Upcoming Medical Conferences in DenverSearch Criteria : United States of America Denver
Aug 22 - 24, 2019 | CME 19.00 | USD $2500 | Denver, Colorado
Improving Inter-Professional Communication is organized by Center for Personalized Education for Physicians (CPEP) and will be held from Aug 22 - 24, 2019 at CPEP - The Center for Personalized Education for Physicians, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: This course is designed to fulfill licensing board or credentialing requirements for remedial education. It is also suitable for any physicians and advanced practice professionals who could benefit from an improved understanding of how they communicate with their colleagues, as well as strategies for improvement. Description: The three-day Improving Inter-Professional Communication: Working Effectively in Medical Teams course is designed for healthcare professionals whose communication and/or behavior has been identified as detrimental to medical team interactions. This course will help participants gain insight and develop strategies and skills to improve communication and collaboration. This course is not designed to address significant disruptive behavior or anger management issues, physically aggressive behavior in the workplace, or untreated mental health conditions such as substance abuse or psychiatric conditions. When communication problems strain colleague or staff functions, they can have a significant impact on patient care and on team effectiveness. Healthcare professionals often do not realize how their communication may compromise patient care and impact their work satisfaction. This course is designed to give healthcare professionals the skills they need to employ professional and effective communication in the workplace. Participants will gain insight and develop strategies and skills to • Recognize individual behavior/communication styles and how those styles impact work teams • Improve medical team member dynamics and patient care outcomes • Support and maintain behavior change which positively impacts team member dynamics over time • Develop strategies for increasing resiliency, managing stress and improving frustration tolerance
Sep 07 - 08, 2019 | CME 11.50 | Denver, Colorado
Quality Bone Densitometry For Technologists is organized by International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) and will be held from Sep 07 - 08, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Denver - Aurora, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is most appropriate for those involved in the performance of DXA scans and open to any health professional performing these scans. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11.50 Category A continuing education credits. Conference Description: This conference focus on performing quality DXA scans, dissecting the data and applying this knowledge to a technologist’s role in patient care. This conference, which focuses on quality DXA, is innovative, interactive and informative. The conference emphasizes technical excellence in the performance, analysis and troubleshooting of bone densitometry scans. The conference will provide standard practices and applications to raise the quality of DXA scan procedures and its impact on patient care. This is achieved by enhancing awareness of the technical expertise involved in performing bone densitometry and applying protocols to address the everyday challenges. The conference focuses on the considerable impact that a technologist plays in the delivery of quality DXA, and how that influences patient management. Target Audience: This course is appropriate for those involved in the performance of DXA scans and open to any health professional performing these scans. Course Credit: This Activity is approved by ASRT for 11.50 Category A continuing education credits. Description: The core elements of this program focus on performing quality DXA scans, dissecting the data and applying this knowledge to a technologist’s role in patient care. This course, which focuses on quality DXA, is innovative, interactive and informative. The course emphasizes technical excellence in the performance, analysis and troubleshooting of bone densitometry scans. The course will provide standard practices and applications to raise the quality of DXA scan procedures and its impact on patient care. This is achieved by enhancing awareness of the technical expertise involved in performing bone densitometry and applying protocols to address the everyday challenges. The course focuses on the considerable impact that a technologist plays in the delivery of quality DXA, and how that influences patient management. DAY 1 – The Importance of the Technologist in Patient Care and Quality Performance of DXA Scans Day 1 Objectives: After attending the course, participants should be better prepared to: • Design and implement quality control and assurance practices • Perform a precision assessment and appreciate the requirement for clinical care • Identify the anatomy relevant to clinical DXA scanning • Implement consistent and appropriate technical acquisition and analysis techniques • Perform a fracture risk assessment using FRAX DAY 2 – The Importance of Understanding and Applying the Science and Language of Densitometry Day 2 Objectives: After attending the course, participants should be better prepared to: • Provide DXA interpreters sufficient information for a high-quality DXA report • Understand how specific medical conditions and medications affect bone density • Demonstrate how to access features within the DXA software • Critically evaluate DXA scans to identify acquisition and analysis errors and implement resolution methods • Recognize how technical errors impact clinical interpretation and patient care
