Upcoming Medical Conferences in Costa RicaSearch Criteria : Costa Rica
Aug 29 - 31, 2018 | USD $500 | Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
San josÃ©, San Jose
The Latin American Association of Endoscopic Surgery (ALACE) 2018 is organized by GAP Congress (GAP Congressos) and will be held from Aug 29 - 31, 2018 at Wyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel & Convention Center, San Jose, Costa Rica. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 29 - Oct 02, 2018 | USD $320 | Neurology
San jose, San Jose
10th Latin American Congress on Epilepsy is organized by International Burea for Epilepsy (IBE), International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and will be held during Sep 29 - Oct 02, 2018 at InterContinental Costa Rica at Multiplaza Mall, San jose, Costa Rica. Conference Description : The aim of this conference is to stimulate research in the field of epilepsy and improve patient care throughout Latin America. The scientific program will include plenary sessions, discussion sessions, educational sessions and workshops. The poster sessions and the platform sessions will be scheduled to facilitate the communication of new information, while the Industry will sponsor symposiums, which will play an important role in the complementation of the main scientific sessions. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 03 - 06, 2018 | CME 18.00 | Obstetrics and Gynecology
36th Annual Fall Conference on Obstetrics is organized by Symposia Medicus and will be held from Oct 03 - 06, 2018 at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. The target audience for this medical event is designed for physicians, certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, PAs, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who face ever-increasing challenges in the clinical diagnoses, treatment options, and new technologies involved in caring for the pregnant patient. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description : The primary goal of this conference is to increase knowledge and enhance the competence of attendees. Emphasis will be placed on practical application of the evidence-based topics presented. Topics for this year’s conference have been selected based on the educational needs determined from the identified professional practice gaps. The gaps were derived from a variety of sources including evaluations and outcomes data from past participants; clinical expert input; Symposia Medicus’ online survey; and other medical and nursing data. The conference format will include didactic lectures, smaller group breakout and interactive sessions, case studies, and question and answer sessions. Conference Objectives are: • Implement prevention strategies for surgical site infection and sepsis • Interpret umbilical cord gases and base deficit • Review EFM strips and apply categories of FHR patterns • Assess risks and management strategies associated with the short cervix • Diagnose and manage intrauterine growth restriction
Nov 05 - 09, 2018 | CME 20.00 | Medical Education
Guanacaste, Buenos Aires
Medical Spanish for Healthcare Professionals is organized by Medical Studies Abroad and will be held from Nov 05 - 09, 2018 at El Mangroove, Autograph Collection, Guanacaste, Buenos Aires, Costa Rica. The target audience for this medical event is Healthcare Professionals. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description : This conference teaches basic and intermediate Medical Spanish language skills to healthcare professionals. The course is held in Costa Rica and helps students implement the usage of their new language skills with native speakers in an immersion setting. This is a one week class that focuses on vocabulary and situations unique to the medical professional. The conference will improve your Spanish language skills and give you more confidence when communicating with Spanish speaking patients. The goal of this conference is to teach basic, intermediate and advanced Medical Spanish language skills in the classroom and to implement the usage of these skills with native Spanish speakers in an immersion setting. At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to improve their knowledge of Medical Spanish with a the ability to converse and take basic medical histories from Spanish speaking patients and have the ability to give simple commands and instructions to this patient population. Intermediate and Advanced students will focus on improving their knowledge of Medical vocabulary and use of verbs and proper tenses. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Saint Joseph, Saint Joseph
International Pediatric Transplant Association (IPTA) Symposium in Organ Transplantation in Children is organized by International Pediatric Transplant Association (IPTA) and will be held during Nov 12 - 13, 2018 at Crowne Plaza San Jose Corobici Conf. Center, Saint Joseph, Costa Rica. The target audience for this medical event is physicians, surgeons, and allied health professionals. Conference Description : The focus of this symposium is aimed at clinical and research fellows in pediatric solid organ transplantation, as well as residents, and other allied health professional or non-physician trainees who are planning a career in pediatric transplantation. The symposium will also provide state of the art information to established physicians, surgeons and allied health professionals who participate in the care of children before or after solid organ transplantation. All participants will have the opportunity to learn about the field of pediatric solid organ transplantation from experts in both basic science and clinical care while working within small interactive groups. There will be cross-organ plenaries and organ-specific breakout groups. Trainees will have the opportunity to present their research and receive feedback from the faculty in addition to having opportunities to network and discuss issues relevant to a career in pediatric solid organ transplantation. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 19 - 28, 2019 | CME 16.50 | USD $4350 | Emergency Medicine
Saint Joseph, Saint Joseph
Costa Rica Multisport Adventure Wilderness and Travel Medicine CME Conference is organized by Wilderness Medicine Educational Company and will be held during Jan 19 - 28, 2019 at Saint Joseph, Costa Rica. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description : • Altitude Illness • Hypothermia • Frostbite and Other Cold Injuries • Environmental Heat Illness • Snake Envenomation • Traveler's Diarrhea, Giardia & Other Waterborne Wilderness Infections • Surviving the Unexpected Night Out • Lightning Injuries • Improvised Medical and Trauma Care • Management of Fractures and Dislocations • Preparing for Foreign Travel • Backcountry Medical Kits • Wilderness Wound Management • Wild Animal Attacks • Patient Assessment in Wilderness Settings • Wilderness Dermatology • Marine Hazards & Envenomations Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Costa Rica Tropical Medicine and Wellness Retreat is organized by Wild Med Adventures, LLC and will be held from Apr 06 - 13, 2018 at Rayos Del Sol, Nosara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Target Audience: • Intended as continuing education for physicians, PA's, NP's, nurses, and medics who aspire to work or teach as a field instructor/provider in remote environments or who may work in remote clinics and deal with the injuries sustained in tropical environments. • Graduates from other wilderness medicine programs (e.g. FAWM, MFAWM) who want to gain experience and skills in Remote Medicine. • Individuals pursuing a Fellow of Wilderness Medicine degree (FAWM). Conference Objectives: Attending This Course You Will: • Learn the latest practical hands-on wilderness medical skills for patient assessment, stabilization and evacuation. • Practice your skills while enjoying the beautiful beaches and waters of Costa Rica • Work with our expert faculty to develop your knowledge and awareness regarding tropical medicine • Obtain up to 13.5 hours of CME • This conference offers FAWM core and elective credits. Actual credits awarded depend on personal credit needs and history with a maximum of 13.5 credits. • Our program focuses on treatment of the most common injuries and illnesses encountered while traveling to tropical areas and remote locations. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Guanacaste, Buenos Aires
25th Annual Conference on Women's Health: Care of Women Over 50 is organized by Symposia Medicus and will be held from Nov 20 - 23, 2019 at Guanacaste, Buenos Aires, Costa Rica. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.