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With a wide variety of accredited national conferences to choose from each year, we are confident you will find a subject of interest. 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.

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In-Person 2015 Conferences

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Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Dates: January 3 - 6

Elsevier Faculty Development Conference

Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Dates: January 3 - 6, 2015

Highlights & Benefits+

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 and demands for curriculum change they face faculty shortages and rapid turnover. Effective interactive teaching strategies to efficiently move students from knowledge based learners to high level thinkers is vital to achieving program success. Join us to learn from nurse educators who are making an impact on student and program outcomes. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Scottsdale, meet colleagues from across the nation working with similar challenges, and find innovative solutions for you and your institution.

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  • Live Webcast
  • Recorded

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: March 3 - 8

Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: March 3 - 8, 2015

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Now in its 21st year, “Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians,” continues to be the “go-to” outpatient pharmacology course, whether you are applying for or renewing prescriptive authority or renewing your ANCC certification. Our Principal Instructors, Alan Agins, PhD and Jody Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC,WCC, have designed a comprehensive course which addresses the pharmacology and therapeutic uses of current medications used for primary care, as well as common clinical issues and concerns related to prescribing.

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Location: Dallas, TX
Dates: March 12 - 14

Elevate Outcomes with HESI

Location: Dallas, TX
Dates: March 12 - 14, 2015

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Get the hands-on guidance you need to get more out of HESI! Whether you are new to HESI or an experienced user, the Elevate Outcomes with HESI Conference offers a wealth of opportunities to explore standardized testing in nursing education. You’ll learn the latest tips and strategies for maximizing the effectiveness of your HESI products to prepare students for NCLEX® exam success. Plus, it’s a great opportunity to network with colleagues and hear fellow faculty share ideas, best practices, and evidence-based projects that use the HESI Review & Testing solution to improve student and program outcomes.

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Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: March 18 - 21

Contraceptive Technology

Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: March 18 - 21, 2015

Highlights & Benefits+

The changing medical and policy climates continue to challenge reproductive health care providers. Top that off with the ever-present dilemma of unequal access to care, coupled with the ongoing political climate affecting family planning issues, and you can see the potential for disruption of keeping our focus on providing high quality, evidence-based care to our patients. We practice in a multi-faceted specialty requiring clinical, social, psychological, and regulatory expertise. It’s not easy to stay abreast, but the proven Contraceptive Technology conferences offer a guide to the evolving science and perspectives on clinical care, bringing you news, practicum, dialogue, and a chance to ask your pressing questions and pose your perplexing cases. 

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Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: March 23 - 25

Neonatology 2015: Patient Care, Quality Improvement, Safety and the Law

Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: March 23 - 25, 2015

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Evidence-based patient care, quality improvement, safety, legal implications—these are all facets of discussions related to the bedside care and management of newborns of any gestational age. Critically evaluating current treatment strategies and the processes in place to implement them will help us to recognize when and where changes are needed. The Joint Commission, American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification for Neonatologists, Magnet Recognition Program and National Quality Forum (NQF) are all emphasizing the importance of quality improvement projects in the NICU as a way to promote optimal care, safety and outcomes for neonates.

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Location: Boston, MA
Dates: March 25 - 28

Contraceptive Technology

Location: Boston, MA
Dates: March 25 - 28, 2015

Highlights & Benefits+

The changing medical and policy climates continue to challenge reproductive health care providers. Top that off with the ever-present dilemma of unequal access to care, coupled with the ongoing political climate affecting family planning issues, and you can see the potential for disruption of keeping our focus on providing high quality, evidence-based care to our patients. We practice in a multi-faceted specialty requiring clinical, social, psychological, and regulatory expertise. It’s not easy to stay abreast, but the proven Contraceptive Technology conferences offer a guide to the evolving science and perspectives on clinical care, bringing you news, practicum, dialogue, and a chance to ask your pressing questions and pose your perplexing cases. 

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  • Live Webcast
  • Recorded

Location: Chicago, IL
Dates: April 15 - 18

Psychiatric Nursing

Location: Chicago, IL
Dates: April 15 - 18, 2015

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This educational event offers a forum for lively discussion and exchange of ideas, as well as the chance to examine evidence-based information and fine-tune assessment and patient-care skills. Take home clinical pearls that will help you provide recovery-oriented treatment for those in your care.

