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  • 1. A Leader in Presenting Commercial Free CME® Since 1986. The Way CME Should Be ® www.ams4cme.com Evidence-Based Concise Clinical Content Half-Day Morning Sessions with Afternoons Free to Reflect and Refresh Now This Is The Way CME Should Be ® TM 2010-2011 8 month CME Calendar Sarasota, FL American Medical Seminars, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
  • 2. 1 What do Physicians want in CME? Physicians clearly have limited time. You need high quality CME that is to the point and applicable to your daily practice. You also want to be able to escape to a world class destination where you can relax with your family or colleagues, then return home refreshed. So, how do you get the best of both worlds? With our 22 weeks of Seminars, you get concise, clinically relevant and "to the point" content from high caliber faculty with practical experience. The focus is on evidence-based practical reviews and updates, rather than laboratory research or esoteric information. And what about the 1 /2 day CME sessions? Unlike most other CME seminars, our week long 1 /2 day sessions in Sarasota, Florida, allow you to work hard in the mornings, and then enjoy your free afternoons. You are saturated by the end of the morning, so why just sit in a room to accumulate credits? You will learn more if you take the after- noons off to reflect on the morning’s material, refresh yourself and return the next day recharged and ready to study. What is there to do in Sarasota? As a Top 10 Family Vacation destination, Sarasota offers a truly impressive blend of leisure, shopping, remarkable cuisine and popular attractions. Golf on lush green fairways. Experience our museums, plays, symphony, or opera. Sail into a breathtak- ing sunset. Explore unspoiled fishing waters. Or just relax…sink your toes into the finest beach sand in the world or relax at the Hyatt's lagoon style pool with a cascading waterfall - your kids will love this pool! Sarasota is culturally rich and filled with adventure, yet laid back and tranquil… and, it's close to Walt Disney World, SeaWorld and many other fine attractions as well. What if you need more flexibility and conven- ience? Then I suggest one of our popular Home, Commute or Travel CMETM courses on DVDs, Audio CDs or MP3s. These courses provide the most up-to-date and best colleague-rated seminar topics, and the flexibility of taking them while at home, commuting or traveling. You get maximum convenience, as well as practi- cal and high quality Category 1 AMA approved courses. What final point would I like to make? Whichever way you choose to take your CME, with our concise, clinically relevant and practical CME, you will be investing in one of the most valuable Primary Care CME resources available today. Call us today for a world class CME experi- ence and see why more than 22,000 of your col- leagues have participated in our courses, year after year. Busy physicians are faced with the problem of limited time. What better way to receive the high- est quality CME without the burn-out that is typi- cal in other full day courses? This is the way CME should be! D. Reece Pierce President and Director of CME From 1979 to 1984, Reece Pierce practiced at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, in the 5th largest Trauma Center in the U.S. In 1986, Reece Pierce founded AMS with the mission to provide the most clinical and practical Primary Care CME that optimizes physician time, and their learning experience. P.S. An astounding 99% of our past attendees say they would return here for another course, so come see for yourself why AMS in Sarasota is a premier CME destination! New Ways to Find More Time for CME An Interview with D. Reece Pierce... Founder of AMS, Inc. 2 0 1 0 / 2 0 1 1 C A L E N D A R A T A G L A N C E NOVEMBER 11/8-12/10 PC and Women's Health 11/15-19/10 Pediatric EM 11/22-26/10 IM for the Hosp. & PCP 11/29-12/3/10 Dermatology DECEMBER 12/13-17/10 Primary Care 12/27-31/10 Adult Infectious Diseases JANUARY 1/17-21/11 Pediatric EM 1/24-28/11 Internal Medicine 1/31-2/4/11 Geriatrics FEBRUARY 2/7-11/11 Pediatric ID 2/14-18/11 Hospital Medicine 2/21-25/11 Emergency Medicine 2/28-3/4/11 Rheumatology MARCH 3/7-11/11 Adult Infectious Diseases 3/14-18/11 Radiology 3/21-25/11 Emergency Medicine 3/28-4/1/11 Critical Care & Pulmonary APRIL 4/4-8/11 Family Medicine 4/18-22/11 Pediatric EM 4/25-29/11 Neurology MAY No live courses scheduled JUNE 6/20-24/11 Family Medicine 6/27-7/1/11 Dermatology Can’t attend one of our live courses? Take one of our Home, Commute or Travel CME™ courses now available on Audio CD, MP3, DVD and MP4. See the enclosed brochure for details OR visit our website at www.ams4cme.com
  • 3. OUR MISSION The purpose of the American Medical Seminars, Inc. CME Program is to develop and deliver clinically relevant, evi- dence-based CME activities in an effort to align physician behavior with current clinical guidelines and the evidence to improve their competence and the care they provide their patients. INTENDED AUDIENCE Primary Care Practitioners such as Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, General Practice and even Specialists who would like practical and clinically relevant reviews and updates in Primary Care Medicine. OVERALL PROGRAM OBJECTIVES In this brochure, you will see sixteen (16) areas of Primary Care Medicine represented. The overall objective is to pro- vide the participant with practical and clinically relevant information. Upon completion of these CME activities, through the use of clinical vignettes emphasizing Guidelines and Evidence-Based Medicine, the physician or healthcare provider should be able to formulate a differen- tial, make a diagnosis and develop a plan for the prevention and/or therapeutic management of the various disorders presented. Each CME activity has its own set of objectives, which are available upon request, included in each syllabus and accessible through our website at www.ams4cme.com FORMAT AND EDUCATIONAL DESIGN All CME activities are a lecture and problem-based learning format utilizing an audience response system with interac- tive case vignettes and Q&A sessions for each topic while focusing on practical issues in clinical medicine. Small classroom-style sessions, averaging 60 in attendance, maxi- mize the opportunity for participants to interact with the faculty. Each speaker submits organized syllabus materials, which we provide for you in a notebook that will serve as a future reference. SCHEDULING AND SITE Popular morning sessions allow participants time for study, reflection, family activities, relaxation, and recreation. All CME activities are held Monday - Friday from 8:00am- 12:15pm. All CME activities are on-site at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota in Sarasota, Florida. REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES Daily continental breakfast; coffee/beverage breaks; bound syllabus materials, and an AMA certificate of completion from American Medical Seminars, Inc. NON-REGISTERED ATTENDEES The continental breakfast and CME activity are for regis- tered attendees only. Non-registered attendees/guests (e.g. children, spouse, colleagues, etc.) will not be permitted inside the program. If you need child care assistance or would like to register your colleague or spouse, please call our office and we will be happy to assist you. CLASS SIZES ARE LIMITED Register now for one of our 22 courses in this series from November, 2010 to June, 2011. You’ll find your registration form in the back of this calendar. CANCELLATION AND CHANGES POLICY To receive a refund (minus a $75.00 administrative fee), cancellations must be received in writing at least 7 days prior to the CME activity starting date. For cancellations received less than 7 days prior to the program, a $150.00 administrative fee will apply. Individuals who fail to attend the course (no-shows) will not be entitled to any refund. Charges for returned checks will be the responsibility of the registrant. American Medical Seminars, Inc. assumes no liability beyond the refund of the seminar registration fee. Although it is rarely necessary, American Medical Seminars, Inc. reserves the right to modify speakers and subject matter. ACCREDITATION American Medical Seminars, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CERTIFICATION AMA American Medical Seminars, Inc. designates these educational activities for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Non US-Licensed Physicians: The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the US who participate in these CME activities are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM . AAFP These activities have been reviewed and are acceptable for up to 20 Prescribed Credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. ACEP Unless otherwise indicated, these activities have been approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 20 Hours of ACEP Category I Credit. ACOG The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has assigned 20 Cognate Credits to these programs. AAP Where indicated: This continuing medical educa- tion activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 20 AAP Credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award avail- able to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics. CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND DISCLOSURE POLICY It is the policy of American Medical Seminars, Inc. to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its directly sponsored educational activities. All faculty participating in activities directly sponsored by American Medical Seminars, Inc. are expected to disclose to the activity audience any relevant financial relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). The information presented at these CME activities represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or pro- motion by, American Medical Seminars, Inc. or its affiliates. