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Feb 10, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $250 | Shreveport, Louisiana
Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Dysgraphia is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 10, 2020 at Hilton Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. 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. Objectives: • Formulate and implement plans for 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.
Mar 20, 2020 | CE Hours 6.00 | Shreveport, Louisiana
Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification Course is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 20, 2020 at Hilton Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 CE hours / 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists/ PTAs • Occupational Therapists/OTAs • Athletic Trainers • Massage Therapists • Personal Trainers Course Description: Become a Certified Myofascial Cupping Practitioner in this hands-on course powered by RockTape, and boost your credentials as you learn everything you need to know to offer cupping services the next day. Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification teaches the fundamentals of modern cupping techniques through a full day of interactive labs. Learn how to combine cupping and functional movement to produce the kinds of active treatment strategies that are revolutionizing rehab. Discover effective cupping treatments you can use for pain, sprains/strains, swelling, tendinopathies, and more. Learning Objectives: • Review the principles of myofascial cupping and supporting evidence. • Describe the physiological and neurological effects of cupping. • Demonstrate how to apply cupping for best results. • Compare and contrast common cupping techniques and review indications/contraindications for each. • Demonstrate how cupping techniques can be combined with corrective exercise to improve pain, sprains/strains, swelling, tendinopathies, and more. • Develop cupping applications based on your assessment/treatment approach and the individual needs of your patient.
Mar 30 - 31, 2020 | USD $590 | Shreveport, Louisiana
NP Review & Clinical Update Course is organized by Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA) and will be held from Mar 30 - 31, 2020 at Shreveport Convention Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America. Description: The 2020 APEA Live Review Course and Clinical Update presents essential primary care education for FNP and AGNP certification candidates and practicing NPs in a format that is engaging, efficient, and effective. Whether you are preparing for certification or seeking contact hours, this event delivers a five-star learning experience with consistent presenters who are known nationwide for their clinical expertise, their ability to convey complex concepts, and their mastery of public speaking. The 2020 course program features the following: • 2 days of live lectures encompassing content covered on the AANP and ANCC exams for family practice and adult-gerontology primary care practice • For FNPs and FNP candidates, videotaped lectures on pregnancy, pediatrics and child growth and development; accessible after the course • For AGNPs and AGNP primary care candidates, videotaped lectures on Healthy Aging, Pathology of Aging and Prescribing for Older Adults; accessible after the course • For all attendees: videotaped lecture on Essential Office-Based Procedures, including topical and local anesthesia, incision and drainage, and more; accessible after the course • For all attendees: videotaped lecture on Entry-To-Practice Requirements including obtaining an NPI number, selecting malpractice insurance and more; accessible after the course • Printed spiral-bound course manual with room for notes; provided at check in • Continental breakfast each morning • Snacks each afternoon Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.