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2019
Feb. 5, 2019;
1–2 p.m. EST

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.
Live, Accredited Webcast

Feb. 13, 2019;
1–2 p.m. EST

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.
Live, Accredited Webcast

Mar. 6, 2019;
1–2 p.m. EST

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.
Live, Accredited Webcast

Mar. 12, 2019;
1–2 p.m. EDT

Live-Donor Liver Transplantation: A Life-Saving Option for End-Stage Liver Disease
During this activity, Dr. Abhinav Humar will provide an overview of the current status of live-donor liver transplantation (LDLT), its advantages and disadvantages, and the importance of an interdisciplinary team approach to management of donors and recipients.
Live, Accredited Webcast

April 11–12, 2019Essentials of Oncology, Solid Organ and Blood/Marrow Transplant Management for the Health Care Team
Whether you are new to transplantation and oncology or have managed transplant or cancer patients for years, this accredited educational activity is designed to provide you with new insights for care and management of these patient populations. Learn about best practices and the keys to optimal patient/benefit management and compliance while discovering advances, trends and updates in these fields.
Scottsdale, Arizona
May 1, 2019; 12–1 p.m. EDTPromoting Hearing Health in Older Adults
Hearing deficits are highly prevalent among older adults and are associated with declines in cognitive, physical and mental health. However, hearing loss in the geriatric population often goes untreated and generally receives little clinical emphasis in primary care practice. 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.
Live, Accredited Webcast
May 7, 2019; 1–2 p.m. EDTOptimizing Care in the Seriously Ill: The National Guidelines in Palliative Care
The National Consensus Project Guidelines for Palliative Care were developed to provide a comprehensive foundation for gold-standard palliative care for all people living with serious illness, regardless of their diagnosis, prognosis, age or setting. 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.
Live, Accredited Webcast
May 14–16, 201913th Annual Medical Director/Physician Leadership Forum
Developed to provide cutting-edge clinical updates to interprofessional health care teams responsible for managing large patient populations, this accredited medical education event has something for everyone from managed health care medical directors to clinical executives working within the managed care framework.
Austin, Texas
June 4, 2019; 1–2 p.m. EDTCare Coordination for Children with Medical Complexity
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.
Live, Accredited Webcast
July 19, 2019; 1–2 p.m. EDTPromoting 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.
Live, Accredited Webcast
July 24–25, 2019Remarkable Strength: Bringing Transplant to Life
Co-provided Conference with UW Health Transplant Program

For more than 50 years, the UW Health Transplant Program has been at the forefront of transplantation. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from UW Health Transplant Program experts and the patients who have experienced their remarkable insights into patient care. This two-day conference will also highlight emerging trends in solid-organ and blood/marrow transplantation, as well as the contributions this team of experts has provided to the field of transplantation.
Madison, Wisconsin
Sept. 12–13, 2019Co-provided Conference with University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
During this two-day conference UPMC clinical experts will discuss stem cell and solid organ transplantation in pediatric and adult populations.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Oct. 23, 2019; 1–2 p.m. EDTUnderstanding 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.
Live, Accredited Webcast
Oct. 14–16, 201928th Annual National Conference
The “Annual National Conference” is designed for health care professionals who are interested in learning best practices for optimal patient/benefit management in the areas of: organ and blood/marrow transplantation; health and wellness; comorbid diseases; complex-medical-condition support; case management; and utilization management.
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 

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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.

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.

Oct. 10, 2018What Is Trauma-Informed Care and Why Is it Critical in Health Care Today?
This panel discussion will identify ways in which HCPs can incorporate the principles of trauma-informed care into their practice. The ACE study and the connection between adverse childhood experiences and trauma will be reviewed. Methods in which HCPs can interact with individuals while expressing understanding and empathy in trauma-informed ways to promote healing and reduce the risk of retraumatization will also be discussed.
Oct. 2, 2018Autism Spectrum Disorder Part V: Dual Diagnosis of Down Syndrome and ASD
This activity has been developed to provide an overview of ASD and DS with the goal of developing an understanding of the disorders and promoting optimal outcomes and compassionate care for these individuals and their families.
Sept. 11, 2018Autism Spectrum Disorder Part IV: Treatment Strategies
This activity will discuss the role and principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA) services, telehealth and evidence-based treatments for ASD.
Aug. 7, 2018Autism Spectrum Disorder Part III: Genetics and Autism
This activity will discuss how genetic and environmental factors contribute to ASD and what researchers have discovered regarding the genetic variation of ASD, along with other key findings in the genetic research in ASD.
June 5, 2018Autism Spectrum Disorder Part II: Medical Home Care for Children with ASD and Other Developmental Disabilities
This activity will discuss medical home care for children with ASD, autism-sensitive care, and counseling strategies and resources available for families and caregivers.
May 24, 2018Management of Comorbid Behavioral and Physical Illness Near the End of Life
This activity will discuss the comorbidities associated with mental and physical illness, strategies and practice models for optimal management of these comorbidities and address end-of-life support for older adults with behavioral and physical illness.
May 1, 2018Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Part I: Overview, Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
This educational series has been developed to provide a comprehensive overview of ASD with the goal of developing an understanding of the disorder and promoting optimal outcomes and compassionate care for these individuals and their families. This live webcast will provide an overview of ASD including screening and when to refer to a specialist.
April 24, 2018Health Care Ethics and Safety: A Quality Case for Consumer Engagement
This live webcast will focus on the importance and impact of compassionate, collaborative, person-centered care and will help to identify challenges—as well as potential solutions—to recognizing the value of compassion, care and dignity on both quality and cost of care.
Industry representatives interested in attending and or supporting these educational activities, please contact Heidi Leenay at heidi.leenay@optumhealtheducation.com.