Geriatrics and Pain Management for Primary Care

Jul 16, 2021 – Jul 18, 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 Geriatrics and Pain Management 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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Tuition

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Livestream Event Pass: July 16-18, 2021
Daily Live Activity: 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM PDT // 10:30 AM - 2:50 PM EDT
$ 599.00
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  • Credits expire three years from the date of issue.
  • Credits applied to a future conference are non-refundable.

Tuition Discount

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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

Geriatrics and Pain Management 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 Geriatrics and Pain Management for Primary Care, 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 Geriatrics and Pain Management 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 Geriatrics and Pain Management for Primary Care.

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

Geriatrics 

Heart Failure: Assessment and Management of the Most Expensive Disease in Older Adults
Objectives: 1) Recognize the high mortality associated with heart failure 2) Understand how to diagnose heart failure and the difference between reduced ejection fraction and preserved ejection fraction heart failure 3) Know the evidence-based treatments available for heart failure

Controversies in the Management of Hypertension in Older Adults — How Low is Too Low?
Objectives: 1) Learn the best evidence for treatment goals for hypertension in diabetics and those with a previous stroke 2) Understand the controversial evidence for the various guidelines for diagnosing and treating hypertension in older adults 3) Use the best evidence-based medications for hypertension

Thromboembolism: The Risks and Benefits of Old and New Anticoagulants
Objectives: 1) Understand the multiple risk factors for DVT 2) Know strategies and tests to help diagnose DVT 3) Know evidence-based treatments to prevent or treat DVT — costs and risks 4) Know who should receive an inferior vena cava filter

Case Studies
Objective: 1) Review the important “take-home” points from the hypertension, heart failure, and anticoagulation presentations and apply them to specific case scenarios

Diagnosis and Management of Urinary Incontinence and Overactive Bladder (OAB)
Objectives: 1) Be able to diagnose and distinguish various causes of urinary incontinence 2) Use a combination of behavioral and pharmacologic interventions for urinary incontinence 3) Know the risks and benefits of new treatments for OAB

Pain Management 

What is Chronic Pain?
Objectives: 1) Understand ways in which chronic pain differs from acute pain 2) Review strategies for evaluating chronic pain 3) Review goal setting with your patients 4) Brief review of non-opioid pain treatments

Overview of Head and Neck Pain
Objectives: 1) Review the most common headache problems 2) Review both medication and non-medication treatment options 3) Review neck pain, including the relationship with headache

Neuropathic Pain and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Objectives: 1) Gain understanding of neuropathic pain and complex regional pain syndrome 2) Review the components of making the diagnosis 3) Review current evidence-based treatment guidelines

Opioids: Rationally Starting Them, Rationally Stopping Them
Objectives: 1) Understand the steps to take before starting opioids for chronic pain 2) Review the criteria for continuing opioids for chronic pain 3) Discuss 4 different strategies for tapering and stopping opioid therapy 4) Brief review of opioid alternatives

Interventional Therapies for Chronic Pain
Objectives: 1) Understand risk factors for poor outcome from procedures 2) Review treatment options for axial spinal pain 3) Review recent advances in stimulation for chronic pain

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

July 16, 2021

Online Live Stream

Webinar – Day 1

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM PDT // 10:30 AM - 2:50 PM EDT

July 17, 2021

Online Live Stream

Webinar – Day 2

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM PDT // 10:30 AM - 2:50 PM EDT

July 18, 2021

Online Live Stream

Webinar – Day 3

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM PDT // 10:30 AM - 2:50 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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