Upcoming Medical Conferences in HonoluluSearch Criteria : United States of America Honolulu
Apr 02 - 05, 2019 | CME 21.50 | USD $1075 | Honolulu, Hawaii
American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) SCI Summit Annual Scientific Meeting is organized by American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) and will be held from Apr 02 - 05, 2019 at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. Target Audience: ASIA’s Annual Scientific Meeting includes healthcare professionals representing a variety of specialties involved in the management of spinal cord injury/disorder (SCI/D). Professionals attending include, but are not limited to: physicians, basic scientists and clinical researchers, physician assistants, psychologists, social workers, rehabilitation counselors, OT, OTA, PT, PTA, as well as residents, fellows, and students from various professions. Accreditation: 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ for physicians 21.5 contact hours for nurses 19 hours of continuing education for Psychologists 19 continuing education contact hours for social workers Conference Learning Objectives: Upon completion of the ASIA 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting, participants will be able to: • Explain to multidisciplinary clinicians who treat individuals with spinal cord injuries and their families regarding the most effective treatment methods. • Discuss cutting edge treatments, as they apply to the entire treatment team, for individuals with spinal cord injury. • Discuss state-of-the-art approaches to improving patient care and outcomes through the presentation and discussion of advances in research, medicine, and care and the impact they have on the rehabilitation patient and their support systems. • Explain how to incorporate evidence-based research outcomes into the care of patients and their families. • Discuss with other clinicians and researchers from other disciplines in order to better describe more comprehensive and effective treatment. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 06 - 13, 2019 | CE 14.00 | USD $995 | Honolulu, Hawaii
Dental Treatment Planning and Sequencing; The Keys to Predictable, Profitable Dentistry is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Apr 06 - 13, 2019 at Pride of America, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Dentists, Dental Staff. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14 CE Credits. Program Purpose: Many of our patients desire the creation of a beautiful smile. As dentists it is our responsibility to make beautiful teeth a part of a comprehensive plan that will create a completely healthy mouth. This involves the diagnosis and elimination of any functional or biologic disease process that could cause breakdown of any part of the stomatognathic system. While there are many aspects to this, one key is understanding how the entire system works, especially how the anterior teeth fit into their functional matrix. Changing the size and shape of the anterior teeth has major functional consequences that relate directly to their long term success. Violating key biologic and functional principles will lead to eventual failure. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 10, 2019 | CME 6.30 | USD $219.99 | Honolulu, Hawaii
Stress Reduction Strategies for Nurses: Revitalize Your Practice is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 10, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort&Spa, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Target Audience: • Nurse • Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Nurse Educators Course Description: Plan to join Sara Lefkowitz for this revitalizing workshop. Sara really understands nurses and the complexities of working in the healthcare environment. She has synthesized materials from important thought leaders in the fields of stress reduction, compassion and nursing to present to you powerful and useful tools to incorporate into your nursing practice. Multiple demands, fast pace, change and complex situations are common in healthcare environments. This leads nurses to experience the acute and chronic effects of stress. During the stress reaction, the body is flooded with stress hormones. Sara will demonstrate exercises to calm the nervous system. The goal is to develop mindful RESPONSES to stressful events in place of harmful stress REACTIVITY. Mindful responses to stress will help you stay balanced and focused in the midst of a busy day and increase the effectiveness of your nursing practice. Nurses work with people in crisis. We can become distressed and overwhelmed by other people's trauma and illness. This contributes to burnout and compassion fatigue. Sara will teach you techniques to develop emotional boundaries and to work successfully with difficult emotions. Patients and colleagues want to feel seen and heard. The skillful choice of words and good listening can turn potential conflict into collaboration. Learn effective mindful communication techniques. Objectives: • Apply stress reduction strategies in your professional and personal life. • Explain the components that contribute to burnout. • Practice in-the-moment stress relief techniques including Four Square Breathing, Mindful Check–In and STOP. • Differentiate between toxic and healthy workplace environments. • Apply mindful communication techniques to patient care scenarios. • valuate new techniques to process difficult emotions. • Create a realistic self-care plan. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 12, 2019 | CME 6.30 | USD $219.99 | Honolulu, Hawaii
