Upcoming Medical Conferences in IllinoisSearch Criteria : United States of America
Jul 16 - 22, 2018 | Osteopathic Medicine
Annual Business Meeting of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) is organized by American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and will be held from Jul 16 - 22, 2018 Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
2-Day: 2018 Psychopharmacology Conference is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Jul 16 - 17, 2018 at Sheraton Lisle Naperville Hotel, Lisle, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Case Managers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Addiction Counselors, Pharmacists, Other Mental Health & Healthcare Professionals. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.5 CE. Course Description: Spend two action-packed days learning about the newest advances in psychopharmacology and contemporary trends in medication management. From her unique perspective as a doctored psychiatric nurse practitioner, Susan Marie teaches psychopharmacology thoughtfully, with an emphasis on the experience of the client. Susan’s extensive 30 years of experience in mental health and passion for clients shines through in the detail and thoroughness of her presentation. Clients often only have a few minutes with their prescriber and require additional support. It’s vital that you are able to answer their questions, help manage side effects and understand reactions. Designed for counselors, nurses, psychotherapists, psychologists, and other mental health professionals, Susan provides the information you need in order to best help your clients. This conference allows time for exploration of underrepresented areas, including ADHD, sleep, eating, and substance use disorders. Take home specialized guidelines for geriatrics, pregnant or nursing women, and clients with chronic pain. Discuss how the DSM-5® has impacted prescribing patterns and the use of psychotropics in newly defined diagnoses. In addition to a general ‘nuts and bolts’ review of medications, you will examine case examples, discuss medication controversies and how to effectively collaborate with prescribing practitioners. Course Objectives: Day 1 : • Specify how psychotropic medications are chosen for mood disorders and specific patient characteristics. • Analyze the actions, therapeutic uses, and side effects of antidepressants. • Assist clients in overcoming barriers that impede the efficacy of their medication regime. • Determine options for clients with treatment-resistant mood disorders. • Communicate the actions, side effects, and therapeutic uses of antipsychotic medications. • Evaluate three critical strategies for improving collaboration with prescribing practitioners. Day 2 : • Explore psychotropic medication treatment options for clients with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. • Articulate the efficacy of psychotropic medications in treating eating disorders and discuss how to integrate psychotherapy with psychopharmacology for successful treatment outcomes. • Formulate medication treatment options for substance use disorders and discuss how to effectively incorporate medication-assisted treatments into an overall plan for care. • Analyze the interaction between women’s hormone levels and their mental health symptoms. • Explore the use of complementary and alternative agents for the treatment of mental illnesses. • Determine the unique medication treatment considerations for geriatric clients. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mount Vernon, Illinois
Psychopharmacology: What You Need to Know Today about Psychiatric Medications is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jul 18, 2018 at DoubleTree by Hilton Mt. Vernon, Mount Veron, Illinois, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 19 - 20, 2018 | CME 13.00 | USD $245 | Radiology
Kettering National Seminars Review for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) (R) Examination is organized by Kettering National Seminars (KNS) and will be held during Jul 19 - 20, 2018 at Danville Area Community College, Danville, Illinois, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 13 Category A CE Credits. Objective: To provide each participant with a comprehensive review of the art and science of diagnostic Radiologic Technology and a step-by-step method of preparation for the successful completion of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT®) Registry Examination. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 19 - 21, 2018 | CME 18.00 | USD $2369 | Orthopedics
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons / American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)/American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)/The Hip Society: Meeting the Challenges of Total Hip Arthroplasty 2018 is organized by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons / American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and Will be held from Jul 19 - 21, 2018 at OLC Education & Conference Center, Rosemont, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Orthopaedic surgeons looking for an update on surgical techniques, as well as those who might benefit from surgical tips and pearls to avoid problems in hip arthroplasty. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Highlights Include: • Preoperative patient optimization • Matching patient characteristics with implant design choices and optimizing bearing options • Small group case discussions • Discussion and demonstration of various surgical approaches including direct anterior (with and without specialized tables), direct lateral, and posterior hip approaches • Surgical approaches including osteotomies of the femur to facilitate exposure and component implantation • Planning for outpatient THA The conclusion of this course, learners should be able to: • Complete thorough preoperative planning for primary total hip arthroplasty including preoperative medical optimization, stem designs, fixation options and bearing surfaces • Determine approach options for primary THR including direct anterior, anterolateral and posterior approach to the hip joint • Improve skills used to perform an extensile approach for revision THR • Identify and manage complications following hip arthroplasty including fracture, infection, dislocation, and adverse local reaction • Manage the extent of bone loss and deformity in revision hip surgery • Formulate strategies for management of the defects on both the femur and acetabulum. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 19 - 21, 2018 | CME 19.75 | USD $775 | Neurology
