Medical Knowledge FIESTA 2016: A Competent Physician, Key to a Healthy Nation

September 13, 2016 to September 16, 2016

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 hetty.laing@gmail.com

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

Accreditation Statement:

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)

Target Audience

This program is suitable for general practitioners, specialists, consultants, medical students, postgraduate residents, and all medical professionals in Ghana and the sub-region.

Learning Objectives

To improve the competencies of Ghanaian doctors, 6 main domains to be considered:

  1. Patient care
  2. Medical Knowledge
  3. Professionalism
  4. Systems-based Practice
  5. Practice-based learning
  6. Interprofesional and communication skills
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Linda Caples
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-4900
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.00 AAFP
    AAFP credit.
  • 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 22.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
09/01/2016
Course expires: 
12/31/2016
Event starts: 
09/13/2016 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/16/2016 - 12:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons
54 Independence Ave
Ridge, Accra
Ghana

Course Directors:

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

Ernest Yorke,MD
Consultant Physician/Endocrinologist
University of Ghana School of Medicine & Dentistry
Fellow, West African College of Physicians

Henry Lawson, MD
Lecturer
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.

Available Credit

  • 10.00 AAFP
    AAFP credit.
  • 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 22.25 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/01/2016
Course expires: 
12/31/2016

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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