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Continuing Medical Education

Calendar of Events

 


TitleDateRoom/
Facility
Speaker(s)Credits
(PRA/AAFP/DO)
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M > 10/18/2017 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Atwood Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical exam.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate X-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Trauma Grand Rounds: The Mangled Extremity 10/19/2017 04:00 PM
90 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Gunnar Tysklind
1.5/0/0
  • Be able to appropriately triage a patient with a mangled extremity.
  • Learn what associated injuries are found with the mangled extremity and how to work them up.
  • Learn the basics of the mangled extremity score and how the orthopaedic and vascular teams are intimately involved in these injuries.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
CANCER REGISTRY - Weekly Cancer Conf/Breast Conf 10/20/2017 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.3/0/0
  • To have compliance with ACOS/CoCC standards. Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new cliical trials patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients. Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M > 10/25/2017 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Atwood Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical exam.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate X-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Legal and Ethical Considerations in Terminating or Declining to Provide Mental Health Services 10/26/2017 08:15 AM
90 minutes
Conference Center Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Jane Jankowski, DPS
1.5/0/0
  • Identify at least three ethically and legally supportable reasons for discontinuing a provider-patient relationship.
  • Identify the difference between "termination" and "abandonment".
  • Identify the Ombudsman's role in the process of terminating a provider-patient relationship.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
CANCER REGISTRY - Weekly Cancer Conf/Breast Conf 10/27/2017 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.3/0/0
  • To have compliance with ACOS/CoCC standards. Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new cliical trials patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients. Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Curriculum (PSQI) 11/01/2017 07:00 AM
120 minutes
Conference Center Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
2/0/0
  • Participants will be able to recognize the fundamentals of Patient Safety & Quality Improvement.
  • Participants will better understand continuous improvement methodologies, including RCA, fishbone diagrams, problem solving, etc.
  • Participants will be able ro recognize the importance of the patient experience.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M > 11/01/2017 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Atwood Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical exam.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate X-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Morbidity and Mortality QI Peer Review 11/02/2017 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Ortho Surgery Conf Rm
Akron General Medical Center
Ryan Combs
1/0/0
  • 1. A review of the physiology, anatomy and biochemistry both normal and abnormal and its application to orthopaedic pathologic states.
  • 2. Review and classification of various orthopaedic diseases states with discussion of operative treatment options and to be able to diagnosis or plan treatment options.
  • 3. Discussion of current research directives including pharmacologic, genetic and other experimental areas of research and treatment and future directions of application to various orthopaedic diseases.
  • 4. There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • 5. Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
CANCER REGISTRY - Weekly Cancer Conf/Breast Conf 11/03/2017 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.3/0/0
  • To have compliance with ACOS/CoCC standards. Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new cliical trials patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients. Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M > 11/08/2017 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Atwood Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical exam.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate X-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Thyroid Disease 11/08/2017 08:00 AM
60 minutes
Atwood Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Mark Horattas, MD
Associate Chairman, Medical Education
1/0/0
  • Identify features and principles associated with surgical Thyroid Disease.
  • Understand work-up and treatment options available for Thyroid Disease.
  • Review updated surgical endocrine information as related to comprehensive management of Thyroid Disease.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
CANCER REGISTRY - Weekly Cancer Conf/Breast Conf 11/10/2017 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.3/0/0
  • To have compliance with ACOS/CoCC standards. Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new cliical trials patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients. Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
DERMATOLOGY Journal Club 11/14/2017 06:00 PM
90 minutes

