MAT Mythbusters Recorded April 17, 2021 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 treatment (MAT) has…

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COVID-19’s Impact on Patient Mental Health Recorded April 16, 2021 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 compared to the…

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Intimate Partner Violence: What You Need to Know Recorded April 16, 2021   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 to and…

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Importance of Primary Care/Pharmacist Partnerships Recorded April 10, 2021 11:30 am – 12:30 pm SESSION DESCRIPTION: Studies have demonstrated the benefit of a primary care/pharmacist partnership in the management of chronic disease, such as heart failure and arrhythmias. Among the benefits of this partnership are decreased occurrence of medication-related problems, adverse drug reactions, and medication…

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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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