2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions

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This course contains recordings from the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions, held October 30 - November 3, 2019 at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, AZ. The complete course offers 29 1B CME credits. 

After actively participating in this educational activity, learners will be able to:
• Utilize the latest evidence to support clinical decision-making related to the management of hypertension in at-risk populations
and stroke prevention;
• Describe approaches to CV event prevention by altering protein synthesis;
• Summarize insights, innovations and recommendations for colon cancer screening, endoscopic interventions, and the
treatment of NASH;
• Explore thr role of OPP/OMM in daily patient care;
• Discuss the elements of an optimal diagnostic work-up for RA;
• Assess the role of biologics in disease modification;
• Describe effective and ineffective treatments for gout and OA;
• Engage in discussions around adult obesity management and the expanding indications for antihyperglycemic medications;
• Examine how thyroid image screening and interpretation is approached differently by the radiologist and endocrinologist;
• Identify appropriate diagnostic approaches for insomnia and hypersomnic disorders;
• Explain optimal approaches to the treatment of CAP, COPD and aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease;
• Articulate strategies for the use of chronic ABX while limiting overtreatment;
• Effectively integrate research to inform the management of renal disease;
• Address the challenge of hypercoagulability;
• Assess the appropriate use of available approaches to prostate cancer screening.

  • Domestic Violence

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 11/02/2019

    Recorded on November 2, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    The speaker will identify risk factors associated with Intimate Partner Violence and reporting requirements and restrictions by physicians. She will also review resources for victims and physicians treating this vulnerable population. This lecture was recorded on November 02, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    Michelle R. Mendez, DO

    Owner of Mendez Family Care

    Solo Family Medicine Practice, Mendez Family Care, P.A
    Jacksonville, FL

  • A New Age in T2DM Treatment: Focus on Basal Insulin / GLP-1RA Combination Therapy

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 10/31/2019

    Recorded on October 31, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    The speaker will review benefit for GLP therapy w MACE outcomes, discuss the benefit of combination therapy including GLP Tx and insulin based therapies, and review pathophysiology of DM2 with emphasis on ominous octet. This lecture was recorded on October 31, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    Louis C. Haenel, IV, DO, FACOI

    Endocrine Faculty & Staff Lecturer

    Endocrine Faculty and Staff Lecturer, Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Spartanburg Campus, Charleston, SC

  • Thyroid Image Screening and Interpretation: Endocrinologist vs Radiologist

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 10/31/2019

    Recorded on October 31, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    After completing this course the learner will understand the significance of the imaging discovery of incidental thyroid lesions, how and why to screen for thyroid cancer in the general population, and which thyroid nodules require biopsy according to the American College of Radiology TIRADS. This lecture was recorded on October 31, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    John R. Sutton, DO, FACOI

    Past President, ACOI Board of Directors

    Past President, ACOI Board of Directors
    Owner, Carson Tahoe Endocrinology
    Carson City, NV

  • Expanding Indications for Anti-Hyperglycemic Medications

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 10/31/2019

    Recorded on October 31, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    The speaker will present the significance of cardiovascular disease in the diabetes population, information on the emerging cardiovascular and renal indications for newer anti-hyperglycemic medications, and the implications of the data on the management of type 2 diabetes.  This lecture was recorded on October 31, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    Toni M. Murphy, DO, FACOI

    Endocrine Division Chief

    Clinical Practice Trinity Medical Endocrinology West Seneca, NY
    Endocrine Division Chief Buffalo Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, NY

  • The COCCI Syndemic and Residual Cardiovascular Risk

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 10/31/2019

    Recorded on October 31, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    The speaker will explore the possible reasons why cardiovascular diseases remain the number one cause of mortality in this nation and globally, provide information on potential interactions between obesity, metabolic syndrome, climate change/air pollution with subclinical inflammation, and provide information on what a Syndemic is and grasp how health care professionals can make a difference.  This lecture was recorded on October 31, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    Michael B. Clearfield, DO, MACOI

    Dean

    Dean, Professor of Medicine Touro
    University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Vallejo, CA

  • Gout and Osteoarthritis: What Works and What Doesn’t

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 10/31/2019

    Recorded on October 31, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    The speaker will discuss the physiology of gout and osteoarthritis as related to current treatment options, provide an overview of current evidence-based treatment options for gout and osteoarthritis and provide a brief look at treatment options on the horizon for gout and osteoarthritis.  This lecture was recorded on October 31, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    Ahmed M. Salah, DO

    Associate Professor

    Associate Professor
    Midwestern University
    Downers Grove, IL

  • Biologics in Disease Modification

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 10/31/2019

    Recorded on October 31, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to discuss available biologics for the treatment of RA; address patient concerns regarding malignacies when taking biologics; decide when to hold biologics in the setting of infections and pre/post-op; recommend the correct vaccinations for patients on biologics. This lecture was recorded on October 31, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    Julie M. Jones, DO

    Attending Rheumatologist

    Attending Rheumatologist, Health Partners
    St. Paul, MN

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: Diagnostic Work-Up and Treatments

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 10/31/2019

    Recorded on October 31, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    The speaker will describe common clinical features of Rheumatoid Arthritis and provide information on screening patients to improve early diagnosis of RA and how to be familiar with methods of outcome assessment in RA.  This lecture was recorded on October 31, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    Jennifer G. Brackney, DO

    Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Staff Rheumatologist VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System Clinical
    Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology University of Pittsburgh Department of Medicine

  • Innovations in Endoscopic Interventions

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 10/31/2019

    Recorded on October 31, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    The speaker will provide information on the utility of endoscopy in the diagnosis and management of Barrett's esophagus, the current available treatment of early lower colorectal neoplasia, and the utility of endoscopic ultrasound in the management of patients with hepatopancreatobiliary disorders.  This lecture was recorded on October 31, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    Ghassan Hammoud, MD

    Professor of Clinical Medicine

    Professor of Clinical Medicine Director of Digestive Health Center
    Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
    University of Missouri School of Medicine-Columbia

  • Vaping: An Update From the CDC

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 11/01/2019

    Recorded on November 1, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    The speaker discusses e-cigarettes: who is using them and what can be done to protect youth and young adults. This lecture was recorded on November 01, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    Brian King, PhD, MPH

    Deputy Director for Research Translation

    Deputy Director for Research Translation
    Office on Smoking and Health (OSH)
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Washington, DC