Upcoming Medical Conferences in StanfordSearch Criteria : United States of America Stanford
Feb 23 - 24, 2019 | CME 12.00 | USD $925 | Stanford, California
International Humanitarian Surgical Skills Course is organized by Stanford Medicine and will be held from Feb 23 - 24, 2019 at Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, Stanford, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Target Audience: This international course is intended for Physicians and Allied Health Professionals of all specialties interested in humanitarian surgery. Statement of Need: This CME activity will help prepare the International Humanitarian Aid volunteer for delivering health care in a low resource setting for treatment of common surgical and obstetric conditions. In developing and in-crisis countries, the surgical volunteer must truly be a “generalist” and able to handle an array of surgical conditions. This 1 ½ day course will provide an overview of the scope of conditions that one might encounter in resource-limited environments. Through a variety of techniques including skill stations and simulation, participants will familiarize themselves with several relevant procedures, as well as the essential elements of surgical safety, ethics, and cultural considerations required for such settings. Specific skill areas that will be taught are orthopedic dislocations and fracture management with traction pins and external fixation, cesarean sections, post-partum hemorrhage, primary repair of an inguinal hernia, wound and burn management, hand cutting of skin grafts and basic skin flaps, emergency burr holes, hysterectomy, uterine evacuations, tendon repairs, tropical medicine for surgical diseases, and low resource anesthetic techniques. Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: Demonstrate the procedural steps for the following: • fracture management • cesarean section • post-partum hemorrhage • treatment of tubal pregnancy • wound/burn management • skin grafts • emergent burr holes • hand injuries • orthopedic dislocations • tendon repairs • low resource anesthetic techniques • management of tropical surgical diseases • intrauterine evacuation • techniques for difficult deliveries and cesarean section • emergency cesarean hysterectomy • primary tissue inguinal hernia repair
Mar 15, 2019 | CME 6.25 | USD $195 | Stanford, California
Stanford Symposium on Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Advances in Research and Practice is organized by Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education and will be held on Mar 15, 2019 at Paul Brest Hall, Stanford, California, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is physicians, nurses, pharmacists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, allied health professionals, interns, residents, fellows and community partners specializing in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Primary Care, General and Colorectal Surgery and Basic scientists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Description: This conference will be a dynamic forum supporting interactive learning across disciplines. The expert, multi-disciplinary faculty will present data and facilitate active discussions on a diverse variety of topics including the microbiome and diet, the importance of incorporating patient goals and preferences into care plans, best clinical practices using recently-approved therapies, innovations in therapeutic approaches, the diagnosis and management of dysplasia, and promising surgical and medical interventions in the pipeline. Opportunities for discussion and networking will be integrated into this thought-provoking and stimulating educational meeting. Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to: • Discuss current theories on the contributing factors to IBD and provide reasoning for the global increase in the incidence of IBD • Integrate recently-approved therapies into the care of patients with IBD • Design care plans for special patient populations with IBD, including children, pregnant women, and those with concomitant hepatobiliary disease • Identify recent changes in the diagnosis and medical and surgical management of IBD • Incorporate strategies to deliver patient-centered care in practice Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 30 - 31, 2019 | CME 17.00 | USD $1295 | Stanford, California
Stanford Advanced Airway Management and Fiberoptic Course is organized by Stanford Medicine and will be held from Mar 30 - 31, 2019 at Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, Stanford, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. The course is ideally suited for anesthesia care providers, and emergency medicine, critical care and ENT physicians. Target Audience: This is an international conference designed to meet the educational needs of physicians specializing in anesthesia, critical care, emergency medicine, head neck surgery, internal medicine, otolaryngology, and pediatrics as well as anesthesia care providers, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA), and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT). Course Highlights: • Over 30 evidence-based lectures, reviews, and case discussions • "Bring Your Own Case": submit a challenging airway case for presentation at the meeting • 12 state-of-the-art difficult airway stations • Integrated, 6 station fiberoptic intubation course, including preoperative endoscopic airway examination (PEAE) • Immersive, high-fidelity simulation • Small learning groups with 5:1 participant-to-instructor ratio • Ample time for each participant to practice and acquire new skills • Q&A by panel of experts Statement of Need: This comprehensive, multidisciplinary, state-of-the-art course offers airway training to a national and international audience. The course, which is ideally suited for the anesthesiologists, critical care, emergency medicine, and ENT physician, provides participants with the essential evidence-based knowledge and technical skills to manage anticipated and unanticipated difficult airway in the operating room, emergency department, and intensive care unit, as well as in diverse clinical settings. The conference will integrate various educational formats including didactic lectures, Lunch and Learn discussions, and small-group breakouts. New this year is our participant engagement system, which enables learners to submit questions electronically throughout the conference for the expert panel discussion. We are also incorporating a call for case studies by the participants; the case winners will be presented by faculty experts to the whole audience. Learn new, up-to-date information, and improve your advanced airway skills in this unique, intense two-day course. Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: • Integrate into practice effective approaches and strategies for predicting and managing a difficult airway, per latest evidence-based medicine data. • Apply advanced oxygenation techniques, such as Transnasal Humidified Rapid-Insufflation Ventilatory Exchange (THRIVE). • Develop skills for alternative ventilation strategies using supraglottic airway (SGA) devices, techniques for SGA-endotracheal tube exchange, and surgical techniques for rescue ventilation. • Enhance crisis resources management (CRM) skills for debriefing situations in practice. • Determine proper patient selection and preparation for awake flexible fiberoptic intubation (FOI). Skill Stations Include: • Introducers • Video laryngoscopes • Light-guided intubation • Supraglottic airways • Intubating LMA • Fiber-optic assisted airway exchange techniques • Fiber-optic stylets • Combined video intubation techniques • Fiber-optic evaluation of the lower airway, and lung separation techniques • Retrograde intubation • Percutaneous and surgical emergency airway access • Ultrasound-guided access to cricothyroid membrane • Emergency supraglottic airway ventilation • Advanced oxygenation techniques (THRIVE) • Airway exchange catheters and staged extubation • Pediatric difficult airway • Difficult airway simulation scenarios
Apr 12 - 14, 2019 | USD $795 | Stanford, California
Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) Course is organized by Stanford Medicine and will be held from Apr 12 - 14, 2019 at Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center, Stanford, California, United States of America. Conference Description: This conference teaches patient assessment and treatment guidelines enabling them to prevent and effectively manage emergency medical situations outside traditional medical facilities until definitive care or evacuation is available, and trains the provider in methods to manage medical and trauma emergencies and urgencies in the wilderness when evacuation is unavailable or unnecessary. Learn Theory, Assessment, & Stabilization of Wilderness Emergencies Including: Animal, Insect, and Arthropod Bites and Stings, Avalanches, Dive medicine, Head, Ear, Eye, Nose, Throat, & Skin, High Altitude Sickness, Hyperthermia, Hypothermia, & Frostbite, Infectious Diseases, Lightning, Medical Kits, Patient Assessment, Submersion, Water disinfection, Wound and Musculoskeletal Injuries Management, Assessment & Scene Safety, C-spine Management, Dislocations, Fractures, & Splints, Patient Packaging & Evacuation. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
2019 Updates on Esophageal Disease is organized by Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education and will be held on Apr 12 - 13, 2019 at Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center, Stanford, California, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 27, 2019 | CME 6.50 | USD $250 | Stanford, California
Stanford Sports Concussion Summit is organized by Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education and will be held on Apr 27, 2019 at Arrillaga Family Sports Center, Stanford, California, United States of America. This CME Conference is of maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Target Audience : This regional conference is designed for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, psychologists, social workers, physical trainors and other allied health professionals, specializing in Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Neurology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiology, and Rehabilitation, as well as athletes and members of the general public interested in learning about advances in concussion. Course Description : The Stanford Sports Concussion Summit aims to increase participants’ knowledge and enhance clinical integration of the best practices and evidence-based advances in the diagnosis and management of concussion and mild traumatic brain injury. The clinical track focuses on developments in sports concussion while the demonstration track exhibits innovative technology in the field. The Summit will feature expert physicians, patients, and a multidisciplinary group of practitioners committed to advancing concussion research, including a former professional athlete and Pac-12 Brain Trauma Task Force Collaborators. The sessions integrate clinical knowledge, patient experience, and public outreach to provide global insight into the management of concussion in adults and children. Learning Objectives : At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to: • Interpret key points from recent national guidelines pertaining to concussion. • Describe the scope of advancing technology and its growing role in concussion diagnosis and management. • Interpret data from current high-quality, evidence-based literature pertaining to concussion management and diagnosis. • Differentiate the subtypes of concussion using the appropriate theory and clinical evidence. • Construct a comprehensive picture of concussion management that includes sideline, clinical, and home care of the patient.
