Upcoming Medical Conferences in WaimeaSearch Criteria : United States of America Waimea
Jan 20 - 25, 2019 | CME 25.00 | Waimea, Hawaii
UCSF Body Imaging: Abdominal & Thoracic is organized by The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Office of Continuing Medical Education and will be held from Jan 20 - 25, 2019 at Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii, Waimea, Hawaii, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Objectives : At the completion of this course, the attendee should be able to: • Diagnose common causes of acute pelvic pain in nonpregnant women; • Recognize the appearance of ectopic pregnancy; • Utilize ultrasound to identify fi ndings suggestive and definitive of pregnancy failure in the fi rst trimester; • Diff erentiate common solitary liver masses; • Describe the proper management of a renal incidentaloma; • Evaluate the small and large bowel in patients with abdominal pain; • Diagnose common and atypical pancreatic masses; • Apply updated guidelines for the diagnosis and management of lung nodules and lung cancer; • Recognize typical and atypical appearance of thoracic emergencies including pulmonary embolism and acuteaortic syndromes; • Diff erentiate pathologic conditions from benign incidentalomas and mimics in the lungs, heart and mediastinum; • Apply standard terminology to improve description and classifi cation of interstitial lung disease, small airways disease and bronchiectasis on HCRT Note : Five half-day morning sessions Sunday thru Friday, with a full day off on Wednesday. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 21 - 25, 2019 | CME 29.25 | USD $975 | Waimea, Hawaii
Echo Hawaii is organized by American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and will be held from Jan 21 - 25, 2019 at The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, Waimea, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is adult and pediatric cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, cardiovascular anesthesiologists, cardiac radiologists, fellows in training, cardiovascular sonographers, cardiovascular nurse specialists, and internists with special interest in clinical cardiology and echocardiography. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 29.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 29.25 MOC points. CME : • Monday, January 21 = 7.0. • Tuesday, January 22 = 4.5. • Wednesday, January 23 = 7.25. • Thursday, January 24 = 6.0. • Friday, January 25 = 4.5. Conference Description : Echo Hawaii presents the latest information on established and emerging cardiovascular ultrasound technologies. Expert U.S. and international faculty discuss state-of-the-art technologies with a particular focus on how they can be effectively applied in the clinical setting. Case-based approaches are used to discuss new and established uses of echocardiography for diagnosis and guiding management in patients with a broad array of cardiovascular conditions. Conference Topics : • Advanced assessment of systolic and diastolic function. • 3D/4D imaging, adult congenital heart disease. • Contemporary approaches to valve disease. • Advanced Anatomy. • Ischemic Heart Disease. • Aortic Pathology. Conference Highlights : • Basic and advanced echo techniques for quantitative assessment of systolic and diastolic function. • Echocardiography for decision-making and interventional guidance in valvular heart disease. • Contrast for improved echo quality: endocardial border detection and beyond. • How to integrate new echo technology (3D, strain, torsion) into a busy clinical lab. • Role of echocardiography in managing cardiomyopathies. • The multimodality imaging lab: what is the role of echo? Conference Objectives are : • Integrate echocardiographic information in clinical decision making. • Assess ventricular and valvular function using Doppler hemodynamics. • Describe Doppler assessment of diastolic function/dysfunction. • Explain new advances in the echocardiographic assessment of left and right ventricular function. • Integrate echocardiographic assessment of cardiomyopathies and systemic diseases in patient management. • Define clinical uses of TEE and 3D echocardiography. • Recognize how echocardiography is used to help manage patients with ischemic heart disease. • Recognize the role of echo contrast and be able to incorporate its use in the echo laboratory. • Integrate echo information in the management of complex valvular heart disease. • Explain the role of echocardiography in the perioperative and critical care environment.
