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Premier event of the most important advances in rapidly changing environment of primary care!

Primary care is a never-ending marathon.

Each day is packed… with urgent visits, scheduled appointments, prescription refills, chronic illness management, and challenging new diagnoses… your goal is to treat all your patients, provide them the best care possible, and keep them healthy.

But the guidelines change continuously and keeping up with emerging evidence-based care can be time-consuming and overwhelming, leaving you unsure of how to treat all your patients...

We can help… join us for an incredible program taught by a faculty team of 16 experts, so that you can deliver the most comprehensive care to your patients.

Optimize Your Approach to Common and Not So Common Conditions
  • Kidney disease management and prevention of complications 
  • Optimal chronic pain management: opioids and non-opioids 
  • Updated approaches to thyroid disease 
  • Differentiating dementia 
  • Treating diabetes, including the newest medications 
  • Assessing and treating alcohol and opiate addictions 
  • ENT issues: Epistaxis, Hoarseness, Hearing Loss, Neck Mass and more 
  • Pediatric infections and antibiotics 
  • Interpretation of orthopedic diagnostic studies including X-rays, MRIs, and CT scans  
  • Addressing the unique health care needs of LGBTQIA+ individuals 

Stay up to date in rapidly changing therapeutic areas while learning to manage commonly encountered conditions and improve patient outcomes. Walk away with practical and useful information and enhanced professional skills that you can implement immediately in clinical practice.

Primary Care Summit

April 11–12, 2024
$2,159.82 Value
Just $399.99 Today — Save 86% if you register by March 30, 2024!
Limited Time Only!
Live Access Pass
You can earn up to 33 CE hours!
  • 2-day LIVE training (April 11–12, 2024)
  • Get your questions answered by leading experts
  • Online chat with colleagues across the country
  • Early access to on-demand bonus sessions
  • 30-day access to the live summit recordings
On-Demand Pass
You can earn up to 33 CE hours!
  • Same amazing content
  • Unlimited access to all summit sessions
  • Watch the videos at your own pace and schedule
  • Unlimited access to all handouts
  • Completely flexible learning for your busy schedule
Earn up to 33 CE Hours, including up to 10 Pharmacology CE Hours! Click here for CE Credit breakdown.
WHY THIS TRAINING STANDS OUT FROM OTHERS!
  1. Developed to meet real-world needs of busy primary care providers
  2. Lead by primary care experts who are in the trenches every day
  3. Latest recommendations that can be applied immediately into practice
  4. Highlights what you can treat in the office and when to refer
  5. The most current pharmacology content and opportunity to earn up to 10 pharmacology CE hours

See the amazing agenda and meet the primary care experts!

LIVE EVENT SCHEDULE

Thursday, April 11, 2024 | 8:00 AM – 5:15 PM Central
Navigating Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in Primary Practice
Becky Hodgkins Ness, PA-C, MPAS, FNK
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Central
0.5 Pharmacology CE Hours
  • Unveiling the Secrets of Renal Physiology 
  • Decoding Kidney Health: Early Detection and Screening Tools 
  • Lifestyle Hacks for Kidney Wellness: Diet, Exercise, and Prevention 
  • Navigating Medication Management in Chronic Kidney Disease 
  • From Case Studies to Cutting-edge Trends: A Journey into Kidney Care Excellence 

Renal Physiology 

  • Overview of Common Kidney Diseases 
  • Importance of Early CKD Detection in Primary Care 

Screening and Diagnostic Tools 

  • Key Indicators for Kidney Health 
  • Interpretation of Lab Results 
  • Role of Imaging in Diagnosing Kidney Conditions 

Lifestyle Interventions for Kidney Health 

  • Dietary Approaches to Promote Kidney Health 
  • Exercise and its Impact on Kidney Function 
  • Lifestyle Modifications for Preventing/slowing the presentation of Chronic Kidney Disease 

Medication Management 

  • Managing Medication Regimens in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease 
  • Addressing Adverse Effects and Interactions 

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Management 

  • Stages of CKD and Diagnostic Criteria 
  • Comprehensive Management Strategies 
  • Monitoring and Follow-Up in Primary Care 

