For Health Professionals  

Banner Health recognizes the importance of continuing education for health care professionals. As an organization dedicated to innovation, we are proud to hold academic conferences across our facilities. Check out this upcoming event!

Pick Your Poison: Current Trends in Toxicology

Join Banner Poison and Drug Information Center for a one- and-a-half-day overview of current research and practices in medical toxicology.

  • Identify general management principles for emergency management and supportive care including decontamination, enhancement of elimination, and antidotes.
  • Identify toxicity, symptoms, and treatment of natural poisons including bites, stings, and envenomations.
  • Identify the toxicity, symptoms, and treatment of toxic alcohol exposures.
  • Identify the toxicity, symptoms, treatment, and laboratory testing for novel drugs of abuse, anticonvulsants, anticoagulants, analgesics, and sedatives-including dangerous pediatric ingestions.

Who Should Attend
Physicians, Pharmacists/NP/PA, Registered Nurses/CSPI/PIP, EMS Providers, Residents, fellows and students.

Approved credits offered to physicians, nurses, pharmacists and paramedics.

When: April 10-11, 2015

Where: Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center, 7700 E. McCormick Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Register Online:

Information: Call (602) 839-2510

Learn more in our printable conference brochure

 Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery (MIGS)

Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix and the University of Arizona - College of Medicine, Phoenix are proud to offer their first hands-on conference in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery.

When: April 11-13, 2015

Where: Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort & Spa, Phoenix, Arizona. 

Experience a fresh approach to minimally invasive gynecologic education with an emphasis on evidence-based protocols and the most current state-of-the-art innovations in the operating room. Topics will include surgical anatomy, prevention of surgical complications, simulation medicine, a practical approach to teaching vaginal hysterectomy, choice of hysterectomy route, discussion of open power morcellation, management of pelvic floor relaxation and stress urinary incontinence. There will also be an opportunity to practice laparoscopic suturing, sling placement and to perform a simulated TVH on the Hopkins low-fidelity model.

Who should attend?
MIGS Surgeons / MIGS Fellows / Practicing OB/Gyn Physicians / Nurse Practitioners and PAs / OB/Gyn Nurses / OB/Gyn Residents and Medical Students

To register, please call: (602) 230-2273 (CARE)

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