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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
12:45 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Procedures; Integumentary, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Tam Nguyen MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME400
CME Credit: 4
Fee: $320
Speakers: Tam Nguyen, MD, FAAFP
Location: 301C
Learning Objectives:
1. Classify the severity of acne.
2. Discuss the safety and efficacy of the various classes of agents used for treating acne.
3. Explain the mechanisms of action of systemic and topical agents used to various severity of acne.
4. Describe the appropriate candidates for isotretinoin therapy, and incorporate improved protocols for the optimum use of this agent.
5. Discuss the protocols for using chemical peel as effective acne and its scar treatment.
6. Evaluate the use of microdermabrasion (with and without infusion) as an effective acne scar treatment procedure.
7. Evaluate when to use intralesional corticosteroid injections for the treatment of acne cysts and its scar.
8. Evaluate the use of acne extraction procedures.
9. Recognize the urgency of prompt treatment of acne to prevent physical and psychological scarring.

Since acne vulgaris is one of the most common conditions of pediatric as well as adults, participants will learn a full range of acne treatment modalities.  The workshop will start with the basic review and pathophysiology of acne vulgaris.  Then the standard medical acne treatment as recommended by American Academy of Dermatology will be discussed including various topicals and oral medications.  The participants will learn how to register for the iPledge Program and prescribe isotretinoin (former known as Accutane).  Various acne procedures will be demonstrated including acne injection and acne extraction.  In addition to the active comedonal lesions, the workshop will cover procedures to treatment acne scar including microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and microneedling.  
12:45 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Procedures; Cardiovascular, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Craig Barstow MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME413
CME Credit: 4
Fee: $320
Speakers: Craig Barstow, MD, FAAFP; David Kassop, MD, FACC
Location: 301A
Learning Objectives:
1. Compare and contrast the findings of ECG tests in different patient cases.
2. Relate the implications of ECG readings to potential cardiac disease.
3. Compare the findings of an ECG to a patient’s clinical presentation. Compare the results of multiple ECG findings from the same patient. Participants will receive hands-on training in the interpretation of fundamental ECGs. Topics will include the basics of ECG interpretation, acute coronary syndrome and arrhythmias.
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Clare Hawkins MD, MSC, FAAFP
Event: #CME018
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Clare Hawkins, MD, MSC, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Utilize current clinical practice guidelines for the management of AF, and the CHADS2 index to prescribe appropriate medications.
2. Review the coagulation cascade and compare targets of medications that affect the coagulation pathway with specific applications to current recommendations of medications for patients with atrial fibrillation.
3. Prepare treatment plans for patients (especially the elderly) who present with atrial fibrillation.
4. Educate patients on lifestyle modifications they can make to ensure heart health and prevent complications from AF, including stroke or heart failure.
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Pooja Shah MD
Event: #CME106
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Pooja Shah, MD
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Perform history and physical examination utilizing multidimensional pain, functional, psychological and opioid assessment tools to evaluate patients presenting with back pain.
2. Select appropriate diagnostic imaging tests, as necessary, for patients with back pain.
3. Identify red flags that indicate a need for immediate aggressive treatment or referral to a spine specialist, and coordinate referral and follow-up as necessary.
4. Develop collaborative care plans with appropriate pharmacologic, non-pharmacologic, or combination treatment plan for a patient with low back pain.
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Robert Baldor MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME155
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Robert Baldor, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Distinguish Parkinson’s Disease from other conditions in patients who exhibit similar signs and symptoms, recognizing when referral is appropriate.
2. Select appropriate treatment strategies for patients with Parkinson’s Disease, including an assessment of medication and non-pharmacologic therapy use.
3. When indicated, coordinate referral to a neurologist and follow-up care for patients with Parkinson disease.
4. Establish collaborative care plans with patients and care givers, emphasizing adherence to prescribed medication and therapies.
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME
Event: #CME247
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Review key reasons rural and independent physicians need to develop strategies for value-based payment models.
2. Understand opportunities under the fee-for-service environment that can support the practice transformation journey.
3. Understand key components of value-based payment programs and the dynamic nature of the Journey away from fee- for-service.
4. Recognize resources available to assist physicians in the transformation from fee- for-service to value based payment.
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic: Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: Adam Sorscher MD
Event: #CME317
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Adam Sorscher, MD; Deepa Burman, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify patients, based on risk factors, who need to be evaluated for obstructive sleep apnea.
2. Consider OSA in the differential diagnosis of a variety of clinical presentations including new onset hypertension and daytime fatigue.
3. Counsel patients to make lifestyle modifications that may relieve mild obstructive sleep apnea.
4. Counsel patients on strategies to encourage compliance with CPAP therapy for obstructive sleep apnea, and mandibular advancement devices as an alternative.
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic: Integumentary, Type: CME, Faculty: Brian Rayala MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME092
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Brian Rayala, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Use evidence-based recommendations for systematic wound evaluation and documentation.
2. Apply best practices for basic and advanced laceration repair techniques.
3. Develop collaborative care plans with patients with chronic or complex wounds, ulcer prevention strategy adherence.
4. Coordinate care with multidisciplinary teams, utilizing a patient-centered care approach, for the care and management of patients with chronic, complex wounds.
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Topic: Procedures; Integumentary, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Richard Usatine MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME409
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $240
Speakers: Richard Usatine, MD, FAAFP; Jonathan Karnes, MD
Location: 302C
Learning Objectives:
1. Examine different skin lesions using dermatoscopes to determine typical pathologic patterns of types of skin cancer.
2. Utilize dermoscopy to differentiate seborrheic keratosis from melanocytic lesions.
3. Integrate checklists and evaluation tools into a dermoscopic examination of suspected skin lesions and melanoma to compile an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
4. Conduct a cost/benefit analysis of dermatoscopes in your practice.

The dermoscopy workshop will improve your knowledge and skills diagnosing skin cancers with a dermatoscope. Participants will learn the dermoscopic features of skin cancers and apply this new knowledge to unknown cases. There will also be a hands-on component with various dermatoscopes.
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Procedures; Musculoskeletal, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Gautam Desai DO, FACOFP
Event: #CME402
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $240
Speakers: Gautam Desai, DO, FACOFP; William Cox, DO, FACOFP
Location: 302A
Learning Objectives:
1. Consider how the concept of qi (chi) and acupuncture may impact overall effective treatment for patients with pain to improve their quality of life.
2. Analyze the indications and contraindications for acupuncture.
3. Identify anatomical locations for the bladder meridian to maximize efficacy of treatment.
4. Observe proper placement of auricular needles and demonstrate placement of needles into a practice receptacle.
5. Demonstrate the use of observation, postural evaluation and palpation skills in assessment of patients with chronic pain.
6. Practice basic manipulation techniques, and understand their application and contraindications.

This hands on workshop will serve to introduce participants to acupuncture and osteopathic manual medicine, and permit learners to participate in application of basic concepts with each other. 
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Procedures; Musculoskeletal, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: James McNabb MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME421
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $240
Speakers: James McNabb, MD, FAAFP; R W Watkins, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Location: 301B
Learning Objectives:
1. Compare musculoskeletal injections by joint site, steroid agent and dose, and potential side effects that may occur.
2. Evaluate whether joint injections are for patients’ pain relief, to reduce inflammation or mobility improvement.
3. Perform joint injections on models.

This interactive session will demonstrate the most common joint and soft tissue injections that are encountered by family physicians in daily practice.  Teaching methods used include didactic presentation, videos, and hands-on work with others as well as using needles on mannequins. Participants should wear loose fitting clothing to this session - preferably shorts and sleeveless shirts.
02:15 PM - 03:15 PM
Topic: Psychogenic, Type: CME, Faculty: Celia Neavel MD
Event: #CME270
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Celia Neavel, MD; Jane Gray, PhD
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Utilize appropriate diagnostic criteria to evaluate and screen adolescent patients for depression, bullying, mood disorders, and suicide risk.
2. Counsel parents and adolescent patents regarding bullying prevention and intervention.
3. Devise collaborative treatment plans, including appropriate psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy (or a combination), that take into account the risks and benefits of various interventions.
4. Coordinate care for adolescent patients who require referral to sub-specialists or admission to hospitals for suicide prevention.
02:15 PM - 03:15 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Eddie Needham MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME012
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Asses the value and limitations of each cardiac modality.
2. Select appropriate cardiac modality to stratify patients thought to be at risk for symptomatic CAD.
3. Utilize an investigative strategy based on patient characteristics, while applying the principles of judicious imaging for selected cardiac presenting conditions.
4. Use evidence-based guidelines to appropriately document diagnostic cardiac imaging findings.

Associated Session: -Advanced Cardiac Imaging: PBL
02:15 PM - 03:15 PM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Timothy Munzing MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME197
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Timothy Munzing, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Formulate strategies to better train care team staff to perform specific tasks and responsibilities as outlined in their role to provide patient-centered care of patients with chronic pain.
2. Assess patients with chronic pain to determine the mechanisms of pain through documentation of pain location, intensity, quality and onset/duration; functional ability and goals; and psychological/social factors such as depression or substance abuse.
3. Develop collaborative treatment plans emphasizing physical and psychological modalities, prescription of non-opioid analgesics, treatment of comorbid mood disorders, and restoration of sleep.
4. Establish plans to coordinate referral to a multidisciplinary team or pain specialist.

Associated Session: - Chronic Pain: Ask the Expert
02:15 PM - 03:15 PM
Topic: Reproductive - Female, Type: CME, Faculty: Sarah McNeil MD
Event: #CME286
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Sarah McNeil, MD; Martha Simmons, MD
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Counsel patients regarding the safety and efficacy of new and current contraception methods that are most consistent with their lifestyle and beliefs.
2. Counsel patients with questions and concerns regarding emergency contraception, and determine if OTC or prescription or some other form of prescription emergency contraception if appropriate.
3. Apply evidence-based recommendations and guidelines to contraception management of women with chronic medical conditions.
4. Integrate evidence-based recommendations and guidelines to safely and effectively manage the transition of switching contraceptives.

Associated Session: -Contraception Management: PBL
02:15 PM - 03:15 PM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Locke MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME185
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Locke, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate current controversies and research regarding carbohydrates, proteins and fats.
2. Provide patient education and resource materials regarding nutrition principles during well exam visits.
3. Use motivational interviewing techniques to initiate fitness conversations with patients.
4. Counsel patients regarding the benefits from dietary intervention in the treatment of common illnesses, particularly metabolic diseases.
02:15 PM - 03:15 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Paul Krause MD
Event: #CME252
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Paul Krause, MD
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe how to leverage Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visits (AWV) to enhance  preventive care for Medicare beneficiaries.
2. Recognize how AWV can improve quality scores, patient care, and attribution.
3. Assess why and how HCC and Risk Adjustment Factor scores can positively affect your practice’s quality and cost comparisons.
4. Summarize the basic components of Care Coordination to support your community’s patients and providers.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Michael Rakotz MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME005
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Michael Rakotz, MD, FAAFP; Katherine Kirley, MD
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Consider current management of hypertension in adult patients, as compared to current JNC 8 guidelines and AAFP/USPSTF screening recommendations.
2. Counsel patients on how to make healthy behavior changes to reduce their risk for developing hypertension or prehypertension.
3. Address barriers to care among patients in your practice, especially elderly and minority patients, and identify or develop tools to help address hypertension.
4. Prepare treatment regimens of antihypertensive medications and tools with an emphasis on patient adherence.

Associated Session: - Adult and Elderly Hypertension: Ask the Expert
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Reproductive - Female, Type: CME, Faculty: Sarah McNeil MD
Event: #CME284
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Sarah McNeil, MD; Carolyn Pierce, MD; Martha Simmons, MD; Patricia Chico, MD
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Contraception Management sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of contraception, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Contraception Management: Updates and Complexities in Contraceptive Care
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Gastrointestinal, Type: CME, Faculty: Jeff Wilkins MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME057
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jeff Wilkins, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Distinguish gastroesophageal reflux from GERD in patients who present with typical and atypical symptoms.
2. Educate parents of infants and children with GERD on effective feeding strategies and safe medication use.
3. Formulate treatment plans for patients with GERD to include lifestyle modifications and effective medication use, and ensure patient compliance with treatment.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Robin Creamer DO, FAAFP
Event: #CME116
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Robin Creamer, DO, FAAFP; Nathan Falk, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Establish screening protocols, using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, in accordance to current clinical practice guidelines.
2. Evaluate elderly patients and patients at risk for low bone mass/osteoporosis using the FRAX® algorithm, and consider the impact of fracture risk scores on patient management.
3. Determine appropriate osteoporosis treatment, based on clinical evaluation, diagnostic workup, fracture risk assessments, and BMD measurements.
4. Develop collaborative prevention and treatment plan for patients at risk for falls, emphasizing exercise, physical therapy, home hazard assessment, and possible withdrawal of medications that increase fall risk.

Associated Session: -Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment: PBL
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Steven Wright MD
Event: #CME212
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Steven Wright, MD
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Determine when to initiate or continue opioids for chronic pain.
2. Determine appropriate opioid selection, dosage, duration, follow-up and discontinuation.
3. Establish protocols to assess risk, and address potential harms of opioid use.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Robert Baldor MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME161
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Robert Baldor, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Assess patients presenting with possible signs of TIA or stroke; ordering appropriate imaging if necessary.
2. Develop collaborative care plans to assist patients in making behavioral modifications to decrease their risk of having a stroke, and recognize the warning signs of a stroke.
3. Propose appropriate treatment options to improve outcomes in patients who suffer a stroke.
4. Counsel patients and their family members on how to cope with the effects of stroke.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME
Event: #CME227
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Review the benefits physicians can gain from engaging with insurance companies to manage patient panels by initiating care coordination strategies.
2. Understand how attribution impacts insurance companies’ decisions on contract negotiations.
3. Describe how family physicians’ and insurance companies’ goals align and can result in better patient care.
4. Gain practical knowledge on steps to take now.
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Eddie Needham MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME010
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Advanced Cardiac Imaging sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal use of cardiac imaging, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Advanced Cardiac Imaging: You Light Up My Life
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Integumentary, Type: CME, Faculty: Brian Rayala MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME074
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Brian Rayala, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate skin lesions, based on the history and gross examination, and assess the need for biopsy, referral, or treatment.
2. Select treatment options (e.g. excision, cryotherapy, curettage with or without electrodesiccation, or pharmacotherapy), based on the type of tumor and its location.
3. Utilize standardized terminology, coding, and documentation to accurately code for skin procedures.
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Jeffrey Unger MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME039
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jeffrey Unger, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Critically evaluate the evidence emerging within diabetes research as it applies to recommendations for physician change.
2. Evaluate current standards of care (screening, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, management) for patients with diabetes, or who are at risk for developing diabetes, for opportunities to update standards in accordance to current research and evidence-based guidelines.
3. Assess new and novel treatments for diabetes in terms of efficacy, safety, contraindications and cost/benefit relative to existing treatments.
4. Apply a patient-centered approach to incorporate guideline recommendations for intensifying therapy to achieve glycemic control.

Associated Session: -Diabetes Update: PBL
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Locke MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME202
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Locke, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate trends in use of herbal therapies and dietary supplements used by patients.
2. Identify common interactions that can occur between prescribed medications and herbal therapies.
3. Initiate discussions with patients regarding their use of herbs and supplements, if applicable, counsel patients on appropriate use.
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Robin Creamer DO, FAAFP
Event: #CME114
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Robin Creamer, DO, FAAFP; Nathan Falk, MD, FAAFP; David Lee, MPA
Location: 205
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of osteoporosis/osteopenia, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment: Providing Un-Fractured Care
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Special Sensory, Type: CME, Faculty: Mark Deutchman MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME325
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Mark Deutchman, MD, FAAFP; Karlynn Sievers, MD
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify patients who are at risk for having inadequate dental care and may need to be examined for oral lesions; especially among pregnant or older patients.
2. Identify red flags, such as oral manifestations (e.g. oral mucosal lesion) that may be manifestations of immunologic diseases, endocrinopathies, hematologic conditions, systemic infections, and nutritional disorders
3. Follow evidence-based recommendations for diagnosing oral cancer.
4. Develop collaborative care plans for referral and management of patients with oral cancer.
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Julie Gunther MD, FAAHPM, FAAFP
Event: #CME249
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Julie Gunther, MD, FAAHPM, FAAFP
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Appraise healthcare labor force statistics and their contribution to burnout, the role of the physician and practice sustainability.
2. Articulate the differences and similarities of independent practice, private practice, concierge practice and the evolving practice model known as direct primary care.
3. Debate expansive options about practice choice and structure including employed models, independent insurance-based models, and cash-price health care delivery models.
4. Create a ‘roadmap’ to outline their own path towards autonomous practice, if they so desire.
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Nephrologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Clare Hawkins MD, MSC, FAAFP
Event: #CME137
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Clare Hawkins, MD, MSC, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Incorporate current guidelines for diagnosis in patients presenting with urinary problems.
2. Coordinate referral to an urologist or urogynecologist if initial diagnosis is unclear; or red flags such as hematuria, obstructive symptoms or recurrent urinary tract infections are present.
3. Counsel patients regarding first-line treatment options, including behavioral therapy and lifestyle modifications, emphasizing adherence and follow-up.
4. Prescribe second or third line treatment options if first-line therapies are unsuccessful, coordinating referral and follow-up care for surgical treatment as necessary. 
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Type: Networking
Event: #721
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: Margaritaville
Learning Objectives:
This is the must-attend event for new physicians (in their first seven years after residency completion) at FMX. Enjoy food, friends, and fun at this popular networking event. Take the opportunity to connect with peers from across the country and reunite with residency classmates.
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Type: Breakout
Event: #934
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location:
Learning Objectives:
This offering provides a clinical, hand-on training for insertion and removal of NEXPLANON (a small, thin and flexible arm implant that provides up to 3 years of continuous birth control) and implant localization techniques.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
07:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Psychogenic, Type: CME, Faculty: Jeffrey Cigrang PhD, ABPP
Event: #CME450
CME Credit: 4.75
Fee: $175
Speakers: Jeffrey Cigrang, PhD, ABPP; Jennifer Mitchell, PsyD; Alan Peterson, PhD
Location: Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Learning Objectives:
1.  List the evidence-based treatments for PTSD in primary and specialty care settings.
2.  Describe the rationale for trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral treatment of PTSD.
3.  Outline the use of an in-vivo exposure hierarchy for PTSD.
4.  Describe the use of written exposure therapy for PTSD.
07:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Integumentary; Procedures, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Tam Nguyen MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME401
CME Credit: 4
Fee: $320
Speakers: Tam Nguyen, MD, FAAFP
Location: 301C
Learning Objectives:
1. Classify the severity of acne.
2. Discuss the safety and efficacy of the various classes of agents used for treating acne.
3. Explain the mechanisms of action of systemic and topical agents used to various severity of acne.
4. Describe the appropriate candidates for isotretinoin therapy, and incorporate improved protocols for the optimum use of this agent.
5. Discuss the protocols for using chemical peel as effective acne and its scar treatment.
6. Evaluate the use of microdermabrasion (with and without infusion) as an effective acne scar treatment procedure.
7. Evaluate when to use intralesional corticosteroid injections for the treatment of acne cysts and its scar.
8. Evaluate the use of acne extraction procedures.
9. Recognize the urgency of prompt treatment of acne to prevent physical and psychological scarring.

Since acne vulgaris is one of the most common conditions of pediatric as well as adults, participants will learn a full range of acne treatment modalities.  The workshop will start with the basic review and pathophysiology of acne vulgaris.  Then the standard medical acne treatment as recommended by American Academy of Dermatology will be discussed including various topical and oral medications.  The participants will learn how to register for the pledge Program and prescribe isotretinoin (former known as Accutane).  Various acne procedures will be demonstrated including acne injection and acne extraction.  In addition to the active comedonal lesions, the workshop will cover procedures to treatment acne scar including microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and microneedling.  
07:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Procedures; Cardiovascular, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Craig Barstow MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME414
CME Credit: 4
Fee: $320
Speakers: Craig Barstow, MD, FAAFP; David Kassop, MD, FACC
Location: 301A
Learning Objectives:
Experience a unique educational format. First, watch an online CME video at your convenience. Once on site at FMX, attend the associated Clinical Procedures Workshop. Earn CME for both the online module and onsite workshop.

