Medical Spanish For the Healthcare Professional

Overview / Abstract: The Spanish speaking population has grown tremendously over the past few decades and healthcare providers in many areas of the country are challenged to communicate with this expanding patient population.The goal of this conference is to teach basic, intermediate and advanced Medical Spanish language skills in the classroom and to implement the usage of these skills with native Spanish speakers in an immersion setting. At the conclusion of this conference, participants s...
University of North Texas Health Science Center

2016 - Contraceptive Technology Boston

2016 - Contraceptive Technology Boston Content Origination Date: Apr 24, 2016 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 12, 2019 Total CE Credits: 76.00 - Physician 76.00 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs) 76.00 - CA RN/CA BRN 19.50 - Pharmacology The changing medical and policy climates continue to challenge reproductive health care providers, as we work at keeping our focus on providing high quality, evidence-based care for our patients. The 2016 online conference features cu...
Contemporary Forums

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Getting to the Heart of the Matter for Pharmacists

This activity is accredited for health-system pharmacists and pharmacy technicians that manage patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS). Educational Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to: Pharmacy • Identify patients at risk for ACS • Explain the distinct phases of the continuum of IHD and ACS: UA, NSTEMI, and STEMI in order to assist the care team in managing patients as they progress through treatment • Review recent advances in t...
Medical Learning Institute

Latest Development and Expert Outlook of Management of Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a chronic, inflammatory, musculoskeletal, disabling disease, commonly associated with skin psoriasis, and estimated to affect up to 42% of the approximately 7.5 million people in the United States with psoriasis. There remains an ongoing challenge among clinicians to diagnose and treat patients, as well as to stay abreast of optimal treatment strategies. In this educational program, the latest biologic treatment recommendations are reviewed, as well as clinica...
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Engaging Patients in Osteoporosis Care: Start Early, Never Stop

With an increasing number of individuals at risk for and diagnosed with osteoporosis, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians have opportunities to engage patients and collaborate with health care providers in the delivery of patient-centered care. It is essential for those involved in osteoporosis care to review the basics, including its pathophysiology, identify risk factors to conduct appropriate screening following national guideline recommendations, evaluate diagnostic results, and sel...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Challenges and Opportunities in Hodgkin Lymphoma

STATEMENT OF NEED Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) is a rare malignancy involving the lymph nodes and lymphatic system, with 8,500 new cases diagnosed and accounting for 1,050 deaths each year in the United States. In contrast with other cancers whose risk increases with age, the risk for HL increases in patients between 15 and 30 years of age, decreases during middle age, and is followed by another peak in adults older than 55. There are 2 main types of HL: classical HL, which accounts for 95% of cas...
i3 Health

Payment Models and Practice Changes: Meeting Requirements of OCM & MACRA

Recent legislation and policy has fast-tracked the shift of healthcare payment from volume- to value-based reimbursement under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) for oncology care. Today, oncologists have the option to be reimbursed for Medicare patients under the CMS Oncology Care Model (OCM), an alternative payment model spanning a 6-month chemotherapy episode-of-care. This activity will provide insight into the program’s structure and challenges. It will also review ...
Potomac Center for Medical Education, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Rockpointe Oncology

Targeting NASH: Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a potentially progressive spectrum of liver disorders that includes among its more severe forms nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).1 Closely associated with rising rates of obesity and metabolic syndrome, the prevalence of NAFLD and NASH continues to trend upward, suggesting that over the next decade, patients, clinicians, and health care systems will face an exponential increase in burdens associated with this underrecognized epidemic.2-4 In additi...
Integritas Communications

Mixing Technology: Fundamentals and Applications

Who Should Attend? This course is for individuals in process industries such as oil, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, specialty chemical, cosmetic, mineral, environmental, polymer, biological, food and paper where mixing or formulation (often of complex materials) is undertaken in stirred vessels or other mixing equipment. These professionals include, but are not limited to: • Chemists • Engineers • Pharmacists • Formulation scientists • Biologists • Material scien...

