Course Listings: Family Medicine

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HCV Management in Family Practice: Reinforcing the Armamentarium

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Format: Med-IQ Select

Maximum Credits: 2.0

Course Description: This accredited educational activity, which contains chapters that can be accessed and completed as separate modules, discusses the current screening and management of individuals with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Topics include the identification and evaluation of individuals with an increased HCV risk, appropriate tests and work-up, key factors to…More


Decision-IQ: Polypharmacy in the Elderly: Navigating Complexities in Care

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

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.


On Their Own but Not Alone: Helping College-Aged Students Deal With Depression

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This brief publication summarizes the risk factors for and prevalence of major depressive disorder (MDD) among college-aged students, as well as barriers to counseling services and treatment that college-aged students might experience. The goal of this activity is to provide a greater awareness of the challenges faced by college students with MDD and their…More


Multidisciplinary Engagement in Major Depressive Disorder Care: A Focused Look at the Role, Identification, and Treatment of Cognitive Impairment

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Format: Audiocast

Maximum Credits: 0.75

Course Description: Join experts Michael Thase, MD, and William Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, FAAFP, in an engaging online CME activity on the identification and treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) in the primary care setting. Faculty provide an overview of MDD, review validated screening tools, examine its relationship with cognitive dysfunction, and explain guideline…More


Biomarkers of Diminished Ovarian Reserve and Fertility Testing: What Do Providers Need to Know?

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Format: Med-IQ Express

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This brief accredited CME publication discusses the gap between current clinical evidence on biomarkers of diminished ovarian reserve (DOR) and the current trend of evaluating natural fertility in women seeking to plan pregnancy and assess the timing of menopause. It also reviews the limitations of ovarian reserve testing and key criteria for selecting patients…More


Beyond Blood Sugars: Insights Into the Emotional Aspects of T1D

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.5

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 (T1D) 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…More


CGM 101: Strategies for Primary Care Providers and Ancillary Staff

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.5

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 (T1D) 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.


CGM 101: The Patient Perspective

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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 (T1D) have when starting CGM, factors that may foster or limit their success with CGM, and common concerns that they may have…More


Insulin Pumps: What the Primary Care Clinician Needs to Know

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.5

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 (T1D) get started on this type of therapy.


Patient Outcomes Beyond HbA1c in T1D Care

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.5

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 (T1D) and explore ways to help address common patient concerns, such as hypoglycemia, glucose variability, and diabetes distress.


The Latest News on T1D Medications

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.5

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 (T1D). Explore established and newly available insulin formulations and the possible role of anti-hyperglycemic therapies used in type 2 diabetes for the management of type 1.


Diagnosis, Imaging, and the Role of Total Kidney Volume in ADPKD

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 0.5

Course Description: This 30-minute publication provides an overview of the genetics, diagnosis, and screening recommendations of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). The emergence of total kidney volume (TKV) as a prognostic biomarker and the imaging modalities used to measure TKV will also be explored. In addition, it incorporates audio clips of expert faculty…More


Managing Rapidly Progressing ADPKD

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 0.5

Course Description: This 30-minute publication reviews the classification of disease progression in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) and provides an overview of guideline recommendations for the management of slowly and rapidly progressing disease. The rationale, benefits, and risks of disease-modifying therapy in ADPKD will also be explored. In addition, it…More


A Case Study on Successful Strategies for Managing Glucose and Nutrition Needs in a New Athlete Using an Insulin Pump

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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.


Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology and T1D

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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.


Fundamentals of Glucose and Insulin Management Before, During, and After Exercise for Patients with T1D

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 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.


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.


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.


