CME Schedule By Track

 


Academic Physicians: Better Teaching, Better Practice

Presented by the TMA Subcommittee for Academic Physicians under the direction of Curtis Mirkes, DO, Temple

Friday, May 1, 2020, Convention Center, Level 1, 101

  • 3.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits

Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: (1) comply with legal limits of medical students in medical practice, including meeting supervision and other compliance requirements; (2) comply with recent revisions to federal policies on billing and documentation requirements for medical services by medical students; and (3) develop insights and skills on how to prevent burnout among academic physicians by utilizing effective teaching methods, mastering scheduling, and other efficiencies in educational time management.

Target Audience: Physicians involved in academic medicine, as well as community-based physicians who teach medical students and/or residents or who are considering adding them to their practice

  • 8:30 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 8:30 AM: Effective Teaching Methods and the Quadruple Aim
  • 9:30 AM: Mastering Scheduling and Effective Time Management Skills
  • 10:00 AM: Break
  • 10:30 AM: Legal Aspects and Compliance Requirements Regarding Learners
  • 11:00 AM: CMS Updates on Billing for Services by Medical Students
  • 11:30 AM: Interactive Summary and Wrap-Up

Advance Care Planning (TMLT Approved)

Presented by the TexMed 2020 Executive Team under the direction of Stuart C. Pickell, MD, FACP, Fort Worth

Friday, May 1, 2020, Convention Center, Level 1, 104

  • 4.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 4.00 Ethics credits

Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: (1) recognize the need to improve advance care planning processes in clinical care situations; (2) identify patients appropriate for advance care planning conversations; (3) explain how Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment can be employed in inpatient and outpatient clinical settings; and (4) compose a customized advance care planning conversation that addresses a patient's clinical context and needs.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 7:30 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 7:30 AM: Identify and Address Patient Care Delivery Gaps (ETHICS)
  • 8:30 AM: Patients Who Need To Have "The Conversation" (ETHICS)
  • 9:00 AM: Tools for Having and Documenting "The Conversation" (ETHICS)
  • 10:00 AM: Break
  • 10:30 AM: ACP and MOST Navigation Tools in the EMR (ETHICS)
  • 11:00 AM: Discussing End-of-Life Issues With Patients (ETHICS)

Allergy, Asthma, Immunology

Presented by the Texas Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society under the direction of Millard "Buddy" Tierce, MD, Fort Worth

Friday, May 1, 2020, Convention Center, Level 2, 204A

  • 3.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits

Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: (1) outline the current understanding and appraise translational studies regarding the microbiome and effect on immunologic diseases and health; (2) recognize that corticosteroids may have a cumulative effect over time and illustrate choices in therapy for optimizing overall patient benefit in the short- and long-term horizon; (3) develop a system of recording steroid use; (4) review the phenotypes of nasal polyposis and integrate evolving therapy options into a clinical approach; and (5) define a framework for addressing food allergy, discuss the utility and application of testing, and develop an approach to non-IgE mediated food allergy.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 7:30 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 7:30 AM: The Microbiome: A Cornerstone in Immunology and Tolerance
  • 8:00 AM: Balance the Risks and Rewards of Corticosteroids
  • 9:00 AM: Nasal Polyps: Increasing Treatment Options
  • 10:00 AM: Break
  • 10:30 AM: Food Allergy: When IgE Tests Are Negative

Anesthesiology

Presented by the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists under the direction of Vijaya N.R. Gottumukkala, MD, Houston

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Convention Center, Level 2, 201B


Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of anesthesiology, intensive care, and pain management

  • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:00 AM: Long-term Consequences of the Anesthetic Managament
  • 9:30 AM: Women in Anesthesiology
  • 10:00 AM: Awake Craniotomy in 2020
  • 10:30 AM: Break
  • 11:00 AM: Simple Surgeries for Complex Patients
  • 11:30 AM: Preoperative Assessment of the Patient With Cancer
  • 12:00 PM: Perioperative Management of the Patient With TBI

Best of Practice Management Education (TMLT Approved)

Friday, May 1, 2020, Convention Center, Level 2, 202A


Target Audience: Physicians, residents, students, office managers and administrators and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 8:30 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 2:30 PM: Talking With Patients: Office Procedures
  • 3:00 PM: Best Practices & Multi-Modal Approaches To Pain Management
  • 8:30 AM: Balance Billing Update
  • 9:00 AM: Incorporating Telemedicine Into Your Practice
  • 10:00 AM: Break
  • 10:30 AM: Implicit Bias Panel
  • 12:00 PM: Networking Lunch and Visit To Expo Hall
  • 1:00 PM: TMB Update and Interpretations of Opioid Prescribing
  • 1:30 PM: Standard of Care for Perioperative and Acute Pain Management
  • 2:00 PM: Standard of Care for Chronic Pain Management

