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Feb 23 - 25, 2018 | USD $1300 | Sleep Medicine
Sleep Medicine Trends is organized by American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and will be held during Feb 23 - 25, 2018 at Hyatt Regency, Austin, Texas, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is intended for physicians and health care providers involved in the management of patients with sleep disorders and the business operations of a sleep facility. Course Description : Sleep Medicine Trends is the leading event for sleep medicine clinicians. An expert faculty will explore state-of-the-art patient care management in the diagnosis and treatment of various disorders, the latest clinical research and strategies to improve current business practices through a mix of session types. Discussions will focus on providing relevant updated information and new strategies that sleep clinicians can use in their practice. Conference Topics : • Legal Risk of Sleep Disorders, Drowsy Driving. • Legal Considerations of Sleep Telemedicine. • Roadmap to Value-based Care. • Sleep and Cognition. • Sleep and Women. • Introduction into Quality Measures and specific OSA Quality Measures. • Sleep and Pregnancy. • Telemedicine - Creating a comprehensive sleep center utilizing telemedicine. • Side effects of Oral Appliance Therapy. • Orthdontics and pediatrics. • Ocular Manifestations of OSA. • Opioid-induced Central Sleep Apnea. Conference Highlights : • Each day will begin with a sunrise board review session. • Networking facilitated at lunch with lunch tables geared toward specific interests. • One evening reception with faculty and exhibitors. • Keynote address by the current president of the AASM, Ilene Rosen, MD. Conference Objectives are : • Integrate advanced patient diagnosis, treatment and management technologies into the sleep practice. • Evolve with the ever-changing legal, regulatory and reimbursement policy environment. • Gain insight into emerging treatments for sleep disorders.
Feb 25 - Mar 01, 2018 | Free | Genetics | Immunotherapies | Immunology and Microbiology
Immunological Memory: Innate, Adaptive, and Beyond (X1) joint with the meeting on Aging, Inflammation and Immunity (X2) is organized by Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology and would be held during Feb 25 - Mar 1, 2018 at Hyatt Regency, Austin, Texas, United States of America. Additional Details will be posted as soon as they are available
Feb 27 - 27, 2018 | CME 6.30 | USD $219.99 | Infectious Disease | Clinical Pharmacology | Immunology and Microbiology
Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations for Advanced Practice Clinicians is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 27, 2018 at Omni Austin Hotel Downtown, Austin, Texas, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Conference Description : Attend this seminar and learn proper prescribing, patient education and monitoring procedures for a variety of drug regimens used to treat common acute and chronic infectious diseases. Choosing an antibacterial agent can be challenging, given the plethora of drugs available on the market and the emerging trend in bacterial resistance. You will learn the pharmacology of different classes of antimicrobials used to treat infectious disease states encountered in clinical practice. Discover the spectrums of activity, pharmacokinetic characteristics and parameters for monitoring therapeutic outcomes. Emphasis is placed on the new antimicrobials and advances in evidence-based treatment guidelines. You will leave this seminar better prepared to design appropriate and cost-effective drug regimens for improved therapeutic outcomes. Conference Objectives are : • Analyze the major classes of antibiotics and their pharmacokinetic characteristics. • Apply current evidenced-based approaches to select appropriate treatment regimens for common infections encountered in clinical practice. • Prescribe antimicrobials based on empiric dosing recommendations. • Plan goals of therapy and parameters for monitoring therapeutic response to antimicrobials. • Recommend specific antimicrobial therapeutic drug monitoring to maximize efficacy and minimize toxicities (e.g., vancomycin and aminoglycosides). • Develop preventative strategies to limit antimicrobial resistance. • Design patient and caregiver education on the proper use of antimicrobials. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 01 - 02, 2018 | Free | Trauma
Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) is organized by Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) Education Programs and will be held during Mar 01 - 02, 2018 at Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States of America. Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) Education Programs is to expand the knowledge base and clinical reasoning skills of nurses who work with injured patients anywhere along the trauma continuum of care, particularly in the post-resuscitation phase. By partnering with trauma centers and trauma systems, TCAR Education Programs provides adult and pediatric inpatient nurses an outstanding learning experience designed to meet educational goals, improve patient outcomes, and fulfill regulatory requirements. Course Objectives : By the end of this class, participants will be able to: • Describe the trauma continuum of care. • Explain the biomechanics of common injuries. • Anticipate specific wounds and complications based on mechanism of injury information. • Discuss the body's multisystem responses to traumatic insults. • Incorporate physical assessment, imaging studies, and laboratory data to evaluate the hospitalized trauma patient. • Describe appropriate medical, surgical, and nursing interventions for frequently encountered injuries. • Interact with interdisciplinary team members to provide timely care to injured patients. • Prevent, identify, and manage complications common to the hospitalized trauma patient. • Identify realistic trauma patient goals and evaluate care outcomes. • Address the psychosocial needs of hospitalized trauma patients and their family members. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 04 - 07, 2018 | Free | Thoracic Radiology
Society of Thoracic Radiology (STR) Thoracic Imaging Annual Meeting and Post Graduate Course is organized by Society of Thoracic Radiology (STR) and would be held during Mar 04 - 07, 2018 at Fairmont Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America. The target audience for this medical meeting basically for Thoracic Radiologists. Additional Details will be posted as soon as they are available
Mar 22 - 25, 2018 | CME 32.00 | USD $1300 | Family Medicine | Osteopathic Medicine
