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Aug 23 - 25, 2019 | CME : 12.00 | USD $895 | Charleston, South Carolina
Cardiology & Pulmonology for Primary Care is organized by Medical Education Resources (MER) and will be held from Aug 23 - 25, 2019 at Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America. Accreditation Physician Accreditation Medical Education Resources is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ABIM MOC Recognition Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 (part II) MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. American Academy of Family Physicians This Live activity, Cardiology & Pulmonology for Primary Care, with a beginning date of August 23, 2019 has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. American Osteopathic Association These programs are approved for 12 hours in Category 2-A by the American Osteopathic Association. American College of Emergency Physicians This program is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 12 hours of ACEP Category I credit. Canadian Physicians The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) has a reciprocal credit agreement with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) for activities which offer Prescribed credit. CFPC members who complete these conferences may claim the equivalent number of MainproM1 credits. American Academy of Physician Assistants AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 12 hours of Category I credit for completing this program. Nursing Accreditation Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This CE activity provides 12 contact hours of continuing nursing education. This activity is designated for 4.5 ANCC pharmacotherapeutic contact hours. The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Certification Board recognizes and accepts continuing education (CE) contact hours from activities approved by AMA, ACCME, ANCC, AANP, AAFP, and AACN. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12299, for 12 contact hours. Pharmacy Accreditation Medical Education Resources (MER) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. MER designates this continuing education activity for 12 contact hours (1.2 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Target Audience This program is targeted to office-based primary care providers and other health professionals with updates in primary care medicine Learning Objectives Upon completion of this program, participants should be better able to: • Describe current diagnostic approaches to hypertension, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, ACS and CAD • Implement treatment strategies reflective of current evidence-based medicine for hypertension, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, ACS and CAD • Identify the pathophysiology and diagnostic approach of asthma, COPD and common respiratory infections • Design treatment strategies reflective of current evidence-based medicine for asthma, COPD and common respiratory infections • Perform a range of pulmonary diagnostics and be better prepared to handle pulmonary nodules and lung cancer Learning Outcome To provide updates in primary care medicine to office-based providers Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 23, 2019 | Contact Hours : 10.50 | Chicago, Illinois
Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (PNP) Course is organized by Barkley & Associates, Inc. and will be held on Aug 23, 2019 at Hilton Chicago/Magnificent Mile Suites, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Continuing Education Credits: The course is approved for 10.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 4.75 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID# 080518. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies. Conference Topics: • Clinical Assessment • Diagnosis and Clinical Management for Children • Extensive Review of System-Specific Health Problems • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention • Pharmacologic management Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 23 - 24, 2019 | USD $435 | Newport News, Virginia
Vestibular Rehabilitation Evaluation and Treatment of Dizziness and Balance - Session 5 is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Aug 23 - 24 2019 at Newport News, Virginia, United States of America. Course Description: This evidence-based course will train clinicians in the practical management of vestibular disorders. The course will include instruction in anatomy and physiology, medical management, pathology, detailed bedside examination and treatment skills. The material will be presented in a lecture, lab and video case study format. Competence in the performance of a comprehensive office / bedside examination and treatment skills will be addressed in a lab format. The seminar is intended to enhance the clinicians ability to evaluate the appropriateness and effectiveness of VRT for vestibular disorders. Practical application of VRT to a variety of practice settings (outpatient, acute care, SNF, ER) will be discussed. An emphasis will be placed on the management of BPPV variants and vestibular hypofunction. Course Objectives: Perform a detailed bedside vestibular and balance examination Based on patient history and bedside examination, identify the specific features of: • Peripheral vestibular disorders • Central vestibular disorders • Non-vestibular dizziness Recognize typical characteristics of peripheral vestibular vs. central-etiology nystagmus Identify appropriate standardized assessment tools for use in vestibular rehabilitation Prescribe rehabilitation programs to address adaptation and compensation for vestibular dysfunction Identify specific variants of BPPV and perform appropriate canalith repositioning maneuvers Identify indications for further diagnostic testing / medical referral. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 23 - 25, 2019 | Orlando, Florida
