Upcoming Medical Conferences in ChicagoSearch Criteria : United States of America Chicago
Jul 18 - 20, 2019 | CME 15.50 | USD $610 | Chicago, Illinois
8th Annual Chicago Cardiovascular Update is organized by Northwestern Medicine and will be held from Jul 18 - 20, 2019 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Target Audience This continuing medical education program is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians and all other health care providers who participate in the care of adult patients with, or at risk for cardiovascular disease. Accreditation: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Description As has become our profile, we will adopt an evidence-based guideline driven update of the critical domains in cardiovascular medicine. We will especially focus our update on hypertension, prevention, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, valvular heart disease, and acute coronary syndromes. Significant new data and guidelines from 2016 –2017 will represent the platform for our discussions. We are once again benefitted by the presence of lead authors and writing group committee members who are on our faculty and others with whom we frequently collaborate. Learning Objectives • Outline strategies for the treatment of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, arteriosclerotic heart disease, and diabetes, including the use of newer pharmacological agents and lifestyle therapies. • Identify candidates for cardiac resynchronization and wearable versus implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapies. • Encourage gender-specific approaches toward the prevention of cardiovascular health. • Describe current and emerging treatment options for patients with valvular heart disease. • List the latest recommendations for the management of pulmonary embolism, ST, and non-ST elevation MI. • Discuss treatment options for the heart failure patient including acute and advanced failure. • Apply knowledge gained in the conference through clinical case review and MOC cases. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 18 - 19, 2019 | CME 14.00 | USD $690 | Chicago, Illinois
Clinical Site Coordinator / Manager and GCP Workshop is organized by Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA), Inc. and will be held from Jul 18 - 19, 2019 at Hilton Chicago/Magnificent Mile Suites, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Continuing Education Credit Hours: SOCRA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 14 Continuing Education Credits for SOCRA CE and Nurse CNE. SOCRA designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Conference Goal: The Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) recognizes the continuing need for education for Clinical Research Professionals responsible for the activities at the research site or institution. The purpose of this program is to assist Site Coordinators, Research Associates, and Study Nurses in improving their skills and their understanding of the responsibilities of the Clinical Research Site. This program is designed to address all of the functions of the research site related to the Good Clinical Practices as delineated by the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations and the guidelines supported by the International Council on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH Guidelines). Conference Objective: The goal will be accomplished through lecture and practical application facilitated by clinical research professionals with a combined industry experience of more than 20 years. Information will be presented and discussed regarding the administration of clinical trials according to FDA Regulations and International Council on Harmonisation (ICH) guidelines as well as practical procedures and site/sponsor/ CRO relationships. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course the attendee should be able to: • Discuss aspects of clinical trials that are governed by regulations and guidelines. • Discuss the basic philosophy and guiding principles of clinical research GCP. • Discuss the elements of the Informed Consent Form, the ethical principles originating in the Declaration of Helsinki, the various aspects of the informed consent process, and those special considerations that may impact the process. • Describe the various aspects of human research protections including the ICH definitions of AEs (adverse events) and SAEs (serious adverse events) and describe the reporting requirements common to all sponsors and IRBs/IECs. • Discuss the role of the Study Coordinator including Submitting a protocol to the IRB; Setting up local procedures; Source documentation management and control; and Working relations with Sponsors. • Discuss the rationale and issues surrounding the monitoring visit and the audit process from a site, a sponsor, and a regulatory perspective. • Discuss the parameters, goals, and outcomes of audits and inspections. • Discuss the philosophy and rationale for the development and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures.
