Continuing Medical Education Conferences in Chicago
Jul 24 - 25, 2018 | CME 12.00 | USD $1495 | Food Chemistry
Complying With New FDA FSMA Preventive Control Rules: Planning Valid Preventive Food Safety Controls is organized by GlobalCompliancePanel and will be held from Jul 24 - 25, 2018 at Hilton Garden Inn Chicago OHare Airport, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Mandatory for upper level management needing to understand impact of laws relating to food safety program validation, Legal team members, focused on food safety, Food quality and safety personnel, Food safety leads and implementation team members, Maintenance operations personnel, Compliance personnel, Food facility personnel, Food importers whose food will be consumed in the U.S., Food security personnel, Recall specialists, Company sales and marketing personnel whose customers demand sanitary and temperature controlled distribution and transportation processes. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 Credits. Why Should You Attend : Planning, implementing, verifying and validating preventive food safety controls is where the rubber meets the road in terms of prevention. You and your team can come to this training to collectively develop the food safety plan and defense plans, learn to implement the plan, verify plan implementation, and prove that you are actually preventing food safety problems. According to the FDA all food facilities "must monitor their controls, conduct verification activities, provide hard data to validate that the controls are effective, take appropriate corrective actions, and maintain records documenting these actions". This training session will present a practical approach to provide you and your team members with needed understanding and tools and a basic strategy for designing, implementing and validating preventive process and product controls. You will develop a basic plan during this training and have it checked by the instructor. Regardless of your ability to understand or validate processes, process validation is now a legal requirement and you cannot wait for the FDA to develop their ability to assist your company. Areas Covered in the Session : • Preventive Control System Planning Requirements and Goals. • Review of the FDA's FSMA Overall Rules. • Review of final rules for the preventive control of human and animal foods. • Validation. • Environmental Monitoring (Sampling/Test/Labs/Data). • Supply Chain Controls (Including imports). • cGMP. • Hazards and Adulteration. • Prevention versus Corrective Action. • Cross Contamination through Supply Chains. • Food Safety and Quality Planning (HARPC). • Packaging. • Teams and Teamwork. • Continuous Improvement. • Measurement, Repeatability, Reliability, Calibration. • Statistical Process Control (SPC). • Data, logs, forms and electronic record keeping. • Recall and Traceability. • Return on investment (ROI) and marketing advantages. • Integrated Food Safety Systems (Government vs Business needs). • Transportation Processes. • Customers. Conference Objectives are : • Understand US FDA final rules for the Preventive Controls for Human and Animal Foods. • Leave the training with your company PCQI approved preventive control and food defense plans. • Define and review your current system to identify gaps in your preventive controls planning. • Learn to close any gaps. • Identify any needed procedures. • Know your requirements for control over your supply chain. • Be able to plan and implement Preventive Controls. • Be able to perform environmental monitoring. • Know how cross contamination can impact your preventive control plan. • Know the difference between validation and verification. • Understand and be able to use statistical process controls basics. • Be able to plan and implement a team approach to preventive controls. • Be able to help your food importers to jump through FDA hoops. • Develop a system to risk rank your suppliers. • Have a plan in hand that will pass any validation check for preventive controls. • Understand some of the technology and costs that can help you establish preventive controls. • Be able to prove that your system actually prevents food safety problems. • Be able to document and report results to upper management, external food safety auditors and FDA auditors. • Save your company money Establish simple, low cost complete data collection and reporting systems. • Establish team building between food safety and quality personnel to develop and implement changes to your current system. • Establish a completely documented system.
