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  • 2022 Hospital Medicine Summit

    Announcing the 2022 Hospital Medicine Summit Saturday, December 3, 2022 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM EST Complimentary Live Virtual CE/CME Conference! Earn up to 5.0 AMA, MOC, ANCC, and ACPE credits! Register online here: PROVIDER STATEMENT This CME activity for ACCME credit is provided by Integrity Continuing Education, Inc. This CE activity for ANCC and ACPE credit is jointly provided by Global Education Group and Integrity Continuing Education, Inc. DISCLOSURE OF COMMERCIAL SUPPORT This educational activity is supported by educational grants from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, and Salix Pharmaceuticals. EDUCATIONAL PARTNERS Monmouth-Ocean Medical Society Philadelphia County Medical Society PROGRAM OVERVIEW Since 2015, the Hospital Medicine Summit (HMS), a multidisciplinary educational event, has been providing an exceptional educational experience that is inclusive of clinicians who manage patients in the acute setting and those who have transitioned to the chronic-care setting. Serving hospitalists, internal medicine physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and nurses, HMS fulfills a critical need to address significant changes in the healthcare system and the increased demand on these clinicians so they can provide optimal care to patients both in the hospital or acute care setting and when they are discharged into the community healthcare system. TARGET AUDIENCE This educational activity has been designed to meet the needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and pharmacists who practice in hospital, internal medicine, and chronic-care settings. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to: Keynote: Collaborative Care Between Hospital-based Clinicians and Community Specialists Learning objectives to come Session 1 – Taking the Kidneys to Heart: Managing CKD-Related Anemia With Emerging HIF-PHIs Clarify the disease burden imposed by untreated or undertreated anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), including in racially diverse populations Correlate the pathophysiology of anemia in CKD with viable therapeutic targets Identify appropriate candidates for emerging CKD-related anemia treatments among patients on or not on dialysis based on efficacy and safety data from recent clinical trials Session 2 – The Role of the Hospitalist: A Focus on Oncology Treatment Adverse Events Review the associated grade ❤ treatment-related adverse events (trAE) with new and novel anticancer agents Identify patients presenting with serious trAEs and devise an appropriate management plan Session 3 – Fireside Chat* Faculty Panel Discussion Correlate the pathophysiology of anemia in CKD with viable therapeutic targets Identify patients presenting with cancer trAEs and devise an appropriate management plan Discuss how to implement a plan of care for patients hospitalized with hepatic encephalopathy (HE) that is consistent with updated evidence-based recommendations *Learning objectives subject to change for this session Session 4 – Evidence-based Care and Therapeutic Updates to Reduce the Risk for Rapid Progression and Recurrence of Hepatic Encephalopathy Discuss how to implement a plan of care for patients hospitalized with HE that is consistent with updated evidence-based recommendations Describe the efficacy and safety of therapies for treatment of acute episodes of overt HE and prevention of their recurrence Identify crucial components of a transitional care plan to prevent future hospitalizations among patients with HE KEYNOTE SPEAKER/PROGRAM MODERATOR Alpesh Amin, MD, MBA, FACC, MACP, SFHM Thomas & Mary Cesario Chair of Medicine Professor of Medicine, Business, Public Health, Nursing Science, and Biomedical Engineering Executive Director, Hospitalist Program Medical Director, Anticoagulation Services University of California, Irvine Irvine, California FACULTY PRESENTERS Benjamin L. Kitchens, MD Medical Oncology Texas Oncology/Baylor University Medical Center Dallas, Texas Biff F. Palmer, MD, FACP, FASN Professor of Internal Medicine University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, Texas Robert Rahimi, MD Transplant Hepatology Baylor University Medical Center Associate Professor Department of Medicine Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine Liver Consultants of Texas Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center Dallas, Texas ACCREDITATION Physician Continuing Education Accreditation Statement Integrity Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation Integrity Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 5.