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Targeting steroid responsive inflammatory ocular conditions with a risk of infection
VIDEO

Targeting Steroid-Responsive Inflammatory Ocular Conditions With a Risk of Bacterial Infection

This activity is sponsored by Bausch + Lomb.

February 2, 2016

In this video series, learn from the experts how you can use..….

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Clarifying the Role of Novel and Emerging Treatments for Diabetic Retinopathy and Related Eye Disorders
CMECOPE

Clarifying the Role of Novel and Emerging Treatments for Diabetic Retinopathy and Related Eye Disorders

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

January 29, 2016

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) causes 10,000 new cases of blindness every year in the United States. The severity of DR depends on several factors: glycemic control, blood…

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J752 Cover
CME

Operation Immunization 2016: Enhancing HPV Immunization

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co. Inc.

Expiration Date: 1/21/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

During the last decade, several new vaccines, including the meningococcal conjugate (MCV4), tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap), human papillomavirus (HPV)…

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J155
CME

Early to Advanced AMD: Defining the Importance of Prompt Diagnosis and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Expiration Date: 1/29/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

Management of the geographic atrophy seen in late-stage dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) poses several challenges. Scientific understanding of geographic…

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Complex PCI Hot Topics

Sponsored by Boston Scientific

January 28, 2016

This engaging activity will discuss the hot topics surrounding Complex PCI and explains the answers to important questions every physician should know….

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Psychiatry Case Consults
CME

The Nervous, Worried Patient

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 1/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common psychiatric conditions in the general population. This educational activity will review the diagnosis and treatment of these…

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Targeting steroid responsive inflammatory ocular conditions with a risk of infection
VIDEO

Targeting Steroid-Responsive Inflammatory Ocular Conditions With a Risk of Bacterial Infection

This activity is sponsored by Bausch + Lomb.

February 2, 2016

In this video series, learn from the experts how you can use..….

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J155
CME

Early to Advanced AMD: Defining the Importance of Prompt Diagnosis and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Expiration Date: 1/29/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

Management of the geographic atrophy seen in late-stage dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) poses several challenges. Scientific understanding of geographic…

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Clarifying the Role of Novel and Emerging Treatments for Diabetic Retinopathy and Related Eye Disorders
CMECOPE

Clarifying the Role of Novel and Emerging Treatments for Diabetic Retinopathy and Related Eye Disorders

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

January 29, 2016

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) causes 10,000 new cases of blindness every year in the United States. The severity of DR depends on several factors: glycemic control, blood…

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Complex PCI Cover

Complex PCI Hot Topics

Sponsored by Boston Scientific

January 28, 2016

This engaging activity will discuss the hot topics surrounding Complex PCI and explains the answers to important questions every physician should know….

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J752 Cover
CME

Operation Immunization 2016: Enhancing HPV Immunization

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co. Inc.

Expiration Date: 1/21/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

During the last decade, several new vaccines, including the meningococcal conjugate (MCV4), tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap), human papillomavirus (HPV)…

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Psychiatry Case Consults
CME

The Nervous, Worried Patient

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 1/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common psychiatric conditions in the general population. This educational activity will review the diagnosis and treatment of these…

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Cardiology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with CAD Who Develops Peripheral Arterial Disease

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 1/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

The prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is crucial in light of its associated mortality, morbidity, and economic consequences. The role of platelet aggregation…

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Gastroenterology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Colon Carcinoma (Nutritional Needs)

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 1/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Proper nutrition, including a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, is correlated with a lower risk and/or improved treatment outcomes of many common cancer types…

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Rheumatology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Dry Eyes and Dry Mouth

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 1/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Sjӧgren's syndrome, characterized by keratoconjunctivitis sicca and xerostomia, is an autoimmune condition with an overlap with lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and mixed…

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Hematology Oncology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Severe Leukocytosis

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 1/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Currently five tyrosine kinase inhibitors are available for use in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). Although imatinib has been the standard of care, second…

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MPN Central

MPN Central

Supported by Incyte Corporation through an independent third-party educational grant.

January 15, 2016

MPN Central is an essential resource center dedicated to helping physicians effectively and efficiently communicate MPN diagnosis and treatment options to their…

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Infectious Disease Case Consults
CME

The Patient with an Upper Respiratory Infection

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 1/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is one of the most common infectious diseases of childhood, as it is estimated that almost all children will contract the virus by age…

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Healio - Hematology Oncology Education Lab
CME

Optimizing the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: Clinical Insights for Selecting First-line Therapy

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Expiration Date: 1/11/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

The incidence of melanoma is continuing to increase worldwide. In recent years, the treatment landscape for this disease has been revolutionized with the development of…

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Managing Hepatitis C Virus: Pharmacoeconomic and Patient Outcomes Considerations
CMECPE

Managing Hepatitis C Virus: Pharmacoeconomic and Patient Outcomes Considerations

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Expiration Date: 12/30/2016
Credit Type(s): CME / CPE | Credit: 1

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is the most common chronic blood borne infection in the United States. Approximately 75% to 85% of HCV-infected persons will progress…

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Webinar 1 Cover
CMECOPE

Surfacing on the Web: Dry Eye in Special Populations

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.

Expiration Date: 12/28/2016
Credit Type(s): CME / COPE | Credit: 1

Dry eye can be a debilitating disease, both in terms of patients’ visual acuity as well as their quality of life. The varying etiologies of dry eye in different patient…

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Webinar 2 Cover
CMECOPE

Surfacing on the Web: Pre-, Peri- and Postoperative Practices: Managing the Ocular Surface

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.

Expiration Date: 12/28/2016
Credit Type(s): CME / COPE | Credit: 1

Dry eye can be a debilitating disease, both in terms of patients’ visual acuity as well as their quality of life. The varying etiologies of dry eye in different patient…

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J876
CME

Secondary Prevention of Atherothrombotic Events: Current Insights on Advancing Science

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co.

Expiration Date: 12/22/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is critical in light of its associated mortality, morbidity, and economic burden. Preexisting conditions – including diabetes…

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Advances in LDL Lowering: A Focus on PCSK9 Inhibitors’ Journey from Genetics to Clinical Practice
CMECE

Advances in LDL Lowering: A Focus on PCSK9 Inhibitors’ Journey from Genetics to Clinical Practice

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Amgen, Inc.

December 21, 2015

This Clinical Advances webcast discusses the relationship between atherosclerosis progression and LDL-C levels and provides expert interpretation of clinical guidelines…

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A Closer Look at CV Outcomes for Type 2 Diabetes Therapies: Implications for Patient Care
CMECE

A Closer Look at CV Outcomes for Type 2 Diabetes Therapies: Implications for Patient Care

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

December 21, 2015

Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus are at risk for cardiovascular disease and reducing this risk is a desirable outcome of therapy. Conflicting research on the CV…

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The Role of Combination Therapies in Early, Intensive Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
CMECE

The Role of Combination Therapies in Early, Intensive Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca.

