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Aug 21 - 23, 2020 | CME 18 | USD $845.00 | Scottsdale, Arizona
AAMP Scottsdale 2020: Advanced Applications in Chronic Digestive Disorders is organized by Advanced Applications in Medical Practice (AAMP) and will be held from Aug 21 - 23, 2020 at DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paradise Valley - Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved with a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category-1 CME (10 Pharmacology and 2.5 Ethics CE). Targeted Attendees: Treating clinicians including MD, DO, ND, NMD, NP, PA and other direct entry licensed providers. Staff (RN, HBOT Tech, etc.) often attend with the clinic physicians. Course Description: This is a 3-day advanced CME physician conference focusing on Applications in Chronic Digestive Disorder organized by Advanced Applications in Medical Practice (AAMP). Our conferences are probably the fastest growing Integrative Medicine conferences in the industry, and are growing event on event. They go 'Beyond The Basics' and provide practical applications and therapies to make sure that physicians are able to implement what they have learned into practice for Monday morning. Chronic GI illness is not only on the rise in our patient populations but also becoming more difficult to assess and treat. Everything from laboratory methods to various natural and prescription therapies are becoming more complex, and often difficult to employ. AAMP Scottsdale 2020 is designed to bring expert speakers who deal with these diagnoses and can demystify and clarify assessment, therapy and troubleshooting. Topics covered will include: • Crohn’s disease • Ulcerative Colitis • GI Infectious disease • The role of various forms of biofilms in GI disease • “Irritable Bowel” and other non-specific diagnoses • SIBO / SIFO • Food allergy and Intolerance • GI inflammation, immune system and relationships to systemic health • Histamine and other inflammatory mediators • Post-antibiotic post-surgical and post-infectious repair strategies • The gut-brain connection • And others Interventions discussed will include: • The myriad of food testing; which does what and when to use (or not use) • GI biome testing • Systemic lab tests to assess GI effect on the whole body • Dietary approaches • Pre and probiotics • Compounded and Standard Prescription Agents • Natural oral therapies • IV and Injection therapies • Hyperbaric Oxygen, Heat / Sauna and Laser Therapies • Biofilm and GI Repair Agents Speakers: Dr. Anderson's guests will be: Leonard Weinstock MD FACG, Allison Siebecker ND MSOM LAC, Preet Khangura ND and Stephanie Grutz FNP. Support Material: Included in your fees, we supply copy of the audio recording, clinical notes,handout sheets, USB of all the presentations, and two webinars post conference to assist with any Q&A. These post conference webinars are recorded, and all attendees have access to these sessions as well. They also provide all-organic food throughout the conference, evening workshops and cocktail reception on Friday evening.
Oct 02, 2020 | CE Hours 8 | Scottsdale, Arizona
Advanced Botulinum Toxins & Dermal Fillers Level II Training Course & Medspa Business Academy (MBA) is organized by American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE) and will be held on Oct 02, 2020 at Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America. Target Audience: This activity is designed to meet the needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners. Accreditation: CE Information: You will recieve 8 CE participation hours each for these successfully completed live patient courses - Botulinum Toxin Training, Dermal Filter Training, and Frontline TMJ/Orofacial Pain Training, Educational methods used for these courses are lecture and participation. The American Academy of Facial Esthetics designates this activity for 10 continuing education credits. Physicians: Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this hybrid activity for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Nurses: This activity is awarded 19.00 contact hours. Nurse Practitioners: This hybrid activity is for 19.00 contact hour(s) which include 12.0 hour(s) of pharmacology. Course Objectives: • Solid filler smooth PDO threads for precise vermilion border enhancement • Nefertiti Lift with botulinum toxin and dermal fillers – the AAFE protocol • Platysma bands treatment with botulinum toxin for down-turned oral commissures and turkey neck • Learn new botulinum toxins dilutions for very precise placement • Differential frontalis injection techniques for therapeutic and esthetic treatment outcomes • Learn how to treat the muscles involved with creating esthetic eyebrows lines – eyebrow lifting and sculpting • AAFE exclusive protocol for definitively treating maxillary gingival excess, otherwise known as “gummy smile” • Comprehensive patient assessment for combination botulinum toxin and dermal filler treatment • Anatomical lip sculpting using the AAFE Keyhole Pout V to M lip enhancement technique and beautiful vermillion borders • Advanced dermal filler injection techniques including cross hatching and scaffolding • Eliminate “bunny lines” which will also help with upper lip lines • Eliminating “black triangles” between teeth – the exclusive AAFE protocol to treat deficient interdental papilla • Precision use of hyaluronidase pharmaceutical agents • How to use advanced hyaluronic acid and calcium hydroxylapetite dermal filler products • The most esthetic anatomically based mid-face volumization and cheek enhancements for upper lip lift support so the patient can show more teeth and have a wider smile • FDA protocol for chronic migraine treatment with botulinum toxin • Masseter injections for esthetic and therapeutic treatment MBA Course Overview: These intensive one-day training seminars are engineered specifically towards Dentists, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Physician Assistants, and entrepreneurs looking to build a thriving and sustainable practice in 2020 and beyond. Learn from real world practitioners and AAFE faculty who have built successful esthetic practices, as well as industry thought leaders comprised of specialty healthcare attorneys, world-renowned consultants, and top marketing & social media experts.
