Addiction Medicine, Endocrinology and Infectious Diseases for Primary Care

Dec 28, 2021 – Dec 30, 2021

Online Live Stream - CME

This online live stream CME will be broadcasting from one of our in-person CME destinations. This program will be acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Academy of Family Physicians. This program is accredited as a live activity. Recordings of the event will be provided to all registered attendees at the conclusion of the course.

This online live stream is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Addiction Medicine, Endocrinology and Infectious Diseases for Primary Care while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management.

The online learning format will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, and case-based studies. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Primary Care, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-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.

Please see the Overview & Agenda tab below for additional information on the Daily Program Schedule, and Topics & Objectives for each date listed below.

Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.

Tuition

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Livestream Event Pass: Dec 28-30, 2021
Day 1: 11:00 AM - 3:20 PM PT // 2:00 PM - 6:20 PM ET Day 2 & 3: 4:30 AM - 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM EDT
$ 599.00
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Overview & Agenda

Addiction Medicine, Endocrinology and Infectious Diseases for Primary Care – 12 Credits 

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Addiction Medicine, Endocrinology and Infectious Diseases for Primary Care, 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 Addiction Medicine, Endocrinology and Infectious Diseases, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-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
All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about issues in Addiction Medicine, Endocrinology and Infectious Diseases.

Speakers
Our presenting national faculty speakers make it their professional goals to enhance the training of primary care clinicians. This Continuing Medical Education program promises to help you learn the most current, best medicine, and techniques for making the diagnosis easier during a 20 minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

Tuesday, December 28

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM:
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
Objective: 1) Review terminology, anatomy, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and management of skin and soft tissue infections, including impetigo, hair follicle-associated infections, erysipelas, cellulitis, and necrotizing fasciitis  

3:00 PM – 3:05 PM: BREAK

3:05 PM – 4:05 PM:
Primary Care-Associated Infections: Part 1
Objective: 1) Review the approach to selected primary care infectious disease topics, including urinary tract infections, pharyngitis, and endocarditis prophylaxis in a case-based format  

4:05 PM – 4:15 PM: BREAK

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM:
Hot Questions on Osteoporosis
Objectives: 1) Explain the roles of calcium and vitamin D in bone health 2) Analyze when pharmacologic therapy for low bone mass would be recommended 3) Evaluate the risks of medications used to treat osteoporosis

5:15 PM – 5:20 PM: BREAK

5:20 PM – 6:20 PM:
Hot Questions on Calcium Disorders and Sample Cases
Objectives: 1) Identify potential reasons for hypercalcemia 2) Specify when surgical management of primary hyperparathyroidism would be recommended 3) Assess the etiologies of hypocalcemia

Wednesday, December 29

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Hot Questions on Thyroid Disease in Women
Objectives: 1) Differentiate between the pros and cons of the various serum thyroid function tests 2) Compare the types of thyroid hormone replacement formulations 3) Identify the importance of normal thyroid function during pregnancy

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Hot Questions on Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Cancer
Objectives: 1) Describe potential reasons for the growing incidence of thyroid cancer 2) Assess when a thyroid nodule biopsy would be indicated 3) Classify the risks of thyroid surgery when indicated

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Primary Care-Associated Infections: Part 2
Objective: 1) Review the approach to primary care infectious diseases, including selected viral infections, diarrheal infections, and recreational water-associated infections

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Clostridioides Difficile
Objectives: 1) Review current epidemiology, clinical presentation, and diagnosis of C. difficile infections 2) Provide updated treatment strategies for treatment of C. difficile infections

Thursday, December 30 

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Infectious Diseases 2021: An Update
Objective: 1) Identify some of the most significant recent papers and topics that highlight emerging themes in infectious diseases (other than COVID-19)

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Mimics of Infectious Diseases
Objective: 1) To review several case-based presentations, which may or may not be due to an infectious disease

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
The Opioid Epidemic in 2021
Objectives: 1) Identify the origins and current state of the opioid crisis in the US 2) Discuss the clinical use of buprenorphine in the treatment of opioid use disorders

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM
The Pharmacotherapy of Alcohol Use Disorders
Objectives: 1) Use the three steps of “brief intervention” in everyday clinical practice 2) List three FDA-approved pharmacological treatments for alcohol use disorders

Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.

Program Schedule

Date

Location

Description

Time

December 28, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 1

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration through your MY MCE account.

11:00 AM - 3:20 PM PT // 2:00 PM - 6:20 PM ET

December 29, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 2

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration through your MY MCE account.

4:30 AM - 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM EDT

December 30, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 3

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration through your MY MCE account.

4:30 AM - 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM EDT

Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education – ACCME

MCE Conferences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

MCE Conferences designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Recognition

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 (part II) MOC points 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 credit.

American Academy of Family Physicians – AAFP

The AAFP has reviewed Addiction Medicine, Endocrinology and Infectious Diseases for Primary Care and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 12/28/2021 to 12/30/2021. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency – AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro-M1

The 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

American Osteopathic Association – AOA

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

American Academy of Physician Assistants – AAPA

AAPA accepts Category 1 CME approval from the AAFP.

American Association of Nurse Practitioners – AANP

AAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the AANP.

American Nurses Credentialing Center – ANCC

According to the ANCC, the continuing education hours approved by the AAFP meet the ANCC-accredited CNE criteria.

Pharmacology Credits

This course is being reviewed and will be acceptable for up to 12 CE credits; please verify with your Medical Board which hours may be applied toward Pharmacology credit.

Hotel Accommodations

Not applicable to online live stream CME.

Please note: Registered attendees for livestream events should not plan to travel to any upcoming destinations. Livestream attendees will not be granted access to group discounted room rates, onsite concessions, or meals.

Additional Travel Information

Not applicable to online live stream CME.

Please note: Registered attendees for livestream events should not plan to travel to any upcoming destinations. Livestream attendees will not be granted access to group discounted room rates, onsite concessions, or meals.

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