Upcoming Medical Conferences in Las VegasSearch Criteria : United States of America Las Vegas
Dec 06 - 15, 2019 | CME 70.00 | USD $800 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Wilderness Medicine First Responder Course is organized by National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and will be held from Dec 06 - 15, 2019 at REI, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. Continuing Education Units: • 70 hours of EMT CEUs available at no additional cost • Up to 55 hours towards the Wilderness Medical Society’s Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine at no additional cost • Category 1 CMEs for physicians not available • 4 semester credits available from Central Wyoming College • 3 semester credits available from University of Utah for an additional fee of $300 • 3 semester credits available from Western State Colorado University for an additional fee of $240 Topics Covered: • Patient Assessment System • Documentation • Medical Legal • CPR • Spinal Cord Injuries • Long-term Patient Care • Chest Injuries • Shock • Head Injuries • Wilderness Wound Management • Athletic Injuries • Fracture Management and Traction Splinting • Dislocations • Cold Injuries • Heat Illness • Altitude Illness • Cardiac, Respiratory and Neurological Emergencies • Abdominal Emergencies • Mental Health Emergencies • Bites, Stings and Poisoning • Allergies and Anaphylaxis • Diabetes • Search and Rescue • Leadership, Teamwork, and Communication • Communicable Disease • Lightning • Submersion • Urinary and Reproductive System Issues • Medical Decision Making • Common Wilderness Medical Problems • Wilderness Drug and First Aid Kits Minimum age: 16 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 06 - 08, 2019 | CME 21.00 | USD $2600 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Level 1 Certificate Course in Aesthetic Medicine is organized by American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM) and will be held from Dec 06 - 08, 2019 at Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 06 - 08, 2019 | USD $1075 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Comprehensive MRO Training is organized by American Association of Medical Review Officers (AAMRO) and will be held from Dec 06 - 08, 2019 at Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. Description: Including alternate drug testing technologies (hair, oral fluids, sweat, and on-site testing) and alcohol testing. Meets the new change to DOT regulations effective Oct 1, 2010. Qualified training in preparation for the AAMRO MRO Certification exam. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 06 - 08, 2019 | USD $1075 | Las Vegas, Nevada
AAMRO's Annual Drug Testing Symposium is organized by American Association of Medical Review Officers (AAMRO) and will be held from Dec 06 - 08, 2019 at Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. Description: The annual AAMRO Drug Testing Symposium is an educational conference with leading experts in workplace drug testing programs, training, and peer networking in a welcome environment. This is a unique opportunity for professionals to obtain relevant information on the scientific, legal and policy aspects of drug testing. MROs, MRO assistants, administrators and managers are encouraged to attend. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 06 - 07, 2019 | CME 12.50 | USD $1195 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Medication Safety Intensive (MSI) workshop is organized by Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) and will be held from Dec 06 - 07, 2019 at Maggiano's Little Italy, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. Intended Audience: Practitioners in acute care with responsibility for medication safety oversight including: • Medication Safety and Patient Safety Officers/Managers • Risk and Quality Improvement Professionals • Directors of Pharmacy and Nursing • Clinical Leads/Nurse Managers • Chief Medical Officers • Frontline clinical staff interested in medication safety • Pharmacy Residents Accreditation : This program is approved for up to 12.5 hours (1.25 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education. This program has been assigned the Universal Program Number CEP 13677 and is approved for 12.5 contact hours (1.25 CEUs) of continuing nursing education. Description : Three-times-a-year for more than a decade, practitioners from around country and outside of the U.S. gather to attend the highly-praised Medication Safety Intensive (MSI) workshop. This unique two-day program led by ISMP faculty and other selected medication safety experts is designed to help you