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MTAPA 27th Annual CME Conference and Membership Meeting 

Conference Schedule

Wednesday, June 7          All Education Sessions held in Sweet Grass / Bear Paw Room

11:30 am – 1:00 pm                            REGISTRATION     

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm                              WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS – Heather Hart, President, MTAPA

 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm                               Elyse Watkins, DHSc, PA-C, “HPV and Pap Update”

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm                               Elyse Watkins, DHSc, PA-C, “Update On Gynecological Screening”            

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm                              BREAK – Visit EXHIBITS / Little Belt Room

3:45 pm – 4:45pm                               Josanne Pagel, MPAS, PA-C, “Beyond _________”

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm                              Paul Miller, MD “Fundamentals of the Spine”

5:45 pm - 6:00 pm                               EXHIBITORS MEET-N-GREET / Little Belt Room

7:00pm – 9:00pm                                WELCOME RECEPTION – Celtic Cowboy Pub, Darkhorse Hall & Wine Snug

 

Thursday, June 8   All Education Sessions held in Sweet Grass / Bear Paw Room            

7:30 am – 7:55 am                              BREAKFAST / REGISTRATION OPEN

 8:00 am – 9:00 am                              A Michal Stevens, MD, “Antibiotic Stewardship”

9:00 am – 10:00 am                            Jorge Castriz, MD, “Ischemic Heart Disease Syndrome”                                 

10:00 am – 10:15 am                          BREAK - Visit EXHIBITS / Little Belt Room

 10:15 am – 11:15 am                          Rita Williams, FNP, “The Comprehensive Addiction Recovery Act and the                                                                                                                 Physician Assistant Role Expansion”

11:15 am – 12:15 pm                         Rita Williams, FNP, “Medication Assisted Treatment – Focus On Buprenorphine”

 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm                           LUNCH & LEARN  “Locum Tenens” hosted by Barton Associates (non-CME) / Little Belt  

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm                              Greg Thomas, PA, MPH, NCCPA, “Update from NCCPA:  It’s Not Just About PANRE”  

 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm                              Craig Sweeney, MD, “The Ever-changing Landscape of Pain Management”

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm                              BREAK – Visit EXHIBITS / Little Belt Room

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm                              Pauline Conway, NP, “Diagnosis and Treatment of Hyperthyroid and Hypothyroid State”  

4:45 pm – 6:00pm                               Visit EXHIBITS / Little Belt Room

6:00 pm                                                 DINNER ON YOUR OWN

 

Friday, June 9         All Education Sessions held in Sweet Grass / Bear Paw Room            

7:30 am – 7:55 am                              BREAKFAST/REGISTRATION

 8:00 am – 9:00 am                              Nicholas Costrini, MD, PhD, MBA,

“Digestive Disease Challenges for the Community Clinician” Part 1

9:00 am – 10:00 am                            “Digestive Disease Challenges for the Community Clinician” Part 2

10:00 am – 10:15 am                          BREAK – Visit EXHIBITS / Little Belt Room

 10:15 am – 11:15 am                          Dennis Dietrich, MD, “Update On Stroke Prevention and Treatment”

 11:15 am – 12:15 pm                         Michael Orcutt, MD, FACS, RPVI, “Varicose Vein Care for the 21st Century”  

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm                           LUNCH & ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm                              Jonathan Bingham, MD, “Melanoma and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer” 

 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm                              Jason Kjono, PA-C “COPD Evaluation and Treatment; Basics of Pulmonary                                                                                                                                                                                              Hypertension”

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm                              BREAK – Visit EXHIBITS / Little Belt Room

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm                              Todd Mohr, PA-C, “Identifying STEMI and STEMI Equivalencies On EKG”

4:45 pm – 5:45 pm                              Todd Mohr, PA-C, “Identifying Acute Coronary Syndrome and Other Life Threats On ECK”

5:45 pm – 6:00 pm                              Visit EXHIBITS / Little Belt Room

6:00 pm                                                 DINNER ON YOUR OWN

 

Saturday, June 10             All Education Sessions in Sweet Grass / Bear Paw Room          

 

7:30 am – 7:55 am                              BREAKFAST/REGISTRATION

 8:00 am – 9:00 am                              Michael Ritchie, MD, “Structural Heart Disease”

9:00 am – 10:00 am                            Richard Lai, MD, “Inflammatory Arthropathies:  Overview & Recognition”

10:00 am – 11:00 am                          BREAK – Visit EXHIBITS / Little Belt Room

11:00 am – 12:00pm                           Wrap Up and Evaluation

12:00 pm                                               CONFERENCE ADJOURN

 

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