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Young Adults with Chronic Conditions: Optimizing Treatment and Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care 2020
Mar 02 - 04, 2020 | CME 26.25 | USD $975 | Cambridge, Massachusetts
Young Adults with Chronic Conditions: Optimizing Treatment and Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care is organized by The Penzias Group, Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from Mar 02 - 04, 2020 at Royal Sonesta Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America. Who Should Attend: Physicians, NPs, and PAs in: • Pediatrics • Internal Medicine • Family Medicine • Medicine-Pediatrics • Pediatric Subspecialties • Medical Specialties and Subspecialties and Psychologists, Social Workers, and Counselors who support young adults with chronic conditions and their families Accreditation: • 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM • 26.25 ABIM MOC points • 26.25 AAFP Prescribed credits • 26.25 ABP MOC points Description: Strategies, best practices, and tools for state-of-the-art care and transition of young adults with chronic conditions: This special program provides education to optimize: • Clinical approaches to care of adolescents and young adults with chronic conditions, mental illness, autism, physical disabilities • The transition of these patients to-and acceptance of these patients into-adult care: timing, assessment, checklists, legal and insurance considerations NEW in 2020, this program also provides guidance to: • Find adult providers • Approach reimbursement • Promote self-management and advocacy • Ensure successful transfer Optimized Clinical Approaches • Updates for a wide range of chronic conditions • Strategies to support patients with mental illness • Care for the pregnant patient with chronic disease • Best practices for patients with autism • State-of-the-art approaches to manage chronic pain in young adults • Current approaches to substance abuse in young adults • What to screen for in a young adult cancer survivor • Screening for high-risk behaviors and their impact on chronic illness • Addressing sexual health and fertility with young adults who have chronic conditions • Differentiating treatment as patients age Transitioning Patients To and Accepting Patients Into Adult Care Practices • Timing: when to begin the process of integrating young adults into adult care • Evidence-based approaches to prepare patients for adult care • How to expediently teach self-management skills • Understanding unique needs of patients with pediatric-acquired illness • Preventing adverse health outcomes as patients move to adult care • Best practices to utilize team-based care to optimize the transition • Advocacy and healthcare reform in transition care • Encouraging adherence through shared decision-making: when, why, how • Devising and implementing effective transition policies and training • Developing individualized transition plans • Transition timing and tracking of progress • Accommodating young adults with developmental disabilities in your setting • Assessing functional capacity to determine need for guardianship • Social determinants of health in chronic disease management • Development of a community health worker program • Current approaches to preventive counseling and anticipatory guidance Helping Patients with Self-Care and Advocacy • Independent living • Self-management • Self-advocacy • Decision-making • Information sharing • Effective communications • Patient self-advocacy with insurance companies and other care providers • Transition to college/community living
Mar 21, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $135 | Cambridge, Massachusetts
3rd Annual Case Management and Transitions of Care Conference - Massachusetts Chapter is organized by American Case Management Association (ACMA) and will be held on Mar 21, 2020 at Boston Marriott Cambridge, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America. Who Should Attend? • Case managers • Nurses • Social workers • Physician advisors • Physicians Accreditation: Earn Up to the Following CE Hours: • 6.0 Nursing and Social Work Contact Hours (based on 50-minute hour) • 5.0 Nursing and Social Work Contact Hours (based on 60-minute hour) • 5.0 ACM ACM – This CE activity is approved by the American Case Management Association (ACMA) for ACM Certification renewal credits About The Event: The 2020 Massachusetts Chapter Conference will be an opportunity to share knowledge and learn with case management and transitions of care professionals in health care. Gain new strategies and insights when you collaborate for care with your peers. Take advantage of this unique professional development event right in your backyard and improve patient outcomes. What Will You Get? • Innovative ideas you can immediately use • Updates on case management best practices from recognized innovators • In-depth discussion about the latest health care resources • Knowledge-sharing with like-minded peers • Interaction with the latest tools and products in the exhibit hall • Networking and education with dedicated professionals Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 06 - 07, 2020 | USD $1795 | Cambridge, Massachusetts
