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This CME activity is co-sponsored by the American College of Physicians (ACP) and pmiCME. All decisions about the CME content and faculty are made exclusively by ACP and pmiCME. It is the goal of the organizations to provide educational opportunities that are timely, unbiased, scientifically rigorous, practical in nature, and that serve to improve patient outcomes.

Regional Conference Indianapolis, IN

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Date: October 29-30, 2014

Meeting Overview

Venue:
Indiana Convention Center
Primary Audience:
Primary Care
Credits:
13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 13.25 AAFP, or 13.25 AANP
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Earn CME credits in Indianapolis.

As a primary care clinician, you see patients with a broad spectrum of diagnoses, questions, and needs. Spend two days learning alongside your colleagues at
Pri-Med Indianapolis and gain practical clinical pearls that you can apply in your practice the very next day.

Earn up to 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 13.25 AAFP Prescribed credits, or 13.25 AANP contact hours of continuing education by attending.

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Quality CME

The Pri-Med Indianapolis CME curriculum has been developed in collaboration with the American College of Physicians to bring you practical, relevant sessions covering the variety of clinical challenges you come across in your daily practice. Learn from experts in their field as they present on:

  • Understanding the Patient with Chronic Comorbid Medical and Psychiatric Conditions
  • Against All Odds: Improving Insulin Use in T2DM through Individualized Clinical Decision Making*
  • Current Approaches to Infectious Diseases in Primary Care

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Value for Your Time

Your schedule is busier than ever, so get the most out of your time away from your practice.

  • The convenient location means less time traveling and more time with your patients
  • Enjoy complimentary registration, plus coffee, light breakfast, and a boxed lunch on us
  • Earn up to 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 13.25 AAFP Prescribed credits, or 13.25 AANP contact hours of continuing education credits

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Who Should Attend

Actively practicing primary care clinicians who are interested in timely, in-depth CME sessions to extend their learning and benefit their patients.

  • Primary care physicians
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants
 

Industry-Sponsored Opportunities

Continue your learning during session breaks with these non-CME opportunities:

  • Attend Presentation Theaters covering the latest drugs and therapies
  • Visit the Product Forum and meet face-to-face with local industry representatives

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All Presentation Theater tickets will be distributed on-site.

How to Register

Register Online

Register online or by phone: 844-300-6340 (Mon–Fri, 9am–8pm ET).

 

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Curriculum developed in collaboration
with the American College of Physicians

Curriculum developed in collaboration with the ACP

Sessions & Syllabus

New Process for Session Evaluation and Claiming Education Credit
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
6:45 AM-7:30 AM Registration and Breakfast
7:30 AM-7:45 AM Opening Remarks
7:45 AM-8:45 AM High Value Care: Informed Decisions that Reduce Waste and Improve Health Outcomes
This interactive session uses real patient cases to challenge clinicians to balance potential benefits with harms and costs of specific medical interventions

Learning Objectives:

  1. Weigh the expected clinical benefits against the costs/harms of testing and therapy when considering patient management choices.
  2. Estimate "out-of-pocket" patient expenses based on insurance status, type of plan and setting of care.
Susan T Hingle, MD, FACP, , Professor of Internal Medicine, Interim Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
8:45 AM-9:45 AM Managing Common Issues in Menopausal Women
Examine the latest evidence regarding potential benefits/harms of drugs and supplements, especially as they relate to cardiovascular health, that are frequently used by menopausal women

Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine the latest evidence regarding potential benefits and harms of drugs and supplements used by menopausal women, especially as they relate to cardiovascular health.
  2. Tailor therapy according to risks versus benefits of available treatment interventions.
M. Susan Burke, MD, FACP, (Read Bio) , Associate Professor of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, Senior Advisor, Lankenau Medical Associates, Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, PA
9:45 AM-10:45 AM Refreshment Break and Additional Opportunities
10:45 AM-12:15 PM *Against All Odds: Improving Insulin Use in T2DM through Individualized Clinical Decision Making

Learning Objectives:

  1. Summarize the clinical evidence supporting the use of basal insulin therapy, with and without GLP-1 receptor agonists, in the management of type 2 diabetes.
  2. Incorporate strategies to overcome barriers to insulin use in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Richard Edwin Pratley, MD, (Read Bio) ,
Frank Lavernia, MD, (Read Bio) , Founder, North Broward Diabetes Center, Pompano Beach, FL
Stanley Schwartz, MD, (Read Bio) ,
12:15 PM-1:15 PM Lunch and Additional Opportunities
1:15 PM-2:30 PM Procedures You Can Do In Your Office
Instructional videos will demonstrate basic in-office procedures such as skin biopsy, basic suturing, and soft tissue injections.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Increase your confidence in performing in-office procedures like skin biopsy, basic suturing, and soft tissue injections.
Joshua D. Lenchus, DO, RPh, FACP, SFHM, (Read Bio) , Associate Professor, Medicine and Anesthesiology, Medical Director, Procedure Service, UM-JMH Center for Patient Safety, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
2:30 PM-2:45 PM Refreshment Break
2:45 PM-3:45 PM Update on Celiac Disease and Other Gluten Related Disorders
Apply new guidelines for the diagnosis of these digestive disorders, and recommend dietary adjustments as indicated

Learning Objectives:

  1. Apply new recommendations for the diagnosis of celiac disease and other gluten disorders.
  2. Counsel patients on dietary adjustments as indicated.
Peter Buch, MD, FACP, AGAF, (Read Bio) , Associate Clinical Professor, GI, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, Associate Clinical Professor, ECHN Affiliate, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Manchester, CT
3:45 PM-5:00 PM Current Approaches to Infectious Diseases in Primary Care
Hear the latest developments in the war against antimicrobial resistance and recommendations for treating outpatient infections

Learning Objectives:

  1. Effectively assess and diagnose patients with common community-acquired infections.
  2. Apply the latest guideline recommendations for appropriate treatment of pharyngitis, urinary tract infection, and cellulitis.
Thomas Fekete, MD, FACP, , Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Section Chief, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Thursday, October 30, 2014
6:45 AM-7:30 AM Registration and Breakfast
7:30 AM-7:45 AM Opening Remarks
7:45 AM-8:45 AM Understanding the Patient with Chronic Comorbid Medical and Psychiatric Conditions
Recognize the complexities of managing patients with chronic disease and accompanying depression and/or anxiety

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the most common psychiatric disorders occurring in patients with medical conditions.
  2. Understand key issues in managing psychiatric disorders in patients with medical conditions.
  3. Know how to treat patients who have pain or other physical symptoms with comorbid psychiatric disorders.
  4. Consider tools and practice enhancements that improve outcomes in medical patients with psychiatric disorders.
Kurt Kroenke, MD, (Read Bio) , Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, Research Scientist, VA HSR&D Center for Implementing Evidence-Based Practice and Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN
8:45 AM-10:00 AM Optimizing the Management of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
Address the challenges of patients with mild to moderate CKD with respect to slowing disease progression and treating blood chemistry abnormalities

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the impact of chronic kidney disease (CKD) as a common condition of the adult US population.
  2. Apply the latest evidence-based recommendations for diagnosis and management of patients with stages 1-3 CKD.
  3. Slow CKD progression by treating risk factors such as hypertension and diabetes.
Jay B. Wish, MD, FACP, (Read Bio) , Professor of Clinical Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, Medical Director, Out-Patient Dialysis Unit, Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
10:00 AM-11:00 AM Refreshment Break and Additional Opportunities
11:00 AM-12:00 PM Hot Off the Press and Into Your Practice 2014
You decide how your patient practice will be impacted after receiving updates on compelling new studies, clinical findings, and guidelines

Learning Objectives:

  1. Consider key findings from important new studies that can change your patient care.
Marie T. Brown, MD, FACP, (Read Bio) , Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, Governor, Illinois-N Chapter, American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA, Member of supplemental test writing committee, American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
12:00 PM-1:00 PM Lunch and Additional Opportunities
1:00 PM-2:00 PM Practical Approaches to the "Dizzy" Patient
Determine the etiology for symptoms that patients characterize as feeling dizzy or lightheaded, and the next appropriate course of action

