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Sep 17 - 19, 2020 | MOC 20.25 | USD $2,295.00 | Glenview, Illinois
Ultrasonography: Essentials in Critical Care is organized by American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and will be held from Sep 17 -19, 2020 at CHEST Innovation, Simulation, and Training Center, Glenview, Illinois, United States of America. Target Audience: Intensivists, critical care, emergency medicine physicians, hospitalists, pulmonary and critical care fellows, and advanced practice providers are encouraged to attend. Accreditation: Physician Credit: CHEST designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ABIM MOC Statement: Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 20.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points. Nursing Credit: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16433, for 20.25 contact hours. Course Description: Study essential elements of critical care ultrasonography to advance your practice and your patient care. This intensive 3-day, hands-on learning experience will focus on three key elements: • Image acquisition will be practiced on human models using high-quality ultrasound machines and supervised by experienced faculty. Training sessions give you practical, hands-on training with a 1:3 teacher-to-learner ratio, so you benefit from personal instruction. • Image interpretation occurring during group sessions under the supervision of experienced faculty members offers relevant practice. Numerous ultrasound images demonstrating normal and pathologic findings will give you a comprehensive learning opportunity. As you improve your skills, you will be further challenged with unknowns and case-based image sets. • Your knowledge base will be enhanced through pre-course study materials and lectures that focus on important aspects of critical care ultrasonography. Discussions will have immediate application within your practice. Learning Objectives: After participating in this educational activity, you should be able to: • Discuss the knowledge base required to perform point of care ultrasonography. • Incorporate the interpretation skills required for taking critical care ultrasonography into frontline management of the ICU. • Identify appropriate uses of ultrasonography in pulmonary and critical care practice. • Demonstrate appropriate image acquisition techniques required for critical care ultrasonography. • Interpret image-based clinical cases. Tuition: Discount for nonphysicians, advanced practice providers, and physicians-in-training - $700.
Sep 18 - 19, 2020 | CEU 16 | USD $1,195.00 | Chicago, Illinois
Dental Management of Sleep Apnea & Snoring is organized by Sleep Group Solutions (SGS) and will be held from Sep 18 - 19, 2020 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago O'Hare Rosemont, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 16 CEU. Description: This is a MUST attend for any dental office that is looking to implement a Sleep Protocol, or learn how to increase existing Sleep revenues. Day 1: ● Sleep 101 – sleep stages, disorders and the need for sleep apnea treatment ● Sleep apnea symptoms/clinical issues ● Improving Case Acceptance - Treating snoring and sleep apnea in a dental office. ● Prepare overnight home sleep study for select course attendees ● Hands on with Pharyngometer / Rhinometer for airway testing ● Working with Sleep Physicians and Building relationships with local MD’s Day 2: ● Download previous night’s Home Sleep Tests study and review study data and sleep report with class ● Dental Sleep Medicine step-by-step protocol flow chart ● Oral Appliance Pro’s & Con’s: Dorsal, Herbst, EMA, TAP, Panthera, and SomnoMed ● Case presentations and How to Market a Sleep Practice ● Review of the latest codes, fees, procedures with medical billing and Medicare. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Sep 18 - 26, 2020 | Contact Hours 135 | USD $3,100.00 | Elgin, Illinois
Lymphedema Therapy Certification is organized by Klose Training & Consulting, LLC and will be held from Sep 18 - 26, 2020 at AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Elgin, Elgin, Illinois, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 135 contact hours. Target Audience: This course is offered to all Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Massage Therapists*, Nurses, Athletic Trainers Certified, Nurse Practitioners, Medical Doctors, Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine, and Doctors of Chiropractic. Course Description: This engaging 135-hour course teaches you the skills and knowledge necessary to safely and effectively treat patients with lymphedema using Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT). You will learn Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), compression bandaging, skin care, and patient-appropriate exercises. At the conclusion of the course, you will be certified in Lymphedema Therapy (CLT) and can immediately start working with patients. The course begins with a 45-hour online Home-Study Module that can be completed at your own pace anywhere you have access to the internet. This Module is followed by 90 hours of classroom (lab) instruction over nine days. Learning Objectives: Each participant will be trained in the four components of Complete Decongestive Therapy. Upon completion of the class, the therapist will be able to: • Identify the components of the lymphatic system and its function • Identify various medical conditions that can lead to the development of edema and lymphedema • Differentiate between a variety of peripheral edemas and identify necessary treatment strategies for each condition • Identify the application, medical indications, and contraindications for Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) and Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) • Identify various compression therapy application strategies for patients with lymphedema and chronic venous insufficiency • Attest to the importance of skin care and hygiene for patients with lymphedema • Attest to the importance of a proper exercise protocols for individuals at risk for and with lymphedema • Identify risk-reduction practices for patients at risk for lymphedema • Distinguish between a variety of measurement techniques used in the evaluation of edema/lymphedema and custom-made compression garments • Identify the most effective lymphedema treatment protocols based on current evidence • Establish CDT treatment plans for individuals with primary and secondary lymphedema • Effectively perform MLD sequences for patients with primary and secondary lymphedema and post-traumatic and post-surgical edema • Competently apply short-stretch compression bandaging systems for patients with upper and lower extremity lymphedema.
Sep 18 - 19, 2020 | CME 12.25 | USD $95.00 | Chicago, Illinois
Advanced Practice Providers (APP) Oncology Summit is organized by Horizon CME and will be held from Sep 18 - 19, 2020 at Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Target Audience: APP Oncology Summits are developed with and for advanced practice providers including NPs, PAs, pharmacists, and clinical nurse specialists. As part of the multidisciplinary team in the care of cancer patients, hematology/oncology nurses, students, physicians, and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of cancer patients are also welcome to attend. Accreditation: ANCC The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Upon completion, NPs and RNs will be awarded up to 12.25 contact hours and up to 4.0 pharmacology hours. ACPE This activity has been submitted to the Washington State Pharmacy Association for approval to award up to 12.25 credit hours. Learners must attend all sessions in a Block in order to claim ACPE credit for that Block (see agenda for block schedule). Washington State Pharmacy Association is accredited as an approver of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. BCOP In collaboration with HOPA, the session Symptom Management with a Focus on Psychiatric Issues is approved for 1.25 BCOP CE credits. AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Credit Designation Horizon CME designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Course Overview: The APP Oncology Summit is a two-day conference designed to provide advanced practice providers (APPs) with the latest evidenced-based strategies to optimize care and outcomes for patients with cancer. This conference is planned with and for advanced practice providers (NPs, PAs, pharmacists, and nurse specialists) and is a collaborative effort of oncology clinicians from multiple organizations in each community. The APP Oncology Summit offers a unique opportunity for APPs from various healthcare teams in the community to collaborate, learn from each other and national faculty, and share best practices on a range of issues related to the care of cancer patients. Note: Industry Employee** registration is date-based pricing +$200
Sep 19, 2020 | CME 7 | USD $650.00 | Downers Grove, Illinois
Improving Quality and Safety in Your Endoscopy Unit is organized by American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and will be held on Sep 19, 2020 at ASGE Institute for Training and Technology, Downers Grove, Illinois, United States of America. Who Should Attend: Practicing gastrointestinal endoscopists and surgeons, medical directors, nurse managers, unit managers and allied professionals interested in advancing their knowledge in endoscopy unit quality and safety. Accreditation: ASGE designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Course Description: This highly popular course was developed by ASGE to educate physicians and non-physician staff of endoscopy units on how to translate quality and safety concepts into everyday practice. Through a mixture of didactic lecture and interactive sessions taught by leading experts in the field, participants of the course will advance their knowledge of endoscopy unit quality and safety, as well as discuss emerging trends and evidence. They will also be prepared to apply for the ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program or be able to renew their current participation. What Will You Learn: Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to: • Identify ways to define and measure quality in endoscopy • Describe techniques to make endoscopy more efficient while maintaining safety • Describe methods to improve patient satisfaction in endoscopy, including improved doctor-patient communication • Recognize the potential sources of infection from contact with various body fluids, their transmissibility during gastrointestinal endoscopy, and their susceptibility to potential disinfectants • Specify measures for improving unit quality, including training and credentialing for new procedures, quality assurance programs, sedation and monitoring, and unit accreditation and re-accreditation
