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Boston Marriott Cambridge | Cambridge, USA
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Title: PRIMARY CARE INTERNAL MEDICINE
Specialty: Geriatrics
Dates: From Oct, 16, 2017 to Oct, 20, 2017
Location: Cambridge, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 1475 to 1675 USD
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ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION


The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 45.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 


MOC STATEMENT


Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 34.00 MOC points and 1.50 patient safety credits in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

 


AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS


This Live activity, Primary Care Internal Medicine 2017, with a beginning date of 10/16/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 45.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 


RISK MANAGEMENT


This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 13.50 credits of Risk Management Study. This includes 6.25 credits of Opioid Education and Pain Management Training and 1.25 credits in End-of-Life Care Studies. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

 


CANADIAN ACCREDITATION


The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.

 


EUROPEAN ACCREDITATION


Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to an equivalent number of European CME Credits® (ECMECs®). Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMECs® can be found at: www.eaccme.eu.

 


ABMS/ACGME COMPETENCIES


This course is designed to meet one or more of the following American Board of Medical Specialties and Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies: patient care and procedural skills, medical knowledge, professionalism, practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal and communication skills, and systems-based practice.

 


IOM COMPETENCIES


This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Institute of Medicine competencies: apply quality improvement, utilize informatics, provide patient-centered care, work in interdisciplinary teams, and employ evidence-based practice.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

Designed for busy clinicians, this comprehensive Harvard Medical School CME program ensures that you are current with the most important clinical changes and innovations impacting primary care, and prepared to integrate them into your practice. In one immersive experience, participants learn advances and improved approaches to:


Cardiovascular disease

Diseases of the colon

Smoking cessation

Obesity

Hematologic disorders

Cerebrovascular disease

Asthma care

Pain control

Cholesterol management

Hypertension 

Cognitive decline

Liver disease

Headaches of all types

Osteoporosis

Polyarthritis

COPD

Menopause management

Anticoagulant use

Kidney disease

GERD

Sleep disorders

Depression and anxiety

All sessions are led by active clinical faculty – the top tier who have been selected as the best clinical teachers from all of the Harvard Medical School teaching hospitals.


Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants attending this course can choose from dozens of knowledge- and skills-building workshops to customize a learning experience ideally suited to their practice needs. Sample workshop topics include:


Practice innovation

Pain management

Preoperative evaluation

Complex diabetes

Medical marijuana

Suturing techniques

ENT

Dermatology

Ophthalmology

Movement disorders

GYN

Allergies

Atrial fibrillation

Thyroid disease

Prostate conditions

Joint examination skills

Joint injection skills

Incontinence management

Travel medicine

 



Optional Half-Day Add-On Program

Treating Obesity in Primary Care: Strategies and Tools to Optimize Patient Care and Outcomes

Friday Afternoon, 1:45 pm – 5:00 pm



This special workshop provides strategies, tools, and guidance to treat obesity and its comorbidities more effectively. This education ensures you are current with the latest data and clinical practices for treating obesity, including:


Lifestyle-Directed Anti-Obesity Therapy

Pharmacological Treatment of Obesity

Surgical Treatment of Obesity

Seating is limited for this special program. To be assured of a spot, early registration is strongly recommended.


Learning Objectives


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:


Apply improved strategies in the outpatient care of the most common conditions: hypertension, diabetes, and hypercholesterolism

Assess the clinical value of specific diagnostic tests used in general internal medicine and specialty practices, including test sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values

Identify the disease-prevention and health-promotion goals of general internal medicine

Recognize the side effects and interactions among medications prescribed by general internists and specialty physicians

Discuss the expected results of therapies and summarize the current treatment strategies for common conditions in medical and nonmedical specialties, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurologic/neurovascular, endocrine, ophthalmic, orthopedic, immunologic, reproductive, dermatologic, gastrointestinal, hepatic, geriatric, psychiatric, metabolic, and sleep medicine

Describe clinical strategies for optimal pain management, including opioid and buprenorphine treatment

Apply evidence-based palliative care strategies in clinical practice

Develop new and innovative skills in clinical problem-solving strategies to achieve better patient outcomes

Understand the implications of MACRA for clinical practice and quality of care

Undertake practice-based quality improvement projects

Design new strategies for patient interaction and shared decision making

Speakers/Faculty:

