LIVE STREAM CME – Primary Care Update: Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology & Psychiatry

Oct 09, 2020 – Oct 11, 2020

Online Live Stream - CME

This online live stream CME activity will be acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

This online live stream is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology and Psychiatry, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The online learning format 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 Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology and Psychiatry for 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 Presenting Faculty Speakers, 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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Full Event Pass: October 9 - 11, 2020
Includes Course Presentations and Recordings
$ 550.00
Single Day Pass: October 9, 2020
Includes Course Presentations and Recordings
$ 199.00
Single Day Pass: October 10, 2020
Includes Course Presentations and Recordings
$ 199.00
Single Day Pass: October 11, 2020
Includes Course Presentations and Recordings
$ 199.00
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Overview & Agenda

Overview
This online live stream is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology and Psychiatry while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The online learning format 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 Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology and Psychiatry for 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.

Target Audience
All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information and updates in Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology and Psychiatry for Primary Care.

Presenting Faculty Speakers
Our presenting national faculty speakers make it their professional goal to enhance the training of primary care clinicians and to help you learn the most current, best medicine, and techniques for making the diagnosis easier and quicker during a 20-minute office visit.

Carolyn Becker, MD – Associate Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Master Clinician Educator, Endocrine Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA. Co-Director, Annual Intensive Review of Internal Medicine (IRIM) Course, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA. Recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Educator Award from the Endocrine Society.

Brian A. Palmer, MD, MPH – Medical Director, Psychiatry, Mercy Hospital, part of Allina Health, Minneapolis, MN.  Dr. Palmer was previously National President, American Medical Student Association, Chief Resident, MGH/McLean Psychiatry Residency, and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

Daniel L. Stulberg, MD, FAAFP – Professor and Vice Chair of Education, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. A Frequent presenter for the American Academy of Family Physicians and author of many dermatology articles and cases.

George C. Willis, MD, FACEP, FAAEM – Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of Undergraduate Medical Education and Assistant Residency Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

Schedule, Topics and Learning Objectives 

Friday, October 9th 

 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM (ET) / 5:00 AM – 6:00 AM (PT): Syncope Killers You Don’t Wanna Miss! – Dr. George C. Willis
Objectives: 1) Identify emergent conditions that can present with syncope 2) Recognize ECG findings for syncope that warrant ED referral 3) Discuss the utility of orthostatic vital signs in syncope

9:00 AM – 9:05 AM (ET) / 6:00 AM – 6:05 AM (PT) ~ BREAK

9:05 AM – 10:05 AM (ET) / 6:05 AM – 7:05 AM (PT): Numbers Game: What to Do When the Blood Pressure is Too High Dr. George C. Willis
Objectives: 1) Differentiate between a hypertensive emergency and asymptomatic hypertension 2) Discuss the dangers of acute management of asymptomatic hypertension 3) Identify which patients need emergent referral

10:05 AM – 10:15 AM (ET) / 7:05 AM – 7:15 AM (PT) ~ BREAK

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM (ET) / 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM (PT): The Adrenal Gland in Practice Dr. Carolyn Becker
Objectives: 1) Review the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis 2) Discuss cases of adrenal insufficiency and glucocorticoid excess 3) Outline safe tapering of glucocorticoids and recognition of “steroid withdrawal syndrome” 4) Review approach to the adrenal “incidentaloma” 5) A quick review of “adrenal fatigue”

11:15 AM – 11:20 AM (ET) / 8:15 AM – 8:20 AM (PT) ~ BREAK

11:20 AM – 12:20 PM (ET) / 8:20 AM – 9:20 AM (PT): Thyroid Disorders in Primary Care Dr. Carolyn Becker
Objectives: 1) Review normal thyroid physiology. 2) Approach to the hypothyroid patient including overt vs subclinical hypothyroidism; special case of pregnancy; use of T3 and desiccated thyroid hormone and combination therapy. 3) Approach to the thyrotoxic patient; overt vs subclinical; guidelines. 4) Causes of “weird” thyroid function tests. 5) Evaluation of thyroid nodules.

