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Internal Medicine: A Clinical Update is organized by American Medical Seminars (AMS) and will be held from Nov 05 - 09, 2018 at The Westin Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is all practitioners at the level of a practicing physician to provide an update in their practice strategies and abilities to diagnose, treat and improve patient care. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Course Description :
Following this course, the participant should be able to develop an approach to the patient with metabolic disorders to arrive at a cost-effective diagnosis; apply a treatment plan that considers lifestyles, medications and specialty referral or monitoring needs; identify patients likely to develop complications and determine the long-term needs as well as resource management. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in making an appropriate diagnosis and providing effective treatment and referral or follow-up care with the overall goal of improving patient outcomes.

The emphasis will be on aligning physician behavior with current guidelines and evidence-based medicine, as indicated within each topic’s specific objectives. Since Internal Medicine takes a lead role in medicine.

Specific Learning Objectives :

Day 1:
• Delirium in the Elderly – Current Concepts.
• Evaluation and Treatment of Dementia in Seniors.
• Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes.
• Treatment of Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes.

Day 2:
• Common Endocrine Disorders.
• Diabetes/Endocrine Cases.
• Sensible Prescribing Practices for the Elderly.
• Vitamin B-12 and Vitamin D in Seniors.

Day 3:
• A Practical Approach to Falls and Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly.
• Contemporary Issues in End of Life Care.
• Approach to the Management of Chest Pain.
• Practical Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of Heart Failure.

Day 4:
• Treatment of Primary Headache Syndromes.
• Hypertension: Recent Trials and Rational Therapy.
• Strategies to Address the Issue of Preventable Hospital Readmissions.
• Cardiac Issues in Peri-Operative Risk Assessment.

Day 5:
• Practical Approach to the Patient with Potential DVT.
• Practical Approach to the Patient with Hyperlipidemia.
• Rational Management of Depression in Primary Care.
• New Drugs for the Primary Care Physician: What You Need to Know.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.


Gerald William Smetana
Gerald William Smetana

Internal Medicine and General Medicine

Merri Lou Pendergrass
Merri Lou Pendergrass

Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes

David A. Horowitz
David A. Horowitz

Internal Medicine and General Medicine


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Venue Address

The Westin Sarasota
100 Marina View Drive
Sarasota, Florida, United States of America

Official Hotel

The Westin Sarasota,

100 Marina View Drive,

Sarasota, Florida, United States of America 34236,

+1 941-217-4777

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