In the twenty-first episode of Pri-Med’s web series on COVID-19, faculty will provide some insight into a newly relevant COVID-19 treatment; monoclonal antibodies. Current events have shown a light on monoclonal antibodies and faculty will distinguish this treatment from convalescent plasma and hyperimmune globulin, as well as explain how it is made and might work against COVID-19. The second topic of this webcast will focus on mental health its status as we approach a year into a pandemic. Faculty will also discuss some recent data on the impact that mindfulness programs might have as an intervention to improve mental health.
Join Dr. Ty Gluckman as he dives deeper into the treatment of atrial fibrillation. This program will focus on rate and rhythm control and the pivotal role they play in alleviating symptoms of AF. Dr. Gluckman will discuss factors that would guide clinical decision making towards a strategy that focuses on rate vs rhythm control.
In the nineteenth episode of Pri-Med’s web series on COVID-19, faculty will explore recent reports of subclinical myocarditis among those that have recovered from COVID-19. Faculty will also discuss how, as we move into flu season, we can understand the differences in COVID-19 and influenza when it comes to symptoms and outcomes in both the adult and pediatric populations.
In this podcast, Dr. Matthew Drake, a pulmonary and critical care medicine specialist at Oregon Health & Science University, will answer questions regarding diagnosis, evaluation and management of severe asthma. He will review how to identify and evaluate patients with severe asthma, and will describe newer treatments available for patients with specific subtypes of severe asthma. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 5/29/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Watch this virtual patient case study involving sequential telemedicine encounters between noted neurologist, Dr. Rashmi Halker Singh, and a young woman with 10 years of migraine whose attacks have recently worsened. Through the telemedicine encounters, Dr. Halker Singh provides practical tips about assessment and individualized treatment, including pharmacologic therapy and patient self-management strategies to optimize chronic migraine management.
PrimaryCareNOW: A Pri-Med Virtual Conference.
Your patient is ready for you! In this interactive activity, you will be guided through the case of a patient with COPD via a series of questions and complementary videos. Questions will test your strengths and weaknesses around COPD management, with some questions and feedback tailored directly to your management choices. After each question, you will be presented with learning moments designed to help increase your confidence managing patients with COPD and reducing risk of COPD exacerbations. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of 10/1/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
This program addresses the challenges of diagnosing and treating primary headache disorders in the time of COVID-19, including factors like social distancing and maintaining patient adherence. The discussion will feature a patient with chronic migraine, along with two medical experts–a headache specialist and a primary care physician– who will differentiate between migraine and cluster headache based on burden and presentation. A particular focus will be on individualizing treatment paradigms for patients with migraine disorders. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on [September 12, 2020], and they are subject to change as new information is published.
In this podcast, cardiologist Ty Gluckman will take a deep dive into the cardiology benefits of glucagon like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RA). He will review the clinical trial data which has resulted in GLP-1 RA incorporation into guidelines, which address patients who have both diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Dr. Gluckman will bring the perspective of a cardiologist into the discussion of these agents with emerging significance in cardiovascular risk reduction.
This patient case follows the course of a young woman who presents with a complaint of recurrent “sinus” headaches. You will review the proper diagnosis of migraine and, through a series of encounters with the patient, learn to individualize management of episodic migraine, including the use of acute pharmacologic treatment options. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the posting on 6/18/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Join pulmonologist Emily Wan, MD as she answers the most pressing questions regarding the management of COPD. In this podcast, Dr. Wan will discuss topics such as when to step-up and step-down therapy, the role of eosinophil count in acute exacerbations, strategies for educating patients on correct inhaler technique (hint – don’t forget about the pharmacist!), how COVID-19 has impacted the management of COPD, and more.