Saturday, October 10th

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM (ET) / 5:00 AM – 6:00 AM (PT): Anxiety Disorders Update Dr. Brian A. Palmer
Objectives: 1) Define anxiety and understand when it becomes a disorder 2) Identify psychological treatment approaches that can be provided in 3 minutes in a PCP office 3) Know when and how to use medications – and when not to use them – including particularly SSRI’s and benzodiazepines

9:00 AM – 9:05 AM (ET) / 6:00 AM – 6:05 AM (PT) ~ BREAK

9:05 AM – 10:05 AM (ET) / 6:05 AM – 7:05 AM (PT): Depression in Primary Care Dr. Brian A. Palmer
Objectives: 1) How to diagnose depression and when to treat 2) What to choose and what to do if that does not work 3) When to refer to a psychiatrist

10:05 AM – 10:15 AM (ET) / 7:05 AM – 7:15 AM (PT) ~ BREAK

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM (ET) / 7:15 AM – 7:45 AM (PT): Terminology of Skin Disorders Dr. Daniel L. Stulberg
Objectives: 1) Recognize the terms used to describe common skin lesions 2) Demonstrate the ability to communicate skin findings using morphologic terminology 3) Learn how to use terminology to assist in your practice

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM (ET) / 7:45 AM – 8:15 AM (PT): Rosacea Dr. Daniel L. Stulberg
Objectives: 1) Recognize different types of rosacea 2) Distinguish rosacea from other causes of red rashes on the face 3) Formulate treatment plans for rosacea

11:15 AM – 11:20 AM (ET) / 8:15 AM – 8:20 AM (PT) ~ BREAK

11:20 AM – 11:50 AM (ET) / 8:20 AM – 8:50 AM (PT): Seborrheic Dermatitis Dr. Daniel L. Stulberg
Objectives: 1) Demonstrate the ability to diagnose the variable presentations of seborrhea 2) Discuss causes and exacerbating factors for seborrhea 3) Describe the most effective treatments for seborrhea

 11:50 AM – 12:20 PM (ET) / 8:50 AM – 9:20 AM (PT): Hair Disorders Dr. Daniel L. Stulberg
Objectives: 1) Recognize normal hair anatomy and physiologic changes in hair 2) Evaluate the chief complaint of hair loss 3) Utilize effective medical interventions for hair disorders, when appropriate

Sunday, October 11th

 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM (ET) / 5:00 AM – 6:00 AM (PT): Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus – Dr. Carolyn Becker
Objectives: 1) Understanding pathophysiology of T2DM 2) Approach to screening for and prevention of T2DM 3) Identifying treatment goals in diabetes care for different populations 4) What to do when metformin isn’t enough: review of ADA guidelines 5) Translating recent clinical trials into practice: GLP-1 receptor agonists and SGLT2 inhibitors 6) Insulin therapy: opportunities and barriers

9:00 AM – 9:05 AM (ET) / 6:00 AM – 6:05 AM (PT) ~ BREAK

9:05 AM – 10:05 AM (ET) / 6:05 AM – 7:05 AM (PT): Preventing Osteoporotic Fractures – Dr. Carolyn Becker
Objectives: 1) Review bone physiology 2) Outline screening for fracture risk via clinical evaluation, DXA, and FRAX 3) Role of calcium and vitamin D 4) Updates on therapies: bisphosphonates, denosumab, and romosozumab 5) When to refer to a metabolic bone specialist

10:05 AM – 10:15 AM (ET) / 7:05 AM – 7:15 AM (PT) ~ BREAK

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM (ET) / 7:15 AM – 7:45 AM (PT): Telehealth Dermatology Dr. Daniel L. Stulberg
Objectives: 1) Learn tips to optimize telehealth and teledermatology visits 2) Review the opportunities and limitations of teledermatology 3) Discuss adaptations and remote therapies as adjuncts to teledermatology

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM (ET) / 7:45 AM – 8:15 AM (PT): Nail Disorders Dr. Daniel L. Stulberg
Objectives: 1) Recognize normal nail anatomy 2) Evaluate the chief complaint of abnormal appearing nails 3) Utilize medical and physical modalities in the management of nail disorders, as feasible

11:15 AM – 11:20 AM (ET) / 8:15 AM – 8:20 AM (PT) ~ BREAK

11:20 AM – 12:20 PM (ET) / 8:20 AM – 9:20 AM (PT): When and How to Cut, Freeze, Burn & Repair Dr. Daniel L. Stulberg
Objectives: 1) Identify indications for skin biopsies and excisions 2) Identify appropriate surgical techniques for skin biopsies and basic repairs 3) Indicate lesions appropriate for cryosurgical and electrosurgical treatment

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

October 9, 2020

Online Live Stream

Webinar

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

8:00 AM - 12:20 PM EDT (5:00 AM - 9:20 AM PDT)

October 10, 2020

Online Live Stream

Webinar

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

8:00 AM - 12:20 PM EDT (5:00 AM - 9:20 AM PDT)

October 11, 2020

Online Live Stream

Webinar

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

8:00 AM - 12:20 PM EDT (5:00 AM - 9:20 AM PDT)

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 6 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 Healthcare professionals in other specialties need to verify with their licensing board the reciprocal credit agreement with the AAFP.

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.

Additional Travel Information

Not applicable to online live stream CME.

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