Upcoming Medical Conferences in AshevilleSearch Criteria : United States of America Asheville
Sep 06 - 08, 2019 | CME 12.00 | Asheville, North Carolina
2019 North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (NCSEPS) Annual Meeting is organized by North Carolina Society for Eye Physicians and Surgeons (NCSEPS) and will be held from Sep 06 - 08, 2019 at The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. Target Audience and Purpose: The purpose of this educational activity is to present important medical and surgical updates in the field of ophthalmology and to provide comprehensive reviews of various ocular disorders. The program strives to improve the breadth of knowledge of attendees in order to enhance their clinical practice and continue to improve the quality of patient care. The target audience includes active practicing and academic ophthalmologists, fellows, residents in training, medical students, and physician assistants employed by ophthalmology practices and/or academic departments. Credit Statement: The Southern Regional AHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Additional Credit: Other health professionals will receive Southern Regional AHEC CEU and/or contact hours and a certificate of attendance from an AMA PRA Category 1TM activity. These certificates are accepted by the NC boards for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses. License requirements are subject to change. Southern Regional AHEC recommends that participants contact their licensing board with specific questions. Southern Regional AHEC will provide 1.2 Continuing Education Units (12.0 contact hours) to participants upon completion of this activity. Objectives: At the conclusion of this educational activity participants should be able to: • Gain new insights in the management of complex cataract cases. • Review advances in the treatment of macular degeneration. • Discuss the most recent developments in MIGS (minimally invasive glaucoma surgery). • Discuss how to recognize various important neuro-ophthalmic disorders. • Review updates in thyroid eye disease. • Discuss new techniques for safer cataract surgery. • Analyze options available in the diagnosis and management of glaucoma. • Discuss common and uncommon retina and glaucoma cases in an interactive setting
Oct 02 - 05, 2019 | CME 29.25 | Asheville, North Carolina
Maui Derm NP+PA Fall 2019 is organized by Maui Derm and will be held from Oct 02 - 05, 2019 at The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 29.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Description: The Fall meeting is part of our “On the Road” program that brings Maui Derm NP+PA to inspired locations throughout the U.S. This four-day meeting will feature a one day “Special Pre-Conference Day” held on October 2, 2019, followed by our three-day meeting. The highly interactive sessions are designed to validate your current practice patterns while updating your skills in a variety of areas. Based on last year’s requests we have added a surgical workshop, dermatopathology session, and a connective tissue disorder symposium. You will learn some alternative ways to handle common problems and emerging methods to tackle those tough cases. Our world-class faculty have geared their presentations toward providing pearls you can put to use your first day back at work! Disease pathogenesis, differential diagnoses, therapeutic mechanisms of action, treatment algorithms and outcome measures are incorporated into case-based discussions. Ample time for Q&A has been built into the program. We encourage you to join us for what promises to be an exceptional educational opportunity and look forward to meeting you in Asheville, NC. Objectives: • Review the pathogenesis of various dermatological conditions such as infectious diseases, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, acne vulgaris, rosacea, hidradenitis, contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, eczema, pruritus, actinic keratoses, melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer, pediatric skin disorders, immunobullous diseases, granulomatous disorders of the skin, connective tissue diseases, hair and nail disorders, leg ulcers, oral lesions and life-threatening dermatoses such as TEN in order to accurately diagnose and improve upon the management of these conditions in patients • Cite the mechanisms of action of various drugs, including topical and systemic therapies, as well as immunomodulatory agents that are commonly prescribed by the nurse practitioner and physician assistant practicing in dermatology and identify patients in your practice for whom these therapies may be appropriate • Define appropriate outcome measures for the optimal follow-up of patients with dermatologic diseases as well as those receiving surgical and cosmetic procedures in order to set realistic expectations and maximize therapeutic outcomes • Describe potential adverse events, safety, tolerance and resistance issues that may be related to the use of various drugs and therapies prescribed by clinicians in dermatology as well as therapeutic modalities including: topical and systemic corticosteroids, newer biologic agents, including TNF antagonists, T-cell and B-cell targeted therapies, anti-IL-12/23 therapies, IL-23 & IL-17 antibodies, systemic and topical PDE4 inhibitors, JAK inhibitors, anti-IgE and anti-IL 4 receptor, systemic retinoids, methotrexate, cyclosporine, neurokinin-1 receptor antagonists, systemic and topical acne/rosacea therapies, oral and topical antibiotics, antifungals, anti-viral therapies, wound healing agents, antihistamines, calcineurin inhibitors, topical skin lightening agents, sunscreens, topical and systemic retinoids, 5-fluorouracil, imiquimod, ingenol mebutate, diclofenac, photodynamic therapy, hedgehog pathway inhibitors, rituximab, BRAF/MEK inhibitors, CTLA-4 and PD-1/PDL-1 inhibitors, botulinum toxins, dermal filler agents including hyaluronic acid, collagen, polylactic acid, hydroxy appetite based fillers, and implement appropriate management strategies in order to reduce these adverse effects and optimize patient outcomes • Assess the data around emerging and novel therapeutics for a variety of dermatologic diseases and develop treatment algorithms and management strategies for the optimal use of these therapies • Discuss the importance of clinician/patient communication regarding benefit versus risk, patient satisfaction, and adherence when selecting therapies for patients.
