Upcoming Medical Conferences in Johns CreekSearch Criteria : United States of America Johns Creek
Nov 01 - 02, 2019 | Contact Hours 15.50 | USD $450 | Johns Creek, Georgia
Intervention in the NICU: A Neurodevelopmental Approach Session 2 is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Nov 01 - 02, 2019 at Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Johns Creek, Georgia, United States of America. Target Audience: Because PT, OT and SLP practice in the NICU environment is not considered entry level by the AOTA, APTA and ASHA, it is advised that clinicians engage in continuing education courses and mentorships. This course is geared at an introductory to intermediate level. Credits: • Texas Physical Therapy Association accredited provider. This course meets the approval for type 2 CEUs by the TX Board of OT Examiners. • Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 15.5 contact hours • NBCOT professional development provider-15.5 PDU's • This program has been submitted for approval of 15.5 clock hours of continuing education credit • This course is offered for up to 1.55 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). • This course meets the criteria for 15.5 hours that can be applied toward the NTNCB Neonatal Therapy Certification Course Description: This course is designed to provide participants with evidence based research that will contribute to their development and implementation of best practices of therapeutic intervention programs within a NICU environment. This course is designed to provide the therapist currently practicing within a NICU setting the knowledge base to apply evidence based assessment, application and intervention services. Course Objectives: Following Completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Discuss the theoretical basis and the evidence based outcomes for therapeutic services in the NICU. • Identify common self-regulation signals and different state behaviors displayed by premature infants. • Discuss typical motor and sensory development observed in premature infants; 23-24 weeks gestational age to one-month-old postconceptual age. • Discuss the pathophysiology of common medical diagnoses found in the NICU, the outcome of these diagnoses and potential impact a therapeutic management/treatment intervention may have with the infant and family/caregiver. • Apply evidence-based research to clinical application for therapeutic evaluation, assessment and intervention in the NICU and after discharge. • Provide evidence-based recommendations of follow-up care of an infant and family/caregiver after discharge from the NICU.
Apr 04, 2020 | Contact Hours 7.00 | USD $245 | Johns Creek, Georgia
Pharmacology Fundamentals for Therapists is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held on Apr 04, 2020 at Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Johns Creek, Georgia, United States of America. CEU Credits: This course meets the criteria for 7 contact hours (0.7 CEUs). Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 7 contact hours - 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 - 7 PDUs. PHARMACOLOGY Fundamentals for Therapists sponsored by This course is offered for up to .7 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). Course Description: Patients undergoing therapy routinely take both prescription drugs and OTC medicines that ultimately influence treatment outcomes. Therapists with knowledge of these medicines practice safer, more effective therapy. The course will examine Rx and non-Rx medicine used in the therapy setting and will cover side effects that influence treatment and outcomes. Information will focus on drug actions and patient errors when treating pain, as well as common disorders of the musculoskeletal, neurologic, cardiorespiratory, and endocrine systems. Common OTC drugs and herbals are examined for occult hazards and drug interactions. Electronic resources for free drug-related information will be demonstrated. Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the participant will: • Describe basic factors that control drug uptake, bioavailability, and metabolism. • List benefits, limitations, and adverse effects of drug families used to treat inflammation and pain. • Classify drug families and drugs used to treat disorders and diseases of the musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiorespiratory, and endocrine systems. • Describe how drug choices and administration influence therapy outcomes, including common errors in drug administration committed by patients. • Define potential harms and drug interactions for over-the-counter medications and herbals. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.