Learning Opportunities

Become a trainer with the Safe Injection Connection through the North Carolina Division of Public Health on Thursday, Sept. 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the NC Division of Public Health Office, 5605 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 27609.Get the details.

The Update in Joint Reconstruction Surgery’Symposium will take place October 3 – 5, 2014 at the Marriott Harbor Beach in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Program Directors Dr. Wael Barsoum and Dr. Juan C. Suarez would like to encourage NCMS members to attend to hear some of the best orthopedic physicians from Cleveland Clinic and the CORE Institute as well as other invited faculty. This symposium offers attendees the opportunity to bring cases with them to ask faculty about similar experiences and recommendations. Please go to the Cleveland Clinic Florida’s  website for more details.

There are just two weeks left to register at the early rates for NCHICA’s 20th Annual Conference & Exhibition, scheduled for October 5-8, 2014 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, NC.  The theme of this year’s conference is 20 Years of Health Information Sharing: Realizing the Art of the Possible, and the agenda is packed with over 50 speakers, 3 plenary sessions and 27 breakout sessions on policy, clinical and technology topics. On the final day, October 8, four half-day workshops that may be of interest to NCMS members:

The registration fee is $99 for NCHICA members, which they are extending to NCMS members. To get this special rate, please register at this URL: https://www.123signup.com/register?id=ytxdp. For further details, click here. Early rates are good through August 31, so please register early!

The 19th Annual NC Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference will be held Oct. 8-10 at the Raleigh Convention Center. The North Carolina Medical Society assisted with the conference program, which is designed to educate anyone who participates in the North Carolina workers’ compensation system and will examine the current rules, procedures, policies and forms. 

For those in the western part of the state the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) offers the following continuing education opportunities this fall:

Biennial Cardiovascular Symposium – 2014

Friday, October 3

Double Tree Hotel – Biltmore (Asheville)

Information and registration


Tai Chi for Arthritis: Implications for Pain Management and Falls Prevention

Friday evening, October 3

Asheville Event Centre

Information and registration 


Everything Has Changed! – New Prevention & Management Recommendations in Primary Care

Friday & Saturday, November 7 & 8

MAHEC Education Building (Asheville)

Information and registration 


The Spectrum of Stroke Care- A Team-based Approach

Friday, November 21

MAHEC Education Building (Asheville)

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