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Jan 18, 2020 | CME 7.25 | USD $225 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
17th Annual Mayo Clinic Hematology Review is organized by Mayo Clinic and will be held on Jan 18, 2020 at Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States Of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: This course is designed for upper Midwest, predominantly Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Iowa. This includes Hematology/Oncology physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and fellows in training. Course Description: This one-day educational program will provide hematology and oncology clinicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants with an overview of the most recent advances in the treatment of various hematologic malignancies, based on abstracts presented at the December 2019 annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH). Invited speakers present exciting and relevant abstracts presented at the ASH meeting and discuss their clinical relevance to the hematology/oncology practice. Learning Objectives: The Learning Objectives for this course are: • Describe the results of important disease-specific clinical trials presented at national and international meetings or papers in 2019 putting them into clinical context and into the perspective of current clinical practice guidelines • Identify investigational therapeutic regimens that are available as alternatives to standard of care approaches. • Compare with current clinical practice the advances and new knowledge in managing various hematological malignancies that are presented at meetings or that have been published over the last 12 months. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jan 24, 2020 | USD $175 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
Advanced Heart Failure Shared Care Symposium is organized by University of Minnesota - Continuing Professional Development and will be held on Jan 24, 2020 at Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis Downtown, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. Target Audience: Cardiologists, physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, physician assistants, cardiac rehabilitation professionals, and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with heart failure. Description: Welcome to the Advanced Heart Failure Shared Care Symposium. At this highly anticipated symposium you’ll hear from experts about the latest advances in heart failure care, program building, remote monitoring, palliative care, and medical therapy for heart failure. Come cultivate relationships with the heart failure provider community to help your patients and to improve heart failure care. Educational Objectives: Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to: • Identify strategies for building a successful heart failure program. • Review recent changes in the heart failure guidelines and the evidence for these changes. • Identify clinical markers of advanced heart failure. • Describe major findings of new clinical trial data within the advanced heart failure field. • Describe how an LVAD works and the indications for LVAD therapy. • Describe an approach to the diagnosis and management of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 15 - 16, 2020 | CE Hours 16.00 | USD $575 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mobilization of the Cervical and Thoracic Spine and Ribs is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from Feb 15 - 16, 2020 at Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. Accreditation: This course has been submitted for 16 continuing education hours. Approval amounts may vary per state. Certificates of attendance with the number of course hours will be given to each participant at the completion of the course. Course Description: This class focuses on taking an area of the body – the neck, upper back and ribs - and simplifying it so that the therapist feels comfortable treating it. Treatment approaches include Muscle Energy Technique (MET) and direct articulations to the thoracic spine and ribs. The class is evidence based and every technique is repeated multiple times throughout the class so each participant has the chance to learn them well. When you leave this class you will walk away with a comprehensive and strong foundation for treatment of the neck, upper back and ribs. As with all of our manual therapy courses, this seminar will follow a progression of principles and reinforce them throughout the 16 hours, is at least 75% hands-on lab, and will give the clinician hands-on skills they use immediately upon their return to the clinical setting. Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • Correctly describe the normal and abnormal biomechanics of the vertebrae in the Upper Cervical spine (OA, AA), Lower ervical Spine (C2-7), Thoracic spine (T1-I2) and ribs. • Confidently describe 5 specific spinal and rib anatomical structures. • Correctly describe the neurophysiological mechanism behind muscle energy technique (MET) • Correctly and confidently identify 3 key components necessary to administer proper MET. • Correctly and confidently administer 5 cervical spine METs, 5 thoracic spine METs, 4 thoracic spine mobilizations (Grade II-IV), 3 thoracic spine manipulations (Grade V), 1 Cervical Thoracic distraction mobilization/manipulation, 3 Rib METs, and 2 Rib mobilization/manipulations. • Through the discussion of relevant evidence based research, support the use of METs/Mobilization/Manipulations to the Cervical and Thoracic spine and Ribs for specific diagnoses. • Through the use of 3 varying case studies, correctly demonstrate a systematic approach for the treatment progression through the cervical and thoracic spine and rib complex. • Properly locate the correct bony landmarks (I.e. Thoracic and Cervical Transverse Process, Rib angle). • Demonstrate the appropriate force direction for 5 specific MET/Mobilization/Manipulations.
Mar 26 - 27, 2020 | USD $419.99 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
2-Day: 2020 Geriatric Conference is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Mar 26 - 27, 2020 at Minneapolis Marriott West, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as the information is available.
