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Welcome to the University of Kansas Medical Center Continuing Education Portal

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

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February 23, 2017 Greater Kansas City Radiological Society Program Series February 2017
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This education program series will allow Greater Kansas City Radiological Society members to review new guidelines, standards and new clinical information in Radiology Physicians and residents will be able to review new guidelines and integrate new clinical information into their clinical practice.  This program series will offer 4 CME programs this year for GKCRS members from January 2017 to May 2017.

Click here for more information about the GKCRS.

February 24, 2017 Landmark Clinical Trials CA-ACC
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Many new advances over the years have come and gone as merely a fad. Others have ended up being a mainstay in our current standard of care. It is only with critical reappraisal of 3 and 5 year results of these advances will we be able to discern the difference.

Please download the registration form here and fax to 913-588-4486 or call 913-588-4488.

February 24, 2017 ECHO Pain Management - Goal setting and patient engagement
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This Kansas ECHO pilot will focus on medical, pharmacological and psychological considerations to enhance patient functioning and quality of life.  Using secure, easy-to-use videoconferencing technology an environment of group learning with best practice protocols is established with practices across the state.  These protocols help reduce variation in care and improve outcomes for patients experiencing chronic pain across the lifespan.
March 4, 2017 Neuromuscular Review Course 2017 - Scottsdale, AZ
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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.

March 10, 2017 ECHO Pain Management - Physical Examination
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This Kansas ECHO pilot will focus on medical, pharmacological and psychological considerations to enhance patient functioning and quality of life.  Using secure, easy-to-use videoconferencing technology an environment of group learning with best practice protocols is established with practices across the state.  These protocols help reduce variation in care and improve outcomes for patients experiencing chronic pain across the lifespan.
March 11, 2017 8th Expert Strategies in Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal and Liver Disorders:
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The program’s goal is to improve participants’ competence and practice performance by providing cutting edge information on endoscopy, gastroenterology and liver diseases through state of the art lectures and hands on endoscopy sessions taught by an international faculty of experts in the field.   This is a conference targeted towards clinical gastroenterologists, endoscopists, hepatologists, advanced practice registered nurses, nurses and other health care professionals.

Exhibitors are welcome to download exhibit packet on the sponsor tab.

March 18, 2017 Neuromuscular Review Course 2017 - Tampa, FL
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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.

March 25, 2017 Neuromuscular Review Course 2017 - Nashville, TN
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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.

April 1, 2017 Lung Cancer and Head & Neck Cancer Symposium 2017
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The treatment paradigm of advance lung cancer and H&N cancer has shifted recently with the approval of several check point inhibitor antibody immunotherapeutic agents. This treatment is associated with different side effect profile. Their mechanism of resistance and how to overcome them are currently under investigation. How to integrate this novel agents with radiation therapy and other standard therapy like tyrosine inhibitors, anti-VEGF mAb and chemotherapy are still evolving. The symposium will review the progress in the field of immune-oncology agents, the management of endocrine associated adverse events and how to integrate them with other modalities of therapy. 

Head & Neck cancer with HPV positive have better prognosis and may need different treatment approach compared to HPV negative patients. The symposium will review differences in management depending on HPV status and how to integrate checkpoint inhibitors in the treatment of advanced H&N cancers. The symposium will also review recent treatment update of sino-nasal cancers. 

This symposium will take place at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel

April 7, 2017 Gastroenterology Fellows' Course 2017
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The purpose of this course is to provide an update on important topics in the field of gastroenterology with a specific focus on endoscopy.  Through a series of didactic lectures, expert faculty will review these topics and will answer questions.

April 7, 2017 Family Medicine Spring Symposium 2017
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The Family Medicine Spring Symposium is designed primarily for family physicians with goals for improving physician knowledge and competence.  This symposium will feature issues related to children's health for the family physician.
April 7 - April 8, 2017 Kansas City Live Endoscopy Course & Update in Gastroenterology and Hepatology - 2017
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The purpose of this course is to provide a state-of-the-art update on advancements in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy to health professions in the great Midwest region.  Attendees will learn about various endoscopic techniques and technological innovations that can be incorporated into their clinical practice.  Through a series of didactic lectures, video forums and liven endoscopy cases, experts in the field will review the basic and advanced in therapeutic endoscopy.  

April 8, 2017 Clinical Update in Nephrology and Transplantation
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In this one day symposium, renowned experts in the field of Nephrology will provide a comprehensive review of important updates and advances in the diagnosis and management of patients with kidney diseases. This educational program will feature lectures, question & answer sessions, panel discussion and case studies in the major areas of nephrology. Presenters will also discuss complications and recommendations for optimal care. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the speakers and other faculty and fellows from the KU Nephrology Training Program.

http://www.kumc.edu/school-of-medicine/internal-medicine/nephrology/clinical-symposium.html

April 20, 2017 Greater Kansas City Radiological Society Program Series April 2017
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This education program series will allow Greater Kansas City Radiological Society members to review new guidelines, standards and new clinical information in Radiology Physicians and residents will be able to review new guidelines and integrate new clinical information into their clinical practice.  This program series will offer 4 CME programs this year for GKCRS members from January 2017 to May 2017.

Click here for more information about the GKCRS.

April 22 - April 23, 2017 The Greater Kansas City Echo Society Annual Meeting
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The purpose of this program is to present the most current established and emerging technologies.

The faculty is composed of experts in the field who will discuss the strengths and limitations of these

new advancements.

April 28 - April 30, 2017 67th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on Anesthesiology
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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.  

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