Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Office of CME
Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6992
Toll Free: 1-888-JEFF-CME
Fax: (215) 923-3212
jeffersoncme@jefferson.edu


Since 2000

Office of Continuing Professional Development
Department of Medicine

Jefferson's Department of Medicine is dedicated to the highest standards of excellence in patient care, research and education. The Department consists of physicians specially trained in primary care as well as subspecialties.

Upcoming Events

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Challenges in Hypertension Management

Friday, June 7, 2019, 8am-1pm

Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, 1001 Locust Street, Philadelphia PA 19107


    Exhibitor Registration

    Over the last decade, hypertension has risen to the number one factor in the global burden of disease and its management can be challenging specially in patients with comorbidities. Despite increased awareness and improved treatment, the prevalence of hypertension is rising and controlled rates are stagnant.

    This joint educational program reviews the latest clinical guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, raising important questions about hypertension diagnosis, treatment and best practices. It addresses challenges from the viewpoints of Internal Medicine, Nephrology and Cardiology.

    Topics include:

    • Approaches to Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Management of High Blood Pressure
    • Hypertension Management in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease & Cardiac Disease
    • Non-Adherence to Medication

    This course is designed for all healthcare professionals specializing in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Nephrology.

    This educational activity is supported by an independent medical educational grant from the Delaware Valley Chapter of the American Society of Hypertension and Novartis.

    Accreditation Information:

    PHYSICIANS: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    NURSES: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. A maximum of 4 contact hours will be awarded to participants.

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. (www.aapa.org).


3rd Annual Jefferson Renal Update Symposium

Friday, September 27, 2019

    Course Location:
    Bluemle Life Sciences Building
    233 S. 10th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107


    Exhibitor Registration


8th Annual Diabetes Symposium: New Advances and Trends

Saturday, October 12, 2019

    Course Location:
    Thomas Jefferson University
    Dorrance H. Hamilton Building -
    Connelly Auditorium
    1001 Locust Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107


    Exhibitor Registration

    The 8th Annual Diabetes Symposium offers a unique learning experience emphasizing the interprofessional team approach needed to improve diabetes care and prevent complications. Expert faculty will guide participants in applying the new knowledge and clinical guidelines into their practices.

    Cases will be discussed from multiple interdisciplinary perspectives, providing participants with best practices in the following topics:

    • New ADA/EASD Guidelines for Type 2 Diabetes
    • Inpatient Diabetes Management
    • New Lipid Guidelines
    • Dietary Treatment of Obesity
    • Diabetes & Exercise

    Target Audience: This course is designed for practicing family physicians, primary care physicians, endocrinologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, nurses and trainees.

    Accreditation Information:

    PHYSICIANS (AMA)
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    FAMILY PHYSICIANS (AAFP)
    Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

    NURSES
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. A maximum of 5.00 contact hours will be awarded to participants.

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS
    The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. (www.aapa.org).

    DIETICIANS
    This activity has been submitted for approval to the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

    OTHER PROFESSIONALS
    Continuing Education Hour verification is provided to other professionals who successfully complete this symposium. A certificate of completion of 5.00 Continuing Education Hours will be provided.


Recent Events

Annual Current Issues in Coronary and Structural Heart Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach

May 17, 2019

Sponsored by Jefferson Angioplasty Center

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    This year's conference offers participants an opportunity to interact with experts as they deliberate and debate the management of patients with coronary and structural heart disease, focusing on the latest evidence-based guidelines designed to better equip participants with new diagnostic tools and therapies. Key topics include:

    • Managing the Patient with LV Dysfunction
    • Myocardial Infarction with Nonobstructive Coronary Arteries (MINOCA)
    • Controversies in Structural Heart Disease: TAVR in the Low Risk Patient
    • Challenges in the Cath Lab: Cardiogenic Shock
    • Surviving Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest

    NEW THIS YEAR! Nurse and Allied Health Professional track:

    • Triple Anticoagulant Therapy in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease and Atrial Fibrillation: Is it Safe?
    • Transcatheter Management of Multi-Valvular Disease

    This course is designed for all specialists who treat patients with coronary and structural heart disease: cardiologists, surgeons, primary care physicians, hospitalists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, fellows, residents and allied health professionals.

    Accreditation Information:

    PHYSICIANS: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    NURSES/NURSE PRACTITIONERS: This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 6.25 contact hours of accredited education.

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. (www.aapa.org).