Continuing Education Programming

Upcoming Continuing Education/Professional Development opportunities

For full schedules and more information:
  • September 7, 2017 - Cultural Competency 8 a.m. Speaker: Gaby Flores 
  • September 7, 2017 - Neurologic Disease & Palliative Care 9 a.m. Speaker: Christi Bartlett, M.D.
  • September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 2017 - Risky Behavior Cluster Schedule Location: Online It is no surprise that the adolescent years can be challenging as youth transition into young adulthood. While they go through a period of discovery and experimentation, perhaps with drugs, sexual activity, dating and possibly dealing with some form of abuse, having an in-depth understanding of this, sometimes disconcerting stage of life, is essential. This interdisciplinary webinar series is designed to provide health care professionals with ways in which to recognize signs, perform an appropriate screening and assessment, providing treatment options for victims and identifying resources varying on the circumstances in which they are confronted.
  • September 15, 2017 - 5th Annual Midwest Conference on Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine Location: Sheraton Overland Park, Kansas The purpose of this conference is to update physicians, scientists, nurses and other healthcare professionals, trainees, and the general public in the greater Midwest region on: the past, present, and future of adult stem cell therapy; new developments in adult stem cell research; diagnosis and treatment guidelines related to cell therapy for various medical conditions; management of patients using these new cell transplantation technologies; and the ethical use of regulated adult stem cells.
  • September 21, 2017 - JCCC 10th Annual Healthcare Simulation Conference Location: Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Boulevard, Overland Park, Kansas
    This one and a half day conference will spark everyone's curiosity about healthcare education or improving patient safety outcomes. The three keynote speakers have extensive experience developing research for current leading practices within healthcare. Speakers will provide participants with a rich dialogue and discussion to promote appreciation of how data can enrich curriculum. The conference will focus on discovering relevant research opportunities that can be implemented into academic curriculum or healthcare practice. 
  • September 28, 2017 - HPM Pharmacology 8 a.m. Location: Online Speaker: Christian Sinclair, M.D., FAAHPM
  • September 28, 2017 - Fellow Lecture 9 a.m. Location: Online Speaker: Vincent Ho, M.D.
  • September 29, 2017 - 2017 Midwest Pulmonary Hypertension Symposium Location: Sheraton Overland Park, Kansas
    Pulmonary Hypertension is a complex group of medical illnesses that requires concerted multi-specialty care and frequent updates to standard of practice. Medical providers from multiple specialties encounter these patients and are challenged to keep current with up-to-date practices. This event is designed for pulmonologists, cardiologists, rheumatologists, internists, hospitalists, as well as RNs, APRNs and physician assistants specializing in pulmonary hypertension. The conferences' intents is to facilitate clinicians' ability to evaluate and manage pulmonary vascular disorders.
  • October 7, 2017 - Kansas Chapter of the American College of Cardiology’s | 4th Annual Cardiovascular Symposium Location: Overland Park Convention Center, Overland Park, Kansas
    This symposium is a cardiovascular educational symposium designed to provide educational updates to physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and allied health care professions regarding cardiovascular care. The symposium will offer informative presentations regarding available advanced heart failure treatment, updates in imaging, anti-coagulation practices, general cardiovascular health and rhythm management. Presenting will be the leaders in the cardiovascular field from all over the United States.  
  • October 12, 2017 -  Professionalism Panel 8 a.m. Location: Online Speaker:  Karen Porter-Williamson, M.D.
  • October 12, 2017 -  Professionalism Panel 9 a.m. Location: Online Speaker:  Karen Porter-Williamson, M.D.

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