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☀ Join Us Beachside - Updates on Hospital Medicine Conference Sept. 23-24

Jul 18, 2022 8:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski

Join us September Friday & Saturday, September 23-24, 2022 for the Update on Hospital Medicine Conference at beautiful Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort in Hilton Head, SC!

Using evidence-based medicine, this conference provides the latest updates on hospital medicine that you can implement into your daily practice. During this accelerated 2-day conference, you will engage in lectures covering a range of inpatient medicine topics led by expert faculty, along with an optional post-course point of care ultrasound workshop. We look forward to this educational beachside weekend with physicians, APPs, RNs, fellows, residents, and students!

Registration is open so make sure to sign up to join us at the beautiful Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort in Hilton Head, SC. Register now for the early bird rate of $450!

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Define updates in antibiotic regimens for common hospital medicine admissions: Pneumonia, Osteomyelitis, UTI / pyelonephritis and Bacteremia and endocarditis.
  • Transition from a patient’s home diabetes regimen.
  • Identify common mistakes in treating the post-DKA patient.
  • Recognize when to increase pharmacotherapeutics for patients admitted for COPD and review stepwise approach.
  • Describe when a prolonged steroid taper is appropriate for COPD exacerbations.
  • Describe the physiologic differences and use for the different modes of NIPPV
  • Identify contraindications for NIPPV, specifically for the inpatient setting.
  • List the most common etiologies for respiratory distress.
  • Identify key elements in a stat work-up for respiratory distress.
  • Identify patients appropriate for SGLT2 inhibitors.
  • Recognize when a patient would benefit from a cardiology consult/referral.
  • Describe the most recent guideline-recommended management of: Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis, Refractory Ascites, Hepatorenal Syndrome and Hepatic Encephalopathy.
  • Recognize risk factors for hospital acquired delirium in older adults.
  • Describe appropriate interventions to prevent and treat hospital acquired delirium.
  • Analyze the latest relevant evidence-based literature from top-tier journals.
  • Learn to effectively read medical journals and identify practice-changing updates beneficial to patients.
  • Identify the most misused radiological studies.
  • Identify most common unnecessary uses of contrast.
  • Identify when to use different fluids (lactated ringer’s; normal saline; half NS; dextrose).
  • Explain the workup for hyponatremia.
  • Review FAST exam for critical patients.

The Wake Forest School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Accreditation Statement: The Wake Forest School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Registration is open so make sure to sign up to join us at the beautiful Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort in Hilton Head, SC. Register now for the early bird rate of $450!

Visit our website to learn more or view the program brochure for details. 


Hotel Information

OMNI Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort
23 Ocean Lane, Hilton Head, SC 29928

Secure your room reservation now! Room block with discounted rate is available until the block fills up or until 8/31/2021, whichever comes first.

Hotel link for room block:
or Call OMNI RESERVATIONS: 888-444-6664 (toll free) Ask for the group code 092122UHM2022



Tags: CME, hospital, hospital medicine

Brooke Kochanski

Written by Brooke Kochanski

Marketing & Communications Specialist at Northwest AHEC

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