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Pinehurst Medical Symposium March 3 & 4, 2018

| Date Posted: 1/10/2018

Pinehurst Medical Symposium March 3 & 4, 2018

FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, North Carolina

Conference Objectives:The 25th Annual Pinehurst Medical Symposium has been designed and organized to assist participants in accomplishing the following objectives:

• Acquire knowledge regarding technologies and treatments that improve patient care

• Enhance knowledge of medical challenges and decisions, and clinical excellence

• Facilitate networking opportunities with colleagues

• Discuss topics of timely interest to physicians

 

Agenda Saturday, March 3, 2018

7 –8 a.m. Registration & Breakfast - Monroe Auditorium, FirstHealth of the Carolinas Conference Center, FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital Campus

8 – 8:10 a.m. Conference Begins

Welcome: Joseph F. Hakas Jr., M.D., Chair FirstHealth Medical Education Committee

8:10 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Session I – Updates on Hot Topics for 2018

Moderator: FirstHealth Medical Education Committee

Diabetes Medications - John Buse, M.D.

Weight Loss Drugs - Sriram Machineni, M.D.

Bariatric Surgery Update - David Grantham, M.D.

NC Medicaid Update - Cody Hand, Senior V.P.

Emergency: Envenomations - Sean Bush, M.D.

Bladder and Urinary Health - Janet Harris-Hicks, M.D.

12:45 p.m. Networking Lunch  

 

Agenda Sunday, March 4, 2018

7 – 8 a.m. Registration & Breakfast

8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Conference Reconvenes

Session I - Updates in Hot Topics for 2018 Continues

Moderator: FirstHealth Medical Education Committee

The Latest in Hearing Aids - Alyssa Flippo, AuD

Emergency: Sepsis - Michael Pritchett, DO

Euestrogenemia and HRT - Ralph J. Turner, M.D., FACOG, NCMP

 

Session II - Preventing Hospitalizations and Readmissions in Chronic Diseases

Implications and Management of Frequent Heart Failure Hospitalization - Patty Chang, M.D.

COPD - Scott Johnson, M.D.

Wrap-up and Evaluations Conference Adjourns

 

CME Credit

Accreditation Statement: FirstHealth of the Carolinas is accredited by the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement: FirstHealth of the Carolinas designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.6 AMA PRA Category I Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Sponsorship: FirstHealth's Office of Continuing Medical Education is offering this program.

Conference Registration and CME Credit

• Includes conference registration and 8.6 of CME credit

• Available at no charge to FirstHealth of the Carolinas medical staff and non-FirstHealth participants

Registration is due by February 28, 2018

Online registration is available at www.firsthealth.org/calendar. Select category Continuing Medical Education and click on 2018 Pinehurst Medical Symposium.

The form below may also be used and mailed or faxed to: CME Symposium FirstHealth of the Carolinas, Office of Continuing Medical Education PO Box 3000, Pinehurst, NC 28374 Fax: (910) 715-3090 Name: ___________________________________________________________

Title: _________________________________

Organization: ___________________________________________________________________________________________

Business Mailing Address: ________________________________________________________________________________

City / State / ZIP: _______________________________________________________________________________________ Business Phone: __________________

Fax: ___________________________ Home Phone: __________________________ E-mail: _____________________________________________

Specialty: __________________________________________ Signature: _____________________________________________________________________________________________

_____Yes, I plan to attend the Networking Lunch on Saturday

_____ No, I cannot attend the Networking Lunch on Saturday

For more information on golf courses and/or hotel accommodations in the Pinehurst area, please contact Suzanne Von Canon, Conference Coordinator, at (910) 715-1520.

__ Please check here if ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) accommodations are needed.

If so, you will be contacted. Please specify: ____________________________________________________________________________

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