Schedule

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Thursday, July 27, 2017
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Jonathan Schultz MD
Event: #350
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Jonathan Schultz, MD; Dwight Smith, MD, FAAFP; Brandon Chase, MD; Stewart Decker, MD; Robert Jackman, MD; Jacqueline Gerhart, MD, FAAFP; Stephanie Laudert, MD; Dennis Peterson, MD; Jason Yost, MD; Sean Robinson, MD; Catherine Ruth, MD; Andrew Pace, MD; Jonathan Spicher, MD; Wm Rodney, MD, FAAFP; Brett Magner, MD; Brian Shian, MD
Location: 2503
Learning Objectives:
Limit: 36 attendees per session
 
Learn the possibilities of using point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) within the normal day-to-day practice of family medicine.

•Gain hands-on skills to perform ultrasound-guided needle placement.
•Perform a basic musculoskeletal exam.
•Practice basic abdomen and heart ultrasound exams.
•Get enthusiastic about ways to incorporate POCUS into routine residency and clinical practice.
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Marshall Chambliss MD
Event: #305
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Marshall Chambliss, MD
Location: 2207
Learning Objectives:
This workshop will explore patient requests that may be inappropriate (e.g., requests that involve controlled substances, work excuses, or expensive tests) and how physicians can use the FAVER approach to respond: recognize Feelings about inappropriate requests; Analyze what feels uncomfortable about the request; View the patient in the best possible light using patient-centered communication; Explicitly state the position; and work to restore the patient-provider Relationship.

•Identify the reasons patient requests are inappropriate in certain situations.
•Consider why inappropriate requests generate negative feelings in physicians.
•Learn the use of the FAVER approach to effectively respond to inappropriate requests in order to minimize patient-provider conflict, provide good patient care, and enhance physician well-being. 
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Brian Bachelder MD, FAAFP
Event: #365
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Brian Bachelder, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2205
Learning Objectives:
Preoperative evaluation visits require family medicine skills, yet are so different from other types of patient care that they require special attention to the approach and organization of the visit.

•Learn an organizational scheme for preoperative evaluations.
•Learn recommendations for preoperative clearance patient care and the evidence behind these recommendations.
•Explore resources to use when performing preoperative clearance patient care.
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Patricia Chico MD
Event: #380
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Patricia Chico, MD; Martha Simmons, MD
Location: 2211
Learning Objectives:
The ability to provide evidence-based, patient-centered contraceptive services is essential for family physicians who seek to impact health care disparities resulting from unintended pregnancies.

•Apply the World Health Organization medical eligibility criteria (WHO MEC) risk categories to determine medical eligibility for contraceptive methods.
•Learn how to employ "Quick Start" to start birth control on the day of the office visit.
•Understand appropriate emergency contraception to provide for patients who present after unprotected intercourse.
•Learn how to counsel patients on the different intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants currently available.
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Jessica Servey MD, FAAFP
Event: #300
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Jessica Servey, MD, FAAFP; Courtney Halista, MD; Glynnis Knobloch, MD
Location: 2215B
Learning Objectives:
Dermatologic conditions are common in family medicine, so it is important for physicians to be comfortable with initial diagnosis and treatment.

•Understand, in dermatologic terms, what is visualized on examination.
•Compare and contrast similar-looking lesions to aid in diagnosis.
•List initial treatments for the top 10 ambulatory skin diagnoses in family medicine.
•Learn how to determine when a dermatology consult is needed.
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Reid Blackwelder MD, FAAFP
Event: #360
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Reid Blackwelder, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2215C
Learning Objectives:
Learn a practical approach to reading and interpreting an electrocardiogram (EKG) in clinical practice.

•Experience a practical and structured approach to reading any EKG.
•Reinforce this new knowledge through interactive repetition.
•Practice implementation of the technique with real examples.
•Learn a new clinical skill that will amaze peers, supervising residents, and attendings.
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Jeffrey Zlotnick MD, FAAFP
Event: #370
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Jeffrey Zlotnick, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2215A
Learning Objectives:
All family physicians should be familiar with sports-related injuries and health emergencies. This includes knowing the latest information about concussions and their effects on athletes. For family physicians who serve as team physicians, it is especially important to know what to expect when they are the “doctor on the sidelines” and to be fully prepared to treat injured or suddenly ill athletes.

