FMX Searchable Schedule

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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.

Thursday, September 14, 2017
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: Room 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.

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: Room 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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
Associated Session: -Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease: PBL
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: Room 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.
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: Room 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
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: Room 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.
Saturday, September 16, 2017
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: Room 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 C1
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.

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

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
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 C2
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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
Associated Session: -Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease: PBL
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: Room 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
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: Room 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