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Dry Needling Part II - Instructed by Eric Krell, PT, DPT, Cert DN, MTC, MSKUS Cert (Feb 22 - 24, 2019)
Feb 22 - 24, 2019 | CME 25.00 | USD $975 | Denver, Colorado
Dry Needling Part II - Instructed by Eric Krell, PT, DPT, Cert DN, MTC, MSKUS Cert is organized by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) and will be held from Feb 22 - 24, 2019 at Denver, Colorado, United States of America. Hours: 25 or 2.5 CEUs Prerequisite: Dry Needling Part I Who Attends: Physical Therapists Description : This 3-day seminar will build upon learning that occurred in Dry Needling I through further exploration and application of dry needling techniques. The seminar will expand upon the foundations of dry needling techniques learned in Intramuscular Dry Needling Part I and is also an intensive, hands-on class. Participants will safely handle needle manipulation and acquire advanced motor skills necessary to perform a skilled physical therapy needling session. Participants should come prepared to practice dry needling and also be prepared to play the part of the practice patient. Intramuscular Dry Needling Part II is the second seminar of a two-part certification program divided into upper and lower quadrants. Practical observation and testing occur at the conclusion of each class (Part I & Part II) with a final written exam taking place after the completion of Part II. The testing is conducted in order to assure that the clinician attains a safe and effective level of clinical practice in DN techniques. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this seminar, attendees will: • Apply foundational knowledge learned in Dry Needling I, to further advance technique and clinical application • Defend the neurophysiological effects of dry needling on Myofascial Trigger Points and Myofascial Pain Syndrome, based on case examples • Create a communication plan discussing patient risks, benefits and potential for adverse events of dry needling • Develop a dry needling treatment regimen for the lumbo-pelvic and lower extremity regions based on common patient complaints, current evidence and physical exam findings to support manual therapy and therapeutic exercise • Design a treatment plan combining manual therapy techniques, coupled with dry needling and neuromuscular training to bring about improved outcomes for lumbo-sacral and lower extremity dysfunction • Improve accurate needle penetration based on neuromusculoskeletal anatomy and targeted patient outcomes • Demonstrate safe needling techniques and decision making as to tissue area selection, needle length and depth of needle penetration • Further explain the utility of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for improving dry needling accuracy and the identification of pathological tissues in the knee and foot/ankle
Feb 23, 2019 | Denver, Colorado
Colorado Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (CSOMS) 2019 Winter Meeting is organized by Colorado Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (CSOMS) and will be held on Feb 23, 2019 at The Ritz-Carlton, Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 06 - 10, 2019 | CME 15.75 | Denver, Colorado
American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) 35th Annual Meeting is organized by American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) and will be held from Mar 06 - 10, 2019 at Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. Who Should Attend? Clinicians treating patients in pain are invited to join leading experts in pain medicine at AAPM35. The program has been designed by a multidisciplinary, multimodal committee of experts at the forefront of pain medicine practice. It is designed for a primary audience of physicians whose scope of practice is targeted at the multidisciplinary practice of pain medicine and nonphysician healthcare clinicians, including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, psychologists, and pharmacists who are part of the multidisciplinary pain management team. Accreditation: 35th Annual Meeting AAPM designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Pain Medicine Best Practices: Integrative Solutions for Critical Challenges Preconference AAPM designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Opioid and Non-Opioid Medications Management: Filling in the Gaps, Prescribing for the Whole Patient Preconference AAPM designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Ultrasound-Guided Acute and Chronic Pain Medicine Interventions Preconference AAPM designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Objectives and Desired Outcomes: After attending the meeting, participants should be better able to • Describe to pain medicine clinicians the recent advancements in research, clinical best practices, patient management, practice management, and the diagnosis and treatment of patients in pain • Assess, treat, and improve outcomes for patients suffering from multiple types of pain through the use of evidence-based • Integrative/multidisciplinary pain management strategies and patient-centered treatment plans • Improve patient safety and decrease the rate of opioid- and pain analgesic–related adverse events.
