Special symposium (Registration required)

6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute: Murray S. Flaster, M.D., and Ram Chavali, M.D., will present on Acute Stroke Care – Mechanical Thrombectomy and Stroke Networks of Care. Register here.

Grand Rounds and recurring events (These do not require pre-registration)

Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, Stager Conference Center: Department of Medicine Grand Rounds will feature Contemporary Management of CVA, including invasive treatment options by Michael T. Mullen, M.D., University of Pennsylvania. Murray S. Flaster, M.D., LGH Stroke Medical Director, will give an update on LGH’s stroke networks of care.
7 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, Stager Conference Center: Family of Medicine Grand Rounds will feature Harry P. Bramley, D.O., leader of the CHOP Hospitalist group at LGH.
There are no Pediatric Grand Rounds until January 2019.

Required training

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.
Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Training: We are not holding any more Mandated Reporter (Act 31) Child Abuse classes this calendar year.  However, you can get your training at no cost through several venues including here.
Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, Internet Enduring Materials: Lancaster General Women & Babies Hospital is renewing its Baby Friendly designation. All physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who are involved in any aspect of maternal or newborn care must complete three hours of breastfeeding education. We’ve made these available online so you can complete them anytime and also receive CME credit. Click here and search “BFHI” to find the three modules via our CME On Demand portal. Completion of these specific modules will show in your eeds transcript. To determine if you completed these three hours in the previous Baby Friendly designation cycle, please contact Laura Henry, LSHenry@lghealth.org.

Additional educational opportunity

Learn new skills for caring for seriously ill patients while earning free CME/CEUs: Lancaster General Health is a member of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC). This membership provides our entire staff (anyone with an LG Health email address) with access to a series of online educational modules that focus on relieving suffering in serious illness – from difficult conversations to advanced care planning to symptom management and beyond. The courses are case-based, interactive and provide free CME/CEU credits for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, case managers and social workers. You can access these and other resources by registering for a user account. If you need assistance setting up your account, contact membership@capc.org or call 212-201-2674. 

Tip for family physicians: Automatically upload your CME credits to AAFP

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.

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