Upcoming Medical Conferences in AkronSearch Criteria : United States of America Akron
Oct 18 - 19, 2018 | USD $250 | Orthopedics
6th Annual Akron Pediatric Orthopaedic Resident Review Course is organized by Akron Children's Hospital Medical Center and will be held from Oct 18 - 19, 2018 at The Austen Bioskills Lab, Akron, Ohio, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is a concise, high-yield curriculum useful in preparation for the Orthopedic In-Training Examination and ABOS Part I Examination. Conference Description : The goal of this POSNA endorsed course is to provide comprehensive and concise didactic coverage of the content within the realm of pediatric orthopedics. It will provide hands-on skills lab teaching via both sawbones and cadaver models utilizing the POSNA Resident Curriculum and the Orthopedic Surgery Milestone Project from the ACGME/ABOS as a guideline for content. Our faculty has developed a strong dedication to training orthopedic residents at our institution and we are determined to provide a high-quality, high-yield learning opportunity to supplement the educational experience you receive at your home institution. We have endeavored to make this educational opportunity affordable and accessible to all orthopedic surgery residents. We are excited to utilize The Austen Bioskills Lab and are confident you will find your time in Akron educational and enjoyable. Conference Objectives are : • Describe the normal growth and development of children and adolescents to enable differentiation between normal and pathological states. • Demonstrate understanding of the recognition, diagnosis and management of common traumatic, congenital, developmental and neuromuscular orthopedic pathology in children and adolescents. • Understand the indications for operative and nonoperative treatment of these pathologic conditions. • Demonstrate technical facility of key pediatric orthopedic surgical procedures. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations for Advanced Practice Clinicians is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Oct 24, 2018 at Holiday Inn Akron West - Fairlawn, Akron, Ohio, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Midwives, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.30 contact hours. Course Description: Attend this seminar and learn proper prescribing, patient education and monitoring procedures for a variety of drug regimens used to treat common acute and chronic infectious diseases. Choosing an antibacterial agent can be challenging, given the plethora of drugs available on the market and the emerging trend in bacterial resistance. You will learn the pharmacology of different classes of antimicrobials used to treat infectious disease states encountered in clinical practice. Discover the spectrums of activity, pharmacokinetic characteristics, and parameters for monitoring therapeutic outcomes. Emphasis is placed on the new antimicrobials and advances in evidence-based treatment guidelines. You will leave this seminar better prepared to design appropriate and cost-effective drug regimens for improved therapeutic outcomes. Course Objectives: • Analyze the major classes of antibiotics and their pharmacokinetic characteristics. • Apply current evidenced-based approaches to select appropriate treatment regimens for common infections encountered in clinical practice. • Prescribe antimicrobials based on empiric dosing recommendations. • Plan goals of therapy and parameters for monitoring therapeutic response to antimicrobials. • Recommend specific antimicrobial therapeutic drug monitoring to maximize efficacy and minimize toxicities (e.g., vancomycin and aminoglycosides). • Develop preventative strategies to limit antimicrobial resistance. • Design patient and caregiver education on the proper use of antimicrobials. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.