Trends in Patient Management 2015
                                                                                                                                       CME Conference Schedule

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

8:30 am – 5:00 pm                 Early Conference Registration and Check in
Second Floor Conference Center Terrace Lobby

9:00 am – 5:00 pm                 Workshop: Demystifying Emergency and Acute Care Medicine
John Bielinski, Jr, PA-C

10:00 am – 12:00 pm           Workshop: Reimbursement and Documentation
What You Need to Know!
Tracy Cumberland, PA-C

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm             Workshop: PI CME (20 credits) Patient Satisfaction: How to Improve Your Scores, Make Patients Happy, and Provide Good Medical Care
Krisi Gindlesperger, MPAS, PA-C

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm               Workshop: Dermatology Procedures
Nicole Masson, PA-C

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm              Workshop: Urgent Care Procedures
James Perry, PA-C

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm              Hepatitis, What’s New in Diagnosis and Treatments?
Paul Thuluvath, MD

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm              Sleep Apnea: Does All this Snoring Need Medical Treatment?
TBA

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm             The Other Chest Pains! Don’t Miss them!
Matt Razon, PA-C

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm             Wine and Cheese with the Exhibitors
Grand Ballroom

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm           Product Theater Dinner Symposium: An Advanced Treatment for the Symptom Relief of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
Michael Kaliner, M.D.
Supported by Meda Pharmaceuticals

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm         S’mores Galore!! It’s a Beach Bon Fire!

 

Thursday, September 10, 2015

6:30 am – 4:00 pm           On-Site Registration and Check-in
Second Floor Conference Center Terrace Lobby
Silent Auction Opens

7:00 am – 8:00 am          Breakfast Product Theater Lecture

8:00 am – 9:00 am         BEACH LECTURE (weather permitting)
Influence in Medicine
John Bielinski, Jr., PA-C

9:00 am – 9:30 am        Morning Refreshments with the Exhibitors

9:30 am – 10:30 am      What is that Mole? Skin Cancer Update
Nicole Masson, PA-C

10:30 am - 11:30 am       Diabetes : Making the Right Choice in a Sea of Options
Mary Ettari, MPH, PA-C
Supported by the AAPA through an educational grant from AstraZeneca

11:30 am – 12:30 pm      Diabetes: T2DM Interactive Case Based Workshop
limited to the first 20 attendees
Mary Ettari, MPH, PA-C
Supported by the AAPA through an educational grant from AstaZeneca

11 :30 am – 12 :30 pm     If it’s Broken, Fix It!
Matt Razon, PA-C

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm         Lunch with the Exhibitors

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm           SI Joint: A Common Cause of Back Pain
Danielle Ruggiero, M.D.

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm          Common Approach to Diagnosing Rashes
Nicole Masson, PA-C

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm         Afternoon Refreshments with the Exhibitors
Grand Ballroom

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm         Women’s Health in the 15 minute Primary Care Visit
Deanna Bridge Najera, PA-C

5:00 pm- 6:00 pm          What is that BIG Swollen Joint ?
Anthony Adringola, M.D.

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm        Welcome Reception: Clarion Hotel Outside Deck and Bar
Supported by MEP Health

 

Friday, September 11, 2015

6:30 am – 8:30 am      Coffee and Tea Stations
Terrace Lobby

7:00 am – 8:00 am      Evaluation and Management of Obesity
Ken Pardoe, PA-C

8:00 am – 9:00 am     Ebola on the Front Line: Medicine in Liberia
Mark McKinnon, PA-C

9:00 am                        Moment of Remembrance: Honoring 9/11

9:00 am                        Exhibit Hall Opens

9:00 am – 10:00 am   Breakfast with the Exhibitors
Breakfast Buffet

10:00 am – 11:00 am More than Moody: Bipolar Update
Deanna Bridge Najera, PA-C

10:00 am – 12:-00 pm Workshop: X-ray Review of Common Fractures: Is that Broken?
Dennis Rivenburgh, MS, PA-C
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Pediatrics Lecture
Joseph Hubicki, PA-C

12:00 pm Exhibit Hall Closes

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Partnering with Patients: Strategies for Primary Care Clinicians to Improve Patient Outcomes and Adherence in Acute Coronary Syndrome
Daniel Thibodeau, MHP, PA-C, DFAAPA
Supported by Creative Educational Concepts

