Upcoming Medical Conferences in Atlanta
Jan 20 - 26, 2018 | CME 51.25 | USD $2375 | Neonatal and Perinatology
NeoPREP An Intensive Review and Update of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine is organized by American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and will be held during Jan 20 - 26, 2018 at The Westin Buckhead Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Perinatologists, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, or allied health professionals. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 51.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. NeoPREP is a 7-day intensive review of neonatal-perinatal medicine that emphasizes physiology and pathophysiology of neonatal conditions and the scientific basis for the clinical practice of neonatology. The course content is guided by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Neonatal-Perinatal Content Specifications Outline and is appropriate for individuals preparing for the ABP neonatal-perinatal subspecialty examination or the ABP Maintenance of Certification (MOC). NeoPREP emphasizes a learner-centered, educational approach featuring lectures, audience response question-and-answer sessions, case-based problem solving discussions, and mock-review question sessions. Master educators and Experts in neonatal medicine provide comprehensive coverage of neonatal-perinatal medicine and balanced views of the more controversial issues that support clinical care of neonates. A comprehensive electronic syllabus will be provided to each participant. Conference Objectives are : • Integrate knowledge of physiology, pathophysiology, and evidence-based treatments into the practice of neonatal-perinatal medicine • Diagnose and manage complex or difficult neonatal-perinatal cases through interactive case analysis • Discuss neonatal-perinatal practice issues through informal learning in group case-based discussion sessions, interaction with faculty, and networking opportunities with peers. Course Highlights : • Updated lectures guided by the revised 2016 ABP content specifications • Audience Response Sessions to keep learners engaged • Case-based interactive sessions that include calculations and visual diagnosis • Concurrent Breakout Sessions (so learners can choose sessions to enhance either Core Knowledge or Beyond the Boards Clinical Decision Making) • Access to faculty who are both master educators and leaders in neonatology.
Jan 26 - 27, 2018 | CME 12.00 | Free | Periodontics and Periodontology
Southern Academy of Periodontology (SAP) Winter Seminar is organized by Southern Academy of Periodontology (SAP) and will be held during Jan 26 - 27, 2018 at The Westin Buckhead Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Periodontologists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 CE Credits. Horizontal and Vertical Ridge Augmentation: New Perspectives: Vertical and horizontal augmentation presents one of the greatest challenges of bone regeneration in implant dentistry. Recent research on vertical and horizontal ridge augmentation as well as soft tissue reconstruction will be presented. Learning Objectives: • Understand the biology of the incorporation of the bone graft • Understand the surgical anatomy of the floor of the mouth • Learn the surgical principles of ridge augmentation surgery • Learn the surgical principles of the reconstruction of the vestibule and keratinized tissue after ridge augmentation AAP Insurance Seminar : Careful and accurate management of insurance claims is one of the most important services you can offer patients today. Timely submission, precision coding, and excellent communication with patients and third parties can impact the success of your practice. Staff responsible for the management of insurance claims and coding will benefit by attending this workshop to sharpen their skills and learn new ways to improve delivery of service to internal and external customers. The Insurance Workshop will be presented by the Third Party Specialist for the AAP. Also, as of January, 2008 the insurance workshops that are requested by state and regional periodontal societies can provide 3.5 CE credits to their group under the ADA CERP standards towards their practice management requirement, as long as the group is a certified CE provider. Learn: Differences between types of dental insurance to increase effective patient communication; To properly apply ADA new CDT-2018 codes, for more accurate coding submissions; To communicate with third parties to handle controversial coding issues; The basic structure of AMA codes and to recognize appropriate indications for submitting to medical; and information about ICD-10-CM coding. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 27 - 27, 2018 | CME 7.00 | USD $695 | Dentistry
Bone Grafting Training and Level I Guided Tissue Regeneration (GTR) is organized by Perio Institute and will be held on Jan 27, 2018 at Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Dentists and Periodontologists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7 CE hours. Bone Grafting Training and GTR will teach the differences between graft materials, as well as which materials to use when, where, and why. Using anatomical models, participants will practice the technique of grafting a socket with a damaged or missing facial plate. Participants will also learn how to treat the challenging maxillary posterior with osteotomes and a sinus bump. Simple flap designs and suturing techniques will increase the success of these surgeries and reduce the risk of complications. These procedures ultimately result in improved esthetics, simplified prosthetics and importantly, happy patients. Learning Objectives : • To distinguish between all the various types and brands of bone graft materials • To have a basic understanding of grafting fresh extraction sockets for ridge preservation • To have a basic understanding of grafting fresh extraction sockets for implant placement • An understanding for the need of membranes and which membrane to use where and why • To graft fresh extraction sockets with missing and / or fractured facial plates • How to do a socket bump (also known as the Summer’s Osteoetome Technique) • The value of certain flap designs and suture techniques • Post op instructions • How to identify and reduce the risk of complications and failures Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 26 - 28, 2018 | CME 26.00 | USD $475 | Medical Education | Internal Medicine and General Medicine
CME Resources 3 - Day Physician Assistant PANCE / PANRE Review Course is organized by ME Resources, Inc and will be held during Jan 26 - 28, 2018 at Atlanta Airport Marriott, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Physician Assistants. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 26 Credits. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 28 - 28, 2018 | CME 7.00 | USD $695 | Dentistry
