Northwestern University

Oct
19
Thu

13th Annual Midwest Hospital Medicine Conference

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When: Thursday, October 19, 2017
All day  

Where: Northwestern Memorial Hospital Feinberg Pavilion, 251 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Graduate Students

Cost: SHM Member $595
Non-SHM Member $695
Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners $295
Residents and Fellows $200
(Residents and Fellows must enclose letters from their Chiefs of Service)

Contact: Rachel Grayer   312.926.5893

Group: Med - Hospital Medicine

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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Description:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1.Explain the challenges for hospital-based healthcare professionals in the Midwest.
2.Identify nosocomial infections and how to prevent, diagnose and treat them.
3.Explain risk factors for opioid abuse and strategies to minimize potential for abuse.
4.Describe signs and symptoms of alcohol withdrawal and evidence based strategies to manage alcohol withdrawal.
5.Analyze inpatient guidelines for treatment of conditions such as COPD and Pneumonia.
6.Describe key features of effective use of Advanced Practice Providers in hospital medicine groups and how to integrate them into practice.

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