What’s new in prostate cancer screening? Tune in to this webcast for the latest guidelines, screening methods, and data on the role of multi-parametric MRI of the prostate in screening and diagnosis of prostate cancer.
Genetics is increasingly utilized in healthcare. From the medical office to the home, consumer-focused over-the-counter (OTC) testing is now common-place. The challenge for the primary care clinician is to not only understand the types of genetics tests available and when to order them but also to respond appropriately to patients who have obtained OTC results on their own. While medical geneticists are available for consultation, the sheer volume of testing requires primary clinicians to develop a level of comfort with genomics.
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.
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.
Screening of the young athlete ranges from questionnaires to advanced cardiovascular diagnostic testing. The risk of disease in this population is quite low, yet each event has devastating consequences to families and communities. Prevention of even one event makes such clear moral sense that we feel obligated to employ any and all available tools that could possibly help do just that. It is important that we understand the tools available and that we use them effectively to save as many susceptible young lives as possible. It will be the goal of this talk to best understand the tools available with their advantages and disadvantages. We will also discuss the controversies surrounding these population health screening programs.
Participants will review the most updated screening and surveillance guidelines to determine when to start screening their patients for colorectal cancer and when follow up procedures are indicated.
During this informative session on medical literature updates (excluding COVID-19), primary care physician, Dr. Charles Vega, will review the clinical implications of practice-changing literature that has been recently published. Topics for discussion will include breast cancer screening, colorectal cancer screening, association between diet/exercise and cancer, vaccination updates, dietary coconut oil, and milk preference in children. You don’t want to miss these updates!
This podcast will review the harms of tobacco products and discuss the growing popularity and dangers of non-cigarette tobacco products. Faculty will discuss the vaping associated lung injury and outline approaches that PCPs can use to help their patients with tobacco cessation.
This podcast provides a succinct overview of what you need to know to manage osteoporosis confidently, including selecting candidates for treatment, monitoring patients, and the benefits and potential adverse effects of osteoporosis pharmacotherapy.
Listen for a summary of current guidelines for breast cancer screening that will help you provide the most appropriate screening for your patients based on their individual risk.
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.
Screening recommendations issued by the USPSTF in the past year will be summarized and reviewed. The most significant and controversial topics will be prioritized. Within the past year, the USPSTF has issued screening recommendation statements on the following topics: cervical, prostate, and ovarian cancer; osteoporosis; CVD; atrial fibrillation; syphilis among pregnant women; adolescent idiopathic scoliosis; and vision problems among young children.