FMX Searchable Schedule

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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.
Friday, September 15, 2017
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: Room 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.

This educational activity is supported by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
Associated Session: -Asthma in Adults: PBL
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 C2
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.

This educational activity is supported by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
Associated Session: -Asthma in Adults: PBL
Saturday, September 16, 2017
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: Douglas Maurer DO, MPH, FAAFP
Event: #CME308
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Douglas Maurer, DO, MPH, FAAFP
Location: Room 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.

This educational activity is supported by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

Associated Session: -Asthma in Adults: A Breathless Update
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: Room 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.

This educational activity is supported by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

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: Room 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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: William Sonnenberg MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME310
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: William Sonnenberg, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom C2
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.

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

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
Associated Session: - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Ask the Expert
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: William Sonnenberg MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME315
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: William Sonnenberg, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 214CD
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: Respiratory, Type: CME, Faculty: William Sonnenberg MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME316
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: William Sonnenberg, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 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.
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 C2
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.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
Associated Session: - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Ask the Expert
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: Room 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