Internal Medicine Alert (Vol. 38, No. 19) October 15, 2016 Specialty: Critical Care Format: Text Course #: 13901 Price: $42.00 Release date: 2016-10-05 Valid through: 2019-10-31 Publication: This activity appeared in Internal Medicine Alert , published on 2016-10-15. Course viewing requirements (opens in a new window) Instructions for Course Participation (opens in a new window) Legal disclaimer (opens in a new window) Release date: October 2016 Valid through: October 2019 Target Audience This CME activity is intended for the internist/family physician. Subjects How Much More Physical Activity Helps Patients Avoid Chronic Diseases? Screening for Coronary Artery Disease Is Underused in Heart Failure Calcium Supplementation and Increased Dementia Risk Pharmacology Update: Etanercept-szzs Injection (Erelzi) Clinical Briefs: Efficacy of Water Aerobics for Overweight and Obese Hypertensive Women; Topicals for Atopic Dermatitis: Calcineurin Inhibitors vs. Corticosteroids; Whats the Best Way to Remove a Tick? ECG Review: What If Beats Five and Eight Had Children? Objectives Describe new findings in differential diagnosis and treatment of various diseases; Describe the advantages, disadvantages, and controversies surrounding the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of disease; Identify cost-effective treatment regimens; Explain the advantages and disadvantages of new disease screening procedures. Credit Available Physicians Maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits 2.0 AOA Category 2-B credits 1.0 AAFP Credits 2.0 ABIM MOC Credits Sponsor This activity is sponsored by AHC Media. Accreditation Statement AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation Physicians AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Osteopathic Association has approved this continuing education activity for up to 2.0 AOA Category 2-B credits. Internal Medicine Alert has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.0Prescribedcredit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP accreditation begins Jan. 1, 2016. Term of approval is for one year from this date with the option of yearly renewal. Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicines (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity providers responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Faculty Listing PHYSICIAN EDITOR Stephen A. Brunton , MD Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy Practice College of Pharmacy Roseman University of Health Sciences Salt Lake City ASSOCIATE EDITORS James Chan , PharmD, PhD Pharmacy Quality and Outcomes Manager Kaiser Permanente Oakland, CA William T. Elliott , MD, FACP Chair, Formulary Committee Northern California Kaiser Permanente Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine University of California, San Francisco Ken Grauer , MD Professor Emeritus in Family Medicine College of Medicine University of Florida Seema Gupta , MD, MSPH Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Family and Community Health Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Marshall University Huntington, WV David Kiefer , MD Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Family Medicine University of Wisconsin Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine University of Arizona Tucson Louis Kuritzky , MD Clinical Assistant Professor University of Florida Van Selby , MD Assistant Professor of Medicine University of California, San Francisco Cardiology Division Advanced Heart Failure Section PEER REVIEWER Gerald Roberts , MD Senior Attending Physician Long Island Jewish Medical Center NS/LIJ Health Care System New Hyde Park, NY Financial Disclosure Internal Medicine Alerts Physician Editor Stephen Brunton , MD, is a retained consultant for Abbott Diabetes, Actavis, AstraZeneca, Becton Dickinson, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cempra, Janssen, Lilly, Merck, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi, and Teva; he serves on the speakers bureau of AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen, Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Teva. Contributing Editor Louis Kuritzky , MD, is a retained consultant for AbbVie, Allergan, AstraZeneca, Janssen, Lilly, Lundbeck, Medscape, Novo Nordisk, and Sanofi Aventis; he serves on the speakers bureau of Lilly and Lundbeck. Peer Reviewer Gerald Roberts , MD; Executive Editor Leslie Coplin ; and Associate Managing Editor Jonathan Springston report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Drs. Gupta , Selby , Kiefer , Elliott , and Chan report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Dr. Grauer is the sole proprietor of KG-EKG Press, and publisher of an ECG pocket brain book.
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