Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, and Emergency Medicine is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Jul 20 - 27, 2019 at MS Symphony of the Seas, Miami, Florida, United States of America.
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
14 ACPE Credits
14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
14.0 Contact Hours
• Evaluation and management of Osteoarthritis.
○ Identify that osteoarthritis(OA) is most common form of arthritis and has an immense impact on lives in USA.
○ Describe various clinical manifestations of OA.
○ Select the various management options based upon the evidence based guidelines provided by various professional organization.
• Update on diagnosis and management of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
○ Elucidate the epidemiology of Rheumatoid Arthritis(RA).
○ Differentiate Inflammatory from non-inflammatory arthritis.
○ Recognize various clinical presentations of RA and its classification criteria.
○ Describe common agents used to treat and evidence based strategies in management of RA.
• Gout in 21st century: How far have we come?
○ Identify the recent updates in the evaluation and management of Gout.
○ Ascertain the role of uric acid in pathogenesis and management of Gout.
○ Distinguish the differing positions of American College of Rheumatology and American College of Physicians in management of Gout.
○ Describe therapeutic options for management of Gout and potential pitfalls.
• Osteoporosis: A Silent Killer; Current state of evaluation and management.
○ Identify the recent updates in the evaluation and management of Osteoporosis.
○ Describe the role of bone density testing in evaluation of Osteoporosis.
○ Discuss recent advances including a new therapeutic options on horizon for management of Osteoporosis.
• Inflammatory Low Back Pain: How to evaluate spondyloarthritides and manage them?
○ Differentiate clinical presentation and common features of mechanical back pain from inflammatory back pain.
○ Ascertain various clinical presentations and classification of Spondyloarthritides (SpA).
○ Discover the available therapeutic options and guidelines for management of axial and peripheral SpA.
• Connective Tissue Disease: What does it mean? How is it evaluated and when do I get rheumatology involved?
○ Conclude that a positive test for auto-antibodies does not mean a diagnosis of autoimmune diseases.
○ Describe common auto-antibodies and their association with underlying diseases.
○ Identify clinical presentations where testing for auto-antibodies and referral to rheumatology is appropriate.
• DMARDs and Biologics in management of rheumatic diseases: current state of understanding
○ Recognize the vast number of disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and biologic response modifiers (Biologics) used in management of rheumatic diseases.
○ Differentiate various pharmacological features of DMARDs and Biologics.
○ Summarize regulatory and financial issues with biologics and biosimilars.
• Pregnancy in autoimmune diseases: No reason to panic!!
○ Conclude that pregnancy in patients with autoimmune diseases is common and easily managed.
○ Identify common maternal and fetal complications that may complicate pregnancy in patients with autoimmune diseases.
• Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE/Lupus): An Overview
○ Identify various clinical presentations and classification of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE).
○ Describe the common agents and evidence based strategies in management of Lupus (SLE).
|Contact No. :||1-800-422-0711
|Registration Type||End Date||Price|
|Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Pharmacists, and Dentists Fee||19 Jul,2019||USD 895.00|
|Physician Assistants Fee||19 Jul,2019||USD 695.00|
|Nurses, Students and Others Fee||19 Jul,2019||USD 495.00|