UPMC Hamot 2022 APPalooza APP Pearls for Practice

Erie, PA US
October 14, 2022

Join your colleagues to learn about the most recent updates related to a variety of fields affecting your patients.  Workshops throughout the day allow opportunities to build skills for success.  Ample time for questions from the audience has been built into each presentation.

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: 
05/16/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Event starts: 
10/14/2022 - 7:00am EDT
Event ends: 
10/14/2022 - 6:00pm EDT
Cost:
$1.00

7:30 – 8

Registration/Continental Breakfast

8 – 8:05

Introduction

Lisa Simonian, DNP

8:05 – 8:50

Common Skin Lesions and Punch Biopsy Methodology 

Dustin Schumacher, MSN, CRNP, FNP-C

8:50 – 9:35

How to Best PrEP Your Patient for HIV Exposure

Kathleen Sheridan, DO

9:35 – 9:50

Refreshment Break

9:50 – 10:20

Differential Diagnosis of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Shannon Zoltowski, PT

10:20 – 11:20

Computed Tomography (CT) Interpretation Workshop

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

11:20 – 12:05

Lunch/Networking

12:05 – 1:05

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

Mandy Fauble, PhD, LCSW

1:05 – 1:40

Updates in Pulmonology: A Presentation of Two Case Studies

Brenna Lee, PA-C

1:40 – 1:55

Refreshment Break

1:55 – 2:25

A Team-Based Approach to Afib

Liz Arduini, PA-C

2:25 – 3:25

Discovery Practicum: Mock Deposition

Fran Klemensic, Esq.

3:25

Closing Remarks and Adjournment

Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel
55. W Bay Drive
Erie, PA 16507
United States
+1 (814) 454-2005

TWO WAYS TO ATTEND THIS HYBRID CONFERENCE:

OPTION 1:

In Person at the Harlequin Room in the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel.

Registration fees includes the seminar, continental breakfast, refreshment breaks and lunch.

OPTION 2:

Virtually via Zoom

Registrants will be e-mailed a Zoom link 3 days prior to the conference. Virtual attendees will be able to ask questions using the Q&A function in Zoom.

ATTIRE

Attire for the conference is business casual. Since meeting room temperatures can vary, it is recommended that you bring a light jacket or sweater with you to the conference.

SPECIAL NEEDS

Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs (i.e. gluten free or vegan meal, private room for nursing mothers, handicap accessibility) will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by e-mailing the Hamot CME office at HAM_CME@upmc.edu or calling 814-877-5691.

 

Travel

If attending this conference in person and staying at a hotel, please e-mail espositoh@upmc.edu for a link to our discounted room rates.

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

If you are interested in exhibiting at this conference, please e-mail Haylee Esposito at espositoh@upmc.edu, or call 814-877-5691.

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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Cancellation policy

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