For the past 25 years, our Primary Care Conferences are designed to update primary care physicians . The focus is on practical and useful information for clinical practice. The 22nd Annual Primary Care Update Spring Conference is being held at the beautiful South Seaas Island Resort located on Captiva/Sanabel Island. Experience South Seas - A resort village and wildlife sanctuary with boundless opportunity for adventure and relaxation. Uncover the infinite possibilities that eist within this island getaway, poised to inspire and delight both young, and the young at heart.
As a result of this conference, participants will be able to:
Review the clinical presentation of the common disorders seen by the primary care physician.
Identify the role of the primary care physician in the management of these common disease states.
Utilize an evidence-based approach whenever possible regarding current advances in the diagnosis and treatment of these common disorders.
Interact and question nationally acclaimed speakers on a variety of common clinical case studies from medical practice.
Target Audience This conference is intended for Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and other Health Care Professionals
Captiva Island/Sanibel Island
South Seas Island Reseort Captiva
Sunset Captiva Island
Your Island Escape
From the minute you cross over the Sanibel Caauseway Bridge and through the gates, we're sure the first thing you'll think is, Wow.
South Seas Island Resort is a beauftiful place with a genuine old Florida feel. Where you'll find everything you need to live that dreamy island life. Where your're surrounded by a 330-acre wildlife preserve and dolphins and manatees are also regular guests. Where memories are made in every moment and sunsets are so spectacular, we celevrate it every day. We have activities,so many activities. Fill your days with kayatking, sailing, and boating. Bicycling, golf, and tennis. Epic fishing, world-famous shelling, or strolling along our spectacular two-and-a-half stretch of private pristline beach. This is a place where you can fill your days at the most relaxing pace.
South Seas Island Resort is about 50 minutes from the Fort Myers airport.
Orginally a key lime plantation 100 years ago, South Seas Island Resort is now truly a destinnation. Your destination. Don't you want to just escape?
South Seas Island Resor Golf & Beachj
South Seas Island Resort - Sunset Beach Bar
Friday, May 3, 2019
6:45 - 7:30 AM - Breakfast
7:30 - 8:45 - An Approach to the Treatment of Essential Hypertension
8:45 - 9:45 - Resistant Hypertension
9:45 - 10:00 - Break
10:00 -11:00 - Treating Depression in Primary Care: From Rating Scales to Rational Treatment
11:00 - Noon - Treating Anxiety: Benzos (If, When, How) and other Strategies
Saturday, May 4, 2019
6:45 - 7:30 AM - Breakfast
7:30 - 8:30 - "Doc, I Can't Sleep" What Do You Do Next? 8:30 - 9:30 - "You Changed My Life!" Treating ADHD in Kids and Adults
9:30 - 9:45 - Break
9:45 - 10:45 - Update on PCSK9 Inhibitors for Hyperlipemia
10:45 - Noon - An Approach to the Management of Heart Failure
Sunday, May 5, 2019
7:00 - 7:30 AM - Breakfast 7:45 - 9:00 - Secondary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease
9:00 - 10:15 - Perioperative Assessment
10:15 AM - Conference Adjourns
This activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 11 Prescribed credit(s) by the (AAFP) American Academy of Family Physicians
AMA: AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award.
AOA: AAFP approved CME credits are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
CFPC: Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada are eligible to receive 11 MAINPRO-M1 credits for participation in this conference due to reciprocal agreement with the American Academy of Family Physicians.
AANPCP: The American of Nurse Practitioners Certifcation Program accepts AAFP Prescribed credit and AMA
Category 1 Credits(TM)
ANCC: Accordding to ANCC Certification, the continuing education hours approved by the AAFP meet the requirement of formally approved continuing education hours and may be used for ANCC Certification renewal.
AAPA: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AAFP Prescribed credit for AAPA Category 1 CME credit.
Educational Grants: This conference is free of any commercial support.
South Seas Island Resort
5400 Plantation Rd
Accommodations: Please use one of the following options to reserve your room at the group rate.
Click on the link below to reserve your room onlineat the South Seas Island Beach Resortwebsitye or call the phone number listed below.
Group Room Rate is Good 3 Days Prior and 3 Days Post Conference Based on Availabilty.
GROUP ROOM RATE DEADLINE IS APRIL 2, 2019 However, The South Seas Island Resort may be sold out before that date. We recommend that you reserve your room and register for the conference as soon as possible. You can Still bool your room after April 2, 2019 at the regular room rate, if room are available.
Course Material: Your registration fee includes a course workbook. PDF slides will be available to download sevev days pprior to the conference. You can download these to your laptop or you can print the pdf slides files.
Meeting and Hotel space are subject to availability.