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2020

March 23–24Essentials of Oncology, Solid Organ and Blood/Marrow Transplant Management for the Health Care Team
Whether you are new to the transplant or oncology fields or if you have been managing patients for decades, this is the conference that is worth your time, attention and CE dollars (although, not many of them, as this is one of the most economical conferences in the industry). The agenda is painstakingly crafted to address critical and current issues, from a clinical and financial perspective, that you can apply to the management of your patients and/or their benefits. You WILL walk away energized, informed and armed with the information you need to excel in your role.
Scottsdale, Arizona
April 28; 1–2 pm EDTPharmacogenomics: Providing Personalized Medicine
Pharmacogenomics is an important part of precision medicine; it is the study of how genetic makeup can affect a person's response to a drug. Health care professionals (HCPs) can use pharmacogenomic information to help decide the most appropriate treatment for each individual. This activity will provide an overview on the clinical indications for using pharmacogenomics and explore resources for interpreting pharmacogenomics. The basic science of liver enzymes and their genetic variation will also be discussed.
Live, Accredited Webcast
May 12–1414th Annual Medical Director/Physician Leadership Forum
If you are a Medical Director, Physician Executive/Leader, Pharmacist in a Leadership Role, Psychologist, Nurse/Nurse Practitioner Executive, or Clinical Executive/Leader working in the managed health care industry, then this Forum is for you. Clinical experts will share their insights into topics that are critical to the management of large patient populations. The Forum will, once again, focus on innovations and evidence-based research related to optimizing patient care, outcomes and benefit management.
Las Vegas, Nevada
June 9; 1–2 pm EDTDirect-to-Consumer Genetic Testing: Providing Personalized Medicine
Genetic testing, marketed directly to customers, has become more and more prevalent and is expanding the number of people who are obtaining information about their DNA (or genome). Consumers send in a DNA sample and receive their results directly; in most cases, bypassing a health care professional (HCP). Consumers may receive confusing or unexpected results and may be in need of competent guidance from a knowledgeable HCP. This activity will provide an overview on direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing, the role of HCPs in helping consumers make educated decisions about using these services and the future of DTC genetic testing.
Live, Accredited Webcast
July 14–15The Tenth: Extraordinary Innovations and Emerging Trends in Transplantation and Oncology from Nebraska Medicine
Omaha, Nebraska
Oct. 19–2129th Annual National Conference
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 

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Nov. 6, 2019

Preventing Falls in Older Adults: Risk Factors and Interventions
This webcast will identify risk factors that contribute to falls in the older adult as well as for individuals in skilled nursing facilities, and provide interventions to reduce the risk of falls. The importance of a multidisciplinary approach in fall management will also be explored.
Earn 1.00 credits.

Oct. 23, 2019

Understanding the Relationship between Loneliness and Health Outcomes in Older Adults
This activity will discuss the relationship between loneliness and poor psychological adjustment, social isolation, depression, decreased mobility and cognitive decline.
Earn 1.00 credits.

Sept. 19, 2019

Social Determinants of Health
This discussion will address the impact of social determinants of health for improving overall health, and also for reducing health disparities that are often rooted in social and economic disadvantages.
Earn 1.00 credits.

Sept. 10, 2019

Adolescent Depression: Diagnosis, Management and Suicide Risk
This discussion will address the impact of social determinants of health for improving overall health, and also for reducing health disparities that are often rooted in social and economic disadvantages.
Earn 1.00 credits.

July 19, 2019

Promoting Health Literacy in Older Adults
This activity will discuss age-related changes that could contribute to the decrease in health literacy, and strategies to promote health literacy in older adults. The importance of health literacy screening in the clinical care settings will also be addressed.
Earn 1.00 credits.

June 12, 2019

Global Is Local! How Does Global Health Impact Us?
This panel discussion will focus on how the global burden of disease and human mobility are affecting U.S. health care professionals (HCPs) and institutions, the current shift of thinking to “Global Is Local” and how improving global health can improve health in the U.S.
Earn 1.00 credits.

June 4, 2019

Medical Home Care for the Child with Medical Complexity: Care Coordination and Shared Decision Making
This activity will define coordination (CC) and discuss the impact of effective CC and shared decision-making for optimizing care of children with medical complexity (CMC) in a medical home. The fundamentals, infrastructure, tools, leadership and outcomes of CC in the medical home for CMC will be presented.
Earn 1.00 credits.

May 7, 2019

Optimizing Care in the Seriously Ill: The National Guidelines in Palliative Care
This activity will discuss the recent updates to these guidelines, as well as the importance of an interdisciplinary team approach to provide optimal care for individuals receiving palliative care.
Earn 1.00 credits.

May 1, 2019

Promoting Hearing Health in Older Adults
This activity will discuss issues surrounding hearing health care for older adults and highlight the consequences of hearing loss for long-term health and quality of life.
Earn 1.00 credits.

Feb. 13, 2019

Finding Your Joy in Practice Again
This activity will help HCPs and leaders learn the signs to look for that may be contributing to a decrease in professional joy; how to communicate about feelings of emotional exhaustion, decreased empathy, and a lack of professional accomplishment and work fulfillment; and how to develop organizational and individual strategies to find joy in practice once again.
Earn 1.00 credits.

Mar. 6, 2019

Adverse Childhood Experiences Part II: ACE Screening in Pediatrics
This activity, part II in a series, will discuss the importance of and rationale behind ACE screening along with the available tools and resources to enable HCPs to utilize appropriate referral, treatment and intervention services for individuals.
Earn 1.00 credits.

Feb. 5, 2019

Adverse Childhood Experiences Part I: An Introduction
This activity, part I in a series, will provide health care professionals (HCPs) with an understanding of the science of ACEs and toxic stress. The importance of and rationale behind ACE screening will be reviewed along with opportunities to expand screening in the pediatric setting.
Earn 1.00 credits.