Worth up to 8.5 credits!
Available Credits: ACPE-P/T, AMA, ANCC, APA, ASWB, CCMC and Attendance
Start Date: February 1, 2021
Expiration Date: February 1, 2023
These activities are designed to meet the educational needs of case managers, nurses, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, physicians and other health care professionals who are interested in learning best practices for optimal patient/benefit management in the areas of: organ and blood/marrow transplantation; health and wellness; comorbid diseases; complex-medical-condition support; case management; and utilization management.
This activity consists of recorded presentations from the "29th Annual National Conference" held virtually Dec. 2–3, 2020. Throughout these activities, experts provide valuable insight into the care and management of medically complex patients. Topics addressed during these activities include organ and blood/marrow transplantation; oncology; clinical ethics; musculoskeletal disorders; kidney disease; telehealth; pediatric health care needs; the impact of COVID-19 on complex medical conditions and behavioral health; and disparities that exist in health care.
At the end of these educational activities, participants should be able to:
- Discuss advances and updates in blood/marrow transplantation, including patient-centered, home-based models of care.
- Recognize contributing factors to increases in cancer.
- Explore key advances in organ transplantation, including the impact of genomics in this field.
- Examine the vast array of health issues caused or impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the impact on behavioral health, access to care, increased opioid use and outcomes for individuals with chronic conditions.
- Identify recent advances in telemedicine and potential future applications in this field.
- Detail ethical challenges and considerations in transplantation and in patient-underrepresentation and bias in health care.
- Highlight long-term health conditions commonly experienced by childhood cancer survivors and discuss the management of these conditions.
- State the benefits, risks and limitations of medications for treating Parkinson’s disease.
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Gene Therapy: Transitioning from Proof of Principle to Practical Treatments
Home-Based Care of Complex Patients Before and In Crisis
Advances in Organ Transplantation Discussion
Maryl R. Johnson, MD, FACC
Pediatric Cancer Survivorship
What Do I Need to Know About COVID-19?
Behavioral Health: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Escalation of the Drug Overdose Epidemic During COVID-19: Strategies to Remove Barriers to Evidence-Based Care
Applying Genomics in Transplantation
Changes in the Incidence of Cancer
Ethical Challenges: Who Should Receive a Liver Transplant?
New and Innovative Ways to Approach Obesity
Medication Management for Parkinson’s Disease
Telehealth for Musculoskeletal Conditions: Have We Entered a New Era Due to COVID-19?
Social Inequities and Health and How to Effectively Address Them
Method of Participation
There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this activity.
For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.
Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the activity, which includes the following:
- Completing the entire activity
- Completing the Pre- and Post-Activity Assessment, Activity Evaluation, and Application for Certificate of Credit forms
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These activities are provided by OptumHealth Education.
There was no commercial support provided for these activities.
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