Upcoming Medical Conferences in IndianapolisSearch Criteria : United States of America Indianapolis
Dec 13, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Psychopharmacology in Plain English is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 13, 2019 at Crowne Plaza Indianapolis-Airport, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). 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: Does this sound familiar? Your clients are taking multiple psychotropic medications prescribed by different health care professionals. You watch as prescriptions stream in from psychiatrists, family physicians, nurse practitioners, and others, and you discover that your clients have no idea who wrote which prescription or why they are even taking the medication. You realize that despite the confusion, you still have a responsibility to know your clients’ symptoms and reactions to medications, and to coordinate their care. Dr. Kenneth Carter shares practical and useful information that you need to advocate for your clients. You will get the latest information on antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, medications for insomnia, and others. You will take a close look at the ethical decisions that accompany their use. You will leave better prepared to communicate with your clients as well as the prescribers, as Dr. Carter instructs you on how the medications work, their benefits, and the side effects and dangerous reactions associated with them. Objectives: • Define the proper role of mental health professionals who treat clients receiving both psychotherapeutic medications and psychotherapy. • Explore specific ethical issues and resolutions related to communicating with clients and prescribing professionals about psychotropic medications. • Explain the neurotransmitter systems and neuroanatomy underlying the biological basis for mental disorders and pharmacotherapy. • Describe the major classes of drugs used to treat mental disorders and which mental disorders are appropriately treated with each class of drugs. • Explore psychotropic medication treatment options for clients with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. • Analyze the role that half-life plays in the efficacy of insomnia medications prescribed for clients.
Jan 14, 2020 | CME 5.50 | Free | Indianapolis, Indiana
Train the Trainer Point of Care Ultrasound is organized by Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) and will be held on Jan 14, 2020 at Health Information and Translational Sciences, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Surgery General, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, Family Medicine Overview: This course will provide point-of-care cardiac, OB, vascular access and aorta ultrasound instruction for educators and providers. Topics will be covered in lectures and hands-on training performed on standardized models. Objectives: At the end of this activity, learners should be able to: • Perform bedside echocardiography to rapidly diagnose and guide management in patients presenting with a cardiovascular complaint • Perform focused aorta ultrasound to identify aneurysm and dissection • Perform focused trauma ultrasound to identify free intraperitoneal and/or intrathoracic fluid • Perform focused OB ultrasound to identify an intrauterine pregnancy or absence of an IUP, and to find free intraperitoneal fluid • Learn procedural guidance for vascular access Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jan 22, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Anxiety, Worry & Panic: Effective Strategies to Calm the Anxious Mind is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 22, 2020 at Crowne Plaza Indianapolis-Dwtn-Union Stn, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapist Assistants • Speech Language Pathologists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Do you want to gain powerful techniques for your clients who struggle with treatment resistant anxiety, worry and panic? Learn how to assess anxious habits, symptoms and behaviors using effective cutting-edge, evidence-based strategies…even with your toughest clients! Dr. Jennifer Abel will teach you how to stop the anxiety spiral early to significantly reduce the habit of worry and panic using self-controlled desensitization. Experience how evidence-based treatments can help your clients problem solve, reduce tension, and increase energy. Learn unique, effective approaches to mindfulness, cognitive therapy, and exposure, including thought-labeling, interoceptive exposure, and better-but believable thoughts. Case studies, role plays, demonstrations and interactive discussions will be utilized in this cutting-edge seminar. Objectives: • Articulate components of the “anxiety spiral” and utilize several evidence-based strategies (including self-controlled desensitization) to prevent exacerbation of symptoms. • Specify five potential anxiety treatment pitfalls and learn evidence-based approaches to avoid or correct them. • Implement four mindfulness strategies for treating anxiety symptoms in a clinical setting. • Evaluate the inverse relationship between worry and problem solving, and identify its implications for treatment of anxiety. • Examine the clinical presentation of panic, worry and fear of guilt and how they compare to Obsessive • Compulsive Disorder; learn clinical strategies to stop these cycles of negative reinforcement. • Develop clinical skills to address treatment-resistant issues, including perfectionism, subjugation, procrastination, hypochondriasis, and catastrophizing/intolerance of uncertainty.
