Conference Session A: 10:00 - 11:15 am
northeast regional nurse practitioner conference
UPDATE ON HPV
Annekathryn Goodman, MD
This session will provide an update on HPV including testing, vaccination and new cervical cancer screening guidelines.
OPIATES FOR CHRONIC PAIN: AN APPROACH TO DECISION MAKING, RISK MANAGEMENT, AND MONITORING
Julia Lindenberg, MD
This lecture will focus on the prevalence of opiate misuse and identification of patients who are at risk. Developing an approach to chronic pain, including safe prescribing and monitoring of opiates will be discussed.
POST CONCUSSIVE SYNDROME
Alice Gervasini, PhD, RN
Head trauma and post-concussive disorder are among the most common issues in both emergency rooms and primary care offices. This presentation will provide a brief review of the proper assessment and then explore the diagnostic options and management strategies.
PEDIATRIC IMMUNIZATIONS IN 2013
Jerome Klein, MD
“No child should suffer from a vaccine-preventable disease.” In this session, there will be a discussion of the current recommendations for vaccines, including associated risks and how to present this information to parents. There will be a special emphasis on adolescent vaccines.
MULTIPLE MYELOMA: NOW A CHRONIC DISEASE?
Jill Burke, APRN, BC
Multiple Myeloma is diagnosed in 20,000 Americans every year, with more than 60,000 living with the disease. Advances in treatments over the last 5 years have allowed this disease to be considered more of a chronic disease.
* Eligible for pharmacology contact hours