Fall Symposium: Agenda

2021 Fall Symposium: Agenda

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2021

07:00 AM - 08:00 AM

Registration/Welcome

Abbvie Breakfast Symposium: Treatment Innovations for the Migraine Patient

Anna Nugent, PA

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

 

Specialty Track

High Risk and Benign Breast Disease

Michelle Khan PA-C

A talk about about evaluating women that are high risk for breast cancer and common benign breast conditions.

General Track

LDL-C Lowering with Non-Statin Therapy

Marty Mullins PA-C, CLS, FNLA

To better understand the various treatment options in lowering LDL when statins are not sufficient or appropriate

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

 

Specialty Track

Burning Need to Know: Acute Burn Care Management

Debbie Harrell, MSN, RN, NE-BC

Through current, evidence-based information, the physician assistant will discover proper acute care of the burn patient. The presentation will deliver case studies that highlight the role of the healthcare professional in the initial management of a burn patient including discussion of fluid resuscitation, intubation decisions, inhalation injuries, determining burn size, and treatment interventions. Acute burn care management of the patient with a thermal injury determines both short-term and long-term outcomes, including survivability. Vivid photographs and interactive slides complement this session.

General Track

The Price of Addiction vs PA/PT Saving Solutions in Kentucky

Holly Johnson, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT

This course will the survey the damage done by our current opioid crisis coming out of Covid as well as give you practice solutions to apply next week to help your patients decrease or taper opioid use with nonpharmacological holistic approaches used by a successful PA/ PT combination of care.

Workshop

Ultrasound Imaging Workshop Hour 1

Brandon Crum, DO

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Session/Workshop Break

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

 

Specialty Track

Device Therapy in Cardiovascular Care

Sibu P. Saha, MD, MBA

Device therapy in cardiovascular care. presentation will focus on technological advances that have changed the practice of medicine.

General Track

Contact Dermatitis in Children

Kara Mudd, MSPAS, PA-C

Diagnosis and Management of allergic contact dermatitis in children.

Workshop

Ultrasound Imaging Workshop Hour 2

Brandon Crum, DO

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

 

Specialty Track

ECMO in the Management of Covid-19 ARDS

Suresh Keshavamurthy MD, FACS, FRCS

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the management of Covid-19 ARDS; cannulation strategies, weaning and challenges

General Track

Tele-etiquette and Confidentiality: Keys to Building Patient-Provider Trust

Joneen Lowman, PH.D., CCC-SLP

Now that healthcare providers have become proficient using telehealth technologies, it is time we shift our focus to mastering the “soft” skills critical to the delivery of ethical digital services. Referred to collectively as tele-etiquette, aspects of the physical environment and nonverbal and verbal communication that promote the establishment of patient-provider trust will be modeled. Environmental variables and patient-provider behaviors with the potential of breaching confidentiality and thus stressing trust will be highlight.

Workshop

Ultrasound Imaging Workshop Hour 3

Brandon Crum, DO

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

AbbVie Lunch Symposium

01:15 PM - 02:15 PM

 

Specialty Track

Incidental Lung Nodules and it's Management

Ashish Maskey, MD Associate Professor

Incidental lung nodules are being increasingly recognized with imaging performed for a variety of reasons in Health care. How can we approach a lung nodule. Not all nodules in the lung is cancer, and when is the right time to sample a lung nodule to confirm diagnosis.

General Track

KASPER Professional Training

Jill E. Lee R.Ph.

Overview of KASPER features and associated laws to help PAs prescribe responsibly and monitor the misuse and diversion of controlled substances.

02:15 PM - 03:15 PM

 

Specialty Track

Managing Spasticity: Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment Considerations

Nicholas Elwert, DO, MS

Spasticity, a component of the upper motor neuron syndrome (UMNS), is commonly seen after an injury that occurs proximal to the alpha motor neuron such as a stroke, brain injury or spinal cord injury. In this lecture, we will initially discuss the defining characteristics of spasticity followed by appropriate assessment and evaluation of a patient with spasticity. Lastly, we will discuss treatment options available for patients with spasticity.

