1 Live Kauai CME Join us in Hawaii Kauai CME & CE for 15 Contact Hours Primary Care Update Kauai CME/CE: Join University Learning Systems on "The Garden Isle" of Hawaii for 15 hours of Live CE, CME and CNE. Hosted at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa and located along the white sand beaches of Poipu, this spectacular location is where you will earn 15 contact hours (1.5 CEU) over three days, 5 hours per day, of live AAFP/AMA PRA Category 1, ACPE and pharmacology CE/ CME credit. With small class sizes and clinical faculty from medical & pharmacy schools, therefore, our live Kauai CME is perfect for physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses & nurse practitioners. This live CE / CME experience is accredited for MDs, PAs, Pharms, NPs and Nurses! VENUE Hotel Amenities & Local Attractions Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, set along the soothing white sands of Poipu, on Kauai s sunny south shore. 50 oceanfront acres of classic Hawaiian architecture, open courtyards, lush gardens and pristine pools to relax and enjoy the sun. Classic Hawaiian guestrooms with private lanai. Spend the day zip lining, surfing, kayaking or scuba diving among rare sea turtles and luminous fish. Play 18 holes on our championship Robert Trent Jones Jr. golf course, adjacent to the hotel. Relax at the 45,000 sq. ft. Anara Spa, the largest on Kauai, with treatments rooted in ancient Hawaiian healing. Take in a traditional Hawaiian Luau with modern Hawaiian fare. CONFERENCE INFORMATION Registration Details Conference registration includes workshop attendance, handouts, breakfast or refreshments during the meetings and documentation of continuing education credit*. Spouses, family and friends are welcome and do not need to register unless they attend the educational sessions. Special seminar fees are available for non-professional accompanying persons who wish to attend one or more session (no special receipt, certification or credit issued). Conference Credit This program is accredited for pharmacists. Session 1: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN L01-P, Activity: Application Session 2: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN L01-P, Activity: Application Session 3: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN L01-P, Activity: Application Physicians: Application for CME credit from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is planned. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit toward the AMA Physician s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1. University Learning Systems Accreditations Consultant Pharmacists: Some consultant pharmacist boards accept University Learning Systems courses for recertification, either as is or with board approval. Please contact your board regarding course approval and ULS with any questions Our Target Audience Physicians Pharmacists Physician Assistants Nurse Practitioners Nurses Other Health Professionals: Contact your respective board regarding approval. University Learning Systems Conference Policies
2 Registration Policies Conference registration includes workshop attendance, handouts, breakfast or refreshments during the meetings and documentation of continuing education credit. All persons attending the seminar must register. Spouses, family and friends are welcome and do not need to register unless they attend the educational sessions. Special seminar fees are available for non-professional accompanying persons who wish to attend one or more sessions (no special receipt, documentation or credit is issued). Children are not allowed in the meeting room. Continuing Education Credit Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, and Nurse Practitioners: Paper certificates are provided daily at the end of each educational session. *Pharmacists: Please ensure that we have your NABP e-profile ID and date of birth on file. University Learning Systems reports credit directly to CPE Monitor. You may download your statement of credit directly from CPE Monitor. All Professions: Please inform University Learning Systems if you require that credit be reported to CE BROKER (University Learning Systems CE Broker Provider # ) or other organizations. Please provide all necessary reporting information when you register for the seminar. Requirements for Credit: Credit is dependent on verification of seminar attendance by on-time check-in at each session and ULS receipt of completed evaluations. Credit is determined based on actual attendance on a per session basis, no partial credit is awarded. (Note: Approximately one 15-minute break per 2.5 hours.) Physically Impaired Attendees If you have impairments that require assistance in order to participate in this conference, please contact us so that we may make arrangements to assist you. Liability University Learning Systems and our travel agents for the various carriers involved and assume no liability or responsibility in connection with the service of the vessel, carriage, motor vehicle or other conveyance which may be employed, either wholly or in part, in the performance of their duties to the passenger. Neither shall they be responsible for any act, error or omission or for any injury, loss, accident, delay or irregularity which may be occasioned by reason of any defect in any vehicle or through neglect of any company or person engaged in conveying the passenger. Grievance Policy All grievances regarding programs, personnel or practices of any University Learning Systems continuing education program(s) should be brought to the attention of the University Learning Systems staff. We will attempt to satisfy the complaint. In addition, measures will be taken to correct deficiencies. Procedures in Resolving Grievances The purpose of these grievance procedures is to provide a fair and equitable proc edure for review of grievances related to the quality of continuing education programs, the amount of credit awarded for a program, fees and tuition, refunds of fees and tuition, and any other issues directly related to continuing education programming. Grievance Step #1: Any participant in continuing education programs sponsored by University Learning Systems may discuss any grievances with any employee of University Learning Systems. To facilitate handling of the grievance, University Learning Systems requests it in writing. Grievances shall be filed in a timely manner, within 30 days after receipt of a home study program or within 15 days after receipt of credit or a certificate of attendance at a live program. After receipt and consideration of grievances, University
