Neuroscience Spring Symposium 2019

Neuroscience Symposium
University of South Alabama Office of Continuing Medical Education

USA GI Regional Conference

GI Regional Conference
University of South Alabama Office of Continuing Medical Education

7th Annual Stroke Symposium

Stroke Symposium
University of South Alabama Office of Continuing Medical Education

Spinal Deformity 2019: Reality versus the Ivory Tower

While complications may be the norm for caring for spine deformity patients, this forum will allow for lively interaction and debate between clinicians to challenge the status quo. The course will feature nationally renowned leaders in the care of spine deformities from multidisciplinary perspectives. It will introduce methods for differentiating between various syndromes associated with spine deformities, while discussing current evidence for surgical and non-surgical management. Learners wil...
Virginia Mason

Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam Review - Kettering, OH

This two-day course is designed to provide nurses with the tools, confidence and knowledge to successfully complete the Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam. The exam content outlines and blueprints from the ANCC and MSNCB were used to develop this program. Topics covered from the exam content outlines will include: review of body systems, cardiac, pulmonary, neurologic, gastrointestinal, renal, genitourinary, reproductive, endocrine, hematologic, musculoskeletal, immune and more. Pathophysiology of ...
MED-ED

Update in Hospital Medicine 2019

Comprehensive updates, advances, and best practices to optimize inpatient care This 3-day intensive Harvard Medical School CME program, which has sold out for the past 4 years, updates busy practitioners on current, best practices in hospital medicine. Among the highest-rated Harvard CME courses, the curriculum covers over 30 core topics, with an emphasis on practical management of common problems: • Heart failure • Atrial fibrillation • Acute coronary syndromes • Diabetes • EC...
Harvard Medical School

Intensive Review of Nephrology

With over 70 interactive lectures, case discussions, and board preparation sessions, this CME program provides the most comprehensive review of state-of-the-art nephrology practices offered by the clinical faculty of Harvard Medical School. It offers accelerated learning for: ► Clinicians seeking a practical and comprehensive review that ensures they are up to date across all major areas of nephrology: • The latest options for diagnosis: what to choose, when, and why • Current evi...
Harvard Medical School

CCRN Exam Review (Adult) - Augusta

This two-day course provides the critical care nurse with a review of AACN’s core curriculum. The agenda combines central knowledge-based lectures for nurses working in the ICU with an essential review of nursing care and interventions according to the AACN exam blueprint for the critical care provider. This review is not an introduction to the environment of the ICU, but a comprehensive update for the professional already in practice at the bedside and preparing for the certification examin...
MED-ED

Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Exam Review - Arlington Heights

This course is designed for the neonatal intensive care nurse preparing to take the certification exam. The course begins with a review of the test plan, practice requirements and test-taking strategies as well as how to avoid common mistakes and pitfalls made during study preparation and answering test questions. The remainder of the course will focus on core components of the test plan that are essential for caring for the high-risk newborn along with opportunities for the learner to practic...
MED-ED

Controversies & Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease, the Nineteenth in the Series

We are proud to be celebrating the nineteenth annual Controversies and Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease symposium in 2019! The scientific program will be released very soon and will focus on realistic views of controversial issues in cardiovascular disease. Sessions will include a combination of lectures, debates, and roundtable discussions presented by a faculty of internationally renowned leaders.
Promedica International CME

2nd Columbia Pediatric Heart Valve Symposium: From Bench to Bedside

The 2nd Columbia Pediatric Heart Valve Symposium: From Bench to Bedside is the Second Annual Cardiovascular Therapy Course focusing on medical and surgical management of congenital heart valve disease, hosted by NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. This program represents a unique multidisciplinary collaboration between congenital and pediatric cardiac surgeons, adult congenital cardiologists, pediatric cardiologists, pediatric interventional cardiologists, and heart...
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

The 15th International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems & Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion

An international symposium for cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiologists, perfusionists, ECMO specialists, bioengineers, basic scientists and other healthcare professionals. This meeting will give attendees the opportunity to network with over 200 healthcare providers. The overall objective of the conference is to collaborate and discuss effective ways to bring mechanical support strategies for complex CHD patients to the bedside, as well as, how best to manage the therapies once they are institu...
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Breast Cancer Management 2019

This program will review state of the art practice in breast cancer screening and highlight use of MRI and US in this setting. Emphasis will also be placed on psychosocial issues related to the management of breast cancer from the role of patient navigation, psychologic support, and physician patient communication optimization. Other highlighted areas will be the latest advances/updates in both oncologic and reconstructive breast surgery, the la test chemotherapy regimens, precision medicine a...
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Pancreas Symposium 2019: Current Controversies in Benign and Malignant Pancreatic Disease

The Pancreas Symposium 2019 program will review current controversies and procedures for managing complex pancreatic disease, both benign and malignant. Acute and chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic cystic neoplasms and pancreatic cancer are among the most complex cases that physicians are confronted with as internists, gastroenterologists, oncologists, and surgeons. Our internationally recognized faculty will present lectures and case presentations to help practicing physicians treat pancreatic ...
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Survival Skills for Today's Gynecologist 2019 Fall

Want to make a decent and honest living as a gynecologist? This practical course stresses how to enhance your day-to-day office GYN practice with relevant, important procedures and therapies that are easy to master, comfortable to incorporate and solidly reimbursable. Upgrade your skills and clinical approach to meet the needs of your gynecologic patients for the future. Feel good about offering comprehensive, up-to-date information and services that will expand your gynecologic practice whi...
World Class CME

SCRN® Exam Review - Mission Hills

This course is designed to prepare the nurse specializing in caring for stroke patients to pass the Stroke Certified Registered Nurse Examination. The course reviews all major topics of the examination and provides information regarding the latest guidelines and protocols for managing stroke patients. It reviews different stroke types, assessment, acute management and rehabilitation of strokes. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES This program prepares the learner to: 1. Identify the different typ...
MED-ED

Structural Heart Imaging by the Bay: Contemporary Approaches and Methods in Adult Clinical Practice

Structural heart intervention by trans-catheter technology has rapidly grown into a distinct subspecialty of cardiology over the last decade. This unprecedented ascent has been driven not only by advances in device technology, but largely due to advances in cardiac imaging, which now offers the spatial resolution and real-time anatomical detail to permit structural intervention without direct surgical visualization. Structural heart imaging, primarily employing CT and TEE, require additional ...
USF Health

A Clinical Guide to Diagnosing and Treating Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Illnesses

Overview Establishing a Lyme disease diagnosis remains a considerable challenge, as many symptoms are nonspecific and there are currently no definitive diagnostic tests available. This represents a significant clinical problem, as the number of Lyme disease cases in the U.S. is steadily increasing. This activity presents and discusses recent advances in the management of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. Goal This activity has been designed to improve participants’ ability to...
Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and RedMedEd, in collaboration with the State of Delaware and Global Lyme Alliance.

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Eastern Caribbean Cruise Co-Provided with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

This series of lectures is designed to educate and update the primary care physician on current hot topics relevant to infectious disease in their office practice. Topics include: ◦Coverage of the newer antibiotics and antivirals used in the US ◦Controversies in pediatric ID (treatment of fever in infants, steroids in meningitis, use of probiotics) ◦Information of identification and treatment of specific pathogens (summertime rashes, MRSA, Lyme, Latent Tuberculosis, influenza) c...
Continuing Education, Inc

Cardiology Essentials and Case Studies Western Mediterranean Cruise Co-Provided with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

Topics: ◦Primary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease ◦Secondary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease ◦Emerging Risk Factors for Coronary Artery Disease ◦Women and Heart Disease ◦Diagnosis & Management of Coronary Heart Disease ◦New Strategies in the Diagnosis & Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndromes ◦Diagnosis & Treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction and its Complications ◦Advances in the Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure ◦Interventional Cardiology: Indicati...
Continuing Education, Inc

