Upcoming Medical Conferences in DedhamSearch Criteria : United States of America Dedham
Nov 09, 2019 | CME 40.00 | USD $1095 | Dedham, Massachusetts
A Core Curriculum in Adult Primary Care Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine is organized by Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham (BID-Needham) and will be held on November 09, 2019 at Dedham Holiday Inn, Dedham, Massachusetts, United States of America. Target Audience: This program is uniquely designed for primary care practitioners. Accreditation Information: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham designates this live activity for a maximum of forty (40.0) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. MOC Statement - Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 40 and Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Risk Management - This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 10.00 credits of Risk Management Study. This includes 2.00 credits of Opioid Education and Pain Management Training. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits. Educational Need Addressed: In these days of fast paced clinical changes it is crucial for primary care practitioners to continuously update their knowledge and skills in the area of evidence based medicine, specifically - current best practices, diagnostic skills, risk factor identification and current treatment options. Educational Objective: At the conclusion of each of our monthly meetings, the participants will be able to articulate current knowledge in each of the sub-specialty areas. Eighteen areas of study have been identified as basic to primary care adult medicine: • Cardiovascular Medicine • Dermatology • Endocrinology • Gastroenterology • General internal Medicine • Geriatrics • Hematology - Oncology • Infectious Diseases • Nephrology • Neurology - Psychiatry • Ophthalmology - Otolaryngology • Pain Management - End of Life Care • Preventive Medicine - Genomics • Pulmonary Medicine – Allergy • Rheumatology - Orthopedics • Risk Management • Urology • Women's Health - Gynecology Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Dec 05 - 06, 2019 | Contact Hours 12.50 | USD $499.99 | Dedham, Massachusetts
2-Day Certification Training: Treating Anxiety Disorders in Children & Adolescents is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Dec 05 - 06, 2019 at Hilton Boston/Dedham, Dedham, Massachusetts, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.5 Clock hours / 12.5 Contact hours / 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Social Workers • Psychologists • Counselors • Teachers • School Administrators • Occupational Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Description: To increase your effectiveness with the various manifestations of child anxiety, Dr. Foxman will address each of the following disorders with case examples and clinical vignettes: • Separation Anxiety Disorder • Panic Disorder • Generalized Anxiety Disorder • Obsessive-compulsive disorders (including skin picking and hair pulling) • Social Anxiety Disorder/Selective Mutism • Specific phobias • Trauma- and Stressor-related disorders Emphasis will be on creative psychotherapy involving insight-oriented, cognitive-behavioral, biological, mindfulness, and family systems interventions. Objectives: • Incorporate motivational therapeutic activities into your practice to improve client engagement in treatment. • Implement structured clinical interviewing strategies to aid in developing comprehensive treatment plans. • Summarize the “3 ingredient framework” of how anxiety develops in children to assist with assessment and treatment planning. • Analyze the efficacy of prescription drugs for treatment of anxiety symptoms in children. • Implement a three-step skill building model for stress management among young clients. • Evaluate exposure therapy interventions for effective treatment of OCD, separation anxiety, social anxiety and phobias. • Design effective strategies to decrease the stress response in kids with learning disabilities to improve information processing, listening skills, and comprehension. • Implement calming techniques to reduce overall anxiety, such as mindfulness and yoga, to reduce fight or flight response and simultaneously engage the relaxation response. • Evaluate the impact deep breathing exercises have on anxiety to enable task completion in children with ADHD. • Utilize specific anxiety techniques to minimize the ruminative nature of obsessive thoughts that often precede dysfunctional compulsive behaviors. • Teach clients to engage the parasympathetic nervous system to create new neuropathways to reduce hyper arousal and decrease maladaptive behaviors. • Implement clinical strategies to decrease symptoms of pervasive separation anxiety in children and adolescents.
Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed - Dedham
Dec 12, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Dedham, Massachusetts
Mental Health Issues in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 12, 2019 at Hilton Boston/Dedham, Dedham, Massachusetts, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.25 hours of continuing education. Target Audience: • Speech-Language Pathologists • Speech-Language Pathology Assistants • Teachers & Paraprofessionals • School Counselors • School Psychologists • School Administrators • School Social Workers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Addiction Professionals • Probation Officers • All professionals working in child care settings, therapy settings, treatment programs, hospitals, juvenile justice facilities, foster care, and more Course Description: Join child/adolescent behavioral expert, R. Nicolle Carr, Ph.D., and learn how to best manage the students at your school diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), mood disorders, anxiety and depression. You will walk away with concrete, yet practical, strategies to successfully intervene with their serious behavioral issues, such as: • Anger and outbursts • Cutting and self-injury • Defiance • Impulsivity • Sensory issues • Meltdowns and tantrums • Obsessive compulsive • Truancy • Rigidity • Electronic addiction Through case studies, video clips and dynamic class discussion you will learn: • 30 second teacher strategies to manage challenging and disruptive behaviors • New ways to reduce the costs of out-of-district placements • How to engage students in class, increase productivity and reduce truancy • Behavioral assessments and strategies for the IEP team • Side-effects of common psychotropic medications • How skill deficits from mental health conditions create behavioral difficulties • Characteristics of at-risk students’ mental health problems • Strategies to gain collaboration with clinicians Objectives: • Articulate how behavioral-driven choices differ from mental health-driven behaviors and characterize how these differences inform your choice of intervention. • Communicate the effective uses of medications and potential side effects that can appear as misbehaviors. • Implement various school-based strategies, used in collaboration with community clinicians, to intervene when behavioral issues arise from mental health conditions. • Determine effective positive behavior support strategies as part of a multidisciplinary team to successfully discipline the special needs child. • Discriminate how IDEA relates to mental health issues and discipline. • Apply communication techniques that create a climate for success inside and outside the classroom.
