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January 10, 2017 | Continuing Education

Basking Ridge, NJ — Physician’s Weekly and Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare (AKH) recently launched the first ever CME-accredited course broadcast through Facebook’s Live functionality. Zubin Damania, MD, also known as ZDoggMD, a physician and internet personality known for his healthcare-centric parody music videos, hosts the 40-minute course on moral decisions entitled “Understanding the Righteous Mind.” Broadcast on the ZDoggMD Facebook page on December 12th, t [...]
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December 9, 2016 | Continuing Education

New York, NY — Mount Sinai has launched the first ever CME-accredited Coursera course on HPV- associated oral and throat cancer. The course entitled “HPV-Associated Oral and Throat Cancer: What You Need to Know” is a joint effort between Mount Sinai’s Departments of Academic Informatics and Technology and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and the Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. It marks the second co [...]
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October 25, 2016 | Continuing Education

Research Triangle Park, NC - Despite a tenuous past relationship, the pharmaceutical industry is getting back together with continuing medical education (CME) events, according to new research published by business intelligence firm Cutting Edge Information. The pharmaceutical industry's affiliation with medical education events has waxed and waned through the decades, often shifting as regulations changed. But after years of decreased involvement and financial support for CME programs, Cu [...]
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May 13, 2016 | Continuing Education

Aurora, CO – American Sentinel University has partnered with Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, NC-BC, the well-known blogger behind the award-winning nursing blog, Digital Doorway, and founder of Nurse Keith Coaching and NurseKeith.com to debut a new career coaching blog series for nurses, ‘Nurse Keith on Career Coaching’ as part of the university’s ‘The Sentinel Watch’ nursing blog. Nurse Keith will contribute a new post every other Monday and the series’ t [...]
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November 19, 2015 | Continuing Education

Lake Iswego, OR - BIOTRONIK, Inc. continues its support of the Advanced Concepts in Electrophysiology (ACE), an educational program for electrophysiologists and device-oriented cardiologists, with the largest gathering this year in the program’s history. Hosting more than 150 specialists in cardiac rhythm management, the 2015 ACE program ‑- held for the sixth consecutive year at NYU Langone Medical Center ‑- underscores the draw of top-tier global medical education. Course con [...]
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August 21, 2015 | Continuing Education

Nashville, TN - AACN Critical Care Webinar Series  Description Most nurses in critical care are familiar with the concepts of the ABCDE bundle. This bundle is universal in that it applies to critically ill patients no matter what the underlying diagnosis. Recently, work has been done to realign more closely with the Pain, Agitation and Delirium guidelines, which are currently being updated. Included in this update is the “F” for family engagement and empowerment. This webin [...]
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July 30, 2015 | Continuing Education

Chicago, IL – UNITE HERE recently delivered thousands of petitions to the Accrediting Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) board meeting in Chicago on July 16. Patients, doctors, and members of the public can still sign the petition at NoMoreDrugMoney.org. Copies of the petition signatures were also delivered to leading medical organizations and doctors in cities around the country. The petition calls on ACCME to change the rules and eliminate pharmaceutical industry fund [...]
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June 24, 2015 | Continuing Education

Chicago, IL - Hospital leaders briefed congressional staff on the important role that Medicare’s support for graduate medical education (GME) plays in helping teaching hospitals train the next generation of health care providers and urged Congress to provide adequate funding to support these efforts. The AHA-sponsored briefing included remarks by Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y. co-sponsor with Rep. Charles Boustany, R-La., of the AHA-backed Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act, H.R. [...]
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April 30, 2015 | Continuing Education

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses’ (AACN) National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) is the premier conference for high acuity and critical care nurses. This year marks the 42nd time nurses from across the country will gather for our national conference, Monday, May 18 through Thursday, May 21, 2015, in San Diego. Preconferences are Sunday, May 17.  With more than 35 contact hours (60 minute contact hour) of continuing nursing education (CE) avai [...]
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May 21, 2014 | Continuing Education

Denver, CO - Medical-Horizons.net is exhibiting at this year’s AACN meeting being held in Denver, Colorado from May 20th through May 22nd. The National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) is the premier conference for high acuity and critical care nurses. We will be giving you the latest news in critical care this week...and during the year.  Visit Medical-Horizons.net at booth 1271 to learn about the latest advancements from leading facilities on hosp [...]
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May 14, 2014 | Continuing Education

Aliso Viejo, CA - The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses’ (AACN’s) National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) is the premier conference for high acuity and critical care nurses. This year marks the 41st time nurses from across the country will gather for AACN’s national conference, Saturday, May 17, through Thursday, May 22, in Denver. With up to 35 hours of continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hours available, NTI offers incredible v [...]
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January 28, 2014 | Continuing Education

Princeton, NJ - Each year, more than 800,000 critically ill patients are unable to speak because they are ventilated or using artificial airways. That inability to communicate can lead to anxiety, frustration, and potentially panic, putting those patients at greater risk for preventable adverse events. A research team funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative (INQRI) developed and tested a program including web-based commu [...]
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December 13, 2013 | Continuing Education

San Diego, CA - At shift change, incoming and outgoing nurses transfer accountability by exchanging information about the patients under their charge (Patterson, 2008). An effective handover supports the transition of critical information and provides continuity of care, whereas poor communication at handover can jeopardize patient safety. New research suggests that by moving the handover process to the patient’s bedside, nurses’ can empowers patients to become involved in their own [...]
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June 19, 2013 | Continuing Education

Dallas, TX - Healthcare providers have a new tool to help identify and better treat people with atrial fibrillation (AFib). Enrollment is open for the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-AFIB. This hospital-based program helps providers develop treatment plans that help reduce risks for AFib patients. Those treatments include the safe use and monitoring of blood thinners to prevent stroke and heart-rate controlling medications to prevent h [...]
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June 5, 2013 | Continuing Education

Boston, MA - The AACN National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) is the premier conference for high acuity and critical care nurses, hosted annually by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. AACN has been at the forefront of critical care nursing education by bringing this renowned national conference, now in its 40th year, to nurses who care for the sickest patients and their families. This year the conference was held Saturday, May 18 through Thursday, May 23, [...]
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