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Jun 24 - 28, 2019 | CME 22.75 | USD $2797 | Kansas City, Missouri
Skin and Wound Management Course is organized by Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI) and will be held from Jun 24 - 28, 2019 at Felician Village, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is intended for multiple professions including nurses, dietitians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and physicians. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22.75 Credits. Course Description: The Skin and Wound Management course offer an evidence-based approach to wound management and current standards of practice to keep clinicians legally defensible at the bedside. Learning Objectives : • Discuss how standards of care, evidence-based practice, and a multidisciplinary wound care team can affect clinical choices in wound management. • Discuss the basic anatomy and physiology of the skin. • Identify at least 5 parameters required for accurate wound assessment. • Identify pressure ulcer stages according to NPUAP guidelines. • Identify 5 factors which enhance or impede the wound healing process. • Explain 4 types of basic principles of wound bed preparation. • Identify 3 major components of a nutritional assessment for optimizing wound healing. • Identify 4 different categories for topical wound management. • Select treatment options based on wound assessment, etiology, and goal of wound care. • Differentiate arterial, neuropathic, and venous ulcers in terms of causative factors, pathophysiology, appearance, and principles of management. • Describe 3 factors involved in the development of a pressure ulcer and interventions to prevent their occurrence. • Describe at least 5 interventions that optimize acute surgical wound healing. • Differentiate between wound etiologies and clinical manifestations of acute and traumatic wounds. • Differentiate types of burns and principles of management. • Select treatment options and differentiate wound etiologies and clinical manifestations of chronic, malignant, and inflammatory wounds. • Discuss 3 adjunctive treatment modalities that enhance wound healing. • Discuss current multidisciplinary care approaches to wound care. • Discuss the components required for accurate wound documentation.
Jun 29, 2019 | CME 7.50 | Overland Park, Kansas
Hematology and Medical Oncology Review 2019 Saturday, June 29, 2019 Sheraton Overland Park Hotel 6100 College Boulevard Overland Park, KS 66211 This 2019 Hematology and Medical Oncology Review aim to disseminate state-of-the-art information from several major national meetings that have occurred within the last year including the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABC) the American Society of Hematology Review (ASH). Nationally and internationally known speakers will promote education and facilitate delivery of high-quality care to physicians and other professionals caring for patients with cancer. Crucial data will be delivered for integration into clinical practice regarding hematological malignancies and the management of breast, lung, head and neck, gastrointestinal, genitourinary cancers. Objectives: At the completion of this symposium, participants should be able to: • Report on new information and advances regarding breast cancer diagnosis and treatment from the national ASCO 2019 meeting; • Evaluate the latest advances in the management of gastrointestinal tract malignancies; • Review the results of the trial using check point inhibitors in urothelial cancer; • Discuss recent data on immunotherapy and compare with other treatments for incurable head and neck cancer; • Review new data on HPV related cancer treatment. • Review the results of recent immunotherapy clinical studies in lung cancer. • Review updates on thyroid and salivary gland malignancies. Target Audience: This symposium is designed for practicing medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, hematologists, oncology nurses and other clinicians in the region. Credit Designation: The University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 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 7.5 Hour(s) Attendance w/ No Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. APRNs/Nurses: The University of Kansas Medical Center Area Health Education Center West is approved as a provider of CNE by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 9 contact hours applicable for APRN, RN, or LPN relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number: LT0086-1149. Karen Aufdemberge, BSN, RN, Coordinator.
Jul 15 - 16, 2019 | Contact Ho 14.00 | Salina, Kansas
Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) Course is organized by Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) Education Programs and will be held from Jul 15 - 16, 2019 at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina, Kansas, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is designed for nurses who practice anywhere along the trauma care continuum, from prehospital to rehabilitation. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 14 Contact hours (2 class days) or 7 contact hours (1 Day). Course Description: The TCAR course offers emergency, perioperative, critical care, and acute care, 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. 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 TCAR Learner Outcomes: • 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.
