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7th Current Concepts in the Management of Thyroid and Parathyroid Neoplasms


Friday, February 17, 2017 - Sunday, February 19, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Add to Calendar

When
Feb. 17-19, 2017

Where
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Robert C. Hickey Auditorium
Floor 11, R. Lee Clark Clinic
1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030

Accreditation
20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Target Audience
This conference will be beneficial to physicians, advanced practice providers such as physicians’ assistants and nurse practitioners, and other healthcare providers in the fields of general surgery, head and neck surgery, otolaryngology, and endocrinology who are involved in the care of patients with thyroid cancer.

Educational Objectives
After attending the conference, participants should be able to:

  • Perform biopsies of thyroid nodules and analyze results to determine the optimal treatment plan (Knowledge, Competence, Performance, Patient Outcomes);
  • Implement up-to-date methods of surgical management for thyroid cancer (Knowledge, Competence, Performance);
  • Incorporate current methods of medical management properly, making use of new breakthroughs in the role of genetics in treatment decisions (Knowledge, Competence, Performance);
  • Plan treatment strategies for patients with both low risk and advanced thyroid cancer among all members of the healthcare team. (Knowledge, Competence)

Goal
The goal of this conference is to provide healthcare professionals with insight into the most current thyroid and parathyroid cancer research, clinical trials, practice implications, and ultimately, the impact of therapy upon patients.

Registration Information
On-site registration will be open at 7:00 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 for the Advanced Practice Provider Breakout.  The Advanced Practice Provider Breakout will begin at 7:30a.m. on Friday, Feb. 17 and adjourn at 11:00 a.m.

On-site registration for the 7th Current Concepts in the Management of  Thyroid andParathyroid Neoplasms Conference will be open at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.  The conference will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 and will end at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017.

Advance registration is encouraged as space and materials are limited.

The deadline for advance registration is Jan. 27, 2017.

Registration Fees
Postmarked before Jan. 27, 2017

  • Physicians: $495.00
  • PA’s/Nurses/Trainees/Residents: $200.00
  • MD Anderson Faculty/Trainees//Students: Exempt
  • Baylor/UT/Trainees/Students: Exempt
  • Advanced Practice Breakout (Friday Only): $175.00

Postmarked Afther Jan. 27, 2017

  • Physicians: $525.00
  • PA’s/Nurses/Trainees/Residents: $200.00
  • MD Anderson Faculty/Trainees//Students: Exempt
  • Baylor/UT/Trainees/Students: Exempt
  • Advanced Practice Breakout (Friday Only): $200.00

For more event information, visit: http://bit.ly/2dwLErf
To register, visit: http://bit.ly/2dsAbDW


Location

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030

Contact

Coni Tierney

713-745-0432