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Family Medicine Conferences, Events, and Education

Family Medicine Conferences &
Educational Opportunities

The NPA's 30 Annual Conference
10/22/2014 - 10/26/2014
The Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State

Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates Annual Conference
10/31/2014 - 11/03/2014
Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates

Orthopaedic Essentials for PAs & NPs
11/06/2014 - 11/09/2014
Chamberlain Medical Resources

Specialty Training for Emergency Medicine
11/06/2014 - 11/09/2014
Chamberlain Medical Resources

Annual Mountain Central Conference
11/07/2014 - 11/09/2014
Texas Occupational Therapy Association

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family , primary , PA , physician assistant , NP , nurse practitioner , RN , nurse


Latest News

Aging In Place: Does A Loved One Need A Geriatric Assessment?

By a tremendous margin – over 95% – older Americans choose to live at home or with relatives. Families making that choice should consider seeking the assistance of a geriatric specialist, especially when they see changes in their loved one’s behavior... Continue Reading


New Treatment Resolves Hazardous Airway Complication In Child With Heart Disease

A case study published recently in the journal Pediatrics describes an innovative, minimally invasive procedure that treated plastic bronchitis, a potentially life-threatening disease, in a six-year-old boy with a heart condition. Using new lymphatic... Continue Reading


Getting Healthier Before Surgery Gives Patients A Jump Start On Recovery

Following a conditioning, nutritional, and relaxation program before surgery is more helpful than waiting until after surgery to rehabilitate, suggests a new study. Colorectal cancer patients who participated in a “prehabilitation” program before s... Continue Reading


Early Palliative Care Can Cut Hospital Readmissions For Cancer Patients

Doctors at Duke University Hospital have developed a new collaborative model in cancer care that reduced the rates at which patients were sent to intensive care or readmitted to the hospital after discharge. The Duke researchers shared their finding... Continue Reading


Novel Approach For Treating Non-Cardiac Chest Pain Suggested

Chest pain doesn't necessarily come from the heart. An estimated 200,000 Americans each year experience non-cardiac chest pain, which in addition to pain can involve painful swallowing, discomfort and anxiety. Non-cardiac chest pain can be frightenin... Continue Reading


Don’t Brush Off Trips To The Dentist, Says Loyola Specialist

One painful experience at the dentist in childhood can lead to a lifetime of dental anxiety and tooth decay. “Every week we see patients that are older, in their 30s, 40s and 50s who complain that at a much younger age such as in childhood, their pre... Continue Reading


New Study Finds Heart Attacks Do Not Have As Strong Of A Genetic Link As Previously Suspected

Heart attacks are not as connected to family history and genetics as may have been previously believed, according to a new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City. These new findings may help those ... Continue Reading


Three People Infected With Ebola Predicted To Fly From West Africa Every Month If No Exit Screening Takes Place

Three Ebola-infected travellers are predicted to depart on an international flight every month from any of the three countries in West Africa currently experiencing widespread Ebola virus outbreaks (Guinea, Liberia, or Sierra Leone), if no exit scree... Continue Reading


Alternate Approach To Traditional CPR Saves Lives

A new study shows that survival and neurological outcomes for patients in cardiac arrest can be improved by adding extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) when performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The study abstract was released today i... Continue Reading


Demand Surges As Hospitals Deploy TRU- SmartUVC For Ebola Preparedness

Following the tragic infections of two hospital staff and subsequent tracking of hundreds of people related to Ebola, hospitals around the country are requiring TRU-D SmartUVC, a portable automated UVC disinfection robot which accurately measures req... Continue Reading


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Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare Jobs

Physician Assistants
Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
South Boston, Virginia

Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Electroneurodiagnostic Tech
Baptist Health System
Alabama

LPN Medication Care Manager
Sunrise of Roseville
Minnesota

Coordinator of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Family Nurse Practitioner (DNF-FNP) Program
Messiah College
National

Coordinator of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Family Nurse Practitioner (DNF-FNP) Program
Messiah College
Faculty

Coordinator of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Family Nurse Practitioner (DNF-FNP) Program
Messiah College
Pennsylvania

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