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Dec 09 - 11, 2019 | CME 19.00 | USD $800 | Schaumburg, Illinois
3-Day: Vestibular Rehabilitation Intensive Training Course is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 09 - 11, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Schaumburg, Schaumburg, Illinois, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 19.0 contact hours / 19.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 19.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Audiologists • Athletic Trainers • Physicians Description: Successfully Resolving Vestibular Disorder Can Be Simple . Whether you want to treat the root cause of dizziness faster, build your business with vestibular referrals, or boost your personal value within a large organization, this program will get you where you want to go. The essential elements are common to all evidence-based vestibular treatments, and you will learn how you can integrate this framework with your current approach to methodology to make your vestibular interventions even more effective! The vestibular rehabilitation techniques you’ll learn in this training can transform your clinical practice and help improve your vestibular treatment outcomes, just as they have for other clinicians around the world. Objectives: • Evaluate the latest advances in vestibular rehabilitation and their implications for rehab. • Analyze the anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system. • Examine signs and symptoms of vestibular dysfunction. • Demonstrate screens and tests commonly used to evaluate vestibular patients. • Develop a comprehensive framework for evaluation. • Interpret evaluation findings appropriately. • Differentiate root causes of dizziness, vertigo, and vestibular disorders. • Determine appropriate candidates for vestibular rehabilitation. • Demonstrate maneuvers, rolls, thrusts, gaze stabilization exercise, and other vestibular rehabilitation techniques. • Explain clinical rationale for applying each technique. • Describe indications and contraindications for vestibular rehabilitation techniques. • Combine multiple approaches for better outcomes, including balance training, vestibular rehabilitation, gaze stabilization, targeted exercises and more. • Integrate therapy protocols for reducing dizziness, vertigo, and vestibular disorders. • Design comprehensive plans of care for a wide range of vestibular diagnoses. • Formulate strategies for addressing related symptoms, including migraines, neck pain, nausea and anxiety. • Apply the assessments and interventions discussed in this seminar to a series of interactive case scenarios. • Illustrate appropriate coding, billing, and documentation for vestibular disorders.
Oppositional, Aggressive, Attention-Seeking & Uncooperative Children, Teens and Young Adults: High-Impact Strategies to Reduce Chronic Misbehavior (Jan 23, 2020)
Jan 23, 2020 | CE Hours 6.25 | USD $250 | Schaumburg, Illinois
Oppositional, Aggressive, Attention-Seeking & Uncooperative Children, Teens and Young Adults: High-Impact Strategies to Reduce Chronic Misbehavior is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 23, 2020 at Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Schaumburg/Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, Illinois, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 hours of continuing education credit / 6.0 contact hours. Target Audience: • Psychologists • Social Workers • Counselors • Occupational Therapists • Speech Language Pathologists • Educators • Probation Officers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Other Helping Professionals that work with children Course Description: This seminar is for YOU if you work with young adults, teens or children who: • Debate and invite power struggles with parents or teachers • Display hostile, angry, revengeful, exploitative or predatory tendencies • Use silly immature tactics to gain attention and get noticed • Engage in property destruction, fire-setting, vandalism or animal cruelty • Have diagnoses such as ADHD, ODD, Bipolar Disorder, or Conduct Disorder • Act irresponsible, helpless, negligent or tardy • Snicker at charts-and-stars and other “behavior modification” attempts Attend this seminar and learn a wealth of high-impact techniques that cut across diagnostic lines and apply universally, from early childhood to young adult. Using these techniques will enable you to accomplish quickly what can often be missed in months of regular talk therapies, counseling or behavior modification reward systems. You’ll learn how to stop pre-delinquent clients’ manipulations such as victim playing, power struggling, denial, minimizing, defiance, evasive lying, excuse making, blaming, and justifying. You’ll learn key strategies for “reading” misbehavior to uncover its underlying needs and motivations. You can share these methods with teachers and parents to free them from “ignore-nag-yell-punish” cycles and senseless power struggles. Discover powerful techniques to divert and reduce hostility and revenge in oppositional, predatory, violent adolescents and young adults. You’ll be able to introduce presocial adaptive behaviors that develop conscience and satisfy their unmet needs that trigger misbehavior. Objectives: • Use at least 5 clinical interventions to reduce attention-seeking misbehavior in clients. • Demonstrate at least 4 clinical interviewing strategies to address resistance, reduce defensiveness and build trust with clients. • Implement at least 5 intervention methods to reduce power-displaying misbehavior in clients. • Incorporate effective interventions to help clients express anger in a constructive, healthy manner. • Teach caregivers behavioral strategies to increase compliance and cooperation at home and school. • Assess the client’s worldview and interpret the meaning behind maladaptive behavior in order to develop an individualized treatment plan.
Jan 31, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $250 | Schaumburg, Illinois
Psychopharmacology: What You Need to Know Today About Psychiatric Medications is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 31, 2020 at Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Schaumburg/Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, Illinois, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Addiction Counselors • Pharmacists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Mental Health & HealthCare Professionals Course Description: Most Up-To-Date Psychotropic Medications 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 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. • Implement effective methods to collaborate with patients and prescribers on issues surrounding compliance with medication treatments. • Communicate the potential benefits and risks of using psychotropic medication to treat a wide array of conditions. • Analyze the actions, therapeutic uses, and side effects of antidepressants in adults and children. • Explore psychotropic medication treatment options for clients with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. • Explain current controversies in psychopharmacology, including Alzheimer’s medications and newly approved medications for various conditions.