8th Annual Chief Medical Officer Summit (CMO) is organized by The Conference Forum (TCF) and will be held from Apr 06 - 07, 2020 at Boston Marriott Cambridge, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America. Description: Although the program is primarily designed for CMOs of emerging biotech companies, large pharma CMOs and other R&D decision-makers also attended to exchange best practices in drug development and business management. Dedicated to Accomplishing Two Goals:Dedicated to Accomplishing Two Goals: • To bring together CMO and R&D executives to address the unique challenges associated with directing and managing all R&D functions with limited resources, while raising capital and strategizing for appropriate exits. • To create a network of CMOs and R&D Leadership from small to mid-size life science companies to share ideas, solutions and support. Key Topic Areas for 2020: • Leveraging Real-World Data and AI/ML to Optimize Clinical Development • The Evolving Role of a CMO from Pre- to Post-IPO • Recruiting, Retaining and Motivating Top-Level Talent • How to Serve What Seems Like Everybody in the CMO Role: Prioritizing Effectively • Creative Budgeting in an Increasingly Expensive Industry • Insourcing and Outsourcing as Your Company Evolves • The Changing R&D Landscape in the Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industry • Harmonizing Drug Development and Clinical Operations Across Different Continents and Countries • Career Development with Physician-Focused Career Coaches • Building Teams and Expanding Your Reach with Virtualization Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 26 - 29, 2020 | CME 35.00 | USD $1375 | Cambridge, Massachusetts
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 2020 is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS), The Penzias Group and will be held from Apr 26 - 29, 2020 at Royal Sonesta Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America. Who Should Attend: • Pulmonologists • Critical Care Physicians • Internists • Nurse Practitioners • Physician Assistants • Residents and Fellows Accreditation: The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 35.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. • Pulmonary and Critical Care Course alone: 31.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • Sleep Medicine Workshop: 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • Interventional Pulmonology Workshop: 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Course Description: The objective of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 2020 is to review subjects of major clinical importance together with current approaches to their diagnosis and their management. The topics include a variety of intensive care issues such as sepsis, ARDS, vasopressors, and ventilator management, as well as pulmonary issues such as lung transplantation, interstitial lung disease, COPD, pulmonary hypertension, cough, pleural disease, sleep apnea, pneumonia, tuberculous and non tuberculous mycobacteria, asthma, the management of thromboembolism, and lung cancer. The course utilizes lectures and case discussion, supplemented by extensive lecture notes and an accompanying bibliography, and informal meet-the-professor sessions. The program features expert speakers with diverse teaching methodologies, including lecture seminars, case discussion and expert panels (Meet-the-Professor) for interactive question/answer sessions. The use of multiple learning methodologies to engage the learners in the educational process will assist them in developing new strategies to use in their daily practice. Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 2020 is presented in the highest standard of academic rigor. The topics presented are evidence based, and will inform and inspire the participants to retain the newly acquired knowledge and incorporate it into their daily practice Comprehensive updates and strategies for state-of-the-art care Led by Harvard Medical School faculty, this comprehensive course, which has sold out each of the past 4 years, provides education and updates to optimize your care of patients with: • Chronic cough • COPD • Lung nodules • Sleep apnea • Asthma • Influenza • GERD • Sarcoidosis • Sepsis • ARDS • Thromboembolism • Lung cancer • Interstitial lung disease • Palliative care • Pulmonary hypertension • Mycobacterial disease • Mechanical ventilation • Robotic bronchoscopy • Lung transplantation • Bronchiectasis All sessions are led by master clinicians who deliver information in inspiring and entertaining ways, and provide specific recommendations to incorporate the latest updates into your practice, including: • High-flow oxygen therapy for respiratory failure • Gut and lung microbiome: emerging implications for lung health • Incorporating new biologic therapies into your practice • Pulmonary embolus: the latest treatment strategies • Expanded diagnostic options for mycobacterial infection • New practice recommendations for treating sepsis • ICU advances for ECMO and delirium • Guidance to conduct end-of-life discussions • Lung cancer: new targeted therapies and immunotherapies • Updates in pulmonary pathology • Endobronchial volume reduction • Robotic bronchoscopy Participants also get a glimpse into the future of the field with short talks given by world-renowned experts on exciting, cutting-edge topics. Reasons to Attend in 2020: Practitioners from around the world attend this course for: • The most current guidelines for treating sepsis • Update on vaping-related lung disease • Gut and lung microbiome: emerging implications for lung health • Best practices to apply the newest asthma and COPD drugs • Guidance to navigate controversies surrounding therapeutic hypothermia and post-cardiac arrest neurologic prognosis • New approaches that improve outcomes for patients with unexplained chronic cough • When and how to utilize high-flow oxygen • When to consider ECMO in a