Board Review Express Live Course Houston

Feb 19, 2020 ‐ Feb 22, 2020


Welcome & Overview iconWelcome & Overview

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Welcome & Overview

Feb 19, 2020 8:00am ‐ Feb 19, 2020 8:30am

Identification: Wed01

Health Promotion & Prevention iconHealth Promotion & Prevention

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Health Promotion & Prevention

Feb 19, 2020 8:30am ‐ Feb 19, 2020 9:15am

Identification: Wed02

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the differences between health promotion, prevention, and screening.
  • Recognize the three leading causes of morbidity in the United States.
  • Counsel patients on necessary lifestyle modifications to maintain health.
  • Reinforce the necessity of patient education and counseling for health promotion, including healthy diets, exercise, and smoking cessation.

Obesity & Metabolic Syndrome iconObesity & Metabolic Syndrome

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Obesity & Metabolic Syndrome

Feb 19, 2020 9:15am ‐ Feb 19, 2020 9:45am

Identification: Wed03

Learning Objectives:
  • Define metabolic syndrome and its link to overweight and obesity.
  • List the diagnostic criteria for metabolic syndrome.
  • Describe a comprehensive evaluation for metabolic syndrome: medical nutrition therapy, referral for bariatric surgery, self-management education, physical activity recommendations, and psychosocial assessment and care.
  • Assemble a suitable treatment plan for the patient with metabolic syndrome: combination of lifestyle modifications, pharmacotherapy, and surgery.

The Major Arthritides iconThe Major Arthritides

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The Major Arthritides

Feb 19, 2020 9:45am ‐ Feb 19, 2020 10:15am

Identification: Wed04

Learning Objectives:
  • Cite a systematic approach to the diagnosis of arthritic disorders.
  • Discuss the Dx & management of RA, OA, & gout.
  • Identify indications and use of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs.

Urologic Problems iconUrologic Problems

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Urologic Problems

Feb 19, 2020 10:45am ‐ Feb 19, 2020 11:15am

Identification: Wed05

Learning Objectives:
  • Identify the signs, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment/management of acute prostatitis, erectile dysfunction, hypogonadism and BPH
  • Discuss the (updated) USPSTF recommendation for screening for prostate cancer
  • Describe the typical work-up & diagnosis of urolithiasis

Diabetes iconDiabetes

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Feb 19, 2020 11:15am ‐ Feb 19, 2020 11:45am

Identification: Wed06

Learning Objectives:
  • State the criteria for the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus.
  • Summarize a disease management plan that includes appropriate performance improvement measures, lipid management, blood pressure management, hemoglobin A1c management, urine protein screening, dilated eye exam, foot exam, and aspirin use.
  • Recommend appropriate pharmacologic methods of controlling blood sugar, including oral agents and selection of type and regimen of insulin.

Endocrine Diseases iconEndocrine Diseases

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Endocrine Diseases

Feb 19, 2020 11:45am ‐ Feb 19, 2020 12:15pm

Identification: Wed07

Learning Objectives:
  • Identify the diagnosis and management of the common types of hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism & thyroid nodules.
  • Discuss the work-up of pituitary masses.
  • Review the diagnosis & work-up of parathyroid disorders, Addison’s disease and Cushing’s syndrome.

Common Issues in the Elderly I iconCommon Issues in the Elderly I

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Common Issues in the Elderly I

Feb 19, 2020 1:30pm ‐ Feb 19, 2020 2:00pm

Identification: Wed08

Learning Objectives:
  • Identify key concepts in systems of care for the elderly.
  • Identify common gait disorders in the elderly including Parkinson’s disease.
  • Manage common geriatric syndromes.

Preoperative Examination & Surgical Management

Feb 19, 2020 2:00pm ‐ Feb 19, 2020 2:30pm

Identification: Wed09

Learning Objectives:
  • Screen patients for risk factors before they undergo surgical procedures, and report subsequent risks to the patient’s surgical care team.
  • Evaluate patients for preoperative cardiac risk based on the risk and complexity of the surgery and the functional status of the patient.
  • Understand the perioperative management of diabetes.

Common Issues in the Elderly II

Feb 19, 2020 2:30pm ‐ Feb 19, 2020 3:00pm

Identification: Wed10

Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss diagnosis and management of osteoporosis.
  • Review essentials of decision-making capacity.
  • Identify key issues in geriatric prevention.
  • Manage urinary tract problems and male sexual dysfunction in the elderly.