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Hypercholesteremia is highly prevalent in the U.S. and strongly associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Yet, only about 55% of U.S. adults appropriate for cholesterol lowering therapy are currently taking it. What do primary care providers need to know to improve the care of the many individuals with hypercholesterolemia that you see daily in clinical practice? Join Dr. Ty Gluckman in this webcast to find out.


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In the sixteenth episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will discuss how blood type may influence immune response and what impact it could have on risk of COVID-19 infection and severity. Faculty will also discuss the data on renin-angiotensin-aldosterone inhibitor use in COVID-19. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 08/04/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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Every year, one in ten people worldwide experience a foodborne infection caused by a broad range of pathogens, from common enteric viruses and bacteria to less familiar parasites. There are many factors influencing the modern burden of foodborne illness: our increasingly global food supply, the ongoing changes in food production, consumer tastes, food safety practices, the growing number of vulnerable and/or immunosuppressed hosts, and even climate change. This talk will summarize the modern ecology of foodborne disease, describe the clinical presentation of common foodborne pathogens and update you several foodborne parasites currently emerging in the United States. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 9/12/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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Geriatric Update: Cognitive Decline and Polypharmacy

1.50 CME/MOC
1.50 AANP | 0.75 Pharmacology

As we see more patients with cognitive impairment, understanding the real-world care for this population is vital. This lecture will review the most efficient means of assessing cognitive impairment, examine common issues in caring for the older adult with cognitive impairment, and discuss pharmacologic/non-pharmacologic means of treating patients. Dr. Lindquist will also address updates on what medications are useless/useful and what testing should be avoided. Polypharmacy is common among older adults and associated with adverse outcomes. This case-based session will review how to avoid inappropriate prescribing, recognize adverse drug events, and identify opportunities to deprescribe. Dr. Bradley will review recent literature updates that inform our prescribing practices including the 2019 AGS Beers criteria. Tips to enhance safe medication use will be shared. The updates will be followed by an “Ask the Expert” session with Drs. Lindquist and Bradley where they will review common questions and take questions from attendees.


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In the twentieth episode of Pri-Med’s web series on COVID-19, approach one of the most common questions about COVID-19 during this time; is it safe to travel? This session will review the current data on in flight transmission and evaluate the efficacy of current travel restrictions. Faculty will also explore how telehealth uptake has boomed with the pandemic and how this has provided both improvements and drawbacks to the health care system and to patients.


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Coronary artery calcium can be a valuable tool to measure cardiovascular risk and to inform the treatment of hyperlipidemia in appropriately selected individuals. Join Dr. Ty Gluckman as he discusses the history, predictive value, and most effective use of coronary artery calcium.


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Introduction to Patient-Centered Clinical Care for African Americans

Episode 1: Bridging the Gap: Conversations with Dr. Hall

1.00 CME

In this session, Dr. Gregory Hall will provide a foundation of information including current statistics and demographics of African Americans’ health. He will review trust and bias issues as well as their origins in the history of healthcare of African Americans. Finally, he will provide some examples of important differences in the clinical care of African Americans as he sets the stage for more detailed discussion in future sessions of this monthly webcast. Dr. Hall is a Primary Care Physician and an expert in Black American Health and Healthcare. He is the former chair of the Ohio Commission on Minority Health, Director of the National Center for African American Health, Research, Education and Policy at Cleveland State University, and Author of “Patient-Centered Clinical Care for African Americans: A Concise, Evidence-Based Guide to Important Differences and Better Outcomes”. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 07/14/2021 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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Join Dr. Frank Domino as he discusses an evidence-based approach to diagnosing and managing a condition frequently seen in primary care practice: shoulder pain. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on August 26th, 2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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Cannabis use continues to rise in the United States, driven by expansion of laws legalizing recreational and medical use. With this increased use comes an increase in side effects, such as lung injuries from vaping and a rise in cannabis use disorder. We will discuss what practitioners should know about vaping and cannabis use, and what they should tell their patients. This session will also inform the attendees the most recent clinical and radiographic findings in patients diagnosed with e-cigarette and vaping associated acute lung injury.


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Panel Discussion: Cases and Controversies in Nephrology

1.00 CME/MOC
1.00 AANP | 0.60 Pharmacology

Nephrology can be a challenging topic for primary care providers. In this panel discussion, nephrologists Rajeev Raghavan, MD and Melanie Hoeing, MD will provide concise practice-changing pearls to help you better manage your patients with kidney disease.


The nation is facing competing public health issues: the need to treat a large number of Americans with acute and chronic pain versus the crisis of prescription opioid abuse. Pri-Med’s Strategies for Effective Pain Management curriculum focuses on improving practitioners’ ability to recognize, diagnose, and classify pain; educating clinicians on the full spectrum of pain management options, including non-opioid pharmacologic interventions; and providing risk reduction strategies through integration of opioids into individualized pain management plans. Clinicians will learn to recognize signs and symptoms of opioid dependence and abuse to manage patients’ pain and medication use optimally. This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from the Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies. Please see https://ce.opioidanalgesicrems.com/RpcCEUI/rems/pdf/resources/List_of_RPC_Companies.pdf for a listing of REMS Program Companies. This activity is intended to be fully compliant with the Opioid Analgesic REMS education requirements issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


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In the age of COVID-19 it is more important than ever that clinicians take stock of their own stress levels and learn to manage them. Join Dr. Anne Jacobson and Dr Chuck Vega as they discuss strategies you can use to build mindfulness, self-compassion, and self-care to cope with the stresses of clinical practice and avoid burnout. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 12/15/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.