Mar 07 - 08, 2019 | CE 12.50 | USD $369.99 | Denver, Colorado
2-Day: Managing Patient Emergencies: Critical Care Skills Every Nurse Must Know is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Mar 07 - 08, 2019 at Holiday Inn Denver-Cherry Creek, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is nurses, nurse Practitioners, clinical nurse specialists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.5 contact hours. Description: Mrs. Kelp is admitted with pneumonia and right-sided heart failure. Twenty minutes after admission, she develops worsening dyspnea and hypotension. • Are you prepared to manage her unstable condition? • Do you know what respiratory measures are necessary? • Do you know the best way to manage her hypotension? The patients in our hospitals are sicker than ever before. It is not uncommon to find patients on regular medical floors with central lines, chest tubes, pacemakers and AICDs. Some nursing homes are accepting patients on ventilators, and patients are now being sent home on vasoactive drips such as dobutamine. Even though acuity levels are higher, you are still caring for many patients and don't have the luxury of frequent, comprehensive assessments. Therefore, it is important to be able to rapidly assess and implement appropriate interventions. Attend this seminar to sharpen your skills and leave prepared to identify and manage your next patient emergency! Objectives: • Describe two types of rapid assessment techniques and how to employ them for the best results during a patient emergency. • Evaluate techniques for getting critical information during a rapid patient assessment. • Investigate EARLY assessment findings in clinical syndromes that may progress rapidly and cause life-threatening conditions. • Prioritize nursing actions for specific neurological, cardiac, respiratory and endocrine emergencies. • Review care of the diabetic patient in diabetic ketoacidosis versus HHNK/HHS. • Define heart failure with regards to left- and right-sided failure. • Identify patient populations who are at high-risk for bedside emergencies. • Discuss how to integrate assessment data and critical lab findings into the plan of care for a patient experiencing a life-threatening emergency. • Explain a strategic approach in evaluating abdominal pain for the most accurate assessment. • Contrast the difference between ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke in both symptoms and treatment priorities. • Recognize the most common causes of arterial blood gas abnormalities. • Analyze pain management and sedation options for the patient experiencing an acute illness.
Mar 08, 2019 | CE 3.00 | USD $99 | Denver, Colorado
MDDS Presents: Silver Diamine Fluoride: Application and Use in the Dental Practice is organized by Metro Denver Dental Society (MDDS) and will be held on Mar 08, 2019 at Metro Denver Dental Society & Mountain West Dental Institute, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is for dental assistants, hygienists and dentists interested in introductory instruction on SDF. This CE Conference has been approved for a maximum of 3 CE Credits. Conference Description: Review the fundamentals, protocol and benefits of the application of Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) in both primary and permanent dentition. Understand the history, evidence-based research and application of SDF. Gain expanded knowledge on SDF in this live course and participate in interactive peer-to-peer discussions. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 08, 2019 | CE 6.30 | USD $229.99 | Denver, Colorado
The Ultimate Hands-On Wound Care Clinical Lab is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 08, 2019 at Holiday Inn Denver-Cherry Creek, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Educators, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Nursing Home Administrators, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 Contact Hours. Conference Description: In healthcare facilities across the country, billions of dollars are being spent annually on the treatment of skin care and wound management. You are on the front lines of providing care to patients with a variety of skin and wound conditions, and play a critical role in patient outcomes and your facility's reimbursement for services. There is no better way to learn all of the skills you need to provide state-of-the-art care for your patients than through Hands-On Clinical Labs. Attend this highly interactive seminar and learn wound care assessment skills by DOING! Through the use of wound care teaching models, wound care expert, Angela Dalton Wilson, will teach you proper wound assessment techniques. The Hands-On Clinical Lab will add a live, hands-on component to learning that will enhance your retention of skills and techniques covered. Practice identification, measurement and the applications of various products on life-like wound care models. These models provide a