2011 Conference Handouts

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Title Start Time/End Time Speaker Syllabus
Controlled Substance Education Course 10:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. Andrew Lowe, Pharm.D. and Jeremy Adler, MS, PA-C
Demystifying Emergency Medicine 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. John Bielinski, Jr. MS, PA-C

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Breakfast 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis in the Primary Care Setting
Ara Dikranian, MD
This session is not eligible for CME credit.
Sponsored by Abbott Immunology
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
Optional Workshops
Step-by-Step Approach to Reading Chest X-Rays 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Christy Wilson, PA-C, MPAS

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Basic Suturing 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. John Western, PA-C

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Heart Sounds 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. James Mathey MPA, PA-C

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Basic Course
Childhood Obesity – The Role of Healthcare Providers 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Elissa Maas, MPH
Lunch 12:05 p.m. – 1:05 p.m.
Understanding Generalized Anxiety Disorder: A Need to Recognize and Treat a Chronic Condition
William B. Orr, PhD, MD
This program is sponsored by and the speaker is presented on behalf of Lilly USA, LLC. As of January 1, 2011, if you are a US medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy with an active state license number, the value of the meal that you receive when attending this program may be disclosed on Eli Lilly and Company’s Physician Payment Registry as a transfer of value made to you by Lilly. As a result of enacted state regulations food, beverage and/or meals will not be provided for healthcare professionals from the state of Minnesota and Vermont. This medical presentation is intended for invited healthcare professionals for whom the information to be presented is relevant to their practice. We regret that spouses or other guests cannot be accommodated. This program is not eligible for CME credit.
Optional Workshops
ACLS Recertification 1:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Thomas Mercier, R.N., M.S.
Minor Surgical Procedures 1:10 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. John Western, PA-C Download PDF
Clinical EKG: A Case Study Exploration 1:10 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. John Bielinski, Jr. MS, PA-C
Secrets of Splinting 1:10 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. David J. Kowalski, BS, Sr. OT
This workshop is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from 3M.
Basic Course
Merging Data into Practice for Effective Management of Type 2 Diabetes 1:10 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Curtis Triplitt
Thinking Inside the Box – The Role of Structured Weight Loss Plans in Treatment of Obesity 1:10 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Linda M. Gigliotti, MS, RD, CDE
Laser 101 – Treating Redness to Wrinkles 2:10 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. Lindsay Miller MS, PA-C

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Inflammatory Bowel Disorders: Comparing and Contrasting Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis 2:10 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. Jacqueline C. Kazik, MA, PA-C

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Ice Cream Break 3:10 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.
Pacemakers & Defibrillators 3:25 p.m. – 4:25 p.m. Richard H. Onysko, P.A.-C., MPAS Download PDF
The Adolescent Interview – A Modern Update 3:25 p.m. – 4:25 p.m. Greg Mennie, PA-C, MSed
To PE or Not to PE: Secrets of the Pulmonary Embolism 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. John Bielinski, Jr. MS, PA-C
The PSA Testing Debate: New Norms and New Perspectives 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Christopher Forest, MSHS, DFAAPA, PA-C

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Common Pitfalls of EKG Interpretation 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. James Mathey MPA, PA-C

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Determining Capacity in Crime Victims with Dementia: A Forensic Case Study 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Tina Meyer, DHSc, PA-C
Dinner 6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Early Diagnosis of Mild Alzheimer’s Disease
Alejandro Alva, MD
This session is not eligible for CME credit.
Sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Breakfast Buffet 7:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m
Asthma: Advances in Aerosolized Medicine and the Impact on Outcomes
Gabriel R. Ortiz MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA
This session is presented through the AAPA Chapter Product Theater Series. This program is supported by Teva Respiratory.
This session is not eligible for CME credit.
Cyber Café 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Student Track
Pearls for Labs/Diagnostics 10:10 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Greg Mennie, PA-C, MSed
Student Lunch 12:35 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.
This luncheon is sponsored by various California PA Programs (TBA) and the California Army National Guard.
Microbiology Pearls 1:55 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. JoAnn Deasy, PA-C, MPH

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Pharmacological Pearls for PA Students 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Brian Tessier, MSHS, PA-C Download PDF
Basic Course
Pathophysiology of Pain 9:05 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. Jeremy Adler, PA Download PDF
LOW T: “I’m Half The Man I Used To Be…” 9:05 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. David Doriguzzi, MPA-C

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Inherited Bleeding Disorders 9:05 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. Robert Miller, PA-C Download PDF
Pain Management: Patient – PA Relationship 10:10 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Chris Kottenstette, PA-C
Evaluation and Management of Low Back Pain 10:10 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Gregory M. Yoshida, MD

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PediaTricks 10:10 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Rod Moser, PA, Ph.D.

