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Early Diagnosis and Optimal Care of Ankylosing Spondylitis in Patients with Back Pain

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS), the most common spondyloarthropathy, is a chronic, progressive, debilitating inflammatory disease that affects about 1% of adults in the United States. AS often starts in young adulthood and has a substantial negative impact on physical functioning and quality of life. This activity will examine considerations for early recognition and guideline-driven treatment. ...

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  • ACCME

Diagnosing and Managing Parkinson's Disease in Older Adults

Parkinsonís disease (PD) is characterized by both motor and nonmotor symptoms. It is diagnosed based on the presence of two of four motor symptoms including rest tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity, and gait imbalance. Nonmotor symptoms include autonomic, olfactory, or cognitive dysfunction, as well as neuropsychiatric symptoms, including psychosis with hallucinations and delusions. Symptoms of PD can ...

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  • ACCME
  • ACPE
  • ANCC

Managing Chronic Heart Failure in Special Populations

This activity will address the management of heart failure (HF) in older adults, African Americans, patients with diabetes, and patients with poor renal function. ...

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  • ACCME
  • ACPE

Decoding Interstitial Lung Disease: Identifying and Managing Progressive Phenotypes

Interstitial lung disease (ILD) comprises more than 130 distinct lung disorders. Some forms of ILD, including connective tissue disease-associated ILD (CTD-ILD), chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis (CHP), and fibrosing types of ILD such as fibrotic nonspecific interstitial pneumonia (fNSIP), follow a particularly aggressive course. This activity will address the timely identification and treatmen ...

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  • ACCME

Novel Targeted Agents in the Management of Recurrent Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cause of cancer death in women in the United States. The majority of patients with ovarian cancer experience disease recurrence and receive second-line and sometimes several lines of therapy. Recurrent ovarian cancer is often resistant to chemotherapy, thus limiting the treatment options. Advances in technology and medical research have identified VEGF and P ...

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  • ACCME

Improving Outcomes in Plaque Psoriasis: Pathogenesis and Diagnosis (Program ID: 18113454-A)

Many patients with plaque psoriasis experience negative health consequences that could be prevented or improved with optimal evidence-based care. Many clinicians remain unaware of the immune-mediated systemic nature of plaque psoriasis or how it shares immune pathophysiology with numerous comorbid conditions. This this activity will examine the pathogenesis and diagnosis of plaque psoriasis and ...

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  • AANP

Improving Outcomes in Plaque Psoriasis: Comorbidities and Management (Program ID: 18113454-B)

Many patients with plaque psoriasis experience negative health consequences that could be prevented or improved with optimal evidence-based care. This activity will address management of plaque psoriasis, including establishing treatment targets and tailoring treatment, as well as addressing comorbid conditions and engaging with patients to improve treatment satisfaction and adherence. It als ...

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  • AANP

The Value of Biosimilars in the Treatment of IBD: Frequently Asked Questions

Biosimilars offer additional treatment options for patients with IBD. In this activity, faculty will review the role of biosimilars in the management of IBD and answer learner questions from the previous activity (see "Related Programs" above). ...

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  • ACCME

Alzheimer's Disease Today and Tomorrow: Optimal Treatment and Collaborative Care

Undertreatment and mistreatment of Alzheimerís disease and its associated symptoms are significant health care problems. This multidisciplinary activity will examine effective management strategies and optimal therapy for cognitive and neuropsychiatric symptoms. ...

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  • ACCME
  • ACPE
  • ANCC

Nursing Management of Treatment-Related Side Effects in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Treatment for prostate cancer has expanded and improved in recent years, but many patients continue to live with the long-term sequelae of the disease and treatment-related side effects. There are numerous treatment options available for both hormone-sensitive and castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer, and oncology nurses must be knowledgeable about these and their wide range of adverse ...

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  • AANP
  • ACCME
  • ANCC

Improving the Management of Severe Asthma in Patients with Type 2 Inflammation

This interactive case-based activity will examine factors contributing to severe asthma, the role of type 2 inflammation, and novel agents to manage severe asthma in patients with type 2 inflammation. ...

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  • AANP
  • AAPA
  • ACCME

Essential Strategies for Managing Psoriatic Arthritis

The underdiagnosis and undertreatment of psoriatic arthritis represents a significant healthcare gap that increases the potential for severe disease burden, including decreased physical function and quality of life. This interactive patient simulation will examine screening, diagnosis and evidence-based treatment options. ...

