Our emphasis on offering state-of-the-art clinical information, in formats most conducive to learning, assures you of an optimal continuing education experience. At Contemporary Forums, we want to be your choice for accredited continuing education and professional development.
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Customers Say

"This was my first educational webcast and I thoroughly enjoyed it. This technology allowed our entire nursing faculty to participate. (There's only 4 of us, but with tight schedules, this was perfect!)"

Rachel Finn, RN, BSN, MSN, Webcast Participant


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Upcoming Events

2016 Hot Topics in Primary Care

Jun 26 - Jun 29

Attend the 7th annual Hot Topics in Primary Care conference virtually! Designed for NPs, MDs, PAs, and RNs, this conference addresses daily challenges faced by practitioners in primary care settings, including health promotion and disease prevention, effective use of diagnostic tests and evidence-based medical interventions, and interprofessional management of chronic disease. Join your colleagues via the live webcast in thought-provoking discussions throughout this conference.

Highlights of the live conference webcast include:

  • An energetic Preconference, “Diabetes Bootcamp for Primary Care Providers,” will provide tips from the experts on the challenges and management of this chronic disease, and will include discussions on appropriate glycemic control, insulin and non-insulin therapy management, and the use of monitoring technology.
  • A comprehensive approach to primary care, including discussions on obesity, gastrointestinal problems, kidney and liver disease, asthma, arthritis, pharmacology, sleep disorders and others.
  • “Hot Topics” you deal with in your everyday practice, addressed in a variety of teaching styles including didactic sessions, faculty panels, Concurrent Sessions, and interactive case study discussions.

Conference Objectives

  • Discuss diagnostic and management options for a variety of common conditions seen in the primary care office or clinic setting, including GI complaints, depression, diabetes, cardiorespiratory problems, urological challenges, obesity and others.
  • Identify the top ten new medications for use in primary care.
  • Focus on current approaches for treating liver disease, arthritis and anemia.
  • Explore new and emerging infectious diseases and their impact on healthcare management.
  • Synthesize and apply new knowledge through interprofessional case-based discussion of selected clinical challenges.


2016 - Contraceptive Technology Boston

The changing medical and policy climates continue to challenge reproductive health care providers, as we work at keeping our focus on providing high quality, evidence-based care for our patients. The 2016 online conference features current research as well as recent and future developments in contraceptive technology. You’ll learn how to develop strategies for approaching a variety of contraceptive management challenges, including adolescent issues, IUD complications, bleeding problems, and chronic medical conditions. Our outstanding faculty also addresses a variety of gynecologic conditions in women - vulvar disease, recurrent vaginitis and heavy menstrual bleeding. You’ll learn screening techniques along with clinical management of common and complex challenges in women's health and primary care, including STDs, obesity, sexual pharmacology, vulvar dermatology, depression and other current topics.

Program Manager:

Donna Brian PhD, CRNP
Contemporary Forums

Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose

2016 - Neonatal Pharmacology

This online conference offers cutting edge information from leading clinicians and researchers in neonatology focusing on an interdisciplinary team approach to the pharmacologic treatment of critically ill newborns.You will learn from these experts how to integrate best practices into your unit for a broad range of neonatal drugs, as well as managing care in the light of drug shortages. A faculty of experts in neonatal pharmacology who will challenge you with emerging evidence, problem-solve clinical issues, and provide new insights for day-to-day practice.

Senior Program Manager: Jeannine Strunk, BSN, RN

Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose

2016 - Health Care for Women Over 40

The latest research will be translated into clinical pearls and evidence-based approaches for assessing and managing a variety of issues related to perimenopause, menopause and aging will be explored in sessions from this online conference.

Program Manager: Adriana LeBer, MAOM
Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose


Contemporary Forums is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Nursing Continuing Education


Contemporary Forums is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

California Board of Registered Nursing

Contemporary Forums is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #04516.
Pharmacology credit for prescriptive authority is awarded for many of the online sessions. The amount of pharmacology credit for nurse practitioners to utilize is listed under the title of those sessions, designated with a Rx. Participants are responsible for documenting and reporting pharmacology hours earned.

Physician Continuing Education


Contemporary Forums is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Certified Nurse-Midwives/Physician Assistants

The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) and American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) credit, provided the content is relevant. Certified Nurse-Midwives and Physician Assistants may report up to the listed hours of credit. CNMs and PAs should utilize the topics with ACCME/Physician credit to receive applicable credit.

Pharmacist Continuing Education

Contemporary Forums is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE credit for Pharmacists is available for the 2015 Neonatal Pharmacology and 2015 The Fetus & Newborn conference sessions only. The record of your participation in the CE Activities will be uploaded to the CPE Monitor under your NABP e-profile.

Physical Therapists

The Physical Therapy Board of California recognizes Contemporary Forums as an Approval Agency to approve providers of Continuing Competency Courses in California. California PT credit is only available for the 2014 Brain Injuries conference enduring materials.

Other Health Care Professionals

Other health care professionals should contact their certifying board, organization or agency for questions regarding acceptance of ANCC or ACCME credit or to inquire about making individual application for credit.

Attend a Conference

Attend one of our national conferences in your specialty

When you attend a Contemporary Forums conference, you’ll hear from industry experts, gain critical knowledge in your specialty, and earn your CE credits, all while networking with colleagues from around the country. We host our continuing education conferences at top destination locations around the US. Since our inception in 1982, more than 300,000 healthcare professionals have attended our national conferences and readily attest to the quality, attention to detail and professional enrichment our programs provide.

Register for a live, on-site, conference with Contemporary Forums, and see first-hand the professional enrichment our conferences provide.

Please click here for more information about our live conferences, including the conference schedule.