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Continuing Medical Education

Quillen College of Medicine

2nd Annual Southeastern Interprofessional Education Conference

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2nd Annual Southeastern Interprofessional Education Conference    

June 16 17, 2016

Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park, Asheville, North Carolina



About this Conference:

East Tennessee State University Office of Continuing Medical Education at Quillen College of Medicine and the College of Nursing will present a one and half day symposium of Interprofessional Education. The 2nd Annual Southeastern IPE Conference: A Kaleidoscope of Knowledge for Healthcare Providers and Educators is a one and a half day event designed for Interprofessionals working in academic health centers to learn about and share best practices on interdisciplinary educational practices.


Mark Earnest, MD, PhD

Ellen Lawton, JD


Jodi Polaha, PhD

Melissa Snyder, PhD, LAT, ATC,CSCS

John Carzoli, PT, DPT, OCS

Brian Cross, PharmD

Chris Derienzo, MD, MPP

Gerald Doeskin, PhD 


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Presentations will be emailed to Pre-registered attendees prior to event.  Please ensure you have an accurate email address and are able to access the Google Drive.

Target Audience:

Family Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Nurses, Respiratory, Nutrition and Social Work providers, Medical and Nursing Students 

Overall Conference Objectives:

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

  • Describe new health care approaches that affect patient cost, quality of care, and patient safety
  • Discuss the implications of legal partnerships in health care practice that affect patient outcomes
  • Integrate evidence based health care delivery mechanisms to promote quality outcomes across the continuum of care
  • Strategize methods to incorporate interprofessional education into practice using a variety of approaches from multiple health care disciplines


Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park
43 Town Square Blvd,
Asheville, North Carolina, 28803

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Thursday Session Only

Friday Session Only

Both Days
















Activity Director:

April Stidham, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC


Walk-in Registrations will be accepted at the door




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

The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates the Friday, June 16, 2016 live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) , and designates the Saturday June 17, 2016 live activity a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) , and a total for both days of 8.25 Credit(s) . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


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CNE Credit: Up to 8.75 continuing nursing education contact hours will be offered 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 educational event may contain nursing pharmacology credits that may be used to fulfill your pharmacology nursing CE requirement.


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. Questions? Contact


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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 up to 8.25 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: 0575-0000-16-055-L04-P.



Other credits being sought and Posted as approved


























































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