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Continuing Medical Education

Calendar of Events

 


TitleDateRoom/
Facility
Speaker(s)Credits
(PRA/AAFP/DO)
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M 10/22/2014 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examinations.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Update on Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery 10/22/2014 08:00 AM
60 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Walter Chlysta
1/0/0
  • Review BMI and classifications of obesity.
  • Review prevalence of obesity and related co-morbidities.
  • Review etiologies and medical treatment.
  • Review surgical indications, contraindications and pre-operative evaluation.
  • Discuss current procedures and results.
Weekly Cancer Conference/Breast Conference 10/24/2014 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 physician/resident/allied health regarding new clinical trials in which patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/CoC Standards.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 10/24/2014 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisiplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/ working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/ CoC Standards.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M 10/29/2014 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examinations.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Neuroscience Institute:Surgical Algorithms for Skull Base Meningiomas 10/29/2014 07:30 AM
60 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Johnny Deleshaw
1/0/0
  • Review Anatomy of the Orbit.
  • Surgical anatomy of the cavernous sinus.
  • Surgical anatomy of the temporal bone.
  • Surgical pearls in skull base surgery.
Weekly Cancer Conference/Breast Conference 10/31/2014 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 physician/resident/allied health regarding new clinical trials in which patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/CoC Standards.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 10/31/2014 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisiplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/ working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/ CoC Standards.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M 11/05/2014 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examinations.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Hematology and Oncology Summit-New Ways to Thin the Herd-A Review of New Oral Anti-Coagulants 11/05/2014 08:30 AM
60 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Timothy Brown, PharmD, RPh
Director, Clinical Pharmacotherapy
1/0/0
  • Review and discuss NOAC's with regard to mechanism of action, drug interactions, side effects, and indications as compared to warfarin.
  • Identify the appropriate protocol to transition to and from NOAC's in relation to warfarin, molecular weight heparins, unfractionated heparin and surgical procedures.
  • Discuss stratification of risk using the CHAD's and CHAD's-VASc scoring system for atrial fibrillation patients.
Hematology and Oncology Summit-Cancer Survivorship 11/05/2014 09:45 AM
60 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Osei-Tuiu Owusu
1/0/0
  • Define a cancer survivor.
  • Define cancer survivorship.
  • Review and discuss goals of clinical practice.
Hematology and Oncology Summit-Emerging Treatment Paradigms for the Management of CLL 11/05/2014 10:45 AM
60 minutes
Atwood Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Farrukh Awan
1/0/0
  • Review the natural history and standard therapies for B-cell lymphomas.
  • Review the signaling pathways implicated in the pathogenesis of ibrutinib, a BTK inhibitor.
  • Describe the mechanism of action and efficacy of ibrutinib, a BTK inhibitor.
  • Review the potential side effects of ibrutinib.
Monthly Clinical Morbidity & Mortality 11/06/2014 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom on 52
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
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 complications.
  • Periodically analyze results of treatment protocols and procedures.
  • Identify area for improvement in the management of morbidity and mortality patients.
Weekly Cancer Conference/Breast Conference 11/07/2014 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 physician/resident/allied health regarding new clinical trials in which patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/CoC Standards.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 11/07/2014 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisiplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/ working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/ CoC Standards.
NORTN Regional Trauma Conference 11/07/2014 07:00 AM
420 minutes
Student Union
The University of Akron
Multiple Speakers
7/0/0
  • Identify current trends and issues in trauma care.
  • Describe priorities of initial assessment and stabilzation for trauma populations.
  • Discuss common problems and caveats in caring for specific trauma populations.
  • Review current treatment and technologic advances.
Dermatology Updates: Psoriasis, Skin Cancers, Cosmetics, and More 11/11/2014 06:00 PM
60 minutes
To Be Announced
To Be Announced
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Discuss clinical data on common systemic therapies for psoriasis and the guidelines for monitoring patients.
  • Review options for patients related to cosmetic procedures and photo aging.
  • Identify areas of clinical practice where errors might occur and potential steps to prevent these errors.