Sep 07 - 08, 2019 | CME 11.50 | Denver, Colorado
Quality Bone Densitometry For Clinicians is organized by International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) and will be held from Sep 07 - 08, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Denver - Aurora, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. Target Audience: The course is most appropriate for those involved in the performance and interpretation of DXA scans and those managing patients with osteoporosis. It is open to MDs, PhDs, DOs, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants. Technologists may attend if they have previously taken the ISCD/IOF Osteoporosis Essentials for Technologists Course. Accreditation: DXA Interpretation for Clinicians – the Importance of Doing a Quality DXA scan and Quality DXA Reporting (Day 1) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ The International Society for Clinical Densitometry designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent for their participation in the activity. DXA and Patient Care for Clinicians – Using Quality DXAs in Patient Care (Day 2) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ The International Society for Clinical Densitometry designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent for their participation in the activity. Description : The core elements of this course serve to educate healthcare providers about bone densitometry and osteoporosis and to apply standard practices to assure quality performance and interpretation of bone densitometry studies. The course is offered in two parts. The first day sets the standard to perform Quality DXA interpretation. Day 2 focuses on the clinical assessment, prevention, treatment and management of osteoporosis and the essential role that high-quality DXA plays in treatment initiation decisions and monitoring of osteoporotic patients. Individuals may register for either part of the course separately or as a combined program. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 13, 2019 | Contact Ho 7.00 | Denver, Colorado
24th Annual Regional Nursing and Health Care Professionals Conference is organized by National Jewish Health (NJH) and will be held on Sep 13, 2019 at Molly Blank Conference Center, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7.0 contact hours. Who Should Attend: This full-day program provides an update for Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, Respiratory Therapists and Allied Health Professionals who work with patients who have chronic diseases and conditions. Course Description: The 24th Annual Regional Nursing and Health Care Professionals Conference: Current Perspectives in Asthma, Allergy & Pulmonary Practice was developed by leading faculty and allied health professionals at National Jewish Health with the goal of providing critical education and updates to allied health professionals in a variety of therapeutic areas. The conference is a one-day program composed of didactic lectures, as well as small group case-based workshops and demonstrations designed to best address the learning objectives of the lectures. This year, case-based and interactive workshops facilitated by allied health providers and faculty will be a focus. The presenters help provide critical perspective and insight into the interdisciplinary approach to disease management. Although these sessions may attract primarily allied healthcare providers, these workshops are intended to provide practical tools for all healthcare providers with competing priorities and limited time to integrate into their practice. Topics: • A Population Health Approach to Severe Asthma in Pediatrics • Biologics & Biosimilars: It's a mAb, mAb, mAb World • COPD: A Case Study Approach • Cystic Fibrosis: The Latest Updates • Got Culture? #NTM • Helping Children Cope with Illness through Art Therapy • Inhaled Medication Delivery: Tools & Techniques • Mimickers of Atopic Dermatitis • Opioids 101 • Soak & Seal Skin Care: Best Practice for Atopic Dermatitis • Spirometry: Putting it All Together Tools & Techniques, Interpretation • Suicide Awareness & Response • Waiting to Exhale: Know Your Endotype, Treat Your Asthma • Pulmonary Hypertension: Disease Management and Nursing Care
Sep 13 - 14, 2019 | CE 13.00 | USD $85 | Denver, Colorado
Advanced Practice Providers (APP) Oncology Summit is organized by Horizon CME and will be held from Sep 13 - 14, 2019 at Sheraton Denver Tech Center Hotel, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. Intended Learners: Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Oncology Pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of oncology patients. CE Information: AANP: This educational activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 13.0 contact hours of accredited education (hours pharmacology TBD). AAPA: This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request 13.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits from the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Total number of approved credits yet to be determined. ACPE: This activity has been submitted to the Washington State Pharmacy Association for approval to award up to 12.0 credit hours. Washington State Pharmacy Association is accredited as an approver of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. ANCC: The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Upon completion, NPs and RNs will be awarded up to 13 contact hours. Course Overview: The goal of this summit is to share best practices, foster collaboration, and provide a forum for peer-to-peer interaction among Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) in clinical practice who are actively engaged in the care of oncology patients. This summit will provide APP learners a broad scope of the latest developments and important current concepts in the multidisciplinary treatment of oncology patients. Additionally, the summit offers an intimate learning environment to facilitate interaction between attendees and faculty so that clinicians can discuss practical patient management issues and then apply their learning once they return to practice. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 14 - 15, 2019 | CME 15.00 | USD $495 | Denver, Colorado
