Upcoming Medical Conferences in WashingtonSearch Criteria : United States of America Washington
Oct 20, 2018 | Washington, Dist Of Col
Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) for the Primary Care Provider is organized by MedStar Health and will be held on Oct 20, 2018 at Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, Dist Of Col, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Emergency Medicine, Gerontologists, Internal Medicine, Pediatrician. Course Overview: Many patient visits to primary care providers are for complaints related to the ear, nose, and throat. With the ever evolving guidelines for managing common ENT disorders, it can be difficult to keep abreast of these changes. This one-day course will improve primary care practitioners’ comfort in treating ear, nose, and throat conditions, by covering the latest management strategies, technologies, and techniques for treating these conditions. It will help attendees identify indications to refer patients to specialists, and become familiar with treatment options in ENT that are available so that physicians can educate patients prior to treatment. Course Objectives: • After completing this activity, the participant will be able to: • Describe key points in the management of hearing loss and balance disorders. • Identify indications for tonsillectomy and ear tubes in the pediatric and adult population. • Determine appropriate management of sinus and nasal complaints. • Evaluate and manage voice and airway complaints. • Effectively manage Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). • Identify important features in the management of head and neck tumors. • Evaluate when to refer a patient to an ENT specialist, and educate patients about potential treatment options by an ENT specialist. • Manage basic ENT complaints including allergic rhinitis and sinusitis. • Identify indications for patients who are considering facial plastics procedures. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 20 - 23, 2018 | USD $785 | Washington, Dist Of Col
Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) 2018 is organized by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and will be held during Oct 20 - 23, 2018 at Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25 - 26, 2018 | USD $2500 | Washington, Dist Of Col
4th annual World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress is organized by Terrapinn Ltd and will be held during Oct 25 - 26, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C., Washington, Dist Of Col, United States of America. Conference Description : This conference is the leading global conference on anti-microbial resistance. The event brings together government authorities, pharma, biotechs, diagnostics providers, hospitals, funding agencies, academia, laboratories and payers to discuss the urgent need for the development of novel and new classes of antibiotics, the application of responsible antimicrobial stewardship guidelines and the advances in diagnostics. The world is now faced with an opportunity to curb Anti-Microbial Resistance while leveraging the benefits of an incentivized industry that can save millions of lives while transforming the way infectious diseases are treated. We are entering a new era of treating infectious diseases. With funding for antibiotic R&D on the rise, the discussion now moves into the real incentives for the commercialization of antibiotics, the application of innovative diagnostics technologies and the collaboration between industry and physicians community to improve stewardship practices. Group Registrations : Individual VIP Conference Pass to Book a group of 3+ Members Fee : 1825 $ Individual Academic Pass : 500 $ Individual Academic Pass to Book a group of 3+ Members Fee : 450 $ Additional 200$ per Person will be charged for late payment i.e after Aug 03, 2018 for Individual VIP Conference Pass Additional 50$ per Person will be charged for late payment i.e after Sep 14, 2018 for Individual Academic Pass to Book a group of 3+ Members Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 27 - 30, 2018 | Washington, Dist Of Col
Academic Nursing Leadership Conference is organized by American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and will be held during Oct 27 - 30, 2018 at JW Marriott Washington, DC, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 27 - 28, 2018 | CME 15.00 | USD $435 | Washington, Dist Of Col
Evidence Based Cancer Rehabilitation Resources and Its Role in Cancer Survivorship Session 3 is organized by Education Resources, Inc (ERI) and will be held during Oct 27 - 28, 2018 at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, Dist Of Col, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is of interest to all healthcare professionals contemplating or currently providing oncology rehabilitation services. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 contact hours. Course Description: Advances in the medical management of cancer have led to earlier detection, improved treatments, and increased survival rates. However, research shows that most cancer survivors experience long-term physical, psychosocial, and cognitive impairments during and following cancer treatment. Rehabilitation professionals are increasingly challenged to provide supportive cancer services that address quality of life, cancer-related fatigue, neuropathy, musculoskeletal deficits, and integumentary concerns. This interactive course will discuss the latest evidence based tools and strategies for the care of patients with diverse cancer types across the cancer continuum. Functional outcome measures and current reimbursement requirements from Medicare and private insurance companies will be addressed. Problem-based case studies and lab activities will enable participants to develop an effective therapy program for cancer survivors. Course Objectives: • Understand the pathology and medical management of various types of cancer • Perform a thorough evaluation of the patient with cancer • Select functional outcome measures and evidence based assessment tools • Develop and progress a cancer rehabilitation plan to address cancer related side effects • Understand current reimbursement mandates of federal and private insurance companies Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Improving Cancer Diagnosis and Care: The Clinical Application of Computational Methods in Precision Oncology: A Workshop