Coordinated Care for Patients with Kidney Disease 

  • Collaborating with Nephrology Specialists 
  • Communicating with the Interdisciplinary Team 
  • Facilitating Patient Education and Self-Management 

Case Studies and Practical Applications 

  • Real-life Case Scenarios in Primary Care 
  • Problem-solving and Decision-Making Exercises 
  • Best Practices for Integrating Knowledge into Daily Practice 

Emerging Trends and Innovations 

  • Updates on Research and Treatment Modalities 
  • Incorporating Technology in Kidney Care 
  • Staying Informed in a Rapidly Evolving Field 

Sound Solutions: Navigating ENT Challenges in Primary Care
Maria Colandrea DNP, NP-C , CORLN, FAANP
10:15 AM – 12:15 PM Central
  • Navigating the ENT Landscape in Primary Care
  • From Nose to Neck: Common ENT Challenges Unveiled
  • Tackling Troublesome Symptoms: Epistaxis, Hoarseness, and Hearing Woes
  • The Enigma of Neck Mass: Red Flags and Collaborative Solutions
  • Beyond the Basics: Pediatric, Geriatric, and Uncommon ENT Frontiers

Role of Primary Care in ENT 

  • Common ENT Presentations in Primary Care 
  • Early Detection and Timely Intervention 

ENT Issues 

  • Practical Approach to Epistaxis in Primary Care 
  • Dysphonia: Evaluating and Addressing Hoarseness 
  • Hearing Loss: A Primary Care Perspective 
    • Hearing Assessment in Primary Care 
    • Counseling and Support for Patients with Hearing Impairment 
  • Understanding Tinnitus 
  • Neck Mass: Assessment and Differential Diagnosis 
    • Red Flags and Alarm Symptoms 
    • Collaboration with Specialists and Imaging Considerations 
  • Sinonasal Disorders: From Congestion to Sinusitis 
  • Dizziness: Peripheral vertigo 

Additional ENT Topics in Primary Care 

  • Pediatric/Geriatric ENT Issues 
  • Uncommon Presentations and Case Studies 

Collaborative Care and Referral Guidelines 

  • When to Refer: Guidelines and Best Practices 
  • Communication with ENT Specialists 

Diabetes Management in Primary Care
Tracey Long PhD, APRN-BC, RN, MS, MSN, CDCES, CCRN, CNE
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Central
0.5 Pharmacology CE Hours
  • Diabetes Classifications to Cutting-Edge Guidelines
  • Lifestyle as Medicine: Moving, Planning, Reducing, and Engaging
  • Medication Mastery: Unveiling the Classes, Mechanisms, and Patient Profiles
  • Glucose Gone Digital: Revolutionizing Monitoring and Empowering Patients
  • Personifying Care: Crafting Personalized Plans for Individual Triumphs

Understanding Diabetes Management Guidelines  

  • Diabetes classifications and treatment history  
  • Pathophysiology of diabetes 
  • Latest ADA/ AACE guidelines for diabetes management 

Lifestyle Interventions 

  • Role of movement and meal planning in diabetes management 
  • Role of mass reduction and monitoring 
  • Behavior modification techniques to improve patient adherence 
  • Addressing lifestyle challenges and patient engagement 
  • Practical tips for incorporating lifestyle interventions into care plans 

Medication Management  

  • Overview of the various classes of diabetes medications 
  • Mechanisms of action and indications for each class 
  • Selecting the most appropriate treatment options for specific patient profiles 
  • Case-based learning on medication selection 

Monitoring and Technology 

  • Latest advancements in glucose monitoring and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) 
  • Introduction to digital tools and apps for diabetes management 
  • Strategies for empowering patients to manage their condition using technology 
  • Case scenarios demonstrating the use of monitoring and technology 

Patient-Centered Care  

  • Importance of tailoring care to individual patient needs 
  • Strategies for creating personalized management plans 
  • Case studies illustrating patient-centered approaches 

Is Concierge Practice Right for You?
Doris Dikes, Esq
3:15 PM – 5:15 PM Central
  • Dynamics and growth of the concierge model in today's healthcare
  • Unique provider-patient relationship and the implications of a fixed-fee service model
  • Benefits of personalized care and improved work-life balance against potential patient care dilemmas
  • Insights into the legal and compliance aspects, including patient agreements and insurance licensure

