Upcoming Medical Conferences in PortlandSearch Criteria : United States of America Portland
Nov 08, 2019 | Portland, Maine
Engaging Community Partnerships for Improved Child Health and Healthcare is organized by Maine Medical Association (MMA) and will be held on Nov 08, 2019 at Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, United States of America. Description: A one-day program for community partners, pediatricians, residents and medical education faculty. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Transforming Grief & Loss: Strategies for Your Clients to Heal the Past, Change the Present and Transform the Future (Dec 03, 2019)
Dec 03, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Portland, Maine
Transforming Grief & Loss: Strategies for Your Clients to Heal the Past, Change the Present and Transform the Future is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 03, 2019 at Fireside Inn & Suites Portland, Portland, Maine, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Chaplains/Clergy • Nursing Home Administrators • Other Mental Health Professionals Description: This powerful workshop offers techniques and tools to improve your client’s ability to get back to living and show them the steps they need to regain positive living. You will walk away with a new understanding of the power of transformative thought and action, and how it can impact the lives of your clients. Ligia Houben, grief and loss expert, will demonstrate tools that can help your clients find meaning, achieve breakthroughs, and learn how to build the life they want on the other side of loss or transition. You will take with you a roadmap that can help your clients cope with the grief that may arise when facing the loss of their job, after leaving their homeland, confronting the death of a loved one, or embarking on a new life after a divorce or break-up. The techniques are simple and systematic, easy to teach clients, and will heal grief and renew life again for the client. The purpose of this seminar is to bring awareness to the clinician in how to help your clients cope with such difficult times in an empowering and transformative manner. This seminar is a must attend, if you work with clients who experience any of the following: • The loss of a loved one and feel filled with sorrow • Gone through a divorce or romantic breakup and want to embrace their new stage in an empowered manner. • Lost their job and do not have the confidence to find new opportunities • Retired and feel lost as they start this new stage in their lives • Want to overcome their fears • Want to expand their spirituality • Want to live with more meaning and purpose • Want to transform their loss and transform their lives! Objectives: • Explore different types of loss and utilize strategies to help clients identify patterns within their grieving process. • Incorporate the 11 Principles of Transformation® into your clinical practice to help clients reconcile grief and loss. • Differentiate between tasks and stages as they relate to the grieving process. • Integrate spiritual concepts such as acceptance, forgiveness and gratitude into your work with grieving clients to help facilitate healing and recovery. • Teach clients healing rituals including journaling, meditation and affirmations as strategies for coping with loss. • Utilize a strengths-based approach with clients to help reframe loss as an opportunity for growth and recovery.
Dec 11, 2019 | Portland, Maine
Maine Chapter, American College of Emergency Physician Chapter Meeting is organized by Maine Medical Association (MMA) and will be held on Dec 11, 2019 at Portland Regency Hotel & Spa, Portland, Maine, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Next Level Executive Function Strategies: Performance Improvement Solutions to Help Kids and Teens Get Organized, Manage Time and Complete Tasks (Dec 13, 2019)
Dec 13, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Portland, Maine
Next Level Executive Function Strategies: Performance Improvement Solutions to Help Kids and Teens Get Organized, Manage Time and Complete Tasks is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 13, 2019 at Seasons Event & Conference Center At the Ramada Plaza, Portland, Maine, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Target Audience: • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapy Assistants • Speech Language Pathologists • SPED Teachers and Staff • GEN ED Teachers and Staff • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • School Administrators Description: Attend this experiential program and learn evidence-based cognitive, physical and environmental strategies to help kids and teens take their Executive Function (EF) skills to the next level! Easily integrated into any classroom, clinic, or home, these strategies promote self-regulation to allow students to attend and recall what they are learning, and then to be able to expand into higher level executive functions throughout the day. Most importantly, you will learn how to use goal attainment scaling to take your performance building strategies to build habits and routines – the key to independence and success! You will learn proven skill-building and power driver interventions that are quick, individualized, and easy to use! Leave the day being able to implement: • A model of impulse control, working memory and flexible thinking as a lens for quick EF assessment and intervention • Classroom-friendly strategies to address sensory arousal and attention to build self-regulation • Performance focused interventions to promote organization, time management, and task completion • Brain-based techniques to increase mental shifting, enhance memory, and rev up learning • Strategies for sensory processing, arousal states, mindfulness and sleep to enhance recall, and increase retention of information • Techniques to increase self-awareness, self-monitoring and problem-solving skills • Environmental strategies to create an optimal learning landscape This program will teach you a collaborative method of skill to performance building approaches, as well as adaptive and compensatory strategies as a “1-2 punch” to help kids and teens be proactive, socially and academically successful, with an end goal of independence! Your competence will translate to their confidence! Objectives: • Utilize the developmental patterns for the three foundational components of executive function (EF) to create lens for assessment and intervention. • Develop mindfulness, physical activity, positive reinforcement and environmental interventions and assign as homework, classwork and activities of daily living (ADLs) for children and adolescents. • Examine the neurological connections between attention, arousal, and memory that affect executive function performance in ADLs, academics and social participation. • Establish the relationship between postural control, attention, vision and executive functions as it relates to assessment and treatment planning. • Correlate the influence of sleep on executive function performance and the consequences of arousal challenges with sleep onset difficulties. • Utilize goal attainment scaling as an intervention to improve client’s self-management skills, habit formation and routinization.
