Free Family Medicine CME 2017‑2018 | CMEList.com

 


Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and Diabetes Treatments: Understanding the Interrelationships
Free Cardiology CME Free Diiabetes CME Live online March 1, 2017, (Sessions 1 and 2), and March 29, 2017 (Session 3), and available on demand through September 29 2017.
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Free Cardiovascular and Diabetes CME Credit hours...3.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Cincinnati.
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type...Streaming Video Lecture and discussion.
Target Audiences...This program is intended for primary care clinicians, diabetes specialists, cardiologists, as well as other health care providers who provide front-line glycemic management for type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and its comorbidities.
Educational material updated...March 29, 2017.
Expiration of CME credit...September 29 2017.
Financial Support...Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC, and Novo Nordisk Inc.
This activity consists of three sessions, each of which should take approximately 1 hour to complete.
At the conclusion of Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and Diabetes Treatments, you will be able to:
• Discuss the etiologic and pathophysiologic interconnections among the components of the cardiometabolic syndrome and the development of cardiovascular disease
• Identify pharmacological actions of antidiabetes medications that could potentially impact cardiovascular outcomes
• Describe the rationale for studying the cardiovascular impact of antidiabetes medications
• Compare and contrast antidiabetes pharmacotherapies which can optimize glycemic control and minimize adverse effects on cardiovascular risk and/or disease
• Discuss the efficacy and safety data for recent trials that examined the cardiovascular impact of antidiabetes medications
• Delineate critical assessments of recent cardiovascular outcomes trials for antidiabetes medications with regard to their evidence-based clinical implications

Obesity: Expert Management Perspectives and Updates from Obesity Week
Live online November 11, 2016, and available on demand through May 11, 2017.
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.Free Obesity CME
Free Obesity CME Credit hours...1.0. 
CME Credits Awarded by....Boston University School of Medicine..
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type...Streaming Video Lecture and discussion.
Target Audiences...This program is intended for primary care physicians, gastroenterologists, surgeons, pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners and other clinicians involved in the treatment and management of obesity.
Educational material updated... November 11, 2016.
Expiration of CME credit...May 11, 2017.
Financial Support...None
After viewing Obesity: Expert Management Perspectives, you will be better able to:
• Apply the approach that obesity is a disease, not a behavioral problem, and in that context more identify more effective collaborative methods to overcome patient barriers to following an optimized weight management plan
• Identify the indications for each of the spectrum of obesity treatments, including lifestyle interventions, pharmacotherapy, and surgery for individualized obesity management
• Describe the pharmacology of the currently available medications for obesity, their indications and adverse effect profile, and how to initiate and titrate them as part of an effective obesity treatment program
• Describe key clinical reports from Obesity Week 2016

Updates in Alzheimer's Disease: An Expert Interview Series
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Free CME Credit Hours...0.5.
CME Credits Awarded by...Vindico Medical Education.
Cost for Credit...Free.
Instruction Type...Video Lectures.
Target Audience...Primary care providers, neurologists, gerontologists, radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with Alzheimer's disease.
Educational material last updated...October 11th, 2016.
CME Credit Expires...October 10th, 2017.
Financial Support...Lilly.
Updates in Alzheimer's Disease consists of two brief lectures:
• Emerging Therapies for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease
• Alzheimer's Disease: Updates on Diagnostics and Early-stage Management
After competing Updates in Alzheimer's Disease, you should be better able to:
• Evaluate evidence-based strategies for the early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.
• Review the latest data of the pathophysiology and management strategies for pre-symptomatic and mild Alzheimer's disease.
• Evaluate the latest safety and efficacy data for new and emerging agents for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

The Evolving Spectrum of Antidiabetes Medications: Practical Perspectives and Clinical Challenges Free Diabetes CME
Live online October 6, 2016, and available on demand through April 6, 2017.
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Free Diabetes CME Credit hours...1.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....Primary Care Network
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type...Streaming Video Lecture and discussion.
Target Audiences...This program is intended for primary care clinicians and clinically-focused diabetologists and endocrinologists, diabetes educators, and other non-MD health care professionals involved in the diagnosis, treatment, education, and management of patients with T2DM, as well as other medical practice support staff who interact with people who have diabetes.
Educational material updated... October 6, 2016.
Expiration of CME credit... April 6, 2017.
Financial Support...Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.
At the conclusion of The Evolving Spectrum of Antidiabetes Medications, you will be able to:
• Describe how consideration of the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes, as well as the mechanisms of action of antidiabetes drug classes, can be used to design individualized treatment programs for type 2 diabetes
• Summarize usage parameters for key newer antidiabetes medications, including indications, contraindications, potential adverse effects, and initiation/titration methodology
• Discuss assessment of A1C and glycemic patterns as therapeutic targets, and the monitoring for adverse events as a consideration in the advancement of antidiabetes medication therapies

Improving Bone Strength and Reducing Fracture Risk in Osteoporosis
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD. Osteoporosis CME
Free CME Credit Hours...0.5.
CME Credits Awarded by...Vindico Medical Education.
Cost for Credit...Free.
Instruction Type...Video Lectures.
Target Audience...Endocrinologists, internal medicine physicians, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with osteoporosis.
Educational material last updated...September 1, 2016.
CME Credit Expires...August 31, 2017.
Financial Support...Merck & Co., Inc.
Improving Bone Strength and Reducing Fracture Risk in Osteoporosis consists of two brief video lectures on the causes and treatments of osteoporosis.
Upon successful completion of Improving Bone Strength and Reducing Fracture Risk in Osteoporosis, you should be better able to:
• Outline the mechanisms of action of currently available and emerging resorption inhibitors, anabolic agents, and other therapeutic options for osteoporosis.
• Assess screening and diagnostic modalities that allow for the prompt management of osteoporosis.

Alzheimer Disease (AD) and Its Complications: Best Practices, Emerging Therapies, and Barriers to Care Alzheimer's Disease CME
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
Alzheimer's Disease CME Credit hours...1.0.
CME Credits Awarded by....ScientiaCME.
Cost...........Free.
Instruction Type...Streaming Video Lecture.
Target Audiences...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.
Educational material updated...December 21, 2015.
Expiration of CME credit...December 21, 2017.
Financial Support...AVANIR.
Topics covered in Alzheimer Disease (AD) and Its Complications include:
Epidemiology of and risk factors for Alzheimer Disease (AD), Symptomatology and diagnosis of AD, Treatment in patients with AD, Complications and barriers to optimal care in patients with AD and many more.
After completing Alzheimer Disease (AD) and Its Complications, you will be able to:
• Describe what is presently known about the pathophysiology of AD and the challenges associated with diagnosis and treatment of AD.
• Evaluate a treatment plan for a specific patient based on degree of AD to optimize safety and efficacy, suggesting modifications for improvement.
• Identify the present treatment options currently available for management of AD and apply them to patient cases using evidence-based medicine.
• Describe emerging drug therapies in the treatment of AD.
• Describe barriers to care and suggest therapies for treating cognitive and behavioral complications secondary to AD
In order to get credit from ScientiaCME, you must first establish a username and password.