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Jan 28 - 29, 2019 | CME 12.60 | USD $439.99 | Ellicott City, Maryland
2019 Psychopharmacology 2-Day Conference is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Jan 28 - 29, 2019 at Turf Valley Resort, Ellicott City, Maryland, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Case Managers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Addiction Counselors, Pharmacists, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Other Mental Health & HealthCare Professionals. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.6 Contact Hours. Conference Description: This conference allows time for exploration of underrepresented areas, including ADHD, substance use disorders and psychopharmacological ethics. Take home specialized guidelines for geriatrics, and clients with chronic pain. Discuss how the DSM-5 and the Affordable Healthcare Law have impacted prescribing patterns and the use of psychotropics in newly defined diagnoses. In addition to a general ‘nuts and bolts’ review of medications, you will examine case examples, discuss medication controversies and how to effectively collaborate with prescribing practitioners. You will find this conference to have the most up-to-date medication information and how to use it most effectively with your client. Conference Objectives: • Analyze the historical antecedents of psychopharmacological products and their relation to today’s psychotropic medications. • Designate the mechanism of action of today’s psychotropic medications and how it relates to your clients. • Breakdown the process of medication selection and receptor activation//blocking for specific disorders. • Communicate the side effects including nutritional, cognitive, sexual, and behavioral associated with psychotropic medications. • Specify how medications are chosen for mood disorders and specific patient characteristics. • Compile medication treatment options for your clients with ADHD. • Determine the unique medication considerations for geriatric clients. • Determine acute and chronic pain and methods of treatment. • Analyze future trends, including preventing side effects vs. managing side effects. • Establish ethical issues specifically relating to the child and adolescent population as it relates to clinical psychopharmacology. • Apply traditional standards (autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, confidentiality, veracity) of ethical behavior to issues peculiar to the practice of clinical psychopharmacology. • Explore specific ethical issues and their resolve to the everyday practice of clinical psychopharmacology.
Feb 28, 2019 | Credit Hours 6.00 | Ellicott City, Maryland
CDT Dental Coding & Reimbursement Update: Identifying Common Practice Mistakes is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 28, 2019 at Turf Valley Resort & Conference Center, Ellicott City, Maryland, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Dentists & Practice Owners, Front Office Personnel, Office Managers, Schedulers, Treatment Coordinators, Insurance Billing and Collection Personnel, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 Credit Hours. Course Description: Without a thorough understanding of insurance reimbursement, today’s dental office is at a serious disadvantage. In this economy, dental professionals need to ensure that they are getting reimbursed as adequately as they can. Insurance companies use various tactics and strategies that, unless understood, will cause unnecessary delays and rejections during claims processing. Each office has unique insurance problems. All offices have common insurance problems. We will teach you how to be aware of the potential problems and offer possible solutions! Why this Program is Unique: • Get your practice up to speed with an experienced dentist who ran a dental insurance company and practiced for 30 years. • You will be given a consultant’s perspective on records and billing, so you can do your own audits, increase your income, and decrease your risk. • You will obtain helpful, realistic, and practical risk management and practice management tips. • You will be given the information you need to file claims correctly and challenge denials with appropriate documentation and narrative. • You will understand how insurance companies evaluate your claims. Most Offices Can Immediately Increase Income with the Information in this Seminar • Overcome a down economy with LEGAL ways to maximize billing. • Implement proven strategies to improve patient collections. • Bill properly for general practice, periodontal, and oral surgery services. • Help prevent rejections. • Identify what insurance companies look for other than fraud. • Assess the claims process from the insurance company’s perspective. • Examine the pros and cons of accepting Medicaid. • Analyze dental contract language and determine how to best educate the entire dental practice, including the staff, doctor, and patients. • Formulate the best narratives and documentation. Objectives: • Identify what you need to be aware of to maximize billing. • Examine the intricacies of the dental insurance world. • Discuss how your office is being watched and how to avoid billing fraud.
Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations for Advanced Practice Clinicians - Ellicott City
Mar 05, 2019 | CME 6.30 | USD $229.99 | Ellicott City, Maryland
Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations for Advanced Practice Clinicians is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 05, 2019 at Turf Valley Resort, Ellicott City, Maryland, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Midwives, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 CE Credits. Conference Description: Attend this seminar and learn proper prescribing, patient education and monitoring procedures for a variety of drug regimens used to treat common acute and chronic infectious diseases. Choosing an antibacterial agent can be challenging, given the plethora of drugs available on the market and the emerging trend in bacterial resistance. You will learn the pharmacology of different classes of antimicrobials used to treat infectious disease states encountered in clinical practice. Discover the spectrums of activity, pharmacokinetic characteristics and parameters for monitoring therapeutic outcomes. Emphasis is placed on the new antimicrobials and advances in evidence-based treatment guidelines. You will leave this seminar better prepared to design appropriate and cost-effective drug regimens for improved therapeutic outcomes. Conference Objectives: • Analyze the major classes of antibiotics and their pharmacokinetic characteristics. • Apply current evidenced-based approaches to select appropriate treatment regimens for common infections encountered in clinical practice. • Prescribe antimicrobials based on empiric dosing recommendations. • Plan goals of therapy and parameters for monitoring therapeutic response to antimicrobials. • Recommend specific antimicrobial therapeutic drug monitoring to maximize efficacy and minimize toxicities (e.g., vancomycin and aminoglycosides). • Develop preventative strategies to limit antimicrobial resistance. • Design patient and caregiver education on the proper use of antimicrobials. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 18, 2019 | CME 6.30 | USD $219.99 | Ellicott City, Maryland
Challenging Geriatric Behaviors: Non-Pharmacological Approaches is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 18, 2019 at Turf Valley Resort, Ellicott City, Maryland, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Social Workers, Home Healthcare Providers, Nursing Home Administrators, Registered Dietitians & Dietetic Technicians, Recreation Therapists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Conference Description: Caregivers find many older adult behaviors to be challenging. Dementia and delirium are the most frequent contributing factors. Knowing what to expect and what to do related to specific behaviors can decrease frustration and increase satisfaction for everyone involved. A framework for rethinking challenging behaviors provides guidance for choosing management strategies. Assessment and management techniques are based on theory and evidence. Through interactive discussion, clinical examples, and videos, this program focuses on day-to-day strategies to prevent and/or manage challenging geriatric behaviors. Conference Objectives are: • Critique assessment techniques that establish baseline behaviors in older adults. • Evaluate factors that contribute to challenging geriatric behaviors and relate them to prevention. • Characterize the differences in delirium, dementia and depression in the elderly. • Analyze the progression of Alzheimer's disease and related treatment options. • Select appropriate environmental, interactional, behavioral, and/or physical/pharmacological interventions to prevent and/or manage challenging geriatric behaviors. • Categorize effective and ineffective strategies to manage difficult communications, hallucinations, aggressive behavior, wandering and Sundowning, food and fluid deficit/malnutrition. • Recommend resources that provide information or services for caregivers.
Apr 04, 2019 | USD $229.99 | Ellicott City, Maryland
Legal and Ethical Issues with Technology in Mental Health is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 04, 2019 at Turf Valley Resort, Ellicott City, Maryland, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers, Psychotherapists, Addiction Counselors, Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Case Managers, Other Mental Health Professionals, Nurses. Course Description: In today’s technologically advanced world it is difficult to keep up with the ever-changing laws and standards for using technology in our field. There are issues that are not clearly defined. Joni Gilbertson, MA, NCC, LCPC, will use her wealth of experiences, real-life case examples, entertaining videos, and thought provoking scenarios to make challenging topics and concepts easy to discuss and learn. Be recognized for your experience and knowledge in compliance and ethics and technology and move your practice forward. Attend this engaging workshop and walk away being more confident with : • New laws regarding using technology in your mental health practice. • What the code of ethics states and how to apply this information. • Navigate the gray areas and practice safely. • The ability to immediately apply the information and new skills with your clients near and far. Course Objectives: • Articulate the legal and ethical codes that relate to utilizing technology while providing mental health services. • Establish ethical practices to ensure safety when utilizing telemental health services. • Consider ethical dilemmas clinicians may face related to therapeutic boundaries with respect to utilizing technology in clinical practice. • Specify interjurisdictional laws and regulations for using technology in clinical practice. • Consider cultural differences when using technology and articulate how this may inform the clinician’s choice of treatment interventions. • Utilize an ethical decision making framework to recognize, analyze, resolve or prevent ethical dilemmas in your clinical practice. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 11, 2019 | USD $229.99 | Ellicott City, Maryland
Neuroplasticity for Children is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Apr 11, 2019 at Turf Valley Resort, Ellicott City, Maryland, United States of America. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Counselors • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Speech-Language Pathologists • Social Workers • Psychologists • Speech-Language Pathology Assistants • Early Childhood Special Education Teachers • Early Childhood Staff Course Description: Studies show our brains can be rewired to enhance new learning. In some cases, it acts as an adaptive mechanism to compensate for lost function or maximize remaining function in the event of brain injury. As therapists, when we treat the causes and symptoms of these motor delays, we can utilize alternate brain pathways to improve the effects of therapy. Neuroplasticity changes brain connections and hence, changes motor and cognitive functions. From congenital abnormalities to traumatic brain injuries, this course delivers new and exciting ideas on how to detour around damage and incorporate viable nervous system connections. Learn how therapy can change the brain and how neuroplasticity can change the challenges in a child’s development. With Dr. Karen Pryor as your guide, you gain creative and evidence-based approaches to incorporate into a multisensory experience to drive home the importance of diverse and novel activities during treatment sessions. Both high and low tones are discussed in depth. Video case studies will demonstrate changes before and after integrative neuroplasticity treatments. The therapy techniques learned in this one-day course can be easily integrated into the clinic or home the next day. Objectives: • Describe the primitive reflexes’ influence on movement patterns. • Identify the multilayer approach using neuroanatomy and brain function. • Evaluate strategies to incorporate techniques into home programs for parents and caregivers. • Recognize the importance of positive treatment sessions and verbal cues. • Analyze the relationship between brain dysfunction and tone abnormalities. • Restate different approaches to changing low and high tone qualities
Apr 25 - 26, 2019 | USD $439.99 | Ellicott City, Maryland
2-Day: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Apr 25 - 26, 2019 at Turf Valley Resort, Ellicott City, Maryland, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.