Prevention in Primary Care Practice - 2018

Saturday September 1, 2018


Conference starts in:

Holland America Line's Eurodam - Seattle, WA
1 Week Conference September 1st - 7th, 2018
14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

This is a 7-Night Alaska Cruise Conference. Round-trip Seattle, Washington.

This seminar is designed to provide the participant with an understanding of the role and value of screening in primary care and the importance of preventive therapy and risk reduction for adults. The course will also provide an overview of common diagnostic and management problems in adult primary care.

This seminar will be relevant to primary care practitioners of adult medicine.

In order to register and get additional information for this conference, you must visit the following link:
https://universityatsea.com/coursedetails.php?prog...

Dates and Times

Start: 9/1/2018 8:00 AM
End: 9/7/2018 5:00 PM

Objectives

  • Identify who benefits from cardiovascular screening, and from primary and secondary prevention of heart disease.
  • Assess which cancer screens apply to all adults, and which to selected populations.
  • Discuss new tools that may become available to screen for risk of cancer.
  • Counsel patients to modify their behavior and activity to reduce the risk of illness and disability and describe specific preventive and screening methods for common conditions and syndromes.

Speakers

  • Dr. William Wertheim
    • Adult Immunization
    • Cancer Screening: Controversies and Standards
    • Cholesterol: Which Target? Which Drug? Which Patient?
    • Depression Screening and Management
    • Diabetes: Treatments Goals, Monitoring & Prevention, Part I
    • Diabetes: Treatments Goals, Monitoring & Prevention, Part II
    • Hypertension: Getting to Goal
    • Obesity: Options for Partnership and Management
    • Prevention in the Elderly
    • Screening for CAD: What's the evidence? What's the future?
    • Substance Use and Addiction
    • Vitamins and Supplements: What's Safe, What Works

Location

Holland America Line's Eurodam
University @ Sea
Seattle, WA 98101

Accreditation

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.