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Title: Family Medicine and Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Approach to Clinical Problems 
Date: June 19-23, 2017
Daily Schedule: 8:00am-12:15pm
Location: Hyatt Regency Sarasota, Florida
Course # SEMLA-3120170619
Price: $749.00 - $899.00

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CERTIFICATION - 20 CREDITS

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

Specific Topic Learning Objectives

COURSE OUTLINE:

Day 1

Routine Adult Care.

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

  • Determine which screening tests are indicated for particular patients, according to USPSTF guidelines.
  • Employ Guideline recommendations presented for common disorders such as HBP, Lipids, STD’s, Cancers-lung, Cx, Breast, etc; AAA, Hep B & C; T2DM, etc.,
  • Advise your patients regarding vitamins and supplements as per the USPSTF and Evidence.
  • 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:

  • Describe how skin conditions impact athletes in ways unique to them, as compared to the general population.
  • Diagnose and treat various skin conditions that are especially common in athletes and active individuals.
  • Recommend various prevention strategies that may be employed in athletics to stop the spread of some skin conditions.
  • 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:

  • Explain the incidence and prevalence of anxiety and depression.
  • Evaluate patients with signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression so as to make an accurate diagnosis.
  • 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.
  • Identify the suicidal patient and take appropriate actions for their safety as well as the public.

Approach to Stress Fractures.

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

  • Describe the stress fractures that can occur in various bones of athletes and athletic individuals.
  • Determine the rationale behind differing treatment approaches to preventing and treating stress fractures.
  • 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.
  • Assess and order laboratory and imaging studies to assist in the diagnosis and prognostication of stress injuries and fractures.

Day 2

Evaluation of Shoulder Pain in Athletes and Athletic Individuals.

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

  • Differentiate injuries of the shoulder using special tests.
  • Identify the anatomical structures of the shoulder that are pertinent to diagnosing and treating injuries.
  • Describe the signs and symptoms of common sports injuries to the shoulder.
  • 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:

  • Recognize the role of smoking in disease etiology and the Health Consequences as identified in the 2014 Surgeon General and CDC Report.
  • Develop methods of how to influence and build confidence in a patients’ ability to quit smoking.
  • Utilize techniques and develop resources to enhance a patients' ability to stop smoking.
  • 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:

  • Describe the injuries that can occur in the neck region of athletes and athletic individuals.
  • Determine the rationale behind treatment approaches to various neck injuries.
  • Develop a logical differential diagnosis for any athletic or active individual presenting with neck pain.
  • Assess and order laboratory and imaging studies to assist in the diagnosis of neck injuries and pathologies.

Headache.

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

  • 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.
  • Be aware of "red flag" symptoms indicating the possibility of a more serious reason for the headache.
  • Determine when diagnostic imaging is indicated in patients presenting with headache.
  • Select appropriate treatment modalities for patients presenting with headache.

Day 3

Anemia.

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

  • Develop a diagnostic strategy to ascertain the etiology of the anemia.
  • Utilize the guidelines for diagnosing anemia in children and adults in terms of available testing.
  • Develop a clinical approach to treating various anemias to include Iron Deficiency and “Anemia of Chronic Disease” due to infections, inflammatory dz’s, CKD, Malignancies, Cytokines, Interferons, TNF’s, etc.
  • Describe the role of consultants in the evaluation and management of anemia.

Concussion Update.

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

  • Appraise the etiology, pathophysiology, and signs and symptoms of concussion.
  • Utilize concussion assessment tools to assess and manage concussion.
  • Determine medical clearance and return to learn and play recommendations.
  • Recognize when and how to interpret neuropsychological testing.
  • Define second impact syndrome and its complications/significance.

Food for Thought: Understanding and Working with Eating Disorders.

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

  • Identify the behavioral and psychosocial triggers that promote eating disordered behaviors.
  • Distinguish between the symptoms of anorexia, bulimia and binge eating behaviors.
  • Recognize the clinical “red flags” that indicate eating disordered behavior.
  • Apply appropriate interventions designed to treat eating disordered behaviors.

Musculoskeletal Imaging.

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

  • Recognize the indications for imaging and implement options for effective evaluation of back pain.
  • Determine when radiographic imaging is indicated for knee, foot, and ankle injuries.
  • Educate patients on indications and limitations of MRI.
  • Distinguish indications for MRI arthrogram.

Day 4

Knee Osteoarthritis.

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

  • Detect signs and symptoms suggestive of osteoarthritis.
  • Counsel patients on the benefits of exercise for treatment and prevention.
  • Counsel patients when to consider glucosamine, chondroitin, supplements, icing, bracing, acupuncture, and surgery.
  • Determine when visco supplements or cortisone injection may be helpful.

Improving Compliance.

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

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

Pearls and Pitfalls of Diagnosis of Sports Medicine Injuries.

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

  • Detect and refer hand injuries that may require urgent surgical referral.
  • Perform the most effective tests for De Quervain’s tenosynovitis.
  • Distinguish ankle sprains from high ankle sprains.
  • Evaluate foot injuries for Lis Franc sprain.

Identification and Treatment of Traumatized Patients.

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

  • Describe the characteristics associated with traumatic events.
  • Interpret the “red flags” or symptomatic manifestations of trauma in patients.
  • Demonstrate how to obtain a trauma history from a patient during the H and P.
  • 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:

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

Pearls of the Evaluation and Management of Hip Pain.

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

  • Determine the etiology of greater trochanteric hip pain.
  • Consider differential diagnosis of anterior hip pain in adult and pediatric patients.
  • Select physical examination techniques or tests to best evaluate hip pain.
  • Develop treatment plans for hip pain.

Obesity.

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

  • State the epidemiology of obesity in America and the health risks associated with obesity.
  • Assess patients who are obese and determine that they are in need of treatment.
  • 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.
  • Employ the Endocrinology Society Guidelines on Pharmacological Management of Obesity.

Exercise Prescriptions and Recommendations.

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

  • Distinguish health benefits that can be attained from regular aerobic physical activity.
  • Counsel patients on the minimum exercise recommendations.
  • Formulate effective exercise prescriptions using the FITT-PRO.
  • Detect and recommend possible solutions to barriers of implementation that may exist for some patients.

PRESENTED BY:
Kevin S. Ferentz, M.D. - University of Maryland School of Medicine
Lisa R. Ferentz, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.-C., DAPA - The Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy Training and Education, Inc.
Deepak S. Patel, M.D., F.A.A.F.P., F.A.C.S.M. - Rush-Copley Medical Center
George G.A. Pujalte, M.D., F.A.C.S.M. - Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL

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