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8th Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Society (ERAS) World Congress Joint with 4th Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Society (ERAS) USA
Aug 26 - 28, 2020 | USD $780.00 | New Orleans, Louisiana
This conference has been POSTPONED. The revised dates will be updated soon after they are confirmed. 8th Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Society (ERAS) World Congress Joint with 4th Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Society (ERAS) USA is organized by Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Society (ERAS) and will be held from Aug 26 - 28, 2020 at New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Aug 30 - Sep 02, 2020 | New Orleans, Louisiana
ACHCA 2020 Convocation & Expo is organized by American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) and will be held from Aug 30 - Sep 02, 2020 at Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
2020 Lung Force Walk is organized by American Lung Association and will be held on Sep 06, 2020 at Audubon Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Description: Gather your friends, family and coworkers and join us at this year’s LUNG FORCE Walk. We're coming together to celebrate our power to make a difference in a people's lives. We're getting ready for a morning of fresh air, healthy fun, and healthy lungs, and we would love to see you there. It doesn't matter whether you stroll, saunter or power-walk, everyone is welcome, regardless of age or athletic ability. Held nationwide, LUNG FORCE Walks are the American Lung Association's signature outdoor event series to support and promote lung health. The LUNG FORCE Walk is a great opportunity to gather family, friends, and coworkers for a morning of healthy activity and purpose. The Walks provide critical funds for life-saving research and early detection initiatives. Day of Event Information: You’ve trained and raised funds, and now the big day has finally arrived! Don’t miss a moment of the fun. Arrive at your event by 8:00 AM so that you can check-in or get registered and ready for your walk. You will also want to explore our passport tents and get stamps for your LUNG FORCE ACTION Passport. LUNG FORCE Walks are a great time to meet other people battling lung disease, which is why participants who have a personal connection are encouraged to identify themselves at registration. If you are comfortable, you will be asked to join as a new LUNG FORCE Hero and will have the opportunity to share your story.
Sep 10 - 13, 2020 | USD $995.00 | New Orleans, Louisiana
Hypertension 2020 Scientific Sessions is organized by American Heart Association (AHA) and will be held from Sep 10 - 13, 2020 at Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States Of America. Target Audience:The conference is designed to benefit research scientists, clinicians, and other healthcare professionals in the fields of hypertension research, cardiology, nephrology, endocrinology and related disciplines. Course Description:Hypertension 2020 Scientific Sessions, focusing on recent advances in basic and clinical research on hypertension, is considered the premier scientific meeting on the subject in the world. A collaborative effort between the Council on Hypertension and the Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, the science submitted to this conference continues to bring us the most up to date developments on our understanding of: the causes of hypertension; its relationship to stroke, cardiac disease and kidney dysfunction; and the most effective means for detecting, evaluating and treating high blood pressure across diverse populations. Learning Objectives: • Discuss changes to the AHA/ACC guidelines for the management of hypertension and their clinical implications. • Describe opportunities to improve blood pressure measurement in the clinical setting to provide more accurate results. • Identify immune and inflammatory mechanisms that contribute to the development of hypertension and hypertension-related end-organ damage and discuss the research and clinical implications. • Educate participants about medical approaches for the management of comorbid obesity in patients with hypertension. • Describe new and emerging strategies for treating resistant hypertension. • Describe participants on the impact of value-based reimbursement on hypertension management and identify opportunities to improve its management.
The 14th Annual Clifton O. Dummett, Jr. Memorial Lecture and Workshop - Putting a Puzzle Together: Treating the Medically Complex Child in the Dental Office
Sep 11 - 12, 2020 | USD $885.00 | New Orleans, Louisiana
The 14th Annual Clifton O. Dummett, Jr. Memorial Lecture and Workshop - Putting a Puzzle Together: Treating the Medically Complex Child in the Dental Office is organized by LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education and will be held from Sep 11 - 12, 2020 at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States Of America. Overview: Friday Lecture: This lecture will provide attendees with a review of systemic issues and conditions affecting children and a contemporary approach to safe delivery of oral and dental care. Topics to be covered include pediatric hematology/oncology, hematopoietic stem cell and solid organ transplantation, cardiac defects and antibiotic prophylaxis for infective endocarditis, sickle cell disease, and Down syndrome, among others. Objectives: After the lecture, the attendee will be able to describe and discuss: • The etiology and pathophysiology of the systemic issues and conditions presented; • How these conditions and their treatment may affect the oral/dental tissues and the craniofacial growth; • How these conditions and their treatment affect the safe delivery of dental and oral care; modifications necessary for the safe delivery of dental and oral care for affected patients. Saturday Workshop: To apply the concepts learned in the lecture, a medical and dental history, along with clinical and radiographic findings, will be provided. Participants will discuss the best approach in the treatment planning and delivery of dental care in each scenario. The workshop will use audience participation in the discussion of clinical cases. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Sep 18 - 20, 2020 | USD $700.00 | New Orleans, Louisiana
Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA) Training is organized by LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education and will be held from Sep 18 - 20, 2020 at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Overview: This is the “next step” for assistants who want to expand their capabilities in dental practice. This course is designed to provide dental assistants with the knowledge and skills they need to perform expanded duty dental assisting functions as specified by Louisiana law. Hands-on exercises will be performed in the laboratory to reinforce the material presented in the lectures. Each participant will be given and must pass a post-course examination to determine their qualifications. Learning Objectives: Be able to identify, understand, and explain: • Function of instruments and materials used in coronal polishing • Limitations and uses of coronal polishing technique as contrasted with a prophylaxis • Use, care, and lubrication of the right-angle handpiece Instruments and materials for suturing • Types and levels of sedation • Types and uses of dental liners • Parts of the Tofflemire matrix retainer • Sequence of steps in the placement of an anterior restoration • Placement of pit and fissure sealant • Groups of extrinsic and intrinsic stains on dentition • Process for placing a medicated dressing post-operative • Cause and treatment of alveolar osteitis • Post-operative instruction to a patient for home care • Indications and contraindications for use of nitrous oxide • Safety features of the nitrous unit • Technique of, application, and monitoring nitrous oxide • Purpose of and different types of temporary crowns • Proper armamentarium needed for fabrication of a temporary crown • Use of rubber dam and the isolation of teeth • Manipulation and use of periodontal surgical dressing • Methods used for gingival retraction Be able to demonstrate: • Knowledge of dental anatomy • Coronal polishing • Process of removing sutures with a sterile technique • Placement of a cavity liner • Preparing, placing, wedging, and removing a Tofflemire matrix retainer • Etching of a posterior tooth prior to the placement of pit and fissure sealant • Gingival retraction using the chemical method • Removal of the retraction cord • Mixing, placement and removal of periodontal dressing • Application of pit and fissure sealants • Preparation needed before placement of sealants • Placement of temporary filling
Sep 23 - 26, 2020 | New Orleans, Louisiana
Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) 74th Annual Meeting is organized by Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) and would be held during Sep 23 - 26, 2020 at New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Additional Details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 24 - 26, 2020 | New Orleans, Louisiana
39th Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) Annual Conference is organized by Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) and will be held from Sep 24 - 26, 2020 at Hyatt Regency New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 25 - 27, 2020 | CME 17.75 | USD $1,400.00 | New Orleans, Louisiana
This Conference has been CANCELLED. The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia is organized by Airway Management Education Center (AMEC) and will be held from Sep 25 - 27, 2020 at InterContinental New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 17.75 CME Credits. Target Audience: The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia is intended for anesthesia-trained healthcare providers including Anesthesiologists, Nurse Anesthetists and Anesthesiologist Assistants. Description: This advanced, evidence-based program will enhance your skills in: when & how to use awake intubation in the difficult airway; how to identify & successfully manage the failed airway - with an emphasis on open cricothyrotomy; when & how to use airway exchange catheters to facilitate safe extubation of the difficult airway; new techniques for team leadership and managing human factors in an airway-related crisis. Then you'll bring it all together working through our Code Airway simulations - hands-on management of challenging scenarios! This course is created and continually updated by practicing international experts in Anesthesiology, Airway Management and Human Factors, and is designed to advance the skills of even the most experienced providers. Lung Separation Workshop -- an optional, pre-course workshop where you’ll learn and practice lung separation techniques with options for the difficult airway. This advanced, evidence-based program will enhance your skills in: • when & how to use awake intubation in the difficult airway; • how to identify & successfully manage the failed airway - with an emphasis on open cricothyrotomy; • when & how to use airway exchange catheters to facilitate safe extubation of the difficult airway; • new techniques for team leadership and managing human factors in an airway-related crisis. Setting the Standard: Thousands of physicians world-wide come to our course for intensive training in the most critical elements of difficult airway management. Highlights include: • Instruction by a world-class faculty of airway experts with an unparalleled passion for teaching. • Content, techniques and “pearls” that benefit even the most experienced providers. • Hands-on sessions featuring challenging Code AirwayTM stations. • Focus on difficult airway management, difficult extubation, failed airway management and crisis team leadership. • Dynamic and interactive learning environment. Hands-on Training in Crucial Airway Techniques: • Awake Intubation — When & How • Topical Anesthesia • Open Cricothyrotomy • Extubation and Tube Exchange • Crisis Team Leadership • Video Laryngoscopy • Flexible Endoscopic Intubation • Lighted and Fiberoptic Intubating Stylets and Guides • Techniques for the Obese Patient • Simulation Case Reinforcing Cognitive Information • Up-to-Date Evidence Purpose & Objectives: This course is designed to provide participants with state-of-the-art information and hands-on experience with the most critical elements of airway management to ensure effective and appropriate management of the airway. Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will be able to: • Perform an airway assessment to predict difficulty • Describe the key elements of the difficult airway. • Describe the steps of awake intubation. • Identify a failed airway. • Demonstrate proper surgical airway management techniques. • Describe when and how to use an airway exchange catheter. • Demonstrate safe extubation and tube exchange techniques. • Use communication and team leadership techniques to optimize airway management. • Demonstrate assessment and decision-making in a variety of airway management scenarios.
Sep 25, 2020 | CME 7.25 | USD $250.00 | New Orleans, Louisiana
This conference has been CANCELLED. 2020 Crescent City GI, Endoscopy, and Liver Disease Update is organized by Ochsner Health System and will be held on Sep 25, 2020 at Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel , New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Target Audience: Gastroenterologists, Infectious Disease Specialists, General Surgeons, Primary Care Physicians, Advanced Practice Clinicians, Nurses, Residents and Fellows. Accreditation: The Ochsner Clinic Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Description: To provide physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and other staff involved with patient care an overview of the latest breakthroughs and practical approaches in evaluating and treating patients with digestive and liver diseases. Recently published data will be reviewed, and controversies related to managing various GI and liver conditions will be discussed. Educational Objectives By the end of this conference, the participant should be able to: • Recognize the minimally-invasive techniques that can be used to treat GI tract disorders • Review current issues leading to provider burnout, including gender-based issues impacting GI practice • Understand new developments related to managing liver disease and complications of cirrhosis • Demonstrate endoscopic techniques utilized in treating various GI tract disorders • Identify best practice for preparing patients for endoscopic procedures • Learn ergonomic techniques to reduce endoscopy related musculoskeletal injury • Apply the best evidence in managing patients with pancreatic necrosis Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.