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Hilton Quebec | Quebec city, CANADA
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Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Jul, 17, 2015 to Jul, 19, 2015
Location: Quebec city, CANADA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 475 to 675 USD
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AAFP – American Academy of Family PhysiciansThis live activity is being reviewed 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 CanadaThe 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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  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
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This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered Primary Care 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 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 Primary Care 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 

Motivational Interviewing for Weight Loss and Exercise
Objectives: 1) Understand the basic components of Motivational Interviewing 2) Learn to apply MI to weight loss and exercise 3) Review current literature on what is effective to help patients make effective change

Vitamin D Deficiency: Myth or Miracle
Objectives: 1) Appreciate epidemiology of Vitamin D Deficiency 2) Revisit the metabolism of Vitamin D 3) Consider an approach to Diagnosis and Treatment of VDD 4) Understand the risks of VDD, and what outcomes may be improved by treatment

Healthy Lifestyles
Objectives: 1) Review data on simple things patients and providers can do to improve health outcomes 2) Discuss novel approaches to traditional treatment interventions 3) Show outcomes where statistical benefit did not equal clinical benefit

Meditation: Clinical Indications and Applications
Objectives: 1) Briefly introduce the concepts of Meditation 2) Discuss how to apply its use for patients with a variety of disorders 3) Practice brief methods 4) Consider Meditation "Group Visits" as a valuable tool for patient care and practice enhancement

Diagnosis of Acute Shoulder Pain
Objectives: 1) Understand the normal and abnormal anatomy of the shoulder 2) Learn to use the history and physical examination to narrow the differential diagnosis 3) Develop an evidence based diagnostic and treatment algorithm for use in the office setting

Top 10 Updates from the Literature 2014
Objectives: 1) Review some of the "top stories" from the medical literature this past year 2) Reconsider what you might assume to be the standard of care 3) Remain Skeptical of the influences on medical literature

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment 
Objectives: 1) Appraise possible etiologies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome 2) Select and utilize diagnostic criteria to identify IBS 3) Assess and screen for other conditions that can present with similar IBS symptoms 4) Formulate a diagnostic evaluation for patients with signs and symptoms of IBS 5) Use EBM to develop a treatment plan for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Evaluation and Treatment of Dementia 
Objectives: 1) Distinguish dementia from treatable conditions that have similar presentations 2) Construct a diagnostic plan for patients with cognitive dysfunction utilizing EBM and Expert Guidelines 3) Differentiate the common Dementia syndromes and distinguish the characteristics between them 4) Use EBM to design a treatment plan for dementia

Hyperlipidemia and CV Disease Prevention - A Case- Based Review of the Literature and Recent AHA Guidelines
Objectives: 1) Create a diagnostic and treatment plan for patients based on the current evidence and AHA Guidelines 2) Explain similarities and differences between the most recent and previous guidelines 3) Utilize the most recent cholesterol guidelines to optimize patient care

Evaluation and Treatment of Respiratory Infections Commonly Seen in Primary Care 
Objectives: 1) Formulate appropriate evaluation strategies for patients who present with respiratory conditions 2) Identify history and exam findings that help differentiate common respiratory conditions 3) Utilize EBM to determine appropriate treatment for common respiratory conditions

Urinary Tract Infections: Update on Current Treatment Strategies 
Objectives: 1) Differentiate between patients with complicated and uncomplicated UTIs 2) Utilized EBM to determine the appropriate treatment regimen for complicated and uncomplicated cystitis 3) Utilized EBM to determine the appropriate treatment regimen for complicated and uncomplicated pyelonephritis 4) Recognize patients with recurrent UTIs and determine appropriate treatment strategies based on expert opinion and EBM

Evaluation and Treatment of Dyspepsia 
Objectives: 1) Appraise symptoms and common etiologies for dyspepsia 2) Apply current medical evidence and expert guidelines to construct a diagnostic evaluation for dyspepsia 3) Determine appropriate treatment for dyspepsia based on current medical evidence and the likely etiology

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Quebec City, Canada - Hilton Quebec

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Leslie Burk , MCE Conferences Inc.

Phone: 888-533-9031

Fax: 858-777-5588


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Leslie Burk , MCE Conferences Inc.

Phone: 888-533-9031

Fax: 858-777-5588

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