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Apr 05 - 10, 2020 | USD $795 | Wailea, Hawaii
UCSF CME: Primary Care Medicine: Update 2020 is organized by The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Office of Continuing Medical Education. The session will be held from Apr 05 - 10, 2020 at Wailea Beach Resort - Marriott, Maui, Wailea, Hawaii, United States of America. Overview: The symposium is mainly intended for practicing internists, family practitioners, gynecologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and all other health professionals who are interested in providing high-quality primary care. This course is an opportunity to enhance competence and improve performance. It also focuses on the skills and strategies that are needed in daily office practice. The session bestows an in-depth analysis of challenging cases in preventive medicine, common problems in ambulatory care, a broad selection of chronic illnesses, and controversial topics in health policy. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 06 - 10, 2020 | CME 20 | USD $995 | Kauai, Hawaii
This conference has been CANCELLED. 2020 Primary Care Hawaii Conference-Caring for the Active and Athletic Patient is organized by CMX Travel and Meetings and will be held from Apr 06 - 10, 2020 at Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Kauai, Hawaii, United States of America. Intended Audience: The curriculum is directed to Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, PM&R and Orthopedics specialists as well as Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Physicians Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and others who want to earn Continuing Medical Education from leading physician experts who are outstanding speakers. Accreditation: This course will offer 20 hours of Category 1 CME Credit. Description: This conference will present very practical information that you can use in your practice. Topics will include common medical and musculoskeletal problems that affect patients who lead an active lifestyle. The focus will be on providing information that will help you diagnose and manage these conditions in the office; so that you can help your patients get moving again and improve their performance. In addition, various topics on healthy lifestyles and personal wellness will make this conference a valuable experience for everyone attending. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 08 - 10, 2020 | CME 14 | CAD $905 | Honolulu, Hawaii
Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine - Aloha BEEM 2020 is organized by Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine (BEEM). The session will be held from Apr 08 - 10, 2020 at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. CME Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine (BEEM) presents 14 hours of accredited CME content on: • BEEM BITs (all other emergencies) = 2 hours • Cardio-Resp Emergencies = 2 hours • Infections = 1 hour • Neuro/Stroke = 1 hour • Pediatrics = 3 hours • Trauma/Critical Care = 2 hours • LLSA Review = 2 hours • BEEM Jeopardy Review = 1 hour Authorized with the American Medical Association, The College of Family Physicians in Canada, and The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 14 - 18, 2020 | Honolulu, Hawaii
Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older Adults is organized by Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA). The session is held from Apr 14 - 18, 2020 at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 14 - 18, 2020 | CME 29.75 | USD $990 | Maui, Hawaii
This course has been CANCELLED. High Risk Emergency Medicine 2020 is organized by The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Office of Continuing Medical Education and will be held from Apr 14 - 18, 2020 at Wailea Beach Resort - Marriott, Maui, Maui, Hawaii, United States of America. Description: High Risk Emergency Medicine is a course designed to address those topics that, due to the risk of misdiagnosis or misadventure, produce the greatest anxiety and concern in the daily practice of emergency medicine. offered by the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, nationally renowned for emergency medical and trauma care, this conference will meet the needs of the practitioner who encounters a high-risk condition in their daily medical practice. This includes practicing emergency physicians as well as internists, family practitioners, and others who practice in an urgent care, high-risk, or emergency department setting. Objectives: The objectives of this conference are to improve competence in diagnosis, treatment, performance of procedures, and patient counseling for neurologic, oncologic, traumatic, cardiovascular, infectious, pediatric, respiratory, and toxicologic emergencies. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 15 - 18, 2020 | Honolulu, Hawaii
NEW! Spring 2020 Low Risk Neonatal Nurses Conference is organized by Academy of Neonatal Nursing (ANN) and will be held from Apr 15 - 18, 2020 at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 18 - 25, 2020 | CME 14 | USD $895 | Honolulu, Hawaii
Topics in Emergency Medicine, Pain Management, and Palliative Care is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Apr 18 - 25, 2020 at NCL'S Pride of America, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists Credits: • 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • 14 ACPE Credits • 14.0 Contact Hours • 10 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs Description: These set of lectures is designed to provide important updates in emergency medicine with a focus on anticoagulation and the management of venous thromboembolism as well as bleeding emergencies that may occur in patients on new oral anticoagulants as well as those that present with bleeding peri-procedure. In addition, the relationship between patient safety indicators and quality metrics are discussed both as a separate lecture but also as a theme throughout other lectures - for example, how to approach fluid resuscitation