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Legionella Conference 2020 - Prevention of Disease and Injury from Waterborne Pathogens in Health Care
Aug 19 - 21, 2020 | USD $750.00 | Chicago, Illinois
NSF Health Sciences, an NSF International company, and the National Environmental Health Association will bring together professionals from a wide variety of industries, including health care, to discuss the growing concerns of Legionella outbreaks at the third annual Legionella Conference, to be held in August 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. The 2020 Legionella Conference theme, Prevention of Disease and Injury From Waterborne Pathogens in Health Care, centers on how hospitals, water utilities, health departments, industry and regulators can work together to identify best practices for prevention of disease in hospitals, long-term care centers and skilled nursing homes. Join the conversation on how we can work toward safer health care facilities. Topics covered will include: • Preventing health care-associated waterborne disease outbreaks • Infection prevention in sterile processing • Sampling strategies • Lessons learned from conducting outbreak investigations (surveillance, reporting and response) • Reducing energy and water demand • Design, commissioning, construction and renovations • Regulatory frameworks for managing waterborne disease risks in building water systems • State and local inspection of water systems • Updates on federal, state and local legislation and regulations Subject matter covered will be relevant to professionals working in: • Facilities management • Public health • Infection control and prevention • Hand hygiene • Health care facility design and construction • Environmental health and safety • Sustainability • Water treatment • Regulatory • And more Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Aug 20 - 21, 2020 | Chicago, Illinois
This conference has been CANCELLED. Exploring the Life Safety Chapter is organized by Joint Commission Resources (JCR) and will be held from Aug 20 - 21, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Oak Brook, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Target Audience: Real-life examples and interactive exercises led by Joint Commission professionals make this two-day event perfect for anyone responsible for achieving compliance with the Life Safety Chapter and Life Safety Code, including EC professionals and Life Safety Code specialists, facilities management professionals, risk and accreditation managers, and quality managers and directors. Course Description: Your goal is to create the safest environment for staff and patients alike. This comprehensive Life Safety (LS) seminar will help you master the always challenging Life Safety Code standards to reduce risk and maximize safety throughout your facility. Join LS experts as they break down Joint Commission standards updates, provide practical compliance examples, and share proven safety strategies. What will You Learn: Joint Commission leaders with direct experience in code content, application, and inspection will share the newest findings and latest information across the most pressing Life Safety Code topics. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Aug 20 - 22, 2020 | Contact Hours 12 | USD $695.00 | Chicago, Illinois
2020 American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) Annual Conference is organized by American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) and will be held from Aug 20 - 22, 2020 at Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. The main conference will offer 10.75 contact hours. Additional contact hours are available if you register for one of the pre-conference workshops (amount varies based on length of pre-conference) or the Nursing Informatics Certification Review Course 2-day workshop (12.0 contact hours for attending both days). Why? • Enhanced knowledge of current trends and best practices in informatics • New this year! In-brief sessions with multiple speakers highlighting approaches to managing specific issues • Up to 10.75 contact hours of nursing continuing professional development • Pre-conference workshops offering an in-depth look at particular topics of relevance • Free access to the ANIA Online Library Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 21 - 22, 2020 | CME 16 | USD $550.00 | Chicago, Illinois
