Conference Schedule
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Wednesday-08/26/15
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 Wednesday-09/16/15
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 
Preventing Diagnostic Error: A Clinician's Guide to Thinking Straight
Target Audience: Emergency Department Physicians and Nurses
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.50; Attendance - 1.50
For questions or additional information regarding this conference contact Erin Blough at 708-684-4077 (internal 41-4077).
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Saturday-09/12/15
7:45 AM - 4:00 PM
 
Translating Obesity Treatment for Population Health Management
Target Audience: All physicians, nursing staff, healthcare providers and office clinical staff
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 6.25; Attendance - 6.25
Registration: Call 1-800-3ADVOCATE, or e-mail advocatehealth.com/seminars. For additional information, please contact Mindy Hinkel, RN at 630-275-2193 or via e-mail at mindy.hinkel@advocatehealth.com.
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Wednesday-09/16/15
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
Bariatric Surgery: A Tool for Diabetes Remission
Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians, Diabetic Educators, Dieticians and Nurses
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
To register or for additional information, please contact Pam Cutler at 847-381-4038 (internal 26-4038) pamela.cutler@advocatehealth.com.
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Thursday-09/17/15
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
 
Understanding the Physician Impact of Value Based Purchasing and Reimbursement
Target Audience: All Physicians
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.50; Attendance - 1.50
If you have any questions please contact Lynn Curran at 708-684-3346
Thursday-09/17/15
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
 
Blood Transfusion at the End of Life: A Guideline
Webinars
Target Audience: Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Oncology, & APN's
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
For more information please contact Beth Halperin, RN at 630-929-5173.
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Saturday-09/19/15
7:00 AM - 12:35 PM
 
Alzheimer's and Dementia - Advances in Treatment, Care and Support
Target Audience: Primary care, IM, FM, neurology, geriatrics, psychiatry MDs, fellows, residents, students, social work, neuro-psyc, PAs, APNs, RNs, OTs, PTs, SLP
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 4.50; Attendance - 4.50
Registration: Call 1-800-3ADVOCATE, or e-mail advocatehealth.com/seminars. For additional information, please contact Carol Rizzie at 847-723-8899 (internal 21-8899) or via e-mail at carol.rizzie@advocatehealth.com
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Friday-09/25/15
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
 
Achieving Excellence in Clinical Research: Scientific, Ethical and Operational Considerations
McDonald's Hamburger University
Target Audience: All physicians and other medical professionals interested or involved in clinical research
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 6.00; Attendance - 6.00
Registration: Call 1-800-3ADVOCATE, or e-mail advocatehealth.com/seminars. For additional information please contact Sandy Maki at 847-723-7570 or via e-mail at sandy.maki@advocatehealth.com.
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Saturday-09/26/15
7:15 AM - 2:15 PM
 
Advances in Women's Health Services and Oncology for the Primary Care Physician
Target Audience: All physicians, Primary Care, Family Practice, IM, Geriatrics, OB/Gyn Oncology, Nurses, APNs, NPs, PAs, Residents, Fellows, Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 5.50; Attendance - 5.50
Registration: Call 1-800-3ADVOCATE, or e-mail advocatehealth.com/seminars. For additional information, please contact Carol Rizzie at 847-723-8899 or via e-mail at carol.rizzie@advocatehealth.com.
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Tuesday-10/6/15
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
 
Global Health Delivery and Research Education
Target Audience: All Physicians - Pediatrics, FP, IM, ER, Ob/Gyn - nurses, PAs and medical students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 5.00; Attendance - 5.00
For additional information, please contact Sandi Chesrow at 847-723-6126 (internal 21-6126).
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Friday-10/9/15
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
 
16th Ana Speranza-Miller, MD, Symposium: Radiation Safety and Security
Target Audience: All Physicians, Fellows, Residents, Medical Students, RNs and Staff
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
For additional information, please contact Sandi Chesrow at 847-723-6126 (internal 21-6126).
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Tuesday-10/13/15
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
 
Language Barriers in Healthcare
Target Audience: All physicians, nurses, and other health care staff providing services to non-English speaking patients.
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
If you need additional information please contact Yedida Soloff at 773-296-7054.
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Saturday-10/17/15
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
Practical Wound Care: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Target Audience: Vascular Surgery, Primary Care, General Surgery, Podiatry, Plastic Surgery, Nurses and Physical Therapists
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 7.00
Registration: Call 1-800-3ADVOCATE, or e-mail advocatehealth.com/seminars. For additional information, please contact Heather Rooney at 847-723-7052 (internal 21-7052) or via e-mail at heather.rooney@advocatehealth.com.
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Friday-10/23/15
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
3rd Annual Rene Arcilla Symposium on Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
Advocate Children's Hospital - Oak Lawn - Auditorium
Target Audience: All Physicians, Pediatric Cardiologist, Cardiac Surgeon, Anesthesiologists, Residents, Nurses, Students and Allied Health Professionals
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 4.25; Attendance - 4.25
For more information, please contact Vernon Grier at (708) 684-4227 or via e-mail at vernon.grier@advocatehealth.com.
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Friday-11/6/15
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
 
3rd Annual Advanced Heart Failure Symposium
Target Audience: All Primary Care Physicians, Cardiologist, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Invasive Cardiology, Nurses, and Allied Health Professionals
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 7.50
For more information, please contact Peggy Skowron at 708-684-9685.
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Wednesday-11/18/15
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
 
39th Annual Perinatal Symposium - OB Day
Oak Lawn Hilton - Ballroom
Target Audience: OB/GYN's, Neonatologists, NICU, Perinatologists, Registered Nurses, APRN's, Nurse Midwives, Respiratory Therapists, and Dieticians
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 5.50; Attendance - 5.50
Please contact Vernon Grier for additional information at 708-684-4227.
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Wednesday-11/18/15
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
 
6th Annual Pulmonary Hypertension Symposium
Target Audience: All Physicians including Cardiologists, Pulmonologists, Internists, Family Med., Peds., Pharmacists, APN's, Nurses, & Fellows, Residents
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 4.25; Attendance - 4.25
For more information, please contact Maureen Panella at (708) 636-7575.
Thursday-11/19/15
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
 
39th Annual Perinatal Symposium - Neonatology Day
Oak Lawn Hilton - Ballroom
Target Audience: Neonatologists, Pediatricians, Pediatric Subspecialists, Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Respiratory Therapists and Dieticians.
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 6.00; Attendance - 6.00
Please contact Vernon Grier for additional information at 708-684-4227.
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