LIVE STREAM ONLINE CME: Primary Care Update: COVID-19, Dermatology, Office Orthopedics, and Sports Medicine

May 23, 2020 – May 25, 2020

Online Live Stream - CME

Primary Care Update: COVID-19, Dermatology, Office Orthopedics, and Sports Medicine

This online live stream CME activity will be acceptable for up to 13 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Attendees can select their level of participation between 5 CME hours (Day 1 Single Day Pass), 4 CME hours (Day 2 or 3 Single Day Pass), 8 – 9 CME hours (2-Single Day Passes), or 13 CME hours (Full Event Pass).

This online live stream CME is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues with COVID-19 and in Dermatology, Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The online learning format will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, quality of content, opportunity for Q&A, interactive audience participation, and nationally recognized speakers. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates with COVID-19 and in  Dermatology, Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, 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. 

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Overview & Agenda

Primary Care Update: Dermatology, Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Overview
This online live stream CME is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues with COVID-19 and in Dermatology, Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for Primary Care, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The online learning format will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, quality of content, opportunity for Q&A, interactive audience participation, and nationally recognized speakers. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates with COVID-19 and in  Dermatology, Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, 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 about COVID-19, Dermatology, Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.

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.

  • Erin Amerson, MD – Medical Director, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Dermatology Clinic, San Francisco, CA. Associate Professor, Dermatology, University of California San Francisco, CA.
  • Cindy J. Chang, MD, FAMSSM, FACSM – Clinical Professor, Primary Care Sports Medicine, Departments of Orthopaedics and Family Medicine & Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA. Co-Director, UCSF-Benioff Children’s Hospital Sports Concussion Program, Oakland, CA. Former Head Team Physician, University of California Berkeley (1995-2008), Berkeley, CA. Chief Medical Officer, TeamUSA, 2008 Beijing Paralympics and 2012 London Olympics. Former President, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), Leawood, KS. Board of Trustees, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Indianapolis, IN.
  • Theophilos (Phil) E. Yphantides, M.D. – Medical Director, Department of Urgent Care, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group, San Diego, CA. Board of Directors, North County Health Services Community Clinics, San Diego, CA.

Program Schedule, Topics, and Objectives:

Saturday, May 23­­­­­­­­­­­­­, 2020:
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM: Back to Basics: The Diagnosis and Management of Low Back Pain – Dr. Cindy J. Chang – Objectives: 1) Describe the basic anatomy of the lumbar region 2) Assess low back pain with a systematic history and physical exam 3) Develop treatment plans for the most common causes of low back pain 4) Identify indications on when to refer low back pain for subspecialty care
8:30 AM – 8:35 AM ~ BREAK
8:35 AM – 9:35 AM: An Algorithmic Approach to the Patient with a Rash Dr. Erin Amerson – Objectives: 1) Discuss how to approach a patient with a rash 2) Review morphologic terminology 3) Understand how to use morphology to build a differential diagnosis and work-up for a rash
9:35 AM – 9:45 AM ~ BREAK
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Skin Infections Dr. Erin Amerson – Objectives: 1) Review morphology and diagnosis of common viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic skin infections 2) Discuss management strategies for common infections — tinea, herpes, staph and others 3) Update on COVID-19 related skin issues
10:45 AM – 10:50 AM ~ BREAK
10:50 AM – 11:50 AM: Acne, Hyperhidrosis, and Disorders of Pigmentation Dr. Erin Amerson – Objectives: 1) Review strategies for treating mild, moderate, and severe acne in teens and adults 2) Recognize and manage hidradenitis suppurativa, hyperhidrosis, and common problems of irregular pigmentation
11:50 AM – 11:55 AM ~ BREAK
11:55 AM – 12:55 PM: What You Need to Know and How to Help in this COVID-19 Pandemic – Dr. Phil E. Yphantides – Objectives: 1) Understand how to safely screen and provide outpatient care to COVID-19 infected patients 2) Understand how to partner with your local Public Health system and ensure adherence to local directives.

Sunday, May 24­­­­­­­­­­­­­, 2020:
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM: Eczema and Psoriasis Dr. Erin Amerson – Objectives: 1) Recognize classic eczema and psoriasis morphology, as well as, more unusual presentations 2) Differentiate atopic dermatitis from other eczema subtypes 3) Review basic management for flares, maintenance, and the therapeutic ladder for difficult cases 4) Understand risk of comorbidities and when to refer to dermatology
8:30 AM – 8:40 AM ~ BREAK
8:40 AM – 10:10 AM: The Evaluation and Care of Common Knee Problems – Dr. Cindy J. Chang – Objectives: 1) Describe the basic anatomy and function of the knee joint 2) Explain the associated physical exam findings for common knee problems 3) Develop treatment plans for common knee problems 4) Identify indications on when to refer knee problems for subspecialty care
10:10 AM – 10:20 AM ~ BREAK
10:20 AM – 11:50 AM: The Evaluation and Care of Common Shoulder Problems – Dr. Cindy J. Chang – Objectives: 1) Describe the basic anatomy and function of the shoulder joint 2) Explain the associated physical exam findings for common shoulder problems 3) Develop treatment plans for common shoulder problems 4) Identify indications on when to refer shoulder problems for subspecialty care

Monday, May 25­­­­­­­­­­­­­, 2020:
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM: Practical Tips on the Evaluation and Management of Concussions – Dr. Cindy J. Chang – Objectives: 1) Recall the etiology, pathophysiology, and signs and symptoms of concussion 2) Identify risk factors that help prognosticate a greater risk of concussion symptoms lasting greater than one month 3) Utilize concussion assessment tools to assess and manage concussion 4) Determine return to learn/work and return to play recommendations
8:30 AM – 8:35 AM ~ BREAK
8:35 AM – 9:35 AM: Evaluation and Care of Common Ankle and Foot Problems – Dr. Cindy J. Chang – Objectives: 1) Review ankle and foot anatomy — function and exam 2) Diagnose common ankle and foot problems — overuse, degenerative, and traumatic 3) Describe common treatments for these problems
9:35 AM – 9:45 AM ~ BREAK
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM: Benign and Malignant Skin Lesions: Practical Tips for Primary Care Dr. Erin Amerson – Objectives: 1) Review clinical presentations of common benign and malignant skin lesions 2) Discuss risk factors for skin cancer and when to refer patients to dermatology for skin checks 3) Understand basic medical and surgical techniques for diagnosis and treatment 4) Updates on sunscreen and vitamin D
10:45 AM – 10:50 AM ~ BREAK
10:50 AM – 11:50 AM: Hair and Nails Dr. Erin Amerson – Objectives: 1) Review common and uncommon causes of hair loss 2) Discuss how to approach and work up patients complaining of hair loss 3) Review common nail problems and nail signs of systemic disease

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

May 23, 2020

Online CME

Live Stream - Day 1

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

7:30 AM - 12:55 AM PST

May 24, 2020

Online CME

Live Stream - Day 2

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM PST

May 25, 2020

Online CME

Live Stream - Day 3

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM PST

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.

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 has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 13 CE credits; please verify with your Medical Board which hours may be applied toward Pharmacy credit.

Hotel Accommodations

Not applicable to online live stream CME.

Additional Travel Information

Not applicable to online live stream CME.

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