Update in Internal Medicine 2021 (RP2104B)
THE 2021 UPDATE IN INTERNAL MEDICINE CONFERENCE WILL PRESENT A HYBRID VIRTUAL LEARNING APPROACH:
ONE-DAY LIVE ON-LINE (ZOOM) EVENT ON SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 2021
PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATIONS AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:
The knowledge and treatment of various disease states in internal medicine is expanding at a fast pace. Every year, new therapies are being developed and new standards of care are being employed across the spectrum of internal medicine. The busy primary care physician and internist, since they treat patients with varied diseases and comorbidities, are faced with the growing challenge of keeping abreast of all the advances. The annual Update in Internal Medicine CME Conference seeks to assist clinicians with meeting this challenge.
Due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 conference will present a hybrid virtual learning approach, offering the combination of a one-day live online presentation and additional pre-recorded on-demand video presentations. The overall goal is provide primary care physicians and internists with state-of-the-art practical advice on issues identified as frequent items for consultation and second opinions, as well as new advances in applying molecular techniques in translational medicine.
Primary care providers, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and specialists in Internal Medicine and Family Practice seeking updates in practical knowledge relating to patient care.
- Investigate the appropriate use of direct oral anticoagulants in various clinical scenario
- Utilize a sequential approach to management of type2 diabetes
- Utilize an evidence-based approach to COVID-19 based on the stage and severity of disease
- Investigate the appropriate evaluation of proteinuria and hematuria in various clinical scenarios
- Interpret updated guidelines for appropriate management of patients with hypertension and resistant hypertension
- Formulate appropriate diagnosis and management of interstitial lung diseases
- Explore the various cancer immunotherapies and the malignancies in which they are used
- Diagnose and manage the renal complications from various malignancies and their treatments
- Describe the pathway of thyroid hormone signaling and the advantages/disadvantages of using bovine thyroid supplements versus T4- and T3-containing thyroid hormone replacement regimens
- Investigate the emerging findings of the potential long-term effects between CVD and COVID-19.
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APRIL 10 LIVE VIRTUAL PRESENTATION SLIDES
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8:00 am - Update on 2018 ACC/AHA Guidelines for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease - Dr. Amit Khera
8:30 am - Bariatric Management Beyond Medical Treatment - Dr. Anna Tavakkoli
9:00 am - Update on Asthma Management - Dr. Chris Wysocki
9:45 am - Updates in Sleep Medicine - Dr. Katie Tran
10:15 am - Appropriate Use of DOACs - Dr. Siayareh Rambally
10:45 am - Update on Rheumatoid Arthritis - Dr. Blair Solow
12:00 pm - Update and Controversies in HRT - Dr. Rachel Bonnema
12:30 pm - C. Difficile and Fecal Microbiota Transplantation - Dr. Jeff Tessier
1:15 pm - Update on Diabetes Management - Dr. Ildiko Lingvay
1:45 pm - Approach to Proteinuria and Hematuria - Dr. Peter Van Buren
2:15 pm - Update on COVID-19 Management: Treatments and Vaccines - Dr. Brad Cutrell
ADDITIONAL CONTENT: VIDEO PRESENTATIONS (ON-DEMAND)
You will be receiving an email from the CME Office the week after the April 10th conference with instructions for accessing and viewing these pre-recorded presentations.
James (Brad) Cutrell, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Carol Croft, M.D.
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENTS
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates the on-demand presentation, "Cultural Considerations for End of Life Care" 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 21.5 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.
- 21.50 AMA
- 21.50 Attendance
- 1.00 Ethics
- 21.50 Self-Assessment (MOC)
- "Login" to your existing account or create an account in EthosCE, online learning management system, by selecting the "create an account" link.
- 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.
A $50 handling fee will be deducted from cancellation refunds. Refund requests must be received by email at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 27, 2021. No refunds will be made thereafter.