CME Events in the Greater Tri Cities Area
Name of Activity: 2nd Annual Kingsport Tomorrow Regional Healthcare Symposium
Name of CME provider/sponsor: ETSU Quillen College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education
Date: November 12, 2011
Times: 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Place: MeadowView Executive Conference Center, Kingsport, TN
Credits available: Approved for ACCME 6.75 Hours (AAFP Applied for), Nursing and PT Credit also available
Contact: Quillen College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education, 423-439-8027
Details: This year's symposium is designed to increase the primary care provider's knowledge, skill, and competencies in newly emerging evidence-based patient management in the areas of sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, cancer survivorship, dementia, autism, primary-care focused physical therapy, and Barrett's Syndrome and GERD.
Also being offered this year will be a one hour presentation on Physician Prescribing Patterns that meets the Tennessee State Licensing Board's educational requirements.
Who Should Attend: Primary Care Physicians, APNs, PAs, Nurses, PTs, other Allied Health Professionals, and Students
This conference is planned and presented by Kingsport Tomorrow and Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center in collaboration with the Office of Continuing Medical Education at Quillen College of Medicine, ETSU.
CME Events in the Greater Knoxville Area
Name of activity: Internal Medicine Grand Rounds: Improving Communication Skills in a Clinical Setting
Name of CME provider/sponsor: University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine and Department of Internal Medicine
Date: October 11, 2011
Times: 8-9 a.m.
Place: Morrison’s Conference Center, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville
Credits available: Approved for AMA and AAPA credit and CEU
Contact: University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, , 865-305-9190
Name of activity: The Challenge of Change in Healthcare: A Roadmap to Performance Improvement in a Constantly Changing Environment
Name of CME provider/sponsor: University of Tennessee College of Business and UT Graduate School of Medicine
Dates: October 24-26, 2011
Place: Haslam Business Building, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Credits available: Approved for AMA credits and CEUs
Contact: University of Tennessee Center for Executive Education, , 865-974-5001
Details: The Challenge of Change in Healthcare teaches strategies to manage performance and reach sustainable success while meeting the demands of changes in the U.S. healthcare system. This course is appropriate for healthcare professionals, executives and those who impact medical and financial decisions in an organization.
Name of activity: 14th Fall Psychiatric Symposium
Name of CME provider/sponsor: Mental Health Association of East Tennessee, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine and other sponsors
Dates: October 27-28, 2011
Place: Knoxville Marriott, Knoxville
Credits available: Approved for AMA and AAPA credits and CEUs
Contact: Mental Health Association of East Tennessee, 865-584-9125
Details: The 14th Fall Psychiatric Symposium features presentations in alcohol and substance abuse; fibromyalgia and mental health; traumatic grief; vitamin augmentation for depression; reality therapy; perinatal mood and anxiety disorders; and more
CME Events in the Greater Chattanooga Area
Name of Activity: 2011 History of Medicine Symposium
Name of CME provider/sponsor: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga
Dates: October 6, 2011
Times: 8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Place: Probasco Auditorium, Erlanger Baroness Campus, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Credits Available: Designated for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim credit commensurate only with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Who Should Attend: Physicians, Residents, Medical Students, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Other Medical Professionals, and Administrators interested in the history and advances of medical practice learning objectives
Information and Contact: www.utcomchatt.org/cme
Details: At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be better prepared to describe key historical events and milestones in the evolution of the medical profession.