Upcoming Medical Conferences in AnchorageSearch Criteria : United States of America Anchorage
May 16 - 17, 2020 | USD $575 | Anchorage, Alaska
An Introduction to Vestibular Rehabilitation is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from May 16 - 17, 2020 at Anchorage, Alaska, United States of America. Course Description: This class focuses on providing an excellent framework for the clinician to effectively treat vestibular disorders. Like all of our courses, this vestibular physical therapy continuing education course focuses on teaching clinicians to actually treat disorders in this rapidly expanding area. One of the strengths of this course is that it applies to clinicians without any vestibular experience, providing ample tools to treat vestibular disorders, while still maintaining the interest and expanding the capabilities of clinicians more experienced in the field of Vestibular Rehabilitation. BPPV is covered at great length in this course. Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • Describe six key components of the anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system. • Discriminate between ten common pathophysiologic conditions of the vestibular system. • Complete a thorough interview of a patient and hypothesize three potential diagnoses using five key questions outlined in the manual. • Hypothesize the differential diagnosis of a mock patient who presents with vertigo versus dizziness. • Complete a thorough examination of a patient, and compare three subjective complaints to the objective findings. • Identify eight standardized assessment tools for use with patients with a vestibular disorder. • Perform three specific tests of vestibular function (VNG, Rotary Chair, and Sensory Organization Testing). • Correctly demonstrate the bedside oculomotor exam and interpret the results. • Distinguish between canalithiasis and cupulolithiasis and accurately locate the involved canal. • Justify the use of a specific treatment theory (habituation, adaptation, and/or substitution), and design a treatment plan specific to that patient, given a patient's diagnosis and findings through an objective exam. • Describe two potential psychological manifestations that may occur with prolonged episodes of dizziness. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jul 13 - 16, 2020 | Anchorage, Alaska
Echo Alaska: Frontiers of Multimodality Imaging Including Echo, Cardiac CT and MRI is organized by Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Medicine CME (CV CME) and will be held from Jul 13 - 16, 2020 at Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa, Anchorage, Alaska, United States of America. Target Audience: This conference is specifically designed for adult and congenital cardiovascular specialists, internists, anesthesiologists, critical care physicians, surgeons, and sonographers interested in the clinical application of echocardiography, cardiac CT, and MRI. Course Description: This symposium is a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art echocardiography, cardiac CT, and MRI for a wide variety of cardiovascular disorders. We will emphasize new technologies and how to use imaging information for the care of your patients. Integration of echo, CT, and MRI and their incremental value in clinical cardiology will be highlighted. An additional focus will be on the role of 2-D and 3-D echocardiography in guiding interventional therapies. Unique to this course is live scanning of patients with various cardiovascular disorders. This session will emphasize the importance of comprehensive echocardiographic acquisition and management decision based on echocardiographic data. Course Highlights: • Imaging in echo, cardiac CT and MRI • Strain imaging • Congenital heart disease • Amyloid • 3-D TEE • Live scanning sessions • Hands-on scanning opportunity Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Aug 09 - 22, 2020 | USD $1245 | Anchorage, Alaska
12-Night Russian Far East Expedition CME Cruise is organized by Sea Courses Inc and will be held from Aug 09 - 22, 2020 at Silver Explorer, Anchorage, Alaska, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is family physicians, specialists, and allied health care professionals. Course Description : The aim is to provide evidence-based material, as well as practical and relevant clinical pearls that will be easy to implement into one’s own medical practice. Conference attendees will be invited to complete a pre-course Needs Assessment to assist the faculty with the development of their presentations. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.