Continuing Medical Education-Activity Catalog
2019 REGULARLY SCHEDULED SERIES (RSS), ACLS and PALS COURSES
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Target Audience:
Credits Offered:
Following is a list of ACLS/PALS courses and Banner regularly scheduled series, i.e., rounds, tumor boards. For information on session topics or to attend, a contact number is provided for each activity.

ALL OTHER CONFERENCES ARE LISTED BY MONTH For questions, 480-684-5560 or gloria.mawson@bannerhealth.com
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Various
Target Audience:
Credits Offered:
Target audience: Physicians and other healthcare providers
Credits offered:
Refresher - 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
1-day Update - 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Initial course - 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
For class information, contact Nancy Smith 602-839-4763
Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix - Cancer Conference
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
7:00 AM
Banner - University Medical Center - Phoenix - Classroom C
Target Audience: Primary care physicians, subspecialty physicians, residents and other health care professional
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
Sessions held 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Wednesdays and 4th Thursdays. Please contact Kristin Niehus at 602-839-3734 OR Kristin.Niehus@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates and cancellations.
Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix - Liver Pathology Conference
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Banner- University Med Ctr - Phoenix - Surg. Pathology Dept
Target Audience: Clinicians, Pathologists, GI Fellows, IM Residents And Liver Transplant Coordinators
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
Sessions held monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Please contact the office at 602-521-5800 or Anette Martinez directly 602-521-5755 or Anette.Martinez@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates/times/locations and cancellations.
Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix - Liver Radiology Conference
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Banner - University Medical Center - Phoenix - Varies
Target Audience: Hepatologists, Interventional Radiologists, Radiation Oncologists, Transplant Surgeons, NP's, PA's & Coordinators
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
Sessions held 1st and 3rd Wednesdays. Please contact Monica Bohdanowicz at Monica.Bohdanowicz@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates/times/locations and cancellations.
Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix - Neuroscience Grand Rounds
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Banner - University Medical Center - Phoenix - Amphitheater
Course Director: Steve S. Chung, MD
Target Audience: Banner employed physicians and other healthcare professionals in Neurology
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
Sessions held 3rd Wednesdays. Please contact Dolores Castro at Dolores.Castro@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates/times and topics.
Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix - OB/Gyn Grand Rounds
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Banner - University Medical Center - Phoenix - varies
Target Audience: Physicians and other healthcare professionals in OB/Gyn, Primary Care
Credits Offered:
Mondays at 12:30 pm For information call 602-839-2687
Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix - Oral and Maxillofacial Grand Rounds
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Banner - University Medical Center - Phoenix
Target Audience: Surgeons
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.50
Sessions held weekly on Mondays, 5:00pm - 7:00pm. Please contact Lori Warren at lori.warren@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates and cancellations.
Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix - Surgery M & M's
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
7:00 AM
Banner - University Medical Center - Phoenix - Amphitheater
Target Audience: Surgeons
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.50
Sessions held every Thursday, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM. Please contact Julie Ladwig at julie.ladwig@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates and cancellations.
Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix - Surgery Rounds
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
7:00 AM
Banner - University Medical Center - Phoenix - Amphitheater
Target Audience: Surgeons
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
Sessions held weekly on Mondays, 8:00am - 9:00am. Please contact Julie Ladwig at julie.ladwig@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates and cancellations.
Banner Boswell Medical Center - Basic Geriatric Lectures
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Banner Boswell Medical Center
Target Audience: Geriatric Fellows, All Physicians, Clinical Staff
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
Sessions held several times weekly. Please contact Paul Murray at 623-832-2535 or paul.murrayr@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates and locations.
Banner Boswell Medical Center - Tumor Board
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Banner Boswell Medical Center - Carpe Diem Room
Target Audience: All Physicians, Clinical Staff
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
Sessions held weekly on Wednesdays. Please contact Jeri Sortini at 623-832-2134 or jerlynn.sortini@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates and cancellations.
Banner Children's Specialists Lunch Lecture Series
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Target Audience: Banner-affiliated pediatric providers in the West Valley
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
1st Wednesday of each month. Sessions alternate between Banner Estrella and Banner Thunderbird. Lunch provided. Contact Terri Udelman at Theresa.Udelman@bannerhealth.com for upcoming session information or to RSVP.
Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center - Tumor Board
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Banner Del E. Webb Medical Ctr - Admin Conf Room
Target Audience: Surgeons,medical and radiation oncologists, pathologists, and allied health professionals involved in cancer care
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
Sessions held 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 8am in the BDWMC Admin Board Room. Please contact Eileen Reagan at 623-285-2745 or email eileen.reagan@bannerhealth.com to confirm dates/times/cancellations.
Banner Desert Medical Center - Tumor Boards
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Banner Desert Medical Center
Target Audience: Various physicians with case presentations
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
General and breast sessions monthly at the Rosati Education Center. Please contact Gladys Correa at gladys.correa@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates and cancellations.
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center - Breast Tumor Board
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Banner Gateway Medical Center
Target Audience: All Physician Specialties and other disclplines that care for oncology patients
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
Sessions held weekly on Fridays, 8:00am - 9:00am. Please contact Stacy Clemons at 480-256-4273 OR Stacy.Clemons@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates and cancellations.
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center - GI/Melanoma Tumor Board
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Banner Gateway Medical Center
Target Audience: All Physician Specialties and other disclplines that care for oncology patients
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
Sessions held weekly on Tuesdays, 7:30am - 8:30am. Please contact Jerilynn Fortier at Jerilynn.Fortier@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates and cancellations.
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center - GU Oncology Tumor Board
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Banner Gateway Medical Center
Target Audience: All Physician Specialties and other disclplines that care for oncology patients
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
Sessions held weekly on Thursdays, 7:30am - 8:30am. Please contact Cindy Jones at 480-256-3609 OR Cindy.Jones@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates and cancellations.
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center - Head and Neck Tumor Board
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Banner Gateway Medical Center
Target Audience: All Physician Specialties and other disclplines that care for oncology patients
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
Sessions held weekly on Thursdays from 4:00pm - 5:00pm. Please contact Anna Jarvis at 480-256-5397 OR Anna.Jarvis@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates/times and cancellations.
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center - Heme Malignancy Tumor Board
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Banner Gateway Medical Center - Apache Conference Rm
Target Audience: All Physician Specialties and other disclplines that care for oncology patients
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
Sessions held weekly on Tuesdays, 12:00pm to 1:00pm. Please contact Sarah Mitchell at 480 256 4094 OR Sarah.Mitchell@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates and cancellations.
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center - Thoracic Tumor Board
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Banner Gateway Medical Center - Apache Conference Rm
Target Audience: All Physician Specialties and other disclplines that care for oncology patients
Credits Offered:
Sessions held weekly on Tuesdays, 12:00pm to 1:00pm. Please contact Anna Jarvis at 480-256-5397 OR Anna.Jarvis@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates and cancellations.
Banner Payson Medical Center Interdisciplinary Clinical Education Series
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
 
