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Novel Therapies for LDL-C Lowering in the Fight Against Residual ASCVD Risk
CMECE

Novel Therapies for LDL-C Lowering in the Fight Against Residual ASCVD Risk

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genzyme, a Sanofi company, sanofi-aventis U.S., and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

May 20, 2016

This digital monograph, featuring video snippets and key slides from the 2015 CMHC Annual meeting examines current lipid guidelines, the unmet need and residual risk of…

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In My Setting Lupus

Catch up with three clinicians as they provide insightful information on the topic of lupus….

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Giant Cell Arteritis: The Promise of Earlier Diagnosis and Targeted Therapy
CME

Giant Cell Arteritis: The Promise of Earlier Diagnosis and Targeted Therapy

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

Expiration Date: 4/22/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Early diagnosis of giant cell arteritis is critical to preventing blindness and other complications of this potentially debilitating rheumatologic disease, which…

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Stroke: Update from Los Angeles
CME

Stroke: Update from Los Angeles

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

May 3, 2016

Read the newsletter featuring the latest developments in stroke risk and atrial fibrillation as reported at the annual International Stroke Conference held in Los…

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Operation Immunization 2016: Enhancing HPV Immunization
CME

Operation Immunization 2016: Enhancing HPV Immunization

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

Expiration Date: 4/27/2017
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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The Importance of NSAIDS After Cataract Surgery: Considerations on Penetration, Efficacy, Pharmacy Fills and Callbacks

The goal of cataract surgery is to improve vision for patients, so ophthalmologists need more than just a quality IOL and the latest surgical tools on hand. For patients…

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In My Setting Lipids

Catch up with three physicians as they provide insightful information on the topic of lipids….

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Rapid Response from Barcelona: New Data in HCV Treatment
CME

Rapid Response from Barcelona: New Data in HCV Treatment

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

Expiration Date: 5/4/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

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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JPN May 2016
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services May 2016 CNE Activity

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

Expiration Date: 4/30/2019
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.8

Topics include an autovideography intervention for recovery, creative classroom strategies for mental health nursing education, and therapeutic canines for Veterans with…

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Psychiatric Annals
CME

Psychiatrists as Physician-Educators: May 2016

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 6/1/2019
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

As mental health practitioners, we learn so that we change, grow, and gain skills. This issue of Psychiatric Annals focuses on the methodology of our learning. In turn…

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Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty
VIDEO

Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty

This activity is sponsored by Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

April 28, 2016

Watch as expert perspective on total joint arthroplasty procedures is presented at ORTHOPEDICS TODAY Hawaii 2016. Jack M. Bert, MD and Thomas P. Schmalzried, MD discuss…

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MPN Updates

MPN Updates

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

April 19, 2016

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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Novel Therapies for LDL-C Lowering in the Fight Against Residual ASCVD Risk
CMECE

Novel Therapies for LDL-C Lowering in the Fight Against Residual ASCVD Risk

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genzyme, a Sanofi company, sanofi-aventis U.S., and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

May 20, 2016

This digital monograph, featuring video snippets and key slides from the 2015 CMHC Annual meeting examines current lipid guidelines, the unmet need and residual risk of…

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In My Setting Lipids

Catch up with three physicians as they provide insightful information on the topic of lipids….

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In My Setting Lupus

Catch up with three clinicians as they provide insightful information on the topic of lupus….

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Rapid Response from Barcelona: New Data in HCV Treatment
CME

Rapid Response from Barcelona: New Data in HCV Treatment

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

Expiration Date: 5/4/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

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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Giant Cell Arteritis: The Promise of Earlier Diagnosis and Targeted Therapy
CME

Giant Cell Arteritis: The Promise of Earlier Diagnosis and Targeted Therapy

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

Expiration Date: 4/22/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Early diagnosis of giant cell arteritis is critical to preventing blindness and other complications of this potentially debilitating rheumatologic disease, which…

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JPN May 2016
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services May 2016 CNE Activity

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

Expiration Date: 4/30/2019
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.8

Topics include an autovideography intervention for recovery, creative classroom strategies for mental health nursing education, and therapeutic canines for Veterans with…

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Stroke: Update from Los Angeles
CME

Stroke: Update from Los Angeles

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

May 3, 2016

Read the newsletter featuring the latest developments in stroke risk and atrial fibrillation as reported at the annual International Stroke Conference held in Los…

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Psychiatric Annals
CME

Psychiatrists as Physician-Educators: May 2016

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 6/1/2019
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

As mental health practitioners, we learn so that we change, grow, and gain skills. This issue of Psychiatric Annals focuses on the methodology of our learning. In turn…

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Operation Immunization 2016: Enhancing HPV Immunization
CME

