Upcoming Medical Conferences in HonoluluSearch Criteria : United States of America Honolulu
Dec 17 - 18, 2018 | CME 14.50 | USD $369 | Honolulu, Hawaii
2-Day: 2018 Geriatric Conference is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Dec 17 - 18, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse, Specialists, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Social Workers. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14.6 contact hours. Course Description: No matter your specialty, you MUST know how to address the unique concerns of the older adults under your care. Geriatrics is a field in and of itself, but many of us haven't had extensive training on the nuances and complexities that make treatment challenging. In this comprehensive program, geriatric expert, Steven Atkinson, will guide you through the normal and abnormal changes of the aging mind and body, providing you with the knowledge that will improve the care you provide. Steven is passionate about his work and looks forward to sharing his expertise with you. Leave with practical and insightful tips and tools you can use the next day! • Identify complications and respond more appropriately • Confidently and effectively communicate with patients and their families • Provide safer and more effective care Get Management Strategies and More for: • Alzheimer's Disease & Dementias • Pain Management. • Geriatric Pharmacology. • Geriatric Emergencies. • Managing Challenging Behaviors. • Caregiver Stress & Burnout. Course Objectives: Day One: Session 1: • Differentiating Dementias. • Identify the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. • List appropriate diagnostic tests to achieve accurate diagnosis. • Devise interventions that are effective and promote positive communication between staff, family & the older adult. Session 2: • Geriatric Pharmacology: Tools for the Healthcare Professional. • Apply techniques and identify strategies to avoid adverse drug events and drug disease interactions. • Develop individualized monitoring plans for geriatric patients through the evaluation of high risk medications. • Identify at least three new guideline recommendations related to geriatric pharmacology. Session 3: • Pain Management in the Elderly • Implement controlled substance/pain management contracts into practice. • Recognize symptoms of controlled substance and alcohol misuse and abuse. • Describe best practice methods for prescribing in the geriatric population. Day Two: Session 1: • Managing Geriatric Behaviors: Wandering, Aggression, Malnutrition and More • Review strategies to diminish the occurrence of behavioral problems in individuals with dementia. • Discuss behavioral and environmental techniques to diminish challenging behavioral problems. • Identify how cognitive impairment in older individuals is affected by environment, caregiver • schedules, and responses to the behaviors. Session 2: • Geriatric Emergencies • Develop strategies to identify abuse and neglect. • Distinguish etiologic and pathologic factors associated with neurological, orthopedic, abdominal, cardiovascular & pulmonary emergencies. • Discuss the atypical presentation of the elderly and how to effectively manage comorbidities. Session 3: • Top Ten Medications to Avoid in the Geriatric Patient • Discuss how to apply age-sensitive principles for medication dosing and management to clinical scenarios. • List key questions useful for identifying and managing polypharmacy in older adults. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Primary Care and Women's Health Key Topics and Core Strategies Cruise Conference by University at Sea
Jan 12 - 19, 2019 | CME 14.00 | USD $895 | Honolulu, Hawaii
Primary Care and Women's Health Key Topics and Core Strategies Cruise Conference is organized by University at Sea and will be held from Jan 12 - 19, 2019 at 7-Night Hawaii Cruise Conference Round-trip, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Topics: • Hormonal Alternatives in Managing Menopause: 2015 Guidelines from The North American Menopause Society. • Treating and Screening for STD’s: Current CDC Guidelines • Managing Abnormal Pap Smears: 2015 Guidelines from ASCCP • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Newer Terminology and Management • Update on Hormonal Contraception • Communicating with Patients: Medical Writing, Health Literacy, Medical Websites and More • Medications and Pregnancy-an Overview of Current Useage • Case studies in thyroid disorders • Screening for Coronary and Vascular Disease Conference Objectives: • Discuss with patients the elements of the healthiest diet • Learn to sell exercise as a "drug" to help patients live longer • Determine when to institute thyroid replacement • Assess and manage thyroid nodules • Assess patients using global assessment tools to decide who will benefit from aggressive primary or secondary prevention • Describe the types of heart murmurs that are pathological • Describe when to order a prolactin level and how to prescribe testosterone • Describe five techniques to reduce medical errors • Apply current techniques of endometrial ablation as a viable alternative to hysterectomy • Utilize an evidence-based algorithmic approach for managing abnormal PAP smears • Utilize current CDC guidelines in managing STDs • Evaluate various contraceptive options to provide contraceptive counseling on an individual basis • Identify drugs to avoid, drugs to use, and drugs to consider in pregnancy • Apply current hormone therapy guidelines to menopausal patients on an individual basis • Assess and utilize objective health information from a range of internet sources Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 25 - 26, 2019 | CME 11.00 | USD $350 | Honolulu, Hawaii
6th Cross-Cultural Health Care Conference is organized by John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) University of Hawaii at Manoa and will be held from Jan 25 - 26, 2019 at Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11 Credits. The 2019 theme is Collaborative and Multidisciplinary Interventions. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 25 - 27, 2019 | CME 15.00 | USD $395 | Honolulu, Hawaii