Jul 24 - 25, 2018 | USD $1095 | Leadership
Leadership and Team Development for Managerial Success is organized by GlobalCompliancePanel and will be held from Jul 24 - 25, 2018 at Hilton Garden Inn Chicago OHare Airport, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is CEO, Senior Vice President, Vice President, Executive Director, Managing Director, Regional Vice President, Area Supervisor, Manager. Conference Description : Managers who will be promoted are the ones who not only manage efficiently but also lead their teams effectively. Learn how to work in a horizontal mode of operation.. apply a consistent theory in leading your team.. and teach critical leadership skills to members of your team, so each and every one of them can lead the team in your absence. Why should you attend : Would you like to learn more about the differences between leading and managing? What about understanding how to more clearly visualize your goals and communicate them to your team? How about being able to better target your team's efforts? Would you like your team to improve performance? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then come laugh, listen and learn as Chris DeVany leads us all through those important topics, key questions and answers we all need to be able to address effectively to improve our team member's and team's performance, no matter how widely distributed everyone is! By attending, you will understand how to even more effectively : • Know when to manage and when to lead your team. • Clearly visualize your goals and communicate them to your team. • Identify your market's needs to better target your team's efforts. • Help your team find creative solutions to workplace challenges. • Develop a high-performance team. • Use effective communication to motivate and coach. Areas Covered in the Session : • Understanding leadership style and the situation. • Integrating your leadership and managerial roles. • Examining the leader's role as motivator and coach and in high-performance teams. • Distinguishing the three team types. • Exploring the principles that make teams work. • Differentiating team content and process. • Diagnosing work-teams: a work-team simulation. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 24 - 25, 2018 | CME 12.00 | USD $1495 | Biotechnology | Pharmacy and Medicine | Quality Management
Qualification (IQ, OQ, PQ) and Validation of Laboratory Equipment and Systems for Regulated Industries (Pharma, Biotech, Devices, etc.) is organized by GlobalCompliancePanel and will be held from Jul 24 - 25, 2018 at Hilton Garden Inn Chicago OHare Airport, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 Credits. Overview: This Seminar will address requirements of both Validation and Qualification activities in Pharma, Biotech and Device Industries, both for compliance to Regulations and industry specific guidelines. More particularly, with respect to Validation of Systems, it will introduce and enumerate a grass roots, basic, iterative pathway to Qualification (IQ, OQ, PQ) of Laboratory Equipment and Validation, which is very portable and widely applicable across the industries. A brief discussion on Qualification of various laboratory instruments and systems will also be touched upon, including current guidance from USP on Analytical Instrument Qualification processes. This Seminar will cover, with illustrations and examples, the various stages in Validation and Qualification of Laboratory Equipment and Systems with a Risk Based Strategy. The two-day sessions will include a class breakout session (2.5 hours) for each of the 2 Days (in the afternoon), wherein the attendees will be given a group exercise topic relevant to the material, in practical demonstration of meeting FDA/EMA/WHO/ICH compliance requirements. These brainstorming, highly interactive sessions are useful to attendees in gaining practical knowledge, along with the comprehension of the subject matter. Workshop and Group Exercise: A 2.5-hour Group exercise is included for the attendees in the afternoon sessions on both of the days. A task will be discussed and depending on the size of the class, small groups of attendees will work on the assignment to come up with developing a strategy and Protocol for various Systems at the various stages of Installation Qualification(IQ ), Operational Qualification (OQ), Performance Qualification (PQ ) of a chosen Analytical system, and the common task of developing the schematics of a compliance-friendly Master Validation Plan. Why should you attend: This is an area of growing concern, sometimes ridden with uncertainty as to what needs to be done at each of stages of the Product Lifecycle. In modern Pharmaceutical and Biotech laboratories, a composite array of various gadgets, devices, analytical instruments and computerized systems are used daily. This Seminar will aim at understanding and scoping out various phases of Qualification activities that will be integrated with the perspectives of Instrument Control, System Suitability Test (SST), Analytical Methods Validation and ensuring Data Integrity for Regulatory Compliance. Areas Covered in the Session: • Qualification and Validation in Regulated laboratories • Examples of Regulatory Enforcement Actions • Risk Based Strategy • Product Life Cycle and sharing of responsibilities between Vendor and the User • Integration with Quality System • Master Validation Plan • Group Exercise: Develop Qualification Strategy and Master Validation Plan • Examples of select Equipment /Systems • Training Issues • Discussion on guidance from USP on analytical instrument qualification • Discussion on testing and acceptance criteria Who will benefit: • Scientists • Managers • R&D Personnel • Quality Assurance / Quality Control Staff • Validation Managers • Validation Coordinators • Production and Process Development Personnel • Regulatory/Compliance Managers • Chemists • Technicians Study Directors(GLP) • Qualified Persons (EMEA) • Pharmaceutical Development • CRO Staff • CRO Managers • Accredited Laboratories in general • Any one engaged with Test Methods
Jul 26 - 29, 2018 | USD $1530 | Dermatology
