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2019 FINAL PROGRAM

Overview

What is Boot Camp?

Boot Camp is sponsored by AAPA and the Society of Hospital Medicine and is designed to provide PAs and NPs with a broad foundation on commonly encountered diagnoses in hospitalized adult patients. It’s an ideal course if you are new to hospital medicine or if you practice in another specialty but are responsible for the medical management of hospitalized adult patients. Dive into the most current, evidence-based topics in hospital medicine while earning up to 34.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits and networking with other similar practitioners.

The event features:

  • 3.5-day general course full of interactive sessions on adult hospital medicine
  • Optional half-day pre-courses:
    • Hospital Medicine 101 Pre-Course
    • Hands-on Bedside Ultrasound Pre-Course
    • Pharmacology Review Pre-Course
  • Networking opportunities with colleagues

Course Directors

  • Gopal Allada, MD
  • Jennifer Palermo, MMS, PA-C
  • Benjamin Schultze, PhD, MSN, MEd, ACNP

Accreditation Statements

The Boot Camp 2019: Hospital Medicine 101 Pre-Course, offered September 13, 2019, has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 4 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. This activity is approved for 4.0 contact hour(s) (which includes 0.33 hours of pharmacology) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19063764. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

The Boot Camp 2019: Bedside Ultrasound Pre-Course, offered September 13, 2019, has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 4 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. This activity is approved for 4.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19063763. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

The Boot Camp 2019: Pharmacology Review Pre-Course, offered September 13, 2019, has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 3.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. This activity is approved for 3.25 contact hour(s) (which includes 3.0 hours of pharmacology) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19063765. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

The Boot Camp 2019: General Course, offered September 14 – 17, 2019, has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 26.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. This activity is approved for 26.25 contact hour(s) (which includes 6.01 hours of pharmacology) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19063766. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

 

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CME Support

Financial Support 

Supported by an educational grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Alliance.

Supported by an educational grant from Relypsa, Inc.

In-Kind Support

Educational equipment for the Bedside Ultrasound Workshop has been provided by an equipment loan grant from GE Healthcare.

 

Registration

Course Information

SOLD OUT General Course (26.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits*)

Saturday, September 14 – Tuesday, September 17

Pricing:

  • AAPA or SHM member: $899
  • AAPA or SHM student member: $599
  • Nonmember: $1,199
  • Student nonmember: $799

Registration includes four continental breakfasts, three lunches, and online access to course materials. There is no single-day pricing for this course.


Optional Pre-Courses

Pre-Course #1 – Hospital Medicine 101 (4 AAPA Category 1 CME credits*)

Friday, September 13, 7:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Separate registration required. Limited seats available!

Pricing:

  • AAPA or SHM member: $239
  • AAPA or SHM student member: $159
  • Nonmember: $319
  • Student nonmember: $209

Review what every PA and NP in hospital medicine needs to know with this half-day pre-course. This pre-course will provide a refresher on key lab tests, an overview of chest and abdominal imaging studies, and a look at electrolyte disorders in the hospitalized patient, all from expert faculty. Breakfast is included with this pre-course.

SOLD OUT Pre-Course #2 – Bedside Ultrasound (4 AAPA Category 1 CME credits*)

Friday, September 13, 1 – 5:15 p.m.

Separate registration required. Limited seats available!

Pricing:

  • AAPA or SHM member: $299
  • AAPA or SHM student member: $199
  • Nonmember: $399
  • Student nonmember: $269

PAs and NPs practicing in hospital medicine and critical care medicine evaluate and stabilize critically ill patients. Bedside ultrasound is an effective adjunct in the evaluation of these patients. This hands-on workshop will provide an introduction to bedside ultrasound and allow PAs and NPs to incorporate it into their clinical practice.

Pre-Course #3 – Pharmacology Review (3.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits*)

Friday, September 13, 1 – 4:45 p.m.

Separate registration required. Limited seats available!

Pricing:

  • AAPA or SHM member: $199
  • AAPA or SHM student member: $129
  • Nonmember: $279
  • Student nonmember: $189

In this case-based pre-course, expert faculty will discuss pharmacological considerations that all PAs and NPs in hospital medicine should know. A refresher on medication safety will be provided, and essentials regarding the appropriate use of antibiotics, opioids, and antihypertensives in the hospitalized patient will be reviewed.