Aug 09 - 11, 2019 | CME 8.75 | USD $125 | Kansas City, Kansas
2019 Midwest Regional Pain Interest Group (Mr. Pig) is organized by University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) and will be held from Aug 09 - 11, 2019 at KU Med - Health Education Building (HEB), Kansas City, Kansas, United States of America. Target Audience: • Physician • APRN, RN, LPN • Other Health Care Professional • Student Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ : 8.75 Credit(s) CNE-APRN/RN/LPN AHEC West : 10.50 Hour(s) Course Description: The MR PIG has been a longstanding regional pain meeting for basic and clinical researchers. The meeting is very trainee-friendly and is an excellent chance to connect with pain researchers in the Midwest. This conference will address the needs of advanced pain management researchers, clinicians in basic science, clinical research. It is an interdisciplinary learning forum for scientists, pain clinicians and other healthcare professionals and offer continuing education credit/contract hours for nurses, pharmacists and physicians. Course Objectives: • Arrange a peer network among fellow pain researchers. • Describe new technological approaches in pain research. • Discuss current clinical studies and trials in pain research • Plan to network with NIH program officials associated with pain research • Describe new advances in alternative non-opioid approaches to pain control • Identify the breadth of pain control resources and research in Kansas City • Identify promising trainees in the field of pain research • Plan to communicate their scientific research through a poster presentation. • Plan to communicate scientific advances through oral presentations and networking.
Aug 15, 2019 | CME 8.75 | USD $345 | Kansas City, Missouri
Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Provider Course is organized by American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and will be held on Aug 15, 2019 at American Academy of Family Physicians, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America. This Live activity, ALSO Provider Course has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 8.75 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Maintenance of Certification (MOC): The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) MOC standards now allow participation in ABOG-approved Simulation Courses to meet the annual Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) MOC requirement. Description: This one-day course format is available for Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO). This newly evolved course is an evidence-based interprofessional training program that prepares members of the entire maternity care team to better manage obstetric emergencies through teaching standardized approaches to care. This comprehensive course encourages team-based learning amongst physicians, residents, nurse midwives, and registered nurses in order to improve patient safety and positively impact maternal outcomes. Learners will successfully complete required online course elements at their own pace prior to attending the one-day live portion of the course. The live portion of the course then provides multiple hands-on opportunities for learners to practice their skills and apply what they have learned. This is accomplished by rotating learners through interactive group case study workstations, in situ skills workstations, and simulated hands-on group testing scenarios throughout the day. Objectives: At the successful completion of the ALSO Provider Course, participants should be able to: • Discuss methods of managing pregnancy and birth urgencies and emergencies, which standardizes the skills of practicing maternity care providers. • Demonstrate content and skill acquisition as evidenced by successful completion of course examination, skills workstations, and group or megadelivery testing stations.
Aug 15 - 17, 2019 | CEU’s 23.00 | USD $675 | Kansas City, Missouri
ASET 2019 Annual Conference is organized by ASET - The Neurodiagnostic Society and will be held from Aug 15 - 17, 2019 at Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is for all neurodiagnostic professionals whether you are a technologist, laboratory manager, physician or representing a supplier. Continuing Education Credits: 7.5 ASET-CEUs will be awarded for Thursday, 7.5 credits for Friday and 6.5 for Saturday. The Sundown Seminars will be awarded an additional 1.5 credits. You can earn up to 23 ASET-CEUs during this conference. Pre-Conference Workshop: CoA-NDT Educator’s Workshop will be held on Aug 14, 2019 at Sheraton Kansas City at Crown Center. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
2-Day: Fall Prevention Specialist Certificate Course: Fall-proof Your Patients with Today's Best Practices
Aug 15 - 16, 2019 | Contact H 12.60 | USD $429.99 | Overland Park, Kansas
2-Day: Fall Prevention Specialist Certificate Course: Fall-proof Your Patients with Today's Best Practices is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Aug 15 - 16, 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kansas City - Overland Park, Overland Park, Kansas, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 12.6 contact hours Credits. Targeted Audience: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Nurse Practitioners • Nurses • Nursing Home Administrators Course Description: Whether your patients’ goals are to return to work, play with their grandkids, or travel the world, your hard work helps them progress toward their functional goals. But one fall can severely set back progress and turn your patient’s life upside down, resulting in rapidly declining health, extended hospital stays, financial loss, fear, and isolation. Falls can often be predicted and prevented if you know what to look for, but all too often, clinicians are so focused on the injury or disability at hand that fall risks are overlooked – until it’s too late. Become a Fall Prevention Specialist and learn how to help patients avoid falls while retaining the strength, balance, and mobility it takes to stay functionally independent. Built on today’s best practices, this hands-on program will show you how to better predict falls with a comprehensive risk assessment that combines the best evaluations currently available. Expand your rehab toolbox for fall prevention and post-fall rehab with interventions you can use immediately. Design robust, innovative plans of care for high risk patients with specific impairments, from diabetes to Parkinson’s. And finally, learn how to develop an effective fall prevention program using tools and strategies that have helped countless patients leave their fear of falling behind. Objectives: • Discuss the latest advances in fall prevention and their implications for rehab. • Demonstrate a comprehensive assessment, identifying and differentiating root causes of fall risk. • Evaluate the most effective interventions available for reducing risk and restoring balance, mobility, and function. • Integrate multiple approaches for better outcomes, including balance and gait training, vestibular rehabilitation, gaze stabilization, multitasking interventions, and environmental modification. • Describe the most effective landing strategies to minimize impact. • Develop an effective home exercise program. • Design robust, innovative plans of care for high risk patients with various diagnoses. • Discuss parameters for safely intensifying rehab. • Determine effective strategies for helping noncompliant, difficult, or depressed patients become more engaged in their recovery. • Review coding and billing updates for fall prevention and post-fall rehab. • Outline key components of a successful fall prevention program. • Describe strategies for effectively marketing a fall prevention program.
