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Feb 22 - 24, 2019 | CME/CNE 24.00 | USD $2595 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Training Program is organized by Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) and will be held from Feb 22 - 24, 2019 at Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Target Audience: Nurses with Intensive Care Unit (ICU) experience, Respiratory Therapists (RRT) with exposure to patients on ECMO, Critical Care Physicians and Fellows. Continuing Education Credits (CME/CNE): Physicians Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physician Assistants The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Nurses Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. RN participants who successfully complete this activity in its entirety will be awarded a maximum of 24 contact nursing contact hours. Respiratory Therapists This program has been approved for 24.00 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425, N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving TX 75063. Course # 150676000. Conference Description : ECMO stands for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. Extracorporeal is defined as "outside of the body" and a membrane oxygenator is a piece of equipment which acts as a lung to deliver oxygen into the patient's blood. ECMO is a modified heart-lung machine that does the work of the heart and lungs allowing the organs to rest. This training is for those interested in managing patients requiring ECMO therapy in the acute care setting. Three days of training by Extracorporeal Life Support Organization’s (ELSO) Instructors will feature didactic and hands-on clinical modules based upon the ELSO Standards and Guidelines. Training participants will gain the skills and knowledge necessary for managing the adult populations requiring Veno-Veno (V-V) and Veno-Arterial (V-A) ECMO. Conference Topics : • History of ECMO: Past, Present and Future • Weaning and Decannulation from ECMO • ECMO Physiology • Ethics • Cardiac ECMO • Case Study • Pulmonary ECMO • ECMO Economics and Program Development • Introduction to Simulation • Mega Simulation Session • Circuit Checks • Pt and Circuit Management • Indication/Pt Selection • Anticoagulation • Cannulation/Initiation Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 22 - 23, 2019 | CME 14.00 | USD $500 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
8th Annual Jefferson Neurocritical Care Symposium is organized by Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC) and will be held from Feb 22 - 23, 2019 at Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Description: Day One: Lectures from guest speakers Neeraj Badjatia, MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Michael N. Diringer, MD, Washington University School of Medicine. Together with Jefferson faculty, attendees will be provided expert critique of treatment approaches, interpret clinical and laboratory findings from, and navigate through the critical decision points of care. Day Two: A hands-on, case-based practical workshop at Jefferson’s advanced Rector Clinical Skills & Simulation Center with instruction from Jefferson neuro-critical care faculty. New This Year! Now featuring five simulation workshops: ICP Crisis, Status Epilepticus, Application of TTM, Brain Death, and MCA Stroke. This innovative course will be of interest to all specialists working in the fields of emergency medicine, internal medicine, hospital medicine, neurology, critical care, and neurosurgery. Content Area: • Cardiology • Critical Care • Emergency Medicine • Hospital Medicine • Neurological Surgery • Neurology • Pharmacology • Pulmonology • Surgery • Trauma Learning Objectives: Based on the identified performance gaps, the learning objectives for this activity are detailed below. At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants will be able to: • Identify the major neurologic and medical complications that contribute to morbidity and mortality and apply evidence-based strategies for decreasing the incidence and impact following subarachnoid hemorrhage. • Examine the physiopathology of traumatic brain injury, its effects on the cerebral circulation and metabolism and review recent advances in treatment modalities and future therapies. • Define key concepts for the use of electroencephalography (EEG) as a diagnostic tool in brain injured patients and assess implementation strategies of EEG monitoring for ICU patients in the prevention of secondary brain injury. • Differentiate status epilepticus (SE), refractory status epilepticus, non-convulsive and convulsive status epilepticus and apply evidence based guidelines for the management of SE; and as a result, identify and aggressively treat non-convulsive status epilepticus in the critically ill patient. • Define brain death and how it applies in the critical care setting of brain injury. • Identify the physiopathology of spinal cord injury and review recent advances in treatment modalities and future therapies. • Recognize and review recent developments in the reversal of direct acting oral anticoagulants in setting of life threatening intracranial hemorrhage. • Demonstrate the applicability and utility of Intracranial Pressure Monitoring in the ICU patient. • Assess their individual practice in light of the information and discussions during the course, and identify specific strategies to implement as part of a continuing improvement process for their practices. Accreditation: Physicians: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum* of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. A maximum* of 14 contact hours will be awarded to participants. Pharmacists (Friday, Feb 22, 2019): This knowledge-based program (0079-9999-19-003-L01-P) is acceptable for 7 hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. ACPE credit will only be awarded for Friday, February 22, 2019. Pharmacists (Saturday, Feb 23, 2019): This application-based program (0079-9999-19-004-L01-P) is acceptable for 5 hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. This ACPE number applies to the program being held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 ***Pre-registration ends Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Onsite registration will be accepted
Feb 23 - 24, 2019 | CE 12.00 | USD $480 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Techniques: Thompson and Logan is organized by International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and will be held from Feb 23 - 24, 2019 at Penn State Brandywine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is open to chiropractors and students: 5th quarter/4th trimester or higher. This CE Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 hours of continuing education credits. Course Description: Get hands-on experience in the application of techniques with an in-depth consultation and demonstration of the chiropractic pediatric full spine exam and evaluation procedures: Thompson and Logan. Neurological assessment and examination of the infant. Contraindications and safety. Course Goal: To provide the attendees with increased knowledge, skills, and confidence in providing chiropractic care to children. You will learn through explanation, demonstration and hands-on training specifically focused on the areas of initial examination and also on the chiropractic adjustment (Thompson Terminal Point and Logan Basic approaches). Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 23 - 27, 2019 | CME 47.00 | USD $800 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Wills Eye 44th Annual Ophthalmology Review Course is organized by Wills Eye Hospital and will be held from Feb 23 - 27, 2019 at Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 47.