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Free Continuing Medical Education Symposium

Gitlin Primary Care Update

Primary Care Update

Friday, October 1, 2021
Jefferson Abington Hospital
Virtual Conference


Jefferson 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 program. For more information: meghan.wadlinger@jefferson.edu

Registration Deadline: September 27, 2021

Program Description

This program will 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 treatments for migraine headaches

  • Describe new advances for congestive heart failure

  • Examine new surgical approaches to common general surgery conditions

  • Discuss the care for a female patient after breast cancer surgery

  • Discuss the role of primary care in the management of opiate use disorder

  • Review the “Choose Wisely” recommendations for care of geriatric patients

  • Discuss new vaccines approved by the FDA for adult and pediatric patients

  • Review new studies for the care of patients with Type 2 diabetes

Target Audience

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


Accreditation Statement

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 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.