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Preventing Hospital Readmissions in Heart Failure with Quality-Focused Learning: Results and Successes

Quality performance measures for patients hospitalized with HF substantiate that there is room to improve the management and outcomes in this population. Recognizing that continuing medical education (CME) “supports the improvement of knowledge, confidence, and clinical performance among healthcare providers,” a CME program focused on improving HF readmission quality measures may have a substanti ...

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  • ACCME
  • ACPE
  • MOC

Preventing Hospital Readmissions in Heart Failure with Quality-Focused Learning: Interim Analysis

Quality performance measures for patients hospitalized with HF substantiate that there is room to improve the management and outcomes in this population. Recognizing that continuing medical education (CME) “supports the improvement of knowledge, confidence, and clinical performance among healthcare providers,” a CME program focused on improving HF readmission quality measures may have a substanti ...

  • Mobile + Online on RealCME Mobile + Online on RealCME
  • ACCME
  • ACPE
  • MOC

Preventing Hospital Readmissions in Heart Failure with Quality-Focused Learning

Quality performance measures for patients hospitalized with HF substantiate that there is room to improve the management and outcomes in this population. Recognizing that continuing medical education (CME) “supports the improvement of knowledge, confidence, and clinical performance among healthcare providers,” a CME program focused on improving HF readmission quality measures may have a substanti ...

  • Mobile + Online on RealCME Mobile + Online on RealCME
  • ACCME
  • ACPE
  • MOC

Improving Clinician-Patient Collaboration in the Management of Obesity: A Patient Seeking Treatment for Obesity

Obesity is a chronic, complex disease with a significant economic burden that is associated with more than 200 other medical disorders that affect entire organ systems. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) recently reported that the prevalence of obesity in US adults is nearly 40%. It is now recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an epidemic, with an estimated 671 million ...

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  • ACCME

Improving Clinician-Patient Collaboration in the Management of Obesity: A Patient with Diabetes who would Benefit from Weight Loss

Obesity is a chronic, complex disease with a significant economic burden that is associated with more than 200 other medical disorders that affect entire organ systems. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) recently reported that the prevalence of obesity in US adults is nearly 40%. It is now recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an epidemic, with an estimated 671 million ...

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  • ACCME

Systemic Sclerosis Interstitial Lung Disease: Early Diagnosis and Comprehensive Management

Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a frequent complication of the autoimmune disorder systemic sclerosis (SSc). SSc-ILD remains a challenging condition to identify, treat, and manage. Early identification of ILD in patients with SSc is critical so that treatment can be initiated as soon as possible. However, utilization of optimal screening and diagnosis strategies is low among healthcare provider ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

Precision Medicine in Severe Asthma: The Importance of Phenotypes and Endotypes in Patient Evaluation

Severe asthma affects only 3-6% of the overall population of asthmatics, but accounts for nearly half of the annual expenditures among asthma patients. Advances in the understanding of the pathophysiology of severe asthma have led to the identification of specific asthma endotypes and phenotypes that may be used to better tailor therapy in the future. This activity will explore the value of determ ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME
  • MOC

Precision Medicine in Severe Asthma: How Phenotypes and Endotypes Guide Treatment Decisions

Despite advances in understanding the drivers of severe asthma, rates of hospitalization and mortality due to asthma have not changed significantly in the last two decades. It’s only recently as the medical community has become better at identifying specific asthma endotypes and phenotypes that we’ve seen the rise of unique therapies targeting specific disease pathways. This activity will break do ...

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  • ACCME
  • MOC

Addressing the Challenges of Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: Cases in Progressive MS

Progressive MS is characterized by a steadily increasing, objectively documented course of neurologic disability. The diagnosis of progressive forms of MS, primary progressive MS (PPMS) and secondary progressive MS (SPMS) can be challenging, and consequently many patients have untreated disease for years before they are appropriately diagnosed. Management can also be difficult due to the heterogen ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

Addressing the Challenges of Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnosis and Management of Progressive MS

Progressive MS is characterized by a steadily increasing, objectively documented course of neurologic disability. The diagnosis of progressive forms of MS, primary progressive MS (PPMS) and secondary progressive MS (SPMS) can be challenging, and consequently many patients have untreated disease for years before they are appropriately diagnosed. Management can also be difficult due to the heterogen ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

Diagnosing and Managing Parkinson's Disease in Older Adults

Parkinson’s 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

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

Undertreatment and mistreatment of Alzheimer’s 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 ...

  • Online Presentation
  • AANP
  • ACCME
  • ANCC

Expired Programs

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

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 ...

  • i-Newsletter i-Newsletter
  • 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. ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • AANP

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 ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • 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. ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

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 ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

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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  • ACCME

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

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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  • 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. ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

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. ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME
  • ACPE

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. ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • 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. ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • 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 ...

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  • ACPE

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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  • 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. ...

  • Online Presentation
  • AANP
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