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DCRx: The DC Center for Rational Prescribing
DCRx: The DC Center for Rational Prescribing Banner Monday, December 1, 2014 - Thursday, December 31, 2020 12:00 AM Washington , DC


DCRx: The DC Center for Rational Prescribing

The DC Center for Rational Prescribing (DCRx) provides information about medications and other therapeutic options to physicians and healthcare professionals. Rational prescribing is defined as choosing treatments based on the best-available evidence and benefits that outweigh harms. High cost can be considered a possible harm. In order to help healthcare professionals in the District prescribe rationally, the DC Department of Health is providing non-commercial, independent continuing education, along with access to other educational resources.

Current Modules include:

  • Generic Drugs, Myths and Facts (1.0 Credit)
  • Drug Approval & Promotion in the United States (1.0 Credit)
  • Medical Cannabis, Biochemistry and Pharmacology (1.0 Credit)
  • Medical Cannabis, Adverse Effects and Drug Interactions (1.0 Credit)
  • Medical Cannabis, Evidence on Efficacy (1.0 Credit)
  • Rational Prescribing for Older Adults (1.0 Credit)
  • Myths and Facts About Opioids (1.5 Credits)
  • Getting Patients Off of Opioids (1.5 Credits)
  • What You Need to Know about PrEP (1.5 Credits)
  • Taking a Sexual History to Reduce HIV Risk (1.5 Credits)
  • Industry Influence on the Practice of Medicine (1.0 Credit)
  • Tight Control in Type 2 Diabetes: More Harm Than Good? (1.5 Credits)
  • Non-Opioid and Alternative Approaches to Pain (1.5 Credits)
  • Medical Cannabis for Pain (1.5 Credits)
  • Counseling Patients About Family Planning (1.5 Credits)


2017 IDBR Home Study Course
2017 IDBR Home Study Course Banner Thursday, June 1, 2017 - Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 AM Washington, DC


The Home Study (Full Online Course) is available for anyone who cannot make it to the Live Course and includes nearly all of the features provided to Live Course participants.

Materials Availability:

  • 400 board prep questions - June 15th 
  • 100 photo-based questions covering a range of infectious diseases - June 15th 
  • Primers and study guideon microbiology, antibacterial resistance, antiviral resistance, HIV resistance, antifungal resistance, images to know, Rickettsia, and differential diagnosis of skin ulcers - June 15th 
  • Online-Only Lectures - June 15th
  • Online downloadable syllabus (PDFs of the slides presented) - August 15th
  • Online streaming files of slides in color, synced to audio recordings (not downloadable) - September 5
  • Downloadable MP3 files of the audio recordings presented at the live course - September 10
  • Answer keysfor the questions presented in the lectures - September 10
  • Post Test - September 15

Online Materials Log in: http://gwcehp.learnercommunity.com/infectious-diseases

2017 IDBR Online Express
2017 IDBR Online Express Banner Thursday, June 1, 2017 1:05 PM - Friday, November 16, 2018 12:01 AM Washington, DC


The Online Express is an abbreviated version of the Home Study (Full Online Course). The 2017 Infectious Disease Board Review Online Express includes the following materials:

  • 400 board preparation questions
  • 100 photo-based questions covering a range of infectious diseases
  • Primers and study guides on microbiology, antibacterial resistance, antiviral resistance, HIV resistance, antifungal resistance, and differential diagnosis of skin ulcers
2017 Hematology & Medical Oncology Best Practices On Demand
2017 Hematology & Medical Oncology Best Practices On Demand Banner Saturday, July 1, 2017 5:08 PM - Friday, November 16, 2018 6:08 PM Washington, DC


Whether you need to certify, re-certify, or simply review for board examinations, GW’s Hematology and Medical Oncology Best Practices course has been the preferred course for the past 32 years.

Now, experience the complete catalog of course material and lectures from the comfort of your own home with GW’s new online course, Hematology and Medical Oncology Best Practices On Demand.

2017 Course Features

- Up to 70 hours of comprehensive, exam-focused content led by the nation's leading clinicians and educators.

- 1 year access to high quality video presentations of slides and fully synchronized audio that can be conveniently accessed from any computer, mobile device, or smartphone.

- Access to the course electronic syllabus and mobile note-taking app.

- CME credit and MOC points available.

2017 Epilepsy Board Review Online Course
2017 Epilepsy Board Review Online Course Banner Monday, July 31, 2017 12:32 PM - Monday, December 31, 2018 1:32 PM Washington, DC


Prepare for ABPN certification/recertification in the subspecialty of Epilepsy from the comfort of your home, office, or while on the go.

The Epilepsy Board Review Home Study Course features over 25 hours of board-focused presentations recorded at the 2017 Epilepsy Board Review Course.

Access course content online or download audio files to your favorite mobile device.

Pediatric Board Review Home Study Course
Pediatric Board Review Home Study Course Banner Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - Monday, December 31, 2018 12:00 AM Washington, DC


This course includes 35+ hours of lectures from our live course in the form of streaming videos or audio files that are available on our online learning management system.  You can watch or listen from a variety of devices at any time throughout your busy day.  