1. Compare and contrast the findings of ECG tests in different patient cases.
2. Relate the implications of ECG readings to potential cardiac disease.
3. Compare the findings of an ECG to a patient’s clinical presentation. Compare the results of multiple ECG findings from the same patient. Participants will receive hands-on training in the interpretation of fundamental ECGs. Topics will include the basics of ECG interpretation, acute coronary syndrome and arrhythmias.
07:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Procedures; Integumentary, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Edward Jackson MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME430
CME Credit: 4
Fee: $320
Speakers: Edward Jackson, MD, FAAFP; Daniel Stulberg, MD, FAAFP
Location: 305
Learning Objectives:
1. Choose preferred methods for wound evaluation, preparation, irrigation and repair.
2. Practice different suturing techniques using a variety of suture types.
3. Classify wounds to determine severity and whether muscle, tendons, nerves, blood vessels or bone are involved.
4. Evaluate the necessary mechanism for wound repair and anesthetic needs, if appropriate.

By the end of this workshop, the attendee will have reviewed the most common methods of skin suture techniques with the ability to plan, execute and close the fusiform excision 
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Michael Rakotz MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME006
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Michael Rakotz, MD, FAAFP; Katherine Kirley, MD
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Consider current management of hypertension in adult patients, as compared to current JNC 8 guidelines and AAFP/USPSTF screening recommendations.
2. Counsel patients on how to make healthy behavior changes to reduce their risk for developing hypertension or prehypertension.
3. Address barriers to care among patients in your practice, especially elderly and minority patients, and identify or develop tools to help address hypertension.
4. Prepare treatment regimens of antihypertensive medications and tools with an emphasis on patient adherence.

Associated Session: - Adult and Elderly Hypertension: Ask the Expert
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Eddie Needham MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME013
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Asses the value and limitations of each cardiac modality.
2. Select appropriate cardiac modality to stratify patients thought to be at risk for symptomatic CAD.
3. Utilize an investigative strategy based on patient characteristics, while applying the principles of judicious imaging for selected cardiac presenting conditions.
4. Use evidence-based guidelines to appropriately document diagnostic cardiac imaging findings.

Associated Session: -Advanced Cardiac Imaging: PBL
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Jay Winner MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME165
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jay Winner, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Utilize simple mindfulness skills to reduce stress, increase satisfaction and improve connection with patients.
2. Use reframing to reduce frustration and increase empathy with even the most difficult patients.
3. Apply techniques to deal effectively with difficult emotions and regain a healthy perspective.

Associated Session: -Physician Well-being Workshop: Mindful Engagement with Our Work: Skills to Address Burnout, Resilience and Wellbeing
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Integumentary, Type: CME, Faculty: Brian Rayala MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME075
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Brian Rayala, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate skin lesions, based on the history and gross examination, and assess the need for biopsy, referral, or treatment.
2. Select treatment options (e.g. excision, cryotherapy, curettage with or without electrodesiccation, or pharmacotherapy), based on the type of tumor and its location.
3. Utilize standardized terminology, coding, and documentation to accurately code for skin procedures.
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Brian Unwin MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME147
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Brian Unwin, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Use evidence-based guidelines to screen and evaluate patients who are symptomatic for cognitive decline for dementia.
2. Identify tools and resources available to the care team, caregivers, and patients about strategies to maintain or improve cognitive health.
3. Use evidence-based guidelines to formulate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies to help slow the progression of Alzheimer’s.
4. Counsel patients and their family members on how to cope with neurologic disorders that result in the loss of cognitive functioning, such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Associated Session: -Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: PBL
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Jeffrey Unger MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME042
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jeffrey Unger, MD, FAAFP
Location: 205
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Diabetes Update sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of diabetes, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: - Diabetes Update: Diabetes Management In Primary Care
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Gastrointestinal, Type: CME, Faculty: Jeff Wilkins MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME058
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jeff Wilkins, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Distinguish gastroesophageal reflux from GERD in patients who present with typical and atypical symptoms.
2. Educate parents of infants and children with GERD on effective feeding strategies and safe medication use.
3. Formulate treatment plans for patients with GERD to include lifestyle modifications and effective medication use, and ensure patient compliance with treatment.
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Special Sensory, Type: CME, Faculty: Mark Deutchman MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME321
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Mark Deutchman, MD, FAAFP; Karlynn Sievers, MD
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the elements of a complete and accurate oral assessment of elderly patients.
2. Identify and manage common oral conditions in the elderly.
3. Recognize oral-systemic relationships in the elderly.
4. Implement effective oral preventive measures for the elderly and their caregivers.
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Frank Domino MD
Event: #CME045
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Frank Domino, MD; Jill Grimes, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Use effective physician–patient communication strategies to overcome barriers in the management of overweight/obese patients in your practice.
2. Develop a customized weight loss plan for overweight and/or obese patients that balance the advantages and disadvantages of all dietary, exercise, pharmacologic, surgical, and behavioral modification options.
3. Establish a multidisciplinary patient-centered strategy to manage bariatric treatment options for obese patients; including patient education, evaluation, coordination of care, and follow-up support.
4. Establish coding practices for appropriate billing for diet and preventive care counseling.
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Robert Baldor MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME156
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Robert Baldor, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Distinguish Parkinson’s Disease from other conditions in patients who exhibit similar signs and symptoms, recognizing when referral is appropriate.
2. Select appropriate treatment strategies for patients with Parkinson’s Disease, including an assessment of medication and non-pharmacologic therapy use.
3. When indicated, coordinate referral to a neurologist and follow-up care for patients with Parkinson disease.
4. Establish collaborative care plans with patients and care givers, emphasizing adherence to prescribed medication and therapies.
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Ryan Mullins MD, CPE
Event: #CME243
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ryan Mullins, MD, CPE
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate current quality improvement initiatives/processes to ensure sustainability.
2. Identify areas of focus based on current measures and patient needs.
3. Utilize best practices to optimize clinical, financial, and operational performance.
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME
Event: #CME248
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Review key reasons rural and independent physicians need to develop strategies for value-based payment models.
2. Understand opportunities under the fee-for-service environment that can support the practice transformation journey.
3. Understand key components of value-based payment programs and the dynamic nature of the Journey away from fee- for-service.
4. Recognize resources available to assist physicians in the transformation from fee- for-service to value based payment.
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Melissa Gerdes MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME263
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Melissa Gerdes, MD, FAAFP
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify basic elements of risk and how to evaluate readiness for risk.
2. Describe how improvement in performance enables entities to take on risk.
3. Recognize how risk is related to physician payment.
4. Apply concepts to determine readiness to participate in an Alternative Payment Model ACOs such as ACO Track 1 Plus, Medicare Shared Savings Programs Track 2 and 3, and Next Generation ACOs.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
 -Your Prescription for MIPS
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Procedures; Musculoskeletal, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Francis O'Connor MD
Event: #CME416
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $240
Speakers: Francis O'Connor, MD; Fred Brennan, DO, FAAFP; Anthony Beutler, MD, FAAFP
Location: 302B
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss the basic principles of ultrasound imaging, equipment, functionality, aseptic technique and injectate selection for ultrasound-guided pain procedures.
2. Develop scanning techniques to optimize musculoskeletal windows for ultrasound guided injections.
3. Practice joint injection techniques using models.
4. Establish appropriate billing and coding protocols for performing billable injections.

Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Guided Injections is A CPW designed for the family physician interested either interested in introducing, or just getting started, with incorporating ultrasound guided injections into their clinical practice. 
08:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Musculoskeletal; Procedures, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Michael Petrizzi MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME432
CME Credit: 4
Fee: $320
Speakers: Michael Petrizzi, MD, FAAFP; Steven Cole, ATC, MEd
Location: 303B
Learning Objectives:
1. Assess injured bones or soft tissue to determine the stage and severity of the injury and determine the most effective mechanism of treatment.
2. Compare the indications for using casts, splints or wrapping and taping.
3. Evaluate appropriate imaging modalities for patients with acute or chronic injuries that require diagnostic imaging evaluation.

During this workshop you will get to apply all the Splints that  Family Physicians can use to help their patients including Tension Night Splints ( for Plantar Fasciitis) , Cock Up Splints ( for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome) and Sugar Tong Splints and its modifications ( for initial immobilization of suspected fractures) In addition to learning about and practicing different Taping and Wrapping Techniques you will get to apply the casts most frequently used by Family Physicians( Like Short Arm and Short Leg Casts) 
08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Topic: Procedures; Reproductive - Female, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Linda Prine MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME419
CME Credit: 2
Fee: $160
Speakers: Linda Prine, MD, FAAFP; Heather Paladine, MD, FAAFP; Carolyn Pierce, MD; Julie Johnston, MD, FAAFP; Martha Simmons, MD; Patricia Chico, MD
Location: 303A
Learning Objectives:
1. Become comfortable handling the instruments and devices associated with IUD and implant insertions and removals.
2. Develop strategies for implementation of practice changes needed in order to offer LARC in their office settings.
3. Counsel women about LARC in a non-biased, non-judgmental format, providing evidence-based information in a way that builds trust through shared decision making regarding contraceptive choices.

This workshop will provide patient education resources, the latest evidence-based background on IUDs and Implants, and hands on training with experienced teachers.  We will also cover troubleshooting difficult insertions and difficult removals.  This workshop will benefit both basic and intermediate learners.
08:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Procedures; Integumentary, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Richard Usatine MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME410
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $240
Speakers: Richard Usatine, MD, FAAFP; Jonathan Karnes, MD
Location: 302C
Learning Objectives:
1. Examine different skin lesions using dermatoscopes to determine typical pathologic patterns of types of skin cancer.
2. Utilize dermoscopy to differentiate seborrheic keratosis from melanocytic lesions.
3. Integrate checklists and evaluation tools into a dermoscopic examination of suspected skin lesions and melanoma to compile an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
4. Conduct a cost/benefit analysis of dermatoscopes in your practice.

The dermoscopy workshop will improve your knowledge and skills diagnosing skin cancers with a dermatoscope. Participants will learn the dermoscopic features of skin cancers and apply this new knowledge to unknown cases. There will also be a hands-on component with various dermatoscopes.
08:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Musculoskeletal; Procedures, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Gautam Desai DO, FACOFP
Event: #CME403
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $240
Speakers: Gautam Desai, DO, FACOFP; William Cox, DO, FACOFP
Location: 302A
Learning Objectives:
1. Consider how the concept of qi (chi) and acupuncture may impact overall effective treatment for patients with pain to improve their quality of life.
2. Analyze the indications and contraindications for acupuncture.
3. Identify anatomical locations for the bladder meridian to maximize efficacy of treatment.
4. Observe proper placement of auricular needles and demonstrate placement of needles into a practice receptacle.
5. Demonstrate the use of observation, postural evaluation and palpation skills in assessment of patients with chronic pain.
6. Practice basic manipulation techniques, and understand their application and contraindications.

This hands on workshop will serve to introduce participants to acupuncture and osteopathic manual medicine, and permit learners to participate in application of basic concepts with each other. 
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: David Schneider MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME001
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Schneider, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Implement evidence-based secondary prevention recommendations in post-ACS patients.
2. Use evidence-based criteria in determining safe and effective medications to prescribe at discharge post-ACS.
3. Counsel patient to address concerns in the period immediately following discharge for ACS, with an emphasis on assessing and monitoring for psychosocial issues that may impact post-ACS outcomes.
4. Prescribe cardiac rehabilitation for post-ACS patients, emphasizing coordination of care and follow-up.

Associated Session: -Acute Coronary Syndromes: PBL
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Michael Rakotz MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME007
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Michael Rakotz, MD, FAAFP
Location: 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss solutions for overcoming barriers to providing optimal management of patients with hypertension in practice.

Associated Session: - Adult and Elderly Hypertension: A M.A.P. for Improving Blood Pressure Control
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Eddie Needham MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME011
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
Location: 205
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Advanced Cardiac Imaging sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal use of cardiac imaging, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Advanced Cardiac Imaging: You Light Up My Life
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Clare Hawkins MD, MSC, FAAFP
Event: #CME019
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Clare Hawkins, MD, MSC, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Utilize current clinical practice guidelines for the management of AF, and the CHADS2 index to prescribe appropriate medications.
2. Review the coagulation cascade and compare targets of medications that affect the coagulation pathway with specific applications to current recommendations of medications for patients with atrial fibrillation.
3. Prepare treatment plans for patients (especially the elderly) who present with atrial fibrillation. 4. Educate patients on lifestyle modifications they can make to ensure heart health and prevent complications from AF, including stroke or heart failure.
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Marian Wymore MD
Event: #CME219
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Marian Wymore, MD
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Expand one's scope of thinking during patient evaluation to include specific documentation verbiage.
2. Use a clinical perspective to simplify the documentation specificity required to generate valid 3-7 character codes under ICD-10
3. Appraise effective use of combination codes.
4. Recognize the importance of properly documenting associated diagnosis or conditions; which impact care of current condition, decision making, treatment or management.

Associated Session: - Capture that Dx! For More Appropriate Reimbursement: Ask the Expert
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Mark Greenawald MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME169
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Mark Greenawald, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify key characteristics of the practice environment that influence satisfaction.
2. Describe their present practice culture and apply a framework to envision their ideal practice culture.
3. Develop a plan to help lead their practice to a higher level of enjoyment in providing care.

Associated Session: -Physician Well-being Workshop: Mindful Engagement with Our Work: Skills to Address Burnout, Resilience and Wellbeing
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Topic: Reproductive - Female, Type: CME, Faculty: Phyllis MacGilvray MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME290
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Phyllis MacGilvray, MD, FAAFP
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Use a standardized method (e.g. PLISSIT, or ALLOW) to identify the underlying physiological and psychological factors that can influence female sexual dysfunction.
2. Diagnose and evaluate sexual dysfunction in accordance to current DSM-5 and ACOG guidelines, or coordinate referral and follow-up with a trained specialist.
3. Analyze symptoms and conduct a thorough medical and sexual history to determine when sexual dysfunction may be a symptom of an underlying illness and recommend additional testing as necessary.
4. Develop collaborative care plans with patients for the treatment of sexual dysfunction; emphasizing patient education, treatment options, and coordination of care with a mental health or sexual dysfunction specialist as necessary.

Associated Session: -Female Sexual Dysfunction: PBL
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Pooja Shah MD
Event: #CME107
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Pooja Shah, MD
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Perform history and physical examination utilizing multidimensional pain, functional, psychological and opioid assessment tools to evaluate patients presenting with back pain.
2. Select appropriate diagnostic imaging tests, as necessary, for patients with back pain.
3. Identify red flags that indicate a need for immediate aggressive treatment or referral to a spine specialist, and coordinate referral and follow-up as necessary.
4. Develop collaborative care plans with appropriate pharmacologic, non-pharmacologic, or combination treatment plan for a patient with low back pain.
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Duren Ready MD
Event: #CME153
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Duren Ready, MD; Jeffrey Unger, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Utilize evidence-based strategies to diagnose patients presenting with headache.
2. Identify associated conditions (e.g. depression), and red flags for potentially life threatening causes of headache.
3. Use evidence-based recommendations to prescribe treatment for patients presenting with acute or emergent headache pain.
4. Develop collaborate management plans, emphasizing patient education on avoiding triggers that cause headache, and adherence to prescribed treatment strategies.

Associated Session: -Migraine, Tension, and Cluster Headache: PBL
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Locke MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME186
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Locke, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate current controversies and research regarding carbohydrates, proteins and fats.
2. Provide patient education and resource materials regarding nutrition principles during well exam visits.
3. Use motivational interviewing techniques to initiate fitness conversations with patients.
4. Counsel patients regarding the benefits from dietary intervention in the treatment of common illnesses, particularly metabolic diseases.
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Robin Creamer DO, FAAFP
Event: #CME117
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Robin Creamer, DO, FAAFP; Nathan Falk, MD, FAAFP
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Establish screening protocols, using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, in accordance to current clinical practice guidelines.
2. Evaluate elderly patients and patients at risk for low bone mass/osteoporosis using the FRAX® algorithm, and consider the impact of fracture risk scores on patient management.
3. Determine appropriate osteoporosis treatment, based on clinical evaluation, diagnostic workup, fracture risk assessments, and BMD measurements.
4. Develop collaborative prevention and treatment plan for patients at risk for falls, emphasizing exercise, physical therapy, home hazard assessment, and possible withdrawal of medications that increase fall risk.

Associated Session: -Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment: PBL
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Daniel Tambunan MD
Event: #CME029
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Daniel Tambunan, MD
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Establish protocols to identify patients at risk for a thromboembolic event, and provide counseling to reduce risks and recognize signs and symptoms.
2. Use an evidence-based algorithm to diagnose DVT/PE, taking into account the stability of the patient.
3. Prescribe appropriate anticoagulant agents, according to the most recent clinical guidelines, to treat and help prevent recurrence of thrombotic events in patients.
4. Develop collaborative care plans with patients; emphasizing adherence to prescribed therapies, and monitoring with follow-up.

Associated Session: -Thromboembolic Disease: PBL
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Paul Krause MD
Event: #CME253
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Paul Krause, MD
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe how to leverage Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visits (AWV) to enhance  preventive care for Medicare beneficiaries.
2. Recognize how AWV can improve quality scores, patient care, and attribution.
3. Assess why and how HCC and Risk Adjustment Factor scores can positively affect your practice’s quality and cost comparisons.
4. Summarize the basic components of Care Coordination to support your community’s patients and providers.
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Topic: Special Sensory; Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: Adam Sorscher MD
Event: #CME318
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Adam Sorscher, MD; Deepa Burman, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify patients, based on risk factors, who need to be evaluated for obstructive sleep apnea.
2. Consider OSA in the differential diagnosis of a variety of clinical presentations including new onset hypertension and daytime fatigue.
3. Counsel patients to make lifestyle modifications that may relieve mild obstructive sleep apnea.
4. Counsel patients on strategies to encourage compliance with CPAP therapy for obstructive sleep apnea, and mandibular advancement devices as an alternative.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: David Schneider MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME003
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Schneider, MD, FAAFP
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of ACS, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Acute Coronary Syndromes: Broken Hearts and Spare Parts
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Marian Wymore MD
Event: #CME221
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Marian Wymore, MD
Location: 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Expand one's scope of thinking during patient evaluation to include specific documentation verbiage.
2. Use a clinical perspective to simplify the documentation specificity required to generate valid 3-7 character codes under ICD-10
3. Appraise effective use of combination codes.
4. Recognize the importance of properly documenting associated diagnosis or conditions; which impact care of current condition, decision making, treatment or management.

Associated Session:- Capture that Dx! For More Appropriate Reimbursement: ICD-10 Documentation Made Simple 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Gastrointestinal, Type: CME, Faculty: Clare Hawkins MD, MSC, FAAFP
Event: #CME049
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Clare Hawkins, MD, MSC, FAAFP
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Establish protocols to identify patients who are at risk for cirrhosis or NAFLD, with an emphasis on prevention.
2. Incorporate current guidelines for the diagnosis and evaluation of cirrhosis and NAFLD, emphasizing hepatocellular carcinoma screening.
3. Develop collaborative care plans for patients with cirrhosis or NAFLD, emphasizing adherence to prescribed therapies and lifestyle modifications. Coordinate referral and follow-up care for patients with cirrhosis or NAFLD.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Anne Halli-Tierney MD
Event: #CME179
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Anne Halli-Tierney, MD; Dana Carroll, PharmD; Catherine Scarbrough, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Use evidence-based criteria (e.g. BEERS, STOPP, START) to evaluate for potentially adverse drug events, among elderly patients receiving multiple medications.
2. Develop a systematic approach, including applicable REMS, to managing elderly patients with multiple chronic conditions that focus on the quality-of-life outcomes most valued by the patient.
3. Develop collaborative care plans to address the needs of patients who have poor health literacy or reduced cognitive function, or those patients who have language barriers, in order to foster appropriate self-administration of medications.
4. Counsel elderly patients and caregivers about tools, resources, and strategies to aid in the self-administration of medications.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Vu Kiet Tran MD, MBA, FCFP
Event: #CME181
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MBA, FCFP
Location: 214CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify key skills of everyday leadership (for the non-leader clinician).
2. Describe how these characteristics can improve clinician job satisfaction within their practice.
3. Describe how these characteristics can improve patient care.
4. Describe benefits to the practice and organization.

