Cardiology and Dermatology for Primary Care

Aug 13, 2021 – Aug 15, 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 Cardiology and Dermatology 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.

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Overview & Agenda

Cardiology and Dermatology for Primary Care – 12 Credits 

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Cardiology and Dermatology, 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 Cardiology and Dermatology 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 and updates in Cardiology and Dermatology.

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 and quicker during a 20-minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

Cardiology

Aortic Stenosis: An Old Disease with New Treatment Options
Objectives: 1) Understand the basic pathophysiology of AS 2) Understand the newer concepts in timing of valve replacement, role of stress testing, and biomarkers 3) Transcatheter aortic valve intervention – how is it done, how does it compare with surgical AVR, and whom to refer

Mitral Regurgitation
Objectives: 1) Understand the basic pathophysiology of MR 2) Timing of mitral valve surgical intervention — when to treat an asymptomatic patient with severe MR 3) Emerging catheter-based therapies for MR

Office Management of Heart Failure: Focus on the Geriatric Population
Objectives: 1) Understand the specific diagnosis of CHF in the elderly 2) Understand the common causes of CHF exacerbation in geriatric populations 3) Understand the lifestyle modification and drug therapy of CHF with emphasis on the elderly

Pulmonary Hypertension
Objectives: 1) Learn about etiology of pulmonary hypertension in adults 2) Differentiating between precapillary and post-capillary pulmonary hypertension 3) Diagnosis and new medical therapies for pulmonary hypertension 4) Surgical treatment for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

Diabetes and CAD: The Sweet and the Sour
Objectives: 1) Understand the clinical intersection of diabetes and CVD 2) Understand the impact of established and new therapies for diabetes in cardiovascular risk

Atrial Fibrillation: Practical Management, Monitoring, and Anticoagulation Options
Objectives: 1) Understand the risk of thromboembolism in AF 2) Understand the importance of detecting asymptomatic AF in patients with stroke 3) Understand what to do with device-detected AF 4) Understand new anticoagulants

Dermatology

Benign Skin Tumors
Objectives: 1) Diagnose common benign skin neoplasms 2) Select proper destructive methods to eliminate benign skin tumors 3) Be aware of serious systemic associations with benign skin neoplasms

Malignant Skin Tumors
Objectives: 1) Diagnose the common malignant skin tumors 2) Understand optimal approach to malignant skin tumors 3) Select cases that should be referred to specialty care

HIV and the Skin
Objectives: 1) Identify skin findings that suggest HIV infection 2) Know which skin lesions develop at what stages of a HIV infection 3) Properly treat HIV-related skin lesions and infections

The Itchy Patient
Objectives: 1) Classify itchy patients into clinical groups, which suggest etiology 2) Know where to look and what to look for when patients present with pruritus 3) Manage the symptom of itch

Common Disorders of Hair and Nails
Objectives: 1) Develop comprehensive differential diagnosis for hair and nail disorders 2) Administer appropriate therapy for hair and nail disorders, when applicable 3) Associate select hair and nail findings with systemic disease

SKINsects: Skin Disease Due to Insects Other than Ticks
Objectives: 1) Recognize skin and systemic complications of bites/stings from select insects and arthropods 2) Administer proper and timely therapy for insect-related disorders 3) Know potential serious implications of insect bite/sting reactions

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

August 13, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 1

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

6:30 AM - 10:50 AM PDT // 9:30 AM - 1:50 PM EDT

August 14, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 2

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

6:30 AM - 10:50 AM PDT // 9:30 AM - 1:50 PM EDT

August 15, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 3

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

6:30 AM - 10:50 AM PDT // 9:30 AM - 1:50 PM 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 Cardiology and Dermatology for Primary Care and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 08/13/2021 to 08/15/2021. 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.

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