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Oct 18 - 19, 2019 | CME 7.00 | Los Angeles, California
Dealing With Oral Neuropathies and Trigeminal Neuralgia is organized by Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of University of Southern California (USC) and will be held on Oct 18, 2019 at Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, Los Angeles, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7 Continuing Education Credits. SYNOPSIS: This course focuses on Chronic Orofacial Pain (e.g. Neuropathic Pain, Neurovascular Pain, Neuralgia, Neuritis and Neuroma). It reviews underlying mechanisms of pain induction, nerve injury and repair, sensitization and spontaneous ectopic pain generation. Lectures include an explanation of how various analgesic blocks and sensory testing procedures, in combination with historical information, produce a differential diagnosis of neurogenous. Lectures will also focus on the appropriate pharmacologic, behavioural, surgical, and physical medicine management procedures for these conditions. This course will cover the medications used to treat chronic orofacial pain, including neurogenic, musculoskeletal, headache and uncommon pain disorders. To be able to treat patients with these problems, dentists must understand the underlying mechanisms of pain transmission, nerve injury and repair, sensitization, sympathetic pain maintenance and spontaneous ectopic pain generation. TOPICS TO BE COVERED: • Chronic orofacial pains (neuralgias, neuromas and neuropathies of the trigeminal nerve). • Pain disorders which mimic Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD) and cause orofacial pain. • Neurology for the novice. • Medications commonly used for pain. • Issues of California drug law, the DEA/DOJ and using off-label prescriptions. • Advances in pharmaco-gentics as a way of predicting drug to drug interactions and adverse drugs reactions. • Treatment of chronic pain using behavioral, physical and surgical therapies. • Use of an electronic medical record and automated computer-patient interface for medical documentation. • PDA-based drug program. • Pain diary and pain treatment agreements in dental practice. • Know the neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and pathobiology of the trigeminal nociceptive system. • Understand neurogenous diseases. • Be able to conduct a differential diagnosis of neurogenous and disorders. • Know the current therapies used for these problems. • Be familiar with the latest medications used for managing neurogenous pain. • Know how to make stents, perform intramuscular injections, and conduct a myofascial examination. • Medications used in dentistry and the Law: What can be prescribed and what not? • 10 Top medications used in an OFP Specific Treatment Center. • Metabolism of medications including liver enzymes systems. • Non-pharmacologic therapies for OFP. • Pharmacogenetics and medication efficacy. • Current approaches for treating non-malignant chronic orofacial pain. • How to conduct a myofascial examination. • How to perform therapeutic injections (trigger point, botulinum toxin and corticosteroid). Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 19, 2019 | CE 4.00 | USD $150 | Los Angeles, California
California Dental Practice Act and Infection Control is organized by UCLA School of Dentistry and will be held on Oct 19, 2019 at UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, California, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Dentists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 4 CDE Credits. This Category I course provides an overview of the Dental Practice Act with emphasis on recent changes in the law, risk management Infection Control standards, and current federal HIPAA mandates. It will bring you and your staff up-to-date with regulations affecting your practice. Completion of this course satisfies the license renewal requirement for mandatory courses in Dental Practice Act and Infection Control. Dental Practice Act Topics: • Scope of practice • Requirements for license renewal • Use of auxiliaries in a dental practice • Laws governing the prescribing of drugs • Acts in violation of the dental practice act • Dental board enforcement program Infection Control Topics: • Section 1005 • Disease transmission • Standard precautions • Disinfection & sterilization • Waste management • Compliance issues Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 19 - 20, 2019 | Los Angeles, California
Physics & Vascular Technology Weekend is organized by ESP Ultrasound and will be held from Oct 19 - 20, 2019 at Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Description: Ultrasound Physics: Updated for the new SICQ questions on the ARDMS SPI exam This course is especially designed for ultrasound professionals with little or no formal physics background. It includes specific preparation for the SICQ questions on the SPI exam. By simply attending this class, you satisfy all prerequisites to challenge the ARDMS SPI Physics exam Vascular Technology: Our vascular program is the largest, most effective and efficient method for technologists and physicians to prepare for RVT or RVS credentials. Extensive feedback from our past students has helped refine the course content which focuses on exam-relevant material. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
2019 Pediatric State of the Art Conference: What's New in Pediatric Specialty Care for the Pediatrician
Oct 19, 2019 | CME 7.00 | Los Angeles, California
2019 Pediatric State of the Art Conference: What's New in Pediatric Specialty Care for the Pediatrician is organized by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and will be held on Oct 19, 2019 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Target Audience: Family / General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics Accreditation: Credit Designation Statement: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ABP MOC Recognition: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 3 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program Overview: This symposium will provide general pediatricians, family practitioners and internal medicine clinicians with comprehensive information on recent advances in pediatric care, including state-of-the art diagnoses, potential solutions for problems encountered in daily practice, and clinical recommendations that will enhance skills in providing optimal care for pediatric patients. Afternoon breakout sessions will provide a case-based look at pediatric headaches, weight management, and UTIs, and will offer physician participants interested in Maintenance of Certification to obtain American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) MOC points. Objectives: • Discuss Chiari Malformation and the treatment approaches available to ease symptoms or halt damage progression of damage to the CNS • Identify pediatric head and neck disorders and incorporate recommendations for diagnoses and treatment • Apply key learnings in the application of techniques and procedures to maximize management of adolescent patients with spine conditions • Demonstrate an understanding of scientific developments in medical genetics and the implications for pediatric care • Summarize evidence and value-based medicine relative to infectious disease, including antibiotic use and vaccines • Counsel patients on the importance of proper nutrition in infancy to ensure normal growth and neurologic and cognitive development • Enhance your skills in managing pediatric patients through case-based discussions and analyses with faculty and peers Featured Topics: • Keynote: Cyber Safety and Peer Pressure Related to Social Media • Chiari Malformation • Pediatrics ENT • Adolescent Spine • Infectious Disease • Infant Nutrition • Pediatric Genetic Diagnostics • Case Study Breakout Sessions in Headaches, Weight Management, UTIs Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
