Continuing Medical Education Conferences in USA
Feb 19 - 23, 2019 | CME 16.25 | USD $785 | Obstetrics and Gynecology
Big Sky, Montana
Winter Conference on Hot Topics in Women's Health is organized by Symposia Medicus and will be held from Feb 19 - 23, 2019 at Big Sky Resort, Big Sky, Montana, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is OB/GYNs, family physicians, nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, PAs, nurses and all other healthcare professionals involved with the care of women. Continuing Education Credit: Physicians Symposia Medicus designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ACOG The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has assigned up to 16 cognate credits to this program. AAFP This Live activity, Winter Conference on HOT TOPICS IN WOMEN’S HEALTH, with a beginning date of 02/19/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 16.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Certified Nurse Midwives The American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) accepts Category 1 CME approval from organizations accredited by the ACCME. PAs NCCPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 16.25 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program. Nurse Practitioners/Nurses The ANCC contact hours awarded for completion of this conference are 16.25. Provider is also approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP2335, for 19.5 contact hours. The goal of this conference is to increase knowledge and enhance the competence of attendees. Emphasis will be placed on practical application of the evidence-based topics presented. Topics for this year’s conference have been selected based on the educational needs determined from the identified professional practice gaps. The gaps were derived from a variety of sources including evaluations and outcomes data from past participants; clinical expert input; Symposia Medicus’ online survey; and other medical and nursing data. Conference Objectives are: As a result of participating in this conference, you should have increased knowledge and enhanced competence to… • Recognize common vulvovaginal diseases • Construct a treatment plan for women with stress or urge incontinence • Describe an organized, systematic ABCD approach to FHR management that is simple, clear, and understandable • Recognize the proper use of calcium, vitamin D, antiresorptive and anabolic agents for treating osteoporosis • Provide individualized therapy for symptom management across the menopausal transition.
Feb 19 - 21, 2019 | USD $900 | Research and Clinical Research
Washington, Dist of Col
International Society for CNS Clinical Trials and Methodology (ISCTM) 15th Annual Scientific Meeting is organized by International Society for CNS Clinical Trials and Methodology (ISCTM) and will be held from Feb 19 - 21, 2019 at Fairmont Washington D.C., Georgetown, Washington, Dist of Col, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
San Diego, California
3rd Annual Precision LBx Summit is organized by Hanson Wade and will be held from Feb 19 - 20, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley, San Diego, California, United States of America. Conference Description: Enhancing the Sensitivity, Reliability and Standardization of Liquid Biopsies to Advance Clinical Utility and Industry Applications for Improved Patient Treatment and Monitoring. This Summit will bring together pharmaceutical, biotech, academic and clinical leaders to provide a platform to advance the validation, clinical utility and industry applications of liquid biopsies. Showcasing robust data-lead studies and trials, the meeting will tackle challenges in technology, standardization and sensitivity of tests. Exploring a multitude of biomarkers from CTCs and ctDNA to RNA and exosomes, Precision LBx 2019 will advance the industry applications of liquid biopsies for oncology and chronic disease through CSF, urine and plasma-derived biomarkers. As the dedicated scientific and networking forum of liquid biopsy trailblazers, the meeting is here to help precision medicine leaders radically improve the analysis and clinical utility of liquid biopsies as clinical monitoring tools. Topics: • Demonstrating reliability to advance the clinical utility of liquid biopsies • Improving the clinical utility of a plethora of CSF, urine and plasma-derived biomarkers from cfDNA to exosomes • Overcoming sensitivity and specificity challenges to progress the clinical applicability of liquid biopsy diagnostics • Exploring liquid biopsy applications beyond oncology in various neurological indications • Understanding the key developments required in improving clinician confidence in liquid biopsies as diagnostic tools For pathologists, laboratories and oncologists at leading academic medical centers, Precision LBx 2019 will provide you insight from leading researchers and clinicians pioneering the development and standardization of liquid biopsy clinical testing, and the use of these assays to inform treatment decision making. Time: 08:00 to 16:00 Speakers: Razelle Kurzrock (UCSD), Dennis Merkle (EMD Serono), Danielle Murphy (Pfizer), Joshua Xu (FDA), Stuart Martin (University of Maryland School of Medicine, Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center)
Feb 19 - 20, 2019 | USD $600 | Obstetrics and Gynecology
OB/Gyn Seminar is organized by McVey Associates, Inc. and will be held from Feb 19 - 20, 2019 at Dallas, Texas, United States of America. We provide answers: • The most current ICD-10 and CPT coding instruction • ICD-10-CM examples for your specialty • Strategies to assist correct coding, reimbursement and compliance • Learn OB/Gyn coding techniques that work! • Advanced OB/Gyn coding techniques that ease paperwork • Handle special OB/Gyn situation Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
