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Quillen College of Medicine

6th Annual Regional Healthcare Symposium

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6th Annual Regional Healthcare Symposium

Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17, 2015

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

Friday, October 16, 2015
MEDICINE:  What Should We Be Looking For? Population Health, Community Health & Transitional Healthcare
Topics Include:

  • Update on the Health Status in the East TN./S.W. VA RegionWhats the Problem?
  • Healthier TennesseeHow Are We Doing in the State of Tennessee and in our Communities?  
  • Population Health in our RegionHealth Care Management for the Patient with Multiple Chronic ConditionsTransitional Care ServicesWANTED
  • Transitional Health Care:  The Playbook for the Continuum of Care
  • Health Care Team Efforts That Make It Work in the New Health Care System
  • The General Health Condition in Our Local RegionFact or Fiction?  How Many Chronic Conditions Do We Have in this Region?

  • Complex Patient Management
  • Now, LETs ALL TIE IT TOGETHERCompatible Health Care in the RegionPatients First & Community Health Care Value

Saturday, October 17, 2015
Topics Include:


  • Chronic Pain Guidelines**
  • Pain Medication in Pregnancy and Child Bearing Years**
  • Update on CHF
  • Update on COPD
  • TBI/Concussion
  • Falls
  • End of Life Issues
  • Orthopedic Diagnosis and Treatment of Shoulder Problems
  • Inflammatory Arthritis

 

**Meets the new TN Board of Medical Examiners criteria for controlled substances education.

Agenda/Syllabus: Click here  *Please note schedule change on Saturday.

Presentations:

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

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 charge of $15.  Please select this option when you register online or by phone, so the appropriate number of syllabi may be printed. 

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 for proper prescribing of controlled substances
  • Diagnosis and treat common conditions seen by primary care providers, including TBI, inflammatory arthritis and shoulder pain
  • Discuss end-of-life issues, and determine when referral to hospice is appropriate
Location: MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center, 1901 MeadowView Parkway, Kingsport Tennessee 37660
Fees:

Physicians

$125 per day

All Others

$75 per day

Saturday Lunch
Lecture Only

$25

Special Rate for Both Days:

Physicians

$175

All Others

$125

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

Registration:  Registration online is closed. Registration at the door will be accepted. (Check or Card Payment Only)
Activity Director: Deborah Reiff, MD, Kingsport, Tennessee

Accommodations:

Please use the information below for more information on accommodations at MeadowView:
MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center
1901 Meadowview Pkwy, Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 578-6600 
Rate offered is $89/ single

Accreditation:  
ACCME logo 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.
CME 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.

College of Nursing logo

CNE Credit: Up to 15 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 Healthy Kingsport.

This educational event also contains nursing pharmacology credits and may be used to fulfill your pharmacology nursing CE requirement.

*As of January 1, 2015, the ETSU College of Nursing implemented a $15 Nursing Contact Hour Fee for all conferences.  If you would like to claim Nursing Contact Hours, please click here  to pay the fee directly. If you have any questions, please email    

 AAFP

This Live activity, 6th Annual Regional Healthcare Symposium, with a beginning date of 10/16/2015, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 11.00 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.

 ACPE  

Session #1 (10/16/15): Tennessee Pharmacists Consortium for Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This seminar will provide up to 5 hours of continuing education credits to pharmacists who attend the sessions and complete the online activities (activity evaluations and post-tests) required to claim credit. UAN: 0575-0000-15-054-L04-P.

Session #2 (10/17/15): Tennessee Pharmacists Consortium for Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This seminar will provide up to 8.5 hours of continuing education credits to pharmacists who attend the sessions and complete the online activities (activity evaluations and post-tests) required to claim credit. UAN: 0575-0000-15-055-L04-P.

TPTA

Physical Therapy Credit: This activity has been approved for a maximum of 15.0 credit hours.

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