Upcoming Medical Conferences in AshevilleSearch Criteria : United States of America Asheville
Oct 21 - 24, 2019 | CME 20.00 | Asheville, North Carolina
Duke Radiology in the Blue Ridge Mountains is organized by Duke Radiology and will be held from Oct 21 - 24, 2019 at The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. This CME conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 MA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Course Description: This course has been designed for the radiologist interested in gaining a greater knowledge and understanding of advances in diagnostic imaging, specifically implementing a multidisciplinary approach to education via a combination of experts from Duke’s Divisions of Abdominal Imaging, Cardiothoracic Imaging, Breast Imaging, Musculoskeletal Imaging, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine. Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: • Identify and discuss the latest modalities and techniques being used in the field of Diagnostic Radiology. • Discuss differential diagnoses of common disease processes as they are seen on radiologic images. • Demonstrate compliance with various governing agencies to sustain accreditation, licensing and board certificate requirements. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25 - 26, 2019 | CME 12.00 | USD $625 | Asheville, North Carolina
31st Annual Fall Foliage Cancer Conference is organized by Community Cancer Education (CCE), Inc. and will be held from Oct 25 - 26, 2019 at The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. Statement of Need and Target Audience: A faculty of physicians, distinguished as teachers and oncologists, will share their knowledge and experience with attendees at this two-day seminar. The course is designed to Physicians (Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine, GYN Oncology and Breast Surgery), Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Radiation Therapy Technologists, and all other interested healthcare professionals. Accreditation: Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity ASRT: Approved for 7.0 credits on Friday and 7.0 credits on Saturday. No partial credit awarded, you must attend all day for credit. CEU/Contact Hours Statement: Charlotte Area Health Education Center (AHEC) designates this continuing education program as fulfilling the requirement for a maximum of 1.20 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), representing 12.0 Contact Hours. Description: This two day symposium is designed to give the practicing physician and allied health professionals a review of current treatment management of breast cancer. Physicians, distinguished as teachers and oncologists, will share their knowledge and experience. Join us at this historic venue with mountain views and beautiful fall foliage as the conference setting. The conference is co-sponsored by Community Cancer Education, Inc. and Carolinas Healthcare System/Charlotte AHEC. Learner Objectives: At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be better able to: • Describe emerging developments in BRCA genetic screening. • Discuss the risks of thromboembolic disease in the treatment of cancer. • Identify recent advancements in the treatment of HER2 directed therapy for breast cancer. • Compare standard radiation versus hypofractionated radiation for breast cancer. • Define recent developments in oncoplastic breast cancer surgery. • Describe the current and future use of Biosimilars in breast cancer therapies. • Discuss updates in endocrine testing for the breast cancer patient. • Explain updates in therapy for advanced ER+ HER2 Negative breast cancer. • Review updates in surgical care for the DCIS low grade surgical patient. • Evaluate post-operative radiation therapy to the axilla and chest wall. • Discuss the advances in new targets for treatment of triple negative breast cancer. • Evaluate diet and exercise data shown to increase length of life for the breast cancer survivor. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 07 - 08, 2019 | CE Hours 16.00 | USD $575 | Asheville, North Carolina
Functional Strength: An Updated Approach to Exercising our Patients is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from Dec 07 - 08, 2019 at Emerge Ortho (Blue Ridge Bone & Joint), Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. Accreditation: This course has been submitted for 16 continuing education hours. Approval amounts may vary per state. Certificates of attendance with the number of course hours will be given to each participant at the completion of the course. Course Description: This class will give you the ability to advance your understanding of therapeutic exercise and your ability to create basic to advanced functional exercise programs. You will learn to assess functional weakness and differentiate this from weakness found in manual muscle testing. Finally, apply concepts learned in class to build a program that is customized to your patient. This course will progress from basic fundamentals to advanced, high-level athletic plyometric training. As with all Great Lakes courses, it will be 75-80% hands-on but attendees aren't required to perform all of the exercises shown in the class. Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • Given a case study, assess functional weakness in a patient using the four pathological barriers to ideal/optimal movement. • Perform an assessment of a dysfunctional movement pattern and specifically identify 2 primary and 1-2 secondary compensatory movements occurring due to weakness and/or pain. • Accurately justify the use of functional strength testing versus manual muscle testing when assessing a patient. • Properly exhibit and/or correctly perform 4 exercises using a functional approach to muscle activity. • Correctly state the rationale for an in-depth functional strength assessment of upper extremity, lower extremity and trunk. • Properly execute an in-depth functional strength assessment of upper extremity, lower extremity and trunk. • Correctly apply force couples, synergies, and muscle slings to the body to address function-specific strength deficits. • Develop and implement a comprehensive functional exercise program, progressing from basic to advanced levels for patients. Topics Covered: • Overview of the principles of functional muscle assessment • Differentiation between muscle action and muscle function • Proper technique for open kinetic chain exercises and closed kinetic chain exercises • Functional Exercises for the upper body • Functional exercises for the lower body • Functional exercise for the trunk/core • Exercises using body weight, therapy ball, resistance bands and foam roller
Dec 13 - 15, 2019 | CME 12.00 | Asheville, North Carolina
Dermatology for Primary Care is organized by Medical Education Resources (MER) and will be held from Dec 13 - 15, 2019 at The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Target Audience: This program is targeted to office-based primary care providers and other health professionals with updates in primary care medicine Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this program, participants should be better able to: • Discriminate the diagnostic principles and treatment options for dermatitis, papulosquamous diseases, as well as viral, fungal and bacterial infections • Describe the step-wise approach for the diagnosis and treatment of acne and acneiform eruptions • Identify cutaneous findings that serve as surrogates of internal diseases • Differentiate benign and malignant skin tumors and employ appropriate interoffice procedures • Counsel patients on appropriate sun protection measures Learning Outcome: To provide updates in primary care medicine to office based providers Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 14, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Asheville, North Carolina
Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias Essential Training Program is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 14, 2020 at Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Asheville, Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. This CE Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Counselors • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nursing Home Administrator • Speech-Language Pathologists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Licensed Practical Nurses • Certified Nurses Assistants • Homecare Workers • Other Rehab, Medical and Mental Health Professionals Course Description: This one-day program is vital for anyone who works with dementia and needs skills and proven strategies to provide optimal care! Join Dr. Sherrie All as she provides you with the assessment tools and critical interventions you need to identify and differentiate between dementias, prevent and reduce difficult behaviors, and improve your ability to communicate with cognitively impaired patients! More than just an overview of dementia and Alzheimer’s, this program will offer practical solutions to some of the most challenging real-life situations you face and bring you up to speed on the latest medications, preventative treatments, and advances in early detection that could impact your work. Better still you’ll build essential skills, better understand the complexities of the disease, and discover how you can employ safe and effective best practices to provide quality care in just one day. Course Objectives: • Communicate how the manifestations of each type of dementia impacts identification and prognosis. • Provide a synopsis of 2 assessment tools that can be employed to screen for • possible cognitive difficulty. Specify how non-verbal communication skills can help professionals identify meanings behind gestures when working with patients who have dementia. • Characterize how patient safety can be enhanced with strategies to redirect wandering and manage paranoia. • Establish how the latest medications, preventative treatments, and advances in early detection could impact care of people with dementia. • Explore end of life issues and elder abuse and correlate how the ethics of dying impact the clinician, client, and their family.
Jan 25 - 28, 2020 | Asheville, North Carolina
2020 SAAOG Annual Meeting is organized by South Atlantic Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (SAAOG) and will be held from Jan 25 - 28, 2020 at The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
14th Annual Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) Mid-South Atlantic Regional Conference
Feb 19 - 21, 2020 | CPE 11.40 | USD $275 | Asheville, North Carolina
14th Annual HFTP Mid-South Atlantic Regional Conference is organized by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) and will be held from Feb 19 - 21, 2020 at The Inn on Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. Accreditation: Participants may obtain maintenance points and continuing professional education credit hours (CPE's) for various certification programs. A total of 11.4 CPE points may be earned for participation at the HFTP Mid-South Atlantic Regional Conference. Description: A joint effort by the HFTP Chapters in North & South Carolina and Virginia, the Mid-South Atlantic Regional Conference is held in an effort to bring together all the HFTP Professionals in the region for continuing professional education with time for socializing and getting to know each other better. The MSARC is a hit with attendees because of the affordable cost and intimate nature of the conference. The MSARC committees have done an excellent job through the years of providing excellent value for the investment. We have become large enough to provide excellent educational opportunities but have remained small enough to avoid the larger “convention” hotels. Join us and find out for yourself how walking into a room where “everybody knows your name” is so much better than being just another face in the crowd. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 30 - Apr 02, 2020 | CME 20.00 | Asheville, North Carolina
Critical Care: The Team Approach is organized by Northwest Seminars and will be held from Mar 30 - Apr 02, 2020 at The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. Target Audience : This course is designed for 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. Accreditation: The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 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 ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 20 hours of Category I credit for completing this program. Registered Nurses: NWS 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), Georgia Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480), and the South Carolina Board of Nursing (Provider Number 50-7480). This program offers 20 contact hours. 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 behavioral 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 health care management standards. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 28, 2020 | USD $249.99 | Asheville, North Carolina
Challenging Geriatric Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 28, 2020 at Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Asheville, Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. Course Description: Dealing with cognitively-impaired geriatric patients can be challenging even for the experienced healthcare professional. Behaviors such as dementia, aggression, anxiety and depression, refusal of food and fluids, and inappropriate sexual advances pose significant potential barriers to the delivery of essential health care. If older adults are routinely under your care, minimize your risk of escalating the problems associated with troublesome, often irrational behavior by attending this program. Gain valuable insights into the causes of challenging geriatric behaviors and learn innovative and practical intervention strategies to improve the care you provide. Your speaker, Sheria Grice Robinson, is an expert in the field of geriatrics. Join her for a day filled with interesting case studies, insightful discussion and interactive learning. Leave with practical techniques you can apply the next day! Learner Objectives: • Assess behavioral problems of older adults with cognitive disturbances. • Compare and contrast the types, essential features, and stages of dementia. • Describe the advantages of recognition and treatment of early dementia. • Summarize non-pharmacologic interventions that address biopsychosocial needs of the older adult with challenging behaviors. • Implement specific communication strategies for patients with challenging behaviors. • Analyze evidence-based pharmacologic treatments of behavioral problems in patients. • Outline interventions for challenging geriatric behaviors including pain, nutritional deficits, sleep disorders, depression and delirium. • Evaluate causes and interventions for sexually inappropriate behaviors. • Support and educate family and professional caregivers of older adults exhibiting challenging behaviors. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
May 13 - 16, 2020 | Asheville, North Carolina
Academy of Prosthodontics (AP) 102nd Annual Meeting is organized by Academy of Prosthodontics (AP) and would be held during May 13-16, 2020 at The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.