This course features 20 sessions designed to update primary care clinicians in rapidly changing therapeutic areas. The emphasis is on practical and useful information for clinical practice. Topics include: Cardiology, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, and Women’s Health.
One of every two Caucasian women in the United States will have an osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime; one out of every 5 men in the United States will have an osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime. This activity will educate the participant on the updated guidelines to assess patients in proper diagnosis and management of osteoporosis.
A majority of women experience some emotional lability within the month surrounding childbirth characterized by crying for no reason, anxiety, and irritability. The first postpartum checkup or the first well-baby visit is an ideal opportunity for screening.
One in three U.S. adults has consumed enough alcohol to be legally intoxicated at least once in their lives, and about one in four consume alcohol in amounts or patterns that pose a risk to their own health or the health of those around them.
Despite advances in contraception options, almost half of all pregnancies are unintended and about half of these unintended pregnancies result in abortion. In many cases, these women with intended pregnancies were using some form of contraception, but were using it incorrectly, inconsistently, or had stopped its use. Many new formulations and new dosing schedules have emerged in recent years. Potential benefits and safety concerns need to be taken into account. Matching a patient’s profile with the best contraceptive product to address her needs is desirable.