Upcoming Medical Conferences in Oak LawnSearch Criteria : United States of America Oak Lawn
Feb 01, 2019 | CME 6.30 | USD $229.99 | Oak Lawn, Illinois
Psychopharmacology: What You Need to Know Today about Psychiatric Medications is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 01, 2019 at Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn, Oak Lawn, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Counselors, 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 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: • 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.
Mar 15 - 24, 2019 | CME 63.00 | Oak Lawn, Illinois
Awesome Review Certification and Recertification Course is organized by Awesome Review Inc and will be held from Mar 15 - 24, 2019 at Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn, Oak Lawn, Illinois, United States of America. Target Audience for this medical event is physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 63.00 Contact Hours. Educational Objectives: After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to: • Recognize and apply the most current scientific, clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic advances • List and prescribe generic medicine to treat disease with increased national health care (i.e. Diabetes) • Describe the pathophysiology and correlate with a clinical presentation for IM disorders Prepare for ABIM Certification and Recertification exam. NOTE: This Conference will Held at Mar 15-17 and 22-24, 2019. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 17, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $219.99 | Oak Lawn, Illinois
Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations for Advanced Practice Clinicians is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 17, 2019 at Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn, Oak Lawn, Illinois, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 Contact hours. 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.
Aug 09 - 10, 2019 | CME 15.00 | USD $450 | Oak Lawn, Illinois
Spinning Beyond Basics - An Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation Course is organized by Healthclick and will be held from Aug 09 - 10, 2019 at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is PT, PTA, OT, AT. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 hours of CME credits. This course is 18 contact hours/1.8 ceus for therapists licensed in NY, IL, or DC. Course Objectives are: • Identify signs and symptoms that differentiate the diagnostic groups of BPPV, cervical dysfunction, psychogenic, Meniere's disease and migraine. • Perform appropriate examination procedures to distinguish between the diagnostic groups of BPPV, cervical, psychogenic, Meniere's disease and migraine. • Design customized exercise protocols for each of the diagnostic groups of BPPV, cervical, psychogenic, Meniere's disease and migraine. • Identify psychological problems that can affect the management of vestibular problems and learn how to modify treatment interventions, plans and goals. • Recognize role of migraine as both primary (causing of distinct vertigious episodes) and secondary (traditional migraines leading to more persistent motion, intolerance) contributor to dizziness and its impact on rehabilitation. • Develop an understanding of the important role of both the medical and rehabilitative aspects managing dizziness and when to refer to another provider. • Identify a multitude of balance facilitation techniques both for motoric and sensory balance deficits with the dizzy patient. • Develop skills related to the "fine art" of vestibular rehabilitation, which is the accurate interpretation of eye motion as it relates to the patient's clinical presentation. • Develop improved management skills for patients stable vestibular deficits such as status post acoustic neuroma disability, including fundamental skills related to facial rehabilitation, expected outcomes and treatment progressions. • Identify the clinical presentation and learn clinical testing of patients with superior canal dehiscence (fistula) and current management. • Recognize the clinical presentation of patients with Mal de Debarquement, current theories of pathophysiology and current recommended management strategies. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.