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Primary Care Seminar Schedule

May 3, 2018

Time/Location Speaker and Topics
7:00 am - 7:30 am
Atrium/Embassy Hallway
Participant Registration & Hot Breakfast
7:45 am - 9:40 am
Atrium
Exhibitor Registration
7:30 am - 7:40 am
Royale/Embassy
Welcome & Announcements
7:40 am - 8:40 am
Royale/Embassy
Hypertension Update
Claude Larndinois
This session will discuss the guidelines for hypertension control, identify the disease processes, and appropriate treatment.
8:40 am - 9:40 am
Royale/Embassy
Antibiotic Stewardship
Paul Carson, MD
Sanford Health | Fargo, ND
This session will discuss the overuse of antibiotics in the U.S. and how to improve the judicious use of antibiotics.
9:40 am - 10:10 am
Sterling/Crowne
Break
Exhibitor Showcase 
10:10 am - 11:10 am
Royale/Embassy
Lipid Management for Patients with Statin Intolerance
Richard Clarens, Pharm-D
University of North Dakota  School of Medicine & Health Sciences  | Grand Forks, ND
This session will discuss lipid management in patients with statin intolerance.
11:10 am - 12:10 pm
Royale/Embassy
How to Effectively Communicate with Patients 
Steve Taylor, MPAS
Aspirus Medical Center | Medford, WI
This session will discuss provider -patient interaction and effective communication.
12:10 pm - 1:00 pm
Sterling/Crowne
Lunch
NDAPA Silent Auction
Exhibitor Showcase
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Royale/Embassy
Diabetic Strategies - Looking Beyond A1C
Claude Lardinois

This session will discuss type 2 diabetes and multi-system involvement.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Royale/Embassy
A Short Summary of Sepsis
Steve Taylor, MPAS, PA-C
Aspirus Medical Center | Medford, WI
This session will discuss sepsis, labs and treatment.
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sterling/Crowne
Break
NDAPA Silent Auction
Exhibitor Showcase
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Royale/Embassy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Fadel Nammour, Pharm-D
Dakota Gastroenterology Clinic | Fargo, ND
This session will discuss the incidence of colorectal cancer and when to start screening for each patient.
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Royale/Embassy
Managing Atrial Fibrillation Stroke Risk
Richard Clarens, Pharm-D
University of North Dakota  School of Medicine & Health Sciences  | Grand Forks, ND
This session will discuss managing atrial fibrillation stroke risk.

 

May 4, 2018

Time/Location Speaker and Topics
7:00 am - 7:45 am
Atrium & Sterling/Crowne
Registration
Hot Breakfast
NDAPA Silent Auction
Exhibitor Showcase
7:45 am - 8:00 am
Royale/Embassy
Welcome & Announcements
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Royale/Embassy
Physician Health Program
Tammy King, 
Physician Help Program  |  Bismarck, ND
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Royale/Embassy
Research Strategies for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
Erika Johnson, MLIS
University of North Dakota  School of Medicine & Health Sciences  | Grand Forks, ND
This session will discuss the tools available for effective research and evidence based medicine strategies.
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Sterling/Crowne
Break
NDAPA Silent Auction
Exhibitor Showcase
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Royale/Embassy
Autism
Susan Zelewski, MD
Altru Health System | Grand Forks, ND
This session will discuss autism and its effects on children and their families. Appropriate services and referrals will also be discussed.
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Royale/Embassy
Update on the Opioid Crisis
Mellissa Henke
ND DOCR | Bismarck, ND
This session will discuss the neuroanatomy of addiction and interventions needed to help prevent reoccuring behaviors.  
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
NDAPA Membership Meeting: Sterling/Crowne
Non Member Lunch: Pool Patio
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Royale/Embassy
Pelvic Prolapse and Urinary Incontinence
Shannon Bradley, MD 
Mid Dakota Clinic | Bismarck, ND
This session will discuss pelvic anatomy and pelvic floor dysfunction, along with types of incontinence and treatment options.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Royale/Embassy
Evaluatiuon of the Male GU Tract
Leslie Rainwater, MD
VA Medical Center | Fargo, ND
This session will discuss male urninary tract symptoms and appropriate treatments.