Module VI - Poisons, Chemotherapy, Cancer, Lyme disease, Radiation, and Electromagnetic Field influences
Oct 17 - 18, 2020 | CE Hours 12 | USD $589.00 | Scottsdale, Arizona
Module VI - Poisons, Chemotherapy, Cancer, Lyme disease, Radiation, and Electromagnetic Field influences is organized by R. Cassidy Seminars and will be held from Oct 17 - 18, 2020 at Healthy Futures, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America. Target Audience: Psychologists, Psychiatrists, MFTs, Counselors, Substance Abuse Counselors, Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Dentists, Physical Therapists, Dietitians, Nutritionists, Mental Health Providers and Medical Health Providers - All levels Accreditation: Psychologists R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Maximum of (12) CE hours Psychoanalysts NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts. #P-0005. (12) clock hours. Social Workers OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (12) clock hours, #RCST110701 Counselors/Marriage and Family Therapists CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers. Other States: If your state is not specifically listed, nearly all state Counselor and MFT boards accept either APA or ASWB approval, or are reciprocal with other state licensing board approvals, such as those listed below. Check with your board to be sure. The Ohio Board includes Counselors and MFTs. IL: Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #168-000141. For a maximum of (12) hours. NY-LMHCs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0015. (12) contact hours. NY-LMFTs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0011. (12) contact hours OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for a maximum of (12) clock hours, #RCST110701 TX: Approved CE Sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists. For a maximum of (12) credit hours. Provider #151 Creative Arts Therapists NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists. #CAT-0005. (12) contact hours. Chemical Dependency Counselors CA: Provider approved by CCAPP, Provider #4N-00-434-0220 for (12) CEHs. CCAPP is an ICRC member which has reciprocity with most ICRC member states. TX: Provider approved by the TCBAP Standards Committee, Provider No. 1749-06, for a maximum of (12) hours general, Expires 3/31/2020. Complaints about provider or workshop content may be directed to the TCBAP Standards Committee, 1005 Congress Avenue, Ste. 460, Austin, Texas 78701, Fax Number (512) 476-7297. Nurses CA: Provider approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CeP12228.5, for a maximum of (12) contact hours. Educators TX: R. Cassidy Seminars is an approved provider with the Texas Education Agency CPE# 501456. This course is for a maximum of (12) CE Hours. Description: The experiential training/workshop is a hands-on format working with the body and its physiological reactions and responses to shift and change the body’s nervous system to balance and healing. The shifts when working the with body’s nervous system, helps restore change that balances mental, physical, and social interaction states. This bottom up therapy (working with the body’s wisdom) through healing the tissue is helpful for treatment of trauma, attachment disorders, neurological disorders, eating disorders, sensory disorders, anxiety, and depression. Topics for Module VI are: What is poison to the body? History of poison to humans in water, nuclear disasters, chemicals in the air, chemicals in products, inoculations, anesthesia, medicines and allergies. Psych-and physiological educations on different cancers and how it works in the body and the immune system response. History of cancer treatments. The social and emotional impact of cancer on a person and their family. Psycho- and physiological education on Lyme disease and other autoimmune deficiency diseases. Impact of electromagnetic field influences on body's immune system and nervous system and how it impacts emotions such as fear leading to increase in anxiety and depression. Course Objectives: • Identify poison to the body. • Evaluate for poison trauma • Give 3 examples of poison in the world around us • Summarize how cancer develops • Describe a general history of cancer treatments and development of treatments • Describe how Lyme disease attacks the body's immune and nervous system function • Describe how an electormagnetic field influences a body's immune and nervous system • Integrate nervous system regulation for a patient going through cancer treatment to decrease anxiety and depression • Construct social and emotional engagement for immune diseases to decrease anxiety and depression
