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Join an interactive session that simulates a consult with a rheumatologist and addresses the most commonly posed questions from primary care practitioners.


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The history of cannabis (marijuana) use goes back over 5,000 years. It has been used throughout the world and increased/decreased in popular use at various times throughout the centuries. In the U.S., cannabis has been used for recreational, mood-altering experiences and for various medical conditions, such as chronic pain and epilepsy. This presentation will review the biochemical properties of cannabis as well as its mode of action and metabolism. The faculty will review the clinical studies that either support or debunk the use of medical marijuana, describe the frequency of addiction, and the present the newest work on treating withdrawal symptoms. They will also discuss the current state of legalization at the local, state, and federal level


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This talk will review relevant approaches to the diagnosis and management of thyroid nodules in the outpatient setting.


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The role of the primary care clinician is crucial in defining the quality of care and life a patient experiences in the final months and year. Caring for patients longitudinally is core to the principles of primary care. Even nearing the end, there is always more we can do, and navigating and supporting patients in crafting what optimal care looks like for them in key to the alleviation and prevention of suffering and enhancement of quality of life as disease progress. In this talk we will explore practical clinical, communication, and operations skills to integrate of palliative care principles into primary care, at all stages of a serious illness.


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The lecture will have an initial introduction of what is travelers medicine and the importance of it. I will follow with a description of important points to know as a healthcare worker to take in to account when dealing with patients that are ready to travel or come with an illness related to a recent trip. I will describe the most important factors to evaluate during a traveler’s medicine visit, then updates in emerging diseases and vaccines recommendations. Will finally describe some important actual geographic areas related to important infectious/diseases and will end with a summary and final tips to give travelers before their trip.


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The Incidence of Autistic Spectrum Disorder continues to increase; this session will help providers keep current on the screening, diagnosis and resources available for you providers, patients and families. Focus will be on proper initial work up and patient/parent counseling.


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e-Cigarettes were 1st introduced to the US market in 2007, essentially to help smokers stop smoking tobacco-based cigarettes. There is some evidence that, for some adults, it may be beneficial to assist with smoking cessation. However, the use of e-Cigarettes and vaping (referred to as ENDS – electronic nicotine delivery systems), has increased significantly, specifically in the US teen population. The FDA and AAP have addressed the concerns surrounding e-Cigarettes and vaping in both regulations and policy statements. Join us as we discuss the latest evidence, potential benefits, and public health concerns regarding e-Cigarettes and vaping.


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The lecture will review a prominent terrorist attack in Boston at the Boston Marathon and the medical response on a city-wide scale and review some lessons learned and areas of opportunity for further preparedness.


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This talk will provide an opportunity for the learner to (anonymously) test his/her knowledge in the management of people with type 2 diabetes using cases and an ARS. The cases will also be used to illustrate the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes and provide an opportunity for developing a practical approach to treating people with type 2 diabetes, utilizing the commonest and newest medications available. The cases will also help the learners use medications safely and understand advantages and disadvantages, and common side effects of each class of medication. Finally a practical approach to the initiation and intensification of basal insulin will be covered.


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Sport related concussions and repetitive brain injury are a significant medical issue that can result in cognitive, emotional, and functional disability. The presentation will focus on the current, up to date understanding of concussion mechanism, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Office based approach to the diagnosis and monitoring of concussions along with a multi-disciplinary approach to post-concussion syndrome will be highlighted. The role of imaging, medication therapy, vestibular rehab, visual rehab, neuropsychological testing, and appropriate referral will be addressed along with return to work and school protocols.


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Get your questions answered by expert faculty in Cardiology. You ask: we listen. You will learn practical solutions to common clinical challenges and tips to apply the latest knowledge in practice.


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Lifestyle intervention is the primary step of obesity management. Multidisciplinary approach was shown to be effective on short and long-term. Several obesity medications are available and are effective for weight management with reasonable risk. Combining medications with lifestyle is more effective then either alone. Bariatric surgery is valuable for patients with severe obesity, but long-term consequences should be carefully evaluated against their benefit.