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For our Physicians


Continuing Medical Education

Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Methodist Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of one (1) AMA PRA Category I Credits(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Special Services

To request special dietary needs and/or disability arrangements, contact the CME Office at 270-827-7565 at least 10 days prior to the conference. Methodist Hospital complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof.

If you are not a regular attendee, it is very important to call Kelly Edmondson at 270-827-7565 to ensure space availability.

Location

CME activities are held at 12:30 p.m. in the North Tower Boardroom unless otherwise noted. Lunch will be provided.

A reminder for the M.D. Physicians. This is the last year of the (3) year reporting cycle for CME hours. You will receive a summary of your hours from 2009-present.




October 3 - "Newest Diagnostic Strategies and Treatment of Peripheral Pulmonary Lung Nodules"


Speakers:
Elizabeth G. Butler, M.D. and Victor M. Chavez, M.D.
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery and Pulmonary/Critical Care

At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to:
- Identify peripheral lung nodules that can be diagnosed via Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy
- Understand the least invasive surgical techniques for the management of Pulmonary Lung Nodules

Category 1 Credit





Oct. 10th "Induced Hypothermia: Does This Have a Role in the Critical Patient?"


Speaker:
Roger F. Johnson, M.D.
Pulmonologist, St. Mary's Medical Center

At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to:
- Be familiar with the physiologic effects of hypothermia.
- Current indications, techniques and potential complications of induced hypothermia.

Category 1 Credit





Oct. 17 - Tumor Board Meeting"

Due to HIPAA regulations this is limited to Methodist Hospital Patient Care Personnel

At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to:
- Examine approaches to cancer therapy for cancers seen in the institution.
- Discuss appropriate treatment strategies with colleagues.

Category 1 Credit





Oct. 24 - "Itching, Scratching and Rash: A Practical Update on Pathogenesis and Treatment of Urticaria in the Primary Care Setting"


Speaker: Kelly S. Brauer, M.D
Allergy and Asthma Specialists, PSC

At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to:
- Recognize definitions of acute versus chronic urticaria
- Understand common triggers and exacerbating factors for urticaria
- Realize basic treatment strategies and when to refer for further evaluation

Category 1 Credit




Tuesday, Oct. 30t - "What are Doctors For? The Physician-Patient Relationship Through the End of Life"


Location:6th Floor North Tower 12:30-1:30 p.m. Please call Kelly to reserve lunch at 827-7565

Speaker:Ira Byock, M.D, Dir.of Palliative Medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Dr. Byock has appeared as a featured guest on numerous national television and radio programs, including NPR: Talk of the Nation, All Things Considered, Fresh Air, CBS 60 minutes, ABC Nightline and PBS, and the News Hour

At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to:
- Distinguishing aspects of physician roles and responsibilities within the process of diagnosis and treatment of disease
- Recognize the limitations of physician role and responsibilities


Category 1 Credit



Oct. 31st - PENDING



Category 2 Credit





September 5 - "Impact of Pain: The Physicians' Role"


Speaker:
Mahendra Sanapati, M.D.
Advanced Pain Medicine Clinic, Methodist Hospital

At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to:
- Explain why the patient should be questioned about the impact of pain on function (social and physical) and overall quality of life.
- Review specific questions which, in conjunction with a physical examination, may help to document a patient's function.
- Indications for imaging and other studies will vary depending on the location of the patient's pain.

Category 1 Credit





September 12 - "Uncomfortably Numb: How to Approach Patients with Neuropathic Pain"


Speaker:
Amanda Peltier, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to:
- Discuss current approaches to neuropathic pain.
- Review clinical evidence available for medications commonly used.
- Discuss the side effects commonly encountered.

Category 1 Credit





September 19 - "Coding/Documentation"


Speaker:
Barbara Hohenstein, RN, CCS, CCS-P, FCS, PCS, CPT

At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to:
- Objectives to be determined
- CLASSROOMS 1 & 2 - More info to follow

Category 1 Credit





September 26 - "Take Your Best Shot: Optimizing Adult Vaccination Rates in Your Practice"


Speaker:
Andrew W. Urban, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to:
- Effectively communicate the individual, population and economic benefits of adult immunization to your patients and within your community.
- Identify changes that can impact the systematic discussion and delivery of adult vaccinations.
- Integrate the screening and administering of adult vaccinations within your office setting.
- Apply system changes and address office barriers to the systematic inclusion of adult immunization in primary practice.


Category 1 Credit