Access is provided to our mobile app which incorporates all slides presented during the course.  As you listen to or watch the lectures, the app allows for note-taking, highlighting, and bookmarking within the app.  All slides are also available to download in a comprehensive black and white version of the syllabus from our online course website. 

Participants find the 200+ board prep questions extremely valuable.  They are provided in an online format complete with feedback on your responses and detailed reports of your performance.  They have been designed and edited by our faculty with expertise in standardized test questions with input from content experts. 

2018 IDBR Online Express
2018 IDBR Online Express Banner Friday, June 1, 2018 - Friday, November 15, 2019 12:01 AM Washington, DC


The Online Express is an abbreviated version of the Home Study (Full Online Course). The 2018 Infectious Disease Board Review Online Express includes the following materials:

  • 400 board preparation questions
  • 100 photo-based questions covering a range of infectious diseases
  • Primers and study guides on microbiology, antibacterial resistance, antiviral resistance, HIV resistance, antifungal resistance, and differential diagnosis of skin ulcers
    2018 IDBR Home Study Course
    2018 IDBR Home Study Course Banner Friday, June 15, 2018 - Friday, November 15, 2019 12:00 AM Washington, DC


    The Home Study (Full Online Course) is available for anyone who cannot make it to the Live Course and includes nearly all of the features provided to Live Course participants.

    Materials Availability:

    • 400 board prep questions - June 15th 
    • 100 photo-based questions covering a range of infectious diseases - June 15th 
    • Primers and study guideon microbiology, antibacterial resistance, antiviral resistance, HIV resistance, antifungal resistance, images to know, Rickettsia, and differential diagnosis of skin ulcers - June 15th 
    • Online-Only Lectures - June 15th
    • Online downloadable syllabus (PDFs of the slides presented) - August 15th
    • Online streaming files of slides in color, synced to audio recordings (not downloadable) - September 5
    • Downloadable MP3 files of the audio recordings presented at the live course - September 10
    • Answer keysfor the questions presented in the lectures - September 10
    • Post Test - September 15

    Online Materials Log in: http://gwcehp.learnercommunity.com/infectious-diseases

    Pediatric Board Review Home Study Course
    Pediatric Board Review Home Study Course Banner Saturday, September 1, 2018 9:00 AM - Tuesday, December 31, 2019 Washington, DC


    Pediatric Board Review Home Study Course

    This course includes 35+ hours of lectures from our live course in the form of streaming videos or audio files that are available on our online learning management system.  You can watch or listen from a variety of devices at any time throughout your busy day.  

    Access is provided to our mobile app which incorporates all slides presented during the course.  As you listen to or watch the lectures, the app allows for note-taking, highlighting, and bookmarking within the app.  All slides are also available to download in a comprehensive black and white version of the syllabus from our online course website. 

    Participants find the 200+ board prep questions extremely valuable.  They are provided in an online format complete with feedback on your responses and detailed reports of your performance.  They have been designed and edited by our faculty with expertise in standardized test questions with input from content experts.

    2018 Adult Extracorporeal Life Support Symposium
    2018 Adult Extracorporeal Life Support Symposium Banner Saturday, October 20, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Washington , DC


    Date and Location

    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    The Hyatt Regency, Tysons Corner
    7901 Tysons One Place
    Tysons Corner, VA  22102

    Overview

    The symposium will explore both common and unique applications for adult ECMO including reversible respiratory failure, cardiogenic shock, pulmonary embolism, trauma, sepsis, pregnancy, ECPR, and ECCO2R. Early recognition, implementation and basic management principles will be discussed. In addition, the symposium will cover heart failure and will have a special emphasis on management of heart failure using short-term and long-term mechanical circulatory assist devices. The comprehensive one-day symposium will cover a wide range of topics featuring:
    • History of ECMO

    • Veno-arterial ECMO (VA)

    • Veno-venous ECMO (VV)

    • Medical optimization prior to ECMO

    • Ventilator management on ECMO

    • Hemodynamics on ECMO

    • ECMO Transport

    • Management of Patients with Heart Failure

    • Short Term VADs

    • Durable VADs

    This symposium is designed for clinicians including but not limited to physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, dietitians, advanced practitioners, perfusionists, and other healthcare professionals.
    HIV Clinical Care Symposium
    Friday, November 9, 2018 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ross Hall, Room 101, Washington , DC


    HIV Clinical Care Symposium 

    8th Bubble CPAP and Non-Invasive Respiratory Management of the Neonate Conference
    Saturday, December 1, 2018 8:00 AM - Sunday, December 2, 2018 5:00 PM Washington, DC


    8th Bubble CPAP and Non-Invasive Respiratory Management of the Neonate Conference

    This course will provide members of the neonatal critical care team with a comprehensive overview, practical strategies, and lectures on ventilation and instruction on the correct use of Bubble CPAP in infants with respiratory distress. This conference will include both didactic and hands-on instruction and will be presented by a multidisciplinary panel of experts.