Catheter and Surgical Therapies for Atrial Fibrillation (CAST-AF) Conference 2020 is organized by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - Office of Continuing Medical Education and will be held from Aug 21 - 22, 2020 at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Target Audience: Cardiovascular Disease, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Physician Assistant, Vascular Surgery Accreditation: Credit Designation Statement The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ABIM MOC Recognition Statement Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 16.0 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. Overview: This conference has attracted an international community of leading interventional electrophysiologists and cardiac arrhythmia surgeons, to present the contemporary and most advanced techniques for both the catheter and surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation. In addition, current recommendations for the management of the left atrial appendage will be presented and debated and the results of new LAA occlusion devices will be discussed. The format for the conference consists of plenary lectures, plenary roundtables, and plenary debates on topics of controversy as well as extensive specialty interventional EP and surgical breakout sessions. A special invited plenary lecture will also be delivered by Professor Amiran Revishvili of Moscow, Russian Federation, who is both an interventional EP and a cardiac arrhythmia surgeon. Audience participation will be by electronic means at the end of the plenary roundtables and plenary debates. Objectives: • Discuss the electrophysiology of atrial fibrillation • Cite the newest concepts of atrial electrophysiology, including differences in endocardial and epicardial conduction patterns and how they can impact the interpretation of electrophysiologic mapping • Identify the advantages and limitations of activation-time mapping, voltage mapping, and phase mapping for the analysis of the electrophysiology of atrial fibrillation • Apply the most advanced techniques for the catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation • Describe the most advanced techniques for the surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation • Discuss the electrophysiological basis of catheter ablation for paroxysmal and non-paroxysmal atrial fibrillation • Cite the current indications for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in paroxysmal and non-paroxysmal atrial fibrillation • Explain the current results of catheter ablation for paroxysmal and non-paroxysmal atrial fibrillation • Discuss the current results of surgical ablation for non-paroxysmal atrial fibrillation • Explain the limitations of the HRS definitions of success and failure for the interventional (catheter and surgical) treatment of atrial fibrillation • Examine the differences in the electrophysiology of primary (“stand-alone”) and secondary (“concomitant”) atrial fibrillation • Discuss the electrophysiological basis of concomitant surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing valve surgery with or without coronary artery disease. • Review the surgical options for the treatment of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing mitral valve, aortic valve, and/or coronary artery bypass surgery • Restate the currently recommended surgical lesion patterns for the concomitant surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing mitral valve, aortic valve, and/or coronary artery bypass surgery • Discuss the current results of concomitant surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation during mitral valve, aortic valve, and/or coronary artery bypass surgery
Aug 21 - 23, 2020 | Chicago, Illinois
This Conference has been CANCELLED. 21st Annual Advanced Vitreoretinal Techniques and Technology Symposium is organized by Medical Conference Planners International (MCPI). The symposium is held from Aug 21 - 23, 2020 at Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Course Description: This educational session is outline to complement the vitreoretinal fellowship curriculum. Most of the didactic conference will converge on the business of vitreoretinal medicine, incorporating topics such as risk management, clinical documentation and coding, and the management of high-cost medical inventory. Surgical training is at the heart of the vitreoretinal fellowship; and this session will broaden attendees’ surgical knowledge bases by rendering presentation to alternative techniques and surgical techniques shifted from a distinguished expert faculty to attendees in a multi-hour wet lab setting. The wet lab will be a hands-on, interactive symposium that dovetails with the vitreoretinal fellowship curriculum. Furthermore, the AVTT conference is designed to present the vitreoretinal specialist with an update on the diagnosis and management of vitreoretinal diseases. Importance will be put on conditions that have seen novel developments. Didactic lectures and video presentations will be provided, and cases will be discussed. DAY 1: AUGUST 21, 2020: Open Only to VR Fellows, Medical Retina Fellows and Ophthalmology Residents A special opening day session highlights a half-day hands-on, interactive wet lab and a half-day didactic session outlined for Medical Retina Fellows, VR fellows (in their final year of training) and ophthalmology residents only. DAYS 2 & 3: AUGUST 22-23, 2020: Open to General Ophthalmologists, Practicing Retina Specialists, VR Fellows, Medical Retina Fellows and Ophthalmology Residents. This program will provide updates on the diagnosis and management of VR diseases with emphasis on modern developments. Didactic lectures and video presentations will be given, and cases will be presented. Program Director: William F. Mieler, MD Additional will be posted as soon as the information is available.
