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Oct 16 - 19, 2019 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Oct 17 - 18, 2019 | CME 12.00 | USD $950 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fetal Echocardiography course is organized by Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and will be held from Oct 17 - 18, 2019 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is General sonographer, high risk obstetrics sonographers, pediatric cardiology sonographers, residents and fellows in radiology, pediatric cardiology, ob/gyn and maternal fetal medicine and any attending physicians practicing fetal ultrasound. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1™ credits. Course Description: This two-day program provides a comprehensive introduction to the science and practice of fetal echocardiography. The course will provide an understanding of the unique requirements of fetal echo in the diagnosis of structural malformations of the heart and will also include the use of pulsed, continuous wave, and color Doppler as well as M-mode in fetal cardiovascular diagnosis. Findings from the ultrasonographic/Doppler assessment of fetal cardiovascular physiology will be related to the pre- and postnatal management of congenital heart disease. Throughout the program the clinical importance of observations made during the fetal echo exam will be detailed. Course Objectives: • list the elements of screening and complete fetal heart exams • identify the common forms of congenital heart disease • recognize an abnormal four chamber view of the heart • relate abnormal cardiac Doppler findings to the clinical outcome Lecture Topics: • Normal 4 Chamber Hearts with Devastating Congenital Heart Disease • The Normal Fetal Heart As Part of the Fetal Ultrasound Study: What It Should Include • The 2-Minute Heart Study: How To Sweep Slowly for Position, Size, Function and Rhythm • Terminology for Congenital Heart Disease/Fetal Cardiology • Indications for a Targeted Fetal Echocardiography • The Comprehensive Fetal Echocardiogram • Normal and Abnormal Atrial and Atrio-Ventricular Connections • Normal and Abnormal Ventriculo-Arterial Alignments • The Use of Doppler in High Risk • Normal Structures but Sick Heart • Evaluation and Treatment of Fetal Arrhythmias • Evaluation and Treatment of Fetal Congestive Heart • Difficult Fetal Heart Diagnostic Differentials • Surgical Treatments and Outcomes for Complex Congenital Heart Disease • Fetal Pathologic Correlates: Hands on Fetal Cardiac Specimens
Oct 24, 2019 | CME 7.00 | USD $675 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3rd Annual Jefferson Sialendoscopy Course is organized by Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) and will be held on Oct 24, 2019 at Jefferson Alumni Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Target Audience: This course is specifically designed for healthcare professionals in Otolaryngology and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery who perform, or wish to perform, sialendoscopy in their practices. Available Credit: • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ • 7.00 Attendance Course Description: This course will introduce the equipment and techniques needed to incorporate this minimally invasive procedure into practice. Lively interactive case-based discussions from expert faculty and intensive hands-on cadaveric dissection* highlight this annual program. Participants will examine the advantages of sialendoscopy and identify patients for whom this minimally invasive procedure would be most appropriate. Specific strategies to incorporate sialendoscopy and hybrid techniques into practice will be identified. Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants will be able to: • Develop strategies to treat and manage salivary gland disorders. • Examine the advantages of sialendoscopy and identify patients for whom this minimally invasive procedure would be most appropriate. • Review current evidence based practice guidelines for the appropriate use of sialendoscopy and identify specific strategies to incorporate sialendoscopy and hybrid techniques into practice. • Demonstrate an understanding of the algorithm for management of stones based on size and location. • Analyze the proper instrument handling and surgical techniques in sialendoscopy and identify technological advances and their risks and benefits. • Examine potential complications of sialendoscopy and hybrid approaches and develop the appropriate management plans. • 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.
