Primary Care CME on the Big Island of Hawaii is organized by A-Cross Medicine Reviews. This onsite medical conference will be held from Mar 22 - 25, 2021 at The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, Hawaii, United States of America. (Mar 22 - 25, 2021)
This medical conference has been recommended with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and is jointly-provided with Tulane University Health Sciences Center. 11 total hours are available for the Big Island Hawaii course.
This CME activity is created to enhance the knowledge of an attendee's including competence in a variety of primary care topics. These include hypertension, lipid management, common ENT problems, ethical dilemmas, and current diabetes management. All topics presented will utilize evidence-based guidelines from the literature.
Statement of Need:
Common primary care issues are being updated continually by specialty and government agencies. It is difficult for the primary care physician to stay abreast of all the current new guidelines and recommendations. Physicians and other medical providers are in need of streamlined strategies to common primary care issues.
The overall goals of the conference are to impact the diagnostic and treatment of patients seen in primary care practices.
• Review the most recent hypertension guidelines
• Critique and implement the current depression guidelines
• Evaluate guidelines for pain management in 2020
• Manage patients who present with skin and soft tissue infections
• Review the current evidence-based guidelines for cancer screening, including the new conflicting lung and prostate cancer recommendations
• Understand the recent changes in adult immunizations especially for PCV13 and Shingles Vaccines
• Evaluate and treat diabetes mellitus
• Review the latest guidelines on the management of hyperlipidemias
• Discuss the current GOLD and ATS Guidelines for management of COPD
• Recognize the important changes in disease management for Geriatric patients
• Evaluate patients with presumed traveler's diarrhea and recognize the new treatment standards
Predicted Outcomes for Courses in 2021:
Predicted changes in practice as a result of participating in this activity include the ability to:
• Better manage my patients with hypertension
• Implement the latest treatment guidelines for hyperlipidemias
• Increase my competence in treating COPD.
• Develop a plan to better educate my patients on the current cancer screening guidelines.
• Develop a better plan for assessing and treating skin and soft tissue infections