The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



Continuing Education and Professional Development

Second Annual Medicine Conference

Second Annual Medicine Conference - Today's Technology and Treatment Trends

February 28 - March 1, 2014

University of Tennessee Conference Center, Knoxville, TN
Friday, February 28: 7:30 am - 4:45 pm. Reception 5:00 - 6:30 pm
Saturday, March 1: 7:30 am - 12:30 pm


Education Credits

Approved for 11 AMA, AAPA, AAFP, ACPE credits and 1.1 CEUs.

Conference Overview

Faced with an aging population, new developments in technology and treatment options, it will be increasingly important for the health care provider to stay up-to-date on the newest developments and trends in the medical community. The Second Annual Medicine Conference will address new developments and trends in relevant areas such as osteoporosis, celiac disease, hypertension and lung cancer among others.

What You Will Learn

At the conclusion of this program, the participants should be able to

Who should attend?

This course is designed for primary care physicians. Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and pharmacists are also welcome to participate.

Conference Attire

We encourage you to be comfortable as we spend two days at this quality education experience. Casual business attire and a light sweater or jacket are suggested.

Handouts

Printed presentation slides will not be distributed onsite but will be available for download prior to the conference start date. Watch your e-mail inbox as the conference date approaches.

Lodging

A limited amount of sleeping rooms have been secured at the Knoxville Hilton, located directly across the street from the conference venue.  A limited number of rooms are available for Thursday, February 27 and Friday, February 28 at a rate of $90.00 per night plus applicable taxes.  To reserve a room, please contact the Hilton directly at 1-800-HILTONS or 865-523-2300 or by visiting their website www.hilton.com and mentioning group code UTMED



Accreditation

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Education Credits

AMA:The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA: American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts Category 1 credit toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award from organizations accredited by the ACCME.  The AAPA has complete reciprocity with the ACCME.

AAFP:This Live Activity, Annual Medicine Conference: Optimizing Patient Care for a Changing Population, with a beginning date of 02/28/14, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 11.0 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACPE: The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Successful completion of this application-based program will provide a statement for eleven (11.0) live contact hours credit (1.1 CEUs) and will be mailed within 3 weeks following the program. Successful completion includes attending the session, signing the attendance sheet, and completion of the program evaluation form. UAN: 0064-9999-14-007-L01-P

Grievance Policy: A participant, sponsor, faculty member or other individual wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of a program sponsored or co-sponsored by the UTCOP may contact the Associate Dean for Continuing Education in writing. The grievance will be reviewed and a response will be returned within 45 days of receiving the written statement. If not satisfied, an appeal to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy can be made for a second level of review.

CEUs: Non-physicians can obtain continuing education credits by attending activities that award continuing medical education credits to physicians. Each AMA PRA Category 1 credit hour translates into one-tenth of a general CEU. This activity is designated for up to 1.1 CEUs by the University of Tennessee using the national standard that 1 hour of educational instruction is awarded .1 CEU.

Attendee Login

Using the access key you will receive during the registration process, you will be able to make changes to the information on your registration. To make any changes, visit the Attendee Login page.


This live activity is presented by The University of Tennessee Department of Medicine and University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine.


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