Hospice of Chattanooga Book of Life Conference: End of Life: Caring for Others, Caring for Self
Oct
29
8:30 AM08:30

Hospice of Chattanooga Book of Life Conference: End of Life: Caring for Others, Caring for Self

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Join Hospice of Chattanooga on October 29 for a half-day seminar featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Keith Norman who will guide a thought-provoking seminar designed to teach faith and health leaders to care for self while continuing to care for others.

Community panel will provide a response with insights for caring for your mind, body, and spirit.

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2-Day E/M Auditing BootCamp - Nov. 12-13
Nov
12
to Nov 13

2-Day E/M Auditing BootCamp - Nov. 12-13

CHCMS in partnership with the National Alliance of Medical Auditing Specialists and the Tennessee Medical Association presents a 2-day E/M auditing bootcamp on Nov. 12-13!

The NAMAS 2- day E/M auditing BootCamp will provide you with everything you need to be an E/M auditing pro! During this class, our instructor will dig deep into all areas of E/M auditing, breaking each down for a better understanding. This course is ideal for new and seasoned auditors alike. We will cover topics such as: history of the encounter, the 1995 exam, the 1997 exam, medical decision making, medical necessity, audit policy parameters, gray areas of auditing, how to prepare for upcoming changes, and more!

Upon completion of the BootCamp, attendees will have the opportunity to take a 130 question proficiency exam and upon receiving a passing score, will become a Certified Evaluation & Management Auditor (CEMA)*

Your course registration includes 12 hours of in-depth education, all course materials, helpful auditing tools and resources, and 12 AAPC CEUs.

Click here to register.

Pricing:

$499 for current NAMAS members
$599 for non-members
$499 for multiple registrants from the same practice
CEMA exam add on: $199

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6th Annual Erlanger OBGYN Conference - Aug. 22-23
Aug
22
to Aug 23

6th Annual Erlanger OBGYN Conference - Aug. 22-23

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Erlanger Health System is hosting its sixth annual OBGYN Conference for Nurses and Physicians on Thursday, August 22 and Friday, August 23, 2019 at Celebration! Event and Conference Center, located at 6425 Lee Highway. This event will be hosted from 8AM–5PM each day and will include sessions focused on both obstetrics, including postpartum depression, and gynecology with a focus on gynecologic oncology. Lunch each day will be provided. 

To register or for more information, please click here.

Obstetrics Topics - Thursday, August 22, 2019

  • Sex Trafficking: How to Identify and Help

  • Post-Partum Depression

  • Telemedicine in the Postpartum

  • Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy and more

Gynecology Topics - Friday, August 23, 2019

  • Updates in Gynecologic Oncology

  • Best Practices in M.I.G.S.

  • Breast Cancer Risk Stratification: Identifying Patients for Genetic Testing and High Risk Screening

  • Urogynecology for the Generalist and more

Speakers include CHCMS members David Adair, MD, Laura Witherspoon, MD, and Stephen DePasquale, MD.

CME/AMA Credits Available!

AMA Credit Designation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM) designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education for Non-Physicians: The UTCOM will issue Certificates of Participation to non-physicians for participating in this activity and designates it for CEUs using the national standard that 1 hour of educational instruction is awarded .1 CEU.

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the UTCOM and Erlanger Health System.  The UTCOM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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2019 Southeast Regional Spine Symposium is July 27
Jul
27
7:45 AM07:45

2019 Southeast Regional Spine Symposium is July 27

CHI Memorial will present the 2019 Southeast Regional Spine Symposium on Saturday, July 27, at Embassy Suites, 2321 Lifestyle Way, from 7:45 a.m.-1 p.m.  Alex Sielatycki, M.D., and David Wiles, M.D., are the program directors.  A maximum of four AMA PRA Category 1 Credits have been requested.

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of internal medicine physicians, family medicine physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, nurses, interns and residents in primary care specialties, and medical and nursing students involved in the care of patients with spine disorders and diseases.

Symposium topics include: the basics of spinal anatomy and review of radiographic analysis of the spine; ABC’s of the physical exam of the spine and SI pain treatment; evaluation and treatment of common adult spinal fractures; diagnosis and management of cervical radiculopathy and myelopathy; non-surgical management of low back pain; surgical management of low back pain; adult spinal deformity; motion preservation surgery; herniated disc management; and pain management during the opioid crisis.

The fee is $125 for physicians, $70 for advanced practice clinicians, and $35 for RNs and other allied health professionals.  The symposium brochure is available online. Registration is available online through Eventbrite, or by emailing a completed registration form to Donna_Jansen@memorial.org. The deadline for registration is July 23. 

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Harold G. Koenig, M.D., to Lead ‘The Book of Life’ End-of-Life Care Training for Area Faith Leaders, Physicians
Apr
2
8:00 AM08:00

Harold G. Koenig, M.D., to Lead ‘The Book of Life’ End-of-Life Care Training for Area Faith Leaders, Physicians

Register now for the The Book of Life, Living the Final Chapter End-of-Life Care Training. The day-long seminar with Harold G. Koenig, MD, will include topics like Burnout and Professional Self-Care, The Chaplain’s Role in End of Life Care, On Losing a Child, and Family Grief and Resilience.

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Faces of PAD & Related Issues: An Advanced Practice Providers Symposium
Oct
20
8:00 AM08:00

Faces of PAD & Related Issues: An Advanced Practice Providers Symposium

The purpose of the symposium is to provide resources to physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care providers treating patients with vascular issues of the lower limbs and bringing awareness to the regional amputation problem. The southeastern part of the United States has the highest amputation rates in the country, many of these surgeries could be prevented with proper education and alternative treatment plans, resulting in patients having better health, a more active lifestyle, and longer life. 

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LifeBridge - Roundtable Discussion for Hospital and Large Group Administrators, Medical Staff Leaders and Community Physicians
Sep
20
2:00 PM14:00

LifeBridge - Roundtable Discussion for Hospital and Large Group Administrators, Medical Staff Leaders and Community Physicians

Join Mark Greenawald, MD for a a Roundtable with Hospital and Large Group Administrators, Medical Staff Leaders and Community Physicians as part of the LifeBridge Physician Well-Being initiative. It will Thursday, September 20, 2-4 p.m. at the Walden Club.

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