Dermatology Journal Club 11/11/2014 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 ecognition of uncommong presentarions of common skin diseases
  • Reduce erroes in the practice of clinical dermatology
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M 11/12/2014 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examinations.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Cardiology Conference 11/12/2014 07:15 AM
60 minutes
Cardiac Rehab Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Mary Phillips, 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.
Resident Clinico-Pathological Conference 11/12/2014 08:00 AM
60 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Monica Dorvil
1/0/0
  • Value the inter-disciplinary approach to patient care.
  • Apply investigative principles to current practice.
  • Critically assess the role of pathology in diagnosis and treatment.
Weekly Cancer Conference/Breast Conference 11/14/2014 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 physician/resident/allied health regarding new clinical trials in which patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/CoC Standards.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 11/14/2014 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisiplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/ working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/ CoC Standards.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M 11/19/2014 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examinations.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Internal Medicine: Opioid Medications 11/19/2014 08:00 AM
60 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Bina Mehta
1/0/0
  • Understand the epidemic of opioid abuse.
  • understand ways to try to monitor patients nad opiod therapy for compliance.
  • learn alternative treatments that should be considered prior to treatment with opioids.
Quarterly Breast Clinical Correlation Conference 11/19/2014 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.
Weekly Cancer Conference/Breast Conference 11/21/2014 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 physician/resident/allied health regarding new clinical trials in which patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/CoC Standards.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 11/21/2014 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisiplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/ working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/ CoC Standards.
UCL Elbow Injuries 11/21/2014 07:50 AM
50 minutes
Summit Room
Health & Wellness-West
Anthony Kantaras, MD
1/0/0
  • Understand patients undergoing Tommy John surgery should be couseled appropriately regarding the likelihood of return to preinjury levels of compettion and performance.
  • Determine the rate of return to pitching in the MLB after UCL.
  • Review the functional anatomy and biomechanics of the UCL with associated pathophysiology of UCL injuries of the elbow.
  • Identify the factors of evaluation, including pertinent principles in history, physical examination, and imaging modalities along with the management options.
Return to Throwing 11/21/2014 08:40 AM
40 minutes
Summit Room
Akron General Medical Center
Jamie Leister
.75/0/0
  • Identify rotator cuff is subjected to enormous stress during repititious overhead activity.
  • Recognize that despite technological advances in cuff repair in the general population, comparable outcomes have not been achieved in high level throwers.
  • Recognize that the published return to play rates for athletes who have undergone surgical repair of superior labrum anterior posterior tears vary widely.
  • Indentify that nonsurgical treatment correcting capular dyskinesia and GIRD had a reasonable success rate in professional baseball players.
  • Understand many acute injuries of the throwing elbow are caused by repetitive chronic wear.
  • Recognize that shoulder instability in the in season athlete can generally be managed nonoperatively during the season.
  • Understand the rate of return to a level of play similar to or greater than the preinjury level after repair of combined SLAP and infraspinatus injuries will be lower than in previous reports of SLAP repair alone.
  • The Advanced Throwers Ten Exercise Program incoporates throwing motion-specific exercises and movement patterns performed in a discrete series, utilizing principles of coactiviation, high-level neuromuscular control, dynamic stabilization, muscular facilitation, strength, endurance, and coordination.
  • Little league shoulder management is most effectively performed through prevention.
Low Level Laser Therapy-Translating Evidence Based Science into Clinical Practice 11/21/2014 09:20 AM
50 minutes
Summit Room
Akron General Medical Center
John Bruno
.9/0/0
Medial Sided Knee Injuries 11/21/2014 10:25 AM
50 minutes
Summit Room
Akron General Medical Center
John Pinkowski, M.D.
.9/0/0
  • Review the anatomy and biomechanics of MCL.
  • Identify injury patterns and approach to management and MCL bursitis.
  • Recognize that the presenting history and a physical examination are important because these injuries can often be confused with posterolateral corner injuries.
  • Recognize successful elimination of anteromedial rotary instability is the key to successful treating posteromedial corner injuries.
