Dermatology CME

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    Metastatic Melanoma: Novel Approaches in Immuno- and Molecularly–Targeted Therapy, Therapeutic Updates, and Best Practices in Involving the Patient in Care

    Metastatic Melanoma: Novel Approaches discusses the epidemiology, causes, clinical features, pathogenesis and immunotherapy in the treatment of metastatic melanoma.

    By the end of Metastatic Melanoma: Novel Approaches, you will be able to:
    • Describe the role of the immune system in cancer and cancer therapy in metastatic melanoma.
    • Distinguish between the different forms of therapy presently approved for metastatic melanoma and apply them to practice, taking into account the following: treatment modalities and the recent clinical trial evidence supporting them.
    • Describe emerging (investigational) therapies for metastatic melanoma
    • Describe the challenges and barriers to care associated with treating patients with metastatic melanoma

    Target Audience:
    Oncologists, dermatologists, and primary care physicians; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who practice in oncology; and any other healthcare professionals with an interest in or who clinically encounter patients with malignant melanoma.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1.25
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: December 4, 2017
    • Expiration of CME credit: December 4, 2019
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    Metastatic Melanoma: Updates from ASCO 2017

    Melanoma is a tumor of the melanocytes whose tissue of origin is primarily the skin, although it may also develop occasionally in the: gastrointestinal, genitourinary, or respiratory tracts; ocular or mucosal tissue; or meninges.

    Metastatic Melanoma: Updates from ASCO 2017 summarizes major findings from ASCO 2017 related to Metastatic Melanoma, including clinical trial data relevant to both community and health-system practice and recognized barriers to implementing those findings in practice

    After reviewing Metastatic Melanoma: Updates from ASCO 2017 you will be able to:
    • Summarize the most impactful findings presented at ASCO 2017 relating to Metastatic Melanoma and apply them to patient cases, taking into account any relevant barriers to care.

    Target Audience:
    Oncologists, dermatologists, and primary care physicians; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who practice in oncology; and any other healthcare professionals with an interest in or who clinically encounter patients with malignant melanoma.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: September 19 2017
    • Expiration of CME credit: September 19 2019
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    ScientiaCME Dermatology CME

    ScientiaCME Dermatology CME has three selections:
    Psoriatic Arthritis: Therapeutic Updates and Optimizing Treatment (1 hr CME)
    Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC): Therapeutic Updates, Best Practices, and the Role of Personalized Patient Care (1 hour CME)
    Psoriasis: Best Practices, Barriers to Care, and Emerging Therapies in Medication Management (1 hr CME)

    In order to get credit from ScientiaCME, you must first establish a username and password.

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Allergy, Dermatology

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 3
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Expiration of CME credit: Two years after release
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    JAMA Dermatology

    Individual subscribers to JAMA Dermatology and AMA members may participate in JAMA Dermatology CME. You will find a wide selection of dermatology topics.

    Some topics covered frequently are: Aging/Geriatrics, Dermatologic Disorders, Dermatologic Procedures, Drug Therapy, Facial Plastic Surgery and Oncology.

    Target Audience: Physicians specializing in Dermatology.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: American Medical Association
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: Updated Monthly
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    Increasing Awareness of Hansen’s Disease in the United States

    Increasing Awareness of Hansen’s Disease in the United States is designed to increase health care providers’ awareness of this unique and misunderstood disease.

    The course consists of two separate lectures: The first lecture covers introductory topics and concepts that are necessary to understand how Hansen’s Disease is diagnosed and treated. The second lecture covers more advanced treatment topics and concepts.

    Completing this course will enable you to:
    • Access the services provided by the National Hansen’s Disease Programs to healthcare providers;
    • Recognize the cardinal signs and symptoms of Hansen’s disease;
    • Understand the microbiology and pathology of Hansen’s Disease before and after treatment;
    • Identify the varied clinical presentations of Hansen’s disease;
    • List two basic treatment regimens used in the U.S. for Hansen’s disease and how patients are classified into these two groups; and
    • Learn the complications of Hansen’s disease and how to manage them.

    To enroll, call 1-800-642-2477 or send an E-mail to [email protected] Once enrolled, all modules and post-tests must be completed within 2 weeks.

    Target Audiences: Physicians specializing in Dermatology, Neurology, ER, Family Medicine, and Public Health

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: American Academy of Family Practice
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery

    Individual subscribers to JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery and AMA members may participate in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery CME.

    You will find a wide selection of Facial Plastic Surgery topics.

    Target Audience: Plastic Surgeons

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: American Medical Association
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: Updated Monthly
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    Medscape Dermatology

    CME activities of special interest to dermatologists. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:

    CONFERENCE COVERAGE – Reports of advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.

    CLINICAL UPDATE – Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.

    FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE – Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.

    CME-LIVE – Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.

    CLINICAL BRIEFS – Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each

    JOURNAL CME – Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.

    SPECIAL REPORT CME – Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape’s professional member database by specialty.

    INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES – Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)

    CME CIRCLE – Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education
    providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Medscape and many other sponsoring organizations
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
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    Medscape Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine

    CME activities of special interest to plastic surgeons. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:

    CONFERENCE COVERAGE – Reports of advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.

    CLINICAL UPDATE – Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.

    FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE – Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.

    CME-LIVE – Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.

    CLINICAL BRIEFS – Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each

    JOURNAL CME – Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.
    SPECIAL REPORT CME – Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape’s professional member database by specialty.

    INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES – Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)
    CME CIRCLE – Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.

    Target Audience: Plastic Surgeons

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Medscape and over 50 other sponsoring organizations.
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio, Live Online
    • Material last updated: Continuously Updated
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    Systemic Sclerosis Interstitial Lung Disease (SSc-ILD): Optimizing Treatment Strategies

    Systemic Sclerosis Interstitial Lung Disease (SSc-ILD): Optimizing Treatment Strategies is a free CME course that looks into the diangosis and treatment of Systemic Sclerosis Interstitial Lung Disease (SSc-ILD).

    Topics covered in this course include

    • SSc-ILD Epidemiology and risk factors
    • SSc-ILD Pathophysiology
    • SSc-ILD Diagnosis
    • Treatment of SSc-ILD
    • SSc-ILD

    After completing this course, you will better be able to:

    • Describe the etiology of SSc-ILD and its impact on patient clinical presentation and available pharmacotherapeutic treatments
    • Describe the prevalence, clinical features, and presentation of SSc-ILD
    • Evaluate treatments plans for SSc-ILD patients and suggest appropriate therapies, where applicable, based on individual presentations
    • Describe present and emerging drug therapies for management of SSc-ILD and apply them to patient cases taking into account the patient’s history
    • Describe clinical and logistical challenges associated with treating and educating patients with SSc-ILD

    Target audience: The following HCPs: pulmonologists, rheumatologists, primary care physicians, pathologists, dermatologists; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists specializing in pulmonology; and any other HCPs who have an interest in or otherwise clinically encounter patients with Ssc-ILD.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: August 20, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: July 20, 2020