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Jan 26 - Feb 02, 2020 | CME 14.00 | USD $895 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Gastroenterology and Hepatology for Primary Care is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Jan 26 - Feb 02, 2020 at Celebrity Edge, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists Credits: • 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • 14 ACPE Credits • 14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program • 14.0 Contact Hours Topics: The purpose of this activity is to give participants an update in the diagnostic and therapeutic developments in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to: • Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Tests ○ Differentiate between tests of liver function and liver injury ○ Use a diagnostic algorithm in the work-up of abnormal liver tests • Hepatitis C management ○ Understand screening guidelines for HCV ○ Understand the natural history of disease progression ○ Use treatment guidelines for chronic hepatitis C patients • Diagnosis and treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B ○ Describe HBV serology for diagnosis and management ○ Recognize at risk populations for vaccination ○ Apply practice guidelines for management and treatment of hepatitis B infection • Alcoholic liver disease ○ Recognize alcohol use disorder ○ Determine prognosis in alcoholic hepatitis ○ Understand management options for alcoholic hepatitis • Diagnosis and management of Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease ○ Understand the natural history of NAFLD ○ Use basic diagnostic approaches for identify patients at risk with risk for advanced disease ○ Employ current approaches to management of NAFLDs • Management Considerations in End-Stage Liver Disease ○ Recognize common complications associated with cirrhosis ○ Understand management options in patients with end-stage liver disease ○ Use effective screening and surveillance methods to detect complications of cirrhosis • Drug-Induced Liver Injury (DILI) ○ Recognize different types of liver injury ○ Describe common drugs and herbals implicated in liver injury ○ Understand management approaches to patients with drug-induced liver injury • Screening for Colon and rectal cancer ○ Improve the outcome and cost effectiveness of screening for Colon Cancer with new guidelines and new screening tests • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) ○ To improve cost effectiveness of management of IBS ○ To Explain current management of IBS, Constipation and Chronic abdominal pain and how they differ. and the place of new medications • Inflammatory Bowel Disease ○ To share on going changes in treatment of CrohnÂs disease and Ulcerative colitis. • Inflammatory Esophageal Diseases ○ The understanding of new etiologies of Chest pain, heartburn and dysphagia ○ The place of the relationship of BarrettÂs Esophagus to Chronic reflux Esophageal cancer in perspective • Peptic Ulcer disease ○ To explain new recommendations in the prevention and treatment of Peptic Ulcer disease and its complications • Common Medical Problems in patients with Chronic Gastrointestinal diseases ○ To enhance the ability of the primary care doctor to provide appropriate preventive care in patients with chronic Gastrointestinal disease • Chronic and recurring diarrhea ○ Illustrate the place of the primary care physicians in the diagnosis and management of chronic diarrhea.
Jan 29 - Feb 05, 2020 | Contact H 14.00 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Topics in Primary Care and Endocrinology is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Jan 29 - Feb 05, 2020 at MS Veendam, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists Credits: • 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • 14 ACPE Credits • 14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program • 14.0 Contact Hours • 10 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs Description: The purpose of these lectures is to provide an overview of the management of common endocrinology problems utilizing new guidelines and medications to improve the care of patients seen in primary care settings. Areas covered include: thyroid disorders, and the effectiveness of dietary, surgical and medical therapy for obesity. New guidelines have been published by the American College of Cardiology for the management of lipid disorders and cases will be used to illustrate their effective use. Comfortable use of the diagnostic tests and medications for metabolic bone problems is another goal. An approach to the integration of new diabetes medications into primary care practice and the American Diabetes Association guideline changes for 2019 will be discussed to improve understanding of their utility in various types of patients particularly those with complications from diabetes. Advances in the diagnosis and management of common pituitary and adrenal disorders have recently changed with new guidelines form the Endocrine Society. Topics: • Primary Care Treatment of Essential Hypertension: A 2018 Update ○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to customize their treatment approach in the essential hypertension patient and maximize the percent of patients treated who reach goal blood pressure. • Atrial Fibrillation: What the Primary Care Practitioner Needs to Know ○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to discuss the newest information regarding atrial fibrillation and describe the role of anti-arrhythmics in the management of the disease. • Thromboembolic Disease in Primary Care: Focus on the New Anticoagulants ○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to discuss the role of the new oral anticoagulants and describe any relevant differences between the available agents. • Asthma and COPD: New Recommendations and Treatment Options ○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to discuss the new recommendations for treatment of patients with asthma and COPD. • Primary Care Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in the era of Increasing Bacterial resistance ○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to discuss the treatment options for UTIs in the era of increasing antimicrobial resistance • Antimicrobial Resistance: Implications for the Primary Care Provider ○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to describe the impact of antimicrobial resistance in both gram-negative and gram-positive infections and discuss treatment strategies for common infections • Osteoporosis: Review of Guidelines and New Therapeutic Options ○ Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to describe the new National Osteoporosis Guidelines and how the recommendations will impact the treatment and prevention strategies in their patients with osteopenia or osteoporosis. • Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Disease ○ Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Disease • How to Choose the Proper Medication for Your Patient with Type 2 Diabetes ○ Describe the use of oral agents in patients with Type 2 diabetes • Using Insulin Effectively in the Treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes ○ Describe the use of insulin in various forms of diabetes • New Developments in the Medical and Surgical Management of Obesity ○ Explain the use of food plans, exercise, medications and surgery in the management of obesity • Management of Dyslipidemia: What is New ○ Discuss the diagnosis and management of dyslipidemia • Common Adrenal and Pituitary Problems: How to Spot Them in your Practice ○ Discuss the most common adrenal and pituitary problems, diagnosis and therapy • Metabolic bone disease:sorting out the causes to decide effective therapy ○ Describe the diagnosis and therapy of calcium disorders. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 05, 2020 | CME/CE 7.25 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Cardiology Updates Fort Lauderdale 2020 is organized by Pri-Med and will be held on Feb 05, 2020 at Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America. Target Audience: This activity is intended for cardiologists and cardiology specialists. CME/CE Information: 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Course Description: As a cardiologist, you understand that your field is constantly changing, with new technology, diagnoses, and treatment options. It’s vital to advance your knowledge in order to provide the best and latest in patient care. With consideration for your increasing workload and educational needs, Pri-Med and Course Chair Dr. Peter Libby have developed a comprehensive continuing medical education (CME) program that meets your specialized practice demands. You will be presented with the most up-to-date clinical cases and discussions to ensure you are even better prepared to tackle your patients’ needs when you return to practice the very next day. Learning Objectives: • Enhance your understanding of the intricacies of diagnosing cardiovascular disorders so as to refine timely and appropriate treatment • Adopt the latest evidence-based clinical strategies to manage cardiovascular disease effectively while reducing risk and improving patient outcomes • Network with colleagues and compare their approaches to frequently seen clinical challenges. Additional details will be posted as soon as the information is available.
Feb 06 - 09, 2020 | CME/CE 24.00 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Pri-Med South Conference is organized by Pri-Med and will be held from Feb 06 - 09, 2020 at Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America. Target Audience: This activity is intended for clinicians in primary care, family medicine, pediatrics and internal medicine. CME/CE Information: February 6: 6.00 Credits February 7: 6.50 Credits February 8: 6.50 Credits February 9: 5.00 Credits Course Description: Each year, thousands of clinicians come together at Pri-Med South with the shared goal of improving patient care. Spread out over four days in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, FL, the conference features a dynamic CME/CE curriculum developed in partnership with Course Chair Panagiota Caralis, MD, JD, FACP, from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, to address the every day challenges clinicians face in their practice. You will also experience: • World-class, inspirational speakers • The opportunity for hands-on, skill-building CME/CE workshops led by experts • Hundreds of exhibitors with the latest innovations to test and compare • Networking opportunities with those on the front lines of primary care • Access to all CME/CE sessions on demand after the conference We invite you to experience Pri-Med South, a leading medical education conference focused on creating a culture of collaboration, providing high-quality education, and improving patient outcomes—all at an affordable cost. Learning Objectives: • Integrate new and updated guidelines, practices, therapies, and tools into your daily practice • Develop and implement strategies that overcome patient and clinician barriers and improve health outcomes for your patients • Recognize opportunities to enhance patient quality of life, encourage healthy lifestyles, and avoid unnecessary subspecialty consults.
