2020 Virtual CME Conference


Participate in the NYSSPA 2020 Virtual CME Conference!

Connect with fellow PAs, earn valuable CME credits, gain hands-on clinical experience, and build up your advocacy toolkit at the NYSSPA 2020 Virtual CME Conference.

This year's layout will consist of 2.5 days of live-virtual, high-caliber CME sessions and non-CME virtual networking and gala events between October 16th - 18th on a single track, non-concurrent schedule. Additionally, attendees will gain access to an exclusive on-demand series with 25+ on-demand CME sessions. 


Registration Information

Conference registration includes:

  • Attendance to live-virtual CME sessions on Friday, Oct. 16th - Sunday, Oct. 18th (max potential - 16 AAPA Category 1 CME Credits)
  • Access to On-Demand virtual CME sessions (max potential - 28 AAPA Category 1 CME Credits)
  • Product theater, Gala and Medical Jeopardy virtual attendance
  • free NYSSPA t-shirt, Swell water bottle, or other swag item will be mailed to the home address listed in your account profile (available while supplies last)

Early Bird
(6/1 - 9/14)

Standard
(9/15 - 10/16)

NYSSPA Member $299 $349
Non-Member $494 $544
Student Member* $49 $99

*Student members will have two choices for registration - Member and Student Member. Those selecting the Student rate are not eligible for CME credit claim. If you have a current student profile and are a practicing PA, please renew your membership prior to registering for the conference.


Cancellations
Refund of registration fees, less a $50 administrative fee may be applied for, in writing to info@nysspa.org by September 16, 2020. After this date, no refunds will be made.




Live-Virtual Schedule

Live and Self-Assessment Hot Topic Sessions will be featured for CME claim October 16 - 18, 2020.

Friday, October 16, 2020

7:45 am - 8:00 am ET
Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:00 - 9:00 am ET 
Breakthrough Seizures, Clusters and Seizure Emergencies: Can these be prevented or stopped?
Patricia Shafer, MN, FAES
1 CME

9:10 - 10:10 am ET
Addressing HCV Patients Struggling with Addiction
Laura Maroldo, PA-C

Hosted by: 



10:20 - 11:20 am ET
Cardiorenal Syndrome (CRS) and New Concepts in Preventing Diabetic Kidney Disease

Peter Juergensen, PA-C
1 CME - Self-Assessment

11:25 am - 12:25 pm ET
What Do You Expect From Acute Treatments of Migraine?
Brandon Yehl, PA-C

Hosted by:  BioHaven

12:35 - 2:35 pm ET 
Faculty Forum for
PA Program Faculty

Carina Loscalzo, PA-C, MS
Zehra Ahmed, MBBS, PA-C, DFAAPA
2 CME

12:35 - 1:35 pm ET
Optimizing Sepsis Care in 2020
Sean Townsend, MD
1 CME

 


1:45 - 2:45 pm ET 

A Novel Treatment for Patients (≤6 Years of Age) With Uncontrolled Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis
Elizabeth Kiracofe, MD

Hosted by: 



2:50 - 4:50 pm ET
Telemedicine: The Future of Healthcare is Now
Pam D'Apuzzo, CPC, ACS-EM, ACS-MS, CPM; Keith Algozzine, PA-C; Desmond Watt, PA-C, MMS; Thomas M. Gallo, Esq.
2
 CME

5:00 - 6:00 pm ET
PA Networking


Saturday, October 17, 2020

8:30 - 9:30 am ET
Public Health and Government Response to COVID-19 
Lawrence Eisenstein, MD, Nassau County Commissioner of Health
1 CME


9:35 - 10:35 am ET
Latest Trend in Contraception: How to Meet the Demands for Long-Acting Reversible Contraception
Nisha McKenzie, PA-C, CSC, NCMP
1 CME - Self-Assessment


10:40 am - 11:40 pm ET
Membership Meeting and Legislative Q&A

11:45 – 12:45 pm ET
A Treatment Option for Mild-to-Moderate Atopic Dermatitis in Patients Aged 3 Months and Older

Hosted by: 



12:50 - 1:50 pm ET

A Call to Action: Raising Awareness About Nutritional Health
Corri Wolf, PA-C, MS, RD
1 CME - Self-Assessment


2:00 - 3:00 pm ET
The Savvy Social Media PA:  How to Engage Your Audience While Staying Professional
Leslie Schlachter, PA-C
1 CME


3:10 - 4:10 pm ET
A Dialogue about Racism and White Fragility
Ann-Gel Palermo, DrPH, MPH
1 CME


