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    The Newest in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC): Emerging Therapies, Novel Approaches, Therapeutic Updates, and Barriers to Care and Incorporating Best Practice

    The Newest in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) has been designed to bring your knowledge of the rationale behind treatment of NSCLC up to date and to enhance your competence in caring for patients with NSCLC.

    After viewing The Newest in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), you will be better able to:
    • Describe the impact of biomarker and mutation testing and their results for the management of patients with NSCLC and apply this knowledge to patient cases.
    • Describe the role and impact of the initial biopsy, including the relevance of its timing and factors affecting quality of results.
    • Distinguish between different NSCLC disease subtypes on the basis of histology, biomarker, and mutation status and use the information to optimize care in the setting of patient cases.
    • Discuss the ways that NSCLC has proved resistant to treatments in past and the mechanisms of action of targeted therapies, present and emerging.

    Target Audience:
    Healthcare professionals specializing in: interventional radiology; nuclear medicine; oncology; palliative care; pathology; pulmonology; or those who otherwise commonly care for patients with NSCLC.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: May 9, 2016
    • Expiration of CME credit: May 9, 2018
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    Updates in the pharmacotherapeutic management of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH): present and emerging treatment options

    Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), also known as type II hyperlipoproteinemia, is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by elevated plasma LDL-C levels in the absence of hypertriglyceridemia (or if triglycerides are elevated, they are so independently of FH).

    After completing Updates in the pharmacotherapeutic management of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH): present and emerging treatment options physicians will better be able to:

    • Describe the pathophysiology and genetics of FH such that they might inform treatment mechanisms
    • Describe presently available and emerging treatment options for FH and apply them to patient cases
    • Evaluate a FH treatment plan and suggest modifications for improvement
    • Describe clinical and logistical challenges associated with treating and educating patients with FH

     

    Target Audience: Cardiology and primary care physicians; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who practice in cardiology; and any other clinicians with an interest in FH.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: October 22, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: October 22, 2020
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    AAFP Assembly Lectures

    Listen to lectures and follow along with slides from the AAFP Scientific Assembly.

    Titles are:
    •Acute Coronary Syndromes and Angina: Anatomy of Chest Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment of ACS
    •Addiction: Viewing Addiction as a Chronic Illness: Recognition, Diagnosis and Management in the Office-based Setting
    •Autism: Helping Families Put The Autism Spectrum Puzzle Together
    •Cerebrovascular Diseases: Strokes of Insight: Education, Prevention, Treatment and Management of Cerebrovascular Disease
    •Diabetes Mellitus Screening and Diagnosis: Early Catch Saves the Day-Prevention of Progression to Type 2 Diabetes
    •Emerging Infections and Infectious Diseases: The Threat of Hospital-acquired Infections
    •End-Stage Renal Disease/Oliguria/Renal Failure/Chronic Kidney Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease-A Case-Based Approach
    •Pre-participation Screening: Performing an Evidence-based Evaluation
    •Pulmonary Nodule Evaluation
    •Skin Cancers: Preventing, Screening, and Treating

    Target Audience: Family Practitioners

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    • Cost: Free for members
    • Credit hours: 1 per course
    • CME credits awarded by: AAFP
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Audio
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    AAFP Board Review Questions

    This collection of practice questions is intended to help you prepare for the certification/recertification exam. The questions are organized into 10-question quizzes by topic, corresponding to the categories in the exam. There are also mixed/random reviews. The questions are multiple choice with one correct answer. Explanations and supporting references are provided for each question. Each 10-question quiz is eligible for 0.25 CME credits. To report your credit, simply click the “Submit your quiz results” button when you finish the quiz.

    Target Audience: Family Practitioners

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    • Cost: Varies depending on course
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: AAFP
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    AAFP CME Bulletins

    The current Bulletins are:
    Alzheimer’s Disease, Cardiac Testing, Childhood Obesity, Depression in Women, and Fibromyalgia and Pain Management.

    Target Audience: Family Physicians

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    • Cost: Free for Members
    • Credit hours: 10
    • CME credits awarded by: AAFP
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    AAFP Family Practice Management Quiz

    Each bi-monthly issue of this online journal contains a series of articles concerning management issues in primary care and questions relating to those articles. Any subscriber receiving the journal in his/her own name may submit answers to the quizzes online via the AAFP website.

    Target Audience: Family Physicians

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 2.5 - 3.75 per issue
    • CME credits awarded by: AAFP
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    AAFP METRIC: Measuring, Evaluating and Translating Research Into Care

    METRIC is an online practice improvement program that is designed to assist you in fulfilling the requirement for Part IV of Maintenance of Certification.

    First, you fill out a short practice assessment questionnaire. Next, you review 10 patient charts. Once you’ve entered data for 10 charts, you will see how your data compares with other users’ data. Next, you build an action plan based on the feedback you received.

    The program describes possible interventions to help build a plan right for your needs. Your action plan helps you change your practice systems over a three-month action period.

    Finally, you review of a second set of 10 patient charts and complete a second questionnaire. Current modules include: Adolescent Immunization, Asthma, Childhood Immunization, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Coronary Artery Disease, Depression, Diabetes, Geriatric, High Risk Adult Immunization and Hypertension.

    Target Audience: Family Physicians

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    • Cost: Free for AAFP Member, $125 for non-members
    • Credit hours: 20
    • CME credits awarded by: AAFP
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    AAFP Webcasts

    Currently available topics include:
    • Alzheimer’s Disease, Appropriate and Effective Pain Treatment
    • Cardiac Testing: What’s Best for Your Patient
    • Depression in Women
    • Diabetes and Associated Complications (6 modules)
    • Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease (3 modules)
    • Genital Warts: CDC Recommendations
    • Herpes Zoster–Shingles
    • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
    • Pain Management: The Role of Family Physicians in the Treatment of Pain and Its Comorbidities (3 modules)
    • Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)
    • Sleep Disorders in Collaboration with the American College of Chest Physicians (4 modules)
    • Women with Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia

    Target Audience: Family Practitioners

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    • Cost: Free for Members
    • Credit hours: .5 - 1.25 per course
    • CME credits awarded by: AAFP
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video
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    AdvancingIn

    AdvancingIn offers CME activities in many areas including:
    Women’s Health; Lung Health; Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes; Rheumatology; Cardiovascular Health; Paediatric Health; Pain Management; Obesity; Medication Management; and Eye Health.

    Target Audience: Most Specialties

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Various Canadian Specialty Societies
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    AIMS: Advances in Multiple Sclerosis

    AIMS: Advances in Multiple Sclerosis is designed to provide high-quality, up-to-date information on advances in the treatment of MS. The following topics are discussed:
    • The latest clinical information on the management of MS patients, patient education tools, and resources
    • Early MS/CIS/RIS
    • Switching Therapy and JCV
    • Recent Advances in Treating Multiple Sclerosis: Efficacy, Risks and Place in Therapy
    • Monitoring and Improving Patient Adherence to Therapy
    • Vitamin D Status Predicts New Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging Activity in Multiple Sclerosis

    Target Audience:
    Neurologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, other health care providers involved in the management of MS.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies depending on course
    • CME credits awarded by: Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) and Nurse Practitioner Alternatives (NPA)
    • Format: On-Demand Online