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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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.

Friday, October 15
(5:30 AM – 9:50 AM PDT // 8:30 AM – 12:50 PM EDT)

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Menopause Hormone Therapy: Where Are We Now?
Objectives: 1) Discuss treatment options for managing hot flashes 2) List the pros and cons of menopause hormone therapy 3) Prescribe menopause hormone therapy

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Contraception Update: Rise of the LARCs
Objectives: 1) Counsel patients on contraceptive options 2) Discuss the pros and cons of long-acting reversible contraceptives 3) Prescribe emergency contraception

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Type 2 Diabetes: Choosing Medications for Your Patients with Complications
Objectives: 1) Discuss how to determine the A1C goal for older patients and those with complications 2) Determine the role of oral agents and GLP-1 receptor agonists for therapy of patients with Type 2 diabetes, cardiac and renal disease

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Using Insulin Effectively in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
Objectives: 1) Determine when and how to start insulin in Type 2 diabetes 2) Discuss individualizing insulin regimens in Type 1 diabetes 3) Discuss the use of inexpensive insulin regimens to maximize glucose control and prevent hypoglycemia when patients cannot afford expensive preparations

Saturday, October 16
(5:30 AM – 9:50 AM PDT // 8:30 AM – 12:50 PM EDT)

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Osteoporosis
Objectives: 1) Discuss osteoporosis 2) Review DEXA scans for diagnosing 3) Understand when to treat, how to treat, and how long to treat 4) Discuss what is new

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Obesity: How to Help Your Patients Lose Weight
Objective: 1) Discuss the selection of food plans, medications, and the implementation of behavioral change and exercise plans

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Cases Studies in Vaginitis
Objectives: 1) List the differential diagnosis of vaginitis 2) Discuss the role of the office laboratory in the diagnosis of vaginitis 3) Prescribe treatment for the most common causes of infectious vaginitis

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Top Questions in Contraception
Objectives: 1) Discuss the use of the new hormonal contraceptive patch and vaginal ring 2) Discuss IUD properties, which impact device selection 3) Describe potential benefits offered by two new novel birth control pills

Sunday, October 17
(5:30 AM – 9:50 AM PDT // 8:30 AM – 12:50 PM EDT)

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Depression: Meeting the Clinical Challenge
Objectives: 1) List the differential diagnosis of major depression 2) List the DSM-V criteria for making the diagnosis of major depression 3) Prescribe antidepressant therapy

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Case Studies in Hypertension Objectives: 1) Review the 2017 ACC/AHA hypertension guidelines 2) Discuss the challenge of determining an appropriate target blood pressure goal 3) Apply clinical pearls for improving blood pressure control

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
New Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Disease
Objectives: 1) Discuss biotin — friend or foe 2) Understand hypothyroidism in pregnancy 3) Determine what is the normal TSH in people over 70 4) Recognize when to treat subclinical thyroid disease 5) Review the symptomatic patient with normal thyroid function tests

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Solving Pesky Endocrine Problems
Objectives: 1) Discuss adrenal insufficiency — primary vs secondary 2) Discuss what to do regarding high prolactin 3) Adrenal masses – should they come out 4) Recognize when endocrine signs point to eating disorders 5) Discuss the types of hyperparathyroidism

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

The AAFP has reviewed Endocrinology and Women’s Health 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 10/15/2021 to 10/17/2021. 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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