UCSF Hot Topics in Primary Care Medicine Course

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What you’ll find in this course description:

Overview

Topics and Speakers

Faculty

Accreditation

Designation

Media Formats

Learning Objectives

Intended Audience

 

Overview

From this course, you’ll get an in-depth review of latest developments in the outpatient medical field. Its focus is on the strategies and skills needed in daily office practice. It’s guided by Robert B. Baron, MD, MS. The CME program emphasizes guidelines for best practice covering varied topics ranging from cancer to allergy & immunology, to today’s approaches to gout, dermatology, depression, osteoporosis, and to sports medicine, and more.

This course is intended to equip you with knowledge to carry out the following:

  • Managing typical problems that include high cholesterol, asthma, coronary heart disease, vertigo, stroke, COPD, TIAs, STDs, sinusitis, hearing loss, diabetes, and substance abuse among others
  • Diagnosing and treating women’s health special problems
  • Selecting the best diagnostic related tests
  • Understanding disparities in health as well as the role you play in providing care that is equitable and patient-centred

 

Next is information on Topics and Speakers, Accreditation, Designation, Learning Objectives, Media Formats, and Intended Audience.

 

Expanding Your Skills

The UCSF’s Hot Topics in Primary Care Course is accessible via Audio MP3 CDs or online. The content you receive is unbiased and evidence-based. You’ll also be learning through case-study based reviews to aid you in expanding your knowledge as well as in incorporating the newest guidelines to your day-to-day practice.

 

Topics and Speakers

Preventive Medicine

  • Prevention of Infections: Best Practices in Vaccination – Lisa G. Winston, MD
  • Updates in Breast Cancer Screening – Karla M. Kerlikowske, MD
  • Cancer Screening 2019: New Recommendations, New Controversies – Judith M.E. Walsh, MD, MPH
  • How Should We Approach Cervical Cancer Screening and Routine Pelvic Examinations in 2019? – George F. Sawaya, MD

 

Clinical Strategies in Primary Care I

  • Management of Lipid Disorders: Integrating the New Guidelines – Robert B. Baron, MD, MS
  • Safer Opiate Prescribing – Soraya Azari, MD
  • Updates in Nutrition and Exercise: New Trials and New Guidelines – Jeffrey A. Tice, MD
  • Common and Uncommon Problems in Otolaryngology – Steven Pletcher, MD

 

Clinical Strategies in Primary Care II

  • Current Strategies in Perioperative Medicine – H. Quinny Cheng, MD
  • Quality Contraception Care: Counseling and Controversies – Sara Whetstone, MD
  • Updates in Hospital Medicine – Bradley A. Sharpe, MD

 

Clinical Strategies in Primary Care III

  • Understanding Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Now More than Ever – Susan Philip, MD, MPH
  • Palliative Care Pearls for the Busy Practitioner – Steven Z. Pantilat, MD
  • Gout: An Old Disease that is Coming of Age – Jonathan Graf, MD

 

Clinical Strategies in Primary Care IV

  • Current Approaches to Asthma and COPD – Michael Peters, MD
  • Best Practices in Chest Imaging for the Non-Radiologist – Brett M. Elicker, MD
  • Management of Common Problems in Sports Medicine – Cindy J. Chang, MD
  • Current Approaches to Allergy and Immunology – Iris Otani, MD

 

Clinical Strategies in Primary Care V

  • Depression in Primary Care: Mourning or Melancholia? – Descartes Li, MD
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis: What’s New and Controversial in 2019? – Douglas C. Bauer, MD
  • Interventional Cardiology for the Non-Cardiologist: New Innovations and New Guidelines – Krishan Soni, MD, MBA

 

Quick Facts

Provider: University of California, San Francisco

Course Director

Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine

Associate Dean for Graduate

Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education

 

Faculty

Course Chair

Robert B. Baron, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine

Associate Dean for Graduate and Continuing Medical Education Course Faculty

(University of California, San Francisco, unless indicated)

 