American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Summer Meeting is organized by American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and will be held during Jul 26 - 29, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Dermatologists. Join us in Chicago for the dermatology event of the summer, the 2018 AAD Summer Meeting! Hear from our expert speakers as they discuss the latest advancements and trending topics in dermatology. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 26 - 29, 2018 | Free | Neurology
33rd Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) is organized by Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) and will be held from Jul 26 - 29, 2018 at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Neurologists, researchers, scientists, clinicians, allied healthcare professionals, people living with dementia, family members, care professionals, and staff and volunteers of Alzheimer associations. Course Description: This unique, multi-disciplinary event brings together all those with an interest, including researchers, scientists, clinicians, allied healthcare professionals, people living with dementia, family members, care professionals, and staff and volunteers of Alzheimer associations. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Spirometry Training is organized by American Lung Association and will be held on Jul 27, 2018 at American Lung Association, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. This spirometry training course is designed especially for healthcare professionals who have the responsibility to administer and implement the spirometry test and primary care providers who will be interpreting the results to assist with diagnosis and disease management. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
CME Resources 3 - Day Physician Assistant PANCE / PANRE Review Course is organized by CME Resources, Inc and will be held from Jul 27 - 29, 2018 at Chicago Marriott Schaumburg, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 26 hours of AAPA Category 1 (Pre-approved) CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 27 - 29, 2018 | Free | Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS) Summer Basic is organized by The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS) and will be held from Jul 27 - 29, 2018 at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 28 - Aug 02, 2018 | CME 65.00 | USD $1795 | Nephrology
American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Board Review Course and Update is organized by American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and will be held from Jul 28 - Aug 02, 2018 at Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 65.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Target Audience: • Senior Nephrologists: Practicing nephrologists in all key areas of the specialty. The course also benefits pediatric nephrologists, intensivists, and hospitalists. • Board Examination Participants: Individuals are thoroughly prepared for upcoming certification and recertification exams. • Nephrology Fellows: Fellows seeking a detailed outline and discussion of what their current fellowship program should include. • FASN Candidates: The 65 CME credit hours earned at the BRCU can be applied towards the 70 hours required to qualify for FASN status. Course Overview: The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Board Review Course & Update (BRCU) focuses on key information needed to prepare for the ABIM Nephrology Board certification and recertification examinations. ASN structures BRCU to maximize participants’ readiness for these examinations. BRCU is the best way to sharpen your knowledge and review key nephrology concepts. Interactive case discussions are incorporated into lectures and panel Q&A sessions to help provide a comprehensive and indispensable update for practicing nephrologists. Each topic and its time allocation are patterned after the ABIM nephrology examination, giving you the most efficient preparation. Through this course, you will be able to interpret the fundamental concepts of nephrology in the areas of: • Kidney Function and Structure • Sodium and Water Abnormalities • Glomerular and Vascular Disorders • Acid-Base and Potassium Disorders • Tubular, Interstitial, and Cystic Disorders • CKD and ESRD • Hypertension • AKI and ICU Nephrology • Pharmacology • Calcium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium Disorders and Stones • Bone and Mineral Metabolism • Kidney Transplantation You will also formulate diagnostic and therapeutic options for the management of kidney diseases and test individual medical practice competence against a series of simulated patient/case scenarios. Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to: • Interpret the fundamental concepts of nephrology in the areas of kidney function/structure; fluid and electrolytes; glomerular/vascular disorders; tubulointerstitial disorders; bone/mineral metabolism, and stones; hypertension; AKI and ICU nephrology; CKD, ESRD, and dialysis; and transplantation; • Formulate diagnostic and therapeutic options for the management of kidney disease; and • Test individual medical practice competence against a series of simulated patient/case scenarios. (Core Competencies: Patient Care and Medical Knowledge) Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 28, 2018 | Free | Cardiology
Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) Patient & Family Education Day is organized by Ann and Robert H. Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago and will be held on Jul 28, 2018 at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. This one-day event will provide practical information for the ACHD patient, adolescents preparing to transition to adult care, and families and friends. Attendees will leave the day with a better understanding of congenital heart disease, the impact it has on their lives, how to optimize their health and the outlook of congenital heart disease treatment in the future. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.