Prevention and Management of Common Conditions in Primary Care: Cardiometabolic Diseases, Mental Health, and Communications is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Oct 14 - 26, 2022 at Celebrity Solstice, Yokohama, Tokyo, Japan.
These seminars aim to give an expert's view regarding delivering patient-centered individualized care and diagnosing and treating major issues within the primary care medical practice. Participants will be taught new skills and techniques for Medical interviewing (e.g. taking the proper spiritual and sexual histories) as well as diagnosing reasoning (e.g. knowing the appropriate time to conduct imaging tests for patients suffering from headaches, determining the proper diagnostics for patients suffering from chronic fatigue) Clinical abilities (e.g. the most appropriate method for determining precise the readings of blood pressure) as well as medications management (e.g. controlling testosterone-related side effects) as well as health education (e.g. in promoting proper eating habits and exercising).
• Obesity and Cardiometabolic Syndrome • Define the pathophysiology of cardiometabolic syndrome
•The Mediterranean diet, as well as various other diets that promote heart health
• Discuss the evidence that supports the benefits of the Mediterranean diet. There is a lot of confusion regarding the optimal diet to reduce the risk of atherosclerosis.
• New treatment guidelines for hypertension
• In detail, the major changes that have been made to the new guidelines of the AHA/ACC regarding the treatment for hypertension.
• Erectile Dysfunction: The hard evidence
• Describe the causes and pathophysiology behind Erectile dysfunction.
• Define three strategies to treat ED
• Statin intolerance-the secrets of the trade
• Define the extent of statin intolerance. Define three strategies to treat statin intolerance.
• Explain the pharmacologic mechanisms of PCSK9 inhibitors for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia.
• Pre-Operative Evaluation for Noncardiac surgery
• Discuss the risk stratification process for patients who plan to undergo noncardiac surgery.
• Congestive Heart Failure-Update
• Define a complete and evidence-based method of medical treatment of congestive heart failure
• Take into consideration the use of new drugs that dramatically lower morbidity and mortality from heart failure
"Health Promotion": Promoting an active mind, healthy body and Spirit
• Review the patient's current condition of physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.
• Treatment of Migraine Tension-Type, Cluster Headaches and Cluster Headaches
• Effectively treat patients suffering from migraine headaches using non-pharmacologic techniques such as abortive or preventive medication.
• Take into consideration that cluster and tension headaches are distinct types of headaches. Each requires a distinct method of diagnosis
• Diagnostic and Management of Depression The battle against the Blues
• Continue to receive treatments for depression for six months after the remission of symptoms to decrease the chance of the relapse
It is important to recognize that it is a prevalent and often misdiagnosed condition that can be managed efficiently by primary care doctors using psychotherapy, medical therapy and other treatments.
• Consider the following additional treatments when appropriate:
• Education of the patient (?bibliotherapy?)
• Diet (limit sugar, simple CHOs, caffeine)
• Exercise (150 min/week)
• Behavior activation (pleasant actions)
• Light (10,000 lux for 30 min daily)
• Support (iatrotherapy)
• Help Me Out of Here! The two disorders are Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia in Primary Care
• Identify and evaluate symptoms of panic disorder as well as agoraphobia
Use appropriate lifestyle modifications and stress management techniques that include breathing control, muscle relaxation, thought-stopping, and cognitive restructuring.
• Somatoform Disorders Illness as a Part of Life
• Recognize the most prominent symptoms, indications, signs, and symptoms of somatizing patients.
• Communication The process of becoming a healer
• Take into consideration the role of the clinical professional in the psychosocial and personal aspects of the care provided by their clinicians.
• The Faith Factor: Living Spirituallyand utilizing Sensory Care
• Elicit a spiritual history in an ethically-appropriate manner. Spiritually-sensitive care enhances the clinician-patient relationship and may positively influence healthcare outcomes.
In support of improving patient care, Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation for Physicians: Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).
US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.
Credit Designation for Nurses: Continuiung Education, Inc. designates this continuing nursing education activity for 21 contact hours. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.
Nurse Practitioners: Can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM as needed. Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada:
Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.
Credit Designation for Pharmacists: This knowledge-based activity is approved for 21 hours of pharmacy continuing education credit.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 21 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.