Introduction 

  • The emergence of the "concierge" model in healthcare 
  • Overview of concierge healthcare and its growth 
  • Benefits and challenges of transitioning to a concierge practice 

The Concierge Healthcare Model 

  • Explanation of the concierge model 
  • Direct contract between doctor and patient 
  • Fixed fee for healthcare services 
  • Growth and potential of the concierge business model 

Pros/Cons of Concierge Medicine 

  • Pro: More personalized care and increased patient-provider interaction 
  • Pro: Improved work-life balance for healthcare providers 
  • Pro: Control over work, avoidance of burnout, and pursuit of personal and professional interests 
  • Con: Untreated patients 
  • Con: Loss of long-time patients 

Legal and Compliance Challenges 

  • Patient Agreements 
  • Insurance Licensure 
  • Medicare 
  • Patient Abandonment 
  • Conclusion 

Friday, April 12, 2024 | 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Central
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Sameer Berry, MD, MBA
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Central
  • IBS Unveiled: Detecting Early, Managing Proactively
  • Lab Lingo: Decoding Diagnostics for IBS Diagnosis
  • Tackling IBS: Lifestyle Tweaks, Behavioral Hacks, Tailored Plans
  • Meds Demystified: Navigating Pharmacological Avenues for IBS Relief
  • Team Up for Triumph: Referrals, Collaboration, and Engaging Strategies

IBS Prevalence and Impact in Primary Care 

  • Importance of early detection and proactive management
  • Identifying key symptoms and diagnostic criteria
  • Patient history-taking and symptom assessment

Diagnostic Studies and Labs 

  • Relevant diagnostic studies
  • Interpreting lab results for IBS diagnosis

Initial Treatments 

  • Lifestyle modifications and dietary interventions
  • Behavioral approaches for symptom relief
  • Tailoring treatment plans for patients with co-morbidities

Pharmacological Approaches 

  • Overview of pharmacological options
  • Understanding medication mechanisms and potential benefits
  • Recognizing and managing adverse reactions
  • Strategies for minimizing side effects

Referral/Collaboration Criteria 

  • When to refer to gastroenterology
  • Collaborative approaches for seamless patient care
  • Coordinating care plans for better outcomes
  • Patient engagement and monitoring strategies

Primary Care Orthopedics
Dennis Rivenburgh, MS, ATC, PA-C, DFAAPA
10:15 AM – 12:15 PM Central
  • Common orthopedic conditions encountered in primary care
  • Diagnostic Approaches...selection and utilization of imaging modalities
  • When to refer patients to orthopedic specialists
  • Non-Operative Management of Orthopedic Conditions
  • Pharmacological interventions
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation strategies
  • Patient education and self-care for orthopedic conditions

Introduction to Primary Care Orthopedics 

  • Overview of the role of primary care providers in orthopedic care 
  • Common orthopedic conditions encountered in primary care 
  • The importance of early diagnosis and appropriate management 

Diagnostic Skills in Orthopedics 

  • Selection and utilization of imaging modalities 
  • Interpretation of diagnostic studies (X-rays, MRIs, CT scans) 
  • Identifying key indicators for accurate orthopedic diagnoses 

 

Referral Decision-Making 

  • Criteria for determining when to refer patients to orthopedic specialists 
  • Communication and coordination with orthopedic colleagues 

Non-Operative Management of Orthopedic Conditions 

  • Pharmacological interventions 
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation strategies 
  • Patient education and self-care for orthopedic conditions 

Case Studies and Practical Application 

  • Analyzing real-world cases from primary care practice 

Dementia in Primary Care
Amy Siple, APRN
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Central
  • Clinical Evaluation of Dementia...differentiating
  • Common cognitive assessment tools
  • Profiles of common dementias
  • Nonpharmacologic Care Considerations...Cognitive interventions, environmental modifications, interpersonal approaches 
  • Pharmacologic Care Considerations
  • Dementia stabilization therapy...CHEI, NMDA receptor antagonist, Amyloid Beta directed antibody

Clinical Evaluation of Dementia 

  • Differentiate between normal aging, mild cognitive impairment, delirium, and early dementia 
  • The clinical evaluation 
  • Common cognitive assessment tools 

