Continuing Medical Education Conferences in Mexico
La Paz, Baja California Sur
Wilderness Medicine Course is organized by National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and will be held from Jan 04 - 13, 2019 at La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. The target audience for this medical event is Healthcare Providers. Continuing Education Units: • 70 hours of EMT CEUs available at no additional cost • Up to 55 hours towards the Wilderness Medical Society’s Fellowship of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine at no additional cost • Category 1 CMEs for physicians not available • 4 semester credits available from Central Wyoming College • 3 semester credits available from University of Utah for an additional fee of $300 • 3 semester credits available from Western State Colorado University for an additional fee of $240 Minimum age: 16 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 07 - 11, 2019 | CME 20.50 | USD $975 | Cardiology
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
Cardiology Update at Puerto Vallarta: A Focus on Prevention is organized by Mayo Clinic and will be held from Jan 07 - 11, 2019 at Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. The target audience for this medical event is healthcare professionals in practice or in training who are interested in preventive cardiology. This may include physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, exercise specialists, dieticians, health coaches, and others. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits Course Description : The purpose of the meeting is to present state-of-the-art knowledge in cardiology with a clinically-based approach. The scope of the program is broad and will cover a wide spectrum of cardiovascular diseases but generally focused on prevention of coronary disease, stroke and sudden death. Expert faculty will present practical clinical approaches to diagnostics and latest management strategies of challenging and controversial topics in cardiology. Course Objectives are: Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to: • Identify basic and advanced screening strategies to identify CVD risk in clinical practice • Select evidence-based lifestyle and medication management strategies to manage CVD risk factors • Recognize indications for and impact of medication and surgical management of obesity • Cite the critical steps in management of patients with known CVD, including CAD, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, stroke, valvular heart disease, thromboembolic events • Recognize effective methods to identify and manage CVD risk in younger and older athletes • Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course. Time:7:00 am to 12:00 pm
Punta Mita, Nayarit
Breast Imaging at the Beach is organized by Penn Medicine - Department of Radiology and will be held from Jan 07 - 10, 2019 at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Punta Mita, Nayarit, Mexico. Target Audience: This course is designed for practicing radiologists who are looking to improve their interpretive and diagnostic acumen in mammography, tomosynthesis, ultrasound and MRI. Credit Designation: The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity. The credit breakdown by day: Day 1: 5.25 Day 2: 5.25 Day 3: 5.25 Day 4: 4.75 The total hours covered in each modality include: DM - 12 DBT - 3 US - 10.5 MRI - 6.75 Conference Description: Penn Radiology is going back to the fabulous Four Seasons, Punta Mita, Mexico, for our 14th annual Breast Imaging course! The program is designed for full or part-time breast radiologists and may also be of interest to breast surgeons and breast imaging technologists. In addition to a review of breast imaging fundamentals, which is offered to improve interpretation skills, lectures will include technologies such as digital breast tomosynthesis, screening breast ultrasound, as well as full and abbreviated breast MRI protocols. We will look at the evolving data that support these technologies and consider patient-specific factors that contribute to imaging decisions. Learning Objectives: • Utilize newer modalities to improve population level breast cancer screening and methods to optimize mammographic outcomes (i.e., increase cancer detection while minimizing false positives). • Explain the roles and potential benefits of digital breast tomosynthesis and synthetic 2D imaging in the screening and diagnosis of breast cancer and benign breast diseases. • Discuss the data on the use of whole breast ultrasound and abbreviated breast MRI in the supplemental screening of women at average risk with dense breasts. • Discuss the emerging techniques of breast MRI such as diffusion-weighted imaging. • Improve image-guided breast biopsy skills. • Explain the how risk assessment and risk-based screening may be implemented in a breast imaging clinic.
Jan 14 - 19, 2019 | MXN $9000 | Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Mexico city, Mexico City
XXIX National and International Course of Fundamentals and Updating in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is organized by Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery / Asociacion Mexicana de Cirugia Plastica, Estetica y Reconstructiva (AMCPER) and will be held from Jan 14 - 19, 2019 at Mexico City, Mexico. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
22nd Annual Anesthesia meeting in Puerto Vallarta is organized by University of Michigan Medical School and will be held from Feb 03 - 08, 2019 at The Westin Resort & Spa, Puerto Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description: This course is designed to provide the anesthesia provider with a review of the most recent information on many of the components that go into making a successful practice of anesthesiology. This meeting will focus on practical updates in the clinical subspecialty areas in our field. The conference will include topics in the areas of acute postsurgical care prescribing of opioids and the role in the opioid epidemic, as well as the impact of the opioid crisis on pediatric surgical populations. Additional pediatric topics will include anesthetic management concerns associated with Trisomy 21, 18, and 13, and the role of perioperative glucose management in the neonatal population. Topics in Neuroanesthesiology include updates in the management of acute stroke patients, traumatic brain injury, and recent guidelines in the management of extraventricular drains. Cardiac Anesthesia topics will include management unique to the cardiac catheterization laboratory and an update in atrial fibrillation. Additional adult content will include ambulatory anesthesia, advances in peripheral regional anesthesia, renal failure, and its associated fluid management, and the role of newer anti-coagulants in patient care. Airway management topics will include those related to the trauma patient, laryngotracheal complications following intubation, and perioperative management of tracheostomies and other airway devices. Systems based topics will include: Anesthesiologist as the second victim in crisis management, evolving health economic policy and implications for Anesthesiologists, the epidemiology and consequences of perioperative medication errors, and how Anesthesiologists are optimally positioned as leaders in perioperative care. And as usual, we will end each day’s session with a case presentation and clinical discussion.
