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Free Continuing Medical Education Symposium

Primary Care Update 2016

Topic-Specific Objectives

Vascular Disease

Danielle Pineda, MD

OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this session, the learner should be able to:

  1. Describe the symptoms of peripheral vascular disease
  2. Review available diagnostic testing  for PVD
  3. List procedure approaches to vascular conditions

A Primary Care Approach to Wound Care

Tracey Roesing, MD

OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this session, the learner should be able to:

  1. Describe the approach to evaluation of commonly encountered wounds
  2. Review the  options for office based treatment of wounds
  3. Discuss specialized resources available for complicated wounds

Can You Give me Something to Sleep?

Mathew Clark, MD

OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this session, the learner should be able to:

  1. Describe the Epidemiology of sleep disorders
  2. Discuss the behavioral treatments for sleep disorders
  3. Review the pharmacologic treatment of sleep disorders

The Highs and Lows of Medical Marijuana

Gerald Hansen III, MD

OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this session, the learner should be able to:

  1. Discuss the pharmacology of marijuana
  2. Describe the potential therapeutic uses of medical marijuana
  3. Discuss the potential risks of medical marijuana
  4. Review the overall experience to date with medical marijuana in states where it has been legalized

Emerging Viral Infections : It’s a Small World After All

Todd Braun, MD

OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this session, the learner should be able to:

  1. Review the epidemiology of Zika Infections
  2. Discuss the impact of Zika Infections on pregnancies
  3. Describe the current approach to Ebola risk in the United States

A Primary Care Approach to Osteoporosis

Christine Arenson, MD

OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this session, the learner should be able to:

  1. Describe the epidemiology and importance of osteoporosis treatment and how to estimate fracture risk
  2. Review available treatments for osteoporosis
  3. Discuss when to screen and when to begin treatment for osteoporosis

Atrial Fibrillation Update

Bruce Klugherz, MD

OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this session, the learner should be able to:

  1. Discuss the epidemiology of atrial fibrillation
  2. Discuss stroke prevention  with medications in atrial fibrillation
  3. Discuss Rate vs. Rhythm Control in atrial fibrillation
  4. Describe new devices and their ability to decrease stroke risk

Top Articles in Primary Care

John Russell, MD and Neil Skolnik, MD

OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this session, the learner should be able to:

  1. Discuss the most important articles of the past year
  2. Discuss new cardiovascular outcomes in the treatment of diabetes trials
  3. Discuss intensive versus standard treatment of blood pressure
  4. Discuss the place of dual-bronchodilator treatment for COPD
  5. Describe changes in vaccination recommendations from the ACIP

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