Cardiac and Respiratory Complexities: Quickly Differentiate to Take Rapid Action is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 12, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort&Spa, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists Course Description: You are assessing the patient who just returned from endoscopy following a foreign body removal. The patient is complaining of his throat itching. On assessment, his vital signs are normal, but he appears anxious. Is this normal following the procedure? Do you put him on a cardiac monitor? Should you call a rapid response? We have all been faced with the clinical dilemma when our patient has rapidly progressing dyspnea, tachypnea, fever, cough, and chest pain. What is happening? Distinguishing between heart failure, pneumonia, and ARDS can be difficult. Did you know that COPD could mask a pulmonary embolism? When your patient is wheezing, do you make the assumption it is asthma? Or could the presentation be caused by heart failure or an allergic reaction? Attending this conference will provide you with the confidence to recognize early and identify appropriate interventions to prevent further deterioration. We will discuss when non-invasive ventilation devices should - and should not - be used. If you are still struggling with blood gases, don't let blood gases intimidate you! Learn quick and easy ways to interpret ABG results. You will learn from actual patient stories to illustrate the complexities and co-morbidities of cardiac and respiratory diagnoses. Objectives: • Review the nursing assessment for patients with airway or ventilatory problems. • Describe the pathophysiologic changes that occur causing the signs and symptoms associated with airway or ventilatory problems. • Select appropriate interventions for airway or ventilatory problems. • Differentiate between ventilator modes and the use of NPPV. • Evaluate appropriate treatment strategies for high-risk ECG findings. • Plan for emerging treatments in heart failure. • Analyze management options for acute coronary syndromes. • Describe the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of inflammatory cardiac disease.
Apr 13 - 20, 2019 | CME 14.00 | USD $895 | Honolulu, Hawaii
Selected Topics in Family Medicine, Women's Health, Vascular Medicine, and Phlebology is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Apr 13 - 20, 2019 at Pride of America, 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™. Topics: • Chronic Venous Insufficiency. ○ Utilize appropriate diagnostic approaches to evaluate and treat patients across the entire spectrum of CVI. • Pelvic Phlebology. ○ Identify causes and sequelae of CVI unique to the pelvic anatomy female patients. • PCOS and Androgen Excess. ○ Develop a cost-effective thorough plan for assessing PCOS, its sequelae and related conditions. • Cord Blood: Collection and Applications. ○ Differentiate fact vs. fiction in the clinical use of cord blood transplant therapy. • Autoimmune Disease. ○ Recognize signs and symptoms of autoimmune disorders and appreciate sequelae of autoimmune disease in women. • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss. ○ Explain reasons for habitual abortion, how to evaluate patients and utilize new treatment strategies. • Vaginitis Revisited. ○ Identify routine as well as challenging causes of vulvar symptoms of burning, itching or pain • Ultrasound in OB/GYN. ○ Recognize the role that ultrasound plays in an outpatient OB/GYN office. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 15, 2019 | CME 6.30 | USD $219.99 | Honolulu, Hawaii
Managing Patient Emergencies: Critical Care Skills Every Nurse Must Know is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 15, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort&Spa, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists Course Description: Mrs. Kelp is admitted with pneumonia and right-sided heart failure. Twenty minutes after admission, she develops worsening dyspnea and hypotension. • Are you prepared to manage her unstable condition? • Do you know what respiratory measures are necessary? • Do you know the best way to manage her hypotension? The patients in our hospitals are sicker than ever before. It is not uncommon to find patients on regular medical floors with central lines, chest tubes, pacemakers and AICDs. Some nursing homes are accepting patients on ventilators, and patients are now being sent home on vasoactive drips such as dobutamine. Even though acuity levels are higher, you are still caring for many patients and don't have the luxury of frequent, comprehensive assessments. Therefore, it is important to be able to rapidly assess and implement appropriate interventions. Attend this seminar to sharpen your skills and leave prepared to identify and manage your next patient emergency. Objectives: • Describe two types of rapid assessment techniques and how to employ them for the best results during a patient emergency. • Evaluate techniques for getting critical information during a rapid patient assessment. • Investigate EARLY assessment findings in clinical syndromes that may progress rapidly and cause life-threatening conditions. • Prioritize nursing actions for specific neurological, cardiac, respiratory and endocrine emergencies. • Review care of the diabetic patient in diabetic ketoacidosis. • Identify patient populations who are at high-risk for bedside emergencies. • Discuss how to integrate assessment data and critical lab findings into the plan of care for a patient experiencing a life-threatening emergency.