May 11, 2019 | Stanford, California
12th Annual Cardiology for the Primary Care Practitioner is organized by Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education and will be held on May 11, 2019 at Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, Stanford, California, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 07, 2019 | CME 8.00 | Stanford, California
Front-Line Management of the Patient with Suspected Pulmonary Hypertension is organized by Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education and will be held on Jun 07, 2019 at Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 08, 2019 | CME 6.00 | USD $200 | Stanford, California
Stanford's 5th Annual Mechanical Circulatory Support: Optimal Management and New Frontiers is organized by Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education and will be held on Jun 08, 2019 at Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, Stanford, California, United States of America. This CME Conference is maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Target Audience : This is a regional conference designed to meet the educational needs of: • Physicians, specializing in Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, or Emergency Medicine, or Hospitalists • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Physician Assistants • Other Allied Health Professionals Course Description : The field of mechanical circulatory support (MCS) has seen tremendous advancements in the past 20 years. Patients with MCS have benefited from notable achievements made in device technology, patient selection, and long-term management of care. This CME conference aims to enhance participants’ knowledge of options in MCS for patients with end stage heart failure and management of these patients before and after receiving MCS. Additionally, faculty experts will review clinical criteria to refer patients, different types of MCS and the scenarios for their use, and strategies to support and manage patients based on latest developments in treatment. In order to increase participants’ knowledge and change practice behaviors, the conference will apply an integrated educational approach that includes lectures, Q&A panel, and a patient/caregiver session. This year’s conference will also include an interactive transthoracic echocardiogram demonstration as well as a discussion of clinical case presentations submitted by conference participants and selected by the conference planning committee. Learning Objectives : At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: • Implement clinical criteria to refer patients who may benefit from mechanical circulatory support (MCS) • Identify appropriate patients who will benefit from MCS at an optimal time • Summarize the benefits, risks, and outcomes of MCS • Describe the new role of MCS in heart transplant according to the allocation scheme • Discuss applicable temporary MCS therapy options such as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), percutaneous ventricular assist device (pVAD), intra-aortic balloon pump • Recognize common adverse events patients experience after MCS • Develop strategies to manage complications after MCS including gastrointestinal bleeding, post left ventricular assist device (LVAD), arrhythmias post LVAD and right ventricular failure post LVAD • Examine the rationale of building a MCS program • Create an algorithm to determine which MCS complications can be managed in practice and which need to be referred to implanting institution • Acquire skills training for performing transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE)
Aug 03, 2019 | CME 6.75 | USD $300 | Stanford, California
Stanford Facial Nerve Symposium is organized by Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education and will be held on Aug 03, 2019 at Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, Stanford, California, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is physicians and allied health professionals specializing in neurology, otology, surgery, facial plastic, plastic surgery, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech pathology. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description: Facial paralysis affects thousands of children and adults each year and can have a significant impact on patient quality of life. This CME symposium seeks to increase knowledge about the options for treatment for facial paralysis by using a broad, multidisciplinary approach to describe the role of surgical reanimation, rehabilitation, mental health, ophthalmology, neurodiagnostic assessment, and skull base surgery in the care of patients with facial paralysis. Faculty experts will review current evidence-based practices, incorporate case-based discussions to facilitate discussion on the optimal surgical and nonsurgical options for patients with facial paralysis, as well as present best practices for developing and utilizing a multidisciplinary care team to optimize health outcomes. Conference Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to: • Recognize the benefits and limitations of surgical reanimation strategies that report high success rates • Utilize the referral system for patients who would benefit from services available at tertiary care centers, including electrodiagnostic testing and physical therapy/rehabilitation • Assess the knowledge and experience of rehabilitation specialists with facial rehabilitation, and provide treatment algorithms based on best available evidence • Incorporate clinical "pearls" for the history, physical exam, and radiographic findings that may help guide treatment for these patients • Identify medical practitioners in their local medical community who could join the multidisciplinary care team to assist with the care of facial paralysis patients Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.