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Apr 25 - 27, 2018 | CME 23.50 | USD $700 | Pediatrics
45th Annual Pediatric Trends is organized by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and will be held during Apr 25 - 27, 2018 at Turner Auditorium, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is pediatricians, general practitioners, nurse practitioners, PAs, pediatric sub-specialists, pediatric residents, pediatric sub-specialty fellows, family practitioners and other allied health professionals interested in the care of infants, children and adolescents. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 23.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description : Pediatric medicine is evolving on a daily basis and it can be difficult for a general pediatric practitioner to remain up-to-date on new standards of care, therapies, and medications. The goal of this course is to fulfill the need in the practicing pediatric community to increase and improve competence in the field of pediatric medicine and to integrate best practices based on evidence based medicine and current research. Dr. Ngo reached out to division leaders to discuss potential topics related to their sub-specialty that may be of particular interest to the general practitioner. This will assist in closing the gap between community and academic medicine. Reasons to refer to a tertiary care center will also be discussed. Conference Objectives are : • Explain different radio-logical modalities and scenarios for utilization. • Recall the new guidelines for Brief Resolved Unexplained Event (BRUE). • Identify “red flags” for malignancy in a patient presenting with lymphadenopathy. • Discuss the causes and management of anemia in various pediatric age groups through case presentations. • Diagnose Kawasaki Disease based on new updates. • Explain when to screen for hypertension in children and adolescents. • Evaluate and manage the pediatric patient with hypertension. • Recognize the complexity of neonatal abstinence syndrome and factors that affect its presentation. • Discuss and provide optimal assessment and intervention for infants and their mothers affected by neonatal abstinence syndrome. • Describe the organizational structure and services provided through school health services and school based health centers in Maryland. • Discuss epidemiology of vector-borne infections and common clinical presentations. • Diagnose and manage mood and anxiety disorders. • Utilize the Neonatal Sepsis Calculator to determine sepsis risk. • Identify variations in typical feeding/swallowing development and signs of problems. • Describe pathophysiology of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. • Recognize the presentation of pediatric stroke and time sensitivity of diagnosis. • Recall common pediatric rashes and their uncommon presentations. • Identify common pediatric endocrine disorders and describe the management of these illnesses. • Discuss the differences between wheat sensitivity and celiac disease. • Identify red-flags that increase your index of suspicion for a pediatric sarcoma. • Recognize undiagnosed or first time seizure and management of comorbidities (ADHD, mood disorders, school difficulties, drug side effects).
Apr 26 - 28, 2018 | USD $475 | Healthcare Management
The 6th Annual Academy for Professionalism in Health Care (APHC) Conference is organized by Academy for Professionalism in Health Care (APHC) and will be held during Apr 26 - 28, 2018 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America. This conference will be encouraged to consider the quality of resilience, and to explore its connections to the development and demonstration of professionalism in clinicians. While there are many definitions of the term, we understand resilience to be the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, or significant workplace stress-all common components of a healthcare environment. The values of professionalism may benefit from clinician commitment to resilience, but it is unclear how or if this attribute can be cultivated. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Pancreas 2018 - Innovations in the Care of Pancreatic Cancer is organized by European Pancreatic Club (EPC) and will be held during Apr 26 - 29, 2018 at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America. This Conference will provide a common platform for all specialists involved in pancreatic cancer to interact and share the latest information and developments. This will include promoting the highest standards of treatment, education and training, clinical and basic research, disease prevention, and patient care at a multi-disciplinary level. Pancreas 2018 will bring together medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, pathologists, and clinical and basic scientists from all over the globe, to explore current knowledge in the treatment of pancreatic cancer and providing a unique opportunity for all those working in the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer, to learn of the latest developments in this rapidly changing and expanding field. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 27 - 28, 2018 | CME 16.75 | Rheumatology
