Primary Care & Pharmacology Conference - Hollywood 2019


Conference Agenda


  • Monday, July 22, 2019
    7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM
    Conference Registration
    8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Keynote: Seaside Chat with a Living Legend: An Interview with Dr. Loretta Ford
    9:15 AM  -  10:15 AM
    A1: Human Trafficking: The Role of the Healthcare Provider
    This presentation will define and detail the different types of human trafficking. Risk factors for human trafficking will be discussed with an emphasis on vulnerabilities and the physical and psychological impact of trafficking on survivors. Methods of patient assessment will be reviewed as well as methods for reporting suspected cases of human trafficking.
    10:25 AM  -  11:25 AM
    B1: Evaluation of the Patient with a Chronic Cough
    Patients present frequently with complaints of a chronic cough. This session will focus on the various causes of a chronic cough and the diagnostic workup and treatments for these patients.
    12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
    LP1: NON-CE Product Theater Lunch Session
    This session is provided by a commercial interest. Contact Hours will not be awarded
    1:15 PM  -  2:15 PM
    C1: Pediatric Pearls: Diagnosing and Managing Common Pediatric Disorders
    This presentation will review some of the common pediatric health conditions ranging from pharyngitis to viral syndromes. Evidence based diagnostic and treatment plans are reviewed.
    2:25 PM  -  3:25 PM
    D1: An Update on Managing Menopause
    This session will provide the attendee with an overview of the menopause transition into the post-menopause with an emphasis on symptom management. There will be an update on guidelines for hormone therapy including issues of long-term use and use after the age of 65. There will be discussion of FDA approved hormonal and non-hormonal therapy and dietary supplement options for the treatment of hot flashes. There will be a discussion of the treatment of genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM). Case studies will be utilized to provide clinical management decision-making.
  • Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    7:30 AM  -  8:30 AM
    E1: Challenges in Managing Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention
    This session will provide information regarding the identification of women and men at risk for fracture based on bone densitometry and their 10-year fracture risk using the FRAX calculation. FRAX is used to identify patients at high risk for fracture who are not yet osteoporotic and should be used for individuals with mild and moderate low bone mass (osteopenia) to determine whether preventative pharmacologic therapy might be recommended. Pharmacologic therapies will be reviewed including their risks and benefits. Current controversies in management will be discussed including long-term use of bisphosphonates, use of drug holidays, and rare adverse events including osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) and atypical subtrocanteric femur fractures. New concerns about discontinuation of rank ligand inhibitors and the rapid increase in multiple vertebral fractures will be discussed. Case studies will be used to provide real clinical scenarios.
    9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
    F1: New and Emerging Infectious Diseases
    This session will discuss new and novel infectious diseases and their impact on the US population. Attendees with also learn how global health impacts your practice and how to identify the challenges in identification and treatment of emerging infectious disease.
    10:10 AM  -  11:10 AM
    G1: Updates in Diabetes Care: A Focus on Diagnostic and Treatment Options

    With the increasing rates of obesity in the US, the incidence of diabetes has reached epidemic proportions. According to the CDC, 28 million Americans have diabetes and 89 million have pre-diabetes. Approximately 7 million of those with diabetes are unaware.

    Diabetes is a multi-faceted disease with serious complications arising from untreated or inadequately treated diabetes. Treatment often requires a multitude of nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic options as well as multitude of healthcare professionals. This seminar will focus on the latest diagnostic and treatment options for the patient with diabetes; including self-care, medication management, insulin options, and the importance of preventing complications.

    11:45 AM  -  12:45 PM
    LP2: NON-CE Product Theater Lunch Session
    This session is provided by a commercial interest. Contact Hours will not be awarded
    1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM
    H1: Adventures in Travel Health
    This session will describe ways travel health improves patient lives and protects communities and how to incorporate travel health into your practice. Also, NPs will be provided with major educational resources to allow them to provide competent travel health services.
    2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM
    I1: Palliative Care: A Primary Care Perspective
    Discuss the basic palliative care skills needed by Primary Care NPs in identifying and initiating treatments for patients who will benefit from a palliative care approach in the treatment of chronic disorders.
  • Wednesday, July 24, 2019
    6:45 AM  -  7:45 AM
    BR1: NON-CE Product Theater Breakfast Session
    This session is provided by a commercial interest. Contact Hours will not be awarded
    8:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    J1: Daily Challenges in Geriatric Care: The Heart, the Bowel, and Who Knows What Else
    Discuss the management of an older adult patient with multiple co-morbid illnesses and new onset diarrhea and heart failure.
    9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM
    K1: Orthopedic Imaging: What to Order and When
    10:40 AM  -  11:40 AM
    L1: Curing Hepatitis C and Fatty Liver: The Next GI Crisis
    12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM
    LP3: NON-CE Product Theater Lunch Session
    This session is provided by a commercial interest. Contact Hours will not be awarded
    1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM
    M1: Evaluation of the Patient with Knee Pain
    2:40 PM  -  3:40 PM
    N1: Formulate a Plan to Manage Your IBS Patient
  • Thursday, July 25, 2019
    7:30 AM  -  8:30 AM
    O1: The Latest in Treating Hypertension: 2019 Edition
    2019 AHA Guidelines have tweaked the treatment of hypertension once again. What are the latest guidelines? How can you put them to work for your patients?
    8:45 AM  -  9:45 AM
    P1: You're Taking What? How Patient Self-Medication Affects Your Management Plan
    9:55 AM  -  10:55 AM
    Q1: Caring for the Chronic Pain Patient in Primary Care
    While referral to pain specialist may be ideal, it often isn’t an option… so, then what? This session will arm you as a provider with ways to care for your chronic pain patient within the primary care setting, with focus on safe, appropriate prescribing of both opioid and non-opioid therapy.
    11:05 AM  -  12:05 PM
    R1: Pharmacology for Thyroid Disorders
    12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM
    LP4: NON-CE Product Theater Lunch Session
    This session is provided by a commercial interest. Contact Hours will not be awarded
    1:45 PM  -  2:45 PM
    S1: Appropriate and Important Chart Documentation in Primary Care