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5th Annual Regional Healthcare Symposium

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5th Annual Regional Healthcare Symposium
 
Friday October 17 and Saturday, October 18, 2014
 
Kingsport, TN

About this conference: This year's symposium is designed to increase the primary care provider's knowledge, skill and competencies in newly emerging evidence-based patient management. This year the block scheduling will focus on diseases of the endocrine system. This year, at the request of past participants, a half-day session on Friday will be offered on the business side of medicine.

Friday, October 17, 201
NEW THIS YEAR!
The Era of Modern Healthcare: Access. Quality. Cost
This half-day session is designed for physicians, APNs/PAs, office managers and other professionals involved in the business of medicine.

Topics Include:
Maximizing value and efficiency with multidisciplinary teams
How to Use Analytics and Informatics to Make Your Practice a Success
Modern Healthcare Delivery- EMR, E-prescribing, HIE, Telemedicine
Adding Wellness Visits to Your Practice and Promoting Prevention Initiatives
Tennessee's Health—How Are We Doing in Tennessee?

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Topics Include:
A Block of Endocrinology Topics
Diabetic Wound Care
Diabetes and Risk of Cardiovascular disease and PVD: lipid management
Bariatric Surgery and the role it has in obesity management and diabetes prevention
Diabetic Nephropathy/Neuropathy
Diabetic Retinopathy
Parathyroid update

Additional Topics Include:
Interventional Cardiology
Physician Prescribing Practices

Agenda: Click here.

Presentations: Handouts will be available electronically as Presenters submit them. Click here.

Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians (Including Internal, Family Medicine, OB-GYN Specialists, and Pediatricians), APNs and PAs, Nurses, Physical Therapists, Pharmacists, and Other Healthcare Providers.

Overall Conference Objectives: As a result of attending this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss current guidelines in the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid, parathyroid and pituitary disorders
  • Discuss current guidelines and management strategies in the treatment of wound care in the diabetic patient
  • Discuss current treatments available in diabetic retinopathy
  • Discuss current guidelines in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disorder/lipid management in the diabetic patient
  • Discuss lifestyle interventions in the prevention/management of the diabetic patient

Location: MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center, 1901 MeadowView Parkway, Kingsport Tennessee 37660

Fees for Friday, the 17th Only:

$100

Fees for Saturday the 18th Only:

Physicians: $200

Pharmacists, Advanced Practice Nurses, PA, Physical Therapists: $125

RNs, PTAs, All Others: $100

Special Rate for Both Days:

Physicians: $250

Pharmacists, Advanced Practice Nurses, PA, Physical Therapists: $175

RNs, PTAs, All Others: $150

Group Rates Available - Call (423) 439-8027 to learn more.

This year, thumb drives with speakers' presentations will be given to all participants. If you wish to purchase a printed syllabus, there will be an additional $15 charge. Please select this option when you register online or by phone, so the appropriate number of syllabi may be printed.

Registration: Online registration is closed, but registration WILL be accepted at the door.

Activity Director: Deborah Reiff, MD, Holston Medical Group, Kingsport, Tennessee

Accommodations: MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center has provided a discounted hotel room rate for the nights of October 17 and 18, 2014. The discounted rate is $94.00 per night. To receive the discounted rate, reservations must be made prior to September 26, 2014. To make reservations and receive the discounted rate, please call 1-888-632-3697 and ask for Kingsport Tomorrow's 5th Annual Regional Healthcare Symposium. Book your group rate: Kingsport Tomorrow Medical Symposium >>

Accreditation  
  ACCME Accreditation:  The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
ETSU logo CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

Joint Providership:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University and Kingsport Tomorrow. Quillen College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

  CNE Credit: 8.0 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 event is presented by the Quillen College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education, the College of Nursing Office of Continuing Education at East Tennessee State University, and Kingsport Tomorrow.
 Physical Therapy Credit: Physical Therapy Credit : This activity has been approved for 8.0 hours of TPTA Credit.
ACPE logo

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 eight & ¼ (8.25) live contact hours credit (0.825 CEUs) and will be mailed within 3 weeks following the program.  Successful completion includes attending the session, signing the attendance sheet, and completion of the program evaluation form.        CE credit will also be submitted to the NABP CE Monitor.       

Universal Activity Number (UAN):  0064-9999-14-045-L01-P

AAFP
 Credit:

This Live activity, Kingsport Tomorrow 5th Annual Regional Healthcare Symposium, with a beginning date of 10/17/2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  12.25 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. 

 

Additional credit, including ACPE, has been applied for and will be posted as it is approved.

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