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

SKMC 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

5th Annual Diabetes Symposium: New Advances and Trends

Saturday, October 8, 2016

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


    Exhibitor Registration

    The 5th Annual Diabetes Symposium: New Advances and Trends has been specifically designed for practicing endocrinologists, primary care physicians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified diabetes educators, dietitians, nurses and trainees. 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 and the management of diabetes in the inpatient setting. In addition, current recommendations will be discussed regarding diet, exercise and pharmacology, as well as bariatric surgery in obesity management. We will also have enough time for questions & answers after the keynote lectures, ending the day with cases for discussion where our expert faculty will provide guidance to participants in applying the new knowledge and clinical guidelines into their practices.

    The ultimate goal of the 5th 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:

    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 is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    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 (CNE) by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    A maximum of 4.5 nursing contact hours will be awarded for this program. The participant must attend the entire program to be eligible for full contact hour credit.

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

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


The Student Athlete: Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Thursday, January 28, 2016

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

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    Sudden cardiac death of young athletes is a very important and escalating issue affecting today's youth. Join Jefferson to review the latest information and protocols for effective screening of student athletes. Then, listen in and question Brian Hainline, MD, the NCAA's Chief Medical Officer, as he discusses NCAA's progress in reducing the incidence of sudden cardiac death and maximizing the overall safety of athletes. This cutting edge review will inform your practice, and help you contribute to the dual goals of improved safety and reduced sudden cardiac death.

    Topics will include:

    Sports and Sudden Cardiac Death: Which Athletes Are at Risk?
    Tragedy on the Field: Are There Cardiac Clues?
    Preventing Sudden Death in Athletes: Role of Pre-Participation Screening
    Keynote Lecture: "Maximizing the Safety of Student Athletics: The NCAA Perspective"
    Question & Answer / Panel Discussion, moderated by Arnold J. Greenspon, MD, will conclude the program.

    This activity is supported, in part, by the Dinon Foundation, Simon's Fund, and Jefferson.

    ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

    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 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

    **Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing recognizes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by academic medical centers toward license CE requirements. If you reside outside of Pennsylvania, please check with your state for additional information.


Recent Events

2nd Annual Current Issues in Coronary and Structural Heart Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach

October 3, 2015

Sponsored by Jefferson Angioplasty Center


    Exhibitor Information & Registration

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    The 2nd Annual 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, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Nephrology debate and evaluate the recent advances in the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to patients with coronary artery disease and structural heart disease. The latest evidence-based guidelines will be reviewed and practitioners will be better equipped to deploy 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. Point/counterpoint debates, a unique feature of the 2015 program, will offer the opportunity for in-depth discussion of complex cases, with meaningful opportunities for participants to explore the decision-making process under the guidance of experts in the field.

    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 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    This Live activity, 2nd Annual Current Issues in Coronary and Structural Heart Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach, with a beginning date of 10/03/2015, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 5.75 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.

    NURSES/NURSE PRACTITIONERS: This program is approved for 6.5 contact hours of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Program ID 1509415. This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies.

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