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Feb 22 - 24, 2018 | CME 20.00 | Free | Pathology
Palm Springs, California
Pathology of the Lung, Pleura, Mediastinum, and Heart/Liver/Lung/Transplantation is organized by United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) and will be held during Feb 22 - 24, 2018 at USCAP Interactive Center, Palm Springs, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description : Many pathologists are unfamiliar with a variety of entities in lung, pleural, mediastinal and transplant pathology. The potential for diagnostic error in these areas relates to inexperience from restricted exposure or caseload. Drs. Tazelaar and Churg’s interactive microscopy course with an expert faculty is designed to close this practice gap by providing a comprehensive but detailed look at fibrosing interstitial pneumonias, pulmonary vasculitis, and some forms of pulmonary infection; benign and malignant mesotheliomas; thymomas and other mediastinal lesions; pulmonary tumors using cytology; and lung/heart/liver transplant rejection and their mimics. The simulated sign-out format confers a mentoring opportunity for interactive learning, promoting dialogue and exchange of criteria, common challenges, and differential diagnoses. The ultimate goal is the optimization of patient outcomes. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 22 - 24, 2018 | Free | Rheumatology | Research and Clinical Research
38th European Workshop for Rheumatology Research (EWRR) is organized by European Workshop for Rheumatology Research (EWRR) and will be held during Feb 22 - 24, 2018 at Crowne Plaza Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland. Major Topics: • Autoinflammatory Diseases • Autoimmunity • Cytokines and Inflammation • Genes and Environment • Epigentic Regulation • Novel Therapies. Additional Details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 22 - 23, 2018 | EUR €300 | Psychiatry
20th International Conference on Psychiatry and Psychiatric Disorders (ICPPD) is organized by World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) and would be held during Feb 22 - 23, 2018 at Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The target audience for this medical event for Psychiatrists. This conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Disorders. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Psychiatry and Psychiatric Disorders. Additional Details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 22 - 25, 2018 | CME 27.50 | Free | Orthopedic Surgery
Winter SKS: Shoulder, Knee, & Sports Meeting is organized by Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education, Inc (FORE) and will be held during Feb 22 - 25, 2018 at The Cliff Lodge, Snowbird, Utah, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Knee & Sports Meeting is orthopaedic surgeons who desire to improve their arthroscopic knowledge and skill. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 27.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description : This Conference is designed to enhance knowledge of diagnosis and treatment alternatives relevant to the entire array of arthroscopic practice. The program focuses upon surgical methods and technical pearls, which translates into improved operative performance and better patient outcomes. Conference Objectives : • Identify indications and techniques for arthroscopic Bankart Repair • Discuss and apply the arthroscopic Remplissage technique • Explain advanced shoulder procedures including the Laterjet procedure and management of Latarjet/Bristow failure • Discuss the mobilization and repair of large shoulder defects • Determine the optimal graft for glenoid resurfacing • Formulate the appropriate use of the reverse total shoulder technique and reconstruction • Discuss and apply the arthroscopic Remplissage technique • Identify the proper management of patella instability and joint pain • Identify appropriate indications for MPFL restoration and MPFL reconstruction • Discuss the challenge of the FAI patient workup to demonstrate the subtle early alterations in order to make the correct diagnosis and plan appropriate therapy • Determine best strategies for hyaline repair of chondral defects (Microsoft, OATS) • Discuss and improve proper indication in articular cartilage injury • Identify the best grafts and approaches for ACL reconstruction with BTB • Discuss osteotomy with cruciate ligament issues Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 22 - 22, 2018 | Free | Surgery | Cosmetic Breast Surgery
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
ST5 - ST8 Surgical Skills Training Programme (SSTP) - Breast is organized by Newcastle Surgical Training Centre (NSTC) and will be held on Feb 22, 2018 at Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 22 - 22, 2018 | CME 6.00 | USD $290 | Gastroenterology
Edison, New Jersey
Reimbursement, Coding & Compliance For Gastroenterology is organized by McVey Associates, Inc and will be held on Feb 22, 2018 at Sheraton Edison Hotel Raritan Center, Edison, New Jersey, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved by a maximum of 6 continuing education hours. Conference Objectives : • The most current ICD-10 & CPT coding instruction Strategies to assist correct coding, reimbursement and compliance. • Learn Gastroenterology coding techniques that work. • Advanced Gastroenterology coding techniques that ease paperwork. • Handle special Gastroenterology situations. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 22 - 23, 2018 | GBP £690 | Surgery
Dundee City, Scotland
Dundee Institute for Healthcare Simulation University of Dundee Interview Practice Sessions for Surgery is organized by Dundee Institute for Healthcare Simulation University of Dundee and would be held during Feb 22 - 23, 2018 at Cuschieri Skills Centre, Dundee City, Scotland, United Kingdom. This is an intensive 2-day course, designed to prepare applicants for the annual JCST ST3 National Selection for General and Vascular Surgery. The course is designed and run by surgical registrars, all of whom have first-hand experience with the current selection format. The delegate to tutor ratio is 1:1. Conference Objectives are : • Very well organised course • The fact that you had individual technical skill stations as well is highly commendable • All faculty members were approachable and keen to advice on any topics • Excellent 2nd day with practice scenarios • Useful to know which aspects to work on • Very useful feedback • Very knowledgeable • Good OSCE stations • Plenty of practice • Minimal lecture work • Faculty experience • A must attend! • Intense but I learned a huge amount • Venue accessible and good • Feedback on clinical management and leadership station • Excellent practice scenarios • Excellent faculty, approachable and friendly Great scenarios Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 22 - 22, 2018 | USD $175 | Emergency Medicine | Cardiology
