All programs below are produced by VCU Health departments or organizations, and offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, other credit types as noted.
2nd Annual Quality in Clinical Research Conference
April 28, 2017
Featuring morning keynotes on Biomarker Development by Dr Sanyal, Quality and Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) by Dr. Macrina, and current Hot Topics in clinical research. Two afternoon tracks are available, one for early clinical researchers providing key information on how to successfully do clinical research at VCU. The second track includes breakout sessions providing valuable information highlighting federal regulation, university policy, and good clinical practice (GCP).
Sponsored by the VCU Office of Vice President for Research and Innovation, School of Medicine, and VCU Health.
Pathways to Knowledge Nurse Educator Conference
April 28, 2017
Designed for nursing professional development practitioners, though anyone involved in educating nursing and allied healthcare professionals and students will benefit from attending. Join us to be inspired and learn from nationally known expert, Dora Bradley, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, sharing information to impact student and program outcomes. Participants will develop practical ideas to advance their practice as an educator. ANCC contact hours offered.
Advances in Pulmonary Disease
April 29, 2017
Designed for physicians, physician assistants, advanced practice providers and nurses in primary care, rheumatology and pulmonology who provide care to patients with sarcoidosis, adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). In addition, interventional approaches to pulmonary disease will be presented. Content is case-based addressing evidence based approaches to care as well as novel treatments on the horizon. Both ANCC Contact Hours and AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ offered.
Infection Control Symposium
May 5, 2017
Interdisciplinary conference offering current infection prevention topics, including the future of infection prevention and high level disinfection, which has gained much attention by regulatory agencies. The expert panel of infection preventionists will update participants in the trends and issues impacting infection prevention. ANCC Contact Hours offered.
25th Annual WISDM Leadership Conference May 5, 2017 Designed to promote professional development through enhancement of leadership skills. Community practitioners, academic faculty, administrators and other health care professionals, as well as medical, dental and graduate students, post docs, residents and community leaders are welcome. Both women and men in medicine and science will gain skills that will enhance personal growth and advance careers.
45th Annual Hans Berger Clinical Neurophysiology Symposium
Waveforms and Trending
May 22 - 23, 2017
Now in its 45th year, the annual Hans Berger Clinical Neurophysiology Symposium brings together physicians, technologists and medical professionals for practical updates in applying state-of-the-art electrodiagnostic testing in the clinical management of patients with epilepsy and related disorders.
Kendig Pediatric Pulmonary Symposium
May 25, 2017
Symposium celebrating Dr. Edwin L. Kendig Jr.’s pioneering work in pediatric pulmonary medicine, and his more than 70 years of dedication to the care of children with respiratory disease by bringing together local, national and international leaders in pediatric pulmonary medicine.
39th Annual Pediatric Primary Care Conference “Pediatrics at the Beach”
July 21-23, 2017
Designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, counselors, social workers, and other health care professionals who deliver primary care to children and adolescents.
9th International Conference on Pediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (pCRRT)
August 31 - September 2, 2017
Designed to bring together multi-disciplinary specialists to review current guidelines and best practices, and highlight lessons learned from current research and case histories to improve patient care in pCRRT.
Best Practices in Pain Management: Primary Care and Specialty Collaboration
September 16-17, 2017
Designed for primary care physicians, pain specialists, physiatrists, anesthesiologists, neurologists, surgeons, orthopedists, internists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals who treat chronic pain.
Pain Management Courses
Courses designed meet the Virginia Board of Medicine required continuing education requirements on topics related to pain management, the responsible prescribing of controlled substances, and the diagnosis and management of addiction.