NPacers Webinar Series: July 30, 2021

Includes a Live Event on 07/30/2021 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

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    • Early bird pricing available!
    • User - $30
    • Regular Price after 07/12/2021 11:59 PM
    • User - $35

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Armchair athlete season is in full swing (pun intended!) which means plenty of weekend warriors are making their way to their PCP offices with complaints of aches, pains, and possibly even broken bones. This live webinar will cover common upper extremity complaints, assessment, and management.

Additionally, we are pleased to offer 3 CE-accredited Partner Programs! These programs will cover COVID Special Populations, Influenza, and a Psoriasis Update. That’s a total of 4.0 CE credits for the price of 1.

Don’t miss this grand slam event! Participants will have the opportunity to engage and interact with the speakers and get answers through a Q&A session directly following each of the presentations.


Webinar Summary
Registration Deadline Date:       July 26, 2021 @ 11:59 pm ET

Live Webinar Date: 

 July 30, 2021 @ 12:00-5:00 pm ET

Enduring Expiration Date:
    DKB MED PARTNER PROGRAM: COVID-19: Keeping Up with a Moving Target   August 30, 2021  (30 days)
    VINDICO MEDICAL EDUCATION PARTNER PROGRAM:
    Influenza in the House: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prophylaxis.
 TBD
    NPACE WEBINAR: Orthopedics: Upper Extremities  October 29, 2021 (90 days)
    NATIONAL PSORIASIS FOUNDATION PARTNER PROGRAM:
    Psoriasis Update for the Primary Care Provider
 August 30, 2021  (30 days)

Credits Offered:
    DKB MED PARTNER PROGRAM: COVID-19: Keeping Up with a Moving Target   1.00 CE
    VINDICO MEDICAL EDUCATION PARTNER PROGRAM:
    Influenza in the House: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prophylaxis.  
 1.00 CE
    NPACE WEBINAR: Orthopedics: Upper Extremities  1.00 CE; includes TBD pharmacology credit 
    NATIONAL PSORIASIS FOUNDATION PARTNER PROGRAM:
    Psoriasis Update for the Primary Care Provider  
 1.00 CE

Cost:
    General $35.00
    Early Bird (Register by Monday, July 12 @ 11:59 ET)   $30.00


Special bundle pricing for NPacers Webinars. Register for 3 or 4 webinars at one time and get 10% off your total registration price. Register for 5 or more webinars at one time and get 20% off your total registration price. This offer applies to both live and on-demand webinars, except the free May webinar. Take advantage of one of these deals and save on your CE! Click the On-Demand Webinars button to view those options.



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July 30, 2021


12:00 - 1:00 pm ET        DKB MED PARTNER PROGRAM: COVID-19: Keeping Up with a Moving Target – Improving Health Equity
Speaker(s): Charles P. Vega, MD, FAAFP & Dinora Chinchilla, MD, MBA
    Sponsored CE Session 
Learning Objectives
  - Describe current management strategies and identify potential treatments for mild to moderate COVID-19, with a specific focus on vulnerable populations
  - Evaluate best practices for managing patients with COVID-19 using monoclonal antibodies and other agents, with a focus on efficacy against emerging viral variants.
  - Clinicians require education about treating people with COVID-19 requiring hospitalization.
  - Describe current management strategies and identify potential treatments for COVID-19 requiring hospitalization.

  Sponsored by: 

    DKB MED


1:15 - 2:15 pm ET           VINDICO MEDICAL EDUCATION PARTNER PROGRAM: Influenza in the House: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prophylaxis
Speaker(s): TBD
    Sponsored CE Session 
Overview
20 minutes
  - Diagnosing Flu Early to Improve Outcomes
  - Array of tests – evaluating sensitivity and specificity
  - Differentiating respiratory conditions with an eye on COVID
  - When to test versus treating without testing
25 minutes
 - Treating Influenza with an Eye On Efficacy and Use as Prophylaxis
 - Deciphering treatment options based on efficacy and safety
 - Comparison of baloxavir maroxil to NAIs regarding MOAs, viral resistance, reduction of duration of clinical illness, and cessation of viral shedding in normal patients and those at high risk for complications
 - Use of prophylaxis in those exposed to influenza
15 minutes
 - Post-test & Question/Answer

Sponsored by: 

    Vindico Medical Education


2:30 - 3:30 pm ET          NPACE WEBINAR: Orthopedics: Upper Extremities
Speaker(s): Christopher Hemmer, DNP, ANP
    NPACE Session 
Description
Upper extremity pain and injuries are common. This presentation will assist the primary care and urgent care provider in understanding common pathology affecting the non-traumatic adult shoulder. Common pathologies will be discussed in detail such as rotator cuff tears, impingement, biceps tendonitis, & AC pathology. Common provocative physical exam techniques will also be addressed. We will also cover other pathology that can mimic shoulder pathology. Case studies, radiographs, and demonstrations will be used to enhance the learning process.