Oct 26 - 30, 2020 | CME 35 | USD $1,225.00 | Scottsdale, Arizona
Clinical Research / Clinical Science Course is organized by Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA), Inc. and will be held from Oct 26 - 30, 2020 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America. Continuing Education Credit Hours: SOCRA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 35 Continuing Education Credits for SOCRA CE and Nurse CNE. SOCRA designates this live activity for a maximum of 35 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Module 1 AND Module 2 (full program) offers up to 35 CE (Continuing Education) credits. Module 1 (only) offers up to 21 CE (Continuing Education) credits. Module 2 (only) offers up to 17.2 CE (Continuing Education) credits. Goal: This course has been established to develop an internationally accepted standard of knowledge and understanding of the research process and related regulations, as well as medical and scientific areas related to clinical research. Objective: The course contains two modules. 35 hours total CE available. The attendee may elect to attend one (either) or both modules. Module I is the Regulatory / Procedural Module consisting of sessions pertaining to: Issues Involved in Addressing the Development Process, Clinical Pharmacology and Adverse Event Reporting, Study Development and the Research Budget, Good Clinical Practices, ICH Guidelines, Informed Consent, Preparing for an GCP Audit, Regulatory Affairs and IRBs (IND/NDA), Research Ethics, and Source Documentation and Administration. Module 1 is a 3 day course which meets Monday 8:00 a.m. - Wednesday 4:30 p.m. Module 2 is the Medical / Scientific Module. It is focused on Medicine and Science, designed for those who are relatively new to research who wish to strengthen their understanding of medicine and science. Module 2 consists of sessions pertaining to: Ethical Issues in Clinical Trials, Anatomy and Physiology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Clinical Laboratory Analysis, Epidemiology, and Research Statistics. Module 2 is a 2 1/2 day course which meets Wednesday 1:00 p.m. - Friday 4:30 p.m. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this (full) course the attendee should be able to: • Discuss the Drug Development Process regarding the definitions, regulations, and processes from IND to NDA. • Discuss the development and implementation of the International Council on Harmonisation, the clinical research guidelines resulting from that collaboration, and how the ICH guidelines affect the clinical researcher. • Discuss the (drug, device, biologics) development program, including protocol development, case report form design, project and program management, assessing costs and building budgets. • Describe adverse drug reactions and adverse events, the drug development process, drug laws, statistical perspectives, specific mechanisms of drug actions, and IRB notifications. • Discuss various perspectives and regulations regarding adherence to protocol, patient rights, informed consents, and regulatory issues related to an FDA audit. • Discuss procedural and management issues regarding utilization and disposition of source documents • Discuss regulations, generally accepted policies and procedures, and audit practices associated with IRBs and the informed consent process. • Discuss research ethics including the importance of the informed consent and the principles of medical research ethics as well as therapeutic misconceptions, randomizations, and placebos. • Discuss cell biology including cell structure, function, and reproduction. • Describe the development and science supporting genetics and pharmacogenetics. • Discuss anatomy and physiology including selected body systems, organs, and how they function. • Discuss the basic laboratory values in clinical research and their importance in the disease process. • Discuss epidemiological and statistical issues related to the distribution and determinants of health related events in certain populations.
