Upcoming Medical Conferences in WalthamSearch Criteria : United States of America Waltham
Feb 06, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Waltham, Massachusetts
Bringing Trauma-Informed Yoga into Mental Health Clinical Practice is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 06, 2020 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Boston Waltham, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours/ 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™/6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Counselors • Psychotherapists • Social Workers • Case Managers • Psychologists • Psychiatrists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Other Mental Health Professionals • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants Course Description: Discover yoga-based interventions that can help regulate the autonomic nervous system and learn how to incorporate these interventions for effective outcomes. Join Irina Diyankova, Ph.D., RYT-200, for an in-depth training on the principles and practices of trauma-informed yoga, with a special focus on chair yoga practices, yogic breathing exercises, and yoga nidra, the yogic sleep. This workshop also incorporates techniques and theory from trauma studies, somatic psychotherapy and Ayurveda. Throughout the day, you will learn the importance of nervous-system regulation to the process of psychological healing. Learn first-hand why organizations as diverse as the U.S. Army and the U.S. prison system have embraced yoga as an evidence-based approach to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression. You will leave the workshop with the background and tools you need to evaluate the benefits of adding trauma-informed yogic interventions to whatever style of therapy you currently practice. Objectives: • Evaluate ways that autonomic nervous system dysregulation contributes to PTSD symptoms. • Ascertain symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder which can be decreased through trauma-sensitive yoga practice. • Analyze ways that trauma-informed chair yoga postures can be used in the individual or group psychotherapy session. • Determine the benefits of bringing yogic deep relaxation into the therapy session. • Identify yogic strategies to help reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression in clients. • Explain the potential for improved clinical outcomes resulting from incorporating yoga and three-part deep breathing practices. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 18, 2020 | CE 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Waltham, Massachusetts
Executive Dysfunction at Home and at School: Smart but Scattered is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 18, 2020 at The Conference Center at Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 CE / 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs / 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Addiction Counselors • Marriage and Family Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Guidance Counselors • School Psychologists • School Social Workers • Educational Paraprofessionals • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Case Managers • Nurses • School Administrators • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Description: Children who have deficient executive skills often have trouble getting started on tasks, get distracted easily, lose papers or assignments and forget to hand in homework. They make careless mistakes, put off work until the last minute and have no sense of time urgency. Workspaces are disorganized and teachers often refer to their backpacks or lockers as “black holes.” Often considered chronic underachievers, these children are at risk for academic failure as well as emotional and behavioral difficulties. Dr. Dawson, co-author of the best-selling books Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, 2nd Ed. (2010), Smart but Scattered (Guilford, 2009) and Smart but Scattered Teens (2013, Guilford) uses case examples along with interactive discussion to demonstrate how the executive skills manifest in daily home and school activities. Learn how to assess these skills and take home evidence-based strategies to help children and adolescents overcome executive skills weaknesses. Leave this seminar with a set of tools that includes strategies for task/environmental modifications, skill development through cognitive/behavioral techniques and creation of incentive systems. You will be able to give teachers and parents a means for developing and improving the following: • organization • time management • impulse control • goal-directed persistence • executive skills critical for independent functioning Objectives: • Determine the neurological processes involved with executive skill development in both neurotypical children and those with executive dysfunction, such as ADHD. • Differentiate between a variety of formal and informal executive function assessments. • Develop environmental modifications to support weak executive skills at home and school. • Design student-centered interventions that target problem scenarios associated with executive skills deficits. • Utilize coaching methods that support executive skills development to improve school performance.
