23rd Annual Focus on the Female Patient (description)


Address:One Sanctuary Beach Drive Kiawah Island, South Carolina, United States of America 29455
Event dates:7/23/2012 - 7/26/2012 (This event has already taken place)
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Topics to be Covered:

  • and management of diseases and conditions with special emphasis on women’s health
  • specialty areas of obstetrics and gynecology in the management of female patients
Organizer phone:800-423-4992
Offering type:Conference
Specialty:Data not provided
Event frequency:Never
First Meeting:
Total events:
Est. attendance: 200
Target audience:Any
Other target audiences:
Host Sponsor:Southern Medical Association
Est. # of exhibitors:
Currency:US Dollars
CE Credits:AMA PRA Category 1


This activity will discuss evidence relating to diagnosis, management guidelines, and new and controversal therapies of common diseases in women with an emphasis on practical clinical knowledge. The wide scope of the conference addressing women’s health relating to cardiovascular diseases, dermatologic problems, common psychiatric illnesses, and pain management in addition to a specialty track for obstetrics and gynecology is unique


Monday, July 23 – Plenary Session
6:30 am Continental Breakfast/Registration Opens
7:15 Review of Objectives and Pre-Test
7:30-8:15 Arrhythmias and Women: Evaluation and Therapy – Dr. Conti
8:15-9:00 Habits That Lead to Health and Happiness – Dr. Sulak
9:00-9:45 A Healthy Mid-Life Crisis – Dr. Waxman
9:45-10:15 Break
10:15-11:30 Choosing an Effective Food and Exercise Plan – Drs. Piziak/Sulak
11:30-12:00 Stifle Stress/Sever Suffering – Dr. Sulak
12:00-12:45 Protecting your Skin-From The Inside Out – Dr Hickman
12:45-1:00 Q&A with faculty
Tuesday, July 24 – Breakout Day
7:00 am Continental Breakfast
Interdisciplinary Women’s Health
7:30-8:15 Hypertension: New Guidelines/Medications – Dr. DiPette
8:15-9:00 Recognizing Malignant Skin Lesions - Dr Hickman
9:00-9:45 Diagnosis and Medical Management of CAD and Heart Disease in Women – Dr. Conti
9:45-10:15 Break
10:15-11:00 Cases in Hypertension: Patients That Puzzle Us – Drs. DiPette/Piziak
11:00-11:45 Management of Congestive Heart Failure – Dr. Conti
11:45-12:30 Management of Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection – Dr. Waxman
12:30-1:00 Q&A with Faculty
OB/GYN Specialty Track
7:30-8:15 Accountable Care, What’s Coming Down the Pike- Dr. Martens
8:15-9:00 Tocolysis-Rules and Regulations– Dr. Oyelese
9:00-9:45 Peri and Post Menopausal Bleeding- Dr. Gibbon
9:45-10:15 Break
10:15-11:00 Sexuality after Menopause – Dr. Bachmann
11:00-11:45 Ovulation Induction – How Far to go Before Referral? – Dr. Mann
11:45-12:30 New OB-GYN Devices – 2012 – Dr. Martens
12:30-1:00 Q&A with Faculty
Afternoon Session (Optional)
The Patient-Centered Medical Home
2:00 -3:30 Health Regulatory Environment, e-health and Disease Management – Dr. Dunn, Ms. Goode, and Dr. Petersen
3:30 – 3:45 Break
3:45 – 5:00 Overview and Introduction of the Your Doctor Program – MHS Model (non CME) – Dr. Dunn, Ms. Goode, and Dr. Petersen
Wednesday, July 25
7:00 am Continental Breakfast
Interdisciplinary Women’s Health Plenary
7:30-8:15 Using Medications Effectively for Management of Diabetes and Dyslipidemia – Dr. Piziak
8:15-9:00 Getting Rid of Headaches – Dr. Clark
9:00-9:45 Managing Chronic Pain – Dr. Weart
9:45-10:15 Break
10:15-11:00 Back Pain: Deciding the Cause and Therapy? – Dr. Clark
11:00-11:45 Newly Released Medications for Cardiovascular Disease – Dr. Weart
11:45-12:30 Managing Anxiety – Dr. Bashford
12:30-1:00 Q&A with faculty
OB/GYN Specialty Track
7:30-8:15 Screening for Cancer in the Gyn Office – Dr. Gibbon
8:15-9:00 New Research on Hot Flashes – Dr. Bachmann
9:00-9:45 From Precocity to Delay – Understanding Puberty – Dr. Mann
9:45-10:15 Break
10:15-11:00 Which Pap Guidelines Should we be Following – Dr. Gibbon
11:00-11:45 Medications in Pregnancy- New Classifications- Dr. Oyelese
11:45-12:30 Bleeding and Bleeding Disorders in Pregnancy – Dr. Oyelese
12:30-1:00 Q&A with faculty
Thursday, July 26 – Plenary Session
7:30-8:45 CMS- Updates for 2012 – Dr. Wild
8:45-9:30 Preventing Strokes and Dementia – Dr. Clark
9:30-10:15 Identifying Patients with Suicidal Tendencies, Eating Disorders, and Addictions – Dr. Bashford
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:15 Birth Control Update 2012 – Dr. Martens
11:15-12:00 New HT Guidelines – Dr. Bachmann
12:00-12:45 Osteoporosis and Bisphosphonate Controversies – Dr. Piziak
12:30-1:00 Q&A with faculty

Registration Fee Details:


Other items that tuition includes:

Breakfast, breaks, syllabus

Travel and hotel arrangements:

Contact Person:Vicki Baugh
Organizer Address 135 West Lakeshore Drive
Organizer Address 2Suite 200
Organizer CityBirmingham
Organizer State: (US)Alabama
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)
Organizer Zip or Postal Code35209
Organizer CountryUnited States of America
Organizer Phone800-423-4992
Organizer Fax205-945-1548
Structural makeupNon-Profit
Host Sponsor; Other SponsorsSouthern Medical Association
Event Site/VenueKiawah Island Golf Resort
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
Statistics available for most recent event held in:NA
Average number in event attendance of:
Number in attendance of:
# of staff in attendance: 2
Target BoundariesNational
Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?No
Registration Contact: Tres Helton
Registration E-Mail:
Registration Phone: 800-423-4992
Registration Fax: 205-945-1548
Web Page
Can one register for your CE on your web site?Yes
Can registration be made by snail (regular) mail?Yes
Online housing reservations: 
Do you have additional written or AV materials for sale?No
If so, are they available for non-attendees as well as those attending?NA
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?Yes
Will there be shuttle service available?No
Abstract information:Early registration discount - April 30, 2012

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