Upcoming Medical Conferences in Lake Buena VistaSearch Criteria : United States of America Lake Buena Vista
Feb 04 - 06, 2020 | Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Association for Academic Surgery (AAS) 15th Annual Academic Surgical Congress is organized by Association for Academic Surgery (AAS) and will be held during Feb 04 - 06, 2020 at Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace Disney Springs Area, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
17th Annual Oral Pathology Symposium: LUST IN PATHOLOGY (Lumps, Ulcers, Striae, Treatment) & Diagnosis Update
Feb 07 - 08, 2020 | Contact H 12.00 | USD $709 | Lake Buena Vista, Florida
17th Annual Oral Pathology Symposium: LUST IN PATHOLOGY (Lumps, Ulcers, Striae, Treatment) & Diagnosis Update is organized by University of Florida (UF) and will be held from Feb 07 - 08, 2020 at Holiday Inn Orlando-Disney Springs Area, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States of America. Who Should Attend Generalists, specialists, and dental hygienists with an interest in clinical oral pathology. Continuing Education Units 12 contact hours. Lecture Course Description This seminar will present a potpourri of interesting case studies in oral and maxillofacial pathology covering a variety of conditions encountered in general and specialty dental practices. The presenters will utilize an Audience Response System which will enable participants to anonymously respond and interact with the presenters. In addition, the lecture will be customized by the audience responses and questions to better facilitate learning. Emphasis will be placed on lesions and conditions commonly seen in dental practice, especially those difficult to diagnose and/or manage, newly diagnosed conditions, and premalignant or malignant lesions. The topics will range from the human papilloma virus including the epidemic of HPV driven cancers and benign lesions of the oral cavity. Various types of squamous and non-squamous malignancies such as lymphomas (a group of increasingly common lesions), salivary gland tumors, myeloma, etc, will also be presented in a case series format. Special emphasis will be placed on patient’s concerns regarding papilloma (whether they are sexually transmitted and /or premalignant), condyloma, etc. and on the eexplosion of sexually transmitted oral lesions. Course Objectives Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to: • Recognize and formulate a differential diagnosis, understand the etiology and management of various oral lesions and diseases • Recognize and understand the association of human papilloma virus with numerous oral soft tissue lesions and the enormous implications of HPV driven cancers and lesions to our dental practice • Understand the chemistry, pathogenesis, signs and symptoms of osteochemonecrosis related to bisphosphonate and other newer drugs • Gain a better and in depth understanding of oral precancerous lesions and oral cancer. • Better recognize abnormalities, improve diagnostic skills and management techniques of oral soft and hard tissue lesions utilizing anonymous audience response devices Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 07 - 08, 2020 | CEU’s 5.00 | Lake Buena Vista, Florida
2020 Florida Association of Periodontists (FAP) Winter Meeting is organized by Florida Association of Periodontists (FAP) and will be held from Feb 07 - 08, 2020 at Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States of America. Accreditation: 5 CEUs Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 14 - 16, 2020 | 35 18.25 | USD $795 | Lake Buena Vista, Florida
36th Annual Computed Body Tomography 2020: The Cutting Edge is organized by Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) and will be held from Feb 14 - 16, 2020 at Walt Disney World Swan, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States of America. Target Audience:This activity is intended for radiologists and radiologic technologists Accreditation:The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other Credits:This activity has been approved by AHRA, the approving RCEEM: The Association for Medical Imaging Management for a maximum of 15.75 Category A, ARRT continuing education credits. You must attend each session in its entirety to obtain credit. No partial session credit will be awarded. Overview:Due to rapid advances in technology, radiologists and radiologic technologists often require a comprehensive review of recent advances in computed body tomography. This activity will focus on multidetector/multislice CT and newer systems including dual-source CT scanners. The schedule offers a series of 40-minute lectures designed to concentrate on specific topics in-depth, including state-ofthe-art technology and software. Participants will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the latest concepts and principles of helical CT, thoracic CT, cardiac CT and CTA, the uses of CT in the GI tract, the liver, spleen and kidneys, as well as pancreatic imaging and imaging the oncologic patient. Objectives:• Summarize the latest concepts in the chest and cardiac CT, including coronary artery imaging.• Analyze the newest applications of multidetector/multislice CT.• Identify the role of CT in GI pathology, including pancreatic imaging.• Recognize the latest concepts in liver and renal imaging.• Define the current role of MDCT/CTA in the evaluation of pancreatic and renal tumors.• Explain the current role of CT angiography and how to optimize its performance.
