Breast Cancer Screening: CME Performance Improvement Activity (Register Now)
Implement changes in your practice based on best evidence to promote breast health. Improve screening rates in your practice and demonstrate an easy, efficient way to incorporate prevention into primary care that might translate into other cancer screening initiatives.
20 AMA PRA Cat. 1
Health Disparities (Register Now)
This podcast, with downloadable handouts, has been created for primary care physicians for the purpose of increasing physicians' knowledge of culturally and linguistically appropriate services that can help to reduce health disparities in the clinical practice setting.
1.0 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 1.0 ETHICS • Expires: August 19, 2014
How to Talk to Patients about Tobacco Cessation (Register Now)
Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of disease and death in our society, yet statistics indicate that just one-third of eligibile office visits address it. This course discusses different tobacco delivery systems, cessation counseling techniques for physicians, and meaningful use applications for reimbursement.
1.0 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 1.0 ETHICS • Expires: August 31, 2015
Identifying Genetic Predisposition to Cancer – BRCA and Lynch (Register Now)
Intended for primary care audiences, this course discusses two common genetic predictors of cancer – BRCA and Lynch syndrome. It explains how to measure a patient’s genetic risk of cancer and how to identify carriers of these genes.
0.75 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 0.75 ETHICS • Expires August 1, 2015
Issues and Answers in Colorectal Cancer Screening (Register Now)
The five-year survival rate for patients with Stage 1 colorectal cancer is almost 90%. Unfortunately, the majority of cases are not caught until much later, leading to poorer patient outcomes. This course provides the most current information on screening options for average risk patients.
1.0 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 1.0 ETHICS • Expires: August 1, 2015
Making Discussions About Death and Dying Easier (Register Now)
Physicians are often reluctant to discuss dying and end-of-life care with their patients because it stirs up strong emotions for the patients, their family, and the physicians themselves. However, such conversations are essential in providing the best care for terminally ill patients. This course will help physicians open a dialogue to determine a patient’s wishes regarding his or her end-of-life care.
1.0 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 1.0 ETHICS • Expires: January 22, 2016
Pain Medicine: Accidental Lethal Drug Overdoses (Register Now)
Unintentional lethal prescription overdoses (ODs) have increased in proportion to opioid prescribing patterns. Opioids are the primary drug resulting in these preventable deaths. This course discusses the number of opioid overdoses in the United States, restates the most commonly prescribed drugs detected in 2011 drug-related fatalities, identifies common dangerous drug cocktails, and appraises a patient’s risk for substance abuse.
1.5 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 1.5 ETHICS • Expires: November 15, 2015
Prescribing Exercise for Cancer Survivors (Register Now)
Physical activity/exercise prescription should be an integral part of the physician’s normal practice. Meanwhile, cancer survivors provide an important subgroup that can greatly benefit from exercise. This podcast outlines the information to consider when writing an exercise prescription for your patients who have survived cancer.
0.5 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 0.5 ETHICS • Expires: Mar. 25, 2015
Primary Care Update: Cervical Cancer (Register Now)
Created for primary care physicians, this case-based PDF focuses on the association between cervical cancer and the human papillomavirus; patient risk analysis; and integrating strategies for surveillance challenges.
1.5 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 1.5 ETHICS • Expires: July 1, 2013
Primary Care Update: Childhood Cancer Survivorship (Register Now)
Created for primary care physicians, this PDF focuses on possible late effects of childhood cancer survivors. It is estimated that 10,700 children aged 0-14 years are diagnosed with cancer each year. While more than 80% of these children are expected to be long-term survivors of their malignancy, 62.3% of these patients will experience some late effect of the illness and/or treatment.
1.5 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 1.5 ETHICS • Expires: July 15, 2015
Sexual Intimacy During and After Cancer Care (Register Now)
This podcast, with downloadable handouts, has been created for primary care physicians for the purpose of increasing physicians’ knowledge of intimacy issues during and after cancer treatment.
0.5 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 0.5 ETHICS • Expires: August 19, 2014
Tobacco Cessation Counseling: Right for the Patient, Good for Reimbursement (Register Now)
This podcast, with downloadable handouts, is designed for primary care physicians. It is intended to provide professional education about the importance of talking about tobacco cessation to patients, as well as information on reimbursement.
0.5 AMA PRA Cat. 1 • 0.5 ETHICS • Expires: June 30, 2014