Associated Session: -Physician Well-being Workshop: Mindful Engagement with Our Work: Skills to Address Burnout, Resilience and Wellbeing
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Robin Creamer DO, FAAFP
Event: #CME115
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Robin Creamer, DO, FAAFP; Nathan Falk, MD, FAAFP; David Lee, MPA
Location: 205
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of osteoporosis/osteopenia, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Osteoporosis and Osteopenia Prevention and Treatment: Providing Un-Fractured Care
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME
Event: #CME206
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: The HUB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify clinical issues seen in family medicine.
2. Demonstrate the roles students and residents have in diagnosing and managing clinical problems.
3. Assess treatment options based on case studies.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Steven Wright MD
Event: #CME213
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Steven Wright, MD
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Determine when to initiate or continue opioids for chronic pain.
2. Determine appropriate opioid selection, dosage, duration, follow-up and discontinuation.
3. Establish protocols to assess risk, and address potential harms of opioid use.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Mary Reeves MD
Event: #CME250
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Mary Reeves, MD
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify opportunities to obtain patient feedback on practice processes, policies, and procedures.
2. Organize and implement a patient and family advisory group to solicit recommendations/feedback for improving quality of care and patient experience.
3. Define process and quality measures to monitor the success of processes, policies, and procedures implemented.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Robert Baldor MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME162
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Robert Baldor, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Assess patients presenting with possible signs of TIA or stroke; ordering appropriate imaging if necessary.
2. Develop collaborative care plans to assist patients in making behavioral modifications to decrease their risk of having a stroke, and recognize the warning signs of a stroke.
3. Propose appropriate treatment options to improve outcomes in patients who suffer a stroke.
4. Counsel patients and their family members on how to cope with the effects of stroke.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Melissa Gerdes MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME264
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Melissa Gerdes, MD, FAAFP
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify basic elements of risk and how to evaluate readiness for risk.
2. Describe how improvement in performance enables entities to take on risk.
3. Recognize how risk is related to physician payment.
4. Apply concepts to determine readiness to participate in an Alternative Payment Model ACOs such as ACO Track 1 Plus, Medicare Shared Savings Programs Track 2 and 3, and Next Generation ACOs.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
-Your Prescription for MIPS
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME
Event: #CME228
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Review the benefits physicians can gain from engaging with insurance companies to manage patient panels by initiating care coordination strategies.
2. Understand how attribution impacts insurance companies’ decisions on contract negotiations.
3. Describe how family physicians’ and insurance companies’ goals align and can result in better patient care.
4. Gain practical knowledge on steps to take now.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Integumentary, Type: CME, Faculty: Brian Rayala MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME093
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Brian Rayala, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Use evidence-based recommendations for systematic wound evaluation and documentation.
2. Apply best practices for basic and advanced laceration repair techniques.
3. Develop collaborative care plans with patients with chronic or complex wounds, ulcer prevention strategy adherence.
4. Coordinate care with multidisciplinary teams, utilizing a patient-centered care approach, for the care and management of patients with chronic, complex wounds.
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: David Schneider MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME002
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Schneider, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Implement evidence-based secondary prevention recommendations in post-ACS patients.
2. Use evidence-based criteria in determining safe and effective medications to prescribe at discharge post-ACS.
3. Counsel patient to address concerns in the period immediately following discharge for ACS, with an emphasis on assessing and monitoring for psychosocial issues that may impact post-ACS outcomes.
4. Prescribe cardiac rehabilitation for post-ACS patients, emphasizing coordination of care and follow-up.

Associated Session: -Acute Coronary Syndromes: PBL
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Marian Wymore MD
Event: #CME220
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Marian Wymore, MD
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Expand one's scope of thinking during patient evaluation to include specific documentation verbiage.
2. Use a clinical perspective to simplify the documentation specificity required to generate valid 3-7 character codes under ICD-10
3. Appraise effective use of combination codes.
4. Recognize the importance of properly documenting associated diagnosis or conditions; which impact care of current condition, decision making, treatment or management.

Associated Session: - Capture that Dx! For More Appropriate Reimbursement: Ask the Expert
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Timothy Munzing MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME198
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Timothy Munzing, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Formulate strategies to better train care team staff to perform specific tasks and responsibilities as outlined in their role to provide patient-centered care of patients with chronic pain.
2. Assess patients with chronic pain to determine the mechanisms of pain through documentation of pain location, intensity, quality and onset/duration; functional ability and goals; and psychological/social factors such as depression or substance abuse.
3. Develop collaborative treatment plans emphasizing physical and psychological modalities, prescription of non-opioid analgesics, treatment of comorbid mood disorders, and restoration of sleep.
4. Establish plans to coordinate referral to a multidisciplinary team or pain specialist.

Associated Session: - Chronic Pain: Ask the Expert
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Eddie Needham MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME098
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize symptoms of connective tissue disorders through astute history and physical exam is vital when a CTD is suspected.
2. Apply appropriate diagnostic strategies to confirm diagnosis, when CTD is suspected.
3. Develop collaborative care plans emphasizing treatment monitoring and adherence to prescribed therapies.
4. Establish standardized processes for possible referral and coordination of care with a rheumatologist.
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Topic: Reproductive - Female, Type: CME, Faculty: Sarah McNeil MD
Event: #CME287
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Sarah McNeil, MD; Martha Simmons, MD
Location: 214CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Counsel patients regarding the safety and efficacy of new and current contraception methods that are most consistent with their lifestyle and beliefs.
2. Counsel patients with questions and concerns regarding emergency contraception, and determine if OTC or prescription or some other form of prescription emergency contraception if appropriate.
3. Apply evidence-based recommendations and guidelines to contraception management of women with chronic medical conditions.
4. Integrate evidence-based recommendations and guidelines to safely and effectively manage the transition of switching contraceptives.

Associated Session: -Contraception Management: PBL
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Topic: Reproductive - Female, Type: CME, Faculty: Phyllis MacGilvray MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME292
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Phyllis MacGilvray, MD, FAAFP
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Female Sexual Dysfunction sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of female sexual dysfunction, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Female Sexual Dysfunction: Demystifying the Secret Garden
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Topic: Special Sensory, Type: CME, Faculty: Mark Deutchman MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME322
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Mark Deutchman, MD, FAAFP; Karlynn Sievers, MD
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the elements of a complete and accurate oral assessment of elderly patients.
2. Identify and manage common oral conditions in the elderly.
3. Recognize oral-systemic relationships in the elderly.
4. Implement effective oral preventive measures for the elderly and their caregivers.
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Locke MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME203
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Locke, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate trends in use of herbal therapies and dietary supplements used by patients.
2. Identify common interactions that can occur between prescribed medications and herbal therapies.
3. Initiate discussions with patients regarding their use of herbs and supplements, if applicable, counsel patients on appropriate use.
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Mullins MD, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME233
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Define MACRA: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
2. Compare the two tracks for payment that were created under the law: MIPS and AAPMs.
3.  Explain the crieria for eligibility and qualification for AAPMs.
4. Evaluate the payment adjustments associated with MIPS.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models -Your Prescription for MIPS
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Duren Ready MD
Event: #CME151
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Duren Ready, MD; Jeffrey Unger, MD, FAAFP
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Migraine, Tension, and Cluster Headache sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of headaches, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Migraine, Tension, and Cluster Headache: Primary Care for Primary Headaches
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Daniel Tambunan MD
Event: #CME031
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Daniel Tambunan, MD
Location: 205
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Thromboembolic Disease sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of thromboembolic diseases, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: - Pulmonary Embolus & Deep Vein Thrombosis:  The New Frontier
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Anthony Beutler MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME126
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Anthony Beutler, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Distinguish musculoskeletal conditions that result from overuse/repetitive motion injuries in the upper extremities, with particular attention to those that occur in pediatric patients.
2. Assess an injured patient’s range of motion, stability, bone alignment, soft tissue swelling, palpable warmth or mass(es), pain or tenderness and crepitation in the upper extremities.
3. Identify red flags from the physical examination of upper extremity injuries that warrant referral to a sub-specialist (e.g. surgery, physical therapy) or for diagnostic imaging.
4. Apply evidence-based treatment strategies for patients with musculoskeletal injuries of the upper extremities.

Associated Session: -Upper & Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: PBL
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Psychogenic, Type: CME, Faculty: Celia Neavel MD
Event: #CME271
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Celia Neavel, MD; Jane Gray, PhD
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Utilize appropriate diagnostic criteria to evaluate and screen adolescent patients for depression, bullying, mood disorders, and suicide risk.
2. Counsel parents and adolescent patents regarding bullying prevention and intervention.
3. Devise collaborative treatment plans, including appropriate psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy (or a combination), that take into account the risks and benefits of various interventions.
4. Coordinate care for adolescent patients who require referral to sub-specialists or admission to hospitals for suicide prevention.
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Jennifer Brull MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME020
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jennifer Brull, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Establish protocols for the consistent application of current practice guidelines for the treatment of common cardiovascular conditions.
2. Determine when a patient’s medication history or overall health may produce severe side effects or interfere with treatment for a cardiovascular condition.
3. Develop a collaborative treatment plan for common cardiovascular conditions, emphasizing medication adherence and monitoring.
4. Design a care coordination and communication plan with all members of the cardiovascular care team.
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Timothy Munzing MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME199
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Timothy Munzing, MD, FAAFP
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss solutions for overcoming barriers to providing optimal management of chronic pain in practice

Associated Session: - Chronic Pain: Practical and Efficient Management
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Reproductive - Female, Type: CME, Faculty: Sarah McNeil MD
Event: #CME285
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Sarah McNeil, MD; Carolyn Pierce, MD; Martha Simmons, MD; Patricia Chico, MD
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Contraception Management sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of contraception, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Contraception Management: Updates and Complexities in Contraceptive Care
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Brian Unwin MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME145
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Brian Unwin, MD, FAAFP
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of dementia/alzheimer's, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: Providing Quality Care to Patients with Dementia 
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Hematology/Immune, Type: CME, Faculty: Vu Kiet Tran MD, MBA, FCFP
Event: #CME067
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MBA, FCFP
Location: 214CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize the early presentation of sepsis and the tools that aid in early detection and diagnosis.
2. Implement evidence-based protocols for initial resuscitation and infection management.
3. Establish protocols for hemodynamic support and adjunctive therapy. 4. Apply supportive therapy for severe sepsis.
5. Recognize indications for admitting a septic patient to ICU.
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Gastrointestinal, Type: CME, Faculty: Eddie Needham MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME059
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Use a stepwise diagnostic approach to evaluate patients with elevated liver transaminase levels if the history and physical examination do not suggest a cause.
2. Develop a collaborative care plan that involves observation with lifestyle modification is appropriate if the initial history, physical examination, and workup do not suggest a cause of elevated liver transaminase levels.
3. Coordinate referral and follow-up in patients with unexplained elevation of liver transaminase levels for six months or more.
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Frank Domino MD
Event: #CME046
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Frank Domino, MD; Jill Grimes, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Use effective physician–patient communication strategies to overcome barriers in the management of overweight/obese patients in your practice.
2. Develop a customized weight loss plan for overweight and/or obese patients that balance the advantages and disadvantages of all dietary, exercise, pharmacologic, surgical, and behavioral modification options.
3. Establish a multidisciplinary patient-centered strategy to manage bariatric treatment options for obese patients; including patient education, evaluation, coordination of care, and follow-up support.
4. Establish coding practices for appropriate billing for diet and preventive care counseling.
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Ryan Mullins MD, CPE
Event: #CME244
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ryan Mullins, MD, CPE
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate current quality improvement initiatives/processes to ensure sustainability.
2. Identify areas of focus based on current measures and patient needs.
3. Utilize best practices to optimize clinical, financial, and operational performance.
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Special Sensory, Type: CME, Faculty: Mark Deutchman MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME326
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Mark Deutchman, MD, FAAFP; Karlynn Sievers, MD
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify patients who are at risk for having inadequate dental care and may need to be examined for oral lesions; especially among pregnant or older patients.
2. Identify red flags, such as oral manifestations (e.g. oral mucosal lesion) that may be manifestations of immunologic diseases, endocrinopathies, hematologic conditions, systemic infections, and nutritional disorders
3. Follow evidence-based recommendations for diagnosing oral cancer.
4. Develop collaborative care plans for referral and management of patients with oral cancer.
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Mark Greenawald MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME210
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Mark Greenawald, MD, FAAFP
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Conduct a brief systems audit of factors that consume energy and passion in the office practice.
2. Define personal attributes that contribute to creating energy in the office practice.
3. Examine a foundation strategy for enhancing the energy and satisfaction for both provider and office staff, and for increasing patient satisfaction.
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Mary Reeves MD
Event: #CME251
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Mary Reeves, MD
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify opportunities to obtain patient feedback on practice processes, policies, and procedures.
2. Organize and implement a patient and family advisory group to solicit recommendations/feedback for improving quality of care and patient experience.
3. Define process and quality measures to monitor the success of processes, policies, and procedures implemented.
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Anthony Beutler MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME124
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Anthony Beutler, MD, FAAFP; Jeff Leggit, MD
Location: 205
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Upper and Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of upper extremity injuries, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session(s): - Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: Evidence-Based Treatment of Common Upper-Extremity Injuries - Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam techniques: Evidence-Based Treatment of Common Lower-Extremity Injuries 
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Mullins MD, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME265
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the four components of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) final score.
2. Describe how to report  each MIPS component.
3. Summarize how each  component contributes to the MIPS final score.
4. Describe how the MIPS final score impacts physician payment.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models
Thursday, September 14, 2017
07:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Psychogenic, Type: CME, Faculty: Jeffrey Cigrang PhD, ABPP
Event: #CME451
CME Credit: 4.75
Fee: $175
Speakers: Jeffrey Cigrang, PhD, ABPP; Jennifer Mitchell, PsyD; Alan Peterson, PhD
Location: Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Learning Objectives:
1.  List the evidence-based treatments for PTSD in primary and specialty care settings.
2.  Describe the rationale for trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral treatment of PTSD.
3.  Outline the use of an in-vivo exposure hierarchy for PTSD.
4.  Describe the use of written exposure therapy for PTSD.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Gastrointestinal, Type: CME, Faculty: Thomas Kintanar MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME047
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Thomas Kintanar, MD, FAAFP
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Narrow the differential diagnosis of acute abdominal pain based on the location of the pain and the age and sex of the patient.
2. Perform specialized maneuvers (e.g. Carnett’s sign, Murphy’s sign, psoas sign) to evaluate for signs associated with causes of abdominal pain.
3. Order appropriate diagnostic and imaging studies based on the location of the pain and the presentation of the patient.
4. Identify red flag symptoms in patients with acute abdominal pain that indicate emergent or urgent conditions that require surgical consult.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: David Schneider MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME004
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Schneider, MD, FAAFP
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of ACS, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Acute Coronary Syndromes: Broken Hearts and Spare Parts
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Deepak Patel MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Event: #CME094
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Deepak Patel, MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Use evidence-based practices to diagnose patients presenting with joint pain for bursitis or tendinitis, and assess for red flags indicating infection or other serious condition.
2. Develop an evidence-based treatment strategy for patients with bursitis or tendinitis.
3. Counsel patients diagnosed with bursitis or tendinitis on prevention and immediate self-treatment strategies. Coordinate referral to physical therapy for overuse injuries.

Associated Session: -Bursitis and Tendonitis: PBL
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Peter Ziemkowski MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME194
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Peter Ziemkowski, MD, FAAFP
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Implement one or more Choosing Wisely campaign recommendations in your practice by educating staff and creating protocols to question potentially unnecessary care.
2. Engage in shared decision-making conversations with patients about potentially non-beneficial or harmful tests or treatments.
3. Help subspecialists choose wisely by communicating with them about the lack of good evidence supporting routine preoperative or pre-procedural testing.

Associated Session: - Choosing Wisely Updates: Ask the Expert
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Jeffrey Unger MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME040
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jeffrey Unger, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Critically evaluate the evidence emerging within diabetes research as it applies to recommendations for physician change.
2. Evaluate current standards of care (screening, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, management) for patients with diabetes, or who are at risk for developing diabetes, for opportunities to update standards in accordance to current research and evidence-based guidelines.
3. Assess new and novel treatments for diabetes in terms of efficacy, safety, contraindications and cost/benefit relative to existing treatments.
4. Apply a patient-centered approach to incorporate guideline recommendations for intensifying therapy to achieve glycemic control.

Associated Session: -Diabetes Update: PBL
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Ryan Mullins MD, CPE
Event: #CME222
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ryan Mullins, MD, CPE
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the basics of HCC coding, risk, and how it impacts family physicians.
2. Identify how to make HCC coding relatively "easy."
3. Develop an HCC action plan for your practice.

Associated Session: - Do You Think HCC Coding Really Stands for "Highly Confused Clinician"?: Ask the Expert
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Reproductive - Female, Type: CME, Faculty: Phyllis MacGilvray MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME291
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Phyllis MacGilvray, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Use a standardized method (e.g. PLISSIT, or ALLOW) to identify the underlying physiological and psychological factors that can influence female sexual dysfunction.
2. Diagnose and evaluate sexual dysfunction in accordance to current DSM-5 and ACOG guidelines, or coordinate referral and follow-up with a trained specialist.
3. Analyze symptoms and conduct a thorough medical and sexual history to determine when sexual dysfunction may be a symptom of an underlying illness and recommend additional testing as necessary.
4. Develop collaborative care plans with patients for the treatment of sexual dysfunction; emphasizing patient education, treatment options, and coordination of care with a mental health or sexual dysfunction specialist as necessary.

Associated Session: -Female Sexual Dysfunction: PBL
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Anthony Beutler MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME108
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Anthony Beutler, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Distinguish musculoskeletal conditions that result from overuse/repetitive motion injuries in the lower extremities, with particular attention to those that occur in pediatric patients.
2. Assess an injured patient’s range of motion, stability, bone alignment, soft tissue swelling, palpable warmth or mass(es), pain or tenderness and crepitation in the lower extremities.
3. Identify red flags from the physical examination of lower extremity injuries that warrant referral to a sub-specialist (e.g. surgery, physical therapy) or for diagnostic imaging.
4. Apply appropriate treatment strategies for patients with musculoskeletal injuries in the lower extremities.

Associated Session: -Upper & Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: PBL
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Mullins MD, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME234
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Define MACRA: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
2. Compare the two tracks for payment that were created under the law: MIPS and AAPMs.
3. Explain the criteria for eligibility and qualification for AAPMs.
4. Evaluate the payment adjustments associated with MIPS.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models -Your Prescription for MIPS
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Alvin Lin MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME043
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Alvin Lin, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize the pathophysiology and the classification of primary and secondary hypogonadism, as well as the causes of HG associated with each classification.
2. Diagnose HG by appropriate laboratory testing, understand when differential diagnosis is required, when to order an MRI as indicated in men with secondary HG, when to order pituitary imaging, when to order bone densitometry studies, and when to refer to an endocrinologist.
3. Recognize and manage HG comorbidities.
4. Develop treatment plans that take into account complications of treatments for other conditions, and that include monitoring and follow-up.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Nephrologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Clare Hawkins MD, MSC, FAAFP
Event: #CME138
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Clare Hawkins, MD, MSC, FAAFP
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Incorporate current guidelines for diagnosis in patients presenting with urinary problems.
2. Coordinate referral to an urologist or urogynecologist if initial diagnosis is unclear; or red flags such as hematuria, obstructive symptoms or recurrent urinary tract infections are present.
3. Counsel patients regarding first-line treatment options, including behavioral therapy and lifestyle modifications, emphasizing adherence and follow-up.
4. Prescribe second or third line treatment options if first-line therapies are unsuccessful, coordinating referral and follow-up care for surgical treatment as necessary. 
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Suraj Achar MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME033
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Suraj Achar, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the diagnostic criteria for the array of valvular disorders.
2. Recognize the prevalence of subsets of valvular disease among different patient populations.
3. Select appropriate and cost-effective diagnostic tests and imaging studies.
4. Determine when outpatient management of valvular heart disease is appropriate and when hospitalization and referral are necessary.
5. Incorporate into practice recommendations from recent clinical trials and practice guidelines.
07:30 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Ronald Epstein MD
Event: #CME187
CME Credit: 2.25
Fee: None
Speakers: Ronald Epstein, MD; Leonard Finn, MD; Amy Mechley, MD
Location: 205
Learning Objectives:
1.  Characterize ways that physicians most commonly experience burnout and which three apply most closely to your own work setting
2. Demonstrate three mindfulness-enhancing practices to develop greater emotional awareness, compassion and resilience when facing difficulties in the workplace
3. Describe three ways that help you to work more mindfully with patients and clinical teams and to grow and flourish in the workplace.
07:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Procedures; Cardiovascular, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Craig Barstow MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME412
CME Credit: 4
Fee: $320
Speakers: Craig Barstow, MD, FAAFP; David Kassop, MD, FACC
Location: 301A
Learning Objectives:
1. Assess the variances in ECG readings for patients of different ages using case studies.
2. Demonstrate accurate ECG diagnosis of atrial tachyarrhythmia using visual criteria rather than quantitative analysis.
3. Demonstrate accurate ECG interpretation that distinguishes normal physiological adaptations in athletes from abnormal findings suggestive of pathology. Participants will receive hands-on training on interpretation of more advanced ECGs. Topics will build on the material covered in the Fundamentals workshop and will include ECG screening in athletes, arrhythmias, and chanelopathies. 
07:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Procedures; Integumentary, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Edward Jackson MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME431
CME Credit: 4
Fee: $320
Speakers: Edward Jackson, MD, FAAFP; Daniel Stulberg, MD, FAAFP
Location: 305
Learning Objectives:
1. Choose preferred methods for wound evaluation, preparation, irrigation and repair.
2. Practice different suturing techniques using a variety of suture types.
3. Classify wounds to determine severity and whether muscle, tendons, nerves, blood vessels or bone are involved.
4. Evaluate the necessary mechanism for wound repair and anesthetic needs, if appropriate.

