Hot Topics in Internal Medicine 2022 Conference
Conference Format (In-Person OR Virtual)
Please Note: The Hot Topics in Internal Medicine conference (June 2-3) is scheduled to be in-person at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton, and also live streamed.
This activity enhances participants' knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors, with a focus on recent advances in preventive care, acute and chronic disease management, and enhancement of practitioner application of national priorities in health systems improvement. Topics and speakers were carefully considered to be sure that we addressed current challenges for health care issues routinely encountered by primary care providers and their health professional teams. The overall objective of this activity is to provide a comprehensive review of the most important advances in internal medicine and its sub-specialties essential for all medical professionals who care for adults in the following areas:
General Internal Medicine and relevant topics in:
- Pulmonary Medicine
- Cardiovascular Medicine
- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
- Gastroenterology and Hepatology
- Geriatrics and Gerontology
- Hematology and Medical Oncology
- Infectious Disease, featuring an update from Dr. Dennis Maki
- Mental Health
In addition, participants will explore challenging cases and recent research.
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
- Department of Medicine
- UW Health Internal Medicine
University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP)
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.
The 2022 Internal Medicine Conference is designed to:
- Enhance participants' knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors, with a focus on recent advances in preventive care, acute and chronic disease management, and development of practitioner application of national priorities in health systems improvement.
- Identify current challenges for health care issues routinely encountered by primary care providers and their health care professional teams.
- Provide a comprehensive review of the most important advances in internal medicine and its subspecialties essential for all medical professionals who care for adults.
See individual sessions for Learning Objectives
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.
Thursday, June 2, 2022 - Internal Medicine Conference
7:00 Registration, breakfast (for in-person participants)
Jeremy P. Smith, MD
8:00 Cirrhosis Management for the Primary Care Provider
Erin Spengler, MD
8:30 Cracking the Tough Beans: Cases for Outpatient Primary Care
Tripti Singh, MD
9:00 Compelling Cases in Vaginitis
Kristen Panther, NP
Erin Spengler, MD, Tripti Singh, MD, and Kristen Panther, NP
10:30 Probiotics: Magic Pill or Load of Waste? What does your gut say?
Joe McBride, MD
11:00 Weight Weight, Don't Tell Me
Samantha Pabich, MD
11:30 Oncology Emergencies in Your Primary Care Office
Priyanka Pophali, MD
Joe McBride, MD, Samantha Pabich, MD, and Priyanka Pophali, MD
1:30 Small Changes Have a Big Impact: Promoting Antimicrobial Stewardship in Your Daily Practice
Jessica Tischendorf, MD
2:00 Beyond Metformin: A case-based discussion of type 2 diabetes therapy
Max Flynn, MD
Jessica Tischendorf, MD and Max Flynn, MD
3:00 Anyone Tired of COVID? The Top 8 Non-COVID Articles Since Your Life Was Completely Upended
Jeremy Smith, MD
Jeremy Smith, MD
Friday, June 3, 2022 - Internal Medicine Conference
Kristen L. Panther, NP
8:00 Under Pressure? Over Pressure? No Pressure! Controlling Blood Pressure in Older Adults
Adam Gepner, MD
8:30 Primary Care Management of Depression: Pearls from Commonly Asked E-consult Questions
Laurel Bessey, MD
9:00 2022 Heart Failure Guidelines for the Internist
Aurangzekb Baber, MD
Adam Gepner, MD, Laurel Bessey, MD, and Aurangzekb Baber, MD
10:30 COPD Pearls for Primary Care
Nick Braus, MD
11:00 Preoperative Cardiovascular Risk Assessment & Management for Non-Cardiac Surgery
Anupama Joseph, MD
11:30 Alzheimer's Disease: What You Probably Don't Know and Should!
Bob Przybelski, MD
Nick Braus, MD, Anupama Joseph, MD, and Bob Przybelski, MD
1:30 Pearls and Pitfalls of Anticoagulation
Amanda Breuer, PA
Dennis Maki, MD
Amanda Breuer, PA and Dennis Maki, MD
Casual attire is appropriate for this conference.. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, dressing in layers is recommended.
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 Book your group rate for Internal Medicine Conference to arrange your accommodation. Please mention “Internal Medicine Conference” to the hotel staff when making your reservation to receive the special block room rate of $148, 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, Tuesday, May 20, 2022, 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
Program links to the event will be sent to you prior to the conference.
Melissa Stiles, MD, Professor (CHS), Urgent Care (Family Medicine), UW School of Medicine and Public Health
Amanda Breuer, PA, Honorary Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
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, committee members, planners, and other persons who may influence 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 will be disclosed prior to the start of the activity.
*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.
|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.|
American Board of Internal Medicine (Maintenance of Certification-MOC)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12.75 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 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 Cardiovascular Medicine and Prevention Update for Primary Care and deemed it acceptable for up to 12.75 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 06/2/2022 to 06/3/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 ANCC contact hours, 4 of which are eligible for pharmacotherapeutic contact hours.
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 1.275 CEUs or 12.75 hours..
- 12.75 MOC: ABIM Medical Knowledge Points (Part II)
- 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 12.75 AAFP Credits
- 12.75 ANCC Contact Hours
- 4.00 ANCC Pharmacotherapy Contact Hours
- 12.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
- 12.75 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Precautions will be followed, as the safety and well-being of our conference participants is of the utmost importance. In-person conference attendance is limited, so we encourage you to register early. Method of attendance is available when you register for the program. This conference will not be recorded for post-conference viewing.
For the health and safety of our learners and faculty (and according to local guidelines), the use of a mask is recommended but not required. Please check the conference website periodically for updated state and local guidelines. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility as we continue to navigate this pandemic. Thank you.
CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY
Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to email@example.com. Cancellation requests received at least 120 hours prior to the conference will allow a full refund except for the nonrefundable processing fee of $50. No refunds will be made for cancellations received less than 5 days prior to the activity start date.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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