Upcoming Medical Conferences in Iowa CitySearch Criteria : United States of America Iowa City
21st Annual Update in Infectious Diseases is organized by University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and will be held on Apr 26, 2019 at HotelVetro, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 10, 2019 | CME 6.25 | USD $180 | Iowa City, Iowa
Advances in Diabetes and Obesity Management 2019 is organized by University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and will be held on May 10, 2019 at MERF, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America. This course is designed for Primary care physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Certified Diabetes Educators and other healthcare providers. Credits: Physicians - AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (6.25 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (6.25 hours) Nurses - 5.75 contact hours will be awarded by the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing Overview The purpose of this program is to increase knowledge by discussing issues with medications, nutrition, and physical activity related to obesity and diabetes. Objectives • Describe the risk factors and pathogenesis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) • Discuss the natural history and complications of NAFLD and understand the therapeutic options for NAFLD • Describe how to assess obesity and examine currently available therapies for weight management • Discuss the impact of diabetes and obesity on men’s health • Examine available approaches for erectile dysfunction • Identify potential health issues after bariatric surgery and examine strategies to improve long-term outcome after bariatric surgery • Identify complications of diabetes during pregnancy, examine strategies to prevent complications, and discuss treatment options for glycemic control during pregnancy • Describe how to utilize currently available diabetic medications to achieve optimum outcomes through personalized approaches • Examine advancements in the pharmacotherapy of diabetes • Describe the importance of screening for diabetic retinopathy • Discuss how to apply newly available technologies for diabetic retinopathy Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 17 - 18, 2019 | CME 16.75 | USD $1400 | Iowa City, Iowa
27th Annual Functional Endoscopic Sinus Course is organized by University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and will be held from May 17 - 18, 2019 at Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America. Accreditation: Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (16.75 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (16.75 hours) Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 20 - 24, 2019 | CME 41.50 | USD $2800 | Iowa City, Iowa
52nd Head and Neck Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Center is organized by University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and will be held from May 20 - 24, 2019 at Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America. Intended Audience: Head and neck surgeons and radiation oncologists Accreditation: Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (41.50 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (41.50 hours) Overview: Management protocols and diagnostic workup protocols for head and neck cancer are evolving continually. This course allows participants to obtain the most current information regarding management of the head and neck cancer patient population. Course Objectives: • Describe and discuss contemporary surgical approaches • Recognize the role of radiation and chemotherapy in the contemporary management of head and neck cancer Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 31, 2019 | CME 6.50 | USD $195 | Iowa City, Iowa
Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa 2019 is organized by University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and will be held on May 31, 2019 at University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America. Intended Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Public Health Professionals, Dentists, Health Educators, Health Administrators, Health Science Students. All personnel who provide health care services to diverse populations. Credits: Physicians: The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Nurses: 6.5 contact hours will be granted by University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing (IBN Approved Provider #34). Pharmacists: CEI is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Pharmacists will receive 6.5 contact hours or .65 CEUs. Overview This program is designed to enhance clinical practice by increasing knowledge in providing culturally sensitive care for patients with various religious and cultural beliefs, dealing with the patient bias towards providers, care for undocumented immigrants, providing equitable care for persons with disabilities and caring for LQBTQ* patients. Goals: To educate Iowa’s health care providers about the importance of providing culturally responsive and competent care; to improve access to quality health care; and to reduce health disparities Objectives • Identify ways in which a provider can care for patients in a respectful manner despite differing religious and cultural viewpoints • Discuss how health and illness are viewed in different religions and cultures and how these viewpoints may influence the care of a patient • Recognize that patient biases exist toward providers and demonstrate how to manage such biases • Describe ways of providing culturally inclusive care for undocumented immigrants • Review the unique health care needs of the LGBTQ patient • Describe ways of providing equitable care for persons with disabilities