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Free Continuing Medical Education Symposium

Gitlin Primary Care Update

Primary Care Update

Friday, October 30, 2020
Virtual Conference
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health


Abington Hospital gratefully acknowledges the support of The Gitlin Family Foundation in the area of continuing medical education and primary care medicine.

Register online. There is no registration fee to attend this virtual program. For more information: meghan.wadlinger@Jefferson.edu

Registration Deadline: October 27, 2020

Program Description

This program is intended to present an update on a wide array of primary care topics. The faculty will present concise, evidence-based lectures with time to address questions.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this session, the participant shall be able to:

  • Review new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to disorders of the aorta
  • Describe the impact of new medications for type 2 diabetes and their impact on cardiovascular and renal disorders
  • Describe the role of medications to prevent transmission of HIV
  • Review the 2020 updates from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for immunizations
  • Discuss how to manage a patient in a primary care practice who has thyrotoxicosis
  • Distinguish ways that cancer screening differs in older adults
  • Describe clinical care approaches to a variety of breast disorders
  • Discuss how pituitary disease presents in clinical practice

Target Audience

This program, presented by Abington – Jefferson Health, is intended for primary care physicians, residents, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.


Accreditation Statement

The Abington Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy

Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of the continuing medical education sponsored by Abington Health are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

Credit Designation Statement

Abington Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.