Live Event

Family Medicine, Pediatrics and Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Approach to Clinical Problems

Title:Family Medicine, Pediatrics and Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Approach to Clinical Problems
Dates:June 24, 2019 8:00 am - June 28, 2019 12:15 pm
Location:Sarasota, Florida
Daily Schedule:8:00am-12:15pm
Course #:SEMLA-3320190624

Certifications

20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
20 CME Credits – AAFP ACEP ACOG AAP
Mainpro-M1 (Canadian Physicians)

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Venue

100 Marina View Drive
Sarasota
Florida
34236
United States

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Course Outline

Day 1

Routine Adult Care.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Determine which screening tests are indicated for particular patients, according to USPSTF guidelines.
  2. Employ Guideline recommendations presented for common disorders such as HBP, Lipids, STD’s, Cancers-lung, Cx, Breast, etc; AAA, Hep B & C; T2DM, etc., .
  3. Advise your patients regarding vitamins and supplements as per the USPSTF and Evidence.
  4. Order appropriate immunizations for adult patients as per the ACIP and CDC Schedules.

More than Skin Deep: Dermatologic Conditions in Athletes.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

  1. Describe how skin conditions impact athletes in ways unique to them, as compared to the general population.
  2. Diagnose and treat various skin conditions that are especially common in athletes and active individuals as per the NCAA and FSHSA Guidelines.
  3. Recommend various prevention strategies that may be employed in athletics to stop the spread of some skin conditions.
  4. Appraise the various “allow participation” and “return-to-play” rules and regulations stipulated by the various sports organizations in the United States, such as the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) and the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA).

Depression and Anxiety in Primary Care.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

  1. Explain the incidence and prevalence of anxiety and depression.
  2. Evaluate patients with signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression so as to make an accurate diagnosis as per the APA and DSM-5 Criteria.
  3. Prescribe appropriate medications and/or behavior modification to treat the various degrees of anxiety and depression as well as bipolar disorder from initiation to continuation and maintenance, when needed
  4. Identify the suicidal patient and take appropriate actions for their safety as well as the public.

The Evaluation and Treatment of Common Knee Conditions

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Describe the stress fractures that can occur in various bones of athletes and athletic individuals.
  2. Determine the rationale behind differing treatment approaches to preventing and treating stress fractures, such as the ACSM and AOSSM Guidelines.
  3. Develop rehabilitation points and advice for athletic or active individuals presenting with stress injuries and fractures, with consideration of the specific bone or bones involved.
  4. Assess and order laboratory and imaging studies to assist in the diagnosis and prognostication of stress injuries and fractures as per the ACR Guidelines.

Assess and order laboratory and imaging studies to assist in the diagnosis and prognostication of stress injuries and fractures as per the ACR Guidelines.

Day 2

Evaluation of Shoulder Pain in Athletes and Athletic Individuals

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

  1. Differentiate injuries of the shoulder using special tests.
  2. Identify the anatomical structures of the shoulder that are pertinent to diagnosing and treating injuries.
  3. Describe the signs and symptoms of common sports injuries to the shoulder.
  4. Recognize what imaging modalities to use to correctly diagnose and, therefore, manage common injuries of the shoulder.

Smoking Cessation.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Recognize the role of smoking in disease etiology and the Health Consequences as identified in the 2014 Surgeon General and CDC Report.
  2. Develop methods of how to recognize influence and build confidence in a patients’ ability to quit smoking as per the AHCPR Guidelines.
  3. Utilize techniques and develop resources to enhance a patients’ ability to stop smoking, such as the NCI and smokefree.gov.
  4. Recognize the various benefits or advantages, indications and contraindications for use of the various available drugs and devices to assisting your patient in smoking cessation.

Evaluation and Treatment of Neck Pain

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Describe the injuries that can occur in the neck region of athletes and athletic individuals.
  2. Develop a logical differential diagnosis for any athletic or active individual presenting with neck pain.
  3. Determine the rationale behind treatment approaches to various neck injuries as per the Cochrane Library Reviews and ACR (Rheumatology).
  4. Assess and order laboratory and imaging studies to assist in the diagnosis of neck injuries and pathologies as per the ACR Radiology Criteria and Guidelines.

Headache.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Employ the diagnostic criteria for the common types of headaches seen in primary care as per the HA Classification Subcommittee of the International Headache Society and NHF.
  2. Be aware of “red flag” symptoms indicating the possibility of a more serious reason for the headache.
  3. Determine when diagnostic imaging is indicated in patients presenting with headache.
  4. Select appropriate treatment modalities for patients presenting with headache.