•Identify injuries and health emergencies that are most likely to occur at sporting events.
•Learn how to organize a team of health care providers to cover athletes’ needs at sporting events, and list the equipment that should be readily available to prepare for various emergencies.
•Discuss the latest concussion diagnosis and treatment methods available, including testing mechanisms to determine when a student athlete can safely return to play.
•Define chronic traumatic encephalopathy and discuss what is currently known about it. 
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Networking
Event: #957
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: 2206
Learning Objectives:
This highly interactive forum gives you the opportunity to ask questions, share information and resources, and network with like-minded peers. Facilitators will lead discussions on topics such as the opportunities and relevant issues facing the LGBT community.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Douglas Kamerow MD, MPH, FAAFP
Event: #310
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Douglas Kamerow, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Location: 2209
Learning Objectives:
Though relatively new, e-cigarettes are growing in popularity and family physicians need to understand the impacts of their use.

•Understand the composition and effects of electronic nicotine delivery systems (e-cigarettes).
•Hear the latest update on e-cigarette regulations, including those of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
•Apply research on the harms and benefits of e-cigarette use for smoking cessation.
•Discuss the formulation of practice policies to recommend or not recommend e-cigarettes in differing circumstances. 
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Dwight Smith MD, FAAFP
Event: #351
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Dwight Smith, MD, FAAFP; Brandon Chase, MD; Stewart Decker, MD; Jacqueline Gerhart, MD, FAAFP; Robert Jackman, MD; Stephanie Laudert, MD; Brett Magner, MD; Dennis Peterson, MD; Sean Robinson, MD; Jason Yost, MD; Brian Shian, MD; Jonathan Schultz, MD; Catherine Ruth, MD; Andrew Pace, MD; Wm Rodney, MD, FAAFP; Jonathan Spicher, MD
Location: 2503
Learning Objectives:
Learn the possibilities of using point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) within the normal day-to-day practice of family medicine.

•Gain hands-on skills to perform ultrasound-guided needle placement.
•Perform a basic musculoskeletal exam.
•Practice basic abdomen and heart ultrasound exams.
•Get enthusiastic about ways to incorporate POCUS into routine residency and clinical practice.

Limit: 30 attendees per session
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Donald Woolever MD, FAAFP
Event: #320
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Donald Woolever, MD, FAAFP; Kara Callahan, MD; Jennifer Hanson, MD; Christina Lincoln, DO; Scott Lowman, DO; Susan Miller, MD; Justin Quinlan, DO
Location: 2215B
Learning Objectives:
Family physicians should have a basic understanding of the complementary and alternative medicine approaches to health that patients increasingly seek.

•Learn common modalities and conditions for which patients use integrative medicine.
•Identify basic herbal medicines, including the indications and risks of commonly used preparations.
•Understand concepts of osteopathic manipulation and acupuncture, and demonstrate the techniques.
•Delineate theories of mind/body health and evidence for its effect on maintaining health and well-being.
02:45 PM - 04:15 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Kevin Wang MD, FAAFP
Event: #375
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Kevin Wang, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2215C
Learning Objectives:
Trans* medicine training is often difficult to obtain in medical schools and residency programs. Gain cultural and medical competency in providing care to your local trans* community.

•Learn the history of the trans* community.
•Gain familiarity with trans* culture.
•Learn the basics of trans* medical care.
•Review primary care as it relates to the trans* community.
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Networking
Event: #955
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers:
Location: 2207
Learning Objectives:
Attend the member interest group (MIG) meeting for members interested in Point-of-Care Ultrasound. Learn more about the POCUS MIG and share your thoughts and ideas. Learn more about all AAFP member interest groups at www.aafp.org/mig.
Friday, July 28, 2017
07:00 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Dwight Smith MD, FAAFP
Event: #352
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Dwight Smith, MD, FAAFP; Brandon Chase, MD; Stewart Decker, MD; Jacqueline Gerhart, MD, FAAFP; Robert Jackman, MD; Stephanie Laudert, MD; Dennis Peterson, MD; Brett Magner, MD; Jason Yost, MD; Sean Robinson, MD; Jonathan Schultz, MD; Catherine Ruth, MD; Wm Rodney, MD, FAAFP; Andrew Pace, MD; Brian Shian, MD; Jonathan Spicher, MD
Location: 2503
Learning Objectives:
Learn the possibilities of using point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) within the normal day-to-day practice of family medicine.

•Gain hands-on skills to perform ultrasound-guided needle placement.
•Perform a basic musculoskeletal exam.
•Practice basic abdomen and heart ultrasound exams.
•Get enthusiastic about ways to incorporate POCUS into routine residency and clinical practice.
 
