16th Annual Primary Care Conference

Presentation Downloads:

Video Downloads:
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About the Conference: The Primary Care Conference has a history of providing the participants with a plethora of knowledge on various topics. Each year health care providers receive updated information that they can apply to their daily practice. The conference also provides some learners with the opportunity to obtain educational information required for professional re-certifications. 

 

Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians of all specialties, Pediatricians, Surgeons, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Medical Residents and Fellows, Orthopedists, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Psychologists, Nurses, Medical and Nursing Students.

To Register: Click here to register online, or call us at (423) 439-8027
Due to limited seating, ETSU Full Time Students, ETSU Med Students, and ETSU Residents/Fellows please call (423)439-8027 to register.

Date and Time: March 26-29, 2012; 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Daily

Location: Millenium Centre, 2001 Millennium Place, Johnson City TN 37604, (423) 232-2001

Agenda: Click here for the agenda

Fees:

  • Before March 12 th: Physicians $425.00; All other providers $325.00
  • March 12 th and after: Physicians $450.00; All other providers $350.00
  • Group and Day Rates Available. Call (423) 439-8027
  • Medical Residents and Students no charge for the first 15 who register


Learning Objectives:
As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to...

  • Evaluate patients of all ages using most current medical trends
  • Demonstrate an increased knowledge base on up-to-date pharmacological agents available
  • Determine the most appropriate treatment for patients in the primary care setting
  • Apply knowledge to current panel of patients
  • Demonstrate understanding of current medications available for treatment of chronic illnesses

Activity Director:
Judith C. East, FNP, B.C.
Program Manager, Women's Health
James H. Quillen Veteran Affairs Medical Center
Mountain Home, TN

Credit:

ACCME Accreditation: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical educationo for physicians.
CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAFP Credit: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presentation Downloads:

Day 1:

Dementia with Depression: A Diagnostic Challenge
Louis Cancellaro, MD, PhD
Interim Chair, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, ETSU, Quillen College of Medicine 
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Medical Safety Systems: OB-GYN with Implications on Other Practices
Selman Welt, MD, RDMS, FACOG, Certified: Maternal/Fetal Medicine
Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Quillen College of Medicine, ETSU 
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Nerve Stimulation Therapies for Bowel and Bladder Continence
R. Keith Huffaker, MD, MBA
Chief of Urogynecology, Quillen College of Medicine, ETSU 
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Medication Management of the Chronic Pain Patient
Benjamin Meeks, FNP
Pain Medicine Associates, Johnson City, TN
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"Stretching to Serve" Health Professionals' Altruism and Vulnerability in Meeting Community Needs
S. Hughes Melton, MD, FAAFP, CIME
President, C-Health, PC 
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Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in the Primary Care Setting
Sarah T. Melton, PharmD, BCACP, BCPP, CGP, FASCP
Director of Addiction Outreach, C-Health, PC Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Appalachian College of Pharmacy 
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Additional Handouts for Sarah T. Melton:

How to Recognize the Many Faces of Hypertension
Reena Kuriacose, MD, FACP
Staff Physician, Primary Care - James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, TN 
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Recent Clinical Trials and Implications in Everyday Practice
L. Brian Cross, PharmD, MCACP, CDE
Associate Professor & Vice-Chair, Gatton College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacy Practice, Associate Professor, Quillen College of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, ETSU 

Chad K. Gentry, PharmD, BCACP, CDE
Assistant Professor, Gatton College of Pharmacy, Quillen College of Medicine, ETSU 
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Day 2:

Crystal-Induced Arthritis "All the Pearls in 50 Minutes"
Gerald F. Falasca, MD
Rheumatologist, Medical Specialists of Johnson City, Johnson City, TN 
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Lymphedema - What is it? How do we Treat it?
Sheree King, PT, CLT-LANA
Physical Therapist, Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Wellmont Holston Valley Sullivan Center Rehabilitation, Kingsport, TN
-presentation not available- 

