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Ann Mortell Memorial Lecture
September 1, 2015
Objective: Identify methods/recommendations for proper patient care, diagnosis and treatment; Review principles of care and integrate with diagnosis and treatment; Recognize pathological conditions relevant to pediatric disease; and Discuss strategies for managing post diagnosis and when to refer.
TBA
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Ob, Ped), APNs, PAs, Pharms, RNs, LPNs
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 1.00; Attendance Credit - 1.00
A Tough Pill to Swallow: Addressing the Epidemic of RX Drug Misuse and Abuse
September 12, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Apply best prescribing practices for opioid analgesics and understand new policies and legislation affecting those practices; Evaluate patients for risk of opioid medication abuse, diversion and overdose; Explain options for Voluntary Reversible Long Acting Contraception available to women of childbearing age who are taking opioid analgesics; Employ methods to counsel patients and caregivers about the safe use of ER/LA opioid analgesics, including proper storage and disposal; and Demonstrate knowledge about the disease of addiction and identify treatment and recovery resources for patients.
Meets TN Prescribing Practices Requirement
TBA
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, OB, Ped, EM), APNS, PAs, Pharms, Psychs
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 7.00; Attendance Credit - 7.00
ER/LA Opioid REMS: Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care
September 12, 2015
Hylton Education Center Conference Rooms ABEF
Woodbridge, VA
Target Audience: Phys(IM, FM, OB/GYN, EM), Surg, Peds, Psychs, APN, PA, Pharm, RN, LPN
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 3.00; Attendance Credit - 3.00
Optimizing First Episode Schizophrenia Med Treatment by Community Clinicians: The RAISE-ETP Model
September 16, 2015
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: identify some of the early signs that an individual is developing symptoms of psychosis; describe the differences between recommended medication sequences for first episode and multi-episode schizophrenia; describe the differences between recommended medication doses for first episode and multi-episode schizophrenia; describe strategies for assessing early phase psychosis patients; describe strategies for retaining early phase psychosis patients in treatment; and describe outcome differences between integrated treatment programs and standard care for early phase psychosis.
SW VA Higher Education Center
Abingdon, VA
Target Audience: Phys (FM, IM, OB/GYN, Peds, Psych, Emerg), APN, PA, Pharm, Psych, Nurses, Med/Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 3.50; Attendance Credit - 3.50
Asthma and Allergy 2015
September 18, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Describe optimal primary care triage for appropriate and timely referral to an asthma allergy specialist; Apply the newest standard of care guidelines; and Discuss the newest technologies and biologic therapies available with patients.
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Phys(FM, IM, OB, EM), Peds, APNs, PAs, Pharms, RN, LPN, BSN, Med/Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 7.50; Attendance Credit - 7.50
QCOM Alumni Society Lecture: Chronic Pain Guidelines
September 26, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Identify signs and symptoms of acute opiate withdrawal; Recognize the impact and strain of narcotics addiction on healthcare and corrections systems; Evaluate risky prescribing practices of controlled substances; Identify drug seeking behavior and screen for chemical dependency; and Develop strategies to avoid being cited for over-prescribing narcotics.
Stanton Gerber Hall - Small Auditorium
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, Ob, Ped, EM, Psychs, Surg), APNs, PAs, Pharms, Psychs
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 1.00; Attendance Credit - 1.00
TN Department of Health Chronic Pain Guidelines and Controlled Substance Efforts
October 6, 2015
Memphis, TN
Target Audience: Phys(IM, FM, OB/GYN, EM), Surg, Peds, Psychs, Pathos, APN, PA, Pharm, RN, LPN, Med/Nurs Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 3.00; Attendance Credit - 3.00
Head for the Hills 2015
October 9, 2015 - October 10, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Discuss cultural issues that are distinct to coalfield Appalachia; Identify challenges and resources for patients with behavioral health needs; and Discuss nutritional deficiencies and offer plausible solutions.
Breaks, VA
Target Audience: Phys(FM, IM) Primary Care Residents
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 8.00; Attendance Credit - 8.00
Psychiatry in the Mountains
October 9, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Identify and analyze opportunities and obstacles associated with various models of integrated care; Communicate more effectively with patients and professionals from other disciplines; and Collaboratively evaluate and manage substance abuse in pregnancy, cardiovascular/behavioral health problems, psychiatric aspects of HIV/AIDs, and other problems.
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, Ob, Ped, Psych, EM), APNs, PAs, Pharms, Psychs, RNs, LPNs, MSW, LCSW, Other Mental Health Professionals
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 7.00; Attendance Credit - 7.00
The Ross Lectures in Pastoral Care
October 13, 2015 - October 15, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Articulate a clear perspective on the various issues surrounding drug abuse and addiction in Appalachian Culture; and Have knowledge of and access to resources that can be helpful in their work with those impacted.
Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan College
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, OB), Peds, Psychs, Surgeons, APN, PA, Pharm, Psych, Nurses, Med/Nursing Students, Chaplains/Ministers
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 5.00; Attendance Credit - 5.00
Healthy Kingsport 6th Annual Regional Healthcare Symposium
October 16, 2015 - October 17, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: discuss current guidelines for proper prescribing of controlled substances; diagnose and treat common conditions seen by primary care providers, including TBI, inflammatory arthritis and shoulder pain; and discuss end-of-life issues, and determine when referral to hospice is appropriate.
MeadowView Conference Center
Target Audience: Phys (FM, IM, OB/GYN, Peds, Psych), APN's, Pharm, Psych, Nurses, Med/Nursing Students, PT
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 15.00; Attendance Credit - 15.00
Cardiovascular Health Summit
October 17, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Identify and improve understanding of recent guideline changes in Cardiovascular medicine; and Utilize the gained knowledge to better care for patients and cardiovascular disease.
VA Higher Education Center
Abingdon, VA
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int), APNs, PAs
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 4.00; Attendance Credit - 4.00
ER/LA Opioid REMS: Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care
October 29, 2015
LewisGale Medical Center, Education Center Auditorium
Salem, VA
Target Audience: Phys(IM, FM, OB/GYN, EM), Surg, Peds, Psychs, APN, PA, Pharm, RN, LPN
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 3.00; Attendance Credit - 3.00
Controversies in Pain Management
November 13, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Clarify common misconceptions and misunderstandings in prescribing buprenorphine/methadone for chronic pain; Discuss patient safety concerns regarding co-administration of benzodiazepines and opioids; Discuss maximum dosage limits for opioids, methadone, and naloxone when used for chronic pain; Utilize and interpret urine drug tests; and recognize the importance of pharmacogenetics, pharmacology and pharmacokinetics in prescribing for chronic pain.
Meets TN Prescribing Practices Credit Requirements
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, OB, EM), Surgeons, Psych, APNs, PAs, Pharms, RNs, LPNs, Med/Nursing Students, PTs
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 8.00; Attendance Credit - 8.00
Medical Challenges 2016 Update on Psychogeriatrics
March 3, 2016 - March 4, 2016
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Phys(FM, IM, OB), Psychs, APNs, PAs, Pharms, LPNs, RNs, BSNs, Med/Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 12.50; Attendance Credit - 12.50