Upcoming Medical Conferences in VirginiaSearch Criteria : United States of America
Oct 19 - 20, 2019 | Contact H 16.00 | USD $350 | Arlington, Virginia
The Difficult Airway Course: EMS is organized by Airway Management Education Center (AMEC) and will be held from Oct 19 - 20, 2019 at Arlington County Fire Training Academy, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America. Credits: CAPCE: This continuing education activity is approved by First Airway, LLC, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education(CAPCE). CAPCE Activity #19-FirstAir-F2-0001. CEH Number and Type: 16.0 Advanced. ASTNA: 16.0 Contact Hours have been provided by the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association (Certificate #2017-49). ASTNA is an approved provider for the California Board of Registered Nursing CEP 13575. Description: • Learn the full range of airway management techniques — including use of video laryngoscopes & other advanced imaging devices, extraglottic devices, drug-assisted intubation and cricothyrotomy. • Work with expert faculty who know the unique challenges facing EMS providers. • Use proven airway devices in small group sessions. • Practice decision-making and airway techniques in Code AirwayTM simulations. • Face the most challenging patient scenarios in a no-risk environment. These include: elevated ICP, pulmonary edema, cardiogenic shock, status asthmaticus foreign body in the airway, direct airway trauma, multiple trauma with shock, and many more. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 21, 2019 | CE Credits 6.00 | USD $135 | Richmond, Virginia
2019 Good Grief Conference is organized by VCU Health Continuing Medical Education and will be held on Oct 21, 2019 at Richmond Marriott Short Pump, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 CE Credits. Target Audience: Chaplains, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychology, Social Work Specialties: Pediatrics, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Chaplains Overview: The Good Grief Conference is designed to educate and equip interprofessional healthcare teams, chaplains, volunteer caregivers, or anyone working with those experiencing grief, whether related to health crises, chronic or life-changing situations, end of life, or bereavement issues. This year's conference will focus on cultivating safe spaces -- emotional, physical, and through cyberspace -- where individuals can reveal the true face of their grief. This year's presenters will provide concrete strategies that can be used by individuals, teams, and communities in navigating and rebuilding during the grief process. Benefits of Attending: • Learn strategies and useful resources for effectively cultivating safe spaces for themselves, for others, their teams, and communities of various ages and backgrounds. • Learn practical approaches to identify and navigate complex, often unspoken, chronic and acute griefs, ways that empower people, families, and communities to grieve and grow in healthy ways. Objectives: • Participants will learn strategies and useful resources for effectively cultivating safe spaces for themselves, for others, their teams, and communities of various ages and backgrounds. • Participants will learn practical approaches to identify and navigate complex, often unspoken, chronic and acute griefs, ways that empower people, families, and communities to grieve and grow in healthy ways.
Oct 21 - 22, 2019 | CE Credits 14.00 | Falls Church, Virginia
Women’s Health Ultrasound 2019 is organized by Professional Education Center (PEC) and will be held from Oct 21 - 22, 2019 at Inova Fairfax Hospital Physicians Conference Center, Falls Church, Virginia, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14 Hours of CE Credit. Program Highlights: • Fundamentals of Ultrasound Physics • Imaging Orientation - Gyn & Fetal Evaluation • Biophysical Profile - Biometric Measurements • Fetal Lie (Use the KKAmerica Phantom) • Professional, Ethical & Documentation Issues Policy development • Post Exam Verifying Didactic Mastery Program Objectives: This program provides the didactic component recommended by ACNM and AWHONN in the NEW Ultrasound Examinations Performed by Nurses in Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Reproductive Medicine Settings: Clinical Competencies and Education Guide. At the conclusion of this program the participant will be able to: • Understand the practice competencies for ultrasound use in the gynecologic and obstetric setting. • Describe indications for gynecologic and OB ultrasound examination. • Understand basic principles of ultrasound physics/instrumentation: equipment keyboard and orientation. (Bring a picture of yours) • Define the scope of patient education specific to gynecologic, antepartum fetal assessment and various clinical use of obstetrical ultrasound, first, second, and third trimester. • Review use of limited ultrasound in OB triage. • Discuss the indications for and implications of Biophysical Profiles in evaluating and managing at-risk pregnancy. • Discuss the role of the clinician in performing limited obstetrical ultrasound for labor and delivery triage, including cervical length. • Identify key elements of accountability and documentation specific to ultrasound implementation, evaluation, and billing. • List the components of a standard, limited and specialized obstetrical ultrasound examination. Note: Reg. pricing for Early Birds. Add $30 if within 10 days Within 2 days & at the door Registration: $559/$349 (At door registration on ‘Space Available’ basis)
