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CME Corner

Physician’s Weekly has partnered with AKH, Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare to provide the following continuing education activities. Click on a title to read the activity (don’t forget to view the tables and figures!) and then click over to the AKH website to complete the post-test and obtain your credit.

CME/CE: Skin-Prick Testing for Allergic Rhinitis

CME/CE – MACRA: 5 Tips to Protect Your Practice’s Reputation

CME/CE: Managing Chronic Pain in Survivors of Adult Cancers

CME/CE – Conference Highlights: ASM Microbe 2017

CME/CE: Identifying Elder Abuse in the Emergency Department

CME/CE: HIV Transmission Risk During Antiretroviral Therapy

CME/CE: Comparing Back Pain Management Strategies

CME/CE: Cardiac Rehab Benefits Older Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients

CME/CE Conference Highlights: AATS 2017

CME/CE: Increasing Life Expectancy in HIV

CME/CE: Guideline Update for Heart Failure Treatment

CME/CE: Filling Prescriptions After Opioid-Related Hospitalizations

The Late Show: How should patients who arrive late be handled?

  Traffic comes to a complete stop. Although this may not seem like such an unusual thing in New York City, during the week of the United

The Story Behind Our Scores

  The report cards for clinicians in our accountable care organization (ACO) came out recently, and boy, did we fail miserably. Looking through the 59-page document, some

CME/CE – New Guidelines: Managing Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia & Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

CME/CE: Updated Guidance on Invasive Aspergillosis

CME/CE – ED Return Visits: Examining Outcomes & Costs

Making Sure Patients Are Safe to Go

As the academic year starts out, the interns have arrived and started to rotate through our ambulatory practice. During orientation we touch on the unusual concept of

CME/CE – Conference Highlights: ACC 2017

   

Conference Highlights: ASM Microbe 2017

The Veterans Aging Cohort Study, Alcohol Use, & HIV The Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) index uses age, CD4 cell count, RNA-HIV, and indicators of organ system

The Patient Who Didn’t Age

  Yesterday I saw a pretty good trick: a 65-year-old man who was 62 years old for three years. In our electronic medical record, he was ageless,

CME/CE: Encouraging Smoking Cessation After AMI

CME/CE: Outcomes After ED Discharge of the Elderly

CME/CE – Conference Highlights: CROI 2017

Outcomes After ED Discharge of the Elderly

According to published research, the elderly have the highest rate of ED use among all adult patient groups. Poor outcomes, such as death or an ICU admission

CME/CE – Conference Highlights: AAAAI 2017

CME/CE: Guidance on Opioid Prescribing for Patients with Chronic Pain

CME/CE – The Cardiac Cath Lab: Updating Best Practices

Comparing Back Pain Management Strategies

Chronic low back pain ranks as a leading cause of functional disability among adults in the United States. Despite numerous treatment options and increased resources being devoted

Conference Highlights: AATS 2017

Volume Standards for Thoracic Surgeries Few studies have assessed whether or not minimum volume standards for surgeries are associated with differences in outcomes in thoracic surgical procedures.

CME/CE: Updating Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management

Managing Chronic Pain in Survivors of Adult Cancers

About14 million people in the United States have a history of cancer, and their long-term survival following a diagnosis of the disease continues to improve. Despite these

CME/CE: Improving Surgical Decision Making

CME/CE: Key Concepts in Managing Complicated Pericarditis

CME/CE: Conference Highlights – AHA 2016

Kicking the Referral Habit

  “I can do that?” During a recent morning practice session, a resident presented a patient who had several episodes of syncope, which culminated in a trip

CME/CE: Drug & Dietary Supplement Use Among Seniors

CME/CE: Analyzing Factors that Link Chronic Rhinosinusitis & Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Video CME/CE: Pain Management & Opioids, With ZDoggMD

  Click here to complete the post-test and claim credits.

CME/CE: Preparing to Be a Good Samaritan

CME/CE: Characterizing Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome

CME/CE – Heart Healthy Diets: Achieving Guideline Adherence

Conference Highlights: ACC 2017

New research was presented at ACC 2017, the American College of Cardiology’s Scientific Sessions, from March 10th to the 12th in Orlando. The features below highlight some

CME/CE: Examining Proneness to Malpractice Claims

CME/CE: A Program to Prevent Catheter-Associated UTIs

CME/CE – Conference Highlights: WISC 2016

CME/CE – Conference Highlights: ACAAI 2016

CME/CE: Managing Adult Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Conference Highlights: CROI 2017

Smoking Cessation & Caner Risk in HIV Patients Previous studies suggest that the impact of smoking is much greater in patients with HIV than in the general

CME/CE – Advanced Cancer: Analyzing Patient Discussions

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