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July 17 - July 21
Presentations are designed to facilitate the physician, nurse specialist, and other providers maintaining skills of the same kind to review and update knowledge and abilities in one or more of these areas vital to the practicing professional: Possess the scientific background for clinical practice. Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty, but also of all additional related disciplines which may impact it. Maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures necessary for the provision of quality patient care. Manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in the clinical setting, the clinical and educational institutions, and the community in which the practice resides. Serve as an expert in matters involving health care delivery; serve as an informed manager of clinical and educational services provided, including the acquisition and distribution of resources necessary in meeting professional goals. Provide assistance with and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon the professional expertise of the practitioner.