Courses

Title Banner Date Description
TCRN Review Course 2018
Monday, February 26, 2018 8:00 AM - Tuesday, February 27, 2018 5:00 PM Little Rock, AR

Specialties: Nursing, Nurse Practitioner

Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) Review Course
Boot Camp in Evidence-Based Medicine
Friday, March 2, 2018 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Little Rock, AR

Specialties: All Specialties

Participants will learn how to frame a PICO question and search the medical literature based on that question; how to critically appraise journal articles with various study designs (therapy, harm, diagnosis, prognosis, systematic review and meta-analysis); how clinical practice guidelines are developed using the GRADE method; and explore how to utilize the principles of evidence-based medicine in clinical practice, teaching, and research.

Enrollment will be limited to 30 participants, each of whom will receive a course syllabus plus a copy of the Users’ Guide to the Medical Literature, 3rd ed. as well as breakfast and lunch.
Oncology Update for Primary Care & 21st Annual Charles William Rasco, III Symposium on Colorectal Cancer and GI Malignancies
Thursday, March 8, 2018 8:00 AM - Friday, March 9, 2018 4:15 PM Winthrop Rockefeller Cancer Institute, 10th floor, Little Rock, AR

Specialties: Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Radiology, Pathology, Radiation Oncology, Surgery

The Oncology Update for Primary Care and Rasco Symposium target healthcare practitioners who provide cancer-related care in Arkansas. These conferences summarize and present current cancer updates and treatment modalities, utilized by subject experts, which empower those in attendance, in their provision of patient-centered best practices as they relate to cancer treatments based on the latest, up-to-date information.
Claudia Beverly Lectureship in Nursing Leadership: "Using Policy and Media to Promote the Health of Individuals, Families and Communities
Thursday, March 8, 2018 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Little Rock, AR

Specialties: All Specialties

One hour lecture on Nursing Leadership as it relates to using healthcare policy and the media to promote health in individuals, families and the community.
I/DD, Behavioral Health and Autism Interventions and Supports
Friday, March 16, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Little Rock, AR

Specialties: Nutrition, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Psychology, Social Work
Genetics of Developmental Disabilities
Monday, March 26, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Little Rock, AR

Specialties: Nutrition, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Psychology, Social Work
2018 Diabetes Update Symposium
2018 Diabetes Update Symposium Banner Friday, April 6, 2018 1:00 PM - Saturday, April 7, 2018 4:30 PM Fred W. Smith Conference Center 12th Floor, Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute, Little Rock, AR

Specialties: All Specialties

The 23rd Annual Diabetes Update Symposium is designed to improve the ability of healthcare teams, including physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals around the state of Arkansas to provide evidence-based strategies for the prevention and management of diabetes and obesity in pediatric and adult patient populations.  The 2018 activity will update participants on best practices to transform diabetes care.

Topics include:

  • Culinary Medicine and the Treatment of Obesity
  • Genetic Environments and Therapies
  • GLP1 and New Therapies
  • Interprofessional Panel Discussion on Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
  • Rapid Fire Didactics on Lifestyle and Standards of Care
  • Simulation Sessions
    • Foot Care
    • Role of Insulin Pumps
    • Creative Ideas for Behavior Change
Cultural Competency
Friday, April 6, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Little Rock, AR

Specialties: Nutrition, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Psychology, Social Work
WFDC Professional Development Day
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM Little Rock, AR

Specialties: All Specialties
2018 Arkansas Nursing Research Conference
Friday, April 13, 2018 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Fred W. Smith Conference Center - Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute 12th Floor, Little Rock, AR


Genetics of Developmental Disabilities
Friday, April 13, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Little Rock, AR

Specialties: Nutrition, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Psychology, Social Work
2018 Arkansas Pain Management Symposium
Saturday, April 28, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Fred W. Smith Conference Center 12th Floor, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute UAMS Campus, Little Rock, AR


The 2018 Arkansas Pain Management Symposium is designed to provide high quality continuing education to an interprofessional audience in order to improve chronic pain treatment in the state of Arkansas.
2018 Diamond Conference
2018 Diamond Conference Banner Friday, May 4, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 2 Riverfront Place North Little Rock, AR 72114, Little Rock, AR

Specialties: All Specialties

Agenda 


2018 Improving Critical and Acute Care through Regional Education (ICARE)
2018 Improving Critical and Acute Care through Regional Education (ICARE) Banner Friday, June 1, 2018 8:00 AM - Saturday, June 2, 2018 5:00 PM UAMS I Dodd Wilson, Little Rock, AR