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CME Programs

Expired Programs

Prostate Cancer Update: Screening And Prevention

This program is no longer available for CME credit.

Led by a panel of key opinion leaders and experts, this CME program discusses updates in prostate screening and prevention. Physicians and other health care providers will gain a better understanding of how common prostate cancer is and who the disease affects. Current recommendations for prostate cancer screening, including risks and benefits will be profiled. Recent studies regarding diet and medications for prostate cancer prevention will also be addressed.

Risk Assessment And Communication

This program is no longer available for CME credit.

Evidence shows that some patients fail to understand risk, which may adversely affect patient care. Led by a panel of key opinion leaders, this Continuing Medical Education program explains ways that physicians can communicate risk to their patients to help them make informed decisions. In addition, the program describes some methods to verify that patients understand risk information.

Understanding The Role Of Folic Acid In Preconception Care

This program is no longer available for CME credit.

Discovery Health has assembled a group of key opinion leaders to explore the role of folic acid in preconception care among women. The program addresses the current recommendations for folic acid intake before and during pregnancy and discusses the role of folic acid in preventing birth defects. In addition, it reviews suggestions to improve folic acid intake and preconception care among patients.

Colorectal Surgery: Exploring Minimally Invasive Approaches

This program is no longer available for CME credit.

Discovery Health Continuing Medical Education has assembled a group of key opinion leaders to review the epidemiology of colonic disorders requiring surgery, including colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer. Recent findings regarding open versus laparoscopic approaches in colorectal cancer, with a focus on patient selection and cancer-related outcomes, will also be addresse.

Low Sexual Desire In Women: Breaking The Silence

This program is no longer available for CME credit.

Discovery Health CME has gathered a group of key opinion leaders to discuss female hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD). The program will explore the underlying causes of this condition, including physical and psychological concerns. Specific treatment options for HSDD and strategies to help improve communication with patients will also be addressed.

ADHD: Managing the Continuum from Adolescence to Adulthood

This program is no longer available for CME credit.

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common disorders affecting children in the U.S., potentially causing real functional impairment. If left untreated, the disorder can have a significant impact during adolescence and adulthood. Led by a panel of key opinion leaders, this CME program focuses on appropriate diagnosis and treatment options in children, adolescents and adults with ADHD.

Managing Comorbidities of HIV/AIDS

This program is no longer available for CME credit.

Patients with HIV are living longer due to improvements in treatments and medications. As a result, more of these patients are facing common diseases such as heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes. Led by a group of key medical authorities, this CME program addresses strategies to improve the treatment of comorbidities in patients with HIV.

Migraine: Relieving The Pain

This program is no longer available for CME credit.

Approximately 12% of U.S. adults suffer from migraine headache. Despite the availability of effective treatments, migraine often goes undiagnosed or is misdiagnosed. This CME program, Migraine: Relieving The Pain, will feature a panel of key opinion leaders to discuss migraine pathophysiology, diagnostic criteria, and new treatment options.

Kidney Cancer: New Treatments Bring New Hope

This program is no longer available for CME credit.

Explore innovative treatments that bring new hope to patients with kidney cancer. Find out about new options for robotically assisted surgery in the management of local disease and FDA approvals of new agents for patients with more advanced kidney cancer. This program focuses on the evolving data in managing kidney cancer and the application in the current National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines.

Pets and People: The Power of the Health Connection

This program is no longer available for CME credit.

There are convincing reasons to own a pet beyond popularity. The advantages are far-reaching, from the cardiovascular benefits of walking a dog to service pets that assist people with disabilities. Hosted by Jeff Corwin, this CME program addresses the therapeutic roles of pets in helping their human owners achieve positive health outcomes.

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