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A weekly Podcast series covering newsworthy topics in primary care medicine.

A weekly Podcast series covering newsworthy topics in primary care medicine.

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United States

Description:

A weekly Podcast series covering newsworthy topics in primary care medicine.

Language:

English


Episodes

Access to Care: Safety of Medication Abortion - Frankly Speaking Ep 281

6/19/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-281 Overview: Clinicians may hesitate to provide medication abortion without first performing a pelvic ultrasound or pelvic examination, but recent data may give clinicians more confidence in their decision to do so. This episode explores the evidence for the safety of telehealth-based, or no-test screening, approaches to providing medication...

Duration:00:12:16

Statins for Cardiovascular Disease—It’s All Relative - Frankly Speaking Ep 280

6/12/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-280 Overview: Statins are widely used for lowering cholesterol in patients at risk for cardiovascular disease. While the benefit is more established with secondary prevention compared with primary prevention, most of the benefits are reported in relative risk reduction, which can exaggerate the benefit to an individual person. In this podcast,...

Duration:00:12:23

Step It Up! But by How Much? - Frankly Speaking Ep 279

6/5/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-279 Overview: Clinicians (and patients) know that walking is beneficial for overall health, but what are the specifics? How many steps per day lower health risks? What impact does walking have on mortality? What’s the best way to count steps? Join us to hear answers to these questions and more as we discuss evidence-based recommendations for...

Duration:00:09:58

Forget About Weed - Frankly Speaking Ep 278

5/29/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-278 Overview: Misconceptions abound on the long-term effects of chronic use of marijuana. This episode tackles these misconceptions head-on, highlighting new data on marijuana’s adverse effects on central nervous system function, including loss of memory, IQ points, and executive functioning. It’s a must-listen for clinicians caring for patients...

Duration:00:08:13

Pneumococcal Vaccines Simplified! - Frankly Speaking Ep 277

5/22/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-277 Overview: Join us to discuss a summary of the newly published guidelines for pneumococcal vaccines and to review the most recently approved vaccines. We’ll begin by describing the challenges from the previous guidelines and how these new guidelines address these challenges. Given the burden of pneumococcal disease and that vaccination is our...

Duration:00:11:13

Does Acetaminophen Increase Stroke Risk? - Frankly Speaking Ep 276

5/15/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-276 Overview: The concerns over the use of NSAIDs have been well documented. The medications can raise blood pressure and have been linked to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke when used long term. These known risks, supported by the FDA’s warning in 2005, has prompted many clinicians to prescribe acetaminophen instead. But do...

Duration:00:09:22

Breastfeeding Really Is Best—New Evidence for Improved Health in Infants - Frankly Speaking Ep 275

5/8/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-275 Overview: The multitude of benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and baby are well documented. However, we’ve seen mixed evidence for the relationship between breastfeeding and certain childhood lung conditions, with some studies suggesting an increase in risk. A recent study found that exclusive breastfeeding was associated with...

Duration:00:10:19

Recurrent UTIs—Prevention Without Antibiotics - Frankly Speaking Ep 274

5/1/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-274 Overview: Recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be a frustrating problem for both patients and clinicians. Antibiotics are often used, but a prevailing concern is that the overuse of antibiotics may lead to more resistant bacteria. This podcast discusses methenamine hippurate as an important nonantibiotic alternative for UTI...

Duration:00:10:31

A Smoke Screen? Is Secondhand Aerosol Exposure From E-Cigarettes harmful? - Frankly Speaking Ep 273

4/24/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-273 Overview: The evidence continues to grow and evolve on the potential harms of e-cigarette use and on their efficacy and safety as a harm reduction strategy. One aspect of e-cigarette use that has not received much attention is the effect of secondhand exposure to the exhaled aerosol from e-cigarettes. Previous small studies have suggested...

Duration:00:08:55

Estimating Jugular Venous Pressure: Point-of-Care Ultrasound Can Help - Frankly Speaking Ep 272

4/17/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-272 Overview: Clinicians need to accurately assess the degree of heart failure at the bedside to make appropriate management decisions. However, the common bedside practice of estimating right atrial pressure by measuring jugular venous pressure (JVP) has several accuracy limitations. This session focuses on the use of point-of-care ultrasound...

