Update in Internal Medicine 2017 (RP1704A)
The Update in Internal Medicine is a program emphasizing topics requested by our referring physicians, controversies arising from journal clubs, and posed by our trainees. The program highlights diagnostic and therapeutic solutions based on the most recent clinical science. The goal is to provide state-of-the-art practical advice on issues identified as frequent items for consultation and second opinions, as well as new advances in applying molecular techniques in translational medicine.
Primary care providers, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and specialists in Internal Medicine and Family Practice seeking updates in practical knowledge relating to patient care.
- Identify patients benefiting from therapy with newer drugs in IPF
- Select patients who may benefit from biologic modifiers for asthma
- Counsel patients on the risk of complications from zika virus infection
- Stratify therapy for c.difficile infection based on disease severity
- Utilize statins and PCSK-9 inhibitors to reduce cardiovascular events
Jonathan Weissler, M.D.
Chief of Medicine, UT Southwestern University Hospitals
Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates the presentation “Ethics, Goals, and Roles When Discussing Healthcare Costs with Patients” for 0.75 hours in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.
Maintenance of Certification (MOC):
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 22.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.
- Create an account in EthosCE, online learning management system, by selecting the "create an account" link at the bottom of the page or "log-in" to your existing account.
- Return to this course page, select the designated fee and click on "add to cart" at the bottom of the page.
- In the following "checkout" pages you will verify and process your payment.
- After registration is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.
- 22.00 AMA
- 22.00 Attendance
- 0.75 Ethics