This program focuses on acute care of the hospitalized patient in the inpatient setting and is applicable to internists, hospitalists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and administrators from novice to experienced. The course covers everything from critical care, hospital general medicine, surgery, neurology, cardiology and medical specialties. Hospital care models are transforming and nurse practitioners and physician assistants play a vital role in the care delivery of hospitalized patients. This conference focuses on providing the most up-to-date and evidence-based guidelines and treatment pathways necessary to optimally care for hospitalized patients. This course features multiple pre-course workshops.