Upcoming continuing medical education opportunities for Spring 2015

MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS:

Acute Kidney Injury
8 – 9 a.m., Tuesday, March 31: Kenneth Park, M.D., Portland Hypertension and Nephrology Clinic, at PSVMC Souther Auditorium

Axial Spondyloarthritis: Why Should PCPs Care?
8 – 9 a.m., Wednesday, April 1: Atul Deodhar, M.D., professor of medicine (rheumatology), OHSU, at PPMC Cancer Center Amphitheater

Falls in the Elderly
8 – 9 a.m., Tuesday, April 7: Lisa Miura, M.D., Internal Medicine and Geriatrics Division, Portland VA Medical Center, and Ron Blehm, PT, Portland VA Medical Center, at PSVMC Souther Auditorium

Rheumatoid Arthritis … The Old, the New and What the PCP Should Know
8 – 9 a.m., Wednesday, April 8: Peter Bonafede, M.D., Providence Arthritis Center, at PPMC Cancer Center Amphitheater

Antibiotic Pearls
8 – 9 a.m., Tuesday, April 14: James Leggett, M.D., infectious disease and HIV primary care, PMG, at PSVMC Souther Auditorium

What’s the Diagnosis? Interesting, Challenging and Educational ID Patients
8 – 9 a.m., Wednesday, April 15: David Gilbert, M.D., chief, Infectious Diseases, PPMC, at PPMC Cancer Center Amphitheater

Benson Kendall Lectureship:
8 – 9 a.m., Tuesday, April 21: Lynne Kirk, M.D., FACP, distinguished teaching professor of internal medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, at PSVMC Souther Auditorium

Benson Kendall Lectureship:
Caring for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions
8 – 9 a.m., Wednesday, April 22: Lynne Kirk, M.D., FACP, distinguished teaching professor of internal medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, at PPMC Cancer Center Amphitheater

39th Annual Berquist Reed Lectureship:
Three Emerging Heart Felt Advances
8 – 9 a.m., Tuesday, April 28: Keith Horvath, M.D., director, cardiothoracic surgery research program, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH

Annual Bergquist-Reed Memorial Lecture:
Innovations in Cardiac Surgery: From the Files of the NHLBI
8 – 9 a.m., Wednesday, April 29: Keith Horvath, M.D., director, cardiothoracic surgery research program, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH, at PPMC Cancer Center Amphitheater

Goldman-Berland Lectureship in Palliative Medicine:
The Evolution of Palliative Care: What All Providers Need to Know
8 – 9 a.m., Wednesday, May 6: Michael Rabow, M.D., professor of clinical medicine and Helen Diller Family Chair in Palliative Care, UCSF, at PPMC Cancer Center Amphitheater

Other Courses:

Basic Wound Care Course
8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday, April 17: Presented by Columbia Wound Care Consortium at PSVMC East Pavilion. Register at www.columbiawound.org/register.

Ethics Webinar:
Medically Inappropriate Treatment: Can We Do Better?
9 – 10:15 a.m., Wednesday, April 29: Featuring Providence ethicist Nicholas Kockler, Ph.D., MS, as a presenter in an ethics webinar hosted by Catholic Health Association. CEU available. To register, call CHA at 800-230-7823.

27th Annual Practical Advances in Internal Medicine
8 a.m. – 5 p.m., May 7-8: Presented by PPMC Department of Medical Education. For info or to register email Stephanie Munoz or call 503-215-6088.

New Horizons in Immunotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer
Aug. 14 – 16: Presenters will include national experts. Sponsored by Providence Cancer Center, the course will be held at The Allison Inn & Spa in Newberg, Ore. To register online, visit www.pfiedlerenterprises.com/courses.htm.