hypoxemic patient • 2020 guidelines for management of lung nodules • Proper usage of new antithrombotic agents • Targeted therapies and immunotherapies for lung cancer • When to consider lung transplantation • When and how to use the new drugs in IPF • Expert advice on mycobacterial diagnostics and therapy • 2020 updates for severe influenza: pathogenesis, and when and how to employ the new antiviral agents • New concepts in the use of vasopressors in septic shock • New drugs and combinations in pulmonary hypertension • New management strategies for pulmonary embolus Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Evaluate the pathophysiology of lung disease and critical illness, including key pathologic and radiologic features • Apply evidence from recent literature to clinical case management • Follow new clinical practice guidelines to improve patient outcomes • Utilize diagnostic and therapeutic tools offered by specialists outside of pulmonary and critical care medicine to optimally care for complicated patients Optional Half-day Workshops: Sleep Medicine for the Pulmonologist Wednesday Afternoon, 1:30 – 4:45 pm NEW Interventional Pulmonology Tools and Techniques: Technology Review, Showcase, Simulations, and Hands-On Learning Wednesday Afternoon, 1:00 – 4:30 pm
Apr 30 - May 02, 2020 | CME 20.75 | USD $950 | Cambridge, Massachusetts
Current Concepts and Controversies in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery: 2020 is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from Apr 30 - May 02, 2020 at Royal Sonesta Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America. Target Audience: This course is targeted to Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants. This course may also be of interest to physicians who practice in Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Surgery, and Thoracic Surgery. Accreditation: Physicians: The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. American Board of Surgery (ABS): This activity provides 20.75 Self-Assessment Credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program. Description: The postgraduate course in vascular and endovascular surgery provides a unique function as it involves all of the Boston and Eastern Massachusetts medical centers to provide faculty, including many leaders on a national and international scale with a focused, up to date approach towards multiple topics of interest in vascular disease, including patient assessment by vascular surgeons and other vascular specialists. As such, it will try to help provide the optimal approach for the evaluation, diagnostic, and management (including technical performance in ‘How I Do It’) and offer specific treatment options for a whole array of vascular problems. This will provide a current comprehensive review of the evaluation and management of this patient population as well as address many of the existing controversies. This should translate into improved patient outcomes through a better understanding of pathogenesis, the diagnosis, and the natural history of the disease processes and how to select the optimal methodology for the treatment. The teaching format will include short lectures by the faculty, followed by a panel discussion where we will address many of the issues. This will provide the attendees the opportunity to ask multiple questions relating to the lectures and session presentations. This interactive session will help the course attendees improve their knowledge and competence in the practice of treating patients with vascular disease. During appropriate sessions, there will be formal debates on controversial topics to help the attendees appreciate the different points of view in these complex clinical problems. In addition, at the end of each day of lectures, there will also be numerous specific case presentations to help emphasize the lectured topics using the example of real patients with the vascular disease of the prior day sessions. Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: • Recognize optimal medical management and identify which current treatments are appropriate for carotid artery disease • Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of carotid stenting and endarterectomy • Apply current guidelines for aortic aneurysm evaluation and management • Determine the optimal management for patients with endoleak after EVAR • Integrate contemporary evidence and recommendations into the care of patients with lower extremity venous insufficiency and guidelines for treatment of diabetic ulcers • Compare the best available options for treating lower extremity ischemia • Employ endovascular therapies for peripheral artery occlusive disease, and which are appropriate • Manage acute arterial ischemia and venous disease according to current Society for Vascular Surgery guidelines • Identify multiple issues related to vascular medicine and the medical treatment of these patients • Recognize complications in treatment including myocardial infarction, bleeding • Define multiple methodologies to minimize their and the patients exposure to X-ray radiation
May 04 - 08, 2020 | CME 32.25 | USD $1695 | Cambridge, Massachusetts
