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70th Annual Assembly and Exhibition
August 3-6, 2017
The Roosevelt Hotel
New Orleans, LA

 

CME Activities and Schedule


Below lists the tentative schedule of educational, business and social events programming. Please note that this is subject to change.

 

Thursday, August 3, 2017

 7:00 am - 2:15 pm   Registration Desk Open
 7:00 am - 8:00 am    Breakfast with Exhibitors
 8:00 am - 9:00 am   Screening for Skin Caner:  Current Recommendations and Management Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Speaker: John M. Lyons, III, MD
9:00 am - 10:00 am   Cardiovascular Update
Speaker: TBD
10:00 am - 10:30 am   Break with Exhibitors
10:30 am - 11:30 am   Antibiotic Stewardship
Mark Alanin Déry DO, MPH, FACOI
11:30 am - 12:15 pm   Lunch with Exhibitors
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm    HPV Update
Debbie Saslow, PhD, Senior Director, HPV Related
and Women's Cancers
American Cancer Society
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm   The Importance of Sleep Health
Paul Doghramji, MD, Collegeville Family Practice
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm   Break with Exhibitors
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm   Diagnosing and Treating Common Sleep Disorders
in Primary Care

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH, Boston University Medical Center
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm   Diagnosing and Treating Common Sleep Disorders
in Primary Care

Larry Culpepper, MD, MPH, Boston University Medical Center
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm   Foundation Golf Tournament
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm   Welcome Reception

 

Friday, August 4, 2017

7:00 am - 1:00 pm   Registration Desk Open
7:00 am - 8:00 am   Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:00 am - 8:00 am   Past Presidents Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 am   The Meaning of the White Coat
Brian Elkins, MD
8:00 am - 9:00 am   Practice Management Session*
9:00 am - 10:00 am   Horse or Zebra? Considering Less Common
Diagnoses When Evaluating Dyspnea

Steven Nathan, MD
9:00 am - 10:00 am   Direct Primary Care: A Practice Option*
Karl Hanson, MD
10:00 am - 10:45 am   Break with Exhibitors
10:45 am - 11:45 am   From Depression to Wellness in MDD: Improving
Patient Physical, Emotional, and Cognitive Health
in the Real World  
                             
Speaker: TBD
10:45 am - 11:45 am  

Destination Quality: Make Sure You Have the Right Directions!
Lisa Sherman, RN, Quality Improvement Specialist

11:45 am - 12:45 pm   New Guidelines for Developmental Screening
and Surveillance in Louisiana Children

Susan Berry, MD, MPH, FAAP
11:45 am - 12:45 pm   Practice Management Session*
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm   General Assembly Meeting with Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm   MACRA: Medicare’s Shift to Value-based Delivery
& Payment Models*

Bob Hale, AAFP
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm   Practice Management Session*
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm   Resident Poster Presentations/Reception
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm   Foundation Auction and Presidents Party

 

Saturday, August 5, 2017

7:00 am - 12:45 pm   Registration Desk Open
7:00 am - 8:00 am   Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:00 am - 8:00 am   Residency Directors Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 am   CME Session
9:00 am - 10:00 am   Comorbid Conditions and Antipsychotic Use in
the Patient with Depression

J. Sloan Manning, MD and Thomas W. Heinrich, MD
10:00 am - 10:30 am   Break with Exhibitors
10:30 am - 11:30 am  

CME Session

11:30 am - 12:30 pm  

Managing Chronic Hepatitis C in the Primary Care
Setting: Best Practices from Screening to Treatment 

Speaker: TBD

12:45 pm - 2:45 pm   Awards and Installation Luncheon
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm   LAFP Membership Dessert Social

 

Sunday, August 6, 2017

7:00 am - 11:15 am   Registration Desk Open
7:00 am - 8:00 am   Non-CME Breakfast Symposium
8:00 am - 9:00 am   Management of the NonCancer Pain (NCP) Patient
Wayne Gravois, MD
9:00 am - 10:00 am   Preventive Medicine Recommendations Update
Danette Null, MD
10:00 am - 11:00 am   2017 Update on the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Melllitus
Wayne Gravois, MD
11:15 am   Annual Meeting Concludes

 

 *denotes concurrent track
 
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