Search Criteria : Conferences in 2020
Jul 03 - Nov 29, 2020 | CHF CHF1275.00 | London, England
AOTrauma Course - Foot & Ankle Reconstruction is organized by AOTrauma and will be held from Jul 03 - Nov 29, 2020 at Ibis Styles Hotel, London, England, United Kingdom. Target Audience: Orthopaedic surgery, Trauma surgery Descripton: Consultants managing general trauma including foot and ankle Senior trainees preparing to manage general trauma including foot and ankle SAS surgeons managing general trauma including foot and ankle, independently Learning objectives: • Describe the assessment tools for complex foot and ankle trauma. • Formulate and apply the principles to treat trauma of the ankle, hindfoot, midfoot, and forefoot. • Prevent, identify and treat complications and recognize long-term outcomes. • Define appropriate treatment options for salvage of failed previous treatment procedures. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jul 03 - Nov 29, 2020 | EUR €1600.00 | Fredericia, Southern Denmark (Syddanmark)
AOTrauma Course - Advanced Principles of Fracture Management is organized by AOTrauma and will be held from Jul 03 - Nov 29, 2020 at Trinity Hotel & Konference Center, Fredericia, Southern Denmark (Syddanmark), Denmark. Target Audience: Trauma surgery Description: The AOTrauma Course-Advanced Principles of Fracture Management is targeted at surgeons who are at the threshold of becoming independent surgeons and taking over decision-making responsibility for the treatment of complex injuries. Participants must have already completed the AOTrauma Course-Basic Principles of Fracture Management and must be actively involved in trauma management. Online pre-course self-assessment prepares participants for the course and allows the faculty to tailor the course to the needs of the participants. Before attending the course, participants are expected to complete an online module on fracture reduction. The course will be taught in a modular format. Each module consists of several evidence-based lectures, which will cover the key information required. In practical exercises participants will be trained in the application of various techniques. Discussing cases in small groups will help participants to understand decision-making and management skills. After the course, an online post course self-assessment will provide participants an opportunity to review the important topics from the course. In order to support self-directed learning, a range of additional online resources will be offered. Learning objectives: • Apply reduction techniques in fracture management with attention to soft tissues • Assess and treat complex diaphyseal and (peri)articular fractures using advanced application techniques • Demonstrate strategies for assessing and treating open fractures and soft-tissue injuries • Initiate appropriate management for patients with pelvic injuries and polytrauma • Recognize complications and manage them accordingly • Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jul 03 - Nov 29, 2020 | EUR €880.00 | Tomar, Santarem
AOTrauma Course - Basic Principles of Fracture Management is organized by AOTrauma and will be held from Jul 03 - Nov 29, 2020 at Tomar, Santarem, Portugal. Target Audience: Orthopaedic surgery, Residency, Trauma surgery Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 16 - Nov 27, 2020 | CEUs : 18 | USD $420.00
Palliative Care Pharmacy Course is organized by University Of Victoria (UVic) and will be held from Oct 16 - Nov 27, 2020. Accreditation: The Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy has accredited Palliative Care Pharmacy for 18 CEUs. Course Description: Pharmacists serve as integral members of multi-disciplinary efforts to deliver optimum palliative care for individuals in final stages of life. As more patients wish to remain in their homes for the end of life, there is an increasing need for palliative care pharmacy expertise outside of institutional settings. Developed in partnership between Victoria Hospice and Continuing Studies at the University of Victoria, this exclusively online course is designed for the learning needs of pharmacists to acquire specialized knowledge to support palliative care patients, family, health and community care nurses and general practitioners. Topics covered include: the pharmacist’s role in a palliative care team; principles of pain management; use of opioids and cannabis in palliative care; symptom management and drug related adverse effects. Course Features: • The flexibility of online learning - allows you to learn from anywhere, in a format that supports the opportunity to continue working while pursuing your studies • Flexible course schedule fits into your lifestyle, learners can expect to spend 3-4 hours per week on the course materials and forum participation • The opportunity to learn from respected, real-world industry professionals • Learner support – you will be supported along the way by an administrative and technical support team who will ensure you get the help you need to succeed Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 18 - Nov 01, 2020 | CME : 15 | TZS 7350.00 | Arusha, Arusha