Sep 19 - 20, 2020 | USD $575.00 | Chicago, Illinois
An Introduction to Vestibular Rehabilitation is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from Sep 19 - 20, 2020 at Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Course Description: This class focuses on providing an excellent framework for the clinician to effectively treat vestibular disorders. Like all of our courses, this vestibular physical therapy continuing education course focuses on teaching clinicians to actually treat disorders in this rapidly expanding area. One of the strengths of this course is that it applies to clinicians without any vestibular experience, providing ample tools to treat vestibular disorders, while still maintaining the interest and expanding the capabilities of clinicians more experienced in the field of Vestibular Rehabilitation. BPPV is covered at great length in this course. Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • Describe six key components of the anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system. • Discriminate between ten common pathophysiologic conditions of the vestibular system. • Complete a thorough interview of a patient and hypothesize three potential diagnoses using five key questions outlined in the manual. • Hypothesize the differential diagnosis of a mock patient who presents with vertigo versus dizziness. • Complete a thorough examination of a patient, and compare three subjective complaints to the objective findings. • Identify eight standardized assessment tools for use with patients with a vestibular disorder. • Perform three specific tests of vestibular function (VNG, Rotary Chair, and Sensory Organization Testing). • Correctly demonstrate the bedside oculomotor exam and interpret the results. • Distinguish between canalithiasis and cupulolithiasis and accurately locate the involved canal. • Justify the use of a specific treatment theory (habituation, adaptation, and/or substitution), and design a treatment plan specific to that patient, given a patient's diagnosis and findings through an objective exam. • Describe two potential psychological manifestations that may occur with prolonged episodes of dizziness. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
ELiTE - Intermediate Shoulder and Elbow Course is organized by Acumed LLC and will be held on Sep 19, 2020 at Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Sep 21 - 22, 2020 | CE 12 | USD $769.00 | Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
Environment of Care & Infection Prevention & Control is organized by Joint Commission Resources (JCR) and will be held from Sep 21 - 22, 2020 at Joint Commission Conference Center, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, United States of America. Who Should Attend: Facilities management professionals, infection prevention professionals, nurses, environmental services leadership, risk and accreditation managers, and quality managers and directors. Accreditation: • ANCC: 12.0 CE • ACHE: 12.0 CE • CA Board of Registered Nursing: 12.0 CE Overview: The cross section of the environment of care and infection control is of utmost importance in the delivery of safe and effective high quality care. This unique program brought to you by the industry experts will help you gain an understanding of the intersection of the standards, identify the associated risks and how to address them, and provide insight into trends in both areas to improve your organization’s performance. What Will You Learn: During this 2-day seminar, environment of care and infection control experts will help you gain an understanding of how these two critical areas need to work together and how to build working relationships between infection preventionists and facilities staff to promote compliance with Joint Commission accreditation standards for EC and IC, helping to improve outcomes and create a safer environment for the delivery of quality care. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Sep 22 - 24, 2020 | Chicago, Illinois
Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) Streamlining Healthcare Expo and Business Exchange is organized by Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) and will be held from Sep 22 - 24, 2020 at Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 23, 2020 | Lisle, Illinois
Illinois Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (IASCA) 2020 Annual Meeting is organized by Illinois Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (IASCA) and will be held on Sep 23, 2020 at Sheraton Lisle Naperville Hotel, Lisle, Illinois, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.