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. A five day comprehensive and intensive review of ophthalmology for practicing ophthalmologists and ophthalmology residents and fellows. Topics taught by our world-renowned faculty range from anatomy, corneal diseases, eyelid, glaucoma, imaging, immunology, neuro-ophthalmology, oncology, orbit, ocular pathology, pediatrics, pharmacology, physiology, optics and refraction, and retina. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course by NIEC (Feb 25 - 26, 2019) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Feb 25 - 26, 2019 | USD $290 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course is organized by National Institute of Emergency Care, Inc. (NIEC) and will be held from Feb 25 - 26, 2019 at Nazareth Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is health care providers with responsibilities for the well being of infants and children; i.e.: pediatricians, house staff, emergency physicians, nurses, and paramedics. Program: The goals of this 1½ day course are to provide the participant with the following skills: • Information and strategies for preventing cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children • Information for recognizing the infant or child at risk of cardiopulmonary arrest • The cognitive and psychomotor skills necessary for resuscitating the infant or child victim of cardiopulmonary arrest Prerequisites: Each student must supply a photocopy of his/her current BCLS or CPR for Healthcare Provider certification. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 01 - 04, 2019 | CME 30.25 | USD $1150 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
21st Annual Hand Surgery Symposium is organized by Hand Rehabilitation Foundation and will be held from Mar 01 - 04, 2019 at Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Friday, March 1, 2019 | 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Pediatric Upper Extremity Pre-Course for Surgeons & Therapists Target Audience: Hand, Orthopaedic, Plastic and General Surgeons, Sports Medicine Physicians, Fellows, Residents, Students, Physiatrists. CME Credits: The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 30.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Conference Objectives: • Implement and perform the varying surgical techniques observed and practiced through the surgery demonstrations on wrist and hand injuries in athletes. • Evaluate the latest treatment strategies of the most common upper extremity injuries in professional and amateur athletes. • Develop an algorithmic approach for the evaluation of elbow, wrist and hand injuries. • Analyze the merits of non-operative and operative intervention for the wrist injuries in the professional atheletes. • Assess the utility of rehabilitation following operative and non-operative management of hand and wrist injuries.
The Similarities Between Quality Marriages and Quality Long Lasting Dentistry and Improving Your Effectiveness as a Dental Professional by Ultradent Products, Inc.
Mar 01, 2019 | CE 8.00 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Similarities Between Quality Marriages and Quality Long Lasting Dentistry and Improving Your Effectiveness as a Dental Professional is organized by Ultradent Products, Inc. and will be held on Mar 01, 2019 at Philadelphia Marriott West, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. This CE Conference has been approved for a maximum of 8 CE Hours. Course Objectives: • The importance direct veneers and esthetic composite restorations play in the reconstruction of teeth • When posts should be used and when indirect dentistry is best for the patient • Advancements in today's bonding and adhesive technologies • How to achieve profound hemostasis and maintain control throughout your procedures • The two different types of tooth staining and possible causes of each • How whitening products work • The safety and effectiveness of whitening agents • Possible contraindications for whitening Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 02, 2019 | USD $350 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Basic Cardiac Life Support Instructor (BCLS-I) is organized by National Institute of Emergency Care, Inc. (NIEC) and will be held on Mar 02, 2019 at Nazareth Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Program: Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be certified as a CPR instructor. Prerequisites: Each student must supply a copy of his/her Healthcare provider CPR certification record. Students taking the re-certification program must supply a copy of their current CPR Instructor certification. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 06 - 10, 2019 | CME 50.00 | USD $1058 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Surgery Written Review Course is organized by The Osler Institute and will be held from Mar 06 - 10, 2019 at Holiday Inn Lansdale - Hatfield, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Early Bird Special, Save 10% on Registration fee until February 6 Designation: The Osler Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Now with optional MOC SA credits) The General Surgery Written Review is a five-day seminar consisting of didactic lectures (with searchable e-syllabus containing PDFs of all PowerPoint presentations), Questions and Answers time at the end of each topic, and dedicated Question and Answer sessions at the end of the day. This comprehensive review is designed to update your clinical knowledge-base as well as to help you pass your General Surgery exams. Emphasis is on evidence-based medicine and board-relevant standards of care, incorporating current best practice concepts, surgical approaches, and clinical follow-up strategies. As a result, it provides a good review for your ABS written exams as well as providing a thorough general surgery review for physicians in practice. Many of our previous participants found the course provided them with improved diagnostic and planning strategies, a better understanding of the best surgical approaches for the principal areas covered by general surgeons, and helped them recognize areas of weakness for self-study.
Mar 07 - 09, 2019 | CME 14.75 | USD $450 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
71th Annual Wills Eye Conference is organized by Wills Eye Hospital and will be held from Mar 07 - 09, 2019 at Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. The Wills Eye Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CME Credits will be awarded to registered conference participants only Purpose and Objectives: This is a three day conference designed for comprehensive ophthalmologists, specialists, and allied health personnel. The conference will review clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to eye problems related to all ophthalmic sub-specialties. In a didactic format, nationally recognized physicians will present the current trends in diseases and treatment options for cornea, retina, oculoplastic surgery, and other ophthalmic topics. At the conclusion of this conference, participants will be able to: • Apply new concepts in the diagnosis and management of ocular tumors • Understand the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid eye disease • Improve the quality of personal knowledge for correction of keratoconus Sessions: Thursday, March 7 • Free Paper Session Friday, March 8 • Physician Program • Inaugural Bedrossian Lecture • Bedell & Leopold Lectures • Technicians Program • Administrators Program • Academic Poster Exhibition Saturday, March 9 • Physician Program • Ellis Lecture & Gettes Symposium • Technicians Hands-On Workshop • Academic Poster Exhibition Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.