15th Annual Primary Care Days


March 25 & 26, 2014

DoubleTree Hotel

5400 Computer Drive

Westboro, MA  01581

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Please regiser on-site. The following sessions are FULL: A1, B1, D3, F1, G3, I2


Program Brochure




UMMS Continuing Medical  Education

Phone: 508-856-1671

Fax: 508-856-6838


On-Site Registration Fees


Physicians -

 $ 335/both days  

$210/one day


 All Health Professionals -

$ 240/both days

$165/one day


Residents -
$125/both days
$100/one day

Medical Students - 
$75/both days
$50/one day


Program # 14/113 

Continuing Education Credit




Accreditation Statement: The University of Massachusetts Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  


Designation Statement:


The UMMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  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 credits in risk management study; 2 credit in pain management and 1 credit in end of life care.


AAFP Credit –  ThisLive activity, 15th Annual Primary Care Days Conference, with a beginning date of 03/25/2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 10.00 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:  

· Discuss up-to-date recommendations on topics including: The care of patients with hypertension; congestive heart failure; asthma and atopic dermatitis.

· Explain the indication and regulations concerning medical marijuana in Massachusetts; trends in medical malpractice; food allergies and safely prescribing opioids.

· Identify infectious disease emergencies presenting to the primary care provider and management of the abnormal PAP smear.

· Determine / recommend care of the cancer survivor.         






Physicians - $310/both days


All other Health Professionals - $215/both days





Residents - $100/both days

Medical Students - $50/both days


One Day registration fees:


Physicians - $185

All other Health Professionasl - $140

Residents - $75

Medical Students - $25






UMMS Continuing Medical Education

Phone: 508-856-1671

Fax: 508-856-6838



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.

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