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Jan 01, 2015 - Dec 31, 2020 | Contact Hours : 24 | USD $74.00
Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery, 15th Edition is organized by Anderson Continuing Education. Date Published: 2015 Expiration Date: 12/31/2020 Description: Alexander’s Care of the Patient in Surgery is the most dependable source for comprehensive perioperative information. Well-known author and educator, Jane C. Rothrock, continues to provide step-by-step instructions for over 400 surgical procedures, including many minimally invasive methods, all backed by the latest research. More than 1,000 full-color illustrations and photos depict current techniques, as well as surgical anatomy and instrumentation. This edition adds cutting-edge information to reflect new concepts for both invasive and non-invasive surgical procedures, whether the location is in a hospital, outpatient clinic, or doctor’s office. Key Features: • Over 400 specialty surgical interventions • A clear and consistent chapter format • Cutting-edge information • Updated coverage • 1,000 full-color illustrations and photos • Comprehensive discussions of perioperative nursing considerations • Full-color design • Patient Safety boxes highlight • Evidence for Practice boxes • Research Highlight boxes • Patient and Family Education boxes • Surgical Pharmacology tables • Ambulatory Surgery Consideration boxes • Sample plans of care • An emphasis on patient and workplace safety • Coverage of cross-specialty areas New to this edition: Four quizzes accompany this large book, each worth 24 contact hours. Section A (Chapters 1-9): Unit I, Foundations for Practice: Patient Safety and Risk Management; Workplace Issues and Staff Safety; Infection Prevention and Control; Anesthesia; Positioning the Patient; Sutures, Needles, and Instruments; Surgical Modalities; and Wound Healing, Dressings, and Drains. Section B (Chs. 10-16): Unit I, Foundations for Practice, continued: Postoperative Patient Care and Pain Management. Unit II, Surgical Interventions: Gastrointestinal Surgery; Liver, Biliary Tract, Pancreas, and Spleen Surgery; Hernia Repair; Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery; Genitourinary Surgery; and Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery. Section C (Chs. 17-22): Surgical Interventions, continued: Breast Surgery; Ophthalmic Surgery; Otorhinolaryngologic Surgery; Orthopedic Surgery; Neurosurgery; Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; and Thoracic Surgery. Section D (Chs. 23-30): Surgical Interventions, continued: Vascular Surgery and Cardiac Surgery. Unit III, Special Considerations: Pediatric Surgery, Geriatric Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Interventional and Image-Guided Procedures, and Integrated Health Practices: Complementary and Alternative Therapies.
Jan 01, 2016 - Dec 31, 2020 | Contact Hours : 12 | USD $12.00
Fast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse: Caring for Cardiac Surgery Patients in a Nutshell, 2nd ed is organized by Anderson Continuing Education. Conference Description: Fast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse: Caring for Cardiac Surgery Patients, in a Nutshell, is a little book (208 pages) that provides speedy access to information cardiac surgery nurses use daily. It covers all aspects of care from preoperative to recovery, with an emphasis on prevention and management of postoperative complications. It provides new information on risk factors for stroke, thoracic aortic aneurysms, and congenital heart disease, as well as updates on new surgical techniques and devices. New illustrations help to clarify crucial information and tables are reorganized to emphasize commonly used medications. The resource will be especially valuable to new graduates and nurses who are considering a switch to cardiac care. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 01, 2016 - Nov 30, 2021 | CME : 1 | MOC : 1
Is It Malignant? Is It Benign? A Pathology and Surgery Discussion is organized by Baptist Health South Florida. Dates: Course opens: 12/01/2016 Course expires: 11/30/2021 Accreditation: Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 Medical Knowledge 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. Available Credits: • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ • 1.00 ABIM MOC • 1.00 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy • 1.00 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors • 1.00 General certificate of attendance. Description: This session provides practitioners with insight into the relationship between pathology and surgery and how pathology results impact surgical treatment planning. This interview-style course translates pathological diagnosis and clarifies how surgeons use pathological findings to guide care. Objectives: • Evaluate the relationship between pathology and surgery and how pathology results impact further surgical procedures in breast cancer patients. • Describe current concepts of breast pathology — including benign, premalignant and malignant — and the recommendations for further treatment associated with each pathological diagnosis.
