This three-day multidisciplinary conference explores current state-of-the art techniques and program development to implement a blood management program in hospitals. This is a one-of-a-kind summit organized by leaders in blood management from Mayo Clinic, Hartford Hospital, Loyola University, and Cleveland Clinic, with faculty participation from all four organizations.
This course focuses on the core competencies for effective leadership in ethics committees and ethics consultation services. These will be illustrated and discussed through several practical ethical issues arising out of community practice and caring for patients in the advanced stages of disease. These ethical dilemmas can be particularly challenging to the health care team and require attending to the many dimensions of care, including medical, psychosocial, ethical and spiritual needs. This course addresses managing the care transition from disease focus to symptom focus in end-of-life care; how to effectively determine patient preferences and reasonable and appropriate goals of care given underlying disease and management of inherent uncertainty; advocating for a coordinated, consistent approach to ethical dilemmas to reduce their frequency of occurrence and stress among families, their providers and the community; and critical elements of effective communication during ethical dilemmas at the end of life.
Modern technology helps health care professionals stay better connected, find answers to questions, get directions to places, and access medical records. Technology improves our efficiency. Yet these technologies create new challenges and opportunities in professionalism. This course will prepare health care professionals to respond to contemporary challenges including technological advances, electronic medical records, patient portals, social media communication tools, and patient interaction with medical technology.
This three-day multidisciplinary conference explores current state-of-the –art techniques and program development to implement a blood management program in hospitals. This is a one-of-a-kind summit organized by leaders in blood management from Mayo Clinic, Hartford Hospital, Loyola University, and Cleveland Clinic, with faculty participation from all four organizations. Following the successful 2012 course, the program has been slightly expanded for 2013.
Want to learn about the latest findings in genomics and how to apply them to your practice? Network with professionals in your field? Share your clinical case studies and research?
Do this and more by attending the second annual IM conference, sponsored by the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine. As new discoveries in individualized medicine make their way into practice, they present new challenges.
This conference addresses practical issues of integrating pharmacogenomics, microbiomics, epigenomics, and genomic medicine into patient care. Conference topics include the integration of drug-gene pair alerts into the EMR; understanding which patients might benefit from whole genome/exome sequencing interpretation and its relevance to prognosis and diagnosis; sharing complicated genomic information with patients; and discussion of regulatory, legal, and bioethical issues.
A pre-conference course, Omics 101, explores principles and applications of genomics and pharmacogenomics in clinical and laboratory practice.
Learn more, see speakers and detailed schedule at http://individualizingmedicineconference.mayo.edu
The Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media provides in-depth training in social media strategy, planning and execution through our two-day Social Media Residency. The Social Media Residency provides training for Mayo Clinic employees, but is open to others on a first-come, first-served basis. Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to: apply social media (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, blogging) best practices utilized at Mayo Clinic in their organizations; select which social media tools are most appropriate for their goals; identify components of an appropriate social media strategy; explain how social media tools can help improve their organizations; recognize ways that social media can help improve patient and employee communications; analyze ways that social media can improve patient and provider education; and demonstrate how to shoot, edit and upload videos with a pocket camcorder, smartphone or other video camera.
Please note: Loews Ventana Canyon has limited room availability. We encourage you to secure alternative accommodations prior to registering for this course. Web sites that may be helpful are www.VisitTucson.org and www.hotels.com. More information is available in the "Additional Information" section.
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As the field of hospital medicine continues to grow, so does the complexity and management of hospitalized patients. This program will address many of the challenges experienced by hospital-based health care professionals and provide a forum for the exchange of clinical and practice ideas to enhance the delivery of health care and provide better patient outcomes. Using an interactive, case-based format, key highlights from all major areas of internal medicine and its subspecialties will be presented. Plan to join your colleagues and our distinguished guest and Mayo Clinic faculty in Tucson November 6-9, 2013.