By the end of this workshop, the attendee will have reviewed the most common methods of skin suture techniques with the ability to plan, execute and close the fusiform excision 
07:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Procedures; Musculoskeletal, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Michael Petrizzi MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME433
CME Credit: 4
Fee: $320
Speakers: Michael Petrizzi, MD, FAAFP; Steven Cole, ATC, MEd
Location: 303B
Learning Objectives:
1. Assess injured bones or soft tissue to determine the stage and severity of the injury and determine the most effective mechanism of treatment.
2. Compare the indications for using casts, splints or wrapping and taping.
3. Evaluate appropriate imaging modalities for patients with acute or chronic injuries that require diagnostic imaging evaluation.

During this workshop you will get to apply all the Splints that  Family Physicians can use to help their patients including Tension Night Splints ( for Plantar Fasciitis) , Cock Up Splints ( for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome) and Sugar Tong Splints and its modifications ( for initial immobilization of suspected fractures) In addition to learning about and practicing different Taping and Wrapping Techniques you will get to apply the casts most frequently used by Family Physicians( Like Short Arm and Short Leg Casts) 
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Procedures; Integumentary, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Tam Nguyen MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME404
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $240
Speakers: Tam Nguyen, MD, FAAFP; Elyas Parsa, DO
Location: 301C
Learning Objectives:
1. Assemble plans to address requests for dermal fillers, particularly among patients who may want injections to reduce the signs of aging.
2. Outline appropriate treatment modalities and duration of action required for dermal filler injections.
3. Assess the costs involved in ordering and performing dermal filler injections.
4. Assess the risks and benefits involved in performing dermal filler injections.

This comprehensive workshop will help the participants to understand the creative and artistic aspects of dermal fillers to help your patient’s achieve their desired look.  The course will start with lectures on the history, development, and different characteristics of dermal fillers (Restylane® family, Juvederm® family including Voluma®, Radiesse®, and Sculptra®).  In addition to some basic areas such as nasolabial fold and cheeks, advance techniques such as teartroughs, temple, nose, neck, and hands will be discuss. In addition to learning the anatomy of the face and principle of beauty, safety and efficacy issues, management and treatment of complications, and dilution and storage guidelines will be covered.  With so many different types of filler and various expectations of the patients, the workshop will discuss the selection criteria of filling agents, establishing realistic patient expectations, and patient education to ensure positive patient outcome. The participants will be able to practice mapping the injection sites on their peers and practice the injections on pig’s feet. 
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Musculoskeletal; Procedures, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: James McNabb MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME422
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $240
Speakers: James McNabb, MD, FAAFP; R W Watkins, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Location: 301B
Learning Objectives:
1. Compare musculoskeletal injections by joint site, steroid agent and dose, and potential side effects that may occur.
2. Evaluate whether joint injections are for patients’ pain relief, to reduce inflammation or mobility improvement.
3. Perform joint injections on models.

This interactive session will demonstrate the most common joint and soft tissue injections that are encountered by family physicians in daily practice.  Teaching methods used include didactic presentation, videos, and hands-on work with others as well as using needles on mannequins. Participants should wear loose fitting clothing to this session - preferably shorts and sleeveless shirts.
08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Topic: Procedures; Reproductive - Female, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Linda Prine MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME420
CME Credit: 2
Fee: $160
Speakers: Linda Prine, MD, FAAFP; Heather Paladine, MD, FAAFP; Carolyn Pierce, MD; Julie Johnston, MD, FAAFP; Martha Simmons, MD; Patricia Chico, MD
Location: 303A
Learning Objectives:
Experience a unique educational format. First, watch an online CME video at your convenience. Once on site at FMX, attend the associated Clinical Procedures Workshop. Earn CME for both the online module and onsite workshop.

1. Become comfortable handling the instruments and devices associated with IUD and implant insertions and removals.
2. Develop strategies for implementation of practice changes needed in order to offer LARC in their office settings.
3. Counsel women about LARC in a non-biased, non-judgmental format, providing evidence-based information in a way that builds trust through shared decision making regarding contraceptive choices.

This workshop will provide patient education resources, the latest evidence-based background on IUDs and Implants, and hands on training with experienced teachers.  We will also cover troubleshooting difficult insertions and difficult removals.  This workshop will benefit both basic and intermediate learners.
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: David Schneider MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME008
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Schneider, MD, FAAFP
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Distinguish innocent and abnormal heart murmurs in patients and classify them as systolic, diastolic or continuous.
2. Formulate a differential diagnosis of specific cardiac sounds and explain the pathology of heart murmurs to patients.
3. Evaluate diagnostic factors in patients with suspected heart murmurs using cost-effective cardiac testing.
4. Coordinate referral and follow-up to a cardiologist for patients with a pathologic cardiac examination, or who has cardiac symptoms and questionable findings on the cardiac examination.
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Psychogenic, Type: CME, Faculty: Pamela Pentin MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME272
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Pamela Pentin, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Consider the benefits and challenges to becoming a waived buprenorphine physician.
2. Describe the DEA registration process required to obtain prescribing privileges for buprenorphine.
3. Become familiar with buprenorphine medications, for treatment of opioid dependence.
4. Develop an action plan to decide when to provide office-based opioid addiction treatment vs. referral coordination with treatment specialist.
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Nephrologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Edward Shahady MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME130
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Edward Shahady, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Refine evaluation skills to more effectively screen for the presence of chronic kidney disease.
2. Construct an appropriate treatment plan for a patient with chronic kidney disease that also considers the potential for comorbidities, including tailoring the treatment regimen for the individual, follow-up monitoring, and making an appropriate referral.
3. Address the impact of patient misconceptions of their risk for cardiovascular disease, medication non-compliance, and negative lifestyle factors as barriers to appropriate care of chronic kidney disease patients and devise an action plan to correct these issues.

Associated Session: -Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease: PBL
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Jeffrey Unger MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME041
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jeffrey Unger, MD, FAAFP
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Diabetes Update sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of diabetes, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: - Diabetes Update: Diabetes Management In Primary Care
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Hematology/Immune, Type: CME, Faculty: Vu Kiet Tran MD, MBA, FCFP
Event: #CME068
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MBA, FCFP
Location: 214CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize the early presentation of sepsis and the tools that aid in early detection and diagnosis.
2. Implement evidence-based protocols for initial resuscitation and infection management.
3. Establish protocols for hemodynamic support and adjunctive therapy.
4. Apply supportive therapy for severe sepsis.
5. Recognize indications for admitting a septic patient to ICU.
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Lloyd Runser MD, MPH, FAAFP
Event: #CME025
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Lloyd Runser, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate patients who present with syncope to determine cardiac or non-cardiac causes.
2. Prepare diagnostic plans for patients who present with neurocardiogenic forms of syncope, which may include conducting a differential diagnosis of syncope.
3. Conduct appropriate tests, such as ECGs, exercise stress testing, tilt tests or blood screenings, to diagnose underlying conditions in patients whose ECGs and cardiac tests are normal.
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Phyllis MacGilvray MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME100
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Phyllis MacGilvray, MD, FAAFP; Marcel MacGilvray, MD
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Assess injured bones or soft tissue to determine the stage and severity of the injury and the most effective mechanism of treatment.
2. Evaluate appropriate imaging modalities for patients with fractures that require diagnostic imaging evaluation.
3. Determine appropriate indications for fracture immobilization.
4. Provide adequate pain control, with monitoring and follow-up if necessary.
5. Coordinate patient education and follow-up care.

Associated Session: -Fracture Management: PBL
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Gastrointestinal, Type: CME, Faculty: Eddie Needham MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME060
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Use a stepwise diagnostic approach to evaluate patients with elevated liver transaminase levels if the history and physical examination do not suggest a cause.
2. Develop a collaborative care plan that involves observation with lifestyle modification is appropriate if the initial history, physical examination, and workup do not suggest a cause of elevated liver transaminase levels.
3. Coordinate referral and follow-up in patients with unexplained elevation of liver transaminase levels for six months or more.
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Mullins MD, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME236
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP
Location: 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss strategies to optimize patient care, while accounting for Medicare's shift to value-based delivery and payment models.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models -Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models -Your Prescription for MIPS
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Troy Fiesinger MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME241
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Troy Fiesinger, MD, FAAFP
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify patients for whom physicians will be held accountable in a value-based payment environment by the attribution models used by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and other major payers.
2. Recognize how patient attribution will affect physician future payments under MACRA, MIPS, and Advanced APMs.
3. Develop a plan for how and when to address incorrect attribution of patients.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models -Your Prescription for MIPS
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Anthony Beutler MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME125
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Anthony Beutler, MD, FAAFP; Jeff Leggit, MD
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Upper and Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of upper extremity injuries, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session(s): - Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: Evidence-Based Treatment of Common Upper-Extremity Injuries - Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam techniques: Evidence-Based Treatment of Common Lower-Extremity Injuries 
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Nephrologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Clare Hawkins MD, MSC, FAAFP
Event: #CME139
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Clare Hawkins, MD, MSC, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Perform a thorough history, physical examination, and order appropriate diagnostic testing to help classify the initial cause of urinary retention.
2. Counsel patients regarding safe and efficacious catheter management.
3. Establish appropriate management of urinary retention, as indicated by etiology.
4. Coordinate surgical referral as appropriate.
09:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME
Event: #CME207
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: The HUB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify clinical issues seen in family medicine.
2. Demonstrate the roles students and residents have in diagnosing and managing clinical problems.
3. Assess treatment options based on case studies.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Joseph Tollison MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME192
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Joseph Tollison, MD, FAAFP
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Understand ABFM's new Performance Improvement program available in 2017.
2. Understand the most recent changes/modifications/ enhancements to ABFM’s Family Medicine Certification.
3. Develop an individualized strategy to successfully complete the Family Medicine Certification process.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Hematology/Immune, Type: CME, Faculty: Daniel Tambunan MD
Event: #CME065
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Daniel Tambunan, MD
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Utilize a systematic process of care, including initiation and assessment of therapy and dosing adjustments, to optimize effectiveness and minimize adverse effects of patients taking warfarin.
2. Consider new agents in patients, with atrial fibrillation and at least one other risk factor for stroke, that do not require frequent laboratory monitoring are as effective as warfarin for prevention of stroke or systemic embolism and have comparable risks of major bleeding.
3. Develop collaborative care plans with patient education to counsel patients on safe and effective self-administration of anticoagulants, emphasizing self-monitoring to prevent complications.
4. Establish or revise existing practice-level protocols for anticoagulation management, based on current evidence-based recommendations and guidelines, including having clearly defined staff roles and responsibilities.

Associated Session: -Anticoagulation Management Update: PBL
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Deepak Patel MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Event: #CME096
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Deepak Patel, MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Bursitis and Tendonitis sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of bursitis/tendonitis, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Bursitis and Tendonitis: More Than Fluid and Inflammation
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Jennifer Brull MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME021
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jennifer Brull, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Establish protocols for the consistent application of current practice guidelines for the treatment of common cardiovascular conditions.
2. Determine when a patient’s medication history or overall health may produce severe side effects or interfere with treatment for a cardiovascular condition.
3. Develop a collaborative treatment plan for common cardiovascular conditions, emphasizing medication adherence and monitoring.
4. Design a care coordination and communication plan with all members of the cardiovascular care team.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Nephrologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Edward Shahady MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME128
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Edward Shahady, MD, FAAFP
Location: 205
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease (CKD/ERD) sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of patients with CKD/ERD, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient outcomes.

Associated Session: -Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease: Screening, Monitoring and Appropriate Treatment By the Family Physician
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Gastrointestinal, Type: CME, Faculty: Clare Hawkins MD, MSC, FAAFP
Event: #CME050
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Clare Hawkins, MD, MSC, FAAFP
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Establish protocols to identify patients who are at risk for cirrhosis or NAFLD, with an emphasis on prevention.
2. Incorporate current guidelines for the diagnosis and evaluation of cirrhosis and NAFLD, emphasizing hepatocellular carcinoma screening.
3. Develop collaborative care plans for patients with cirrhosis or NAFLD, emphasizing adherence to prescribed therapies and lifestyle modifications. Coordinate referral and follow-up care for patients with cirrhosis or NAFLD.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Eddie Needham MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME099
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize symptoms of connective tissue disorders through astute history and physical exam is vital when a CTD is suspected.
2. Apply appropriate diagnostic strategies to confirm diagnosis, when CTD is suspected.
3. Develop collaborative care plans emphasizing treatment monitoring and adherence to prescribed therapies.
4. Establish standardized processes for possible referral and coordination of care with a rheumatologist.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Jennifer Wipperman MD
Event: #CME149
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jennifer Wipperman, MD
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Narrow the differential diagnosis of dizziness with physical examination tests and appropriate history taking, including a medication review and anxiety disorder evaluation.
2. Treat vertigo using the Epley maneuver and vestibular rehabilitation for identified vestibular disorders.
3. Use evidence-based guidelines to select appropriate treatment of dizziness as appropriate per the etiology.
4. Develop collaborative care plans, including patient education, to help patients minimize reoccurrences of dizziness.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Reproductive - Male, Type: CME, Faculty: Robert Langan MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME302
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Robert Langan, MD, FAAFP
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Examine scrotal masses to determine whether they are benign or malignant and suggest the next steps in treatment.
2. Identify testicular torsion based on symptoms and risk factors and treat the condition in a timely manner.
3. Counsel patients on the necessity of self-examination for testicular changes or abnormalities, as well as the importance of receiving timely and appropriate medical attention. Identify possible symptoms of penile and testicular cancer and recommend further testing, such as biopsies and ultrasounds, to ensure an early diagnosis and effective treatment.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Phyllis MacGilvray MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME102
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Phyllis MacGilvray, MD, FAAFP; Marcel MacGilvray, MD
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Fracture Management sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of fractures, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Fracture Management: It's "Digital"! A Radiology Tour of Common Injuries.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: David Schneider MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME027
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Schneider, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Use current ACC/AHA guidelines to evaluate and classify patients with suspected heart failure.
2. Use evidence-based criteria to identify appropriate diagnostic imaging and laboratory tests to identify causes or precipitating factors.
3. Establish guideline-directed medical therapy (GDMT), as indicated by the initial evaluation.
4. Develop collaborative care plans with patients that emphasize making healthy lifestyle changes and adherence to prescribed therapies.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Alvin Lin MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME044
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Alvin Lin, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize the pathophysiology and the classification of primary and secondary hypogonadism, as well as the causes of HG associated with each classification.
2. Diagnose HG by appropriate laboratory testing, understand when differential diagnosis is required, when to order an MRI as indicated in men with secondary HG, when to order pituitary imaging, when to order bone densitometry studies, and when to refer to an endocrinologist.
3. Recognize and manage HG comorbidities.
4. Develop treatment plans that take into account complications of treatments for other conditions, and that include monitoring and follow-up.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Anthony Beutler MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME127
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Anthony Beutler, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Distinguish musculoskeletal conditions that result from overuse/repetitive motion injuries in the upper extremities, with particular attention to those that occur in pediatric patients.
2. Assess an injured patient’s range of motion, stability, bone alignment, soft tissue swelling, palpable warmth or mass(es), pain or tenderness and crepitation in the upper extremities.
3. Identify red flags from the physical examination of upper extremity injuries that warrant referral to a sub-specialist (e.g. surgery, physical therapy) or for diagnostic imaging.
4. Apply evidence-based treatment strategies for patients with musculoskeletal injuries of the upper extremities.

Associated Session: -Upper & Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: PBL
12:45 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Procedures; Integumentary, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Edward Jackson MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME428
CME Credit: 4
Fee: $320
Speakers: Edward Jackson, MD, FAAFP; Daniel Stulberg, MD, FAAFP
Location: 305
Learning Objectives:
1. Demonstrate proficiency in a variety of surgical skills, including advanced suturing, wound closure and redundant skin techniques.
2. Utilize different wound closer materials, which may include surgical needles, sutures, skin staples, dermabond, tapes, bandages or adhesive.
3. Use adequate volumes of anesthesia or the use of field blocks to obtain a good area of anesthesia to perform a flap and plasty procedure.
4. Establish appropriate billing and coding protocols for performing advanced soft tissue procedures.

How can one excise lesions when a common fusiform technique makes it anatomically difficult to perform?  Starting from the ability to do basic skin surgery, various options and technique will allow the participant to add to the armamentarium and perform advanced skin closures with flaps and plastys.
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Topic: Integumentary; Procedures, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Richard Usatine MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME411
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $240
Speakers: Richard Usatine, MD, FAAFP; Jonathan Karnes, MD
Location: 302C
Learning Objectives:
Experience a unique educational format. First, watch an online CME video at your convenience. Once on site at FMX, attend the associated Clinical Procedures Workshop. Earn CME for both the online module and onsite workshop.

1. Examine different skin lesions using dermatoscopes to determine typical pathologic patterns of types of skin cancer.
2. Utilize dermoscopy to differentiate seborrheic keratosis from melanocytic lesions.
3. Integrate checklists and evaluation tools into a dermoscopic examination of suspected skin lesions and melanoma to compile an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
4. Conduct a cost/benefit analysis of dermatoscopes in your practice.

The dermoscopy workshop will improve your knowledge and skills diagnosing skin cancers with a dermatoscope. Participants will learn the dermoscopic features of skin cancers and apply this new knowledge to unknown cases. There will also be a hands-on component with various dermatoscopes.
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Topic: Reproductive - Female; Patient-Based Care; Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Mark Deutchman MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME453
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $350
Speakers: Mark Deutchman, MD, FAAFP; Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MBA, FCFP; Jacqueline Gerhart, MD, FAAFP; Sijie Shen-Wagner, MD
Location: 304A
Learning Objectives:
Overview1. Recognize the value of point-of-care ultrasound in family medicine.

Station 1: Extended - Focused Assessment Sonography in Trauma (eFAST)
1. Understand how to perform the eFAST scan and how to incorporate into management of a trauma patient.

Station 2: Determination of Left Ventricular Systolic Function
1. Understand and practice the performance of a limited echocardiographic evaluation of the heart to assess left ventricular systolic function.
2. Determine how to incorporate echocardiographic evaluation of the heart into patient management.

Station 3: Evaluation of First Trimester Bleeding
1. Understand and practice how to perform a transvaginal ultrasound examination in the evaluation of first trimester bleeding.
2. Identify procedures to incorporate transvaginal ultrasound examination information into patient management.

Station 4: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening
1. Review indications for AAA screening. Understand and practice the performance of ultrasound screening for AAA.
2. Identify recommendations for treatment of AAA and/or follow-up based on findings.

Closing1. Identify appropriate credentialing and billing for ultrasound applications in family medicine.
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Topic: Procedures; Musculoskeletal, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Francis O'Connor MD
Event: #CME417
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $240
Speakers: Francis O'Connor, MD; Fred Brennan, DO, FAAFP; Anthony Beutler, MD, FAAFP
Location: 302B
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss the basic principles of ultrasound imaging, equipment, functionality, aseptic technique and injectate selection for ultrasound-guided pain procedures.
2. Develop scanning techniques to optimize musculoskeletal windows for ultrasound guided injections.
3. Practice joint injection techniques using models.
4. Establish appropriate billing and coding protocols for performing billable injections.

Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Guided Injections is A CPW designed for the family physician interested either interested in introducing, or just getting started, with incorporating ultrasound guided injections into their clinical practice. 
01:00 PM - 05:15 PM
Topic: Musculoskeletal; Procedures, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Michael Petrizzi MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME427
CME Credit: 4
Fee: $320
Speakers: Michael Petrizzi, MD, FAAFP; Steven Cole, ATC, MEd
Location: 303B
Learning Objectives:
1. Compare assessment techniques used to examine athletes with injuries that are common to specific sports.
2. Evaluate athletes for potential sprains, strains, dislocations, fractures, ligament tears or head and neck injuries and provide stabilization as appropriate.
3. Practice the use of a Rapid Diagnosis Guide to evaluate the nature and extent of an injury and perform sideline functional assessment drills to determine athletes’ readiness to return to play.

