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Feb 23 - 24, 2018 | CME 6.75 | USD $20 | Rheumatology
2018 TRS Annual Scientific and Business Meeting is organized by Tennessee Rheumatology Society (TRS) and will be held during Feb 23 - 24, 2018 at Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, Franklin, Tennessee, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Rheumatologists, physicians engaged in the ongoing practice of rheumatology. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description : The purpose is to increase and propagate the understanding of rheumatic diseases among physicians engaged in the ongoing practice of rheumatology and the socio-economic issues involved in the treatment of these diseases, and other lawful purposes; provided, however, that all purposes of the Corporation are and shall remain exclusively charitable, scientific, religious or educational and otherwise within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) corresponding provision of a successor statute. Conference Objectives are : At the conclusion of the TRS 2018 Annual Scientific & Business Meeting, attendees will be able to: • Explain the controversy surrounding the definition of vitamin D status and understand the reason(s) for this. • Appreciate the challenges/limitations of 25(OH)D measurement and a reasonable approach to defining “optimal” vitamin D status. • Review the different antiphospholipid antibodies. • Evaluate the non-thrombotic manifestations seen by Rheumatologists. • Describe the controversy of DOACs for APS. • Evaluate the definition of “osteoporosis” and consider whether this definition should be expanded. • Appreciate the importance of sarcopenia and other co-morbidities as contributors of the syndrome of “osteoporosis-related” fracture. • Evaluate the price patients pay for reliance on steroids. • Review recent data on non immunosuppressive immunomodulators, not just hydroxychloroquine, but also vitamin D. • Evaluate Phase 2 trial results for both lupus nephritis and non-renal lupus—the future is exciting! • Describe what small RNAs are and their potential as disease biomarkers. • Explain differences in the classification and complications of juvenile idiopathic arthritis compared to adult-onset inflammatory arthritis. • Recognize available resources that can be used to facilitate the care of teens and young adults from pediatric to adult systems. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 23 - 24, 2018 | Free | Orthopedic Surgery
Surgical Approaches for Internal Fixation (SAIF) Course is organized by Smith and Nephew Plc and will be held during Feb 23 - 24, 2018 at Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America. Course objectives: At the conclusion of this course, surgeons should be able to: Demonstrate safe zones, anatomy, and approaches for the most common upper and lower extremity fractures; evaluate a pre and post-op plan and risk factors for complications. (PGY 4-5). Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 24 - 24, 2018 | CME 8.00 | USD $1499 | Plastic Surgery
Botox Training Course is organized by Empire Medical Training and will be held on Feb 24, 2018 at Holiday Inn Nashville-Vanderbilt (Dwtn), Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Physicians, Nurses, Dentists, and other Licensed Healthcare Professionals who are eager to learn a specific skill set associated with mastering the injectable procedures. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description: The Botox Training classes are very complete and encompass all aspects needed to fully integrate this new procedure so that you can immediately begin performing these techniques on your own. The general format of the Botox workshop is to receive very detailed lectures in the morning followed by intensive hands on training in the afternoon with real patients. The workshop gives you the opportunity to use real Botulinum Toxin (Botox) products on actual live volunteers, all medicines and supplies needed that would be used in the training are provided as part of your tuition price. Attendees are also welcome to bring along a friend or companion if you choose to use them for your Botox injection training. There is no charge to volunteers for receiving these free injections. If you are unable to bring a volunteer to the course, Empire will provide you with real patients for the hands-on portion of the Botox Training class. Hands-On Training: Unlike some seminars, our programs are not demonstration only. In fact, attendees are expected and required to administer Botulinum Toxin (Botox) on patients in order to receive their certification. The afternoon session is reserved for intensive hands-on training, where our instructors will be carefully monitoring your technique and style of injecting to help improve your skills. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 25 - 25, 2018 | CME 7.25 | USD $1600 | Anesthesiology
Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA) at Vanderbilt is organized by Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and will be held on Feb 25, 2018 at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Anesthesiologists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description : The eight-hour course follows the requirements of the ASA Committee on Simulation Education. Participants will practice individually and in teams to manage a series of simulated events in a variety of patient care settings. Course faculty will include at least two board-certified anesthesiologists experienced in simulation-based training. Participants will have an orientation to the simulation equipment before providing care to simulated patients. Each participant will take the lead as the primary decision maker on at least one simulated event. Simulations typically include the use of a high-fidelity patient simulator (such as Laerdal SimMan 3G) as well as simulated clinicians and/or patients (actors with scripted roles) and routine clinical equipment. Conference Objectives are: • Manage a patient undergoing anesthesia who experiences a hemodynamic critical event. • Manage a patient undergoing anesthesia who experiences a respiratory critical event. • Describe and discuss optimal teamwork, leadership and communicatin skills required during crisis management. • Perform an effective handover. Conference Highlights are : • Your performance will not be graded. THIS IS NOT A TEST. • Experiential learning: You will be in the “hot seat” as the primary anesthesiologist for at least one scenario. • Small course size: 4-6 participants with 2-3 instructors per course. