What's New in Neonatal Pharmacology and Drug Dosing?

Learning Objectives: Describe new dosing guidelines for at least 1 medication. Describe new safety information for at least 1 medication. Describe FDA final rule regarding drug labeling for use in pregnancy and lactation.
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Optimal Nutritional Management After Discharge in the Term and Preterm Neonate

Learning Objectives: List the limitations of our current nutritional discharge process. Identify the areas in nutrition that are important to consider for the growing preterm infant. Develop a framework that clearly creates a detailed nutritional discharge plan for your NICU.
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Hot Topics in OB/GYN Litigation

Learning Objectives: Describe the underlying reasons why OB malpractice cases are filed and pursued, in the face of an unfortunate outcome. Analyze and compare their own conduct to actual case examples, to help improve quality of care and raise awareness to litigated issues. Prevent medical errors, through a better understanding of current trends in medico-legal cases.
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Managing First Trimester Complications

Learning Objectives: List 3 labs tests appropriate for first trimester bleeding. Compare and contrast lab results for molar, ectopic, viable, and non-viable pregnancies. Identify 5 risk factors for ectopic pregnancy.
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Incontinence and Overactive Bladder: What's a Woman To Do?

Learning Objectives: Identify differences between stress and urge incontinence. Discuss pharmacologic strategies for management of overactive bladder. Discuss the impact of overactive bladder on patients' quality of life.
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Gonorrhea and Chlamydia: Update on Epidemiology, Testing and Treatment Issues

Learning Objectives: Review the clinical presentations of chlamydia and gonorrhea. Discuss currently recommended diagnostic tests for chlamydia and gonorrhea. Discuss currently recommended treatments for chlamydia and gonorrhea.
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KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Think Big: My Approach for Overcoming Obstacles

Learning Objectives: Describe a framework for Thinking Big to overcome obstacles. List 8 key principles in making personal and professional goals possible. Describe personal examples of how to Think Big in achieving personal and professional goals.
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Abnormal Breast Findings: When to Follow, When to Refer

Learning Objectives: Discuss breast symptoms including palpable findings, mastodynia, nipple discharge, skin changes, inflammation and imaging changes. Describe assessment, diagnosis and management of breast symptoms. Recognize breast changes to refer for specialty evaluation and treatment.
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An Evidence-Based Review of Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing

Learning Objectives: Differentiate and explain the approaches to cell free DNA sequencing in Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT). Identify factors that affect accuracy of NIPT. List steps in patient counseling and follow-up when NIPT is utilized.
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Better Sex for Couples: Thinking Beyond Sexual Dysfunction

Learning Objectives: Describe the cornerstones to sexual health. Discuss strategies for navigating desire discrepancy. Identify 3 seduction tips for couples.
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"How Do I Know I'm in Menopause?" Navigating the Transition from Perimenopause to Menopause

Learning Objectives: Describe the normal endocrinologic changes of perimenopause and menopause and their impact on general health of women. List hormonal and nonhormonal therapies available for each of the major menopausal symptom complexes. Estimate the efficacy and health risks associated with use of therapies to identify appropriate candidates.
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Hemodynamic Monitoring: The Continuum of Care from the ED to the ICU

Learning Objectives: Define indications and applications for hemodynamic monitoring in acute and critical care areas. Describe decision algorithms which outline levels of monitoring. Develop an evidence based plan for appropriate level of monitoring.
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Renal Biomarkers: What's New in Assessing Renal Function?

Learning Objectives: Discuss the best method to evaluate glomerular filtration rate. Describe the use of fractional excretion of sodium in assessing tubular function. Describe the use of newer renal biomarkers in determining acute kidney injury (AKI).
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Glucose Gone Wild in the Critically Ill Patient & How to Tame It

Learning Objectives: Discuss the increasing incidence of diabetes in the hospitalized patient. Identify research-supported glycemic goals for patients based on surgical/medical ailments and age. Describe methods of insulin delivery in the acute care arena as well as safe transition off insulin infusion or transfer out of ICU.
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Mother's Intuition: Critical for Caring for the Chronically Ill Child

Learning Objectives: Discuss examples of maternal intuition. List importance of giving credibility to parental concerns. Review strategies for involvement of parents in their child's healthcare.
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Cases in Toxicology

Learning Objectives: Discuss agents commonly encountered in pediatric toxicology. Review clinical presentation and management strategies for commonly encountered pediatric toxins. Apply evidence-based management strategies using a case-based approach.
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Highlights of the New 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC

Learning Objectives: Describe at least one change in the 2015 AHA Guidelines update that will change their practice of resuscitation. List at least 3 ways to minimize interruptions in chest compressions during resuscitation. Describe two options for providing targeted temperature management during post-cardiac arrest care for the child following resuscitation.
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Hematology/Oncology PICU Issues: Case Studies

Learning Objectives: Review the importance of hemoglobin, coagulation, bone marrow, fibrinolytic and transfusion issues with the critically ill child. Describe the diagnostic laboratory data necessary to care for the child with anemia, platelet disorders, and oncologic emergencies. Prioritize the care for the child with an oncologic emergency.
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Immunology Applications in the PICU: Case Studies

Learning Objectives: Review the components of the immune system that protect the pediatric patient including B and T lymphocytes, natural killer cells as well and the interchange between antigens and antibodies. Describe the impact that diseases and infections such as DiGeorge and Wiskott -Aldrich have on the functioning of the immune system as well as immunglobulins such as IgG, and IgE. Appreciate the role of complements (and why these lab values are so important!) and their role in the c...
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A Skeptic's View of Neonatal Medicine: Balancing Science and Art

Learning Objectives: Describe the indications for the use of bicarbonate in the NICU. Discuss the risks and benefits of postnatal steroids for BPD. Describe the limitations of probiotics for the prevention of NEC.
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Delivery Room Emergencies: Case Studies

Learning Objectives: Apply clinical assessment skills to the care of complex neonatal cases in delivery room. Discuss etiology, pathophysiology and management of selected neonatal cases. Describe emerging technologies and new therapies for these cases.
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Don't Forget the Kidneys! Renal Failure in the NICU Patient

Learning Objectives: Review key alterations in renal function compared to the adult. Develop an initial management plan for the infant with acute renal failure. Discuss potential long-term complications related to acute renal failure.
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Challenging Cases in Neonatal Ethics

Learning Objective: List the four basic principles of pediatric ethics. Discuss how pediatric ethics principles apply to newborns. Identify the challenges that arise when caregivers and parents disagree on the provision of care for critically ill newborns.
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Neonatal Hypoglycemia: Solve These Cases

Learning Objectives: Discuss postnatal glucose homeostatis. Review differences between PES and AAP recommendations. Analyze AAP algorithm.
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Simulation in the Real World

Learning Objectives: List 5 major applications of healthcare simulation. Describe examples of improvements in outcomes from healthcare simulation. Review future directions & challenges in healthcare simulation
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Advances in Neonatal Medicine 2015

Learning Objectives: To know the limits of viability according to outcome data in 2015. To recognize the value of quality improvement in reducing mortality and morbidity. To be aware of the benefits of early nutrition and feeding human milk to preterm infants.
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Pharmacologic and Non-Pharmacologic Management of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Learning Objectives: Describe the opioid epidemic in the United States Review the mechanisms of action of opiates and what causes withdrawal symptoms Describe current treatment strategies for NAS and outcomes
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Recognition and Management of Arrhythmias in the Fetus and Newborn

Learning Objectives: Recognize common fetal arrhythmias. Recognize common newborn arrhythmias. Recognize appropriate and inappropriate use of newborn EKGs.
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What's New for Antibiotics in the NICU?

Learning Objectives:​ Describe the goals of antimicrobial therapy. Describe how dosing is modified to achieve the goals of antimicrobial therapy. Describe dosing guidelines of medication used to treat infants with serious infections.
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The Synagis Debate: RSV Risk, Revised Recommendations, and Rising Cost

Learning Objectives: Discuss the prevalence of RSV and risk of hospitalization from severe disease across all neonatal and infant populations. Analyze data regarding palivizumab efficacy and cost effectiveness. Review revised 2014 palivizumab recommendations and discuss validity of changes.
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Current Neonatal Pain and Sedation Strategies: From Morphine to Dexmedetomidine

Learning Objectives: Discuss the effects of neonatal pain on brain development. Describe potential short- and long-term risks and benefits of morphine and dexmedetomidine in neonates. Providers will have increased knowledge on pain and sedation strategies in critically ill neonates.
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What is the Role for Steroids in Newborns with Cardiovascular Insufficiency?