13th Annual UCLA Liver Diseases Symposium is organized by David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) and will be held on Oct 19, 2019 at The Westin Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 20 - 27, 2019 | CME 14.00 | USD $695 | Los Angeles, California
Introduction to Sleep Medicine from the perspective of Medical, Dental and Mental Health is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Oct 20 - 27, 2019 at Norwegian Bliss, Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Accreditation : 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM 14 CE Credits for Psychologists 14.0 Contact Hours Target Audience : Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Psychiatrist, Psychologists, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners Course Description : Whether you are a novice or well-versed in the management of sleep disorders, you will appreciate this collaborative approach to sleep medicine. Experience the perspectives of a primary care provider, psychologist, dentist, orthodontist, hygienist and a nurse, as they share how collaboration is the key to successfully treating patients and improving compliance through every age and stage of development. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25 - 26, 2019 | MACMEC 12.00 | USD $950 | Los Angeles, California
International Conference "Introduction To Be Good Medical Researcher (BeGMR) Design Analysis Publication" is organized by Medical Research Support (MedicReS) and will be held from Oct 25 - 26, 2019 at Los Angeles, California, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 MACMEC Credits. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 26, 2019 | CE 6.00 | USD $290 | Los Angeles, California
Emerging Diseases, Infection Control & California Dental Practice Act is organized by Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of University of Southern California (USC) and will be held on Oct 26, 2019 at Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, Los Angeles, California, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6 Continuing Education Credits. This course is intended for: This course is designed for all dental licensees and satisfies the mandatory requirement that all licensed dental healthcare personnel take two units each of infection control and the California Dental Practice Act (DPA) every renewal cycle. Course participants will also gain knowledge about emerging diseases with potential implications for dentistry. Course Descrition: New diseases, as well as the return of some once thought eradicated diseases, are a major concern in the modern dental practice. It seems as if every few months a disease is developing and or capturing headlines. The signs and symptoms of many emerging diseases such as community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA), seasonal flu and development of drug-resistant bacteria will be described, and effective preventive measures will be discussed. The course will also cover topics such as general disease transmission, standard precautions, disinfection and sterilization as well as updated requirement for using sterile water or a disinfecting or antibacterial agent when irrigating exposed dental pulp. The course will review Cal-OSHA’s top dental office citations, discuss the CDC guidelines as well as the current mandated minimum standards for infection control in the dental setting from the Dental Board of California regulations. Participants will be provided with an easy-to-apply checklist for reviewing their office’s compliance with infection control and safety policies and guidelines. The section on the California Dental Practice Act will present the recent changes in the laws that impact the practice of dentistry. It will cover the topics necessary for renewal of your license, including your duties as mandated reporter of child, elder, and domestic partner abuse; violations of the Dental Practice Act; and powers of enforcement held by the Dental Board. • This class satisfies the California Infection Control and California Dental Practice Act license renewal requirements for dentists, dental hygienists, and currently licensed registered dental assistants. Topics To Be Covered: • Know the principles of disease transmission and Universal/Standard precautions • Understand Cal-OSHA compliance issues, sterilization and disinfection • Become familiar with the updated CDC infection control guidelines • Understand the infection control practices mandated by the Dental Board of California • Know the recent changes in the Dental Practice Act and the basic rules for avoiding problems that could place your dental license in jeopardy • Know how to use dental auxiliaries effectively within current California law • Provide a safer environment for patients and the dental team
Oct 26, 2019 | Contact Hours 5.50 | Los Angeles, California
5th Annual West Coast Conference on Work & Cancer is organized by Cancer and Careers and will be held on Oct 26, 2019 at Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Accreditation: Up to 5.5 credit hours will be provided free of charge to eligible HR professionals, nurses and social workers upon approval from the agencies listed below. HR Professionals • This program is valid for 5.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. Nurses • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16673, for 5.5 contact hours. Social Workers • Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) Foundation (Cancer and Careers) SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0072. This program is approved for up to 5.5 contact hours. Description: Join us for our fifth annual West Coast Conference on Work & Cancer, which will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 in Los Angeles! This free, daylong event, which explores the complexities of balancing treatment and recovery with employment, is open to patients, survivors, caregivers, healthcare professionals, employers/HR and anyone else touched by cancer. Topics Covered: • Disclosure, privacy & online brand • Working through treatment • Taking time off • Returning to work • Health insurance options ...and more! Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 26 - 27, 2019 | CE 12.00 | USD $480 | Los Angeles, California
Eval & Adjusting Protocols: Correcting Spinal & Cranial is organized by International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and will be held from Oct 26 - 27, 2019 at The Redondo Beach Hotel, Los Angeles, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 hours of continuing education credits. Course Description: Expand your effectiveness and capabilities with your pediatric patients. In this hands-on workshop, you will explore the spinal and cranial adjusting techniques that can be implemented into your current practice paradigm. Examination, assessment and spinal and cranial adjusting for the child are taught using specialized meningeal and structural techniques founded on Sacro Occipital Technique principles. Course Goals: You will gain an understanding and working knowledge of how to evaluate, locate and correct pediatric primary cranial and spinal subluxation patterns. The course work focuses on ages 0-18 months using neurological indicators and objective evaluation protocols to determine these primary patterns and their corrections. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.