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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

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis: Strategies for Targeted Care and Multidisciplinary Management

Psoriatic disease can have a substantial negative impact on patients’ quality of life. The treatments for psoriasis and PsA can overlap, although additional measures should be taken in patients with PsA to slow progression of joint damage, manage pain, and promote mobility for optimal quality of life. This activity will provide learners with strategies for effective multidisciplinary management of ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • 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

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

Diagnosis of Pediatric Allergic Asthma

In the United States, 8.6% of children (approximately 6.3 million) have asthma, and ~80% of these children have allergic asthma. This activity will review the epidemiology of pediatric allergic asthma and outline strategies for diagnosis, assessment of severity, and initial therapy. ...

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  • ACCME

Individualized Management of Pediatric Allergic Asthma

An evolving understanding of pediatric allergic asthma’s complex immunopathology is contributing to new treatment paradigms. This activity will examine the impact of asthma phenotypes and endotypes on treatment selection. ...

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  • ACCME

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. ...

  • Mobile + Online on RealCME Mobile + Online on RealCME
  • ACPE

Evolving Paradigms for Insulin Therapy of Type 2 Diabetes
Team-Based Care for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes (Activity 3 of 3)

This activity employs a multidisciplinary panel to examine the various clinical roles in the management of T2DM. ...

  • Mobile + Online on RealCME Mobile + Online on RealCME
  • ACCME

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. ...

  • Mobile + Online on RealCME Mobile + Online on RealCME
  • 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 Online Presentation
  • AANP

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 ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

Evolving Paradigms for Insulin Therapy of Type 2 Diabetes
Management of T2DM: The Role of Insulin (Activity 1 of 3)

This activity examines challenges encountered in the management of T2DM and the many therapeutic options available to clinicians. ...

  • Mobile + Online on RealCME Mobile + Online on RealCME
  • ACCME

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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 ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

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 ...

  • i-Newsletter i-Newsletter
  • ACCME
  • NAPNAP

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 ...

  • i-Newsletter i-Newsletter
  • ACCME
  • NAPNAP

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 ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

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

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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  • ACCME
  • ANCC

Patient-Centered Care in Advanced Prostate Cancer

Recommended treatment options for prostate cancer vary based on disease severity and life expectancy, with traditional approaches including active surveillance, surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). Prostate cancer that progresses despite ADT is known as castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). Until recently, the standard of care for CRPC patients w ...

  • Mobile + Online on QuantiaMD Mobile + Online on QuantiaMD
  • ACCME

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 ...

  • Video Roundtable Video Roundtable
  • ACCME
  • ACPE
  • ANCC

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 ...

  • Video Roundtable Video Roundtable
  • ACCME

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. ...

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

  • i-Newsletter i-Newsletter
  • ACCME
  • ANCC

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 ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • AANP

Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Tailoring Anticoagulation Therapy for Optimal Outcomes

A CPE-certified interactive newsletter with highlights from the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists workshop. Although most AF-related strokes can be prevented with anticoagulation medication, many older adults are not receiving optimal evidence-based therapy for stroke prevention. This activity will address persistent barriers to the appropriate use of anticoagulation therapy for the p ...

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  • ACPE

Targeting B-Cell Lymphomas: The Latest Updates in Therapies, Practice Strategies, and Clinical Research

The standards of care in treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL) are evolving as new therapies receive FDA approval and new evidence provides insight into optimal evidence-based approaches. Several key cellular pathways that drive malignant B-cell development have recently been identified and validated, leading to the development of therapies targeting these pathways. Agents targeting the B-cell ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

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 ...

  • i-Newsletter i-Newsletter
  • ACCME
  • ACPE
  • ANCC

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 ...

  • i-Newsletter i-Newsletter
  • AAFP
  • AANP
  • AAPA

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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  • AAFP
  • AANP
  • AAPA

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 ...

  • i-Newsletter i-Newsletter
  • AAFP
  • AANP
  • AAPA

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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  • AAFP
  • AANP
  • AAPA
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