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Overlooked and Underdiagnosed: Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

By W. Carlton Reckling, MD, and David W. Julian, BA,
SI-BONE Inc., Santa Clara, California

Sacroiliac (SI) joint dysfunction is routinely underdiagnosed because many health care providers are not aware that the SI joint can be a pain generator. SI joint pain is commonly confused with other sources of low back, hip, or pelvis pain.

This supplement is supported by an educational grant from SI-BONE.

Exam expires May 15, 2021.

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The Significant Link Between Diabetes and Falls: How a Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) Can Help Ameliorate the Risk

By Jennifer G. Maybin
Diabetes can increase the risk of falls in all age groups, and the complications of the falls are often more severe. Factors that affect the increased risk are glucose control, peripheral neuropathy, musculoskeletal deficits, diabetic neuropathy, polypharmacy, obesity, fear, and social isolation.

This supplement supported by an educational grant from Philips Lifeline.

Exam expires March 15, 2021.

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Personal Emergency Response Systems for People Having Chronic Medical or Psychological Conditions/Disabilities

Don’t overlook this tool for your patients with chronic medical or psychological problems. Read about how these devices are being used by a variety of people to reduce hospitalization, emergency department visits, and unnecessary physician visits. Earn 2 CEUs after passing the exam.

This supplement supported by an educational grant from Philips Lifeline.

Exam expires December 20, 2020.

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Continence Management: Arming Case Managers With Tools to Improve Outcomes

by Michelle Christiansen, MS, PA, CN-E, CCDS, VA-BC

Incontinence exacts a heavy physical, mental, emotional, financial, and social toll on those who have this condition. It is a symptom, rather than a disease itself, and requires skilled care management. Unfortunately, education of healthcare professionals is often lacking. This special supplement to CareManagement provides information on causes, treatments, and resources available to care managers who work with incontinent patients. Earn 4 CEUs after passing the exam.

This supplement supported by an educational grant from Medline Industries.

Exam expires November 25, 2020.

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The Importance of Oral Care in the Elder Population

by Michelle Christiansen, MS, PA, CN-E, CCDS, VA-BC

In this special supplement offering 4 CEUs to all case managers and sponsored by Medline Industries, the importance of oral health for older adult patients is explained. Because oral health is linked to many overall health problems, including cardiovascular disease, stroke, adult-onset diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, arthritis, and Alzheimer’s disease, case managers should be aware of oral health needs and how to ensure these needs are met. Patient and caregiver education is paramount.

Exam expires November 25, 2020.

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Sickle Cell Disease: Current State, Upcoming Advances, and How to Manage Patients with This Disease

By Ahmar U. Zaidi, MD, Central Michigan University; Wayne State University; Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan, Carolyn Hoppe, MD, MPH, Global Blood Therapeutics, South San Francisco, California

Clinical management of sickle cell disease involves routine prophylactic treatment and emergency care and is highly resource- and time-inten­sive. As more patients survive into adulthood, the difficulties of managing SCD are compounded by accumulating disease complications and comorbidities. As case managers, you can make a difference in outcomes and quality of life for these patients.

Made possible by an educational grant from Global Blood Therapeutics.

Exam expires November 15, 2020.

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Automating Fall Detection to Prevent Morbidity and Mortality: A Personal Emergency Response System with Optimized Automatic Fall Detection

By Tine Smits, Research Scientist, Philips Research; Andrea Ryter, Senior Global Product Manager, Philips Healthcare, Home Monitoring

Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) with automatic fall detection enable your patients to get fast help for falls, even when they are unconscious, cannot push their call button, or believe the fall was not serious. This automation takes PERS one step further to provide greater safety and prevent greater morbidity and mortality.

This supplement supported by an educational grant from Philips Lifeline.

Exam expires November 1, 2020.

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