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0.75 CME CREDIT

This lecture will provide a comprehensive overview of contraceptive options for women of child-bearing ages. The significance and impact of prescribing practices on women will be discussed highlighting the importance of reproductive planning in all female patients with childbearing potential. Principles of effective contraceptive counseling will be outlined. Risks, benefits and medical indications for various contraceptive methods will be reviewed. Initiation and management of noncompliance with various contraceptive methods will also be discussed. A practical approach to management of contraceptive side effects will be discussed as well as risk/benefit assessments in choice of most appropriate contraceptive options.


0.25 CME CREDIT

This podcast will provide an update on the medical literature and practice guidelines pertaining to exercise. Participants will deepen their understanding of the physical and mental health benefits of exercise and will examine the evidence for a variety of common approaches to exercise (cardiovascular, strength training, high intensity interval training). Barriers to participation in exercise regimens – both for patients and providers – will be explored.


0.75 CME CREDIT

With the widespread accessibility to information on the Internet, much of which is not necessarily evidence-based, it appears that patients are more frequently consulting with their caregivers about vague somatic complaints that they think are due to exposure to various microbial organisms. Chronic Lyme disease has become a favorite disease due to some well-publicized celebrities announcing that they are suffering from this disorder. Patients also complain from the effects of mold exposure (“Toxic mold”), parasite infestations (delusions of parasitosis or Morgellon disease), among others. Patients can be very insistent, demanding therapies that are not supported by evidence. This presentation will assist practitioners as to how to appropriately diagnose and counsel patients about these various disorders.


Assessing Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Industry Webcast Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC; Not for CME/CE Credit

Dr. John Anderson and Dr. Pam Taub discuss the impact of cardiovascular risk factors on patients with type 2 diabetes, and how leading medical associations prioritize cardiovascular risk in patient care.


0.25 CME CREDIT

Lifestyle management has proven effective for addressing modifiable health risks, but can be challenging for patients to implement and maintain. This session will focus on wellness coaching as an important component of healthy living, both for patients and providers. Participants will learn about the benefits of engaging patients in health and wellness coaching, and will discuss strategies for incorporating this practice into their own patient care setting(s).


0.25 CME CREDIT

Through fifteen quick-hitting cases, this session will review select dermatologic rashes and neoplasms, both benign and malignant, that are commonly encountered by primary care physicians. Clinical descriptions of acne, alopecia areata, atopic dermatitis/eczema, lichen planus, pityriasis rosea, psoriasis, rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis, stasis dermatitis, tinea cruris/corporis/unguium, acrochordon, cherry angioma, seborrheic keratosis, actinic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma are provided, followed by suggestions for treatment and management within the scope of primary care. Recommendations as to when to refer patients to Dermatology are noted. Reference atlas, textbook, website, and mobile application recommendations are also provided.


Coffee with Chopra: Episode 5
0.5 CME CREDIT

Advances in Men’s Health in the Last 25 Years

Episode 5: Coffee with Chopra

0.50 CME

Join Dr. Sanjiv Chopra in this installment of Coffee with Chopra, as he interviews urologist and author, Dr. Abraham Morgentaler, about topics relevant to Men’s Health including prostate cancer, male sexuality, testosterone replacement therapy, and the concept of “male menopause”.


Close to the Heart: The Impact of Cardiovascular Disease on Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Industry Podcast Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Not for CME/CE Credit

Dr. Eden Miller and Dr. James O’Keefe discuss the effect of cardiovascular disease on mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes, and the need for a collaborative approach to patient care.


The Impact of Cardiovascular Disease on Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Industry Webcast Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC; Not for CME/CE Credit

Dr. John Anderson and Dr. Pam Taub discuss the effect of cardiovascular disease on mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes, and the need for a collaborative approach to patient care.


Effects of Long-Term Exposure to Persistently Elevated LDL-C

Industry Podcast Sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, US Medical Affairs; Not for CME/CE Credit

This podcast discusses the effects of long-term exposure to persistently elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) on risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Four health care providers offer their perspectives from the fields of family medicine, internal medicine, cardiology, and endocrinology.


Cardiovascular Safety in Type 2 Diabetes

Industry Webcast Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC; Not for CME/CE Credit

Listen as Dr. John Anderson and Dr. Pam Taub discuss how diabetes can affect cardiovascular health. These key experts will also review key cardiovascular outcomes trials and their impact on treatment guidance for patients with type 2 diabetes.


Telemedicine and the Virtual Care of Heart Disease

Industry Podcast Sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, US Medical Affairs; Not for CME/CE Credit

This podcast discusses the evolving role of telemedicine in the virtual care of cardiovascular disease. Best practices for telemedicine and conducting virtual visits in the cardiology sub-specialty are described.