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Continuing Medical Education

Calendar of Events

 


TitleDateRoom/
Facility
Speaker(s)Credits
(PRA/AAFP/DO)
Clinical Pathological Conference(CPC)/M&M 04/29/2015 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Selected Residents
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examination.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Urology Didactic Conference 04/29/2015 07:00 AM
170 minutes
Cardiac Rehab Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
2.5/0/0
  • Discuss morbidity/mortality cases and recognize areas to improve patient care.
  • 8:00-8:30 a.m - Business Meeting. N/A
  • 8:30-10:00: Review the physiology, treatment and surgical interventions for erectile dysfunction.
Epilepsy Surgery 04/29/2015 07:30 AM
60 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Raed Azzam, MD
1/0/0
  • Physicians should be able to identify patients that re refractory to antiepileptic medications.
  • Physicians should be able to know when to refer to an epileptologist for surgical evaluation.
  • What cases are likely to do well with epilepsy surgery?
GEMS Trauma Ultrasound 04/29/2015 09:00 AM
360 minutes
Room #1701
Akron General Medical Center
Joshua Jacquet, MD
House Officer, Emergency Medicine
6/0/0
  • Upon completion of this conference active participants will be able to understand the history of trauma ultrasound, the FAST exam and extended FAST exam.
  • Upon completion of this conference active participants will be able to perform, interpret, and clinically apply the FAST exam and the extended FAST exam.
  • Upon completion of this conference, active participants will be able to understand the principles of ultrasound guided central venous access.
  • Upon completion of this conference active participants will be able to perform ultrasound guided central venous access.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 05/01/2015 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/ allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll in.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies in treatment.
  • Compliance with ACoS/CoC Standards.
Clinical Pathological Conference(CPC)/M&M 05/06/2015 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Selected Residents
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examination.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Urology Didactic Conference 05/06/2015 07:00 AM
180 minutes
Radiology Conference Room
Children's Hospital Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
3/0/0
  • Review the development and pathophysiology and surgical methods of approach for external genitalia abnormalities.
  • Review imaging studies with Radiology and discuss treatment options.
  • Review and discuss cases from a multi-disciplinary perspective (pediatric urology, radiology, and nephrology).
Cardiology Conference 05/06/2015 07:15 AM
60 minutes
Cardiac Rehab Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
S. Leslie Tobias, MD
1/0/0
  • Analyze periodically results of treatments protocols and prcedures.
  • Periodically lecture materails relevant to new guidelines of therapy.
  • Present each case including angiography of cardiac lesions and coronary anatomy.
  • Discuss diasgnostic possibilities and management alternatives.
  • Review pertinent literature in relation to case presentation.
Clinical Morbidity and Mortality 05/07/2015 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom on 52
Akron General Medical Center
Thomas Thompson, M.D.
1/0/0
  • Review and evaluate diagnosis and management of morbidity and mortality complications of selected cases.
  • Discuss alternative management options.
  • Review and apply current research related to the comlpications.
  • Periodically analyze results of treatment protocols and procedures.
  • Identify areas for improvement in the management of morbidity and mortality patients.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 05/08/2015 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/ allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll in.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies in treatment.
  • Compliance with ACoS/CoC Standards.
Dermatology: Journal Club 05/12/2015 07:00 PM
90 minutes
To Be Announced
To Be Announced
No Name Given None
1.5/0/0
  • Improved recognition of uncommon skin diseases.
  • Improved recognition of uncommon presentations of common skin diseases.
  • Reduce errors in the practice of clinical dermatology.
Clinical Pathological Conference(CPC)/M&M 05/13/2015 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Selected Residents
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examination.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Urology Didactic Conference 05/13/2015 07:00 AM
180 minutes
Cardiac Rehab Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
3/0/0
  • Review patient cases and discuss treatment options and appropriate alternatives.
  • Review patient studies with Radiology and discuss treatment options.
  • Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of priapism, Peyronie's disease and premature ejaculation.
Resident Clinico-Pathological Conference (CPC) 05/13/2015 08:00 AM
60 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Hussain Sharif, MD
1/0/0
  • Value the interdisciplinary approach to patient care.
  • Apply investigative principles to current practice.
  • Critically assess the role of pathology in diagnosis and treatment.
Vascular Clinical Correlation Conference 05/14/2015 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 3200
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Review vascular surgery cases including interventional cases for concordance and quality.
  • Discuss work up of various vascular conditions including but not limited to vascular access arterial and venous disease.
  • Review literature of various vascular conditions.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 05/15/2015 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/ allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll in.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies in treatment.