Feb 03 - 08, 2019 | CME 25.50 | USD $999 | Waimea, Hawaii
Hawaii Heart: Echocardiography and Multimodality Imaging Case-Based Clinical Decision Making is organized by Mayo Clinic and will be held from Feb 03 - 08, 2019 at The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, Waimea, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is cardiologists, radiologists, cardiac anesthesiologists, general internists, internal medicine subspecialists, sonographers, and other primary healthcare providers. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description : This course will review the technical issues of echocardiography as well as CT, MRI, PET, and nuclear imaging as they pertain to cardiovascular disorders. An expert faculty will discuss the relevant advances in techniques and the limitations of each modality. Lectures will provide a comprehensive state-of-the-art update of the clinical uses of various imaging modalities in the diagnosis, prognosis, and management of common cardiovascular diseases. A clinical case-based format will be used to highlight practice dilemmas and key management strategies. Learning Objectives : Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: • Utilize diagnostic and clinical decision-making skills in the care of your cardiovascular patients using multimodality cardiac imaging • Identify appropriate use of imaging in diagnosing and managing valvular heart disease • Summarize diagnostic features of stress testing using a variety of imaging modalities including echocardiography, sestamibi, PET, and MRI in the diagnosis and management of patients with coronary artery disease • Review current strategies in assessment and management of patients with heart failure, pericardial diseases, aortic disorders, and adult congenital heart disease • Describe how to evaluate and manage patients with cardiac masses and systemic disorders Time: 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Feb 16 - 20, 2019 | USD $900 | Waimea, Hawaii
Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons (NWSPS) 57th Annual Scientific Meeting is organized by Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons (NWSPS) and will be held from Feb 16 - 20, 2019 at The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, Waimea, Hawaii, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 20 - 23, 2019 | CME 11.00 | USD $750 | Waimea, Hawaii
Primary Care CME in Hawaii on the Big Island is organized by A-Cross Medicine Reviews and will be held from Mar 20 - 23, 2019 at The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, Waimea, Hawaii, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description: This program is designed to increase attendee knowledge and competence in a variety of primary care topics. These include hypertension, lipid management, common ENT problems, ethical dilemmas, and current diabetes management. All topics presented will utilize evidence-based guidelines from the literature. Goal: The overall goals of the conference are to impact the diagnostic and treatment of patients seen in primary care practices. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 25 - 28, 2019 | CME 11.00 | USD $750 | Waimea, Hawaii
Primary Care CME on the Big Island Hawaii is organized by A-Cross Medicine Reviews and will be held from Mar 25 - 28, 2019 at The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, Waimea, Hawaii, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description: This program is designed to increase attendee knowledge and competence in a variety of primary care topics. These include hypertension, lipid management, common ENT problems, ethical dilemmas, and current diabetes management. All topics presented will utilize evidence-based guidelines from the literature. Statement of Need: Common primary care issues are being updated continually by specialty and government agencies. It is difficult for the primary care physician to stay abreast of all the current new guidelines and re commendations. Physicians and other medical providers are in need of streamlined approaches to common primary care issues. Goal: The overall goals of the conference are to impact the diagnostic and treatment of patients seen in primary care practices. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 22 - 25, 2019 | CME 18.00 | Waimea, Hawaii
Breast Imaging A to Z: How to Read Like (Or Better Than!) The Experts is organized by CME Science and will be held from Jul 22 - 25, 2019 at Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii, Waimea Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is General radiologists and trainees interested in breast imaging, Radiology residents and fellows in training, Radiology technologists, nurses and radiology physician assistants, Breast surgeons, Allied health care professionals who desire to have an update on the state of current imaging as an aid to patient management for diseases of the breast. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 18.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description: This course provides an integrated full discussion aimed at comprehending the basis and applications of breast imaging in five distinct sessions, using a case based approach supported by evidence-based literature review. • Session 1 will take the attendee through the histopathologic basis for benign and malignant breast disease with imaging correlates. Conventional topics with simplified and novel strategies are presented to both review and advance the practice of mammography and ultrasound. • Session 2 focuses on imaging diagnoses for which surveillance may be reasonable and will emphasize techniques and analytic parameters regarding intervention and tissue diagnosis. • Session 3 will address the critical issues of breast density risk assessment as well as perspectives on supplementary screening such as whole breast ultrasound and tomosynthesis. • Session 4 explores in depth both current and evolving concepts and strategies in MRI interpretation with review of literature and case based presentation. • Session 5 explores the issues of medical legal accountability in interpretation and communication as well as providing strategies to avoid liability. Course Objectives: • Analyze the histopathologic