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Twelfth Annual Virginia Heart & Vascular Institute Symposium
Twelfth Annual Virginia Heart & Vascular Institute Symposium Banner Saturday, February 24, 2018 7:00 AM - 3:15 PM Jepson Alumni Executive Center at the University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease, Family Practice, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine

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.
2018 Odyssey Conference - Educating the Acute and Critical Care Nurse
2018 Odyssey Conference - Educating the Acute and Critical Care Nurse Banner Tuesday, March 13, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM The Westin Richmond Hotel, Richmond, VA

Specialties: Nursing

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.
The 22nd Annual Virginia Liver Symposium & Update in Gastroenterology
The 22nd Annual Virginia Liver Symposium & Update in Gastroenterology Banner Saturday, March 24, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM The Westin Richmond | 6631 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA

Specialties: Gastroenterology, General Practice, Hepatology, Nursing, Physician Assistant

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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Advanced Practice Provider Pharmacology Symposium
Advanced Practice Provider Pharmacology Symposium Banner Saturday, April 14, 2018 7:45 AM - 4:45 PM The Westin, Richmond, VA

Specialties: Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacist, Physician Assistant, Nurse Midwife

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.


2018 Perioperative Nursing Conference: Perioperative Care - The new paradigm, building success
2018 Perioperative Nursing Conference:  Perioperative Care - The new paradigm,  building success Banner Saturday, April 21, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Westin Richmond Hotel, Richmond, VA

Specialties: Nurse Anesthetist, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwife

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.
Tools and Strategies for Successful Deprescribing
Tools and Strategies for Successful Deprescribing Banner Thursday, April 26, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hilton Short Pump Hotel, Richmond, VA


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
2018 Pathways to Knowledge Nurse Educator Conference
2018 Pathways to Knowledge Nurse Educator Conference Banner Friday, April 27, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Westin Richmond Hotel, Richmond, VA

Specialties: Nursing

This Annual Nurse Educator Conference is jointly provided by VCU Health and the Central Virginia Association of Nursing Professional Development (CVANPD). Participants will learn creative learning strategies to enhance their teaching.
26th Annual WISDM Leadership Conference 2018
26th Annual WISDM Leadership Conference 2018 Banner Friday, April 27, 2018 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Larrick Student Center, MCV Campus, Richmond, VA

Specialties: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, General Practice, General Surgery, Gynecology, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics, Ob/Gyn, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiology, Geriatric Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Otolaryngology, Nephrology, Academic/Research, Dentist - General Dentistry, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Behavioral Health

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.
Grab 'n Go CME - Management of Obesity
Grab 'n Go CME - Management of Obesity Banner Saturday, April 28, 2018 7:30 AM - 11:15 AM Larrick Student Center, Richmond, VA

Specialties: Multiple Specialties

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
2nd Annual Advances in Pulmonary Disease
2nd Annual Advances in Pulmonary Disease Banner Saturday, April 28, 2018 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM The Place at Innsbrook, Richmond, VA

Specialties: Family Practice, General Practice, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Rheumatology, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant

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).
Women's Health 2018: Translating Research Into Clinical Practice
Women's Health 2018: Translating Research Into Clinical Practice Banner Thursday, May 3, 2018 1:00 PM - Sunday, May 6, 2018 12:15 PM Crystal Gateway Marriott | 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA

Specialties: Dermatology, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, General Practice, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Ob/Gyn, Oncology, Psychiatry, Urology, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacist, Academic/Research, Behavioral Health

Early Bird Pricing extended to March 1st! 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.
46th Annual Hans Berger Clinical Neurophysiology Symposium - Best Practices for Challenging Scenarios
46th Annual Hans Berger Clinical Neurophysiology Symposium - Best Practices for Challenging Scenarios Banner Monday, May 21, 2018 8:00 AM - Tuesday, May 22, 2018 4:00 PM VCU Kontos Medical Science Building, RM 104-105, Richmond, VA


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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.

40th Annual Pediatric Primary Care Conference
40th Annual Pediatric Primary Care Conference Banner Friday, July 20, 2018 7:00 AM - Sunday, July 22, 2018 11:45 AM Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront | 5700 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA

Specialties: Family Practice, General Practice, Pediatrics, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Social Work

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. 
Back to the Future: Moving Beyond Opioids for Chronic Pain
Back to the Future: Moving Beyond Opioids for Chronic Pain Banner Saturday, September 15, 2018 7:00 AM - Sunday, September 16, 2018 12:00 PM Hilton Richmond Hotel and Spa / Short Pump | 12042 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA

Specialties: Family Practice, General Practice, Neurology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Medicine, Psychiatry, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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.