SMART is a HANDS-ON workshop that will give participants the chance to practice the skills needed to care for the injured athlete, whether the injury is suspected C Spine injury, Concussion, a Shoulder Dislocation or an ACL Tear. This workshop also provides a framework to foster a more collaborative relationship between athletic trainer and team physician and is an ideal forum to practice your physical examination skills on athletes in full uniform with direct faculty observation.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: David Schneider MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME009
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Schneider, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Distinguish innocent and abnormal heart murmurs in patients and classify them as systolic, diastolic or continuous.
2. Formulate a differential diagnosis of specific cardiac sounds and explain the pathology of heart murmurs to patients.
3. Evaluate diagnostic factors in patients with suspected heart murmurs using cost-effective cardiac testing.
4. Coordinate referral and follow-up to a cardiologist for patients with a pathologic cardiac examination, or who has cardiac symptoms and questionable findings on the cardiac examination.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Hematology/Immune, Type: CME, Faculty: Daniel Tambunan MD
Event: #CME063
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Daniel Tambunan, MD
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Anticoagulation Management Update sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal anticoagulation management, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Anticoagulation Management Update: The Old and New Frontier 
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Craig Barstow MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME016
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Craig Barstow, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the causes of ventricular arrhythmias and differentiate the types of ventricular arrhythmias and identify the causes of atrial arrhythmias and differentiate the types of atrial arrhythmias.
2. Manage life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias, and assess, diagnose and stratify for risk patients who have, or are at risk for, ventricular arrhythmias.
3. Develop collaborative care plans with patients, emphasizing medication adherence and follow-up. 4. Establish quality improvement plans to maximize care coordination and minimize hospital readmission.

Associated Session: -Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias: PBL
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Jay Winner MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME166
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jay Winner, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Utilize simple mindfulness skills to reduce stress, increase satisfaction and improve connection with patients.
2. Use reframing to reduce frustration and increase empathy with even the most difficult patients.
3. Apply techniques to deal effectively with difficult emotions and regain a healthy perspective.

Associated Session: -Physician Well-being Workshop: Mindful Engagement with Our Work: Skills to Address Burnout, Resilience and Wellbeing
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Gastrointestinal, Type: CME, Faculty: Alvin Lin MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME051
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Alvin Lin, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Screen for colorectal cancer using fecal occult blood testing, sigmoidoscopy, or colonoscopy, in adult patients, beginning at age 50 years and continuing until age 75 years.
2. Utilize documentation of clinical decision tools to foster patient engagement and facilitate share decision making about CRC screening options.
3. Establish an automated or staff-driven process, to send CRC screening invitations, containing personalized risk-estimates to patients.
4. Coordinate communication with the oncologist, including formal survivorship care plans, to outline follow-up plans for surveillance after polypectomy and CRC resection.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Ryan Mullins MD, CPE
Event: #CME223
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ryan Mullins, MD, CPE
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the basics of HCC coding, risk, and how it impacts family physicians.
2. Identify how to make HCC coding relatively "easy."
3. Develop an HCC action plan for your practice.

Associated Session: - Do You Think HCC Coding Really Stands for "Highly Confused Clinician"?: Ask the Expert
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Phyllis MacGilvray MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME101
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Phyllis MacGilvray, MD, FAAFP; Marcel MacGilvray, MD
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Assess injured bones or soft tissue to determine the stage and severity of the injury and the most effective mechanism of treatment.
2. Evaluate appropriate imaging modalities for patients with fractures that require diagnostic imaging evaluation.
3. Determine appropriate indications for fracture immobilization.
4. Provide adequate pain control, with monitoring and follow-up if necessary.
5. Coordinate patient education and follow-up care.

Associated Session: -Fracture Management: PBL
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Leonard Finn MD
Event: #CME183
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Leonard Finn, MD
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Develop a curriculum and lesson plans for group visits with obese and/or overweight patients.
2. Lead a group visit with an understanding of effective methods for conducting a group visit to enhance learning of healthy behaviors by patients.
3. Organize office staff, document group visits for individual patients, and code group visits for billing insurers; transforming current office structure and systems to enable group visits.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Psychogenic, Type: CME, Faculty: Paul Bornemann MD
Event: #CME280
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Paul Bornemann, MD
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Screen all new patients for symptoms of PTSD initially and then on an annual basis, or more frequently, if clinically indicated due to clinical suspicion, recent trauma exposure (e.g., major disaster), or history of PTSD.
2. Assess for co-morbid physical and psychiatric conditions
3. Develop a multidisciplinary treatment plan and initiate trauma-focused psychotherapy and/or pharmacotherapy.
4. Assist patients in connecting with mental health resources, including medication and different types of therapy, to manage and understand symptoms and aid in recovery from PTSD.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Nephrologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Clare Hawkins MD, MSC, FAAFP
Event: #CME140
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Clare Hawkins, MD, MSC, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Perform a thorough history, physical examination, and order appropriate diagnostic testing to help classify the initial cause of urinary retention.
2. Counsel patients regarding safe and efficacious catheter management.
3. Establish appropriate management of urinary retention, as indicated by etiology.
4. Coordinate surgical referral as appropriate.
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Procedures; Musculoskeletal, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: James McNabb MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME423
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $240
Speakers: James McNabb, MD, FAAFP; R W Watkins, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Location: 301B
Learning Objectives:
1. Compare musculoskeletal injections by joint site, steroid agent and dose, and potential side effects that may occur.
2. Evaluate whether joint injections are for patients’ pain relief, to reduce inflammation or mobility improvement.
3. Perform joint injections on models.

This interactive session will demonstrate the most common joint and soft tissue injections that are encountered by family physicians in daily practice.  Teaching methods used include didactic presentation, videos, and hands-on work with others as well as using needles on mannequins. Participants should wear loose fitting clothing to this session - preferably shorts and sleeveless shirts.
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Topic: Integumentary; Procedures, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Tam Nguyen MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME406
CME Credit: 2
Fee: $160
Speakers: Tam Nguyen, MD, FAAFP; Mason Dang, MD
Location: 301C
Learning Objectives:
1. Choose appropriate treatment areas for desired results by practicing with saline injections.
2. Compare the uses for botulinum toxin injections.
3. Assess the clinical effects of botulinum toxin on the skin.
4. Evaluate dosages for selected patients for safe and effective treatment.

This workshop focuses on the fundamental of FDA approved neurotoxins (Botox®, Dysport®, Xeomin®). Some history and pathophysiology on the use of different serotypes of botulinum toxin as well as a review of pertinent facial anatomy will be presented.  Then discussion will follow between the differences between the various agents (Botox®, Dysport®, Xeomin®) to optimize the treatment plan for your patients.  In addition, safety and efficacy issues, management and treatment of complications, and dilution and storage guidelines will be covered. The course will cover the fundamental instruction of mapping and injection techniques for the three most frequently requested areas of the upper face (glabella, crow’s feet, and forehead).  We will also touch on how to perform eyelift and bunny nose injections.  The participants will be able to practice mapping the injection sites on their peers and practice the injections on pig’s feet. 
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Gastrointestinal, Type: CME, Faculty: Thomas Kintanar MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME048
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Thomas Kintanar, MD, FAAFP
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Narrow the differential diagnosis of acute abdominal pain based on the location of the pain and the age and sex of the patient.
2. Perform specialized maneuvers (e.g. Carnett’s sign, Murphy’s sign, psoas sign) to evaluate for signs associated with causes of abdominal pain.
3. Order appropriate diagnostic and imaging studies based on the location of the pain and the presentation of the patient.
4. Identify red flag symptoms in patients with acute abdominal pain that indicate emergent or urgent conditions that require surgical consult.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Psychogenic, Type: CME, Faculty: Pamela Pentin MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME273
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Pamela Pentin, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Consider the benefits and challenges to becoming a waived buprenorphine physician.
2. Describe the DEA registration process required to obtain prescribing privileges for buprenorphine.
3. Become familiar with buprenorphine medications, for treatment of opioid dependence.
4. Develop an action plan to decide when to provide office-based opioid addiction treatment vs. referral coordination with treatment specialist.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Peter Ziemkowski MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME195
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Peter Ziemkowski, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Implement one or more Choosing Wisely campaign recommendations in your practice by educating staff and creating protocols to question potentially unnecessary care.
2. Engage in shared decision-making conversations with patients about potentially non-beneficial or harmful tests or treatments.
3. Help subspecialists choose wisely by communicating with them about the lack of good evidence supporting routine preoperative or pre-procedural testing.

Associated Session: - Choosing Wisely Updates: Ask the Expert
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Mark Greenawald MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME170
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Mark Greenawald, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify key characteristics of the practice environment that influence satisfaction.
2. Describe their present practice culture and apply a framework to envision their ideal practice culture.
3. Develop a plan to help lead their practice to a higher level of enjoyment in providing care.

Associated Session: -Physician Well-being Workshop: Mindful Engagement with Our Work: Skills to Address Burnout, Resilience and Wellbeing
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Brian Unwin MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME148
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Brian Unwin, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Use evidence-based guidelines to screen and evaluate patients who are symptomatic for cognitive decline for dementia.
2. Identify tools and resources available to the care team, caregivers, and patients about strategies to maintain or improve cognitive health.
3. Use evidence-based guidelines to formulate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies to help slow the progression of Alzheimer’s.
4. Counsel patients and their family members on how to cope with neurologic disorders that result in the loss of cognitive functioning, such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Associated Session: -Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: PBL
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Ryan Mullins MD, CPE
Event: #CME224
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ryan Mullins, MD, CPE
Location: 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss strategies to optimize patient care, as a part of an HCC action plan.

Associated Session: - Do You Think HCC Coding Really Stands for "Highly Confused Clinician"?
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Reproductive - Male, Type: CME, Faculty: Robert Langan MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME303
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Robert Langan, MD, FAAFP
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Examine scrotal masses to determine whether they are benign or malignant and suggest the next steps in treatment.
2. Identify testicular torsion based on symptoms and risk factors and treat the condition in a timely manner.
3. Counsel patients on the necessity of self-examination for testicular changes or abnormalities, as well as the importance of receiving timely and appropriate medical attention. Identify possible symptoms of penile and testicular cancer and recommend further testing, such as biopsies and ultrasounds, to ensure an early diagnosis and effective treatment.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Lloyd Runser MD, MPH, FAAFP
Event: #CME026
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Lloyd Runser, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate patients who present with syncope to determine cardiac or non-cardiac causes.
2. Prepare diagnostic plans for patients who present with neurocardiogenic forms of syncope, which may include conducting a differential diagnosis of syncope.
3. Conduct appropriate tests, such as ECGs, exercise stress testing, tilt tests or blood screenings, to diagnose underlying conditions in patients whose ECGs and cardiac tests are normal.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Psychogenic, Type: CME, Faculty: Byron Hepburn MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME278
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Byron Hepburn, MD, FAAFP; Rebecca Tapia, MD
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the diagnostic elements of TBI.
2. Assess the current treatment modalities for TBI, including military clinical practice guidelines.
3. Recognize the importance of the Family Physician in ensuring coordinated, interdisciplinary care.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Duren Ready MD
Event: #CME152
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Duren Ready, MD; Jeffrey Unger, MD, FAAFP
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Migraine, Tension, and Cluster Headache sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of headaches, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Migraine, Tension, and Cluster Headache: Primary Care for Primary Headaches
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Troy Fiesinger MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME242
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Troy Fiesinger, MD, FAAFP
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify patients for whom physicians will be held accountable in a value-based payment environment by the attribution models used by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and other major payers.
2. Recognize how patient attribution will affect physician future payments under MACRA, MIPS, and Advanced APMs.
3. Develop a plan for how and when to address incorrect attribution of patients.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models -Your Prescription for MIPS
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Suraj Achar MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME034
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Suraj Achar, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the diagnostic criteria for the array of valvular disorders.
2. Recognize the prevalence of subsets of valvular disease among different patient populations.
3. Select appropriate and cost-effective diagnostic tests and imaging studies.
4. Determine when outpatient management of valvular heart disease is appropriate and when hospitalization and referral are necessary.
5. Incorporate into practice recommendations from recent clinical trials and practice guidelines.
03:30 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Craig Barstow MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME014
CME Credit: 2.25
Fee: None
Speakers: Craig Barstow, MD, FAAFP
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of arrhythmias/dysrhythmias within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Joseph Tollison MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME193
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Joseph Tollison, MD, FAAFP
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Understand ABFM's new Performance Improvement program available in 2017.
2. Understand the most recent changes/modifications/ enhancements to ABFM’s Family Medicine Certification.
3. Develop an individualized strategy to successfully complete the Family Medicine Certification process.
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Peter Ziemkowski MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME196
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Peter Ziemkowski, MD, FAAFP
Location: 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss solutions for improving patient care, through the implementation of Choosing Wisely Updates.

Associated Session: - Choosing Wisely Updates: Better Care IS a Matter of Choice
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Gastrointestinal, Type: CME, Faculty: Alvin Lin MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME052
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Alvin Lin, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Screen for colorectal cancer using fecal occult blood testing, sigmoidoscopy, or colonoscopy, in adult patients, beginning at age 50 years and continuing until age 75 years.
2. Utilize documentation of clinical decision tools to foster patient engagement and facilitate share decision making about CRC screening options.
3. Establish an automated or staff-driven process, to send CRC screening invitations, containing personalized risk-estimates to patients.
4. Coordinate communication with the oncologist, including formal survivorship care plans, to outline follow-up plans for surveillance after polypectomy and CRC resection.
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Brian Unwin MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME146
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Brian Unwin, MD, FAAFP
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of dementia/alzheimer's, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: Providing Quality Care to Patients with Dementia 
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Jennifer Wipperman MD
Event: #CME150
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jennifer Wipperman, MD
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Narrow the differential diagnosis of dizziness with physical examination tests and appropriate history taking, including a medication review and anxiety disorder evaluation.
2. Treat vertigo using the Epley maneuver and vestibular rehabilitation for identified vestibular disorders.
3. Use evidence-based guidelines to select appropriate treatment of dizziness as appropriate per the etiology.
4. Develop collaborative care plans, including patient education, to help patients minimize reoccurrences of dizziness.
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Phyllis MacGilvray MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME103
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Phyllis MacGilvray, MD, FAAFP; Marcel MacGilvray, MD
Location: 205
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Fracture Management sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of fractures, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Fracture Management: It's "Digital"! A Radiology Tour of Common Injuries.
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Anne Halli-Tierney MD
Event: #CME180
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Anne Halli-Tierney, MD; Dana Carroll, PharmD; Catherine Scarbrough, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Use evidence-based criteria (e.g. BEERS, STOPP, START) to evaluate for potentially adverse drug events, among elderly patients receiving multiple medications.
2. Develop a systematic approach, including applicable REMS, to managing elderly patients with multiple chronic conditions that focus on the quality-of-life outcomes most valued by the patient.
3. Develop collaborative care plans to address the needs of patients who have poor health literacy or reduced cognitive function, or those patients who have language barriers, in order to foster appropriate self-administration of medications.
4. Counsel elderly patients and caregivers about tools, resources, and strategies to aid in the self-administration of medications.
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: David Schneider MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME028
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Schneider, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Use current ACC/AHA guidelines to evaluate and classify patients with suspected heart failure.
2. Use evidence-based criteria to identify appropriate diagnostic imaging and laboratory tests to identify causes or precipitating factors.
3. Establish guideline-directed medical therapy (GDMT), as indicated by the initial evaluation.
4. Develop collaborative care plans with patients that emphasize making healthy lifestyle changes and adherence to prescribed therapies.
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Vu Kiet Tran MD, MBA, FCFP
Event: #CME182
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Vu Kiet Tran, MD, MBA, FCFP
Location: 214CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify key skills of everyday leadership (for the non-leader clinician).
2. Describe how these characteristics can improve clinician job satisfaction within their practice.
3. Describe how these characteristics can improve patient care.
4. Describe benefits to the practice and organization.

Associated Session: -Physician Well-being Workshop: Mindful Engagement with Our Work: Skills to Address Burnout, Resilience and Wellbeing
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Duren Ready MD
Event: #CME154
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Duren Ready, MD; Jeffrey Unger, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Utilize evidence-based strategies to diagnose patients presenting with headache.
2. Identify associated conditions (e.g. depression), and red flags for potentially life threatening causes of headache.
3. Use evidence-based recommendations to prescribe treatment for patients presenting with acute or emergent headache pain.
4. Develop collaborate management plans, emphasizing patient education on avoiding triggers that cause headache, and adherence to prescribed treatment strategies.

Associated Session: -Migraine, Tension, and Cluster Headache: PBL
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Mark Greenawald MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME211
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Mark Greenawald, MD, FAAFP
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Conduct a brief systems audit of factors that consume energy and passion in the office practice.
2. Define personal attributes that contribute to creating energy in the office practice.
3. Examine a foundation strategy for enhancing the energy and satisfaction for both provider and office staff, and for increasing patient satisfaction.
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Psychogenic, Type: CME, Faculty: Byron Hepburn MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME282
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Byron Hepburn, MD, FAAFP; Roxana Delgado, PhD; Rebecca Tapia, MD
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Validate the importance of understanding the military culture/patient perspective.
2. Recognize the unique challenges facing the caregiver.
3. Assess the physician’s role  to ensure coordinated, holistic patient care —longitudinally.

*Description:  The Patient-Caregiver-Physician perspectives.
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Mullins MD, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME266
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the four components of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) final score.
2. Describe how to report  each MIPS component.
3. Summarize how each  component contributes to the MIPS final score.
4. Describe how the MIPS final score impacts physician payment.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Type: Networking
Event: #722
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: Stars at Night Ballroom Foyer
Learning Objectives:
Join your peers to celebrate the diversity of the AAFP and take time to discuss issues relevant to your constituency, your patients, and your practice. Whether you identify with one of the five member constituencies, including women, minority, new physicians, international medical graduates, or GLBT, or are supportive of one instead, you will enjoy good company, refreshments, and light snacks amongst friends at the Member Constituencies Meet & Greet.
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Type: Networking
Event: #723
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: Stars at Night Ballroom Foyer
Learning Objectives:
Join your MIG colleagues for a reception. Learn more about the MIGs, speak with colleagues with shared professional interests, or find out how to form a new MIG. Cash bar and light snacks will be provided. 
Friday, September 15, 2017
07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Type: Event
Event: #726
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Learning Objectives:
Outstanding member physicians are awarded the Degree of Fellow during this special ceremony attended by peers and Academy leadership. AAFP Fellows have fulfilled requirements in many areas including lifelong learning, practice quality and improvement, volunteer teaching, public service, research and more.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Ravi Grivois-Shah MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME163
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ravi Grivois-Shah, MD, FAAFP; Benjamin Silverberg, MD
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify strategies to create affirming and competent clinical spaces, history taking, physical exam, screening, and communication with LGBTQ youth and their families
2. Establish protocols for monitoring psychosocial well-being of LGBTQ adolescent patients.
3. Become familiar with consent and confidentiality issues related to sexual orientation and gender identify of minors.
4. Offer education, support, and referral to mental health providers as indicated for those with evidence of gender dysphoria; coexisting anxiety, depression, or suicidality; or significant interpersonal conflicts with peers (e.g., bullying) or parents.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Craig Barstow MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME017
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Craig Barstow, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the causes of ventricular arrhythmias and differentiate the types of ventricular arrhythmias and identify the causes of atrial arrhythmias and differentiate the types of atrial arrhythmias.
2. Manage life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias, and assess, diagnose and stratify for risk patients who have, or are at risk for, ventricular arrhythmias.
3. Develop collaborative care plans with patients, emphasizing medication adherence and follow-up. 4. Establish quality improvement plans to maximize care coordination and minimize hospital readmission.

Associated Session: -Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias: PBL
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Deepak Patel MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Event: #CME095
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Deepak Patel, MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Use evidence-based practices to diagnose patients presenting with joint pain for bursitis or tendinitis, and assess for red flags indicating infection or other serious condition.
2. Develop an evidence-based treatment strategy for patients with bursitis or tendinitis.
3. Counsel patients diagnosed with bursitis or tendinitis on prevention and immediate self-treatment strategies. Coordinate referral to physical therapy for overuse injuries.

Associated Session: -Bursitis and Tendonitis: PBL
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Eddie Needham MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME167
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Counsel, educate, and refer patients at risk for caregiver strain.
2. Adopt an assessment tool to identify patients at risk for caregiver strain.
3. Assist in the development of contingency plans in the event of caregiver illness or other life event.
4. Provide caregivers with evidence-based decision making tools to assist in advanced care planning.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Edward Shahady MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME037
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Edward Shahady, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Conduct appropriate screenings for comorbidities and complications in patients who have diabetes; including provisions of clinical practice guidelines and performance measures (when appropriate).
2. Update management and prevention strategies with current evidence-based guidelines for the prevention and management of complications in patients with diabetes.
3. Devise appropriate treatment strategies to address microvascular and macrovascular complications. 4. Use office registries and empowered office teams—to become a “participatory office”.

