Welcome to VCU Health CME

Whether you are referring a patient to one of our faculty experts, seeking the latest research findings in one of our many specialties or are seeking continuing education credits from our professional development programs, this page provides a listing of resources to help meet your continuing education needs.

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Date Event Description
April 21, 2018 2018 Perioperative Nursing Conference: Perioperative Care - The new paradigm, building success

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Our Eighth Annual  Perioperative Nursing Conference will serve to increase the health care professional’s knowledge and commitment to safety and the delivery of quality care.

April 26, 2018 Tools and Strategies for Successful Deprescribing
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Deprescribing is a complex and patient-specific process that requires a high-caliber interprofessional healthcare team to be effective. A pre-conference symposium for the Virginia Geriatric Society's Annual meeting April 27- April 29. For more information, visit: http://www.vgsconference.org
April 27, 2018 2018 Pathways to Knowledge Nurse Educator Conference
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April 27, 2018 26th Annual WISDM Leadership Conference 2018
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Women in Science, Dentistry, and Medicine Annual Leadership Conference 2018. This conference promotes professional development of leadership skills, communication, and personal growth through leadership self-awareness, career development, and feedback. We welcome men and women physicians, dentists, scientists, postdocs, fellows, administrators and other health care professionals across the VCU Medical Center, VAMC, Inova Campus and beyond and other community leaders. In addition, the conference provides an opportunity to network with other professionals and share advice and experiences. This conference is sponsored by VCU School of Medicine, VCU School of Dentistry, VCU Workforce Development and Strategy, and McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
April 28, 2018 Grab 'n Go CME - Management of Obesity
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Do you struggle to find time to attend CME programs?  Find funds to travel to conferences?  

Introducing Grab -N- Go CME

Quick updates on hot topics, held in Richmond, VA. 

Management of Obesity will focus on:

  • Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatment Options for Obesity
  • Review of New Diabetes Medications
  • Challenging Obesity Paradigms and Diet
  • Managing Cardiovascular Co-Morbidities in Obesity
April 28, 2018 Clinical Challenges in Pediatric Primary Care 2018
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Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU and the Virginia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics present the 5th Annual Clinical Challenges in Pediatric Primary Care continuing education seminar at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA.
April 28 - April 29, 2018 2018 CEN Certification Review Workshop
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This is the Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) review course.  This is for Emergency nurses, also known as trauma nurses, are specialized registered nurses (RNs) or nurse practitioners (NPs) who work as part of the healthcare team for acute illness and trauma patients.

April 28, 2018 2nd Annual Advances in Pulmonary Disease
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This event is designed for physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice providers and nurses in primary care, rheumatology and pulmonology who provide care to patients with COPD, pulmonary embolus, ARDs and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).
May 3 - May 6, 2018 Women's Health 2018: Translating Research Into Clinical Practice
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Drs. Kornstein, Ellis, and Klein have created another premier event filled with interdisciplinary Women’s Health topics you won’t want to miss. Featuring leading experts in the field, topics include primary care of women, reproductive health and much more.
May 5 - May 6, 2018 Infuse: The Path to Possibilities

Infuse 2018 provides an intentional moment for physicians to think about themselves, explore their passions, and connect with the joy in practicing medicine. 

Additional information and registration is available on the Infuse 2018 website.

May 15 - May 17, 2018 USP <797> Sterile Compounding and Aseptic Processing Training Program and USP <800> Training for Proper Handling of Hazardous Drugs

For more information or to register please visit: https://vcuccpr.learningexpressce.com/index.cfm?fa=view&eventID=11873

May 17, 2018 Advances in Screening for Congenital Heart Disease
This one hour presentation by Dr. Joanna Rosenthal, Pediatric Cardiology, Fetal Echo is a learning opportunity for ob/gyn, midwives, and sonographers. Attendees will learn to appropriately identify women who are at higher risk for delivering a baby with congenital heart disease who should be considered for a fetal echocardiogram.
May 18, 2018 2018 VCU Comprehensive Stroke Symposium
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The VCU Annual Comprehensive Stroke Symposium features noted faculty and experts in the field. As an academic tertiary referral center, VCU cares for complex stroke patients, adults to pediatrics, throughout the continuum of care.
May 21 - May 22, 2018 46th Annual Hans Berger Clinical Neurophysiology Symposium - Best Practices for Challenging Scenarios
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The Department of Neurology at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine presents distinguished faculty from epilepsy centers and neurophysiology laboratories across the country in the 46th annual commemoration of Hans Berger's birthday.
June 2, 2018 Practical Endocrine Topics for Primary Care
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Endocrinology Update for Primary Care
June 21 - June 22, 2018 2018 ELNEC-PPC
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This course is adapted from the ELNEC core curriculum with a focus on caring for neonates through to adolescence. This is not a train-the-trainer program. If your job description is solely patient care, then you will want to attend this two-day ELNEC-PPC training course.
June 23, 2018 Grab 'n Go CME - Complementary Medicine
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Summer special!  $50 registration fee 

This series of short half-day low-cost CME opportunities include four 45-minute interdisciplinary presentations focused on one hot topic, and will have you out the door before it’s time for lunch.

July 20 - July 22, 2018 40th Annual Pediatric Primary Care Conference
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Join us in Virginia Beach for three-half days of innovative content and updates in emergency medicine, primary care, and developmental pediatrics with small group sessions that provide opportunities for interactive learning through case analysis and in-depth discussion. Workshops will be held each day allowing for hands-on skill development. Network with your peers and catch up with old friends at the evening receptions on Friday and Saturday evenings.

This activity is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, PAs, nurses, and other health care professionals who deliver primary, emergency and developmental care to children and adolescents. 
September 15 - September 16, 2018 Back to the Future: Moving Beyond Opioids for Chronic Pain
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Registration now open!

Join us for a dynamic weekend in Richmond's Far West End filled with the most up-to-date best practices in pain management. This two-day event has been created for primary care physicians, pain specialists, physiatrists, anesthesiologists, neurologists, surgeons, orthopedists, internists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals who are engaged in treating chronic pain. 
October 19, 2018 2018 Mid-Atlantic Interprofessional Leadership Conference

Brochure and Registration coming this summer!  Mark your calendar!

The 15th Annual Leading the Way Interprofessional Leadership Conference is designed for informal and formal leaders from all healthcare organizations, whether academic settings or private industries. The conference is specifically designed for the interprofessional healthcare professional working in varied leadership and management roles including, but not limited to, physicians, nursing, advance practice nurses, pharmacy, respiratory therapy, physical and occupational therapy, speech pathology, radiology, social work and all healthcare professionals.

October 27, 2018 Sports Med Essentials
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Join us for an information packed one-day course covering all of the sports medicine essentials you need to know about. This course will help you learn to identify the most common sports medicine injuries you'll see in your exam rooms, as well as their proper treatment plans, and when you need to refer for surgical intervention.