47th Annual Primary Care Review

February 8-12, 2016

The Sentinel Hotel, Portland, OR

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Course Description

The 47th Annual Primary Care Review provides up-to-date clinical information and critical review of topics essential to primary care practice.  Twenty plenary presentation and over 50 hours of smaller breakout sessions provide the opportunity to design a personalized learning experience.

Plenary presentations will address: 

  • Discussion of controversies in colon cancer screening
  • Shared decision-making on the subject of mammograms
  • New recommendations on aspirin for primary prevention
  • A full morning on treating the geriatric patient
  • A review of current literature
  • Taking away the car keys
  • Talking about dementia with the patient suffering from mild cognitive impairment
  • ADHD in adults
  • Marijuana – medical, recreational and synthetic

Target Audience & Learning Objectives

The 2016 Primary Care Review is designed for family physicians, internists, hospitalists and other physicians working in a primary care setting, as well as nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health care providers involved in primary care.

At the conclusion of the course, participants will:

  • Have the tools to discuss necessary changes due to aging and changes in cognition
  • Understand the new guidelines and recommendations related to mammography and aspirin use for primary prevention
  • Recognize when a common patient complaint may actually be a rheumatologic condition
  • Perform enhanced neuro exams and better manage dizziness in their patients
  • Encourage behavior changes in their patients through incorporating motivational interviewing techniques