To register for our conferences, call Carilion Direct at 540-266-6000.
Care Management Speaker Series (CE925C)
Aug. 27, 2014
Target Audience: Social workers, case managers, counselors, discharge planners, home health professionals and those who work with patients for post-acute care.
Description: A discussion about the continuum of care related to care management.
Caring for the Chronic Pain Patient (CE932C)
Aug. 29, 2014
Target Audience: Physicians. Nurses and other clinicians who work with patients who have chronic pain will benefit from this conference.
Description: This conference focuses on the current state of pain management and caring for patients with chronic pain, including special challenges related to treating children, trauma patients and patients with fibromyalgia.
Sepsis Conference (CE936C)
Sept. 4, 2014
Target Audience: Clinicians who work with patients who could become septic.
Description: This conference will examine the history of sepsis protocols as well as the most current protocols in detecting and treating sepsis.
StarPoints Conference (CE912C)
Sept. 13, 2014
Target Audience: Emergency responders.
Description: We are celebrating 10 years of providing Starpoints to emergency response personnel across Virginia. Our keynote speaker will be Donnie Woodyard Jr., a Giles County native who is the director of the Louisiana State Bureau of EMS.
Pain Resource Nurse (CE930C)
Sept. 15-16, 2014
Target Audience: Bedside nurses and clinicians who serve as the pain resource nurse clinician on their unit.
Description: This two-day course will teach best practices for taking care of patients who are in pain.
Sept. 19. 2014
Target Audience: Clinicians working with cardiology patients.
Description: Heartnet is our premier cardiac symposium, focused on best practices for cardiac providers.
Assessing and Treating Progressive Neurological Diseases (CE978C)
Sept. 20, 2014
Target Audience: Therapists and other individuals who work with patients who have a progressive neurological disease.
Description: This seminar will focus on three progressive nuerological diseases--Parkinson's, Huntington's and Multiple Sclerosis--and the signs, symptoms, progression and therapeutic interventions at the various stages for each disease.
2014 Nursing Speaker Series
Sept. 24 and Oct. 15
Target Audience: Retired nurses who want to maintain their licenses.
Description: This educational series will include relevant nurse updates and topics.
Annual Oncology Conference (CE950C)
Oct. 10, 2014
Target Audience: Primary care physicians and other clinicians who work with oncology patients.
Description: This year's Oncology Conference will focus on gastrointestinal oncology. The conference will explore the complexity of gastrointestinal malignancies and how to best battle the disease with a multidisciplinary team of clinicians using multifaceted treatments.
FEES Workshop: Hands-on Training in the use of Laryngoscopy to Evaluate and Treat Dysphagia (CE927C)
Oct. 11-12, 2014
Target Audience: Speech-Language Pathologists
Description: Speech Therapy weekend workshop.
New River Valley Fall Symposium
Oct. 18, 2014
Target Audience: Primary-care physicians.
Description: This conference will focus on newer drugs and identifying their proper use, detection and prevention of breast cancer, the relevance of hospice in end-of-life care, and strategies for various medical treatments.
Transforming Care through Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice (CE923C)
Oct. 23, 2014
Target Audience: Nursing research clinicians
Description: This conference provides an opportunity for nurses to come together to explore how they can transform care through research and evidence-based practice. A national-level keynote speaker provides inspiration to foster innovation to improve outcomes, and nurses will showcase their own work through peer-reviewed podium or poster presentations. Sessions will focus on basic and advanced skill building, networking for collaborative research, and returning to the frontline with new or refreshed skills for research and evidence-based practice.
Trauma Symposium (CE903C)
Oct. 24, 2014
Target Audience: Clinicians who work with trauma patients.
Description: This conference will focus on advances in technology, techniques and management of the critically injured patient.
Physical Therapy Mini Conference (CE979C)
Oct. 25, 2014
Target Audience: Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants.
Cardiac Imaging Conference (CE955C)
Nov. 1-2, 2014
Target Audience: Cardiologists, radiologists and other clinicians who work with cardiology patients.
Description: This conference offers a day and a half of sessions focused on the practice of imaging for cardiac patients.
Pediatric Conference (CE975C)
Dec. 2, 2014
Target Audience: Clinicians who work with pediatric patients.
Description: This year's conference will focus on the challenges of pediatric care in the 21st century, current adolescent risk behaviors, pediatric disaster preparedness and pediatric organ donation.