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4th Annual Internal Medicine in Primary Care

The 4th Annual Internal Medicine in Primary Care Conference is designed to update primary care clinicians in rapidly changing therapeutic areas. The emphasis is on practical and useful information for clinical practice

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7-Night Alaska Cruise Conference
Round-trip Seattle, Washington
August 2 - 9, 2019

20 Contact Hours
20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Course Fees:
$725 for Physicians
$650 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses & Others
(The conference tuition does not include the cost of the cruise)

SPECIAL OFFER: Earn a total of 35 CME credits with our Special Alaska Cruise CME Offer! Attend the 4th Annual Internal Medicine in Primary Care Conference (20 CME Credits) and you will receive a FREE online 15 credit CME course from CME365.*
*Offer valid only for participants who attend all days of the live 4th Annual Internal Medicine in Primary Care Conference. Access to the online CME course will be sent to registrants after they have attended and successfully completed the live conference. The online CME course is not transferable. This offer is not valid if you cancel your registration or are a no show at the live conference.

BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

COURSE CANCELLATION POLICY:

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Faculty
David A. Khan, MD
Program Director, Allergy & Immunology Fellowship Program
Professor of Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

David A. Khan, MD, is Professor of Internal Medicine & Pediatrics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He is the Training Program Director for the Allergy & Immunology fellowship program at Southwestern.

Dr. Khan is a Past President of the Texas Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society and is a member of the Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters for Allergy & Immunology. Dr. Khan received his medical degree from the University of Illinois. After completing an Internal Medicine residency at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona he went on to fellowship training in Allergy & Immunology at the Mayo Clinic. His research interests include drug allergy, mood disorders in asthma, rush immunotherapy, and treatment of refractory chronic urticaria.

Anita L. Nelson, MD
Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Geffen School of Medicine Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Program Director, Women's Health Care Teams
Western University of Health Sciences
Torrance, CA

Anita L. Nelson, MD, is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of OB-GYN at the David Geffin School of Medicine at UCLA, voluntary Clinical Professor of OB-GYN at USC School of Medicine and Professor and Chair of the Department of OB-GYN at Western University Health Sciences. She worked at Harbor-UCLA for 30 years as Chief of Women's Healthcare Programs, where she was Medical Director for over two decades the largest women's nurse practitioner education program in the country.

She continues to work with Los Angeles BioMedical Research Institute overseeing small clinics and the California Family Health Council as Medical Director of the research division. Her areas of interest are contraception, menopause, infection, and menstrual disorders. She has participated in more than $55 million dollars of funded research for the NIH and commercial entities and has authored over 200 articles for professional journals. Anita is a senior author of Contraceptive Technology, is a member of the editorial boards of Contraception, Contraceptive Technology Update, Contraception and Reproductive Medicine and AJOG and is a reviewer for many other journals. She lectures frequently at national and international conferences and is often interviewed by the media as an expert and as an advocate.

Jay H. Shubrook, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP
Professor, Director of Clinical Research
Touro University California
Vallejo, CA

Jay Shubrook, DO FAAFP, FACOFP, is a Family Physician and Fellowship trained Diabetologist. He is currently a Professor at Touro University California. He also serves as the Director of Clinical Research and the Director of Diabetes Services. He has been doing diabetes work exclusively for 15 years.

He is the Associate Editor for the JAOA and Clinical Diabetes. He is on the Editorial Advisory Board of the American Family Physician. He serves on the Global Advisory Board for Springer/Nature Diabetes website called Medicine Matters- Diabetes. He is the immediate past Chair of the Primary Care Advisory Board of the American Diabetes Association.

He oversees a large Diabetes Prevention Program network. His research interests focus on early intervention for type 2 diabetes. His professional goals are to better train the primary care workforce to manage diabetes.

Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD
Director, UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Los Angeles, CA

Karol E. Watson, MD is the Chair of the Council on Aspirin for Health and Prevention, is a Professor of Medicine/Cardiology and a board-certified, full-time cardiologist at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and she holds the John C. Mazziotta Term Chair in Medicine.

In 2017 Dr. Watson was named Cardiologist of the Year, by the California chapter of the American College of Cardiology (ACC). Dr. Watson received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University, her Medical Degree from Harvard Medical School, magna cum laude, and her PhD in Physiology from UCLA.

Currently, Dr. Watson is director of the UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program at UCLA, Co-Director of the UCLA Program in Preventative Cardiology, and director of the UCLA Fellowship Program in Cardiovascular Diseases. She is also a Principal Investigator for several large NIH studies, and serves on several NIH Steering committees.

She is currently chair of the Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Toxicology Devices Panel of the Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Watson is past Vice President for the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC); and immediate past chairperson of the scientific advisory board for Womenheart, -the largest national organization for women living with heart disease.

Dr. Watson's more than 100 publications and presentations have addressed many subjects including prevention of heart disease, vascular calcification, hormone replacement therapy, the metabolic syndrome, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and. cardiovascular disease in African Americans.

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Target Audience
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and other allied healthcare professionals
Program Purpose / Objectives
The 4th Annual Internal Medicine in Primary Care Conference is designed to update primary care clinicians in rapidly changing therapeutic areas. The emphasis is on practical and useful information for clinical practice.