Basic Straight Wire Orthodontics Course-FL - Session 4 of 5 is organized by American Orthodontic Society (AOS) and will be held from Aug 23 - 25, 2019 at Renaissance Orlando Airport Hotel, Orlando, Florida, United States of America. Course Description : • Reviewing Phase 1 Sagittal and Transverse Appliances. • Treatment Planning in More Detail. • The Straight Wire Series for Class II malocclusions. • Multi Distalizing Arch Appliance (MDA) • The CD Distalizer, the EZ Distalizer & other Distalization Appliances. • Closing spaces and retraction mechanics. • More basic Cephalometrics & Sim Analysis. • Diagnosing & Treatment Planning your Cases Exercises - MDA-Placing the Multi Distalizing Arch Appliance-Stainless Steel - Post MDA-.016 x .022 Nitinol-Recovering the U5s - Post MDA-.016 x .022 SS-Retracting the pre-Molars & Retracting the Canines - Post MDA-.018 x .025 SS-Posts or Crimpable Hooks-Retracting the Anteriors Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 23 - 24, 2019 | CME : 13.50 | USD $275 | San Diego, California
2019 San Diego Cardiovascular Interventions (SDCI) Symposium is organized by Gaffney Events and will be held from Aug 23 - 24, 2019 at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, San Diego, California, United States of America. Target Audience: The San Diego Cardiovascular Interventions Symposium has been designed to meet the needs of Interventional Cardiologists, Clinical Cardiologists, Internists, Residents and Fellows in Training. Physician Continuing Education: The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit for Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. Nurses who attend an activity certified for Category 1 credit can complete the continuing education hours section of the ANCC Professional Development Record to document the courses attended and the hours obtained. Description: This Symposium, will focus on disseminating the knowledge and evidence-based data regarding novel and innovative therapeutic options for patients with complex coronary, structural and peripheral vascular disease. The symposium will focus on the use advanced techniques and technologies including atherectomy, hemodynamic support devices and the use of intravascular imaging and physiology for optimal cardiovascular revascularization. New coronary CTO techniques and tools, indications for left main and bifurcation PCI with appropriate techniques will be reviewed. Outcomes of TAVR, percutaneous mitral and tricuspid valve repair, PFO/ASD closure and left atrial appendage closure will be presented. Adjunctive pharmacotherapy for cardiac interventions will be addressed. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to: • Identify new techniques and technologies for CTO, bifurcation and left main PCI • Identify the role of various lesion modifications/atherectomy techniques prior to coronary stenting • Identify the utility of adjunctive hemodynamic support to facilitate complete coronary revascularization and high-risk PCI • Identify the advantages and utility of robotic PCI • Review the data and indications for percutaneous VADs in severe decompensated CHF and cardiogenic shock • Review the contemporary data and indications for TAVR • Identify the role of left atrial appendage closure and percutaneous mitral valve repair • Identify optimal oral and intravenous antiplatelet therapy for PCI • Review optimal utilization of FFR, IVUS, and OCT in reducing inappropriate PCI • Identify appropriate patients and approaches for peripheral vascular interventions
Aug 23, 2019 | CME : 6.50 | USD $1799 | Toronto, Ontario
Platelet Rich Plasma for Aesthetics Course is organized by Empire Medical Training (EMT), Inc and will be held on Aug 23, 2019 at Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Downtown, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Target Audience: This activity designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurses and other healthcare professionals interested in effective weight loss treatments for patients. Accreditation: AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Description: The popularity of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatments among patients for aesthetic purposes has exploded in recent years as patients are now realizing the long-term and permanent benefits of this procedure. With the average treatment cost of $600 - $1,800 per patient depending upon indications aesthetically or medically, it allows for the physician to realize additional cash revenues within their practice with little or no capital expenditure. Empire Medical's Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Training is the perfect complement to other aesthetic injectible procedures (i.e. Botox/Dermal Fillers) and can be easily incorporated into any type of medical or aesthetic practice. PRP therapies allow for the separation of a patient’s blood through a variety of harvesting techniques to extract a concentration of autologous platelets (2.5x – 9.0x). These platelets when activated release adhesive glycoproteins (fibrin, fibronectin, and vitronectin) and various growth factors forming a fibrin mesh under the tissue. Program Overview: The Platelet Rich Plasma course will review all of the indications for the use of PRP for all aesthetic, medical, pain management, and alopecia indications. This evidence-based course allows you to understand and fully integrate this popular procedure within your practice. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to: • Identify appropriate candidates for nPlatelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections based on medical and/or aesthetic need determined by evidence-based protocols to optimize outcomes. • Describe the various standards of care to safely administer secondary uses of Autologous PRP injections for medical pain management. • Apply proper injection technique of PRP to safely administer the product, minimize complications and provide optimal patient outcomes.
