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Each year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes guidelines for early cancer detection, trends in cancer screening rates, and issues related to cancer screening. This presentation will summarize current ACS screening guidelines and an updated guideline for using human papillomavirus vaccination for cancer prevention. Further, the speaker will review updates in U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for breast and colorectal cancer screening and discuss interim findings from the UK Collaborative Trial on Ovarian Cancer Screening. Finally, utilization of cancer screening from the National Health Interview Survey will be presented.


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Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts will discuss ongoing priorities that build on his administration’s work to strengthen the Commonwealth’s healthcare system, ensure access to quality, affordable healthcare for all, and tackle the opioid epidemic.


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Sudden cardiac death of a young athlete is a rare but devastating event. The pre-participation exam consists of a history and physical, however the sensitivity of this is poor. This talk will review the evaluation recommended by the American Heart Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Family Physician, as well as the more controversial widespread screening with electrocardiogram and limited focus cardiac ultrasound.


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This talk will review the epidemiology and definition of cannabis use versus cannabis use disorders. The screening, laboratory detection, pharmacology will be briefly discussed along with the ethology and pathogenesis of serious cannabis use disorders. Medical and psychiatric comorbidities will be delineated. A brief review of the history of cannabis use and its cultural significance will follow. The faculty will discuss medical complications and the arguments for medical marijuana use and outline the controversial political and industrial complexities of medical marijuana and cannabis legalization.


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This lecture will review the most efficient means of assessing cognitive impairment, common issues in caring for the older adult with cognitive impairment, and pharmacologic/ non-pharmacologic means of treating patients. Participants will receive updates on what medications are useless/useful and what testing should be avoided. This lecture will also discuss future options and prognosis for patients with cognitive impairment.


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Faculty will review the prior data regarding antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapy. He will also present highlights from the recent late breaking clinical trial presentations from the European Society of Cardiology.


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Acute low back pain is a common reason for a patient to visit their primary care provider. Most back symptoms are usually self-limited. History and physical examination typically provide clues to the rare, but potentially serious causes of low back pain. The differential diagnosis will be explored and appropriate use of diagnostic testing, including x-rays, will be discussed. Participants will review current recommendations and treatment algorithms, and learn when it is appropriate to consider specialty referral.


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This presentation will highlight the diagnosis and management of ADHD in both children and adults, focusing on concepts that will be particularly relevant to primary care clinicians. Participants will review the diagnostic criteria for ADHD and learn about clinical interview techniques that will help them confidently diagnose ADHD. The presentation will discuss various medical and psychiatric conditions that may mimic ADHD and offer strategies to distinguish these various diagnoses. Then, the speaker will present basic information on how to treat ADHD and emphasize stimulant medications. A brief discussion on non-stimulant medications will follow, highlighting their pros and cons compared to stimulants. By the end of the session, primary care clinicians should feel more confident in their ability to diagnose and manage ADHD effectively.


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This talk focused on building understanding between anatomy and clinical correlates will highlight common injuries and management principles that you can use to improve outcomes and return to play/sport in your practice. The faculty will describe current rehabilitation protocols and provide examples to facilitate learning. By the end of this session, the you will have a comprehensive understanding of how to treat common injuries to ankles, elbows, and wrists. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on February 9th, 2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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This talk will review how to perform focused physical examinations of the hip and ankle, emphasizing correlation with specific diagnoses. In addition, the session will discuss common problems of the ankle and hip, along with initial treatment strategies.


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This talk will focus on safety, toxicity, and the available evidence about efficacy of various cannabinoids for medical illnesses and symptom management. It will also briefly review some of the public policy considerations related to how marijuana is scheduled by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration.


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This lecture will address the appropriate use and potential misuse of antibiotic therapy for the primary care practitioner.