Internal Medicine Meeting 2017 Pre-Courses (Videos)
- This collection includes 6 full-day pre-courses and the corresponding reference material. Available in all formats—select the one that best suits you. Topics include: Advances in Therapy, Cardiology, Diabetes, Hospital Medicine, Neurology, Perioperative Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine.
Pre-Courses Recorded: March 30 – April 1, 2017
Release Date: April 10, 2017.
Seven Pre-courses provide in-depth coverage of selected topics.
- Advances in Therapy (7 hours)
This Pre-Course will focus on pearls to help the practicing internist use drug therapies in the most effective manner. Newer medications and new uses for older medications will be covered. Current recommendations for “best therapy” for different diseases will also be covered. Common side effects of medications will be emphasized. Faculty will provide practical information on therapy for psychiatric disease, diabetes, and infectious diseases, safe use of medications in the elderly, and drug interactions.
- Cardiology for the Internist 2017: “The Key Points” (7 hours)
This Pre-Course will provide a focused update of the diagnostic, preventive, and therapeutic approaches to the patient at risk for, or with known, cardiovascular disease. Expert clinician–educators will focus on the cardiovascular disease issues that internists most frequently encounter and will provide “key points” to update the audience and foster patient care.
- Critical Care Medicine 2017 (14 hours)
This Pre-Course will provide the opportunity to understand the principles of diagnosis and management of common clinical problems and conditions encountered in the intensive care unit. Particular attention will be placed on the recognition of disease process, acute management of critical illness, and prevention of complications of critical illness in the critically ill adult patient.
- Diabetes for the Internist (7 hours)
There are many new therapies available for the management of diabetes, including new medications, technologies, and surgical options for the appropriate patient. This Pre-Course will discuss the diagnosis and management of diabetes in different clinical settings, including issues related to nutrition, exercise, and risk factor modification.
- Hospital Medicine: A Day on Service (7 hours)
In this 1-day Pre‑Course, we will review the challenges of assuming care for a service, transitions of care and handoffs, clinical conundrums of common and uncommon scenarios, administrative hurdles, and bureaucratic barriers. The faculty, composed of experienced hospitalists and specialists from across the United States, will discuss ideal medical management.
- Neurology for the Internist (7 hours)
This Pre-Course is designed to help internists approach the common neurologic problems seen in their patients and to update them in this rapidly changing field of medicine. A broad view of the spectrum of neurologic disorders seen in the practice of internal medicine will be discussed, including the neurologic history and examination, stroke, dizziness, topics in neuro-ophthalmology, seizures, and movement disorders.
- Perioperative Medicine 2017 (7 hours)
This Pre-Course will provide the opportunity to understand the assessment and management of patients with medical comorbidities undergoing surgical procedures. Particular attention will be placed on preoperative validated risk-assessment tools, modification strategies for identified co-morbidities, and management of postoperative complications.
- Format: 70 Video Files (.mp4 format).
- File Size: 4.3 GB.