Upcoming Medical Conferences in HawaiiSearch Criteria : United States of America
Internal Medicine for Primary Care: Endo/Gastro/ID/Psych is organized by Medical Education Resources (MER) and will be held during Jun 24 - 28, 2018 at Aulani, Kapolei, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is office-based primary care providers and other health professionals with updates in primary care medicine. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Learning Objectives : - Upon completion of this program, participants should be better able to: • Diagnose and tailor treatment strategies for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes • Review the diagnostic criteria and therapeutic approaches to osteoporosis and other calcium related disorders • Accurately diagnose and treat (pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic) substance abuse, anxiety disorders, as well as bipolar disorders and ADHD in adults • Identify at risk patients, institute diagnostic criteria, and manage lower GI bleeding • Explain the diagnosis of IBD and discuss cost-effective treatment options • Determine crucial facts from liver tests and what steps should then be taken • Diagnose, and direct the management of, patients with swallowing disorders • Diagnose and manage important infectious disease syndromes in a range of organbased systems (CNS and skin and soft-tissue) • Identify updates for tuberculosis • Describe important strategies for the evaluation of infections in immunocompromised hosts Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 30 - Jul 06, 2018 | CME 22.50 | USD $955 | Pediatrics
Pediatric in the Islands Clinical Pearls 2018 by Children's Hospital Los Angeles Medical Group and will be held during Jun 30 - Jul 06, 2018 at Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, Maui, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is pediatrician, family physician or other health professionals who care for infants, children, and adolescents and are interested in enhancing your understanding of and developing solutions for the clinical issues you encounter in your daily practice. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Conference Description : Our conference will provide a comprehensive review of selected topics in pediatrics for pediatricians, family practitioners, and other healthcare professionals who care for infants, children, and adolescents. Our outstanding faculty - all nationally recognized in their respective specialty areas - will present current clinical challenges and recent advances in selected pediatric subspecialty areas: dermatology, infectious diseases, urology, rheumatology and orthopedic surgery & sports medicine. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
UCSF CME Essentials of Women's Health: An Integrated Approach to Primary Care and Office Gynecology 2018 is organized by The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Office of Continuing Medical Education and will be held from Jul 01 - 06, 2018 at Hapuna Beach Resort, Waimea, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Overview : Increasing appreciation of the unique needs of women patients and women's health care providers has created a need for innovative educational programs on women's health. This program, designed for family physicians, internists, gynecologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and all others involved in providing quality health care for women, will provide a practical update on a full range of common but controversial issues in women's health. The course will serve to enhance the skills of those already working in women's health as well as help develop new skills for those expanding their work to include more primary care and office gynecology. Developed and taught by UCSF faculty in both general internal medicine and obstetrics and gynecology, the course will present an integrated approach to women's health. Emphasis will be placed on new developments in preventive care and cardiovascular risk factors in women, issues in reproductive health, and clinical strategies in the diagnosis and treatment of common gynecologic complaints and common medical problems of women. Special emphasis will be placed on office skills needed for modern day practice including enhanced skills in physical examination, patient counseling, common office procedures, assessment of new medical technologies and therapeutics, clinical nutrition, and reading the medical literature. The course will use interactive lectures, clinical vignettes, hands-on workshops, small group discussions, audience response, and questions and answers. A detailed syllabus will be provided. Conference Objectives : The purpose of this course is to increase competence and improve clinician practice in women’s health. We specifically anticipate improvements in skills and strategies to: • Implement new guidelines in office-based preventive medicine for prevention and early detection of cancer with clinical exam, Pap tests, genetic testing, and diagnostic imaging • Implement new guidelines for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular risk factors in • Diagnose and treat common problems in women's health including abnormal uterine bleeding, pelvic pain, incontinence, menopause, hypertension, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, atrial fibrillation, venous thromboembolism, hepatitis C, infertility, breast lumps, and breast cancer • Recognize and treat common lesions of the vagina, vulva, and cervix • Facilitate counseling and informed decision-making in preconception counseling, contraception, and abortion • Perform common office procedures in gynecology and contraceptive technology • Counsel patients about dietary change, exercise, vitamins, and supplements • Conduct evidence-based preoperative assessment • Understand new developments in inpatient care that impact women’s health • Effectively prescribe new diagnostic tests and new medications • Increase quality and decrease costs in medical practice • Become the best medical teacher you can be. Prices : Physician Rate: USD 895.0 Nurse, Allied Health Professional, Physician Trainee Rate: USD 745.0 Speakers: Robert B. Baron, MD, MS Time: 4:00 pm to 9:20 am
