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Increasing Awareness about Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Treatment for Nurses

Hours: 0.5 Rating: 4.44

Treatment guidelines include recommendations on recently approved medications and discussions of recent clinical trial data on monotherapy and combination treatment options for PAH. Current and emerging management strategies target new pathways and treatment targets. This foundational activity provi ...

Strategies For Individualizing Pulmonary Hypertension Treatment to Ensure Optimal Patient Outcomes

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.44

In 2019, the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) published treatment guidelines on the management of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). These guidelines include recommendations on recently approved therapies and discussions of recent clinical trial data on monotherapy and combination tre ...

Scleroderma-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Early Detection For Better Outcomes

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.36

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a rare but potentially fatal complication of scleroderma. Early screening and diagnosis of PAH, followed by prompt initiation of risk-based treatment, has been shown to improve outcomes and delay progression of PAH. Because clinical symptoms of PAH are nonspe ...

Appropriate Use of SGLT2s and GLP-1RAs with Insulin to Reduce CVD Risk in Patients with Diabetes

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.42

Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus are prone to hypertension, dyslipidemia, and coronary artery disease leading to a high risk of myocardial infarction, heart failure, and stroke in these patients. Adequate control of diabetes mellitus is essential to mitigate this risk, and underlying co-morbid ...

Providing Access To Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Patients In Rural And Underserved Areas

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.47

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an acute viral illness caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). SARS-CoV-2 primarily affects the respiratory system; however, it can affect other major organ systems as well. Initially, the focus of treatment was directed mainly t ...

Evaluating And Referring Patients For Outpatient Monoclonal Antibody Therapy For Coronavirus (COVID-19) In The Emergency Department

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.46

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID -19) is an acute viral illness caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). SARS-CoV-2 primarily affects the respiratory system; however, it can affect other major organ systems as well. Initially, the focus of treatment was directed mainly ...

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy For High-Risk Coronavirus (COVID 19) Patients With Mild To Moderate Disease Presentations

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.44

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the illness caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has had an unprecedented impact on the world’s population resulting in more than 2.8 million deaths. Preventing the progression of COVID-19 illness in patients with mild to modera ...

Leiomyosarcoma

Hours: 1.25 Rating: 4.46

This activity reviews the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and latest advances in the field of leiomyosarcoma. It will discuss the existing literature and present the most recent evidence regarding treatment options available for patients diagnosed with soft-tissue sarcoma/leiomyosarcoma. It will a ...

Osteosarcoma

Hours: 1.75 Rating: 4.60

Osteosarcoma is a malignant osseous neoplasm. It is the most common primary bone cancer of childhood. Less frequently, it occurs in adults where it represents secondary malignant degeneration of primary bone pathology. This activity reviews the clinical presentation, evaluation, and management of os ...

Vasculitis

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.62

Vasculitis is a heterogeneous group of pathologies characterized by inflammation of vessels. They share common links of clinical, laboratory, and pathophysiologic features. The clinical and pathological features are variable and depend on the site and type of blood vessels affected. Vasculitis may o ...

Group B Streptococcus And Pregnancy

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.75

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a gram-positive bacteria that colonizes the gastrointestinal and genitourinary tract. It is known to cause both early onset and late onset infections in neonates. This activity describes the evaluation and management of group B Streptococcus and explains the role of th ...

Hepatitis

Hours: 1.75 Rating: 4.52

The term hepatitis means inflammation of the liver — hepatitis most commonly results from viruses. But drugs, alcohol, toxins, and certain diseases, including autoimmune diseases, can also cause hepatitis. This article covers various causes of hepatitis, epidemiology, symptomatology, patient evaluat ...

Monkeypox

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.49

Monkeypox is a zoonotic orthopoxvirus that incidentally causes disease in humans similar to smallpox, although with notably lower mortality. This virus is clinically relevant because it is endemic to western and central Africa, with outbreaks in the Western Hemisphere related to the exotic pet trade ...