14th Annual Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of the Rheumatic Diseases is organized by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and will be held during Apr 27 - 28, 2018 at Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is rheumatologists, internists, gerontologists, orthopedic surgeons, nurses and other allied health professionals involved in the care of patients with rheumatic diseases. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description: Now in its 14th year, this two-day symposium has been planned for the providers who care for patients with rheumatic disease. Given the wide variety of rheumatologic disorders, and an ever-increasing number of diagnostic procedures and treatment options, it is necessary to provide clinicians with information about strategies for the early diagnosis of these conditions, novel state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, and opportunities to utilize the most effective treatments to ensure optimal patient outcomes. Course Objectives: • Discuss updates in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. • Identify new treatment options for patients with gout. • Discuss new and emerging issues in the management of myositis. • Identify major issues related to the management of vasculitis. • Recognize the role of opioids in managing pain for the rheumatic disease population. • Discuss treatment strategies in lupus nephritis. • Discuss the microbiome and its role in auto-immune diseases. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 28 - 28, 2018 | CME 6.50 | USD $99 | Psychiatry
Psych Congress Regional Meeting - Baltimore, MD is organized by Psych Congress Network and will be held on Apr 28, 2018 at Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is psychiatrists, primary care physicians, psychologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, psychiatric nurses, and other healthcare professionals who seek to improve the care of patients with mental health disorders. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Objectives are : • Use scales, screeners, and measurement-based care to improve efficiencies and outcomes in patients with mental disorders. • Review the neurobiological basis of mental illness and how the latest scientific findings impact clinical practice. • Integrate nonpharmacologic strategies into personalized treatment regimens for patients with mental disorders. • Assess clinical data on current and emerging psychopharmacology and incorporate these agents into treatment strategies. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 28 - 29, 2018 | CME 16.00 | Pathology
Second Annual Stars of the American Registry of Pathology Fascicles in Partnership with Johns Hopkins Pathology is organized by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and will be held during Apr 28 - 29, 2018 at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is general surgical pathologists and pathology residents and fellows. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description : In daily practice, pathologists must confront ever-changing classifications of neoplasms and newer treatments that are based on molecular mechanisms of diseases. Areas in which the field of medicine is changing revolve around, soft tissue tumors in general and gastrointestinal stromal tumors in specific, the new classification of hematopoietic neoplasms, the new classification of head and neck tumors, the complex story of renal neoplasms, and criteria for diagnosis of thyroid tumors, which have all been updated in the past few years. There are also some areas that result in perpetual difficulty, namely diagnosis of melanomas, urothelial lesions, common central nervous system tumors, and hepatic neoplasms. Lastly, classification of colorectal polyps and neoplasms will be addressed, an area of pathology that has drastically changed in the past decade. Drawing on the expertise of past, present, and future Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP)/American Registry of Pathology (ARP) fascicle authors in partnership with Johns Hopkins Pathology. Conference Objectives: • Discuss the World Health Organization 2017 classification of head and neck tumors. • Compare various mutations with the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumors. • Diagnose lymphomas accurately within the standards of the 2017 World Health Organization classification. • Evaluate fatty liver disease. • Diagnose key brain lesions likely to be encountered in the community setting. • Discuss the 2017 World Health Organization classification of renal neoplasms. • Apply criteria in line with American College of Gastroenterology recommendations esophageal biopsies. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Current Manual Therapy and Neuromuscular Stabilization Concepts for the Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Joint is organized by Healthclick and will be held during Apr 28 - 29, 2018 at MedStar Harbor Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Neurologists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 hours of CME Credits. Course Description: Referrals for the evaluation and treatment of lumbar and sacroiliac joint pathologies are frequently seen in physical therapy and sports medicine clinics. Disorders in the lumbar spine and sacroiliac regions can be difficult to manage as one diagnosis can present with a multitude of physical exam findings. Determining which findings are relevant and have a high probability of changing the patients primary complaint is usually where the clinical challenge lies. This intermediate level comprehensive course will provide clinicians with information and techniques that can be utilized the following day in their clinical practice. A systematic assessment of the lumbar spine, sacroiliac region and hip will be presented. Emphasis will be placed on utilizing current evidence, algorithms, and clinical reasoning in the classification and treatment of syndromes. Specific diagnosis will include lumbar radiculopathy, lumbar spondylosis, lumbar facet dysfunction and lumbar stenosis. Joint dysfunctions that will be addressed will include: innominate positional faults, including upslips and translated innominates. The role of hip hypomobilities issues that can co-exist with lumbar/sacroiliac joint dysfunctions will also be examined. The manual therapy component of this course will integrate the Australian/Maitland and Osteopathic Medicine approaches with current research and effective clinical applications. Neuromuscular stabilization procedures will be evidence based as well and focus on proven treatment interventions. The majority of the course is laboratory in order to focus on clinicians handling skills and precise performance of techniques and exercises. Learning will be enhanced with computer slide presentations and video analysis projections. Case studies will also be utilized to reinforce clinical reasoning skills. Additionally, the course instruction will provide insight towards differential diagnosis of lumbar pathology, with special attention to concerns for physical therapists involved in the increasingly common practice of direct access. Conferences Objectives: • Design a program that integrates current evidenced-based information into a comprehensive program for lumbopelvic disorders. • Discuss the rationale for when to perform slow velocity and high velocity thrust mobilizations. • Analyze examination findings to establish an accurate treatment classification category. • Develop palpation and observation skills to identify movement dysfunction in the lumbar spine, pelvic girdle and sacroiliac joint. • Perform selected intervention strategies for the pelvic girdle and sacroiliac region based on the examination and current evidence. • Perform selected intervention strategies for the lumbar spine based on the examination and current evidence. • Develop a comprehensive rehabilitation program while incorporating muscle energy techniques/isometric mobilizations, functional assessment, joint mobilizations, movement re-education and exercise. • Design a treatment strategy that incorporates slow velocity and high velocity thrust techniques (to include rotations in neutral, flexion and extension). • Develop proper lumbopelvic stabilization exercises for hypermobile lumbopelvic patient presentations. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Fourth Annual Service Members and Veterans: Treatment Methods, End-of-life Considerations, and Changes in Cognitive Function for the Aging Patient is organized by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and will be held on May 01, 2018 at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Primary Care Physicians, Epidemiologists, Nurse Case Managers, Public Health Practitioners, Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurse Researchers, Physician's Assistants and Social Workers. Physicians working in the Department of Defense and in the Veterans Health Administration, Geriatric Medicine Internists, General Medicine Internists, Geriatric providers who are interested in geriatric medicine. This CME Conference has been approved with a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. This one day activity will provide attendees an opportunity to review treatment methods, end-of-life considerations, and changes in cognitive function for the aging service members and veterans. Leaders from Veterans Health Administration, VA Maryland Health Care System, and Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Hospital will provide lectures and discussions to improve the care of aging service members and veterans. Conference Objectives are : • Identify the common neuropsychiatric disturbances affecting the elderly • Recognize common end of life rituals and practices specific to the aging Veteran. • Identify current pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions used to manage agitation in the elderly • Identify the current VA initiatives to meet the needs of an aging Veteran population. • Recognize the unique risk of suicide and suicidal behavior in geriatric populations Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 02 - 04, 2018 | CME 25.00 | USD $550 | Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Second Annual HITEC: Hopkins International Therapeutic Endoscopy Course is organized by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and will be held during May 02 - 04, 2018 at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is intended for endoscopists, gastroenterologists, surgeons, gastroenterology/surgical fellows, endoscopy nurses and endoscopy technicians. This CME Conference has been Approved for a maximum of 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Course Description : The Johns Hopkins International Therapeutic Endoscopy Course (HITEC) is an intense 2-3 day course dedicated to providing the practicing endoscopist state-of-the-art updates in luminal, pancreaticobiliary and bariatric endoscopy. In addition to extensive live endoscopy demonstrations and keynote lectures by superstar national and international faculty, our unique format will include faculty-led lunchtime symposia focusing on the various aspects of therapeutic endoscopy as well as video sessions that encourage opportunities to demonstrate rare cases not typically performed during live courses in the U.S. The pancreaticobiliary endoscopy sessions will illustrate basic and advanced principles and techniques of EUS/ERCP, cholangiopancreatoscopy and interventional EUS. The luminal endoscopy sessions will focus on techniques such as ESD, POEM and EUS-guided anastomosis creation. The bariatric endoscopy sessions will demonstrate primary endoscopic therapies as well as novel techniques to manage the complications of bariatric surgery. Both therapeutic endoscopy and bariatric endoscopy hands-on labs are offered with training performed by world-renowned experts. In short, this unique course featuring superstar global endoscopists will ensure detailed and comprehensive illustration of optimal techniques to enhance endoscopic skills, while simultaneously introducing advanced and novel procedures/techniques to endoscopists everywhere. Conference Objectives are: • Lectures, live demonstrations and hands-on training by superstar national and international faculty from around the globe. • Live demonstrations over 2 days to include basic, advanced and cutting-edge endoscopic procedures and techniques. • Demonstration of the latest breakthrough endoscopic equipment and accessories • Direct interaction with Hopkins and visiting faculty. • Optional one-day Bariatric endoscopy module including lectures and hands-on training • Optional Half-day hands-on lab session with professional trainingmodels • Interactive video sessions with commentary from expert faculty • Luncheon sessions with national and international faculty
May 03 - 04, 2018 | CME 15.00 | USD $1695 | Emergency Medicine
Practical Emergency Airway Management Course is organized by Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) and will be held during May 03 - 04, 2018 at Hampton Inn Baltimore-Downtown-Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America. The target audience for this course is tailored to emergency physicians, but critical care physicians, hospitalists, anesthesiologists, and respiratory therapy and paramedical personnel responsible for emergency airways will also benefit from this specialized practical approach. This CME Conference has been approved with a maximum of 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Overview : The Practical Emergency Airway Management 2 day course provides an in-depth look at effective airway management techniques that you will actually use in your next emergency airway. This course provides an in-depth look at effective surgical airway management techniques that you will actually use in your next emergency airway. There is a unique focus on airway anatomy and imaging combined with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to practice the techniques on a large variety of non-embalmed, specially prepared cadavers. This is the only cadaver airway course available. This course teaches practical, effective skills and strategies for adult and pediatric intubation that promote patient safety and increase provider confidence. Topics covered include orotracheal intubation, laryngoscopy, surgical airways (cricothyrotomy, tracheotomy), video laryngoscopy, fiberoptic intubation, nasotracheal intubation, pediatric intubation, and rescue ventilation devices such as the laryngeal mask airway. The intubation and ventilation techniques and devices are presented within an overall practical algorithm for the difficult airway that is applicable for emergency settings. There is significant focus on patient safety and a best practice approach to rapid sequence intubation. Conference Objectives are : • Formulate an overall strategy for different emergency airway situations emphasizing pre-procedural assessment of the "difficult" airway, indications for nasal and surgical airways, and the role of rapid sequence intubation. • Apply and understand techniques of laryngoscopy including external laryngeal manipulation, head elevated positioning, and paraglossal straight blade technique. • Effectively use laryngoscopy adjuncts including tube stylets and introducers, as well as understanding the fundamentals of laryngoscopy blade design and selection. • Explain the role of and the methods of insertion of rescue ventilation devices including the laryngeal mask airway and tracheal-esophageal Combitube, as well as means of transitioning. • from such devices to tracheal tube placement. • Describe laryngeal and upper airway anatomy including the structures of the laryngeal inlet, and the significance of these anatomic landmarks in terms of laryngoscopy, rescue ventilation, and surgical airway techniques. • Cite the indications and techniques of emergency surgical airways including retrograde intubation, cricothyrotomy, and tracheotomy. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.