Aug 23 - 25, 2019 | CME : 18.00 | USD $1400 | Washington, Dist of Col
ACOG Coding Workshop is organized by American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and will be held from Aug 23 - 25, 2019 at Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C., Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. College Cognate Credit(s) The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 Category 1 College Cognate Credits. The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits. The breakdown of the number of credits for each day of the meeting is as follows: Day I - (E/M Services and Medicare’s Documentation Guidelines) = 7 credits Day II - (Procedural Coding) = 7 credits Day III - (Obstetric Coding) = 4 credits American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) This program has prior approval of the American Academy of Professional Coders for 7.0 Continuing Educational Units each for Days I and II and 4.0 Continuing Educational Units for Day III. Granting of this approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program, content or the program sponsor. Course Description: ACOG's Committee on Health Economics and Coding and ACOG's Executive Board believe physicians must educate themselves and their staff about appropriate coding and billing practices. Get the resources you need to successfully transition to new payment models under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), keep up with ongoing changes to payment policies, as well as to continue honing your diagnostic and procedural coding skills. Diagnostic and procedural coding principles and guidelines will be illustrated with the current HIPAA standard code sets; ICD-10-CM and CPT. This workshop will consist of up to three days. This format enables physicians to choose the topic or topics of interest to them. Agenda format: • Day I — E/M Services and Medicare’s Documentation Guidelines • Day II —Gynecologic Procedure Coding • Day III — Obstetric Coding Through question and answer sessions, discussions and case studies, physicians should learn how correct coding can positively affect their practice. This workshop is designed for physicians. However, if accompanied by a physician, up to five office coding staff may also attend. Once the physician has attended, his/her staff may attend alone for up to two years after the date the physician attended. Contact the Registrar for more information.
Hope Asia 2019 Kolkata is organized by Eastern Haematology Group (EHG) and will be held from Aug 23 - 25, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Kolkata, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Target Audience: • Physicians • Clinicians • Basic researchers • Biologists • Trainees • Nurse Practitioners • Medical students – PhD students, UG and PG students • Pharmaceutical companies in Asia interested in the broad field of hematology, specifically those who could not attend the 24th Congress of EHA. Description: The growth in the field of Haematology and Blood Transfusion has reached a great altitude over the last decades. With this event we believe that the attendees will have the scope to be exposed to advancements and can know what is most relevant and applicable to the region. The major highlights of this meeting are the recent advancements in Lymphoma, Myelomas, Myeloproliferative Neoplasm, Benign Haematology including Thalassaemia, Hemophilia etc. The delegates get to redefine genomic and personalize medicine at its very best. Program: • Acute leukemias • Chronic leukemias • Multiple myeloma • Bleeding & Thrombosis • Myelodysplastic syndromes • Myeloproliferative neoplasms • Aplastic anemia • Lymphomas • Thalassemias Meeting Objectives: • Enhance their knowledge of evidence-based approaches on diagnosis and treatment for hematologic diseases, • Access the latest results on clinical and translational research in hematologic disorders, • Be updated on emerging innovative techniques, diagnostic tools and risk-assessment strategies in hematology and its subspecialties, and • Communicate, collaborate and network with colleagues and representatives of a large international audience from the medical industry.
Aug 23 - 24, 2019 | USD $700 | Dana Point, California
4th Annual West Coast Vein Forum is organized by American Venous Forum (AVF) and will be held from Aug 23 - 24, 2019 at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, Dana Point, California, United States of America. Course highlights • State-of-art lectures by leaders in venous disease beyond basic introduction • Effective methods to manage ○ ablations in difficult situations ○ ultrasound assessment ○ timing / use of phlebectomy and sclerotherapy • Discussions on appropriate performance of cosmetic procedures • Tips / tricks in managing ○ varicose veins in pregnancy ○ venous ulcers ○ deep and superficial phlebitis ○ lymphedema • How to diagnose and treat ○ pelvic venous disorders ○ venous malformations • Practice management solutions Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 23, 2019 | 4.25 | Free | Midland, Texas
GetWaiveredTX Free Buprenorphine Waiver Training is organized by Get Waivered TX and will be held on Aug 23, 2019 at Midland County Centennial Library, Midland, Texas, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians (MD/DO), Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners in Texas. Description: GetWaiveredTX is a Texas wide state funded training initiative from UT Health San Antonio to increase the number of physicians delivering evidence-based buprenorphine treatment for opioid use disorder. For more information and to register visit GetWaiveredTX.com Free continuing education credits offered. This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.