phase 3 study investigating the use of stem cell transplantation with omidubicel, an ex vivo expanded umbilical cord blood stem cell graft to unmanipulated umbilical cord blood transfusion. In addition, it reviews and interprets the results of the study and translates…More

Course Description: This educational activity discusses the diagnosis and treatment of hypophosphatemia associated with excess fibroblast growth factor-23 (FGF23), with a focus on X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) and tumor-induced osteomalacia (TIO) in adults, adolescents, and children. In addition, audio commentary by expert faculty Thomas O. Carpenter, MD, and Anthony A. Portale,…More

Course Description: In this activity, explore 2 virtual patient case simulations to learn about identifying and managing patients with slowly and rapidly progressing ADPKD. This AliveSim™ virtual clinical practice and coaching platform allows learners to interact with virtual peers, make management decisions, and receive recommendations. Participants will learn when to suspect…More

Course Description: In this transcript-based publication, Lucas Kipp, MD, explores challenges faced by neurology clinicians when managing patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), particularity those of the millennial generation. Specifically, he discusses the evolving MS treatment paradigm and key considerations regarding timely referral/diagnosis, the unique characteristics and…More

Course Description: In this transcript-based publication, Lucas Kipp, MD, explores challenges faced by primary care clinicians when managing patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), particularity those of the millennial generation. Specifically, he discusses the evolving MS treatment paradigm and key considerations regarding timely referral/diagnosis, the unique characteristics and…More

Course Description: In this 2-hour webcast, experts explore the emerging science and research of targeting the FGFR signaling pathway and the current and future clinical applications of FGFR inhibitors in cancer care. A panel of experts then discuss how this science can be incorporated into practice.

Course Description: Both the American College of Rheumatology and the European League Against Rheumatism are updating their guidelines for the management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In this case-based activity, faculty discuss how the new guidelines affect management approaches for various populations with RA, highlight important updates, and explain the rationale for changes in…More

Course Description: This educational program features faculty Charles L. Daley, MD, and Shannon Kasperbauer, MD, in an engaging video presentation discussing the diagnostic criteria and treatment recommendations for nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD) based on the 2020 ATS/ERS/ESCMID/IDSA clinical practice guidelines. Faculty offer expert commentary on how to…More

Course Description: This activity explores the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing measures on mental health and the use of telemedicine and telepsychiatry to meet the healthcare needs of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). Faculty experts highlight key legislative changes instrumental in the prompt adoption and implementation of telemedicine across a…More

Course Description: This accredited CME publication features 4 individual text-based modules that explore the risk factors for ADPKD, methods for properly screening for and diagnosing ADPKD, strategies for managing patients with this condition, and ADPKD manifestations. Included in the activity is a whiteboard-style animation video illustrating ADPKD from a genetic level, the…More

Course Description: In this brief case-based activity, meet a 45-year-old woman with a thyroid nodule discovered during a routine physical exam. She is referred to your office for further assessment.As you move through this activity, you will: Be directed to useful resources to help you make management decisions for this patient See how your answers compare with your peers’…More

Course Description: This 45-minute, accredited CME activity discusses the pathophysiology of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC), rationale for the development of immune checkpoint inhibitors for this condition, current and emerging treatment approaches, and the importance of care coordination for patients with advanced CSCC. A case vignette highlights the appropriate…More

Course Description: This supplement reviews key changes to the latest American College of Rheumatology (ACR) guidelines for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and how they may be implemented to meet the unique needs of veterans. New priorities include minimizing/eliminating glucocorticoids; using methotrexate (MTX) as early first-line treatment and continuing it rather than rapidly…More

Course Description: This 45-minute, accredited CME activity discusses the pathophysiology of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC), the clinical features associated with a risk of aggressive tumor behavior, and the management of patients with advanced CSCC. A case vignette highlights the importance of risk assessment and staging to determine the appropriate management of a…More

Course Description: This 15-minute, accredited CME publication follows the case of a patient who was referred to a gynecologist for uterine fibroids and heavy bleeding. Dr. Rebecca A. Previs provides insight on diagnosing this patient with Lynch syndrome and discusses current best practices for managing patients with this condition.