Course Director: Judith Hunt, MD
Target Audience: Varies - Topics will indicate
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.50; Attendance - 1.50
Sessions are held one time per month. For topic and time of next session, contact Lucy Melikian, Sr. Manager MSS at 928-471-1238
Banner Thunderbird Medical Center - Echo Conference
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
 
Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
Target Audience: Physicians, PAs, NPs, cardiac sonographers and other cardiology staff
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
Sessions held quarterly. Please contact Shannon McCue at Shannon.McCue@bannerhealth.com for exact dates/times/locations and topics.
Banner Thunderbird Medical Center - Tumor Board
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians, Oncologists, Internists, Surgeons
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
Sessions held 1st and 3rd Mondays, 12:00pm - 1:00pm. Please contact Janina Klingensmith at 602-865-2214 or janina.klingensmith@bannerhealth.com to confirm dates/locations and cancellations.
CCMC Pediatric Tumor Boards
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
- 8:00 AM
Cardon Children's Medical Center
Target Audience: Surgeons,medical and radiation oncologists, pathologists, and allied health professionals involved in cancer care
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
Sessions on 2nd (7 am) and 4th (noon) Tuesdays at the Rosati Education Center. Please contact Nicholette Breier Adkins at Nicholette.BreierAdkins@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates, times and locations.
Introduction to Safe Prescribing of Opioids for Pain Management
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
 
Target Audience: Arizona DEA prescribers.
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
This online program offers 1 Free CME Credit to help Arizona DEA prescribers incorporate into practice the 2014 Arizona Opioid Prescribing Guidelines. Click here for additional information and a link to registration for the course.
Managing Opioid Misuse Disorder in Pregnancy and Neonatal Care
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
 
