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Apr 23 - 25, 2018 | Free | Infectious Disease
Annual Conference on Vaccinology Research (ACVR) is organized by National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) and will be held during Apr 23 - 25, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, Maryland, United States Of America. The target audience for this medical event is Healthcare Professionals, Public Health Officials, Researchers, Scientists, Trainees, Vaccine, Diagnostic, and Device Manufacturers, Veterinarians. Course Description: The Annual Conference on Vaccinology Research (ACVR) provides high-quality, current reports of scientific progress and best practices featured in both invited presentations and submitted oral abstracts and posters. The ACVR brings together the diverse disciplines involved in the research and development of vaccines and associated technologies for disease control through immunization. By drawing upon an international audience of scientists and researchers, healthcare professionals and trainees, veterinarians, vaccine manufacturers, and public health officials, the conference is designed to encourage the exchange of ideas across a broad range of disciplines. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 19 - 19, 2018 | CME 6.25 | USD $125 | Transplant Surgery
1st Annual MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute Symposium is organized by MedStar Health and will be held on May 19, 2018 at Bethesda Marriott, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is gastroenterologists, pediatric gastroenterologists, general surgeons, hepatobiliary surgeons, pediatric hematologists and oncologists, surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, hepatologists, cardiologists, endocrinologists, nephrologists, neonatologists, intensivists, primary care physicians, emergency physicians, hospitalists, residents and fellows, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, nutritionists, social workers, occupational therapists, physical therapists, dialysis technicians, home health providers serving pediatric populations, and pediatric case managers. In addition, the program is intended for members of the healthcare team who are involved in the care of patients with chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease, kidney and pancreas transplantations, and liver diseases. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits. Overview : The educational program will consist of three parallel tracks navigating the diagnosis and treatment options for kidney, pancreas, liver, and intestines requiring a transplant. These tracks include: Advances in Liver Diseases and Transplantation, Current Issues in Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation and Dialysis, and Update on Transplantation for Children. The Liver track will cover topics such as chronic liver diseases, understanding the liver transplant process, and hepatocellular carcinoma. Through the Kidney and Pancreas track, the learner will gain a better understanding of the new kidney allocation system, post-transplant care, managing the wait list, and living donor transplantation. The third track, Update on Transplantation for Children, will examine updates on intrahepatic cholestasis syndromes, pediatric intestinal transplantation, and the transition from pediatric to adult intestinal failure and transplant care. MGTI 2018 offers an educational experience for attendees to interact in an interprofessional learning environment with designated tracks, lectures and panel discussions. Objectives : After completing this activity, the participant will be able to; • Demonstrate improved management of infantile intrahepatic cholestatic liver disease, including role of various surgical interventions, outcomes, and indications for transplantation. • Demonstrate improved management of chronic pancreatitis in children, particularly as relates to nutrition support. • Explain long-term outcomes in pediatric intestinal transplantation and the immunological barriers to achieving long-term graft function. • Identify infectious problems in intestinal failure, extended central vein access, and their management. • Recognize thrombotic complications of long-term central vein access and their management. • Utilize methods to achieve optimal multidisciplinary care in ambulatory management of pediatric patients with intestinal failure • Establish a framework for the eventual transition of care of older patients to adult providers. • Discuss recent advances in kidney and/or pancreas transplant • Recognize factors that both limit and enhance access to kidney and/or pancreas transplant • Identify factors to improve transplant outcomes • Indicate specific patient subsets who are considered at higher risk for lack of access to transplantation and inferior post-transplant outcomes • Recognize what constitutes immunologic high risk status and how to overcome such barriers to transplantation • Define the role of obesity in kidney transplant patients with focus on nutrition • Review pharmacological options to facilitate access, improve post-transplant outcomes and manage HIV infection in transplant patients • Distinguish the challenges and options for personalization with regards to specific patient subsets and the pharmacological interventions to overcome those challenges • Discuss the current screening strategies, staging mechanisms and treatment options for patients with liver diseases and cirrhosis • Compare the indications and contraindications for liver transplant with the goal of increasing patient access and improving outcomes • Recognize the importance surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients at increased risk • Identify common clinical scenarios and evidence-based management of patients with liver diseases • Identify the latest treatment recommendations of patients with Hepatitis C and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease • Discuss the indications for intestinal rehabilitation and transplant Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 25 - 26, 2018 | Free | Research and Clinical Research | Primary Care
North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Practice-based Research Network (PBRN) Conference is organized by North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) and would be held during Jun 25 - 26, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, Maryland, United States Of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 09 - 10, 2018 | Free | Infectious Disease
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) Clinical Vaccinology Fall Course is organized by National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) and will be held during Nov 09 - 10, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, Maryland, United States Of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 24 - 25, 2019 | Free | Research and Clinical Research | Primary Care
North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Practice-based Research Network (PBRN) Conference is organized by North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) and would be held during Jun 24 - 25, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.