Medical Education

The Department of Medical Education is responsible for all continuing medical education (CME) activities. The mission of the Health Science Center's CME program is to provide high quality educational activities designed to enhance physicians' commitment to lifelong learning.

The ultimate goal is to promote and further the practice of evidence-based and cost-effective healthcare in keeping with the Health Science Center's mission to provide excellent patient care.

CME Conferences


CANCER SURVIVORSHIP CONFERENCE
Saturday, April 26, 2014

Conference Location:
Academic Amphitheater
UT Health Northeast
11937 US Highway 271
Tyler, Texas 75708

There are now 13 million cancer survivors nationally and that number is estimated to increase to 18 million over the next decade. Cancer survivors have unique medical and psychosocial needs. The goal of this conference is to provide health care professionals with the latest information on post-treatment cancer care in order to deliver compassionate, thoughtful ongoing management of the cancer survivor.

Lectures will be followed by the opportunity for questions and answers.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT

ETHICS
UT Health Northeast has designated this conference for 1.0 hour of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

CME
UT Health Northeast is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

UT Health Northeast designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Participants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE
UT Health Northeast is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

To obtain 5.75 contact hours, you must sign in, attend the entire activity each day, and complete the evaluation tool.

Topics

  • Cancer in Northeast Texas: Role of Staging and Survivorship Programs
  • Cancer Survivorship: What Comes With the New Normal
  • Rethinking Cancer Care: The Promise of Healthy Survivorship
  • Comorbidities and Complications Following Cancer Treatment
  • Cardiac Toxicity From Chemotherapy and Radiation
  • The Role of Nutrition for Cancer Survivors
  • Physical Activity and Exercise for Cancer Survivors
  • The Role of Supportive Care and Palliative Medicine (Ethics)

For more information please call:
UT Health Northeast
Department of Medical Education
(903) 877-7250
or email: debbie.bell@uthct.edu

Behavioral Health Regional Conference
Saturday, May 31, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Academic Amphitheater
UT Health Northeast

Course Objective
This conference is designed to discuss the process of integrating behavioral health into primary care and will identify practical strategies to provide effective treatment and/or referral with an overall goal of improving patient outcomes. This conference is ideal for physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, mid-level practitioners, nurses, social workers, counselors, community health workers, case managers and others interested in the behaviroal health integration process. This conference will include presentations, questions-and-answer sessions, role playing and panel discussions.

Continuing Education Credit
ETHICS
UT Health Northeast has designated this conference for 1 hour of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

CME
UT Health Northeast is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
UT Health Northeast designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Participants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE
UT Health Northeast is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approvers by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
To obtain 5 contact hours, you must sign in, attend the entire activity each day, and complete the evaluation tool.

SOCIAL WORKERS
Andrews Center is an approved provider of continuing social work education by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners. .5 CEUs
Provider #1800 Expiration: 8/31/2014

LPCs
Andrews Center is an approved provider of continuing education for licensed professional counselors by the Texas State Board of Licensed Professional counselor Examiners. Provider #866 5 CEUs

COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS
This conference will address CHW competencies and is appropriate for non-DSHS CEUs. Certificates of attendance will be awarded for 5 contact hours.

Topics include:

  • Overview of Mental Health Challenges in Primary Care
  • The Promise of Behavioral Health Integration
  • Evolution of Integrated Care
  • Panel Discussion: Behavioral Health Integration - A Work in Progress

For more information please call:
UT Health Northeast
Department of Medical Education
(903) 877-7250
or email: debbie.bell@uthct.edu

Fluoroscopy and Radiation Safety Awareness CME Training Course
Saturday, January 24, 2015
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Academic Amphitheater
UT Health Northeast

Meets the required training of Part 289.227 of the Texas Administrative Code for 8.0 hours of Category 1 CME training for physicians performing Fluoroscopically Guided Interventions (FGI). Also required training for PAs, NPs, and nurses that perform interventional procedures under the supervision of a physician.

The course also includes the one-hour of required fluoroscopic machine training.

$89 includes breakfast, lunch and course materials.

For the conference brochure and registration information email Janise.mcpherson@uthct.edu
(903) 877-7251








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