Continuing Medical Education Conferences in San Diego
Jan 24 - 27, 2019 | CME 28.25 | Free | Family Medicine
San Diego, California
AAFP Family Medicine Board Review Express is organized by American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and will be held from Jan 24 - 27, 2019 at Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, San Diego, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 28.25 Prescribed Credits. Learning Objectives: At the end of this course, you will be able to: • Demonstrate an understanding of common clinical problems seen in family medicine. • Analyze your training needs on conditions or elements within specific body systems, as defined by the ABFM. • Outline effective test-taking strategies to prepare for the ABFM exam. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 24 - 26, 2019 | CME 11.75 | USD $1845 | Leadership
San Diego, California
Physician & Hospital Leadership Education Event is organized by The Greeley Company and will be held from Jan 24 - 26, 2019 at Loews Coronado Bay Resort, San Diego, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Sessions: • Medical Executive Committee Institute The target audience for this medical event is Medical directors, Department chairs and chiefs, CMOs/VPMAs, Credentialing committee members, CEOs, Medical services professionals • The Greeley Physician Leadership Institute The target audience for this medical event is Physicians ready to truly participate in business decisions that affect clinical care and outcomes, Medical directors, Clinical department chairs and chiefs. • Peer Review Boot Camp The target audience for this medical event is Medical staff quality/peer review committee chairs and members, Designated physician reviewers, Medical staff officers, CMOs/VPMAs, Medical directors, Department chairs, Quality directors, Quality staff, Medical services professionals • The Credentialing Solution The target audience for this medical event is Medical staff leaders, Credentialing committee members, Medical directors, Medical services professionals • The CMO/VPMA Retreat: How to Succeed in the Toughest Job in Healthcare Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
San Diego, California
I.V. Sedation Training for Dentists - San Diego, CA is organized by Conscious Sedation Consulting and will be held from Jan 25 - Feb 17, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego - Del Mar, San Diego, California, United States of America. Parenteral Sedation Dentistry We are providing IV dental sedation training for dentist nationally. This IV sedation dentistry course is a comprehensive “mini-residency” and includes a minimum of 60 hours of didactic / classroom education and direct participation in administering IV sedation to 20 – 30 clinical dental cases while being observed. Advanced training in airway management and medical emergencies included. Total CE credits will be approximately 100 hours. This course is designed to prepare the dentist to incorporate intravenous sedation into the dental practice. Developed and presented in accordance with the American Dental Associations Guidelines for Teaching Pain Control and Sedation to Dentists and Dental Students 2016 and Practice Guidelines for Sedation by Non-anesthesia Providers by the American Society of Anesthesiology. Learning Objectives: • To prepare the dentist to incorporate safe IV sedation administration into practice • Properly access and obtain appropriate medical history and assessment of patients to determine suitability of moderate sedation • Understand the regulations and requirements of state legislation / dental boards, to adhere to national standards and guidelines • To explain and understand agonist-antagonist effects and pharmacokinetic properties of commonly used sedative agents • To recognize and react to medical emergencies while providing leadership and direction to others involved in resuscitative efforts • Manage the airway using basic and advanced equipment and techniques • Effectively utilize monitoring, pharmaceuticals and rescue equipment This program is designed to meet and exceed the requirements to obtain a intravenous conscious sedation permit in most states. We encourage you to review your state requirements. Course fee: $13,500.00. A deposit of $3750.00 is required to register, balance due prior to start of course. Registration fee includes bringing up to 2 dental assistants for Session #3 (clinical). Attendance by assistants recommended but not required.
