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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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February 3, 2018 Heart Health in Women Symposium 2018
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Heart Health in Women 2018 is a half-day educational program for health care professionals focused on promoting comprehensive understanding of heart disease in women. Topics include risk factors, prevention, clinical presentation, treatments and outcomes of cardiovascular disease in women, highlighting areas where women have unique disease features and outcomes. This program is intended to improve the cardiac care for women in Central Virginia through education and awareness. It is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, technologists, and pharmacists 

February 3, 2018 6th Annual Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium: Collaborating to Close Gaps
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Life expectancy varies by as much 15 years depending on social determinants of health. How can the interprofessional team help close that gap? Join us for the Sixth Annual Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium: Collaborating to Close Gaps.

For more information and to register online, visit rampages.us/ipe-symposium

February 9, 2018 Advances in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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The program has been designed for obstetrician-gynecologists, ob/gyn nurse practitioners, family practitioners and primary care providers in clinical practice in Virginia and nearby states. The one-day program will provide an intense update on current health policy, health care in the U.S., marijuana in pregnancy, obesity, care of the transgender child and adolescent, incorporating evidence into your surgical practice, indication of labor and risk of cesarean delivery, opioid use disorder in pregnancy.
February 10, 2018 Health in A Changing Climate
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This symposium will review how changes in the climate affect health through effects on plant physiology, extreme heat, water quality and rising sea level.
February 24, 2018 Twelfth Annual Virginia Heart & Vascular Institute Symposium
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This symposium is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on cardiovascular issues including the latest treatment options for clinical management. The symposium’s format will include interactive lectures and case-based studies. Participation in this activity should improve attendees’ knowledge in cardiovascular risk assessment, treatment and new innovation and ultimately improved cardiovascular patient outcomes.
March 13, 2018 2018 Odyssey Conference - Educating the Acute and Critical Care Nurse
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This year’s conference brings together professionals from diverse fields bringing information on wide-ranging topics relevant to quality patient centered care and critical nursing practice. The conference will cover this variety of topics via plenary and concurrent sessions, and poster sessions.
March 24, 2018 The 22nd Annual Virginia Liver Symposium & Update in Gastroenterology
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The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, the Liver Transplant Program and VCU Health Continuing Medical Education are pleased to offer the 22nd Annual Virginia Liver Symposium and Update in Gastroenterology in Richmond, Virginia at the Westin Hotel. The program is designed for primary care and sub-specialty physicians, and mid-level medical providers who treat patients with gastrointestinal and liver disorders.

Endorsed by the AGA Institute

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April 14, 2018 Advanced Practice Provider Pharmacology Symposium
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The symposium is targeted especially to Advanced Practice Providers, such as Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives and Physician Assistants from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Topics include pharmacotherapeutics in caring for patients with CHF, COPD, rheumatic diseases, delirium, sexually transmitted infections and an update on contraceptives, bipolar disorders and ADHD management, and management of clients with substance abuse disorders.


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. Comprehensive information and discussions will focus on the perioperative process across the continuum.
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. Join us for this highly interactive program designed to enhance your skills to deprescribe medications.
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.
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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Early Bird Pricing Ends January 31st! 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 21 - May 22, 2018 46th Annual Hans Berger Clinical Neurophysiology Symposium - Best Practices for Challenging Scenarios
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This engaging conference, throughout its historical presence, has brought hands on and comprehensive updates to the healthcare profession with advances in neurology and neurophysiology for physicians, technologists and other health care providers.  This annual event, rich in content, is sure to enrich your knowledge and provide the best practices for challenging case scenarios.

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.