Upcoming Medical Conferences in ColoradoSearch Criteria : United States of America
Jul 21 - 22, 2018 | CME 15.00 | USD $495 | Orthopedics
E1- Upper Extremity Evaluation & Manipulation- Instructed by Mike Turner, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC, FAAOMPT is organized by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and will be held from Jul 21 - 22, 2018 at Denver, Colorado, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 or 1.5 CEUs. This seminar emphasizes the interpretation of basic science knowledge and the development of basic clinical skills which are needed to complete a differential evaluation of the upper extremity dysfunction, then proceeds to treatment. General principles of functional anatomy, tissue and joint biomechanics, pathology, and treatment are presented. The clinical content of the seminar includes physical examination, with special emphasis on performance of joint mobility and assessment of end-feel. Non-thrust manipulations are instructed. Supportive treatments are discussed. Conference Objectives are : At the completion of this seminar the attendee should be able to: • Perform the steps of the differential evaluation for the detection of upper extremitydysfunction. • Interpret the results of the differentialevaluation. • Identify a treatment approach based on the positive findings of the differential evaluation. • Select (when appropriate) basic non-thrust manipulationtechniques. • Relate the significance of pain to the patient’s dysfunction, behavior and treatmentapproach. • Discuss and contrast the effects of mobility andimmobility. • Discuss the effects of manipulation in terms of psychological, mechanical and neurophysiological effects. • Discuss the indications and contraindications for joint manipulation of the upper extremity. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 21 - 24, 2018 | USD $1850 | Leadership
Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar is organized by Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and will be held from Jul 21 - 24, 2018 at Westin Westminster, Westminster, Colorado, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is designed for women at the instructor or assistant professor level, with at least 1-2 years in academic medicine, but generally less than six years. Course Description: This popular and highly interactive seminar provides women at the assistant professor or instructor level with the knowledge and skills required to navigate the academic medicine enterprise as well as continue on the path to leadership. This three and a half-day seminar is designed for women physicians and scientists holding medical school appointments at the instructor or assistant professor level, and in the early stages of leadership positions within their discipline, department or institution. The seminar will present participants with a foundation for modeling leadership behavior and assist in creating individual leadership goals. Participants will gain insights into the realities of building a career in academic medicine and science. There will also be a focus on expanding your network of colleagues with the facilitation of peer discussion, small-group career advancement toolbox sessions, and various networking activities. Additionally, there will be an emphasis on establishing wellness practices and applying new skills to practice as participants return to their institution. Attendees will develop academic medicine and science career building skills such as communication, conflict management, and financial acumen, and employ strategic thinking about their career and leadership development. Seminar faculty from schools throughout the United States and Canada have been chosen for their specialized knowledge in particular areas and demonstrated leadership capabilities. They offer valuable information, inspiring stories, and practical advice to support career advancement. Program Objectives: At the completion of the seminar, participants will be able to: • Integrate new leadership competencies and skills • Gain insights into overcoming challenges of building a career in academic medicine and science • Expand their network of colleagues • Identify skill areas in need of further development Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Echocardiographic Symposium at Vail: State-of-the-Art Review, Live Scanning With Emphasis on Multimodality Imaging With Cardiac CT & MRI is organized by Mayo Clinic and will be held during Jul 23 - 26, 2018 at Vail Marriott Mountain Resort, Vail, Colorado, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is designed for adult and congenital cardiovascular specialists, internists, anesthesiologists, critical care physicians, surgeons, and sonographers interested in the clinical application of echocardiography, cardiac CT, and MRI. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 21.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. This symposium is a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art echocardiography, cardiac CT, and MRI for a wide variety of cardiovascular disorders. We will emphasize new technologies and how to use imaging information for the care of your patients. Integration of Echo, CT, and MRI and their incremental value in clinical cardiology will be highlighted. An additional focus will be on the role of 2-D and 3-D echocardiography in guiding interventional therapies. Unique to this course is live scanning of patients with various CV disorders. This session will emphasize the importance of comprehensive echocardiographic acquisition and management decision based on echocardiographic data. Course Highlights: • Imaging in echo, cardiac CT and MRI • Strain imaging • Congenital heart disease • 3-D TEE • Live scanning sessions • Hands-on scanning opportunity Learning Objectives : upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to: • Describe applications of echocardiography, cardiac CT, and MRI to clinical decision-making Integrate Doppler, 2-D, 3-D echocardiography for management of patients with valvular heart disease • Describe how to apply information from Doppler, 2-D, and strain imaging to management of patients with cardiomyopathy and heart failure patients including heart failure with preserved EF • Integrate information from cardiac CT and MRI to compliment echocardiography evaluation of patients with valvular disease, cardiomyopathy, and heart failure • Apply information from echo/Doppler, cardiac CT, and MRI to the management of patients with congenital heart disease • Describe how to critically appraise imaging data for use in case-based management. Prices: MD, PhD, DO: USD 775 Fellows, Sonographers, RN: USD 555 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 23 - 27, 2018 | CME 35.00 | USD $1225 | Research and Clinical Research
Clinical Research / Clinical Science Course is organized by Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) and will be held from Jul 23 - 27, 2018 at The Curtis, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 35 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course 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. Course 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. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
