Upcoming Medical Conferences in Half Moon BaySearch Criteria : United States of America Half Moon Bay
Feb 15, 2020 | Half Moon Bay, California
Stanford's Review of the 61st Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting is organized by Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education and will be held on Feb 15, 2020 at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Half Moon Bay, Half Moon Bay, California, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 01 - 06, 2020 | CME 30.50 | Half Moon Bay, California
Mayo Clinic Pain Management and Palliative Care 2020 is organized by Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development (MCSCPD) and will be held from Mar 01 - 06, 2020 at The Ritz-Carlton - Half Moon Bay, Half Moon Bay, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 30.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Course Description: Pre-Course Workshop (Sunday, March 01, 2020) A half-day addictions workshop presented by Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. Full Course (March 02 - 06, 2020) Pain Management and Palliative Care 2020 provides the practicing primary care provider and specialty provider with clear, concise, and relevant presentations aimed at preparing all clinicians to successfully care for patients with serious illness and all forms of multimodal pain management needs. The Pain Medicine portion provides critical content in the area of pain assessment, spine related issues, safe opioid prescribing, headache management, and psychosocial aspects of pain. The Palliative Medicine portion is a newer offering after a successful and highly desired preconference to Pain Medicine. Over the last three years, this offering has provided highly reviewed and highly sought after content aimed at equipping clinicians with the skills needed to provide valued care for patients with serious, life-limiting illness from diagnosis to hospice, symptom management to advance care planning. This multidisciplinary CME course provides synergistic content, relevant to primary care providers and specialty practitioners who care for patients with a serious illness and/or those patients experience pain. The course provides concise reviews, broader themed panels, breakout sessions and expert demonstrations across a range or relevant topics, including: spine care review, pharmacologic management with opioid and non-opioid strategies, updates on common chronic pain conditions, critical conversation skills, review of symptom management, quality of life interventions, CBT options, cancer considerations, delirium management, side-effect mitigation strategies. Palliative Medicine in Clinical Practice (March 02 - 04, 2020) Palliative Medicine in Clinical Practice will serve as a review and update on the most recent advances in the management of palliative medicine clinical scenarios that face internists, family practitioners, hospitalists, palliative medicine providers, hospice team members, oncologists and other subspecialists in their daily practices. The Continuing Medical Education course is intended to provide an intensive, practical review with an emphasis on evidence based approaches to everyday problems that span the realm of palliative medicine and hospice. Learning Objectives: • Formulate a strategy for communicating with patients and families with a serious illness about overall care goals. • Develop a framework for assessing patient prognosis and how to apply to patients with medical frailty • Identify and incorporate recent updates in symptom management for patients with serious medical illness across multiple care settings. Pain Medicine for the Non-Pain Specialist (March 04 - 06, 2020) Pain Medicine for the Non-Pain Specialist 2020 targets the integration of pain services across disciplines to address the national and international movement toward improved pain control. The CME course includes spine care review, pharmacologic management with opioid and non-opioid strategies and updates on common chronic pain conditions. Learning Objectives: • Identify patients for chronic opioid therapy versus patients to be tapered to lower doses or discontinued • Describe non-opioid and non-pharmacological interventions for chronic pain • Apply the CDC opioid prescribing guidelines appropriately for safer patient care Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.