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March 31 and April 1, 2017

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2017 MAPA SPRING CME CONFERENCE

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111 West Main Street
Midland, Michigan 48640

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March 31- April 1, 2017 in Midland
for the 2017 MAPA Spring CME Conference

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MAPA's 2017 Spring CME Conference brings together physician assistants, students, and other health care professionals from across the state to increase their knowledge of clinical, professional, and legislative advances that support a strong PA practice environment.

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Speaker Topics and Objectives (10 category 1 CME credits pending approval)

Investigating Health Care Fraud
Jill Kraczon

Objectives:

  • Learn the penalties and elements of specific health care fraud

  • Learn about recent convictions

  • Learn about different trends for commiting health care fraud

  • How you can help keep the cost of health care low

Public Act 379 of 2016 - What This Means To the Practicing PA
Ron Stavale, PA-C, Mike DeGrow, Thadd Gormas and Jennifer Colagiovanni

Objectives:

  • Inform attendees regarding the new physician assistant legislation , PA 379 of 2016

  • Explain what a new Practice Agreement must include

  • Explain the transition process from delegated prescribers to prescribers

  • Discuss future legislative issues that MAPA will pursue in the future

     

Antimicrobial Stewardship Pearls and Updates in Infectious Diseases
Jona Lekura PharmD, BCPS

Objectives:

  • Discuss antimicrobial stewardship pearls and their impact on patient outcomes

  • Introduce Zerbaxa and Avycas and discuss their role in clinical practice

  • Discuss the new IDSA HAP/VAP guidelines

New MAPS - What to Expect
Kim Gaedeke

Objectives:

  1. Discuss requirements for using Michigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS)
  2. Explain new registration and login process for MAPS
  3. Explain new features of the prescription monitoring system
Documentation and Coding Guidelines
Janet M. Little, MHA, CPC

Objectives:

  • Review basic guidelines in relation to ICD-10 diagnoses
  • Review basic guidelines in relation to E/M documentation
  • Discuss reimbursement for PA-C professional services
Return to Work With or Without Restrictions That Is the Question
Karl Wagner, PA, BA

Objectives:

  • To understand what a RTW (return to work) note should have

  • To understand what  No Restriction means in the workplace

  • To understand  how to write restrictions for patients job

  • To understand when a patient is not able to return to work

Sudden Cardiac Death: Focus on Athletics
Stephen Timothy Smith, MD, FACC

Objectives:

  • Overview of sudden cardiac death

  • Mechanisms of death in athletes

  • The approach to examining athletes

  • How to handle athetic eligibility

Stroke Update: Guidelines and Protocols
Bruce Silverman, DO, FACN

Objectives:

  1. What is a stroke?
  2. How to respond to the symptoms of stroke?
  3. What are the current guidelines re Inclusion and Exclusion of TPA
  4. Endovascular management of stroke
Targeting the Tumor
Joel Appel, D.O. FACP

Objectives:

  • To become familiar with the common biologic agents used to treat cancer

  • To recognize basic mechanism of actions of these agents

  • To recognize common toxicities of these agents

Violence Risk Assessment and Interventions
Cathy Frank, MD

Objectives:

  • Understand the epidemiology of violence in the psychiatric population

  • Identify risk factors for violence and the assessment proces

  • Identify specific risk factors for domestic violence

  • Identify behavioral and somatic interventions to modify violence risk in clinical practice

Navigating the Reimbursement Maze
Michael Powe

Objectives:

  • Examine third party payer policies to maximize PA reimbursement
  • Explain the essential elements of MACRA/the Quality Payments Program and its impact on PA reimbursement
  • Evaluate the information and activities necessary to reduce the risk of fraud and abuse
Effective Chronic Weight Management
M. Ammar Hatahet, MD, MPH, FACP

Sponsored Lunch Speaker

Registration Fees:

Fellow Member $150.00
Affiliate Member $100.00
MAPA Student Member $50.00
Nonmember $250.00

Sorry, one day registrations are not available.

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VENUE INFORMATION


The 2017 MAPA Spring CME Conference is being held at the H Hotel in Midland, Michigan.

The H
111 West Main Street
Midland, Michigan 48640, MI 49610

Accommodations


The H
111 West Main Street
Midland, Michigan 48640

www.theHhotel.com

Holiday Inn
810 Cinema Drive
Midland, Michigan 48642 (989)794-8500

HOTEL RATES:
Hotel: $130

All reservations must be made by March 9, 2017 in order to receive the MAPA rate.

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