Cancer

Presented by the TMA Committee on Cancer under the direction of Marian "Yvette" Williams-Brown, MD, Austin

Friday, May 1, 2020, Convention Center, Level 1, 101

  • 2.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 1.00 Ethics credits

Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: (1) understand the biological and biochemical mechanisms of alcohol consumption and cancer risk; describe the dietary guidelines for alcohol consumption; and learn how to screen and provide a brief intervention for excessive drinking among patients; (2) utilize effective strategies to address vaccine hesitancy among their patients and to promote the human papillomavirus vaccine and other vaccines; (3) describe how cancer immunotherapy works; the various and most effective immunotherapy applications; how to determine appropriate patient candidates; immunotherapy side effects; and best treatment strategies; and (4) describe financial toxicity and management strategies on how to address financial toxicity as a component of supportive and comprehensive cancer care.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 1:00 PM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 1:00 PM: Financial Toxicity: What Is It?
  • 2:00 PM: Alcohol Consumption and Cancer Risk
  • 2:30 PM: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy-Preventing Cancer & ID (ETHICS)

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Presented by the Texas Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons under the direction of Glen Hooker, MD, Fort Worth and Warren Lichliter, MD, Dallas

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Convention Center, Level 1, 101


Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals treating gastrointestinal or colorectal disease

  • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:00 AM: Prevalence and Risk Factors for Prolonged Opioid Use
  • 9:30 AM: Association of Penicillin Allergy With Surgical Infection
  • 10:00 AM: Ambulatory Colectomies: Are They Possible?
  • 10:30 AM: Break
  • 11:00 AM: Crohn's Disease Recurrence
  • 12:00 PM: Ketamine Intolerance in ERAS Patients

Community Terrorism: Identifying Risk Factors

Presented by the TexMed 2020 Planning Team under the direction of Cheryl J. Rogers, MD, Grand Prairie

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Convention Center, Level 2, 202C


Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice


Emergency Medicine

Presented by the Texas College of Emergency Physicians under the direction of Jessica Best, MD, Austin

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Convention Center, Level 2, 202B


Target Audience: Physicians providing acute care management in emergency departments

  • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:00 AM: Fast Facts in Pediatrics
  • 9:30 AM: The Opiate Crisis (ETHICS)
  • 10:00 AM: Vaping and Vices in 2020
  • 10:30 AM: Break
  • 11:00 AM: Emerging Diseases
  • 11:30 AM: Ethics Panel (ETHICS)
  • 2:45 PM: Bedside Ultrasound Updates for All Physicians
  • 3:30 PM: Ultrasound Lab

Enhanced Perioperative Recovery

Presented by the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists under the direction of Semhar Ghebremichael, MD, Houston and Vijaya N.R. Gottumukkala, MD, Houston

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Convention Center, Level 2, 201B


Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) formulate a plan for implementation of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) programs; (2) identify key elements of regional anesthesia that help with the success of Enhanced Perioperative Recovery (EPR) programs (3) outline how perioperative optimization is a critical portion of enhanced recovery success; (4) review the core outcome measures and quality control metrics for a sustainable program; and (5) understand how to create and implement a Cardiac Enhanced Recovery program.

Target Audience: Surgeons, anesthesiologists, intensivists, hospitalists, internists, and all other physicians involved in the care of perioperative and periprocedural patients, and health care administrators

  • 2:30 PM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 2:30 PM: Starting and Implementing An Enhanced Recovery Program
  • 3:00 PM: Why Patient Optimization Is Important in An EPR Program
  • 3:30 PM: Regional Anethesia and Its Role in EPR Programs
  • 4:00 PM: Important Quality Metrics
  • 4:30 PM: Implementation of a Cardiace Enhanced Recovery Program

Ethics in Medicine Forum

Friday, May 1, 2020, Convention Center, Level 2, 202B


Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 1:00 PM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 1:00 PM: Telemedicine (ETHICS)

Financial Well-being

Presented by the TexMed 2020 Planning Team under the direction of Jay Chavda, MD, Sugarland; and Nishant B. Jalandhara, MD, Fort Worth

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Convention Center, Level 2, 202C


Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice


General Session, Closing

Presented by the TexMed 2020 Executive Team under the direction of Stephen Brotherton, MD, Fort Worth

