CME Programs

8th Annual Vascular Ultrasound Symposium

Saturday, May 17, 2014
Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey, 4650 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Overview

This program will provide an educational opportunity for physicians, sonographers, nurses and other health-care professionals to increase their knowledge about vascular diagnostic ultrasound and its role in the care of patients with arterial and venous disease.  It will provide an open forum for vascular health-care professionals to learn and discuss best practices and emerging trends.

Featuring Keynote Speaker:

Phillip Bendick, PhD, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU
Technical Director of the Peripheral Vascular Diagnostic Center, Director of Surgical Research at William Beaumont Hospital

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For more information on these continuing education programs, please contact the Continuing Education office at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 717-531-6483 or ContinuingEd@hmc.psu.edu.

Congress on ECMO Therapy

5th International Conference
September 4 & 5, 2014
Hershey Lodge, Hershey, Pennsylvania
 

A proven winner for ECMO teams

Building on the success of the past three years, this conference offers nationally known speakers presenting fast-paced sessions on clinical and regulatory issues, new technologies, and advanced strategies of care.
Aly El Banayosy, M.D. - Course Director

Join us in Hershey

Hershey is conveniently located in central Pennsylvania, just 90 minutes from Baltimore and Philadelphia, two hours from Washington, D.C., and three hours from New York City. Come and visit the town that has been named "the sweetest place on earth." There are many attractions in a close radius, including HersheyPark, Hershey's Chocolate World, HersheyPark ZooAmerica, the Hershey Story museum, Hershey Gardens, Hershey Theatre, The Hotel Hershey and its Chocolate Spa, and The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum, as well as Dutch Wonderland and Lancaster PA Dutch country, historic Gettysburg, and the PA state capital of Harrisburg. For additional information about Hershey,PA, please visit HersheyPA.com or call 1-800-HERSHEY (437-7439).

Purpose

The 5th International Congress on ECMO Therapy is presented by Penn State College of Medicine. It is designed to discuss, define, and resolve outstanding clinical and regulatory issues related to ECMO therapy.  Discussions will be led by international leaders in the field.  New technology and advanced techniques for cannulation and circuitry will be presented.  Unique and effective methods for managing long-term ECMO patients in the ICU will be presented as well.

Audience

Cardiothoracic surgeons; heart and lung transplant surgeons; cardiologists including interventional, acute care, heart failure, and heart transplant; cardiac and cardiothoracic fellows; pulmonologists; intensivists; cardiovascular/pulmonary/critical care anesthesiologists; nurse practitioners; physician assistants; and perfusion, nursing, and ECMO teams can benefit from attending this program.

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Dimensions Conference

November 7, 2014

Hershey Country Club, Hershey, PA

 

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LVAD Basics

Thursday, April 17, 2014

University Conference Center

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Overview

This program is held throughout the year and is designed to provide didactic and hand-on education related to the care of left ventricular assist device (LVAD) patients residing in the community setting.

Audience

The following can benefit from attending:  RNs, LPNs, NPs, PAs, MAs, EMTs, and other medical team members from settings including emergency medical services in the field, long-term acute care facilities, and skilled nursing facilities.

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For more information on these continuing education programs, please contact the Continuing Education office at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 717-531-6483 or ContinuingEd@hmc.psu.edu.