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Feb 06 - 09, 2020 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2020 Society of Consulting Psychology (SCP) Annual Conference is organized by Society of Consulting Psychology (SCP) and will be held from Philadelphia Marriott Old City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 08 - 09, 2020 | CE Hours 16.00 | USD $575 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Advanced Spinal Mobilization and Manipulation Course is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from Feb 08 - 09, 2020 at Chestnut Hill Outpatient Therapy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Target Audience: This course was designed to give the clinician a practical approach to advanced spinal mobilization and spinal manipulation. At the completion of this course, each student should feel comfortable with advance spinal techniques that they can start using on Monday morning. 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: Course material will include an overview of anatomy, normal and abnormal biomechanics, evaluation of the spinal and techniques for advance spinal mobilizations and spinal manipulations. Clinicians will develop an understanding of when to choose a spinal mobilization versus a manipulation, and proficiency in advanced spinal techniques. As with all of our manual therapy courses, this seminar will follow a progression of principles that will be reinforced throughout the two days. This course is at least 75% hands-on lab, and will give the clinician hands-on skills they use immediately upon their return to the clinical setting. Goals of the Course: • Each participant will have a thorough and in-depth understanding of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar anatomy and biomechanics • Each participant will have a thorough and in-depth understanding of the concepts of spinal mobilization and manipulation • Each participant will have the skills to immediately apply the methods learned in the class Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • Correctly and independently state the anatomy and physiology behind a joint cavitation. • Correctly and independently identify and palpate three specific spinal levels the cervical spine. • Correctly and independently identify and palpate three specific spinal levels the thoracic spine. • Correctly and independently identify and palpate three specific spinal levels the lumbar spine. • Correctly and independently perform 3 cervical mobilization/manipulation techniques. • Correctly and independently perform 3 thoracic mobilization/manipulation techniques. • Correctly and independently perform 3 lumbar mobilization/manipulation techniques. • Correctly and independently perform 3 Sacral / Pelvic mobilization/manipulation techniques.
Feb 21 - 22, 2020 | CEU 16.00 | USD $1195 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dental Management of Sleep Apnea & Snoring is organized by Sleep Group Solutions (SGS) and will be held from Feb 21 - 22, 2020 at Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 16 CEU. Description: This is a MUST attend for any dental office that is looking to implement a Sleep Protocol, or learn how to increase existing Sleep revenues. Day 1: ● Sleep 101 – sleep stages, disorders and the need for sleep apnea treatment ● Sleep apnea symptoms/clinical issues ● Improving Case Acceptance - Treating snoring and sleep apnea in a dental office. ● Prepare overnight home sleep study for select course attendees ● Hands on with Pharyngometer / Rhinometer for airway testing ● Working with Sleep Physicians and Building relationships with local MD’s Day 2: ● Download previous night’s Home Sleep Tests study and review study data and sleep report with class ● Dental Sleep Medicine step-by-step protocol flow chart ● Oral Appliance Pro’s & Con’s: Dorsal, Herbst, EMA, TAP, Panthera, and SomnoMed ● Case presentations and How to Market a Sleep Practice ● Review of the latest codes, fees, procedures with medical billing and Medicare. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 28 - 29, 2020 | CME 14.00 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
9th Annual Jefferson Neurocritical Care Symposium is organized by Thomas jefferson University and will be held from Feb 28 - 29, 2020 at Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. 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. PA Patient Safety Credit Topics in this activity fall within the approved list for Pennsylvania State Requirements for Patient Safety/Risk Management credits. Total: 7.50 credits. NURSES PRACTITIONERS This educational activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 14 contact hours of accredited education. OTHER PROFESSIONALS Continuing Education Hour verification is provided to other professionals who successfully complete this symposium. A certificate of completion of 14 Continuing Education Hours will be provided. Description: This annual two-day symposium focuses on new and practical issues facing healthcare professionals caring for the critically-ill neurological patient. Day 1: Participants will witness experts lecture and deliberate how they would manage critically-ill neurological patients according to the most recent evidence and literature findings. This year's symposium includes keynote lectures from David Greer, MD from Boston University School of Medicine and Romergryko Geocadin, MD from John Hopkins School of Medicine. Day 2: Participants will further enhance their learning through five practical workshops, reflecting real-life, patient cases faced by critical care practitioners. They will assess their level of knowledge and performance in intense critical care situations through the following simulated critical care episodes: ICP Crisis Status Epilepticus Application of TTM Brain Death 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. For more information about the Neurocritical Care Society, click here.
Feb 29 - Mar 04, 2020 | USD $800 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Wills Eye 45th Annual Ophthalmology Review Course is organized by Wills Eye Hospital and will be held from Feb 29 - Mar 04, 2020 at Philadelphia Marriott Old City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Description: 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 information is available.
