Upcoming Medical Conferences in New OrleansSearch Criteria : United States of America New Orleans
Jul 19 - 21, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana
14th Annual New Orleans Summer Cancer Meeting (NOSCM) is organized by Meetings Events & Conference Coordinators, (MECC) and will be held from Jul 19 – 21, 2019 at The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is designed for medical oncologists, hematologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, oncology nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants, residents and fellows in Hematology/Oncology as well as other healthcare professionals involved in the management of cancer patients. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 19 - 20, 2019 | CME 10.25 | USD $200 | New Orleans, Louisiana
15th Annual Update in Pediatrics is organized by Ochsner Health System and will be held from Jul 19 - 20, 2019 at Brent House Conference Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Accreditation The Ochsner Clinic Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Designation The Ochsner Clinic Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
47th Annual Institute and Conference - "Advancing Nursing Practice: Innovation, Access and Health Equity"
Jul 23 - 28, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana
47th Annual Institute and Conference - "Advancing Nursing Practice: Innovation, Access and Health Equity" is organized by National Black Nurses Association (NBNA), Inc. and will be held from Jul 23 - 28, 2019 at Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 26 - 28, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana
Southwest Society of Periodontists (SWSP) 2019 Summer Meeting is organized by Southwest Society of Periodontists (SWSP) and will be held from Jul 26 - 28, 2019 at The Westin New Orleans Canal Place, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 27 - 31, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) Annual Conference & Tradeshow 2019 is organized by National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) and will be held from Jul 27 - 31, 2019 at New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 16 - 18, 2019 | CDE 24.00 | USD $650 | New Orleans, Louisiana
Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA) is organized by LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education and will be held from Aug 16 - 18, 2019 at LSU School of Dentistry, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Credits: 24 hours clinical CDE credit (12 hours lecture/12 hours participation) Course Overview: Please note - this is NOT a beginner dental assisting course. It is the "next step" for assistants who want to expand their capabilities in dental practice. Do not consider registering for this course unless you have six-months of experience chair side assisting a dentist. This course is designed to provide dental assistants - who have a minimum of six months' chair side dental assisting experience - 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 didactic material presented in the lectures. Each participant will be given and must pass a post-course examination to determine his or her qualifications. Because the temperature may vary from one location to another during the course, attendees are strongly encouraged to bring a sweater or jacket. After successfully completing the EDDA course, dental assistants must: • Complete and sign an "EDDA Application for Certification Confirmation" and mailÂ to the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry (LSBD). ○ The EDDA application requires (see EDDA LSBD Application below): • Proof of completion of your EDDA course (Verification of Participation letter) • Proof of completion of an LSBD-approved radiology course (Verification of Participation letter) • AÂ copy (not the original) of a current CPR certification card • (You do notÂ need to bring these documents to the LSU EDDA course) Course Objectives: After successfully completing the EDDA course, students should be able to: • Describe the limitations and uses of coronal polishing technique as contrasted with a prophylaxis. • Name and describe the groups of extrinsic and intrinsic stains on dentition. • Describe the use and, care and lubrication of the right angle handpiece. • Identify and describe the function of the instruments and materials used in coronal polishing. • Demonstrate coronal polishing. • Name the instruments and materials for suturing. • Demonstrate the process of removing sutures with a sterile technique. • Describe the process of placing a medicated dressing postoperative. • Explain the cause and treatment of alveolar osteitis. • Describe post-operative instructions to a patient for home care. • Identify the types and uses of dental liners. • Demonstrate the placement of a cavity liner. • Identify the parts of the Tofflemire matrix retainer. • Demonstrate preparing, placing, wedging and removing a Tofflemire matrix retainer. • Identify the sequences of steps in the placement of an anterior restoration; and placement of pit and fissure sealant. • Demonstrate the etching of a posterior tooth prior to the placement of pit and fissure sealant. • List three methods used for gingival retraction. • Demonstrate gingival retraction using the chemical method. • Demonstrate the removal of the retraction cord. • Describe the manipulation and use of periodontal surgical dressing. • Demonstrate the mixing and placement of the periodontal dressing. • Demonstrate the removal of the periodontal dressing. • Describe the indications for use of nitrous oxide. • Describe the contraindication for use of nitrous oxide. • Identify the levels of sedation. • Knowledgeable of the safety features of the nitrous Unit. • Understand technique of application and monitoring nitrous oxide. • Demonstrate the application of pit and fissure sealants. • Demonstrate the preparation needed before the placement of sealants. • Demonstrate the knowledge of dental anatomy. • Understand the purpose of a temporary crown. • Identify the different types of temporary crowns. • Fabricate a custom temporary crown. • Knowledgeable of proper armamentarium needed for fabrication of a temporary crown. • Demonstrate placement of temporary filling. • Understand the use of rubber dam and the isolation of teeth.
