Endocrinology CME

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    Joslin CME Center WebCME

    Two activities at present:

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the Cardiometabolic Syndrome: Clinical Perspectives and Interrelationships “will teach you to recognize the sometimes subtle, nonspecific symptoms and clinical presentation of obstructive sleep apnea, and why you should refer both patients with suspected OSA and patients with cardiometabolic syndrome to a sleep specialist for evaluation and intervention.”

    Handling the Hand-off: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Diabetes Care “was developed from presentations made at the live symposium titled Handling the Hand-off: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Diabetes Care that took place on August 6, 2010, in San Antonio, TX, as part of the AADE’s Annual Meeting.

    Target Audience: Physicians specializing in Endocrinology

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 2
    • CME credits awarded by: Joslin Diabetes Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    Medscape Diabetes and Endocrinology

    CME activities of special interest to endocrinologists. 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: Physicians specializing in Endocrinology

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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
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    New perspectives in diabetes: new targets, new therapies, and a new approach to patient management

    New perspectives in diabetes offers knowledge, competency, and practice improvements in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. The following topics are discussed:
    • The Role of the Kidney in Glucose Homeostasis
    • Prevention of CVD Events in Diabetes
    • The Role of SGLT2 Inhibition in T2DM
    • Improving Patient-Provider Communication Techniques
    • The Value of Managing the ABCs: A1C, blood pressure, and Cholesterol
    • When Should We Use SGLT2 Inhibitors?
    • Emerging T2DM Therapies Targeting the Kidney
    • Interactive Case : Patient with inadequate control of A1C levels currently on metformin
    • Interactive Case : Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with CV Risk
    • Summaries of recently published articles with expert perspective on how results can be applied in clinical practice

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Endocrinology

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 5
    • CME credits awarded by: The France Foundation
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio
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    Hypoparathyroidism: therapeutic updates and optimizing treatment

    This free online CME course provides insights into Hypoparathyroidism and how to most effectively treat the condition.

    Topics covered in the course include:

    • Treatment of hypoparathyroidism
    • Barriers to optimal care
    • Hypoparathyroidism patient cases

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

    • Describe the pathophysiology and underlying etiologies of hypoparathyroidism and apply these to patient cases.
    • Describe the clinical manifestations of hypoparathyroidism and discuss how they may have relevance to treatment targets.
    • Identify available therapeutic options for hypoparathyroidism and incorporate these in the development of treatment plans in patient cases.
    • Define patient-specific goals related to the management of hypoparathyroidism.

    Target Audience: Endocrinologists and primary care physicians; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who practice in endocrinology and internal medicine; and any other healthcare professionals with an interest in or who clinically encounter patients with hypoparathyroidism.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: June 06, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: June 06, 2020
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    Male Osteoporosis Management: Advances in Pharmacotherapy

    This free online CME program gives an in-depth look into male Osteoporosis and will help physicians treat this condition better among male patients.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • Osteoperosis Epidemiology
    • Osteoperosis Risk factors
    • Guidance on screening criteria in men
    • Osteoperosis Treatment options

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

    • Apply screening criteria for male osteoporosis to a given patient
    • Describe the criteria for initiation of pharmacotherapy for osteoporosis treatment and prevention and apply them to a patient case
    • Identify present pharmacotherapeutic treatments for management of male osteoporosis, and describe their mechanisms of action and place in therapy
    • Describe investigational pharmacotherapeutic treatments for management of male osteoporosis, and describe their mechanisms of action and likely place in therapy
    • Describe the challenges associated with treating patients with male osteoporosis, focus specifically on the risks (e.g., adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, et cetera) of the agents used to treat and prevent osteoporosis and apply the information in optimizing patient care in a patient case

    Target Audience: Primary care physicians and endocrinologists; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who practice in endocrinology and internal medicine; and any other healthcare professionals with an interest in or who clinically encounter patients with male osteoporosis.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: April 30, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: April 30, 2020
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    The Current and Emerging Landscape of Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency (AGHD) Pharmacotherapy

    This online free CME program gives physicians the insights regarding the latest developments around Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency (AGHD) and will help them provide better patient care to those suffering from the condition.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • Leading abnormalities and causes of AGHD
    • Comorbidities and complications of AGHD
    • AGHD patient cases
    • Treatment options available for AGHD

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

    • Describe the challenges associated with diagnosis of AGHD
    • Identify current diagnostic tools for AGHD
    • Manage a patient with AGHD’s initial treatment regimen
    • Given a patient case, determine how and whether to adjust growth hormone replacement dosing
    • Describe present and emerging treatment options for AGHD

    Target Audience: Endocrinologists and primary care physicians; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who practice in endocrinology; and any other healthcare professionals with an interest in or who clinically encounter patients with GHD.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: March 09, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: March 09, 2020