CME 2011

2011 VAPA Annual CME Conference Agenda

Tentative Agenda – session topics and times subject to change

Sunday, July 24, 2011

3 - 6:30 PM Registration desk opens
3 PM VAPA Board Meeting
Monday, July 25, 2011

7 AM Registration opens
7 - 8 AM
CME Breakfast - Transplant - The People Magazine Version (Kim Zuber, PA-C)
8:15 - 9:15 AM Management of Diabetes Mellitus Type II - The Options (Aaron Vinik, MD, PhD, FCP, MACP)
9:30 - 10:30 AM Information Mastery: Evidence Based Medicine in the Real World (David C. Slawson, MD)
10:30 - 10:45 AM BREAK
10:45 - 11:45 AM Hereditary Angioedema - Evidence-Based Tools to Improve Diagnosis & Management
(Michael Van Buren Calvin, PA-C)
This session is presented through the AAPA Chapter Lecture Series, which is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from ViroPharma.
12 - 1 PM Evaluation and Management of BiPolar Disorder (David Spiegel, MD)
1 - 2 PM Non-CME Lunch Product Theatre:  
Asthma - Advances in Aerolized Medicine and the Impact on Outcomes

This session is presented through the AAPA Chapter Product Theater Series. This program is supported by Teva Respiratory and is not elgible for CME credit.
1 - 3 PM VAPA Membership Meeting / Lunch
1 - 3 PM WORKSHOP - Information Mastery: Using "Medical Poetry" to Stay Up-to-Date and Help Save the Global Economy (David C. Slawson, MD) (Lunch will be provided to registrants of this workshop)
3 - 5 PM WORKSHOP - Advanced Suturing (Marie Waller, PA-C)
   
   
Tuesday, July 26, 2011

7 AM Registration opens
7 - 8 AM CME Breakfast - The Latest on PA Certification from NCCPA (James Cannon, DHA, PA-C)
8:15 - 9:15 AM A Primary Care Evaluation of Infertility (Silvina M. Bocca, MD, PhD)
9:30 - 10:30 AM When the Blood Stops Flowing: Peripheral Artery Disease (Mark Cannon, PA-C)
10:30 - 10:45 AM BREAK
10:45 - 11:45 AM Sleep Medicine - The PA's Role in the Management of Sleep Disorders (Michael Lacey, MD, D.ABSM)
12 - 1 PM Non-CME Lunch Product Theatre: Pathophysiology of Pain: Mechanisms and Manifestations
Registration is required. This program is sponsored by and the speaker is presenting on behalf of Lilly USA, LLC. It is being presented consistent with FDA guidelines and is not approved for continuing education credit. Lunch will be provided for attendees of this program.
As of January 1, 2011, if you are a US medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy with an active state license number, the value of the meal that you receive when attending this program may be disclosed on Eli Lilly and Company's Physician Payment Registry as a transfer of value made to you by Lilly. As a result of enacted state regulations, food, beverage and/or meals will not be provided for healthcare professionals from the states of Minnesota and Vermont. This medical presentation is intended only for invited healthcare professionals for whom the information to be presented is relevant to their practice. We regret that spouses or other guests cannot be accommodated.

1 - 2 PM Therapeutic Hypothermia (Alicia Devine, MD, MD, FACEP)
2 - 3 PM A Call to Action in Primary Care - Improving HIV and Diagnosis and Co-Management
(Susan LeLacheur, Dr.P.H., PA-C)
This session is presented through the AAPA Chapter Lecture Series, which is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc. and Tibotec Therapeutics.
3 - 5 PM WORKSHOP - EKG Review (George A. Sarris, MD)
3 - 5 PM WORKSHOP - Medical Spanish Part I (Otilio Ramos, PA-C)
3 - 5 PM WORKSHOP - Practical Management of Common Sleep Disorders (Michael Lacey, MD, D.ABSM)
3 - 5 PM WORKSHOP - Splinting 101 (Lisa L. Page, RMA, OTC)
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

7 AM Registration opens
7 - 8 AM CME Breakfast - Protein: It's What's for Breakfast  (Marcia D. Greenblum MS, RD)
7 AM - 12:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open
8:15 - 9:15 AM Colorectal Cancer Screening: An Update (Alan Abrams, PA-C)
9:30 - 10:30 AM Late Effects of Childhood Cancer (Jennifer Dean, MD)
10:30 - 10:45 AM BREAK
10:45 - 11:45 AM Difficult to Treat Hypertension (Sheila Garris, MD, FACP, FASH)
12 - 1 PM Non-CME Lunch Product Theatre:  COPD - Priorities for Detection and Management
(Michael Van Buren Calvin, PA-C)
This session is presented through the AAPA Chapter Product Theater Series. This program is supported by the COPD Alliance and is not eligible for CME credit.
1 - 2 PM Atrial Fibrillation
2 - 3 PM Hepatitis C Virus for Primary Care (Richard H. Davis, Jr., PA-C)
This session is presented through the AAPA Chapter Lecture Series, which is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
3 -5 PM WORKSHOP - Drug Interactions - A Review (Thomas Lynch, Pharm.D., BCPS)
3 -5 PM WORKSHOP - Medical Spanish Part II (Otilio Ramos, PA-C)
3 - 5 PM WORKSHOP - The Pre-Operative Evaluation of a Patient (Randy Thress, PA-C)
5:30 - 8:30 PM Social Event - VAPA Night at the Military Aviation Museum
Thursday, July 28, 2010

7 AM Registration opens
7 - 8 AM Breakfast
7 AM - 12:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open
8:15 - 9:15 AM An Update on Anticoagulation Therapies (Thomas Lynch, Pharm.D., BCPS)
9:30 - 10:30 AM Managing Your Boss (David W. Munter, MD, MBA)
10:30 - 10:45 AM BREAK
10:45 - 11:45 AM Making Menopause Manageable (John A. Sunyecz, MD, FACOG)
12 - 1 PM Non-CME Lunch Product Theatre: Livalo: A Clinical Update (Seth J. Baum, MD, FACC, FACPM, FAHA, FNLA)
Registration is required. This program is sponsored by and the speaker is presenting on behalf of KOWA Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. / Lilly USA, LLC.  It is being presented consistent with FDA guidelines and is not approved for continuting education credit.  Lunch will be provided for attendees of this program.
1 - 2 PM Tuberculosis - Screening and Treatment (L. Beth Gadkowski, MD, MS)
2 - 3 PM Fibromyalgia-Making the Diagnosis and Managing the Condition (Cynthia C. Su, MD)
3 - 5 PM WORKSHOP - Dermatology (Kimberly K. Dempsey, MPA, PA-C)
3 - 5 PM WORKSHOP - Pulmonary Workshop- Asthma/COPD (Himanshu D. Desai, MD)
Friday, July 29, 2011

7 AM Registration opens
7:30 - 8:30 AM CME Breakfast - What the Other Kids are Smoking: Today's Street Drugs of Abuse
(
Bruce Lo, MD, RDMS, FACEP)
8:45 - 9:45 AM Incontinence and Impotence - A Urologic Review (Courtney Cantwell, PA-C)
10 - 11 AM Stroke - A Guidelines Primer (Richard M. Zweifler, MD)
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM The Ins and Outs of Palliative Care (Krista R. Dobbie, MD)
12:15 Conference Adjourns