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.

Invasive Vs Urinary Antigen Test-Confirmed CAP

Data indicate that Streptococcus pneumoniae is the most common bacterial cause of pneumonia, making it an important target for health policy. However, the burden of pneumococcal disease

CME/CE: The Merits of the MERIT Protocol

The Merits of the MERIT Protocol

Allergen immunotherapy (AIT) is an effective treatment option for allergic rhinitis and can be administered in the allergy or general practice office. The benefits of AIT include

CME/CE: Capnography Monitoring Reduces Respiratory Compromise During Procedural Sedation

CME/CE: The State of Bacterial Vaginosis

CME/CE: Enhancing Adherence With ART

CME/CE: Identifying Allergic Drug Reactions

CME/CE: Mental Health Neglect Among Physicians

CME/CE: Assessing Appropriate Use of Vascular Access Devices

CME/CE: Talking to Teens About Vaccination

CME/CE – Conference Highlights: SABCS 2017

CME/CE – Conference Highlights: CHEST 2017

CME/CE – Conference Highlights: ACAAI 2017

CME/CE – Conference Highlights: ACEP17

CME/CE: Follow-Up & Drug Adherence After Acute Myocardial Infarction

CME/CE – Conference Highlights: IDWeek 2017

CME/CE: The Overuse of NSAIDs

CME/CE: Guidelines for Managing Breast Cancer Survivors

CME/CE: Changing Behaviors in HIV-Infected Smokers

CME/CE: Age, Race, & Gender Differences in Pneumococcal Disease

CME/CE: COPD & Provider Accessibility

CME/CE: A Closer Look at Leftover Pain Drugs

Conference Highlights: ACEP17

Discharging PE Patients from the ED Evidence indicates that EDs are overcrowded, that length of stay is of major concern, and that decreasing hospital admissions is good

CME/CE: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Older Cancer Patients

CME/CE: Addressing Sugar Intake to Achieve Weight Loss

CME/CE – Conference Highlights: IAS 2017

CME/CE: Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Recommendations

Conference Highlights: ACAAI 2017

Low Adoption of Peanut Guidelines Recently released guidelines from the NIH recommend that high-risk infants be introduced to peanut-containing foods between ages 4 and 6 months. General

CME/CE: Skin-Prick Testing for Allergic Rhinitis

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

Guidelines for Managing Breast Cancer Survivors

According to national estimates, breast cancer ranks as the most common non-cutaneous malignancy among women, representing four in 10 female cancer survivors in the United States. The

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

Age, Race, & Gender Differences in Pneumococcal Disease

Several studies have assessed gender differences in susceptibility to a variety of infectious diseases, including malaria, HIV, parasitic disease, and influenza. While some early studies suggest that

CME/CE Conference Highlights: AATS 2017

CME/CE: Increasing Life Expectancy in HIV

CME/CE: Guideline Update for Heart Failure Treatment

A Closer Look at Leftover Pain Drugs

Throughout the United States, the rates of prescription pain drug addiction and death continue to increase, placing a substantial burden on the nation’s healthcare system. This problem

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

Conference Highlights: IAS 2017

On-Demand PrEP Benefits Infrequently Sexually Active MSM Previous studies indicate that men who have sex with men (MSM) can achieve a substantial reduction in HIV-1 incidence with

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