Oct 04 - 06, 2019 | CME 12.00 | Asheville, North Carolina
Dermatology for Primary Care is organized by MCE Conferences and will be held from Oct 04 - 06, 2019 at The Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.00 Prescribed credits. Target Audience: All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about issues in Dermatology. Overview : Following this course, the participant should be able to recognize the various causes of common lesions; identify the characteristics of commonly seen skin disorders and develop an appropriate differential that leads to the most probable diagnosis; apply a treatment plan and follow-up procedure that will enable the practicing physician to effectively treat many disorders. This activity is expected to result in increased confidence in making an appropriate diagnosis and providing effective treatment and referral or follow-up care with the overall goal of improving patient outcomes. Topics and Objectives: • Lotions, Potions, and Pills • Updates in Eczema and Psoriasis • All You Ever Wanted to Know About Acne • Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers • Viruses, Vectors and the Vanquished • Fungal Infections: Over and Underdiagnosed Clinical Cases • Skin Cancer: Typical and Atypical Presentations • Top 10 Management Pearls for Skin Disorders • Skin Rashes Requiring Urgent Attention • Bites and Infestations.
Oct 05, 2019 | Credits 9.50 | USD $1695 | Asheville, North Carolina
Basic Botox Training & Dermal Filler Training is organized by MedAesthetics Training, LLC and will be held on Oct 05, 2019 at Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 9.50 AAFP Prescribed credits. Target Audience: The Botox® and dermal filler training course is designed as a one-day course for Physicians (MD & DO), Nurse Practitioners (NP), Registered Nurses (RN), Physician Assistants (PA) and Dentists (DDS & DMD). The course includes a didactic and hands-on training session. Personalized Attention: Each Botox® and dermal filler training course has a maximum of 8 attendees. This intimate course setting allows the instructor to spend individualized time with each attendee. The instructor is available to answer attendee’s questions and to share years of experience with botulinum toxin and dermal filler products and procedures. Attendees will learn the pearls gained from the instructor’s experience including seeing what works, having off-label expertise, and ensuring client satisfaction. Didactic Session: The Botox® and dermal filler training course begins with an intensive and thorough lecture session where you will: • Review facial anatomy • Discuss the history and pharmacology of Botox® Cosmetic, Dysport®, Xeomin® and dermal fillers • Go over reconstitution techniques for Botox® Cosmetic, Dysport® and Xeomin® • Understand client selection and preparation • Learn the indications, contraindications and treatment techniques for each area and/or product • Examine possible side-effects and after-treatment protocols Hands-on Training: After the didactic session, you will gain extensive knowledge and real-life experience with clinical hands-on training. You will perform client consultations, come up with treatment plans and perform injections all under the supervision of the instructor. This includes meeting with the model, going over history and consent forms, conducting a skin analysis while understanding what outcome the model would like. From there, the instructor will assist in determining the appropriate type and amount of product which will be injected by the attendees of the course. Models and products are provided by MedAesthetics during the hands-on training session. Learning Objectives: • Discuss the goals of aesthetic procedures including the types of aging and how the skin changes as it ages • Increase knowledge of facial anatomy in reference to injectable procedures including facial muscles and understanding the layers of the skin • Information on the history, mechanism of action, and safety of Botulinum Toxin-A • Discuss the proper preparation and reconstitution techniques for Botulinum Toxin-A • Examine Botulinum Toxin-A dosage and injection techniques for the glabellar region, frontalis, bunny lines, crows feet area, and brow lift procedures • Understand the use and role of dermal fillers • Analyze the hylauronic acid classification methods, common areas of use and depth of injection for hyaluronic acid dermal fillers • Understand the types and uses of the most common hyaluronic acid dermal fillers in the United States • Examine dermal filler techniques and injection methods for lip enhancement, lip augmentation, marionette lines, nasolabial folds and midface volumization. • Discuss types of anesthesia • Understand common complications that may occur with Botulinum Toxin-A and/or dermal filler injections and how to manage these complications with proper safety protocols • Evaluate correct patient selection criteria, the importance of medical history review and elements of a successful aesthetic patient consultation • Lean how to explain pre-care, post care, risks and side-effects and from there create a comprehensive treatment plan • Establish and exhibit successful skills in performing live model consultations • Demonstrate correct injection methods and techniques for Botulinum Toxin-A and dermal fillers
Oct 17 - 18, 2019 | Asheville, North Carolina
Southeast Regional Conference is organized by National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) and will be held from Oct 17 - 18, 2019 at Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Asheville, Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 19 - 22, 2019 | Asheville, North Carolina
Duke Radiology in the Blue Ridge Mountains is organized by Duke Radiology and will be held from Oct 19 - 22, 2019 at Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America. 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: The ASRT has approved this activity for Category A credits, Friday 7 hours and Saturday 7 hours, no partial credit is awarded, you must attend all day to receive 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 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 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.
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.