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Primary Care Seminar Schedule

May 4, 2017

Time/Location Speaker and Topics
7:00 am - 7:30 am
Atrium/Embassy Hallway
Participant Registration & Continental 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
Asthma Update
Richard Clarens, Pharm-D
University of North Dakota  School of Medicine & Health Sciences  | Grand Forks, ND
This session will discuss the physiologic changes and new recommendations in the treatment of Asthma.
8:40 am - 9:40 am
Royale/Embassy
Diabetic Foot Infections
Paul Carson, MD
Sanford Health | Fargo, ND
This session will discuss diabetic foot ulcers pathophysiology, complications and treatment.
9:40 am - 10:10 am
Sterling/Crowne
Break
Exhibitor Showcase 
10:10 am - 11:10 am
Royale/Embassy
Viral Exanthems
Susan Zelewski
Altru | Grand Forks, ND
This session will discuss common viral exanthems during childhood and the appropriate treatment.
11:10 am - 12:10 pm
Royale/Embassy
Gynecologic Surgery: When to Refer 
Shannon Bradley, MD
Mid Dakota Clinic | Bismarck, ND
This session will discuss gynecologic surgical options, laboratory testing, imaging and treatment.
12:10 pm - 1:00 pm
Sterling/Crowne
Lunch
NDAPA Silent Auction
Exhibitor Showcase
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Royale/Embassy
HPV Related Head and Neck Cancers
Anderw Terrell, MD
Sanford Health | Fargo, ND
This session will discuss the pathophysiology, early detection, and treatment of HPV related head and neck cancers.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Royale/Embassy
Developing a Personal Mission Statement
Steve Taylor, MPAS, PA-C
Aspirus Medical Center | Medford, WI
This session will discuss qualities that make you uniquely qualified for the workplace.
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sterling/Crowne
Break
NDAPA Silent Auction
Exhibitor Showcase
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Royale/Embassy
Managment of CHF-A Paradigm Shift
Richard Clarens, Pharm-D
University of North Dakota  School of Medicine & Health Sciences  | Grand Forks, ND
This session will discuss the pathophysiology of CHF and new therapeutic approcaes to treatment.
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Royale/Embassy
PA 50 Year Anniversary/Syncope Evaluation
Jay Metzger, MPAS
University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences | Grand Forks, ND
This session will discuss the PA profession over the last 50 years in addition to the new guidelines on the evaluation of syncope.

 

May 5, 2017

Time/Location Speaker and Topics
7:00 am - 7:45 am
Atrium & Sterling/Crowne
Registration
Continental Breakfast
NDAPA Silent Auction
Exhibitor Showcase
7:45 am - 8:00 am
Royale/Embassy
Welcome & Announcements
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Royale/Embassy
Scleroderma
Lester Kemiele, MPAS, PA-C
Mayo Clinic | Rochester, MN
This session will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of scleroderma
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Royale/Embassy
Anxiety
Andy McLean, MD
ND Department of Human Services | Fargo, ND
This session will discuss the signs, symptoms and types of anxiety and treatment.
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Sterling/Crowne
Break
NDAPA Silent Auction
Exhibitor Showcase
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Royale/Embassy
Dementia
Rebeccca Caillier, MD
VA Clinic | Fargo, ND
This session will discuss the testing, diagnosis, and treatment of dementia.
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Royale/Embassy
Thyroid Disorders
Stephanie Gravning, MD
Sanford Health | Bismarck, ND
This session will discuss the pathophysiology, diseases, and treatment of thyroid disorders.
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
Effective Patient Interaction
Steve Taylor, MPAS, PA-C
Aspirus Medical Center | Medford, WI
This session will discuss how to effectively interact with patients.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Royale/Embassy
Acid/Base Disorders
Becky Ness, MPAS
Mayo Clinic | Mankato, MN
This session will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of acid/base disorders.