23rd Annual Southwestern Conference on Medicine
April 24, 2014 - April 27, 2014
Now in its 23rd year, the Southwestern Conference on Medicine is proudly presented by Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation in joint sponsorship with Cleveland Clinic and will be held April 24 - 27, 2014.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(tm). The American Osteopathic Association designates this continuing medical education activity for a maximum of 30 Category 1A Credits. This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 30 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel.
The Conference will take place at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort and Spa, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd., Tucson, AZ.
Registration for the Conference is available below. Current registration rates are $450 for retired physicians, semi-retired physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants and $550 for active physicians.
Remaining presentation will be added as they become available. Please note, some of the files are very large and may take additional time to download.
Thursday, April 24
Updates in Sexually Transmitted Infections - Fredrick M. Abrahamian, DO, FACEP, FIDSA
EKG Pearls for Your Practice - Fredrick M. Abrahamian, DO, FACEP, FIDSA
Rethinking Depression and Its Treatment - Eric E. Goldberg, DO
Mental Illness and Substance Abuse - Eric E. Goldberg, DO
Arizona Medical Marijuana Physician Education Program - Suzanne A. Sisley, MD
Suicide and PTSD - Shabnam I. Woerner, DO
Parkinson's Disease Update - Scott Sherman, MD, PhD
The Psychiatry of Tattoos - L. Mark Bell, DO, FACN
Friday, April 25
Secondary Causes of Osteoporosis and Low Bone Density - Michael J. Maricic, MD
Diabetes Update - Betsy Dokken, NP, MSN, CDE, PhD
Autonomic Disorders: Testing and Treatment - Jerrold Winter, MD, FACC
The Effects of Diabetes Medications in Cardiology - Robert J. Chilton, DO, FACC, FACOI
Foreign Body Ingestions in Infants and Children - Marsha Kay, MD, FAAP, FASGE, FACG
School Problems: A Decision Tree Approach - Ann B. Lettes, MD
Medical Screening of the Athlete - Scott E. Klewer, MD
A Better Way to Treat Pain - Jonathan D. Tait, DO
Saturday, April 26
Online Professionalism and Ethics in Medicine - Bruce David White, DO, JD - Online Professionalism Policy Handout; What is Appropriate Ratings Handout; Physician Violations Survey Handout
Difficult to Diagnose Infectious Diseases - Tirdad T. Zangeneh, DO, FACP
Ocular Signs of Systemic Diseases - Robert W. Snyder, MD, PhD, PC
Hypercoagulable States - Ravitharan Krishnadasan, MD, FACP
Infectious Arthritis - Bernard R. Rubin, DO, MPH, FACR
Health Care Reform 2014: A Practice Based Approach - Timothy C. Fagan, MD; Betsy L. Thompson, MD, DrPH; Kenneth G. Adler, MD, MMM; Jean Tkachyk
ER/LA Opioid REMS: Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care - John F. Manfredonia, DO, FACOFP, FAAHPM
Osteopathic Approach to Common Office Complaints - Laura E. Griffin, DO, FAAO
Sunday, April 27
Thyroid Disease in Children - B. Michelle Schweiger, DO, MPH
Genetic Cancer Risk Assessment - Linda B. Benaderet, DO, FACOI
Incontinence and Overactive Bladder - Christian O. Twiss, MD, FACS
Prostate Cancer Update - Mitchell Sokoloff, MD, FACS
New Anticoagulants - Timothy C. Fagan, MD