Primary Care Winter Refresher 2019
February 28, 2019
7:45 AM – 4:30 PM
Western Technical College Campus
La Crosse, WI
March 1, 2019
7:45 AM - 3 PM
Intended Audience and Purpose: This program is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents and any others who have an interest in Primary Care. The purpose of this conference is to introduce new evidence and research as well as review current standards on frequently encountered subject matter in the primary care setting.
Accreditation: Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation Inc. is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation Inc. designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 13.0 AMA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
||Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019
||You Are the Heart of Healthcare
Renee Rongen, International Speaker, Author and Consultant, The Renee Rongen Experience
||Vaping: Clearing the Air
Todd Mahr, MD, Pediatric Specialties, Gundersen Health System
||Amblyopia: What We Know and What Lies Ahead
David Nash, MD, Ophthalmology, Gundersen Health System
||The 4 E's of Primary Care Pediatric Cardiology: Echoes, ECGs & Excellent Exams
Susan Maclellan-Tobert, MD, Pediatric Specialties, Gundersen Health System
||Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Kara Petrashek, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gundersen Health System
||Dermatology – GYN Style
Shannan Stephens, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gundersen Health System
||Obstetrics and Gynecology Panel
||Contraception in Medically Complex Patients
Brandi Strong, MD, Family Medicine, Gundersen Health System
||Break and Vendors
||Practical Approach for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Patients with Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Carol Danning, MD, Rheumatology, Gundersen Health System
||Fibromyalgia: Update on Evidence Based Treatment
Christine Brose, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Gundersen Health System
||Friday, March 1, 2019
||Obstructive Lung Disease and the Primary Care Clinician
Gregory Thompson, MD, Pulmonary, Gundersen Health System
||Moral Distress in Medicine: Why it Exists and What to do About it
Elizabeth Cogbill, MD, Internal Medicine, Gundersen Health System
||Building a High-Quality Hematology Referral System – A Team Approach
Lori Rosenstein, MD, Medical Oncology, Gundersen Health System
||Break and Vendors
||Acute Pulmonary Embolism: When to Simply Anticoagulate and When to Escalate Care
Ezana Azene, MD, Interventional Radiology, Gundersen Health System
|11:15 a.m-12 p.m.
||"How Can I Ease the Pain…"
Cary Effertz, MD, Pain Medicine, Gundersen Health System
Kimberly Hardy, MD, Family Medicine, Gundersen Health System
Stephanie Neuman, MD, Pain Medicine, Gundersen Health System
- Construct a discussion with a patient regarding the health risks of vaping
- Define medical contraindications to contraceptive use using the CDC Medical Eligibility Criteria for initiating contraception
- Synthesize a treatment plan for different types of obstructive lung disease
- Explain how to perform initial evaluation and treatment of iron deficiency anemia
- Master the concept of weaning patients from opioids and/or benzodiazepines
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be requested via email or phone prior to February 21, 2019. A refund minus a $25 administration fee will be issued. No refunds will be made after February 21, 2019.
If the Primary Care Winter Refresher 2019 is postponed or cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, a full refund of registration fees will be provided. Gundersen Medical Foundation Inc. will not be responsible for any related travel costs to the conference.
ADA: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Gundersen Medical Foundation Inc. seeks to make this conference accessible to all. If you have a disability requiring special accommodations, please email your needs to CMERegistrations@gundersenhealth.org or call (608) 775-6909.
Contact Information: If you have questions, need additional information or have special dietary needs, please email your needs to CMERegistrations@gundersenhealth.org or call (608) 775-6909.