Topics in Family Medicine and Palliative Care 2021
Topics in Family Medicine and Palliative Care is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. This onsite medical conference will be held from Mar 08 - 19, 2021 at Celebrity Constellation, Tampa, Florida, United States of America.
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
• 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
• 21 ACPE Credits
• 21.0 Contact Hours
• Travel Medicine: Staying Healthy on Land and on Sea
○ Describe recommendations for travel abroad.
○ Define CDC's recommendations for travelers.
○ Illustrate the ability to use travel medicine resources such as the CDC site.
○ Maintain the common illnesses correlated with travel (Malaria, Motion sickness, viral illnesses).
• Update in Type 2 Diabetes
○ Recognize and utilize the current American Diabetes Association Guidelines for the management of Type 2 Diabetes.
○ Define parameters to treat patients with Type 2 Diabetes.
○ Analyze pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic management of Type 2 Diabetes.
• Cardiovascular Disease in Women
○ Identify the differences in presentation and diagnosis of cardiovascular disease in men and women.
○ Classify differences in treatment including medication, procedures, and rehabilitation.
• Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma
○ Evaluate the definitions and demographics of allergic rhinitis and asthma.
○ Evaluate the risk factors and triggers for these conditions.
○ Define and manage pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic management of allergic rhinitis and asthma.
• Migraine Headaches: Diagnosis, Management, and Coping
○ Determine common presentations and types of migraine headaches.
○ Assess risk factors and triggers for migraines
○ Define and manage pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments for migraine headaches
• So Many Diets-What's Best? What Works? What's New?
○ Explain basic nutrition requirements
○ Explain and discuss the benefits and risks of popular diets
○ Express knowledge of the connections between different nutritional benefits and risks and health concerns
• Difficult Communication in Palliative Care: Breaking Sad News and Bad News
○ Identify and explain the difficult communication skills that are necessary to deliver sad news and bad news in a careful, compassionate manner.
○ Manage common personal emotional reactions to interacting and communicating with patients and family members at end of life.
○ Illustrate and practice new skills to facilitate these communications.
• Patient Experience: What do patients desire most in their physician?
○ Discover the knowledge of one's own role and those of other professions to appropriately assess and address the health care needs of patients and to promote and advance the health of populations.
○ Identify qualities patients desire most in their physicians and healthcare providers
○ Define the association between patient experience and excellent communication with safety and outcomes.
○ Apply basic communication skills to improve the patient experience.
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End of life care
- CME : 21
- Contact Hours : 21
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