Continuing Medical Education

Continuing Medical Education

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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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CME COVID-19 cytokine storm correlations with HLH and MAS offer treatment road map

COVID-19 cytokine storm correlations with HLH and MAS offer treatment road map

Successful treatments for cytokine storms triggered by hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), and macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) offer a road map for the most serious COVID-19 patients, according to Kenneth N. Schikler, M.D., a pediatric rheumatologist with Norton Children’s Rheumatology, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. The overwhelming host response with the most serious COVID-19 cases …

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CME How providers can protect themselves from burnout and compassion fatigue

How providers can protect themselves from burnout and compassion fatigue

In addition to wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) to avoid exposure to the coronavirus, health care providers should take steps to protect themselves from other risks of the COVID-19 pandemic — burnout and compassion fatigue. Burnout is a combination of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and a reduced sense of personal accomplishment. Burnout is the result of …

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CME Norton Healthcare CME resources app discontinued — single information hub at NortonCME.com

Norton Healthcare CME resources app discontinued — single information hub at NortonCME.com

The Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing Medical Education has retired its continuing medical education (CME) app and will house all CME resources and information at NortonCME.com. The mobile-friendly NortonCME.com site provides access to account sign-in, transcripts, conference registration, brochures, online education programs and more. For conferences and symposiums, NortonCME.com resources include presentations, evaluation links and …

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CME Save the date: Pediatric Urogynecology Symposium

Save the date: Pediatric Urogynecology Symposium

Providers looking to learn more about the latest diagnostics and treatments for common pediatric and adolescent gynecologic and urological conditions can plan to attend the Pediatric Urogynecology Symposium. Sessions will be held Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. Continuing education credits are available. For more information, visit NortonHealthcare.com/CME or call (502) 446-5955. Norton Healthcare Learning Center 9500 Ormsby …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast episode 14 on diagnosing and managing affective disorders

‘MedChat’ podcast episode 14 on diagnosing and managing affective disorders

Episode 14 of the “MedChat” podcast addresses diagnosing and managing affective disorders. This episode will help physicians become more aware of current trends in mental health diagnosis and treatment. Among U.S. adults 18 and older, about 9.7% had a mood disorder in the past year. Individuals living with serious mental illness face an increased risk …

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CME Pediatric COVID-19 CME opportunities

Pediatric COVID-19 CME opportunities

The Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing Medical Education is providing the latest pediatric COVID-19 updates during weekly livestream educational activities. Norton Children’s Pediatric Grand Rounds For these programs, registration is not required. To “attend,” click the link for the activity. AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ will be provided. April 17, 8 to 9 a.m. • Pediatric …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast episode 12 on DEA provider compliance and safeguards

‘MedChat’ podcast episode 12 on DEA provider compliance and safeguards

Episode 12 of the “MedChat” podcast is provided in two parts to address provider compliance with guidelines of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), as well as other safeguards when prescribing controlled substances. Part One of the “DEA Provider Compliance” episode discusses the latest guidelines related to administrative aspects of prescribing controlled substances to avoid any …

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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 ‘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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CME Register today for the 2019 Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium

Register today for the 2019 Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium

The 2019 Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium will provide information to help clinicians in Louisville and Southern Indiana identify hip pathology via medical history, exam and appropriate use of imaging. Providers also will be equipped with an understanding of when and to whom to refer their patient. Sessions at the Oct. 18 presentation will cover: Pediatric orthopedic …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 7: Neurologists discuss epilepsy diagnoses

‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 7: Neurologists discuss epilepsy diagnoses

Episode seven of the “MedChat” podcast is now available.. This episode, “Epilepsy for the Primary Care Provider,” discusses epilepsy diagnoses. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2015 data, approximately 40,000 to 50,000 adults in Kentucky have epilepsy. Prior to a diagnosis of epilepsy, a primary care practitioner may be the first provider to …

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CME 18th annual Nixon Lectureship: Meaning-centered Psychotherapy

18th annual Nixon Lectureship: Meaning-centered Psychotherapy

Rapidly advancing cancer research has led to improved modes of treatment and care for cancer patients’ overall well-being. In order to ensure an improved patient outcome, health care providers should be aware of advancements made in treatment and care, as well as the psychological concerns of cancer patients. The 18th annual Nixon Lectureship: Meaning-centered Psychotherapy …