Mar 24, 2020 | USD $249.99 | Waltham, Massachusetts
Somatic Interventions for Eating Disorders is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 24, 2020 at The Conference Center at Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Disordered Eating: Somatic, Self-Compassion, and Mindfulness Interventions for Lasting Recovery (Mar 24, 2020)
Mar 24, 2020 | USD $249.99 | Waltham, Massachusetts
Disordered Eating: Somatic, Self-Compassion, and Mindfulness Interventions for Lasting Recovery is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 24, 2020 at The Conference Center at Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 21, 2020 | Waltham, Massachusetts
Massachusetts Psychiatric Society (MPS) Annual Meeting is organized by Massachusetts Psychiatric Society (MPS) and will be held on Apr 21, 2020 at Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 14 - 16, 2020 | CME 19.75 | USD $1075 | Waltham, Massachusetts
Optimized Management of Medically Complex Patients 2020 is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from May 14 - 16, 2020 at The Conference Center at Waltham Woods, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America. Who Should Attend: Physicians, NPs, PAs in the following fields of medicine: • Internal Medicine • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation • Hospital Medicine • Geriatrics • Family Medicine • Palliative Care • Cardiology and Vascular Medicine • Endocrinology • Infectious Diseases • Nephrology • Neurology • Oncology and Hematology • Pulmonary Medicine Accreditation: • 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ • 19.75 ABIM MOC points • 2.75 Credits Risk Management Study, including 1.00 Credits in Opioid Education and Pain Management Training and 1.75 Credits in End-of-Life Care Description: Education to optimize outcomes for patients with multiple comorbidities For PHYSICIANS, NPs, PAs who care for patients in inpatient and rehabilitation settings Leading clinical faculty from Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, (MGH) and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network have come together to develop this new CME program. It offers 360-degree education to manage patients with multiple comorbidities. Specifically, it: • Delivers updates and state-of-the-art practices for examination, diagnosis, and management of the 20+ conditions most commonly seen in medically complex patients, including heart failure, diabetes, sepsis, cancer, neurologic and immune-modulated diseases. • Advances your understanding and ability to manage these conditions, not just as siloed diseases, but as interactive physiologic systems and in so doing, secure the best possible outcomes for your patients. We include comprehensive strategies for: ○ Risk mitigation ○ Avoiding unintended drug-drug interactions ○ Navigating competing treatment approaches and complications ○ Reducing unplanned hospital readmissions • Provides resources and best practices for cross-specialty collaboration and care coordination for medically complex patients. Reasons to Attend in 2020 As a participant, you will advance your ability to • Care for patients with multiple comorbidities and complex medical problems • Leverage new diagnosis and evaluation guidelines for these patients • Develop treatment plans when there are competing medical concerns and treatment options • Ensure that fixing one problem does not create or exacerbate others • Effectively manage dynamic interactions and complications of multiple systems: circulatory, renal, respiratory, neurologic, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, immune, endocrine, etc. • Improve patient satisfaction and outcomes • Avoid misdiagnosis in the patient with multiple, complicated medical issues • Recognize must-not-miss diagnoses in the medically complex patient • Expediently transition patients along the care continuum • Reduce the risk of readmissions and complications • Write shorter, clearer, more effective discharge summaries • Master complicated coordination and transitions of care • Expertly manage common medical problems that complicate and prolong hospitalizations in the medically complex patient • Avoid functional consequences of critical illness, end-stage renal disease, malnutrition, and cardiopulmonary disease • Master effective communication skills with medically complex patients, their families and care team members (or consultants) Coverage of the Most Common Comorbidities Seen in Medically Complex Patients: This program offers comprehensive education to manage the conditions that are often comorbid in patients with complex medical needs • Chronically impaired renal function • Advanced heart failure • Liver disease • GI conditions and emergencies • Uncontrolled hypertension • Autoimmune disease • Neurogenic orthostasis • Sepsis and its sequalae • Stroke: treatment and chronic complications • COPD • Diabetes • Thrombosis • Malnutrition, metabolic derangement • Skin eruptions • Anemia • Calciphylaxis • Hyponatremia • C. diff: advanced management • PTSD, depression, ICU psychosis after cardiac arrest • Bowel and bladder management • Skin ulcers • Delirium and sundowning • Urinary tract challenges Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Identify emerging topics in the care of medically complex patients, including sepsis, renal failure, respiratory failure, cardiac arrest and failure, delirium, and ICU-rehabilitation • Implement evidence-based guidelines and best practices for common clinical conditions in the medically complex patient using an interactive, case-based format • Safely manage patients with complex medical and post-surgical care needs across the spectrum of care in a cost-effective manner • Employ studied and proven medical and technological options for diagnosis and treatment of illness during hospital stay • State methodology to prevent common complications of chronic hospitalization, including malnutrition and metabolic derangement, pressure ulcers, physical deconditioning, thromboembolic disease, bladder and bowel complications • Develop strategies for safe and efficient care transition for oncology, transplant heart failure, and other medically complex patients to reduce hospital readmission rates • Refine communication strategies to discuss medical and functional outcomes with patients and families, and to clarify goals of care • Identify common ethical dilemmas in the care of the medically complex patient, including chronic illness and debility, and associated mental health conditions • Explain strategies to manage risk in medically complex patients, and develop quality metrics to benchmark individual patient and hospital/system-wide outcomes • Utilize risk control and performance improvement methodologies across the continuum of care Interpret evolving evidence-based protocols and best practices for prehabilitation interventions prior to elective major surgery • Expand their use of innovative diagnostic technology, such as point-of-care ultrasound and bedside procedures in medically complex patients
Jul 13 - 16, 2020 | USD $149 | Waltham, Massachusetts
Clinical Essentials: NPACE Intensive Skills Training is organized by Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) and will be held from July 13 - 16, 2020 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Boston Waltham, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Breast Imaging Course 2020 is organized by The New England Roentgen Ray Society (NERRS) and will be held on Oct 17, 2020 at Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.