Wednesday, October 24 - Saturday, October 27, 2018 | Phoenix, AZ
Neurology and Behavioral Health for the Family Physician Live Course
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Maximize patient care through the delivery of evidence-based guidelines, recommendations, and resources with regard to the evaluation, treatment and management of patients who present with neurological or behavioral health conditions.
Attend Neurology and Behavioral Health for the Family Physician
Wednesday, October 24 - Saturday, October 27, 2018
Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE THROUGH
September 22, 2018.
Early Bird $795
Early Bird $745
Student or Resident
Early Bird $545
Early Bird $795
Early Bird $1,095
Earning CME Credit
Approved for up to 26 AAFP Prescribed credits - 20 for attending the course and another 6 for participating in optional sessions (additional fees and registration apply). View all statements and agreements »
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Develop evidence-based, primary care strategies for common neurological conditions in the care of their patients, including: Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, neuropathic pain, movement disorders, concussions, seizures, sleep disorders, and more.
- Prepare effective plans to diagnose, treat, and manage common behavioral health conditions seen in primary care, including: depression and anxiety disorders, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, eating disorders, PTSD, substance abuse, and more.
- Educate and counsel patients on behavior modification strategies to reduce risks of complications, and improve outcomes related to their neurological and/or behavioral health.
- Provide effective care coordination when specialist referral is required.
- Utilize strategies to help patients overcome barriers to change in relation to disease management, including cultural competency, literacy skills and access to services or care.
Download the complete schedule(4 page PDF), which includes session times, topics, and faculty.
|Wednesday, October 24, 2018|
|Wednesday, October 24, 2018 : 6:30 - 7:30 a.m.||Registration/Hot Breakfast Provided|
|Wednesday, October 24, 2018 : 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Wednesday, October 24, 2018 : 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.||Lunch on Your Own|
|Wednesday, October 24, 2018 : 1:30 - 5:30 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Thursday, October 25, 2018|
|Thursday, October 25, 2018: 7:00 - 7:40 a.m.||Hot Breakfast Provided|
|Thursday, October 25, 2018: 7:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Thursday, October 25, 2018: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.||Lunch on Your Own|
|Thursday, October 25, 2018: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.||Optional Sessions*|
|Friday, October 26, 2018|
|Friday, October 26, 2018: 7:00 - 7:40 a.m.||Hot Breakfast Provided|
|Friday, October 26, 2018: 7:40 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Friday, October 26, 2018: 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.||Lunch on Your Own|
|Friday, October 26, 2018: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.||Optional Sessions*|
|Saturday, October 27, 2018|
|Saturday, October 27, 2018 : 7:00 - 7:40 a.m.||Hot Breakfast Provided|
|Saturday, October 27, 2018 : 7:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Saturday, October 27, 2018 : 12:00 p.m.||Course Adjourn|
*Separate registration and fee required.
Note: Times are subject to change.
- ADHD (Child & Adult)
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Bipolar Disorders
- Dementia & Delirium
- Depression Screening & Management
- Dizziness & Vertigo
- Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
- Gait Disorders
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Neuropathic Pain
- Opioid Abuse Identification & Treatment
- Parkinson’s Update
- Peripheral Nerve Entrapment
- Psychological Evaluation & Mental Status Examination
- Seizure Disorders in Children & Adults
- Sleep Disorders: Insomnia
- Substance Abuse
- Trauma Informed Care
How to Add Optional Sessions
Separate registration and fee required to attend an optional session. Seats are limited and are only available to course registrants. Select a session during online registration.
Already registered for the course? You may now edit your registration online to add a optional session. Register now »
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
(#101) Thursday, October 25, 2018, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. or
(#104) Friday, October 26, 2018, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
- Explain the components, and format options for the delivery of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in practice
- Plan to implement CBT principles into practice.
- Explain essential documentation required to ensure adequate reimbursement for CBT.
- Demonstrate CBT counseling techniques through role play.
Injections for Peripheral Nerve Entrapment
(#102) Thursday, October 25, 2018, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. or
(#105) Friday, October 26, 2018, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
- Discuss the diagnostic and therapeutic rationale for the injections being performed.
- Explain the risks and benefits of corticosteroid injections for peripheral nerve entrapment.
- Describe appropriate equipment/supplies for performing corticosteroid injections.
- Using models, perform injections for peripheral nerve entrapment.
- Demonstrate evidence based techniques recommended for peripheral nerve entrapment injections.
(#103) Thursday, October 25, 2018, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. or
(#106) Friday, October 26, 2018, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
- Explain the principles of mindful practice.
- Identify ways the mindfulness based interventions may help both self-wellbeing, and improve patient outcomes.
- Determine ways to incorporate mindfulness within your own practice.
- Practice contemplative exercises including self-awareness and reflective questioning.
Robin K. Blitz, MD, Course Chair, Senior Medical Director, Special Needs Initiative, United Healthcare and Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Child Health, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, Arizona
Janice Knoefel, MD, MPH, Course Chair, Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Tim Brown, PharmD, BCACP, FASHP, Director of Clinical Pharmacotherapy in Family Medicine, Center for Family Medicine at Akron General Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation Affiliate, Akron, Ohio
Sheri S. Dollin, M.Ed, Educational Consultant and Mindfulness Trainer, Scottsdale, Arizona
Scott A. Fields, Ph.D., Professor; Director of Behavioral Science, West Virginia University School of Medicine – Charleston Division: Department of Family Medicine, Charleston, West Virginia
Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, Director of Sports Medicine, Rush-Copley Family Medicine Residency, Aurora IL; Assistant Professor, Rush Medical College, Chicago IL; Medical Director, Rush-Copley Sports Medicine, Aurora IL; Family Medicine and Sports Medicine, Yorkville Primary Care, Yorkville IL
Kathleen Rowland, MD, MS, FAAFP, Rush-Copley Family Medicine Residency; Assistant Professor, Rush University
Ahsan A. Naseem, MD, Medical Director Bryan Heartland Psychiatry, Bryan Physician Network, Lincoln, Nebraska
Adam J. Sorscher, MD, Associate Professor Community and Family Medicine, The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire; Medical Director, The Sleep Health Center, Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, New Hampshire
Marcie J. Goeden, MD, Pediatric Neurologist, Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri
Laurence J. Robbins, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado
Registration includes online access to the syllabus and other on-site resources one week before the course. A hard copy of the syllabus may be purchased for $60 when registering for the course. A limited number of syllabuses will be available for purchase on site. Additional information will be provided by email after you register.
The following hotel is available for accommodations during this course. Contact the hotel to make arrangements for your stay.
Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel(aws.passkey.com)
100 N 1st Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: (800) 309-8138
Rate: $199 Single/Double Occupancy
+ current tax rate
Accommodation Cutoff -- September 22, 2018
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 September 22, 2018, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
- Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel guarantees reservation by credit card. Credit cards will not be charged prior to the scheduled arrival date.
- Reservations may be cancelled up to 24 hours prior to arrival without penalty.
- Complimentary basic wireless internet access in guest rooms.
- Valet-parking discounted from $30 to $20 overnight for drive-in and overnight guests.
This Live activity, Neurology and Behavioral Heatlh for the Family Physician, with a beginning date of October 24, 2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 26 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 26 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
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