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Jul 17 - 19, 2020 | Credits 12 | USD $750 | Big Sky, Montana
Rheumatology and Dermatology for Primary Care is organized by MCE Conferences and will be held from Jul 17 - 19, 2020 at Big Sky Resort, Big Sky, Montana, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Target Audience: All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about Rheumatology and Dermatology. Overview: This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Rheumatology and Dermatology for Primary Care, 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 Rheumatology and Dermatology 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: Primary Approach to Inflammatory Arthritis Objectives: 1) Review the differential diagnoses when confronted with a patient who has joint inflammation and the various treatment alternatives 2) Identify the various lab tests that we use and how to best interpret them Crystal Induced Arthritis Objectives: Identify how to evaluate and treat patients who present with what appears to be a crystal induced arthritis dx 2) Discuss treatments including joint aspiration, synovial fluid analysis and dietary considerations Osteoarthritis Objectives: 1) Diagnosis of the most common arthritis we see 2) Discuss treatment and the newer drugs on the horizon, including case reports Osteoporosis Objectives: Review this diagnosis, secondary causes, and FRAX to help us with the diagnosis and up to date treatment 2) Review of Dual X-ray Absorptometry (DXA) scans and their interpretation Fibromyalgia Objectives: 1) Review this challenging diagnosis 2) Describe approved therapies as well as other therapies that we use that are not classic 3) Review the newer diagnostic criteria and compare it to the older one, which still may be useful Review of Urinary Drug Testing and Update on Cannabis for Rheumatology Objectives: 1) Review the ongoing opioid crisis 2) Suggest ways to help guide health care providers when considering the use of these challenging meds, while working in a busy office 3) Review side effects to be aware of and current limitations in available data Lotions, Potions and Pills Objectives: 1) Review frequently used vehicles 2) Management of dry skin 3) Become familiar with different topical agents 3) Review systemic medications used for dermatological diseases All You Ever Wanted to Know About Acne Objectives: 1) Manage the patient with acne vulgaris 2) Review the clinical presentation and management of acne rosacea 3) Recognize acneiform rashes and folliculitis Updates in Eczema and Psoriasis Objectives: 1) Review Common forms of eczema 2) What’s new in treatment for eczema 3) Review common forms of Psoriasis 4) What’s new in treatment for psoriasis Cosmetic Dermatology Objectives: 1) Review the uses of botulinum toxin and complications 2) Review the indications and complications of fillers and acid peels 3) Understand the physics of lasers and treatment 4) Review body dysmorphic syndrome Hair, Nails and Pigment Objectives: Understand common diseases and the treatments for alopecia, nails disorders and pigmentation Infections and Infestations Objectives: 1) Review the clinical features of common, serious bacterial and viral diseases 2) Identify when and who to treat and with what Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.
Jul 25 - 29, 2020 | Big Sky, Montana
The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine is organized by Wilderness Medicine Educational Company and will be held from Jul 25 - 29, 2020 at Big Sky Resort, Big Sky, Montana, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 20 - 24, 2021 | Big Sky, Montana
The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine is organized by Wilderness Medicine Educational Company and will be held from Feb 20 - 24, 2021 at Big Sky Resort, Big Sky, Montana, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.