Jul 19 - 28, 2019 | CME 70.00 | USD $800 | Chicago, Illinois
Wilderness Medicine First Responder Course is organized by National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and will be held from Jul 19 - 28, 2019 at REI, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Continuing Education Units: • 70 hours of EMT CEUs available at no additional cost • Up to 55 hours towards the Wilderness Medical Society’s Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine at no additional cost • Category 1 CMEs for physicians not available • 4 semester credits available from Central Wyoming College • 3 semester credits available from University of Utah for an additional fee of $300 • 3 semester credits available from Western State Colorado University for an additional fee of $240 Topics Covered: • Patient Assessment System • Documentation • Medical Legal • CPR • Spinal Cord Injuries • Long-term Patient Care • Chest Injuries • Shock • Head Injuries • Wilderness Wound Management • Athletic Injuries • Fracture Management and Traction Splinting • Dislocations • Cold Injuries • Heat Illness • Altitude Illness • Cardiac, Respiratory and Neurological Emergencies • Abdominal Emergencies • Mental Health Emergencies • Bites, Stings and Poisoning • Allergies and Anaphylaxis • Diabetes • Search and Rescue • Leadership, Teamwork, and Communication • Communicable Disease • Lightning • Submersion • Urinary and Reproductive System Issues • Medical Decision Making • Common Wilderness Medical Problems • Wilderness Drug and First Aid Kits Minimum age: 16 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
S2 - Advanced Evaluation & Manipulation of Pelvis, Lumbar & Thoracic Spine Including Thrust - Chicago (Jul 20 - 21, 2019)
Jul 20 - 21, 2019 | Hours 18.00 | USD $495 | Chicago, Illinois
S2 - Advanced Evaluation & Manipulation of Pelvis, Lumbar & Thoracic Spine Including Thrust is organized by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) and will be held from Jul 20 - 21, 2019 at Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Hours: 18 or 1.8 CEUs (includes 3 online hours) or 2 graduate credits Prerequisite: S1; Intro S2 Webinar is included with S2 Who Attends: Physical Therapists Description: Anatomy and biomechanics of the lumbar spine, thoracic spine, rib cage and the pelvis are discussed. Review and modification of techniques from S1 - Spinal Evaluation and Manipulation, along with the instruction of additional techniques are provided. An in-depth presentation on the syndromes of the lumbar spine and their treatment is instructed. The utilization of biomechanical and anatomical principles for the enhancement of patient care through manipulation and exercise is emphasized, as is the patient’s role in his/her own welfare. Learning Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the attendee should be able to: • conduct a detailed physical examination of the lumbar, thoracic spine and pelvis • describe the mechanisms and characteristics of spinal pain and the behavior of pain patients • perform manipulation to the lumbar, thoracic spine/ribs and pelvis • discuss and present cases with spinal dysfunction • describe indications and contraindications of spinal manipulation • discuss the role of therapeutic exercise and preventative measures in the management of spinal dysfunction especially with regard to spinal stabilization
Jul 20 - 25, 2019 | CME 65.25 | USD $1895 | Chicago, Illinois
Board Review Course & Update (BRCU) 2019 is organized by American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and will be held from Jul 20 - 25, 2019 at Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Target Audience: Senior Nephrologists: Practicing nephrologists in all key areas of the specialty. The course also benefits pediatric nephrologists, intensivists, and hospitalists. Board Examination Participants: Individuals are thoroughly prepared for upcoming certification and recertification exams. Nephrology Fellows: Fellows seeking a detailed outline and discussion of what their current fellowship program should include. FASN Candidates: The 65.25 CME credit hours earned at the BRCU can be applied towards the 70 hours required to qualify for FASN status. Accreditation and CME Credit Designation The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ASN designates this live activity for a maximum of 65.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ABIM MOC Statement Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 65.25 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. Description: BRCU is the best way to sharpen your knowledge and review key nephrology concepts. Interactive case discussions are incorporated into lectures and panel Q&A sessions to help provide a comprehensive and indispensable update for practicing nephrologists. Each topic and its time allocation are patterned after the ABIM nephrology examination, giving you the most efficient preparation. Through this course, you will be able to interpret the fundamental concepts of nephrology in the areas of: • Kidney Function and Structure • Sodium and Water Abnormalities • Glomerular and Vascular Disorders • Acid-Base and Potassium Disorders • Tubular, Interstitial, and Cystic Disorders • CKD and ESRD • Hypertension • AKI and ICU Nephrology • Pharmacology • Calcium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium Disorders and Stones • Bone and Mineral Metabolism • Kidney Transplantation Learning Objectives: • Interpret the fundamental concepts of nephrology in the areas of kidney function and structure; fluid and electrolyte disorders; glomerular and vascular disorders; potassium and acid base; tubulointerstitial disorders and nephrolithiasis; CKD, ESRD, and dialysis; hypertension; AKI, ICU nephrology, and pharmacology; bone and mineral metabolism; and transplantation; • Formulate diagnostic and therapeutic options for the management of kidney diseases; and • Test individual medical practice competence against a series of simulated patient/case scenarios. (Core Competencies: Patient Care and Medical Knowledge)
Clinical Research / Clinical Science Course by Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) - Chicago
Jul 22 - 26, 2019 | CME 35.00 | USD $1225 | Chicago, Illinois
