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Webinars & Podcasts

Webinars & podcasts

We hold several webinars and podcasts a year, with international experts aimed at healthcare professionals and students with an interest in keeping up to date with the latest scientific developments, evidence-based medicine and guidelines. Have a look below to see our latest material. 

 

Upcoming Webinars

Welcome to your new BMJ Best Practice - Tuesday 19 December 2017 12:30pm GMT

 

Welcome to your new BMJ Best Practice - Tuesday 9 January 2018 12:30pm GMT

 

Clinical podcast - Ebola - medical guidance and lessons from West Africa

With experts: Dr Tom Fletcher and Dr Kieran Walsh

Clinical podcast - Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

With experts: Dr Shiela Feit and Dr Jawad Ahmad


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Clinical Webinar - Hypercholesterolaemia: Current Best Practice in Evaluation & Management
With experts: Dr  Sheila Feit and Dr Seth S. Martin
By watching this webinar, you will learn about:

  • Screening, classification and key diagnostic factors
  • Statins to reduce LDL-C and lipid-related CV risk
  • The role of non-statin agents such as PCSK9 inhibitors for this condition.


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Clinical Webinar - Update on stroke prevention for non-valvular AF
With experts: Dr. Arti N. Shah and Dr. Bharat K. Kantharia
By watching this webinar, you will learn about:

  • Thromboembolic stroke rate in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation
  • CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc score systems
  • The role of newer pharmacological agents (NOACs), non-pharmacological methods, cardiac devices and left atrial appendage occlusion.


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Clinical webinar - New opportunities to reduce CV risk in type 2 diabetes
With experts: Patrick j. O'Connor and JoAnn M.Sperl-Hillen

By watching this webinar, you will learn about:

  • Cardiovascular (CV) risk factors, including smoking cessation and blood pressure control
  • The impact of antihyperglycemic agents, aspirin, lipid lowering treatment and blood pressure control in diabetes risk. 

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Clinical webinar - Chronic congestive heart failure
With experts: Dr Shiela Feit and Dr  Dr Syed Wamique Yusu
By watching this webinar, you will learn about:

  • The diagnosis and treatment of chronic heart failure in primary care
  • The use of BMJ Best Practice to cover classification, diagnosis, key findings, evidence-based treatment, medicine to improve QOL
  • Improvement in mortality vs symptomatic relief (e.g., diuretic, digoxin).

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Clinical webinar - Type 2 diabetes in adults 

By watching this webinar, you will learn about:

  • Current management guidelines and the underlying evidence for Type 2 Diabetes
  • Epidemiology, screening and rreatment of cardiovascular risk factors such as blood pressure and lipids
  • Management of hyperglycaemia, prevention and emerging treatments.

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The purpose of the webinar and podcasts above is to educate and to inform. The content of this webinar/podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this webinar/podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.