Primary Care: Family Medicine, Sports Medicine, And Geriatrics - A Practical Approach - Hybrid Event

By American Medical Seminars (AMS), Inc.

Online Event Dates : Dec 05 - 08, 2022

Overview

Primary Care: Family Medicine, Sports Medicine, And Geriatrics – A Practical Approach is organized by American Medical Seminars (AMS), Inc. and will be held from Dec 05 - 08, 2022 at Lido Beach Resort, Sarasota, Florida, United States of America.

Learning Objectives:
Day 1:
Routine Adult Care. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,GL,COMP
• Determine which screening tests are indicated for particular patients, according to USPSTF guidelines.
• Employ Guideline recommendations presented for common disorders such as HBP, Lipids, STD’s, Cancers-lung, Cx, Breast, etc; AAA, Hep B & C; T2DM, etc., .
• Advise your patients regarding vitamins and supplements as per the USPSTF and Evidence.
• Order appropriate immunizations for adult patients as per the ACIP and CDC Schedules.
Depression and Anxiety in Primary Care.   
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL,COMP
• Explain the incidence and prevalence of anxiety and depression.
• Evaluate patients with signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression so as to make an accurate diagnosis as per the APA and DSM-5 Criteria.
• Prescribe appropriate medications and/or behavior modification to treat the various degrees of anxiety and depression as well as bipolar disorder from initiation to continuation and maintenance, when needed.
• Identify the suicidal patient and take appropriate actions for their safety as well as the public.
Food for Thought: Understanding and Working with Eating Disorders. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Identify the behavioral and psychosocial triggers that promote eating disordered behaviors.
• Distinguish between the symptoms of anorexia, bulimia and binge eating behaviors.
• Recognize the clinical “red flags” that indicate eating disordered behavior.
• Apply appropriate interventions designed to treat eating disordered behaviors.
More than Skin Deep: Dermatologic Conditions in Athletes. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL,COMP
• Describe how skin conditions impact athletes in ways unique to them, as compared to the general population.
• Diagnose and treat various skin conditions that are especially common in athletes and active individuals as per the NCAA and FSHSA Guidelines.
• Recommend various prevention strategies that may be employed in athletics to stop the spread of some skin conditions.
• Appraise the various “allow participation” and “return-to-play” rules and regulations stipulated by the various sports organizations in the United States, such as the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) and the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA).
The Evaluation and Treatment of Knee Conditions and Injuries. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Differentiate knee conditions using special tests.
• Identify the anatomical structures of the knee that are pertinent to diagnosing and treating injuries and conditions.
• Describe the signs and symptoms of common knee injuries and conditions.
• Recognize what imaging modalities to use to correctly diagnose and, therefore, manage common injuries and conditions of the knee.

Day 2:
Evaluation of Shoulder Pain in Athletes and Athletic Individuals. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Differentiate injuries of the shoulder using special tests.
• Identify the anatomical structures of the shoulder that are pertinent to diagnosing and treating injuries.
• Describe the signs and symptoms of common sports injuries to the shoulder.
• Recognize what imaging modalities to use to correctly diagnose and, therefore, manage common injuries of the shoulder.
Evaluation and Treatment of Neck Pain.   
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL,COMP
• Describe the injuries that can occur in the neck region of athletes and athletic individuals.
• Develop a logical differential diagnosis for any athletic or active individual presenting with neck pain.
• Determine the rationale behind treatment approaches to various neck injuries as per the Cochrane Library Reviews and ACR (Rheumatology).
• Assess and order laboratory and imaging studies to assist in the diagnosis of neck injuries and pathologies as per the ACR Radiology Criteria and Guidelines.
Identification and Treatment of Traumatized Patients. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Describe the characteristics associated with traumatic events.
• Interpret the “red flags” or symptomatic manifestations of trauma in patients.
• Demonstrate how to obtain a trauma history from a patient during the H and P.
• Identify and propose interventions designed to treat symptoms of trauma and increase comfort during physical exam.
Obesity. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,GL,COMP
• State the epidemiology of obesity in America and the health risks associated with obesity.
• Assess patients who are obese and determine that they are in need of treatment.
• Recommend and utilize the ACC/AHA/TOS Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obese Adults with options available, including diet, exercise, medications, and bariatric surgery.
• Employ the Endocrinology Society Guidelines on Pharmacological Management of Obesity.
Anemia. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL,COMP
• Develop a diagnostic strategy to ascertain the etiology of the anemia.
• Utilize the guidelines for diagnosing anemia in children and adults in terms of available testing.
• Develop a clinical approach to treating various anemias to include Iron Deficiency and “Anemia of Chronic Disease” due to infections, inflammatory dz’s, CKD, Malignancies, Cytokines, Interferons, TNF’s, etc.
• Describe the role of consultants in the evaluation and management of anemia.