Oct 29 - 30, 2018 | | Free | Washington, Dist Of Col
Improving Cancer Diagnosis and Care: The Clinical Application of Computational Methods in Precision Oncology: A Workshop is organized by The Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (HMD-NASEM) and will be held from Oct 29 - 30, 2018 at National Academy of Sciences, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Description: Recognizing these challenges, the National Cancer Policy Forum developed a 2-workshop series to examine strategies to improve cancer diagnosis and care. The first workshop focused on patient access to expertise and technologies in oncologic imaging and pathology (held on February 12 – 13, 2018). The second public workshop will be held on October 29 – 30, 2018 to examine the clinical use of high-dimensional omics data and computational methods in precision oncology research and clinical care. The workshop will feature invited presentations and panel discussions on topics that may include: • Challenges and opportunities to use omics data to develop precision medicine approaches and technologies in cancer care. • Potential standards and best practices for computational software and methodological approaches for the use of big data to inform clinical care of patients with cancer, especially in regard to multi-parameter/multi-treatment testing and interpretation. • Potential opportunities to improve the translation of omics technologies into oncology practice, such as harmonization of standards for omics-based discovery, development and evaluation; data sharing and reproducibility; oversight and regulation; education, training, and workforce needs; and the use of dissemination and implementation science strategies. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 31 - Nov 02, 2018 | Washington, Dist Of Col
2018 Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Annual Meeting is organized by Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and will be held from Oct 31 - Nov 02, 2018 at Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Course Description: As part of this year's theme, "From Evidence to Impact: Putting What Works into Action," attendees will hear about results from PCORI’s comparative clinical effectiveness (CER) studies, efforts to promote essential findings, and those findings’ impacts. We will also discuss important trends in patient-centered outcomes research and connect with colleagues to share ideas for future research opportunities that will help patients and those who care for them make better-informed healthcare decisions. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 01 - 03, 2018 | USD $950 | Washington, Dist Of Col
Academy's 2018 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference is organized by American Academy of Nursing and will be held during Nov 01 - 03, 2018 at Washington Marriott Marquis, Washington, Dist Of Columbia, United States of America. Course Description : The American Academy of Nursing annual policy conference will identify ways nurses are transforming health and building a better care delivery system. This three-day conference will showcase the extraordinary work nurses are undertaking to drive policy changes that meet the health needs of individuals and populations. Transforming Health, Driving Policy highlights nursing initiatives that are transforming health, leading change, and influencing policy and ultimately improving the nation’s health. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 01 - 04, 2018 | CME 30.00 | USD $1180 | Washington, Dist Of Col
Update CME - Internal Medicine and Primary Care is organized by American Medical Forum (AMF) and will be held from Nov 01 - 04, 2018 at Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Highlights: • Earn 30 ABIM MOC Points 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits 30 AAFP Prescribed Live Credits • Comprehensive updates • Expert speakers representing top institutions • Interactive Q&A • Digital syllabus for all presentations AMF Sets You Apart: American Medical Forum is a CME provider hosting conferences in metropolitan cities accredited by The University of Chicago. AMF offers physicians an opportunity to learn about the latest medical advances, taught by leading medical experts from top universities. Conference Summary: Update CME - Internal Medicine and Primary Care. Attend in-person or via the live stream experience from anywhere and earn the same live CME credits and MOC points. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 01 - 02, 2018 | USD $400 | Washington, Dist Of Col
The Third International Symposium on the Fetal Brain (ISFB) is organized by Children's National Medical Center and will be held from Nov 01 - 02, 2018 at The Fairmont Washington, D.C., Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Course Description: This multidisciplinary event features a 360-degree review of advances in understanding of the fetal brain, presented by a panel of world-renowned experts in the fields of maternal-fetal medicine, developmental neuroscience, neurogenetics, fetal and neonatal neurology, and imaging. In addition to the Fetal Brain Program, the Fetal Medicine Institute provides care and diagnosis management for a range of congenital anomalies through the following subspecialty programs: • Congenital Zika Virus Program • Fetal Genetics and Genetic Counseling • Fetal Imaging Program • Fetal Heart Program • Fetal Transitional and Neonatal Intensive Care Program (in collaboration with Children’s National Division of Neonatology, ranked #1 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report) • Critical Care Delivery Program • Disorders of Sexual Development Program • Newborn Surgery • Fetal Urology • Fetal Reconstructive Surgery • Fetal Otolaryngology • Fetal Infectious Disease Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.