Activity

Activity ID

5998

Expires

February 12, 2021

Format Type

Internet

CME Credit

19

Fee

600
CME Provider

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine

Description

Even in the time of COVID-19, patient care still goes on. The use of telehealth has been challenging to some providers, generally and more specifically, having some of the conversations that are required in a virtual setting provides its own set of challenges. Now that vaccines will be available to a broader audience, the possibility of vaccine resistance becomes more real. The Primary Care Review provides up-to-date information on a variety of topics, geared towards a primary care audience.

The structure of the conference is such that attendees can tailor the week to
cover those areas of most importance in their practice. Because the audience is composed of so many
health care providers that are not in urban areas, speakers provide pearls and guidance aimed at those
without access to a host of specialists. For example, handing off the cancer patient to their primary care
provider post-treatment. This year’s program has 19 plenary sessions, covering topics such as women’s
health, cardiology, asthma, supplements, obesity and infectious disease. There are 50 breakout
sessions, allowing the flexibility mentioned above. Topics are selected based on the expertise of the
planning committee as well as suggestions from prior attendees, new guidelines and health-related
issues appearing in the press.

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Educational Objectives

Apply basic communication skills to meet primary care needs of patients and families.
• Put into practice tips for reducing the number of medications taken by geriatric patients.
• Recognize and review shared decision-making plans to be used in partnership with patients.
• Identify management and treatment options for various conditions or diseases, including estrogen-associated VTE, dementia, schizophrenia, metabolic syndrome, osteoporosis and thyroid disease. • Compare and contrast current contraceptive methods for adolescents.
• Understand the role of androgen signaling in prostate cancer and the therapeutic opportunity it represents.
• Understand the role of the direct oral anticoagulants in treatment of venous thrombosis.

Competencies

Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban

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