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Primary Care Update: Rheumatology, Musculoskeletal and Endocrinology 2018

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Title: Primary Care Update: Rheumatology, Musculoskeletal and Endocrinology 2018
Specialty: Endocrinology
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.

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  • 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 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.


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


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

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Omni Austin Hotel Downtown

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 February 20, 2018. 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.

Further Details:

Per our lodging agreement, these are the cancellation terms and conditions:

Cancellation 60 days or more before arrival - you will receive full deposit 

Cancellation 59-31 days before arrival - a one night deposit is forfeited 

Cancellation 30 days or less before arrival - no lodging refunds can be made 

No-shows and early departures are considered a cancellation 

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