Upcoming Medical Conferences in San JuanSearch Criteria : United States of America San Juan
Dec 13 - 15, 2019 | CME 20.00 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
18th Annual Convention of the College of Surgeons of Puerto Rico is organized by College of Surgeons of Puerto Rico / Colegio de Medicos Cirujanos de Puerto Rico and will be held from Dec 13 - 15, 2019 at Puerto Rico Convention Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: This CME activity has been designed for Physicians. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Dec 14 - 21, 2019 | CME 14.00 | USD $895 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Palliative Medicine and End of Life Care, Including Related Topics in Neurology is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Dec 14 - 21, 2019 at Celebrity Summit, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners Accreditation: 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM 14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program Up to 14 MOC (Part II) points in the American Board of Anesthesiology® (ABA) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program 14 Contact Hours 3½ Hours of Pharmacology for NPs Topics: • Palliative Care Overview: History, Range of focus and Relation to Hospice Care ○ To discover the roots of palliative medicine, its impact on traditional practice models and the relation/definition between palliative and hospice care • Advanced Care Directives ○ To define the history/legalities of advanced care directives. ○ To differentiate the various formats and techniques to advance end of life discussions. ○ To examine the controversies in ACD such as surgical thirty day rules. • Pain Management and Palliative Care: Pharmaceutical review and a Review of the Issues of the Opioid Crisis ○ To illustrate treatment options for critical and end of life medical conditions. ○ To examine the roots and solutions of the opioid crisis particularly as related to palliative and hospice care. • COPD, CHF and ESRD in Palliative Care ○ To utilize palliative medicine skills in the planning/treatment of these common chronic conditions. • Patient Driven Voluntary Cessation of Hydration and Nutrition ○ To identify the phenomena of patient's elective decision in non acutely mortal situations to terminate their lives through active decision. ○ To examine the practitioners role/obligations in such a situation • End of Life Symptomology and Management ○ To summarize the common EOL symptoms. ○ To demonstrate pharmaceutical and behavioral management of these conditions. • Reimbursement and Coverage Strategies ○ To examine the CMS rules of remuneration for non palliative/hospice providers in palliative/hospice patients • Mental State - delirium, MCI and dementia • Can the Patient Hear Me? - awareness, unresponsiveness and coma • Stroke - follow-up and prognosis • Gap Analysis - quality approach to practice improvement • Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's in Palliative Care • Brain Death - what is it and diagnosis • The Plan for Monday - changes for ease of practice and improvement in care.
Jan 23 - 26, 2020 | CE Hours 12.00 | USD $650 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
1st Annual IOCDF Education Vacation is organized by International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) and will be held from Jan 23 - 26, 2020 at San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. Who Should Attend: The Education Vacation is a great learning and training opportunity for clinicians of all types at all levels, from students/trainees to seasoned professionals. Fields that may benefit from the Education Vacation include therapists (psychologists, counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, etc.), psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and physicians (general practitioners, pediatricians, family medicine, etc.). OCD MEETING: The meeting is most appropriate for students/trainees and clinicians in any field who are new to working with OCD and related disorders. The Intro Track will provide an overview of identification, diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of OCD and related disorders to those who may not have had much experience in or exposure to these disorders. Curriculum will cover working with OCD and related disorders across the lifespan, with content for working with adults, pediatric populations, and their families. MASTER CLINICIAN Series: The series is most appropriate for clinicians in any field with many years of experience in working with OCD and related disorders. The Advanced Track presupposes a comprehensive understanding of the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of OCD and related disorders, and will be geared towards experienced professionals who are seeking the latest in research updates and cutting-edge treatment innovations. Continuing Education: The committee will be applying to the APA, NASW, ACCME, and NBCC for 12 CE hours. Description: The Education Vacation is a destination training opportunity for clinicians in all fields who interact with OCD and related disorders - psychiatrists, physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, therapists, social workers, and students/trainees in any relevant field are welcome to attend. The Education Vacation will bring together premier leaders in OCD and related disorders for 4 days of learning, training, networking, and fun in the sun. Education Vacation attendees will register for one of two tracks - the Intro Track, for those who are new to working with OCD and related disorders, or the Advanced Track, for those with many years of experience in working with OCD and related disorders Each track will have a distinct curriculum and learning objectives, delivered by world-class faculty in 4 half-day sessions. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jan 25 - Feb 01, 2020 | CME 14.00 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Primary Care and Women's Health Key Topics and Core Strategies is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Jan 25 - Feb 01, 2020 at Celebrity Summit, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists Credits: • 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • 14 ACPE Credits • 14.0 Contact Hours Topics: • Hormonal Alternatives in Managing Menopause: 2015 Guidelines from The • North American Menopause Society. • Treating and Screening for STD’s: Current CDC Guidelines • Obesity and Pregnancy • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Newer Terminology and Management • Update on Hormonal Contraception • Communicating Skills: Medical Writing, Health Literacy, Medical Websites and more • Medications and Pregnancy-an Overview of Current Usage • Case studies in pituitary and adrenal problems • Eat to Live, how to prolong your life by what you eat • Exercise and Exercise prescription • Case studies in common thyroid disorders • Screening patients for Coronary Artery Disease and risk stratification • Screening for Cancer in our Patients • End of life care and palliative care Objectives: • Know the best recommendation on healthy eating and diets to prolong your patients lives. • Know the value of various degrees of exercise and how to encourage its use • Master the approach to hyper and hypothyroidism, nodules and goiter Use algorithms to detect and evaluate the most common pituitary and adrenal problems • Master the available tests to screen for and assess coronary artery disease in our patients • Incorporate the current cancer screening recommendations into your practice with your patients • Utilize practical approaches to helping patients at end of life make the best decisions and how to support them • Apply current techniques of endometrial ablation as a viable alternative to hysterectomy • Apply contemporary strategies in managing risks associated with obesity in pregnancy. • Utilize current CDC Guidelines in managing sexually-transmitted disease • Evaluate contraceptive options to provide a personalized approach to contraceptive counselling • Identify meds to use, meds to avoid, and meds to consider in pregnancy • Apply current hormone therapy guidelines to menopausal patients using an individualized approach • Assess and utilize objective health information from a range of internet sources.
