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COVID-19 has shown more severe infections and increased mortality in the older adult. In this podcast, geriatrician Lee Lindquist, MD, will discuss how the body of older adults is different, and why this increases seniors’ risk for infection and complications from COVID-19. She will review action items for clinicians treating older adults to prevent and manage COVID-19 infection in the unique needs of the geriatric population. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 04/23/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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.


FAQ for Primary Care Provider’s Guide to Autism

Many families worry about autism, even when their child’s development seems to be on track. Families also wonder about vaccine safety and hesitate to follow the recommended guidelines for vaccine administration. This interactive large-group session is designed to help primary care providers to understand whether there is an increase in autism, how to recognize autism in a primary care setting, where to refer, and how to discuss vaccine safety with families.Guest: Jeffrey P. Brosco, MD, PhD

Many families worry about autism, even when their child’s development seems to be on track. Families also wonder about vaccine safety and hesitate to follow the recommended guidelines for vaccine administration. This interactive large-group session is designed to help primary care providers to understand whether there is an increase in autism, how to recognize autism in a primary care setting, where to refer, and how to discuss vaccine safety with families.


Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: Common, Serious, and Treatable

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

Although heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is common and increasing in prevalence, persistent misconceptions, including a perceived lack of therapeutic options, limit its effective management.1,2 In this episode, featuring cardiologist Dr. John Ryan of the University of Utah, we will counteract these misconceptions through exploration of various HFpEF patient profiles, covering key aspects of HFpEF diagnosis and optimal management in inpatient and outpatient settings.


FAQ for the Pharmacotherapy of Alcohol and Opioid Use Disorders

In the U.S., about 15.1 million people have an alcohol use disorder and about 4.8 million misuse opioids. This session focuses on the pharmacotherapy of alcohol and opioid use disorders. The faculty will describe and contrast naltrexone and acamprosate treatments for alcohol use disorder and discuss the use of buprenorphine/naloxone to treat opioid use disorder.Guest: Petros Levounis, MD, MA

In the U.S., about 15.1 million people have an alcohol use disorder and about 4.8 million misuse opioids. This session focuses on the pharmacotherapy of alcohol and opioid use disorders. The faculty will describe and contrast naltrexone and acamprosate treatments for alcohol use disorder and discuss the use of buprenorphine/naloxone to treat opioid use disorder.


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In this podcast, infectious disease specialist Dr. Woc-Colburn answers your questions from the past few weeks with a focus on COVID-19 transmission and what precautions to follow as we return to the “new normal”. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 6/3/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


FAQ for What's New in Obesity Management?

Guest: Robert F. Kushner, MD, FACP


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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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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.