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Austin, Texas 78701

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Live Austin CME

Live Austin CME / CE at The Driskill Hotel

Join us for live Austin CME / CE in the Live Music Capital of the World! Hosted at the iconic Driskill Hotel, Primary Care Update Austin will provide 15 contact hours (1.5 CEU) of live AAFP/ AMA PRA Category 1™, ACPE and pharmacology CE/ CME credit.

Take in the vibrant music scene, inspiring cuisines, explore Lady Bird Lake, all while earning CME & pharmacy CE credits during this three days conference. Classroom hours begin each morning and take five hours per day, and with our small class sizes and top clinical faculty, all of your questions will be resolved. Our live Austin CME / CE is perfect for physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses & nurse practitioners.

This live CE / CME experience is accredited for MDs, PAs, Pharms, NPs and Nurses!

Day 1 Schedule

Thyroid Disorders Update

Date: Monday, 10/28/2019
Check-in: 7:30AM-8:00AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:

Review Thyroid Anatomy/Physiology and Common Thyroid Disorders.
Identify the 3 most common mistakes made by Providers regarding Thyroid Disorders.
Describe the best way to Identify Thyroid Disorders.
Review the association between the Thyroid Gland and Connective Tissue Diseases.
Identify the risks/benefits of Imaging Studies in Thyroid Disease.
Discuss the unique challenges of Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy.
Discuss infiltrative Thyroid Disease and Thyroid Cancer.
Review what every provider should know about Thyroid Disease.
Create treatment plans based on actual patient cases presenting with various thyroid disorders.

Expert Speaker

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Jose Luis Hinojosa, MD, MHA, CIME

Medical Director and Family Physician at Dodge City Medical Center, Dodge City, KS., Official Team Doctor of US TaeKwonDo National and Olympic Teams, 1993-1998.

Day 2 Schedule

Reducing Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: Optimizing Lipid-Lowering Therapy in Primary and Secondary Prevention Patients

Date: Tuesday, 10/29/2019
Check-in: 7:30AM-8:00AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:

Review medications and lifestyle modifications that are recommended for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia.
Identify the patient populations that benefit from statin therapy based on evidence from clinical trials.
Apply the treatment approaches recommended in the 2018 ACC-AHA cholesterol guideline to patients with dyslipidemia.
Define the role and optimal use of nonstatin therapy to lower LDL-C.
Examine newer and emerging lipid-lowering by describing their mechanism of action, role in therapy, and efficacy in treating patients with dyslipidemia.
Interpret results from large outcome studies evaluating lipid-lowering drug therapies, including omega-3 fatty acids and nonstatin medications used to lower LDL-C.
Compare and contrast other cardiovascular drug treatments that are used to reduce risk of CV events in primary and secondary prevention patients.
Examine the CV risk reduction benefits of medications used to treat type 2 diabetes.
Create treatment plans for patients presenting with various lipid disorders.

Expert Speaker

Joseph-Saseen-PharmD-FCCP-FNLA-BCPS-CLS
Joseph Saseen, Pharm.D., FASHP. FCCP, BCPS, BCACP

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy; Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO. Dr. Saseen has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.


Day 3 Schedule

Topic to be determined

Date: Wednesday, 10/30/2019
Check-in: 7:30AM-8:00AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

Objectives to be determined

Expert Speaker

Michael-Kays-PharmD-BCPS-FCCP
Michael B. Kays, Pharm. D., BCPS, FCCP

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Purdue University. Dr. Kays has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

Please contact the event manager Marilyn (marilyn.b.turner(at)nyeventslist.com ) below for:
- Multiple participant discounts
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