Texas Chapter American College of Physicians Scientific Meeting
Original Release Date: November 12, 2011 - Expiration Date: November 13, 2011
Course Director: Robert Jackson, MD/Alejandro Moreno, MD
Target Audience: General Internists, Subspecialty Internists, Family Physicians, Fellows, Residents and Medical Students
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
. Review the diagnostic approach to the patient with chronic cough and to the diabetic patient with cutaneous lesions.
. Apply knowledge about congestive heart failure, diabetes, thyroid disease, inflammatory bowel disease and hepatitis.
. Describe recent developments in health law and ethics, in particular issues related to sunshine provisions, advance directives, and teaching of bioethics.
. Discuss the latest clinical and research knowledge about atypical mycobacterium.
. Describe procedure skills - lumbar puncture, arterial line placement, central line placement - through simulation exercises.