2019 AMS Internal Medicine Series – Package 2

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Six American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Internal Medicine Modules

Receive six (6) American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Internal Medicine Modules. Each module is approved for 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and includes access to download your Audio MP3 &/or Video MP4, stream them from your account portal, a PDF Digital Syllabus and access to Online Testing.

Includes:

MODULE 1: Internal Medicine – Dermatology
MODULE 2: Internal Medicine – Endocrinology
MODULE 3: Internal Medicine – Nutrition
MODULE 4: Internal Medicine –  Orthopedics
MODULE 5: Internal Medicine – Physical Exam
MODULE 6: Internal Medicine – Rheumatology

Downloadable/Streaming: Includes MP3/MP4; PDF Syllabus; Online Testing

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Credits:

American Medical Seminars, Inc.® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA – American Medical Seminars, Inc.® designates these enduring materials for the maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Topics and Objectives:

MODULE 1: Internal Medicine – Dermatology

Title: Internal Medicine – Dermatology: Office Dermatology; Contact Dermatitis; Clinical Pearls

Faculty: Jeffrey Miller, M.D., M.B.A., O. Fred Miller, III, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1:  Common Problems in Office Dermatology.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

  1. Develop a differential diagnosis of common disorders based on lesion morphology and distribution.
  2. Differentiate the many manifestations of cutaneous fungal disease.
  3. Analyze fungal foot and nail changes and select the appropriate therapy as per the “Choosing Wisely: Am ACAD of Dermatology 2013” guidelines.

TOPIC 2: Contact Dermatitis

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

  1. Plan the testing for identification of allergens in contact dermatitis.
  2. Distinguish and treat poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac.
  3. Detect common contactants seen in the office setting.
  4. Develop a treatment plan for various types of contact dermatitis while considering the British Association of Dermatology Tx Guidelines.

TOPIC 3: Clinical Pearls in Dermatology.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Apply diagnostic and treatment pearls for varied cutaneous disorders encountered in the office.
  2. Apply a simple diagnostic maneuver to diagnose basal cell skin cancer.
  3. Utilize a dermatologist to effectively manage your patients who have pigmented lesion biopsies.
  4. Employ the appropriate use of antibiotics using the AAD “Choosing Wisely Campaign” recommendations list.

MODULE 2: Internal Medicine – Endocrinology

Title: Internal Medicine – Endocrinology: Calcium Metabolism; Male Hypogonadism; Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Faculty: Stephen J. Winters, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: Disorders of Calcium Metabolism.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Outline the causes of hypercalcemia.
  2. Recommend diagnostic testing for hyperparathyroidism.
  3. Recognize secondary hyperparathyroidism.

TOPIC 2: Male Hypogonadism.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Outline the classic causes of male hypogonadism.
  2. Appreciate the entity of adult onset hypogonadism.
  3. Describe the risks and benefits of testosterone use and apply toward decision making when reviewing treatment options.

TOPIC 3: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Recognize the distinguishing features of PCOS.
  2. Prescribe appropriate laboratory tests to evaluate women with hirsutism.
  3. Describe the non-reproductive aspects of PCOS

MODULE 3: Internal Medicine – Nutrition

Title: Internal Medicine – Nutrition: B-12 Deficiency; Nutritional Assessment; RED-S

Faculty: Laurence J. Kinsella, M.D., F.A.A.N., Jennifer Maynard, M.D., Gary H. Oberlender, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: Cobalamin (B-12) Deficiency and Other Neurologic Disorders of Gastrointestinal Function.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Define recent advances in B-12 deficiency, Post-Gastroplasty Neuropathy, and Copper deficiency.
  2. Examine the changing clinical presentation of this illness.
  3. Apply newer laboratory techniques to the diagnosis.
  4. Apply an algorithm for the diagnosis and treatment of B-12 deficiency.

TOPIC 2: Advanced Nutritional Assessment and Therapy.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Integrate readily available clinical data to make accurate nutritional assessments in seniors.
  2. Relate metabolic changes in aging to assess risk for malnutrition.
  3. Apply an evidence based approach to treatment of undernutrition in seniors.

TOPIC 3: Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S), formerly Female Athlete Triad.

 Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:    GL, COMP

  1. Discuss the history of Female Athlete Triad and its new term RED-S
  2. Recognize the signs and symptoms of RED-S
  3. Apply a multidisciplinary treatment strategy for RED-S
  4. Employ individualize return to play considerations using the return to play guidelines
  5. Recognize when to refer patients for more advanced cardiac care.

MODULE 4: Internal Medicine –  Orthopedics

Title: Internal Medicine – Orthopedics: Office Orthopedics; Ankle Sprains; Knee Injuries

Faculty: John W. Pendleton, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R., Walter C. Taylor, M.D., Jennifer Maynard, M.D

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: Office Orthopedics in the Older Patient.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Recognize the common causes of acute low back pain in the elderly.
  2. Use evidence based maneuvers to assess the likelihood of a patient having spinal stenosis.
  3. Differentiate between the different metabolic pathways of the statins and relate how that would impact prescribing for patients on multiple other drugs.
  4. Use evidence based techniques to determine the likelihood of a patient having a rotator cuff tear.

TOPIC 2: Ankle Sprains.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Discuss the use of the Ottawa Ankle Rules to determine if an x-ray is necessary after acute ankle injury
  2. Perform a competent ankle examination in a patient with ankle pain
  3. Describe the treatment of an athlete with a lateral ankle sprain
  4. Differentiate between a lateral ankle sprain and a high ankle sprain
  5. Discuss the differential diagnosis of ankle pain after acute injury

TOPIC 3: Common Knee Injuries.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM

  1. Recognize, evaluate, and understand evidence based treatment options for common knee injuries seen in primary care including:
    1. Ligament injures (MCL, LCL, ACL)
    2. Meniscal injuries
    3. Patellofemoral Pain syndrome
    4. Osteoarthritis

MODULE 5: Internal Medicine – Physical Exam

Title: Internal Medicine – Physical Exam: Neurological Examination; Knee Examination; Shoulder Examination

Faculty: Jennifer Maynard, M.D., David E. Riley, M.D., Walter C. Taylor, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: The Neurological Examination.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Organize the disparate parts of the neurologic examination into a personally relevant, manageable and reproducible diagnostic tool.
  2. Perform a concise screening neurologic exam for asymptomatic patients.
  3. Perform a problem-tailored neurologic exam for patients with neurologic complaints.
  4. Obtain maximum yield from the examination of a patient with an altered mental status.

TOPIC 2: Knee Examination- A Practical Hands-On Approach.                     

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Identify the relevant anatomy of the knee
  2. Demonstrate key physical exam findings of the knee including:
    1. Inspection
    2. Palpation
    3. Range of motion
    4. Special tests (Lachman, Anterior drawer, Valgus/Varus stress, Patellar apprehension, McMurray, Apley, Thessaly)

TOPIC 3: Shoulder Examination – A Practical Hands-On Approach.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Discuss relevant anatomy of the shoulder
  2. Demonstrate the components of the shoulder examination
  3. Discuss shoulder examination findings which help differentiate between rotator cuff pathology, instability of the glenohumeral joint and labral pathology

MODULE 6: Internal Medicine – Rheumatology

Title: Internal Medicine – Rheumatology: Rheumatic Diseases; Laboratory and Radiological Tests; Osteoporosis

Faculty: William T. Ayoub, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2019  Expiration Date: July 1, 2022

TOPIC 1: Clinical Approach to the Patient with Rheumatic Diseases.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Construct a systematic approach to the evaluation of the patient with rheumatic disease including:
  2. Appraise the central role of the history and physical examination.
  3. Differentiate several patterns, including the ASAS criteria for spondyloarthropathies that allow clinical diagnosis of rheumatic diseases.

TOPIC 2: Laboratory and Radiological Tests in Rheumatology.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Interpret the various classes of synovial fluid analysis.
  2. Determine the use and limitations of laboratory testing with emphasis upon the American College of Rheumatology Choosing Wisely recommendations.
  3. Discuss key x-ray findings in patients with rheumatic diseases

TOPIC 3: Osteoporosis: Evaluation and Treatment.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, EBM, COMP

  1. Identify patients who are at risk for osteoporosis and should be evaluated with bone density testing as recommended by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry and National Osteoporosis Foundation guidelines.
  2. Recommend the various nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for osteoporosis as recommended by the National Osteoporosis Foundation guidelines.

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