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Wednesday, JULY 24, 2019 - Optional Pre-Conference Workshops

8:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Optional Workshop: Analysis of the 12 Lead ECG
Sally K. Miller, PhD, APN, FAANP

1:30 PM – 4:45 PM

Optional Spirometry Workshop: Spirometry for Primary Care Nurse Practicioners
Mary Lou Hayden, RN, MS, FNP-BC, AE-C
Michelle R. Dickens, MSN, RN, FNP-C, AE-C

1:30 PM – 4:45 PM

Optional Kidney Workshop
Denise Link, MPAS, PA-C, FNKF

 

Thursday, JULY 25, 2019

6:45 AM

Breakfast/Exhibits

7:10 AM - 8:10 AM

Breakfast Symposium (Non CE/CME)
Understanding Diabetic Kidney Disease (DKD) - Risks, Recognition and Clinical Management
Faculty: Stephen Brunton, MD, FAAFP
Sponsored by: Bayer

8:15 AM – 8:30 AM

Course Overview

8:30 AM – 9:15 AM

The Differential Diagnosis of Chest Pain: Who Needs the ECG?
Sally K. Miller, PhD, APN, FAANP

9:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Morning Symposium (1.25 Additional CME Credit)
Reducing Cardiovascular Events in Patients with T2DM: The Why and How
Faculty: Stephen Brunton, MD, FAAFP and Christine Kessler MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Break/Exhibits

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Hypertension in Renal Disease: It Really Isn’t that Difficult, Trust me!
Denise Link, MPAS, PA-C, FAHA

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Q & A Panel

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

Asthma: Guideline-based Diagnosis and Treatment
Mary Lou Hayden, RN, MS, FNP-BC, AE-C

12:45 PM – 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Luncheon Symposium (Non-CE/CME)
COPD Exacerbations: Our responsibility to educate and intervene to improve patients’ lives
Faculty: Stephen Brunton, MD, FAAFP
Sponsored by: AstraZeneca

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM

Dessert Break/Exhibits

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

Severe and Difficult Asthma:  Differential Diagnosis, Phenotypes, Genotypes, and Precision Medicine for the Primary Care Practitioner
Michelle R. Dickens, MSN, RN, FNP-C, AE-C

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Valvular Heart Disease and Endocarditis
Sally K. Miller, PhD, APN, FAANP

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Heart Failure Clinical Case-Getting Into the Guidelines for Your Patients 
Daniel Thomas Thibodeau, MHP, PA-C, DFAAPA

4:30 PM – 4:45 PM

Q & A Panel

4:45 PM – 5:30 PM

Primary Immunodeficiencies: Just How Many Infections is too Many?
Brian Bizik, PA-C

5:30 PM – 6:15 PM

COPD: Updated 2019 GOLD Guidelines
Gabriel Ortiz, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA

6:15 PM - 6:30 PM

Q & A Panel

 

Friday, JULY 26, 2019

7:15 AM

Breakfast/Exhibits

8:15 AM – 9:00 AM

Finally, Some Real Options to Control Severe Dyslipidemia
John G. McGinnity, MS, PA-C

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

The Thyroid and the Heart: How to Avoid a Clinical Catastrophe
Christine Kessler MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM

Q & A Panel

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Break/Exhibits

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Cardiac Pharmacology: Testing your Knowledge- an Interactive Presentation
Daniel Thomas Thibodeau, MHP, PA-C, DFAAPA

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Cardiac Cases & Lessons Learned: How Not to Lose Your License
John G. McGinnity, MS, PA-C

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM

Q & A Panel

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM

Lunch/Exhibits

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Chronic Sinusitis: A Practical Update
Brian Bizik, PA-C

1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

Interactive Respiratory Case Studies
Mary Lou Hayden, RN, MS, FNP-BC, AE
Michelle R. Dickens, MSN, RN, FNP-C, AE-C

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Q & A Panel

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

A Global Approach to Coronary Artery Diseases (CAD) and Improving Outcomes    
Daniel Thomas Thibodeau, MHP, PA-C, DFAAPA

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM

Understanding Ways to Improve Survival in a Coronary Artery Diseases (CAD) Patient with Diabetes
Christine Kessler MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP

4:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Q & A Panel

 

Saturday, JULY 27, 2019

7:15 AM

Breakfast

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM

Incorporating the New Hypertension Guidelines into Your Clinical Practice
Leslie L. Davis, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAANP, FPCNA, FAHA 

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

Lower Respiratory Infections in the Primary Care Office: Pneumonia and Bronchitis
Wendy L. Wright, DNP, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, FNAP

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Stretch Break

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Women and Heart Disease: Symptom Recognition and Moving to Care
Leslie L. Davis, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAANP, FPCNA, FAHA  

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Evolution of the Patient with a Chronic Cough

Wendy L. Wright, DNP, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, FNAP

12:30 PM

Summit Adjournment

 

 

 

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