50th Annual International Congress of the Mexican Association of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery is organized by Mexican Association of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery / Asociacion Mexicana de Cirugia Plastica, Estetica y Reconstructiva (AMCPER) and will be held from Feb 19 - 23, 2019 at Poliforum LEON GUANAJUATO, Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Solidaridad, Quintana Roo
Urogyn Update 2019: Latest Techniques & Emerging Trends is organized by American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) and will be held from Feb 21 - 23, 2019 at Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya-a concept by Hyatt, Solidaridad, Quintana Roo, Mexico. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description: Urogyn Update 2019 is your connection to education that will help optimize your patient care. Clinically relevant sessions, plus a community of innovative problem solvers create an inspirational and energizing meeting format that will leave you refreshed and recharged at the completion of the course. The relaxed resort setting is just an added benefit. Urogynecologists, general gynaecologists and urologists with a strong interest in the field of Urogynecology will expand their knowledge of the latest treatments of complex female pelvic floor disorders and the latest important research in the field. The course features didactic lectures, case-based discussions, and panel discussions all supplemented with video presentations of advanced laparoscopic and vaginal surgery. Rather than broadly cover the gamut of FPMRS topics, this course will emphasize advanced techniques and complex, challenging clinical scenarios that FPMRS specialists commonly handle. The course will also offer guidance on practice management and efficiency pearls. This course is intended to provide a deep dive into the management of clinical situations that challenge us all. Learning Objectives: • Recognize the techniques of native tissue vaginal repair for advanced pelvic organ prolapse • Review methods that are used to manage surgical complications that occur during urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse procedures procedure • Explain advanced techniques in laparoscopic and robotic surgery that improve efficiency and outcomes • Demonstrate ureteral dissection and identify minimally invasive management options for ureteral repair • Identify evidence-based research on synthetic and non-synthetic materials used in the operative management of pelvic floor prolapse Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 25 - Mar 01, 2019 | CME 24.75 | USD $880 | Cardiology
Cancun, Quintana Roo
Cardiology at Cancun: Topics in Clinical Cardiology is organized by Mayo Clinic and will be held from Feb 25 - Mar 01, 2019 at Marriott Cancun Resort, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico. The target audience for this medical event is Cardiovascular Specialists, Cardiac Surgeons, Cardiovascular Fellows, and Internists with interest in clinical cardiology. In addition, the course will be of value for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Registered Nurses who practice in the field of Cardiology. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 24.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and earn up to 24.75 Medical Knowledge MOC points. Course Description : The purpose of the meeting is to present practical state-of-the-art knowledge in cardiovascular diagnosis and therapy. The scope of the program is comprehensive and will cover prevention, ischemic heart disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease, and heart rhythm disorders. New topics include critical care for the cardiologist, preoperative management of the cardiac patient for non-cardiac surgery, and a MOC session for ABIM Recertification. Expert faculty will present evidence-based and practical clinical approaches to diagnosis and treatment. A case-based format with audience response interaction and ample time for discussion is planned. Course Objectives : • Use clinical and laboratory parameters to assess CV risk. • Describe risk reduction strategies including lifestyle modifications and medications. • Apply skills in lipid and hypertension management. • Describe the latest diagnostic and management strategies in heart failure. • Assess optimal patient selection for advanced therapies in severe heart failure. • Summarize state-of-the-art practical approach to the management of complex coronary disease. • Cite best practices for the management of patients with atrial fibrillation and ventricular arrhythmias. • Summarize the newer concepts of management of heart failure, cardiomyopathies, and valvular disease.
Mar 06 - 10, 2019 | CE 20.00 | USD $650 | Ophthalmology
Cancun, Quintana Roo
30th Annual Ocular Therapeutics In Cancun 2019 is organized by Ocular Therapeutics Continuing Education (OTCE) and will be held from Mar 06 - 10, 2019 at Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun All Inclusive, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 Hours of COPE Approved Continuing Education. Conference Objectives are : Receive the latest and most comprehensive update in diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease. Learn about the latest pharmaceutical agents, as well as the latest technologies in the management of ocular disease. Presented by optometry’s most popular lecturers, this therapeutics series will be informative, interactive and entertaining. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 06 - 09, 2019 | Free | Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tulum, Quintana Roo
26th Annual Spring Conference on High Risk Obstetrics is organized by Symposia Medicus and will be held from Mar 06 - 09, 2019 at Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.