LIVE STREAM CME – Primary Care Update Infectious Diseases, Office Orthopedics, Pain Management, and Pharmacology

Nov 06, 2020 – Nov 07, 2020

Online Live Stream - CME

This online live stream CME and the recordings for this program will be accepted for up to 8 Prescribed credits by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and all live stream portions will be accredited 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 Infectious Diseases, Office Orthopedics, Pain Management, and Pharmacology 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 Infectious Diseases, Office Orthopedics, Pain Management, and Pharmacology 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: November 6 - 7, 2020
Includes Course Presentations and Recordings
$ 399.00
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  • Credits expire three years from the date of issue.
  • Credits applied to a future conference are non-refundable.

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Overview & Agenda

Overview
This live streaming course is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Infectious Diseases, Office Orthopedics, Pain Management, and Pharmacology 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 Infectious Diseases, Office Orthopedics, Pain Management, and Pharmacology 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 Infectious Diseases, Office Orthopedics, Pain Management, and Pharmacology 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.

Robert Bolash, MD – Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Evidence-Based Pain Research, Department of Pain Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, OH. Staff Attending Physician, Department of Pain Management, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.   

Fred A. Lopez, MD, MACP – Richard Vial Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA. Assistant Dean, Student Affairs, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA.  

Mark H. Mirabelli, MD, FAAFP– Program Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Faculty, Sports Concussion Center, Hip and Knee Arthritis Clinic, and Eastman Performing Arts Medicine, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedics, Department of Family Medicine, and Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.  Team Physician, Rochester Knighthawks, SUNY Geneseo, St. John Fisher College. Team Physician, USA Lacrosse. Ringside Physician, New York State and Seneca Nation Athletic Commissions.   

Catherine Rebitch, PharmD, BCACP – Associate Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.  

 

Learning Objectives 

  • Develop a therapeutic plan for a patient with diabetes and complex lipid lowering needs, based on clinical evidence and recommended guidelines 
  • Understand and utilize validated screening tools, Patient Provider Agreements (PPAs) and Prescription Monitoring Programs (PDMPs), as a means of improved monitoring of patient use and/or abuse of opioid products 
  • Review terminology, anatomy, pathophysiology, clinical presentation and management of selected skin and soft tissue infections 
  • Determine when advanced radiographic imaging is indicated for MSK injuries and discuss ordering imaging in a timely and cost-effective way 

 

Schedule

Friday, November 6th 

9:45 AM (ET) / 6:45 AM (PT): Meeting Room Opens (Please log in a few minutes early for important announcements.) 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (ET) / 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM (PT):
Alphabet Soup Part 1: Decoding Guideline Updates: Lipid Management in High-Risk Patients  Dr. Catherine Rebitch 
Objectives: 1) Summarize recommendations from clinical practice guidelines regarding lipidlowering therapy 2) Discuss clinical evidence and place in therapy for non-statin agents 3) Develop a therapeutic plan for a patient with complex lipid lowering needs 

11:00 AM – 11:05 AM (ET) / 8:00 AM – 8:05 AM (PT) ~ BREAK 

11:05 AM – 12:05 PM (ET) / 8:05 AM – 9:05 AM (PT): 
Alphabet Soup Part 2: Pharmacotherapy Updates in Diabetes – Dr. Catherine Rebitch
Objectives: 1) Summarize recommendations from clinical practice guidelines regarding diabetes 2) Discuss clinical evidence and place in therapy for newly approved oral diabetes agents 3) Develop a therapeutic plan for a patient with diabetes 

12:05 PM – 12:15 PM (ET) / 9:05 AM – 9:15 AM (PT) ~ BREAK 

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM (ET) / 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM (PT): 
Rational Polypharmacy for Chronic Pain Management  Dr. Robert Bolash 
Objectives: 1) Apply new pathophysiologic understanding to treating pain 2) Understand mechanisms of action for the various muscle relaxers and anticonvulsants commonly used to treat various chronic pain states 3) Use case examples to better understand titration and adjustment of adjuvant analgesics 

1:15 PM – 1:20 PM (ET) / 10:15 AM – 10:20 AM (PT) ~ BREAK 

1:20 PM – 2:20 PM (ET) / 10:20 AM – 11:20 AM (PT): 
Overview of Opioid Pharmacology, Assessment, and Management – Dr. Robert Bolash
Objectives: 1) Highlight pharmacologic differences between various opioids used for chronic pain management 2) Describe risk factors that may help to predict problematic opioid use, including addiction and misuse 3) Review validated screening tools used to help identify possible aberrant behaviors related to long-term opioid use 4) Understand and utilize Patient Provider Agreements (PPAs) and Prescription Monitoring Programs (PDMPs), as a means of improved monitoring patient use of opioid products 

Saturday, November 7th

9:45 AM (ET) / 6:45 AM (PT): Meeting Room Opens (Please log in a few minutes early for important announcements.) 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (ET) / 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM (PT):  
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections – Dr. Fred A. Lopez
Objective: 1) Review terminology, anatomy, pathophysiology, clinical presentation and management of selected skin and soft tissue infections  

11:00 AM – 11:05 AM (ET) / 8:00 AM – 8:05 AM (PT) ~ BREAK 

11:05 AM – 12:05 PM (ET) / 8:05 AM – 9:05 AM (PT): 
Primary Care-Associated Infectious Diseases – Dr. Fred A. Lopez
Objective: 1) Review the approach to selected primary care-associated infections, including urinary tract infections, pharyngitisand TB screening in a case-based format 

12:05 PM – 12:15 PM (ET) / 9:05 AM – 9:15 AM (PT) ~ BREAK 

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM (ET) / 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM (PT): 
MSK Imaging: What to Order, When, and Why – Dr. Mark H. Mirabelli
Objectives: 1) Consider imaging options for MSK problems 2) Determine when advanced radiographic imaging is indicated 3) Order imaging in a timely and cost-effective way 

1:15 PM – 1:20 PM (ET) / 10:15 AM – 10:20 AM (PT) ~ BREAK 

1:20 PM – 2:20 PM (ET) / 10:20 AM – 11:20 AM (PT): 
MSK Injections – Dr. Mark H. Mirabelli 
Objectives: 1) Discuss indications, contraindications, supplies, and setup for common MSK injections 2) Review relevant anatomy for common injections and injection techniques 

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 6, 2020

Online Live Stream

Webinar

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

10:00 AM - 2:20 PM ET (7:00 AM - 11:20 AM PT)

Nov 7, 2020

Online Live Stream

Webinar

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

10:00 AM - 2:20 PM ET (7:00 AM - 11:20 AM PT)

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 8 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 8 (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 has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 8 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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