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Jan 25 - 26, 2020 | Contact Hours 36.00 | USD $999 | Gainesville, Florida
Expanded Functions for Dental Auxiliary: Certification Course is organized by University of Florida Health (UF Health) and will be held from Jan 25 - 26, 2020 at UF College Of Dentistry, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 36 contact hours. January 25-26, 2020 (Phase 2) and February 8-9, 2020 (Phase 3). Phase 2: Part I Clinical Instruction. Students will participate in a review of the online modules and begin clinical participation. Phase 3: Part II Clinical Instruction. Students will continue with clinical participation, complete the written examination and complete a final clinical examination. Course Description: This three phase participation course is designed to teach the auxiliary to perform those expanded functions listed below including fabrication of provisional crowns. This course will include those duties which may be performed under the supervision of a dentist and for which formal training is required. Course Objectives: To provide training for certification in the following expanded functions: • Laws & Rules • Infection Control • Taking impressions for study casts • Topical application of fluoride (including foam & varnish) • Placing and removing rubber dams • Placing and removing periodontal dressings • Polishing clinical crowns for removal of stains • Polishing amalgam restorations • Placing and removing matrices • Placing intra-coronal provisional (temporary) restorations • Placing bases and liners • Suture removal • Application of pit & fissure sealants • Preliminary charting • Packing and removing retraction cord • Fabricating provisional crowns • Cementing provisional crowns with temporary cement Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jan 26 - Feb 02, 2020 | CME 14.00 | USD $895 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Gastroenterology and Hepatology for Primary Care is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Jan 26 - Feb 02, 2020 at Celebrity Edge, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists Credits: • 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • 14 ACPE Credits • 14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program • 14.0 Contact Hours Topics: The purpose of this activity is to give participants an update in the diagnostic and therapeutic developments in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to: • Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Tests ○ Differentiate between tests of liver function and liver injury ○ Use a diagnostic algorithm in the work-up of abnormal liver tests • Hepatitis C management ○ Understand screening guidelines for HCV ○ Understand the natural history of disease progression ○ Use treatment guidelines for chronic hepatitis C patients • Diagnosis and treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B ○ Describe HBV serology for diagnosis and management ○ Recognize at risk populations for vaccination ○ Apply practice guidelines for management and treatment of hepatitis B infection • Alcoholic liver disease ○ Recognize alcohol use disorder ○ Determine prognosis in alcoholic hepatitis ○ Understand management options for alcoholic hepatitis • Diagnosis and management of Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease ○ Understand the natural history of NAFLD ○ Use basic diagnostic approaches for identify patients at risk with risk for advanced disease ○ Employ current approaches to management of NAFLDs • Management Considerations in End-Stage Liver Disease ○ Recognize common complications associated with cirrhosis ○ Understand management options in patients with end-stage liver disease ○ Use effective screening and surveillance methods to detect complications of cirrhosis • Drug-Induced Liver Injury (DILI) ○ Recognize different types of liver injury ○ Describe common drugs and herbals implicated in liver injury ○ Understand management approaches to patients with drug-induced liver injury • Screening for Colon and rectal cancer ○ Improve the outcome and cost effectiveness of screening for Colon Cancer with new guidelines and new screening tests • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) ○ To improve cost effectiveness of management of IBS ○ To Explain current management of IBS, Constipation and Chronic abdominal pain and how they differ. and the place of new medications • Inflammatory Bowel Disease ○ To share on going changes in treatment of CrohnÂs disease and Ulcerative colitis. • Inflammatory Esophageal Diseases ○ The understanding of new etiologies of Chest pain, heartburn and dysphagia ○ The place of the relationship of BarrettÂs Esophagus to Chronic reflux Esophageal cancer in perspective • Peptic Ulcer disease ○ To explain new recommendations in the prevention and treatment of Peptic Ulcer disease and its complications • Common Medical Problems in patients with Chronic Gastrointestinal diseases ○ To enhance the ability of the primary care doctor to provide appropriate preventive care in patients with chronic Gastrointestinal disease • Chronic and recurring diarrhea ○ Illustrate the place of the primary care physicians in the diagnosis and management of chronic diarrhea.