Clinical Updates in Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Hawaii 2019 is organized by John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) University of Hawaii at Manoa and will be held from Jan 25 - 27, 2019 at The Modern Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Practicing Gastroenterologists, Endoscopists, Surgeons, Fellows, Primary Care Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, GI Nurses, and Techs. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description: This course focuses on state-of-the-art topics in gastroenterology, hepatology, GI imaging, and endoscopic procedures including hands-on demonstrations of endoscopic stent placement, feeding tube placement, Barrett’s ablation and mucosalresection and other advanced techniques. The course targets Gastroenterology practitioners, GI endoscopists, GI fellows, GI mid-level providers and GI surgeons.There will also be a dedicated session (including hands-on experiences) specifically for GI nurses and technicians. Difficult clinical problems and the roles of new techniques will be covered using lectures, video, and hands-on demonstrations. The faculty members are nationally recognized experts in their respective fields in gastroenterology, hepatology and endoscopy. This course is sponsored by the University of Hawaii and University of Utah Health Divisions of Gastroenterology. It includes invited renown experts in a collegial personal atmosphere that encourages one on one interaction and unique hands-on and video educational experiences. Educational Objectives: • I will apply the most up to date guidelines and expert recommendations on endoscopic procedures and clinic management of gastrointestinal and hepatology patients. • I will use the hands on training learned at the course including advanced endoscopic procedures and techniques and apply them in my practice. • I will be able to understand the pathophysiology of common inflammatory diseases of the GI tract and liver and apply state of the art treatments for those patients.
Feb 06 - 08, 2019 | USD $1360 | Honolulu, Hawaii
International Stroke Conference (ISC) 2019 is organized by American Heart Association (AHA) and will be held from Feb 06 - 08, 2019 at Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. Nursing Symposium & Pre-Con Symposia: Feb 05, 2019 Conference Description: This conference is the world’s premier meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of cerebrovascular disease. From forming multiple, life-long collaborations with the best minds in the profession to hearing the very latest big trial results to the exceptional education and science, if you are involved in the stroke medical profession, ISC is essential to your career. Clinical Sessions focus on community risk factors; emergency care; acute neuroimaging; acute endovascular and acute nonendovascular treatment; diagnosis of stroke aetiology; cerebral large artery disease; in-hospital treatment; clinical rehabilitation and recovery; and health services, quality improvement, and patient-centered outcomes. Basic Science Sessions focus on vascular biology in health and disease; basic and preclinical neuroscience of stroke recovery; and experimental mechanisms and models. Further specialized topics include pediatric stroke; intracerebral haemorrhage; nursing; preventive strategies; vascular cognitive impairment; aneurysms; subarachnoid haemorrhage; neurocritical care; vascular malformations; and ongoing clinical trials. Conference Objectives: At the conclusion of the International Stroke Conference, participants should be able to: • Identify recent advances in basic models of stroke and their translation to clinical research. • Evaluate recent advances in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of cerebrovascular disease. • Analyze new and ongoing advances in clinical research through late-breaking science and ongoing clinical trials sessions. • Discuss new research, treatments and interventions with scientists and investigators working in all areas of cerebrovascular disease. • Interpret the rapidly changing areas within the stroke spectrum such as emerging options for the diagnosis and treatment of acute stroke, mechanisms of stroke recovery, and the impact of vascular cognitive impairment. • Appraise the diverse challenges presented by the cerebrovascular disease to specific populations, including ethnic and racial minorities, women, children, and developing communities. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 16 - 19, 2019 | CME 22.75 | USD $825 | Honolulu, Hawaii
UCSF CME: Pacific Rim Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Update is organized by The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Office of Continuing Medical Education and will be held from Feb 16 - 19, 2019 at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort and Spa, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is practicing otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons, facial plastic surgeons, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, dermatologic surgeons, advanced health professionals, and nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. With improved understanding of pathophysiology and disease mechanisms and with technological advancements, the approaches to head and neck surgical disorders and head and neck surgery techniques continue to evolve at a rapid pace. The goal of this course is to provide an update on contemporary head and neck surgery and to foster educational interaction between practitioners from the Pacific Rim and beyond. A distinguished faculty will provide lectures and roundtable discussions. Ample time for questions and interaction with the faculty is planned. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own cases for discussion. Objectives: An attendee completing this course should be able to discuss and, as appropriate, apply: • The evidence and rational behind oropharynx carcinoma surgery • Updated indications for maxillomandibular fixation • Current options for the management of nasal reconstruction • Various applications of web page design • Factors in the management of pediatric rhinosinusitis • Value-based care • Current concepts on the management of sleep apnea • Contemporary management of unilateral vocal cord paralysis • An introduction to hypoglossal nerve stimulation for obstructive sleep apnea Time: 07:00 to 12:30 Prices: MD/DO: USD 825.0, Advanced Health Professionals: USD 725.0, Residents/Fellows: USD 725.0 NOTE: Onsite registration closes at 3PM on Tuesday 2/12/19 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 17 - 21, 2019 | CME 27.00 | USD $990 | Honolulu, Hawaii