Learning Objectives:

  1. Consider the potential etiologies for symptoms of lightheadedness or vertigo.
  2. Appropriately determine next steps, such as testing, referral or treatment based on clinical assessment.
Aashish Didwania, MD, FACP, (Read Bio) , Associate Professor, Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
2:00 PM-3:00 PM Afternoon Break
3:00 PM-4:00 PM Medical Brain Game 2014: PCP Edition
Tough Questions Patients Bring to You

Learning Objectives:

  1. Compete in the popular yet practical medical knowledge game. New categories are sure to provide a fun challenge.
Neil Skolnik, MD, (Read Bio) , Professor, Family and Community Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, Associate Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA
Katherine E. Galluzzi, FACOFP, DO, CMD, (Read Bio) , Professor and Chairperson, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, Director, Comprehensive Care @ PCOM, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, Medical Director, Hospice of Philadelphia, VNA of Greater Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
4:00 PM-5:00 PM Lung Sounds: A Primer on Pulmonary Auscultation
This primer on pulmonary auscultation will permit you to identify various breath sounds and adventitious lung sounds, including those findings which have been described only recently, and link them to the scientific and literature validation that supports their clinical relevancy.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize and identify various breath sounds and adventitious lung sounds, including those findings which have been described only recently.
  2. Link literature validation and scientific basis to those sounds and extra-sounds which are clinically relevant.
  3. Establish a clinico-pathologic correlation for sounds and extra-sounds and murmurs.
Salvatore Mangione, MD, (Read Bio) , Associate Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Ticketed Events

All Presentation Theater tickets will be distributed on-site.

Morning Break

Non-CME Presentation Theater

9:55 AM-10:40 AM

Diabetes

9:55 AM-10:40 AM

Afib

Lunch Break

Non-CME Presentation Theater

12:25 PM-1:10 PM

Pancreatic Insufficiency

12:25 PM-1:10 PM

Vaccines

Morning Break

Non-CME Presentation Theater

10:10 AM-10:55 AM

Obesity

10:10 AM-10:55 AM

Pain Management

Lunch Break

Non-CME Presentation Theater

12:10 PM-12:55 PM

Dermatology/Psoriasis

12:10 PM-12:55 PM

HAE

2:10 PM-2:55 PM

Vaccines

2:10 PM-2:55 PM

Diabetes

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Advancing Paradigm Changes in Type 2 Diabetes Management
Brought to you by: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Room: Sagamore Ballroom 6
This program will cover the following topics regarding a sodium-glucose co-transporter (SGLT2) inhibitor: the role of the kidney in regulation of hyperglycemia in T2DM, the mechanism of action - mediated inhibition of SGLT2 in the proximal convoluted tubule of the kidney, key efficacy and safety data from 2 active-controlled clinical trials, important safety information, question and answer session. This promotional educational activity is sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. It is not certified for continuing medical education. 010034-140210
Faculty:
  1. Michael Attanasio, DO
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A Paradigm Shift In The Treatment of Thrombosis
Room: Sagamore Ballroom 7
Faculty:
  1. Richard Shih, MD
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Understanding the Data - Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency
Room: Sagamore Ballroom 7
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Pneumococcal Pneumonia and Invasive Disease in Adults: Help Protect Patients Aged 50+ in Your Practice
Brought to you by: Pfizer Inc..
Room: Sagamore Ballroom 6
Faculty:
  1. Chris Farnum
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Addressing Chronic Weight Management With Targeted Pharmacotherapy
Brought to you by: Eisai, Inc..
Room: Sagamore Ballroom 6
Faculty:
  1. Harold Bays, FTOS , MD, FACE , FNLA (Bio)
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Iroko Pharmaceuticals: Submicron diclofenac using SoluMatrix Fine Particle Technology™
Room: Sagamore Ballroom 7
Faculty:
  1. Gerald Sacks, MD
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Psoriasis: Look Closer
Room: Sagamore Ballroom 7
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Medical Mystery: A Case of Unexplained Recurrent Abdominal Pain
Brought to you by: Shire.
Room: Sagamore Ballroom 6
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Pneumococcal Disease in Adults: Key Considerations for Your Office, Hospital, or Pharmacy
Brought to you by: Merck & Co., Inc.
Room: Sagamore Ballroom 6
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The Effect of a Once-Weekly Therapy on A1C and Weight Over 3 Years
Room: Sagamore Ballroom 7
Faculty:
  1. Daniel Honeycutt, MD