  • Compliance with ACoS/CoC Standards.
Clinical Pathological Conference(CPC)/M&M 05/20/2015 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Selected Residents
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examination.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Can We Reduce Readmissions? 05/20/2015 08:00 AM
60 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Eiran Gorodeski, MD
1/0/0
  • Describe Medicare's evolving approach to heart failure readmission penalties.
  • Discuss impact of cognition on readmission risk.
  • Describe the role of novel post-acute models of care on readmission reduction.
Quarterly Breast Clinical Correlation Conference 05/20/2015 08:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Mary Murray, MD
1/0/0
  • Review image guided biopsies and correlate with pathology reports.
  • Discuss work-up of various breast disorders as well as management of the pathologic findings.
  • Review literature for current treatment of benign and malignant breast findings.
Foundations of Motivational Interviewing: Part 2 05/21/2015 08:30 AM
330 minutes
Portage Path Behavioral Health
Portage Path Comm.Mtl Hlth Ctr
Deana Leber-George, MEd
5.5/0/0
  • Repeat core motivational interviewing concepts and discuss associated practice experiences..
  • Explain how to use focusing to prioritize the person's goal for the interaction.
  • Recognize language that favors staying the same versus making a change.
  • Discuss and practice strategies to evoke and reinforce language in favor of change when working with people who have severe mental illness and/or a substance use disorder.
  • Identify techniques for strengthening commitment to and planning for change.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 05/22/2015 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/ allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll in.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies in treatment.
  • Compliance with ACoS/CoC Standards.
Clinical Pathological Conference(CPC)/M&M 05/27/2015 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Selected Residents
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examination.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Urology Didactic Conference 05/27/2015 07:00 AM
170 minutes
Cardiac Rehab Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
2.5/0/0
  • 7:00-7:30 am: Discuss morbidity/mortality cases and recognize areas to improve patient care.
  • 7:30-8:00 am: Business meeting - N/A
  • 8:00-10:00 am: Practice format of case presentations in preparation of chief and junior residents for Oral Board Examination.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 05/29/2015 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/ allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll in.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies in treatment.
  • Compliance with ACoS/CoC Standards.
Clinical Pathological Conference(CPC)/M&M 06/03/2015 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Selected Residents
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examination.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Cardiology Conference 06/03/2015 07:15 AM
60 minutes
Cardiac Rehab Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
S. Leslie Tobias, MD
1/0/0
  • Analyze periodically results of treatments protocols and procedures.
  • Periodically lecture materials relevant to new guidelines of therapy.
  • Present each case including angiography of cardiac lesions and coronary anatomy.
  • Discuss diagnostic possibilities and management alternatives.
  • Review pertinent literature in relation to case presentation.
2015 Scientific Session 06/03/2015 07:30 AM
145 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
2.25/0/0
  • Critique current original research conducted at AGMC to enhance evidenced based medicine
  • Identify new knowledge and apply to the practice of medicine
  • Discussion of current research and directions for future research
Clinical Morbidity and Mortality 06/04/2015 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom on 52
Akron General Medical Center
Thomas Thompson, M.D.
1/0/0
  • Review and evaluate diagnosis and management of morbidity and mortality complications of selected cases.
  • Discuss alternative management options.
  • Review and apply current research related to the comlpications.
  • Periodically analyze results of treatment protocols and procedures.
  • Identify areas for improvement in the management of morbidity and mortality patients.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 06/05/2015 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/ allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll in.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies in treatment.
  • Compliance with ACoS/CoC Standards.
Moving in the BeST Direction: Altering the Course of Schizophrenia 06/09/2015 08:30 AM
315 minutes
New Center
NEOMED
Multiple Speakers
5.25/0/0
  • To describe the National Institute of Mental Health's Early Psychosis Prediction and Prevention Initiative and the progress that has been made in implementing coordinated specialty care programs for first-episode psychosis developing risk calculations to predict psychosis oset among vulnerable individuals and testing of clinical staging models for ameliorating attenuated psychosis symptoms.
  • To understand the role of cognitive remediation in coordinated specialty care for first-episode psychosis.
  • To identify the process, outcomes and lessons learned as an NIMH research project evolved to service delivery of coordinated specialty care for individuals with first-spisode psychosis.
  • To know when, why, how and where to make referrals to coordinated specialty care programs for first-episode psychosis.
Dermatology: Journal Club 06/09/2015 07:00 PM
90 minutes
To Be Announced
To Be Announced
No Name Given None
1.5/0/0
  • Improved recognition of uncommon skin diseases.
  • Improved recognition of uncommon presentations of common skin diseases.
  • Reduce errors in the practice of clinical dermatology.