7th World CNS Summit 2019 is organized by Hanson Wade and will be held from Feb 19 - 21, 2019 at Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. Solving Translational Research Challenges to Improve Clinical Efficacy. The 7th World CNS Summit is the only industry-specific conference exclusively focused on advancing translational neurodegenerative research. World CNS’s mission is to reinvigorate drug discovery and development across multiple neurodegenerative disorders by providing an interactive environment that ensures thought-provoking discussions and unparalleled networking opportunities for all of our attendees, helping to overcome the translational challenges in developing efficacious therapeutics. Developed in combination with experts from Biogen, Eisai, Merck, AbbVie and other leading organizations, the World CNS Summit uniquely combines distinct neurodegenerative diseases in one setting to examine mechanisms of disease and emerging strategies for targeting. The high-quality scientific program will cover new research within 2 streams of sessions dedicated to optimizing innovation and translation to cover: • Novel therapeutic target opportunities • Improving preclinical models • Identifying more translatable biomarkers • Optimizing clinical design and strategies for patient stratification • Understanding drug development regulation and funding options • Reviewing successes and failures in the drug development landscape So, why attend?: • Network amongst a multidisciplinary mix of leading minds in the neurodegenerative space, from academia, pharma, biotech and leading consortia to challenge traditional thinking • Learn about the latest developments, research and innovative technologies guiding future neurodegenerative research • Collaborate with other leading pioneering companies to refresh and strengthen drug development of efficacious therapeutics Pre-Conference Workshops: This Pre-Conference Workshops will be held on Feb 19, 2019 at Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. • Workshop A: Accessing the CNS: Evaluating Blood-Brain Barrier Technologies for Treating Neurodegenerative Diseases • Workshop B: Optimizing Precision Medicine for Neurodegenerative Diseases • Workshop C:Exploring Gene Editing for Treating Neurodegenerative Disease • Workshop D: How Should We Model Alpha-synucleinopathies inAnimals to Optimally Support the Development of Disease Modifying Therapeutics? Speakers: Robert Bell, Pfizer, Daniel Klamer, Anavex, Jonathan Brotchie, Atuka, C. Anthony Altar, NeuroDrug Consulting, Lloyd Mitchell, RetroTherapy, Murali Gopalakrishnan, AbbVie, Sophie Parmentier-Batteur, Merck, Martin Tolar, Alzheon, Stephen Wood, Amgen, Andrés D. Klein, Universidad del Desarrollo, Jean-Philippe Courade, UCB Pharma, Pablo Sardi, Sanofi-Genzyme, Fiona Elwood, Novartis, Sean Smith, Merck, Diana Price, Neuropore Therapies, Inc, Spyros Papapetropoulos, Cavion, Diane Stephenson, Critical Path Institute, Cyrille Sur, Merck, Nadeem Sarwar, Eisai Center for Genetics Guided Dementia Discovery, Barbara Tate, Dementia Discovery Fund, Richard Ransohoff, Third Rock Ventures, Chee Yeun Chung, Yumanity Therapeutics, Tina Schwabe, Alector, Steven Braithwaite, Alkahest, Darren Baker, Mayo Clinic, Nir Lipsman, University of Toronto, Mathias Schmidt, ArmaGen, Holly Soares, AbbVie, Tricia Thornton-Wells, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Jesse Cedarbaum, Biogen, Jonathan Levenson, Proclara BioSciences, Johan Luthman, Eisai, Michele Vendruscolo, University of Cambridge Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Feb 19 - 22, 2019 | Free | Pathology
Rancho Mirage, California
American Venous Forum (AVF) 2019 Annual Meeting is organized by American Venous Forum (AVF) and will be held from Feb 19 - 22, 2019 The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, Rancho Mirage, California, United States of America. For the fourth consecutive year, the Day of Innovation and Science will be featured during the AVF 31st Annual Meeting. This highly informative, educational, all-inclusive forum is designed to identify current research priorities in venous and lymphatic diseases while also providing an educational component. This day-long forum will occur on February 19th, 2019 featuring valuable plenary sessions, each concluding with a half-hour, interactive structured discussion among the panelists and attendees. Through participation in the Day of Innovation and Science, the representatives of these different sectors will address the state of the field, discuss next steps for closing knowledge gaps in the two highlighted areas, discover the role data can play in influencing positive changes, and ultimately identify what is needed to improve medical treatment of patients with venous and lymphatic disease. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
San Diego, California
