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May 24 - 27, 2019 | CME 22.50 | Miramar Beach, Florida
2019 Congress of Clinical Dermatology is organized by Georgia Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery (GSDDS) and will be held from May 24 -27, 2019 at Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Miramar Beach, Florida, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: Clinical and academic dermatologists, residents, fellows, and mid-level providers and other allied healthcare providers and students with a special interest in dermatology. Meeting Description: The Congress of Clinical Dermatology is a four-day program designed to provide practicing dermatologists and mid-level providers with an interest in dermatology with a comprehensive update on the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of conditions related to medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will have: • Increased knowledge of recent medical advances in the diagnosis, management and treatment of diseases of the skin. • Reviewed, interpreted and summarized new clinical, scientific and research information in the study of dermatology, dermatologic surgery, pediatric dermatology, dermatopathology and cosmetic dermatology. • Learned and improved techniques that will allow the physician to offer the best treatment options and care to patients. • Expanded their expertise in select practical aspects of dermasurgery. • Compared and contrasted methods in order to fully assess patient needs and treatment options. • Improved standards of practice. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 25 - 27, 2019 | CME 9.00 | USD $750 | Sandestin, Florida
A-Cross Medicine Reviews Course is organized by A-Cross Medicine Reviews and will be held from May 25 - 27, 2019 at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Sandestin, Florida, United States of America. CME Information: This live activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and is jointly-provided with Tulane University Health Sciences Center. 9 total hours are available for the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Course. Real-time audience response system: Our audience response system provides a real-time display of how course attendees answer clinical scenario questions. Test yourself or see how the rest of the group is doing, so you can pinpoint topics that trip people up and need more review. Overview: This program is designed to increase attendee knowledge and competence in a variety of primary care topics. These include hypertension, lipid management, common ENT problems, ethical dilemmas, and current diabetes management. All topics presented will utilize evidence-based guidelines from the literature. Statement of Need: Common primary care issues are being updated continually by specialty and government agencies. It is difficult for the primary care physician to stay abreast of all the current new guidelines and recommendations. Physicians and other medical providers are in need of streamlined approaches to common primary care issues. Goal: The overall goals of the conference are to impact the diagnostic and treatment of patients seen in primary care practices. Course Objectives for 2019 Course in Sandestin: • Review the most recent hypertension guidelines • Critique and implement the current COPD guidelines • Manage patients who present with skin and soft tissue infections • Review the current evidence-based guidelines for cancer screening, including the new conflicting lung and prostate cancer recommendations • Discuss the latest management and diagnosis of diarrhea • Recognize the important changes for management of Depression • Review the latest guidelines on the management of hyperlipidemias • Evaluate the current Geriatric guidelines • Understand the recent changes in adult immunization especially for PCV13 Predicted Outcomes for Courses in 2019 Predicted changes in practice as a result of participating in this activity include the ability to: • Better manage my patients with hypertension • Implement the latest treatment guidelines for hyperlipidemias • Increase my competence in treating COPD. • Develop a plan to better educate my patients on the current cancer screening guidelines. • Develop a better plan for assessing and treating skin and soft tissue infections
May 28, 2019 | USD $350 | Orlando, Florida
Essentials of Performing Arts Medicine Certificate Course, ACSM is organized by the Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA) and will be held on May 28,2019 at Orlando, Florida, United States of America. Target Audience: The target audience includes clinicians and other healthcare professionals interested in learning the essential information needed to provide initial assessment, treatment, referrals and general educational recommendations for the performing artist. (Includes: physicians, physician assistants, nurses, athletic trainers, physical and occupational therapists, and other healthcare professionals.) Overview: PAMA is offering a certificate of completion in performing arts medicine for physicians MD/DO and allied healthcare professionals (PT, OT, RN and AT). To receive the certificate, healthcare professionals need to complete an online lectures series of 12, 30 minute course content lectures prior to the ACSM conference. There will be a 6 hour hands on teaching course at ACSM on Tuesday May 28, 2019 followed by a 1 hour test of understanding. Participants need to pass the test in order to receive the certificate of completion (online lectures are included on the test). This course showcases the music and dance communities through a behavioral and social science perspective while highlighting specific opportunities and techniques for engagement, education, prevention, and treatment in response to various arts-specific health concerns. Collectively, participants will hear introductory and research-based lectures on associated risk factors, life-span issues, and the interactive, cultural, and contextual distinctions of health problems that are unique to performing artists. The online lectures introduce the epidemiology and etiology of health issues occurring in performing artists. Participants will understand the broad health concerns and risks that performing artists are exposed to from the fields of physical, psychological and auditory health. Attendees will understand how to apply some basic educational and clinical intervention strategies. The 1 day course provides specific training on basic applied anatomy, physiology and understanding how to develop safe performance strategies for performing arts educators, delivered by experienced health personal. This is a hands on training course on Dance, Instrumental, Vocal, & Actors (DIVA) pre-participation physical exam assessment of the performing artists where clinicians are taught specific exam techniques used in performing arts medicine. Health professionals will be able to: discuss occupation-specific questions that should be asked during the initial interview with performing artists to identify key injury causes; identify basic physical elements of performance on common instruments; apply key special assessment procedures that are useful when evaluating performing artists; establish goal-oriented and evidence-based treatment approaches; assess basic requirements of the occupational environment of the performing artist; implement functional return to performance protocols; and describe preventative approaches to medial problems of musicians and dancers. The course will cover general health and wellness, neuro-musculoskeletal injuries, applied biomechanics, medical conditions, environmental concerns, hearing health, vocal health, psychological conditions, focal dystonia, and nutrition issues with performing artists. Certificate Exam At the completion of the course, all participants will have the option of taking an exam. If a passing grade is attained, they will be given a certificate of completion. Don’t miss this opportunity to advance your practice skills. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 28 - Jun 01, 2019 | AMA PRA Ca 34.50 | USD $585 | Orlando, Florida
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) 66th Annual Meeting is organized by American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and will be held from May 28 - Jun 01, 2019 at Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, United States of America. All 2019 educational sessions will take place at the Orange County Convention Center. Exercise is Medicine sessions and social events will take place at the Rosen Centre Hotel, which is the ACSM headquarter hotel. Target Audience: ACSM members and professionals interested in the field of sports medicine and exercise science. Continuing Education Credits/Continuing Medical Education Credits: AMA/PRA Credits: The American College of Sports Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 34.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Maintenance of Certification This CME activity provides both American Board of Internal Medicine MOC Part II Medical Knowledge points and American Board of Pediatrics MOC Part II Lifelong Learning points. Fee for MOC points: $15 ABIM - MOC: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 34.5 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. ABP - MOC: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 34.5 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to the ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit. American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Prescribed Credits: This Live activity, ACSM Annual Meeting and World Congress on Exercise is Medicine and World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise, Circadian Rhythms and Sleep, with a beginning date of 05/28/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 34.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ACSM CECs: The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that this continuing education offering meets the criteria for a maximum of 34.5 hours of ACSM continuing education credit. BOC -CEUs: American College of Sports Medicine (BOC AP# P401) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 34.5 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program. Conference Description: This comprehensive sports medicine and exercise science conference is the one place to get it all-programming that covers the science, practice, public health, and policy aspects of sports medicine, exercise science, and physical activity. In addition to an extraordinary array of original science and clinical sessions, meeting attendees can look forward to: • A new World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise, Circadian Rhythms and Sleep. The sixth year for this meeting-within-a-meeting showcases in 2019 basic science sessions focused on the basic science of circadian rhythms and sleep as it relates to exercise. • A clinical sports medicine track, including CAQ review sessions and clinical case thematic poster sessions • The continuation of a Graduate and Early Career Day pre-conference focused on the development of careers for graduate students and early career professionals. Conference Sessions: • Athlete Care and Clinical Medicine • Biomechanics and Neural Control of Movement • Cardiovascular, Renal and Respiratory Physiology • Clinical Exercise Physiology • Environmental and Occupational Physiology • Epidemiology and Biostatistics • Exercise is Medicine® • Fitness Assessment, Exercise Training, and Performance of Athletes and Healthy People • Immunology/Genetics/Endocrinology • Metabolism and Nutrition • Physical Activity/Health Promotion Interventions • Professional Development/Organizational Information • Psychology, Behavior and Neurobiology • Skeletal Muscle, Bone and Connective Tissue • World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise, Circadian Rhythms and Sleep Conference Objectives: At the conclusion of the Annual Meeting, participants should be able to: • Evaluate the biological, biomechanical, psychological and behavioral changes accompanying exercise in both normal and pathological states. • Analyze state-of-the art and innovative basic science, applied science, and clinical medicine in the areas of exercise, fitness, health, and physical performance. • Compare new approaches and perspectives concerning exercise science and sports medicine through interactive discussions with scientists and clinicians in related fields. • Recognize the importance of basic science research as it relates to diseases and conditions that exist due to physical inactivity. • Assess how physical activity research and practice can contribute to public health. Clinically Specific Objectives: • Incorporate new guidelines into the care of the youth athlete to prevent injuries and illness and enhance safe return to play in their sport. • Develop strategies to counsel patients with chronic diseases to participate in physical activity to improve function and quality of life. • Determine which athletes with medical conditions and illnesses can safely participate in their sport. • Explore alternative pain management techniques in the care of athletes with musculoskeletal pain to decrease pain, improve function, and prevent opioid misuse, abuse and addiction in athletes and active people. • Incorporate best practices in the evaluation and treatment of athletes with musculoskeletal injuries in order to improve athlete quality of life.
