Thank you to all who helped make the 2019 conference a success!

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46th Annual Family Medicine Review Course

June 9-12, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton ~ Burlington, Vermont

 

All content on this page is from the previous conference. You can expect the content for the 2020 conference to be of similar quality and breadth. Please plan to join us!

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45th Annual Family Medicine Review Course 

Course Description

This intensive four-day program for family physicians, advance practice providers, 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 course materials.

Topics Include:

  • Medical Cannabis: Update on Therapeutics & Safety
  • Geriatric Psychiatry Case Files
  • Integrating Opiate Use Disorder Management into a Patient Centered Medical Home
  • and more!

Audience

Family Medicine Physicians, advance practice providers, nurses, and other primary care professionals.

Objectives

After attending this conference, participants should be able to:

  1. Review current recommendations for well child visits, HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), treatment of hyperlipidemia, genitourinary issues of menopause and congestive heart failure.
  2. Discuss important updates for the management of diabetes Type 1 and 2, The Male Preventative Exam, medical marijuana and treatment of opiate addiction.
  3. Participate in workshops on Palliative Care, EKG Cases, Care of Transgender Patients, Therapeutic applications of Yoga, Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) and shoulder and knee examinations.
  4. Discuss 10 practice changers for 2019, common eye issues, management of abnormal vaginal bleeding, and common pediatric skin conditions.

Accommodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Burlington Vermont (formerly the Sheraton). Please make your reservations directly with the hotel, 855-686-8875 prior to May 13, 2019 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 13 and are based on availability.

Accreditation

Jointly Accredited Provider TMIn support of improving patient care, the Robert Larner MD 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.

This live activity, 45th Annual Family Medicine Review Course, with a beginning date of 06/04/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 21.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Syllabus

The conference syllabus will be available as an electronic download with presentations as PDF files (included with your registration fee).  Please plan to bring your laptop or electronic device with you to the conference to view both the conference materials as well as to complete the online conference evaluations via the UVM CMIE credit system. You will receive an email notification (via the email you used to register for this conference) about a week prior to the conference start date that presentations will be available for downloading. Please note: printed syllabus, paper copies of evaluations and paper CMIE certificates will no longer be provided.

Workshops

Registrants will participate in 2 of 8 workshops to be conducted on Wednesday afternoon. The fun and innovative format of these sessions will focus on different approaches to a myriad of clinical problems. The presentations will raise important management issues which will facilitate lively interaction between faculty and participants. There is limited enrollment in some workshops. Every effort will be made to provide registrants with their top choices.

Vermont Day Poster Submission

Have a new idea to share? Practice innovation? Community project? Quality improvement? Research? We will be having a poster presentation session on Thursday, June 6, 2019 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. To submit an idea for poster presentation consideration, submit  by May 10, 2019.

Click here to submit your poster >>

Disclaimer: Submission of an abstract does not mean it will be accepted for poster presentation.

Registration Fee Summary

  • $640 Physicians (MD, DO, ND)
  • $440 Residents*, Nurses, and Other Health Professionals

The course fee includes tuition, comprehensive electronic course syllabus, continental breakfast each morning, coffee breaks, and luncheon on Thursday for registrants.

Enrollment is limited; please register by May 13, 2019. An additional $75 will be added after that date. *Verification by Program Director Required. Refunds, less a $75 administrative fee, are available if cancellation is made prior to May 13, 2019. No refunds are possible after that date.