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Aug 31 - Sep 05, 2019 | CME 60.00 | USD $1058 | Skokie, Illinois
Ophthalmology Lecture Review Course is organized by The Osler Institute and will be held from Aug 31 - Sep 05, 2019 at Holiday Inn Chicago North Shore (Skokie), Skokie, Illinois, United States of America. Designation: The Osler Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 60 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Course Description: This comprehensive review is designed to help you pass your written exams and to update your clinical knowledge base; it is especially useful to Ophthalmology residents taking their WQE as well as practicing physicians preparing to take the cognitive DOCK exam or to complete the Quarterly Question Module in lieu of the DOCK Core Knowledge Module. This 6-day seminar course includes didactic lectures, e-syllabus (containing all PowerPoint® presentations), and embedded Q&A examples for each topic. Emphasis is on evidence-based practice and board-relevant standards of care, incorporating new concepts and testing strategies including an extensive review of optics and refraction, ophthalmic imaging, and newer approaches to ophthalmic surgery. Many of our previous participants found the course provided them with improved diagnostic and evaluation skills and helped them recognize specific areas of weakness for further self-study. Topics Covered: • Eyelid Anatomy • Orbit Anatomy • Eyelid Malpositions • Orbital Inflammatory Syndromes and Thyroid Disease • Orbital Tumors • Uveitis • Pediatric Oph (Strabismus and Amblyopia) • Glaucoma • Orbital Imaging • Lacrimal Diseases • Orbital Trauma • Optic Neuropathies • Pupils, Visual Fields and Temporal Arteritis • Cranial Neuropathies • Supranuclear and Nystagmus • Myasthenia and Thyroid • Phakomatosis • Pediatric Oph (Non- Strabismus) • Ophthalmic Pathology • Optics and Refraction • Corneal Ulcers and Dystropies • Lens and Cataracts • Cornea Surgery • Ocular Surface • Conjuntival Disorders • Peripheral Disorders • Ocular Pharmacology • Peripheral Retinal Diseases • Retinal Vascular Diseases • Critical Reasoning and Communication Skills • Fluorescein Angiography • Retinal Vessel Occlusion • Inherited Chorio-Retinal Diseases • Macular Degeneration • Intraocular Tumors • Diabetic Retinopathy • Laser Photocoagulation and Alternatives Early Bird Special, Save 10% on Registration fee until July 31 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 11, 2019 | CE Credits 6.00 | Skokie, Illinois
Conscientious Eating: Mental Health, Inflammation and the Aging Brain is organized by Institute for Brain Potential (IBP) and will be held on Oct 11, 2019 at Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago North Shore (Skokie), Skokie, Illinois, United States of America. Accreditation: Nurses: Institute for Brain Potential (IBP) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This program provides 6 contact hours for nurses. Psychologists: Institute for Brain Potential maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program is 6 CE credits. Counselors & Marriage and Family Therapists: Institute for Brain Potential is an Illinois Department of Professional Regulation Approved CE Sponsor for marriage and family therapists, #168.000183. This program provides 6 clock hours of CE credit. Social Workers: Social workers participating in this course will receive 6 clinical continuing education clock hours. Social Work Practice Level: Intermediate. Chemical Dependency Professionals: Institute for Brain Potential is approved by the NAADAC Approved Education Provider Program, Provider #102949. This program provides 6 continuing education hours (CEHs). Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians: Institute for Brain Potential is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This knowledge-based activity provides 6 contact hours (.6 CEUs). Dental Professionals: This program is 6 CE hours. Occupational Therapists: The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. This program provides 0.6 AOTA CEUs or 6 contact hours. Content Level: Intermediate. Content Focus: Domain of OT (Areas of Occupation and Client Factors). Nursing Home Administrators: Institute for Brain Potential is a Certified Sponsor of professional continuing education with the NAB and has approved this program for 6 clock hours under its sponsor agreement with NAB/NCERS. Physical Therapists: Institute for Brain Potential is approved as a provider of physical therapy continuing education by the IL Department of Professional Regulation, Sponsor #216.000210. This program provides 6 contact hours. Speech-language Pathologists: This program is designed to meet the needs of speech- language pathologists. Participants willreceive a certificate for completing this 6-hour program. Massage Therapists: The program provides 6 CE hours. Institute for Brain Potential is approved by NCBTMB as a CE Approved Provider, #450939-09. This course provides NCBTMB-approved 6 CE hours. Case Managers: This educational activity provides 6 hours of Category 2 CME creditsThis program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide 6 CE contact hours to CCM® board certified case managers. Physician Assistants: This educational activity provides 6 hours of Category 2 CME credits. Dietitians: IBP is an IL Department of Professional Regulation Approved CE Sponsor for LDNs, #199.000112. IBP is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 6 CPEUs for completion of this program. Allied Health Professions: Naturopathic Physicians, Veterinarians, Prosthetists, Orthotists, and Chiropractors receive a Certificate of Completion forthis 6-hour program. Educators: educators in IL can earn 7.5 PDUs for successfully completing this program. Topics Include: • Inflammation • Mental Health and the Brain • Protecting the Aging Brain Objectives: Acquire an in-depth understanding of how conscientious eating can help reduce inflammation, curtail stress-related eating, lessen anxiety, elevate mood, improve sleep, and protect the aging brain. Health professionals working in medical, dental, and behavioral practices completing this new 6-hour program should be able to: • Identify how diet affects stress, mental health, and appetite. • Describe the link between inflammation of the GI tract, anxiety and mood, and anti-inflammatory foods. • Discuss how conscientious eating can help protect the aging brain. • List conscientious eating habits that can calm an overactive brain