Conference 2016 | Travel Medicine and Global Health

July 15, 2016 to July 17, 2016

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Friday - Sunday | July 15-17, 2016 | UW Husky Union Building | Ballroom

Attend the Travel Medicine and Global Health conference in Seattle.

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Conference description

This conference will provide an overview of travel medicine and global health and is targeted to non-specialist physicians and other health professionals with an interest in travel medicine and global health. Travel medicine topics will include immunizations, malaria prophylaxis, travelers’ diarrhea, and other topics salient to caring for those who travel to low-income nations. Global health topics will include medical professionals volunteering overseas, and working in complex humanitarian emergencies. Information will be presented via plenary lectures and smaller audience break-out workshops. Attendees will have ample opportunities to follow presentations with questions.

 

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, attendees should be able to:

  1. Prepare pre-travel patients for travel to low-income nations.
  2. Review opportunities to volunteer for overseas medical service.
  3. Recognize common threats to travelers to low-income nations.

 

Registration and information

Registration is available exclusively through UW Continuing Medical Education. Click the REGISTER! button below to go to the conference website. NOTE: You cannot register with the button at the bottom of this page. 

For more details about this conference, please visit the UW Continuing Medical Education website at https://uw.cloud-cme.com/Ap2.aspx?EID=3380&P=5 or call (206) 543-3556 or email Jessica Minick at jlminick@uw.edu.

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Presented by

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Professional Credit 

Physicians:

  • Accreditation with Commendation: The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • Credit Designation: The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Application for CME credits has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Nurses: 18.25 contact/clock hours will be awarded for successful completion.

  • Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing (UWCNE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).
  • UWCNE is approved as a clock hour provider by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
  • Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #07218, for 18.25 contact hours.

Psychologists: This offering for 18.25 contact/clock hours meets requirements for continuing education for psychologists in Washington State. UWCNE and UW CME qualify as CE program sponsors under the Washington Administrative Code, WAC 246-924-240.

Respiratory Therapists: This offering for 18.25 contact/clock hours meets requirements for continuing education for respiratory therapists in Washington State. UWCNE and UW CME qualify as CE program sponsors under the Washington Administrative Code, WAC 246-928-442.

Social Workers and Counselors: This offering for 18.25 contact/clock hours meets requirements for continuing education for social workers and counselors in Washington State. UWCNE and UW CME qualify as CE program sponsors under the Washington Administrative Code, WAC 246-809-610.

Other Disciplines: A certificate for 18.25 contact/clock hours will be awarded for use in documenting completion of this continuing education activity.

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Healthcare professionals who attend this conference are eligible to receive contact hours in nursing. Please ask the conference coordinator for a Contact Hour Certificate Request Form.

Additional Information

Format: 
Conference
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 18.25 Contact hours
  • 4.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
01/07/2016
Expires: 
10/30/2016
Event starts: 
07/15/2016 - 7:15am
Event ends: 
07/17/2016 - 12:00pm
Cost:
$525.00
Husky Union Building
University of Washington
Seattle
United States

Available Credit

  • 18.25 Contact hours
  • 4.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
 
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Cost:
$525.00
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