Family Practitioners, General Practitioners, Internists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Nurses

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36th Annual Family Practice Review Online

Planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME essentials. RELEASE DATE: February 25, 2013

EXPIRATION DATE: February 25, 2015 Program Overview:

For the last thirty-six years, Temple University School of Medicine and Lancaster General Hospital have been presenting one of the most widely-recognized Family Practice Review courses. Internationally-recognized Family Practice educator Dr. Nikitas Zervanos and the Office for Continuing Medical Education at Temple University School of Medicine plan and develop this program to meet the ever-changing needs of the primary care physician. This program is an excellent comprehensive review of clinical medicine.

Educational Objectives:

Following completion of this program, participants should be able to:

-- Improve the diagnosis and treatment of common family practice problems -- Apply traditional modes of diagnosis and management more effectively -- Apply information to commonly asked questions in office practice

-- Increase proficiency and maintain competence by updating cognitive understanding of Family Medicine -- Feel better prepared to pass the American Board of Family Medicine exam

-- Evaluate controversial issues in family medicine Target Audience:

Family Practitioners, General Practitioners, Internists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Nurses

Accreditation Statement:

Temple University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor Continuing Medical Education for physicians.

Certification Statement:

Temple University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Accreditation:

Temple University School of Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Registered Nurses will receive up to 50 Contact Hours.

Physicians $750 Non-Physicians $650


Commercial Support:

This activity was produced by Temple University School of Medicine and was not supported by any commercial companies.

Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of the Temple University School of Medicine, The Albert J. Finestone, M.D., Office for Continuing Medical Education that the speaker and provider disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Temple University School of Medicine, Office for Continuing Medical Education has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made prior to the activity.

Faculty Disclosures:

It is the policy of Temple University School of Medicine, Office for Continuing Medical Education to insure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its individually sponsored educational

programs. All faculty, program planning committee members, and Temple University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education staff participating in any Temple University sponsored programs are expected to disclose to the program audience ANY real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a

direct bearing on the subject matter of the continuing education program. This pertains to relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic. The intent of this policy is that any potential conflict should be identified openly so that the listeners may form their own judgments about the presentation with the full disclosure of the facts. ALL faculty for the 36th Annual Family Practice Review Online have provided disclosure information. Listed below are those faculty who have indicated a

relationship with a commercial company. Such disclosure should not be construed as a conflict of interest, but, rather as a disclosure of a current or previous financial arrangement. All other faculty have indicated they do not have a financial relationship to disclose.


Charles E. Argoff, MD Grant/Research Support from Endo Pharmaceuticals, Forest Labs, Lilly, Pfizer; Consultant for Cephalon, Depomed, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Forest Labs, Lilly, Pfizer (King), Pricara, Sanofi Aventis;

Speakers’ Bureau for Endo Pharmaceuticals, Forest Labs, Lilly, Pfizer, King Pharmaceuticals, Pricara;

Stockholder for Pfizer

Julie Brothers, MD Grant/Research Support from Pfizer

Philip L. Cohen, MD Consultant for Cephalon Inc., Janssen Pharmaceuticals (J&J) David W. Goodman, MD Grant/Research Support from McNeil, Shire Inc.;

Consultant for Clinical Global Advisors, McNeil, Shire Labs, Thompson Reuters; Honoraria from Medscape, Neuroscience Education Institute, Temple

University, WebMD;

Royalties from MBL Communications

(Effective July 1, 2009, Dr. David W. Goodman has not participated as a speaker in company-sponsored programs.)



Ellie Kelepouris, MD, FAHA Grant/Research Support from Genzyme Corporation Consultant for Questcor

Speakers’ Bureau for Questcor

Benjamin Krevsky, MD, MPH Speakers’ Bureau for Takeda Pharmaceuticals O. Fred Miller, MD Consultant for Dr. Scholl’s Advisory Board

Robert Pariser, MD Grant/Research Support from 3M Pharmaceuticals, Abbott Laboratories, Allergan, Altana, Amgen, Apotex, Astellas Pharma, Atrix Laboratories, Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Barrier Therapeutics, Inc., Basilea, Berlex Laboratories, Bertek, Biogen, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Centocor, Cephalon, Cib-Geigy, Clay-Park Laboratories, ClinCon Research, Clinicor, Inc., Clinsys, Collagenex Pharmaceuticals, Connectics, Covance, Critical Therapeutics, CYTOMED, Inc., Dermik, DOW Pharmaceutical Sciences, DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Eli Lilly, Fujisawa, Galderma, Genentech, Genta, Glaxo/Besselaar, Graceway, Healthpoint, Ltd., Hill Dermaceuticals, Hoechst-Roussel, Hoffman-La Roche, ICN

Pharmaceuticals, IDEC, Incyte, Innapharma, Integrated Research, Intendis, Johnson & Johnson, Kendle International, Keraderm, Leo Pharmaceutical, Lemmon, Martin Himmel, McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Medicis

Pharmaceuticals, Merck & Co., Merck, Sharp & Dohme, Merix, MYLAN Pharmaceuticals, Nanobio Corporation, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Obagi, Ortho-McNeil, Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals, Paddock Laboratories, Palomar, Parke-Davis, Penederm, Pfizer, Pharmaceutica, Pharmaceutical Research Associates, PharmaResearch Corporation, Photo Cure, QLT, Inc., Regeneratio Pharma AG, RegeneRx, Roche Laboratories, Sandoz, Schering Corporation, Schering-Plough, Serono, Shionogi, Squibb Institute for Medical Research, Stiefel, Synta Pharmaceutical, Technology Assessment Group,

Therapeutics, Inc., Tolmar, Upsher-Smith, Viro-Tex, Watson Labs, Winston Laboratories, Wyeth-Ayerst, Xoma, Yaman, Ltd., ZARS, Inc.