Mar 04 - 07, 2020 | CME 21.00 | USD $1450 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ob/Gyn Ultrasound-Core Course is organized by Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) and will be held from Mar 04 - 07, 2020 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Who Should Attend: This course serves as a comprehensive review for the practicing clinician. Accreditation: Thomas Jefferson University designates this live material activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Entire Course ONLY : 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Entire Course AND Hands-On : 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Program Description: This three-day program provides a more in-depth coverage of ultrasound applications in obstetrics and gynecology. Approximately three-quarters of the program is devoted to obstetrics and the remainder to gynecology. Practicing clinicians and sonographers will be able to refresh their knowledge in gynecological areas such as the post-menopausal uterus, endometrial disorders, adnexal masses, transvaginal imaging and obstetrics including problem solving with obstetrical measurements, exposure to Doppler in Ob/Gyn, bioeffects and invasive procedures. Educational Objectives: After attending this course, the participant should be able to: • recognize the acoustic representation of normal anatomy of the fetus and the female pelvis • describe the capabilities and limitations of ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology • identify pathologies of the fetus, uterus, and ovaries from ultrasound images • perform basic ultrasound scanning of the non-pregnant female pelvis Lecture Topics: • Imaging Techniques including Transvaginal Scanning • Normal Pelvic Anatomy ad Anatomic Variants • Sonography of the Uterus and Endometrial including Sonohysterography • Adnexal Masses • Pelvic Pain • First Trimester Sonography • Ectopic Pregnancy • Detailed Fetal Anatomic Survey • Obstetrical Measurements • Multiple Gestation • Sonography of the Placenta and Cervix • Doppler Applications in Obstetrics and Gynecology • Fetal Anomalies Optional Hands-On Session: During the optional Saturday morning hands-on scanning session participants have an opportunity to utilize a wide range of ultrasound instruments during scanning of live models with both transabdominal and transvaginal Gyn scanning on non-pregnant models, and transabdominal scanning on third trimester pregnant models. Please note that the Optional Hands-On Session is the only activity on Saturday. No lectures are held on Saturday.
Mar 05 - 06, 2020 | CME 12.75 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
8th Annual Lung Cancer Symposium is organized by Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC) and will be held from Mar 05 - 06, 2020 at Jefferson Alumni Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Target Audience: This course is designed for healthcare professionals whose practice focuses on the screening, diagnosis, management, and treatment of lung cancer. 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 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. • Day 1: 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. • Day 2: 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. • Total for Day 1 and 2: 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Pennsylvania Patient Safety/Risk Management Credit: Topics in this activity fall within the approved list for Pennsylvania State Requirements for Patient Safety/Risk Management credits. Total: 8 credits. • Day 1: 6 PA Patient Safety/Risk Management Credits • Day 2: 2 PA Patient Safety/Risk Management Credit • Total for Day 1 and 2: 8 Pennsylvania Patient Safety/Risk Management Credit 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. • Day 1: 6.25 Contact Hours • Day 2: 6.25 Contact Hours • Day 1 and Day 2: 12.5 Contact Hours Respiratory Therapists: This program has been approved for 12.31 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving TX 75063. • Day 1: 6.14 CRCE • Day 2: 6.17 CRCE • Total for Day 1 and 2: 12.31 CRCE Other Professionals: Continuing Education Hour verification is provided to other professionals who successfully complete this symposium. A certificate of completion of 12.75 Continuing Education Hours will be provided. Course Description: This symposium is led by experts in the fields of Medical and Radiation Oncology, Surgery, Population Health, and Pulmonary Medicine. Day one highlights advances in lung cancer screening and a health equity perspective to screening services. Day one concludes with a discussion of surgical approaches and immunotherapy for the practicing physician. Day two starts off with a scholarly discourse of oligometastases in lung cancer and MRI-Guided radiation. Day two will also engage you in lively, interactive case-based discussions, a mock tumor board, and critical deliberations on the state of current knowledge, clinical approaches, differential diagnoses, and management options for lung cancer. Course Objectives: At the conclusion of the program the participants should be able to: • Understand and discuss best practices with regard to how Lung Cancer Screening can be implemented to help identify and prevent early stage lung cancers. • Review current approach to both early stage and advanced lung cancer diagnosis and treatment. • Offer an opportunity to discuss and debate challenging cases which can illustrate the principles of effective management of lung cancer in 2020. • Incorporate current immunotherapy medications for their specific indications in patients with lung cancer, as supported by high-level evidence. • Describe the active large ongoing Phase III clinical trials of SBRT in oligometastatic lung cancer and know how to enroll patients in such trials. • Review and apply the potential benefits of the MR-GRT and specific emerging indications for the MR-GRT in patients with lung cancer. • Summarize the benefits of the robotic lobectomy for patients with lung cancer with regard to the oncologic control and quality of life issues. • Understand and illustrate how EBUS and Navigational Bronchoscopy can be utilized to more efficiently and effectively