Hospital Medicine Pack

Hospital Medicine Pack

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Eight American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Hospital Medicine Modules

Receive Eight (8) American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Hospital Medicine Modules bundled with an optional $500 gift card. Each module is approved for 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and includes access to download your Audio MP3 &/or Video MP4, Color Digital Syllabus and Online Testing. With the hardcover option, you will be sent the CDs/DVDs, a Full Color Printed & Bound Syllabus, and Your Testing Materials.

Includes:

MODULE 1: AUDIO – HM – Cardiac Care
MODULE 2: AUDIO – HM – Critical Care
MODULE 3: AUDIO – HM – Cardiovascular
MODULE 4: AUDIO – HM – Pulmonary
MODULE 5: AUDIO – HM – Infectious Diseases
MODULE 6: AUDIO – HM – Inpatient Challenges
MODULE 7: AUDIO – HM – Common Problems
MODULE 8: VIDEO – HM – Radiology

Downloadable/Streaming: Includes MP3/MP4; PDF Color Syllabus; Online Testing
Hard Copy: Includes Audio CDs; DVDs; Printed/Bound Full-Color Syllabus; Test Packet; S&H

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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: AUDIO – HM – Cardiac Care

  • Chest Pain
  • Post-Arrest Care
  • Preventable Hospital Readmissions

Title: Hospital Medicine – Cardiac Care: Chest Pain; Post-Arrest Care; Preventable Hospital Readmissions

Faculty: David A. Horowitz, M.D.; Kendal Williams, M.D., M.P.H. and Michael E. Winters, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2020

TOPIC 1: Update on the Evaluation of Chest Pain

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

  1. Based on recent standard of care publications, review the contribution of history, physical exam, and EKG findings to the evaluation of chest pain.
  2. Distinguish ischemic EKG changes from their common mimics.
  3. Apply the use of novel and standard cardiac biomarkers to the diagnosis of ACS.
  4. Based on the guidance from the ACC/AHAS and recent significant research studies, determine the best evaluation strategy for the individual chest pain patient.

TOPIC 2: Post-Arrest Care

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

  1. Develop goals for oxygenation and ventilation in the patient with return of spontaneous circulation following cardiac arrest.
  2. Identify the optimal mean arterial blood pressure in post-arrest patients.
  3. Employ appropriate use of targeted temperature management in post-arrest patients.
  4. Determine which post-arrest patients should be sent for emergent cardiac catheterization.

TOPIC 3: Strategies to Address the Issue of Preventable Hospital Readmissions

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

  1. Identify the factors which contribute to increase risk of readmission.
  2. Stratify the risk for readmission utilizing evidence-based tools.
  3. Develop a transition of care strategy to reduce the likelihood of a preventable readmission.

MODULE 2: AUDIO – HM – Critical Care

  • Literature Review
  • Stroke/TIA
  • Critical Care Quickies

Title: Hospital Medicine – Critical Care: Literature Review; Stroke/TIA; Critical Care Quickies

Faculty: Kendal Williams, M.D., M.P.H. and Michael E. Winters, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2020

TOPIC 1: Critical Care Literature… What You NEED to Know!

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

  1. Appraise key articles from the recent critical care and emergency medicine literature.
  2. Plan the integration of recent evidence into the practice of emergency medicine.

TOPIC 2: Update on the Management of Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack

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

  1. Assess common presentations of cerebrovascular insufficiency.
  2. Prescribe the initial management of patients with a suspected acute CVA.
  3. Apply cutting edge strategies and therapies for the management of hemorrhagic and thrombotic strokes.
  4. Distinguish between stroke and TIA and appropriately assess the patient with TIA for early risk of stroke.
  5. Formulate an effective post-stroke secondary prevention plan as per the AHA/ASA guidelines.

TOPIC 3: Critical Care Quickies

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

  1. Appraise the use of vasopressor medications through a peripheral intravenous line.
  2. Determine the optimal ventilator settings for intubated emergency department patients.
  3. Employ “pearls” in the use of ultrasound for placement of central venous lines and arterial lines.
  4. Utilize interventions that have been shown in randomized controlled trials to benefit critically ill patients.