Associated Session: -Diabetes Complications: PBL
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Locke MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME171
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Locke, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify available physician, care team, and patient resources for the identification, evaluation, and treatment of overweight and obese patients.
2. Develop a customized weight loss plan, with the overweight or obese patient, that considers the advantages and disadvantages of all dietary, exercise, pharmacologic, surgical, and behavioral modification options.
3. Provide overweight and obese patients with practice-based counseling and community-based resources that promotes adherence to the weight loss plan.
4. Establish coding practices for appropriate billing for diet and preventive care counseling.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Integumentary, Type: CME, Faculty: Richard Usatine MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME086
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Richard Usatine, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Use appearance-oriented and motivational interviewing (MI) strategies to educate patients on the importance of skin cancer prevention, appropriate sun protection and methods of early detection and diagnosis.
2. Use evidence-based recommendations to screen and diagnose patients at risk for skin cancer.
3. Apply recommended evidence-based skin biopsy techniques to verify skin cancer diagnosis and determine most appropriate surgical or pharmacologic treatment.
4. Determine appropriate treatment therapy, or coordinate surgical referral as necessary.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Daniel Tambunan MD
Event: #CME032
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Daniel Tambunan, MD
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Thromboembolic Disease sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of thromboembolic diseases, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: - Pulmonary Embolus & Deep Vein Thrombosis:  The New Frontier
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Jean Antonucci MD
Event: #CME258
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jean Antonucci, MD
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the value of care continuity between the patient and the care team.
2. Identify appropriate and achievable methods to provide 24/7 access without compromising the quadruple aim.
3. Analyze opportunities for alternative access such as telemedicine, e-visits, group visits, etc.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: David Weismiller MD, ScM, FAAFP
Event: #CME216
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Become familiar with recent U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updates to key clinical preventive services.
2. Know where and how to obtain further details about the recommendations and underlying scientific evidence.
3. Develop strategies for systematically integrating current USPSTF recommendations into practice.

Associated Session: - U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Update: Ask the Expert
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Frank Domino MD
Event: #CME214
CME Credit: 0.75
Fee: None
Speakers: Frank Domino, MD
Location: Stars at Night Ballroom
Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize practice changing data that can be immediately applied to clinical practice.
2. Gain perspective on the impact of these changes by interpreting medical statistics into easy to understand counseling statements.
3. Critically evaluate medical literature and assess for potential impacts to clinical practice and patient care.
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Hematology/Immune, Type: CME, Faculty: Daniel Tambunan MD
Event: #CME066
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Daniel Tambunan, MD
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Utilize a systematic process of care, including initiation and assessment of therapy and dosing adjustments, to optimize effectiveness and minimize adverse effects of patients taking warfarin.
2. Consider new agents in patients, with atrial fibrillation and at least one other risk factor for stroke, that do not require frequent laboratory monitoring are as effective as warfarin for prevention of stroke or systemic embolism and have comparable risks of major bleeding.
3. Develop collaborative care plans with patient education to counsel patients on safe and effective self-administration of anticoagulants, emphasizing self-monitoring to prevent complications.
4. Establish or revise existing practice-level protocols for anticoagulation management, based on current evidence-based recommendations and guidelines, including having clearly defined staff roles and responsibilities.

Associated Session: -Anticoagulation Management Update: PBL
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: Douglas Maurer DO, MPH, FAAFP
Event: #CME306
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Douglas Maurer, DO, MPH, FAAFP
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Use evidence-based criteria to order and interpret appropriate tests for asthma.
2. Analyze environmental triggers for asthma with patients and select factors to reasonably avoid or control them.
3. Develop system-wide interventions that promote patient adherence to long-term management of chronic asthma.
4. Collaborate with asthma patients to develop an asthma action plan that encourages adherence.

Associated Session: -Asthma in Adults: PBL
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Reproductive - Male, Type: CME, Faculty: Robert Langan MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME300
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Robert Langan, MD, FAAFP
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Perform a differential diagnosis to distinguish between prostatitis, BPH, and other urologic conditions in male patients.
2. Use current evidence-based recommendations to determine appropriate pharmacologic, surgical, CAM, or watchful waiting treatment strategy.
3. Develop collaborative care plans with patients, emphasizing adherence to prescribed pharmacotherapies.
4. Coordinate referral and follow-up care with other specialists (e.g. urologist, surgical) when red flags identified during diagnosis and evaluation indicate necessity.
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Deepak Patel MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Event: #CME097
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Deepak Patel, MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Bursitis and Tendonitis sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of bursitis/tendonitis, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Bursitis and Tendonitis: More Than Fluid and Inflammation
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Psychogenic, Type: CME, Faculty: Ravi Grivois-Shah MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME274
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ravi Grivois-Shah, MD, FAAFP; Timothy Grivois-Shah, EdD
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. For preschool-aged children (4-5 years of age), diagnosed with ADHD, counsel parents to use behavior therapy as the first line of treatment.
2. Differentiate medication issues in your ADHD patients including managing medication side effects, and determining when to increase dose vs changing stimulant class.
3. Develop a management plan that included multimodal interventions of other concomitant conditions and comorbidities, as well as pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions to manage ADHD.
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Douglas Kamerow MD, MPH, FAAFP
Event: #CME175
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Douglas Kamerow, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Explain to patients the composition and effects of electronic nicotine delivery systems (e-cigarettes).
2. Apply the research on use of such systems for smoking cessation.
3. Formulate policies for their practices to recommend or not recommend e-cigarettes in differing circumstances.
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Hematology/Immune, Type: CME, Faculty: David Weismiller MD, ScM, FAAFP
Event: #CME069
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify available vaccine administration strategies and resources, available patient education resources, vaccine alert systems, and current immunization schedules.
2. Use evidence-based recommendations and guidelines to establish standardized vaccine administration procedures, including standardized protocols to screen for immunizations during patient encounters.
3. Counsel patients, and parents of children, using available patient education resources and motivational interviewing about vaccine safety and efficacy.
4. Participate in available childhood immunization programs, and administer using a standardized process. 
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Anthony Beutler MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME109
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Anthony Beutler, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Distinguish musculoskeletal conditions that result from overuse/repetitive motion injuries in the lower extremities, with particular attention to those that occur in pediatric patients.
2. Assess an injured patient’s range of motion, stability, bone alignment, soft tissue swelling, palpable warmth or mass(es), pain or tenderness and crepitation in the lower extremities.
3. Identify red flags from the physical examination of lower extremity injuries that warrant referral to a sub-specialist (e.g. surgery, physical therapy) or for diagnostic imaging.
4. Apply appropriate treatment strategies for patients with musculoskeletal injuries in the lower extremities.

Associated Session: -Upper & Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: PBL
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME
Event: #CME208
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: The HUB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify clinical issues seen in family medicine.
2. Demonstrate the roles students and residents have in diagnosing and managing clinical problems.
3. Assess treatment options based on case studies.
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Psychogenic, Type: CME, Faculty: Paul Bornemann MD
Event: #CME281
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Paul Bornemann, MD
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Screen all new patients for symptoms of PTSD initially and then on an annual basis, or more frequently, if clinically indicated due to clinical suspicion, recent trauma exposure (e.g., major disaster), or history of PTSD.
2. Assess for co-morbid physical and psychiatric conditions
3. Develop a multidisciplinary treatment plan and initiate trauma-focused psychotherapy and/or pharmacotherapy.
4. Assist patients in connecting with mental health resources, including medication and different types of therapy, to manage and understand symptoms and aid in recovery from PTSD.
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: David Weismiller MD, ScM, FAAFP
Event: #CME218
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP
Location: 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss solutions for improving patient care, through the implementation of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Updates.

Associated Session: - U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Update: For Today?s Practice
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Reproductive - Female, Type: CME, Faculty: Edward Mayeaux MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME298
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Edward Mayeaux, MD, FAAFP
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Provide counseling and patient education resources for female patients to maximize HPV prevention, including HPV vaccination safety and efficacy.
2. Institute systems strategies that optimize the evaluation of suspicious lesions of the vulva for cancer.
3. Order appropriate laboratory and diagnostic tests to determine a diagnosis of vulvar cancer.
4. Develop collaborative care plans for treatment, as indicated by staging, coordinating care and follow-up as necessary.
12:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Integumentary; Procedures, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Tam Nguyen MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME407
CME Credit: 2
Fee: $160
Speakers: Tam Nguyen, MD, FAAFP; Mason Dang, MD
Location: 301C
Learning Objectives:
1. Choose appropriate treatment areas for desired results by practicing with saline injections.
2. Compare the uses for botulinum toxin injections.
3. Assess the clinical effects of botulinum toxin on the skin.
4. Evaluate dosages for selected patients for safe and effective treatment.

This workshop focuses on the fundamental of FDA approved neurotoxins (Botox®, Dysport®, Xeomin®). Some history and pathophysiology on the use of different serotypes of botulinum toxin as well as a review of pertinent facial anatomy will be presented.  Then discussion will follow between the differences between the various agents (Botox®, Dysport®, Xeomin®) to optimize the treatment plan for your patients.  In addition, safety and efficacy issues, management and treatment of complications, and dilution and storage guidelines will be covered. The course will cover the fundamental instruction of mapping and injection techniques for the three most frequently requested areas of the upper face (glabella, crow’s feet, and forehead).  We will also touch on how to perform eyelift and bunny nose injections.  The participants will be able to practice mapping the injection sites on their peers and practice the injections on pig’s feet. 
12:45 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Integumentary; Procedures, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Edward Jackson MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME429
CME Credit: 4
Fee: $320
Speakers: Edward Jackson, MD, FAAFP; Daniel Stulberg, MD, FAAFP
Location: 305
Learning Objectives:
Experience a unique educational format. First, watch an online CME video at your convenience. Once on site at FMX, attend the associated Clinical Procedures Workshop. Earn CME for both the online module and onsite workshop.

1. Demonstrate proficiency in a variety of surgical skills, including advanced suturing, wound closure and redundant skin techniques.
2. Utilize different wound closer materials, which may include surgical needles, sutures, skin staples, dermabond, tapes, bandages or adhesive.
3. Use adequate volumes of anesthesia or the use of field blocks to obtain a good area of anesthesia to perform a flap and plasty procedure.
4. Establish appropriate billing and coding protocols for performing advanced soft tissue procedures.

How can one excise lesions when a common fusiform technique makes it anatomically difficult to perform?  Starting from the ability to do basic skin surgery, various options and technique will allow the participant to add to the armamentarium and perform advanced skin closures with flaps and plastys.
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular; Patient-Based Care; Reproductive - Female, Type: CME, Faculty: Mark Deutchman MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME454
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $350
Speakers: Mark Deutchman, MD, FAAFP; Paul Bornemann, MD; Jacqueline Gerhart, MD, FAAFP; Sijie Shen-Wagner, MD
Location: 304A
Learning Objectives:
Overview 1. Recognize the value of point-of-care ultrasound in family medicine.

Station 1:  Extended - Focused Assessment Sonography in Trauma (eFAST) 1. Understand how to perform the eFAST scan and how to incorporate into management of a trauma patient.

Station 2:  Determination of Left Ventricular Systolic Function
1. Understand and practice the performance of a limited echocardiographic evaluation of the heart to assess left ventricular systolic function.
2. Determine how to incorporate echocardiographic evaluation of the heart into patient management.

Station 3:  Evaluation of First Trimester Bleeding
1. Understand and practice how to perform a transvaginal ultrasound examination in the evaluation of first trimester bleeding.
2. Identify procedures to incorporate transvaginal ultrasound examination information into patient management.

Station 4:  Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening
1. Review indications for AAA screening.  Understand and practice the performance of ultrasound screening for AAA.
2. Identify recommendations for treatment of AAA and/or follow-up based on findings.

Closing1. Identify appropriate credentialing and billing for ultrasound applications in family medicine.
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Topic: Procedures; Musculoskeletal, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Francis O'Connor MD
Event: #CME418
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $240
Speakers: Francis O'Connor, MD; Fred Brennan, DO, FAAFP; Anthony Beutler, MD, FAAFP
Location: 302B
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss the basic principles of ultrasound imaging, equipment, functionality, aseptic technique and injectate selection for ultrasound-guided pain procedures.
2. Develop scanning techniques to optimize musculoskeletal windows for ultrasound guided injections.
3. Practice joint injection techniques using models.
4. Establish appropriate billing and coding protocols for performing billable injections.

Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Guided Injections is A CPW designed for the family physician interested either interested in introducing, or just getting started, with incorporating ultrasound guided injections into their clinical practice. 
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: Douglas Maurer DO, MPH, FAAFP
Event: #CME308
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Douglas Maurer, DO, MPH, FAAFP
Location: 205
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Asthma in Adults sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of asthma, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Asthma in Adults: A Breathless Update
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: William Sonnenberg MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME310
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: William Sonnenberg, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the risk factors for bronchiolitis and the indications for aggressive treatment including hospitalization.
2. Utilize comprehensive, evidence-based, and cost effective strategies for the evaluation of bronchiolitis.
3. Prescribe appropriate prevention strategies for children who are at risk for bronchiolitis.
4. Council patients regarding appropriate supportive care for patients who have bronchiolitis.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Deepak Patel MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Event: #CME143
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Deepak Patel, MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the immediate and delayed symptoms of concussion or mild traumatic brain injury and recommend appropriate testing or monitoring of the patient.
2. Recognize when a concussion might have caused an intracranial blood clot and recommend additional testing, monitoring, and treatment.
3. Advise athletes, parents and coaches on when an athlete is able to return to play following a concussion or mild traumatic brain injury.
4. Develop comprehensive communication plans for school officials with recommendations for academic adjustments and monitoring.

Associated Session: -Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines: PBL
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Edward Shahady MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME035
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Edward Shahady, MD, FAAFP
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Diabetes Complications sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of diabetic complications, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: - Diabetes Complications Assessment, Recognition, Prevention and Treatment 
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Locke MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME172
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Locke, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify available physician, care team, and patient resources for the identification, evaluation, and treatment of overweight and obese patients.
2. Develop a customized weight loss plan, with the overweight or obese patient, that considers the advantages and disadvantages of all dietary, exercise, pharmacologic, surgical, and behavioral modification options.
3. Provide overweight and obese patients with practice-based counseling and community-based resources that promotes adherence to the weight loss plan.
4. Establish coding practices for appropriate billing for diet and preventive care counseling.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Reproductive - Female, Type: CME, Faculty: David Weismiller MD, ScM, FAAFP
Event: #CME288
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Screen for endometrial cancer in accordance with current clinical guidelines.
2. Diagnose endometrial cancer though physical examination and appropriate laboratory and diagnostic studies, as indicated.
3. Develop collaborative treatment plans based on the patient’s desire for future fertility and results of the diagnosis.
4. Develop communication strategies to improve communication with sub-specialists treating cancer patients to improve coordination of care.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Gastrointestinal, Type: CME, Faculty: Joel Heidelbaugh MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME053
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Joel Heidelbaugh, MD, FAAFP
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Use evidence-based diagnostic criteria to diagnose patients suspected of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD).
2. Develop a multidisciplinary approach and coordinate care with a gastroenterologist and a surgeon for patients ID, as indicated by severity or response to other therapies.
3. Develop patient-centered treatment strategies for patients with inflammatory bowel disease, emphasizing adherence to lifestyle modifications and prescribed pharmacologic therapies.
4. Counsel patients with inflammatory bowel disease regarding their risk of cancer and cancer screening requirements.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Mullins MD, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME235
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Define MACRA: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
2. Compare the two tracks for payment that were created under the law: MIPS and AAPMs.
3. Explain the criteria for eligibility and qualification for AAPMs.
4. Evaluate the payment adjustments associated with MIPS.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models -Your Prescription for MIPS
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Psychogenic, Type: CME, Faculty: Byron Hepburn MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME279
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Byron Hepburn, MD, FAAFP; Rebecca Tapia, MD
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the diagnostic elements of TBI.
2. Assess the current treatment modalities for TBI, including military clinical practice guidelines.
3. Recognize the importance of the Family Physician in ensuring coordinated, interdisciplinary care.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Daniel Tambunan MD
Event: #CME030
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Daniel Tambunan, MD
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Establish protocols to identify patients at risk for a thromboembolic event, and provide counseling to reduce risks and recognize signs and symptoms.
2. Use an evidence-based algorithm to diagnose DVT/PE, taking into account the stability of the patient.
3. Prescribe appropriate anticoagulant agents, according to the most recent clinical guidelines, to treat and help prevent recurrence of thrombotic events in patients.
4. Develop collaborative care plans with patients; emphasizing adherence to prescribed therapies, and monitoring with follow-up.

Associated Session: -Thromboembolic Disease: PBL
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Integumentary, Type: CME, Faculty: Richard Usatine MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME087
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Richard Usatine, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Use appearance-oriented and motivational interviewing (MI) strategies to educate patients on the importance of skin cancer prevention, appropriate sun protection and methods of early detection and diagnosis.
2. Use evidence-based recommendations to screen and diagnose patients at risk for skin cancer.
3. Apply recommended evidence-based skin biopsy techniques to verify skin cancer diagnosis and determine most appropriate surgical or pharmacologic treatment.
4. Determine appropriate treatment therapy, or coordinate surgical referral as necessary.
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Procedures; Musculoskeletal, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: James McNabb MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME424
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $240
Speakers: James McNabb, MD, FAAFP; R W Watkins, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Location: 301B
Learning Objectives:
1. Compare musculoskeletal injections by joint site, steroid agent and dose, and potential side effects that may occur.
2. Evaluate whether joint injections are for patients’ pain relief, to reduce inflammation or mobility improvement.
3. Perform joint injections on models.

This interactive session will demonstrate the most common joint and soft tissue injections that are encountered by family physicians in daily practice.  Teaching methods used include didactic presentation, videos, and hands-on work with others as well as using needles on mannequins. Participants should wear loose fitting clothing to this session - preferably shorts and sleeveless shirts.
02:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Procedures; Integumentary, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Edward Mayeaux MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME425
CME Credit: 2
Fee: $160
Speakers: Edward Mayeaux, MD, FAAFP
Location: 303B
Learning Objectives:
1. Demonstrate common methods used for nailbed surgery and repair.
2. Illustrate the steps used to treat ingrown nails and nail abnormalities.
3. Prepare assessment and treatment plans for different patient populations who may require various nail procedures.
4. Assemble appropriate tools for nail procedures.

This workshop is designed to review nail procedures commonly performed in family medicine and practice select procedures on the nail models.  We will review current evidence and best practices.  Topics to be reviewed include nail anatomy, anesthesia for nail procedures including digital blocks, nail matrix ablation, and incision and drainage of paronychia.  Procedures practiced on models include nail avulsion (removal,) nail biopsy and hematoma evacuation.
03:15 PM - 05:15 PM
Topic: Procedures; Integumentary, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Tam Nguyen MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME408
CME Credit: 2
Fee: $160
Speakers: Tam Nguyen, MD, FAAFP; Mason Dang, MD
Location: 301C
Learning Objectives:
1. Choose appropriate treatment areas for desired results by practicing with saline injections.
2. Compare the uses for botulinum toxin injections.
3. Assess the clinical effects of botulinum toxin on the skin.
4. Evaluate dosages for selected patients for safe and effective treatment.

This workshop focuses on the fundamental of FDA approved neurotoxins (Botox®, Dysport®, Xeomin®). Some history and pathophysiology on the use of different serotypes of botulinum toxin as well as a review of pertinent facial anatomy will be presented.  Then discussion will follow between the differences between the various agents (Botox®, Dysport®, Xeomin®) to optimize the treatment plan for your patients.  In addition, safety and efficacy issues, management and treatment of complications, and dilution and storage guidelines will be covered. The course will cover the fundamental instruction of mapping and injection techniques for the three most frequently requested areas of the upper face (glabella, crow’s feet, and forehead).  We will also touch on how to perform eyelift and bunny nose injections.  The participants will be able to practice mapping the injection sites on their peers and practice the injections on pig’s feet. 
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Hematology/Immune, Type: CME, Faculty: Daniel Tambunan MD
Event: #CME064
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Daniel Tambunan, MD
Location: 205
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Anticoagulation Management Update sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal anticoagulation management, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Anticoagulation Management Update: The Old and New Frontier 
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: Douglas Maurer DO, MPH, FAAFP
Event: #CME307
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Douglas Maurer, DO, MPH, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Use evidence-based criteria to order and interpret appropriate tests for asthma.
2. Analyze environmental triggers for asthma with patients and select factors to reasonably avoid or control them.
3. Develop system-wide interventions that promote patient adherence to long-term management of chronic asthma.
4. Collaborate with asthma patients to develop an asthma action plan that encourages adherence.