Wilderness Medicine CME African Wildlife Safari is organized by Wilderness Medicine Educational Company and will be held from Oct 18 - Nov 01, 2020 at Arumeru River Lodge, Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania. Accreditation: The Center for Emergency Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Topics: • Altitude Illness • Hypothermia • Frostbite and Other Cold Injuries • Environmental Heat Illness • Traveler's Diarrhea, Giardia & Other Waterborne Wilderness Infections • Surviving the Unexpected Night Out • Lightning Injuries • Improvised Medical and Trauma Care • Management of Fractures and Dislocations • Preparing for Foreign Travel • Backcountry Medical Kits • Wilderness Wound Management • Patient Assessment in Wilderness Settings • Wilderness Dermatology • Marine Hazards & Envenomations • Snake Envenomation Description: • The Africa Wildlife Wilderness Medicine conference is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure! It combines a classic, wildlife-rich safari with an optional epic climb of Kilimanjaro. • We will explore some of the world's most scenic and remarkable wildlife treasures, including the famed Serengeti, the incomparable Ngorongoro Crater, and the bountiful Tarangire National Park. The landscapes are spectacular in beauty and incomparable in variety of animal life. • This trip is planned, outfitted and conducted by Bio Bio Expeditions, or subcontractors arranged by Bio Bio Expeditions. Please note that Wilderness and Travel Medicine, LLC is responsible for the CME Educational content only. Wilderness and Travel Medicine reserves the right to change or substitute the faculty for any CME course without advance or prior notice to participants. Trip Highlights: • Enjoy a classic safari in the world's premier wildlife refuges! • Visit famed Serengeti National Park - considered by many to be Africa's top wildlife destination! • Optional climb of Kilimanjaro (19,341 ft.) with professional guides - following one of the most scenic routes made famous by the recent IMAX film • Enjoy fantastic opportunities for interactions with the wonderful Maasai people • Visit Tarangire - graced by the unique beauty of its baobab woodlands and the fantastic concentrations of animals • Visit incomparable Ngorongoro Crater - one of the world's most beautiful natural wonders
Oct 19 - Nov 13, 2020 | USD $3000.00 | Silver Spring, Maryland
Four Week Radiologic Pathology Correlation Course is organized by American Institute for Radiologic Pathology (AIRP) and will be held during Oct 19 - Nov 13, 2020 at AFI Silver, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America. This Course presents a comprehensive review of radiologic imaging with emphasis on the principles of radiologic-pathologic correlation. Approximately 95 percent of U.S. radiology residents attend the course at some point during their training. Additionally, a large number of radiology residents and fellows from Canada, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Asia and South America regularly attend the course. The faculty includes current and former members of the Department of Radiologic Pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) as well as other experts in the field. All imaging modalities are discussed and the lectures cover the radiologic presentation of a broad range of diseases and pathologic basis from all organ systems. Although the course may be beneficial at any stage of training, residents generally attend in their second, third or fourth year, as most lecturers assume that participants have at least some experience with a variety of imaging modalities. Objectives : • Apply the principles of radiologic-pathologic correlation to the interpretation of radiologic studies • Understand the clinical and treatment implications of diseases with characteristic radiologic appearances • Refine differential diagnoses in various organ systems based on specific imaging features related to their underlying pathology Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25 - Nov 04, 2020 | CME : 15 | USD $5150.00 | Cusco, Cusco
Wilderness Medicine CME - Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, & Amazon Rainforest is organized by Wilderness Medicine Educational Company and will be held from Oct 25, 2020 - Nov 04, 2020 at Casa Andina Premium Cusco, Cusco, Peru. Accreditation: The Center for Emergency Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Trip Highlights: • Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, following in the footsteps of the legendary Incas • Colorful and friendly guides and porters carry all your gear on the trail • We use the same Inca Trail Outfitter as luxury tour operator Abercrombie & Kent • Explore the fantastic stone ruins of Machu Picchu, South America's most awesome archaeological site • Visit the major Inca monuments near Cuzco, a charming, colonial city and ancient capital of the Incas • Visit the Amazon jungle and stay at the fantastic Refugio Amazonas Itinerary Snapshot: DAY 1: Arrive in Cusco. Overnight at Hotel Casa Andina in the heart of Cusco's historic district. Stroll around the central square and choose from one of the many excellent restaurants. DAY 2: Morning excursion to Sacsayhuaman, Awanacancha, and the ruins and marketplace of