Special Symposia

Registration required

Mandated Training for Act 31
Please note the state requires that every provider complete this course once per licensure cycle. If you have not yet completed this course since you last renewed your license, you will need to complete it before you renew your license. For those unable to attend the spring session, please note we anticipate offering another live course in fall 2020. Space is limited; registration is required by March 9. Walk-ins are not allowed. You must stay for the entire training.
Date: Tuesday, March 24
Time: 5:30 – 8:00 pm
Location: Stager Conference Center
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Or complete the training online via the University of Pittsburgh.

Hot Topics in Medicine
Topics cover cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, general internal medicine, hematology/oncology, with a special keynote speaker on dermatology. This interprofessional event for MDs, DOs, advanced practice providers and other clinicians offers 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits, AOA Category 1-A credits, and 2 NP Pharmacology credits. Breakfast and lunch included. Price: $100. (Registration closes March 27)
Date: Saturday, April 4
Time: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Stager Conference Center
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Hot Topics in Family Medicine, Obstetrics and Pediatrics
Event topics include Hep C, HIV, GBS, lead poisoning, preconception/prenatal care, as well as diagnosis, treatment and prevention in pediatric care. Breakfast is included. Early Bird price: $35 (Register by March 30) Regular price: $50. (Registration closes April 24)
Date: Saturday, May 2
Time: 7:00 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Stager Conference Center
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Supporting Transgender and Gender Non-Binary Patients
Presented by Linda Hawkins, PhD, MSEd, LPC, and Samantha King, MSW, MEd, LSW, from CHOP’s Gender & Sexuality Development Clinic. 
Date: Thursday, May 21
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm OR 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: Stager Conference Center
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Grand Rounds and Recurring Events

These do not require pre-registration 

Family Medicine Grand Rounds
Dr. Ellen Smith speaks on ACEs and Trauma-Informed Care. 
Date: Tuesday, March 17
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 am 
Location: Stager Conference Center

Pediatric Grand Rounds
Dr. Sarah Long to present on the Top Articles in Infectious Disease.
Date: Thursday, March 19
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 am 
Location: Stager Conference Center

External Activities 

Stroke Competency Series
The Penn Medicine stroke team has purchased a one-year subscription for employees/providers at all UPHS entities to the Apex Innovations - Hemispheres 2.0 Stroke Competency series. This online, interactive, educational platform includes sessions with up to 36 hours of credits of CMEs, CNEs and CEs for sessions ranging from Brain Anatomy and Physiology to NIH Stroke Scale. To activate an account and learn more about the offerings, please email Tracey Mousley and an account will be set up for you.  

Influenza CME Webinar
Did you know that there have already been over 40,000 laboratory-confirmed cases and 24 deaths in Pennsylvania during the 2019-20 flu season? Vaccination is the first line of defense, but early diagnosis and prompt antiviral treatment are important for those already infected. In this pre-recorded webinar, originally presented as a grand rounds lecture at LGH, Past President of the Infectious Disease Society of America Dr. Paul Auwaerter, MBA, and our own Drs. Thomas C. Raff and Jean David Dumornay, MBA, discuss how to reduce complications and hospitalizations associated with influenza. This program has been approved for AMA, ANCC, AAPA, and AAFP credits.
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ODM: A Vision for Diabetic Eye Screening 
Diabetes often causes blindness, but screening can prevent it. Drs. Christian Hermansen and Michael R. Pavlica use patient case studies to explain the importance of retinal screening and how new technology makes it easy. Earn up to 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and 1.0 MOC points [and patient safety MOC credit] in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Also approved for 1.0 AAFP Prescribed credits. Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. 
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Learn New Skills for Caring for Seriously Ill Patients While Earning Free CME/CEUs 
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is a member of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC). This membership provides our entire staff (anyone with an LG Health email address) with access to a series of online educational modules that focus on relieving suffering in serious illness–from difficult conversations, to advanced care planning, to symptom management and beyond. The courses are case-based, interactive, and provide free CME/CEU credits for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, case managers, and social workers. You can access these and other resources by registering for a user account. If you need assistance setting up your account, contact membership@capc.org or call 212-201-2674

About LG Health CME Events

LG Health CME events are open to all providers on the LG Health Medical & Dental Staff.

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