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Title Banner Date Description
Avera Virtual Continuing Nursing Education (vCNE) Series
Monday, January 1, 2018 12:00 PM - Monday, December 31, 2018 12:45 AM Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, SD


The vCNE Series is specially designed to update nurses on hot topics, evidence based practice and Avera’s current strategic initiatives. Primarily Avera content speakers will be presenting on topics including care coordination, diabetes, wound care, active shooter/safety, immunizations, behavioral health update, pain management/opioids and more!

Target Audience: Avera ambulatory nurses (all nurses welcome)

AMG OB/GYN Update: Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) Jan 9 2018
AMG OB/GYN Update: Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) Jan 9 2018 Banner Tuesday, January 9, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Prairie Center, Avera McKennan Campus, Sioux Falls, SD

Specialties: Family Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology

Upon completion of this event, the learn will be updated about clinical documentation from the labor and delivery perspective.

Target Audience: Obstetrics/Gynecology, Family PracticePhysicians, APRNs, PAs, and RNs.

Penetrating Trauma: When Violence Comes to Your Door (Jan 15 2018)
Monday, January 15, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, SD

Specialties: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Critical Care

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will understand the differences between blunt trauma and penetrating trauma, including differing complications with penetrating trauma.
11th Annual Avera Brain & Spine Institute Conference
11th Annual Avera Brain & Spine Institute Conference Banner Friday, March 9, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, SD

Specialties: Industry Professional, Interventional Cardiology, Radiology, Interventional Radiology, Anesthesiology/Pain Management, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Healthcare Administration , Internal Medicine, Genetics, Neurology, Neurological Surgery, Orthopaedics, Physical Medicine/ Rehabilitation, Preventive Medicine, Surgery, Critical Care, Trauma, Sports Medicine, Physical Therapist

The Avera Brain & Spine Institute Conference participant will partake in activities and sessions that will enhance collaboration between primary and specialty care providers in caring for individuals with neurological disorders.  This year's conference will focus on Stroke and Spine.

Target Audience: Primary care providers, critical care providers, surgical providers, applied practice providers, nursing, physical therapists and healthcare providers involved in taking care of individuals with neurological disorders.

2018 Avera eEmergency Airway Management Program Powered by the Difficult Airway Course (Apr 13 2018)
2018 Avera eEmergency Airway Management Program Powered by the Difficult Airway Course (Apr 13 2018) Banner Friday, April 13, 2018 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Holiday Inn Downtown, Sioux Falls, SD

Specialties: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Trauma

You are invited to attend the 5th Annual Difficult Airway course on April 12th and 13th, 2018.  Join us in Sioux Falls, SD, where world-class faculty from The Difficult Airway Course: EmergencyTM, the only national CME program teaches the evidence-based, algorithmic approach to emergency airway management.  This course provides physicians advanced education in difficult and failed airway management.

Target Audience: Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, EMS, Flight Staff.

23rd Annual North Central Heart Vascular Symposium
23rd Annual North Central Heart Vascular Symposium Banner Friday, May 4, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sioux Falls, SD

Specialties: Cardiology, Family Medicine

The learner will gather information that will highlight current evidence-based concepts and technology for the evaluation, diagnosis and management of vascular patients.

Target Audience:  

  • Primary care physicians
  • Physician assistants
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Internal medicine specialists
  • Vascular laboratory technicians
  • Nurses
  • Cardiologists, neurologists, interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons and other health care professionals with an interest in the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral vascular disease
Avera Caring Professionals Conference 2018 - 5/16/18
Avera Caring Professionals Conference 2018 - 5/16/18 Banner Wednesday, May 16, 2018 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sioux Falls, SD

Specialties: Family Medicine

This conference seeks to foster greater understanding and appreciation of whole-person care and its significance in health care today. Providers of whole-person care will learn best practices and gain fresh insights, including spiritual approaches designed to help them achieve balance and perspective in their practice and personal lives. 

Target Audience:  We welcome all people who work in the field of whole-person care, including chaplains, social workers, parish nurses, psychologists, nurses, counselors, physicians, therapists, long-term care administrators and providers, home health and hospice caregivers, health care administrators, and other health care providers.