Upcoming Medical Conferences in San JuanSearch Criteria : United States of America San Juan
Dec 28, 2018 | CME 16.00 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Endocrinology and Family Medicine Update is organized by The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and will be held on Dec 28, 2018 at San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 credits. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 06 - 13, 2019 | CME 14.00 | USD $695 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Dealing With Disability - a Medical-Legal Approach is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Jan 06 - 13, 2019 at MS Freedom of the Seas, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Attorneys. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 8 Contact Hours. Conference Objectives are : • Disability Management. ○ Review the various claim stakeholders-claimant, doctor, insurer, employer. ○ Identify causes of delayed recovery. ○ Identify primary, secondary and tertiary stages of prevention. ○ Focus on the key communication that is necessary to prevent injuries and delays in rehabilitation. ○ Methods are introduced to partner with your medical providers to achieve better outcomes. • Introduction to the AMA Guides. ○ Identify proper reference standards to impairment. ○ Know the differences between impairment and disability. ○ Gain a selective knowledge of impairments for different organ systems. • Disease and Injury Causation. ○ Understand general causation principles. ○ Review causation as it applies to multiple Internal Medicine systems with an emphasis on Cardiology. ○ Recognize how some conditions could have an industrial component. • Work Ability and Return to Work. ○ Identify the types and sources of mixed messages sent to patients. ○ Be able to articulate the negative health consequences of being placed out of work. ○ Review specialty society statements on the return to work process. ○ Know the generalized health benefits of working. ○ Understand what are Risk, Capacity and Tolerance. • Comprehensive Cardiovascular Evaluation. ○ Identify proper testing for cardiovascular evaluation. ○ Compare the results of diagnoses and testing with recommended impairment evaluation. ○ Review the traditional and non-traditional risk factors for cardiovascular conditions. ○ Raise awareness of the impacts of stress on cardiovascular outcomes. • Psychometric Questionnaires. ○ Psychological issues related to workers relationship to the employer, co-workers, or family can have a profoundly complicating effect on return to work. ○ Learn about questionnaire based techniques to identify these subtle and complex psychosocial issues. ○ The participant will walk away with useful questions, their interpretation and be able to implement a more structured approach in their office to patients with pain and injury claims. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 01 - 04, 2019 | CME 43.00 | USD $799 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
4-Day Intensive Conversational Medical Spanish and Cultural Competency Workshop is organized by Rios Associates and will be held from Feb 01 - 04, 2019 at Hotel El Convento, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 43 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Objectives: • Acquire the ability to interview patients in Spanish, take the medical history, conduct a physical exam, give prescriptions and follow up instructions. Intervene in medical emergencies. Develop an awareness of differences in attitudes among Latinos & other Americans concerning time, space, clothing, foods, health & medical care. Learning Objectives: • Intermediate/Advanced students will be able to do all of this with more facility and fluency utilizing more idiomatic expressions, complex tenses (conditional, present & past progressive, present & past perfect tenses), as well as the subjunctive mood and its various tenses. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 11 - 15, 2019 | CME 21.00 | USD $850 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Pain Rehab Approaches for Every Practice Setting 2019 is organized by Mayo Clinic and will be held from Feb 11 - 15, 2019 at Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Health care providers who manage patients with chronic pain in specialities to include: internal medicine, family medicine, paediatrics, adolescent medicine, neurology, pain, gastroenterology, rheumatology, orofacial pain, psychology, advanced practice nursing and other specialities providing care for chronic pain. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 21.