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Primary Care Women’s Health: Essentials and Beyond


November 1 – 2, 2012

 

Cleveland Clinic Administrative Campus
Building #3, Auditorium
Beachwood, OH

 

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Course Overview

This CME-certified educational activity will address the health needs of women by highlighting best practices that review the latest therapies, procedures, and diagnostics in women’s health. Expert faculty will present evidence-based lectures on selected topics of importance related to women’s health for primary care practitioners. The goal of this activity is to improve the knowledge of primary care providers and, thus, improve the quality of care for women.

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Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses who provide primary care to women. Other health care professionals with an interest in women’s health will also gain significant knowledge from this activity.

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Learning Objectives

  • Describe the differences in presentation of chronic conditions in males versus females.
  • Discuss the most recently published research data and options related to women’s health issues.
  • Identify and become more familiar with treatment options for the following vulvovaginal conditions: vaginitis, desquamative inflammatory vaginitis, lichen simplex chronicus, lichen planus, lichen sclerosus, vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia and vulvodynia.
  • Provide an overview of traditional and newer contraceptive options for women and become familiar with contraceptive issues unique to chronic medical conditions.
  • Summarize the diagnosis and treatment of common parathyroid disorders in women.
  • Highlight updated treatment options for uterine fibroids.
  • List indications and contraindications for hormone therapy and provide appropriate counseling.
  • Cite the tools necessary to diagnose osteoporosis and identify those at risk of fracture who could benefit from treatment.
  • Discuss diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders in women.
  • Summarize the published data on medical breast and genetics.
  • Define the current data on preventative health counseling, diagnosis, and treatment for chronic pelvic pain.

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Endometrial Biopsy and IUD Insertion and Removal Procedural Workshop

Endometrial Biopsy Learning Objectives

  • List the indications and contraindications of office-based endometrial biopsy
  • Articulate and demonstrate each step for performing an endometrial biopsy using a pelvic model
  • Describe potential complications of office-based endometrial biopsy and how to manage these complications
  • Interpret pathology results; report results to patients, and identify when referral is needed

IUD Insertion and Removal Learning Objectives

  • List the indications and contraindications of IUD insertion and identify appropriate candidates for IUD placement
  • Articulate and demonstrate each step for performing a insertion and removal of the levonorgestrel-releasing IUD and copper-releasing IUD
  • Identify potential complications of IUD insertion and removal and how to manage these complications

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Topics and Sessions

  • Desquamative Inflammatory Vaginitis (DIV)
  • Learn to Like the Lichens
  • Vulvodynia
  • Puzzling and Perplexing Vulvovaginal Cases
  • Update on Cosmetic Procedures
  • Parathyroid Disorders in Women
  • Contraceptive Update
  • Osteoporosis
  • Hormone Therapy Update
  • Fibroids: Update on Treatment Options
  • Sleep Disorders in Women
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women
  • Medical Breast and Genetics Update

Procedure Workshop (Separate Registration Required)

  • Endometrial Biopsy and IUD Insertion and Removal

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Activity Director

Laura D. Lipold, MD
Director, Primary Care Women’s Health
Cleveland Clinic

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Guest Faculty

Hope K. Haefner, MD
Past-President, American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department of Obestetrics and Gynecology
Co-Director, The University of Michigan Center for Vulvar Diseases
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI

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Cleveland Clinic Procedural Workshop Faculty

Pelin Batur, MD, FACP
Education Director
Primary Care Women’s Health

Laura Lipold, MD
Director
Primary Care Women’s Health

Aphrodite Papadakis, MD
Staff
Family Medicine

Jessica Strasburg, MD
Staff
Family Medicine

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Cleveland Clinic Faculty

Pelin Batur, MD, FACP
Education Director
Primary Care Women’s Health

Linda Bradley, MD
Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Women’s Health Institute

Yvonne J. Braver, MD
Staff
Community Internal Medicine

Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO, MS
Director
Sleep Disorders Center

Leila Khan, MD
Staff
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Angela Kyei, MD
Staff
Dermatology

Brandie H. Leach, MS, CGC
Certified Genetic Counselor
Genomic Medicine Institute

Elizabeth O’Dougherty, PT
Physical Therapist
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Holly Pederson, MD
Staff
Breast Services

Andrea Sikon, MD, FACP
Chair
Internal Medicine

Holly Thacker, MD, FACP
Director
Center for Specialized Women’s Health

 

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Agenda

Thursday, November 1, 2012
7:00 am Continental Breakfast, Registration, and Exhibits
7:45 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Laura D. Lipold, MD
8:00 am Desquamative Inflammatory Vaginitis (DIV)
Hope K. Haefner, MD
8:30 am Learn to Like the Lichens
Hope K. Haefner, MD
9:00 am Questions and Answers
9:15 am Vulvodynia
Hope K. Haefner, MD
9:45 am Puzzling and Perplexing Vulvovaginal Cases
Hope K. Haefner, MD
10:15 am Questions and Answers
10:30 am Refreshment Break and Exhibits
11:00 am Update on Cosmetic Procedures
Angela Kyei, MD
11:45 am Parathyroid Disorders in Women
Leila Khan, MD
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Contraceptive Update
Pelin Batur, MD, FACP
2:15 pm Osteoporosis: A Case-Based Approach
Andrea Sikon, MD, FACP
3:00 pm Refreshment Break and Exhibits
3:20 pm Hormone Therapy Update
Holly Thacker, MD, FACP
4:00 pm Adjourn
Friday, November 2, 2012
7:00 am Continental Breakfast, Registration, and Exhibits
7:45 am Opening Remarks
Laura D. Lipold, MD
8:00 am Fibroids: Update on Treatment Options
Linda Bradley, MD
9:00 am Sleep Disorders in Women
Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer, DO, MS
10:00 am Refreshment Break and Exhibits
10:30 am Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women
Yvonne J. Braver, MD and Elizabeth O'Dougherty, PT
11:30 am Medical Breast and Genetics Update
Holly Pederson, MD and Brandie H. Leach, MS
12:15 pm Adjourn
Procedural Workshop (Separate Registration Required)
12:30 pm Procedural Workshop Luncheon
(Workshop Participants Only)