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Expo Hall

  • 1.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 1.00 Ethics credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) describe efforts to develop new neglected disease vaccines to overcome social and physical hurdles to combating illness; (2) identify how "vaccine diplomacy" will present a new opportunity for solving 21st century public health crisis; (3) interpret antivaccine misinformation campaigns and political action committees; and (4) communicate with patients and parents using tips and strategies to increase the likelihood of a successful vaccine conversation.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 1:30 PM: Global Vaccines, Autism, and 21st Century Vaccine Diplomacy
    Peter Hotez, MD, PhD

General Session, Opening

Presented by the TexMed 2020 Executive Team under the direction of Stephen Brotherton, MD, Fort Worth

Friday, May 1, 2020, Expo Hall

  • 1.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 1.00 Ethics credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) understand the patient perspective of a cancer diagnosis; (2) cite the definition of compassion; (3) relate the benefits of compassionate care and its importance in your practice; (4) identify how compassionate care enhances health care professionals' engagement and relationship with patients; and (5) illustrate how compassion impacts patients and professionals, and can contribute maintain profitability.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 3:30 PM: The Naked Truth About Compassion Is Revealed
    Lee Tomlinson

Geriatrics

Presented by the Texas Geriatrics Society under the direction of Jessica Lee, MD, Houston

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Convention Center, Level 1, 104


Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) discuss evidence-based methods related to the benefits of palliative care in combination with ongoing aggressive treatments; (2) identify pharmacologic alternatives to opioids and the benefits of these alternatives in the palliative patient population; (3) describe the role of palliative care team relieving psychological and spiritual suffering of patients with advanced illness in a multicultural environment; and (4) describe multidisciplinary care interventions for patients with advanced illnesses and their caregivers in suffering.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, medical students, nurses, midlevel practitioners, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice providing care to elderly patients

  • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:00 AM: Palliative Care Vs. Hospice Care (ETHICS)
  • 9:45 AM: Alternatives To Opioids for Palliative Patients (ETHICS)
  • 10:30 AM: Break
  • 11:00 AM: End of Life Care (ETHICS)
  • 11:45 AM: Panel Discussion

Holistic Medicine

Presented by the Texas Indo-American Physician Society under the direction of Anupkumar Shetty, MD, Dallas, and Hima Reddy, MD, Fort Worth

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Convention Center, Level 1, 102


Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) define physiological changes in the body from meditation, yoga, mind body medicine; (2) identify the role of yoga and meditation in medical conditions such as hypertension and insomnia; and (3) integrate holistic medicine into conventional medical practice in pediatric and adult medicine; and (4) identify simple guidelines and tools for healthcare providers to offer a more comprehensive and holistic care to patients.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 2:30 PM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 2:30 PM: Scientific Mechanisms of Mind Body Therapies
  • 3:00 PM: Hypertension, Yoga and Meditation
  • 3:30 PM: Holistic Approaches for Insomnia
  • 4:00 PM: How Do I Practice Holistic Medicine in the US?

Occupational Medicine

Presented by the Texas College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine under the direction of Annamaria Macaluso-Davidson, MD, MBA, Houston

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Convention Center, Level 2, 203A


Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and health care professionals practicing in the areas of occupational and environmental medicine

  • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:00 AM: Updates in Occupational Medicine and Culture of Health
  • 9:30 AM: Occupational Shoulder Injuries -Physical Exam 101
  • 10:30 AM: Break
  • 11:00 AM: Utilization Review
  • 11:30 AM: Healthcare: Freedom for Victims of Human Trafficking

Ophthalmology Day 1 (TMLT Approved)

Presented by the Texas Ophthalmological Association

Friday, May 1, 2020, Convention Center, Level 1, 103

  • 5.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 1.00 Ethics credits

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the area of ophthalmology

  • 8:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 8:00 AM: Teprotumumab and Its Use in Thyroid Eye Disease
  • 8:30 AM: John H. and Anna Marie Fish Memorial Lecture
  • 9:30 AM: Ocular Gene Therapy in 2020: Seeing Into the Future
  • 10:00 AM: Break
  • 10:30 AM: The Bright Future for Cataract Surgery
  • 11:30 AM: TOA Business Meeting
  • 12:00 PM: Networking Lunch and Visit To Expo Hall
  • 1:00 PM: Duty To Patients- Beginning, Ending, and Obligations(ETHICS)
  • 2:00 PM: Ransomware and Cyber Security Threats (ETHICS)

Ophthalmology Day 2

Presented by the Texas Ophthalmology Association

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Convention Center, Level 1, 103

  • 2.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 0.50 Ethics credits

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the area of ophthalmology

  • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:00 AM: The Barry Uhr, MD Memorial Prize in Ophthalmology
  • 10:00 AM: Non-Surgical Treatment of Periocular Skin Cancer
  • 10:30 AM: Break
  • 11:00 AM: MIGS Vs. MEGS
  • 11:30 AM: Educator As Parent (ETHICS)

