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Dec 11, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $229.99 | Boise, Idaho
Acute Care & ICU Rehab: Strategies for the Medically Complex Patient is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 11, 2019 at The Riverside Hotel, Boise, Idaho, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 Contact hours / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapy Assistants • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners Description: Explore the latest interventions for improving functional mobility, strength, independence, and outcomes in acute care rehab. Designed for all practice levels, from the new grad to the veteran acute care professional, this hands-on course will provide you with an updated knowledge base for making appropriate decisions within the ICU and acute care environments, implementing assessment and treatment tools, integrating existing treatment plans with progression into the plan of care, and adjusting or accommodating treatment interventions across the hospital stay through transition out of the hospital. Discover the latest assessment techniques and learn how to integrate treatments into rehab plans during acute and post-acute phases. Practice the latest interventions, strategies, and best practices in hands-on labs throughout the day. Discover new treatments for: • Early mobilization • Management of lines, wires and tubes • Respiratory distress • Intubation/Vent dependency • Discharge planning • Caregiver training • Productivity • Billing/Documentation Objectives: • State the critical elements of analysis and assessment in mobilizing medically fragile patients. • Develop an appropriate plan of care for patients who present with a criticaly ill cardiac, neurological or respiratory diagnosis. • Distinguish the characteristics, similarities of, and differences between, medically fragile and general acute care patients and methods to implement successful therapeutic interventions with each. • Demonstrate an understanding of the outcome tools available for assessment of the acute or critically ill patient. • Evaluate strategies for addressing the behaviorally challenging patient and successful methods for patient engagement. • Identify methods to effectively document progression throughout the acute care spectrum.
Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Recognizing & Treating the Emerging Epidemic - Idaho (Dec 11, 2019)
Dec 11, 2019 | CE Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Boise, Idaho
Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Recognizing & Treating the Emerging Epidemic is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 11, 2019 at The Riverside Hotel, Boise, Idaho, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Teachers • School Administrators • Occupational Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Other Helping Professionals Who Work with Children Description: The increasing rate of stress and trauma to children, which includes divorce, family breakdown, violence in society, the media, and a failing school system, has produced a “shell shocked” generation suffering from anxiety in many cases. The challenge for clinicians is to recognize anxiety in children and help them cope. Dr. Steve O'Brien will teach you how and why anxiety develops in children and adolescents. She will present practical treatment strategies that can be applied immediately. The seven key anxiety disorders along with case examples to be addressed include: • Separation anxiety disorder • Panic disorder • Overanxious disorder • Obsessive-compulsive disorder • Social anxiety disorder • Phobias • Post-traumatic stress disorder Other co-occurring disorders (e.g. behavior problems, medical conditions, depression, ADHD, learning disabilities, selective mutism) will also be discussed. Emphasis will be on creative interventions involving insight-oriented, cognitive-behavioral, biological, mindfulness, expressive arts and family systems approaches. Objectives: • Apply the “Three Ingredients” framework for understanding how, why and when anxiety occurs in children. • Draw from 10 specific stress-management strategies to target the "when" factor in child and adolescent anxiety. • Recommend 8 steps teachers can take to reduce anxiety in the classroom for more focused attention. • Implement at least one effective treatment strategy for each of the 7 key anxiety disorders to modify sources of stress. • Designate 3 steps that schools can take to create a safe, calm environment for meeting the needs of anxious students. • Create a therapeutic alliance with parents to improve the effectiveness of clinical treatment with anxious kids.
Dec 18, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Boise, Idaho
Bringing Trauma-Informed Yoga into Mental Health Clinical Practice is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 18, 2019 at Best Western Vista Inn At The Airport, Boise, Idaho, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 Contact Hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Psychotherapists • Social Workers • Case Managers • Psychologists • Psychiatrists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Other Mental Health Professionals • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants Course Description: Discover yoga-based interventions that can help regulate the autonomic nervous system and learn how to incorporate these interventions for effective outcomes. Join Irina Diyankova, Ph.D., RYT-200, for an in-depth training on the principles and practices of trauma-informed yoga, with a special focus on chair yoga practices, yogic breathing exercises, and yoga nidra, the yogic sleep. This workshop also incorporates techniques and theory from trauma studies, somatic psychotherapy and Ayurveda. Throughout the day, you will learn the importance of nervous-system regulation to the process of psychological healing. Learn first-hand why organizations as diverse as the U.S. Army and the U.S. prison system have embraced yoga as an evidence-based approach to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression. You will leave the workshop with the background and tools you need to evaluate the benefits of adding trauma-informed yogic interventions to whatever style of therapy you currently practice. Course Objectives: • Evaluate ways that autonomic nervous system dysregulation contributes to PTSD symptoms. • Ascertain symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder which can be decreased through trauma-sensitive yoga practice. • Analyze ways that trauma-informed chair yoga postures can be used in the individual or group psychotherapy session. • Determine the benefits of bringing yogic deep relaxation into the therapy session. • Identify yogic strategies to help reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression in clients. • Explain the potential for improved clinical outcomes resulting from incorporating yoga and three-part deep breathing practices.
