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Treating the Shoulder Complex: Advances in Conservative & Post-Op Management 2019 - Colorado Springs
Dec 11, 2019 | CEC 10.00 | USD $229.99 | Colorado Springs, Colorado
Treating the Shoulder Complex: Advances in Conservative & Post-Op Management is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 11, 2019 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 10 CECs / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Athletic Trainers • Strength and Conditioning Specialists • Physician Assistants • Nurse Practitioners • Nurses • Exercise Physiologists • Massage Therapists Course Description: Get the solutions for several shoulder complex pathologies in this insightful and important 6 hour seminar. Review and practice unique assessment tests to help you with early recognition of various pathologies. Improve treatment for your clients by examining the best evidence-based practices for conservative and post-op management, and by practicing glenohumeral and scapulothoracic mobilization techniques. Gain new tips and techniques you can implement tomorrow for: • Rotator Cuff Tears • SLAP Lesions • Shoulder Arthroplasties • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome • Adhesive Capsulitis • Anterior Glenohumeral Instability • Thoracic Outlet Compression Syndrome Objectives: • Identify the etiology of common shoulder complex pathologies and identify possible anatomic and other etiologic factors. • Review which special tests should be used to identify complex shoulder pathologies and be able to apply these tests effectively. • Determine which patients are appropriate candidates for conservative or should be referred for assessment as surgical candidates. • Utilize effective mobilization techniques for a variety of shoulder conditions. • Devise an appropriate treatment plan and enable effective patient intervention based on clinical findings.
Nutritional and Integrative Interventions for Mental Health Disorders: Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions for Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar & ADHD - Colorado Springs
Dec 13, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Colorado Springs, Colorado
Nutritional and Integrative Interventions for Mental Health Disorders: Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions for Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar & ADHD is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 13, 2019 at Hilton Garden Inn Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Case Managers • Psychotherapists • Social Workers • Dieticians • Psychologists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Marriage & Family Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Join Anne Procyk, ND, as she teaches you how to think more holistically about diagnosis, nutritional deficiencies, and hormonal imbalances that may contribute to mental health disorders. Nutritional psychology is an emerging field outlining how nutrients can affect mood and behavior. Many clients see a reduction in symptoms when integrating non-pharmaceutical interventions to treat depression, anxiety, bipolar and ADHD. You will learn the underlying causes and symptoms of these disorders, to more accurately diagnose and treat your clients. Through case analysis, you will experience how addressing core physical and nutritional needs can greatly increase therapeutic results. You will discover the nutrients most essential to help treat your most depressed and anxious clients, and learn simple strategies that can be integrated with pharmaceutical interventions. Leave this seminar with the tools and understanding necessary to immediately incorporate these strategies into your clinical practice. Objectives: • Articulate how integrative interventions facilitate better treatment outcomes in depression, anxiety, bipolar and ADHD. • Determine the nutrients shown to improve brain function for your clients. • Evaluate how improved nutrition can improve therapeutic outcomes for clients with depression, anxiety, bipolar andADHD. • Analyze the differences between mental illness versus nutritional and hormonal imbalances. • Assess the impact hormones can have on mental health assessment and treatment. • Evaluate the impact of blood sugar and genetic variations on mental health disorders and effective treatment.
Oppositional, Explosive and Disruptive Behaviors in the Classroom: Effective Strategies for Intervening Before, During and After a Meltdown (Jan 28, 2020)
Jan 28, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Colorado Springs, Colorado
Oppositional, Explosive and Disruptive Behaviors in the Classroom: Effective Strategies for Intervening Before, During and After a Meltdown is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 28, 2020 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Target Audience: • Educators • School Administrators • Educational Paraprofessionals • School Counselors • School Social Workers • School Psychologists • School Guidance Counselors • Speech-Language Pathologists • Speech-Language Pathology Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Course Description: Do you work with students who exhibit explosive behaviors that interfere with their ability to effectively and efficiently navigate their environment? They appear willful, obnoxious, over reactive, and unfeeling. They lose control of their ability to cope or regulate their behavior, which can send them spiraling into a gut wrenching meltdown. Join expert Kathy Morris, M.Ed., B.S., and learn proven strategies and techniques to help students with ADHD, ODD, autism, executive functioning, learning disabilities, anxiety and depression de-escalate before a full blown meltdown ensues, developing self-control and self-management skills to prevent future meltdowns and learn appropriate/replacement behaviors. Dozens of strategies will be taught through dynamic video case examples and demonstrations. “Teach them in the way they learn” will be a mantra throughout the seminar. Walk away with these interventions and more: • Breathe card and emotions chart to develop self-control and self-management skills • Surprise cards, change of schedule cues and transition markers to alleviate anxiety • Video modeling and role playing to improve social/emotional communication • First person stories and visual cues to promote positive behavior • Visual cues, music and software designed to increase attention and focus • Social stories, social scripts and emotions charts to develop self-regulation • SOCCSS, keychain rules and t-charts to target challenging behaviors Objectives: • Discriminate functions of behavior during a tantrum vs. meltdown. • Illustrate the connections and breakdowns between communication, social skills and behaviors. • Employ a breathe card and emotions chart to develop self-control and self-management skills. • Design optimal classroom structure to prevent overstimulation and sensory breakdowns. • Employ SOCCSS, keychain rules and t-charts to prevent, intervene or consequate targeted behaviors. • Utilize surprise cards, change of schedule cues and transition markers to alleviate anxiety.
