Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine Review CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category I Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category I Credits for CME / CEU

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Internal Medicine Physicians, Subspecialist Physicians, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 92 (IM92) Topics Include:  and more.

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Full Course:
IM92
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
IM92A, IM92B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Women's Health/Neurology

Assess risk for cardiovascular disease in women; Optimize risk management of cardiovascular disease in women; Identify risk factors for cognitive decline; Counsel patients with multiple sclerosis about lifestyle changes that may affect disease severity; Determine whether imaging of the brain is appropriate for a patient presenting with headache.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT PM

Prescribing Errors/ Infections and Immunizations

Identify common mistakes made when prescribing medications; Explain impact of errors made when prescribing medications; Develop strategies to mitigate prescribing errors; List guidelines for management of selected infections encountered in the ambulatory setting; Cite recommendations for routine adult immunizations.

QUALIFIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Drug Allergies/Hospital Infections

Categorize hypersensitivity reactions according to the BellCoombs classification; Effectively treat angiotensin-converting enzyme-induced angioedema; Optimize use of %u03B2-lactam antibiotics in a patient with a history of penicillin or cephalosporin drug allergy.; Implement strategies for preventing hospital-acquired infections; Avoid unnecessary use of antibiotics in hospitalized patients

Hospital Readmissions/Telemedicine

Identify patients who are at high risk for hospital readmission; Develop strategies to reduce hospital readmissions; Utilize hospital and community resources to create personalized discharge plans that reduce hospital readmission; Review recent regulatory and billing changes in telemedicine that occurred after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic; Create strategies for incorporating telemedicine into clinical practice.

Highlights from State of the Art: Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

Recognize the importance of telemedicine for the delivery of health care during and after the COVID-19 pandemic; Optimize the selection and management of living organ donors through telemedicine; Identify social determinants of health for COVID-19 and its impact on transplant patients; Describe the demographics of the COVID-19 pandemic's effect on the general and transplant populations; Recognize the financial and mental health impacts of COVID-19, particularly in the kidney transplant population.

Palliative Medicine /Critical Care Medicine

Choose medications that improve symptoms and quality of life in severely ill patients; Avoid interventions that are standard of care for patients at the end of life but which lack evidence of efficacy; Counsel patients about the benefits of completing advance directives for medical care; Assess the benefit of vitamin C in patients with sepsis; Provide safe and effective prophylaxis against stress ulcers in intubated patients.

Thrombocytopenia in the Hospitalized Patient

Identify the most common etiologies of thrombocytopenia; Determine the underlying cause of thrombocytopenia in a hospitalized patient; Provide hospitalized patients with effective options for treatment of thrombocytopenia; Select patients most likely to benefit from first-line and newer medications used to treat thrombocytopenia; Optimize delivery in pregnant patients who have thrombocytopenia.

Bleeding Disorders /Advance Directive Planning

Explain the pathophysiology of platelet disorders and coagulation defects; Interpret the laboratory tests performed to assess the likelihood of a bleeding disorder; Contrast the clinical manifestations of primary vs secondary hemostasis disorders; Prepare a patient with a bleeding disorder for a required surgical procedure; Encourage advance care planning in patients with and without terminal illnesses.

Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia/ Coronary Artery Disease

Maximize the accuracy of different approaches to measuring blood pressure; Apply blood pressure treatment thresholds and targets from the Eighth Joint National Committee; Prescribe statins appropriately for the 4 main populations that benefit from statin therapy; Evaluate the advantages and drawbacks of medical management, percutaneous coronary intervention, and coronary artery bypass grafting for treating coronary artery disease; Assess the severity of coronary artery disease using the SYNTAX score.

Highlights from Primary Care Medicine: Principles and Practice

Compare the risk for severe illness due to COVID-19 in patients with asthma and COPD; Distinguish the %u201Clong-hauler%u201D phenotype of COVID-19 from other conditions; Recognize mimics of asthma and COPD; Determine whether anticoagulation therapy is indicated for a patient with atrial fibrillation; Manage periprocedural use of anticoagulation therapy.

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Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Diabetes, Obesity, Cardiology, Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders, Gastrenterology, Pulmonary Medicine

If you have taken the current Internal Medicine CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon.  There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Internal Medicine plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.

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