Target Audience: Arizona DEA prescribers.
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
This online program offers 1 Free CME Credit to help Arizona DEA prescribers incorporate into practice the 2014 Arizona Opioid Prescribing Guidelines. Click here for additional information and a link to registration for the course.
McKee Medical Center - Pediatric Journal Club
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
McKee Medical Center
Target Audience: Practicing Primary Care Physicians
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
Session dates and times vary. Please contact Phil Ballenski, PA at 970-669-3298 for information.
McKee Medical Center - Tumor Board
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
12:00 PM
McKee Medical Center
Target Audience: Practicing Primary Care Physicians
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
Sessions held the 2nd & 4th Thursdays Monthly. Please contact Cynthia Thibault at 970-820-6082 OR Cynthia.Thibault@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates and cancellations.
North Colorado Medical Center - Cardiovascular/Echocardiography Conference
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
North Colorado Medical Center
Target Audience: All healthcare providers involved in the care of cardiac and/or vascular patients
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
Sessions held weekly on Thursdays, 7-8 AM. Please contact , Kari Holman, at 970-810-2583 to confirm dates and cancellations.
North Colorado Medical Center - Tumor Board
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
North Colorado Medical Center
Target Audience: Surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, pathologists, and allied health professionals involved in cancer care
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
Sessions are held Tuesdays and Fridays/monthly from 12:30-1:30 pm. Please contact Caroline McHugh 970-820-6082 Caroline.Mchugh@bannerhealth.com to confirm exact dates.
North Colorado Medical Center Grand Rounds
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
 
North Colorado Medical Center
Course Director: Steve Loecke, MD, CMO
Target Audience:
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00; Attendance - 1.00
For information contact Chris Kerrigan, 970-820-4041
Opioid Issues in Youth Pain Management for Orthopedic Injuries
 
January 1, 2019 - January 1, 2020
 
Target Audience: Arizona DEA prescribers.
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
This online program offers 1 Free CME Credit to help Arizona DEA prescribers incorporate into practice the 2014 Arizona Opioid Prescribing Guidelines. Click here for additional information and a link to registration for the course.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Course
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Various - Various locations
Target Audience: Intensivists, Internists, Pulmonologists, Hospitalists, Cardiologists, Pediatricians, Physicians, RN's, RT's, Others
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 12.25; Attendance - 12.25
Initial course also available - 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

For information on courses contact Nancy Smith, 602-839-4763 or nancy.smith@bannerhealth.com
Safe and Effective Opioid Prescribing while Managing Acute and Chronic Pain
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
 
Target Audience: Arizona DEA prescribers.
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
This online program offers 1 Free CME Credit to help Arizona DEA prescribers incorporate into practice the 2014 Arizona Opioid Prescribing Guidelines. Click here for additional information and a link to registration for the course.
Sterling Regional Medical Center - Tumor Boards
 
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Sterling Regional Med Ctr
Target Audience: Medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, general surgeons radiologist, oncology nurses
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 1.00
Sessions are held monthly. Please contact Debbie Patterson, 970-521-3101 to confirm dates.
BMDACC Regional Cancer Conference - 'Shaping the Future of Cancer Care'
 
September 13, 2019
 
Embassy Suites Loveland
Target Audience: All interested healthcare providers
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 0.00; Attendance - 0.00
Location: Loveland, Colorado -- Watch for More Information and Registration Instructions Coming Soon!
3rd Annual Multiple Sclerosis Symposium
 
October 5, 2019
 
University of Arizona
Course Director: Barry Hendin, MD
Target Audience: Physicians and other Healthcare professionals
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 6.50; Attendance - 6.50
Location: U of Az - Phoenix -- WATCH For More Information - COMING SOON! Questions - Katie MacTaggart 602-839-2138
Annual Emergency & Trauma Conference
 
October 11, 2019
 
North Colorado Medical Center
Target Audience:
Credits Offered:
More information on education credit and registration will be posted soon. Questions - Char Swain 970-810-6542
Critical Care in Obstetrics - PENDING DATA ENTRY
 
November 21, 2019 - November 23, 2019
 
Banner Mesa SimCtr @ BCCM
Course Director: Mike Foley, MD
Target Audience: Obstetricians, Family Practice physicians and obstetric healthcare providers
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 19.25; Attendance - 19.25
For more information: contact Sarah Selby sarah.selby@bannerhealth.com 602-839-3832
Orthopaedic & Spine Institute: 2019 Annual Orthopaedic & Spine Symposium
 
November 2, 2019
 
University of Arizona - Phoenix
Target Audience:
Credits Offered:
Information on education credit and registration will be posted soon. Questions - Katie MacTaggart 602-839-2138