SAVE THE DATE
This course will be held again on
October 4 - 7, 2021.
Information contained in this site is for the 2020 program.
Information for the 2021 program not yet available.
Comprehensive updates, advances, and best practices to optimize inpatient care
Update in Hospital Medicine will be held online this year, using live streaming, electronic Q&A, and other remote learning technologies.
This 4-day intensive program updates busy practitioners on current, best practices in hospital medicine. The curriculum covers over 30 core topics, with an emphasis on practical management of common problems (See schedule):
- Health equity/vulnerable populations
- Heart failure
- Atrial fibrillation
- Acute coronary syndromes
- Critical care
- Skin and soft tissue infections
- Acute kidney injury
- Direct oral anticoagulants
- GI bleed
- C. difficile
- Laboratory interpretation
- Pain and palliative care
- Addiction/withdrawal syndromes
- Preoperative evaluation
- Electrolyte disorders
- Venous thromboembolism
- Pancreatobiliary disease
- Liver disease
Using a case-based format, lecturers distill recent evidence, guidelines, and expert opinion to offer “bottom line” recommendations. Faculty include both hospitalists and specialists, and rank among the best teachers at Harvard Medical School.
- COVID-19: lessons learned
- Vaping-associated lung injury: what a hospitalist needs to know
- Practical review of direct oral anticoagulants and reversal agents
- Difficult cases in insulin management
- Controversies in the new community-acquired pneumonia guidelines
- Identifying subtleties on CXR and ECG
- New pharmacotherapies for opioid addiction
- Practice-changing recommendations for supplemental and high-flow O2
- Pearls for improving laboratory interpretation: liver, hematology, and electrolytes
- Practical approaches to ß-lactam allergy: what to do when there is no allergist
- How to use procalcitonin and CRP in 2020
- Case-based review of antibiotics, and culture and sensitivity interpretation
- New FDA approvals for bleeding, liver disease, influenza, acute pain, and more
- Click here for a comprehensive list
OPTIMIZED FOR REMOTE EDUCATION
The 2020 program has been enhanced for distance learning. In addition to being live streamed, all sessions will be recorded and made available to participants for online viewing for 30 days after the end of the course.