CME Schedule By Track

     

     

    Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

    Presented by the Texas Society of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology under the direction of Bobby Q. Lanier, MD, Fort Worth

    Friday, May 02, 2014, Convention Center, Level 2, 201A

    • 3.75 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
    • 0.50 Ethics credits
    • 3.75 AAFP (P) credits

    Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: 1) understand the changing climate of oral immunotherapy and injected immunotherapy, and differences in unapproved products compared to those that have undergone double blind placebo trials; 2) describe the role of allergy in GI disease and dietary therapy; 3) review strategies to motivate allergists about the provisions of the new Affordable Care Act; 4) evaluate new treatments and technology helping physicians to improve lung disease; 5) discuss how the over-the-counter (OTC) movement may affect physicians. Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of allergy, immunology, and primary care

    • 7:30 AM: Sublingual Tablets Versus Sublingual Drops, Stephen Apaliski, MD, Arlington
    • 8:15 AM: Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Rationale for Food Testing & Diet, Buddy Tierce, MD, Fort Worth
    • 9:00 AM: Affordable Care Act: Short and Long Term Viability, Susan Bailey, MD, Fort Worth
    • 9:45 AM: Break,
    • 10:15 AM: Pros and Cons of Bronchial Thermoplasty, Bobby Q. Lanier, MD, Fort Worth; Huy Duong MD, Fort Worth
    • 11:05 AM: Breaking News in Allergy: OTC and Legal Issues (ETHICS), Bobby Q. Lanier, MD, Fort Worth
    • 11:45 AM: Adjourned,

    Anesthesiology

    Presented by the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists under the direction of Vijaya Gottumukkala, MD, Houston, Girish Premji Joshi, MD, Dallas, and George Williams, MD, Houston

    Saturday, May 03, 2014, Convention Center, Level 2, 201C

    • 6.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
    • 0.75 Ethics credits
    • 6.00 AAFP (P) credits

    Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: 1) outline the evolution of acute pain management practices in the United States; 2) recognize echocardiographic images and features of several common cardiac or thoracic emergencies in perioperative practice; 3) discuss the necessary components of the preoperative evaluation of a patient with a mediastinal mass; 4) discuss preoperative adjuncts to minimize perioperative allogeneic blood transfusion; 5) explain how to navigate through top compliance issues and funding options; 6) explore the company model and whether your practice is potentially in violation; and 7) discover other practice options beyond partnership. Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of anesthesiology, intensive care, and pain management, and primary care

    • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introduction, Vijaya Gottumukkala, MD, Houston
    • 9:05 AM: Acute Postoperative Pain Management, Keyuri Popat, MD, Houston
    • 9:50 AM: TTE and TEE Rapid Diagnosis of Perioperative Emergencies, Ravi Joshi, MD, Dallas
    • 10:35 AM: Break,
    • 10:45 AM: Management of the Patient With a Mediastinal Mass, Garrett Starling, MD, San Antonio
    • 11:30 AM: Why Mothers Die, Michelle Simon, MD, Galveston
    • 12:15 PM: Lunch Break,
    • 1:15 PM: Welcome and Introduction: Practice Management Presentations, George Williams, MD, Houston
    • 1:20 PM: Avoiding the Top 5 Compliance Traps (ETHICS), Jody Hinton, Director of Operations, ABEO, Fort Worth
    • 2:05 PM: Meaningful Use/PQRS- Funds To Help Your Bottom Line, Peter V. Killoran, MD, Houston
    • 2:50 PM: Break,
    • 3:00 PM: The Company Model: Is Your Practice Potentially in Violation, Stuart Miller, Partner, Strasburger and Price LLP, Houston
    • 3:45 PM: Practice Options Beyond Partnership-For Residents/New Grads, K. Voe Cotton, MD, PhD, Dallas; Evan G. Pivalizza, MD, Houston
    • 4:30 PM: Adjourned,

    Choosing Wisely®: Quality and Patient Safety

    Presented by the Choosing Wisely® Program and the Council on Health Care Quality under the direction of Lisa L. Ehrlich, MD, Houston and Frank Villamaria, MD, MPH, Temple

