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Continuing Medical Education

Quillen College of Medicine

21st Annual Louis A. Cancellaro Primary Care Conference

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21st Annual Louis A. Cancellaro Primary Care Conference  

March 20-23, 2017

Event 7:45 - 5:00PM

Johnson City, TN


About this Conference: A multi-day conference including lectures, skits, and workshops on current trends in management of chronic illness, prevention, current treatment modalities, pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical management. Topics cover the entire patient life-span from pediatrics to geriatrics.

Steven Baumrucker, MD; Reid Blackwelder, MD; Leonard Brown, MD; Michael Bourassa, DPT; Ryan Chatelain, DPM; Andrea Clements, PhD; Lee Cottrell, AuD; Ronald Hamdy, MD; Deborah Harrell, RN, MSN NE-BC; John P. Hendrick, MD; Richard Hess, Pharm D; Marjorie Jenkins, MD, Med, MEHP; Brian Johnston, PhD, ATC; Carol Jones, APN NREMP-P: Patricia King, DPT:  David Kirschke, MD; Lance Klosterman, MD; Michelle Lee, PhD, RD, Evan Los, MD; Martin Olsen, MD: Raine Osborne, DPT, OCS: Wendell Potter, BA; Chakradhar Reddy, MD: Tiffany Lasky, DO; James Thigpen, PharmD; Craig Wassinger, DPT; Katheryn Idol Xixis, MD

Agenda and Brochure Click here to view the Agenda. Click here to view the brochure.

Workshops/Breakout Sessions:  

Click here to view the Breakout Session Guide


Click here to view the Syllabus
Presentations: Click here for presentations
Target Audience:

All physicians, pediatricians, psychiatrists, surgeons, emergency medicine, physical therapists, advanced practice nurses, physician assistances, pharmacists, psychologists, orthopedists, medical residents, fellows and nurses.

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.
  • Compare current diagnosis treatment plan to alternative medicines and treatment

Millennium Centre
2001 Millennium Place, Johnson City, TN 37604

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Credentials Fees as of March 16, 2017
Physicians/Residents/Fellows $625
Non Physicians $575
ETSU Students* $250

*E number required for all ETSU personnel /students

Cancellation Policy: Registration fees will be refunded, less a $50.00 administrative fee, for cancellations received in writing a minimum of 14 days prior to the activity date.  No refunds will be given when the registration fee is $50.00 or less, or when a cancellation request is received less than 14 days prior to the start of the activity. 

Carnegie Hotel & Spa (adjacent to Millennium Centre)
1216 West State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, Tennessee 37604
Rate 1-2 to a room: $109
Ask for ETSU Primary Care conference Rate

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Click here to Register(Pre-registration is closed)
 registration fees

Activity Directors: Caroline Abercrombie, MD and Judi East, FNP
Educational Planner:
Marta Gouge, Educational Planner Marta Gouge, BS, CHCP
Educational Planner
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Quillen College of Medicine
East Tennessee State University
PO Box 70572
Accredtation and Designations:  
accme logo 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.
ocme logo Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 30.0AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Up to 30.0 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 contains up to 3.0 pharmacology hours and may be used to fulfill your pharmacology nursing CE requirement.

Register for ANCC credits $15.00 fee

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Physical Therapy Credit: According to the Rules of The Tennessee Board of Physical Therapy, Chapter 1150-1-.12 5-d, courses, seminars, workshops, and symposia attended by the licensee and approved by…accredited physical therapy educational institutions are acceptable for Class I continuing competence evidence. East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). This course has been approved for 8.0 hours for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.

  Pharmacy Credits being sought.




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