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Jan 25 - 26, 2019 | Sacramento, California
37th Annual UC Davis Infectious Diseases Conference is organized by UC Davis Conference and Event Services (CES), UC Davis Health and will be held from Jan 25 - 26, 2019 at Kimpton Sawyer Hotel, Sacramento, California, United States of America. Conference Highlights: • Laboratory exercises designed to simulate clinical experience with the use of the microbiology laboratory and the management of cases seen in practice. • Course of workshop sessions for practical small group discussions of a variety of clinical issues. • Focus on case-based learning as an important approach to clinical education. Recognize the recent controversies in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Clostridium difficile infection. • Define the issues regarding management of patients with HIV infection. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Patients' Use of Natural and Alternative Treatments to Manage Chronic Disease: Emerging Trends in Healthcare
Mar 28, 2019 | USD $219.99 | Sacramento, California
Patients' Use of Natural and Alternative Treatments to Manage Chronic Disease: Emerging Trends in Healthcare is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 28, 2019 at Crowne Plaza Sacramento Northeast, Sacramento, California, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 23 - 24, 2019 | USD $439.99 | Sacramento, California
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: 2-Day Intensive ACT Training is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Apr 23 - 24, 2019 at Crowne Plaza Sacramento Northeast, Sacramento, California, United States of America. Target Audience: • Counselors • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Social Workers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Case Managers • Mental Health Professionals • Nurses Course Description: Looking to improve your therapy approach? How often do you review your appointment calendar and start wondering how you’re going to, finally, help a regular client who seems to progress for a while – and then regress? Each time he/she arrives, you use the same tools and techniques you’ve used for so long – and mostly successfully – but this one client is testing your skills. Now you can begin to integrate Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) into your practice – and see improved outcomes. Researched and developed by the world-renowned researcher, speaker and author Steven Hayes, Ph.D., the ACT is fast becoming the treatment approach that gets to the heart of a therapeutic relationship. Join ACT expert, trainer, and co-author with Steven Hayes of ACT in Practice, Daniel J. Moran, Ph.D., BCBA-D, for this workshop where you will develop highly practical, evidence-based skills, case conceptualization techniques and powerful strategies that will improve outcomes for the following: • Anxiety Issues • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder • Mood Disorders • Substance Abuse • Anger Management • Eating Disorders • Trauma • Personality Disorders Attend this intensive, engaging and transformative workshop and start a new path for healing you can use with your most difficult clients. Conference Objectives: • Develop a deep understanding of the six core processes of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help clients advance psychological flexibility. • Incorporate the role of psychological flexibility in ACT and list clinical techniques for increasing it. • Utilize acceptance approaches with avoidance problems to strengthen a client’s willingness to have emotions. • Implement clinical skills for helping clients with defusing from language obstacles. • Utilize exercises in therapy with clients like contacting the present moment, to aid clients to develop the flexibility to engage in the present moment and let go of their struggles. • Detect how a client’s unclarified values can lead to clinical problems in relation to assessment and treatment planning. • Integrate the ACT into different therapeutic styles and methods as an approach to managing symptoms. • Create committed action plans for clients with anxiety disorders to improve the level of functioning. • Use metaphors to undermine language-based avoidance repertoires to improve client engagement. • Implement emotional and behavioural willingness techniques with clients to reduce experiential avoidance. • Integrate ACT techniques into treatment for specific disorders including depression, anxiety, trauma and the personality disorders. • Demonstrate how ACT incorporates elements of exposure therapy to reduce experiential avoidance. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 24 - 26, 2019 | USD $599.99 | Sacramento, California
