Internal Medicine Alert (Vol. 38, No. 6) - March 30, 2016 Specialty: Critical Care Format: Text Course #: 13691 Price: $42.00 Release date: 2016-03-21 Valid through: 2019-03-31 Publication: This activity appeared in Internal Medicine Alert , published on 2016-03-30. 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: March 2016 Valid through: March 2019 Target Audience This CME activity is intended for the internist/family physician. Subjects Use of Smartphone Applications for Patients Health and Fitness Acupuncture for Acute Low Back Pain in the Emergency Department Eat Less Sugar: The New National Dietary Guidelines Prescient Warning Symptoms: A New Target for Sudden Cardiac Death Prevention Pharmacology Update: Coagulation Factor IX (Recombinant), Albumin Fusion Protein Clinical Briefs: Ambulatory BP for All; Whats the Deal with Grapefruit Juice?; Smoking and Low Back Pain 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 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 January 15, 2015. Term of approval is for one year from this date with the option of yearly renewal. Faculty Listing 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, KaiserPermanente, Oakland, CA William T. Elliott , MD, FACP Chair, Formulary Committee,Northern California Kaiser Northern California Kaiser Permanente; Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco San Francisco, CA William C. Haas III , MD, MBA Integrative Medicine Fellow, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson Harold L. Karpman , MD, FACC, FACP Clinical Professor of Medicine UCLA School of Medicine 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, Gainesville Cara Pellegrini , MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF Cardiology Division, Electrophysiology Section, San Francisco VA Medical Center PEER REVIEWER Gerald Roberts , MD Senior Attending Physician Long Island Jewish Medical Center S/LIJ Health Care System New Hyde Park, NY Financial Disclosure Internal Medicine Alerts editor Stephen Brunton , MD, is a retained consultant for Abbott, Actavis, AstraZeneca, Becton Dickinson, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cempra, Exact Sciences, Janssen, Lilly, Mylan, Novo Nordisk, and Teva; he serves on the speakers bureau of AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen, Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Teva. Contributing editor Louis Kuritzky 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. Chan , Elliott , Karpman , Haas , and Pellegrini report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Dr. Kiefer reports he is a consultant for WebMD.
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