Endocrinology and Women’s Health for Primary Care

Oct 15, 2021 – Oct 17, 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 Endocrinology and Women’s Health, 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: Oct 15-17, 2021
Daily Live Activity: 5:30 AM - 9:50 AM PDT // 8:30 AM - 12:50 PM EDT
$ 599.00
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Overview & Agenda

Endocrinology and Women’s Health 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 Endocrinology and Women’s Health, 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 Endocrinology and Women’s Health 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 Endocrinology and Women’s Health.

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.

Endocrinology

The Adrenal Gland in Practice 
Objectives: 1) Review the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis 2) Discuss effects of glucocorticoids on bone 3) Review guidelines for prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis 4) Outline safe tapering of glucocorticoids 5) Review approach to the adrenal “incidentaloma”

Thyroid Disorders in Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Review normal thyroid physiology 2) Approach to the hypothyroid and hyperthyroid patient 3) Review causes of abnormal thyroid function tests 4) Evaluation of the thyroid nodule

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) 
Objectives: 1) Dealing with prediabetes 2) Prevention of T2DM 3) What to do when metformin isn’t enough – review of ADA guidelines 4) Translating recent clinical trials into practice – GLP-1 receptor agonists and SGLT2 inhibitors 5) Identifying treatment goals in diabetes care

Preventing Osteoporotic Fractures
Objectives: 1) Review bone physiology 2) Outline screening for fracture risk via clinical evaluation, DXA, and FRAX 3) Assess non pharmacologic approaches to prevent fractures 4) Update pharmacologic approaches for osteoporosis, including bisphosphonates, denosumab, and romosozumab 5) Identifying treatment goals in osteoporosis care

Calcium – Vitamin D Disorders in Primary Care
Objectives: 1) Review the calcium-parathyroid-vitamin D axis 2) Discuss cases of hypercalcemia 3) Discuss cases of hypocalcemia 4) Review latest guidelines on calcium and vitamin D Supplementation

Menopause: Pitfalls and Pearls
Objectives: 1) Learn the pathophysiology and natural history of the menopausal transition 2) Understand key long-term findings from the Women’s Health Initiative; 3) Learn a practical approach for managing common menopausal symptoms

Women’s Health 

Contraception Update 2021: The Rise of LARCs 
Objectives: 1) Counsel patients on new contraceptive options 2) Utilize the “Quick-Start” method for initiating oral contraceptives 3) Prescribe emergency contraception

Depression: Meeting the Clinical Challenge 
Objectives: 1) Identify risk factors for the development of major depression 2) Generate a differential diagnosis of depression 3) Discuss the pharmacologic management of the patient with major depressive disorder

Case Studies in Vaginitis 
Objectives: 1) Generate the differential diagnosis of vaginal discharge 2) Understand the important role of the office laboratory in making a diagnosis 3) Discuss appropriate management of the patient with the three most common types of infectious vaginitis

Menopause Hormone Therapy: Where Are We Now? 
Objectives: 1) Contrast the findings of the Women’s Health Initiative Study with what had been previously known 2) List indications for estrogen replacement therapy 3) Prescribe menopause hormone replacement therapy 4) Effectively manage the patient with vasomotor symptoms

Management of Common BCP Issues
Objectives: 1) Manage common side-effects 2) Discuss differences in the birth control pill formulations available 3) Manage common issues related to the birth control pill

Hypertension: A Clinical Update for the Busy Clinician 
Objectives: 1) Manage common issues pertaining to antihypertensive drug therapy 2) Generate a differential diagnosis for the patient with resistant hypertension

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 15, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 1

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

5:30 AM - 9:50 AM PDT // 8:30 AM - 12:50 PM EDT

October 16, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 2

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

5:30 AM - 9:50 AM PDT // 8:30 AM - 12:50 PM EDT

October 17, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 3

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

5:30 AM - 9:50 AM PDT // 8:30 AM - 12:50 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

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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