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Primary Care Update: Rheumatology, Musculoskeletal and Endocrinology 2018

OMNI AUSTIN HOTEL DOWNTOWN | Austin, USA
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Title: Primary Care Update: Rheumatology, Musculoskeletal and Endocrinology 2018
Specialty: Rheumatology
Dates: From Apr, 6, 2018 to Apr, 8, 2018
Location: Austin, USA
Type: Course
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 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.

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
Welcome message:

This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered in Primary Care Rheumatology, Musculoskeletal, and Endocrinology issues, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic interactive lectures and case-based studies. Our national speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Primary Care Rheumatology, Musculoskeletal, and Endocrinology issues, 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 Rheumatology, Musculoskeletal, and Endocrinology issues.


Speakers 

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 

Clinical Approach to Rheumatic Diseases

Objectives: 1) Construct an approach to the evaluation of the patient with rheumatic disease 2) Define the central role of the history and physical examination 3) Differentiated several patterns that allow clinical diagnosis of rheumatic diseases


Laboratory and Radiology in Rheumatic Diseases

Objectives: 1) Interpret the various classes of synovial fluid analysis 2) Determine the use and limitations of laboratory testing with emphasis on the American College of Rheumatology Choosing Wisely recommendations 3) Discuss key radiological findings in patients with rheumatic diseases


Crystalline Arthropathies

Objectives: 1) Apply principles from the 2012 American College of Rheumatology Guidelines in the diagnosis and treatment of crystal arthropathies including gout and pseudogout 2) Outline the sequence of treatment to achieve the best outcomes for patients with gout 3) State the goal serum uric acid level for patients with gout


Osteoporosis 

Objectives: 1) Identify patients who are at risk for osteoporosis and should be evaluated with bone density testing as recommended by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry and National Osteoporosis Foundation Guidelines 2) Recommend the various non-pharmacological treatments for osteoporosis as recommended by the National Bone Health Alliance 3) Recommend the various pharmacological treatments for osteoporosis as recommended by the National Bone Health Alliance


Rheumatoid Arthritis: Clinical Aspects and Treatment

Objectives: 1) Discuss the articular and extra articular features of rheumatoid arthritis 2) Discuss the use of NSAID and corticosteroids in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis 3) Summarize the use and toxicities of disease modifying as recommended by the 2015 American College of Rheumatology Guidelines


Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Objectives: 1) Describe the varied clinical presentations and manifestations in the course of systemic lupus erythematosus 2) Order and interpret laboratory tests used in the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus in accordance with the American College of Rheumatology guidelines 3) Monitor and employ treatment for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus according to the European League Against Rheumatism and American College of Rheumatology recommendations and guidelines

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2017-12-30
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Accommodation
Accommodation:
Omni Austin Hotel Downtown


There's so much for you to enjoy in the beautiful Omni Austin Hotel Downtown accommodations. Rooms feature dazzling views of the city or hotel atrium and are appointed with handsome furnishings and first-class amenities for the modern traveler. Room features include: Fully stocked refreshment center, coffee maker, plush robes, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, in-room safes, evening turndown service available upon request, non-smoking luxury hotel, complimentary USA Today delivered to your room each morning, alarm clock, in room wireless Internet service – complimentary for MCE attendees, two dual-line phones, voicemail, express check-in/check-out, 32” flat screen HDTV with cable channels, in-room movies available.

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