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for education- al subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each CME activity participant must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when con- sidering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses. PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO RECORDING American Medical Seminars, Inc. reserves the exclusive right to photograph and/or video and/or audio record these sessions. Any & all recording by participants is prohibited. By their attendance, participants in a Live CME Seminar grant American Medical Seminars, Inc. (AMS, Inc.), its legal representatives, assigns, and those acting under AMS, Inc.’s permission and on AMS, Inc.’s authority, to copyright, publish, and use in all forms and media and manners for advertising, trade, promotion, exhibition, or any other law- ful purpose, whatsoever, any depictions of the participants made by AMS, Inc. or AMS, Inc.’s representative, in which participants may be included in whole or in part, alone or in conjunction with other persons, or reproductions thereof, or in derivative works made through any medium, where said depictions may include any or all of still, single, multi- ple or moving photographic images or pictures, video recordings or audio recordings. W H O S H O U L D A T T E N D A N D W H Y ? We encourage participation by all individuals. If you have a disability, advance notification of any special needs will help us better serve you. QUESTIONS: Contact us Toll Free at 1-866-ams-4cme (866-267-4263) OR register online at www.ams4cme.com 2
  • 4. P r e s e n t i n g Valerianna Amorosa, M.D. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine; Chief of Infectious Diseases and Clinic Director, HIV and Infectious Diseases Clinic, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA William T. Ayoub, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R. Geisinger Medical Group, Geisinger Health System Associate, Department of Rheumatology; State College, PA Robert A. Belfer, M.D., F.A.A.P. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics; Director, Children and Adolescent Rapid Emergency Services, Children's Health Associates, Voorhees, NJ Lawrence H. Brent, M.D. Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Associate Professor of Medicine; Head, Division of Rheumatology and Director, Einstein Arthritis Center, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA David C. Brousseau, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.P. Medical College of Wisconsin Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine; Milwaukee, WI Andrew Chang, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M. Albert Einstein College of Medicine Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine; Attending Physician, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY Robert L. Dickman, M.D., F.A.A.F.P., A.G.S.F. Tufts University School of Medicine Associate Clinical Professor and Inaugural Jaharis Family Chair (2001-2009), Department of Family Medicine; Boston, MA Amy L. Drendel, D.O., M.S. Medical College of Wisconsin Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics; Milwaukee, WI Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P. Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Professor of Pediatrics; Chief of Infectious Diseases, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE Robert S. Fawcett, M.D., M.S.Ed. York Hospital of WellSpan Health Medical Director, Family Practice Residency Program; Certifi- cate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine, York, PA Sharon E. Feinstein, M.D. University of Maryland School of Medicine Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine; Baltimore, MD Kevin S. Ferentz, M.D. University of Maryland School of Medicine Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Operations, Department of Family & Community Medicine; Baltimore, MD Lisa R. Ferentz, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.-C., DAPA University of Maryland School of Medicine Clinical Instructor and Faculty Member, Department of Family and Community Medicine; Founder and President, The Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy Training and Education, Inc.; Clinical Social Worker, Private Practice and Clinical Social Work Consultant, Baltimore, MD Michael A. Gibbs, M.D., F.A.C.E.P. Tufts University School of Medicine Professor of Emergency Medicine; Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine, Maine Medical Center; Immediate Past President, Maine Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Portland, ME Stephen J. Gluckman, M.D., F.A.C.P. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Professor of Medicine; Chief, Infectious Diseases Clinical Services, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Clinical Director, Global Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA Michael P. Goldfinger, M.D., F.A.C.P. Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Assistant Professor of Medicine; Director, Continuous Quality Improvement and Director, Peer/Mortality Review, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA Amit Golding, M.D., Ph.D. National Institutes of Health/NIAID Postdoctoral Fellow, Intramural Research Training Awards (IRTA), Cellular Immunology Section, Shevach Lab, Laboratory of Immunology; Bethesda, MD Marc H. Gorelick, M.D., M.S.C.E., F.A.A.P. Medical College of Wisconsin Professor of Pediatrics; Jon E. Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI Adam R. Guttentag, M.D. Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Assistant Professor of Radiology; Director, General Radiology, and Section Chief, Thoracic Radiology, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA Peter M. Hartmann, M.D., D.F.A.P.A. Penn State College of Medicine Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine; Vice President, Medical Affairs, York Hospital of WellSpan Health, York, PA Robert Hasty, D.O., F.A.C.O.I. Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine; Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Palmetto General Hospital, Hialeah, FL Janet Hines, M.D. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine; Medical Director, MacGregor Infectious Diseases Clinic, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, PA Seth Hoffman, M.D. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine; Associate Director, Pulmonary Diagnostic Services, Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA David A. Horowitz, M.D. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine; Chief Medical Officer, PennCare at Home, Home Care Division and Senior Medical Director of Quality, Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, PA Mark D. Joffe, M.D., F.A.A.P. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Community Pediatric Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA Donald Kaye, M.D., M.A.C.P. Drexel University, College of Medicine Professor of Medicine; Philadelphia, PA Elaine T. Kaye, M.D. Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor, Division of Dermatology; Attending Physician, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA Keith S. Kaye, M.D., M.P.H. Wayne State University School of Medicine Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases; Corporate Medical Director of Hospital Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI Kenneth Kaye, M.D., F.A.C.P. Harvard Medical School Associate Professor of Medicine; Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 2010 2011 F A C U L T Y 3 “This format is absolutely the best. It is valuable for me to be able to interact with the expert. This is unavailable in large meetings.” C.W. McClary, M.D.
