CME Conference 2019
CME Conference Program
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October 24-27, 2019 
Hilton Albany | 40 Lodge St., Albany, NY 12207

Conference RatesHotel | Exhibitor & Sponsor


Online registration is now open! 


 Thursday, October 24, 2019

Pre-Conference Workshops require session purchase when registering for the the conference.

 

8:30 to 5:00 PM

Mental Health First Aid
Melodie Kolmetz, PA-C, MPAS, EMT-P 

 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 

Joint Injections, Casting and Splinting
Kate Sherman, PA-C

 12:00 to 2:30 PM

Basic & Advanced Suturing
Tony Mifsud, PA-C, DFAAPA

1:00 to 5:00 PM 

Introduction to Radiological/Nuclear WMD Operations for EMS and Healthcare
David Kao, PA-C, and Victor Politi, MD

 3:00 to 5:00 PM

Speed Up Your Diagnosis With eFAST (Ultrasound)
Jaclyn Cotgreave, PA-C, MS, Barbara Piccirillo, PA-C, MS, DFAAPA, and Sara Winter, PA-C, MS

 

Friday, October 25, 2019

 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM Registration Open
 
 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
 8:00 to 9:00 AM

Welcome Breakfast & Legislative Update
Mark Zender, PA-C, MPAS, and Stephen Hanse, Esq.

 9:00 to 10:00 AM

HOT TOPIC

Managing Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Emerging Concepts
Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA

 10:00 to 10:30 AM Networking Break 
 10:30 to 11:30 AM

PANRE

Air Goes In and Out - Pulmonary Review
Hung Dihn Nguyen, MD

 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

HOT TOPIC

Active Shooter - Run, Hide, Fight 
Ron Messen, First Sergeant 

 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

PANRE

Hematology Fundamentals
Katherine Kunstel, MMSc, PA-C

 12:30 to 2:00 PM Sponsored Lunch - Session Registration Required
 2:00 to 4:00 PM

HOT TOPIC

Pain Management and Opioids – Managing Risks and Benefits 
Dennis Riverburgh, ATC, PA-C, DFAAPA

 4:00 to 5:00 PM

(Concurrent Sessions)

HOT TOPIC

Medical Marijuana Update

PANRE

Back to Basics Gynecology  
Elizabeth Salzer, PA-C, MA, NYSAFE, C-EFM

 5:00 to 7:00 PM Sponsored Dinner -  
 6:00 to 7:30 PM  Alumni Receptions (Onsite)
 7:00 PM to 12:00 AM PAC Fundraiser

 

 

Saturday, October 26, 2019

 

6:30 AM to 5:00 PM Registration Open
 
7:00 to 8:00 AM 5K Fun Run/Walk
7:30 to 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors 
 7:30 to 9:00 AM Poster Session
7:30 AM to 5:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
8:00 to 12:00 PM

EDUCATOR

Pre- PA Workshop - Session Purchase Required

8:30 to 9:30

(Concurrent Sessions)

HOT TOPIC

IBD: When is it Time to Call the Surgeon
Joanna Esterow, PA-C

HOT TOPIC

Power Differentials - #MeToo in Medicine
Thomas Lahut, DHSc, PA-C

9:30 to 10:30

(Concurrent Sessions)









HOT TOPIC

Sexually Transmitted Infections Update and Interesting Cases
Jonathan Baker, PA-C, MPAS

PANRE

A Systematic Approach to Dysrhythmias
Brandon Godbout, MD

EDUCATOR

How to Make Non-Communicating Students Effective Communicators?
Jennifer Barwell, PA-C, MPAS, and Sarah Latchford, PAC, MPAS

HOT TOPIC

#MeToo In Medicine – Breakout Discussion 
Thomas Lahut, DHSc, PA-C

STUDENT

How to Survive PA School – Tips & Tricks
Gina Abdulahad, PA-C, and Kaitlyn Fiorini, PA-C

10:30 to 11:00 AM Coffee Break

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

(Concurrent Sessions)

