Upcoming Medical Conferences in San JuanSearch Criteria : United States of America San Juan
Oct 26 - Nov 02, 2019 | CE Credits 14.00 | USD $795 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Maximizing Clinical Success in your Dental Practice: Fundamental Technologies & Proven Strategies is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Oct 26 - Nov 02, 2019 at Celebrity Summit, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Dentists, Dental Staff. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14 CE Credits. Course Topics : • Records and Communication. • Informed Consent Essentials. • Treatment Sequencing. • Treatment Delivery: Prosthodontic and Endodontic. • Implant Overview. • Fundamental Technologies. • Social Responsibility. • Production Boosting Pearls. The following will be presented and demonstrated in an interactive format: • Records and Communication. ○ Essentials. ○ Traditional vs virtual. • Informed Consent. ○ Essentials. ○ Applications. • Treatment Sequencing. ○ Essential vs Elective. • Treatment Delivery. ○ Prosthodontic impressions. ○ CAD/CAM digital dentures. ○ Endodontic insights. • Implants. ○ Decision making considerations. ○ Prevention and management of complications. • Technologies. ○ Clinical photography ○ Tablet technology. ○ Intra-oral scanners. ○ STL files. ○ CAD/CAM. ○ 3D printers. ○ Osstell ISQ. • Social Responsibility. • Organizations. • Social media. • Online groups. • Outreach. • Production Boosting Pearls.
Oct 26 - Nov 02, 2019 | CME 14.00 | USD $895 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Preventive Medicine and Preventive Cardiology Conference is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Oct 26 - Nov 02, 2019 at Celebrity Summit, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists Accreditation: • 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • 14 ACPE Credits • 14 (part II) MOC points in medical knowledge in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program • 14.0 Contact Hours • 9 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs Program Purpose: Review new classes of medications for diabetes treatment with impact on CV outcomes, review 2017, 2018 CV outcomes data for GLP 1 agonists, SGTI, and summarize other CV data for older diabetes medications. Evaluate role of biomarkers such as Apo B and LDL P in cardiovascular risk assessment for primary and secondary prevention as well as management. Review impact of biomarkers such as lipoprotein (a), homocystine and inflammation markers on cardiovascular disease treatment. Discuss impact of epidemic of obesity and treatment approach to work up and management of patients impacted by obesity and its comorbities. Topics: • Preventative Medicine From A to Z ○ Discuss state-of-the-art cardiovascular and global preventative medicine principles • Reaching the 2018 Blood Pressure Goals-A Focus on Isolated Systolic and Resistant Hypertension ○ Differentiate methods to diagnose resistant hypertension and achieve treatment goals • The Impact of Recent Clinical Trials on Preventative Cardiology in the Office-Let's Make the Cardiologist as Lonely as the Maytag Repairman ○ Appropriately apply primary and secondary cardiovascular prevention goals • Travel Medicine-Staying Well Away From Home ○ Analyze a patient's requirements for prevention and treatment of travel-related health problems • The Bipolar Blues, Balls of Fire, and Bad Temperament-How to Bag the diagnosis and Benefit the Patient ○ Feel more confident in differentiating between unipolar and bipolar mood disorders • The Utility of Heart Scans for Detecting Subclinical CHD and the Primary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease ○ Utilize coronary artery calcium scores to design appropriate primary CHD Prevention Strategies • Defeating Dementia-What Can WE Do? ○ Explain diagnostic, treatment, and prevention strategies for Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia • New Diabetes Medications that Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes ○ Review cardiovascular outcomes data for currently available diabetes medications including review of new classes of agents, GLP-1 agonists, SGT2 inhibitors, QR bromocriptine • Obesity from the Perspective of a Lipidologist: Root Cause Analysis ○ Identify medical factors, medications, insulin resistance as secondary causes of obesity and how to work up, address and treat these conditions ○ Discuss how diet, genomics, microbiome and environmental factors influence the treatment of obese patients. • Lipoprotein (a), Homocysteine, Hypercoagulation and CV risk ○ Review lp (a), homocystine, MTHFR as risk factors for cardiovascular disease. ○ Discuss how to interpret and treat these biomarkers. • Heart Disease in Women: Putting Prevention into Practice ○ Review cardiometabolic risk in women, use of advanced biomarkers and clinical application. • Complex lipid management: case study review ○ Develop practical approach to using advanced lipid testing as well as treatment approach to reduce residual risks in patients with high risk for events. • Biomarkers: Role of Apo B, LDL-P vs LDL -C in primary and secondary prevention cardiovascular disease, also inflammation ○ Review outcomes data for Apo B LDL P and cost effective approach to treatment using advanced testing. ○ Learn concept of discordance of LDL C vs LDL P or ApoB.
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 $1099 | San Juan, Puerto Rico
Endocrine Update 2020 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.