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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: Room 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: Room 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 C2
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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
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 C1
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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
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: Room 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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Lynn Barr
Event: #CME247
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Lynn Barr,
Location: Room 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: Room 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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
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 C3
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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
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: Room 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: Room 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: Room 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 C3
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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
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 C2
Learning Objectives:
1. Assess 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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
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 C1
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: Room 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: Room 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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
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: Room 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 C1
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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
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; Julie Johnston, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 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 C3
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: Room 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: Room 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the need for opioid risk management.
2. Outline a structured approach to risk managing opioids.
3. Outline an approach to addressing opioid-related aberrancies.
4. Outline an approach to documenting opioid risk management.
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 C2
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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Kathryn Curtis
Event: #CME227
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Kathryn Curtis,
Location: Room 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: Room 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: Room 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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
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 C3
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: Room 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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
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; Debbie Zeldow, MBA
Location: Room 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 MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME325
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Mark Deutchman MD, MD, FAAFP; Karlynn Sievers, MD
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom C1
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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
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: Room 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 C2
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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
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: #933
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: Room 207
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.