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Specialty: Endocrinology
Dates: From Jul, 10, 2015 to Jul, 12, 2015
Location: Wyoming , USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 525 to 675 USD
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Yellowstone National Park

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AAFP – American Academy of Family PhysiciansThis live activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to the AMA PRA category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is the accrediting body for family medicine continuing medical education (CME) in the United States of America.

CFPC members who complete any live CME/CPD program accredited by the AAFP for Prescribed credit can claim the equivalent number of Mainpro-M1 credits.

Canadian Healthcare professionals in other specialties need to verify with their licensing board the reciprocal credit agreement with the AAFP.

American Osteopathic AssociationCME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

American Academy of Physician AssistantsAAPA accepts Category 1 CME approval from the AAFP.

American Association of Nurse PractitionersAAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the AANP.

American Nursing AssociationAAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the ANA.

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This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered endocrinology and diabetes medical issues, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in endocrinology and diabetes for Primary Care, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program should improve attendees’ confidence in diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience 

Family Physicians and all Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about Endocrinology and Diabetes issues.


Our presenting national faculty speakers made it their professional goals to enhance the training of primary care healthcare professionals. This Continuing Medical Education program promises to help learn the most current, best medicine, and techniques for making the diagnosis easier and quicker during a 20 minute office visit. 

Topics and Objectives

Osteoporosis: A Global Epidemic in Our Communities 

Objectives: 1) Understand the epidemiology of fractures 2) Understand how to apply the FRAX algorithm to men and women 3) Appreciate how to get the most of the DXA scans in the initial diagnosis and follow-up of your patients

Osteoporosis Management and Its Controversies 

Objectives: 1) Know the laboratory workup for secondary osteoporosis and when you should apply it 2) Appreciate nutritional and lifestyle changes that can help your patients with osteoporosis 3) Understand the controversies regarding calcium therapy for osteoporosis prevention and treatment and vascular complications 4) Know the safety, efficacy, and duration of therapies for treatment of osteoporosis

Aging Endocrine Function in Men: Testosterone and Skeletal Health 

Objectives: 1) Understand what is a “low T” and the signs and symptoms of low testosterone and hypogonadism 2) Appreciate the problems associated with measuring testosterone in clinical practice 3) Know the means to replace testosterone, assess response to replacement and monitor safety of testosterone in older men

Disorders of Vitamin D and Calcium Metabolism 

Objectives: 1) Understand the definition of vitamin D deficiency 2) Know when to measure vitamin D metabolites and how to treat vitamin D deficiency 

3) Understand the pathophysiologic basis for hypercalcemia and hypocalcemia 4)Understand the workup and management for renal stones

Common Thyroid Disorders in Office Practice 

Objectives: 1) Understand the signs and symptoms of hyperthyroidism and what testing the clinician should do 2) Understand the diagnosis and safe treatment of hypothyroidism 3) Appreciate how drugs can alter thyroid function tests and when treatment is needed

Adrenal Hormones in Practice 

Objectives: 1) Review the effects of glucocorticoids on bone and carbohydrate metabolism and how to safely taper these drugs 2) Review the indications for aldosterone antagonists in cardiovascular disease 3) Understand the causes of hyponatremia and new agents that are used to treat it

Individualization of Care of Type 2 Diabetes Objectives: 1) Recognize atypical forms of diabetes 2) Apply the ADA recommendations for individualizing glycemic targets for patients with diabetes 3) Apply patient-centered approach for management of type 2 diabetes

Initiation and Intensification of Insulin Therapy in Diabetes Objectives: 1) Understand indications for insulin therapy 2) Recognize and overcome barriers to insulin therapy in type 2 diabetes 3) Apply options for control of post-prandial insulin therapy 4) Apply optimal titration for basal and bolus insulin therapy

Prevention and Management of Complications of Diabetes Objectives: 1) State the role of control of hyperglycemia in pathophysiology of complications of diabetes 2) State 2014 recommendations for control of metabolic risk factors for complications of diabetes 3) Compare AHA and ADA recommendations for lipid management 4) Apply strategies for the statin-“intolerant” patient

Practical Management of Obesity in the Office Objectives: 1) Outline the clinical evaluation of the obese patient 2) Apply strategies for counseling patients on changing lifestyle 3) Review the mechanisms and action and use of currently approved medications for weight loss

Obesity: Changing the Treatment Paradigm Objectives: 1) State medical complications of obesity 2) State the pathophysiology of obesity 3) State medical complications of obesity

Endocrine Potpourri Objectives: 1) Outline the evaluation of incidental masses on endocrine glands: thyroid, pituitary, and adrenal tumors 2) Recognize and apply appropriate screening for pituitary diseases: hypopituitarism, hyperprolactinemia, hypercortisolism, acromegaly

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Yellowstone National Park - Big Sky Resort, Montana

As the nations’ first national park,Yellowstone spans 3,468.4 square miles and is home to the famous Old Faithful geyser. The park was established in 1872 and continues to be one of the last almost fully intact natural ecosystems in the world. Biology aside the terrain is picturesque with lakes and mountain ranges where grizzly bears and wolves, among other wildlife, reside. Located less than an hour from the West Entrance, many people choose Big Sky, Montana as their base camp for Yellowstone National Park excursions, enjoying the high quality amenities that Big Sky has to offer, along with the spectacularly unforgettable scenery and experiences of time spent in the park. Big Sky is home to the Lone Peak expedition where guests can stand at the 11, 166 ft. summit with views of three states.

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Leslie Burk , MCE Conferences

Phone: 888-533-9031

Fax: 858-777-5588

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