stage lung cancer at the time of diagnosis and guide therapeutic decisions including those decisions around surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. • Discover the need to have an ongoing alliance with an interprofessional team whose expertise/perspective is critical in the clinical decision-making process. • Illustrate best practices in collaboration, communication, and analysis of guidelines, literature, and experience. • Apply innovative treatment strategies and benefits of working with an interdisciplinary team to their clinical practice. • Modify their treatment plans to incorporate scenarios from the simulated real life cases at the mock tumor board. • Describe patient and family sources of hesitancy to enroll in clinical trials. • Integrate awareness of patient concerns into their shared decision making processes. • Evaluate the potential impact of the Decision Counseling Program© as described in the growing literature, and ultimately, as further validated and formalized, for use in their practice. • Understand the approach to shared decision-making fostering patient-centered decisions in whether or not to proceed with low-dose CT for lung cancer screening. • Appreciate how nurse navigation for lung cancer screening can improve adherence, improve patient's satisfaction, shorten time to follow-up, and increase referral for incidental findings. • Understand the new onset approach to developing lung cancer screening for vulnerable populations in an Urban setting with a large population of vulnerable patients as described by zip code, access to care, minority status, and LGBTQ status. • Assess their individual and/or team practices 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. Content Areas: • Critical Care • Family Medicine • Hospital Medicine • Internal Medicine • Oncology • Pathology • Pharmacology • Population Health • Primary Care • Pulmonology • Radiology • Surgery
Mar 07, 2020 | USD $350 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Basic Cardiac Life Support Instructor (BCLS-I) Course is organized by National Institute of Emergency Care, Inc. (NIEC) and will be held on Mar 07, 2020 at Nazareth Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Description: Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be certified as a CPR instructor. This course is conducted under the guidelines set forth by the American Heart Association. • Recertification: Students may recertify as a CPR instructor by attending the morning session of the course. • 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 information is available.
Mar 12 - 14, 2020 | CME 16.00 | USD $950 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Limited Ob Ultrasound Course is organized by Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) and will be held from Mar 12 - 14, 2020 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Target Audience: This program is designed for the nurse-midwife, nurse practitioner, physician assistant or other medical professional who has limited or no formal training in diagnostic ultrasound and wishes to learn the basic concepts of limited ultrasound applications in Obstetrics. Accreditation: Thomas Jefferson University designates this live material activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. • Entire Course ONLY - 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • Entire Course AND Hands-On - 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • This activity has also been approved by the ACNM for 12 Contact Hours. Description: This two day program covers the AWHON recommended curriculum for Limited OB Ultrasound. Live demonstrations and hands-on scanning sessions are utilized extensively to teach ultrasound scanning techniques and protocols. Lectures are geared toward recognition of normal anatomy and common disorders, understanding of the protocols and standards, and performing appropriate measurements and documentation of the procedure. Lecture Topics: Typical presentations in this program include: • Introduction to Ultrasound Physics for Obstetric Imaging • Introduction to Ultrasound Instrumentation • Normal Pelvic Ultrasound Anatomy • Transabdominal Scanning Techniques • Transvaginal Pelvic Scanning Techniques • Introduction to Ultrasound Evaluation of the Cervix • Demonstration of Pelvic Ultrasound Scanning • 1st Trimester Pregnancy • Basic Obstetrical Measurements • Basic Fetal Anatomy • Guidelines for Limited Obstetric Ultrasound • Basics of Fetal Biophysical Profile • Amniotic Fluid Assessment • Demonstration of Limited Obstetrical Ultrasound Imaging • Self-Assessment and Case Review Educational Objectives: On completion of this course the participant should be able to: • describe the basic principles of ultrasound • recognize and identify normal structures of the female pelvis on ultrasound images • recognize and identify fetal position and presentation • distinguish between normal and abnormal ultrasound findings in pelvic and fetal ultrasound • list and describe the basic fetal measurements • list and describe the elements of fetal biophysical profile • Improve patient care through implementation of limited OB ultrasound in their clinical practice • Assess their current practice in light of the information and discussions in during the course and identify specific strategies to implement as part of a continuing improvement process for their practice of limited OB ultrasound. Optional Hands-on Session: An optional instructional hands-on scanning session is held on Saturday morning from 9:00 AM to approximately noon. During the session participants perform transabdominal and transvaginal pelvic scanning on non-pregnant models, and transabdominal limited OB scanning on third-trimester pregnant models. Register early, Hands-on is available on a limited first-come first-served basis. Please note that the Optional Hands-On Session is the only activity on Saturday. No lectures are held on Saturday.
Mar 13 - 15, 2020 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (ESPR) Scientific Meeting is organized by Eastern Society for Pediatric Research and will be held from Mar 13 - 15, 2020 at Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.