Upcoming Medical Conferences in USASearch Criteria : United States of America
Aug 21 - 23, 2019 | CME 36.25 | USD $3000 | Cleveland, Ohio
Advanced Cranial Radiosurgery - Upgrade Course is organized by Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education and will be held from Aug 21 - 23, 2019 at Cleveland Clinic - Gamma Knife Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Neurosurgeons, medical physicists, radiation oncologists, neurootolaryngolists and other health care professionals experienced in radiosurgery. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 36.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Conference Description: This educational experience provides an opportunity to extend the experienced practitioner’s range of treatment options to include this more advanced form of stereotactic radiosurgery. Participants will become familiar with the new features when upgrading from previous models. At the conclusion of the three days, participants will receive a certificate of course attendance. Radiosurgery training is a prerequisite. Learning Objectives: • Identify the basic principles and biophysics of radiosurgery and how they apply to day-to-day patient treatment. • Review the clinical indications, parameters of treatment, and outcomes of radiosurgery. • Recognize radiation safety issues and principles, as well as become familiar with the emergency procedures as they pertain to radiosurgery. • Apply the principles of stereotactic frame application, imaging, and use of radiosurgery treatment hardware.
Aug 21 - 23, 2019 | USD $725 | Chicago, Illinois
NASHP’s 32nd Annual State Health Policy Conference is organized by National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) and will be held from Aug 21 - 23, 2019 at Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. This Conference is planned by state health policymakers for state health policymakers, NASHP’s annual event is a “must-attend” for the state health policy community. With a carefully crafted agenda focusing on emerging issues and current best practices within states, #NASHPCONF19 will bring together the nation’s leading experts to share, learn, and discuss. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training for Hemophilia and Other Arthritic Conditions (Aug 21 - 23, 2019)
Aug 21 - 23, 2019 | CME 23.75 | San Diego, California
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training for Hemophilia and Other Arthritic Conditions is organized by UC San Diego School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education and will be held from Aug 21 - 23, 2019 at UC San Diego Health - Hemophilia / Thrombosis, La Jolla, San Diego, California, United States of America. Target Audience: This educational program is designed for any health care provider, but in particular for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and physical therapists involved and/or interested in MSKUS as a point-of-care imaging tool to assist with diagnosis and treatment of joint and muscle pains in patients or people with and without hemophilia. Athletic trainers may also benefit from this course. Pediatric practitioners are welcomed. While ultrasound techniques for adults and children are similar, readings mainly apply to adolescents and adults with a mature skeleton. To complete pediatric training we refer to the online module Pediatric. Accreditation: The University of California San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AMA: The University of California San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit breakdown by day: Days 1 & 2 only: 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Day 3 only: 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Days 1, 2 & 3: 23.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Description: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training for Hemophilia and Other Arthritic Conditions, presented by UC San Diego School of Medicine, is a 3-day hands-on course developed to provide training in musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) for evaluation of hemophilic joint disease, but also other arthritic conditions and musculoskeletal abnormalities and syndromes. The main objective of the course is to enable physicians and other care providers to use MSKUS as a point-of-care imaging tool to assist with the diagnosis and treatment of joint pains. In addition, the course has specific elements geared towards hemophilic joint disease to recognize joint bleeding, synovial hypertrophy and synovitis, cartilage degradation, osteochondral lesions and other structural joint abnormalities. The course also includes a teaching module pertaining to the Joint Tissue Activity and Damage Exam (JADE), a validated ultrasound imaging protocol for hemophilic joints. Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: • Describe MSKUS basics, basic physics and knobology • Discuss the basic operations of an ultrasound machine • Interpret and apply sono-anatomy of ankles, knees, elbows, hip (including sacro-iliac joints), facette joints and shoulders • Interpret basic structural abnormalities by sono-pathological findings • Apply standard MSKUS transducer positions for ankles, knees, elbows hip (including sacro-iliac joints), facette joints and shoulders • Describe the Joint Tissue Activity and Damage Exam (JADE) Hemophilia joint ultrasound protocol • Describe the diagnosis of effusions • Distinguish bloody from non-bloody effusions • Perform a diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound recognizing hemarthrosis, synovitis and structural abnormalities (such as meniscus, tendons, ligaments) • Quantify synovitis by Power Doppler
