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Title
: Emerging Challenges in Primary Care 2018 Fort Lauderdale, FL
Activity/Course #:
: 09.08.18PC
Cost:
: Free
Release/Start Date:
: Sep 08 2018
Expiration Date:
: Sep 08 2018
Topics:
: Primary Care Medicine
Target Audience:
: Primary Care Providers
Format:
: Live EC Primary Care
Estimated Time To Complete CME Activity:
: 7.50 hours
Credit(s):
: 7.5 AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)
7.50 AANP Contact hour(s)
Hardware/Software Requirements:
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Fort Lauderdale Marriott Coral Springs
11775 Heron Bay Blvd
Coral Springs, FL 33076
(954) 753-5598

Registration Fee
There is no registration fee for this activity.

Special Accommodations
NACE fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any activity registrant who feels s/he may need accommodations based on the impact of a disability should contact NACE to discuss your specific need.

Event Parking
Complimentary self-parking is available at the hotel.

Program Summary

Primary care providers face complex challenges everyday in their busy practices. With rapid changes in medicine, staying informed about new developments can be equally challenging. Our goal in this CME activity is to help you hone your skills in the diagnosis and management of patients with varied conditions you are likely encountering in your practice.

We have recruited a faculty of well-known thought leaders and experienced teachers who, as clinicians themselves, understand the challenges you face every day as a primary care provider. Our faculty will be at your disposal to provide evidence-based science, current treatment guidelines, discuss challenging cases, and provide answers for you that can ultimately lead to better health care for your patients. The presentations will include several interactive cases and discussion sessions to keep you actively learning.

Please join us and become an active participant in this one-day learning community of your peers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

1. Identify the barriers between clinicians and patients to discussing and initiating earlier insulin therapy for diabetes management; Discuss currently available basal and ultrabasal insulins and their pharmacokinetic/ pharmacodynamic profiles Recognize the prevalence and clinical impact of hypoglycemia in special populations at risk; Describe how best to initiate, utilize and intensify insulin therapy in patients with diabetes while incorporating treatment guidelines and unique patient needs; Integrate strategies to improve the patient experience with, and adherence to, insulin therapy.
 
2. Describe the findings from recent trials of PCSK9i hypercholesterolemia treatments on cardiovascular outcomes; Discuss current guidelines and recommendations on the management of hyperlipidemia in high risk patients; Incorporate current data into secondary prevention treatment strategies for patients with the highest cardiovascular risk; Recognize barriers to access for PCSK9 monoclonal antibody therapy and discuss novel strategies to overcome them....
 
3. Recognize the importance of early identification of patients with potential idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF); Utilize appropriate strategies to diagnose a patient with IPF while excluding other potential mimickers; Discuss the available therapeutic options for patients with IPF; Recognize the role of the primary care clinician in managing the multi-morbidities associated with IPF.
 
4. Describe “case-finding” strategies to identify patients with unrecognized, but clinically significant COPD; Tailor COPD pharmacotherapy according to current recommended therapeutic strategies which incorporate unique patient needs and characteristics; Discuss strategies to facilitate the appropriate use of inhaled therapies for COPD, including the importance of proper inhaler technique; Recognize appropriate strategies to prevent and manage COPD exacerbations and to provide transitions of care post hospitalization.
 
5. Recognize actinic skin damage and appropriate treatment options; Identify clinical features of basal cell carcinoma and management strategies; Recognize when to suspect squamous cell carcinoma and how to manage in practice; Identify various forms of melanoma and current treatment options.
 
6. Review and characterize the clinical features of atopic dermatitis (AD); Discuss the current immuno-pathophysiology of AD; Identify strategies for comprehensive treatment of atopic dermatitis in pediatric and adult populations; Update and position emerging topical therapies as well as up and coming targeted biologic agents as a new treatment category for AD.

 

Agenda *

7:30-8:00

  Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:00-8:10   Welcome Remarks
Marlene Wolf, MD
8:10-9:40  

Getting Comfortable with Insulin: New Approaches to Getting Patients Safely to Target
Rodolfo J. Galindo, MD

9:40-10:50  

Managing Lipids and Cardiovascular Risk: Using the Data to Optimize Care
Seth J. Baum, MD, FACC, FACPM, FAHA, FNLA, FASPC..

10:50-11:10   Break

11:10-12:20

 

Navigating the Maze of Intestinal Lung Disease: Improving Outcomes through Early Diagnosis
Fernando J. Martinez, MD, MS

12:20-1:30  

Lunch

1:30-2:40  

Optimizing COPD Management in Primary Care
Fernando J. Martinez, MD, MS

   2:40-3:50 

Detection of Skin Cancers
Brad P. Glick, DO, MPH, FAOCD

 3:50-5:00 Atopic Dermatitis: New Insights, New Therapies
Brad P. Glick, DO, MPH, FAOCD
  5:00-5:05 Program Summary and Closing Remarks
Marlene Wolf, MD
 
*Agenda subject to change.
 
 
Faculty

Seth J. Baum, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACPM, FNLA, FASPC
President & CMO
Preventive Cardiology
Excel Medical Clinical Trials
Boca Raton, FL

Rodolfo J. Galindo, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Principal Investigator, Center for Diabetes and Metabolism Research
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Emory University Hospital Midtown
Medical Chair, Hospital Diabetes Taskforce
Emory Healthcare System
Atlanta, GA

Brad P. Glick, DO, MPH, FAAD
Director, South Florida Psoriasis Treatment Centers
Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology
FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, FL

Fernando J. Martinez, MD, MS
Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Bruce Webster Professor of Medicine
Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY

Marlene R. Wolf, MD, FAAFP
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Nova Southeastern University's College of Allopathic Medicine
Family Practice
Lifetime Medical Consulting, LLC
Coral Springs, FL

Planning Committee

Gregg Sherman, MD
Chief Medical Officer/Course Director
National Association for Continuing Education
Plantation, FL


Sheila Lucas, CWEP
Activity Director
National Association for Continuing Education

Plantation, FL

Sandy Bihlmeyer, M.Ed.
National Association for Continuing Education

Plantation, FL

Michelle Frisch, MPH, CHCP
National Association for Continuing Education

Plantation, FL

Cassandra A. McCullough, MBA

Chief Executive Officer
Association of Black Cardiologists
New York, NY

Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D., CHCP
National Association for Continuing Education

Plantation, FL

Sponsored and Certified By
National Association for Continuing Education & Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc.
Accreditation Designation Statement
The Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The National Association for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The National Association for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The National Association for Continuing Education is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. AANP Provider Number 121222. This program has been approved for 7.50 contact hours of continuing education (which includes pharmacology hours).
Faculty Disclosure Policy
Policy on Faculty and Provider Disclosure: It is the policy of the accredited providers to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the accredited providers are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships. Faculty disclosure will be provided in the activity materials.
Commercial Support
This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Amgen; an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; an educational grant from Sanofi US; and an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC. For further information concerning Lilly grant funding visit www.lillygrantoffice.com.