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Motivational Interviewing to Support Shared Decision Making in MS
First Question: Should I Start Treatment?

This activity, the first in a 3-part series focused on shared decision making and patient-centered care in MS, will examine the practice of motivational interviewing (MI) and how it can help clinicians prompt patients to think about their diagnosis and therapeutic options. The management of MS is increasingly challenging due to the wide variation in the clinical course for each patient, an increas ...

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  • ANCC

Shared Decision Making in Selecting Initial MS Disease-Modifying Therapy
Next Question: Which Disease-Modifying Therapy Should I Try First?

This activity, the second in a 3-part series focused on shared decision making and patient-centered care in MS, will examine the differences in MS disease-modifying therapies (DMT) and provide guidance for working together with patients to select appropriate first-line treatment. ...

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  • ACCME
  • ANCC

Shared Decision Making at the Crossroads: Adjusting MS Therapy Next Question: When Is it Time to Adjust Therapy?

This activity, the third in a 3-part series focused on shared decision making and patient-centered care in MS, will examine how to assess outcomes of DMT therapy from both patient and clinician perspectives, as well as practical strategies for working with patients to adjust therapy when necessary. ...

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  • ACCME
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Team-Based Approaches to Enhancing Care for Older Adults With T2DM

A collaborative and engaged style of care planning generally provides the best results for patients. Physicians, NPs, PAs, pharmacists, nurses, and others who care for and support older adults with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) can be most effective working in a team, especially when managing individuals with multiple chronic problems. This activity examines the key features of a holistic, relationship-b ...

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  • ACCME
  • ACPE
  • ANCC

Individualizing Treatment Plans for Older Adults with T2DM

Approximately 26% of adults over age 65 in the US (11.2 million people) have diabetes. This is a heterogeneous population that includes individuals residing independently in communities, in assisted living, and in skilled nursing facilities. Management of diabetes in older adults should be carefully tailored, taking into account these variables. All members of the care team, including physicians, ...

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  • ACCME
  • ACPE
  • ANCC

Perspectives on the Care of Older Adults with T2DM: A Multidisciplinary Discussion

This activity features an engaging multidisciplinary faculty discussion about special considerations in the care of older adults with T2DM. Many older adults with T2DM are experiencing negative health consequences that could be prevented or improved with optimal evidence-based care. This is a heterogeneous population that includes individuals residing independently in communities, in assisted livi ...

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  • ACCME
  • ACPE
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12th Annual The Best of San Antonio: Breast Cancer - Bench to Bedside (Online Archive)

This critical review of results presented at the December 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium includes neoadjuvant and adjuvant therapy, endocrine plus targeted strategies for early and metastatic disease, triple negative and anti-HER2 subtype updates, immune therapy, presurgical window trials, translational science, local-regional disease, prevention and survivorship. AGENDA New Direct ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

Achieving Asthma Control: The Roles of Pharmacotherapy, Monitoring, Patient Education, and Environmental Control

Approximately 25 million Americans (8% of the population) suffer from asthma. Due to a variety of barriers, patients with asthma often do not have their asthma well controlled, leading to suboptimal patient outcomes. The CDC reports an estimated 13.9 million people with asthma experienced an asthma attack in the previous 12 months, a measure indicating suboptimal asthma control. With suboptimal as ...

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  • ACCME

Advances in Multiple Sclerosis: Current Best Practices, Ongoing Challenges, and Future Directions

An estimated 350,000 to 500,000 people in the United States are currently diagnosed with MS, a chronic neurologic disorder with potential for substantial negative impact on quality of life. Treatment is focused on returning function after an attack, preventing new attacks, and preventing disability. The management of MS is increasingly challenging due to heterogeneity in the pathogenesis of MS, wi ...

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  • ACCME
  • ANCC

Advances in Multiple Sclerosis: Nursing Interventions to Promote Optimal Care

An estimated 350,000 to 500,000 people in the United States are currently diagnosed with MS, a chronic neurologic disorder with potential for substantial negative impact on quality of life. Nurses play an important role in addressing MS symptoms, managing adverse events, limiting disability, and coordinating with the collaborative care team to ensure that patients have the optimal treatment plan a ...

