The Brigham Update in Hospital Medicine

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Full Course:  25.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD; (EXPIRES 01/31/21)

Course(s) are appropriate for:  This activity is designed for Hospitalists, Internists, Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and other clinicians caring for hospitalized patients.

Discover the Latest Trends in Hospital Medicine
The Brigham Update in Hospital Medicine is a case-based, comprehensive look at new developments, guidelines, and therapeutic strategies in the field. Led by Christopher L. Roy, MD, SFHM, and Glen M. Kim, MD, MPH, this CME program covers a broad set of topics, providing the most relevant information on core concepts, including:
  • Practical review of direct oral anticoagulants and reversal agents
  • Rapid-fire cases on insulin management
  • Can't-miss radiology diagnoses
  • New pharmacotherapies for opioid addiction
  • Practice-changing recommendations for supplemental O2
  • Pearls for improving laboratory interpretation
  • Practical approaches to ß-lactam allergy
  • Updated guidelines for sepsis and septic shock


This course is strictly ONLINE with no download – an internet connection is critical in order to do this course.  Do not complete testing prior to the end of your chosen date period or your dates will be adjusted.

Series 1 (HOSPMED1)

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Course Topics

Direct Oral Anticoagulants: What a Hospitalist Needs to Know

Current Strategies and Common Questions in the Management of Urinary Tract Infections

Current Approaches in the Management of Venous Thromboembolism

Antibiotic Update

The Hemodialysis Patient: What a Hospitalist Needs to Know

High-Yield Rheumatology for the Hospitalist

Diagnosis and Management of Bronchitis and Pneumonia in the Hospitalized Patient

Can't Miss Radiology Diagnoses

Cirrhosis for the Hospitalist

Rapid-Fire Hematology Cases for the Hospitalist

Oncology for the Hospitalist

Acute Stroke: New Definitions, New Treatments, and New Expectations

Best Practices in Pain and Palliative Care

Skin Infections and Infection Mimickers

Current Strategies and Controversies in Addiction Medicine

Evidence-Based Approaches to Inpatient Hyperglycemia Evidence-Based Approaches to Inpatient Hyperglycemia Evidence-Based Approaches to Inpatient Hyperglycemia Evidence-Based Approaches to Inpatient Hyperglycemia

Allergy Update: Antibiotic Allergies, Anaphylaxis and Other Common Consult Questions

Evidence-Based Management of COPD/Asthma

Allergy Update: Antibiotic Allergies, Anaphylaxis and Other Common Consult Questions

Evidence-Based Management of COPD/Asthma

Evidence-Based Case Review in Preoperative Evaluation

Update in Acute Kidney Injury

Current and Emerging Concepts in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Update in C. difficile

Rapid-Fire Electrolyte Cases for the Hospitalist: Na, Ca

Rethinking Common Labs: Pearls for the Hospitalist

A Case Review: Evidence, Guidelines, and Pearls for Atrial Fibrillation

GI Bleed: What a Hospitalist Needs to Know

Recent Advances in Heart Failure

Best Practices in Delirium Prevention and Treatment

Addressing and Managing Adrenal Disorders

Improving the Evaluation and Management of Syncope

Update in Sepsis

Practical Approaches to Pancreatobiliary Disease Management

Evidence-Based Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes

Course Objectives

After viewing this program, participants will be better able to apply:
  • Best practices for common problems in hospital medicine
  • Seminal studies and updates in the evidence
  • Recent guideline recommendations
  • Expert opinions where the data are lacking
  • Pearls for interpreting common laboratory diagnostics



The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 25.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Date of Original Release: December 15, 2018
Termination Date: January 31, 2021 (Please note that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)
Estimated Time to Complete: 25.50 hours
CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.
ABIM Medical Knowledge MOC Points
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 25.50 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.
Risk Management Credit
This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 1.5 credits of Risk Management Study. This includes:
1.5 Credits of Opioid Education and Pain Management Training
.75 Credit of End-of-Life Care Studies
Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.
Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Accreditation Criteria and Policies. It is HMS's policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.
Disclosure information for all individuals in control of the content of the activity is located on the disclosure statement.

Additional Information


Expand Your Skills

Available online, The Brigham Update in Hospital Medicine provides a maximum of 25.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and 25.50 MOC points, as well as access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews. Expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.


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