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Breakout Session: NCCPA Changes and Guidelines: What’s New?
Greg Thomas, PA-C
Supported by NCCPA

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Clinical Jeopardy: You Won’t Get the Right Answers Until You Ask the Right Questions
Joel Stoia, PA-C

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Breakout Session: Reimbursement and Legislative Roundtable
Tracy Cumberland, PA-C and Theresa Neumann, PA-C

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Workshop: Cardiac Heart Sounds
Gary Shayne, MPAS, PA-C

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Workshop: PI CME (20 credits) Patient Satisfaction: How to Improve Your Scores, Make Patients Happy, and Provide Good Medical Care
Krisi Gindlesperger, MPAS, PA-C

3:00 pm Refreshments Served

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Overcoming the Challenges to Diagnosing and Treating Depression in the Older Patient
Tim Quigley, MPH, PA-C
Supported by AAPA through an educational grant from Forest Research Institute, a subsidiary of Forest Laboratories

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Approach to a First Seizure in a Child
Eric Kossoff, M.D.
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Updates in Bariatric Surgery
Avi Meyer, M.D.

5:30 pm Wine Tasting Happy Hour
Fenwick Wineries

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm MAPA Hospitality Suite Open

9:00 pm Seacrets/Fagers Island Social Event
Saturday, September 12, 2015

6:30 am Fun Run/Walk on the Beach
Meet on the Beachfront Deck of the Clarion Hotel

7:00 am –9:00 am Coffee and Tea Stations
Terrace Lobby

7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast Product Theater Lecture

8:00 am – 9:00 am Forensic Perspectives in Patient Care
Debra Holbrook, RN
Forensic Nursing

9:00 am – 10:00 am Updates in Evaluation and Treatment of Abdominal Pain
Joel Stoia, PA-C

9:00 am – 11:00 am Workshop: Rapid Response
Paul Szczybor, PA-C

9:00 am – 10:00 am Breakout Session: NCCPA Certification Geared to PA
Students
Greg Thomas, PA-C
Supported by the NCCPA

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Workshop: EKG Workshop for Students and New Pas
Ken Pardoe, PA-C

10:00 am Morning Refreshments Served
Terrace Lobby
10:00 am – 11:00 am Breaking Bad Labs
Jon Snashall, M.D.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm More Fat for Fewer Seizures: Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy
Eric Kossoff, M.D.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Luncheon Product Theater Lecture

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Through Thick and Thin: The Skinny on the New Anticoagulants and their Reversal
Tina Choudhri, M.D.

1:00 pm Silent Auction Closes

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Breakout Session: The ICD-10 What You Need to Know!
Tracy Cumberland, PA-C

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Updates in Breast Cancer: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
Regina Hampton, M.D.

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Pediatric Infections that You Need to Know
Erik Schobitz, M.D.

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Evidence Based Recommendations for Primary Wound Closures
Theresa Neumann, PA-C

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Workshop: Superficial Techniques for Superficial Wounds
Jeffrey Stark, PA-C

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Workshop: Interpreting EKGs
Gary Shayne, MPAS, PA-C and Paul Szczybor, PA-C

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm MAPA Hospitality Suite Open

6:30 pm – 10:30 pm MAPA Celebration Dinner/Challenge Bowl

Sunday, September 13, 2015
7:30 am – 9:00 am Breakfast Buffet Open
Crystal Ballroom Hall 2A/2B

7:30 am – 8:30 am MAPA General Meeting and Updates

8:30 am – 10:30 am ER/LA Opioid REMS: Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care
Dennis Rivenburgh, MS, PA-C
Supported by the AAPA through an independent educational grant from ER/LA Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies (RPC)
This program is intended to be fully compliant with the ER/LA Opioid Analgesic REMS education requirements issued by the Food Drug Administration (FDA) and the new CME requirement issued by the State of Maryland.

10:30 am – 12:30 pm Tales from the ICU
Part 1: Decoding the Metabolic Panel
Part 2: Sepsis
Paul Szczybor, PA-C

12:30 pm Die Hard Raffle