Opioid Act 124 Mandatory Training is now available as a recorded event. This event fulfills the new law mandating two hours of CME training for all providers who have a DEA license.  The training is required prior to your next re-licensure, which is Oct. 31 for DOs and Dec. 31 for MDs. Go to www.lghealth.org/cme and click on CME on Demand.  You’ll see the training at the top in Featured Materials. Or click here to be taken directly to the course and use your LGH username (what you use for Epic) to log in.  After you take the course, you must complete a post test and an evaluation to receive your credits. For more help, see the attached Tip Sheet.

Special symposia (Pre-registration required)

8 to 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26, Stager 7 Conference Room: Basic Microbiology and Antibiotic Stewardship.  Attend one (or all) of three individual one-hour sessions: Basic Microbiology and Proper Specimen Collection, 8 to 9 a.m.; Antimicrobial Stewardship: Infection Prevention Principles & Practice, 9 to 10 a.m.; and Application: Case Studies of Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infection Prevention, 10 to 11 a.m. Register here. (This event will be repeated Jan. 30 at WBH Conference Room 1; details to follow soon.)
5:30 to 8 p.m. March 29 or May 1, Stager Conference Center: Mandated Training for Act 31 Child Abuse: Suspected Child Abuse & Neglect – Recognizing & Responding to Children at Risk. This event will satisfy the state’s two-hour Act 31 mandated reporter training required prior to your next licensure cycle. The event is not recorded and must be attended live.  Only members of the LGH Medical & Dental Staff may register and attend this conference. You will need your medical license number, date of birth and the last four digits of your SSN to register. Dinner, 5:30 to 6 p.m.; program, 6 to 8 p.m. Register here.

Grand Rounds and recurring events in January (Pre-registration not required)

7 to 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, Stager Conference Center: Pediatric Grand Rounds will feature Kristina Cole, M.D., Ph.D., speaking on Pediatric Brain Tumors. Dr. Cole is a pediatric oncologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

7 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, Stager Conference Center: Hold the date for Family Medicine Grand Rounds with Dr. James Groff.

For more details on the events above, go to www.lghealth.org/cme, click on Month-at-a-Glance Calendar and click on an event of interest. LG Health CME events are open to all providers on the LG Health Medical & Dental Staff. Special symposia require registration, but Grand Rounds don’t. Grand Rounds are recorded and are available at www.lghealth.org/cme by clicking on CME on Demand (Enduring Materials). For more information on these and other upcoming events, please visit www.lghealth.org/cme or contact Roxanne Bolinger at 544-4500, rbolinger2@lghealth.org or Amber Provinzano at 544-4242, aprovinzano2@lghealth.org, in the CME Office.

Prior to attending a CME event, please download the free “eeds” app to your mobile device (Flip-phone holdouts, please add 828-216-8114 to your contact list under “CME.”). You’ll use your mobile device to log your attendance (using your regular LGH user ID and password) instead of paper sign-ins and complete your evaluation. If you don’t have a mobile device, go to www.lghealth.org/cme to log your attendance within 24 hours of the event.

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