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Dry Needling Part II - Intramuscular Dry Needling of the Lumbo-Pelvic and Lower Extremity Course (Oct, 2018)
Oct 19 - 21, 2018 | CME 25.00 | USD $975 | Atlanta, Georgia
Dry Needling Part II - Intramuscular Dry Needling of the Lumbo-Pelvic and Lower Extremity Course is organized by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) and will be held during Oct 19 - 21, 2018 at Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Physical Therapists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 25 or 2.5 CEUs. Course 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 occurs 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. Prerequisite: Dry Needling Part I Conference Objectives are : 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 lumbopelvic 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 lumbosacral 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.
Oct 20 - 21, 2018 | USD $350 | Atlanta, Georgia
Pediatric Ultrasound Conference is organized by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) and will be held from Oct 20 - 21, 2018 at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - Egleston Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is designed to familiarize sonographers, junior physician, and other providers with the spectrum of common ultrasound exams that are specific to pediatric patients. A lot of the information covered in this conference will be on the ARDMS Pediatric Sonography board. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 20, 2018 | Atlanta, Georgia
Behavioral Health Symposium - Quarterly Series is organized by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) and will be held on Oct 20, 2018 at Health Sciences Research Building, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 20, 2018 | CME 6.50 | USD $50 | Atlanta, Georgia
Confidence In Patient-Centered Care is organized by Horizon CME and will be held on Oct 20, 2018 at Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is primary care physicians (internal medicine, family practice MD/DOs), nurse practitioners (NPs), and physician assistants (PAs) who practice in a primary care setting. Conference Description : Diabetes Trends is presented in collaboration with the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation (NPHF). The goal of this program is to foster collaboration, share best practices and provide a forum for peer-to-peer interaction among primary care physicians and advanced practice providers who are actively engaged in the clinical care of diabetes patients. Through case-based presentations, hands-on demonstrations and small group workshops, this 1-day program will provide learners insights into the latest developments and important current concepts in the treatment of diabetes patients. Additionally, the program offers a unique opportunity to discuss, develop and present treatment plans for patient cases. The intimate learning environment also facilitates interaction between attendees and faculty so that clinicians can discuss practical patient management issues and then apply their learning when they return to practice. Activity Learning Objectives : • Considerations for Advancing Treatment After Metformin. • How to Select and Start Insulin in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Hands-on Workshop. • Novel Pharmacological Approaches to Treating Post-Prandial Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes: Fixed-Ratio GLP-1 RA and Basal Insulin Combinations. • Continuous Glucose Monitoring: Implications for Primary Care in Management of Type 2 Diabetes. • Treating Diabetes Beyond A1C: Considerations for Cardiovascular Protection. • Group Case Workshop: Attendee Development and Presentation of Treatment Plan. • Stump the Faculty: Challenging Cases and Questions from Attendees. CE Information : Accreditation Statement : This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by Horizon CME. Horizon CME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation : Horizon CME designates this activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ANCC : The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Upon completion, NPs and RNs will be awarded 6.5 contact hours and 3.0 pharmacology hours. This activity is jointly provided by the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation and Horizon CME. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 21 - 23, 2018 | CME 24.00 | USD $905 | Atlanta, Georgia
143rd Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association (ANA) is organized by American Neurological Association (ANA) and will be held from Oct 21 - 23, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is neurologists and neuroscientists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 24.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. The ANA’s 143rd Annual Meeting will convene the nation's top academic neurologists and neuroscientists. The Meeting will feature five main symposia, which highlight groundbreaking conceptual and therapeutic advances in a variety of neurologic disease states, as well as interactive lunch workshops, special interest group sessions, and the ANA’s celebrated poster sessions. Other Meeting highlights include: • Presidential symposium featuring Susan Schneider Williams • Pre-meeting symposium on Saturday evening (October 20) • Plenary sessions on key scientific advances, featuring data blitz presentations • Professional development courses for academic neurologists at every career level • Women of the ANA luncheon • And much, much more! Who Should Attend : The ANA Annual Meeting has something to offer for everyone: medical students, residents, academic neurologists in their first faculty position, mid-level professionals and department chairs. ANA2018 is the ideal conference for any clinician-scientist looking to learn about cutting-edge research in the field and exchange ideas with thought leaders in academic neurology. Neurology students and residents can benefit from the insight of senior investigators, while experienced academic neurologists can meet up-and-coming talent in the field. The Annual Meeting also features career development sessions that offer strategies for achieving professional success, whether you are a student deciding which subspecialty to pursue or a department chair seeking best practices in administration. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 24 - 27, 2018 | CME 22.75 | USD $1350 | Atlanta, Georgia