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Grand Opening of the Exhibit Hall 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch 12:35 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Has It Been 35 Years Already?
Rod Moser, PA, Ph.D.
CAPA Founding President, 1976
PAs and Healthcare: A Look at the Future
Herb Schultz, Regional Director, Region IX
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Treatment of Pain 1:55 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. Bobby Charlu, MD
Evaluation of First Trimester Bleeding for the Primary Care PA 1:55 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. Jacqueline C. Kazik, MA, PA-C

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The Drama and Trauma of Pediatric Sports Medicine 1:55 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. Shelby Edwards, PA-C

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Exhibit Hall 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Ice Cream Break in Exhibit Hall 3:00 p.m. – 4:25 p.m.
Assessment of Pain 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Andrew Lowe, Pharm.D.
The CBC: More Information Than You Thought 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. JoAnn Deasy, PA-C, MPH

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Are We Overtreating Osteoporosis? 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Mary Ann Martin, MD, FACE

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Emergency Department Misadventures: Cases You Don’t Want to Miss 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. John Beuerle, M.D., M.S.

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Interpreting Dietary Guidelines: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Bonnie Y. Modugno, MS, RD
What They Mean, What They Don’t Mean, and Their Role in Clinical Practice
PAs in the Medical Home: Head of Household? 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Micah Weinberg, PhD

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The Dance & American PA Idol Competition 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

Breakfast Buffet 8:20 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. As of January 1, 2011, if you are a US medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy with an active state license number, the value of the meal that you receive when attending this program may be disclosed on Eli Lilly and Company’s Physician Payment Registry as a transfer of value made to you by Lilly. As a result of enacted state regulations food, beverage and/or meals will not be provided for healthcare professionals from the states of Minnesota and Vermont. This medical presentation is intended only for invited healthcare professionals for whom the information to be presented is relevant to their practice. We regret that spouses or other guests cannot be accommodated.
Pathophysiology of Pain: Mechanisms and Manifestations
Gil Wolfe, MD, FAAN
Sponsored by Lilly USA, LLC
This session is not eligible for CME credit.
Basic Course
HCV: New Weapons to Treat an Old Disease 9:25 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. Robert G. Gish, M.D.

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Professional Practice Issues for PAs and Healthcare Reform 9:25 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. Teresa Anderson, MPH

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Elizabeth Grivett, PA-C
Robert Miller, PA-C
Anticoagulation in the Patient with Atrial Fibrillation: What, When and for How Long? 9:25 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. Edward Kersh, MD, FACC

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Cyber Café 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Lunch 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. This is sponsored by Eisai Inc. and Pfizer Inc.
ARICEPT 23 mg Tablet: A Treatment Option for Moderate and Severe Alzheimer’s Disease
Joel M. Rothfeld, Ph.D, M.D.
Adult and Pediatric Neurology, Chico, CA
This session is not eligible for CME credit.
Eye Emergencies and Essential Pearls Not to Miss in Primary Care! 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Tommy Korn, MD, FACS

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High Yield PANRE – Sharpening your Focus (Part 1) 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Nancy Nielsen-Brown PA-C
Oh, By the Way – Genital Dermatology 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. John V. Notabartolo, MPAS, PA-C
Optional Workshops
Orthopedic Exam 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Gregory M. Yoshida, MD
Basic Suturing 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. John Western, PA-C

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Joint Injection 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Jerry W. Hizon, M.D. and Anthony Durfee, PA-C

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Basic Course
Common and Not So Common Wrist Pain 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Bradford H. Stiles, MD, FAAFP
High Yield PANRE – Sharpening your Focus (Part 2) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Nancy Nielsen-Brown PA-C
Look Behind the Mask of Depression: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Jeffrey A. Applebaum, M.D.

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A 15-Minute Psychiatry Algorithm for Primary Care
Ice Cream Break 3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
The Latest on PA Certification from NCCPA 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Greg P. Thomas, PA, MPH

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This session is supported by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
PTSD and the Brain Body Connection 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. C. Philip O’Carroll, MD
Pediatric Rashes 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Ghazala Sharieff, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

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Optional Workshops
Orthopedic Exam 3:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Gregory M. Yoshida, MD
Basic Neurologic Examination 3:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Sally De Castro Tilsen, PA-C, MSCS

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Joint Injection 3:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Jerry W. Hizon, M.D. and Anthony Durfee, PA-C

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Basic Course
Drugs of Abuse and Medical Cannabis 4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Andrew Lowe, Pharm.D.
ADHD: Evaluation and Treatment Along the Spectrum of Life 4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Jeffrey A. Applebaum, M.D.

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Collaborating in CKD Care 4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Raffi R. Minasian, M.D.
Robotic Surgery in Gynecology 5:50 p.m. – 6:50 p.m. Karim Toursarkissian, MD, FACOG Download PDF
Student Medical Challenge Bowl 5:45 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
PA Program Alumni Receptions 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Breakfast Buffet 8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. An AAPA Chapter Product Theater Series Program presented by the COPD Alliance
COPD: Priorities for Detection and Management
Gabriel R. Ortiz MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA
This session is not eligible for CME credit.
Basic Course
Contraceptive Update 9:20 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Anita L. Nelson, MD

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Evaluation of the Pelvic Mass in the Primary Care Setting 10:20 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. Ana Bejinez-Eastman, M.D.

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The Role of the Physician Assistant in the Management of the RA Patient 11:25 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. Robin K. Dore, MD

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