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Education on Hospice and Palliative Medicine
October 1, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee will be able to; list various verbal gambits to initiate Goals of Care discussion; enumerate four or more causes of nausea in a terminally ill patient; describe the end point of various terminal illnesses at which time referral to hospice becomes appropriate; and describe how to initiate and progress opioid therapy for pain and how to make appropriate changes in the regimen.
Target Audience: Fam Med, Int Med, Peds, Surg, Emerg Med, Path, Onc, Adv PN, PA, Pharm, Nurses, Med or Nursing Students, Social Workers, Chaplains
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 2.50; Attendance Credit - 2.50
Dillard Sholes Memorial Lecture
October 5, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to; provide up-to-date information to physicians, residents, students, nursing and hospital staff; and enhance patient care by utilizing information learned.
Millennium Center
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Fam Med, Int Med, OB GYN, Surg, Adv PN, Nurses, Med or Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 1.00; Attendance Credit - 1.00
Volunteer to Save a Life: Tennessee Overdose Education and Naloxone Dist. for Healthcare Providers
October 10, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to; explain the epidemiology of opioid overdose in Tennessee; describe the naloxone rescue act of Tennessee and associated Good Samaritan protection; examine risk factors associated with opioid overdose; incorporate overdose prevention education and naloxone rescue kits into medical and pharmacy practice by educating patients about overdose risk reduction and furnishing naloxone rescue kits.
Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, OB GYN, Ped, Psych, Sur, EM), APNs, PAs, Pharm, Psych, Nurses, Medical or Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 1.50; Attendance Credit - 1.50
The Virginia CHC Leadership Institute 2016-2017
October 19, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: understand the evolving health care system through changes in Medicare, Medicaid, FAMIS, the Virginia Health Insurance Marketplace, health plan strategies, employer health strategies, state and HRSA policies, and community needs; understand and apply best practices in clinical management in response to health system changes and community health needs; and effectively engage in collaborative leadership with CHC staff and peer organizations.
Virginia Community Healthcare Association, 3831 Westerre PKY
Knoxville, TN
Target Audience: Phys (FM, IM), Psychiatrists, Dental Professionals, APNs, PAs, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Nurses
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 8.00; Attendance Credit - 8.00
Chronic Pain Guidelines and Controlled Substance Abuse Efforts
October 25, 2016
Madison County General Hospital
Jackson, TN
Target Audience: Phys (IMED, FM, OB/GYN, Surg., Peds., Psyc., EMED, Path), APN, PA, Pharm, Psychologists, Nurses, Med and Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 3.00; Attendance Credit - 3.00
Psychiatry in the Mountains - Topics in Psychopharmacology
October 28, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to; identify and recognize how to use new medications on the market; consider and evaluate side effect profiles of new agents; compare and contrast newer medications versus older ones as regards benefits and side effects; make reasonable risk-benefit analysis of medications in a variety of diagnostic conditions; and engage in mutual discussions with peers as to how to employ new medications most efficaciously..
Millennium Center
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, IM), Psych, APN, PA, PharmD, Psychologists, Nurses, Medical or Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 7.00; Attendance Credit - 7.00
Family Practice Topics on Aging in Appalachia
November 3, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: describe primary care's role in meeting the needs of the older adult; know how to perform a simple, brief screen to assess for risk of falling; know how to counsel patients to reduce their risk of falling; understand the roles of other professionals and community resources in fall prevention; be familiar with the common signs and symptoms that older adults may display if they are depressed; understand the role of medications in causing depression and in treating depressing; know several non-pharmacologic approaches to treating depression; understand the common barriers to good communication with an older adult; know three simple screening questions for elder abuse and how to ask them; identify common physical markers of abuse or neglect; and what to do when abuse or neglect is suspected.
Emory and Henry College
Marion, VA
Target Audience: Phys (FM, IM), Psychiatrists, Emergency Medicine, APNs, PAs, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Nurses, Med/Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 8.00; Attendance Credit - 8.00
Chronic Pain Guidelines and Controlled Substance Abuse Efforts
November 3, 2016
West Park Professional Building
Kingsport, TN
Target Audience: Phys (IMED, FM, OB/GYN, Surg., Peds., Psyc., EMED, Path), APN, PA, Pharm, Psychologists, Nurses, Med and Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 3.00; Attendance Credit - 3.00
Controversies in Pain Management: Choosing a Different Path
November 4, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to; describe several common Complimentary and Integrative techniques used in the treatment of pain; discuss the evidence supporting the use of these techniques in pain treatment; and demonstrate competency in Battlefield Acupuncture and basic Os.
Millennium Center
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, OB GYN, Ped, Psych, Sur, EM), APNs, PAs, Pharm, Psych, Nurses, Medical or Nursing Students, PTs
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 8.00; Attendance Credit - 8.00
More Than Meets the Eye: Early Diagnosis and Management of Parkinson's Disease
November 11, 2016
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: interpret and evaluate patient for symptomatic diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease; create an informed path of care for patients with Parkinson's Disease; recognize common and uncommon signs and symptoms of Parkinson's; and set proper expectations of care for patients and caregivers.
Maryville College
Maryville, TN
Target Audience: Physicians (FM, IM, Psych), Neurologists, APN's, PA's, Psychologists, Nurses, Caregivers, Nursing Home Admin, Social Workers
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 4.00; Attendance Credit - 4.00
Preventing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome through Assessment and Physician Guidance
November 17, 2016
Turkey Creek Medical Center
Target Audience: Phys (IMED, FM, OB/GYN); APN, PA, Nurses, Medical and Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 3.00; Attendance Credit - 3.00
The Virginia CHC Leadership Institute 2016-2017
February 22, 2017
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: understand the evolving health care system through changes in Medicare, Medicaid, FAMIS, the Virginia Health Insurance Marketplace, health plan strategies, employer health strategies, state and HRSA policies, and community needs; understand and apply best practices in clinical management in response to health system changes and community health needs; and effectively engage in collaborative leadership with CHC staff and peer organizations.
Virginia Community Healthcare Association, 3831 Westerre PKY
Knoxville, TN
Target Audience: Phys (FM, IM), Psychiatrists, Dental Professionals, APNs, PAs, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Nurses
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 8.00; Attendance Credit - 8.00
The Virginia CHC Leadership Institute 2016-2017
June 7, 2017
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Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: understand the evolving health care system through changes in Medicare, Medicaid, FAMIS, the Virginia Health Insurance Marketplace, health plan strategies, employer health strategies, state and HRSA policies, and community needs; understand and apply best practices in clinical management in response to health system changes and community health needs; and effectively engage in collaborative leadership with CHC staff and peer organizations.
Virginia Community Healthcare Association, 3831 Westerre PKY
Knoxville, TN
Target Audience: Phys (FM, IM), Psychiatrists, Dental Professionals, APNs, PAs, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Nurses
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 8.00; Attendance Credit - 8.00