Appropriate Use of SGLT2s and GLP-1RAs with Insulin to Reduce CVD Risk in Patients with Diabetes

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.42

Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus are prone to hypertension, dyslipidemia, and coronary artery disease leading to a high risk of myocardial infarction, heart failure, and stroke in these patients. Adequate control of diabetes mellitus is essential to mitigate this risk, and underlying co-morbid ...

Providing Access To Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Patients In Rural And Underserved Areas

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.47

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an acute viral illness caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). SARS-CoV-2 primarily affects the respiratory system; however, it can affect other major organ systems as well. Initially, the focus of treatment was directed mainly t ...

Evaluating And Referring Patients For Outpatient Monoclonal Antibody Therapy For Coronavirus (COVID-19) In The Emergency Department

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.46

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID -19) is an acute viral illness caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). SARS-CoV-2 primarily affects the respiratory system; however, it can affect other major organ systems as well. Initially, the focus of treatment was directed mainly ...

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy For High-Risk Coronavirus (COVID 19) Patients With Mild To Moderate Disease Presentations

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.44

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the illness caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has had an unprecedented impact on the world’s population resulting in more than 2.8 million deaths. Preventing the progression of COVID-19 illness in patients with mild to modera ...

Increasing Awareness about Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Treatment for Nurses

Hours: 0.5 Rating: 4.44

Treatment guidelines include recommendations on recently approved medications and discussions of recent clinical trial data on monotherapy and combination treatment options for PAH. Current and emerging management strategies target new pathways and treatment targets. This foundational activity provi ...

Strategies For Individualizing Pulmonary Hypertension Treatment to Ensure Optimal Patient Outcomes

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.44

In 2019, the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) published treatment guidelines on the management of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). These guidelines include recommendations on recently approved therapies and discussions of recent clinical trial data on monotherapy and combination tre ...

Scleroderma-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Early Detection For Better Outcomes

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.36

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a rare but potentially fatal complication of scleroderma. Early screening and diagnosis of PAH, followed by prompt initiation of risk-based treatment, has been shown to improve outcomes and delay progression of PAH. Because clinical symptoms of PAH are nonspe ...

Group B Streptococcus And Pregnancy

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.75

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a gram-positive bacteria that colonizes the gastrointestinal and genitourinary tract. It is known to cause both early onset and late onset infections in neonates. This activity describes the evaluation and management of group B Streptococcus and explains the role of th ...

Hepatitis

Hours: 1.75 Rating: 4.52

The term hepatitis means inflammation of the liver — hepatitis most commonly results from viruses. But drugs, alcohol, toxins, and certain diseases, including autoimmune diseases, can also cause hepatitis. This article covers various causes of hepatitis, epidemiology, symptomatology, patient evaluat ...

Leiomyosarcoma

Hours: 1.25 Rating: 4.46

This activity reviews the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and latest advances in the field of leiomyosarcoma. It will discuss the existing literature and present the most recent evidence regarding treatment options available for patients diagnosed with soft-tissue sarcoma/leiomyosarcoma. It will a ...

Monkeypox

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.49

Monkeypox is a zoonotic orthopoxvirus that incidentally causes disease in humans similar to smallpox, although with notably lower mortality. This virus is clinically relevant because it is endemic to western and central Africa, with outbreaks in the Western Hemisphere related to the exotic pet trade ...

Osteosarcoma

Hours: 1.75 Rating: 4.60

Osteosarcoma is a malignant osseous neoplasm. It is the most common primary bone cancer of childhood. Less frequently, it occurs in adults where it represents secondary malignant degeneration of primary bone pathology. This activity reviews the clinical presentation, evaluation, and management of os ...

Vasculitis

Hours: 1 Rating: 4.62

Vasculitis is a heterogeneous group of pathologies characterized by inflammation of vessels. They share common links of clinical, laboratory, and pathophysiologic features. The clinical and pathological features are variable and depend on the site and type of blood vessels affected. Vasculitis may o ...