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Course Registration


The 37th Annual Family Medicine Winter Symposium is designed to present new and updated topics useful to practicing family physicians and other primary care clinicians, with special emphasis on refining diagnostic and therapeutic skills.


Upon completion of this course the participant should be able to:
  1. discuss methods of effectively and efficiently teaching medical students in the office setting
  2. outline the impact of current molecular and genetic research on future medical practice
  3. describe illness caused by Zika virus and its impact on public health
  4. discuss an example of an electronic medical record template and its use with obstetrical patients
  5. discuss management of patients with constipation
  6. diagnose and recommend optimal treatment for patients with low back pain
  7. manage practice finances effectively using proven principles
  8. explain the role of primary care physicians in administration of emergency medical systems
  9. list three ways to improve efficiency in office practice
  10. identify patients who may be victims of human trafficking
  11. recognize and predict drug interactions in patients on various common drug regimens and discuss risks of polypharmacy in the elderly
  12. outline the indications and use of ultrasound in the primary care setting in the diagnosis of non-cardiac conditions (Workshop--Parts 1 and 2)
  13. develop lower-cost drug regimens for patients with diabetes
  14. discuss the diagnosis and management of children with premature adrenarche, precocious puberty, and accelerated stature growth
  15. discuss the role of the family physician in identifying and managing victims of domestic abuse
  16. recognize the impact of childhood sexual assault over the lifetime of victims
  17. outline the optimal management of dyslipidemias using medications and biologicals
  18. outline basic concepts of dermoscopy and use the dermoscope in differentiating various skin lesions (Lecture and Workshop)
  19. discuss the complex overlap of pain and Opioid Use Disorder, review safe prescribing patterns for pain in patients with co-morbid Opioid Use Disorder, and avoid common mistakes associated with pain management for patients on medication-assisted therapy
  20. manage common problems with breastfeeding
  21. outline basic concepts of dermoscopy and use the dermoscope in differentiating various skin lesions


This event is designed for family physicians, although registration is open to physicians in all specialties. Physician assistants and advanced practice nurses may also benefit and are encouraged to attend. The fee includes a course syllabus, refreshments, and lunch. Upon receipt of your registration, you will be able to download available handouts at this website using the Syllabus link.

With preregistration, KU School of Medicine-Wichita resident physicians, medical students, and pharmacy students may attend without charge. Lunch will be provided.

Attendees must sign in each day at the registration desk to ensure credit and receive conference information and updates. Refunds requested in writing by Nov. 23 are subject to a $25 administrative charge. No refunds will be made after Nov. 23.

Early registration is recommended. Seating, materials, and refreshments may not be available for on-site registrants.

Wayne J Altman, MD
Professor and Chair - Tufts University School of Medicine - Boston, MA
Kelsey Berlin Neitzel, DO
Sports Medicine Fellow - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Paul Cleland, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Wanda D Filer
Private Practice - Family First Health - York, PA
Joseph D Fontes, PhD
Professor - KU Medical Center - KansasCity, KS
John M Gallagher, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Margaret E Hagan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Sarah I Houssayni, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Michael Lievens, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Laura C Mayans, MD
Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine Wichita - Wichita, KS
David P Miller, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
David J Norris, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita
Tina Peck
Program Coordinator - Via Christi Hospitals - Wichita, KS
Amy D Robertson, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor - KU School of Pharmacy-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Cassie Scripter, MD
Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Tiffany Shin, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor - KU School of Pharmacy-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Jennifer Thuener, MD
Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Daniel E Warren, MD
Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Kimberly Williams, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Salina, KS
Tracy L Williams, MD
Associate Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Jennifer L Wipperman, MD
Assistant Professor - KU School of Medicine-Wichita - Wichita, KS
Title Time Faculty Room
Faculty Development: Teaching Medical Students in the Office (Without Falling Behind!) 7:30AM - 8:30AM Laura C Mayans, MD
Wayne J Altman, MD
 
New Human GeneticTools: What Will They Mean for Family Docs? 8:50AM - 9:50AM Joseph D Fontes, PhD
Salons A-D
#1--Zika Virus 10:20AM - 11:05AM Margaret E Hagan, MD
 
#2--OB Update and EMR Prenatal Tamplate 10:20AM - 11:05AM Kelsey Berlin Neitzel, DO
Tracy L Williams, MD
 
#3--Management of Constipation 10:20AM - 11:05AM Michael Lievens, MD
 
#4--Low Back Pain 11:15AM - 12:00PM Paul Cleland, MD
 
#5--Finance 101 for the Physician 11:15AM - 12:00PM David J Norris, MD
 
#6--"Who Ya' Gonna Call?" Emergency Medical Service Systems 101 for Family Physicians 11:15AM - 12:00PM John M Gallagher, MD
 
