Two American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Hospital Medicine Modules
Receive two (2) American Medical Seminars, Inc.® Hospital 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.
MODULE 1: Hospital Medicine – Infectious Diseases
MODULE 2: Hospital Medicine – Neurology
Downloadable/Streaming: Includes MP3/MP4; PDF Syllabus; PDF Test; Online Testing
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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.
Original Release Date: July 1, 2020
Expiration Date: July 1, 2023
Topics & Objectives
Click to View: AMS - 2020-07HMid-Hospital Medicine – Infectious Diseases: Bloodstream Infections/Endocarditis; Multi-Drug Resistant; Skin/Soft Tissue (Downloadable)
Topics & Objectives
AMS - 2020-07HMid-Hospital Medicine – Infectious Diseases: Bloodstream Infections/Endocarditis; Multi-Drug Resistant; Skin/Soft Tissue (Downloadable)Title: HMid-Hospital Medicine – Infectious Diseases: Bloodstream Infections/Endocarditis; Multi-Drug Resistant; Skin/Soft Tissue Faculty: John K. Crane, M.D., PhD., Blair Weikert, M.D. Original Release Date: July 1, 2020 Expiration Date: July 1, 2023 TOPIC 1: Bloodstream Infections and Endocarditis. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP
- Analyze the epidemiology and risk factors for bloodstream infections and endocarditis in patients presenting to a primary care practice.
- Employ the diagnosis and management skills for bloodstream infections and infective endocarditis as per the current IDSA guidelines.
- Recognize post-infection patient management issues and apply appropriate endocarditis prophylaxis measures as per the AHA guidelines
- Assess to identify and avoid or minimize the urgent and serious threats of drug resistance as identified by the CDC and IDSA.
- Apply the most effective and appropriate treatment and strategy for each infection.
- Determine when specialist referral will result in an improved outcome.
- Differentiate between skin and soft tissue infections that require antibiotic coverage for anaerobes and those that do not.
- Accurately diagnose venous stasis dermatitis as a non-infectious entity.
- Correctly formulate treatment plans for animal and human bites.
- Identify 2 or more non-infectious diagnoses that resemble “bilateral cellulitis”
Click to View: AMS - 2020-07HMne-Hospital Medicine - Neurology: Headaches; Stroke; Syncope/Vertigo (Downloadable)
Topics & Objectives
AMS - 2020-07HMne-Hospital Medicine - Neurology: Headaches; Stroke; Syncope/Vertigo (Downloadable)Title: HMne-Hospital Medicine - Neurology: Headaches; Stroke; Syncope/Vertigo Faculty:Gerald W. Smetana, M.D., M.A.C.P,. Kendal Williams, M.D., M.P.H. Original Release Date: July 1, 2020 Expiration Date: July 1, 2023 TOPIC 1 Treatment of Primary Headache Syndromes. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP
- Appreciate the role of abortive therapy for migraine, tension-type, and cluster headaches.
- Recognize the range of options for pharmacologic acute and preventive therapy, as recommended by the AHS 2015 Evidence-Based recommendations for migraine, as well as options for tension-type, and cluster headaches.
- Develop non-pharmacologic treatment strategies for migraine as per the most recent Cochrane Systematic Review.
- Assess common presentations of cerebrovascular insufficiency.
- Prescribe the initial management of patients with a suspected acute CVA.
- Apply cutting edge strategies and therapies for the management of hemorrhagic and thrombotic strokes.
- Distinguish between stroke and TIA and appropriately assess the patient with TIA for early risk of stroke.
- Formulate an effective post-stroke secondary prevention plan as per the AHA/ASA guidelines.
- Appropriately evaluate patients with syncope or vertigo.
- Formulate a diagnostic evaluation strategy of syncope or vertigo that is based on best practices and the 2017 ACC/AHA/HRS guidelines.
- Debate the value of the various diagnostic approaches to the workup of syncope.
- Prescribe an effective therapeutic strategy for the management of both syncope and vertigo per the 2017 ACC/AHA/HRS guidelines.