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Sep 20 - 21, 2019 | CME 9.00 | Duluth, Minnesota
Minnesota Medical Association (MMA)'s 2019 Annual Conference is organized by Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) and will be held from Sep 20 - 21, 2019 at Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America. This CME conference has been approved for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Who Should Attend: Physicians and physicians-in-training from all specialties and all parts of Minnesota are encouraged to attend. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 04 - 05, 2019 | CE Hours 16.00 | USD $359 | Duluth, Minnesota
23rd Annual Duluth Breast Imaging Conference is organized by Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI) and will be held from Oct 04 - 05, 2019 at The Inn On Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America. Audience: This program is intended for all mammographers and x-ray technologists with a special interest in Breast Imaging. Credits: Category A/A+ CE credit is pending approval by the ASRT. An application for 16 hours of credit for radiologic technologists recognized by the ARRT and various licensure states has been filed. 8 credits for Day 1, 8 credits for Day 2. Partial days credit is not given. Overview: This 2 day conference with a lecture about the latest in Artificial Intelligence in Mammography, the most up and coming subject area in the mammography field! There will be updates on the advantages of skin marking in Breast Tomosynthesis. Information will be presented on the newly passed law governing breast density and how this will affect the letter to patients after receiving their mammogram. Clinical implications of dense breast tissue on screening and the breast cancer risk will also be discussed. Mammographic positioning will be presented on both days as well as updates regarding ACR mammography accreditation and MQSA regulation updates, including EQUIP. Updates in breast tomosynthesis as well as additional upcoming breast imaging modalities will be presented. Two nurses join us and talk about the important role breast navigation plays in a breast cancer patient’s journey. Educational Objectives: At the completion of this program, participants will be able to: • Recall both Mammography Accreditation and MQSA Regulations updates. • Describe the clinical implications of dense breast tissue on screening and the breast cancer risk. • Identify the need for patient/health care education on the topic of breast density & discuss educational tools to facilitate communication to patients and healthcare providers. • Recognize the newest tools for the diagnosis of breast cancer, and how they help find cancers early and make treatment planning easier. • Apply the techniques to evaluate clinical images and assessment techniques. • Discuss the advances in mammographic positioning and techniques to enhance current positioning styles through positioning with a live model. • Recognize the role of a Breast Cancer Navigator and to identify & care for a high-risk breast cancer patient. • Demonstrate skills to maximize breast tissue visualization on patients who are difficult to position. • Relate the newest updates and improvements in Breast Tomosynthesis Technology (DBT). • Evaluate a mass seen on mammography and how DBT can help in the work up of breast lesions. • Practice performing tomo-guided biopsies and explore automated whole breast ultrasound. • Select which imaging modalities work best for which patients. • Implement an EQUIP program successfully in your breast center.
Oct 18 - 19, 2019 | Contact Hours 13.75 | Duluth, Minnesota
Practical Dermatology: Basic and Advanced Topics for Primary Care is organized by University of Minnesota - Continuing Professional Development and will be held from Oct 18 - 19, 2019 at Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America. Audience: This conference is ideal for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and registered nurses in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and emergency medicine who treat patients with common dermatologic diseases. Accreditation: American Medical Association (AMA) The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) This activity is awarded up to 13.75 ANCC contact hours. American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification Part II (ABIM) ABIM MOC II ImageSuccessful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 13.75 and Medical Knowledge 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. Description: This two-day course has been designed to provide enhanced knowledge and skills in the area of dermatology for practicing family physicians and primary care providers. Primary care providers need information on the diagnosis and management of common skin disorders, exposure to the features of serious skin diseases, and an appreciation of a larger scope of clinical presentations of skin cancer. Presentations, focusing on the most common skin disorders seen in primary care, will provide physicians valuable information on diagnosis and treatment of many dermatologic conditions. Registrants will have the opportunity to engage in conversation with the experts and will have an opportunity to participate in a hands-on skills workshop performing common skin procedures using pigs’ feet. Educational Objectives: Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to: • Perform common types of skin biopsies and excisions on a pigs' foot. • Diagnose the common and uncommon presentations of skin cancer. • Create a differential diagnosis for common and less common skin rashes.