Cervical Neuropraxia and Release to Participation 11/21/2014 11:15 AM
50 minutes
Summit Room
Akron General Medical Center
Ryan Gasser
1/0/0
  • Recognize returning from a cervical spine injury is one of the most difficult decisions in sports medicine,
  • To discuss the pathophysiology of onditions and suggests guidelines for return to contact sports after traumatic cervical SCI.
  • Identify the underlying condition is cervical spinal stenosis that predisposes the athlete to a transient compression or concussive injury to the spinal cord.
Patello-Femoral Syndrome/Instability End Stage Options 11/21/2014 01:00 PM
60 minutes
Summit Room
Akron General Medical Center
Anthony Kantaras, MD
1/0/0
  • Patellar instability is a common injury that can result in significant limitations of activity and long term arthritis.
  • Patellar instability is a common problem and medial patellofemoral ligament injury is inherent with traumatic patellar dislocations.
  • Initial non-operative management is focused on reconditioning and strengthening the dynamic stabilizers of the patella.
  • More patients are presenting with end stage patellofemoral arthritis at earlier ages which is increasingly being treated with patellofemoral arthroplasty.
Patello-Femoral Rehabilitation 11/21/2014 02:00 PM
40 minutes
Summit Room
Akron General Medical Center
Dave Bertolotti, MS. ATC.
.8/0/0
  • Identify with patellofemoral pain outcomes in the poerolateral hip exercise group where superior to the quadriceps exercise group.
  • Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a multifactorial disorder with a variety of treatment options.
  • A randomized controlled trial has shown that anthroscopy is not the treatment of choice for treatment of PFPS without any structural changes.
  • PFPS is the most commonly diagnosed condition in young individuals with knee complaints.
Traumic Injuries and Return to Play 11/21/2014 03:45 PM
50 minutes
Summit Room
Akron General Medical Center
Nicholas DiNicola
.9/0/0
  • Recognize that management of long bone open fractures is a very complex issue and is often complicated by nonunion and deep infection being among the most devastating and diffiult to cure.
  • Review the more common acute and chronic overuse injuries in or around the hip in the adolescent athlete.
  • Discuss hip injury prevention in this active athletic population.
Female Athletic Triad 11/21/2014 04:35 PM
40 minutes
Summit Room
Akron General Medical Center
Rachel Hummel
.8/0/0
  • Identify the risk factors associatedwith a bone stress injury.
  • Identify the term "Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports", point to the complexity involved.
  • Understand the syndrome of RED-S refers to impaired physiological function including, but not limited to, metabolic rate, menstrual function, bone health, immunity, protein synthesis, cardiovascular health caused by relative energy deficiency.
  • Understand the clinical phenomenon is not a "triad" of the three entities of energy availability, menstrual function, and bone helath, but rather a syndrome that affects many aspects of physiological function, health and athletic performance.
Injuries Associated with CrossFit Training Methods 11/22/2014 08:00 AM
60 minutes
Summit Room
Akron General Medical Center
Jeff Peiffer, DO
1/0/0
  • Identify that sports medicine providers should have an awareness of the elements of this form of exercise.
  • Identify that sports medicine providers be prepared to treat the various patterns of injury incurred by athletes.
  • Recognize shoulder an lower bak areas were the most commonly injured body regions and most frequently were injured during gymnastic and power lifting movements.
CrossFit Training-Assessing Athletic Ability for CrossFit Training, Trends, Games, Dashes, Mudders 11/22/2014 09:00 AM
60 minutes
Summit Room
Akron General Medical Center
Toby Jurging
1/0/0
  • Recognize the involvement of trainers in coaching participants on their form and guiding them through the workout correlates with a decreased injury rate.
  • Review that evidence to support the view that high intensity and/or resistance training might hinder growth and maturation in young children.
  • Recognize and experienced coach can help an athlete choose the right weight and modify the repetition scheme to minimize injury based on the athlete's limitations.
Organ Injuries-When to be Concerned 11/22/2014 10:15 AM
30 minutes
Summit Room
Akron General Medical Center
Aaron Lear, MD
.5/0/0
  • Describe the definition, pathophysiology, epidemiology, etiology, and clinical course of exertional rhabdomyolysis.
