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Regional Conference New York

Location: New York, NY
Date: May 28, 2014

Meeting Overview

Venue:
Grand Hyatt New York
Primary Audience:
Primary Care
Credits:
Refer to Accreditation Tab

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See your patients differently tomorrow.

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

Earn up to 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or 7 AANP contact hours of continuing education by attending.

 
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Quality CME

These continuing medical education (CME) programs will feature talks relevant to common topics you see in your practice on a daily basis—diabetes, hypertension, lipids, and more. Learn from the experts in their fields as they present on:

  • "Why Can't My Patients Lose Weight?" Treating Obesity as a Chronic Disease
  • Individualizing Diabetes Management with Injectable Therapies: Moving Beyond Oral Agents to Achieve Glycemic Control*
  • Lipid Management: A Primary Care Perspective

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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 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or 7 AANP contact hours of continuing education credits by attending.

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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

Catch up on emails or make patient calls during the breaks or choose to continue your learning with these non-CME opportunities at the in-person meeting:

  • 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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Curriculum developed in collaboration with the ACP

Sessions & Syllabus

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
6:45 AM-7:30 AM
Registration and Breakfast
7:30 AM-7:45 AM
Opening Remarks
7:45 AM-9:00 AM
"Why Can't My Patients Lose Weight?" Treating Obesity as a Chronic Disease State

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the basics of neuroendocrine regulation of body weight, and why it is difficult for obese patients to lose weight.
  2. Describe the basics of the clinical evaluation and management of patients with obesity.
  3. Assess the basics of pharmacologic management of obesity including the currently available medical treatments for obesity.
  4. Discuss the management of the bariatric surgery patient.
Louis J Aronne MD, FACP (Read Bio) Weill Professor of Metabolic Research, Medical Director, Center for Weight Management and Metabolic Clinical Research, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
9:00 AM-10:15 AM
*Rare Cases in Angioedema: Lifting the Veil on a Potentially Fatal Disease

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe epidemiology, pathophysiology, and burden of illness of HAE.
  2. Recognize HAE as a possible cause of recurrent angioedema and formulate an appropriate diagnostic workup for various types of HAE (Type I, Type II, and normal C1-INH).
  3. Utilize individualized HAE treatment strategies, taking into consideration risks and benefits of therapies, disease characteristics and severity, comorbid conditions, patient quality of life and patient preference.
Marc A Riedl MD, MSAssociate Professor of Medicine, Clinical Director, US HAEA Angioedema Center, University of California, San Diego, CA
William R. Lumry MD, FACP, FAAAAIClinical Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
10:15 AM-11:15 AM
Refreshment Break and Additional Opportunities
11:15 AM-12:30 PM
*An Update on Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Myths and Facts

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss possible associations between hypogonadism and diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular disease.
  2. Identify the signs and symptoms of hypogonadism and their clinical presentation.
  3. Assess current concerns surrounding testosterone therapy so as to appropriately select therapeutic options to treat select patients with hypogonadism.
  4. Implement monitoring strategies for patients on TRT to ensure best outcomes.
Abraham Morgentaler MD, FACS (Read Bio) Director and Founder, Men's Health Boston, Brookline, MA, Associate Clinical Professor of Urology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Mohit Khera MBA, MD, MPHAssociate Professor of Urology, Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Lunch and Additional Opportunities
1:30 PM-2:45 PM
*Individualizing Diabetes Management with Injectable Therapies: Moving Beyond Oral Agents to Achieve Glycemic Control

Learning Objectives:

  1. Implement strategies to mitigate patient-perceived barriers to injectable therapies and explore pathways physicians can employ to overcome clinical inertia associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) management.
  2. Evaluate the latest clinical evidence for GLP-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs) with respect to differences among agents and potential role in combination therapy with basal insulin.
  3. Compare and contrast available insulin products and develop strategies for timely initiation, selection, intensification, and self-management of insulin therapy for T2DM based on patient specific factors.
  4. Develop a patient-centered, guidelines-based approach for intensifying T2DM therapy with injectable agents to achieve glycemic control.
Lawrence Blonde MD, FACP, FACE (Read Bio) Director of the Ochsner Diabetes Clinical Research Unit, Associate Internal Medicine Residency Program Direct, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA
Javier Morales MD (Read Bio) Vice President, Principal Clinical Trails Investigator, Advanced Internal Medicine Group, New Hyde Park, NY
2:45 PM-3:00 PM
Afternoon Break
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Lipid Management: A Primary Care Perspective

Learning Objectives:

  1. Utilize evidence-based lipoprotein management strategies for non-LDL-C lipid targets
  2. Describe the risk factors, disease spectrum, and appropriate management of familial hypercholesterolemia.
Alan S. Brown MD, FACC, FNLA (Read Bio) Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University, Chicago, IL, Director, Division of Cardiology, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL, Medical Director, Midwest Heart Specialists at Advocate Healthcare, Midwest Heart Disease Prevention Center, Chicago, IL
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
JNC 8 & Conquering Hard-to-Treat Hypertension

