February is shaping up to be a busy time on the PlatformQ Health network. This month’s live broadcasts include a panel discussion on the new Heart Failure Guidelines and information about the latest treatment strategies for schizophrenia, as well as programs with Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) and Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) – many of which offer CME/CE credits for clinicians.  Take a closer look and mark your calendars for:


Schizophrenia CMEFacing Treatment Challenges in Schizophrenia, February 2, 2018 1:00 – 2:00pm EST on PsychiatryCareLive

PsychiatryCareLive will be hosting a free online CME program on treatment challenges in schizophrenia, featuring Dr. Oliver Freudenreich and Dr. Abigail L. Donovan of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. The panel will evaluate:

  • Recently available treatment strategies for the optimal management of patients with schizophrenia
  • Strategies to improve treatment adherence in patients with schizophrenia

Follow along with the talk, download the slide presentation, ask your questions in real time – all while earning 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Register for the live program today or receive the recording via email.


Implementing Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy for Patients with Heart Failure – Expert-led Roundtable Discussion: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Implementing the Guidelines, February 9, 2018 10:00 – 11:00 am EST on CardioCareLive

Heart Failure CMEDon’t miss the expert-led roundtable discussion on multidisciplinary approaches to implementing the latest heart failure guidelines. Join our panel of experts from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, University of Minnesota Medical School, and Harvard Medical School for a live discussion on the challenges in implementing recent recommendations and strategies for patients with heart failure, and get guidance on how to incorporate them in real practice. Sign up for the live CME event to engage with the panel directly, or get the recording of part two via email.

Can’t wait until February 9 to get started? Get up to speed with Examining Guideline Recommendations for Patients with Heart Failure, now available on demand, focusing on the 2016 & 2017 guidelines by the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, and Heart Failure Society of America.


Take Control of Your Depression with Your Healthcare Provider, February 15, 2018 11:00 – 12:00 pm EST on NeuroCareLive

Depression education for patientsFollowing the recent program for clinicians on major depressive disorder (MDD) we’ll be presenting a complementary educational program for patients/caregivers with MDD on PlatformQ Health’s patient education channel NeuroCareLive.  Designed with the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), the program will describe principles of shared decision making and the patient’s role in working with their HCP to select treatment options, while maintaining realistic expectations and promoting adherence. Your patients will learn about:

  • Communicating with healthcare teams about depression, and how to play an active role in treatment
  • The pros and cons of different treatment options
  • What they can expect over the long-term, and the importance of adhering to treatment

Invite your patients to the live broadcast (or tune in yourself!), or prescribe the education once it’s available on demand.  Interested in the clinician education program on shared decision making in MDD treatment?  Read more here.


 “Testing” the Relationship Between Pathologists, Surgeons and Oncologists – Part 1 of a 3-Part Series on Cancer Immunotherapies and Care Coordination Between the Multi-Specialty Team Members, February 22, 2018 12:00 – 1:00 pm EST on OMedLive

Join the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) for the first of a 3-part series on cancer immunotherapies and care coordination between multi-specialty team members.  The live one-hour program on OMedLive featuring:

  • Jennie R. Crews, MD, MMM, FACP, of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Network and University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Jeffrey P. Gregg, MD, of UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Dan Raz, MD, MAS, of City of Hope

Engage live with faculty as they assess the current diagnostic landscape in immuno-oncology, discuss the value of testing and its impact on patient care, and learn about how to optimize coordination and communication between pathologists, surgeons and oncologists to help address the evolving operational and programmatic barriers facing the cancer team. Register for the ACCC’s program now.

Interested in other ACCC programs on OMedLive?  Read more about their CAR-T cell program now.


Looking for more information about our channels and programs?

Want to learn more about our network of learning channels and why we’re the fastest growing medical and health education network in the US? Contact Lauren Alford at LAlford [at] platformq [dot] com.