Types of Dementia 

  • Profiles of common dementias 
  • Diagnosis and treatment of common dementias  

Nonpharmacologic Care Considerations 

  • Cognitive interventions 
  • Environmental modifications 
  • Interpersonal Approaches  

Pharmacologic Care Considerations 

  • Dementia stabilization therapy (ACHEI, NMDA receptor antagonist, Amyloid Beta directed antibody)- Limitations of the research and potential risks 
  • Neuropsychiatric symptom management (antipsychotics, benzodiazepines, antianxiety agents, antidepressants…)- Limitations of the research and potential risks 

Primary Care Summit

April 11–12, 2024
$2,159.82 Value
Just $399.99 Today — Save 86% if you register by March 30, 2024!
Limited Time Only!
Live Access Pass
You can earn up to 33 CE hours!
  • 2-day LIVE training (April 11–12, 2024)
  • Get your questions answered by leading experts
  • Online chat with colleagues across the country
  • Early access to on-demand bonus sessions
  • 30-day access to the live summit recordings
On-Demand Pass
You can earn up to 33 CE hours!
  • Same amazing content
  • Unlimited access to all summit sessions
  • Watch the videos at your own pace and schedule
  • Unlimited access to all handouts
  • Completely flexible learning for your busy schedule
Earn up to 33 CE Hours, including up to 10 Pharmacology CE Hours! Click here for CE Credit breakdown.
BONUS SESSIONS!
Mastering Thyroid Disease in Primary Care
Tracey Long PhD, APRN-BC, RN, MS, MSN, CDCES, CCRN, CNE
  • Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism...causes, clinical manifestations, lab testing, treatment options
  • Thyroid Cancer...diagnostic approaches for thyroid cancer (ultrasound, fine-needle aspiration), biopsy results, treatment approaches...surgery, radioactive iodine therapy, targeted therapy
  • Addressing patient concerns and managing expectations
  • Tips for promoting medication adherence and managing side effects
  • Success Stories and Real-World Experiences...Practical insights and lessons learned in managing hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid cancer in primary care

Understanding Thyroid Function
The anatomy and physiology of the thyroid gland 

  • Functions of the thyroid in maintaining homeostasis 
  • Common thyroid disorders and their prevalence 

Hypothyroidism
Defining and Types of hypothyroidism, incidence/prevalence 

  • Causes of hypothyroidism 
  • Clinical manifestations of hypothyroidism 
  • Relevant lab tests for diagnosing hypothyroidism 
  • Diagnostic criteria and interpretation of lab results 
  • Treatment options for hypothyroidism 

Hyperthyroidism 

  • Defining and Types of hyperthyroidism, incidence/prevalence  
  • Causes of hyperthyroidism 
  • Clinical manifestations of hyperthyroidism 
  • Relevant lab tests for diagnosing hyperthyroidism 
  • Diagnostic criteria and interpretation of lab results 
  • Treatment options for hyperthyroidism 

Thyroid Cancer 

  • Defining and Types of hyperthyroidism, incidence/prevalence  
  • Common causes and risk factors for thyroid cancer 
  • Clinical manifestations of thyroid cancer 
  • Diagnostic approaches for thyroid cancer (ultrasound, fine-needle aspiration) 
  • Interpretation of biopsy results 
  • Treatment options for thyroid cancer (surgery, radioactive iodine therapy, targeted therapy) 

Patient-Centered Care for Thyroid Disorders 

  • Communicating with patients about thyroid conditions 
  • Addressing patient concerns and managing expectations 
  • Tips for promoting medication adherence and managing side effects 
  • Case studies: Patient-centered approaches to hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid cancer 

Success Stories and Real-World Experiences 

  • Inspirational stories from experienced practitioners who have made a significant impact on their patients' thyroid health 
  • Practical insights and lessons learned in managing hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid cancer in primary care 

Staying Informed and Engaged 

  • Resources for staying updated on thyroid research and guidelines 
  • The importance of professional networks and associations 
  • Encouraging continued learning and knowledge sharing 

Young Men's Health: A Comprehensive Guide for Healthcare Providers
Treston Clark-LaRue, MSPH, PA-C
  • Challenges and risk factors in young men’s health.
  • Mental Health and Well-being...signs of depression and anxiety, evidence-based treatments.
  • Impact of substance abuse and addiction, co-occurring conditions, treatment approaches, and prevention strategies.
  • Injury prevention, safe choices in sports, driving, crime prevention, and responsible internet/phone use.
  • Healthy living through a balanced diet, regular exercise, quality sleep, immunizations, and self-exams for genital health.