Aug 22, 2020 | USD $55.00 | Chicago, Illinois
2020 Parliamentary Procedures Workshop is organized by Chicago Medical Society (CMS) and will be held on Aug 22, 2020 at Chicago Medical Society, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Target Audience: CMS Districts & Council Officers, Board Members, Executives, Officers of Specialty Societies and Hospital Leadership Overview: The Chicago Medical Society invites you to participate in the 2020 Parliamentary Procedures Workshop, based on the Sturgis Rules of Order. This class is intended to help officers become active in their medical societies and/or districts by providing a key opportunity to improve their leadership and meeting skills. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Aug 22 - 23, 2020 | USD $575.00 | Chicago, Illinois
Manual Therapy Treatment of the Temporomandibular Joint is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from Aug 22 - 23, 2020 at Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Course Description: This course will provide the clinician with a thorough and in-depth understanding of temporomandibular anatomy, biomechanics, and temporomandibular dysfunctions and how they create pain. Learn to treat the temporomandibular joint through joint mobilization, myofascial release, posture re-education, and exercises. Each participant will have the skills to immediately apply the methods learned in this course. This course has been developed with the Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant in mind. This is an intermediate course, no prerequisites are required and new graduates are welcome. Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • (given a patient record) quantify progress represented in the four objective measurement results for the treatment of the temporomandibular joint and cervical spine. • correctly palpate the primary and accessory muscles of the temporomandibular joint and neck. • design a treatment plan of care for the primary and accessory muscles of the temporomandibular joint and neck • correctly and independently perform at least 8 basic mobilizations of the temporomandibular joint and cervical spine as shown in the manual. • design an instructional program or materials for posture, strengthening and stretching exercises for the temporomandibular joint and neck as shown in the manual. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Aug 23 - 25, 2020 | CME 19.5 | USD $425.00 | Chicago, Illinois
Announcement: In light of the COVID-19 outbreak and to ensure the safety of all of our attendees, THSNA 2020 in Chicago has been officially postponed until late August 2020. More information and exact dates will be posted as soon as it is available. The revised dates will be updated soon after they are confirmed. Actual Dates: Apr 23 - 25, 2020 Revised Dates: Aug 23 - 25, 2020 THSNA 2020: 5th Biennial Summit of the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Summit of North America is organized by Thrombosis and Hemostasis Societies of North America (THSNA). The symposium is held from Aug 23 - 25, 2020 at Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Accreditation: Physicians / Nurses / Pharmacists : In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Thrombosis & Hemstasis Summit of North America. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for physicians and 19.50 contact hours for nurses and 19.50 knowledge-based contact hours for pharmacists. Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Description: The THSNA Summit is a collaboration of the fourteen leading non-profit organizations in the fields of Thrombosis and Hemostasis. The Summit provides a focused forum for over 1,500 attendees with an interest in bleeding and clotting disorders to network, learn, and share across disciplines and disease states. Pre-Summit Workshop Day: THSNA Pre-Summit Workshops will be hosted on Wednesday, August 22nd at the Sheraton Grand Chicago unless otherwise noted. Enrollment for these workshops is open to all THSNA registered attendees unless otherwise noted. Additional details will be posted as soon as the information is available.
Aug 27 - Sep 01, 2020 | CME 60 | USD $1,190.00 | Chicago, Illinois
Neurology Certification Review Course is organized by The Osler Institute and will be held from Aug 27 - Sep 01, 2020 at Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Accreditation: Designation: The Osler Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 60 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Description: This comprehensive review is designed to help you pass your Neurology board exams as well as to update your clinical knowledge base. Emphasis is on evidence-based medicine and board-relevant standards of care, incorporating new concepts and treatments. This 6-day course includes lectures that review the entire field of Neurology. As a result, it provides a good review for the ABPN written exams or for physicians in practice wanting a thorough update. The course includes didactic lectures with a complimentary, searchable e-syllabus (containing PDFs of all PowerPoint presentations), discussion of clinical vignettes, and embedded questions for discussion at the end of each topic. Many of our previous participants found