6th Annual Full Spectrum of Heart Failure Therapy: Optimizing Outcomes
October 18-19, 2019
The 6th Annual Full Spectrum of Heart Failure Therapy conference offers a comprehensive review of the management of heart failure. The Spectrum program will include didactics, case discussions and debates. The Spectrum Heart Failure faculty will cover topics pertinent to the practicing cardiologist, primary care physician and advanced care provider for patients with heart failure of varying severity and etiology.
UW Medicine Liver Care & American Liver Foundation Educational Forum
October 19, 2019
Join the American Liver Foundation for an educational forum in Spokane, WA, with a panel of pre-eminent specialists in the field of liver disease. The specialists will disseminate information about liver disease, prevention and the newest treatments.
North American Workshop on Ultrasound in Large Vessel Vasculitis
October 25-27, 2019
The North American Workshop on Ultrasound in Large Vessel Vasculitis is a course designed to provide basic training for the rheumatologist in performing vascular ultrasound for the diagnosis of large vessel vasculitis. Intermediate to advanced skill in the performance of ultrasound is strongly recommended as a prerequisite to this course.
12th Annual John D. Loeser Pain Conference: Managing Pain Without Pills and How To Do It
November 1-2, 2019
Chronic pain is a common condition affecting at least 50 million US adults, with proportionate burden in children. At least 100 million adults used prescription opioids and 13.4 million misused them or exhibited opioid use disorder. The most common reason reported for opioid misuse was seeking pain relief. National pain treatment guidelines and state-level rules recommend non-pharmacological treatment as first-line treatment that are often unavailable and/or inaccessible to primary care practices. Since nearly all of the care for chronic pain is delivered by primary care providers, this year’s Loeser conference will be directed toward primary care providers focusing on managing pain without pills. Day one will be didactic evidence-based presentations with Q&A. Day two will offer smaller workshop skills training for many of the basic behavioral health techniques covered during day one plenaries.
6th Annual Lead Management Update Symposium
December 7, 2019
The 6th Annual Lead Management Update Symposium is designed to provide the learner with the most up-to-date review of cardiac implantable electronic device lead management. Topics covered include indications for lead extraction, clinical decision making in patients with CIED infections or lead malfunction. An in-depth review of indications for lead extraction will be covered, as well as a description of available tools and technology used for lead extraction. Experts in lead management and extraction will discuss cases which illustrate the educational goals. Didactic sessions will be combined with interactive case presentations.