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Mar 11 - 16, 2018 | CME 20.00 | USD $1000 | Anesthesiology
Playa Conchal, Guanacaste
Anesthesia Update is organized by Northwest Anesthesia Seminars (NWAS) and will be held during Mar 11 - 16, 2018 at Playa Conchal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. The target audience for this medical event is physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the specialty or are impacted by it. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 hours of Category I credits. Program Purpose: • Presentations are designed to facilitate the physician, nurse specialist, and other providers maintaining skills of the same kind to review and update knowledge and abilities in one or more of these areas vital to the practicing professional: • Possess the scientific background for clinical practice • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty, but also of all additional related disciplines which may impact it • Maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures necessary for the provision of quality patient care • Manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in the clinical setting, the clinical and educational institutions, and the community in which the practice resides • Serve as an expert in matters involving health care delivery; serve as an informed manager of clinical and educational services provided, including the acquisition and distribution of resources necessary in meeting professional goals • Provide assistance with and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon the professional expertise of the practitioner. Conference Objectives are: At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to: • Apply the pertinent physical and behavioral sciences - to include but not be limited to advanced anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, chemistry, physics, psychology, and social sciences - as they impact and are affected by the planning, delivery, and monitoring of anesthesia and related services inherent in the anesthesia professions. • Explain the selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, and contraindications and precautions of presented pharmacological agents through the understanding of their physico-chemical properties, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, updated uses, and more recently developed additional, related, and similar drugs. • Outline comprehensive management plans for the group of patients discussed, whether related in age, physical status, cultural background, invasive procedure, anesthetic or analgesic requirements, clinical setting, adverse reactions, and/or goals of care. • Apply the principles of safety and asepsis in the performance of anesthetic procedures and administrations, equipment use, and other applications encountered during the provision of anesthesia and analgesia whether in the surgical unit, the labor and delivery suite, the pain management clinic, or other more remote location of anesthetizing services. • Incorporate the appropriate recommendations and/or requirements of pertinent external organizations, institutions, and professional groups - recognized as serving as the authority for and/or holding the responsibility to compile and approve such tenets - in the provision of anesthesia and related services, whether medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, or health care management standards. • Apply the new techniques in the clinical setting of the participant.
Mar 19 - 23, 2018 | CME 20.00 | USD $925 | Medical Education
Guanacaste, Buenos Aires
Medical Spanish for the Healthcare Professional is organized by Medical Studies Abroad and University of North Texas (UNT) Health Science Center Continuing Education, Medical Studies Abroad and will be held during Mar 19 - 23, 2018 at El Mangroove, Autograph Collection, Guanacaste, Buenos Aires, Costa Rica. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. 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 ablility 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.
Apr 13 - 13, 2018 | Free | Surgery | Geriatrics
San josÃ©, San Jose
Advanced Seminar AOSpine-Surgery in the Elderly and Research is organized by AOSpine Latin America and will be held on Apr 13, 2018 at San Jose, Costa Rica. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 29 - 31, 2018 | Free | Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
San josÃ©, San Jose
ALACE 2018 - Latin American Congress of Endoscopic Surgery is organized by GAP Congress (GAP Congressos) and would be held during 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.
Nov 12 - 13, 2018 | USD $150 | Pediatrics | Transplant Surgery
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.
Nov 20 - 23, 2019 | Free | Healthcare Management | Public Health
Guanacaste, Buenos Aires
25th Annual Conference on Women's Health : Care of Women Over 50 is organized by Symposia Medicus and will be held during Nov 20 - 23, 2019 at Guanacaste, Buenos Aires, Costa Rica. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.