Oct 21 - 23, 2019 | Williamsburg, Virginia
VA HIMSS 15th Annual Fall Conference is organized by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and will be held from Oct 21 - 23, 2019 Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, Virginia, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 22, 2019 | CME 6.00 | USD $135 | Richmond, Virginia
2019 Palliative Care Symposium is organized by VCU Health Continuing Medical Education and will be held Oct 22, 2019 at Richmond Marriott Short Pump, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America. Specialties: Family Practice, Hematology, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pain Medicine, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacist, Physical Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy Target Audience: Family Practice, Hematology, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Oncology, Pain Medicine, Pharmacist, Physical Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy. Accreditation: Nursing: 6.0 CE contact hours. VCU Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Physicians: VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. VCU Health Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Overview: This 7th Annual conference focus will address the interprofessional team on topics such as: opioids and pain management, LVADs in hospice, the use of facility animals in palliative care, palliative care in end-stage disease, effective communication with children of adult patients when there is need to have difficult conversations, and strategies that can be used by palliative staff to increase resiliency. This symposium is designed for interprofessional team members, including nurses, physicians, social workers, pharmacists and clergy who are involved in working with clients who have life limiting illnesses, and their families, and/or have need of palliative care. Objectives: • Provide health care team members with current knowledge to deliver the best quality of life for patients and their families from inpatient to community health care. • Identify effective communication strategies to assist family members, including children, in their bereavement. • Identify strategies to foster development of resiliency in health care providers in palliative care.
Oct 23 - 25, 2019 | CME 35.00 | USD $5000 | Reston, Virginia
Emergency Radiology Course is organized by American College of Radiology (ACR) and will be held from Oct 23 - 25, 2019 at ACR Education Center, Reston, Virginia, United States of America. Credits: Earn up to 35 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 25 SAM Credits. Course Overview: This three-day course is designed to provide the practicing radiologist an intensive hands-on experience in imaging interpretation of traumatic and non-traumatic emergencies. Pertinent concepts of imaging technique will be reviewed and will motivate the case-based learning process. Attendees review over 300 emergent examinations covering all organ systems and modalities commonly encountered in the emergency radiology setting. Through participation in multiple interpretation sessions under the supervision of expert faculty, participants develop a higher level of expertise and confidence in emergent imaging. Formal lectures cover the core concepts, organized by organ system. Program and Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to: • Develop a systematic search pattern for evaluating MDCT examinations of the multiple-trauma patient. • Recognize common and significant injuries in trauma. • Familiarize with potential sources of missed diagnoses and interpretation pitfalls in MDCT of trauma. • Understand basic technical principles for proper acquisition of CT images in the emergency patient (trauma and non-trauma). • Learn the characteristic appearance of various causes of acute abdominal, chest and pelvic emergencies on plain radiography, CT and US. • Learn fundamental imaging aspects of non-traumatic neurological, and head and neck emergencies. • Review common and uncommon fractures of the upper extremities, lower extremities, and pelvis and spine, with emphasis on the “easily missed” fracture. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 26 - 27, 2019 | USD $435 | Falls Church, Virginia
Post Concussion Syndrome: Rehab for Vestibular, Balance and Related Symptoms Session 3 is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Oct 26 - 27, 2019 at Advanced Kinetics Physical Therapy and Sports Performance, Falls Church, Virginia, United States of America. Course Description: Concussion is a common and potential disabling condition that affects people of all ages as a result of trauma sustained in sport, motor vehicle crashes, military service, work and recreational accidents. This course is designed to aid in the identification of the multifaceted nature of concussion, and will help you effectively treat PCS patients and become part of an effective team approach to recovery. You will learn about clinical trajectories, stages of recovery and predictors of recovery time, differential diagnoses as well as comprehensive treatment techniques. You will be able to perform an effective evaluation as well as learn about the latest research in assessing and managing PCS to successfully get your patients back to their prior functioning levels. This course builds in extensive LAB time for a hands-on style of learning. Course Objectives: • Identify the signs and symptoms of concussion. • Apply current research to diagnosis and treat post-concussion syndrome. • Define your role and become an effective member in a multi-discipline team approach to recovery. • Produce an effective post concussion evaluation from on-field assessment to the clinic. • Implement treatment strategies to successfully manage your PCS patients. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 28 - 31, 2019 | Williamsburg, Virginia