    Saturday, May 03, 2014, Convention Center, Level 2, 203A

    • 3.75 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
    • 2.50 Ethics credits
    • 3.75 AAFP (P) credits

    Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: 1) define the Choosing Wisely® initiative and describe how recommendations are developed; 2) describe how Choosing Wisely® promotes conversations between physicians and patients; 3) explain how Choosing Wisely® has the ability to effect change in care delivery, safety, and quality; 4) discuss the use of Choosing Wisely® recommendations from different physician and specialty perspectives; and 5) summarize how Choosing Wisely® and patient safety tools can help improve the quality and safety of health care in Texas. Target Audience: Physicians, resident physicians, medical students, and other health care professional across all disciplines

    • 10:00 AM: Welcome and Introduction, Lisa L. Ehrlich, MD, FACP, Houston; Frank Villamaria, MD, MPH, Temple
    • 10:05 AM: Keynote: Choosing Wisely® Campaign: Initiative of ABIM, David H. Johnson, MD, Dallas
    • 10:45 AM: Value and Economic Impact in Healthcare (ETHICS), Ronald S. Walters, MD, MBA, MHA, MS, Houston
    • 11:05 AM: Ability To Effect Change in Care Delivery (ETHICS), Jan Ellen Patterson, MD, MS, San Antonio
    • 11:25 AM: Specialist Panel: Improve Quality and Patient Safety, (ETHICS); Gregory M. Fuller, MD, Keller; Monte E. Troutman, DO, FACOI, Fort Worth; Gerad Troutman, MD, Lubbock; Cliff Fullerton, MD, MSc, Dallas
    • 12:05 PM: Lunch Break,
    • 12:20 PM: Panel Discussion (ETHICS), Ronald S. Walters, MD, MBA, MHA, MS, Houston; Jan Ellen Patterson, MD, MS, San Antonio; Gregory M. Fuller, MD, Keller; Monte E. Troutman, DO, FACOI, Fort Worth; Gerad Troutman, MD, Lubbock; Cliff Fullerton, MD, MSc, Dallas
    • 1:20 PM: Promoting Patient Safety Through Safety Tools (ETHICS), Carol Wratten, MD, MBA, FACOG, Austin
    • 1:40 PM: Interactive Session, Frank Villamaria, MD, MPH, Temple
    • 2:00 PM: Adjourned,

    Colon and Rectal Surgery

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

    Saturday, May 03, 2014, Convention Center, Level 1, 104

    • 2.75 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: 1) utilize a MELD score of prediction for morbidity after colorectal surgery; 2) employ technique for assessing bowel viability; 3) understand the use of techniques for the management of fecal incontinence; 4) discuss the use of MDT conference in optimizing the treatment of rectal cancer, 5) explore EMR in a colorectal office practice; and 6) explain techniques of endosponge therapy. Target Audience: All physicians and residents who treat gastrointestinal or colorectal diseases

    Emergency Medicine

    Presented by the Texas College of Emergency Physicians under the direction of Sandra Williams, DO, MPH, Houston

    Saturday, May 03, 2014, Convention Center, Level 2, 201A

    • 7.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
    • 1.00 Ethics credits
    • 7.00 AAFP (P) credits

    Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: 1) appraise the literature from 2013 and review the best articles affecting emergency medicine; 2) recognize dangerous ingestions in the pediatric patient and discuss the appropriate management; 3) appraise the current literature on the evaluation and management of the septic patient; 4) discuss new regulations and changes in policy affecting emergency care; 5) discuss the approach and management of the concussed patient; 6) review the management of illnesses and injuries seen in the wilderness; and 7) discuss evidence from literature review about the management of acute heart failure. Target Audience Physicians providing acute care management in emergency departments, and primary care physicians

