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Regional Conference San Jose, CA

Location: San Jose, CA
Date: September 4-5, 2014

Meeting Overview

Venue:
San Jose McEnery Convention Center
Primary Audience:
Primary Care
Credits:
Earn up to 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 14 AAFP or 14 AANP.

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Earn CME credits in San Jose.

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 San Jose and gain practical clinical pearls that you can apply in your practice the very next day

Earn up to 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 14 AAFP Prescribed credits, or 14 AANP contact hours of continuing education by attending.

 
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Quality CME 

The Pri-Med San Jose 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:

  • Optimizing the Management of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
  • An Update on Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Myths and Facts*
  • 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 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 14 AAFP Prescribed credits, or 14 AANP contact hours of continuing education 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 

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.

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Curriculum developed in collaboration
with the American College of Physicians

Curriculum developed in collaboration with the ACP

Sessions & Syllabus

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Thursday, September 04, 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
Prateek Gandiga MD, FACP
8:45 AM-10:00 AM
*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
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Refreshment Break and Additional Opportunities
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
*Incorporating GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Therapy in T2DM Management: Achieving a Comfort Zone in 2014

Learning Objectives:

  1. Implement treatment regimens for patients with type 2 diabetes in accordance with recently updated treatment recommendations.
  2. Review the clinical evidence for the use of incretin-based therapies in type 2 diabetes management.
Javier Morales MD (Read Bio) St. Francis Hospital, Jersey City, NJ, Vice President, Principal Clinical Trials Investigator, Advanced Internal Medicine Group, PC, Great Neck, NY
Carol Wysham MDClinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Jeff Unger MDMedical Director, The Unger Primary Care Medical Center, Chino, CA
12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Lunch and Additional Opportunities
1:30 PM-2:45 PM
*Keeping Adult Patients Healthy: The Role of Adult Immunization

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify profiles of specific patients at greatest risk for vaccine-preventable diseases.
  2. Recognize that health care provider recommendations are key to patient acceptance of vaccinations.
  3. Implement standing orders for adult immunization within practice settings.
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
Robert H. Hopkins MD, FACP, FAAPProfessor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR
2:45 PM-3:00 PM
Afternoon Break
3:00 PM-4:00 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
4:00 PM-5:00 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
Friday, September 05, 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 MDProfessor of Medicine/Director of Fellowship, Training Programs and Research Scientist, Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine, 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
Richard Lafayette MD, FACPAssociate Professor, Department of Medicine, Director, Stanford Glomerular Disease Center, Clinical Chief, Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Refreshment Break and Additional Opportunities
11:00 AM-12:15 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
Fred Lopez MD, MACP (Read Bio) Richard Vial Professor and Vice Chair, Louisiana State University Department of Medicine LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
12:15 PM-1:15 PM
Lunch and Additional Opportunities
1:15 PM-2:30 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.
Joel C. Diamant FACP, MD (Read Bio) Attending Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, Scripps Clinic/Green Hospital, La Jolla, CA, Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Executive Vice President, Scripps Clinic Medical Group, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA
2:30 PM-2:45 PM
Afternoon Break
2:45 PM-3:45 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.
Pamela R. Kushner MA, MD, FAAFP (Read Bio) Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA
Leonard Fromer MD, FAAFP, ABFM (Read Bio) Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, Executive Medical Director, Group Practice Forum, Los Angeles, CA
3:45 PM-5:00 PM
For Your Eyes Only - Ophthalmology 2014 Update

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the latest results of the CATT trial and the AREDS2 trial their implications for age-related macular degeneration
  2. Describe how to minimize the risk of ophthalmic adverse events in patients taking alpha-blockers for prostate disease.
  3. Discuss 2 new imaging modalities designed to help primary care clinicians and ophthalmologists diagnose eye disease.
Tommy S. Korn MD, FACS (Read Bio) Attending Ophthalmologist & Surgeon, Sharp Rees-Steely Surgical Eye Consultants, San Diego, CA, Attending Ophthalmologist, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group, Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, CA

Ticketed Events

All Presentation Theater tickets will be distributed on-site.

Morning Break

Non-CME Presentation Theater

10:10 AM-10:55 AM

Vaccines

Lunch Break

Non-CME Presentation Theater

12:40 PM-1:25 PM

Diabetes

12:40 PM-1:25 PM

Pain Management

Morning Break

Non-CME Presentation Theater

10:10 AM-10:55 AM

Hepatitis C

10:10 AM-10:55 AM

Obesity

Lunch Break

Non-CME Presentation Theater

12:25 PM-1:10 PM

Dermatology - Psoriasis

12:25 PM-1:10 PM

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Pneumococcal Pneumonia and Invasive Disease in Adults: Help Protect Your Patients Aged 50+
Room: Grand Ballroom 220 B
Faculty:
  1. Elizabeth Race, MD
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Advancing Paradigm Changes in Type 2 Diabetes Management
Room: Grand Ballroom 220 C
Faculty:
  1. Todd Kaye, MD (Bio)
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Iroko Pharmaceuticals: Submicron diclofenac using SoluMatrix Fine Particle Technology™
Room: Grand Ballroom 220 B
Faculty:
  1. Gerald Sacks, MD
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Rethink HCV
Room: Grand Ballroom 220 C
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Addressing Chronic Weight Management With Targeted Pharmacotherapy
Room: Grand Ballroom 220 B
Faculty:
  1. Yogesh Trehan, MD
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Psoriasis - Look Closer
Room: Grand Ballroom 220 B
Faculty:
  1. Robert Greenberg, MD
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Medical Mystery: A Case of Unexplained Recurrent Abdominal Pain
Room: Grand Ballroom 220 C

Accreditation

Earn up to 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 14 AAFP Prescribed credits, or 14 AANP contact hours of continuing education by attending.