Innovations and New Practices in Internal Medicine 2020 is organized by The Penzias Group, Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from May 04 - 08, 2020 at Royal Sonesta Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America. Who Should Attend: • Internists • Family Physicians • Medical Specialists • Nurse Practitioners • Physician Assistants Accreditation: • 32.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • 32.25 ABIM MOC points • 32.25 AAFP Prescribed credits • 4.50 credits of Risk Management Study, including 1.50 credits in Opioid Education/Pain Management training and 0.75 credits in Medical Marijuana training Course Overview: This course provides an intensive, comprehensive review of advances in internal medicine along with guidance on how to incorporate these new developments into everyday clinical practice. The educational experience is highly interactive and fast paced, draws upon real-life cases, and is designed and led by Harvard Medical School’s clinical faculty—the leaders in their respective fields—who are instrumental in bringing these innovations to clinical medicine. The State of the Art in Internal Medicine This Harvard Medical School CME program—among the highest-rated HMS CME courses--provides a comprehensive update of the most important changes impacting Internal Medicine and guidance to incorporate these advances into everyday clinical practice to improve patient outcomes. Practical, Fast-Paced, Case-Based Education The educational experience is highly interactive and fast paced, and draws upon real-life cases. The course is designed and led by Harvard Medical School’s clinical faculty who are leaders in their respective fields, and are instrumental in bringing these novel developments to clinical medicine. It offers updates and advances in diagnostic and treatment approaches, covering the broad spectrum of internal medicine specialties: • Cardiovascular Medicine • Geriatrics • Neurology • Pulmonology • Oncology • Sleep Medicine • Pain Medicine • Gastroenterology • Rheumatology • Infectious Diseases • Renal Medicine • Women’s Health • Toxicology • Endocrinology Guidance to Improve Diagnosis, Treatment and Clinical Outcomes Highlights of this program include: • Comprehensive update on new anticoagulants and their antidotes • Algorithms for the use of diabetes medications • The role of medical marijuana in patient care • Practical and timely instruction on obesity management • New treatments for heart failure • Advances in percutaneous valve replacement • The latest in C. difficile diagnosis and management • The physician's perspective on alternative medicine • Instructive cases in dermatology and rheumatology • Up-to-date guidance for management of opioid addiction • Updates in sleep apnea and pulmonary hypertension • The role of shared decision-making in cancer screening • Overview of immunotherapy for cancer • Best practices for responsible antibiotic use Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: • Review and interpret up-to-date literature relevant to clinical practice • Apply current/recommended guidelines in clinical practice • Apply up-to-date techniques to diagnose complex clinical problems • Identify/integrate current therapeutic options for specific disorders
May 06 - 08, 2020 | CME 31.00 | USD $995 | Cambridge, Massachusetts
Orthopedics | Sports Medicine | Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation | Orthopaedic Sports Medicine ...
Sports Medicine 2020 is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS), The Penzias Group and will be held from May 06 - 08, 2020 at Boston Marriott Cambridge, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America. Who Should Attend: PHYSICIANS, NPs, PAs from the fields of: • Sports Medicine • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation • Orthopedics • Family Medicine • Internal Medicine • Emergency Medicine • Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine • Physical Therapists • Certified Athletic Trainers ….and other healthcare practitioners who work with athletes or patients who are physically active Accreditation: The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 31.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. • 2.5-day course, Sports Medicine 2020: 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Optional skills development workshop • Running Medicine: 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • Cycling Medicine: 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • Pilates Applications: 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • Sports Ultrasound: 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • Dance Medicine 2020: 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • Sports Concussion 2020: 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • Sports Medicine for Athletes with Physical Disabilities: 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Course Overview: This comprehensive Sports Medicine course provides an in-depth, multidisciplinary approach to common musculoskeletal conditions by regional anatomy, providing a thorough overview in the evaluation and management of injuries using best evidence-based practice. Physiatrists, orthopedists, radiologists, physical therapists, and other sports medicine professionals with expertise in each topic will discuss both non-operative and surgical management of sports injuries, including the role of diagnostic imaging and interventional procedures, and rehabilitation to restore function, with the goal to facilitate safe and accelerated return to play. The course presents an interdisciplinary approach to the care of the athlete, including new and emerging treatments accounting for age and gender, and incorporates complex cases to synthesize learning. Special topics will include management of concussion, utilization of telehealth in sports practice, sports cardiology and pulmonology, sports psychology, sleep medicine, and safe and responsible use of both orthobiologic interventions and game-day pain