ACLS Update - Memorial Healthcare - Owosso is organized by Genesys Health and will be held on Feb 22, 2018 at Memorial Healthcare, Owosso, Michigan, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Cardiologists, Emergency Medicine specialists. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 22 - 23, 2018 | CME 12.50 | USD $429.99 | Behavioral Health
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Certificate Course; 2-Day Intensive Training is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held during Feb 22 - 23, 2018 at Indianapolis Marriott East, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Counselors, Psychologists, Psychotherapists Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors, Case Managers, Mental Health Professionals, Nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.5 hours of continuing education credits. Course Description are : Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an empirically validated approach for working with mental health, chemical dependency, and complex co-morbidity. Designed to empower clients to establish mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness, DBT assists clinicians in treating clients with emotional problems, suicidal, self-harm, and self-sabotaging urges and behaviors, and challenging interpersonal styles. Attend this 2-day certificate course and receive a detailed understanding and foundation of the skills of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as applied to clients with mental health and chemical dependency issues. Going beyond symptom management, these skills are designed to improve functioning to build satisfying lives. This course explores DBT’s theoretical basis, specific DBT interventions, and how to teach skills in individual and group settings. Familiarity with these skills and techniques along with experiential exercises will enhance your clinical skills and professional development. Guided by the latest research and policy in evidence-based practices, this course teaches the clinical process and content of DBT from theory to practice. Going beyond prescriptive applications, this course shows you how to use essentials such as validation, dialectical strategies, communication styles, and the best ways of changing behaviors in order to effectively balance acceptance and change with your clients. Complete with education on user-friendly diary cards and chain analysis protocols, you will leave this seminar with increased DBT competency as well as many new tools including client worksheets to bring to your clinical practice. Certificate of completion will be awarded at the end of the course. Conference Objectives are : Day 1: • Integrate the theory and techniques of DBT into your clinical practice. • Teach DBT skills in the areas of Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotional Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness. • Incorporate how to integrate DBT skills for individual and group therapy treatment. • Utilize DBT skills for treating mental health symptoms, chemical dependency and complex co-morbidity. • Designate additional tools and resources for implementing DBT in a clinical setting. • Articulate a variety of strategies for teaching DBT skills to clients. Day 2: • Recommend how to seamlessly integrate DBT skills into individual therapy. • Discriminate the DBT model from cognitive-behavioral, client-centered, and other treatment modalities. • Practice a multi-layered approach to validation of clients’ thoughts and feelings. • Employ DBT diary cards and chain (change) analysis in clinical practice. • Propose how to operate with consultative groups and treatment teams. • Assess and manage self-injurious and suicidal behaviors with clear protocols and safety plans. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 22 - 22, 2018 | CME 6.25 | USD $219.99 | Psychology
Sensory Motor Play in Early Intervention: Improving Self-Regulation, Social Skills and Development is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 22, 2018 at Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 hours of continuing education credits. Course Description : Join Robbie Levy, OTR/L and discover how sensory, motor and play activities impact self-regulation, social skills and development. Learn cutting edge, brain-based information and techniques for kids who exhibit the following behaviors : • Excessive temper tantrums and difficulty with transitions. • Unable to stay focused on people or activities. • Limited gross and fine motor skills. • Overly aggressive during play, limited sharing and turn-taking. • Distracted by background noises that others don’t seem to hear. • Anxious in crowds/large groups. • Overly fearful of swings and playground equipment. • Constant need to touch people or textures, even when it’s inappropriate to do so. • Doesn’t understand personal space. Through lecture, experiential activities, group and individual case studies, video and picture demonstrations, you will come away with a “tool-box” full of activities and resources. Get your kids on a more powerful path to self-regulation and typical social and motor development! Course Objectives are : • Articulate extensive knowledge of the 7 sensory systems. • Determine the characteristics of hypo-responsivity and hyper-responsivity within sensory systems. • Explore the different types of play and the role each plays in early intervention. • Communicate why excessive technology interferes with many areas of development. • Design sensory and motor play interventions for motor development, emotional/behavioral development and self-regulation. • Utilize new activities to incorporate into your classrooms/therapy/homes. • Employ visual-cognitive strategies to enhance self-regulation. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.