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.

  • 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

  • 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 define implicit bias, explain the effects of bias in medical are, and describe the relationship between bias and racial disparities in kidney disease. This lecture was recorded on November 02, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    Jonathan Suarez, MD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Emory University School of Medicine
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
    Emory University Hospital-Nephrology
    Emory Johns Creek Hospital-Critical Care
    Atlanta, GA

  • 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 describe the pharmacogenes of interest related to drug response, define metabolizer phenotypes relative to drug exposure, and state the authoritative source of evidence-based pharmacogenomics guidelines.  This lecture was recorded on November 02, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    David Kisor, BS, PharmD

    Director, Pharmacogenomics Education

    Director, Pharmacogenomics Education
    Manchester University
    Fort Wayne, IN

  • 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 discuss physiology-based mathematical modeling and virtual clinical trials in nephrology.  This lecture was recorded on November 02, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    Peter Kotanko, MD

    Associate Professor, Internal Medicine

    Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
    Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Nephrology
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital
    New York, NY

  • 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 describe how the current opioid crisis likely occurred, explain how to recognize the widespread impact of the opioid crisis, and detail how to integrate prescribing strategies to mitigate the propagation of the opioid crisis.  This lecture was recorded on November 02, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    Joshua D. Lenchus, DO

    Regional Chief Medical Officer

    Broward Health

    Chief Medical Officer, Broward HealthPresident, Florida Medical AssociationPast President, Florida Osteopathic Medical Association Davie, FL
  • 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 the first line antiretroviral therapies for the treatment of people living with HIV, discuss updates regarding the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and will detail how to indicate that an HIV viral load that is 'undetectable' via lab work, is equivalent to not transmitting HIV through sexual contact or IV drug use- this is known as Undetectable ='s Untransmittable (U=U).  This lecture was recorded on November 02, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    MarkAlain Dery, DO, FACOI

    Chief Innovation Officer

    Access Health Louisiana

    Chief Innovation Officer
    Medical Director of Infectious Diseases, Access Health Louisiana
    Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine
    New Orleans, Louisiana

  • 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 detail how to create a culture of safety in a healthcare organization.  This lecture was recorded on November 02, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    Robert T. Hasty, DO, FACOI

    Dean & Chief Academic Officer

    Orlando College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Dean & Chief Academic OfficerOrlando College of Osteopathic Medicine (proposed-seeking accreditation) (OCOM) Winter Garden, FL
  • 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 describe the importance of patient confidentiality in clinical practice, the importance of providers as patient advocates, the responsibility of healthcare providers in identifying and reporting the unprofessional, unethical, and illegal behaviors of their colleagues, and the legal responsibility of healthcare providers in reporting elder abuse and the potential for harm to others by patients.  This lecture was recorded on November 02, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    Mitchell Forman, DO, FACOI

    Dean Emeritus

    Touro University, Nevada

    Dean Emeritus, Touro University, Nevada COMProfessor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, UNLV SOM - Retired"

    Weldon (Don) Havins, MD, JD, LLM

    Professor Emeritus

    Touro University Nevada

    Professor Emeritus, Touro University Nevada

  • 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 detail a quick and efficient way to evaluate a patient with a psychiatry illness in clinical settings, examine a step wise decline in psychotic patients, and treatment modalities and how to educate your patients.  This lecture was recorded on November 02, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    James O. Abanishe, MD

    Attending Psychiatry and Neurology Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

    Attending Psychiatry and Neurology Diplomate
    of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
    Medical Director and President of Mountain Dew Behavioral Health,
    Tucson AZ

  • 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 explain that the overuse of antibiotics is common and associated with significant negative impact on patient safety and quality of care, notes that there is an over-diagnosis of the penicillin allergy, and that de-labeling people mistakenly thought to be allergic to penicillin is safe and cost-saving, and will emphasize that conditions that are difficult to 'precisely diagnose', such as respiratory tract symptoms and skin erythema can lead to over-diagnosis and then overtreatment of conditions that can be misinterpreted as having an infectious etiology.  This lecture was recorded on November 02, 2019 at the 2019 ACOI Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions held in Phoenix, AZ.

    MarkAlain Dery, DO, FACOI

    Chief Innovation Officer

    Access Health Louisiana

    Chief Innovation Officer
    Medical Director of Infectious Diseases, Access Health Louisiana
    Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine
    New Orleans, Louisiana