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Primary Care Internal Medicine 2018

Boston Marriott Cambridge | Cambridge, USA
From 1495 to 1695 USD
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Title: Primary Care Internal Medicine 2018
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Oct, 15, 2018 to Oct, 19, 2018
Location: Cambridge, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 1495 to 1695 USD
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The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 45.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 45.50 MOC points and 2.50 patient safety credits in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity.  It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.



Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.



This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 9.00 credits of Risk Management Study. This includes 4.50 credits of Opioid Education and Pain Management Training and 1.25 credits in End-of-Life Care Studies. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.



For the purpose of recertification, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board and American Nurses Credentialing Center accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education). We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.



The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification. We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.



The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.



Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to an equivalent number of European CME Credits® (ECMECs®). Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMECs® can be found at:

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  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
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Designed for busy clinicians, this comprehensive Harvard Medical School CME program ensures that you are current with the most important clinical changes and innovations impacting primary care, and prepared to integrate them into your practice. In one immersive experience, participants learn advances and improved approaches to:

Cardiovascular disease

Diseases of the colon

Smoking cessation


Hematologic disorders

Cerebrovascular disease

Asthma care

Pain control

Cholesterol management


Cognitive decline

Liver disease

Headaches of all types




Menopause management

Anticoagulant use

Kidney disease


Sleep disorders

Depression and anxiety

All sessions are led by active clinical faculty — the top tier of clinical teachers from all of the Harvard Medical School teaching hospitals.

Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants attending this course can choose from dozens of knowledge-enhancing and skills-building workshops to customize a learning experience ideally suited to their practice needs. Sample workshop topics include:

Pain management

Preoperative evaluation

Complex diabetes

Medical marijuana

Suturing techniques




Movement disorders



Atrial fibrillation

Thyroid disorders

Prostate conditions

Joint examination skills

Joint injection techniques

Incontinence management

Travel medicine

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

Apply improved strategies in the outpatient care of the most common conditions: hypertension, diabetes, and hypercholesterolism

Assess the clinical value of specific diagnostic tests used in general internal medicine and specialty practices, including test sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values

Identify the disease-prevention and health-promotion goals of general internal medicine

Recognize the side effects and interactions among medications prescribed by general internists and specialty physicians

Develop a working understanding of the impact of biomodulators and on concurrent medical conditions and patient medications

Discuss the expected results of therapies and summarize the current treatment strategies for common conditions in medical and nonmedical specialties, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurologic/neurovascular, endocrine, ophthalmic, orthopedic, immunologic, reproductive, dermatologic, gastrointestinal, hepatic, geriatric, psychiatric, metabolic, and sleep medicine

Describe clinical strategies for optimal pain management, including opioid management and buprenorphine treatment

Apply evidence-based palliative care strategies in clinical practice

Develop new and innovative skills in clinical problem-solving strategies to achieve the best outcomes for the most challenging patients 

Understand the implications of MACRA for clinical practice and quality of care

Appreciate and understand the potential patient harm from the unregulated supplement industry 

Design new strategies for patient interaction and shared decision-making in order to bring satisfaction to daily practice


Josna Adusumilli, MD, Instructor in Neurology

Meridale V. Baggett, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Nesli O. Basgoz, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Joanne Borg-Stein, MD, Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

William R. Brugge, MD, Professor of Medicine

Rebecca C. Burch, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology

Karen J. Carlson, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Adam S. Cheifetz, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

David T. Chiu, MD, Instructor in Emergency Medicine

Raymond T. Chung, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Pieter Cohen, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Bethany-Rose Daubman, MD, Instructor in Medicine

Benjamin T. Davis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

James M. Ellison, MD, MPH, Research Associate in Psychiatry

Anne D. Emmerich, MD, Instructor in Psychiatry, Part-time

Christopher H. Fanta, MD, Professor of Medicine

Robert P. Friday, MD, PhD, Instructor in Medicine

Lawrence S. Friedman, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Tufts University School of Medicine

Adam W. Gaffney, MD, Instructor in Medicine

Patricia A. Gibbons, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

John D. Goodson, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Stacey T. Gray, MD, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology

Galen V. Henderson, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology

Melanie P. Hoenig, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Albert Hung, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology

Eric M. Isselbacher, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine

Kevin D. Kapila, MD, Instructor in Medicine

Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine

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Boston Marriott Cambridge

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Cambridge, MA 02142

Telephone: 617-494-6600


Located steps away from the popular Kendall Square, the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel is situated next to the city's top shopping, dining, and entertainment venues, and offers superb access to world-class institutions like Harvard University and MIT. 

Complimentary internet access will be provided in the ballroom throughout the course

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