Aug 24, 2019 | CME 7.00 | USD $110 | New Orleans, Louisiana
Hepatitis B&C Training Program and Treatment Update 2019 is organized by Scripps Health and will be held on Aug 24, 2019 at Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Accreditation: Physicians: Scripps Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. American Academy of Physician Assistants: PAs may claim a maximum of 7 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society ABIM MOC Credits: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 7 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Please note: ABIM MOC credits will be awarded to those who successfully complete the requirements outlined in the post-conference evaluation. Credits earned will be reported to the ABIM approximately 60 days post co Course Overview: The Scripps National Hepatitis B & C Training Program and Treatment Update will contribute towards increasing the number of health care practitioners educated on the prevalence of chronic viral hepatitis, as well as those properly preventing, diagnosing, treating, and/or referring patients with chronic illness therefore contributing towards prevention of new cases, and improving management of already infected patients. Educational Objectives: After attending this live activity, participants should be able to: • Discuss the prevalence and incidence of acute and chronic hepatitis B and hepatitis C both in the general US population and in at risk populations. • Review the history, epidemiology, demographics, natural history, histology, immunology and pathophysiology of the viral infection. • Discuss state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment guidelines for both hepatitis B and C. • Formulate and/or implement strategies for preventing, diagnosing, treating, and/or referring patients with HBV and/or HCV. • Evaluate the multidisciplinary team approach to care of patients with hepatitis B and C. • Establish a local network of practitioners for information sharing, referrals, etc. • Improve the health of patients infected with the HBV and/or HCV virus Speakers: Shobha Joshi, MD, Fredric G. Regenstein, MD Time: 12:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Aug 24, 2019 | CDE 7.00 | USD $300 | New Orleans, Louisiana
Digital & Conventional Radiology for the Dental Assistant (RAD) is organized by LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education and will be held on Aug 24, 2019 at LSU School of Dentistry, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Credit: 7 hours clinical CDE credit (3.5 hours lecture/3.5 hours participation) Course Overview & Objectives This course is also approved by the Mississippi State Board of Dental Examiners. A written test given by our faculty completes their requirements. When registering, please let us know if you will be working in Mississippi. This course will provide training for auxiliary personnel in the technique of accurate intraoral dental radiography. Practical experience will be provided in radiographic technique, darkroom procedures, and mounting intraoral x-rays. The long cone paralleling technique will be emphasized. The "bisecting the angle" technique will be presented in theory and in practice. Each participant will be required to take a full mouth set of radiographs on a dry skull. An understanding of the factors involved is necessary to achieve satisfactory results. Therefore, theory will be presented only to the extent of the participant's need to understand the reasons for various technique procedures, and the background for the safe and efficient use of dental x-ray equipment. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 27 - 30, 2019 | USD $1135 | New Orleans, Louisiana
2019 Safety+ Information National Symposium is organized by Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association, Inc. (VPPPA) and will be held from Aug 27 - 30, 2019 at New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 04 - 07, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana
MIS Week 2019 / SLS Annual Meeting is organized by Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) and will be held from Sep 04 - 07, 2019 at The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. The Target audience consists of general surgeons, gynecologists, urologists, pediatric, thoracic surgeons and others interested in laparoscopic, endoscopic, robotic, and minimally invasive surgical techniques. The Meeting consists of Plenary Sessions; Focused topic updates on multiple clinical problems and applications; Expert review and discussion of surgical videos showing accidents, mishaps, and surprises as well as strategies to prevent them; Deconstruction and discussion of video-taped surgeries performed by master surgeons; Exhibitions; Competitions for Best Papers, Videos, and Scientific Posters; Future Technology Sessions; and over 200 General Surgery, Gynecology, Urology, and Multispecialty Scientific Presentations in peer-reviewed abstract sessions. The meeting is open to students, residents, fellows, clinicians and others allied to the field. Venue: The Roosevelt New Orleans: A Waldorf Astoria Hotel & Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.