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Primary Care Conference

Moving Forward Together in an Era of Isolation

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Conference Agenda


About the Conference

The 12th Annual Primary Care Conference features a variety of topics focusing on important issues and challenges in primary care.

Conference Agenda: (subject to change)

  • Depression - Rohini Mehta, MD
  • Substance Use Disorders Screening - Richard Amad, MD
  • Violence Prevention in Healthcare - Mike Hodges
  • The Orthopedic Physical Exam - Tracy Ray MD
  • Assessment and Treatment of Knee Pain - Kelly Ward
  • Exercise is Medicine: Back Pain - Joel Hardwick
  • Treatment of the non-ICU COVID-19 Patient - Jennifer Madeo DO
  • COVID 19 Vaccines Under Development: Where are We? - Grace Gowda, MPharm, PhD
  • Palliative Care: The Basics - Jonathan Hsu, MD
  • Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health - Tamera Callands, PhD
  • Patient Oriented Evidence the Matters: Top POEMS from 2020 to Change Your Practice - Mark Ebell, MD, MS


Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of the conference, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss evidence-based treatment options for medical conditions commonly seen in primary care relative to the knowledge and expertise of each of the inter-professional team members.
  • Identify collaborative behaviors necessary for the effective implementation of appropriate treatment options for medical conditions commonly seen in the primary care setting.
  • Describe their role in the diagnosis, management, and referral of patients with medical conditions commonly seen in the primary care setting.
  • Employ skills to foster inter-professional team work and team-based, collaborative care for patients with medical conditions commonly seen in the primary care setting.



Non-Piedmont physicians: $15 per day (separate charge for each day)
Piedmont physicians and staff: No fee
Other health care professional: No fee


CME Credit Hours

Piedmont Healthcare is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Piedmont Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

6.0 Nursing Contact Hours
Piedmont Healthcare is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the South Carolina Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

6.0 CPE for Pharmacists
This conference has been approved for 6 hours of Pharmacy CE Credits by the Georgia Society of Health System Pharmacists. The Georgia Society of Health System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.


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