The 46th Annual Family Medicine Review Course

October 5-7, 2020
DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton
Burlington, VT

Overview

This intensive three-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.

Two attendance options will be available for this meeting: physically distant seating for those who prefer to attend in person, or streaming ($150 discount) for those who prefer remote attendance (which will provide the same opportunity to ask questions).


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Attendee Registration

Exhibitor Registration

Program

Faculty


Course Director

anya koutras

Anya S. Koutras, MD, FAAFP, IBCLC
Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Director of Fourth Year Electives in Family Medicine

Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
UVM Medical Center


Objectives

  1. Review current recommendations for immunizations, treatment of hypertension, oral health, adolescent transgender care, and anticipatory guidance for well child visits.
  2. Discuss important updates for the management of diabetes, arthritis, common skin ailments, common anorectal issues and headache management.
  3. Participate in workshops including Long Acting Reversible Contraception, Skin biopsies, EKG cases, End of Life care and Shoulder and Knee Examinations.
  4. Discuss Practice Changers for 2020, common postpartum issues, treatment resistant depression, firearm safety and a personal perspective of frontotemporal dementia.

Workshops

Registrants will participate in a choice of workshops to be conducted on Wednesday, October 7, also known as "Vermont Day". 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.

Accreditation

Jointly Accredited Provider TMIn 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 20.75 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 20.75 Nursing Contact Hours.

The University of Vermont has been authorized by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 20.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

This live activity, 46th Annual Family Medicine Review Course, with a beginning date of 10/05/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.75 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.

Determination of Pharmacotherapeutic Credit is pending.

Registration Fees

TUITION: 

  • Physicians $650 (MD, DO, ND)
  • Advanced Practice Providers (NP, PA) $550
  • All Other Health Care Professionals $450
  • $150 Discount for Virtual Option

Please add $75 after September 10, 2020. Note: registrations on the day of the conference will incur an additional $50 fee.

Fee includes online course materials as well as meals as indicated in the agenda for in-person attendance.

REFUNDSRefunds may be obtained, minus an administrative fee of $75, if notice of cancellation is received in writing by September 17, 2020. Refunds are not available after that date, but substitutions may be possible by calling the CMIE office at 802-656-2292. Note: refunds due to the COVID-19 pandemic and conference postponement will be refunded in full, as requested. Please call or email CMIE at UVMCMIE@med.uvm.edu as soon as possible with any questions.

Traveling to Vermont ~ Information from the State of Vermont

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Transportation

The Burlington Airport is served by several major airlines.  Auto rentals are available at the airport, but should be reserved in advance.  Complimentary hotel van service is available upon request  from the Burlington Airport from 4:30am-12pm.  Burlington is an easy 4-hour drive from Boston, just 1.5 hours from Montreal, and 7 hours from New York City.  The hotel exit is 14-W on Interstate 89.

Leisure Time

Burlington is ideally situated on the shores of Lake Champlain, the sixth largest freshwater lake in the U.S.  It offers panoramic views of the Adirondack and Green Mountains, great shopping and excellent restaurants.  The Burlington Community Boathouse has boats for rent.  A bike path explores several miles of the lakeshore and bikes are available for rent nearby.  Swimming beaches, public parks, golf courses and tennis courts are accessible by cab or car.  Historic Shelburne Farms and Shelburne Museum are a 20-minute drive from the hotel.  Within an hour's drive are the Stowe Alpine Slide, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory, UVM Morgan Horse Farm, and tours of the world's largest granite quarry.  Fishing opportunities abound.

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 or click here  and indicate your participation in the course to receive special conference rates.Room block rates cannot be guaranteed after September 13. As Vermont's Fall Foliage is a very busy season, space is limited and regional hotels sell out very quickly. Please reserve early!