2018 Program 

 TriMED Healthcare Education Summit offers a dozen hours of critical Continuing Medical Education for a variety of medical specialties, and general healthcare topics. 

Sessions will be provided by partnering organizations. The 2018 schedule will continue to be updated as more details are finalized. 

Friday, September 14

Time

Session

Presented By

Speaker

Room Number

Course Description

7:00 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

General Sessions

7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

A Jury's Perspective - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
Wendy Longmire, JD

SVMIC Risk Management Credit

Wendy Longmire, JD

105

Earn 10% premium credit for SVMIC malpractice policyholders

It is almost certain that physicians and providers will be involved in a lawsuit at some point in their careers, which may tempt some to practice defensive medicine. As an alternative, this program offers protective practices derived from jury feedback. Experienced trial attorneys in your state will discuss actual malpractice trails with a focus on jury science. Good and bad practices and behaviors of the entire healthcare team will be explored.

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

The Chicken or the Egg: Co-Occurring Disorders Terry Holmes, MD, MPH

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Terry Holmes, MD, MPH

102A

Co-occurring disorders are the rule rather than the exception in patients who present for treatment of many psychiatric conditions. A careful and non-judgmental history of drug use will often shed light on both diagnosis and treatment. Recognition and management of mixed states are discussed including protocols for psychopharmacology of selected conditions, including brief synopsis of the place of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT). Barriers to integrated treatment are also covered.

9:30 a.m.

Exhibit Hall Break

General Sessions

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Managing Acute Pain: Pain Concepts for Primary Care James Choo, MD

Tennessee Pain Society

James Choo, MD

105

Dr. Choo will discuss Acute pain management techniques and best practices.

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Managing Chronic Pain David Edwards, MD

Tennessee Pain Society

David Edwards, MD

105

In the middle of an opioid crisis, the rules are changing rapidly. It is difficult to keep up with the multiple ways that are acceptable to treat patients with chronic pain. What is safe? What should be tried first? How do I even start? When to specialists need to be involved? If I make a wonderful plan with my patient, will it even be covered by insurance? When is it okay to use opioids, and how much is enough? The answers are not always clear, and sometimes neither is the evidence. Dr. Edwards will discuss some strategies and the best available evidence at this time.

12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Gubernatorial Panel: Healthcare in Tennessee Bill Lee Republican Candidate Karl Dean Democratic Candidate Ben Hall Moderator

Tennessee Medical Association

Bill Lee Karl Dean Ben Hall

106

In this session, moderated by Ben Hall from News Channel 5, Hear from the candidates for Governor of Tennessee as they discuss their views and ideas on Healthcare in our State

1:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Effective Drug Take Back Programs Kristina Clark Kirsten Thompson Alex Windings

Count it Lock it Drop It

Kristina Clark, Kirsten Thompson & Alex Windings

102B

This course will help healthcare workers establish a take back program in their area and provide information on local outreach to address the number of pills in our communities.

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Recovery Emerges from Hope Melvin Smith

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Melvin Smith

102A

This session will focus on the opioid crisis as it relates to Tennessee and how the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services has responded as it relates to treatment and recovery support. Information will be given regarding where Tennesseans who are without insurance, TennCare or the means to pay for treatment and recovery can seek help. Also the use of Medication Assisted Treatment as a tool in saving lives and promoting long term recovery

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Healthy Healers Preventing Burnout in Clinical Practice W. Clay Jackson, MD

Tennessee Medical Association

Clay Jackson, MD

102B

Burnout may be ubiquitous, but it isn't inevitable. Definable risk factors make burnout far more likely, and workable solutions exist to help clinicians replenish andrecharge enthusiasm. If hurting people hurt people, it's imperative that healers remain healthy. We'll explore together how that's not only possible, but probable by taking the right steps asindividuals and systems.

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Implementing a Collaborative Prevention Approach to Address the Opioid Crisis and Mitigate Overdose in TN Tony Jackson

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Tony Jackson

102A

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Evening Exhibitor Reception and Music

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, September 15

Time

Session

Presented By

Course Description

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Integration of Whole Health in the Geriatric Patient Centered Medical Home Michelle Moseley, PharmD

Tennessee Geriatric Society

Michelle Moseley, PharmD

102A

In this session, learners will be provided the definition of patient-centered medical home and the team composition adapted to the geriatric population. You will learn implementation techniques to create a patient centered medical home and the importance of continuity of care in preventing re-hospitalization of elderly patients.

Breakout Sessions

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Hospital Transitions of Care - A look behind the high rate of readmissions Amanda Mixon, MD & James Powers, MD

Tennessee Geriatric Society

Amanda Mixon, MD
James Powers, MD

102A

In this session, attendees will be provided information to become familiar with risk factors for early hospital readmission for older adult patients and higher risk issues for older adult patients. The session will include helpful information about the importance of careful discharge planning and follow up in the care of hospitalized older adults

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Perioperative Evaluation - Nightmare Decisions James Lewis, MD

American College of Physicians

James Lewis, MD

102B

This lecture will teach perioperative risk assessment for a variety of chronic conditions. Topics covered will include overall risk assessment, perioperative anticoagulant and antiplatelet management, assessment and expectant management of obstructive sleep apnea, management in end-stage renal disease, and stopping and starting problematic medications. Much of the conference will be devoted to quick case vignettes with elective audience participation.