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  • Live Webcast
  • Recorded

Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Dates: April 22 - 24

Health Care for Women Over 40

Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Dates: April 22 - 24, 2015

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Join us in sunny Scottsdale for the 23rd annual conference, Health Care for Women Over 40, where the latest research will be translated into clinical pearls and evidence-based approaches for assessing and managing a variety of issues related to perimenopause, menopause and aging will be explored. Bring your questions and puzzling cases…our dynamic faculty will give you answers and guidance.

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  • Live Webcast
  • Recorded

Location: Miami, FL
Dates: April 30 - May 1

Best Practices in Pediatric Nursing

Location: Miami, FL
Dates: April 30 - May 1, 2015

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This conference, in partnership with Miami Children’s Hospital, focuses on the challenges faced by pediatric nurses caring for this unique patient population.

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Location: Dallas, TX
Dates: May 3 - 6

Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child

Location: Dallas, TX
Dates: May 3 - 6, 2015

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Progress, challenges and research towards solutions to unanswered questions continue to refine the care we provide for acutely ill, chronically ill and/or medically complex children. Come to Dallas to learn about the latest evidence based practices, while enjoying some time away from your clinical setting to recharge your enthusiasm for the special work you do!

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Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Dates: May 14 - 16

Neonatal Pharmacology

Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Dates: May 14 - 16, 2015

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Join us in sunny Scottsdale for the Neonatal Pharmacology conference designed for NICU professionals. This conference offers cutting edge information from some of the leading clinicians and researchers in neonatology. You will learn from these experts how to integrate best practices into your unit for a broad range of neonatal drugs, as well as managing care in the light of drug shortages.

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  • Live Webcast
  • Recorded

Location: Maui, HI
Dates: June 18 - 21

Office Gynecology

Location: Maui, HI
Dates: June 18 - 21, 2015

Highlights & Benefits+

Join us for Contemporary Forums’ first conference in Hawaii! Designed for NPs, MDs, CNMs, PAs and RNs from women’s health and family practice settings, the 13th annual conference, Office Gynecology, brings together a stellar panel of clinician experts in the stunning tropical setting of Maui to address the clinical challenges you face daily.

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Location: Los Angeles, CA
Dates: June 19 - 20

Nurse Educator Update

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Dates: June 19 - 20, 2015

Highlights & Benefits+

Would you like to be up to date on the latest teaching/learning strategies required to meet the learning needs of today’s student/staff nursing population? Are you currently preparing to take the Certified Nurse Educator Examination? If you answered “yes” to either of the above questions, then this conference is for you! The workshops are geared for both the novice and the experienced nurse/staff educator with selected tools and techniques that can be integrated into your existing curriculum.

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Location: Jackson Hole, WY
Dates: July 19 - 22

Hot Topics in Primary Care

Location: Jackson Hole, WY
Dates: July 19 - 22, 2015

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In the current environment of health promotion and disease prevention, the rational use of diagnostic tests and medical interventions as well as interprofessional management of chronic disease are mandates as we move forward in the 21st century. We all know that expanding access to insurance coverage will continue to put significant demands on our health care system. What can we do to prepare for this challenge?

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  • Live Webcast
  • Recorded

Location: Jackson Hole, WY
Dates: July 26 - 29

Critical Care Summit

Location: Jackson Hole, WY
Dates: July 26 - 29, 2015

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Designed for the critical care team, including nurses, physicians, physician assistants, and pharmacists, the Critical Care Summit will challenge you to take your knowledge to the next level through presentations addressing critical care “hot topics,” information on the latest technologies and evidence-based practice in the ICU setting, case study discussions and collaborative interprofessional faculty panels. Join in conversations with your colleagues and our expert faculty to problem-solve and hear fresh perspectives on issues you and your teams are struggling to resolve. Most importantly, return to work re-energized by the success stories you will all share and the inspiring surroundings of the conference location, Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

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Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: August 10 - 16

Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians

Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: August 10 - 16, 2015

Highlights & Benefits+

Now in its 21st year, “Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians,” continues to be the “go-to” outpatient pharmacology course, whether you are applying for or renewing prescriptive authority or renewing your ANCC certification. Our Principal Instructors, Alan Agins, PhD and Jody Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC,WCC, have designed a comprehensive course which addresses the pharmacology and therapeutic uses of current medications used for primary care, as well as common clinical issues and concerns related to prescribing. 