Vertical Ridge Augmentation (LECTURE & HANDS-ON)

SYNOPSIS: It is undeniable that implant treatment has modified treatment plans and patients’ outcomes dramatically. Implant treatment has been modified over the years from surgical techniques to material modifications, all of which aim at a theoretical perfection of treatment. However, one of the major endeavours in implant dentistry is still the esthetic result of the final prosthetic restoration. Implant positioning is now driven by the prosthetic demands and requirements rather than th...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Capillary Electrophoresis: An Introduction

Who Should Attend? This online training will be most useful for people with little to no experience with CE or who perform routine testing using CE. This course will benefit laboratory personnel in many industries including: pharmaceutical – traditional and phytochemical, food, beverage, environmental, chemical, and personal products. The potential job functions would be entry level laboratory personnel with no CE experience, laboratory technicians who wish to gain a better understanding...

37th Annual UC Davis Infectious Diseases Conference

TARGET AUDIENCE: This program provides a review and update of practical information for internists, family physicians, Infectious Diseases specialists, nurses,pharmacists and others who manage patients with infectious diseases. Special features include: * Laboratory exercises designed to simulate clinical experience with the use of the microbiology laboratory and the management of cases seen in practice.* A choice of workshop sessions for practical smaller group discussions on a variety o...
University of California Davis

Avoiding Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Data Integrity Problems

Who Should Attend? This timely online training course will benefit professionals in the following FDA-regulated industries: Pharmaceuticals, Biopharmaceuticals, Vaccines, Cellular and Tissue Therapies and other Biologics, PET Drugs. This online training course will be of benefit to all persons whose span of responsibility includes compliance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Current Good Manufacturing and Good Tissue Practice Regulations (CGMPs and CGTPs) including, ...

Polymers in the Personal Care Industry

Who Should Attend? The short course will provide basic understanding of polymer chemistry, the similarities and differences, their functionality and how to best utilize this science to produce a better product. It will be especially valuable to personnel in the Cosmetic and Personal Care Industry within the following areas: • Formulation Development • Technical Service • Sales • Marketing Course Description This intense 90-minute accredited online training course wil...

Managing Patients with Psoriasis and Comorbidities: Cases, Evidence and Action Plans

Psoriasis is a common chronic inflammatory skin condition that affects 3% to 4% of adults in the United States. Genetic susceptibility, immune dysregulation, and environmental factors are all thought to play a role in the development of the condition. Immunopathogenic studies have revealed that tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) and interleukins (IL-12, IL-17, IL-22, IL-23) are key cytokines involved in the pathogenesis of psoriasis. In recent years, there has been a focus on the development...
CME Outfitters

Emerging Diseases, Infection Control & California Dental Practice Act (LECTURE & LIVE WEBINAR)

SYNOPSIS: New diseases, as well as the return of some once thought eradicated diseases, are a major concern in the modern dental practice. It seems as if every few months a disease is developing and or capturing headlines. The signs and symptoms of many emerging diseases such as community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA), seasonal flu and development of drug-resistant bacteria will be described, and effective preventive measures will be discussed. The course wi...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Charge Nurse Boot Camp - Pendleton

This course is geared toward new charge nurses or charge nurses that would like to kick their skills up a notch. Most charge nurses are promoted because of their clinical skills but are lacking in the other basic skills they need to lead in today’s shifting healthcare environment. This course will cover basics such as communication, conflict management, budgeting, relevant laws and other important concepts of leadership. Program Learning Outcomes This program prepares the learner to: ...

Packaging Process Validations: Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices

Who Should Attend? This training is especially designed for personal involved with packaging process validations for pharmaceutical and medical devices packaging. Professionals in the following departments will benefit greatly from this training: • Package Engineering • Product Development • Manufacturing • Supply Chain/Logistics • Quality/Quality Assurance Course Description This intensive, 2-day course provides an overview for packaging validation practices....

Advancing Standards in the Management of Hemophilia A: Contemporary Strategies and Innovations

The US health care ecosystem has undergone a profound transformation in recent years, with far-reaching implications for patients with hemophilia A. Clinical management of patients with hemophilia has become increasingly complex due to the introduction of new treatment strategies, the presence of comorbidities related to hemophilia, and the increased emphasis on outcomes such as quality of life, to balance both the medical and lifestyle consequences of the disease. Patients with severe hemophi...

