Best Practices in Primary Care Fall 2020 Live Stream

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Live Stream of PCN Destinations:
Hilton Head Conference

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September 10 - 12, 2020

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Program Overview

Primary care clinicians are most often the entryway to patients for their healthcare. This activity will examine various conditions often seen in everyday practice with the goal of learning new strategies for diagnosing and treating patients. During this three-day activity, we’ll examine various conditions encountered in primary care: COVID-19, Diabetes/Heart Failure, Diabetic Kidney, Insomnia, Medical Marijuana, Menopausal Issues, Migraine, Obesity, and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. This program will provide opportunities for interaction with the faculty, get answers to your burning questions, and learn ‘best practices’ tools and techniques to help you better treat your patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Properly diagnose common medical conditions encountered in the primary care practice
  • Recognize ‘best practices’ in primary care in regard to disease management
  • Review the latest medical research and updated guidelines and apply to clinical practice

Please note that agenda times are Eastern Time Zone.


7:00 am – 7:50 am

Registration and Breakfast

7:50 am – 8:00 am

Opening Remarks and Faculty Introductions

8:00 am – 9:15 am

Menopause: Treating the Mind and the Body

9:15 am – 10:30 am

Fibromyalgia: What Primary Care Providers Need to Know

10:30 am – 10:45 am


10:45 am – 12:15 pm

Migraine: A New Approach

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7:30 am – 8:00 am


8:00 am – 9:15 am

Obesity Management in Primary Care

9:15 am – 9:45 am

COVID-19: A Discussion

9:45 am – 10:00 am


10:00 am – 11:00 am

Diabetes and Heart Failure: Truth and Consequences

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Medical Marijuana

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7:30 am – 8:00 am


8:00 am – 9:15 am

The Diabetic Kidney

9:15 am – 10:30 am

Unmasking Lupus: Revealing Tools and Strategies for Primary Care

10:30 am – 10:45 am


10:45 am – 12:15 pm

Updates in Insomnia

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Preliminary Agenda. Subject to Change.


Primary Care Network is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Primary Care Network designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, Best Practices in Primary Care Fall 2020, with a beginning date of 09/10/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12.00 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12.0 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 12 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

Nurse Practitioners/Nurses
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

All other healthcare professionals will receive a certificate of participation.


Paul Doghramji, MD, FAAFP is currently senior family practice physician at Collegeville Family Practice, and the Medical Director of Health Services at Ursinus College, both in Collegeville, PA. He is also an attending family practice physician at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center in Pottstown, PA. He is past co-chair for the National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep and Health Safety Course and is on the board of directors of the National Sleep Foundation.

Dr. Doghramji received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA in 1982. He then completed his residency in family practice at Chestnut Hill Hospital in 1985. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians which awarded him Fellowship Degree in 2005.  He is also member of the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians. He has received the American Medical Association’s Physician Recognition Award 8 times, in every qualifying year; the last time was 2011.

Dr. Doghramji has published over 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals, including the American Journal of Medicine, Current Medical Research and Opinion, and Postgraduate Medicine, as well as numerous websites on topics such as sleep disorders, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, biology of leg disorders, depression, chronic pain, health literacy, and diabetes. He is also co-author of the textbook, Clinical Management of Insomnia, recently out in its second edition.


Dr. Davis is a board-certified family practitioner with special interests in women and adolescent healthcare, obesity management and migraine headaches. In recent years the concerns over the growing obesity epidemic has sparked a stronger focus on diet, exercise, and overall physical and psychological well-being. Through education and a close doctor to patient partnership she works with her patients to prevent complications often resulting from obesity including: diabetes, high cholesterol and hypertension.

Dr. Davis is a Southern California native who graduated cum laude in biochemistry from the University of California at Los Angeles, attended Finch University of Health Sciences, The Chicago Medical School and completed her residency training in Family Medicine at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. She was elected Chief Resident during her 3rd year at Long Beach Memorial. She is currently a member of the AHS (American Headache Society).


Includes educational sessions as well as access to all material after the event.

Tuition: $350

Once your registration is approved, you will receive an email confirmation of your registration. Closer to the meeting date, you will receive a separate email containing login instructions. You will also receive reminder emails the day before and again on the morning of the event, which will provide all of the connection details for logging into the webinar.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

  • If you wish to cancel your registration with at least 3 days or more prior to the webinar start date (on or before September 7, 2020), you will receive a full refund of the tuition you paid, less a $50 administrative fee.
  • No refunds will be made for cancellations received within 2 days of the webinar start date (September 8, 2020 or later).
  • Refunds will be issued in the same form of payment. Please allow two weeks for processing. If you have questions regarding your cancellation or refund, please call 417-877-6668 for assistance.
  • PCN has the right to change and/or cancel a program, content, or speakers for any reason.
  • In the very unlikely event the webinar is cancelled by PCN, you will receive a full refund of the tuition paid.