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In this podcast, psychiatrist Dr. Shirah Vollmer will explore the unique aspects of referring patients to online psychiatry. She will weigh the potential advantages and disadvantages of mental health care moving to an online platform and discuss techniques for providing online mental health care. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 04/27/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


FAQ for ADD & ADHD in Children and Adults: Beyond Stimulants

Controversies around ADHD continue, and higher rates of patients are diagnosed in the U.S., raising concerns about over-diagnosis and treatment. Physicians are often placed in the middle, with the demands of patients for stimulant medications posing a challenge to good care. Conversely, there is more and more evidence for developmentally-based impairments in attention that can respond well to medication. How can we accurately diagnose and treat ADHD with these countervailing forces? A rational, data-based approach is presented including the benefits and side-effects of different approaches, including behavioral strategies. The differential diagnosis is reviewed and cautions around particular "at-risk" populations will be detailed.Guest: Daniel Press, MD

Controversies around ADHD continue, and higher rates of patients are diagnosed in the U.S., raising concerns about over-diagnosis and treatment. Physicians are often placed in the middle, with the demands of patients for stimulant medications posing a challenge to good care. Conversely, there is more and more evidence for developmentally-based impairments in attention that can respond well to medication. How can we accurately diagnose and treat ADHD with these countervailing forces? A rational, data-based approach is presented including the benefits and side-effects of different approaches, including behavioral strategies. The differential diagnosis is reviewed and cautions around particular "at-risk" populations will be detailed.


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In this podcast, psychiatrist Dr. Shirah Vollmer will discuss how those on the front lines can approach the challenges of dealing with death and loss. She will identify coping-skills and practices that healthcare professionals can use to deal with grief and process the emotional burden of their work. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 04/20/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


FAQ for Fad Diets: Keto, Elimination, and More

Guest: Bethany Doerfler, MS, RDN


The Interplay Between Optimizing Heart Failure Management and Delivering Quality Care

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

The clinical course of heart failure is punctuated by multiple episodes of hospitalization,1-3 leading to poor outcomes and high and escalating costs.4,5 This highlights the need to reimagine how heart failure care is delivered. In this episode, featuring Dr Nihar Desai of the Yale School of Medicine, we will explore the interplay between implementing quality improvement initiatives, specifically value-based care models, and optimizing heart failure care.


Heart Failure Hospitalization: Moving Beyond Symptomatic Management to Optimized Care

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

Although heart failure contributes to millions of hospitalizations in the United States each year that significantly impact patient prognosis, treatment is often focused on managing symptoms rather than on optimizing therapy.1,2 In this episode, featuring cardiologist Dr Javed Butler of the University of Mississippi, we will discuss best practices for navigating a heart failure hospitalization, including assessment of the patient’s clinical trajectory and optimization of guideline-directed medical therapy.


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Bacterial vaginosis—especially recurrent BV—can be an ordeal for patients and their healthcare providers. Listen as Dr. Martin Quan provides concise and up-to-date information on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of BV.


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This podcast will review the harms of tobacco products and discuss the growing popularity and dangers of non-cigarette tobacco products. Faculty will discuss the vaping associated lung injury and outline approaches that PCPs can use to help their patients with tobacco cessation.


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This podcast provides a succinct overview of what you need to know to manage osteoporosis confidently, including selecting candidates for treatment, monitoring patients, and the benefits and potential adverse effects of osteoporosis pharmacotherapy.


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This podcast will review updates to the clinical guidelines for the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, tailored specifically to primary care. The discussion will include the diagnosis and basic management of COPD, when to consider escalating and deescalating treatment regimens, and when to consider expert referral.