UMN Medical School Office of Continuing Professional Development

We provide high quality continuing educational activities for health care professionals and promote

We are your partner to develop interprofessional continuing education! The Office of Continuing Professional Development (OCPD) is a member of the jointly accredited University of Minnesota Interprofessional Continuing Education team and certifies continuing education activities planned by the healthcare team for the healthcare team. Activity certification is provided for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

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UMN Serves as A Valuable Resource for Minnesota Families Affected by Child Abuse and Neglect 04/18/2019

"In Minnesota alone, there were more than 32,000 alleged victims who had at least one reported instance of child abuse." Learn how to identify and respond to all types of child and family maltreatment at next week's Child Abuse Summit - visit z.umn.edu/ChildAbuseSummit for more information.

https://www.med.umn.edu/news-events/umn-serves-valuable-resource-minnesota-families-affected-child-abuse-and-neglect

UMN Serves as A Valuable Resource for Minnesota Families Affected by Child Abuse and Neglect Child abuse is a public health issue affecting children, families, and communities. In 2017, more than 674,000 children were victims of child maltreatment, and 1,700 children died from child abuse nationwide. In Minnesota alone, there were more than 32,000 alleged victims who had at least one report...

Dr. Kaz Nelson Aims to Improve Medical Education 03/19/2019

Learn more from Dr. Kaz Nelson on April 26th at the Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Conference! Register today at z.umn.edu/Integrated

https://www.med.umn.edu/news-events/kaz-nelson-md

Dr. Kaz Nelson Aims to Improve Medical Education “My mom is an educational administrator; but I went into medicine to do something completely different. It’s kind of funny that in the end I’ve come back around and now I’m an education administrator in medicine,” says Kaz Nelson, MD. Finding intrigue at the people in the front of the clas...

02/14/2019

Get to the heart of it - mark your calendars for this year's Lillhei Symposium: Progress in Cardiovascular Care. Learn more at z.umn.edu/Lillehei

02/14/2019

Don't miss a beat - register for Cardiac Arrhythmias at
z.umn.edu/CardiacArrhythmias

Joanne's Heart Failure Story 11/29/2018

"I'm feeling so much better than I had for such a long time." Listen to Joanne's story, and then join us January 25th at the Advanced Heart Failure Shared Care Symposium to learn from Dr. Rebecca Cogswell and her team as they discuss the latest in the advanced heart failure field. Visit z.umn.edu/HeartFailure for additional information.

Joanne's Heart Failure Story Diagnosed with advanced heart failure, Joanne was referred by Fairview Health Services to University of Minnesota Health Cardiologist Rebecca Cogswell, MD. J...

08/02/2018

Don’t miss this fall’s Refugee Adolescent and Women’s Health Regional Training Meeting, to be held Friday, September 21st in Bloomington, MN! Attendees will learn about upcoming CDC screening guidelines and discuss effective approaches and interventions when working with refugees to maintain good health, and they will also have the opportunity to develop a network of colleagues who will be able to work together to address the particular needs of this population. Visit z.umn.edu/RefugeeWomensHealth for more information.

04/18/2018

Don’t miss the Lewis W. Wannamaker Memorial Lecture at this year’s Topics and Advances in Pediatrics conference, Communicating Science to the Public: The Vaccine-Autism Controversy, by Dr. Paul A. Offit! Topics and Advances in Pediatrics is presented by the UMN Dept. of Pediatrics and the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital. Learn more at z.umn.edu/TopicsPeds

03/30/2018

Early registration rates for Topics and Advances in Pediatrics extended through April 10th! Join us to learn the latest on the key pediatric issues that practitioners face today; register at z.umn.edu/TopicsPeds

01/30/2018

Join our team as an Education Coordinator! Learn more and apply at z.umn.edu/CPDCoordinator

The connection between sleep and mental health 12/06/2017

Primary care providers! Interested in learning more about insomnia? Listen to Dr. Michael Howell here on MPR & then join us March 24th @ Annual Updates in Neurosciences for Primary Care: http://bit.ly/2A29hCG

The connection between sleep and mental health Those who suffer from insomnia might consider talking to a mental health professional, and those with anxiety should evaluate how well they're sleeping.