Accreditation

Earn up to 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 13.25 AAFP Prescribed credits, or 13.25 AANP contact hours of continuing education by attending.

Final session schedule is pending.

Credits Type Accreditation Statement Designation Statement
13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ pmiCME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. pmiCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
13.25 AAFP This Live activity, Pri-Med Regional Conference, Indianapolis, with a beginning date of 10/29/2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 13.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
13.25 AANP pmiCME is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education programs by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. AANP Provider number 040308. This program has been approved for 13.25 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 6.750 hours of pharmacology).

Faculty

Susan Hingle, MD, FACP

Professor of Internal Medicine, Interim Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

Presenting on:

M. Susan Burke, MD, FACP (Read Bio)

Associate Professor of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Senior Advisor, Lankenau Medical Associates, Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, PA

Presenting on:

Richard Pratley, MD (Read Bio)

Presenting on:

  • Against All Odds: Improving Insulin Use in T2DM through Individualized Clinical Decision Making
    Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:45 AM-12:15 PM

Frank Lavernia, MD (Read Bio)

Founder, North Broward Diabetes Center, Pompano Beach, FL

Presenting on:

  • Against All Odds: Improving Insulin Use in T2DM through Individualized Clinical Decision Making
    Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:45 AM-12:15 PM

Stanley Schwartz, MD (Read Bio)

Presenting on:

  • Against All Odds: Improving Insulin Use in T2DM through Individualized Clinical Decision Making
    Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 10:45 AM-12:15 PM

Joshua Lenchus, DO, RPh, FACP, SFHM (Read Bio)

Associate Professor, Medicine and Anesthesiology, Medical Director, Procedure Service, UM-JMH Center for Patient Safety, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL

Presenting on:

Peter Buch, MD, FACP, AGAF (Read Bio)

Associate Clinical Professor, GI, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
Associate Clinical Professor, ECHN Affiliate, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Manchester, CT

Presenting on:

Thomas Fekete, MD, FACP

Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Section Chief, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Presenting on:

Kurt Kroenke, MD (Read Bio)

Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Research Scientist, VA HSR&D Center for Implementing Evidence-Based Practice and Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN

Presenting on:

Jay Wish, MD, FACP (Read Bio)

Professor of Clinical Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Medical Director, Out-Patient Dialysis Unit, Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

Presenting on:

Marie Brown, MD, FACP (Read Bio)

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Governor, Illinois-N Chapter, American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA
Member of supplemental test writing committee, American Board of Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Presenting on:

Aashish Didwania, MD, FACP (Read Bio)

Associate Professor, Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Presenting on:

Neil Skolnik, MD (Read Bio)

Professor, Family and Community Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Associate Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA

Presenting on:

Katherine Galluzzi, FACOFP, DO, CMD (Read Bio)

Professor and Chairperson, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Director, Comprehensive Care @ PCOM, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Medical Director, Hospice of Philadelphia, VNA of Greater Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Presenting on:

Salvatore Mangione, MD (Read Bio)

Associate Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Presenting on:

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Meeting Location

Indiana Convention Center
100 S Capitol Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46225-1002
(317) 262-3400

Hotel Accommodations

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
1 S Capitol Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46204-3495
Phone: (888) 421-1442

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis. Please call (888) 421-1442 by 10/07/2014 and identify yourself as a Pri-Med attendee to receive the discounted rate of $169.

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