Upcoming Conferences – Spring 2019

Take a look at our upcoming CME conferences. There’s something for everyone!

CardAdvances20196th Annual Advances in Cardiovascular Diagnosis & Therapy 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 7:45 AM – 4:15 PM
Location: Radisson Hotel, Coralville, IA

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Cardiovascular Medicine is rapidly evolving to new evidence on medical, interventional, and surgical therapies. This conference will assist primary care providers and cardiologists in staying current with advances in the cardiovascular field.

The program will present the latest techniques, technologies, devices and therapies available for the diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation arrest, heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, ischemic cardiac disease, and valvular disease. The evidence-based information provided will benefit nursing, advanced practice, and physician members of medical teams.

IDUpdate201921st Annual Update in Infectious Diseases
Friday, April 26, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: hotelVetro and Conference Center, Iowa City, IA

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This program is designed for primary care physicians, including specialists in family practice, internal medicine, and pediatrics; clinical microbiologists; pharmacists; nurses; and individuals in training for these careers.

Lectures and interactive workshops will provide an update on the current, state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases that commonly arise in adults and/or children in the community and would routinely be encountered by primary care physicians in the Midwest.

DiabAdvances2019Advances in Diabetes and Obesity Management 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019
TIme: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: 2117 MERF, Iowa City, IA

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The purpose of this program is to increase knowledge by discussing issues with medications, nutrition, and physical activity related to obesity and diabetes.


Ethics_2019Ethics in Healthcare 2019
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM – 4:15 PM
Location: Medical Education and Research Facility, Iowa City, IA


This conference is meant to facilitate professional dialogue about ethical challenges and decision-making in healthcare. Topics include:

  • Opioid Treatment Agreements: Opportunities, Challenges, and Ethical Issues
  • Implicit Bias and Culturally Responsive Health Care
  • Communication in Serious Illness: Ethical Values, Empirical Evidence, and Clinical Experience
  • From Theory to Practice: Ethical Principles Virtues in the Real World of Healthcare

Please contact Joyce Craig (joyce-craig@uiowa.edu) for registration information.

CulturallyResponsive2019Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa 2019
Friday, May 31, 2019
Time: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: UI College of Public Health Building, Iowa City, IA

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This program is designed to enhance clinical practice by increasing knowledge in providing culturally sensitive care for patients with various religious and cultural beliefs, dealing with patient bias towards providers, care for undocumented immigrants, providing equitable care for persons with disabilities, and caring for LGBTQ* patients.

RheumSymp_2019Iowa Rheumatology Symposium 2019
Friday, May 31, 2019
Time: 7:15 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Marriott Coralville Hotel & Conference Center, Coralville, IA

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The purpose of this program is to increase competence in diagnosing sterile osteomyelitis, NMO- and NMDAR spectrum disease, and improve the ability to make early diagnosis of spondyloarthropathies, and distinguish various causes of joint pains in patients with psoriasis.

The intended audience includes rheumatologists, advanced practice providers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and other arthritis health professionals.

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