management. Course add-ons and one- to 1.5-day workshops are available to provide in-depth education in Pilates for injury management and prevention, running medicine, sports concussion, diagnostic and interventional ultrasound, adaptive sports medicine, cycling medicine, and dance medicine. The Comprehensive 2020 Sports Medicine Update State-of-the-Art Approaches to the Diagnosis, Treatment, Rehabilitation, and Prevention of Sports Injuries In the past year, there have been a number of very significant clinical changes that affect the way we diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate sports injuries incurred by elite athletes, weekend warriors, and patients with active lifestyles. This CME program provides a special and timely opportunity to hear directly from world-renowned physician specialists (physiatrists, orthopedists, radiologists), team physicians and athletic trainers for the Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins, New England Revolution and New England Patriots, and physical therapists on the cutting edge of rehabilitation about these changes, and how to incorporate them into practice to improve: • Treatment outcomes for acute and overuse injuries of the spine, knee, hip, foot, and ankle, along with upper extremity conditions of the shoulder, neck, elbow, hand, and wrist • The effectiveness and expediency of physical evaluations • Appropriate diagnostic imaging and interpretation • Rehabilitation and return to play • Utilization of physical therapists and athletic trainers • Non-surgical management of injuries • Decisions to refer patients for surgery • Multidisciplinary team-based treatment • Injury prevention • Treatment of special populations, including runners, cyclists, performing artists, athletes with physical disabilities, and those with prior concussion Reasons To Attend: Unique to this program is its immersive, fast-paced, 360-degree educational experience. You will learn about changes and advances in sports medicine from three critical, interrelated perspectives: • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation • Musculoskeletal Radiology • Orthopedics Educational highlights include: • The most effective methods, both surgically and non-surgically, to manage injuries to tendons, joints, muscles, and ligaments in athletes vs. non-athletes • When and how to utilize cutting-edge regenerative sports medicine treatments • Updates for joint preservation treatment in the athlete • Advances in treating arthritis, including return to sport after arthroplasty • Updates in managing sports concussion and methods, including telehealth, to facilitate return to play • Practice recommendations to optimize care of the female athlete • Guidance for point-of-care ultrasound for evaluation and treatment of sports injuries in the clinic and on the sideline • New recommendations for identifying athletes at elevated risk for sudden cardiac death • Optimized approaches for interpreting images and making decisions about operative versus conservative management • Best practices for addressing anxiety and sleep problems in the athlete • Clinical strategies to account for age, gender, and patient conditions • Management of chronic tendon disorders and compartment syndrome • Optimizing pain management in the professional athlete on game day and beyond The format is engaging and attendees are encouraged to pose questions in sessions and workshops as well as one-on-one with the national and international experts who will be delivering the updates and education at this event.
Jun 08 - 13, 2020 | CME 62.75 | USD $1875 | Cambridge, Massachusetts
Internal Medicine Comprehensive Review and Update 2020 is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from Jun 08 - 13, 2020 at Royal Sonesta Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America. Who Should Attend: • Internists • Family Physicians • Medical Specialists • Nurse Practitioners • Physician Assistants ...and other medical professionals who want a comprehensive review of Internal Medicine and its subspecialties. Accreditation: Accreditation Council For Continuing Medical Education: The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 62.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. • Main course: 59.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • Optional workshop: 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ American Board of Internal Medicine: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 62.75 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. Americam Academy of Family Physicians: This Live activity, Internal Medicine Comprehensive Review and Update 2020, with a beginning date of 06/08/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 62.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Risk Management: This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 5.50 credits of Risk Management Study. This includes 1.75 credits of Opioid Education and Pain Management Training and .75 credits of End-of-Life Care Studies. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits. Description: This program provides a comprehensive and evidence-based review of the rapidly evolving changes impacting the practice of Internal Medicine. Led by Harvard Medical School’s most distinguished clinical faculty, this course emphasizes recent advances, state-of-the-art clinical strategies, controversies, the latest guidelines, and improved options for screening, diagnosis, and management of illnesses across Internal Medicine. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Apply the most up-to-date & evidence-based recommendations for diagnosis and clinical management of the most relevant illnesses seen across Internal Medicine • Incorporate new clinical and translational research findings across Internal Medicine and its subspecialties into more effective approaches in medical management across a wide array of clinical settings (ambulatory and inpatient) • Identify the full breadth and depth of diagnostic and management strategies used in everyday clinical practice as guided by the medical literature with the aim to improve patient outcomes