Meridale V. Baggett, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Nesli O. Basgoz, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Matt T. Bianchi, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology

Joanne Borg-Stein, MD, Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Rebecca C. Burch, MD, Instructor in Neurology

Karen J. Carlson, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Adam S. Cheifetz, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Raymond T. Chung, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Benjamin T. Davis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

James M. Ellison, MD, MPH, Research Associate in Psychiatry

Anne D. Emmerich, MD, Instructor in Psychiatry, Part-time

Christopher H. Fanta, MD, Professor of Medicine

Jason A. Freedman, MD, Instructor in Orthopedic Surgery

Robert P. Friday, MD, PhD, Instructor in Medicine

Lawrence S. Friedman, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Tufts University School of Medicine

Adam W. Gaffney, MD, Instructor in Medicine

Patricia A. Gibbons, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

John D. Goodson, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Stacey T. Gray, MD, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology

Wendy L. Gross, MD, Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia

Galen V. Henderson, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology

Melanie P. Hoenig, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Albert Hung, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology

Eric M. Isselbacher, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine

Robert S. Janett, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Kevin D. Kapila, MD, Instructor in Medicine

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Ramin Khorasani, MD, MPH, Professor of Radiology

Daniela Kroshinsky, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Dermatology

Michelle J. Lai, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Regina C. LaRocque, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Donald B. Levy, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Part-time

Gregory D. Lewis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Sriram Machineni, MD, Instructor in Medicine

James A. MacLean, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Part-time

David M. Nathan, MD, Professor of Medicine

Walter J. O'Donnell, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

J. Carl Pallais, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Richard J. Pels, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Edward M. Phillips, MD, Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Jorge Plutzky, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Jennifer E. Potter, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Alicia M. Quesnel, MD, Instructor in Otolaryngology

Heidi Rayala, MD, PhD, Instructor in Surgery

Claudia U. Richter, MD, Instructor in Ophthalmology, Part-time

Nancy A. Rigotti, MD, Professor of Medicine

Eric S. Rosenberg, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology

Rachel P. Rosovky, MD, Instructor in Medicine

Douglas S. Ross, MD, Professor of Medicine

David P. Ryan, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Martin A. Samuels, MD, Miriam Sydney Joseph Professor of Neurology

Harry P. Schneider, DPM, FACFAS, Assistant Professor of Surgery

David Shein, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Jane S. Sillman, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Leigh H. Simmons, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Gerald W. Smetana, MD, Professor of Medicine

Christopher C. Smith, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Kyle D. Staller, MD, MPH, Instructor in Medicine

David J. R. Steele, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

James K. Takayesu, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

George H. Theodore, MD, Instructor in Orthopedic Surgery

Nadine M. Tung, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Edward A. Ullman, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Emily C. Von Bargen, DO, Instructor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology

Lisa B. Weissmann, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Deborah J. Wexler, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Peter J. Zimetbaum, MD, Richard A. and Susan Smith Professor of Medicine in the Field of Cardiovascular Medicine

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General Info:

Tuition includes all breakfasts, morning and afternoon refreshments, lunches on Wednesday and Thursday, and a special program on Wednesday evening. Complimentary internet access will be provided in the meeting room throughout the course.


All attendees of Primary Care Internal Medicine will receive a flash drive containing course materials. You can purchase a printed copy of these materials at the time of registration for $50, or on site at the course for $90.

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Early Registration

2017-07-26
Late Registration From: 2017-09-20 To: 0--
On site Registration
Physicians
1575
1675
0
Resident , Fellows, Allied Health
1475
1575
0

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
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Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts

Accommodation
Accommodation:

Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel


Two Cambridge Center

50 Broadway

Cambridge, MA 02142

Telephone: 617-494-6600

 


Located steps away from the popular Kendall Square, the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel is situated next to the city's top shopping, dining, and entertainment venues, and offers superb access to world-class institutions like Harvard University and MIT. 


Complimentary internet access will be provided in the ballroom throughout the course.


 


Accommodations


A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel until Friday, September 22, 2017. To make reservations by phone, call 800-228-9290. When calling the hotel, be sure to specify that you are enrolled in this activity using Group Code HMS to receive a special group rate. Hotel reservations can also be made by September 22 online by clicking here.


Please do not make non-refundable travel arrangements until you have received an email from our office confirming your paid registration.

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