FMX Searchable Schedule

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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.
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
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: 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
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
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 C2
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.
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: Room 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
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: 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
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 C3
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: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Anthony Beutler MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME126
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Anthony Beutler, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
Associated Session: -Upper & Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: PBL
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: Room 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 
Thursday, September 14, 2017
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: Room 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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
Associated Session: -Bursitis and Tendonitis: 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 C2
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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
Associated Session: -Upper & Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: PBL
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: Room 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 
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: Room 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: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Eddie Needham MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME099
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom C3
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: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Anthony Beutler MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME127
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Anthony Beutler, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom C2
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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
Associated Session: -Upper & Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: PBL
Friday, September 15, 2017
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: Room 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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
Associated Session: -Bursitis and Tendonitis: PBL
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: Room 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: Musculoskeletal, Type: CME, Faculty: Anthony Beutler MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME109
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Anthony Beutler, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom C3
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.


This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
Associated Session: -Upper & Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Exam Techniques: PBL
Saturday, September 16, 2017
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: Room 217CD
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.

This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Amgen.

Associated Session: -Fracture Management: PBL
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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: Room 217CD
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.

This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Amgen.

Associated Session: -Fracture Management: PBL
01:30 PM - 02:30 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: Room 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.

This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Amgen.

Associated Session: -Fracture Management: It's "Digital"! A Radiology Tour of Common Injuries.
02:45 PM - 03:45 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: Room 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.

This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Amgen.

Associated Session: -Fracture Management: It's "Digital"! A Radiology Tour of Common Injuries.