3-Day Intensive Training: Advanced Mindfulness Certificate Course is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Apr 24 - 26, 2019 at Crowne Plaza Sacramento Northeast, Sacramento, California, United States of America. Target Audience: • Psychologists • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychotherapists • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Addiction Counselors • Mental Health Professionals Course Description: In this comprehensive, three-day certificate course, international mindfulness teacher and best-selling author Donald Altman will share powerful clinical tools that will help you create a clear roadmap to wellness. From grounding and attention-focusing skills to metacognitive awareness, Donald will deliver detailed demonstrations and instruction on over a dozen mindfulness practices you can use to improve treatment outcomes. Best of all, you will learn to embody mindfulness as you help your clients overcome clinical anxiety, depression, chronic pain, PTSD, addictive cravings, and stress related symptoms! Spend three experiential days with Donald and learn to: • Alter clients’ habitual and conditioned reactions to anxiety, chronic pain, and depression with practical evidence-based mindfulness techniques • Apply mindfulness to pain and improve mental and physical functioning in your clients Reduce anxiety by mindfully managing transitions through movement. • Creatively adapt your newfound mindfulness tools to work with a variety of client populations • Donald is known for his compelling and entertaining presentations, and this 3-day workshop will get you excited about using mindfulness with your clients. Return to your practice with a wide range of tools to use in your next session! Course Objectives: • Evaluate how understandable explanations of mindfulness’ impact on neurological processes involved in common mental health disorders can be used to promote engagement in treatment. • Explore the effect of diaphragmatic breathing on the parasympathetic nervous system and communicate how mindful breathing techniques can be incorporated into therapy. • Assess the latest research analyzing mindfulness, attention and depressive symptoms. • Connect how clinical tools based in mindfulness and grounding can be used to impact the biological stress response in clients with trauma. • Consider how treatment plans for depression can incorporate mindfulness interventions that clients can use to counter automatic patterns of thoughts. • Communicate the clinical implications of research regarding the health benefits of nature and exposure to the natural world. • Plan how mindfulness strategies focused on impacting the neural pathways associated with fear can be incorporated into treatment to help alleviate symptoms in anxious clients. • Articulate how mindfulness techniques that impact the areas of the nervous system associated with stress can be used in clinical practice. • Analyze the state of research on the use of mindfulness as an intervention for the management of chronic pain. • Scrutinize how barriers to implementing mindfulness can be overcome using practical informal techniques clients can easily and naturally incorporate into their lives. • Appraise the latest research on the efficacy of mindfulness as an approach to aid in relapse prevention for alcohol and substance use disorders. • Characterize how clinical tools that increase self-awareness can be used in therapy to help clients better manage their thoughts, emotions and behaviors. • Communicate how self-compassion and feelings of safety, trust and forgiveness impact the therapeutic process. • Analyze the latest research regarding the biochemistry of laughter and the connection between laughter and mental and physical health. • Evaluate research on gratitude, it’s impact on depressive symptoms, and how easy to implement gratitude exercises could be beneficial to clients. • Assess how mindfulness’ ability to shift awareness can be used to positively impact relationships and help clients to recognize their strengths. • Establish how mindfulness can be taught to clients as a skill they can employ to ease the anxiety associated with transitions. • Evaluate the role of compassion in treating clients suffering from high levels of shame and self-criticism. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 30 - Jun 02, 2019 | Sacramento, California
69th California Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS) Annual Meeting is organized by California Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS) and will be held from May 30 – Jun 02, 2019 at Sacramento, California, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Adult-Gerontolgy Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review & Advanced Practice Update - Sacramento 2019
Nov 20 - 21, 2019 | CME 32.10 | USD $559 | Sacramento, California
Adult-Gerontolgy Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review & Advanced Practice Update is organized by Fitzgerald Health Education Associates and will be held from Nov 20 - 21, 2019 at Sacramento, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 32.10 Contact hours. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review and Advanced Practice Update - 2019 - Sacramento
Nov 20 - 22, 2019 | CME 35.50 | USD $626 | Sacramento, California
Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review and Advanced Practice Update - 2019 is organized by Fitzgerald Health Education Associates (FHEA) and will be held from Nov 20 - 22, 2019 at Sacramento, California, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 35.50 Contact hours. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.