Duration:00:10:23

Cardiovascular Disease and Exercise - Frankly Speaking Ep 271

4/10/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-271 Overview: Given the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the United States, it is key for primary care providers to counsel patients on the importance of exercise for CVD prevention. This brief podcast explores data that will help clinicians understand the need to prescribe exercise and rehabilitation in the primary care setting....

Duration:00:03:28

Boosting Weight Loss with Medications: New support for GLP-1 RAs - Frankly Speaking Ep 270

4/3/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-270 Overview: You know GLP-1 RAs are an important class of agents for weight loss, but do you know which drug within this class is right for your patient? This brief podcast walks you through the recent evidence from the STEP 8 randomized clinical trial, comparing the efficacy and adverse reaction profiles for 2 GLP-1 RAs: semaglutide (Wegovy)...

Duration:00:09:50

Screen Patients Early and Routinely for Prescription Drug Misuse - Frankly Speaking Ep 269

3/27/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-269 Overview: Join us as we discuss the trajectories of prescription drug misuse from adolescence through adulthood. This session explores the findings from a longitudinal cohort study demonstrating the need for screening patients from adolescence through adulthood for substance use disorder. You’ll walk away with the tools and resources you...

Duration:00:09:53

PrEP: Are We Educating Patients Effectively? - Frankly Speaking Ep 268

3/20/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-268 Overview: This episode will help bring awareness to the importance of educating patients about post-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in the primary care setting. This talk will also discuss how to reduce the stigma surrounding this prevention method. Finally, you will hear about the newly FDA approved PrEP treatment option that could potentially...

Duration:00:10:06

Bad News for E-Cigarette Users—Possible Link Between E-Cigarettes And ED - Frankly Speaking Ep 267

3/13/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-267 Overview: The clinical literature is filled with new and evolving evidence on the use of e-cigarettes and potential harms. The question of their use as a harm reduction strategy is a hotly debated topic—pitting traditional combustible tobacco with its well-known effect on morbidity and mortality against electronic nicotine delivery systems...

Duration:00:12:42

Fever Free: Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen? - Frankly Speaking Ep 266

3/6/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-266 Overview: ‘Tis the season for pediatric fevers! Join us to review a recent meta-analysis looking at 18 studies with patients younger than 2 years old who received acetaminophen or ibuprofen for fever or pain to determine if one medication should be recommended first, before the other. After this session, you’ll be able to confidently advise...

Duration:00:08:32

“Could It Be My Thyroid?” The Quandary of Subclinical Hypothyroidism - Frankly Speaking Ep 241

3/3/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-241 Overview: Seven percent of the US population has an active levothyroxine prescription, which is significantly greater than the number of people diagnosed with overt hypothyroidism. Many of these prescriptions appear to be for the treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism and other conditions in euthyroid individuals. Join us to uncover...

Duration:00:10:31

Fluvoxamine as a Treatment for COVID-19 - Frankly Speaking Ep 265

2/27/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-265 Overview: Most cases of COVID-19 will resolve without interventions, but some patients are at high risk for complications. Several treatment options for high-risk patients are now available to help prevent the need for hospitalization. Join us to review a recent large, randomized trial evaluating fluvoxamine as a treatment for high-risk...

Duration:00:12:18

COVID-19 and Children - Frankly Speaking Ep 264

2/22/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-264 Overview: Get answers to your questions on COVID-19 infection in children. Listen to this podcast to review outcomes and potential risk factors associated with acute COVID-19 infection in this population. Finally, learn the status of immunizations for children younger than 5 years of age. Episode resource links: Guest: Jillian Joseph,...

Duration:00:08:02

COVID-19 and Children - Frankly Speaking Ep 264

2/21/2022
Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-264 Overview: Get answers to your questions on COVID-19 infection in children. Listen to this podcast to review outcomes and potential risk factors associated with acute COVID-19 infection in this population. Finally, learn the status of immunizations for children younger than 5 years of age. Episode resource links: Guest: Jillian...

Duration:00:07:49