Educational & Training Events

LOCAL

  • Parkview Medical Center - 2020 Symposiums
    Save the date for the following sumposiums presented by Parkview Medical Center: April 18 - Pain Management; July 18 - Surgical Services and Trauma; Oct. 24 - Neurosciences. The 2020 Parkview Medical Group All-Provider Meetings will be held May 13 and Nov. 11. The 2020 Parkview General Medical Staff meetings will be held April 21 and Sept. 15.

  • CANCELED: Judy Sikes, PhD Scholarly Activity Symposium - April 15, 2020
    Contact Jodi Lopez at 719-595-7581 or [email protected] with any questions or concerns. 

  • Mental Health America of Pueblo Robert Hawkins Tribute & Award Ceremony - May 15, 2020
    The 19th Annual Robert Hawkins Tribute & Award Ceremony presented by Mental Health America of Pueblo will be held May 15, 2020, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m., at the Pueblo Community College Fortino Ballroom. This year's honorees are Dr. Robert Tonsing, Teah Miller and Dominique Mundt. Purchase tickets here.

  • Sangre de Cristo Hospice and Palliative Care Gala - June 13, 2020
    Plan to join Sangre de Cristo Hospice and Palliative Care for a Gala celebrating 35 years serving the community. It will be held June 13, 2020 at Occhiato Ballroom. Attire is business forma; black-tie optional. More information to come.

OTHER

  • Weekly statewide physician town halls on COVID-19 - Wednesdays, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
    Hosted by the Colorado Medical Society and other partners in the Colorado House of Medicine. More information here.

  • AACME: Novel coronavirus education resources
    The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education has created a Novel Coronavirus Education Resources webpage that includes a list of accredited continuing education activities and additional resources that can help the provider and clinician community respond to the novel coronavirus public health emergency. Access the resource page here.

  • Webinar: Telehealth & Virtual Private Practice Strategies - Friday, March 27, 12 - 1 p.m.
    Hosted by Foothills Medical Society and the Colorado Medical Society. Keep your practice running while you continue offering your patients needed care! Speakers will present on the basics of telehealth and virtual practice with significant time for questions. Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jh7Gu2QmRryuVgJI3lvvIg. An archived version will be available on the CMS COVID-19 webpage, www.cms.org/covid-19.

  • 2020 National Nurse Practitioner Symposium - July 9-12, 2020 
    Pre-symposium day July 8. Click here for more details.

  • U.S. on High Alert With Coronavirus Outbreak
    This article from Medscape -- U.S. on High Alert With Coronavirus Outbreak -- is the first in a series of education clinical briefs on the coronavirus outbreak. 

  • Provider education: Wildfire Smoke and Your Patients’ Health 
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop a new online course, Wildfire Smoke and Your Patients’ Health -- with continuing education credit provided by the CDC. The free course includes sections on health effects, populations at greater risk of experiencing health effects, air quality and smoke, actions to take before and during a wildfire to reduce smoke exposure, and available resources. The course takes about 45 minutes to complete and is intended for physicians, registered nurses, asthma educators and others involved in clinical or health education. It complements the recently updated publication: Wildfire Smoke: A Guide for Public Health Officials. More resources on Wildfire Smoke and Health can be found at the EPA’s Smoke-Ready Toolbox for Wildfires.

  • 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.


 


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