November 8 - 10, 2018

San Diego, CA

 

Agenda

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

8:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Optional Workshop: 12-Lead EKG Interpretation for Primary Care Providers
Midge Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, AACC, CHSE, FAANP
Leslie L. Davis, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAANP, FPCNA, FAHA

1:30 PM – 4:45 PM

Optional Spirometry Workshop
Mary Lou Hayden, RN, MS, FNP-BC, AE-C
Concettina Tolomeo, DNP, MSN, BSN

1:30 PM – 4:45 PM

Optional Kidney Workshop
Part 1: An Interactive, Back-to-the-Basic Approach to Understanding Renal Physiology: You Got This! (1 hour)        
Part 2: Interactive Case Presentation:  How to Approach Acid/Base Disorders, Hyperkalemia and Hyponatremia. (2 hours)
Denise Link, MPAS, PA-C, FNKF

 

Thursday, November 8, 2018

7:00 AM

Breakfast/Exhibits

7:15 AM – 8:15 AM

Special Keynote
Healthy Clinician, Healthy Patient: The Power of Modeling a Healthy Lifestyle
Presented by: R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

8:15 AM – 8:30 AM

Course Overview

8:30 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 – 10:00 AM

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

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Q & A Panel

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Break/Exhibits

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM

Asthma: Guideline-Informed Practice
Mary Lou Hayden, RN, MS, FNP-BC, AE-C

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

Severe and Difficult Asthma:  Differential Diagnosis, Phenotypes, Genotypes, and Precision Medicine for the Primary Care Practitioner
Concettina Tolomeo, DNP, MSN, BSN

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM

Q & A Panel

12:30 PM – 12:45 PM

Lunch

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Luncheon Symposium (1.0 Additional CME Credit)
Considerations in the Management of Statin Therapy: Moving Toward a Patient-Centric Approach
Faculty:  Joyce L. Ross, MSN, CRNP, CS, FNLA, FPCNA
Supported by an Educational Grant from Kowa Pharmaceutical

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM

Dessert Break/Exhibits

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

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

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Guidelines: How Should We Be Adapting Them to Our Practice?   
Midge Bowers, DNP, FNP-BC, AACC, CHSE, FAANP

3:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Q & A Panel

3:45 PM – 5:15 PM

Allergic March

3:45 PM – 4:15 PM

Part 1. Atopic Dermatitis:  Diagnosis and Management from Moisturizers to Newly Approved Biologics
Megan Ott Lewis, MSN, RN, CPNP 

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Part 2. Food Allergy: Prevalence, Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management
Megan Ott Lewis, MSN, RN, CPNP

4:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Part 3. Allergic Rhinitis: Giving the Nose its Due Respect
Megan Ott Lewis, MSN, RN, CPNP

5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Q & A Panel

 

Friday, November 9, 2018

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast/Exhibits

7:05 AM - 7:50 AM

Breakfast Symposium (Non-CE/CME)
Treatment for Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome or Prior Myocardial Infarction
Faculty: Crisamar J. Anunciado, PhD, FNP-BC, BC-ADM
Sponsored by: AstraZeneca

8:00 AM – 8:45AM

Anaphylaxis: Recognizing, Treating and Controversies
Mary Lou Hayden, RN, MS, FNP-BC, AE

8:45 AM – 9:30 AM

Chronic Cough: Is the Source the Upper Airway, Lower Airway, Gut,
Heart or in the Head?            
                               
Honor Hightshue, NP-C, AE-C

9:30 AM – 9:45 AM

Q & A Panel

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM

Break/Exhibits

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

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

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

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

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Q & A Panel

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM

Lunch

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Luncheon Symposium (1.0 Additional CME Credit)
Beyond Statins: Evolving Experience with PCSK9 Inhibitors
Faculty: Joyce L. Ross, MSN, CRNP, CLS
Supported by An Educational Grant from Amgen

1:15 PM – 1:30 PM

Dessert Break/Exhibits

1:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Chronic Sinusitis: Guidelines-based Treatment Approaches
Brian Bizik, PA-C

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

Lower Respiratory Infections in the Primary Care Office: Pneumonia and Bronchitis
Honor Hightshue, NP-C, AE-C

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Q & A Panel

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

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

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

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

4:45 PM – 5:15 PM

Q & A Panel

 

Saturday, November 10, 2018

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

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

8:45 AM – 9:30 AM

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

9:30 AM – 9:45 AM

Q & A Panel

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM

Stretch Break

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

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

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM

COPD: Updated 2018 GOLD Guidelines
Gabriel Ortiz, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Q & A Panel

12:00 PM

Summit Adjournment

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