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North Carolina Medical Society PractEssentials Program presents the second half of its two part informational webinar about HIPAA on May 23, 2013. The webinar will be presented by Elizabeth Johnson, Partner at Poyner Spruill. Register online.

Attend the online course, “Completing the MOST Form,” developed by the North Carolina Medical Society and the Wake Area Health Education Center through June 30, 2013. The first 250 registrants will get the course for free. Click here for more information on the course and how to register.

What Every Primary Care Provider Should Know About Lung Cancer webinar, offered by Wake AHEC, and available on-line until June 30, 2013. This webinar will discuss the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s new guidelines for lung cancer screening for high risk patients, and examine current evidence based practices in diagnosing lung cancer. The webinar will also recognize symptoms and risk factors of lung cancer and describe advances being made in new target therapies for lung cancer. Registration is now open online.

Join the Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence (CCME), the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for North and South Carolina for an informative webinar featuring each respective state’s health information exchange (HIE) initiative on Thursday May 23, 2013 from 12:00pm- 1:00pm. The webinar will feature Adriane Able with the SC HIE (SCHIEx) and Whitney Baker with the NC HIE (NC HIE). CME available! Register online.

“Bringing Advance Care Planning to Life: New Initiatives for North Carolina” conference on May 23, 2013. The conference is designed for a multi-disciplinary audience of health care professionals. Keynote speakers are Ellen Goodman, Director of The Conversation Project, and Bernard “Bud” Hammes, Director of Medical Humanities at the Gunderson Lutheran Medical Foundation in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and of the Respecting Choices advance care planning program. For more information, please contact Keith Stirewalt at [email protected].

Southern Medical Association presents 24th Annual Focus on the Female Patient and 16th Annual Osteoporosis: Diagnosis, Management and Prevention, July 24-27, 2013. Women’s Health Topics: Exercise and Lifestyle Changes, Obesity, Diabetes, Infectious Disease, Hypertension, GERD and Constipation, Dyslipidemia, Ethics plus a two day OB/GYN specialty track. Register online.

Osteoporosis Topics:  Diagnosis, Pharmacological Management, Hyperparathyroidism, Atypical Femoral Shaft Fractures, Osteonecrosis of the Jaw, Fracture Risk Reduction, Osteo in Men and Pre-Menopausal Women and Secondary Causes, Hip Fractures, Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty/Vertebral Stents, and Fall Prevention. Register online .


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