Primary Care Update: Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Neurology

Aug 20, 2021 – Aug 22, 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 Primary Care Update: Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Neurology 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: Aug 20-22, 2021
Daily Live Activity: 7:30 AM - 11:50 AM PDT // 10:30 AM - 2:50 PM EDT
$ 599.00
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Overview & Agenda

Primary Care Update: Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Neurology – 12 Credits 

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Endocrinology, Gastroenterology and Neurology, 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 Endocrinology, Gastroenterology and Neurology 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 Endocrinology, Gastroenterology and Neurology.

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.

Endocrinology

How to Address the Most Common Questions in Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism
Objectives: 1) Identify the appropriate biochemical and imaging tests to order when thyroid dysfunction is suspected 2) Discuss the options for thyroid hormone replacement in hypothyroidism 3) Review the management of hyperthyroidism

How to Address the Most Common Questions in Osteoporosis
Objectives: 1) Interpret bone density scan results 2) Review the indications to begin pharmacologic therapy for bone loss 3) Discuss the potential risks of the medications used to manage osteopenia and osteoporosis

Type 2 Diabetes Update
Objectives: 1) Screening for and treatment of pre-diabetes 2) Selecting glycemic targets 3) Individualizing therapy using old and new drugs 4) What to do when Metformin is not enough 5) When and how to initiate insulin 

Osteoporosis
Objectives: 1) Defining osteoporosis and how to make the diagnosis 2) Who needs a DXA scan, and how to interpret a scan 3) Ruling out secondary causes of osteoporosis 4) Initiation of therapy 5) How long to treat and risks of longterm therapy 

Gastroenterology

Celiac Disease: What’s in a Name?
Objectives: 1) Raise awareness of which patients should be screened for celiac disease 2) Provide the tools necessary to differentiate between gluten disorders

Colon Cancer 2021 Update
Objectives: 1) Increase compliance with colon cancer screening in general population 2) Review available colon cancer screening tests and the latest guidelines

Constipation
Objective: 1) Educate the provider on the symptom-based approach in differentiating between irritable bowel syndrome, chronic constipation, and opioid-induced constipation and how to determine which therapy will work best

GERD and the Role of PPI Therapy
Objectives: 1) Address the epidemic of PPI use 2) Address the necessity and the safety of medications 3) Update the primary care providers on common conditions, which may have potential risks of malignancy

Neurology

Acute Stroke and TIA: Prevention and Intervention
Objectives: 1) Identify risk factors and apply prevention strategies 2) Apply the CHA2DS2-VASc Score to assess risk of stroke with atrial fibrillation and guide treatment plan 3) Determine use of: thrombolytics, aspirin, clopidogrel, dipyridamole, warfarin, novel anticoagulants, carotid endarterectomy, and stenting

Migraine and Chronic Daily Headache
Objectives: 1) Differentiate between the five sub-types of chronic daily headaches 2) Appraise the pathophysiology of headache and migraine 3) Develop a plan for appropriate medication for intractable headache 4) Effectively manage medication overuse for headaches in daily practice

An Approach to the Dizzy Patient
Objectives: 1) Detect common presentations of dizziness 2) Assess the pathophysiology of vertigo and nystagmus 3) Apply bedside techniques to distinguish dizziness subtypes and identify dangerous causes 4) Utilize potentially curative treatment for benign positional vertigo

Peripheral Neuropathy and Neuropathic Pain Management
Objectives: 1) Define the spectrum of neuropathic signs, symptoms, and causes 2) Develop an approach to bedside examination 3) Discuss the mechanism of neuropathic pain 4) Apply effective therapies

Program Schedule

Date

Location

Description

Time

August 20, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 1

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM PDT // 10:30 AM - 2:50 PM EDT

August 21, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - 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

August 22, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - 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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