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Top Questions in Depression and ADHD

1.00 CME/MOC
1.00 AANP | 0.50 Pharmacology

What do primary care providers need to know about depression and ADHD? Join expert faculty as they review important questions they get asked about these topics!


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Top Questions I Get Asked…Contraception and Menopause

1.00 CME/MOC
1.00 AANP | 1.00 Pharmacology

What do primary care providers need to know about contraception and menopause? Join expert faculty as they review important questions they get asked about these topics!


Should You Use Budesonide-Formoterol as Needed for Mild Asthma? - Frankly Speaking EP 83

In this episode, we will discuss using an inhaled steroid twice a day to control mild asthma symptoms, versus using the combination budesonide and formoterol. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

Mild persistent asthma is traditionally treated with a single preventative agent, like a medium dose inhaled.


Changing Immunization Practices: 2-Dose Vaccines - Frankly Speaking EP 63

Immunization practices are constantly in flux as new vaccines are approved and guidelines are updated. Recently, the FDA approved a 2-dose hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine and a new 2-dose herpes zoster (HZ) vaccine. Additionally, the CDC now recommends a 2-dose human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine schedule, a change from the previous recommendation for a 3-dose schedule. This session will discuss the changing landscape of immunization practices and recent changes to recommendations. Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP

Immunization practices are constantly in flux as new vaccines are approved and guidelines are updated. Recently, the FDA approved a 2-dose hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine and a new 2-dose herpes zoster (HZ) vaccine. Additionally, the CDC now recommends a 2-dose human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine schedule, a change from the previous recommendation for a 3-dose schedule. This session will discuss the changing landscape of immunization practices and recent changes to recommendations.


Put That Finger Down! The End of the Screening Rectal Exam - Frankly Speaking EP 73

Listen to this week’s podcast episode to learn about a meta-analysis showing no benefit to rectal examinations in men. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

Listen to this week’s podcast episode to learn about a meta-analysis showing no benefit to rectal examinations in men.


Don’t Make Me Exercise – Give Me Some Tea & a Pill! - Frankly Speaking EP 72

A recent AHA presentation offered data that showed an overwhelming amount of patients would prefer to take a pill or drink tea rather than exercise to lower their BP. This begs the questions: How much does drinking tea lower BP? Does exercise help those with primary HTN or resistant HTN who are already on medication? Finally, how do we get our patients to exercise? Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP

A recent AHA presentation offered data that patients overwhelming would prefer to take a pill or drink tea, rather than exercise to lower their BP! This begs the question how much does tea drinking lower BP and does exercise help those with primary HTN or resistant HTN who are already on medication and finally, how do we get our patients to exercise!


I’ve Got Rhythm: Catheter Ablation Therapy for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure - Frankly Speaking EP 62

Management of patients with atrial fibrillation has long centered on the relative merits of rate control versus rhythm control. The CASTLE-AF trial evaluated catheter ablation as a treatment for patients with both heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and atrial fibrillation. Listen to this week’s podcast episode to learn about the results of this new trial and how the catheter ablation impacted clinical outcomes. Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD

Management of patients with atrial fibrillation has long centered on the relative merits of rate control versus rhythm control. The CASTLE-AF trial evaluated catheter ablation as a treatment for patients with both heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and atrial fibrillation. Listen to this week’s podcast episode to learn about the results of this new trial and how the catheter ablation impacted clinical outcomes.


How to Best Treat Cognitive Impairment – 2018 AAN Recommendations - Frankly Speaking EP 61

In this week’s episode, we’ll be continuing the discussion on the AAN’s updated practice guideline on mild cognitive impairment. Last week’s podcast episode provided an overview of the updated practice guideline, and this week’s episode focuses on treatment recommendations. Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP

In this week’s episode, we’ll be continuing the discussion on the AAN’s updated practice guideline on mild cognitive impairment. Last week’s podcast episode provided an overview of the updated practice guideline, and this week’s episode focuses on treatment recommendations.


Mom, Do I Have to Practice the Piano Again? The Benefit of Music Instruction on Executive Function - Frankly Speaking EP 71

Listen to this week's episode to learn about a randomized trial of children in music vs. visual arts instruction. Music instruction led to improvements in verbal intelligence, executive functions, and academic performance. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

Listen to this week's episode to learn about a randomized trial of children in music vs. visual arts instruction. Music instruction led to improvements in verbal intelligence, executive functions, and academic performance.


Screening for Dementia; Better Than MMSE (Mini Mental Status Exam) - Frankly Speaking EP 60

The American Academy of Neurology recently published the first updated practice guideline on mild cognitive impairment since 2001. Listen to this week’s episode for an overview of the updated practice guideline, which includes a systematic review of prevalence, prognosis, screening, and treatment research with clear recommendations for practicing clinicians. Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP

The American Academy of Neurology recently published the first updated practice guideline on mild cognitive impairment since 2001. Listen to this week’s episode for an overview of the updated practice guideline, which includes a systematic review of prevalence, prognosis, screening, and treatment research with clear recommendations for practicing clinicians


Hot Flashes, Night Sweats, and Insomnia: Will I Ever Sleep Through the Night Again? - Frankly Speaking EP 70

This episode will review The Menopause Strategies: Finding Lasting Answers for Symptoms and Health (MsFLASH) series of 4 randomized controlled trials, pooling individual data that will provide guidance for discussing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic options for your peri- and postmenopausal patients. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

This session will review The Menopause Strategies: Finding Lasting Answers for Symptoms and Health (MsFLASH) series of 4 randomized controlled trials pooling individual data that will provide guidance for clinicians in discussing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic options for their peri and postmenopausal patients.


More Than Beauty: Length and Quality of Sleep and Its Impact on CV Risk Factors in Teens - Frankly Speaking EP 82

It has been fairly established that short duration of sleep is associated with obesity in teens and adults; however, the impact of quantity and quality of sleep has not been as well established. A cross-sectional study by Feliciano et al. found that longer and better sleep was associated with better cardiometabolic profiles in early adolescence – independent of other factors. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

It has been fairly established that short duration of sleep is associated with obesity in teens and adults; however, the impact of quantity and quality of sleep has not been as well established. A cross-sectional study by Feliciano et al. found that longer and better sleep was associated with better cardiometabolic profiles in early adolescence – independent of other factors.