Wednesday, April 9 - Saturday, April 12, 2014 | Las Vegas, NV
Chronic Conditions Live Course
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Chronic illness has been called one of the greatest public health problems of the 21st century. Make sure you have the knowledge and resources you need to help diagnose, treat, manage, and prevent chronic disease in your patients.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Prepare effective plans to diagnose, treat, and manage chronic diseases in your patient population.
- Formulate strategies to educate and counsel patients on behavior modification of factors such as nutrition, physical activity, smoking, and alcohol use.
- Utilize strategies to help patients overcome barriers to change in relation to chronic diseases, including cultural competency, literacy, skills, and access to services or care.
- Implement tools to manage chronic care in practice and help patients control chronic illnesses, which may include practice transformation and/or quality improvement activities.
Earn CME Credit
Approved for up to 25.75 AAFP Prescribed credits; 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 credits.™
|EARLY BIRD FEE*||FEE|
|AAFP Member||EARLY BIRD FEE*: $895||FEE: $995|
|AAFP New Physician Member||EARLY BIRD FEE*: $820||FEE: $920|
|AAFP Student Resident Member||EARLY BIRD FEE*: $645||FEE: $745|
|Allied Health Professional||EARLY BIRD FEE*: $895||FEE: $995|
|Nonmember||EARLY BIRD FEE*: $1,195||FEE: $1,295|
*Early bird fee available for registrations completed on or before March 11, 2014.
Contact the hotel directly to make arrangements for your accommodations during this course.
Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel(resweb.passkey.com)
3801 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: (800) 634-4000
Group Code: SCI414
Rate: $109 Single/Double Occupancy + current tax rate
Accommodation Cutoff -- March 11, 2014
Note: A limited number of rooms at the discounted group rate are available for conference registrants on a first-come, first-served basis, and cannot be guaranteed by the AAFP.
About Hotel Reservations
- Reservations made after March 11, 2014, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
- Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel guarantees reservation with a deposit of one night's room plus tax. Credit cards will be charged the deposit at the time of making the reservation.
- Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 48 hours prior to arrival date.
- Alcohol Use / Prevention
- Alzheimer’s and Dementia
- Back Pain
- Bleeding and Clotting Disorders
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Care Coordination/Transition of Care Overview
- Chronic Abdominal Pain
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Chronic Headaches
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- Chronic Opioid Therapy
- Chronic Pain
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Diabetes – Next Steps
- Hearing Disorders
- HIV / AIDS
- Hyper & Hypothyroidism
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Mood Disorders, Depression and Bipolar Disorders
- Nutrition Supplements
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Smoking Cessation
- Viral Hepatitis
Note: Topics are subject to change.
Download the complete schedule(9 page PDF), which includes session times, topics, faculty, and learning objectives.
|Wednesday, April 9, 2014|
|Wednesday, April 9, 2014 : 7:30 - 8:00 a.m.||Registration / Breakfast Provided|
|Wednesday, April 9, 2014 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Wednesday, April 9, 2014 : 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.||Lunch on Your Own|
|Wednesday, April 9, 2014 : 1:30 - 5:15 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Thursday, April 10, 2014|
|Thursday, April 10, 2014: 7:30 - 8:00 a.m.||Breakfast Provided|
|Thursday, April 10, 2014: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Thursday, April 10, 2014: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.||Lunch on Your Own|
|Thursday, April 10, 2014: 1:30 - 5:15 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Friday, April 11, 2014|
|Friday, April 11, 2014: 7:30 - 8:00 a.m.||Breakfast Provided|
|Friday, April 11, 2014: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Friday, April 11, 2014: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.||Lunch on Your Own|
|Friday, April 11, 2014: 1:30 - 5:15 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Saturday, April 12, 2014|
|Saturday, April 12, 2014 : 7:30 - 8:00 a.m.||Breakfast Provided|
|Saturday, April 12, 2014 : 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Saturday, April 12, 2014 : 12:00 p.m.||Course Adjourns|
Note: Times are subject to change.
David T. Walsworth, MD, FAAFP, Course Chair, Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs and Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
B. Wayne Blount, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Medical Director at JenCare and Professor, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
Kate Martin, MD, MPH, FAAFP, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada
Kathleen Rowland, MD, MS, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Chicago, Department of Family Medicine, Director of Continuing Medical Education, Department of Family Medicine, Residency Core Faculty and Director of Inpatient Family Medicine, Family Medicine Residency, Associate Fellowship Director, Family Medicine Faculty Development Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago-Advocate Illinois at Chicago-Advocate Illinois Masonic, Physician, Chicago, Illinois
David M. Schneider, MD, FAAFP, Faculty Physician/Team Leader/Didactics Director/Procedures Director, Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency, Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine, UCSF, Santa Rosa, California
Registration includes online access to the syllabus one week before the course. A hard copy of the syllabus may be purchased for $60 when registering for the course. Additional information and instruction will be provided by email after you register.
This live activity, Chronic Conditions, with a beginning date of April 9, 2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 25.75 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this Live activity for a maximum of 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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April 9-12, 2014
Las Vegas, NV