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Primary Care and Emergency Medicine 2021

CME : 14 +2
Start Date :  Jan 09 - 2021 End Date :  Jan 16 - 2021

Location :  Miami, Florida United States of America

Organized by :   Continuing Education, Inc.

Specialities :   Emergency Medicine, Primary Care

Conference Summary


Primary Care and Emergency Medicine is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Jan 09 - 16, 2021 at Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, Miami, Florida, United States of America.

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

• 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
• 14 ACPE Credits
• 14.0 Contact Hours

Program Purpose:
The purpose of this CME activity is to review and discuss common general medical conditions and to provide guidelines for their management and prevention.

Topics have been chosen to benefit the family physician, general internist and Advance Practice Professionals in an ambulatory care setting

Emergency Medicine encompasses a wide variety of topics that usually need emergent intervention. During this CME course, we will discuss topics that are important to the specialty that have recently undergone a change in management. We will also discuss common topics with unusual presentations or commonly missed diagnosis. The topics covered in this series are also great topics for all physicians or advanced practice providers, regardless of specialty as they are commonly seen in all patient populations and great knowledge for all.

• Identifying and Managing Low Health Literacy
○ Understand which patient groups are at greatest risk for low health literacy
○ Appreciate the role that low health literacy plays on health outcomes
○ Review a simple intervention to identify the low health literacy patient
• Preoperative Assessment of Cardiac Risk in Non-Cardiac Surgery
○ To appreciate causes of preroperative cardiac events
○ To understand which patients require preoperative assessment
• Hypertension in African Americans
○ To understand the prevalence of hypertension in African Americans
○ To review social determinants of health which impact on effective treatment in this population
• Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Primer for Primary Care Clinicians
○ Review the role of the primary care clinician in the co-management of rheumatoid arthritis
○ Describe the role of disease-modifying drugs (DMARDs) on the clinical course of rheumatoid arthritis
• Physician Wellness and Resilience: Old Problem; New Urgency
○ To define physician wellness and the impact of physician stress on physicians and their patients
○ To describe new interventions to help physicians cope with wellness issues.
• Heart Disease in Women
○ Appreciate sex-related differences in symptoms of ischemia between men and women
○ Review non-traditional risk factors for CAD impacting women that deserve special attention
○ Discuss strategies to raise awareness and close the gaps to optmize treatment of heart disease in men and women
• Resistant Hypertension - Review of Case Studies to Enhance Understanding
○ Through the use of case studies review the epidemiology the clinical presentation and evidence-based approaches resistant hypertension (HTN)
○ Use current guidelines and algorithms to develop treatment plans for patients with HTN with an emphasis on resistant HTN
• Pain Management without Opioids
○ Identify non-narcotic medications to use for pain management
• Ride the C-O-O-l Wave: use of end-tidal CO2 in ED setting
○ Demonstrate the use of end-tidal CO2 in the ED setting
• Pediatric Fever
○ Evaluate the use of ancillary tests in pediatric fever
• Commonly missed x ray finding
○ Review common missed findings on x-rays
• Bronchiolitis: what do I do?
○ Discuss current management in patients with Bronchiolitis
• Laceration Tricks of the trade
○ Demonstrate the variety of laceration repairs available
• I hit my head: when should I order a Head CT?
○ Examine the proper use of Head CT in head injury

Credit Info

  • CME : 14
  • Contact Hours : 14
  • Credits : 14
Speaker (s)
2 Speakers
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Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas
7-Night Eastern Caribbean & Cococay Perfect Day Cruise
Miami, Florida, United States of America


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