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FAQ for HIV Update for the Non-ID Specialist: What Every Clinician Needs to Know

This case-based, interactive lecture will cover the current epidemiology of HIV in the United States, and then focus on issues critical for the primary care provider - HIV testing, identification of acute infection, initiating a baseline work-up, and understanding the basics of antiretroviral therapy. HIV prevention will be covered citing both the pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis strategies.Guest: Paul E. Sax, MD

This case-based, interactive lecture will cover the current epidemiology of HIV in the United States, and then focus on issues critical for the primary care provider - HIV testing, identification of acute infection, initiating a baseline work-up, and understanding the basics of antiretroviral therapy. HIV prevention will be covered citing both the pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis strategies.


FAQ for To Be or Not to Be Gluten Free: Food Elimination Diets for Allergies, Intolerances and Wellness

Increasing numbers of patients are talking with their health care professionals about specialized diets and testing for allergies and food sensitivities as part of their overall wellness plan. Good diet quality is a well-recognized element of lifestyle medicine, but there is growing confusion among medical professionals and consumers about "good" foods and if they should eliminate certain foods from their diet. This talk will cover several of the popular media approaches to healthy living, including diets like Gluten Free, Whole 30, Ketogenic, as well as relevant data for health-related outcomes for each. The differences between allergic bowel disorders and intolerances will be discussed. Clinical and nutritional counseling tips will be provided.Guest: Bethany Doerfler, MS, RDN

Increasing numbers of patients are talking with their health care professionals about specialized diets and testing for allergies and food sensitivities as part of their overall wellness plan. Good diet quality is a well-recognized element of lifestyle medicine, but there is growing confusion among medical professionals and consumers about "good" foods and if they should eliminate certain foods from their diet. This talk will cover several of the popular media approaches to healthy living, including diets like Gluten Free, Whole 30, Ketogenic, as well as relevant data for health-related outcomes for each. The differences between allergic bowel disorders and intolerances will be discussed. Clinical and nutritional counseling tips will be provided.


0.5 CME CREDIT

Get your questions answered by an expert faculty in Infectious Disease. You ask: we listen. You will learn practical solutions to common clinical challenges and tips to apply the latest knowledge in practice. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on February 7, 2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.


FAQ for Medical Marijuana: Weeding Fact from Fiction

This talk will review the impact of cannabis use and legalization of it in clinical practice.Guest: Panagiota Caralis, MD, JD, FACP

This talk will review the impact of cannabis use and legalization of it in clinical practice.


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In the sixth episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will interview a patient who recently recovered from COVID-19. This patient will share his experience from diagnosis to recovery, including thoughts on his interaction with the healthcare system during this unique time. This session aims to give clinicians a better understanding of the patient perspective, and helps us recognize where there is potential for improvement in caring for patients with COVID-19. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 05/07/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


0.25 CME CREDIT

This podcast can help you to differentiate between normal age-related memory decline, mild cognitive impairment, and dementia so that you can diagnose your patients with memory loss correctly and provide them with the best management for their condition.


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In the seventh episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will start off a multi-episode spanning discussion on COVID-19 treatment by analyzing recent evidence of antiviral therapies. They will also review the current recommendations regarding their use in patients with COVID-19. Therapies to be discussed in this episode will include: • Convalescent Plasma • Camostat Mesilate • Lopinavir/Ritonavir • Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine • Remdesivir Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 05/14/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


0.25 CME CREDIT

Fall on an outstretched hand (FOOSH) is among the most common injuries seen by primary care providers. Yet, an insufficient evaluation or incomplete differential can lead to a missed diagnosis and significant morbidity for patients. This podcast provides a quick-hitting discussion of the evaluation and management of a FOOSH injury in a 20-year-old skateboarder.


The Clinical Progression of Heart Failure: Can You Recognize the Signs of Worsening Disease?

Industry Podcast Sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Not for CME/CE Credit

The clinical course of heart failure is progressive and often involves periods of disease worsening that can be challenging to identify for both patients and their health care providers.1-4 In this episode, featuring cardiologist Dr Lee Goldberg of the University of Pennsylvania, we will discuss key aspects of the clinical assessment of heart failure worsening and progression in the outpatient setting and emphasize the importance of optimizing guideline-directed medical therapy in patients with worsening heart failure as well as in those with stable disease.


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In the ninth episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will discuss ongoing treatment considerations and controversies. They will review the potential role of steroids and vitamins in treating and preventing COVID-19, as well as the safety of commonly used medications including ibuprofen, ARBs, and ACE inhibitors in patients with or at risk for COVID-19. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 5/28/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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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).