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9/11/2018 - Medical Grand Rounds- The Special K Klub - K grant recipients

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INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize that the contraceptive needs of some women with rheumatic diseases may not be met.
  • Recognize that some women with rheumatic diseases do obtain access to highly-effective contraception, and are at increased risk of pregnancy-related complications.
  • Describe how provide-level, patient-level, and systems-level interventions may help to fill gaps in family planning care for women with rheumatic diseases.
  • Describe the prevalence of carbon monoxide poisoning in the United States.
  • Learn the underlying pathophysiologic mechanisms of carbon monoxide toxicity.
  • Explain the current understanding of hyperbaric oxygen therapy mechanism of action of carbon monoxide poisoning and limitations of hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
  • Explain how chronic pain is an important comorbidity in PLWH, and how behavioral interventions are a promising approach to chronic pain.
  • Examine STOMP, a behavioral intervention for chronic pain tailored to PLWH, is feasible, acceptable, and shows promise for future impact.

Presentation Topics
Title:  Randomized Pilot Trial of a Novel Behavioral Intervention for Chronic Pain Tailored to People Living.
Presenter: Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA

Title:  Engineering a Molecule to Target CO Poisoning
Presenter: Jason Rose, MD, MBA

Title: Creating a Family Planning Framework for Women with Rheumatic Diseases.
Presenter: Mehret Birru Talabi, MD, PhD

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Borrero et al., 2016
  2. Kavanaugh et al., AC&R 2014
  3. Chakravarty et al., BMJ Open 2014
  4. Toomey and Waldron Fam Pract.,2013
  5. Birru Talabi et al., Contraception use among reproductive-age women with rheumatic diseases. Arthritis Care Res 2018, Aug 14. doi: 10.1002/acr.23724
  6. Ferguson et al., Lupus 2016
  7. CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, 2016.
  8. Trafton JA, J Behav Health Serv Res, 2012.
  9. Rose JJ, Wang L, Xu Q, McTiernan CF, Shiva S, Tejero J, Gladwin MT. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Pathogenesis, Management, and Future Directions of Therapy. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Mar 1;195(5):596-606.
  10. Azarov I, Wang L, Rose JJ, Xu Q, Huang XN, Belanger A, Wang Y, Guo L, Liu C, Ucer KB, McTiernan CF, O'Donnell CP, Shiva S, Tejero J, Kim-Shapiro DB, Gladwin MT. Five-coordinate H64Q neuroglobin as a ligand-trap antidote for carbon monoxide poisoning. Sci Transl Med. 2016 Dec 7;8(368):368ra173.

Authors:
Jason Rose, MD, MBA — Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Assistant Professor of Medicine Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Jessica Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA — Division of General Internal Medicine Visiting Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Mehret Birru-Talabi, MD, PhD — Division of Rheumatology, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.