Clinical Pathological Conference(CPC)/M&M 06/10/2015 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Selected Residents
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examination.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Urology Didactic Conference 06/10/2015 07:00 AM
180 minutes
Room #1701
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
3/0/0
  • Review patient cases and discuss treatment options and appropriate alternatives.
  • Review patient cases and discuss AUA updates for treatment guidelines and appropriate alternatives.
  • Residents give presentations of their current research projects.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 06/12/2015 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/ allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll in.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies in treatment.
  • Compliance with ACoS/CoC Standards.
Clinical Pathological Conference(CPC)/M&M 06/17/2015 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Selected Residents
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examination.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Urology Didactic Conference 06/17/2015 07:00 AM
180 minutes
Cardiac Rehab Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
3/0/0
  • Review patient cases and discuss treatment options and appropriate alternatives.
  • Review patient cases and discuss treatment options and appropriate alternatives.
  • Discuss the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of bladder pain symdrome/interstitial cystitis.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 06/19/2015 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/ allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll in.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies in treatment.
  • Compliance with ACoS/CoC Standards.
Clinical Pathological Conference(CPC)/M&M 06/24/2015 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Selected Residents
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examination.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Urology Didactic Conference 06/24/2015 07:00 AM
170 minutes
Cardiac Rehab Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
2.5/0/0
  • Discuss morbidity/mortality cases and recognize areas to improve patient care.
  • 8:00-8:30 am - Business Meeting - N/A
  • 8:30-10:00 am: Review the program and rotation requirements with the incoming residents and discuss AUA guidelines for difficult catheter placement.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 06/26/2015 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/ allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll in.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies in treatment.
  • Compliance with ACoS/CoC Standards.
Cardiology Conference 07/01/2015 07:15 AM
60 minutes
Cardiac Rehab Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
S. Leslie Tobias, MD
1/0/0
  • Analyze periodically results of treatments protocols and procedures.
  • Periodically lecture materials relevant to new guidelines of therapy.
  • Present each case including angiography of cardiac lesions and coronary anatomy.
  • Discuss diagnostic possibilities and management alternatives.
  • Review pertinent literature in relation to case presentation.
Clinical Morbidity and Mortality 07/02/2015 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom on 52
Akron General Medical Center
Thomas Thompson, M.D.
1/0/0
  • Review and evaluate diagnosis and management of morbidity and mortality complications of selected cases.
  • Discuss alternative management options.
  • Review and apply current research related to the comlpications.
  • Periodically analyze results of treatment protocols and procedures.
  • Identify areas for improvement in the management of morbidity and mortality patients.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 07/03/2015 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/ allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll in.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies in treatment.
  • Compliance with ACoS/CoC Standards.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 07/10/2015 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/ allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll in.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies in treatment.
  • Compliance with ACoS/CoC Standards.
Dermatology: Journal Club 07/14/2015 07:00 PM
90 minutes
To Be Announced
To Be Announced
No Name Given None
1.5/0/0
  • Improved recognition of uncommon skin diseases.
  • Improved recognition of uncommon presentations of common skin diseases.
  • Reduce errors in the practice of clinical dermatology.
Dermatology: Journal Club 07/14/2015 07:00 PM
90 minutes
To Be Announced
To Be Announced
No Name Given None
1.5/0/0
  • Improved recognition of uncommon skin diseases.
  • Improved recognition of uncommon presentations of common skin diseases.
  • Reduce errors in the practice of clinical dermatology.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 07/17/2015 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/ allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll in.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies in treatment.
  • Compliance with ACoS/CoC Standards.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 07/24/2015 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/ allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll in.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies in treatment.
  • Compliance with ACoS/CoC Standards.

For further information, call (330) 344-6050 or email Department of Medical Education (cme@akrongeneral.org).

CME ACCREDITATION STATEMENT:
Akron General Medical Center is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Akron General Medical Center designates each of the above educational activities for the maximum indicated number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses may use AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)™ for licensure renewal.



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