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Therapeutic Art Interventions for Children and Teens: Creative and Mindfulness-Based Techniques for Trauma, Anxiety, ADHD and More! (Jan 24, 2020)
Jan 24, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Des Moines, Iowa
Therapeutic Art Interventions for Children and Teens: Creative and Mindfulness-Based Techniques for Trauma, Anxiety, ADHD and More! is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 24, 2020 at Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/conf Center, Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) / 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Psychiatrists • Marriage and Family Therapists • School Counselors • School Psychologists • Educators • Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants • Speech-Language Pathologists and Creative Art Therapists Description: Do you have clients who are stuck, repeating the same patterns over and over and you feel like you’re powerless to help them? You know, the ones who repeatedly refuse to listen and don’t stop to think before they act. Or those who refuse to take responsibility for their behaviors and constantly pass blame onto others. Do they leave you feeling stagnant and burnt out in your practice? Do you work with challenging children, teens and families who seem absolutely resistant to every intervention you offer? Let Dr. Patricia Isis, international presenter, author, certified mindful self-compassion teacher and board certified registered art therapist, help you! Attend this seminar and learn innovative interventions that are guaranteed to help even your most resistant clients become unstuck. Your day will consist of creative, interactive, hands-on training that will re-energize your work. You will leave with fresh new art strategies and approaches that you can use immediately to engage even your most difficult and challenging clients. These tools are fun and playful. The will offer you an opportunity to refresh yourself as well! No art experience is necessary, just an openness to try something creative. Objectives: • Apply therapeutic art directives and immediately implement into your therapy practice to help children, teens, adults and families regulate their emotions and behaviors. • Analyze the ethical implications and your scope of practice when selecting therapeutic artmaking approaches. • Assess the stages of children’s normative development, and warning signs suggesting a possibility for additional clinical support. • Implement the use of simple and economic art materials; what to use and when, so you can feel immediately confident using art in your practice. • Prepare a plan for introducing art into clinical practice for treatment-resistant and challenging children and families. • Playfully practice the creative process via interactive hands-on therapeutic art-making experiences.
Rewire the Anxious Brain: Neuroscience-Informed Treatment of Anxiety, Panic and Worry (Jan 24, 2020)
Jan 24, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Des Moines, Iowa
Rewire the Anxious Brain: Neuroscience-Informed Treatment of Anxiety, Panic and Worry is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 24, 2020 at Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/Conf Center, Des Moines, 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: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Case Managers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Nurses • Speech Language Pathologists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapist Assistants • Marriage & Family Therapists • Other Mental Health Professionals Conference Description: Join neuroscience and anxiety expert, Dr. Janene M. Donarski, and learn her keys for successful anxiety treatment. Dr. Donarski integrates brain-based strategies for calming the anxious mind with client communication techniques that motivate change in your clients. Janene’s approach promotes adherence to treatment and strengthens the therapeutic alliance - which is essential when working with anxious, worried, traumatized, or obsessive clients. Dr. Donarski will give you proven tools and techniques to: • Identify and treat the roots of anxiety in both the amygdala and the cortex • Explain “the language of the amygdala” in an accessible, straight forward way • Identify how the cortex contributes to anxiety, and empower clients with strategies to resist anxiety-igniting cognitions Register today for this transformational workshop and put the power of neuroplasticity to work for you and your anxious clients! Objectives: • Ascertain the underlying neurological processes that impact anxious symptoms for clients. • Develop client engagement in treatment using personalized goals and attending to the therapeutic relationship. • Evaluate the differences between amygdala-based and cortex-based anxiety symptoms and identify how these symptoms inform treatment interventions. • Communicate strategies for calming and training the amygdala in order to alleviate symptoms of anxiety. • Implement methods for teaching clients to retrain the cortex so that anxiety is resisted rather than exacerbated. • Analyze how psychotropic medication impacts neuroplasticity in the brain; identify related treatment implications.
Midwest Pharmacy Expo 2020 is organized by Iowa Pharmacy Association (IPA) and will be held from Feb 07 - 09, 2020 at Hilton Des Moines Downtown, Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America. Description: The Midwest Pharmacy Expo brings together pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists from across the Midwest for one weekend of high quality live continuing education, engaging networking opportunities, and inspiring keynote speakers in a professional and relaxed Midwest atmosphere. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 08 - 09, 2020 | CE Hours 16.00 | USD $575 | Des Moines, Iowa
Advanced Dynamic Anatomy: Bridging the Gap between Anatomy & Treatment by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from Feb 08 - 09, 2020 at UnityPoint Clinic Sports Medicine - Urbandale, Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America. Accreditation: This course has been submitted for 16 continuing education hours. Approval amounts may vary per state. Certificates of attendance with the number of course hours will be given to each participant at the completion of the course. Course Description: This class will give the clinician the ability to find the cause of muscle weakness and the patient’s pain based on functional anatomy principles. This will enable the clinician to direct their patients to a quicker, more successful recovery. Attendees will learn how to palpate all muscles that are responsible for dysfunction along with learning the difference between muscle function and action, so they will be able to immediately recognize muscle dysfunction and identify the specific muscle at fault. Come learn what to do with the muscular system we were never taught in school. This course will definitely change the way you view finding the cause of common orthopedic problems and make treatment easier. Attendees should have a basic knowledge of anatomy as this is an applied anatomy course. As with all of our manual therapy courses, this seminar will follow a progression of principles and reinforce them throughout the 16 hours, is at least 75% hands-on lab, and will give the clinician hands-on skills they can use immediately upon their return to the clinical setting. Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • Confidently palpate and correctly differentiate each of the muscles covered in class in the upper extremity, the trunk and the lower extremity • Correctly and independently state and locate the origin and insertion of each of the muscles covered in the class • Independently demonstrate and verbalize how 10 muscle dysfunctions relate to common symptom patterns found within the body.
