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Continuing Medical Education/Symposium Registration

2019 Spring Symposium

Objectives

    • Become familiar with the different classes of anti-arrhythmic drug therapy
    • Better individualize the care of patients with atrial and ventricular arrhythmias using appropriate anti-arrhythmic agents
    • Become familiar with the important risks associated with anti-arrhythmic drugs in certain patient populations
    • Explore appropriate duration of antibiotic therapy for common and uncommon infections
    • Determine appropriate timing to change empiric antibiotics
    • Discuss the risk in short term use of antibiotics, when it’s ultimately proved there is no infection
    • Define what sexual harassment is
    • Describe the ways to prevent, report and correct sexual harassment
    • Determine what healthcare professionals should do if they experience or witness unwelcome sexual conduct in their workplace
    • Review the clinical and imaging workup for carotid disease
    • Define the role of medical & surgical intervention in symptomatic vs asymptomatic carotid disease
    • Compare endarterectomy versus stenting for treatment of carotid disease
    • Recognize common pediatric arrhythmias
    • Comprehend that there are major differences between pediatric and adult arrhythmias
  • Recognize basic PALS concepts with pediatric arrhythmias

Agenda

Anti-arrhythmic Drug Therapy – Friend or Foe?
Miguel Leal, MD, FACC, FHRS – Assistant Professor, CHS – University of Wisconsin

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Illinois Physicians
Beth Naccarato – Program Manager, HR Compliance – Northwestern Medicine
Jennifer Cerven – Program Manager, HR Compliance – Northwestern Medicine

New Recommendations on Duration of Antibiotic Therapy
Michael Angarone, DO – Assistant Professor of Medicine, Infectious Disease – Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Jana Williams, MD – Instructor of Medicine, Infectious Disease – Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Common Cardiac Arrhythmias in the Pediatric Population
Joshua Murphy, MD – Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics – Rush University Medical System

Management of Carotid Disease
Babak Jahromi, MD – Professor of Neurological Surgery – Northwestern Medicine

Registration Form

Continuing Medical Education provides:

  • Conveniently scheduled dates and times to help you meet your CME annual requirements
  • Current medical education in various specialties
  • The opportunity to network with physician colleagues
  • An opportunity for both Centegra and non-Centegra physicians to suggest topics and present information about their areas of expertise at Centegra CME events

For more information about CME opportunities, please contact:

  • Edie Best, CME Coordinator—815-759-8151