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Mar 24 - 24, 2018 | USD $169 | Oncology
New York, New York
11th Annual Interdisciplinary Prostate Cancer Congress and other Genitourinary Malignancies is organized by Physicians Education Resource, LLC (PER) and will be held on March 24, 2018 at Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists involved in the treatment of patients with genitourinary (GU) malignancies. Urologists, fellows, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, researchers, nuclear medicine physicians, and other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment of GU malignancies may also participate. Course Overview : This course will focus on key clinical topics in the management of genitourinary malignancies, including prognostic/predictive markers in care, proactive methods to mitigate predictable treatment-related side effects, optimal use of chemotherapeutic strategies, androgen-deprivation therapies, targeted therapies, radiopharmaceuticals, and immunotherapies, as well as explore emerging data on various combinations and sequences of treatment strategies currently undergoing clinical trial evaluation. The Congress continues to evolve and expand its coverage of some of the fastest moving areas in the management of genitourinary malignancies. To that end, there will be an expanded focus on bladder cancer and renal cell carcinoma, given recent practice-changing developments that continue to alter the therapeutic landscape in these fields of care. Key questions concerning the application of landmark clinical trial data on emerging targeted and immunotherapeutic options, as well as the application of emerging biomarkers for these tumors, will be answered during expanded sessions on these topics. Learning Objectives : • Describe methods to stratify risk and tumor information that can provide the rationale for clinical decision making in the management of GU malignancies. • Summarize recommendations that shape current strategies to care for patients with GU malignancies. • Develop multidisciplinary strategies to optimize outcomes by proactive mitigation of known treatment-related side effects in caring for patients with GU malignancies. • Assess recent practice-changing clinical trial findings concerning novel compounds or strategies to manage GU malignancies. • Apply emerging clinical concepts to support the management of GU malignancies in consideration of evolving treatment paradigms in the field. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 24 - 28, 2018 | CME 38.75 | USD $1495 | Endocrinology
Clinical Endocrinology is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held during Mar 24 - 28, 2018 at The Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts, United States Of America. The target audience for this medical event is Endocrinologists, Internists, Family Physicians, Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and other medical professionals interested in clinical strategies and comprehensive updates for state-of-the-art endocrine care. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 38.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description : A faculty of over 40 speakers, primarily Harvard Medical School faculty and several select outside experts, chosen for their recognized educational and communication skills, present the most up-to-date, evidence-based approach to endocrine problems such as osteoporosis, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, pituitary tumors, menopause, thyroid abnormalities, and reproductive dysfunction, as well as a broad spectrum of other clinical problems in endocrinology. Each of the 5 days is organized around one of the major topics to be covered: pituitary disease on Saturday; reproductive and adrenal disorders on Sunday; calcium, bone and osteoporosis on Monday; thyroid disease on Tuesday; and diabetes, obesity and lipid disorders on Wednesday. Teaching methods include didactic lectures and interactive case studies. Also offered are small afternoon workshop sessions. Learning Objectives : Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Evaluate the typical clinical features of common, as well as rare, endocrine diseases • Identify at-risk patients who should be screened for endocrine conditions • Select appropriate diagnostic tests for patients with possible endocrine disorders, based on published clinical guidelines and other current research findings • Choose evidence-based, cost-effective therapeutic options for patients with endocrine disorders
Mar 24 - 25, 2018 | Ophthalmology
Fort Myers, Florida
Nova Southeastern University (NSU) West Coast Spring Conference is organized by Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and would be held during Mar 24 - 25, 2018 at Nova Southeastern University, Fort Myers, Florida, United States Of America. The target audience for this medical event for Ophthalmologists. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 24 - 24, 2018 | USD $175 | Cardiology
Grand Blanc, Michigan
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Update is organized by Genesys Health and will be held on Mar 24, 2018 at Genesys EMS Education, Grand Blanc, Michigan, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event for Cardiologists. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 24 - 29, 2018 | Oncology
11th European School of Oncology (ESO) - European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS) Masterclass in Oncology Nursing is organized by European School of Oncology (ESO) and would be held during Mar 24 - 29, 2018 at Landgut Stobe, Havelland, Brandenburg, Germany. Conference Description : The Masterclass in Oncology Nursing programme is designed for European advanced cancer nurses as a multi-professional joint event. Five intensive days of full immersion in up-to-date oncology will create a collective spirit of teaching and learning to improving clinical skills and patient care. Nursing sessions are specific nursing-oriented sessions exploring specialist practice skills such as assessment and decision-making, communication skills, complex symptom management, research in nursing, psychosocial consequences of cancer therapy to mention a few. Other sessions will provide the forum for reviewing and understanding the growing evidence base for nursing interventions and reflect on participant’s role in clinical leadership. Case studies will be presented by the participants and will explore nursing practice focusing on special aspects of care. In joint clinical sessions, nurses will, together with physicians, update their clinical knowledge about the latest issues for the management of various cancers, with an international faculty of experts. Special joint sessions will highlight and support the growing need for multi professionality in chosen topics. Practical training will be offered in smaller group sessions, case study sessions focusing on skills necessary for patient care management. Conference Topics : • Medical management, treatment options • Effective symptom management and care interventions • Understanding evidence based knowledge • Newer areas of oncology nursing • Improving patient experience and outcomes Conference Objectives are : • Understand new developments in oncology disease management. • Recognize and describe acute and late adverse effects of cancer and its treatment. • Identify complex patient needs across the cancer trajectory. • Demonstrate understanding of advanced communication skills in oncology nursing care. • Critically appraise the evidence for cancer symptom management and care interventions. • Reflect on theoretical underpinnings of decision making. • Describe the role of the advanced oncology nurse in leading clinical nursing care.