Course Description: In this activity, expert faculty help clinicians better understand the needs of their patients who are going through menopause, as well as identify effective and evidence-based treatment strategies for women experiencing moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms (VMS). This online digital publication, designed for obstetricians, gynecologists, and primary care…More

Course Description: This 30-minute accredited CME activity discusses the role of HER3 in cancer progression and treatment resistance in breast cancer and non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and explores investigational therapies targeting HER3. In addition, brief audio clips provide expert perspectives about HER3-targeting agents and how they are expected to affect patient care for…More

Course Description: In this 1-hour webinar, Annelle Reed, NP, provides updates on influenza management, including an explanation of the latest diagnostic strategies, current guidance and emerging data surrounding available antiviral treatments and chemoprophylaxis, and direction on how new and emerging antivirals fit within the treatment armamentarium. The webinar aims to help…More

Course Description: In this 2-hour webcast, experts explore the emerging science and research of targeting the FGFR signaling pathway and the current and future clinical applications of FGFR inhibitors in cancer care. A panel of experts then discuss how this science can be incorporated into practice.

Course Description: This 30-minute activity explores the role of fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR) alterations in urothelial cancer (UC) pathogenesis and provides a summary of efficacy and safety data for available and emerging selective FGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors for the treatment of UC. Whiteboard animation videos are used to show how these FGFR aberrations act as…More

Course Description: Informed by a large patient survey, this activity provides dermatologists and primary care clinicians with insights on the need for integrating into practice patient-reported outcomes and validated tools for assessing disease severity that more accurately consider the burden of moderate-to-severe AD beyond clinical manifestations. This activity also examines…More

Course Description: This activity presents 3 different case scenarios of patients with uncontrolled RA and allows learners to determine optimal treatment strategies and interventions to promote adherence. Expert faculty provide insight on tailoring therapies based on a patient’s preferences and therapy goals, and learners will be able to see how their responses compare with those…More

Course Description: This 45-minute, CME-accredited online digital publication features audio clips from Lawrence Fisher, PhD, ABPP, Susan Jung Guzman, PhD, Jay H. Shubrook Jr, DO, FACOFP, FAAFP, BC-ADM, and Mark W. Stolar, MD, and provides insight into recent advances in treatments for type 2 diabetes mellitus. It discusses the importance of patients reaching glycemic targets…More

Course Description: This 30-minute Medical Insiders webcast is a free-flowing interaction with faculty experts Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, Kathryn Birken-Friedman, MD, and John J. Russell, MD, FAAFP, discussing the burden of influenza on the family unit, barriers to diagnosis, benefits and limitations of available treatment options, strategies to prevent transmission and…More

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Course Description: This accredited CME publication provides an overview of the pathophysiology that underlies obesity development and the mechanisms that cause resistance to long-term weight loss. Strategies for beginning and maintaining effective discussions with patients who have obesity are reviewed, as well as evidence-based approaches to managing this chronic disease.…More

Course Description: In this short case-based activity, meet a 25-year-old man who presents with urinary frequency, dysuria, slow urinary stream, and feelings of incomplete emptying. He has no history of trauma or infection. As you move through this activity: Read through links to resources to help you make evidence-based diagnostic and management decisions for this patientSee how…More

Course Description: This interactive case-based activity discusses strategies to reduce inappropriate polypharmacy in the geriatric population. Links to useful resources are provided to help participants make clinical decisions for the patient, and expert faculty offer their perspectives on the latest evidence for deprescribing management decisions.

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Course Description: In this brief case-based activity, meet a 42-year-old woman with class 2 obesity who was recently diagnosed with diabetes. She is referred to your office because she is interested in weight-loss strategies. As you move through this activity, you will:Be directed to useful resources to help you make management decisions for this patientSee how your answers…More

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Course Description: In this brief activity, available treatment modalities for avascular necrosis are discussed, including emerging therapies such as total talus replacement using 3D-printed prostheses.

Course Description: This brief CME publication explores clinical evidence for the use of left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) in patients with advanced heart failure. It also reviews the evolution of LVADs from first-generation to third-generation devices and discusses therapeutic indications and contraindications for LVADs. Additionally, in a short introductory video, a…More

Course Description: In this brief, case-based activity, meet a 35-year-old man with a history of ulcerative colitis (UC) who has been admitted to the hospital. Approximately 2 weeks ago, he began experiencing a symptom flare-up with numerous loose stools per day with small amounts of blood and mucus, low-grade fevers, and abdominal pain.As you move through this activity, you…More

Course Description: This 15-minute accredited CME publication reviews the benefits and limitations of antinuclear antibody (ANA) testing and its utility in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Highlights include an examination of ANA expression in SLE, the role of ANA testing in clinical trials, challenges associated with currently available assays, and novel approaches for ANA…More

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Course Description: This brief activity discusses the definition of resistant hypertension (RH) as well as ways to evaluate and assess the condition. In addition, faculty provide insights on current management strategies for patients with both RH and chronic kidney disease.