17th Annual Primary Care Conference Handouts

Day 1:

Uniqueness of Depression in the Elderly
Louis Cancellaro, M.D., Ph.D. - click here for presentation
Interim Chair, Professor Emeritus,Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University

Pregnant Women & Opioid Addiction
Stephen Loyd, M.D. - click here for presentation
Associate Chief of Staff for Education, James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Johnson City, TN

Fever Phobia
Dawn Tuell, M.D.- click here for presentation
Associate Professor Department of Pediatrics, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

The Role of the Primary Care Physician in the Sports Medicine Chain
Brian Johnston, ATC - click here for presentation
Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine, Clinical Director BucSports Athletic Medicine Center, Johnson City, TN

Arthritis, Osteoporosis and Range of Motion
Dawn Gordon, NSCA-PT, AFAA - click here for presentation
Primary, Group Fitness ETSU Basler Center for Physical Activity, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

OTC Oral Health Products - Speaker requests this material not be placed online
Randy F. Huffines, DDS, FDS RCSEd - this speaker has requested that their presentation not be posted online
Director, Dental Geriatrics, James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Johnson City (Mountain Home), TN

Cardiac Arrhythmias in Children: Emphasis on Supra-Ventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
Otto Teixeira, M.D. - click here for presentation
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University

How Long to Treat Patients with Osteoporosis
Ronald Hamdy, M.D., FRCP, FACP - click here for presentation
Professor, Chairholder, Cecile Cox Quillen Chair of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, East Tennessee State University

Chronic Opiate Therapy
Benjamin Meeks, FNP - click here for presentation
Staff Nurse Practitioner, Pain Medicine Associates, Johnson City, TN

Day 2:

The Many Faces of Dementia
Ronald Hamdy, M.D., FRCP, FACP - click here for presentation
Professor, Chairholder, Cecile Cox Quillen Chair of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, East Tennessee State University

Universal Precautions
Sarah T. Melton, PharmD, BCACP, BCPP, CGP, FASCP - click here for presentation
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University
Additional Handouts:

Patient Reassessment Opioid Analgesic 4-A's+ Chart Note
Sample Controlled Substance Agreement
Functional Pain Scale
Opioid Risk Tool Physician Form

Sorting through a Gluten Free Diet
Sandy Arner. RD, LDN - click here for presentation
Clinical Dietitian, James H. Quillen Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home (Johnson City), TN

Tinnitus Mechanisms and Management - Speaker requests this material not be placed online
Marc Fagelson, Ph.D. - this speaker has requested that their presentation not be posted online
Professor; Director of Audiology, Department of Audiology & Speech- Language Pathology; Hearing Loss and Tinnitus, College of Clinical & Rehabilitative Health Sciences, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Novel Oral Anticoagulant Agents: An Update in Pharmacotherapy
David Stewart, PharmD, BCPS - click here for presentation
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Update on Birth Control
Howard Herrell, M.D. - click here for presentation
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

How Should Chronic Disease Guidelines be Applied to Elderly Patients?
L. Brian Cross, PharmD, BCACP, CDE - click here for presentation
Associate Professor & Vice-Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, and Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Chad K. Gentry, PharmD, BCACP, CDE
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN

Pharmacotherapy Update
Benjamin Gross, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM, CDE - click here for presentation
Associate Professor and Director of Residency Programs, Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Nashville, TN 


Day 3:

Injection, Aspiration & Suture Techniques
Marc A. Aiken, MD - click here for presentation
MD-CEO Watauga Orthopedics, PLC Specialty—Orthopaedic Surgeon, Johnson City, TN
Shawn Sutterlin, PA-C
Watauga Orthopaedics, PLC Specialty, Orthopaedic Physician Assistant, Johnson City, TN


Top Ten Things You Need to Know About Bariatric Surgery Patients
Laura Dyck, MS,RD, LDN - click here for presentation
Registered Dietitian Bariatrics Comprehensive Weight Management Center), Kingsport, TN


Auditory Processing Disorders in School-Aged Children
Saravanan Elangovan, Ph.D. - click here for presentation
Associate Professor/Audiologist, Department of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology, College of Clinical & Rehabilitative Health Sciences, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 

Quiz-Diabetes Endocrine
Alan N. Peiris, MD(Lon), PhD, FRCP - click here for presentation
Professor, Chief of Endocrinology, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University; James H. Quillen Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, (Johnson City) TN
Kelli A. Jones BSN, RN, CDE
Diabetes Clinic Coordinator James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home (Johnson City), TN
Tammy Monk, FNP-BC,CDE
Family Nurse Practitioner, Department of Veterans Affairs, Mountain Home (Johnson City), TN

Gama Interferon for LTBI - Speaker requests this material not be placed online
Jay Mehta, M.D., FCCP - this speaker has requested that their presentation not be posted online
Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Care of the Methamphetamine-Exposed Child - Speaker requests this material not be placed online
Jenny Rose, M.D - this speaker has requested that their presentation not be posted online
Department of Pediatrics, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

The Continuing Challenge of MRSA
Jim Thigpen, PharmD, BCPS - click here for presentation
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Unipolar, Bipolar or Borderline: Which is it and How Can You Tell?
John P. Hendrick, M.D., DFAPA - click here for presentation
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University; Chief of Inpatient Psychiatric Services, James H. Quillen Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home (Johnson City), TN

MRSA
Lesli Taylor, M.D. - click here for presentation
Professor, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University

Day 4:


Battle of the Titans: W.H.I. versus K.E.E.P.S.
T. Watson Jernigan, M.D., MA, NMCP - click here for presentation
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Chairman and Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Nerve Stimulation Therapies for Bowel and Bladder Control
R. Keith Huffaker, M.D., MBA, FACOG - click here for presentation
Assistant Professor, Chief of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Pre-op Cardiac Clearance
Reena Kuriacose, M.D., FACP - click here for presentation
Staff Physician, Primary Care, James H. Quillen Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home (Johnson City), TN, and Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Stress Testing - Speaker requests this material not be placed online
Shobha Hiremagalur, M.D., FACP, FACC, FSCAI, FASNC, FSCCT, FASE - this speaker has requested that their presentation not be posted online
Cardiology Consultants of Johnson City, Johnson City, TN

Best Primary Care Practices for Hepatitis B Infection: Focus on Therapeutic Strategies
Larry Culpepper, M.D., MPH - click here for presentation
Professor of Family Medicine, Department Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Additional Handouts:
Interpretation of Hepatitis B Serologic Test Results
Recommendations for Routine Testing and Follow-up for Chronic Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Infection

Infection Control in Primary Care
Rebecca Bartles, MPH, CIC - click here for presentation
Corporate Director of Infection Prevention and Inpatient Wound Care, Mountain States Health Alliance, Johnson City, TN

Arthritis in the Elderly
Gerald F. Falasca, M.D. - click here for presentation
Rheumatologist, Medical Specialists of Johnson City, Johnson City, TN

Engaging Difficult Patients & Families: Finding Change with Primary Care
Thomas W. Bishop, Psy.D. - click here for presentation
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine; Director of Behavioral Medicine/Clinical Psychologist, LP, HSP; ETSU/Quillen College of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Johnson City, TN

Deep Space Infections
Mark A. Howell, M.D., FACS - click here for presentation
Ear, Nose, Throat Associates,Johnson City, TN