2018 Primary Care Conference
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.
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.
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.
The 2018 Primary Care Conference is designed to:
- Describe the latest evidence regarding diagnosis and evaluation of medical conditions commonly seen by the primary care health care team
- Summarize state-of-the-art management of common medical conditions in clinical practice
- Employ new strategies to enact behavior change in patients
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Friday, November 2, 2018
A block of rooms has been reserved at the conference site, The Madison Concourse Hotel. Please contact the hotel directly (1-800-356-8293) to arrange your accommodation. Please mention “Primary Care 2018” to the hotel staff when making your reservation to receive the special block room rates of $154-single rate, $164-double rate, plus tax (for Concourse Premier Level); $194-single rate, $204-double rate, plus tax (for Governor's Club Level). The block of rooms will be held on a first-come, first-served basis and any available rooms that have not been reserved by October 2, 2018, will be released to the general public.
To ensure your comfort in the conference room, please bring a sweater or jacket to accommodate temperature variations.
|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 12.5 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)
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) & Iowa Board of Nursing
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 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 1.25 continuing education units (CEUs) or 12.5 hours.
- 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 12.50 ANCC Contact Hours
- 12.50 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
- 12.50 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY
Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com or call 608-262-7226.
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 please contact Cathy Means at 608-262-3729 or firstname.lastname@example.org.