Feb 28 - 29, 2020 | Boise, Idaho
2020 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Northwest Annual Meeting is organized by American College of Sports Medicine Northwest Chapter (ACSMNW) and will be held from Feb 28 - 29, 2020 at Boise, Idaho, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 18, 2020 | CE Hours 16.00 | USD $285 | Boise, Idaho
A Manual Therapy Approach to Treatment of Headaches is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held on Apr 18, 2020 at Carrington College, Boise, Idaho, United States of America. Accreditation: This course has been submitted for 16 continuing education hours. Approval amounts may vary per state. Certificates of attendance with the number of course hours will be given to each participant at the completion of the course. Course Description: This one-day class focuses on taking a very common condition that is not commonly treated by therapists – headaches - and showing clinicians how to become comfortable treating it. Treatment approaches include Muscle Energy Technique (MET) to the cervical spine, myofascial release to the neck and head, posture retraining and review of other causes / treatment in a comprehensive approach. The class is evidence based and every technique is repeated multiple times throughout the class so each participant has the chance to learn them well. When you leave this class you will walk away with a comprehensive and strong foundation for treatment of the head and neck. As with all of our manual therapy courses, this seminar will follow a progression of principles and reinforce them throughout the seminar, is at least 75% hands-on lab, and will give the clinician hands-on skills they use immediately upon their return to the clinical setting. Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • Correctly differentiate 4 characteristics of musculoskeletal headaches from other causes • Identify 4 different referral patterns by vertebral level • Identify 5 different referral patterns by muscle • Demonstrate the ability to complete 6 mobilizations of the cervical spine • Demonstrate the ability to treat 5 myofascial dysfunctions in muscles most commonly causing headache • Demonstrate the ability to correct 4 mechanical dysfunctions leading to muscle and joint dysfunctions Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Sep 12 - 13, 2020 | CE Hours 16.00 | USD $575 | Boise, Idaho
An Orthopedic Approach to Myofascial Release is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from Sep 12 - 13, 2020 at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, Idaho, United States of America. Accreditation: This course has been submitted for 16 continuing education hours. Approval amounts may vary per state. Certificates of attendance with the number of course hours will be given to each participant at the completion of the course. Course Description: This class will help you to learn a clinically and anatomically based approach to myofascial release. We focus on how the muscle and fascia create dysfunction in the body, increase the stress on the system and cause symptoms that become common diagnoses that we treat every day. Learn to integrate this effective tool into your daily treatment and expand the options you have to treat dysfunction. As with all of our manual therapy courses, this seminar will follow a progression of principles and reinforce them throughout the 16 hours, is at least 75% hands-on lab, and will give the clinician hands-on skills they use immediately upon their return to the clinical setting. Topics Covered: • Review of pertinent anatomy • Introduction to the fascial system and its relationship to other systems • Palpation of the bony structures and muscular segments • Motion testing - static and dynamic • Treatment of the thorax • Treatment of the upper quadrants • Treatment of the lower quadrants • Treatment of scars • Integrated fascial elongation • Three-dimensional, functional stretching • Application to specific clinical situations Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • Confidently describe and independently state the rationale for doing Myofascial Release and its specific effect • Correctly demonstrate proper hand technique, grading of the level of touch, and the effects of a release • Correctly describe the importance of fluid fascial movement in a 3 dimensional system, allowing for the physiologic system to have the ability to provide resilience to dysfunction • Confidently describe the different layers of fascia and know when to treat each layer • Confidently explain and independently state how specific myofascial restrictions in different parts of the body can create the orthopedic dysfunctions that we treat on a daily basis Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Aug 12 - Nov 29, 2019 | CNE 12.50 | USD $150 | Boise, Idaho
UW PTC - Clinical Practicum: Idaho is organized by National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers (NNPTC) and will be held from Aug 12 - Nov 29, 2019 at Central District Health Department, Boise, Idaho, United States of America. Continuing Nursing Education: A certificate for 12.5 contact hours Description: The clinical practicum includes basic examination skills, skill development in sexual history taking, review of clinical case studies, and hands-on experience in the STD clinic and laboratory. The practicum includes participation in performing STD-related examination of patients in the presence of a skilled preceptor. Laboratory training includes hands-on training in the practice of rapid syphilis tests and saline and darkfield microscopy. Continuing Education is available. The practicum is designed for clinicians and for students in medical professions training programs who have had previous training or experience in performing pelvic exams. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.