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Contemporary Forums is an accredited continuing education provider presenting health care conferences focused specifically on the topics you care about most – those that affect your patients’ care. For 30 years we have presented dynamic, live conferences to over a quarter of a million healthcare providers who readily attest to the quality, attention to detail and professional enrichment our programs provide.

Our goal is to provide leading-edge clinical information in a way that is conducive to your educational needs. Click on one of the continuing education conference specialties below to find a topic that interests you.

January 2013
Conference Title Location Date
Elsevier Faculty Development Conference Las Vegas, NV January 2 - 5

Elsevier Faculty Development Conference

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: January 2 - 5

In these challenging times, nurse educators are faced with many demands as the volume of health science information explodes, agencies demand highly competent graduates, and technology tools rapidly change our techniques for teaching. As nurse educators are bombarded with increased expectations... Read More

March 2013
Conference Title Location Date
2013 Dental Practice Update Anaheim, CA March 2

2013 Dental Practice Update

Location: Anaheim, CA
Dates: March 2

Dental professionals are mandated by their respective boards to continue to educate themselves on the various changes in the dental field to ensure they provide their patients with the best care possible. These changes effect the entire dental team. Join us to update your required dental practice... Read More

Contraceptive Technology San Francisco, CA March 13 - 16

Contraceptive Technology

Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: March 13 - 16

Dear Colleagues, This year’s Contraceptive Technology conference promises to be one of the BEST, focusing on some of the most challenging dilemmas you face in your everyday practice. What do you need to know about progestin type and VTE risk in a new pill user? What about a woman with... Read More

Psychiatric Nursing New Orleans, LA March 13 - 16

Psychiatric Nursing

Location: New Orleans, LA
Dates: March 13 - 16

The next year promises to deliver changes that will impact the psychiatric-mental health nursing profession on several levels. The long-awaited DSM-5 will be published, providing new guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment and classification of mental health disorders. How will this affect... Read More

Elevate Outcomes with HESI Philadelphia, PA March 15 - 16

Elevate Outcomes with HESI

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Dates: March 15 - 16

The conference is geared toward nursing faculty currently using HESI products from Elsevier, who want to explore and share how to use these products to their greatest potential. This conference provides faculty with a forum to share their ideas, best practices, and evidence-based projects... Read More

Psychiatric Nursing Philadelphia, PA March 20 - 23

Psychiatric Nursing

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Dates: March 20 - 23

The next year promises to deliver changes that will impact the psychiatric-mental health nursing profession on several levels. The long-awaited DSM-5 will be published, providing new guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment and classification of mental health disorders. How will this affect... Read More

April 2013
Conference Title Location Date
Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child Anaheim, CA April 10 - 13

Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child

Location: Anaheim, CA
Dates: April 10 - 13

Progress and challenges abound in the care of acutely ill children. As the evidence base for treatment and care decisions continues to grow, accepted “best practices” continue to evolve in response to the latest research findings. Not only does this information facilitate better... Read More

The Young Child with Special Needs Atlanta, GA April 11 - 13

The Young Child with Special Needs

Location: Atlanta, GA
Dates: April 11 - 13

Complexity in managing young children with special needs requires multidisciplinary approaches, along with family-focused interventions and support. Coordination of these interventions in multiple settings adds even greater challenge for health care providers, special educators, pre-school... Read More

Contraceptive Technology Washington, DC April 17 - 20

Contraceptive Technology

Location: Washington, DC
Dates: April 17 - 20

Dear Colleagues, This year’s Contraceptive Technology conference promises to be one of the BEST, focusing on some of the most challenging dilemmas you face in your everyday practice. What do you need to know about progestin type and VTE risk in a new pill user? What about a woman with... Read More

Obstetric Nursing New Orleans, LA April 21 - 24

Obstetric Nursing

Location: New Orleans, LA
Dates: April 21 - 24

Dear Colleagues: The complexities of caring for high-risk obstetric patients require that we pay close attention to detail as well as keep an eye on the "big picture." In order to accomplish this, we must be aware of the myriad of signs and symptom changes of each of our patients. Is the change... Read More