Associated Session: -Asthma in Adults: PBL
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Reproductive - Male, Type: CME, Faculty: Robert Langan MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME301
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Robert Langan, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Perform a differential diagnosis to distinguish between prostatitis, BPH, and other urologic conditions in male patients.
2. Use current evidence-based recommendations to determine appropriate pharmacologic, surgical, CAM, or watchful waiting treatment strategy.
3. Develop collaborative care plans with patients, emphasizing adherence to prescribed pharmacotherapies.
4. Coordinate referral and follow-up care with other specialists (e.g. urologist, surgical) when red flags identified during diagnosis and evaluation indicate necessity.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Eddie Needham MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME168
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Counsel, educate, and refer patients at risk for caregiver strain.
2. Adopt an assessment tool to identify patients at risk for caregiver strain.
3. Assist in the development of contingency plans in the event of caregiver illness or other life event.
4. Provide caregivers with evidence-based decision making tools to assist in advanced care planning.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Deepak Patel MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Event: #CME141
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Deepak Patel, MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of concussion, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines: The Headaches and Confusions of Concussions
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Douglas Kamerow MD, MPH, FAAFP
Event: #CME176
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Douglas Kamerow, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Explain to patients the composition and effects of electronic nicotine delivery systems (e-cigarettes).
2. Apply the research on use of such systems for smoking cessation.
3. Formulate policies for their practices to recommend or not recommend e-cigarettes in differing circumstances.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Gastrointestinal, Type: CME, Faculty: Joel Heidelbaugh MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME055
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Joel Heidelbaugh, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Apply evidence-based diagnostic criteria to evaluate patients presenting with recurrent or episodic abdominal pain for IBS.
2. Establish referral and follow-up protocol with a gastroenterologist for patients exhibiting red flags for other which endoscopic evaluation should be considered.
3. Develop treatment plans that involve positive patient-physician communication, shared decision making, and follow-up strategies that result in symptom relief and improved quality of life.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Reproductive - Female, Type: CME, Faculty: Phyllis MacGilvray MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME293
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Phyllis MacGilvray, MD, FAAFP
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Female Sexual Dysfunction sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of female sexual dysfunction, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Female Sexual Dysfunction: Demystifying the Secret Garden
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Hematology/Immune, Type: CME, Faculty: David Weismiller MD, ScM, FAAFP
Event: #CME070
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify available vaccine administration strategies and resources, available patient education resources, vaccine alert systems, and current immunization schedules.
2. Use evidence-based recommendations and guidelines to establish standardized vaccine administration procedures, including standardized protocols to screen for immunizations during patient encounters.
3. Counsel patients, and parents of children, using available patient education resources and motivational interviewing about vaccine safety and efficacy.
4. Participate in available childhood immunization programs, and administer using a standardized process. 
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Leonard Finn MD
Event: #CME184
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Leonard Finn, MD
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Develop a curriculum and lesson plans for group visits with obese and/or overweight patients.
2. Lead a group visit with an understanding of effective methods for conducting a group visit to enhance learning of healthy behaviors by patients.
3. Organize office staff, document group visits for individual patients, and code group visits for billing insurers; transforming current office structure and systems to enable group visits.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Mullins MD, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME237
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP
Location: 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss strategies to optimize patient care, while accounting for Medicare's shift to value-based delivery and payment models.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models -Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models -Your Prescription for MIPS
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Psychogenic, Type: CME, Faculty: Byron Hepburn MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME283
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Byron Hepburn, MD, FAAFP; Roxana Delgado, PhD; Rebecca Tapia, MD
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Validate the importance of understanding the military culture/patient perspective.
2. Recognize the unique challenges facing the caregiver.
3. Assess the physician’s role  to ensure coordinated, holistic patient care —longitudinally.

*Description:  The Patient-Caregiver-Physician perspectives.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Jean Antonucci MD
Event: #CME259
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jean Antonucci, MD
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the value of care continuity between the patient and the care team.
2. Identify appropriate and achievable methods to provide 24/7 access without compromising the quadruple aim.
3. Analyze opportunities for alternative access such as telemedicine, e-visits, group visits, etc.
07:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Type: Social
Event: #727
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: Stars at Night Ballroom
Learning Objectives:
Unwind after a powerful week of learning and connecting at the FMX Celebration. Gather with other attendees for a fun-filled night of live music, dancing, and celebrating the family medicine specialty. Heavy hors d'oeuvres provided; cash bar available.
07:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Type: Event
Event: #936
CME Credit: None
Fee: $50
Speakers:
Location:
Learning Objectives:
null
07:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Type: Event
Event: #935
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location:
Learning Objectives:
null
07:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Type: Event
Event: #937
CME Credit: None
Fee: $25
Speakers:
Location:
Learning Objectives:
null
Saturday, September 16, 2017
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Ravi Grivois-Shah MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME164
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ravi Grivois-Shah, MD, FAAFP; Benjamin Silverberg, MD
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify strategies to create affirming and competent clinical spaces, history taking, physical exam, screening, and communication with LGBTQ youth and their families
2. Establish protocols for monitoring psychosocial well-being of LGBTQ adolescent patients.
3. Become familiar with consent and confidentiality issues related to sexual orientation and gender identify of minors.
4. Offer education, support, and referral to mental health providers as indicated for those with evidence of gender dysphoria; coexisting anxiety, depression, or suicidality; or significant interpersonal conflicts with peers (e.g., bullying) or parents.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: Douglas Maurer DO, MPH, FAAFP
Event: #CME309
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Douglas Maurer, DO, MPH, FAAFP
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Asthma in Adults sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of asthma, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Asthma in Adults: A Breathless Update
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: William Sonnenberg MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME311
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: William Sonnenberg, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the risk factors for bronchiolitis and the indications for aggressive treatment including hospitalization.
2. Utilize comprehensive, evidence-based, and cost effective strategies for the evaluation of bronchiolitis.
3. Prescribe appropriate prevention strategies for children who are at risk for bronchiolitis.
4. Council patients regarding appropriate supportive care for patients who have bronchiolitis.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Edward Shahady MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME038
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Edward Shahady, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Conduct appropriate screenings for comorbidities and complications in patients who have diabetes; including provisions of clinical practice guidelines and performance measures (when appropriate).
2. Update management and prevention strategies with current evidence-based guidelines for the prevention and management of complications in patients with diabetes.
3. Devise appropriate treatment strategies to address microvascular and macrovascular complications. 4. Use office registries and empowered office teams—to become a “participatory office”.

Associated Session: -Diabetes Complications: PBL
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Special Sensory, Type: CME, Faculty: Daniel Freed MD
Event: #CME319
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Daniel Freed, MD
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Screen diabetic patients for ocular complications according to evidence-based clinical guidelines.
2. Identify symptoms associated with common retinal disorders.
3. Reduce the risk or slow the progression of diabetic retinopathy through optimized glycemic and blood pressure control.
4. Manage referral of diabetic patients with suspected retinopathy to an ophthalmologist who is knowledgeable and experienced in the management and treatment of diabetic retinopathy.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Nephrologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Michael Braun DO, FAAFP
Event: #CME132
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Michael Braun, DO, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the underlying etiology of hypercalcemia and select the appropriate treatment.
2. Identify and treat the underlying etiology of hyponatremia and prescribe appropriate treatment for hyponatremia based on symptoms, degree, and presence of any hypotension.
3. Differentiate the etiology of hypernatremia and prescribe appropriate treatment with caution due the dangers of rapid correction.
4. Identify the underlying etiology of hyper- and hypokalemia and select appropriate treatment.

Associated Session: - Fluid and Electrolyte Abnormalities and Disorders: Ask the Expert
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Nephrologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Charles Carter MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME135
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Charles Carter, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Assess underlying conditions (including infections, kidney diseases and prostate enlargement in men) in patients with hematuria by taking a complete history and physical examination.
2. Perform appropriate urinalysis, using urine dipstick test or urinalysis microscopic exam, to determine the degree of severity of hematuria.
3. Interpret urinalysis results and establish a coordinated care plan for referral and follow-up to an urologist.
4. Counsel patients on modifying preventable factors for hematuria.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: William Manard MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME231
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: William Manard, MD, FAAFP
Location: 205
Learning Objectives:
1. Determine feasible opportunities to utilize and optimize existing technology to enhance access, patient self-management, quality and coordination of care, etc.
2. Identify new technologies on the horizon that may resolve current challenges in delivering quality, cost effective care.
3. Evaluate existing workflows to determine practice ability to optimize new and existing technologies.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Reproductive - Female, Type: CME, Faculty: David Weismiller MD, ScM, FAAFP
Event: #CME296
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Develop collaborative care plans with patients regarding healthy diet and lifestyle modifications to improve pregnancy outcomes.
2. Perform routine prenatal visits to determine when pregnancy complications may arise due to family history and risk factors.
3. Evaluate high-risk women for complications as necessary throughout pregnancy into the third trimester and whether to perform antenatal screening using serum markers and ultrasound.
4. Evaluate current scientific literature on obstetric care, for relevant practice application.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: John Bernot MD
Event: #CME245
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: John Bernot, MD
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize the utility of quality measurement and predict the impact of future quality measurement programs on their practice
2. Explain the process of how a measure becomes part of an initiative or program and identify benefits and challenges to their practices as a result of these procedures.
3. Identify mechanisms for physician involvement in the development / endorsement process in order to have a larger voice in the performance measurement field.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Kathleen Rowland MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME159
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Kathleen Rowland, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate children presenting with febrile seizure in accordance to current AAP guidelines.
2. Develop individualized treatment plans for adult patients with an unprovoked first seizure, in accordance with current AAN/AES guidelines.
3. Establish protocols to routinely screen cognition, mood, and behavior in patients with new-onset epilepsy.
4. Establish protocols to coordinate care of referred patients.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME
Event: #CME256
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify trends in employment contracts and compensation models for family physicians as payment moves from volume to value.
2. Determine if overall employment packages are current and competitive. 
3. Have meaningful conversations with current or potential employers around value-based payment and changes to compensation packages. 
08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Topic: Procedures; Integumentary, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Tam Nguyen MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME405
CME Credit: 2
Fee: $160
Speakers: Tam Nguyen, MD, FAAFP; Mason Dang, MD
Location: 301C
Learning Objectives:
1. Demonstrate proficiency in using saline injections for essential treatment areas typically treated with botulinum toxin.
2. Compare and contrast botulinum toxin treatment outcomes, safety, risks, complications, costs and benefits, among other factors that may be applicable to your practice.
3. Relate the mechanism of action of botulinum toxin injections to patients.
4. Analyze the cause and effect of muscle denervation and possible reinnervation related to short-term and long-term usage of botulinum toxin injections.

This advanced botulinum toxin workshop can augment the fundamental course or taken separately with prior exposure to greatly improve the results and satisfaction of your patients. Advance facial analysis and principles of beauty will be discussed.  Understanding the anatomy of the face and function of the muscles of the face, the participants will learn to sculpt the face from the nose to the jawline.   The workshop will cover the differences between the botulinum toxin agents (Botox®, Dysport®, Xeomin®) to treat bunny lines, smoker lip lines, eye brow lift, chin, jawline, down turned mouth, neck bands, and hyperhidrosis.  The participants will learn the affiliated complications and side effects of each areas and how to minimize them.  The participants will be able to practice mapping the injection sites on their peers and practice the injections on pig’s feet.  
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Procedures; Integumentary, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Richard Usatine MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME415
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $240
Speakers: Richard Usatine, MD, FAAFP; Daniel Stulberg, MD, FAAFP
Location: 305
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice electrosurgery and cryosurgery techniques.
2. Explore electrosurgery and cryosurgery as methods for destroying benign and malignant lesions, controlling bleeding, or cutting/excising tissue.
3. Evaluate the uses, risks, benefits and complications of both electrosurgery and cryosurgery.
4. Assess education and training you may need to competently perform electrosurgery and/or cryosurgery procedures.

The cryosurgery and electrosurgery workshop will improve the knowledge and skills of the participants on the use of cryosurgery and electrosurgery for benign and malignant skin tumors. There will be at least one hour of hands-on time to practice with multiple electrosurgical and cryosurgical devices.
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Cardiovascular; Patient-Based Care; Reproductive - Female, Type: CME, Faculty: Mark Deutchman MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME455
CME Credit: 3
Fee: $350
Speakers: Mark Deutchman, MD, FAAFP; Paul Bornemann, MD; Jacqueline Gerhart, MD, FAAFP; Sijie Shen-Wagner, MD
Location: 304A
Learning Objectives:
Station 1: Extended - Focused Assessment Sonography in Trauma (eFAST)
1. Understand how to perform the eFAST scan and how to incorporate into management of a trauma patient.

Station 2: Determination of Left Ventricular Systolic Function
1. Understand and practice the performance of a limited echocardiographic evaluation of the heart to assess left ventricular systolic function.
2. Determine how to incorporate echocardiographic evaluation of the heart into patient management.

Station 3: Evaluation of First Trimester Bleeding
1. Understand and practice how to perform a transvaginal ultrasound examination in the evaluation of first trimester bleeding.
2. Identify procedures to incorporate transvaginal ultrasound examination information into patient management.

Station 4: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening
1. Review indications for AAA screening. Understand and practice the performance of ultrasound screening for AAA.
2. Identify recommendations for treatment of AAA and/or follow-up based on findings.

Closing
1. Identify appropriate credentialing and billing for ultrasound applications in family medicine.
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: Douglas Maurer DO, MPH, FAAFP
Event: #CME312
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Douglas Maurer, DO, MPH, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate patients who are current or former smokers, and those who develop frequent viral infections, for symptoms that may indicate COPD or related conditions.
2. Interpret and validate results in symptomatic patients.
3. Prepare treatment plans that include a combination approach to therapy for patients who have COPD.
4. Counsel patients who have COPD on the importance of quitting smoking and receiving annual vaccinations for influenza and pneumonia.

Associated Session: - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Ask the Expert
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Reproductive - Female, Type: CME, Faculty: David Weismiller MD, ScM, FAAFP
Event: #CME289
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Screen for endometrial cancer in accordance with current clinical guidelines.
2. Diagnose endometrial cancer though physical examination and appropriate laboratory and diagnostic studies, as indicated.
3. Develop collaborative treatment plans based on the patient’s desire for future fertility and results of the diagnosis.
4. Develop communication strategies to improve communication with sub-specialists treating cancer patients to improve coordination of care.
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Gastrointestinal, Type: CME, Faculty: Joel Heidelbaugh MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME054
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Joel Heidelbaugh, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Use evidence-based diagnostic criteria to diagnose patients suspected of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD).
2. Develop a multidisciplinary approach and coordinate care with a gastroenterologist and a surgeon for patients IBD, as indicated by severity or response to other therapies.
3. Develop patient-centered treatment strategies for patients with inflammatory bowel disease, emphasizing adherence to lifestyle modifications and prescribed pharmacologic therapies.
4. Counsel patients with inflammatory bowel disease regarding their risk of cancer and cancer screening requirements.
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Nephrologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Michael Braun DO, FAAFP
Event: #CME134
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Michael Braun, DO, FAAFP
Location: 221D
Learning Objectives:
Discuss solutions for overcoming barriers to providing optimal management of patients with fluid and electrolyte abnormalities.

Associated Session: - Fluid and Electrolyte Abnormalities and Disorders
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Terry Mills MD, MMM, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME225
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Terry Mills, MD, MMM, CPE, FAAFP
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify why reducing total cost of care matters.
2. Understand how improving primary care access can impact cost of care metrics.
3. Evaluate current barriers to access and opportunities for improvement.

Associated Sessions:
-MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models
- MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
- Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
- What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models
- Your Prescription for MIPS
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Gastrointestinal, Type: CME, Faculty: Kurt Cook MD
Event: #CME061
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Kurt Cook, MD
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Follow current AAFP immunization schedules and preventive service recommendations for prevention of hepatitis infection.
2. Identify high-risk patients who should be screened for a hepatitis infection, and considered for hepatitis vaccination.
3. Counsel adult patients, and parents of children and adolescents, using available patient education resources and motivational interviewing about vaccine safety and efficacy.
4. Order appropriate laboratory and/or diagnostic tests to confirm diagnosis. Construct an appropriate treatment plan for an adult patient with a confirmed diagnosis, taking into account tailoring of the treatment regimen for the individual, patient-specific barriers to treatment, follow-up monitoring, and making an appropriate referral.
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: William Sonnenberg MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME315
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: William Sonnenberg, MD, FAAFP
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Monitor the health of patients who have weakened immune systems to mitigate risk factors that increase their risks of developing pneumonia.
2. Prescribe appropriate empiric therapy for CAP based on suspected pathogen and local susceptibility patterns.
3. Identify risk factors for multidrug-pathogens in patients who have HAP, HCAP or VAP.
4. Prescribe appropriate antibiotic therapy for HAP, HCAP or VAP based on risk factors for multidrug-resistant pathogens, predominant pathogens in the clinical setting and local susceptibility patterns.
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Ronni Hayon MD
Event: #CME189
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ronni Hayon, MD
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Use proper terminology/language commonly used in discussions of gender and gender identity
2. Implement practice changes that will improve your ability to provide culturally competent care to the transgender patient
3. Evaluate patients for and provide appropriate hormone therapy to transgender patients per current guidelines.

Associated Session: - Providing Appropriate and Compassionate Care to Transgender Adults: Ask the Expert
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: John Beasley MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME260
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: John Beasley, MD, FAAFP
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the complexities of Primary Care practice.
2. Explain how HIT Implementation helps and hinders clinical work.
3. Work individually and within their organizations to move to more optimal use of HIT to improve outcomes for patients and clinicians alike.

Associated Session: - Toward the Optimal Use of Health Information Technology: Ask the Expert
08:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Ronald Epstein MD
Event: #CME188
CME Credit: 2.25
Fee: None
Speakers: Ronald Epstein, MD; Leonard Finn, MD; Amy Mechley, MD
Location: 205
Learning Objectives:
1.  Characterize ways that physicians most commonly experience burnout and which three apply most closely to your own work setting
2. Demonstrate three mindfulness-enhancing practices to develop greater emotional awareness, compassion and resilience when facing difficulties in the workplace
3. Describe three ways that help you to work more mindfully with patients and clinical teams and to grow and flourish in the workplace.
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Procedures; Integumentary, Type: Procedural Skills Course, Faculty: Edward Mayeaux MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME426
CME Credit: 2
Fee: $160
Speakers: Edward Mayeaux, MD, FAAFP
Location: 303B
Learning Objectives:
1. Demonstrate common methods used for nailbed surgery and repair.
2. Illustrate the steps used to treat ingrown nails and nail abnormalities.
3. Prepare assessment and treatment plans for different patient populations who may require various nail procedures.
4. Assemble appropriate tools for nail procedures.

This workshop is designed to review nail procedures commonly performed in family medicine and practice select procedures on the nail models.  We will review current evidence and best practices.  Topics to be reviewed include nail anatomy, anesthesia for nail procedures including digital blocks, nail matrix ablation, and incision and drainage of paronychia.  Procedures practiced on models include nail avulsion (removal,) nail biopsy and hematoma evacuation.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Psychogenic, Type: CME, Faculty: Ravi Grivois-Shah MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME275
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ravi Grivois-Shah, MD, FAAFP; Timothy Grivois-Shah, EdD
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. For preschool-aged children (4-5 years of age), diagnosed with ADHD, counsel parents to use behavior therapy as the first line of treatment.
2. Differentiate medication issues in your ADHD patients including managing medication side effects, and determining when to increase dose vs changing stimulant class.
3. Develop a management plan that included multimodal interventions of other concomitant conditions and comorbidities, as well as pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions to manage ADHD.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Deepak Patel MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Event: #CME144
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Deepak Patel, MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the immediate and delayed symptoms of concussion or mild traumatic brain injury and recommend appropriate testing or monitoring of the patient.
2. Recognize when a concussion might have caused an intracranial blood clot and recommend additional testing, monitoring, and treatment.
3. Advise athletes, parents and coaches on when an athlete is able to return to play following a concussion or mild traumatic brain injury.
4. Develop comprehensive communication plans for school officials with recommendations for academic adjustments and monitoring.