43rd Annual Anesthesia Conference is organized by Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Associates (NAFA) and will be held from Oct 28 - 31, 2019 at Williamsburg Lodge, Autograph Collection, Williamsburg, Virginia, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
The Quality System Regulation 21 CFR 820 and ANSI/AAMI/ISO 13485: Navigating Regulatory Requirements- October 2019
Oct 28 - Nov 01, 2019 | USD $3285 | Arlington, Virginia
The Quality System Regulation 21 CFR 820 and ANSI/AAMI/ISO 13485: Navigating Regulatory Requirements- October 2019 is organized by Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) and will be held from Oct 28 - Nov 01, 2019 at AAMI Center for Excellence (ACE), Arlington, Virginia, United States of America. Target Audience: Instruction is targeted to professionals directly involved in meeting both FDA and international quality system requirements or those who are ultimately responsible for compliance, including harmonization with 13485. To maximize the peer learning opportunity, AAMI recommends this course for those who already have a basic understanding of a quality management system. Description: This intensive 4 ½ day course provides quality system professionals with the information needed to develop and maintain a quality system program that conforms with the FDA's Quality System Regulation (21 CFR 820) and International Organization for Standardization 13485:2016, the international standard that spells out the requirements for regulatory purposes for quality management systems. Course content is the culmination of years of consensus development on the part of a respected group of quality system experts from leading device manufacturing companies, FDA, industry consultants and members of ISO standard development teams for standards such as 13485 and ANSI/AAMI/ISO 14971:2007(R)2016, Medical devices-Application of Risk Management to Medical Devices. This is an updated version of our previous Quality System Requirements and Industry Practice course. Included are important developments in worldwide medical device regulations and revised standards, specifically 13485 and the International Medical Device Regulators Forum Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP). Program Objective: Upon completing this program, participants will take home the knowledge to examine their quality management system to determine if it complies with both FDA Quality System requirements and 13485 requirements and recognize where improvements are needed. Participants will learn about the FDA inspectional approach and the Medical Device Single Audit Program. This course will empower the attendee with the knowledge to successfully host an FDA/MDSAP audit. In addition, this course covers best practices, recognizing that different approaches may apply to various medical device classifications and to company size. This course is the one-stop resource for the learning industry best practices in implementing a QMS that meets global requirements. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 28 - 29, 2019 | CME 22.50 | USD $4500 | Reston, Virginia
Prostate MR Course is organized by American College of Radiology (ACR) and will be held from Oct 28 - 29, 2019 at ACR Education Center, Reston, Virginia, United States of America. Credits: Earn up to 22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 22 SAM Credits Course Description: This 100-case, two-day course is designed to provide practicing radiologists with intense training in the interpretation of multiparametric prostate MRI (mpMRI) and the use of Prostate Imaging – Reporting and Data System version 2 (PI-RADS v2) for standardized communication of imaging findings. Participants will develop their interpretative skills at individual workstations by review of prostate mpMRI cases with pathology correlation. A series of didactic lectures and workshop on MR-guided prostate biopsy techniques will complement the training session with focus on imaging techniques optimization. Program and Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to: • Apply the principles of PI-RADS v2 and the scoring system during the interpretation of mpMRI of the prostate • Report imaging findings using the standardized format • Optimize prostate imaging protocols using the mpMRI principles to achieve the best diagnostic performance • Provide guidance for targeted biopsies of the prostate • Develop multidisciplinary collaborations and establish a quality assurance program for prostate imaging Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.