Family Medicine CME Courses

Family Medicine CME Courses

Format: Live Course
Price: Free
Release Date: 9/18/2015
Expiration Date: 3/18/2016
Summary: Topics include:
  • Understand clinical criteria for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease
  • Implement current expert recommendations to selections of pharmacological therapies for cognitive and behavioral issues at appropriate stages of AD, staying recent on new and emerging therapies as clinical evidence builds
  • Assess uses of current and emerging biomarkers and imaging techniques with ability to improve the accuracy and speed of AD diagnoses
  • Design comprehensive management plans for patients with AD that adjusts to patient needs across the disease spectrum, which makes collaborative use of the full range of clinical and social resources, such as specialists, family members, nursing, home health, and local/national social services and patient organizations
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: Free
Release Date: April 19, 2016
Expiration Date: April 18, 2017
Summary:

A 3 interview online video presentation discussing new guidelines on management of Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus. Featured interviews with clinical experts regarding recently released on glycemic management in patients with T2DM, new findings about incretin-based therapy and sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, and evidence for the use of combined SGLT2/DPP-4 inhibitor therapy to improve glycemic control and other cardiovascular risk factors in patients with T2DM.

Upon successful completion of this educational series, participants should be better able to:

  • Include new findings about incretin-based therapy and sodium glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors into management strategies for patients with diabetes.
  • Apply newly released evidence and guidelines to practice regarding glycemic management in patients with type 2 diabetes.
  • Assess the evidence for the use of combined SGLT2/DPP-4 inhibitor therapy to improve glycemic control and other cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: Free
Release Date: 3/11/2015
Expiration Date: 3/17/2016
Summary: Topics include the following:
  • What defines prediabetes
  • Three critical interventions you should make following a new diabetes diagnosis
  • Lifestyle changes for diabetes prevention: what really works
  • Listening to the Patient Voice and engaging patients to help themselves
  • Diabetes care resources for your office and you patients

Once finished with this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Illustrate strategy for comprehensive diabetes care, including diagnosis and regular screening for diabetes risk factors and other comorbid diseases
  • Incorporate new knowledge to improve guideline-based treatment of patients with T2DM
  • Illustrate a multidisciplinary care model that integrates with community resources provided to patients
  • Discuss the economic and healthcare impact of an expanding diabetes population resulting from failure of optimal preventive, diagnostic and treatment strategies
  • Apply lifestyle modification strategies to managing individuals with prediabetes in order to prevent progression to diabetes
  • Apply knowledge of diabetes pathophysiology and treatment to the application of best practices for treatment of patients with T2DM
  • Review considerations for managing patients with T2DM and comorbid diseases
  • Illustrate application of strategies to overcome barriers to treatment advancement in patients with T2DM
  • Summarize key patient and physician barriers to treatment advancement that incorporates injection therapy
  • Provide culturally competent care that provides education to improve patient’s risk recognition and motivation to engage in positive health self-management behaviors
  • Evaluate treatment options that include insulin regimen and the optimal strategy for patients with T1DM and T2DM
  • Summarize new advances with insulin therapy
Format: Live Course
Price: Free
Release Date: 9/16/2015
Expiration Date: 3/16/2016
Summary: Lecturers include Elizabeth D. Barnett, MD, from Boston University School of Medicine as well as Stephen I. Pelton, MD, from Boston University School of Medician and Public Health. Their presentation points for this course include the following:
  • What’s New in Immunization Guidelines
  • Focus on Pneumococcal Disease and Prevention
Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: Free
Summary: ScientiaCME presently has the following Endocrinology / Diabetes courses available:
  • Making the case for glycemic control: Is it a Matter of Tightness or Timing? (0.5 CME Credits)
  • Therapeutic Updates, Barriers to Care in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Best Practices (1.5 CME Credits)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (UC): Best Practices, Therapeutic Updates, and Barriers to Care (1.5 CME Credits)>

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