Endocrinology: An Update and Refresher for PCPs Alaska Dawes Glacier Cruise Co-Provided with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

Objectives : This seminar will provide a working knowledge of common endocrinological problems. The course will reinforce physiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and management of most major endocrine disorders. The current treatment for these disorders will be developed in sufficient detail to permit independent management or active participation in care with the endocrinologist.
Continuing Education, Inc

Practical Neurology Southern Caribbean Cruise Co-Provided with School of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook

This course will provide a working knowledge of the most common neurological problems and reinforce principles of clinical diagnosis while reviewing the symptoms and signs of most major neurological diseases. The seminar will also present clear, practical guidelines for managing these common problems including how to integrate laboratory tests and imaging techniques into the patient's evaluation. Finally, the current treatment for these disorders will be developed in sufficient detail to permi...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics and Child & Adolescent Psychopharmacology Hawaii Cruise

1. Everything you wanted to ask a developmental pediatrician, almost 2. Autism: A Case Based Presentation (Early Identification) 3. ADHD: Treatment Protocol for Primary Care Providers 4. Preschool ADHD 5. Sleep Problems in Kids 6. Kids who are Mad, Kids who are Sad, Kids who are Bad 7. Pediatric Feeding Disorders: A New Conceptualization
Continuing Education, Inc

Pulmonary Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

1. COPD 2. Pulmonary Cancer 3. Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease 4. Work related illnesses 5. Lung nodule work up 6. Asthma 7. Respiratory Failure
Continuing Education, Inc

Family Medicine United Arab Emirates & Muscat, Oman Cruise

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Continuing Education, Inc

Family Medicine and Travel Medicine Western Caribbean Holiday Cruise

1. Overview of a Travel Medical Service 2. Vector-borne illness 3. Food and Water-borne illness 4. The Traveler with Pre-Existing Medical Conditions 5. Travel-Related Environmental Exposures 6. Travel-Related Activities 7.The sick returned traveler
Continuing Education, Inc

Primary Care and Women's Health Eastern Caribbean Holidays Cruise

1. Osteoporosis 101 ◦Evaluate the bone density test and offer treatments accordingly 2. Osteoporosis 101 Rx ◦Identify the side effects of medications and how we choose them 3. Breast imaging - which one do I need to order ? ◦Choose wisely the modality that is needed to best address screening and diagnostic breast imaging 4. The obesity epidemic - I can not seem to lose weight ◦Discuss weight loss medications and indications for Bariatric surgery 5. Hot flashes, mood swi...
Continuing Education, Inc

Palliative Medicine and End of Life Care, Including Related Topics in Neurology Southern Caribbean Cruise

1. Palliative Care Overview: History, Range of focus and Relation to Hospice Care 2. Advanced Care Directives 3. Pain Management and Palliative Care: Pharmaceutical review and a Review of the Issues of the Opioid Crisis 4. COPD, CHF and ESRD in Palliative Care 5. Patient Driven Voluntary Cessation of Hydration and Nutrition 6. End of Life Symptomology and Management
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Primary Care and Obesity Eastern Caribbean Cruise

1. Obesity Management: Update on Latest Guidelines and Evidence, and Practical Tips 2. Pain management: guidelines for opioid risk mitigation and overdose resuscitation 3. Update on evidence-based recommendations for lifestyle management of common diseases 4. Prevention of medical errors by performing an appropriate written and verbal handoff of care 5. Health promotion: What are the recommendations and evidence? How to motivate patients for behavior change?
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Family Medicine and Primary Care Western Caribbean Cruise

This course provides comprehensive reviews of the most important recent advances impacting primary care medicine. Lectures are designed to address conditions commonly encountered in the outpatient primary care office, with an emphasis on preventive care and screening. Education is practical and results-focused, incorporating the latest guidelines and evidence, with the goal of improving your clinical approach to the wide array of conditions encountered in primary care practice.
Continuing Education, Inc

