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Continuing Medical Education

Quillen College of Medicine

20th Annual Louis A. Cancellaro Primary Care Conference

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20th Annual Louis A. Cancellaro Primary Care Conference

Monday Thursday March 21-24, 2016

8:00 AM 5:00 PM Daily

Millennium Centre, Johnson City, TN


About this Conference:

East Tennessee State University Office of Continuing Medical Education at Quillen College of Medicine, will present a multi-day primary care conference including lectures from specialist in current trends of management of chronic illness, Downs Syndrome, Pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical management, Education material will include themed topics covering the entire patient life-span from prenatal to geriatrics.




Ryan Chatelain, DPM
T. Watson Jernigan, MD
Martin P. Eason, MD, JD
George Ford, MD
Thomas Bishop, PsyD
Jodi Polaha, PsyD
Marjorie Runyon Jenkins, MD MEHP FACP
Jeff Schoondyke, MD, MPH, FACC, CCDS
Patricia M. King, PT, PhD, OCS, MTC
Brian G. Skotko, MD, MPP
Mitchell L. Mutter, M.D., FACC
Timothy S. Smyth, MD
David Cluck, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP
Nick Hagameier, PharmD, PhD
Rick Hess, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM
Chakradhar Reddy, MD
Ronald Hamdy, MD
Pat Cronin, MA
Brian Johnston, PhD, ATC
Barbara Kimbrough, MD
Reid Blackwelder, MD
N. Anton Borja, DO, MATCH
John Hendrick, MD
Jonathon Moorman, MD, PhD, FACP
Jessica Freshour, PharmD
Cindy Cloud, NP
Paula Wright, CPC, CIRCC, CPMA, CEMC, CPC-1



Other Speakers will be advised as confirmed.


Click here for Syllabus



Presentations will be emailed to you the week prior to the event.

Topics Include:

Topics to  include: 

Childhood trauma as a predictor for health outcomes/chronic disease in adulthood
Surviving a deposition
Hospice and Palliative Care
Current Status of Neurostimulatory Therapies
Chest Pain / PET Data
Pediatric Endocrinology
Hepatitis C and substance abuse
Controlled substances prescribing practices
Differential diagnoses in physical therapy practice
Diabetes and wound care
Keeping children and adolescents with Down Syndrome healthy: All the
  medical updates that parents need to know
Prenatal Diagnoses of Down Syndrome: Delivering results in our new age of genetic testing
Integrative medicine
Alzheimers or Dementia
Joint exams
Womens health
Cardiac care and new therapies
Differences Matter: maximizing personalized care for men and women
Behavioral health
A collaborative practice model for behavioral health in primary care
Cardiology and ECG
Head and spine trauma/Physical Therapy
Communication skills
Dental issues across all ages: ICD 10: Specificity in diagnosis
HIV update



Session Skills

Skill session 2 primary 2016

Overall Conference Objectives:

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

  • Evaluate patients of all ages using most current medical trends
  • Demonstrate an increased knowledge base on up-to-date pharmacological agents available
  • Determine the most appropriate treatment for patients in the primary care setting
  • Apply knowledge to current panel of patients
  • Demonstrate understanding of current medications available for treatment of chronic illnesses. 


2001 Millennium Drive, Johnson City, Tennessee






Prior to March 14, 2016

March 14, 2016 and later

Physicians and Residents late



Non Physicians



VA Physicians



VA Non Physicians






1 day physician
(Specify Day)



1 day non physician
(Specify Day)





To register click here

For questions or information only, call 423-439-8027

Activity Director:

Judi East, FNP



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ACCME Accreditation: 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.

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CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TMPhysicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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CNE contact hours for all four days: 33.00 CH if participating in skills sessions; 29.00 CH if not participating in skills sessions (6.0 CH for pharmacology CE). 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 and the College of Nursing Office of Continuing Education at East Tennessee State University.

The ETSU College of Nursing implements a $15 certificate fee per conference. This fee covers the following: cost for being a provider of nursing contact hours, supplies, and nursing education coordinators time for completing necessary paperwork for each conference, reports, study for renewal of being a provider, and attending meetings. If you would like to claim Nursing Contact Hours, pleaseclick here.Questions? Contact .

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ETSU Department of Physical Therapy


Physical Therapy Credit:   Physical Therapy Credit: East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).  This course has been approved for 32.00 hours for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.

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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 8.0 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. UNIVERSAL ACTIVITY NUMBER (UAN): 0575-9999-16-036-L04-P





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