Both Days - Tuesday, April 7 & Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
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UMMS Continuing Medical Education
Registration Fees -
Prior to 2/1/15
$ 300/both days
All Health Professionals -
$ 200/both days
Medical Students -
Program # 15/113
Continuing Education Credit
Accreditation Statement: The University of Massachusetts Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The UMMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This program includes presentations that meet the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 1 credit in risk management study; 1 credit in pain management and 1 credit in end of life care.
AAFP Credit – This Live activity, 16th Annual Primary Care Days Conference, with a beginning date of 04/07/2015, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 10.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses: This program meets the requirements for 12 contact hours for nurses as specified by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in nursing (244-CMR 5.04). Each nurse should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Others: Other professionals will be eligible for 10 continuing education hours from the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Program Overview: As part of our commitment to training in primary care, the UMass Medical School Office of Continuing Medical Education offers this program to provide updates on a wide range of rapidly changing Primary Care topics. The program will feature concurrent presentations from which attendees can select his/her own learning track. Faculty may use didactic and case presentations. Each session will be facilitated by a primary care physician.
Target Audience: Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and residents primary care.
Educational Objectives: At the conclusion of the program participants will be able to:
- Explain the public health readiness in addressing ebola and other emerging infections;
- Implement the latest practice guidelines in such chronic diseases as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, congestive heart failure, asthma and COPD.
- Recognize the presentation and treatment of mental health illnesses that can present to the primary care clinician;
- Appreciate screening recommendations for such issues as GERD and Barrett’s esophagus, breast cancer, erectile dysfunction and deep venous thrombosis;
- Explain the work-up of common presentations to a primary care clinician such as knee pain, skin diseases, memory decline, asymptomatic hematuria, debilitating headaches.
- Appreciate the role of disclosure and apology.
Policy on Faculty Disclosure: It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts Medical School to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Medical School are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are discussed. Faculty disclosure will be provided in the activity materials.
Office of Continuing Medical Education
55 Lake Ave North, S4-124
Worcester, MA 01655