Multiple Speakers
1.5/0/0
  • Improved recognition of uncommon skin diseases.
  • Improved recognition of uncommon presentation of common skin diseases.
  • Reduce errors in the practice of clinical dermatology.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Curriculum (PSQI) 11/15/2017 07:00 AM
120 minutes
Conference Center Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
2/0/0
  • Participants will be able to recognize the fundamentals of Patient Safety & Quality Improvement.
  • Participants will better understand continuous improvement methodologies, including RCA, fishbone diagrams, problem solving, etc.
  • Participants will be able ro recognize the importance of the patient experience.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M > 11/15/2017 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Atwood Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical exam.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate X-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Breast Clinical Correlation Conferene 11/16/2017 08:00 AM
60 minutes
Atwood Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Mary Murray, MD
1/0/0
  • Review image-guided biopsies and correlation with pathology reports.
  • Discuss work-up of various breast disorders as well as management of the pathological findings.
  • Review literature for current treatment of benign and malignant breast findings.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
CANCER REGISTRY - Weekly Cancer Conf/Breast Conf 11/17/2017 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.3/0/0
  • To have compliance with ACOS/CoCC standards. Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new cliical trials patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients. Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
24th Annual Practical Approach to Sports Medicine 11/17/2017 07:50 AM
240 minutes
Summit Room
Health & Wellness-West
Multiple Speakers
4/0/0
  • Identify the definition of sports hernia/discover differential diagnosis. Demonstrate understanding of common surgical procedures for sports hernias and their outcomes.
  • Identify rehabilitation techniques that are appropriate for patients after having hip labral repairs and related bony reshaping procedures including chilectomy, femoroplasty, and acebabuloplasty.
  • Identify the appropriate steps in initial evaluation of the patient with an acute knee injury. Describe the growth plate and identify different zones prone to injury.
  • Review the psycho/social factors that affect subjects with anterior knee pain.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships. There is commercial support for this activity by Performance Health, Infinity Orthopedics, and Lantz Medical.
24th Annual Practical Approach to Sports Medicine 11/17/2017 12:45 PM
240 minutes
Summit Room
Health & Wellness-West
Multiple Speakers
4/0/0
  • Recognize and catergorize PCL injuries. Recognize the return to play and long term outcomes for PCL injuries.
  • Identify essential factors in diagnosis of meniscal repair. Recognize future treatment and experimental techniques.
  • Identify ACL surgical techniques. Select different graft options for ACL reconstruction. Identify the mechanism of creation of patellofemoral pain.
  • Identify precautions of movement patterns in the guidelines of specific knee injuries. Determine surgical intervention and possible complications for Achilles rupture and repair.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships. There is commercial support for this event by Peformance Health, Infinity Orthopedics, and Lantz Medical.
24th Annual Practical Approach to Sports Medicine 11/18/2017 07:50 AM
240 minutes
Summit Room
Health & Wellness-West
Multiple Speakers
4/0/0
  • Demonstrate understanding of appropriate diagnosis of ankle "instability", and injuries/events which lead to instability. Point out the anatomy and biomechanics of chronic ankle instability.
  • Identify the process of how corticosteroid injections work for inflammatory and arthritic conditions in the joint.
  • Identify current "practices"of pathophysiology of tendonopathy. Select the current research findings on tendinopathy pathophysiology.
  • Recognize the evidence of different tendon loading programs and how to apply this evidence to individual patient presentations.
  • Identify the increased risk of MSK injury with concussion. Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
  • There is commercial support for this event by Performance Health, Infinity Orthopedics, and Lantz Medical.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M > 11/22/2017 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Atwood Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical exam.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate X-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
SURGERY: Grand Rounds: Intra-abdominal Sepsis 11/22/2017 08:00 AM
60 minutes
Atwood Classroom
Ali Mallat, MD
1/0/0
  • Describe new definition of sepsis and septic shock and its application.
  • Classify abdominal infections. Discuss sepsis management.
  • Discuss outcome predictors and their application. Discuss intra-abdominal sepsis source control.
  • There is no commercial support for this actiivity.
  • Disclosure of significant relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M > 11/29/2017 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Atwood Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical exam.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate X-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
CANCER REGISTRY - Weekly Cancer Conf/Breast Conf 12/01/2017 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.3/0/0
  • To have compliance with ACOS/CoCC standards. Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new cliical trials patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients. Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Curriculum (PSQI) 12/06/2017 07:00 AM
120 minutes
Conference Center Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
2/0/0
  • Participants will be able to recognize the fundamentals of Patient Safety & Quality Improvement.
  • Participants will better understand continuous improvement methodologies, including RCA, fishbone diagrams, problem solving, etc.
  • Participants will be able ro recognize the importance of the patient experience.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M > 12/06/2017 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Atwood Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical exam.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate X-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Morbidity and Mortality QI Peer Review 12/07/2017 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Ortho Surgery Conf Rm
Akron General Medical Center
Ryan Combs
1/0/0
  • 1. A review of the physiology, anatomy and biochemistry both normal and abnormal and its application to orthopaedic pathologic states.
  • 2. Review and classification of various orthopaedic diseases states with discussion of operative treatment options and to be able to diagnosis or plan treatment options.
  • 3. Discussion of current research directives including pharmacologic, genetic and other experimental areas of research and treatment and future directions of application to various orthopaedic diseases.
  • 4. There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • 5. Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
CANCER REGISTRY - Weekly Cancer Conf/Breast Conf 12/08/2017 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.3/0/0
  • To have compliance with ACOS/CoCC standards. Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new cliical trials patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients. Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M > 12/13/2017 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Atwood Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical exam.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate X-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
SURGERY: Grand Rounds: Research & Statistics 12/13/2017 08:00 AM
60 minutes
Atwood Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Joseph Gabra
1/0/0
  • Design a research study based on the clinical research question and the level of evidence.
  • Understand and perform disease test metrics such as sensitivity, specificity and positive/negative predictive value.
  • Understand basic statistical terminology and determine which statistical analyses are needed to address the presented hypothesis and interpret the results.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
CANCER REGISTRY - Weekly Cancer Conf/Breast Conf 12/15/2017 06:45 AM
75 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1.3/0/0
  • To have compliance with ACOS/CoCC standards. Provide multidisciplinary discussion for patient treatment.
  • Educate physicians/residents/allied health regarding new cliical trials patients may be eligible to enroll.
  • Discuss clinical/working stage on patients. Learn new technologies available in treatment.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Clinical Pathological Conference (CPC)/M&M > 12/20/2017 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Atwood Classroom
Akron General Medical Center
Multiple Speakers
1/0/0
  • Learn techniques of history and physical exam.
  • Learn interpretations of appropriate X-rays.
  • Learn different approaches of the surgical patient in terms of diagnosis.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of Significant Relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
SURGERY: Grand Rounds: Less is More in Acute Care Surgery Resuscitation 12/20/2017 08:00 AM
60 minutes
Atwood Classroom
Ali Mallat, MD
1/0/0
  • Discuss the needs for resuscitation. Describe methods of resuscitation.
  • Explain the goal of resuscitation.
  • Describe resuscitation outcomes.
  • There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of significant relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
SURGERY: Trauma Grand Rounds: ED Thoracotomy 12/21/2017 07:00 AM
60 minutes
Eva P. Craig Auditorium
James Brockett, MD
1/0/0
  • Describe relevant anatomy.
  • Explain the procedural steps and pitfalls associated with ED thoracotomy.
  • Explain the current indications and recommendations for ED thoracotomy, including EAST (Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma) guidelines.
  • There is no commerical support for this activity.
  • Disclosure of significant relationships: The planning committee and speakers disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

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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