Fifth Annual Update in General Internal Medicine
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) will host the 5th Annual Update in General Internal Medicine April 5-6 at the TTUHSC Academic Classroom Building, 3601 Fourth St.
The goal of the conference is to provide health care professionals involved in primary care with knowledge in current, contemporary and common issues relevant to internal medicine and general practice. The conference is sponsored by the TTUHSC Department of Internal Medicine and the Office of Continuing Medical Education.
Presentations and speakers include:
- “To Treat or Not to Treat: Discontinuing the Doctor-Patient Relationship,” Cynthia Jumper, M.D.
- “Changing Therapies in Diabetes Care,” Shannon Yarbrough, M.D.
- “Management of Patients with Lipid Disorders,” Luisa Marin, M.D.
- “The Pap: What Now,” Robert Casanova, M.D.
- “Cancer Screening in the Primary Care Setting,” Neha Mittal, M.D.
- “Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Skin Infections (MRSA),” Michael Phy, D.O.
- “Challenges of Enacting the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,” Gilbert Berdine, M.D.
- “What’s the Deal with Low T,” Zachary Mulkey, M.D.
- “Prostate-Specific Antigen Test for Screening and Evaluation of Prostate Cancer: An Evidence-Based Analysis,” Allan Haynes Jr., M.D.
- “Outpatient Management of C. Difficile,” Rebecca McDonald, M.D.
- “Newer Antithrombotic Agents: An Update for Primary Care Practitioners,” Leigh Ann Jenkins, M.D.
- “Diagnosis and Management of Peripheral Vascular Disease in the Primary Care Setting,” Dolores Buscemi, M.D.
For more information, call Myra Jones at (806) 743-2929 or visit www.ttuhsc.edu/medicine/continuing-medical-education/.
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