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Sep 19 - 23, 2019 | Washington, Dist Of Col
50th Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society (EMGS) Annual Meeting is organized by Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society (EMGS) and will be held from Sep 19 - 23, 2019 at Capital Hilton, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 20, 2019 | USD $400 | Washington, Dist of Col
Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) Molecular Pathology Economics Summit is organized by Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) and will be held on Sep 20, 2019 at Conrad Washington DC, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Description: Molecular diagnostics is a rapidly evolving field with frequently changing standards for care that challenge the current paradigm for coding, coverage and payment. The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) is bringing together stakeholders across the healthcare spectrum in a one day summit with the goal to establish shared opportunities to improve the molecular diagnostics economic landscape. Attendees will participate in guided discussions to identify barriers to appropriate reimbursement for molecular pathology procedures and then explore and have the opportunity to propose solutions to critical challenges that are limiting full realization of the possibilities offered by precision medicine. The Summit will connect experts across multiple industries and professional arenas harnessing the collective effort to advance the national dialogue towards improving patient access to appropriate molecular diagnostic care. AMP’s Molecular Pathology Economics Summit will be a highly interactive one-day gathering focused on: • Identifying barriers to appropriate reimbursement for molecular pathology procedures • Identifying the impact of these barriers on various stakeholders and patient access to care and • Identifying potential solutions and/or novel approaches to overcoming barriers, with a goal of identifying shared policy agendas for the participating stakeholders in oncology, infectious diseases, and inherited conditions Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 21, 2019 | CME 4.75 | USD $100 | Washington, Dist of Col
Gastric and Soft Tissue Neoplasms 2019 is organized by MedStar Health and will be held on Sep 21, 2019 at Park Hyatt Washington D.C., Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Target Audience: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Gastroenterology, Medical Oncology, Nuclear Medicine, Oncology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Pathology, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Surgery. Credits: This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 4.75 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. AMA PRA Category 1™ Physician (4.75), Nurse - ANCC (4.75), Non-Physician Member of the Healthcare Team (4.75), Physician Assistant - AAPA (4.75), IPCE (4.75) Course Description: This annual educational symposium is proud to update our medical community on the state-of-the-art care of gastrointestinal and soft tissue neoplasms, while focusing on the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of these rare and complicated disease entities, including gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors and soft tissue sarcomas. National and international renowned guest speakers and distinguished faculty, including those from MedStar Health and MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute will discuss the significant roles of evolving new diagnostic modalities, immune and molecular targeted therapies, the use of organ-sparing surgery, and the use of state-of-the art radiotherapeutics in these rare and complex cancers. Course Objectives : Nurse Learning Objectives: • Identify the different types of gastric and soft tissue neoplasms. • Determine the role of surgery in soft tissue neoplasms. • Describe the role of chemotherapy in soft tissue neoplasms. • Explain the role of radiation therapy in soft tissue neoplasms. Physician Assistant Learning Objectives: • Analyze the advancement of molecular testing and tumor profiling to guide targeted therapy of soft tissue sarcoma. • Differentiate the benefits and risks of preoperative versus postoperative radiotherapy. • Identify the advantages of proton beam therapy. • Recognize the importance of a multidisciplinary approach in the management of patients with soft tissue sarcoma. • Recognize the various imaging and laboratory modalities that should be considered in the diagnostic evaluation of patients with neuroendocrine tumors. • Identify the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings characteristic of soft tissue sarcoma. Physician Learning Objectives: • Discuss novel imaging techniques for gastric neoplasms and gastric neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) • Discuss novel imaging techniques for soft tissue sarcomas • Identify the diagnostic and therapeutic role of endoscopy in gastric tumors and NETs • Recognize the importance of molecular markers in the diagnosis and treatment of gastric neoplasms • Identify novel radiotherapeutic targeted and immune therapies for gastric NETs and soft tissue sarcomas • Recognize the role and indications for radiation therapy, including proton beam therapy, in the treatment of soft tissue sarcomas • Implement best practices in managing "lumps and bumps" vs. soft tissue sarcomas by primary care providers and general surgeons • Identify the various treatment options for limb-preserving surgery in persons with extremity soft tissue sarcomas Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 22 - 24, 2019 | CME 17.00 | USD $250 | Washington, Dist of Col