Learning Objectives
As a result of this activity, the learner will be able to:
  1. Identify primary pathology that affects the shoulder of an adult patient
  2. Recognize shoulder diagnosis that can be treated by the primary care clinician vs those requiring urgent referral to specialist 
  3. Discuss treatment options for the primary care provider for common shoulder pathology

3:45 - 5:00 pm ET           NATIONAL PSORIASIS FOUNDATION PARTNER PROGRAM: Psoriasis Update for the Primary Care Provider
Speaker(s): TBD
    Sponsored CE Session 
Learning Objectives
 - Describe Pathophysiology of Psoriatic Disease
 - Identify and Review comorbidities associated with Psoriatic disease
 - Employ appropriate strategies for diagnosing and treating Psoriatic disease and screening for comorbidities associated with psoriatic disease

Sponsored by: 

    Financial Support for this program is provided by The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF)



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Dr. Christopher Hemmer, DNP, ANP, ONP-C, FAANP

ANP, Piper Spine Care

Assistant Professor, Saint Louis University School of Nursing

Dr. Hemmer has been board certified as an adult nurse practitioner since 1999. He is also a board-certified orthopedic nurse practitioner and a fellow of the American Association of nurse practitioners. His area of specialty is in adult spinal disorders for the last 22 years. He currently evaluates new patients as well as established pre and post-operative patients. Chris has spent over nine years moonlighting in the emergency department in the past as well.

Dr. Hemmer started teaching as an adjunct for Saint Louis University in 2007. In the fall of 2013, Christopher accepted a full-time position with the school of nursing as an assistant professor for graduate students. He has co-taught several graduate-level courses over the years as well as performed as a guest lecturer during residency for the NP students. Chris has been receptive for several years to teaching in the clinical setting as a preceptor for NP students interested in spinal diseases and wanting to increase their radiology knowledge. Dr. Hemmer chairs a cadaveric CNE course yearly for spine specialists. Chris has presented various spine topics on the local, state, and national level over the years.

Dr. Hemmer research area is in vertebral compression fractures and osteoporosis. Specifically, the identification and management of fractures and osteoporosis in the adult population is a strong area of interest. 

Charles P. Vega, MD, FAAFP

Health Sciences Clinical Professor​, UC Irvine Department of Family Medicine​; Assistant Dean for Culture and Community Education​, UC Irvine School of Medicine; Director, UC Irvine Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community​

Dr. Chuck Vega grew up in Northern California and completed his undergraduate degree at Harvard University. He attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin – Madison and completed residency training in Family Medicine at UC Irvine. He stayed on as faculty in the Department of Family Medicine at UCI and now holds the title of Health Sciences Clinical Professor. He is the Executive Director of UCI’s Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community and won a Macy Faculty Scholarship to improve patient-centered health education at UCI. He currently serves as Assistant Dean for Culture and Community Education in the UC Irvine School of Medicine. Dr. Vega has seen patients and taught medical students and residents at UC Irvine’s Family Health Center – Santa Ana for the past 20 years. This clinic is a federally-qualified health center and the largest safety-net clinic for Orange County. Dr. Vega’s academic interests are focused on access to quality, compassionate medical care for underserved populations, and the development of training programs to promote this vision of healthcare.

Dinora Chinchilla, MD, MBA

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor

UCI, Pulmonary and Critical Care

Dr Dinora Chinchilla grew up in East Los Angeles and completed her undergraduate degree at California State of Los Angeles. Dr Chinchilla is triple boarded in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and critical care. She obtained her medical degree from UCI Medical Center and holds a Masters in Business Administration. She completed her 3-year residency training at Harbor UCLA Internal Medicine Program in Southern California and a fellowship in Pulmonary Critical Care at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles. Currently, she is faculty at UCI Medical Center and holds the title of Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor in the Pulmonary Critical Care Division. Dr Chinchilla's clinical interests are in pulmonary vascular disease and is currently leading the implementation of the pulmonary embolism response team at UCI. In addition to her clinical interests, she is invested in mentoring aspiring physicians that will continue to improve healthcare delivery to the underserved latino population. 