Mar 24 - 25, 2018 | CME 22.00 | USD $1875 | Physical Therapy
PBI Medical Ethics and Professionalism Course - Physical Therapist Edition is organized by Professional Boundaries, Inc. (PBI) and will be held during Mar 24 - 25, 2018 at DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport, Burlingame, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Objectives are : Upon completion of PBI Medical Ethics and Professionalism Course (ME-22), participants should be able to: • Comply with standards of practice, codes of ethics, and state statutes. • Improve clinical decision making by minimizing negative influencers. • Adhere to professional ethics with resultant improvements in physician-patient interaction, which can improve clinical outcomes. • Reduce their potential of transgressions through the development of systems that can be implemented into clinical practice. • Become aware of the early warning signs indicative of ethical dilemmas and boundary problems. • Create and implement a tiered Protection Plan to maintain appropriate boundaries. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Trauma Tasmania Symposium is organized by Leishman Associates and will be held on Mar 24, 2018 at Medical Science Precinct (UTAS), Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Course Description : • Severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) in adults and children. • Mild-mod TBI - TBI survivors - Cervical spine injuries. • Spinal cord injury management (SCI). • SCI survivors. • Pelvic injuries. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 24 - 25, 2018 | CME 32.00 | ZAR R3000 | Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Paediatric Advanced Life Support for Experienced Providers (PALS-EP) Course is organized by Academy of Advanced Life Support and will be held during Mar 24 - 25, 2018 at Academy of Advanced Life Support, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. The target audience for this medical event is for any healthcare professional who is registered as a Medical or Dental Practitioner, Intern, Junior Intern, Professional Nurse or Advanced Life Support Paramedic Although not mandatory, prior participation on an ACLS Course is recommended. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 32 Continuing Education Units, including 2 CEU's for Ethics. Course Aims and Objectives : Candidates will be able to perform a systematic approach to the assessment of a seriously ill or injured child, recognize and manage a child in respiratory distress and failure, compensated and hypotensive shock. Participants will be able to recognize and manage a child with a life-threatening bradyarrhythmia, tachyarrhythmia or arrest rhythm, and prevent further deterioration during stabilization and transfer. Candidates will be able to perform effective respiratory management skills, including the use of oxygen delivery devices, ventilation and intubation, as well as the appropriate use of electrical therapy, including defibrillation and synchronized cardioversion, and IV access techniques including intra-osseous and fluid bolus administration. Course Structure : PALS is a practical, case-based Course that will enhance one's skills in the evaluation and management of an infant or child with respiratory compromise, circulatory compromise or cardiac arrest. Ideal performance is initially demonstrated via video and Instructor. Learning is facilitated by extensive hands-on practice, with each participant getting several opportunities to lead their team in simulated clinical scenarios, guided by positive and constructive feedback. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 24 - 24, 2018 | CME 7.50 | USD $435 | Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Washington, Dist Of Col
AOCMF Symposium-18th Annual Event: Selected Topics in Orthognathic Surgery is organized by AO North America and will be held on Mar 24, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C., Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is physicians/surgeons/dentists and residents in Oral and Maxillofacial, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck, Plastic Surgery and Orthodontics. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description : The evolution of Orthognathic principles and practices, combined with knowledge of recent advances, helps the clinician more effectively treat challenging clinical problems. Coordinated comprehensive treatment planning primarily between the orthodontist and the orthognathic surgeon will help improve patient outcomes and decrease complications. Continuing education benefits clinicians by exposing them to new knowledge in the field, which in turn, leads to improved patient outcomes. Learning Objectives : Upon completion, participants should be able to: • Identify advances and techniques in orthognathic surgery practice that contribute to functional and aesthetic improvement for patients • Describe prevailing approaches to both routine and complex orthognathic clinical care problems • Recognize the factors involved in a calculated treatment plan for orthognathic patients to achieve a predictable outcome including a thorough evaluation, proper diagnosis and setting realistic expectations • Utilize an interdisciplinary approach in the evaluation and treatment of patients with dentofacial deformities. • A one-day CME symposium focused on interdisciplinary problem solving • Learn the latest in Face Transplantation including the Midfacial Skeleton: The Ultimate Orthognathic Challenge • Receive up-to-date information for the Orthognathic Surgery Financial Considerations in 2018 • Leave prepared when encountering the Dentofacial Deformity Patient
Mar 24 - 25, 2018 | CME 15.00 | USD $495 | St Augustine, Florida
THRUST - Advanced Manipulation of the Spine & Extremities is organized by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and will be held during Mar 24 - 25, 2018 at St Augustine, Florida, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Physical Therapists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 hours or 1.5 CEUs. This seminar includes theory and practical application of spinal and extremity thrust techniques. The utilization of thrust techniques by physical therapists in the care of patients with orthopaedic dysfunctions is discussed. Indications and contraindications of thrust techniques are carefully analyzed. Specific techniques for specific dysfunctions are demonstrated and practiced under close supervision, with an emphasis on problem solving. Conference Objectives are : At the completion of this seminar, the attendee should be able to: • Conduct a detailed physical examination of the entire spine especially the subcranial region and key aspects of extremity dysfunction. • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the theory and technique of thrust manipulations (especially their indications and contraindications). • Demonstrate advanced skill in performing thrust manipulations to the entire spine and the key extremity joints. • Discuss and present cases with spinal dysfunction. • Compare methods between manipulative schools. • Demonstrate treatment methods supportive of thrust manipulation. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.