Dec 01, 2016 - Nov 30, 2021 | CME : 0.75
Use of Core-needle Biopsy for Image-Detected Abnormalities is organized by Baptist Health South Florida. Dates: Course opens: 12/01/2016 Course expires: 11/30/2021 Accreditation: Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Available Credits: • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ • 0.75 General certificate of attendance Description: This course provides physicians with an overview of the core-needle biopsy process to be better able to explain to patients what to expect and explain the available validated methods for this method of biopsy. Objectives: • Review the options and the patient selection process. • Consider available, validated methods for CNB: stereotactic, tomogram, ultrasound and MRI-guided. • Review the importance of radiologic-pathologic concordance. • Designate the appropriate follow-up and disposition of the patient based on radiology-pathology results.
Feb 24, 2017 - Feb 24, 2022 | CME : 1.42 | USD $25.00
Management of the High Output Stoma is organized by Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) Release Date: 2/24/2017 Expiration Date: 2/24/2022 Target Audience: RN, Nurse Practitioners, Health Care Professionals who work with WOC patients. Credits Contact Hours - 1.42 Pharmacology - 0.00 To Receive Credit: • Complete the activity in its entirety. • Complete and submit the online course evaluation. • Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account. Program Overview: Management of the high output stoma is extremely challenging for the clinician, as it is associated with malabsorption, malnutrition, dehydration, reduced quality of life, significant morbidity and mortality, and high health care costs. The etiology can be multifactorial. However, ensuring adequate nutrition and hydration is an integral component of care. Management of these patients is complex and requires an understanding of the physiological alterations that occur in order to understand the treatments employed. Those treatments can include dietary, fluid and pharmacological agents. This presentation will address these physiological alterations along with the roles of nutrition and fluid interventions, and the conventional medications as well as trophic factors enlisted. Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this educational program, learners will be able to: • List the clinical consequences of a high output stoma/SBS. • Discuss rationale for the medications commonly used in the management of highoutput ostomy/SBS. • Intervene in a stepwise fashion to optimize both hydration and nutritional status. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 10, 2018 - Dec 09, 2021 | CME : 24 | USD $495.00
Surgical Critical Care Online Review Course is organized by The Osler Institute. Release Date: December 10, 2018 Expiration Date: December 9, 2021 Designation Statement: The Osler Institute designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Of the AMA PRA Category, 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 24 credits meet the requirements for Self-Assessment. Description: This comprehensive review is designed to update your clinical knowledge-base as well as to help you pass your Surgical Critical Care Certifying Exam. Emphasis is on evidence-based medicine and board-relevant standards of care, incorporating current best practice concepts, surgical approaches, preoperative evaluation, and clinical follow-up strategies. As a result, it provides a good review for your ABS sub-specialty exam as well as providing a thorough Surgical Critical Care review for physicians in practice. Many of our previous learners found the course provided them with improved diagnostic and management strategies, a better understanding of the best surgical approach for the principle areas covered by Critical Care Surgeons, and helped them recognize areas of weakness for self-study. You will also come away with valuable insights and practical tips to immediately apply to your own practice. Conference Objectives: At the conclusion of this course each participant will be able to: • Summarize the principles of comprehensive care for the critically ill patient - both surgical and non-surgical • Describe preoperative, operative and postoperative management of patients with multi- system illnesses including the cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrinologic, renal, hepato- biliary and hematologic systems • Demonstrate an understanding of traumatic injuries for all major organ systems • Discuss life-threatening pediatric conditions and the special issues involved in the management of critically ill pediatric patients • Discuss the leadership skills necessary to direct multi-disciplinary coordinated care of the critically ill patient.
