LIVE STREAM ONLINE CME – Primary Care Update: COVID-19, Emergency Medicine, Office Orthopedics and Pain Management

Aug 21, 2020 – Aug 23, 2020

Online Live Stream - CME

Primary Care Update: Emergency Medicine, Office Orthopedics and Pain Management

This online live stream CME activity has been approved and is acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Attendees can select their level of participation between 4 CME hours (Day 1, 2, or 3 Single Day Pass), 8 CME hours (2-Single Day Passes), or 12 CME hours (Full Event Pass).

This online live stream is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Emergency Medicine, Office Orthopedics and Pain Management, 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 Emergency Medicine, Office Orthopedics 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.

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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Overview & Agenda

Primary Care Update

Overview
This online live stream is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Emergency Medicine, Office Orthopedics and Pain Management, 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 Emergency Medicine, Office Orthopedics 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 regarding COVID 19, Emergency Medicine, Office Orthopedics and Pain Management 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.

Mihir M. Kamdar, MD – Associate Director, Departments of Palliative Care & Anesthesia Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Director, Departments of Palliative Care & Anesthesia Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Pain Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Staff Faculty, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, CIC – Director of Sports Medicine, Rush-Copley Family Medicine Residency, Chicago, IL. Medical Director, Rush-Copley Sports Medicine, Rush Copley Medical Group, Chicago, IL. Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL. Team Physician, Plano and Sandwich High Schools.

Michael Winters, MD, MBA, FACEP, FAAEM – Professor, Emergency Medicine and Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Vice Chair, Clinical and Administrative Affairs, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

Agenda and Topics

Friday, August 21
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (EDT) / 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM (PDT): Concussion Update Dr. Deepak Patel
Objectives: 1) Recall the etiology, pathophysiology, and signs and symptoms of concussion 2) Utilize concussion assessment tools to assess and manage concussion 3) Determine medical clearance and return to learn and play recommendations 4) Consider when and how to interpret neuropsychological testing 5) Define second impact syndrome and its complications/significance

11:00 AM – 11:05 AM (EDT) / 8:00 AM – 8:05 AM (PDT) ~ BREAK

11:05 AM – 12:05 PM (EDT) / 8:05 AM – 9:05 AM (PDT): Knee Pain Evaluation and Management Dr. Deepak Patel
Objectives: 1) Identify key history elements to diagnosis etiology of knee pain 2) Select the most accurate examination tests for evaluation of knee pain 3) Counsel patients on the most effective and evidence-based treatment for knee pain

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

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM (EDT) / 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM (PDT): Pearls & Pitfalls in Evaluating Primary Care Patients with Chest Pain Dr. Michael Winters
Objectives: 1) Discuss the pearls and pitfalls in diagnosis and management of acute pericarditis. 2) List the clinical signs and symptoms that truly increase the probability for acute coronary syndrome. 3) Discuss the pearls and pitfalls in diagnosis of patients with acute esophageal perforation.

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

1:20 PM – 2:20 PM (EDT) / 10:20 AM – 11:20 AM (PDT): Current Updates & Controversies in COVID-19 Dr. Michael Winters
Objectives: 1) Describe the clinical presentation of patients with COVID-19 2) Identify the complications of COVID-19 3) Discuss the current management of patients with COVID-19

Saturday, August 22
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (EDT) / 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM (PDT): Modern Management of Anaphylaxis & AngioedemaDr. Michael Winters
Objectives: 1) Discuss the current, evidence-based management of patients with ACE-inhibitor induced angioedema 2) State the indications for, and appropriate dosing of, epinephrine in anaphylaxis. 3) Discuss the use of antihistamines and corticosteroids in the treatment of patients with anaphylaxis.

11:00 AM – 11:05 AM (EDT) / 8:00 AM – 8:05 AM (PDT) ~ BREAK

11:05 AM – 12:05 PM (EDT) / 8:05 AM – 9:05 AM (PDT): Clinical Pearls from the Recent Literature Dr. Michael Winters
Objectives: 1) List pearls from the recent emergency medicine literature that pertain to common conditions encountered by the primary care physician. 2) Discuss the incorporation of recent evidence into the diagnosis and management of select primary care patients.

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

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM (EDT) / 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM (PDT): Non-Opioid Pharmacologic Management of Chronic Pain Dr. Mihir Kamdar
Objectives: 1) Understand the neurobiology of chronic pain and how this relates to pharmacologic targets 2) Develop a data-driven and practical understanding of dosing, benefits, and side effects of common non-opioid pharmacologic agents 3) Become versed in pharmacologic algorithms for treating common pain syndromes such as acute back pain, fibromyalgia, and neuropathic pain

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

1:20 PM – 2:20 PM (EDT) / 10:20 AM – 11:20 AM (PDT): Opioids for Chronic and Cancer Pain: Rationale Prescribing Dr. Mihir Kamdar
Objectives: 1) Become comfortable with practical aspects of chronic opioid therapy including opioid selection, rotation, and side effect management 2) Appreciate the nuances for titration for different pain syndromes 3) Learn clinical pearls and strategies for managing chronic opioid therapy as safely as possible Discuss the use of opioids for cancer pain and how the approach differs from chronic non-cancer pain

Sunday, August 23
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (EDT) / 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM (PDT): Managing Pain in Geriatrics Patients Dr. Mihir Kamdar
Objectives: 1) Appreciate the nuances to assessment of pain in the elderly 2) Understand the pharmacologic challenges in managing elderly patients 3) Be able to better find the balance between pain control and iatrogenesis in the elderly population

11:00 AM – 11:05 AM (EDT) / 8:00 AM – 8:05 AM (PDT) ~ BREAK

11:05 AM – 12:05 PM (EDT) / 8:05 AM – 9:05 AM (PDT): Challenging Pain Scenarios: An Interactive Case-Based Discussion Dr. Mihir Kamdar
This interactive session will real-life challenging cases from the audience to: 1) Develop a frame to systematically break down and analyze complex pain scenarios 2) Utilize the audience’s collective mind to develop practical strategies to address the various clinical complexities of the cases 3) Become more comfortable and empowered to handle such cases upon return to the participant’s clinical practice

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

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM (EDT) / 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM (PDT): Shoulder Pain Evaluation and Management Dr. Deepak Patel
Objectives: 1) Identify key history elements to diagnosis etiology of shoulder pain 2) Select the most accurate examination tests for evaluation of shoulder pain 3) Counsel patients on the most effective and evidence-based treatment for shoulder pain

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

1:20 PM – 2:20 PM (EDT) / 10:20 AM – 11:20 AM (PDT): Exercise Rx, What and For Whom? Dr. Deepak Patel
Objectives: 1) Distinguish health benefits that can be attained from regular physical activity 2) Prepare effective exercise prescriptions using the FITT-PRO 3) Address barriers to implementation that may exist for some patients.

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

August 21, 2020

Online Live Stream

Webinar - Day 1

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

10:00AM-2:20PM EDT (7:00AM -11:20 AM PDT)

August 22, 2020

Online Live Stream

Webinar - Day 2

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

10:00AM-2:20PM EDT (7:00AM -11:20 AM PDT)

August 23, 2020

Online Live Stream

Webinar - Day 3

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

10:00AM-2:20PM EDT (7:00AM -11:20 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 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 has been reviewed and is 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.

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Not applicable to online live stream CME.

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Not applicable to online live stream CME.

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