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Oct 19 - 20, 2019 | Contact H 17.50 | USD $650 | Little Rock, Arkansas
PWR! Therapist Training and Certification Workshop is organized by Parkinson Wellness Recovery (PWR) and will be held from Oct 19 - 20, 2019 at UAMS - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America. Eligible Participants: Physical and Occupational Therapists, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, PT, DPT, PTA, OT, OTA students Accreditation: Approved for 17.5 Contact Hours in New Mexico Course Description: Recent advances in basic and clinical science research suggest exercise and learning approaches may protect, repair, and optimize function in persons with Parkinson disease (PD).1-12 To be effective, proactive rehabilitation paradigms are needed that deliver ongoing programming for life, starting at diagnosis, and that are guided by the essential principles of learning and neuroplasticity.12 Participants will be introducedto a comprehensive research-based framework called Exercise4BrainChange® to guide clinicians in how to implement essential principles of learning and neuroplasticity identified in the literature to real world practice. Techniques will be described that advocate forced use, progressive difficulty, reinforcement, active engagement, empowerment, attention to action, sensory awareness training, and neural readiness (e.g., aerobic conditioning, mental imagery). Each of these principles is rooted in research in exercise science, motor control, and motor learning. This framework will be integrated with an understanding of the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease for greater specificity of training. Objectives and Goals: • Discuss recent advances in Parkinson disease etiology, pathophysiology, and diagnostic criteria. • Recognize motor and non-motor symptoms and how they interfere with function and present barriers to participation. • Summarize recent advances in basic and clinical neuroscience that have brought exercise (aerobics and skill acquisition) to the forefront in PD as it relates to optimal brain function and skill acquisition. • Explain the significance of targeting the training of amplitude into function (PWR!Moves®) as the foundation for a comprehensive PD-specific program. • Perform the Basic 4 | PWR!Moves® in 5 positions: prone, supine, all 4’s, sitting, standing, and explain how they target foundational skills that become impaired in people with PD and how that interferes with function. • Vary the goal of how the Basic 4 | PWR!Moves® are instructed and explain how that may differentially target multiple symptoms of PD (e.g., rigidity, bradykinesia, incoordination, automaticity). • Describe how working on each of the Basic 4 | PWR!Moves® provides a PD-specific approach to targeting general fitness problems related to flexibility, strength, coordination, balance, and posture. • Demonstrate how PWR! Boosts can be a stand-alone program or integrated into PWR!Moves® exercises and discuss why they are important for PWP. • Demonstrate effective use of modeling, mental imagery, attentional focus, external cues, instruction, and reward-based and task-specific feedback to achieve optimal engagement for optimal performance and learning. • Explain the significance of implementing PWR!Moves® as a foundation for PD-specific exercise across settings (therapy and community) that can be a stand-alone program, or that can be integrated into task-specific training or other research-based community exercise programming (e.g., treadmill, cycling, pole walking, yoga, boxing, dance, Tai Chi). • Develop a comprehensive treatment plan for individuals with different disease severity using video case studies that is consistent with PWR!4Life™ essentials and the European Guidelines. • Implement PWR!Moves® exercise progressions using video cases to illustrate real world implementation of Exercises4BrainChange® framework across disease severity. • Discuss the unmet needs in PD rehabilitation and possible solutions to their resolution through novel paradigms and community partnerships.
Dec 05 - 06, 2019 | CE Credits 15.00 | USD $499 | Little Rock, Arkansas
CPHQ Review Course is organized by National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) and will be held from Dec 05 - 06, 2019 at Arkansas Hospital Association, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America. Credits: Earn 15 CPHQ CE credits upon completion and evaluation of the course. CPHQ CE is available only to current CPHQs. The workshop fee includes electronic access to handout materials for one year. Description: This interactive two-day workshop is designed to support those planning to take the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) Certification Examination. Based on the current CPHQ Content Outline, this course engages participants in a review of the examination material and offers valuable tips on how to best prepare for test day. This course is being held in collaboration with the Arkansas Association for Healthcare Quality. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Self-Regulation in Children: Keeping the Body, Mind and Emotions on Task in Children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Disorders - Little Rock
Dec 05, 2019 | CE 6.25 | USD $249.99 | Little Rock, Arkansas
Self-Regulation in Children: Keeping the Body, Mind and Emotions on Task in Children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Disorders is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 05, 2019 at Crowne Plaza Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education / 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 13 - 14, 2020 | Little Rock, Arkansas
Arkansas State Dental Association (ASDA) 2020 Annual Scientific Session is organized by Arkansas State Dental Association (ASDA) and will be held from Mar 13 - 14, 2020 at Little Rock Marriott, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 17 - 19, 2020 | Little Rock, Arkansas
Arkansas Rheumatology Association (ARA) 2020 Annual Meeting is organized by WJ Weiser and Associates, Inc. and will be held from Apr 17 - 19, 2020 at Crowne Plaza Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 25 - 26, 2020 | Contact Hours 14.00 | USD $435 | Little Rock, Arkansas
TBI: Tools and Strategies to Promote Recovery for the Moderately-Severely Challenged is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Apr 25 - 26, 2020 at Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America. CEU Credits: The 2-day live course meets the criteria for 14 contact hours (14 CEUs) Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 14 contact hours for Intermediate Level Occupational therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA NBCOT professional development provider - 14 PDUs 12 hours of this course qualify toward the 20 hours requirement for NDTA re-certification Course Description: TBI results in an abrupt disruption to the functioning of the brain, with the potential to impact any or all of our mental and physical functions. The complex impairments, functional limitations and activity restrictions that the individual experiences can pose considerable challenges for clinicians from the acute through the chronic phases. This 2-day course will provide a framework and utilize video-based cases to provide optimal evaluation, assessment, and treatment strategies for individuals with moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries. Best practices and the integration of existing evidence into clinical reasoning, along with strategies for reflection to drive professional growth, will be emphasized. This will facilitate efficient and effective decision-making by the clinician to optimize outcomes for individuals with moderate to severe TBI. Course Objectives: Following this course, participants will report increased confidence in their ability to: • Perform a comprehensive examination of an individual with moderate or severe TBI, including assessment of physical, cognitive, behavioral, and psychosocial variables. • Integrate multiple sources of information to anticipate areas of deficits to help guide examination, goal setting and prognosticating • Develop a patient-centered plan of care that prioritizes addressing impairments linked to activity and participation restrictions, considering co-morbidities, acuity of injury, resources, and personal factors. • Implement evidence-based and theory-based interventions that will comprehensively address the needs of the individual patient. • Utilize reflective strategies throughout the clinical reasoning process to foster professional growth and continue to drive one’s own expertise. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 12 - 14, 2020 | Little Rock, Arkansas
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) 2020 Interdisciplinary Conference is organized by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and will be held from Oct 12 - 14, 2020 at Statehouse Convention Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America. October 10 – 11, 2020: Preconference October 12 – 14, 2020: Main Conference Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.