Upcoming Medical Conferences in CharlottesvilleSearch Criteria : United States of America Charlottesville
Jun 21 - 23, 2018 | CME 10.50 | USD $200 | Obstetrics and Gynecology
The 42nd Annual Fitz-Hugh Symposium is organized by University of Virginia and will be held during Jun 21 - 23, 2018 at Pinn Hall Conference Center (formerly Jordan Hall), Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is health professionals involved in all aspects of otolaryngology. This includes a broad audience of otolaryngologists, allergists and immunologists, neurologists, audiologists, internists, primary care providers, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other allied health providers. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description : This year’s symposium will focus on new technologies and advances in otolaryngology, multidisciplinary team approaches, and legal/business considerations in an ever changing healthcare environment. Conference Objectives are : • Discern the broader implications of laryngeal pathology, and the varied ways of evaluating them. • Discuss the complexities of varied head and neck, facial cutaneous defects and approach them with multiple options for closure. • Comprehensively approach sinonasal disease from both a clinical and radiologic perspective. • Logically evaluate swallowing and dysphasia as it commonly is evaluated in the otolaryngology practice. • Discuss and debate the ongoing challenges faced by the practicing otolaryngologist beyond the sphere of clinical medicine.
Jun 28 - 28, 2018 | CME 6.25 | USD $120 | Nephrology
2018 Kidney and Pancreas Transplant and Kidney Donation Conference is organized by University of Virginia and will be held on Jun 28, 2018 at Omni Charlottesville Hotel, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Nephrologists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 Contact hours. Conference Description : Kidney transplantation is a life-enhancing option for patients with the end-stage renal disease. To make this a reality for more patients, living donation is considered the best option for most. Incompatible living donors and their recipients can participate in a paired exchange. Recent changes in kidney allocation have made transplant possible for those who were previously very difficult to match. This conference will provide clinical information regarding current trends in the evaluation, surgical care, and post-transplant management of renal transplant recipients as well as discussion about the complex psychosocial and financial issues that kidney transplant patients face. Course Description : • Understand why kidney transplantation is the best option for most patients diagnosed with end-stage renal disease. • Describe benefits of robotic surgery for patients with increased BMI or pancreas recipients. • Describe changes in renal transplantation over the past 50 years and what the new frontier may look like in the next decades. • Understand decision-making process by the selection committee in approving or declining candidates for kidney transplantation. • Discuss the impact of social media for identification of living donors. • Discuss what techniques have been utilized by kidney transplant candidates to fundraise for their surgery. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
2018 Therapeutic Apheresis Academy is organized by University of Virginia and will be held during Sep 20 - 22, 2018 at Pinn Hall Conference Center (formerly Jordan Hall), Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is physicians in nephrology, hematology, pathology/blood banking, and other allied health professionals with an interest in therapeutic apheresis. Conference Description : This conference will build upon previously established interprofessional learning using modern learning techniques. The interactive didactic sessions will present an overview of current practice and information on building a new therapeutic apheresis service. The small group and fully interactive demonstration workshops will showcase clinical applications and provide an opportunity to glean practical tips from expert practitioners. Conference Objectives are : • List examples of current clinical indications for therapeutic apheresis in each of the our existing categories. • Have updated knowledge of the most recent (summer 2016) guidelines for clinical use of Apheresis Medicine. • Apply clinical and administrative knowledge necessary to set up and run a Therapeutic Apheresis Service. • Describe the attributes of varying types of apheresis equipment. • Understand and compare duties of each member of the Therapeutic Apheresis team in hospital based versus travelling Apheresis Units. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
ArtWorks: Therapeutic Art Interventions for Challenging Children Who Act Out, Melt Down or Shut Down is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Sep 27, 2018 at Hilton Garden Inn Charlottesville, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America. Course Description: Do you have clients who are stuck, repeating the same patterns over and over and you feel like you’re powerless to help them? You know, the ones who repeatedly refuse to listen and don’t stop to think before they act. Or those who refuse to take responsibility for their behaviors and constantly pass the blame onto others. Do they leave you feeling stagnant and burnt out in your practice? Do you work with challenging children, teens and families who seem absolutely resistant to every intention you offer? Let Dr. Patricia Isis, international presenter, author, certified mindful self-compassion teacher and board certified registered art therapist help you! Attend this seminar and learn innovative interventions that are guaranteed to help even your most resistant clients become unstuck. Your day will consist of creative, interactive, hands-on training that will re-energize your work. You will leave with fresh new art strategies and approaches that you can use immediately to engage even your most difficult and challenging clients. These tools are fun and playful. They will offer you an opportunity to refresh yourself as well! Course Objectives: • Apply therapeutic art directives and immediately implement into your therapy practice to help children, teens, adults, and families regulate their emotions and behaviors. • Analyze the ethical implications and your scope of practice when selecting therapeutic artmaking approaches. • Assess the stages of children’s normative development, and warning signs suggesting a possibility for additional clinical support. • Implement the use of simple and economic art materials; what to use and when, so you can feel immediately confident using art in your practice. • Prepare a plan for introducing art into clinical practice for treatment-resistant and challenging children and families. • Playfully practice the creative process via interactive hands-on therapeutic art-making experiences. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 08 - 10, 2018 | CME 48.00 | USD $4500 | Psychology
