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MedChat is Norton Healthcare's podcast that provides evidence-based continuing medical education (CME) for physicians and other providers on the go!

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MedChat is Norton Healthcare's podcast that provides evidence-based continuing medical education (CME) for physicians and other providers on the go!

    Navigating Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents

    Navigating Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents

    Podcast: Navigating Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents
    Evaluation and Credit:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MedChat68
    Target Audience   
    This activity is targeted toward primary care and advanced providers.
    Statement of Need
    Adolescent substance abuse is a critical public health issue in the United States, with drug misuse often starting during adolescence and young adulthood. Physicians play a crucial role in identifying and addressing this problem. By incorporating validated screening tools and communicating with patients' providers can assist in early detection. This podcast will education providers about the trends in substance use disorders and review effective interventions essential to combat adolescent substance abuse.
    Objectives
    At the conclusion of this offering, the participant will be able to: 
    Describe trends in substance use disorders among adolescents. Discuss effects of cannabis on development.  Review screening guidelines and tools for substance use disorders. Identify strategies for effective communication with adolescent patients and parents.  Moderator
    Erin Frazier, M.D.
    Pediatrician
    Norton Children’s Medical Group
    Norton Healthcare
    Louisville, Kentucky
    Speaker
    Brittany Badal, M.D.
    Adolescent Medicine
    Norton Children’s Medical Group – Novak Center
    Norton Healthcare
    Louisville, Kentucky
    Moderator, Speaker and Planner Disclosures 
    The planners, moderators and speakers of this activity do not have any financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. 
    Commercial Support  
    There was no commercial support for this activity. 
    Physician Credits
    Accreditation
    Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
    Designation
    Norton Healthcare designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    HB1 / Prescribing Controlled Substances
    The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure has approved the podcast Navigating Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents for .75 HB1 credit hours. ID# 0724-H.75-NHC1b.
    For more information about continuing medical education, please send an email to cme@nortonhealthcare.org. 
    Nursing Credits
    Norton Healthcare Institute for Education and Development is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This continuing professional development activity has been approved for .75 contact hours. In order for nursing participants to obtain credits, they must claim attendance by attesting to the number of hours in attendance.  
    For more information related to nursing credits, contact Sally Sturgeon, DNP, RN, SANE-A, AFN-BC at (502) 446-5889 or sally.sturgeon@nortonhealthcare.org.
    Resources for Additional Study:
    SBIRT Screening Tool
    https://www.sbirt.care/tools.aspx
    CRAFFT Screening Tool
    https://njaap.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/COMBINED-CRAFFT-2.1-Self-Admin_Clinician-Interview_Risk-Assess-Guide.pdf
     
    Also listen to Norton Healthcare’s podcast Stronger After Stroke. This podcast, produced by the Norton Neuroscience Institute, discusses difficult topics, answers frequently asked questions and provides survivor stories that provide hope. Hear from stroke survivors and medical specialists about being stronger after stroke. Listen on your favorite podcast platform.
    Norton Healthcare, a not for profit health care system, is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. Five Louisville-based hospitals and three hospitals in Southern Indiana, provide inpatient and outpatient general care as well as specialty care including heart, neuroscience, cance

    • 38 min
    The Essentials of Functional Medicine

    The Essentials of Functional Medicine

    Episode 67: The Essentials of Functional Medicine
    Evaluation and Credit:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MedChat67
     
    Target Audience
    This activity is targeted toward primary care and advanced providers.
    Statement of Need
    This program will highlight the essentials of functional medicine; defining how it addresses illness in respect to looking at the underlying cause of the disease. According to the CDC, 6 out of 10 Americans have at least one form of chronic disease that could be modified by lifestyle. This podcast will highlight key aspects of functional medicine and its role in lifestyle modification with tips on how providers can incorporate key principles into practice.
    Objectives
    At the conclusion of this offering, the participant will be able to: 
    Define functional medicine. Discuss the benefits of functional medicine.  Discuss key principles of functional medicine that can be incorporated into practice. Moderator
    Elizabeth Archer-Nanda, DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
    Clinical Director
    Norton Healthcare Office of Advanced Practice
    Manager, Norton Cancer Institute Behavioral Oncology Program
    Norton Healthcare
    Louisville, Kentucky
    Speaker
    Carl Paige, M.D., FAARM, FSSRP
    Chief Medical Officer and Co-founder
    Medical Transformation Center
    Louisville, Kentucky
    Moderator, Speaker and Planner Disclosures 
    The planners and speakers of this activity do not have any relevant relationships to disclose. The moderator, Elizabeth Archer-Nanda, DNP, APRN, PMHSNC-BC discloses a relevant relationship with BeiGene as a consultant. This relationship has been successfully mitigated.
    Commercial Support  
    There was no commercial support for this activity. 
    Physician Credits
    Accreditation
    Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
    Designation
    Norton Healthcare designates this enduring material for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    Nursing Credits
    Norton Healthcare Institute for Education and Development is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This continuing professional development activity has been approved for 1.0 contact hours. In order for nursing participants to obtain credits, they must claim attendance by attesting to the number of hours in attendance.  
    For more information related to nursing credits, contact Sally Sturgeon, DNP, RN, SANE-A, AFN-BC at (502) 446-5889 or sally.sturgeon@nortonhealthcare.org.
     
