Educational & Training Events

LOCAL

  • Cannabis Forum - Aug. 8, 2019, 7 - 9 am | Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment, 101 W. 9th Street, Pueblo, 81003, 3rd floor Conference Room. Target Audience: Providers and medical personnel, teachers, legislators, and business owners in Pueblo. We invite local providers and medical personnel, teachers, legislators, and business owners to attend this important event where Dr. Karen Randall will speak to the “Myths and Realities of Cannabis;” Dr. Brad Roberts “Legalized Cannabis in Colorado Emergency Departments;” and Dr. Libby Stuyt on "Problems with our High Potency THC from the Perspective of an Addiction Psychiatrist." Question and answer session included. CME offered. Continental breakfast provided. Click here to register for this important event!
     
  • 3rd Annual Symposium: Primary Care Update 2019 - October 12, 2019, 8am to 1pm | Parkview West Annex Rosemount Room, 1518 N. Elizabeth, Pueblo, CO 81003Target Audience: TBD. Pueblo County Medical Society seeks to update physicians on the latest topics of general interest important to the primary care physician. Registration is coming soon or email us at [email protected]  with any questions or to reserve a spot for this free educational event! 

OTHER

  • Free CME self-study guide: "Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Safety". The National AHEC Organization presents a free CME self-study guide to help physicians and other providers learn more about HPV vaccination safety. Take the course now to earn up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ hour for physicians, 1 ANCC contact hour for nurses or 1 ACPE contact hour for pharmacists. The speaker is Julianne Gee, MPH, of the Immunization Safety Office of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. After completion, participants will have a better understanding of the background of HPV vaccine, vaccine safety systems and findings, cite effective communication messages on HPV vaccine safety, provide care and counsel for patients and families. The educational program is jointly provided by Postgraduate institute for Medicine and the National AHEC Organization. Funding for this self-study guide was made possible by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention Grant No. NH23IP000960 to the National AHEC Organization. The views expressed in this written document do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

  • Controversies in Medicine and Policy Symposium: The State of Evidence for Cannabinoids - Scientific and Regulatory Issues - October 4, 2019, 7am to 6pm, Hilton Denver Inverness, 200 Inverness Dr W., Englewood, CO 80112. Target Audience: This educational activity is designed to meet the needs of primary care practitioners inclusive of: physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists who have interest in the emerging field of cannabis.This symposium is designed to be an exchange of ideas between participants and the expert faculty and will provide lectures on scientific and regulatory issues, including recent research, policy, diagnostics, and therapeutic advances. Participants will learn about medicinal cannabis and evidence-based policies to consider implementing in their daily practice and be informed about the possibilities for continuing medical education. Participants will also learn about clinical trial designs, how to become successful investigators of co-operative research groups, and how to be better informed about patient support systems. Regardless of your role in the medical community, this symposium is for you! Plan to attend this informative Symposium in person or also available LIVE online (remote participation). 7.5 CME/CE Credits and 2 COPIC Points! Click here for complete details and to register.
     
  • State of the Science: Explore the Convergence of Traditional and Medication-Assisted Treatments - October 24–26, 2019, Denver. The National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) is returning to Denver with its NCAD West conference. Join addiction, mental, and behavioral health experts for a balanced, professional, and respectful dialogue on different treatment modalities. This is the place to listen and be challenged. The time to discuss is now. Click here for more details and to register. Earn both CMEs and CEs—up to 20.25 credits, including 3 ethics credits
     
  • 2020 National Nurse Practitioner Symposium - July 9-12, 2020, pre-symposium day July 8. Click here for more details. 


 


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