Looking Ahead: Integrating Emerging Therapies and Tools in Early-Stage Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease (AD), a heterogeneous, neurodegenerative condition with an insidious onset and slow progression, is the leading cause of disability and morbidity as well as the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. Diagnosing AD is often complicated due to its varied clinical symptomatology and unknown etiology, and currently only symptomatic therapies are available. Recent clinical trials investigating disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) that could slow or reverse the progr...
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Long-Acting Injectables for Schizophrenia: An Effective, Yet Often Underutilized Tool for Rapid Symptom Reduction and Restoration of Function

Schizophrenia is a serious and debilitating disorder that often poses a considerable challenge to clinicians. While long-acting injectables (LAIs) have emerged as a viable means to address patient nonadherence – often a component of schizophrenia management – clinicians often fail to implement the use of LAIs. Many times this is due to clinicians not being aware of updates such as the introduction of LAIs with increased dosing intervals, knowledge that is an important aspect of narrowing p...
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Current and Emerging Therapies for Schizophrenia: How MOA Affects Clinical Outcomes

Clinical trial data that addresses the safety and efficacy of antipsychotics is continuously emerging, with a focus on optimizing the management of schizophrenia. These data include the identification of strategies with novel mechanisms of action (MOAs) to effectively resolve symptoms and promote recovery while minimizing metabolic effects. The second episode of this schizophrenia CMEOcast podcast series explores the MOAs of current and emerging therapies for schizophrenia. Expert faculty ...
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Therapy Tidbits Fall 2020

Therapy Tidbits – Fall 2020 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the Winter 2020 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent, quarterly newspaper intended to keep psychologists informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are: Stress for Psychologists Piles up During Pandemic – Highlights the ways in which the pandemic has affected psychologists and stresses the importance of caring for oneself. Sex...
Professional Development Resources

5-Night Banff CME AWAY® Resort

Moose Hotel & Suites The design of The Moose is “mountain elegance”, with warm, rich, natural materials. Located a 1 minute walk from the heart of downtown Banff, the Moose Hotel & Suites features 174 air conditioned guests rooms, with a combination of One and Two Bedroom Suites and hotel rooms. Amenities include the Meadow Spa & Pools with 10 treatment rooms and private outdoor hot pool, a bright indoor swimming pool and exercise room on the 3rd floor, and 2 spectacular rooftop hot pools...
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Gaslighting

Gaslighting is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course that describes a very widespread phenomenon involving an abnormal pattern of behavior, known colloquially as “gaslighting.” Gaslighting has been insufficiently studied and is rarely mentioned in classrooms, abnormal psychology textbooks, or medical literature, Yet, individuals in intimate relationships, in the workplace, in social media, in politics, and even in governments have displayed the behaviors of gaslighting. Our ...
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Best Practises: Applying Extended-Release MAT (or MOUD) in Real-World Settings

With a recent four-fold increase in diagnoses of opioid use disorder (OUD), mitigating the impact of the opioid epidemic has become more important than ever. New extended-release formulations of agonists and antagonists MAT (medications for OUD or MOUD) options that only require monthly dosing are now available for treating patients with OUD, but education is essential to ensure that providers are able to help their patients transition safely and effectively from dependence to treatment. Th...
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Updates on the Management of Insomnia: Expert Guidance Through the Latest Clinical Trials on Dual Orexin Receptor Antagonists

This video is a replay of a plenary session from the 12th Annual Chair Summit Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development held in Las Vegas, NV from February 27 - 29, 2020. Learning Objectives At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to: Query your patients about insomnia to facilitate diagnosis and treatment to reduce the personal, clinical, and societal burden it imposes. Examine the role of orexin in sleep/wake regulation to facilitate treatment selecti...
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Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Narcolepsy with Cataplexy

Diagnosing and managing pediatric narcolepsy with cataplexy poses a significant challenge to clinicians. In younger children, EDS may be vague and present as behavioral problems or concentration difficulties, and its treatment is considered to be similar to that of adults. Yet, the same challenges in diagnosing and treating narcolepsy in adults seem to be exacerbated in children. Validated tools such as EDS-CHAD can improve the detection of EDS in pediatric narcolepsy, and it is imperative ...
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I Shouldn't Be This Sleepy: A Look into EDS

