UPMC Hamot 2024 Primary Care Conference

Erie, PA US
August 16, 2024

Join your colleagues to learn about the most recent updates related to a variety of fields affecting your patients in Primary Care!


Target Audience

Primary care physicians, hospitalists, advanced practice providers, and nurses, as well as other healthcare professionals will benefit from attendance at this activity.

Learning Objectives

AT THE CONCLUSION OF THIS ACTIVITY, THE PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  • Describe the diagnostic criteria for gestational hypertension and preeclampsia
  • Identify long term risks for patient with pregnancy induced hypertension
  • Review Common aortic valve disorders
  •  Evaluate aortic valve disorders
  • Discuss management options for Aortic valve disease
  • Review the definition and prevalence of waste in the US healthcare system
  • Outline the findings of recent literature regarding health services that qualify as low-value care
  • Provide you with the tools and resources to reduce low-value tests and procedures and deprescribe low-value medication
  • Recognize common history and physical findings for common conditions of shoulder.
  • Recognize common history and physical findings for common conditions of the knee.
  • Discuss in office injection options for shoulder and knee conditions.
  • Discuss the workup and staging of Melanoma.
  • Define Surgical Management of Melanoma.  
  • Describe new treatment options for Melanoma.
  • Identify the patients that will benefit from CGM
  • Discuss CGM data interpretation
  • Describe how to incorporate CGM into existing workflows
  • Describe the newer guidelines and therapeutics for management of chronic kidney disease
  • Discuss safety concerns and safe prescribing practices for newer medications in CKD
  • Discuss the idea of dictating your note in the office in front of the patient
  • Develop strategies for efficiently managing overwhelming patient communications and complex patient appointments with extensive concerns.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 5.50 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.
  • 5.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/21/2024
Course expires: 
12/31/2024
Event starts: 
08/16/2024 - 5:00am EDT
Event ends: 
08/16/2024 - 6:30pm EDT
Cost:
$1.00
Rating: 
0

7:30 – 8:15

Registration/Continental Breakfast

 

8:15 – 8:20

Introduction

Maggie Benson, MD, Ben Bongutu, MD

8:20 – 8:50

Hypertension Management in Pregnancy and Postpartum

Nikole L. Bucsek, MD, FACOG

8:50 – 9:20

The Aortic Valve: Evaluation and Management

Robert Maholic, DO, FACC, FSVM

9:20 – 10:05

Improving Healthcare Value: From the Choosing Wisely Campaign to the Latest Evidence-Based Approaches to Reduce Low-Value Care

Thomas Radomski, MD, MS

10:05 – 10:20

Refreshment Break

 

10:20 – 10:50

First-Line Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women

Gnankang Sarah Napoe, MD

10:50 – 11:20

Common Shoulder and Knee Conditions

Francis P. Foti, II DO

11:20 – 11:50

Surgical Melanoma

Geoffrey Nunns, MD

11:50 – 12:40

Lunch and Networking

 

12:40 – 1:10

All You Need To Know About CGM

Esra Karslioglu-French, MD

1:10 – 1:55

Chronic Kidney Disease

Manisha Jhamb, MD, MPH

1:55 - 2:10

Refreshment Break

 

2:10 – 2:40

Maximizing Efficiency in a Busy Primary Care Office

David Hutzel, MD

2:40 – 3:10

EPIC Tips & Tricks

Nathan Moore, MD

3:10

Closing Remarks, Adjournment

 

Sheraton Bayfront Hotel
55 E Bay Drive
Erie, PA 16507
United States
+1 (814) 455-1260

TWO WAYS TO ATTEND THIS HYBRID CONFERENCE:

OPTION 1:

In Person at the Sheraton Bayfront Hotel in Erie, PA.

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

OPTION 2:

Virtually through 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 seminar is business casual. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, it is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket 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 calling or sending an e-mail to UPMC Hamot’s CME office at HAM_CME@upmc.edu or 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 DIRECTORS:

Maggie K Benson, MD, MS, FACP 

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

UPMC Hamot

Ben Bongutu, MD

Hospitalist

Chairman, Department of Family Medicine

UPMC Hamot

 

Faculty

Nikole L. Bucsek, MD, FACOG

Obstetrics and Gynecology 

UPMC Magee-Womens Specialty Services - Hamot

Robert Maholic, DO, MHSA, FACC, FSVM

Regional Medical Director

UPMC-Hamot Cardiology

Thomas Radomski, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine and Clinical & Translational Science

Assistant Director, Institute for Clinical Research Education (ICRE)

Director, Graduate Programs in Clinical and Translational Science

Director, Post-Doctoral Clinical and Translational Science Fellowship (TL1)

Core Faculty, Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing (CP3) 

Division of General Internal Medicine

G. Sarah Napoe, MD, MS

Assistant Professor

Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Francis P. Foti, II DO

UPMC Hamot Family Medicine/Primary Care Sports Medicine

Director Primary Care Sports Medicine

Team Physician Erie Otters

Geoffrey Nunns, MD

Surgical Oncologist

UPMC Division of Surgical Oncology 

Assistant Professor of Surgery 

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Esra Karslioglu-French, MD, MBA

Clinical Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Manisha Jhamb, MD, MPH

Renal-Electrolyte

Associate Chief

Co-Director of Clinical Research

Associate Professor of Medicine (with Tenure)

Director, Center for Population Health Management

David Hutzel, MD

Internal Medicine

Greenfield Internal Medicine

UPMC Hamot

Nathan Moore, MD

IT Medical Director, Northern Tier

UPMC

 

No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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 5.5 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 5.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

Nursing (CNE)

A maximum of 5.5 nursing contact hours will be awarded. Participants will be able to claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the program.

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS CREDIT (AAFP)

AAFP credit is pending approval.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

 

Available Credit

  • 5.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 5.50 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.
  • 5.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 5.50 Attendance

If you are interested in exhibiting at this conference, please reach out to Haylee Esposito at espositoh@upmc.edu or 814-877-5691.

Price

Cost:
$1.00
Please login or register to take this course.

UPMC EMPLOYEE PAYMENT VIA JOURNAL ENTRY TRANSFER OR MEB SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS

If you are a UPMC employee and your department will be responsible for payment, we can charge your department directly.

DO NOT SUBMIT a disbursement to UPMC Accounts Payable.

For journal transfer and MEB funds, please fill out the appropriate form below:

PDF icon Journal Entry Form.pdf

PDF icon MEB Tracking Form reviewed 7-6-2020.pdf

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