Intermediate Bone Grafting Training and Level II Guided Tissue Regeneration (GTR) is organized by Perio Institute and will be held on Jan 28, 2018 at Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Dentists and Periodontologists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7 CE hours. Intermediate Bone Grafting Training with GTR will begin by reviewing the basics of bone grafting materials, membranes and the instrumentation required for successful regenerative procedures. The challenging deficient esthetic zone and the onlay, or horizontal bone graft, will be discussed and practiced on anatomical models. Two particularly important components of Intermediate Bone Grafting Training are lateral approach sinus elevation, which is necessary for implant placement in the area of a pneumatized sinus, as well as the mini implant option. Advanced flap designs, suturing techniques and grafting perio defects are also covered in this multifaceted experience. Learning Objectives : • To identify and treatment plan bone grafting cases for future implant placement • The advantages of onlay grafting with emphasis on recipient site preparation • How to diagnose and treat the atrophic maxillary posterior with the lateral approach sinus elevation • The importance of incision placement, flap design, closure and suture techniques • Which materials and techniques work best for periodontal defect grafting • When is a mini implant the right choice for the patient • Post op instructions • How to identify and reduce the risk of complications and failures Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 01 - 03, 2018 | USD $1800 | Cardiology | Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
Cardiometabolic Advanced Practice Module (APM) : Transforming the Assessment, Prevention, and Management of Chronic Metabolic and Cardiovascular Disorders is organized by Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) and would be held during Feb 01 - 03, 2018 at Loews Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event for Cardiologists. Conference Objectives are : • Applying expanded definitions and assessment techniques to detect and classify altered body composition for identification of patients with insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. • Improving patient outcomes by integrating analysis of new biomarkers linked to CVD risk factors. • Evaluating patient readiness for fitness programs and collaborating with patients to create easy-to-follow, effective exercise prescriptions. • Analyzing patient CVD risk factors using risk-calculation methods that expand upon the Framingham risk calculation approach. • Recognizing the role of stress in the development and progression of cardiovascular and metabolic disorders, and employing techniques to measure and mitigate the effects of stress. • Understand new concepts in the diagnosis and management of hypertension. • Applying advanced lipoprotein testing to broaden and improve the assessment of CVD risk and more sensitively guide lipid-modifying treatment plans. • Creating individual treatment plans using specific nutrients, phytonutrients, botanicals, pharmaceuticals, dietary plans, stress reduction techniques, and other lifestyle interventions to prevent or reverse the progression of CVD, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 02 - 03, 2018 | Free | Psychiatry
Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association (GPPA) Winter CME Meeting is organized by Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association (GPPA) and would be held during Feb 02 - 03, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia, United States Of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 02 - 04, 2018 | Free | Anesthesiology
Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists (GSA) Winter Forum is organized by Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists (GSA) and will be held during Feb 02 - 04, 2018 at Le Meridien Atlanta Perimeter, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 04 - 06, 2018 | USD $1800 | Rheumatology | Gastroenterology | Chronic Diseases | Immunology and Microbiolo...
Immune Advanced Practice Module (APM) - The Many Faces of Immune Dysregulation and Chronic Inflammation : Chronic Infections, Atopy and Autoimmune Disorders is organized by Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) and would be held during Feb 04 - 06, 2018 at Loews Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event for immunologists, gastroenterologists, Microbiologists and Rheumatologists. This course will focus on chronic inflammation, systemic influences on the immune system, and the consequent dysfunction that may ensue. The Immune APM will supply you with an in-depth understanding of underlying immune mechanisms and enable you to develop effective interventions even in the absence of a conventional diagnosis. Conference Objectives are : • Broadly understand the physiology and pathophysiology associated with inflammation and immune dysregulation and their associations with systemic disease. • Elicit and recognize important history and physical exam findings associated with immune dysregulation and inflammation. • Evaluate and recognize patterns associated with underlying antecedents,triggers, and mediators involved in immune dysfunction and inflammation. • Learn how to evaluate the most useful and reliable laboratory tests associated with immune dysfunction and inflammation. • Develop and organize individual treatment protocols that include dietary changes, lifestyle modifications, and nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, and botanical treatments. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 04 - 06, 2018 | USD $2000 | Radiology
International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) Workshop on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Placenta is organized by International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and will be held during Feb 04 - 06, 2018 at Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Researchers and clinicians interested in : placental development, structure, and function; the development of in vivo MR imaging methods for improved assessment of placental health; and the role of non-invasive imaging in understanding placental biology and affecting clinical practice. Conference Description : This workshop will focus on MRI methods for characterizing placental structure, function, and pathology throughout gestation. Participants will include MR spectroscopists and imagers, clinicians, biomedical engineers, and basic scientists from a broad cross-section of scientific disciplines. There will be featured sessions dedicated to MR imaging technology and work on both animal model systems and clinical applications. Presentations will include invited talks, selected poster presentations, and a traditional poster session. These presentations will describe the current state-of-the-art methods in placental imaging and will highlight the unique challenges associated with imaging this organ. Sessions will be structured to promote interaction and facilitate discussion between workshop participants. Conference Objectives are : Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to : • Review anatomical and physiological properties of the placenta, their changes throughout gestation, and commonalities and differences in placental structure/function between humans and animal model systems; • Summarize current clinical techniques for non-invasive monitoring of placental physiology and function; • Identify biological processes associated with placental function that can be characterized by MRI, including blood flow, metabolism, and transport; • Describe MR hardware, pulse-sequence design, and data analysis strategies for placental imaging; • Explain the factors governing safety for placental MRI studies; and • Discuss future directions for MR imaging of placenta. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.