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98th Annual Fall Clinical Conference
 

98th Annual Fall Clinical Conference

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The Fall Clinical Conference gathers healthcare providers to hear local, regional and national experts, in both plenary sessions and symposiums, review basic concepts and emphasize recent advances in medicine, guideline implementation and disease management.


Lecture Topics

  • COVID-19
    • COVID-19 and Beyond: Implications for Medical Practice, Lee Norman, MD, MHS, MBA
    • Impact of COVID-19 on Hospitals and Health Care Systems, Raghu Adiga, MD
  • Cardiology
    • Valvular Heart Disease in 2020 – TAVR, Clips and Plugs, David Skolnick, MD
    • Stroke Prevention – Subclinical Afib and Moving Beyond CHADS-VASc, Sanjaya Gupta, MD
    • Young and at Risk – Heart Disease in Athletes, Expecting Moms, Inheritable Cardiomyopathies, and Repaired Congenital Defects, Anthony Magalski, MD
    • Managing Diabetics in those with HF and Cardiomyopathies, Michael Nassif, MD
  • Critical Care
    • ARDS, Brent Kidd, MD
    • Recovery After a Critical Illness,  John Wallisch, MD
    • Non-invasive Ventilation, Jared Stabb, DO
    • ECMO, Brigid Flynn, MD, Carolyn Moore, MD and Greg Muehlebach MD
  • Dermatology
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Orthopedics
    • Musculoskeletal Injection Considerations, Brittany Moore, MD
    • Advances in Knee Arthroplasty, Scott Abraham, MD
    • Interactive Physical Examination of the Hip and Back, Michael Khadavi, MD
    • Interactive Physical Examination of the Shoulder and Neck, Greg Van den Berghe, MD
  • Neurology
    • Neurodegenerative and Dementia Syndromes: How They can Cause Impairment in Driving, Ryan Townley, MD
    • Emerging Technologies in Neurosurgery, Stephen Reintjes, Jr., MD

  • Pediatrics
    • Constipation Evaluation and Management in Children:  A Practical Primer on Pediatric Pooping, John Rosen, MD
    • Stressed and depressed: Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Generation Z, Ram Chettiar, DO
    • Options in Childhood Obesity Treatment: What's Ahead?, Sarah Hampl, MD
    • Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus:  Considerations for Screening, Diagnosis and Management, Kelsee Halpin, MD
  • Pulmonary
    • Asthma, Mario Castro, MD, MPH
    • Interstitial Lung Disease, Scott Matson, MD and Mark Hamblin, MD
    • Vaping induced Lung Injury, Chase Hall, MD and Matthias Salathe, MD
    • Pulmonary Embolus & Novel Treatments in Interventional Radiology, Kyle Brownback, MD and Adam Ali, MD
  • Business of Medicine
    • Practical Pitfalls of the Electronic Medical Record, Steve Waxman, MD, JD
    • Telemedicine, Keith Sales, MD
    • Liability Implications of Telemedicine, Thomas G. Kokoruda, JD
  • State of the Art
    • Exablate: Focused Ultrasound, Michael Kinsman, MD
    • Gastrointestinal Update, Marc Taormina, MD

Registration

Registration Opens NOW. KCSWCS members must register for the conference.

  • Register on-line by e-check or credit card
  • Complete and return the registration form with payment. Coming soon
  • Call 816.523.3383. We can take a credit card over the phone.

Symposium Registration Fees

KCSWCS Physician, Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Member: FREE    

KCSWCS Honorary Member:  FREE

Non-member Physician:  $395  Not a member? Join Today and get the member discount!

Non-member Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner:  $375  Not a member? Join Today and get the member discount!

Registered Nurse and Other Health Care Professionals: $350


Faculty

  • Scott Abraham, MD
  • Adam Ali, MD
  • Raghu Adiga, MD
  • Kyle Brownback, MD
  • Mario Castro, MD, MPH
  • Ram Chettiar, DO
  • Brigid Flynn, MD
  • Sanjaya Gupta, MD
  • Chase Hall, MD
  • Kelsee Halpin, MD
  • Mark Hamblin, MD
  • Sarah Hampl, MD
  • Michael Khadavi, MD
  • Brent Kidd, MD
  • Michael Kinsman, MD
  • Thomas G. Kokoruda, JD
  • Anthony Magalski, MD
  • Scott Matson, MD
  • Carolyn Moore, MD
  • Greg Muehlebach MD
  • Michael Nassif, MD
  • Lee Norman, MD, MHS, MBA
  • John Rosen, MD
  • Stephen Reintjes, Jr., MD
  • Matthias Salathe, MD
  • Keith Sales, MD
  • David Skolnick, MD
  • Jared Stabb, DO
  • Marc Taormina, MD
  • Ryan Townley, MD
  • John Wallisch, MD
  • Brittany Moore, MD
  • Greg Van den Berghe, MD
  • Steve Waxman, MD, JD

Course Objectives

Objectives are posted as the become available.

