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Dec 13 - 15, 2018 | CME 17.50 | USD $865 | Chicago, Illinois
The Heart Beat of Cardiology: Practical Application of Echocardiography is organized by Mayo Clinic and will be held from Dec 13 - 15, 2018 at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is adult cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, anesthesiologists, radiologists, nurses, cardiac sonographers, and fellows in training. Participants should have a practical knowledge of echocardiography. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description: The Heart Beat of Cardiology is a premier educational venue for echocardiography in clinical practice. This is held collaboratively with the University of Chicago Medical Center. The program is designed to accommodate the evolving needs of inquisitive attendees. Topics covered will include practical echocardiography, pericardial disease, ischemic heart disease, heart failure, diastolic dysfunction, and valvular heart disease. Unique Features: Audience response system to enhance immediate feedback. Easy access to faculty members. One-on-one interaction. Efforts will be made to introduce the clinical applications using new technology, however, there is no hands-on experience provided. Self-assessment questions to gauge outcome. Course Objectives: • Identify and quantitate valvular heart disease severity, apply current guidelines, and use the ASE standard for quantification • Apply conventional and tissue Doppler techniques to diastolic function analysis • Interpret stress echocardiographic examinations • Assess a broad array of patients with “heart failure”
Dec 13 - 15, 2018 | USD $1500.00 | Las Vegas, Nevada
16th Annual International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics and Science (IFATS) Meeting is organized by International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics and Science (IFATS) and will be held from Dec 13 - 15, 2018 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. 2018 Program Topics : Clinical/Translational: • Regenerative surgery (ISPRES session) • Mechanical processing (Micronized adipose tissue) • Cell therapy clinics (Adipose stem cell therapies) • Clinical Efficacy Driven by Potency • Immunomodulation/Osteoarthritis • Immunomodulation/Autoimmune diseases • Conditioned culture medium therapy • Wound healing/Angiogenesis • Acellular adipose matrix therapy • Asian surgeon/scientist session • International regulatory affairs • Technology development/translation • Innovator/scientist competition • Liver cirrhosis (clinical trial) • Fat grafting NEW devices • Aesthetic adipose surgery (Face/Breast/Buttock) • Reconstructive adipose surgery (Face/Breast/Limb) • International sponsored sessions Research/Biology: • Adipocyte turnover • Adipose tissue components and their functions • Adipose endothelial progenitor cells • Adipose tissue extracellular matrix • Exosomes from adipose stem cells • Obesity associated pathology • Metabolic syndrome/Inflammatory cells • SVF Isolation (NEW technology) • ASC hierarchy Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
New York School of Regional Anesthesia (NYSORA) Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Boot Camps (Dec 13 - 14, 2018)
Dec 13 - 14, 2018 | USD $2950.00 | Genk, Limbourg
New York School of Regional Anesthesia (NYSORA) Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Boot Camps is organized by New York School of Regional Anesthesia (NYSORA) and will be held from Dec 13 - 14, 2018 at Hospital East Limburg Autonomous Care Institution Vzw, Genk, Limbourg, Belgium. Course Description : The course is structured to give participants a back-to-back training on all aspects of orthopedic regional anesthesia from premedication, selection of regional anesthesia procedures, regional anesthesia administration, intraoperative management, and postoperative care. The training will fluctuate between interactive didactic lessons in between the cases, to review the pertinent technique details before and after each regional anesthesia procedure. NYSORA’s team will also include an additional expert who will assure that all participants receive sufficient personalized, one-on-one training. The participants will join NYSORA team administering between 15 and 30 nerve block procedures in patients. The nerve block procedures will include: interscalene blocks, supraclavicular blocks, infraclavicular blocks, axiliary blocks, high and low fascia iliaca blocks, femoral nerve blocks, femoral triangle and adductor canal blocks, saphenous blocks, sciatic blocks, popliteal blocks, ankle blocks, posterior tibial blocks, femoral blocks, forearm and cutaneous blocks. Course Objectives are : • Bullet-proof medical-legal documentation of regional anesthesia procedures. • Hands-on technique and clinical demonstration of monitoring of peripheral nerve block procedures. • Demonstration of needle nerve contacts and maneuvers to inject local anesthetic safely. • Clinical examples (in patients) of local anesthetic distribution that leads to safe and successful peripheral nerve block procedures. • Step by step standardized approach to most extremity block procedures. • Selection of specific local anesthetic mixtures and additives for specific patient and surgery scenarios. • Anatomy pattern recognition in patients and models throughout both days of training. • Access to a multitude of patient management protocols. • Understanding of multi-modal analgesia protocols for total knee and total hip arthroplasty. • 3-D anatomy and NYSORA’s Reverse Ultrasound Anatomy programs. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 13 - 15, 2018 | USD $2500.00 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Module V: Clinical Intensives and Interpretation of Functional Labs is organized by American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) and will be held from Dec 13 - 15, 2018 at The Venetian, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America Course Description: Module V: Clinical Intensives explores how to interpret Functional Medicine labs: when to order tests, best practices for analyzing the results, and which therapies to offer the patient. The course will examine patient case histories that cover a range of metabolic syndromes, disorders, and diseases, with the ultimate goal of providing comprehensive metabolic, functional, and nutritional approaches to disease management. Participants will further understand the ways in which to interpret, evaluate, and treat patients for toxic metals, neurotransmitter dysfunction, amino and fatty acid imbalances, organic acid deficiencies, methylation dysfunction, and other issues that arise through a variety of patient conditions in the clinical setting. Course Description: • Recognize the hormonal changes that women & men manifest with aging and discuss the functions of estrogen, progesterone, testosterone & DHEA in the body • Synthesize knowledge regarding hormone replacement therapies in men and women, to conduct case analysis of complex hormonal imbalances including PMS, PCOS, and menopause and andropause • Demonstrate mastery of managing patients related to age-related and premature hormone decline, hormone metabolism and disposition, epigenetics, and environmental influences on endocrinopathies • Apply learning to patients with obesity, insulin resistance, and diabetes to correct dysglycemia due to poor dietary habits, nutrient deficiencies, hormonal imbalances and toxic exposures. • Discuss the differences between compounding & manufacturing medications and review the various licenses needed to compound medications Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 13 - 15, 2018 | USD $2500.00 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Aesthetic Module III: Aesthetic Venous Treatments and Body Contouring Techniques is organized by American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) and will be held from Dec 13 - 15, 2018 at The Venetian, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. Course Description: The market for body shaping procedures, sexual enhancement, and venous treatment has experienced tremendous growth as patients’ desire youthful body contours to match their useful facial enhancements, as well as they youthful energy levels as a result of bio-identical hormone replacement. Sexual enhancement treatments not only produce aesthetic results but enhance performance and function for male and female patients. This module will provide a substantial update regarding the latest advances available to contour the body, reduce inches and cellulite, restore sexual function and youthful contour, and treat unwanted veins for the experienced as well as the novice aesthetic practitioner. Conference Objectives are : • Comprehend the incidence, prevalence, and morbidity associated with chronic venous insufficiency • Understand the risk factors for venous disease including heredity, hormonal influences, lifestyle, and congenital abnormalities • Perform differential diagnosis of venous disease symptomology • Review venous anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology • Participate in an interactive session with leading experts performing physical examination of patients presenting with venous pathology ranging from telangiectasias to deep venous system abnormalities • Learn to use diagnostic tools for the evaluation of venous insufficiency including transillumination (vein light), photoplethysmography (PPG), continuous wave Doppler, and duplex ultrasound and their value in differential diagnosis and view live demonstrations of these devices • Review mechanisms of action of the scleroscants used in sclerotherapy including hypertonic saline, polidocanol, sotradecol, polyiodinated iodine, glycerin, and foam scleroscants and the risks and benefits associated with each • Learn "best practice" injection techniques for performing effective sclerotherapy treatments Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 13 - 14, 2018 | CME 13.75 | USD $250 | Atlanta, Georgia
Georgia - Pediatric Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider Course is organized by Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) and will be held from Dec 13 - 14, 2018 at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Office Park, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Participants must be licensed registered nurses. This course content is appropriate for nurses who are new to pediatric and adolescent chemotherapy and biotherapy administration, as well as for those who want a comprehensive review. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 13.75 Contact Hours. Course Objectives are: • Establish education and practice standards for the administration of chemotherapy and biotherapy to children and adolescents. • Promote consistent practices in the administration of chemotherapy and biotherapy to pediatric and adolescent patients. • Describe the characteristics of the cancer cell. • Identify differences between cancers in adults and cancers in children. • List cancer treatment modalities and how response is measured. • Discuss the history of chemotherapy. • Describe the development of the specialty in childhood cancer treatment. • Identify principles for cancer research and informed consent and the role of the nurse • Describe important principles of pharmacokinetics in chemotherapy administration. • Discuss classes of chemotherapeutic agents. • Define combination chemotherapy. • List modes of chemotherapy delivery. • Identify biotherapeutic agents. • Describe indications and actions of commonly used medications. • Identify side effects and nursing interventions for specific biotherapy agents and More Course Content : • Introduction and Standards • General Cancer Overview • Chemotherapy Overview • Principles of Chemotherapy • Principles of Biotherapy • Chemotherapy: Agents and Classifications • Safe Handling of Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Agents • Administration Considerations • Toxicity and Symptom Management • Late Effects of Chemotherapy • Psychosocial Issues • Ethical and Legal Considerations • Case Studies • Exam/Evaluations
