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Shared Decision Making in Selecting Initial MS Disease-Modifying Therapy
Next Question: Which Disease-Modifying Therapy Should I Try First?

This activity, the second in a 3-part series focused on shared decision making and patient-centered care in MS, will examine the differences in MS disease-modifying therapies (DMT) and provide guidance for working together with patients to select appropriate first-line treatment. ...

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Shared Decision Making at the Crossroads: Adjusting MS Therapy Next Question: When Is it Time to Adjust Therapy?

This activity, the third in a 3-part series focused on shared decision making and patient-centered care in MS, will examine how to assess outcomes of DMT therapy from both patient and clinician perspectives, as well as practical strategies for working with patients to adjust therapy when necessary. ...

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Motivational Interviewing to Support Shared Decision Making in MS
First Question: Should I Start Treatment?

This activity, the first in a 3-part series focused on shared decision making and patient-centered care in MS, will examine the practice of motivational interviewing (MI) and how it can help clinicians prompt patients to think about their diagnosis and therapeutic options. The management of MS is increasingly challenging due to the wide variation in the clinical course for each patient, an increas ...

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Team-Based Approaches to Enhancing Care for Older Adults With T2DM

A collaborative and engaged style of care planning generally provides the best results for patients. Physicians, NPs, PAs, pharmacists, nurses, and others who care for and support older adults with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) can be most effective working in a team, especially when managing individuals with multiple chronic problems. This activity examines the key features of a holistic, relationship-b ...

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Individualizing Treatment Plans for Older Adults with T2DM

Approximately 26% of adults over age 65 in the US (11.2 million people) have diabetes. This is a heterogeneous population that includes individuals residing independently in communities, in assisted living, and in skilled nursing facilities. Management of diabetes in older adults should be carefully tailored, taking into account these variables. All members of the care team, including physicians, ...

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Perspectives on the Care of Older Adults with T2DM: A Multidisciplinary Discussion

This activity features an engaging multidisciplinary faculty discussion about special considerations in the care of older adults with T2DM. Many older adults with T2DM are experiencing negative health consequences that could be prevented or improved with optimal evidence-based care. This is a heterogeneous population that includes individuals residing independently in communities, in assisted livi ...

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Advances in Multiple Sclerosis: Current Best Practices, Ongoing Challenges, and Future Directions

An estimated 350,000 to 500,000 people in the United States are currently diagnosed with MS, a chronic neurologic disorder with potential for substantial negative impact on quality of life. Treatment is focused on returning function after an attack, preventing new attacks, and preventing disability. The management of MS is increasingly challenging due to heterogeneity in the pathogenesis of MS, wi ...

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Advances in Multiple Sclerosis: Nursing Interventions to Promote Optimal Care

An estimated 350,000 to 500,000 people in the United States are currently diagnosed with MS, a chronic neurologic disorder with potential for substantial negative impact on quality of life. Nurses play an important role in addressing MS symptoms, managing adverse events, limiting disability, and coordinating with the collaborative care team to ensure that patients have the optimal treatment plan a ...

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Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Current Evidence for Tailoring Antithrombotic Therapy

NOTE: This activity was presented as a live visiting faculty grand rounds series beginning on August 20, 2015. Participants who received credit for attending any of the live presentations are not eligible to receive credit for this online release. Nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia encountered in clinical practice and afflicts more than 3 milli ...

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Updating Clinical Practice in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Nursing Interventions to Promote Optimal Care

Patients with RA require ongoing management to maintain tight control of their RA disease activity and to reduce the risk of joint destruction, impaired physical functioning, and diminished quality of life. Comprehensive care of the RA patient also includes strategies to increase medication compliance and reduce the risk of CVD and other common comorbidities that can exacerbate the burden of RA. N ...

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