  • 5. Laurence J. Kinsella, M.D., F.A.A.N. Saint Louis University Medical School Professor of Neurology; St. Louis, MO Joel Kravitz, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.R.C.P.S.C. Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine; Attending Physician and Director, Medical Student Clerkship, Community Medical Center, Toms River, NJ Joshua D. Lenchus, D.O., R.Ph., F.A.C.P., F.H.M. University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine; Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Training Program and Associate Director, UM-JMH Center for Patient Safety, Department of Anesthesiology, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL John M. Loiselle, M.D., F.A.A.P. Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Department of Emergency Medicine and the Urgent Care Center, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE Michele S. Maroon, M.D. Geisinger Medical Center, Geisinger Health System Associate, Department of Dermatology and Director, Dermatology Residency Program; Danville, PA Jeffrey Miller, M.D. Penn State College of Medicine Associate Professor of Dermatology, Vice-Chair, Department of Dermatology; Hershey, PA O. Fred Miller, III, M.D. Geisinger Medical Center, Geisinger Health System Associate and Director Emeritus, Department of Dermatology; Danville, PA Pinaki Mukherji, M.D. Albert Einstein College of Medicine Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine; Director, Emergency/Internal/Critical Care Residency Program and Attending Physician, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Queens, NY Herbert L. Muncie, Jr., M.D. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine Professor of Family Medicine and Director, Medical Student Education, Department of Family Medicine; New Orleans, LA Ganesan Murali, M.D. Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Assistant Professor of Medicine; Director, Albert Einstein Sleep Center and Attending Physician, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA Michael J. Muszynski, M.D., F.A.A.P. Florida State University College of Medicine Regional Campus Dean and Professor of Clinical Sciences; Staff Physician, Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Orlando, FL Gary H. Oberlender, M.D., F.A.C.P. Consultant in Geriatric Medicine Merri Lou Pendergrass, M.D., Ph.D. University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine; Vice President, Diabetes National Practice Leader, Medco Health Solutions, Inc., Fort Worth, TX John W. Pendleton, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R. Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute Associate Professor of Internal Medicine; Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine; Chief, Rheumatology Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Staff Rheumatologist, Carilion Clinic, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, VA Andrew D. Perron, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.C.S.M. Tufts University School of Medicine Professor of Emergency Medicine; Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME Albert J. Peters, D.O., F.A.C.O.G. Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM) Medical Director; New Jersey David E. Riley, M.D. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Professor, Department of Neurology; Director, Movement Disorders Center, University Hospitals Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH Richard J. Scarfone, M.D., F.A.A.P. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Medical Director, Emergency Preparedness, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA Gerald W. Smetana, M.D. Harvard Medical School Associate Professor of Medicine; Senior Physician, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA Ryan J. Smith, M.D. Albert Einstein Medical Center Staff Radiologist; Philadelphia, PA Susan L. Summerton, M.D. Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Assistant Professor of Radiology; Director, Medical Student Education, and Section Chief, Gastrointestinal Radiology, Department of Radiology, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA Frederick Sunderlin, M.D. Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Clinical Professor of Medicine; Associate, Department of Endocrinology, Geisinger Medical Center; Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine; Clinical Professor, School of Graduate Studies, Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA Gregory Tino, M.D., F.C.C.P., F.A.C.P. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Associate Professor of Medicine; Chief, Pulmonary Clinical Service, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Arshad A. Wani, M.D. Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Assistant Professor of Medicine; Associate Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit and Attending Physician, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA Kendal Williams, M.D., M.P.H. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Assistant Clinical Professor, Hospitalist Division; Service Chief, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center; Co-Director, Center for Evidence-Based Practice, Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, PA Jerry Zuckerman, M.D. Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Assistant Professor of Medicine; Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control, Division of Infectious Diseases, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA “I have given probably 200+ regional or national talks in the past 10 years and there are NONE that come close to your level of organization, professionalism, and support. It was truly a pleasure.” Andrew D. Perron, M.D. Presenting Faculty Contact us Toll Free at 1-866-ams-4cme (866-267-4263) OR register online at www.ams4cme.com 4
  • 6. 2 N O V E M B E R PRIMARY CARE AND WOMEN’S HEALTH: AN UPDATE AND REVIEW November 8-12, 2010 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Herbert L. Muncie, Jr., M.D. and Albert J. Peters, D.O., F.A.C.O.G. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP=19 Hours ACOG Day 1 Amenorrhea. Anemia – A Finding, Not Yet a Diagnosis. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding. Hormonal Contraceptives: Good, Bad and Controversial. Day 2 Chronic Anovulation. Osteoporosis: Diagnosis and Treatment. Menopause: Myths and Realities. Migraine Headaches – Update on Diagnosis and Treatment. Day 3 Hirsutism. Evaluation and Initial Management: Benign Breast Disease. Gynecologic Complementary Therapy. Coronary Artery Disease in Women. Day 4 Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections. Premenstrual Syndrome. Venous Thromboembolism (VTE): Diagnosis and Treatment. Pelvic Pain. Day 5 Adult Health Screening and Immunizations – Evidence-Based Approach. Gynecologic Emergencies. Use and Interpretation of Thyroid Tests. Endometriosis. PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE: EMERGENT AND URGENT CHALLENGES November 15-19, 2010 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Robert A. Belfer, M.D., F.A.A.P. and Mark D. Joffe, M.D., F.A.A.P. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG AAP Day 1 Approach to Febrile Infants and Toddlers. Orthopedic Conditions Above the Hip. Acute Management of Asthma. Upper Airway Emergencies in the Pediatric Patient. Day 2 Non-Traumatic Surgical Abdominal Emergencies. Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis of Appendicitis in Childhood. Pediatric Seizures. Pediatric Emergency Case Studies. Day 3 Head Injuries. The Child with a Limp. Medical Errors in Pediatrics. Visual Diagnosis: You Make the Call. Day 4 The Septic Appearing Infant. Pediatric Poisonings. Life-Threatening Pediatric Infections. Pediatric Emergency Radiology. Day 5 Fluid/Electrolyte Emergencies. Judicious Use of Antibiotics in the Outpatient Setting. Dilemma of the Foreign Body - Aspirated or Ingested. Articles That Change the Way We Practice Pediatric Emergency Medicine. INTERNAL MEDICINE REVIEW AND UPDATE: INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT CARE FOR THE HOSPITALIST AND PCP November 22-26, 2010 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am David A. Horowitz, M.D. and Kendal Williams, M.D., M.P.H. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 Practical Approach to the Patient with Potential DVT. Practical Approach to Thyroid Disease: 1. Hypothyroidism/Elevated TSH 2. Patient with a Thyroid Nodule. The Inpatient Management of Diabetes. The Evaluation and Management of Syncope. Day 2 Overview of the Current Management of Hospital Acquired Infections. Overview of the Inpatient Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. Practical Approach to the Patient with Diabetes. Practical Approach to the Patient with Headache. Day 3 Practical Approach to the Outpatient with Dementia. Practical Primer: A Measured Approach to the Patient Safety and Error Theory. Delirium, Dementia, and Psychosis – The Diagnosis and Management of the Inpatient with Mental Status Change. Update on the Management of COPD and Asthma in the Hospitalized Patient. Day 4 Update on the Evaluation of Chest Pain. Update on the Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes. Non-Surgical Approaches to the Patient with Obesity. Surgical Approaches to the Patient with Obesity. Day 5 Practical Approach to the Patient with Hypertension. Practical Approach to the Patient with Hyperlipidemia. Update on the Management of Stroke. Update on the Management of Congestive Heart Failure in the Hospitalized Patient. 1 3 8 M O N T H S E M I N A R C A L E N D A R Contact us Toll Free at 1-866-ams-4cme (866-267-4263) OR register online at www.ams4cme.com5