45th Renal Disease & Electrolyte Disorders Course is organized by University of Colorado School of Medicine and wil be held from Jul 23 - 27, 2018 at The Gant, Aspen, Colorado, United States of America. Course Description: This Conference is designed to provide the practitioner with state-of-the-art information regarding the pathogenesis and treatment of a variety of disease states. Recognized guest lecturers and members of our own faculty will give sharply focused clinically oriented talks on a range of topics. Course Objectives are: • Discuss current concepts regarding mortality risks and the nature of symptom burden and its alleviation in dialysis patients. • Review the proper management of CKD and ESRD patients with Hepatitis C and those who require anticoagulation. • Identify new therapies that are emerging for the treatment of various forms of glomerulonephritis and our current understanding of the role of the kidney biopsy in diagnosing and prognosticating the course of lupus nephritis. • Outline strategies for optimizing the evaluation for and outcomes of living kidney donation. • Evaluate the clinical utility of routine monitoring for the formation of donor-specific antibodies after kidney transplantation. • Summarize the results of key literature articles of the past year in the areas of CKD and dialysis, glomerulonephritis, and transplantation and be prepared to implement this knowledge in clinical practice. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Memorial Hospital ACLS - OB Class is organized by University of Colorado (UC) Health and will be held on Jul 24, 2018 at UCHealth - Memorial Administrative Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is RN's, RT's, Paramedics, Physicians, Other Healthcare Professionals. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of Class Hours: 10.0 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Memorial Hospital - BLS (CPR) for the HealthCare Provider Class is organized by University of Colorado (UC) Health and will be held on Jul 25, 2018 at UCHealth - Memorial Administrative Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is HealthCare Provider, Student in Healthcare studies. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of Class Hours: 4 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 25 - 28, 2018 | CME 22.75 | USD $1350 | Obstetrics and Gynecology
Comprehensive Colposcopy Course is organized by American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) and will be held from Jul 25 - 28, 2018 at Hilton Denver City Center, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is beginning/intermediate colposcopists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Competencies and Objectives are : Upon completion of this educational activity and its post-test and evaluation tool, the participant should be able to: • Describe the anatomy, cytology, histology, and colposcopic findings of the normal and abnormal cervix, vagina, and vulva (medical knowledge); • Elicit and document an appropriate history including risk factors for lower genital tract neoplasia (medical knowledge, practice-based learning); • Define the pathophysiology of lower genital tract neoplasia, including the role of oncogenic HPV in preinvasive and invasive diseases of the cervix, vagina, and vulva (medical knowledge); • Define the Bethesda System of cervicovaginal terminology (medical knowledge); • Apply new standards for cervical cancer screening, including HPV testing (systems-based practice); • Describe the prevention of cervical neoplasia and genital warts using prophylactic HPV vaccines (medical knowledge); • Discuss the challenges of colposcopy and management of cervical neoplasia for selected patient populations such as adolescents, women infected with HIV, underserved women, and pregnant women (medical knowledge, practice-based learning, patient outcomes) • Perform appropriate cytologic sampling, colposcopic evaluation, and biopsies (including endocervical sampling), and become familiar with instrumentation and necessary supplies (practice-based learning); • Recognize the diagnostic characteristics of cervical abnormalities (low-grade and high-grade cervical lesions as well as adenocarcinoma in-situ and cervical cancer) on cytologic, colposcopic, and histologic exam (practice-based learning); • Interpret and correlate cytologic, colposcopic, and histologic results (practice-based learning); • Formulate a plan of care for the management of women with Pap test abnormalities according to the most recent ASCCP Consensus Guidelines, the ASCUS/LSIL Triage Study (ALTS), and other evidence-based guidelines (practice-based learning, systems-based practice, patient outcomes); • Describe, but not perform, treatment options to include cryosurgery and electrosurgical loop excision procedure (LEEP) of the cervix (practice-based learning); • Summarize and explain the diagnosis and management of vulvar and vaginal neoplasia (medical knowledge, practice-based learning); and, • Provide appropriate patient education and support (medical knowledge, interpersonal and communication skills).
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Memorial Hospital - BLS (CPR) for the Healthcare Provider Class is organized by University of Colorado (UC) Health and will be held on Jul 25, 2018 at UCHealth - Memorial Administrative Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is HealthCare Provider, Student in Healthcare studies. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of Class Hours: 4 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 26 - 27, 2018 | CME 14.00 | USD $690 | Research and Clinical Research
Clinical Site Coordinator / Manager and GCP Workshop: GCP for Coordinators, Research Associates, Study Nurses, and Site Managers is organized by Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA), Inc and will be held during Jul 26 - 27, 2018 at The Curtis, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Goal: The Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) recognizes the continuing need for education for Clinical Research Professionals responsible for the activities at the research site or institution. The purpose of this program is to assist Site Coordinators, Research Associates, and Study Nurses in improving their skills and their understanding of the responsibilities of the Clinical Research Site. This program is designed to address all of the functions of the research site related to the Good Clinical Practices as delineated by the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations and the guidelines supported by the International Council on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH Guidelines). Course Objective: The goal will be accomplished through lecture and practical application facilitated by clinical research professionals with a combined industry experience of more than 20 years. Information will be presented and discussed regarding administration of clinical trials according to FDA Regulations and International Council on Harmonisation (ICH) guidelines as well as practical procedures and site/sponsor / CRO relationships. Learning Objectives: • Discuss aspects of clinical trials that are governed by regulations and guidelines. • Discuss the basic philosophy and guiding principles of clinical research GCP. • Discuss the elements of the Informed Consent Form, the ethical principles originating in the Declaration of Helsinki, the various aspects of the informed consent process, and those special considerations that may impact the process. • Describe the various aspects of human research protections including the ICH definitions of AEs (adverse events) and SAEs (serious adverse events) and describe the reporting requirements common to all sponsors and IRBs/IECs. • Discuss the role of the Study Coordinator including: Submitting a protocol to the IRB; Setting up local procedures; Source documentation management and control; and Working relations with Sponsors. • Discuss the rationale and issues surrounding the monitoring visit and the audit process from a site, a sponsor, and a regulatory perspective. • Discuss the parameters, goals, and outcomes of audits and inspections. • Discuss the philosophy and rationale for the development and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.