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Douglas S. Paauw MD, MACP (Moderator)

Professor of Medicine, Rathmann Family Foundation Endowed Chair for Patient-Centered Clinical Education, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

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  • Pre-Course: Advances in Therapy

#1 Pre-Course: Advances in Therapy

PRE 1304 Wednesday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Douglas S. Paauw, MD, MACP
Professor of Medicine, Rathmann Family Foundation Endowed Chair for Patient-Centered Clinical Education, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

This pre-course will focus on pearls to help the practicing internist use drug therapies in the most effective manner. Newer medications and new uses for older medications will be covered. Current recommendations for "best therapy" for different diseases will also be covered. Common side effects of medications will be emphasized. Faculty will provide practical information in therapy for common symptoms, pulmonary therapies, diabetes, infectious diseases, and drug interactions.

Learning Objectives:
1. Prescribe appropriate drug therapies for diseases commonly seen in the office.
2. Understand the current uses of older drugs and newly released drugs.
3. Review the risk, benefit, and cost of various therapies.
4. Gain better understanding of drug reactions and interactions.

Program Includes:

  1. Treatment of Diabetes - Irl Hirsch, MD. FACP
  2. New Drugs and New Uses for Old Drugs - Christopher L. Knight, MD, FACP
  3. Dermatologic Therapy - Kim M. O'Connor, MD, FACP
  4. Treatment of Hypertension - Leonard A. Mankin, MD, FACP
  5. Treatment of Asthma and Allergy - Leonard A. Mankin, MD, FACP
  6. Update on Therapies in Infectious Disease - Paul S. Pottinger, MD, DTMH, Member
  7. Drug Interactions and Side Effects - Douglas S. Paauw, MD, MACP
  8. Update on Drug Therapy in the Elderly - Jeffrey Wallace, MD, MPH, FACP

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