the course provided them with improved diagnostic and testing strategies, a better understanding of all major disease entities relevant to the general practice of Neurology and helped them recognize specific areas of knowledge weakness for self-study. The Osler Institute is going green and providing our attendees with the latest technology to assist in their review. Each registrant will receive a link to the course e-syllabus upon arrival at the course. The e-syllabus contains PDF copies of all of the presentations offered during the review and is searchable. A printed syllabus can be preordered for a small additional fee. Topics Covered: Basic and Clinical Science: • Anatomy and Physiology • Neuropathology • Neurochemistry • Neuropharmacology • Neuroendocrinology • Neurogenetics • Neuroimaging • Radiation Oncology • Neuro-ophthalmology • Electroencephalography • Neuropsychological Testing Child Neurology: • Newborn Neurology • Developmental Neurology • Dysraphism and Hydrocephalus • Biochemical Abnormalities • Degenerative Disorders • Neuromuscular Diseases Toxic Disorders: • Systemic Disease Neurology • Neuropathies and Myopathies • Neuromuscular Junction • Organic Mental Syndromes • Neurologic Emergencies Signs and Symptoms: • Altered Consciousness • Seizure and Epilepsy • Dizziness and Hearing Loss • Movement Disorders • Headache and Acute Pain • Mental Status Exam Psychiatry: • Psychiatric Classifications • Psychotic Disorders • Mood and Anxiety Disorders • Somatization and Dissociation • Personality Disorders • Alcohol Abuse • Substance Abuse Child and Adolescent Psychiatry • Sleep and Eating Disorders • Psychopharmacology Neurologic Diseases: • Infections and AIDS • Neurovascular Disorders • Neurologic Tumors • Neurologic Trauma • Spinal Cord and Disc • Dementias and Ataxias • Demyelinating Diseases • Metabolic Diseases
Aug 28 - 29, 2020 | CME 13 | USD $375.00 | Chicago, Illinois
17th Annual International Ultmann Chicago Lymphoma Symposium is organized by The University of Chicago - Center for Continuing Medical Education and will be held from Aug 28 - 29, 2020 at InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Target Audience: This activity is designed for practicing oncologists, advanced nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents, fellows, nurses, pharmacists and the other healthcare professionals interested in the treatment and diagnosis of lymphoma. Accreditation: Physician Credit The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nursing Credit This live activity is designated for a maximum of 13 continuing nursing education units. American Board of Internal Medicine MOC Part II Credit Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 13 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Overview: The International Ultmann Chicago Lymphoma Symposium (IUCLS) is an annual conference dedicated solely to the science and clinical care of lymphoma. It has been organized to honor the achievements of Dr. John Ultmann, a pioneer in the treatment of lymphoma, who devoted his life to the understanding of this disease. He was particularly known for his work on the staging of Hodgkin lymphoma and the utility of staging as a guide for treatment. They are fortunate to have a multitude of the world’s experts in lymphoma speak each year at the conference. The audience is comprised of regional practicing oncologists, advanced nurse practitioners and physician assistants, residents, fellows, and the Chicago academic community that includes five academic centers. Next year’s program offered in 2020 represents the 17th IUCLS. This is a certified continuing medical education (CME) activity that focuses on the biologic, diagnostic, and therapeutic aspects of Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The format of the meeting includes a combination of expert presentations, interactive case discussions, poster/abstract presentations, and an opportunity for question-and-answer debates. The IUCLS is a two-day meeting held Friday afternoon and Saturday morning and early afternoon. Friday afternoon concentrates on the scientific and translational aspects of lymphoma, while Saturday has a clinical focus. Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants will be able to: • Distinguish between the different treatment approaches for newly diagnosed T-cell lymphoma and mantle cell lymphoma • Discuss the role of allogeneic stem cell transplant in Hodgkin lymphoma treatment • Identify patient characteristics best suited for CAR T-cell treatment • Differentiate between the different lymphoma staging and re-staging classifications to develop an appropriate patient treatment plan • Evaluate the different treatment options for follicular lymphoma and the risk of transformation to other cancers • State key environmental and genetics risks for lymphoma and the roles they play in lymphoid malignancies • Outline key molecular and cytogenetic information in order to determine best treatment options for chronic lymphocytic leukemia • Determine short and long-term toxicities of cardiotoxic agents used in lymphoma treatment • Describe how epigenetic targets in lymphoid cancers can be used to improve patient outcomes • List non-chemotherapy options for follicular lymphoma