ScientiaCME Free CME Courses

  • FREE

    Hemophilia B: Therapeutic Updates, Emerging Therapies, and Barriers to Care

    This free online CME course provides clinical insights about Hemophilia B and helps physicians better treat the condition.

    Topics covered include:

    • Updates in the epidemiology and diagnosis of hemophilia B
    • Current and emerging treatment options for hemophilia B
    • Challenges in care in hemophilia B

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

    • Describe the pathophysiology of hemophilia B, with an emphasis on characteristics that play a role in determining the staging, prognosis, and diagnosis
    • Describe the benefits of prophylactic vs. on-demand clotting factor regimens in patients with hemophilia and apply them inpatient cases
    • Describe emerging therapies in the treatment of hemophilia B
    • Individualize treatments in patients with hemophilia B by taking into account treatment modalities, recent clinical trial evidence, and barriers to care, including inhibitors

    Target audience: Hematology, primary care physicians, and pediatricians; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who practice in hematology; and any other clinicians with an interest in hemophilia B.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: May 08, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: May 08, 2020
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    Glaucoma: therapeutic updates, best practices, and barriers to effective care

    This free online CME course provides insights about Glaucoma and will help physicians better treat patients suffering from the disease.

    Topics covered in the course include:

    • Monitoring intraocular pressure (IOP) and optimizing targets.
    • Current and emerging treatment options for glaucoma.

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

    • Individualize intraocular pressure targets based on known risk factors and patient-specific characteristics, and optimize assessment of intraocular pressure profiles to readily identify peaks and fluctuations
    • Identify first-line pharmacotherapies, laser therapies, and glaucoma implants for lowering intraocular pressure, and select appropriate monotherapies and combination therapies for patients
    • Discuss present and emerging pharmacotherapies currently in clinical development and their mechanisms of action, and apply those therapies to patient cases
    • Describe barriers to care in the treatment of patients with glaucoma and what clinicians may do to aide patients in circumventing them


    Ophthalmologists; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists with an interest in ophthalmology or diseases affecting the eye; and any other healthcare professionals with an interest in or who clinically encounter patients with glaucoma.

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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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    Therapeutic Updates and Best Practices in the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C)

    This free online CME course highlights Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) including causes, diagnosis, best treatment, and more.

    Topics covered in this course include:

    • IBS Epidemiology: prevalence/incidence in North America/globally, by age/sex
    • Clinical features and diagnostic criteria of IBS-C
    • Treatment of IBS-C
    • IBS-C Patient case(s)

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

    • Describe what is known about the etiology of IBS-C and its impact on patient clinical presentation
    • Identify symptoms of IBS-C, describe their role in the diagnosis of the disorder, and list* any applicable lab and/or imaging studies that play a role in IBS-C diagnosis
    • Evaluate treatments plans for patients with IBS-C and suggest appropriate therapies, where applicable, based on individual presentations
    • Describe present and emerging drug therapies for management of IBS-C and apply them to patient cases
    • Describe clinical and logistical challenges associated with treating and educating patients with IBS-C

    Target audience: Gastroenterologists and primary care physicians; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who practice in gastroenterology; and any other healthcare professionals with an interest in or who clinically encounter patients with IBS-C.

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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
  • FREE

    Osteoporosis Management: Advances in Pharmacotherapy

    After viewing Osteoporosis Management: Advances in Pharmacotherapy, you will be able to:
    • Apply the results of diagnostic imaging and pertinent past medical history to determine a given patient’s diagnosis of osteoporosis or osteopenia
    • Describe the criteria for initiation of pharmacotherapy for osteoporosis treatment and prevention
    • Identify investigational pharmacotherapeutic treatments for management of osteoporosis, and describe their mechanisms of action and likely place in therapy
    • Describe the challenges associated with treating patients with osteoporosis, focus specifically on the risks (e.g., adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, etc.) of the agents used to treat and prevent osteoporosis and apply the information in optimizing patient care

    Target Audience:
    Endocrinologists, geriatricians, internists; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who specialize in those areas of medicine and those who otherwise commonly care for patients with osteoporosis.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: July 4, 2017
    • Expiration of CME credit: July 4, 2019