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Updates in General Internal Medicine for Specialists 2019

The Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel * | Boston , USA
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Title: Updates in General Internal Medicine for Specialists 2019
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Jan, 28, 2019 to Feb, 1, 2019
Location: Boston , USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 1495 to 1595 USD
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ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION


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 36.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

 


AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS


This Live activity, Updates in General Internal Medicine for Specialists, with a beginning date of 01/28/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 36.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 


RISK MANAGEMENT


This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 5.00 credits of Risk Management Study. This includes 3.00 credits of Opioid Education and Pain Management Training. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

 


NURSE PRACTITIONERS and REGISTERED NURSES


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.

 


PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS


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.

 


CANADIAN ACCREDITATION


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.

 

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  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

In this special program, Harvard Medical School's leading clinical faculty, representing more than 30 fields of medicine, share updates and provide recommendations to ensure you are current with the recent advances in general internal medicine that impact the specialists—especially with clinical practice in relevant disciplines outside of your field of expertise.


Whether you are a psychiatrist or pathologist, cardiologist or anesthesiologist, surgeon or hospitalist, you can rely on this program for updates and advances that impact day-to-day practice, clinical decisions, and patient care.


2019 Updates, Strategies, and Tools to Improve Patient Care

The program's curriculum provides broad and inclusive content ranging from clinical controversies to specific new and innovative therapies. It is led by expert practitioners and committed teachers who succinctly and effectively summarize updates and couple them with specific recommendations for incorporating them into practice and improving patient care.  


Topics covered in the 2019 program include: 


Ischemic heart disease

Antibiotic use in office practice

Hepatitis

Reducing fractures

Stroke

Chronic obstructive lung disease

Diabetes management

Women’s health

Anticoagulation

Endocrinology

The neurologic exam

Cognitive decline

Travel medicine

Congestive heart failure

Common eye problems

Diseases of the foregut

Lower back pain

Breast cancer

Differential dx of polyarthritis

Challenging cases from outpatient psychiatry

IBS and IBD

Atrial fibrillation

Lipid management

Dermatology

Osteoporosis management

Asthma

Renal medicine

Anemia

Basic orthopedics

Antiplatelet agents

Sleep disorders

ENT

Managing obesity

Headaches

Allergy medicine

Thyroid disorders

Hypertension

Cancer screening

Non-opioid and opioid pain management

Whatever your specialty, you need a working knowledge of current internal medicine practice standards, an understanding of treatments and interactions, and a familiarity with the work of your colleagues. This program is designed to meet the needs of the full range of specialists, providing focused updates, and covering a vast amount of information efficiently and effectively, including:


Patient care innovations across the full range of specialties

Updates on critical drug-drug interactions

State-of-the-art management strategies for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, lipid disorders, hypertension, chronic lung disease, sleep disturbances, cognitive decline, chronic pain

Expert examination techniques: back, shoulder, complete neurologic

Options for and value from cardiovascular interventions

Practical approaches to disease prevention and health promotion

Best practices for cross-specialty collaboration

Learn from the Best Clinical Faculty at Harvard Medical School

This program is led by current, expert practitioners and committed teachers, each with significant experience both in the care of patients and in presenting to colleagues. Faculty will provide state-of-the-art advances and recommendations, and you will take home relevant, up-to-date, and evidence-based strategies and tools to improve your patient care.

Speakers/Faculty:

Rebecca C. Burch, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology

Raymond T. Chung, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Gilbert H. Daniels, MD, Professor of Medicine

Benjamin T. Davis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Akshay S. Desai, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Christopher H. Fanta, MD, Professor of Medicine

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

John D. Goodson, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

E. Kevin Heist, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Galen V. Henderson, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology

Zacharia Isaac, MD, Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Eric M. Isselbacher, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Kunal Jajoo, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Scott Kinlay, MBBS, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine

David S. Kroll, MD, Instructor in Psychiatry

Nancy B. Kurtz, MD, Instructor in Medicine

Regina C. LaRocque, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine

James A. MacLean, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Part-time

James E. Mojica, MD, Instructor in Medicine

David M. Nathan, MD, Professor of Medicine

J. Carl Pallais, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Bobby Y. Reddy, MD, Instructor in Dermatology

Claudia U. Richter, MD, Instructor in Ophthalmology, Part-time

Rachel P. Rosovsky, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Martin A. Samuels, MD, Miriam Sydney Joseph Professor of Neurology

Jane S. Sillman, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Barbara L. Smith, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery

David J.R. Steele, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Lisa B. Weissmann, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Fairmont Copley Plaza

138 St. James Avenue

Boston, Massachusetts, 02116

617-267-5300


This luxury downtown Boston landmark hotel has been a symbol of the city’s rich history and has completed an exciting $20 million plus renovation and restoration project. Located within the heart of Boston, Fairmont Copley Plaza is an easy walk to many of the city’s historic sites, shopping, museums, and restaurants.


Accommodations*

A limited number of discounted rooms have been reserved at Fairmont Copley Plaza until January 2, 2019. You can call the hotel's Global Reservations Centre at 1-800-441-1414 to make a room reservation. Please specify that you are enrolled in this activity in order to request the reduced room rate. You can also make your discounted reservation online by January 2 by clicking here.


*Please note that the discounted rooms may sell out before the deadline. 

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