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Course Information

Join us for the CME-certified, Hospital Medicine 2021 Virtual Symposium on August 5 & 6, 2021.

The course is held on Eastern time.

Why Attend

  • Hear from expert faculty addressing the most common inpatient conditions
  • Learn best practices for improving the care of hospitalized patients
  • Receive access to the faculty lecture recordings after the course
  • Live Q&A panel discussions to supplement the virtual presentations
  • Easy access - participate at your convenience from any location
  • Earn CME and MOC points

Who Should Attend?

Hospital medicine physicians, internal medicine physicians, family practice physician, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, fellows, residents and other healthcare professionals interested in hospital-based medicine.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the criteria for appropriate use of IV catheters, including the MAGIC guidelines and describe their best use in clinical practice.
  • Describe the risks and management strategies for pulmonary disease complications in hospitalized patients.
  • Summarize best practices for managing thromboembolism and stroke in hospitalized patients.
  • Describe approaches for improving the care of hospitalized patients requiring dialysis, with acute kidney injury, or correction of electrolyte abnormalities.
  • Summarize best practices for managing congestive heart failure and hypertension in hospitalized patients, and discuss the role of perioperative troponin assessment in the risk stratification of these patients.
  • Describe effective pain management strategies and effective ways to prevent and treat acute delirium in hospitalized patients.