Oct 26 - 29, 2019 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) is organized by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and will be held during Oct 26 - 29, 2019 at Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 26, 2019 | CE/CME 6.00 | USD $129 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pain Management for the Main Street Practitioner is organized by PAINWeek and will be held on Oct 26, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Target Audience: The educational design of this activity addresses the needs of frontline clinicians: physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, and pharmacists involved in the treatment of patients with pain. Accreditation: This is a 1-day meeting and will provide 6 CE/CME credits. Description: Pain Management for the Main Street Practitioner Pain is the primary reason Americans seek health care. An aging population and radical expansion in health insurance coverage will converge to keep pain in the forefront of patient presentations. And the rapidly evolving regulatory environment in medication risk management has new and complex implications for patients and practitioners alike. The PAINWeekEnd Regional Conference Series brings certified medical education to healthcare professionals in all disciplines with an interest in pain management Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 29 - Nov 01, 2019 | CME 20.00 | USD $500 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hypospadias International Society (HIS) 3rd World Congress is organized by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and will be held from Oct 29 - Nov 01, 2019 at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Credits: AMA PRA Category 1™ (20.00 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (includes PA, RN, BSN, ARNP) (20.00 hours) Overview: We would like to welcome you to the 3rd Annual World Congress of the Hypospadias International Society (HIS). The HIS was founded in 2017 to create a forum that promotes the exchange of scientific information, technological advancements and research support specifically within the field of hypospadias. Building upon the success of the initial meeting in Moscow in 2016, last year’s meeting in Frankfurt was highly successful with over 200 international attendees from across the world. We expect that this meeting in Philadelphia will be met with even more enthusiasm due to a widespread interest in the field of hypospadiology. The Congress will include a number of international experts designed to foster collaboration and advancement of various aspects of hypospadias care delivery. We hope to merge the leaders of basic science research with physicians delivering clinical care. Honest discussion of surgical outcomes will lead to dissemination of approached towards improving our efforts. Discussion of surgical videos will allow attendees to further refine techniques. There will be 2 prizes for abstract presentations based on scientific merit: the 5000€ Hadidi basic science and the 1000€ Hanna clinical prizes. Philadelphia has a long and storied history within the United States, the foundation of which starts with the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. It is the 6th most populous city within the US and its large number of universities foster an environment as an educational destination. With an eclectic food scene, countless museums and art galleries, there is no shortage of activities to keep attendees busy outside of the meeting. If interested, Philadelphia is also a travel hub and a short trip from New York City, Washington D.C and other large cities within the northeastern US. This meeting is unique in its focus on the field of hypospadias yet broad inclusion of many topics that will be vital toward advancing our efforts toward improving patient outcomes. We look forward to seeing you in Philadelphia! Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Understanding up to date information about the basic science principles behind hypospadias development and physiology. • Master surgeon panel discussion of hypospadias management • Identification of modifiable surgical factors to improve hypospadias outcomes. • Review of live surgical videos for various hypospadias techniques including distal, proximal, and re-perative hypospadias. • Discussion of standardized documentation for operative notes, office visits, and patient reported assessments. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 31 - Nov 03, 2019 | CME 23.75 | USD $795 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Advances in Integrative Nutrition is organized by Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) and will be held from Oct 31 - Nov 03, 2019 at The Notary Hotel, Autograph Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Target Audience: This course is designed for physicians and other licensed healthcare providers, including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dietitians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, medical residents and fellows, and other healthcare professionals that are interested in or provide patient care or patient education in the areas of integrative medicine. Limited scholarships will be available for full-time medical students and house staff. Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 23.75 Attendance: 23.75 Course Description: Nutrition is a key component of health, and there is a growing recognition of its under-representation in traditional medical education. This 3.5 day intensive training course provides the framework for developing a patient-centric approach to dietary and nutritional care. Specifically, this course will explore current and cutting edge topics in nutrition, based on the latest and most relevant scientific literature. There will be indepth discussions on the critical role of key nutrients for biological function and regulation, and how nutritional imbalances in macronutrients (protein, fat, carbohydrates), micronutrients (fat versus water soluble vitamins), as well as different dietary and environmental exposures affect health, alter the gut microbiome, and can impact risk for diseases across the human life cycle. Activity content will evaluate the interconnectedness of different body systems in the context of nutritional states, with emphasis on assessment of symptomatic, functional, and biological markers. The content from this course will be complemented by the use of clinical cases to formulate integrative nutritional care plans that demonstrate competence with the relevant foundational material. Content Areas: • Integrative Medicine Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: • Understand the complex role of nutrition in human biochemistry, physiology, illness and health • Describe the role and contribution of specific macro- and micro- nutrients to nutritional status and health • Explain the differences among common dietary approaches and popular diets, and discuss the evidence and pitfalls for each • Define biomarkers of nutritional deficiencies and suboptimal nutritional state • Recognize safety issues related to nutritional supplementation • Describe best practices for nutritional supplementation • Outline best practices for nutritional planning and support • Discuss macro-and micronutrient content in different food groups and assess their contributions to the overall nutrition plan • Develop healthy nutrition plans for self and others • Assess their individual 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.
