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Mar 02 - 05, 2020 | Duck Key, Florida
Topics in Emergency Medicine is organized by Northwest Seminars and will be held from Mar 02 - 05, 2020 at Duck Key, Florida, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 20 - 22, 2020 | Credits 12.00 | Duck Key, Florida
Psychiatry and Cardiology for Primary Care is organized by MCE Conferences and will be held from Mar 20 - 22, 2020 at Hawks Cay Resort, Duck Key, Florida, United States of America. Target Audience: All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about issues in Psychiatry and Cardiology. Accreditation: AMA/AAFP Equivalency – American Academy of Family Physicians: This live activity is being reviewed and will be acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to the AMA PRA category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Pharmacology Credits: This course has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12 CE credits, 5.5 of which may be applied toward Pharmacology. (Note: please verify this with your Medical Board) Topics and Objectives:Overview: This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Psychiatry and Cardiology, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Psychiatry and Cardiology in Primary Care, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes. Day 1: Anxiety Disorders Update: Objectives: 1) Define anxiety and understand when it becomes a disorder 2) Identify psychological treatment approaches that can be provided in 3 minutes in a PCP office 3) Know when and how to use medications – and when not to use them – including particularly SSRI’s and benzodiazepines Depression in Primary Care: Objectives: 1) How to diagnose depression and when to treat 2) What to choose and what to do if that doesn’t work 3) When to refer to a psychiatrist Atrial Fibrillation and the New Anticoagulants: Objectives: 1) To review the indications for Anticoagulation for patients with atrial fibrillation 2) To understand the use of the new novel anticoagulants and their bleeding risk 3) To outline a rational approach to the treatment of atrial fibrillation Resistant Hypertension: Objectives: 1) To review the definition of resistant hypertension 2) To outline the common causes of secondary hypertension 3) To suggest a reasonable evaluation of patients with resistant hypertension Day 2: Update on PCSK9 Inhibitors for Hyperlipidemia: Objectives: Review PCSK9 therapy as a new medication for hyperlipidemia, understand the role of risk in determining hyperlipidemia therapy, outline management algorithms determining when to use combination therapy for hyperlipidemia An Approach to the Treatment of Essential Hypertension: Objectives: 1) To understand the underlying pathophysiology or essential hypertension 2) To outline a reasonable treatment approach to essential hypertension based on pathophysiologic principles 3) To appreciate the role of the renin-angiotensin and aldosterone system in control of blood pressure Basics of Bipolar Disorder for Primary Care: Objectives: 1) Diagnosing bipolar disorder and differentiating from common masqueraders, including borderline personality disorder, trauma, and substance abuse 2) How to choose and use mood stabilizers, including FDA-approved atypical antipsychotics Dealing with Difficult Patient Personalities: Objectives: 1) Understand what borderline personality disorder (BPD) is and how it is diagnosed 2) Identify two specific skills that a primary care provider can use in working with borderline patients 3) Review how BPD impacts medical illnesses and what can be done to help improve outcomes Day 3: Somatic Symptom Disorders: New Language, New Concepts: Objectives: 1) Review new concepts around somatic symptom disorders that deemphasize cause and emphasize effective care, 2) Articulate principles for rehabilitation approaches to pain subtype and other somatic symptom disorders, 3) Understand when and how to use medications (and when not to) in treating somatic symptom disorders Beyond SSRI's: Psychiatric Medications Useful to know in Primary Care: 1) Review old and new antipsychotic medications – use, monitoring, and management, 2) Understand new antidepressants and some older ones that warrant review, 3) Develop an understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in the primary care setting An Approach to the Management of Heart Failure: Objectives: 1) To review guideline directed medical therapy for patients with heart failure 2) To outline a practical approach to the optimal use of RAS blockers and beta blockers in heart failure 3) To understand the role of BNP as a guide to optimal heart failure therapy Secondary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease: Objectives: 1) To understand the recommended therapies shown to reduce cardiovascular risk in patients with clinical coronary heart disease 2) To review the role of antiplatelet medications in patients with coronary heart disease 3) To propose a treatment management plan for patients with coronary heart disease to maximize risk reduction Note: Content is subject to change without notice. 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