Title:UpcomingEffectiveness in Medicine CME Program – September 2020
Dates:September 9, 2020 8:00 am - September 11, 2020 5:00 pm
Location:Sarasota, Florida

Practice Medicine Effectively 

CME4Life’s Effectiveness in Medicine CME conference adapts the concepts of Strictly Business: Dale Carnegie Immersion Seminar to the healthcare setting you work in. John Bielinski, Jr., PA-C will co-present this time-tested material with a focus on preventing healthcare burnout, increasing patient satisfaction and decreasing medical malpractice claims.

This is a 3-day immersion CME conference designed to provide physician assistants and other advanced practice providers with new strategies and tools for effective practice. The Effectiveness in Medicine program will enhance your communication skills with the patients, colleagues and leaders you work with. It will also provide ways to identify stress in the workplace and strategies to manage it, in order to recognize and mitigate burnout in medicine. 

Change Your Life

The Dale Carnegie experience, tailored to healthcare providers, will help you discover your untapped potential while decreasing work-related anxiety. You will leave this CME conference a more competent physician assistant, a more effective parent and partner, and a more confident individual. Effectiveness in Medicine is focused on your personal and professional growth. This one-of-a-kind CME experience is an opportunity to reflect on your individual experience as a physician assistant and where you want to go from here within your career and your life. 

CME Conference Objectives

Day 1

  • Demonstrate techniques for connecting with patients and healthcare team members. 
  • Identify strengths and opportunities for personal development as a leader. 
  • Elicit patient and healthcare team members’ perspectives by focusing on them as individuals. 
  • Learn to negotiate and collaborate with others in your practice setting. 
  • Describe the evidence for utilizing the Enhanced Relationship Principles approach to encounters with patients and healthcare team members. 
  • Incorporate skills to treat patients more professionally and effectively. 
  • Discuss clarity and conciseness, two essential communication skills for advanced practice providers.

Day 2

  • Apply persuasive communication skills clearly and concisely to promote actionable steps among your healthcare team members and patients. 
  • Describe the importance of fundamental provider to provider and provider to patient communication. 
  • Use communication skills to enhance both collaboration in the workplace and patient experience. 
  • Demonstrate various communication styles to effectively energize and engage your healthcare team members and patients. 
  • Develop strategies to effectively manage conflict and resistance to change. 
  • Implement mindfulness concepts and principles to reduce stress, increase satisfaction and improve connection with patients and healthcare team members. 
  • Consider more effective ways to prepare for and address challenges in the ever-changing healthcare environment. 
  • Recognize the impact negative stress has on performance. 
  • Commit concepts and principles designed to reduce stress and reduce the risk of healthcare burnout.

Day 3

  • Incorporate coaching skills in your practice setting to improve team performance. 
  • Demonstrate how to ask for a patient’s cooperation rather than compliance. 
  • Develop skills in giving and receiving feedback. 
  • Implement coaching skills which promote shared decision making and thereby improving performance. 
  • Discuss your patients’ and team members’ ideas, communicate your own ideas, and effectively manage disagreements. 
  • Formulate and implement initiatives to effectively manage change and opportunities.

Reserve Your Seat

If you’re ready to practice more effectively and communicate more clearly – without the weight of healthcare burnout – reserve your seat for Effectiveness in Medicine. Register before July 11, 2020 to take advantage of early bird savings!

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Event Status: Upcoming

Program Objectives:

  • Treat patients professionally & effectively
  • Increase patient satisfaction
  • Decrease medical malpractice claims
  • Enhance communication skills
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Collaborate with team members
  • Prevent healthcare burnout
Program Schedule:
  • Registration: 7:15 am to 8:00 am
  • Conference: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm


Effectiveness in Medicine CME Program – September 2020This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 24.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

This activity was planned in accordance with AAPA CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.


100 Marina View Drive
United States

Views of beautiful Sarasota Bay greet guests, along with a beautiful rooftop pool, high-end fitness center and rejuvenating spa. Nearby, you’ll find white-sand beaches, critically-acclaimed restaurants, and museums and galleries.

Presented By


  • Effectiveness in Medicine CME Program – September 2020
    John Bielinski, Jr. PA-C (Learn More)
    John Bielinski MS PA-C, earned a master’s degree in family and emergency medicine from A.T. Still University. Since beginning his career, John has remained committed to serving medical professionals and his community through direct care and education. John has held multiple teaching positions in the emergency department and other various medical settings. However, it was John’s experience overseeing a rural emergency department for fifteen years that really encouraged him to pursue his passion for education. John has since developed a widely acclaimed national lecture series. John leverages his field experiences, developing lectures that focus on emergency medicine and patient-centered care. John is passionate about improving the overall quality of medical care by delivering superior education and training to medical providers.

Fee Structure

Early Bird Discount* – $1,795
Regular Price – $1,995

*Early bird discount is only valid until 7-11-2020.


Come join us for a unique and one of a kind conference experience! We have negotiated significantly reduced rates for our guests! To arrange your stay, please use the below “Reservation Link.” The special room rate will be available until August 25, 2020, or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.

Reservation Link: Book your group rate for Effectiveness In Medicine


Details Price Qty
General Admissionshow details + $1,995.00 (USD)  
PA and NP Admissionshow details + $1,495.00 (USD)  
Student Admissionshow details + $1,095.00 (USD)  

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Disclaimer: CME4Life reserves the right to cancel any conference within 6 weeks of conference date. Registrants will receive a full refund within 7 business days. CME4Life is not responsible for charges associated with canceled flight or hotel rooms.

Cancellation Policy: Although it is rarely necessary, CME4Life reserves the right to modify speakers and subject matter. CME4Life assumes no liability beyond the refund of the seminar registration fee. In the unlikely event that CME4Life postpones or cancels this conference due to circumstances beyond our control, you will be provided with a refund for the registration fee or you can opt to transfer to another of our live events.