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1st Annual Southeastern IPE Conference
June 11, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: discuss the four interprofessional collaborative practice competency domains; relate ways in which these interprofessional collaborative practice competencies are presently being utilized in the management of patients with MCC; identify roles that each health profession plays in providing safe, high-quality care to patients with MCC; examine the importance of the recommendations from the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) in transforming health professions education in the US; and design strategies for utilizing interprofessional collaborative practice competencies in education.
Music Road Hotel & Convention Center
Pigeon Forge, TN
Target Audience: Phys (FM & IM), APN's, NP's, PA's, Pharmacists, Nurses, Medical/Nursing Students, Public Health Majors
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 7.50; Attendance Credit - 7.50
Fundamentals of Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia Course
June 12, 2015 - June 14, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Relate the relative physics and principles of sound to the practice of regional anesthesia; Discuss procedures and skills that can be used to improve the practitioner's scanning technique, Demonstrate procedures and skills that will improve the anesthetist's scanning technique; Review anatomy, indications, procedures, and potential complications when performing basic upper extremity blocks, Demonstrate ability to identify proper anatomical landmarks used to perform the different upper extremity blocks; Review relevant anatomy, indications, procedures, and complications related to lower extremity blocks; Demonstrate ability to identify proper anatomical landmarks when performing lower extremity blocks; Review relevant anatomy, indications, procedures, and potential complications when performing TAP and airway blocks; Demonstrate ability to properly identify anatomical landmarks used to perform TAP and airway blocks; Validate an increase in knowledge compared to pretest.
Stanton Gerber Hall - Small Auditorium
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Phys(EM), Anesthesia Providers, Nurse Anesthetists
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 20.00; Attendance Credit - 20.00
29th Annual Alzheimer's Disease Research Symposium
June 18, 2015 - June 19, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: improve recognition and diagnosis of pre-clinical MCI and various types of dementias; identify advances in technology, including imaging and biomarkers to improve diagnosis and monitor disease progression in Alzheimer's disease; compare the pathophysiology of aging, Alzheimer's disease, delirium, depression, and other geriatric syndromes; identify potential targets for treatment of Alzheimer's; discuss recommendations for the decreasing risk of developing dementia; explain therapeutic breakthroughs in neurodegenerative disease; identify emerging strategies likely to drive future advances in Alzheimer's; provide improved and appropriate levels of care for patients with late stage dementia; define and describe appropriate action related to legal issues experienced by dementia patients and families; cite the currently emerging research evidence in the diagnosis and treatment of dementia; and define steps in the differential diagnosis in Alzheimer's type dementia including current strategies of management.
Maryville College - Clayton Center
Maryville, TN
Target Audience: FM & IM Phys, Neurologists, Psychiatrists, APN's, PA's, Psychologists, Nurses, Med/Nursing Students, Nursing Home Adm, Social Workers
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 15.00; Attendance Credit - 15.00
31st Annual ETSU SW VA Pediatrics Conference
August 1, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Utilize current guidelines to make informed diagnostic and therapeutic decisions based on patient information, current scientific evidence, and clinical judgment; Implement measures needed to enhance or maintain health and function and prevent disease and injury and reduce pediatric health care disparities where possible; and Consult with families regarding the development of a medical home model of care.
SW VA Higher Education Center
Abingdon, VA
Target Audience: Phys(FM, OB/GYN, EM), Peds, Psychs, APN, PA, Pharm, RN, LPN, Med/Nurs Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 8.00; Attendance Credit - 8.00
MSHA 7th Annual Rural Trauma Symposium
August 27, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Define the role of the rural Level 1 Trauma Center in the resuscitative, diagnostic, surgical, critical care and acute care required for the severely ill and injured patient; Recognize the multispecialty care required in a global trauma system to optimize patient safety and outcomes; Discuss the training, skills, and system of care required to treat the trauma population across the continuum, including pre-hospital through rehabilitation; Recognize the physical, mental and emotional effects on both the patient and family of the severely ill and injured patient; and Discuss the characteristics and challenges faced by a rural region providing best practices in trauma care.
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Phys(FM IM, EM, Peds) Psych, Surg(Neuro, Maxillo, Trauma), Ortho, APN, PA, Pharm, RN, LPN, Med/Nurs Students, Pre-Hospital
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 8.00; Attendance Credit - 8.00
Ann Mortell Memorial Lecture
September 1, 2015
Objective: Identify methods/recommendations for proper patient care, diagnosis and treatment; Review principles of care and integrate with diagnosis and treatment; Recognize pathological conditions relevant to pediatric disease; and Discuss strategies for managing post diagnosis and when to refer.
TBA
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Ob, Ped), APNs, PAs, Pharms, RNs, LPNs
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 1.00; Attendance Credit - 1.00
ER/LA Opioid REMS: Achieving Safe Use While Improving Patient Care
September 12, 2015
Hylton Education Center Conference Rooms ABEF
Woodbridge, VA
Target Audience: Phys(IM, FM, OB/GYN, EM), Surg, Peds, Psychs, APN, PA, Pharm, RN, LPN
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 3.00; Attendance Credit - 3.00
Asthma and Allergy 2015
September 18, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Describe optimal primary care triage for appropriate and timely referral to an asthma allergy specialist; Apply the newest standard of care guidelines; and Discuss the newest technologies and biologic therapies available with patients.
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Phys(FM, IM, OB, EM), Peds, APNs, PAs, Pharms, RN, LPN, BSN, Med/Nursing Students
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 7.50; Attendance Credit - 7.50
Psychiatry in the Mountains
October 9, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Identify and analyze opportunities and obstacles associated with various models of integrated care; Communicate more effectively with patients and professionals from other disciplines; and Collaboratively evaluate and manage substance abuse in pregnancy, cardiovascular/behavioral health problems, psychiatric aspects of HIV/AIDs, and other problems.
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, Ob, Ped, Psych, EM), APNs, PAs, Pharms, Psychs, RNs, LPNs, MSW, LCSW, Other Mental Health Professionals
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 7.00; Attendance Credit - 7.00
Healthy Kingsport 6th Annual Regional Healthcare Symposium
October 16, 2015 - October 17, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: discuss current guidelines for proper prescribing of controlled substances; diagnose and treat common conditions seen by primary care providers, including TBI, inflammatory arthritis and shoulder pain; and discuss end-of-life issues, and determine when referral to hospice is appropriate.
MeadowView Conference Center
Target Audience: Phys (FM, IM, OB/GYN, Peds, Psych), APN's, Pharm, Psych, Nurses, Med/Nursing Students, PT
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 15.00; Attendance Credit - 15.00
Controversies in Pain Management
November 13, 2015
Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be able to: Clarify common misconceptions and misunderstandings in prescribing buprenorphine/methadone for chronic pain; Discuss patient safety concerns regarding co-administration of benzodiazepines and opioids; Discuss maximum dosage limits for opioids, methadone, and naloxone when used for chronic pain; Utilize and interpret urine drug tests; and recognize the importance of pharmacogenetics, pharmacology and pharmacokinetics in prescribing for chronic pain.
Johnson City, TN
Target Audience: Phys(Fam, Int, OB, EM), Surgeons, Psych, APNs, PAs, Pharms, RNs, LPNs, Med/Nursing Students, PTs
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 8.00; Attendance Credit - 8.00