Limit: 30 attendees per session
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Douglas Kamerow MD, MPH, FAAFP
Event: #311
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Douglas Kamerow, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Location: 2209
Learning Objectives:
Though relatively new, e-cigarettes are growing in popularity and family physicians need to understand the impacts of their use.

•Understand the composition and effects of electronic nicotine delivery systems (e-cigarettes).
•Hear the latest update on e-cigarette regulations, including those of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
•Apply research on the harms and benefits of e-cigarette use for smoking cessation.
•Discuss the formulation of practice policies to recommend or not recommend e-cigarettes in differing circumstances. 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Abby Davids MD, MPH
Event: #315
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Abby Davids, MD, MPH; Margaret Mortimer, FNP
Location: 2211
Learning Objectives:
Primary care clinicians are uniquely suited to care for refugees and can apply many of their global health skills to serving this population at home.
 
•Review the global refugee crisis and refugee resettlement process briefly, with an emphasis on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) domestic screening guidelines.
•Discuss common primary care issues for individuals arriving with refugee status, including the care of infectious diseases, undifferentiated chronic diseases, and mental health concerns.
•Understand primary care’s critical role in taking care of individuals who arrive in the United States with refugee status.
•Work through cases that illustrate common issues in refugee care.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Jose David MD, FAAFP
Event: #340
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Jose David, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2205
Learning Objectives:
Since 2737 B.C., the use of marijuana has evolved from recreational to medicinal. Explore the evolution of the scientific evidence that has convinced 28 states to legalize medical marijuana and the consequences of having marijuana easily available in the community.

•Understand the evolution of the use of marijuana from recreational to medicinal.
•Describe available scientific evidence supporting the clinical use of marijuana.
•List the most common adverse effects of marijuana.
•Learn how to incorporate medical marijuana into the practice of medicine.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Jessica Servey MD, FAAFP
Event: #301
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Jessica Servey, MD, FAAFP; Courtney Halista, MD; Glynnis Knobloch, MD
Location: 2215B
Learning Objectives:
Dermatologic conditions are common in family medicine, so it is important for physicians to be comfortable with initial diagnosis and treatment.

•Understand, in dermatologic terms, what is visualized on examination.
•Compare and contrast similar-looking lesions to aid in diagnosis.
•List initial treatments for the top 10 ambulatory skin diagnoses in family medicine.
•Learn how to determine when a dermatology consult is needed.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Leonard Lamsen MD, FAAFP
Event: #325
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Leonard Lamsen, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2207
Learning Objectives:
Limit: 16 attendees per session
  
Medical students and family medicine residents should be familiar with point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) as this technology becomes more readily available to guide clinical decision making and diagnosis.

•Define POCUS and describe its uses.
•Learn basic knobology and scanning techniques to optimize image acquisition.
•Apply principles to perform the Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST).
•Review obtained images for quality assurance.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Dwight Smith MD, FAAFP
Event: #353
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Dwight Smith, MD, FAAFP; Brandon Chase, MD; Stewart Decker, MD; Jacqueline Gerhart, MD, FAAFP; Robert Jackman, MD; Stephanie Laudert, MD; Brett Magner, MD; Dennis Peterson, MD; Jonathan Schultz, MD; Andrew Pace, MD; Jonathan Spicher, MD; Jason Yost, MD; Wm Rodney, MD, FAAFP; Sean Robinson, MD; Brian Shian, MD; Catherine Ruth, MD
Location: 2503
Learning Objectives:
Learn the possibilities of using point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) within the normal day-to-day practice of family medicine.

•Gain hands-on skills to perform ultrasound-guided needle placement.
•Perform a basic musculoskeletal exam.
•Practice basic abdomen and heart ultrasound exams.
•Get enthusiastic about ways to incorporate POCUS into routine residency and clinical practice.
 
Limit: 30 attendees per session
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Jeffrey Zlotnick MD, FAAFP
Event: #371
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Jeffrey Zlotnick, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2215C
Learning Objectives:
All family physicians should be familiar with sports-related injuries and health emergencies. This includes knowing the latest information about concussions and their effects on athletes. For family physicians who serve as team physicians, it is especially important to know what to expect when they are the “doctor on the sidelines” and to be fully prepared to treat injured or suddenly ill athletes.