Home Dialysis University for Physicians Course is organized by International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD) and will be held from Sep 22 - 24, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC - Crystal City, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Target Audience: This course is designed for nephrologists, physicians assistants and nurse practitioners who are active in kidney disease patient care. Accreditation: USF Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 17 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Program Description: HDU for Physicians is designed to help those providing care to patients to improve current approaches to the initiation and delivery of dialysis, so overall patient outcomes can improve. The course emphasizes the importance of individualization of therapy to meet not only laboratory influenced clinical needs but also the QOL needs of the patient. This educational activity will focus on ways to overcome barriers and include discussions of how these were overcome at other institutions that have looked closely at the problem and tried to find solutions. Didactic sessions, small group sessions and group discussions are utilized to help participants recognize the need for learning and help them formulate an approach they can use in clinical practice. Attendees are encouraged to formulate their own approach based on the medical evidence and experiences of others. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to: • Identify and correct the misconceptions that preclude the use of PD and HHD • Formulate the best approach to PD or HHD dialysis prescription and access placement based on patient type • Optimize the dialysis prescription in terms of adequacy and ultrafiltration to reduce complications • Define the roles of the interprofessional team that cares for dialysis patients • Demonstrate the most effective practice techniques... (of what, not why) • List at least two factors that contribute to the successful prevention and/or recovery from peritonitis to allow patients to remain on home dialysis therapy • Design a process to assure PD catheter are placed in a timely manner with minimal complications • Identify at least two factors that contribute to successful HHD access that to remain on home dialysis therapy • Increase take-on rate of home dialysis Course Competencies: • Patient Care Medical knowledge • Systems-based practice • Professionalism • Interpersonal and communication skills
Sep 22 - 26, 2019 | Washington, Dist Of Col
National Conferences on Medicare, Medicaid & Dual Eligibles is organized by America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) and will be held from Sep 22 - 26, 2019 at JW Marriott Washington, DC, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 23 - 24, 2019 | USD $795 | Washington, Dist of Col
The 8th Annual Drug Repositioning, Repurposing and Rescue Conference is organized by Arrowhead Publishers and Conferences and will be held from Sep 23 - 24, 2019 at The Westin Arlington Gateway, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. In this conference, attendees will meet and learn from the world’s foremost experts in the fields of repositioning and repurposing. As the Single Longest-Running Conference in the Space, Arrowhead Publishers’ annual event continues to be the “go to” meeting for pharma executives, academicians, researchers and patient advocacy groups who want to keep abreast of new developments in the field, learn from experts and meet possible collaborators and partners. Key Subjects Covered at This Event: • Patient Advocacy Efforts • New Partnerships • Systematic Repositioning & Data Analytics • Cutting-Edge Technologies • Regulatory and Legal Guidance • Key Therapeutic Areas for Repurposing Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 23 - 24, 2019 | USD $795 | Washington, Dist of Col
The 13th Annual Pain Therapeutics Summit is organized by Arrowhead Publishers and Conferences and will be held from Sep 23 - 24, 2019 at The Westin Arlington Gateway, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Why You Should Attend: • Partnering Software & Meetings Easily schedule meetings with our partnering system in order to maximize your time at the event. Schedule one-to-one meetings in advance and stay connected after the event. • Discover & Learn Learn about the latest developments in the field of pain drug development and discover what innovative new therapies are driving investment and clinical development • CRO Service Providers Meet with and/or re-connect with exhibitors and service providers and learn about the latest tools and resources driving pain drug development and future research trends. About the Summit: ARROWHEAD’S ANNUAL PAIN THERAPEUTICS SUMMIT is the US’s premier pain conference covering the field of pain research and therapeutics. Leaders from the biopharmaceutical industry, academia and government attend this conference to learn about the latest advances in the treatment of various types of pain and to network with colleagues from industry, academia, clinical research organizations, and government. This conference provides attendees with thoughtful insight from key industry leaders and academic researchers concerning cutting edge drug discovery science, preclinical development trends, analysis of key clinical-stage pain therapies and newly marketed products. Key Subjects Covered at this Event: • Clinical Trial Study Design • Trends in Pain Research • Novel Pain Drug Targets • Genetic Components of Pain • Emerging Pain Drug Candidates • Pain Biomarkers Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 25 - 29, 2019 | Washington, Dist Of Col
Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR) 59th Annual Meeting is organized by Society for Psychophysiological Research (SPR) and will be held from Sep 25 - 29, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 25 - 28, 2019 | CME 18.00 | USD $785 | Washington, Dist Of Col
7th Annual Fall Conference on Current Concepts in Neonatal Care is organized by Symposia Medicus and will be held from Sep 25 - 28, 2019 at Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, Dist Of Col, United States of America. Accreditation: • Physicians: Symposia Medicus designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. AAP: This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 18 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics. • PAs: NCCPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 18 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program. • Nurse Practitioners/Nurses: The ANCC contact hours awarded for completion of this conference are 18. The provider is also approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP2335, for 21.6 contact hours. • Pharmacology Content for Prescriptive Authority: A maximum of 1.25 hours in pharmacology content for prescriptive authority may be earned by attending this educational conference. Sessions awarding pharmacology content for prescriptive authority are denoted with an Rx in the schedule. Please contact your state’s Board of Nursing for specific educational requirements as requirements may vary state to state. Course Description: 7th Annual Fall Conference on Current Concepts in Neonatal Care will present an array of topics pertinent to health care professionals who care for the tiniest and most fragile of infants. Interventions and technologies continue to change in this field and those involved need current, evidence-based, and practical information to provide optimal care. Updates in thrombocytopenia, neonatal cardiology, necrotizing enterocolitis, pulmonary hypertension, early brain injury; as well as many other key issues in neonatal care will be discussed. The goal of this conference is to increase the knowledge and enhance the competence of attendees. Emphasis will be placed on practical application of the evidence-based topics presented. Topics for this year’s conference have been selected based on the educational needs determined by the identified professional practice gaps. The gaps were derived from a variety of sources including evaluations and outcomes data from past participants; clinical expert input; Symposia Medicus’ online survey; and other medical and nursing data. Course Objectives: As a result of participating in this conference, you should have increased knowledge and enhanced competence to... • Diagnose biochemical iron deficiency among NICU patients • Utilize and apply key technologies like near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS), electroencephalogram (EEG), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the right setting for the newborn • Determine the risks and outcomes of patients treated with extracorporeal cardiac life support (ECLS) • Be cognizant of the early problems in assisted ventilation • Describe common metrics used by high performing NICUs to assess quality improvement efforts • Review potential mechanisms for the observed association of anemia, transfusions, and necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) • Describe current approaches to the diagnosis and medical management of heart failure in newborns
Sep 27 - 30, 2019 | CME 45.00 | USD $799 | Washington, Dist of Col
4-day Intensive Conversational Medical Spanish & Cultural Competency Workshop is organized by Rios Associates and will be held from Sep 27 - 30, 2019 at Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC/Foggy Bottom, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Accreditation: The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 45 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. • This program is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 43 hours of Category 1 CMEs. • This program has also been reviewed and is acceptable for 45 prescribed hours by the American Academy of Family Physicians. • This Program has been approved for 45 contact hours of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Description: This 4-day intensive, individually tailored conversational, medical and cultural Spanish Workshop consists of over 45 hours of medical dialogues, role-plays, many colorful visual aids, cross-cultural discussions, "edutainment", daily practice, plus evening study with a Text workbook and USB Flash drive including all 15 corresponding lessons (Flash Drive available for $35). This method is highly suitable for those with limited time who must use their new language skills immediately. Participants who complete this 4-day intensive course will: • Acquire the ability to interview patients in Spanish in a culturally competent manner, take a medical history, conduct a physical examination, give prescription and follow-up instructions and intervene with medical emergencies, while taking cultural sensitivity into account to increase compliance. • Recognize a Spanish vocabulary of 1,500 to 2,000 general and medical terms. • Develop a good flow of speech in present, future, and past tenses, as well as the command form. • Obtain some degree of Cultural Competency concerning time, personal space, family dynamics, foods, health and particularly medical care. • Utilize the skills necessary to continue language acquisition through daily practice and personal experience. Learning Objectives: Intermediate/Advanced students will be able to do all of this with more facility and fluency utilizing more idiomatic expressions, complex tenses (conditional, present & past progressive, present & past perfect tenses), as well as the subjunctive mood and its various tenses. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.