Upcoming Medical Conferences in Oak BrookSearch Criteria : United States of America Oak Brook
Mar 12, 2020 | CME 6.00 | USD $150 | Oak Brook, Illinois
Pediatric Pearls Mental & Behavioral Health is organized by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and will be held on Mar 12, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Oak Brook, Oak Brook, Illinois, United States of America. Accreditation: Credit Designation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Overview: This full-day conference should be attended by healthcare providers interested in learning more about several mental health topics relevant to our youth. Incuded will be topics on depression/anxiety, oppositional defiant behavior, the effects of chronic illness on mental wellness, the mental health of the LGBTQ commuity and the effect of social media on teens. Several longer sessions and expert panels will take a deep dive in these hot topics allowing ample time for discussion. Objectives • Discuss the range of common behavioral problems presenting in primary care setting • Review the application of behavioral psychology to oppositional behavior for the purpose of providing health education and prescriptive interventions to parents • Identify prevalence rates, symptoms, and effective treatments for disruptive behavior disorders • List pediatric disorders commonly associated with anxiety • Describe strategies to assess the extent to which anxiety is contributing to symptom presentation • Utilize language and skills to help patients and caregivers recognize and address the role of anxiety in their illness or syndrome • Describe the developmental processes of gender identity development among transgender and gender non-conforming youth • Discuss current research findings on autism, depression, anxiety, ADHD and gender variance • Describe the importance of family acceptance in shaping mental health outcomes for youth • Explain the difference between demoralization and clinical depression • Identify key target symptoms for pharmacotherapy in clinical depression • Describe the evidence-based newly mandated strategies for suicide screening by the JCAHO • Discuss implications of the ADHD, anxiety and depression diagnosis in children with chronic illness • Discuss common behavioral health outcomes of chronic illnesses in children and adolescents • List the major social medial platforms and their similarities and differences • Explain different ways parents can manage their child's social media usage and describe the importance of parent social media usage as a risk factor Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available
May 15, 2020 | CME 5.50 | USD $150 | Oak Brook, Illinois
Pediatric Pearls Allergy & Immunology is organized by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and will be held on May 15, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Oak Brook, Oak Brook, Illinois, United States of America. Target Audience: Family Practice, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Pediatrics, Physician Assistant Accreditation: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Overview: This full-day conference is perfect for the healthcare practitioner interested in learning more about allergy/immunological issues in the young patient. Several topics being presented will include new data, research and approaches for food allergy and avoidance, drug allergies, and allergy testing. Other topics will include an update on atopic dermatitis and immunodeficiency. The breakouts in the afternoon will be case-based and interactive allowing for a deeper dive in some of these topics. Objectives: • Describe the impact of labeling a child with a beta-lactam allergy • Discuss common presentations and proper evaluation of beta-lactam allergy in children • Identify steps primary care providers can employ to reduce unnecessary antibiotic avoidance • Discuss desensitization modalities for food allergy including oral immunotherapy, epicutaneous immunotherapy and sublingual immunotherapy • Identify new immunomodulatory drugs that are being studied as adjunctive therapies for food allergy immunotherapy • Identify other potential treatments for food allergy that are in the research pipeline • Recognize atopic dermatitis chiefly on the basis of the clinical exam • Mange exacerbations appropriately, on the basis of evidence and recommendations • Select treatment for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis on the basis of available data • Discuss the increased incidence of food allergies in children and potential casual factors • Describe potential ways to families on how intervene to prevent development of food allergies • Discuss test modalities and clinical scenarios in which they are helpful and limitations • Discuss risks and benefits of blood allergy testing
Jun 25, 2020 | CME 5.75 | USD $729 | Oak Brook, Illinois
Stroke Certification Conference is organized by Joint Commission Resources (JCR) and will be held on Jun 25, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Oak Brook, Oak Brook, Illinois, United States of America. Who Should Attend: This program will be of interest to health care professionals who work in Joint Commission accredited or non-accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals, or freestanding emergency centers who are involved in stroke care. This includes: • Program Coordinators • Neurologists • Emergency Department staff • Emergency Medical Services staff • Advanced practice nurses, stroke unit nurses, and clinical nurse specialists • Rehabilitation staff • Quality directors and regulatory compliance officers Continuing Education: • ACCME: 5.75 CME - AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). • ANCC: 5.75 CE • CA Board of Registered Nursing: 5.75 CE Overview: This annual one-day interactive solutions-based program, with practical strategies and implementation tips that stroke professionals who are responsible for achieving and maintaining Joint Commission Stroke Certification can adapt and apply in their program. Our advanced stroke certifications are offered in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. What Will You Learn: Joint Commission faculty and reviewers will deliver a review of the 2019 standards, requirements and review process, as well as practical strategies and implementation tips that can be adapted and applied within your stroke program. Additional topics include: • Eligibility requirements for Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Centers and Comprehensive Stroke Centers • New performance measurement requirements for Primary Stroke Centers that went into effect January 1, 2019 • Most challenging standards from 2018 • Emerging stroke care trends • Evaluation, treatment and management of stroke patients • Improving patient outcomes • Evidence-based guidelines • Q&A Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Aug 18 - 19, 2020 | Oak Brook, Illinois
Environment of Care Base Camp is organized by Joint Commission Resources (JCR) and will be held from Aug 18 - 19, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Oak Brook, Oak Brook, Illinois, United States of America. Who should Attend: Anyone preparing for a Joint Commission survey and working to build the safest environment for staff and patients. Content is targeted at those who are new to their role or those who want a refresher course in Joint Commission standards, including facilities management professionals, risk and accreditation managers, and quality managers and directors. Overview: This 2-day seminar will arm you with knowledge, tools, and strategies to help you set the stage for a successful survey and build a framework to deliver the highest level of patient safety and care. Join Joint Commission engineers as they discuss current challenges as well as compliance tips and strategies. What you will learn: A team of Joint Commission engineers and surveyors will guide you through case studies, updates to standards, and hot button EC issues – while providing proven methods, frameworks and solutions every step of the way. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Sep 25 - 27, 2020 | 35 16.00 | Oak Brook, Illinois
PRESENT Podiatric Residency Education Summit Midwest is organized by PRESENT e-Learning Systems and will be held From Sep 25 - 27, 2020 at Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center, Oak Brook, Illinois, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 CME/CECH Credit Hours. Target Audience:This continuing educational conference is intended for practicing surgical and wound care health care professionals. Learning Objectives:• Identify and demonstrate the epidemiology and pathophysiology of lower extremity disease.• Demonstrate the basic established principles of care for skin and nail disease.• Identify different wound care techniques as well as their importance in managing chronic lower extremity wounds.• Recognize the various presentations of infections of the skin, nail, soft tissue and bone and demonstrate their appropriate management based on current literature.• Identify and demonstrate complex diabetic and non-diabetic foot and ankle deformities and be able to reposition and stabilize these deformities with carious internal and external fixation techniques and technologies.• Evaluate and comprehend evidence-based outcomes data for the treatment of disorders of the diabetic and non-diabetic lower limb. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.