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Pinehurst Medical Symposium

| Date Posted: 1/28/2020

27th Annual Pinehurst Medical Symposium
March 7 & 8, 2020 • FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Conference Center • Pinehurst, NC

Conference Overall Objective

The 27th 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.

Saturday, March 7, 2020
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 – Opioids
Journey to Recovery from Lived Experience
Robert Brazell, CAI, CPSS

How Addiction Impacts the Brain and Evidenced-Based Path to Recovery
Fernando Cobos, M.D.

Physical Therapy as an Alternative for Pain Management
Jill Botnick, P.T.

Session II – Sleep Apnea Update

Sleep Apnea Update
Matthew Ellison, M.D.

Session III – Gastroenterology Update

NASH
Sidney Barritt, M.D.

12:45 p.m. Networking Lunch

Sunday, March 8, 2020
7 – 8 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Conference Reconvenes
Moderator: Member of FirstHealth Medical Education Committee

Session IV - Neurology Update

Neuromuscular Junction Diseases
James Howard, M.D.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Acute Ischemic Stroke Management: A New Era of Diagnostics and Therapeutics                                                                                                                        Melanie Blacker, M.D.

Serotonin Syndrome                                                                                                                                                                                                                Meredith Stanton, M.D.

Session V – Pulmonary and Cardiology Diseases

Update on Community Acquired Pneumonia
Heather Gibson, PharmD

Current and Evolving Practices in Structural Heart Disease
Sun Moon Kim, 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 March 3, 2020

The form below may 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) 715-1586

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