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MEDX Primary Care Regional Conference Series—Arizona 2024

     

Join us for MEDX Primary Care, a live, in-person regional conference designed for the educational needs of primary care providers and delivered in partnership with the Arizona Medical Association. This comprehensive 2-day meeting will feature timely, accredited educational topics; additional nonaccredited educational sessions; a variety of exhibits; and opportunities to network with colleagues and engage with experts. Invite your care team to attend, as this event is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician associates.

For those unable to join us in person, virtual registration is also available.

Register now to reserve your spot to earn 8 hours of CME/CE credit and more!

After registering for the educational sessions, visit the Arizona Medical Association’s event site https://www.eventbrite.com/e/armas-the-heart-of-medicine-az-healthcare-conference-fundraising-gala-registration-827834945607 for additional on-site events such as pickleball and an evening gala.

  AAPA
  | ACPE
  | AMA
  | AMA
  | ANCC
  | ANCC with Pharmacology Credit
  | APA
  | ASWB ACE
Who Should Attend

This program is intended for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician associates treating patients in the primary care setting.

Pain Management Topic
This program is designed to educate HCPs in the United States, particularly HCPs practicing in settings with multidisciplinary and interprofessional healthcare teams, including physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician associates, pharmacists, nurses, psychologists, social workers, dental professionals, and optometrists. Specialty areas include, but are not limited to, physiatry, psychiatry, neurology, family medicine, internal medicine, pain management, and surgery.

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MEDX Primary Care Regional Conference Series—Arizona 2024

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June

22

2024

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Pacific Time (PT)

In-personVirtual

Marriott Phoenix Resort Tempe at The Buttes, 2000 W Westcourt Way, Tempe, Arizona 85282

Faculty

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Rachel M. Bond, MD, FACC

System Director, Women’s Heart Health
Dignity Health, Arizona
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Creighton University School of Medicine
Chandler, Arizona

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Mark H. Gotfried, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona

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Tedra D. Gray, MS, ACNP-BC

Lead Management Advance Practice Provider
Department of Medicine
Department of Gastroenterology
Sinai Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

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Diane M. Harper, MD, MPH, MS

Professor
University of Michigan
Departments of Family Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Bioengineering, and Women's and Gender Studies
American Cancer Society Research Scholar
Fulbright Specialist in Cervical Cancer Prevention
Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Talia (Tali) Sobel, MD, MSCP

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Women’s Health Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic Arizona
Scottsdale, Arizona

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Michael Sprintz, DO, DFASAM

Scientific and Medical Expert Consultant in Pain and Addiction
Founder, Sprintz Center for Pain and Recovery
Founder and CEO, Cellarian
Houston, Texas

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Amanda Zimmerman, PA-C

West Forsyth Pain Management
Winston Salem, North Carolina

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Tracy Zivin-Tutela, MD

Infectious Diseases Specialist
UCI Health Los Alamitos
Los Alamitos, California

Topics

A variety of sessions designed for the specific needs of primary care providers will be presented. Past topics have included psoriasis, IBD, COPD, MASH, updates in infectious diseases, pain management, diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, and more!

Additional Info

Reasons to Attend

  • APP moderated sessions
  • A variety of topics to meet your needs
  • Free CE/CME credits
  • Learn, reconnect, and network with your peers
  • Engage with expert faculty and moderators
  • Complementary food and beverage
  • Explore our exhibit hall

 

There are no fees required to participate in this activity.

Americans With Disabilities Act
Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (eg, physical, dietary). Please contact Customer Support prior to the live event.

 

By registering for this event, you acknowledge that your personal information may be collected, processed, or shared with trusted partners and service providers as necessary for the functioning of our services. For more details on how we handle your data, please refer to our comprehensive privacy policy available on our website.

 

CME/CE Info

Goal Statement
The goal of this program is to improve the knowledge, competence, and performance of physician, nurse practitioner, and physician associate learners practicing in primary care to optimize patient care.

Target Audience
This program is intended for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician associates treating patients in the primary care setting.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Apply recent clinical evidence and guidelines to primary care practice
  • Implement the latest diagnostic and treatment strategies for common conditions encountered in primary care
  • Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to provide patient-centered care and optimize outcomes

Pain Management Topic

Target Audience
This program is designed to educate HCPs in the United States, particularly HCPs practicing in settings with multidisciplinary and interprofessional healthcare teams, including physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician associates, pharmacists, nurses, psychologists, social workers, dental professionals, and optometrists. Specialty areas include, but are not limited to, physiatry, psychiatry, neurology, family medicine, internal medicine, pain management, and surgery.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify fundamental concepts of pain management, including mechanisms of pain; risk factors for misuse, abuse and opioid use disorder; and appropriate assessment of pain 
  • Create an individualized, patient-specific pain treatment plan that safely and effectively integrates the range of therapeutic options, including initiating therapy, titrating, and discontinuing non-opioid medications and opioid analgesics  
  • Design an individualized patient and caregiver education plan on the safe use, storage, and disposal of opioid analgesics and the role of reversal agents
  • Construct a systematic approach to screening for and appropriately managing patients with opioid use disorder 

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Physician Continuing Medical Education

CCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Professional Development

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 6.0 contact hours.

Physician Associate Continuing Medical Education

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Clinical Care Options, LLC has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credits for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 6.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim commensurate with the extent of their participation.

American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification 

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Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 6.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

For ABIM MOC points, your information will be shared with the ABIM through CCO’s Joint Accreditation Program and Activity Reporting System (JAPARS). Please allow 6-8 weeks for your MOC points to appear on your ABIM records.

By sharing your Diplomate Board ID # and DOB, you are giving Clinical Care Options, LLC permission to use this information/data to report your participation to these Boards via the Joint Accreditation Program and Activity Reporting System (JA-PARS).

CME Passport 

 

The CME credits that physicians earn from this activity will be submitted to ACCME's CME Passport, a free, centralized web application where you can create a personalized account to view, track, and generate transcripts of your reported CME credit. Visit www.cmepassport.org to create your account. 


Pain Management

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

CCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Professional Development

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 2.5 contact hours, including 2.50 hours of pharmacology credit.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

CCO designates this continuing education activity for 2.5 contact hours (0.25 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
UAN: JA4008176-0000-24-020-L08-P 

Type of Activity: Application

Upon successfully completing the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.

Physician Associate/Physician Assistant Continuing Medical Education

Clinical Care Options, LLC has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 2.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Psychologist Continuing Education

Continuing education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

This activity offers 2.5 continuing education credit for psychologists.

Social Work Continuing Education

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Clinical Care Options, LLC is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 2.5 clinical continuing education credits.

Dental Professionals Continuing Education

 

Clinical Care Options, LLC is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

Clinical Care Options, LLC designates this activity for 2.5 continuing education credits.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider, or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

Optometrist Continuing Education

Clinical Care Options, LLC designates this synchronous in-person activity for a maximum of 2.5 COPE credit hours. Optometrists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

 

Acknowledgement

Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC in partnership with Practicing Clinicians Exchange, LLC

                        

Supported by educational grants from Astellas and Bayer US.; Mylan Specialty L.P., a Viatris Company; and Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA.


Pain Management

Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC, and in partnership with Alliance to Advance Comprehensive Integrative Pain Management, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Practicing Clinicians Exchange, and ProCE.

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from the Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies. Please see this link for a listing of REMS Program Companies. This activity is intended to be fully compliant with the Opioid Analgesic REMS education requirements issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).