Mar 02, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $250 | Schaumburg, Illinois
Anxiety and Panic Disorder: Expressive and Mindfulness-Based Interventions is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 02, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Schaumburg, Schaumburg, Illinois, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Teachers • School Administrators • Occupational Therapists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Are you looking for new ways to help your clients combat anxiety? Do you have clients who are having difficulty identifying their triggers, or struggling to verbalize their feelings? In this program Dianne Taylor Dougherty, MS, CAGS, LPCS, will fill up your therapeutic toolbox with creative, evidence-based expressive therapy interventions that will help you disarm skeptical and resistant clients. You don’t have to be a skilled artist, writer or musician to incorporate these strategies. Dianne will provide you with tips and goals you can use the very next day! Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to assess anxious habits, symptoms, and behaviors and stop the “anxiety spiral” in the first session! Discover how combining new, Expressive Therapy Techniques with CBT and MBSR can help treat even the most resistant anxiety symptoms. Experience how these evidence-based treatment strategies can improve problem solving, reduce stress and increase awareness and energy. You’ll see how the powerful interventions taught in this program will transform the lives of your clients and improve the care you provide! Objectives: • Explore the inverse relationship between anxiety and problem solving; utilize cognitive and expressive therapy tools to integrate problem solving skills into the client’s treatment plan. • Implement treatment strategies to help clients self-intervene in fight, flight, or freeze states and dissociative symptoms. • Utilize clinical strategies derived from expressive therapies to reduce anxious symptoms and increase energy and awareness in clients. • Apply mindfulness skills, including mindful labeling and observation, to treat symptoms of anxiety and panic disorder. • Evaluate the clinical presentation of anxiety and panic to improve client assessment and treatment planning. • Develop clinical skills to address treatment-resistant issues, including perfectionism, subjugation and procrastination.
Apr 16, 2020 | CME 5.50 | USD $150 | Schaumburg, Illinois
Pediatric Pearls Spring is organized by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and will be held on Apr 16, 2020 at Hyatt Regency Schaumburg, Chicago, Schaumburg, Illinois, United States of America. Accreditation: Credit Designation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 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 is designed for healthcare providers interested in the latest pediatric treatments related to several advanced conditions as well as some more common dilemmas encountered in the daily practice of pediatric medicine. For this installment, we present lectures on cleft lip and palate, teeth and jaw issues (and other dental issues), primary ciliary dyskinesia, an update on concussion, the neuropsychological assessment of the concussed patient, overuse injuries, craniosynotosis and the office-based knee exam. Objectives: Explain embryologic basis and anatomy of cleft lip and cleft palate. • Recognize the importance of multidisciplinary care for patients with cleft lip and/or cleft palate. • Review the medical and surgical timeline for care of a patient with cleft lip and/or cleft palate. • Describe the four clinical criteria that are highly suggestive of a diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) • Discuss the recommended testing to diagnose primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD )and the role of the Pediatric PCD Center at Lurie Children’s • Review updates on concussion management in children including return to learn and return to play guidelines • Discuss the differences in bone physiology between adults and children Review common patterns of injury in children • Discuss a variety of overuse injuries seen in skeletally immature individuals • Demonstrate an understanding of common pediatric dental emergencies • Recognize a true dental emergency that requires immediate treatment • Discuss the difference in diagnosis between positional plagiocephaly and synostotic plagiocephaly. • Make a clinical and imaging diagnosis of craniosynostosis. • Discuss the current surgical treatment of craniosynostosis. • Lead a focused exam of the knee to identify the most common pediatric knee conditions
Apr 17, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $250 | Schaumburg, Illinois
Stabilizing the Core & the SI Joint with Muscle Energy Techniques is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 17, 2020 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Schaumburg Woodfield, Schaumburg, Illinois, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Massage Therapists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Athletic Trainers • Exercise Physiologists • Personal Trainers Course Description: Your work with lower back pain can give clients their lives back, allowing them to once again enjoy the activities that debilitating pain had taken from them. But core misalignment and sacroiliac joint dysfunction (SIJD), the source of pain for one out of three clients with back pain, can mimic numerous dysfunctions that frustrate your ability to identify the root of your clients’ problem. Ultimately, you can find yourself going down the wrong treatment path, leaving you feeling defeated and worried that your client will face surgery that could be avoided. This seminar will give you the skills and tools you need to properly stabilize the SIJD and core. Feel your confidence grow and your skills sharpen as you learn special assessment tests and measures, so you can address the pain faster; and evidence-based osteopathic-derived muscle energy techniques and neuromuscular therapy to restore function quicker. Sign up today and experience the satisfaction of greater therapeutic success for your patients. Objectives: • Review the anatomy and the dynamic nature of the pelvic girdle and SI joint. • Identify the principles of muscle energy techniques for lower back and SI joint. • Pinpoint the causes of sacroiliac pain and dysfunction with proper assessments for the SI joint and core stabilizing tissue. • Evaluate SI joint upslips and corrections. • Create a rehab plan using techniques for restoring SI joint, sacral, and core function and mobility. • Apply strategies for resolving functional scoliosis and sciatica.