THRUST - Advanced Manipulation of the Spine & Extremities is organized by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) and will be held from Sep 14 - 15, 2019 at Denver, Colorado, United States of America. Hours: 15 hours or 1.5 CEUs Prerequisite: Any Earned Manual Therapy Certification (OCS and SCS included) and S1 USAHS seminar attendance or Fellow of AAOMPT Who Attends: Physical Therapists Seminar Description: This seminar includes theory and practical application of spinal and extremity thrust techniques. The utilization of thrust techniques by physical therapists in the care of patients with orthopaedic dysfunctions is discussed. Indications and contraindications of thrust techniques are carefully analyzed. Specific techniques for specific dysfunctions are demonstrated and practiced under close supervision, with an emphasis on problem solving. Learning Objectives: At the completion of this course the attendee should be able to: • Conduct a detailed physical examination of the entire spine especially the subcranial region and key aspects of extremity dysfunction. • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the theory and technique of thrust manipulations (especially their indications and contraindications). • Demonstrate advanced skill in performing thrust manipulations to the entire spine and the key extremity joints. • Discuss and present cases with spinal dysfunction. • Compare methods between manipulative schools. • Demonstrate treatment methods supportive of thrust manipulation
Sep 19 - 20, 2019 | Contact Hours 16.50 | Denver, Colorado
2019 Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) Lecture Series for Providers is organized by National Jewish Health (NJH) and will be held From Sep 19 - 20, 2019 at Molly Blank Conference Center, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. Who Should Attend: Family physicians and internal medicine physicians, along with pulmonologists, infectious disease physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, and other health care professionals who diagnose and treat patients with Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM). Accreditation & Designation* Statements: Physicians: National Jewish Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. National Jewish Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Registered Nurses: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12724, for 16.5 contact hours. Course Description: Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are ubiquitous in our environment. The clinical manifestations include but are not limited to chronic pulmonary infection, lymphadenitis, disseminated disease or skin and soft tissue infection. As we watch the incidence of tuberculosis drop to historically low numbers, the rates of infection due to NTM are increasing. These infections are under recognized and cause significant morbidity and mortality. Treatment options are arduous but with the right tools, patients will improve clinically. We will have experts from across the country here to discuss this growing medical challenge. Come join us for an invaluable educational experience. National Jewish Health has a 120-year history as the leading respiratory hospital in the nation and is the only hospital devoted fully to the treatment of respiratory and related illnesses. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be better able to: • Recognize the incidence and distribution of NTM disease. • Identify the clinical manifestations of NTM disease. • Identify and differentiate the various types of NTM infections. • Describe the guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of NTM infections. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 19 - 21, 2019 | CE 20.00 | USD $5395 | Denver, Colorado
The Art And Science of Equilibration Dentistry Course is organized by The Dawson Academy and will be held from Sep 19 - 21, 2019 at Metro Denver Dental Society & Mountain West Dental Institute, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is General Dentists, Specialists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 CE Credits. Prerequisites: Functional Occlusion- From TMJ to Smile Design, Examination and Records, Treatment Planning Functional Esthetic Excellence, Achieving Predictable Esthetic Results Course Description: This restorative dentistry course how to implement a process of occlusal therapy within their dental practice. Equilibration is a cornerstone for treatment of occlusal disease, and as such, any dentist who wishes to practice complete dentistry must know how to perform all aspects of it correctly. As a participant, you will discover the importance of the trial equilibration and be given the opportunity to adjust several different case types to insure your complete understanding of the material