STUDENT

Negotiating Contracts and Salary 101
Thomas Gallo, JD, PA-C

EDUCATOR

Faculty Networking Forum
Susan Cappelmann, MS, MT(ASCP), PA-C, and Carina Loscalzo, MS, PA-C

PANRE

Primary Care ENT
Robert Engle, MD, FAAOA

HOT TOPIC

Sepsis Across the Health Care Spectrum
Brandon Godbout, MD

12:00 to 1:30 PM Membership Luncheon
1:30  to 2:30 PM

HOT TOPIC

A Review of Procedural Informed Consent
Joseph Ciavarro Jr., PA-C, MS

 1:30 to 5:30 PM

Medical Jeopardy

Students - Register your Medical Jeopardy team here.

 2:30 to 3:30 PM

HOT TOPIC

the 411 on Cerebrovascular Disease
Tracy Van Ness, DHSc Candidate, MS, PA-C

 3:30 to 4:30 PM

HOT TOPIC

Mechanical Support for Cardiogenic Shock
Saddam Abisse, MD

 4:30 to 5:30 PM

HOT TOPIC

Cartilage Repair and Joint Preservation Techniques of the Knee
Kiet Le, PA-C, MPAS, CF-L1

5:30 to 6:00 PM President's Reception - Invitation Only
6:00 to 7:00 PM Cocktail Reception
 7:00 to 11:00 PM Gala

 

 

Sunday, October 27, 2019

 

7:30 AM to 12:00 PM Registration Open
 

8:00 to 9:00 AM

(Concurrent Sessions)





LEADERSHIP

PAs and Medical Staff Governance
Brent LaRiccia

HOT TOPIC

Lactation and Breastfeeding for the PCP
Lori Metzgar, RN, BSN, CLC

PANRE

Hypertension/Hyperlipidemia Review
Dawn White, DHSc, PA-C

8:00 to 10:00 AM

(Concurrent Sessions)



STUDENT

Student Workshop – Separate Session Purchase Required
Central Lines - 8:00 Session

Joseph Ciavarro Jr., PA-C, MS, Dan Forsberg, PA-C, and Frank Rizzuto, PA-C

LEADERSHIP

Panel - PAs and Their Role on a Hospital's Medical Board: What is Happening Across the State and How We Got There
Moderator: Maureen Regan, MBA, PA-C, FACHE
Thomas Gallo, JD, PA-C, Jason McGrade, PA-C, AVP, Robert Smith, PA-C, and Brenton LaRiccia, PA-C, MBA

9:00 to 10:00 AM

(Concurrent Sessions)

PANRE

Pediatric Fracture Review
Shelby Edwards, DHSc, PA-C

HOT TOPIC

Advanced Sexual and Gender Minority Health
Jonathan Baker, PA-C, MPAS, Diane Bruessow, PA-C, and Danielle Varney, PA-C

 10:00 to 11:00 AM

HOT TOPIC

Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis and Management
Thea Dalfino, MD, MMM, SFHM

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

(Concurrent Sessions)









LEADERSHIP

Panel - PA Owned Businesses: The Pros, the Cons, and the How
Moderator: Maureen Regan, MBA, PA-C, FACHE, DFAAPA
Diane Bruessow, PA-C, MFAS, DFAAPA, Thomas Gallo, JD, PA-C, Keith Algozzine, PA-C, Joseph Sharkey, PA-C, Bruce Hormann, PA-C

STUDENT

Student Workshop – Separate Session Purchase Required
Central Lines - 10:00 AM Session

Joseph Ciavarro Jr., PA-C, MS, Dan Forsberg, PA-C, and Frank Rizzuto, PA-C

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

(Concurrent Sessions)

HOT TOPIC

Opthal
Steve Clark, PA-C

PANRE

GI PANRE Review
Joan Caruso, PA-C, MPAS

Contact

NYSSPA

P: 917-679-4005
E: info@nysspa.org

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