2019 Wyoming Medical Society Annual Meeting
The goal of this conference is to provide physicians and PAs with important clinical updates and innovative strategies in topics relating to the delivery of health care in the state of Wyoming. Attendees will have an opportunity to share best practices and learn from practitioners who are recognized both nationally and locally for their contributions to medicine, helping them further optimize patient care in their individual practices. Learners will spend three days of critical thinking, engaging dialogue, networking and learning.
This activity is provided by OptumHealth Education and Wyoming Medical Society.
This activity is supported by WYhealth Program, Optum.
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This activity is designed for attendees of the 2019 Wyoming Medical Society Annual Meeting.
At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Outline new laws guiding the prescribing of controlled substances in the state and discuss best practices for managing patients struggling with substance abuse and/or addiction.
- Discuss the potential benefits and pitfalls of blockchain technology and other future encryption methodologies for health care data management.
- Identify strategies for mitigating against liability risk in delivering care via telemedicine technologies.
- Recognize the value in prioritizing self-care and wellness in an effort to avoid burnout and be at one’s personal best in order to provide the highest-quality care to others.
- Discuss best practices and the latest updates in clinical diagnosis and treatments.
Dean Bartholomew, MD, FAAFP
Kevin Bohnenblust, JD
Lesley Brooks, MD
James Bush, MD
Tracie Caller, MD, MPH
Andrew Davidoff, MD
Lisa Finkelstein, DO, FACOS
Michael Goldfarb, MD
James Hutchison, PA-C
Faith Jones, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Anne Lambert Wagner, MD, FACS
Temekia “Nikki” Land, MHA, CPHRM, RPLU
Karie Minaga-Miya, RN, JD, MS, CPHRM
Scott Morey, PA-C, MPAS
Scott Ortiz, JD
Mike Sellers, MSN, RN
Betsy Spomer, MD
David Wheeler, MD, PhD, FAAN, FAES
Daniel White, MD
Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP
Wyoming Medical Society
Sarah Chart, RN
Rebecca Gleason, RN, CCM
Wyoming Medical Society
Disclosures of Relevant Financial Relationships
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial SupportSM, OptumHealth Education requires all those in the control of activity content to disclose their relevant financial relationships. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if such person (or his/her spouse/partner) has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services relate to the activity content.
OptumHealth Education ensures that the content is independent of commercial bias.
Ms. Chart and Ms. Gleason have indicated that they are employees of and own stock in UnitedHealth Group.
Dr. Davidoff has indicated that he receives financial support from UniQure and/or BioMarin.
Faith Jones has indicated that she is an employee of HealthTechS3.
Dr. Goldfarb has indicated that he received grant/research support from Regeneron.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by OptumHealth Education and Wyoming Medical Society. OptumHealth Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the health care team.
Credit designation statements
OptumHealth Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
AAPC will honor 1-for-1 CEUs for any live event offering CME credit or AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. A certificate of attendance or completion is necessary to show participation. The certificate will give the total CMEs possible for the offering. Physicians are advised to claim only the actual hours that they were present during the education. We ask that AAPC-certified members abide by this request also. One hour of instruction is worth 1 CEU.
A certificate of attendance will be provided to learners upon completion of activity requirements, enabling participants to register with licensing boards or associations that have not been preapproved for credits. To apply for credit types not listed above, participants should use the procedure established by the specific organization from which they wish to obtain credit.
- 12.00 AMA
- 12.00 Attendance
These materials are intended ONLY for those that attended the live conference May 31–June 1, 2019 in Moran, WY.
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