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Course Registration

The Family Medicine Spring Symposium is designed primarily for family physicians with goals for improving physician knowledge and competence.  This symposium will feature issues related to cardiology for the family physician.
Upon completion of this course the participant should be able to:
  1. apply recently-developed guidelines in patients with heart failure
  2. manage patients with syncopal episodes
  3. discuss risk factors and effective screening methods for sudden cardiac death in athletes
  4. explain recent recommendations for managing patients with acute coronary syndromes
  5. discuss the presentation and management of cardiorenal syndrome in patients
  6. discuss hypokalemia-induced cardiomyopathy
  7. describe how exertion can lead to syncope in a collegiate basketball player
  8. discuss the evaluation and management of an athlete with a heart murmur
  9. discuss indications and appropriate uses of NOAC's
  10. classify patients with atrial fibrillation for appropriate treatment
  11. manage patients with hypertension resistant to usual treatment with medication

This event is designed for family physicians, but registration is open to physicians in all specialties. Physician assistants and advanced nurse practitioners may also benefit and are encouraged to attend. The registration fee is $100. The fee includes a course syllabus, refreshments, and lunch. Registrations received after Friday, March 30, will be charged a late fee of $25.

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

Refunds requested in writing by Friday, March 30, are subject to a $25 administrative charge. No refunds will be made after March 30.

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

Thomas Ashcom, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
KUSM-W Department of Internal Medicine
Wichita, KS
Michelle Baalmann
Resident Physician
KUSM-W Family Medicine Residency at Via Christi Hospitals
Wichita, KS
Ravi Bajaj, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
KUSM-W Department of Internal Medicine
Wichita, KS
Philip Dooley, MD
Program Director
KUSM-W Family Medicine Residency at Via Christi Hospitals
Wichita, KS
Aziz Maksoud, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
KUSM-W Department of Internal Medicine
Wichita, KS
Andrew S T Porter, DO
Program Director
KUSM-W Sports Medicine Fellowship
Wichita, KS
Matthew Pyle, DO

KUSM-W Sports Medicine Fellowship
Wichita, KS
Amanda Rhyne, MD
Resident Physician
KUSM-W Family Medicine Residency at Wesley Medical Center
Wichita, KS
Amy D Robertson, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor
KU School of Pharmacy-Wichita
Wichita, KS
Luke Rosebraugh, MD
Resident Physician
Smoky Hill Family Medicine Residency
Saline, KS
Tiffany Shin, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor
KU School of Pharmacy-Wichita
Wichita, KS
Amanda Valliant, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
KUSM-W Department of Internal Medicine
Wichita, KS
Title Time Faculty Room
Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Visit Exhibits 7:30AM - 7:55AM  
Welcome and Announcements - John N. Dorsch, M.D. 7:55AM - 8:00AM  
American College of Cardiology New Guidelines of Syncope 8:00AM - 8:50AM Ravi Bajaj, MD
Auditorium
Update on Use of Newer Anticoagulants 8:50AM - 9:40AM Tiffany Shin, PharmD
Amy D Robertson, PharmD
Auditorium
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits 9:40AM - 10:00AM Commons Area
Sudden Cardiac Death of Athletes 10:00AM - 10:50AM Andrew S T Porter, DO
Auditorium
Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome 10:50AM - 11:40AM Thomas Ashcom, MD
Auditorium
Lunch (provided) - Visit Exhibits 11:40AM - 12:30PM  
American College of Cardiology New Guidlines for Heart Failure 12:30PM - 1:20PM Aziz Maksoud, MD
Auditorium
Cardiorenal Syndrome 1:20PM - 1:40PM Michelle Baalmann
Auditorium
Hypokalemia-Induced Cardiomyopathy 1:40PM - 2:00PM Luke Rosebraugh, MD
Auditorium
Exertional Syncope in a Collegiate Basketball Player 2:00PM - 2:20PM Matthew Pyle, DO
Auditorium
Refreshment Break - Visit Exhibits 2:20PM - 2:35PM Commons Area
What do Do When you Hear a Murmure on a Sports Physical 2:35PM - 2:55PM Amanda Rhyne, MD
Auditorium
Atrial Fibrillation 2:55PM - 3:45PM Philip Dooley, MD
Auditorium
Resistant Hypertension 3:45PM - 4:35PM Amanda Valliant, MD
Auditorium
Wrap Up and Prize Drawings - John N. Dorsch, M.D. 4:35PM - 4:40PM  

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, Family Medicine Spring Symposium 2018, with a beginning date of 04/06/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  7.25 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 CreditTM 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: 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 8.6 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

Non-physicians:

A certificate of participation will be emailed to non-physicians participants after the activity.

We gratefully acknowledge the partial support from the following companies and foundations:

Earl L. Mills Trust Fund
James W. Shaw, MD, Memorial Fund
Delos V. Smith, Jr., Lectureship
Knorr Healthy Lifestyles Lectureship
Wichita Medical Research and Education Foundation
United Health Ministry Fund


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 316.677.9500. 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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