Cardiac Arrhythmias is organized by University of Minnesota - Continuing Professional Development and will be held on Apr 10, 2020 at Earle Brown Heritage Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 18 - 19, 2020 | USD $575 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
An Introduction to Diagnosis and Treatment of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held from Apr 18 - 19, 2020 at Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. Course Description: This introductory course will provide confidence for the clinician looking to master basic diagnosis and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction. An evidence-based beginner's guide, instructors will lead therapists through a manual, externally-based approach to assist with treating pelvic floor dysfunction. Clinician's will improve their understanding of the myofascial system and its functional roles to the urological and gynecological systems. This a lab-based course and students will attain a set of tools to use with confidence on Monday morning. Course Objectives: At the completion of this seminar, the participant will be able to: • Correctly identify and palpate 7 specific tissues in the abdominal pelvic area that create pelvic floor dysfunction and diagnosis. • Correctly diagnose 5 specific lumbar dysfunctions and explain how each can impact 5 pelvic floor diagnoses. • Correctly demonstrate the ability to choose from and instruct patients in 5 specific home program exercises/techniques for the urological and gynecological systems. • Correctly perform 5 specific mobilizations and MET to the lumbar-pelvic complex. • Correctly palpate 7 landmarks of the pelvis, sacrum and coccyx. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 24 - May 02, 2020 | Contact Hours 135.00 | USD $3100 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
Lymphedema Therapy Certification is organized by Klose Training & Consulting, LLC and will be held from Apr 24 – May 02, 2020 at Allina Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 135 contact hours. Target Audience: This course is offered to all Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Massage Therapists*, Nurses, Athletic Trainers Certified, Nurse Practitioners, Medical Doctors, Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine, and Doctors of Chiropractic. Course Description: This engaging 135-hour course teaches you the skills and knowledge necessary to safely and effectively treat patients with lymphedema using Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT). You will learn Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), compression bandaging, skin care, and patient-appropriate exercises. At the conclusion of the course, you will be certified in Lymphedema Therapy (CLT) and can immediately start working with patients. The course begins with a 45-hour online Home-Study Module that can be completed at your own pace anywhere you have access to the internet. This Module is followed by 90 hours of classroom (lab) instruction over nine days. Learning Objectives: Each participant will be trained in the four components of Complete Decongestive Therapy. Upon completion of the class, the therapist will be able to: • Identify the components of the lymphatic system and its function • Identify various medical conditions that can lead to the development of edema and lymphedema • Differentiate between a variety of peripheral edemas and identify necessary treatment strategies for each condition • Identify the application, medical indications, and contraindications for Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) and Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) • Identify various compression therapy application strategies for patients with lymphedema and chronic venous insufficiency • Attest to the importance of skin care and hygiene for patients with lymphedema • Attest to the importance of a proper exercise protocols for individuals at risk for and with lymphedema • Identify risk-reduction practices for patients at risk for lymphedema • Distinguish between a variety of measurement techniques used in the evaluation of edema/lymphedema and custom-made compression garments • Identify the most effective lymphedema treatment protocols based on current evidence • Establish CDT treatment plans for individuals with primary and secondary lymphedema • Effectively perform MLD sequences for patients with primary and secondary lymphedema and post-traumatic and post-surgical edema • Competently apply short-stretch compression bandaging systems for patients with upper and lower extremity lymphedema.
Apr 29 - May 02, 2020 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) Annual Meeting 2020 is organized by International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) and will be held from Apr 29 - May 02, 2020 at Minneapolis Marriott City Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 01 - 03, 2020 | CEUs 2.00 | USD $650 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
Evaluation and Management of Head & Neck Lymphedema is organized by Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy and will be held from May 01 - 03, 2020 at Allina Health - Courage Kenny Rehabilitation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. Accreditation: CEUs for CLTs are provided through the FPTA, AOTA, and NCBTMB. CEUs for SLPs are provided through ASHA (2.0 CEUs - Introductory level, Professional area). Overview: Head and Neck Lymphedema (HNL) is a devastating condition that frequently follows surgery or radiation for the treatment of head and neck cancer. Not only can HNL affect the patient’s communication and swallowing function, but in severe cases can affect respiration, vision, and even ambulation, not to mention the frustration and embarrassment that accompanies this disfiguring condition. However, with proper treatment, HNL can typically be reduced to a manageable level. This 2 ½ day workshop will provide the academic foundation and practical application for the therapist to successfully implement basic techniques to reduce the edema that can create such devastating impairments. Therapists will learn about: (1) the basic lymphatic system; (2) evaluation and measurement; (3) Manual Lymph drainage (MLD); (4) compression wraps and garments; (5) documentation and billing Course Objectives: • Explain the basic anatomy and physiology of the head and neck lymphatic and venous systems and identify the relevant structures involved in lymphatic drainage. • Identify the most common forms of head and neck cancer, their treatments and side effects, and their functional impact on communication and swallowing. • List the various causes of edema in the head and neck and their appropriate treatments. • Differentiate between typical post-operative edema and lymphedema involving the head and neck. • Describe the effects of head and neck lymphedema on communication, swallowing, and psychosocial processes. • Demonstrate basic proficiency in assessment and development of a basic treatment plan for a patient with head and neck edema. • Demonstrate proficiency in basic techniques to reduce edema of the head and neck in order to improve communication and swallowing. These include: • Manual Lymph Drainage techniques • Compression wrapping for the head and neck • Kinesiotaping of the head and neck • Evaluate a written case study for a patient with head and neck lymphedema and perform an appropriate treatment session for that patient.
May 08, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $135 | Minneapolis, Minnesota
11th Annual Case Management and Transitions of Care Conference - Minnesota Chapter is organized by American Case Management Association (ACMA) and will be held May 08, 2020 at Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. Who Should Attend? • Case managers • Nurses • Social workers • Physician advisors • Physicians • Students Accreditation: Earn Up to the Following CE Hours: • 6.0 Nursing Contact Hours (based on 50-minute hour) • 5.0 Nursing Contact Hours (based on 60-minute hour) • 5.0 Social Work Contact Hours • 5.0 ACM ACM – This CE activity is approved by the American Case Management Association (ACMA) for ACM Certification renewal credits. About The Event: The 2020 Minnesota Chapter Conference will be an opportunity to share knowledge and learn with case management and transitions of care professionals in health care. Gain new strategies and insights when you collaborate for care with your peers. Take advantage of this unique professional development event right in your backyard and improve patient outcomes. What Will You Get? • Innovative ideas you can immediately use • Updates on case management best practices from recognized innovators • In-depth discussion about the latest health care resources • Knowledge-sharing with like-minded peers • Interaction with the latest tools and products in the exhibit hall • Networking and education with dedicated professionals Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.