Feb 07 - 09, 2020 | CME 15.00 | USD $450 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida
The Great Plains Laboratory Presents GPL Academy Practitioner Workshops is organized by The Great Plains Laboratory, Inc. (GPL) and will be held from Feb 07 - 09, 2020 at Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America. Accreditation: Three-Day Workshops: 15 CME credits have been granted from Westbrook University. These credits can ben added for $75. Here is information about Westbrook University accreditation: Description: Day 1 | Friday, February 7 The Clinical Significance of Organic Acids Testing Learn how to use this comprehensive metabolic test in your practice to help with your most difficult-to-diagnose patients. With 76 markers, including those for yeast and bacteria overgrowth, inflammation, oxidative stress, mitochondrial dysfunction, oxalates, gastrointestinal dysbiosis, and nutritional imbalances, the Organic Acids Test (OAT) helps you discover the underlying causes of many chronic conditions. When you attend this workshop, you will not only learn how the OAT can be used in clinical practice, but also ways to use it along with other diagnostic assessments, as well as what kinds of treatments have been effective. Day 2 | Saturday, February 8 The Health Implications of Toxin Exposure - Mold and Non-metal Toxicants This day will first focus on the health effects of mold toxin exposure to both the body and brain. You will learn about the 11 mycotoxins tested for in our MycoTOX Profile, the many chronic health conditions mycotoxin exposure can cause, and options for removing mycotoxins from the body. You will also learn about many common environmental pollutants from the 172 chemicals tested by our GPL-TOX Profile. You will find out how these chemicals can affect our health and what steps can be taken to help detoxify the body. Speakers will review specific patient cases and present the testing and treatment protocols used to help get their patients detoxed from mycotoxins and other non-metal toxicants. Day 3 | Sunday, February 9 The Inflammatory Basis of Disease - Addressing Root Causes This day will focus on the role of inflammation in a variety of chronic health conditions. Inflammation has been implicated in almost all chronic diseases and can occur in almost every tissue of the body. Prevention and reduction of inflammation can often lead to better health outcomes. You will learn how inflammation can be managed for numerous chronic diseases, with a focus on mental health. Speakers will review several tests that can be used to discover sources of inflammation in the body and brain, as well as treatments that have been effective. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 19 - 23, 2020 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida
American College of Psychiatrists (ACP) Annual Meeting is organized by American College of Psychiatrists (ACP). The symposium is held from Feb 19 - 23, 2020 at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America.
Feb 22 - 29, 2020 | CME 14.00 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Pediatric Subspecialties for PCPs: Gastroenterology and Infectious Diseases is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Feb 22 - 29, 2020 at Celebrity Equinox, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Pediatricians Credits: • 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • 14 ACPE Credits • 14 MOC (Part II) points in the American Board of Pediatrics' (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program • 14.0 Contact Hours • 3 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs Topics: • Uncommon causes of abdominal pain that are now common ○ The participant will be able to differentiate the various pancreobiliary causes of chronic abdominal pain • Show and Tell ○ The participant will identify various non-GI symptoms or signs, associated with GI diseases. • Swallowing problems in children ○ The participant will learn to cite the various common and some uncommon causes of dysphagia • Celiac disease ○ Participants will be able to differentiate signs and symptoms of one of the most common pediatric gastrointestinal problems • Inflammatory Bowel Disease In Children ○ Determine the major issues affecting children with one of the most common chronic diseases in children. • I'm Backed up and I Can't Get It Out! ○ List the common causes and treatments of constipation in children • Stop the Running! Diarrhea and It's Ins and Outs. ○ Summarize the common causes and treatments of diarrhea in children Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 26 - 29, 2020 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida
The Radiation Oncology Summit: ACRO 2020 is organized by American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) and will be held from Feb 26 - 29, 2020 at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 29 - Mar 01, 2020 | CME 8.75 | Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2020 Gastro Health Summit is organized by University of Cincinnati Continuing Medical Education (UC-CME) and will be held from Feb 29 - Mar 01, 2020 at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America Target Audience: Gastroenterology Accreditation: The University of Cincinnati designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 8.75 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. Course Description: The conference will feature didactic and clinical case discussions on CLD and GI disorders. Topics will include emerging data from recent publications and congress abstracts and their impact on current diagnostic and management approaches. The program also will feature a clinical case discussion moderated by a program chair. The program chair will comment on presentations, reinforce key learnings and use real-time feedback to support teaching points that address the core educational objectives of the program. For each case presented, the expert panel will use current guidelines and the latest clinical evidence to support their opinions on incorporating new therapeutic options for patient management. At each clinical decision point, the audience will be able to provide input on how to best manage the patient through an interactive audience response platform. This platform will encourage greater audience participation and will increase educational value by enabling participants to view resources, interact with electronic educational content, submit questions to the faculty, complete the program evaluation and claim credit. Additionally, audience microphones and Q&A cards will be available to all participants to foster a collaborative and interactive learning environment. Objectives: Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to: • Describe current screening, diagnosis and management options for patients with chronic liver disease (CLD) and gastrointestinal (GI) disorders • Apply optimal treatment strategies for patients with CLD and GI disorders • Compare and contrast currently available treatment modalities for CLD and GI disorders
Florida Blood Cancer Conference 2020 is organized by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and will be held on Feb 29, 2020 at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is for Patients, Survivors, Caregivers and Healthcare Professionals. Additional details will be posted as soon as the information is available.