    • 9:00 AM: Best Articles of 2013: A Review of the Literature, Tyson Pillow, MD, Houston
    • 10:00 AM: Pediatric Pill Poppers: Major Ingestions in Minors, Spencer Greene, MD, FACEP, Houston
    • 11:00 AM: Update on Sepsis, Matthew Muller, MD, Dallas
    • 12:00 PM: Lunch Break,
    • 1:00 PM: Emergency Medicine Update Panel (ETHICS), Bobby Greenberg, MD, FACEP, Temple; Arlo Weltge, MD, FACEP, Houston; Angela Gardner, MD, FACEP, Austin
    • 2:00 PM: Concussion and Current Trends in Management, Yvonne Chow, MD, FACEP, Keller
    • 3:00 PM: Wilderness Medicine, Justin Hensley, MD, Corpus Christi
    • 4:00 PM: Update on Acute Heart Failure, Julie Gorchynski, MD, San Antonio
    • 5:00 PM: Adjourned,

    Endocrinology

    This session is being accredited through The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and they will be providing their own attendance record for credits received.

    Friday, May 02, 2014, Convention Center, Level 2, 203A

    • 5.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
    • 5.50 AAFP (P) credits

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: 1) describe the epidemiology (both current and future projections) of diabetes and obesity in the United States with an emphasis on diverse populations; 2) identify strategies to improve treatment and clinical outcomes for diverse patients with diabetes and obesity by better understanding cultural differences; 3) apply a comprehensive care approach, including obesity interventions, when developing treatment plans for patients with type 2 diabetes; 4) compare and contrast current and emerging therapies in effective management of type 2 diabetes; and 5) describe the diagnostic and other criteria to consider in determining when and how insulin therapies should be used. Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals practicing in the areas of diabetes and endocrinology, internal medicine, cardiology, family practice, and nephrology

    Ethics in Medicine Forum

    Presented by the TMA Board of Councilors under the direction of J. Clay Sawyer, MD, Waco

    Friday, May 02, 2014, Convention Center, Level 2, 201C

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

    Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: 1) discuss ethical dilemmas faced by physicians as a result of employment or health care delivery system requirements; and 2) discuss ethical considerations related to physicians who "lemon drop" noncompliant and/or chronically ill patients. Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice

    • 1:00 PM: Welcome and Introduction, Dan. L. Locker, MD, Brownwood; Panelists: Nancy Dickey, MD, College Station; Stephen L. Brotherton, MD, Fort Worth; Jeffrey Spike, PhD, Houston; Ruth Berggren, MD, San Antonio
    • 1:05 PM: Dilemmas of Employment or Health Care Delivery Systems, Panel Discussion (ETHICS) Moderated by Dan L. Locker, MD, Brownwood
    • 1:20 PM: Open Forum Audience Interaction for Topic 1, (ETHICS)
    • 2:00 PM: Ethical Considerations Related To "Lemon Drop", Panel Discussion (ETHICS) Moderated by Dan L. Locker, MD, Brownwood
    • 2:15 PM: Open Forum Audience Interaction for Topic 2, (ETHICS)
    • 2:50 PM: Closing Remarks,
    • 3:00 PM: Adjourn,

    General Session

    Presented by the TexMed Executive Team under the direction of Linda Siy, MD, Fort Worth

    Friday, May 02, 2014, Convention Center, Street Level, Expo Hall

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: 1) recognize the challenges that the current culture of medicine place upon personal happiness and career satisfaction; 2) outline and address signs of provider burnout; 3) rediscover a sense of purpose in the practice of medicine; 4) describe the ethical challenges to delivery of excellent care in the current healthcare environment and discuss possible solutions. Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all specialties

    • 4:00 PM: Welcome and Introduction, Linda Siy, MD, Fort Worth
    • 4:05 PM: Redefining the Culture of Medicine, Zubin Damania, MD, Las Vegas, NV
    • 5:00 PM: Adjourned,

    Geriatric Medicine

    Presented by the Texas Geriatric Society under the direction of Bassem Elsawy, MD, Dallas