Patients with narcolepsy can have a wide range of medical comorbidities, which contribute to the burden of disease as well as under diagnosis. Additionally, excessive sleepiness may persist despite patients using their CPAP for ≥ 6 hours per night. Early detection of and treatment initiation for EDS is imperative; therefore, clinicians should query their patients abut sleep, identify EDS with an evidence-based tool such as a Sleep Inventory, Polysomnography (PSG), or Mean Sleep Latency Test ...
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Laying to Rest Challenges in Managing Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea or Narcolepsy- An Augmented Reality Experience

Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is a common symptom of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and narcolepsy. EDS is often associated with traffic accidents and occupational incidents, cognitive impairments, and increased risk of medical and psychiatric comorbidities, resulting in poorer quality of life (QoL) and increased mortality. Yet, the burden of EDS is often underestimated and devising effective strategies for management poses a significant challenge. Advances in sleep medicine have offere...
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Helping Your Patients Over the Detox Hurdle: Strategies for Successful Outcomes

Addiction is a complex disease that requires skilled hands and informed minds to render ideal outcomes for patients. With the limited success rate of treating opioid use disorder (OUD) with mere detoxification and the lagging use of FDA-approved medication medications for OUD (MOUD), particularly extended release formulations, clinicians must ensure that patients are able to transition safely and effectively from dependence to treatment. In the second episode of this three-part CMEOcast pod...
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In It for the Long Game: Examining the Role of Extended-Release MAT (or MOUD) in Relapse Prevention in OUD

Opioid use disorder (OUD) is a treatable but often relapsing chronic illness with a limited success rate if merely treated with detoxification. It has become a major public health challenge, with a four-fold increase in diagnoses. Despite this increase, the use of FDA-approved medication for OUD (MOUD), particularly extended-release formulations, is lagging. This has precipitated an increased risk of relapse and death. To mitigate the impact of the opioid epidemic, it is imperative for clinici...
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Recent Clinical Trial Data on the Safety and Efficacy of Current and Emerging Therapies to Optimize Schizophrenia Management

Safe and effective treatments for schizophrenia are imperative to optimizing personalized therapy, which helps in reducing relapse and promoting functional recovery in patients with schizophrenia. Emerging data on reducing symptoms, maintaining effective therapy over long-term periods, and minimizing treatment-related metabolic side effects can guide clinicians in choosing the best therapies for their patients. In the final episode of the CMEOcast podcast series on schizophrenia, expert fac...
CME Outfitters

Current and Emerging Therapies for Schizophrenia: How MOA Affects Clinical Outcomes

Clinical trial data that addresses the safety and efficacy of antipsychotics is continuously emerging, with a focus on optimizing the management of schizophrenia. These data include the identification of strategies with novel mechanisms of action (MOAs) to effectively resolve symptoms and promote recovery while minimizing metabolic effects. The second episode of this schizophrenia CMEOcast podcast series explores the MOAs of current and emerging therapies for schizophrenia. Expert faculty feat...
CME Outfitters

Long-Acting Injectables for Schizophrenia: An Effective, Yet Often Underutilized Tool for Rapid Symptom Reduction and Restoration of Function

Schizophrenia is a serious and debilitating disorder that often poses a considerable challenge to clinicians. While long-acting injectables (LAIs) have emerged as a viable means to address patient nonadherence – often a component of schizophrenia management – clinicians often fail to implement the use of LAIs. Many times this is due to clinicians not being aware of updates such as the introduction of LAIs with increased dosing intervals, knowledge that is an important aspect of narrowing p...
CME Outfitters

Overcoming Challenges in HIV and HCV Testing and Linkage to Care

The U.S. opioid crisis has fueled injection drug use (IDU), causing a dramatic increase in hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections, with IDU accounting for one in 10 new HIV infections. While effective treatment options for HIV and HCV are available, barriers within OUD populations, such as high-risk behaviors, make testing and treatment difficult, but routine and repeated HIV and HCV testing should be offered to patients with OUD, with point-of-care testing b...
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A Grassroots Approach to Weed Out HIV and HCV in Special OUD Populations