Understanding Young Men's Health 

  • Importance of addressing young men's health 
  • Common challenges and risk factors 
  • Primary care for young men 
  • Tailoring care to the individual needs of young male patients 

Mental Health and Well-being 

  • Recognizing signs of depression and anxiety 
  • Assessment and diagnosis  
  • Evidence-based treatments for mental health conditions 
  • Suicide prevention and risk assessment 

Substance Abuse and Addiction 

  • Understanding the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and drug use 
  • Substance use disorders and co-occurring conditions 
  • Treatment approaches and rehabilitation options 
  • Strategies for prevention and harm reduction 

Fostering Safety with “Good” Choices 

  • Strategies for injury prevention in sports-related activities 
  • Driving 
  • Crime & Gun Violence - After school programs 
  • Internet/Phones 

Nutrition, Exercise, and Healthy Living  

  • Promoting a healthy diet for young men 
  • Addressing nutritional needs and deficiencies 
  • Encouraging regular exercise and its benefits 
  • Role of sleep in overall well-being/Sleep hygiene 
  • Immunizations 

Genital Health and Self-Exams 

  • Importance of self-examinations 
  • Testicular and Prostate Cancer 
  • Common complications/problems 

Sexual Health, Orientation, and Gender Identity 

  • Adapting to the “new” generations - Inclusive Care 
  • Promoting safe sex practices 
  • Birth Control 
  • Understanding and preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) 

When It's More Than Just a Nightcap: Alcohol Use Disorder
DEANNA BRIDGE NAJERA, MPAS, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA
  • Impact of alcohol use disorder (AUD)
  • Screening for AUD
  • Detox – outpatient and inpatient protocols
  • Medications for maintaining sobriety
  • Other supports for AUD

Impact of alcohol use disorder (AUD)

  • Who
  • Risks of Heavy Drinking

Definitions related to alcohol consumption
Primary Care

  • Benefits of screening for AUD
  • How to perform

Detox – outpatient and inpatient protocols

  • When to refer

Medications for maintaining sobriety

  • Monitoring

Other supports for AUD


Unique Needs of LGBTQIA+ Individuals in Primary Care
Jennifer Bidey, DNP, APN, FNP-BC
Stay Tuned for more information!

Rethinking Pain Management in Primary Care
Macia Drummond PhD, MSN, PMHNP-BC
2.0 Pharmacology CE Hours
  • Comprehensive Pain Assessment...pain types and impact, subjective and objective measures.
  • Non-Pharmacological Interventions...physical therapy, exercise, and integrative medicine approaches.
  • Responsible Opioid Prescribing...opioid types, dosage forms, and patient selection criteria.
  • Interprofessional Collaboration...patient-centered care, collaborating with specialists in mental health and physical therapy.
  • Opioid Misuse and Addiction Management...signs, intervention strategies, and referral to specialists.

Back to Basics Start with Pain Assessment 

  • Definitions, Types, and Impact 
  • Comprehensive Pain Assessment: Subjective and Objective Measures 
  • See Your Patient - Importance of Patient-Reported Outcomes 

Evidence-Based Pain Management Strategies 

  • Non-Pharmacological Interventions
    • Physical Therapy and Exercise 
    • Mind-Body Approaches 

Pharmacological Interventions Beyond Opioids 

  • NSAIDs, Acetaminophen, and Adjuvant Medications 
  • Integrative Medicine Approaches: Acupuncture, Massage, and Chiropractic Care 
  • Emerging Trends in Pain Management Research 

Responsible Opioid Prescribing Practices 

  •  Understanding Opioids: Types, Mechanisms, and Dosage Forms 
  • Patient Selection Criteria for Opioid Therapy 
  • Dosage Titration and Monitoring for Effectiveness 
  • Mitigating Opioid Risks
    • PDMP Utilization 
    • Patient Education 

