IPCE Upcoming Activities

Monday, February 4, 2019 - Friday, February 4, 2022

The Minnesota legislature authorized the Opioid Prescribing Improvement Program in 2015, which in turn called for the formation of a group of experts to recommend statewide prescribing guidelines.  On March 30, 2018, Minnesota Opioid Prescribing Guidelines, First Edition was distributed by the Minnesota Departments of Human Services and Health. This educational activity is a collaboration of the University of Minnesota and the Department of Human Services to provide physicians, nurses and pharmacists with an overview of the six essential guidelines, supplemental tools for assessment and pain management, as well as a series of case-based questions to examine opioid prescription and pain management.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019 to Friday, September 6, 2019

The Annual Lillehei Symposium strives to bring the newest and most innovative treatments, research, and interventions to clinicians interested in the care of patients with cardiovascular disease.  Over the course of 2 days, presenters address varied sources of cardiac dysfunction that limit the quality and quantity of people’s lives.  At the end of the conference, participants have the opportunity to take new and creative ideas back to their individual practice areas. Click here for more information.


Thursday, October 3, 2019 to Friday, October 4, 2019


This one day conference is filled with hands-on workshops, engaging talks, case discussions, question-and-answer periods, and panel presentations aimed at providing the latest treatment updates and practical solutions for commonly diagnosed sports medicine issues. This year, local and nationally recognized expert presenters will focus on hip pathology, primary care updates, and multiligament knee injuries, culminating with a panel of professional athlete team sports medicine physicians.  Optional pre-conference sessions go in-depth with hands-on musculoskeletal ultrasound and physical therapy movement patterns.

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Learn how to provide the best care for your patients at the fifth annual ECMO Symposium: Advanced Management of the Failing Lung or Heart! This conference, hosted by ECMO experts at University of Minnesota Health, will help you improve, identify and care for patients who have advanced heart or lung failure.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019 to Friday, October 18, 2019

Join us for Psychiatry Review - Navigating the Complexities of Trauma: Meeting the Needs of Patients and Providers! This conference will include talks on personality disorders, diversity and inclusion, opioids and cannabis, and provider well-being.

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Friday, October 18, 2019 to Saturday, October 19, 2019

This two-day course has been designed to provide enhanced knowledge and skills in the area of dermatology for practicing family physicians and primary care providers. Primary care providers need information on the diagnosis and management of common skin disorders, exposure to the features of serious skin diseases, and an appreciation of a larger scope of clinical presentations of skin cancer. Presentations, focusing on the most common skin disorders seen in primary care, will provide physicians valuable information on diagnosis and treatment of many dermatologic conditions. Registrants will have the opportunity to engage in conversation with the experts and will have an opportunity to participate in a hands-on skills workshop performing common skin procedures using pigs’ feet. 

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Emerging and re-emerging infections continue to challenge clinicians, infection control practitioners and public health officials alike. This continuing education conference, in its 25th year, provides a forum for authoritative presentations and discussions on the epidemiology, prevention, and control of diseases. 

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Thursday, March 19, 2020 to Friday, March 20, 2020
Friday, April 10, 2020

This annual, full day, interactive conference provides a focused update on cardiac arrhthmia care for your patients. Cardiac arrhythmias may indicate serious heart disease, an increased susceptibility to stroke, or sudden cardiac death. On the other hand, many arrhythmias are relatively innocent. In any case, many arrhythmias are amenable to excellent treatment outcomes when physicians and nurses are well informed. Update your knowledge through presentations by experts in Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology, panel-led wuestion-and-anser sessions and lively case discussions using interactive technology.

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