Injection drug use (IDU) has been fueled by the opioid crisis, resulting in a dramatic increase in hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections. People with opioid use disorder (OUD) are 28 times more likely to contract HIV, and one in 10 new HIV infections is attributed to IDU. Further, the CDC reported a 233% increase in new HCV infections between 2010-2016. Although effective treatments for HIV and HCV exist and are readily available, barriers related to OUD ...
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Spasticity: Diagnosis and Management with Focus on Botulinum Toxin

This video is a replay of a plenary session from the 12th Annual Chair Summit Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development held in Las Vegas, NV from February 27 - 29, 2020. At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to: -Recognize the varied presentations of spasticity. -Develop individualized treatment strategies based on shared goals and available treatment options.
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Translating Evidence to Practice: Approaches for Individualism and Patient-Centered MS Care

This video is a replay of a plenary session from the 12th Annual Chair Summit Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development held in Las Vegas, NV from February 27 - 29, 2020. At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to: -Evaluate the latest clinical data on the safety and efficacy of current and emerging therapies for MS and develop a patient centered care plan.
CME Outfitters

Applied Behavior Analysis for Autism

Applied Behavior Analysis for Autism is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course that provides evidence-based behavioral interventions for the minimally verbal child with autism. The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) currently seems to be holding steady at one in 54 children (CDC, 2016). The communication challenges of these children are widely known and require specialized early interventions to overcome them. This course presents evidence-based strategies that can en...
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Building Resilience in your Young Client

Building Resilience in your Young Client is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that offers a wide variety of resilience interventions that can be used in therapy, school, and home settings. Health professionals are treating an increasing number of children who have difficulty coping with 21st century everyday life. Issues that are hard to deal with include excessive pressure to succeed in school, bullying, divorce, or even abuse at home. This course provides a working defin...
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Bipolar Disorder Across the Life Cycle

Bipolar Disorder Across the Life Cycle is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that provides clinicians with practical guidance in understanding and treating Bipolar disorder (BD). Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness that has seven different diagnostic types. It is a major affective disorder marked by severe mood swings (manic or major depressive episodes) and a tendency to remission and recurrence. It causes episodic pathological mood alterations resulting in extreme s...
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Anxiety in Children

Anxiety in Children is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE) course that focuses on behavioral interventions for children with anxiety disorders. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, it is estimated that 40 million Americans suffer from anxiety disorders. Anxiety disorders affect one in eight children but is often not diagnosed. Untreated anxiety can lead to substance abuse, difficulties in school, and depression. Professionals who work with children, includin...
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14-Night South Africa CME AWAY® Cruise - Medical Emergencies, Dental Disease & Its Relationship To Systemic Medical Conditions

Cape Town, South Africa | Walvis Bay, Namibia | Port Elizabeth, South Africa | Durban, South Africa | Maputo, Mozambique |Richards Bay, South Africa | Mossel Bay, South Africa
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Executive Functioning: Teaching Children Organizational Skills

Executive Functioning: Teaching Children Organizational Skills is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that will enumerate and illustrate multiple strategies and tools for helping children overcome executive functioning deficits and improve their self-esteem and organizational abilities. Executive functioning skills represent a key set of mental assets that help connect past experience with present action. They are fundamental to performing activities such as planning, orga...
Professional Development Resources

7-Night Whistler CME AWAY Resort - From A to V in Primary Care & Lots in Between: Afib, Diabetes, Infectious Disease, Menopause, Obesity, Pain and Vaccines

Whistler Ski Resort
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8-Night Rome & Amalfi Coast CME AWAY® Land Tour

Rome, Italy ● Montecassino, Italy ● Amalfi Coast, Italy ● Minori, Italy ● Sorrento, Italy ● Pompeii, Italy
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7-Night Costa Mujeres CME AWAY® Resort - Addiction and Family Medicine

Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres & TRS Coral, Costa Mujeres, Mexico
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Challenging Cases in the Management of Bipolar Depression: What Would You Do?

