Upcoming Medical Conferences in NevadaSearch Criteria : United States of America
Feb 20 - 22, 2019 | CME 8.00 | USD $1295 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Stoller: A Comprehensive Tutorial in Musculoskeletal Imaging is organized by CME Science and will be held from Feb 20 - 22, 2019 at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. Target Audience: Board certified general radiologists and trainees interested in musculoskeletal imaging • Orthopedic Surgeons • Radiology fellows in training • Radiologist Assistants and MRI Technologists • Practicing physicians in sports medicine and related clinical subspecialties who desire to familiarize themselves with the current role of imaging in patient evaluation • Allied health care professionals who desire to have an update on the state of current imaging as an aid to patient management for diseases of the musculoskeletal system Conference Objectives: • Employ a shoulder checklist method including interpretation techniques for the rotator cuff and interval, biceps labral complex, inferior glenohumeral ligament complex, and capsular structures including the anterior band. • Identify glenoid wear patterns in multidirectional instability, microinstability, anterior and posterior instability. • Develop a knee checklist with foolproof ACL diagnosis and techniques for prospective diagnosis of all types of meniscal tears, differentiating circumferential surface from cross-sectional tear patterns. • Introduce strategies for the evaluation of the cruciate ligaments, posterolateral instability, and articular cartilage. • Utilize a femoroacetabular impingement checklist to distinguish between FAI and DDH pathology. • Discuss approaches for accurate acetabular-labral tear identification. Introduce orthopedic articular cartilage classification for the acetabular roof. • Develop an ankle checklist including articulations, ligaments, tendons and articular cartilage. • Describe all types of soft tissue ankle impingement and posterior ligamentous and subtalar joint anatomy. • Develop a wrist checklist with emphasis on the intrinsic and extrinsic ligaments and the triangular fibrocartilage. • Explain the relevance of perilunate instability, SLAC and triscaphe arthritis. • Develop an elbow checklist with the ability to differentiate epicondylitis from instability patterns Stoller Mini-Fellowship: Stoller Mini-Fellowship Workshop will be held on Feb 20, 2019. Advanced MRI Case-Based Mini-Fellowship where Dr. Stoller will review select images and entire DICOM Shoulder MRI cases on Wednesday before the regular didactic checklist course. Dr. Stoller will provide advanced 1.5 and 3T updates and specifically demonstrate his hints and secrets for identifying SLAP tears with high sensitivity and specificity, specific rotator cuff tear patterns using actual cases and examples of high attachment anterior band and glenohumeral joint capsular variations. The new concept of the rotator cable and over-tensioning the cuff in repair, which is not yet covered in the literature will be discussed. 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credits are offered for this program. Objectives: • Assemble and use a checklist for the shoulder MR interpretation • Apply protocol technical considerations • Identify interpretation pitfalls • Employ a strategy to interpret shoulder MR studies using the checklist Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 22 - 23, 2019 | USD $4797 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Botox & Dermal Fillers & Frontline TMJ & Orofacial Pain is organized by American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE) and will be held from Feb 22 - 23, 2019 at Los Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 25 - 26, 2019 | USD $600 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Reimbursement & Coding Seminar For Cardiology is organized by McVey Associates, Inc. and will be held from Feb 25 - 26, 2019 at Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. Course Description: • The most current ICD & CPT coding instruction Strategies to assist correct coding, reimbursement and compliance. • Learn Cardiology coding techniques that work. • Advanced Cardiology coding techniques that ease paperwork. • Handle special Cardiology situations. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 25 - Mar 01, 2019 | CME 22.75 | USD $2797 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Skin and Wound Management Course is organized by Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI) and will be held from Feb 25 - Mar 01, 2019 at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is LPN/LVN, RN, NP, PA, MD, DO, DPM, RD, RDN, PTA, PT, OTA, OT. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22.75 Credits. Course Description: The Skin and Wound Management course offer an evidence-based approach to wound management and current standards of practice to keep clinicians legally defensible at the bedside. Learning Objectives : • Discuss how standards of care, evidence-based practice, and a multidisciplinary wound care team can affect clinical choices in wound management. • Discuss the basic anatomy and physiology of the skin. • Identify at least 5 parameters required for accurate wound assessment. • Identify pressure ulcer stages according to NPUAP guidelines. • Identify 5 factors which enhance or impede the wound healing process. • Explain 4 types of basic principles of wound bed preparation. • Identify 3 major components of a nutritional assessment for optimizing wound healing. • Identify 4 different categories for topical wound management. • Select treatment options based on wound assessment, etiology, and goal of wound care. • Differentiate arterial, neuropathic, and venous ulcers in terms of causative factors, pathophysiology, appearance, and principles of management. • Describe 3 factors involved in the development of a pressure ulcer and interventions to prevent their occurrence. • Describe at least 5 interventions that optimize acute surgical wound healing. • Differentiate between wound etiologies and clinical manifestations of acute and traumatic wounds. • Differentiate types of burns and principles of management. • Select treatment options and differentiate wound etiologies and clinical manifestations of chronic, malignant, and inflammatory wounds. • Discuss 3 adjunctive treatment modalities that enhance wound healing. • Discuss current multidisciplinary care approaches to wound care. • Discuss the components required for accurate wound documentation.
