Alcohol Use Disorders in Primary Care0.25 CME Credits
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.
Chronic Hepatitis C: A Multifaceted Disease2 CME Credits
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.
Management of Hyperlipidemia2 CME Credits, 2 MOC Points
Abnormalities 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.