Alliance of North American Chinese Physicians 2016 Annual Meeting (JS1610D)

Dallas, TX US
October 1, 2016

Five one-hour lectures will present the latest clinical practice guidelines, covering topics from opioid use for chronic pain, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and new oral anticoagulation agents and ethics of medical care.

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, pharmacists and psychologists from multiple specialties. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Review the epidemiology of opioid-related morbidity and mortality
  • Describe the challenges of managing patients with pain conditions as well as patients who have opioid use disorders in primary care clinician
  • Review the FDA-approved treatments for opioid use disorders
  • Explain the steps that can be taken to improve opioid analgesic prescription for the treatment of pain
  • Describe the latest guidelines on hypertension
  • Recognize significant changes of target BP level
  • Describe the latest guidelines on hyperlipidemia
  • Discriminate significant changes of target LDL level
  • Apply Fuzzy sets to think about ethics
  • Describe the trade-off between restriction of resident duty hours and increased hand-offs of care
  • Evaluate which clinical environment favors the use of algorithms
  • Identify patients that can benefit from DOAC treatment
  • Create clinical follow up plans
  • Identify the appropriate antidote for indicated patient
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA
  • 5.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/01/2016 - 9:00am CDT
Event ends: 
10/01/2016 - 3:15pm CDT
Marriott Dallas City Center
650 N Pearl St, Dallas, TX 75201
Dallas, TX 75201
United States

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AMA
  • 5.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics


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