Clinical Research / Clinical Science Course is organized by Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA), Inc. and will be held from Jul 22 - 26, 2019 at Hilton Chicago/Magnificent Mile Suites, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Continuing Education Credit Hours: SOCRA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 35* Continuing Education Credits for SOCRA CE and Nurse CNE. SOCRA designates this live activity for a maximum of 35* AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. *Module 1 AND Module 2 (full program) offers up to 35 CE (Continuing Education) credits. Module 1 (only) offers up to 21 CE (Continuing Education) credits. Module 2 (only) offers up to 17.2 CE (Continuing Education) credits. Conference Description: Goal: This course has been established to develop an internationally accepted standard of knowledge and understanding of the research process and related regulations, as well as medical and scientific areas related to clinical research. Objective: The course contains two modules. 35 hours of total CE available. The attendee may elect to attend one (either) or both modules. Module I is the Regulatory / Procedural Module consisting of sessions pertaining to: Issues Involved in Addressing the Development Process, Clinical Pharmacology and Adverse Event Reporting, Study Development and the Research Budget, Good Clinical Practices, ICH Guidelines, Informed Consent, Preparing for an GCP Audit, Regulatory Affairs and IRBs (IND/NDA), Research Ethics, and Source Documentation and Administration. Module 2 is the Medical / Scientific Module. It is focused on Medicine and Science, designed for those who are relatively new to researchers who wish to strengthen their understanding of medicine and science. Module 2 consists of sessions pertaining to Ethical Issues in Clinical Trials, Anatomy and Physiology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Clinical Laboratory Analysis, Epidemiology, and Research Statistics. Learning Objectives: • Discuss the Drug Development Process regarding the definitions, regulations, and processes from IND to NDA. • Discuss the development and implementation of the International Council on Harmonisation, the clinical research guidelines resulting from that collaboration, and how the ICH guidelines affect the clinical researcher. • Discuss the (drug, device, biologics) development program, including protocol development, case report form design, project, and program management, assessing costs and building budgets. • Describe adverse drug reactions and adverse events, the drug development process, drug laws, statistical perspectives, specific mechanisms of drug actions, and IRB notifications. • Discuss various perspectives and regulations regarding adherence to protocol, patient rights, informed consents, and regulatory issues related to an FDA audit. • Discuss procedural and management issues regarding the utilization and disposition of source documents. • Discuss regulations, generally accepted policies and procedures, and audit practices associated with IRBs and the informed consent process. • Discuss research ethics including the importance of the informed consent and the principles of medical research ethics as well as therapeutic misconceptions, randomizations, and placebos. • Discuss cell biology including cell structure, function, and reproduction. • Describe the development and science supporting genetics and pharmacogenetics. • Discuss anatomy and physiology including selected body systems, organs, and how they function. • Discuss the basic laboratory values in clinical research and their importance in the disease process. • Discuss epidemiological and statistical issues related to the distribution and determinants of health-related events in certain populations. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 22 - 23, 2019 | Chicago, Illinois
Pain Management and Pain Medicine 2019 is organized by Hilaris Conferences and will be held from Jul 22 - 23, 2019 at Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 22 - 23, 2019 | Chicago, Illinois
Orthopedics and Arthititis 2019 Conference is organized by Hilaris Conferences and will be held from Jul 22 - 23, 2019 at Chicago, Illinois, United State of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 24, 2019 | CME 3.50 | Chicago, Illinois
Interprofessional Mock Codes is organized by The University of Chicago and will be held on Jul 24, 2019 at UCM Simulation Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Target Audience: This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals who respond to cardiac arrests at University of Chicago Medicine. Credits: 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 3.50 Participation Course Description: The overall goal of this activity is to improve the performance of emergent interventions involved in a Dr. CART response by enhancing the understanding of how an interprofessional partnership and communication is key in this high-stress, critical situation. At the conclusion of this activity, the learners will have improved knowledge, skills, and confidence when responding to cardiac arrest events, resulting in improved patient outcomes. Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to: • Perform essential actions that must occur within the first moments of a cardiac arrest, appropriate for discipline and specialty; • Demonstrate how to assist the code team in minimizing interruptions throughout cardiac arrest by proactively working through arrest algorithms in anticipation of next steps; • Identify the role responsibilities of each member of the Dr. CART team; • Describe appropriate procedures for activation and cancellation of the 1-4-7 emergency response communication system; • Describe how to utilize the closed-loop communication technique to ensure understanding and completion of assigned tasks and responsibilities across professions; • State how to apply and utilize hospital-wide emergency equipment, policy, and procedures.
Jul 25 - 26, 2019 | Chicago, Illinois
Protein Engineering 2019 is organized by Hilaris Conferences and will be held from Jul 25 - 26, 2019 at Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.