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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"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 The Fetus and Newborn Conference

Sep 28 - Oct 1

We invite you and your colleagues to join us virtually from anywhere for this exceptional educational opportunity via live webcast!

Highlights & Benefits

The 32nd annual The Fetus & Newborn: Improving Outcomes in Perinatal and Neonatal Care conference will bring together clinical and research experts from across the country. Our stellar faculty will provide answers, guidance and new perspectives. Perinatal/neonatal medicine is truly a combination of art and science as we work towards best possible outcomes for these fragile patients and their families -- the ultimate goal of what we do.

Conference Objectives

This conference will enable neonatal clinicians to:

  • Examine advances in the diagnosis and treatment of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, NEC, neonatal HSV and congenital CMV, and hypoglycemia.
  • Describe neuroprotective strategies and the multiple factors that may influence neurodevelopmental outcomes.
  • Evaluate ongoing challenges in the care of critically ill infants, including oxygen use parameters, blood pressure management and PDA treatment.
  • Identify medical-legal and ethical issues inherent in the care of critically ill newborns.
  • Gain insight into how teamwork and collaboration affect quality of care in the NICU.

2016 Women’s Health and OB/GYN Nursing Conference

Oct 12 - Oct 15

We invite you and your colleagues to join us virtually from anywhere for this exceptional educational opportunity via live webcast!

Highlights & Benefits

In its 31st year, the Women’s Health and OB/GYN Nursing conference will offer a comprehensive program addressing multiple issues in women’s health care. NPs, CNMs, RNs, and PAs will have the opportunity to enhance their clinical knowledge and skills by engaging with expert faculty and enjoying networking with colleagues via the online chat while learning current and evidence-based approaches to women’s care in the primary care setting.

Conference Objectives

  • Evaluate the approaches to management of women’s health concerns including dermatology, obesity, cancer, contraception and infertility.
  • Recognize management strategies for significant pregnancy issues involving thrombophilias, ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage.
  • Identify the effects of stress, sexual issues, and intimate partner violence in a woman’s well-being.
  • Determine how telephone triage techniques and quality management support and improve the primary care practice.


2016 - Hot Topics in Primary Care

Total CE Credits:

21.50 - Physician
21.50 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
21.50 - CA RN/CA BRN
6.50 - Pharmacology

Designed for NPs, MDs, PAs, and RNs, this online 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.

Program Manager: Adriana LeBer, MAOM

The Program Manager has nothing to disclose

2016 - Psychiatric Nursing

Total CE Credits:
61.25 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
61.25 - CA RN/CA BRN
18.25 - Pharmacology

Review evidence-based information and fine-tune assessment and patient-care skills with the online Psychiatric Nursing conference. Learn clinical pearls that will help you provide recovery-oriented treatment for those in your care. A faculty of experts in psychiatric nursing will challenge you with emerging evidence, problem-solve clinical issues, and provide new insights for day-to-day practice.

Program Manager: Jeannine Strunk, BSN, RN, Senior Program Manager
Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose.

2016 - Contraceptive Technology Boston

Total CE Credits:
76.00 - Physician
76.00 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs)
76.00 - CA RN/CA BRN
19.50 - Pharmacology

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


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, 2016 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.

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