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2019
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

Promoting 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

Optimizing 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. EDTMedical 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.
Live, Accredited Webcast
June 12, 2019; 1–2 p.m. EDTGlobal 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.
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, 2019Advances in Solid Organ Transplant and the Treatment of Chronic Liver Disease
Co-provided Conference with UPMC Transplantation Services and Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

During this two-day conference UPMC clinical experts will discuss innovations in solid organ transplantation. Clinical experts will also provide an exploration of advanced technologies and solutions to current challenges in the management of chronic liver disease in pediatric and adult populations.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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
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
 

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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.

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.

Industry representatives interested in attending and or supporting these educational activities, please contact Heidi Leenay at heidi.leenay@optumhealtheducation.com.