Jun 08 - 13, 2020 | CME 62.75 | USD $1875 | Cambridge, Massachusetts
Internal Medicine Comprehensive Review and Update 2020 is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from Jun 08 - 13, 2020 at Royal Sonesta Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America. Who Should Attend: • Internists • Family Physicians • Medical Specialists • Nurse Practitioners • Physician Assistants ...and other medical professionals who want a comprehensive review and update in Internal Medicine Accreditation: The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 62.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. • Main course: 59.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • Optional workshop: 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • 62.75 ABIM MOC points • 62.75 AAFP Prescribed credits • 4.50 Credits Risk Management Study Course Description: Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Updates for Internal Medicine and Its Subspecialties: This CME program from the leading clinical faculty of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital provides comprehensive instruction to ensure clinicians are current with the latest evidence and best practices for: • Cardiovascular Medicine • Pulmonary Medicine • Critical Care • Hematology and Oncology • Mind-Body Medicine • Infectious Diseases • Gastroenterology • Endocrinology • Rheumatology • Nephrology • Travel Medicine • Allergy and Immunology • Immunotherapies and Biologics • Lifestyle Medicine • Women’s Health • Obesity Medicine • Hospital Medicine • Addiction Medicine • Geriatrics • Neurology • Psychiatry • Palliative Care • Dermatology • Pain Medicine Practical, Results-Focused Education for Ambulatory and Inpatient Settings: Enhance your skills and optimize your patient outcomes by joining Harvard Medical School’s most distinguished faculty-across all relevant fields of Internal Medicine—as they provide updates, best practices and clinical strategies designed to improve day-to-day practice in both ambulatory and inpatient settings. • Now in its 60th year, this program is among the highest-rated Harvard Medical School CME courses. Highlights of the 2020 program, comprising 80+ high-impact, incisive educational sessions, include: • Comprehensive updates across all areas of Internal Medicine presented by Harvard Medical School’s leading clinical faculty and most distinguished teachers • Specific evidence-based recommendations to incorporate updates into practice for optimized patient care and outcomes • Outcomes-driven strategies to improve diagnosis and management of diseases seen in both ambulatory and inpatient settings • Case-based sessions and daily Q&A sessions with Harvard faculty • Expanded treatment options for: ◘ Cardiovascular disease (including CVD in women) ◘ Obesity (including medical and surgical management) ◘ Diabetes and novel therapeutic strategies ◘ Women’s health ◘ COPD, asthma and obstructive sleep apnea ◘ Smoking cessation ◘ IBD, functional bowel disorders, eosinophilic syndromes and upper tract diseases ◘ Vasculitis, SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, and more • The state of the art in: ◘ Coronary artery disease screening ◘ Acute coronary syndrome management ◘ Anticoagulation strategies ◘ Delirium and its management ◘ Thromboembolic disease and its complications ◘ Immunotherapies and biologics ◘ Cancer screening strategies ◘ Mind-Body Medicine and the evidence behind it ◘ Emerging infections and clinical management of pneumonia ◘ HIV medicine, care of the immunosuppressed host, and skin/soft tissue infections ◘ Management of C. difficile (including new therapies) ◘ Immunization and travel medicine strategies ◘ Diagnostic and treatment strategies for viral hepatitis ◘ Addiction medicine, including safe opioid prescription ◘ Acute kidney injury, acid-base disorders and care of patients with chronic kidney disease ◘ Osteoporosis management and approach to the patient with menopausal symptoms ◘ Diagnosis and management of anxiety and depression • The latest guidelines for: ◘ Breast cancer and GYN cancer screening ◘ Additional cancer screening (including prostate and colon) ◘ Hyperlipidemia and hypertension ◘ Diagnosis and management of sepsis ◘ Rational antibiotic use in the era of rising antimicrobial resistance • A live, interactive New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Clinicopathologic Conference (CPC) session Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Apply the most up-to-date and evidence-based recommendations for diagnosis and clinical management of the most relevant illnesses seen across Internal Medicine • Incorporate new clinical and translational research findings across Internal Medicine and its subspecialties into more effective approaches in medical management across a wide array of clinical settings (ambulatory and inpatient) • Identify the full breadth and depth of diagnostic and management strategies used in everyday clinical practice as guided by the medical literature with the aim to improve patient outcomes