primary care trends

Primary Care Trends


Sept 20-21, 2019

Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown
1441 NE 2nd Ave
Portland, OR 97232

Primary Care Trends is a 2-day conference designed to provide primary care providers with strategies to improve quality and efficiency in their practices. This conference is planned with and for primary care providers and is a collaborative effort among clinicians from key organizations within the Portland metropolitan area including Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Providence Health System, Oregon Health Science University/Portland Adventist, and Northwest Human Services. Primary Care Trends offers a unique opportunity for clinicians to collaborate, learn from expert faculty, and share best practices on a host of clinical and practice management topics.

Agenda topics include: 

  • Diagnosis and Management of Bipolar II Disorder: A Case-Based Update for the Non-Psychiatrist
  • COPD Treatment Update
  • New 2018 ADA/EASD Guidelines for Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Pitfalls in Ordering Laboratory and Imaging Tests: Where Do Primary Care Providers Fall Short?
  • Incorporating Telehealth into Primary Care Workflow
  • Malpractice: What To Do When You Are Sued
  • Medical Scribes in Primary Care
  • Physicians Caring for Physician-Patients: Exploring The Complexities of this Doctor-Patient Relationship
  • and other topics targeted at providing the primary care providers with knowledge and skills to improve care quality and practice efficiency

 Registration Price


 Early Bird - $100

July 5, 2019

 Super Saver - $125

September 3, 2019

 Advanced - $150

September 19, 2019

 On-Site - $200

October 3, 2019

 Students & Fellows* - $35

Flat Rate

  • Industry Representative registration is date-based pricing +$200
  • *Student is defined as currently enrolled in an advanced learning institution and/or studying in order to enter a particular profession. If you would like to attend as a Student, please contact for further information.

Intended Learners
This CME initiative was designed for primary care providers. 

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Cancellation Policy: Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

CE Information

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the providership of Horizon CME. Horizon CME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
Horizon CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

How to obtain credit for attendance (eligibility requirement and process for obtaining certificate)
To receive documentation of credit, participants must:

  1. Attend the educational activity
  2. Complete the online evaluation form


We want to ensure that your time at the Primary Care Trends conference is convenient and memorable. Staying at our host hotel provides a hassle-free experience and puts you at the heart of the activity surrounding the conference.

Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown
1441 NE 2nd Ave
Portland, OR 97232

To make hotel reservations at the venue and receive a special discounted rate, click here to book online or call 866-242-1264 and request the group rate for "PTC".

The deadline to reserve with the group rate is August 20, 2019. Rates are subject to availability - space is limited, so be sure to reserve early.