FMX Searchable Schedule

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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.
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.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
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 C3
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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
Associated Session: -Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: PBL
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: Room 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.

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

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
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: Room 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
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; Natalia Loskutova, MD, PhD
Location: Room 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 
Thursday, September 14, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Jennifer Wipperman MD, MPH
Event: #CME149
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jennifer Wipperman, MD, MPH
Location: Room 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.

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

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
Associated Session: -Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: PBL
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: Room 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
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; Natalia Loskutova, MD, PhD
Location: Room 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, MPH
Event: #CME150
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jennifer Wipperman, MD, MPH
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom C2
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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
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 C3
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
Friday, September 15, 2017
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: Room 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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
Associated Session: -Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines: PBL
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: Room 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
Saturday, September 16, 2017
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: Room 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: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Deepak Patel MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Event: #CME144
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Deepak Patel, MD, FACSM, FAAFP
Location: Room 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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
Associated Session: -Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines: PBL
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: Room 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.
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: Room 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: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Suraj Achar MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME157
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Suraj Achar, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 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: Neurologic, Type: CME, Faculty: Suraj Achar MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME158
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Suraj Achar, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 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.