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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.
Apr 30 - May 01, 2020 | CME 16.50 | USD $675 | Waltham, Massachusetts
2020 Primary Care Orthopaedics is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from Apr 30 - May 01, 2020 at The Conference Center at Waltham Woods, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America. Target Audience: This course is targeted to Primary Care Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants. This course may also be of interest to physicians who practice in Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Lifestyle and Mind-Body Medicine, Orthopedics, Pain Medicine, Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Preventive Medicine, and Radiology. Accreditation: Physicians: The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP): This Live activity, Primary Care Orthopaedics, with a beginning date of 04/30/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 16.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurses: Harvard Medical School is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is approved for 16.50 contact hours. Contact hours are awarded commensurate with participation and completion of the online evaluation and attendance attestation. We suggest claiming your hours within 30 days of the activity date, after this time, the attendance attestation will still be required to claim your hours. Description: It has been estimated that one-third of symptoms reported to primary care providers are musculoskeletal in nature. The vast majority of musculoskeletal disease is evaluated by a primary care, urgent care, or occupational health provider before patients are ever seen by a specialist. The goal of this course is to address the outpatient care of common musculoskeletal problems by primary care providers. The diagnosis and non-surgical management of musculoskeletal disorders will be covered in lectures, case discussions, and video demonstrations of examination and injection techniques. In addition, optional workshops in splinting and casting and interpretation of radiological studies will be available to participants. The goals for the learner are to: 1) discuss the relationship between the anatomy and injury of specific anatomical areas; 2) describe initial management of many orthopedic problems, both acute and chronic; and 3) be more familiar with how to conduct and interpret musculoskeletal physical examinations. Primary Care Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Other: Any health provider that provides first line care of musculoskeletal problems including internal medicine doctors, family practitioners, nurse practitioners, occupational medical specialists, physiatrists, and providers that work in emergency or urgent care settings. This course would be useful to this subset of health providers worldwide as well. Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: • Recognize the most common musculoskeletal ailments in their patient population. • Identify strategies to diagnose injuries to the musculoskeletal system. These strategies will include appropriate ordering of imaging studies, careful physical exam skills, and interpretation of findings.
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
Jun 18 - 20, 2020 | CME 17.75 | USD $1095 | Waltham, Massachusetts
NeuroRehabilitation 2020 is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from Jun 18 - 20, 2020 at Conference Center At Waltham Woods, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians • Physiatrists • Neurologists • Psychiatrists • Internists • Geriatricians • Family Practitioners Allied Health Professionals • Physical Therapists • Occupational Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Nurse Practitioners • Physician Assistants • Nurses Mental and Other Health Professionals • Neuropsychologists • Clinical Psychologists • Mental Health Counselors • Clinical Social Workers • Case Managers Accreditation: Physicians: The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses: Harvard Medical School is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is approved for 17.75 contact hours. Contact hours are awarded commensurate with participation and completion of the online evaluation and attendance attestation. We suggest claiming your hours within 30 days of the activity date; after this time, the attendance attestation will still be required to claim your hours. Description: The Comprehensive Neurorehabilitation Update Cutting-edge strategies, updates, and best practices for clinicians who provide care for patients with CNS trauma and neurological diseases In this Harvard Medical School CME course-which has sold out the last 3 years-many of the country’s most experienced and committed neurorehabilitation experts will present cutting-edge clinical interventions, the latest findings, practical education, and hands-on methods to further your expertise in guiding your patients to their maximum level of function. Clinicians who provide care for patients with CNS trauma and neurological diseases can rely on this update for proven, state-of-the-art practices and take-home tools to heighten your success in effectively and efficiently helping your patients gain the skills that will improve their health and quality of life. Enhanced and Accelerated Recovery This program includes important updates, new best practices, and state-of-the-art approaches to enhance and accelerate recovery, including: • Pharmacologic interventions • Transcranial magnetic and direct current stimulation • Spinal stimulation after SCI • Early mobilization in the ICU • Functional electrical stimulation • Upper extremity muscle-tendon-nerve transfers • Approaches to ambulation after SCI: advanced technology • Vestibular rehabilitation • Visual rehabilitation • Augmentative and alternative communication • Intensive language therapy • Treatment of substance abuse • Music therapy Improved Quality of Life This program includes strategies, best practices, and cutting-edge approaches to help foster quality of life: • Wellness interventions • Motivational interviewing • Sports and exercise • Addressing sexuality after SCI Evolving Treatment Options This program offers attendees the opportunity to learn about the future of treatment options and how and when they will impact patient outcomes: • Spinal stimulation after SCI • Brain-computer interface • Functional neuroimaging in disorders of consciousness • Hypoxia for recovery after SCI • Changes in the continuum of care • Harnessing the placebo effect • Alzheimer’s disease therapies Expanded Understanding of a Wide Range of Neurological Conditions This program covers common, rare, and emerging neurological conditions to deepen attendees' knowledge and enhance their decisions concerning neurorehabilitation options: • Post-concussion symptoms • Chronic traumatic encephalopathy • Aging with TBI and SCI • Social cognition and affective processing • Autonomic dysfunction after SCI Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Summarize the research evidence base for neurorehabilitation practice. • Integrate state-of-the-art, evidence-based approaches to neurorehabilitation into their care of patients. • Evaluate advances in research that will lead to future approaches to neurorehabilitation. • Relate what extremes of recovery tell us about neurorehabilitation. • Explain the benefits of using motivational interviewing and the coach approach to empower people to change behavior. • Describe the human placebo and nocebo effects and recognize the environmental factors that influence these processes. • Evaluate surgical options for musculotendinous and neural transfers in the upper limb of patients with CNS disorders. • Recall benefits of music therapy to neurorehabilitation. • List treatments for substance abuse in neurorehabilitation patients. • Give examples of factors that will help to shape the future of post-acute care in the U.S. • Discuss appropriate vestibular treatments following TBI • Describe methods to assess social behavior in patients with neurodegenerative disease • Report on emergent diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer’s disease
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.