16th Hawai'i International Trauma Summit Preventing, Assessing And Treating Trauma Across The Lifespan
Apr 23 - 26, 2019 | Honolulu, Hawaii
16th Hawai'i International Trauma Summit Preventing, Assessing And Treating Trauma Across The Lifespan is organized by Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) and will be held from Apr 23 - 26, 2019 at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. Conference Description: The 16th Hawai`i International Summit is a multidisciplinary gathering of professionals working together to tackle the major issues in fields dealing with violence, abuse, and trauma. International and local speakers come together to share their findings on causation, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation at both the global level and at smaller, community-based levels. Summit attendees will have the opportunity to gain continuing education credits and meet professional licensure requirements. The Summit is also a great opportunity to network not only within your field, but also with professionals in other fields that may provide valuable insight into how theory and research is applied at the other end of the line. Conference Goals: • Bringing together local, regional, national and international leaders, researchers, practitioners, consumer-survivors, policy makers and advocates, as well as those working on the frontlines with children, adults, and families to network and learn from each other • Strategies to promote peace in the home and communities around the world • Multidisciplinary solutions to prevent family violence, child maltreatment, sexual violence, trauma and compassion fatigue • Dissemination of promising and best practices in prevention and intervention • Linking research, practice, advocacy and policy • Promotion of prevention programs • Spotlight on current research and programs involving substance abuse and violence • Advanced clinical/treatment techniques • Opportunities/techniques to re-fuel, re-energize, and apply self-care • Share new interventions, techniques and approaches • Strategies to promote social change and social justice to eliminate oppression • Dissemination of practical application techniques Conference Tracks: • Adolescent Trauma/Youth Violence • Adult/Elder/Family Trauma • Child Trauma • Criminal Justice & Legal Systems • Healthcare System • Intimate Partner Violence • Prevention/Early Intervention • Sex & Labor Trafficking • Sexual Assault/Victimization • Special Topics in Trauma • Trauma in Military Personnel, Veterans & Their Families Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 24, 2019 | CME 6.25 | USD $219.99 | Honolulu, Hawaii
Managing Diabetes: Improving Patient Outcomes is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 24, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort&Spa, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Physician Assistants • Certified Diabetes Educators • Registered Dietitians & Dietetic Technicians Credits: • Registered Dietitians & Dietetic Technicians, Registered: 6.0 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) • Nurse Practitioners: 2.0 contact hours • Physician Assistants: 6.25 hours of clinical Category I CME credit Course Description: As a healthcare professional, you need sufficient diabetes knowledge to provide safe, competent care to patients with diabetes and pre-diabetes. Diabetes is becoming more complex and it is critical that you understand the latest strategies in insulin delivery, blood glucose monitoring, AADE7™, and nutrition to give your patients the best outcomes. Please join diabetes expert, Mary Ann Rosa, for this patient-focused one-day seminar on diabetes. You will leave with new management techniques and tips to improve the outcomes of patients with diabetes and pre-diabetes, as well as how to implement the latest clinical guidelines to optimize the quality of life of your patients and prevent further complications. Learner Objectives: • State diagnostic criteria for Diabetes Mellitus and different diagnoses. • Evaluate Metabolic syndrome and the three H's: Hyperglycemia, Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension. • Recognize the symptoms of Hyperglycemia & Hypoglycemia. • Discuss how to successfully prescribe insulin, other injectable diabetes medications and oral anti-diabetes medications. • Calculate basal/bolus dosing of insulin administration including various insulin administration schedules to achieve optimal control. • Analyze motivational techniques to assist patients for optimal control of their diabetes. • Integrate nutrition and label reading to facilitate patient behavioral changes. • Explain effective new strategies to improve patient outcomes.