December 21, 2015

Despite the availability of numerous treatment options for type 2 diabetes mellitus, the number of patients achieving glycemic goals is unacceptably low. Some existing…

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Cardiology Case Consults
CME

The High-risk Patient with Dyslipidemia

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 12/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

As many as 40% to 50% of Americans are estimated to have lipid abnormalities including elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), low high-density lipoprotein…

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Hematology Oncology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Lymphadenopathy

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 12/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Castleman’s disease is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder that is characterized by enlargement of 1 (unicentric) or multiple (multicentric) lymph nodes. This…

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Rheumatology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Back Pain

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 12/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Back pain is a common disorder, with nearly 80% of adults experiencing lower back pain over the course of their lifetime. This activity will review the various causes…

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Gastroenterology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Heartburn

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 12/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Gastroesophageal reflux is a common chronic condition associated with significant morbidity, resource utilization, and cost. It has been described as the most common…

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Psychiatry Case Consults
CME

The Patient with an Eating Disorder

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 12/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Eating disorders are characterized by abnormal eating habits that adversely affect physical and/or mental health. This educational activity will review the physical…

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Infectious Disease Case Consults
CME

Proper Immunization of the Adolescent Patient

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 12/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Prior to 2005, the tetanus and diphtheria toxoids (Td) booster was the sole vaccine routinely recommended for healthy adolescents who were current with recommended…

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Taming the Difficult Diabetic Eye: Examining New Options for Treatment
CME

Taming the Difficult Diabetic Eye: Examining New Options for Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Expiration Date: 12/14/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Proliferative diabetic retinopathy has long been one of the most challenging ocular conditions, as damage can be asymptomatic and often starts in the peripheral retina…

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Healio - Hematology/Oncology  Education Lab
CME

NSCLC Treatment on Target: Examining New Evidence and Advances

This activity is supported by educational grants from Genentech, Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc.

Expiration Date: 12/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

Globally, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Eighty-five percent of lung cancers are non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC); approximately 70% of…

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Improving Patient Outcomes in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: Montioring and Managing Response and Resistance
CME

Improving Patient Outcomes in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: Monitoring and Managing Response and Resistance

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pfizer Inc.

December 11, 2015

Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is a myeloproliferative disorder of the bone marrow, accounting for 15% of adult leukemias. Targeted therapy with tyrosine kinase…

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Acute Ischemic Stroke: Overcoming Barriers by Improving Systems of Care
CME

Acute Ischemic Stroke: Overcoming Barriers by Improving Systems of Care

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Expiration Date: 12/11/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

According to the American Heart Association, strokes are experienced by approximately 795,000 Americans each year and remain the leading cause of disability in North…

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J85B Activity Image
CECOPECME

Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, and Dysfunctions: Volume 1, Number 2

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Expiration Date: 12/10/2016
Credit Type(s): COPE / CME | Credit: 1.25

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to the number of potential challenges, including dry eye disease, which can have a range of causes;…

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J901 COVER
CMECNECPE

The Emerging Biosimilar Therapeutic Landscape: Scientific Foundations and Clinical Implications

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

Expiration Date: 12/10/2016
Credit Type(s): CME / CNE / CPE | Credit: 1.25

Recent processes have been established to facilitate the production, validation, and utilization of biosimilars. Biosimilars are therapeutic products similar in quality…

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Using Treatment as Prevention: New and Emerging Options for Miosis, Postoperative Pain, and Inflammation
CME

Using Treatment as Prevention: New and Emerging Options for Miosis, Postoperative Pain, and Inflammation

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Omeros Corporation.

Expiration Date: 12/7/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Patients expect optimal vision immediately after cataract surgery, especially patients who have had premium IOLs implanted. Achieving optimal outcomes is driven by…

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J827 Activity Image
CME

Advances in Ulcerative Colitis Management: Targeting Inflammation to Achieve Remission Across the Disease Spectrum

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Salix, A Dvision of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America, LLC.

Expiration Date: 12/8/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

Although ulcerative colitis (UC) is globally one of the most common inflammatory bowel diseases, many patients continue to receive suboptimal therapy. Outcomes in UC are…

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J721
CME

Achieving Premium Results with Premium IOL Cataract Surgery: Managing Patients’ Expectations and Improving Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Expiration Date: 12/4/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Presbyopic intraocular lenses (IOLs) appear to be making inroads in cataract surgeons’ practices. The counterpart to presbyopic lenses in the premium channel, toric…

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Psychiatric Annals December 2015
CME

The Psychiatrist and the Death Penalty: December 2015

Keck School of Medicine and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 1/1/2019
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

The death penalty provokes passions and controversy. Whether one believes that the ultimate punishment serves justice or not or whether giving the state the power to…

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Use of a Bipolar Blood-Sealing System During Total Joint Arthroplasty: December 2015
CME

Use of a Bipolar Blood-Sealing System During Total Joint Arthroplasty: December 2015

Expiration Date: 1/1/2019
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

The goal of the clinical use of a bipolar blood-sealing system is to reduce perioperative blood loss in total joint arthroplasty (TJA). This study was performed to…

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Best of: MDD Summit 2015
CME

Best of: MDD Summit 2015

This activity is supported by educational grants from Alkermes, Inc.; Forest Laboratories, Inc.; Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., and Lundbeck.

Expiration Date: 12/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is prevalent in the United States and a well-acknowledged cause of disability and suicide-related mortality. Clinical and therapeutic…

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Retina Forums
CME

Best of Retina Forum: Focus on the Diabetic Eye

This activity is supported by educational grants from Allergan, Inc. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Expiration Date: 11/30/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 2

The management of diabetic eye disease has undergone significant changes over the last 18 months. Two steroid implants have been approved for the management of diabetic…

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Pediatric Annals
CME

Sudden Cardiac Death in Children and Adolescents: December 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 1/1/2019
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

In any busy primary care pediatric practice issues such as chest pain, syncope, palpitations, and arrhythmias are standard fare. Woven into each of these concerns is the…

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J871 Cover Image
CME

Navigating a New Era of Personalized Type 2 Diabetes Care: Taking the Road Less Traveled

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

Expiration Date: 11/19/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 2

In the United States, over 29 million people have diabetes, of which approximately 95% of cases are type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). While developments in the…

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Expert insight on hyperlipidemia

Watch as Christie Ballantyne, MD; Michael H. Davidson, MD; and Jennifer G. Robinson, MD, MPH provide insight on some of the hottest topics presented during the AHA…

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Gastroenterology Case Consults
CME

The Transplant Patient with HCV Infection

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 11/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

HCV-associated liver disease necessitates the need for liver transplantation more than any other condition. This educational activity will review treatment options in…

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Rheumatology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Hereditary Angioedema

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 11/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Hereditary angioedema is an autosomal dominant disease that can present with any combination of painless, nonpruritic, nonpitting swelling of the skin (cutaneous…

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Hematology Oncology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Myelofibrosis

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 11/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Myelofibrosis is caused by abnormal stem cells in the bone marrow that cause the uncontrolled production of mature cells, resulting in fibrosis and chronic inflammation…

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Psychiatry Case Consults
CME

The Forgetful Patient

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 11/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Aging sometimes is characterized by gradual decline in understanding, memory, and ability to perform activities of daily living. This educational activity will focus on…

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Infectious Disease Case Consults
CME

The Patient with HIV Infection

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 11/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

The selection of the initial regimen is critical in that it is usually the longest duration regimen that a patient will select. The goals of the initial regimen are to…

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Cardiology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Coronary Artery Disease and an Acute Ischemic Stroke

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 11/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Patients with hypertension, coronary artery disease, systemic atherosclerosis and heart failure are at increased risk for acute ischemic stroke. The treatment of acute…

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Healio - Infectious Disease Ed Lab
CME

Evolution of HIV Treatment: How to Start, How to Switch, How to Treat HIV/HCV Co-infection

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs.

Expiration Date: 11/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

Improvements in antiretroviral therapy (ART) continue to be made with the development of simplified, single-tablet regimens and more effective, better-tolerated drugs…

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Diabetic Retinopathy: The Importance of Early Screening, Referral, and Management
CME

Diabetic Retinopathy: The Importance of Early Screening, Referral, and Management

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Expiration Date: 11/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

Diabetic eye disease is one of the most common causes of vision loss in the United States. As the rates of diabetes increase, the number of affected patients will rise…

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JPN1115
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services November 2015 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.5

Topics include self-rated mental health in pregnant women exposed to perinatal intimate partner violence, psychosocial vital signs assessment, and ADHD in college…

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JPN1215
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services December 2015 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 11/30/2018
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.7

Topics include psychiatric admission wait time, motivational interviewing, and HIV-related stigma….

