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Tailoring Treatment for the Asthmatic Patient: A Stepwise Approach to Care: A 48-Year-Old Woman With Worsening Asthma

June 2016
This case highlights effective asthma management, understanding disease variants and tailoring treatment to patients’ individual needs. Selecting appropriate inhalation devices, followed by both initial instruction and ongoing monitoring of inhalation technique are important factors in effective asthma management.

0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Adherence and Hypertension in the Geriatric Patient

May 2016
This case highlights recommendations for geriatric patients with hypertension, complications of the aging/geriatric patient, and causes of poor adherence to medical treatment.

0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.50 / CE for Nurses (0.10 pharmcotherapeutic credits)

A 75-Year-Old Woman With Complaints of Forgetfulness

April 2016
This case highlights an older patient who complains of occasional forgetfulness but is otherwise able to function normally may be an example of the “worried well” or may in fact be in an early stage of Alzheimer’s disease.

0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Diagnosis of IPF in a 62-Year-Old Female Using an Evidence-Based Approach

March 2016
This case explains the diagnostic algorithm of IPF, focusing on the exclusion of similar interstitial lung diseases, the interpretation of radiological results, and the incorporation of a multidisciplinary discussion in the patient’s workup.

0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Signs, Symptoms, and Screening

February 2016

Primary care providers need to be aware of the recent breakthroughs in the management of HCV infection. This feature provides an update on evidence-based practices in the screening, diagnosis, and analysis of laboratory parameters, as well as research and modern therapeutics.

0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.50 / CE for Nurses

Nail Lesions; Rashes, Diarrhea, and Neuropsychiatric Issues; Macules on the Lips

Feburary 2016


0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.50 / CE for Nurses

Hereditary Breast Cancer Risk Assessment in Primary Care

January 2016

Primary care clinicians need to know how to properly assess patients who have an increased risk of genetic syndromes, as well as recognize familial disease patterns suggestive of inherited susceptibility to breast cancer.

0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.50 / CE for Nurses

Circular Rashes; Thickening of Skin and Plaques; Shiny, Skin-Colored Papules

January 2016


0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.50 / CE for Nurses

Managing Patient Perceptions of the Influenza Vaccine

December 2015

Why do some patients choose not to receive the annual influenza vaccine? This article examines common reasons and the best approach in discussing patients' their varying concerns regarding the vaccine.

0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.50 / CE for Nurses; includes 0.25 pharmacotherapy credits

Depigmented Forearm Patches; Blue-Gray Macules; Purple Papules on the Genitalia

December 2015


0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.50 / CE for Nurses; includes 0.25 pharmacotherapy credits

Psoriasis: An Overview of Current and Emerging Medications

November 2015

Many health care professionals other than dermatologists may not be aware of the range of therapies, particularly systemic, available for patients with moderate to severe psoriasis, outside of topical therapies, phototherapy, or the older biologics, which can be ineffective or come with significant end-organ toxicities. It is important that clinicians be aware of the common adverse effects of newer treatments.

0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.50 / CE for Nurses; includes 0.25 pharmacotherapy credits

Raised, Dark, Enlarging Lesion; Hypertrichosis; Painful Lesions With Fever

November 2015


0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.50 / CE for Nurses; includes 0.25 pharmacotherapy credits

October 2015 Dermatology CME/CE

October 2015


0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.50 / CE for Nurses

Achieving sustained remission in major depressive disorder

September 2015


This activity will provide primary care clinicians with an understanding of the impact of residual symptoms and the utilization of validated tools for monitoring treatment response; a review of novel treatment approaches; and strategies that support patient-provider communication.

1.00 / CE for Nurse Practitioners (0.30 pharmcotherapeutic credits)

September 2015 Dermatology CME/CE

September 2015


0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.50 / CE for Nurses; includes 0.50 pharmacotherapy credits

Eosinophilic esophagitis: A chronic inflammatory disorder

September 2015


This activity will help clinicians identify patients with eosinophilic esophagitis, refer them to specialists, and aid in long-term medication management.

0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.50 / CE for Nurses

August 2015 Dermatology CME/CE

August 2015


0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.50 / CE for Nurses; includes 0.25 pharmacotherapy credits

Exploring treatment options for migraine headache

August 2015


This article discusses the wide range of pharmacologic, nonpharmacologic, traditional, and nontraditional treatments that are available and how they can be tailored for individual patients.

0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.50 / CE for Nurses; includes 0.25 pharmacotherapy credits

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