Advocacy, Leadership, Quality and Professional Identity Professional Development Planner 6th Annual Conference on MEDICAL DILEMMAS Vol. 6, Issue 12, May 2009 IN PATIENT CARE: EXPLORING THE PRIMARY CARE-SPECIALTY INTERFACE Special Emphasis on Dermatology, Neurology, Cardiovascular Disease, and Hepatology Crow ne Pl a z a Ti mes S q u are Manh att an New York , N Y December 18-20, 2009 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS You are invited to participate in this conference by submitting an abstract in research or innovations in the conference areas of special emphasis. Accepted abstracts will be displayed as posters onsite. Visit www.sma.org/ mdpc09 for details. w w w. s m a . o r g / m d p c 0 9 YOUNG PHYSICIAN SCHOLARSHIPS A limited number of registration fee scholarships are available for young physicians (chief residents or 1-2 years of practice). For more information, please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. LEARNING GAP With continuous development of new clinical evidence and revisions of existing guidelines, today’s physician needs guidance in order to critically evaluate and apply appropriate standards of care. This year’s Medical Dilemmas in Patient Care conference is designed to provide intervention to bridge the gaps in knowledge and develop competence in the learner’s professional practice in the focused areas of dermatology, neurology, hepatology and cardiovascular disease. TARGET AUDIENCE This activity is designed for healthcare professionals including physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners specializing in Internal Medicine, Family or General Practice, Gynecology, Geriatric Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Neurologists, Dermatologists, and Hepatologists. Other healthcare professionals practicing in a primary care environment or needing additional information for primary treatment in a specialty environment may find this activity beneficial to their patient’s outcomes. OBJECTIVES At the completion of this activity, participants should be better prepared to: • Recommend treatment plans for patients with dermatological conditions; • Explain case-based management strategies for transplantation patients and describe complications of liver disease; • Discuss neurological conditions and identify complications; • Examine new evidence for cardiovascular disease treatment and review diabetes outcomes with your patients. See expanded activity information and individual objectives by lecture online at www.sma.org/mdpc09. COMMUNITY OF INTEREST The Medical Dilemmas Community of Interest developed for this conference provides the opportunity for continued learning as well as a platform to effectively advocate for issues of importance to you and to produce change through identifying priorities for healthcare improvement. In addition, from this interaction and sharing of thought provoking topics, articles of interest and case studies, future conference topics will be identified. All of this works to enhance your professional identity by taking the lead, being willing to voice your opinion, and help influence the course of healthcare. Prior to the conference you will be provided with password and direction to access the Community. ACCREDITATION Southern Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Southern Medical Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Southern Medical Application for CME Credit has been filed with the American Association Academy of Family Physicians, and American College of Obstetrics Professional and Gynecology. Determination of credit is pending. Development Planner is an official The Southern Medical Association is an approved provider of publication of the continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nurses Southern Medical Association and is Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses published irregularly Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Southern by Southern Medical Medical Association Provider #5-125. This activity qualifies for up to Association, 35 W. 13 contact hours. Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL, 35209. Visit www.sma.org/mdpc09 for updated credit approvals. CONFERENCE CHAIR FA C U LT Y Jan N. Basile, MD Jeffrey W. Clark, DO Chief, Primary Care Senior Staff Neurology Department Service Line Scott & White Hospital/Clinic Ralph H. Johnson Associate Professor of Medicine Medical Center Texas A&M University College Professor of Medicine of Medicine Medical University of Temple, Texas South Carolina INTERESTS: General Neurology; Cerebrovascular Charleston, South Carolina disease; and student and resident education President of the Southern Medical Association Adrian Reuben, MBBS, INTERESTS: Research interests include outcome- FRCP, FACG based studies involving hypertension, lipid Professor of Medicine disorders, kidney disease and diabetes. He has Director of Liver Service and is currently participating in several large trials Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology evaluating the effect of pharmacologic therapy Medical University of South Carolina on improving outcome. Trials include the recently Charleston, South Carolina completed Antihypertensive and Lipid Lowering INTERESTS: All aspects of hepatology and liver Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT) as transplantation, with a focus on hepatitis C, well as the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk portal hypertension, and acute liver failure; his in Diabetes (ACCORD) Trial (2000-2008), both laboratory research investigates hepatic fibrosis under the auspices of The National Heart Lung and regeneration. Blood Institute. In addition, he is a Hypertension Theodore Rosen, MD Consultant to the Hypertension Field Advisory Professor of Medicine Committee in the Central Office of the Department Baylor College of Medicine of Veteran Affairs. Houston, Texas INTERESTS: Cutaneous diseases in African Americans; venereal disease; mycology (fungal diseases); collagen injection; and sclerotherapy. See full faculty bios online at www.sma.org/mdpc09. SMA Faculty Disclosure Policy and Conflict of Interest Resolution In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, it is SMA’s policy that all individuals involved with planning and implementation of the content of an SMA CME/CE activity are required to disclose to the audience 1) any relevant financial relationships with a commercial interest producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on, patients and 2) unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentation. Conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the activity and disclosures will be noted on a slide at the beginning of the presentation. GROUP T H E AT E R TICKETS SMA will assist you in purchasing tickets for Broadway or other performances in New York during the conference. Call (800) 239-7444 for more information or to purchase. REGISTER TODAY www.sma.org/mdpc09 • 1-800-423-4992 ext. 620 MEETING SCHEDULE Friday, December 18, 2009 6:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:30 Hypertension 2009: An Update Based on the “New” Evidence - Dr. Basile 8:20 So You Have Zits? Acne and Rosacea Revisited, 2009 – Dr. Rosen 9:10 Update on Viral Hepatitis-2009 – Dr. Reuben 10:00 Refreshment Break 10:30 Modern Psoriasis Therapy Made Easy-A Case-Based Approach – Dr. Rosen 11:20 Stroke Prevention and Management: What’s New in 2009 – Dr. Clark 12:10 pm What the Primary Care Clinician Needs to Know About Liver Transplantation – Dr. Reuben 1:00 Adjourn Saturday, December 19, 2009 7:00 am Continental Breakfast 7:30 An Evidence-Based Approach to Understanding Portal Hypertension and Its Complications – Dr. Reuben 8:20 Skin Signs of Internal Malignancy – Dr. Rosen 9:10 Headache Management for the Busy Clinician – Dr. Clark 10:00 Refreshment Break 10:15 An Update on Managing Lipids – Dr. Basile 11:10 Dementia: Prevention, Evaluation, and Treatment – Dr. Clark 12:00 pm Adjourn Sunday, December 20, 2009 7:00 am Continental Breakfast 7:30 Top Ten Skin Lesions for the Primary Care Clinician – Dr. Rosen 8:20 Cases in Liver Disease: Even the Primary Care Clinician Can Be a Hepatologist – Dr. Reuben 9:10 Refreshment Break 9:30 Tremor and Movement Disorders: Video Case Discussion – Dr. Clark 10:20 Improving Outcomes in Your Patient with Diabetes – Dr. Basile 11:15 Group Review of Post-Test Answers & Wrap-up Discussion 11:45 Adjourn Sp C ro w n e P l a z a e Do c i a Times Square n’t l R mi o o m ss M a n h at ta n ou R a t – te Ca o f N E W Y O R K , N Y ll T $ 3 od 4 9 Whether visiting New York for business or ay ! pleasure, the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan offers the best in service and value. Located in the heart of the Theater District, it is the perfect place to take in a Broadway show, shop on Fifth Avenue, stroll in Central Park or wander to the city’s numerous landmarks and attractions. Accommodations are spacious and inviting, designed to offer guests the comforts of a home or office during your stay and feature Crowne Plaza’s Sleep Advantage Program amenities. Rated by the Zagat Guide as “the friendliest hotel in New York City,” its staff looks forward to making your stay truly