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

JMC Office of Continuing Medical Education
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

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

September 19, 2014

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



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    The Current Issues in Coronary and Structural Heart Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach conference offers participants a unique opportunity to witness experts in the fields of Cardiology, Surgery, Medicine, Radiology, and Neurology debate and evaluate the recent advances in the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to patients with coronary artery disease and structural heart disease. Latest evidence-based guidelines will be presented designed to better equip participants with new diagnostic tools and therapies in the management of patients with coronary and structural heart disease.

    The symposium format is unique in its approach and combines didactic lectures with case presentations that make explicit the critical deliberations leading to care decisions. Keynote lectures provide the evidence based framework supporting case decisions. Discussions incorporate clinical findings and management plan options, placing the evidence into the context of care. This active learning format will allow practitioners the opportunity to apply new information and evidence-based guidelines into their practices.

    Learner Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to:

    • Examine the current guidelines for the workup of the high risk or inoperable patient with critical aortic stenosis.
    • Assess and implement strategies for the evaluation, surgical and medical management of patients with mitral regurgitation.
    • Evaluate strategies for the management of patients with atrial fibrillation and critique the role of newer antithrombotic therapies for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation.
    • Describe the role percutaneous left atrial appendage closure in atrial fibrillation.
    • Review current guidelines for the workup of the patient with cryptogenic stroke.
    • Describe and critique the role of patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure for treatment of the patient with cryptogenic stroke.
    • Evaluate the pharmacotherapies used in the management of acute coronary syndromes to properly select therapies.
    • Assess current practices relating to coronary stenting as treatment.
    • Analyze and assess the roles of fractional flow reserve (FFR), intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and optical coherence tomography (OCT) in the cardiac catheterization laboratory.
    • Examine the utilization of computed tomographic angiography (CTA) in the assessment of coronary artery disease and the patient with structural heart disease.
    • Analyze and critique strategies for the evaluation and management of patients with coronary and structural heart disease requiring non-cardiac surgery.
    • Assess their individual practice in light of the information and discussions during the course, and identify specific strategies to implement as part of a continuing improvement process for their practices.

    Accreditation Information:

    Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


3rd Annual Diabetes Symposium: New Advances and Trends

October 17, 2014

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


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    Jefferson Faculty, Staff, and Employees MUST register with institutional email for discount; subject to verification.

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    Nationally, diabetes affects 25.8 million people or 8.3% of the US population. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the US and a major cause of cardiovascular disease. Improving patients' outcomes requires a multifaceted approach, starting with individualized glycemic control, appropriate selection of therapies and management of various comorbid conditions, such as hypertension, dyslipidemia and obesity.

    The 3rd Annual Diabetes Symposium has been specifically designed for practicing endocrinologists, primary care physicians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, nurses and trainees. This CME conference offers a unique setting of keynote lectures, mini symposia targeting specific topics and panel discussions with nationally/internationally renowned experts in the field.

    The agenda developed by the course directors, Serge Jabbour, MD and Jeffrey Miller, MD, will include in-depth presentations on a myriad of hot topics, including keynote lectures on type 2 diabetes management, type 1 diabetes management, gestational diabetes and a series of fascinating mini symposia on diabetes complications and weight management. In addition, the agenda also includes enough time for questions & answers after each keynote lecture and mini symposium, ending the day with a panel discussion where our expert faculty will provide guidance to participants in applying the new knowledge and clinical guidelines into their practices.

    The combined format of live debate and didactic presentations will allow the audience to observe and question the experts as they discuss real patient cases.

    The ultimate goal of the 3rd Annual Diabetes Symposium is to provide a unique educational and learning experience to practitioners, allowing them to improve the delivery of care for diabetic patients.

    Accreditation Information:

    Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide medical education for physicians.

    Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    This live activity, 3rd Annual Diabetes Symposium: New Advances and Innovations, with a beginning date of 10/17/2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 7.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.