•Identify injuries and health emergencies that are most likely to occur at sporting events.
•Learn how to organize a team of health care providers to cover athletes’ needs at sporting events, and list the equipment that should be readily available to prepare for various emergencies.
•Discuss the latest concussion diagnosis and treatment methods available, including testing mechanisms to determine when a student athlete can safely return to play.
•Define chronic traumatic encephalopathy and discuss what is currently known about it. 
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Brian Bachelder MD, FAAFP
Event: #366
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Brian Bachelder, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2208
Learning Objectives:
Preoperative evaluation visits require family medicine skills, yet are so different from other types of patient care that they require special attention to the approach and organization of the visit.

•Learn an organizational scheme for preoperative evaluations.
•Learn recommendations for preoperative clearance patient care and the evidence behind these recommendations.
•Explore resources to use when performing preoperative clearance patient care.
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Leonard Lamsen MD, FAAFP
Event: #326
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Leonard Lamsen, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2207
Learning Objectives:
Limit: 16 attendees per session
 
Medical students and family medicine residents should be familiar with point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) as this technology becomes more readily available to guide clinical decision making and diagnosis.

•Define POCUS and describe its uses.
•Learn basic knobology and scanning techniques to optimize image acquisition.
•Apply principles to perform the Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST).
•Review obtained images for quality assurance.
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Timothy Munzing MD, FAAFP
Event: #345
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Timothy Munzing, MD, FAAFP; Kara Cummins, MD
Location: 2215C
Learning Objectives:
People are dying in record numbers from opioid overdoses. Many prescriptions are written by inexperienced and naïve physicians who are unprepared for this crisis. Learn about appropriate opioid and controlled substance prescriptions, appropriate monitoring of patients, and how to stay in good standing with law enforcement in your prescribing practices.

•Understand standards of care for controlled substance prescribing.
•Identify "red flags" for potential controlled substance abuse and diversion.
•Discuss physician drug monitoring programs that track patients who obtain controlled substances.
•Practice the calculation of morphine equivalent dosing.
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Reid Blackwelder MD, FAAFP
Event: #361
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Reid Blackwelder, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2210
Learning Objectives:
Learn a practical approach to reading and interpreting an electrocardiogram (EKG) in clinical practice.

•Experience a practical and structured approach to reading any EKG.
•Reinforce this new knowledge through interactive repetition.
•Practice implementation of the technique with real examples.
•Learn a new clinical skill that will amaze peers, supervising residents, and attendings.
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Donald Woolever MD, FAAFP
Event: #390
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Donald Woolever, MD, FAAFP; Kara Callahan, MD; Jennifer Hanson, MD; Christina Lincoln, DO; Scott Lowman, DO; Susan Miller, MD; Justin Quinlan, DO
Location: 2215B
Learning Objectives:
With more people engaging in adventure travel and outdoor activities, a solid understanding of outdoor health and wilderness medicine has become increasingly important.

•Delineate full assessment of the outdoor scene, including animal dangers, temperature extremes, and water and sanitation concerns.
•Identify a systematic approach to an initial medical survey and appropriate triage of a person injured in the wilderness.
•Describe common outdoor musculoskeletal injuries and list potential low-tech options for bandages, slings, and splints.
•Learn safety precautions that should be employed prior to an outing, and consider options for transport and evacuation.
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Dwight Smith MD, FAAFP
Event: #354
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Dwight Smith, MD, FAAFP; Brandon Chase, MD; Stewart Decker, MD; Robert Jackman, MD; Jacqueline Gerhart, MD, FAAFP; Stephanie Laudert, MD; Dennis Peterson, MD; Brett Magner, MD; Brian Shian, MD; Jonathan Schultz, MD; Jason Yost, MD; Sean Robinson, MD; Wm Rodney, MD, FAAFP; Andrew Pace, MD; Jonathan Spicher, MD; Catherine Ruth, MD
Location: 2503
Learning Objectives:
Learn the possibilities of using point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) within the normal day-to-day practice of family medicine.

•Gain hands-on skills to perform ultrasound-guided needle placement.
•Perform a basic musculoskeletal exam.
•Practice basic abdomen and heart ultrasound exams.
•Get enthusiastic about ways to incorporate POCUS into routine residency and clinical practice.
 
Limit: 30 attendees per session
 
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Marshall Chambliss MD
Event: #306
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Marshall Chambliss, MD
Location: 2215B
Learning Objectives:
This workshop will explore patient requests that may be inappropriate (e.g., requests that involve controlled substances, work excuses, or expensive tests) and how physicians can use the FAVER approach to respond: recognize Feelings about inappropriate requests; Analyze what feels uncomfortable about the request; View the patient in the best possible light using patient-centered communication; Explicitly state the position; and work to restore the patient-provider Relationship.

