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Since Contemporary Forums’ inception in 1982, more than 300,000 healthcare professionals have attended our national conferences and readily attest to the quality, attention to detail and professional enrichment our programs provide. Our emphasis on offering state-of-the-art clinical information, in formats most conducive to learning, assures you of an optimal continuing education experience. At Contemporary Forums, we want to be your choice for continuing education and professional development.

Featured Faculty

Donald Gardenier DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Nurse Practitioner
Desert Oasis Health Care
Palm Springs, California

Donald Gardeier is the conference chair as well as a speaker at our Hot Topics in Primary Care conference in San Diego in July. Donald Gardenier is a nurse practitioner in clinical practice at Desert Oasis Healthcare in Palm Springs, CA. Prior to moving to California in 2016 he was an assistant professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City where he founded a primary-care based treatment program for chronic hepatitis C and specialized in the care of patients with liver disease. He has been named an Edge Runner by the American Academy of Nursing for his innovative program design. To hear Donald Gardenier speak, register for the Hot Topics in Primary Care conference today!

Featured Online Sessions

Neonatal Pharmacology

Featured session: CE Credits: 1.50 hours; 0.75 hour Pharmacology hour

Neonatal Drug Formulations: Safety Gains and Risks
Jason Sauberan, PharmD

Healthcare for Women Over 40

Featured Session: 1.5 contact hours

Benefits and Limitations of GYN and Cancer Screening for Women Over 40
Anita Nelson, MD

Psychiatric Nursing

Featured Session: 1.25 contact hours

TBI Biomarkers and Sequelae Related to Trauma
Jessica Gill, PhD, RN

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Two important conferences for NPs will be taking place in the fall of 2016. First, the 33rd Annual High Risk Obstetric Nursing conference, which is being held in New Orleans September 21 - 24, will offer a thorough approach to current topics in high risk obstetrics, encompassing fetal surveillance in difficult pregnancies, safety promotion for mother and fetus, diabetes and obesity management during pregnancy, and other issues such as preeclampsia, emergency situations and the legal and ethical implications of managing high-risk and critically ill obstetric patients and injured newborns.

Exceptional speakers, including Suzanne McMurtry Baird, DNP, RN, founder and president of Clinical Concepts in Obstetrics, Inc., and Jay P. Goldsmith, MD, professor of pediatrics at Tulane University...

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