Stethoscope 119th Annual Primary Care Days


April 10 & 11, 2018

DoubleTree Hotel
5400 Computer Drive
Westborough, MA  01581



Register for the program through the registration links below:

Link for: Tuesday & Wednesday

Link for: Tuesday only

Link for: Wednesday only

Click Here for Brochure

Registration Fees -Prior to 2/28/18

Physicians -
$310 Both days; $210/one day


 All Other Health Professionals -$ 210/both days;

$160/one day

Residents - $110/both days; $55/one day

Medical Students - $55/both days; $30/one day

Registration Fees -After to 2/28/18

Physicians -$335 Both days; $210/one day


All Other Health Professionals -$ 235/both days;

$160/one day

Residents - $120/both days; $55/one day

Medical Students - $55/both days; $30/one day



Program # 18/113 

On-site registration will be available (space permitting) and will be assessed an additional $25 to the published registration fee.  Please call the UMass Office of Continuing Medical Education to verify availability of space prior to arriving on-site to register.

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Office of Continuing Medical Education

55 Lake Ave. North, S4-124

Worcester, MA  01655


Phone: 508-856-3041


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:

  • Understand the most recent guidelines on treating common primary care visits for patients with hyperlipidemia, congestive heart failure, diabetes mellitus, COPD and asthma
  • Describe the approach to violence risk management, bullying prevention, and suicide screening in the primary care office
  • Address the care of cardiac patients with stress testing, the appropriate use of direct oral anti-coagulants and an update on mitral valve disease
  • Describe the primary care of female patients by diagnosing and treating menopausal symptoms, female urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse and appreciating updates on cervical and breast cancer screening
  • Understand the use of motivational interviewing and mindfulness




Continuing Education Credit

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


Designation Statements:


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 5 credits in risk management study, 1 credit in pain management and 1 credit in end of life.


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.


Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Determination of credit is pending.

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

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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