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Family Medicine Winter Review

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2008
Evans Hall - 334 A/B
4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
 
Harry J. Morris, DO, MPH
Program Chairman

 
Click here for registration form.
 
DESCRIPTION
 
The Family Medicine Winter Review CME program is targeted to the needs of the osteopathic primary care physician. The topics cover current primary care issues in approaching: the need for retrieving valid information, current concepts in hypertension therapy, immunizations over the life cycle, updates on newer immunizations, and a review of adiponectin.
 
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
  • Describe the latest approach to treatment of hypertension.
  • Describe the current immunization schedule across the life cycle.
  • Describe the benefits of newer vaccines to specific populations.
  • Access current medical information from electronic databases.
  • Understand the role adiponectin plays in insulin resistance and inflammation.
 
SCHEDULE
 
7:45 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Adiponectin: What Is It and Why You Should Want to Know
David Kuo, D.O., Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
8:45 a.m. Retrieving Medical Information
Michael Kouyoumdjian, D.O., Instructor, Department of Family Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Faculty, PCOM/Mercy Suburban Hospital Family Medicine Program, Norristown, PA
9:30 a.m. A Review of the Evidence in Hypertension Therapy
Michael L. Levin, D.O., Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Immunizations Over the Life Cycle
Michael A. Becker, D.O., Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
11:15 a.m. A Review of HPV, Varicella, and Meningitis Vaccines
Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA; Staff, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Alfred I. DuPont Institute/ DuPont Hospital for Children
12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Panel Discussion/Adjourn
 
 
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
 
Physicians: This program anticipates being approved for five of AOA Category 1-A CME credit hours pending approval by the AOA CCME. Sign-in and full day attendance of program is required for credit. All faculty participating in continuing medical education programs sponsored by PCOM are expected to 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).
 
PARKING
 
On-campus parking is available in our garage, please enter on Stout Road. All-day parking is $5.00. Please note: the automated gate takes quarters or one, five and ten dollar bills. Enter Evans Hall through the front entrance across from the parking garage.
 
FEE POLICIES
 
Physicians, $125.00; Physician Assistants and other Health Care Professionals, $75.00. Registration fees for Saturday and Sunday programs are not refundable, nor can they be credited to future programs.
 
EMERGENCY MESSAGES
 
Call PCOM Rowland Hall Security Desk at (215) 871-6351 ask the guard to transfer your call to ext. 5350 which is the phone in Evans Hall.
Last Updated: 12/15/14