Upcoming Medical Conferences in Des PlainesSearch Criteria : United States of America Des Plaines
Oct 21 - 25, 2019 | CME 22.75 | USD $2797 | Des Plaines, Illinois
Skin and Wound Management Course is organized by Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI) and will be held from Oct 21 - 25, 2019 at Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is intended for multiple professions including nurses, dietitians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and physicians. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22.75 Credits. Course Description: The Skin and Wound Management course offer an evidence-based approach to wound management and current standards of practice to keep clinicians legally defensible at the bedside. Learning Objectives : • Discuss how standards of care, evidence-based practice, and a multidisciplinary wound care team can affect clinical choices in wound management. • Discuss the basic anatomy and physiology of the skin. • Identify at least 5 parameters required for accurate wound assessment. • Identify pressure ulcer stages according to NPUAP guidelines. • Identify 5 factors which enhance or impede the wound healing process. • Explain 4 types of basic principles of wound bed preparation. • Identify 3 major components of a nutritional assessment for optimizing wound healing. • Identify 4 different categories for topical wound management. • Select treatment options based on wound assessment, etiology, and goal of wound care. • Differentiate arterial, neuropathic, and venous ulcers in terms of causative factors, pathophysiology, appearance, and principles of management. • Describe 3 factors involved in the development of a pressure ulcer and interventions to prevent their occurrence. • Describe at least 5 interventions that optimize acute surgical wound healing. • Differentiate between wound etiologies and clinical manifestations of acute and traumatic wounds. • Differentiate types of burns and principles of management. • Select treatment options and differentiate wound etiologies and clinical manifestations of chronic, malignant, and inflammatory wounds. • Discuss 3 adjunctive treatment modalities that enhance wound healing. • Discuss current multidisciplinary care approaches to wound care. • Discuss the components required for accurate wound documentation.
Oct 29, 2019 | CME 7.00 | Des Plaines, Illinois
Cardiology Updates Rosemont conference 2019 is organized by Pri-Med and will be held on Oct 29, 2019 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Illinois, United States Of America. Credits: Oct 29: 7.00 Credits Description: As a cardiologist, your knowledge of and expertise on the latest clinical guidelines is crucial for optimizing the care of your patients with cardiovascular comorbidities and risk factors. Participate in this CME program that meets your specialized educational needs by providing you with the most up-to-date clinical evidence from respected thought leaders in cardiovascular medicine. Cardiology Updates is a national education initiative developed specifically for practicing cardiologists. Please join Course Chair Dr. Peter Libby and expert faculty members in discussions on emerging perspectives based on clinical experience and patient case studies during the CME sessions. Sessions include: • Keynote: Lipid Risk Beyond LDL: What is New and Upcoming? • Dual Therapy with Low-Dose Anticoagulation and Aspirin: Reducing the Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke, and Leg Amputation • Translating Evidence to Practice: Improving Outcomes in Patients with ASCVD with PCSK9 Inhibitors. Learning Objectives: • Enhance your understanding of the intricacies of diagnosing cardiovascular disorders so as to refine timely and appropriate treatment • Adopt the latest evidence-based clinical strategies to manage cardiovascular disease effectively while reducing risk and improving patient outcomes • Network with colleagues and compare their approaches to frequently seen clinical challenges. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 30 - Nov 02, 2019 | CME 26.00 | Des Plaines, Illinois
Pri-Med Midwest conference 2019 is organized by Pri-Med and will be held from Oct 30 - Nov 02, 2019 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Illinois, United States of America. Credits: Primary Care Updates October 30: 7.00 Credits Midwest Annual Conference October 31: 7.00 Credits November 1: 7.00 Credits November 2: 5.00 Credits Description: Together with world-renowned faculty and practicing primary care physicians, such as Course Director Jennifer A. Bierman, MD, from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Pri‑Med will deliver a curriculum that transforms timely and practical clinical insights into evidence-based strategies to improve both care and patient outcomes. At Pri-Med Midwest, you will experience a high-quality, cutting-edge educational experience specifically created for clinicians like you. With empowering keynotes, engaging topics, and an exhibit floor with the latest tools, treatments, and technologies, Pri-Med Midwest will improve your practice and satisfy your continuing medical education goals. Plus, new for 2020 is updated curriculum design. We've listened to your feedback and have created an array of sessions that work for your preferred learning styles. Sessions include Cases, Disease Spotlights, Medical Literature Updates, Jeopardy, and more. Build an itinerary with your preferred CME/CE courses and discover how you learn best. Learning Objectives: • integrate new and updated guidelines, practices, therapies, and tools into your daily practice • Develop and implement strategies that overcome patient and clinician barriers and improve health outcomes for your patients • Recognize opportunities to enhance patient quality of life, encourage healthy lifestyles, and avoid unnecessary subspecialty consults. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.