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Specialty: , Emergency Medicine, Intensive Medicine
Dates: From Jun, 19, 2014 to Jun, 21, 2014
Location: Las vegas / nevada, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 145 to 615 USD
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A Certificate of Attendance will be available online after you complete the course requirements, enabling you to register your credit with the appropriate licensing boards or associations. To apply for credit not listed below, use the procedure established by the specific organization.

Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Preconference A: 6.75 ANCC/8.1 CA BRN contact hours
Preconference B: 4.25 ANCC/5.1 CA BRN contact hours
Preconference C: 2.5 ANCC/3 CA BRN contact hours
Main Conference: 13.5 ANCC/16.3 CA BRN contact hours
Contemporary Forums is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  
Contemporary Forums is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #04516. 
(CA BRN contact hour = 50 minutes) 

NCC Certified Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Contemporary Forums is a continuing education organization recognized by the National Certification Corporation.  This conference covers a variety of the Core Competency Areas and Content Topics required for the NCC's Certification Maintenance in your specialty.
Preconference A: 6.75 credits 
Preconference B: 4.25 credits
Preconference C: 2.5 credits
Main Conference: 13.5 credits

Contemporary Forums is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Contemporary Forums designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 20.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has assigned 21 cognate credits to this program.This live activity, Advances in Health Care for Women Over 40, with a beginning date of June 1, 2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.25 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Preconference A: 6.75 hours
Preconference B: 4.25 hours
Preconference C: 2.5 hours
Main Conference: 13.5 hours
The Continuing Education Committee of the American College of Nurse-Midwives grants reciprocity status to the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) for Category 1 offerings, providing the program is relevant to nurse-midwifery. Nurse-Midwives may report up to the listed hours of credit. 

Physician Assistants
Preconference A: 6.75 hours 
Preconference B: 4.25 hours 
Preconference C: 2.5 hours 
Main Conference: 13.5 hours
The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts Category 1 CME approval from organizations accredited by the ACCME to grant Category 1 hours toward the Physician's Recognition Award. PAs may report up to the listed hours of credit.

Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority
Preconference A: 1.75 hours 
Main Conference: 6.25 hours available
Rx indicates pharmacology content. Because states' requirements vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.

Event Overview
Welcome message:

Join us in Las Vegas for this national conference where the latest research will be translated into clinical pearls and evidence-based approaches for assessing and managing a variety of issues women face during the transition will be presented.

Highlights and Benefits of the 2014 Conference

  • Three dynamic Preconferences focusing on Treatment Options for Sexual Dysfunction, Weight and Aging, and skills training in Endometrial and Vulvar Biopsy.
  • A number of "Hot Topics," issues you deal with every day in your practice, addressed in a variety of teaching styles including didactic sessions, faculty panels, concurrent sessions, interactive case study discussions and hands-on trainings.
  • Access to leaders in the field of menopause management, including Dr. Diane Pace, FNP, the Immediate Past President of NAMS, who will help you create an action plan for improving your care for older women.
  • Practical clinical strategies which will help you help your patients manage those challenging and often uncomfortable menopause symptoms.
  • The Online CE Library where you can listen to sessions you couldn't attend, earn additional CE, and reference important details after the conference.
  • All the action and excitement of Las Vegas and the luxurious setting of Caesars Palace, a world-class destination.

Anita L. Nelson, MD
Conference Chair
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Pam Jenkins-Wallace, MS, NP
Vice President, Program Development
Contemporary Forums

Conference Faculty

Jennifer Anger, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Urology
Associate Director of Urological Research
Urologic Reconstruction, Urodynamics, and Female Urology
Department of Surgery, Division of Urology
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Urology, UCLA
Beverly Hills, California

Patty Cason, MS, FNP-BC  
Assistant Clinical Professor 
UCLA School of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner & Consultant, Planned Parenthood
Los Angeles, California
Jennifer K. Hsia, MD, MPH
Resident, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, California

Amer Karam, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Palo Alto, California

Sheryl A. Kingsberg, PhD
Chief, Division of Behavioral Medicine
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
MacDonald Women's Hospital
Professor, Department of Reproductive Biology and Psychiatry
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio

Len Kravitz, PhD
Associate Professor of Exercise Science
Coordinator of Exercise Science
Department of Health, Exercise & Sports Sciences
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Michael L. Krychman, MD, FACOG
Executive Director, Southern California Center for Sexual Health and Survivorship Medicine
Associate Clinical Professor
University of California Irvine
Newport Beach, California

Ira M. Lesser, MD
Professor and Vice Chair 
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences 
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Chair, Department of Psychiatry 
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, California

Vandana K. Madkan, MD, FAAD
Clinical Instructor
UCLA Department of Dermatology
Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology 
Los Angeles, California

Anita L. Nelson, MD
Conference Chair
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Medical Director, Women's Health Care Programs
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, California

Diane Todd Pace, PhD, FNP-BC, NCMP, FAANP
Immediate Past President: North American Menopause Society
Clinical Associate Professor   
Family Nurse Practitioner/Methodist Teaching Practice    
Loewenberg School of Nursing 
University of Memphis
Memphis, Tennessee

Timothy Sauter, MD, MMM
Legacy Women's Health
Las Vegas, Nevada

Cynthia A. Stuenkel, MD 
Past President: North American Menopause Society
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine
La Jolla, California

Sports Medicine Program Director
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of California San Diego Health System
La Jolla, California

Candy Tsourounis, PharmD 
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Medication Outcomes Center
University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy
San Francisco, California

Katherine T. Ward, MD   
Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor (Geriatrics)
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA 
Director of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, California


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Hotel Accommodations

The conference will be held at Caesars Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV  89109.

A limited block of rooms is being held for you and your guests at special group rates which will be in effect, based on room availability, from May 30 to June 4 for those wishing to extend their stay to enjoy area activities or qualify for discount airfares.

Rates: $139 single/double
Rates are per room and subject to prevailing state and local taxes.

To obtain the special group rates, make your reservation early and before the "hotel room block release date" which is April 30.  Rooms may sell out before this date so be sure to make your reservation now.  After the release date, rooms and group rates may no longer be available so call the hotel regarding availability.

To reserve your room online, please click here!

For room reservations, call (866) 227-5944 and inform them that you are attending theContemporary Forums' conference on Advances In Health Care for Women Over 40.  Request a confirmation number and written confirmation of your reservation.  Reservations must include a first night's deposit.

Contact the hotel regarding cancellation policy.  For arrivals after 4 p.m., call the hotel on the day of travel to reconfirm reservations. For additional hotel information, call Caesars Palace at (866) 227-5938.  

The $25 resort fee will not apply if you make your reservation under the Contemporary Forums room block.

Travel Discounts

Contemporary Forums has a special discount agreement with United Airlines unavailable to the general public. To obtain these special conference fares or (800) 426-1122 insert Offer Code ZQT4365370. Ticketing and payment can be done directly by you or through your travel agent. To ensure the best flights and times, since seats are limited, make your reservations early. Fares are guaranteed at the time of the ticket purchase.

Hertz is the official car rental agency for the conference. Special rates will be in effect throughout the conference as well as one week before and after. For special rates and reservations, call HERTZ at (800) 654-2240 or (405) 749-4434, or go online and refer to Contemporary Forums plus the conference discount codeCV#03000261. 

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