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Infant Sleep Safety: AAP Recommendations Explained - Frankly Speaking EP 32

In the US, about 3500 infants die annually due to sleep related deaths including SIDS, accidental strangulation, and suffocation. The AAP has recently updated its evidence-based practice recommendations in an effort to further reduce the risk of sleep related infant deaths. Join us as we discuss the implications of these guidelines – what are the barriers and practice strategies to help your families promote healthy sleep environments for their infants. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

In the US, about 3500 infants die yearly due to sleep related deaths, from SIDS, accidental strangulation and suffocation during sleep. The rate has remained unchanged since the 1990s when there was an initial decrease. The AAP has updated its EBP guidelines to reflect new evidence to further reduce the risk of sleep related infant deaths. Join us as we discuss the implications of these guidelines – what are the barriers and practice strategies to help your families promote healthy sleep environments for their infants


New Simpler HPV Vaccine Schedule - Frankly Speaking EP 21

HPV immunization has been recommended for pre-teens and teens for over a decade, however vaccination rates remain low. In October 2016 the CDC changed their recommendations to 2 doses of HPV vaccine in teens before their 15th birthday (from 3 doses), does this make it easier for completion? Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

HPV immunization has been recommended for pre-teens and teens for over a decade, however vaccination rates remain low. In October 2016 the CDC changed their recommendations to 2 doses of HPV vaccine in teens before their 15th birthday (from 3 doses), does this make it easier for completion?


Tattooing and Body Modification: From Risky to Mainstream – What Are the Implications for Patient Care? - Frankly Speaking EP 43

In this episode, we discuss the first evidence-based guidelines by the American Academy of Pediatrics on body modification, piercing, and scarification, including complications and assessment of risk. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

In this session we discuss the first EB guidelines by the AAP on body modification, piercing and scarification, including complications and assessment of risk


Late Breaking News: Let's Talk About Alcohol Consumption and Health Outcomes - Frankly Speaking EP 31

Alcohol consumption correlates to a variety of health outcomes, some adverse while others are improved. In this episode, we’ll review recent publications like the UK Whitehall II Observational Cohort Study and discuss how moderate alcohol consumption may have an adverse effect on the CNS while also having other protective effects on heart disease and all-cause mortality. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

In this session we’ll review a recently published study on the moderate consumption of alcohol and its effect on the brain. Best practices will be discussed.


Are Short-term Corticosteroids Dangerous? - Frankly Speaking EP 20

Corticosteroids are often prescribed for short-term use for conditions such as asthma exacerbation, contact dermatitis, gout, and Bell’s palsy. Adverse effects from chronic use of corticosteroids is well known, but many clinicians believe that the risk of significant adverse effects from short-term use is minimal. A recent retrospective cohort study was done reviewing the records of 1.5 million adults to assess the adverse effects of treatment with corticosteroids for less than 30 days. Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD

Corticosteroids are often prescribed for short-term use for conditions such as asthma exacerbation, contact dermatitis, gout, and Bell’s palsy. Adverse effects from chronic use of corticosteroids is well known, but many clinicians believe that the risk of significant adverse effects from short-term use is minimal. A recent retrospective cohort study was done reviewing the records of 1.5 million adults to assess the adverse effects of treatment with corticosteroids for less than 30 days.


‘Tis the Season … for Depression; Get Your Patients Moving. - Frankly Speaking EP 42

How much exercise makes a difference in the primary prevention of depression and anxiety? Find out in this podcast, which will provide insights from Norway’s HUNT cohort study that followed a healthy cohort of 33,908 individuals for 11 years. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

How much exercise makes a difference in the primary prevention of depression and anxiety? Find out in this podcast which will provide insights from Norway’s HUNT cohort study that followed a healthy cohort of 33,908 individuals for 11 years.


Help Me with My Headache—Please! - Frankly Speaking EP 30

Migraine headaches can severely impact your patients’ quality of life, and as prescribers, we have a lot of options to offer. Listen to this podcast episode for a review of the latest guidelines, best practices, and common approaches to treatment. Guest: Jill Terrien, PhD

Migraine headaches are expensive: in lost work, productivity but most importantly your patients’ quality of life. As prescribers, we have a lot of options to offer. A review of the latest guidelines, best practices and common approaches to treatment will be discussed.


Alternate-day Fasting for Weight Loss - Frankly Speaking EP 19

Is Alternate-day Fasting the future of weight loss? Maybe not... Guest: Jill M. Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

Is Alternate day fasting the future of weight loss? Maybe not….


Do Corticosteroids Decrease the Pain of Acute Pharyngitis? - Frankly Speaking EP 18

When patients present with symptoms of a sore throat, an option for managing the pain that is sometimes used is corticosteroids. A randomized trial of a 1-time dose of 10 mg in patients with moderate to severe pharyngitis who were deemed to not need antibiotics found higher rates of symptom resolution at 48 hours. Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD

When patients present with symptoms of a sore throat, an option for managing the pain that is sometimes used is corticosteroids. A randomized trial of a 1-time dose of 10 mg in patients with moderate to severe pharyngitis who were deemed to not need antibiotics found higher rates of symptom resolution at 48 hours.


Practical Approaches to the New Guidelines on Breast Cancer Screening - Frankly Speaking EP 29

Major agencies have made some significant changes to routine breast cancer screening over the past few years. As new evidence comes out – best practice changes to reflect these findings. Applying these changes to your practice can be challenging. Join Frank, Jill and Susan as they discuss, compare and contrast the most recent evidence based guidelines from ACS, ACOG and USPSTF and offer some strategies on how to apply to your patients. Guests: Susan Feeney, DNP, Jill Terrien, PhD

Major agencies have made some significant changes to routine breast cancer screening over the past few years. As new evidence comes out – best practice changes to reflect these findings. Applying these changes to your practice can be challenging. Join Frank, Jill and Susan as they discuss, compare and contrast the most recent EBG from ACS, ACOG and USPSTF and offer some strategies on how to apply to your patients.


Is Oxygen Helpful for Patients with Acute Stroke? - Frankly Speaking EP 41

For patients with acute stroke without baseline hypoxia, supplemental oxygen can be both beneficial and harmful. Listen to this episode to learn about the latest data from a large randomized trial. Guest: Alan Ehrlich, MD

For patients with acute stroke without baseline hypoxia, supplemental oxygen has potential benefits but also potential harms. We will review the latest data from a large randomized trial.


Contraception: The Pill Needs to Share - Frankly Speaking EP 17

Sensitive and important conversations with your adolescent population include contraceptive options. How do long acting reversible contraceptive methods (LARC’s) fit into your conversation? Let’s discuss a recent review and update your talk! Guest: Jill M. Terrien PhD

Sensitive and important conversations with your adolescent population include contraceptive options. How do long acting reversible contraceptive methods (LARC’s) fit into your conversation? Let’s discuss a recent review and update your talk!