Upcoming Medical Conferences in WashingtonSearch Criteria : United States of America Washington
Jan 29 - 30, 2020 | USD $2599 | Washington, Dist Of Col
Phage Futures Congress is organized by Kisaco Research and will be held from Jan 29 - 30, 2020 at Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Who will be there: • Biotech • Pharma • Academics • Regulatory & Government Authorities • Clinicians & Physicians • Service Providers Why Attend: Join us in 2020 as we once again bring together over 250+ representatives from established biotech companies (from human and animal applications), new adopters, key academic researchers and big pharma. Expect to hear: • Developments within phage applications across acute and chronic illnesses • Regulatory discussions, including clinical trial landscape updates • Understanding of the animal health phage applications can translate into progressing human phage therapy commercialisation Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
National Advocacy Conference is organized by American Medical Association (AMA) and will be held from Feb 10 - 12, 2020 at Grand Hyatt Washington, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Course Description: The National Advocacy Conference gives you the opportunity to: • Connect with industry experts, political insiders and members of Congress about current federal efforts to improve health care • Visit Capitol Hill to advocate on crucial health care issues affecting you and your patients Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 10 - 11, 2020 | Washington, Dist of Col
2020 National Health Policy Conference is organized by AcademyHealth and will be held from Feb 10 - 11, 2020 at Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Who Attends the NHPC The AcademyHealth NHPC brings together more than 675 attendees from all aspects of the health care industry and the health policy process, including: • Health Care Decision Makers • Members of Congress and Congressional Staff • Government Officials • Top Policy Analysts • Consultants • Advocates • Researchers • Clinicians • Patients Why Should You Attend? • Explore the major players and issues that will drive health policy in the year ahead and beyond. • Learn from examples of real world policy innovations, implementation experiences, and evaluations across a broad range of health care topics - unlike any other health policy event. • Discuss how evidence has been used or could be used in the years ahead to either inform, develop and/or evaluate federal and/or state policy. • Rub shoulders and make connections with leading health care decision makers, policy experts, and attendees from all aspects of the health care industry and the health policy process. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 11 - 13, 2020 | Washington, Dist of Col
Rural Health Policy Institute is organized by National Rural Health Association (NRHA) and will be held during Feb 11 - 13, 2020, Hilton Washington DC National Mall Hotel, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 19 - 21, 2020 | Washington, Dist Of Col
International Society for CNS Clinical Trials and Methodology (ISCTM) 16th Annual Meeting is organized by International Society for CNS Clinical Trials and Methodology (ISCTM) and will be held from Feb 19 - 21, 2020 at Grand Hyatt Washington, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 22, 2020 | IPCE 6.00 | USD $250 | Washington, Dist Of Col
2020 Update on Pancreaticobiliary Diseases is organized by MedStar Health and will be held on Feb 22, 2020 at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C, Washington, Dist Of Col, United States of America. Target Audience: Gastroenterology, Hepatobiliary, Internal Medicine, Interventional Radiology, Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Surgery Accreditation: This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. Course Description: Pancreatic and biliary diseases include a large variety of pathologies, including both benign and malignant diseases, whose diagnosis and management remain a challenge to clinicians. Recent developments and improvements in diagnostic tools and treatment options make this an exciting time for the field. This one-day symposium highlights the full spectrum of multidisciplinary care including advanced imaging, endoscopic approaches, and surgical interventions. We will review the latest advances in molecular profiling as it relates to both pancreas cancer and pancreatic cysts. The course will also address disorders of the bile duct, including the workup and management of biliary tract cancer and bile duct injuries. Finally, the course will emphasize case-based discussion on a range of disorders including acute and chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic ductal strictures. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Vestibular Rehabilitation: Evaluation and Management of Individuals with Dizziness and Balance Disorders (Feb 22 - 23, 2020)
Feb 22 - 23, 2020 | Contact Hours 13.50 | USD $435 | Washington, Dist of Col
Vestibular Rehabilitation: Evaluation and Management of Individuals with Dizziness and Balance Disorders is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Feb 22 - 23, 2020 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Accreditation: The 2 day live course meets the criteria for 13.5 contact hours (1.35 CEUs) Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 13.5 contact hours for Intermediate Level Occupational therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEU's does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. NBCOT professional development provider - 13.5 PDU's Description: Symptoms of dizziness are the number 3 reason individuals over the age of 65 seek medical attention. It becomes the number 1 reason for seeking care in individuals over the age of 70. Medical or surgical management is often not indicated or helpful, but many of these individuals do benefit from vestibular rehabilitation techniques. In addition, 50% of the individuals over the age of 65 with dizziness will develop a particular form of vertigo that can be alleviated with one simple therapy treatment. These individuals with vertigo and dysequilibrium represent a large patient population for physical and occupational therapy. This course will focus on the assessment and treatment of patients with vertigo and disequilibrium from vestibular causes. Specific emphasis will be placed on the assessment and treatment of unilateral and bilateral vestibular hypofunction, benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo, central vestibular disorders, and multisensory dizziness. This information is applicable to a large patient population including geriatric patients as well as individuals with CNS lesions such as multiple sclerosis, CVA, and head injury. We have listened to your feedback and have developed anAdvanced Vestibular Rehabilitation Online Series to serve as days 3 and 4 of this course. We hope you will take your skills to the next level with this engaging series taught by international expert Richard Clendaniel. • Cervicogenic Dizziness Online • Advanced BPPV and • What to do When It’s Not BPPV: Challenging Vestibular Disorders Including Post • Concussion Syndrome