X Conference on Heart Diseases and Vessels (IX Winter meeting of the Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Section of the Polish Cardiological Society)
Dec 13 - 15, 2018 | PLN zł390.00 | sopot, Pomorskie
X Conference on Heart Diseases and Vessels (IX Winter meeting of the Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Section of the Polish Cardiological Society) is organized by Via Medica and will be held from Dec 13 - 15, 2018 at Sheraton Sopot Hotel, Sopot, Pomorskie, Poland. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 13 - 14, 2018 | CME 12.00 | USD $745.00 | Manchester, England
Basic Surgical Skills (Intercollegiate BSS) is organized by The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) of England and will be held from Dec 13 - 14, 2018 at Manchester Surgical Skills & Simulation Centre, Manchester, England, United Kingdom. The target audience for this medical event is Surgeons. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 CPD Points. Conference Description : BSS is widely viewed as a cornerstone course for all trainees taking up their first surgical position. Over two highly practical days, you will learn a range of essential basic surgical skills and techniques within a controlled workshop environment. You will participate in a variety of practical training sessions during the BSS course, including: • Gowning, gloving, laying safe surgical knots and local anesthetic management • Tissue handling practice (including for infected and contaminated tissues), along with the requirements for differing tissue sites, such as skin, bowel or vessels • Electrosurgery device usage • Manipulation of endoscopic instruments in a 3D surgical environment while viewing a remote 2D image • Visuospatial awareness, management of depth cueing and control of the ‘fulcrum effect’ during endoscopic surgery Learning Outcomes : • Demonstrate safe operating techniques • Use a variety of surgical knots safely and effectively • Confidently handle and use surgical instruments • Handle tissues confidently with due regard to their unique properties • Use endoscopic instruments in a practical and safe way • Discuss the practical, safe use of electrosurgery Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 13, 2018 | CE 2.25 | USD $49.75
EQUIP for Mammography is organized by Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI) and will be held on Dec 13, 2018. The target audience for this medical event is Mammography technologists, X-ray technologists interested in mammography. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 2.25 Credits. Description: Are you having a difficult time understanding the EQUIP program? If so, this webinar will provide you with information that will help you prepare and implement you EQUIP program. The primary goal of the Mammography Quality Standards ACT (MQSA) is clinical image quality and using the eight image quality attributes for clinical image review. Certified mammography facilities must continue to comply with the standards for clinical image quality according to mammography accrediting bodies. Schedule: • Enhancing Quality Using the Inspection Program (EQUIP) > Accreditation and Certification > MQSA Regulations • Mammography Positioning Skills for high quality images > Basic Positioning Techniques > Tips and Tricks • Film critique and Evaluation of Image Quality > Positioning > Compression > Exposure > Contrast > Sharpness > Noise > Artifacts > Collimation > Labeling > Motion Course Objectives: • Discuss performance of the CC and MLO views, and the variances in positioning techniques among technologists. • Evaluate CC and MLO clinical images for radiographic landmarks. • Assess patients presenting with a wide range of body habitus, breast tissue composition, and diagnostic problems, and determine the most efficient way to achieve quality images. • Demonstrate techniques to evaluate clinical images and assessment techniques. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 13, 2018 | USD $259 | Merrifield, Virginia
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Update 1-Day Course is organized by Inova health system and will be held on Dec 13, 2018 at Inova healthsource, Merrifield, Virginia, United States of America. Course Description: The PALS Provider Update Course is designed for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the management of respiratory and/or cardiovascular emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest in pediatric patients and have a current AHA PALS Provider Card. Precourse preparation, didactic instruction, and active participation in skills stations and simulated cases will be used to enhance the recognition and intervention of respiratory emergencies, shock, and cardiopulmonary arrest. The goal of the PALS Provider Update Course is to improve outcomes for pediatric patients experiencing emergencies listed above by using high-performance team dynamics and high-quality individual skills. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.