Feb 17 - 18, 2020 | Contact Hours 14.60 | USD $419.99 | Dedham, Massachusetts
2-Day: 2020 Geriatric Conference is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Feb 17 - 18, 2020 at Hilton Boston/Dedham, Dedham, Massachusetts, United States Of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 14.6 contact hours. Target Audience: • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Physicians • Physician Assistants • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Speech-Language Pathologists • Social Workers Course Description: No matter your specialty, you MUST know how to address the unique concerns of the older adults under your care. Geriatrics is a field in and of itself, but many of us haven't had extensive training on the nuances and complexities that make treatment challenging. In this comprehensive program, geriatric expert, Steven Atkinson, will guide you through the normal and abnormal changes of the aging mind and body, providing you with the knowledge that will improve the care you provide. Steven is passionate about his work and looks forward to sharing his expertise with you. Leave with practical and insightful tips and tools you can use the next day! • Identify complications and respond more appropriately • Confidently and effectively communicate with patients and their families • Provide safer and more effective care Course Objectives: DAY ONE Session 1: Differentiating Dementias 8:00am - 11:00am • Identify the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. • List appropriate diagnostic tests to achieve accurate diagnosis. • Devise interventions that are effective and promote positive communication between staff, family & the older adult. Session 2: Geriatric Pharmacology: Tools for the Healthcare Professional 11:00am - 3:00pm (Includes Lunch Break) Apply techniques and identify strategies to avoid adverse drug events and drug disease interactions. • Develop individualized monitoring plans for geriatric patients through the • evaluation of high risk medications. • Identify at least three new guideline recommendations related to geriatric pharmacology. Session 3: Pain Management in the Elderly 3:00pm - 5:00pm • Implement controlled substance/pain management contracts into practice. • Recognize symptoms of controlled substance and alcohol misuse and abuse. • Describe best practice methods for prescribing in the geriatric population. DAY TWO Session 1: Managing Geriatric Behaviors: Wandering, Aggression, Malnutrition and More 8:00am - 11:00am • Review strategies to diminish the occurrence of behavioral problems in individuals with dementia. • Discuss behavioral and environmental techniques to diminish challenging behavioral problems. • Identify how cognitive impairment in older individuals is affected by environment, caregiver schedules, and responses to the behaviors. Session 2: Geriatric Emergencies 11:00am - 3:00pm (Includes Lunch Break) • Develop strategies to identify abuse and neglect. • Distinguish etiologic and pathologic factors associated with neurological, orthopedic, abdominal, cardiovascular & pulmonary emergencies. • Discuss the atypical presentation of the elderly and how to effectively manage comorbidities. Session 3: Top Ten Medications to Avoid in the Geriatric Patient 3:00pm - 5:00pm • Discuss how to apply age-sensitive principles for medication dosing and management to clinical scenarios. • List key questions useful for identifying and managing polypharmacy in older adults.
Mar 11, 2020 | USD $249.99 | Dedham, Massachusetts
High Risk Obstetrics: Current Trends, Treatments & Issues is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 11, 2020 at Hilton Boston/Dedham, Dedham, Massachusetts, United States of America. Target Audience: • Nurses • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Nurse Practitioners • Nurse Midwives • Certified Childbirth Educators/Doulas Course Description: Jamie Otremba will delve into the most common obstetrical emergencies presenting in today's obstetrical patients. She will provide you with a comprehensive look at pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, HELLP, the pitfalls of diagnosing and treating preterm labor, shoulder dystocia, abruption, previa, postpartum hemorrhage, placenta accreta, amniotic fluid embolism, venous thromboembolism, VBACs, and inductions. Jamie's extensive experiences in high risk obstetrics have provided her with keen insight into these often challenging and frightening situations. She is eager to share with you many of the effective interventions that she has acquired throughout her career! Through enlightening case studies, persuasive evidence-based research, and an engaging presentation style, she will teach you the current trends, treatments and issues in high risk obstetrics. Attend this seminar to learn new strategies and techniques that can immediately impact the maternal and fetal outcomes of your obstetrical patients. Course Objectives: • Evaluate the two-phase process that results in pre-eclampsia. • Compare the pharmacologic management options for preterm labor. • Determine the two most important factors in assessing risk in elective induction. • Explain the most effective way to change medical staff practices related to high risk elective inductions. • Interpret the possible causes of a post-partum hemorrhage and appropriate management for each. • Discuss strategies for collaborative care with the ICU and Emergency Department. • Explain why a d-dimer is no longer recommended as part of the evaluation for pulmonary embolism in pregnancy. • Utilize the latest ACOG recommendations for preventing blood loss during the delivery with an accreta. • Compare the varying degrees of abnormal placental implantation and how management might differ for each. • Analyze why neurological outcomes with amniotic fluid embolism are so poor and the rapid interventions that could make a difference.