Feb 17 - 19, 2020 | USD $795 | Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Substance Use Disorders: A Comprehensive Review and Update 2020 is organized by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Psychiatry Academy and will be held from Feb 17 - 19, 2020 at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States of America. Course Description : Attend this conference on substance use disorders to hear the latest research and find guidance that enhances your care for patients. Substance use disorders are complex and have a huge impact on patients, families and communities. They challenge even experienced health care professionals to stay current with evolving guidelines. And they are seen and treated across all professions, disciplines and practice settings. This includes primary care, psychiatry, social work, psychology, family practice, nursing and more. That's why our agenda focuses on a broad update across the spectrum of substance use disorders. Sessions cover everything from neuroscience and developmental perspectives all the way through recovery-oriented systems of care. Our faculty share their experience as both clinical caregivers and research experts. They make time to answer questions and help you find solutions for complex conditions. Session on Buprenorphine (MAT) Waiver Training: Register for this eight hour program on medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to obtain a waiver from the Drug Enforcement Agency to prescribe buprenorphine, one of three medications approved by the FDA for the treatment of opioid use disorder. Date: Sunday, February 16, 2020 Four hour live training is followed by four hours of online training after the conference. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 17 - 19, 2020 | CME 12.00 | Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Pediatrics for Primary Care is organized by MCE Conferences and will be held from Feb 17 - 19, 2020 at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Lake Buena, Vista, Florida, United States of America. Target Audience: All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about issues in Pediatrics. Accreditation: AMA/AAFP Equivalency – American Academy of Family Physicians: This live activity is being reviewed and will be acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to the AMA PRA category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Overview: This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Pediatrics while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Pediatrics with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes. Topics and Objectives: Differentiation and Management of Recurrent Childhood Headaches Objectives: 1) The participant will be able to identify different causes of headaches and describe how the use of patient drawings can benefit the health care provider in his or her diagnosis 2) Discuss the management of uncomplicated pediatric migraines, tension headaches and chronic daily headache 3) Identify red flags in the history and physical that signal more ominous disease processes manifesting with head pain 4) Identify non-pharmacologic management strategies that can potentially benefit all patients with chronic pain syndromes Diagnostic Dilemmas Objectives: 1) The attendee will be able to identify common childhood problems that pose diagnostic dilemmas in the outpatient setting 2) Develop strategies to avoid cognitive errors when confronted with a diagnostic dilemma 3) Identify general sources of information to aid the health care provider in the diagnosis of clinical conundrums 4) Identify ways to turn diagnostic dilemmas into maintenance of certification credit Is It a Normal Variant or Not: Clinical Conundrums in the Outpatient Setting Objectives: 1) The participant will be able to distinguish normal variations in growth, pubertal progression and development that can be managed by the primary care provider describe the workup of children with abnormalities in growth, pubertal progression and development identify red flags in growth, pubertal progression and development that require referral to a specialist discuss the long-term management of normal variants of growth, pubertal progression and development The Atopic Triad: Management of Atopic Dermatitis, Asthma and Allergies Objectives: 1) The participant will be able to compare and contrast different steroid formulations and their treatment in atopic dermatitis 2) Describe the management of a child with chronic asthma and an acute exacerbation of the disease 3) Discuss the role of allergies in the atopic triad and evidence-based strategies for prevention 4) Outline the step-wise management of a child with the atopic triad The Disney World Phenomena: Challenging Cases in Pediatric Dermatology Objectives: 1) The attendee will be able to recognize common presentations of rashes that pose diagnostic dilemmas in the outpatient setting 2) Discuss the management of challenging pediatric cutaneous problems 3) Compare and contrast fungal superficial infections with other non-fungal disease look-alikes 4) Describe the evaluation of pediatric patients with dermatologic quandaries Let’s Use Our Heads Objectives: 1) Manage children who have sustained concussions and discuss return to play and return to learn guidelines 2) Apply decision rules in the management of head injured children, including those guiding the ordering of a head CT 3) Utilize imaging studies appropriately in the evaluation of head injured children Visual Diagnosis Objectives: 1) Demonstrate the ability to identify diagnoses in children by simple visual inspection 2) Discriminate among common pediatric diagnoses by asking appropriate historical questions 3) Appreciate the importance of pattern recognition in establishing a diagnosis Thinking Better: Medical Decision Making at the Bedside Objectives: 1) Recognize that relying on pattern recognition and memory and making snap judgments may lead to diagnostic errors 2) Understand the cognitive errors that physicians make most frequently 3) Develop an approach to medical decision making that will help avoid diagnostic error The Eyes Have It Objectives: 1) Understand eye anatomy and the key steps in a thorough eye examination 2) Summarize which clinical conditions may be identified by each step in the eye examination 3) Treat eye pathology resulting from infection or trauma and understand when to refer a child to an ophthalmologist 4) Recognize the clinical differences between sinusitis with inflammatory edema, periorbital cellulitis and orbital cellulitis Infants Behaving Badly Objectives: 1) Develop a thorough differential diagnosis for ill-appearing infants 2) Summarize the key management strategies in actual cases of ill-appearing infants 3) Select appropriate diagnostic studies in the evaluation and management of infants with interesting and uncommon diagnoses Does My Patient Need Surgery? Objectives: 1) Based on a child’s presenting signs and symptoms suggestive of a surgical emergency, make rapid management decisions 2) Select appropriate diagnostic studies in the evaluation of children with surgical emergencies 3) Avoid activities that will result in a delayed diagnosis for children with surgical emergencies Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.
