Upcoming Events

UVM Continuing Medical Education Calendar 2016

19th Annual Women’s Health & Cancer Conference
YOUR HEALTH: Putting Knowledge Into Action

Friday, October 7, 2016
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center, Burlington, VT

A FREE COMMUNITY EVENT for patients, survivors, health care providers, family members, and all others interested in women’s health.

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14th Annual Northern New England Critical Care Conference

October 13-15, 2016
Stoweflake Resort and Conference Center

This course is designed to address important clinical issues encountered while delivering critical care. All ICU healthcare professionals (physicians, pharmacists, nurses, respiratory therapists, advanced practice nurses and physician assistants) will be given up‐to‐date and practical information relative to daily management of the critically ill patient. Participants will be able to identify and discuss recent developments and trends through comprehensive didactic sessions.

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Advanced Dermatology for Primary Care

October 13-16, 2016
Hilton Hotel, 60 Battery Street, Burlington, VT

Back once again with the latest information relevant to dermatology, Advanced Dermatology for Primary Care is designed for the non-dermatologist and will focus on practical office dermatology. Primary care physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other medical professionals with an interest in dermatology are encouraged to attend. Faculty will present a wide spectrum of common dermatological problems and emphasize effective management. Ample opportunity will be given for questions during the lectures and at the end of each session.

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Transforming Primary Care and Behavioral Health

October 20-21, 2016
The Essex, Essex Junction, VT

This year, Transforming Primary Care will provide strategies for prioritizing and measuring behavioral integration into medicine. Leadership in the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), OneCare, and Community Physicians and Behavioral Health practitioners involved in integration activities will discuss specific strategies to help your practice improve medical care, moving Vermont healthcare forward clinically and financially.

Participants will review practice assessment, recognize facilitators and barriers to integration, consider the need for a Vermont interprofessional training model for those in practice and in Vermont academic institutions. An optional workshop day will facilitate practice-specific integration improvement strategies using the Behavioral Health Integration Toolkit. Join us!

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Neurology for the Non-Neurologist Conference

October 28, 2016
The Essex, Essex Junction, VT

The Neurology for the Non-Neurologist conference is designed to offer the most up-to-date information for primary care providers as they are often the first health care professionals to encounter a neurological problem. They conference is designed to teach the non-neurologist how to diagnose common neurological disorders, order appropriate diagnostic studies and provide a guide for therapy and appropriate patient care.

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Northern New England Neurological Society Annual Meeting

October 28-29, 2016
The Essex, Essex Junction, VT

Physicians and other members of the Northern New England Neurological Society (NNENS), past and present neurology residents, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other neuroscience professionals are invited to the Northern New England Neurological Society annual meeting. The meeting will be a unique opportunity to meet neurologists and neuroscientists new to the society as we visit the beautiful Champlain Valley of Vermont. The curriculum will cover a wide variety of current topics in clinical neurology and in neurological research. New this year is a hands-on workshop which will provide those registered with an opportunity to practice botulinum toxin injections on patient simulators.

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Bridging the Divide: Primary Care and Public Health Conference

November 4, 2016
The Essex, Essex Junction, VT

For the past seven years the Bridging the Divide conference has focused on enhancing collaboration between Primary Care and other disciplines such as Mental Health, Pharmacy, and Oral Health. This year we explore the myriad connections between Primary Care and Public Health. As our health system moves from a fee-for-service payment model to one focused more on value-based payment and overall population health, the linkages between Primary Care and Public Health have never been more important.

The goal of this conference is to bring together health care and public health professionals to learn more about their respective points of view and priorities.

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