Pharmacology and Women’s Health for Primary Care

Dec 28, 2021 – Dec 30, 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 Pharmacology and Women’s Health 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: Dec 28-30, 2021
Daily Live Activity: 4:30 AM - 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM EDT
$ 599.00
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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

Pharmacology and Women’s Health 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 Pharmacology and Women’s Health, 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 Pharmacology and Women’s Health 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 Pharmacology and Women’s Health.

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

Tuesday, December 28

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes
Objectives: 1) Review the basic pharmacology of diabetic treatments, including mechanism of action, precautions and contraindications, and side-effect profile 2) Review newer diabetes medications and its place in therapy 3) Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each pharmacologic therapy 4) Evaluate a patient’s blood glucose control and determine the need for insulin therapy

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Getting Your Patient’s A1C to Goal
Objectives: 1) Discuss differences in diabetes management for older adults 2) Discuss the approach in selecting the most optimal diabetes treatment based on patient specific parameters 3) Apply clinical practice guidelines for diabetes management

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
STD Update
Objectives: 1) Update on GC/CT rates in the US 2) Discuss the effects of COVID on STI rates 3) Why are they increasing 4) New STI treatment guidelines from the CDC 5) Who should be screened for syphilis and how 6) New HIV screening test

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Transgender 101
Objectives: 1) Concepts to understand 2) Terminology in use today 3) How to use correct pronouns when interacting with gender variant individuals 4) The components of gender transition 5) Clinical guidelines that guide treatment 6) General health care for gender variant individuals 7) Making your health care setting more inclusive

Wednesday, December 29

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Menopausal HRT: Is it Hot in Here or is it Me?
Objectives: 1) Menopause definition and diagnosis 2) MHT indications and contraindications 3) Managing menopause without medications 4) Women’s Health Initiative Study – it’s impact and subsequent interpretation 5) MHT options 6) Bio-identicals and non-hormonal medications 7) MHT decisions in special circumstances like premature menopause, perimenopause, and breast cancer survivors

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Cervical Cancer Screening and the ‘Wrongful Pap’
Objectives: 1) When to start doing cervical cancer screening and when to stop 2) ASCCP Guidelines for cervical cancer screening and management 3) Primary HPV screening 4) Screening in immunocompromised individuals 5) HPV vaccination 6) The Wrongful Pap

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK  

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Treatment Options for Hypertension
Objectives: 1) Review the basic pharmacology and pharmacotherapeutics of antihypertensives, including mechanism of action, precautions and contraindications, and side-effect profile 2) Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each class of medication 3) Discuss the approach in selecting the most optimal antihypertensive treatment based on patient specific parameters 4) Apply clinical practice guidelines for hypertension management 5) Discuss the management of refractory and resistant hypertension

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Treatment Options for Anxiety
Objectives: 1) Review the basic pharmacology of anxiolytics, including mechanism of action, precautions and contraindications, and side-effect profile 2) Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each pharmacologic therapy

Thursday, December 30

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM:
Treatment Options for Depression
Objectives: 1) Review the basic pharmacology of antidepressants, including mechanism of action, precautions and contraindications, and side-effect profile 2) Review newer antidepressants and its place in therapy 3) Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each pharmacologic therapy

8:30 AM – 8:35 AM: BREAK

8:35 AM – 9:35 AM:
Selecting the Most Optimal Treatment Regimen for Your Patients with Depression
Objectives: 1) Outline the various treatment approaches in managing major depression 2) Discuss the approach in selecting the most optimal antidepressant based on patient specific parameters 3) Discuss differences in depression management for older adults 4) Apply clinical practice guidelines for depression management

9:35 AM – 9:45 AM: BREAK

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM:
Clinical Challenges with Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARC) Methods
Objectives: 1) Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive methods 2) Current length of effectiveness – extended use of LARC 3) IUDs for emergency contraception 4) Managing side-effects 5) Technical pearls for LARC insertions and/or removals 6) Managing IUD challenges like missing strings, stenotic cervical malposition, embedment, IUD fracture, et cetera 7) Managing implant challenges like bent and/or broken implant or deep implant 8) Which one is best for your patient with specific needs

10:45 AM – 10:50 AM: BREAK

10:50 AM – 11:50 AM:
Chief Complaint: ‘My periods are being weird’ — Abnormal uterine Bleeding and Amenorrhea
Objectives: 1) Creating a differential diagnosis 2) How the history can help you 3) How the physical exam can help you 4) Labs and imaging 5) Treatment options

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

December 28, 2021

Online Live Stream

Webinar - Day 1

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration through your MY MCE account.

4:30 AM - 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM EDT

December 29, 2021

Online Live Stream

Webinar - Day 2

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration through your MY MCE account.

4:30 AM - 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM EDT

December 30, 2021

Online Live Stream

Webinar - Day 3

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration through your MY MCE account.

4:30 AM - 8:50 AM PDT // 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM 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

The AAFP has reviewed Pharmacology and Women’s Health for Primary Care and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 12/28/2021 to 12/30/2021. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency – AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

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.

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.

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