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AK ACP and AKOMA CME 2021 Hybrid Scientific Meeting Hub

April 9 - 10, 2021

Sheraton Hotel and Spa of Anchorage
401 E 6th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

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AK ACP and AKOMA CME 2021 Hybrid Scientific Meeting

Join your colleagues in osteopathic and internal medicine at the scientific meeting of the Alaska Chapter of the American College of Physicians, being held April 9 - 10, 2021. The meeting is a great way for you to recharge, rewind, and reflect with your peers, chapter leaders, and great speakers. Connect in-person or virtually with the Alaska Chapter’s rich source of knowledge content.

Meeting Highlights
  • Robert McLean, MD MACP, Former ACP President
  • Value in Healthcare: What Are We (Or They) Really Talking About?
  • Why Climate Change is a Healthcare Issue
  • Jay Butler, MD MACP- Deputy Director CDC
  • COVID-19 Update
  • Get your required 2 hours opiate CME
  • Update in Hospital Medicine MOC Module
  • Town Hall
Program Committee
  • Robert Bundtzen, MD FACP
  • Justin Carricaburu, DO
  • Emily Church, MD FACP
  • Mary Demers, DO FACP
  • Nancy Kragt, DO
  • Julie McCormick, MD FACP
  • Kristin Mitchell, MD FACP
  • Corrina Muller, DO
  • Byron Perkins, DO
  • Molly Southworth, MD MACP

Agenda

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April 9

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Time Session
10:30 AM Update in Hospital Medicine MOC Module
Julie McCormick, MD, FACP
Kena Desai, MD
1:00 PM Value in Healthcare: What Are We (or They) Really Talking About?
Robert McLean, MD, MACP
2:00 PM Why Climate Change is a Health Care Issue
Robert McLean, MD, MACP
3:30 PM Medical and Surgical Management of Obesity
Sean Lee, MD
4:30 PM New Drugs
Chris Knight MD, FACP

April 10

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Time Session
8:00 AM COVID-19 Update
Jay Butler, MD, MACP
10:30 AM Don't Miss It! Critical EKG's You Need to Know
Nilesh Patel, DO
11:30 AM EM Literature Review: Best of the Best
Nilesh Patel, DO
1:30 PM Use of Biologics in Asthma
April Arseneau, MD
2:30 PM Thyroid Disease
Dough Paauw, MD
3:45 PM Pain Control for Patients on Buprenorphine in the Hospital Setting
Sarah Spencer, DO
4:45 PM Stopping Chronic Opioids: Exit Strategies for Patients with Chronic Pain or Addiction
Sarah Spencer, DO

Maintenance of Certification

April 9, 2021 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Updates in Hospital Medicine

SEP FACULTY

Kena K Desai, MD and Julie McCormick, MD FACP

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SEP LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  1. Participate in group discussion to determine answers to multiple-choice questions
  2. Apply updated knowledge of internal medicine to clinical practice.
  3. Understand recent advances in internal medicine.
  4. Complete an ABIM SEP Module toward partial fulfillment of the ABIM’s Maintenance of Certification.
PRE-COURSE NOTE and MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE PRE-COURSE
  • Internists participating in the ABIM Maintenance of Certification Program
  • General Internists
  • Family practitioners
  • Subspecialty physicians

CME & MOC

Release Date: April 10, 2021
Termination Date: April 10, 2021

The American College of Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of (#) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to (point amount) medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credit claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

FAQ

Tools & Tips for Attendees

Before attending the chapter's hybrid meeting, be sure to read through these tools & tips to make the most our of your experience.

Equipment and Materials

Create a Zoom Account!

Our meeting will be conducted on the Zoom platform and all registered attendees will be have links to the Zoom meeting through this page. If you do not have a Zoom account, we recommend you sign up for one before the meeting. Sign up is free. Click here to sign up.

Test Your Equipment in Advance

  • Please test and check your system at least 15 minutes prior to meeting. This includes your network connection, device battery life, and speakers.
  • We recommend you use a computer or a tablet for the best experience. The system is not responsive on a cell phone.

Control Your Environment as Best You Can

  • Mute other devices that might interfere with your computer audio.
  • Create a learning-conducive environment, eliminating as many distractions as possible. Close out of other tabs and mute notifications, if possible.
  • Prepare your space with anything you may need during the virtual program (appropriate chargers, note-taking materials, water, etc.).

Troubleshooting Technical Difficulties

  • Some networks cause slides to advance more slowly than others. If your slides are behind or you are having audio issues, please try to refresh the page.

Engagement Through the CHAT Feature

  • Take note of how the presenter intends to utilize the chat feature as well as the Q&A field. Participate in questions and polls to stay engaged with the session.
  • Questions for the presenters can be submitted through the Q&A function or within the chat. CHAT can also be a great way to engage and connect with other attendees.

ACP Chapter's Virtual Meeting Code of Conduct

ACP is a community that values collegiality, respect for patents and each other, and medicine’s standards of ethics and professionalism. ACP members are guided by the content and spirit of the ACP Pledge and by their commitment to the ethics of medicine, including those in the ACP Ethics Manual. “Physicians’ conduct as professionals and as individuals should merit the respect of the community.”

ACP expects members, staff, and others who participate in events and activities involving ACP to treat others as you would like to be treated – with courtesy, respect for differences, and in ways that appropriately represent the profession of internal medicine. As set forth in ACP’s An-Harassment Policy, ACP does not tolerate any form of harassment, including intimidation, hostility, or other unwelcome and offensive communication or treatment.

If you experience or observe harassing, inappropriate or otherwise unprofessional behavior, or you have concerns about how you have been treated by an ACP member or staff or anyone else at an ACP meeting or event, you may report the incident to Julie Lake.

For other questions about the virtual meeting, contact Julie Lake at 907-350-2351 or Lake@mtaonline.net.

 

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