General Track

The Ankle: Things You Need to Know

Prof. Shane Ryan Apperley

3.9 million people present to their primary care provider with an ankle complaint each year. Despite this fact, the ankle joint is poorly understood and not well liked by most clinicians. Alongside providing a brief overview of the specialty, the presenter will give an in-depth overview of ankle fractures and sprains, including clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment.

03:15 PM - 03:30 PM

Session Break

03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

 

Specialty Track

MAT and Vulnerable Patient Populations

Cheryl McClain, MD

General Track

Motivational Interviewing: Igniting Behavior Change for Improved Health Outcomes

Lisa G. Williams, Cheryl E. Vanderford

Need help encouraging patients to engage in lifestyle changes to improve health outcomes? Join our session as we explore motivational interviewing, a technique that strengthens patient motivation and ignites behavior change!

04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

 

Specialty Track

Don't Make a Rash Decision: A Review of Complex Wound and Skin Conditions

Debbie Harrell, MSN, RN, NE-BC

Discover evidenced-based practices for the initial management of pediatric patients with complex skin conditions through current case studies of necrotizing fasciitis (also known as flesh-eating bacteria), purpura fulminans, staphylococcal scaled skin syndrome (SSSS), erythema multiform (EM), Stephens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN). This unique selection of case studies includes background information, etiology, diagnoses, treatment interventions and vivid photographs. Appropriate assessment and treatment of acute onset exfoliating and necrotizing diseases can reduce permanent scarring, save a child’s limb(s) or even his/her life.

General Track

UK PA Academic Residency Program: Challenges and Opportunities!

David Fahringer, MSPHS, PA-C Emeritus, Emeritus, Sibu Saha, MD, MBA, Chief Transition to Practice & Advanced Training Program

A description of University of Kentucky PA Academic Residency Programs, challenges we faced, organization structure, regulatorily requirements, curriculum development, networking, and financial support for the program. The five areas of medicine that we have developed residency in are: Acute Care Surgery/Trauma, Critical Care, Hospital Medicine, General Surgery and Neurology.

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Exhibitor Move-in

06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

KAPA Board of Directors Meeting

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2021

07:00 AM - 08:00 AM

Registration/Breakfast

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Pediatric Obesity

Erin Chalmers, DMSc, MSPAS, PA-C

Overview of diagnosis, management, and prevention of pediatric obesity.


Student Ultrasound Workshop 1

Joshua Shepherd

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Granny's Medicine Cupboard: Overview of Common Botanicals and Supplements

Mary Beth Babos BSPharm, PharmD, MS, MS, BCPS

This session aims to support shared-decision making in patient care through review of potential benefits and harms of dietary supplements that are commonly used in the United States and through discussion of barriers that hinder communication between patients and providers regarding supplement use.


Student Ultrasound Workshop 2

Joshua Shepherd

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Break/Exhibits

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Suicide Risk Assessment

Cheryl Vanderford, MSPAS, PA-C

&lquote;Ahhh...that’s for mental health. I work in (fill in the blank).&rquote; Have you heard these words before in relation to conducting a suicide risk assessment? In this session, we’ll explore the significance of screening for suicidal ideation in any patient setting, examine the components of a thorough suicide risk assessment, and commit to making a change in our practice. It can save lives!


Student EKG Workshop

Casey Johnson

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Overdose Awareness, Recognition, and Response Training

Kristen Blankenbecler, PharmD

Building on the training provided to patients by pharmacists when naloxone is dispensed, this presentation examines both opioids and naloxone and describes how naloxone is used to reverse an opioid overdose. It discusses how to recognize risk for an opioid overdose and steps that can be taken to reduce that risk. It describes how to recognize an overdose and respond in a manner that can be easily shared with patients. Naloxone should be prescribed to any patient on an opioid medication and this presentation is the first step for those interested in doing so.


Student Session 4

Speaker TBD

12:15 PM - 01:15 PM

Lunch/Exhibits

01:15 PM - 02:15 PM

KAPA Member Meeting

02:15 PM - 03:15 PM

Safe Prescribing of Controlled Substances

Kristen Blankenbecler, PharmD

A review of safe prescribing of controlled substances including a review of common medications, how to mitigate risks, how to identify patients with or at risk of developing a substance use disorder, and how to manage a substance use disorder once diagnosed.