Advances in Health Care for Women Over 40 Scottsdale, AZ April 28 - 30

Advances in Health Care for Women Over 40

Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Dates: April 28 - 30

Designed for NPs, MDs, CNMs, PAs and RNs from women's health, family practice and internal medicine settings, the 21st annual conference, Advances in Health Care for Women Over 40, will address the clinical challenges you face every day in your care of perimenopausal and menopausal women.... Read More

May 2013
Conference Title Location Date
Adolescent Health Care Orlando, FL May 2 - 4

Adolescent Health Care

Location: Orlando, FL
Dates: May 2 - 4

Caring for adolescents brings its joys and challenges, requiring that we listen and use creativity and flexibility in developing new skills to meet their changing needs. Reaching the goal of keeping our teens healthy and safe requires that we constantly evaluate our approach to common issues... Read More

June 2013
Conference Title Location Date
Neonatal Pharmacology La Jolla, CA June 6 - 8

Neonatal Pharmacology

Location: La Jolla, CA
Dates: June 6 - 8

As we offer our vulnerable patients the best, most contemporary care possible, we need to keep in mind that many pharmacologic therapies have not been thoroughly examined in newborns and risk-benefit ratios are not well established. Although new and complex therapeutic interventions bring potential... Read More

The National Conference of Neonatal Nursing San Francisco, CA June 23 - 26

The National Conference of Neonatal Nursing

Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: June 23 - 26

New guidelines; diagnostic, treatment and monitoring advances; ethical dilemmas; anticipating and preventing complications; optimal patient comfort; staff/family interactions — these are just some of the challenges at the heart of caring for critically ill neonates. Keeping up with these... Read More

July 2013
Conference Title Location Date
Hot Topics in Primary Care Jackson Hole, WY July 21 - 24

Hot Topics in Primary Care

Location: Jackson Hole, WY
Dates: July 21 - 24

In the current environment of health promotion and disease prevention, primary care is in the spotlight. The rational use of diagnostic tests and new   medications, reduction of cardiovascular risk factors, issues in women's health care, behavioral approaches for a healthier outcome,... Read More

Emergency Care Summit Snowmass, CO July 21 - 24

Emergency Care Summit

Location: Snowmass, CO
Dates: July 21 - 24

Emergency Departments are experiencing increased national attention from the public, the media and the government for a variety of reasons. Natural disasters, evolving healthcare policies and laws, mass casualties, flu epidemics, and staff and drug shortages are all points of discussion and... Read More

Revolutionizing Nursing Education: Using Interprofessional Teams and Technology Anaheim, CA July 25 - 27

Revolutionizing Nursing Education: Using Interprofessional Teams and Technology

Location: Anaheim, CA
Dates: July 25 - 27

The health care system will face dramatic changes over the next decade. Interprofessional practice teams and the reliance on health information tools will be integral components of the transformation of health care. To prepare the healthcare workforce of the future, we need to reinvent the... Read More

Office Gynecology Jackson Hole, WY July 28 - 31

Office Gynecology

Location: Jackson Hole, WY
Dates: July 28 - 31

Designed for NPs, MDs, CNMs, PAs and RNs from women's health and family practice settings, the 11th annual  conference, Office Gynecology, brings together a stellar panel of clinician experts in the stunning setting of Jackson Hole, WY to address the clinical challenges you face daily... Read More

August 2013
Conference Title Location Date
Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians San Francisco, CA August 19 - 25

Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians

Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: August 19 - 25

With the advent of the affordable Care act and the spotlight on primary care, prevention and chronic disease management, advanced practice Clinicians will play a significant role in caring for the large volume of patients expected to impact our health care system. Knowledge about therapeutic... Read More

September 2013
Conference Title Location Date
Birth Injuries, The Law & Perinatal Safety Las Vegas, NV September 26 - 28

Birth Injuries, The Law & Perinatal Safety

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: September 26 - 28

Designed for attorneys, clinical nurse midwives, registered nurses, risk managers, nurse practitioners, perinatologists, and obstetricians – this is the conference for you! Patient safety and the obstetric team's central role in providing quality care have been on the forefront of national... Read More

