Course Registration

Date Event Description
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.

If you want to register for the conference and do not wish to have continuing education (CE) credit, e-mail the Midwest Stem Cell Therapy Center at msctc@kumc.edu for assistance with registration without CE credit.

For Continuing Education Credits register and pay online here. 

September 16, 2017 ASCO Review 2017
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This symposium aims to disseminate key practice-changing information presented in the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). In order to promote education and facilitate delivery of high-quality care of physicians and other professionals caring for patients with cancer, data of relevance for integration into clinical practice in the management of breast, lung, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and hematologic malignancies will be discussed.  

This symposium is designed for practicing medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, hematologists, oncology nurses, APRNs, physician assistants, pharmacists and other clinicians in the region.

This event will take place in Regnier Auditorium on the University of Kansas, Edwards Campus

September 16, 2017 AMWA Interim Leadership Meeting

The American Medical Women’s Association has been working for over a century to address the issues faced by women physicians and improve the care of their female patients.  This meeting will provide opportunities to discuss some of the current programs within AMWA, including sex- and gender-based medicine, human trafficking, and unconscious bias and physician burnout.  

Further information on the meeting can be found at:

AMWA Interim Leadership Meeting

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

This one and a half day conference will spark everyone's curiosity about healthcare education or improving patient safety outcomes. The three keynote speaker shave extensive experience developing research that is used as the current leading practices within healthcare.  Their expertise will provide the participants with a rich dialogue and discussion to promote everyone's appreciation of ow data can enrich our curriculums.  The conference will focus on discovering relevant research opportunities that can be implemented into academic curriculums or healthcare practice. 

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

September 29 - September 30, 2017 2017 Midwest Pulmonary Hypertension Symposium
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Pulmonary Hypertension is a complex group of medical illnesses that requires concerted multi-specialty care and frequent updates to standard of practice.  Medical providers from multiple specialties encounter these patients and are challenged to keep current with up-to-date practices.  This event is designed for pulmonologists, cardiologists, rheumatologists, internists, hospitalists as well as RNs, APRNs and physician assistants specializing in pulmonary hypertension.  The conferences' intents is to facilitate clinicians' ability to evaluate and manage pulmonary vascular disorders.
October 7 - October 8, 2017 Imaging in the Ozarks - 2017
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This is a multi-disciplinary radiology course addressing issues in body, thoracic, musculoskeletal, neurologic, ultrasound imaging and non-interpretive content.  This course will include discussion of the most current techniques in each of these specialized imaging areas.
October 7, 2017 Kansas Chapter of the American College of Cardiology’s | 4th Annual Cardiovascular Symposium

This symposium is a cardiovascular educational symposium designed to provide educational updates to physicians, nurse Practioners, nurses and allied health care professions regarding cardiovascular care.  The symposium will offer informative presentations regarding advanced heart failure treatment available, updates in imaging, anticoagulation practices, general cardiovascular health and rhythm management. Presenting will be the leaders in the cardiovascular field from all over the United States.  

For more information and to register for the 4th Annual Cardiovascular Symposium please visit: http://www.ksacc.org/

October 7, 2017 Neuromuscular Review Course 2017 - Hartford, CT
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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.

October 13 - October 14, 2017 Heart Device Symposium in the Heart of Kansas City - Devices for Heart Failure and Structural Heart Disease
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The purpose of this symposium is to update medical practitioners in the greater Midwest region on the current practices, emerging technologies, and medical advances related to heart device therapy in treating heart failure and structural heart disease. This conference will provide a forum for participants to engage in discussion, debate, and examination regarding the efficacy and applicability of these current practices, emerging technologies, and medical advances.

October 21, 2017 Neuromuscular Review Course 2017 - Albuquerque, NM
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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.

October 28, 2017 Developmental Therapeutics: Immuno-Oncology & Beyond
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This symposium is designed to bring together basic and clinical investigators and clinicians to discuss new achievements in immune-oncology and targeted therapy in solid and hematologic malignancies. Leading researchers will present new developments in drug discovery, treatment resistance and new questions that lie ahead for fundamental understanding of new information in cancer biology to get us closer to well-tailored cancer treatment.  

This symposium is designed for clinical and academic hematologists, oncologists, oncology nurses, basic scientists, clinical trail experts, including pharma and biostatisticians involved in clinical trial design, investigators and participants. 

November 4, 2017 Neurology Update 2017
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The Neurology Update is presented by academic-affiliated physicians and provides an up-to-date review of clinical issues related to neuromuscular disease, stroke, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, movement disorders, pain and medical errors.

This program is designed for neurologists.

November 11, 2017 Neuromuscular Review Course 2017 - Oklahoma City, OK
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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.

December 2, 2017 Multidisciplinary Oncology Conference 2017
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The University of Kansas Multidisciplinary Cancer Symposium is designed by experts in the field of oncology and aimed towards the educational needs of community physicians and other healthcare providers involved in the multidisciplinary management of patients with colon cancer, breast cancer and gastric cancer. Controversies and changes in treatment paradigms will be presented through short, practical, up-to-date lectures, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session for each tumor type.  This symposium is designed for medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists, radiologists, pathologists, primary care physicians, basic scientists, nurses, advance practice nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals.

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