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CME : 45.50
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Primary Care Internal Medicine is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from Oct 15 - 19, 2018 at Boston Marriott Cambridge, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is Internists, Family Physicians, Specialists with primary care responsibilities, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 45.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Designed for busy clinicians, this comprehensive Harvard Medical School CME program ensures that you are current with the most important clinical changes and innovations impacting primary care and prepared to integrate them into your practice. In one immersive experience, participants learn advances and improved approaches to:

• Cardiovascular disease
• Diseases of the colon
• Smoking cessation
• Obesity
• Hematologic disorders
• Cerebrovascular disease
• Asthma care
• Pain control
• Cholesterol management
• Hypertension
• Cognitive decline
• Liver disease
• Headaches of all types
• Osteoporosis
• Polyarthritis
• COPD
• Menopause management
• Anticoagulant use
• Kidney disease
• GERD
• Sleep disorders
• Depression and anxiety

All sessions are led by active clinical faculty - the top tier of clinical teachers from all of the Harvard Medical School teaching hospitals.

Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants attending this course can choose from dozens of knowledge-enhancing and skills-building workshops to customize a learning experience ideally suited to their practice needs. Sample workshop topics include:

• Pain management
• Preoperative evaluation
• Complex diabetes
• Medical marijuana
• Suturing techniques
• Otolaryngology
• Dermatology
• Ophthalmology
• Movement disorders
• Gynecology
• Allergies
• Atrial fibrillation
• Thyroid disorders
• Prostate conditions
• Joint examination skills
• Joint injection techniques
• Incontinence management
• Travel medicine

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
• Apply improved strategies in the outpatient care of the most common conditions: hypertension, diabetes, and hypercholesterolism
• Assess the clinical value of specific diagnostic tests used in general internal medicine and specialty practices, including test sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values
• Identify the disease-prevention and health-promotion goals of general internal medicine
• Recognize the side effects and interactions among medications prescribed by general internists and specialty physicians
• Develop a working understanding of the impact of biomodulators and on concurrent medical conditions and patient medications
• Discuss the expected results of therapies and summarize the current treatment strategies for common conditions in medical and nonmedical specialties, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurologic/neurovascular, endocrine, ophthalmic, orthopedic, immunologic, reproductive, dermatologic, gastrointestinal, hepatic, geriatric, psychiatric, metabolic, and sleep medicine
• Describe clinical strategies for optimal pain management, including opioid management and buprenorphine treatment
• Apply evidence-based palliative care strategies in clinical practice
• Develop new and innovative skills in clinical problem-solving strategies to achieve the best outcomes for the most challenging patients
• Understand the implications of MACRA for clinical practice and quality of care
• Appreciate and understand the potential patient harm from the unregulated supplement industry
• Design new strategies for patient interaction and shared decision-making in order to bring satisfaction to daily practice

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Lee Michael Kaplan
Lee Michael Kaplan

Gastroenterology

Nesli O. Basgoz
Nesli O. Basgoz

Infectious Disease

Gerald William Smetana
Gerald William Smetana

Internal Medicine and General Medicine

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Contact No. 617-384-8600
Email
CEPrograms@hms.harvard.edu

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Venue Address

Boston Marriott Cambridge
50 Broadway
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel,

50 Broadway,

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America 02142,

(617) 494-6600

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Advances in Family Medicine 19 Oct 01:00 PM 19 Oct 05:00 PM USD 150
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