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Nursing Continuing Education Global Education Group is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity for 5.0 contact hours is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Pharmacist Continuing Education Accreditation Statement Global Education Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education with Commendation. Credit Designation Global Education Group designates this continuing education activity for 5.0 contact hours (0.5 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. (Universal Activity Numbers – 0530-9999-22-234-L01-P, 0530-9999-22-235-L01-P, 0530-9999-22-236-L01-P, 0530-9999-22-237-L01-P, 0530-9999-22-238-L01-P.) This is a knowledge-based activity. Instructions to Receive Credit In order to receive credit for this activity, the participant must complete each session’s pretest, attend each session, and complete the posttest and evaluation form. A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form. For pharmacist/ACPE learners, please check the CPE monitor for your CE credit within 60 days of the activity. Credit cannot be issued after 60 days. FEE INFORMATION There is no fee for attending this virtual conference; however, space is limited. Early preregistration is recommended to reserve your space. CONTACT INFORMATION For information about ACCME accreditation of this activity, please contact Integrity Continuing Education, Inc. at (855) 835-4004 or cme@integrityce.com. For information about ACPE or ANCC accreditation of this activity, please contact Global Education Group at (303) 395-1782 or cme@globaleducationgroup.com. DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST Integrity Continuing Education, Inc. and Global Education Group adhere to the policies and guidelines, including the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE, set forth to providers by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and all other professional organizations, as applicable, stating those activities where continuing education credits are awarded must be balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. All persons in a position to control the content of an accredited continuing education program provided by Integrity Continuing Education, Inc. and Global Education Group are required to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible company within the past 24 months. All financial relationships reported are identified as relevant and mitigated by Integrity Continuing Education, Inc. and Global Education Group in accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE in advance of delivery of the activity to learners. The content of this activity was vetted by Integrity Continuing Education, Inc. and Global Education Group to assure objectivity and that the activity is free of commercial bias. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated. The faculty will disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies prior to their presentation at the 2022 HMS. The planners and managers at Integrity Continuing Education, Inc. and Global Education Group have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Integrity Continuing Education, Inc. and Global Education Group do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS Minimum Processor: Intel Pentium 4, 2.33 + GHz (or equivalent) Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 10, and Mac OS Plug-in: Adobe® Flash® Player 10 Adobe® Flash® Player 10 plug-in should be downloaded Click on the “Agree and install now” button after unchecking the optional McAfee Security Scan Plus For optimal performance, the use of Internet Explorer below 8 is not recommended For a full listing of recommended operating systems, browsers, and system configurations, please click on the link below: Click here for more information on minimum system requirements PRIVACY POLICY When you participate in an online educational activity sponsored by Integrity Continuing Education, Inc., you will be asked for your name, degree(s), affiliation(s), street address, telephone number and…(continued) DISCLAIMER The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. Agenda On the day of the event, you may access the broadcast by visiting the following link: https://event.arraylive.com/.../a7d25db2-c60c-4143-b4a0... Agenda* All times are stated in EST. 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM Opening Remarks 8:15 AM – 9:00 AM Keynote Presentation: Collaborative Care Between Hospital-based Clinicians and Community Specialists 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM Taking the Kidneys to Heart: Managing CKD-Related Anemia With Emerging HIF-PHIs 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Break 10:30 AM – 11:45 PM The Role of the Hospitalist: A Focus on Oncology Treatment Adverse Events 11:45 PM – 12:15 PM Fireside Chat Faculty Panel Discussion 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Evidence-based Care and Therapeutic Updates to Reduce the Risk for Rapid Progression and Recurrence of Hepatic Encephalopathy 1:30 PM Adjournment *Agenda is subject to change

