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Mar 28 - Apr 07, 2021 | CME : 14 | MOC : 14 | Contact Hours : 14 | Hours : 6 | Credits : 14 | USD $895.00 | Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Topics in Critical Care Medicine and Geriatrics is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. This onsite medical conference will be held from Mar 28 - Apr 07, 2021, at Celebrity Silhouette, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Who should attend? Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists How many CME/CE credits can be earned by attending Topics in Critical Care Medicine and Geriatrics 2021? Accreditation: • 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • 14 ACPE Credits • 14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program • 14.0 Contact Hours • 6 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs Program Purpose: Topics: • Osteoporosis ○ Assess screening recommendations and apply them to everyday practice ○ Employtherapies that cover bisphosphonates, PTH, and inhibitors of the RANK/RANKL/OPG system ○ Analyze the current controversies and clinical studies regarding Vitamin D ○ Better advise patients on calcium supplementation • MCI and Alzheimer's Disease ○ Elucidate Mild Cognitive Impairment in both amnestic and non-amnestic disease states ○ Know the potential complexities of early diagnosis of dementia for patient care outcomes ○ Define the clinical manifestations of Alzheimer's disease ○ Analyze patients for symptoms of cognitive and functional loss ○ Incorporate appropriate drug and non-drug interventions for patients with dementia ○ Counsel families and caregivers at all stages of the disease • To Sleep: Perchance to Dream ○ Describe the age-related changes in sleep ○ Evaluate the psychiatric, medical, and neurological causes of sleep problems ○ Implement office-based and objective methods for evaluating sleep-disordered breathing ○ Intervene with appropriate treatments for complaints of insomnia including CBTI as first-line guideline-directed care • Management of Constipation ○ Understand the common barriers that hinder the optimal management of chronic constipation in health care settings ○ Define primary as well as secondary causes of hypertension in the older adult ○ Provide a rational strategy to manage constipation based on the current best evidence of the drug classes currently available • Where Pain Management Meets Addiction Medicine ○ Understand the pathogenesis of pain ○ Apply recent guidelines in pain management including calculations for Morphine Milligram Equivalent Units ○ Choose appropriate drug therapy and multimodal interventions for the relief of pain ○ Consider the metabolic breakdown of different narcotics and their contribution to serotonin syndrome ○ Employ newer tools to determine the potential for opioid dependence • Pulmonary Disease in the Elderly ○ Estimate current trends in pulmonary disease in the elderly ○ Review current immunization guidelines and supportive therapy ○ Incorporate new therapies like LAMA/LABA combination inhalers and roflumilast in the management of COPD ○ Complete the appropriate use of nebulizers, MDIs, and oxygen ○ Apply guideline-directed care to patients with COPD • Nutritional Supplements: When East meets West ○ Emphasize that adequate nutrition is a prerequisite for the maintenance of good health and optimum efficiency ○ Discover the on-line resources that provide the best evidence in support of dietary and nutritional supplements ○ Know the targeted supplements for heart disease, vision, depression/mood, and urologic disorders ○ Council patients on the risks of certain therapies in the presence of another disease ○ Expand your working knowledge of the Mediterranean diet • Critical Review of the 2016 Surviving Sepsis Campaign ○ The Surviving Sepsis Campaign was newly updated. Realize the important points that impact patient care. • Fungal Infections in the ICU ○ Currently, different organizations vary in their recommendations on when to use the available anti-fungal therapies. • ARDS Clinical Update ○ Upon completion of this lecture, clinicians should be able to recognize and implement cost-effective infection control measures in their practice. • Management of Embolic Stroke ○ Currently, different organizations vary in their recommendations on the treatment of CVAs and related complications. ○ Critically review the management of acute embolic strokes. • Infection control practices in the ICU: What is the evidence? ○ Upon completion of this medical conference, clinicians should be able to understand and implement cost-effective infection control measures in their practice. • Critical Care Controversies: Transfusion in the ICUs ○ Distinguish the appropriate transfusion trigger in the critically ill and the risks associated with transfusion. ○ Also discussion transfusion practices for massive transfusions. • Ethical cases in the Critically III ○ Understand how to best integrate non-standard advanced directives into the care of critically ill patients.
Sep 12 - Dec 13, 2020 | Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
7th Argentine Congress of Pediatric Nutrition is organized by Argentine Society of Pediatrics / Sociedad Argentina de Pediatria (SAP) and will be held from Sep 12 - Dec 13, 2020 at Hotel Panamericano Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Objectives Topics • Delve into issues related to obesity in children and adolescents. • Prioritize breastfeeding as always, and provide tools for a rational use of formulas when indicated. • Update relevant topics in the treatment of diabetes in children and adolescents. • Deepen knowledge of the use of the ketogenic diet, discussing different approaches according to the experience of different teams. • Reflect on food sovereignty as a right and expand knowledge on the consequences of consuming food contaminated with pesticides, ultra-processed foods • Review new treatments in diseases with high impact on nutritional status • Deepen the assessment and nutritional care in hospitalized patients and at home • Discuss proposals in the prevention of complications related to access to nutritional support • Bring together professionals involved with nutrition: nutrition specialists, pediatricians, general practitioners, nutritionists, nurses, psychologists, sociologists, food engineers, teachers, researchers to share knowledge fostering cooperation and joint work • Hierarchize interdisciplinary work to address complex health situations Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 22 - 24, 2020 | Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
XX Argentine Society of Infectology / Sociedad Argentina de Infectologia (SADI) Congress 2020 is organized by Argentine Society of Infectology / Sociedad Argentina de Infectologia (SADI) and will be held from Nov 22 - 24, 2020 at Hilton Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
6th World Congress of Dermoscopy (WCD) is organized by International Dermoscopy Society (IDS) and will be held from Jun 10 - 12, 2021 at Buenos Aires, Argentina. Main Topics and Sessions: Sessions: • IDS Consensus Meeting • Free comunications • Electronic posters • World cup • Sesions with experts • Teledermoscopy • Optical coherence microscopy, confocal microscopy and new technologies • Satellite symposiums • Plenary sessions • Focused sessions • Workshops Topics: • Nevi • Melanoma • Non-melanoma skin cancer • Bening tumors • Dermoscopy in specific sites • Dermoscopy in high risk patients • Trichoscopy • Infectious and inflammmatory lesions • Entomodermoscopy • Dermoscopy in new cancer treatments • Dermoscopy in general dermatology • Dermoscopy: experience in different countries • Terminology • Teledermatology • Teledermoscopy • Optical coherence microscopy, confocal microscopy and new technologies • Digital monitoring devices (the new era) , practical applications and limitations of ultrasound assessment Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 25 - 28, 2021 | Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
11th International Meeting of Pediatric Endocrinology is organized by European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) and will be held from Sep 25 - 28, 2021 at Buenos Aires, Argentina. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.