Primary Care Focus – 18th Annual Symposium
The primary care practitioner has the special and important responsibility to diagnose and manage patients with every category of ailment, injury and disease. This symposium will provide practical, evidence-based strategies to strengthen healthcare competencies. The expert faculty will explain recent advances in diagnosis, management and treatment and address compelling issues as they relate in the primary care setting. There will be ample opportunity for Q&A with the faculty during the panel discussion.
Complete details at PrimaryCareFocus.BaptistHealth.net
Registration Fees: Please choose Register tab to process your registration.
|Nurses and Allied Health Professionals||$295|
|International Healthcare Professional||$236|
Family physicians, general internists, psychologists, hospitalists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, registered dietitians (Pending approval) and respiratory therapists (Pending approval).
FRIDAY, July 12
• Define presentation, diagnosis and management of the most common ENT infections seen in the primary care setting.
• Describe how antibiotic usage in ENT treatment remains a subject of controversy.
• Recognize signs and symptoms related to early-onset Parkinson’s disease.
• Describe traditional treatment approaches for early-onset Parkinson’s disease and describe the potential side effects associated with available treatment options.
• Recognize and appropriately diagnose sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and parasomnias.
• Delineate the best available treatment options to date for these sleep disorders.
• Differentiate between these sleep disorders and comorbid medical illnesses.
• Identify new trends in the diagnosis and treatment of lung malignancies and describe bronchoscopy treatment for severe asthma.
• Recognize when to refer patients with abnormal pulmonology imaging findings to a specialist.
• Identify and assess risk factors for falls in older adults.
• Select evidence-based intervention to reduce the risk of falls in older adults.
SATURDAY, July 13
• Identify the typical cognitive and behavioral presentation for the most common dementias.
• Describe how depression can mimic and be differentiated from dementia.
• Recognize how neuropsychological testing can assist in differential diagnosis.
• Assess the clinical indications for cannabis as a potential therapy for specific healthcare diagnoses supported by current evidence for efficacy.
• Identify the endocannabinoid receptor system’s unique mechanisms of action and essential role in modulating physiology.
• Identify and assess warning signs and symptoms of patients who may be at risk for suicide and recognize when a referral to a specialist is necessary.
• Describe the prevalence of cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes.
• Strategize the use of antihyperglycemic medications according to cardiovascular outcomes.
• Define PDE5 inhibitor failure in the diabetic patient.
• Utilize clinical principles and expert opinions to evaluate patients with erectile dysfunction.
• Describe the surgical treatment options for men with erectile dysfunction.
SUNDAY, July 14
• Define the most recent rulings pertaining to Medicare Access and CHIP Re-authorization Act (MACRA) and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
• Describe the Quality Payment Program (QPP) under the Medicare Part B physician fee schedule.
• Implement value-based care and best-practice approaches in order to achieve success in these programs.
• Define the pathophysiology of aortic stenosis.
• Identify and diagnose the different types of aortic stenosis.
• Recognize when a patient needs a TAVR or a SAVR.
• Identify key aspects of an optimal secondary prevention of stroke plan.
• Recognize common pitfalls in secondary prevention of stroke.
• Implement a standardized approach to secondary prevention of stroke.
• Explain which abnormal CBC findings should prompt further testing and/or referral to a hematologist.
For the complete faculty list, please click HERE.
Baptist Health South Florida complies with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial Support requiring disclosure of faculty members’ relevant financial relationships or lack thereof and resolution for all faculty with conflicts of interest. Faculty disclosures will be identified in the activity syllabus.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 12 credit hours by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Psychology (12 credits) and the Florida Council of Physician Assistants. 5.0 credit for the Friday session (CE Broker #20-702226), 4.0 credits for the Saturday morning session (CE Broker #20-702228), and 3 credits for the Sunday session (CE Broker #20-702230).
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 12 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC point’s equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.
American Academy of Family Physicians
Application for CME has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physician Determination of credit is pending.
Approved on a session-by-session basis for a total of 12 contact hours by the Florida State Board of Nursing CE Broker Provider #50-182. 5.0 credit for the Friday session (CE Broker #20-702226), 4.0 credits for the Saturday morning session (CE Broker #20-702228), and 3 credits for the Sunday session (CE Broker #20-702230).
This activity has been approved on a session-by-session basis for a total of 12contact hours by the Florida State Board of Pharmacy, CE Broker Provider #50-182; 5.0 credit for the Friday session (CE Broker #20-702226), 4.0 credits for the Saturday morning session (CE Broker #20-702228), and 3 credits for the Sunday session (CE Broker #20-702230).
This activity has been approved on a session-by-session basis for a total of 12 contact hours by the Florida State Board of Respiratory Personnel, CE Broker Provider #50-182; 5.0 credit for the Friday session (CE Broker #20-702226), 4.0 credits for the Saturday morning session (CE Broker #20-702228), and 3 credits for the Sunday session (CE Broker #20-702230).
This activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 12 CPEUs. 5.0 credit for the Friday session (CE Broker #20-702226), 4.0 credits for the Saturday morning session (CE Broker #20-702228), and 3 credits for the Sunday session (CE Broker #20-702230).
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed by physicians attending live events certified and organized in the United States for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be claimed through the agreement on mutual recognition of credits between UEMS and AMA, considered as being equal to the European Continuous Medical Education Credits (ECMEC©) granted by the UEMS. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is equivalent to one (1) hour of European EACCME Credit (ECMEC©). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts CEs accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCB for further guidelines.
- 12.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
- 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 12.00 ABIM MOC
- 12.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 12.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 12.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 12.00 Florida Board of Psychology
- 12.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
- 12.00 General certificate of attendance
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