Ethics: Necessary and Essential Information for Mental Health and Related Healthcare Professionals (Jan 29, 2020)
Jan 29, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Colorado Springs, Colorado
Ethics: Necessary and Essential Information for Mental Health and Related Healthcare Professionals is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 29, 2020 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Ethical issues pose some of the most challenging questions mental health professionals face every day; and the questions change with each advancement in technology and each new piece of legislation – bringing a constant barrage of vexing ethical dilemmas. This seminar will help you sort out facts from fiction, ethical issues from legal issues, and their application in your practice. You will gain an understanding and an appreciation for the purpose and practice of ethical standards, and learn how to decrease your risk of being drawn into an ethical or legal issue. The core realities of value-based and value-laden approaches to mental health care pivot on ethics. The personal values, principles, and standards of clinicians define their practices. The approaches, clinician orientations, and philosophies of clinicians must remain within ethical boundaries. Objectives: • Explain how ethics defines mental health clinicians and affect their practice. • Identify methods to incorporate ethical standards with clinicians’ values, principles and counseling philosophy. • Discover how to avoid ethical violations and ethical dilemmas, relational boundary misinterpretations and power differentiation. • Summarize the important processes needed to protect all parties through appropriate, necessary and ethical precautions. • Distinguish maintaining professional boundaries while still promoting positive clinical relationships. • Discuss the ethical requirement for cultural competence and social diversity and its relevance to all practices.
Feb 06 - 07, 2020 | Contact Hours 14.00 | USD $7875 | Colorado Springs, Colorado
Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) Course is organized by Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) Education Programs and will be held from Feb 06 - 07, 2020 at St. Francis Medical Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 14 contact hours (2 days) or 7 contact hours (1 day). The target audience for this medical event is useful to physical therapists, paramedics, social workers, dietitians, respiratory therapists, speech and occupational therapists, LVNs/LPNs, and others who interact with the hospitalized trauma patient. Course description: Through instruction and advocacy, the mission of TCAR Education Programs is to expand the knowledge base and clinical reasoning skills of nurses who work with injured patients anywhere along the trauma continuum of care, particularly in the post-resuscitation phase. By partnering with trauma centers and trauma systems, TCAR Education Programs provides adult and pediatric inpatient nurses an outstanding learning experience designed to meet educational goals, improve patient outcomes, and fulfill regulatory requirements. Unlike standardized trauma programs targeted at prehospital and emergency care providers, the Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) course was specifically created to meet the learning needs of INPATIENT trauma nurses. This live, 2-day educational offerings give hospital staff members the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to meet regulatory requirements and provide excellent care to this challenging patient population. The TCAR course offers emergency, perioperative, critical care, and acute care, and rehabilitation nurses the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to address the needs of the hospitalized trauma patient. TCAR covers a wide range of pathophysiologic and nursing concepts and is designed to be a broad, core-level program, rather than an advanced or specialty-specific course. Course Objectives: By the end of the class, participants will be able to: • Describe the trauma continuum of care. • Explain the biomechanics of common injuries. • Anticipate specific wounds and complications based on mechanism of injury information • Discuss the body's multisystem responses to traumatic insults • Incorporate physical assessment, imaging studies, and laboratory data to evaluate the hospitalized trauma patient • Describe appropriate medial, surgical, and nursing interventions for frequently encountered injuries Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 20, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Colorado Springs, Colorado
