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Sep 19 - 20, 2019 | CEC 12.50 | USD $895 | Chicago, Illinois
Managing Infection Prevention During the Construction & Operation of Health Care Facilities is organized by American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) and will be held from Sep 19 - 20, 2019 at Holiday Inn Chicago-Mart Plaza River North, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Accreditation: 1 CEC = 1 contact hour 1 Day = 7 CECs 2 Days = 12.5 CECs Intended Audience: • Contractors working in health care environments • Health care facility managers • Construction project managers • Maintenance personnel • Infection prevention professionals Topics: • ICRA • Infectious Disease Management Principles • Planning, Design, & Construction (PDC) and Maintenance Issues • Lessons Learned • Managing Risk • Real Life Scenarios • Tools of the Trade • Mold • Codes & Standards Update Description: Designed for individuals directly involved in the construction, renovation, and operation of health care facilities, this program identifies the infection prevention issues that every contractor, facility manager, architect, and engineer must address on the job. While working in a health care environment, you need to understand your unique role and be prepared to implement processes to protect patients, staff, and visitors from hospital-acquired infections. Through lectures, case study reviews, problem-solving exercises, and group discussions, you will become a more valuable member of the health care construction team. Learning Outcomes: • Create and maintain work areas that support the facility's infection prevention protocols in order to reduce transmission of hospital-acquired infections. • Educate and train your team on infection prevention and best practices. • Explain the importance of conducting an infection control risk assessment (ICRA) for every project. • Explain the intent of the various compliance-, regulatory standard-, and guideline-setting agencies, including the Joint Commission, Facility • Guidelines Institute, and Centers for Disease Control.
Sep 19 - 23, 2019 | USD $555 | Chicago, Illinois
CIDESCO World Congress 2019 is organized by CIDESCO and will be held from Sep 19 - 23, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Witness the top trends affecting skin care beauty. And, meet colleagues from around the world who have dedicated their lives to the CIDESCO “standard” of professional knowledge and excellence. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 19 - 21, 2019 | CE 22.00 | USD $5395 | Chicago, Illinois
Examination and Records dental course is organized by The Dawson Academy and will be held from Sep 19 - 21, 2019 at Omni Chicago Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is General Dentists. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22 CE Credits. Course Description: Examination and Records is one of the most important dental courses that a dentist will master on the path to complete dentistry. The cornerstone of the Dawson philosophy begins with a thorough comprehensive examination and the gathering of necessary records accurately. As Dr. Dawson says “every great treatment plan comes from a well organized Records appointment”. The examination and accompanying records are the ﬁrst step in the process of complete dentistry. This hands-on program will cover all aspects of the exam and records process. Course Objectives: • Acquire skills to perform a TMJ/Occlusal examination • Learn the co-diagnostic process of the examination and how to ask future focus questions • Evaluate the masticatory system for instability in the TM joints, muscles and teeth • Learn bilateral manipulation and how to obtain an accurate veriﬁable centric relation record • Master the use of a lucia jig to help obtain a centric relation bite record • Verify how to do a correct face-bow transfer and why it is critical to both the diagnostic and restorative phases of treatment • Mount casts using the face-bow transfer and CR record on a semi- adjustable articulator • Acquire the skills to use a macro digital camera to shoot a series of diagnostic photographs • Begin the implementation process to establish the process of complete dentistry Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 20, 2019 | Chicago, Illinois
Second Annual Updates in the Diagnosis and Management of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is organized by Northwestern Medicine and will be held on Sep 20, 2019 at Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Target Audience: This course is designed for general neurologists, primary care physicians, and others caring for ALS patients including advanced care providers, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, genetic counselors, geneticists, hospitalists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists and allied health professionals. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 20 - 21, 2019 | Chicago, Illinois
Mental Health & Opioids: AOTA Specialty Conference is organized by American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Inc and will be held from Sep 20 - 21, 2019 at Chicago O’Hare, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
41st Annual Echo Northwestern Program is organized by Northwestern Medicine and will be held from Sep 20 - 22, 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 cardiologists, cardiology fellows, anesthesiologists, surgeons, sonographers and nurses who have a need for echo expertise. A minimum of three months experience in echocardiography and knowledge of basic transesophageal anatomy and physiology of the heart is required. Description: Principles of echocardiography will be reviewed and advances will be demonstrated through lectures and case studies. Participants will be exposed to all aspects of basic and advanced echocardiography. Daily sessions will be devoted to state of the art lectures on advances in echocardiography and specific application to the following states: • Heart Failure • Interventional Echocardiography • Valvular Heart Disease • Coronary Artery Disease • Congenital Heart Disease and Strain Imaging Learning Objectives: • Apply the recommendations for the echocardiographic evaluation of left ventricle function to clinical practice; • Explain the role of echo in the treatment of heart failure; • Use strain imaging to assess cardiac function in various pathological states; • Discover updated methodology to assess diastolic function using the recently updated ASE guidelines; • Assess patients with valvular disorders using the new ACC/AHA guidelines for valvular heart disease; • Recognize different echocardiographic methods to assess Right Ventricular structure function. • Cite the strengths and weakness of these techniques including complementary technologies: CT and MRI; • Discuss the clinical classification of pulmonary hypertension, its implications for the patient and how echo can help in assessing its severity and guide management of patients with the condition; • Evaluate how 3D echo works and express limitations and potential applications as it relates to daily practice and patient management; • Assess the uses of echo contrast agents (imaging enhancing agents) and how to incorporate the use of the agents into a busy echo lab; • Review of varying disease states that can be evaluated with stress echo; • Evaluate the role of echo in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with aortic stenosis; • Recognize the pathology and the basics of echocardiographic assessment of patients with common congenital heart lesions; • Review the role of echo in surgical and percutaneous treatments of aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation; • Review the role of echo in new percutaneous treatment of tricuspid regurgitation; • Review the role of echo in guiding other percutaneous procedures such as left atrial appendage closure and alcohol septal ablations. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review and Advanced Practice Update (Sep 20 - 22, 2019)
Sep 20 - 22, 2019 | CME 35.50 | USD $576 | Chicago, Illinois
Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review and Advanced Practice Update - 2019 is organized by Fitzgerald Health Education Associates (FHEA) and will be held from Sep 20 - 22, 2019 at Chicago Marriott Schaumburg, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 35.50 Contact hours. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Adult-Gerontolgy Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review & Advanced Practice Update 2019 - Chicago
Sep 20 - 21, 2019 | CME 32.10 | USD $559 | Chicago, Illinois
Adult-Gerontolgy Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review & Advanced Practice Update is organized by Fitzgerald Health Education Associates and will be held from Sep 20 - 21, 2019 at Chicago Marriott Schaumburg, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 32.10 Contact hours. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 20 - 22, 2019 | EUR €625 | Chicago, Illinois
13th Annual Conference of the International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA) is organized by MCI Group and will be held from Sep 20 - 22, 2019 at Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Who should Attend? ILCA’s 13th Annual Conference in Chicago will be the premier forum for clinical, translational and basic researchers and physicians, as well as allied professionals across liver cancer related disciplines to share best practices and findings, and advance research in the pathogenesis, prevention, and treatment of liver cancer. Description: The ILCA Annual Conference is the leading scientific forum in the liver cancer field connecting hundreds of international participants from all related disciplines to exchange their knowledge and best practices in general sessions, symposia, workshops and networking sessions. Why Attend? • Exchange expertise across all liver cancer interrelated fields • Increase personal knowledge and best practices in basic and clinical research • Hear about the latest innovations and advancements in research and treatment levels • Take advantage of a multidisciplinary and international networking opportunity • Be inspired by an impressive speaker line-up of experts in liver cancer • Meet partners and learn the latest industry developments • A scientific programme presented in a diverse range of formats • Highlighted sessions and networking for students and young investigators Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 20, 2019 | CME 10.00 | USD $990 | Chicago, Illinois
Colorectal Surgery Certifying Review is organized by The Osler Institute and will be held on Sep 20, 2019 at Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago North Shore (Skokie), Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Designation: The Osler Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Conference Description: Hone your critical reasoning and evaluation skills in an intensive 1-day case review course designed to help you zero in on what is most clinically relevant for diagnosis, operative, and non-operative treatment approaches, and case management in all essential areas of Colorectal Surgery. The course covers standard of care relevant cases utilizing a half-hour public mock oral exam format. Participants and faculty review one-on-one in a 25-minute simulation of the oral board process in which the faculty asks questions about Colorectal Surgery case management followed by a critique and audience response; 2-4 cases are reviewed in each 30-minute session for a total of 40 to 80 case reviews per day. Course fees include participating in one public mock oral session and observing others being examined. Learn from doing and from observing others. Participants may purchase additional public or private mock oral sessions, however, availability and topics may be limited within two weeks of the course. Please contact the Osler office prior to that time to ensure availability. Topics Covered: • Anorectal conditions • Colorectal and anal tumors • Diverticulitis/Diverticulosis • Endoscopy of the colon and rectum • Inflammatory bowel disease • Laparoscopic colon resection • Physiologic testing Early Bird Special, Save 10% on Registration fee until August 20 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.