CME ‘Human Trafficking: In Plain Sight’ — A 2-part videoconference

‘Human Trafficking: In Plain Sight’ — A 2-part videoconference

A two-part videoconference, “Human Trafficking: In Plain Sight” will be held Aug. 27 and Aug. 28, offering clinicians insight on spotting human trafficking victims and what to do. Because victims of trafficking may seek medical attention for the medical and psychological consequences of assault and neglected health conditions, health care professionals are in a unique …

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CME ‘Understanding and Managing Congenital Cardiac Anomalies’ CME livestream now available

‘Understanding and Managing Congenital Cardiac Anomalies’ CME livestream now available

The first installment of Norton Children’s monthly continuing medical education series, “Understanding and Managing Congenital Cardiac Anomalies” with Bahaaldin Alsoufi, M.D., is now available online. Dr. Alsoufi, pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon and chief of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery at Norton Children’s Heart Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, provides information on common congenital cardiac anomalies, …

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CME CME opportunity: Pediatric Neurology Update Aug. 7

CME opportunity: Pediatric Neurology Update Aug. 7

The 18th annual Pediatric Neurology Update will be livestreamed (via BlueSky) Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, from 8 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. The continuing medical education opportunity will cover developments in identification of neurological disorders and evidence-based care. Register today to receive the agenda, conference link and continuing education credits upon completion. To register, visit NortonCME.com …

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CME ‘MedChat’ CME podcast: Colon cancer screening updates

‘MedChat’ CME podcast: Colon cancer screening updates

The latest episode of the “MedChat” podcast, “Colon Cancer: Updates in Screening Guidelines,” is now available. This episode provides information on the risk factors for colorectal cancer, the stages of colorectal disease development, the latest screening guidelines for colorectal cancer and different colorectal screening/diagnostic tools and indications. Moderator: Ryan Nazar, M.D., clinical effectiveness director for …

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CME CME: Role of genetic testing in the evaluation of short stature

CME: Role of genetic testing in the evaluation of short stature

The latest installment of Norton Healthcare’s 2020 Pediatric Grand Rounds addresses genetic testing in the evaluation of short stature. In this recorded online activity, Catalina Cabrera-Salcedo, M.D., pediatric endocrinologist with Norton Children’s Endocrinology, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, discusses: The standard clinical approach to the patient with short stature Identifying patients at risk …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast episode 15 on treating challenging personalities in primary care

‘MedChat’ podcast episode 15 on treating challenging personalities in primary care

Episode 15 of the “MedChat” podcast addresses treating challenging personalities in primary care. This episode will help primary care practitioners consistently recognize or manage personality disorders when treating patients for medical-related illnesses. In the United States, approximately 9% of adult patients have a personality disorder. In the primary care setting, approximately 18% of patients who …

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CME Medication-assisted Treatment Waiver Training

Medication-assisted Treatment Waiver Training

Providers seeking approval to offer medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder can choose from two upcoming opportunities to get required training. Choose a session Friday, Sept. 25, Saturday, Sept. 26, or Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, at the Norton Healthcare Learning Center, 9500 Ormsby Station Road in Louisville. Registration There is no fee for this program, …

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CME Pediatricians: Rule out other explanations before an MIS-C screening

Pediatricians: Rule out other explanations before an MIS-C screening

Pediatricians seeing children with prolonged fever should rule out other explanations before screening for multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19, according to pediatric specialists with Norton Children’s. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health advisory May 14 defining the syndrome, which had previously been described as an illness …

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CME Provider update: Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) [Video]

Provider update: Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) [Video]

Leading pediatric physicians with Norton Children’s presented an update Tuesday, May 19, on COVID-19 and multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. The panel discussion provided the latest updates and answered questions. The moderator was Mark J. McDonald, M.D., FAAP, medical director of Norton Children’s Hospital and Norton Children’s Medical Center. Panelists: Kristina A. Bryant, M.D., pediatric …

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CME Rescheduled: 2020 Child Abuse Prevention and Recognition Conference

Rescheduled: 2020 Child Abuse Prevention and Recognition Conference

The 2020 Child Abuse Prevention and Recognition Conference has been rescheduled for Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. The conference will help improve health care workers’ recognition of high-risk situations to enhance child abuse and neglect prevention efforts. For the second year in a row, Kentucky had the highest child abuse rate in the United States, according …

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