Utah Academy of Physician Assistants

31st Annual John Allen Memorial Conference

Dixie Convention Center
1835 South Convention Center Drive
St. George, UT 84790

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 4:45pm MT - Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 4:00pm MT

1835 South Convention Center Drive, St. George, UT 84790

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Speaker(s)

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Credits Offered

This event offers 25.0 CME credits to attendees (7.0 Pharmacology credits) .
Accredited by AAPA and AANP.


Additional Information

Presented by the Utah Academy of Physician Assistants

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Register now!  and join us on October 28-31, 2020 at the Dixie Convention Center. The Dixie Center is located at 1835 Convention Center Dr, St. George, UT 84790

Hilton Garden Inn
(Adjacent to Convention Center)
Select the link below to receive the conference discount ($169/night) or contact the hotel directly at 435-634-4100 and ask for the John Allen Memorial Conference rate, while supplies last.
Book your room at Hilton Garden Inn

Hyatt Place
Hyatt Place $229/night, 1819 South 120 East, St. George, Utah, United States, 84790, (435) 656-8686
Book your room at Hyatt Place

Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn $199/night, 1808 South, Crosby Way, St. George, UT 84790, (435) 628-8007
Book your room at Holiday Inn

For information on other hotel/lodging possibilities, visit, Other Hotels

ACCREDITATION
AAPA
This program is approved for CME credit. PAs may claim a maximum of 25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
AANP
This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Continuing Nursing Education Group, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This events aims to offer informative, current, and relevant information for Advanced Practice Clinicians devised to stimulate thinking through didactic lectures, lively debate, complex case studies and engaging workshops.


Invited faculty will present cutting-edge information on the diagnosis, management and treatment of common conditions, diseases, and problems.

Education Conference Planning Committee Members

Amanda Moloney-Johns, MPAS, PA-C
Brad Pace, PA-C
Dan Crouse, MPAS, PA-C
David Gamble, FNP-C
Jacke Corbett, FNP-BC, DNP
Jacqueline Murray, MPAS, PA-C
Jerry Putnam, RN, MS, CDE
Jonathan Baird, MPAS, PA-C, ATC
Justin Brinkerhoff, PA-C
Kelsey Gleason MPAS, PA-C  (Committee Chair)
Mark Boyer, NP
Tom Bean, PA-C
Vicki Berger, PA-C

Who Should Attend?

This education conference is primarily for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, though other medical professionals interested in an update on hot topics and information related to the daily needs of Advanced Practice Clinicians, Allied Health Clinicians, and students may find the information presented, relevant and useful to their current or future medical practice.

Event Agenda

31st Annual John Allen Memorial Conference

Event Agenda

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 4:45pm MT - Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 4:00pm MT

All times listed in Mountain Time (US & Canada).
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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

  • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Registration

    Pickup your name badge and conference syllabus. Registration will continue tomorrow morning and throughout the conference.

  • 4:45pm - 5:00pm

    Welcome

    One of our planning committee members will welcome conference participants to the 31st Annual John Allen Memorial Conference and provide helpful information about the contents of the syllabus.

  • 5:00pm - 5:30pm

    Approach to Acute vs. Chronic Pain

    Travis Layne, PA-C
    0.5 CE Credits

  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Assessing Patients for Treatment with ER/LA Opioid Analgesic Therapy

    Jonathan Baird, MPAS, PA-C, ATC
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Counseling Patients & Caregivers about the Safe Use of ER/LA Opioid Analgesic

    Jennifer Johnson, MPAS, PA-C
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 7:30pm - 8:00pm

    Initiating Therapy, Modifying Dosing, & Discontinuing Use of ER/LA Opioid Analgesics

    Travis Layne, PA-C
    0.5 CE Credits

  • 8:00pm - 9:00pm

    Managing Therapy with ER/LA Opioid Analgesics & General Drug Information for ER/LA Opioid Analgesic Products

    Marie Pittman, MPAS, PA-C
    1.0 CE Credit

Thursday, October 29, 2020

  • 7:00am - 3:00pm

    Registration

  • 7:15am - 7:30am

    Welcome

  • 7:30am - 8:30am

    Total Joint Rehabilitation

    Jonathan Droubay, DPT
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 8:30am - 9:15am

    Non CME Breakfast Talk, Sponsored by Abbott

    Speaker TBD

  • 9:15am - 10:15am

    Update on the Treatment of Actinic Keratosis

    Mark Hyde, PhD, PA-C
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 10:15am - 10:45am

    Break with Exhibitors

  • 10:45am - 11:45am

    Everything New in Diabetes

    Thomas Clark, MD
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 11:45am - 12:45pm

    ER

    Rob Foster, MD
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 12:45pm - 2:15pm

    Lunch, UAPA Awards & Business Meeting

  • 2:15pm - 3:15pm

    Poster Session

    1.0 CE Credit

  • 3:15pm - 3:30pm

    Break with Exhibitors

  • 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Narcolepsy, or Sleep Apnea, or REM Behavior Disorders, or Insomnia or any sleep questions

    Kirk Watkins, MD
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Ophthalmology

    Nicholas Behunin, MD
    1.0 CE Credit

Friday, October 30, 2020

  • 7:30am - 8:30am

    Adolescent Scoliosis

    Mark Mills, PT
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 8:30am - 9:30am

    Hormone Therapy

    Ellen Margles, CNM, NCMP, MSN
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 9:30am - 10:30am

    Surviving a Medical Deposition (keynote)

    Randy Danielson, PhD, PA-C, DFAAPA
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 10:30am - 11:30am

    Non-CME Speaker and Brunch

    Non-CME Brunch (sponsored by Boehringer-Ingelheim)

  • 11:30am - 11:45am

    Break with Exhibitors

  • 11:45am - 12:45pm

    Bipolar Disorder and Associated Differential Diagnosis

    Pam Gurell, APRN
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 12:45pm - 1:00pm

    Break with Exhibitors

  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    PCOS

    Hansel Rayner, PA-C
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Carpal Tunnel, Emerging Techniques

    Michael Nelson, DHSc, MPAS, PA-C​
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 3:00pm - 3:15pm

    Break with Exhibitors

  • 3:15pm - 4:15pm

    Coronary Calcium Assessment​

    Viet Le, MPAS, PA-C
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 4:15pm - 5:15pm

    Motivational Interviewing

    Tim McCreary​ DMSc, PA-C
    1.0 CE Credit

Saturday, October 31, 2020

  • 7:30am - 8:30am

    Bronchiolitis: Breathe Baby Breathe

    Melanie Murphy, PA-C
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 8:30am - 9:30am

    Clinical Significance of Stress

    Eric Johnson, PA-C
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 9:30am - 10:30am

    Vascular Anatomy, Disease and Intervention

    JoDee Winter, PA-C
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 10:30am - 11:30am

    Non CME Brunch (sponsored by Johnson & Johnson, Ivokana

    David Gamble, FNP

    "INVOKANA. The first therapy in ~20 years to Treat Diabetic Kidney Nephropayju in Patients with T2D" presented by Jansson Pharmaceuticals

  • 11:30am - 12:30pm

    Headache Red Flags

    Bryan Nelson, MMS, PA-C
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 12:30pm - 12:45pm

    Break

  • 12:45pm - 1:45pm

    Utah Medical Cannabis Act

    Steve Ipsen, MSN, RN
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 1:45pm - 2:45pm

    Exercise is Medicine

    Tyler Sommer, MPAS, PA-C
    1.0 CE Credit

Exhibit


Thank you for your past participation as an Exhibitor or for your interest in the 31st Annual John M. Allen Memorial conference.


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