University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing


Recent Advances in Clinical Medicine

presented by University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing

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Notification icon Wednesday, October 27, 2021 8:10 AM - Friday, October 29, 2021 4:20 PM America/New_York

Location Icon Omni Charlottesville Hotel, 212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

Event info

The 48th Edward W. Hook, Jr., MD Recent Advances in Clinical Medicine conference is a multidisciplinary, interprofessional, continuing education conference designed to provide primary care clinicians with the knowledge and skills needed to practice state-of-the-art generalist medicine. Through an eclectic array of presentations by representatives of general internal medicine, internal medicine subspecialties, and selected other specialties, the program will highlight new or emerging conditions or treatments with key “take-home” messages, as well as provide updates in the diagnosis and/or management of well-recognized conditions. The educational design of the program will encompass formal presentations, questions/answer panels and meet-the-professor sessions, which allow close interaction with content experts.


At the completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Initiate evaluation of both common symptom complexes and medical conditions encountered in primary care and hospital practice, utilizing evidence-based and state-of-the-art approaches
  • Institute or modify management of selected important conditions seen in the general adult population, employing up-to-date and cost-effective strategies
  • Recognize when specialty referral is indicated for certain medical conditions and have a basic understanding of the anticipated care to be provided by the consultant
  • Counsel patients more effectively regarding the benefits, risks, and uncertainties in challenging clinical scenarios, such as contraception, osteoporosis, and diabetes management options.
  • Discuss the latest developments regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, including immunization and post-Covid complications.
  • Employ best practices in the management of neurological and psychiatric conditions commonly affecting primary care patients. 


The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM for the main course and 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM for each of 5 possible breakout sessions for a total of 25.0 credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Syllabus

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