Hormone Imbalance: Identification and Lifestyle Treatment to Rebalance and Reset is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 20, 2020 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Intended Audience: • Registered Dietitians • Nutritionists • Registered Nurses • Dietitians • Dietary Managers • Chiropractors • Coaches • Personal Trainers • Occupational Therapists • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapy Assistants • Counselors • Social Workers Course Description: Hormone imbalance – it’s complex and overwhelming. Clients come to us with symptoms such as extreme fatigue, irritability, anxiety, depression, insomnia, foggy brain, cravings for sugar or salt, constipation, menstrual irregularities, decreased sex drive, and weigh gain. These symptoms are common but not normal. Join Cindi Lockhart, RDN, LD, IFNCP as she teaches you how to assess and create a customized step-by-step lifestyle treatment plan that is realistic to follow and get results! She will cover the core hormone systems and how their disruption leads to crippling symptoms and chronic hormone-related conditions. She will share the underlying root causes of hormone disruption and the environmental factors that disrupt their delicate balance. Learn a skill set to address issues such as: • Estrogen Dominance • Endometriosis • Uterine Fibroids • PCOS • Infertility • Hypothyroidism • Insulin Resistance/Metabolic Syndrome/Pre-Diabetes • Adrenal Fatigue or Exhaustion You will be able to guide your clients to manipulate lifestyle factors to re-balance hormones, reduce symptoms, and better manage chronic hormone related conditions. Objectives: • Articulate the 6 core hormone systems and how they are inter-related – cortisol, insulin, thyroid, estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. • Determine how the gut affects hormone balance via digestion, intestinal permeability, and the microbiome. • Identify common symptoms of specific hormone imbalances through subjective and objective assessments. • Articulate how the 6 lifestyle-based root causes affect hormone balance – standard American diet, obesity, too much or too little exercise, chronic stress, inadequate sleep, and environmental toxins. • Articulate how the 5 key lifestyle strategies naturally rebalance hormone systems – diet, exercise/activity, stress management, sleep optimization, and reduction in toxin exposures. • Determine a prioritized and systemized approach for effective lifestyle interventions.
Dyslexia: Building NEW Neuropathways to Master Visual and Auditory Memory, Visual Perceptual Skills, Visual Motor Skill Development & More! (Feb 28, 2020)
Feb 28, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Colorado Springs, Colorado
Dyslexia: Building NEW Neuropathways to Master Visual and Auditory Memory, Visual Perceptual Skills, Visual Motor Skill Development & More! is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 28, 2020 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Target Audience: • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Counselors • Social Workers • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Psychologists • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Course Description: Dyslexia – the invisible disability that impacts 1:5 individuals. It’s not just an issue of trying harder or paying attention. You know the stories you hear from your clients – hours of studying just to forget it all on a test the following day, constant lack of ability to understand what they read, difficulty remembering lists or instructions beyond three, the overwhelming frustration of knowing what they want to say or do, but not being able to express it on paper or get the words out, socially withdrawn in attempt to hid their struggles. In this seminar, you will have the opportunity to practice treatment ideas that will incorporate the use of client-centered everyday routines, games, technology, sensory and hands-on approaches to help your client overcome the challenges of life with dyslexia. Upon completion of this program, you will be able to immediately provide treatment to address your client’s: • Visual perceptual skills • Visual motor integration • Auditory and visual memory • Reading rate, accuracy, fluency, comprehension • Phonetic awareness and memory • Spelling and handwriting struggles • Turn everyday activities into successful treatment! Objectives: • Analyze the 3 types of dyslexia and apply compensatory strategies to each specific type, such as recital, chunking, and mnemonics as they apply to visual and auditory memory. • Determine the executive cognitive functions and treatment methodologies that impact processing speed and reading comprehension. • Choose treatment strategies to address visual perceptual, visual motor integration, auditory and visual memory deficits to increase handwriting legibility, reading comprehension, and ability to follow multi-step directions. • Communicate how to integrate electronic and low tech games into treatment activities to increase reading comprehension, ability to follow multi-step directions for increased academic success. • Identify ICD-10 treatment diagnostic codes and CPT billing codes to properly bill for reimbursement. • Establish 3 strategies to improve client’s ability to recall multi-step instructions and letter sequence for spelling.