in the context of changing sepsis core measures. We will review the evolving role of the ED in the diagnosis of HIV and treatment of HIV related illnesses. In addition, a lecture on HCV considers a potential role for the ED in screening and linkage but also on the syndemics of HCV and other disease such as coronary artery disease and diabetes. The colocation of a burgeoning HCV epidemic in young people and the relationship to that epidemic and the ongoing opioid crisis is also discussed. Finally, a quality improvement approach will also be used to consider updated CDC guidelines for the management of STIs. Topics: • Sepsis Updates ○ Learn EBM supporting CMS Sep-1 Bundle and areas where data is still lacking to further guide therapy • Updates on patient quality, experience, safety and satisfaction ○ Survey of the quality landscape including reviews of patient safety indicators and important hospital metrics • Venous Thromboembolism ○ Diagnosis and treatment of VTE including DVT, SVT, and PE • HIV ○ Review of HIV ○ Management of HIV ○ Linkage to care and treatment strategies in patients with HIV • HCV ○ Extra hepatic manifestations of HCV ○ Linkage to care and treatment strategies in patients with HIV and HCV • Bleed Management ○ Review of non-traumatic and traumatic bleed management ○ Consideration of bleeding on anticoagulant medications • Management of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and other atraumatic GU pathology ○ Review of CDC guidelines for STI management ○ Review of common STIs ○ Review of other atraumatic GU emergencies • Opioid Conversions ○ Clinicians will be able to use an updated conversion table and switch opioids successfully in practice. ○ Clinicians will have a basic understanding of the concept of opioid utility. • Nalbuphine and buprenorphine ○ Clinicians will be able to clinically use nalbuphine and buprenorphine in clinically appropriate situations • Methadone and levorphanol ○ Clinicians will understand the pharmacology and the different dosing strategies of these two opioids • Opioids in combination with cannabis and with gabapentin ○ Clinicians will understand the strength of evidence and potential detriments to combining cannabis or gabapentin to opioid therapy. • The Balance of Chronic Opioid Therapy ○ Clinicians will be aware of the multitude of long-term detriments to opioid therapy • Palmitoylethanolamide as an Analgesic ○ Clinicians will be able to use palmitoylethanolamide as an analgesic • Difficult Pain Cases ○ Clinicians will be able to manage difficult pain phenotypes such as tenesmoid pain, ischemic extremity pain, choose the appropriate opioids in organ failure and manage chronic persistent opioid dependence. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 19 - 23, 2020 | CME 20 | USD $1195 | Maui, Hawaii
Internal Medicine for Primary Care: Bariatrics/Derm/Ortho/Pulm is organized by Medical Education Resources (MER) and will be held from Apr 19 - 23, 2020 at Wailea Beach Resort - Marriott, Maui, Maui, Hawaii, United States of America. Target Audience: This program is targeted to office-based primary care providers and other health professionals with updates in primary care medicine Accreditation: Physician Accreditation Medical Education Resources is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ABIM MOC Recognition Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 20 (part II) 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. American Academy of Family Physicians This Live activity, Internal Medicine for Primary Care, with a beginning date of April 19, 2020 has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. American Osteopathic Association These programs are approved for 20 hours in Category 2-A by the American Osteopathic Association. American College of Emergency Physicians This program is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 20 hours of ACEP Category I credit. Canadian Physicians The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) has a reciprocal credit agreement with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) for activities which offer Prescribed credit. CFPC members who complete these conferences may claim the equivalent number of MainproM1 credits. American Academy of Physician Assistants AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 20 hours of Category I credit for completing this program. Nursing Accreditation Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This CE activity provides 20 contact hours of continuing nursing education. This activity is designated for 7.0 ANCC pharmacotherapeutic contact hours. The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Certification Board recognizes and accepts continuing education (CE) contact hours from activities approved by AMA, ACCME, ANCC, AANP, AAFP and AACN. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12299, for 20 contact hours. Pharmacy Accreditation Medical Education Resources (MER) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. MER designates this continuing education activity for 20 contact hours (2.0 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Topics may Include: • Addiction Medicine • Allergy & Immunology • Bariatrics • Cardiology • Dermatology • Ear, Nose & Throat • Endocrinology • Emergency Medicine • Gastroenterology • Geriatrics • Gynecology • Infectious Diseases • Medicolegal • Men’s Urology • Neck & Spine • Nephrology • Neurology • Obstetrics • Oncology • Ophthalmology • Orthopedics • Pain • Palliative Care • Podiatry • Psychiatry • Pulmonology • Radiology • Rheumatology • Sports Medicine • Toxicology • Vascular Medicine Learning Objectives Upon completion of this program, participants should be better able to: • Discriminate the diagnostic principles and treatment options for dermatitis, as well as viral, and bacterial infections • Differentiate benign and malignant skin tumors and employ appropriate interoffice procedures • Discuss obesity treatment including both surgical and non-surgical options • Describe the approach to patient management after bariatric surgery • Describe the anatomy and function of the major joints including shoulder, ankle and knee joints • Describe how and when to utilize joint aspiration and injection for the shoulder, knee and other major joints • Design treatment strategies reflective of current evidence based medicine for asthma, COPD and common respiratory infections • Discuss systemic consequences and counseling strategies, as well as available treatment options for sleep apnea, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism • Perform a range of pulmonary diagnostics and be better prepared to handle pulmonary nodules and lung cancer