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MDD Summitt
CME

Best of MDD Summit 2015

This activity is supported by educational grants from Alkermes, Inc.; Forest Laboratories, Inc.; Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. and Lundbeck.

Expiration Date: 11/9/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is prevalent in the United States and a well-acknowledged cause of disability and suicide-related mortality. Clinical and therapeutic…

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Healio - Hematology Oncology
CME

NSCLC Treatment on Target: Examining New Evidence and Advances

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc.

Expiration Date: 11/9/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Globally, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Eighty five percent of lung cancers are non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC); approximately 70% of…

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J85A Activity Image
COPECME

Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & Dysfunctions: Volume 1, Number 1

Expiration Date: 11/10/2016
Credit Type(s): CME / COPE | Credit: 1.25

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to the number of potential challenges, including dry eye disease, which can have a range of causes;…

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Unipolar Versus Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty for Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures in Elderly Patients: November 2015

Hip replacement using hemiarthroplasty (HA) is a common surgical procedure in elderly patients with femoral neck fractures. However, questions remain regarding the…

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Pediatric Annals November 2015
CME

Early Childhood Exposures and Risk for Adult Disease: November 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 12/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Every physician who cares for children has always worried about the effects interventions or exposures might have on the unborn or newly born infant. Advancements in…

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Healio - Ophtalmology
CME

Clinical Consensus: Managing Dry Eye and Ocular Surface Disorders

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.

Expiration Date: 11/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

Managing the ocular surface is critical for a patient’s vision and quality of life. For patients undergoing cataract or refractive surgery, a compromised ocular…

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CardiologyCME
CME

Cardiovascular Event Reduction: A Closer Look at Secondary Prevention in 2015

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Expiration Date: 11/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

The prevention of thrombotic cardiovascular disease–the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States–is crucial, since this condition results in an…

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Healio -Psychiatry Ed Lab
CME

Psych Evidence-Based Consults: Volume 1, Number 1

This activity is supported by educational grants from Alkermes, Inc. and Allergan, Inc.

Expiration Date: 11/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Major depressive disorder (MDD), bipolar depression, and schizophrenia are prevalent psychiatric illnesses that remain inadequately treated, placing patients at risk for…

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Psychiatric Annals November 2015
CME

First-Episode Psychosis: November 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 12/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Psychosis occurs first in young people and then can progress into a chronic lifelong disorder. Although some patients achieve full recovery over time and may not even…

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Updates from Vienna 2015 – Highlights in Hematologic Malignancies
CME

Updates from Vienna 2015 – Highlights in Hematologic Malignancies

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Expiration Date: 10/29/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

The management of patients with hematologic malignancies—from diagnosis to treatment decisions—can represent a challenge for hematologists and oncologists due to several…

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The three pillars of IOL performance

The Three Pillars of IOL Performance: BioMaterial, BioMechanics, BioOptics

This activity is produced by SLACK Incorporated and sponsored by Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

October 21, 2015

Cataract surgeons have used the IOL platforms they believe to provide the best possible visual outcomes for their patients. Although IOLs are typically reliable and…

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ANCA-associated Vasculitis: Cross-disciplinary Considerations to Optimize Patient Care
CME

ANCA-associated Vasculitis: Cross-disciplinary Considerations to Optimize Patient Care

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Expiration Date: 10/16/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Diagnosis and management of ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) presents substantial diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Underdiagnosis and undertreatment of AAV are…

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Gastroenterology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 10/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is prevalent in approximately 170 million persons worldwide and in 3.5 million people in the United States (US). Those with HCV…

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Hematology Oncology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 10/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

The management of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has evolved in the past decade, as advances are made in diagnosis, characterization and treatment of the disease…

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Psychiatry Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Major Depressive Disorder

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 10/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD)….

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Rheumatology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Osteoarthritis

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 10/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic, progressive, multifactorial, and life-long disease characterized by degenerative and inflammatory processes affecting joints and…

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Cardiology Case Consults
CME

The Patient With Atrial Fibrillation

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 10/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of tachyarrhythmia and is characterized by disorganization of the heart’s electrical activity, increasing the risk of an…

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Infectious Disease Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Norovirus Infection

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 10/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Norovirus is highly contagious, highly persistent and often remains present after disinfection. This educational activity will review the pathophysiology and assessment…

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Common Symptoms, but Rare Diagnoses in Neonatology: October 2015
CME

Common Symptoms, but Rare Diagnoses in Neonatology: October 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 10/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

The old adage “When you hear hoof beats, think horses” is often used in medical education. Yet, there are times when a zebra will find its way into the herd!…

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JPN1015Front
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services October 2015 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 9/30/2018
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 5

Topics include problematic Internet experiences, disordered gambling in older adults, work addiction, and conducting behavioral addictions research in a county jail…

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Although diabetic retinopathy is a major cause of adult blindness, approximately half of adults with diabetes are not recommended to, nor receive, timely eye…

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Psychiatric Annals October 2014
CME

Prescription Opioid Medications: October 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 11/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

First, do no harm. In an effort to reduce patients’ suffering from pain, clinicians prescribe opiates. But opiates may harm more than they help, with an iatrogenic…

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Obesity Consults- Obesity Forums 2015 Highlights
CME

Obesity Consults® ObesityForum® 2015 Highlights

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Novo Nordisk, Inc.

Expiration Date: 10/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 20 years and is considered a health care epidemic in the United States. According to the US Centers for Disease Control…

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Protocol-Based Arthroplasty: Less Is More: October 2015
CME

Protocol-Based Arthroplasty: Less Is More: October 2015

Expiration Date: 11/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Total joint arthroplasty is a successful orthopedic procedure that is performed in high volume in the United States and internationally. As economic pressures continue…

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What Postoperative Ocular Steroid Are You Using?

What Postoperative Ocular Steroid Are You Using?

This activity is sponsored by Bausch + Lomb.

September 29, 2015

Watch as Marguerite McDonald, MD; John D. Sheppard, MD; and Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD discuss their experience with a postoperative ocular steroid….

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World Lung Updates: Immunotherapy in NSCLC
CME

World Lung Updates: Immunotherapy in NSCLC

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc and Merck & Co., Inc.

Expiration Date: 9/27/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Globally, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounts for 85% of lung malignancies. Approximately 70% of…

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Current Controversies in HIV Management:  Use of PrEP, Initial Treatment Regimens, Switching/Substitution, and Co-Infection
CME

Evolution of HIV Treatment: How to Start, How to Switch, How to Treat HIV/HCV Co-infection

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs.

