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Updates in General Internal Medicine for Specialists 2016

Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education

Advances, Updates, Guidelines, and Best Practices in General Internal Medicine—Expressly for Specialists
In this special program, Harvard Medical School's leading clinical faculty, representing more than 30 fields of medicine, share updates and provide recommendations to ensure you are current with the recent advances in general internal medicine that impact the specialists. 

Whether you are a psychiatrist or pathologist, cardiologist or anesthesiologist, surgeon or hospitalist, you can rely on this program for updates and advances that impact your approach to day-to-day practice, clinical decisions, and patient care.

2016 Updates, Strategies, and Tools to Improve Patient Care

This program is led by expert practitioners and committed teachers who succinctly and effectively summarize updates and couple them with specific recommendations for incorporating them into practice and improving patient care.  

Topics covered in the 2016 program include: 
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Antibiotic use in office practice
  • Reducing fractures
  • Stroke
  • Chronic obstructive lung disease
  • Diabetes management
  • Women’s health
  • Anticoagulants
  • Endocrinology
  • Cognitive decline
  • Preoperative evaluation
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Common eye problems
  • Diseases of the foregut
  • Lower back pain
  • Lung and breast cancer
  • Differential dx of polyarthritis
  • IBS and IBD
  • Lipid management
  • Osteoporosis
  • Asthma
  • Renal medicine
  • Anemia
  • Smoking cessation
  • Antiplatelet agents
  • Sleep disorders
  • ENT
  • Managing obesity
  • Headaches
  • Allergy medicine
  • Thyroid problems
  • Hypertension
  • Cancer screening
  • Pain management

as well as:

  • Potential interactions between the drugs you prescribe and those prescribed by others
  • Recommendations and management strategies for hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, diabetes, ischemic heart disease, memory loss, sleep disorders, stroke management, anemia, anticoagulant use, and other conditions
  • New goals for disease prevention and health promotion
  • Current controversies in screening
  • Updates for interventional therapies in cardiology and vascular medicine
  • Collaboration and synergy in patient care
  • Updated approaches to smoking cessation
Feb 2016
Feb 2016

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