3 Learning Systems shall act with due diligence to resolve the problem to the satisfaction of the participant. Grievance Step # 2: If University Learning Systems does not resolve the grievance to the participant s satisfaction, that participant may ask University Learning Systems to present the grievance to a Committee consisting of University Learning System s customers who have agreed to provide grievance assistance to University Learning Systems. The participant s written grievance is sent by University Learning Systems to the committee members, and ask that each review the complaint, review the facts as presented and discuss the grievance with the complainant (if deemed necessary). University Learning Systems will also ask its grievance committee to independently issue a ruling on the grievance, and send their results to University Learning Systems for action. If more than one solution is proposed, then University Learning Systems will utilize the one most acceptable to the complainant. SESSIONS: DAY 1 SCHEDULE Breathe Easy 5 hours Date: Wednesday, 10/2/2019 Check-in and breakfast: 7:30AM 8:00AM Educational Session: 8:00AM 1:30PM At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to: Rethinking Asthma Management-Reamer L. Bushardt (1 hr) Define treatment goals for patients with asthma. Discuss evidence-based recommendations and guidelines for diagnosing, treating and controlling asthma. Develop a drug therapy and monitoring plan for patients with asthma. Identify strategies to support patient education and adherence within inhaled medications for asthma. Best Practices in Prescribing Opioids-Reamer L. Bushardt (1hr) Describe evolving opioid prescribing and regulatory practices in the United States. Discuss recently released opioid prescribing guidelines, highlighting the relevance to primary care providers. Describe best practices and patient care resources for managing patients with chronic nonmalignant pain, highlighting guidance from a regulatory perspective. Practical Approach to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Kevin O Connor (2hrs) Define treatment goals for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Discuss evidence-based recommendations and guidelines for diagnosing, treating and controlling Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Develop a drug therapy and monitoring plan for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Identify strategies to support patient education and adherence within inhaled medications for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Identify the pathophysiology and comorbidities often associated with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Discuss lifestyle, medication, biomechanical and surgical options for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. How to Tackle the Most Common Office Emergencies Kevin O Connor (1hr) Identify the most common office emergencies encountered in the primary care setting. Develop immediate action plans to address the most common office emergencies, to include appropriate medication, equipment and staff training.
4 Discuss ways in which the primary care provider can either initiate or integrate into already established national, state and local community resilience efforts. Reamer Bushardt Pharm.D., PA-C, DFAAPA Professor and Senior Associate Dean, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Bushardt has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might Kevin C. O Connor, D.O., FAAFP Associate Professor of Medicine, Senior Medical Advisor, Health Sciences, The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences; Director, Executive Medicine Program, GW Medical Faculty Associates. Dr. O Connor has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might DAY 2 SCHEDULE Above the Belt, Below the Belt 5 hours Date: Thursday, 10/3/2019 Check-in and breakfast: 7:30AM 8:00AM Educational Session: 8:00AM 1:30PM Managing Common Infections in Primary Care Review of Antimicrobial Principles and Focus on Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract Infections -Reamer L. Bushardt (2 hrs) Discuss principles of antimicrobial therapy and the major classes of antibacterial agents. Apply evidence-based approaches to diagnosis and select appropriate antimicrobial alternatives for common infections in primary care; Describe novel laboratory and diagnostic tools for rapid identification of causative agents in common infections in primary care; Select appropriate drug therapies in the management of common infectious diseases in special populations and vulnerable patients; Apply practical tools to identify and treat common infections encountered in clinical practice in case study scenarios. Focus on the Genitourinary and Lower Gastrointestinal Tracts-Kevin O Connor (2hrs) Common Urinary Tract Infections, Inflammatory Conditions of the Genitourinary Tract, Common Intestinal Infections, Review of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Getting the Function back in Sexual Dysfunction Kevin O Connor (1 hr) Define the types of male and female sexual dysfunction. Assess the causes of male or female sexual dysfunction associated with medical conditions, medications and psychological factors, using established screening tools when appropriate. Discuss pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic options for the treatment of sexual dysfunction. Devise a treatment plan for addressing sexual dysfunction in men and women, including lifestyle modifications. Analyze communication strategies to guide sexual health discussions with a patient. Reamer Bushardt Pharm.D., PA-C, DFAAPA Professor and Senior Associate Dean, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Bushardt has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might