Multidisciplinary Pain Care Collaboration 

  • Interprofessional Collaboration in Pain Management 
  • Patient-Centered Care: Addressing Physical, Emotional, and Social Aspects of Pain 
  • Team-Based Approaches: Working with Psychiatric Mental Health Specialists, Physical Therapists, and Specialists 

Legal and Ethical Considerations in Pain Management 

  • Current Legislation and Guidelines in Opioid Prescribing 
  • Ethical Dilemmas in Pain Care: Balancing Pain Relief and Risk Mitigation 

Reimagining Pain Management Post-Oxycodone Era 

  • Understanding the Oxycodone Era 
  • Informed consent and shared decision-making  

Assessing and Addressing Opioid Misuse and Addiction 

  •  Identifying Signs of Opioid Misuse and Addiction 
  • Intervention Strategies for Opioid-Related Concerns 
  • When to refer...pain specialists, addiction specialists, and treatment programs 
  • Developing Patient-Centered Plans for Opioid Tapering 

Quality Metrics and Benchmarks in Pain Care 

  • Monitoring and Evaluating Pain Management Outcomes 
  • Staying Current with Evolving Best Practices 

Pediatric Antibiotic Prescribing 101
Teri Woo, PhD, ARNP, CPNP-PC, CNL, FAANP
1.0 Pharmacology CE Hour
  • Current CDC and ACIP recommendations for pediatric and adolescent recommendations 
  • Travel recommendations
  • Vaccine adverse event reporting (VAERS) 
  • Overcoming vaccine hesitancy
  • Vaccines on the horizon

Vaccine statistics 

  • Worldwide  
  • US  

Current CDC and ACIP recommendations for pediatric and adolescent recommendations  

  • New vaccines 
  • Updated recommendations for existing vaccines 
  • Catch up schedules 
  • Vaccinating for medical conditions 

Travel recommendations 

  • Resources for travel vaccine information  
  • Measles vaccine before travel 
  • Hepatitis A vaccine before travel 
  • Polio booster before travel to high-risk areas 

Vaccine adverse event reporting (VAERS)  

Overcoming vaccine hesitancy 

Vaccines on the horizon 


Pediatric Antibiotic Prescribing 201
Teri Woo, PhD, ARNP, CPNP-PC, CNL, FAANP
1.0 Pharmacology CE Hour
  • Common pediatric respiratory infections
  • Common skin infections
  • Eye infections
  • Gonorrhea and chlamydia

Treating common pediatric respiratory infections 

  • Otitis media  
  • URI vs sinus infections  
  • Pneumonia  
  • Group A strep 

Treating common skin infections 

  • Impetigo 
  • Cellulitis/boils  
  • Paronychia  
  • Animal bites  

Treating urinary tract infections  

  • Infants and children under age 2 years 
  • Young children  
  • Adolescents  

Treating eye infections 

Treating gonorrhea and chlamydia 


Antiseizure Medications
Filissa Caserta, MSN, ACNP-BC, CNRN
2.0 Pharmacology CE Hours
  • Classify and Conquer: Understanding Seizure Medication Categories
  • Side Show: Exploring Side Effects, Interactions, and Toxic Tales
  • Tailoring Medications to Seizure Types and Daily Life

Antiseizure Medications   

  • Classification   
  • Pharmacology  
  • Side effects   
  • Interactions   
  • Toxicities  

Recommended Medications by Seizure Type  

  • Focal onset   
  • Generalized  

Special Considerations  

  • Therapeutic monitoring  
  • Alcohol consumption  
  • Non-adherence   
  • Geriatric patients 
  • Women (contraception and pregnancy) 
  • Driving 

Primary Care Dermatology for the Non-Dermatology Provider
Mikala Riddlesworth, PA-C, MMS
  • Blemish Battle: The Acne Saga
  • Lesion Exploration: Benign to Malignant Chronicles
  • Carcinoma Chronicles: BCC, SCC, Melanoma Drama
  • Derm Diary: Atopic, Allergic, and Contact Dermatitis