Apr 27, 2019 | CME 5.75 | Honolulu, Hawaii
Making the Connection: A Modern Approach to the Treatment of Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes is organized by Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) and will be held on Apr 27, 2019 at Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. Target Audience: This course is designed for diabetes healthcare providers including endocrinologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, certified diabetes educators, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers wanting to expand their knowledge of diabetes management. Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Taking Control of Your Diabetes. The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AMA: The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses: For the purposes of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of re-licensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ (report up to 5.75 hours of credit and list “CME Category 1” as the provider number). Physician Assistants: The AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 5.75 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program. Certified Diabetes Educators: The University of California, San Diego is accredited by the ACCME, which is on the NCBDE list of approved providers. Pharmacist Accreditation Statement: Global Education Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Credit Designation Global Education Group designates this continuing education activity for 5.75 contact hour(s) (0.65 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. (Universal Activity Number - 0530-999-18-422-L01-P). Course Description: This activity for clinicians will focus on four distinct areas of diabetes management and will integrate case presentations into the lectures in order to facilitate more active audience participation. The four areas are: • Patient-provider relationships with a focus on communication methods to improve adherence and persistence • Oral agents for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and their effect on cardiovascular health • Injectable therapies, including insulin, for use in patients with type 2 diabetes • New and emerging strategies for patients with type 1 diabetes In addition, this course is held in tandem with a separate, large-scale patient-focused conference. This will give providers the opportunity to observe and interact with people who have had diabetes and are engaged in their own intensive educational environment. By making that connection with patients, providers will acquire new skills and insight into what empowers patients with diabetes to develop healthy self-management of their condition. The ultimate goal of this CME conference is to educate caregivers and clinicians about the most effective cutting-edge strategies to help patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes reach their treatment goals and avoid the associated acute and chronic complications. FAR FROM BORING, these aren’t your typical CME lectures. We promise to infuse a little HUMOR, some good eats and interesting interaction along the way. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to: • Identify the different pathophysiologic defects associated with type 2 diabetes and how all the pharmacologic agents (oral and injectable) address these specific abnormalities. • Review the recently published cardiovascular outcome trials (CVOTs) on oral and injectable type 2 medications. • Discuss the implications of recently published cardiovascular outcome trials (CVOTS) on oral and injectable type 2 medications. • Discuss approaches to combination therapy with the currently available oral agents, as well as physician and patient-directed insulin titration strategies and the basal-bolus approach. • Outline the most up-to-date clinical information on GLP-1 receptor agonists and SGLT-2 inhibitors. • Design a treatment plan for multiple daily injection regimens and insulin pump therapy. • Interpret continuous glucose monitoring data. • Select effective therapeutic adjustments based on trending or rate of change arrows, time in range, and standard deviation. • Evaluate the physical and emotional barriers that prevent patients with diabetes from being persistent and adherent to their therapeutic regimen(s). • Employ innovative and dynamic strategies for communication with patients to strengthen provider-patient relations and improve patient outcomes.
Apr 29 - 30, 2019 | CME 12.60 | USD $369.99 | Honolulu, Hawaii
2-Day: Crash Course in Cardiac Nursing is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Apr 29 - 30, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort&Spa, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.6 Contact Hours. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Cardiovascular Technology Professionals Course Description: You MUST be able to identify cardiac issues in their early stages and respond appropriately to avoid life-threatening complications. Even many seasoned nurses remain confused by the complexity of the cardiac system and feel insecure in their assessment and analysis of rhythms and EKGs. Attend this comprehensive program and gain the skills and knowledge you need to manage any situation. Cardiac expert, Cyndi Zarbano, breaks down the most complex cardiac disorders and will provide you with practical tools and tips that are guaranteed to increase your confidence when caring for this challenging population. Your patients depend on you; don't miss this opportunity to become a CARDIAC EXPERT! • Imagine the Confidence you will have in your knowledge and ability to quickly assess complex cardiac patients. • Imagine the Respect you'll gain from your colleagues and patients when you respond rapidly and effectively in crisis situations. • Imagine the Satisfaction you will feel knowing that your advanced skills saved the life of your patient. Objectives: • Employ proper technique for measuring jugular vein distention (JVD). • Contrast systolic and diastolic murmurs by where they fall in the S1/S2 cardiac cycle. • List 3 benefits of beta blockers in a patient with coronary artery disease. • Identify benefits for patients using blood thinners in atrial fibrillation that is not related to valve dysfunction. • Differentiate findings on the 12-lead EKG to determine if a patient has axis deviation and what health care issues that may identify. • Explain a simple monitoring technique to help differentiate if the patient is having an atrial dysrhythmia or not. • Identify EKG clues to patients having aberrant pathways. • Explain the difference between systolic and diastolic heart failure using a simple hand gesture to recognize ventricular dysfunction for each. • Stage heart failure using the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology tool and identify intervention goals for each stage. • Compare the use of the Impella device and intra-aortic balloon pumps in severe cardiac impairment. • Evaluate findings in common cardiac labs, such as CKMB, Troponin, BNP/ Pro-BNP levels. • Recognize 2 tools of recognition and 4 rapid interventions for patients experiencing Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS). • Describe the decision-making process for stroke prevention in the patient with atrial fibrillation.