  • 19th Annual DCSPATF Conference

    The Impact of Media Platforms on Suicide and Associated Behaviors November 10, 2022 at the Springfield Country Club 400 W. Sproul Road Springfield PA 19064 Detailed directions from all locations are available at Springfield Country Club website: www.springfieldcc.net Cost: $85 dollars+ cost of CEs or $50 for students + cost of CEs (proof of ID must be submitted) *CEs will be paid for directly to the entity offering the credits, if there is a cost *Approved for 6 continuing education hours from NASW, Clergy Continuing Education Credits and Act 48 Credits* To Register Please Visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dcspatf-19th-annual-conference-tickets-431376918977 Registration Closes November 4, 2022 For more information about the Delaware County Suicide Prevention and Awareness Task Force, please visit: www.delcosuicideprevention.org Agenda 7:30am-9:00am Registration & Breakfast 9:00am-9:15am Welcome Remarks- Marisa Taddonio, LSW, HSV, Med; Task Force Chair 9:15am-10:15am Teens and Technology: Weighing the Risks and Knowing the Impact- Aimee Prange, MSW, LCSW and Sara Miscannon, MS, LPC; Aetna, A CVS Health Company 10:15am-10:30am Mindfulness Activity- Kevin J. Hubbard, Med; Certified Mindfulness Informed Professional 10:30am-10:45am Break/Visit Sponsors 10:45am-11:45am #NoFilter: Social Media & Suicidality Among Adolescents- Aevidum Student Panel Facilitated by Francesca Pileggi; Executive Director, Aevidum 11:45pm-12:30pm Networking Lunch/Visit Sponsors/Award Presentation 12:30pm-1:30pm I Am More Than a Status- Dr. Kia Everett, Finding Your Way LLC 1:30pm-1:45pm Mindfulness Activity- Kevin J. Hubbard, Med; Certified Mindfulness Informed Professional 1:45pm-2:00pm Break/Snacks/Visit Sponsors 2:00pm-4:00pm Panel on The Impact Media has on Suicide and Associated Behaviors- Eric Marsh Sr., WHYY Community Outreach Organizer; Oronde McClain, The McClain Foundation, Founder & CEO; Kevin J. Hubbard, MEd, LPC; Dr. Kia Everett, Finding Your Way LLC Facilitated by Mary May, MFT, Butterfly Love LLC 4:00-4:30pm Final Housekeeping/Raffles (must be present to claim raffle prize) Download Brochure Here

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  • Medicine Magazine | Chester County Medical Society | Pennsylvania

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  • Ukraine Resources | Chester County Medical Society | Pennsylvania

    Ukrainian Resources from Trusted Physicians ​ Even something small helps … "Anyone who thinks they are too small to make a difference has never spent the night with a mosquito" The war in Ukraine is distressing, with tragic stories of destruction and loss every day. Our county medical societies are not disaster response organizations, but we encourage our colleagues and friends to support organizations best suited to support direct relief. We all know that medications, supplies, and funding remain in short supply, and we encourage everyone who wants to help to support organizations that are already on the ground near the crisis. Locally Maura E. Sammon, MD, an emergency medicine physician at Temple and Chief Medical Officer for Global Response Management (GRM) recently connected with us. GRM has partnered with the World Health Organization (WHO) to support relief efforts in Poland and Ukraine. GRM has an official seat at the WHO Emergency Operations Center in Rzeszow, Poland. Any funds donated through this will be spent solely on WHO-sponsored activities in Poland and Ukraine. To learn more about GRC click here Global Response Ukraine. Kevin Sowti, MD, Chief of the hospitalist group at Chester County Hospital/Penn Medicine recently returned from a trip to provide food and medical supplies to Ukrainian immigrants in Poland and Romania. Dr Sowti is active with the International Justice Mission, (IJM), an organization working to end slavery and human trafficking. Dr. Sowti has set up a Go Fund Me page to help raise funds & provide food for Ukrainian refugees …. https://gofund.me/552dc393 Additional Resources The staff of the Philadelphia County Medical Society continues to collate and post a resource list of organizations. World Central Kitchen United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Inc .

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  • 2022 - Legislative Clambake Banquet

    Join the Chester County Medical Society for the 2022 Legislative Clambake. Thursday, September 29, 2022 The Farmhouse at People’s Light Malvern, PA 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm The annual Clambake is an opportunity for the physicians & elected officials of Chester County to meet and enjoy a casual evening of great food and conversation. Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6:00 pm followed by the Farmhouse’s outstanding array of chowder, “clam bake items”, carving stations with prime rib, chicken curry, & grilled vegetables. Also featuring the presentation of scholarships for 2 West Chester University pre-med students. Business attire is suggested Please RSVP by September 16, 2022

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