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2019 Winter Conference

Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society's

2019 Winter Conference

Friday, February 8, 2019

Sheraton Overland Park Hotel, 6100 College Boulevard, Overland Park, KS  66211

The Winter Conference shares current information concerning the diagnosis and management of medical problems and chronic diseases in the daily practices of primary care providers.


Event Schedule

  6:30 am   Registration and Breakfast Buffet Open
  7:00 am   Welcome and Announcements, Joel McKinsey, MD, Program Chair; and Metro Infectious Disease Consultants, Kansas City, MO
  7:05 am   Systemic Treatments of Eczema and Psoriasis, Co-morbidities, and the Importance of Coordination of Care, David Kaplan, MD, Adult and Pediatric Dermatology, Overland Park, KS
  8:00 am   Updates in Lung Cancer Screening: The Who, What, When, Why and How for the Primary Care Provider, Nirmal Veeramachaneni, Thoracic Surgery, University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City, KS
  8:55 am   Update on Parkinson's Disease, Susan Sifers, MD, MS, Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute, Department of Neurology; and Program Director, Movement Disorders Fellowship, Associate Program Director, Neurology Residency, University of Missouri - Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
  9:50 am   Urological Conditions Presenting to the Office and Emergency Department, Steve Waxman, MD, JD, Cotton O'Neil Urology, Topeka, KS 
10:45 am   Beverage Break and Visit Exhibits
11:05 am   Using Medications that Cause Weight Loss: Which Drug for Which Patient?, Sharach Smith, MD, Encompass Medical Group, Kansas City, MO
 Noon   Luncheon and Presentation: Medical Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing, Benjamin Skoch, DO, Assistant Professor, Palliative Medicine, University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City, KS
  1:00 pm   Ischemic Limb Preservation, Adam Alli, MD, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City, MO
 1:55 pm   Beverage Break and Visit Exhibits
  2:15 pm   Chronic Kidney Disease, Robert Golder, MD, Midwest Nephrology Consultants, PA, Kansas City, MO
  3:10 pm   Benign Hematology, Kevin Hubbard, DO, Professor, Internal Medicine; Chair, Department of Primary Care Medicine, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, MO
  4:10 pm   Wrap-up and Adjourn

Registration

Fees

$175 - KCSWCS Active Physician Member  
$125 - KCSWCS NP or PA Member          
$  75 - KCSWCS Honorary Member
$225 - Non-member Physician                
$175 - Non-member NP, PA, other
$  25 - Fellow or Resident

Join KCSWCS and Save
All members current on their dues receive a discount on this and other KCSWCS sponsored events including a complimentary registration to the KCSWCS Annual Fall Clinical Conference. KCSWCS activities are devoted entirely to continuing medical education. We are completely independent and have no affiliation with any area medical schools or hospitals. Membership is open to physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants in all medical specialties. To join or for more information, visit the membership page

Course Objectives

Objectives will be posted as they are received.

Systemic Treatments of Eczema and Psoriasis, Co-morbidities, and the Importance of Coordination of Care

  • Discuss the different types of systemic treatment options for eczema and psoriasis
  • Discuss specific side effects and complications of each systemic treatment option
  • Review baseline and follow-up test monitoring for patients on systemic immunomodulators Manage patients on systemic therapies with special situations such as surgery, diagnosis of malignancy, vaccinations, and pregnancy
  • State the role of the primary care provider in the health care team treating patients with eczema and psoriasis with systemic therapies

Updates in Lung Cancer Screening: The Who, What, When, Why and How for the Primary Care Provider

  • Identity the current criteria for lung cancer screening eligibility
  • Articulate the benefits and risks of lung cancer screening

Update on Parkinson's Disease

  • Summarize the clinical presentation of Parkinson’s disease and initial treatment
  • State the potential complications from dopaminergic therapy in advanced Parkinson’s disease
  • Discuss the role of advanced therapies in Parkinson’s disease including deep brain stimulation and the Duopa pump

Urological Conditions Presenting to the Office and Emergency Department

  • Summarize work-up, and pharmaceutical and surgical treatment for urinary retention, microhematuria and gross hematuria
  • Identify signs, symptoms, and pharmaceutical and surgical options for incontinence and impotence
  • Discuss presentation, diagnosis and treatment options of acute scrotum
  • Paraphrase work-up, and pharmaceutical and surgical treatment of urolithiasis
  • Review signs, symptoms, and pharmaceutical and surgical treatment of benign and malignant prostate disease

Using Medications that Cause Weight Loss: Which Drug for Which Patient?

  • Define normal weight, overweight and the stages of obesity
  • Describe how medications can alter energy consumption and deposition
  • Link the risk and benefits of anti-obesity pharmacotherapy

Medical Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing

 

Ischemic Limb Preservation

  • Identify and diagnose critical limb ischemia
  • Manage the patient critical limb ischemia

Chronic Kidney Disease

Benign Hematology

  • Identify common causes of anemia and a strategy to evaluate and mange these patients
  • Discuss common issues causing mild bleeding and bruising, and develop a means of diagnosing and managing them

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 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA: The education activity qualifies as Category 2-A credits.

ABIM: Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 8.25 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.

AAFP: This Live activity, KCSWCS 2019 Winter Conference, with a beginning date of 02/08/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 7.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AANP: The education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 8.25 contact hours of accredited education. Determination of credit and pharmaceutical hours is pending. 

Nursing: The Department for Health and Human Services at Johnson County Community College is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 10 contact hours applicable for APRN, RN and LPN relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing Approved Provider Number: LT 0027-0549. Hours will be awarded for documented attendance only.

Hotel Information

A block of standard rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel at the Convention Center, 6100 College Boulevard, Overland Park, Kansas 66211 for a rate of $134 per night, plus applicable taxes. The room block guarantee has expired.  Reservations will be accepted based upon availability. Reservations may be made online or by calling 913-234-2100. Be sure to ask for the Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society group rate.

Contact Us

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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