HOT TOPICS IN INTERNAL MEDICINE 2018: The Latest Knowledge to Impact Your Practice

Middleton, WI US
May 16, 2018 to May 18, 2018

Course Overview

The 2018 Hot Topics in Internal Medicine features updates in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that most impact your practice. 

Elements of Comptence

This activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties area of medical knowlede, and patient care and procedural skills. This activity also focuses on the interprofessional competencies of interprofessional communication and teams/teamwork.

 

Conference Fees

$595 Physicians (MD and DO)

$495 Residents, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Others

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

$395 Physicians (MD and DO)

$295 Residents, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Others

The conference fee includes the cost of tuition, materials, breakfasts, refreshment breaks, lunches, and a nonrefundable processing fee of $50.

Conference Materials

The conference syllabus will be posted online (the link will be sent to registered participants approximately one week before the conference).

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the needs of practicing internists, family physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses and other health professionals interested in expanding their knowledge and improving their care of patients with complex medical illness. 

    Learning Objectives

    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 challeneges 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 subspecialties essential for all medical professionals who care for adults in the following areas:

    General Internal Medicine and relevant topics in:

    • Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    • Cardiovascular Medicine
    • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
    • Gastroentrerology and Hepatology
    • Geriatrics and Gerontology
    • Hematology and Medical Oncology
    • Infectious Diesease
    • Nephrology
    • Rheumatology
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 18.25 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 18.25 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
    • 18.25 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    Course opens: 
    03/12/2018
    Course expires: 
    07/31/2018
    Event starts: 
    05/16/2018 - 7:40am
    Event ends: 
    05/18/2018 - 12:15pm
    Cost:
    $595.00
    Rating: 
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    Wednesday AM 
    7:00Registration, Breakfast
    7:40

    Welcome
    Richard L. Page, MD, Chair and Professor, Department of MedicineUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

    7:45Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia:  Aching for Relief
    Nathan J. Rudin, MD, MA
    8:30

    WHI or WHI Not:  Hormone Therapy 15 Years After the Women’s Health Initiative
    Nancy S. Fuller, MD

    9:00

    Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) Copycats:  Non-Infectious Pneumonia Syndromes
    Nathan K. Sandbo, MD

    9:30 Question and Answer Period
    10:00Refreshment Break
    10:15

    Greatest Hits 2018: 8 Studies that will Change Your Practice
    Jeremy Smith, MD

    11:15

    Cellulitis, It Gets Under My Skin:  Updates in Therapeutic Approach
    Alexander J. Lepak, MD

    11:45 Question and Answer Period
    Wednesday PM 
    12:15Lunch
    1:15

    Elevated Serum Creatinine:  AKI or CKD;  Two Sides of the Same Coin!
    Tripti Singh, MD

    1:45

    Highlights of Hi-Lytes-Hyperkalemia and Hypernatremia
    Sana Waheed, MD

    2:15Question and Answer Period
    2:45Refreshment Break
    3:00

    Concussion:  State of the Science
    Traci R. Snedden, PhD, PNP

    3:30

    Managing the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
     Art Walaszek, MD

    4:00Question and Answer Period
    4:30 

    Adjourn

    Thursday AM 
    7:00Breakfast, Registration
    7:55Welcome
    Kristen Panther, APNP
    8:00

    STDs in 2018:  It’s a Scary World out There
     Andrew W. Urban, MD

    8:30

    HPV – The New Face of Head and Neck Cancer
    Aaron M. Wieland, MD

    9:00

    Wait, What?  How to Approach Shared Decision Making Conversations in Primary Care
    Toby C. Campbell, MD

    9:30 Question and Answer Period
    10:00Refreshment Break
    10:15

    Approach to the Patient with Anemia
    Eliot C. Williams, MD, PhD

    10:45

    Updates in Food Allergy for the Adult Provider 
    Anne Marie Singh, MD

    11:15

    Atrial Fibrillation:  Avoiding Strokes and Making Ablations Worthwhile
    Miguel A. Leal, MD

