Continuing Medical Education Conferences in Jamaica
Nov 04 - 09, 2018 | CME 20.00 | Free | Emergency Medicine
Port Maria, Saint Mary
Topics in Emergency Medicine is organized by Northwest Seminars and will be held from Nov 04 - 09, 2018 at Casa Maria Hotel, Port Maria, Saint Mary, Jamaica. The target audience for this medical event is physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, paramedics, pre-hospital emergency medicine care providers and all other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the specialty or are impacted by it. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Program Purpose : The practitioner of emergency medicine must possess evidence-based scientific background for competent clinical practice; maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the specialty and all additional related disciplines; maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures; manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in providing consistent care in all settings in which emergency care is provided; serve as an expert in matters involving quality, safe and equitable health care delivery and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon professional expertise. Presentations are designed to facilitate the acquisition of cognitive and technical skills as defined through evidenced based data translated to best practice standards by the pertinent governmental and professional organizations including the American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Surgeons and the Emergency Nurses Association and abilities in one or more of the disciplines vital to the practicing professional. Objectives : • Apply the pertinent physical and behavioral sciences as they impact and are affected by the planning, delivery, and monitoring of services inherent in the professions • Explain the selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, contraindications and precautions of drugs based on their chemical and pharmacologic properties • Outline comprehensive patient management plans for the special patient population discussed • Apply the principles of safety and asepsis in the performance of all aspects of patient care regardless of the clinical environment in which the practice resides • Incorporate the published tenets of pertinent, recognized external organizations, institutions, and professional groups defining medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, and health care management standards.
Nov 11 - 16, 2018 | CME 20.00 | Free | Anesthesiology
Port Maria, Saint Mary
Reviews for Anesthesia Professionals is organized by Northwest Anesthesia Seminars (NWAS) and will be held from Nov 11- 16, 2018 at Casa Maria Hotel, Port Maria, Saint Mary, Jamaica. The target audience for this medical event is designed for physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of the specialty or are impacted by it. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description: Presentations are designed to facilitate the physician, nurse specialist, and other providers maintaining skills of the same kind to review and update knowledge and abilities in one or more of these areas vital to the practicing professional: • Possess the scientific background for clinical practice • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty, but also of all additional related disciplines which may impact it • Maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures necessary for the provision of quality patient care • Manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in the clinical setting, the clinical and educational institutions, and the community in which the practice resides • Serve as an expert in matters involving health care delivery; serve as an informed manager of clinical and educational services provided, including the acquisition and distribution of resources necessary in meeting professional goals • Provide assistance with and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon the professional expertise of the practitioner Conference Objectives: • Apply the pertinent physical and behavioral sciences - to include but not be limited to advanced anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, chemistry, physics, psychology, and social sciences - as they impact and are affected by the planning, delivery, and monitoring of anesthesia and related services inherent in the anesthesia professions. • Explain the selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, and contraindications and precautions of presented pharmacological agents through the understanding of their physico-chemical properties, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, updated uses, and more recently developed additional, related, and similar drugs. • Outline comprehensive management plans for the group of patients discussed, whether related in age, physical status, cultural background, invasive procedure, anesthetic or analgesic requirements, clinical setting, adverse reactions, and/or goals of care. • Apply the principles of safety and asepsis in the performance of anesthetic procedures and administrations, equipment use, and other applications encountered during the provision of anesthesia and analgesia whether in the surgical unit, the labor and delivery suite, the pain management clinic, or other more remote location of anesthetizing services. • Incorporate the appropriate recommendations and/or requirements of pertinent external organizations, institutions, and professional groups - recognized as serving as the authority for and/or holding the responsibility to compile and approve such tenets - in the provision of anesthesia and related services, whether medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, or health care management standards. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Kingston, St. Andrew
Conversations with the Masters of Cardiology - Cardiovascular Care & Technology in Low Resource Environments is organized by Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) and Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) and will be held from Jan 18 - 20, 2019 at The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, Kingston, St. Andrew, Jamaica. Description: HIC and ABC are continuing to work together on shared initiatives that promote the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. This conference is one such initiative which will attract 150-200 speakers and attendees comprising of various healthcare professionals (doctors, nurses, technicians, medical students etc.), many of whom will be representing prestigious international institutions, including The University of Pennsylvania, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute, John Hopkins University, Harvard Medical School, to name a few. Confirmed Speakers: Walter Clair, MD, Executive Medical Director, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular institute, Associate Professor of Medicine Javed Butler, MBBS, Chairman of the Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Professor, Department of Medicine Mark Edward Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, William Osler Professor of Medicine Ola Akinboboye MD,Chairman Cardiovascular Diseases Section American, Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. NY., International Governor, American College of Cardiology for Sub-Sahara Africa Victor A. Ferrari, MD, Chair, Cardiac Imaging Section American College of Cardiology, Director, Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, Penn Cardiovascular Institute, Professor of Medicine in Radiology, Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Michael S. Parmacek, M.D., Chair, Department of Medicine ,University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Frank Wister Thomas Professor of Medicine, Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine Elizabeth Ofili, MD, MHP, Director and Senior Associate Dean, Morehouse School of Medicine, Professor of Medicine, Clinical Research Center and Clinical and Translation Research Thomas P. Cappola, MD, ScM, Chief, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Herbert C. Rorer Professor of Medical Sciences Keith C. Ferdinand, MD FACC ,FAHA, Professor of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, Professor of Medicine, Tulane Heart and Vascular Institute David G. Harrison, M.D, Chief, Medical Director, Best Doctors of America Karol Watson, MD, PhD,John Mazziotta, M.D., Ph.D. Term Chair in Medicine. David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA,Professor of Medicine/Cardiology,Co-director, UCLA Program in Preventive Cardiology, Director, UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program Glen N. Gaulton, Ph.D., Vice Dean and Director of the Center for Global Health, the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Professor Of Pathology And Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 30 - Apr 01, 2019 | CME 12.00 | USD $850 | Internal Medicine and General Medicine
Montego Bay, Saint James
Internal Medicine Update is organized by MCE Conferences and will be held from Mar 30 - Apr 01, 2019 at Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa, Montego Bay, Saint James, Jamaica. The target audience for this medical event is all Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about Internal Medicine issues. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description : This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered internal medicine medical issues while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Internal Medicine Update, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes. Conference Topics and Objectives : • How Not to Harm Your Elderly Patients • Medical Myths • Hard to Treat Headaches • Drug Interactions and Side Effects • Practical Pearls in Primary Care • Dermatology in Primary Care • Diagnosis of Primary Headache Syndromes • Treatment of Migraine and Primary Headache Syndromes • Hypertension Update • Depression in Primary Care Practice • Diagnostic Dilemmas in Primary Care • New Drugs for Primary Care Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.