2023 Primary Care Conference

Middleton, WI US
November 16, 2023 to November 17, 2023

About the Course

The overall focus of the 2023 Primary Care Conference is to discuss critical topics in primary care identified through professional practice, and provide learners with the knowledge, skills, tools, and resources needed to change their practice and improve the care of their patients.

Conference Format (Live In-Person OR Live Virtual)

Please Note: This conference is scheduled to be in-person at the Madison Marriott West, and also live streamed. This conference will not be recorded for post-conference viewing.

In-person conference attendance is limited, so we encourage you to register early. Method of attendance is available when you register for the program.

Conference Fees

Registration Fee:

  • $475 Physicians (MD and DO)
  • $375 Physician Assistants, Nurses, Other Practicing Professionals
  • $225 Fellows, Residents, Students

Reduced Registration Fee for UW Health/UW Medical Foundation/VA/Meriter Employees:

  • $350 Physicians (MD and DO)
  • $250 Physician Assistants, Nurses, Other Practicing Professionals
  • $100 Fellows, Residents, Students

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to help@icep.wisc.edu. Cancellation requests received at least 120 hours prior to the conference will allow a full refund except for the nonrefundable processing fee of $75. No refunds will be made for cancellations received less than 5 days prior to the activity start date.

Provided By

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

  • Department of Medicine
  • Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
  • University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP)

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the needs of primary care physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, and other health care professionals who are interested in expanding their knowledge and improving their care of patients.

Practice Gaps and Needs

Based on documented gaps in current practice, this activity addresses critical topics in primary care identified through professional practice; local, regional and national data in healthcare quality; and requests from participants in related continuing education activities.

The overall focus of this activity is to discuss these practice gaps and provide participants with the knowledge, skills, tools and resources needed to change their professional practice and improve the care of their patients.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participation in this educational activity, the healthcare team will be able to:

  • Describe the latest evidence regarding diagnosis and evaluation of medical conditions
  • Summarize state-of-the-art management of common medical conditions in clinical practice
  • Employ new strategies to enact behavior change in patients

Elements of Competence

This activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties areas of patient care and procedural skills, and medical knowledge. This activity also focuses on the interprofessional competencies of roles and responsibilities, and communication.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 12.50 AAPA Category 1 CME
  • 12.50 MOC: ABIM Medical Knowledge Points (Part II)
  • 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 12.50 AAFP Credits
  • 12.50 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 3.00 ANCC Pharmacotherapy Contact Hours
  • 12.50 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 12.50 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Registration opens: 
04/03/2023
Course expires: 
01/05/2024
Event starts: 
11/16/2023 - 7:50am CST
Event ends: 
11/17/2023 - 3:30pm CST
Cost:
$475.00
Rating: 
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Thursday, November 16, 2023

AM 
7:00Registration, Breakfast
7:50Welcome and Announcements, Jeremy P. Smith, MD
8:00Gout 2.0, Christine D. Sharkey, MD
8:30Next up - RSV Vaccines, James H. Conway, MD, FAAP
9:00Healing Chronic Pain: Neuroplasticity and the Mind-Body Connection, Jonathan Takahashi, MD, MPH
9:30Questions/Answers, Christine D. Sharkey, MD; James H. Conway, MD, FAAP; Jonathan Takahashi, MD, MPH
10:00Break, View Exhibits
10:30Preventive Cancer Screenings Update, With a Health Equity Lens, Jeffrey A. Huebner, MD, FAAFP
11:00Lock, Stock, and Barrel: Fostering a Culturally Competent Approach to Talking to Patients About Firearm Injury Reduction, James B. Bigham, MD, MPH, FAAFP
11:30Cellulitis, Don't Let It Get Under Your Skin: Approach to Diagnosis and Management, Alexander J. Lepak, MD
12:00Questions/Answers, Jeffrey A. Huebner, MD, FAAFP; James B. Bigham, MD, MPH, FAAFP; Alexander J. Lepak, MD
PM 
12:30Lunch
1:30Maxed Out on Metformin: Now What, Clare E. O'Connor, MD, MPH
2:00Thyroid Nodules Do Not Need to Be a Pain in Your Neck: A Guide to Thyroid Nodule Evaluation and Management for the Primary Care Provider, Jennifer L. Poehls, MD
2:30Questions/Answers, Clare E. O'Connor, MD, MPH; Jennifer L. Poehls, MD
2:45Break, View Exhibits
3:00Greatest Hits: The Top 8 Studies of the Last Year, Jeremy P. Smith, MD
4:00Questions/Answers, Jeremy P. Smith, MD
4:15Adjourn