Evaluating the Role of Antinuclear Antibody Testing in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Format: Med-IQ Express

Maximum Credits: 0.25

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


HIV Prevention for Black/African American Women: The Use of PrEP in the Primary Care Setting

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 0.75

Course Description: This accredited CME publication explores the behavioral, social, and structural risk factors that contribute to the disproportionate risk of HIV in black/African American heterosexual women and discusses ways to incorporate HIV prevention strategies, including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), into routine care. Additionally, expert faculty offer insight into…More


Recent Advances in the Management of Gaucher Disease Type 3

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Format: Presentation Points

Maximum Credits: 0.5

Course Description: This transcript-based, CME-accredited Presentation Points publication highlights key points from a satellite symposium presented by nationally renowned experts on Gaucher disease type 3 (GD3) Pramod K. Mistry, MD, PhD, FRCP, and Raphael Schiffmann, MD, MHSc, FAAN. Faculty review the diagnostic potential of various investigational GD3 biomarkers and provide…More


Decision-IQ: A Case Study in Acute Sinusitis

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This interactive case-based activity discusses guideline recommendations in the assessment and treatment of an adult patient with acute sinusitis. Links to useful resources are provided to help participants make treatment decisions for the patient, and an expert faculty member offers his perspective on the latest evidence for these management decisions.


Decision-IQ: A Case Study in the Management of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This interactive case-based activity discusses the best practice management of asymptomatic bacteriuria. Links to useful resources are provided to help participants make treatment decisions for the patient, and an expert faculty member offers his perspective on the latest evidence for these management decisions.


Decision-IQ: A Case Study in the Use of Antibiograms

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Format: Decision-IQ

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This interactive case-based activity discusses the role of an antibiogram in determining the optimal treatment for a patient with a bacterial infection. 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 treatment decisions.


Improving Provider-Patient Communication to Facilitate Timely Treatment Intensification in T2DM

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Format: Audiocast

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: In this audiocast, expert faculty explore strategies for overcoming barriers to achieving glycemic control through treatment intensification, with a special focus on improving patient-provider communication using insights from a national patient survey.


Moving Beyond “Treat-to-Failure” Strategies in T2DM: Evidence Along the Risk/Reward Path of Treatment Intensification

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Format: Audiocast

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: In this audiocast, expert faculty focus on the discordance between the historic “treat-to-failure” or stepwise model and a more intensive management approach. They also explore the clinical evidence regarding the earlier use of GLP-1 receptor agonists with and without insulin therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.


Therapeutic Inertia in T2DM

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Format: Audiocast

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: This audiocast interweaves patient and provider insights from national surveys and clinical evidence to examine patient-, provider-, and systems-related barriers to achieving glycemic control through treatment intensification in patients with T2DM.


Resisting “Treatment- Resistant” Hypertension

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: Cindy L. Corpier, MD, transplant and general nephrologist, discusses the ubiquitous problem of hypertension focusing on the troubling increase in cases of resistant hypertension. A systematic approach to the evaluation of the patient with presumed resistant hypertension is presented along with recommendations on screening for secondary causes. The current state…More


Adjusting Insulin in Patients With Dosing Concerns: Using Evolving Basal Insulins to Enhance Adherence

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: In this case-based webcast, meet Jackie, a 62-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes. Her glycated hemoglobin (HbA1C) is 9.2%, and she is taking 2 oral agents and basal insulin; however, she does not want to take any additional injections and has a history of medication adherence issues. Faculty experts Vivian Fonseca, MD, and Timothy S. Reid, MD, discuss how they…More


Individualizing Insulin for Patients Who Fear Hypoglycemia: Using Evolving Basal Insulins to Minimize Adverse Effects

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: In this case-based webcast, meet LaWanda, a 57-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes. Her glycated hemoglobin (HbA1C) is 8.4%, she is currently taking basal insulin and rapid-acting insulin, and she has a history and fear of hypoglycemia. Faculty experts Vivian Fonseca, MD, and Timothy S. Reid, MD, discuss how they would approach this patient case scenario,…More


Initiating Insulin in Patients Who Fear Needles: Using Evolving Basal Insulins to Improve Adoption

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Format: Webcast

Maximum Credits: 0.25

Course Description: In this case-based webcast, meet Robert, a 49-year-old man with type 2 diabetes. His glycated hemoglobin (HbA1C) is 10.8% and he is taking 2 oral agents, but he is hesitant to try injectable therapies because of his fear of needles. Faculty experts Vivian Fonseca, MD, and Timothy S. Reid, MD, discuss how they would approach this patient case scenario, including…More




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