ChristianaCare coordinates a variety of learning opportunities including regularly scheduled series (RSS), single course symposia / one-time virtual activities and enduring materials. All activities are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and Medical Society of Delaware (MSD).
Saturday, March 11
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
This educational activity is designed to provide an update on diabetes and diabetes related co-morbidities, reinforcing the importance of early diagnosis, recent advances in treatment and to meet identified needs of diabetes clinicians in this area.
Virtual conference via Zoom Videoconferencing. Pre-registration is required, deadline to register is 3/9/2023.
Thursday, November 3, 2022
8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Providers lack the confidence and/or knowledge to educate their aging patient population regarding sexuality. Providers need additional insight on how to facilitate appropriate sexual behavior and manage inappropriate sexualized behavior in people with dementia. There is a lack of awareness related to the advances in medications and assistive technology for improving sexual function in geriatric patients.
Friday, November 11, 2022
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
This educational event is designed to give caregivers who take care of the obese population more knowledge about available programs and treatments. Caregivers will gain knowledge for what is currently available regarding nutrition, psychology and weight loss options, plastic surgery and the science of obesity.
Saturday, August 6, 2022
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Designed to give primary care physicians and cardiologists updates in advances in cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment. Faculty will address controversial issues and long held paradigms, as well as practical issues across the broad spectrum of cardiology.
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Monthly series to educate providers, nursing, and support staff directly involved in patient care regarding the importance and core principles of palliative care, and how to incorporate this into their own practices. Provides training and updates on palliative care to help caregivers become more aware of resources, as well as empower patients to help identify unmet palliative needs.
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
8:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.
This virtual symposium will cover the importance of addressing topics of local and global significance for providers practicing medicine today. Our nationally recognized speakers will present on the topics of Graduate Medical Education and physician activism in the era of Covid-19, antimicrobial stewardship, STI, HIV and Central Nervous System Infections.
Friday, April 8, 2022
8 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Parkinson’s Disease is becoming more prevalent with life expectancy increasing and with the number of therapeutics growing every year to treat patients with Parkinson’s disease. With more than 1 million Americans suffering from this neurodegenerative disorder and only 50 movement disorder per year graduating from fellowships, care for these patients are more and more being done through primary care and general neurologists. This year’s annual Parkinson’s Disease symposium will be targeted toward medical professionals to bring them up-to-date with Parkinson’s Disease care in 2022 and how to support your patients with resources in our region and here at ChristianaCare.
Saturday, October 30, 2021
The Delaware Orthopaedic Symposium is an annual conference on focused on musculoskeletal health. This unique conference is for orthopaedic surgeons, primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners and physical therapists. It features topics related to orthopaedic surgery, primary care orthopaedic medicine and orthopaedic physical therapy.
Friday, September 24, 2021
8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Sessions will focus on the recent changes in stroke care including cerebrovascular diseases in pregnancy and neuro assessment in challenging patients. Neurointerventional topics including neurovascular emergencies and an update on the latest stroke interventional devices and methods will be explored.
Monday, May 3 to Friday, May 7, 2021
This symposium continues its rich tradition of addressing topics of local and global significance for providers practicing medicine today. Providers will recognize immunodeficiency states, will order appropriate functional and qualitative assays to assess immune deficiency, and will order less antibiotics and patients will receive more disease modifying therapies (e.g. IVIG). Providers do not recognize such conditions (e.g., common variable immune deficiency).
Thursday, March 18, 2021
This year’s Swank Dementia Care Spring Symposium, Persons with Dementia and Residential Care, will provide an opportunity for the Swank Center team to share insights with our virtual audience regarding the care challenges and complex decisions patients and families face when deciding whether residential care is the best option for a loved one with dementia.
The keynote speaker will focus on how to make the transition to residential care and will discuss the difficult decisions that caregivers face. There will also be a panel discussion on the various long term options, management of persons with dementia in residential care facilities, the social worker’s role in these facilities, and comments from a family caregiver whose mother transitioned to Assisted Living.
Saturday, March 6, 2021
This symposium is designed to give primary care physicians and cardiologists practical updates in recent advances in cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment. The nationally recognized faculty will address controversial issues and long held paradigms, as well as practical issues across the broad spectrum of cardiology.
Friday, November 6, 2020
This conference is developed for professional nurses and students seeking to use research and evidence-based practice (EBP) to improve patient outcomes. The keynote speaker is Dr. Robin P. Newhouse, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, Dean, Indiana University School of Nursing and Distinguished Professor, Indiana University.
Friday, October 9
The Dr. Margaret I. Handy Memorial Lectureship is a dynamic series designed to provide insight into cutting edge topics in Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine. This year’s conference focuses on health equity. Our speakers include Heather Burris, M.D., MPH, Jennifer Culhane, Ph.D., MPH, and Mona Liza Hamlin, MSN, RN, IBCLC.
The ChristianaCare Office of CME coordinates a variety of learning opportunities including regularly scheduled series (RSS), single course symposia / one-time activities and enduring materials. All activities are accredited by the Medical Society of Delaware MSD). MSD is an accredited provider of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
For information regarding our upcoming symposium’s or our Regularly Scheduled Series, please contact us at 302-733-3868 or CME@christianacare.org.
An enduring material is a non-live CME activity that "endures" over time. Enduring materials include printed, recorded, audio, video, and online/electronic activities. There are special communication requirements for enduring materials because of the nature of the activities. The CME team will guide you through the application and planning process to ensure that ACCME expectations are met and to see if your proposed activity qualifies for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Please contact us before submitting an application at 302-623-3882 or CME@christianacare.org. Please note: ACCME standards are rigorous regarding academic need and measurable outcomes. All activities must demonstrate an impact on physician competence, physician performance, and/or patient outcomes.
* ChristianaCare is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This virtual offering will educate providers on how to best approach; non-opioid treatment options, to review risks associated with managing pain and opioid therapy, to recognize when tapering is appropriate, and how to best collaborate with patients who agree to taper their opioid doses.
Access this educational material here. When you register, choose “ChristianaCare” from the drop-down list of organizations.