CE INFORMATION


DKB MED PARTNER PROGRAM: COVID-19: Keeping Up with a Moving Target – Improving Health Equity

This continuing education activity is provided by DKB Med.

Accreditation Statement

This activity will be certified by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine for a maximum of 1.0 ACCME AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and 1.0 ANCC credit.

Provider Statement

Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, the Institute of Johns Hopkins Nursing, and DKBmed, LLC.
Supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


VINDICO MEDICAL EDUCATION PARTNER PROGRAM: Influenza in the House: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prophylaxis

This continuing education activity is provided by Vindico Medical Education. 


NPACE WEBINAR: Orthopedics: Upper Extremities
Obtain Your Credits

To earn credits for this activity, you must complete all course components in the following order: 1) watch the webinar; 2) complete the course evaluation; 3) pass the post-test with a score of 2/3 (66.7%) or higher. You may retake the post-test until a passing score is achieved, at which point you will be able to view/print a copy of your certificate of completion. This online certificate will also be saved within your profile dashboard transcript for future access.

Designation Statement

NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 contact hours, of which TBD is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement

Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

In addition to ANCC, NPACE is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by: the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP8720 and Florida CE Broker #50-1476.


NATIONAL PSORIASIS FOUNDATION PARTNER PROGRAM: Psoriasis Update for the Primary Care Provider

This continuing education activity is provided by The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF).



Please Note: Partner programs that provide CE cannot be completed twice. If you have completed this CE program with another continuing education company or previously with NPACE, only one participation will count toward CE. 



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DISCLOSURES


DKB MED PARTNER PROGRAM: COVID-19: Keeping Up with a Moving Target – Improving Health Equity

This program is presented by DKB MED.

Supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


VINDICO MEDICAL EDUCATION PARTNER PROGRAM: Influenza in the House: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prophylaxis

This program is presented by Vindico Medical Education. 


NPACE WEBINAR: Long Term COVID Care in Primary Care
Faculty

Contributing faculty, Dr. Christopher Hemmer, DNP, ANP, ONP-C, FAANP, have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Planners

All planners and contributors involved in this educational activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 

Disclaimer

The material presented in this continuing education program is being made available for educational purposes only and is not intended to represent the best or only methods, medications and/or guidelines appropriate for the medical situation discussed. Rather the material is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the presenter(s), which may be helpful, or of interest to other practitioners and should not be used by clinicians without the evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. NPACE disclaims any liability, loss, injury, or damage incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any information given in a presentation.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may mention the uses of products that are not approved by the FDA for the indication(s) being discussed. The presenter(s) are instructed to notify participants when they are discussing unapproved uses or investigational agents. The opinions related to unapproved uses of products are solely those of the presenter(s) and are not endorsed or recommended by NPACE. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this activity.


NATIONAL PSORIASIS FOUNDATION PARTNER PROGRAM: Psoriasis Update for the Primary Care Provider

Financial Support for this program is provided by The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF).



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DKB MED PARTNER PROGRAM: COVID-19: Keeping Up with a Moving Target – Improving Health Equity
DKB MED PARTNER PROGRAM
07/30/2021 at 12:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
07/30/2021 at 12:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes COVID-19: Keeping Up with a Moving Target – Improving Health Equity
VINDICO MEDICAL EDUCATION PARTNER PROGRAM: Influenza in the House: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prophylaxis
VINDICO MEDICAL EDUCATION PARTNER PROGRAM
07/30/2021 at 1:15 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
07/30/2021 at 1:15 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes Influenza in the House: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prophylaxis
NPACE WEBINAR: Orthopedics: Upper Extremities
NPACE WEBINAR
07/30/2021 at 2:30 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
07/30/2021 at 2:30 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes Orthopedics: Upper Extremities
NPACE Webinar Evaluation
12 Questions
Post-Test
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  2/3 points to pass
3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  2/3 points to pass
Certificate
1.00 Contact Hours credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 Contact Hours credit  |  Certificate available
NATIONAL PSORIASIS FOUNDATION PARTNER PROGRAM: Psoriasis Update for the Primary Care Provider
NATIONAL PSORIASIS FOUNDATION PARTNER PROGRAM
07/30/2021 at 3:45 PM (EDT)   |  75 minutes
07/30/2021 at 3:45 PM (EDT)   |  75 minutes Psoriasis Update for the Primary Care Provider