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Jun 13 - 14, 2020 | USD $575 | Detroit, Michigan
Manual Therapy Treatment of the Temporomandibular Joint is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from Jun 13 - 14, 2020 at Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. Course Description: This course will provide the clinician with a thorough and in-depth understanding of temporomandibular anatomy, biomechanics, and temporomandibular dysfunctions and how they create pain. Learn to treat the temporomandibular joint through joint mobilization, myofascial release, posture re-education, and exercises. Each participant will have the skills to immediately apply the methods learned in this course. This course has been developed with the Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant in mind. This is an intermediate course, no prerequisites are required and new graduates are welcome. Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • (given a patient record) quantify progress represented in the four objective measurement results for the treatment of the temporomandibular joint and cervical spine. • correctly palpate the primary and accessory muscles of the temporomandibular joint and neck. • design a treatment plan of care for the primary and accessory muscles of the temporomandibular joint and neck • correctly and independently perform at least 8 basic mobilizations of the temporomandibular joint and cervical spine as shown in the manual. • design an instructional program or materials for posture, strengthening and stretching exercises for the temporomandibular joint and neck as shown in the manual. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Sep 11 - 12, 2020 | Detroit, Michigan
2020 Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners (MICNP) Annual Conference is organized by Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners (MICNP) and will be held from Sep 11 - 12, 2020 at MotorCity Casino Hotel, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Sep 17, 2020 | CE Credits 6 | Free | Detroit, Michigan
Triage Cancer Insurance & Finance Intensive Conference is organized by Triage Cancer and will be held on Sep 17, 2020 at Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. Target Audience: Advocates and oncology health care professionals. Accreditation: Triage Cancer, #1689, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Triage Cancer maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 8/26/19 to 8/26/20. Social workers participating in this course will receive up to 6 continuing education credits. Description: This comprehensive, in-person workshop, is a certificate program for nurses, social workers, other oncology health care professionals and advocates on health and disability insurance and finances, to improve patient and caregiver access to valuable information about these legal and practical cancer survivorship issues. Learning Objectives: • Outline how health care professionals can engage in various types of advocacy and encourage patients to be advocates • Outline the different theories of health care systems • Explain the various elements of a health insurance policy • Define terms used in a health insurance policy • Outline the various individual and employer-sponsored health insurance options available to patients • Describe consumer protections included in various federal and state laws • Explain the health insurance appeals process • Describe eligibility differences for Medicare and Medicaid • Outline steps patients can take to appeal a claim denial for Medicare and Medicaid • Identify resources for patients to learn more about accessing Medicare and Medicaid • Outline how FMLA can be useful to patients • Articulate how disability insurance can be useful to someone who can no longer work, temporarily or permanently, as a result of a cancer diagnosis • Explain how disability insurance works with other leave laws • Outline practical tools and tips for rebuilding financial health after a cancer diagnosis • Identify financial assistance options available to pay for health care & other expenses Session: • Cancer Survivorship: Advocacy & Empowerment • An Overview of the U.S. Health Care System • Employer-Sponsored & Individual Health Insurance Part 1 & Part 2 • Government Sponsored Health Insurance • Navigating Disability Insurance & Appeals • Managing Finances & Accessing Financial Assistance Options
Sep 18, 2020 | Detroit, Michigan
Oncology Certified Nursing exam (OCN) Review is organized by Michigan Society of Hematology and Oncology (MSHO) and will be held on Sep 18, 2020 at Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. Description: Are you preparing to take your OCN exam? MSHO will, once again, offer the OCN Review Course to help nurses prepare for their Oncology Certified Nurse exam. This course is also ideal for nurses who are new to the oncology specialty, those re-entering the field who desire a refresher course or nurses transitioning into oncology nursing. Video Conferencing: • Cowell Family Cancer Center - Traverse City • Sparrow Herbert-Herman Cancer Center - Lansing • Spectrum Health - Grand Rapids Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 08 - 11, 2020 | USD $2300 | Detroit, Michigan
Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders A~Z is organized by International Association of Orofacial Myology (IAOM) and will be held from Oct 08 - 11, 2020 at Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. Target Audience: Speech and Language Pathologists, Dentists, Registered Dental Hygienists Description: This is a 4 day COM certification track course designed for speech and dental professionals. This professional course highlights OFM history, research, dental, speech, and orofacial myofunctional interdisciplinary perspective. Make the connection; disorder breathing, airway issues, dysfunctional postures, craniofacial development, speech distortions, malocclusions, chronic habits, tongue tie, OSA, and more Course Objectives: At the completion of this course participants will be able to: • Evaluate and treat patients with orofacial myofunctional disorders • Understand the science and research for orofacial myofunctional therapy • Evaluate and diagnose orofacial myofunctional disorders • Provide clinical and practical application of a therapeutic program • Discuss the multidisciplinary connection between dental, speech, and orofacial myofunctional therapy • Implement a plan for referral and patient education Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available
Nov 07 - 08, 2020 | CE Hours 16 | USD $575 | Detroit, Michigan
Functional Strength: An Updated Approach to Exercising our Patients is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from Nov 07 - 08, 2020 at Mendelson Kornblum Physical Therapy, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 continuing education hours. Course Description: This class will give you the ability to advance your understanding of therapeutic exercise and your ability to create basic to advanced functional exercise programs. You will learn to assess functional weakness and differentiate this from weakness found in manual muscle testing. Finally, apply concepts learned in class to build a program that is customized to your patient. This course will progress from basic fundamentals to advanced, high-level athletic plyometric training. As with all Great Lakes courses, it will be 75-80% hands-on but attendees aren't required to perform all of the exercises shown in the class. Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • Given a case study, assess functional weakness in a patient using the four pathological barriers to ideal/optimal movement. • Perform an assessment of a dysfunctional movement pattern and specifically identify 2 primary and 1-2 secondary compensatory movements occurring due to weakness and/or pain. • Accurately justify the use of functional strength testing versus manual muscle testing when assessing a patient. • Properly exhibit and/or correctly perform 4 exercises using a functional approach to muscle activity. • Correctly state the rationale for an in-depth functional strength assessment of upper extremity, lower extremity and trunk. • Properly execute an in-depth functional strength assessment of upper extremity, lower extremity and trunk. • Correctly apply force couples, synergies, and muscle slings to the body to address function-specific strength deficits. • Develop and implement a comprehensive functional exercise program, progressing from basic to advanced levels for patients. Topics Covered: • Overview of the principles of functional muscle assessment • Differentiation between muscle action and muscle function • Proper technique for open kinetic chain exercises and closed kinetic chain exercises • Functional Exercises for the upper body • Functional exercises for the lower body • Functional exercise for the trunk/core • Exercises using body weight, therapy ball, resistance bands and foam roller