Friday, November 17, 2023

AM 
7:00Registration, Breakfast
7:50Welcome and Announcements, Jeremy P. Smith, MD
8:00Sweet and Salty - A Great Combination: SGLT2 Inhibitors in CKD, James D. Alstott, MD
8:30Skin Disease in Skin of Color, Jeanette R. Comstock, MD
9:00An Introduction to Continuous Glucose Monitors, Meghan S. Furstenberg-Knauff, MSN, FNP-BC
9:30Questions/Answers, James D. Alstott, MD; Jeanette R. Comstock, MD; Meghan S. Furstenberg-Knauff, MSN, FNP-BC
10:00Break, View Exhibits
10:30Butterflies and Floppy Fish: How to Diagnose and Treat Palpitations, Jennifer M. Wright, MD
11:00How Long Should I Continue Anticoagulating a Patient After an Episode of Venous Thromboembolism, Eliot C. Williams, MD, PhD
11:30H. Pylori: Don't Let It Bug You, Andrew R. Spiel, MD
12:00Questions/Answers, Jennifer M. Wright, MD; Eliot C. Williams, MD, PhD; Andrew R. Spiel, MD
PM 
12:30Lunch
1:30Weight-ing for Prior Authorization: Obtaining and Using Anti-Obesity Medications, With or Without Insurance Coverage, Samantha K. Pabich, MD, MPH
2:00Infectious Disease Interactive Jeopardy, Joseph A. McBride, MD
2:30Non-invasive Evaluation of Chest Pain, Nicole M. Reilly, MD, FACC
3:00Questions/Answers, Samantha K. Pabich, MD, MPH; Joseph A. McBride, MD; Nicole M. Reilly, MD, FACC
3:30Adjourn

 

Madison Marriott West
1313 John Q. Hammons Drive
Middleton, WI 53562
United States
+1 (608) 831-2000

Conference Attire

Casual attire is appropriate for this conference. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, dressing in layers is recommended.

Conference Housing

A block of rooms has been reserved at the conference site, the Madison Marriott West. Please contact the hotel directly (1-888-745-2032) or click on the following link 2023 Primary Care Lodging Reservations to arrange your accommodation. Please mention “UW Primary Care Conference” to the hotel staff when making your reservation to receive the special block room rate of $139, plus tax (for a general standard guest room). The block of rooms will be held on a first-come, first-served basis and any available rooms that have not been reserved by 5:00 PM, October 25, 2023, will be released to the general public.

The Marriott, as part of Atrium Hospitality, is well prepared to welcome you to the hotel. Cleanliness Assured is their enhanced safety standards and protocols for the hotel. Cleanliness Assured meets the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) Safe Stay initiative launched in response to COVID-19. Developed by specialists in keeping you healthy and safe, the program emphasizes higher safety standards through:

  • Team member training
  • Rigorous cleaning
  • Proper hygiene
  • Food safety
  • Physical distancing

Virtual Attendees

Program links to the event will be sent to you prior to the conference.

Travel

Madison, Wisconsin has one major airport (MSN), the Dane County Regional Airport. Driving directions are available here.

Planning Committee, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

James B. Bigham, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Karen Brand Wendler, PA-C, Physician Assistant, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Kristen L. Panther, RN, MS, ANP-C, Program Manager - APP Education and Professional Development, UW Health; Nurse Practitioner, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine

Jeremy P. Smith, MD, Associate Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine

Presenters, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

James D. Alstott, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine

James B. Bigham, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Jeanette R. Comstock, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology

James H. Conway, MD, FAAP, Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics

Meghan S. Furstenberg-Knauff, MSN, FNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Pediatrics

Jeffrey A. Huebner, MD, FAAFP, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Alexander J. Lepak, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine

Joseph A. McBride, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine; Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics

Clare E. O'Connor, MD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine

Samantha K. Pabich, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine

Jennifer L. Poehls, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism,  Department of Medicine

Nicole M. Reilly, MD, FACC, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine

Christine D. Sharkey, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine

Jeremy P. Smith, MD, Associate Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine

Andrew R. Spiel, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine

Jonathan Takahashi, MD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Eliot C. Williams, MD, PhD, Professor, Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology, and Palliative Care, Department of Medicine

Jennifer M. Wright, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine

Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate, and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the speakers/presenters, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence the content of this accredited continuing education (CE).  In addition, speakers, presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. For this accredited continuing education activity all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below.

*Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by, or on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical services directly to patients to be ineligible companies.

NAMEROLE(S)FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS DISCLOSUREDISCUSSION OF UNLABELED/UNAPPROVED USES OF DRUGS/DEVICES IN PRESENTATION?
James D. Alstott, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
James B. Bigham, MD, MPH, FAAFPCommittee Member; Speaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Karen Brand Wendler, PA-CCommittee MemberNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Jeanette R. Comstock, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
James H. Conway, MD, FAAPSpeaker/AuthorMerck, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca (All Contractor)No
Meghan S. Furstenberg-Knauff, MSN, FNP-BCSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Jeffrey A. Huebner, MD, FAAFPSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Alexander J. Lepak, MDSpeaker/AuthorSpero Therapeutics (Contractor)Yes
Joseph A. McBride, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseYes
Cathy J. Means, MSPlannerNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Clare E. O'Connor, MD, MPHSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Samantha K. Pabich, MD, MPHSpeaker/AuthorDynamed, Eli Lilly and Company (Both Contractor)Yes
Kristen L. Panther, NPCommittee MemberNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Jennifer L. Poehls, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Nicole M. Reilly, MD, FACCSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Christine D. Sharkey, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Jeremy P. Smith, MDCommittee Member; Speaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Andrew R. Spiel, MDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Jonathan Takahashi, MD, MPHSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseYes
Eliot C. Williams, MD, PhDSpeaker/AuthorNo relevant relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Jennifer M. Wright, MDSpeaker/AuthorBiosense Webster, Edwards Lifesciences (Both Contractor)No

 

Discloser List CME Internal Report

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

 

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

The AAFP has reviewed 2023 University of Wisconsin Primary Care Conference and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.50 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 11/16/2023 to 11/17/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine MOC (Maintenance of Certification)

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

 

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.50 ANCC contact hours (3 of which are eligible for pharmacotherapeutic contact hours).

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs  (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 12.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 1.25 CEUs or 12.50 hours.

 

Available Credit

  • 12.50 AAPA Category 1 CME
  • 12.50 MOC: ABIM Medical Knowledge Points (Part II)
  • 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 12.50 AAFP Credits
  • 12.50 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 3.00 ANCC Pharmacotherapy Contact Hours
  • 12.50 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 12.50 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Check back periodically for an up-to-date list of exhibitors.

Exhibitors

Abbvie

Amgen Pharmaceuticals

Boehringer Ingelheim

Dexcom

Dynavax Technologies

GRAIL LLC

GSK

Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc

Merck & CO., Inc. Acute Care

Merck Vaccines

Novo Nordisk - Diabetes

Novo Nordisk - Obesity

Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc.

Pfizer Cardiovascular Metabolic

Provention Bio, A Sanofi Company

Wisconsin Child Psychiatry Consultation Program (WI CPCP)

Cost:
$475.00
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Cancellation and Refund Policy

Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to help@icep.wisc.edu. Cancellation requests received more than 5 days prior to the conference start will allow a full refund except for the nonrefundable processing fee of $75. No refunds will be made for cancellations received 5 days or less prior to the activity start date.

Accessibility

The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please notify us at help@icep.wisc.edu

Program Changes

Emergency situations occasionally occur and may necessitate topic or speaker changes. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP reserve the right to alter or substitute a topic or speaker without prior notification.

Questions About Registration

Email help@icep.wisc.edu.

For Further Information

For conference information please contact Cathy Means at cathy.means@wisc.edu.