UCSF CME: High Risk Emergency Medicine Hawaii is organized by The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Office of Continuing Medical Education and will be held from Feb 17 - 21, 2019 at 'Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 27 hours of CME Credits. Overview: High Risk Emergency Medicine Hawaii 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. Pre-conference: Pediatric Emergencies Bootcamp will be held on Feb 16, 2019 Pre-conference Overview: For the first time this year, we will be offering a one-day course focusing specifically on high-risk pediatric emergency medicine (PEM). The morning session will include presentations on several anxiety-provoking topics, with each presentation to be followed by small group case discussions led by our PEM experts. The afternoon will consist of workshops whereby participants will rotate through 8 hands-on stations focused on pediatric airway, access, and other procedures. Here, participants will be able to practice managing difficult airways, placing pigtail catheters, obtaining ultrasound-guided intravenous access on infants and children, and performing procedures in special pediatric populations, such as replacing gastrostomy buttons and managing tracheostomies.
Feb 20 - 24, 2019 | Honolulu, Hawaii
The American College of Psychiatrists (ACP) Annual Meeting 2019 is organized by The American College of Psychiatrists (ACP) and will be held from Feb 20 - 24, 2019 at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 24 - 28, 2019 | CME 20.00 | USD $1195 | Honolulu, Hawaii
Internal Medicine for Primary Care: Bariatrics/Gastro/Geri/Pain is organized by Medical Education Resources (MER) and will be held from Feb 24 - 28, 2019 at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort and Spa, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, 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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this program, participants should be better able to: • Discuss obesity treatment including both surgical and non-surgical options • Describe the approach to patient management after bariatric surgery • Describe medications, manual therapies, injections as well as psychological and other approaches to pain management • List strategies treat addiction in the primary care setting • Identify at risk patients, institute diagnostic criteria, and manage fatty liver disease • List current diagnostic principles and treatment strategies for hepatitis B and lower GI bleeding • Evaluate the efficacy of treatment options for IBS • 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.
Mar 06 - 08, 2019 | CME 19.00 | Honolulu, Hawaii
Certificate Course in Wound Care: Intensive 3-Day Boot Camp with Hands-on Simulation is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Mar 06 - 08, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Physical Therapists, Nurse Practitioners.This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 19 Contact Hours. Course Description: Wound care is a specialty for a reason. Correct etiology assignment, diagnostics, treatment, and referrals are essential pieces of knowledge in the successful management of wounds. Kim Saunders will break down the latest information coming out of practice guidelines and research for you during this intense 3-day training opportunity. Your practice will be elevated as you incorporate the current best practice standards into patient care. The hands-on sessions simulate clinical competencies to address the evolving challenges of wound care. You will have the time to critically think through patient scenarios to determine what went right… and what went wrong. In this safe learning environment, you can feel comfortable asking questions of a national wound care expert. We guarantee that you will leave with countless new skills to improve your assessment, documentation, and treatment of wounds. Three days of intense learning about the complexities of wound care will transform the way you provide care, increase your confidence and eliminate your fears. Don't delay… register today before this class hits capacity and the opportunity to earn your certificate in wound care is gone! Learner Objectives: • Determine arterial insufficiency via bedside ABI. • Match wound presentation with the best wound product. • Develop wound dressing change orders based on 4 questions. • Determine the etiology of a wound via clinical assessment. • Anticipate expected work-up per wound etiology. • Demonstrate accurate measurement & documentation of wounds, tunneling, and undermining. • Differentiate between product types, based upon: indications, implementation and precautions. • Determine type of debridement per clinical presentation. • Demonstrate compression level/product based on ABIs. • Identify systemic assessment needed in diabetic ulcers. • Analyze standard of practice protocols in treating diabetic wounds. • Explain the most challenging problems seen in the diabetic foot. • Discuss clinical pearls with various wound bed presentations. • Identify GI & GU pathophysiology with associated surgical diversions. • Demonstrate differences in flat, convexity, high-output, & closed-end pouches. • Differentiate between pseudostoma & fistula management. • Practice pouching options with EC fistulas & tube sites. • Evaluate risk factors of neuropathic ulcers.