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Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Dec, 31, 2015 to Jan, 2, 2016
Location: Florida, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 625 to 725 USD
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AAFP – American Academy of Family PhysiciansThis live activity is being reviewed and is acceptable for up to 15 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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The emphasis will be on current guidelines and evidence-based medicine, as indicated within each topic’s specific objectives. Since Internal Medicine takes a lead role in medicine in general, this course was designed for all practitioners at the level of a practicing physician to provide a review and up-date in their medical knowledge and abilities to diagnose, treat, and improve patient care.

Target Audience 

Family Physicians and all physicians and other healthcare professionals seeking clinical information about Internal Medicine Issues.

Topics and Objectives 

Medication Adherence: We Didn’t Ask, and They Didn’t Tell 

Objectives: 1) Integrate the practice of screening for medication non-adherence into daily patient encounter 2) Identify common barriers that involve the interactions among patients, physicians, and the health care system 3) Design a plan tailored to the patient to address non-adherence

Managing Complex Patients 

Objectives: 1) Develop a time efficient approach to the patient with numerous comorbidities 2) Implement a team based approach to meet the needs of the complex patient 3) Identify and engage external resources to meet the needs of the complex patient

Type 2 Diabetes - How Sweet It Is 

Objectives: 1) Describe obstacles to diabetes control 2) Identify solutions to overcoming barriers to diabetes control 3) Identify goals of therapy for individual patients-case based 4) Review medication therapies

Adult Immunizations - Getting from “No Thanks” to “Of Course” 

Objectives: 1) Increase awareness of vaccine preventable diseases 2) Identify and implement ACIP guidelines for adult immunization 3) Recognize physician barriers to immunization 4) Implement solutions to physician’s barriers in your office

Choosing Wisely - Conversations about Overuse 

Objectives: 1) Identify the benefits and potential harms associated with ordering many frequently ordered tests 2) Effectively communicate the need or lack thereof for many common tests or treatments 3) Apply an evidence based approach to the evaluation and treatment of common problems in patients including venous thrombosis, preop evaluation, preventive screening and neurologic conditions

Management of Hypertension Update 

Objectives: 1) Review the JNC-8 (Joint National Committee) guidelines 2) Review the pros and cons of different classes of hypertension medications 3) Review the effect of diet and exercise on hypertension

Cancer Screening: Colon, Breast, Prostate and Lung Screening Update 

Objectives: 1) Review current USPSTF recommendations regarding colon, breast, prostate, and lung cancer screening 2) Review the literature that those USPSTF recommendations are based on 3) Consider how to discuss controversial topics such as breast and prostate cancer screening with patients

Musculoskeletal Problems in Primary Care 

Objectives: 1) Review shoulder anatomy and workup of shoulder pain 2) Review knee anatomy and workup of knee pain 3) Review causes and treatments of hip pain

Common Rashes in Primary Care

Objectives: 1) Review the identification of common rashes encountered in primary care 2) Review approaches to treatment of common rashes 3) Review the recommendations regarding referral to dermatology

Ophthalmologic Issues for the Primary Care Physician 

Objectives: 1) Review basic eye anatomy 2) Review common ophthalmologic problems seen in primary care such as eyelid disorders and red eye 3) Consider when an ophthalmology referral is needed and when it is urgent

Common ENT and Oral Disorders in Primary Care 

Objectives: 1) Review causes for and workup of vertigo 2) Review management of perennial and seasonal allergic rhinitis 3) Review common oral conditions

Lipids: When and How to Treat Based Upon the AHA/ACC and NLA Guidelines 

Objectives: 1) Discuss the evidence-based pharmacotherapy of patients with reduced ejection fraction heart failure to include the AHA/ACC updated guidelines

New Drugs Approved in the Last Year that Have Implications for Primary Care Providers 

Objectives: 1) Discuss the new data that should be considered when making drug therapy decisions related to primary care

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Walt Disney World Grand Floridian Resort, Florida

Stay at the Disney Grand Floridian and discover why it is Disney World's flagship hotel. Based on the Victorian era, the Floridian is a timeless gem that is conveniently located on the monorail system next to the Magic Kingdom. The Grand Floridian offers impeccable service complete with luxury spas and pools. No matter how you spend your time at Disney, the Floridian is a grand retreat.

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Phone: 858-964-4595

Fax: 858-777-5588

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Leslie Burk , MCE Conferences

Phone: 858-964-4595

Fax: 858-777-5588


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