•Identify the reasons patient requests are inappropriate in certain situations.
•Consider why inappropriate requests generate negative feelings in physicians.
•Learn the use of the FAVER approach to effectively respond to inappropriate requests in order to minimize patient-provider conflict, provide good patient care, and enhance physician well-being. 
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Martha Simmons MD
Event: #381
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Martha Simmons, MD; Patricia Chico, MD
Location: 2211
Learning Objectives:
The ability to provide evidence-based, patient-centered contraceptive services is essential for family physicians who seek to impact health care disparities resulting from unintended pregnancies.

•Apply the World Health Organization medical eligibility criteria (WHO MEC) risk categories to determine medical eligibility for contraceptive methods.
•Learn how to employ "Quick Start" to start birth control on the day of the office visit.
•Understand appropriate emergency contraception to provide for patients who present after unprotected intercourse.
•Learn how to counsel patients on the different intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants currently available.
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Leonard Lamsen MD, FAAFP
Event: #327
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Leonard Lamsen, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2207
Learning Objectives:
Limit: 16 attendees per session
  
Medical students and family medicine residents should be familiar with point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) as this technology becomes more readily available to guide clinical decision making and diagnosis.
 
•Define POCUS and describe its uses.
•Learn basic knobology and scanning techniques to optimize image acquisition.
•Apply principles to perform the Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST).
•Review obtained images for quality assurance.
Saturday, July 29, 2017
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Donald Woolever MD, FAAFP
Event: #321
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Donald Woolever, MD, FAAFP; Kara Callahan, MD; Jennifer Hanson, MD; Christina Lincoln, DO; Scott Lowman, DO; Susan Miller, MD; Justin Quinlan, DO
Location: 2215B
Learning Objectives:
Family physicians should have a basic understanding of the complementary and alternative medicine approaches to health that patients increasingly seek.

•Learn common modalities and conditions for which patients use integrative medicine.
•Identify basic herbal medicines, including the indications and risks of commonly used preparations.
•Understand concepts of osteopathic manipulation and acupuncture, and demonstrate the techniques.
•Delineate theories of mind/body health and evidence for its effect on maintaining health and well-being.
08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Leonard Lamsen MD, FAAFP
Event: #328
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Leonard Lamsen, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2207
Learning Objectives:
Limit: 16 attendees per session 
 
Medical students and family medicine residents should be familiar with point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) as this technology becomes more readily available to guide clinical decision making and diagnosis.

•Define POCUS and describe its uses.
•Learn basic knobology and scanning techniques to optimize image acquisition.
•Apply principles to perform the Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST).
•Review obtained images for quality assurance.
08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Timothy Munzing MD, FAAFP
Event: #346
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Timothy Munzing, MD, FAAFP; Kara Cummins, MD
Location: 2215C
Learning Objectives:
People are dying in record numbers from opioid overdoses. Many prescriptions are written by inexperienced and naïve physicians who are unprepared for this crisis. Learn about appropriate opioid and controlled substance prescriptions, appropriate monitoring of patients, and how to stay in good standing with law enforcement in your prescribing practices.

•Understand standards of care for controlled substance prescribing.
•Identify "red flags" for potential controlled substance abuse and diversion.
•Discuss physician drug monitoring programs that track patients who obtain controlled substances.
•Practice the calculation of morphine equivalent dosing.
08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Dwight Smith MD, FAAFP
Event: #355
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Dwight Smith, MD, FAAFP; Brandon Chase, MD; Stewart Decker, MD; Jacqueline Gerhart, MD, FAAFP; Robert Jackman, MD; Stephanie Laudert, MD; Dennis Peterson, MD; Brett Magner, MD; Andrew Pace, MD; Jonathan Schultz, MD; Jason Yost, MD; Wm Rodney, MD, FAAFP; Brian Shian, MD; Jonathan Spicher, MD; Sean Robinson, MD; Catherine Ruth, MD
Location: 2503
Learning Objectives:
Learn the possibilities of using point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) within the normal day-to-day practice of family medicine.

•Gain hands-on skills to perform ultrasound-guided needle placement.
•Perform a basic musculoskeletal exam.
•Practice basic abdomen and heart ultrasound exams.
•Get enthusiastic about ways to incorporate POCUS into routine residency and clinical practice.
 