San Diego, California
Pain, the Opiate Crisis, and the Chiropractic Alternative w/ Dan Murphy, DC is organized by Life Chiropractic College West and will be held from Jan 26 - 27, 2019 at San Diego, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 hours. Conference Description: It is claimed that the current opiate drug crisis and its consequence are the biggest healthcare disaster in modern history. This class will define the opiate crisis and explore alternatives, including chiropractic adjusting. • 2 hours ethics & law • 4 hours adjusting • 6 hours general Conference Description: This class is designed to put the current opiate crisis into a historical perspective, quantify its consequences on the American society, and to propose viable alternatives to opiate drugs for pain control. Class attenders will be conversant on the crisis and be able to explain why chiropractic care and its adjuncts are viable alternatives to opiate drugs for pain control. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 26 - 29, 2019 | Free | Thoracic Surgery
San Diego, California
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) 55th Annual Meeting is organized by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and will be held from Jan 26 - 29, 2019 at San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, United States of America. SEPARATE REGISTRATIONS Tech-Con 2019 and the STS 55th Annual Meeting require separate registrations. Tech-Con 2019 on Jan 26, 2019 Venue - San Diego Convention Center The STS Annual Meeting is the preeminent educational event in cardiothoracic surgery. The meeting features interactive learning on hot topics, including thought-provoking lectures from renowned faculty and guests, exciting hands-on sessions, an abundance of networking opportunities, and a chance to view the latest products and services in the specialty. Highlights and changes for 2019: • The meeting will be held Sunday through Tuesday, allowing more time for busy professionals to spend with their patients. • STS University courses will take place on Sunday morning instead of Wednesday. • The Opening Session will be on Sunday afternoon and feature the Chamberlain Papers and Ferguson Lecture by Dr. Laurie Glimcher, who has made seminal discoveries in cancer immunology research. • The Lillehei Lecture will take place on Tuesday and feature Dr. Eric Topol, a cardiologist and geneticist specializing in the use of artificial intelligence, "deep" data, and smart technology. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
San Diego, California
Melanoma 2019: 29th Annual Cutaneous Malignancy Update is organized by Scripps Conference Services & CME and will be held from Jan 26 - 27, 2019 at Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, San Diego, California, United States of America. This CME conference has been approved for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Dermoscopy Workshop Friday, January 25, 2019 This interactive skills workshop is designed for physicians looking to introduce dermoscopy into their practice or further their skill set. The first part of the workshop will offer an introduction to dermoscopy and its use in identifying melanoma skin cancer. The second part of the workshop will review real-life cases allowing participants to apply what they have learned. The workshop will be taught to a limited audience allowing for extensive interaction with the expert speaker. Participants in attendance will earn an additional 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Accreditation: Scripps Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit Breakdown Dermoscopy Workshop (Fri): 2 Main Conference (Sat-Sun): 11 Total Credits Available: 13 Conference Description: As the incidence of melanoma continues to rise rapidly in the United States and around the world, the need to educate clinicians from various specialties on the disease also increases. During this course nationally recognized experts will present information on prevention, risk assessment, early detection, genetic factors, and current and future treatment choices for melanoma patients. Issues concerning surgical management, adjuvant therapy, advanced disease therapy, and personalizing the course of treatment for individual patients will also be discussed. This course is designed to provide information that will help clinicians in their decision making regarding these difficult patient problems. The course will be taught by a wide range of experts as this most serious of skin cancers will require multidisciplinary efforts to conquer. Conference Highlights: • Plenary talks from nationally recognized experts • Presentations on hot topics, upcoming scientific developments, and current advances in prevention, risk assessment, early detection, genetic factors, and current and future treatment choices for melanoma patients • Networking opportunities among colleagues • Conference app with access to course materials and recordings from the convenience of your mobile device or computer Conference Objectives are: • Demonstrate how newly discovered, the evidence-based scientific information applies to the current practice of clinical dermatology. • Describe the epidemiology and risk factors associated with the increasing incidence of cutaneous melanoma. • Examine current data and new strategies for the prevention of melanoma. • Evaluate and diagnose a variety of malignancies related to melanoma skin cancer. • Identify possible genetic mutations and etiologic factors in the melanoma patient and diagnose patients based on dermatologic manifestations. • Incorporate new diagnostic techniques, including dermoscopy, into practice. • Determine appropriate treatment for patients with metastatic melanoma, melanonychia and ocular melanoma. • Integrate new therapies and treatments for advanced melanoma including surgical techniques. • Discuss the effectiveness of neoadjuvant therapy and immunotherapy in treating melanoma. \• Navigate the medico-legal aspects of caring for the melanoma patient. • Recommend strategies for managing patients with multiple melanomas. • Provide optimal follow-up of patients after melanoma treatment. Speakers: Hugh Greenway Jr., MD, Scripps Clinic , Terry Barrett, MD, UT Southwestern Medical School, Thomas Barlow, DO, Scripps Health , David Barnette, Jr., MD, Scripps Clinic , Terry Barrett, MD, UT Southwestern Medical School, Christopher Bergerson, MD Scripps Clinic , Travis Blalock, MD, Emory University, Kathryn Bollin, MD, Scripps Clinic, Robert Cosgrove, JD Cosgrove And Birmingham, Frederick Fish III, MD, Associated Skin Care Specialists, Erik Gilbertson, MD, Scripps Clinic, Gregory Hosler, MD, PHD, ProPath, Aleksandr Itkin, MD Scripps Clinic , Benjamin Kelley, MD, Scripps Green Hospital , Geva Mannor, MD, MPH, Scripps Clinic, James Patterson, MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Merrick Ross, MD, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Adam Sutton, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Prabhakar Tripuraneni, MD Scripps Clinic, Daniel Zelac, MD, Scripps Clinic, Michael Zumwalt, MD, Scripps Green Hospital Time: 5:00 pm to 12:00 pm Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 29 - Feb 01, 2019 | Free | Public Health