Nov 02 - 03, 2019 | CE 12.00 | USD $480 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Neurology of the vertebral subluxation complex (VSC) & Thompson Technique 2 is organized by International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and will be held from Nov 02 - 03, 2019 at Penn State Brandywine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is chiropractors and students of 5th quarter/4th trimester or higher. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 hours of continuing education credits. CE Credits Request Fee: $45 per class. This fee is additional to seminar cost and is non-refundable 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. The neurological model presented will outline the VSC's proposed aberrant effect on proprioception, nociception, immunity and the ANS. The neurological effects will be detailed at the site of subluxation, as well as the potential global effects on the human body. Hands-on learning environment: full-spine analysis, detection and adjustments will be practiced at this seminar. The effects of each adjustment will be tied back to the neurology of the VSC, ensuring practical understanding of all topics covered. Course Goal: For attendees to have a functional understanding of the neurology of the vertebral subluxation complex (VSC) and have a working understanding of the Thompson Technique, to utilize in practice. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 04 - 05, 2019 | Hours 15.00 | USD $1875 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Auditing Techniques for Clinical Research Professionals is organized by Barnett International and will be held from Nov 04 - 05, 2019 at Convene Commerce Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Who Should Attend: • Clinical Quality Assurance Professionals who audit the quality of clinical trials • Clinical Research Associates and Managers, Project Leaders, and Medical Monitors who want to enhance their effectiveness • Regulatory Affairs Professionals responsible for GCP regulatory compliance • Investigators, Study Coordinators and Trial Center Managers who want to learn how to prepare for FDA and sponsor audits and to improve the quality of their research activities Accreditation Information: Barnett International is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Participants will receive 15 hours (1.5 CEUs) of continuing education credit for full participation Description: This workshop teaches practical, immediately usable techniques that top-notch Good Clinical Practice (GCP) auditors and FDA investigators employ. They include techniques that are useful when auditing clinical trials that employ Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and/or Electronic Data Capture (EDC). When monitors and auditors apply these techniques, they can better detect, correct, and prevent clinical study performance deficiencies at clinical sites and within their organizations. Significant updates to the seminar focus on the development and utilization of Quality Systems (QS) at clinical sites to improve their performance. The workshop will emphasize Simple Efficient & Effective QS processes that clinical site personnel can utilize and how monitors and auditors can help them develop and implement them. Learning Objectives: • Apply auditing standards-based in current law, regulations, and guidelines • Utilize electronic systems to enhance your auditing techniques, allowing more efficiency in your daily monitoring or auditing activities • Understand the role of quality systems in GCP, including techniques for detecting root causes of performance deficiencies and developing and implementing effective • Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) Select investigators and records for auditing or special monitoring emphasis • Conduct clinical investigator audits • Detect, prove, and prevent scientific fraud and misconduct • Learn techniques for writing audit plans and reports
Nov 05, 2019 | CME 8.50 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2019 GOLD COPD International Conference is organized by Temple Lung Center and will be held on Nov 05, 2019 at Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Target Audience: This activity addresses the needs of physicians, physician assistants, respiratory therapists, nurse practitioners, nurses, cases managers, cardiopulmonary specialists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with COPD. Accreditation: Physician Credit Designation: Integrity CE designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nursing Continuing Education: This educational activity for 8.5 contact hours is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurse Practitioner Continuing Education: This activity is approved for 8.5 contact hour(s). Pharmacology hours to be determined upon clinical review. Pharmacist Accreditation Statement: Global Education Group designates this continuing education activity for 8.5 contact hour(s) (0.85 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Respiratory Care Continuing Education: Application has been made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for 8.5 continuing respiratory care education (CRCE) contact hours for respiratory therapists. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to: • Review the most recent GOLD guidelines for the management of patients with COPD • Utilize guideline recommendations for the management of patients with COPD in all courses of disease • Describe treatable traits in COPD • Discuss the role of endotypes, phenotypes, and biomarkers in the management of COPD • Utilize endotypes, phenotypes, and biomarkers to aid in personalized decision making in COPD • Review the rationale and principles for the management of hypercapnia • Discuss the overlap between COPD and sleep disorders and recommendations for management • Review common comorbidities of COPD and their impact on patient management • Identify strategies for the management and reduction of exacerbations in patients with COPD • Discuss the role of various therapies in the management of COPD exacerbations including bronchodilators, corticosteroids, oral steroids, and antibiotics • Identify chronic bronchitis in patients who have frequent COPD exacerbations and mitigate effects of the comorbidity • Describe hyperinflation and principles of diagnosis • Differentiate available therapies for treatment of hyperinflation including bronchodilators, oxygen, ventilation, and surgical and interventional treatments Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.