Oct 29 - 30, 2020 | CME 14.25 | USD $730.00 | Scottsdale, Arizona
Clinical Research Project/Program Management is organized by Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA), Inc. and will be held from Oct 29 - 30, 2020 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America. Continuing Education Credit Hours: SOCRA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 14.25 Continuing Education Credits for SOCRA CE and Nurse CNE. SOCRA designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Goal: Clinical trial project and program management incorporate a broad range of skill sets in order to plan, administer, track, evaluate and report activities and budgets involved in the health care product development process. The goal of this program is to introduce, affirm or enhance the participant’s understanding of the project management endeavor. Objective: Through discussion, presentation, and interaction, this program will broaden the participants’ knowledge of the regulatory framework, project management art and science, planning and accounting, and their attitude and aptitude for achieving successful clinical trials. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of the program, the attendee should be able to: • Describe project management and basic risk management principles following PMI (Project Management Institute) guidelines (initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling, and closing). • Discuss the processes and procedures that are necessary to develop an infrastructure that will support the various tasks associated with Project Management in Clinical Research. • Discuss how to incorporate IRB interaction activities into a project plan, focusing on issues involved in managing multiple investigational sites. Disaster recovery and contingency planning will be discussed. • Discuss Organizational Dynamics and psychological issues in project management to promote effective team building. Describe conflict resolution strategies; discuss approaches to work effectively with different leadership and personality styles. • Describe general start up issues including; budget development, cash flow issues and solutions, billing to CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services), and contract management. • Describe contract development topic issues including: intellectual property (IP) rights, publication, indemnification, payment schedule management, clinical trial sponsor interactions and negotiations. • Describe various international regulatory bodies and their submission processes using the US Code of Federal Regulations (FDA/OHRP) as a baseline. • Describe Project Management of the IND and IDE, review guidance documents, forms and accountability measures designated for use by industry and academic research sponsors and sponsor investigators. • Discuss pharmacy issues related to risk management, safety, drug accountability, drug purity, randomization, blinding and unblinding, inventory control drug & device administration, dose calibration and dose escalation schedules.
Oct 29 - 31, 2020 | CME 18.5 | Scottsdale, Arizona
13th Annual Neuroradiology in Clinical Practice 2020 is organized by Educational Symposia (ESI) and will be held from Oct 29 - 31, 2020 at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States Of America. Target Audience: This program is designed for practicing radiologists, neurologists and neurosurgeons that interpret or rely on imaging studies for the evaluation of neurological disorders. Radiologic technologists who perform these types of procedures will also find the program beneficial. Accreditation: Physicians: Educational Symposia designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. About The Meeting: This course is designed to address current topics in neuroimaging and the clinical management of neurological disease. Emphasis is placed on the role of imaging in pathology and trauma affecting the central nervous system. Imaging manifestation of disease, optimizing imaging techniques and the recent advanced applications of artificial intelligence (AI) and PET/MRI, traumatic brain injury and stroke imaging updates will be addressed. Educational Objectives: Attendees should, at the completion of this course, be able to: • Discuss the advances in neuroimaging applications and interpretation. • Evaluate intracranial tumors, vascular abnormalities and traumatic brain injury. • Discuss the clinical and imaging manifestations of neurodegenerative disease. • Recognize image characteristics of common neurovascular disease processes. • Utilize CTA and MRA in neuroradiology applications. • Describe the changing role of imaging in the management of spine disease. • Explain the clinical impact of artificial intelligence in neuroradiology. Note: This Course is also available as Webcast. Save the Date! More Information Coming Soon For the most updated conference information please visit the webpage: https://www.edusymp.com/product/details/1310 Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 29 - 31, 2020 | CME 17.5 | USD $1,195.00 | Scottsdale, Arizona
5th Annual Surgical Pathology Update: Diagnostic Pearls for the Practicing Pathologist is organized by Educational Symposia (ESI) and will be held from Oct 29 - 31, 2020 at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America. Target Audience: This CME activity is primarily designed to educate practicing pathologists as well as pathologists in training. Accreditation: Educational Symposia designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. American Board of Pathology (ABPath) Maintenance of Certification (MOC): This activity provides up to 17.5 SAM eligible CME for the American Board of Pathology MOC Program. Participants must take and pass a post-test in order to earn SAM credit. About The Meeting: This course has been designed to provide a practical and comprehensive overview of a number of topics in surgical pathology, including head and neck, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, gynecologic, genitourinary, and soft tissue pathology. This course will include an overview of diagnostic pearls which allow the pathologist to render an accurate diagnosis, as well as how to best avoid some of the most common diagnostic pitfalls. The discussion will also include pertinent diagnostic immunohistochemical and molecular diagnostic techniques which allow the pathologist to refine their diagnosis and provide additional prognostic and therapeutic information. There will be sufficient opportunity for interactive discussion between participants and the faculty. Educational Objectives: Attendees should, at the completion of this course, be able to: • Recognize the major