substantially enhance your effectiveness in meeting today’s medication safety challenges. Whether you are a pharmacist or nurse leader, a physician or dedicated safety officer, from an inpatient facility, or an outpatient setting, our faculty will challenge you to look at your organization through the eyes of the world’s leading safety experts and regulatory agencies, focusing efforts on medication-related issues that impact patient safety. You will engage in group discussions, participate in hands-on practice in error analysis and behavior identification, evaluate latent and active failures related to medication errors, learn how to effectively select high-leverage strategies, and use data to help sustain safety efforts within your organization. Upon completion of the workshop, you will be armed with the specific knowledge and tools needed to be successful in establishing an aggressive, yet focused medication safety program and the associated infrastructure for continued safety improvements. Objectives : Following completion of this workshop, participants will be able to: • Perform system-based medication error analysis. • Identify latent and active failures that lead to medication error events. • Develop error-reduction strategies for the use of high-alert medications. • Utilize various data collection methods to identify medication-related risk. • Discuss the role and responsibilities of the medication safety officer or individual(s) responsible for medication safety oversight. • Identify tools available to advance medication safety initiatives. • Identify human error, at-risk behavior, and reckless behaviors from case studies. • Describe appropriate organizational responses to human error and behavioral choices. • Measure the effectiveness of selected error-reduction strategies. • Network with other practitioners to problem solve challenging medication safety issues. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 06 - 08, 2019 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Dr. Roizen's Preventive, Integrative, and Longevity Conference is organized by Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education and will be held from Dec 06 - 08, 2019 at Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 07 - 08, 2019 | CME 9.00 | USD $750 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Primary Care CME at the Bellagio is organized by A-Cross Medicine Reviews and will be held from Dec 07 - 08, 2019 at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. CME Information: This live activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and is jointly-provided with Tulane University Health Sciences Center. 9 hours of credit are available for this Las Vegas Course. Overview: This program is designed to increase attendee knowledge and competence in a variety of primary care topics. These include hypertension, lipid management, common ENT problems, ethical dilemmas, and current diabetes management. All topics presented will utilize evidence-based guidelines from the literature. Statement of Need: Common primary care issues are being updated continually by specialty and government agencies. It is difficult for the primary care physician to stay abreast of all the current new guidelines and recommendations. Physicians and other medical providers are in need of streamlined approaches to common primary care issues. Goal: The overall goals of the conference are to impact the diagnostic and treatment of patients seen in primary care practices. Course Objectives for 2019 Courses in Las Vegas at the Bellagio: • Review the most recent hypertension guidelines • Critique and implement the current hyperlipidemia guidelines • Manage patients who present with skin and soft tissue infections • Review the current evidence-based guidelines for cancer screening, including the new conflicting lung and prostate cancer recommendations • Discuss the latest management and diagnosis of diarrhea • Discuss the management and treatment of COPD • Recognize the differential diagnosis for colds, strept throat, and other ENT disorders • Evaluate current guidelines on Depression • Understand the recent changes in adult immunization especially for PCV13 Predicted Outcomes for Courses in 2019: Predicted changes in practice as a result of participating in this activity include the ability to: • Better manage my patients with hypertension • Implement the latest treatment guidelines for hyperlipidemias • Increase my competence in treating COPD. • Develop a plan to better educate my patients on the current cancer screening guidelines. • Develop a better plan for assessing and treating skin and soft tissue infections.
