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Best Practices in the Use of Incretin-based Therapies in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes (AANP Program ID 16032139)

This activity will address glycemic variability and cardiovascular considerations in patients with T2DM and examine therapeutic management, with a particular focus on the optimal use of GLP-1 receptor agonists and DPP-4 inhibitors. *Learners will be redirected to the AANP website. ...

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Clinical Insights in Pediatrics: Improving Asthma Control by Optimizing Pharmacotherapy, Monitoring, and Patient Education

Millions of children and their families are affected by asthma, the most common chronic illness of childhood and the third leading cause of hospitalization among children under the age of 15. Pediatricians and pediatric nurse practitioners are uniquely positioned to care for children and adolescents with asthma, as they are heavily involved in the assessment, management, and follow-up of these pat ...

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Advances in Severe Asthma Management: The Role of Biologics for Severe Asthma

Severe asthma is a heterogeneous condition that consists of multiple phenotypes. Roughly 10% of individuals with asthma experience poor control because they suffer from an underlying severe asthma pathophysiology characterized by airway inflammation resistant to conventional therapy. This activity will examine treatments tailored to various phenotypes. ...

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Advances in Severe Asthma Management: Understanding the Immunopathology of Uncontrolled Asthma

While poor asthma control is frequently attributed to poor adherence to prescribed medications and/or recommended environmental restrictions, 5% to 10% of patients experience poor control because they suffer from an underlying severe asthma pathophysiology characterized by airway inflammation resistant to conventional therapy. Severe asthma is a heterogeneous condition that consists of multiple ph ...

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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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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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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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Treatment Patterns in Family Medicine: The Role of the Primary Care Clinician in Patient-Centered Management of IBD/Module 3: Improving Adherence, Monitoring, and Communication

Inflammatory bowel disease is commonly associated with a wide range of extraintestinal manifestations that may appear in a variety of locations throughout the body. This activity, the third in a 3-part series, will review these manifestations and the primary care clinician’s role in identifying/investigating them. It will also examine patient non-adherence to medication and offer suggestions for f ...

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Treatment Patterns in Family Medicine: The Role of the Primary Care Clinician in Patient-Centered Management of IBD/Module 2: Escalating Therapy, Addressing Treatment Risks, and Co-Managing With Specialists

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) who present with moderate to severe disease, or who relapse after treatment for mild disease will often require treatment with additional forms of therapy. Primary care clinicians are on the front line for monitoring their patients for treatment response and adverse events. This activity, the second in a 3-part series, addresses escalation of therapy ...

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Clinical Insights in Pediatrics: Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Epilepsy

In the United States, an estimated 460,000 children have active epilepsy, and approximately 750,000 children have a history of epilepsy. Epilepsy is a complex disorder that requires careful monitoring and management. Newer pharmacologic options for the treatment of focal and generalized seizures may provide more effective treatment options in the pediatric population. In addition to managing epile ...

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Improving Patient Satisfaction with Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment

An estimated 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis, and an estimated 30% to 40% of individuals with psoriasis also develop psoriatic arthritis (PsA). Despite the availability of a variety of treatment options, many patients with PsA continue to experience suboptimal outcomes. This activity will examine tailoring therapy to maximize patient satisfaction. ...

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Integrating Recently Approved Therapies into Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment Plans

Despite the availability of a variety of treatment options, many patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) continue to experience suboptimal outcomes. Recent research, however, has resulted in several newly approved and investigational agents that are likely to improve patient outcomes. This activity will examine recently approved and investigational therapies and their potential integration into tr ...

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Assessing Psoriatic Arthritis Severity, Setting Goals, and Monitoring Progress

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a chronic inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis. An estimated 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis, and an estimated 30% to 40% of individuals with psoriasis also develop PsA. Symptoms of PsA include fatigue, pain and inflammation in joints, and potentially progressive joint damage. Despite the availability of a variety of treatment options, many patients wi ...

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Treatment Patterns in Family Medicine: The Role of the Primary Care Clinician in Patient-Centered Management of IBD/Module 1: Diagnosis and Initial Treatment Options

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be challenging to diagnose because of its heterogeneous and somewhat ambiguous clinical presentation. Despite the challenges, primary care clinicians are on the front line for assessment and initial diagnosis of these patients. Once diagnosed, even if placed under the care of a gastroenterologist, these patients will require life-long care. This activity, the f ...

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IBD Diagnosis and Management: Untangling the Complexities

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which comprises ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD), is a complex condition that can be difficult to identify and treat. Carefully tailoring and monitoring care is essential because therapeutic goals and strategies differ by disease severity. New data available to clinicians are revising the management paradigm for IBD as well as the definition of dee ...

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Optimizing Asthma Control: Individualizing Therapy

This activity is the second in a 2-part interactive series titled "Point of Care Clinical Decisions in Asthma Management." Approximately 25.7 million Americans suffer from asthma, a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways, resulting in recurrent episodes of airflow limitation, mucus production, and cough. Despite many effective therapies and recent advances, many patients continue to experien ...