Bipolar depression affects a wide range of patient populations who can sometimes present unique clinical challenges. Bipolar depression occurs across the spectrum of age from young to old, in those with mixed features, and in patients with comorbidities. Given the heterogeneity of bipolar depression presentations, there is no universal approach to its management, and clinicians face numerous challenges when delivering care to patients with unique needs. Clinicians need to be aware of how age a...
CMEology

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Screening & Assessment

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Screening and Assessment is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that summarizes proven approaches to screening, assessing and diagnosing ASD in children and young adults. Epidemiological studies indicate a progressively rising prevalence trend in the number of individuals identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) over the past decade. Yet, compared with general population estimates, children, and youth with mild to moderate symptoms...
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Danube River Cruise on Crystal: Exploring Medicine, Dentistry & the European Healthcare Model

Danube River Cruise on Crystal Exploring Medicine, Dentistry & the European Healthcare Model Budapest to Vilshofen on Crystal Ravel September 19 – 26, 2021 Join PES for 7 nights & discover the heart of Old-World Europe, exploring timeless imperial cities and the plentiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites along the regal & romantic Danube River aboard the luxurious, 106-guest all-inclusive, all-suite, butler-serviced Crystal Ravel. River Cruise Itinerary Highlights: Overnight in Budapes...
Professional Education Society

10-Night Canadian Maritimes Coastal Wonders CME AWAY® Land Tour

Halifax, Nova Scotia | Peggy’s Cove | Mahone Bay | Lunenburg | Cape Breton Island | Baddeck | Cabot Trail | Prince Edward Island | Saint John, New Brunswick
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Therapy Tidbits Summer 2020

Therapy Tidbits – Summer 2020 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the Spring 2020 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent, quarterly newspaper intended to keep psychologists informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are: Psychologists Pivot to Teletherapy as Pandemic Takes Hold - Practitioners share their positive experiences of moving to tele-therapy and discuss the obstacles that must be over...
Professional Development Resource

6-Night Canadian Rockies & Glacier National Park CME AWAY® Land Tour

Calgary, Alberta | Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta | Glacier National Park, Montana | Banff, Alberta | Icefields Parkway, Alberta | Lake Louise, Alberta
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The Herbert Benson, MD Course in Mind Body Medicine -LIVE STREAMING

Comprehensive Education and Skills Development for an Integrated Model of Care The Herbert Benson, MD Course in Mind Body Medicine will be held online this year, using live streaming, electronic Q&A, and other remote learning technologies. Live streaming sessions will be recorded, and will be available for registrants to view on demand for 30 days after the conclusion of the course. OVERVIEW Mind body approaches such as meditation, yoga, cognitive skills, lifestyle interventions and positiv...
Harvard Medical School

14-Night Black Sea CME AWAY® Cruise - Palliative Care for the Generalist & Updates on Surgery for the Family Physician

Piraeus (Athens), Greece ● Mykonos, Greece ● Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey ● Bosporus Strait (Cruising) ● Burgas, Bulgaria ● Varna, Bulgaria ● Constanta (Bucharest), Romania ● Odessa, Ukraine ● Istanbul, Turkey ● Canakkale (Kepez), Turkey
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COVID-19: Picking Up the Pieces

COVID-19: Picking Up the Pieces is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE) course that examines the effects of the pandemic and the challenges we face moving forward. This course will discuss the many aspects of COVID-19 that have affected us all, physically, psychologically, and economically. It will begin with a discussion of what pandemics are, and what differentiates COVID-19 from previous pandemics. We will then turn our attention to the psychological effects of a pandemic – from a...
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West Coast Culinary Themed Cruise: Medical/Dental Health and Well–Being Updates

West Coast Culinary Themed Cruise Medical/Dental Health and Well–Being Updates Vancouver to San Diego on Windstar Star Breeze September 23 - October 3, 2021 Join PES for a 10-night Western United States culinary themed cruise, to explore bountiful farmer’s markets, famed culinary cities, scenic vineyards, and rugged coastlines—while sailing aboard the newly renovated, 312-guest all-suite yacht Windstar Star Breeze! Medical/Dental Health and Well–Being Updates CME/CE Lecture...
Professional Education Society