    Saturday, May 03, 2014, Convention Center, Level 1, 103A

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

    Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: 1) describe the Accountable Care Organization delivery system model and specifically how it can be of benefit to the Medicare population; 2) explore tests used in early detection and assessment of cognitive impairment due to Alzheimer's and other dementias; and 3) identify clinical depression in older adults and review strategies for earlier detection and management. Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice providing care to elderly patients

    Holistic Medicine From India

    Presented by the Texas Indo American Physicians Society under the direction of Anupkumar Shetty, MD, Dallas, Hima Reddy, MD, Fort Worth, Usha Peri, MD, Lewisville

    Saturday, May 03, 2014, Convention Center, Level 2, 202D

    • 3.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
    • 1.00 Ethics credits
    • 3.00 AAFP (P) credits

    Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: 1) understand the value of spirituality in coping with illness and treatment of illnesses; 2) identify the benefits of yoga and meditation; 3) utilize stress reduction methods; 4) discuss the philosophy of Ayuverda, the science behind it and its use in stress management and pain management; and 5) understand the philosophy of going beyond mind, body and intellect for self-empowerment. Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all specialties

    Learning Labs Day 1

    Introducing an Expo Hall learning opportunity to further explore production demonstrations and educational information, including the option to earn CME

    Friday, May 02, 2014, Convention Center, Level 1, Expo Hall, Grand Pavil

    • 2.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
    • 2.00 AAFP (P) credits

    Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: 1) understand how to minimize the gap in business knowledge that exists in today's practices and explore ways to manage their practice more proficiently in an effort to maximize patient care and maintain healthier relationships with all stakeholders; and 2) discuss tools being implemented regarding the population health efforts underway by Texas Health Resources (THR) and Healthways in collaboration with physicians and other community partners.

    • 10:30 AM: Prescribing a Plan for Healthy Practices, Al E. Canal, CRO, Syracuse, NY
    • 1:00 PM: Blue Zones, Joel Spoonheim, Executive Director, Blue Zones Project, Healthways

    Let's Get Active and Healthier!

    Presented by the TMA Committee on Physician Health and Wellness under the direction of Viki Chancellor, MD, Mansfield

    Friday, May 02, 2014, Convention Center, Level 1, Expo Hall

    • 1.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
    • 1.00 AAFP (P) credits

    Upon completion of the program, attendees should be able to: 1) explain the benefits of yoga techniques on their stress level and health; 2) determine the benefits of various moves and how specific muscles are strengthened; and 3) examine the correlation between physician exercise and patient care. Target Audience: Physicians and residents of all specialties, and other health care professionals

    Occupational Medicine

    Presented by the Texas College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine under the direction of Bruce Packard, MD, MPH, Houston

    Saturday, May 03, 2014, Convention Center, Level 2, 202B

    • 6.25 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
    • 6.25 AAFP (P) credits

    Upon completion of this program attendees should be able to: 1) evaluate the potential for leveraging occupational medicine, as a subset of preventive medicine, in the delivery of effective population health management strategies; 2) explain the medical impacts of imported consumer products on consumer health; 3) outline the role of employee assistance programs and integrate these programs to manage workplace stress and other difficult workplace situations; 4) explain the immediate impact of stress on physical strength and coordination; 5) explain the events that led up to the explosion and apply the lessons learned after the response, including the health impacts of clean-up activities on recovery workers; 6) evaluate the current research activities and products and to propose practical critiques and suggestions for future research in occupational and environmental medicine. Target Audience Physicians, residents, and ancillary providers participating in occupational medicine

    Ophthalmology Day 1

    Presented by the Texas Ophthalmological Association under the direction of Sidney K. Gicheru, MD, Dallas

