UCSF Advances in Internal Medicine 2022 CME VIDEOS
Description

The UCSF Advances in Internal Medicine online CME course provides an expert review of the most recent clinical advances and current controversies. Clinically active faculty emphasize topics of clinical relevance — cardiology, geriatrics, endocrinology, general internal medicine, women’s health, infectious diseases, gastroenterology, hematology and oncology, neurology, rheumatology, and pulmonary disease.

Designed for practicing internists, family practitioners, and other primary care health professionals, this internal medicine continuing medical education program will help you to:

  • Better manage common medical conditions such as diabetes, osteoporosis, obstructive lung disease, and obesity
  • Bring your practice in line with current evidence and updated guidelines for ischemic heart disease, vaccinations, sexually transmitted infections, contraception, and stroke prevention
  • Manage problems traditionally treated by specialists and recognize indications for referral for conditions such as heart failure, cirrhosis, advanced lung disease, allergies, common neurologic diagnoses, and side effects of modern cancer therapy

Learning Objectives

The purpose of this course is to increase competence and improve clinician practice in primary care. We specifically anticipate improvements in skills and strategies to:

  • Implement new guidelines in office-based preventive medicine including new strategies for cancer prevention and screening, immunizations, and prevention of coronary heart disease and stroke
  • Manage common and complex office problems including hypertension, hyperlipidemia, asthma, COPD, TIAs, stroke, diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis and STIs
  • Understand the impact that COVID-19 has had on primary care practice and use best evidence to treat patients with COVID-related conditions and concerns
  • Diagnose and treat common problems in women’s health including contraception, abnormal uterine bleeding, breast cancer, endometrial cancer, pelvic pain, and vaginitis
  • Treat common disorders in dermatology including skin cancer, eczema, acne, hair loss, chronic urticaria, drug eruptions, skin infections, and disorders of aging skin
  • Diagnose and treat common and less common disorders of the lung
  • Understand the changing role that immunotherapy and other new medications are having on modern medicine
  • Prevent and treat illness in patients with immunocompromising conditions
  • Understand the evidence for common vitamin supplementation and other nutritional supplements
  • Understand and treat obesity and use the new obesity medications
  • Understand the new exercise guidelines and how to implement them
  • Select the best diagnostic tests and enhance value in medical practice
  • Use best evidence and optimize patient communication and shared-decision making
  • Become a better clinician and advocate with a deeper understanding of health disparities and the central role of primary care clinicians in providing equitable, patient-centered care

Intended Audience

This course is designed for practicing internists, family practitioners, and other primary care health professionals. It is also appropriate for hospitalists who wish to stay current on recent developments in internal medicine beyond the inpatient setting.

TOPICS / SPEAKERS

Advances in Heart Failure – Richard Cheng, MD

Updates in Electrophysiology for the Generalist – Adam Lee, MBBS

Advances in Coronary Artery Disease and Interventional Cardiology – Lucas Zier, MD

When to Worry – Oncologic Emergencies and Complications – Sam Brondfield, MD, MA

Osteoporosis Treatment – Agents, Monitoring, and Managing Holidays – Anne Schafer, MD

Deprescribing for Older Adults: Beyond the Obvious – Michael Steinmann, MD

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment – A Pandora’s Box – Kenneth Lam, MD, MAS

Health Policy Updates – Beth Griffiths, MD, MPH

Substance Use Disorders 201 – Common Practice Pitfalls and Clinical Pearls – Jessica Ristau, MD

Year in Review – Primary Care – Jeff Kohlwes, MD, MPH

Updates in Family Planning – Bimla Schwarz, MD, MS

Preoperative Cardiac Evaluation – Hugo Cheng, MD

Foundational Understanding and Treatment of Obesity – Michelle Guy, MD

Update in Hospital Medicine – Brad Sharpe, MD

New Recommendations for Adult Vaccines – Lisa Winston, MD

Sexually Transmitted Infections – Updates on Testing and Treatment – Ina Park, MD

COVID-19 Treatment: An Update for Clinicians – Annie Luetkemeyer, MD

Management of Cirrhosis in Primary Care – Jessica Rubin, MD

Updates in Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Sara Lewin, MD

Updates on Diagnosis and Management of Spondyloarthritis – Lianne Gensler, MD

Care of the Immunocompromised Patient in the Era of COVID – Jonathan Graf, MD

Management of Gynecologic Symptoms in Cancer Survivors – Mindy Goldman, MD

Combination Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes – An Update – Robert Rushakoff, MD

Update on Obstructive Lung Disease – Stephanie Christenson, MD, MAS

End Stage Lung Disease and Transplantation – What the Generalist Needs to Know – Alyssa Perez, MD

Neurology Potpourri – Megan Richie, MD

Update on Food Allergies – You Really Are What You Eat – Katherine Gundling, MD

Date of Original Release: September 15, 2022
Date Credits Expire: September 14, 2025

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