CME and COVID-19 Symposium Schedule - August 15, 2020

The full schedule of sessions is below. To RSVP for the Convention, you will have to be logged into your account. You can register for the entire convention and the Mandatory CME credits. You have to register for EACH hourof Mandatory CME to meet the regulatory guidelines. Once you have RSVPed to the Convention, you will receive a confirmation email. An email with a link for the live session will go out on August 14, 2020.  

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*For Mandatory CME credits, you have to RSVP for EACH hour below*

Objectives:
At the end of this activity, the participant should be able to:

1. Explain the current standards, laws & rules on prescribing controlled substances

2. Identify multiple strategies for preventing medical errors

3. Describe the best strategies for managing COVID-19 patients

Target Audience: All Healthcare providers

AdventHealth Tampa designates this live activity for a maximum of
6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)' and FOMA designates
Prescribing Controlled Substances for 2 AOA Category 1-A credits.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the
extent of their participation in the activity. AdventHealth Tampa is
accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide
continuing medical education for physicians. The planner(s)/
presenter(s) of this activity have disclosed no financial relationships
relevant to the content to be presented.

Nurses will be awarded 8 contact hours for participation. Contact hours awarded upon return of the evaluation form. The evaluation form will be available on the day of the event.

Opening Remarks

Aug 15, 6:55 AM – 7:00 AM EDT

Welcome remarks from Rakesh K. Sharma, MD President, Florida Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (FAPI) and Sudhakar Jonnalagadda, MD President, American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI)

Mandatory CME

Controlled Substance Prescribing Part -1
Aug 15, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM EDT

Joshua Lenchus, DO, RPh, FACP, SFHM

CMO, Broward Health Medical Center  

Two CME hours which will fulfill the requirements for Florida Licensed physicians. This course addresses the relevant components and rules of the HB 21 bill and satisfies the mandatory requirements of physicians.

Controlled Substance Prescribing Part -2

Aug 15, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM EDT

Joshua Lenchus, DO, RPh, FACP, SFHM

CMO, Broward Health Medical Center

Two CME hours which will fulfill the requirements for Florida Licensed physicians. This course addresses the relevant components and rules of the HB 21 bill and satisfies the mandatory requirements of physicians.

 Preventing Medical Errors for Physicians & Physician Assistants-1

Aug 15, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EDT

Arnold Mackles, MD, MBA

This course is ACCME & Florida Approved for two CME hours of Preventing Medical Errors. To renew a Florida Physician or Physician Assistant License, all licensees must complete two hours of approved Medical Errors training.

 Preventing Medical Errors for Physicians & Physician Assistants-2

Aug 15, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT

Arnold Mackles, MD, MBA

This course is ACCME & Florida Approved for two CME hours of Preventing Medical Errors. To renew a Florida Physician or Physician Assistant License, all licensees must complete two hours of approved Medical Errors training.

A Special 15th August India Independence day celebration & Entertainment Program

Aug 15, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

Program:

11:00 AM - President of FAPI: Dr. Rakesh K. Sharma

11:02 AM - National Anthem of US

11:04 AM - National Anthem of India

11:05 AM - Keynote Speech: Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi

11:10 AM - Indian Ambassador to USA: Taranjit Singh Sandhu

11:14 AM - President of AAPI: Dr. Sudhakar Jonnalagadda

11:18 AM - Independence Day Celebration/Entertainment 

11:58 AM - Convention Chair: Dr. IVS Nath

COVID-19 Symposium

COVID-19 and the Research Response

Aug 15, 12:00 PM – 12:15 PM EDT

Anthony Fauci, MD

Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Chief of Laboratory of Immunoregulation National Institute of Health (NIH)

Pathophysiology of COVID-19 and role of chemoprophylaxis

Aug 15, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM EDT

Mobeen Syed, M.D., M.S. 

CEO and Founder drbeen

Current update on diagnostic testing of COVID-19 and medical management of COVID-19

Aug 15, 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM EDT

John Sinnott, MD, FACP​

Professor and Chair, College of Medicine

University of South Florida

Management of COVID-19 patients in ICU

Aug 15, 1:15 PM – 1:30 PM EDT

Nirav B. Patel, MD

Pulmonologist in Baycare Health System, Advent Health and Tampa General

Myocardial Injury, Biomarkers and Echo and Lung Ultrasound Findings in COVID-19 

Aug 15, 1:30 PM – 1:45 PM EDT

Navin C. Nanda, MD, DSc (Hon)

Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases University of Alabama at Birmingham

COVID-19 and Pediatric Hyper-inflammatory syndrome

Aug 15, 2:15 PM – 2:30 PM EDT

Lara S. Shekerdemian, MD 

Chief, Critical Care, Texas Children’s Hospital

Cardiovascular Manifestations of COVID-19

Aug 15, 1:45 PM – 2:15 PM EDT

Jagat Narula, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine and Cardiology

COVID-19 and Biologic disaster Preparedness

Aug 15, 2:30 PM – 2:45 PM EDT

Amy Sharon Arrington, MD, PhD

Section Chief, Global Biologic Preparedness

Medical Director Special Isolation Unit, Texas Children’s Hospital

COVID-19 respiratory failure in Pediatric ICU:  Role of ECMO

(Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation)

Aug 15, 2:45 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

Erika O’Neil, MD

Pediatric Critical Care Intensivist,

Texas Children’s Hospital

COVID-19 Crisis - “Use of Telemedicine, Remote monitoring, Chatbot Technology”

Aug 15, 3:00 PM – 3:15 PM EDT

Nishant Anand, MD, FACEP

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Baycare Hospitals

Update on COVID-19 Vaccination: Part 1 

“Development and Future”

Aug 15, 3:15 PM – 3:30 PM EDT

Adolfo Garcia-Sastre, PhD

Director of the Global Health and Emerging Pathogen Institute, Professor, Department of Microbiology Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY

New Innovation in COVID-19 Screening

Aug 15, 4:00 PM – 4:15 PM EDT

Fazal Fazlin

Scientist, CEO, Kaligia Biosciences

 Update of COVID-19 Vaccination: Part 2 “Review of all potential Vaccines and Clinical Trials”

Aug 15, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

Nirmal S. Sharma, MD

Co-Medical Director, Lung Transplantation Program

Brigham and Women's Hospital 

Member of the Faculty of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

A Hospital System’s Response to COVID-19

Aug 15, 4:15 PM – 4:30 PM EDT

Ravi Chari, MD 

President, HCA Healthcare, West Florida

“Strings Are Attached:  The Government’s COVID-19 Bailout Programs and False Claims Act Risks for Health Care Practitioners”

Aug 15, 4:30 PM – 4:45 PM EDT

Question and Answers on COVID-19 symposium

Aug 15, 4:45 PM – 4:55 PM EDT

Sean O'Connell, Esq

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Richmond, VA 23219

  Announcement of FAPI Election Results

Aug 15, 4:55 PM – 4:56 PM EDT

Mukesh Mehta, MD

Past President of FAPI

President-Elect FAPI: Arthi Sanjeevi, MD

Aug 15, 4:56 PM – 5:00 PM EDT 
 

Clinical Considerations across the Spectrum of Coronary Artery Disease

Aug 15, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT

Karthik Linganathan, MD

Cocktail Reception

Aug 15, 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM EDT

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