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Mar 20 - 22, 2020 | CME 12.00 | Kahuku, Hawaii
Internal Medicine Update for Primary Care is organized by MCE Conferences and will be held from Mar 20 - 22, 2020 at Turtle Bay Resort, Kahuku, Hawaii, United States of America. Target Audience: All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about issues in Internal Medicine Accreditation: 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. Overview: This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Internal Medicine, 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 Internal Medicine, 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. Topics and Objectives: Handling the Hard to Treat Headache Objectives: 1) Recognize when to pursue CNS imaging in evaluating headaches 2) Recognize atypical migraine presentations 3) Develop an approach for migraine prophylaxis Busting Medical Myths Objectives: 1) Recognize medical myths 2) Recognize why they occur 3) Explain why they persist despite evidence against them Drug Interactions and Side Effects for 2019 Objectives: 1) Effectively manage patients on statins if respect to muscle symptoms 2) Recognize major drug interactions with warfarin 3) Know the dangers of quinolones Practical Pearls in Primary Care Objectives: 1) Develop a plan for treatment of resistant hypertension 2) Recognize hidden presentations of sleep apnea 3) Recognize common causes of night sweats Psychiatry for the Primary Care Professional Objectives: 1) Recognize common anxiety symptoms 2) Develop plan for patients with treatment resistant depression 3) Understand side effects of common medications used to treat psychiatric conditions Pearls for Handling Common Rheumatologic Problems Objectives: 1) Develop a safe treatment approach for gout 2) Understand common issues in the primary care of patients with sarcoid 3) Recognize common musculoskeletal syndromes Cancer Screening: Colon, Breast, Prostate, and Lung Screening Update 1) Review current USPSTF recommendations regarding colon, breast, prostate, and lung cancer screening. 2) Review the literature that those USPSTF recommendations are based on 3) Consider how to discuss controversial topics such as breast, lung, and prostate cancer screening with patients Musculoskeletal Problems in Primary Care 1) Review shoulder anatomy and workup of shoulder pain 2) Review knee anatomy and workup of knee pain 3) Review causes and treatments of hip pain Potpourri: A Collection of Cases in Primary Care 1) Review in management of common conditions seen in primary care. 2) Review of cases related to hospital medicine 3) Consider when a single study might change or not change your practice Common Rashes in Primary Care 1) Review the identification of common rashes encountered in primary care 2) Review approaches to the treatment of common rashes 3) Review the recommendations regarding referral to dermatology Finding Meaning in One's Work - Narrative Medicine 1) Employ reflective writing to explore meaning in one's work; 2) Consider ways to enhance resilience in one's professional life; 3) Review approaches to avoid burnout in clinical work Ophthalmologic Issues for the Primary Care Physician 1) Review basic eye anatomy 2) Review common ophthalmologic problems seen in primary care, such as eyelid disorders and red eye 3) Consider when an ophthalmology referral is needed and when it is urgent Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.