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description: This course will provide practical strategies for managing persistent pain with specific emphasis on minimizing low-yield diagnostics, reducing opioids and polypharmacy, and improving functional outcomes across the lifespan. Course topics will provide evidence-based strategies for any health care provider faced with assessing and managing complex pain disorders with multiple comorbidities in outpatient settings. Presenters are experts in primary care, neurology, facial pain, digestive disorders, internal medicine, rheumatology, addiction psychiatry, pharmacy, pain psychology, adult and pediatric pain management and anesthesiology, and other subspecialties. Treatments discussed are based on more than 40 years of successful clinical experience at the Mayo Clinic including chronic pain rehabilitation. Course Highlights : • When to end the “unending” medical work up in complex pain patients • How to taper opioids and address polypharmacy and unhelpful pharmacy • How to change the conversation from “cure” to “living well despite pain” • How to navigate the intersection of addiction and pain • Strategies to engage patients in managing their symptoms using a functional restoration approach Learning Objectives : Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to: • Determine when diagnostics are sufficient to indicate the need for interdisciplinary pain care. • Articulate principles of interdisciplinary functional restoration treatment for chronic pain disorders. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 17 - 24, 2019 | CME 14.00 | USD $895 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Cardiology for Primary Care Professionals (PCP) is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Feb 17 - 24, 2019 at MS Freedom of the Seas, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, 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 14 Contact Hours Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Prosthodontics in the 21st Century & Managing Your Practice and Personal Finances for Optimum Profitability and Success
Feb 17 - 24, 2019 | CE 14.00 | USD $795 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Prosthodontics in the 21st Century & Managing Your Practice and Personal Finances for Optimum Profitability and Success is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Feb 17 - 24, 2019 at MS Freedom of the Seas, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. This CE Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14 CE Credits. Target Audience: Dentists, Dental Staff, Spouses. Conference Objectives: At the Conclusion of this Presentation Doctors, Spouses and Staff will have a Deeper Understanding of the following Issues and Challenges: • The 4th Habit of Highly Successful People and its relationship to Doctor and Staff • Why budgets don't work long term • The importance of saving and investing Early • Determining what your post-career financial requirements will be as well as your goals • Maximizing practice profitability • Increasing practice production and collection • Controlling overhead expense • Examining guidelines for all expense categories and ways of improving results • Payment arrangements with patients-a unique approach to consider • Staff related issues - leadership • Staff compensation as a function of production and total practice revenue • Embezzlement • How much will you need at the end of your career/figuring it out • Inflation and its effect on your goals • The Rule of 72-again and again • The pathway to reaching that goal - working backwards • Obstacles along the way • Investment goals • The absolute need for a fee based highly qualified financial planner • The need for emergency funds and liquidity • Understanding of risk / reward • Various ways to invest • Investment vehicles • How to choose an investment advisor and what to watch out for • What does safety mean-upsides and downsides • What is a Fiduciary?
Feb 19 - 23, 2019 | CME 30.00 | USD $1145 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Physiatry '19 - Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) Annual Meeting is organized by Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) and will be held from Feb 19 - 23, 2019 at Puerto Rico Convention Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. his CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Description: Connect with a community of influencers and up-and-coming leaders in physiatry and rehabilitation medicine at the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) Annual Meeting - Physiatry '19. Join us in Puerto Rico for five days of unparalleled scientific learning, sharing, and career advancement opportunities. With over 1,200 attendees, 4 blockbuster keynotes, 100 workshops/sessions, and 60 exhibitors - there is truly something and someone for everyone. Why Attend: The sparks of discovery, innovation, mentorship, leadership and collaboration ignite when our rich spheres of expertise and experiences intersect at the AAP’s Annual Meeting. • The AAP Experience: Physiatry '19 is unique in its focus on fostering meaningful and long-lasting relationships between physicians, educators, trainees and other professionals within an intimate and collaborative environment. 96% of past attendees would recommend the AAP Annual Meeting to their colleagues! • Network, Network, Network: 83% of attendees come back to the AAP Annual Meeting year after year to connect with colleagues, share ideas, solve common issues and celebrate accomplishments. • Education That Innovates: The AAP's Annual Meeting presenters are thought leaders that will creatively challenge the way you conduct research, educate trainees, treat patients and grow your career. • Industry Trends: The AAP's Exhibit Hall gathers leading organizations that are improving the specialty of physiatry through innovative products, services and education. Engage and collaborate with industry partners to achieve your goals. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 01 - 03, 2019 | CME 1.00 | USD $200 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
8th Annual Puerto Rico Winter Cancer Symposium (WCS) 2019 is organized by Meetings Events & Conference Coordinators, (MECC) and will be held from Mar 01 - 03, 2019 at La Concha Resort, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is for medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, advanced 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. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of AAPA Category 1CME Credits. Topics in lung and 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. Course Objectives: Upon completion of this conference attendees will be able to: • Understand the latest advances in chemotherapy treatments in the areas of lung cancer, breast cancer, prostate, gastrointestinal malignancies, and others as well as hematological malignancies (CLL,CML, multiple myeloma, non-Hodgkin Lymphoma). • Apply genetic and biomarker testing to personalize therapy in malignant diseases and evaluate the current standards of care in the treatment of several cancer diagnoses. • Recognize the clinical indications, risks and benefits of combined modality treatments for NSCLC, head and neck, gastrointestinal malignancies, breast cancer and some hematological malignancies. • Identify and treat complications related to the disease process, chemotherapy and novel biological agents by applying the proper use of supportive care and on time acute interventions. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 14 - 17, 2019 | CME 16.00 | USD $1095 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Internal Medicine for Primary Care: Cardio/ENT/Geri/Neuro is organized by Medical Education Resources (MER) and will be held during Mar 14 - 17, 2019 at InterContinental San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is office-based primary care providers and other health professionals with updates in primary care medicine. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Learning Objectives are : Upon completion of this program, participants should be better able to: • Describe current diagnostic approaches to arrhythmias, hypertension, ACS and CAD • Implement treatment strategies reflective of current evidence-based medicine for arrhythmias, hypertension, ACS and CAD • Utilize a comprehensive geriatric assessment to identify potential issues • Assess and manage vascular and urologic disorders • Differentiate between cognitive impairment, dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease, and formulate appropriate treatment options • Perform a neurological exam as well as distinguish signs of weakness and other neurological disorders • Describe the differential diagnosis and treatment of movement disorders • List evaluation and treatment options for the neck mass, sinusitis and allergic rhinitis • Identify and describe treatment options for disorders of the ear canal and tympanic membrane Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 14 - 21, 2019 | CME 14.00 | USD $895 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Medical Ethics and Legal Medicine is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held during Apr 14 - 21, 2019 at 7-Night Southern Caribbean Cruise Conference Round-trip San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners. Attorneys, Psychologists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Program Purpose / Objectives : Ethics & Bioethics : • Bioethics, Professionalism, and Communication • Fetal Interests, Abortion and Stem Cell Research Regulation of Medical Practice - Overview of Federal and State Laws : • Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Impairment Issues • HIPAA, EMTALA, and Other Federal Mandates • Affordable Care Act and Accountable Care Organizations Electronic Health Records (Ehr) Versus Electronic Medical Records (EMR) : • Current State of Implementation of Health Information Technology (HIT) • Meaningful Use Stages I, 2 (2014) and 3 (2016) • Electronic Informed Consent • EHR Malpractice Liability End-of-life Decisions - Ethical and Legal Issues : • The Dying Process • Classification of Euthanasia • Physician Aid in Dying and Hospice Care • Determination of Death Federal and State Regulation of Pain Management : • Controlled Substances Act Standard of Pain Treatment • REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy) Program • Monitoring Programs and Disposal of controlled substances • Pain Management State Guidelines, Laws and Rules • Addiction, Death and Pain Malpractice Medical and Forensic Expert Witness and Testimony : • Federal and State Rules of Evidence Governing Expert Witnesses • Deposition of Expert Witness • Direct and Cross Examination of Expert at Trial • Daubert Challenges of Experts Official Disability Guidelines and Ama Guides in Workers Compensation and Non-occupational Injuries : • Evidence Based Medicine • Official Disability Guidelines • Rating Impairment under AMA Guides • Return to Work Guidelines Professional Medical Liability & Nursing Malpractice : • American Law and Judicial Process • Medical Negligence: Causes, Prevention and Defenses • Spoliation of Evidence in Medical Records • Capacity, Competency, Informed Consent and Informed Refusal • Liability of MCOs, ACOs, Hospitals, CRNAs, Nurses, PAs and Nurse Practitioners • Malpractice Case Presentations Medical Malpractice Mock Trial : • MOCK TRIAL: Never Event Medical Error Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.