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Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind: Infectious Diseases, Gastroenterology, and General Internal Medicine

Infectious Diseases

  1. How should we use procalcitonin to guide decisions around use of antibiotics?
  2. Which patients should be considered for Pre-Exposure Prophylactic (PrEP) therapy? For patients for whom PrEP is indicated, how should it be prescribed and monitored?
  3. What do we know about the adverse effects of commonly prescribed antibiotics, and how should this shape our decisions around therapy?

Gastroenterology

  1. What is the most evidence-based approach for evaluating a suspected patient with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)? Based on the evidence, how should a patient with NASH be treated and monitored?
  2. For which medical conditions, if any, is modifying intestinal microbiota a component of treatment? What is the most evidence-based approach to modifying the intestinal microbiome?
  3. What is the most evidence-based approach to integrating new treatment options for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) into the care of these patients?

General Internal Medicine

  1. How do the recommendations differ for regular cancer screening, immunizations, and STD screening in the LGBT population?
  2. How should breast density scores affect recommendations for breast cancer screening?
  3. When should patients with abnormal results from direct-to-consumer testing be referred for further genetic testing?

- Presenter(s): Elizabeth Selden MD, Member; Katrina A. Armstrong MD, FACP; Scott C. Matherly MD; Michelle L. Dalla Piazza MD

- Session Length: 90 Minutes

About Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 (CME 75)

The Internal Medicine 2018 CME 75 Package, available through PlaybackACP, includes audio synced with slide presentations from 75 of the best sessions in general internal medicine and the subspecialties delivered during the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2018. Stream the sessions to your device or download for offline playback, answer multiple-choice quizzes, and earn CME credit and ABIM MOC points all from your web browser or favorite mobile device.

Please note that CME/MOC is only available to purchasers of the specified packages, e.g., CME 75 or CME 15.


Details

CME/MOC:

Up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and MOC Points
Expires May 1, 2020   active

Cost:

Part of a Package

Format:

Video Learning

Product:

Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 (CME 75)

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