MODULE 3: AUDIO – HM – Cardiovascular

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Anticoagulation
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome

Title: Hospital Medicine – Cardiovascular: Atrial Fibrillation; Anticoagulation; Acute Coronary Syndrome
Faculty: Vandana Y. Bhide, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.A.P., A.B.I.H.M. and Kendal Williams, M.D., M.P.H.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2016  Review Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2019

TOPIC 1: Practical Management of Atrial Fibrillation in the Hospitalized Patient.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Assess and evaluate treatment options for atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response.
  2. Employ appropriate anticoagulation strategies for atrial fibrillation.
  3. Distinguish the advantages of rhythm versus rate control treatment strategies.
  4. Determine the possible underlying causes of CHF exacerbations.

TOPIC 2: Novel / Non Vitamin K Oral Anticoagulants.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Differentiate the advantages and disadvantages of commonly used anticoagulants.
  2. Employ evidence-based anticoagulation bridging regimens.
  3. Assess the approved indications for various anticoagulation agents.
  4. Apply the evidence-based indications for anticoagulation in hospitalized patients.

TOPIC 3: Update on the Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Distinguish the forms of ACS and their relative prognoses.
  2. Based on the most recent AHA/ACC guidelines, apply the appropriate initial management of patients experiencing acute coronary syndromes.
  3. Based on the most recent AHA/ACC guidelines, categorize the therapeutic options for patients with unstable angina and post-MI.
  4. Based on the most recent AHA/ACC guidelines, employ the secondary prevention strategies for patients who have experienced an acute coronary syndrome.

MODULE 4: AUDIO – HM – Pulmonary

  • Pneumonia
  • Asthma
  • COPD

Title: Hospital Medicine – Pulmonary: Pneumonia; Asthma; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Faculty: Ganesan Murali, M.D. and Arshad A. Wani, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2016  Review Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2019

TOPIC 1: Pneumonia.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Differentiate the presentation of various cases of pneumonia and management.
  2. Distinguish the different pathogens that cause pneumonia.
  3. Apply evidence-based recommendations for prevention of pneumococcal pneumonia.
  4. Plan the approach to health care associated pneumonia.

TOPIC 2: Bronchial Asthma: An Update.
Upon the completion of this session using the NAEPP Guidelines, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Appraise the pathophysiology of this inflammatory disease.
  2. Develop a stepwise approach to treatment of asthma and management of status asthmaticus.
  3. Differentiate the patient who is not responding and specify indications for subspecialty referral.

TOPIC 3: COPD – Overview of Patient Management.
Upon the completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Appraise the definition and integrate the pathophysiology of COPD.
  2. Assess the clinical management of various issues regarding COPD.
  3. Treat acute exacerbations and outpatient management including long-term oxygen and pharmacologic treatment based on ATS/ACCP Guidelines.
  4. Evaluate the need of referral for surgical and newer treatments for emphysema.

MODULE 5: AUDIO – HM – Infectious Diseases

  • MRSA; C. difficile
  • Skin/Soft Tissue
  • Septic Shock

Title: Hospital Medicine – Infectious Diseases: MRSA; C. difficile; Skin and Soft Tissue Infections; Septic Shock
Faculty: Vandana Y. Bhide, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.A.P., A.B.I.H.M., Ganesan Murali, M.D., and Kendal Williams, M.D., M.P.H.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2016 Review Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2019

TOPIC 1: Challenging Infections: MRSA and C. difficile.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Assess and apply appropriate treatment strategies for different types of methicillin resistant staph aureus infections.
  2. Employ rational use and relate the precautions of newer antibiotics when treating resistant bacteria.
  3. Distinguish Guideline based treatment of Clostridium difficile infections.

TOPIC 2: Overview of the Inpatient Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Review the clinical presentation and categorization of common skin and soft tissue infections.
  2. Differentiate common non-infectious conditions that can mimic skin and soft tissue infections.
  3. Based on evidence from the CDC and standard of care publications, recognize and incorporate the changing epidemiology and resistance patterns impacting skin and soft tissue infections into therapeutic plans.
  4. Recognize the types of drug-associated rashes and formulate an effective treatment plan for each.

TOPIC 3: Septic Shock.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Define shock and differentiate the various types of shock.
  2. Develop and apply the concept of sepsis management bundles.
  3. Formulate and manage the early resuscitation of septic shock, vasopressor use and monitoring.
  4. Specify the current controversies in management of septic shock based on SCCM/Survival Sepsis Campaign Guidelines.

