HOT TOPICS IN INTERNAL MEDICINE 2019: The Latest Knowledge to Impact Your Practice

Madison, WI US
May 15, 2019 to May 17, 2019

Conference Overview

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:

  • 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

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.

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. 

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    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 18.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 18.00 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 4.25 ANCC Pharmacotherapy Contact Hours
    • 18.00 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
    • 18.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    Registration opens: 
    03/14/2019
    Course expires: 
    12/31/2019
    Event starts: 
    05/15/2019 - 7:55am
    Event ends: 
    05/17/2019 - 12:15pm
    Cost:
    $595.00
    Rating: 
    0

    Wednesday, May 15

    AM

    7:00        Registration, Breakfast

    7:50        Welcome

    Jeremy P. Smith, MD

    8:00        Advances in Breast Cancer Treatments

    Kari B. Wisinski, MD

    8:30        Smoking Cessation Update

    Kristin M. Berg, MD, MS

    9:00        What's New in Heart Valve Disease

    Peter S. Rahko, MD 

    9:30        Question and Answer Period

    10:00       Refreshment Break

    10:15       Direct Oral Anticoagulants:  What's New?

    Eliot C. Williams, MD, PhD

    10:45       The Stress of Ordering the Right Stress Test:  Non-Invasive Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease

    Nicole M. Reilly, MD

     11:15       Understanding MGUS and Smoldering Myeloma:  New Insight into Risk Stratification and Treatment

    Natalie S. Callander, MD

    11:45        Question and Answer Period

     PM

    12:15       Lunch

    1:15         Interactive Infectious Disease Jeopardy

    Joseph A. McBride, MD, MA

    1:45        Gout in 2019:  Sharp Therapies

    Tiffany Lin, MD

    2:15        Question and Answer Period

    2:45        Refreshment Break

    3:00        Colorectal Cancer Screening

    Ahmed Akhter, MD

    3:30        Medication Errors in the Elderly

    Alexis M. Eastman, MD

    4:00        Question and Answer Period

    4:30        Adjourn

    Thursday, May 16

    AM

    7:00        Registration, Breakfast

    7:55        Welcome

    Jeremy P. Smith, MD

    8:00        On a LARC:  Indications For, and Management of, Long-Acting Contraception

    Kristen L. Panther, APNP

    8:30        Proteinuria:  Why Is It Important and What to Do With It

    Ali I. Gardezi, MBBS

    9:00        Calcium Disorders

    Fahad Aziz, MD

    9:30         Question and Answer Period

    10:00       Refreshment Break

    10:15       Greatest Hits:  8 Studies Guaranteed to Rock Your World!!

    Jeremy P. Smith, MD

    11:15       Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer:  The Sky is the Limit?

    Anne M. Traynor, MD

    11:45        Question and Answer Period

    PM

    12:15       Lunch

    1:15        A Burning, Urgent, Frequent Problem:  Urinary Tract Infections

    Christopher M. Saddler, MD

    1:45        Chronic Respiratory Failure:  Pearls for Primary Care Clinicians

    Nicholas A. Braus, MD

    2:15        Question and Answer Period

    2:45        Refreshment Break

    3:00        Hold the Gluten:  Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity

    Ian C. Grimes, MD

    3:30        Salt, Sugar, Sex:  Adrenal Evaluation for Primary Care

    Diane F. Elson, MD, FACP, FACE

    4:00        Question and Answer Period

    4:30        Adjourn

    Friday, May 17

    AM

    7:00        Registration, Breakfast

    7:55        Welcome

    Andrew W. Urban, MD

    8:00        Foie Gras?  The Ambulatory Patient with Fatty Liver

    John P. Rice, MD

    8:30        Chronic Urticaria

    Ravi K. Viswanathan, MD

    9:00        It's the Water . . . Burnout and Well-Being in Medicine

    Mariah A. Quinn, MD, MPH

    9:30        Question and Answer Period

    10:00      Refreshment Break

    10:15       Adult Immunizations:  Common Questions, Dilemmas, and What to Expect for 2019

    Andrew W. Urban, MD

    10:45       Medical Applications of Antimicrobial Prophylaxis:  More Than You'd Think

    Dennis G. Maki, MD

    11:45        Question and Answer Period

    12:15       Adjourn


    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.

    The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club
    One West Dayton Street
    Madison, WI 53703
    United States
    +1 (608) 257-6000

    Travel

    Conference Housing

    A block of rooms has been reserved at the conference site, The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club.  Please write or call the hotel directly (1-800-356-8293) to arrange your accommodation.  To receive the special rate of $159 (single rate); $169 (double rate), plus taxes, please tell the reservation agent that you are booking a room under the UW Internal Medicine Conference 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 19, 2019, 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.

     

    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

    Ahmed Akhter, MD, Instructor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

    Fahad Aziz, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

    Kristin M. Berg, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

    Natalie S. Callander, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care; Director, UW Carbone Cancer Center Myeloma Clinical Program

    Alexis M. Eastman, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology

    Diane F. Elson, MD, FACP, FACE, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

    Ali I. Gardezi, MBBS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

    Ian C. Grimes, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

    Tiffany Lin, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology

    Dennis G. Maki, MD, Ovid O. Meyer Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Infectious Disease and Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine; Attending Physician, Center for Trauma and Life Support and eICU

    Joseph A. McBride, MD, MA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Division of Infectious Disease) and Pediatrics (Division of Infectious Diseases)

    Mariah A. Quinn, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

    Peter S. Rahko, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

    Nicole M. Reilly, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Disease

    John P. Rice, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

    Christopher M. Saddler, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease

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

    Anne M. Traynor, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care; Thoracic Oncology Program Leader

    Andrew W. Urban, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease

    Ravi K. Viswanathan, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicnie

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

    Kari B. Wisinski, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care

    William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital

    Nicholas A. Braus, MD, Staff Pulmonologist

    UW Health

    Kristen L. Panther, APNP, Internal Medicine Clinic

     

    Planning Committee

    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

    Elizabeth R. Trowbridge, MD, Interim 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

     

    Discloser List CME Internal Report

     

    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 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 ANCC and Iowa contact hours.  ANCC pharmacotherapeutic contact hours will be calculated and awarded as appropriate to meet the needs of advanced practice nurses.  The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350.  A copy of the evaluation may be sent to the Iowa Board of Nursing, 400 SW 8th Street, Suite B, Des Moines, IA 50309.

     

    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 1.8 CEUs or 18 hours.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Available Credit

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

    Course Information

    Registration opens: 
    03/14/2019
    Course expires: 
    12/31/2019

    Price

    Cost:
    $595.00
    Please login or register to take this course.

    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 registration questions, please contact Amy Cashin at amy.cashin@wisc.edu (608-262-7226); for all other questions please contact Cathy Means at cathy.means@wisc.edu (608-262-3729).