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Changes to the Death Certificate Adele Lewis, MD

Department of Health

Adele Lewis, MD

103A

This course will address physicians' responsibilities in completing death certificates, questions of medical examiner jurisdiction, and how to best compose the cause-of-death statement, not only to improve accuracy in mortality statistics, but also serve patients and their families with this final act of care.

 

 

 

Breakout Sessions

9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Understanding Opioid Law- The New Tennessee Together program Ben Simpson, JD

Tennessee Medical Association

Ben Simpson, JD

103A

This course will describe the new parameters around dispensing opioids with the enactment of Gov. Haslem’s Tennessee Together. The course will teach compliance and proper prescribing for exempt prescriptions, nonexempt prescriptions, surgical dispensing limitations and how to use the medical necessity prescription exemption. Further the course will provide an easy to understand frame work of how the law came about and what the intention of the legislature is with its passage.

9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

A New Model of Dementia Care in Assisted Living: Abe's Garden Mattie Godfrey & Chris Coelho

Tennessee Geriatric Society

Mattie Godfrey Chris Coelho

102A

This session will discuss new models to enhance the environment of care for dementia patients and will help participants understand the interaction between environment and behavior in improving the quality of life for dementia victims.

9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Update in Diabetes Management: Making Sense of the Emerging Therapies Emily Neely, MD

American College of Physicians

Emily Neely MD

102B

Options for managing patients with diabetes have expanded greatly in the past several years, with new medications coming out frequently. We will review these new treatments in detail, discussing the appropriate clinical scenario in which to use them as well as potential benefits and side effects.

General Session

11:00 a.m.

Opioid Panel and Luncheon Wesley Geminn
Marie WIlliams
John Schneider, MD, MBA
Stephanie G. Vanterpool, MD, MBA
David Reagan, MD PhD Nita Shumaker, MD (Moderator)

Tennessee Medical Association

Wesley Geminn
Marie WIlliams
John Schneider, MD, MBA
Stephanie G. Vanterpool, MD, MBA
David Reagan,MD, PhD Nita Shumaker, MD (Moderator)

106

In this session, the panel will discuss approaches to opioid prescribing and the new TN Together prescribing law implementation questions.

Breakout Sessions

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Clostridium Difficile Colitis and Antimicrobial Stewardship Christopher Trabue, MD

American College of Physicians

Christopher Trabue, MD

102B

The goal of this course is to impart the core principles of antimicrobial stewardship in relation to the epidemic of Clostridium difficile infectionand antibiotic resistance. Antimicrobial stewardship is a movement in modern medicine which aims to reduce unnecessary antimicrobial use in order to curb antimicrobial resistance and ultimately, tosalvage the miracle of antimicrobial therapy.

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Expert Opinions in Criminal Court: Competence, Insanity and Commitment Jeff Feix, MD

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Jeff Feix, MD

103A

This session will address the role of the psychiatrist in providing expert opinions to the court in criminal cases. The uneasy alliance between courts and mental health professionals will be described including expectations of an expert witness on specific questions of interest in criminal courts-competence to stand trial, the insanity defense and involuntary commitment of criminal defendants.

Breakout Sessions

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Difficult Pain Cases, Difficult Pain Decisions: A Panel Discussion
Ted Jones, PhD, CPE
John Schneider, MD
Stephanie G. Vanterpool, MD, MBA

Tennessee Pain Society


Ted Jones, PhD, CPE
John Schneider, MD
Stephanie G. Vanterpool, MD, MBA

105

In this session, attendees will hear a panel discussion on how to engage active patient participation and review the change in pain therapy and decreased use of opioids. Attendees will also hear from the panelist on ways to address and treat a patient who is not in compliance with his/her treatment agreement.

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Quality Improvement and the Medical Director Ralf Habermann, MD, CMD

Tennessee Geriatric Society

Ralf Habermann, MD, CMD

102A

What is the role of Medical Director in quality improvement in the nursing home? This session will review the principles of quality assessment and performance improvement in long-term care.

General Sessions

3:45 p.m.

TN Together: Updating Efforts and Results in Addressing the Opioid Epidemic David Reagan, MD, PhD

Department of Health

David Reagan, MD, PhD

105

The epidemic of opioid misuse and abuse has been rampant in TN for several years. As many people have worked diligently to turn the tide on abuse, the epidemic has quietly shifted and diversified, requiring healthcare to learn and adjust to new challenges and opportunities. This presentation will review the course of the epidemic, key messages from analysis of overdose deaths in 2017, current opportunities for healthcare to intervene, and how the Governor’s TN Together initiatives fit into state wide efforts to end the opioid crisis.

 

The Tennessee Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Tennessee Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.