Learning Objectives: Describe the basics of cortisol synthesis and physiology. Define relative adrenal insufficiency. Describe options for treatment of cardiovascular insufficiency.
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Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Kansas City

Although there are many programs available for those working in critical care, there is a need for those that are considered the "experts" to be challenged and further build their critical thinking skills. With the constant changes in evidence-based practice that drives what and why we do what we do, for many of us the only way to stay on top of the changes is through interaction in seminar format. Come learn, grow, and be challenged as we move beyond the basics with the sickest of our patient...
MED-ED

Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Objectives: Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and/or interpret MSK ultrasound examinations. List the indications, benefits, and limitations of MSK ultrasound for sports medicine injuries, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and rheumatology applications. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images. Demonstrate scanning protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, knee, ankle/foot, & hip ultrasound examination...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Advanced Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound

Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute’s Advanced Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Ultrasound course is designed to build on the knowledge base of experienced emergency ultrasound professionals. This emergency/critical-care ultrasound hands-on course/program incorporates comprehensive lectures, interactive case presentations, and extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live models and inanimate phantoms. This course includes a pre-course webinar entitled Focused Cardiac Ultrasoun...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasound

Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasound is designed to provide a strong foundation to perform the core critical care ultrasound applications as outlined in the WINFOCUS and ACEP practice guidelines. This critical-care ultrasound hands-on course/program incorporates comprehensive lectures, interactive case presentations, and extensive hands-on scanning, featuring a 3:1 ratio with live models and inanimate phantoms. This course includes a pre-course webinar entitled Ultrasound Imaging Fundament...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Current Concepts in Cardiopulmonary Care - Branson

This two-day course is geared to providing the new and experienced nurse, CRNA and respiratory therapist with a review of cardiopulmonary system pathophysiology along with common issues seen often in today’s environment. Also a review of heart failure, along with pulmonary hypertension, will be presented with common treatment plans. Finally, a discussion and presentation of sepsis and its effects on the heart and lungs will also be presented. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES This program prepa...
MED-ED

Advanced & Interventional MSK Ultrasound

Objectives Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and / or interpret MSK ultrasound exams. List the use of MSK sonography for diagnosis and ultrasound - guided interventions for rheumatology, sports medicine, and physical medicine & rehabilitation applications Demonstrate techniques and protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, ankle/foot, adult hip, and spine. Identify sonographic appearance of commonly seen pathology of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, ankle,...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

What Keeps You Up at Night? Understanding the Clinical Utilization of Pharmacotherapy

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What Keeps You Up at Night? Understanding the Clinical Utilization of Pharmacotherapy

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What Keeps You Up at Night? Understanding the Clinical Utilization of Pharmacotherapy

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What Keeps You Up at Night? Understanding the Clinical Utilization of Pharmacotherapy

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What Keeps You Up at Night? Understanding the Clinical Utilization of Pharmacotherapy

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What Keeps You Up at Night? Understanding the Clinical Utilization of Pharmacotherapy

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What Keeps You Up at Night? Understanding the Clinical Utilization of Pharmacotherapy

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What Keeps You Up at Night? Understanding the Clinical Utilization of Pharmacotherapy

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Joint Arthroplasty Mountain Meeting (JAMM) Presented by The Hip Society, The Knee Society, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

This interactive course empowers orthopaedic surgeons with comprehensive approaches and contemporary techniques to improve operative performance in complex primary and revision total knee arthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty. Through a dynamic blend of case-based presentations, point-counterpoint debates, keynote lectures, and intimate roundtables world-renowned faculty explores all aspects of TKA and THA. Review technique, technology and instability to post-operative dilemmas and infect...
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

New Wave Med Errors in an Electronic World - FL APPROVED -

This program will review the increasing adoption of electronic medication ordering and examine its effect or reducing medication errors. Conversely, it will look at how this has replaced some old common medication errors with newer ones that have the potential to be just as detrimental. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will be able to apply this information to their practice by examining real case examples, continuous quality improvement, and other methods that can be used to reduce medica...
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Influenza: A Focus on the Unvaccinated

Influenza is a common infection which can be prevented with the annual receipt of the influenza vaccine. Influenza vaccine is recommended for just about every population and age group. During the 2015-16 influenza season influenza vaccine uptake rates were decreased to 41.7% from the prior influenza season. Vaccine rates among children between the ages of 6 months and 17 years remained similar at 59.3%. During this presentation we will explore barriers and potential solutions to increasing inf...
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Influenza: A Focus on the Unvaccinated

Influenza is a common infection which can be prevented with the annual receipt of the influenza vaccine. Influenza vaccine is recommended for just about every population and age group. During the 2015-16 influenza season influenza vaccine uptake rates were decreased to 41.7% from the prior influenza season. Vaccine rates among children between the ages of 6 months and 17 years remained similar at 59.3%. During this presentation we will explore barriers and potential solutions to increasing inf...
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