Domestic Violence Update

Target Audience: This activity is designed for professionals at all levels and settings in the healthcare industry. Activity Description Domestic or family violence affects everyone, regardless of gender, race, education, profession, or socioeconomic status. Both abusers and victims come from diverse backgrounds. Health care professionals who focus on a single individual are missing the dysfunctional dynamics that sustain all abusive relationships. In the context of domestic violence, prof...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Elevated CV Risk in Patients with Diabetes: Causes, Implications, and New Management Strategies

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women, claiming approximately 800,000 lives annually. Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are up to 4 times more likely to die from cardiovascular heart disease. Numerous factors contribute to the increased CV risk among patients with T2DM, many of which can be attributed to insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and the hyperglycemia associated with beta cell damage. Several clinical advances...
Slack Inc.

Writing and Enforcing SOPs: Best Practices for Regulated Industries

Who Should Attend? This course is intended for all personnel directly involved in the development of standard operating procedures including those responsible for writing validation protocols or execution activities. Beginning or seasoned operational personnel who will participate in team writing and individuals in management who communicate with regulatory agency inspectors will also benefit from attending this course. There are no prerequisites for attending, but a basic knowledge of good m...

The Oncologist: The Challenges of Validating in Precision Medicine: The Case of ERCC1 Diagnostic Testing

Learning Objectives: 1. Describe the obstacles to the successful translation of predictive/prognostic molecular cancer biomarkers to the clinic. 2. Explain the importance of prospective design and good study reporting in predictive/prognostic cancer marker development. 3. Discuss the way poor study design and coordination can impede rapid biomarker validation in cancer. Personalized medicine relies upon the successful identification and translation of predictive biomarkers. Unfortunately...
Society For Translational Oncology

Contemporary Epilepsy Management: Integrating the Latest Evidence into Patient Care

This video is a replay of a plenary session from the 10th Annual Chair Summit Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development held in New Orleans, LA on November 16-18, 2018. Learning Objectives - At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to: - Implement the 2017 ILAE classification of seizure types in the diagnosis of patients with epilepsy. Select the most appropriate type of anti epileptic agent based on patient factors and seizure type.
CME Outfitters

Diabetic Neuropathy: A Global and Growing Problem

This video is a replay of a plenary session from the 10th Annual Chair Summit Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development held in New Orleans, LA on November 16-18, 2017. Learning Objectives At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to: - Review the etiology and epidemiology of diabetic neuropathy. - Differentiate between the different types of diabetic neuropathy. - Select appropriate treatments for patients with diabetic neuropathy.
CME Outfitters

ADHD Targets and Treatments

This video is a replay of a plenary session from the 10th Annual Chair Summit Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development held in New Orleans, LA on November 16-18, 2017. Learning Objectives At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to: - Recognize the early presentation of ADHD to accurately diagnose patients with ADHD - Utilize evidence-based treatment in patients with ADHD - Use shared decision-making with patients and family members to develop strategies...
CME Outfitters

New Approaches to Postpartum Depression

This video is a replay of a plenary session from the 10th Annual Chair Summit Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development held in New Orleans, LA on November 16-18, 2017. Learning Objectives At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to: - Increase screening by 50% for postpartum depression (PPD) in at-risk patients. - Examine current strategies to improve clinical outcomes in PPD. - Evaluate the benefits and the risks of emerging therapies in improving treat...
CME Outfitters

Formulation Design and Troubleshooting of Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms: Tablets

Who Should Attend? This is an in depth course intended for product development scientists and technologists and support groups concerned with the development, designing and processing of tablets and similar oral products. The material will be presented in such a way as to be of value to a varying level of expertise. This course will especially benefit those in: • Formulation Development • Quality Assurance • Research and Development • Validation • Regulatory Affa...

27th Annual Advances in Vascular Imaging & Diagnosis

Meetings By Mail presents the 27th Annual Advances in Vascular Imaging & Diagnosis. This course is the ultrasound component of the VEITHsymposium, and provides a comprehensive update on the diagnosis and management of vascular disease. Topics include Real time B-mode imaging, color and spectral Doppler, non-invasive techniques, thrombo-embolic disease, venous disease, arterial, cerebrovascular, abdominal and vascular lab management, HD video capture provides optimal image clarity, including pr...
Meetings by Mail

Fetal Assessment in Labor at Out-of-Hospital Births

Holly Scholles, MA, CPM, LDM, is the founder and president of Birthingway College of Midwifery, and a homebirth midwife with 40 years of experience. In this dynamic class, Holly dissects the complex tangle of fetal assessment, and translates the latest recommendations of ACOG along with the original consensus of the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), to create recommendations specific to the out-of-hospital setting, and in accordance with the Biodynamic model...