Feb 25 - Mar 01, 2019 | CME 40.00 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Initial Mammography Training Course is organized by Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI) and will be held from Feb 25 - Mar 01, 2019 at Tuscany Suites & Casinos, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. The Target Audience for This Medical Event is appropriate for technologists wishing to enter the field of Mammography with no previous experience as well as technologists who have worked in Mammography without extensive formal training. This course provides you with the initial training in mammography that is required by the MQSA and provides you over 16 hours of structured education related to the content specifications as outlined by the ARRT. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 40 hours of Category A credits. Description: The Initial Training in Mammography course will include all MQSA mandated material as well as an emphasis on mammography registry review. This course will cover all ARRT mammography exam content specifications as well as serve as a review for the California state mammography exam. Our course will incorporate the MQSA requirement of 8 hours of digital mammography throughout the 5 days. Hands on positioning workshops for those who attend the on-site programs will allow attendees the opportunity to work one on one with instructors and models to practice and learn the basic mammographic screening procedures. The week includes a registry review in an interactive and fun learning style. Learning Objectives: At the completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Obtain knowledge to help prepare for the ARRT Mammography exam. • Demonstrate basic positioning skills for the CC and MLO views. • Explain advanced positioning technique for supplementary views, difficult patients and implant patients. • Review and gain knowledge on breast anatomy, disease processes and pathology. • Describe how various physical characteristics of the x-ray tube affect mammographic imaging. • Perform mammographic quality control testing procedures per MQSA guidelines. • Describe the differences between imaging systems used to perform Full Field Digital Mammography (FFDM) examinations. • Describe and develop a comprehensive quality assurance program for digital mammography. • Understand the differences between regulatory bodies, such as MQSA, ACR and the ARRT. • Describe the parameters in digital imaging that control resolution and contrast. • Describe newly emerging technologies used with digital mammographic imaging.
Feb 25 - 28, 2019 | CME 29.00 | Las Vegas, Nevada
19th Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) is organized by Global Academy for Medical Education and will be held from Feb 25 - 28, 2019 at Encore Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. Target Audience: The Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) is designed for general, colorectal, and bariatric surgeons with laparoscopic and open skills. Surgical residents and fellows are welcome at reduced rates. For the Bariatric/Metabolic Program, an interdisciplinary approach is utilized and all members of the bariatric team are encouraged to attend, including NPs, PAs, RNs, and other practice managers. Physician Credit Designation: The University of Cincinnati designates this live activity for a maximum of 29.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Course Description: The Annual Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS) will offer compelling lectures, surgical video presentations, and lively discussion and debate by world-renowned experts on advanced laparoscopic techniques for managing metabolic disorders, hernia, foregut and diseases of the colon. MISS also offers a special section on Enhanced Recovery after Surgery. Why Attend the Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium (MISS)? • To learn about the latest advances in minimally invasive surgery from the world's leading experts • To interact with high level surgeons in an informal atmosphere conducive to peer-to-peer learning • To earn up to CME credits (including optional MOC Self-Assessment Credit) in minimally invasive surgery for colon, hernia, foregut, and metabolic diseases and enhanced recovery after surgery. • To hone your technical skills at our optional hands-on TAP Block workshop. • To socialize with fellow high level surgeons and meet members of our world-renowned faculty at the MISS Welcome Reception (included with your registration) • To take advantage of discount rates to enjoy a stay at our extraordinary host hotel, the Encore at Wynn in exciting Las Vegas. Course Objectives: Colon Program: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to do the following: • Demonstrate an understanding of the management of benign surgical disease, including diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease and lower gastrointestinal bleeding. • Summarize quality metrics and best practices as it pertains to the practice of colorectal surgery. • Describe the available strategies to improve perioperative outcomes. • Classify the different techniques of anastomotic creation and the potential ways to avoid and treat anastomotic leaks. • Identify the different options for minimally invasive abdominal procedures including laparoscopy, hand assisted techniques, the use of the robot. Enhanced Recovery: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to do the following: • Recognize the science and evidence supporting best practices in Enhanced Recovery to optimize their patient outcomes. • Develop a functional knowledge of core Enhanced Recovery elements, understanding how several targets vary from traditional practices. • Summarize the challenges facing the adoption of Enhanced Recovery programs. Hernia Program: After completing this activity, participants will be able to: • List the current common techniques for inguinal hernia repair. • Describe effective management of diastasis recti. • Explain complications from hernia repair. Foregut Program: After completing this activity, participants will be able to: • Recognize and describe medical and surgical treatment options for GERD. • Discuss treatments for the patient with gastroparesis. • Describe the diagnosis and treatment of Barrett's. • Identify and manage recurrence of disease. Metabolic/bariatric Program: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to do the following: • Summarize the recent research on obesity causes including genetic and biologic factors. • Discuss the pros and cons for current bariatric surgical options for obese patients, and describe the appropriate perioperative care. • Review the clinical trial evidence documenting the impact of bariatric surgery on cardiovascular morbidity, mortality, and risk factors. • Analyze the efficacy of current obesity management strategies, including lifestyle, diets, pharmacology, and surgery. • Diagnose and treat comorbidities associated with obesity including cancers, diabetes, and heart disease.
