Evidence for Everyday Decisions in Hospital Medicine
Faculty and trainees within the Department of Medicine who are involved in the care of patients need to receive regular updates on recent advances and guidelines in the field of internal medicine. Clinical scenarios will be used to review the current management of common medical conditions, including chronic pain and opioid abuse. Multidisciplinary sessions will also be used to educate learners about human trafficking and the role of physicians in identifying and assisting victims in the community. The overall aim of the series is to advance clinical knowledge, enhance the quality of patient care, and improve treatment outcomes.
Physicians, medical students, fellows, and residents.
At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:
Differentiate symptomatic from asymptomatic hypertension.
Recognize the risks associate with pharmacologic treatment of asymptomatic hypertension during hospitalization.
Review the current literature regarding the use of direct oral anticoagulants to treat venous thromboembolism (VTE) and to prevent secondary VTE in special patient populations such as those with cancer, chronic kidney disease, and obesity.
Formulate an optimal strategy for inpatient management of diabetes and steroid-induced hyperglycemia.
Identify which diabetes medications to avoid in the hospital setting.
Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Participation
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