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.

DOCME Education Center–anytime on-demand online CME

DOCME is a collaboration of the osteopathic state societies through the Association of Osteopathic State Executive Directors (AOSED) whose aim is to provide the premier source of online CME programing for osteopathic physicians.

Click here for details or to view the online CME catalog.

UA College of Medicine Grand Rounds

Neuroscience Grand Rounds

Friday, October 18, 2019 Canceled. Neuroscience Grand Rounds has been canceled due to the speaker having a family emergency.

Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds

Friday, October 18, 2019

Noon

UA Sarver Heart Center, Rm 4137

R. Todd Hurst, M.D., FACC, FASE

“Preventing Heart Disease: We Know What Works, But How Do We Do It?”

Todd Hurst, M.D., FACC, FASE, is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Diseases, holds level III certification with the National Board of Echocardiography and has more than 15 years’ experience providing cardiac care to patients.

Originally from New Mexico, Dr. Hurst earned a BA in Chemistry at New Mexico State University and a Medical Degree from the University of New Mexico, School of Medicine where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical school honor society. He completed both a Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Cardiology at Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education in Arizona.

Prior to joining the University of Arizona School of Medicine/Banner University Medical Center in 2017, Dr. Hurst was a consultant in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Mayo College of Medicine, the founding Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Heart Health and Performance Program and the Carla J. and Russell P. Paonessa Chair, Wellness and Health Education Mayo Medical School – Arizona Campus. Currently he is the Center Director for Cardiovascular Health and the Associate Physician Executive Director – Banner Heart Institute as well as an Associate Professor of Medicine – University of Arizona College of Medicine/Banner University Medical Center – Phoenix.

Dr. Hurst’s primary clinical interest are the prevention of cardiovascular disease, lifestyle medicine and innovative care models.  His research interests include the use of imaging to help better identify those at increased risk for future heart disease as well as cardiac issues that relate to athletes.  He has over 50 publications in peer reviewed journals and has been recognized twice as the Research Educator of the year at Mayo Clinic Arizona.  He is the author of the Heart Health Blog for WebMD, has given over 100 invited lectures at medical education conferences and speaks regularly, both nationally and internationally, primarily on the prevention of heart disease.

Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds – Guest Speaker Series

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™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dr. Hurst has disclosed he has no conflicts.

All other 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:

Describe recent progress in the research, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease;

Integrate advances in heart disease diagnosis and treatment into the day-to-day practices of research and clinical care;

Provide medical professionals with updates on cardiologic topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care.

Surgery Grand Rounds

Wednesdays 8-9 a.m. Room 5403

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Surgery Grand Rounds Canceled

DOS Monthly Faculty Meeting 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Surgery Grand Rounds Canceled

ACS Annual Clinical Congress

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.

Medicine Grand Rounds

Stay tuned.

Otolaryngology Grand Rounds

Stay tuned.

 

American College of Physicians 2019 Arizona Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting

Friday, October 18-Saturday, October 19, 2019

Doubletree By Hilton Tucson – Reid Park 445 S. Alvernon Way Tucson, AZ 85711

Click here for details or to register.

 

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.

 

AOMA 39th Annual Fall Seminar

Saturday, November 2-Sunday, November 3, 2019

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Resort 10000 N. Oracle Road Tucson, AZ 85704

Click here for details or to register.

 

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.

Pima County Medical Foundation Speaker Series

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Ronald Dickmason, MD — Bomex drugs — Opioids and consequences on society

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: 2020 schedule coming out soon.

RSVP to events here.

Tucson Conference

Saturday, February 1, 2020

The Tucson Conference will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and Tucson Medical Center are co-sponsors. Pima County Medical Society member Dr. Robert Segal is co-chair.

Details coming soon.

 

33rd General Thoracic Surgical Club Annual Meeting  

Thursday, March 12-Sunday, March 15, 2020

The GTSC Annual Meeting is the place to learn about the latest research across specialties in general thoracic surgery. It is an opportunity for you to have one-on-one discussions with experts in the field and connect with your peers. The 33rd Annual Meeting will be held at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort, 10000 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704.

Details coming soon. Click here for more information.

29th Annual Southwestern Conference on Medicine

Thursday, April 23-Sunday, April 26, 2020

Join us April 23-26, 2020 as the sun sets on our third decade of quality CME in Tucson. The 29th Annual Southwestern Conference on Medicine is proudly presented by Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation and Cleveland Clinic and will take place at Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa at 3800 E Sunrise Drive, Tucson, AZ 85718.

This activity has been approved for AOA Category 1A Credit. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. CME credit will also be offered for Family Physicians, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners.

Visit the website for more details, early registration and access to the room block.

The draft agenda and exhibit opportunities are coming soon!

AZ Optometric Association 2020 Spring Congress

Friday, April 24-Sunday, April 26, 2020

  JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort
3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85745
Ph: (520) 792-3500
More details coming soon. Click here for more information.

 


THMEP’s Annual Conference down the Colorado River

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 were due by August 1, 2019.

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

2020 Practical Pediatrics

Friday, November 6-Sunday, November 8, 2020
2020 Practical Pediatrics CME Course is organized by American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and will be held from Nov 06 – 08, 2020 at Tucson, Arizona, United States of America.

Accreditation:
Physician – 2020 Practical Pediatrics CME Course – Tucson, AZ
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 17.25 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the AAP.

Allied Health Professional – 2020 Practical Pediatrics CME Course – Tucson, AZ
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This program is accredited for 17.25 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which {PharmaCreditNum} contain pharmacology (Rx) content, ({NapNapPsycho} related to psychopharmacology) ({NapNapControlled} related to controlled substances), per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines.

Click here for more information.