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Intensive Review of Internal Medicine:

The Acclaimed Clinical Update

If you are seeking a practical and comprehensive clinical review, this program ensures you are up to date across all major fields of internal medicine, including:

  • CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE 
  • ONCOLOGY
  • NEUROLOGY
  • CRITICAL CARE
  • NEPHROLOGY
  • HEMATOLOGY
  • GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • INFECTIOUS DISEASE
  • PULMONARY MEDICINE
  • WOMEN’S HEALTH
  • RHEUMATOLOGY
  • ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • ALLERGY and IMMUNOLOGY
  • HOSPITAL MEDICINE
  • DERMATOLOGY
  • BIOSTATISTICS
  • GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE

WORLD-RENOWNED PRESENTERS

All sessions are led by world-renowned experts in their respective fields of medicine, who provide updates, best practices, and guidance for:

  • Exercising newer options for diagnosis: what to choose, when, and why
  • Treatment and care management strategies to optimize patient outcomes
  • How to avoid medical mistakes
  • Improved approaches to common and complex clinical challenges
  • Navigating screening controversies

 

A SAMPLING OF WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Listed below is a small sampling of what you will learn in the program.  The education is practical, expedient, and focused on patient outcomes.

CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE

  • Emerging strategies for cardiovascular prevention
  • Optimal use of PCSK9 inhibitors and other novel lipid-lowering therapies for patients with heart disease
  • Contemporary management of hypertension: addressing new treatment targets
  • Updated management of patients with heart failure across the EF spectrum
  • Evolving diagnosis and management of myocardial infarction
  • Advances in management of venous thromboembolism
  • Contemporary management of peripheral arterial disease and abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Transcatheter therapeutics for valvular heart disease
  • Updates in management of atrial fibrillation and commonly encountered arrhythmias
  • Fundamentals of congenital heart disease
  • Evaluation and management of cardiovascular disease in women

ONCOLOGY

  • Immunotherapy for cancer
  • Identification and management of risk factors for common cancers
  • Update on the screening of prostate cancer
  • New approaches to managing breast cancer
  • Workup and treatment of common cancers, including:
    • Prostate
    • Bladder
    • Lung
    • Breast
    • Colon
    • GI
    • Leukemia
    • Lymphoma
    • Multiple myeloma

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

  • Emerging pathogens and resistance patterns: recognition and treatment
  • Newest therapies and guidelines and how to put them into practice
  • Modern tools and approaches for diagnosis of infectious diseases
  • Treatment and prevention of infectious diseases in vulnerable populations, including the immunocompromised
  • Short-course therapy for pneumonia, UTI, and other infections

NEPHROLOGY

  • Acid-base interpretation
  • Update on managing hypertension
  • Treatment optimization for glomerulonephritis
  • Current guidance on dialysis and transplantation
  • Newer treatments for preventing progression of kidney disease
  • New treatments of anemia of kidney disease

WOMEN’S HEALTH

  • Menopause management
  • Treatment of osteoporosis
  • Screening for cervical and breast cancer
  • Evaluation of patients with irregular menstrual periods
  • Management of medical conditions in pregnant women
  • Trauma-informed care
  • Evaluation and management of cardiovascular disease in women

PULMONARY MEDICINE

  • Case-based interpretation of pulmonary function tests
  • Review of classic chest X-ray patterns of lung disease
  • Novel therapies for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Step-care therapeutic approaches to asthma and COPD
  • Diagnosis and modern treatment of pulmonary hypertension
  • A practical guide to assessment of pleural effusions
  • Update on management of obstructive sleep apnea
  • Approach to the patient with hemoptysis, cough, and a solitary pulmonary nodule

NEUROLOGY

  • Recommended approaches to common neurological complaints
  • Updated strategies and guidelines for treatment of epilepsy
  • New AHA/ASA guidelines for stroke management
  • Updates on mechanical thrombectomy for ischemic stroke
  • Anti-platelet therapy in stroke and TIA
  • Treating headaches
  • Diagnosis and treatment of cognitive impairment
  • Evaluation of peripheral neuropathy
  • Neurological red flags in primary care

GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE

  • Medical and surgical therapy for obesity management
  • Treatment of common geriatric conditions
  • Recommendations for end-of-life care
  • Case-based education to improve your mastery of dermatology, ophthalmology, and otolaryngology
  • Updated approaches to hypertension and lipid care
  • Mental health conditions: depression, anxiety, bipolar disease, and ADHD
  • Chronic pain management, including opiate and non-opiate options
  • Assessing and treating alcohol and opiate addictions
  • "Can't-miss" diagnoses
  • Care of the LGBTQ patient
  • Disease prevention and health promotion
  • Biomodulators
  • Lifestyle interventions that work for challenging patients

CRITICAL CARE

  • Up-to-date guidelines for the diagnosis and management of sepsis
  • Medical management and circulatory support of cardiogenic shock 
  • Management of mechanical ventilation and respiratory failure 
  • Care of the critically ill COVID-19 patient 
  • Evidence-based ICU prevention and treatment of pain, agitation, and delirium 

GASTROENTEROLOGY

State-of-the-art approaches to:

  • Esophageal disorders
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • Chronic liver disease and its complications
  • Chronic viral hepatitis
  • Acute and chronic diarrhea
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Updated guidelines and therapies:

  • New guidelines for ascites and SBP
  • New guidelines for UGI bleed
  • Updates on necrotizing pancreatitis
  • Management of cirrhotic patient with bleeding and thrombosis
  • Resumption of anti-platelet and anticoagulants after UGI bleeding
  • New treatments for Hep C
  • Expanded treatments for GERD and IBS

ENDOCRINOLOGY

The latest in diabetes care:

  • Review of most recent ADA guidelines for diabetes
  • Update on SGLT2 inhibitors, Glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RA), and novel agents for type 2 diabetes including long-acting insulins
  • Prevention of diabetes micro- and macrovascular complications
  • Update on new technologies to help manage diabetes

State-of-the-art diagnosis and management of:

  • Thyroid disorders 
  • Calcium cases
  • Adrenal cases
  • Pituitary disorders
  • Transgender care
  • Male hypogonadism

RHEUMATOLOGY

The most up-to-date, evidence-based approaches to:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Spondyloarthritis
  • Scleroderma/Myositis
  • Vasculitis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Gout
  • Osteoarthritis and soft tissue disorders

HEMATOLOGY

  • Current ITP guidelines
  • Recommendations for anticoagulation agents and duration of treatment
  • Strategies for treatment of sickle cell anemia
  • Management of coagulation abnormalities in pregnancy
  • Recognition of HLH and atypical HUS