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Optimizing Immunization in IBD: A Quality Improvement Curriculum, Part 1

This activity simulates a quality improvement initiative to illuminate best practices in the immunization of patients with IBD. ...

  • Mobile + Online on RealCME Mobile + Online on RealCME
  • 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 ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME
  • ANCC

Improving Outcomes in Advanced Gastric Cancer: The Latest Updates in Treatment Strategies and Clinical Research

An estimated 26,370 Americans will be diagnosed with gastric cancer in 2016. Most patients with gastric cancer present with advanced or metastatic disease, for which the prognosis is poor. The 5-year survival rate of patients with all stages of gastric cancer in the United States is approximately 29% and drops into the single digits for patients with stage III or IV disease. However, recent advanc ...

  • Mobile + Online on QuantiaMD Mobile + Online on QuantiaMD
  • 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
  • ANCC

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Identifying and Managing Patients with IBD at Risk for Progressive Disease

Treatment strategies for IBD vary depending on disease type, severity, and patient risk profile. This activity will examine severity and risk assessment, guideline recommended treatment, and patient communication strategies. ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

Primary Care Perspectives: Recognizing and Managing Opioid-Induced Constipation

Constipation is a common adverse effect resulting from opioid medications: an estimated 40% of patients receiving opioids to manage noncancer pain experience opioid-induced constipation (OIC). Unlike other adverse effects of opioids, such as nausea, the severity of OIC rarely diminishes over time and is often dose limiting. As a result, OIC can have a significant negative impact on activities of d ...

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

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 ...

  • 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 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 clinicianís role in identifying/investigating them. It will also examine patient non-adherence to medication and offer suggestions for f ...

  • i-Newsletter
  • AAFP
  • AANP
  • AAPA
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