Jan 27 - 31, 2020 | CME 20.00 | USD $949 | Sarasota, Florida
Hospital Medicine: Management Of The Hospitalized Adult Patient is organized by American Medical Seminars (AMS) and will be held from Jan 27 - 31, 2020 at The Westin Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. All AMS 2019-2020 CME conferences are Live, Half-day, Commercial-Support Free and are approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Additional accreditation information available on our website. All of our medical meetings are clinically useful evidence/case-based, guideline-driven, Primary Care content that is immediately applicable to your practice. All of our CME conferences, both live and recorded, can be found at www.AmericanMedicalSeminars.com. AMS CME meetings are held in both Sarasota, FL and San Diego, CA, and are designed for Primary Care Practitioners in the specialties of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and even Specialists who would like practical and clinically relevant reviews and updates in Primary Care Medicine. Can’t attend our Live CME conferences? Check out our Self Study Travel CME courses on our website at www.AmericanMedicalSeminars.com. Narrative Description: Following this course, the participant should be able to formulate a practical approach to common disorders found in the hospitalized adult patient; determine the diagnostic tests that can be used to determine the severity of the patient's problem and make an accurate diagnosis; apply the various treatment options available and recognize when to treat and when to call for a specialist. This activity is expected to result in improved competence in making an appropriate diagnosis and providing effective treatment and consultation with the overall goal of improving patient outcomes. The emphasis will be on aligning physician behavior with current guidelines and evidence-based medicine, as indicated within each topic’s specific objectives. As recent advances in diagnostic modalities and treatments make it necessary to improve competence in an inpatient setting, this course was designed as an update for all practitioners at the level of a practicing physician in the hospital setting. Specific Objectives: Day 1 Bronchial Asthma: An Update. Upon the completion of this session using the NAEPP Guidelines, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP • Appraise the pathophysiology of this inflammatory disease. • Develop a stepwise approach to treatment of asthma and management of status asthmaticus. • Differentiate the patient who is not responding and specify indications for subspecialty referral. Pleural Diseases: Effusions and Pneumothorax. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP • Determine the etiology of various pleural effusions by means of cases. • Formulate the investigation and management of pleural effusions. • Detect the presentation of pneumothorax. • Develop the clinical approach to management of pneumothorax using the ACCP Delphi Guidelines. Systolic and Diastolic Heart Failure. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP • Appropriately manage decompensated heart failure in hospitalized patients. • Assess the indications for positive inotropic agents and ultrafiltration in systolic heart failure. • Distinguish the treatment of systolic versus diastolic heart failure, as per the 2013 ACCF/AHA Guidelines for heart failure management. • Atrial Fibrillation in the Hospitalized Patient. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP • Assess and evaluate treatment options for atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response, as per the 2010 HFSA Guidelines. • Employ appropriate anticoagulation strategies for atrial fibrillation. • Distinguish the advantages of rhythm versus rate control treatment strategies, 2014 ACC/AHA Guidelines for atrial fibrillation management. • Determine the possible underlying causes of CHF exacerbations. Day 2 Challenging Infections: Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, Clostridium difficile. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP • Assess and apply appropriate treatment strategies for different types of methicillin resistant staph aureus infections, as per the IDSA Guidelines. • Employ rational use and relate the precautions of newer antibiotics when treating resistant bacteria. • Distinguish Guideline based treatment of Clostridium difficile infections, as per the AGA Guidelines. Consultative Medicine: Transfusion Guidelines, Delirium in the Hospitalized Patient. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP • Interpret changes in the updated 2012 American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Guidelines for Antithrombotic Therapy. • Assess restrictive red blood cell transfusion strategy as recommended by American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) guidelines. • Evaluate clinical factors that make patients more prone to hospital and postoperative delirium. • Employ evidence-based strategies to treat delirium in hospitalized patients. Pulmonary Cases for Review - Part I. Upon the completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP • Develop a differential diagnosis and approach to a patient with a non-resolving infiltrate. • Assess the causes and determine the evaluation of solitary lung nodule. • Evaluate idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and employ current management using the ATS/ERS Guidelines. Arterial Blood Gas: A Six Step Approach to Rapid Interpretation. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP • Distinguish and determine the type of acid base disturbance – Acidosis and Alkalosis. • Determine the anion gap and its role in defining and treating acid base disorders. • Assess osmolal gap and urine anion gap. • Develop the management of acid base disorders by a case based discussion. Day 3 Critical Care Cases for Review - Part I. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP • Detect acute liver failure (ALF) and develop appropriate plans for management of ALF and acetaminophen OD. • Detect pulmonary edema in the ICU and formulate a plan for the management of ARDS. • Integrate the management of a patient with cardiac arrest based on AHA-ACLS Guidelines with consideration for therapeutic • hypothermia and develop a brain death protocol. Pneumonia. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP • Differentiate the presentation of various cases of pneumonia and management. • Distinguish the different pathogens that cause pneumonia. • Apply evidence-based recommendations for prevention of pneumococcal pneumonia. • Plan the approach to health care associated pneumonia. Novel Oral Anticoagulants. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP • Differentiate the advantages and disadvantages of commonly used anticoagulants. • Employ evidence-based anticoagulation bridging regimens. • Assess the approved indications for various anticoagulation agents. • Apply the evidence-based indications for anticoagulation in hospitalized patients. Update in Perioperative Medicine. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP • Appraise pre-operative cardiac risk stratification and management strategies, as per the ACC/AHA Risk Clinical Predictors. • Determine the role of non-invasive stress testing, echocardiography, coronary angiography and the use of biomarkers to assess peri-operative cardiac risk, as per the ACC/AHA (2014) Perioperative CV Evaluation Guidelines. • Relate the indications for beta blockers, statins and aspirin in the peri-operative period. • Evaluate the bleeding risks of commonly prescribed medications and OTC supplements taken pre-operatively. Day 4 Septic Shock. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP • Define shock and differentiate the various types of shock. • Develop and apply the concept of sepsis management bundles. • Formulate and manage the early resuscitation of septic shock, vasopressor use and monitoring. • Specify the current controversies in management of septic shock based on SCCM/Survival Sepsis Campaign Guidelines. Pulmonary Cases for Review – Part II. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP Identify and properly evaluate sleep apnea and excessive daytime sleepiness. Specify the various causes of hemoptysis and develop an appropriate plan for management. Apply the evidence-based recommendations of pulmonary embolism including thrombolysis or appropriate referral for vena caval filters. Approach to the Management of Stroke. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able utilize the latest evidence based medicine and guidelines to: EBM, GL, COMP • Develop a strategy to assess the common presentations of stroke/TIA. • Utilize current initial treatment strategies appropriately. • Develop a strategy to stratify the risk of stroke. • Develop a secondary prevention plan. Approach to the Management of Chest Pain. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP • Evaluate the complaint in the context of history, physical exam, and EKG findings. • Develop a strategy to use cardiac biomarkers in the evaluation of ACS. • Use recent research studies and guidelines to develop an approach to the patient with chest pain. Day 5 Approach to the Management of Diabetes in the Hospitalized Patient. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to utilize the latest evidence based medicine and guidelines to: EBM, GL, COMP • Develop a diabetes treatment strategy that identifies and reaches a target glucose. • Develop a diabetes treatment strategy that integrates the issues of chronic management. • Develop a diabetes treatment strategy that utilizes insulin effectively. Strategies to Address the Issue of Preventable Hospital Readmissions. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, COMP • Identify the factors which contribute to increase risk of readmission. • Stratify the risk for readmission utilizing evidencebased tools. • Develop a transition of care strategy to reduce the likelihood of a preventable readmission. COPD – Overview of Patient Management. Upon the completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP • Appraise the definition and integrate the pathophysiology of COPD. • Assess the clinical management of various issues regarding COPD. • Treat acute exacerbations and outpatient management including long-term oxygen and pharmacologic treatment based on ATS/ACCP Guidelines. • Evaluate the need of referral for surgical and newer treatments for emphysema. Critical Care Cases for Review - Part II. Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP • Detect acute renal failure in the ICU and employ appropriate management using the International Consensus Guidelines. • Detect and assess hypertensive emergencies in the ICU and prescribe appropriate management. • Develop the management of a patient with acute gastro-intestinal bleeding.
