Family Medicine Review Course
June 6-9, 2017
Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center
This intensive four-day program for family physicians, nurses, and other primary care professionals will focus on current issues in the practice of family medicine, with special attention to new contributions. Emphasis is on practical, clinically applicable diagnostic and management issues in primary care. The course faculty is drawn from multiple specialties, including Family Medicine. The teaching program includes lectures, workshops and extensive printed materials.
After attending this conference, participants should be able to:
1. Discuss important updates for the management of pediatric asthma, celiac disease, antibiotic resistance and tick-borne illnesses.
2. Describe key points when considering cardiac testing, benefits of early vascular screening, suicide prevention and long-acting reversible contraception (LARC).
3. Participate in workshops on skin procedures, EKG interpretation, buprenorphine treatment, medical management of first trimester miscarriage and shoulder and knee examination.
4. Discuss the 10 practice changers in 2017, urgent care cases, ophthalmology cases, common skin diagnoses and caring for the deaf and hard of hearing patients.
The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing medical education for the health care team.
The University of Vermont designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should
claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 22.5 Nursing Contact Hours.
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
Family Medicine Community,
Have a new idea to share? Practice innovation? Community project? Quality improvement? Research? We will be having a poster presentation session on Thursday, June 8, 2017 on Vermont Day of the Family Medicine Review Course. Please send us your ideas for a poster by using the link below. A PowerPoint template is available (contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy) and the UVM Department of Family Medicine will peer review the submissions and cover the cost of printing the first 20 accepted posters. Please distribute widely to your staff, residents, and students.
Submission deadline is May 6th, 2017
Poster Presentation Submission Link:
$625.00 Physicians (postmarked by April 26)
$425.00 Other Health Professionals (postmarked by April 26)
Registrations received after April 26 subject to a $75 late fee.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton Hotel& Conference Center, a AAA, 3-Diamond hotel with indoor pool and, fully equipped fitness center. Please make your reservations directly with the hotel, 1-802-865-6600 (1-800-325-3535), prior to May 11, 2017 and indicate your participation in the course to receive special conference rates ($143.00 per day single to quad occupancy). Room rates cannot be guaranteed after May 11. Link to register for a hotel room.
Link to Sheraton Reservation Site: