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Oct 14 - 15, 2019 | CME 14.00 | USD $335 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) Course is organized by Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) Education Programs and will be held from Oct 14 - 15, 2019 at IU Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14 Contact hours. Target Audience: The TCAR course offers acute care, critical care, perioperative, and rehabilitation nurses the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to address the needs of the hospitalized trauma patient. TCAR covers a wide range of pathophysiologic and nursing concepts and is designed to be a broad, core-level program, rather than an advanced or specialty-specific course. Although registered nurses are TCAR's target audience, the information contained in this program has proven useful to physical therapists, paramedics, social workers, dietitians, respiratory therapists, speech and occupational therapists, LVNs/LPNs, and others who interact with the hospitalized trauma patient. Course Description : Unlike standardized trauma programs targeted at prehospital and emergency care providers, the Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) course was specifically created to meet the learning needs of INPATIENT trauma nurses. This live, 2-day educational offerings give hospital staff members the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to meet regulatory requirements and provide excellent care to this challenging patient population. TCAR Course Content : PART 1–Participants focus on concepts relevant to the nursing care of the injured, hospitalized patient: • The trauma care spectrum • The biomechanics of trauma • The body's response to injury PART 2–Learners participate in interactive, expanding case scenarios that address the needs of hospitalized patients with injuries to major body systems. Each module introduces specific trauma care concepts including pathophysiology, patient assessment, and complications. Surgical, medical, and nursing management options and outcome criteria are introduced while analyzing patients with: • Thoracic injury • Abdominal injury • Musculoskeletal injury • Craniocerebral injury • Spine and spinal cord injury Each interactive expanding case scenario promotes critical thinking, knowledge synthesis, and clinical reasoning skills by inviting learners to: • Incorporate injury biomechanics information • Analyze clinical assessment data • Suggest appropriate care interventions • Identify individuals at risk for deterioration • Prevent, recognize, and manage complications • Understand current trends and issues in trauma patient care • Predict each patient's care trajectory • Set realistic goals and evaluate outcomes Course Objectives: • Describe the trauma continuum of care. • Explain the bio-mechanics of common injuries. • Anticipate specific wounds and complications based on mechanism of injury information. • Discuss the body's multi-system responses to traumatic insults. • Incorporate physical assessment, imaging studies, and laboratory data to evaluate the hospitalized trauma patient. • Describe appropriate medical, surgical, and nursing interventions for frequently encountered injuries. • Interact with interdisciplinary team members to provide timely care to injured patients. • Prevent, identify, and manage complications common to the hospitalized trauma patient. • Identify realistic trauma patient goals and evaluate care outcomes. • Address the psycho-social needs of hospitalized trauma patients and their family members. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 20 - 23, 2019 | USD $750 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Collaborating Across Borders (CAB) VII Conference is organized by Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) and will be held from Oct 20 - 23, 2019 at JW Marriott Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. Description: Collaborating Across Borders is North America's premier interprofessional health care education and collaborative practice condference. Building on the highly successful CAB Conferences series, CAB VII will link educators, researchers, practitioners, students, and patients form Canada and the United States in essential discussions around interprofessional health care education, practice, leadership and policy in North America. CAB VII Goals: This signature event aims to bring together learners, scholars, and practitioners in the field of interprofessional education and (or for) collaborative patient-centered (or person-centered) care to: • Share the latest knowledge about interprofessional education and collaborative practice. • Discuss important issues related to interprofessional education and collaborative practice, including policy issues, and how they might be addressed. • Form collaborative relationships. Pre-Conference Workshops will be held on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at JW Marriott Indianapolis: 8:30 AM–11:30 AM | Morning Workshop Sessions Workshop 1: Global Leadership in IPECP Research – An Intro to Co-Creation of Best Practice Guidelines. Workshop 2: Building High Performing Teams: How Inter-organizational Partnerships to Deliver Competency-Based Team Workshops Can Support Collaborative Practice & Communities of Care. Workshop 3: Implementation of a Longitudinal Standardized Patient Encounter: How do you evaluate individual students and student teams? Workshop 4: Empathic Design Thinking: An Innovative Problem Solving Methodology for Interprofessional Practice. 1 PM–4 PM | Afternoon Workshop Sessions Workshop 5: Approaches to Facilitate Interprofessional Team Development Among Student Learners, Health Professions Faculty, and Healthcare Professionals. Workshop 6: Cards for Humanity: Creating a New Interprofessional Game. Workshop 7: Conflict Engagement = Interprofessional Collaboration: Practical Strategies for Healthcare Professionals. Workshop 8: IPE via Distance Education: Pedagogical Pathways Spanning the Distance. Workshop 9: IPE/IPP/IPC: From Practice to Policy – and Back Again: Doing Things Right, for the Right Reasons. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 23, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.00 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Reasoning with Unreasonable People: Focus on Disorders of Emotion Regulation is organized by Institute for Brain Potential (IBP) and will be held on Oct 23, 2019 at Wyndham Indianapolis West, Indianapolis, Indiana, 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 is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Institute for Brain Potential maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program is 6 CE credits. Counselors & Marriage and Family Therapists: This program provides 6 clock hours. 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: Institute for Brain Potential is an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Approved Provider, #6050. 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 (Performance Skills) and Professional Issues (Supervision). 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 Physical Therapy Board of California. The Indiana Physical Therapy Committee accepts courses from the providers approved by the PT licensing boards of other states. This program provides 6 contact hours. Speech-language Pathologists: Institute for Brain Potential is approved as a provider of CE by CA Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Board (SLPAB). The Indiana Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board accepts courses from the providers approved by the Speech-Language Pathology &Audiology licensing boards of other states. This program provides 6 contact hours Massage Therapists: Institute for Brain Potential is approved by NCBTMB as a CE Approved Provider, #450939-09. This course provides NCBTMB-approved 6 CE hours of Advanced Science credit. Case Managers: This 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 a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration(CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) willreceive 6 CPEUs for completion of this program. Allied Health Professions: Naturopathic Physicians, Veterinarians, Prosthetists, Orthotists, and Chiropractors receive a Certificate of Completion for this 6-hour program. Please contact your regulatory board to determine course approval. Educators: educators in IN can earn 7.5 PGPs for successfully completing this program.
