March 29 - 31, 2019
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Airway Management Education Center
An advanced course for hospitalists who are responsible for emergency airway management of acute inpatients. Taught by a world-class faculty the course focuses exclusively on airway challenges posed by critically ill inpatients. Emphasizes airway assessment and decision-making to build in each attendee the capacity to manage all airway situations encountered - and to do so with great confidence.
Objectives: Upon completion, participants will be able to:
- Have a clear conceptual framework of Airway Management in critical care practice.
- Have a rapid and systematic approach for the management of the difficult and failed airway
- Be familiar with the devices and techniques needed to manage the difficult and failed airway; and when and how to use them.
- Be able to perform a cricothyrotomy
- Be able to assess and manage a difficult airway extubation.
CME Credits and Accrediting Body: 21.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
April 11-13, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Description: Review the current best practices to treat and prevent strokes.
Objectives: At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- provide guidance to a hospitalist to manage stroke patients
- discuss the roles of intravenous and intra-arterial therapies in acute stroke
- review current trends for managing stroke
- identify stroke patients who benefit from neurosurgical interventions
- review how to triage a patient with acute stroke
- optimize treatment for patients with intracranial atherosclerosis
- learn to optimize secondary stroke prevention with medications and lifestyle changes
Sponsor: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Credit: The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education for physicians The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim the credit Commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This Live activity, Comprehensive Stroke Update 2019, with a beginning date of 04/11/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12.50 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.
Advanced Practice Nursing Credit
The continuing education hours approved by the AAFP and AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ may meet the requirement of formally approved continuing education hours. Confirm with your certifying agency.
Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component and posttest, enables the participant to earn MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program. Participants will earn MOC points up to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to the ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
CEUs for Nursing Credit
This activity includes 12.25 hours of instruction. This activity is approved by Augusta University Division of Professional and Community Education for 1.23 Continuing Education Units (CEU). One Continuing Education Unit (CEU) equals ten contact hours of participation in organized continuing education classes and/or training conducted by a qualified instructor. A contact hour is equivalent to one 60 minute interaction between an instructor and a participant. These credit may meet the requirements for CE, but the participant will need to confirm with their certifying agency.
April 27 - April 28, 2019
Attend the first of the Patient-Centered Post Acute Care (PAC) Conferences, a novel set of three conferences with the mission of improving care for older adults in PAC. This national conference is designed to bring together academic, industry, and policy stakeholders to promote collaboration within and across disciplines, develop a patient-centered policy and research agenda in PAC, and serve as a hub for the identification and promotion of novel initiatives. Our audience includes researchers, policy makers, industry leaders, PAC clinicians, and YOU!