Day 3

Dermatologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Identify cutaneous markers of certain systemic diseases.
  2. Distinguish specific and nonspecific findings in relationship to underlying disease.
  3. Evaluate pruritus and differentiate those cases associated with systemic disease vs. primary cutaneous disease, including treatment of atopic dermatitis in accordance with AAD Guidelines.

Case Studies in Dermatology.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Create a differential diagnosis based on clinical presentation and patient history.
  2. Appreciate the importance of morphology and pattern recognition in cutaneous disorders.
  3. Develop an approach to treatment based upon the AAD Guidelines as well as those of the British Association of Dermatology for Lichen sclerosus.

Malignant Melanomas, Part I.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Utilize the ABCDE approach to the description of pigmented lesions and features of melanoma.
  2. Analyze the biology of melanoma.
  3. Appraise and employ the AAD Guidelines of Care for the Management of Primary Cutaneous Melanoma.
  4. Refer for a surgical approach, as per the NCCN (National Comprehensive Clinical Network) Guidelines for melanoma.

Malignant Melanomas, Part II.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

  1. Appraise “dysplastic nevi” and describe the relationship between dysplastic nevi and melanomas.
  2. Develop an approach to examination, testing and follow up of families with dysplastic nevi and melanomas as per the 2013 NCCN guidelines.

Recommend to patients the methods of photoprotection and the relationship of the sun to melanomas as per the 2014 NCCN guidelines for patients.

Day 4

Tick-Borne Infections:  Hot Spots and Bullseyes.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Analyze the epidemiology of tick-borne infections.
  2. Recognize the clinical/laboratory manifestations.
  3. Appropriately prescribe therapy, incorporating recent IDSA guidelines.

Improving Compliance.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP ^

  1. Use techniques that can better detect non-compliance in their patients.
  2. Apply techniques that can be used to increase compliance in their patients.

Acute Otitis Media: Of Pathogens and Patients.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Recognize trends in resistance in pediatric pathogens.
  2. Assess recommendations in AAP/AAFP guidelines.
  3. Appropriately prescribe empiric antibiotic therapy.

Identification and Treatment of Traumatized Patients.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP ^

  1. Describe the characteristics associated with traumatic events.
  2. Interpret the “red flags” or symptomatic manifestations of trauma in patients.
  3. Demonstrate how to obtain a trauma history from a patient during the H and P.
  4. Identify and propose interventions designed to treat symptoms of trauma and increase comfort during physical exam.

Day 5

Thyroid Disease.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Formulate a plan for the evaluation of a patient with presumed thyroid disease.
  2. Interpret common lab and imaging tests in the evaluation of a patient with thyroid disease.
  3. Select appropriate treatment modalities, both medical and surgical, for patients with thyroid disease according to the American Thyroid Association Guidelines.

Chief Complaint: Fever and Rash.

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

  1. Recognize distinctive clinical illnesses with fever and rash.
  2. Develop an approach to clinical and laboratory diagnosis.

Obesity.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. State the epidemiology of obesity in America and the health risks associated with obesity.
  2. Assess patients who are obese and determine that they are in need of treatment.
  3. Recommend and utilize the ACC/AHA/TOS Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obese Adults with options available, including diet, exercise, medications, and bariatric surgery.
  4. Employ the Endocrinology Society Guidelines on Pharmacological Management of Obesity.

Virus X: Ubiquitous, Uncanny, Understandable.

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

  1. Recognize the diverse clinical manifestations of EBV infection.
  2. Order appropriate laboratory work-up based on the situation.
  3. Anticipate natural history and complications of infection.

Presented By

Presenter

  • Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P. – Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
    Professor of Pediatrics; Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics and Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, DE
  • Lisa R. Ferentz, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.-C., DAPA – The Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy Training and Education, Inc.
    Founder and President; Clinical Social Worker, Private Practice and Clinical Social Work Consultant, Baltimore, MD
  • Kevin S. Ferentz, M.D. – University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine; Lead Physician, GBMC Primary Care, Owings Mills, MD
  • George G.A. Pujalte, M.D., F.A.C.S.M. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Fee Structure

To receive the Early Registration Rate, fees must be postmarked >60 days prior to program start date (June 24, 2019 8:00 am).

Register

Details Price Qty
Physician Fees - Early Registration $899.00 (USD)  
Physician Fees - Regular Registration $949.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
April 24, 2019
Resident Fees - Early Registration $799.00 (USD)  
Resident Fees - Regular Registration $849.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
April 24, 2019
Advanced Practitioner Fees - Early Registration $749.00 (USD)  
Advanced Practitioner Fees - Regular Registration $799.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
April 24, 2019
AMS Exception Ticket $899.00 (USD)  

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