Comprehensive Colposcopy & HRA Courses is organized by American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) and will be held during Oct 24 - 27, 2018 at Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter At Ravinia, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is beginning/intermediate colposcopists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Competencies and Objectives are : Upon completion of this educational activity and its post-test and evaluation tool, the participant should be able to: • Describe the anatomy, cytology, histology, and colposcopic findings of the normal and abnormal cervix, vagina, and vulva (medical knowledge); • Elicit and document an appropriate history including risk factors for lower genital tract neoplasia (medical knowledge, practice-based learning); • Define the pathophysiology of lower genital tract neoplasia, including the role of oncogenic HPV in preinvasive and invasive diseases of the cervix, vagina, and vulva (medical knowledge); • Define the Bethesda System of cervicovaginal terminology (medical knowledge); • Apply new standards for cervical cancer screening, including HPV testing (systems-based practice); • Describe the prevention of cervical neoplasia and genital warts using prophylactic HPV vaccines (medical knowledge); • Discuss the challenges of colposcopy and management of cervical neoplasia for selected patient populations such as adolescents, women infected with HIV, underserved women, and pregnant women (medical knowledge, practice-based learning, patient outcomes) • Perform appropriate cytologic sampling, colposcopic evaluation, and biopsies (including endocervical sampling), and become familiar with instrumentation and necessary supplies (practice-based learning); • Recognize the diagnostic characteristics of cervical abnormalities (low-grade and high-grade cervical lesions as well as adenocarcinoma in-situ and cervical cancer) on cytologic, colposcopic, and histologic exam (practice-based learning); • Interpret and correlate cytologic, colposcopic, and histologic results (practice-based learning); • Formulate a plan of care for the management of women with Pap test abnormalities according to the most recent ASCCP Consensus Guidelines, the ASCUS/LSIL Triage Study (ALTS), and other evidence-based guidelines (practice-based learning, systems-based practice, patient outcomes); • Describe, but not perform, treatment options to include cryosurgery and electrosurgical loop excision procedure (LEEP) of the cervix (practice-based learning); • Summarize and explain the diagnosis and management of vulvar and vaginal neoplasia (medical knowledge, practice-based learning); and, • Provide appropriate patient education and support (medical knowledge, interpersonal and communication skills).
Skin and Wound Management Course And National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy (NAWCO) Certification Exam - Atlanta (Oct 29 - Nov 02, 2018)
Oct 29 - Nov 02, 2018 | CME 22.75 | USD $2797 | Atlanta, Georgia
Skin and Wound Management Course And National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy (NAWCO) Certification Exam is organized by Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI) and will be held during Oct 29 - Nov 02, 2018 at Atlanta Renaissance Concourse Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22.75 Credits. The Skin and Wound Management course offers an evidence-based approach to wound management and current standards of practice to keep clinicians legally defensible at the bedside. Learning Objectives : • Discuss how standards standards of care, evidence based practice, and a multidisciplinary wound care team can affect clinical choices in wound management. • Discuss the basic anatomy and physiology of the skin. • Identify at least 5 parameters required for accurate wound assessment. • Identify pressure ulcer stages according to NPUAP guidelines. • Identify 5 factors which enhance or impede the wound healing process. • Explain 4 types of basic principles of wound bed preparation. • Identify 3 major components of a nutritional assessment for optimizing wound healing. • Identify 4 different categories for topical wound management. • Select treatment options based upon wound assessment, etiology, and goal of wound care. • Differentiate arterial, neuropathic, and venous ulcers in terms of causative factors, pathophysiology, appearance, and principles of management. • Describe 3 factors involved in development of a pressure ulcer and interventions to prevent their occurrence. • Describe at least 5 interventions that optimize acute surgical wound healing. • Differentiate between wound etiologies and clinical manifestations of acute and traumatic wounds. • Differentiate types of burns and principles of management. • Select treatment options and differentiate wound etiologies and clinical manifestations of chronic, malignant, and inflammatory wounds. • Discuss 3 adjunctive treatment modalities that enhance wound healing. • Discuss current multidisciplinary care approaches to wound care. • Discuss components required for accurate wound documentation. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 29 - 31, 2018 | CME 20.50 | USD $50 | Atlanta, Georgia
Pri-Med Atlanta Conference is organized by Pri-Med and will be held from Oct 29 - 31, 2018 at Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is clinicians in primary care, family medicine, pediatrics, and internal medicine. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.5 credits for Regional Conference and 8 Credits for The Southern Diabetes Initiative. Conference Description : Regional Conference : The first two days of education focuses on a wide variety of primary care topics, highlighting the latest guidelines and clinical pearls through unique and interactive evidence-based sessions. Regional Conference Learning Objectives : • Integrate new and updated guidelines, practices, therapies, and tools into your daily practice. • Develop and implement strategies that overcome patient and clinician barriers and improve health outcomes for your patients. • Recognize opportunities to enhance patient quality of life, encourage healthy lifestyles, and avoid unnecessary subspecialty consults number 2. The Southern Diabetes Initiative : The third day of the conference features Pri-Med's Southern Diabetes Initiative: Individualizing Care in the 21st Century. This is a deeper dive into the latest clinical guidelines and therapeutic developments in the fields of diabetes, obesity, and cardiometabolic disease. Southern Diabetes Initiative Learning Objectives : • Improve screening and diagnosis of prediabetes and diabetes through regular assessment of patients at risk for diabetes and comorbid disease. • Apply updated evidence-based guideline strategies for the screening and management of obesity in patients with diabetes and successfully navigate the clinical, ethnic, and cultural considerations that may influence effective management. • Develop guideline-based treatment goals that best meet the individual needs of patients with diabetes and cardiometabolic issues. • Distinguish among available and emerging diabetes therapies, used alone or in combination with other antihyperglycemic agents, with regard to efficacy and safety, in order to appropriately establish treatment regimens that best manage glycemic challenges, mitigate cardiometabolic risk, and achieve therapeutic goals. • Implement individualized, evidence-based strategies to overcome barriers in initiating and intensifying insulin therapy, alone or in combination with other antihyperglycemic agents, in patients with uncontrolled T2DM. • Apply current evidence and proven clinical strategies to reduce comorbid cardiovascular risks and complications of diabetes, including hypertension, dyslipidemia, coronary artery disease, and stroke. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 01 - 03, 2018 | CME 27.00 | USD $849 | Atlanta, Georgia
16th Annual School of Breast Oncology is organized by Physicians Education Resource, LLC (PER) and will be held from Nov 01 - 03, 2018 at Emory Conference Center Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is directed toward medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists whose primary practice focus is breast cancer and who intend to reinforce their knowledge base and expand their expertise in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and management. Participants will be primarily oncologists or fellows in training whose practice requires mastery and a critical understanding of the fundamental principles, pivotal published studies, and emerging information on the pathogenesis and management of breast cancer. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 27 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Overview : An increasing number of oncologists are focusing their clinical practices on the treatment of breast cancer, creating a need for specialized education. The School of Breast Oncology®, which has been held annually since 2003, was developed to advance patient care by providing a curriculum-based program focused exclusively on breast cancer clinical management. This intensive 3-day interactive program will provide a comprehensive review of data on the most important aspects of breast cancer biology, diagnostics, prevention, and treatment, with lectures emphasizing clinical implications presented by leading clinical investigators. Conference Objectives : At the conclusion of this activity, you should be better prepared to: • Review breast cancer pathology, tumor biology, and prognostic/predictive markers in order to stratify risk among patients with breast cancer • Discuss currently accepted diagnostic standards and imaging modalities for breast cancer • Integrate biomarkers, molecular assays, and other risk assessment tools into clinical practice to optimize clinical decision-making for patients with breast cancer • Describe current treatment standards concerning the use of surgical, radiation, and medical therapies for patients with breast cancer • Describe strategies for the management of early-stage or locally advanced breast cancer • Review methods to individualize the application of systemic therapies for patients with advanced breast cancer • Discuss strategies to proactively mitigate proactively predictable treatment-related toxicities to optimize outcomes for patients with breast cancer • Determine recent practice changing results from clinical trials and facilitate discussions with patients concerning eligibility for clinical trial opportunities Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 01 - 02, 2018 | CME 15.00 | USD $585 | Atlanta, Georgia
CEAS II: Expanded Ergonomics Assessment Skills Certification Workshop is organized by The Back School and will be held from Nov 01 - 02, 2018 at Residence Inn by Marriott Atlanta Midtown/Peachtree, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is PTs, OTs, CHTs, RNs, PT Students, Certified Safety Professionals, Industrial Engineers, Risk Managers, Ergonomists, Human Resources Professionals, PTAs, OTAs, ATs, NPs, OT Students, Industrial Hygienists, Chiropractors, Claims Managers, Safety Committee Members, Office Furniture Sales and anyone wanting to learn how to decrease risk of onsite employee injury and increase employee productivity and satisfaction. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 Contact Hours. Course Description : In the intermediate-level CEAS™ II workshop, registrants practice using the REBA (Rapid Entire Body Assessment), RULA (Rapid Upper Limb Assessment) and Rodgers Muscle Fatigue Analysis. These tools are designed to evaluate individual task steps. You will learn the differences between and uses of these quantifiable evaluation tools; practical techniques for choosing cost-effective solutions; and methods to compile concise client reports. Topics included are ageing workforce issues specific to healthcare professionals, office markets and manual material handling job sites. Conference Objectives are: • Analyze the multi-faceted impact of the ageing workforce and ways to address these concerns that benefit ALL workers. • Apply the use of the ergonomics assessment tools - REBA (Rapid Entire Body Assessment), RULA (Rapid Upper Limb Assessment) and Rodgers Muscle Fatigue Analysis in performing ergonomics analysis on individual task steps. • Investigate the injury and rehabilitation process associated with a persistent injury. • Identify issues encountered by Material Handlers and manufacturing and warehouse workers. • Discuss how shift work and sleep deprivation issues affect and influence job performance. • Construct a "Job/Process/Task Hazard Analysis" project. • Compose options for an "ERGO Leader" program. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.