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  • ANCC

Advances in Multiple Sclerosis: Optimizing Disease-Modifying Therapy

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic neurologic disorder with potential for substantial negative impact on quality of life. Treatment seeks to return function after an attack, prevent new attacks, limit disability progression, and improve quality of life. The management of MS is complex because of the variability in the clinical course for each patient, emerging therapies, and patient characteristics a ...

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  • ACCME

Anticoagulation Therapy for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation

Nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia encountered in clinical practice and afflicts more than 3 million people in the United States. Individuals with AF have 4 to 5 times greater risk for ischemic stroke and tend to experience more serious strokes than those without AF. Although most AF-related strokes could be prevented with anticoagulation therapy, ...

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  • ACCME

Case Challenges in Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

This case-based activity is the second activity in a larger curriculum (Improving Outcomes in Patients with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis) focusing on key aspects in the evidence- and guidelines-based diagnosis and treatment of patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. ...

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  • ACCME

Clinical Challenges and Opportunities in the Management of Overactive Bladder
Hope for Improved Symptom Control: Evidence-based Treatment Approaches for OAB

Overactive bladder (OAB) is the most common cause of urinary incontinence or loss of bladder control in adults and affects 30% to 60% of older women and 10% to 35% of older men in the United States. The symptoms of OAB often lead to additional medical and psychological problems and can have a detrimental impact on quality of life. Due to a variety of barriers, however, OAB is underdiagnosed and un ...

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Clinical Challenges and Opportunities in the Management of Overactive Bladder
No Need to Suffer in Silence: Identifying and Diagnosing OAB

Overactive bladder (OAB) is the most common cause of urinary incontinence or loss of bladder control in adults and affects 30% to 60% of older women and 10% to 35% of older men in the United States. The symptoms of OAB often lead to additional medical and psychological problems and can have a detrimental impact on quality of life. Due to a variety of barriers, however, OAB is underdiagnosed and un ...

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Clinical Insights in Migraine Management: Evolving Approaches to Migraine Treatment and Adherence

Migraine affects between 11% and 16% of adults in the United States. This condition is associated with a significant societal and economic burden. There are many pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options for both chronic and episodic migraine, and clinicians should tailor these therapies to individual patient characteristics as well as disease severity and patterns. Additionally, patien ...

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  • ACCME

Clinical Insights in Migraine Management: State-of-the-Art Migraine Guidelines Review

Migraine affects between 11% and 16% of adults in the United States. This condition is associated with a significant societal and economic burden. On an individual level, chronic migraine is associated with reduced health-related quality of life and increased psychiatric and medical comorbidities. Guidelines provide definitions and diagnostic criteria for types of migraine and can aid clinicians i ...

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Clinical Insights in Pediatrics: Early Detection and Optimal Treatment of Growth Disorders in Children

Approximately 10,000 to 15,000 children in the United States have problems with growth. Recombinant human growth hormone (GH) has been approved by the FDA for growth disorders in children. Though the FDA has specific indications for GH therapy, growth disorders are typically marked by either growth failure or short stature defined as 2 standard deviations or more below the normal mean for age and ...

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  • ACCME
  • NAPNAP

Clinical Review - Improving Outcomes in Patients with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

This clinical review activity is the third activity in a larger curriculum (Improving Outcomes in Patients with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis) focusing on key aspects in the evidence- and guidelines-based diagnosis and treatment of patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. ...

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Collaborative Care: A Team Approach to Managing Patients with MS

An estimated 350,000 to 500,000 people in the United States are currently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic neurologic disorder with potential for substantial negative impact on quality of life. While MS is managed primarily by neurologists, primary care physicians (PCPs) must be able to recognize signs and symptoms that may be suggestive of, or related to, MS so that they can make ...