Benzodiazepines, Other Anxiolytic Medications, and Medications: Selected Topics in Anxiety Management
Jay M. Griffith, MD
MHC Assistant Cheif, James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Clinical Associate Professor, ETSU Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Diplomate, ABPN Psychiatry and Pain Medicine
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Pharmacotherapy Update
Benjamin Gross, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CDE
Program Director, Specialty Residency in Primary Care, Assistant Professor - Primary Care University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Pharmacy, Holston Medical Group, Department of Family Practice, Kingsport, TN
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Oral Anticoagulants: Treating and Preventing Embolic Events in the 21st Century
David Stewart, PharmD, BCPS
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, ETSU Gatton College of Pharmacy, Johnson City, TN 
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Michael A. Crouch, PharmD, FASHP, BCPS
Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, ETSU Gatton College of Pharmacy, Johnson City, TN
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Osteoporosis Case Studies
Ronald C. Hamdy, MD, FRCP, FACP
Professor of Medicine, Professor, Chairholder, Cecile Cox Quillen Chair of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 
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Barrett's Esophagus
Jerry London, MD, FACP, FACG
Gastroenterology Associates, Kingsport, TN 
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Day 3:

Improving Dental-Medical Consultations
Randy F. Huffines. DDS
Chief Consultant, Geriatrics and Special Care Dentistry Office of Dentristry, James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Johnson City (Mountain Home), TN
-presentation not available-

Clinical Medical Quiz 
Alan N. Peiris, MD (London), MRCP (UK), PhD
Professor of Medicine, Cheif of Endocrinology, ETSU Quillen College of Medicine and James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center 
-presentation not available-

Mindful Eating 
Sandra Arner, RD, LDN
Clinical Dietitian, James H. Quillen Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, TN 
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The Evolving Use of Estrogen and Hormonal Therapy: What I do in 2012
T. Watson Jernigan, MD, MA, NCMP
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Chairman and Professor, East Tennessee State University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, TN
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Nutritional Considerations After Bariatric Surgery
Michelle Lee, PhD, RD, LDN
Assistant Professor, East Tennessee State University, Department of Allied Health Sciences, Nutrition and Foods, Johnson City, TN
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Treatment of Latent TB
Jayantilal B. Mehta, MD, FCCP
Professor, Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine & Epidemiology, Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, TN 
-presentation not available-

Hepatitis C: The Up and Coming Disease in Your Primary Care Clinic
Penny Thayer, FNP, BC
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PACT (Patient Aligned Care Teams): VHA's New Approach to Practice of Primary Care
Vinodini Krishnan, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Primary Care and Community Medicine, North Division, James H. Quillen Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, TN 
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Day 4:

Perioperative Care of the Bariatric Patient
Mark H. Kadowaki, MD, FACS
Wellmont Surgical Services, Kingsport, TN 
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Robotic Hysterectomy
Wesley J. Harris, MD
Bristol Gynecology Associates, Bristol, TN 
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Cancer Survivorship: How to Manage Treatment - Related Risks and Problems Outside of the Oncology Setting
Tracy A. Johnson, DNP, FNP-BC
(Cancer Survivor), Johnson City, TN 
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Borderline Personality Disorder
John P. Hendrick, MD, DFAPA
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, East Tennessee State University, Department of Psychiatry, Chief of Inpatient Psychiatric Services, James H. Quillen Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, TN 
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Electroconvulsive Therapy in a Rural Setting
George R. Martin, MD, MSHA, CPE
Staff Psychiatrist, James H. Quillen Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, TN 
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Communication to Enhance Patient Compliance
Ruth Livingston, PhD
Associate Professor, Speech, Northeast State Community College, Blountville, TN 
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Sleep-Disordered Breathing
Mark A. Howell, MD, FACS
Ear, Nose, Throat Associates, Johnson City, TN 
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Motivational Interviewing
Julie Culligan, PhD
Psychologist, Health Behavior Coordinator, James H. Quillen Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, TN 

Heather Coburn, PA-C
Health Promotion Disease, Prevention Program Manager, Physician Assistant, James H. Quillen Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, TN 
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