Cosmetic Product Formulation

Who Should Attend? Individuals in the cosmetic industry, or those seeking to enter the industry, who seek a broader or deeper understanding of the inner workings of development, evaluation and performance of a variety of products will find this course very beneficial. Technical personnel in service and allied functions in the cosmetic/toiletries field who are not directly involved in product development but require a better understanding ofthe development process will also find this course of...

Healthcare Quality: Measurement and Implications Series

This series provides vital information for evolving industry to align their services and products with the quality-focused healthcare marketplace. The Affordable Care Act helped to mark a transition in the United States healthcare system from a focus on volume to a focus on value. This value is being captured through the use of quality measures which have emerged from a variety of healthcare stakeholder groups. Healthcare quality measures are rapidly changing the behaviors of providers, pay...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Applying Quality Risk Management

Who Should Attend? This online training will benefit professionals in the following industries: Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, Human Tissue, Biotechnology In departments such as: QA/QC/RA, Manufacturing/Operations, Research and Development, Legal. With job functions: Department managers and supervisors, QA/QC/RA specialists and engineers, Manufacturing and R&D engineers, chemists, scientists, formulators, documentation specialists, auditors, technicians. Course Description This 90-...

Non-Clinical Drug Safety Evaluation and Drug Development

Who Should Attend? This course is designed for a broad range of pre-clinical, clinical, management, investment, and regulatory personnel in both established and emerging pharmaceutical and biological companies. It will be of special value to: • Scientists who wish to gain an understanding of pharmaceutical toxicity studies • Safety Professionals • Regulatory Personnel • Managerial personnel • Early Clinical Project management staff • Regulatory Scientis...

American Society of Spine Radiology (ASSR) 2019 Annual Symposium

The ASSR 2019 Annual Symposium, #ASSR19, will provide a forum for presentation and discussion of new and important developments in spine radiology and spine interventions. Topically organized focus sessions will concentrate on various aspects of diagnostic and interventional spine techniques. Nationally and internationally recognized experts will share their experiences through didactic lectures, discussions and case-based reviews.

Topics in Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics and Child/Adolescent Pharmacology Western Caribbean Cruise

◦Everything you wanted to ask a developmental pediatrician, almost ◦Upon completion of this session participants should be able to summarize the basic distinctions between developmental pediatricians, psychologists and child psychiatrists. ◦Autism: A Case Based Presentation (Early Identification) ◦Upon completion of this session participants should be able to describe the basic characteristics in young children on the autistic spectrum. ◦ADHD: Treatment Protocol for Primary Car...
Continuing Education, Inc

Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance: A Comprehensive Course

Who Should Attend? This course is designed for professionals in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and related industries who work in the range of first in human clinical trials through and including post-marketing. It will be especially beneficial to individuals in the following areas: • Drug Safety/Pharmacovigilance (entry level to manager) • Clinical Operations (entry level to manager) • Quality Assurance (entry level to manager) • Regulatory Affairs (entry level to m...

DME in the Real World: Treatments Past, Present, and Future

This FREE enduring activity features the recorded satellite symposium, "DME in the Real World: Treatment Past, Present, and Future", which was presented at the 2017 American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual meeting. The goal of this educational initiative is to provide clinical practice examples and evidence-based scientific review of evolving issues in DME. This activity is intended to enhance patient care methods and disease state knowledge amoung ophthalmologists and retina specialist...

How to Conduct Robust Root Cause Investigations for CAPA

Who Should Attend? This is an informative and interactive seminar for professionals in the pharmaceutical, biological, and medical device industries who conduct deviations, Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) investigations, especially for professionals in the following disciplines: • Quality Control Analysts • R&D • Quality Assurance • Manufacturing • Product/Process Development • Engineering Course Description One of t...

Developing Specifications for Drug Substances and Drug Products

Who Should Attend? This course is intended for those who want to improve their understanding of the overall process of developing specifications for drug substance and drug products from generic, OTC and research-based pharmaceutical industries. The course includes both basic and advanced level topics of interest to: • Pharmacists • Analytical and Pharmaceutical Chemists • Staff from Chemical Production Departments • QA and QC Professionals • Regulatory Affairs Per...