Jan 27 - 29, 2020 | CME 19.50 | USD $2595 | St Petersburg, Florida
Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound is organized by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute (GCUS) Inc. and will be held from Jan 27 - 29, 2020 at Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, St Petersburg, Florida, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians, Chiropractors, NP’s, PA’s, Sonographers, Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers and other medical professionals specializing in: Sports Medicine, Orthopedics, Rheumatology, PM&R, Pain Management, Emergency Medicine, Regenerative Medicine, and other MSK related fields. Credits: The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 19.50 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. Overview: Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Live Training Course provides participants a comprehensive introduction to musculoskeletal ultrasound. These courses are taught by leading musculoskeletal ultrasound experts that incorporates comprehensive lectures and interactive case presentations featuring a 3:1 participant to faculty hands-on scan ratio with live models and phantoms. These courses are specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need musculoskeletal ultrasound training. GCUS offers (3) Three Day Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Courses at our facility in St. Petersburg, FL. The course is held at multiple dates throughout the year, making it the perfect course for both local participants and participants traveling to Florida. Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute offers the Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training Course as a stand alone three (3) day course, or as part of a week long Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Training and CME program. In the week long program, participants will learn ultrasound techniques for the entire musculoskeletal ultrasound specialty including regenerative medicine. An optional interventional human cadaver lab can also be added to this course for the most comprehensive course option (Highly Recommended). Topics: • Shoulder Anatomy & Scanning Techniques • Live Demonstration: Ultrasound Evaluation of the Shoulder • Hands-On Scanning: Shoulder • Ultrasound Evaluation of Shoulder Pathology • Elbow Anatomy & Scan Techniques • Live Demonstration: Ultrasound Evaluation of the Elbow • Ultrasound Evaluation of Elbow Pathology • Ultrasound Guided Injection Techniques • Hands-On Scanning: Elbow • Wrist & Hand Anatomy, Scan Techniques • Live Demonstration: Ultrasound Evaluation of the Wrist & Hand • Ultrasound Evaluation of Wrist & Hand Pathology • Hands-On Scanning: Wrist & Hand • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Ankle & Foot • Ultrasound Evaluation of Ankle/Foot Pathology • Hands-On Scanning: Ankle/Foot • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Hip & Live Demo • Ultrasound Evaluation of the Knee: Normal Anatomy & Scanning Techniques • Knee Pathology & Live Demo • Hands-On Scanning: Knee & Hip Objectives: • Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and/or interpret MSK ultrasound examinations. • List the indications, benefits, and limitations of MSK ultrasound for sports medicine injuries, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and rheumatology applications. • Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images. • Demonstrate scanning protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, knee, ankle/foot, & hip ultrasound examinations. • Identify normal anatomy during musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging. • Identify the sonographic appearance of commonly seen pathology of the shoulder, knee, elbow, wrist/hand, ankle, and foot. • Demonstrate the use of MSK sonography for diagnosis and ultrasound-guided interventions and describe "in-plane" and "out of plane" injections/aspiration techniques using inanimate phantoms. • Increase confidence to incorporate protocols, techniques and interpretation criteria to improve diagnostic/treatment accuracy. • Identify the sonographic anatomy during the performance of ultrasound guided MSK injections on cadaver models. (optional track) • Demonstrate the principals of imaging techniques for the performance of upper and lower extremity MSK injections on cadaver models. (optional track) FREE Pre-Course Online Video: MSK Imaging Fundamentals The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Jan 28, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Jacksonville, Florida
Counseling Grief Clients: Functional Interventions for Everyday Use is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 28, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Jacksonville Airport, Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jan 29 - Feb 05, 2020 | Contact H 14.00 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Topics in Primary Care and Endocrinology is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Jan 29 - Feb 05, 2020 at MS Veendam, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists Credits: • 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • 14 ACPE Credits • 14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program • 14.0 Contact Hours • 10 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs Description: The purpose of these lectures is to provide an overview of the management of common endocrinology problems utilizing new guidelines and medications to improve the care of patients seen in primary care settings. Areas covered include: thyroid disorders, and the effectiveness of dietary, surgical and medical therapy for obesity. New guidelines have been published by the American College of Cardiology for the management of lipid disorders and cases will be used to illustrate their effective use. Comfortable use of the diagnostic tests and medications for