Feb 06, 2020 | Hours 6.25 | USD $249.99 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Primitive Reflex Integration through Neuroplasticity is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 06, 2020 at Crowne Plaza Indianapolis-Dwtn-Union Stn, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 clock hours/ 6.0 contact hours or 0.6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Physical Therapist • Occupational Therapist • Speech Language Pathologist • Physical Therapy Assistant • Occupational Therapy Assistant • Educator • Early Interventionist Course Description: In this interactive 6-hour workshop, improve treatment for your clients by discovering the link between primitive reflexes and development. Learn to evaluate the influence of primitive reflexes with central nervous system development stages, as it relates to function. Practice simple techniques to immediately add to your treatment sessions, leading to increased developmental success: • Neurological Deficits • Sensory Processing Problems • Behavioral Challenges • Learning Disabilities • Autism • ADHD Objectives: • Identify primitive reflexes and how they contribute to development. • Articulate testing and influence of the retention of primitive reflexes. • Demonstrate the integration exercise, including modifications, for each reflex. • Identify the behavioral and physical symptoms associated with each reflex. • Examine why the reflexes may still be present. • Discuss what reflex integration can accomplish. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 06 - 07, 2020 | Contact Hours 12.60 | USD $499.99 | Indianapolis, Indiana
2-Day Myofascial Release Intensive Training: Soft Tissue Mobilization for Rapid Functional Outcomes is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Feb 06 - 07, 2020 at Crowne Plaza Indianapolis-Dwtn-Union Stn, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.6 contact hours / 1.25 CEUs / 12.5 CE hours. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Massage Therapists • Occupational Therapists • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants • Rehab Nurses • Exercise Physiologists • Athletic Trainers • Rehabilitation medicine physicians • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists • Personal Trainers Course Description: Do you ever feel as if you’re playing that frustrating game of chasing pain with your patients without lasting results? Exercise and medication are limited in their effects on chronic pain; and a schedule full of patients needing manual therapy can leave you feeling exhausted and ultimately weaken your treatment. Experience a breakthrough in your practice by bringing lasting change to your patients with myofascial release. Even if you already use some of the techniques or are familiar with the theory, this 2-day certification refines your skills and goes a long way in making your work more efficient and effective. After 2 days of training with a master clinician in myofascial release and soft-tissue mobilization, you’ll begin to see a dramatic increase in functional mobility in your patients while simultaneously saving your hands for your next patient. Where symptoms in the past seemed elusive and remote in the body, you’ll now have the skills to assess the fascial impairments and pinpoint the underlying barriers to release the tension and pain that ultimately impairs function and activity. Be precise in how you differentiate between myofascial pain and fibromyalgia and identify what motion limitations there are with simple biomechanical screenings. Release painful trigger points and tension rapidly, improve circulation, increase flexibility, and restore alignment for documentable functional outcomes – all in just 2 days. This certification sets you apart as a highly qualified and skilled soft tissue professional. You’ll be recognized for your advanced skills in soft-tissue mobilization, making your practice more marketable with results patients are will to pay for. Sign up today for your chance to become certified in this powerful, evidence-based method. Objectives: • Analyze the anatomy and function of the fascial system. • Discuss the evidence-based research regarding the impact of the fascial system and efficacy of myofascial release. • Perform an assessment to identify mobility restrictions, painful trigger points, and functional impairments related to abnormal fascial tension. • Define fascial tension’s contribution to abnormal posture and painful movement, and its relationship to stress and emotional states. • Discuss the scientific mechanism for myofascial release, its indications and contraindications. • Differentiate between myofascial pain and fibromyalgia. • Apply myofascial distraction techniques for UE and LE dysfunctions. • Demonstrate five myofascial techniques to improve mobility and function in hands-on lab. • Discuss how to use myofascial release techniques on specific regions of the body, such as the respiratory diaphragm and iliopsoas. • Demonstrate how instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization and myofascial release tools can be utilized in therapy. • Define CPT codes so you can document functional outcomes correctly and ethically. • Discuss when to use your hands for manual therapy vs. instrument-assisted release.