Internal Medicine for Primary Care: Cardio/Geri/Ortho/Pulm is organized by Medical Education Resources (MER) and will be held from Jul 08 - 12, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is office-based primary care providers and other health professionals with updates in primary care medicine. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference objectives are: • Describe current diagnostic approaches to hypertension, congestive heart failure, and CAD • Implement treatment strategies reflective of current evidence-based medicine for hypertension, congestive heart failure, and CAD • Identify the pathophysiology and diagnostic approach to asthma, COPD and common respiratory infections • Design treatment strategies reflective of current evidence-based medicine for asthma, COPD and common respiratory infections • Describe the anatomy and function of the shoulder, knee, hip, and ankle joints • Determine the basics and common pitfalls of orthopedic x-ray interpretation and exercise prescriptions in the primary care office • Utilize a comprehensive geriatric assessment to identify potential issues • Discuss the etiologies, differential diagnosis, and treatment approaches to depression in the elderly • Assess and manage vascular, and urologic disorders Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 09 - 13, 2018 | CME 20.00 | Emergency Medicine
Topics in Emergency Medicine is organized by Northwest Seminars and will be held during Jul 09 - 13, 2018 at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event basically is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and all other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the specialty or are impacted by it. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Course Description : The practitioner of emergency medicine must possess evidence-based scientific background for competent clinical practice; maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the specialty and all additional related disciplines; maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures; manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in providing consistent care in all settings in which emergency care is provided; serve as an expert in matters involving quality, safe and equitable health care delivery and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon professional expertise. Presentations are designed to facilitate the acquisition of cognitive and technical skills as defined through evidenced-based data translated to best practice standards by the pertinent governmental and professional organizations including the American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Surgeons and the Emergency Nurses Association and abilities in one or more of the disciplines vital to the practicing professional. Objectives : At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to: • Apply the pertinent physical and behavioral sciences as they impact and are affected by the planning, delivery, and monitoring of services inherent in the professions • Explain the selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, contraindications and precautions of drugs based on their chemical and pharmacologic properties • Outline comprehensive patient management plans for the special patient population discussed • Apply the principles of safety and asepsis in the performance of all aspects of patient care regardless of the clinical environment in which the practice resides • Incorporate the published tenets of pertinent, recognized external organizations, institutions, and professional groups defining medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, and healthcare management standards.
Jul 11 - 14, 2018 | CME 18.00 | Obstetrics and Gynecology
Big Island, Hawaii
19th Annual Summer Conference on Women's Health is organized by Symposia Medicus and will be held from Jul 11 - 14, 2018 at The Fairmont Orchid, San Diego, California, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Obstetrics and Gynecologists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description : This Conference is designed to provide the most current clinical information about the care of the female patient to OB/GYN, family physicians, nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, PAs, nurses and all other healthcare professionals involved with the care of women. The goal of this conference is to increase 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 from 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. Conference Objectives are: As a result of participating in this conference, you should have increased knowledge and enhanced competence to: • Describe an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis of infertility • Evaluate treatments for cardiovascular disease including prevention, risk factor management, and symptom management strategies • Recognize usual and unusual presentations of hyperthyroidism • Provide counseling and discuss treatment options for female sexual dysfunction patients • Discuss factors that increase the risk of developing breast cancer
Jul 12 - 17, 2018 | CME 25.00 | USD $1300 | Alternative Medicine
Pacific Region Indigenous Doctors Congress (PRIDoC) 2018 is organized by Pacific Rim Concepts LLC and will be held from Jul 12 - 17, 2018 at University of Hawaii at Hilo, Hilo, Hawaii, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 25.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description: PRIDoC is an indigenous space for indigenous physicians and students, researchers and health professionals from across the Pacific to gather around shared issues of well-being among the many indigenous communities throughout and around the Pacific. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 16 - 20, 2018 | CME 24.25 | USD $1250 | Radiology
