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CME CONFERENCES - January, 2011

January 4 -.Robert Achtel, MD - Practitioner's Role in Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death in Children and Young Adults (with ADHD) - Educational objectives: Discuss the importance of careful screening and monitoring of children and teens for heart conditions when ADHD medications are prescribed

January 7 - Robert T. Wankmuller, Jr., MD - Neuro Conference - 12:30 p.m., RMH, First Floor CR

Conference Room - Educational objectives: 1) Provide a forum for discussion of neurosurgical and neurological cases of interest with clinical, surgical, pathologic and imaging correlation, 2) Discuss current concepts in literature of certain cases with didactic presentation, 3) Promote discussion of individual neurological and neurosurgical cases in order to aid in problem solving )

January 11 - Roopinder S. Poonia, MD, Nephrologist - Acute Renal Failure - Practice gap: Knowledge - Educational objectives: Discuss pathophysiology and classification system

January 18- Hoa Nguyen, MD - Tumor Conference, 12:00 pm., RMH First Floor Conference Room - Educational objectives: Educational review of cases to assess: 1) Variables in clinical presentation, 2) Appropriateness of diagnostic testing and 3) Responses to treatment if appropriate

January 21- Robert Burky, Jr., MD - Ortho Xray Conference - 7:00 a.m., FMC, First Floor CR

Educational objectives: Provide a forum for improved patient care through the exchange of information regarding current concepts of orthopedic care; 1) The focus will be on new developments within the field combined with clinical material to include difficult or unusual cases. 2) The forum will provide an opportunity to become aware of novel and effective therapies as well as complications associated with treatment of various musculoskeletal conditions.

February 1 Karanbir S. Grewal, MD - Evaluation and Management of PAD - Educational objectives: Discuss testing for PAD, reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease

February 8 Pranav A. Amin, MD - Current Advances in Eve Surgery -Educational objectives: Educational objectives: Discuss diagnoses and latest options for treatment (Dr. Amin is a board member/researcher for Alcon, Allergan, Ista and Inspine)

March 1 (pending)

April 12 - Nidhi Jain, MD - Cervical Cytology - Educational objectives: Discuss current guidelines for the primary care physician for abnormal test results

Rideout Health is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Rideout Health takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of these CME activities. Rideout Health designates theses educational activities for one AMA PRA Category I credit TM . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education No commercial support was received for these programs. No relevant financial interests were disclosed by the CME Committee members.

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