Medical Knowledge FIESTA 2016: A Competent Physician, Key to a Healthy Nation
The Medical Knowledge Fiesta conference seeks to promote evidence based medical practice in Ghana and provides a platform for continuous education and knowledge sharing between international health professional and their counterparts in Ghana.
Plenary sections will be devoted to talks and discussions on the need for physicians to be comptent in the 6 ACGME domains. Subspecialty breakout sections will be devoted to updtates or hot topics in the various specialties with the first day of the conference devoted to workshops and skills training.
Registration for this meeting is done directly with the Ghana College of Physicians & Surgeons using this link https://gcps.edu.gh/?p=4818 or contact Hetty at the College Secretariat at 0302 238650, 0302 238703 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CME Collaborators include: The Medical College of Wisconsin Office of Continuing & Professional Education, the Ghana College of Physicians & Surgeons, the Ghana Physicians & Surgeons Foundation of North America, Africa Partners Medical and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Palmetto Health CME Organzation .
Ghana CPD points awarded through the Ghana Medical & Dental Council
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Ghana College of Physicians & Surgeons. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Exhibitors: AstraZeneca, Hoffman La-Roche, GlaxoSmithKline, Medlab Ghana Limited & Tex Styles Ghana Limited (GTP)
This program is suitable for general practitioners, specialists, consultants, medical students, postgraduate residents, and all medical professionals in Ghana and the sub-region.
To improve the competencies of Ghanaian doctors, 6 main domains to be considered:
- Patient care
- Medical Knowledge
- Systems-based Practice
- Practice-based learning
- Interprofesional and communication skills
Professor Jacob Plange-Rhule, MD
Rector - Ghana College of Physicians & Surgeons
Elijah Paintsil, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases), Pharmacology, Public Health & Management
Acting Chief, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program
Yale School of MEdicine
Micheal Opong-Kusi, MBA,DO, FAAP
Hosptialist, Hilcrest Medical Systems, Tulsa, OK
University of Ghana School of Medicine & Dentistry
Fellow, West African College of Physicians
Henry Lawson, MD
University of Ghana School of Medicine
No one in control of content has any relevent financial relationships to disclose. Detailed disclosure infomration available at the meeting.
- 10.00 AAFPAAFP credit.
- 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 22.25 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.