Family Medicine Review Course

May 29 - June 1, 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton, Burlington Vermont

(Formerly the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center)

Overview

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.

Objectives

After attending this conference, participants should be able to: 

  1. Discuss important updates for the management of hyperlipidemia, ADHD, diabetes, atrial fibrillation, headache management and common pediatric orthopedic issues. 
  2. Review current recommendations for colon cancer screening, opioid addiction treatment, immunizations, newborn screening and prostate cancer screening.
  3. Participate in workshops on dermoscopy, opioid addiction treatment, EKG interpretation, IUDs and shoulder and knee examination.
  4. Discuss the 10 practice changers for 2018, updates in palliative care, puzzling rashes, long acting reversible contraception (LARC), and management of kidney stones.

Accreditation

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In support of improving patient care, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Vermont designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 21 Nursing Contact Hours.

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Poster Presentations

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, May 31, 2018 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 lise.vance@uvmhealth.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 May1, 2018

Poster Presentation Submission Link:

Fees

$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.

Accommodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Burlington Vermont (formerly known as the Sheraton). Please make your reservations directly with the hotel, 855-686-8875 prior to May 3, 2018 and indicate your participation in the course to receive special conference rates ($146.00 per day single to quad occupancy). Room rates cannot be guaranteed after May 3. 

Guest Deposits: A deposit equal to one night’s room and tax will be charged 7 days prior to arrival, and upon check-in, will be applied towards the guest’s bill. Deposits paid by guests are non-refundable. 

Cancellation: Reservations may be canceled without penalty no later than 8 days prior to arrival. Reservations cancelled after these dates are subject to a cancellation charge of one night’s room and tax.  

 

Link to DoubleTree Reservation Site for the Family Medicine Review Course


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