17th Annual Primary Care Days


April 12 & 13, 2016

DoubleTree Hotel

5400 Computer Drive

Westboro, MA  01581

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Participants must complete the entire evaluation prior to requesting your certificate.



UMMS Continuing Medical  Education

Phone: 508-856-1671

Fax: 508-856-6838


 Registration Fees -

Physicians -

$335 Both days 

$210/one day


 All Other Health Professionals -

$ 235/both days

$160/one day


Residents -
$120/both days
$85/one day

Medical Students - 
$55/both days
$25/one day


Program # 16/113 

Continuing Education Credit


Accreditation Statement: The University of Massachusetts Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  


Designation Statement:


The UMMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  This program includes presentations that meet the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 1 credit in risk management study; 1 credit in pain management and 1 credit in end of life care.


Nurses: This program meets the requirements for 12 contact hours for nurses as specified by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in nursing (244-CMR 5.04).  Each nurse should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

AAFP: This Live activity, 17th Annual Primary Care Days, with a beginning date of 04/12/2016, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  10.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Others: Other professionals will be eligible for 10 continuing education hours from the University of Massachusetts Medical School.



Program Overview:  As part of our commitment to training in primary care, the UMass Medical School Office of Continuing Medical Education offers this program to provide updates on a wide range of rapidly changing Primary Care topics.  The program will feature concurrent presentations from which attendees can select his/her own learning track.  Faculty may use didactic and case presentations.  Each session will be facilitated by a primary care physician. 


Target Audience:  Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and residents primary care.


Educational Objectives: At the conclusion of the program participants will be able to: 

·        Discuss the public health opioid crisis and the legislative, and medical community responses

·        Learn the latest treatment updates on illnesses commonly seen in the primary care office including CHF, Hyperlipidemia, Hepatitis C, Diabetes, Asthma, COPD and Anxiety Disorders

·        Appreciate the potential future role of genomic medicine in primary care practice

·        Recognition and treatment of patients with anxiety disorder and utilization of mindfulness in stress reduction

·        Update participants on serious, acute illnesses presenting to the primary care office, including neurological emergencies, DVT and tick-borne diseases



Registration extended until 4/3/16

Registration will be available on-site.  Additional $25 to the published registration fee.

Policy on Faculty Disclosure:  It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts Medical School to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Medical School are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are discussed. Faculty disclosure will be provided in the activity materials.

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Office of Continuing Medical Education
55 Lake Ave North, S4-124
Worcester, MA  01655

Phone: 508-856-3041








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