This pharmacology pre-course may satisfy part of the state-specific pharmacology CME requirements for PAs. If your state has a pharmacology CME requirement, please check your state laws and regulations to confirm if this pre-course satisfies your requirement.

*Please see the Overview tab for information regarding continuing education approval from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.


Boot Camp Cancellation and Refund Policy

  1. We offer a 75% refund for cancellations received at least 30 days prior to a conference or seminar.
  2. We offer a 50% refund for cancellations received less than 30 days prior to a conference or seminar.
  3. Generally, we do not offer any refunds or credits for no-shows and cancellation notifications received after the conference or seminar is held.
Agenda

Please refer to the full agenda (PDF) for the speaker(s) and learning objectives for each session.

  • September 13

    Friday

    • 6:30 AM – 5:15 PM

      Registration

    • 6:30 – 7:30 AM

      Breakfast (Provided)

    • 7:30 – 7:45 AM

      Hospital Medicine 101 Pre-Course: Welcome From Course Directors (Separate registration required)

    • 7:45 – 8:45 AM

      Hospital Medicine 101 Pre-Course: Lab Rats to the Rescue: A Quick Review of Lab Medicine (Separate Registration Required)

    • 8:45 – 9:45 AM

      Hospital Medicine 101 Pre-Course: Abdominal Imaging Review: The Basics (Separate registration required)

    • 9:45 – 10:00 AM

      Break

    • 10:00 – 11:00 AM

      Hospital Medicine 101 Pre-Course: Electrolytes on Wall Street: Managing the Highs and Lows (Separate registration required)

    • 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM

      Hospital Medicine 101 Pre-Course: Chest Imaging 101 (Separate registration required)

    • 1:00 – 5:15 PM

      Bedside Ultrasound Pre-Course (Separate registration required)

    • 1:00 – 1:15 PM

      Pharmacology Review Pre-Course: Welcome From Course Directors (Separate registration required)

    • 1:15 – 2:00 PM

      Pharmacology Review Pre-Course: Medication Safety and Safe Prescribing (Separate registration required)

    • 2:00 – 3:00 PM

      Pharmacology Review Pre-Course: Love the One You’re With: Antibiotics in the Hospitalized Patient (Separate registration required)

    • 3:00 – 3:15 PM

      Break

    • 3:15 – 4:00 PM

      Pharmacology Review Pre-Course: Opioids in the Hospitalized Patient: Friend or Foe? (Separate registration required)

    • 4:00 – 4:45 PM

      Pharmacology Review Pre-Course: Treatment of Hypertension Update 2019 (Separate registration required)

  • September 14

    SATURDAY

    • 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

      Registration

    • 7:00 – 8:00 AM

      Exhibits and Breakfast (Provided)

    • 8:00 – 8:15 AM

      Welcome From Course Directors

    • 8:15 – 9:15 AM

      Pneumonia in the Hospitalized Patient

    • 9:15 – 10:15 AM

      Debugging Sepsis

    • 10:15 – 10:30 AM

      Exhibits/Break

    • 10:30 – 11:30 AM

      Infectious Disease Cases for the Hospital Medicine PA/NP

    • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

      How to Make Friends and Not Hurt Patients: Lessons Learned From Hospital Medicine

    • 12:30 – 1:30 PM

      Exhibits and Lunch (Provided)

    • 1:30 – 2:15 PM

      COPD Management in the Hospitalized Patient

    • 2:15 – 3:15 PM

      Perioperative Medicine: Pathways, Pearls, and Myths

    • 3:15 – 3:30 PM

      Exhibits/Break

    • 3:30 – 4:15 PM

      Acute Kidney Injury and Common Renal Emergencies in Hospitalized Patients

    • 4:15 – 5:00 PM

      Altered Mental Status in the Hospitalized Patient

    • 5:00 – 6:00 PM

      Networking Event

  • September 15

    SUNDAY

    • 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

      Registration

    • 7:00 – 8:00 AM

      Exhibits and Breakfast (Provided)

    • 8:00 – 9:00 AM

      Clots! Clots! Clots!