Best Practices to Improve Efficiency (and Enjoy Life) as a Community Family Physician and Educator 1:30PM - 2:30PM Wayne J Altman, MD
Salons A-D
#7--Human Trafficking 2:40PM - 3:25PM Tina Peck
 
#8--Drug Interactions 2:40PM - 3:25PM Tiffany Shin, PharmD
 
#9--Noncardiac Office Ultrasound (Workshop Part 1)--(Limited to 24) 2:40PM - 3:25PM Laura C Mayans, MD
Cassie Scripter, MD
 
#10--Treating Diabetes on a Budget 3:45PM - 4:30PM Amy D Robertson, PharmD
 
#11--Premature Adrenarche / Precocious Puberty / Accelerated Stature Growth 3:45PM - 4:30PM Sarah I Houssayni, MD
 
#12--Noncardiac Office Ultrasound (Workshop Part 2)--(Limited to 24) 3:45PM - 4:30PM Laura C Mayans, MD
Cassie Scripter, MD
 


All participants are required to sign attendance rosters at the beginning of each day to ensure credit and receive updates. 

PHYSICIANS: 

AAFP Credit:  This Live activity, 37th Annual Family Medicine Winter Symposium, with a beginning date of 12/01/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 8.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA / AAFP Equivalency:  AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed credit, not as Category 1.

AAFP-certified CME Activities for AOA Credit:  CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.


APRNs, RNs AND LPNs:

All participants requesting continuing education credit must complete documentation of attendance and evaluation form online. The link, instructions, and deadlines for completion will be distributed at sign-in on December 1, 2017. Continuing education certificates will also be available online. Participants completing the documentation of attendance online will be notified via email when the certificates are available.

The University of Kansas Medical Center Area Health Education Center West is approved as a provider of CNE by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 7.8 contact hours applicable for APRN, RN, or LPN relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number: LT0086-1149. Karen Aufdemberge BSN, RN, coordinator.

Continuing education credit will be issued according to documented attendance.


NONPHYSICIANS:

A certificate of participation will be emailed to nonphysician participants after the activity.


ACKNOWLEDGMENTS:

This conference is supported, in part, by educational grants from the Wilkonson Women's Health Lecture, Knorr Family Health Lifestyle Lecture, Delos V. Smith Jr. Lecture, and James W. Shaw, M.D., Memorial Fund.

The Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita is proud to serve as sponsor of this conference. We can be reached at:

KU School of Medicine-Wichita
1010 N. Kansas
Wichita, Kansas 67214-3199

Office:  316-293-2607
Fax:  316-293-2696
Website:  http://wichita.kumc.edu/fcm

Planning Committee:

  • John N. Dorsch, MD, Chair
  • Lori Bearley, MBA
  • Tiffany Bonfiglio
  • Amy E. Curry, MD
  • Stephen J. Grindel, DO
  • Rick Kellerman, MD
  • Laura Mayans, MD
  • David Miller, MD, MPH
  • Scott Moser, MD
  • Leah Peterson, MD
  • Shirley Reiboldt
  • Cassie Scripter, MD

                                       



Wichita Marriott Hotel
9100 Corporate Hills Dr.
Wichita, KS 67207-1317
316-651-0333 or 800-610-0673

Room Rate:  $101 Single/Double Occupancy for reservations made between Nov. 30 and December 3.

A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved for symposium participants through Nov. 16. Arrangements must be made directly with the hotel. If you call in your reservation, please indicate you are attending the “37th Annual Family Medicine Winter Symposium”. If you prefer to make your reservations online, you may use the following link: 

Book your group rate for 37th Annual Family Medicine Winter Symposium

Complimentary wireless access will be available. Room temperatures vary; a sweater or jacket is recommended.




GENERAL:
Complimentary wireless access will be available. Room temperatures vary; a sweater or jacket is recommended.

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER: During the symposium, you can be contacted at 316.651.0333. Ask that your message be taken to the KU School of Medicine-Wichita symposium registration desk.

ADA COMPLIANCE POLICY: If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Department of Family and Community Medicine at 316.293.2607 approximately one month before the activity date.  Every effort will be made to accommodate requests after that date.

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Our mailing lists come from several professional sources, and you may receive more than one brochure. If you receive more than one brochure, please share it with a colleague. If you no longer wish to receive communications, please call 316.293.3575 or e-mail sreiboldt@kumc.edu

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