Aug 16, 2019 | CME 6.50 | Fairway, Kansas
Managing Dementia: Best Practices in Screening, Diagnosing and Treatment Various Dementias is organized by University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) and will be held on Aug 16, 2019 at KU Alzheimer's Disease Center, Fairway, Kansas, United States of America. Accreditation: • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ : 6.50 Credit(s) • Attendance w/ No Credit : 7.80 Hour(s) • Social Work Credit : 7.80 Credit(s) • CNE-APRN/RN/LPN AHEC West : 7.80 Hour(s) Course Objectives: After this program, participants should be able to: • Select tools for screening for early signs of dementia and Alzheimer's Disease in a primary care practice • Explain the importance of early identification of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's Disease • Identify appropriate interventions based upon identification of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease • Discuss the differential diagnosis of dementia and treatment options for the most common forms of dementia • Discuss the currently available treatments for Alzheimer's disease and their impact on the disorder. • Discuss major research advances that may lead to improves diagnostic, treatment, and prevention • Understand application of patient empowerment features applied to interdisciplinary dementia support. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 16, 2019 | CME 6.75 | USD $395 | Kansas City, Missouri
Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Instructor Course is organized by American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and will be held on Aug 16, 2019 at American Academy of Family Physicians, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America. CME Credits: This Live activity, ALSO Instructor Course, with a beginning date of 9/23/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.75 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit. Maintenance of Certification (MOC): The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) MOC standards now allow participation in ABOG-approved Simulation Courses to meet the annual Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) MOC requirement. At the end of this course you will be able to: • Discuss educational tools that can be used when giving feedback to ALSO course participants. • Describe how to assist participants in dealing with questions and conflicts that can occur during the workstations. • Demonstrate teaching capabilities by providing hands-on role-play utilizing maternal-fetal manikins along with timely feedback in order to adapt teaching methods to various situations. • Demonstrate the ability to facilitate group discussion, as well as consider ways to implement faculty and learner feedback to enhance the educational experience. Furthermore, upon successful completion of this course, learners will be designated as ALSO Instructor Candidates. Instructor Candidates are required to: • Be observed by an Advisory Faculty teaching in one ALSO Provider Course within 1 year of their Instructor Course date. • Have the Advisory Faculty of that course recommend your status be changed from ALSO Instructor Candidate to ALSO Approved Instructor.
Aug 17 - 18, 2019 | CME 8.00 | USD $480 | Overland Park, Kansas
Advanced Perinatal Practice is organized by International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and will be held from Aug 17 - 18, 2019 at Cleveland University-Kansas City, Overland Park, Kansas, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 8 hours of continuing education credits. Course Description: Building on the Webster Technique Certification, this module emphasizes hands-on clinical skills for serving the pregnancy and postpartum populations. This course addresses perinatal chiropractic research, pelvic balancing techniques, outcome based exams, and tools for engaging both birth providers and mothers in your community. Course Goals: Learn how to identify neurological soft signs related to subluxation of particular importance to the perinatal population, and understand how to address the postural, structural, fascial, functional and psychosocial factors unique to pregnancy and the postpartum period. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.