Upcoming Medical Conferences in PuntarenasSearch Criteria : Costa Rica
Dec 08 - 13, 2019 | CME 25.00 | Playa Herradura, Puntarenas
UCSF Imaging Update in Costa Rica is organized by The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Office of Continuing Medical Education and will be held from Dec 08 - 13, 2019 at Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort, Playa Herradura, Puntarenas, Costa Rica. CME Credits:25.0 SAM Credits:25.0 Course Outline : This course will focus on practical imaging issues for the general radiologist, with an emphasis on routine and potential pitfalls in diagnosis and patient management. Daily sessions will cover specifi c themes, which will be organized by organ system and modailty, and will include abodminal, thoracic, cardio-vascular, breast, musculoskeletal and neurologic imaging utilizing CT, MR and Ultrasound. At the completion of the course, the attendee should be able to: 1. utilize HRCT imaging in the multidisciplinary diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fi brosis 2. include 5th edition BI-RADS categories in breast imaging reports 3. recognize and remedy complications associated with paracentesis, central vein access, thoracentesis 4. interpret acute abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis and musculoskeletal systems using ultrasound and CT/MR correlations 5. develop an effi cient approach to analyze common musculoskeletal disease dilemmas, including osseous infection and malignancy 6. identify a range of neurological conditions; including intracranial hemorrhage, spine infections, CNS tumors and CSF dynamics. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jul 12 - 17, 2020 | CME 28.50 | USD $2,199 | Playa Herradura, Puntarenas
2020 Diagnostic Pathology Update is organized by United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) and will be held from Jul 12 - 17, 2020 at Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort, Playa Herradura, Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Credits: 28.5 CMEs / 28.5 SAMs Course Description: USCAP is a transformative leader in pathology education, creating better pathologists with updates in relevant information requisite for their performance and professional growth. The Academy is sensitive to the personal and cultural needs of practicing pathologists by providing conferences that welcome them with their families to exotic destination venues at which they are enriched with new knowledge and unusual experiences. The 2020 Diagnostic Pathology Update course combines expert subspecialized, academic faculty with exposure to ocean and rain forests symbolic of the dichotomy that is Costa Rica. From zip-lining to surfing, this tropical paradise brings pathologists into contact with the cuisine, agriculture, art and geography of a unique country that values education as its primary core value. Costa Rica has eliminated its standing army to use the savings from defense to improve education, health care and a durable social safety net. USCAP is changing not only how we learn, but where we learn by re-imagining the learning environment and continuously elevating the quality of content. Experience top educators. Refine cognitive skills. Hold coffee beans in your hand. Inhale vapor from raging waterfalls. Witness rainbows in the evanescent colors of iguana skins. Feel sunsets scalding your memory. Course Objectives: • Update diagnostic criteria for particular lesions occurring at various body sites • Apply immunohistochemistry and genetics to the analysis of specific disease entities along subspecialty divisions • Understand classification updates based on new information from the molecular and genomic worlds • Adapt new information to practice changes that improve and optimize patient care and outcomes
Aug 30 - Sep 03, 2020 | CME 20.00 | Puerto Jimenez, Puntarenas
Medical Spanish for the Healthcare Professional is organized by Medical Studies Abroad and will be held from Aug 30 - Sep 03, 2020 at Crocodile Bay Resort, Puerto Jimenez, Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Accreditation: Physician Credit Designation: The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 20 hours of AOA Category 2A CME credits. Approval is currently pending. The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)tm . CRNA Accreditation Statement: This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) for 20.00 Class A CE credits Objectives: The Spanish speaking population has grown tremendously over the past few decades and healthcare providers are challenged to communicate with this expanding patient population. 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. Conference Highlights: • Classes are small - approximately 25 students in each level. • Each student is provided with a Medical Spanish textbook at the time of registration. • The conference is fully accredited for Physicians, Nurse Anesthetists, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, providing 20 hours of CME credit. • The conference is designed so that there is ample time to enjoy the beauty and diversity of Costa Rica. • The location is the perfect blend of beach and jungle with close by surfing, snorkeling, ziplining, canopy tours, white water rafting and so much more! • Other Healthcare Professionals and interested individuals are welcome to join us for our conference. Please contact us for more information. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.