INvitation from the Governor
We invite you to join your colleagues in internal medicine at the year’s most important statewide scientific meeting of the Oregon Chapter, American College of Physicians, November 7-9, 2013, at the Salem Conference Center.
This meeting is not just for ACP members.
Join us for an important scientific update and learn about the benefits of ACP membership at the same time. The fee for nonmembers is listed on the registration form. If you are interested in receiving membership information, please contact the Customer Service Department at 215-251-2600, ext. 2600.
Please join us at the Salem Conference Center for state-of-the-art discussions about clinical and practice issues with a Northwest focus.
To ensure your place at this invaluable meeting, complete the registration form and send it in today. The opportunities available at this meeting will help you meet not only your needs as a physician but also the needs of the patients you serve.
We look forward to seeing you in Salem.
Thomas Cooney, MD, MACP
ACP Governor, Oregon Chapter
Sima Desai, MD, FACP
Chair, Program Planning Committee
At the conclusion of this meeting, the participants will have:
Increased understanding of current guidelines for asthma management
Learned the "Teach-Back" Method as a communication tool for patients and families
A better understanding of recent evidence regarding aspirin for prevention of recurrent venous thromboembolism
A clearer understanding of basic UTI’s, including correct antibiotic choices and how to change treatment when it has extended beyond a simple UTI
Clarity on the role of the primary care physician in IBD patients and the ability to identify quality measures in the treatment of IBD
- A somewhat different approach to diagnosis of CAD and how to balance statistical differences with meaningful clinicaldifferences