Feb 19 - 22, 2020 | Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Advanced OB-GYN Ultrasound Seminar is organized by American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) and will be held from Feb 19 - 22, 2020 at Disney's Beach Club Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 18 - 21, 2020 | Hours 11.00 | USD $750 | Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Primary Care CME is organized by A-Cross Medicine Reviews and will be held from Jan 18 - 21, 2020 at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 11 hours. 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 re commendations. 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. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 13 - 15, 2020 | USD $900 | Lake Buena Vista, Florida
46th Annual Virginia Apgar Seminar - Obstetric Anesthesia and Care of the Newborn is organized by Frank Moya Continuing Education Programs LLC and will be held during Mar 13 - 15, 2020 at Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Of America. The target audience for this medical event is Anesthesiologists, Gynecologists. Course Description: This Seminar will present a lecture and panel discussion program on recent advances in obstetric anesthesia. After this seminar, the seminar attendee should be able to discuss and describe advances in the practice of obstetric anesthesia, including fundamental considerations, recent advances, problems, pitfalls and maternal anesthesia challenges. This program is intended for both anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists. The program syllabus containing summaries of all talks will be available for all registrants in PDF form on a flash drive. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 13 - 15, 2020 | CME 12.00 | Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Endocrinology and Emergency Medicine for Primary Care is organized by MCE Conferences and will be held from Mar 13 - 15, 2020 at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States of America. Target Audience: All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about issues in Endocrinology and Emergency Medicine. Accreditation: This live activity is being reviewed and will be acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to the AMA PRA category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Overview: This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Endocrinology and Emergency Medicine, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Endocrinology and Emergency Medicine, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes. Topics and Objectives: Osteoporosis: Management and Controversies Objectives: 1) Know how and when to evaluate for secondary causes of osteoporosis 2) Understand non-pharmacologic therapies to help manage osteoporosis 3) Understand the controversies regarding calcium therapy and vitamin D therapy for osteoporosis 4) Understand the safety, efficacy, and duration of therapies for treatment of osteoporosis including bisphosphonate holidays Aging Endocrine Function in Men: Diagnosing and Treating Hypogonadism in Men Objectives: 1) Understand what is a “low T” and the signs and symptoms of low testosterone and hypogonadism 2) Appreciate the problems associated with measuring testosterone in clinical practice 3) Know the means to replace testosterone, assess response to replacement and monitor safety of testosterone therapy in older men Disorders of Vitamin D and Calcium Metabolism Objectives: 1) Understand the definition of vitamin D deficiency 2) Know when to measure vitamin D metabolites and how to treat vitamin D deficiency 3) Understand the pathophysiologic basis for hypercalcemia and hypocalcemia and parathyroid disorders Common Thyroid Disorders in Office Practice Objectives: 1) Understand the signs and symptoms of hyperthyroidism and what testing the clinician should do 2) Understand the diagnosis and safe treatment of hypothyroidism 3) Appreciate how drugs can alter thyroid function tests and when treatment is needed Adrenal Hormones in Practice Objectives: 1) Review the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis; 2) Review effects of glucocorticoids on bone and carbohydrate metabolism and how to safely taper these drugs 3) Review the indications for aldosterone antagonists in cardiovascular disease Menopause: Pitfalls and Pearls Objectives: 1) Learn the pathophysiology and natural history of the menopausal transition; 2) Understand key long term findings from the Women’s Health Initiative; 3) Learn a practical approach for managing common menopausal symptoms Modern Management of Allergic Emergencies and Anaphylaxis Objectives: 1) Discuss the current, evidence-based management of patients with ACE-inhibitor induced angioedema 2) State the indications for, and appropriate dosing of, epinephrine in anaphylaxis 3) Discuss the use of antihistamines and corticosteroids in the treatment of patients with anaphylaxis Avoiding Pitfalls in Back Pain Emergencies Objectives: 1) Discuss pitfalls in the diagnosis of spinal epidural abscess 2) Discuss pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of select spinal cord compressive syndromes Clinical Pearls from the Recent Literature Objectives: 1) List pearls from the recent emergency medicine literature that pertain to common conditions encountered by the primary care physician 2) Discuss the incorporation of recent evidence into the diagnosis and management of primary care patients Drug Combinations That Can Kill Your Patients Objectives: 1) Discuss the pharmacology of commonly used medications in primary care Identify high-risk medication combinations that can result in deadly consequences 2) Discuss processes to ensure patient safety when prescribing medications at high-risk for adverse outcome Chest Pain Emergencies in the Primary Care Setting Objectives: 1) List the clinical signs and symptoms that increase the probability of acute coronary syndrome 2) Discuss the pearls and pitfalls in diagnosis and management of acute pericarditis 3) Discuss the pearls and pitfalls in diagnosis of patients with acute esophageal perforation Updates in Cardiac Arrest 2019 Objectives: 1) Identify the critical components of high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) 2) Discuss the utility of epinephrine in the management of patients with cardiac arrest 3) Discuss the pitfalls in supplemental oxygen and early endotracheal intubation in the patient with cardiac arrest Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.