Mayo Clinic Diagnostic Imaging Update and Self-Assessment is organized by Mayo Clinic and will be held during Jul 16 - 20, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is designed to provide practicing radiologists, residents and fellows-in-training with a review of state-of-the-art imaging techniques. Credit : In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs) : Application for SAM credit is being processed. This activity should meet the criteria for American Board of Radiology self-assessment credit toward fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program. 23.75 SAM credit hours (19 Self-Assessment Modules, worth 1.25 SAM credits each), will likely be available for this activity after approval under Mayo Clinic School of Continuing Medical Education's ABR deemed status when the processing is completed. This conference is a postgraduate course designed to provide practicing radiologists, residents and fellows-in-training with a review of state-of-the-art imaging techniques. 'Focused days' (abdominal, bone, neuro) will be offered in response to prior participants' requests. Some of the presentations will be case-based and include audience participation. Self-assessment modules (SAMs), required by the American Board of Radiology for maintenance of board certification, will be offered. Learning Objectives : Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to: • Review genitourinary infections in a case-based format • Present an overview of male breast disease • Discuss MRI imaging of the knee • Review common incidental osseous and soft tissue lesions at CT and MRI • Define borderline resectable adenocarcinoma of the pancreas • Discuss the management of thyroid nodules based on imaging features • Explore the most common and pertinent imaging findings at CT urography • Review imaging of the facial nerve (regional approach) Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
2018 Pan Pacific Lymphoma Conference is organized by University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and will be held from Jul 16 - 20, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, Maui, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is oncologists, hematologists, pathologists, clinical scientists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and pharmacists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 29 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Objectives are : • Evaluate results of clinical trials with current and emerging agents and regimens to develop evidence-based clinical management strategies in patients with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) • Formulate evidence-based management strategies for the optimal management of patients with lymphoma, leukemia, and myeloma, inclusive of multi-modality therapies and maintenance-based regimens • Analyze underlying molecular and cytogenetic abnormalities contributing to hematologic malignancies and their impact on diagnosis, prognosis, and therapeutic approaches • Evaluate the optimal patient selection, timing, and regimen for stem cell transplant and chimeric antigen receptor (CAR-T) cell therapy for patients with lymphoma • Personalize the treatment of hematologic malignancies based upon patient and disease-specific characteristics, and manage treatment-related adverse effect appropriately • Provide accurate and appropriate counsel as part of the treatment plan • Review factors that impact patient selection, availability and enrollment into clinical trials examining novel agents under investigation in patients with lymphoma, leukemia, and myeloma Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 22 - 26, 2018 | CME 14.00 | USD $849 | Orthopedic Surgery
2018 Update in Orthopaedic Surgery Conference is organized by CMX Travel and Meetings and will be held from Jul 22 - 26, 2018 at Grand Wailea Resort, Maui, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Orthopaedic Surgeons, Registered Nurses, Physician Assistants and other Allied Healthcare workers who have an interest in Orthopaedics. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. This program is being developed for Orthopaedic Surgeons, Registered Nurses, Physician Assistants and other Allied Healthcare workers who have an interest in Orthopaedics. Jointly sponsored by the Hawaii Consortium for Continuing Medical Education, a joint venture between the Hawaii Medical Association and the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai`i, and the Kaiser Hawaii Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. We invite you, your colleagues, family, and guests to join us in Hawaii! Course Objectives: Upon completion of this conference, participants should be able to: • Discuss the current pros and cons of current health care legislation nationally and regionally. • To review the various arthroscopic techniques for shoulder and hip pathology. • Understand and improve the individual use of the electronic medical record. • Review current concepts in orthopedic trauma. • Discuss current concepts in total joint replacement. Time: 15:00 to 11:00 Price: Kaiser Permanente Physicians: USD 625, Physicians Fees: USD 725, Hawaii Medical Foundation Physicians: USD 375, Hawaii Orthopaedic Association Physicians: USD 375, Non-Physician Fees: USD 475, Students/Residents: USD 399 Speakers: Jerry W. Van Meter, MD, Tad Funahashi, MD, Robert S. Namba, MD, Vivek Mohan, MD, William Bugbee, MD, Michael Githens, MD, Thomas Grogan, MD, Conor P. Kleweno, MD, Kanu Okike, MD, Benjamin Ma, MD, Richard K.N. Ryu, MD, Eugene A. Toney, MD Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.