CAPA’s CMEs are moving online this year. The 2020 Virtual Rounds is a series of general practice webinars and specialty modules that will run from September through November. Registration fees start as low as $16 per webinar! If you are not a CAPA member, click here to find out how Virtual Rounds can also save you on membership!

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Emergency Medicine Lecture Series

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: PA Joe Gilboy

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the mechanics and rationale behind the rapid evaluation and a door-to-needle time of ≤60 minutes as the benchmark.
  2. Understand the new time line for IV alteplase (tPA).
  3. Understand which CVA patients are candidates for mechanical thrombectomy and the time line for when it can be used.

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Thomas Minahan

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the different types of seizures
  2. Realize that not all shaking is a seizure
  3. Learn the treatment options for one who continues to seize despite treatment with a benzodiazepine

12:00 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Susan Claster

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand how SCD( sickle cell disease) affects adults and what complications need to be monitored.
  2. Learn how Hydroxyurea works and how it should be used in adults with SCD.
  3. Learn about the issues facing adults when they present to the Emergency Room in pain.

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Raja Sivamani

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify and differentiate rashes that serve as an emergency and require urgent treatment.
  2. Determine what lab testing is necessary when treating dermatological emergencies.
  3. Delineate the most common drug related causes for dermatological emergencies.

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. John Beuerle

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of DKA
  2. Identify and treat disease processes that mimic DKA
  3. Learn to avoid pitfalls in the management of glucose-related endocrine emergencies

 

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: PA Fred Wu

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the epidemiology of in-flight emergencies
  2. List common conditions encountered during in-flight emergencies and when to consider diversion
  3. Describe health challenges associated with flying
  4. Review typical medical equipment found on domestic planes

General Medicine Lecture Series

12:00 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Barbara Burton

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize the signs and symptoms or symptom complexes that should prompt investigation for an LSD
  2. Identify common misdiagnoses of LSDs
  3. Select diagnostic testing methods which will confirm or exclude an LSD
  4. Understand the treatment options available for LSDs

12:00 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Stephen Brunton

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify risks of kidney disease and its consequences in patients with T2DM.
  2. Appropriately screen for the presence of CKD in patient with T2DM.
  3. Initiate evidence-based therapy to slow the progression of kidney disease in patients with T2DM and CKD.
  4. Become aware of proposed new therapies under late-phase investigation.

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: PA Jen Carlquist

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review cardiac conduction
  2. Develop 10-step approach to reading an EKG
  3. Learn a chief complaint based approach to EKGs

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Shannon Connolly

Learning Objectives:

  1. Normalize discussions about sex in the primary care setting
  2. Recognize the diversity in patient needs and preferences around reproduction and contraception
  3. Provide patient-centered counseling
  4. Use evidence-based guidelines while prescribing contraceptives

12:00 p.m.

Speaker: PA Arianna Sampson

Learning Objectives:

  1. To understand the critical role PAs serve in addressing the opioid epidemic.
  2. To develop a plan to treat opioid withdrawal with buprenorphine with referral to care or continuation of care based on practice setting.
  3. To advocate for and provide appropriate treatment in a low barrier care model for people who use drugs.

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: PA Kerin Berger

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define cultural humility.
  2. Introduce basic concepts and terminology of necessary to meet the needs of sexual and gender minorites.
  3. Discuss the Minority Stress Model and social determinants of healthcare that relate to medical, surgical, and mental health outcomes.

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Unger

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe unmet needs of people with migraine
  2. Provide an overview of the pathogenesis of migraine and cluster headache, including the role of calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) and serotonin 1F receptor
  3. Diagnose, assess and differentiate between primary headache disorders (e.g. migraine, cluster headaches)
  4. Utilize ICHD-3 criteria for the diagnosis of episodic and chronic migraine and cluster headache
  5. Describe the efficacy and safety of medications recently approved for migraine and/or cluster headache
  6. Individualize evidence-based therapy in people with migraine or cluster headache

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: PA David Doriguzzi

Learning Objectives:

  1. To understand the role of the primary care PA in management of type 2 diabetes
  2. To recognize the place and purpose of Diabetes treatment guidelines in the diabetes-management decision-making process
  3. To be able to navigate current diabetes treatment guidelines & algorithms
  4. To recognize when to follow and when to deviate from current treatment guidelines

12:00 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Jeremy Adler

Learning Objectives:

  1. Changes in PA practice resulting from SB 697 which became law 1/1/2020
  2. The modified changes to PA practice as a result of the COVID-19 emergency
  3. Updates on Practice Agreements

Endocrine Lecture Series

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Jerry Minkoff

Learning Objectives:

  1. How to identify patients at risk for osteoporotic fractures.
  2. Ways to understand the work-up and diagnosis of secondary causes of bone loss.
  3. To discuss testing and treatment options with patients at different life stages.
  4. When to consult with an osteoporosis expert.

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: PA Chris Sadler

Learning Objectives:

  1. To understand thyroid nodule ultrasound characteristics that increase the chances of malignancy.
  2. To know criteria on when to recommend an FNA of a thyroid nodule according to current guidelines.
  3. To interpret a thyroid ultrasound report and know when to ask for more information or clarification.

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: PA Kayla McLaughlin

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn baseline knowledge of general gender-affirming hormone therapy to interact appropriately with transgender patients and their families
  2. Practice transgender-inclusive conversations and appropriate questions regarding hormones, etc
  3. Learn the effects of masculinizing and feminizing hormones
  4. Understand the short and long term risks (hormones with surgery, cancer risk, etc.)

12:00 p.m.

Speaker: PA CJ Chun

Learning Objectives:

  1. To recognize obesity as a chronic disease.
  2. To describe the method of screening, making the diagnosis and evaluating complications.
  3. To develop an overall approach to care (lifestyle/medical/surgical interventions).

Orthopedic Medicine Lecture Series

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Gregory Yoshida

Learning Objectives:

  1. To develop an appropriate differential diagnosis for low back pain
  2. To learn how to properly examine a patient with low back pain
  3. To describe appropriate treatment for various causes of low back pain
  4. To recognize dangerous causes of low back pain

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: PA Ray Contino

Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop systematic approach to assessing hand and wrist pain
  2. To correctly diagnose and treat acute injuries
  3. To describe treatment of chronic wrist and hand ailments

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Bradford Stiles

Learning Objectives:

  1. To develp a working differential diagnosis for low back pain.
  2. To differentiate between benign and worrisome causes of low back pain.
  3. To learn appropriate treatment options for different causes of back pain and what can be treated safely and what needs urgent specialist evaluation.

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: PA Kevin Robertson

Learning Objectives:

  1. To review conservative versus surgical management of spine disorders
  2. To determine indicators for surgical intervention of the spine
  3. To explore various surgical management options for spine pathology

7:00 p.m.

Speaker: PA Eric Glassman

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the acute inflammatory response
  2. Review the risks of corticosteroid injections and common side effects
  3. Describe the role of corticosteroid and anesthetic agents
  4. Review the disease states and conditions for which injections are appropriate
  5. Provide historical data, studies and research supporting use of corticosteroids
  6. Describe proper documentation and post injection instructions