    Resources for Additional Study:
    Exercise as medicine: Providing practitioner guidance on exercise prescription
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33659155/
    The impact of functional medicine on patient-reported outcomes in inflammatory arthritis: A retrospective study
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33031458/
     
    Also listen to Norton Healthcare’s podcast Stronger After Stroke. This podcast, produced by the Norton Neuroscience Institute, discusses difficult topics, answers frequently asked questions and provides survivor stories that provide hope. Hear from stroke survivors and medical specialists about being stronger after stroke. Listen on your favorite podcast platform.
     
    Norton Healthcare, a not for profit health care system, is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. Five Louisville-based hospitals and three hospitals in Southern Indiana, provide inpatient and outpatient general care as well as specialty care including heart, neuroscience, cancer, orthopedic, women’s and pediatric services. A strong research program provides access to clinical trials in a multitude of areas. More information about

    • 30 min
    Pediatric Hypertension: A Comprehensive Guide to Screening and Diagnosis

    Pediatric Hypertension: A Comprehensive Guide to Screening and Diagnosis

    Episode 66: Pediatric Hypertension: A Comprehensive Guide to Screening and Diagnosis
    Evaluation and Credit:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MedChat66
    Target Audience
    This activity is targeted toward primary care and pediatric healthcare providers and advanced providers.
    Statement of Need
    This program will provide the latest information on the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric hypertension. Additionally, risk factors and etiology will be reviewed. Hypertension in the pediatric population continues to rise; and rates have shown an increasing linear relationship to increasing adiposity. According to the CDC, approximately 20% of children less than 19 are considered obese.
    Objectives 
    At the conclusion of this offering, the participant will be able to: 
    Define pediatric hypertension. List the diagnostic guidelines for pediatric hypertension. Review the proper technique for taking blood pressure in pediatric patients to ensure accuracy. Describe the etiology and risk factors for pediatric hypertension. Moderator
    Mark McDonald, M.D., FAAP
    Medical Director
    Norton Children’s Hospital and Norton Children’s Medical Center
    Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Critical Care
    UofL School of Medicine
    Louisville, Kentucky
    Speaker
    Malavika Prasad, M.D.
    Pediatric Nephrologist
    Norton Children’s Nephrology
    Affiliated with UofL School of Medicine
    Louisville, Kentucky
    Moderator, Speaker and Planner Disclosures  
    The planners, moderators and speakers of this activity do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. 
    Commercial Support  
    There was no commercial support for this activity. 
    Physician Credits
    Accreditation
    Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
    Designation
    Norton Healthcare designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    Nursing Credits
    Norton Healthcare Institute for Education and Development is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This continuing professional development activity has been approved for 1.0 contact hours. In order for nursing participants to obtain credits, they must claim attendance by attesting to the number of hours in attendance.  
    For more information related to nursing credits, contact Sally Sturgeon, DNP, RN, SANE-A, AFN-BC at (502) 446-5889 or sally.sturgeon@nortonhealthcare.org.
     
    Resources for Additional Study:
    Updates on Hypertension and New Guidelines
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31230693/
    Pediatric Hypertension
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34311845/
     
    Also listen to Norton Healthcare’s podcast Stronger After Stroke. This podcast, produced by the Norton Neuroscience Institute, discusses difficult topics, answers frequently asked questions and provides survivor stories that provide hope. Hear from stroke survivors and medical specialists about being stronger after stroke. Listen on your favorite podcast platform.
    Norton Healthcare, a not for profit health care system, is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. Five Louisville-based hospitals and three hospitals in Southern Indiana, provide inpatient and outpatient general care as well as specialty care including heart, neuroscience, cancer, orthopedic, women’s and pediatric services. A strong research program provides access to clinical trials in a multitude of areas. More information about Norton Healthcare is available at NortonHealthcare.com.
    Date of Original Release | May 2024; Information is current as of the time of recording. Course Termination Date | Ma

