Upcoming medical education events, Fall 2022

Take a look at our upcoming CME conferences. Lots of educational opportunities!

Advances in Diabetes and Obesity Management 2022

Friday, October 7, 2022
Courtyard by Marriott Iowa City University Heights, Iowa City, IA
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This event consists of eight lectures by experts on various topics, including new technology and therapeutics available for treatment of diabetes and obesity.

Highlights include: Update in diabetes care, GLP-1 agonist in obesity, and diabetic kidney disease; keynote by Joseph Aloi, MD, Chief for Endocrinology and Metabolism, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC.

Bone Health for the Rheumatologist

Friday, October 14, 2022
Courtyard by Marriott Iowa City University Heights, Iowa City, IA
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The 32nd Annual Rheumatology Symposium covers the topic of bone health for the rheumatologist. This activity will enable clinicians to apply state of the art knowledge in upholding the bone health of patients with rheumatologic conditions.

Highlights include: osteoporosis screening, SAPHO (Synovitis, Acne, Pustulosis, and Hyperostosis), and se of non-opioid medications for management of chronic pain in rheumatologic diseases.

Drug Allergy and Allergy Drugs

Friday, October 21, 2022
Courtyard by Marriott Iowa City University Heights, Iowa City, IA
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This course is designed to inform providers in allergy/immunology on updates in medical therapy particularly focusing on drug allergy and medicines used in the field of allergy and immunology.

Highlights include: Updates in the field of drug allergy, new drug options in asthma, urticaria, eczema, and inborn errors of immunity, and dermatologic manifestations of drug allergy; keynote from David Kahn, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern.

Progress 2022: Learning Together in the 21st Century

Thursday and Friday, October 27-28, 2022
7:15am-4:15pm Thursday and Friday
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center, Coralville, IA
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Emphasizing the interprofessional team approach to patient care, this program combines annual internal medicine and pharmacy continuing education programs into a single multi-track program offering plenary sessions, breakout sessions, and current hot topics in a combined interprofessional format.

Highlights include: Updates in oncology, allergy/immunology, endocrinology, pain management, clinician well-being, and the safety and efficacy of various treatment options (including monoclonal antibodies and COVID-19); keynote from Kierstin Cates Kennedy, MD, Clinical Associate Professor and Interim Chief Medical Officer, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Medicine.

For additional information related specifically to the SHM Virtual Poster Session contact: Dianna.Edwards@unitypoint.org

Coverage of previous years of Progress can be found here.

Management of the Critically Ill Patient with Obesity: 2nd Annual Interprofessional Conference

Thursday and Friday, November 3-4, 2022
8:00 am – 4:30 pm, each day
Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, Coralville, IA
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The purpose of this two-day conference is to highlight the latest evidence-based practice and strategies for the management of critically ill patients with obesity and other critical care issues.

Keynotes from Jesse Hall, MD, FCCP, FCCM, professor emeritus and former section chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Chicago and from April Prunty, PhD, RN, Chief Nurse, Education, Minneapolis VA Health Care System.

Topics include airway management, understanding and mitigating implicit bias, sedation in mechanically ventilated patients, tracheostomies, informed assent, diabetes, and more.

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