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Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, May 25, 2017
8:00am – 9:00am

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

Medical Grand Rounds Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Department of Medicine

Speaker: Joel Wilken, DO Internal Medicine - Hartford Hospital

Title: Evidence Based Recommendations for the Evaluation of Palpitations (2nd of 3 sessions for MOC – attendance at all 3 required for MOC) Learning Objectives: 1. Understand the pathophysiology behind palpitations. 2. Explain the ways to evaluate palpitations. 3. Summarize recent literature behind the outpatient modalities for evaluating the cardiac causes of palpitations.

Time: 8:00-8:30 a.m.

Speaker: Marilyn Katz, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine - UCONN Health

Title: Cost Effective Evaluation of Uncomplicated Headache (2nd of 3 sessions for MOC – attendance at all 3 required for MOC) Learning Objectives: 1. Gather a focused medical history to help rule out secondary causes of headaches. 2. Perform a full neuro exam on a patient who is presenting with a new or changing headache. 3. Review the results of a careful history and physical, order head imaging when red flag symptoms for headache exist.

Time: 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Date: May 25, 2017

Location: Henry Low Learning Center

Target Audience: The Department of Medicine faculty, housestaff and students, though many topics will be of interest to housestaff, students and other faculty members within the University of CT Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine.

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

ABIM MOC Statement: Successful completion of ALL three designated CME activities (attached event is only one of three separate sessions), which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 3 MOC points [and patient safety MOC credit] in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place


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