Workshop Offers Latest Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies for Vasculitis

The Annenberg Center Experts in Residence: Focus on ANCA-Associated Vasculitis, provides a forum to explore the very latest research and emerging treatment developments for patients with ANCA-Associated Vasculitis (AAV). The CME workshop will be held at six academic vasculitis centers across the United States. Participants will obtain relevant clinical information from nationally prominent vasculitis experts through case-based presentations and peer-to-peer interactions. Following the workshops, Q&A Perspectives, an interview-style online CME activity that will feature Dr. Carol A. Langford and Dr. Ulrich Specks, will be available for participants and be promoted nationally to nephrologists, rheumatologists, pulmonologists, and other specialists interested in AAV. At the conclusion of these activities, the learners will enhance their knowledge and competence in the diagnosis and management of patients with AAV.


 

CML, ALL, and B-Cell Lymphomas

Understanding Professional Practice Gaps and Educational Needs Among Hematologists and Medical Oncologists in the United States

The Annenberg Center collaborated with Current Clinical Options, LLC (www.clinicaloptions.com/Oncology.aspx) and AXDEV Group, Inc (www.axdevgroup.com/) to perform a mixed-methods investigation into the professional practice gaps and educational needs of oncologists related to the management of CML, ALL, and B-cell lymphomas, and we are now making our findings available to a wider community of clinicians and educators. You may download a copy of the report by clinking the link below.

This project was funded by an independent medical education grant from Pfizer Inc.

www.annenberg.net/pdf/HEM_Malignancies_Needs_Assessment_Report.pdf

 

Renal Cell Carcinoma

Understanding Professional Practice Gaps and Educational Needs Among Medical Oncologists in the United States

The Annenberg Center collaborated with Current Clinical Options, LLC (www.clinicaloptions.com/Oncology.aspx) and AXDEV Group, Inc (www.axdevgroup.com/) to perform a mixed-methods investigation into the professional practice gaps and educational needs of oncologists related to the management of renal cell carcinoma and we are now making our findings available to with wider community of clinicians and educators. You may download a copy of the report by clinking here.

This project was funded by an independent medical education grant from Pfizer Inc.

www.annenberg.net/pdf/RCC_Needs_Assessment_Report.pdf

 

New iPointOfCare.com Website Launched

iPointOfCare.org is an evidence-based resource providing answers to clinical questions at or near the "point-of-care"—where and when clinicians need it. This learning tool allows physicians and other health care professionals to perform Internet-style clinical searches in the targeted therapeutic areas of Multiple Sclerosis, COPD and, coming soon, rheumatic diseases.

www.ipointofcare.org/

 

New Activites in Pediatric Nutrition

The Annenberg Center is pleased to offer numerous free web-based CE/CME activities on infant and pediatric nutrition hosted on our website, PediatricNutritionCE.org.

In our newest activity, Dennis M. Styne, MD, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology at UC Davis Health Systems, provides key insights into the epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, and long-term management of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) in children.  Offering practical clinical pearls for day-to-day use, Dr. Styne touches on: risk factor assessment, differential diagnosis, glucose monitoring, insulin profiles,  the use of insulin pumps as well as evolving therapeutic approaches to T1DM management, including islet transplantation, oral and portal insulin, and C-peptide

Discover and explore this Pediatric CME educational resource, it just may become a go-to resource to fortify your therapeutic knowledge and enrich the well-being of your patients.

www.PediatricNutritionCE.org

 

Annenberg Center Receives Approval from the American Board of Family Medicine

for a Center developed Part IV of MC-FP

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower’s Performance Improvement CME activity “Optimizing Fracture Prevention in Patients with Osteoporosis” has been approved by the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) as meeting the requirements of Part IV of the Board’s Maintenance of Certification program for Family Physicians (MC-FP). MC-FP is the means by which the ABFM continuously assesses its Diplomates to determine if they will maintain their board certification.

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