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 help, see the attached Tip Sheet.
Special symposia (Pre-registration required)
6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, Pressroom: Primary Palliative Care: Lessons from Heart Failure, Cancer and Inpatient Medicine focuses on how other service lines at LG Health are incorporating primary palliative care into patient care. Registration is now closed, as we are at capacity, but you can still learn more about how to care for seriously ill patients with new resources provided via grant by Caroline Nunan Hill to the Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute. See above story for more details on how to take advantage of this valuable resource.
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. Please register here.
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 February (Pre-registration not required)
Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, Stager Conference Center: Red Cell Transfusion is the topic of Department of Medicine Grand Rounds with Dr. Jeffrey Carson, Principal Investigator and Study Chair MINT Trial, Provost-New Brunswick, Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences Distinguished Professor of Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
7 to 8 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, Stager Conference Center: Pediatric Grand Rounds will feature Corinne Keet, M.D., MS, Ph.D., speaking on Pediatric Allergies. Dr. Keet is an associate professor of pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
7 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, Stager Conference Center: Family Medicine Grand Rounds will feature Amy Clouse, M.D., speaking on Contraception in 2018. Dr. Clouse is the associate director of the Family Medicine Residency Program at Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org or Amber Provinzano at 717-544-4242, 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.