Dec 07 - 10, 2019 | Las Vegas, Nevada
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Fall Fellows is organized by Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) and will be held during Dec 07 - 10, 2019 at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Of America. The target audience for this medical event is Cardiologists. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 08 - 10, 2019 | CME 24.00 | USD $595 | Las Vegas, Nevada
CP/AACP Psychiatry Update Encore Presentation 2019 is organized by Global Academy for Medical Education, LLC and will be held from Dec 08 - 10, 2019 at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. Target Audience: This activity is designed for general and geriatric psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, psychologists, social workers and other mental health professionals interested in treating patients with Alzheimer’s Disease, Women’s Mental Health, Depression, Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders, Suicide, Traumatic Brain Injury, Psychopharmacology, Gun Violence & Mass Shootings, Behavioral Addiction, Eating Disorders and Physician Burnout. Accreditation Physician Accreditation: The University of Cincinnati designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for completing this program, 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for the general program and 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for completing the pre-conference workshops. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physician Credit Designation: The University of Cincinnati designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Continuing Nursing Education: The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 24 (18 for the general sessions and 6 for attending the pre-conference workshops) contact hours. This highly practical, educational meeting will offer 2.5 days of clinically useful information and up to 24 CME/CE Credits, including pre-conference workshops. Obtain your entire year’s ABPN Self-Assessment (SA) requirement, plus credit toward your Maintenance of Certification (MOC). Topics at This CME/CE Meeting for Psychiatrists and Mental Health Clinicians Include: • Women’s Mental Health • Depression • Gun Violence & Mass Shootings • Schizophrenia • Physician Burnout • Mood Disorders • Suicide • Traumatic Brain Injury • Psychopharmacology • Behavioral Addiction • Alzheimer’s Disease • Eating Disorders Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: • Discuss the neuroanatomic and neurochemical underpinnings of behavioral and neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer’s disease. • Discuss current and emerging data regarding pharmacologic treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms. • Recognize the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for “substance-related and addictive disorders.” • Develop a treatment strategy to address behavioral addictions. • Interpret emerging data regarding the etiology of depression. • Evaluate the benefits of the most common antidepressants for patients of all age groups and health status. • Identify risks associated with the use of, and withdrawal from, antidepressants. • Identify symptoms of clinical depression in perimenopausal women and design appropriate treatment strategies for this population. • Discuss similarities and differences in the diagnosis, management, and prognosis of depression in younger vs older patients. • Integrate current knowledge regarding screening for suicide into clinical practice. • Develop a strategy to treat depression and suicidality. • Integrate routine screening for eating disorders into care of adolescents and young adults. • Discuss the various strategies for the management of eating disorders in young adult populations. • Develop a multidisciplinary team approach to manage patients with eating disorders at all stages of the disease. • Design a strategy for assessing risk of violence using available tools. • Describe factors that have been linked with violence (suicide, homicide, mass shooting). • Identify factors that may predispose psychiatrists to burnout. • Integrate routine self-monitoring for burnout and implement strategies to manage burnout. • Identify serious medical side effects of antipsychotic agents. • Describe appropriate monitoring strategies for patients receiving antipsychotic medications. • Review how to optimally treat psychiatric illness in women currently pregnant or intending to become pregnant. • Identify how to integrate novel or unconventional treatments in the management of schizophrenia. • Discuss the relationship between site of neurotrauma and neuropsychiatric sequelae. • Identify tools for performing a comprehensive neuropsychiatric evaluation of patients with TBI. • Develop a long-term treatment strategy for patients with TBI. • Discuss the increased risk of psychiatric disorders associated with a history of TBI. At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: • Compare current pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment strategies for management of a range of disorders, including Women’s Mental Health, Depression, Schizophrenia, Suicide, Geriatric Psychiatry, Alzheimer’s Disease, Psychopharmacology, Mood Disorders, Gun Violence & Mass Shootings, Physician Burnout and Traumatic Brain Injury • Employ individualized treatment approaches to psychiatric and neurological disorders in special populations, including women, physicians, and the elderly. • Interpret controversies in psychiatric management. • Recite several advances in schizophrenia. • Recognize the relationship of TBI to psychiatric disorders such as depression and PTSD. New for 2019, CP/AACP Psychiatry Update Encore will also offer Optional, Pre-Conference Workshops on Addiction and Medical Cannabis on Saturday, December 7. Workshops have limited space available. First come. First served! The CP/AACP 2019 Psychiatry Update Encore will take place at the magnificent Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, where we have arranged discount room rates starting at just $179 a night. Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities available. Time: 7:15 am to 1:30 pm
