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2022 PCE Primary Care Symposia - Full-day Virtual Meeting Saturday, November 19, 2022

Join our expert faculty virtually to learn how the latest scientific developments translate to practical clinical strategies for NPs and PAs. There is no registration fee for this program.

Nurse Practitioners: 5.00 Nursing contact hours, includes 5.00 hours of pharmacotherapy credit.

Physician Assistants/Physician Associates: 5.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits

This event has expired. No longer available for credits.

Credits Available


Who Should Attend

NPs and PAs

Time and location

Saturday, November 19, 2022


7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET)

Darren M. Brenner, MD, FACG, AGAF, RFF

Professor of Medicine and Surgery
Irene D. Pritzker Foundation Research Scholar
Division of Gastroenterology
Department of Internal Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Stephanie Jalaba, MMS, PA-C

Assistant Professor
Department of PA Medicine
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
East Lansing, Michigan

Tracy Zivin-Tutela, MD

Attending Physician 
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Internal Medicine
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital
Fountain Valley, California
Los Alamitos Medical Center
Los Alamitos, California

Douglas Jacoby, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Penn Cardiology Preventive Care
Medical Director
Penn Presbyterian Heart and Vascular Pavilion
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Maureen Moriarty, DNP, ANP-BC

Associate Professor
Malek School of Nursing Professions
Marymount University
Arlington, Virginia
Moriarty Associates: A Comprehensive Headache Center
Westminster, Maryland

Denise Vanacore, PhD, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC

Professor of Nursing
Graduate Program Director
Gwynedd Mercy University
Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania


6:30 AM – 7:00 AM ET - Log-in

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM ET - Non-accredited Presentation Theater

8:00 AM – 8:10 AM ET - Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:10 AM – 9:15 AM ET - Chronic Constipation: Going Beyond Over-the-Counter Therapies 
                                         Darren Brenner

9:15 AM – 10:20 AM ET - The Return of the Flu: Prevention and Management Beyond Vaccination in 2022
                                           Tracy Zivin-Tutela, MD

10:20 AM – 11:25 AM ET - Discussing Dyslipidemia: Incorporating Guideline Recommendations and Novel Agents
Douglas S. Jacoby, MD

11:25 AM – 12:25 PM ET - Non-accredited Presentation Theater

12:25 PM – 1:30 PM ET - Getting Ahead on Migraine Management: The Place for Novel Options
                                           Maureen Moriarty, DNP, ANP-BC

1:30 PM – 2:35 PM ET - Improving Response to Antidepressant Therapy: What Are the Options?
Denise Vanacore, PhD, FNP-BC

2:35 PM – 2:40 PM ET - Summary and Closing Remarks

2:40 PM – 3:40 pm ET - Non-accredited Presentation Theater


Learning Objectives:
After completing this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Apply recent clinical study results and guidelines to primary care practice
  • Implement the latest diagnostic and treatment strategies for common conditions encountered in primary care
  • Coordinate patient care with other members of the healthcare team


Accreditation per Event

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

ANCC Credit Designation
Nursing contact hours:

AAPA Credit Designation

Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

IPCE Credit Designation

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 5.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.