Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Review 7 day admit data thus far and how it is helping.
2. Understand that untreated thiamine deficiency can lead to Wernicke's Syndrome and needs immediate treatment.
3. Consider thiamine deficiency not in just alcohol use disorder but also malnutrition and weight loss surgery.
4. Review most recent guidelines for hypertension management.
5. Discuss limited role of IV anti-hypertensives in the management of hospitalized patients.

Faculty

Christine Bryson, DO
Medical Director, Teaching Services Hospital Medicine Program
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Baystate Medical Center 

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

                                                                             

Session date: 
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA 01199
United States

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