Mental Health 2.0: Clinical Strategies to Moderate Technology Use, Restore Self-Regulation, Build Coping Skills & Ease Mood Disturbances (Mar 04, 2020)
Mar 04, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Colorado Springs, Colorado
Mental Health 2.0: Clinical Strategies to Moderate Technology Use, Restore Self-Regulation, Build Coping Skills & Ease Mood Disturbances is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 04, 2020 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychiatrists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Other mental health professionals • School Counselors • School Psychologists • School Social Workers • Nurses • Case Managers Course Description: The modern digital world has presented a daunting therapeutic challenge. Technology is in your client’s hands, and they’re using it daily to interact with the world. What about the negative side of technology use? Regardless of diagnosis, you’re seeing this in your office – and it’s affecting your clients’ progress in therapy. Excessive and negative technology use has exacerbated symptoms of many clinical diagnoses like never before, especially worsening clients’ mood, concentration, social isolation, emotional dysregulation and sleep disturbance. The average American spends over 10 hours per day with screens. If you aren’t asking your clients about their technology use, you’re missing out on a huge portion of their lives. Attend and discover how to immediately enhance your practice with: • Step-by-step assessments for excessive and harmful technology use • Strategies for psychoeducation and introducing digital moderation to your clients • Tools to combat the negative effects of technology overuse in your clients’ lives • Practical, versatile ways to increase client engagement in “real-life” Register today! Free Materials for Your Clinical Toolbox! • Technology use assessment chart • Technology use intake questionnaire • Multiple intelligences embodied activity chart • Client self-reflection questions • Concrete digital interventions handouts Objectives: • Appraise the neurological, interpersonal, and intra-personal costs and benefits of technology use in clients. • Perform a clinical assessment of technology use and dependence at intake to inform the clinician’s choice of treatment interventions. • Create a technology use and assessment plan to monitor and reduce technology overuse symptoms, as well as improve client neurological, interpersonal, and intrapersonal level of functioning. • Integrate self-soothing techniques and mindfulness meditation as an approach to managing symptoms and improving client emotional regulation. • Assess the negative effects of client technology engagement with violent, sexualized, monetized, and political content and provide alternative activities to improve treatment outcomes. • Modify technology use and assessment plans for use with special clinical populations such as children and clients with anxiety or depression.
Mar 11 - 15, 2020 | Colorado Springs, Colorado
American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) Annual Convocation 2020 is organized by American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) and would be held during Mar 11th - 15th, 2020 at Broadmoor Hotel - Colorado Springs, Colorado. Additional Details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certification: Combining Taping & Movement to Improve Functional Outcomes (Mar 26, 2020)
Mar 26, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $279.99 | Colorado Springs, Colorado
Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certification: Combining Taping & Movement to Improve Functional Outcomes is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 26, 2020 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs / 6.0 clock hours. Who Should Attend: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Athletic Trainers • Massage Therapists • Personal TrainersCourse Description: From sports medicine to stroke rehab, kinesiology tape has rapidly gained popularity in rehabilitation due to its unique ability to improve movement and function. One of the most versatile treatment tools in rehab, taping has been shown to improve outcomes with a vast variety of therapies, including functional movement therapies, manual therapy, splinting, Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT), Hippo- and Aquatic therapies, and more. This hands-on certification seminar will equip you with all the skills you’ll need to begin taping patients across the continuum of care. Explore the fundamentals of modern taping techniques, discover advanced interventions that integrate the latest neuroscience research, and learn how to combine taping with functional movement to produce the kinds of active treatments that are revolutionizing rehab. Numerous case studies will be presented that demonstrate how taping can help deliver superior rehab outcomes, and hands-on labs throughout the program will show you how to get impressive results with your patients. Objectives: • Explain the physiological effects of kinesiology taping. • Assess functional taping techniques as they apply to pain, edema management, neurologic conditions, scar and posture improvement. • Analyze the concepts of longitudinal fascial chain kinesiology taping. • Demonstrate fluid dynamics taping applications for acute edema and chronic fluid dysfunction conditions using the jellyfish taping method. • Demonstrate varied tape application techniques for common musculo-skeletal injury conditions such as low back pain, shoulder strains, ankle sprains and post-operative patient/client care. • Demonstrate posture taping applications for correction of common chronic postural deficits of the upper and lower spine regions.