Stethoscope 118th Annual Primary Care Days


April 25 & 26, 2017

DoubleTree Hotel
5400 Computer Drive
Westborough, MA  01581



Program Brochure


 Registration Closed Please register on-site

Registration Fees -

Physicians -
$360 Both days; $235/one day


 All Other Health Professionals -$ 260/both days;

$185/one day


Residents - $145/both days; $75/one day

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

**On-site registration fees are in effect.

Register for the program through the registration links below:

Link for: Tuesday & Wednesday

Link for: Tuesday only

Link for: Wednesday only

Program # 17/113 

On-site registration will be available (space permitting) and will be assessed an additional $25 to the published registration fee.  Please call the UMass Office of Continuing Medical Education to verify availability of space prior to arriving on-site to register.

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Office of Continuing Medical Education

55 Lake Ave. North, S4-124

Worcester, MA  01655


Phone: 508-856-3041


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 the clinical implications of emerging vector-borne diseases potentially affecting public health
  • Discuss the hands-on demonstration of a live standardized patient interview and opioid prescribing
  • Understand the latest guidelines and treatment updates on such diseases as hyperlipidemia, prostate cancer screening, hypertension, congestive heart failure, diabetes mellitus, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and H. Pylori
  • Review the most common presentations to a primary care office including meniscus tears, skin cancer screening, exercise recommendations for patients, irritable bowel syndrome, and anxiety/depression
  • Understand the issues pertaining to combatting clinician burnout


Continuing Education Credit

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


Designation Statements:


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 5 credits in risk management study and 1 credit in pain management.


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.


This Live activity, 18th Annual Pirmary Care Days, with a beginning date of 04/25/2017, 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.

Others: Other professionals will be eligible for 10 continuing education hours from the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  

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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