Operation Immunization 2016: Enhancing HPV Immunization

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

Expiration Date: 4/27/2017
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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Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty
VIDEO

Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty

This activity is sponsored by Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

April 28, 2016

Watch as expert perspective on total joint arthroplasty procedures is presented at ORTHOPEDICS TODAY Hawaii 2016. Jack M. Bert, MD and Thomas P. Schmalzried, MD discuss…

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The Importance of NSAIDS After Cataract Surgery: Considerations on Penetration, Efficacy, Pharmacy Fills and Callbacks

The goal of cataract surgery is to improve vision for patients, so ophthalmologists need more than just a quality IOL and the latest surgical tools on hand. For patients…

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MPN Updates

MPN Updates

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

April 19, 2016

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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In My Setting: Sarcoma

Read what three clinicians have to say about the current state of sarcoma treatment options….

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Giant Cell Arteritis: New Findings on Diagnostic Strategies and Emerging Therapies
CME

Giant Cell Arteritis: New Findings on Diagnostic Strategies and Emerging Therapies

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

Expiration Date: 4/1/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.5

Giant cell arteritis is a potentially debilitating rheumatologic disease that afflicts predominantly older men and women. Early diagnosis and vigilant management of the…

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Historical use of propranolol in children

Historical Use of Propranolol in Children

This activity is sponsored by Pierre Fabre Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

April 6, 2016

Expert faculty discuss their experience with treating infantile hemangiomas (IH) using the only regimen that is currently approved by the FDA. Until recently, the…

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MicroPulse

MicroPulse Laser Therapy in the Management of DME

This promotional educational activity is presented by IRIDEX.

April 4, 2016

Watch as Allen C. Ho, MD; Robert L. Avery, MD; Lawrence S. Morse, MD, PhD; Elias Reichel, MD present topics focusing on effective laser treatment in the management of…

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JPN0416
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services April 2016 CNE Activity

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

Expiration Date: 3/31/2019
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.5

Topics include a text messaging intervention for outpatients, prompts to guide termination of the clinical student nursing experience, and sensory modulation treatment…

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Psychiatric Annals
CME

Novel Approaches for Managing Treatment-Resistant Depression: April 2016

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 5/1/2019
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Treatment-resistant depression resists easy answers. Treatment options include pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, neurotherapeutics, and intensive outpatient treatment…

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Using Shared Decision Making to Enhance Provider-Patient Engagement: Application to Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia.
CME

Using Shared Decision Making to Enhance Provider-Patient Engagement: Application to Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

Supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb Company.

March 31, 2016

The advent of tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy has transformed the once fatal chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) into a manageable chronic malignancy, which requires…

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J899 Cover Image
CME

Emerging Options for Day-in and Day-out IOP Control

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

Expiration Date: 3/29/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Unfortunately, even with appropriate use of currently available medications, many people with glaucoma will still experience vision loss. Intraocular pressure (IOP) is…

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Scott
CME

Key Components in the Design and Execution of a Successful Clinical Trial

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

Expiration Date: 3/25/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

The advent of intravitreal therapies to treat retinal diseases has revolutionized the management of retinal pathology. Reviewing the major trials and their subsequent…

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waheed
CME

Imaging Modalities in Clinical Trials

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

Expiration Date: 3/25/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.5

The advent of intravitreal therapies to treat retinal diseases has revolutionized the management of retinal pathology. Reviewing the major trials and their subsequent…

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Flynn
CME

Clinical Trials in Diabetic Retinopathy

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

Expiration Date: 3/25/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.5

The advent of intravitreal therapies to treat retinal diseases has revolutionized the management of retinal pathology. Reviewing the major trials and their subsequent…

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Ip
CME

Central and Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion Clinical Trials: A Comprehensive Review

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

Expiration Date: 3/25/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.5

The advent of intravitreal therapies to treat retinal diseases has revolutionized the management of retinal pathology. Reviewing the major trials and their subsequent…

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Singh
CME

Comparative Treatment Trials for Wet AMD: A Comprehensive Review

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

Expiration Date: 3/25/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.5

The advent of intravitreal therapies to treat retinal diseases has revolutionized the management of retinal pathology. Reviewing the major trials and their subsequent…

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Moshfeghi
CME

Wet Macular Degeneration: A Review of Pivotal Clinical Trials

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

Expiration Date: 3/25/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.5

The advent of intravitreal therapies to treat retinal diseases has revolutionized the management of retinal pathology. Reviewing the major trials and their subsequent…

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Boyer
CME

Conducting Macular Clinical Trials in a Private Practice Environment

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

Expiration Date: 3/25/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

The advent of intravitreal therapies to treat retinal diseases has revolutionized the management of retinal pathology. Reviewing the major trials and their subsequent…

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Video Innovator Series

Video Innovator Series

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

March 22, 2016

Experts share their perspective on treating pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery….