Feb 25 - 26, 2020 | Contact Hours 14.25 | USD $200 | Des Moines, Iowa
2020 ACLS for OB New Provider Course is organized by Unity Point Health Trinity and will be held from Feb 25 - 26, 2020 at UnityPoint Health - Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America. Intended Audience: The ACLS for OB New Provider Course is designed for registered nurses, nurse midwives, and physicians who care for pregnant and postpartum women. Continuing Education Credits: This program has been approved for 14.25 contact hours by the Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #31, UnityPoint Health – Des Moines. No partial credit will be awarded. Purpose: To provide certification in ACLS by the American Heart Association with an added component specific to the obstetric patient. Prerequisites: • You may access the Pre-Course Assessment by going to www.heart.org/eccstudent and the code to use is acls15. • Successful completion of the Pre-Course Assessment with a 70% or higher is required. Please print your score and email a copy to Melanie.email@example.com one week prior to class time. • If not received one week prior, you will be dropped from the class and billed a $25 administrative fee. • It is essential that you bring an American Heart Association ACLS Provider Manual to class. Objectives: On completion of this course, the participant should be able to: • Apply the BLS, Primary, and Secondary Assessments sequence for a systematic evaluation of adult patients. • Perform prompt, high-quality BLS, including prioritizing early chest compression and integrating early automated external defibrillator (AED) use. • Recognize respiratory arrest. • Perform early management of respiratory arrest. • Discuss early recognition and management of ACS, including appropriate disposition. • Discuss early recognition and management of stroke, including appropriate disposition. • Recognize bradyarrhythmias and tachyarrhythmias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome. • Perform early management of bradyarrhythmias and tachyarrhythmias that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome. • Recognize cardiac arrest. • Perform early management of cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post-cardiac arrest care. • Model effective communication as a member or leader of a high-performance team. • Evaluate resuscitative efforts during a cardiac arrest through continuous assessment of CPR quality, monitoring the patient’s physiologic response, and delivering real-time feedback to the team. • Recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance. • Discuss how the use of a rapid response team or medical emergency team may improve patient outcomes. • Define systems of care. • Discuss the application of ACLS to the obstetric patient and identify considerations necessary for this population. • Identify physiological differences in the obstetric patient. Please note: Since this is a two-day course, the date shown reflects the first day of the class only. When you register, you are registered for both days even though only one day is shown. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Trauma, PTSD & Complicated Grief: Effective Assessments and Immediate Interventions for Children, Adolescents and Adults (Feb 28, 2020)
Feb 28, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Des Moines, Iowa
Trauma, PTSD & Complicated Grief: Effective Assessments and Immediate Interventions for Children, Adolescents and Adults is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 28, 2020 at Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/conf Center, Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychiatrists • Case Managers • Therapists • Chaplains • Marriage & Family Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Nurses • Crisis Intervention Specialists • Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Complete this workshop and learn new clinical skills, interventions, and principles to help your clients cope with the challenges of recovering from trauma. Throughout the workshop trauma specialist, Michael S. Prokop, will discuss and integrate the “active ingredients” for “healing trauma” as they are utilized within the Three Stage Consensus Model. Attend and be able to: • Use dozens of practical assessment, diagnosis and intervention strategies • Effectively work with children, adolescents and adults dealing with trauma issues • Implement multisensory interventions to treat the whole person You will be able to implement evidence-based treatment protocols for establishing safety, desensitizing and reprocessing trauma memories, as well as, resolving/reprocessing complicated grief. With these new skills, you will be able to assist your clients in their journey as they “restructure a victim mentally to form a proactive survivor identity”. With this new identity, you will be able to help clients reconnect to self, family, society and dreams! Objectives: • Illustrate the effects of trauma on the structure and function of the brain. • Determine the etiology and potential impact of traumatic stress on the client utilizing multiple assessment strategies. • Develop an assessment plan for a client’s reaction to a traumatic event and develop a viable treatment program. • Analyze how grief, bereavement, and mourning are accounted for in the DSM-5®. • Integrate interventions to assist a client in dealing with the biopsychosocial manifestations of trauma, PTSD, and traumatic grief/complicated mourning. • Discover appropriate evidence-based interventions to assist a client in coping with the physical and psychosocial-spiritual manifestations of trauma.