  • Discuss the prevalence of blunt renal trauma.
  • In renal injury, determine who needs immediate surgical intervention, who requires imaging, and what patients do not need further imaging.
Distal Radial Fractures and Wrist Complications in Athletics 11/22/2014 10:45 AM
60 minutes
Summit Room
Akron General Medical Center
William Lanzinger, MD
1/0/0
  • Understand the risk of physeal arrest can be reduced by avoiding known risk factors during fracture management.
  • Accept that timely recognition of physeal arrest can allow for more predicatable procedures to be performed.
  • Recognize that no technique has proven superior to all others, and no single method of fixation will lead acceptable results in all types of distal radius fractures.
  • Describe the various fixation options available.
  • Discuss our method for determining the fixation need of each fracture.
  • The choice of fixation of conservative care resides in the personality of the fracture and the needs of patients.
Precautions in Rehab of Radial Fractures 11/22/2014 11:45 AM
30 minutes
Summit Room
Akron General Medical Center
Irene Carr, OT
.5/0/0
  • Understand stretching exercises are an important part of recovery after sustaining a fracture of the distal radius.
  • Identifies the psychology that is ultimately the protectiveness, passivity, and sometimes a sense of futility that require coaching.
  • Understand that results from this study indicate that patients who commenced active ROM exercises an average of 24 days after surgery achieved comparable ROM outcomes with similar number of therapy sessions to those who commenced ROM exercises within the first week.
  • Be able to compare the effects ( benefits and harms) of early mobilization versus delayed mobilization of the elbow after elbow fractures in adult.
  • Understand that it is unclear whether dynamic splints following distal radial fracture have therapeutic effects on passive wrist extension.
  • An elbow dislocation associated with a radial head and coronoid fractures is termed a terrible triad.
  • Distal radius fracture is the most common fracture and usually occurs as a result of a fall.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M 11/26/2014 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examinations.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 11/28/2014 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisiplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/ working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/ CoC Standards.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M 12/03/2014 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examinations.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Monthly Clinical Morbidity & Mortality 12/04/2014 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom on 52
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
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 complications.
  • Periodically analyze results of treatment protocols and procedures.
  • Identify area for improvement in the management of morbidity and mortality patients.
Weekly Cancer Conference/Breast Conference 12/05/2014 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 physician/resident/allied health regarding new clinical trials in which patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/CoC Standards.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 12/05/2014 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisiplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/ working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/ CoC Standards.
Dermatology Journal Club 12/09/2014 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 ecognition of uncommong presentarions of common skin diseases
  • Reduce erroes in the practice of clinical dermatology
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M 12/10/2014 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examinations.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Weekly Cancer Conference/Breast Conference 12/12/2014 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 physician/resident/allied health regarding new clinical trials in which patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/CoC Standards.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 12/12/2014 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisiplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/ working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/ CoC Standards.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M 12/17/2014 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examinations.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Endocrine Clinical Correlation Conference 12/17/2014 08:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Mark Horattas, MD
Associate Chairman, Medical Education
1/0/0
  • Review preoperative biopsies and correlation with surgical pathology.
  • Discuss work up of various endocrine tumors, including Adrenal, parathyroid cancer, thyroid nodules and pancreatic tumors and their clinical/ surgical management
  • Review literature of various endocrine tumors.
Weekly Cancer Conference/Breast Conference 12/19/2014 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 physician/resident/allied health regarding new clinical trials in which patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/CoC Standards.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 12/19/2014 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisiplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/ working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/ CoC Standards.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M 12/24/2014 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examinations.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 12/26/2014 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisiplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/ working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/ CoC Standards.
Weekly Cancer Conference/ Breast Conference 12/26/2014 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.25/0/0
  • Provide multidisiplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new clinical trails patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/ working stage on patients.
  • Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • To have compliance with the ACoS/ CoC Standards.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M 12/31/2014 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Frasche Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical examinations.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate x-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
Clinical Morbidity and Mortality 01/08/2015 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.

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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