Otolaryngology Day 1

Presented by the Texas Association of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery under the direction of Esther Cheung-Phillips, MD, Austin

Friday, May 1, 2020, Convention Center, Level 1, 100


Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of otolaryngology, pain management, and preventive care

  • 7:30 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 2:15 PM: Rhinology Panel
  • 7:30 AM: Laryngeal Reinnervation for Vocal Fold Paralysis
  • 8:30 AM: Sleep Apnea - Inspire Upper Airway Stimulator
  • 9:15 AM: Diagnosis and Management of the Chronic Draining Ear
  • 10:00 AM: Break
  • 10:30 AM: Resident Teaching Updates
  • 11:00 AM: TAO Town Hall
  • 11:15 AM: Facial Plastics and Reconstruction Panel
  • 12:00 PM: Networking Lunch and Visit To Expo Hall
  • 1:00 PM: Lloyd Storrs Lectureship Resident Winner Presentation
  • 1:30 PM: Rhinology Lecture

Otolaryngology Day 2

Presented by the Texas Association of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery under the direction of Esther Cheung-Phillips, MD, Austin

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Convention Center, Level 1, 100


Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of otolaryngology, pain management, and preventive care

  • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:00 AM: Head and Neck Surgery/HPV and Cancer Prevention
  • 9:45 AM: The Opioid Crisis: The Physician's Role (ETHICS)
  • 10:45 AM: Break and Visit the Otolaryngology Pavilion
  • 11:15 AM: Resident Grand Rounds Lecture
  • 11:45 AM: Resident Bowl

Pain Medicine (TMLT Approved)

Presented by the Texas Pain Society under the direction of C.M. Schade, MD, PhD, Mesquite, and Timothy Zoys, MD, Dallas

Friday, May 1, 2020, Convention Center, Level 2, 200


Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: (1) describe ways to appropriately monitor and utilize the Texas Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) when prescribing opioids; (2) define evidence from the literature and federal guidelines on how to properly prescribe opioids; (3) analyze the basic science of the endo cannabinoid systems actions on the opioid receptors; (4) describe the current medical evidence, positive and negative, as to the effects of cannabis and CBD oil in pain; and (5) evaluate updates on the Colorado experience and issues in Texas regarding the opioid epidemic, cannabis, and CBD oil.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the area of pain management

  • 7:30 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 7:30 AM: TPS Presidents Updates
  • 7:45 AM: Pharmacy Board PMP - Updates (ETHICS)
  • 8:30 AM: TMB Updates- Opioid Prescribing & Top 50 Prescribers(ETHICS)
  • 9:15 AM: What Makes You a Targeted Pain Doctor?
  • 10:00 AM: Break
  • 10:30 AM: Medial Cannabis and CBD Oil - What's Happening Now? (ETHICS)

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Presented by the Texas Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Society under the direction of Kim Barker, MD, Dallas

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Convention Center, Level 2, 204A


Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and ancillary providers participating in physical medicine and rehabilitation

  • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:00 AM: Effects of Exercise & Physical Activity on Chronic Back Pain
  • 10:00 AM: Exercise in Diabetes
  • 10:30 AM: Break
  • 11:00 AM: Move Over Breast Cancer: Exercise Is Medicine
  • 11:30 AM: Teaching Kitchens:Best Practice for Lifestyle Transformation

Physician Health and Wellness (TMLT Approved)

Presented by the TMA Committee on Physician Health and Wellness under the direction of Cheryl L. Hurd, MD, FAPA, Fort Worth

Friday, May 1, 2020, Convention Center, Level 1, 102

  • 2.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 2.00 Ethics credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) identify current trends in food nutrition and the dangers of complex dietary patterns; (2) promote well-being and healthy lifestyles; (3) explore the vulnerabilities in academic medical centers; (4) develop equitable health outcomes for patients by addressing the social determinants of health; (5) identify and analyze existing wellness social media pages; (6) advocate and provide credible information to educate the community and stimulate healthy behaviors; (7) distinguish common social media messaging mistakes; (8) obtain knowledge of available censorship and restriction features; (9) direct campaign operations through social media; (10) identify factors that lead to compassion fatigue and personal distress; and (11) highlight components that facilitate in overcoming emotional exhaustion.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 8:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 8:00 AM: What's In Your Refrigerator? (ETHICS)
  • 9:00 AM: Overcoming Distress in Medicine (ETHICS)

