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Puerto Rico Chapter Virtual Meeting Hub

March 26 - 27, 2021

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Fostering Excellence in Internal Medicine

Join your colleagues in internal medicine at the virtual scientific meeting of the Puerto Rico Chapter of the American College of Physicians, being held March 26-27, 2021. The meeting is a great way for you to recharge, rewind, and reflect with your peers, chapter leaders, and great speakers. Connect virtually with the Puerto Rico Chapter’s rich source of knowledge content.

Meeting Highlights
  • The Puerto Rico Board of Licensing and Medical Disciplines requirements for physicians’ license recertification for 2019-2022
  • Bioethics and Professionalism
  • Diagnostic and Treatment of Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika
  • Prevention, Management and Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus
  • Adults and Children Immunization Guidelines
  • Prevention, Diagnosis and Management of Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Prevention and Management of Obesity in Adults and Pediatric Population
  • Pain Management Overview
  • Appropriate Use of Antibiotics
Program Committee
  • Francis P. Baco, MD, FACP, FACE
  • Melba Feliciano-Emmanuelli, MD, FACP, FACE
  • Ricardo Fernández González, MD
  • Ivonne Z. Jimenez Velázquez, MD, FACP
  • Myriam Allende-Vigo, MD, MBA, FACP, FACE, Ex Officio

Agenda

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Friday, March 26, 2021

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Time Session
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Bioethics and Professionalism

Rafael E. Bredy Dominguez, MD
10:00 - 10:15 AM Break
10:15 - 12:15 PM Bioethics and Professionalism

Rafael E. Bredy Dominguez, MD
12:15 PM Adjourn AM Session
1:00 - 2:30 PM Proper Use of Antibiotics

Arelis Febles Negron, MD
Humberto M. Guiot Martínez, MD, FACP
2:30 - 2:45 PM Break
2:45 - 4:15 PM Proper Use of Antibiotics
Arelis Febles Negron, MD
Humberto M. Guiot Martínez, MD, FACP
4:15 - 5:15 PM Adult and Pediatric Vaccination Standards
Lemuel Martínez Bonilla, MD
5:15 PM Adjourn

Saturday, March 27, 2021

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Time Session
8:00 - 9:00 AM Prevention and Management Adult and Pediatric Obesity
Milliette Alvarado Santiago, MD, FACE
9:00 - 10:00 AM Prevention, Management and Diagnosis of Diabetes
Alex N. González-Bossolo, MD, FACP, ECNU
10:00 - 10:15 AM Break
10:15 - 11:15 AM Prevention, Diagnosis and Management of Cardiovascular Diseases and Hypertension
Jorge L. Martínez Díaz, MD, FACP
11:15 - 1:15 PM Diagnosis and Treatment of Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika
José Gutiérrez Nuñez, MD, MACP
1:15 PM Adjourn AM Session
2:30 - 4:00 PM Pain Management
Renier Mendez De Guz, MD
4:00 - 4:15 PM Break
4:15 - 5:45 PM Pain Management
Renier Mendez De Guz, MD
5:45 PM Adjourn

CME & MOC

Release Date: September 1, 2020
Termination Date: September 1, 2021

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the Ponce School of Medicine. Ponce Medical School Foundation is accredited by the ACCME, Provider’s No. 0007249, to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Ponce School of Medicine is accredited by the Puerto Rico Board of Licensing and Medical Disciplines, Provider’s No. 016-DC20-JLDM.

The Ponce Medical School Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

FAQ

Tools & Tips for Attendees

Before attending the chapter's virtual 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 chapter staff.

For other questions about the virtual meeting, contact Rina Vega at 787-409-6497 or rinavega@rivsmarketing.com .

 

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