Links for Opioid CME Requirements

The Arizona Senate and House voted unanimously to approve the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act during a late night, January 25, 2018 special session. Under the new bill, PCMS members authorized to prescribe schedule II controlled substances and have a DEA registration number are required to complete a minimum of three hours of opioid-related substance use disorder-related or addiction-related CME each license renewal cycle.

For your convenience, the following links offer opportunities to fulfill legislative requirements.  Others may be available through your specialty society or other organizations.

UA Center for Integrative Medicine Launches Online Pain Management CME

The University of Arizona Pain Management Center has online CME programs available for all physicians. You may visit the links below for details or to register for the CME programs.

PBI Online Opioid CME

PCMS member Jennifer Schneider MD has developed an online Opioid Pain Management CME course available through PBI. This course qualifies to meet the Arizona Medical Board requirements for a CME course on opioids. There is a charge for taking this course. You may review the flyer for this training by clicking the link the RX3 Flyer.

For more information, click here.

THMEP ongoing CME education

Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program (THMEP) is accredited by the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. All credit is AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for physicians.

Click here for scheduled series, events and courses.

UA College of Medicine Grand Rounds

Medicine Grand Rounds

Vitamin D: Facts and Fiction

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Noon – 1 p.m.

UAHS Room 5403 and Banner – UMC South Room 3030

Dr. Stephen Thomson

Stephen P. Thomson, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System. Dr. Thomson is an alumnus of the University of Arizona. He received his medical degree and did his residency here.  He then went to Rochester, Minnesota to do his endocrinology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Thomson is the Designated Education Official, the Clinical Director for Medical Subspecialties and the Chief of the Endocrine section at SAVAHCS. Prior to going to the VA, he was the Program Director for the Endocrinology Fellowship at the University of Arizona for four years. Dr. Thomson is dedicated to the education of our future physicians.

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members and CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Diagnose a variety of internal medicine illnesses
  2. Understand more clearly advances in therapy
  3. Become truly professional physicians

Contact: Karena Nespoli, knespoli@deptofmed.arizona.edu

View, post and share the flyer for this event.

Surgery Grand Rounds

Wednesdays 8 – 9 a.m. Room 5403

Canceled Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Jennifer Erdrich, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Surgery Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery University of Arizona “Native American Cancer Burden: The Influence of Dollars, Distance & Diplomacy”

Overall Series Objectives:

1.) Become informed and have awareness and updated information presented and/or discussed at the conference.

2.) Be made aware of any study activities presented and/or discussed.

3.) Be able to utilize the information presented towards your daily patient care and/or practice duties.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement(s): All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

All Other Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

 

2019 Concussion Symposium

Saturday, August 31

8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

This free symposium is presented by Tucson Medical Center and and TMC Foundation. It will take place at TMC in the Marshall Conference Center 5301 E. Grant Road Tucson, AZ 85712.

This free concussion symposium is open to all health care professionals, athletic trainers and physician therapists.

Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program (THMEP) designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. THMEP is accredited by the Arizona Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Any questions? Contact Mo Mortazavi, MD, Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation and Concussion Center, (520) 222-8076 or drmo@sparcctucson.com.

Click here for more information. Click here to register.

 

4-day Intensive Conversational Medical Spanish & Cultural Competency Workshop

Friday, September 6-Monday, September 9, 2019

This four-day workshop is organized by Rios Associates and will be held  at Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites, 5151 East Grant Road Tucson, AZ 85712.

Costs: Four-day course fee: $799; Residents, PAs, NPs and RNs: $699; Students: $599.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson at the Arizona Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 45 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

This four-day intensive, individually tailored conversational, medical and cultural Spanish Workshop consists of over 45 hours of medical dialogues, role-plays, visual aids, cross-cultural discussions, “edutainment,” daily practice, plus evening study. This method is highly suitable for those with limited time who must use their new language skills immediately.

For more information e-mail jferncons@gmail.com or call (520) 907-3318.

For more information, click here. To register, click here.

 

21st Annual Fall Conference on Integrative Medicine in Women’s Health

Monday, September 9-Thursday, September 12, 2019 

This conference is organized by Symposia Medicus and will be held in Tucson, Arizona.

More details coming soon.

