CME ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 10: Migraine: Diagnosis and Treatment.

‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 10: Migraine: Diagnosis and Treatment.

Episode 10 of the “MedChat” podcast is now available. This episode, “Migraine:  Diagnosis and Treatment,” discusses migraine headaches, which affect 12% of Americans and are a top diagnosis for physician visits. This episode will help providers recognize the symptoms of migraines, understand how to treat migraines and know when to refer to a neurologist. Moderator …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 9: Provider wellness and resilience

‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 9: Provider wellness and resilience

Episode nine of the “MedChat” podcast is now available. This episode, “Addressing Provider Wellness and Resilience,” discusses the topic of more than half of U.S. doctors experiencing at least one symptom of burnout and a significant worsening of dissatisfaction in recent years. Physician stress and burnout can impact the quality of patient care as well …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 8: Opioid addiction

‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 8: Opioid addiction

Episode eight of the “MedChat” podcast is now available. This episode, “Use and Abuse – Opioid Addiction,” discusses the prevalence of illegal drugs and the culture. In 2017, overdose fatalities in Kentucky rose by 11%, and Jefferson County had the most overdose deaths. It is critical for physicians and providers to be aware of illegal …

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CME Register for the 24th Gail Klein Garlove Lectureship

Register for the 24th Gail Klein Garlove Lectureship

The 24th Gail Klein Garlove Lectureship, “At Long Last: Immunologic Approaches to the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Cancers,” will be held Nov. 6 at the Olmsted. The registration deadline is Nov. 1. The lectureship, with thanks to the Garlove family and the Norton Healthcare Foundation, is designed to reach physicians, health care providers and members of …

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CME Register today for the Clinical Ethics Issues education opportunity

Register today for the Clinical Ethics Issues education opportunity

The Fall 2019 Medical Ethics Symposium will provide exposure to the relevant ethical issues providers may encounter in clinical settings. The symposium also will include discussions on the ethical consultation process and its value. The symposium will cover: Identifying relevant clinical ethical concerns Understanding the patient, family and provider benefits of a clinical ethics consultation …

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CME Register today for the 2019 Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium

Register today for the 2019 Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium

The 2019 Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium will provide information to help clinicians in Louisville and Southern Indiana identify hip pathology via medical history, exam and appropriate use of imaging. Providers also will be equipped with an understanding of when and to whom to refer their patient. Sessions at the Oct. 18 presentation will cover: Pediatric orthopedic …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 7: Neurologists discuss epilepsy diagnoses

‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 7: Neurologists discuss epilepsy diagnoses

Episode seven of the “MedChat” podcast is now available.. This episode, “Epilepsy for the Primary Care Provider,” discusses epilepsy diagnoses. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2015 data, approximately 40,000 to 50,000 adults in Kentucky have epilepsy. Prior to a diagnosis of epilepsy, a primary care practitioner may be the first provider to …

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CME 18th annual Nixon Lectureship: Meaning-centered Psychotherapy

18th annual Nixon Lectureship: Meaning-centered Psychotherapy

Rapidly advancing cancer research has led to improved modes of treatment and care for cancer patients’ overall well-being. In order to ensure an improved patient outcome, health care providers should be aware of advancements made in treatment and care, as well as the psychological concerns of cancer patients. The 18th annual Nixon Lectureship: Meaning-centered Psychotherapy …

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CME 2019 Pediatric Bioethics Day

2019 Pediatric Bioethics Day

The upcoming Pediatric Bioethics Day on Wednesday, Sept. 4, gives physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, therapists and hospital ethics committee members the opportunity to discuss approaches that can support families when life-sustaining medical interventions are no longer considered medically beneficial. Appropriate communication can be difficult when parents and providers do not share the same values …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast, episodes 5 and 6: Medically assisted treatment for opioid use disorder

‘MedChat’ podcast, episodes 5 and 6: Medically assisted treatment for opioid use disorder

Episodes five and six of the “MedChat” podcast are now available. Both episodes, “Medically Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder,” a two-part topic, address the rise in overdose fatalities in Kentucky. It is critical for physicians and providers to be aware of the prevalence of illegal drugs and understand this culture — as legal prescribing …

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