• Hyponatremia

    Paradigm has designed and implemented a significant number of CME/CE activities focused on hyponatremia, one of the most common electrolyte abnormalities.

    Paradigm staff, working with key opinion leaders, have customized a variety of CME/CE programs audiences including hospitalists, clinical pharmacists, community pharmacists, and other clinicians. These activities were delivered in a wide variety of formats including live lectures, case-based presentations, grand rounds, symposia in conjunction with congress' and association meetings, journal articles, and web-based programs (including webinars and web monographs), and application software ("app").

HYPONATREMIA: ADDRESSING THE PATHOPHYSIOLOGIC CAUSES AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES

This CME initiative consisted of live grand rounds meetings at hospitals across the country, providing hospital-based physicians and other clinicians involved in the management of hyponatremia with a systematic approach to diagnosing, assessing, and selecting appropriate treatment options for hyponatremia based on underlying pathophysiology and symptom severity. Each activity was conducted by an expert in the field of hyponatremia and included a didactic lecture, a review of relevant case studies, and a discussion session with participants.

 

RESTORING THE BALANCE: HOSPITALIST'S ROLE IN MANAGING HYPONATREMIA

This live, interactive CME-certified symposium was held in conjunction with Hospital Medicine 2012, the Society of Hospital Medicine's Annual Meeting. This case-based initiative also included an interactive on-demand webinar in collaboration with www.the-hospitalist.org and a mobile application to help clinicians better recognize and manage hyponatremia.

 

THE IMPACT OF HYPONATREMIA: ROLE OF THE PHARMACIST IN IMPROVING CARE

This series of regional, live, CPE initiatives was held in conjunction with state and local chapters of national level pharmacy organizations and was co-sponsored by the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy. During each activity, 2 experts in the field of hyponatremia shared important information about the impact of hyponatremia in a presentation enhanced by case studies and discussion.

 

HOSPITALIST'S ROLE IN OPTIMAL MANAGEMENT OF HYPONATREMIA

This series of live CME meetings, with live webcasts as well as an archived on-demand activity, was designed to help hospitalists optimize management of this condition by facilitating integration of the most current data into practice, so they better understand how historic and newer therapies may fit best within the inpatient treatment paradigm.

 

HYPONATREMIA: OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACISTS

This series of 10 live CPE symposia was held in conjunction with regional- and state-level meetings of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations. An enduring, interactive, case-based web activity was designed to extend the reach of this important education.

 

STRATEGIES FOR THE IDENTIFICATION, ASSESSMENT, AND LOGICAL TREATMENT OF HYPONATREMIA IN THE HOSPITAL SETTING

This series of CME grand rounds activities was designed to optimize patient management and outcomes by providing healthcare professionals with a systematic approach to diagnosing, assessing, and selecting appropriate treatment options based on underlying pathophysiology and symptom severity.

 

HYPONATREMIACME.ORG

This interactive website, dedicated to providing continuing education for physicians and other healthcare providers on the management of hyponatremia, includes case-based interactive webinars, text-based learning modules, and other online learning tools.

 

CLINICAL PERSPECTIVES IN HYPONATREMIA: MANAGEMENT OF HYPONATREMIA: PHARMACY'S KEY ROLE

This knowledge-based CPE print publication, based on the proceedings of a satellite symposium in conjunction with the American Pharmacists Association 2010 Annual Meeting, was cosponsored with the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

 

MANAGEMENT OF HYPONATREMIA: PHARMACY'S KEY ROLE

This CPE satellite symposium was held during the American College of Clinical Pharmacy's 2010 Annual Meeting. Designed for pharmacists interested in the management of hyponatremia, and cosponsored by the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy, this symposium highlighted the importance of proper management of this common electrolyte disorder. A print supplement to the journal Pharmacotherapy included the highlights of this important meeting.