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  • AAPA
  • ACCME
  • ANCC

Contemporary Management of Hypertension: Applying the Latest Evidence (Program ID: 1308334)

THIS PROGRAM WAS ORIGINALLY PRESENTED AS AN AANP LIVE GROUP LECTURE SERIES (GLS) BEGINNING OCTOBER 12, 2013. IF YOU RECEIVED CREDIT FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE GLS, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR THIS ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hypertension is a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and kidney disease. According to recent estimates from the American Heart Association, near ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • AANP

Current Best Practices in the Management of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

NOTE: This activity was presented as a live visiting faculty grand rounds series beginning on April 22, 2015. Participants who received credit for attending any of the live presentations are not eligible to receive credit for this online release. Among men in the United States, prostate cancer is the most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related death. The recommended treat ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

Current Guidelines and Future Directions in Colorectal Cancer Treatment

NOTE: This activity was presented as a live visiting faculty grand rounds series beginning on April 16, 2015. Participants who received credit for attending any of the live presentations are not eligible to receive credit for this online release. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer death in America, causing roughly 50,000 US deaths annually. Although mortality from co ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

Defining, Diagnosing, and Treating Acute Heart Failure: Present Day Challenges

AHF represents a distinct challenge to clinicians. Diagnosis of AHF is often delayed because of the complex characteristics of the condition. The heterogeneous nature of AHF patients and the presence of comorbid conditions can make it difficult for clinicians to recognize the signs of AHF and provide optimal treatment. A paucity of data on AHF and a lack of agreement as to the parameters of the di ...

  • Video Roundtable Video Roundtable
  • ACCME

Improving Diagnostic Accuracy and Treatment Efficacy in Acquired Hemophilia: What Every Clinician Should Know

NOTE: This activity was presented as a live visiting faculty grand rounds series beginning on February 6, 2015. Participants who received credit for attending any of the live presentations are not eligible to receive credit for this online release. Acquired hemophilia (AH) is a rare but potentially life-threatening bleeding disorder caused by the development of autoantibodies directed against ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

Improving Outcomes in Patients with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis - A Self-assessment Program

This self-assessment is the first activity in a larger curriculum (Improving Outcomes in Patients with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis). The activity utilizes a question-and-answer format to review key aspects in the evidence- and guidelines-based diagnosis and treatment of patients with psoriatic arthritis. Following completion of this activity, learners will be directed to in-depth, case-ba ...

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Improving the Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Heart Failure

Diagnosis of AHF is often delayed because of the complex characteristics of the condition. The heterogeneous nature of AHF patients and the presence of comorbid conditions can make it difficult for clinicians to recognize the signs of AHF and provide optimal treatment. A paucity of data on AHF and a lack of agreement regarding the parameters of the disease state exacerbate this challenge. This int ...

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  • ACCME

Improving Women's Health Outcomes in MS: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurologic disorder with potential for substantial negative impact on quality of life. MS is nearly 3 times more common in women compared with men and is typically diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50. Since the diagnosis and treatment of MS frequently occur during women’s reproductive years, clinicians often face questions about MS treatment as it relates t ...

  • Video Roundtable Video Roundtable
  • ACCME

Molecular Testing in NSCLC: A Strategic QI Initiative
Video Roundtable Discussion

This roundtable discussion features key participants in a quality improvement initiative to improve rates of molecular testing in NSCLC at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University/Montefiore Medical Center. The discussion provides background information about the clinical significance of NSCLC molecular testing, reviews baseline data on Montefiore/Einstein molecular testing in NSC ...

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  • ACCME

Patient-Centered Care for Nonmotor Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease: Updates for Current Practice and Emerging Therapies

Approximately 1 million US adults have Parkinson’s disease (PD), a progressive neurodegenerative movement disorder that affects motor and cognitive function and significantly impairs quality of life. Nonmotor symptoms can significantly decrease quality of life for patients with advancing disease. These complications can include cognitive, neuropsychiatric, and autonomic symptoms. Available therapi ...

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  • ACCME

Patient-Centered Care in Early Parkinson's Disease: Updates for Current Practice and Emerging Therapies

Approximately 1 million US adults have Parkinson’s disease (PD), a progressive neurodegenerative movement disorder that affects motor and cognitive function and significantly impairs quality of life. PD can be difficult to diagnose, and it is critical that clinicians recognize symptoms, both motor and nonmotor, to aid in early and accurate diagnosis. Appropriate treatment initiation based on patie ...

