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6/4/2019 - Medical Grand Rounds: Update in General Internal Medicine

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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:

  • Describe the effects of stigmatizing language on providers attitudes and decisions.
  • Recognize how rarely medications for opioid use disorder are prescribed after overdose.
  • Recognize the effect of excessive oxygenation on mortality for seriously ill patients.
  • Describe the clinical settings in which it is safe to de-escalate MRSA coverage in hospital acquired pneumonia.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. McNeil M, et al. NEJM, 2018.
  2. ASCEND Study Collaborative Group. NEJM, 2018
  3. Canagliflozin and Renal Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes and Nephropathy. Perkovic et al. NEJM. April, 2019.
  4. McNeil M., Update in Women’s Health, ACP 2019.

Authors:
Gaetan Sgro, MD — Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Sarah Merriam, MD — Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 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.