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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

  • Contemporary management of hypertension
  • Integration of novel antilipid therapies
  • Emerging role of target-specific oral anticoagulants in management of venous thromboembolism and atrial fibrillation
  • Transcatheter therapeutics for valvular heart disease
  • Fundamentals of arrhythmia management
  • Risk stratification of patients for statin therapy in primary prevention
  • Identification of patients who require intensification of antihypertensive therapy
  • New approaches to heart failure
     

ONCOLOGY

  • 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
  • Newest therapies and drug developments and how to put them into practice
  • The latest treatment strategies and guidelines
     

NEPHROLOGY

  • Acid-base interpretation
  • Update on managing hypertension
  • Treatment optimization for glomerulonephritis
  • Current guidance on dialysis and transplantation

 

WOMEN’S HEALTH

  • Use of postmenopausal hormone therapy
  • Benefits and risks of bisphosphonate and other treatments for osteoporosis
  • Screening for cervical cancer
  • Care of patients with irregular menstrual periods
  • Management of medical conditions in pregnant women

 

PULMONARY MEDICINE

  • Interpretation of pulmonary function tests
  • Best practices for the review of the chest X-ray
  • Novel therapies for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Step-care therapeutic approaches to asthma and COPD
  • Diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension
     

NEUROLOGY

  • Recommended approaches to common neurological complaints
  • Updated strategies and guidelines for treatment of acute stroke
  • Updated strategies and guidelines for treatment of epilepsy

 

GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE

  • Management of obesity
  • Lipid management
  • Treatment of common geriatric conditions
  • Recommendations for end-of-life care
  • Case-based education to improve your mastery of dermatology, ophthalmology, and otolaryngology
     

CRITICAL CARE

  • Hemodynamic management
  • Current sedation guidelines
  • Evidence-based mechanical ventilation 
  • Continuum of care for patients recovering from critical illness
     

GASTROENTEROLOGY

State-of-the-art approaches to:

  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Hepatic disorders
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Interpreting LFTs

 

ENDOCRINOLOGY

  • New agents for diabetes care
  • How to effectively diagnose and optimize the management of:
    • Type 2 diabetes
    • Thyroid disorders
    • Calcium diseases
    • Adrenal and pituitary disorders

 

RHEUMATOLOGY

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

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scleroderma/Myositis
  • Vasculitis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

 

HEMATOLOGY

  • Current ITP guidelines
  • Recommendations for of 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