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OAPA Annual Conference

October 10-12, 2014

Columbus Marriott Northwest
5605 Blazer Parkway
Dublin, OH 43017

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Full Conference Registration - $550 Member Discount - ($150) Member Conference Registration - $400

Daily Rates also Available - See Registration Form

Registration rates will increase by $100 on October 4, 2014.  No refunds after October 3, 2014.

Hotel Room Rate - $118 Make your own reservations and mention OAPA Deadline for OAPA rate is September 12, 2014.  Call 888/801-7133 and mention OAPA.

Click Here to Make Your Room Reservations Online.

New This Year!  Dinner and Casino Night on Friday, October 10 (included in registration fee).

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Download a Registration Form Here

Agenda (Subject to Change)

This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 23.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel.  Physician assistants should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity.

This program was planned in accordance with AAPA's CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.

Handouts will be available online.  A printed syllabus is available for purchase for $10.00.

Complete Conference Agenda

Session Summary:

There are Tentatively 2 Pharmacology Hours

Friday, October 10

8:00 – 9:00       Heroin Epidemic and Opioid Abusers           

9:00 – 10:00     Pediatrics

10:30 - 11:30    GI Alphabet Soup

11:30 – 12:30   Assessing a Pulmonary Nodule and Lung Cancer Update

1:30 – 2:30       Chemotherapy Induced Cardiac and Pulmonary Toxicities

2:30 – 3:30       Primary Care Treatment for Mood Disorders

4:00 – 5:00       Wound Therapy

5:00 – 6:00       "Zebra" Conditions

Saturday, October 11

8:00 – 9:00       Shared Medical Appointments

9:00 – 10:00     Genetic Testing for Colon Cancer Syndromes

10:15 – 11:15   Non-cardiac Chest Pain

11:15 – 12:15   Treatment of Osteoarthritis/Rheumatoid Arthritis

1:30 – 2:30       Cardiac Clearance and Precautions for Surgery

1:30 - 4:30        Diversity Committee Workshop - RSVP Required
                         See below for information and instructions.

2:30 – 3:30       Contraception and Infertility

3:45 – 4:45       Women's Preventative Health

4:45 – 5:45       Diversity and Cultural Competence

Sunday – October 12

8:00 – 9:00       Wheat, the Staff of Life?

9:00 – 10:00     Happy Hour: Substance Use and Other Behavioral Issues

10:15 – 11:15   SCIP Data Reporting

11:15 – 12:15   Hip Reconstruction in Adults

Saturday Workshop Information

This will be a small group facilitated discussion group, so space will be limited.  Find more information and complete the online curriculum at:

A Physician’s Practical Guide to Culturally Competent Care is a free, online educational program accredited for physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. The workshop will be intended to complement the HHS OMH free online CME course, and participants will be expected to have reviewed the content prior to participation in an effort to promote informed discussion on the discussion of applied cultural competency within your practice setting.

RSVP to OAPA at with your name and email address.



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