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  • ACCME

Diagnosing and Classifying Heart Failure in Primary Care

Heart failure is common in the United States, affecting about 6.5 million adults. Although nearly 1 million new cases are diagnosed annually, delays in diagnosis are frequent. Patients who are at risk for heart failure do not often receive appropriate recommended testing. And when diagnosed, heart failure is often misclassified or not classified, which can lead to mismanagement. This activity will ...

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  • ACCME

Managing Heart Failure in the Primary Care Setting

Heart failure is common in the United States, affecting about 6.5 million adults. This activity will examine considerations for the management of patients with heart failure in the primary care setting. ...

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  • ACCME

Type 2 Inflammation in Asthma: Considerations for Targeted Therapy

This interactive case-based activity will examine treatment strategies for uncontrolled type 2 asthma. ...

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Exploring the Role of Type 2 Inflammation in Uncontrolled Asthma

This interactive case-based activity will examine uncontrolled asthma and the role played by type 2 inflammation. ...

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Managing Type 2 Diabetes: The Role of Insulin

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is a chronic, highly prevalent disease. Despite the availability of many treatment options, including new insulin formulations that have the potential to simplify treatment regimens, improve treatment adherence, and provide clinical benefit, patients often have poor glycemic control. This activity will examine the role of insulin therapy in the management of T2D. ...

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  • ACCME
  • ACPE

The Value of Biosimilars in the Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

A number of biosimilars have been approved in recent years, offering additional treatment options for patients with IBD. Given the novelty of biosimilars in the U.S., itís not surprising that clinicians have questions. In this activity, faculty will define biosimilars, examine how theyíre studied and regulated, and discuss their current and potential role in IBD management, including how they migh ...

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  • ACCME

Clinical Insights in Pediatrics: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis--Diagnosis and Management in Primary Care

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is the most common chronic inflammatory arthritis in the pediatric population, affecting over 300,000 children and adolescents in the United States. The management of JIA represents a significant challenge to physicians, NPs, and other clinicians, particularly those in front-line specialties such as pediatrics and primary care. This activity will address timely ...

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  • ACCME
  • NAPNAP

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Developing Evidence-Based Management Plans

Treatment of ILD can be a challenge for clinicians; poor outcomes and health-related quality of life attest to the significant care gaps and treatment limitations that remain. Advances in the treatment of ILD, and particularly in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), hold promise for improved care and patient outcomes. This activity will examine management strategies for IPF. ...

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Identifying and Diagnosing Interstitial Lung Disease

An early and accurate diagnosis of ILD and its specific type is vital to directing therapy and monitoring disease course and therapeutic response, but these conditions are commonly mischaracterized, and a correct diagnosis is often delayed. This activity will examine strategies for identifying and accurately diagnosing ILD. ...

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  • ACCME

Updates in Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Management: Best Practices for Effective Care (Program ID: 17022536)

This program will examine the pathogenesis of psoriasis and PsA, evidence-based guidelines for diagnosis and treatment, and the expanding therapeutic options available for each condition. *Learners will be redirected to the AANP website. ...

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  • AANP

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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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  • AANP

Clinical Insights in Pediatrics: Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents with Obesity

The incidence and prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents has increased in recent years, and with it the incidence and prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Compared with adults, T2DM in pediatric patients frequently progresses more rapidly, with high rates of early development of comorbidities and often with a less favorable response to treatment. The American Diabetes Associat ...

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  • ACCME
  • NAPNAP

Comprehensive Care in COPD: Strategies for Nurse Practitioners (Program ID: 18012973)

This activity will examine COPD risk factors, strategies for the recognition and assessment of early symptoms, criteria for diagnosis, and the implementation of a comprehensive patient-centered approach to disease management. *Learners will be redirected to the AANP website. ...

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  • AANP

Contemporary Management of Type 2 Diabetes

The management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) remains a clinical challenge as patients continue to struggle with achieving therapeutic goals. While there are many treatment options for T2D, there is relatively limited guidance on selection of second- and third-line treatments. This activity will review the most recent T2D treatment guidelines (including strategies for patient communication), and address ...