Expiration Date: 9/22/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 2

Improvements in antiretroviral therapy (ART) continue to be made with the development of simplified, single-tablet regimens and more effective, better-tolerated drugs…

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CMESERIES

Mechanism of Action of Currently Approved Antiplatelet Agents

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Expiration Date: 9/22/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

In this CME activity, leading experts discuss the mechanism of action of antiplatelet agents in high-risk patients for the secondary prevention of thrombotic…

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CMESERIES

Antiplatelet Agents for Secondary Prevention of Thrombotic Cardiovascular Events in Patients with History of Cerebrovascular Disease

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Expiration Date: 9/22/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.5

In this CME activity, Dr. David Morrow discusses the use of antiplatelet agents for secondary prevention of thrombotic cardiovascular events in patients with a history…

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CMESERIES

Antiplatelet Agents for Secondary Prevention of Thrombotic Cardiovascular Events in Patients with History of Peripheral Artery Disease

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Expiration Date: 9/22/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.5

In this CME activity, Dr. Mark Bonaca discusses the use of antiplatelet agents for secondary prevention of thrombotic cardiovascular events in patients with peripheral…

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CMESERIES

Antiplatelet Agents for Secondary Prevention of Thrombotic Cardiovascular Events in Patients with History of Myocardial Infarction

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Expiration Date: 9/22/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

In this CME activity, Dr. Deepak Bhatt discusses the use of antiplatelet for secondary prevention of thrombotic cardiovascular events in patients with history of…

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Infectious Disease Case Consults
CME

The Adolescent Patient with Meningococcal Meningitis

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 9/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Although not common, meningococcal meningitis is a serious condition, and can result in extensive morbidity and mortality when an outbreak occurs. This CME activity will…

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Rheumatology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 9/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

ANCA-associated vasculitis is a small-vessel disease associated with significant systemic manifestations. This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and treatment of…

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Psychiatry Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Schizophrenia

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 9/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Schizophrenia is a chronic, complex, disabling disorder associated with a 30% attempted suicide rate. This educational activity will review treatment options in patients…

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Hematology Oncology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Pancreatic Cancer

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 9/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Pancreatic cancer only accounts for 3% of cancer cases, but it is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death. This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and…

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Cardiology Case Consults
CME

The Patient With Severe Hypertriglyceridemia

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 9/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Elevated serum triglycerides are a highly prevalent yet modifiable risk factor for atherosclerotic disease and its complications, including coronary heart disease (CHD)…

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Gastroenterology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Hepatic Encephalopathy

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 9/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Important goals of therapy for patients with cirrhosis are symptom management and preventing cirrhosis-related complications. This CME activity will focus on the…

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CMECNECE

Immunization Updates 2015: Pediatrics & Adolescents

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co. Inc.

Expiration Date: 9/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CE | Credit: 1.5

Despite the proven remarkable effectiveness of vaccines and the striking global impact of immunization campaigns in eradicating/reducing incidence of disease worldwide…

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Activity Image

Although diabetic retinopathy is a major cause of adult blindness, approximately half of adults with diabetes are not recommended to, nor receive, timely eye…

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Diabetic Eye Disease Consults Activity Image

Although diabetic retinopathy is a major cause of adult blindness, approximately half of adults with diabetes are not recommended to, nor receive, timely eye…

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Managing Obesity in 2015: Setting the Framework and Assessing All of the Options
CME

Managing Obesity in 2015: Setting the Framework and Assessing All of the Options

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk.

Expiration Date: 9/3/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.75

This CME activity is based on the slides and lectures presented by the faculty at the symposium, Managing Obesity in 2015: Setting the Framework and Assessing All of the…

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Diabetic Retinopathy
CME

Diabetic Retinopathy and Related Eye Disorders: New Developments in Diagnosis and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

September 4, 2015

This educational activity has been designed to apprise eye care specialists (including optometrists, ophthalmologists, and retina specialists) of breakthroughs in the…

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Prevention and Management of Diabetic Retinopathy
CME

Prevention and Management of Diabetic Retinopathy and Related Eye Disorders: Clarifying the Endocrinologist’s Role

This activity is provided by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

September 2, 2015

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a common microvascular complication of diabetes and the leading cause of blindness among working-age adults. Recent treatment advances that…

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Psychiatric Annals September
CME

A Paradigm Shift in Depression Treatment: September 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 10/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Major depressive disorder (MDD) remains one of the great challenges of modern medicine despite multiple available modalities to treat it (eg, medications, psychotherapy…

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Pediatric Annals September 2015
CME

Menstruation: September 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 9/30/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Menstruation is still considered a key developmental milestone, signaling not only passage into young adulthood but also the closing of a key period of growth and…

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Avoiding “Loss of Chance”…
CME

Avoiding “Loss of Chance”… Improving the Screening, Treatment, and Referral of Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Expiration Date: 9/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United States, in part because many patients are not…

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Operative Management Options for Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability in Patients Younger Than 30 Years: September 2015

Anterior instability of the glenohumeral joint is a relatively common problem in the young population. Identification and treatment is essential to reduce the risk of…

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Updates in Immunotherapy – Philadelphia 2015
CME

Updates in Immunotherapy – Philadelphia 2015

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Expiration Date: 8/17/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.75

The promise of immunotherapy in oncology has become a reality with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the programmed death-1 (PD-1) inhibitor…

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PosterPerspectives: IBD Posters and Abstracts from Washington, DC
CME

PosterPerspectives:
IBD Posters and Abstracts from Washington, DC

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from AbbVie and Allergan, Inc.

August 15, 2015

Gastroenterologists Dermont McGovern, MD, PhD, professor of medicine and director of translational medicine at the F. Widjaja Family Foundation Inflammatory Bowel and…

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Cardiology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Obesity

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 8/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with obesity….

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Gastroenterology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Metabolic Liver Disease

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 8/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with lysosomal acid lipase deficiency….

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Hematology Oncology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Invasive Breast Cancer

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 8/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with invasive breast cancer….

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Psychiatry Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Alzheimer’s Disease

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 8/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Alzheimer’s Disease is an irreversible, age-related neurodegenerative disorder characterized by gradual decline. This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and…

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Rheumatology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Spondyloarthritis

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 8/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with spondyloarthritis….

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Infectious Disease Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Conjunctivitis

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 8/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with conjunctivitis….

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Immunotherapy Updates 2015: FOCUS on NSCLC
CME

Immunotherapy Updates 2015: FOCUS on NSCLC

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc.

Expiration Date: 8/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

Globally, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounts for 85% of lung cancers. Approximately 70% of patients…

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Pediatric Annals August 2015
CME

Dermatology: A Morphologic Approach to Differential Diagnosis: August 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 8/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Most primary care pediatricians will agree that on any given day they evaluate a fair number of dermatology concerns, from chief complaint to a comment during a well…

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Learn about a multisystem approach to treating your adult patients with type 2 diabetes
VIDEO

Victoza® liraglutide (rDNA origin) injection Mechanism of Action

This activity is sponsored by Novo Nordisk

August 13, 2015

In this video, learn how Victoza®, a GLP-1 receptor agonist, works in the body to compensate for the impaired incretin effect in adult patients with type 2 diabetes…

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Integrated Solutions

Watch as Victor H. Gonzalez, MD; Robin D. Ross, MD; and Sunil K. Srivastava, MD present surgical pearls….

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Diabetic Eye Cover Image
CME

Diabetic Eye 2015: New Concepts in Screening, Managing, and Referral

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.

Expiration Date: 8/10/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United States, in part because many patients are not…

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Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder: Utilizing Tools to Optimize Outcomes Across the Spectrum of Acute-to-Maintenance Treatment
CME

Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder: Utilizing Tools to Optimize Outcomes Across the Spectrum of Acute-to-Maintenance Treatment

This activity is supported by educational grants from Alkermes; Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC; and Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. and Lundbeck.

Expiration Date: 8/10/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Adherence can be problematic across all therapeutic areas. When the patient suffers from schizophrenia, the situation becomes more complex. Late diagnosis and…

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Managing Today's EP Challenges with NOAC Use
CME

Managing Today's EP Challenges with NOAC Use

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

Expiration Date: 8/8/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

This engaging activity featuring a superb faculty provides electrophysiologists and others with the best information available on managing stroke prevention around the…

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JPN0815
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services August 2015 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 7/30/2018
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.4

Topics include alexithymia, acute psychiatric unit admissions, and sustaining collaborative care models….

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Spotlight on Hypercholesterolemia: New Ways to Test and Treat
CME

Spotlight on Hypercholesterolemia: New Ways to Test and Treat

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Synageva BioPharma Corp.