IASTM: Practitioner Certification: Combining Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization & Movement to Improve Function & Performance (Mar 26, 2020)
Mar 26, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $279.99 | Des Moines, Iowa
IASTM: Practitioner Certification: Combining Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization & Movement to Improve Function & Performance is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 26, 2020 at Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/conf Center, Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs / 6.25 clock hours. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Massage Therapists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Athletic Trainers • Personal Trainers Course Description: The days of painful techniques that lead to excessive bruising are over – welcome to the future of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM). Rather than the old aggressive mechanical model, this certification course focuses on the neurological effects of IASTM. Modern IASTM is designed to work with the patient’s neurological system to manage symptoms, motor control and biomechanics with a very safe and gentle approach. This framework offers a dynamic assessment philosophy designed to arm clinicians and clients with an innovative approach to treatment. By incorporating a joint by joint analysis of skin, fascial anatomy, and muscles, you will be able to incorporate IASTM to: • Reduce pain • Increase mobility • Enhance proprioception • Boost performance • Instructed by industry-leading clinicians, this hands-on certification program equips you with all the skills you’ll need to begin using IASTM with the patients across the continuum of care. Objectives: • Discuss the myofascial sequencing model. • Analyze the neuroanatomy of the fascial system. • Utilize movement screening techniques to identify faulty movement patterns. • Examine the current best-evidence theory and science of IASTM. • Integrate assisted fascial manual therapy techniques with functional kinesiology taping to improve movement quality. • Design effective plans of care that incorporate dry fascial gliding to promote improved range of motion.
Iowa Psychiatric Society (IPS) Spring Conference is organized by Iowa Psychiatric Society (IPS) and will be held on Mar 27, 2020 at Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 31, 2020 | CME 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Des Moines, Iowa
The Ultimate Hands-On Wound Care Clinical Lab is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 31, 2020 at Des Moines Marriott Downtown, Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Nurse Educators • Physician Assistants • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Nursing Home Administrators • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants Course Description: In healthcare facilities across the country, billions of dollars are being spent annually on the treatment of skin care and wound management. You are on the front lines of providing care to patients with a variety of skin and wound conditions, and play a critical role in patient outcomes and your facility’s reimbursement for services. There is no better way to learn all of the skills you need to provide state-of-the-art care for your patients than through Hands-On Clinical Labs. Attend this highly interactive seminar and learn wound care assessment skills by DOING! Through the use of wound care teaching models, wound care expert, Ann Kahl Taylor, will teach you proper wound assessment techniques. The Hands-On Clinical Lab will add a live, hands-on component to learning that will enhance your retention of skills and techniques covered. Practice identification, measurement and the applications of various products on life-like wound care models. These models provide a life-like simulation to allow for improved assessment of a wide variety of commonly-seen wound care presentations, including all stages of pressure ulcers, tissue types, undermining, tunneling, fissure and surgical dehiscence. Objectives: • Distinguish at least 6 tissue types found in chronic wounds. • Identify and differentiate at least 4 wound etiologies. • Compare and contrast 6 terms used to document peri-wound status. • Demonstrate accurate measurement and documentation of wounds, tunneling and undermining, according to the clock method, using a wound teaching model. • Identify and categorize at least 7 dressing types, including the indications for use, precautions and contraindications. • Develop an appropriate dressing/ treatment protocol for a wound, based upon exudate, wound status, and products discussed.
Apr 01 - 02, 2020 | Contact Hours 18.00 | USD $220 | Des Moines, Iowa
2020 Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Course is organized by Unity Point Health Trinity and will be held from Apr 01 - 02, 2020 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America. Intended Audience: The AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Course is designed for registered nurses, nurse midwives, and physicians who have completed a basic or foundations of FHM course and who use fetal heart monitoring technology in the intrapartum perinatal setting. Continuing Education Credits: This program has been approved for 18 contact hours from AWHONN who is accredited as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. No partial credit will be awarded. Course Overview: The purpose of the Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Course is to promote integration of knowledge and skills essential for clinical assessment, promotion, and evaluation of fetal well-being during labor. Objectives: On completion of this course, the participant should be able to: • Assess EFM tracing utilizing NICHD terminology. • Interpret EFM tracings, analyze uterine activity, and discuss the implications of contractions on fetal well-being. • Describe clinical interventions and the related maternal-fetal physiology. • Effectively communication patient data through verbal and documentation methods. • Describe roles and responsibilities of health care providers when using FHM in intrapartum care. • Demonstrate selected fetal monitoring skills. Please note: Since this is a two-day course, the date shown reflects the first day of the class only. When you register, you are registered for both days even though only one day is shown. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.