2017 Hot Topics in Primary Care


Total CE Credit:

29.25 Physician

29.25 RN/NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)

29.25 CA RN/CA BRN

7.25 Pharmacology

Healthcare professionals interested in learning about the challenges and evidence-based medical interventions available to primary care practitioners will benefit from this 8th annual Hot Topics in Primary Care conference. Recorded from San Diego, key topics include hypertension, diabetes, liver disease, dermatologic conditions, infectious disease, immunization, cancer and thyroid diseases.

Program Manager: Adriana LeBer, MAOM

Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose

Recorded: 7/26/2017 - 7/29/2017

Standard: $349.00

Sessions

Atrial Fibrillation: From Symptoms to Escalating Management Options (Rx = .25 hr.)

Expiration Date: Aug 11, 2020

Identification: PCA900

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the pathophysiology and multiple etiologies of atrial fibrillation
  • Develop a systematic approach in assessing stroke risk associated with atrial fibrillation
  • Review pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic management strategies for atrial fibrillation in primary care setting

Speaker(s):
Standard: $18.00

Safe and Effective Anticoagulation Therapy (Rx = .5 hr.) - Q&D (Rx = .25 hr.) - Faculty Panel

Expiration Date: Aug 11, 2020

Identification: PCA1115

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the key differences between the various oral anticoagulant drug classes
  • Determine appropriate indications for anticoagulation therapy for patients in primary care
  • Discuss strategies for minimizing bleeding complications with oral anticoagulant agents

Speaker(s):
Standard: $21.00

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) (Rx = .25 hr.)

Expiration Date: Aug 11, 2020

Identification: PCB115

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the incidence, prevalence and pathophysiology of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Select appropriate screening tools for diagnosis of BPH and medical management
  • Identify which BPH patients are appropriate for referral to a Urologist

Speaker(s):
Standard: $18.00

Prostate Cancer: Guidelines for Diagnosis and Treatment (Rx = .5 hr.)

Expiration Date: Aug 11, 2020

Identification: PCB215

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the incidence and mortality risk of prostate cancer
  • Discuss the guidelines and decision making process for active surveillance
  • Describe the differences in outcomes comparing radical prostatectomy to radiation as treatment options for prostate cancer

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • Timothy Wilson, MD:

    Disclosures:

    Intuitive Surgical
    Speaker, Consultant
Standard: $18.00

Underlying Physical and Psychological Conditions of Patients Suffering from Erectile Dysfunction (Rx = .25 hr.)

Expiration Date: Aug 11, 2020

Identification: PCB330

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the definition, incidence and prevalence of Erectile Dysfunction
  • Identify the common causes of Erectile Dysfunction
  • Identify which patients with Erectile Dysfunction to refer to a Urologist

Speaker(s):
Standard: $18.00

Testosterone Replacement Therapy to Manage Hormone Levels and Help Alleviate the Hypogonadism Symptoms (Rx = .5 hr.) - Q&D (Rx = .25 hr.) - Faculty Panel

Expiration Date: Aug 11, 2020

Identification: PCB430

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the incidence and etiology of hypogonadism in adult men.
  • Discuss the necessary clinical testing and evaluation for hypogonadism in adult men.
  • Describe the options for treatment of hypogonadism in adult men.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • Timothy Wilson, MD:

    Disclosures:

    Intuitive Surgical
    Speaker, Consultant
Standard: $21.00

Fatty Liver Disease: From Steatosis to Cirrhosis (Rx = .5 hr.)

Expiration Date: Aug 11, 2020

Identification: THU800

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the incidence of and risk factors for fatty liver disease
  • Describe the comorbidities and spectrum of fatty liver disease
  • Review options for management of patients with confirmed or suspected fatty liver disease

Speaker(s):
Standard: $18.00

#12 Updates in Infectious Disease (Rx = .5 hr.)

Expiration Date: Aug 11, 2020

Identification: CCS12

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review screening and diagnosis of common infectious diseases seen in primary care.
  • Discuss the management of common infectious diseases seen in primary care.
  • List recommended prevention strategies for common infectious diseases seen in primary care.

Speaker(s): Disclosures
  • Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, MPH, ANP-BC, AAHIVS, FAANP:

    Disclosures:

    Speakers Bureau Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Standard: $18.00

#21 Oncology Update: Advances and Controversies (Rx = .25 hr.)

Expiration Date: Aug 11, 2020

Identification: CCS21

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe potential causes of cancer
  • Learn about new tests for the detection of cancer
  • Review novel treatments that are being used

Speaker(s):
Standard: $18.00

#22 Hot Topics in Genetics: Testing, CRISPR, and Beyond (Rx = .25 hr.)

Expiration Date: Aug 11, 2020

Identification: CCS22

Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss direct to consumer and clinical genetic testing and implications
  • Discuss CRISPR and synthetic genomics
  • Discuss telomeres and implications

Speaker(s):
Standard: $18.00
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