Continuing Education Events

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Continuing Education courses are offered to physicians, clinicians and other healthcare providers.

Life Support

Downloadable registration forms or brochures are available for the following events:

CMEs

Kenmore Mercy Hospital Lecture Series (1 Credit)

CMEs take place at 8 a.m. at Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Community Room, 2950 Elmwood Avenue, Kenmore, NY.

Registration is not required.

  • TBA

Mercy Hospital Lecture Series (1.5 Credits)

CMEs take place at 8 a.m. at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Conference Room A, 3rd Floor, 565 Abbott Road, Buffalo, NY.

Registration is not required.

  • 6/27 - Dr. Thomas Polisoto - Stroke Rehabilitation: Focus on Ambulation

There is a summer break in July and August. Lectures resume on September 12th.

EMS / First Responder Event: The Stroke & Cardiac Chain of Survival (2 Credits)

The Stroke & Cardiac Chain of Survival: Why the EMS Link Needs to be The Strongest

This free seminar includes presentations from Catholic Health’s Cardiac physicians, neurocritical care teams, ER nurse managers & first responders.

Attendees receive 2 contact/education hours.

Choice of two dates:

  • 7/23 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew, NY
  • 8/12 - 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Michael’s Banquet Facility, 4885 Southwestern Boulevard, Hamburg, NY

Registration opens at 5:30 p.m.

Complimentary dinner and parking provided.

Reservations are required. RSVP by calling (716) 706-2112.

Palliative Care Imperative in the Primary Care Setting (1.75 Credits)

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Protocol Restaurant
6766 Transit Road
Williamsville, NY 14221

Cocktails: 5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Program: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

To register to attend, call 706-2112 by Friday, June 19.

An Event for Physicians and Providers

This event is designed for primary care and specialist physicians and clinicians who influence patient decisions.

After the program, you will be able to:

  • Discuss important research trends and available resources to treat palliative care patients.
  • Prepare patients and their families for the transition to the end of life.
  • Describe various proven methods used for identifying patients who are in need of palliative care.
  • Anticipate common ethical and legal issues that arise in the context of end-of-life medical care.
  • Recognize the appropriate time to suggest palliative care or hospice for terminally ill patients and facilitate the process.
  • Implement a strategy to provide a more personal and informed level of patient care and thus enhance the quality of life for terminally ill patients.

Presenters

Bruce J. Naughton, MD
Director of Palliative Care, Catholic Health

Bartholomew Rodrigues,
Senior Vice President and Chief Mission Officer, Catholic Health

How to Register

To register to attend, call 706-2112 by Friday, June 19.

Additional Events

Additional upcoming events are listed on our events calendar. Click here to view our calendar.

Presentations from Past Events

Improving Wound Care Symposium (7 Credits) - March 2015

This seminar on March 21, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Buffalo is designed for professionals involved in the care, treatment and management of patients with chronic or problematic wounds. This includes physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists, allied health professionals, and students.

The UB School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences designates this activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Attendees learned how to:

  • Discuss the clinical pathway guidelines for the treatment of venous leg and diabetic foot ulcers.
  • Identify how/when to order non-invasive vascular testing and how to use when formulating a plan of care.
  • Assess using cultures and treat infections in wounded patients in a practical setting.
  • Describe the wound care challenges/skin differences among the geriatric, non-Caucasian and bariatric populations.
  • Compare the difference between pressure ulcers and moisture associated skin damage and the treatment options for both.
  • Describe the indications/benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatments to aid in wound closure.
  • Discuss how to assess and differentially diagnosis lower extremity edema adequately.

Download the Event Presentations