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Common Medical Symptoms 2016

Boston Port * | Boston, USA
From 550 to 750 USD
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Title: Common Medical Symptoms 2016
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Oct, 27, 2016 to Nov, 6, 2016
Location: Boston, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 550 to 750 USD
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Accreditation: Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing Education Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

Nurse Practitioners can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as needed

Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Canadian Physicians: This activity is eligible for Section 1 credits in the Royal College’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program . Participants must log into MAINPORT to claim this activity.

Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) .

US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.

This Live activity, Common Medical Symptoms: , with a beginning date of 10/27/2016, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.00 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. 

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
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The purpose of this CME activity is to review and discuss common general medical and musculoskeletal symptoms related to specific disease states, and to provide guidelines for their diagnosis and management. Topics will be chosen to benefit the family physician, general internist and sports medicine physician in an ambulatory care setting.


The Patient with Shoulder Pain

The Patient with Hip Pain

The Patient with Fatigue

The Athlete with Specfic Medical Concerns

The Patient with Dizziness

Sports Dermatology

The Patient with Back Pain

Hypothyroidism-Diagnosis and Management

Management of Diabetes Mellitus

Insulin Therapy in the Treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Managing The Difficult Patient

Concussion Syndromes

Risk Stratification of Persons with Coronary Artery Disease

Return to Work/Play after Musculoskeletal lnjuries

At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

Discuss the causes of shoulder pain, their evaluation and management.

Discuss the history in identifying the causes of shoulder pain.

Demonstrate the appropriate maneuvers to identify the various causes of shoulder pain.

Discuss the causes of hip pain, their evaluation and management.

Discuss the history in identifying the causes of hip pain.

Demonstrate the appropriate maneuvers to identify the various causes of hip pain.

Describe the most common causes of fatigue.

Discuss an appropriate workup for the patient with fatigue.

Discuss the participation and management of an athlete with various medical conditions that may affect their level of participation or the types of sports they may participate.

Describe the most common causes of dizziness and provide an appropriate workup for the patient.

Discuss the history and the appropriate maneuvers to identify the causes of acute dizziness.

Provide an appropriate workup for the patient with dizziness.

Identify the cause and management of various sports-related dermatologic findings.

Discuss the more common skin infections seen in athletes and their management.

Discuss the cause and management of several histamine-mediated skin reactions.

Identify the important components in the history and physical examination to properly evaluate the patient with low back pain.

Identify common musculoskeletal causes of low back pain.

Discuss treatment options for the common causes of back pain.

List the common presenting symptoms of hypothyroidism

Define Hashimoto's Disease the most common cause of hypothyroidism

Summarize the current recommendations for the management of hypothyroidism

Identify patients at risk for type 1 and type 2 diabetes and in specific population groups

Analyze and distinguish the various agents and their mechanisms of action utilized in the treatment of diabetes

Summarize the treatment goals for different populations of patients with diabetes

List the available classes of insulin therapies and their proper use in specific patient groups

Debate the rationale of combination therapy in treating specific patient groups

Prescribe insulin therapy for patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes and correlate the studies supporting each clinical case

Identify risk factors which contribute to the difficult patient encountered in clinical practice

Determine strategies for dealing with difficult patients

Realize that many "difficult patients" have undiagnosed (and untreated) psychiatric diagnoses

Delineate the evaluation of the patient with a possible concussion syndrome

Describe the appropriate evaluation of a patient with a concussion syndrome

Prescribe the proper return-to-play (or return-to-work) recommendations following a concussion syndrome

Define the proper risk stratification of patients at-risk for (or with) CAD

Enumerate further testing and evaluation of patients to further define risk stratification of a specific patient

Recommend individual specific evaluations for the patient presenting with defined risk factors (age, family history, symptoms, etc.)

Explain the proper evaluation of an athlete or employee with a specific musculoskeletal injury

Differentiate specific findings that indicate a more serious injury

Recommend a program for return-to-play (or return-to-work) after common musculoskeletal injuries

Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends

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