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CME 2019 Pediatric Bioethics Day

2019 Pediatric Bioethics Day

The upcoming Pediatric Bioethics Day on Wednesday, Sept. 4, gives physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, therapists and hospital ethics committee members the opportunity to discuss approaches that can support families when life-sustaining medical interventions are no longer considered medically beneficial. Appropriate communication can be difficult when parents and providers do not share the same values …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast, episodes 5 and 6: Medically assisted treatment for opioid use disorder

‘MedChat’ podcast, episodes 5 and 6: Medically assisted treatment for opioid use disorder

Episodes five and six of the “MedChat” podcast are now available. Both episodes, “Medically Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder,” a two-part topic, address the rise in overdose fatalities in Kentucky. It is critical for physicians and providers to be aware of the prevalence of illegal drugs and understand this culture — as legal prescribing …

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CME Early-bird registration for Primary Care Update CME

Early-bird registration for Primary Care Update CME

Norton Healthcare Registration is open for the 23rd annual Primary Care Update. Sign up by Oct. 8 and save, plus make sure you have a seat at this popular continuing medical education opportunity. This year’s guest faculty and keynote presenter is Donald R. Teater, M.D., MPH, owner of Teater Health Solutions and a practicing physician …

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CME Registration deadline soon for the latest advancements in clinical oncology CME

Registration deadline soon for the latest advancements in clinical oncology CME

The deadline to register for Updates in Clinical Oncology 2019 is Aug. 9. You can attend in person or via livestream for this free continuing medical education activity. The activity is targeted toward physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, nurses and other health care providers in the practice specialties of family medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, internal medicine, …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 4: Jonathan W. Weeks, M.D., discusses pregnancy and addiction

‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 4: Jonathan W. Weeks, M.D., discusses pregnancy and addiction

Episode four of the “MedChat” podcast is now available. This episode, “Addressing Opioid Use During Pregnancy,” discusses the significant increase in infants born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) in the last decade. The podcast will help providers stay current on the practice guidelines available to prevent NAS and minimize the effects when possible. Moderator James …

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CME 2019 Sports Medicine Symposium coming in June

2019 Sports Medicine Symposium coming in June

The 2019 Sports Medicine Symposium, provided by Norton Sports Health and KORT, is designed to give physicians, health care providers and athletic trainers the latest scientific and clinical information about sports medicine, including injury prevention, medical and surgical treatments, and rehabilitative therapies for athletes. Continuing education credits will be provided. For more information and to …

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CME Register now for the 22nd annual R. Dietz Wolfe, M.D. Lectureship

Register now for the 22nd annual R. Dietz Wolfe, M.D. Lectureship

Registration is now open for the 22nd annual R. Dietz Wolfe, M.D. Lectureship, “Beyond Burnout: Provider Wellness and Resilience.” The keynote speaker is Tait Shanafelt, M.D., the chief wellness officer and director of the Stanford Medicine WellMD Center in California. Dr. Shanafelt will address burnout and its adverse effects, and provide effective solutions for provider wellness and resiliency. …

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CME Register now for the sixth annual Integrative Health & Wellness Symposium

Register now for the sixth annual Integrative Health & Wellness Symposium

Register now and plan to attend the sixth annual Integrative Health & Wellness Symposium: Holistic and Wellness Strategies for You and Your Patients. This program features content devoted to caring for the whole person, including ways to incorporate holistic and wellness strategies into patient care and self-care. All disciplines are encouraged to attend. Continuing education …

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Cancer Register now for the 2019 Oncology Symposium

Register now for the 2019 Oncology Symposium

Register now for the 2019 Oncology Symposium: Updates in Hematology and Blood Cancers, provided by Norton Cancer Institute with support from Gouverneur H. Nixon Jr., through the Norton Healthcare Foundation. The symposium takes place on Friday, March 8, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Norton Healthcare Learning Center, Suite 200, 9500 Ormsby Station Road, …

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CME Register now for the 2019 Medical Ethics Symposium

Register now for the 2019 Medical Ethics Symposium

The 2019 Medical Ethics Symposium will be held Tuesday, March 12, 2019, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Norton Healthcare Learning Center. The symposium is free and is designed to educate individuals who currently perform health care ethics consultations or who would like to perform ethics consultations in the future, including members of hospital …

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CME Register now for the 2019 Primary Care Update CME