Preventive Medicine Western Mediterranean Cruise

1. Preventive Medicine from A to Z 2. Reaching Blood Pressure Goals - A Focus on Isolated Systolic and Resistant Hypertension 3. The Impact of Recent Clinical Trials on Preventative Cardiology in the Office - Let's Make the Cardiologist as Lonely as the Maytag Repairman 4. Travel Medicine - Staying Well Away from Home 5. The Bipolar Blues, Balls of Fire, and Bad Temperament - How to Bag the Diagnosis and Benefit the Patient
Continuing Education, Inc

Addiction Medicine, Mental Health, Obesity, and Emergency Medicine Alaska Cruise

1. Overview of substance use disorders (addiction) and diversion: epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis and pharmacological and pharmacokinetic properties of commonly abused substances - Part one: ◦Describe the scope of the problem of substance-related disorders (substance use, abuse, diversion) 2. Overview of substance use disorders (addiction) and diversion: epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis and pharmacological and pharmacokinetic properties of commonly abused substances - Part two, and Con...
Continuing Education, Inc

Family Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

Participants will learn from the latest guidelines and the speakers experience how to address common and no so common illnesses. The learner will be have an expanded awareness of considerations which he/she may care to implement in the care of the patient.
Continuing Education, Inc

Life After Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

True retirement happiness is not based on money alone, but on being able to replace satisfactions, such as social interaction, challenge, involvement, achievement, etc., lost from work. Life After Medicine includes our exclusive Life Goal Planning approach to address this important issue and to create a retirement that will be worthwhile and enjoyable.
Continuing Education, Inc

Faculty Rounds: Exploring the Advances in the Management of Invasive Fungal Infections

In this activity, expert Kathleen Mullane, DO, PharmD, responds to clinical challenges and barriers presented by faculty, James Lewis, PharmD, and George Thompson, MD. These rounds are offered to learners as 3 fungal infection modules: Mucormycosis, Candidiasis, Aspergillosis. The activity features a set of short, effective, and connected lessons that present clinical information surrounding the challenges associated with treating rare and/or refractory invasive fungal infections.
ACHL

Topics in Family Medicine and Women's Health Hawaii Cruise

Over the past fifteen years there has been an international flurry of new knowledge generated from quality clinical trials and pharmaceutical research and development in all aspects of women’s health. For many healthcare providers, the realization of the need to stay closely informed came abruptly with concerns over our management of the symptomatic menopausal woman. Even those of us in academia responsible for disseminating this new evidence to future physicians and specialists found it ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Dermatology Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Western Caribbean Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Family Medicine Eastern Caribbean Cruise

1. Hyperlipidemia Practice Guidelines: Aiming for the Moving Target 2. Alphabet Soup: Updates in USPSTF Screening Guidelines 3. The Heart of the Family: Role of the Family Medicine Provider in the Management of Heart Failure 4. "I hurt all over": Fibromyalgia: Case- based 5. An Arm's Length: Common Upper Extremity Maladies and Treatment Strategies for the Primary Care Office
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Clinical Nursing: 2019 Update, including Healthcare Communications and The Team Approach to Patient Care Eastern Caribbean Cruise

1. Resolving an Unexpected Medical Outcome using a team approach 2. Diabetes self-management‐ the key to a successful outcome 3. Transitioning from Cure to Care in chronic disease management 4. The Electronic Health Record ‐ a challenge and an opportunity 5. Patient Safety: Strategies and tools to promote patient safety and improve clinical performance
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Primary Care: 2019 Update, including Healthcare Communications and The Team Approach to Patient Care Eastern Caribbean Cruise

1. End-of-Life and Advanced Care Planning 2. The New Epidemic of Burnout 3. How to navigate through different Hypertension Guidelines 4. Latest advances in the management of Hyperlipidemia 5. New Medications Update 6. Effective Negotiation (With Patients, staff, colleagues and family!) 7. Working in Highly Functioning Teams 8. Diabetes 2019 Update 9. Update on Communication Skills 10. The Neuroscience of Anger and the Angry Encounter
Continuing Education, Inc

