Conference Session C: 2:30 - 3:45 pm
northeast regional nurse practitioner conference
UPDATE ON TRAVEL MEDICINE
Howard Heller, MD, MPH
Vaccine preventable illness is an important public health issue in the U.S. and across the world. In this session we will be discussing vaccine recommendations and guidelines for the traveler.
TWENTY FIRST CENTURY MANAGEMENT OF BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA
Ronald Yap, MD
During this session we will discuss BPH in detail including epidemiology, presenting symptoms, testing and diagnosis. Current treatment options will be reviewed. Participants will come away with a broader understanding of the current management guidelines and recommendations related to this common condition.
TOUGH TO TREAT: ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT INFECTION IN THE ACUTE CARE SETTING
Todd King, PA
Antibiotic resistance has become an increasingly common challenge and is most worrisome when treating the sickest patients. In the acute care setting, timely identification of the resistant organism and choosing the proper antibiotic is crucial. In this session, treatment strategies for infections such as c. difficile, vancomycin-resistant enterococci, methcillin-resistant staph aureus and other challenging infectious agents will be discussed.
Jeff Bostic, MD, EdD
This session will focus on supporting appropriate educational plans for pediatric patients. Learning and mental health issues play a role in school performance and educational interventions should promote success in the classroom.
OSTEOPOROSIS: UPDATE ON THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT
Harold Rosen, MD
This session will focus on the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment options and duration of therapy. There will be particular attention to the appropriate timing of ordering bones densitometry.
* Eligible for pharmacology contact hours