Upcoming Medical Conferences in San DiegoSearch Criteria : United States of America San Diego
Mar 22 - 24, 2019 | CME 12.00 | San Diego, California
Primary Care Update: Women's Health, Endocrinology, and Nutrition is organized by MCE Conferences and will be held from Mar 22 - 24, 2019 at Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, San Diego, California, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is all physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in learning more about Women's Health, Endocrinology and Nutrition for Primary Care. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Conference Description: This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Women's Health, Endocrinology, and Nutrition, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic interactive lectures and case-based studies. Our National speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Women's Health, Endocrinology, and Nutrition, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program should improve attendees’ confidence in diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes. Conference Topics and Objectives: • Contraception Update 2018: The Rise of LARCs • Depression: Meeting the Clinical Challenge • Case Studies in Vaginitis • Menopause Hormone Therapy: Where Are We Now? • Management of Common BCP Issues • Diet and the Microbiome • Gastrointestinal Disease and the Microbiome: The Guts and Bolts • Reading the Lipid Profile: How to Choose the Correct Foods for Treatment • The Changing Food Environment: Pervasive Influences • Individualization of Care of Type 2 Diabetes • Initiation and Intensification of Insulin Therapy in Diabetes • Prevention and Management of Complications of Diabetes • Practical Management of Obesity in the Office
Mar 25 - 28, 2019 | CME 11.00 | San Diego, California
Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting 2019 is organized by Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and will be held from Mar 25 - 28, 2019 at San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is designed to provide insights and solutions for pharmacists who practice in managed care settings, and to help them maintain and enhance their knowledge, skills, and abilities. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11 contact hours of CPE credits. Conference Objectives: By actively participating in the continuing education programming at AMCP Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting 2019, managed care pharmacists should be able to: • Using best practice examples, describe marketplace trends that will impact manage care pharmacy in the future. • Characterize the rapidly changing specialty pharmaceutical landscape and identify efficient and effective ways to manage this growing market segment. • Restate findings from cutting-edge managed care research. • Discuss the latest legislative and regulatory issues in the health care environment and their impact on managed care pharmacy. • Summarize the latest issues and trends impacting formulary management. • Identify challenges and possible solutions currently facing managed care pharmacy. • Discuss the latest trends related to value-based care and contracting.
Mar 26, 2019 | Contact Hours 1.50 | | Free | San Diego, California
Today’s Concepts in EGFR TKIs for NSCLC is organized by Clinical Care Options (CCO), LLC and will be held on Mar 26, 2019 at San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1.5 Contact Hours. Target Audience This program is intended for pharmacists, managed care professionals, and healthcare providers who care for patients with non-small-cell lung cancer. Goal Statement The goal of this activity is to educate pharmacists and managed care professionals about advances in the clinical management of patients with EGFR mutation–positive non-small-cell lung cancer. This interactive symposium where pharmacy and oncology experts Val R. Adams, PharmD, FCCP, BCOP; Matthew Gubens, MD, MS; and Philip Schwieterman, PharmD, MHA, provide their perspectives on on the latest first-line and second-line clinical data and how these new practice-changing data can be safely and effectively integrated into care plans for patients. Learning Objectives • Examine current recommendations for molecular testing and the roles for liquid biopsies in guiding therapy, especially as it relates to activating and nonactivating EGFR mutations and EGFR T790M mutations • Compare current and emerging frontline treatment strategies for advanced EGFR-mutated NSCLC focusing on safety, efficacy, and the individualization of therapy based on tumor-specific and patient-specific factors • Compare evidence of efficacy in delaying or reducing brain metastases for the different EGFR TKIs • Evaluate current and evolving treatment approaches to address acquired resistance and progression in advanced EGFR-mutated NSCLC • Discuss the roles of oncology and managed care pharmacists in optimizing the use of targeted therapy in advanced EGFR-mutated NSCLC, managing therapy-related toxicities, improving adherence, educating patients, and aiding in the implementation of clinical pathways to deliver quality care Speakers: Val R. Adams, PharmD, FCCP, BCOP, Matthew Gubens, MD, MS, Philip Schwieterman, PharmD, MHA Time: 6:00 am to 8:00 am
Mar 27 - 31, 2019 | USD $800 | San Diego, California
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) 45th Annual Meeting is organized by American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) and will be held from Mar 27 - 31, 2019 at Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego, California, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 27 - 30, 2019 | USD $1050 | San Diego, California
72nd Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) Annual Cancer Symposium 2019 is organized by Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) and will be held from Mar 27 - 30, 2019 at San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, United States of America. Target Audience : This activity is intended for all surgeons and other healthcare professionals who are involved in the treatment of patients with cancer. Overall Educational Objectives : • Summarize recent updates and current controversies in the multidisciplinary management of patients with breast cancer, melanoma, sarcoma, pancreas and hepatobiliary malignancies, thyroid, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, genomics, and peritoneal surface malignancies. • Review and employ treatment methods and procedures from 2018 practice-changing studies in breast, melanoma, sarcoma, pancreas and hepatobiliary malignancies, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, and endocrine cancers. • Analyze and explain payment reform and quality as applied to cancer care. • Understand the rationale for genetic testing and genomics and their incorporation into the management of patient care. • Discern and apply novel techniques in cancer surgery. SSO 2019 in San Diego: A Diversity of Expertise. Delivered. Today’s approach to cancer care requires a team-based, multidisciplinary focus. Research, surgical and clinical professionals rely on the expertise of one another to advance positive outcomes for cancer patients. Attend the SSO Annual Cancer Symposium and join this diverse spectrum of leaders in oncology care from around the world, and from all types of practice settings. From its leading-edge science and education to innovation in cancer care and patient applications to outstanding networking and collaboration, SSO 2019 will deliver. SSO 2019 will feature an education program that covers, research developments, clinical trials, new technology, and future trends in cancer care. Much of what you’ll learn you’ll be able to immediately integrate into your treatment of patients. • Gain advanced knowledge, expanding your insight and exposure to the newest ideas through a multitude of presentations and workshops, and apply much of what you learn at SSO 2019 to your own clinical work once you return home. • Discover the "best-of-the-best" selected abstracts, presented by their authors during two plenary sessions. • Be inspired by more than 400 compelling and thought-provoking posters, along with late-breaking videos showcased in the Exhibit Hall.