Aug 21 - 24, 2019 | CME 12.00 | USD $250 | Louisville, Kentucky
2019 Annual KPMA/SPA Meeting is organized by Kentucky Psychiatric Medical Association (KPMA) and will be held from Aug 21 - 24, 2019 at The Brown Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Accreditation: The APA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The APA designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Description: The Southern Psychiatric Association and Kentucky Psychiatric Medical Association invite you to join us in Louisville, Kentucky, for an incredible scientific session program, networking, and social events designed for you to connect with colleagues, and increase your knowledge in a fun and relaxing environment. Program Objectives: At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to: • Describe empirically supported theories regarding the development and maintenance of suicidal ideation; • Review the latest research on the safety and efficacy of rTMS with depressed adolescents; • Review the prevalence of anxiety in youth; • Understand the value of suicide safety planning; • Learn about the clinical characteristics of behavioral addictions; • Understand the models for behavioral health integration; • Understand the training and roles of various providers on a collaborative care team; • Discuss important evidence-based early interventions to mitigate adverse mental health effects of disasters; • Identify benefits and risks for psychiatric treatment during three trimesters of pregnancy, postpartum; • Describe currently available computer programs and mobile apps for depression and other mental disorders; • Review the historical context to conversion disorder (aka: Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder), focusing primarily on diagnosis of Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures (PNES); • Understand how the medical professional communities and their larger societies are either supporting or preventing assertions of individual physicians’ conscientious objections in clinical settings; • Review the effects of cannabis exposure on the developing brain; • Understand the difficulties in applying modern criterion-based diagnosis to historical figures Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (AGACNP) Course by Barkley & Associates, Inc. - Texas
Aug 21 - 22, 2019 | Contact Ho 16.25 | USD $579 | Arlington, Texas
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (AGACNP) Course is organized by Barkley & Associates, Inc. and will be held from Aug 21 - 22, 2019 at Hilton Arlington, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16.25 contact hours. Course Overview: • Test-taking and Study Strategies for Success • Clinical Assessment • Common Problems in Acute Care • Diagnosis and Clinical Management for Adults • Extensive Review of System-Specific Health Problems • Health Care Delivery and Health Care Systems • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention • Nurse Practitioner/Patient Relationship • Pharmacologic management • Professional Role Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 21 - 23, 2019 | CE 44.00 | USD $8995 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Live Core V - Beginning of Physiologic Rehabilitation Case is organized by LVI Global and will be held from Aug 21 - 23, 2019 at LVI Main Campus, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 44 CE Credits+ protocol. Course Description : This six-day, live-patient treatment program is designed to show you how life-changing your dentistry can be. This course addresses the handling of more complex cases (bruxers, restoring vertical dimension, restoring severely dark teeth without subgingival margins, creating biologic politics that appear to be growing out of tissue, etc.) treating function as well as aesthetics. Perhaps the most important aspect of the program is; understanding why cases succeed, why they fail and how to prevent that failure before it happens. You are expected to leave with an understanding of why so many people need this type of treatment. Fine tune your skill and take your cases from good to outstanding. Course Objectives : • Manage difficult cases such as bruxers, restoration of vertical dimension, and restoring severely dark teeth. • Address problems associated with a need for occlusal stabilization. • Define and utilize techniques for subtle porcelain contouring and chair-side customization before and after final placement. • Implement management principles, case presentation skills, and good diagnosis and treatment planning. • Identify appropriate marketing procedures for your practice. • Define advanced cosmetic and soft tissue procedures with all-tissue laser technology. • Educate team and patients about the power of TMD Dentistry. Prerequisites: CORE I, CORE II, CORE III, CORE IV
Aug 21 - 23, 2019 | USD $595 | Louisville, Kentucky
