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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 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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