Providing Better Patient Care 2020
Las Vegas, Nevada
Feb 19 - 21, 2020
Session Topic Start Time End Time Location Description Speakers
Sports Medicine , Non-Nutritive Sweeteners , and Novel Ways to Connect with Patients 19 Feb 07:30 AM 19 Feb 12:00 AM Westgate At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to: Sports Medicine Update: 1) Identify the key components of the Pre-Participation Sports Exam 2) Discuss common Sports Injuries, as well as their Prevention and Treatment 3) Review the Hot Topics in Sports Medicine 4) Describe the various concerns for Competitive Athletes vs. Recreational Athletes 5) Discuss Bloodborne Pathogens in Sports 6) Review the use of Androgens and other Hormones by Athletes 7) Discuss Prohibited Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Sports 8) Review what every health professional should know about Sports Medicine.Non-Nutritive Sweeteners: Safety, Effect on Weight, Appetite, Glucose Levels, and Risks for Diabetes: 9.Identify what effect NNSs have on appetite. 10. Identify the adverse effects of NNSs on overall health. 11. Learn the safety profile of NNSs. 12. Discuss the risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus from the use of NNSs. Novel ways to connect with patients- “Nuggets of Medical Wisdom” Newspaper Column by Dr. Hinojosa- 13. Identify several innovative methods of engaging and educating patients. 14.Implement an innovative method of serving the community. 15.Discuss the impact of this community service on your medical practice. Jose Luis Hinojosa
ADHD, Geriatric Pain/Non-Opioid Pain, Neurocognitive Impairment/Parkinson 20 Feb 07:30 AM 20 Feb 01:30 PM At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to: ADHD 1. Identify the advantages for patients with recent developments in stimulant medication. 2. Illustrate individualized treatment plans or adjustments to medication therapy for patients with ADHD and demonstrate an educational plan for patients or parents of patients on the expectations of therapy. 3. Define the adverse effects associated with pharmacological therapy. Geriatric Pain/Non-Opioid Pain: 4. List the pharmacokinetic changes that occur in geriatric patients that can interfere with pharmacologic pain management. 5. Define the nonopioid and opioid treatment options as well as adjuvant therapies for managing pain in geriatric patients. 6. Identify appropriate non-opiate interventions for pain based on patient presentationNeurocognitive Impairment/Parkinson Kimberly Burns
Long-Term Use of Psychotropic Medications: Direct Effects and Side Effects 21 Feb 07:30 AM 21 Feb 01:30 PM At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to: 1. Describe the risks and benefits of psychotropic medications. 2. Identify healthcare provider responsibilities to discuss and encourage the long-term use of psychotropic medications when warranted. 3. Assess the impact of psychopharmacological direct effects on the patient’s symptoms. 4. Evaluate the presence and severity of psychopharmacological side effects. 5. Integrate information from the patient on the viability of sustained pharmacological treatment. 6. Identify an array of responsive effective strategies from which to choose to enhance patient care using the strategies discussed. Eileen Trigoboff