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CME Calendar August 2014
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In addition to special lectures, the following regular programming are offered by the Holy Cross Hospital Continuing Medical Education Program and held in the Sister Innocent Conference Center of Holy Cross Hospital:

2014 Holy Cross Hospital 5th Annual Cardiovascular Symposium Faculty 
ANNUAL CARDIOVASCULAR SYMPOSIUM
Target Audience: Holy Cross Hospital physicians, community physicians and other healthcare providers

The goal of this symposium, presented together with Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care, is to update healthcare professionals each year on new and emerging approaches to the diagnosis, management and treatment of various forms of cardiovascular disease.

2012 - Latest updates on heart valve disease, atrial fibrillation, heart failure    and screening for heart disease.
2013 - Comprehensive overview in the areas of heart valve disease, cardiac imaging, new techniques and devices and cardiac surgery.
2014  - Exploring the latest advances in cardiovascular and neurovascular medicine in stroke, carotid artery disease and peripheral artery disease.

Physicians at 2014 Winter Oncology Symposium
ANNUAL WINTER ONCOLOGY SYMPOSIUM

Target Audience: Holy Cross Hospital physicians, community physicians and other healthcare providers

Our past symposiums, presented together with Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, provided a comprehensive update on the latest advances in many types of cancers:

2012 - Breast and lung cancers
2013 - Colorectal, kidney and bladder cancers.
2014 - Benign and malignant hematologic disease, women’s cancers, genetics and survivorship

By coming together to share insights and research, we help our patients grow stronger to make this fight against cancer a fight we can win.

MEDICAL GRAND ROUNDS
Target Audience:
Holy Cross Hospital physicians

Through monthly lectures, medical grand rounds seek to promote excellence and quality in clinical care. Grand rounds are an important teaching tool in helping physicians, students and other healthcare professionals be introduced to the latest advances in medical care and provide updates that affect the practice of medicine.

Past Topics:
• Advances in Brain Tumor Surgery
• Osteoporosis
• Colorectal Trends
• Psychiatric Problems at End of Life
• Alzheimer's Disease
• Cholesterol Guidelines Update 2014
...and more.

CARDIOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS
Target Audience:
Holy Cross Hospital physicians

Requests by our growing Cardiology department for a forum to discuss case studies and best practice in an informal, interactive setting.  Due to the ever evolving emergence of new techniques, protocols and best practice regimens, a regularly scheduled series is offered to improve physician competence, performance and patient outcomes.

Past Topics:
• Resistant Hypertension
• Treatment Strategies for Ventricular Arrhythmia
• Atrial Fibrillation Management
• New Lipid Guidelines 2014
...and more.

COMPLEX CARDIOVASCULAR CONFERENCE
Target Audience: Holy Cross Hospital physicians in the following specialties: Interventional Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Heart Failure, Interventional Radiology, Cardiac Imaging, Cardiac surgery, Neurology and Neuro Interventional Radiology

As the fund of knowledge continues to expand for cardiac disease diagnosis and treatment, the creation of venues that facilitate multidisciplinary evaluations of complex patients helps to facilitate evidence-based, best practice care. The exchange of recent advances and professional opinions in an open forum will help Holy Cross Hospital physicians improve their competence and performance on current guidelines and best practices that contribute to cardiovascular care. This would involve a forum that includes Interventional Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Heart Failure, Interventional Radiology, Cardiac Imaging, Cardiac surgery, Neurology and Neuro Interventional Radiology physicians in the evaluation of complex cardiovascular patients.

Past Topics:
• Amyloid Heart Disease
• Echocardiography in Aortic Regurgitation
• Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
• Complex PVC Ablation
...and more.

MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM MEETINGS (MDT)
Target Audience: Holy Cross Hospital physicians

Multidisciplinary Team meetings (MDTs) are required for Holy Cross Hospital's certification as a Breast Center, as well as a national standard for all institutions that care for patients with various types of cancer. Due to the dynamic evolution in the basic science, detection and treatment of caner, a regularly scheduled series is designed to maintain and improve physician knowledge, competence and performance.

Presentation Methods: Case presentations with best practice methods/panel discussions, journal article review, and x-ray and chart reviews.


Upcoming Classes

Florida Board of Medicine Mandatory CME Courses

Location

Sister Innocent Conference Center, Holy Cross Hospital
4725 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
United States
26° 11' 13.614" N, 80° 7' 9.894" W
Sat, 11/08/2014 - 8:00am to 12:30pm


Prevention of Medical Errors & Domestic Violence

All physicians licenses due January 31, 2015 should make sure they have taken a Prevention of Medical Errors course.

The two hour Medical Errors course must be completed within 24 months of renewing your license.

Two hours of a Domestic Violence course is required prior to every third license renewal or every six years.

8:00am - Registration and continental breakfast
8:30am - Prevention of Medical Errors
10:30am - Domestic Violence

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