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Video perspectives

Video perspectives include topics such as colorectal cancer treatments currently in development that could improve patient outcomes and risk factors associated with…

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Trends in Managing Patients with Heart Failure
CME

Trends in Managing Patients with Heart Failure

This activity is supported by educational funding by Amgen.
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

March 16, 2016

Jeffrey Borer, MD, Akshay Desai, MD, Mariell Jessup, MD, and Scott Solomon, MD describe the science of heart failure (HF), blend their firsthand experience in managing…

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Gastroenterology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Postprandial Right Upper Quadrant Abdominal Pain

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 3/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Enhanced imaging technology associated with increased utilization has increased the recognition of biliary tract tumors. This educational activity will review the…

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Hematology Oncology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 3/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) is a heterogeneous condition that encompasses a continuum of disease, beginning as increasing prostate specific antigen (PSA)…

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Infectious Disease Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Otitis Media

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 3/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Acute otitis media (AOM), a common disease of childhood, is diagnosed by careful otoscopy with an understanding of clinical signs and symptoms. This educational activity…

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Psychiatry Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Insomnia

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 3/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Approximately one-third of adults report some form of sleep disturbance occurring during the course of a week, including difficulty falling or staying asleep as well as…

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Rheumatology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Fibromyalgia

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 3/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Fibromyalgia is an enhanced pain sensitivity syndrome associated with chronic, widespread pain and tenderness. This educational activity will discuss the signs, symptoms…

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Cardiology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Uncontrolled Diabetes at High Risk for a Cardiovascular Event

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 3/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

The 2015 AACE guidelines incorporate an integrated consideration of micro- and macrovascular risk (including cardiovascular [CV] risk factors such as lipids…

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Preserving the Ocular Surface: Practice Pearls That Go Beyond Just Scratching the Surface
CME

Preserving the Ocular Surface: Practice Pearls That Go Beyond Just Scratching the Surface

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD., Allergan, Inc., Bausch + Lomb, and Shire.

Expiration Date: 3/13/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Ocular surface disorders (OSDs) are chronic, progressive, multifactorial conditions with prevalence increasing with age, including dry eye disease (DED). The numerous…

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j904
CME

Optimizing Ocular Surgery Outcomes with Topical Therapy

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

Expiration Date: 3/13/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Ocular pain and inflammation are common following surgery and may increase the risk of complications, such as cystoid macular edema (CME) and endophthalmitis. However…

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New Treatment Paradigms for Diabetic Retinopathy: Current Status and Applications for Practice
CME

New Treatment Paradigms for Diabetic Retinopathy: Current Status and Applications for Practice

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

Expiration Date: 3/10/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

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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J936
CME

Early to Late Age-related Macular Degeneration: Optimizing Assessment and Management

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

Expiration Date: 3/8/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common eye condition and a leading cause of vision loss among people aged 50 years and older. Diagnosing AMD involves a…

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J916 Cover
CME

Redefining the Role of Photodynamic Therapy in Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration

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

Expiration Date: 3/4/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Photodynamic therapy (PDT), with use of verteporfin as a photosensitizer, is one of the few therapies that has been shown to effectively slow the progression of the…

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HemOnc IMS Palliative Care

Catch up with three clinicians as they provide insightful information on the topic of palliative care….

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J930
CMEVIDEO

Current Insights: Applying New Data to Optimize Treatment of Diabetic Retinal Disease

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

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

Intravitreal therapy with anti-VEGF agents has rapidly become the new standard of care in diabetic macular edema (DME), and is increasingly recognized as an effective…

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J34E
CME

CARDIOVASCULAR CONSULTS®: Volume 1, Number 2

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Expiration Date: 3/1/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Heart failure is a complex syndrome that affects approximately 5.1 million Americans. Despite significant advances in heart failure management, including biomarkers and…

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JPN0316
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services March 2016 CNE Activity

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

Expiration Date: 2/28/2019
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.3

Topics include cancer screenings among community wellness center enrollees, Kleine-Levin syndrome, and transition-aged youths with dual diagnoses….

