After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
- Discuss the effects of stress (incl. telomeres), and causes of burnout, define “extreme self-care” & benefits of being a healthy role model/ healthy patient.
- Explain how healthy habits/lifestyle can improve competency, quality of care, patient safety, patient behaviors/outcomes, and clinician/Pt quality of life.
- Describe strategies for lifelong prevention of stress effects and burnout (for you/ your patients).
- Discuss how to break unhealthy habits and start healthy habits, including habit stacking (for you/ your patients).
- Discuss the detailed history and neuromuscular exam and use this information to formulate an appropriate differential diagnosis.
- Discuss how Central Nervous System and Peripheral Nervous System problems present and how to differentiate them.
- Recognize signs and symptoms of cervical myelopathy.
- Examine the etiology of diagnostic errors.
- Describe the scope of diagnostic error issues specific to advance practice providers.
- Explore strategies that are useful to decrease diagnostic errors in practice.
- List the questions made by examining the history of advanced care and advanced care planning.
- Review data surrounding CPR survival rates to assist in providing guidance during code status discussions.
- Describe strategies for improving discussions about code status.
- Describe indications for minimally invasive structural heart disease interventions.
- Identify patients eligible for structural heart disease research trials at Baystate.
- Participate in care for patients before and after structural heart disease interventions.
- Identify the four categories of circulatory shock and how they are distinguished.
- Define concepts of circulatory control, oxygen transport, and oxygen supply and demand.
- Review therapy, including fluid resuscitation and the use of pressors and inotropes
- Recognize harm reduction as a new approach to substance use disorder (SUD)
- Identify signs and symptoms of SUD
- Enhance comfort with prescribing the lifesaving medications buprenorphine-naloxone for SUD.
- Describe aneurysms, risk factors for development, and anatomic classification.
- Define and understand aneurysm diameter and understand surveillance protocols.
- Explore aortic aneurysm surgical treatment modalities
- Review the hypothesized pathophysiology of depression
- Compare and contrast select antidepressant medications and their pharmacology
- Discuss the applications of antidepressant pharmacotherapy pearls to a series of patient scenarios
- Understand diagnostic workup of anemia in adults
- Review causes and diagnosis of iron deficiency anemia
- Define Treatment of Iron deficiency anemia in Adults
- Access relevant information to support patient care and research, whether working onsite or remotely.
- Describe the content and purpose of several library resources.
- Discuss construct search alerts and journal alerts to keep current on the latest literature in the field.
- Discuss the concept of an Accountable Care Organization and how it relates to Value-Based Care.
- Describe the “Triple Aim” as the underpinning of Value-Based Care
- Explain the concepts of Value-Based Care are applied in clinical practice
- Describe the common differential diagnoses for irritability in children.
- Discuss the difference between episodic and chronic irritability
- Discuss the first-line treatments for different conditions presenting with irritability.
Mimi Secor, DNP FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
National Speaker, Educator, Award Winning Author, Health Coach
Senior Faculty, Advanced Practice Education Associate (APEA)
Barry Rodstein, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Medical Director, Informatics
Department of Neurology at UMMS-Baystate
Doug Salvador MD, MPH
SVP & Chief Quality Officer, Baystate Health
Chief Medical Officer, Baystate Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate
Yael Tarshish, MD
Medical Director of Palliative Care, UMass Chan-Baystate
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
Andrew Goldsweig, MD, MS, FACC, FSCAI, FSVM, RPVI
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Director, Cardiovascular Clinical Research
Baystate Medical Center
Thomas L. Higgins MD, MBA, MACP, MCCM
Intensive Care Physician
Interim Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology
University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School - Baystate
Lauren Meade MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine, UMASS Chan
High Street Health Center - Baystate Health
Hazel Marecki, MD
Baystate Medical Center
Christopher Merrick, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Geriatrics
Baystate Medical Center
Department of Acute Care Pharmacy Services
Chandravathi Loke, MD, MBBS
Program Director - Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
Assistant Professor of Medicine
UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
Bridget Gunn, MSLS, MS, AHIP
Information & Knowledge Services Librarian
Paul Pirraglia, MD, MPH
Chief General Medicine & Community Health
Othman M. Mohammad, MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
UMASS Medical School-Baystate
Baystate Medical Center
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. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.
None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 contact hour(s). Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team and learners will receive 8.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.
- 8.00 AAPA Category 1 CME creditBaystate Health has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 8.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PA’s should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
- 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 8.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 8.00 IPCE Credit Hour(s)