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Internal Medicine - Rheumatology : Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Osteoporosis, FAQs is organized by American Medical Seminars (AMS) and will be held during Jul 01, 2016 - Jul 01, 2019.

The target audience for this medical event for Primary Care Practitioners in the specialties of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and even Specialists who would like practical and clinically relevant reviews and updates in Primary Care Medicine.

This CME Conference has been approved with a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and includes access to download your Audio MP3, Color Digital Syllabus and Online Testing. All Audio downloadable modules are ONLY $99 Per Module. If you prefer hard copies, for an additional $59 per module, we will send you CDs/DVDs, a Full Color Printed & Bound Syllabus, and Printed Testing Materials.

American Medical Seminars, Inc. also presents 21 live, half-day Primary Care Medical Seminars in Sarasota, Florida each year.

Topics and Objectives are :

Topic 1: Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP
• Integrate and relate the typical symptoms, physical findings, and laboratory abnormalities in polymyalgia rheumatica.
• Use evidence based information to determine the appropriate initial dose of prednisone in patients with PMR.
• Detect the typical and atypical presentations of GCA.
• Determine the appropriate indication and technique for temporal artery biopsy.
• Prescribe the most effective treatment and distinguish the most serious complications of GCA.

Topic 2: Osteoporosis: Evaluation and Treatment.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, EBM, COMP
• Identify patients who are at risk for osteoporosis and should be evaluated with bone density testing as recommended by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry and National Osteoporosis Foundation guidelines.
• Recommend the various nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for osteoporosis as recommended by the National Osteoporosis Foundation guidelines.

Topic 3: The Geriatric Patient: Evidence-Based Answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP
• Apply evidence based recommendations to patients questions about the use of multivitamins.
• Recommend the most appropriate treatment for nocturnal leg cramps.
• Advise the appropriate dietary recommendations for patients with arthritis.
• Recommend evidence based treatment for restless leg syndrome.

Prefer Hard Copies? For an additional $59 per module, we will send you CDs/DVDs, a Full Color Printed & Bound Syllabus, and Your Testing Materials.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Rheumatology, Internal Medicine and General Medicine

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Activity Fee : USD $99.00

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