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Course Listings: Primary Care

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 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: 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.

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: 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: 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 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

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

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Course Description: This activity explores how the timely initiation of and optimal patient adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) can significantly curb the incidence of new HIV transmissions in the United States, with particular attention given to the Southern HIV epidemic. In interspersed audio clips, expert faculty supplement Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…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: 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

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: 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