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Aug 23 - 30, 2019 | CME 14.00 | USD $895 | Seattle, Washington
Current Topics in Family Medicine and Gastroenterology is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Aug 23 - 30, 2019 at Celebrity Solstice, Seattle, Washington, United States of America. Target Audience : Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners Accreditation : 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM 14.0 Contact Hours 3½ Hours of Pharmacology for NPs Course Topics: Topics have been chosen to benefit the family physician, general internist and Advance Practice Professionals in an ambulatory care setting. • Evaluation of the Asymptomatic Patient with Abnormal LFT's on Routine Testing ○ The participant will be able to interpret and and work up the abnormal liver tests on routine testing. • The Gas We Pass or Clearing the Air About Flatulence ○ To better understand the Physiology of gas in the GI Tract ○ To enable better diagnosis and treatment of this common problem •Less Common Causes of Liver Disease, not Alcohol-Case Studies ○ Improve the knowledge of non- Alcohol related liver diseases and through case studies & to improve the work up. • Dysphagia - A Subject Hard to Swallow ○ After this session, the providers will be able to improve their diagnostic approach to history taking and work up of dysphagia. • Acute Diarrhea-More than Just a Nuisance? ○ Differentiate between acute and chronic diarrhea and make better decisions in the work up of acute diarrhea. • Probiotics and GI Disease ○ To differentiate between Prebiotics and Probiotics: be able to discuss the current evidence for their use in GI Disease. • Acute Pancreatitis ○ The provider will be able to discuss the mechanisms of acute pancreatitis & differentiate the mild from severe cases. • Healthy Lifestyles and the Obesity Epidemic ○ Discuss the epidemiology of obesity. ○ Discuss the role of lifestyle in prevention and management of obesity. • Screening for Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer ○ Distinguish the difference between primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention. ○ Enumerate the recommended screening tests for breast, colon and lung cancer and their timing. ○ Describe the recommended guidelines for blood pressure screening, cholesterol screening, and diabetes screening. • Evidence-based Exercise and Diet options for Cardiovascular Prevention ○ Describe the recommended levels of exercise for adults. ○ Describe the most appropriate diet for patients with diabetes or hypertension. • The Physiologic Basis of a Healthy Diet and Exercise - a primer ○ Provide at least three physiologic effects of exercise on human cells. ○ Describe three physiologic mechanisms for the impact of fruits and vegetables on health. • Update on Pneumonia Management ○ Describe the most common causes of community-acquired pneumonia. ○ Identify the latest recommended initial empiric treatment of patients with community-acquired pneumonia with or without co-existing morbidities. • Update on COPD Management ○ Describe the classification of severity of COPD according to symptoms and spirometry values. ○ Identify the recommended initial treatment of patients with COPD according to severity. • Update on Asthma Management ○ Describe the classification of asthma according to symptoms and spirometry values. ○ Identify the recommended initial treatment of patients with asthma for each level of severity. ○ Describe the important differences between treatment options for asthma and treatment for COPD. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 23 - 25, 2019 | CME 12.00 | USD $895 | Seattle, Washington
Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine for Primary Care: ID/Sports Med/Rheum is organized by Medical Education Resources (MER) and will be held from Aug 23 - 25, 2019 at Grand Hyatt Seattle, Seattle, Washington, United States of America. Target Audience: This program is targeted to office-based primary care providers and other health professionals with updates in primary care medicine. Accreditation: Credit Designation Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ABIM MOC Recognition Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 (part II) MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. American Academy of Family Physicians This Live activity, Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine for Primary Care, with a beginning date of August 23, 2019 has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. American Osteopathic Association These programs are approved for 12 hours in Category 2-A by the American Osteopathic Association. American College of Emergency Physicians This program is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 12 hours of ACEP Category I credit. American Academy of Physician Assistants AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 12 hours of Category I credit for completing this program Nursing Accreditation Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This CE activity provides 12 contact hours of continuing nursing education. This activity is designated for 4.0 ANCC pharmacotherapeutic contact hours. The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Certification Board recognizes and accepts continuing education (CE) contact hours from activities approved by AMA, ACCME, ANCC, AANP, AAFP and AACN. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12299, for 12 contact hours. Pharmacy Accreditation Medical Education Resources (MER) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. MER designates this continuing education activity for 12 contact hours (1.2 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this program, participants should be better able to: • Diagnose and manage important infectious disease syndromes in a range of organbased systems (respiratory, skin and soft-tissue) • Review important animal bite related infectious disease syndromes • Describe diagnostic principles and treatment options of juvenile arthritic and connective tissue disorders • Discuss cutaneous signs of rheumatic diseases as well as regional pain syndromes • Discuss signs, symptoms, significance and approach to mild traumatic brain injury as a consequence of athletic endeavors • List the current recommendations, controversies and medicolegal considerations surrounding treating the adolescent athlete • Describe the effects of excessive exercise coupled with aberrant eating behaviors and recommend proper dietary habits necssary for optimal health Learning Outcome: To provide updates in primary care medicine to office based providers
Men's Health Update is organized by University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM) Continuing Medical Education (CME) and will be held from Aug 23 - 24, 2019 at UW Medicine at South Lake Union, Seattle, Washington, United States of America. Overview: With the aging of the American population and increases in access to affordable healthcare, primary care providers are increasingly caring for urologic disease. An internationally acclaimed faculty has been assembled to provide this update, with presentations on topics such as prostate, bladder, and testicular cancer, hypogonadism and testosterone replacement, sexual dysfunction, voiding dysfunction, kidney stones and genital pain syndromes. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 25 - Sep 01, 2019 | CME 9.00 | USD $750 | Seattle, Washington
7-Day Alaskan Cruise: 2019 CME Conference is organized by A-Cross Medicine Reviews and will be held from Aug 25 - Sep 01, 2019 at Norwegian Bliss, Seattle, Washington, United States of America. CME Information: This live activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and is jointly-provided with Tulane University Health Sciences Center. 9 total hours are available for the Alaskan Cruise CME Conference. Overview: This program is designed to increase attendee knowledge and competence in a variety of primary care topics. These include hypertension, lipid management, common ENT problems, ethical dilemmas, and current diabetes management. All topics presented will utilize evidence-based guidelines from the literature. Statement of Need: Common primary care issues are being updated continually by specialty and government agencies. It is difficult for the primary care physician to stay abreast of all the current new guidelines and recommendations. Physicians and other medical providers are in need of streamlined approaches to common primary care issues. Goal: The overall goals of the conference are to impact the diagnostic and treatment of patients seen in primary care practices. Course Objectives for 2019 Alaskan Cruise Course: • Review the most recent hypertension guidelines • Critique and implement the current COPD guidelines • Manage patients who present with skin and soft tissue infections • Review the current evidence-based guidelines for cancer screening, including the new conflicting lung and prostate cancer recommendations • Discuss the latest management and diagnosis of diarrhea • Evaluate and treat GERD, Celiac Disease, and other GI abnormalities • Review the latest guidelines on the management of hyperlipidemias • Recognize the differential diagnosis for colds, strept throat, and other ENT disorders • Understand the recent changes in adult immunization especially for PCV13 Predicted Outcomes for Courses in 2019 Predicted changes in practice as a result of participating in this activity include the ability to: • Better manage my patients with hypertension • Implement the latest treatment guidelines for hyperlipidemias • Increase my competence in treating COPD. • Develop a plan to better educate my patients on the current cancer screening guidelines. • Develop a better plan for assessing and treating skin and soft tissue infections
