Kingsport Tomorrow 2013 Handouts

Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease: Evidence, Mechanisms, and Clinical Implications
Mirle Girish, MD FCCP, FAASM
Pulmonologist
Mountain States Medical Group
Kingsport, TN

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Chronic Pain and Impairment of Sleep: A Case-based Approach
Sarah T. Melton, PharmD, BCPP, BCACP, CGP, FASCP
Associate Professor
Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN
*Meets TN Prescribing Practices CME Requirement
**Meets Virginia Code for Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners 18VAC90-40-55 Continuing Competency requirements.

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Fibromyalgia 2013: Moving Beyond Tender Points
Chad Boomershine, MD, PhD Assistant Professor
Vanderbilt University
Division of Rheumatology and Immunology Rheumatology
Franklin, TN

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Psychological and Medical Management of Chronic Back Pain
C. Marcus Cooper, PhD
Director of Psychological Services
Pain Medicine Associates
Johnson City, TN

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Assessment and Management of Chronic Pain in the Primary Care Setting
David J. Tauben, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Medical Director UW Center for Pain Relief
Director of Medical Student Education in Pain Management
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
*Meets TN Prescribing Practices CME Requirement

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Crucial Conversations in the Continuum of Care: Home Care, Palliative, Hospice
Robert Lee, MD
Medical Director
Holston Medical Group
Kingsport, TN

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Vitamin D: Evidence and Controversies
Alan N. Peiris, M.D. (London), MRCP (UK), PhD
Professor of Medicine
Chief of Endocrinology
Quillen College of Medicine at ETSU
Johnson City, TN
Chief of Endocrinology
James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Mountain Home, TN

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Heart Success!
Thomas Bulle, MD, FACC
Co-Director
Wellmont Cardiac Services Heart Failure Service
Kingsport, TN