Heartland Annual Meeting

Heartland Chapter of AACE 5th Annual Meeting

Friday, August 22, 2014

1:00-5:00pm Socioeconomics Course - "ICD10 coding" †
(Separate Registration Fee Applies, See "Register" Tab for More Information) - Cancelled
7:00pm Dinner Program at Crave Restaurant
(CME Activity, Attendance Restricted to Medical Professionals)
7:30-8:30pm Diagnosis and Management of Diabetes after Transplant
Vijay Shivaswamy, MBBS, MS
  1. Diagnose post-transplant diabetes mellitus (PTDM) using consensus guidelines
  2. Know long-term consequences of PTDM
  3. Understand how management of diabetes is different for transplant than non-transplant settings

† Separate CME Activity

Saturday, August 23, 2014

7:00-8:15am Registration & Breakfast
8:15-8:30am Welcome and Pre Program Assessment
8:15-8:30am Pre Program Assessment
  1. After participating in a pre-meeting assessment tool, attendees will be able to recognize areas of potential shortcoming and strive to improve knowledge and consequential healthcare practices.
8:30-9:30am Hormonal Therapy for Post-Menopausal Women - New Perspectives
John Christopher Gallagher, MD
  1. Review history of hormonal therapy
  2. Review Women's Health Initiative study and its impact on practitioners
  3. Describe the latest advances in Hormonal therapy
9:30-10:30am Hyperparathyroidism: When not to do surgery
Rajib Bhattacharya, MD, FACE
  1. Reviewing the indication for surgical resection in individuals with hyperparathyroidism
  2. Reviewing current guidelines for the management of asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism
  3. Discussing new imaging techniques for localization of tumor
10:30-11:00am Break
11:00-12:00pm The Link Between Diabetes and Depression
Richard Hellman, MD, FACP, FACE
  1. Delineate the major bidirectional interactions between diabetes and depression
  2. Describe atypical ways in which depression may present in a diabetic patient
  3. List several strategies to use to improve glycemic control when a patient with diabetes has depression
12:00-1:00pm Diabetes Insipidus: Advances in diagnosis and management
Gary Robertson, MD
  1. Differentiate between the 4 major types of diabetes insipidus
  2. Recognize, diagnose and manage the familial forms of diabetes insipidus
  3. Prescribe the most effective and safest treatment for each type of diabetes insipidus
1:00-2:00pm Lunch
2:00-3:00pm Endocrinological Approach to Transsexualism
Jill Jacobson, MD
  1. Recognize the overlap between Intersex conditions and transsexualism.
  2. Realize the role of the endocrinologist in the care of transsexuals.
  3. Recognize potential biologic bases for transsexualism.
3:00-4:00pm Diabetic Foot Care
Stewart Albert, MD
  1. To recognize the pathogenesis of diabetic foot complications
  2. To review methods for prevention of diabetic foot complications
  3. To review methods of treatment of diabetic foot ulcers
4:00-5:00pm Pheochromocytoma
Karel Pacak, MD, PhD, DSc
  1. Learn about clinical presentations of pheochromocytomas
  2. Learn about newest diagnostic approaches to pheochromocytoma
  3. Educate about imaging approaches to pheochromocytoma
5:00-5:45pm Reception

Saturday, August 23, 2014

6:30pm Family Activity: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium
Enjoy dinner in the "Desert Dome" and visit three deserts in one night without leaving Omaha. Star gaze under the world's largest glazed geodesic dome and wander through the world's largest indoor desert. But that is not all, guests are also able to tour the world's largest indoor nocturnal exhibit and discover the mysteries and animals of the darkness. Includes Dinner and Admission to "Dessert Dome"