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Location: San Diego, CA
Dates: September 17 - 19

Dermatology for Primary Care Clinicians

Location: San Diego, CA
Dates: September 17 - 19, 2015

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Contemporary Forums is excited to present its inaugural conference, Dermatology for Primary Care Clinicians, which will provide you with the knowledge and skills to diagnose and treat a variety of skin conditions you see in your everyday practice. Taught by leaders in the specialty of dermatology, this conference is targeted for NPs, MDs, PAs, CNMs, and RNs from family practice and internal medicine practices who are interested in improving their assessment and management of skin disorders, resulting in a more comprehensive approach for patient care, as well as reduced referrals.

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Location: San Diego, CA
Dates: September 23 - 25

Clinical Trends in Pediatric and Adolescent Health

Location: San Diego, CA
Dates: September 23 - 25, 2015

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Caring for young children and adolescents brings joys and challenges and requires us to be creative and flexible as we develop new skills to meet their changing needs. Developmental, psychosocial and family concerns impact your plan of care in addition to a child and adolescent’s medical needs.  All of these factors must be taken into consideration in order to provide comprehensive care as a child progresses from infancy through adolescence.

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PCCN Review Course

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Location: Los Angeles, CA
Dates: September 24 - 25

PCCN Review Course

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Dates: September 24 - 25, 2015

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Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: October 1 - 3

Birth Injuries & The Law

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: October 1 - 3, 2015

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Birth Injuries & The Law where hot topics in medical malpractice litigation will be presented. Safe and appropriate medical and nursing care during pregnancy and birth is vital to promoting best possible outcomes. Litigation involving birth injury may result in staggering verdict damage awards, known as “mega-verdicts”.  What are the current trends in birth injury litigation? Why do juries feel such large awards are justified?

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Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: October 8 - 10

Chronic Disease Management for Primary Care

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: October 8 - 10, 2015

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You’re invited to what will be a dynamic conference; Chronic Disease Management for Primary Care, a conference designed for NPs, MDs, PAs and RNs.  The rational use of diagnostic tests and medical interventions, interprofessional management of chronic disease, and behavioral approaches for a healthier outcome, all are mandates as we move forward in the 21st century. Join your colleagues and the outstanding panel of clinically active faculty members who will discuss the challenges you face daily in your office or clinic setting.

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Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: October 8 - 12

North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology

Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: October 8 - 12, 2015

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The North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology (NACCT) is the world’s largest clinical toxicology meeting, bringing together scientists and clinicians from around the globe. The content provides ongoing education for healthcare professionals managing poisoned patients, and health educators working in clinical toxicology. Continuing education credit is available for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and educators.

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Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: October 12 - 18

Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: October 12 - 18, 2015

Highlights & Benefits+

Now in its 21st year, “Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians,” continues to be the “go-to” outpatient pharmacology course, whether you are applying for or renewing prescriptive authority or renewing your ANCC certification. Our Principal Instructors, Alan Agins, PhD and Jody Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC,WCC, have designed a comprehensive course which addresses the pharmacology and therapeutic uses of current medications used for primary care, as well as common clinical issues and concerns related to prescribing.

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Location: Anaheim, CA
Dates: October 14 - 17

Autism and Developmental Disabilities: Interventions for the Young Child

Location: Anaheim, CA
Dates: October 14 - 17, 2015

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Complexity in managing young children with special needs requires multidisciplinary approaches, along with family-focused interventions and support. Coordination of these interventions across multiple settings adds an even greater challenge for health care providers, special educators, pre-school teachers, therapists, speech pathologists and parents. As professionals working with young children with developmental disabilities, we are charged with enhancing our knowledge of medical and behavioral conditions, refining our assessment skills and expanding our tools and strategies for managing these special needs children.

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Location: San Diego, CA
Dates: October 14 - 17

The Fetus & Newborn

Location: San Diego, CA
Dates: October 14 - 17, 2015

Highlights & Benefits+

The 31st annual The< Fetus & Newborn: Improving Outcomes in Perinatal and Neonatal Care conference is returning to San Diego, the city where the conference was first held!  Our faculty and your colleagues will provide answers and problem-solving guidance to assist you in working through challenging clinical situations and towards improved outcomes for critically ill infants.  Blend this outstanding educational event with the chance to relax, recharge and unwind in the beautiful surroundings of the San Diego area!

