28th Annual Missouri Valley Symposium

Friday, July 20, 2018

Check-in opens at 8 a.m. with sessions beginning at 8:30.  Attendees can expect informative sessions by experts in the field on topics that are current and relevant. CME will be offered for each session through Avera Continuing Education Consortium.  Lunch will be provided and the day concludes at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Avera is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. An application has been made for continuing medical education.


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8 - 8:30 a.m.   Check-in/Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Julie Fieldsend, R.N.
Krista Bohlen, Pharm.D
Genefolio® and Medication Management with Avera Pharmacogenomics
9:30 - 10 a.m. Elizabeth Volzke, RDN, LN Fad Diet vs. Evidence-Based Diet
10 - 10:15 a.m.   Break
10:15 - 10:45 a.m. Judith Peterson, M.D. Carpal tunnel Syndrome Updates in Assessment & Management
10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Carmen Hutchison, Pharm.D Collaboration Against the Opioid
11:15 - 11:45 a.m. Lori Hansen, M.D. Review 2017 Gold guidelines for Treatment of COPD
11:45 a.m.   Lunch
12:45 - 1:15 p.m. Hope Jurrens, RN How to Talk Tobacco Without Igniting a Fire:  SD QuitLine
1:15 - 2:15 p.m. Tim Irwin, M.D. Cardiac CT Angiography
2:15 - 2:30 p.m.   Break
2:30 - 3 p.m. Luke Serck, M.D. Avoiding physician Burnout
3 - 3:30 p.m. Byron Nielsen, M.D. Contrast and the Kidney
3:30 - 4 p.m. Robert Ferrell, M.D. Birth Control Methods and Adverse Effects



Registration Fee:  $60 

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Avera Sacred Heart Hospital Professional Office Pavilion
Conference Room
501 Summit Street
Yankton, S.D.