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Jan 31, 2019 | CME 6.30 | USD $229.99 | Oak Brook, Illinois
Psychopharmacology: What You Need to Know Today about Psychiatric Medications is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 31, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Oak Brook, Oak Brook, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Counselorsm, Social Workers, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Case Managers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Addiction Counselors, Pharmacists, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Other Mental Health & HealthCare Professionals. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 Contact hours. Conference Description: Most Up-To-Date Psychotropic Medication Info Demands on mental health professionals to expand their knowledge of psychotropic meds are like never before…not only do you need to be on top of the latest developments and what is on the horizon, but you also have to take that information, and use it most effectively for your client. • Improve clients’ understanding of their mental illness, and how medication aids recovery • Identifying treatment concerns with inappropriate, inadequate doses of medication • Tools to help clients manage unpleasant side effects • Strategies to improve client adherence to medications • Depression, bipolar, anxiety, schizophrenia, ADHD -- the latest trends in medication management Conference Objectives are: • Articulate the clinical uses of the five major psychotropic medication classes – antidepressants, mood stabilizers, anti-anxiety agents, antipsychotics and psychostimulants –including their efficacy and their common side effects. • Communicate the potential benefits and risks of using psychotropic medication to treat a wide array of conditions. • Explore psychotropic medication treatment options for clients with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. • Analyze the actions, therapeutic uses, and side effects of antidepressants in adults and children. • Implement effective methods for collaborating with clients, families and prescribers in order to build a comprehensive treatment plan. • Explore specific ethical issues and their resolve to the everyday practice of clinical psychopharmacology.
Feb 20, 2019 | CME 5.50 | Oak Brook, Illinois
Pediatric Pearls: Development & Behavior is organized by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and will be held on Feb 20, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Oak Brook, Oak Brook, Illinois, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Target Audience: Family Practice, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Pediatrics, Physician Assistant. Conference Description: This conference designed for healthcare providers interested in learning more about typical and a-typical behavior and development in our young children. Conference Objectives: • Recognize the signs of an irritable infant and determine the causes of the fussiness and if a referral to a specialist is warranted. • Discuss the approaches to treating the child with downs syndrome , including new recommendations for advancing their developmental milestones. • Explain the developmental and behavioral concerns in the child ASD and the dilemmas in screening. • Describe the developmental and behavioral issues in the child with congenital heart disease. • Recognize the reasons to be alarmed when speech and language is delayed and when to be concerned. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 09, 2019 | CME 5.50 | Oak Brook, Illinois
Pediatric Pearls: Spring - Otolaryngology is organized by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and will be held on Apr 09, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Oak Brook, Oak Brook, Illinois, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Conference Description : This full-day Conference will focus on many ENT-related topics and will be rpesented by leading experts from the Division of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery (ENT) at Lurie Children's. They will discuss cleft anomalies, stridor, sinusitis and nasal obstruction and wil provide the 2019 guidelines and recommendations for ear infections and ear tubes. The day will then move on to bowel management and ear deformities and end with a talk on positive ANAs and rheumatology in kids. Conference Objectives are : • Recognize branchial cleft anomalies and prescribe treatment. • Discuss stridor in infants and appropriate management. • Discuss 2019 guidelines for ear infections and ear tubes. • Summarize the consequences of nasal obstructions and surgical approaches. • Discuss the meaning of a positive ANA and when to send an ANA. • Recognize arthritis and enthesitis. • Decide when it is time to refer to Rheumatology. • Discuss the utility of labs in the diagnosis of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 16, 2019 | Contact hours 6.30 | USD $219.99 | Oak Brook, Illinois
Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations for Advanced Practice Clinicians is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 16, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Oak Brook, Oak Brook. Illinois, United States of America. Target Audience: • Nurses • Advanced Practice Nurses • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Pharmacists • Nurse Practitioners • Physician Assistants Credits: • Nurses/Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialists: 6.3 contact hours • Nurse Practitioners: 6.0 contact hours • Pharmacists: 6.3 contact hours • Physician Assistants: 6.25 hours of clinical Category I CME credit Course Description: Attend this seminar and learn proper prescribing, patient education and monitoring procedures for a variety of drug regimens used to treat common acute and chronic infectious diseases. Choosing an antibacterial agent can be challenging, given the plethora of drugs available on the market and the emerging trend in bacterial resistance. You will learn the pharmacology of different classes of antimicrobials used to treat infectious disease states encountered in clinical practice. Discover the spectrums of activity, pharmacokinetic characteristics and parameters for monitoring therapeutic outcomes. Emphasis is placed on the new antimicrobials and advances in evidence-based treatment guidelines. You will leave this seminar better prepared to design appropriate and cost-effective drug regimens for improved therapeutic outcomes. Learner Objectives: • Analyze the major classes of antibiotics and their pharmacokinetic characteristics. • Apply current evidenced-based approaches to select appropriate treatment regimens for common infections encountered in clinical practice. • Prescribe antimicrobials based on empiric dosing recommendations. • Plan goals of therapy and parameters for monitoring therapeutic response to antimicrobials. • Recommend specific antimicrobial therapeutic drug monitoring to maximize efficacy and minimize toxicities (e.g., vancomycin and aminoglycosides). • Develop preventative strategies to limit antimicrobial resistance. • Design patient and caregiver education on the proper use of antimicrobials.
Sep 19 - 22, 2019 | Oak Brook, Illinois
American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) - Economic Research Forum (ERF) Regional Workshop is organized by American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) and will be held from Sep 19 - 22, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Oak Brook, Oak Brook, Illinois, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.