Intensive Update with Board Review in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Oakstone Board Review

    Ace the Geriatric Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine Boards with this Intensive Update with Board Review in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine from Oakstone Publishing, LLC and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

    The course covers the full range of geriatric subjects.

    Topics include:
    Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders, Prognostication of Chronic Disease, Falls, Hazards of Hospitalization, Frailty, Palliative Care in Neuro-Degenerative Disease, Geriatric Nephrology & Renal Palliative Care and scores of others.

    After reviewing Intensive Update with Board Review in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, you will be better able to:
    • Describe the latest evidence-based geriatric and palliative medicine
    • Recognize the promises and pitfalls of new treatments for older adults
    • Identify major geriatric syndromes and effectively manage these syndromes
    • Identify psychosocial and ethical issues as they pertain to older adults and formulate a treatment approach
    • Practice for the ABIM geriatric and palliative medicine board exams
    • Assess and guide medical interventions to improve a patient’s quality of life

    Target Audience:
    Physicians who are taking the geriatric medicine and/or hospice and palliative medicine certification(s) or recertification in geriatric medicine. Additionally, this course is for those physicians and other healthcare professionals who want to update their clinical knowledge in geriatric and palliative medicine.

    • Cost: $1,195 - $1,795
    • Credit hours: 82.75
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC.
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video, Online Audio, Audio CD
    • Material last updated: November 30, 2016
    • Expiration of CME credit: November 30, 2019
  • Clinical Cannabinoid Medicine Curriculum

    Developed by TMCI Global and the Society of Cannabis Clinicians (SCC), the Clinical Cannabinoid Medicine Curriculum is the first comprehensive, online CME-certified curriculum designed to educate the practicing clinician on both the research and clinical practice aspects of the therapeutic use of cannabis.

    While reviewing Clinical Cannabinoid Medicine Curriculum, you will learn:
    • The fundamentals of the Endocannabinoid System
    • The use of cannabis in a clinical setting
    • The delivery and dosage of medical cannabis
    • Mental health and the psychiatric application of medical cannabis

    Clinical Cannabinoid Medicine Curriculum includes a bonus module on Cannabinoid Chemistry authored by Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, a professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel and leading authority on Medical Cannabis science.

    Target Audience:
    All healthcare practitioners; the curriculum was designed to educate the practicing clinician on both the research and clinical practice aspects of the therapeutic use of cannabis.

    • Cost: $399
    • Credit hours: 13
    • CME credits awarded by: Postgraduate Institute of Medicine
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • An Introduction to the Practice of Palliative Medicine

    An Introduction to the Practice of Palliative Medicine will help you to:
    • Utilize therapies intended to reduce or relieve distressing symptoms;
    • Communicate better, including using active listening and shared decision-making;
    • Coordinate care with health and spiritual professionals;
    • Manage and support patients and family members experiencing death and bereavement; and
    • Apply important ethical principles to patient care.

    Meets Special CME Requirements in California, Nevada, Oregon, Rhode Island, Rhode Island, and Texas.

    Target Audience: Physicians focusing on Palliative Care

    • Cost: $25 per credit
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • FREE

    Updates in Alzheimer Disease (AD) and Its Complications: Pharmacotherapy and Barriers to Optimal Care

    This free online CME course provides key insights around Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and will lead to better understanding and treatment of the condition.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • AD Treatment
    • AD Patient Cases
    • AD Clinical Pearls
    • ADPathophysiological process
    • Epidemiology

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

    • Describe validated diagnostic and screening method(s) for AD and apply them to a patient case
    • Discuss the neuropathophysiology of AD and how it relates to presently available AD treatments’ mechanisms
    • List present and emerging pharmacotherapeutic therapies for the treatment of AD and its complications and apply them to patient cases, taking into account comorbid disease states and drug therapies
    • Describe the impact of medication adherence on patient outcomes and formulate strategies to improve adherence in patients with AD

    Target audience: Healthcare professionals specializing in: neurology, gerontology, internal medicine, palliative care, or those who otherwise commonly care for patients with AD or who frequently encounter them or their caregivers in practice.

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: July 07, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: July 07, 2020