Michel Pontari, MD Grant/Research Support from Pfizer

Consultant for Endo Pharmaceuticals, Watson

Gerald W. Rothacker, Jr., MD Grant/Research Support from Salient/Medtronic Marc Sandberg, MD Grant/Research Support from Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk; Consultant for Valeritas;

Speakers’ Bureau for Amylin, Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk Fotios P. Tjoumakaris, MD Speakers’ Bureau for Ferring Pharmaceuticals

The planning committee and staff of the Office for Continuing Medical Education have provided disclosure information and indicated they do not have any financial relationships to disclose.


Method of Completion:

Participants should complete the following steps: 1. Read the program information

2. Review the educational objectives 3. Review the activity content in its entirety

4. Complete the post-test with a score of 70% or higher 5. Complete the evaluation

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■ Immunizations for Primary Care

■ Aerobic and Strength Training in the Elderly

■ What’s New in Hypercholesterolemia and the 2012 ATP 4 Guidelines ■ Managing Obesity

■ Panel Questions

■ Identifying and Using Good Practice Guidelines ■ Cancer Screening in Men and Women 2012 ■ HRT


■ Common Types of Supraventricular Tachycardia ■ Cardiac Rehab

■ Hypertension 2012

■ A Case-based Approach to Hypertension ■ Panel Questions


■ Sleep Apnea

■ Asthma Update 2012

■ COPD 2012 Update

■ Case Studies of Common Pulmonary Conditions



■ Heartburn

■ When Diverticula Bleed

■ Five Common GI Conditions: Case Studies ■ Panel Questions

■ Case Studies in Non-Constipation IBS ■ Risk Factors for C. difficile Infection ■ Chronic Hepatitis B in the United States ■ Hepatitis Case Studies

■ Post-Bariatric Surgery


■ Diabetes Mellitus 2012 Update ■ Diabetes Mellitus Case Studies ■ Thyroid Dysfunction in the Elderly ■ Adrenal Disorders


■ Meningitis in Children

■ Acute Bronchitis (When to use antibiotics) ■ MRSA 2012 Update

■ The Human Papilloma Virus: In Men and Women ■ Panel Questions

■ Antibiotic Update: When and How to Use ■ Tick Borne Disease

■ Influenza: What’s New and What You Can Do ■ Infectious Disease Workshop


■ Acute Pruritic Rashes ■ Atypical Moles

■ Challenging Dermatology Cases Seen in the Primary Care Setting ■ Choosing Topical Steroids

■ Atopic Dermatitis ■ Panel Questions

■ Dermatologic Emergencies


■ Psoriatic Arthritis ■ Osteoporosis

■ Five Common Conditions in Rheumatology: Case Studies ■ Panel Questions

■ Visual Problems in the Elderly


■ Chronic Back Pain ■ What’s New in Pain?

■ Case-based Approach to Pain ■ Panel Questions


■ Major Depression vs. Dysthymia in Clinical Practice ■ General Anxiety Disorder (Without Depression?) ■ The 15-minute Hour and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy ■ ADHD

■ Addiction ■ Panel Questions ■ Bipolar Disorder



■ The Lymphomas (Are We Over Treating?) ■ Leukocytosis

■ “For the past few weeks, I have noticed bruises on my body” ■ Normochromic Normocytic Anemia: Case Study

■ Panel Questions


■ Chronic Kidney Disease ■ Scrotal Masses

■ Enuresis

■ Case Studies of Five Common Problems seen in Urology/Nephrology ■ Panel Questions

■ Common Cancers of the Upper Urinary Tract

■ How to Perform an Accurate Digital Exam of the Prostate Gland


■ How to Avoid Brain Injuries ■ Peripheral Neuropathy ■ Frontotemporal Dementia ■ Movement Disorders ■ Panel Questions


■ Lower Extremity Nerve Entrapments ■ Lower Extremity Injuries

■ Meniscus Injuries of the Knee ■ Chronic Shoulder Pain ■ Panel Questions


■ Common Chromosomal Abnormalities and Their Clinical Significance ■ Food Allergies

■ Oppositional Defiant Disorder

■ Cholesterol Screening and Treatment in Children ■ Challenging Pediatric Psychiatric Cases

■ 2012 Immunization Update ■ Panel Questions

■ Angelo DiGeorge, MD and the DiGeorge Syndrome


■ Menorrhagia ■ Contraception

■ Medical Problems in Pregnancy ■ Panel Questions

■ Fibromyalgia