Upcoming Medical Conferences in PennsylvaniaSearch Criteria : United States of America
Jul 18 - 20, 2018 | CME 22.16 | USD $425 | Respiratory Therapy
3-Day Comprehensive Respiratory Care Seminar is organized by Kettering National Seminars (KNS) and will be held during Jul 18 - 20, 2018 at Laurel Technical Institute, Sharon, Pennsylvania, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22.16 CE credits. Program Objective: To provide each participant with a comprehensive review of Basic and Advanced Respiratory Care along with a step-by-step method of preparation for successful completion of both the Therapist Multiple Choice and Clinical Simulation examinations. The seminar provides each participant a thorough review of the exam content and the opportunity to practice multiple choice questions and branching-logic, interactive simulations. The program provides insights into exam structure, content and techniques for successful completion of each exam. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
20th International Conference of the Inflammation Research Association - 2018 Systems Inflammation in Chronic Diseases is organized by Inflammation Research Association (IRA) and will be held from Jul 20 - 21, 2018 at Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Plenary Sessions: • Non-resolving inflammation in chronic diseases • Intervention of systems inflammation and chronic diseases Concurrent Sessions: • Cellular and molecular mechanisms for inflammation (Chair: XiaoFeng Yang) • Inflammation in Autoimmunity (Chair: Stefania Gallucci) • Inflammation and Cancer (Chair: Mike McQueney) • Microbiome in systems inflammation (Chair: Hui Wu, Co-chair: Cagla Tukel) • Neuro-inflammation • New Therapy for Chronic Inflammation (Chair: Caralee Schaefer) • Junior Investigator Session (Chair: Erik Lubberts) Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 23 - 26, 2018 | CME 24.00 | USD $1000 | Anesthesiology
Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania
Anesthesia Update is organized by Northwest Anesthesia Seminars (NWAS) and will be held during Jul 23 - 26, 2018 at Kalahari Resorts Poconos, Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and 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 24.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Program Purpose: Presentations are designed to facilitate the physician, nurse specialist, and other providers maintaining skills of the same kind to review and update knowledge and abilities in one or more of these areas vital to the practicing professional: • Possess the scientific background for clinical practice • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty, but also of all additional related disciplines which may impact it • Maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures necessary for the provision of quality patient care • Manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in the clinical setting, the clinical and educational institutions, and the community in which the practice resides • Serve as an expert in matters involving health care delivery; serve as an informed manager of clinical and educational services provided, including the acquisition and distribution of resources necessary in meeting professional goals • Provide assistance with and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon the professional expertise of the practitioner Course Objectives: • Apply the pertinent physical and behavioral sciences - to include but not be limited to advanced anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, chemistry, physics, psychology, and social sciences - as they impact and are affected by the planning, delivery, and monitoring of anesthesia and related services inherent in the anesthesia professions. • Explain the selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, and contraindications and precautions of presented pharmacological agents through the understanding of their physicochemical properties, pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics, updated uses, and more recently developed additional, related, and similar drugs. • Outline comprehensive management plans for the group of patients discussed, whether related in age, physical status, cultural background, invasive procedure, anesthetic or analgesic requirements, clinical setting, adverse reactions, and/or goals of care. • Incorporate the appropriate recommendations and/or requirements of pertinent external organizations, institutions, and professional groups - recognized as serving as the authority for and/or holding the responsibility to compile and approve such tenets - in the provision of anesthesia and related services, whether medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, or health care management standards. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 25, 2018 | CME 7.25 | Medical Education
Teach Back: Helping Your Patient Understand is organized by Penn Medicine - Continuing Medical and Interprofessional Education and will be held on Jul 25, 2018 at Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is all healthcare professionals (i.e., physicians, nurses, therapists, social workers, dieticians, discharge planners, case managers). This program is pertinent for staff from all medical specialties. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description : The purpose of this program is for the learner to be able to apply the principles of patient and family education evidence-based practice with an emphasis on the teach-back technique. Conference Objectives are : Upon completion of this activity, learners should be able to: • Describe the concept and impact of health literacy as it relates to patient and family education (strategies used) and outcomes (HCAHPS) • Discuss three evidence-based strategies for patient and family education • Identify three resources available for patient and family education • Describe outcomes utilized to measure effectiveness of patient and family education at UPHS • Explain the strategies used in the teach back technique • Demonstrate effective teach back technique with standardized patients Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
28th Annual Open Scientific Meeting is organized by Musculoskeletal Infection Society (MSIS) and will be held from Jul 27 - 28, 2018 at Jefferson Alumni Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 28 - Aug 01, 2018 | USD $1756 | Pediatrics
2018 PREP: EM An Intensive Review and Update of Pediatric Emergency Medicine is organized by American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and will be held during Jul 28 - Aug 01, 2018 at Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 30.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Learning Objectives: • Seeking a comprehensive review of pediatric emergency medicine. • Committed to updating your clinical skills in acute-care pediatrics. • An emergency medicine or urgent care physician who provides care for children. • A general pediatrician, family physician, hospitalist, or prehospital/emergency medical service provider. • A physician assistant, nurse practitioner, urgent care specialist or other allied health professionals who care for children. • Preparing for board certification or Maintenance of Certification™ in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 01, 2018 | CME 6.50 | USD $140 | Sports Medicine
6th Annual Central PA Sports Medicine Symposium is organized by Penn State University (PSU) College of Medicine Continuing Education and will be held on Aug 01, 2018 at Hershey Lodge, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Physicians, Physical Therapists, Physician Assistants, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Nurse Practitioners, Athletic Trainers. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Objectives are : At the conclusion of the course, the participant should be able to: • Implement strategies for preventing provider burnout and maximizing life balance • Discuss how to evaluate when to return an athlete to play following an ankle sprain • Apply knowledge of the risk factors to recognize and prevent child sexual abuse • Discuss return-to-play strategies following a muscle strain • Employ knowledge to effectively lead a sports medicine team • Describe how an athlete’s wellness and performance is affected by inadequate sleep • Summarize several ongoing sports medicine research studies • Assess the risk factors of allowing an athlete with chronic dislocations to continue to play • Describe the parameters used to determine athlete participation in sports • Identify the signs and symptoms of stress fractures • Identify an athlete with heat stroke and implement proper care • Review the basic principles of radiology assessment • Analyze the imaging techniques and treatment options for spondylolysis Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
2018 Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society (POFPS) Annual CME Symposium is organized by Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association (POMA) and will be held from Aug 03 - 05, 2018 at Hershey Lodge, Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 Category 1A AOA CME credits. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU) Research Foundation Resident Preceptorship 2018 is organized by Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU) and will be held from Aug 03 - 05, 2018 at Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Women's Leadership in Surgery Conference: Setting Yourself Up For Success is organized by Cine-Med Inc. and will be held from Aug 03 - 04, 2018 at Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Of America. The target audience for this medical event is designed for Women who wish to heighten both their personal lives and professional careers in surgery. The Target Audience includes Junior Faculty, Fellows and Residents. Learning Objectives: • Discuss proven career strategies with surgicals professionals and peers • Identify issues and challenges confronting women as they seek to advance in a changing, but still male dominated in surgical field • Describr both personal and professional success strategies Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.