memorable. MEDICAL DILEMMAS FAX: 205-945-1548 MAIL: SMA R E G I S T R AT I O N F O R M IN PATIENT CARE PO Box 190088 Birmingham, AL December 18-20, 2009 • Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan • New York, NY 35219-0088 PLEASE PRINT Priorty Code from Mailing Label: _______________ Full Name: __________________________________________ Degree: ____________________________ License # (Nurses Only) _______________________________ DOB: __________ Gender: ____________ Practice/Company Name: _________________________________________________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________________ Home _____Office ____ City: _______________________________________________State: __________ Zip: _________________ Office Telephone: ___________________________ Fax:_________________________________________ Home Phone: ______________________________ E-mail: ______________________________________ (Required for conference notices) Institution Awarding Your Degree: ___________________________________________________________ Specialty or Area of Certification: ___________________________________________________________ FEES: On or before 11/1/09 After 11/1/09 __ Physician $695.00 $745.00 __ Healthcare Professional $645.00 $695.00 __PA__NP__Nurse__Other (___________________) __ Resident/Fellow $495.00 $545.00 __ SMA Members Deduct: $-50.00 $-50.00 __ Join SMA* or Renew and Register at Member Fee $910.00 $960.00 Total amount enclosed or to be charged: $_______________________ *SMA Dues are $265.00 per year. Call SMA Registration at 1-800-423-4992, ext. 620 for assistance with other SMA member fee designations. Registration includes conference attendance, syllabus, CME/CE certificate, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, and password access to the Medical Dilemmas conference community site. METHOD OF PAYMENT: __ Check Enclosed Payable to SMA __ VISA __ MC __ DISCOVER __AMEX Card Number ______________________________________________ Exp. Date_____________________ Security ID (required to process) _____________________________________________________________ Name on Card ___________________________________________________________________________ Billing Address (include zip) same as above ______________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________ Signature _______________________________________________________________________________ ONLINE: www.sma.org/mdpc09 QUESTIONS? 800-423-4992, ext. 620 GENERAL INFORMATION HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan • New York, NY To Book Reservations: Call the Crowne Plaza directly at (800) 243-6969 and reference your group as “Southern Medical Association” to receive the special meeting rate of $349 Single/Double per room, per night, plus taxes and fees. Deadline: November 1, 2009. After this time, reservations will be accepted by the hotel on a space-and-rate available basis. You are encouraged to book as early as possible, as room availability and/or the group block may be sold-out prior to the reservation deadline. Contact Information: Conference sponsored by Southern Medical Association. For questions call 1-800-423-4992 or 205-945-1840, ext. 620. or visit www.sma.org/mdpc09. Call to request assistance for special needs. Most requests received at least two weeks prior to the conference can be accommodated. SMA Cancellation/Registration Refund Policy: Conferences are subject to cancellation. SMA will not refund travel costs if the conference is cancelled. Refunds are not given for inclement weather. Registration fee refund requests must be in writing. A refund of your registration fee, minus a $50 administration processing fee, will be granted if notice is received by ten days prior to the conference date. After this time, no refunds will be granted. Make your plans NOW to experience the lights and sounds of New York City this December! SMA’s 6th Annual Conference on MEDICAL DILEMMAS IN PATIENT CARE: EXPLORING THE PRIMARY CARE-SPECIALTY INTERFACE D e c e m b e r 1 8- 2 0 , 2 00 9 • C ro w n e P la z a Ti m e s S quar e M an h at t an • N e w Yo r k , N Y Non-Profit U.S. Postage PA I D Birmingham, AL 35 W. Lakeshore Drive • Birmingham, AL 35209 Permit No. 2366 Our special hotel rates, the great location in Times Square, theater ticket opportunities and the excellent clinical program make this an ideal conference for you and your family during the incredible holiday season in NYC! With kids out of school this is a great time to 800-423-4992 • 205-945-1840, ext. 620 • www.sma.org/mdpc09 make a family memory of the holidays.
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