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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  • 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.

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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.

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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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