Geriatrics and Pharmacology for Primary Care

May 06, 2021 – May 08, 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 Pharmacology 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: May 6-8, 2021
Daily Live Activity: Thursday, May 6th: 2:00 PM - 6:20 PM PST // 5:00 PM - 9:20 PM PST Friday, May 7th: 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM PDT // 10:30 AM - 2:50 PM EDT Saturday, May 8th: 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM PDT // 10:30 AM - 2:50 PM EDT
$ 599.00
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Overview & Agenda

Geriatrics and Pharmacology 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 Pharmacology 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 Pharmacology 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 issues in Geriatrics and Pharmacology for Primary Care.

Topics and Objectives

Geriatrics 

What is Geropalliative Medicine and Why Should we Integrate it into all Specialties?|
Objectives: 1) Attendees should be able to define the term geropalliative medicine. 2) Define the changing paradigm in measuring patient outcomes 3) Name the 6 domains to evaluate geropalliative outcomes

Geriatric Frailty Syndrome
Objectives: 1) Attendees should be able to define frailty 2) Discuss how frailty changes the course of patient outcomes 3) Name 3 physiologic signs you could use to help decide that a patient may be frail.

Why Didn’t Someone Warn Us?
Objectives: 1) Name 3 geriatric syndromes we should all be evaluating in daily clinical practice.2) Discuss how to refine your prognostic abilities using clinical signs. 3) Define why you can warn patients and families of unintended outcomes and why the patient is at higher risk.

Delirium 1
Objectives: 1) Name 3 types of delirium 2) Discuss what hospital induced delirium tells you about the patient’s future risk 3) Define ACB score and why it is important

Evidence Based Medical Prognostication
Objectives: 1) Define the 3 types of prognostic information we share with patients 2) Discuss the importance of defining individual risk in decision making and program development 3) Define how community-based palliative and at-home program can use prognosis to define it’s patient population.

Delirium 2
Objectives: 1) Name 3 harms of putting an elderly person to bed 2) Name non-medication tools to prevent delirium 3) Name 3 things you can do by eliminating or adding medications to prevent delirium.

Pharmacology

Alphabet Soup, Part One- Decoding Lipid Guideline Updates
Objectives: 1) Summarize recommendations from clinical practice guidelines regarding lipid lowering 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

Alphabet Soup, Part Two- Ascent of the DOACs Direct-Acting Oral Anticoagulants
Objectives: 1) Discuss the role of DOACs in outpatient anticoagulation management 2) Differentiate between DOACs regarding indication, dosing, and safety 3) Select an appropriate DOAC based on patient-specific parameters

“First Comes Metformin, and Then Comes…?” Evaluating the Role of Oral Agents for Type 2 Diabetes
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

Newly Approved Injectable Products for Diabetes: Part One
Objectives: 1) Summarize recommendations from clinical practice guidelines regarding diabetes 2) Discuss clinical evidence and place in therapy for GLP-1 agonists and newly approved insulin products 3) Develop a therapeutic plan for a patient with diabetes

Newly Approved Injectable Products for Diabetes: Part Two
Objectives: 1) Summarize recommendations from clinical practice guidelines regarding diabetes 2) Discuss clinical evidence and place in therapy for newly approved insulin products 3) Develop a therapeutic plan for a patient with diabetes

COPD Update- New Products for Inhaled Therapy
Objectives: 1) Summarize recommendations from clinical practice guidelines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) 2) Discuss pharmacotherapy options for COPD 3) Understand proper inhaler technique for new inhaled therapies

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 6, 2021

Online Live Stream

Webinar - Day 1

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

2:00 PM - 6:20 PM PST // 5:00 PM - 9:20 PM PST

May 7, 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

May 8, 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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