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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - New Provider class by UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids (Oct 24, 2019)
Oct 24, 2019 | CE 7.50 | USD $100 | Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - New Provider class is organized by UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids and will be held on Oct 24, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States of America. This CE Conference has been approved for a maximum of IBON Provider No. 46 awards 7.5 contact hours for the initial ACLS class. Target Audience: Registered nurses and other interested healthcare professionals. Prerequisite: Participants must have taken a Basic Dysrhythmia course prior to class. Rhythm strips are shown in ACLS, and without prior knowledge of how rhythms look, it is hard to pass the course. Course Description: The purpose of Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is to help all course participants succeed in acquiring the skills and knowledge they need for their professional role in resuscitation attempts. Free to STL associates who are required to have ACLS for their position. If requesting contact hours for continuing education, your fee will be $10 for the initial class or $5 for the renewal class. Course Objectives: • Perform an evaluation and manage the first ten minutes of a witnessed, adult, ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. • Perform the primary “ABCD” Survey of the cardiac patient including: early access, early CPR, airway management, use of the automatic external defibrillator and conventional defibrillator. • Perform secondary “ABCD” survey of the cardiac patient including: more definitive skills in airway, breathing and circulation with endotracheal intubation, proper ventilation techniques, initiation of IV, use of pharmacological agents, recognition of arrhythmias and the use of resuscitation algorithms in cardiac arrest management. • Describe patient management in the post-resuscitation period. • Participate in the assessment and team management of nine cases of ACLS: Respiratory Arrest, Pulseless Ventricular Fibrillation/Tachycardia with AED Ventricular Fibrillation/Tachycardia Refractory to Initial Defibrillation, Pulseless Electrical Activity, Asystole, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Bradycardia, Stable Tachycardia and Unstable Tachycardia. • Integrate the AED with adult CPR skills. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
IA ANFP 2019 Fall Chapter is organized by Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) and will be held on Oct 25, 2019 at Mary Greeley Medical Center, Ames, Iowa, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Neuromuscular Review Course is organized by University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) and will be held on Oct 26, 2019 at Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel, Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America. Credits: • The University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. • The University of Kansas Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 Hour(s) Attendance w/ No Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Objectives: • Recognize the patterns of clinical presentation for muscle and nerve disease and determine the most appropriate laboratory tests and treatments based on the clinical pattern. • Identify the clinical phenotypes of peripheral neuropathies, myopathies, anterior horn cell disorders and neuromuscular junction diseases and how these phenotypes can dictate the appropriate laboratory evaluation as to the etiology of these neuromuscular • Discuss the use of tailored immunosuppressive drugs and immunomodulation for the treatment of autoimmune neuromuscular disorders and other ongoing clinical research such as rituximab and gammaglobulins, intravenously and subcutaneously as well as signific • Recognize the diverse presentations of immune neuropathy and distinguish them from a number of untreatable neuropathies. Discuss the concept of diagnostic certainty in immune neuropathies and current treatment strategies for classic CIDP, Lewis Sumner syn • Discuss the symptoms of neuropathic pain, management guidelines and its practical management with discussion of recent CDC 2016 guidance on narcotics in chronic pain. Discuss clinical trials in cryptogenic sensory neuropathy (CSPN) and in diabetic painful • Case-based review the electrodiagnosis of common and uncommon entrapment neuropathies and radiculopathies, while discussing their management and reviewing criteria for demyelination supportive of CIDP in the proper clinical pattern. • Review the different clinical presentations of motor neuron disease. Discuss recent updates in clinical practice including recent quality measures. • Understand results of recent clinical trials and direction of ongoing studies including symptomatic therapi • Summarize the evaluation and treatment of acquired muscle disorders and review advances in autoantibodies particularly MDA-5, TIF1gamma, statin-associated autoimmune necrotizing myopathy (SANAM) and inclusion body myositis (IBM) and discuss ongoing resear • Identify new tests for diagnosing MG in patients who are acetylcholine receptor antibody negative. Learn new classification grading and monitoring systems for MG research studies. Discuss the use of thymectomy for the treatment of MG based on the 2016 pub Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 01, 2019 | CME 7.50 | USD $400 | Des Moines, Iowa
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Refresher Course is organized by UnityPoint Health - Des Moines and will be held on Nov 01, 2019 at UnityPoint Health, Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America. Accreditation: This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7.5 Credits. As an organization accredited for continuing medical education by the Accreditation Council of Surgeons designates this continuing medical activity as meeting the criteria of 5 credit hours in category 1. Course Description: This is a one-day course conducted with the use of unique skill stations. The course is designed to teach primary care physicians, emergency care physicians and surgeons the advanced life-saving techniques and stabilization procedures necessary within the first hour of trauma management. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 14 - 16, 2019 | CME 35.50 | USD $626 | Waterloo, Iowa
Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review and Advanced Practice Update is organized by Fitzgerald Health Education Associates (FHEA) and will be held from Nov 14 - 16, 2019 at Allen College, Waterloo, Iowa, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 35.50 Contact hours. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
71st Iowa Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP) Clinical Education Conference is organized by Iowa Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP) and will be held from Nov 14 - 16, 2019 at The Meadows Events & Conference Center, Altoona, Iowa, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Adult-Gerontolgy Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review & Advanced Practice Update - Waterloo 2019
Nov 14 - 15, 2019 | Contact Hours 32.10 | USD $509 | Waterloo, Iowa
Adult-Gerontolgy Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review & Advanced Practice Update is organized by Fitzgerald Health Education Associates (FHEA) and will be held from Nov 14 - 15, 2019 at Allen College, Waterloo, Iowa, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 32.10 Contact hours. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 14, 2019 | Contact Hours 3.75 | USD $30 | Des Moines, Iowa
2019 Comfort Measures During Childbirth is organized by UnityPoint Health - Des Moines and will be held on Nov 14, 2019 at IMMC -Education and Research Center (ERC), Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 3.75 contact hour(s) for full attendance by the Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #31, UnityPoint Health - Des Moines. Purpose & Intended Audience: To enable maternity nurses to apply knowledge of comfort-promotion strategies in the care of a laboring patient. Course Objectives: At the completion of this program, the participant should be able to: • Identify factors affecting the laboring woman's perception of pain. • Explain the various comfort-promotion strategies used during labor and birth. • Name three nonpharmacologic pain control strategies. • Demonstrate three positions used to decrease pain during labor. • List the advantages and limitations of pharmacologic methods of pain management. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 15, 2019 | USD $80 | Des Moines, Iowa
2019 Pediatric Nursing Conference is organized by UnityPoint Health - Des Moines and will be held on Nov 15, 2019 at Blank Children's Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America. Intended Audience: Nurses who participate in the care of children and adolescents. Purpose: To enable the learner to apply evidence-based information to care for the pediatric patient. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 02, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations for Advanced Practice Clinicians is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 02, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cedar Rapids Convention Complex, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 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: • Nurses • Advanced Practice Nurses • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Pharmacists • Nurse Practitioners • Physician Assistants 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. 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.