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Lyme Fundamentals Course: Thur, Nov. 3, 2016
Annual Scientific Session: Fri - Sun, Nov. 4-6, 2016
Thurs, Nov. 3, 2016
Annual Lyme Scientific Session
Fri - Sun, Nov. 4-6, 2016
REGISTRATION UPDATE: ILADS pre-registration is now closed. We still have limited spaces available. Please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know you are coming. See you soon. The ILADS Team
Lyme Disease Fundamentals provides an in-depth examination of the basic science, trial and clinical experience evidence pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease. Epidemiologic, microbiologic and pathophysiologic evidence provide a framework for understanding which patients are most at risk for contracting the infection and potential disease manifestations. The role of laboratory testing in Lyme disease evaluations is discussed and information regarding an appropriate work-up for other common diseases in the differential diagnosis is included. Lyme disease can be complicated by the presence of other tick-borne illnesses and the disease manifestations, diagnostic testing and treatment of these entities will also be reviewed. The content related to therapeutic management provides analyses of the available trial evidence as well as information from other sources. This section highlights ILADS’ current GRADE-based treatment recommendations for management of known tick bites, erythema migrans and persistent (chronic) Lyme disease as well as management strategies for other presentations. The concepts of evidence-based medicine and shared decision-making are also incorporated into this section.
ILADS encourages participants to continue their learning November 4-6 at the annual ILADS scientific session. Learn more about the conference.
ILADS encourages medical professionals who are new to the treatment of tick-borne diseases, or would like a refresher course on the basics of diagnosis and treatment to register for the Lyme Fundamentals Course as well as the Conference. Learn More About The Course.
Upon completion of this CME activity, attendees should be able:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Requirements and Policies of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) through the joint providership of the Westchester Academy of Medicine (WAM) and the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society. WAM is accredited by MSSNY to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.
WAM designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category I Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Westchester Academy of Medicine (WAM) and the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) relies upon planners and faculty participants in its CME activities to provide educational information that is objective and free of bias. In this spirit and in accordance with the guidelines of MSSNY and the ACCME, anyone with the potential to control the content of a CME activity are expected to disclose the existence of any relevant financial interest or other relationship the faculty member (spouse or partner) or provider has with the manufacturer of any commercial product discussed in an educational presentation.
No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.
This Live activity, 2016 ILADS Fundamentals Course, with a beginning date of 11/03/2016, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 8.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been submitted to Pennsylvania State Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. Pennsylvania State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
MD, DO, ND, DMD, DVM, PhD, RN, NP, PA, LCSW, DC and select alternative medicine providers. Residents or interns in an accredited MD or DO training program may qualify for one of our grants, limited availability.
The 2016 ILADS Annual Conference features internationally known experts in the field of tick-borne diseases. View the Lyme Fundamentals Course program by clicking here.
Delegates may register online for the conference, using a secure credit or debit card through PayPal. They may also send a check in USD. The registration fee includes access to all sessions, exhibit area, continental breakfast, lunch and all networking breaks.
(in accredited MD, DO) program)
(of a professional registrant)
* Prices are good through 28 October 2016
Registration for either the ILADS Lyme Fundamentals or the Scientific Session is non-refundable if cancelled after September 30, 2016. If cancelled prior to September 30, 2016, 80% of the cost will be refunded.
ILADS reserves the right to dismiss any registrant without cause at the discretion of the Program Chair or the ILADS staff person in charge. No refunds will be given./p>
After registration and receipt of payment, delegates will be sent an email confirmation, which should be printed out and brought to the conference registration desk.
ILADS is grateful to the generosity of several Lyme Foundations who choose to underwrite the registration of first time attending medical professionals with prescription writing authority. Please email email@example.com for more information.
By exhibiting at the 2016 ILADS Annual Lyme Disease Conference, you will have face-to-face contact with leading tick-borne disease researchers and clinicians on the front line. Participating as an exhibitor or sponsor provides an unmatched opportunity to introduce your team to our delegates. You will have the opportunity to improve your outreach in this increasingly competitive global market. The exhibit fee is inclusive for both the Lyme Fundamentals and the Scientific Session courses. To learn more about Exhibitor and Sponsorship opportunities or to receive a prospectus, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. To register for exhibit booth space, click here.
Wear the 2016 ILADS Philadelphia Lapel Pin to the conference and show your support for ILADS’ mission: Training healthcare providers to diagnose and effectively treat people suffering from Lyme disease.
Conflict of Interest:
ILADS encourages the open exchange of scientific information. Opinions of individual participants in ILADS programs do not necessarily reflect those of ILADS. Individual treatment practices vary widely. Different medical societies hold different views on how best to approach the treatment of patients with tick-borne diseases generally. We urge you to become acquainted with the relevant research to inform your decisions. Participants are advised to use their own clinical judgment when treating patients.
No registrant is allowed to audio or videotape any of the proceedings without prior permission.
Selected talks will be video recorded and available for sale on our website after the meeting.
By attending this event, you consent to your voice, name, and/or likeness being used without compensation, in all media whether now known or hereafter devised, for eternity, and you release the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society, Inc. and its successors, assignees from any liability of any nature
DO NOT ATTEND THIS EVENT OR ENTER THE AREA OR THE EVENT IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE FOREGOING.
Please refrain from wearing fragrances as a courtesy to those with chemical sensitivities. Thank you.
ILADS reserves the right to dismiss any registrant without cause at the discretion of the Program Chair or the ILADS staff person in charge. No refunds will be given.
ILADS is a nonprofit, international, multi-disciplinary medical society, dedicated to the diagnosis and appropriate treatment of Lyme and its associated diseases. ILADS promotes understanding of Lyme through research and education and strongly supports physicians and other health care professionals dedicated to advancing the standard of care for Lyme and its associated diseases. Learn more about us →
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