Clinical Communities Speaker Series: Review of Current Trends and Best Practices in Primary Care 28-MAY-2020
The topics covered offer Continuing Education (CE)/Continuing Medical Education (CME) accredited content to all health care providers and support the full range of military operations in order to sustain the health of all those entrusted to DHA’s medical care. The event will:
- Instruct health care providers on successful implementation of relevant evidence-based and best practice strategies for the health care team.
- Demonstrate how learning new skills will improve overall readiness, health outcomes, and possibly reduce unnecessary costs.
- Engage learners in specific training and case vignettes for the application of acquired skills in instilling the importance of applying improvements in the collaborative team approach, which results in positively impacting patient care.
This event will highlight current evidence-based practices, recommendations, initiatives and ethical considerations related to primary care. The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office has identified subject matter experts in ethics, research, academia and patient care from George Washington University, the Defense Health Agency, Veterans Affairs, and Federal Emergency Management Agency. Three presenters were also identified due to published research within the Federal Practitioner: A Peer-Reviewed Journal for Health Care Professionals of the VA, DoD, and PHS (Department of Defense, and Public Health Services). The educational intent of this event is to improve the practice, skills, and knowledge of health care providers across the Military Health System (MHS).
This CE/CME activity is provided through DHA, J-7, CEPO and is approved for a maximum total of 6 CE/CME credits
The primary focus of this event aims to enhance the quality of patient outcomes and population health by providing advanced continuing education opportunities to improve the practice, skills, and knowledge of health care providers across the Military Health System (MHS).
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Optometrists, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Technicians, Social Workers, Psychologists, Counselors, Occupational Therapists, Kinesiotherapists, Healthcare Executives, and other health care professionals who support/ care for U.S. active-duty service members, reservists, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, National Guardsmen, military veterans and their families.
Program Agenda Time 0810 - 1615 Eastern Time
Educational Objectives (If applicable)
Lolita O’Donnell, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N.
Division Chief, Leadership, Education, Analysis, Development, Sustainment (LEADS),
Academic Superintendent and Director Continuing Education Program Office,
J-7 Education and Training Directorate, Defense Health Agency (DHA)
Silver Spring, Md.
Navy Lt. Cdr. Joseph Happel, M.D.
Deputy Service Chief, General Internal Medicine Service
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC)
Kelley Brix, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Interagency Research Coordination
J-9 Research and Development Directorate, DHA
Falls Church, Va.
Identifying and Managing Persistent Pain: All Pain is not Equal
Holly Jonely, P.T., Sc.D., A.T.-Ret.
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists, Assistant Professor,
Associate Director, Physical Therapy (P.T.) Program,George Washington University (GWU) Department of Health, Human Function & Rehabilitation Sciences Co-Academic Director, Orthopedic P.T. Residency Program
Johns Hopkins Hospital/GWU
Visual Readiness: The Importance of Comprehensive Eye Examinations with Diabetes Mellitus
Andrew Morgenstern, O.D., F.A.A.O., F.N.A.P.
Optometrist, Healthcare & Management Consultant
Vision Center of Excellence (VCoE)
Education, Training Research and Surveillance, J-9, DHA
How to Use Health Technologies with Your Patients in Primary Care
Julie Kinn, Ph.D.
Lead, Education and Training, Connected Health Branch
Clinical Support Division, Medical Affairs, DHA
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
Renee Cavanagh, Psy.D.
Health Psychology Subject Matter Expert, Connected Health Branch, Clinical Support Division
Medical Affairs, DHA
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
Hepatitis C for Primary Care: From Diagnosis to Cure and Beyond
Kelsey Rife, Pharm. D., B.C.A.C.P.
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice,Northeast Ohio Medical University
Kristina Pascuzzi-Frangella, Pharm. D.
Clinical Pharmacist, Louis Stokes VA Medical Center
Ethics: Advance Directives, Medical Power of Attorney, and Capacity
Lauren LaMontagne, Esq.
Deployable Field Counsel, Regional and Field Operations Legal Division, Office of Chief Counsel,
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Cardiovascular Health and Transgender Patients: Considerations for Primary Care Practitioners
Leila Hashemi, M.D.
Primary Care Physician and Ambulatory Care
West Los Angeles VA Medical Center
Los Angeles, Calif.
Air Force Brig. Gen. Anita L. Fligge, D.N.P., R.N., N.E.A.-B.C., C.E.N.
Deputy Assistant Director
J-7 Education and Training Directorate
Defense Health Agency
Falls Church, Va.
- 6.00 AAPA
DHA J-7 CEPO 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 6.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
- 6.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit
DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit qualified providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit qualified providers may receive a maximum of 6.00 hours for completing this Live Virtual Activity/Web Based activity.
- 6.00 ACHE
DHA J-7 CEPO is authorized to award a maximum of 6.00 hours of pre-approved American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Qualified Education credit for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program who wish to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit must self-report their participation. To self-report, participants must log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.
- 6.00 ACPE Pharmacist
No valid paper/electronic statement of credit will be offered. DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for Pharmacists. This knowledge based activity will provide a maximum of 6.00 contact hours of pharmacy continuing education credit. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. There is no cost to participate in this activity.
- 6.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
No valid paper/electronic statement of credit will be offered. DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for Pharmacy Technicians. This knowledge based activity will provide a maximum of 6.00 contact hours of pharmacy continuing education credit. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. There is no cost to participate in this activity.
6.00 ADA Dental Professionals
DHA, J-7, CEPO is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education (CDE). ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP. DHA, J-7, CEPO designates this activity for 6.00 continuing education credits.
- 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Live Virtual Activity/Web Based activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 6.00 ANCC
DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Live Virtual Activity/Web Based activity. Continuing Nursing Education activity for a maximum of 6.00 contact hours Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Approved Provider of continuing education. This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 0.6 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
- 6.00 APA
Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co- sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 6.00 CE credits. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. There is no cost to participate.
- 6.00 ARBO/COPE
This activity has been approved by ARBO/COPE. The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office designated this activity for a maximum of 6.00 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 6.00 ASWB
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, DHA J-7 CEPO is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. DHA J-7 CEPO maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive a maximum of 6.00 ASWB continuing education credits.
- 6.00 Certificate of Attendance
- 6.00 COPSKT
This continuing education activity has been accredited by The Council on Professional Standards for Kinesiotherapy (COPSKT) to include 6.00 contact hours/0.6 CEU's. DHA J-7 CEPO accredits enterprise-wide continuing education activities for military and civilian health care professionals. These courses are critical to DHA’s goal of providing the best possible quality care to active duty service members, veterans, and their families.
- 6.00 IPCE
IPCE: This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 6.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
- 6.00 NBCC
DHA J-7 CEPO has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6955. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. DHA J-7 CEPO is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.