North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology Atlanta, GA September 27 - October 2

North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology

Location: Atlanta, GA
Dates: September 27 - October 2

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Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians Washington, DC September 30 - October 6

Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians

Location: Washington, DC
Dates: September 30 - October 6

With the advent of the affordable Care act and the spotlight on primary care, prevention and chronic disease management, advanced practice Clinicians will play a significant role in caring for the large volume of patients expected to impact our health care system. Knowledge about therapeutic... Read More

October 2013
Conference Title Location Date
Brain Injuries Washington, DC October 9 - 12

Brain Injuries

Location: Washington, DC
Dates: October 9 - 12

This year's 12th annual Brain Injuries Conference promises to be one of the BEST, focusing on some of the challenging dilemmas you face in your everyday practice. What are the best options in managing patients with disorders of consciousness? What is in the treatment pipeline from bioengineering,... Read More

Women's Health and OB/GYN Nursing Las Vegas, NV October 13 - 16

Women's Health and OB/GYN Nursing

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: October 13 - 16

Join Your Colleagues! Women's Health and OB/GYN Nursing, formerly Ambulatory OB/GYN Nursing, focuses on the challenges you face daily in your care of women in the primary care setting. Now in its 28th year, this conference is designed for NPs, CNMs, RNs and PAs and promises to enrich... Read More

Advanced Critical Care & Trauma Nursing Las Vegas, NV October 13 - 16

Advanced Critical Care & Trauma Nursing

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: October 13 - 16

You're Invited! Encouraging progress and complex challenges abound in the care of critically ill and injured adults. Research progresses, clinical practice evolves and new evidence based treatment strategies are incorporated into policies and procedures. How can you stay current with the latest... Read More

Birth Injuries, The Law & Perinatal Safety Washington, DC October 24 - 26

Birth Injuries, The Law & Perinatal Safety

Location: Washington, DC
Dates: October 24 - 26

Designed for attorneys, clinical nurse midwives, registered nurses, risk managers, nurse practitioners, perinatologists, and obstetricians – this is the conference for you! Patient safety and the obstetric team's central role in providing quality care have been on the forefront of national... Read More

Pediatric Critical Care Nursing Las Vegas, NV October 27 - 30

Pediatric Critical Care Nursing

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: October 27 - 30

Healthcare in general and pediatric critical care in particular are rapidly evolving, requiring us to re-examine the care we provide, how we provide it and the environment in which our patients receive it. Changes can be difficult to deal with, and we're here to help you! Join us at the 29th... Read More

Contraceptive Technology Atlanta, GA October 31 - November 2

Contraceptive Technology

Location: Atlanta, GA
Dates: October 31 - November 2

Dear Colleagues, This year's Contraceptive Technology conference promises to be one of the BEST, focusing on some of the most challenging dilemmas you face in your everyday practice. What do you need to know about progestin type and VTE risk in a new pill user? What about a woman with one... Read More

November 2013
Conference Title Location Date
The Fetus & Newborn Washington, DC November 6 - 9

The Fetus & Newborn

Location: Washington, DC
Dates: November 6 - 9

Progress and challenges abound in the care of critically ill newborns. As the evidence base for diagnosis and treatment decisions continues to grow, accepted "best practices" continue to evolve. Not only does this information facilitate improved short and long-term outcomes – it provides... Read More

Neonatal Developmental & Behavioral Care New Orleans, LA November 6 - 9

Neonatal Developmental & Behavioral Care

Location: New Orleans, LA
Dates: November 6 - 9

On behalf of the NIDCAP Federation International (NFI) and Contemporary Forums, we'd like to invite you to the 29th annual "Neonatal Developmental & Behavioral Care" conference (formerly "Developmental Interventions in Neonatal Care"). The NFI and Contemporary Forums have joined together... Read More

Case Management Chicago, IL November 10 - 13

Case Management

Location: Chicago, IL
Dates: November 10 - 13

Case management has progressed and evolved into the dynamic practice that it is today. High performance health care systems are facing reforms to promote value and incentives to coordinate care, lower costs, and improve outcomes. Rapidly changing health care policy will result in a large increase... Read More

Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians Las Vegas, NV November 11 - 17

Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: November 11 - 17

With the advent of the affordable Care act and the spotlight on primary care, prevention and chronic disease management, advanced practice Clinicians will play a significant role in caring for the large volume of patients expected to impact our health care system. Knowledge about therapeutic... Read More

December 2013
Conference Title Location Date
Women's Health Update Los Angeles, CA December 7

Women's Health Update

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Dates: December 7

Join your colleagues for a one day conference focused on networking and clinical enrichment in the fascinating world of women’s primary care! Presented in an interactive format at the West Coast University’s newest Los Angeles campus, this conference will engage you in the learning... Read More

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******* Calendar Year 2015 *******

Elsevier Faculty Development Conference
Scottsdale, AZ • January 3 - 6, 2015
Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians
Las Vegas, NV • March 3 - 8, 2015
Elevate Outcomes with HESI
Dallas, TX • March 12 - 14, 2015
Contraceptive Technology
San Francisco, CA • March 18 - 21, 2015
Neonatology 2015: Patient Care, Quality Improvement, Safety and the Law
San Francisco, CA • March 23 - 25, 2015
Contraceptive Technology
Boston, MA • March 25 - 28, 2015
Psychiatric Nursing
Chicago, IL • April 15 - 18, 2015
Health Care for Women Over 40
Scottsdale, AZ • April 22 - 24, 2015
Nurse Educator Update
Miami, FL • April 24 - 25, 2015
Hospitalized Children: Best Practices in Pediatric Nursing
Miami, FL • April 30 - May 1, 2015
Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child
Dallas, TX • May 3 - 6, 2015
Neonatal Pharmacology
Scottsdale, AZ • May 14 - 16, 2015
Nurse Educator Update
Dallas, TX • May 15 - 16, 2015
Office Gynecology
Maui, HI • June 18 - 21, 2015
Nurse Educator Update
Los Angeles, CA • June 19 - 20, 2015
Hot Topics in Primary Care
Jackson Hole, WY • July 19 - 22, 2015
Critical Care Summit
Jackson Hole, WY • July 26 - 29, 2015
Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians
San Francisco, CA • August 10 - 16, 2015
Dermatology for Primary Care Clinicians
San Diego, CA • September 17 - 19, 2015
Nurse Educator Update
San Jose, CA • September 18 - 19, 2015
Birth Injuries & The Law
Las Vegas, NV • October 1 - 3, 2015
North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology
San Francisco, CA • October 8 - 12, 2015
Chronic Disease Management
Las Vegas, NV • October 8 - 10, 2015
Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians
Las Vegas, NV • October 12 - 18, 2015
Autism and Developmental Disabilities:
Anaheim, CA • October 14 - 17, 2015
The Fetus & Newborn
San Diego, CA • October 14 - 17, 2015
Advanced Critical Care & Emergency Nursing
Dallas, TX • November 1 - 4, 2015
Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians
Philadelphia, PA • November 2 - 8, 2015
Contraceptive Technology
Atlanta, GA • November 4 - 6, 2015
Pediatric Critical Care Nursing
New Orleans, LA • November 10 - 13, 2015
Women's Health and OB/GYN Nursing
New Orleans, LA • November 11 - 14, 2015

******* Calendar Year 2014 *******

Contraceptive Technology
Atlanta, GA • October 30 - November 1, 2014
Pediatric Critical Care Nursing
Las Vegas, NV • November 4 - 7, 2014
Birth Injuries and The Law
Las Vegas, NV • November 6 - 8, 2014
Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians
Las Vegas, NV • November 10 - 16, 2014
The Fetus & Newborn
Las Vegas, NV • November 12 - 15, 2014
Clinical Issues in Women's Health
Los Angeles, CA • November 15, 2014
Pain Management: Pharmacologic and Clinical Considerations
Los Angeles • December 5 - 6, 2014
2014 Hospitalized Children: Pediatric Nursing at Its Best
Online Event • December 9, 2014

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