    • 45 min
    Guidelines for Safe Prescribing of Controlled Substances

    Guidelines for Safe Prescribing of Controlled Substances

    Episode 65: Guidelines for Safe Prescribing of Controlled Substances
    Evaluation and Credit:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MedChat65
     
    Target Audience
    This activity is targeted toward primary care and geriatric healthcare providers and advanced providers.
    Statement of Need
    This activity will discuss the steps to safe prescribing of opioids for providers. In that chronic pain is commonly treated in the primary care office and back pain is one of top ten reasons patients visit health care providers, providers should be aware of how to safely prescribe controlled substances if selected as the treatment for these patients.
    Objectives
    At the conclusion of this offering, the participant will be able to:

    Describe the risks and benefits of prescribing and tapering controlled substances. Identify the key components of safe prescribing of controlled substances. Moderator
    Gregory E. Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.
    Chief of Adult Neurology
    Medical Director, Memory Center
    Norton Neuroscience Institute
    Norton Healthcare
    Louisville, Kentucky
    Speaker
    Kelly C. Cooper, M.D., MPH, FASAM
    Addiction Specialist
    Norton Behavioral Health
    Louisville, Kentucky
    Moderator, Speaker and Planner Disclosures  
    The planners, moderators and speakers of this activity do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. 
    Commercial Support 
    There was no commercial support for this activity. 
    Physician Credits
    Accreditation
    Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
    Designation
    Norton Healthcare designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    Nursing Credits
    Norton Healthcare Institute for Education and Development is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This continuing professional development activity has been approved for 0.75 contact hours. In order for nursing participants to obtain credits, they must claim attendance by attesting to the number of hours in attendance.  
    For more information related to nursing credits, contact Sally Sturgeon, DNP, RN, SANE-A, AFN-BC at (502) 446-5889 or sally.sturgeon@nortonhealthcare.org.
    HB1 / Prescribing Controlled Substances
    The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure has approved the podcast Guidelines for Safe Prescribing of Controlled Substances for .75 HB1 credit hours. ID# 0723-H.75-NHC2i

    Resources for Additional Study:

    The Impact of Increased Hydrocodone Regulation on Opioid Prescribing in an Urban Safety-Net Health Care System   
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31068400/
    CDC Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain - United States, 2022
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36327391/
     
    Norton Healthcare, a not for profit health care system, is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. Five Louisville hospitals provide inpatient and outpatient general care as well as specialty care including heart, neuroscience, cancer, orthopedic, women’s and pediatric services. A strong research program provides access to clinical trials in a multitude of areas. More information about Norton Healthcare is available at NortonHealthcare.com.
     
    Date of Original Release | March 2024; Information is current as of the time of recording.
    Course Termination Date | March 2027
    Contact Information | Center for Continuing Medical, Provider and Nursing Education; (502) 446-5955 or cme@nortonhealthcare.org  
    Also listen to Norton Healthcare’s podcast Stronger After Stroke. This podcast, produced by the Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center, discusses di

    • 39 min
    Management of Insomnia

    Management of Insomnia

    Management of Insomnia
     
    Evaluation and Credit:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MedChat64
     
    Target Audience            
    This activity is targeted toward primary care and geriatric healthcare providers and advanced providers.
     
    Statement of Need 
    The program is a podcast discussion that will address the diagnosis and treatment of insomnia in adults. Insomnia is a common problem seen in the primary care setting and this podcast will address common issues/questions of providers helping them to improve patient care as related to insomnia.
     
    Objectives 
    At the conclusion of this offering, the participant will be able to: 
    1.     Define acute and chronic insomnia.
    2.     Discuss the diagnostic criteria for insomnia.       
    3.     Identify strategies for the management of insomnia.
     
    Moderator
    Gregory E. Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.
    Chief of Adult Neurology
    Medical Director, Memory Center
    Norton Neuroscience Institute
    Norton Healthcare
    Louisville, Kentucky
     
    Speaker
    Kevin K. Trice, M.D., MBA
    Sleep Medicine Physician
    Norton Pulmonary Specialists
    Louisville, Kentucky
     
    Moderator, Speaker and Planner Disclosures  
    The planners and moderators of this activity do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. Kevin Trice, M.D. has relationships with Jazz Pharma, Harmony Biosciences, Axsome Therapeutics, Avadel and Idorsia as a consultant. These relationships have been mitigated. 
     