Picas. Overnight in the Sacred Valley. DAY 3: Visit the archaeological remains of Moray then hike down to the town of Maras- famous for its salt mines. Afternoon visit to the quaint and ancient town of Ollantaytambo. Overnight in the Sacred Valley. Day 4: Begin hiking the Inca Trail! Today’s hike is easy and through numerous ancient terraces. Enjoy spectacular views of the snow-capped Wecheywilk. Day 5: Pass through the incredible cloud forests of Yunkachimpa and Corralpunku. We'll slowly work our way up the first pass - 14,000 feet! Day 6: Plant and bird life become more varied and amazing spectacle of the Urubamba Valley comes into view. Ascend the second pass – 13,000 feet and camp at Puyapatamarca with a panoramic view of the Andes. Day 7: Reach the Sun Gate of Machu Picchu and enjoy our initial visit to this magical place. Overnight at the 5-star InkaTerra, a Pueblo Hotel in the small town of Aguas Calientes. Day 8: In the morning, we take a bus up the twisty road back to Machu Picchu where we spend most of the day exploring and learning the history of these iconic ruins. In the late afternoon, we climb aboard a first-class train for a ride back to Cusco through the Andes. Day 9: Morning flight to Puerto Maldonado. Boat ride up the river to Refugio Amazonas, passing by Community of Infierno and into Tambopata National Reserve. Night walk after dinner. (B + L + D) Day 10: Morning paddle around Oxbow Lake followed by a canopy tour. Afternoon farm visit and ethnobotanical tour. Nightly lecture prepared by the staff. (B + L + D) Day 11: Transfer back to Puerto Maldonado. Afternoon flight to Lima, then home. (B) Course Content Includes: • Altitude Illness • Hypothermia • Frostbite and Other Cold Injuries • Environmental Heat Illness • Traveler's Diarrhea, Giardia & Other Waterborne Wilderness Infections • Surviving the Unexpected Night Out • Lightning Injuries • Improvised Medical and Trauma Care • Management of Fractures and Dislocations • Preparing for Foreign Travel • Backcountry Medical Kits • Wilderness Wound Management • Patient Assessment in Wilderness Settings • Wilderness Dermatology • Marine Hazards & Envenomations • Snake Envenomation
Oct 25 - Nov 01, 2020 | CME : 12 | CE Credits : 12 | Contact Hours : 12 | USD $895.00 | Barcelona, Catalonia
Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Oct 25 - Nov 01, 2020 at Allure of the Seas, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Attorneys, Psychologists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners Accreditation: • 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • 12 CE Credits for Psychologists • 12 ASWB Credits • 12.0 Contact Hours • CLE may be available Program Purpose: LEGAL MEDICINE & MEDICAL ETHICS 12 Hours CME (2 Hours Ethics) CLE, Dental and Nursing Contact Hours • Ethics & Bioethics 1 Hour ○ Bioethics, Professionalism, and Communication ○ Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Research • Regulation of Medical Practice - Overview of Federal and State Laws 1 Hour ○ Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Impairment Issues ○ HIPAA, EMTALA, and Other Federal Mandates ○ Affordable Care Act and Accountable Care Organizations ○ Fraud and Abuse and Criminal Negligence • Electronic Health Records (EHR) versus Electronic Medical Records (EMR) 1 Hour ○ Current State of Implementation of Health Information Technology (HIT) ○ Meaningful Use Stages I, 2 (2014) and 3 (2016) ○ Electronic Informed Consent ○ EHR Malpractice Liability • End-of-life Decisions - Ethical and Legal Issues 1 Hour ○ The Dying Process ○ Classification of Euthanasia ○ Physician Aid in Dying and Hospice Care ○ Determination of Death • Federal and State Regulation of Pain Management 2 Hours ○ Controlled Substances Act Standard of Pain Treatment ○ REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy) Program ○ Monitoring Programs and Disposal of controlled substances ○ Pain Management State Guidelines, Laws and Rules ○ Addiction, Death and Pain Malpractice • Medical and Forensic Expert Witness and Testimony 1 Hour ○ Federal and State Rules of Evidence Governing Expert Witnesses ○ Deposition of Expert Witness ○ Direct and Cross Examination of Expert at Trial ○ Daubert Challenges of Experts • Official Disability Guidelines and Ama Guides in Workers Compensation and Non-occupational Injuries 2 Hours ○ Evidence Based Medicine ○ Official Disability Guidelines ○ Rating Impairment under AMA Guides ○ Return to Work Guidelines • Professional Medical Liability & Nursing Malpractice 3 Hours ○ American Law and Judicial Process ○ Medical Negligence: Causes, Prevention and Defenses ○ Spoliation of Evidence in Medical Records ○ Capacity, Competency, Informed Consent and Informed Refusal ○ Liability of MCOs, ACOs, Hospitals, CRNAs, Nurses, PAs and Nurse Practitioners ○ Malpractice Case Presentations • Medical Malpractice Mock Trial 2 Hours ○ Mock Trial: Never Event Medical Error
Oct 25 - Nov 06, 2020 | USD $9500.00 | Boston, Massachusetts
Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Health Centers is organized by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Executive and Continuing Professional Education (ECPE) and will be held from Oct 25 - Nov 06, 2020 at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. Who Should Participate: The program is designed for physicians in administrative leadership positions in academic health centers, who lead a clinical division and report directly to the chair of their department. Potential participants include individuals in positions such as chief of a clinical division within a major clinical department, vice chair of a clinical department, medical director with similar responsibilities as a division chief, and associate dean for clinical affairs. Participants will be selected with a view to ensuring an appropriate mix and balance in the class. Program Overview: Academic health centers in the United States are experiencing major change as a result of the effects of health reform and financial pressures. In addition to the restructuring of the clinical enterprise, academic centers are being challenged to sustain their academic missions and priorities in the face of resource constraints. In order to tackle these challenges, institutions need physicians in administrative positions at all levels who can provide leadership and thoughtful managerial initiatives. For over forty years Harvard has conducted intensive two-week executive development programs designed specifically for chairs, chiefs, and medical directors in clinical departments at major teaching hospitals. During that time, leaders from institutions in all regions of the United States have participated in and praised these unique educational programs. Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Health Centers is designed to serve a wide array of physician leaders. It convenes medical directors and chiefs of divisions from academic health centers together with an interdisciplinary faculty team for two weeks of intensive and systematic study of the critical leadership and management issues faced by physicians in administrative positions and academic health centers. Program Objectives: The program’s overall objective is to enhance and develop participants’ leadership abilities and effectiveness. This is accomplished by providing: increased understanding of their responsibilities as leaders; perspective on the critical leadership and management issues they face; and understanding and awareness of concepts and techniques relevant to management. Upon Completion of the Program, Participants Will Have Gained: • Increased understanding of the responsibilities and tasks of leaders in complex institutions • Broader appreciation of the challenges and changes occurring in academic medical centers and the implications for their own institution and service or area of responsibility • New perspectives on issues they face currently and on those which arise in the future • Knowledge of relevant concepts and techniques in several key management disciplines • New methods to analyze problems and an enhanced capacity to identify the critical questions • Greater effectiveness as unit and institutional leaders in formulating and implementing initiatives and managing change
Oct 27 - Nov 03, 2020 | CME : 12 | MOC : 12 | Contact Hours : 12 | USD $895.00 | Budapest, Budapest
Updates in Diabetes, Obesity, Preventive Cardiology, and Advanced Lipidology is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Oct 27 - Nov 03, 2020 at Amadeus Star, Budapest, Hungary. Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners Accreditation: • 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • 12 ACPE Credits • Up to 12 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program • 12.0 Contact Hours Topics: • Update on diabetes therapies that improve cardiovascular outcomes, Review new approaches to diabetes care ◘ Review cardiovascular outcomes data for currently available diabetes medications including review of new classes of agents, GLP-1 agonists, SGT2 inhibitors, Quick release bromocriptine. • Obesity management from the perspective of a lipidologist: root causes analysis and treatment options ◘ Identify medical factors, medications, insulin resistance as secondary causes of obesity and how to work up, address and treat these conditions. ◘ Discussion of currently available obesity medications and impact on cardiovascular markers. • Updates in lipid management: ◘ Review LDL lowering therapies including PSCK 9 inhibitors and cardiovascular outcomes data, Role of hyperabsorption and treatment options. • Advanced biomarker testing: ◘ How to use Apo B, LDL P, Lp (a), inflammatory markers in both primary and secondary prevention. ◘ Review of the evidence for use of biomarkers in clinical risk assessment and management. • Case studies: ◘ Complex lipid management, learn how to manage the most difficult cases. • Lowering triglycerides and raising HDL Cholesterol, does it matter? ◘ Review of trial data for niacin, omega 3 fatty acids, fibrates • Microbiome and cardiovascular disease ◘ Review of role of gut health and cardiovascular disease and diabetes. ◘ How to practically assess gut health, TMAO and other gut health markers. • Women and cardiovascular health throughout the lifetime ◘ Management of cardiovascular risk throughout lifetime. ◘ PCOS, menopause, child bearing age. Role of inflammation, MTHFR. Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.