life-like simulation to allow for improved assessment of a wide variety of commonly-seen wound care presentations, including all stages of pressure ulcers, tissue types, undermining, tunneling, fissure and surgical dehiscence. Conference Objectives: • Distinguish at least 6 tissue types found in chronic wounds. • Identify and differentiate at least 4 wound etiologies. • Compare and contrast 6 terms used to document peri-wound status. • Demonstrate accurate measurement and documentation of wounds, tunneling and undermining, according to the clock method, using a wound teaching model. • Identify and categorize at least 7 dressing types, including the indications for use, precautions and contraindications. • Develop an appropriate dressing/ treatment protocol for a wound, based upon exudate, wound status, and products discussed. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 20 - 21, 2019 | CEU 12.00 | USD $625 | Denver, Colorado
McVey Associates Gastroenterology Seminar is organized by McVey Associates, Inc. and will be held from Mar 20 - 21, 2019 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Stapleton, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 CEU's Credits. Workshop Curriculum: • 2019 Gastroenterology Specific Coding Update. • Evaluation and Management - Is your practice prepared for the Radical Changes to take place in 2021? We will update you. • Dealing with Anesthesia - Are comorbidities & risk factors listed to support the need for MAC? • Upper GI Endoscopy is the focus of medical necessity requirements by most commercial payers in 2019. Are your providers aware of these changes? • Diagnostic Tests - make sure documentation components are met. • Documentation requirements for billing Conscious Sedation Services by your GI providers. • Coding from Endoscopy Reports. • MIPS/MACRA: Economic survival depends upon documentation and diagnoses accuracy. • The impact on HCC, ICD-10-CM & specificity. • Tips from your local Medicare contractors on E&M services. • Discuss electronic record issues with the copy/paste function and improper template use. Gastroenterology Workshop Highlights: • Keeping up with trends and payer policies. • Screening endoscopy overview - Commercial versus Medicare. • Snare & saline lift verses EMR versus EMD - what is the difference? • Utilizing the Medicare Multiple endoscopy policy vs. commerical policies. • Don't just write it off! Adjudicating Denied Claims - know your denial reasons & your best approach to adjudicate. • Appropriate use of Correct Coding Initiative edits and CCI policies to assure clean claim submission. • Navigating an ERCP report: appropriate reporting of Stents, Stones & Sphincterotomies.
Mar 21 - 24, 2019 | Denver, Colorado
American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) 51st Annual Educational Meeting is organized by American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) and will be held from Mar 21 - 24, 2019 at The Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 42.5 CE hours. Track: Neurocritical Care - (001) Emergency Neurological Life Support (Enls) Course: The Enls Course Helps Healthcare Professionals Improve Patient Care and Outcomes During the Critical First Hours of a Patient’s Neurological Emergency. Enls Version 3.0 Was Released Recently and Includes All of the Latest Medical Updates, Keeping You in the Know on Best Practices for Managing Neurological Emergencies. Participants Will Be Given a Set of Consistent Protocols, Practical Checklists, Decision Points, and Suggested Communication For Use During Patient Management of 14 Neurological Emergencies. Track: Anatomy - (002) 3d Brain and Spine Anatomy and Pathology: If You Have Been Puzzled by Your Patients’ Symptoms and Have Wondered How to Plan Their Care or Discuss the Problem With Them, Their Family, or Other Healthcare Team Members, This Session Is for You. A Sound Knowledge of Brain And Spine Anatomy Is Essential for Neuroscience Nursing Practice, and the 3d Anatomage Program Is Invaluable in Answering All Your Questions as We Discuss Stroke, Trauma, and Degenerative Diseases. Track: Special Topics - (003) Immersive Learning Sim-lab: Simulations Are an Increasingly Popular Way to Educate Nurses. Research Shows That Using Case-based Scenarios for Education and Skill Acquisition Improves Learner Satisfaction and Information Retention. This Preconference Seminar at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Will Highlight the Development and Utilization of Low-cost, Variable Fidelity Simulation Scenarios Focused on Neuroscience Topics. There Will Be Multiple Participant-driven Demonstrations for Hands-on, Experiential Learning. Track: Special Topics - (004) Basic Neuroimaging: More Than 50 Shades of Grey: Interpreting Neuroimaging Adds a Dimension to Understanding the Complexity of the Neuroscience Patient. It Allows the Neuroscience Nurse to Review Images With the Family So They Might Gain a Better Understanding of the Diagnosis. Yet Many Neuroscience Nurses Do Not Have the Opportunity to Learn the Basics. This Presentation Will Discuss Ct, Mri, Shunt Series, Shuntogram, Ultrasound, Angiography, Perfusion Studies, And the Use of Contrast Media, Including The Rationale for Ordering Each Scan. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
