Patients with advanced COPD have several different treatment options based on testing results and other criteria. The University of Utah pulmonology team reviewed the treatment options for different patient profiles in a recent presentation.
M.ED POD offers free continuing medical education (CME) in episodes of 30 minutes or less. By listening to two episodes, you may claim 1 CME credit for up to 10 credits. The podcast covers many healthcare topics, focusing on information and tools that support primary care providers. Learn more about how to listen and receive credit at uofuhealth.org/medpod.
TRAUMA DOESN'T EFFECT ME AND OTHER LIES HEALTH CARE WORKERS TELL THEMSELVES
All healthcare workers and their loved ones are invited to attend a special session regarding the cognitive and relational effects of trauma experienced in a professional healthcare setting. Captain Layne Hilton, an experienced firefighter, leader, EMT, and trauma coach will lead the session on Wednesday, December 6th from Noon - 2 pm (MT).
The University of Utah Geriatrics Division invites providers caring for elderly patients to attend their weekly meetings. The meetings are held every Tuesday morning from 8 - 9 am (MT). CMEs are available.
1st Tuesday – Geriatric Grand Rounds
2nd Tuesday – Translational Grand Rounds
3rd Tuesday – Geriatric Journal Club
4th Tuesday – Geriatrics Clinical Conference
Join on Zoom with Meeting ID: 985 4681 3238 and Passcode: 418563
The Call Up program is Utah’s statewide psychiatric phone consult service for primary care providers, which is operated by the Huntsman Mental Health Institute. In addition to statewide services, the program offers webinars to train providers in any state. Join via Zoom on Wednesday, December 13th from Noon - 1 pm (MT) to hear from Dr. Lisa L. Giles on "Suicide Screening, Assessment, & Safety Planning".
The 2024 Mountain West Care Conference will focus on Adolescent Gender Affirming Care on Thursday, January 18 and Friday, January 19, 2024 from 8 am - 5 pm (MT). The conference is 100% virtual this year and providers can earn up to 16 CEUs for attending! The CEUs count toward obtaining Utah’s new Transgender Treatment Certification, required for providers who serve transgender and gender-diverse adolescents.
The new LGBTQIA+ ECHO will start on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 from Noon - 1 pm (MT) and will be held the fourth Wednesday of every month.This unique program offers a safe and supportive space to learn about LGBTQIA+ health, discuss best practices, and gain the confidence needed to provide affirming care.
Also, thenew Mid-life Women's Health ECHO will cover peri-menopause, menopause, and common health conditions seen in women in their mid-life to later years. Sessions will be held the first Wednesday of every month from Noon - 1 pm, starting on February 7th, 2024.
INJURY PREVENTION LEARNING SERIES
The U of U Health Trauma Program offers injury prevention education on a monthly basis. On Tuesday, December 19th from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm (MT) the Trauma Outreach Team will team up with Zero Fatalities and the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) to cover "Driving Truck Smart."
The University of Utah Zero Suicide team offers free training with an opportunity to earn CME. These trainings may be customized based on your organizational needs, but typically focus on suicide prevention, screening and assessment tools, as well as grieving a suicide loss.