    Commercial Support  
    There was no commercial support for this activity. 
     
    Physician Credits
    Accreditation 
    Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
     
    Designation 
    Norton Healthcare designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
     
    Nursing Credits
    Norton Healthcare Institute for Education and Development is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This continuing professional development activity has been approved for 0.75 contact hours. In order for nursing participants to obtain credits, they must claim attendance by attesting to the number of hours in attendance.  
     
    For more information related to nursing credits, contact Sally Sturgeon, DNP, RN, SANE-A, AFN-BC at (502) 446-5889 or sally.sturgeon@nortonhealthcare.org.
     
    Resources for Additional Study:
    Insomnia
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36115372/
     
    Waking up to the importance of sleep
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36115369/
     
     
    Norton Healthcare, a not for profit health care system, is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. Five Louisville hospitals provide inpatient and outpatient general care as well as specialty care including heart, neuroscience, cancer, orthopedic, women’s and pediatric services. A strong research program provides access to clinical trials in a multitude of areas. More information about Norton Healthcare is available at NortonHealthcare.com.
     
     
    Date of Original Release | March 2024; Information is current as of the time of recording. 
    Course Termination Date | March 2027
    Contact Information | Center for Continuing Medical, Provider and Nursing Education; (502) 446-5955 or cme@nortonhealthcare.org  
     
    Also listen to Norton Healthcare’s podcast Stronger After Stroke. This podcast, produced by the Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center, discusses difficult topics, answers frequently asked questions and provides survivor stories that provide hope. Hear from stroke survivors and medical specialists about being stronger after strok

    • 33 min
    Female Patterned Heart Disease

    Female Patterned Heart Disease

    Female Patterned Heart Disease
     
    Evaluation and Credit:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MedChat63
     
    Target Audience            
    This activity is targeted toward primary care providers and advanced providers.
     
    Statement of Need 
    This podcast will discuss female-patterned heart disease. Cardiovascular disease continues to be one of the leading causes of mortality for women. Research indicates that there continues to be disparities in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease for women, resulting in greater mortality rate. (American Journal of Preventive Cardiology). The goal of this program is to highlight risks, symptoms and diagnostic characteristics specific to female patients with the goal of earlier intervention and improved patient outcomes.
     
    Objectives
    At the conclusion of this offering, the participant will be able to:
    Define female-patterned heart disease and presenting symptoms unique to females. Discuss the latest diagnostic guidelines for female-patterned heart disease. Describe female specific risk factors of cardiovascular disease. 
     
    Moderator
    Mona Lisa Tailor, M.D.
    Internal Medicine
    Norton Community Medical Associates - Barrett
    Louisville, Kentucky
     
    Speaker
    Li Zhou, M.D., Ph.D.
    Medical Director
    Norton Heart and Vascular Institute
    Norton Healthcare
    Louisville, Kentucky
     
    Moderator, Speaker and Planner Disclosures  
    The planners, moderator and speaker of this activity do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. 
     
    Commercial Support  
    There was no commercial support for this activity. 
     
    Physician Credits
    Accreditation 
    Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
     
     
    Designation 
    Norton Healthcare designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
     
    Nursing Credits
    Norton Healthcare Institute for Education and Development is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This continuing professional development activity has been approved for .75 contact hours. In order for nursing participants to obtain credits, they must claim attendance by attesting to the number of hours in attendance.  
     
    For more information related to nursing credits, contact Sally Sturgeon, DNP, RN, SANE-A, AFN-BC at (502) 446-5889 or sally.sturgeon@nortonhealthcare.org.
     
    Resources
    Cardiovascular disease in women
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17569469/
     
    Beyond equality, women require extra care in cardiovascular imaging
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35962143/
     
     
    Norton Healthcare, a not for profit health care system, is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. Five Louisville hospitals provide inpatient and outpatient general care as well as specialty care including heart, neuroscience, cancer, orthopedic, women’s and pediatric services. A strong research program provides access to clinical trials in a multitude of areas. More information about Norton Healthcare is available at NortonHealthcare.com.
     
     
    Date of Original Release | Feb 2024; Information is current as of the time of recording. 
    Course Termination Date | Feb 2027
    Contact Information | Center for Continuing Medical, Provider and Nursing Education; (502) 446-5955 or cme@nortonhealthcare.org  
     
    Also listen to Norton Healthcare’s podcast Stronger After Stroke. This podcast, produced by the Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center, discusses difficult topics, answers frequently asked questions and provides survivor stories that provide

    • 33 min

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