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Psych Annals
CME

Psychiatric Sleep Disturbances: March 2016

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 4/1/2019
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Sleep is such a mystery. We don’t know exactly why we need it, but we certainly miss it when it is absent. Sleep disturbances increase the psychic pain associated…

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Optimizing the Use of Targeted Therapy in Advanced Melanoma: Where We Are and Where We Are Going
CME

Optimizing the Use of Targeted Therapy in Advanced Melanoma: Where We Are and Where We Are Going

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Expiration Date: 2/25/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Historically, treatment options have been limited for patients with advanced disease, and prognosis has been poor…

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Virtual Learning Center: Revision TKA

Virtual Learning Center: Revision TKA

Sponsored by DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction

February 19, 2016

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

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J934_CoverImage
CME

Looking Beyond the Obvious: Pathophysiology and Emerging Therapies for Dry Eye

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Expiration Date: 2/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

Dry eye is one of the most common causes of ocular surface disease (OSD) and is estimated to increase with the aging population. Its pathology is multifactorial…

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Cardiology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Heart Failure

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 2/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Over 5 million people in the United States (US) over the age of 20 years have heart failure (HF) and the prevalence of HF is expected to increase from 2012 to 2030. In…

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Gastroenterology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Dyspepsia

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 2/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Helicobacter pylori is a gram-negative flagellated bacterium organism that is present in over one-half of the world’s population. Chronic infection with H pylori can…

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Hematology Oncology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Multiple Ecchymoses

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 2/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia is a rare, inherited bleeding disorder that results from a mutation in αIIbß3, an integrin present on the surface of the platelet membrane…

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Infectious Disease Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Diarrhea

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 2/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Intestinal infections with Clostridium difficile, a spore-forming gram-positive anaerobic bacillus, are among the most common and serious healthcare-related infections…

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Psychiatry Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 2/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Adults affected with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are likely to develop significant psychosocial difficulties resulting in divorce, arrests…

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Rheumatology Case Consults
CME

The Patient with Acute Monoarticular Arthritis

No commercial support for this activity.

Expiration Date: 2/15/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.25

Formation and deposition of calcium pyrophosphate (CPP) crystals in and around joints can result in an acute inflammatory arthritis (pseudo-gout). However, this…

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JPN0216
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services February 2016 CNE Activity

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

Expiration Date: 1/31/2019
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 3.6

Topics include identity in transgenderism, mental health facility design, and transition from adolescent services to adult programs….

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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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J34D
CME

CARDIOVASCULAR CONSULTS®: Volume 1, Number 1

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Expiration Date: 2/1/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Heart failure is a complex clinical syndrome that constitutes a major morbidity and mortality burden and stress on the global health care system. Heart failure affects…

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Psychiatric Annals February 2016
CME

Neurocognitive Disorders: February 2016

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

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

Cognition, the ability to think, remember, plan, navigate successfully through one’s environment, learn, respond flexibly to the unexpected, and modulate…

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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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J155
CMEVIDEO

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 Cover

Complex PCI Hot Topics

Sponsored by Boston Scientific

January 27, 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
CMEVIDEO

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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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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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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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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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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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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Healio - Hematology Oncology Education Lab
CMEVIDEO

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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JPN012016
CNE

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services January 2016 CNE Activity

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

Expiration Date: 12/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CNE | Credit: 4

Topics include treating inpatients with personality disorders, reducing risk of metabolic syndrome, and depression assessment in primary care patients with diabetes….

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Psychiatric Annals
CME

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: January 2016

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Expiration Date: 2/1/2019
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

“A person’s a person, no matter how small,” wrote Dr. Seuss in Horton Hears a Who! In the mystery of development, children as precursors of adults are…

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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
CMEVIDEO

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
CMEVIDEO

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

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

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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CMEVIDEO

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
CMEVIDEO

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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Retina Forums
CMEVIDEO

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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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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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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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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J871 Cover Image
CMEVIDEO

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Healio - Hematology Oncology
CMEVIDEO

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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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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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 - 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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J77C 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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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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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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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
CMEVIDEO

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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J832 Activity Image 1
CMESERIESVIDEO

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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J832 Activity Image 2
CMESERIESVIDEO

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

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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CMESERIESVIDEO

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. Marc Bonaca discusses the use of antiplatelet agents for secondary prevention of thrombotic cardiovascular events in patients with peripheral…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Updates in Immunotherapy – Philadelphia 2015
CMEVIDEO

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
CMEVIDEO

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Highlights from Lipid Forum 2015™: Focus on Hypertriglyceridemia
CMEVIDEO

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
CMEVIDEO

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Premium Cararact Surgery in 2015
CMEVIDEO

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
CMEVIDEO

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Enhancing Patient and Health Care Team Communications: Paving the way for success

Enhancing Patient and Health Care Team Communications: Paving the way for success

This HemOnc Today supplement is produced by SLACK Incorporated and sponsored as an educational service by Cephalon, a wholly owned subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

December 1, 2011

Effective communication between health care providers and patients diagnosed with cancer is an essential part of the treatment process. Communicating effectively ensures…

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