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CME: Characterizing Emergency Department Visits in Patients With Cancer

Jun 05, 2020

This course reviews a study that sought to establish a benchmark description of 1,075 patients with active cancer who presented to 18 emergency departments affiliated with the Comprehensive Oncologic ...

CME: Obstructive Lung Disease: Comparing Inhaler Education Approaches

May 26, 2020

This course discusses a study that explored if the virtual teach-to-goal (TTG) intervention was as effective as in-person TTG education for improving inhaler technique among patients hospitalized with...

CME - Conference Highlights: AAAAI 2020

May 20, 2020

This course discusses the key findings of five studies presented at the virtual 2020 American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting....

CME: Osteoporosis, BMD & Fracture Risk in PLHIV

May 11, 2020

This course discusses the evidence on fracture risk in people living with HIV (PLHIV), bone mineral density in PLHIV compared with controls, longitudinal changes in BMD in PLHIV, and the effect of ant...

CME: PrEP Uptake & Discontinuation in YBMSM

May 01, 2020

This course discusses a study that evaluated PrEP uptake and discontinuation in young black men who have sex with men in the South, in a setting where universal education and access to PrEP were provi...

CME: Intensive Glucose-Lowering Therapy & Hypoglycemia

Apr 24, 2020

This course reviews the number of ED visits and hospitalizations specifically due to intensive glucose-lowering therapy and the frequency with which adults were treated “very intensively”—possib...

CME: A Closer Look at Triglycerides, Cardiovascular Risk, and Statin Use

Apr 16, 2020

This course discusses a study that sought a better understanding of the real-world impact of elevated triglyceride levels on cardiovascular outcomes, medical resource utilization, and medical costs am...

CME: The Impact of Physical Activity & Sedentary Behavior on Fracture Risk

Apr 14, 2020

This course discusses a study that assessed the associations of physical activity and sedentary behavior with fracture incidence among postmenopausal women aged 50 to 79 years....

CME: Patient Selection for Antireflux Surgery

Mar 31, 2020

This course reviews the latest International Consensus Regarding Preoperative Examinations and Clinical Characteristics Assessment to Select Adult Patients for Antireflux Surgery, or ICARUS, Guideline...

CME: RA Activity & Incident RA–Associated Interstitial Lung Disease

Mar 31, 2020

This course reviews a study that assessed if rheumatoid arthritis disease activity is associated with  subsequent risk of rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease....

CME: A Call to Action to Increase HPV Awareness & Vaccination Rates

Mar 20, 2020

This course discusses the findings of questions on human papillomavirus knowledge from a cross-sectional analysis of the Health Information National Trend Survey....

CME: Supporting Caregivers During HCT

Mar 13, 2020

This course reviews a study that analyzed the well-being of caregivers for children with primary immunodeficiency disorders and sought to determine what common support systems and organizational-lev...

CME: Osteoporosis Treatments and Overall Mortality

Feb 28, 2020

This course discusses a study that assessed the correlation between treatments for osteoporosis and overall mortality. ...

CME: The Impact of COPD on Survival in Patients With NSCLC

Feb 21, 2020

This course reviews a study that investigated the impact of preexisting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and its subtypes (chronic bronchitis and emphysema) on overall survival in elderly patie...

CME: The Mental Health Crisis Among Teens

Feb 18, 2020

This course discusses the current mental health crisis among teens in the United States, based on the results of a large representative screening survey....

CME: Mom’s Role to Protect From Childhood Allergic Sensitization

Feb 12, 2020

This course discusses a study that explored whether maternal allergen-specific immunoglobulin G could protect offspring from immunoglobulin E sensitization....

CME: Autoimmune Conditions & Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

Feb 07, 2020

This course reviews a causal mediation analysis that sought to quantify the mediated effects of pregnancy complications on adverse pregnancy outcomes in women with autoimmune conditions....

CME: Psychiatric-Based Pediatric ED Visits: Addressing Inadequate Evaluation & Treatment

Jan 27, 2020

This course discusses a study that examined psychiatric ED visits among US youth and young adults in order to determine if the trend of increasing mental health-related ED visits seen in prior researc...

CME: Examining CAM Disclosure in Patients With Cancer & Survivors

Jan 22, 2020

This course discusses rates of patients with cancer and cancer survivors using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as well as rates of those not disclosing CAM use....

CME - Conference Highlights: ACAAI 2019

Jan 22, 2020

This course discusses the key findings of five studies presented at the 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology....

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