Acne 

Dermatitis 

  • Atopic 
  • Allergic 
  • Contact 

Benign Lesions 

  • Cysts/Lipoma 
  • Nevi 
  • Seborrheic/Solar Keratosis 

Pre-Malignant Lesions 

  • Actinic Keratosis 

Malignant Lesions 

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) 
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) 
  • Melanoma 

Reflux & Heartburn with a Retroflex of Health & Wellness
Melissa Dyrdal, MSN, RN, APRN, FNP-BC
0.5 Pharmacology CE Hours
  • Gut Check: Unmasking Reflux & Heartburn
  • Peek into Pathophysiology: Effects Unveiled
  • Distinguishing Typical vs Atypical Symptoms
  • Roadmap to Comprehensive Evaluation: Beyond the Norm
  • Rx Toolbox: Lifestyle, Meds, Endo, or Surgery?
  • Weighting Success: The Medical Route to Management

Reflux & Heartburn 

  • Pathophysiology/effects 
  • Typical vs Atypical 
  • Patient referrals 

Comprehensive Evaluation 

  • EGD/pH/HRM 
  • US/HIDA 
  • Gastric Emptying 
  • Esophagram 
  • Planimetry 
  • CT 

Treatment options 

  • Lifestyle/diet 
  • Medication 
  • Endoscopic 
  • Surgical 

Medical Weight Management 

  • Assessment/consult 
  • Diagnostics/Labs 
  • Processed Food Addiction 
  • Treatment route 

Quality of life/success 

  • Education 
  • Options 
  • Referral(s) 

Patient/provider relationship for lifelong disease 

  • Openness/trust 
  • Continued knowledge and education 
  • Accountability 
  • Follow through 

Asthma Management and Medication Devices
Damien Fisher PharmD, AE-C
2.0 Pharmacology CE Hours
  • Stepwise approach...SABAs, ICS, and Biologics
  • Single Maintenance and Reliever Therapy (SMART)
  • Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA)
  • National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Coordinating Committee (NAEPPCC) Expert Panel 4 (EPR-4)

Asthma Management and Medication Devices  

  • Classification 
  • Stepwise approach 
  • Short-acting beta agonists (SABA) 
  • Inhaled Corticosteroids (ICS) 
  • Biologics 

Latest-Evidence/Guidelines 

  • Single Maintenance and Reliever Therapy (SMART) 
  • Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) 
  • National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Coordinating Committee (NAEPPCC) Expert Panel 4 (EPR-4) 

Primary Care Summit

April 11–12, 2024
$2,159.82 Value
Just $399.99 Today — Save 86% if you register by March 30, 2024!
Limited Time Only!
Live Access Pass
You can earn up to 33 CE hours!
  • 2-day LIVE training (April 11–12, 2024)
  • Get your questions answered by leading experts
  • Online chat with colleagues across the country
  • Early access to on-demand bonus sessions
  • 30-day access to the live summit recordings
On-Demand Pass
You can earn up to 33 CE hours!
  • Same amazing content
  • Unlimited access to all summit sessions
  • Watch the videos at your own pace and schedule
  • Unlimited access to all handouts
  • Completely flexible learning for your busy schedule
Earn up to 33 CE Hours, including up to 10 Pharmacology CE Hours! Click here for CE Credit breakdown.
How You'll Feel the Next Day in Your Practice Setting

CONFIDENT to safely prescribe medications for COPD, Asthma, Hypertension, Diabetes and more!

EQUIPPED to initiate treatment for and manage several chronic conditions in your primary care setting

PREPARED to develop appropriate differential diagnosis and order diagnostic studies

ENERGIZED to bring your primary care practice to the next level!


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April 11–12, 2024
$2,159.82 Value
Just $399.99 Today — Save 86% if you register by March 30, 2024!
Limited Time Only!
Live Access Pass
You can earn up to 33 CE hours!
  • 2-day LIVE training (April 11–12, 2024)
  • Get your questions answered by leading experts
  • Online chat with colleagues across the country
  • Early access to on-demand bonus sessions
  • 30-day access to the live summit recordings
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You can earn up to 33 CE hours!
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  • Unlimited access to all summit sessions
  • Watch the videos at your own pace and schedule
  • Unlimited access to all handouts
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Earn up to 33 CE Hours, including up to 10 Pharmacology CE Hours! Click here for CE Credit breakdown.

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