HIV/AIDS Update

Learn more information regarding the prevention, transmission, control, diagnosis and treatment of Human Immunodeficiency (HIV) infection and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is provided. The legal aspects for Florida health care professionals are also discussed. New antiviral agents and use and clinical trial data are continually reshaping the therapeutic management of this infection.

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Preventing Medical Errors

This educational monograph addresses the identification, reporting, monitoring and reduction of medical errors. It is intended to make participants aware of the magnitude of the problem, of the many-leveled activities needed to resolve it, and the importance of each person's role in the national effort to reduce it.

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Preventing Medical Errors
Domestic Violence Update

This course defines domestic violence as family violence, and further differentiates the categories of intimate partner violence, child abuse and neglect, and elder & dependent adult abuse, mistreatment and neglect. This course meets criteria for continuing education in Florida and provides a general background of information that is applicable to health care professionals residing in any portion of the United States.

 

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Domestic Violence Update course
Invasive Fungal Infections (IFIs): Emerging Treatment Options and Targeted Therapies

In this activity, leading experts will review the epidemiology and prognostic implications of IFIs, as well as the new therapeutic options, and emerging research for improving outcomes in critically ill patients.

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Asthma and the Primary Care Physician: Who is Really in Control?

This monograph jointly/co provided by the Florida Medical Association and AKH Inc, Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is intended to provide the necessary clinical knowledge and tools that practitioners need to better manage this clinical problem at the local level.

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Stroke Prevention and Improving Outcomes in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

This monograph jointly/co provided by the Florida Medical Association and AKH Inc, Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is intended to provide the necessary clinical knowledge and tools that practitioners need to better manage this clinical problem at the local level.

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Targeted Temperature Management (TTM) in Acute Neurologic Injury

This activity is targeted to the multidisciplinary team treating and caring for patients undergoing Targeted Temperature Management (TTM) for acute neurological illnesses in the critical care setting, specifically post cardiac arrest, brain injury traumatic brain injury, acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, hepatic encephalopathy and fever control. It provides detailed practical approaches on the delivery of TTM: induction, maintenance, rewarming and maintenance of normothermia in different settings and acute neurological illnesses. Complications and anticipated side effects of cooling are discussed to maximize the benefit of cooling for approved indications.

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Use of Spirometry

In this activity, experts will review the role of inflammation in both the large and small airways, the pathophysiology of asthma, and use of spirometry for the diagnosis, clinical and physiologic assessment, pharmacologic management, and achieving asthma control.

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OSHA Regulations for Bloodborne Pathogens

All healthcare workers must be educated related to OSHA standards and employers must ensure that the standards are met so that exposure to potentially fatal disease(s) can be prevented.  

This course provides instruction for current OSHA requirements to protect employees from tuberculosis.

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OSHA Regulations course
The Efficacy of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Osteoarthritis is an increasingly common condition that is managed at all levels of medicine, spanning from general practitioners to orthopaedic surgeons.  Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is a novel treatment that is gaining popularity in the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA); however, the efficacy of its use in this patient population has yet to be established.  This continuing education activity will present the most recent evidence on the use of PRP in the treatment of knee OA and help learners determine if this treatment is safe and efficacious for their patients.

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Welcome to AKHcme.com

AKH Inc, Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare (AKH) is an accredited provider of continuing education for licensed healthcare professionals and has built a reputation for high quality programs that adhere to education and accreditation standards.

We offer a variety of continuing medical education (CME) and continuing education (CE) methods and topics, designed for physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, nurses and other health care professionals.


 

Executive Summary

Since 1998, AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare has built a reputation for developing high-quality educational programs that adhere to accreditation standards.

Through its national accreditation status with the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), and the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), AKH is a respected provider of certified continuing education.

Continuing education is a valued and effective means for busy healthcare professionals to acquire new and emerging information to update and improve their professional knowledge and skills. AKH researches and provides healthcare professionals with the latest information on drug therapy, medical technology and techniques, and clinical guidelines essential for improving patient adherence, satisfaction, quality of care, and clinical outcomes.

AKH supports the concept of life-long learning and is committed to providing the highest quality, evidenced-based educational offerings to meet the needs and requirements of healthcare professionals of all disciplines.

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is proud to have received Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

 

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