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38th annual Internal Medicine Update

May 10, 2022

The 38th annual Internal Medicine Update course will take place Friday - Sunday, July 29-31 at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. 7:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. daily This is a clinically-focused program designed for primary care health providers interested in the diagnosis and management of clinical problems encountered in primary care. This would include family physicians, general practitioners, internists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other health care professionals involved in primary care. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to, Human Trafficking 101, Living to 100: Clinical Insights From the National Poll on Healthy Aging, and COVID-19: Primary…

Update on Arrhythmias & Syncope: What’s New in Arrhythmia Management 2022

April 27, 2022

Cardiac arrhythmias are common in clinical practice and affect millions of patients. Our understanding of the mechanisms of arrhythmias and management strategies rapidly evolve. The goal of this course is to present and discuss recent advances in management of cardiac arrhythmias with primary care physicians, internists and cardiologists. Participants will be able to understand and implement the newest treatment options for Ventricular Arrhythmias. Target Audience This activity is appropriate for:Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physician Assistants, Physicians In the fields of:Cardiovascular Medicine Learning Objectives At the end of this activity, participant should be able to: learn more…

A Critical & Acute Illness Recovery Organization (CAIRO) Case Conference: Identifying & Addressing Social Needs in Critical Illness Survivors

April 27, 2022

Join us for a discussion on social needs in critical illness survivors and their families. Our speakers will share experiences with identifying and addressing issues surrounding survivor social needs in the post-ICU clinic setting. Target Audience This activity is appropriate for:House Officers, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Social Workers In the fields of:Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Social Work Learning Objectives At the end of this activity, participant should be able to: identify the ways in which social determinants of health (including employment status, native language, immigration status…

“Holding a Space for You:” Communication and Coping in Reproductive Loss

April 15, 2022

Register in advance for this meeting:https://umich.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkc-mpqDkjE91jTDyQRRZwwmV4eAuM2Y2X After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.Ashley Hesson, M.D., Ph.D. is an Obstetrician and current Maternal Fetal Medicine fellow with a background in health care communication. She will be discussing her personal experiences caring for patients suffering from reproductive loss. She will also review recent literature and highlight best practices for communicating with patients as well as supporting provider mental health. As a part of this presentation, a new tool for teaching and practicing in reproductive loss will be introduced. Attendees will be encouraged to reflect on…

The Value of Rituals: Holding Spaces for Our Patients and Ourselves

April 15, 2022

Register in advance for this meeting:https://umich.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAkce-trTIiHdPb4aNhNPdKp9oMyJqGDQAT After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.Debbie Mattison, LMSW and Toula Saratsis will describe how rituals can be effective in facilitating expression of deep feelings that have no words, to commemorate meaningful transitions and to provide a space for reflection and renewal. The focus of this workshop is to support practical skill-building regarding the intentional use of therapeutic ritual with individuals, families, and health care providers. Participants will leave the session with an evidence-based rationale for use of rituals as well as ideas for rituals to use…

Culture as a Lens into Grief and Loss

April 15, 2022

A brief overview of cultural humility in healthcare will be the foundation of the presentation. Participants will also view a video recorded interview with a hearing-impaired bereaved family member followed by a panel discussion. After completing the course, the attendees will be able to explore cultural differences related to end-of-life events and grief/loss situations, examine the basics of medical interpretation and discuss how to contact and interact with Michigan Medicine interpreters and LEP/ASL patients. The target audience is all faculty, staff, and learners at Michigan Medicine. (1.5 CEs offered for nursing and social work)

Conference: Discovering Compassion in Loss: Building Sustainability for All

April 15, 2022

This ½ day conference is a way to recognize professional grief, which is frequently experienced but often hidden, while also building knowledge and skills in grief and loss related to death and non-death loss. By embracing healthy coping behaviors and a supportive work culture, we hope to decrease compassion fatigue, mitigate occupational stress and burnout, and increase the joy and fulfillment in this type of work. Register in advance for this meeting:https://umich.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUldu6hqT8sE9KTRhI1D013tQGExg6mfQ3_ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. (4.0 CEs offered for nursing and social work)

Community of Compassion: Support Colleagues through Difficult Times

April 15, 2022

Register in advance for this meeting:https://umich.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMtceGhqzItHdb7qL51_Dky8TMUXWAUTRmFAfter registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Jillian Dronfield, LaToya Freeman, Kelcey Stratton will present this workshop, which aims to increase the capacity of attunement and response for attendees. The health care setting is often challenging and traumatic for healthcare workers and the best course of action is often a known person offering support in the moment. Through didactic presentation and utilizing discussion prompts and first-hand accounts, attendees will be able to fulfill the learning objectives and learn how to support the mental health and wellness of the…

Patient Experience (PX) 101

April 7, 2022

Patient Experience (PX) 101 is a comprehensive, engaging learning opportunity to build patient experience knowledge and skill for all faculty, staff, and learners at Michigan Medicine.  PX 101 is a foundational, engaging educational offering to support and enhance our culture of patient experience excellence. This resource was originally developed by The Beryl Institute and customized by Michigan Medicine, designed to ensure that all faculty, staff, and learners have a fundamental understanding of patient experience, and the skillset to positively impact the patient and family experience.  This interactive, instructor-led training is 90 minutes long and will be held twice monthly via Zoom. The target…