Enduring Activity - Update in Internal Medicine 2023 (RP2304C)
About the Conference
Internal medicine is expanding at a fast pace as new therapies are developed and new guidelines and standards of care are recommended across a spectrum of diseases. Busy physicians and internists are faced with the growing challenge of keeping abreast of all the advances. The annual Update in Internal Medicine conference is designed to help clinicians meet the challenge by offering state-of-the-art, practical advice on common conditions and exciting new developments.
This CME Conference is designed for: primary care providers, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and specialists in Internal Medicine and Family Practice seeking updates in practical knowledge relating to patient care.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Explore the appropriate indications for use of PPI in primary care and when these medications can be stopped safely.
- List appropriate indications for thrombophilia testing in patients with first episode of venous thromboembolism.
- Apply evidence-based approach to use of SGLT-2 and GLP-1 therapies in patients with cardiovascular or renal risk factors or disease.
- Develop a practical approach to take an antibiotic allergy history and remove unnecessary penicillin allergy labels.
- Understand the drivers of vaccine hesitancy and practical strategies to address concerns raised over vaccines.
- Describe roles of abdominal imaging and genetic testing for screening and diagnosis of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD).
- Develop a systematic approach to initial diagnostic workup for suspected interstitial lung disease.
- List indications for imaging and referral to specialist for common MSK complaints.
- Explain the roles of lifestyle management and pharmacologic therapy in patient weight management in primary care.
(includes agenda, learning objectives, speaker listing, disclosures, CME-Ethics-MOC credit information, etc.)
REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPLETING THE COURSE:
- View the educational content presented live on April 22, 2023
- View the additional educational content/pre-recorded presentations, available on-demand
- Successfully complete the Post-Test/Quiz (75% pass rate)
- Complete the Course Evaluation
- Provide required participation information (for ABIM-MOC credit)
Once all of these requirements are fulfilled, credit hours are claimed, credits are posted to your Ethos transcript, and you may then view/download/print your certificate.
- Deadline to claim MOC credits is December 10, 2023.
- Deadline to claim CME and Ethics credits is December 10, 2023.
DISCLOSURE OF INELIGIBLE COMPANIES
It is the policy of the CME Office at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all directly sponsored or jointly provided educational activities. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all persons in the position to control the content of an education activity are required to disclose all financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 24 months with any ineligible company (any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients). UT Southwestern also considers ineligible those companies producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products in development for future use on patients, such as healthcare product research companies. All reported financial relationships with ineligible companies are reviewed for relevancy and then mitigated through a content review process prior to the activity (where applicable).
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statements
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 17.5 AMA PRA Category1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center certifies that non-physicians will receive an attendance certificate stating that they participated in the activity that was designated for 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates the on-demand presentation, "Communication: A High Risk Procedure" for a maximum of 1.0 hours in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.
ABIM - MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 17.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.
- 17.50 AMA
- 17.50 Attendance
- 1.00 Ethics
- Login to your existing account or create an account in EthosCE, online learning management system, by selecting the "create an account" link.
- Once logged in, return to this course page, select the designated fee and click the "add to cart" button.
- In the following "checkout" pages you will verify and process your payment.
- After registration is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.