metabolic bone problems is another goal. An approach to the integration of new diabetes medications into primary care practice and the American Diabetes Association guideline changes for 2019 will be discussed to improve understanding of their utility in various types of patients particularly those with complications from diabetes. Advances in the diagnosis and management of common pituitary and adrenal disorders have recently changed with new guidelines form the Endocrine Society. Topics: • Primary Care Treatment of Essential Hypertension: A 2018 Update ○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to customize their treatment approach in the essential hypertension patient and maximize the percent of patients treated who reach goal blood pressure. • Atrial Fibrillation: What the Primary Care Practitioner Needs to Know ○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to discuss the newest information regarding atrial fibrillation and describe the role of anti-arrhythmics in the management of the disease. • Thromboembolic Disease in Primary Care: Focus on the New Anticoagulants ○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to discuss the role of the new oral anticoagulants and describe any relevant differences between the available agents. • Asthma and COPD: New Recommendations and Treatment Options ○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to discuss the new recommendations for treatment of patients with asthma and COPD. • Primary Care Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in the era of Increasing Bacterial resistance ○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to discuss the treatment options for UTIs in the era of increasing antimicrobial resistance • Antimicrobial Resistance: Implications for the Primary Care Provider ○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to describe the impact of antimicrobial resistance in both gram-negative and gram-positive infections and discuss treatment strategies for common infections • Osteoporosis: Review of Guidelines and New Therapeutic Options ○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to describe the new National Osteoporosis Guidelines and how the recommendations will impact the treatment and prevention strategies in their patients with osteopenia or osteoporosis. • Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Disease ○ Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Disease • How to Choose the Proper Medication for Your Patient with Type 2 Diabetes ○ Describe the use of oral agents in patients with Type 2 diabetes • Using Insulin Effectively in the Treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes ○ Describe the use of insulin in various forms of diabetes • New Developments in the Medical and Surgical Management of Obesity ○ Explain the use of food plans, exercise, medications and surgery in the management of obesity • Management of Dyslipidemia: What is New ○ Discuss the diagnosis and management of dyslipidemia • Common Adrenal and Pituitary Problems: How to Spot Them in your Practice ○ Discuss the most common adrenal and pituitary problems, diagnosis and therapy • Metabolic bone disease:sorting out the causes to decide effective therapy ○ Describe the diagnosis and therapy of calcium disorders. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 30 - Feb 02, 2020 | Saint Petersburg, Florida
American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL) 2020 Winter Institute Conference is organized by American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL) and will be held from Jan 30 - Feb 02, 2020 at The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, St. Petersburg, Florida, United States of America. Description: This health care conference will give you the opportunity to network with other physician leaders and attend high-level courses taught by seasoned faculty members. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 30 - Feb 01, 2020 | CME 19.00 | USD $1000 | Tampa, Florida
26th Annual Tampa Shoulder Course: Arthroplasty & Sports is organized by Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education (FORE) and will be held from Jan 30 - Feb 01, 2020 at Tampa Marriott Water Street, Tampa, Florida, United States of America. Target Audience: Orthopaedic Surgeons, fellows, residents, and other healthcare professionals whose scope of practice includes shoulder and elbow surgery. Accreditation: Physicians: FORE designates this live activity for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians Assistants: PAs may claim a maximum of 19 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Course Description: The Tampa Shoulder Course will provide a full day of education on key issues in shoulder arthroplasty – anatomic and reverse – as well as a full day on sports medicine topics, such as instability, traumatic elbow injuries, and rotator cuff repair. The course will feature live surgeries, debates, rapid-fire case reviews, workshops, and didactic presentations, with ample time during sessions for participants to ask questions of the distinguished faculty. In addition, a pre-course cadaver lab on advanced shoulder arthroplasty surgical techniques will be offered for interested registrants. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: • Apply innovative methods of assessment and management to various shoulder and elbow disorders • Apply current concepts to total elbow arthroplasty • Consider the post-operative complications and outcomes following anatomic and reverse shoulder arthroplasty • Identify humeral and glenoid bone loss and develop strategies to manage it as it relates to anatomic and reverse shoulder arthroplasty • Develop strategies for the treatment of shoulder instability • Assess the options for the treatment of massive rotator cuff tears. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jan 30 - Feb 02, 2020 | CME 20.00 | USD $1025 | Sarasota, Florida