    11:45Question and Answer Period
    Thursday PM 
    12:15Lunch
    1:15

    10 Rashes for the Primary Care Provider 
    Thomas D. Keenan, MD, PhD

    1:45

    Eosinophilic Esophagitis a Rapidly Evolving Disease and Dyspepsia
    Luis D. Lomeli, MD, MPH

    2:15Question and Answer Period
    2:45Refreshment Break
    3:00

    2018 Hypertension (HTN) Guidelines
    Heather M. Johnson, MD, MS

    3:30

    Mastering the Master Gland:  Pituitary Disorders in Primary Care
    Diane F. Elson, MD, FACP, FACE

    4:00Question and Answer Period
    4:30Adjourn
    May 18 AM 
    7:00Registration, Breakfast
    7:55

    Welcome
    Jeremy P. Smith, MD

    8:00

    The Practical Management of Heart Failure Care
    Joan C. Hermsen, APNP

    8:30

    A Pain in the Neck:  Evaluation and Management of Common Shoulder and Neck Pain
    Kathryn A. Miller, MD

    9:00

    Complementary and Integrative Health:  Latest Updates and Hot Topics
    J. Adam Rindfleisch, MPhil, MD

    9:30Question and Answer Period
    10:00Refreshment Break
    10:15

    Update on Thyroid Nodules:  Mountain or Molehill?
    Maxfield P. Flynn, MD, PhD

    10:45

    Influenza:  Preparing for a Reprise of 1918 
    Dennis G. Maki, MD

    11:45Question and Answer Period
    12:15Adjourn

    The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements.

    The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health 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 contact Cathy Means at 608.262.3729.

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

    Travel

    Conference Housing

    A block of rooms has been reserved at the conference site, Madison Marriott West.  Please write or call the hotel directly (1.888.745.2032) to arrange your accommodations.  To receive the special rate of $144 (plus taxes) for a standard guestroom please tell the reservation agent that you are booking a room under the UW School of Medicine and Public Health Internal Medicine Room Block.  The block of rooms will be held on a first-come, first-served basis and any available rooms that have not been reserved by April 25, 2018, will be released to the general public.

    Conference Attire

    To ensure your comfort in the conference room, please bring a sweater or jacket to accommodate temperature variations.

    Faculty

    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

    UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SCHOOL OF NURSING

    UW HEALTH

    • Joan C. Hermsen, APNP, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

    Planning Committee

    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

    • Richard L. Page, MD, Chair and Professor, Department of Medicine
    • Jeremy P. Smith, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
    • Andrew W. Urban, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease
    • Bennett Vogelman, MD, Professor and Vice Chair of Education; Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

    UW Health

    • Kristen L. Panther, APNP, Internal Medicine Clinic

    University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing

    • Tracy Mrochek, MPA, RN, Continuing Education in Nursing

    Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure

    It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this continuing education (CE) activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest.  Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s).  Detailed disclosures will be made available in the activity handout materials.

    Accreditation Statement

    Jointly Accredited Provider LogoIn support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison 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 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) & Iowa Board of Nursing

    The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.25 ANCC and Iowa contact hours.  The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350. 

    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 1.825 CEUs or 18.25 hours.

    Available Credit

    • 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 18.25 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 18.25 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
    • 18.25 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

    Accreditation Period

    Course opens: 
    03/12/2018
    Course expires: 
    07/31/2018

    Price

    Cost:
    $595.00
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    The conference fee includes the cost of tuition, materials, breakfast, lunch, refreshment breaks, and a nonrefundable processing fee of $50.

    CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

    Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to help@icep.wisc.edu. Cancellation requests received at least 96 hours prior to the conference will allow a full refund except for the nonrefundable processing fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations received less than 96 hours prior to the activity start date.

    QUESTIONS ABOUT REGISTRATION

    Email help@icep.wisc.edu or call 608-262-7226

    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.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

    For conference information contact Cathy Means at 608.262.3729 or cathy.means@wisc.edu