    Friday, May 02, 2014, Convention Center, Level 1, 100

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: 1) evaluate the risk, surgical time, expense and efficacy of two new technologies in cataract surgery; 2) evaluate the role of inflammation in diagnosis and treatment of Dry Eye Syndrome; 3) evaluate the role of genotyping of retinal diseases; 4) contrast novel techniques for management of the malpositioned intraocular lens implant; 5) discuss the integration of health information technology into the ophthalmology practice for quality of care enhancement; 6) summarize meaningful use stage two and eligibility for federal EHR incentives through the Medicare and Medicaid programs; and explain potential for quality improvement through meaningful use stage two EHR quality reports, patient engagement, and care coordination; 7) determine points in the care process where a surgical checklist is needed; 8) examine the ophthalmic-specific protocol developed by eye organizations; and more. Target Audience: Ophthalmologists

    • 8:00 AM: Welcome and Introduction,
    • 8:05 AM: Innovations in Cataract Surgery, James P. McCulley, MD, Dallas
    • 8:10 AM: Inter-Operative Aberrometry, Stephen Slade, MD, Houston
    • 8:30 AM: Femtosecond Cataract Surgery, Stephen Slade, MD, Houston
    • 8:55 AM: Femtosecond Cataract Surgery Is Not Ready for Prime Time, Tyrone McCall, MD, Dallas
    • 9:00 AM: Point-Counterpoint Discussion,
    • 9:10 AM: Break,
    • 9:30 AM: Subspecialty Review for the Comprehensive Ophthalmologist,
    • 9:35 AM: Integrated Metrology for Ocular Surface Evaluation, James V. Aquavella, MD, Rochester, NY
    • 10:00 AM: Genetic Eye Diseases, Alan E. Kimura, MD, MPH, Denver
    • 10:25 AM: Advanced IOL Power Calculations, Jack T. Holladay, MD, Bellaire
    • 10:50 AM: Panel Discussion,
    • 11:00 AM: Meaningful Use - Stage 2 for the Ophthalmologist (ETHICS), Shannon Vogel, Austin
    • 12:00 PM: Lunch Break,
    • 12:45 PM: Using Checklists To Prevent Patient Harm, Hans K. Bruhn, MHS, San Francisco, CA
    • 2:15 PM: Advocacy, David G. Shulman, MD, San Antonio
    • 2:20 PM: Why Should Texas Ophthalmologists Be Very Afraid?, Jay Propes, Austin
    • 2:40 PM: Legislative Update, Michael Burgess, MD, Lewisville
    • 3:05 PM: Question and Answer,
    • 3:15 PM: Adjourned,

    Ophthalmology Day 2

    Presented by the Texas Ophthalmological Association under the direction of Sidney K. Gicheru, MD, Dallas

    Saturday, May 03, 2014, Convention Center, Level 1, 100

    • 4.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: 1) summarize research projects of regional ophthalmology residents, including new techniques and information in bare sclera excision, electronic medical records, ocular trauma, diabetic retinopathy, anterior polar cataracts in children, and hydroxychloroquine use; 2) debate the role of the comprehensive ophthalmologist in intravitreal injections; 3) outline new techniques to treat duct obstruction in a pediatric population; 4) summarize the latest information regarding the diagnosis, treatment and management of Multiple Sclerosis from an ophthalmic perspective; 5) evaluate the role of micro-invasive Glaucoma surgery in the treatment of Glaucoma; 6) recognize that the eyelid region is susceptible to skin cancer, and employ new management techniques; 7) weigh the benefits of various treatment options for patients with small to medium uveal melanomas; and more. Target Audience: Ophthalmologists

