Primary Care Update: Office Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Rheumatology

May 06, 2022 – May 08, 2022

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: Office Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Rheumatology 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.

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Overview & Agenda

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

Overview
This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Office Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Rheumatology, 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 Office Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Rheumatology 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 Office Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Rheumatology.

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

Friday, May 6

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

The Virtual Visit for Low Back and Hip Pain
Objectives: 1) Discuss those with back and hip pain who may be safely evaluated in a virtual setting 2) Describe the basic anatomy of the lumbar and pelvic region 3) Assess low back and hip pain with a systematic history 4) Implement a systematic physical exam of a patient’s back and hip in a video telehealth visit

Approach to the Patient with Rheumatic Disease
Objectives: 1) Demonstrate the importance of the history and physical exam, including patterns of joint involvement and extra-articular findings in evaluating patients with rheumatic diseases 2) Differentiate between inflammatory and structural joint diseases 3) Order and interpret serological studies in patients with rheumatic diseases, such as understanding their limitations 4) Utilize synovial fluid and radiological studies in the evaluation of patients with rheumatic diseases

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Objectives: 1) Demonstrate the role of genetics, environmental factors, immune cells, and proinflammatory cytokines in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis 2) Illustrate the clinical features and complications of rheumatoid arthritis 3) Prescribe treatment for patients with rheumatoid arthritis based on ACR guidelines, EULAR recommendations, and evidence-based medicine

Saturday, May 7

The Evaluation and Care of Common Shoulder Problems: Part 1
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 Shoulder Problems: Part 2
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

Crystal Arthritis
Objectives: 1) Distinguish the clinical presentations and manifestations of gout and associated medical comorbidities 2) Prescribe treatment for patients with gout according to the EULAR recommendations and ACR guidelines 3) Distinguish the clinical presentations, manifestations, and treatment of calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease (CPPD) and pseudogout

Osteoarthritis
Objectives: 1) Recognize the risk factors for developing osteoarthritis 2) Differentiate osteoarthritis (structural) from rheumatoid arthritis (inflammatory) and be able to differentiate primary from secondary osteoarthritis 3) Illustrate the clinical and radiographic signs of osteoarthritis 4) Employ treatment strategies for patients with osteoarthritis using evidence-based results from clinical trials and ACR/AF guidelines

Sunday, May 8

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Objectives: 1) Illustrate mechanisms involved in the etiopathogenesis in SLE, including genetic factors, environmental, and immunologic factors 2) Demonstrate the clinical features of SLE and utilize the classification criteria for SLE 3) Order and interpret laboratory tests useful in the diagnosis and monitoring of patients with SLE in accordance with ACR guidelines 4) Prescribe treatment for patients for SLE using evidence-based results from clinical trials and EULAR recommendations

Lyme Disease and Other Topics in Rheumatology
Objectives: 1) Apply CDC and Infectious Diseases Society of America Guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Lyme disease 2) Evaluate skin rashes as manifestations of systemic diseases 3) Prescribe appropriate therapy for patients with Paget’s disease of the bone using the guidelines of the Bone Research Society (United Kingdom)

Evaluation and Care of Common Knee Problems: Part 1
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

Evaluation and Care of Common Knee Problems: Part 2
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

Please 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, 2022

Online Live Stream

Webinar - Day 1

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration. Information and materials accessible through your online MCE account.

1:30 PM - 5:50 PM PDT // 4:30 PM - 8:50 PM EDT

May 7, 2022

Online Live Stream

Webinar - Day 2

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration. Information and materials accessible through your online MCE account.

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

May 8, 2022

Online Live Stream

Webinar - Day 3

Online live stream access information will be provided upon registration. Information and materials accessible through your online MCE account.

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

The AAFP has reviewed Primary Care Update: Office Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Rheumatology and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.00 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 05/06/2022 to 05/08/2022. 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 has been reviewed and is 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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