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 28 - 28, 2018 | CME 6.25 | USD $219.99 | Psychology | Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Executive Dysfunction : Strategies for at Home and at School is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 28, 2018 at Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Counselors, Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Case Managers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addictions Counselors, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Educators, School Administrators, Other Helping Professionals that Work with Children. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 Credits. Course Description : Children and adolescents with executive function deficits often struggle with organization, prioritizing, time and task management, self-regulation and working memory. When you add a diagnosis of ADHD, specific learning disorder, autism spectrum disorder, and the common co-morbidities of these disorders, executive functions are specifically impaired and these children are often at risk for academic underachievement and socialization/behavioral difficulties. Attend this seminar with Dr. Kevin Blake, an expert on executive functioning, and learn proven evidence-based strategies to help these children and adolescents achieve their full academic and social potential. You will discover how to adapt treatment to the child’s developmental age as well as how to design strategies for the classroom and home that will include more reinforcement, stronger external consequences, and behavior modification. Technology to help with memory, note taking, time management and organization will be addressed. In addition, you will become confident in teaching social interaction and social skills in the classroom. Never again have a kid meltdown when changing from one activity to the next. Course Objectives are : • Analyze the neurobiology of Executive Functions. • Develop strategies that improve specific executive skill deficits in the context of home or school performance expectations. • Utilize strategies to modify the environment to reduce the impact of weak executive skills. • Assess how those with Developmental Neurobiological Disorders may have difficulties with Executive Function and why this may cause them problems with time management and personal organization. • Determine methods of helping those with Developmental Neurobiological Disorders overcome their difficulties with Executive Function. • Ascertain other helping professions who can aid in treating those with difficulties with Executive Function and determine how to coordinate treatment with them.
Mar 08 - 09, 2018 | CME 12.00 | USD $525 | Primary Care
What's Up with Primary Care Emergencies?! is organized by MidlevelU and will be held during Mar 08 - 09, 2018 at Hilton Nashville Downtown, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 contact hours. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 08 - 08, 2018 | Free | Pediatrics
PIDS Pediatric Transplant ID Symposium is organized by Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) and would be held on Mar 08, 2018 at Memphis, Tennessee, United States Of America. The target audience for this medical event for Pediatricians. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 09 - 10, 2018 | Free | Pediatrics
PIDS Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research Course is organized by Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) and would be held during Mar 09 - 10, 2018 at Memphis, Tennessee, United States Of America. The target audience for this medical event for Pediatricians. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 09 - 11, 2018 | Free | Radiology | Orthopedics | Spine surgery
Spine Intervention Society (SIS) Advanced Cervical Bio-Skills Lab is organized by Spine Intervention Society (SIS) and will be held during Mar 09 - 11, 2018 at Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 14 - 16, 2018 | CME 21.75 | USD $725 | Oncology
Oncology Clinical Trials Conference is organized by Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA), Inc. and will be held during Mar 14 - 16, 2018 at Holiday Inn Express Nashville-Downtown, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event for Oncologists. This CME Conference has been approved with a maximum of 21.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. • Optional Preconference on GCP Bacics (fulfills NIH GCP requirements) - March 14, 2018. • Optional Preconference on Oncology Research Fundamentals - March 14, 2018. Conference Objectives : • Discuss current trends in oncology clinical research and identify how these trends are influencing oncology trials. • Discuss the challenges of conducting oncology clinical research. • Discuss the complexity of oncology trials and tools and techniques for managing these trials. • Discuss regulatory requirements for oncology research including the NCI policies and guidelines for protocol development. • Discuss the basic principles of clinical trial design. • Discuss the standard approach to response evaluation in oncology. • Describe sponsor expectations of oncology research sites. • Discuss site selection from pre-qualification through initiation and site ready status. • Describe the importance of Pharmacokinetics (PK) evaluations in oncology research. • Discuss the use of personalized medicine and target therapies in oncology research. • Describe the process of reporting adverse events, including special NCI reporting requirements. • Discuss the standard approach to response evaluation in oncology research. • Discuss the Investigator’s responsibilities for conducting safe, ethical, and successful research. • Discuss the changing methodology used for conducting Phase 1 oncology trials. • Discuss the process for identifying outcome measures in oncology research studies. • Discuss Immunotherapy as an emerging class of cancer treatment that uses the body’s own immune system to help fight cancer cells. • Discuss common FDA findings, what these findings mean, and the unique challenges they present in Oncology studies.