5-Night Mont Tremblant CME AWAY Resort

Mont-Tremblant Ski Resort, Quebec, Canada - March Break!
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7-Night Jamaica CME AWAY Resort - Pearls for Managing COPD, Asthma, Different Kinds of Arthritis, Sleep Disorders & Communicating with our Patients

Sandals South Coast, Jamaica
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7-Night St. Lucia CME AWAY Resort - Updates in Psychiatry & Dermatology

Sandals Grande St. Lucian, Pigeon Island Gros Islet, St. Lucia
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SPLENDORS OF EGYPT & THE NILE ON UNIWORLD: Sleep Medicine, Dentistry & Effective Planning for Healthy Aging

4-Nights Cairo & 7-Night Nile River Cruise Uncover Egypt’s ancient secrets with PES on this bucket list adventure! Visit iconic landmarks, temples, and monuments and cruise the Nile in a manner once reserved for pharaohs on the brand new S.S. Sphinx. Cruise & Tour Itinerary Highlights: • Gaze upon the mighty ancient Pyramids and the mysterious Sphinx • Wander amongst the towering ruins of the Temple of Karnak, the world’s largest ancient religious complex, and the Temple of Lux...
Professional Education Society

11-Night Cook Islands & Society Islands CME AWAY Cruise - Family Medicine & Dermatology

Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands ● Huahine, Society Islands ● Aitutaki, Cook Islands ● Rarotonga, Cook Islands ● Bora Bora, Society Islands ● Taha'a, Society Islands ● Moorea, Society Islands
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10-Night Galapagos Islands CME AWAY™ Cruise - Family Medicine, Breast Cancer & Orthopedic Surgery

Quito, Ecuador ● Baltra ● Isla Daphne Grande ● Bahia Darwin ● El Barranco ● Seymour Norte ● Santiago Rabida ● Santa Cruz ● San Cristobal ● Punta Pitt ● Gardner Bay ● Punta Suarez ● Estacion Darwin ● Puerto Ayora ● Plazas Sur
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7-Night Alaska Dawes Glacier CME AWAY™ Cruise - From COPD to Migraines to Arthritis and More! An Interactive CME Program North of 60

Seattle, Washington ● Ketchikan, Alaska ● Endicott Arm ● Juneau, Alaska ● Skagway, Alaska ● Victoria, British Columbia
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11-Night Spain, Portugal & Canary Islands CME AWAY™ Cruise

Southampton, England • Porto (Leixoes), Portugal • Lanzarote, Canary Islands • Tenerife, Canary Islands • Gran Canaria, Canary Islands • Lisbon, Portugal • Vigo, Spain
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10-Night Venice, Turkey & Greek Islands CME AWAY™ Cruise

Venice, Italy ● Katakolon, Greece ● Santorini, Greece ● Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey ● Mykonos, Greece ● Athens (Piraeus), Greece ● Chania (Souda), Crete, Greece ● Zakynthos, Greece
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Clinical Supervision for Mental Health Professionals

Clinical Supervision for Mental Health Professionals is a 4-hour online continuing education (CE) course that will present research on the best practices in supervision of mental health professionals such as psychotherapists, marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, and social workers. As we discuss the various aspects of supervision, we will consider evidence-based research and guidelines as recommended by the American Psychological Association (APA), The Association of Ma...
Professional Development Resources

Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing Your Teaching Skills - LIVE STREAM

THE TECHNIQUES AND STRATEGIES THAT SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVE STUDENT ENGAGEMENT AND TEACHING AND MENTORING EFFECTIVENESS Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing Your Teaching Skills will be held online this year, using live streaming, electronic Q&A, and other remote learning technologies. This special program, ranked among Harvard Medical School’s highest-rated CME courses, is a uniquely comprehensive exploration of best practices for teaching medicine at the bedside, in ambulatory...
Harvard Medical School

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