Feb 21 - 22, 2020 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Indiana Urologic Association (IUA) 2020 Annual Meeting is organized by Indiana Urologic Association, Inc. (IUA) and will be held from Feb 21 - 22, 2020 at JW Marriott Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors (Feb 26, 2020)
Feb 26, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 26, 2020 at Indianapolis Marriott East, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Guidance Counselors • Case Managers • Nurses • School Administrators • Educational Paraprofessionals • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Helping Professionals that Work with Children Description: Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Asperger’s, anxiety, mood and disruptive disorders provide constant clinical, school and parenting challenges. Attend this seminar and learn new, effective non-medication strategies for your client’s most challenging behaviors including: • Tantrums • Running out/away • Noncompliance • Nagging • Refusing to work/help • Yelling/screaming • Bullying • Panic/anxiety reactions • Lack of follow through • Not following directions You will walk away with immediate strategies for out of control behaviors and techniques for emotional regulation along with long-term treatment strategies to help kids at home and school. Jennifer Wilke-Deaton is a clinical expert and has worked with the most challenging kids both in clinical and school settings. Through the use of case studies and action oriented handouts, you will leave this seminar with solutions to turn your most challenging kids around. Objectives: • Utilize clinical strategies to reduce the frequency, duration and severity of behavioral episodes that challenge therapists, educators, professionals and parents. • Implement both proactive and reactive strategies for oppositional, defiant and disruptive behavior in children and youth. • Discriminate between the clinical presentation of behavioral episodes and psychiatric symptoms to inform treatment. • Communicate how a skilled observation of behavior informs your treatment approach. • Develop clinical skills for establishing a therapeutic rapport to overcome treatment resistance in children and adolescents. • Effectively develop a behavior intervention plan and safety plan across all settings including home and school.
Mar 11 - 14, 2020 | Indianapolis, Indiana
National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) 2020 Annual Conference is organized by National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) and will be held from Mar 11 - 14, 2020 at Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 18, 2020 | CE 6.00 | Indianapolis, Indiana
Indiana Legal and Ethical Issues for Mental Health Clinicians is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 18, 2020 at Crowne Plaza Indianapolis-Dwtn-Union Stn, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 CE / 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Join Susan Lewis, psychologist and attorney, for this must-attend seminar that will prepare you for litigation issues which can put your client, your license and your practice at risk. You will learn how to structure your practice to limit exposure of risk, as well as discover simple records, notes and actions that will protect you in the event of a complaint. Susan will provide you with the following take-home tools to minimize risk: • Updates on HIPAA and Indiana laws and regulations • Risk management strategies • How to minimize litigation dilemmas, complaints and malpractice actions • Best practices in the professional relationship, informed consent and office policies You will learn through problem-solving discussions that are representative of actual ethical decisions you encounter in your clinical practice. The blending of Susan’s experience as a lawyer, work within the court system and extensive clinical experience makes her a hands-on, knowledgeable instructor! Learning Objectives: • Communicate how to minimize litigation dilemmas, licensing complaints and malpractice actions. • Describe the legal and ethical considerations for the treatment of minor populations in Indiana with regard to age of consent, confidentiality and custody concerns. • Communicate how an understanding of common boundary and dual relationship issues/dilemmas can help you maintain appropriate relationships with your clients. • Recognize ethical challenges you should consider when responding to subpoenas that request disclosure of client records. • Analyze the limits of confidentiality as it relates to duty to warn law in Indiana. • Articulate how risk management strategies regarding technology can keep client information secure and avoid violating HIPAA.
High-Functioning Autism: Proven & Practical Interventions for Challenging Behaviors in Children, Adolescents & Young Adults - Indianapolis
Mar 19, 2020 | Indianapolis, Indiana
High-Functioning Autism: Proven & Practical Interventions for Challenging Behaviors in Children, Adolescents & Young Adults is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 19, 2020 at Indianapolis Marriott East, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.