The 5th annual Scaling Up Group Dental Symposium will return to Louisville, Kentucky on August 21-23, 2019 at the new Omni Louisville Hotel located in the heart of downtown. Hosted by Mortenson Dental Partners, a dental service organization (DSO) comprised of over 145 affiliated dental practices across nine states, the three-day event will allow attendees to study and explore the best practices of group dentistry alongside other DSO representatives, dental professionals and related industry leaders. Created to be a forum of conversation about the group dental industry, Scaling Up Group Dental Symposium has quickly become one of the top DSO conferences in the country since its inception in 2015. The conference teaches dental practice representatives how to scale their operation if they seek to grow independently, or if they are considering joining a DSO. To kick off the symposium, Mortenson Dental Partners will host a “Behind the Scenes Tour” at the Mortenson Dental Partner Support Center. The exclusive tour will pull back the curtain on certain services and departments that are instrumental in running and supporting a growing DSO, such as patient services; accounting and payroll; billing and collections; marketing; human resources and benefits; and several others. A robust agenda is set for the 2019 event, featuring leaders from nationally recognized DSOs and dental industry experts whom will drill into topics such as strategic development, effective leadership, business intelligence, talent recruitment, real estate and more that will help attendees scale their practices to the next level. Highlights of the confirmed speakers include: ● Dr. Wayne Mortenson, Founder, Mortenson Dental Partners ● Bill Becknell, CEO, Mortenson Dental Partners ● Steve DeLong, CEO, Bluetree Dental ● Dr. Rob Safrit, CEO, Family Health Dental ● Cecile Schauer, VP, Marketing & Operations, Patterson Dental ● Nicholas Partridge, President & Founder, Five Lakes Professional Services ● Cassie Yarbrough, Lead Public Policy Analyst, American Dental Association Health Policy Institute ● Colin Carr, CEO, CARR Healthcare Realty ● Brian Colao, Director, Dental Service Organizations Industry Group ● Dan Wicker, Managing Partner, Cain Watters & Associates ● Jason Barger (Keynote Speaker), Author, Speaker, Consultant and creator of the Step Back from Baggage Claim Movement In addition to opportune moments throughout the conference to network, a more formal networking reception will be held at Louisville’s iconic Muhammed Ali Center. The Louisville landmark is a multicultural center with an award-winning museum dedicated to the life and legacy of Muhammed Ali, a Louisville native. Guests will also have the opportunity to go on a tour of the Muhammed Ali Center after it is closed to the public. Scaling Up Group Dental Symposium is made possible by generous sponsors, including Patterson Dental, Carr Healthcare Realty, Dykema, Five Lakes Professional Services, among others. For more information or to register for the 2019 symposium, visit https://scalingupgroupdental.com/. About Mortenson Dental Partners: Mortenson Dental Partners is the largest group of privately owned, doctor run dental practices in the United States. The company started as a single dental practice in Middletown, Kentucky, founded by Dr. O Wayne Mortenson and his wife, Sue in 1979. Today, it has grown to over 140 dental practices operating in 9 states, employing over 1,800 team members and treating over 1.3 million patients nationwide. With services ranging from general and pediatric dentistry to orthodontics and oral surgery, Mortenson Dental Partners believes in offering high quality dental care and serving our patients with courtesy and respect. Learn more at mortensondentalpartners.com
Aug 21 - 24, 2019 | CME 31.75 | USD $1495 | Phoenix, Arizona
Pulmonary Medicine Board Review is organized by American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and will be held from Aug 21 - 24, 2019 at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America. Who Should Attend: • Physicians in critical care and pulmonary medicine • Fellows in critical care and pulmonary medicine • Advanced critical care nurse practitioners • Advanced respiratory therapy practitioners • Physician assistants CME credits and MOC points: 31.75 Description: This premier course reviews the information you should know for the ABIM pulmonary medicine certification exam. The exam tests your knowledge and clinical judgment in crucial areas of pulmonary medicine. Course content mirrors the ABIM exam content outline for pulmonary board review. Whether you need to certify, recertify, or simply review, this course offers a thorough review you can put to the test. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 21 - 22, 2019 | CE Hours 16.00 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Advanced NM Bite Refinement - Level 5 (Hands on) is organized by Occlusion Connections (OC) and will be held from Aug 21 - 22, 2019 at True Dentistry, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is General Dentists, Specialists, Laboratory Technicians. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 Continuing Education credit hours. Prerequisite Courses: K7 Occlusal Evaluation System (Technical Training) and Level 1, 2, 3 and 4 Description: The goal of this program is to train dentist and refine their skills in the use of capturing a physiologic Optimized Bite™ using the unique protocols that Dr. Chan has pioneered in bring doctors, patients and their athletes to the "Next Level" using NM instrumentation technology. It is these protocols that doctors from around the world, elite athletes and the military have recognized as profound and game changing. Learning the skills and visual awareness of mandibular positioning and jaw relationships are crucial to all clinicians doing advanced restorative, TMD-MSD treatment and orthodontics. A focus is directed toward mastering the use of the J5 Myomonitor/TENS - to establish the correct Optimized Bite™ and perfect the Chan Optimized Bite™ taking process accurately and precisely. Scan 4/5 jaw tracking is used to focus the clinician on what is truly important during bite recording to enhance the Myomonitor TENS process learned in Level 1. Learn what the expert sees and visualizes. Learn insightful bite taking tips and techniques from the expert to eliminate the confusion about NM bites and which scientific modalities are critical for treatment. This is a hands on program with the expert designed to assist the dentist to master a crucial aspect of clinical. Without a handle on how best to take a proper physiologic bite all restorative treatment as well as TMD treatment is compromised Course Objectives: • Assist the dentist in learning the detailed skills in establishing a proper vertical dimension and AP positioning of the NM Bite. • Master the use of the Myomonitor TENS Bite • To focus the dentist on jaw tracking protocols - what really is important during NM bite recording. • Perfecting the operators skills and abilities in capturing the NM bite and scan interpratation. • Optimizing the NM Bite – What is the Chan Scan? • Implementing the Chan Optimized BiteTM protocol • Classic Trajectory vs. the Optimized NM Trajectory • A focus and concentration on Scan 4/5 • Teach the importance and value of Jaw Tracking • Watching the cursor. • Learn whether your bite is on trajectory. • Learn the differences between various NM trajectories. • Distinguishing whether your bite is “neuro”- “muscularly” stable. • A more in depth understanding and interpretation of all the scans. You Will Learn: • An in depth review of the diagnostic scans and their importance for proper diagnosis and interpretation. • Master the skills and use of the Myomonitor TENS. • How to take an accurate TENS Bite. • How to perfect the K7 Scan 4/5 and accuracy of the TENS bite protocol. • Differences between various NM Trajectories • Which scans are important when optimizing the NM bite? • Which scans are important when working with a challenging TMD patient? • What is important and what is not important in optimizing the NM Bite. • The mechanics and anatomy of the optimized NM Bite and how it affects the other scans. • How to take an Optimized Neuromuscular Bite using the Chan Optimized BiteTM protocol to do the Chan Scan. • How to adjust the TENS to optimize the Jaw Track prior to taking the bite. • Chan Scan - the anatomy and mechanics behind it, how does it affect the other Scans? • How to observe the movement of the cursor and its meaning. • What keys to press to capture markers and references during bite recording. • How to determine a proper vertical position. *Audit fee is only applicable for those who completed this course at OC previously.
Aug 21 - 22, 2019 | Chicago, Illinois
5th Annual Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Contracting is organized by CBI, a division of UBM Americas and will be held from Aug 21 - 22, 2019 at Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Who Should Attend: You will benefit from attending this event if you have responsibilities or involvement in PBM, health plan or specialty pharmacy and have responsibilities or involvement in the following areas: • Contracts • Finance • Pharmacy Benefit Management • Pharmacy Operations • Pharmacy Services • Business Strategy/Operations This conference will also benefit pharmacy benefit consultants, PBM technology service providers, data providers and companies providing services to the above audience. Description: Now in its 5th year, CBI’s PBM Contracting is the only event dedicated to the complexity and challenges of negotiating and implementing contracts between PBMs and payers, employee groups, government entities, specialty pharmacies and manufacturers. Gain insights into the latest market and legal complexities effecting PBM contract negotiations, learn how to enhance the value of contracts by gaining a deeper understanding into issues like contractual terms and negotiated obligations, specialty drugs, value-based contracts, and much more. Dive Deep Into Issues With Peers and Thought Leaders: • PBM Contracting: Market Realities and Plan Sponsor Considerations • Innovative Pricing Strategies - Value-Based Contracts versus Reference-Based industry • Achieving Clarity for Better Decision Making on Structure of PBM Contracts • Innovative Models for Managing Pharmacy Benefits • Identify the Various Components of Rebate Contracting to Maximize Leverage When Negotiating • RFPs - Establishing Categories for Comparison of Vendors including Strategy, Objectives and Requirements • How Contract Transparency Benefits Everyone • Maintain Mutual Organizational Goals through Implementation of Regular PBM Assessments • Specialty Clinical Management - Evaluating PBM versus Third-Party Managers for Savings on Drug Spends • Tips on Thinking Outside-of-the-Box for Development of Your Prescription Benefits Plan Design and Contracts Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.