  • 7. 5 DERMATOLOGY FOR THE NON-DERMATOLOGIST November 29 – December 3, 2010 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Special Feature! Color Syllabus With More Than 1,500 Textbook-Like Quality Images Included! Jeffrey Miller, M.D. and O. Fred Miller, III, M.D. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 Introduction – Essentials of Dermatology Diagnosis. Common Problems in Office Dermatology. Common Tumors in the Office Setting. Select Principles of Dermatology Therapy. Day 2 The Sun and the Skin: Photoaging, Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer, Photodermatosis and Sunscreens. Fever and Rash: A Common Sense Approach. Contact Dermatitis. Leg Ulcers and the Principles of Wound Care. Day 3 Acne: Pathophysiology and Treatment. Approach to Rosacea and the Red Face. Malignant Melanomas, Parts I and II: Melanoma, Birthmarks, Nevi, and Dysplastic Nevi. Day 4 The Most Common Dermatology Referrals. Clinical Pearls in Dermatology. Psoriasis. Herpes Simplex and Zoster; Lichen Planus. Day 5 Common Causes of Hair Loss in the Primary Care Setting. Evidence-Based Case Studies in Dermatology. Pathophysiology and Treatment of Diabetic Ischemic and Neuropathic Foot Ulcers. “Cases That Have Taught Me a Lesson.” D E C E M B E R PRIMARY CARE: IMPROVING YOUR OUTCOMES THROUGH DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT December 13-17, 2010 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Robert L. Dickman, M.D., F.A.A.F.P., A.G.S.F., Herbert L. Muncie, Jr., M.D. and Gary H. Oberlender, M.D., F.A.C.P. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 Sensible Prescribing Practices for the Elderly. Venous Thromboembolism (VTE): Diagnosis and Treatment. Advanced Nutritional Assessment and Therapy. Use and Interpretation of Thyroid Tests. Day 2 Delirium in the Elderly – Current Concepts. Evaluation and Treatment of Hypertensive Patients. Evaluation and Treatment of Dementia in Seniors. Anemia – A Finding, Not Yet a Diagnosis. Day 3 Migraine Headaches – Update on Diagnosis and Treatment. Vitamin B-12 Deficiency in the Elderly. Treating Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Contemporary Issues in End of Life Care. Day 4 Adult Health Screening and Immunizations – Evidence-Based Approach. Osteoporosis. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Evaluation and Treatment. Musculoskeletal Disease in the Elderly. Day 5 Evaluation and Initial Management: Benign Breast Disease. Urinary Incontinence. Hormonal Contraceptives: Good, Bad and Controversial. Atrial Fibrillation. INFECTIOUS DISEASES IN THE ADULT PATIENT: A PRIMARY CARE UPDATE December 27-31, 2010 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Donald Kaye, M.D., M.A.C.P., Elaine T. Kaye, M.D., Keith S. Kaye, M.D., M.P.H., Kenneth Kaye, M.D., F.A.C.P. and Jerry Zuckerman, M.D. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 Meningitis and Meningoencephalitis. New or Emerging Infectious Diseases, Part 1: Influenza. Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). New or Emerging Infectious Diseases, Part 2: C. difficile Infection (CDI). Day 2 Newer Antibacterial Agents. Urinary Tract Infection. Update on Antimicrobial Resistance. Herpesvirus Infections. Day 3 Hepatitis. Tuberculosis. Helicobacter pylori Infection. Cellulitis, Necrotizing Fasciitis and Diabetic Foot Ulcers. Day 4 Adult Immunizations, Parts I and II. Endocarditis and Orthopedic Device Infection Prophylaxis Guidelines: What the PCP Needs to Know. Common Skin and Nail Infections. Day 5 Advice for the Traveler. HIV Primer for the Primary Care Physician. Infective Diarrhea. Community Acquired Pneumonia. 4 6 Asolo Theater 6
  • 8. 7 J A N U A R Y PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE: AN EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACH January 17-21, 2011 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am John M. Loiselle, M.D., F.A.A.P. and Richard J. Scarfone, M.D., F.A.A.P. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG AAP Day 1 Office Management of Mild to Moderate Asthma. Emergency Management of Severe Asthma. Bronchiolitis: What’s Helpful and What’s Snot. Visual Diagnosis, Part I. Day 2 Pediatric Dermatology: Common Rashes You Should Know. Fever and Rash – When to Worry. The Red Hot Eye. Teaching Pearls You Should Know. Day 3 No Time to Waste – Surgical Emergencies in Children. Infants Behaving Badly. Clinical Clues to Detecting Child Physical Abuse. Pediatric Status Epilepticus and Febrile Seizures. Day 4 Interesting Cases in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. The Febrile Young Toddler in the Age of the Pneumococcal Vaccine. The Febrile Young Infant. Visual Diagnosis, Part II. Day 5 Pediatric Head Trauma. Pain Management in the Office and ED. Pediatric Orthopedic Pitfalls. Managing Animal Bites. INTERNAL MEDICINE: A CLINICAL UPDATE January 24-28, 2011 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Michael P. Goldfinger, M.D., F.A.C.P., Merri Lou Pendergrass, M.D., Ph.D., Gerald W. Smetana, M.D. and Frederick Sunderlin, M.D. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 Disorders of Calcium Metabolism. Management of Type 1 Diabetes. Drug Interactions and Side Effects. Evaluation of the Patient with Syncope. Day 2 Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) – A Primary Care Perspective. Outpatient Anticoagulation Issues. Thyroid Case Studies, Parts I and II. Day 3 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Male Hypogonadism: Clinical Features. Diagnosis of Primary Headache Syndromes. Treatment of Primary Headache Syndromes. Day 4 Common Endocrine Disorders. Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes. Preoperative Cardiac Evaluation. Preoperative Pulmonary Evaluation. Day 5 Approach to the Patient with Hypertension. New Drugs for the Primary Care Physician: What You Need to Know. Treatment of Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes/ Endocrine Consult: Bring Your Cases. (Registrants may submit challenging cases from their practice in advance to be considered for incorporation into the presentation. Please obey HIPPA laws and do not submit patient names or record identifiers. All submissions will remain anonymous.) GERIATRICS: A PRIMARY CARE APPROACH TO THE AGING POPULATION January 31 – February 4, 2011 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Gary H. Oberlender, M.D., F.A.C.P. and John W. Pendleton, M.D., F.A.C.P, F.A.C.R. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 Delirium in the Elderly – Current Concepts. Osteoporosis: Contemporary Diagnosis and Treatment. Dementia in the Elderly. Osteoarthritis: Diagnosis and Treatment in the Older Patient. Day 2 Advanced Nutritional Assessment and Therapy. Practical Points for the Musculoskeletal Exam for the Primary Care Provider. Vitamin B-12 and Vitamin D in Seniors. Geriatric Depression: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment. Day 3 Exercise Program in the Elderly “A Movement Whose Time Has Come”. Sensible Approaches to Geriatric Infections. Rheumatologic Lab Tests and Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Elderly. A Practical Approach to Falls and Urinary Incontinence. Day 4 Sensible Prescribing Practices for the Elderly. Treatment of Chronic Pain in the Elderly. Contemporary Issues in End of Life Care. Office Orthopedics in the Older Patient. Day 5 Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis. Risk Management and Care of the Elderly. Gout and Pseudogout in the Elderly. Improving Communication Skills in Medical Practice. 8 9 Contact us Toll Free at 1-866-ams-4cme (866-267-4263) OR register online at www.ams4cme.com7 "Best run CME courses around - staff is very friendly and helpful. Educational quality always superb - more 'pearls per hour' than anywhere else." Robert C. Solomon, M.D.