    • 9:00 AM: Resident Competition, Sidney K. Gicheru, MD, Dallas
    • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introduction,
    • 9:05 AM: Electronic Medical Records in Ophthalmology, Claudia Hooten, MD, Houston
    • 9:15 AM: 0.01 Mg Mitomycin C Subconjunctival Injection Effectiveness, Mircea Coca, MD, PhD, Galveston
    • 9:25 AM: Inflammation After Ocular Trauma, Philip Lieu, MD, Lubbock
    • 9:35 AM: Effect of Panretinal Photocoagulation, Peng Lei, MD, Fort Worth
    • 9:45 AM: Characteristics of Anterior Polar Cataracts in Children, Lena Dixit, MD, Houston
    • 9:55 AM: Multifocal Electroretinography Findings, Negin Agange, MD, MBA, San Antonio
    • 10:05 AM: Subspecialty Review for the General Ophthalmologist, Barbara A. Smythe, MD, Grapevine
    • 10:10 AM: Intravitreal Injections By Retina Specialists Only, Gregory Kozielec, MD, Dallas
    • 10:20 AM: Intravitreal Injections, John M. Haley, MD, Garland
    • 10:25 AM: Question and Answer,
    • 10:30 AM: Break,
    • 10:55 AM: Surgical Treatment of Neonatal Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction, David K. Coats, MD, Houston
    • 11:15 AM: Neuro-Ophthalmic Manifestations of Multiple Sclerosis, Ray Jones, MD, Dallas
    • 11:35 AM: Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery, Arvind Neelakantan, MD, Dallas
    • 11:55 AM: Management of Eyelid Neoplasms, Vikram D. Durairaj, MD, FACS, Denver, CO
    • 12:15 PM: Update on the Management of Uveal Tumors, Dan S. Gombos, MD, Houston
    • 12:35 PM: Lunch Break,
    • 1:40 PM: Advocacy & Insurance Update, Aaron M. Miller, MD, Houston
    • 1:45 PM: Firsthand AAO Experience in Louisiana, Oklahoma and Kentucky, Cynthia Bradford, MD, Oklahoma City, OK
    • 2:10 PM: Affordable Care Act and Its Impact on Health Care Providers, Paul Hain, MD, Richardson
    • 2:35 PM: Running a Political Campaign, Lyle Thorstenson, MD, Dallas
    • 3:00 PM: Question and Answer,
    • 3:10 PM: Adjourned,

    Otolaryngology Day 1

    Presented by the Texas Association of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery under the direction of Cherie Booth, MD, Dallas and Jed Grisel, MD, Wichita Falls

    Friday, May 02, 2014, Convention Center, Level 2, 202D

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to better: 1) understand the changes in medicine and how this affects patient care; 2) accurately evaluate, diagnose, manage and treat patients with recalcitrant benign paroxysmal positional vertigo; 3) understand how to incorporate imaging machines in a physician's office and the value of accreditation; 4) understand current management and recommendations on key pediatric topics; 5) learn the future of rhinology and how this may affect the general otolaryngologists practice in treating and caring for patients with rhinologic diagnoses; 6) identify and evaluate patients with eustachian tube dysfunction to determine which candidates would be amenable to surgical management and to learn possible surgical procedures for Eustachian tube dysfunction Target Audience: Physicians practicing in the areas of Otolaryngology

    • 7:30 AM: Welcome and Introduction, Cherie Booth, MD,Dallas Jed Grisel, MD, Wichita Falls
    • 7:35 AM: Political Landscape in Texas Medicine, Austin King, MD, Abilene
    • 7:50 AM: Recurrent Positional Vertigo Treatment, Phil Anthony, MD, Fort Worth
    • 8:20 AM: Incorporating Office Based Imaging Into Practice, Gavin Setzen, MD, Albany, NY
    • 8:50 AM: Break,
    • 9:10 AM: Pediatric Otolaryngology Panel, Soham Roy, MD, Houston; Ron Mitchell, MD; Binoy Chandy, MD; Stacey Clark, MD
    • 10:30 AM: Future of Rhinology, Jeremy Reed, MD, Harker Heights
    • 11:00 AM: Surgical Management of Eustachian Tube Dysfunction, Marc Dean, MD, Fort Worth
    • 11:30 AM: Business Meeting and Lunch Break,
    • 12:45 PM: Health System Change for Otolaryngologists (ETHICS), Gavin Setzen, MD, Albany, NY
    • 1:45 PM: Break,
    • 2:00 PM: Ossiculoplasty Update and Tympanoplasty Update, Robert M. Owens, MD, Dallas
    • 2:45 PM: Adjourned,

    Otolaryngology Day 2

    Presented by the Texas Association of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery under the direction of Cherie Booth, MD and Jed Grisel, MD