Apr 12, 2019 - Mar 31, 2021 | MOC : 3 | CME : 3 | Contact Hours : 3
Get SMART (Safe Means of Administering the Right Therapy) is organized by DKBmed. Release Date: 4/12/19 Expiration Date: 3/31/21 Each module takes 60 minutes to complete. Target Audience: This Online CME Conference is directed towards health professionals who will or have prescribed opioid analgesics in the past 12 months. There are no prerequisites. Description: Dear Colleague, Get SMART (Safe Means of Administering the Right Therapy) has been updated with new content based on the recent FDA Blueprint for pain management. This pain management curriculum now features an adaptive learning format that allows you to test-out of what you already know. Learn about the latest in pain management and earn no-cost CME! Topics include: 1. Basics of pain management 2. Pharmaceutical vs. non-pharmaceutical treatments 3. What you need to know about opioids including: I. OUD vs. Dependence II. Special precautions III. Patient-provider agreements IV. Risk calculators and other resources Earn up to 3.0 CME/CE/MOC credits (including pharmacology)! Learning Objectives: After completing this Online CME activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to: • Assess and initiate pain management therapy. • Recognize patients with opioid use disorder. • Produce effective counselling with patients and caregivers about the safe opioid analgesics, including proper storage and disposal. • Explain the methods to modify doses and discontinue use of opioid analgesics. Visit the website Faculty Michael R. Clark, MD, MPH, MBA Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore, Maryland Yvonne D'Arcy, MS, ARNP-C, CNS, FAANP Pain Management Nurse Practitioner Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Dec 04, 2020 | CME : 4.75
32nd Annual Pan Philadelphia Neurosurgery Conference - Virtual Meeting is organized by Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) and will be held on Dec 04, 2020. Accreditation: Designation of Credit: Physicians: This educational activity is designated for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other Healthcare Professionals: This educational activity is designated for 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Course Description: Co-directed by three area Neurosurgical Training Programs: the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, and the Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, this year’s symposium will be devoted to the following theme - Neurosurgery Frontiers: Adapting and Advancing Into the Future. Four keynote addresses by Zoher Ghogawala, MD, Steven N. Kalkanis, MD, Michael T. Lawton, MD, and Andre Machado, MD, PhD will carry forward the theme by discussing past challenges and current controversies of spine, tumor, vascular and functional neurosurgery. Panel discussions on the futures of these four areas will be explored. Each panel will examine how advances in these disciplines can significantly impact neurosurgical practice. Additionally, a resident research competition will provide an analytical review of current research endeavors. Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to: • Summarize the recent breakthroughs in cerebrovascular neurosurgery and the applications, implications, and outcomes associated with these new techniques. • Analyze the role of deep brain stimulation on stroke rehabilitation and recovery. • Distinguish the current controversies and future directions in spinal surgery, neuro-oncology, neurovascular surgery, and functional neurosurgery and examine the challenges associated in each area. • Examine the innovations in precision based tumor surgery and how they can be applied into practice. • Discuss the current clinical trials on spine surgery and their potential implications for patients. • Apply course discussion outcomes and strategies to individual practice as part of a continuing improvement process.
Dec 19 - 20, 2020 | CME : 8 | USD $450.00
Medical Spanish & Cultural Competency Virtual Training is organized by Rios Associates. This online CME course will be held from Dec 19 - 20, 2020. What is the purpose of Medical Spanish & Cultural Competency Virtual Training? Course Description: Rios Associates' intention is to connect the language and cultural barrier gap among healthcare providers and Latino (Spanish speaking) patients. Rios Associates Virtual Trainings assist and build rapport between healthcare providers and their patients, promote safe and high-quality patient care, enhance patient satisfaction, enhance the appropriate utilization of healthcare resources, as well as, increase preventive health activities and compliance. This 2-day (8:00 am-12:00 PM), individually tailored conversational, medical and cultural Spanish CME Virtual Training session consists of 8 hours of interactive live teaching, medical dialogues, role-plays/practice sessions, cross-cultural discussions and daily practice with our McGraw Hill's Complete Medical Spanish textbook. This method is highly suitable for those with limited time who must use their new language skills immediately. Participants who complete this 2-day intensive course will: • Obtain the ability to interview patients in Spanish in a culturally competent manner, take a medical history, conduct a physical, as well as, neurological exam, and give prescription and follow-up instructions, while taking cultural sensitivity into account to increase compliance. • Display a good flow of speech in the present, future, and past tenses, as well as the command form. • Grab some degree of Cultural Competency concerning health and medical care. • Employ the skills needed to continue language acquisition through daily practice and personal experience. The instructor and participants make an Internet connection on the scheduled conference date’s time via WebEx. Virtual Training is handled on a small group basis; thus, permitting for much flexibility. WebEx allows us to share audio and video; as well as tools, such as whiteboards, presentations, and pictures. Classes are limited in size to give personal attention to each participant’s needs. Early registration is suggested to guarantee your place. *McGraw Hill's Complete Medical Spanish Textbook and 8 AMA Category 1 CME credit included.
Feb 25 - 27, 2021
18th Annual Virtual European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS) Conference is organized by European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS). This Online medical Conference will be held from Feb 25 - 27, 2021. The Postgraduate Course will be held as a separate, virtual event close to the main conference. Conference Description: They are diligently working behind the scenes on a first-class programme for 2021, which will deliver the best science and multidisciplinary educational content in NET diagnostic and therapy. The event will offer the latest in evidence-based science, practice updates, and treatment advances. Some highlights include: • Plenary lectures on radiomics in NEN and immunotherapy in cancer • Pathology of neuroendocrine neoplasms • Carcinoid heart disease • A joint session with the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) • Nuclear medicine diagnostics and therapy • Recent results from clinical trials and key ongoing trials • Treatment outcomes • Live basic and clinical oral abstract sessions Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.