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Lipoprotein(a) Learning Module

An Adaptive Learning Experience Sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Not for CME/CE CreditThis course is hosted by an external partner. By clicking Launch Course, you will be directed off of Pri-Med.com. Upon completing the activity, you will be prompted to return to Pri-Med.com

Lipoprotein(a) is a genetically determined LDL-C like particle that is uniquely proatherogenic, prothrombotic, and proinflammatory. While emerging therapies are on the horizon, there are no current FDA approved medicinal treatment options for Lp(a). Understanding the prevalence and need to test for Lp(a) will help your patients mitigate potential cardiovascular risks via lifestyle modification and informing clinical practice. This interactive module will cover: • The differences between LDL-C and Lp(a) • Testing and incidence of Lp(a), as well as associated diseases • Cardiovascular risk and risk-enhancing factors that can lead to cardiovascular events • Lifestyle management and risk factor mitigation


1 CME CREDIT

Connecting With Stories—Improving Patient Adherence and Compliance

Episode 11: Bridging the Gap: Conversations with Dr. Hall

1.00 CME

As every healthcare professional knows, the best drug is the one the patient will take. So, how do you improve your patient’s compliance and adherence to a treatment regimen? As Dr. Hall will discuss, the key to success is understanding your patient’s “world-view” and how they think about medicine and why many may prefer alternative medicine. He’ll share with you his secret sauce for engaging and motivating patients: clinical storytelling. He’ll even share the five ingredients that make that story convincing and behavior changing.


0.5 CME CREDIT

With ever-changing information on the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), it is hard to keep the facts straight! Join Drs. Charles Vega and Ty Gluckman as they team up live to discuss the use of the COVID-19 vaccine in two important patient populations: adolescents and pregnant women. You’ll also hear the latest guidance on when to wear a mask.


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1 CME CREDIT

Marijuana, CBD, and the Role of Race in Cannabis Use

Episode 13: Bridging the Gap: Conversations with Dr. Hall

1.00 CME

Cannabis use is an emerging topic in healthcare, but what does the literature say? What do we know about recreational marijuana use across different populations and the implications of this on the utility of medical marijuana for African American individuals? This session Dr. Gregory Hall will give an overview of cannabis products both recreational and pharmaceutical as well as the role of “medical marijuana”.


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0.5 CME CREDIT

With ever-changing information on the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), it is hard to keep the facts straight! There’s new information about vaccines daily but it can be challenging to keep up. Join Drs. Charles Vega and Ty Gluckman as they team up live to discuss vaccines for children 5-11 years old, and vaccine-associated Myocarditis.


Primary Care Pulse: Live on November 17, 2020

Pri-Med's new weekly CME/CE web series, Primary Care Pulse, features live conversations about timely topics and concerns facing primary care clinicians.


Primary Care Pulse: Live on November 17, 2020

Pri-Med's new weekly CME/CE web series, Primary Care Pulse, features live conversations about timely topics and concerns facing primary care clinicians.


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Addressing Low Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease in At-Risk Patients

Industry Webcast Sponsored by Labcorp; Not for CME/CE Credit


Primary Care Pulse: Live on November 17, 2020

Pri-Med's new weekly CME/CE web series, Primary Care Pulse, features live conversations about timely topics and concerns facing primary care clinicians.


CardiologyNOW: A Pri-Med Virtual Conference

Enjoy live and interactive sessions on cardiology topics relevant to your daily practice. Register today for our latest virtual CME Conference.


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