    Saturday, May 03, 2014, Convention Center, Level 2, 202D

    • 3.50 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to better: 1) understand how to diagnose and manage LPR vs muscle tension dysphonia; 2) learn the current management of patient with HPV + oral cancer and the appropriate treatment and how TORS may be effective; 3) review and discuss management of: a) indeterminate and benign thyroid nodules b) early stage well differentiated thyroid cancer b1) extent of thyroidectomy and neck dissection b2) monitoring for recurrence c) advanced well differentiated thyroid cancer c1) extent of nodal dissection for N+ disease c2) management with involvement of trachea, larynx, and carotid artery c3) idications for I-131 and external beam radiotherapy d) poorly differentiated and anaplastic thyroid carcinoma e) substernal thyroid goiter; 4) understand and determine how to surgically treat the crooked nose Target Audience: Physicians practicing in the areas of Otolaryngology

    • 9:00 AM: Welcome and Introduction, Cherie Booth, MD, Dallas Jed Grisel, MD, Wichita Falls
    • 9:05 AM: Resident Awards and Presentation,
    • 9:10 AM: Lloyd Storrs Resident Winner Presentation,
    • 9:30 AM: Straightening the Crooked Nose, Colin Pero, MD, Plano
    • 10:00 AM: HPV Update and State of the Art TORS, Nathan Hales, MD, San Antonio
    • 10:30 AM: Break,
    • 10:45 AM: Thyroid Panel, Lance Oxford, MD, Dallas; Randal Weber, MD, Houston; Joe Cordero, MD, Lubbock; Nate Hales, MD, San Antonio; Frank Miller, MD, San Antonio
    • 12:00 PM: Muscle Tension Dysphonia Vs LPR, Lindsey Arviso, MD, Dallas
    • 12:30 PM: Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer, Randal Weber, MD, Houston
    • 1:00 PM: Adjourned,

    Pain Medicine

    Presented by the Texas Pain Society under the direction of Aaron K. Calodney, MD, Tyler, and Larry C. Driver MD, Houston

    Friday, May 02, 2014, Convention Center, Level 2, 201C

    • 3.75 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
    • 1.75 Ethics credits
    • 3.75 AAFP (P) credits

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: 1) discuss when to consult a pain medicine specialist and how to optimize the primary care /pain-palliative specialist interaction promoting best patient outcomes; 2) outline pain treatment approaches from the standpoint of the pediatric pain specialist; 3) summarize overlapping concerns about pain management and addiction issues; and 4) discuss potential areas for influencing the 2015 Texas Legislature regarding the "pill mill" problem. Target Audience: Physicians and other health care professionals caring for patients suffering from pain

    • 7:30 AM: Welcome and Introduction, Larry Driver, MD, Houston and Aaron Calodney, MD, Tyler
    • 7:35 AM: Optimizing Collaborations of Primary Care & Pain Specialists, David Capper, MD, Fort Worth
    • 8:30 AM: Pediatric Pain Perspectives for the Primary Care Physician, Aimee McAnally, MD, Fort Worth
    • 9:20 AM: Chronic Pain and Addiction (ETHICS), Graves Owen, MD
    • 10:20 AM: Break,
    • 10:35 AM: Stopping Pill Mills: The 2015 Legislative Process (ETHICS), C.M. Schade, MD, PhD, Dallas
    • 11:30 AM: Adjourned,

    Partners in Public Health

    Presented by practicing physicians who deal with complex patients on a daily basis, under the auspices of the TMA Executive Planning Committee

    Saturday, May 03, 2014, Convention Center, Level 1, 102

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

    Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: 1) emphasize the importance of breast feeding practices in hospitals and by primary care physician for maternal-child health; 2) discuss key annual immunization updates and developments; 3) educate physicians about rabies and the administration of rabies postexposure prophylaxis (PEP); 4) describe the impact and recommendations for Hepatitis C screening in the baby boomer population; and 5) outline the importance of death certificate completion, being both accurate and descriptive as it relates to public health information and uses. Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice, especially primary care physicians

