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3rd Annual Spring CME

  • Saturday, April 14, 2018
  • 7:15 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Bryant University - 1150 Douglas Pike, N. Smithfield RI

Registration


Registration is closed



Agenda

7:15 - 8:00

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 8:50

Update on Tick Borne Diseases
Gina LaProva, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Alpert Medical School / Brown University

9:00 - 9:50

Caring for Gender Diverse Youths

Jason Rafferty, MD, MPH. EdM
Thunder Mist Health Center
Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital
Hasbro Children Hospital

9:50 - 10:15

Coffee Beak and Exhibit Hall

10:15 - 11:00

Responding to Rhode Island’s Overdose Crisis: Challenges and Solutions.

 Brandon Marshall, PhD
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Brown University School of Public Health.    


11:10 - 12:00

Suicidal Patients in Primary Care:  Assessment, Brief Treatment, and Referral to Service in Collaborative Care Setting

Casey Gallagher, LMHC
 St Joseph Health Center    

12:00 - 12:45

Lunch and Vendor Bingo

13:00 - 13:50

Primary Care of the Military Veteran

Matthew Lavoie, PA-C, CAQ (Hospital Medicine)
Roger Williams Medical Center

14:00 - 14:50

IBS: New Treatment Options

 Jennifer Geremia, PA-C
Gastrointestinal Medicine Associates 


Accreditation

This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 6 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits by the Physician Assistant Review Panel .  PAs should claim only this hours actually spent participating  in the CME activity.

APRNs may claim AAPA Category 1 CME credit as continuing education with AANP and ANCC . RIAPA recommends APRNs check with their certification/licensing authority to confirm that AAPA credit is acceptable

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