Neurology in Clinical Practice is organized by Mayo Clinic and will be held during Jul 19 - 21, 2018 at The Westin Chicago River North, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is neurologists, general internists, family physicians, and allied health personnel who treat patients with neurologic problems. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description: Neurology in Clinical Practice is a comprehensive course directed at practitioners who see patients with a broad range of neurologic disorders. The course is intended to provide a review of Neurology with an emphasis on case-based presentations, recent advances, and evidence-based approaches. This course features an American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) Self-Assessment Activity awarding MOC credits. Learning Objectives : Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to: • Diagnose and manage common neurologic disorders. • Manage patients with acute stroke and be aware of secondary prevention options. • Differentiate various types of seizures and develop an approach to seizure management • Recognize and treat neurologic infections • Develop a practical approach to the management of the dizzy patient • Recognize and treat various headache types • Formulate an approach to the diagnosis and management of various disorders of the peripheral nervous system • Recognize and treat various forms of dementia and Parkinson disease • Evaluate and treat patients with multiple sclerosis and recognize its mimickers • Recognize the role of neuroimaging and electrodiagnostic/ genetic/ and autonomic testing in the management of neurologic disease Price: MD, PhD: USD 775, Resident/Fellow, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Allied Health: USD 650
Bronchoscopy and Pleural Procedures for Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellows is organized by American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and will be held from Jul 20 - 21, 2018 at American College of Chest Physicians, Glenview, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Pulmonary and critical care medicine fellows are encouraged to attend. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description: This intensive course allows fellows-in-training to learn new skills and refresh their knowledge through hands-on interaction with experts in bronchoscopy and procedure-related training. Fellows will acquire essential diagnostic bronchoscopy and pleural technique training in several topics, including: • Airway anatomy • Biopsy • Brushings • Ultrasound-guided thoracentesis • Small bore chest tube placement Attend to experience: • Cognitive and skills testing on issues essential to conventional bronchoscopy, and pleural procedures. Pre- and post-course cognitive knowledge testing, as well as testing of procedural skills during breakout sessions, offers a personalized, learner-centric approach to teaching. • Case-based, interactive session to encourage honest, individual responses. Group responses will allow faculty to focus on both group and individual learning needs. Only interactive lectures are used in this course, as they lead to better retention, better knowledge gain, and learner’s satisfaction. Learning Objectives : After participating in this educational activity, you should be able to: • Perform standard bronchoscopy and identify airway anatomy. • Perform flexible bronchoscopy with brushings and endobronchial biopsy. • Analyze the indications, contraindications, proper techniques, and complications of ultrasound-guided thoracentesis and small bore chest tube placement. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
2018 Northwestern 2-Day Open and Endoscopic Skull Base Program is organized by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - Office of Continuing Medical Education and will be held from Jul 20 - 21, 2018 at The Skull Base Lab At Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is practicing surgeons, residents and fellows. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits, Course Description: Join the Skull Base Team for this unique hands-on event. Enhance your knowledge and skills with open approaches and endoscopic endonasal surgical techniques to particular cranial base targets. Dr. James Chandler and the Skull Base team will teach by didactic presentations, 3D and VR anatomy demonstrations and guided cadaveric dissection. Course Objectives: • Review the surgical approaches (open and endoscopic) for complex, skull base pathologies. • Recognize the advantages of a team-based approach for managing pre-, peri- and postoperative skull base pathologies. • Demonstrate proficient endoscopic instrument handling and performing standard open skull base approaches. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 20 - 26, 2018 | Neurology
Annual Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) is organized by Alzheimer's Association and will be held from Jul 20 - 26, 2018 at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is biochemists, geriatric psychiatrists, geriatric specialists, molecular and cell biologists, neurologists, neuroscientists, nurses, pharmacologists, primary care physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, radiologists and social workers involved in the research and/or care of people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Conference Objectives are : After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to: • Utilize advances in technology, including imaging and biomarkers to improve diagnosis and monitor disease progression in Alzheimer's disease. • Review data on current animal models for Alzheimer's disease. • Compare the pathophysiology of aging, Alzheimer's disease and other geriatric syndromes. • Identify potential targets for treatment of Alzheimer's disease. • Discuss recommendations for the prevention of Alzheimer's disease. • Explain therapeutic breakthroughs in neurodegenerative disease. • Identify emerging strategies likely to drive future advances in Alzheimer's disease. • Describe the impact of Alzheimer's on individuals with the disease and their caregivers. • Indicate how Alzheimer's disease affects society as it relates to health economics. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 21, 2018 | CME 6.50 | USD $249 | Gastroenterology
Mastering Clinical Challenges and Emerging Therapies in IBD is organized by Imedex and will be held on Jul 21, 2018 at The Gwen, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is gastroenterologists, hospitalists, internal medicine specialists, and other healthcare professionals (physicians-in-training, nurses, pharmacists, physicians assistants, etc.) involved and/or interested in the therapeutic management of patients with IBD. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Objectives: • Assess the mechanism of action and therapeutic potential of evolving treatments in IBD • Evaluate strategies for sequencing therapeutics in the era of biologics, immunotherapies, and biosimilars • Identify a personalized therapeutic approach to optimally manage complex cases of Crohn's disease • Interpret pivotal clinical trial data and novel management strategies for integration into clinical practice • Describe therapeutic strategies designed to prevent infections and extraintestinal manifestations in IBD • Define the role of treat-to-target in IBD regimens designed to maximize the opportunity to achieve remission and avoid relapse • Identify strategies to de-escalate therapy once remission is achieved in IBD • Assess the emerging role of biosimilars in IBD therapy and their integration into current standards of care Time: 08:00 to 17:00 Speakers: Aline Charabaty, MD, Russell D. Cohen, MD, FACG, Jean-Frederic Colombel, MD, Raymond K. Cross, Jr., MD, MS, Sushila Dalal, MD, Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, FACG, David P. Hudesman, MD, David T. Rubin, MD, FACG, Conference Chair Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.