Upcoming Events

Clinical Research: From Idea to Publication - August 20, 2019

The Center of Excellence for Research in Infectious Diseases (CERID) is presenting its annual training course on clinical research. This course has two primary aims: Aim 1: For participants to acquire the skills necessary to critically evaluate the medical literature. Learning how to perform a critical evaluation of published clinical studies will help physicians, nurses, or other practitioners to use the best clinical evidence when making decisions about patient care. Aim 2: For participants to acquire the skills necessary to develop and implement clinical studies. Learning the process of clinical research from generation of a research idea to publication of a study manuscript will help clinical investigators, research associates, or other health care workers interested in a career in the field of clinical research.

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Advances in the Treatment of Chronic Liver Disease and Thrombocytopenia 2018

This short seminar will primarily focus on the challenges of: Diagnosis; Drug therapies; Side effect management; and care coordination of those with Cirrhosis and severe liver impairment. Further, time will be allocated to causes and treatment options for patients with reduced platelet counts resulting from thrombocytopenia.

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3rd Annual Brain Aneurysm Symposium: Advances in Brain Aneurysm Management - September 12, 2019

This course will review risk factors for aneurysm development, state of the art treatment options and long-term management of aneurysms and sequelae of subarachnoid hemorrhage. Primary care providers, emergency care providers, neurologists, neurosurgeons, nurses and therapists are encouraged to attend.

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Scientific Meeting of the Kentucky Chapter of the American College of Physicians Update in Internal Medicine 2019 - September 20, 2019

This course is designed to deliver an up to date series of lectures with focus on palliative care and the use of point of care ultrasonography (POCUS). Advanced liver disease incidence is rising. The care of these, often terminal, patients is quite complex. Polypharmacy is currently a major problem facing the practicing internist. The idea of deprescribing as an active process is novel will be discussed.

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