CME: Hormones and Beyond Symposium

20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM, 20 Nursing Contact Hours (20 Pharmacologic Hours), 20 Contact Hours Pharmacy Credit *(knowledge based)

September 25‐27, 2020

The Grand America Hotel – Salt Lake City, UT + Live Stream

Claim Credit Instructions

To complete the course Post Test Evaluation and receive your Certificate of Credit, go to FCMcme.org and at the top click on “claim credit” choice and follow the instructions provided.

For “new users” you will need to click on “new user” and create a login and password. When you have registered onto the site click on the “claim credit” prompt and enter the course code below.

Enter the program Course Code HBS92520P1Z (where indicated).

Now click on the “Take Exam” link which is displayed directly across from the program title. Click the link and follow the prompts.

Return users will be directed to your FCM “User Record” page where a “Take Exam” link will be displayed directly across from the program title. Click the link and follow the prompts. If you do not see the specific course exam you are looking for click on Claim Credit and enter the appropriate Course Code.

Upon successful completion of the online Post Examination and Evaluation Form you will be directed to your FCM User Record page where you may Print/View your Statement of Credit (certificate). Certificate links become a permanent part of you FCMcme.org user record. You may return anytime in the future to the FCMcme.org website to Print/View previously claimed credits.

*All Pharmacists in attendance must provide their NABP ePID number and DOB. All continuing educational activities must be submitted to the ACPE within 60 days of the participation date.

Disclosure Statements

Speaker Faculty:

Neal Rouzier, MD is a speaker for Evexias.
Marlyn Diaz, BSc, has no relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Jim Eischen, JD, is the Owner/Founder of Lofty Learning.
Almog Gal, MD, has no relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Clifford Gluck, MD, FCAS, has no relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Herman Pang, MD F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C., has no relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose. Anthony G. Jay, Ph.D., is the Owner/Founder of AJ Consulting Company.

Planning Committee:

Neal Rouzier, MD, Content Expert, is a guest speaker for Evexias. Mary Corry, MSN, Ed., Lead Nurse Planner, has no relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose. Hali O’Mallley, RPh, has no relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of the Foundation for Care Management (FCM) to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. FCM requires everyone in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any financial conflicts of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity and having occurred within the last 12 months. A Financial relationship are those relationships in which the individual benefits by receiving a salary, royalty, intellectual property rights, consulting fee, honoraria for promotional speakers bureau, has ownership interest or other financial benefit. The faculty must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with commercial interests whose products or devices may be mentioned. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by FCM for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the material or used as the basis for content and appropriateness of patient care. “A commercial interest is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients”.

Course Description: 

This activity is designed and planned with the healthcare team in mind in terms of content/topics that cross all types of practitioners including physicians, nurses, PA’s naturopaths, pharmacists, nutritionists and dietitians It is our intent to explore whole person care by looking at topics that effect the whole person. Attendees come from a variety of backgrounds but vested in improving outcomes for patients. Our mix of speakers include MD, PHd, and dietitians to provide a variety of backgrounds to best assist the group in patient care. Pharmacists are included as many compounders provide feedback and information on a more personalized approach to customizing medications for patients. This collaborative approach explores what is best for patient care.
This group of providers that attend this event are focused and lifestyle and preventive measures to common chronic disease that effect patient health for our 21st century needs. Most of these providers practice hormone replacement, diet, nutrition, exercise in various ways to help patients look and feel better.

Objectives:
Upon completion of this workshop, the healthcare professional will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the literature that pertains to hormones and increased cancer risk. (NR)
  2. Distinguish the 4 subtypes of breast cancer and how to treat each type. (NR)
  3. Explain and identify the use of PSA and explore advances in PSA testing, radiologic assessment and the role of genetics in PC diagnosis and evaluation. (CG)
  4. Interpret the literature on mechanisms of prostate cancer development and reducing the risk, in addition to, how to document when treating prostate cancer survivors. (NR)
  5. Examine the impact of HIFU on the treatment trajectory surrounding prostate cancer and how it is used as a non-invasive therapy for PC, maintaining an excellent rate of cure with minimal side effects. (CG)
  6. Discuss how specific endocrine disrupting chemicals contribute to pervasive modern health issues and how to reverse the health impacts of them (EDC).  (Dr. J)
  7. Identify unique genetic SNP variants, the cutting-edge science of epigenetics, and optimized lab values, in addition to, endocrine-related health solutions. (Dr. J)
  8. Investigate different xenoestrogens and how they can be avoided, and consumer tested. (Dr. J)
  9. Recall new ways to help your patients support their gut health, detoxification, estrogen metabolism, weight loss, blood sugar balance and better breast health. (MD)
  10. Evaluate the studies that show decreased Thyroid Hormones levels by association and causation. (AG)
  11. Differentiate the normal thyroid physiology and HPA excess and how EDC’s effect this normal access.  (AG)
  12. Examine the literature on the benefits of melatonin in reversing, metabolic dysfunction, inflammation, cancer treatment, cancer prevention and improved effect on the AMP-K pathway.(NR)
  13. Identify legal compliance challenges and solutions.  (JE)

Learning outcome: Physicians and healthcare practitioners will be able to identify and treat patients who are suffering from endocrine disrupting compounds and adjunct practitioners will educate these patients on environmental hazards and how to manage their treatments for better patient outcomes. Pharmacists will be informed about physician rational for treating cancer patients and how hormones can be an important aspect of improving the patient’s outcomes and quality of life.

Accreditation Statements

AMA PRA Category 1 Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Foundation for Care Management (FCM) and Worldlink Medical. The Foundation for Care Management is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

FCM designates this educational activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this
activity.

The ACCME defines a “Commercial Interest” as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.

Nursing Statement

Foundation for Care Management is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Pharmacy Statement

The Foundation for Care Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Program # 0347-9999-20-011-L01-P Objectives appropriate for pharmacists. This activity is 20 Contact Hours Pharmacy Credit. *This CME is Knowledge Based (K). Initial release September 25, 2020

The Foundation for Care Management cannot provide a statement of credit unless an evaluation form has been filled out online. Please go to www.fcmcme.org to access the evaluation form.