Expiration Date: 8/6/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

Hereditary dyslipidemias are caused by single or multiple gene mutations that result in either overproduction or defective clearance of triglycerides and LDL…

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JPN0915
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services September 2015 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 8/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.5

Topics include creating and sustaining wellness habits, psychiatric–mental health nursing standards of practice, and millennial nursing students’ preferred methods of…

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Diabetic Eye Disease Consults: Volume 1, Number 1
CME

Updates in Melanoma 2015: Entering a New Therapeutic Era

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Expiration Date: 8/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

The incidence of melanoma, an aggressive disease that accounts for approximately 75% of skin-cancer-related deaths, is continuing to increase worldwide. Historically…

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Advances in LDL Reduction: 2015 and Beyond
CME

Advances in LDL Reduction: 2015 and Beyond

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck and Co., Inc.

Expiration Date: 8/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Dyslipidemias are a prevalent condition in the United States, and they are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and can have serious…

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Psychiatric Annals August 2015
CME

Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine: August 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 9/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

At the intersection between psychiatric and medical disorders, clinicians face complexity and uncertainty. Although we do the best that we can with what we’ve got…

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Hip Resurfacing Implants: August 2015
CME

Hip Resurfacing Implants: August 2015

Expiration Date: 9/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Hip resurfacing offers a suitable solution for young patients affected by hip disease who have high function demands and good bone quality. Bone stock preservation…

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Highlights from Lipid Forum 2015™: Focus on Hypertriglyceridemia
CME

Highlights from Lipid Forum 2015®: Focus on Hypertriglyceridemia

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca.

Expiration Date: 7/29/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 2

Hypertriglyceridemia is a highly prevalent yet modifiable risk factor for atherosclerotic disease, pancreatitis, and associated complications. Despite evidence linking…

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Immunotherapy Updates 2015: FOCUS on NSCLC
CME

Immunotherapy Updates 2015: FOCUS on NSCLC

This activity is supported by educational grants from Genentech, Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc.

Expiration Date: 7/28/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.75

Globally, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounts for 85% of lung cancers. Approximately 70% of patients…

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Avoiding “Loss of Chance”…Improving the Screening, Treatment, and Referral of Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy
CME

Avoiding “Loss of Chance”…Improving the Screening, Treatment, and Referral of Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Expiration Date: 7/23/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 2

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United States, in part because many patients are not…

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Gastroenterology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Hepatitis B

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 7/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with hepatitis B….

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Cardiology Case Consults
CME

The Patient With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 7/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis….

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Hematology Oncology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Multiple Myeloma

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 7/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with multiple myeloma….

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Psychiatry Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Bipolar Disorder

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 7/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with bipolar disorder….

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Rheumatology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Gout

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 7/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with gout….

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Infectious Disease Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Acute-Bacterial Skin and Skin-Structure Infections

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 7/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with acute-bacterial skin and skin-structure infections….

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Effective Disease Management of Ulcerative Colitis: Where Are We Now and What Does the Future Hold?
CME

Effective Disease Management of Ulcerative Colitis: Where Are We Now and What Does the Future Hold?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Receptos, Inc.

Expiration Date: 7/12/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 2

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is the most common inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) worldwide, with approximately 600,000 Americans living with UC. Ulcerative colitis is…

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Premium Cataract Surgery in 2015: Advances in Technique, Technology, and Premium IOL Materials
CME

Premium Cataract Surgery in 2015: Advances in Technique, Technology, and Premium IOL Materials

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Expiration Date: 7/10/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

Patients have high expectations for their visual acuity following cataract surgery and implantation of premium IOLs. To meet these expectations, surgeons must thoroughly…

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JPN80
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services July 2015 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 6/30/2018
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.5

Topics include LGBT health disparities, improving employment outcomes in assertive community treatment, and a pilot program to address service gaps in homeless…

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High Quality High Speed Indocyanine Green Angiography
VIDEO

High-Quality, High-Speed
Indocyanine Green Angiography

This activity is sponsored by Bausch + Lomb.

July 7, 2015

Watch as Michael Kelly, FOPS, Director of Duke Eye Imaging, presents an instructional video on using high-quality, high-speed indocyanine green angiography (ICGA)…

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Pediatric Annals July 2015
CME

Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation: July 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 7/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Hematology and oncology are areas where all pediatric trainees get exposure during residency. Yet, these few weeks in a 3-year program can only serve to help lay the…

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Geriatric Psychopharmacology: July 2015
CME

Geriatric Psychopharmacology: July 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 8/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

But, alas, if we are lucky enough to grow old, we face increasing challenges. For those who have psychiatric illnesses, insomnia, dementia, or cognitive problems, the…

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Timing of Tourniquet Release in Total Knee Arthroplasty: July 2015
CME

Timing of Tourniquet Release in Total Knee Arthroplasty: July 2015

Expiration Date: 8/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

The authors conducted a meta-analysis to determine the optimal tourniquet application strategy in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Fourteen high-quality randomized…

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PCI in ACS: Deciding Among Clopidogrel, Prasugrel, or Ticagrelor
CME

PCI in ACS: Deciding Among Clopidogrel, Prasugrel, or Ticagrelor

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC

Expiration Date: 6/29/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.5

It is estimated that in the United States, each year, over 780,000 persons will experience an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), a condition that can result in substantial…

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Premium Cararact Surgery in 2015
CME

Premium Cataract Surgery in 2015: Comparing Surgical Techniques

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Expiration Date: 6/29/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.5

Patients have high expectations for their visual acuity following cataract surgery and implantation of premium IOLs. To meet these expectations, surgeons must thoroughly…

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Tailored Therapies for Myelodysplastic Syndromes
CME

Tailored Therapies for Myelodysplastic Syndromes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Celgene Corporation.

Expiration Date: 6/29/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) represent a group of myeloid clonal hemopathies with heterogeneous clinical manifestations. The main clinical complication in MDS is…

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M608ActivityImage
CME

PosterPerspectives: NSCLC Posters and Abstracts from Chicago

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from AstraZeneca.
Supported by an educational grant from Genentech.
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

June 30, 2015

The following abstracts and posters were curated from all the posters presented at the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting. The posters look at a several…

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Pediatric Annals June 2015
CME

Pediatric Rheumatology: June 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 6/30/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Of all the areas of pediatric practice, none can seem more daunting or require a higher index of suspicion than rheumatologic disorders. Given the paucity of specialists…

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Gastroenterology Case Consults
CME

Hepatitis B in Pregnancy

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 6/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the management and treatment of pregnant patients with hepatitis B….

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Cardiology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Acute Coronary Syndrome

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 6/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with acute coronary syndrome….

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Hematology Oncology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 6/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia….

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Psychiatry Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 6/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD)….

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Rheumatology Case Consults
CME

Psoriatic Arthritis

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 6/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with psoriatic arthritis….

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Infectious Disease Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Protozoan Illness

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 6/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with protozoan illness….

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Oral Antiplatelet Therapy in a Patient with Acute Coronary Syndrome and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
CME

Case Study: Oral Antiplatelet Therapy in a Patient with ACS and PCI

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC

Expiration Date: 6/11/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

It is estimated that in the United States, over 780,000 persons annually will experience an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), a condition that can result in substantial…

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JPN615
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services June 2015 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 5/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.6

Topics include checklist for delirium, stress in first-year nursing students, and mantram repetition for insomnia….

