COVID-19’s Impact on Patient Mental Health Friday, April 16, 2021 2:00 – 3:00pm SESSION DESCRIPTION: The CDC reports that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused mental health challenges resulting from the disease and from the efforts to mitigate it, including social distancing and stay-at-home orders. Depression and anxiety have increased considerably from April to June 2020…

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MAT Mythbusters Saturday, April 17, 2021 1:45 – 2:45pm SESSION DESCRIPTION: The term opioid use disorder (OUD) is used for those suffering from the disease of addiction related to opioids. Nearly 80% of Americans with OUD are not receiving appropriate care. While access to office-based addiction treatment has increased in recent years, distribution of medication-assisted…

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Unmet Needs and the Evolving Landscape in Acute Treatment of Migraine: Primary Care Professionals on the Front Line Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:45 – 1:45pm SESSION DESCRIPTION: Despite the disability and socioeconomic burden associated with migraine, underdiagnosis and undertreatment remain significant problems in clinical practice, and effective treatment can be elusive. Triptans—the longtime cornerstone of…

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CKD Clinical Decisions: The Role of SGLT2 Inhibitors Saturday, April 17, 2021 11:30am – 12:30pm SESSION DESCRIPTION: The management of patients with suspected chronic kidney disease (CKD) involves numerous clinical decisions beginning with considerations for screening and extending through optimal treatment. This activity explores many of these clinical questions encountered by primary care clinicians, with…

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Frank Snope Annual Lecture: Implicit Bias Saturday, April 17, 2021 9:15 – 11:30am SESSION DESCRIPTION: Implicit biases involve associations outside conscious awareness that lead to a negative evaluation of a person on the basis of irrelevant characteristics such as race or gender. Implicit bias or unconscious bias often stems from stereotypes that arise from our…

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Current and Emerging Therapies for Endometriosis and Uterine Fibroids: What Do You Need to Know? Saturday, April 17, 2021 8:15 – 9:15am SESSION DESCRIPTION: Dr. Georgine Lamvu, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine will discuss current and emerging therapies for endometriosis and uterine fibroids. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Summarize…

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Intimate Partner Violence: What You Need to Know Friday, April 16, 2021 4:15 – 5:15pm SESSION DESCRIPTION: This workshop will help healthcare providers recognize and identify the dynamics of domestic violence; understand the impact of domestic violence on a patient’s health and well-being; and understand the role healthcare providers can play in helping to respond…

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Physician Wellness During The Pandemic Friday, April 16, 2021 1:00 – 2:00pm SESSION DESCRIPTION: The enduring COVID-19 pandemic has significant emotional impact on health professionals, many of whom experienced burnout before the pandemic.  In this session, we will review manifestations of burnout and common psychological reactions seen in health professionals during this crisis.  We will…

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