CME Save the date for the 2020 Behavioral Medicine Symposium

Save the date for the 2020 Behavioral Medicine Symposium

Providers looking to learn innovative therapies and best practices in the diagnosis and delivery of behavioral health services can plan to attend the 2020 Behavioral Medicine Symposium. Sessions will be Friday, June 19, 2020, from 7 a.m. until 3:45 p.m. at the Louisville Marriott East, 1903 Embassy Square Blvd. in Louisville. Cost: $25 Deadline to …

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CME Treating opioid use disorder with medication

Treating opioid use disorder with medication

Providers seeking approval to provide medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder can choose from three upcoming opportunities to get required training. The sessions will be held Feb. 22 and March 14 (both Saturdays), as well as on Friday, April 17, at the Norton Healthcare Learning Center, 9500 Ormsby Station Road in Louisville. Register at NortonHealthcare.com/Register-CME …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 11: ‘Vaccine Hesitancy’

‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 11: ‘Vaccine Hesitancy’

Episode 11 of the “MedChat” podcast is now available. This episode, “Vaccine Hesitancy: Scope and Solutions,” discusses one of the top 10 threats to global health. This episode will help providers describe factors that influence a family’s tendency to be hesitant to vaccinate, discuss effective strategies to address vaccine hesitancy with parents and understand the …

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CME Reserve your spot at the 2020 ‘Just for Kids’ Pediatric Symposium

Reserve your spot at the 2020 ‘Just for Kids’ Pediatric Symposium

Register soon to get the early bird rate to the 2020 “Just for Kids” Pediatric Symposium featuring guest faculty Sara H. Goza, M.D., FAAP, president-elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics. With the combined efforts of Norton Healthcare and the University of Louisville School of Medicine, this symposium provides opportunities for outstanding continuing education and …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcasts reach 1,000 downloads

‘MedChat’ podcasts reach 1,000 downloads

Norton Healthcare’s “MedChat” podcast provides continuing medical education (CME) for physicians and health care providers on-the-go. The monthly 30-minute podcast now has been downloaded over 1,400 times. Each episode dives into the key issues surrounding a particular medical topic. “MedChat” provides convenience and flexibility, keeping you up to date on relevant industry information. Topics are …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 10: Migraine: Diagnosis and Treatment.

‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 10: Migraine: Diagnosis and Treatment.

Episode 10 of the “MedChat” podcast is now available. This episode, “Migraine:  Diagnosis and Treatment,” discusses migraine headaches, which affect 12% of Americans and are a top diagnosis for physician visits. This episode will help providers recognize the symptoms of migraines, understand how to treat migraines and know when to refer to a neurologist. Moderator …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 9: Provider wellness and resilience

‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 9: Provider wellness and resilience

Episode nine of the “MedChat” podcast is now available. This episode, “Addressing Provider Wellness and Resilience,” discusses the topic of more than half of U.S. doctors experiencing at least one symptom of burnout and a significant worsening of dissatisfaction in recent years. Physician stress and burnout can impact the quality of patient care as well …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 8: Opioid addiction

‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 8: Opioid addiction

Episode eight of the “MedChat” podcast is now available. This episode, “Use and Abuse – Opioid Addiction,” discusses the prevalence of illegal drugs and the culture. In 2017, overdose fatalities in Kentucky rose by 11%, and Jefferson County had the most overdose deaths. It is critical for physicians and providers to be aware of illegal …

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CME Register for the 24th Gail Klein Garlove Lectureship

Register for the 24th Gail Klein Garlove Lectureship

The 24th Gail Klein Garlove Lectureship, “At Long Last: Immunologic Approaches to the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Cancers,” will be held Nov. 6 at the Olmsted. The registration deadline is Nov. 1. The lectureship, with thanks to the Garlove family and the Norton Healthcare Foundation, is designed to reach physicians, health care providers and members of …

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CME Register today for the Clinical Ethics Issues education opportunity

Register today for the Clinical Ethics Issues education opportunity

The Fall 2019 Medical Ethics Symposium will provide exposure to the relevant ethical issues providers may encounter in clinical settings. The symposium also will include discussions on the ethical consultation process and its value. The symposium will cover: Identifying relevant clinical ethical concerns Understanding the patient, family and provider benefits of a clinical ethics consultation …

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