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


CURRENT TRENDS 2015
Family Medicine Update
February 7 & 8, 2015

Family Practitioners need to review and update their knowledge in many areas of medicine each year. This conference, designed for physicians, mid-level practitioners and nurses, will address clinically important key primary care topics, and is expected to result in improved competence in making an appropriate diagnosis and providing effective treatment and/or referral with an overall goal of improving patient outcomes.

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

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT

ETHICS
UT Health Northeast has designated this conference for 3.0 hours 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 11.5 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 approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

To obtain 11.25 contact hours, you must sign in, attend the entire activity each day, and complete the evaluation tool.

Topics include:

  • Stopping Drugs in the Elderly
  • Infectious Disease Precautions & Protocols
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Addiction, Opioids and the PCP *
  • Medical Board Rules You May Not Know - But Should *
  • Lipids Update: New Guidelines
  • Office Management of Obesity
  • Advances in Structural Heart Disease
  • Management of Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Modern Advances in Total Hip Replacements
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Antibiotic Misuse/Overuse *
  • Diabetes Management

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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