Oct 24 - 26, 2019 | Credit Hou 34.50 | Indianapolis, Indiana
American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) 2019 National Convention is organized by American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and will be held from Oct 24 - 26, 2019 at Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 34.5 Credit Hours. Pre-Convention Workshops will be held on Oct 23, 2019 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 30, 2019 | Contact Hours 7.75 | USD $100 | Indianapolis, Indiana
IU Health Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Providers is organized by Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) and will be held on Oct 30, 2019 at IU Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7.75 Contact Hours. Target Audience: Adolescent Medicine, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Allergy and Immunology, Cardiovascular Disease , Child Neurology , Clinical Neurophysiology , Colon and Rectal Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism , Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Geriatric Medicine , Hematology, Hospice and Palliative Care, Hospitalist, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine, Nursing, Orthopedic Surgery, Other, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Endocrinology , Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Surgery , Pediatrics, Surgery General, Thoracic Surgery Overview: This activity is designed to update providers in Indiana with prescriptive authority. Topics will include the most current evidence, best practices, ethics, quality outcomes related to prescribing, and current legal issues surrounding prescribing. Objectives: • Outline the current evidence linking patient outcomes to prescribing practices. • Highlight one strategy for quality improvement that can be applied to your prescribing practice. • Develop one strategy for decreasing opioid prescription use in your practice. • Relate current evidence on vaccination safety for increased compliance of immunizations in children and adults. • Update current practice to new recommended guidelines for hypertension treatment. • Identify the mechanism of action for commonly prescribed antibiotics and apply their use to appropriate clinical diagnosis. • Compare and contrast the specific pharmacology of the major classes of drugs, important distinctions among the different classes, the risk benefits in relation to the organ systems they affect, and the impact on disease management. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 01 - 02, 2019 | Contact Hours 13.50 | USD $435 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Critically Thinking Through the Critically Ill in the ICU and Acute Care Settings is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Nov 01 - 02, 2019 at IU Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. Audience: This course is designed for PTs, PTAs, OTs, OTAs interested in advancing practice in the Critical Care Patient Populations. Will focus on adult patients 18 years and older in the intensive care unit acute care setting and specifically when they are critically ill. A focus of the course will be the acute critically ill multi-trauma patient population. CEU Credits: This course meets the criteria for 13.5 contact hours (1.35 CEUs). Application has been made to the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, the OH Physical Therapy Association, and the PA State Board of Physical Therapy. The DC, DE, IN, and VA Board of Physical Therapy accepts other Board's approvals. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 16.2 contact hours. Application has been made to the FL Physical Therapy Association for 16 continuing education hours. Approved provider by the FL Board of Occupational Therapy. Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 13.5 contact hours - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEU's does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA NBCOT professional development provider-13.5 PDU's. Course Description: This engaging, evidence-based course takes therapists on a deep dive into the orthopedic-trauma and traumatic brain injury patient populations to improve effectiveness of treatment in the ICU and acute care setting. The teachings in this course are also applicable to critically ill patients. This course will go beyond the basic knowledge of evaluation and treatment of patients in the Critical Care Environment. It will focus on expanding the role of the therapist in the ICU setting and establish a knowledge base and treatment approach beyond mobility and exercise. The Critically Ill Trauma patient population will be of specific focus in this course with a deep dive into the orthopedic-trauma and traumatic brain injury patient populations. Current research and case examples will be utilized throughout. This course is also applicable to a large patient population of those who are or have been critically ill in their course. Course Objectives: At the completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Discuss the importance of a multi-professional approach with complex patients in the ICU and identify early predictors and indicators to assist the medical team in determining a patient’s projected course. • Perform treatments for the critically ill beyond mobility and exercise prescription and create a plan for timing of treatment to illicit maximal function with patients who are medically complex using outcome measures and an evidence based approach. • Justify their own “gut instincts” regarding projecting a patient course and how to assist the multi-professional team in higher level clinical decision making. • Interpret fracture patterns, management, and treatment while identifying the impact to the therapy picture and plan for patients involved in a trauma. • Assess, perform treatment and manage cases for patients with Traumatic Brain Injury in the ICU setting. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Childhood Apraxia of Speech: The Kaufman K-SLP Methods and Behavioral Strategies To Build Successful Vocal Communication (Nov 08, 2019)
