CME - Urgent Care, Sports Medicine and Primary Care: An Evidence-Based Trifecta

Venue: Hyatt Regency Sarasota

Location: Sarasota, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: May 03, 2010 End Date/Time: May 07, 2010
Registration Date: May 03, 2010
Early Registration Date: Apr 03, 2010
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SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES FOR THIS COURSE: DAY 1 - EVALUATION AND TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS – Non-pharmacologic methods to manage hypertension. Advantages and disadvantages of antihypertensive medications and their compelling indications. Therapeutic goal for different patient populations and combination therapies to achieve that goal. MUSCULOSKELETAL EXAMINATION: AN EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACH – Strategies for proper performance of a musculoskeletal examination. Musculoskeletal abnormalities found during the examination. Physical findings in the complaint of LBP. Musculoskeletal examination. TREATING TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS – Therapeutic goals in treating Type 2 Diabetes and their medical rationale. Oral agents for treating Type 2 Diabetes. Need for insulin in Type 2 Diabetes and therapeutic insulin options. SPORTS PRE-PARTICIPATION EXAMINATION – History and physical findings for sports participation. Contraindications to sports participation. Strategies for allowing participation with certain conditions. DAY 2 - SAFELY PLANNING EXERCISE FOR PATIENTS – The need for exercise. Patient evaluation for exercise readiness. Writing an exercise prescription. CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD) - Diagnostic criteria for COPD. Natural history of COPD and the influence of smoking cessation. Pharmacologic treatment options to reduce morbidity associated with COPD. Follow-up assessments of COPD. ANKLE INJURIES MASQUERADING AS SPRAINS – Important anatomical landmarks. Clinical presentation and diagnosis of ankle injuries that are NOT sprains. Management of these injuries. VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM (VTE) - Sensitivity and specificity of the diagnostic tests available for the identification of DVT. Diagnosing a PE in various clinical settings. Role of inpatient and outpatient treatment of DVT. Monitoring and adjustment of warfarin therapy for DVT/PE. DAY 3 - HORMONAL CONTRACEPTIVES – Pharmacologic differences in oral contraceptives. Relative and absolute contraindications to oral contraceptives. Patients who need emergency contraception, methods of emergency contraception. SHOULDER INJURIES – Anatomy of the shoulder and related structures. Historical and physical findings. Treatment strategies suggested for specific conditions. TREATMENT OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS – Therapeutic approach to evaluating for sexually transmitted infections. Treatment of STIs. Follow-up care for patients treated for an STI. CONCUSSIONS – The newest Consensus Statement. Definition and causes of a concussion. Guidelines for an adequate evaluation and decisions regarding the ability to return to play. DAY 4 - COMMON FRACTURES – Bone metabolism and repair. Common fractures. Treatment recommendations. ABNORMAL UTERINE BLEEDING (AUB)/DYSFUNCTIONAL UTERINE BLEEDING (DUB) – Hormonal control of normal menstruation. Ways to determine ovulatory or non-ovulatory dysfunctional bleeding. Types of dysfunctional uterine bleeding and their therapies. INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE – Ten most commonly used natural products. The science of the use of these natural products. Indications and contraindications for the use of these natural products and potential drug interactions. OSTEOPOROSIS – The patient at risk for an osteoporotic fracture. Current methods for evaluating risk for osteoporosis. Therapeutic classes of medications, their indications and side effects. Therapeutic role of repeating the DXA scans. DAY 5 - MIGRAINE HEADACHES – Evaluating a patient with possible migraine headaches. Advantages of supportive therapy and lifestyle changes to treat migraine headaches. Pharmacologic options for treating an acute migraine headache. When prophylactic therapy is appropriate for recurrent migraine headaches. STEROIDS AND STIMULANTS IN SPORTS - Commonly used ergogenic aids. Rationale for their use. Which ones are beneficial or not. Recommendations when patients ask about them. THYROID TESTS – Serum tests for thyroid function. Combination of results that occur in clinical settings. Follow-up of abnormal thyroid tests. Impact of other medications on thyroid function testing. COMMON MEDICAL PROBLEMS IN ATHLETES – Common medical diseases. Management strategies. Return to play guidelines.


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Physician Fees $745.00 Regular Registration (30 days prior to seminar start date) $795.00 Late Registration Non Physician/Resident* Fees $645.00 Regular Registration (30 days prior to seminar start date) $695.00 Late Registration