UAB Talks & Conferences, Week of July 1, 2015


Nursing Training - End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium Training, July 16-17

As part of the educational mission of the Center for Palliative and Supportive Care, the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) curriculum is offered through the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care. The curriculum is designed to advance end-of-life nursing care, but can be beneficial to other disciplines as well, such as social workers and chaplains. The next ELNEC training course will be heldJuly 16-17, 2015 at Margaret Cameron Spain Auditorium at UAB. Registration is $40 for UAB nurses and $125 for non-UAB nurses. CE credits include 12.4 contact hours ABN, 10.33 contact hours ASNA/ANCC. Fee includes continental breakfast and lunch, contact hours and materials. For more information about this course, please contact Jackie Palmore or 205.975.0826.

Apply Now to the UAB SOPH's 5-day short course, "Strengthening Causal Inference in Behavioral Obesity Research"

Drs David Allison & Kevin Fontaine invite you to join them at their five day short course on “Strengthening Causal Inference in Behavioral Obesity Research” at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Mon 7/20/2015 - Fri 7/24/2015. Identifying causal relations among variables is fundamental to science. The nine course modules are designed to provide rigorous exposure to the key fundamental principles underlying a broad array of techniques. In addition, through guided discussion using real examples in obesity research, the participant will gain experience in applying the principles and techniques. 


CCTS offers specialized programs and training opportunities

The UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is here to sharpen your science by helping to facilitate all of the processes that make-up research and innovation. As needs arise for a program, resource, collaboration, or conversion - They create solutions to help meet them. Your science should be inspiring. Contact them today to see how they can help.

 CTS Training Program
8 am – 10 am
Every Wednesday
   Biostatistics Drop-In Clinic
10 am - 2 pm
Every Monday 
Edge of Chaos
11:30 am – 1 pm

Every Wednesday
   CCTS - CTO Research Seminar Series
12 pm – 1 pm
Every first and third Thursday
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Every month, second Thursday 
    Professional Skills Development Series
11 am – 12 pm
Every month, second Thursday

Children's of Alabama Grand Rounds

The Continuing Medical Education program at Children's of Alabama provides educational opportunities for pediatric providers and specialists throughout the southeast.  Their goal is to offer practical and dynamic CME courses on a variety of pediatric health care topics.  As the primary pediatric teaching affiliate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical School, they have more than 200 specialists conducting research and clinical trials on the cutting edge of medicine.  Grand Rounds are held each Thursday at 12 noon in the Bradley Lecture Center, 4th Floor of the Children's Center for Research & Innovation.

UAB's prison lecture series
Get Involved! Volunteers willing to speak on any subject that would appeal to a general audience — from Expressionist art and medieval pilgrimage to advances in robotics and Antarctic biology — are encouraged to contribute to UAB's prison lecture series.

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