American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) 55th Annual Convention and Scientific Seminars is organized by American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) and will be held during Mar 22 - 25, 2018 at JW Marriott Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is osteopathic physicians, residents, and students. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 32.00 AOA Category 1-A CME credits. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 25 - 28, 2018 | CME 20.00 | Free | Radiology | Musculoskeletal Radiology
Society of Skeletal Radiology (SSR) 41st Annual Meeting is organized by Society of Skeletal Radiology (SSR) and will be held during Mar 25 - 28, 2018 at JW Marriott Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Radiologists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Objectives : At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to: • Apply real-life situations to clinical practice • Integrate knowledge and performance in the assessment and diagnosis of musculoskeletal sports injury, tumors, trauma and degenerative disease • Identify the anatomy of normal MSK tissues, variants and mimicker of disease • Identify morphologic, histologic and imaging characteristics of MSK disease • Describe the specific pathology that accounts for the appearance of osseous and soft tissues in the setting of trauma, overuse, degeneration, inflammatory/autoimmune and neoplastic conditions on various imaging modalities • Recognize the relationship of specific biomechanical activities, injuries and treatments to the appearance of joints, bone, and soft tissues on imagine, arthroscopic, and pathologic assessment • Review the optimal role of imaging, surgery and histopathology in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disease and health • Identify the complementary role of emerging imaging techniques, modalities, and interventional/therapeutic procedures in the diagnosis and management of specific musculoskeletal conditions • Illustrate competency in Ultrasound, MRI, and therapeutic approaches in the assessment and management of the musculoskeletal system. Additional Details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 06 - 08, 2018 | CME 15.00 | USD $725 | Rheumatology | Endocrinology | Primary Care
Primary Care Update: Rheumatology, Musculoskeletal and Endocrinology is organized by MCE Conferences and would be held during Apr 06 - 08, 2018 at Omni Austin Hotel, Austin, Texas, United States Of America. The target audience for this medical event for Family Physicians and all Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about Primary Care Rheumatology, Musculoskeletal, and Endocrinology issues. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 Credits. Overview : This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered in Primary Care Rheumatology, Musculoskeletal, and Endocrinology issues, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic interactive lectures and case-based studies. Our national speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Primary Care Rheumatology, Musculoskeletal, and Endocrinology issues, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program should improve attendees’ confidence in diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes. Topics : • Clinical Approach to Rheumatic Diseases • Laboratory and Radiology in Rheumatic Diseases • Crystalline Arthropathies • Osteoporosis • Rheumatoid Arthritis: Clinical Aspects and Treatment • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus • Spondyloarthropathies • Scleroderma and Raynaud’s Disease • Osteoarthritis • Lyme Disease and Other Topics in Rheumatology • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus prevention by Detection • Diabetes: Examining the Providers Tool Box • Diabesity: A surgical problem Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 10 - 14, 2018 | CME 24.25 | USD $635 | Renal Medicine Disease and Hypertension | Nephrology
National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Spring Clinical Meetings (SCM) 2018 is organized by National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and will be held during Apr 10 - 14, 2018 at Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Practicing physicians, residents, and fellows in nephrology and other specialties including internal medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, family practice, hospitalists; advanced practitioners (physician assistants, nurse practitioners), nurses, pharmacists and other disciplines in any setting who care for individuals who are at increased risk for, or affected by, kidney disease. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 24.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Purpose: To change clinical practice and improve patient outcomes through education, information and the opportunity to practice in a virtual clinical setting. To provide all members of the kidney healthcare community with current, state of the art scientific information on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and urinary tract diseases in order to improve the care of individuals with CKD and those at risk for developing it. This conference presents a unique opportunity for busy renal health care providers to learn new developments related to all aspects of nephrology. It is designed for kidney doctors in the private sector and academia, fellows and residents with a special interest in kidney disease, general internists, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and technicians, social workers, and renal and clinical dietitians. An important objective of this conference is to present the latest insights into chronic kidney disease care. Participants will learn about new and evolving concepts related to kidney disease through a carefully designed combination of interesting courses, practical workshops, thought-provoking symposia and insightful debates incorporating the latest developments in clinical nephrology. Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to: • Identify recent changes in healthcare policy and advances in clinical and translational research, and discuss how these may have an impact on the care of patients with kidney disease • Integrate new discoveries in dialysis and nondialysis chronic kidney disease, transplantation, hypertension, and other risk factors into clinical practice • Enhance skills of the inter-professional team to encourage collaborative care, thereby improving outcomes of patients with kidney disease Note: Acquiring 24.25 credits* requires continuous participation from Wednesday morning through Saturday morning. Many participants opt for periodic breaks, which make their credits somewhat less. Additional credits are provided for courses requiring separate registration. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 13 - 14, 2018 | Free | Family Medicine
C. Frank Webber and Interim Session is organized by Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) and will be held during Apr 13 - 14, 2018 at Renaissance Austin Hotel, Austin, Texas, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.