Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Office of CME
Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6992
Toll Free: 1-888-JEFF-CME
Fax: (215) 923-3212
jeffersoncme@jefferson.edu


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    Faculty:

    Co-Course Directors:
    Harrison Pitcher, MD, FACS, FRCS-c
    Assistant Professor of Surgery

    Nicholas Cavarocchi, MD, FACS, FCCP
    Professor of Surgery
    Director of Surgical Critical Care

    Jefferson Faculty:
    Matthew DeCaro, MD
    Hitoshi Hirose, MD, PhD, FACS
    Niels Martin, MD, FACS
    Jackie Urtecho, MD

    The Jefferson Hemodynamic Transesophageal Echocardiography Conference

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014

    Course Location:
    The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    19 S 22nd St Philadelphia, PA 19103

    This all day course features in-depth presentations to support the practicing clinician to acquire the fundamental theory and skills in the use of hemodymanic monitoring in diverse ICU settings. Healthcare professionals working in trauma and diverse ICU settings will develop their abilities to make appropriate hemodynamic decisions at the bedside. Especially aimed at the non-cardiologist or anesthesiologist, the Jefferson Hemodynamic TEE conference supports improved patient care and outcomes.

    Special Features:

    • In depth presentations to provide theoretical framework
    • Detailed case studies to apply theory to practice
    • Simulation stations for acquiring and practicing skills
    • Expert faculty available for extended discussions
    • Individual pre and post course assessment of learning

    Key Topics include hemodynamic TEE related to:

    • Sepsis
    • Trauma
    • Monoplane imaging
    • Ventricular Assessment
    • Management of hemodynamic issues in cardiac devices

    Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Supported in part by an educational grant from ImaCor Inc.


    Inaugural Jefferson Geriatric Trauma Symposium: An Interprofessional Approach to Elder Care

    Coming April 2015

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    The geriatric trauma population presents multi-professional challenges to the health care system. This symposium is designed to address current topics in geriatrics specifically, geriatric trauma care with a special focus on inter-professional practice including but not limited to delirium, falls prevention, polypharmacy, nutrition, PT/OT, respiratory and palliative care considerations.

    ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

    Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education (CNE) by the PA State Nurses Association an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Pharmacy: This activity is eligible for ACPE credit; see final CPE activity announcement for specific details.

    For information about continuing education credits for respiratory, occupational and physical therapists, and EMTs, please email us at jeffersoncme@jefferson.edu.


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    Critical Issues in Vascular Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach

    Friday, November 22, 2013

    Course Location:
    Bluemle Life Sciences Building
    Thomas Jefferson University
    233 South 10th Street
    Philadelphia PA, 19107

    Critical Issues in Vascular Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach offers participants a unique opportunity to witness experts deliberate and debate how they would manage patients with vascular diseases. This active learning format features critical deliberations regarding patient cases, clinical findings, differential diagnoses and management plan options. Participants will examine cases from multiple perspectives, and gain in-depth understanding to how experienced healthcare providers approach difficult patient care decisions. Keynote lectures from leading clinicians and pharmacists provide evidence for care decisions discussed in panels and will allow participants to observe and question faculty clinicians as they deal with real patient problems and demonstrate how to apply new information and evidence based guidelines into their practices.

    This course will evaluate the recent advances in diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to vascular disorders that have altered traditional management paradigms. The latest evidence-based guidelines will be reviewed and practitioners will be provided with an array of contemporary management elements with which to approach patients with vascular disease.

    At the completion of this CME activity, the participants should be able to:

    • Examine the workup, medical management and surgical approaches to patients with carotid artery disease
    • Review and discuss the prevalence and risk factors for vascular diseases
    • Develop and implement strategies for the assessment, medical and surgical management of lower extremity peripheral artery disease
    • Review the current guidelines for the workup, medical and surgical management of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    • Analyze the pharmacology of the new oral anticoagulants with respect to mechanism of action, metabolism, excretion, half-life and drug interactions
    • Review and discuss the current randomized clinical trials on the new oral anticoagulants and the treatment of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
    • Develop an approach to treating patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation using the new oral anticoagulants by better understanding the benefits and pitfalls of these agents
    • Examine the issues related to starting, stopping and reversing the new oral anticoagulants
    • Assess their individual practices in light of the information and discussions during the course, and identify specific strategies to implement as part of a continuing improvement process for their practices

    ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

    Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Application for CME Credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. For additional information, call the Office of CME, Jefferson Medical College at 215-955-6992.