presented. This complete dentistry dental continuing education course includes lectures, videos of patient treatment, and hands-on exercises to provide you with the knowledge and confidence to return home and implement occlusal treatments in your practice on Monday morning. Course Objectives: • Design a stable, minimal stress occlusion (lines on the front, dots on the back). • Recognize when to equilibrate your patient, and when other options should be considered. • Identify how to schedule the equilibration appointment. • Choose appropriate articulation paper to mark each type of occlusal interference. • Assess when an occlusal splint should be considered prior to reshaping, repositioning or restoring. • Evaluate how to efficiently equilibrate the natural dentition. • Select, train and work with a dental assistant to efficiently adjust an occlusal splint and/or equilibrate the dentition. • Verify when to use a full arch occlusal splint, and when to use an anterior deprogramming appliance. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 19 - 22, 2019 | CME 20.00 | USD $1095 | Denver, Colorado
Advances in Cross Sectional Imaging with Emphasis on US & CT is organized by American Osteopathic College of Radiology (AOCR) and will be held from Sep 19 - 22, 2019 at The Westin Denver Downtown, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. Target Audience: This CME activity is intended for the practicing radiologist and radiologist-in-training as well as advanced practitioners with a special interest in radiology who are involved in diagnosing of patient disease processes, treatment and management. ACCME & AOA Accreditation: The AOCR is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AOCR designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. . The AOCR is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The AOCR designates this CME Activity for a maximum of 20 AOA Category 1-A credits. How to Obtain CME Credit: Thursday, September 19 - 7.00 hours Friday, September 20 - 5.00 hours Saturday, September 21 - 4.00 hours Sunday, September 22 - 4.00 hours Description: This CME activity is intended to provide the target audience with an overview in the updates in the cross sectional imaging arena. MR/CT/US Imaging and its current role of common disease detection and management will be discussed. Common disease processes and their imaging evaluation techniques will be reviewed. Selected topics in the latest musculoskeletal treatments developed with imaging guidance and interventional techniques will be presented. A special emphasis on the pediatric population will be presented as well. Objectives: Upon the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: • Demonstrate their knowledge of new imaging techniques, diagnoses and protocols. • Enhance their understanding of the use and limitations of PET/CT as it relates to infection and inflammation. • Apply ultrasound to musculoskeletal, pediatric brain, spine, liver and kidney organ systems, and its use in treatment of various disease entities. • Effectively use MDCT and MR imaging to evaluate congenital heart disease, Cardiac CTA, liver and paranasal sinuses. • Discuss the common reasons and improve understanding for medical malpractice as it relates to the practice of radiology. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 19 - 20, 2019 | CE 14.00 | USD $1495 | Denver, Colorado
Hygienist’s Role in Supporting Complete Dentistry is organized by The Dawson Academy and will be held from Sep 19 - 20, 2019 at Metro Denver Dental Society & Mountain West Dental Institute, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Dental Hygienists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14 CE Credits. Course Description: This two-day dental hygienist ce course is designed to significantly enhance the dental hygienist’s knowledge of complete dentistry as it relates to periodontal health and occlusal stability. The hygienist will learn that the key to long-term success of optimum health begins with a thorough understanding of the masticatory system and the use of centric relation. Through both hands-on exercises and lecture, the hygienist will understand the complete exam process, identify signs of occlusal instability and how they relate to patients’ symptoms and periodontal disease. He/she will also learn communication skills necessary to transition patients to a “complete” dental practice. Designed to parallel the dentists’ curriculum, this dental hygiene course will reinforce the hygienist’s vital role in bringing the practice full circle for the development of optimum oral health and longevity for all patients! Course Objectives: • Identify a systematic approach to understanding centric relation dentistry and the importance of healthy occlusion. • Recognize and gain a clear understanding of what optimum oral health looks like. • Recall head and neck anatomy as it relates to the temporomandibular joints, muscles and the bite. • Observe the role of occlusion in predictable, stable oral health. • Identify the relationship between occlusion and periodontal disease. • Explore the complete exam process and how to utilize this information at the hygiene visit. • Assess the importance of quality diagnostic records and how they are obtained. • Distinguish the role of the hygienist in transitioning the practice to complete dental practice. • Observe how to implement and discuss the concepts of complete dentistry with patients chairside. • Breakdown and introduce other common topics such as headaches, splints, sleep apnea and nutrition. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.