University of Minnesota Health celebrates its 900th heart transplant 12/04/2017

Start your week on a positive note and check out the powerful story of Emson, recent heart transplant recipient at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. Also keep an eye out for our very own ECMO Symposium course director, Dr. Ranjit John. So proud to be part of this life changing work!

University of Minnesota Health celebrates its 900th heart transplant

11/01/2017

Don't miss this year's Emerging Infections conference, featuring a keynote from Dr. Amanda Cohn of the CDC - Pertussis, Mumps, and Meningococcus Outbreaks: What Is Happening and How Can We Respond? Register and find more information here: http://bit.ly/2fuZPLy

Photos from Floating Doctors's post 10/11/2017

Great article on the important work done by Floating Doctors! Want to get involved and earn CME credit? Join Dr. LaBrot and Dr. McCormick for Medical Mission Overview: An Orientation to International Aide Work, March 11-17, 2018 in Bocas del Toro, Panama: http://bit.ly/2yZSHOR. This unique activity includes hands-on training in remote clinics with Floating Doctors along with discussions designed to develop and improve tropical medicine competence and medical mission performance.

Timeline photos 10/10/2017

Read about Dr. Lim's cutting edge research here, and then join us October 26-27th to hear from him and others fighting addiction at Psychiatry Review 2017: The Complex Puzzle of Addiction, Neuroscience Frontiers: http://bit.ly/2fE8afH

Professor of Psychiatry Kelvin Lim is driven to predict which people recovering from addiction are most likely to relapse. Read the full story here: http://ow.ly/WwZe30fKMZ3

The Workforce's Hidden Addicts 10/03/2017

Dr. Charles Reznikoff speaks on the opioid addiction epidemic in MN: http://bit.ly/2fEou0d. Learn more from Dr. Reznikoff and other leaders in the field @ Psychiatry Review 2017, where attendees will be equipped with a guide to the diagnosis, epidemiology, risks, and management of substance use disorders and other psychiatric disorders that commonly co-occur with substance use disorders. Learn more and register here: https://buff.ly/2g4VQpD.

The Workforce's Hidden Addicts The nationwide opioid addiction epidemic is seeping into the workplace but hard to detect and deal with. Meanwhile, its potential impact on the labor force is staggering.

Former CDC chief launches $225 million global health initiative 09/18/2017

This year's measles outbreak in the Twin Cities demonstrated how important it is to have the right tools in place to battle infectious diseases. Great initiative by the former CDC chief! To learn more about the fight against epidemics, including a talk by Dr. Amanda Cohn of the CDC, join us November 17th for the Emerging Infections in Clinical Practice and Public Health conference: http://bit.ly/2fuZPLy

Former CDC chief launches $225 million global health initiative Tom Frieden, with backing from Gates, Bloomberg and Chan Zuckerberg, will focus on preventing cardiovascular disease and fighting epidemics.

Twin Cities Sports Medicine Conference - Marathon Weekend 09/15/2017

Join us to learn the latest treatment updates for commonly diagnosed sports medicine issues with a focus on return to play issues! To learn more and to register, visit z.umn.edu/tcsportsmed.

Twin Cities Sports Medicine Conference - Marathon Weekend The Twin Cities Sports Medicine Conference is a dynamic conference providing health care professionals with the latest treatment updates for commonly diagnosed sports medicine issues, focusing on return to play issues. This one-day interactive conference will equip healthcare providers with practica...

Find A Job 05/22/2017

Are you detail-oriented with a passion for event planning? Do you want to equip physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals with the latest knowledge to help improve patient care? If so, we want to talk to you about becoming our next Education Coordinator! To learn more about joining the Office of Continuing Professional Development, please visit http://bit.ly/2klutIy and search Job ID "317150."

Find A Job The University of Minnesota is a world-class public research university dedicated to meeting the challenges of the future with a diverse and global workforce. We have jobs in teaching, research,…

Timeline photos 02/14/2017

Happy Valentine's Day! We're head over heels - for hearts. Love cardiology too? Join us in April: http://buff.ly/2ksMNkH

Timeline photos 02/14/2017

Happy Valentine's Day! We're head over heels - for hearts.

Timeline photos 02/09/2017

February is American Heart Month & Valentine's Day is approaching. Do your part to mend broken hearts: http://buff.ly/2kIxSkV

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