    • 9:00 – 10:00 AM

      End of Life Care for Hospitalized Patients: How to Show Up and What to Bring

    • 10:00 – 10:15 AM

      Exhibits/Break

    • 10:15 – 11:15 AM

      A Round of Pain

    • 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

      Top Ten Hospital Based Articles of the Past Year

    • 12:15 – 1:15 PM

      Lunch (Provided)

    • 1:15 – 3:00 PM

      First Breakout Session (Choose One)

      • ABG Interpretation Made Easy
      • Approach to the Neurologic Examination and Clinical Pearls
      • EKG Review
      • Hospital Internal Medicine Meets Critical Care: Patient Cases
      • Respiratory Care of the Hospitalized Patient: From Oxygen Delivery Systems to Mechanical Ventilation
    • 3:00 – 3:15 PM

      Break

    • 3:15 – 5:00 PM

      Second Breakout Session (Choose One)

      • ABG Interpretation Made Easy
      • Approach to the Neurologic Examination and Clinical Pearls
      • EKG Review
      • Hospital Internal Medicine Meets Critical Care: Patient Cases
      • Respiratory Care of the Hospitalized Patient: From Oxygen Delivery Systems to Mechanical Ventilation
  • September 16

    MONDAY

    • 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

      Registration

    • 7:00 – 8:00 AM

      Breakfast (Provided)

    • 8:00 – 9:45 AM

      Third Breakout Session (Choose One)

      • ABG Interpretation Made Easy
      • Approach to the Neurologic Examination and Clinical Pearls
      • EKG Review
      • Hospital Internal Medicine Meets Critical Care: Patient Cases
      • Respiratory Care of the Hospitalized Patient: From Oxygen Delivery Systems to Mechanical Ventilation
    • 9:45 – 10:00 AM

      Break

    • 10:00 – 11:00 AM

      When the Pump Crumps: Managing Acute Heart Failure

    • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

      Pleural Disease and Chest Tube Management

    • 12:00 – 1:00 PM

      Lunch (Provided)

    • 1:00 – 2:00 PM

      Inpatient Assessment and Management of Acute GI Bleeding

    • 2:00 – 3:00 PM

      Neurologic Emergencies for Non-Neurologists

    • 3:00 – 3:15 PM

      Break

    • 3:15 – 4:15 PM

      Sugar Tune-Up

    • 4:15 – 5:00 PM

      Approach to the Patient with Chest Pain

  • September 17

    TUESDAY

    • 7:00 AM – 12:45 PM

      Registration

    • 7:00 – 8:00 AM

      Breakfast (Provided)

    • 8:00 – 9:00 AM

      Cardiac Arrhythmias in the Hospitalized Patient

    • 9:00 – 10:00 AM

      Inpatient Management of Liver Disease: 10 Things You Should Know

    • 10:00 – 10:30 AM

      Break for Hotel Check-Out

    • 10:30 – 11:30 AM

      Hazards of Hospitalization for Older Adults: Three Vignettes

    • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

      Common Oncologic Emergencies

    • 12:30 – 12:45 PM

      Closing Remarks

This agenda may be updated or modified without notification.

Venue and Travel

The Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp will take place at the Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront, 1401 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97201.  At this time, the hotel room block is closed. Should you still need a reservation, please contact Mairi Gardner.

All cancellations must be made directly with the hotel.

Travel

Flying? This hotel is only 9.8 miles from the Portland International Airport (PDX). Hotel shuttle service to and from the airport is not provided; however, there are inexpensive transportation options available. Uber and Lyft are also available in Portland.

Driving? Valet parking is available for $44 daily at the hotel. There are other parking options nearby. Parking rates subject to change.

Things to Do in Portland

There are so many things to do and see in Portland after a long day in the classroom. Or, stay a few days and make a vacation out of it!

Food & Drinks

Portland has quickly become a destination for foodies and is home to some of the world’s best street food. Be sure to visit the 600+ food carts in the city! Craft beer lovers can also unite in the city with over 75 breweries to choose from. Farm-to-fork dining is also an option thanks to the proximity to natural bounty. Or indulge in the popular Voodoo Doughnut!

