Upcoming Medical Conferences in LouisvilleSearch Criteria : United States of America Louisville
Apr 26, 2019 | CME 6.50 | USD $110 | Louisville, Kentucky
2019 'Just for Kids' Pediatric Care Symposium is organized by Norton Healthcare and will be held on Apr 26, 2019 at Galt House Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is to bring together physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, residents, students and other pediatric health care professionals to enhance competence, performance and patients’ outcomes. Credits: • ABP MOC - 6.50 • AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™- 6.50 • Confirmed attendance - 6.50 • KBN - 7.80 Conference Description: This program will provide clinical updates on a variety of topics that commonly are seen in the treatment of pediatric patients in the primary care setting. In addition to updating attendees on clinical guidelines and best practices, presenters will include three to five pearls that will be relevant to pediatricians in their own practice settings. Physicians will learn best practices for commonly seen diagnoses to create evidence-based strategies for improving patient care. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 10, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.25 | USD $229.99 | Louisville, Kentucky
Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Dysgraphia is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on May 10, 2019 at The Brown Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 Contact Hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Helping Professionals that Work with Children Course Description: Dyslexia, Dysgraphia or Dyscalculia are among the most complicated learning disorders seen in education today. Many of these students struggle to complete academic tasks, maintain social relationships with peers and adults, and are constantly under stress. In this seminar, you will learn how underlying deficits related to executive function, visual-perceptual and visual-motor skills, and auditory processing skills affect a student’s ability to read and write at grade and age appropriate levels. Participants will explore the impact visual processing, cognitive development and organization have on acquiring mathematic ability, and understand how to support and teach struggling math learners. This presentation shows you how to identify underlying deficits and develop IEPs or 504 plans that effectively address individual student needs. You will develop a plan that includes game-based learning, assistive technology, phonemic and phonological awareness practice, focused auditory interventions and simple techniques to help with visual processing ability. Upon completion of this program, you will be able to provide strategies to address your student’s/client’s: • Visual perceptual skills • Visual motor integration • Auditory and visual memory • Reading rate, accuracy, fluency, comprehension • Phonetic awareness and memory • Spelling and handwriting struggles Course Objectives: • Formulate and implement plans for a comprehensive evaluation to identify diagnostic criteria and underlying deficits present in students with reading, written expression, or math learning difficulties. • Develop IEPs or 504 plans that provide students with the instruction and support they need to be successful in reading, writing, math, listening comprehension, and oral expression. • Choose student-centered accommodations based on recommendations of the International Dyslexia Association and Americans with Disabilities Act. • Design effective strategies to treat underlying deficits in the areas of executive function visual processing, auditory processing, phonemic/phonological awareness, memory, and anxiety to improve reading, writing and math skills. • Teach students self-advocacy and anxiety management skills related to classroom performance, meeting deadlines, and project completion. • Utilize low-tech and high-tech assistive technology supports to help students access information through text, improve study skills, complete written assignments and help with math calculation.
May 13 - 17, 2019 | Louisville, Kentucky
177th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) is organized by Acoustical Society of America and would be held during May 13 - 17, 2019 at Louisville, Kentucky, United States Of America. The targeted audience for this medical event basically for Emergency Medicine. The Society holds two meetings each year, most of which are held at various locations in the U.S. and Canada. At each meeting, invited and contributed papers and poster presentations, usually number between 850 and 1100, reflect the diversity and interests of the membership. Tutorials, lectures, technical and standards committee meetings, and visits to university, government, and industrial laboratories are regular features, along with receptions and a variety of social programs. These meetings offer opportunities for students and young researchers as well as experienced acousticians to share information. Members who are able attend meetings regularly find the personal contacts a rewarding experience. Send a message to email@example.com if you wish to receive information on society meetings.
Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certification: Combining Taping & Movement to Improve Functional Outcomes - Louisville
May 16, 2019 | USD $279.99 | Louisville, Kentucky
Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certification: Combining Taping & Movement to Improve Functional Outcomes is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on May 16, 2019 at Aloft Louisville Downtown, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. Target Audience • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Athletic Trainers • Massage Therapists • Personal Trainers Course Description: From sports medicine to stroke rehab, kinesiology tape has rapidly gained popularity in rehabilitation due to its unique ability to improve movement and function. One of the most versatile treatment tools in rehab, taping has been shown to improve outcomes with a vast variety of therapies, including functional movement therapies, manual therapy, splinting, Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT), Hippo- and Aquatic Therapies, and more. This hands-on certification seminar will equip you with all the skills you’ll need to begin taping patients across the continuum of care. Explore the fundamentals of modern taping techniques, discover advanced interventions that integrate the latest neuroscience research, and learn how to combine taping with functional movement to produce the kinds of active treatments that are revolutionizing rehab. Numerous case studies will be presented that demonstrate how taping can help deliver superior rehab outcomes, and hands-on labs throughout the program will show you how to get impressive results with your patients. Objectives: • Review the principles and physiological/neurological effects of kinesiology taping. • Discuss how to apply tape with appropriate tension for best results, comparing common taping techniques and reviewing indications/contraindications for each. • Demonstrate taping techniques for reducing pain. • Demonstrate taping techniques for managing edema, swelling, and bruising. • Demonstrate taping techniques for addressing nerve entrapments. • Demonstrate taping techniques for correcting postural imbalances. • Demonstrate taping techniques for reducing scarring and improving scar mobility. • Develop taping applications based on your assessment/treatment approach and the individual needs of your patient. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 18 - 19, 2019 | CME 18.00 | USD $495 | Louisville, Kentucky
MF1 - Myofascial Manipulation is organized by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) and will be held from May 18 - 19, 2019 at Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. Hours: 18 or 1.8 CEUs (includes 3 online hours) or 3 graduate credits Prerequisite: Intro MF1 Webinar (3 hours; .3 CEUs) & Pre-course FCO - Home study (included with MF1) Who Attends: Physical Therapists Description: This seminar deals with the evaluation and treatment techniques of myofascial manipulation. In order for the body to maintain normal physiological motion and postural efficiency, there needs to be freedom from restrictions in the myofascial unit. The emphasis of this seminar is placed on the relationship between the soft tissue structures to the mechanics of the spine. The lecture component consists of a discussion of functional anatomy, posture, soft tissue anatomy, both normal and pathological treatment principles and the biomechanics of soft tissue. Soft tissue techniques directed at the normalizing function will be demonstrated and practiced for the hip, pelvis, lumbar, thoracic, subcranial and cervicothoracic spines. Learning Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the attendee should be able to: • identify normal and abnormal postural components of the body with emphasis on the spine • identify and palpate key anatomical structures for soft tissue pathology • understand the interaction between soft tissue and joint mechanics to normal physiological motion • demonstrate and practice analyzing soft tissue mobility and muscle “play” • demonstrate and practice manipulative skills for myofascial dysfunction • demonstrate and practice a clinical approach to the proper sequencing of treatment • develop a basic understanding of the status of soft tissue research and connective tissue histology for rationalization of treatment principles.
May 22, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $229.99 | Louisville, Kentucky
Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on May 22, 2019 at The Brown Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 Contact Hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Psychotherapists • Psychologists • Social Workers • Nurse Practitioners • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Nurses • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Pharmacists • School Psychologists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Mental Health Professionals Conference Description: Most clients with DSM-5 diagnoses are being treated with a combination of psychological and pharmacological treatments. Newer drugs are being developed to treat mental disorders based on a better understanding of neurobiological contributions to mental disorders and the latest pharmacological research. To provide appropriate services, you are expected to have a thorough understanding of these common and complex issues. As a mental health professional, keeping up-to-date is essential. This seminar will update and increase your knowledge of: • Neurobiological underpinnings of major DSM-5 diagnoses • Effects and side effects of drugs used to treat these diagnoses • Responsibilities of the non-prescribing therapist to clients taking psychiatric medication Specifics of the pharmacological treatment and drugs of choice for Depressive, Bipolar, Schizophrenia Spectrum, Anxiety, OCD, Sleep-Wake, ADHD and Neurocognitive disorders will be presented. Unique to this seminar is information on the common types of psychotherapeutic drugs and other drugs that are abused, and methods for prevention and early detection. Throughout the day, representative case studies will generate discussion and examination of the latest drug treatment for DSM-5 disorders. You will leave this seminar with knowledge and confidence regarding effective and safe application of pharmacological drugs. Conference Objectives: • Explain the neurotransmitter systems and neuroanatomy underlying the biological basis for mental disorders and pharmacotherapy. • Define the role of mental health professionals who treat clients receiving both psychotherapeutic medications and psychotherapy. • Describe the major classes of drugs used to treat mental disorders and which mental disorders are appropriately treated with each class of drugs. • Compare the effects and side effects of various psychotropic medications, including antipsychotics, antidepressants, benzodiazepines and anticonvulsants. • Discuss the abuse liability of drugs used in the treatment of anxiety, insomnia, pain and ADHD. • Describe methods for prevention and early identification of prescription drug abuse among clients.
May 29 - Jun 02, 2019 | Louisville, Kentucky
The Collaborative for Advancing Excellence Through Accreditation is organized by Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) and will be held from May 29 - Jun 02, 2019 at Omni Louisville Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Program Directors, Lead Instructors, Clinical Coordinators, Mediacal Directors, COAEMSP Sponsor Organizations, Other Committes on Accreditation, State EMS officials and College Deans or provosts. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 hours of CE. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) Accreditation Workshop (May, 2019)
May 29 - 30, 2019 | Louisville, Kentucky
Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) Accreditation Workshop is organized by Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) and will be held from May 29 - 30, 2019 at Louisville, Kentucky, 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 2019 - Louisville
Jun 04 - 05, 2019 | CME 32.10 | USD $559 | Louisville, Kentucky
Adult-Gerontolgy Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review & Advanced Practice Update is organized by Fitzgerald Health Education Associates and will be held from Jun 04 - 05, 2019 at Louisville, Kentucky, 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.
Jun 04 - 06, 2019 | CME 35.50 | USD $626 | Louisville, Kentucky
Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review and Advanced Practice Update is organized by Fitzgerald Health Education Associates (FHEA) and will be held from Jun 04 - 06, 2019 at Louisville, Kentucky, 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.