VAPA 2020 Summer CME Conference

Sunday, July 26 to Friday, July 31, 2020

Barry Diduch, M.D.

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WORKSHOP: Concussion Evaluation and Management
July 26, 2020, 12:30 pm
An Update on the Pre-Participation Sports Examination
July 27, 2020, 11:15 am

Jeanine Gargiulo, PA-C

WORKSHOP: Examination of the Hip
July 26, 2020, 12:30 pm
Radiographic Evaluation of Hip and Knee OA and Discussion of Conservative Treatment Options
July 27, 2020, 10:15 am

Barbara Morrison, PA-C, RYT-200

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WORKSHOP: Mindful Practice for PAs
July 26, 2020, 3:00 pm

Robert Glasgow, DC, FIAMA

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WORKSHOP: Peripheral Mononeuropathies: Sensory Evaluation
July 26, 2020, 3:00 pm
WORKSHOP: Peripheral Mononeuropathies: Motor Evaluation
July 28, 2020, 3:45 pm

Mike Baldwin, PA-C

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Orthopaedic Emergencies: What Every Physician Assistant Should Know
July 27, 2020, 9:00 am

Ajay Manhapra, M.D.

July 27, 2020, 1:30 pm

Rebecca Levorson

Communicable Diseases: Contingency Planning in the Outpatient Setting
July 27, 2020, 2:30 pm

Phil Davis, PA-C

Common Pediatric Sports Injuries and Conditions for Primary Care
July 28, 2020, 8:00 am
WORKSHOP: Splinting
July 29, 2020, 9:45 am

Clifford Deal, MD, FACS

Dr. Deal is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army. He served initially as a platoon leader 82d Airborne Division during the first Gulf War. Recently, in 2013, he was deployed to Afghanistan with the 945th Forward Surgical Team. He is a Senior Parachutist. He has been awarded both the Combat Medical Badge and the Combat Action Badge. In Richmond, Dr. lives a dual life specializing in breast cancer, while maintaining an adjunct faculty appointment in VCU Department of Trauma and Critical Care Medicine
Humanity in Health Care: Improving Access and Quality for Virginia's Patients
July 28, 2020, 9:00 am

Scott Baute, PA-C

SVTs: How to Differentiate and Treat
July 28, 2020, 10:30 am

Stuart Henochowicz, MD

Stuart Henochowicz, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.P. Dr. Henochowicz completed a combined B.S.-M.D. program in 1981, earning a B.S. degree in Chemistry, summa cum laude from C.U.N.Y. Brooklyn College and an M.D. degree from S.U.N.Y. Downstate Medical School. He received an M.B.A. from Johns Hopkins University in 2005. Dr. Henochowicz is board certified in Internal Medicine and Allergy/Immunology. He is a former chief medical resident at the Washington Hospital Center. He did his allergy training at the National Jewish Center and the University of Colorado. He is a former Assistant Clinical Professor at U.M.D.N.J. in New Brunswick, N.J. and a former Senior Staff Attending at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. Dr. Henochowicz is currently an Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology at Georgetown University Medical School. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor with the George Washington University Physician Assistant program, and an Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor with the James Madison University Physician Assistant program. Dr. Henochowicz is married and has four children.
Food Allergies
July 28, 2020, 1:30 pm

Kapil Kapoor, MD

Diabetic Retinopathy-What you can't afford to miss
July 28, 2020, 2:30 pm

Sara Nicely, DHEd, PA-C

I graduated from Jefferson College of Health Sciences in 2002, and received a Master's in Physician Assistant Studies from University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2007. I am currently enrolled in the Doctor of Health Education program at A.T. Still University, and the focus of my dissertation has been on increasing the oral health curriculum provided to the PA students. I am currently an Assistant Professor for the PA program at Jefferson College of Health Sciences, and I work clinically for the Surgical Critical Care Service at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. My interest in oral health began when I attended a meeting of the Virginia Oral Health Coalition and learned of the efforts in place to increase access to oral care in the state. These efforts focused on locating appropriate dental care for patients , educating medical providers to appropriately assess and refer patients for oral disease, and developing collaborative relationships between medical and dental providers, educators, insurances providers, and the government.
WORKSHOP: Suturing Workshop - Techniques for Superficial and Deep Closures
July 28, 2020, 3:45 pm