Tax-Free Shopping

Portland’s Saturday Market is open every Saturday and Sunday and is the largest arts-and-crafts fair in the U.S. There is also Union Way shopping arcade that is a shop-filled alley. The shop-lined streets around downtown will also allow you to get your shopping fix.

Explore the Outdoors

Check out the outdoor trailblazer’s guide to Portland or venture a little outside the city for breathtaking waterfalls at Silver Falls State Park. Whether you want to walk around a park, explore different gardens, or hike a mountain – Portland has it all!

Powell’s City of Books

Readers unite at Powell’s, a Portland landmark and one of the world’s greatest bookstores. It covers an entire city block and contains more than 1 million books!

For more ideas on what to do, check out the Travel Portland site.

Information for Attendees

On-Site Conference Registration and Tips

  • Registration is open from 6:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. on Friday, September 13. Registration reopens on Saturday, September 14, at 7 a.m. You only need to check in once at the on-site registration desk.
  • Boot Camp is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Use your smartphone, computer, or tablet to answer questions in CME sessions that use audience response system technology.
  • Meeting rooms might get cold. Don’t forget your sweater or light jacket.

Electronic Handouts

Please remember there is no paper syllabus for this course. Electronic handouts provided by conference faculty are available in Learning Central. To access the handouts:

  1. Log in to Learning Central using your AAPA username and password. If you don’t know your user credentials, or are unable to log in, please contact [email protected].
  2. From your Dashboard, locate 2019 Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp: General Course, 2019 Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp: Hospital Medicine 101 Pre-Course, 2019 Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp: Bedside Ultrasound Pre-Course, or 2019 Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp: Pharmacology Review Pre-Course.
  3. Click the course title to navigate to Course Overview, then use the Course Navigation Menu or Next to proceed to Sessions.
  4. Click the session title and then scroll down to Session Materials to access the handout for that session.

Course Evaluations and CME Certificate

Your feedback helps us plan future conferences; therefore, your completion of course evaluations is a prerequisite for a CME certificate. The course evaluations/CME certificate will be available in AAPA’s Learning Central beginning Friday, September 13, 2019. You will have until Tuesday, October 15, 2019, to complete the evaluations.

Please use the following steps to complete the course evaluations and receive your CME certificate:

  1. Log in to Learning Central using your AAPA username and password. If you don’t know your user credentials, or are unable to log in, please contact [email protected].
  2. From your Dashboard, locate 2019 Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp: General Course, 2019 Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp: Hospital Medicine 101 Pre-Course, 2019 Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp: Bedside Ultrasound Pre-Course, or 2019 Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp: Pharmacology Review Pre-Course.
  3. Click the course title to navigate to Course Overview, then use the Course Navigation Menu or Next to proceed to Sessions.
  4. At the end of each session, click the session title to open and complete the Evaluation for that session. Be sure to ONLY complete the session evaluations for the sessions that you attended.
  5. Complete the Conference Evaluation at the end of the conference.
  6. View your certificate under Transcript.
Testimonials

See what previous attendees say about Boot Camp

“A must for new hospital medicine providers and a great review for veterans.”

“An approachable, relevant conference perfectly suited for PAs and NPs. Friendly staff and speakers, well organized.”

“Excellent for beginners. Very comprehensive. Lecturers were very well organized and excellent teachers. It was also great to be in a room full of like-minded hospitalist PAs and NPs to bounce ideas off of each other.”

“Great overview of relevant topics for hospital medicine or good refresher on general medicine for specialties.”

“It covered all of the major foundational knowledge required of a hospital medicine PA/NP.”

“Very engaging and professional speakers who present a wealth of knowledge applicable to hospital medicine.”

“The information presented was right on for successful practice and for providing quality care to patients.”

“This conference is a great, comprehensive review/update of the most commonly encountered diseases and diagnoses in the hospital.”

“Great conference, great speakers and lots of great info. Highly recommended.”

Sponsors

AAPA and SHM would like to thank the following companies for sponsoring the 2019 Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp!

 

US Acute Care Solutions logo
Provider Solutions + Development logo

 

TEAMHealth logo
Bristol-Myers Squibb logo

 

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Questions?

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