Professional and Leadership Development

Friday, May 1, 2020, Convention Center, Level 1, 104


Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: (1) discuss key skills necessary to effectively negotiate within a practice setting on behalf of patients, personal professional goals, and business objectives; (2) assess interpersonal effectiveness and identify opportunities to strengthen skills and generate positive change in the medical workplace; and (3) develop an understanding of effective leadership roles and strategies and be able to apply them in a variety of professional environments.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, students and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 1:00 PM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 1:00 PM: Negotiation Skills
  • 2:00 PM: Conflict Management in the Health Care Workplace

Psychiatry

Presented by the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians under the direction of Timothy K. Wolff, MD, Dallas

Friday, May 1, 2020, Convention Center, Level 2, 201B

  • 5.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
  • 1.00 Ethics credits

Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: (1) identify current diagnostic categorization and comorbidities of substance abuse; (2) outline current trends in college mental health, including increasing concerns about campus suicide; (3) discuss unique neurobiological characteristics of early psychosis and modern approaches to treatment; (4) locate treatment resources for early psychosis in the Dallas Metroplex area; (5) define domestic terrorism and identify risk factors and warning signs for violence; (6) examine why psychiatric treatment selection is an ethical act; (7) explain the Collaborative Care model as it applies to primary care and psychiatry and recognize the body of evidence supporting its efficacy; and (8) summarize strategies for improving mental health care delivery and relevant training of psychiatric residents.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the area of mental health

  • 8:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 8:00 AM: Substance Abuse: Considerations in the Treatment of Teens
  • 8:30 AM: Delivering Mental Health Care on College Campuses
  • 9:00 AM: Early Psychosis: Neurobiology and Approaches To Treatment
  • 9:30 AM: Panel Discussion
  • 10:00 AM: Break
  • 10:30 AM: Mass Shootings: Reflections, Responses, and What We Can Do
  • 12:00 PM: Networking Lunch and Visit To Expo Hall
  • 1:00 PM: Ethical Decisions of Psychotherapy (ETHICS)
  • 2:00 PM: The Collaborative Care Model in Psychiatry and Primary Care
  • 2:30 PM: Training Residents in Rural Mental Health

Quality (TMLT Approved)

Presented by the TMA Council on Health Care Quality under the direction of Jeffrey B. Kahn, MD, Austin

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Convention Center, Level 1, 102


Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) describe ways to improve health care quality across the continuum of care and align quality measures across public and private payers; (2) explain how social determinants of health impact quality outcomes and population health; and (3) summarize innovations in health care delivery, value-based contracting strategies, and employer insights on value-based purchasing.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 12:00 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 8:00 AM: Improving Health Care Quality Across the Continuum of Care
  • 9:00 AM: How Social Determinants of Health Impact Quality Outcomes
  • 9:45 AM: Quality Made Easier:Improving Quality Measures Across Payers
  • 10:30 AM: Break
  • 11:00 AM: Creating Better Outcomes, Greater Satisfaction & Lower Costs
  • 11:45 AM: Value-Based Contracting in Texas Medicaid
  • 12:30 PM: Moving the Needle on Value-Based Purchasing

TexMed Orientation

Presented under the directions of the Speaker and Vice Speaker, TMA House of Delegates

Friday, May 1, 2020, Convention Center, Level 1, 102


Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 6:30 AM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 6:30 AM: TMA House of Delegates: Its Role and Impact
  • 6:30 AM: Conflicts of Interest
  • 6:30 AM: Overview of TexMed 2020

Wound Care

Presented by the American College of Hyperbaric Medicine under the direction of Jayesh Shah, MD, San Antonio

Saturday, May 2, 2020, Convention Center, Level 1, 101

  • 2.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) review general principles of wound care management that can be applied in an office setting; (2) improve outcomes by reducing major amputations and increasing quality of life, but also reduce costs related to complications; (3) describe the risk factors for and the pathophysiology of pressure ulcers; (4) identify evidence-based advanced wound care practice guidelines and new generation wound care products that can be immediately translated into clinical practice; (5) define the etiology of diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) and develop a comprehensive plan for managing; (6) discuss the advanced modalities for treating DFU; and (7) identify animal bite wounds using key features of their appearance and presentation.

Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

  • 2:30 PM: Welcome and Introductions
  • 2:30 PM: The Alphabet Soup of Wound Healing
  • 3:30 PM: Early Diagnosis Means Early Limb Salvage:What You Need To Do
  • 4:00 PM: What Is New..Pressure Injury Diagnosis and Treatment
  • 4:00 PM: What Is New..Diabetic Foot Ulcers
  • 4:00 PM: What Is New.. Animal Bites and Wounds