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Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16669, for 7.25 Contact Hours.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

No commercial support was received for this activity. This activity is funded entirely by Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC.

Community Practice Connections™ - 2nd Annual Advanced Practice Collaborative

Release Date: November 27, 2019
Expiration Date: November 27, 2020
Media: Internet - based

Activity Overview

The 2nd Annual Advanced Practice Collaborative is a live recorded webcast to rapidly update primary care practitioners on the latest advances across key therapeutic areas. This live webcast blends expert presentations, panel discussions, and questions from virtual audience participants to cover an extensive array of clinical topics. Expert faculty will help enhance your understanding, knowledge, and competence in the prevention, treatment, and management of a multitude of chronic conditions, illnesses, and associated comorbidities. This new Advanced Practice Collaborative activity is as its name suggests: a gathering of the frontline practitioners dedicated to improving patient care.

Benefits of Participating

  • Increase awareness of the latest treatment options for common conditions
  • Integrate recent data into your patient care
  • Gather disease management insights from expert faculty
  • Gain perspective on your role in the evolving healthcare delivery system

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

No commercial support was received for this activity. This activity is funded entirely by Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC.

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  • You will need to log in to participate in the activity.
  • Each presentation may contain an interactive question(s). You may move forward through the presentation; however, you may not go back to change answers or review videos/content until you finish the presentation.
  • At the end of the activity, “Educational Content/Video” will be available for your reference.
  • In order to receive a CME/CE Certificate, you must complete the activity.
  • Complete the Posttest and pass with a score of 70% or higher, complete the Evaluation, and then click on “Request for Credit.” You may immediately download a CME/CE Certificate upon completion of these steps.

Target Audience

This curriculum is directed toward nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) practicing in the primary care setting. Physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment of patients in the primary care setting may also attend and participate.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Review updates to guidelines and recommendations for screening and evaluation of patients presenting with illnesses commonly encountered in primary care
  • Discuss the potential impact of recent clinical trial data on clinical decision making and care of patients with a variety of illnesses encountered in primary care
  • Identify strategies to recognize and manage treatment-related adverse events in primary care
  • Assess challenges faced by primary care practitioners in care of patients with a wide range of illnesses
  • Discern strategies for patient education, adherence, disease prevention, and self-management across a multidisciplinary team

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures


Scott Urquhart
Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA
Chair, Metabolic and Endocrine Disease Summit
Adjunct Clinical Professor, James Madison University PA Program
Clinical Instructor, George Washington University PA Program
Diabetes and Thyroid Associates
Fredericksburg, VA

Disclosures: Speaker’s Bureau: AstraZeneca, Novo Nordisk; Consultant: Novo Nordisk; Advisory Board: AstraZeneca, Sanofi.

Wendy L. Wright
Owner and Family Nurse Practitioner
Wright & Associates Family Healthcare
Amherst and Concord, NH

Disclosures: Speaker’s Bureau: Merck, Pfizer, Sanofi; Consultant: GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, Pfizer, Sanofi.

Margaret Bobonich
Margaret Bobonich, DNP, FNP-C, DCNP, FAANP
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Department of Dermatology
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University
School of Medicine, and Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Cleveland, OH

Disclosures: Speaker’s Bureau: AbbVie, Lilly USA, Novartis; Speaker’s Bureau, nonbranded: UCB Biopharma SPRL; Consultant: AbbVie; Advisory Board: AbbVie, Lilly USA, Novartis.

Pamela Lusk
Clinical Associate Professor
The Ohio State University College of Nursing
Columbus, OH

Disclosures: no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Ryan Mallo
Ryan Mallo, PhD, DNP, FNP-C, ENP-C
Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital
Evart Family Practice
Evart, MI
Averett University School of Nursing
Director of Nurse Practitioner Program
Danville, VA

Disclosures: Speaker’s Bureau: Merck.

Sally K. Miller
Clinical Professor
Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions
Philadelphia, PA
Nurse Practitioner
Las Vegas, NV

Disclosures: Consultant: Point of Care Network.

Susan Scanland
Susan Scanland, MSN, CRNP, GNP-BC, CDP
CEO and Founder
Dementia Connection
Clarks Summit, PA

Disclosures: Speaker’s Bureau: Acadia; Advisory Board: Acadia, Genentech.

Mimi Secor
Senior Faculty
Advanced Practice Education Associates
Onset, MA

Disclosures: Speaker’s Bureau: Duchesnay, Point of Care Network.

The staff of Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC (PER®) have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Resolution of Conflicts of Interest (COI)

As a sponsor accredited by the ACCME, PER® makes it a policy to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its CME/CE activities. In compliance with ACCME guidelines, PER® requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of a CME/CE activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. The ACCME defines relevant financial relationships as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a COI.

Additionally, PER® is required by ACCME to resolve all COI. PER® has identified and resolved all COI prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.

Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This CME/CE activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Participants are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this CME/CE activity is for continuing medical and nursing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a physician and nurse relative to diagnostic or treatment options for a specific patient’s medical condition.

The opinions expressed in the content are solely those of the individual faculty members and do not reflect those of PER®.

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