Emergency Medicine, Sex and Gender Based Medicine, Risk Management/Legal Medicine, and Physician Wellness
Sep 01 - 08, 2019 | CME 14.00 | USD $895 | Seattle, Washington
Emergency Medicine, Sex and Gender Based Medicine, Risk Management/Legal Medicine, and Physician Wellness is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Sep 01 - 08, 2019 at MS Oosterdam, Seattle, Washington, United States of America. Target Audience : Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Psychiatrist, Psychologists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners Accreditation : 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM 14 CE Credits for Psychologists 14.0 Contact Hours 6 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs Program Purpose: Advocacy, Risk Management, and Wellness in Emergency Medicine • Physician as Advocate, Finding Purpose ○ Identify techniques for engaging in purpose to confront and overcome burnout in medical practice. • Current Issues in Health Policy ○ Identify and explore current issues confronting the national health policy that consumes 17% of our GDP but is often poorly understood by physicians. • High Risk Activities You Do By Taking the Easy Road ○ Identify and confront medical decisions that are easy to make, but harmful to patients. • How to Go to Jail: Criminal Liability in Medicine ○ Describe recent legal cases and challenges surrounding the practice of medicine that have resulted in criminal instead of just civil penalties. • The Opiate Epidemic: Risk For All ○ Describe and explore the opioid epidemic, methods for confronting the disease, and providing resources. • Ethical Issues in Error Disclosure ○ Identify the risks and benefits of error disclosure and discuss personal experiences with confronting and disclosing errors to patients. • Behavioral Health Emergencies and Risk ○ Analyze the growing behavioral health challenges, court cases, and psychosocial challenges that confront providers in their care of patients. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 05, 2019 | CME 6.60 | USD $245 | Seattle, Washington
PALS Renewal Course is organized by Seattle Children's Hospital and will be held on Sep 05, 2019 at Seattle Children's 70th and Sand Point Administrative Building, Seattle, Washington, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.6 contact hours. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 05 - 06, 2019 | CE Credits 16.00 | USD $449 | Seattle, Washington
High Risk & Critical Care OB 2019 is organized by Professional Education Center (PEC) and will be held from Sep 05 - 06, 2019 at DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport - Southcenter, Seattle, Washington, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 Hours CE Credits. Why You Must Attend? • Understand Risks, Hazards, & Warning Signs • Recognize disease states that increase risk status for pregnant women • Understand measures to improve oxygen transport and tissue perfusion • Recognize the compromised woman and implement Life Saving Care Objectives: • Review data and discuss theories re. the rise in maternal morbidity and mortality in the United States. • List the most common medical diagnoses that cause critical illness and death in pregnancy. • Review normal physiologic changes in pregnancy and the impact of these on care management of the high risk and critically ill woman. • Understand the components of cardiac output and identify normal hemodynamic parameters in pregnancy and how to optimize values. • Outline assessment parameters that may indicate maternal compromise. • Discuss the components of oxygen transport physiology, consumption and measures to improve oxygen transport and tissue perfusion. • Understand pulse oximetry technology and utilization. • List the purposes and indications for invasive hemodynamic monitoring in pregnancy, and potential complications. • Discuss technology use to monitor adult hemodynamics. • Interpret patient care data presented from selected case studies and utilize critical thinking concepts to critique clinical management based on the pathophysiology of hemodynamic instability, hypovolemia from hemorrhage, severe preeclampis and HELLP. • Compare cardiogenic and noncardiogenic pulmonary edema. • Explain the pathophysiologic responses associated with pulmonary embolus, and management strategies and goals associated with care of the obstetric woman with an acute pulmonary complication. • Outline the most common causes of hemorrhage in pregnancy. • Discuss the pathophysiology of hypovolemia and DIC. • Review management of hemorrhage and DIC; volume resuscitation principles and blood component therapy to imporve maternal outcome. • Discuss classification of hypertension in pregnancy. • Review