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  • ACCME

Patient-Centered Care in Moderate to Advanced Parkinson's Disease: Updates for Current Practice and Emerging Therapies

Approximately 1 million US adults have Parkinson’s disease (PD), a progressive neurodegenerative movement disorder that affects motor and cognitive function and significantly impairs quality of life. Treatment of advancing disease can be complicated because clinicians must manage both motor deterioration and nonmotor symptoms. Long-term treatment carries significant complications that can exacerba ...

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  • ACCME

Prioritizing Interventions in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

A CPE-certified online monograph with highlights from the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists workshop. The prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) has reached epidemic levels and continues to rise. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) estimates that 25.8 million people, approximately 8.3% of the U.S. population, have diabetes. In the older adult population, the prevalence of d ...

  • e-Monograph e-Monograph
  • ACPE

Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates for Patients with Acute Heart Failure

AHF represents a distinct challenge to clinicians. Mortality and readmission rates for patients with AHF remain high because hospital clinicians do not consistently adhere to guidelines for AHF management, discharge support, and education. This interactive newsletter will outline strategies for optimal management of this disease. ...

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  • ACCME

Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Current Evidence for Tailoring Antithrombotic Therapy

NOTE: This activity was presented as a live visiting faculty grand rounds series beginning on August 20, 2015. Participants who received credit for attending any of the live presentations are not eligible to receive credit for this online release. Nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia encountered in clinical practice and afflicts more than 3 milli ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME
  • ANCC

Targeting Molecular Abnormalities in NSCLC

THIS PROGRAM WAS ORIGINALLY PRESENTED AS A VISITING FACULTY GRAND ROUNDS SERIES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, BEGINNING ON AUGUST 12, 2014. IF YOU HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED CREDIT FOR ATTENDING ONE OF THE LIVE MEETINGS, YOU ARE INELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR THIS ENDURING ACTIVITY. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most comm ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

Update on Hypertriglyceridemia: Clinical Relevance and Treatment Recommendations

This educational activity will provide an overview of hypertriglyceridemia, with a focus on: • Lipoprotein metabolism, including TRLs and remnant cholesterol • Risks of triglyceride elevation, including pancreatitis and atherosclerotic CVD • Genetic and secondary causes of triglyceride elevation • Lifestyle and pharmacologic strategies directed toward clinical management of patients with high ...

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  • ACCME
  • ACPE
  • ANCC

Update on Treatment Strategies for Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection

THIS PROGRAM WAS ORIGINALLY PRESENTED AS A VISITING FACULTY GRAND ROUNDS SERIES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, BEGINNING ON DECEMBER 3, 2014. IF YOU HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED CREDIT FOR ATTENDING ONE OF THE LIVE MEETINGS, YOU ARE INELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR THIS ENDURING ACTIVITY. Clinicians have an opportunity to improve outcomes for patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection by appropr ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

Updating Clinical Practice in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Achieving Treatment Targets

The goal of this interactive newsletter is to expand the ability of physicians and other clinicians to implement best practices in the management of RA based on the latest clinical evidence. RA currently affects approximately 1.3 million people in the United States. Early treatment initiation, ongoing monitoring of therapeutic response, and appropriate treatment adjustments are critical to improvi ...

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  • ACCME

Updating Clinical Practice in Rheumatoid Arthritis: New Approaches for Optimal Care

The goal of this expert roundtable discussion is to expand the ability of rheumatology clinicians to implement best practices in the management of RA based on the latest clinical evidence. RA currently affects approximately 1.3 million people in the United States. Without early treatment that emphasizes tight control of disease activity, RA progresses to cause joint destruction, decreased physical ...

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  • ACCME
  • ANCC

Updating Clinical Practice in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Nursing Interventions to Promote Optimal Care

Patients with RA require ongoing management to maintain tight control of their RA disease activity and to reduce the risk of joint destruction, impaired physical functioning, and diminished quality of life. Comprehensive care of the RA patient also includes strategies to increase medication compliance and reduce the risk of CVD and other common comorbidities that can exacerbate the burden of RA. N ...

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