This lecture will discuss the appropriate follow-up of patients treated for the most common cancers. This will include breast cancer, colorectal cancer, Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, prostate cancer, and lung cancer. An in-depth discussion of the physical challenges and psychological impacts of a cancer diagnosis and its treatment will prepare you to help your patients with what lies ahead.
In the U.S., about 15.1 million people have an alcohol use disorder and about 4.8 million misuse opioids. This session focuses on the pharmacotherapy of alcohol and opioid use disorders. The faculty will describe and contrast naltrexone and acamprosate treatments for alcohol use disorder and discuss the use of buprenorphine/naloxone to treat opioid use disorder.
This session will discuss the latest guidelines and best practices in caring for the LGBTQ community. You will walk away with resources to improve your practice and provide to your patients.
Truths and Myths About Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Common Cases in Primary Care (Recorded at Pri-Med Midwest)
In the United States, approximately 4 in 10 adults are using some form of complementary and alternative medicine treatment (CAM). While scientific evidence exists on some of these therapies, for many there are key questions that have yet to be answered in well-designed scientific studies. Through patient cases, this talk will explore the data behind some of the most common CAM therapies.
This talk will provide an evidence-based approach to the detection, treatment, and monitoring of osteoporosis. Important, recently published studies will be referenced. You will walk away more informed about controversies on how long to treat and current estimates of the rates of adverse effects of therapy.
Keeping up with the many new drugs approved for use in the U.S. each year is a constant challenge. However, only a small number of new drugs each year are novel, work by a new mechanism, and are relevant for primary care practice. This talk will provide a balanced evaluation of these important novel drugs and address efficacy, side effects, cost, and the impact on primary care practice.
This session will focus not on cosmetic surgery but on cosmetic dermatology. You will learn about botulinum toxin, injectable fillers, chemical peeling, and topical agents/oral supplements for anti-aging. The faculty will discuss treatment selection, reviewing the profiles of these agents and how to determine which patients should receive them. Information on age-appropriate treatments as well as oral supplementation for cosmetic reasons will help you field questions from the patients you see in your practice. 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.
Cancer Screening Update: A Focus on Colorectal, Breast, Lung, and Prostate (Recorded at Pri-Med South)
This talk will review recent screening recommendations from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). As well as presenting evidence behind new screening modalities, the faculty will review considerations for deciding whether or not to screen. Additionally, you will walk away from this practical session with strategies to communicate screening results sensitively. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on February 8, 2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.
The talk will focus on the criteria for diagnosis of dementia and how to apply the criteria for dementia diagnosis, including how to differentiate among types of degenerative dementias. It will review both non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatments for dementia, specifically focusing on the Choosing Wisely recommendations. The faculty will stress the consequences of caregiving and the significance of supporting caregivers in their role. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on February 9, 2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Although human trafficking is a global problem with 21 million victims worldwide, Florida is the third in the nation. This session will define your role in trauma-informed care as well as help you identify the demographics and unique features of human trafficking. With a better understanding of the psychological and physiological effects, you can improve how you treat patients who are victims of trauma. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on February 9, 2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Interpersonal Violence: The Role of Primary Care Clinicians in Stopping the Violence (Recorded at Pri-Med South)
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “It is not the violence of the few that scares me. But the silence of the many.” This important session will talk about strategies for screening and diagnosis of interpersonal/domestic violence. You will learn patient-centered approaches to treatment, management, and intervention that will help you help patients experiencing violence. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on February 9, 2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published. This online activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing for APRNs, for 1 hour on Domestic Violence (approved as of 2/11/20). This activity meets the criteria of the Florida Board of Medicine; approval is not required. CE Broker Provider #50-27480, Activity #20-688609