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Current Topics in Family Medicine and Gastroenterology

Start Date : August 23, 2019
End Date : August 30, 2019
Time : 4:00 pm to6:00 am

Phone : 18004220711
Email : registrar@continuingeducation.net

Description

The purpose of this CME activity is to review and discuss common general medical conditions and to provide guidelines for their management and prevention.

Topics have been chosen to benefit the family physician, general internist and Advance Practice Professionals in an ambulatory care setting.

Topics:

  1. Evaluation of the Asymptomatic Patient with Abnormal LFT's on Routine Testing

    • The participant will be able to interpret and and work up the abnormal liver tests on routine testing.



  2. The Gas We Pass or Clearing the Air About Flatulence

    • To better understand the Physiology of gas in the GI Tract

    • To enable better diagnosis and treatment of this common problem



  3. Less Common Causes of Liver Disease, not Alcohol-Case Studies

    • Improve the knowledge of non- Alcohol related liver diseases and through case studies & to improve the work up.



  4. Dysphagia - A Subject Hard to Swallow

    • After this session, the providers will be able to improve their diagnostic approach to history taking and work up of dysphagia.



  5. Acute Diarrhea-More than Just a Nuisance?

    • Differentiate between acute and chronic diarrhea and make better decisions in the work up of acute diarrhea.



  6. Probiotics and GI Disease

    • To differentiate between Prebiotics and Probiotics: be able to discuss the current evidence for their use in GI Disease.



  7. Acute Pancreatitis

    • The provider will be able to discuss the mechanisms of acute pancreatitis & differentiate the mild from severe cases.



  8. Healthy Lifestyles and the Obesity Epidemic

    • Discuss the epidemiology of obesity.

    • Discuss the role of lifestyle in prevention and management of obesity.



  9. Screening for Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer

    • Distinguish the difference between primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention.

    • Enumerate the recommended screening tests for breast, colon and lung cancer and their timing.

    • Describe the recommended guidelines for blood pressure screening, cholesterol screening, and diabetes screening.



  10. Evidence-based Exercise and Diet options for Cardiovascular Prevention

    • Describe the recommended levels of exercise for adults.

    • Describe the most appropriate diet for patients with diabetes or hypertension.



  11. The Physiologic Basis of a Healthy Diet and Exercise - a primer

    • Provide at least three physiologic effects of exercise on human cells.

    • Describe three physiologic mechanisms for the impact of fruits and vegetables on health.



  12. Update on Pneumonia Management

    • Describe the most common causes of community-acquired pneumonia.

    • Identify the latest recommended initial empiric treatment of patients with community-acquired pneumonia with or without co-existing morbidities.



  13. Update on COPD Management

    • Describe the classification of severity of COPD according to symptoms and spirometry values.

    • Identify the recommended initial treatment of patients with COPD according to severity.



  14. Update on Asthma Management

    • Describe the classification of asthma according to symptoms and spirometry values.

    • Identify the recommended initial treatment of patients with asthma for each level of severity.

    • Describe the important differences between treatment options for asthma and treatment for COPD.



Registration Info

Go to

https://continuingeducation.net/coursedescription.php?topic=Family_Medicine_Gastroenterology_Alaska_CME_Cruise_August_2019

or call 1-800-422-0711

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Event Categories: Family Practice and Gastro- enterology.

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