  • 9. F E B R U A R Y PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASES: AN EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACH February 7-11, 2011 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Stephen C. Eppes, M.D., F.A.A.P. and Michael J. Muszynski, M.D., F.A.A.P. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG AAP Day 1 Pediatric Immunization Update. Antibiotic Update. Serious Infections of the Head and Neck. The Child with “Too Many” Infections. Day 2 The Age of MRSA. Cases from the Files of a Pediatric ID Consultant. Chief Complaint: Fever and Rash. Kawasaki Disease. Day 3 Acute Otitis Media: Of Pathogens and Patients. Tick-Borne Infections: Hot Spots and Bullseyes. Fever in Infants. Pediatric Lower Respiratory Infections. Day 4 Virus X: Ubiquitous, Uncanny, Understandable. Influenza: What’s New and What You Can Do. Urinary Tract Infections. Infectious Diseases Walking Through Your Office Door. Day 5 Pediatric Meningitis Revisited. Cat Scratch Disease: Old and New. Lymphadenopathy in Children: Diagnostic Approach. Clinical Approach to Congenital Infections. HOSPITAL MEDICINE: MANAGEMENT OF THE HOSPITALIZED ADULT PATIENT February 14-18, 2011 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Robert Hasty, D.O., F.A.C.O.I., Joshua D. Lenchus, D.O., R.Ph., F.A.C.P., F.H.M., Ganesan Murali, M.D. and Arshad A. Wani, M.D. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 Stroke. Anticoagulation Update. COPD – Overview of Patient Management. Pneumonia. Day 2 Respiratory Failure. Mechanical Ventilation. Prevention of Medical Errors. Sign-Out/Transfer of Care. Day 3 Septic Shock. Critical Care Cases for Review. Pulmonary Function Testing. Asthma Update. Day 4 Acid Base Disorders. Case-Based Approach to Disorders of Sugar, Salt and Water. Prophylaxis and Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism. Dyslipidemia in High-Risk Patient Populations. Day 5 Preoperative Medical Evaluation. Patient Safety. Pleural Diseases: Effusions and Pneumothorax. Pulmonary Cases for Review. EMERGENCY MEDICINE: AN EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACH TO ADULT CARE February 21-25, 2011 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Andrew Chang, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.A.E.M., Joel Kravitz, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.R.C.P.S.C. and Pinaki Mukherji, M.D. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 Disorders of Glucose Control, Parts I and II: Hyperglycemia/Hypoglycemia. As the World Turns: Peripheral Vertigo in the ED. Electrolytes at Panic Levels. Day 2 Supraventricular Tachycardias. Seizures in the Emergency Department. Neuromuscular Weakness. Hand and Wrist Injuries Not to be Missed. Day 3 Endocrine Emergencies in the ER. Ophthalmic Emergencies. EKG Interpretation. Approach to Chest Pain. Day 4 Acute Pulmonary Edema. Breathless: Does This Patient Have a PE? Psychiatric Emergencies. Drug-Drug Interactions (DDIs). Day 5 The Acute Headache. Sepsis Advances. Abdominal Pain – The Black Box of the Belly. Facial Trauma. 10 11 "Undoubtedly the best conference (speakers, facility, organization, topics) I have been to in years." John Blake, M.D. Mote Marine Aquarium World Class GolfFishing 12 8
  • 10. RHEUMATOLOGY: IMPROVING PRIMARY CARE OUTCOMES THROUGH DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT February 28 – March 4, 2011 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am William T. Ayoub, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R. and Lawrence H. Brent, M.D. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 Clinical Approach to the Patient with Rheumatic Diseases. Laboratory and Radiological Tests in Rheumatology. Soft Tissue Rheumatology. Rheumatologic Procedures. Day 2 Lyme Disease and Other Topics in Rheumatology. Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies. Clinical Aspects of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Day 3 Crystal Arthropathies. Interactive Case Presentations, Part I. Fibromyalgia. Spondyloarthropathies. Day 4 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Scleroderma and Raynaud's Disease. Rheumatology Pearls. Osteoporosis: Evaluation and Treatment. Day 5 Osteoarthritis. Septic Arthritis. Vasculitis. Interactive Case Presentations, Part II. M A R C H INFECTIOUS DISEASES: ADULT ISSUES IN THE OUTPATIENT AND INPATIENT SETTINGS March 7-11, 2011 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Valerianna Amorosa, M.D., Stephen J. Gluckman, M.D., F.A.C.P. and Janet M. Hines, M.D. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 The Alphabet Soup of Viral Hepatitis. Fever of Unknown Origin. Emerging and Multi-Drug Resistant Infections. Update in Antibiotic Therapy. Day 2 Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient. Approach to the Patient with Fever and Rash. Meningitis: Commonly Asked Questions. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Day 3 Gastroenteritis. Common Issues Surrounding Tick Borne Illnesses in the U.S. Tuberculosis Update. Bloodstream Infections and Infective Endocarditis. Day 4 Soft Tissue and Bone Infections. Influenza and Pandemic Influenza. Health Advice for International Travel. Immunizations for Adults. Day 5 What Every Primary Care Provider Should Know About HIV. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Community Acquired Pneumonia and Respiratory Tract Infections. Acute Pharyngitis. RADIOLOGY FOR THE NON-RADIOLOGIST March 14-18, 2011 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Adam R. Guttentag, M.D., Ryan J. Smith, M.D. and Susan L. Summerton, M.D. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 Basic Chest X-Ray Interpretation. Radiology of the Pleura: Effusion, Pneumothorax and More. Abdominal Radiography. Evaluation of Skeletal Trauma. Day 2 Women’s Imaging. Oncologic Imaging. Pulmonary Nodule: Evaluation and Follow-Up. Imaging the Mediastinum and Heart. Day 3 Back Pain Imaging. Evaluation of Patients with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism. Upper Extremity Trauma. Lower Extremity Trauma. Day 4 Site Specific Approach to Abdominal Pain. Basics of Ultrasound. Acute Brain and Cervical Spine Pathology. IV Contrast and Radiation: What a Clinician Should Know. Day 5 MRI of Large Joints – Knee, Shoulder and Hip. CT Angiography: Carotids, Aorta and More. Diagnostic Imaging of Acute Abdominal Issues. Evaluation of Hematuria and Flank Pain. EMERGENCY MEDICINE: PRACTICING ACCORDING TO THE EVIDENCE March 21-25, 2011 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am ACEP Speaker of the Year Recipients: Dr. Perron - 2007 and Dr. Gibbs - 2005 Michael A. Gibbs, M.D., F.A.C.E.P. and Andrew D. Perron, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., F.A.C.S.M. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 Mastering Local and Regional Anesthesia. Pitfalls in Orthopedics. Wide-Complex Tachycardias: When is V-Tach Not V-Tach? Pericarditis and Myocarditis: How Can 2 Diseases Sound So Similar and Act So Differently? 13 14 9 15 "I have attended 5 or 6 of your programs over the years and your standards have always been of the highest quality and extremely well-organized!" Aubrey Shane, M.D. 16
