Iowa PCA Annual Conference: Supporting Healthy Communities

October 16, 2014 to October 17, 2014


The Iowa Primary Care Association Annual Conference is an educational opportunity for our community health centers to learn about upcoming changes in the health care environment, best practices and strategies, and ways to collaborate as a group.  

Target Audience

CEOs, Operations Directors, Senior Leadership, Clinic Managers, Clinicians, Dental Staff, CFOs, HR Directors, Quality Directors and Marketing/Fundraising Staff. 

Agenda and Speakers

Click here for the full agenda. 
Please note the only presentation eligible for CME/CEU credit is below. 

Friday, October 17 from 9:15 - 10:45 am

Colorectal Cancer Screenings

Durado D. Brooks, MD, MPH
Director of Prostate and Colorectal Cancers for the American Cancer Society

  1. Understand the key elements of high-quality colorectal cancer screening programs.
  2. Avoid ineffective cancer screening practices.
  3. Incorporate evidence-based interventions in their practice to increase screenings.

Relevant to the content of this CME presentation, Dr. Brooks indicated he has no financial relationships to disclose. 

Green, Green, Green! 

All conference materials will be offered exclusively online through our website. We encourage you to visit this page prior to the conference date to review and/or print any of the conference materials available for duplication you would like to have present with you during the conference.  


Please note some sessions may not have materials for duplication and some speakers may prefer to bring handouts. Other PowerPoint's will be posted online as they are received.


The Iowa PCA Annual Awards program begins with you! Any member of health center staff can nominate colleagues for the following three awards, which will be presented at this year's Iowa PCA Annual Conference.

The Carl Kulczyk Memorial Award
This award was established in recognition of Carl Kulczyk's outstanding contributions to the Iowa PCA and community health field prior to his death in 2008. This award is presented to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to his/her organization over the course of his/her tenure at the health center.

The Unsung Hero Award
This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated a level of excellence in his/her work which distinguishes his/her services and contributions during the past year. 

The Outstanding Provider Award
This award recognizes a distinguished provider who exemplifies excellence in clinical practice and demonstrates a dedication to the health center mission and to the patients he/she serves. 


    Vivan Day 

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 1.50 AOA Category 2­A
    • 1.50 CE Contact Hour(s)
    • 1.80 IBON
    Course opens: 
    Course expires: 
    Event starts: 
    10/16/2014 - 10:00am CDT
    Event ends: 
    10/17/2014 - 3:30pm CDT
    West Des Moines Mariott
    West Des Moines, IA
    United States

    Continuing Education Credit

    • MD:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) through the joint providership of Des Moines University (DMU) and the Iowa Primary Care Association. DMU is accredited by IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • DO: Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AOA Category 2-A credit(s).
    • Nurse: Des Moines University continuing education is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.8 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
    • Other: This live activity is designated for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

    Available Credit

    • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 1.50 AOA Category 2­A
    • 1.50 CE Contact Hour(s)
    • 1.80 IBON


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