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CME : 12 | Credit Hour : 12 | MOC : 12

19th Annual Primary Care Focus Symposium

Jul 23 12:00 PM - Jul 25 12:05 PM, 2021   |   Naples, Florida  United States Of America
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19th Annual Primary Care Focus Symposium is organized Baptist Health South Florida and will be held from Jul 23 - 25, 2021 at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, Naples, Florida, United States of America.

Who Should Attend:
Family Physicians, General Internists, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists, All other interested healthcare practitioners.

Accreditation:
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 12 credit hours by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatric Medicine, Psychology and the Florida Council of Physician Assistants. 5 credits for the Friday session (CE Broker #); 4 credits for the Saturday session (CE Broker #) and 3 credits for the Sunday session (CE Broker #).

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

NOTE: Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points will be automatically reported to the ABIM. Submissions are recorded in approximately 48 hours. You will receive an email when your credits have been processed.

Description:
The primary care practitioner has the special and important responsibility to diagnose and manage patients with every category of ailment, injury and disease. This symposium will provide practical, evidence-based strategies to strengthen healthcare competencies. The expert faculty will explain recent advances in diagnosis, management and treatment and address compelling issues as they relate in the primary care setting. There will be ample opportunity for Q&A with the faculty during the panel discussion.

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this conference, participants should be better able to:
• Appropriately prescribe newer pharmacologic agents that reduce cardiovascular risk.
• Identify risk factors for and manage patients with atrial fibrillation.
• Diagnose and treat disorders of the hip and knee and recognize when to refer for specialized care.
• Apply the most effective measures to reduce hospital readmission.
• Implement evidence-based pharmacologic interventions to reduce decline in lung function in patients with COPD.
• Appropriately evaluate and manage common benign breast conditions.
• Recognize early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease to aid in early diagnosis.
• Prescribe evidence-based treatments to reduce the progression of renal dysfunction in patients with chronic kidney disease.
• Perform a comprehensive well woman preventive visit.
• Evaluate, diagnose and treat common disorders of female sexual function.
• Implement evidence-based approaches for diagnosing and treating osteoporosis.
• Recognize antimicrobial stewardship challenges and solutions in the primary care setting.
• Describe the effects of climate change on health.
• Diagnose and treat common anxiety disorders.
• Identify patients who could benefit from palliative care

 

Speaking

Agueda Hernandez
Agueda Hernandez

Family Medicine

Timothy P. Gauthier
Timothy P. Gauthier

Clinical Pharmacology

Attending

Sifora
Sifora

Family Medicine

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Sifora
Sifora

Family Medicine

Jayesh Mevada
Jayesh Mevada

Adult Medicine

Cristin Lott
Cristin Lott

Adult Medicine

Registration Desk

Contact No. : 786-596-8612
Email:
juliez@baptisthealth.net

Conference Fee Details

Conference Fee : NA
Early Fee : NA
Early Fee Last date : NA

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Venue Address

The Ritz-Carlton Naples
280 Vanderbilt Beach Rd
Naples, Florida, United States Of America

Official Hotel

The Ritz-Carlton, Naples,

280 Vanderbilt Beach Rd.,,

Naples, Florida, United States of America 34108,

+1 (239) 598-3300

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