  • 11. EMERGENCY MEDICINE: PRACTICING ACCORDING TO THE EVIDENCE March 21-25, 2011 (continued) Day 2 Minor Closed Head Injury: An Evidence-Based Approach. Low Back Pain in the ED: What We Know, What We Think We Know, and What We Don’t Know. Aortic Disasters. Abdominal Pain Case Studies. Day 3 Cutting Edge Airway Management. Airway Rescue Strategies. ST-Segment Elevation: MI or Not MI. Acute Coronary Syndrome in the ED: So Many Drugs and So Little Time. Day 4 PE and DVT in the Emergency Department. Thrombolysis for Stroke. Hypertension – Just the Facts! Turning Error into Opportunity. Day 5 Trauma Case Studies. Essentials of Trauma Imaging. Early Goal Directed Therapy in Sepsis: Why All the Fuss? Community Acquired Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA): An Update. CRITICAL CARE AND PULMONARY MEDICINE: AN UPDATE AND REVIEW March 28 – April 1, 2011 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Seth Hoffman, M.D. and Gregory Tino, M.D., F.C.C.P., F.A.C.P. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 COPD - Overview of Patient Management - Parts I and II. “Nuts and Bolts” of Pulmonary Function Testing. Asthma Update. Day 2 Community Acquired Pneumonia. Pleural Diseases. Approach to the Patient with Chronic Cough. Preoperative Pulmonary Assessment. Day 3 Approach to Acid-Base Disturbances. Acute Respiratory Failure and Mechanical Ventilation. Shock and Hemodynamic Monitoring. Disorders of Sleep – Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Others. Day 4 Tuberculosis. Lung Cancer. Critical Care Cases for Review, Parts I and II. Day 5 Interstitial Lung Disease. Pulmonary Cases for Review. Hemoptysis. Venous Thromboembolism. A P R I L FAMILY MEDICINE: AN EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACH TO PATIENT CARE April 4-8, 2011 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Robert S. Fawcett, M.D., M.S.Ed., Peter M. Hartmann, M.D., D.F.A.P.A. and Herbert L. Muncie, Jr., M.D. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 Anemia – A Finding, Not Yet a Diagnosis. Treating Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Bipolar Disorder in Primary Care. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Day 2 Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Low Back Pain. Osteoporosis: Diagnosis and Treatment. Evaluation and Treatment of Hypertensive Patients. Day 3 Asthma Update. Update on COPD. Dealing with Difficult Patients. Adult ADHD. Day 4 Migraine Headaches – Update on Diagnosis and Treatment. Adult Health Screening and Immunizations – Evidence-Based Approach. Running Injuries. Chronic Pain. Day 5 Domestic Violence. The Knee: A Critical Evaluation of Two Common Problems. Hormonal Contraceptives: Good, Bad and Controversial. Venous Thromboembolism (VTE): Diagnosis and Treatment. 17 St. Armand’s Circle Contact us Toll Free at 1-866-ams-4cme (866-267-4263) OR register online at www.ams4cme.com 18 “Fantastic! One of the Best Update Courses I have taken - especially in the location of Sarasota, one of the most beautiful places in the world to spend a week!” Aaron T. Miller, M.D. 10
  • 12. 19 20 PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE: DETECTION, DIAGNOSIS AND DEVELOPING TREATMENT PLANS April 18-22, 2011 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am David C. Brousseau, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.P., Amy L. Drendel, D.O., M.S. and Marc H. Gorelick, M.D., M.S.C.E., F.A.A.P. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG AAP Day 1 Orthopedics in the Pediatric Patient. Abdominal Emergencies in Children. Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Evaluation and Management of Dehydration in Children. Day 2 Acute Asthma in Children: An Update on Management. Pediatric Seizures: Simple to Status. Accidents Will Happen? Evaluation of Suspected Physical Abuse in Children. Pediatric Head Trauma: Concussion to Coma. Day 3 Management of the Critically Ill Neonate. Pediatric Pain: Assessment and Treatment from the ED to Home. Interesting Cases: When a Long Day Becomes a Pain in the “Back”. Pediatric Sports Injuries. Day 4 Pediatric Airway Management. Fever in the Infant and Toddler. Croup and Bronchiolitis: Cough and Wheeze. Acute Gynecologic Problems in Children and Adolescents. Day 5 Pediatric EKG Workshop. Pediatric Presentations of Cardiac Disease. Toxicology: Drug Store to Dance Floor. Management of Burns in Children. NEUROLOGY UPDATES FOR PRIMARY CARE April 25-29, 2011 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Laurence J. Kinsella, M.D., F.A.A.N. and David E. Riley, M.D. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 The Neurological Examination. Sleep Disorders. Neurologic Emergencies, Parts I and II. Day 2 An Approach to the Dizzy Patient. Peripheral Neuropathy and Neuropathic Pain Management. Seizures and Epilepsy, Parts I and II: Diagnosis and Management. Day 3 Migraine and Chronic Daily Headache. Syncope: Which Test is Better in the Fainting Patient? Drugs and the Nervous System. Multiple Sclerosis. Day 4 Dementia. Parkinson’s Disease and Its Differential Diagnosis. Cobalamin (B-12) Deficiency and Other Neurologic Disorders of Gastrointestinal Function. Libby Zion’s Lesson: Serotonin Syndrome and P450 Drug Interactions. Day 5 Stroke, Part I – An Evidence-Based Review of Risk Factors and Prevention. Stroke, Part II – An Evidence-Based Approach to TIA and Acute Stroke. Spasticity, Ataxia, and Gait Disorders. Psychogenic Neurologic Disorders. J U N E FAMILY MEDICINE: A REVIEW AND UPDATE OF COMMON CLINICAL PROBLEMS June 20-24, 2011 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Sharon E. Feinstein, M.D., Kevin S. Ferentz, M.D., Lisa R. Ferentz, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.-C., DAPA and Amit Golding, M.D., Ph.D. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 Routine Adult Care. An Approach to Caring for Adolescents. Improving Compliance. Asthma. Day 2 Coronary Artery Disease. Rheumatologic Lab Tests – Diagnosis, Prognosis & Management. Thyroid Disease. Secondary Amenorrhea. Day 3 Food for Thought: Understanding and Working with Eating Disorders. Hypovitaminosis D - A Preventable Epidemic. Anemia. Chronic Pelvic Pain. Day 4 Identification and Treatment of Traumatized Patients. Gout – Uric Acid as a Danger Signal. Depression and Anxiety in Primary Care. Management of Diabetes. Day 5 Smoking Cessation. Osteoporosis. Obesity. Uncomplicated and Complicated Urinary Tract Infections. 11 21 "I have been coming here for at least 15 years or more and will continue to return for the very high quality and well organized CME. I have little time and lots of choices, but I keep returning here." Frederick P. Hoenke, M.D.