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Assessing and Applying Real-world Data on Advanced Ocular Nutrition for an Age-old Dilemma
CME

Assessing and Applying Real-world Data on Advanced Ocular Nutrition for an Age-old Dilemma

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Expiration Date: 6/10/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Clinicians continue to identify better approaches to managing age-related macular degeneration. There is a greater understanding of the role genetics plays in…

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Advancing Quality Care in Rheumatoid Arthritis
CME

Advancing Quality Care in Rheumatoid Arthritis

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from the following: Pfizer Inc

June 5, 2015

Optimal management of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and some degree of active disease requires serial assessments of disease activity as recommended by the…

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Antiplatelet Agents in ACS Distinguishing Characteristics Safety and Efficacy
CME

Antiplatelet Agents in ACS: Distinguishing Characteristics, Safety, and Efficacy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC

Expiration Date: 6/4/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.5

It is estimated that in the United States, each year, over 780,000 persons will experience an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), a condition that can result in substantial…

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Psychiatric Annals June 2015
CME

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: June 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 7/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) results from brain regulatory systems gone awry; people get stuck in a loop that they cannot control and seek ways to cope that…

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Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction: Overview of Evaluation and Management. June 2015
CME

Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction: Overview of Evaluation and Management. June 2015

Expiration Date: 7/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

The posterior tibialis is a muscle in the deep posterior compartment of the calf that plays several key roles in the ankle and foot. Posterior tibialis tendon…

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Antiplatelet Therapy in ACS and PCI
CME

Antiplatelet Therapy in ACS and PCI

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

Expiration Date: 6/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

It is estimated that in the United States, each year, over 780,000 persons will experience an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), a condition that can result in substantial…

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Platelet Function and Genetic Testing Current Status and Use
CME

Platelet Function and Genetic Testing: Current Status and Use

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC

Expiration Date: 5/28/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) can result in substantial morbidity or death. To reduce the risk of cardiovascular death, stroke, or non-fatal myocardial infarction in…

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Pediatric Fatty Liver
CME

Case Challenges in Pediatric Fatty Liver: What to Look For and When to Refer

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Synageva BioPharma Corp.

Expiration Date: 5/27/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.5

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is characterized by excess fat deposition in the liver due to causes other than alcohol consumption and tends to develop in…

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Vitreomacular Adhesion
CME

Vitreomacular Adhesion: Addressing Patient Selection and Safety Concerns for Optimal Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ThromboGenics.

Expiration Date: 5/25/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Clinicians gained a new option for the management of vitreomacular adhesion in 2012 with the FDA approval of a vitreolytic agent, ocriplasmin. Since that approval, its…

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Case Study: Elderly Woman with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Acute Coronary Syndrome
CME

Case Study: Elderly Woman with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Acute Coronary Syndrome

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC

Expiration Date: 5/22/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Managing patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), as well as choosing the most appropriate antiplatelet therapy and determining its duration, can represent a…

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Psychiatry Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Binge-eating Disorder

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 5/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with binge-eating disorder….

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Gastroenterology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 5/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease….

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Examining Diverse Patient Populations and Their Response to Therapy
CME

Examining Diverse Patient Populations and Their Response to Therapy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC

Expiration Date: 5/14/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) can result in substantial morbidity or death. To reduce the risk of cardiovascular death, stroke, or non-fatal myocardial infarction in…

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Hematology Oncology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Melanoma

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 5/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with melanoma….

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Rheumatology Case Consults
CME

Cardiovascular Risk and the Role of the Immune System in Rheumatoid Arthritis

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 5/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with rheumatoid arthritis….

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Infectious Disease Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Hepatitis C

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 5/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with hepatitis C….

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Cardiology Case Consults
CME

The Patient With Statin Intolerance

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 5/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with statin intolerance….

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Gaining Insight to Optimize Patient Outcomes: What Can We Do to Improve Postoperative Inflammation and Pain?
CME

Gaining Insight to Optimize Patient Outcomes: What Can We Do to Improve Postoperative Inflammation and Pain?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Expiration Date: 5/10/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Postoperative pain and inflammation can result as a consequence of cataract surgery despite advances in surgical technique. Due to the global aging of the population…

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The Pulse of Digestive Disease Week

Here’s what the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), American Society for Gastrointestinal…

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JPN May 2015
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services May 2015 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 4/30/2018
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.7

Topics include therapeutic doll play, military nurses’ reintegration, and synthetic cannabinoids….

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Pedatric Annals May 2015
CME

Infectious Diseases: May 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 5/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

With improved diagnostic tools and increasingly rapid turnaround on results, we have never lived at a better time to detect and intervene in congenital infections…

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Psychiatric Annals May 2015
CME

Inflammation and Psychiatric Disorders: May 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 6/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Life depends on balance. Among the yin and yang of life balance are the proinflammatory and anti-inflammatory factors that interface with our outer and inner worlds…

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Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA: May 2015
CME

Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA: May 2015

Expiration Date: 6/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) has been identified to be effective in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but the effect of topical application is still unclear…

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Advancements in Toric IOLs

Advancements in Toric IOLs

This Ocular Surgery News supplement is produced by SLACK Incorporated and sponsored by Alcon, Inc.

April 30, 2015

Toric IOLs can provide a significant number of cataract patients with astigmatism the best opportunity to achieve overall visual acuity and lower spectacle dependence…

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Opening the Window of Time in Stroke Therapy: New Evidence for the Emergency Department
CME

Opening the Window of Time in Stroke Therapy: New Evidence for the Emergency Department

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Expiration Date: 4/24/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report an annual 130,000 stroke-related fatalities in the United States alone. Stroke is the cause of 1 in every 19 deaths…

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Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy
CME

Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Expiration Date: 4/25/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Anti-VEGF is well established as first-line therapy for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) and age-related macular degeneration. What is still being…

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Strategies to improve adherence to dual antiplatelet therapy

A Call to Action: Strategies to Improve Adherence to Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

This promotional spotlight is sponsored by Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company.

April 24, 2015

Those with acute coronary syndrome who undergo percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) to open a blocked coronary artery are prescribed an oral antiplatelet (OAP)…

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Antiplatelet Therapy in ACS and PCI
CME

Antiplatelet Therapy in ACS and PCI

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

Expiration Date: 4/24/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.75

It is estimated that in the United States, each year, over 780,000 persons will experience an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), a condition that can result in substantial…

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Test your knowledge about a fluoroquinolone

Test your knowledge about a fluoroquinolone

This activity is sponsored by Bausch + Lomb.

April 23, 2015

Answer these questions to find out how much you know about a fluoroquinolone….

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Gastroenterology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Abdominal Discomfort and Diarrhea

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 4/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis of ulcerative colitis….

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Hematology Oncology Case Consults
CME

Diagnosis and Management of Hemophilia

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 4/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of the patient with hemophilia supplemented with a case presentation….

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Psychiatry Case Consults
CME

The Patient Who Demonstrates Paranoid and Withdrawn Behavior Suffering from Auditory Hallucinations

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 4/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis of schizophrenia and the utilization of clozapine, supplemented with a case presentation….

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Rheumatology Case Consults
CME

Monitoring the Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis for Disease Progression

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 4/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on monitoring the patient on treatment for rheumatoid arthritis for progression of disease, supplemented with a case presentation….

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Infectious Disease Case Consults
CME

The Patient at Risk for HIV Infection

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 4/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the utilization of PrEP in patients at risk for developing HIV infection supplemented with a case presentation….

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Cardiology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Expiration Date: 4/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with familial hypercholesterolemia….

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OCT Angiography: The Next ‘Big Thing’ in Retinal Imaging
CME

OCT Angiography: The Next ‘Big Thing’ in Retinal Imaging

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.

Expiration Date: 4/10/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) angiography has the potential to significantly improve clinicians’ ability to view the retinal anatomy through the use of highly…

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Pediatric Annals April 2015
CME

Vaccines: April 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 4/30/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Vaccine refusal and hesitancy to vaccinate has been a growing problem in the past 2-3 decades. Perhaps victims of our own success in suppressing vaccine-preventable…

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Psychiatric Annals April 2015
CME

Psychopathy versus Sociopathy: April 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 5/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Psychopath, sociopath, antisocial personality disorder. It’s difficult to hear those terms as anything other than epithets. Treatments, likewise, can conjure up…

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Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty: April 2015
CME

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty: April 2015

Expiration Date: 5/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty….

