Programs

Courses

  • Chronic Hepatitis C: A Multifaceted Disease

    2 CME Credits

    CHC

    Chronic hepatitis C afflicts 170 million individuals worldwide and is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. In this course, we discuss the various modes of acquisition of hepatitis C. Although cirrhosis and its attendant complications including primary hepatocellular carcinoma are the major causes of morbidity and mortality, patients with chronic hepatitis C may also exhibit protean extrahepatic manifestations. On occasion, these dominate the clinical picture and account for serious morbidity and even mortality. Treatment options and definitions of types of responses are clearly delineated.

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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.

    This is one of two courses eligible for Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) waiver training hours.

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  • Fecal Microbiota Transplantation For the Treatment of Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Infections

    0.5 CME Credit

    FMT

    This course will provide an overview of recurrent clostridium difficile infections, including mechanism of disease and treatment options. This course will also review the steps required for safe fecal microbiota transplantation including: indication, donor, risks, delivery modality, and follow up. This course is intended for clinicians and medical students.

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  • Gambling Disorder in your Practice: Information and Resources

    4 CME Credits
    VT

    Gambling Disorder in Your Practice: Information and Resources is dedicated to increasing provider understanding of disordered gambling and its importance to their practice. This case-based course will include information about the epidemiology and clinical features of disordered gambling and will detail options for the primary care provider with regard to screening of and referral for disordered gambling.

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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.

    This is one of two courses eligible for Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) waiver training hours.

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  • New Drugs to Treat Type 2 Diabetes

    1.25 CME Credit

    Diabetes

    New Drugs to Treat Type 2 Diabetes is a case-based review of the newer agents available for the treatment of patients with diabetes. This course focuses on the practical application of these agents for clinicians in practice, including their efficacy, cardiovascular safety and risk/side effect profiles, and when to best consider their use in clinical care.

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  • New Treatments in Heart Failure

    1 CME Credit

    HF

    This course provides an update and clinical case discussions on new pharmacologic treatments for heart failure, including angiotensin-neprilysin inhibitors, ivabradine, and iron. This course is intended for advanced care and specialty physicians including cardiologists, primary care physicians, pharmacists, psychologists, physician assistants, nurses, and nurse practitioners.

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  • NOACs for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation

    0.75 CME Credit

    NOACs

    This course will review the clinical trial data on the efficacy and safety of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs) for prevention of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). We will cover the appropriate dosing and monitoring of NOACs and their appropriate use in different vulnerable patient populations. This course will also review strategies to prevent and manage NOAC-related bleeding in the era of specific reversal agents (antidotes).

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  • Procalcitonin in Diagnosing Bacterial Infection: Ready for Prime-Time?

    1.25 CME Credits

    NOACs

    This course will review the appropriate use and limitations of procalcitonin testing in the diagnosis and antibiotic management of infectious diseases. This course is intended for primary care and specialty physicians, pharmacists, psychologists, physician assistants, nurses, and nurse practitioners.

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  • Research Methods 101 for the Provider: A Guide to Critical Research Consumption 

    2 CME Credits
    VT

    Research Methods 101 for the Provider: A Guide to Critical Research Consumption is designed to increase providers’ competence to critically evaluate research by increasing their knowledge of the scientific method, research design, and common biases. Ideally, improvements in knowledge and competence will translate into improvements in clinician performance as they use their understanding of research to provide better care and communication to their patients.

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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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  • Update and Board Review in Internal Medicine: Part One

    31.5 CME Credits

    This Brigham and Women's Hospital course provides a comprehensive review of the current practice of Internal Medicine using case-based teaching, delivered by highly experienced Brigham physicians/Harvard faculty with renowned expertise in their fields of interest.

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  • Update and Board Review in Internal Medicine: Part Two

    15.75 CME Credits

    Complementary to our Part One course, the Brigham and Women's Hospital Update and Board Review in Internal Medicine Online: Part Two course comprises a review of the current practice of medicine in a wider range of specialty areas. Highly experienced Brigham Physicians/Harvard faculty, each with renowned expertise in their field of interest, deliver case-based teaching.

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  • Venous Thrombosis

    1 CME Credit
    VT

    The approach to the adult patient with deep venous thrombosis will be discussed here with an emphasis upon the use of diagnostic tests to establish an accurate diagnosis and the initiation of anticoagulant therapy. Indications for testing for an inherited cause of thrombophilia are addressed along with the potential implications of the discovery of an underlying thrombophilic defect for the patient and affected relatives.

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