Feb 27 - Mar 01, 2020 | Washington, Dist of Col
2020 American Glaucoma Society (AGS) Annual Meeting is organized by American Glaucoma Society (AGS). The session is held from Feb 27 - Mar 01, 2020 at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 27 - 29, 2020 | IPCE 15.00 | Washington, Dist Of Col
2020 Breast Cancer Coordinated Care (BC3) Conference is organized by MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and will be held from Feb 27 - 29, 2020 at Grand Hyatt Washington, Washington, Dist Of Col, United States of America. Target Audience: This program is specifically designed to be a multidisciplinary program and is intended for a wide range of medical practitioners who are interested in the latest information regarding the local treatment of breast cancer. The program is purposely targeted for general, plastic, breast and oncologic surgeons, as well as radiation and medical oncologists. It is also intended for primary care physicians, oncology nurses and practitioners, physical therapists, occupational therapists, genetic counselors, hospital administrators and other members of the healthcare team who have an interest in the treatment of breast cancer patients. Accreditation: This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 15 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. Course Description: The meeting will offer presentations and panel discussions on a number of currently important topics in the local treatment of breast cancer including oncoplastic surgery and the role of prophylactic mastectomy. Experts in the field will cover the state of partial breast irradiation, intraoperative radiation therapy, timing and indications for post-mastectomy radiation, and neoadjuvant chemotherapy and its role in restaging breast cancer. Additionally, the program will examine nipple-sparing mastectomy, both therapeutic and prophylactic, treatment of breast cancer in a previously augmented breast, the status of MRI screening for breast cancer, the effects of reconstruction on the delivery of post-mastectomy radiation, and the evolving role of alloplastic materials in breast reconstruction. It will also cover in depth the state-of-the-art emerging field of lymphatic surgery to treat lymphedema. The latest updates on national trends and data on financial toxicity related to cancer care will also be discussed. This three-day symposium will evaluate and discuss different models for coordination of breast cancer care from major centers across the United States. The meeting’s intent is not only to educate the faculty and attendees about the wide range of options available for breast cancer coordinated care but also to encourage the development of more standardized treatment strategies and protocols for the local treatment of breast cancer. Participating in the three-day symposium will give you access to: • Three-day education agenda with live lectures, presentations, panel discussions and interactive Q&A sessions • Poster abstracts authors’ session • Multiple symposia Learning Objectives: • Identify dueling perspectives and controversies in coordinated local treatment of breast cancer and reconstruction • Describe tips and tricks: Learn surgical techniques to obtain vascularized mastectomy planes • Define Nipple Sparing Mastectomy and Ptosis review selection criteria, timing, and staging • Explain contralateral prophylactic mastectomy looking at current position, indications, and how to counsel patients • Interpret the need to go opioid free with understanding of implementing narcotic sparing pathways, such as enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocol • Analyze changing the Paradigm and Same day discharge after mastectomy and reconstruction • Examine what are the barriers to care and understand current issues with healthcare delivery of surgical care and breast reconstruction • Critique emerging technologies in radiation and how does proton beam and IORT fit into my practice? • Discuss timing of radiation and reconstruction and review different philosophies regarding radiation delivery and how to minimize side effects • Classify current accepted indications for radiation in breast cancer care • Evaluate whether all patients should get genetic testing: Understand the current evidence for genetic testing in breast cancer care • Measure whether to downstage with Neoadjuvant and how to use chemotherapy to manage advanced tumors prior to surgery • Recognize how to navigate care in a world of BIA-ALCL and learn the current believed pathogenesis, epidemiology, and its impact on prosthetic reconstruction • Identify what is right for my patient? and recognize the different methods of breast reconstruction including prosthetic-based, autologous, and microsurgical-assisted free flap reconstruction • Summarize non-microsurgical reconstruction without implants and determine how fully autologous reconstruction can be achieved without microsurgery, using the latissimus dorsi and immediate fat transplantation (LIFT) flap • Translate cutting edge in Lymphedema care and compare new options available and how microsurgery can both prevent and treat lymphedema
Feb 27 - Mar 01, 2020 | Washington, Dist Of Col
American College Counseling Association (ACCA) Annual Conference is organized by American College Counseling Association (ACCA) and will be held from Feb 27 - Mar 01, 2020 at Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.