Principles of Prevention in Primary Care Practice 2018

 

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June 7-9, 2018, The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA

Harvard Medical School & Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 

Optimize Patient Care

Review updates, advances & best practices in all areas of primary care.

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Program is among the highest-rated CME courses at Harvard Medical School

20.75 hours of Continuing Education

  • Earn up to 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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Among the highest-rated CME courses at Harvard Medical School

Primary Care & Internal Medicine practitioners can rely on this program for an update on best practices and effective preventive medicine strategies

 

This CME course will address:

  • Genetic causes of cancer: what patients should be screened
  • Alcohol use and opioid patient management
  • Screening and treatment of depression
  • Strategies for smoking cessation
  • Nutrition counseling and healthy coaching to prevent chronic illnesses
  • Lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes, cardiac disease, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia
  • Preventing falls in the elderly
  • Evolving vaccine recommendations
  • Advice for the world traveler to prevent infections
  • Reducing medical errors
  • Updates from the scientific director of the USPSTF

Presenters will provide specific recommendations for optimal care. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the latest “best practices” and enhance your clinical skills. Both new and returning attendees will benefit from the comprehensive curriculum.

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“This was the best course I have attended in seven years of practice, with immediate benefits for my patients as a result of information presented. It reignited my passion for primary care!”

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Course Directors

Gerald W. Smetana, MD, MACP

Gerald W. Smetana, MD, MACP

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, General Internst in the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

 
Howard Libman, MD, FACP

Howard Libman, MD, FACP

Attending Physician, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical School (BIDMC), and Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, at Harvard Medical School

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Pricing
Registration rate: $745/$845 before/after Mar 22 2018.

5% discount applied during registration by using discount code QMD5.

*Pricing in USD

Where is the course located?
The Fairmont Copley Plaza
138 St James Ave
Boston, MA 02116
617-267-5300
Which sessions are included in the course?

June 7, 2018 (Day 1)

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM 7:45 AM Introduction and Welcome
Keynote Lecture
7:45 AM 8:45 AM Preventing Physician Burnout
Charles J. Hatem, MD
Principles of Screening and Prevention
8:45 AM 9:20 AM Which Patients Should be Screened for Genetic Causes of Cancer?*
Nadine M. Tung, MD
9:20 AM 9:30 AM Q&A
9:30 AM 9:45 AM Refreshment Break and Stretch
9:45 AM 10:20 AM Screening and Treatment of Depression
Michael W. Kahn, MD
10:20 AM 10:30 AM Q&A
10:30 AM 11:05 AM Screening Ethics and Controversies*
William Taylor, MD
11:05 AM 11:15 AM Q&A
11:15 AM 11:50 AM Hypertension 2018: Recent Evidence that Will Change Your Practice 
Gerald W. Smetana, MD, MACP
11:50 AM 12:00 PM Q&A
12:00 PM 1:15 PM Lunch (on your own)
Special Lecture
1:15 PM 1:50 PM New Developments in the Management of    Hyperlipidemias
Murray A. Mittleman, MD, DrPH
1:50 PM 2:00 PM Q&A
Risk Management
2:00 PM 2:35 PM Prevention of Unhealthy Alcohol Use Considerations
Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP
2:35 PM 2:45 PM Q&A
2:45 PM 3:05 PM Refreshment Break and Stretch
3:05 PM 3:40 PM The Opioid Crisis: Patient Management and Public Health Considerations*
Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH
3:40 PM 3:50 PM Q&A
3:50 PM 4:25 PM Strategies for Smoking Cessation: Clinician and Public Health Approaches*
Nancy A. Rigotti, MD
4:25 PM 4:35 PM Q&A
4:35 PM 5:10 PM Prevention of Colon Cancer: Does Anything Besides Aspirin Decrease the Risk of Colon Cancer?*
Helen M. Shields, MD, FACP
5:10 PM 5:20 PM Q&A

 

June 8, 2018 (Day 2)

 

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
Keynote Lecture
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Keynote: Primary Care: Saving Money, Saving Lives
Russell S. Phillips, MD
Special Lecture
8:30 AM 9:20 AM Preventing Malpractice: Complications and the Mistakes We Make*
Jane S. Sillman, MD
Gabriel W. Bell, Esq.
Healthy Lifestyles
9:20 AM 9:50 AM Exercise Prescription: Promoting Physical Activity in You and Your Patients*
Edward M. Phillips, MD
9:50 AM 10:10 AM Refreshment Break and Stretch
10:10 AM 10:40 AM Motivational Interviewing: A Proven Approach for Weight Loss*
Frank J. Domino, MD
10:40 AM 11:10 AM Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Diabetes*
Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP
11:10 AM 11:25 AM Ask the Experts: Answering Your Questions
Faculty
Special Lectures
11:25 AM 12:10 PM Errors that I Have Made
Martin A. Samuels MD, DSc(hon)
12:10 PM 1:20 PM Lunch (on your own)
1:20 PM 1:55 PM Preventing Falls in the Elderly
Lewis A. Lipsitz, MD
1:55 PM 2:05 PM Q&A
2:05 PM 2:40 PM Teaching Kitchens as Learning Laboratories for Patients and Medical Professionals
David M. Eisenberg, MD
2:40 PM 2:50 PM Q&A
2:50 PM 3:05 PM Refreshment Break and Stretch
Cancer Symposium
3:05 PM 3:45 PM Prostate Cancer: Consideration for Screening and Prevention: Are Either Worthwhile and Achievable?
Marc B. Garnick, MD
3:45 PM 4:25 PM Cervical Cancer Prevention: Is the Pap Smear Obsolete?
Kelly D. Ford, MD
4:25 PM 5:05 PM Breast Cancer Prevention and Screening: What We Know, What We Do and Does it Make Sense?*
Nadine M. Tung, MD
5:05 PM 5:35 PM Ask the Experts: Answering Your Cancer Questions
Faculty

 

June 9, 2018 (Day 3)

7:00 AM 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast
Keynote Lecture
7:30 AM 8:30 AM USPSTF Task Force Aims and Methodologies
Quyen Ngo-Metzger, MD, MPH
Infectious Diseases
8:30 AM 9:05 AM Preventing Infections in the World Traveler
Mary T. LaSalvia, MD, MPH
9:05 AM 9:15 AM Q&A
9:15 AM 9:50 AM Vaccine Angst: A Paradigm for Prevention*
Kelly D. Ford, MD
9:50 AM 10:00 AM Q&A
10:00 AM 10:30 AM Refreshment Break
10:30 AM 11:05 AM HIV Prevention: What Else Works Besides Condoms?*
Howard Libman, MD, FACP
11:05 AM 11:15 AM Q&A
11:15 AM 11:50 AM Screening, Prevention and Treatment of HCV: A Shifting Paradigm for Primary Care
Andrew J. Hale, MD
11:50 AM 12:00 PM Q&A
12:00 PM 12:15 PM Closing Remarks

Principles of Prevention in Primary Care Practice 2018

 

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June 7-9, 2018, The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA

Harvard Medical School & Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center