9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Friday, June 14, Stager Conference Center: 2nd Annual Geriatric Symposium: A Holistic View will include presentations and a panel discussion with Lisa Walke, MD, and Mark Simone, MD, from Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and our own Neelofer Sohail, MD, Mara Wilson, PharmD, Jennifer Costello, PharmD, and Senior Counsel Kathryn Weinrich. Register now.
5:30 to 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, ABBCI: Cardio-Oncology -- An Important Collaboration features Joseph Carver, MD, Chief of Staff, Abramson Cancer Center, as well as The Heart Group of LG Health speakers Ron Jacob, MD, Justin Roberts, DO, and Amit Varma, MD. Register now.
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 now and get more information.
Grand Rounds and Recurring Events (These do not require pre-registration)
7 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, Stager Conference Center: Save the date for Family Medicine Grand Rounds with Patricia Carr Reese, MD, and other residents presenting Lead Toxicity in Children in Lancaster County.
7 to 8 a.m. Thursday, June 20, Stager Conference Center: Psychiatrist Katie Hoeveler, MD, from CHOP will present Anxiety and Depression: Partnering with the Primary Care Provider at Pediatric Grand Rounds.
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
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. Register now at DKBmed.
ODM: A Vision for Diabetic Eye Screening - Visit DKBmed
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. Register now at DKBmed.
For more details on the events above, go to visit Continuing Medical Education, 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 Continuing Medical Education by clicking on CME on Demand (Enduring Materials). For more information on these and other upcoming events, please visit Continuing Medical Education or contact Roxanne Bolinger, 717-544-4500, or Amber Provinzano, 717-544-4242, in the CME Office.