Learning Objectives:

  1. Analyze the new hypertension guidelines
  2. Compare and contrast different hypertension guidelines
  3. Evaluate lifestyle modification and medical therapies for the treatment of hypertension
  4. Describe new interventional options to treat resistant hypertension.
Karol E. Watson MD, PhD, FACC (Read Bio) Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Director, UCLA Center for Cholesterol and Hypertension Management, Director, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Ticketed Events

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Morning Break

Non-CME Presentation Theater

10:25 AM-11:10 AM

Obesity

10:25 AM-11:10 AM

Atrial Fibrillation/Stroke

Lunch Break

Non-CME Presentation Theater

12:40 PM-1:25 PM

Hepatitis C

12:40 PM-1:25 PM

Diabetes

CLOSE  X  
A Novel Treatment Option for Chronic Weight Management
Brought to you by: Eisai, Inc..
Room: Theater 2
Faculty:
  1. Kenneth Hershon, MD
CLOSE  X  
A Paradigm Shift In The Treatment of Thrombosis
Brought to you by: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Room: Theater 1
Faculty:
  1. Stanley Thompson
CLOSE  X  
Rethink HCV
Room: Theater 1
Faculty:
  1. Dr. David Bernstein
CLOSE  X  
Advancing Paradigm Changes in Type 2 Diabetes Management
Brought to you by: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Room: Theater 2
Faculty:
  1. Gary Trager, MD

Accreditation

Earn up to 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or 7 AANP contact hours of continuing education credits by attending.

Final session schedules are pending.

May 28, 2014 | Regional Conference
Credits Type Accreditation Statement Designation Statement
7 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 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
7 AAFP This Live activity, Pri-Med Regional Conference - New York, with a beginning date of 05/28/2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 7.00 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.
7 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 7 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 3.500 hours of pharmacology).

Faculty

Louis Aronne, MD, FACP (Read Bio)

Weill Professor of Metabolic Research, Medical Director, Center for Weight Management and Metabolic Clinical Research, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Presenting on:

  • "Why Can't My Patients Lose Weight?" Treating Obesity as a Chronic Disease State
    Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 7:45 AM-9:00 AM

Marc Riedl, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinical Director, US HAEA Angioedema Center, University of California, San Diego, CA

Presenting on:

  • Rare Cases in Angioedema: Lifting the Veil on a Potentially Fatal Disease
    Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 9:00 AM-10:15 AM

William Lumry, MD, FACP, FAAAAI

Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX

Presenting on:

  • Rare Cases in Angioedema: Lifting the Veil on a Potentially Fatal Disease
    Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 9:00 AM-10:15 AM

Abraham Morgentaler, MD, FACS (Read Bio)

Director and Founder, Men's Health Boston, Brookline, MA
Associate Clinical Professor of Urology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Presenting on:

  • An Update on Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Myths and Facts
    Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 11:15 AM-12:30 PM

Mohit Khera, MBA, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Urology, Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Presenting on:

  • An Update on Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Myths and Facts
    Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 11:15 AM-12:30 PM

Lawrence Blonde, MD, FACP, FACE (Read Bio)

Director of the Ochsner Diabetes Clinical Research Unit, Associate Internal Medicine Residency Program Direct, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA

Presenting on:

  • Individualizing Diabetes Management with Injectable Therapies: Moving Beyond Oral Agents to Achieve Glycemic Control
    Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 1:30 PM-2:45 PM

Javier Morales, MD (Read Bio)

Vice President, Principal Clinical Trails Investigator, Advanced Internal Medicine Group, New Hyde Park, NY

Presenting on:

  • Individualizing Diabetes Management with Injectable Therapies: Moving Beyond Oral Agents to Achieve Glycemic Control
    Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 1:30 PM-2:45 PM

Alan Brown, MD, FACC, FNLA (Read Bio)

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University, Chicago, IL
Director, Division of Cardiology, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
Medical Director, Midwest Heart Specialists at Advocate Healthcare, Midwest Heart Disease Prevention Center, Chicago, IL

Presenting on:

  • Lipid Management: A Primary Care Perspective
    Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Karol Watson, MD, PhD, FACC (Read Bio)

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Director, UCLA Center for Cholesterol and Hypertension Management, Director, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Presenting on:

  • JNC 8 & Conquering Hard-to-Treat Hypertension
    Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

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Meeting Location

Grand Hyatt New York
109 E 42nd St
New York, NY 10017-8500
(800) 233-1234

Hotel Accommodations

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Grand Hyatt New York. Please call (800) 233-1234 by 05/05/2014 and identify yourself as a Pri-Med attendee to receive the discounted rate of $319. You may also go book by using the link below:

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