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  • Live Webcast
  • Recorded

Location: New Orleans, LA
Dates: October 25 - 28

Case Management

Location: New Orleans, LA
Dates: October 25 - 28, 2015

Highlights & Benefits+

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 in the number of patients requiring case management services.  Case managers are the best suited health care professionals to work with providers in all types of settings to improve quality and outcomes for health care consumers, and better manage the costs of services.

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Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: November 1 - 4

Advanced Critical Care & Emergency Nursing

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: November 1 - 4, 2015

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An array of topics applicable to both ICU and ED nurses, as well as content specifically geared to each specialty area. Expert faculty who will utilize didactic sessions, faculty panels, concurrent sessions and interactive case study discussions to address the challenges and controversies you face each day in your clinical setting.

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  • Live Webcast
  • Recorded

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Dates: November 2 - 8

Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Dates: November 2 - 8, 2015

Highlights & Benefits+

Now in its 21st year, “Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians,” continues to be the “go-to” outpatient pharmacology course, whether you are applying for or renewing prescriptive authority or renewing your ANCC certification. Our Principal Instructors, Alan Agins, PhD and Jody Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC,WCC, have designed a comprehensive course which addresses the pharmacology and therapeutic uses of current medications used for primary care, as well as common clinical issues and concerns related to prescribing.

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Location: Atlanta, GA
Dates: November 4 - 6

Contraceptive Technology

Location: Atlanta, GA
Dates: November 4 - 6, 2015

Highlights & Benefits+

The changing medical and policy climates continue to challenge reproductive health care providers, as we work at keeping our focus on providing high quality, evidence-based care for our patients. We practice in a multi-faceted specialty requiring clinical, social, psychological, and regulatory expertise. It’s not easy to stay abreast, but the Contraceptive Technology conference offers a guide to the evolving science and perspectives on clinical care, bringing you news, practicum, dialogue, and a chance to ask your pressing questions and pose your perplexing cases. 

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Location: New Orleans, LA
Dates: November 10 - 13

Pediatric Critical Care Nursing

Location: New Orleans, LA
Dates: November 10 - 13, 2015

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New technology and new approaches to treatment are just two of the stimulating areas on which we’ll focus at the 31st annual Pediatric Critical Care Nursing conference!  Our faculty and your colleagues will engage you in re-examining current practices with a critical eye.  Are the new technologies working?  Are new treatments achieving the expected outcomes? Does evidence support your policies and procedures?

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  • Live Webcast
  • Recorded

Location: New Orleans, LA
Dates: November 11 - 14

Women's Health and OB/GYN Nursing

Location: New Orleans, LA
Dates: November 11 - 14, 2015

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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 30th year, this conference is designed for NPs, CNMs, RNs and PAs and promises to enrich your clinical knowledge and skills by providing evidence-based approaches and creative solutions for a variety of women’s health and high-risk obstetric issues. A stellar panel of clinician experts has been assembled to address the “hot topics” and to challenge you to re-think your approaches to those puzzling cases that make your practice so interesting.

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  • Live Webcast
  • Recorded

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: November 11 - 14

High Risk Obstetric Nursing

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: November 11 - 14, 2015

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Primary healthcare is often the first, easiest and only contact with medical professionals for individuals with mental and/or behavioral health issues.  Primary care providers may find themselves unprepared to accurately recognize and appropriately manage these patients, or uncomfortable with the interactions required to work towards better outcomes.  The Mental and Behavioral Health Management for Primary Care conference is designed for MDs, NPs, PAs and RNs who would like to enhance their knowledge and effectiveness when working with the mental healthcare needs of patients with chronic or acute illnesses, and the physical needs of patients with mental or behavioral disorders.

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Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: December 6 - 8

Primary Care for Women

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: December 6 - 8, 2015

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Contemporary Forums is pleased to offer the inaugural conference, Primary Care for Women, a CE event designed for the interprofessional team of MDs, NPs, PAs, CNMs and RNs from family practice, internal medicine and women’s health clinical settings. This conference brings together a group of stellar clinician experts to address the clinical challenges you face daily in your office or clinic practices.

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