Primary Care Update: Infectious Diseases, Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Sep 03, 2021 – Sep 05, 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: Infectious Diseases, Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine 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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Overview & Agenda

Primary Care Update: Infectious Diseases, Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine – 12 Credits 

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Infectious Diseases, Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, 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 Infectious Diseases, 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 issues in Infectious Diseases, 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 during a 20-minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

Infectious Diseases 

Community-Acquired Respiratory Infections in Adults with an Emphasis on Pneumonia
Objectives: 1) Recognize when to prescribe antibiotics for adults with respiratory infections 2) Become familiar with risk assessment and treatment algorithms for community-acquired pneumonia in adults 3) Become familiar with non-culture diagnostic tests for pneumonia and when to use them  

Infectious Gastroenteritis Syndromes and Foodborne Illnesses
Objectives: 1) Learn the epidemiology of gastroenteritis in adults 2) Learn the differential diagnosis, evaluation, and management of infectious diarrhea in adults 3) Be able to counsel patients about foodborne illnesses and how to prevent them 

Urinary Tract Infections
Objectives: 1) Learn to use diagnostic algorithms and diagnose different urinary tract infection syndromes 2) Become familiar with management guidelines for UTI and asymptomatic bacteriuria 3) Review evaluation and management of challenging UTI cases and UTI with community and healthcare-associated multidrugresistant organisms  

HIV Update for Primary Care Providers
Objectives: 1) Review the current epidemiology of HIV infection in the US 2) Review HIV prevention recommendations for PCPs, including pre-exposure prophylaxis 3) Understand HIV test results and their interpretation 4) Become familiar with antiretroviral therapy drugs and drug interactions relevant to the PCP 

Viral Hepatitis A-E with an Emphasis on C
Objectives: 1) Review acute and chronic viral hepatitis syndromes and when to screen for them 2) Be able to interpret laboratory testing for hepatitis B and hepatitis C 3) Review recent advances and challenges in treatment of chronic hepatitis B and C  

May I Run Something By You? Infectious Disease Curbsides and Images: A Case-Based Discussion
Objectives: 1) List common ID questions from PCPs that are not addressed by other topics 2) List endocarditis prophylaxis recommendations 3) Review diagnosis and treatment of latent TB infection 4) Demonstrate images of common and exotic ID conditions 

Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine 

Back to Basics: The Diagnosis and Management of Low Back Pain
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 

The Evaluation and Care of Common Shoulder Problems
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 

The Evaluation and Care of Common Knee Problems
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 

Practical Tips on the Evaluation and Management of Concussions
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  

Evaluation and Care of Common Ankle and Foot Problems
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 

Challenges in the Diagnosis of Upper Extremity Radicular Pain and Tingling
Objectives: 1) Describe the basic anatomy of the cervical spine and brachial plexus 2) Assess upper extremity pain and tingling with a systematic history and physical exam 3) Select physical examination and imaging tests to assist in establishing possible diagnoses, including thoracic outlet syndrome and cervical radiculopathy 4) Identify indications on when to refer these upper extremity symptoms for subspecialty care 

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

September 3, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 1

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

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

September 4, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 2

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

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

September 5, 2021

Online Live Stream

Conference - Day 3

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration.

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 Primary Care Update: Infectious Diseases, Office Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 09/03/2021 to 09/05/2021. 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.

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