Welcome to the University of Kansas Medical Center Continuing Education Portal

Welcome to the University of Kansas Medical Center Continuing Education Portal.

Upcoming Courses

Date Event Description
April 28 - April 30, 2017 67th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on Anesthesiology

Online registrations are now closed.  

You may download registration form and bring it completed with you to the registration desk.

All the information in this year’s Symposium is applicable to the busy, clinically-oriented anesthesia care provider. Participants will hear from numerous experts in the field of anesthesiology and learn the latest information regarding a broad variety of anesthesia-related topics.

New Format!  Shorter, more concise lectures and twice as many presentations and mini-symposium: Obstetric Anesthesia and Pre-eclamplsia Update.  PBLDS return with ample time for lively discussion and will cover a wide range of anesthesia topics from OB, cardiac, ambulatory surgery, challenging clinical scenarios and many others.

Anesthesia Lecture Luncheon (Non CME credit) "Clinical Considerations in Neuromuscular Blockade Management", James Kindscher, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Director of Liver Transplant Anesthesiology, KU Medical Center is the guest speaker.  Space is limited, RSVP before April 28, 2017 at 12:00 at Seasons 52.  

Welcome and Enjoy!

May 5, 2017 Paul Laybourne Symposium on Child Psychiatry 2017
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This symposium provides an update on important topics in child psychiatry and this symposium is intended for psychiatrists, pediatricians, psychologists, advance practice nurses, nurses, social workers and other clinicians participating in mental healthcare for children and adolescents. 

The symposium also welcomes students and trainees in the above fields and will be held at the KVC Behavioral HealthCare, Inc. |Ball Conference Center |21350 West 153rd Street |Olathe, Kansas. Conference registrations starts at 7:15 am - 7:55 am. To attend register below -OR- Connect via webinar, to register for webinar call 620-234-4040 or download registration form and fax to (620) 235-4041

Presented by the University of Kansas Medical Center Department of Psychiatry and the University of Kansas Medical Center Department of Continuing Education

May 20, 2017 Movement Disorder Review Course 2017 - Overland Park, KS
Movement disorders have become a defined sub-specialty of neurology. Movement disorders include Parkinson’s disease and parkinsonian syndromes, essential tremor and other tremor disorders, restless legs syndrome, Tourette syndrome, chorea and tic disorders, dystonic disorders, Huntington’s disease and other hyperkinetic disorders.  The course consists of short lectures on various areas of movement disorders, use of videos to demonstrate different conditions and outcomes and questions and answer sessions with the participants to address questions, points of confusion, difficult cases they may be dealing with, etc. Attendees can also  bring video clips of difficult patients to get advice on diagnosis and treatment options from the  faculty during the case presentations section of the course.
June 22, 2017 Digestive Disease Week (DDW 2017 Highlights Dinner Program)
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‘This is the best rated GI program held in the Kansas City metro area for the past 16 consecutive years. It is attended by more than 75 gastroenterologists and endoscopists of the region and receives a lot of positive feedback. Since many practicing physicians cannot attend DDW, they really look forward to this program to get an update’

Each topic will include presentation and discussion of 10-12 clinically important and seminal abstracts presented during DDW 2017 in Chicago, IL by the speaker followed by an interactive question/answer session discussing recent relevant issues in gastrointestinal diseases for clinical gastroenterologists.

July 15, 2017 Sports Medicine Conference on Current Concepts in the Management of the Athlete
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Overview:  This symposium, headlined by the team physicians for the Kansas City Royals and the Kansas City Chiefs and the orthopedic staff of The University of Kansas Hospital, includes lectures and discussions on the latest advances in sports medicine diagnostics, surgery, rehabilitation, and injury prevention techniques.  Attendees will gain exposure to the latest in medical care for the competitive and recreational athlete.  Featured topics will include hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, and concussion injuries.

Target Audience:  Current Concepts in the Management of the Athlete will target athletic trainers, physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, nurses, and other health care professionals involved in the care, treatment and prevention of athletic injuries.

August 5, 2017 Neuromuscular Review Course 2017 - Baltimore, MD
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The Neuromuscular Review Course is presented by leading neurologists specializing in neuromuscular disorders and provides an up to date review of clinical issues related to the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular diseases.

August 12, 2017 Neuromuscular Review Course 2017 - Boise, ID
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The Neuromuscular Review Course is presented by leading neurologists specializing in neuromuscular disorders and provides an up to date review of clinical issues related to the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular diseases.

September 15 - September 16, 2017 5th Annual Midwest Conference on Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine
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The purpose of this conference is to update physicians, scientists, nurses and other healthcare professionals, trainees, and the general public in the greater Midwest region on:

1) the past, present, and future of adult stem cell therapy;
2) new developments in adult stem cell research;
3) diagnosis and treatment guidelines related to cell therapy for various medical conditions;
4) management of patients using these new cell transplantation technologies; and
5) the ethical use of regulated adult stem cells.

For more information on the Midwest Stem Cell Therapy Center click here http://www.kumc.edu/msctc.html.

To register for the conference and do not wish to have continuing education credits please call Midwest Stem Cell Therapy Center  |Rebecca Potter @ 913-945-6316 or Lindale Banks @ 913-945-7021.

For Continuing Education Credits register and pay online here. 

September 21 - September 22, 2017 10th Annual Healthcare Simulation Conference

This two day conference will focus on assessment and debriefing best practices as implemented by the internationally recognized Israel Center for Medical Simulation, known as MSR.  MSR strives to improve patient-safety and the clinical skills of healthcare providers.  By proactively exposing trainees to challenging clinical and humanistic encounters, MCR aims to reduce errors and improve the quality of care and teamwork. 

Visit the event website at http://www.jccc.edu/conferences/healthcare-simulation-conference for more information and registration.

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