Adults- $30 Children (12 and under) $10

Sunday, August 24, 2014

8:00-9:00am Vitamin D and Health - A Changing Paradigm
Robert Recker, MD, FACP, FACE
  1. Describe the history of vitamin D physiology
  2. Define vitamin D sufficiency
  3. Describe problems in nutritional research and their impact on Vitamin D research
9:00-10:15am Brunch
10:15-10:30am Business Meeting
10:30-11:30am Testosterone and Cardiovascular Disease: What do I do now?
Alvin M Matsumoto, MD, FACP
  1. To critique existing evidence relating endogenous testosterone levels and cardiovascular (CV) events and mortality
  2. To appraise current evidence relating testosterone administration and CV events and mortality
  3. To develop a rationale clinical approach to testosterone treatment of hypogonadal men with CV disease
11:30-12:30pm Lipid Management for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Satish Kenchaiah, MD, MPH
  1. To examine the rationale of new ACC/AHA guidelines to lower blood cholesterol levels for primary and secondary prevention ofcardiovascular disease.
  2. To interpret the clinical practice changes and public health implications of the new ACC/AHA guidelines to lower blood cholesterol.
  3. To identify critical questions for future research in lipid management to reduce cardiovascular risk.
12:30-12:45pm Post-program Assessment
  1. Attendees will be able to measure learning that occurred that will enable the use of new healthcare techniques and practices and to review or confirm existing care modalities.

Sripriya (Priya) Raman, MD; Program Chair
Monica Agarwal, MD, FACE
*Rajib Bhattacharya, MD, FACE
Laura J. Chalmers, MD
*Richard Hellman, MD, FACP, FACE
Kathryn Jackson, DO
Alan Silverberg, MD, FACP, FACE
Valentina Tarasova, MD
Timothy Owen Wahl, MD, FACP

(*indicates both a member of the Program Committee and faculty.)

August 22-24, 2014

Hilton Omaha
1001 Cass St,
Omaha, NE 68102

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Endocrinologists, pediatric endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons and other allied health professionals with an interest in endocrine diseases in the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma.

Corporate supporters will be listed in the program syllabus.

Hilton Omaha
Group rate $109/ night single or double occupancy
For reservations:
By phone: 402-998-4275
Online: http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/O/OMACVHH-HCA-20140822/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
Group code: HCA
Cut-off date: August 1, 2014

The material presented during the Heartland Chapter of AACE annual meeting is being made available by the Heartland Chapter of AACE for educational purposes only, and does not necessarily represent the only or best method or procedure appropriate for the medical situations discussed. The opinions and views expressed represent the opinions of the presenters and not necessarily those of the Heartland Chapter of AACE, AACE, or its governing body. Therefore, the Heartland Chapter of AACE and AACE disclaim any and all liability for injury or other damages resulting to an individual attending this meeting or to any third party for claims based upon the use of techniques and/or products presented by any party at this meeting.

Cancellations received at least two weeks in advance of scheduled activity will be refunded less a 10% processing fee, with a minimum fee of $10.  Cancelations received after this date will not be refunded except in extenuating circumstances in which case a request must be made in writing and reviewed by the Chapter President.

Socioeconomic Course- Cancelled
ICD10 and Evaluation and Management Coding and Documentation for Endocrinology” AACE is offering condensed four hour workshop from 1pm-5pm on Friday, August 22, 2014 to assist members and their staff with transition to ICD10-CM, which is now scheduled to go into effect next year. Participants refresh their basic and endocrine specific coding guidelines, discuss revised approaches to more detailed documentation in their E/M notes and gain an understanding of how complete and concise documentation aids in codes reported at the highest level of specificity. Office staff are invited and encouraged to attend this session.

Please call 904-353-7878 or email endcoding@aace.com if you have any questions.

Registration Fee

Early Late (After July 20th)
AACE Member $100 $135 Register
Non-AACE Member $150 $185 Register
Non-Physicians $75 $110 Register
*Fellow, Residents and Medical Students Complimentary Complimentary Register
*Must be a member of AACE. AACE Membership is complimentary for fellows, residents and medical students. For information on joining AACE, please go to www.aace.com/join.


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