1:30 pm Introduction and Pre-Test Questions
Auditorium
1:40 pm Procedural Breakout Sessions 

Endometrial Biopsy - Room 102
Pelin Batur, MD

IUD Insertion and Removal - Cafe Annex
Jessica Strasburg, MD

2:40 pm Break and Exhibits
2:50 pm Procedural Breakout Sessions   

Endometrial Biopsy - Room 102
Pelin Batur, MD

IUD Insertion and Removal - Cafe Annex
Jessica Strasburg, MD

3:40 pm Wrap Up and Post-Test Questions
Auditorium
4:00 pm Adjourn

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Registration and Cancellation

Preregistrations are accepted online until 2:00 pm ET on October 31, 2012. Please register on-site after this date. In case of cancellation, a full refund will be made if canceled by October 30, 2012. After October 30, 2012, a $10 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund. Written notification of your cancellation is required to process your refund.
NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER November 2, 2012.

For questions about registration call 216-448-0777 or email cmeregistration@ccf.org.

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Accreditation

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

The Ohio Board of Nursing will accept at face value the number of contact hours awarded for an educational activity that has been approved for CE by a nationally accredited system of CE approval. Therefore, the 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ will be accepted for nursing credits.

 

Faculty Disclosure

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial Support requiring resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest will be identified in the activity syllabus.

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Americans with Disabilities Act

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education fully intends to comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need assistance, please notify us at least two weeks prior to the activity.

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Location

Cleveland Clinic Administrative Campus
Building #3 - Auditorium
3050 Science Park Drive
Beachwood, OH  44122

 


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Directions

From the North: Take I-271 south to the Chagrin Blvd. exit. Turn right onto Chagrin Blvd. Turn right onto Enterprise Parkway. Turn right onto Science Park Drive. The surface lot is on the last driveway on your left. Drive to Building 3 (it is the building that is farther back on your right).

From the South: Take I-271 north to the Chagrin Blvd. exit. Turn left onto Chagrin Blvd. Go across the bridge and turn right onto Enterprise Parkway. Turn right onto Science Park Drive. The surface lot is on the last driveway on your left. Drive to Building 3 (it is the building that is farther back on your right).

 

Recommended Area Hotels

Hilton Cleveland East/Beachwood
3663 Park East Drive
Beachwood, OH  44122
216-464-5950
$105 plus tax

Homewood Suites – Hilton
25725 Central Parkway
Beachwood, OH  44122
216-464-9600
$119 plus tax

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Parking

Free parking is available in the parking lot outside the building.

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Information

For further information about this activity, contact the Center for Continuing
Education at:
Local: 216.448.0770
Toll Free: 800.238.6750

Web Address:
www.ccfcme.org/women12
For questions about registering online, call 216-448-0777 or email cmeregistration@ccf.org

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Online Registration/Fees

 

Workshop Description

Friday, November 2, 2012 - 1/2 Day Workshop from 1:30pm - 4:30pm: 2-hands on rotations
Endometrial Biopsy and Intrauterine Device Insertion/Removal Workshop

There is a maximum headcount of 30 registrants.

This evidence-based course has been developed to introduce clinicians to office-based endometrial biopsy and IUD insertion/removal. This course may also benefit clinicians who have already been trained in these procedures and are looking to improve their skills. It is designed to improve medical knowledge, patient care and practice-based learning surrounding the appropriate use of these procedures. Procedural competency is not an objective of this half day course. The participant should be a licensed physician or advanced practice clinician who makes gynecologic diagnosis and management decisions.


 

Register Online Today
 

To register per day, call 216.448.0777 or fax registration to 216.448.0783.
Registration fees includes syllabus, continental breakfast, refreshment breaks and two luncheons.
Category Full Event: Thurs. Nov. 1 Only
Fri. Nov. 2 Only
Early Bird
Before
Oct. 15
After
Oct. 15
Early Bird (Before Oct. 15) After Early Bird Early Bird
(Before Oct. 15)
After Early Bird
Physician $200.00 $275.00 $175.00 $200.00 $175.00 $200.00
Resident/Fellow $75.00 $125.00 $75.00 $125.00 $75.00 $125.00
Physician Assistant $200.00 $275.00 $175.00 $200.00 $175.00 $200.00
Nurse/Nurse Practitioner $200.00 $275.00 $175.00 $200.00 $175.00 $200.00
Allied Health/Social Worker $200.00 $275.00 $175.00 $200.00 $175.00 $200.00
Endometrial Biopsy and IUD Insertion and Removal Procedure Workshop* $75.00 $100.00 $75.00 $100.00 $75.00 $100.00

*Procedure Workshop limited to 30 registrants; must attend full conference to participate.
*The participant should be a licensed physician or advanced practice clinician who makes gynecologic diagnosis and management decisions.

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