Rural Health Conference 2020

May 14, 2020 ‐ May 19, 2020


Management of Hepatitis C iconManagement of Hepatitis C

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Management of Hepatitis C

May 14, 2020 8:00am ‐ May 14, 2020 8:35am

Identification: 101-1

Learning Objectives:
  • Define the criteria for screening patients for hepatits C.
  • Implement a diagnostic strategy to detect HCV infection that appropriately considers patients who test as both reactive and non-reactive to anti-HCV antibody.
  • Define a management plan for treating patients infected with HCV.

Management of Autoimmune Rheumatoid Disorders: Diagnosis

May 14, 2020 8:35am ‐ May 14, 2020 9:05am

Identification: 101-2

Learning Objectives:
  • Review the clinical manisfestations and diagnosis of the common autoimmune arthritides.
  • Evaluate the clinical limitations of the classification criteria for the autoimmune arthritides.

Selected Cases in Hospital Medicine

May 14, 2020 9:05am ‐ May 14, 2020 9:35am

Identification: 101-3

Learning Objectives:
  • Manage chronic renal disease including appropriate pharmacologic renal dosing and imaging concerns.
  • Define performance and interpretation of a stress test for the patient that presents with acute chest pain.

Insulin Pumps: Initiation of Therapy & Complications

May 14, 2020 10:00am ‐ May 14, 2020 10:45am

Identification: 101-4

Learning Objectives:
  • Compare strategies for initiating insulin pump therapy for a patient who is new to insulin and a patient who is already on insulin.
  • Develop a plan to manage complications from insulin pump therapy.
  • Determine a strategy that effectively utilizes an insulin pump for a patient with a history of labile blood sugars.

Implementing PrEP Against HIV Infection

May 14, 2020 10:45am ‐ May 14, 2020 11:30am

Identification: 101-5

Evaluate and claim enduring credit for session 101:

Learning Objectives:
  • Define the criteria for determining patients who could benefit from Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection.
  • Develop a management strategy that describes initiation of PrEP therapy for patients at risk of HIV infection.
  • Determine other healthcare professionals that should be involved in PrEP therapy and define when a referral is appropriate.

Chronic Pain and Adjunctive Treatments

May 14, 2020 12:30pm ‐ May 14, 2020 1:20pm

Identification: 102-1

Learning Objectives:
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of non-narcotic therapies for pain management.
  • Implement a strategy that judiciously utilized pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical options to manage pain.

Managing Obesity in Your Practice

May 14, 2020 1:20pm ‐ May 14, 2020 1:50pm

Identification: 102-2

Learning Objectives:
  • Create an action plan that appropriately utilized pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapy options for obese patients.
  • Define the short and long-term management needs of patients who have undergone bariatric surgery.

Management of Autoimmune Rheumatoid Disorders: Treatment

May 14, 2020 2:15pm ‐ May 14, 2020 2:45pm

Identification: 102-3

Learning Objectives:
  • Differentiate the treatment options for patients diagnosed with autoimmune arthritis.
  • Consider the rationale for making an appropriate referral for patients with autoimmune arthritis.
  • Build a treatment plan for managing autoimmune arthritides that considers the patient perspective.

Fundamentals of Wound Care iconFundamentals of Wound Care

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Fundamentals of Wound Care

May 14, 2020 2:45pm ‐ May 14, 2020 3:15pm

Identification: 102-4

Learning Objectives:
  • Create a protocol to treat diabetic foot ulcers.
  • Manage and treat patients with sacral decubitus ulcers.

Health Maintenance for Cancer Survivors

May 14, 2020 3:15pm ‐ May 14, 2020 4:00pm

Identification: 102-5

Evaluate and claim enduring credit for session 102:

Learning Objectives:
  • Consider the behavioral health needs of patients.
  • Devise long-term management strategies to support survivors of pediatric, breast, and colon cancer.