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Rapid Rounds: Concussion, Gout Review, Hyperlipidemia
This session will provide a brief overview of the current concussion guidelines. Participants will learn pearls for examination and treatment.
State the definition of a concussion.
Evaluate how to diagnose, treat, appropriately refer and educate patients on concussions.
Despite gout being the most common inflammatory arthritis, gaps in quality of care persist and gout management remains suboptimal. This rapid-fire session will provide pertinent updates in gout management utilizing the 2020 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Management of Gout. In the end, participants will be able to clarify the terminology regarding gout, understand contributing risk factors, and recognize the effect of gout on lifestyle.
Define gout and clarify the nomenclature change for gout disease elements.
Recognize gout flare risk factors including obesity and genetic factors.
Utilize the 2020 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Management of Gout to inform management options in the treatment of gout.
Recognize the impact of gout on other comorbidities.
This session provides a review of hyperlipidemia. It will update participants on guidelines and discuss appropriate therapy and escalations.
Screen patients appropriately for hyperlipidemia.
Outline risk factors that put patients at increased risk for side effects from hyperlipidemia.
Evaluate which patients require treatment with conservative measures like diet and exercise versus oral therapy.
Assess when appropriate to escalate therapy beyond statins.
The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. ACOFP designates this program for a maximum number of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credit and will report CME with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
This program is sponsored by ACOFP for educational purposes only. The material presented is not intended to represent the sole or best medical interventions for the discussed diagnoses, but rather is intended to present the opinions of the authors or presenters that may be helpful to other practitioners. Attendees participating in this medical education program do so with the full knowledge that they waive any claim they may have against ACOFP for reliance on any information presented during these educational activities.
The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This enduring activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
To access this course please visit: https://www.pathlms.com/acofp/courses/53391/sections/60731