University of Virginia Health System Effective Coping and Communication Skills (ECCS) Program for Physicians is organized by University of Virginia and will be held during Oct 08 - 10, 2018 at UVA Care Directions, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is physicians who are feeling distressed or may have exhibited disruptive behavior or physicians who may need additional education and skills training to more effectively cope and communicate in our increasingly complex and challenging medical environment. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 48 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Goals : • Teach new skills in the recognition and expression of emotions that lead to disruptive behavior. • Provide a syllabus of selected readings and resources for the distressed physician. • Teach the range of disruptive behaviors. • Provide strategies for the prevention of inappropriate behaviors. • Provide follow-up and support in maintaining behavior changes. • Evaluate the effectiveness of the course based on feedback from the workplace monitoring system. Conference Objectives are : • Identify issues around disruptive behavior and promote prevention treatment of physicians. • Discuss healthy boundaries and appropriate expressions of emotions among staff, colleagues and patients. • Identify the risk factors and development patterns of distressed physicians. • Describe the socialization of physicians and medical school/residency that contribute to maladaptive behavior patterns. • Identify family of origin issues that may contribute to behavior or communication problems. • Identify personal risk factors. • Identify relapse prevention strategies. • Discuss disruptive behavior from the viewpoint of staff, patients, colleagues and administrators. • Discuss and practice exercises that promote self-awareness, increase the relaxation response, and increase communication effectiveness. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 08 - 08, 2018 | USD $229.99 | Behavioral Health
Legal and Ethical Issues in Behavioral Health in Virginia is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Oct 08, 2018 at Hilton Garden Inn Charlottesville, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America. Course Description: Without the proper legal awareness needed to stay in compliance, you may face grave legal and financial consequences. This seminar will show you how to continue to help the people you’ve been trained to help while still protecting yourself from many legal pitfalls. If you attend only one seminar this year, make it this one. Join attorney, Rodney K. Adams, for an entertaining and enlightening day and leave with a greater understanding of the latest Virginia laws as they relate to behavioral health. You will take home practical strategies to minimize and manage legal and ethical risks and you will learn how to immediately implement these risk-reducing strategies into your practice. Course Objectives are : • Establish practices for ensuring HIPAA compliance to protect client’s privacy and minimize risk of litigation. • Designate the treatment provider’s responsibilities relating to mental health issues and duty to warn law in Virginia. • Explore the legal and ethical considerations for the treatment of minor populations in Virginia with regard to age of consent, confidentiality and custody concerns. • Develop policies on issues such as boundaries, seclusions and informed consent. • Compare the different requirements for responding to police inquiries, subpoenas and court orders for mental health records. • Differentiate between the processes for voluntary and involuntary commitment for treatment and determine the clinician’s role in each. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Rehabilitation to Support Memory and Cognitive Decline: Effective Interventions for Managing the Aging Brain is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Oct 10, 2018 at Omni Charlottesville Hotel, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America. Course Description: This dynamic and interactive training to learn the effect of aging on memory and cognition to provide the most effective therapy intervention possible. You will learn how to prioritize treatment sessions to focus on functional deficits caused by memory/cognitive changes. The content you will learn covers the spectrum of age-related memory/cognitive decline from normal memory loss to Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) to end state Alzheimer’s and the behavioral characteristics of each. The effects of memory/cognitive decline on executive function will also be explored. You will leave the day with interventions to manage memory and cognitive decline which you can immediately implement, such as: • Tools to differentiate between normal vs. abnormal memory/cognitive loss that occurs because of the aging process • Assessments for self-medication management, fall risk, driving ability, executive function and safety • Compensatory strategies, environmental considerations and caregiver training ideas • Brain stimulation activities, exercise programs and non-medication therapy for depression, sleep issues and mental inactivity • Recommendations for appropriate discharge planning • The most up to date information on brain plasticity, cognitive reserve and intervention strategies will be presented. In addition, you will be able to effectively communicate your concerns to physicians and other team members. Course Objectives: • Assess the advantages/disadvantages of the three most commonly used cognitive assessments. • Implement effective evaluation/treatment interventions in the management of memory/cognition decline. • Implement assessment tools that quickly determine a patient’s ability to retain new information. • Characterize at least six conditions/co-morbidities that impact cognitive/memory function. • Categorize normal vs. abnormal cognitive/memory deficits through the aging process and implement appropriate interventions for each stage. • Implement the evaluation tools related to cognitive/memory deficits that are best for determining driving ability and driving skills assessment. • Communicate the most up-to-date evidence based resource information for patient/family education. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 24 - 26, 2018 | Medicine
2018 45th Annual Edward W. Hook, Jr. MD Recent Advances in Clinical Medicine is organized by University of Virginia and will be held during Oct 24 - 26, 2018 at Omni Charlottesville Hotel, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 05 - 06, 2019 | Immunology and Microbiology
Swineford Allergy Conference 2019 is organized by University of Virginia and will be held during Apr 05 - 06, 2019 at University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is educating physicians involved in treating patients with disorders of allergic, pulmonary or immunologic origin, and includes national and international speakers. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 03 - 04, 2020 | Immunology and Microbiology
Swineford Allergy Conference is organized by University of Virginia and will be held during Apr 03 - 04, 2020 at University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is educating physicians involved in treating patients with disorders of allergic, pulmonary or immunologic origin, and includes national and international speakers. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.