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Contact Hours : 14 | CME : 14 | Hours : 10 | MOC : 14

Topics in Primary Care and Endocrinology

Jan 29 12:00 AM - Feb 05 12:00 AM, 2020   |   Fort Lauderdale, Florida  United States of America
Organized by : Continuing Education, Inc.
Specialties : Primary Care   |   Endocrinology
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Topics in Primary Care and Endocrinology is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Jan 29 - Feb 05, 2020 at MS Veendam, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America.

Target Audience:
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists

Credits:
• 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 
• 10 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs 

Description:
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 2019 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 form the Endocrine Society. 

Topics:
• Primary Care Treatment of Essential Hypertension: A 2018 Update
○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to customize their treatment approach in the essential hypertension patient and maximize the percent of patients treated who reach goal blood pressure.
• Atrial Fibrillation: What the Primary Care Practitioner Needs to Know
○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to discuss the newest information regarding atrial fibrillation and describe the role of anti-arrhythmics in the management of the disease.
• Thromboembolic Disease in Primary Care: Focus on the New Anticoagulants
○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to discuss the role of the new oral anticoagulants and describe any relevant differences between the available agents.
• Asthma and COPD: New Recommendations and Treatment Options
○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to discuss the new recommendations for treatment of patients with asthma and COPD.
• Primary Care Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in the era of Increasing Bacterial resistance
○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to discuss the treatment options for UTI’s in the era of increasing antimicrobial resistance
• Antimicrobial Resistance: Implications for the Primary Care Provider
○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to describe the impact of antimicrobial resistance in both gram-negative and gram-positive infections and discuss treatment strategies for common infections
• Osteoporosis: Review of Guidelines and New Therapeutic Options
○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to describe the new National Osteoporosis Guidelines and how the recommendations will impact the treatment and prevention strategies in their patients with osteopenia or osteoporosis.
• Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Disease
○ Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Disease
• How to Choose the Proper Medication for Your Patient with Type 2 Diabetes
○ Describe the use of oral agents in patients with Type 2 diabetes
• Using Insulin Effectively in the Treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
○ Describe the use of insulin in various forms of diabetes
• New Developments in the Medical and Surgical Management of Obesity
○ Explain the use of food plans, exercise, medications and surgery in the management of obesity
• Management of Dyslipidemia: What is New
○ Discuss the diagnosis and management of dyslipidemia
• Common Adrenal and Pituitary Problems: How to Spot Them in your Practice
○ Discuss the most common adrenal and pituitary problems, diagnosis and therapy
• Metabolic bone disease:sorting out the causes to decide effective therapy
○ Describe the diagnosis and therapy of calcium disorders.
 
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Attending

ThankGod Akhigbe
ThankGod Akhigbe

Family Practice

Tracking

Christina Helms
Christina Helms

Primary Care

ThankGod Akhigbe
ThankGod Akhigbe

Family Practice

Jacob McAvoy
Jacob McAvoy

Family Medicine

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MS Veendam
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America

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