Advanced Aesthetic Medicine Training: Step 2 is organized by American Board of Aesthetic Medicine (ABAM) and will be held from Feb 19 - 21, 2019 at San Diego - ABAM Regional Training Center, San Diego, California, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Physicians (M.D. / D.O.), Nurses, Physician Assistants, and Dentists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 19.25 CME Credits. Graduates of The American Board of Aesthetic Medicine (ABAM)’s Step 1 program or those who already have the basic skills in aesthetic medicine can participate in our Step 2 training. Participants will increase their knowledge in aesthetic medicine and acquire the newest and most up to date aesthetic techniques. Facial contouring using botox and dermal filler, and advanced laser and light therapy procedures will enable graduates of our Step 2 to take their skills in aesthetic medicine to the next Step. Step 2 Botox training will cover procedures such as botox eyelift, scar reduction with botox, botox treatment for gummy smile. Dermal filler training will include aesthetic medical procedures such as teartrough injection, nonsurgical nasal augmention using Radiesse/ Juvederm/Restylane, cheek and facial contouring. Advanced laser training will consist of combination skin rejuvenation techniques, treatment of vascular conditions, and Photodynamic therapy (PDT). An in depth coverage of basic surgical techniques and equipments for office aesthetic procedures will be offered. Basic dermatology and teeth whitening for the medical spa setting is an integral part of our Step II Aesthetic Medicine Training program. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 19 - 23, 2019 | CME 30.00 | USD $1145 | Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Physiatry '19 - Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) Annual Meeting is organized by Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) and will be held from Feb 19 - 23, 2019 at Puerto Rico Convention Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America. his CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Description: Connect with a community of influencers and up-and-coming leaders in physiatry and rehabilitation medicine at the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) Annual Meeting - Physiatry '19. Join us in Puerto Rico for five days of unparalleled scientific learning, sharing, and career advancement opportunities. With over 1,200 attendees, 4 blockbuster keynotes, 100 workshops/sessions, and 60 exhibitors - there is truly something and someone for everyone. Why Attend: The sparks of discovery, innovation, mentorship, leadership and collaboration ignite when our rich spheres of expertise and experiences intersect at the AAP’s Annual Meeting. • The AAP Experience: Physiatry '19 is unique in its focus on fostering meaningful and long-lasting relationships between physicians, educators, trainees and other professionals within an intimate and collaborative environment. 96% of past attendees would recommend the AAP Annual Meeting to their colleagues! • Network, Network, Network: 83% of attendees come back to the AAP Annual Meeting year after year to connect with colleagues, share ideas, solve common issues and celebrate accomplishments. • Education That Innovates: The AAP's Annual Meeting presenters are thought leaders that will creatively challenge the way you conduct research, educate trainees, treat patients and grow your career. • Industry Trends: The AAP's Exhibit Hall gathers leading organizations that are improving the specialty of physiatry through innovative products, services and education. Engage and collaborate with industry partners to achieve your goals. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 19 - 20, 2019 | CME 10.50 | USD $235 | Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Johnson City, Tennessee
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Full Course is organized by Ballad Health and will be held from Feb 19 - 20, 2019 at MSHA Market Street Center, Johnson City, Tennessee, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of pediatric patients, whether in the hospital or pre-hospital setting. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Concepts covered include: • Identification and treatment of medical conditions that place a pediatric patient at risk for respiratory/cardiac arrest. • Basic Life Support for Children and Infants. • Recognition and Management of Respiratory Emergencies. • Intra-Osseous Access. • Cardiac Rhythm Disturbances. • Initial Impression, Primary, Secondary and Diagnostic Tests Assessments using the “Evaluate, Identify, Intervene” model. • PALS Algorithms. • Effective resuscitation team dynamics. Requirements for Renewals: • A current American Heart Association Provider Card. • A current PALS Provider manual. • A Pretest score of a minimum of 84%. NOTE: If you do not have both the pre-course assessment and the current PALS manual you WILL NOT be admitted to class and will be asked to reschedule. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 20 - 24, 2019 | contact hours 18.50 | USD $1305 | Hematology Blood and Marrow Transplant | Cell and Developmental Biology
Transplantation & Cellular Therapy (TCT) Meetings of ASBMT and CIBMTR is organized by American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT), Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) and will be held from Feb 20 - 24, 2019 at Hilton Americas-Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Investigators, clinicians, laboratory technicians, clinical research professionals, nurses, pharmacists, administrators, and allied health professional attendees benefit from a full scientific program that addresses the most timely issues in hematopoietic cell transplantation and cellular therapy. Accreditation: CCNE: Nursing Education Registered attendees can earn 18.5 contact hours of CNE if all educational sessions are attended in their entirety. The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC’s) Commission on Accreditation. ONS is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2850. ACPE: Pharmacists Education Syntaxx Communications, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Syntaxx Communications has assigned 13.75 contact hours (1.375 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit for this knowledge- and application-based activity. This 2-day conference will incorporate 16 individual activity sessions that combined will fulfill the 13.75 hours of CE. The target audience for this accredited activity is pharmacists.