    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Presented by the Texas PMR Society under the direction of Samuel Bierner, MD, Dallas

    Saturday, May 03, 2014, Convention Center, Level 1, 101C

    • 2.25 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
    • 2.25 AAFP (P) credits

    Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: 1) review applications of ultrasound technology to rehabilitation medicine; 2) explain possible complications of baclofen pumps and how to recognize them; and 3) review indications for use of deep brain stimulation in Parkinson disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. Target Audience: Physicians, residents, and ancillary providers participating in physical medicine and rehabilitation

    Physician Health and Wellness

    Presented by the Committee on Physician Health and Wellness under the direction of Viki Chancellor, MD, Mansfield

    Friday, May 02, 2014, Convention Center, Level 2, 201A

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

    Upon completion of the program, attendees should be able to: 1) utilize nutrition and exercise education strategies in the clinical setting to promote healthy lifestyles among patients and the medical profession; and 2) assess the significance of physician fatigue and sleep deprivation and their correlation with patient safety and medical errors. Target Audience: Physicians and residents of all specialties, other health care professionals

    Practice Transformation

    Presented by the TMA Physician Services Organization

    Friday, May 02, 2014, Convention Center, Level 2, 202B

    • 5.00 AMA PRA (Cat 1) credits
    • 5.00 Ethics credits
    • 5.00 AAFP (P) credits

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: 1) identify key areas of risk facing practices today and implement a compliance plan to mitigate these risk factors; 2) discuss new value-based payment trends and examine analytic tools that assist practices in addressing gaps in patient care, managing high risk patients, and benchmarking practice performance; and 3) recognize local opportunities to collaborate with other independent practices to manage population health and contract for new payment models. Target Audience Physicians in all specialties, and office managers and administrators

    • 8:30 AM: Welcome and Introduction,
    • 8:35 AM: Practical Roadmap for Mitigating Risk, ETHICS Bess Ann Bredemeyer, BSN, RN, CHC, CPC, McKesson Coding Services
    • 10:15 AM: Break,
    • 10:45 AM: Population Health: Transforming Your Practice Payment Models, ETHICS Andrew Mellin, MD, MBA, VP and Medical Director, McKesson Enterprise Intelligence
    • 12:00 PM: Lunch Break,
    • 1:00 PM: Preserving Independence: Clinical Integration Strategies, ETHICS Steven Stout, VP, Business Development, McKesson Business Performance Services
    • 3:00 PM: Adjourned,

    Psychiatry

    Presented by the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians under the direction of Mark S. Jacobs, MD, Houston

    Friday, May 02, 2014, Convention Center, Level 2, 203C

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

    Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: 1) diagnose eating disorders in their patients, recognize common co-morbid psychiatric disorders, and know how to perform an initial eating disorder assessment including medical evaluations; 2) explain the complex interaction of stress, changes in brain function, and physiologic changes in the evolution and maintenance of eating disorders; 3) utilize a variety of rapid screens for identifying cognitive problems in patients, utilize appropriate clinical and laboratory data to diagnose Alzheimer's disease and other causes of mental decline, and treat dementia patients using both behavioral and pharmacological techniques; 4) utilize simple metrics to aid in the accurate diagnosis of depression in a general medical setting, recognize bipolar depression. Target Audience: Physicians practicing in the areas of family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, geriatrics, psychiatry, and child and adolescent psychiatry

    TexMed Poster Session

    Saturday, May 03, 2014, Convention Center, Level 1, Expo Hall

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

    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: 1) exchange quality improvement learning and applicable best practices with other Texas physicians TMA gratefully acknowledges the TMF Health Quality Institute for its generous support of this program. Target Audience: Physicians, residents, other health care professionals, and all members of teams of care

    • 8:00 AM: CME CREDIT HOUR: Quality Poster Session (ETHICS), Various Approved Poster Presenters
    • 9:00 AM: Poster Session Continues (non-CME Credit),
    • 1:30 PM: Adjourned,