Course Faculty

Soraya Azari, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Douglas C. Bauer, MD

Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Cindy J. Chang, MD

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and

Family and Community Medicine

Primary Care Sports Medicine

Brett M. Elicker, MD

Professor of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging

Chief, Cardiac & Pulmonary Imaging

H. Quinny Cheng, MD

Professor of Medicine

Jonathan Graf, MD

Professor of Medicine

UCSF Director, UCSF RA Observational Cohort

Division of Rheumatology

Zuckerberg San Francisco General

Descartes Li, MD

Professor of Psychiatry

Director, UCSF Bipolar Disorder Program

Director, Medical Student Education

UCSF Department of Psychiatry

Karla M. Kerlikowske, MD

Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Director of Women’s Health

Research Fellowship at SFVAMC

Steven Z. Pantilat, MD

Professor of Medicine

Chief, Division of Palliative Care

Iris Otani, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Associate Program Director

Allergy and Immunology Fellowship

Susan Philip, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director, Disease Prevention and Control Branch

San Francisco Department of Public Health

Michael Peters, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Steven Pletcher, MD

Professor of Otolaryngology

Program Director, Otolaryngology

Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) Residency

Bradley A. Sharpe, MD

Professor of Medicine

Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine

George F. Sawaya, MD

Professor of Obstetrics

Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

and of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

The Robert B. Domush Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology Education

Krishan Soni, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Cardiology

Director of Value Improvement for Department of Medicine

UCSF Health Subspecialty Services

Jeffrey A. Tice, MD

Professor of Medicine

Judith M.E. Walsh, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Associate Medical Director

UCSF Women’s Health Primary Care Practice

Lisa G. Winston, MD

Professor of Medicine

Vice Chief

Inpatient Medical Services and Hospital Epidemiologist

Zuckerberg San Francisco General

Sara Whetstone, MD

Assistant Professor

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Associate Program Director

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences Residency

Accreditation

The UCSF (University School of California School of Medicine) has an accreditation from the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education) to offer to physicians continuing medical education.

 

Designation

This long lasting material is designated by UCSF for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits of up to 15.5. Physicians are allowed to only claim the credit equivalent to how far they go in their activity participation.

After successfully completing the CME activity that is inclusive of participating in the evaluation component, participants attain a maximum of 15.5 MOC points in the program for ABIM (American Board of Internal Medicine’s) Maintenance of Certification (MOC). They’ll be earning MOC points similar to the number of CME credits that they have claimed for the activity. It’s CME activity provider’s duty to present a participant’s information of completion to ACCME so that they can be granted the ABIM MOC credits.

Submission of registration forms for CME credit must be done before the expiration date as indicated below:

Series Release Date: 15th January 2020

Series Expiration Date: 14th January 2023

 

Media Formats

This detailed UCSF Hot Topics in Primary Care Course can be accessed by learners through Audio MP3 CDs, online, or combo. The latter format is a combination of the online videos and Audio MP3s, and comes with a USB to aid you listen to the MP3 CDs on your PC or mobile device.

 

Learning Objectives

Once you complete the course, you should be in a position to understand and carry out the following:

 

  • Managing typical problems that include high cholesterol, asthma, coronary heart disease, vertigo, stroke, COPD, TIAs, STDs, sinusitis, hearing loss, diabetes, and substance abuse among others
  • Diagnosing and treating women’s health special problems such as ovarian, cervical, and breast cancer, contraception, routine pelvic checkups, and osteoporosis
  • Selecting the best diagnostic related tests as well as enhancing value in medical practice
  • Using best evidence as well as optimization of patient communication and making of shared decisions
  • Understanding disparities in health as well as the role you play in providing care that is equitable and patient-centred

 

Intended Audience

This course targets practicing interns, family practitioners as well as other health professionals who are interested in offering excellent primary care services. They’ll receive an exhaustive review of the latest developments within outpatient medicine.

UCSF Hot Topics in Primary Care Medicine Course
UCSF Hot Topics in Primary Care Medicine Course

$695.00

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