In this podcast, infectious disease specialist Dr. Woc-Colburn answers your questions from the past few weeks with a focus on COVID-19 symptoms and atypical presentations. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 04/29/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Get your questions answered by expert faculty in Nephrology. You ask: we listen. You will learn practical solutions to common clinical challenges and tips to apply the latest knowledge in practice. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on February 7, 2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Skilled nursing facilities experienced some of the first clusters of COVID-19 outbreaks in the United States. In this episode, geriatrician Lee Lindquist will discuss how the characteristics of COVID-19 and the policies surrounding testing contributed to the spread of the virus in skilled nursing facilities. She will outline practical policies that skilled nursing facilities can implement to protect their patients and staff, and stop the spread of infection within their facilities. Lastly, she will discuss opportunities for policy changes moving forward to prevent future outbreaks in these vulnerable settings. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 05/18/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Lack of in-person social encounters and out-of-the-house activities are difficult for anyone but can be especially detrimental for our elderly patients and family. In this podcast, geriatrician Lee Lindquist, MD, will discuss ways to help older adults during shelter-in-place and social distancing. She will review methods to stimulate cognition, encourage socialization, and describe activities to do from a distance. She will discuss pointers for maintaining physical and emotional well-being in this population, which can apply to any period where an older adult is homebound.
In this podcast, geriatrician Lee Lindquist, MD will answer frequently asked questions about how COVID-19 is impacting older adults. She will explain some of the unique issues with testing seniors for COVID-19 and explore the challenges in long-term care settings during an infectious disease outbreak. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 05/04/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
What Does Exercise Have to Do with It: What Is the Relationship Between a Healthy Lifestyle and Genetic Risk of Dementia? - Frankly Speaking EP 138
Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP Music Credit: Richard Onorato
Genetic and lifestyle risk factors have been implicated in the development of Alzheimer’s dementia (AD) as well as other subtypes of dementia. Specific genetic protein mutations have been identified in individuals who develop AD. There is also an abundant amount of evidence that suggests the risk of dementia can be reduced by avoiding tobacco smoking, limiting alcohol consumption, keeping physically active, and maintaining a healthy diet. Join our discussion of a recent study that shows a healthy lifestyle is associated with decreased risk of dementia in those with both low and high genetic risk.
Guest: Alan M. Ehrlich, MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato
Acute low back pain is a common problem and a frequent cause of inability to work. Although there are many treatments available, they often provide limited relief and have accompanying side effects. Listen to this episode to hear about how using certain vitamins may act as an adjunct treatment to speed recovery of acute low back pain.
Episode 1: Coffee with Chopra
Join Dr. Sanjiv Chopra, hepatologist, author, speaker, and thought leader as he interviews his guest, Dr. Martin Abrahamson, endocrinologist and associate professor at Harvard Medical School as they discuss major advances in diabetes as well as the promise of stem cell treatment, diet and weight loss in patients with diabetes, and advances in continuous glucose monitoring. The pair will end their conversation discussing what they have learned from patients over the years.
In this podcast, psychiatrist Dr. Shirah Vollmer will discuss at-home tools for managing mental health during COVID-19. She will discuss cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness strategies, and medication options. Clinicians can use these tools to help their own mental health as well as provide recommendations for their patients.
“Make it Stop!” – can a simple and quick intervention help improve quit rates in your patients who smoke? - Frankly Speaking EP 168
Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BCMusic Credit: Richard Onorato
A recent RCT from Hong Kong found that a brief 1-minute standardized intervention (based on the AWARD Model and self-determination theory) was more effective than giving printed smoking cessation materials to semi-urgent and non-urgent emergency department patients at smoking abstinence at 12 months. Join us as we discuss the implications of this study on your practice and care of individuals who smoke.
Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-CMusic Credit: Richard Onorato
During this episode, we will review some of the recent data on Vitamin D supplementation and its association with cardiovascular outcomes, falls, vertigo, and general health.
This lecture will focus on the problem of chronic pain, its burden on the patient, and the societal consequences that result from mismanagement. The faculty will present strategies for pharmacologic (opioid and non-opioid) and nonpharmacologic management of chronic pain and the evidence behind them. With improved insight into controlling and managing opioid therapy as well as medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder, you can help protect your patients from the opioid epidemic. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on February 8, 2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.