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Course Listings: Family Medicine

Course Description: This 45-minute activity will discuss updated testing recommendations for hepatitis C virus infection. In addition, expert faculty will explore pre-treatment assessment, therapy selection, and follow-up care after the completion of direct-acting antiviral treatment.

Course Description: This 45-minute activity will discuss updated testing recommendations for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, pre-treatment assessment, therapy selection, and follow-up care after the completion of direct-acting antiviral treatment. In addition, the activity will explore HCV-related resources to lower the costs associated with HCV treatment and/or increase the…More

Course Description: This activity provides guidance on HIV testing and treatment for primary care clinicians, including how to discuss sexual health and HIV test results with patients. Information is also provided on county health services that offer additional support for HIV testing and treatment.

Course Description: This activity provides a comprehensive summary of available multidisciplinary management strategies to promote intestinal absorption and facilitate independence from parenteral nutrition for patients with short bowel syndrome, including enteral nutrition, specialized dietary modifications, anti-secretory agents, anti-motility agents, antibiotics, glucagon-like…More

Course Description: This multicomponent educational initiative reviews the available clinical evidence regarding the benefits and limitations of GLP-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1 RA) therapy, glycemic and extraglycemic effects, safety concerns, and the role of these agents in the type 2 diabetes treatment algorithm. Strategies to address common patient concerns with GLP-1 RA treatment…More

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.

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.

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.

Format: Webcast
Maximum Credits: 0.5
Course Description: Join diabetes experts Alison Evert, MS, RD, CDE, and Jay Shubrook, DO, as they discuss the patient perspective on starting continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). Learn more about the educational needs that individuals with type 1 diabetes have when starting CGM, factors that may foster or limit their success with CGM, and common concerns that they may have about…More

Course Description: Join diabetes experts Alison Evert, MS, RD, CDE, and Anne Peters, MD, as they talk about how to start individuals with type 1 diabetes on continuous glucose monitoring from the primary care perspective. Learn more about the different devices, their benefits and limitations, how to interpret the data, and billing and insurance coverage considerations.

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.

Course Description: Join diabetes experts Anne Peters, MD, and Jay Shubrook, DO, to learn more about insulin pumps. Find out about the benefits and limitations of insulin pumps and how you can help interested patients with type 1 diabetes get started on this type of therapy.

Course Description: Join diabetes experts Anne Peters, MD, and Jay Shubrook, DO, as they discuss measures other than HbA1c to evaluate the clinical outcomes of people with type 1 diabetes and explore ways to help address common patient concerns, such as hypoglycemia, glucose variability, and diabetes distress.

Course Description: Join diabetes experts Mark Heyman, PhD, and Jennifer Raymond, MD, as they discuss the common psychosocial issues experienced by individuals with type 1 diabetes and how this disease affects quality of life and self-management. Learn more about establishing a rapport with your patients, identifying psychosocial issues, and providing additional support to help…More

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.

Course Description: Join diabetes experts Anne Peters, MD, and Jay Shubrook, DO, as they talk about the latest advances in treatments for type 1 diabetes. Explore established and newly available insulin formulations and the possible role of antihyperglycemic therapies used in type 2 diabetes for the management of type 1.

Course Description: In this 1-hour, accredited CME virtual webcast, recorded from a live workshop, faculty discuss recommendations for hepatitis B virus (HBV) screening and testing, best practices for patient education and counseling, and treatment considerations for patients with chronic HBV infection. Hepatocellular carcinoma risk, screening, and surveillance are also discussed.…More

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 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: 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 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: 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 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 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 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: 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 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.