Programs

Courses

  • Alcohol Use Disorders in Primary Care

    0.25 CME Credits

    AUD Join respected Boston psychiatrist and HMS instructor Dr. David Wolfe as he updates his colleagues on the latest guidelines regarding alcohol use disorder (AUD). In his presentation, Dr. Wolfe reviews current prevalence data, co-morbidities, and screening methods as well as changes reflected in the DSM-5 concerning the categorization of at-risk drinking behaviors.

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  • Clinical Challenges in Electrocardiography

    6 CME Credits
    CCIT

    This course will provide a series of multiple-choice questions based on 12-lead electrocardiograms as encountered in inpatient and outpatient-based settings. The emphasis will be on common and potentially life-threatening clinical entities including acute coronary syndromes, major cardiac arrhythmias, and metabolic problems affecting the ECG as well as other conditions such as drug toxicities.

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  • Collaborative Care Approaches for Management of OUD

    8 CME Credits

    Part of the Opioid Use Disorder Education Program

    This free course focuses on collaborative care strategies which include: provider roles and regulatory requirements; patient evaluation and patient education; transitioning between medications; potential misuse, relapse, and safer use; and caring for pregnant women and other special populations with OUD.

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  • Down Syndrome: Health Care Updates for the Primary Care Pediatrician

    1 CME Credit

    DSPDown syndrome is the most common chromosomal condition in humans, but do you know the latest evidence-based medicine on how to best manage these patients? Much has changed since medical school. Many health care guidelines and emerging literature are changing the way that individuals with Down syndrome are diagnosed, followed, and managed. Astute physicians can now detect associated conditions before they become symptomatic in an effort to maximize health care development.

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  • Identification, Counseling, and Treatment of OUD

    8 CME Credits

    Part of the Opioid Use Disorder Education Program

    This free course focuses on current best practices in identification and treatment of OUD, including treatment and maintenance with different medications, psychosocial approaches to treatment, addressing co-occurring psychiatric disorders, and preventing and treating overdose.

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  • Management of Hyperlipidemia

    2 CME Credits, 2 ABIM MOC Points

    MHLAbnormalities in lipid metabolism contribute to increased risk for developing coronary heart disease and other forms of vascular disease. This case-based, multiple question course will review current guidelines for patients with a variety of lipid disorders.

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  • Management of Infections in Advanced Dementia

    1 CME Credit

    Antimicrobial use is extensive in advanced dementia; however, prior research suggests much of this use may not be appropriate. This interactive, self-directed course employs four virtual patient cases to illustrate how health care providers can improve the management of infections in advanced dementia by merging best practices in infectious diseases and palliative care.

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  • Understanding Addiction

    8 CME Credits

    Part of the Opioid Use Disorder Education Program

    This free course focuses on the fundamentals regarding the nature of addiction including: the epidemiology of opioid use disorder, the chronic nature of OUD, the differences between dependence and use disorders, and the neurobiology behind addiction. This course also focuses on the changing perceptions and current stigmas surrounding opioid use disorder.

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