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Grand Hyatt San Francisco * | California, USA
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Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Aug, 26, 2016 to Aug, 28, 2016
Location: California, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 575 to 775 USD
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Grand Hyatt San Francisco *

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  • Nurses
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This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered internal 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 Internal Medicine 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 Internal Medicine issues.

Topics and Objectives 

Geriatric Emergencies 

Objectives 1) Recognize the causes of acute mental status changes in the elderly 2) Know the causes and presentation of acute urinary obstruction 3) Understand the causes of acute headache in the elderly

Practical Pearls in Primary Care 

Objectives: 1) Understand when and when not to cover for MRSA in patients presenting with Cellulitis 2) Recognize benefits and extended opportunities for the use of metformin 3) Identify when not to use thiazide diuretics in patients with hypertension

Drug Interactions and Side Effects 

Objectives: 1) Identify possible drug interactions in the use of common drugs 2) Recognize the common and serious drug interactions with warfarin 3) Identify the common side effects seen with SSRI’s

Hard to Treat Headache 

Objectives: 1) Recognize when to do neuroimaging for people with headaches 2) Recognize the different variants of migraine headaches seen in day to day practice 3) Understand how to best treat migraine headaches

Evaluation and Management of Psychiatric Disorders in Primary Care 

Objectives: 1) Recognize the symptoms of panic disorder 2) Know the side effects of antidepressant medications and know how to use these side effects to the patients advantage 3) Recognize the symptoms of bipolar disorder

Update in Common Symptoms in Primary Care 

Objectives: 1) Identify the common causes of chronic cough 2) Recognize upper airway cough syndrome 3) Understand how to best use the history to help with evaluation of patients who present with fatigue


Objectives: 1) Review screening recommendations and tools available to discuss screening 2) Discuss who should we treat 3) Review medication options including target patient population, side effects, etc. 4) Discuss length of therapy 5) Review plans and tools to aid in follow up and long-term management

Management of Pigmented Lesions: A Primary Care Approach 

Objectives: 1) Highlight evaluation and management of pigmented lesions. These include melanoma and seborrheic keratosis, etc. 2) Review basal cell cancer and squamous cell cancer presentations 3) Review lesions that warrant special attention 4) Discuss when to biopsy 5) Review biopsy techniques 6) Describe how to fill out pathology paperwork 7) Review interpretation of pathology results for pigmented lesions

Tips for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Skin Conditions 

Objectives: 1) Review presentations of common skin conditions: rashes, psoriasis, acneiform conditions, and facial/malar rashes 2) General approaches to choosing topical agents and review some oral agents: topical steroids and steroid-sparing agents, anti-fungal therapies, psoriasis treatment options, and treatment for acneiform conditions

Common Musculoskeletal Conditions Objectives: 1) Review evaluation and treatment of common musculoskeletal conditions encountered in the primary care setting 2) Discuss clinical presentations and differential diagnoses 3) Review evidence-based physical exam maneuvers 4) Review benefit of different diagnostic studies 5) Discuss benefits/risks of primary care office procedures for common musculoskeletal conditions 6) Discuss treatment options

Female Sexual Dysfunction 

Objectives: 1) Discuss the sexual response cycle 2) Review categories of female sexual dysfunction 3) Appreciate the bio-psycho-social influences 4) Discuss how to take an appropriate history 5) Review evaluation of women with sexual dysfunction 6) Discuss treatment options

Sleep Disorders 

Objectives: 1) Review evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders commonly encountered in the primary care setting 2) Insomnia 3) Obstructive sleep apnea 4) Restless leg syndrome 5) Nocturnal leg cramps

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Leslie Burk , MCE Conferences

Phone: 888-533-9031

Fax: 858-777-5588


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Leslie Burk , MCE Conferences

Phone: 888-533-9031

Fax: 858-777-5588


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