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Radiology Interpretation: Chest and Abdomen

December 3, 2021

Radiographic interpretation continues to be very difficult for providers especially those who are new or changing roles. This live webinar will give attendees a strong introduction to the understanding and reading of chest X-rays as well as abdomen series. Multiple digital x-rays will be used to demonstrate normal vs abnormal variants. This discussion will be using primarily adult based radiographs.

Additionally, we are pleased to offer CE-accredited Partner Programs on the topics of Influenza, COVID, and migraine management, as well as a bonus session featuring highly sought-after Bayer IUD information and hands-on training. Earn 4.0 CE contact hours!

Don’t miss this unique webinar event. Participants will have the opportunity to engage and interact with the speakers and get answers through a Q&A session directly following each of the presentations.

Speakers

Dr. Christopher Hemmer, DNP, ANP, ONP-C, FAANP
Dr. Hemmer has been board certified as an adult nurse practitioner since 1999. He is also a board-certified orthopedic nurse practitioner and a fellow of the American Association of nurse practitioners. His area of specialty is in adult spinal disorders for the last 22 years. He currently evaluates new patients as well as established pre and post-operative patients. Chris has spent over nine years moonlighting in the emergency department in the past as well. Dr. Hemmer started teaching as an adjunct for Saint Louis University in 2007. In the fall of 2013, Christopher accepted a full-time position with the school of nursing as an assistant professor for graduate students. He has co-taught several graduate-level courses over the years as well as performed as a guest lecturer during residency for the NP students. Chris has been receptive for several years to teaching in the clinical setting as a preceptor for NP students interested in spinal diseases and wanting to increase their radiology knowledge. Dr. Hemmer chairs a cadaveric CNE course yearly for spine specialists. Chris has presented various spine topics on the local, state, and national level over the years. Dr. Hemmer research area is in vertebral compression fractures and osteoporosis. Specifically, the identification and management of fractures and osteoporosis in the adult population is a strong area of interest.

Agenda

Friday, December 3, 2021

VINDICO MEDICAL EDUCATION PARTNER PROGRAM: Migraine Management for the Nurse Practitioner: Acute and Preventive Therapies to Reduce Burden of Disease

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sponsored CE

Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of these activities, participants should be better able to:

  • Incorporate symptomatology, clinical history, and evidence-based diagnostic criteria for the timely and accurate identification of patients with episodic migraine.
  • Employ the most recent clinical evidence regarding safety and efficacy of acute and preventive treatments for the management of migraine.

5 minutes

Introduction

10 minutes

Patient Identification: Issues and Challenges in the Diagnosis of Migraine

25 minutes

Managing Migraine from the Nurse Practitioner’s Perspective: Acute and Preventive Treatments

10 minutes

Case Presentation: Acute/Preventive Treatment for Episodic Migraine

10 minutes

LIVE Question & Answer

VINDICO MEDICAL EDUCATION PARTNER PROGRAM: Influenza in the House: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prophylaxis

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sponsored CE Webinar

Overview
20 minutes
 – Diagnosing Flu Early to Improve Outcomes
 – Array of tests – evaluating sensitivity and specificity
 – Differentiating respiratory conditions with an eye on COVID
 – When to test versus treating without testing
25 minutes
 – Treating Influenza with an Eye On Efficacy and Use as Prophylaxis
 – Deciphering treatment options based on efficacy and safety
 – Comparison of baloxavir maroxil to NAIs regarding MOAs, viral resistance, reduction of duration of clinical illness, and cessation of viral shedding in normal patients and those at high risk for complications
 – Use of prophylaxis in those exposed to influenza
15 minutes
 – Post-test & Question/Answer

Sponsored by: 

    Vindico Medical Education

NPACE WEBINAR: Radiology Interpretation: Chest and Abdomen

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

NPACE Webinar

Description
Radiographic interpretation continues to be very difficult for providers especially those who are new or changing roles. This course will give you a strong introduction to the understanding and reading of chest X-rays as well as abdomen series. Multiple digital x-rays will be used to demonstrate normal vs abnormal variants. This discussion will be using primarily adult-based radiographs.

Learning Objectives
As a result of this activity, the learner will be able to:
  1.  Identify normal from abnormal CXR including pneumonia, pneumothorax, rib fractures, CHF, Thoracic compression fractures
  2.  Identify key landmarks on a chest radiograph including heart, lungs, osseous structures, diaphragm, mediastinum, and pulmonary vasculature
  3.  Identify urgent from non-urgent abdomen x-rays and the difference between free air and stomach gas, ID difference between SBO and ileus  

DKB MED PARTNER PROGRAM: COVID-19: Keeping Up With a Moving Target - Improving Health Equity

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Sponsored CE Program

Describe current management strategies and identify potential treatments for mild to moderate COVID-19, with a specific focus on vulnerable populations

Evaluate best practices for managing patients with COVID-19 using monoclonal antibodies and other agents, with a focus on efficacy against emerging viral variants.

Clinicians require education about treating people with COVID-19 requiring hospitalization.

Describe current management strategies and identify potential treatments for COVID-19 requiring hospitalization.

Virtual Bayer IUD Training Program

4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Sponsored Session

Description
 1. Reproductive Life Planning introduction. When, where, and how to have the conversation with patients. (10-15 min)
 2. Bayer IUD Clinical information. Mirena, Kyleena, Skyla- what are the clinical differences? (45 min)
 3. IUD placement instruction and practice (20-30 min)
 4. Q&A (10-15 min)

Sponsored by:
 Bayer. This program is not accredited for continuing nursing education credit. However, participants will be receiving a Certificate of Completion from Bayer for their records. 

Fee

General

$35
Discounted Price
If Registered By

$30

Monday, November 15, 2021

Registration

Virtual Conference
Webinar (NPACE)
Webinar (Sponsored-Free)
In-person Conference
No thanks, just take me to the Exhibit Hall.

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