Expiration Date: July 1, 2019
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
- Develop a diabetes treatment strategy that identifies and reaches a target glucose.
- Develop a diabetes treatment strategy that integrates the issues of chronic management.
- 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
- Appropriately manage decompensated heart failure in hospitalized patients.
- Assess the indications for positive inotropic agents and ultrafiltration in systolic heart failure.
- 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
- Apply a diagnostic approach to the hospitalized patient with acute mental status change.
- Discuss the differential diagnosis of psychosis in the hospitalized patient.
- Based on a systematic review of the best evidence, formulate an evidence-based management strategy for delirium in the hospital setting.
- Develop an evidence-based screening and treatment protocol for the prevention and management of alcohol withdrawal syndromes.
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