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Course Listings: Internal Medicine

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 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 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.

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: 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 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 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.

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