Jeffrey Kirchner, D.O., Chair of LG Health’s CME Committee, recently was recognized by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education for his support of learning and continuing medical education. Thank you, Dr. Kirchner! Read more here.
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute: Lung Cancer Diagnostic and Treatment Advances is the subject of this important session. Speakers and presentations include Dr. Samuel J. Kerr (Immunotherapy and Precision Diagnostics in Treatment of Lung Cancer), Dr. David J. Cziperle (Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery and Opioid Reduction), Dr. Kenneth R. Blank (Advanced Radiation Therapy Treatment of Lung Cancer), Dr. Matthew C. Wiggins (Low Dose CT Lung Screening), Dr. Jennifer M. Worth (Moderator Question and Answers) and Dr. Randall A. Oyer (Closing Remarks). Dinner, 5:30 to 6 p.m.; CME starts promptly at 6 p.m. Register here.
5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24: Act 31 Mandated Reporter live training is being offered one more time this year. Attendees must stay for the entire presentation, per DHS requirements. Registration is required and open only to members of the LGH Medical & Dental Staff. Walk-ins will not be allowed. Register and get more information here.
5 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, John Wright Restaurant: Primary Care Update is a joint providership with Martin Foot & Ankle, featuring multiple presentations on a variety of topics. Dinner and check-in, 5 to 5:45 p.m.; presentations begin at 5:45 p.m. Register here.
6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, Riverdale Manor: Oncologist in my pocket: Medical and radiation oncology for the primary care provider will feature Drs. Pamela Boimel and Shanthi Sivendran. Event is limited to LGH physicians, NPs and PAs. Space is limited, so please register early. Register here.
Grand Rounds and Recurring Events
These do not require pre-registration
Grand Rounds are not held during the month of August.
Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, Stager Conference Center: Joshua Bauml, MD, Penn Medicine, and LG Health’s Cassie Martin, PA‐C, and Elizabeth Horenkamp, MD, will present Immunotherapy with a focus on complications and toxicities at Dept. of Medicine Grand Rounds.
7 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, Stager Conference Center: Family Medicine Grand Rounds welcomes Dr. Michael Smith from our Wound Care Center presenting Wound Care Assessment and Treatment for the Family Physician.
7 to 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, Stager Conference Center: Pediatric Grand Rounds will feature Dr. Eric Marsh from CHOP presenting on Medical Cannabis for pediatric patients.
External Internet Activities
Learn New Skills for Caring for Seriously Ill Patients While Earning Free CME/CEUs
Penn Medicine 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-201-2674.
Influenza CME Webinar – Now available online at lghflu.dkbmed.com
Last year, more than 120,000 people in Pennsylvania contracted the flu, and over 500 were hospitalized. Vaccination is the first line of defense, but early diagnosis and prompt antiviral treatment are important for those already infected. In this pre-recorded webinar, originally presented as a lecture at Lancaster General Hospital, Past President of the Infectious Disease Society of America Dr. Paul Auwaerter, MBA, and our own Drs. Thomas C. Raff and Jean David Dumornay, MBA, discuss how to reduce complications and hospitalizations associated with influenza. This program has been approved for AMA, MOC, ANCC, AAPA and AAFP credits. Access Link: lghflu.dkbmed.com
ODM: A Vision for Diabetic Eye Screening - LGHdme.dkbmed.com
Diabetes often causes blindness, but screening can prevent it. Drs. Christian Hermansen and Michael R. Pavlica use patient case studies to explain the importance of retinal screening and how new technology makes it easy. Earn up to 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and 1.0 MOC points [and patient safety MOC credit] in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Also approved for 1.0 AAFP Prescribed credits. Registration Link: LGHdme.dkbmed.com
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, 717-544-4500, or Amber Provinzano, 717-544-4242, in the CME Office.