Day 3:
Delirium in the Elderly - Current Concepts. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,COMP
• Specify diagnostic features and common causes of delirium in seniors.
• Distinguish the causes of persistent delirium.
• Use evidence based medicine to formulate treatment approaches to delirious seniors.
• Recognize treatment options for intermittent agitation using evidence based medicine.
Smoking Cessation.   
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,GL,COMP
• Recognize the role of smoking in disease etiology and the Health Consequences as identified in the 2014 Surgeon General and CDC Report.
• Develop methods of how to recognize influence and build confidence in a patients’ ability to quit smoking as per the AHCPR Guidelines.
• Utilize techniques and develop resources to enhance a patients' ability to stop smoking, such as the NCI and smokefree.gov.
• Recognize the various benefits or advantages, indications and contraindications for use of the various available drugs and devices to assisting your patient in smoking cessation.
Sensible Approaches to Geriatric Infections. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,COMP
• Recognize atypical presentations of infectious illness in the elderly.
• Differentiate the causes of pneumonia and UTI in seniors.
• Specify an evidence based approach to appropriate antibiotic usage.
• Appraise evidence based considerations in emerging antibiotic resistance.
• Apply evidence based options in the prevention and treatment of C. difficile illness in seniors.
Headache. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL,COMP
• Employ the diagnostic criteria for the common types of headaches seen in primary care as per the HA Classification Subcommittee of the International Headache Society and NHF.
• Be aware of "red flag" symptoms indicating the possibility of a more serious reason for the headache.
• Determine when diagnostic imaging is indicated in patients presenting with headache.
• Select appropriate treatment modalities for patients presenting with headache.
Contemporary Issues in End of Life Care. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,GL,COMP
• Develop a practical approach to assessment of the whole patient in a hospice setting.
• Formulate effective approaches to common physical symptoms in the terminally ill.
• Integrate effective clinical care of patients and their families in the last days of life based on current evidence-based literature, Guidelines and recommendations of the American Geriatrics Society and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
• Relate dementia as a terminal illness.

Day 4:
Vitamin B-12 and Vitamin D in Seniors. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,COMP
• Integrate the normal physiology of Vitamins B-12 and D.
• Differentiate the pathologic syndromes associated with B-12 and D deficiency.
• Develop an evidence-based evaluation of B-12 and D deficiency for seniors.
• Develop an evidence-based approach to treatment options for B-12 and D in seniors.
Improving Compliance.   
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Use techniques that can better detect non-compliance in their patients.
• Apply techniques that can be used to increase compliance in their patients.
Evaluation and Treatment of Dementia in Seniors. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Determine the common causes of cognitive dysfunction and dementia in seniors.
• Develop an evidence-based evaluation of seniors with cognitive dysfunction.
• Evaluate the relative risks and benefits of available treatment options for dementia in seniors.
• Distinguish the central role of caregiver education and support in treating seniors with dementia.
Thyroid Disease. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
• Formulate a plan for the evaluation of a patient with presumed thyroid disease.
• Interpret common lab and imaging tests in the evaluation of a patient with thyroid disease.
• Select appropriate treatment modalities, both medical and surgical, for patients with thyroid disease according to the American Thyroid Association Guidelines.
Approach to Falls and Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly. 
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM,GL,COMP
• Integrate the concept of multifactorial causes underlying falls and employ the American Geriatrics Society Guidelines for the Prevention of Falls and urinary incontinence in seniors.
• Develop a full assessment approach to evaluate different causes, using detailed physical examination and functional performance evaluations.
• Differentiate the effects of normal aging from pathologic processes and adverse drug effects as risk factors for falls and incontinence.
• Apply NIH guidelines to formulate a preventative and therapeutic plan of care.

Price

Registration Name Category Last Date Price
On-Site Attendance Fee Course Registration Fee 04 Dec, 2022 USD 1,025.00
Live Webinar Fee Course Registration Fee 04 Dec, 2022 USD 599.00

Topic(s)

  • Geriatrics
  • Infectious diseases

Credit Info

AMA:
American Medical Seminars, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Total Credit(s)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ : 20

Specialties

  • Primary Care
  • Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Geriatrics

Target Audience

  • Primary Care Physician
  • Physicians
  • Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Physician

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Lido Beach Resort
700 Benjamin Franklin Dr
Sarasota, Florida, United States Of America

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Sarasota, Florida, United States of America 34236,

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