UPMC Hamot 2021 APPalooza APP Pearls for Practice

July 16, 2021

This conference has been postponed to July 15, 2022.

 

Target Audience

This program is designed specifically for advanced practice providers interested in updating their practice and refreshing their knowledge related to common disease states, comorbidities and complications.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Distinguish common benign skin lesions from those that warrant observation, biopsy, or treatment.
  • Identify the proper steps to perform a punch biopsy
  • Discuss updated HIV guidelines and statistics
  • Review prescribing guidelines and contraindications for PrEP
  • Review strategies to increase patient compliance with PrEP
  • Diagnose different pelvic floor dysfunctions
  • Differentiate between the different types of incontinence, pelvic pain, prolapse, and constipation
  • Identify treatment options for different types of pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Identify components of a computed topography using correct terminology
  • Develop a systemic approach to computed topography interpretation
  • Analyze a computed topography and identify common normal and abnormal findings
  • Define at least three methods to improve mental health
  • Improve self-awareness and explore communication styles for effective de-escalation of mental health crises.
  • Identify signs of impending mental health escalation, methods of prevention, and techniques for de-escalation
  • Review the presentation, diagnosis, and management of asthma
  • Discuss the indication for pulmonary function testing
  • Review updated guidelines and compare treatment options for atrial fibrillation
  • Discuss a team-based approach for identification and care of patients with atrial fibrillation
  • Review key factors to aid physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses and other allied health care professionals during deposition
  • Review how to prepare for a deposition by knowing the medical record thoroughly and understanding the roles of attorneys and defendant, communicate truthfully during the deposition without providing additional information, and recognize the vital role of the medical record in malpractice cases
  • Explain behaviors in medical practice that reduce the likelihood of malpractice litigation, including good communication with peers
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 AAPA Category I CME
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 6.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/10/2021
Course expires: 
07/31/2021
Event starts: 
07/16/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
07/16/2021 - 6:00pm
Cost:
$1.00

8 – 8:05

Introduction

Lisa Simonian, DNP

8:05  – 9:05

Practicum in Skin Biopsy Methodology

Dustin Schumacher, MSN, CRNP, FNP-C

9:10 – 9:55

How to Best PrEP Your Patient for HIV Exposure

Kathleen Sheridan, DO

9:55 – 10:15

Break/Exhibit Hall

10:15 – 10:45

Differential Diagnosis of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Shannon Zoltowski, PT

10:50 – 11:50

Computed Tomography (CT) Interpretation Workshop

Karin A. Wickwire, DNP, CRNP, SANE-A, SANE-P

11:50 – 12:30

Break/Exhibit Hall

12:30 – 1:30

Finding Resilience in Chaos:  Interactive Skill Building Strategies for Patients and Providers

Mandy Fauble, PhD, LCSW

1:35 – 2:05

Updates in Pulmonology: A Presentation of Two Case Studies

Brenna Lee, PA-C

2:05 – 2:25

Break/Exhibit Hall

2:25 – 2:55

A Team-Based Approach to Afib

Liz Arduini, PA-C

3 - 4

Discovery Practicum: Mock Deposition

Fran Klemensic, Esq.

4

Closing Remarks and Adjournment

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference will be held virtually. 

Pre-registrants will be sent links prior to the conference, and all links will be available on the conference website for those who have registered. 

All presentations will be taking place live eastern standard time (EST)

 

COURSE DIRECTOR:

Lisa Simonian, DNP

Department of Pulmonology

UPMC Hamot

Erie, PA

FACULTY:

Mandy Fauble: How to build resilience in the face of stress

Mandy Fauble, PhD, LCSW

Director of Clinical Care Services

UPMC Western Behavioral Health at Safe Harbor

Erie, PA

Fran Klemensic, J.D.

Managing Attorney

Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.

Erie, PA

Brenna Lee, PA-C

Department of Pulmonology

UPMC Hamot

Erie, PA

Liz Arduini, PA-C

Heart & Vascular Institute

UPMC Hamot

Erie, PA

Dustin Schumacher, MSN, CRNP, FNP-C

Cosmetic, Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery & Cosmetic Laser Spa

Erie, PA

Kathleen Sheridan, DO

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Infectious Disease UPMC

Pittsburgh, PA

Karin Wickwire | Paiafn

Karin A. Wickwire, DNP, CRNP, SANE-A, SANE-P

Critical Care Medicine, Forensic Coordinator, Emergency Department

UPMC Hamot

Erie, PA

Shannon Zoltowski, PT

Facility Director

UPMC Centers for Rehab Services

Erie, PA

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No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

ACCREDITATION

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

PHYSICIAN (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT (AAPA)

The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 6.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

NURSING (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 6.25 contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

 

Available Credit

  • 6.25 AAPA Category I CME
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 6.25 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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Cancellation policy

Tuition for cancellations postmarked or date stamped before July 2, 2021 will be completely refunded.  After July 2, 2021, a $10 administration fee will be assessed.  No refunds will be made after July 15, 2021.  However, substitutes are permitted.  Please notify UPMC Hamot’s CME Department of substitutions and cancellations, via email to ham_cme@upmc.edu or by telephone at 814-877-5691.

IF YOU ARE REQUIRED TO PAY BY CHECK

Please contact the UPMC Hamot CME Department at:  814-877-5691 or e-mail: HAM_CME@UPMC.EDU