MODULE 6: AUDIO – HM – Inpatient Challenges

  • Diabetes
  • Heart Failure
  • Delirium, Dementia/Psychosis

Title: Hospital Medicine – Inpatient Challenges: Diabetes; Heart Failure; Delirium, Dementia and Psychosis
Faculty: Vandana Y. Bhide, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.A.P., A.B.I.H.M., David A. Horowitz, M.D. and Kendal Williams, M.D., M.P.H.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2016  Review Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2019

TOPIC 1: Approach to the Management of Diabetes in the Hospitalized Patient.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to utilize the latest evidence based medicine and guidelines to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Develop a diabetes treatment strategy that identifies and reaches a target glucose.
  2. Develop a diabetes treatment strategy that integrates the issues of chronic management.
  3. Develop a diabetes treatment strategy that utilizes insulin effectively.

TOPIC 2: Practical Management of Heart Failure in the Hospitalized Patient. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Appropriately manage decompensated heart failure in hospitalized patients.
  2. Assess the indications for positive inotropic agents and ultrafiltration in systolic heart failure.
  3. Distinguish the treatment of systolic versus diastolic heart failure.

TOPIC 3: Delirium, Dementia, and Psychosis – The Diagnosis and Management of the Inpatient with Mental Status Change.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP

  1. Apply a diagnostic approach to the hospitalized patient with acute mental status change.
  2. Discuss the differential diagnosis of psychosis in the hospitalized patient.
  3. Based on a systematic review of the best evidence, formulate an evidence-based management strategy for delirium in the hospital setting.
  4. Develop an evidence-based screening and treatment protocol for the prevention and management of alcohol withdrawal syndromes.

MODULE 7: AUDIO – HM – Common Problems

  • Perioperative Medicine
  • Vertigo/Syncope
  • Consultative Medicine

Title: Hospital Medicine – Common Problems: Perioperative Medicine; Vertigo/Syncope; Consultative Medicine
Faculty: Vandana Y. Bhide, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.A.P., A.B.I.H.M. and Kendal Williams, M.D., M.P.H.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2016  Review Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2019

TOPIC 1: Update in Perioperative Medicine.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Appraise pre-operative cardiac risk stratification and management strategies.
  2. Determine the role of non-invasive stress testing, echocardiography, coronary angiography and the use of biomarkers to assess peri-operative cardiac risk.
  3. Relate the indications for beta blockers, statins and aspirin in the peri-operative period.
  4. Evaluate the bleeding risks of commonly prescribed medications and OTC supplements taken pre-operatively.

TOPIC 2: The Evaluation and Management of Syncope and Vertigo.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP

  1. Appropriately evaluate patients with syncope or vertigo.
  2. Formulate a diagnostic evaluation strategy of syncope or vertigo that is based on best practices.
  3. Debate the value of the various diagnostic approaches to the workup of syncope.
  4. Prescribe an effective therapeutic strategy for the management of both syncope and vertigo.

TOPIC 3: Consultative Medicine: Transfusion Guidelines, Delirium, Beers Criteria, Anticoagulation Guidelines.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Interpret changes in the updated 2012 American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Guidelines for Antithrombotic Therapy.
  2. Assess restrictive red blood cell transfusion strategy as recommended by American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) guidelines.
  3. Evaluate clinical factors that make patients more prone to hospital and postoperative delirium.
  4. Employ evidence-based strategies to treat delirium in hospitalized patients.

MODULE 8: VIDEO – HM – Radiology

  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Abdominal Radiography
  • Mediastinum and Heart

Title: Hospital Medicine – Radiology: Pulmonary Embolism; Abdominal Radiography; Mediastinum and Heart

Faculty: Adam R. Guttentag, M.D. and Ryan J. Smith, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2017  Review Date: July 1, 2017  Expiration Date: July 1, 2020

TOPIC 1: Evaluation of Patients with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism

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

  1. Develop an evidence based algorithm for the use of imaging in evaluation of patients with possible thromboembolic disease.
  2. Discuss advantages and disadvantages of various imaging techniques in PE evaluation.
  3. Integrate d-Dimer testing into evaluation of patients with suspected pulmonary embolism when appropriate.

TOPIC 2: Abdominal Radiography

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

  1. Determine when abdominal radiographs are appropriate in evaluating patients with abdominal pain.
  2. Establish a pattern for evaluating plain radiographs of the abdomen.
  3. Distinguish normal from abnormal bowel gas patterns.

TOPIC 3: Imaging the Mediastinum and Heart

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

  1. Develop an approach to analyzing the mediastinum on chest radiography.
  2. Develop an appropriate differential diagnosis for a mediastinal mass based on location.
  3. Discuss current indications for gated cardiac CT Angiography.

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