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AppNET 2014


About the Conference: Establishing a Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN), called AppNET, in the region was the next step toward preparing primary care providers to improve the quality of care by implementing a QI process within their practices. This is a one-day conference for rural Primary Care Physicians who will be conducting Quality Improvement activities at their clinics.

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

  • Describe the prescription drug abuse/misuse problem in this region and identify the goals of the DIDARP Project
  • Explain drug take-back programs in this region
  • Understand new EHR query system options in the country
  • Discuss Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Efficiently conduct their own best evidence searches to answer clinical questions

Target Audience: Family Medicine Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, and Nurses

To Register: To register online, click here, or call (423) 439-8027 or (888) 647-0618 for assistance.

Date and Time:

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

AGENDA: Click here to view the current agenda.


Millennium Centre, 2001 Millennium Place, Johnson City, TN

Out-of-Network $75

Activity Director:
Fred G. Tudiver, M.D., CCFP, FCFP, FAAFP
Associate Professor / Network Director
Department of Family Medicine
Quillen College of Medicine
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN

logo ACCME Accreditation: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
logo CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
logo CNE Credit: 7.0 continuing nursing education contact hours for this conference. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This live activity, AppNET Annual Conference: Network Solutions for Clinical Challenges, with a beginning date of 02/28/2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.00 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.

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This activity is co-sponsored by The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Successful completion of this knowledge-based program will provide a statement for seven (7.0) live contact hours credit (0.7 CEUs) and will be mailed within 3 weeks following the program. Successful completion includes attending the session, completion of the program/speaker evaluation form, and completion of the learner assessment activity. CE credits will be submitted to the NABP CE Monitor.
Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0064-9999-14-017-L01-P

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