Mar 27 - 29, 2019 | San Diego, California
Flow Cytometry 2019: Biomarkers & Diagnostics is organized by SelectBio and will be held from Mar 27 - 29, 2019 at Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa, San Diego, California, United States of America. Conference Description: The goal of these concurrent conference is to focus on the up-to-date research and diagnostic utilization of flow cytometry and to illustrate technology developments and applications in this field. The co-located conferences focusing on Circulating Biomarkers and Liquid Biopsies describe the emerging themes and the convergence that is taking place especially as development of liquid biopsies deploys various technology platforms and is gaining momentum. There are extensive networking opportunities at this conference for the various stakeholders in the field: • Companies Developing Flow Cytometers and Developing Applications • Researchers Using Flow Cytometry in Cellular Biomarker Analysis • Flow Cytometry in Diagnostics • Emerging Applications Development Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 28, 2019 | Contact hours 6.30 | USD $219.99 | San Diego, California
Mastering Lab Interpretation: Deciphering the Hidden Clues is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 28, 2019 at Crowne Plaza San Diego - Mission Valley, San Diego, California, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Conference Description: The lab work you have been patiently waiting for comes back normal… yet you know something just isn't right! Do you know how to decipher the hidden clues and prepare for possible complications? Do you wish you had more confidence in your interpretation skills? Look beyond the numbers and finally understand what the values mean. Master lab interpretation with this cutting-edge program that will provide you with in-depth knowledge of the full spectrum of lab tests used today. Learn the hidden clues of labs, understand why they are ordered, discern the pathophysiology behind abnormal values, and anticipate the types of symptoms your patient will show as the values deteriorate or improve. Sign up today and gain the confidence you need to manage the next patient emergency. Conference Objectives: • Evaluate results of Coagulation Studies (PT/INT and PTT). • Analyze a Complete Blood Count with Differential and discuss clinical applications (Anemias, Left Shifts, Infections, etc.). • Recognize the clinical implications of metabolic panels. • Distinguish between life-threatening electrolyte imbalances, as well as potential causes and remedies. • Predict renal function based on BUN, Creatinine, BUN/CR ratio, and GFR. • Interpret cardiac panel results in a suspected acute myocardial infarction. • Analyze blood gases and discuss clinical implications. • Differentiate between bacterial meningitis and viral meningitis based on lumbar puncture findings. • Recognize the key clinical indicators and implications for infection on a urinalysis.
