Inaugural Event: Updates in Primary Care, Women's Health and Behavioral Medicine

Available In-Person or Live Stream

Join us for the inaugural Primary Care +: Updates in Primary Care, Women's Health and Behavioral Medicine, November 9-12, 2023!

Dr. Amy Morrison Zack joins Dr. Thacker on the Speaking of Women's Health Podcast to talk about this upcoming CME-certified event

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Why Attend?

Primary care clinicians face the overwhelming task of staying abreast of current research in many medical disciplines. This CME-certified symposium is designed to review best practices that highlight the latest therapies, procedures, and diagnostics in primary care, women’s health and behavioral medicine.

Who Should Attend?

This activity is designed for family physicians, general internists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care professionals who have an interest in primary care, women’s health and behavioral medicine.

3-Day Course Includes:

    Thursday - Primary Care:

  • Summarize the most recently published data from research and clinical trials and discuss their clinical implications for primary care medicine including the use of PrEP prophylaxis, treatment of asthma, dyslipidemia, adolescent obesity, diabetes management and the use of supplements in patient care.
  • Utilize clinical technology including continuous glucose monitors in the care of patients including a hands-on experience, associated software integration and patient counseling.

    Friday - Women’s Health:

  • Critically appraise the benefits and risks and use of evidence-based guidelines for the management of hormone replacement therapy, osteoporosis, PCOS and breast and cervical cancer screening in patient care.
  • Provide patient-appropriate, safe, effective women’s healthcare in special populations including geriatric and LGBTQ+ and understand limits to access to reproductive health care for all.

    Saturday - Behavioral Medicine:

  • Assess and care for patients with difficult to manage behavioral health disorders including treatment resistant depression, bipolar disorder and adolescent depression using both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment.
  • Identify behavioral and substance addiction in patient care and employ evidence-based recommendations for management, as well as use of toxicology screens to manage risk and abuse.

Optional Sunday Workshops

    MSK – Joint and Trigger Point Injections:

  • Identify indications, risks and benefits and injection of major joints and trigger points including the knee and shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger points in patient care.

    Endometrial Biopsy and IUD insertion:

  • Counsel patients on the risks and benefits of IUD insertion/removal or EMB procedure and safely and effectively perform the procedures.