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Assessing Asthma Severity: A Self-Assessment and Clinical Overview

This activity is the first in a 2-part interactive series titled "Point of Care Clinical Decisions in Asthma Management." Approximately 25.7 million Americans suffer from asthma, a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways, resulting in recurrent episodes of airflow limitation, mucus production, and cough. Despite many effective therapies and recent advances, many patients continue to experienc ...

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Acute Heart Failure: Current Best Practices, Ongoing Challenges, and Future Directions

Each year, more than 1 million individuals are hospitalized for heart failure (HF). Within the spectrum of HF, acute heart failure (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 reco ...

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Management of Psoriatic Disease: Care and Ongoing Monitoring

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is underdiagnosed and undermanaged in the United States, and comorbidities that are often associated with PsA are sometimes overlooked. Many patients with PsA experience a significant emotional and physical impact from this condition despite an increase in options for successful treatment. This activity will examine the importance of early recognition and the consideratio ...

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Diagnosis of PsA: Achieving an Accurate Assessment

Approximately 30% to 40% of people with psoriasis will also develop psoriatic arthritis (PsA), a painful and potentially disfiguring condition that remains underdiagnosed. Symptoms include fatigue, joint inflammation, and potentially progressive joint damage. This activity will examine the considerations for assessment and diagnosis of PsA. ...

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Using GLP-1 Receptor Agonists to Optimize Glycemic Control

The management of T2DM remains a major challenge as many patients continue to struggle with achieving glycemic control. Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists, one of the newer drug classes for the treatment of T2DM, have been shown to be safe and effective in improving glycemic control. This activity will examine the use of GLP-1 receptor agonists in clinical practice, including long-t ...

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Using GLP-1 Receptor Agonists to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk

The management of T2DM remains a major challenge as many patients continue to struggle with achieving therapeutic targets, including control of A1c levels, LDL cholesterol, and blood pressure. Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists, one of the newer drug classes for the treatment of T2DM, may offer beneficial effects on cardiovascular risk factors. This activity will examine the use of ...

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Preventing Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation

Individuals with atrial fibrillation (AF) have a 4 to 5 times greater risk for ischemic stroke and tend to experience more serious strokes than those without AF. Although most strokes related to AF could be prevented with appropriate anticoagulation therapy, many patients are not receiving it. The goal of this activity is to help clinicians evaluate and optimally manage stroke risk in their patien ...

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Improving the Management of Depression in Primary Care: Insights into Diagnosis and Treatment (Program ID 16052200)

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is one of the most common mental disorders diagnosed in the United States, with an estimated 16% of US adults experiencing MDD at some point during their lifetimes. According to the American Medical Association, chronic depression is often untreated and, on average, patients with depression receive the recommended quality of care only 58% of the time. The goal of th ...

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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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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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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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Improving Outcomes in Psoriasis: Exceeding Treatment Goals and Patient Expectations

This activity will address the management of psoriasis, including setting psoriasis treatment goals and monitoring treatment response to determine when adjustments to therapy are needed; developing tailored, evidence-based treatment regimens for individual patients; engaging patients in shared decision making for improved patient satisfaction; and considering clinical advances while developing tre ...

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Treatment Patterns in Family Medicine: Clinical Perspectives on Incretin-Based Therapies in the Management of T2DM

The management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) remains a major clinical challenge as many patients continue to struggle with achieving therapeutic goals. The goal of this activity is to improve knowledge and competency among primary care clinicians with regard to addressing glycemic variability in patients with T2DM through optimal therapeutic management, with a particular focus on the optimal ...

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Progress Against Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is the most common idiopathic interstitial pneumonia, and its diagnosis and management remain a challenge in clinical practice. An expanding body of research on the pathogenesis of IPF, however, is leading to the identification of new therapeutic targets, and best practices are evolving with the emergence of new data and new therapies. This activity, which featu ...

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Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Current Evidence for Tailoring Antithrombotic Therapy (Program ID: 15111981)

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. AF is an independent risk factor for ischemic stroke severity, recurrence, and mortality. Individuals with AF have a 4 to 5 times greater risk for ischemic stroke. The National Stroke Association emphasizes the importanc ...

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Achieving Optimal Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

NOTE: This activity was presented as a live visiting faculty grand rounds series beginning on September 22, 2015. Participants who received credit for attending any of the live presentations are not eligible to receive credit for this online release. IBD is a chronic progressive inflammatory disorder of the GI tract, which includes Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC). CD and UC ar ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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Opioid-Induced Constipation: Improving Outcomes With Individualized, Evidence-Based Treatment

This activity will review the safety and efficacy of available therapies to prevent and treat opioid-induced constipation. It will also examine strategies for optimizing treatment selection and adjusting therapy when necessary to help patients achieve their treatment goals and improve their overall quality of life. ...

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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Updates in the Management of COPD: Diagnosis and Management

This activity will help clinicians achieve greater competency in accurately diagnosing COPD, assessing disease severity, and optimizing the use of nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic interventions in tailored COPD treatment plans. COPD is a slowly progressive respiratory disease characterized by airflow limitation that is not fully reversible. Manifestations of COPD include dyspnea, poor exercise t ...

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Updates in the Management of COPD: Managing Exacerbations

This activity will help clinicians achieve greater competency in managing exacerbations of COPD and optimizing the use of nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic interventions in tailored COPD treatment plans. ...

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