2016 - Hot Topics in Primary Care

Jun 26, 2016 ‐ Jun 29, 2016


Total CE Credits:

21.50 - Physician
21.50 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
21.50 - CA RN/CA BRN
6.50 - Pharmacology


Designed for NPs, MDs, PAs, and RNs, this online conference addresses daily challenges faced by practitioners in primary care settings, including health promotion and disease prevention, effective use of diagnostic tests and evidence-based medical interventions, and interprofessional management of chronic disease.




Program Manager: Adriana LeBer, MAOM

The Program Manager has nothing to disclose

Standard: $259.00

Sessions

New Drug Update 2016: What's Hot and What's Not (Rx = 1 hr.)

Jun 27, 2016 8:00am ‐ Jun 27, 2016 9:00am
Expiration Date: Jul 15, 2019

Identification: MON800

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify 10 – 20 new medications
  • Discuss the use, side effects, drug-drug interactions, and benefits of each of the medications
  • Discuss updates related to labeling, indications, risks associated with various medications

Speaker(s):
Standard: $18.00

Smoking Joints: Cool Tips on Managing Gout and Arthritis (Rx = .25 hr.)

Jun 27, 2016 9:00am ‐ Jun 27, 2016 9:45am
Expiration Date: Jul 15, 2019

Identification: MON900

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Know the consequences of gout, including joint damage, and increased risk of VCD and CKD
  • Diagnose gout clinically and establish patient goals of treatment
  • Describe the management strategies in treating gout and hyperuricemia

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

The Fat Attack: Effectively Managing the Disease of Obesity (Rx = .25 hr.)

Jun 27, 2016 10:15am ‐ Jun 27, 2016 11:15am
Expiration Date: Jul 15, 2019

Identification: MON1015

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • List at least 5 major epidemiologic factors influencing the rise of obesity in this country
  • Describe various interconnections between fat, gut & brain in relation to appetite, calorie utilization and mood
  • Relate the physiologic impact of various weight loss intervention & prevention strategies as well as way to reduce weight regain

Speaker(s):
Standard: $18.00

Asthma and COPD: Managing These Challenging Conditions (Rx = .5 hr.)

Jun 27, 2016 11:15am ‐ Jun 27, 2016 12:00pm
Expiration Date: Jul 15, 2019

Identification: MON1115

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify statistics regarding asthma and COPD.
  • Discuss the signs and symptoms of asthma and COPD.
  • Discuss treatment options for the above conditions.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

What You NEED to Know About CKD and AKI (Rx = .25 hr.) - Q&D (Rx = .25 hr.) - Faculty Panel

Jun 27, 2016 12:00pm ‐ Jun 27, 2016 1:15pm
Expiration Date: Jul 15, 2019

Identification: MON1200

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define AKI and CKD along with identification of risk factors for progression of disease.
  • Discuss the incidence of AKI and CKD.
  • Highlight the missed chances for the outpatient practitioner to intercede in kidney disease.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $21.00

Renal Medication Dosing: The Good, The Bad, and The Iatrogenic (Rx = 1 hr.)

Jun 28, 2016 8:00am ‐ Jun 28, 2016 9:00am
Expiration Date: Jul 15, 2019

Identification: CCS11

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • By CKD stage review common medications taken by CKD patients.
  • By CKD stage, review common dosing errors and the pathological rationale for medication selection.
  • Using patient examples, discuss medication dosing errors that are commonly found for the CKD patient.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $18.00

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Getting Serious About a Multi-Systemic Disease (Rx =.25 hr.)

Jun 28, 2016 8:00am ‐ Jun 28, 2016 9:00am
Expiration Date: Jul 15, 2019

Identification: CCS12

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the diagnostic criteria of chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Discuss the current understanding of the causes and manifestations of CFS
  • Present to the patient realistic goals of management


Speaker(s):
Standard: $18.00

Managing Gut Grief: GERD, Gastritis and Gastroparesis (Rx = .25 hr.)

Jun 28, 2016 9:15am ‐ Jun 28, 2016 10:15am
Expiration Date: Jul 15, 2019

Identification: CCS22

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Know the current evaluation and treatment of gastroparesis.
  • Know the important side effects of proton pump inhibitors.
  • Describe the changing paradigm of approaching Barretts associated with dysplasia.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $18.00

Sweet Dreams: Essential Tips for Managing Sleep Disorders (Rx = .5 hr.)

Jun 28, 2016 10:45am ‐ Jun 28, 2016 11:45am
Expiration Date: Jul 15, 2019

Identification: CCS31

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe normal sleep and sleep physiology
  • Get a better understanding of sleep disorders and their causes
  • Have an alorythmic approach to diagnosing the specific sleep disorders and treating them

Speaker(s):
Standard: $18.00

What's Eating You? A Clinician's Primer on Food Facts and Fantasies (Rx = .25 hr.)

Jun 28, 2016 10:45am ‐ Jun 28, 2016 11:45am
Expiration Date: Jul 15, 2019

Identification: CCS32

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Critically valuate claims related to the health benefits of selected foods and nutritional products
  • Develop dietary interventions to positively address glycemic intolerance, excess weight, dyslipidemia, IBS, and cancer
  • Effectively utilize food diaries to assess patient's nutritional needs

Speaker(s):
Standard: $18.00
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