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Primary Care Winter Refresher

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Mar
5
Thu
To
Mar
6
Fri
Mar 5-6, 2020
Western Technical College (Lunda Center)
La Crosse, WI

The purpose of this conference is to introduce new evidence & research as well as review current standards on frequently encountered subject matter in the primary care setting.

Registration Details

The registration deadline is Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Registrations will not be accepted after that date. Advance registration is required. Registration fees include light breakfast, lunch and certificate.

Certificates will be emailed to attendees within four weeks of date of the conference. An email will be sent the week of the conference to registered participants with parking information and other details about the conference.

Fees & Payment

  • No charge for students, residents, fellows or emeritus
  • $35 Gundersen Health System and affiliate nurse practitioners, physician assistants and others
  • $50 Gundersen Health System and affiliate physicians
  • $100 Non-Gundersen nurse practitioners, physician assistants and others
  • $150 Non-Gundersen physicians

Description

Thursday, March 5, 2020
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Friday, March 6, 2020
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Lunda Center
Western Technical College
317 7th Street North
La Crosse, Wis.

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 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 13.5 AMA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

An application will be submitted to the American Academy of Family Physicians for approval of credit. 

Agenda Thursday, March 5, 2020
7-7:45 a.m. Registration
7:45-8 a.m. Welcome
8-9 a.m. You Are the Heart of Healthcare
Renee Rongen, The Renee Rongen Experience
9-9:15 a.m. Break
9:15 to 9:45 a.m. Pearls and Pitfalls of the Newborn Exam
Jennifer Kleven, MD, Pediatric Hospitalist Services, Gundersen Health System
9:45 to 10:30 a.m. Skin and Limb Abnormalities with Genetic Implications
Kerry Jedele, MD, Pediatric Specialty, Gundersen Health System
10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Frequent Issues in Newborn Care
Evan Kemp, MD, Pediatric Hospitalist Services, Gundersen Health System
11:15 a.m. to Noon Lunch and Vendors
Noon to 12:45 p.m. Healing Presence
Jill Mcmullen, MD, Family Medicine, Gundersen Health System
12:45 to 1:30 p.m. Secondary Amenorrhea: Management Beyond the Diagnosis
Julie Vircks, DO, MBA, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gundersen Health System
1:30 to 2:15 p.m. Chronic Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis: A Marathon, Not a Sprint.
Heather Riese, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gundersen Health System
2:15 to 2:30 p.m. Break and Vendors
2:30 to 3 p.m. "Yes You Can": A Brief Introduction into Osteopathic Manipulation
Lucas Hammell, DO, Family Medicine, Gundersen Health System
3-3:30 p.m. An Innovative and Collaborative Approach to Back and Neck Pain
Peter Strauss, DC, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Gundersen Health System
3:30 to 4 p.m. Diagnosis and Treatment of Back Pain
Jessica Rohde, Physical Therapist, Physical Therapy, Gundersen Health System
4 to 4:30 p.m. Approach to Back Pain Question and Answer Panel
4:30 p.m. Adjourn
Agenda Friday, March 6, 2020
7-7:55 a.m. Registration
7:55-8 a.m. Announcements
8 to 8:45 a.m. I KNOW You Can Quit Smoking
Jonathan Zlabek, MD, Vascular Institute, Gundersen Health System
8:45 to 9:30 a.m. Interstitial Lung Disease and the Primary Care Clinician
Gregory Thompson, MD, Pulmonary, Gundersen Health System
9:30 to 9:45 a.m. Break and Vendors
9:45 to 10:30 a.m. Outdoor (Mis)Adventures: A Practical Guide to Wilderness Medicine
Jennifer Sorenson, PA, Family Medicine, Gundersen Health System
10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Sepsis: Common, Devastating, and Under Recognized
Christine Waller, MD, Division of Trauma, Gundersen Health System
11:15 a.m. to Noon Lunch and Vendors
Noon to 12:45 p.m. An Introduction to Cannabidiol (CBD)
Gary Pulvermacher, PharmD, Pharmacy-Hospital, Gundersen Health System
12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Choose the Best Test: Primary Care Pearls From the Laboratory
Daniel Schraith, MD, Anatomic Pathology, Gundersen Health System
1:45 to 2 p.m. Break and Vendors
2 to 2:45 p.m. Fatty Liver Disease: Another Silent Epidemic 
James Groskreutz, MD, Gastroenterology, Gundersen Health System
2:45 to 3:30 p.m. Osteoporosis Update
TBD
3:30 to 3:45 p.m. Wrap Up and Adjourn

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be requested via email or phone prior to Feb. 27, 2020. A refund minus a $25 administration fee will be issued. No refunds will be made after Feb. 27, 2020.

If the 2020 Primary Care Winter Refresher 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 CME@gundersenhealth.org or call (608) 775-6909.

Contact Information: If you have questions, need additional information or have special dietary needs, please email CME@gundersenhealth.org or call (608) 775-6909.

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Schedule & Location

Schedule

This event includes all of the 2 meeting times below.
Date Time Location
1. Thu, March 05 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Western Technical College (Lunda Center)
2. Fri, March 06 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM Western Technical College (Lunda Center)

Location Details

  • Western Technical College (Lunda Center)
    319 7th Street North
    La Crosse, WI 54601

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