03:15 PM - 03:30 PM

Break/Exhibits

03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Advances in HIV Pharmacotherapy

Frank Romanelli, Pharm.D., MPH, FAPhA, BCPS, AAHIVP

This session will review recent advances in the management of HIV and AIDS. New drug classes and corresponding mechanisms of actions will be reviewed. Participants will learn about pre-exposure prophylaxis, long-acting antiretroviral agents, and the potential use of dual drug regimens to manage HIV.


Challenge Bowl Hour 1

04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

Reducing Stigma: The Past, Present and Future of Recovery

Michelle Lofwall, MD

This session will review the history of recovery and treatment for substance use disorder in the United States as well as the current understanding of addiction and best practices. We will review research on the effect of treatment on mortality, consider common myths about substance use and treatment, and discuss use of a chronic versus acute model of illness. The future of treatment, remission and recovery will also be covered, and there will be ample time for discussion.


Challenge Bowl Hour 2

06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

Exhibitor Move Out

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2021

07:00 AM - 08:00 AM

Workshop Registration

08:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Incision and Drainage Workshop

\n <\/td>\n <\/tr>\n\n\n\n

General Track<\/span><\/p>\n <\/td>\n

\n

Motivational Interviewing: Igniting Behavior Change for Improved Health Outcomes<\/p>\n

Lisa G. Williams, Cheryl E. Vanderford<\/p>\n

\n

Need help encouraging patients to engage in lifestyle changes to improve health outcomes? Join our session as we explore motivational interviewing, a technique that strengthens patient motivation and ignites behavior change!<\/p>\n <\/div>\n <\/td>\n <\/tr>\n\n

\n\n

04:30 PM - 05:30 PM<\/strong><\/p>\n <\/td>\n

\n

 <\/p>\n <\/td>\n <\/tr>\n\n

\n\n

Specialty Track<\/span><\/p>\n <\/td>\n

\n

Don't Make a Rash Decision: A Review of Complex Wound and Skin Conditions<\/p>\n

Debbie Harrell, MSN, RN, NE-BC<\/p>\n

\n

Discover evidenced-based practices for the initial management of pediatric patients with complex skin conditions through current case studies of necrotizing fasciitis (also known as flesh-eating bacteria), purpura fulminans, staphylococcal scaled skin syndrome (SSSS), erythema multiform (EM), Stephens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN). This unique selection of case studies includes background information, etiology, diagnoses, treatment interventions and vivid photographs. Appropriate assessment and treatment of acute onset exfoliating and necrotizing diseases can reduce permanent scarring, save a child\u2019s limb(s) or even his\/her life.<\/p>\n <\/div>\n <\/td>\n <\/tr>\n\n

\n\n

General Track<\/span><\/p>\n <\/td>\n

\n

UK PA Academic Residency Program: Challenges and Opportunities!<\/p>\n

David Fahringer, MSPHS, PA-C Emeritus, Emeritus, Sibu Saha, MD, MBA, Chief Transition to Practice & Advanced Training Program<\/p>\n

\n

A description of University of Kentucky PA Academic Residency Programs, challenges we faced, organization structure, regulatorily requirements, curriculum development, networking, and financial support for the program. The five areas of medicine that we have developed residency in are: Acute Care Surgery\/Trauma, Critical Care, Hospital Medicine, General Surgery and Neurology.<\/p>\n <\/div>\n <\/td>\n <\/tr>\n\n

\n\n

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM<\/strong><\/p>\n <\/td>\n

\n

Exhibitor Move-in<\/p>\n <\/td>\n <\/tr>\n\n

\n\n

06:30 PM - 08:30 PM<\/strong><\/p>\n <\/td>\n

\n

KAPA Board of Directors Meeting<\/p>\n <\/td>\n <\/tr>\n\n <\/tbody>\n<\/table>"}},{"name":"FRIDAY","type":"text","props":{"margin":"default","column_breakpoint":"m","content":"

Kentucky Academy of Physician Assistants
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 205, Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 859-977-7452

Sign in to your account