CF4 - State of the Art Cranio Facial by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) (Mar 23 - 24, 2019)
Mar 23 - 24, 2019 | CEU 1.50 | USD $495 | Denver, Colorado
CF4 - State of the Art Cranio Facial is organized by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) and will be held from Mar 23 - 24, 2019 at Denver, Colorado, United States of America. Hours: 15 Hours, 1.5 CEUs Prerequisite: CF3 - Advanced Cranio-Facial Who Attends: Physical Therapists Description: This seminar has a broad focus. It covers craniofacial pain and headaches related to pathologies of the TMJ as well as the effect of degenerative and postural changes of the mid and lower cervical spine on craniocervical posture and function. Surgical management of the TMJ and mandible will be discussed and pre/post surgical patient management carefully explained. Finally, the role of the physical therapist in the management of craniofacial malformations and anomalies will be discussed. The overall emphasis of this seminar is on the integration of treatment-related knowledge and total craniocervical management. Learning Objectives: At the completion of this seminar the attendee should be able to: • Explain the manual skills utilized in the examination and treatment of major maxillo-facial surgical procedures • Differentiate manual interventions for selected congenital malformations, traumatic injuries and orthognatic surgery • Discuss progression of treatment following TMJ disc reduction • Utilize a total body program as a component of musculoskeletal stabilization • Discuss patient progression involving both physical therapy and dentistry interventions
Mar 27 - 31, 2019 | Denver, Colorado
ASLMS 2019 - 39th American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) Annual Conference on Energy-Based Medicine & Science is organized by American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) and will be held from Mar 27 - 31, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Physicians attending the conference include dermatologists, plastic surgeons, otolaryngologists, urologists, general surgeons, neurologists, neurosurgeons, cardiologists, oncologists, gynecologists, just to name a few. Laboratory researchers attending the conference include, but are not limited to, engineers, physicists, biologists, and chemists. In addition, attendees from the nursing and allied health fields as well as industry itself are all welcome to share information about a variety of topics on lasers. Pre-Conference will be held from Mar 27 - 28, 2019 Conference will be held from Mar 29 - 31, 2019 Exhibits will be held from Mar 28 - 29, 2019 Why Attend: ASLMS is in its fourth decade as a world leader in promoting excellence in patient care by advancing biomedical application of lasers and energy-based technologies. If you work with medical lasers and other energy-based devices in a clinical, research, educational or manufacturing capacity and are committed to continuously improving patient care, this conference is for you! One of the primary strengths of our Society is the diversity of our membership. The ASLMS Annual Conference is one of the very few conferences driven by a common technology rather than a common specialty. Experts in one field can learn about exciting developments occurring in other fields and integrate them into their own research or clinical practice. Key Benefits for Attendees: Learn from the best of the best about the latest laser and energy-based medicine and surgery technologies, techniques, protocols and applications. Hundreds of clinical studies are presented each year to highlight the latest advances and newest devices on the market. Network with thousands of professionals in laser and energy-based medicine technology, safety and patient care. Whether in the classroom, hallway or at one of the evening social events, connecting with peers and pioneers in the field provides a key to your professional success. Explore the Exhibit Hall, featuring exhibitors showcasing new technologies and applications to enhance patient care. The conference schedule offers plenty of time to walk the hall and see the innovations in action. Prepare for career success. The conference offers undergraduate and graduate students, residents, fellows-in-training and post-doctoral candidates the opportunity to meet and learn from the industry leaders and pioneers, as well as the chance to present their research at a world-renowned conference. ASLMS offers students, residents, fellows, and early career scientists free membership for the course of their training, and waives the conference registration fee for them as well.