Update in Internal Medicine - Virtual Only

March 6, 2024

This is a virtual educational activity. This program will provide an update on topics related to Internal medicine and primary care and consist of a broad variety of topics that can be used in the learner’s practice and is appropriate for all types of practices.

Target Audience

This program is designed for Physicians, Advanced Practitioners, Pharmacist and Nurses.  Other learner groups such as Social Workers, Speech Therapists and Physical Therapists would also benefit from this education. 

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • identify when to use a cognitive screening exam and which test to use
  • administer and score cognitive screening tests
  • review updated guidelines on vaccination
  • identify skin conditions that occur in darker skinned individuals
  • recognize how skin pigmentation may affect the presentation of various skin conditions
Refund Policy
A full refund will be given for any cancellations received up to one week prior to the course.  No refunds for no-shows. 
 
Course Cancellation Policy
In the unusual circumstance that this course is cancelled, you will be called and/or emailed, and any tuition fees received would be refunded in full.  Geisinger is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred.
 
Attendance
Your attendance will be recorded within three to four days of the conclusion of the activity.  Credit will display on your continuing education transcript once the activity evaluation is completed.  
 
Virtual Information
All details pertaining to the links for this activity will be sent once you are registered for the activity. 
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 6.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 6.00 ACPE
    • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 6.00 ANCC
    • 6.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 6.00 Contact Hours
    Course opens: 
    11/20/2023
    Course expires: 
    03/20/2024
    Event starts: 
    03/06/2024 - 7:30am EST
    Event ends: 
    03/06/2024 - 3:30pm EST
    Cost:
    $85.00
    Rating: 
    0

    Schedule

    7:30 AM
    Registration and Continental Breakfast provided for In-Person Attendees
     
    7:55 AM                     
    Welcome and Introductions
    Robb McIlvried, MD, MPH
     
    8:00 AM                     
    Adult Vaccination Series: Updates and New Guidelines       
    Amanda Leicht, MD
     
    8:45 AM                     
    Practicing Empathy: The Approach to the "Difficult" Patient
    Dan Dometita, DO, FACP
     
    9:40 AM                     
    Break  
     
    9:45 AM                     
    Opioid Prescribing and Weaning
    Corey Haupt, PharmD
     
    10:35 AM                   
    Medical Management of Anxiety Disorders
     Kaitlyn Yurko, PharmD
     
    11:25 AM                   
    Artificial Intelligence in Medicine 
    Monica Dzwonkowski, DO
     
    12:15 PM                    
    Lunch
     
    1:00 PM                      
    Lens of Perception, Mindfulness in Medical Education                                
    Jesse Calestine, DO
     
    1:50 PM                      
    Break
     
    2:00 PM                      
    Cognitive Evaluation in the Primary Care Clinic                    
    Robb McIlvried, MD, MPH
     
    3:00 PM                      
    Evaluations/Adjournment
     
    *Topics and Speakers are subject to change. 
     
     
    Virtual using Microsoft Teams
    PA
    United States
    Geisinger Faculty
    Jesse Calestine, DO
    Physician Hospitalist
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Dan Dometita, DO, FACP
    Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
    Director of Osteopathic Education, Internal Medicine Residency Program
    Assistant Professor, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
    Assistant Professor, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Associate, General Internal Medicine
    Associate, Hospital Medicine
    Gesinger Medical Center
     
    Monica Dzwonkowski, DO
    Chief Resident, Internal Medicine
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Corey Haupt, PharmD
    Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist
    Medication Therapy Disease Management
    Geisinger Medical Clinic Buckhorn
     
    Amanda Leicht, MD
    Associate, General Internal Medicine
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Robb McIlvried, MD, MPH
    Activity Director
    Associate, General Internal Medicine
    Associate, Neurology, Memory and Cognition Center
    Program Director, Geriatric Assessment Clinic
    Course Director, Geriatric Rotation Internal Medicine-Residency
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Kaitlin Yurko, PharmD
    Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist
    Medication Therapy Disease Management
    Geisinger Medical Clinic Buckhorn

     

    Accreditation

    In support of improving patient care, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine 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.

     

     

    Credit Designation 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for 6 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    This live activity is approved for 6 contact hours (6 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit JA0008072-0000-24-002-L04-P.
     

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria.  This activity is designated for 6 AAPA Category 1 CME credits.  PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

     

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

     

     

    Disclosure Policy 

    Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activity sponsored by Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine must disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). 

     

    Available Credit

    • 6.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 6.00 ACPE
    • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 6.00 ANCC
    • 6.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 6.00 Contact Hours

    Price

    Cost:
    $85.00
    Please login or register to take this course.

    This conference has been updated to Virtual Only. Please select "will be attending virtually" at registration. 

     

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