Upcoming CME events
Opioid Act 124 Mandatory Training is now available as a recorded event. This event fulfills the new law mandating two hours of CME training for all providers who have a DEA license. The training is required prior to your next re-licensure, which is Oct. 31, 2018, for DOs and Dec. 31, 2018, for MDs. Go to www.lghealth.org/cme and click on CME on Demand. You’ll see the training at the top in Featured Materials. Or click here to be taken directly to the course and use your LGH username (what you use for Epic) to log in. After you take the course, you must complete a post test and an evaluation to receive your credits.
Special symposia (Pre-registration required)
5 to 10:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, or 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16: Buprenorphine Waiver Training will be offered at two locations and times. Thursday’s event, which includes dinner 5 to 5:30 p.m., will be held in the multipurpose room at the PA College of Health Sciences. Saturday’s event at the Stager Conference Center at LGH will include breakfast 7 to 8 a.m. and lunch during the event. Speaker is Adam Lake, M.D. Go here to register.
5:30 to 8 p.m. March 29 or May 1, Stager Conference Center: Mandated Training for Act 31 Child Abuse: Suspected Child Abuse & Neglect – Recognizing & Responding to Children at Risk. This event will satisfy the state’s two-hour Act 31 mandated reporter training required prior to your next licensure cycle. The event is not recorded and must be attended live. Only members of the LGH Medical & Dental Staff may register and attend this conference. You will need your medical license number, date of birth and the last four digits of your SSN to register. Dinner, 5:30 to 6 p.m.; program, 6 to 8 p.m. Register here.
Grand Rounds and recurring events in December (Pre-registration not required)
Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, Stager Conference Center: Department of Medicine Grand Rounds will feature Joseph McPhee, M.D., speaking on current outcomes of bariatric surgery and new weight-loss approaches.
Wednesday, Dec. 6, WBH Nursery 2: OB Simulation to be held noon to 1 p.m., 1 to 2 p.m., 2 to 3 p.m. or 3 to 4 p.m.; choose the most convenient time for you. Speakers are Robert Faizon, M.D.; Vivian Haughton, MSN, RN, CNS; and Christine Hansson, MSN, RN.
7 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, Stager Conference Center: Hold the date for Dr. Robert Howse’s lecture on Capacity for Family Medicine Grand Rounds.
Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, Stager Conference Center: Department of Medicine Grand Rounds features Dr. Murray Flaster reviewing stroke case studies.
7 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, Stager Conference Center: Hold the date for Family Medicine Grand Rounds.
7 to 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, Stager Conference Center: Pediatric Grand Rounds will feature Kristina Cole, M.D., Ph.D., speaking on Pediatric Brain Tumors. Dr. Cole is a pediatric oncologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
For more details on the events above, go to www.lghealth.org/cme, click on Month-at-a-Glance Calendar and click on an event of interest. LG Health CME events are open to all providers on the LG Health Medical & Dental Staff. Special symposia require registration, but Grand Rounds don’t. Grand Rounds are recorded and are available at www.lghealth.org/cme by clicking on CME on Demand (Enduring Materials). For more information on these and other upcoming events, please visit www.lghealth.org/cme or contact Roxanne Bolinger at 544-4500, firstname.lastname@example.org or Amber Provinzano at 544-4242, email@example.com, in the CME Office.
Prior to attending a CME event, please download the free “eeds” app to your mobile device (Flip-phone holdouts, please add 828-216-8114 to your contact list under “CME.”). You’ll use your mobile device to log your attendance (using your regular LGH user ID and password) instead of paper sign-ins and complete your evaluation. If you don’t have a mobile device, go to www.lghealth.org/cme to log your attendance within 24 hours of the event.