  • COVID-19
    • COVID-19 and Beyond: Implications for Medical Practice, Lee Norman, MD, MHS, MBA
      • Describe what changes a practice might need to make in the future
      • Learn how to help a practice and oneself be more resilient for future "disturbances"
      • Discuss what has happened and why, and what it means for the future
  • Cardiology
    • Valvular Heart Disease in 2020 – TAVR, Clips and Plugs, David Skolnick, MD
      • For patients with severe aortic stenosis, state the subtle symptoms or echo changes that should prompt life-saving valve intervention
      • Discuss the difference between degenerative and functional mitral regurgitation, and the role for edge-to-edge catheter based repair
      • Recognize that severe functional tricuspid regurgitation is a silent and progressive valvular lesion; it portends a poor prognosis
    • Stroke Prevention – Subclinical Afib and Moving Beyond CHADS-VASc, Sanjaya Gupta, MD
      • State current classification schema for atrial fibrillation
      • Describe indications for and anticoagulation
      • Describe evolving risk factors for atrial fibrillation
    • Young and at Risk – Heart Disease in Athletes, Expecting Moms, Inheritable Cardiomyopathies, and Repaired Congenital Defects, Anthony Magalski, MD
    • Managing Diabetics in those with HF and Cardiomyopathies, Michael Nassif, MD
  • Critical Care
    • ARDS, Brent Kidd, MD
    • Recovery After a Critical Illness,  John Wallisch, MD
    • Non-invasive Ventilation, Jared Stabb, DO
    • ECMO, Brigid Flynn, MD, Carolyn Moore, MD and Greg Muehlebach MD
  • Dermatology
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Orthopedics
    • Advances in Knee Arthroplasty, Scott Abraham, MD
      • Discuss multimodal pain management after knee arthroplasty
      • State advances in robotic assisted knee arthroplasty
      • Summarize advances in knee arthroplasty that allow for quicker recovery and outpatient surgery
    • Interactive Physical Examination of the Hip and Back, Michael Khadavi, MD
    • Interactive Physical Examination of the Shoulder and Neck, Greg Van den Berghe, MD
    • Musculoskeletal Injection Considerations, Brittany Moore, MD
      • Discuss indications/considerations for various anesthetic agents, steroids, viscosupplementation, and briefly orthobiologic injections
      • Recite considerations for different injection techniques (palpation vs guided)
  • Neurology
    • Neurodegenerative and Dementia Syndromes: How They can Cause Impairment in Driving, Ryan Townley, MD
    • Emerging Technologies in Neurosurgery, Stephen Reintjes, Jr., MD

  • Pediatrics
    • Constipation Evaluation and Management in Children:  A Practical Primer on Pediatric Pooping, John Rosen, MD
    • Stressed and depressed: Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Generation Z, Ram Chettiar, DO
    • Options in Childhood Obesity Treatment: What's Ahead?, Sarah Hampl, MD
    • Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus:  Considerations for Screening, Diagnosis and Management, Kelsee Halpin, MD
      • State when and how to screen for, and diagnosis Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) in pediatric patients
      • Compare and Contrast the epidemiology and pathophysiology of T2D in children vs. adults
      • Discuss options for management of T2D in pediatric patients and expected outcomes
  • Pulmonary
    • Asthma, Mario Castro, MD, MPH
    • Interstitial Lung Disease, Scott Matson, MD and Mark Hamblin, MD
    • Vaping induced Lung Injury, Chase Hall, MD and Matthias Salathe, MD
    • Pulmonary Embolus & Novel Treatments in Interventional Radiology, Kyle Brownback, MD and Adam Ali, MD
      • Discuss inpatient management of pulmonary embolism
      • Describe potential needs for interventions in the pulmonary embolism patient
  • Business of Medicine
    • Practical Pitfalls of the Electronic Medical Record, Steve Waxman, MD, JD
      • State the most common problems with documenting in an HER
      • Discuss the most common problems with finding information in the HER
      • Summarize how the EHR can be used in discovery
    • Telemedicine, Keith Sales, MD
      • Review how the COVID pandemic impacted the adoption of telehealth
      • Examine the integration of telehealth into daily clinical practice
      • Explore the future of telehealth in a post-pandemic world
    • Impact of COVID-19 on Hospitals and Health Care Systems, Raghavendra Adiga, MD
      • Discuss changes with COVID in hospital and health system operations
      • Identify the changes occurring in hospital owned physician practices
      • Discuss how these impacts on hospitals affect financial and healthcare future of patients and physicians
    • Liability Implications of Telemedicine, Thomas G. Kokoruda, JD
  • State of the Art
    • Exablate: Focused Ultrasound, Michael Kinsman, MD
    • Gastrointestinal Update, Marc Taormina, MD

Continuing Education Credits

AMA: The Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society is accredited by the Missouri State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 32 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
AAFP: The education activity will be submitted to AAFP for approval of prescribed hours. 
 
ABIM: Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 32 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 credits claimed for the activity.
 
AANP: The education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of contact hours of accredited education. Pharmacology hours will also be available. Not all sessions will qualify for credit
 
 
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Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society

9229 Ward Parkway, Suite 280
Kansas City, MO 64114
Phone: 816.523.3383
Fax: 816.523.3393
Email:info@kcswcs.org

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