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Challenges and Solutions in Retinal Vascular Disease: Pigment Epithelial Detachment and Refractory Diabetic Macular Edema
CME

Challenges and Solutions in Retinal Vascular Disease: Pigment Epithelial Detachment and Refractory Diabetic Macular Edema

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Expiration Date: 3/27/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

With anti-VEGF therapy well-established as front-line therapy in the management of age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema, clinicians are now facing…

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Managing Glaucoma 24/7
CME

Managing Glaucoma 24/7: New Insights About Old Dilemmas

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

Expiration Date: 3/25/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Intraocular pressure (IOP) control is a vital component in the management of glaucoma. In recent years, it has become clear that IOP is not constant, but fluctuates over…

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Virtual Learning Center

Virtual Learning Center: Revision TKA

Sponsored by DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction

March 23, 2015

Discover the latest surgical techniques, technology, design and success strategies in revision total knee arthroplasty….

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Trends and Trials: Prevention of Miosis, Postoperative Pain and Inflammation
CME

Trends and Trials: Prevention of Miosis, Postoperative Pain, and Inflammation

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Omeros Corporation.

Expiration Date: 3/18/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Postoperative inflammation is a natural side effect of cataract surgery. However, a clear consensus on the prevention of miosis and the treatment of inflammation and…

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Ocular Surface Disease in the Surgical Setting
CME

Ocular Surface Disease in the Surgical Setting: Recognition and Treatment of an Increasing Dilemma

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.

Expiration Date: 3/12/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Dry eye disease (DED) is becoming an increasing burden as the population ages or undergoes treatments, procedures, or engages in tasks that predispose one to DED. Left…

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Real World Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy
CME

Real-World Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Expiration Date: 3/12/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Recent approvals have expanded clinicians’ options for the management of diabetic eye disease. Anti-VEGF therapy remains first-line therapy for the management of…

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Insights on the Role of PDT in Retina Practice
CME

Insights on the Role of PDT in Retina Practice

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Expiration Date: 3/11/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Although anti-VEGF agents are well established as first-line therapy for age-related macular degeneration, more recent research has shown that there are multiple…

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Enhancing Postoperative Outcomes in Joint Arthroplasty
CME

Enhancing Postoperative Outcomes in Joint Arthroplasty: Overstepping the Cornerstones of Traditional Pain Management

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Expiration Date: 3/11/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Orthopedic procedures are associated with varying degrees of postsurgical pain that represent a challenge for clinicians and a significant burden for patients. The…

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HCV VOICE
CME

HCV VOICE II: Optimizing Virological Outcomes with Integrated HCV Education

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP.

Expiration Date: 3/10/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a leading cause of cirrhosis, end-stage liver disease, hepatocellular carcinoma, and death from liver disease in the United…

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Pediatric Annals March 2015
CME

Unusual Diagnoses: Part 2: March 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 3/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

It was once said that the task of the generalist is the most difficult of all. “In a sea of normal children, the generalist must be able to detect the one that doesn’t…

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JPN March 2015
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services Mar 2015 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 2/28/2018
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.7

Topics include nursing advocacy for women Veterans and suicide, family members’ perspectives on telephone intervention for individuals with schizophrenia, and the…

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Conjuctivitis
CME

Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

Expiration Date: 3/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Acute bacterial conjunctivitis affects approximately 1 of every 8 children each year, and 5 million cases occur in the United States annually. Although acute bacterial…

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Psychiatric Annals March 2015
CME

Long-Term Residential Treatment and Its Alternatives: March 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 4/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Our vulnerable patients with serious and persistent mental illness frequently need more than a brief hospitalization when they have a crisis. Residential treatment…

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ORTHO March 2015 Cover Thumbnail
CME

Femoroacetabular Impingement: Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Treatment. March 2015

Expiration Date: 4/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Femoroacetabular Impingement: Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Treatment….

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Vitreomacular Adhesion: Addressing Patient Selection and Safety Concerns for Optimal Treatment
CME

Vitreomacular Adhesion: Addressing Patient Selection and Safety Concerns for Optimal Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ThromboGenics.

Expiration Date: 2/26/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

With the approval of a pharmacologic option to resolve vitreomacular adhesion, clinicians are tasked to determine how to best incorporate it into their practices…

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Best of Lipid Forum III
CME

Best of Lipid Forum III

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Amgen, Inc.

Expiration Date: 2/18/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

Appropriate therapies for various dyslipidemias remain a challenge for practitioners struggling to reduce residual risk for cardiovascular disease, even after statin…

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Rapid Response from HAWAIIAN EYE 2015: Managing Diabetic Eye Disease
CME

Rapid Response from HAWAIIAN EYE 2015: Managing Diabetic Eye Disease

This activity is supported by educational grants from Genentech, Inc. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Expiration Date: 2/12/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Recent approvals have expanded clinicians’ options for the management of diabetic macular edema, making a thorough understanding of their efficacy and safety profiles…

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Heart Health: New Guidelines and Improvements

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for men and women, claiming approximately 1 million lives each year. This statistic alone…

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Pediatric Annals February 2015
CME

Childhood Epilepsy: February 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 2/28/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

It is rare indeed for any child with suspected seizures to present to a pediatric neurologist’s offi ce de novo and demonstrate the worrisome activity on the spot…

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JPN Feb 2015
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services Feb 2015 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 1/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.7

Topics include reducing physical comorbidity in individuals with mental illness, depression in first-year college students, and sustaining fitness activities in a…

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Psychiatric Annals February 2015
CME

Women's Issues: February 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 3/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Tempering the extraordinary experience of pregnancy, well-treated psychiatric disorders in women present with a fundamental dilemma: continue to take medications or risk…

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Ortho Feb 2015 cover thumbnail
CME

Bundled Payments in Orthopedic Surgery: February 2015

Expiration Date: 3/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Bundled payments, the idea of paying a single price for a bundle of goods and services, is a financial concept familiar to most American consumers because examples…

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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services January 2015 CNE Activity
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services Jan 2015 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 12/31/2017
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.4

Topics include an interactive assessment tool for auditory hallucinations, eating disorders and spirituality in college students, and nurses’ knowledge of high energy…

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Pediatric Annals January 2015
CME

Unusual Diagnoses: Part 1: January 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 1/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Index of suspicion—a term used daily by clinicians in general practice who must, in a sea of “normal” children, be able to determine which few have an…

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Psychiatric Annals January 2015
CME

Sleep Disorders: January 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 2/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Sleep’s mysteries unravel slowly; we are only beginning to understand its purposes, but we do know we need it. Sleep disorders cause many to suffer, and sleep…

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The Hip-Spine Connection: Understanding Its Importance in the Treatment of Hip Pathology. January 2015

The Hip-Spine Connection: Understanding Its Importance in the Treatment of Hip Pathology….

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Pediatric Annals December 2014
CME

Sports Medicine: December 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 12/31/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

The past two decades have witnessed an amazing increase in the participation in competitive sports by children of all ages. With this increase in participation comes an…

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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services December 2014 CNE Activity
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services Dec 2014 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 11/30/2016
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.3

Topics include gaming to enhance knowledge of psychopharmacology, evaluation of fall risk assessment tools, and differences in male and female nurses’ responses to…

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Pediatric Annals November 2014
CME

Child Neglect: November 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 11/30/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Neglect, to paraphrase, is in the eyes of the beholder. While a special needs child may not receive optimal care at home due to the complexity of their care and the…

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JPN November 2014
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services Nov 2014 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 10/31/2016
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.4

Topics include successful reduction strategies of seclusion and restraint….

