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Healthy People Day - Northern California
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"Supporting and Promoting the Health of Our Patients"

When: Saturday, November 2nd
9am to 4pm
Where: Embassy Suites Walnut Creek
1345 Treat Blvd
Walnut Creek, California  94597
United States
Contact: Karl Baur, CMP

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This regional event will offer a maximum of six (6) AOA Category 1A credits.


The fee to attend this program is $275 (OPSC Members receive a $75 discount) if registration is completed by October 27th.  After October 27th, fees will increase by $25 for all categories.

Program Outline

Time Activity Learning Objectives
8:00 - 9:00 am Registration
& Check-In

9:00 - 10:30 am Lecture: "Healthy Heart"

1. Discuss how to improve cardiovascular endurance as we age
2. Gain exposure to supervised weight reduction programs / different obesity treatment modalities that will ultimately lead to a better cardiovascular health
3. Describe how to maintain / improve muscular endurance as we age that ultimately leads to a better cardiovascular health 
4. Recognize which balanced diet leads to prevention of hypertension, diabetes and coronary artery disease
5. Identify preventive or potentially curative strategies for diabetes, hypertension, coronary artery disease, cardiovascular health, breast and prostate cancer and certain psychiatric illnesses

10:30 am - 12:00 pm Lecture: "Healthy Living"

1. Gain exposure to the relationship of various dietary approaches to cardiovascular health
2. Make appropriate recommendations for dietary approaches to improve cardiovascular health
3. Apply indications and contraindications to exercise to improve cardiovascular health
4. Generate appropriate exercise plans (or make appropriate referrals) to improve cardiovascular health

12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch [provided]  
1:00 - 2:30 pm Lecture:
Behavioral Health

1. Understand the history and context of Motivational Interviewing
2. Appreciate how hard "change" is in the clinical setting
3. Practice finding ambivalence 
4. Reconsider the role of the physician in promoting change

2:30 - 4:00 pm Lecture:
Mobile Technology

1. Define current and future technology that improves access to care, discussion of conditions, differential diagnostic options, standards, management, and education for patients requiring office based care in urban and rural environments allowing the provider to spend the most productive time with the patient and deliver the best possible care and experience in the most cost effective manner
2. Identify current and future modalities that assist and improve the interpretation of pertinent practices, safety and procedures helpful in office-based care in rural and urban environments
3. Recognize the different techniques and practices available through technology that may help optimize the administrative, management, reimbursement, environment, and data collection in office-based care


Topics subject to change without notice


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