Internal Medicine Update for Primary Care

Nov 21, 2021 – Nov 23, 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 Internal Medicine 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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Tuition

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Livestream Event Pass: Nov 21 - 23, 2021
Daily Live Activity: 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM PDT // 10:30 AM - 2:50 PM EDT
$ 599.00
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Bring a Friend or Colleague and Save $50: If you are attending with another healthcare professional you are eligible for a $50 discount.

Overview & Agenda

Internal Medicine Update – 12 Credits 

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Internal Medicine 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 Internal Medicine, 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 Internal Medicine.

Speakers
Our presenting national faculty speakers make it their professional goal 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

Sunday, November 21 

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Medical Myths (Busting Medical Myths)
Objectives: 1) Recognize medical myths 2) Recognize why they occur 3) Explain why they persist despite evidence against them

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Drug Interactions and Side-Effects for 2021
Objectives: 1) Effectively manage patients on statins in respect to muscle symptoms 2) Recognize major drug interactions with warfarin 3) Know the dangers of quinolones

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Colon, Breast, Prostate, and Lung Screening Update
Objectives: 1) Review current USPSTF recommendations regarding colon, breast, prostate, and lung cancer screening 2) Review the literature that the USPSTF recommendations are based on 3) Consider how to discuss controversial topics, such as breast, lung, and prostate cancer screening with patients

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Common Rashes in Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Review identification of common rashes encountered in primary care 2) Review approaches to the treatment of common rashes 3) Review recommendations regarding referral to dermatology

Monday, November 22 

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Ophthalmologic Issues for the Primary Care Physician
Objectives: 1) Review basic eye anatomy 2) Review common ophthalmologic problems seen in primary care, such as eyelid disorders and red eye 3) Consider when an ophthalmology referral is needed and when it is urgent

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Musculoskeletal Problems in Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Review shoulder anatomy and work-up of shoulder pain 2) Review knee anatomy and work-up of knee pain 3) Review causes and treatments of hip pain

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Practical Pearls in Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Develop a plan for treatment of resistant hypertension 2) Recognize hidden presentations of sleep apnea 3) Recognize common causes of night sweats

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
10 Ways to Best Care for Elderly Patients
Objectives: 1) Recognize the cardiovascular risk of NSAIDS in the elderly 2) Understand the risks and/or benefits of aggressive diabetes control in the elderly 3) Recognize the importance of counseling the elderly to avoid high-risk fall situations

Tuesday, November 23

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Evaluation and Treatment of Thyroid Disorders
Objectives: 1) Develop an approach to evaluating a rising TSH in a patient who is on thyroid hormone 2) Develop an approach to the management of patients with subclinical hypothyroidism 3) Recognize the drug interactions that effect thyroid hormone absorption

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Natural Products: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Objectives: 1) Recognize which natural products are effective in the prevention of migraine headache 2) Identify which natural product has good evidence for prevention of urinary tract infections 3) Recognize which natural product has the greatest danger for drug interactions

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Potpourri: A Collection of Cases in Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Review management of common conditions seen in primary care 2) Review cases related to hospital medicine 3) Consider when a single study might change or not change your practice

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Finding Meaning in One’s Work: Narrative Medicine
Objectives: 1) Employ reflective writing to explore meaning in one’s work 2) Consider ways to enhance resilience in one’s professional life 3) Review approaches to avoid burnout in clinical work

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

Nov 21, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 1

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

5:30 AM - 9:50 AM PT // 8:30 AM - 12:50 PM ET

Nov 22, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 2

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

5:30 AM - 9:50 AM PT // 8:30 AM - 12:50 PM ET

Nov 23, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 3

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

5:30 AM - 9:50 AM PT // 8:30 AM - 12:50 PM ET

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

This live activity is being reviewed and will be acceptable for up to 12 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.

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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