Maximizing the Impact of Symptom Intervention in the Management of Patients With Multiple Sclerosis
Disease progression, severity of disease course, and occurrence of specific symptoms in multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disorder of the brain and spinal cord, are unpredictable and vary from person to person. The symptoms of MS and its treatme... more
Faculty: Patricia K. Coyle, MD
Release Date: Sep 09, 2013    Expiration Date: Sep 09, 2014

Virtual Patient Encounters: Improving Outcomes in Colorectal Cancer Patients
Despite the decreased mortality rates associated with colorectal cancer (CRC), it remains the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of cancer-related death for both men and women in the US. Furthermore, only half of those a... more
Faculty: Cathy Eng, MD, FACP
Release Date: Aug 30, 2013    Expiration Date: Aug 30, 2014

Calcified Coronary Arteries: What Have We Learned? Where Do We Go?
Moderate to severe arterial calcium is estimated to be present in nearly 40% of patients treated annually for coronary artery disease (CAD). Vascular calcification increases with age; evidence of calcification is present in most patients aged 65 yea... more
Faculty: Jeffrey Chambers, MD; Stevan Himmelstein, MD, FACC
Release Date: Jul 19, 2013    Expiration Date: Jul 19, 2014

Virtual Patient: Improving Outcomes in Multiple Sclerosis
Clinicians treating patients with Multiple Sclerosis(MS) face two main obstacles: 1. a lack of current guidelines and 2. limited clinical experience with risks and benefits of newer and emerging agents. Thus, additional training to optimally assess... more
Faculty: Bruce A. Cohen, MD
Release Date: May 15, 2013    Expiration Date: May 15, 2014

Improving Outcomes for an Aging Population: Alzheimer's Treatment in Long Term Care
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common type of dementia and is estimated to affect 5 million individuals in the United States. The average course of disease in these patients is about 8-10 years from diagnosis until death. Of all individuals ove... more
Faculty: Stephen R. Connor, PhD
Release Date: May 01, 2013    Expiration Date: Apr 30, 2014


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