Topics in Anesthesia: Emphasis on Regional is organized by Northwest Anesthesia Seminars (NWAS) and will be held from Jan 30 - Feb 02, 2020 at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida, United States of America. Target Audience: This course is designed for physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the anesthesia specialty or are impacted by it. Accreditation: The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physician Assistants: The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 20 hours of Category I credit for completing this program. Registered Nurses: NWAS is an approved provider for the following state nursing boards: Arkansas State Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider Number 4833), District of Columbia Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), Florida Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), Georgia Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), and the South Carolina Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480). This program offers 20 contact hours. Program Purpose: The practitioner of anesthesiology must possess the scientific background for clinical practice; maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty, but also of all additional related disciplines which may impact it; maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures necessary for the provision of quality patient care; manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in the clinical setting, the clinical and educational institutions, and the community in which the practice resides; serve as an expert in matters involving health care delivery; serve as an informed manager of clinical and educational services provided, including the acquisition and distribution of resources necessary in meeting professional goals; and provide assistance with and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon the professional expertise of the practitioner. Presentations are designed to facilitate the healthcare provider in reviewing, updating, and/or expanding knowledge and abilities in one or more of these areas vital to the practicing professional. Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to: • Apply the pertinent physical and behavioral sciences - to include but not be limited to advanced anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, chemistry, physics, psychology, and social sciences - as they impact and are affected by the planning, delivery, and monitoring of anesthesia and related services inherent in the anesthesia professions. • Explain the selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, and contraindications and precautions of presented pharmacological agents through the understanding of their physico-chemical properties, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, updated uses, and more recently developed additional, related, and similar drugs. • Outline comprehensive management plans for the group of patients discussed, whether related in age, physical status, cultural background, invasive procedure, anesthetic or analgesic requirements, clinical setting, adverse reactions, and/or goals of care. • Apply the principles of safety and asepsis in the performance of anesthetic procedures and administrations, equipment use, and other applications encountered during the provision of anesthesia and analgesia whether in the surgical unit, the labor and delivery suite, the pain management clinic, or other more remote location of anesthetizing services. • Incorporate the appropriate recommendations and/or requirements of pertinent external organizations, institutions, and professional groups - recognized as serving as the authority for and/or holding the responsibility to compile and approve such tenets - in the provision of anesthesia and related services, whether medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, or health care management standards. • Apply the new techniques in the clinical setting of the participant.
Jan 31 - Feb 01, 2020 | CME 12.00 | Orlando, Florida
APP Oncology Summit is organized by Horizon CME and will be held from Jan 31 - Feb 01, 2020 at Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, Florida, United States of America. Intended Learners: Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Oncology Pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of oncology patients. CE Information: AANP This educational activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 12.0 Contact hours of accredited education (including 3.0 hours pharmacology). AAPA This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request 12.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits from the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Total number of approved credits yet to be determined. ACPE This activity has been submitted to the Washington State Pharmacy Association for approval to award up to 12.0 credit hours. Washington State Pharmacy Association is accredited as an approver of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. ANCC The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Upon completion, NPs and RNs will be awarded up to 12 contact hours. Description: The APP Oncology Summit is a two-day conference designed to provide advanced practice providers (APPs) with the latest evidenced-based strategies to optimize care and outcomes for patients with cancer. This conference is planned with and for advanced practice providers (NPs, PAs, pharmacists, and nurse specialists) and is a collaborative effort of oncology clinicians from multiple organizations in each community. The APP Oncology Summit offers a unique opportunity for APPs from various healthcare teams in the community to collaborate, learn from each other and national faculty, and share best practices on a range of issues related to the care of cancer patients.