THIS IS NOT A CURRENTLY ACTIVE PROGRAM.
Pain Management & Endocrinology is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Sep 27 - Oct 04, 2020 at Royal Caribbean's Brilliance of the Seas, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists
• 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
• 14 ACPE Credits
• 14.0 Contact Hours
• 10 ¾ Hours of Pharmacology for NPs
The purpose of these lectures is to provide an overview of the management of common endocrinology problems utilizing new guidelines and medications to improve the care of patients seen in primary care settings. Areas covered include: thyroid disorders and the effectiveness of dietary, surgical and medical therapy for obesity.
New guidelines have been published by the American College of Cardiology for the management of lipid disorders and cases will be used to illustrate their effective use. Comfortable use of the diagnostic tests and medications for metabolic bone problems is another goal. An approach to the integration of new diabetes medications into primary care practice and the American Diabetes Association guideline changes for 2020 will be discussed to improve understanding of their utility in various types of patients particularly those with complications from diabetes. Advances in the diagnosis and management of common pituitary and adrenal disorders have recently changed with new guidelines from the Endocrine Society.
It is estimated that more than 100 million adults in the United States experience chronic pain and that over 20 million experience moderate to severe also known as "high impact" chronic pain. It is therefore not surprising that pain is the most common reason for a person to visit a health care provider. We will cover key timely topics in pain management focused and enabling the participant to become more comfortable with the assessment and treatment of various chronic pain conditions.
• Nutritional, Medical and Surgical Management of Obesity
○ Discuss the use of appropriate food plans and medications and selection of surgical procedures that will benefit particular patients
• Management of Thyroid Disease
○ Discuss populations that should be screened for thyroid disease
• Metabolic bone disease: When and How to Treat
○ Recognize when patients should start and stop bisphosphonate therapy.
• Using Insulin Effectively in the Treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
○ Design appropriate insulin therapy for various types of patients
• Selecting the Best Medications for Your Patient with Type 2 Diabetes
○ Discuss the place of various oral agents and new injectables in the management of Type 2 diabetes
• Management of Dyslipidemia: New Guidelines
○ Discuss new guidelines for the management lipid disorders
• Spotting adrenal and pituitary problems in your practice
○ Recognize primary and secondary adrenal insufficiency and prolactinomas
• Managing Headache Does Not Have to Be a Headache
○ Identify and treat common headache disorders
• Interventional Pain Management for the Non-Pain Specialist
○ Identify common interventional pain management treatments and recognize when a referral should be made for these
• Is it Ever Appropriate to Prescribe Opioids on a Long-Term Basis for Non-Cancer Pain?
○ Better understand the role of chronic opioid therapy for chronic non-cancer pain
• How Do I Taper My Patient from Opioid Therapy?
○ Institute a rational approach to tapering opioid therapy when appropriate
• Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain
○ Identify and treat common musculoskeletal conditions associated with chronic pain
• Established and Emerging Treatments for Neuropathic Pain
○ To identify common neuropathic pain conditions and institute treatment for these
• An Overview of Non-Opioid Pharmacotherapy for Acute and Chronic Pain
○ To identify common classes of non-opioid medications for chronic pain and to be able to utilize these for treatment
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
|Registration Type||Last Date||Price|
|Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Pharmacists, and Dentists Fee||26 Sep,2020||USD 895.00|
|Physician Assistants Fee||26 Sep,2020||USD 695.00|
|Nurse Practitioners Fee||26 Sep,2020||USD 695.00|
|Nurses, Students and Others Fee||26 Sep,2020||USD 495.00|
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