May 28, 2019 | USD $150 | Tampa, Florida
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course is organized by Associates in Emergency Medical Education (AIEME) and will be held on May 28, 2019 at Shriners Hospitals for Children - Tampa, Tampa, Florida, United States of America. Course Description: This 12 hour course is designed for those attending PALS for the first time or those not regularly treating pediatric patients. Topics include recognition strategies for prevention of cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children. Skills include management of airway, electrical therapy, IV/IO access, pharmacology and rhythm management. Morning sessions include video, small group, and instructor-led lectures. Afternoon sessions focus on hands-on skills/practice sessions. Megacode and written exams are held at the conclusion of the course. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 29, 2019 | USD $150 | Lakeland, Florida
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course is organized by Associates in Emergency Medical Education (AIEME) and will be held on May 29, 2019 at Watson Clinic Main, Lakeland, Florida, United States of America. Course Description: This 12 hour course is designed for those attending ACLS their first time or those who are renewing but do not practice in critical care or emergency related areas. As scheduling for a two day course can be difficult, we are now conducting the course in an elongated one-day schedule. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 29 - Jun 02, 2019 | AMA PRA Ca 29.00 | USD $1275 | Key West, Florida
20th Annual Dermatology in the Keys "Derm for the Non-Derm" is organized by USF Health's Office of Continuing Professional Development and will be held from May 29 - Jun 02, 2019 at Casa Marina Key West, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, Key West, Florida, United States of America. Target Audience: Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and PCPs providing dermatologic services or those desirous of learning and enhancing their dermatologic diagnostic, therapeutic and procedural skills. Accreditation Physicians: USF Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. USF Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 29 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity This Live activity, 20th Annual Dermatology in the Keys "Derm for the Non-Derm", with a beginning date of 05/29/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 29.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses: USF Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. A maximum of 29 contact hours may be earned by learners who successfully complete this continuing nursing education activity. Breakdown of credit hours: Main Conference: 19 hours Workshops: • Clinical Skills Workshop - 3 hours • Dermatologic Surgery Workshop - 3 hours • Electro/Cryo/Biopsy Workshop - 3 hours • Dermoscopy Tutorial - 1 hour Course Description: There is an acute shortage of dermatologists in the United States. Dermatologists are shifting away from medical dermatology with many now focusing on cosmetic and oncologic procedures. Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners are rapidly becoming the medical dermatology providers as are primary care physicians. Medical and basic dermatologic surgery procedures have been identified as high priority in several needs assessment surveys for CME. Several mini-symposia, focusing on the diagnosis and management of common skin problems likely to be encountered by providers will be presented by distinguished faculty. Interactive workshops have been designed in this program to develop your dermatologic procedural skills, and challenge your diagnostic acumen. Clinical Skills An interactive session designed to increase the participants’ ability to recognize and treat common skin disorders. Our most popular workshop! • Enhance your diagnostic acumen • Formulate a differential diagnosis Dermatologic Surgery An introductory lecture followed by a “hands-on” workshop precepted by dermatologic surgeons in small group settings. Take your practice to the next level! • Participants will “operate” on artificial skin to develop or refine their surgical techniques • Emphasis will be placed on simple excisions with the opportunity to explore more complex flaps • Instruments available for use during the workshop SPACE IS LIMITED TO FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS! Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers Only. Electrosurgery/Cryosurgery/Biopsy Lecture and “hands-on” workshop in electrodesiccation & curettage and cryosurgery techniques. Opportunity to practice shave & punch biopsy techniques on artificial skin. • Demonstration by expert’s techniques on artificial skin. • Up-to-date equipment available for practice • Understand when, where and how to use this equipment You should be doing these procedures! Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers Only. Dermoscopy Tutorial Dermoscopy is a “cutting edge,” noninvasive technique utilizing a specialized magnifying device to greatly enhance diagnosis of skin lesions. With Dermoscopy, morphologic features are visible that cannot be detected by the naked eye alone. Enhance your diagnostic Skills! • Increase your diagnostic accuracy for pigmented skin lesions in general and early invasive melanoma • Learn pattern analysis • Complimentary lunch Learning Objectives: Upon the completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: • Identify and manage common dermatologic disorders and skin lesions. • Analyze the pathophysiology of the most common dermatologic problems such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, skin infections and skin tumors. • Apply evidence-based knowledge to practice in order to improve outcomes for patients with psoriasis, acne & other common skin disorders. • Interpret cutaneous abnormalities associated with serious underlying medical problems and internal malignancy • Recognize common skin lesions and rashes that present in childhood • Identify common skin infections and apply evidence-based knowledge to improve therapeutic outcomes. • Recognize the clinical presentations of nonmelanoma skin cancers, melanoma, and pre-cancers. • Utilize a practical approach for managing your patients at risk for skin cancer and update your knowledge of the treatment approaches, including surgery. • Demonstrate use of dermoscopy as a tool assess skin lesions and determine when to biopsy pigmented lesions • Assess the appropriate use of cryotherapy and electrosurgery along with the pitfalls. • Differentiate between skin biopsy techniques and know when, why and how to perform them. • Correctly document E/M services and accurately code for dermatological procedures. • Appropriately utilize an understanding of the use of Botulinum Toxins, Fillers, lasers and IPL use in dermatology cosmetic procedures. • Recognize aging skin changes and implement cosmetic interventions. • Review basic dermatologic surgery techniques and suture materials.
May 29 - 31, 2019 | CME 16.00 | St Pete Beach, Florida
Nurse Leadership Program is organized by Florida Health Care Association (FHCA) and will be held from May 29 - 31, 2019 at The Don CeSar, St Pete Beach, Florida, United States of America. Description: FHCA 2019 Nurse Leadership Program, Florida’s leading clinical conference for long term care professionals. Designed for all disciplines, this program will focus on new state and federal regulations, Trauma Informed Care, CMS’ infection prevention and control requirements, Phase III of the Requirements of Participation and the new Patient Driven Payment Model. FHCA’s Nurse Leadership Program will offer innovative and interactive sessions that will stimulate open dialogue and provide strategies and solutions for delivering high-quality care. Highlights: • National long term care experts, including American Health Care Association’s Sr. Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Affairs David Gifford • State policymakers and regulators, including Agency for Health Care Administration’s Bureau Chief of Field Office Operations Kim Smoak • Special Nurse CE Session on Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace (helps meet FL Board of Nursing Requirement) • Welcome Reception & Tabletop Expo with business partners • Excellence in Long Term Care Nursing Awards Luncheon • The opportunity to earn up to 16 credit hours • Nurse Leadership Pre-Sessions (May 28) available including Alzheimer's Training and a combined session with LPN Supervisory Training and CNA Train-the-Trainer. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 30 - Jun 02, 2019 | CME 15.50 | Palm Beach, Florida
32nd Annual Eastern Allergy Conference is organized by Eastern Allergy Conference (EAC) and will be held from May 30 - Jun 02, 2019 at The Breakers Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, United States of America. Accreditation: Designation The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Additional Details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 30 - 31, 2019 | Orlando, Florida
FORUM: A Conference Hospice Professionals - Hospice Works 2019 is organized by Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) and will be held from May 30 - 31, 2019 at Orlando, Florida, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.