Internal Medicine Update 2019

The Pearls in Primary Care

 Saturday March 2, 2019

07:30–08:25: Registration, visit exhibits

08:25: Welcome and Introduction   
Dr. Wayne Ghesquiere

08:30 – 09:10  Update on Novel Trans-Catheter Treatments of Valve Disease
Dr. Anthony Della Siega

09:10 – 9:50    Opioid Prescribing: Lessons from the CMPA
Dr. Janet Nuth

9:50- 10:15      Break, Visit Exhibits

10:15-12:30     Breakout Small Group Sessions: Each session is 40 minutes in length. Participants can attend three of the five sessions below (indicate your three choices when you register).

A. Frustrated With Fibromyalgia: How to Diagnosis & Treat –  Dr. David Shaw

B. Resistant Hypertension the Ups and Downs of Management – Dr. Brian Mc Ardle

C. Update on Parkinson’s Disease Therapy – Dr. James Scott

D. Inflammatory Arthritis: Where to Start With Lab Tests & Where to go From There – Dr. Corisande Baldwin

E. Novel Agents for the Management of Diabetes – Dr. Xin Feng

12:30- 13:40    Lunch Break, free time to dine at one of the many fine restaurants in the area

13:40-14:15     Cannabis: Update on the Potential Toxic Side Effects
Dr. Simon Hoogewerf

14:15- 14:55    Weaning Chronic Non-Cancer Patients from Opioids: Practical Tips for Substitution Therapies
Dr. Larry Khan

14:55-15:15     Break, Visit Exhibits

15:15-15:50     How to Quickly Assess and Manage the Patient With a Chronic Cough
Dr. San Han Phang

15:50-16:25     Reversal of Direct Oral Anticoagulants
Dr. Cameron Griffiths

16:25-17:00     PPI’s Risks and Complications in Long Term Use
Dr. Rohit Pai

17:00 – 17:15  Question and Answer and Closing Remarks
Dr. Wayne Ghesquiere