  • 13. DERMATOLOGY FOR PRIMARY CARE June 27 – July 1, 2011 (8:00am-12:15pm) Colleague Networking Breakfast 7:30am-8:00am Special Feature! Color Syllabus With More Than 1,500 Textbook-Like Quality Images Included! Michele S. Maroon, M.D. and O. Fred Miller, III, M.D. 20 credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM AAFP ACEP ACOG Day 1 Introduction – Essentials of Dermatology Diagnosis. Common Problems in Office Dermatology. Problems in the Sun, Parts I and II: Solar Radiation, Photodamage, Actinic Keratosis, Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers, Photosensitivity Reactions, Sun Protection. Day 2 Common Tumors in the Office Setting, Parts I and II: Warts, Common Neoplasms of the Head and Neck, Keratoses, Cysts, Granuloma Annulare, Lymphoma, and Vascular Tumors. Contact Dermatitis. Leg Ulcers and the Principles of Wound Care. Day 3 Malignant Melanomas, Parts I and II: Melanoma, Birthmarks, Nevi, and Dysplastic Nevi. Dermatologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease. Case Studies in Dermatology. Day 4 Acne, Part I: Pathophysiology, Recognition and Treatment. Acne, Part II: Identification and Treatment of Acne, Acneiform Eruptions and Rosacea. Herpes Simplex and Zoster; Lichen Planus. Psoriasis. Day 5 Drug Eruptions: Etiology, Differential Diagnosis and Treatment. Infections in Dermatology. Pathophysiology and Treatment of Foot Ulcers: Diabetic Ischemic and Neuropathic. “Cases That Have Taught Me a Lesson.” 12 C A N ’ T A T T E N D O U R L I V E S E M I N A R S ? TAKE ONE OF OUR HOME, COMMUTE OR TRAVEL CME TM COURSES Take your course at home, while commuting or while you travel! The best of our seminars are available on DVDs, Audio CDs and MP3s. Plan ahead for the holidays, spring break, summer travel or other CME needs and earn from 5 to 40 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM per course. 10-Credit DVD Courses - $365.00 to $395.00 1. Dermatology: Adult 2. Dermatology: Adult & Pediatric 3. Orthopedics: Adult & Pediatric 4. Radiology: Skeletal & Trauma 5. Radiology: Adult & Pediatric NEW! 5-Credit Audio CD or MP3 Courses - $175.00 1. Psychiatry for the Non-Psychiatrist 2. Ortho/Sports Medicine 3. Hospitalist 10-Credit Audio CD or MP3 Courses - $295.00 1. Urgent Care 2. Infectious Diseases: Adult 3. Conquering Heart Disease 20-Credit Audio CD or MP3 Courses - $445.00 1. Emergency Medicine in Adults 2. Pediatric Emergency Medicine 3. Primary Care: Adult Medicine, Part 1 4. Primary Care: Adult Medicine, Part 2 40-Credit Audio CD or MP3 Course - $740.00. Our Best Audio Value – a savings of $150.00! Purchase either our Emergency Medicine in Adults and Pediatric Emergency Medicine together OR our Primary Care, Parts 1 and 2 together and receive 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ at the Deeply Discounted Price of Just $740.00! (That’s a savings of $150!) Order your course today! To order, or for more information, call us Toll Free at 1-866-ams-4cme (866-267-4263) or visit us online at www.ams4cme.com 6. Primary Care 7. Internal Medicine 8. Pediatrics: Trauma Center Issues 9. Trauma Challenges in the ED 10. Emergency Medicine "Excellent; Best I have ever attended; every lecture presented concise, up-to-date, practical information easily applicable to day-to-day practice." David H. Prescott, M.D. 22 Contact us Toll Free at 1-866-ams-4cme (866-267-4263) OR register online at www.ams4cme.com 4. Endocrinology 5. Pediatric Infectious Diseases 6. Internal Medicine
  • 14. Take advantage of AMS, Inc’s GUARANTEED Preplanned Discounted Rates by using Corp #35C1982. Economy $ 158.00 Compact $ 169.00 Standard $ 179.00 Full Size $ 196.00 Offers available at participating Florida locations. Discount only applies to time and mileage. Refueling services, taxes, 11% airport concession fee, Collision Damage Waiver, surcharges, and other optional items are extra. Offer not available in conjunction with any other discounts or pro- motions. Local age requirements apply. Offer expires 7/4/2011. H O T E L A C C O M M O D A T I O N S The Hyatt Regency Sarasota on Sarasota Bay, come experience our 22 Million Dollar Renovation! HYATT REGENCY SARASOTA ON SARASOTA BAY HOTEL RATES Exclusive Discounted Rates for American Medical Seminars, Inc. Attendees are Year Round, Subject to Availability. By staying at this hotel, you will also help AMS, Inc. meet its contractual obligations; thereby, helping us keep future hotel guest room rates and registration fees reasonable. Effective Dates AMS Rate 6th Night & Beyond Bonus Rate* November 5, 2010 - January 8, 2011 $159.00 50% off remaining nights ($79.50) January 9, 2011 - April 30, 2011 $199.00 50% off remaining nights ($99.50) May 1, 2011 - July 3, 2011 $159.00 50% off remaining nights ($79.50) Daily rate, single or double occupancy are subject to 11% tax. Credit card guarantee required. * The “6th Night & Beyond Bonus Rate” is limited to a maximum of five nights at the 50% Off Rate. AMS rates (standard contracted rates and/or the 50% off discounted rate) are only guaranteed for three nights prior to the program start date & three nights beyond the conclusion of the program (subject to availability). For those attending consecutive multiple programs, further restrictions may apply regarding the 50% off discounted rate & reservations must be made through the AMS office by calling Toll Free at 866-267-4263. TO MAKE YOUR HOTEL RESERVATIONS You may call the Hyatt Toll Free at 800-233-1234 and mention the AMS Group/Corporate #39288 or go directly to the Hyatt Regency Sarasota website at www.hyattregencysarasota.com and enter the AMS Group/Corporate #39288. Or you may simply call AMS Toll Free at 866-267-4263 and our staff will be happy to help you. Photos on pages 6, 8, 10 by Dick Dickinson for the Sarasota Convention and Visitors Bureau. S A R A S O T A O N S A R A S O T A B A Y ® C A R R E N T A L D I S C O U N T S Call Toll-Free 800-736-8227 ® O N S A R A S O TA B AY Newly Renovated Rooms, all come with water views of the Bay or Marina. Request a balcony at no additional cost ($50 per night value), subject to availability. Additional amenities include: Grand Hyatt BedTM (Pillow-top, King or 2 Double Beds) • 32” flat screen TV • In-room safe • iHome® alarm clock