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  • ACCME

Dialogue with the Experts: Diagnosing, Assessing, and Managing Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases

Inflammatory rheumatic diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), and ankylosing spondylitis (AS), have a significant negative impact on patientsí physical functioning and quality of life. This activity will examine early recognition and guideline-driven treatment for these conditions. ...

  • Video Roundtable Video Roundtable
  • ACCME

Early Collaboration in the Treatment of PsA: Examining the Crucial Coalition Between Dermatology and Rheumatology in Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a serious, inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis and multiple comorbidities that often goes undiagnosed and untreated. This activity will examine strategies for early recognition and referral, as well as specialty collaboration in the treatment of PsA. ...

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  • ACCME

Effective Strategies for Improving Process of Care Measures for Patients with IBD: Key Findings from a Community-Based QI Pilot

This activity will examine key findings from a quality improvement pilot designed to learn how IBD nurses in the community can proactively improve the care of patients with IBD. ...

  • Video Roundtable Video Roundtable
  • ANCC

Evolving Paradigms for Insulin Therapy of Type 2 Diabetes
Case Challenges in the Use of Insulin in T2DM (Activity 2 of 3)

This activity uses interactive case scenarios to examine challenges in the management of T2DM. ...

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Evolving Standards of Care in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

For patients with metastatic prostate cancer (mPRCA), the number of metastases has prognostic and therapeutic implications. Clinicians who treat patients with mPRCA need to recognize patients with oligometastatic prostate cancer and be aware that management of patients with fewer than 5 metastases is different from that of patients with polymetastatic disease. Recommendations for the initial manag ...

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  • ACCME

Improving Outcomes in Patients with Heart Failure: Closing the Gaps

In the United States, heart failure (HF) affects about 5.7 million adults, accounts for >1 million hospitalizations annually, and is the leading cause of hospitalization for adults >65 years of age. Despite diagnostic and therapeutic advances in the last several decades and improved survival rates, roughly 50% of people with HF die within 5 years of diagnosis. Rates of cardiovascular death or HF-r ...

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  • ACCME

Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: Applying Evidence-based Recommendations for Evaluation and Management

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in men and women. Current evidence-based guidelines recommend that all metastatic colorectal tumors be tested for RAS mutations (both KRAS and NRAS) and BRAF mutations, as the presence of such mutations has implications for treatment. Clinical practice is variable, however, and many patients do not receive guideline-based care. This activity will e ...

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  • ACCME
  • ANCC

Secondary Prevention of ASCVD: Novel Therapies to Improve Outcomes in Patients with Hypercholesterolemia (AANP Program ID 17012508)

This activity will examine the current discussions surrounding statin use and the potential application of PCSK9 inhibitors. *Learners will be redirected to the AANP website. ...

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  • AANP

Strategies for Achieving LDL-C Goals to Reduce ASCVD Risk

There are numerous treatment options available for the management of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) and non-familial hypercholesterolemia, but many patients remain unable to achieve optimal reductions in their LDL-C levels. This interactive case-based activity will examine the consequences of elevated LDL-C and explore strategies for achieving target LDL-C goals. ...

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  • ACCME

The Changing Landscape of Interstitial Lung Disease

Many patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD) do not receive a timely and accurate diagnosis prior to considerable disease progression. Management guidelines are vague and treatment options have been limited, leading to negative health outcomes and decreased quality of life. Advances in diagnostic strategies, recently approved therapies, and new clinical trial data, however, are changing best ...

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  • ACCME

The Importance of Continued Co-management in the Treatment of PsA: Examining the Crucial Coalition Between Dermatology and Rheumatology in Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a serious, inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis and multiple comorbidities that often requires collaborative care between dermatologists, rheumatologists, and primary care clinicians. This activity will examine specialty collaboration and guideline recommended treatment. ...

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  • ACCME

The Pharmacist's Role in Advanced or Metastatic Breast Cancer

Cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) 4/6 inhibition significantly prolongs progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with metastatic breast cancer (mBRCA) whose disease progresses on endocrine therapies. This activity will examine emerging evidence and best practices supporting the use of CDK4/6 inhibitors. This activity was originally presented as a webcast series on the following 4 dates: February ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACPE

The Role of the Pharmacist in T2D: The Evolution of Insulin Therapy

This activity uses interactive case scenarios to examine the role of the pharmacist in the management of T2D. ...

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  • ACPE
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