Biopharmaceutical Analytics: Method Development

This intensive, 2-day course will teach participants how to develop an array of different analytical methods used in the Biopharmaceutical Industry. Troubleshooting issues during and after development will be discussed for each method as well as practical approaches to strengthening the methods robustness. This accredited course also includes information on how the methods should be used to support manufacturing, regulatory filings and stability programs.

Scaling and Piloting for the Process Industries

Who Should Attend? Engineers and scientists who are involved in process development and scale-up, process troubleshooting and scale-down, and pilot plant operations would benefit from this course. This includes people in the following areas: • Specialty Chemicals • Pharmaceuticals • Bioprocessing • Food • Composite Materials • Waste Processing Course Description Successful process scale-up is critically important when taking an innovative idea and turning i...

GXP Foundations

Who Should Attend? This course is intended for professionals within all branches of the regulated medical product sector, including Pharmaceuticals, Biologics, Diagnostics and Medical Device industries. Personnel from entry-level to executive performing in the following positions will find the course valuable: Clinical: Research Associates, Scientists, Study and Site Monitors, Data Specialists, Trial and Operations Managers Preclinical: Study Scientists, Technicians and Managers Qualit...

Biopharmaceutical Analytics: Regulations and Validations

This 2-day accredited training will begin with teaching basic regulations to build a foundation of how a compliant lab and strong systems should be built. The course will then examine methods and attributes that need to be in place prior to qualification and validation activities. Once the stage is set, method qualification and validation will be the main topic of the course. Additional topics will also be discussed such as transferring methods, what validation work needs to be done on compend...

Major Neurocognitive Disorder: The Beginning and the End. Making the Diagnosis and Addressing Distressing Behavior

At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to: - Review the importance of early detection and intervention in AD - Integrate emerging tools and biomarker assessments into the diagnosis and treatment of AD - Evaluate emerging data on the efficacy and safety of agents for AD, including agents in development for treating cognitive and behavioral complications associated with AD
CME Outfitters

Pediatric Imaging Essentials

This four day course will cover the fundamentals of pediatric imaging for six hours daily. Each day’s material will be divided into 20-30 minute segments of didactics and/or cases with a break every 1.5 hours. Two hours of SAMs credit will be offered daily. On Twitter? We’ll be promoting the meeting with the hashtag #PedsIE2019 Educational Objectives Upon the completion of this activity, the learner will be better able to: Assess pediatric diseases through various imaging mod...

Preventing Medical Errors in Speech-Language Pathology

Preventing Medical Errors in Speech-Language Pathology is a 2-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that addresses the impact of medical errors on today’s healthcare with a focus on root cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, and patient safety. Multiple scenarios of real and potential errors in the practice of speech-language pathology are included, along with recommended strategies for preventing them. Evidence shows that the most effective error prevention occurs when ...
Professional Development Resources

Excipients: Compliance with Compendial and GMP Requirements

Who Should Attend? This course is intended for those responsible for ensuring compliance of excipients with the pharmacopoeias and regulatory authorities, and is applicable to pharmaceutical and excipient manufacturers and excipient distributors within the OTC, generic, innovator, biotechnology, consumer-care, and related industries. This course will benefit individuals in: • Compendial affairs • Regulatory affairs/CMC • Quality assurance/Quality control • Analytical chemi...

Controlled Crystallization of Organic Compounds

Who Should Attend? This course is intended for process chemists, chemical engineers, material scientists, project managers, consultants and other technical staffs responsible to ensure successful process development and/or production of organic compounds in pharmaceutical, food, fine chemical and cosmetics industries. Both experienced personnel and new-in-the-field can learn valuable concepts and be benefited from the course. Course Description Crystallization of organic compounds (such a...

Four Key Elements of Moisturization

Who Should Attend? This course will be especially beneficial for Formulators, R&D Managers, Technicians, Sales & Marketing personnel in charge of skin care products and working with ingredients like moisturizers, humectant, and emollients actives Course Description Each year, hundreds of new ingredients with moisturizing claims are launched on the market. It is necessary to sort out and overcome the struggle of finding the right ingredients that will enable you to deliver as per consumer ...

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