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Chronic Pain Is a Disease, Not a Symptom of Disease
  • Disease Management
  • ACPE - Pharmacist
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • Attendance
  • CCMC - General
$0.00 When pain becomes chronic, it is no longer merely a symptom, but a disease in itself. According to the National Health Interview Survey, an estimated 25.3 million adults in the United States suffer from chronic pain. This activity will focus on what is new in the management of chronic pain and in what ways this field is evolving. The importance of interprofessional strategies to integrate pharmaceutical and nonpharmaceutical treatment options for chronic pain will be addressed, as well as the importance of improving communication with patients about chronic pain diagnosis and treatment.
Current and Future Applications of Gene Therapy for Various Disease States
  • Disease Management
  • ACPE - Pharmacist
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • Attendance
  • CCMC - General
$0.00 Gene therapy has been investigated as a potential intervention in a number of diseases and/or disorders, including chronic neuropathic pain, melanoma, cardiovascular disease and cancer. This activity will review the latest evidence-based practice guidelines surrounding gene therapies, as well as available safety and efficacy data surrounding its use in a variety of disease states.Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
Medical Advances and Optimal Treatment Approaches for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Disease Management
  • ACPE - Pharmacist
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • Attendance
  • CCMC - General
$0.00 The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimate that 1 to 1.3 million people suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the United States. These patients often require long-term management involving steroids, maintenance therapy with immunomodulators and biologicals, and acute interventions. During this activity, factors affecting the risk and course of IBD and the most updated protocols and guidelines for diagnosing and treating IBD will be discussed. New therapies targeting the immune process that are revolutionizing the treatment of IBD will also be presented.
Preventive Cardiovascular Care: What is New
  • Disease Management
  • ACPE - Pharmacist
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • Attendance
  • CCMC - General
$0.00 Accumulating evidence has revealed that intestinal microbiota play an important role in human health and disease, including cardiovascular diseases. This activity will discuss the roles of gut microbiota and focus on gut microbes as a factor and therapeutic target in cardiovascular disease. In addition, the latest guidelines for prevention and treatment of co-morbid conditions associated with cardiovascular disease will be reviewed.Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
Primary Care Treatment Strategies for Depression: Childhood Through Young Adulthood
  • Pediatrics
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • APA
  • Attendance
$0.00 MDD, or clinical depression, affects how you feel, think and behave and can lead to a variety of emotional and physical issues. Although treatment guidelines outline a set of best practices based on the available empirical evidence and there is current clinical consensus, there are still barriers to the appropriate treatment for those suffering from MDD.
Financial Acumen for Physician Leaders
  • AMA
  • Attendance
$0.00 The primary role of finance is to plan for, acquire and utilize resources to maximize efficiency and create value for the organization’s mission. During this activity, the functions of finance in a physician enterprise will be reviewed, including the process for budget preparation. Financial statements, key performance indicators, and key drivers of revenue and expenses will also be discussed.Learning objectives At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
Strategic Business Planning
  • AMA
  • Attendance
$0.00 Strategic and business planning are important tools for guiding health care organizations. Multiple factors influence the health care industry today that will impact physician enterprises going forward. Involving physicians is paramount to successful planning and execution.This activity will focus on strategy development and execution through business planning that allows organizations to identify and address influencing factors and position the physician enterprise for future success.
Have We Achieved Pareto Optimality or Pareto Efficiency in Transplantation
  • Transplantation
  • ACPE - Pharmacist
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • CCMC - Ethics
$0.00 Pareto optimality is a formally defined concept used to judge the efficiency of a distribution when shared goods or resources are allocated to many. Pareto efficiency occurs when all resources are exhausted, and any change in allocation will make at least one party worse off. During this activity, Dr. Abecassis will discuss similarities and differences between Pareto optimality, equity, and social optimality in order to provide a conceptual framework to better understand the dynamics and behaviors we are currently witnessing in national debates around liver allocation.
Cardiovascular Disease: Guidelines and Challenges in Patient Management
  • Disease Management
  • ACPE - Pharmacist
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • Attendance
  • CCMC - General
$0.00 In 2013, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA), developed new guidelines for the treatment of blood cholesterol and risk assessment of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). The new guidelines recommend the use of statin therapy as the medication of choice in ASCVD risk reduction. This was a major shift from the old approach, creating controversies and a state of confusion.
Chronic Kidney Disease Continuum: The Relationship Between Obesity, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Transplant
  • Disease Management
  • ACPE - Pharmacist
  • ACPE - Pharmacy Technician
  • AMA
  • ANCC
  • Attendance
  • CCMC - General
$0.00 Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, progression to end-stage-renal disease (ESRD) and potentially the need for a kidney transplant. This session will explore the relationship between obesity, diabetes, kidney disease, cardiovascular disease and transplant; the challenges of meeting evidence-based guidelines for managing CKD; and the benefits of addressing multiple risk factors simultaneously and the impact on outcomes.

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