5 Kevin C. O Connor, D.O., FAAFP Associate Professor of Medicine, Senior Medical Advisor, Health Sciences, The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Director, Executive Medicine Program, GW Medical Faculty Associates. Dr. O Connor has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might DAY 3 SCHEDULE Aging Gracefully 5 Hours Date: Friday, 10/4/2019 Check-in and breakfast: 7:30AM 8:00AM Educational Session: 8:00AM 1:30PM Performing a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Kevin O Connor (1 hr) Describe the Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs), and how primary care providers should consider these with respect to level of care assistance recommendations. Discuss common diseases which present differently in elders. Identify evidence-based tools to perform comprehensive geriatric assessments. Describe the doctor/patient relationship in regards to geriatric medicine. Identify the role of community resources in preserving the functional independence of older adults. Acute Pain and Emerging Therapies for Pain Management Kevin O Connor (1hr) Define pain as per the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). Classify pain according to its origin and duration. Identify the basic physiology of pain. List commonly used analgesic drug classes and individual drugs; describe their mechanism of action and identify the potential for both common and major side effects. Describe various pain assessment techniques, using evidence-based tools. Identify preventative and therapeutic measures for opioid-associated side effects. Describe the multimodal approach to pain management, to include both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions. Drug Therapy in the Older Adult Reamer L. Bushardt (2hrs) Discuss key physiologic and pathophysiologic changes of aging that impact drug therapy; Apply age-sensitive principles for medication dosing and management to patient scenarios; List 9 key questions useful for identifying and managing polypharmacy in older adults; Apply practical tools to screen and appropriately manage complex drug regimens among older adults with or at-risk for drug injury; 5. Discuss high risk drug-drug and drug-dietary supplement interactions commonly encountered in primary care, including best practices in identifying and managing related toxicities. Drug Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis Reamer L. Bushardt (1hr) Define treatment goals for patients with or at-risk for osteoporosis; Relate treatment strategies to empiric evidence regarding fracture prevention and treatment; Develop a prevention and monitoring plan for patients at-risk for osteoporosis; Describe pertinent pharmacologic parameters related to pharmaceuticals used in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.
6 Reamer Bushardt Pharm.D., PA-C, DFAAPA Professor and Senior Associate Dean, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Bushardt has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might Kevin C. O Connor, D.O., FAAFP Associate Professor of Medicine, Senior Medical Advisor, Health Sciences, The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Director, Executive Medicine Program, GW Medical Faculty Associates. Dr. O Connor has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might Conference Location Local Transportation Lihue Airport (LIH) located 15 miles from the Grand Hyatt Kauai. Many airlines offer service directly to Lihue, or you may choose to fly into Honolulu (HNL) and take a 25 min. flight to LIH. Hawaiian Airlines Taxis: Available curbside at the airport, approximate cost to travel to Poipu region is $ Shuttle Service: SpeediShuttle provides shared ride airport transportation in Mercedes shuttles at a per person rate of $23.33 one way, $44.33 round trip (10% discount on return when booked together) between Lihue Airport and the Grand Hyatt Kauai. Effective September 1, the rate will be $24.70 one way, $46.93 round trip (10% discount on return when booked together). Guests with prearranged arrival reservations are met just outside of the baggage claim area, at the side exit, close to their awaiting shuttle. Vehicle amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, 6 1 headroom, three point seat restraints, adjustable headrests and roomy comfortable seats. Rental Cars: Various rental car agencies available at LIH, use this link for reference. Grand Hyatt Kauai parking information can be found here. Please contact the event manager Marilyn (marilyn.b.turner(at)nyeventslist.com ) below for: - Multiple participant discounts - Price quotations or visa invitation letters - Payment by alternate channels (PayPal, check, Western Union, wire transfers etc) - Event sponsorships NO REFUNDS/TRANSFERS ALLOWED ON REGISTRATIONS Prices may go up any time. Service fees included in pricing This event is brought to you by: University Learning Systems - NewYorkEventsList