The Approach to Common Medical Illnesses Using Both Functional and Integrative Medicine Western Caribbean Cruise

1. IBS - part 1 ◦Review the definition and diagnosis of IBS ◦Review the pathophysiology of IBS including SIBO, celiac testing and food sensitivities ◦Discuss the impact of the microbiome on IBS symptoms 2. IBS- part 2 ◦Discuss the value of the elimination diet and how to implement it ◦Associate the vagus nerve and its impact on irritable bowel symptoms ◦Review non-pharmacologic approaches to IBS symptoms 3. Insomnia ◦Illustrate melatonin and serotonin pathways ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Current Topics in Hospital Medicine and Preventive Medicine Pacific Coastal Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Emergency Medicine, Wilderness Medicine and Geriatrics Best of Cuba Cruise

1. Stroke Update 2. Low Risk Chest Pain Patients 3. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Update 4. The Febrile Infant 5. Royal Pain in the Back 6. Wilderness Medicine 7. Disaster Medicine 8. Ophthalmology for Non-Ophthalmologist 9. Drowning Update-NOT USING THIS ONE 10.Osteoporosis
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Emergency Medicine Mediterranean Cruise

TBA
Continuing Education, Inc

Introduction to Sleep Medicine from the perspective of Medical, Dental and Mental Health Mexican Riviera Cruise

Whether you are a novice or well-versed in the management of sleep disorders, you will appreciate this collaborative approach to sleep medicine. Experience the perspectives of a primary care provider, psychologist, dentist, orthodontist, hygienist and a nurse, as they share how collaboration is the key to successfully treating patients and improving compliance through every age and stage of development.
Continuing Education, Inc

Allergy, Immunology & Geriatrics Mediterranean Cruise

1. Osteoporosis 2. MCI and Alzheimer's Disease 3. To Sleep: Perchance to Dream 4. Management of Constipation 5. Where Pain Management Meets Addiction Medicine 6. Pulmonary Disease in the Elderly 7. Nutritional Supplements: When East meets West
Continuing Education, Inc

Nursing Updates in Mental Health Across the Lifespan Western Caribbean Cruise

These discussions will invoke attendees to reconsider the framework of one's own professional nursing practice. Attendees will rethink strategies that link a deeper appreciation for the strengths inherent in psychiatric and mental health practice. The transformational leaders of today need to both add and employ fundamental and enhanced tools to one's toolkit and demonstrate capacity to embrace interprofessional team member roles.
Continuing Education, Inc

Current Topics in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology Canada and NE Discovery Cruise

1. Ambulatory Management of Congestive Heart Failure 2. Dizziness - the diagnostic and management conundrum 3. Oral Hypoglycemic Medications for type 2 DM management - what is the evidence? 4. Office Emergencies - management without disruption 5. Steroid Joint Injections - minimal effort and maximal benefit 6. Food as a prescription 7. Lower Extremity Deep Venous Thrombosis Diagnosis - How and Why? 8. Prostate Cancer Update 9. Exercise is "The New pill" 10. Di...
Continuing Education, Inc

Topics in Hospital Medicine and Neurology Eastern Caribbean Cruise

1. Hospital Medicine Literature Highlights - Cardiology, Cancer, Nephrology 2. Hospital Medicine Literature Highlights 2 - Infectious Disease, Pulmonary Disease, Rheumatology 3. Tick Borne Diseases 4. Test Interpretation and Medical Decision Making 5. Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism - prophylaxis and treatment 6. Special Considerations for the Geriatric Patient
Continuing Education, Inc

Emergency Medicine, Sex and Gender Based Medicine, Risk Management/Legal Medicine, and Physician Wellness Alaskan Explorer Cruise

1. Physician as Advocate, Finding Purpose 2. Current Issues in Health Policy 3. High Risk Activities You Do By Taking the Easy Road 4. How to Go to Jail: Criminal Liability in Medicine 5. The Opiate Epidemic: Risk For All 6. Ethical Issues in Error Disclosure 7. Behavioral Health Emergencies and Risk
Continuing Education, Inc

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