Dec 09, 2019 | AMA PRA Ca 8.00 | USD $500 | Las Vegas, Nevada
Business Concepts in Healthcare Practice Management Primer for Anesthesia Providers is organized by Northwest Anesthesia Seminars (NWAS) and will be held on Dec 09, 2019 at Encore Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America. Target Audience: This Course Is Designed For Physicians Of Any Specialty, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, Students, And Other Current Or Future Healthcare Providers Who Require Knowledge Of Legal And Financial Factors That Impact Current Healthcare. Accreditation: This Activity Has Been Planned And Implemented In Accordance With The Accreditation Requirements And Policies Of The Accreditation Council For Continuing Medical Education (Acme) Through The Joint Providership Of The A. Webb Roberts Center For Continuing Medical Education Of Baylor Scott & White Health And Northwest Anesthesia Seminars. The A. Webb Roberts Center For Continuing Medical Education Of Baylor Scott & White Health Is Accredited By The Accme To Provide Continuing Medical Education For Physicians. The A. Webb Roberts Center For Continuing Medical Education Of Baylor Scott & White Health Designates This Live Activity For A Maximum Of 8 Ama Pra Category 1 Credit(S)™. Physicians Should Claim Only The Credit Commensurate With The Extent Of Their Participation In The Activity. Approved By The American College Of Emergency Physicians For A Maximum Of 20.00 Hour(S) Of Acep Category I Credit. American Board Of Anesthesiology: CME Credit Will Be Sent Directly To The American Board Of Anesthesiology To Fulfill The Part 2 Requirement For The Maintenance Of Certification In Anesthesiology Program (Moca®). Canadian Physicians: This Activity Is Eligible For Section 1 Credits In The Royal College’s Maintenance Of Certification (Moc) Program. Participants Must Log Into Mainport To Claim This Activity. Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists: This Program Has Been Prior Approved By The Aana For 20 Class A Cec; Aana Code #1036760; Expiration Date 12/9/2019. Nurse Practitioners: The American Academy Of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (Aanpcp) And The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Accept CME From Organizations Accredited By The Accme. Osteopathic Physicians: This Program Is Eligible For Category 2 Credit With The American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Physician Assistants: The American Academy Of Physician Assistants (Aapa) Accepts Certificates Of Participation For Educational Activities Certified For Ama Pra Category 1 Credit™ From Organizations Accredited By Acme Or A Recognized State Medical Society. Physician Assistants May Receive A Maximum Of 8 Hours Of Category I Credit For Completing This Program. Registered Nurses: Nwas Is An Approved Provider For The Following State Nursing Boards: Arkansas State Board Of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), California Board Of Registered Nursing (Provider Number 4833), District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), Florida Board Of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), And The Georgia Board Of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480). This Program Offers 8 Contact Hours. †pharmacology Hours Subject To Change. Program Purpose: Providers Practicing In The Current Complex Healthcare Environment Should Be Empowered To Understand And Manage All The Domains Around The Care-coordination Continuum, Such As Clinical, Financial, And Social Factors. A Thorough Understanding Of All These Aspects Affecting Patient Care And Outcomes Will Allow Practitioners To Be Better Equipped To Face And Successfully Solve The Numerous Challenges Related To Providing High-quality Care. The Main Purpose Of This Educational Program Is To Familiarize Healthcare Practitioners With The Essential Legal And Financial Drivers That Impact Current Healthcare. In Addition, This Knowledge Will Complement A Provider's Clinical Experience With Strategic And Marketing Skills That Are Highly Desirable In A Healthcare System Where Patient Engagement And Patient Experience Are Included In The Value-based Payment System For The Services Rendered. Objectives: At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to: • Describe The Strong Relationship Between Cost And Outcomes In The Current Healthcare Environment And Its Implications For Healthcare Providers In Clinical Practice. • Outline The Multitude Of Forces And Incentives That Drive Patient/consumer Behavior Associated With Managing Their Healthcare. • Develop Knowledge Of Current And Future Payment Methodology That Affect Clinical Practice. • Explain Essential Aspects Of Current Healthcare Law (Ppaca) That Could Drive Future Directions In Healthcare Practice Management. • Identify Essential Aspects Of A Business Plan And Its Applications In Clinical Practice.