Don Solimini, PA-C, MHA, DFAAPA

The Heart of the Matter - Pediatric Cardiology Review
July 28, 2020, 4:00 pm

David Munter, MD, MBA

Dr. Munter is a Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at EVMS here in Norfolk, Virginia and works with Emergency Physicians of Tidewater. He is a retired Navy Captain, and is a nationally recognized expert in the area of GI Foreign Bodies, on which he will be speaking to us today. He has written over 17 textbook chapters on this topic including 4 editions of Roberts and Hedges Procedures in Emergency Medicine, and his on-line chapters on this topic, based on number of hits, rate as some of the most popular of any on-line texts. He has presented several times at the AAPA national conference including this topic. He also has worked with the National Board of Medical Examiners for the national licensing exam for physicians for over 15 years. Please welcome Dr. Munter.
July 29, 2020, 8:30 am

Greg Thomas, PA-C Emeritus, MPH

Update from NCCPA: Positive Changes to Certification Maintenance
July 29, 2020, 10:00 am

Daniel Thibodeau, MPH, PA-C, DFAAPA

Daniel Thibodeau MHP, PA-C, DFAAPA is associate professor for the Physician Assistant program and Director of Clinical Education Recruitment and Support at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He clinically practices in cardiology and also has clinical experience in emergency medicine as well as cardiac surgery. Graduating in 1996, he holds a Masters of Health Professions and his certificate of the physician assistant program from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Thibodeau also holds two undergraduate degrees, one in Physical Education with a concentration in sports medicine from Radford University and a second baccalaureate in biology from Old Dominion University. His faculty duties are focused around the clinical assessment of the patient, clinical procedures, and clinical medicine lectures. He has worked with several national organizations, including being former chair of the board for the American Academy of Physician Assistants, a member of the American College of Physicians Foundation national steering committee on the Initiative on Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention, and was also part of the ACPF national steering committee on Acute Coronary Syndrome. Mr. Thibodeau is currently part of the AAPA's Educational Advisory Board as well as the Cardiovascular Risk Reduction work group of the AAPA.
Advancing the Management of Patients with Chronic Heart Failure
July 29, 2020, 11:00 am
July 29, 2020, 2:00 pm
July 29, 2020, 3:15 pm

Dan Jerrems, PA-C

Dan Jerrems’ Bio: After St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland, Dan went to the Johns Hopkins School of Health Services for his PA training. He’s a past president of the Maryland Academy of Physician Assistants and one of his proudest achievements was helping push through legislation that gave PAs in Maryland the authority to write prescriptions. Over a 35 year career, Dan has worked in general surgery, internal medicine, emergency medicine, environmental medicine, pain medicine and OB/GYN. For the past five years he’s been with the Scoliosis and Spine Center at St. Joseph Medical Center north of Baltimore where he has a busy office practice and first assists in spine surgery. His talk today is about managing back pain and when to refer to a specialist. Please welcome Dan Jerrems…
Low Fat, Low Carb, Paleo, Keto, Plant-Based - What do the studies show?
July 29, 2020, 1:00 pm

Hwal Lee, CPRP

Rapid CBT: Using Applied Cognitive Behavioral Techniques to Boost Self-Care and Patient Care
July 29, 2020, 3:15 pm

Deepak Talreja, MD

Deepak Talreja is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the President of Cardiovascular Associates, a 20 cardiologist group in Hampton Roads. He specializes in lipidology and is a diplomate of the National Lipid Association. He also specializes in interventional cardiology and the treatment of coronary artery disease and valvular heart disease. He is on the faculty of Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Innovations in Technology Reshaping the Practice of Cardiovascular Care: Three Twentieth Century Revolutions
July 30, 2020, 7:30 am

Megan Lawson, PA-C

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Get in the Right Headspace: A Practical Approach to Pharyngitis, Otitis, and Sinusitis
July 30, 2020, 8:30 am

Derick Stackpole, PA-C

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Get in the Right Headspace: A Practical Approach to Pharyngitis, Otitis, and Sinusitis
July 30, 2020, 8:30 am

Steve Gershon, MD, FACS

Dr. Steve Gershon received his BS degree from Tulane University and his MD degree from Downstate Medical Center. He was the chief resident at NYU Medical Center in NYC in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. His active practice focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. He is an assistant clinical professor at EVMS where he teaches medical students and residents. He has lectured in over 40 states, Canada and throughout Europe. Dr. Gershon has participated in over 30 clinical research trials as a principal investigator. He employs 5 mid-levels in his busy clinical practice.
Diagnosis and Treatment Algorithms for Low Back Pain in the 21st Century
July 30, 2020, 12:45 pm
WORKSHOP: Hands-On Physical Exam of the Low Back Pain Patient
July 30, 2020, 2:00 pm

Angela Lewis, PA-C

Primary Palliative Care: Who, What, When and Why?
July 31, 2020, 9:00 am