Mar 29 - 31, 2019 | CME 21.00 | San Diego, California
The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care is organized by Airway Management Education Center (AMEC) and will be held from Mar 29 ‐ 31, 2019 at Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is providers who care for acutely ill in-patients, including Critical Care Specialists, Intensivists, Hospitalists, Respiratory Therapists and Critical Care Transport providers. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 21.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Course Description: The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care is an advanced course designed for intensivists and for hospitalists who are responsible for emergency airway management of acute inpatients. Taught by a world-class faculty of airway experts, The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care™ focuses exclusively on the airway challenges posed by critically ill inpatients. The course emphasizes airway assessment and decision-making to build within course participants the capacity to manage all airway situation they encounter - and to do so with great confidence. Participants practice the most important skills and reinforce their learning with Code Airway simulations. We encourage all members of the critical care team to join us for this intensive educational experience. Objectives: • Have a clear conceptual framework for Difficult Airway management in the critical care and inpatient setting. • Have a rapid and systematic approach for the management of the difficult and failed airway. • Be familiar with the devices and techniques needed to manage the difficult and failed airway; and when and how to use them. • Be able to perform a cricothyrotomy. • Be able to assess and manage a difficult airway extubation. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 29 - 31, 2019 | CME 22.00 | USD $1495 | San Diego, California
The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency is organized by Airway Management Education Center (AMEC) and will be held from Mar 29 - 31, 2019 at Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America. Target Audience: The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency is intended for healthcare providers including Emergency Physicians, all other physicians who work in the Emergency Department, Physician Assistants, Paramedics, Flight Nurses, and Respiratory Therapists. Accreditation: AMA CME Credit: Schumacher Clinical Partners designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. AAFP Credit: This Live activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 22.00 Elective credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. ACEP Credit: Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 22.0 hours of ACEP Category 1 credit. AAPA Credit: Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 22.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program. Course Description: Taught by a world-class faculty, The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™ is the only national CME program that teaches the widely-adopted, evidence-based approach to emergency airway management developed by airway experts Dr. Ron M. Walls, Dr. Michael F. Murphy and Dr. Robert C. Luten. Led by Calvin A. Brown, III, MD from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, the course emphasizes assessment and decision-making to enable participants to manage any emergency airway they encounter. This practice-changing program emphasizes small group learning, hands-on sessions and medical simulations that reinforce the learning and provide valuable practice time with proven airway devices. Setting The Standard: Thousands of physicians world-wide come to our course for intensive training in difficult airway management. Highlights include: • Instruction by a world-class faculty. • Simple, effective airway algorithms that allow for an orderly, reproducible approach to any emergency airway. • Small group, hands-on sessions exclusively focusing on difficult and failed airways, emphasizing rescue strategies and devices. • Code AirwayTM stations: Challenging medical simulations to reinforce decision-making and skills. • Focused sessions on Pediatric Airways, Trauma, Medical Emergencies, Difficult and Failed Airways. • Detailed instruction in a variety of challenging patient scenarios: ○ elevated ICP ○ pulmonary edema ○ cardiogenic shock ○ status asthmaticus ○ foreign body in the airway ○ direct airway trauma ○ multiple trauma with shock ○ and many more. • Dynamic and interactive learning environment. Hands-On Training in Crucial Airway Techniques: • Percutaneous and surgical cricothyrotomy • Video laryngoscopy • Fiber-optic stylets and guides • Optically enhanced laryngoscopy • Extraglottic devices • Awake intubation • Flexible endoscopic intubation • Pediatric airway skills • Techniques for the obese patient • and more! Purpose & Objectives: Airway Management is one of the most critical skills in Emergency Medicine. This course is designed to provide participants with state-of-the-art information and hands-on experience that ensure effective and appropriate management of airway emergencies. Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will be able to: • Have a clear conceptual framework for Difficult Airway Management in the emergency setting. • Be able to identify the Difficult, Unanticipated/Emergency Difficult and Failed airway. • Have a rapid and systematic approach for the management of each of these clinical dilemmas. • Be familiar with the devices and techniques needed to manage these clinical dilemmas, and when and how to use them.
Mar 30, 2019 | CME 9.50 | USD $1695 | San Diego, California
Basic Botox Training & Dermal Filler Training Course is organized by MedAesthetics Training, LLC and will be held on Sat Mar 30, 2019 at San Diego, California, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is designed for medical professionals. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 9.50 AAFP Prescribed credits. Course Description : Personalized Attention Each Botox and dermal filler training course has a maximum of 8 attendees. This intimate course setting allows the instructor to spend individualized time with each attendee. The instructor is available to answer attendee’s questions and to share years of experience with botulinum toxin and dermal filler products and procedures. Attendees will learn the pearls gained from the instructor’s experience including seeing what works, having off-label expertise, and ensuring client satisfaction. Didactic Session : The Botox and dermal filler training course begins with an intensive and thorough lecture session where you will: • Review facial anatomy • Discuss the history and pharmacology of Botox Cosmetic, Dysport®, Xeomin and dermal fillers • Go over reconstitution techniques for Botox Cosmetic, Dysport and Xeomin • Understand client selection and preparation • Learn the indications, contraindications and treatment techniques for each area and/or product • Examine possible side-effects and after-treatment protocols Learning Objectives: • Discuss the goals of aesthetic procedures including the types of aging and how the skin changes as it ages • Increase knowledge of facial anatomy in reference to injectable procedures including facial muscles and understanding the layers of the skin • Information on the history, mechanism of action, and safety of Botulinum Toxin-A • Discuss the proper preparation and reconstitution techniques for Botulinum Toxin-A • Examine Botulinum Toxin-A dosage and injection techniques for the glabellar region, frontalis, bunny lines, crows feet area, brow lift procedures and DAO injections • Understand the use and role of dermal fillers • Analyze the hylauronic acid classification methods, common areas of use and depth of injection for hyaluronic acid dermal fillers • Understand the types and uses of the most common hyaluronic acid dermal fillers in the United States • Examine dermal filler techniques and injection methods for lip enhancement, lip augmentation, marionette lines, nasolabial folds and midface volumization. • Discuss types of anesthesia • Understand common complications that may occur with Botulinum Toxin-A and/or dermal filler injections and how to manage these complications with proper safety protocols • Evaluate correct patient selection criteria, the importance of medical history review and elements of a successful aesthetic patient consultation • Lean how to explain pre-care, post care, risks and side-effects and from there create a comprehensive treatment plan • Establish and exhibit successful skills in performing live model consultations • Demonstrate correct injection methods and techniques for Botulinum Toxin-A and dermal fillers Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.