All session materials can be downloaded from the downloads section.

Thursday, June 10

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H. Griffin Cupstid, MD, Facilitator
Medical Informatics Officer, Mary Black Physicians Group
Spartanburg, SC

Even if you don’t practice inpatient medicine, if you refer patients to the ED or hospital, or take care of patients after discharge, you will benefit from this course.

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Friday, June 11

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Kenneth H. Becker, MD

E. G. “Nick” Ulmer, MD, CPC

Objectives: (1) Know the definitions of the types of conditions that we use in our evaluation and management services as well as how to determine whether a patient is new or established in a practice. (2) Understand how to correctly apply time-based coding in the ambulatory office practice setting.
(3) Define 2021 Medical Decision-Making components and be able to correctly apply them.

E. G. “Nick” Ulmer, MD
Vice President, Clinical Integration
Medical Director, Case Management
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Laurens, SC

E. G. “Nick” Ulmer, MD, CPC

Objectives: (1) Know how the public Health Emergency impacts telehealth
services. (2) Define Telehealth and know where to find the active file for
Telehealth services. (3) Be able to state various telehealth applications in
primary care.

E. G. “Nick” Ulmer, MD
Vice President, Clinical Integration
Medical Director, Case Management
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Laurens, SC

Alice Harris, JD

Objectives: (1) Know who is Auditing Claims and Current Audit topics.
(2) Know how to effectively manage and defend payor audits.
(3) Prevent payor audits and reduce risk through effective proactive compliance.

Alice Harris, JD
Health Care Attorney, Nexsen Pruet
Columbia, SC

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Douglas Furmanek, PharmD

Objectives: (1) Understand the current opioid epidemic impact on the US and South Carolina. (2) Identify pain management strategies that health care providers can use in the current opioid epidemic. (3) Understand national and state legislation to mitigate the opioid epidemic.

Douglas Furmaneck. PharmD.
Director, Clinical Pharmacy Services, Prisma Health Upstate
Greenville, SC

By Ada D. Stewart, MD, AAFP President.

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(Lunch provided)

H. Griffin Cupstid, MD, FAAFP
Medical Informatics Officer, Mary Black Physicians Group
Spartanburg, SC

Medical Informatics Officer, Mary Black Physicians Group
Spartanburg, SC

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Honoring Ada D. Stewart, MD, President
American Academy of Family Physicians

Saturday, June 12

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Divya Ahuja, MD

Objectives: (1) Discuss the current state of the pandemic.
(2) Understand treatment for moderate and sever Covid-19.
(3) Understand prevention measures including vaccines and variants.

Divya Ahuja, MD
Associate Professor, Clinical Internal Medicine
USC School of Medicine
Columbia, SC

Douglas L. Furmanek, Pharm.D., BCPS
Objectives: (1) Understand the current opioid epidemic impact on the US and South Carolina. (2) Identify pain management strategies that health care providers can use in the current opioid epidemic. (3) Understand national and state legislation to mitigate the opioid epidemic.

Douglas Furmaneck. PharmD.
Director, Clinical Pharmacy Services, Prisma Health Upstate
Greenville, SC

*This two-hour activity meets the requirements of the South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners for two hours of CME related to controlled substance prescribing and monitoring.

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Douglas L. Furmanek, Pharm.D., BCPS

Objectives: (1) Identify pain management strategies that health care providers can use in the current opioid epidemic. (2) Understand national and state legislation to mitigate the opioid epidemic.

Douglas Furmaneck. PharmD.
Director, Clinical Pharmacy Services, Prisma Health Upstate
Greenville, SC

*This two-hour activity meets the requirements of the South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners for two hours of CME related to controlled substance prescribing and monitoring.

Darra James Coleman, JD

Objectives: (1) Attendees will be able to identify their obligations prior to prescribing Schedule II controlled substances in South Carolina.
(2) Attendees will be able to identify the prerequisites and limitations for prescribing controlled substances via telemedicine in South Carolina.
(3) Attendees will understand the prima facie conflicts regarding delegation in physician dispensing.

Darra James Coleman, JD
Chief Advice Counsel, Nexsen Pruet
Columbia, SC

Elizabeth G. “Libby” Baxley, MD

Objectives: (1) Identify the core requirements for continuous certification through ABFM. (2) Describe recent changes to PI activity options, the new FMCLA alternative and KSA revisions. (3) Know of ABFMs interest in engaging diplomates.

Elizabeth Baxley, MD
Executive Vice President, American Board of Family Medicine
Clemson, SC

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Installation of Officers, Board Members, and Incoming President,
William E. O’Quinn, MD

Sunday, June 13

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Stewart J. Tepper, MD, FAHS

Objectives: (1) Appreciate the prevalence of migraine in a primary care setting. (2) Utilize established criteria to make differential diagnoses for
migraine headache and to distinguish episodic from chronic migraine. (3) Assess the evidence regarding the potential benefits and risks of emerging acute migraine treatments

Stewart Tepper, MD
Professor of Neurology, Geisel School of Medicine Dartmouth
Hanover, NH

* In order to receive credit you must complete the pre/post test and evaluation form for this course. Email your completed forms to SCAFPCOORDINATOR@GMAIL.COM

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Wayne Weart, Pharm.D

Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the provider will be able to-

  1. Discuss the new guidelines for patients with asthma, COPD,
    dyslipidemia and Type 2 diabetes and the evidence on which they are based, and how to apply them in selected patients.
  2. Describe the current information concerning selected newly FDA approved medications (pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, efficacy and safety data, drug interactions, dosing, monitoring, and cost) in the selection of evidence-based pharmacotherapy.

Wayne Weart, PharmD, FAPhA, BCPS
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences
Professor of Family Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

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Wayne Weart, Pharm.D

Objectives: Conclusion of objectives as listed above in Part I.

Wayne Weart, PharmD, FAPhA, BCPS
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences
Professor of Family Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

Gerald Wilson, MD

Stephanie Hinton, CMP, MHS, MA
Objectives: (1) Understanding the significantly higher cancer incidence
and mortality rates among African American men in SC
(2) Understanding the leading disparities facing African American men in
SC. (3) Understanding the evidence-based interventions to increase cancer related screening among screen able cancers in SC.

Gerald Wilson, MD
Chairman, Board of SC Cancer Alliance
Columbia, SC

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