radio Special Services: T-Mobile® wireless internet access available in all guest rooms (complimentary for those booking under the AMS guest rate only, upon request) • Business Center • Laundry Facilities • Complimentary Self-Parking • Hotel Shuttle to/from Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport (nominal fee) • Fast Board (Pre-Boarding Pass System) Recreational Facilities include: 130 foot Lagoon Style Swimming Pool w/ Cascading Waterfalls • 12 person Whirlpool Jacuzzi • Pool Bar • Complimentary 24-Hour Hyatt Stay Fit Gym • YogaAwayTM now available (nominal fee) Beach Access: We now run complimentary shuttle service to Lido Beach On-site Dining: In-room dining • Currents (breakfast/lunch/din- ner) & Currents Bar • Hurricane Hut Pool Bar/Café (lite/casual) Hyatt's Gold Passport Members: Earn points while you stay • Daily newspaper • Access to 1-800-CHECK-IN® Things To Do include a variety of options such as taking in a Sunset on one of our World Class Beaches • Boating • Eco-tours • Fishing • Sailing • Kayaking • Championship Golf • Tennis • Performing Arts • Theaters • Ringling Museum (for Children and Adults) • Aquariums • Fine Dining • Shopping & Much More. Within Walking Distance of the hotel: G-Wiz Hands-On Science Museum • Van Wezel Performing Arts Center • Florida West Coast Symphony • Selby Botanical Gardens • Sarasota Garden Club • Selby Public Library • Downtown Sarasota All CME seminars are held at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota. This landmark hotel is located on the Hyatt's Private Marina on Sarasota Bay. The Hyatt Regency Sarasota offers all the amenities to make you and your family especially comfortable and AMS has arranged "exclusive & guaranteed" rates for our CME attendees. 1000 Blvd. of the Arts, Sarasota, FL 34236 www.hyattregencysarasota.com Phone (941) 953-1234 • Toll Free (800) 233-1234 For rates on specialty vehicles, you may call 800-736-8227 and mention Corp#35C1982 or go to www.ams4cme.com and click on the Enterprise link. 13
  • 15. 1 CALL TOLL FREE ONLINE FAX MAIL 866-ams-4cme www.ams4cme.com 941-365-7073 Mail this form to: (866-267-4263) Visit our website and Fax this completed American Medical Seminars, Inc. or 941-388-1766 register online. form to our office. P.O. Box 49947, Sarasota, FL 34230 To receive the Regular Registration Rate, fees must be postmarked >30 days prior to program start date. Physician’s Fees - Regular Registration Non-Physician/Resident * Fees - Regular Registration $745.00 All Courses Except Dermatology $645.00 All Courses Except Dermatology $825.00 Dermatology Courses Only $725.00 Dermatology Courses Only Physician’s Fees - Late Registration Non-Physician/Resident * Fees - Late Registration $795.00 All Courses Except Dermatology $695.00 All Courses Except Dermatology $875.00 Dermatology Courses Only $775.00 Dermatology Courses Only Check or Money Order *Medical resident discounted fees must be Payable to: American Medical Seminars, Inc. accompanied by Department Head Letter (no foreign bank checks or currency) indicating Resident Status. MC or VISA (see below) Name: ______________________________________________________________________ Title:_______________________________________ Specialty:____________________________________________ Address: ________________________________________________________________________________________ City:________________________________________________ State:_________________ ZIP:__________________ Bus Phone: __________________________________ Res Phone: _________________________________________ E-MAIL: _________________________________________________________________________________________ Program Date and Title: ___________________________________________________________________________ MC VISA Name on Card (please print):_______________________________________________________________ Acct #:________________________________________ Exp. Date:_______ Billing ZIP:___________ CID:______ Card Holder Signature: ____________________________________________________________________________ American Medical Seminars, Inc. maintains confidentiality and does not sell, lend or distribute any contact information provided. Participants attending these activities may be photographed and/or recorded for educational, promotional and distribution purposes by American Medical Seminars, Inc. CALL TOLL FREE MAIL OUR WEBSITE Toll Free: 800-233-1234 OR Mail this form to: Visit our website at www.ams4cme.com Direct: 941-953-1234 & mention American Medical Seminars, Inc. Click on the Hyatt’s link and enter Group/Corporate #39288 P.O. Box 49947, Sarasota, FL 34230 Group/Corporate #39288 Arrival Date: ______________________________ Departure Date: _______________________________________ Number of Rooms: _____________ Number in Party: Adults _______________ Children ____________________ Room Type: 1 King Size Bed _______________________ and/or 2 Double Beds _______________________ Separate check made payable to the Hyatt enclosed with program registration. Please guarantee my Hyatt reservation by billing to the credit card below. (check one): American Express MasterCard VISA Diner’s Club Discover Acct #: ____________________________________________________ Exp. Date: ________ Billing ZIP:_________ Name on Card (please print): ______________________________________________________________________ Card Holder Signature: ___________________________________________________________________________ Due to the popularity of Sarasota as a vacation destination, it is advisable to make your hotel reservations as early as possible. Room reservations less than 30 days prior to the program are based upon availability. Rates are subject to state and local taxes. 3 Send Program Registration and/or Separate Hyatt Check to: American Medical Seminars, Inc. P.O. Box 49947, Sarasota, FL 34230-6947 For Further Information Call Christy or Cristina at: American Medical Seminars, Inc. Toll Free: 866-ams-4cme (866-267-4263) Direct Line: (941) 388-1766 • Fax (941) 365-7073 www.ams4cme.com 4 H Y A T T H O T E L R E S E R V A T I O N F O R M2 Ref.#S 1 0 I P M F O U R E A S Y W A Y S T O R E G I S T E R 14 3-digit security code
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