Limit: 30 attendees per session
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Abby Davids MD, MPH
Event: #316
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Abby Davids, MD, MPH; Margaret Mortimer, FNP
Location: 2211
Learning Objectives:
Primary care clinicians are uniquely suited to care for refugees and can apply many of their global health skills to serving this population at home.
 
•Review the global refugee crisis and refugee resettlement process briefly, with an emphasis on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) domestic screening guidelines.
•Discuss common primary care issues for individuals arriving with refugee status, including the care of infectious diseases, undifferentiated chronic diseases, and mental health concerns.
•Understand primary care’s critical role in taking care of individuals who arrive in the United States with refugee status.
•Work through cases that illustrate common issues in refugee care.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Jose David MD, FAAFP
Event: #341
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Jose David, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2209
Learning Objectives:
Since 2737 B.C., the use of marijuana has evolved from recreational to medicinal. Explore the evolution of the scientific evidence that has convinced 28 states to legalize medical marijuana and the consequences of having marijuana easily available in the community.

•Understand the evolution of the use of marijuana from recreational to medicinal.
•Describe available scientific evidence supporting the clinical use of marijuana.
•List the most common adverse effects of marijuana.
•Learn how to incorporate medical marijuana into the practice of medicine.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Dwight Smith MD, FAAFP
Event: #356
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Dwight Smith, MD, FAAFP; Brandon Chase, MD; Stewart Decker, MD; Robert Jackman, MD; Jacqueline Gerhart, MD, FAAFP; Stephanie Laudert, MD; Brett Magner, MD; Dennis Peterson, MD; Jason Yost, MD; Catherine Ruth, MD; Brian Shian, MD; Andrew Pace, MD; Wm Rodney, MD, FAAFP; Sean Robinson, MD; Jonathan Spicher, MD
Location: 2503
Learning Objectives:
Learn the possibilities of using point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) within the normal day-to-day practice of family medicine.

•Gain hands-on skills to perform ultrasound-guided needle placement.
•Perform a basic musculoskeletal exam.
•Practice basic abdomen and heart ultrasound exams.
•Get enthusiastic about ways to incorporate POCUS into routine residency and clinical practice.
 
Limit: 30 attendees per session
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Kevin Wang MD, FAAFP
Event: #376
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Kevin Wang, MD, FAAFP
Location: 2215C
Learning Objectives:
Trans* medicine training is often difficult to obtain in medical schools and residency programs. Gain cultural and medical competency in providing care to your local trans* community.

•Learn the history of the trans* community.
•Gain familiarity with trans* culture.
•Learn the basics of trans* medical care.
•Review primary care as it relates to the trans* community.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Workshop, Faculty: Donald Woolever MD, FAAFP
Event: #391
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Donald Woolever, MD, FAAFP; Kara Callahan, MD; Jennifer Hanson, MD; Christina Lincoln, DO; Scott Lowman, DO; Susan Miller, MD; Justin Quinlan, DO
Location: 2215B
Learning Objectives:
With more people engaging in adventure travel and outdoor activities, a solid understanding of outdoor health and wilderness medicine has become increasingly important.

•Delineate full assessment of the outdoor scene, including animal dangers, temperature extremes, and water and sanitation concerns.
•Identify a systematic approach to an initial medical survey and appropriate triage of a person injured in the wilderness.
•Describe common outdoor musculoskeletal injuries and list potential low-tech options for bandages, slings, and splints.
•Learn safety precautions that should be employed prior to an outing, and consider options for transport and evacuation.
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic: Clinical Skills, Type: Special Event, Faculty: Steven Brown MD, FAAFP
Event: #152
CME Credit: None
Fee: None
Speakers: Steven Brown, MD, FAAFP
Location: 3501
Learning Objectives:
American Family Physician will highlight their favorite take-home messages in this “Special Edition” podcast all in a spirited and engaging way, featuring music, an interactive challenge, audience engagement and a special family medicine VIP guest who will answer audience questions.

American Family Physician, one of the top journals in primary care, publishes evidence-based clinical review articles that keep family physicians current with diagnosis and management for a full-spectrum family medicine practice.  The AFP Podcast debuted in 2015 and is regularly in the top 10 medical podcasts with 25,000 downloads per month.

For more information on the AFP Podcast see www.aafp.org/afppodcast<http://www.aafp.org/afppodcast> or twitter @AFPPodcast

Hosts:  Steve R. Brown, MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine—Phoenix Family Medicine Residency; Brett Daily, MD, Kalina Ehrenreich-Piot, DO, Ryan Evans, MD, Justin Jenkins, DO, and Evan Werk, MD