San Diego, California
International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) 2019 Annual Conference is organized by International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) and will be held from Jan 29 - Feb 01, 2019 at San Diego Marriott Mission Valley, San Diego, California, United States of America. Conference Description: This conference is the premier event dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of biosurveillance. Every year, the ISDS conference draws approximately 400 professionals from a broad range of disciplines to learn the latest achievements, analytic methods, best practices, conceptual frameworks, and technical innovations in the rapidly evolving field of health surveillance. Additionally, ISDS offers a one-day One Health Symposium prior to the first day of the Annual Conference to explore the intersection of Human, Animal and Environmental Health. Program Highlights: The three-day conference features approximately 200 presentations of accepted abstracts in Posters, Orals Lightning Orals (5-minute presentations) Roundtables, and Panels. There are workshops included that take an in-depth look into specific topics. Confirmed workshops for 2019 include two courses in R, two courses in ESSENCE and Grant Writing. Workshops may also include opioid surveillance, disaster surveillance and introduction to surveillance. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 30 - Feb 01, 2019 | CME 19.75 | USD $2250 | Musculoskeletal Radiology
San Diego, California
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Hemophilia Course is organized by University of California San Diego School of Medicine (UCSD SOM) and will be held from Jan 30 - Feb 01, 2019 at Hemophilia & Thrombosis Treatment Center at UC San Diego Health, San Diego, California, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and physical therapists involved and/or interested in MSKUS as a point-of-care imaging tool to assist with diagnosis and treatment of joint pains in people with hemophilia. Other healthcare professionals involved in hemophilia clinical care may benefit from this education program as well. Pediatric practitioners welcomed. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Overview : The hands-on course developed to provide training in musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSKUS) specific to a hemophilic joint disease. The objective of the course is to enable hemophilia physicians to use MSKUS as a point-of-care imaging tool to assist with the diagnosis and treatment of joint pains. The course is geared towards hemophilic joint disease to recognize joint bleeding, synovial hypertrophy and synovitis, cartilage degradation, osteochondral lesions and other structural joint abnormalities. Leading MSK ultrasound experts will cover ultrasound scanning, sonoanatomy, and sociopathology pertaining to hemophilic joint disease through interactive lectures, case presentations, roundtable discussions, and advanced MSKUS imaging techniques including MSKUS examination of hemophilic joints. This program is currently the only hands-on scanning course that provides comprehensive training and experience in musculoskeletal ultrasound in hemophilia. Course Objectives : Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: • Describe MSKUS basics and knobology • Operate an ultrasound machine • Describe sonoanatomy of ankles, knees and elbows • Apply standard transducer positions for hemophilia joint ultrasound • Distinguish bloody from non-bloody effusions • Perform a diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound recognizing hemarthrosis, synovitis and structural abnormalities (meniscus, tendons, ligaments) • Quantify synovial hypertrophy and synovitis by Power Doppler • Quantify cartilage health and osteochondral lesions Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
San Diego, California
Ultrasound Diagnostic Course is organized by Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (MSKUS) and will be held from Feb 01 - 02, 2019 at The Bay Club Hotel & Marina, San Diego, California, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is physicians in the fields related to the musculoskeletal system, sonographers, and those who wish to learn more about this advancing field. Conference Description: In this conference, we provide regularly-scheduled regional training workshops nationwide & custom on-site training courses in the field of musculoskeletal ultrasound. Any of our on-site training courses can be customized to address your specific areas of interest – tailored for the beginner or advanced audience and specialty. Musculoskeletal ultrasound relies on a deep knowledge of anatomy, all of our courses include an extensive review of anatomy and pathology, with direct visualization of anatomical structures for ultrasonographic scanning excellence and optimal understanding of images. You will also review basic physics, knobology, and probe manipulation, and you will learn proven protocols for every region of the body including specific patient and probe positioning. All of our training programs are hands-on and include needle-guided injection protocols. Our intermediate and advanced training programs may include a cadaver lab and you may also have the opportunity to practice on healthy models. Conference Objectives: • Gain familiarity with the anatomy of the extremities • Understand machine knobology • Recognize artifacts produced by ultrasound • Master probe manipulation and image standards • Identify common sites of pathology • Evaluate the muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves and surrounding soft tissue • Demonstrate the dynamic examinations of tendons and joints • Become familiar with ultrasound-guided interventional techniques • Gain experience with various ultrasound machines. Two-day and three-day regional workshops and hands-on training programs are designed to expand your knowledge in the field of musculoskeletal ultrasound including needle-guided injections. You will learn the latest advancements in examination protocols and gain improved interpretive skills to immediately put into your practice.
Feb 01 - 04, 2019 | CNE 38.25 | USD $749 | Medicine
San Diego, California
2019 Healing Touch Worldwide Conference is organized by Healing Touch Program (HTP) and will be held from Feb 01 - 04, 2019 at Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina Bay Tower, San Diego, California, United States of America. Target Audience : The continuing nursing education (CNE) activities for this conference have been designed to meet the educational needs of nurses and holistic healers. Accreditation : Registered conference attendees may earn up to 16 continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hours by registering for and fully attending all conference activities. Up to 22.25 additional CE contact hours are available through attending the Instructor Gathering, Master Class and Post Conference. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.