Continuing Medical Education Conferences in Costa Rica
San josÃ©, San Jose
Costa Rica Multisport Adventure Wilderness and Travel Medicine CME Conference is organized by Wilderness Medicine Educational Company and will be held from Jan 19 - 28, 2019 at San Jose, Costa Rica. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description : • Altitude Illness • Hypothermia • Frostbite and Other Cold Injuries • Environmental Heat Illness • Snake Envenomation • Traveler's Diarrhea, Giardia & Other Waterborne Wilderness Infections • Surviving the Unexpected Night Out • Lightning Injuries • Improvised Medical and Trauma Care • Management of Fractures and Dislocations • Preparing for Foreign Travel • Backcountry Medical Kits • Wilderness Wound Management • Wild Animal Attacks • Patient Assessment in Wilderness Settings • Wilderness Dermatology • Marine Hazards & Envenomations Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 21 - 25, 2019 | CME 21.00 | USD $1050 | Radiology
Papagayo Peninsula, Guanacaste
NYU's Clinical Imaging Symposium is organized by NYU Langone Medical Center Department of Radiology and will be held from Jan 21 - 25, 2019 at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, Papagayo Peninsula, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. The target audience for this medical event is practicing clinical radiologists in academics or private practice. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description: There are many recent technological advances in imaging techniques and protocols which can be applied to current clinical practice. Maintenance of certification requires continued review of essential imaging techniques in all areas of radiology, including: Thoracic, Breast, Neuroradiology, Musculoskeletal & Abdominal Imaging. This course is designed to demonstrate a practical approach to image acquisition and interpretation in various clinical settings using current up-to-date imaging techniques, while decreasing patient radiation dose. Lecture topics include: breast cancer screening guidelines, abdominal and pelvic imaging, smoking related lung disease, MRI of muscle with a focus on trauma and imaging white matter diseases. In addition to didactic lectures, several case-based sessions will also be included to cover: breast, musculoskeletal, thoracic and neuro imaging. The Topics of this conference is Thoracic, Breast, Neuroradiology, Musculoskeletal & Abdominal Imaging. Course Objectives are: After participating in this activity, clinicians should be able to: • Utilize AP radiographs of the ankle to recognize disease and to correlate it with cross sectional imaging such as CT and MRI, in order to expedite accurate diagnosis and treatment of the patient. • Describe the latest localization techniques for nonpalpable breast lesions, including their respective advantages and disadvantages, as well as potential pitfalls of using these techniques. • Evaluate the updated Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LIRADS) and incorporate the changes in order to improve diagnosis, staging and managements decisions for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). • Explain the use of high-resolution DCE-MRI of the pituitary gland using golden-angle radial sparse parallel MR imaging (GRASP).
Jan 28 - Feb 01, 2019 | CME 20.00 | USD $925 | Guanacaste, Buenos Aires
Medical Spanish for the Healthcare Professional is organized by Medical Studies Abroad and will be held from Jan 28 - Feb 01, 2019 at El Mangroove, Autograph Collection, Guanacaste, Buenos Aires, Costa Rica. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description: This conference teaches basic and intermediate Medical Spanish language skills to healthcare professionals. The course is held in Costa Rica and helps students implement the usage of their new language skills with native speakers in an immersion setting. This is a one week class that focuses on vocabulary and situations unique to the medical professional. The conference will improve your Spanish language skills and give you more confidence when communicating with Spanish speaking patients. The goal of this conference is to teach basic, intermediate and advanced Medical Spanish language skills in the classroom and to implement the usage of these skills with native Spanish speakers in an immersion setting. At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to improve their knowledge of Medical Spanish with the ability to converse and take basic medical histories from Spanish speaking patients and have the ability to give simple commands and instructions to this patient population. Although excellent instruction and resources will be made available, it is up to the student to spend time outside of class to reach individual goals. A full textbook in addition to many classroom materials are provided for the implementation of this objective. Conference Highlights: • Classes are small - approximately 25 students in each level. • Each student is provided with a Medical Spanish textbook at the time of registration. • The conference is fully accredited for Physicians, Nurse Anesthetists, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, providing 20 hours of CME credit. • The conference is designed so that there is ample time to enjoy the beauty and diversity of Costa Rica. • The location is the perfect blend of beach and jungle with close by surfing, snorkeling, ziplining, canopy tours, white water rafting and so much more! • Other Healthcare Professionals and interested individuals are welcome to join us for our conference. Please contact us for more information.
Apr 06 - 13, 2019 | CME 13.50 | Free | Nosara, Guanacaste
Costa Rica Tropical Medicine and Wellness Retreat is organized by Wild Med Adventures, LLC and will be held from Apr 06 - 13, 2018 at Rayos Del Sol, Nosara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Target Audience: • Intended as continuing education for physicians, PA's, NP's, nurses, and medics who aspire to work or teach as a field instructor/provider in remote environments or who may work in remote clinics and deal with the injuries sustained in tropical environments. • Graduates from other wilderness medicine programs (e.g. FAWM, MFAWM) who want to gain experience and skills in Remote Medicine. • Individuals pursuing a Fellow of Wilderness Medicine degree (FAWM). Conference Objectives: Attending This Course You Will: • Learn the latest practical hands-on wilderness medical skills for patient assessment, stabilization and evacuation. • Practice your skills while enjoying the beautiful beaches and waters of Costa Rica • Work with our expert faculty to develop your knowledge and awareness regarding tropical medicine • Obtain up to 13.5 hours of CME • This conference offers FAWM core and elective credits. Actual credits awarded depend on personal credit needs and history with a maximum of 13.5 credits. • Our program focuses on treatment of the most common injuries and illnesses encountered while traveling to tropical areas and remote locations. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Guanacaste, Buenos Aires
25th Annual Conference on Women's Health: Care of Women Over 50 is organized by Symposia Medicus and will be held from Nov 20 - 23, 2019 at Guanacaste, Buenos Aires, Costa Rica. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 08 - 13, 2019 | Free | Radiology
Playa Herradura, Puntarenas
UCSF Imaging Update in Costa Rica is organized by The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Office of Continuing Medical Education and will be held from Dec 08 - 13, 2019 at Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort, Playa Herradura, Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.