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Hariprasad
CME

In Focus: Advances in AMD – Clinical Case: Starting therapy in a patient newly diagnosed with wet AMD

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Expiration Date: 10/30/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Successful early treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration offers the best odds for maintaining visual acuity over time. In this activity, Seenu Hariprasad, MD…

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In Focus: Advances in AMD – Current, Emerging, and Future Strategies for the Management of Dry AMD
CME

In Focus: Advances in AMD – Current, Emerging, and Future Strategies for the Management of Dry AMD

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Expiration Date: 10/30/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.5

Dry age-related macular degeneration has proven to be a challenging condition for clinicians, and no pharmaceutical options have been shown to be effective. Dry AMD is a…

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boyer
CME

In Focus: Advances in AMD - Clinical Case: Long-term Management of Established Age-related Macular Degeneration

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Expiration Date: 10/30/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Long-term management of wet age-related macular degeneration can be challenging, as medications and dosing schedules that had previously improved visual acuity may lose…

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Sadda
CME

In Focus: Advances in AMD – Managing Wet AMD in 2014 - What Do the Data Tell Us, and What Don’t They?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Expiration Date: 10/30/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.5

A number of clinical trials have established the use of anti-VEGF therapy as first-line therapy in the management of wet age-related macular degeneration, and…

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IN FOCUS: Advances in AMD - Strategies and Options in Managing Wet and Dry AMD
CME

IN FOCUS: Advances in AMD - Strategies and Options in Managing Wet and Dry AMD

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Expiration Date: 10/27/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.75

The damage associated with age-related macular degeneration begins before visual symptoms occur, making early diagnosis critical in achieving the best outcomes for…

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Pediatric Annals October 2014
CME

Adolescent Substance Abuse: October 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 10/31/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Adolescence has always been a time of challenge for parents and pediatricians. Recent neuroscience literature confirms that during this time in their lives, adolescents…

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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services Oct 2014 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 9/30/2016
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.4

Topics include simulation in psychiatric nursing education….

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Pediatric Annals September 2014
CME

Childhood Obesity

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 9/30/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Pediatricians in practice during the past 20 years saw it coming and felt powerless to stop it. At first it was a few children who seemed overweight, and then it became…

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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services September 2014 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 8/31/2016
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.5

Topics include marijuana for non-medical use, nurse–police coalition in a psychiatric hospital, and detecting metabolic syndrome….

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CME

Allergy and Immunology

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 8/31/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

When is a cough more than just a cough? This is the challenge that faces every pediatric provider when confronted with a child that has been coughing…

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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services August 2014 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 7/31/2016
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.5

Topics include palliative care for terminally ill individuals with schizophrenia, a tabletop simulation, and channeling Jane Austen….

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Blephartis Management

Blepharitis Management: Current Thinking and Clinical Insights

This activity is sponsored by Bausch + Lomb.

July 25, 2014

Blepharitis Management: Current Thinking and Clinical Insights….

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Pediatric Annals July 2014
CME

Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 7/31/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

In the past two decades, the field of pediatric hospital medicine has grown from a niche entity to a recognized area of sub-specialization. As the acuity of illness in…

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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services July 2014 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 6/30/2016
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.3

Topics include parents’ experiences with child’s admission to acute care, diet restrictions and atypical antipsychotic agents, and alcohol consequences among college…

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Pediatric Annals June 2014
CME

Gender Nonconforming Youth

Pediatric Annals June 2014

Expiration Date: 6/30/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Gender identity and pubertal transition to adult gender roles present a complex interplay of genetic, hormonal, and societal influences. Although gender identity issues…

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Pediatric Annals May 2014
CME

Acquired and Congenital Pediatric Cardiac Disease

Keck School of Medicine and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 5/31/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

For many pediatric providers, cardiovascular disease equates to congenital heart disease and being on the watch for the murmur that needs referral to a cardiologist…

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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services May 2014 CNE Activity
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services May 2014 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 4/30/2016
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.5

Topics include use of a sensory room on an intensive care unit, characteristics of temper tantrums in preschoolers with disruptive behaviors, and near-hanging and its…

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The Importance of Choosing the Approprate NSAID
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The Importance of Choosing the Appropriate NSAID

This activity is sponsored by Bausch + Lomb.

April 17, 2014

Every year, cataract surgery is performed on millions of patients in the United States. The prevalence of cataract increases with age, so the number of those affected by…

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Pediatric Annals April 2014
CME

Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 4/30/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Functional gastrointestinal disorders in children have been well-recognized for some time, since pioneering work by early investigators such as Giullio Barbero, MD…

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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing Apr 2014
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services April 2014 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Expiration Date: 3/31/2016
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.4

Topics include dissemination of a course to teach self-management of auditory hallucinations, mobile apps for psychiatric nurses, and the nurse’s role in primary care…

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A Fluoroquinolone with Broad Spectrum Antibiotic Potency

A Fluoroquinolone with Broad Spectrum Antibiotic Potency

This activity is sponsored by Bausch + Lomb.

March 24, 2014

Watch as leading optometrists discuss the signs and symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis and weigh various treatment options….

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Pediatric Annals March 2014
CME

Pediatric Endocrinology

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 3/31/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Index of suspicion — a term that applies to all fields of medicine, but perhaps most appropriately to primary care, particularly pediatrics. Although the vast…

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Pediatric Annals February 2014
CME

Telehealth in Facilitation of the Pediatric Medical Home

Pediatric Annals and Keck School of Medicine of USC

Expiration Date: 2/28/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Pediatricians can take great pride that the definition of a medical home was developed by their field more than 40 years ago. Although the definition has expanded over…

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MPN Updates

MPN Updates

This electronic newsletter is sponsored by Incyte Corp. through a third-party independent grant.

January 8, 2014

As the standards of care for patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) continue to evolve, physicians must stay informed on current research and treatment…

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Pediatric Annals January 2014
CME

Cases of Dermatology Diagnoses Not To Miss

Keck School of Medicine and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 1/31/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

When is an infantile rash more than just a simple case of neonatal acne, erythema toxicum, or seborrheic dermatitis? It has been said that the general pediatrician has…

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Pediatric Annals Dec 2013
CME

Pediatric Seizures

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 1/1/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

The diagnosis of a seizure disorder is perhaps one of the best examples of how a carefully elicited history can pinpoint a specific disease state when the physical exam…

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Pediatric Annals Nov 2013
CME

Musculoskeletal Screening in Children

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 12/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Despite improvements in residency training, exposure to pediatric orthopedic and musculoskeletal issues is still limited and often predicated on the ready availability…

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Pediatric Annals October 2013
CME

Sleep Disorders in Children

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 11/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

From the initial newborn visit to a pediatrician’s office, sleep issues are often first and foremost on parents’ minds during well visits. As children enter…

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Pediatric Annals September 2013
CME

Nutrition and Cardiovascular Health

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 10/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Before the industrial revolution and the subsequent migration of many Americans into the city, regular family meals were the norm. As our time at home has become more…

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CME

Immunization An Update

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 9/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

In the current environment of increasing vaccine refusal, the pediatrician has a powerful role to play as a trusted source of truth for concerned parents. While the…

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Pediatric Annals July 2013
CME

Clinical Social and Family Management of Food Allergies

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 8/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Food allergy continues to be a challenge for the practicing pediatrician. With a public that is ever increasingly “informed” by the media and Internet, it is…

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Pediatric Annals June 2013
CME

Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergies

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 7/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

The past 3 decades have seen a significant improvement in the armamentarium available to the pediatric provider to battle environmental allergies. Now with non-sedating…

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Pediatric Annals May 2013
CME

Issues in Neonatology

Keck USC School of Medicine and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 6/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

During residency, most trainees are exposed to neonatology as a practice confined to the four walls of the intensive care unit. Perhaps during their continuity…

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Pediatric Annals April 2013
CME

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 5/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Detecting and addressing mental health issues in children and adolescents remains a significant challenge for the busy office clinician. Rarely trained to effectively…

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