pathophysiology and clinical presentation of severe preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome, and review algorithms for management of severe hypertension. • Outline the types of cardiac disease/lesion and pregnancy risk. • Identify management concepts for cardiac disease in pregnancy. • Review the definitions for range of diseases known as sepsis and their commmon causes and diagnostic markers. • Discuss the sepsis bundles and how it is used in pregnancy • Discuss collaboration between healthcare services/ agencies when a mother becomes critically ill during the OB course. • Discuss initial and ongoing education including simulation and skills validation Note: "Late registration" (within 10 days, prior to 48 hours): +$30 "At the door registration" (within 48 hours): + $50 (At door registration on 'Space Available" basis)
Sep 06 - 08, 2019 | CME 18.25 | USD $1095 | Seattle, Washington
Fetal and Women's Imaging - Advanced OB-GYN Ultrasound is organized by World Class CME and will be held from Sep 06 - 08, 2019 at Seattle Marriott Waterfront, Seattle, Washington, United States of America. Target Audience: This course is designed for physicians and sonographers in the fields of gynecologic and obstetric imaging, as well as residents in obstetrics and gynecology, or radiology, and fellows in maternal-fetal medicine. This course may also be valuable to family physicians practicing obstetrics, advanced practice nurses and physician assistants working in gynecology and obstetrics Credits: 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 18 Cognate Credits. ASRT approved for 21.25 Category A CE Credits for Sonographers and Technologists Course Objectives: Upon completion of this conference, the participant will be able to: • Incorporate and improve on practice guidelines for mid-gestation fetal cardiac evaluation • Develop state-of-the-art practices for fetal anatomy (including cardiac), placenta, and uterine survey at 11-14 wks • Develop an approach to assessment , diagnosis, and surgical consultation for genitourinary anomalies such as hydronephrosis and complex urogenital anomalies, including bladder extrophy, cloaca, and disorders of sexual differentiation • Develop strategies for cervical assessment in pregnancies at risk for preterm birth. • Incorporate state-of-the-art practices in prenatal genetic screening and testing • Improve strategies for early identification of complications of monochorionic twins • Develop an anatomic strategy for the diagnosis of brain anomalies • Improve assessment and diagnosis of uterine pathology in the non-pregnant patient • Develop strategies for stratification of adnexal pathology as benign versus potentially malignant, including incorporating additional imaging and gynecologic surgery recommendations • Develop an approach to assessment and diagnosis of amniotic fluid abnormalities throughout • Distinguish between different types of fetal lung masses and understand different implications and treatment options for various disorders • Improve differential diagnosis accuracy for skeletal dysplasia, spine anomalies, abdominal wall defects, and gastrointestinal anomalies involving the fetus. • Develop strategies for sonographic assessment in pregnancies at risk for growth restriction
Sep 06, 2019 | CME 8.75 | USD $320 | Seattle, Washington
PALS Provider Course for Physicians and Advanced Practitioners is organized by Seattle Children's Hospital and will be held on Sep 06, 2019 at Seattle Children's 70th and Sand Point Administrative Building, Seattle, Washington, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits Description: For first-time PALS certification for physicians, ARNPs, PAs and CRNAs, as an alternative to the two-day PALS Provider course. This one-day course is designed for the experienced pediatric provider who has a firm knowledge base of advanced life support procedures. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 06, 2019 | Seattle, Washington
Anterior Hip Introductory Course is organized by The Zimmer Biomet Institute (ZBI) and will be held on Sep 06, 2019 at Seattle Science Foundation, Seattle, Washington, United States of America. Target Audience: • Orthopedic Surgeons • Orthopedic Residents and Fellows • Allied Health Personnel Course Overview: Under the direction of course faculty, attendees will receive didactic instruction and participate in discussions and a cadaver session. During the cadaver lab, attendees will have an opportunity to perform the Anterior THA technique on a standard OR table or an OSI Hana® Table. Course Objectives: • Clearly understand the rationale and potential benefits of using the Anterior THA technique • Identify candidates who may benefit from the Anterior THA approach • Demonstrate understanding of the Anterior THA technique in the lab Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.