Feb 07 - 08, 2020 | CME 12.00 | USD $500 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
10th Annual Puerto Rico Oncology Symposium is organized by Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO) and will be held from Feb 07 - 08, 2020 at La Concha Resort, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. Conference Goals: To update hematologist/oncologists and their teams on issues affecting oncology practices in the USA and Puerto Rico. In addition this conference will advance the understanding of, and ultimately help to eliminate, the disparities along the cancer continuum that represent a major public health problem. Reflecting this transdisciplinary field, professionals from academia, industry, government, and the community are brought together to promote the exchange of novel ideas, discuss the latest findings in the field, and stimulate the development of new research on health disparities. Our ultimate goal of this educational effort is to promote collaborations between leading cancer care disparities scientists in mainland USA and PR. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 24 - 28, 2020 | CME 23.00 | USD $1,099 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
21st Annual Endocrine Update is organized by Mayo Clinic and will be held from Feb 24 - 28, 2020 at Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. Target Audience: This course is designed to meet the professional needs of practicing endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons and interested internists who care for adults with endocrine disorders. Available Credit: • 17.00 ABIM MOC points • 23.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • 23.00 Attendance Course Description: This course addresses gaps in medical knowledge and barriers in clinical practice to improve the outcomes of patients with endocrine and metabolic disorders. This program will consist of lecture, small group, panel discussion formats covering best practices, barriers to optimal patient outcomes and new approaches to evaluation and management of complex and common endocrine disorders. Course Highlights: • Case-based, interactive model that highlights multidisciplinary sessions in the evaluation and treatment of endocrine diseases, diabetes and obesity • Clinically relevant education from experts in endocrinology, surgery, radiology and more • Opportunities to interact with course faculty during breakfast roundtable discussions and small group discussions • Access to course recordings for one year Learning Objectives: Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to: • Identify the role of imaging modalities in the evaluation of the patient with adrenal or thyroid disease • Discern the perspectives of endocrinology, radiology, and surgery in the evaluation and treatment of the patient with endocrine disease • Recall new insights of mechanism of bone aging and potential for novel therapies • Apply management strategies to improve clinical outcomes in patients with diabetes and pregnancy • Apply management strategies to improve weight loss outcomes
Feb 26 - 28, 2020 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS) 2020 Meeting is organized by International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS) and will be held from Feb 26 - 28, 2020 at San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 06 - 08, 2020 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
9th Annual Puerto Rico Winter Cancer Symposium is organized by Meetings Events & Conference Coordinators, (MECC) and will be held from Mar 06 - 08, 2020 at La Concha Resort, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. Conference Description: This three-day conference is designed for medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, advances registered nurse practitioners (ARNP), physician assistants (PA), oncology nurses, registered pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and radiation therapists. General practitioners (internal medicine and family medicine) will have the benefit of a review of the standard of care and new developments in cancer therapy. Residents in training and fellows from these specialties are encouraged to attend. Topics in breast cancer, gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies, head and neck cancers, hematological malignancies (i.e., multiple myeloma, CLL, CML, and Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma) genito-urinary cancers (GU), brain tumors, malignant melanoma, and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) will be presented. The areas of focus for this conference will include the review of current standards of care in the treatment of all malignancies and new developments in cancer care. There will be an emphasis on molecular diagnosis and individualization of cancer therapy based on molecular profiles. Presentations from the latest national and international meetings will be reviewed and guidelines of cancer care will be emphasized. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 04 - 11, 2020 | CME 14.00 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Practical Neurology Co-Provided with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Apr 04 - 11, 2020 at Celebrity Summit, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners Credits: • 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • 14.0 Contact Hours Description: This course will provide a working knowledge of the most common neurological problems and reinforce principles of clinical diagnosis while reviewing the symptoms and signs of most major neurological diseases. The seminar will also present clear, practical guidelines for managing these common problems including how to integrate laboratory tests and imaging techniques into the patient's evaluation. Finally, the current treatment for these disorders will be developed in sufficient detail to permit independent management or active participation in care with the neurologist. Emphasis will be placed on clinical diagnosis and practical treatment with introduction of clinical neuroscience as needed to clarify management issues. Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to: recognize the symptoms and signs of the most common neurological diseases; apply fundamental disease concepts to patient management; educate their patients regarding the basic concepts and natural history of these diseases and participate with their patients and consulting neurologists in decisions regarding modern disease therapy and prevention. This seminar will be relevant to family practitioners, internists, neurologists and others who manage patients with neurological disorders. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 16 - 19, 2020 | CME 16.00 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine for Primary Care: Derm/Gastro/Neuro/Rheum is organized by Medical Education Resources (MER) and will be held from Apr 16 - 19, 2020 at The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 Credit Hours. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.