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Neurology and Psychiatry for Primary Care 2018

Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa | Sonoma, USA
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Title: Neurology and Psychiatry for Primary Care 2018
Specialty: Neurology
Dates: From Mar, 9, 2018 to Mar, 11, 2018
Location: Sonoma, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 625 to 725 USD
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AMA/AAFP Equivalency – 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.

American Medical Association – AMAAAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro-M1The 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 Association – AOACME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

American Academy of Physician Assistants – AAPAAAPA accepts Category 1 CME approval from the AAFP.

American Association of Nurse Practitioners – AANPAAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the AANP.

American Nurses Credentialing Center – ANCCAccording to the ANCC, the continuing education hours approved by the AAFP meet the ANCC-accredited CNE criteria.

Concerned Audience:
  • 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 Neurology and Psychiatry 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 Neurology and Psychiatry for Primary Care, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge should improve attendees’ confidence in base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program 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 Neurology and Psychiatry 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 

The Assessment and Management of Suicide Risk

Objectives: 1) Understand the factors that interfere with accurate recognition of suicide risk 2) Learn the risk factors for suicide 3) Learn the principles of, and strategies for, suicide assessment

Assessment and Management of Depression

Objectives: 1) Learn how to diagnose depression 2) Understand the downstream consequences of untreated depression 3) Learn practical treatment strategies for depression

Normal and Maladaptive Responses to Medical Illness

Objectives: 1) Understand a variety of coping strategies 2) Learn how people with certain personality styles react to having a medical illness or condition 3) Learn how to interact successfully with people who have difficult-to-manage personality traits or disorders

Psychopharmacology: Medical Complications of Psychotropics and Psychiatric Complications of Non-Psychiatric Drugs

Objectives: 1) Review the principles of pharmacology and to understand the mechanisms of drug-drug interactions 2) Learn the side effect profiles of antidepressants, antipsychotics, and anxiolytic drugs 3) Learn how to recognize and treat drug-induced syndromes

Recognition, Treatment, and Prevention of Delirium

Objectives: 1) Learn an approach to the recognition of altered mental status and delirium 2) Learn treatment strategies for delirium 3) Learn how delirium can be prevented

An Approach to the Patient with Memory Problems or Dementia

Objectives: 1) Learn about the epidemiology and phenomenology of dementia 2) Learn how to distinguish delirium from dementia 3) Learn how to manage the affective, behavioral, and cognitive problems associated with dementia

Stroke, Part I – An Evidence-Based Review of Risk Factors and Prevention 

Objectives: 1) Recall risk factors and modification 2) Apply principles of localization to classify stroke subtypes 3) Recognize when to refer patients for carotid endarterectomy 4) Determine use of antiplatelets, warfarin, novel anticoagulants, and carotid endarterectomy

Stroke, Part II – An Evidence-Based Approach to TIA and Acute Stroke

Objectives: 1) Define TIA 2) Develop a protocol for evaluation and treatment of TIA and stroke 3) Apply risk stratification to evaluation of TIA 4) Apply inclusion criteria for thrombolysis and endovascular therapies

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Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

Register Early! - We only accept up to 150 registrations per conference.

Conference negotiated reduced room rates are offered 3 nights (or more) pre and post program dates (based on availability), and will be available to registered attendees up until January 23, 2017. Our allotment for conference negotiated reduced room rates might sell out before this date, and resort regular rack rates will apply (based on availability). We urge you to please make your lodging reservation early. For additional information or assistance with your reservation, please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031 or 1-858-566-1500.

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