basis for benign and malignant breast lesions • Analyze more robust and simplified methods of evaluating asymmetries commonly seen at screening and diagnostic settings • Assess criteria for imaging diagnoses of benign, probably benign, and suspicious imaging findings on mammography, ultrasound, MRI • Assess Criteria For Imaging Diagnoses And Need For Tissue Diagnosis Of Identified Breast Lesions • Determine suitability for nonpalpable lesions subject to imaging surveillance as opposed to biopsy • Analyze applications, techniques, and pitfalls of stereotactic, ultrasound, and MRI-guided biopsy • Evaluate the basis and evidence for recommending surgical excision of “high risk” lesions determined by percutaneous biopsy • Analyze current issues involved in breast density evaluation including risk and supplementary screening indications • Evaluate efficacy of supplementary screening and advanced screening techniques including whole breast ultrasound, tomosynthesis, MRI, and nuclear medicine imaging of the breast • Evaluate evidence based approaches to MRI lesion evaluation, and determine efficacy of different indications for use of breast MRI • Determine medical legal implications of different approaches to clinical breast imaging and communications and develop strategies toward risk reduction Time: 07:00 to 12:00
Jan 06 - 10, 2020 | Waimea, Hawaii
Mayo Clinic Radiation Oncology: Current Practice and Future Direction 2020 is organized by Mayo Clinic and will be held from Jan 06 - 10, 2020 at Hapuna Beach Resort, Waimea, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is designed for radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents, radiation biologists, radiation physicists, dosimetrists, oncologists working in related specialties, radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses, oncologic surgeons, radiation oncology administrators, diagnostic radiologists, and all other health professionals involved in the field of radiation oncology. Course Description: This conference is intended to provide a balanced and multidisciplinary discussion of contemporary cancer treatment using didactic lectures, panel discussions, and poster sessions. The course will cover several specific clinical areas including Breast, Prostate, and CNS cancers as well as Lymphoma and Sarcomas. The course will also address several important advances in the field, such as the use of hypofractionation, integration of surgery, new chemotherapies including immunotherapy and their integration into clinical practice. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 09 - 14, 2020 | Waimea, Hawaii
UCSF Neuro and Musculoskeletal Imaging is organized by The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Office of Continuing Medical Education and will be held from Feb 09 - 14, 2020 at Fairmont Orchid Hawaii, Waimea, Hawaii, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 08 - 11, 2021 | CME 20.00 | Waimea, Hawaii
Anesthesia Update is organized by Northwest Anesthesia Seminars (NWAS) and will be held from Mar 08 - 11, 2021 at The Fairmont Orchid, Waimea, Hawaii, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and 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 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Program Purpose: Presentations are designed to facilitate the physician, nurse specialist, and other providers maintaining skills of the same kind to review and update knowledge and abilities in one or more of these areas vital to the practicing professional: • Possess the scientific background for clinical practice • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty, but also of all additional related disciplines which may impact it • Maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures necessary for the provision of quality patient care • Manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in the clinical setting, the clinical and educational institutions, and the community in which the practice resides • Serve as an expert in matters involving health care delivery; serve as an informed manager of clinical and educational services provided, including the acquisition and distribution of resources necessary in meeting professional goals • Provide assistance with and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon the professional expertise of the practitioner Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to: • Apply the pertinent physical and behavioral sciences - to include but not be limited to advanced anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, chemistry, physics, psychology, and social sciences - as they impact and are affected by the planning, delivery, and monitoring of anesthesia and related services inherent in the anesthesia professions. • Explain the selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, and contraindications and precautions of presented pharmacological agents through the understanding of their physico-chemical properties, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, updated uses, and more recently developed additional, related, and similar drugs. • Outline comprehensive management plans for the group of patients discussed, whether related in age, physical status, cultural background, invasive procedure, anesthetic or analgesic requirements, clinical setting, adverse reactions, and/or goals of care. • Apply the principles of safety and asepsis in the performance of anesthetic procedures and administrations, equipment use, and other applications encountered during the provision of anesthesia and analgesia whether in the surgical unit, the labor and delivery suite, the pain management clinic, or other more remote location of anesthetizing services. • Incorporate the appropriate recommendations and/or requirements of pertinent external organizations, institutions, and professional groups - recognized as serving as the authority for and/or holding the responsibility to compile and approve such tenets - in the provision of anesthesia and related services, whether medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, or health care management standards. • Apply the new techniques in the clinical setting of the participant. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.