Nov 08, 2019 | CEU’s 0.60 | USD $219 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Childhood Apraxia of Speech: The Kaufman K-SLP Methods and Behavioral Strategies To Build Successful Vocal Communication is organized by Northern Speech Services (NSS) and will be held on Nov 08, 2019 at Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 0.6 ASHA CEUs. Target Audience: Speech-language pathologists, ABA technicians, special education teachers, and parents of children with apraxia. Focus will be children ages 2-8 years with apraxia of speech and/or other speech sound disorders. Description: • This clinical presentation will focus on evaluation and treatment strategies for Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) using the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol (K-SLP) methods. It will include defining CAS, establishing motivation, using reinforcement, implementing and fading cues, and scripting functional expressive language. It will also include implementing the principles of motor learning for practice schedules and how to move from the acquisition stage to the retention stage of learning to be an effective vocal communicator. • The methods, strategies, and techniques presented in this program follow the most current research in CAS and will provide clinicians with the information they need to help children with CAS progress from a simple core vocabulary to phrases and eventually to sentences and conversational speech. In addition, treatment videos will be used to enhance the learning experience. Objectives: • Understand and analyze a norm-referenced, standardized test which relates directly to this approach in order to identify this unique population of children. • Use evaluation information to establish goals for single words and phrases. • Implement a specific treatment approach using phonological processes to simplify the motor plans for CAS. • Provide five lists of single words to target in therapy. • List principles of motor learning for the acquisition vs. the retention stages of learning. • Explain the importance of mixing and varying tasks/blocked vs. random practice.
Nov 11 - 13, 2019 | CE 7.00 | USD $545 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Building the Future of Healthcare is organized by Midwest Healthcare Engineering Conference (MWHCEC) and will be held from Nov 11 - 13, 2019 at Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7 CECs (equivalent to 7 contact hours). Description: Today’s healthcare engineers are tasked with building the future of healthcare. From clinical requirements and patient expectations, to building codes and budgets, the healthcare industry is changing rapidly and healthcare engineers must stay ahead of the curve. Education is specifically designed to address the changes impacting healthcare engineering/facility management departments. You’ll gain a broader perspective of the trends impacting healthcare, the regulatory issues to stay ahead of, and the technical skills you need to efficiently manage your facility. MWHCEC 2019 will give you the tangible action plan you need to ensure your department operates efficiently now while preparing for the future. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 14, 2019 | CME 3.50 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Andrea Gianaris Pancreatic Cancer Symposium is organized by Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) and will be held on Nov 14, 2019 at Joseph E. Walther Hall (R3), Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery-Integrated Overview: Andrea Gianaris Pancreatic Cancer Symposium Objectives: • Describe management for patients with pancreatic cancer based on novel and exciting basic science research. • Discuss "best" clinical practice guidelines. • Recognize management options for patients with pancreatic cancer Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 16 - 17, 2019 | Contact Hours 18.00 | USD $435 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Evidence Based Cancer Rehabilitation Resources and Its Role in Cancer Survivorship is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Nov 16 - 17, 2019 at Franciscan Health Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. Audience: This course is of interest to all healthcare professionals contemplating or currently providing oncology services CEU Credits: Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043 for 15 contact hours (1.5 CEUs) - Intermediate level. This course meets the criteria for 15 contact hours (1.5 CEUs). The DC, DE, and VA Board's of Physical Therapy accept other Board's approvals. Application has been made to the MD Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Approved by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 18 contact hours. Occupational Therapy Process: Assessment, Intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA NBCOT professional development provider- 15 PDUs Course Description: Advances in the medical management of cancer have led to earlier detection, improved treatments, and increased survival rates. However, research shows that most cancer survivors experience long-term physical, psychosocial, and cognitive impairments during and following cancer treatment. Rehabilitation professionals are increasingly challenged to provide supportive cancer services that address quality of life, cancer-related fatigue, neuropathy, musculoskeletal deficits, and integumentary concerns. This interactive course will discuss the latest evidence based tools and strategies for the care of patients with diverse cancer types across the cancer continuum. Functional outcome measures and current reimbursement requirements from Medicare and private insurance companies will be addressed. Problem-based case studies and lab activities will enable participants to develop an effective therapy program for cancer survivors. Course Objectives: Upon Completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Understand the pathology and medical management of various types of cancer • Perform a thorough evaluation of the patient with cancer • Select functional outcome measures and evidence based assessment tools • Develop and progress a cancer rehabilitation plan to address cancer related side effects • Understand current reimbursement mandates of federal and private insurance companies.