Register now for the 2019 Primary Care Update CME

Save the date and register now for the 23rd annual Primary Care Update: A clinical update on the management of the adult patient, taking place on November 8, 2019 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Provided by Norton Healthcare, the planning committee for the annual Primary Care Update continuing medical education event …

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CME Register now for the 2019 ‘Just for Kids’ Pediatric Care Symposium

Register now for the 2019 ‘Just for Kids’ Pediatric Care Symposium

Don’t forget to register for the 2019 ‘Just for Kids’ Pediatric Care Symposium, a clinical update on the management of the pediatric patient, taking place Friday, April 26, 2019 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. Keynote Speaker Provided by Norton Children’s Hospital and the University of Louisville …

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CME Register now for the 2019 Neuroscience Symposium

Register now for the 2019 Neuroscience Symposium

Save the date and register now for the 2019 Neuroscience Symposium taking place Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Louisville Marriott Downtown. This event is designed for physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses and social workers. There is a $40 fee for this program and registration is required. Breakfast and …

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CME CME opportunity: An update on Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis and management

CME opportunity: An update on Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis and management

Primary care physicians have an opportunity to deepen their knowledge of movement disorders to appropriately refer patients for sub-specialty care as well as understand treatment options for movement disorder during a continuing medical education dinner taking place Thursday, January 10 at LouVino Restaurant & Wine Bar (11400 Main Street, Louisville, KY). The objectives for this …

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CME CME opportunity: Evaluation and Management of Urinary Incontinence

CME opportunity: Evaluation and Management of Urinary Incontinence

At the 22nd annual Primary Care Update: A Clinical Update on the Management of the Adult Patient, Marjorie L. Pilkinton, M.D., Norton Urogynecology Center, presented on the evaluation and management of urinary incontinence. The goal of the annual Primary Care Update is to educate and provide awareness to primary care practitioners on treating a variety …

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Cancer Register now for CME dedicated to hematology and blood cancers

Register now for CME dedicated to hematology and blood cancers

Registration is now open for the Updates in Hematology and Blood Cancers full-day symposium presented by Norton Cancer Institute with support from the Norton Healthcare Foundation. The symposium will take place on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Norton Healthcare Learning Center (9500 Ormsby Station Road, Suite 200) in …

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CME Register now for the sixth annual Integrative Health & Wellness Symposium

Register now for the sixth annual Integrative Health & Wellness Symposium

Mark your calendar and register now! Norton Healthcare presents its sixth annual Integrative Health & Wellness Symposium for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and other clinical personnel and caregivers. The symposium will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2019, from 7:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Gheens Foundation Lodge at Beckley Creek Park. …

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CME Online CME: A Primary Care Physician’s Guide to Multiple Sclerosis

Online CME: A Primary Care Physician’s Guide to Multiple Sclerosis

The Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing Medical Education has made available speaker sessions from the 2018 Neuroscience Symposium, one including a presentation on a “Primary Care Physician’s Guide to Multiple Sclerosis” by Geeta A. Ganesh, M.D. of Norton Neuroscience Institute. The continuing education opportunity is available online here. At the conclusion of this offering, the …

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CME Enroll in CME opportunity focused on LGBTQ health

Enroll in CME opportunity focused on LGBTQ health

Norton Medical Group proudly pursues our mission to improve the health of our community and all those within it by maintaining an inclusive environment in which our employees, volunteers, medical staff and leadership understand, respect and reflect the diversity of the people we serve and continuously strive to set the standard for quality and caring. …

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CME Continuing medical education focusing on opioid epidemic now available online

Continuing medical education focusing on opioid epidemic now available online

Two presentations from the 2018 R. Dietz Wolfe, M.D. Lectureship, “A Fine Line: Abuse and Addiction,” now are available for viewing online. The annual lectureship took place on Aug. 22, 2018, at The Olmsted in Louisville, Kentucky. In 2016, Kentucky had the country’s fifth highest rate of deaths due to drug overdose. The opioid abuse …

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CME Reminder: Register now for the 22nd annual Primary Care Update

Reminder: Register now for the 22nd annual Primary Care Update

Registration is open for the 22nd annual Primary Care Update: A clinical update on the management of the adult patient. Provided by Norton Healthcare, this continuing medical education event will take place Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Omni Louisville Hotel. The goal of this activity is to bring …

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