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OU's 18th Annual Primary Care Update Set For May 5-9 in Midwest City

Monday, April 20, 2015 - Campus News -

Physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners will learn current information on a broad range of topics related to primary care at the University of Oklahoma‚Äôs 18th Annual Primary Care Update, scheduled May 5 through 9 at the Sheraton Midwest City Hotel and Reed Conference Center, 5800 Will Rogers Road, in Midwest City.  Presented as a continuing medical education program, the conference is sponsored by the OU College of Medicine and the Irwin H. Brown Office of Continuing Professional Development.  

The conference will feature a variety of topics that focus on improving patient care by closing clinical practice gaps that have been identified across the country.  Topics will include updates on congestive heart failure, diabetes, stroke management, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and inflammatory bowel disease. In addition to nationally recognized faculty from the OU College of Medicine, guest speakers will include Dr. Aimee Garcia, associate professor at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and Dr. Michael Nelson, health care consultant at the Studer Group in Pensacola, Florida.

Optional evening programs will give participants the opportunity for hands-on and skills-based education in X-ray interpretation; palliative and supportive care; joint injection techniques; and physician documentation. Additional workshops will be offered for health care professionals interested in earning basic life support and advanced cardiac life support certifications.    

For more information or for accommodations on the basis of disability, please call (405) 271-2350 or (888) 682-6348. To access the conference agenda/brochure and registration information, visit http://cme.ouhsc.edu.

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