For more information e-mail info@symposiamedicus.org or call (800) 327-3161 or (925) 969-1789.


Pima County Medical Foundation Speaker Series

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Jane Orient, MD — Medical information in a practice

The presentation will start at 7 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. at the Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation building, 3182 N. Swan Road Tucson, AZ 85712.

The events are free.

The lectures are open to all medical professionals: active and retired physicians (MD and DO), nurses, physical therapists, etc. The general public is also encouraged to attend.

CME credit of one (1) hour.

Upcoming Tuesday lectures:

  • October 11 — Radiology Limited — Two radiologists will talk about new radiology techniques in diagnosis of diseases
  • November 12 — Ronald Dickmason, MD — Bomex drugs — Opioids and consequences on society

RSVP to events here.

 

AAPS 76th Annual Meeting 

Wednesday, September 18-Saturday, September 21, 2019

Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach 3635 Fashion Way  Torrance, CA 90503 

Up to 12 hours of Category 1 CME

Register for the meeting by clicking here.

Partial registrations here.

Book your hotel room here.  ($149/night cutoff 8/17)

 

Individualizing Medicine Conference

Precision Cancer Care through Immunotherapy and Genomics

Friday, September 20-Saturday, September 21, 2019

Hosted by the Center for Individualized Medicine

Located at Westin Kierland Resort & Spa 6902 E. Greenway Parkway Scottsdale, AZ 85254

At the Individualizing Medicine Conference: Precision Cancer Care through Immunotherapy and Genomics, medical professionals learn from and network with speakers, other clinicians, and innovators at the cutting edge of precision oncology. The conference provides opportunities for the multidisciplinary care team to discover and discuss clinically-applicable emerging topics in immunotherapy and applied genomics. Key themes include CAR-T therapy, Clonality, Pharmacogenomics, Lineage Plasticity, and NCI match.

CME CREDIT offered for sessions; 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 16.75 ANCC credits and 4.75 ACPE credits available

Room Rates: $259 per night (single/double occupancy) + $25 per day resort fee. This resort fee covers wi-fi and self-parking at the resort. This discounted room rate is limited and only available until Wednesday, August 28 or until the block fills. Click here to reserve your room.

Click here to register for the conference.

 

2019 Western Regional Society of Nuclear Medicine (WRSNM) Annual Meeting

Friday, November 1-Sunday, November 3, 2019

The annual meeting is organized by Western Regional Society of Nuclear Medicine (WRSNM) and will be held  at El Conquistador Tucson, A Hilton

Resort, 10000 N. Oracle Road Tucson, AZ 85704.

More details coming soon.

For more information e-mail info@wrsnm.org or call (630) 428-4700.

 

27th Clinical Applications for Age Management Medicine Conference

Thursday, November 7-Sunday, November 10, 2019

The conference is organized by Age Management Medicine Group and will be held at JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, 3800 W Starr Pass Blvd.
Tucson, Arizona 85745.

Costs: Physician full conference early bird (through October 4): $845/Regular fee: $945/On-site fee: $995. Health care professional full conference early bird (through October 4): $695/Regular fee: $785/On-site fee: $855.

To register for the conference (and to learn more about pricing), click here.

More for more information, click here.

Contact: (239) 330-7495 or e-mail  conference@agemed.org.

The AMMG Conference room rate is $209 per night. To reserve your hotel room call (888) 236-2427 or click here.

NOTE: To receive our discounted rate you will need to mention that you are attending the Age Management Medicine (AMMG) Conference.


THMEP’s Annual Conference down the Colorado River

Save the Date

June 21-27, 2020
THMEP’s Annual Conference down the Colorado River
Medical-Dental Conference
10-12 CME (Category 1) hours

Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program’s June 21-27, 2020 Annual Conference down the Colorado River through The Grand Canyon for seven days is taking reservations/payment.

Category 1 CME hours: 10-12.

Costs: $3,197 per person for trip paid to Hatch River Expeditions. Include an extra $250 to HRE for CME registration. And $150 coordinator fee paid to Dr. Richard Dale.

Paid fees due by August 1, 2019.

Contact Dr. Richard “Dick” Dale, MD with any questions at (520) 548-3746 or e-mail rdale9136@aol.com.