Objectives

As a result of this conference, participants will be able to:
  • Assess and provide patients with an accurate diagnosis and optimal care for a broad range of disorders seen in primary care.
  • Utilize current guidelines in the diagnosis and management of commonly encountered therapeutic issues.
  • Formulate comprehensive evidence-based interventions and treatment strategies that will lead to the reduction of modifiable risk factors and improved long term outcomes.
Agenda:
FRIDAY August 2, 2019
12:00 - 1:00pm BOARD: Seattle, WA
1:00 - 3:00pm Conference sign-in/ Registration and material pickup (Conference Center)
4:00pm SAIL
SATURDAY August 3, 2019 - At Sea All Day
7:30 - 8:30am Ten Things to Make Diabetes Visits More Effective J. Shubrook, DO
8:30 - 9:30am Primary Care Management of Type 2 Diabetes J. Shubrook, DO
9:30 - 9:45am BREAK
9:45 - 10:45am Biology and Treatment Of Menopause Symptoms A. Nelson, MD
10:45 - 11:45am Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention A. Nelson, MD
11:45am - 1:00pm LUNCH
1:00 - 2:00pm Preventing stroke in Atrial Fibrillation: Focus on the New Anticoagulants K. Watson, MD
2:00 - 3:00pm Statin Intolerance: Practical Pearls for Management K. Watson, MD
3:00 - 3:15pm BREAK
3:15 - 4:15pm Drug Allergy Cases and Management D. Khan, MD
4:15 - 5:15pm Anaphylaxis:Separating Fact From Fiction D. Khan, MD
SUNDAY August 4, 2019
7:00am - 4:00pm Ketchikan, Alaska
MONDAY August 5, 2019
6:00am - 10:00am Tracy Arm Fjords & Glacier
1:30pm - 10:00pm Juneau, Alaska
TUESDAY August 6, 2019
7:00am   - 6:00pm Skagway, Alaska
6:30pm - 10:30pm Alaska Inside Passage
WEDNESDAY August 7, 2019 - At Sea All Day
7:30 - 8:30am Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention A. Nelson, MD
8:30 - 9:30am Contraception for Women with Medical Conditions A. Nelson, MD
9:30 - 9:45am BREAK
9:45 - 10:45am Allergic Rhinitis: The Old, The New, and The Confusing D. Khan, MD
10:45 - 11:45am Asthma Management: From Inhalers to Biologics D. Khan, MD
11:45am - 1:00pm LUNCH
1:00 - 2:00pm Outpatient Management of Heart Failure K. Watson, MD
2:00 - 3:00pm Heart Disease in Women: Sex Matters K. Watson, MD
3:00 - 3:15pm BREAK
3:15 - 4:15pm How to Navigate the Maze of Diabetes Medications J. Shubrook, DO
4:15 - 5:15pm Preventing Progression from Prediabetes to T2DM: What is the Evidence on Lifestyle and Pharmacologic Therapy J. Shubrook, DO
THURSDAY August 8, 2019
8:00am - 9:00am Cardiovascular Cases K. Watson, MD
9:00am - 10:00am Type 2 Diabetes Cases J. Shubrook, DO
10:00 - 10:15am BREAK
10:15 - 11:15am Allergy and Asthma Cases D. Khan, MD
11:15am - 12:15pm Case Studies in Women’s Reproductive Health A. Nelson, MD
5:30pm - 11:59pm Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
FRIDAY August 9, 2019
6:00am Port of Arrival: Seattle, WA
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
Accreditation
Physicians

AAFP:
This live activity, 4th Annual Internal Medicine in Primary Care, with a beginning date of August 2, 2019 has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.00 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.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Primary Care Network (PCN) and Continuing Education Company, Inc. Primary Care Network is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Primary Care Network designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Primary Care Network has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation (2013-2019) by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

ABIM MOC: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 20 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

AOA: CME activities approved for AAFP credit and AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

CFPC: Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada are eligible to receive 20 MAINPRO-M1 credits for participation in this activity due to reciprocal agreement with the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Nurse Practitioners:

AANPCP:
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program accepts AAFP Prescribed credit and AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

ANCC: According to ANCC Certification, the continuing education hours approved by the AAFP and AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ meet the requirement of formally approved continuing education hours and may be used as such for ANCC Certification renewal.

Physician Assistants:

AAPA: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AAFP Prescribed credit and AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for AAPA Category 1 CME credit.
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Cruise Itinerary
DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Fri Aug 02 Seattle, Washington
- 4:00 pm
Sat Aug 03 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Sun Aug 04 Ketchikan, Alaska
7:00 am 4:00 pm
Mon Aug 05 Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska - Scenic Cruising
6:00 am 10:00 am
Mon Aug 05 Juneau, Alaska
1:30 pm 10:00 pm
Tue Aug 06 Skagway, Alaska
7:00 am 6:00 pm
Tue Aug 06 Alaska Inside Passage - Cruising
6:30 pm 10:30 pm
Wed Aug 07 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Thu Aug 08 Victoria, Canada
5:30 pm 11:59 pm
Fri Aug 09 Seattle, Washington
6:00 am -
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