University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

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Update in Internal Medicine 2024

presented by University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

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Notification icon Saturday, April 13, 2024 7:45 AM - 3 PM America/Chicago

Location Icon 2336 Inwood Rd Dallas, TX 75235 United States

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OVERVIEW

Internal medicine is expanding at a fast pace as new therapies are developed, and new guidelines and standards of care are recommended across a spectrum of diseases. Busy physicians and internists are faced with the growing challenge of keeping abreast of all the advances. The annual Update in Internal Medicine conference is designed to help clinicians meet the challenge by offering state-of-the-art, practical advice on common conditions and exciting new developments.

The conference is presented in a hybrid learning approach: a one-day live and synchronous online presentation (Saturday, April 13, 2024) as well as pre-recorded on-demand presentations.  All content will be available for up to one year totaling 16 hours CME credit and the opportunity to apply for MOC credit per ABIM requirements.

YOU MAY REGISTER TO ATTEND IN-PERSON OR VIRTUALLY!

TARGET AUDIENCE

This CME Conference is designed for: primary care providers, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and specialists in Internal Medicine and Family Practice seeking updates in practical knowledge relating to patient care.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

- Apply a practical approach to the acute management of upper and lower GI bleeding.

- Utilize evidence-based strategies to optimize perioperative management of geriatric patients undergoing surgery.

- Implement an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of acute CNS infections.

- Develop an evidence-based approach to outpatient musculoskeletal complaints for initial diagnosis and management.

- Identify key novel treatment approaches to renal and testicular cancers and their common associated side effects.

- Develop an evidence-based approach to the evaluation of antibiotic drug allergies.

- Develop a diagnostic approach to primary thyroid nodules in patients.

- Discern appropriate indications for pulmonary function testing in patients with respiratory complaints.

- Develop a systematic approach to hypokalemia and hyperkalemia diagnosis and treatment

- Develop the ability of primary care physicians and internists to effectively utilize state-of-the-art practical advice in addressing common consultation items, providing second opinions, and integrating new advances in scientific techniques and technologies for translational medicine

ACCREDITATION

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statements

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center certifies that non-physicians will receive an attendance certificate stating that they participated in the activity that was designated for 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 16 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. 

For more information please visit the official event page.

Faculty
  • James Curtell

    Course Director

  • Vlad Zaha

    Course Director

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