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CME: A New Modality for Diabetic Wound Care

Perry Mayer, MD, Medical Director, The Mayer Institute (TMI), Hamilton, Ontario

Joseph Gabriele, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Delivra Inc., Burlington, Ontario

Farzan Dadfar, Pharmacist Manager, NKS Health, Toronto, Ontario

This learning program has been developed for primary care physicians, educators, and other health professionals. Learners will utilize this program to assist with the diagnosis, sound management, and appropriate treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers in patients.

  • This program runs in a sequence, and is accompanied by informative illustrations, and animations.
  • Best viewed with accompanying voice-over narration.
  • You may pause, rewind, or fast-forward at any point.
  • Slides with links to figures or tables will pause automatically to allow the user time to view the additional material.

  • Quick understanding of the importance of diagnosing and treating DFUs as one of the often overlooked complications of Diabetes
  • Learning how topical doxycycline hyclate can be used for the treatment of “stalled” diabetic ulcers
  • Understanding how doxycycline hyclate compounded in the Delivra transdermal base cream provides better stability and deeper penetration of the active ingredient
  • Learning how Delivra-DX™ can be utilized in two real life DFU case examples
  • Learning how Delivra-DX™ will be compounded and safely delivered across Canada direct to patients with a valid prescription

Views and opinions in this program are of the faculty and not necessarily endorsed by, or reflective of, those of the publisher or editors of Health Plexus.

The development of this educational program was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Delivra Corporation.


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CME: Geriatric Depression

Robert Madan, MD, FRCPC, Chief of Psychiatry, Baycrest, University of Toronto.

 

This evidence-based learning program has been developed for primary care physicians, educators, and other health professionals who care for the elderly patients. Learners will utilize this program to assist with the diagnosis, sound management, and appropriate treatment of Depression in the elderly patients.

  • This program runs in a sequence, and is accompanied by informative illustrations, and animations. To advance you must complete the quizzes.
  • Best viewed with accompanying voice-over narration.
  • You may pause, rewind, or fast-forward at any point.
  • Slides with links to figures or tables will pause automatically to allow the user time to view the additional material.

  After participating in this online CME program, physicians should be able to:
  • List steps in the assessment of geriatric depression
  • List evidence based treatments for geriatric depression
  • Describe the relationship between geriatric depression and anxiety

  This interactive online program meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada. Members of College of Family Physicians of Canada may claim MAINPRO-M2 Credits for this unaccredited educational program.

www.cfpc.ca/Mainpro_M2
  Views and opinions in this program are of the faculty and not necessarily endorsed by, or reflective of, those of the publisher or editors of Health Plexus.


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CME: The Latest in Back Pain Management

Hamilton Hall, MD, FRCSC Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto; Medical Director, CBI Health Group; Executive Director, Canadian Spine Society.

This evidence-based learning program has been developed by physicians, in association with the Canadian Spine Society, for primary care physicians, educators, and other health professionals. Learners will utilize this program to assist with the diagnosis, sound management, and appropriate treatment of Back Pain in patients.

  • This program runs in a sequence, and is accompanied by informative illustrations, and animations. To advance you must complete the quizzes.
  • Best viewed with accompanying voice-over narration.
  • You may pause, rewind, or fast-forward at any point.
  • Slides with links to figures or tables will pause automatically to allow the user time to view the additional material.

After participating in this online CME program, physicians should be able to:
  • Cite common presentations of mechanical low back pain and its natural history
  • Outline the appropriate components of a focused back history and complementary physical examination
  • Identify the four syndromes (patterns) of low back pain
  • Describe the proper indications for imaging and laboratory tests
  • List the findings that are of concern and necessitate further investigation
  • Develop a basic treatment program based on the patterns of pain
  • Counsel patients on the realistic expectations for managing low back pain including simple initial pain control manoeuvres

This interactive online program meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been accredited for up to TWO (2) MAINPRO-M1 credits. The accreditation expires on May 8th, 2015.

Views and opinions in this program are of the faculty and not necessarily endorsed by, or reflective of, those of the publisher or editors of Health Plexus.

The development of this CME program was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Medtronic of Canada.