diagnostic pitfalls in the diagnosis of Barrett’s esophagus and Barrett’s-related dysplasia • Discuss the more recently recognized variants of ulcerative colitis as well as some of the issues related to diagnosing IBD-related dysplasia • Identify some of the major diagnostic issues in the most common colorectal polyps, including serrated polyps • Describe the classification of endometrial carcinomas according to the TCGA findings • Review the work-up of endocervical neoplasms, both HPV and non-HPV related • Accurately classify serous neoplasms and the implications of classification on clinical decision making • Recognize key diagnostic features that define common follicular patterned thyroid neoplasms • Discuss diagnostic strategies and treatment implications for HPV-associated tumors of the head and neck • Recognize and differentiate the most common salivary gland tumors • Resolve differential diagnoses for renal neoplasms based on predominant histologic pattern and communicate the clinical significance • Implement emerging aspects of prostate pathology, including large gland and intraductal lesions into diagnostic practice • Utilize histology and immunohistochemistry to resolve the most common diagnostic issues in testicular tumor pathology • Categorize common patterns of liver injury as hepatocellular or biliary in origin • Discuss the histologic features of fatty liver disease • Describe the clinical parameters that are taken into account when listing a patient for liver transplantation • Explain the most commonly used and diagnostically useful immunohistochemical markers in the diagnosis of soft tissue tumors Note: This Course is also available as Webcast. Save the Date! More Information Coming Soon For the most updated conference information please visit the webpage: https://www.edusymp.com/product/details/1301
Nov 04 - 07, 2020 | Scottsdale, Arizona
Mayo Clinic Hospital Medicine: Managing Complex Patients 2020 is organized by Mayo Clinic and will be held from Nov 04 - 07, 2020 at The Phoenician, a Luxury Collection Resort, Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America. Target Audience: This program is designed for inpatient care providers including physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Internal medicine and family practice, among others, are specialties that have practitioners who care for hospitalized patients. Course Description: Hospital Medicine is a growing medical specialty that requires a diverse skill set. Hospital-based healthcare providers must be able to diagnose and manage a wide variety of clinical conditions, coordinate transitions of care, provide perioperative management to surgical patients and contribute to quality improvement and hospital administration. This program is specifically designed to ensure participants augment their skill set to meet these many challenges in an effort to enhance the delivery of health care and provide better patient outcomes. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 12 - 14, 2020 | Scottsdale, Arizona
Multidisciplinary Update in Breast Disease 2020 is organized by Mayo Clinic and will be held from Nov 12 - 14, 2020 at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America. Target Audience: Primary care providers, oncologists, radiologists, surgeons, pathologists, gynecologists, and advanced practitioner providers who care provide both diagnostic and treatment of patients with breast cancer. Course Description: This two and half day continuing medical education course will provide a multidisciplinary update in prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, management, and treatment of benign and malignant breast diseases, high risk and survivorship issues. The course has multidisciplinary experts in their field presenting the latest, diagnostic, treatment and management options. Highlights include: Benign Breast Disorders, Surviving Breast Cancer, Breast Imaging Modalities and Supplemental Screening Options for Dense Breasts, Updates in Surgical Management and Local Treatment of Breast Cancer, Radiation Therapy Options, Genetics and High Risk Management, Advances in Oncology, Updates in Breast Reconstruction, Optional Evening Session: Advanced Surgical Techniques. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 13 - 15, 2020 | CME 12 | USD $895.00 | Scottsdale, Arizona
Cardiology & Pulmonology for Primary Care is organized by Medical Education Resources (MER) and will be held from Nov 13 - 15, 2020 at JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States of America. Target Audience: This program is targeted to office-based primary care providers and other health professionals with updates in primary care medicine. Accreditation: Credit Designation: Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ABIM MOC Recognition: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 (part II) MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. American Academy of Family Physicians: This Live activity, Neurology for Primary Care, with a beginning date of July 3, 2020 has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. American Osteopathic Association: These programs are approved for 12 hours in Category 2-A by the American Osteopathic Association. American College of Emergency Physicians: This program is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 12 hours of ACEP Category I credit. American Academy of Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 12 hours of Category I credit for completing this program. Nursing Accreditation: • This CE activity provides 12 contact hours of continuing nursing education. • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12299, for 12 contact hours. Pharmacy Accreditation: Medical Education Resources (MER) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. MER designates this continuing education activity for 12 contact hours (1.2 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this program, participants should be better able to: • Describe current diagnostic approaches to hypertension, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, ACS and CAD • Implement treatment strategies reflective of current evidence based medicine for hypertension, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, ACS and CAD • Identify the pathophysiology and diagnostic approach of asthma, COPD and common respiratory infections • Design treatment strategies reflective of current evidence-based medicine for asthma, COPD and common respiratory infections • Perform a range of pulmonary diagnostics and be better prepared to handle pulmonary nodules and lung cancer Learning Outcome: To provide updates in primary care medicine to office based providers.