CME of Interest
As hospital medicine is a broad and diverse topic, continuing medical education (CME) and training opportunities continue to expand for hospitalists. SHM compiles an ongoing list of recommended, hospital medicine-specific programs that we find to be of value to our members. The CME opportunities listed below are sponsored by other organizations.
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The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care
Date of Activity: September 23-25, 2022
Sponsor: SCP Health
Description: The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care focuses exclusively on the airway challenges posed by critically ill inpatients. Led by Dr. Jarrod Mosier, this advanced course features a dynamic and interactive learning environment emphasizing airway assessment and decision-making. Our faculty of airway experts leads didactic instruction and hands-on practice in crucial airway techniques (including video laryngoscopy, awake intubation, flexible bronchoscopy, and surgical cricothyrotomy) to build the capacity to manage all airway situations - and to do so with great confidence.
CME Credits and Accrediting Body: 21.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Adult Critical Care Procedure Course
Date of Activity: August 6, 2022
Sponsor: Michael Roberts
Description: This is a critical care procedures course to learn the essential techniques for intubations, central lines (including cordis and dialysis catheters), arterial lines, and chest tubes on adult patients.
Objectives: As a result of participating in this activity, the participants should be able to:
- Perform basic techniques and positioning with direct laryngoscopy including the use of adjunct materialsPerform basic techniques and positioning with direct laryngoscopy including the use of adjunct materials.
- Identify a potentially difficult intubation.
- Perform direct laryngoscopy and confirming the placement of an endotracheal tube.
- Identify the risks, benefits, indications, and contraindications for central venous and arterial catheterization.
- Perform a central line and arterial line insertion under ultrasound guidance.
- Explain the indications and steps involved with the use of dialysis catheters and large sheath introducers.
- Identify a pneumothorax on imaging and perform a percutaneous chest tube.
- Discuss how to troubleshoot the chest tube system.
CME Credits and Accrediting Body: 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits, 5.00 AAPA Credits
6th Annual National Hospitalist Conference - Austin, TX
Date of Activity: September 22-25, 2022
From Time: 8:00 am
To Time: 12:30 pm
Sponsor: Continuing Education Company, Inc.
Description: The 6th Annual National Hospitalist Conference on September 22-25, 2022 at the Hilton Austin in Austin, TX is designed to provide attendees with the information and skills to improve the care of hospitalized patients. This conference has been accredited for up to 16 CME credits. The conference's focus is on the practical management of problems commonly encountered in hospital medicine. An emphasis will be placed on recent advances, up-to-date practices, and guidelines for inpatient care. This 4-day CME conference will provide attendees with AAFP Prescribed credits, AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, and ABIM MOC points. This year's conference will be held in morning-only sessions allowing you to have your afternoons free to reflect on your learning and re-energize in the capital city of Texas. This conference is designed for a target audience of internal medicine and family medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other related healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of hospitalized patients.
Objectives: At the completion of this activity, participants should be better prepared to: - Provide an accurate diagnostic assessment for a broad range of disorders commonly seen in the inpatient setting. - Utilize current guidelines in the management of commonly encountered therapeutic issues presented by the hospitalized patient. - Formulate comprehensive evidence-based interventions and treatment strategies that will lead to the reduction of modifiable risk factors and improved outcomes.
CME Credits and Accrediting Body: 16 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM and 16 Prescribed Credits (AAFP)
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