Final session schedule is pending.

Credits Type Accreditation Statement Designation Statement
14 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 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
14 AAFP This Live activity, Pri-Med Regional Conference San Jose, with a beginning date of 09/04/2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.00 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.
14 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 14 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 7.000 hours of pharmacology).

Faculty

Prateek Gandiga, MD, FACP

Presenting on:

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
    Thursday, September 04, 2014, 8:45 AM-10:00 AM

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
    Thursday, September 04, 2014, 8:45 AM-10:00 AM

Javier Morales, MD (Read Bio)

St. Francis Hospital, Jersey City, NJ
Vice President, Principal Clinical Trials Investigator, Advanced Internal Medicine Group, PC, Great Neck, NY

Presenting on:

  • Incorporating GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Therapy in T2DM Management: Achieving a Comfort Zone in 2014
    Thursday, September 04, 2014, 11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Carol Wysham, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Presenting on:

  • Incorporating GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Therapy in T2DM Management: Achieving a Comfort Zone in 2014
    Thursday, September 04, 2014, 11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Jeff Unger, MD

Medical Director, The Unger Primary Care Medical Center, Chino, CA

Presenting on:

  • Incorporating GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Therapy in T2DM Management: Achieving a Comfort Zone in 2014
    Thursday, September 04, 2014, 11:00 AM-12:30 PM

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:

  • Keeping Adult Patients Healthy: The Role of Adult Immunization
    Thursday, September 04, 2014, 1:30 PM-2:45 PM

Robert Hopkins, MD, FACP, FAAP

Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR

Presenting on:

  • Keeping Adult Patients Healthy: The Role of Adult Immunization
    Thursday, September 04, 2014, 1:30 PM-2:45 PM

Salvatore Mangione, MD (Read Bio)

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

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:

Kurt Kroenke, MD

Professor of Medicine/Director of Fellowship, Training Programs and Research Scientist, Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Presenting on:

Richard Lafayette, MD, FACP

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Director, Stanford Glomerular Disease Center, Clinical Chief, Division of Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Presenting on:

Fred Lopez, MD, MACP (Read Bio)

Richard Vial Professor and Vice Chair, Louisiana State University Department of Medicine LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA

Presenting on:

Joel Diamant, FACP, MD (Read Bio)

Attending Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, Scripps Clinic/Green Hospital, La Jolla, CA
Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Executive Vice President, Scripps Clinic Medical Group, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA

Presenting on:

Pamela Kushner, MA, MD, FAAFP (Read Bio)

Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA

Presenting on:

Leonard Fromer, MD, FAAFP, ABFM (Read Bio)

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Executive Medical Director, Group Practice Forum, Los Angeles, CA

Presenting on:

Tommy Korn, MD, FACS (Read Bio)

Attending Ophthalmologist & Surgeon, Sharp Rees-Steely Surgical Eye Consultants, San Diego, CA
Attending Ophthalmologist, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group, Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, CA

Presenting on:

  • For Your Eyes Only - Ophthalmology 2014 Update
    Friday, September 05, 2014, 3:45 PM-5:00 PM

Course Chairs

Pamela R. Kushner, MA, MD, FAAFP

  • Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Irvine
  • Katherine E. Galluzzi, DO, CMD, FACOFP

  • Professor and Chairperson, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Geriatric Medicine
  • Medical Director, Hospice of Philadelphia, VNA of Greater Philadelphia
  • Fred Lopez, MD

  • Richard Vial Professor and Vice Chair, Louisiana State University Department of Medicine LSU Health Sciences Center
  • Virginia Collier, MD

  • Hugh R. Sharp, Jr. Chair, Department of Medicine, Christiana Care Health System
  • Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College
  • Susan T Hingle, MD, FACP

  • Professor of Internal Medicine, Interim Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, SIU School of Medicine
  • Alessio Fasano, MD

  • Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Director, Center for Celiac Research and Mucosal Immunology & Bio Rearsch Center, Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Basic, Clinical and Translational Research, Visiting Professor, Harvard Medical School
  • Wendy S Klein, MD, FACP

  • Associate Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, VCU Institute for Women's Health, A National Center of Excellence, Virginia Commonwealth University
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    Meeting Location

    San Jose McEnery Convention Center
    150 W San Carlos St
    San Jose, CA 95113-2005
    (408) 277-5277

    Hotel Accommodations

    Hilton San Jose
    300 Almaden Blvd
    San Jose, CA 95110-2703
    Phone: (1800) 774-1500

    A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Hilton San Jose. Please call (1800) 774-1500 by 08/20/2014 and identify yourself as a Pri-Med attendee to receive the discounted rate of $159.

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