Feb 27 - Mar 01, 2019 | CME 15.00 | USD $625 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Providing Better Patient Care 2019 is organized by University Learning Systems (ULS) and will be held from Feb 27 - Mar 01, 2019 at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses & nurse practitioners. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 contact hours (1.5 CEU) over three days, 5 hours per day, of live AAFP/ AMA PRA Category 1, ACPE and pharmacology CE/ CME credits. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 28 - Mar 02, 2019 | CME 20.00 | USD $625 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas 2019 Primary Care Update is organized by A.T. Still University (ATSU) Continuing Education and will be held from Feb 28 - Mar 02, 2019 at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is general practitioners, family medicine physicians, and other primary healthcare providers that are interested in refreshing their knowledge and improving their competence in commonly seen conditions. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 AOA Category 1-A Credits. Course Description: Health care professionals are confronting the challenge of maintaining and improving competence over the course of lengthy careers in diverse practice specialties. This course was designed to provide attendees with current and relevant updates to your daily management of commonly seen patient health concerns in primary care. This course will present a comprehensive review of new developments in medicine and the day-to-day controversies of office practice. Providers will be able to apply the most current treatment strategies provided in recent clinical guideline updates, recognize effective interventions, and employ relevant research in their daily patient encounters. Educational Objectives: • Implement new clinical guidelines and scientific information in office-based preventive medicine to correctly evaluate and provide appropriate treatment options • Assess and provide patients with an accurate diagnosis and optimal care for a broad range of diseases and conditions seen in primary care • Recognize when to refer to a specialist to provide optimal patient care Desired Outcomes: This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered clinician and patient wellness issues while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. After attending the sessions our goal is to enhance the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program should improve attendees’ confidence in diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving clinician and patient outcomes. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 28 - Mar 02, 2019 | Las Vegas, Nevada
2019 Billing, Coding & Practice Management for Pain Management is organized Society for Pain Practice Management (SPPM) and will be held from Feb 28 - Mar 02, 2019 at Harrah's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. This course addresses the areas of billing and practice management that are the most difficult. • Increase reimbursement • Use the correct codes • Improve your bottom line • Streamline your practice • Improve Compliance • Decrease denials • Survive an audit • Use the correct modifier • Bill the tricky procedures right the first time Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 04 - 08, 2019 | CME 20.00 | Stateline, Nevada
Topics in Emergency Medicine is organized by Northwest Seminars and will be held from Mar 04 - 08, 2019 at Edgewood Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and all other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the specialty or are impacted by it. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Course Description: The practitioner of emergency medicine must possess evidence-based scientific background for competent clinical practice; maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the specialty and all additional related disciplines; maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures; manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in providing consistent care in all settings in which emergency care is provided; serve as an expert in matters involving quality, safe and equitable health care delivery and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon professional expertise. Presentations are designed to facilitate the acquisition of cognitive and technical skills as defined through evidenced-based data translated to best practice standards by the pertinent governmental and professional organizations including the American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Surgeons and the Emergency Nurses Association and abilities in one or more of the disciplines vital to the practicing professional. Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to: • Apply the pertinent physical and behavioural sciences as they impact and are affected by the planning, delivery, and monitoring of services inherent in the professions • Explain the selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, contraindications and precautions of drugs based on their chemical and pharmacologic properties • Outline comprehensive patient management plans for the special patient population discussed • Apply the principles of safety and asepsis in the performance of all aspects of patient care regardless of the clinical environment in which the practice resides • Incorporate the published tenets of pertinent, recognized external organizations, institutions, and professional groups defining medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, and healthcare management standards.