Apr 20, 2020 | CME 6 | USD $249.99 | Honolulu, Hawaii
Respiratory Distress: Assess and Respond with Skill and Confidence is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 20, 2020 at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort&Spa, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: RNs, RTs, NPs, and PAs from Medical-Surgical floors, Cardiology, Neurology, Critical Care, Emergency, Urgent Care, Skilled Nursing Facilities… Anyone desiring next level skills to proactively assess and intervene in the care of the patient experiencing respiratory distress! Course Description: Respiratory failure leads to respiratory distress, which leads to panic for both the patient and the clinical staff. You only have minutes to act, and failure to act can lead to poor patient outcomes. Learn the must have skills to confidently respond to your deteriorating patients. Have you ever been at a loss to explain your patient’s respiratory symptoms and what they mean? Are they typical of the patient’s chronic condition, or a sign of a new, acute stage or problem? Why is your patient’s diagnosis not supported by presenting symptoms or lab results? Could these be red flags of a rapidly deteriorating condition that needs your ability to intervene – and quickly. Having a deeper understanding of the cardio-pulmonary relationship can lead to more appropriate and timely treatments, which ultimately will drive better patient outcomes. Knowing whether respiratory failure is the result of an oxygen problem or a carbon dioxide problem is a critical piece. This intense training course will provide new clinical insights and critical thinking skills, so you won’t need to feel uncertain, scared or at risk anymore. You will leave with a clear algorithm for assessment, a means to dissect ventilation/perfusion inequalities, and a thorough knowledge of the best treatment modalities. Objectives: • Explain the types of ventilation/ perfusion inequalities and how to treat them. • Differentiate between lung-based vs cardiac-based disease. • Evaluate the presentation differences between obstructive and restrictive lung diseases. • Distinguish between shunt effect and dead-space effect. • Choose the type of assessment techniques that are best to learn quickly about the deteriorating patient’s condition. • Select the best treatment modalities to optimize outcomes for a patient in crisis.
Apr 23 - 24, 2020 | Contact Hours 12.6 | USD $439.99 | Honolulu, Hawaii
2-Day: The 2020 Cardiovascular Course: Conquer the Deteriorating Cardiac Patient is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Apr 23 - 24, 2020 at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort&Spa, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 12.6 contact hours / 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Physician Assistants from Medical-Surgical floors • Cardiology, Neurology, Critical Care, Emergency, Urgent Care, Skilled Nursing Facilities • Anyone desiring next level skills to proactively assess and intervene in the care of the patient experiencing a cardiac emergency! Description: Imagine you are taking care of your patient – anywhere – any department/floor in the hospital, a nursing home, surgical site or during a home health visit and suddenly grasp that an emergent cardiac situation is unfolding. Do you feel confident that you would know how to respond? When your patient is experiencing an acute myocardial infarction, heart failure exacerbation or a dissecting aneurysm, are you confident you can rapidly assess and intervene with the most current evidence-based interventions? What if your patient has an LVAD? Do you have the ability to deliver the care needed for this patient and troubleshoot the device? Join nationally-recognized cardiac clinical nurse specialist Cheryl Herrmann, RN, MS, APN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC-CMC as she explains complex concepts to advance your current skills and transform your own practice. You will analyze challenging case studies to recognize the borderline and abnormal findings that you may have previously missed. Whether you are a seasoned cardiac professional or noncardiac professional wanting to learn more about life threatening cardiac issues, you do not want to miss this workshop. It is guaranteed to provide you with new clinical insights and critical thinking skills, so you won’t need to feel uncertain, scared or at risk anymore! Objectives: • Analyze EKG changes associated with ischemia, injury and infarction patterns. • Evaluate current medical management for complicated STEMI and NSTEMI patients. • Distinguish between the features and best treatments for each heart block. • Identify common cardiac and pulmonary disorders using the chest x-ray. • Develop a systematic approach to chest x-ray interpretations. • Incorporate clinical pearls of EKG and CXR interpretation into daily practice. • Compare the treatment plans the different types of cardiomyopathy. • Implement new pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments for heart failure patients in your clinical setting. • Explain troubleshooting and emergency symptoms of aortic aneurysms. • Interpret the earliest signs and symptoms of aortic aneurysms. • Explore assessment cues and complications associated with endovascular stent grafts. • Analyze challenging case studies to recognize the borderline and abnormal patient findings that you may have previously missed.