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What To Look For In Terms of Imaging for Your Training Event

Posted by Kaylee Manigat on Apr 5, 2018 2:17:45 PM

How would you like to hold a training course in a facility with a certified X-ray tech and a state of the art C-arm? It’s important to have a certified and trained technologist in with you during your labs so that they can provide the best quality imaging for your needs. Being attached to an award winning hospital allows us to fulfill all of your imaging needs from C-arm imaging, CT’s, MRI’s and X-ray. It is also important to consider the safety of your attendees, which is why wearing full wrap around lead is necessary and is provided for you.

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Topics: Medical Conference, Medical Training

What You Need to Know about OSAS

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on Nov 22, 2017 8:52:29 AM

Our Chief Medical Officer, Scott Magnuson, MD invites you to participate in our fifth annual OSAS Surgery International Course from February 25-27, 2018 at the Florida Hospital Nicholson Center. Dr. Magnuson will by joined by his esteemed, international, co-course directors, Filippo Montevecchi, MD (Italy), Julia Crawford, MD (Australia), and Claudio Vicini, MD (Italy). This course was created to show-case the up-to-date surgical procedures available to treat those who cannot tolerate non-surgical treatment options.

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Topics: OSAS, Sleep Apnea, Treatment Options for OSA, Medical Training, Medical Conference, Didactic

ROBOTIC ABDOMINAL WALL SURGERY COURSE

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on Nov 7, 2017 12:34:05 PM

From November 30th-December 1st in Celebration, Florida, we are hosting our Robotic Abdominal Wall Surgery Course. With a strong practical focus, our course will include anatomical, clinical and surgical oriented lectures which will be practiced in the lab with hands-on anatomical dissections. The face-to-face relationships built during this course between the faculty and participants allows for physicians to continue to improve their abilities to treat abdominal wall hernias and better address diagnosis for patients once they have left our bioskills training lab.

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Topics: Medical Conference, Robotic Surgery, Abdominal Wall Surgery, Symposia

NASS: What you Need to Know

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on Oct 26, 2017 1:07:11 PM

With thousands of the world’s top surgeons, physiatrists, neurologists and other spine care specialists gathering in Orlando this week, for the 2017 North American Spine Society’s (NASS) largest event of the year we are anticipating countless breakthroughs in this rapidly evolving specialty. This meeting marks the 32nd year of NASS’ annual meeting and is expected to be the largest of its kind.

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Topics: Medical Conference, Healthcare technology, Medical Innovation, Medical News

How to Make Your Medical Training Event Over the Top

Posted by Lilly Graziani on Jul 12, 2017 3:03:33 PM

You only get one chance to make a first impression. Do you hope to "wow" the person you are meeting? Why not consider the same experience for hosting a medical training event? Enter the conversation of how to take your training event above and beyond the call of duty. Hopefully you will have selected a training facility that offers top of the line service. A dedicated audio/visual team, onsite concierge, expert lab staff, and a world class facility are just some of the ways to do that. Now, let's learn how to translate that into your already packed agenda.

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Topics: Continued Medical Education Event Planning, Medical Conference, Meeting Planning, Medical Training

Handling the Daily Stresses of Meeting Planning

Posted by Lilly Graziani on Jul 5, 2017 3:10:31 PM

Did you know that men and women actually stress differently? Men tend to put a higher emphasis on achievement and success, and women tend to put a higher emphasis on relationships. Now think about the role you currently have, and how your stress impacts your personal and professional life.

As a meeting planner, you are the reason the conference is either successful or a failure. Meeting planning holds a lot of pressure. But fear not! We have several tips to help ease the stress you experience every day.

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Topics: Continued Medical Education Event Planning, Meeting Planning, Medical Conference

How to Improve your Focus at a Conference

Posted by Lilly Graziani on May 2, 2017 11:00:19 AM

Do you find yourself zoning out while attending an industry-specific conference? There are quite a few reasons as to why this is happening. Author of The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg states that we as human beings live our life in a series of habits. When traveling for a conference, we disrupt our normal routine which in turn makes it more challenging to focus.

Fear not! Below are some health tips you can use to help retain and gain as much knowledge as possible while at your next conference.

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Topics: Medical Conference, Audience Engagement

FAQ: MEETING PLANNING MASTERMIND 2017

Posted by Kendall Beaumont on Apr 11, 2017 9:00:00 AM

We are excited to partner with Meeting Planning MasterMind and Experience Kissimmee to provide meeting planners with a special opportunity. From July 12-13, 2017, in the beautiful Orlando, Florida area, we will be hosting a forum that allows Meeting Planners to train and learn more about how to plan a medical event.

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Topics: Meeting Planning, Medical Conference, Continued Medical Education Event Planning

How to Network at Medical Conferences

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on Mar 20, 2017 2:08:54 PM

Networking is an essential part of any career. While it may seem like the medical field is one of the last industries to rely on networking, it can actually lead to valuable opportunities down the line. Making connections and building lasting, mutually beneficial relationships can help you to discover career opportunities and find out more about your specific field.

Medical conferences and CME events are one the best opportunities for connecting with others in your field. Below are some tips and best practices to help you successfully network at the next conference you attend.  Remember people do business with people they know, like and trust.

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Topics: networking, Medical Conference

Public Speaking: Leaving an Impression on Your Audience

Posted by Kendall Beaumont on Mar 8, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Preparing your presentation or poster for a medical conference is the first step, but ensuring the audience remembers the content of your topic is much more difficult. You’ve put a lot of time and energy into your session, but an unresponsive audience could cut down on the perceived value of your research. Below are some tips to help listeners leave your session with a lasting impression.

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Topics: Medical Conference, Presenting, Meeting Planning

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