4:20 - 6:00 pm ET
NYSSPA Gala & Auction


Sunday, October 18, 2020

8:00 - 9:00 am ET
Financial Planning Workshop
Charles Massimo

9:05 - 10:05 am ET
The Candidate Journey - Crafting a Stellar CV and Crushing the Interview Process
Lois Sacks, MA
1 CME


10:10 - 11:10 am ET
The Road from PA to Healthcare Administration: The Road Traveled and the Journey We Need to Take
Maureen Regan, PA-C, MBA, DFAAPA, FACHE
1 CME


11:20 am - 12:20 pm ET
PA Advocacy 101 - How State and Federal Laws Affect You
Maureen Regan, PA-C, MBA, DFAAPA, FACHE
Jonathan Sobel, DMSc, MBA, PA-C, DFAAPA
David Mittman, DMSc (Hon), PA, DFAAPA
1 CME


12:30 - 2:30 pm
Medical Jeopardy
2 CME


Live-virtual, non-CME conference events include:

  • Sponsored Product Theaters
  • Financial Planning Workshop
  • Virtual Networking 
  • Virtual Gala and Silent Auction

On-Demand Enduring Sessions

Enduring Hot Topic, PANRE, Educator and Leadership sessions will be featured for CME claim until April 14, 2021.

EKG Review
Mark L'Eplattenier, MPAS, PA-C
2 CME

Bacteria You're Sure to See on the PANRE: An Interactive Presentation
Danielle Krueger, MSed, PA-C
2 CME

Heuristics & Hoofbeats: Overcoming Cognitive Errors in Medicine
Patrick Bafuma, PA-C
1 CME

Radiology for the Non-Radiologist
Ed Mathes, PA-C, DFAAPA
1 CME

Forensic/Medicolegal Investigation of Death
Dennis Cavalli, PA-C, MPH
2 CME

Gender Affirmation Surgery: Pre- and Postoperative Considerations
David Whitehead, MD, MS
2 CME

Anxiety Disorders: A Primary Care Perspective
Shinu Kuriakose, DHSc, PA-C
1 CME

Oncologic Emergencies
Jennifer Reinhart, PA-C
1 CME

Update from NCCPA: Positive Changes to Certification Maintenance
Greg Thomas, PA-C Emeritus, MPH
1 CME

Sexually Transmitted Infections Update & Interesting Cases
Jonathan Baker, MPAS, PA-C
1 CME

Population Health Management - a primer for PAs
Patti Cuartas, PA-C, MBA, PMP
1 CME

Consult to IR: Long Term Venous Access Basics for Primary Care Providers
Joseph Ciavarro, PA-C, MBA
1 CME

Wound Care Overview--Pressure Ulcers, Leg Ulcers, and Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Carolyn Andrews, PA-C, BA, MS, CWS
1 CME

Developing a Critical Care Curriculum for Physician Assistants
Frank Acevado, PA-C, MS, Ed.D.(c), DFAAPA

Dermatology for the Non-Dermatologist: PANRE Review
Danielle Johnston, PA-C
1 CME

The Laws in NY for PAs, What every PA needs to know!
Kevin Bolan, PA-C
1 CME

Management of Vulvovaginal Complaints
Elizabeth A.J. Salzer, DMSc, PA-C, NYSAFE, C-EFM
1 CME

Improvements Achieved with a Cooperative Clinical Progression Program: Reduced LOS, Improved Throughput and Enhanced Patient Experience
Abraham Lenderman, PA-C, MBA
1 CME

Urologic Emergencies
Vannia Cordova, PA-C
1 CME

Critical Limb Ischemia: An Underdiagnosed and Undertreated Killer
Blanka Heary, PA-C
1 CME

New Frontiers: Hopes and Challenges in Treating and Preventing HIV in 2020
Michelle Melchiorre, MS, MPH, AAHIVS, CDE, PA-C
1 CME

Exposing Atrial Fibrillation in Cryptogenic Stroke Patients
Jaclyn Cotgreave, MS, CCDS, PA-C
1 CME

MOLST Update
Nadya Dimitrov, DPM, PA-C
1 CME


Accreditation

LIVE: This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 14 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. Approval is valid from 10/16/2020 to 4/16/2021. AAPA reference number: CME-201273.

SELF-ASSESSMENT: This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 3 AAPA Category 1 Self-Assessment CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. Approval is valid from 10/16/2020 to 4/16/2021. AAPA reference number: CME-201273.

ENDURING: This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 28 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid from 10/16/2020 to 4/16/2021 . PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. AAPA reference number: CME-201273.

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