70th Annual Scientific Assembly

May 10-11, 2019
The Resort at Coeur d’Alene, Coeur d’Alene, ID

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The WAFP’s 70th Annual Scientific Assembly will be held May 10-11 at the beautiful Resort at Coeur d’Alene in Coeur d’Alene, ID. Participants will have a chance to network with 150-200 family physicians and other primary care providers. Participants will also be able to participate in continuing medical education, scientific updates and practice enhancement strategies designed specifically for family medicine.

You will enjoy:

  • Evidence-based CME sessions (up to 36.5 Prescribed credits available at the 2018 event)
  • Reconnecting with your family medicine colleagues from around the state
  • An environment free of pharmaceutical company marketing
  • WAFP’s Annual Banquet and Foundation Auction
  • A family friendly event at the beautiful Resort at Coeur d’Alene, situated along the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene
  • Assembly agenda developed by your colleagues with a focus on clinically relevant, evidence-based, practical education

Plenary Session Highlights:

  • MEAD LECTURE: Family Medicine Advancing Health Equity
  • Moving from ‘Maybe’ to ‘Yes!’: Effectively Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy
  • USPSTF Changing Guidelines
  • Pediatrics: Childhood Obesity
  • Public Health Update in WA – with WA State Secretary of Health, John Wiesman, DrPH, MPH
  • The Medical Management of Obesity
  • Medical Aid in Dying
  • Student Athlete Pre-Participation Screening (Cardiac Focus)

KSAs (Knowledge Self-Assessment Modules):

  • Heart Failure
  • Hypertension
  • Well Child Care

Workshop Highlights:

  • Emerging Public Health Threats
  • Nutrition Demonstration Hypertension: How to Enhance Flavor Without Added Sodium
  • Osteopathic Manipulation: Treatments for Acute Pain
  • E-Cigs and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems: Mostly Threat, or Mostly Opportunity?
  • Transitions of Care for Incarcerated Patients Returning to the Community
  • Innovative Methods of Capturing Revenue Details
  • Clinical Guideline Recommendations for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Posterior Canal BPPV with Hands-on Practicum
  • Top 10 Pearls in Obstetrics Care
  • Pediatrics: Childhood Obesity
  • Teaching Medical Students While Maintaining Joy and Efficiency
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences – How Family Physicians Can Impact the Community to Effectuate Change
  • Virtual Medicine Visits and Utilizing Artificial Intelligence in Patient Care
  • Nutrition: Evidence for Anti-inflammatory Diets
  • Identity Signs activity; deep dive conversations on diversity and intersectionality

Student & Resident Track:

  • Welcome Session
  • Problematic Language in Medicine and How it Connects to Bias
  • Immigrant Healthcare and the Family Physician

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HOUSE OF DELEGATES MEETING will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2019
2019 Deadlines, Schedule & Delegate Information