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Continuing Medical Education

Calendar of Events

 


TitleDateRoom/
Facility
Speaker(s)Credits
(PRA/AAFP/DO)
Trauma Grand Rounds: Abdominal Vascular Trauma 11/20/2014 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Eveline Rusdianto
1/0/0
  • Discuss the initial management of patients with suspected abdominal vascular trauma.
  • Describe the abdominal vascular anatomy.
  • Discuss treatment and surgical options.
Mental Health Services in the V.A.: What They Do Well We Can All Learn From 11/20/2014 08:15 AM
90 minutes
Conference Center Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Richard McCormick, Ph.D
1.5/0/0
  • Identify "Best Practices" for mental health problems implemented by the Veterans Health Administration.
  • Discuss how the Veterans Health Administration model practice can be adopted/implemented in community mental health treatment settings.
Making Sense of Integrated Care: A Practical Guide for the Frontline Worker 11/20/2014 08:45 AM
180 minutes
Portage Path Behavioral Health
Portage Path Comm.Mtl Hlth Ctr
Patrick Runnels, MD
3/0/0
  • Have a basic understanding of integration.
  • Be able to discuss models for reverse integration and understand key areas of success and failure with regard to implementation.
  • Be able to discuss issues related to sustainability.
  • Able to identify key features of models that are most associated with success moving forward.
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.
Neuroscience Institute: NSI Grand Rounds 11/26/2014 07:30 AM
60 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Nicholas Bambakidis
1/0/0
  • At the end of this lecture, participants will gain an understanding of the indications for treatment of cerebral aneurysms.
  • Participants will learn about the options for treatment of cerebral aneurysms.
  • Participants will be able to discuss potential complications of cerebral aneurysm therapy.
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.
Ebola 12/03/2014 08:00 AM
60 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Gary Bollin, MD
Chief, Infectious Disease
1/0/0
  • Describe the current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak.
  • Discuss clinical features and management of EVD.
  • Review selected guidelines for screening of EVD and protection of healthcare workers.
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.
Resident Clinico-Pathological Conference 12/10/2014 08:00 AM
60 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Karthika Linga
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.
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.
Stroke Mimics-Pitfalls and Pearls 12/17/2014 08:00 AM
60 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
James Gebel, MD
1/0/0
  • List most common types of stroke mimic diagnosis.
  • Differentiate the most common clinical features that contrast strokes and stroke mimics.
  • Understand the differences between evaluating and treating strokes versus stroke mimics.
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.
Clinical Morbidity and Mortality 02/05/2015 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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