What's New: Disease Management 2020 - Scientific Day

Canonsburg, PA US
May 1, 2020

The Washington Health System is pleased to offer its 41st Annual Scientific Day. This interactive conference is designed to address new practice changes for disease management in 2020.

“What’s New: Disease Management in 2020” will feature a host of clinical experts aimed at improving and advancing your knowledge of new and evolving treatment options and modalities.  You will learn about approaches to address atrial fibrillation and valvular disease, management of endometriosis, hypertension, mood disorders in pregnancy, vaping related illnesses, and cancer immunotherapy.  Our panel of experienced speakers and clinicians will provide an overview and highlight advances relevant to all physicians and healthcare professionals

Target Audience

Primary Care and Specialist Physicians, Podiatrists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists and other healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

•Identify and discuss hypertension guidelines and nephrology pearls.
•Review top nephrology advances relevant to physicians.
•Discuss current Cancer Immunotherapy and future advancements in 2020.
•Describe medical management of endometriosis.
•Discuss the treatment of mood disorders in pregnancy.
•Review and discuss advances in structural heart disease management including Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and nonpharmacological stroke prevention in Atrial Fibrillation.
•Develop an understanding of vaping related illness through case reports.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 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.
  • 0.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/01/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
05/01/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
05/01/2020 - 6:00pm

AGENDA

9:00 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast, Posters, and Exhibits

9:20 a.m. Welcome and Introduction, John Six, MD

9:30 a.m. Nonpharmacological Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation, Chris Kolibash, MD,

10:00 a.m. Hypertension Guidelines, Management & Nephrology Pearls, Khaled Nashar, MD

10:30 a.m. Break, Exhibits, Posters

10:45 a.m. Medical Management of Endometriosis, Alayna Butcher, MD

11:15 a.m. Cancer Immunotherapy in 2020, Nitin Kapoor, DO

11:45 a.m. Lunch, Exhibits, Posters

12:45 p.m. Overview of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Rekhi Varghese, MD

1:15 p.m. Top Five Nephrology Advances Relevant To All Physicians, Shirley Dopson, DO

1:45 p.m. Break, Exhibits, Posters

2:00 p.m. Vaping Related Illness and Case Reports, Ziad Ismael, MD

2:30 p.m. Updates in Treatment of Mood Disorders in Pregnancy, Carly Zuwiala, MD

3:00 p.m. Concluding Remarks/Adjournment, John Six, MD

Hilton Garden Inn Southpointe
1000 Corporate Drive
Canonsburg, PA 15317
United States

This activity is approved for the following credit: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, and ANCC. 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

  • 0.25 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.
  • 0.25 Attendance
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Due to COVID-19, The What's New: Disease Management 2020 - Scientific Day is being Postponed/Cancelled. For more information, contact Chelsea Lang at clang@whs.org.

Registration Fee:
$75 – For Non-Employed WHS Team Members and Physicians N/C – For WHS Employed Team Member and Physicians

Registration fee includes continuing education credits, conference material, continental breakfast, morning break,
and lunch. Payment must accompany the registration form.

Register online at whs.org/team