Special symposia (Pre-registration required)

5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, and Thursday April 26, ABBCI Seraph Conference Room: Save the date for LGH APP Conference Series. Topics and speakers for March 13 are “Antibiotics” with Michael Sasso, M.D., and “Wound Care” with Evan Knappenberger, PA-C, and April 26 “DM” with Jo Ann Detweiler, CRNP, and Mallory Hull, CRNP, and “VTE” with Caitlyn McNaughton, PA-C.  Register for one or both events here.

6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, Riverdale Manor: Osteoporosis: Update on Dx and Tx is the topic for this CME touching on issues such as interpreting FraX, when to repeat DXA, when to stop treatment and more. Only physicians, NPs and PAs who are members of the LGH Medical & Dental Staff may attend. Riverdale Manor is located at 62 Pitney Road. Space is extremely limited, click here to register.

5 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, Stager Conference Center: Medical Marijuana: Clinical Considerations & Dispensing in Pennsylvania (DOH Certification Course). This live certification course is a joint providership with University of the Sciences (Philadelphia) and Hospice Community & Care (Lancaster). CME credit is not offered for this event. Dinner and check-in begin at 5 p.m.; program will begin promptly at 5:30 and end at 9:30 p.m. You must stay for the whole four hours to be eligible for state certification. Space is limited, so registering early is encouraged. USciences is an approved education provider for the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Office of Medical Marijuana. A registration fee of $275 applies for the following provider types: MD, DO, CRNP, PA-C and/or RPh; LGH/Penn Medicine employees are offered a discounted registration rate of $125; a registration fee of $75 applies to other clinical and/or staff registration. The associated registration fees are payable to USciences. Lancaster General Hospital and Hospice Community & Care are not responsible for the fees associated with this course, and will not receive any payment from USciences or attendees for this course. Click here to register for this four-hour live certification course.
 
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 March (Pre-registration not required)
 
Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, Stager Conference Center: New Oral DM Agent is the topic of an upcoming Department of Medicine Grand Rounds with Mark Schutta, M.D., medical director at Penn Rodebaugh Diabetes Center.
 
7 to 8 a.m. Thursday, March 15, Stager Conference Center: Sarah Long, M.D., will return to LGH to speak on Infectious Diseases. Dr. Long’s visit is one of the most anticipated presentations of the year. You won’t want to miss it! Dr. Long is a professor of pediatrics at Drexel University and practices at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.

7 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 20, Stager Conference Center: Family Medicine Grand Rounds will feature Ami Jhaveri, M.D.; Kenneth Blank, M.D.; Shannon Scrudato, M.D.; and Caitlyn McNaughton, PA-C, presenting Breast Cancer: Less is More.

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 for DOs and Dec. 31 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.

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 717-544-4500, rbolinger2@lghealth.org or Amber Provinzano at 717-544-4242, aprovinzano2@lghealth.org, 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.

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