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Dec 06, 2019 | CME 5.50 | USD $300 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
31st Annual Pan Philadelphia Neurosurgery Conference: The Future of Neurosurgery is Now is organized by Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC) and will be held on Dec 06, 2019 at The Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Target Audience: This course is designed for all specialists working in neurosurgery: practicing physicians, nurses, fellows and residents. Available Credit: • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ • 5.50 Attendance Description: Co-directed by three area Neurosurgical Training Programs: the Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, and the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, this year’s symposium will be devoted to the following theme: The Future of Neurosurgery is Now. Four keynote addresses by Ziya L. Gokaslan, MD, FAANS, FACS, Guy M. McKhann II, MD, Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, MD, and Gregory J. Zipfel, MD will carry forward the theme by discussing challenges and current controversies in spine, functional neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, and neurovascular surgery. Panel discussions on the futures of these four areas will be explored. Each panel will examine how advances in these disciplines can significantly impact neurosurgical practice. Additionally, a resident research competition will provide an analytical review of current research endeavors. Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to: • Review the history of spinal neoplasms and understand advances in surgical approaches to spinal oncology. • Examine the gender differences in the presentation and development of brain cancer in men and women. • Design customized, multi-modal treatment approaches for the male and female brain cancer patient. • Identify presenting symptoms and systemic treatment options for patients with dural arteriovenous fistula and assess the challenges associated with the treatment of this disease. • Detail the current controversies and future directions in spinal surgery, neuro-oncology, neurovascular surgery, and functional neurosurgery and examine the challenges associated in each area. • 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. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
S3 - Advanced Eval & Manipulation of Cranio Facial, Cervical & Upper Thoracic Spine (Dec 06 - 08, 2019)
Dec 06 - 08, 2019 | CME 25.00 | USD $595 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
S3 - Advanced Eval & Manipulation of Cranio Facial, Cervical & Upper Thoracic Spine is organized by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) and will be held from Dec 06 - 08, 2019 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America.The target audience for this medical event is Physical Therapists. Hours: 25 (includes 4 online hours) or 2.5 CEUs or 3 graduate credits Prerequisite: S1; Intro S3 Webinars Included Description: This advanced spinal seminar begins with a brief review and update of anatomy, mechanics and pathology of dysfunction. The techniques in the S1 seminar are reviewed, and additional techniques, particularly those requiring a higher level of skill and decision-making are added. Special emphasis will be placed on the subcranial and mid cervical regions. Lectures and evaluation techniques will assist with the evaluation and treatment of cervical dysfunction including disc degeneration, pondylosis and myelopathy.The utilization of biomechanical and anatomical principles for the enhancement of patient care through manipulation and exercise is emphasized as is the patients’ role in their own welfare. Self help and exercise programs are instructed. Special emphasis is placed on the management of syndromes, and particular attention is paid to posture. Learning Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the attendee should be able to: • conduct a comprehensive physical examination of the head, neck and upper thoracic regions • discuss the mechanisms and characteristics of headache, neck and shoulder pain and the related patient behavior • perform manipulations to the neck and upper thoracic spine, as well as mobilizations to the cranium • discuss and present cases with spinal dysfunction • describe the indication and contraindications of spinal manipulation • discuss the role of therapeutic exercise and preventative measures in the management of spinal dysfunction,especially with regard to posture
Dec 07, 2019 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
SCOPE: Successful Co-management between Primary Care and Endocrinology is organized by American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and will be held on Dec 07, 2019 at Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Description: SCOPE is an educational initiative designed to provide the primary care team with the necessary knowledge and skills to care for common endocrine disorders in the areas of bone, obesity, lipids, diabetes, and thyroid in the primary care setting and to co-manage endocrine conditions with endocrinology colleagues. SCOPE will include regional workshops offered in Philadelphia and Tampa, as well as an online curriculum of content to address the needs of: • Primary care physicians • Nurse practitioners and physician assistants • Nurses Agenda: 7:30–8:00am: Registration and Breakfast 8:00–8:10am: Welcome and Introductions 8:10–8:45am: What challenges do you have managing patients with endocrine conditions? • Attendees will visit stations throughout the room to leave notes about what they want to learn today • Throughout the day, at the start of each new topic, the faculty will discuss the themes that emerged • A focus on the BOLD-T (Bone, Obesity, Lipids, Diabetes, and Thyroids). We’ll review the latest about diagnosis, management, and what’s on the horizon to improve patient care. 8:45–10:30am: Focus on DIABETES 10:30–10:45am: Break 10:45–11:45am: Focus on BONE and THYROID 11:45am–12:15pm: Lunch 12:15–1:30pm: Focus on LIPIDS 1:30–2:45pm: Focus on OBESITY 2:45–3:00pm: Developing an action plan – what are you going to start doing differently in practice? 3:00–3:30pm: Summary and Q&A Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Dec 07 - 08, 2019 | CE 12.00 | USD $480 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Assessing and Reducing Risk in the Chiropractic Family Practice is organized by International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and will be held from Dec 07 - 08, 2019 at Penn State Brandywine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Description: Today’s family chiropractor is exposed to a unique set of risks in the day-to-day operations of the business of chiropractic healthcare and within the clinical setting of patient evaluation and care. In this class, we will explore the risk associated with current trends in chiropractic education, scope of practice, standard of care, documentation, patient communication and third party pay systems. Expect to delve into critical thinking relative to differential diagnosis and patient safety. Course Goal: This course will provide attendees with an overview of the aggravating and mitigating factors inherent in all aspects of chiropractic practice. A thorough discussion of the therapeutic care model and the associated stages will take place along with the analysis and management of vertebral subluxation within a salutogenic model of healthcare. At a Glance: • 16 Modules: 14 seminars and 2 in-office research projects • Open to chiropractors and students: 5th quarter/4th trimester or higher • Attend individual seminars or entire series • CE credit offered for approved states Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 07 - 08, 2019 | CE 12.00 | USD $480 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Research: Evidence-Informed Practice is organized by International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and will be held from Dec 07 - 08, 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 Goal: Overview of current published research: understanding the various types of research and essentials of the case history. Application of current research and its relevance to case management in the family practice. Participants will be introduced to the methodology of preparing a case study for publication. To provide the attendee with the most relevant research in the chiropractic care of children and impart the ability to critically appraise and integrate/reconcile the research findings with the chiropractic empirical/clinical experience for the purpose of teaching, research and practice. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 07 - 08, 2019 | CME 15.00 | USD $495 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
E1- Upper Extremity Evaluation & Manipulation - Instructed by Andy Naas, PT, MHSc, MTC, OCS is organized by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) and will be held from Dec 07 - 08, 2019 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists. Hours: 15 or 1.5 CEUs or 2 graduate credits with completion of E1 Upper and Lower seminars Prerequisite: Intro E1 Webinar & Pre-course FCO - Homestudy (included with E1) Description: This seminar emphasizes the interpretation of basic science knowledge and the development of basic clinical skills which are needed to complete a differential evaluation of the upper extremity dysfunction, then proceeds to treatment. General principles of functional anatomy, tissue and joint biomechanics, pathology, and treatment are presented. The clinical content of the seminar includes physical examination, with special emphasis on performance of joint mobility and assessment of end-feel. Non-thrust manipulations are instructed. Supportive treatments are discussed. Learning Objectives: At the completion of this seminar the attendee should be able to: • Perform the steps of the differential evaluation for the detection of upper extremitydysfunction • Interpret the results of the differentialevaluation • Identify a treatment approach based on the positive findings of the differential evaluation • Select (when appropriate) basic non-thrust manipulationtechniques • Relate the significance of pain to the patient’s dysfunction, behavior and treatmentapproach • Discuss and contrast the effects of mobility andimmobility • Discuss the effects of manipulation in terms of psychological, mechanical and neurophysiologicaleffects • Discuss the indications and contraindications for joint manipulation of the upper extremity Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
3-Day Physician Assistant PANCE / PANRE Board Review Course by Certified Medical Educators (CME) - Philadelphia
Dec 09 - 11, 2019 | CME 32.00 | USD $425 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3-Day Physician Assistant PANCE / PANRE Board Review Course is organized by Certified Medical Educators (CME) and will be held from Dec 09 - 11, 2019 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Philadelphia Airport, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 32 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 10 - 11, 2019 | CEU’s 1.50 | USD $1875 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Clinical Project Management: Fundamentals of Project Management is organized by Barnett Internationa and will be held from Dec 10 - 11, 2019 at Convene CityView, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 hours (1.5 CEUs) of continuing education. Who Should Attend: • Project Managers from pharmaceutical, medical device, or CRO industry with less than two years in the role of Clinical Project Manager or experienced Clinical Projects Managers without formal clinical project management training • Newly Hired Clinical or Project Team Leaders who will be managing projects (either at the sponsor, CRO, or investigational site) • Clinical Research Associates, Data Managers, or other members interested in transitioning into the Clinical Project Management role or Clinical Trial Management Course Description: Theoretical concepts from the Project Management Institute, PMBOK are introduced in this introductory project management course for the clinical research professional working in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry. Whether you are looking to become a clinical research project manager, are already in an entry-level project manager role, or a project manager without formal project training, this two-day interactive course hands-on program will provide you with project management skills, tools and processes required to successfully manage projects in clinical research settings. Case studies, discussion, and interactive activities are utilized to aid the learner in application of clinical project management concepts and principles. Learning Objectives: • Describe project management as it applies to clinical research and in the management of clinical trials • Identify how project managers develop high performance project teams • Develop a project plan and work breakdown structure • Identify process mapping tools used in clinical research • Recognize the importance of effective project schedules • Identify clinical trial project budgetary needs • Identify performance metrics and utilize effectively to monitor project • Management of vendors within a clinical trial for optimal oversight and outcomes • Implement successful project closure and lessons learned Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jan 04 - 05, 2020 | CE 12.00 | USD $480 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mastery of Chiropractic Principles and Practice is organized by International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and will be held from Jan 04 - 05, 2020 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 CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 hours of continuing education credits. Course Description : Explore the multifaceted dynamics of chiropractic family wellness practice. The course will provide you with the tools and systems to create a successful practice congruent with the traditional values of chiropractic philosophy in a contemporary application of chiropractic technique. You will be challenged to develop mastery in every aspect of practice with emphasis on the care of infants and children. Course Goal : Attendees will learn how to create a practice paradigm and develop a practice congruent with chiropractic philosophy, science and art. You'll review concepts and techniques presented in previous seminars and allow refinement and mastery of those skills. Take home the tools to practice with excellence and innovation. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 12, 2020 | CME/CEU 40.00 | USD $410 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) of Philadelphia 12th Annual Echocardiography Update is organized by Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) of Philadelphia and will be held on Jan 12, 2020 at Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians, Fellows, Residents, NPs, PAs, nurses, Technologists sonographers, Cath/EP Lab Staff and Medical Assistants. Accreditation: 40 CME/CEU Credits. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.