Associated Session: -Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines: PBL
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Edward Shahady MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME036
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Edward Shahady, MD, FAAFP
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Diabetes Complications sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of diabetic complications, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: - Diabetes Complications Assessment, Recognition, Prevention and Treatment 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Douglas Martin MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME200
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Douglas Martin, MD, FAAFP
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Determine ones role in the evaluation, whether as a treating physician, new consultant, second opinion, or independent medical examiner.
2. Classify the severity of the patient's condition based on a combination of complaints (subjective), physical findings (subjective and objective) and laboratory data (objective), where appropriate.
3. Use available guidelines (e.g. Department of Veterans Affairs, the American Medical Association, the Social Security Administration, and state workers' compensation boards) to assess the impact of impairment on affected organ systems, measured as loss of function.
4. Generate a comprehensive physician’s report, including a summary of reviewed medical records, the detailed medical assessment performed, a summary of questions being addressed, and the degree of impairment from the identified condition that references the impairment scheme used.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Leisa Bailey MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME229
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Leisa Bailey, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Review basic elements of AWV, TCM, and CCM.
2. Assess financial and quality implications in these services.
3. Recognize the importance of each service in relation to value-based payment.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Betsy Nicoletti MS, CPC
Event: #CME238
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Betsy Nicoletti, MS, CPC
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Explain the latest updates to billing and coding procedures.
2. Identify techniques to improve coding and billing practices.
3. Determine areas of opportunity for maximizing revenue.

Associated Session: - Moneyball CPT Coding Analysis: Ask the Expert
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Reproductive - Female, Type: CME, Faculty: David Weismiller MD, ScM, FAAFP
Event: #CME297
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Develop collaborative care plans with patients regarding healthy diet and lifestyle modifications to improve pregnancy outcomes.
2. Perform routine prenatal visits to determine when pregnancy complications may arise due to family history and risk factors.
3. Evaluate high-risk women for complications as necessary throughout pregnancy into the third trimester and whether to perform antenatal screening using serum markers and ultrasound.
4. Evaluate current scientific literature on obstetric care, for relevant practice application.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Tim Brown Pharm D
Event: #CME204
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Tim Brown, Pharm D
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate the availability, efficacy, and utility of pharmacogenomics testing.
2. Develop plans to incorporate appropriate pharmacogenomics testing, as indicated by FDA drug labels.
3. Counsel patients regarding legal or ethical issues associated with pharmacogenetic testing.Evaluate barriers to routine use of pharmacogenetics in a clinical setting
4. Evaluate barriers to routine use of pharmacogenetics in a clinical setting..
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Reproductive - Male, Type: CME, Faculty: Charles Carter MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME304
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Charles Carter, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Counsel patients, using shared decision-making resources, regarding the risks and benefits of prostate cancer screening.
2. Counsel patient with diagnosed localized prostate cancer about the risks and benefits of their treatments options, using a standardized clinical decision aid.
3. Collaborate with other health providers (e.g. urologists and oncologists) to construct a coordinated referral process for men requiring prostate cancer treatment.
4. Develop a care plan to provide follow-up surveillance of the patient after treatment for prostate cancer. 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Ronni Hayon MD
Event: #CME191
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ronni Hayon, MD
Location: 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss solutions for overcoming barriers to providing appropriate and compassionate care to transgender adults.

Associated Session: - Providing Appropriate and Compassionate Care to Transgender Adults
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Kathleen Rowland MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME160
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Kathleen Rowland, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate children presenting with febrile seizure in accordance to current AAP guidelines.
2. Develop individualized treatment plans for adult patients with an unprovoked first seizure, in accordance with current AAN/AES guidelines.
3. Establish protocols to routinely screen cognition, mood, and behavior in patients with new-onset epilepsy.
4. Establish protocols to coordinate care of referred patients.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Ernest Carter MD, PhD
Event: #CME254
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ernest Carter, MD, PhD
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Define the essential elements of telemedicine and how they translate to primary care practice.
2. Apply telemedicine to primary care practice, resulting in a virtual practice.
3. Understand how to integrate virtual practice into current practice model with an eye to the future. 
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Deepak Patel MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Event: #CME142
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Deepak Patel, MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of concussion, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines: The Headaches and Confusions of Concussions
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Psychogenic, Type: CME, Faculty: Ramin Poursani MD
Event: #CME276
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ramin Poursani, MD; Elliot Lopez, PhD; Inez Cruz, PhD, MSW
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Develop a process to reassure and support a patient experiencing a crisis, with emphasis on evaluating the crisis severity, screening for depression and assessing the patient’s status.
2. Develop a collaborative action plan that ensures the safety of the patient and others.
3. Establish follow-up protocols with patients who have experienced a crisis.
4. Identify local community, regional, and national resources for patients experiencing a crisis situation.
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Oralia Bazaldua Pharm D
Event: #CME173
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Oralia Bazaldua, Pharm D
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Use evidence-based criteria to evaluate for potentially adverse drug events, among patients receiving multiple medications.
2. Disseminate best practices in safety strategies to decrease ADEs from high priority medications in primary care.
3. Describe the different roles of different healthcare professions in managing patients' medications safely and effectively.
4. Discuss the potential for misunderstandings and knowledge gaps between different professions, and the importance of continuing dialogue across the healthcare team.
5. Identify system, team, and individual strategies for reducing the frequency of adverse drug events.
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Irene Hamrick MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME177
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Irene Hamrick, MD, FAAFP
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Develop and implement a practice specific clinical screening needed for geriatric patients
2. Review tools such as the Lawton Instrumental ADL Scale to assess geriatric patients' activities of daily living
3. Review current USPSTF recommendations for screening of geriatrics.
4. Discuss the importance of functional assessment, and describe it in terms of activities of daily living (ADL) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL).
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Special Sensory, Type: CME, Faculty: David Walsworth MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME323
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Walsworth, MD, FAAFP
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Determine how to implement current screening recommendations for glaucoma in their practice.
2. Determine when diagnostic findings indicate that patients should be referred to an ophthalmologist or optometrist for evaluation for glaucoma.
3. Monitor patients receiving medical treatment for open angle glaucoma for side effects and conditions that may affect treatment.
4. Initiate therapy to lower intraocular pressure in patients with acute angle-closure glaucoma until they can be seen by an ophthalmologist.
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Nephrologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Charles Carter MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME136
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Charles Carter, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Assess underlying conditions (including infections, kidney diseases and prostate enlargement in men) in patients with hematuria by taking a complete history and physical examination.
2. Perform appropriate urinalysis, using urine dipstick test or urinalysis microscopic exam, to determine the degree of severity of hematuria.
3. Interpret urinalysis results and establish a coordinated care plan for referral and follow-up to an urologist.
4. Counsel patients on modifying preventable factors for hematuria.
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: William Manard MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME232
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: William Manard, MD, FAAFP
Location: 205
Learning Objectives:
1. Determine feasible opportunities to utilize and optimize existing technology to enhance access, patient self-management, quality and coordination of care, etc.
2. Identify new technologies on the horizon that may resolve current challenges in delivering quality, cost effective care.
3. Evaluate existing workflows to determine practice ability to optimize new and existing technologies.
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Betsy Nicoletti MS, CPC
Event: #CME240
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Betsy Nicoletti, MS, CPC
Location: 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss strategies to optimize patient care, as it relates to optimized coding and billing practices.

Associated Session: - Moneyball CPT Coding Analysis
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Paul Simmons MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME157
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Paul Simmons, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Perform evidence-based differential diagnosis to differentiate peripheral neuropathy from other conditions with similar symptoms.
2. Counsel patients on how to make healthy behavior changes, including adopting a healthy diet, engaging in regular exercising, limiting heavy alcohol consumption and avoiding exposure to toxic substances. .
3. Develop an evidence-based treatment plan, including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic options, for patients with neuropathic pain.
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME
Event: #CME209
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: The HUB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify clinical issues seen in family medicine.
2. Demonstrate the roles students and residents have in diagnosing and managing clinical problems.
3. Assess treatment options based on case studies.
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: John Bernot MD
Event: #CME246
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: John Bernot, MD
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize the utility of quality measurement and predict the impact of future quality measurement programs on their practice
2. Explain the process of how a measure becomes part of an initiative or program and identify benefits and challenges to their practices as a result of these procedures.
3. Identify mechanisms for physician involvement in the development / endorsement process in order to have a larger voice in the performance measurement field.
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME
Event: #CME257
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify trends in employment contracts and compensation models for family physicians as payment moves from volume to value.
2. Determine if overall employment packages are current and competitive. 
3. Have meaningful conversations with current or potential employers around value-based payment and changes to compensation packages. 
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Nephrologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Edward Shahady MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME131
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Edward Shahady, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Refine evaluation skills to more effectively screen for the presence of chronic kidney disease.
2. Construct an appropriate treatment plan for a patient with chronic kidney disease that also considers the potential for comorbidities, including tailoring the treatment regimen for the individual, follow-up monitoring, and making an appropriate referral.
3. Address the impact of patient misconceptions of their risk for cardiovascular disease, medication non-compliance, and negative lifestyle factors as barriers to appropriate care of chronic kidney disease patients and devise an action plan to correct these issues.

Associated Session: -Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease: PBL
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Oralia Bazaldua Pharm D
Event: #CME174
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Oralia Bazaldua, Pharm D
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Use evidence-based criteria to evaluate for potentially adverse drug events, among patients receiving multiple medications.
2. Disseminate best practices in safety strategies to decrease ADEs from high priority medications in primary care.
3. Describe the different roles of different healthcare professions in managing patients' medications safely and effectively.
4. Discuss the potential for misunderstandings and knowledge gaps between different professions, and the importance of continuing dialogue across the healthcare team.
5. Identify system, team, and individual strategies for reducing the frequency of adverse drug events.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Gastrointestinal, Type: CME, Faculty: Joel Heidelbaugh MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME056
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Joel Heidelbaugh, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Apply evidence-based diagnostic criteria to evaluate patients presenting with recurrent or episodic abdominal pain for IBS.
2. Establish referral and follow-up protocol with a gastroenterologist for patients exhibiting red flags for other which endoscopic evaluation should be considered.
3. Develop treatment plans that involve positive patient-physician communication, shared decision making, and follow-up strategies that result in symptom relief and improved quality of life.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Nephrologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Michael Braun DO, FAAFP
Event: #CME133
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Michael Braun, DO, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the underlying etiology of hypercalcemia and select the appropriate treatment.
2. Identify and treat the underlying etiology of hyponatremia and prescribe appropriate treatment for hyponatremia based on symptoms, degree, and presence of any hypotension.
3. Differentiate the etiology of hypernatremia and prescribe appropriate treatment with caution due the dangers of rapid correction.
4. Identify the underlying etiology of hyper- and hypokalemia and select appropriate treatment.

Associated Session: - Fluid and Electrolyte Abnormalities and Disorders: Ask the Expert
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Terry Mills MD, MMM, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME226
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Terry Mills, MD, MMM, CPE, FAAFP
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify why reducing total cost of care matters.
2. Understand how improving primary care access can impact cost of care metrics.
3. Evaluate current barriers to access and opportunities for improvement.

Associated Sessions:
-MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models
- MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
- Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
- What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models
- Your Prescription for MIPS
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Betsy Nicoletti MS, CPC
Event: #CME239
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Betsy Nicoletti, MS, CPC
Location: 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Explain the latest updates to billing and coding procedures.
2. Identify techniques to improve coding and billing practices.
3. Determine areas of opportunity for maximizing revenue.

Associated Session: - Moneyball CPT Coding Analysis: Ask the Expert
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Paul Simmons MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME158
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Paul Simmons, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Perform evidence-based differential diagnosis to differentiate peripheral neuropathy from other conditions with similar symptoms.
2. Counsel patients on how to make healthy behavior changes, including adopting a healthy diet, engaging in regular exercising, limiting heavy alcohol consumption and avoiding exposure to toxic substances.
3. Develop an evidence-based treatment plan, including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic options, for patients with neuropathic pain.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: William Sonnenberg MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME316
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: William Sonnenberg, MD, FAAFP
Location: 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Monitor the health of patients who have weakened immune systems to mitigate risk factors that increase their risks of developing pneumonia.
2. Prescribe appropriate empiric therapy for CAP based on suspected pathogen and local susceptibility patterns.
3. Identify risk factors for multidrug-pathogens in patients who have HAP, HCAP or VAP.
4. Prescribe appropriate antibiotic therapy for HAP, HCAP or VAP based on risk factors for multidrug-resistant pathogens, predominant pathogens in the clinical setting and local susceptibility patterns.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: John Beasley MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME261
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: John Beasley, MD, FAAFP
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the complexities of Primary Care practice.
2. Explain how HIT Implementation helps and hinders clinical work.
3. Work individually and within their organizations to move to more optimal use of HIT to improve outcomes for patients and clinicians alike.

Associated Session: - Toward the Optimal Use of Health Information Technology: Ask the Expert
01:30 PM - 03:45 PM
Topic: Cardiovascular, Type: CME, Faculty: Craig Barstow MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME015
CME Credit: 2.25
Fee: None
Speakers: Craig Barstow, MD, FAAFP
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of arrhythmias/dysrhythmias within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: -Arrhythmias and Dysrhythmias
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Topic: Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: Douglas Maurer DO, MPH, FAAFP
Event: #CME313
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Douglas Maurer, DO, MPH, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate patients who are current or former smokers, and those who develop frequent viral infections, for symptoms that may indicate COPD or related conditions.
2. Interpret and validate results in symptomatic patients.
3. Prepare treatment plans that include a combination approach to therapy for patients who have COPD.
4. Counsel patients who have COPD on the importance of quitting smoking and receiving annual vaccinations for influenza and pneumonia.

Associated Session: - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Ask the Expert
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Topic: Special Sensory, Type: CME, Faculty: Daniel Freed MD
Event: #CME320
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Daniel Freed, MD
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Screen diabetic patients for ocular complications according to evidence-based clinical guidelines.
2. Identify symptoms associated with common retinal disorders.
3. Reduce the risk or slow the progression of diabetic retinopathy through optimized glycemic and blood pressure control.
4. Manage referral of diabetic patients with suspected retinopathy to an ophthalmologist who is knowledgeable and experienced in the management and treatment of diabetic retinopathy.
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Irene Hamrick MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME178
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Irene Hamrick, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Develop and implement a practice specific clinical screening needed for geriatric patients
2. Review tools such as the Lawton Instrumental ADL Scale to assess geriatric patients' activities of daily living
3. Review current USPSTF recommendations for screening of geriatrics.
4. Discuss the importance of functional assessment, and describe it in terms of activities of daily living (ADL) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL).
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Tim Brown Pharm D
Event: #CME205
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Tim Brown, Pharm D
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate the availability, efficacy, and utility of pharmacogenomics testing.
2. Develop plans to incorporate appropriate pharmacogenomics testing, as indicated by FDA drug labels.
3. Counsel patients regarding legal or ethical issues associated with pharmacogenetic testing.Evaluate barriers to routine use of pharmacogenetics in a clinical setting
4. Evaluate barriers to routine use of pharmacogenetics in a clinical setting.
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Topic: Patient-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Ronni Hayon MD
Event: #CME190
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ronni Hayon, MD
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Use proper terminology/language commonly used in discussions of gender and gender identity
2. Implement practice changes that will improve your ability to provide culturally competent care to the transgender patient
3. Evaluate patients for and provide appropriate hormone therapy to transgender patients per current guidelines.

Associated Session: - Providing Appropriate and Compassionate Care to Transgender Adults: Ask the Expert
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Ernest Carter MD, PhD
Event: #CME255
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ernest Carter, MD, PhD
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Define the essential elements of telemedicine and how they translate to primary care practice.
2. Apply telemedicine to primary care practice, resulting in a virtual practice.
3. Understand how to integrate virtual practice into current practice model with an eye to the future.

02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: John Beasley MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME262
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: John Beasley, MD, FAAFP
Location: 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss strategies to optimize patient care, using effective health information technology strategies.

Associated Session: - Toward the Optimal Use of Health Information Technology
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: David Weismiller MD, ScM, FAAFP
Event: #CME217
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Become familiar with recent U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updates to key clinical preventive services.
2. Know where and how to obtain further details about the recommendations and underlying scientific evidence.
3. Develop strategies for systematically integrating current USPSTF recommendations into practice.

Associated Session: - U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Update: Ask the Expert
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Nephrologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Edward Shahady MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME129
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Edward Shahady, MD, FAAFP
Location: 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease (CKD/ERD) sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of patients with CKD/ERD, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient outcomes.

Associated Session: -Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease: Screening, Monitoring and Appropriate Treatment By the Family Physician
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: Douglas Maurer DO, MPH, FAAFP
Event: #CME314
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Douglas Maurer, DO, MPH, FAAFP
Location: 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss solutions for overcoming barriers to providing optimal management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Associated Session: - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Breathless Update
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Psychogenic, Type: CME, Faculty: Ramin Poursani MD
Event: #CME277
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ramin Poursani, MD; Elliot Lopez, PhD; Inez Cruz, PhD, MSW
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 1
Learning Objectives:
1. Develop a process to reassure and support a patient experiencing a crisis, with emphasis on evaluating the crisis severity, screening for depression and assessing the patient’s status.
2. Develop a collaborative action plan that ensures the safety of the patient and others.
3. Establish follow-up protocols with patients who have experienced a crisis.
4. Identify local community, regional, and national resources for patients experiencing a crisis situation.
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Population-Based Care, Type: CME, Faculty: Douglas Martin MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME201
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Douglas Martin, MD, FAAFP
Location: 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Determine ones role in the evaluation, whether as a treating physician, new consultant, second opinion, or independent medical examiner.
2. Classify the severity of the patient's condition based on a combination of complaints (subjective), physical findings (subjective and objective) and laboratory data (objective), where appropriate.
3. Use available guidelines (e.g. Department of Veterans Affairs, the American Medical Association, the Social Security Administration, and state workers' compensation boards) to assess the impact of impairment on affected organ systems, measured as loss of function.
4. Generate a comprehensive physician’s report, including a summary of reviewed medical records, the detailed medical assessment performed, a summary of questions being addressed, and the degree of impairment from the identified condition that references the impairment scheme used.
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Special Sensory, Type: CME, Faculty: David Walsworth MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME324
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: David Walsworth, MD, FAAFP
Location: 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Determine how to implement current screening recommendations for glaucoma in their practice.
2. Determine when diagnostic findings indicate that patients should be referred to an ophthalmologist or optometrist for evaluation for glaucoma.
3. Monitor patients receiving medical treatment for open angle glaucoma for side effects and conditions that may affect treatment.
4. Initiate therapy to lower intraocular pressure in patients with acute angle-closure glaucoma until they can be seen by an ophthalmologist.
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Leisa Bailey MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME230
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Leisa Bailey, MD, FAAFP
Location: 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Review basic elements of AWV, TCM, and CCM.
2. Assess financial and quality implications in these services.
3. Recognize the importance of each service in relation to value-based payment.
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Gastrointestinal, Type: CME, Faculty: Kurt Cook MD
Event: #CME062
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Kurt Cook, MD
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 2
Learning Objectives:
1. Follow current AAFP immunization schedules and preventive service recommendations for prevention of hepatitis infection.
2. Identify high-risk patients who should be screened for a hepatitis infection, and considered for hepatitis vaccination.
3. Counsel adult patients, and parents of children and adolescents, using available patient education resources and motivational interviewing about vaccine safety and efficacy.
4. Order appropriate laboratory and/or diagnostic tests to confirm diagnosis. Construct an appropriate treatment plan for an adult patient with a confirmed diagnosis, taking into account tailoring of the treatment regimen for the individual, patient-specific barriers to treatment, follow-up monitoring, and making an appropriate referral.
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Reproductive - Male, Type: CME, Faculty: Charles Carter MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME305
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Charles Carter, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom 3
Learning Objectives:
1. Counsel patients, using shared decision-making resources, regarding the risks and benefits of prostate cancer screening.
2. Counsel patient with diagnosed localized prostate cancer about the risks and benefits of their treatments options, using a standardized clinical decision aid.
3. Collaborate with other health providers (e.g. urologists and oncologists) to construct a coordinated referral process for men requiring prostate cancer treatment.
4. Develop a care plan to provide follow-up surveillance of the patient after treatment for prostate cancer. 
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Reproductive - Female, Type: CME, Faculty: Edward Mayeaux MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME299
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Edward Mayeaux, MD, FAAFP
Location: 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Provide counseling and patient education resources for female patients to maximize HPV prevention, including HPV vaccination safety and efficacy.
2. Institute systems strategies that optimize the evaluation of suspicious lesions of the vulva for cancer.
3. Order appropriate laboratory and diagnostic tests to determine a diagnosis of vulvar cancer.
4. Develop collaborative care plans for treatment, as indicated by staging, coordinating care and follow-up as necessary.