Upcoming Medical Conferences in Oak BrookSearch Criteria : United States of America Oak Brook
Nov 07 - 09, 2019 | USD $185 | Oak Brook, Illinois
47th Annual Meeting Midwest Chapter-ACSM is organized by Midwest Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (MWACSM) and will be held from Nov 07 - 09, 2019 at Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center, Oak Brook, Illinois, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 09 - 10, 2019 | Contact Hours 16.00 | USD $661 | Oak Brook, Illinois
CRS: Continence, Reproduction, and Sex is organized by The Institute of Physical Art, Inc. (IPA) and will be held from Nov 09 - 10, 2019 at Body Gears Physical Therapy (Oak Brook), Oak Brook, Illinois, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 Contact Hours. Audience: PT, PTA, OT, SPT Attendees agree to utilize all skills of evaluation, assessment and treatment learned in this course to the extent allowed under the regulations of their professional practice act. By registering you acknowledge that your attendance does not represent authorization by the IPA, or any of its officers, to utilize any of the material learned which may lie outside of the strict interpretation of your practice act. Course Purpose: This course is a lab-intensive introduction to the Functional Manual Therapy® system that will train the participants to diagnose and treat continence, reproduction systems, sexual function and the pelvic area in both men and women. The purpose is to learn functional manual therapy techniques to address mechanical, neuromuscular, and motor control issues that arise in the pelvic health population and realize the connection the pelvic girdle and pelvic floor have to the rest of the body. The course will address when pain is present in continence, reproduction, and sex how manual therapy can improve normal, efficient mobility of the pelvic floor muscles, pelvic girdle, and visceral structures in order to obtain optimal mobility for functions needed for continence, reproduction, sex. The course will involve external techniques for the abdomen and pelvic floor and internal techniques for the pelvic floor. This course focuses on evaluating, assessing, and treating dysfunctions based on the 3 IPA pillars: mechanical capacity, neuromuscular function, and motor control. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Navigating Ethical Challenges in Mental Health Practice: Current Guidelines for Clinicians (Feb 14, 2020)
Feb 14, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Oak Brook, Illinois
Navigating Ethical Challenges in Mental Health Practice: Current Guidelines for Clinicians is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 14, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Oak Brook, Oak Brook, Illinois, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: The field of ethics is constantly changing, requiring you to continually update your knowledge and skills in this area. Dr. Susan Zoline will provide you with an overview of contemporary clinical, ethical, and legal dilemmas faced by mental health professionals. You will be provided clear strategies for approaching and resolving ethical dilemmas with particular attention to boundary issues, high risk situations (suicide, violence, and abuse) and risk management. Case examples will be examined and group discussion will be integrated into the presentation to illustrate the grey areas surrounding these complex issues. Dr. Zoline brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this program, having taught graduate level ethics courses for 25 years and serving as the co-chair of her state psychological association ethics committee, which she has been a member of for many years. She brings enthusiasm and clarity to a topic which is often considered dry and anxiety provoking. Objectives: • Articulate distinct clinical, ethical and legal responsibilities and duties in mental health clinical practice. • Implement clear strategies for approaching and responding to ethical dilemmas using a step-by-step decision making model. • Establish current best practice knowledge and guidelines for assessing and responding to clients who present with risk of suicide, violence and/or possible abuse or neglect. • Incorporate important confidentiality, informed consent and risk management safeguards/procedures into one’s clinical practice. • Communicate common boundary dilemmas which emerge in clinical practice with recommendations to maintain healthy professional boundaries. • Designate multicultural diversity factors which may impact ethical decision making. • Determine common pitfalls in clinical practice which could cause ethical or legal liability.
Mar 12, 2020 | CME 6.00 | USD $150 | Oak Brook, Illinois
Pediatric Pearls Mental & Behavioral Health is organized by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and will be held on Mar 12, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Oak Brook, Oak Brook, Illinois, United States of America. Accreditation: Credit Designation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Overview: This full-day conference should be attended by healthcare providers interested in learning more about several mental health topics relevant to our youth. Incuded will be topics on depression/anxiety, oppositional defiant behavior, the effects of chronic illness on mental wellness, the mental health of the LGBTQ commuity and the effect of social media on teens. Several longer sessions and expert panels will take a deep dive in these hot topics allowing ample time for discussion. Objectives • Discuss the range of common behavioral problems presenting in primary care setting • Review the application of behavioral psychology to oppositional behavior for the purpose of providing health education and prescriptive interventions to parents • Identify prevalence rates, symptoms, and effective treatments for disruptive behavior disorders • List pediatric disorders commonly associated with anxiety • Describe strategies to assess the extent to which anxiety is contributing to symptom presentation • Utilize language and skills to help patients and caregivers recognize and address the role of anxiety in their illness or syndrome • Describe the developmental processes of gender identity development among transgender and gender non-conforming youth • Discuss current research findings on autism, depression, anxiety, ADHD and gender variance • Describe the importance of family acceptance in shaping mental health outcomes for youth • Explain the difference between demoralization and clinical depression • Identify key target symptoms for pharmacotherapy in clinical depression • Describe the evidence-based newly mandated strategies for suicide screening by the JCAHO • Discuss implications of the ADHD, anxiety and depression diagnosis in children with chronic illness • Discuss common behavioral health outcomes of chronic illnesses in children and adolescents • List the major social medial platforms and their similarities and differences • Explain different ways parents can manage their child's social media usage and describe the importance of parent social media usage as a risk factor Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available
May 15, 2020 | CME 5.50 | USD $150 | Oak Brook, Illinois
Pediatric Pearls Allergy & Immunology is organized by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and will be held on May 15, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Oak Brook, Oak Brook, Illinois, United States of America. Target Audience: Family Practice, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Pediatrics, Physician Assistant Accreditation: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Overview: This full-day conference is perfect for the healthcare practitioner interested in learning more about allergy/immunological issues in the young patient. Several topics being presented will include new data, research and approaches for food allergy and avoidance, drug allergies, and allergy testing. Other topics will include an update on atopic dermatitis and immunodeficiency. The breakouts in the afternoon will be case-based and interactive allowing for a deeper dive in some of these topics. Objectives: • Describe the impact of labeling a child with a beta-lactam allergy • Discuss common presentations and proper evaluation of beta-lactam allergy in children • Identify steps primary care providers can employ to reduce unnecessary antibiotic avoidance • Discuss desensitization modalities for food allergy including oral immunotherapy, epicutaneous immunotherapy and sublingual immunotherapy • Identify new immunomodulatory drugs that are being studied as adjunctive therapies for food allergy immunotherapy • Identify other potential treatments for food allergy that are in the research pipeline • Recognize atopic dermatitis chiefly on the basis of the clinical exam • Mange exacerbations appropriately, on the basis of evidence and recommendations • Select treatment for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis on the basis of available data • Discuss the increased incidence of food allergies in children and potential casual factors • Describe potential ways to families on how intervene to prevent development of food allergies • Discuss test modalities and clinical scenarios in which they are helpful and limitations • Discuss risks and benefits of blood allergy testing