Feb 07 - 09, 2020 | Portland, Maine
2020 Maine Osteopathic Association (MOA) Midwinter Symposium is organized by Maine Osteopathic Association (MOA) and will be held from Feb 07 - 09, 2020 at Holiday Inn Portland-By The Bay, Portland, Maine, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 26, 2020 | USD $249.99 | Portland, Maine
Somatic Interventions for Eating Disorders is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 26, 2020 at Fireside Inn & Suites Portland, Portland, Maine, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 27, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Portland, Maine
Nearing the End of Life: Accompanying the Dying is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 27, 2020 at Fireside Inn & Suites Portland, Portland, Maine, 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 • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Physician Assistants • Social Workers • Counselors • Case Managers • Chaplains • Clergy Course Description: Eleanor is an 83-year-old widowed lady with known chronic heart failure and advanced dementia. She is how hospitalized with a significant stroke and dysphagia. She does not have a healthcare directive and had never discussed what she would want, other than staying at home until she dies. She is full code. Her family still wants resuscitation attempted. Her children admit they are concerned about what is best for their mother. What are options for Eleanor and her family? Would she benefit from artificial hydration and nutrition? How is she doing to receive medications? Can some of her medications be discontinued? Who is going to be her caregiver? In this compelling seminar, multiple case studies like Eleanor’s will provide you with examples that you can incorporate when care is more important than cure. To deliver expert, holistic care, healthcare professionals need to have a toolbox full of new interventions to promote quality care at the end of life. Have you ever been asked, “what would you do if this was your family member?” Learn conversation options to use while staying neutral. Did you know that a patient might enroll on hospice care and be a full code? We will discuss how this is done. What can we do for patients seeking euthanasia who see this as the best solution? These situations are becoming more frequent. Anticipate how you will respond. Strategies regarding comfort, communication, choices and control have unique issues and challenges for patients, families and health professionals. We have an obligation to know how to help provide emotional, spiritual, existential, and physical comfort for those who have life-limiting conditions and to support them through difficult decisions. It’s time to think outside the box. Objectives: • Explore the myths of hospice. • Compare and contrast hospice and palliative care. • Evaluate the eight domains of the National Consensus Project. • Formulate strategies to diminish fear of death and dying. • Analyze complications related to artificial hydration and nutrition. • Connect moral resiliency to palliative and hospice work.
Mar 31 - Apr 02, 2020 | Portland, Maine
American Association of Critical - Care Nurses (AACN) Horizons Conference is organized by American Association of Critical - Care Nurses (AACN) and will be held during Mar 31 - Apr 02, 2020 at Holiday Inn Portland-By The Bay, Portland, Maine, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 12 - 14, 2021 | Portland, Maine
2021 Maine Osteopathic Association (MOA) Midwinter Symposium is organized by Maine Osteopathic Association (MOA) and will be held from Feb 12 - 14, 2021 at Holiday Inn Portland-By The Bay, Portland, Maine, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.