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Jun 22, 2019 | St Louis, Missouri
Oncology Updates with ASCO Highlights St. Louis ~ 2019 is organized by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and will be held on Jun 22, 2019 at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review & Advanced Practice Update - 2019 - Saint Louis
Jun 26 - 27, 2019 | Contact Ho 32.10 | USD $559 | St louis, Missouri
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam Review & Advanced Practice Update - 2019 is organized by Fitzgerald Health Education Associates and will be held from Jun 26 - 27, 2019 at Marriott St. Louis West, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States of America. Description: More than 110,000 NPs have prepared for certification and practice with the Fitzgerald Review—the best NP review & value on the market! Contact Hours:32.10 Rx Contact Hours:16.00 COMPREHENSIVE—All formats include: • Preparation for both AANP and ANCC AGPCNP exams • More accredited contact hours than any other course • Expanded content meets the latest changes to the exam blueprints and domains • 150-question practice exam included with each course • Comprehensive 4-color printed reference/workbook with dozens of tables, included with all formats (Online, Live, MP3) • Extensive online resources • Final review of hundreds of course questions PLUS bonus questions • Hundreds of clinical high-resolution color images Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 26 - 29, 2019 | USD $595 | St louis, Missouri
Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) 2019 Annual Conference & Expo is organized by Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) and will be held from Jun 26 - 29, 2019 at St. Louis Union Station Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 29 - 30, 2019 | CE 12.00 | USD $480 | St louis, Missouri
Mastery of Chiropractic Principles and Practice is organized by International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and will be held from Jun 29 - 30, 2019 at Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel St. Louis, St louis, Missouri, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12 hours of continuing education credits. Course Description: Explore the multifaceted dynamics of chiropractic family wellness practice. The course will provide you with the tools and systems to create a successful practice congruent with the traditional values of chiropractic philosophy in a contemporary application of chiropractic technique. You will be challenged to develop mastery in every aspect of practice with emphasis on the care of infants and children. Course Goal Attendees will learn how to create a practice paradigm and develop a practice congruent with chiropractic philosophy, science and art. You'll review concepts and techniques presented in previous seminars and allow refinement and mastery of those skills. Take home the tools to practice with excellence and innovation. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 16 - 18, 2019 | St Louis, Missouri
Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry (ARBO) 2019 Annual Meeting is organized by Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry (ARBO) and will be held from Jun 16 - 18, 2019 at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America. SPECIAL RATE: Register one delegate by May 18, 2019 and pay the full registration fee and get a second delegate registration at no charge. Note: After 5/18/19 the $500 registration fee must be paid by all delegates. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 09, 2019 | Contact H 6.30 | USD $229.99 | St Louis, Missouri
Psychopharmacology in Plain English is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Aug 09, 2019 at Holiday Inn St Louis SW - Route 66, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Case Managers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Addiction Counselors • Pharmacists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Mental Health & HealthCare Professionals Course Description: Does this sound familiar? Your clients are taking multiple psychotropic medications prescribed by different health care professionals. You watch as prescriptions stream in from psychiatrists, family physicians, nurse practitioners, and others, and you discover that your clients have no idea who wrote which prescription or why they are even taking the medication. You realize that despite the confusion, you still have a responsibility to know your clients’ symptoms and reactions to medications, and to coordinate their care. Dr. Kenneth Carter shares practical and useful information that you need to advocate for your clients. You will get the latest information on antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, medications for insomnia, and others. You will take a close look at the ethical decisions that accompany their use. You will leave better prepared to communicate with your clients as well as the prescribers, as Dr. Carter instructs you on how the medications work, their benefits, and the side effects and dangerous reactions associated with them. Objectives: • Define the proper role of mental health professionals who treat clients receiving both psychotherapeutic medications and psychotherapy. • Explore specific ethical issues and resolutions related to communicating with clients and prescribing professionals about psychotropic medications. • Explain the neurotransmitter systems and neuroanatomy underlying the biological basis for mental disorders and pharmacotherapy. • Describe the major classes of drugs used to treat mental disorders and which mental disorders are appropriately treated with each class of drugs. • Explore psychotropic medication treatment options for clients with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. • Analyze the role that half-life plays in the efficacy of insomnia medications prescribed for clients.
Aug 09 - 10, 2019 | CME 13.00 | USD $415 | St Louis, Missouri
Clinical Allergy for the Practicing Physician 2019 is organized by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and will be held from Aug 09 - 10, 2019 at Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America. Credit Available for the Activity: American Medical Association (AMA): Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC): Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 ANCC contact hours. Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE): This activity is approved for 12.50 contact hours (1.25 CEUs) in states that recognize ACPE. Attending the full program will earn 12.50 contact hours (1.25 CEUs), UAN JA0000340-0000-20-003-L01P. Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE): This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 12.50 Interprofessional Continuing Education (ICPE) credits for learning and change. Learning and performance objectives: This course is designed for allergists, immunologists, pulmonologists, primary care and family practice physicians, otolaryngologists, pediatricians, internists, dermatologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants and all healthcare professionals who care for patients with allergic and immunologic illnesses. The goal of this live seminar is to increase knowledge, competence and performance in the management of allergic diseases including asthma, allergic rhinitis, chronic sinus disease, food allergy, drug allergy, dermatitis, hereditary angioedema, anaphylaxis, autoimmunity and immunodeficiency. A team approach will be encouraged with physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals learning side by side in this CME course. At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to: • Discuss a differential diagnosis of allergic skin diseases, such as atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, urticaria, and hereditary angioedema. • Describe the clinical profiles of current and emerging biologic therapies for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis. • Recognize approaches for diagnosis of severe asthma and atopic dermatitis and discuss treatment with biological therapies, and describe the possible adverse effects associated with these treatments. • Discuss the general approach to management of severe asthma. • Describe the effect of environmental allergen immunotherapy and compare the efficacy of the subcutaneous and sublingual routes of administration. • Identify patients who should be evaluated for vocal cord dysfunction. • List the differential diagnosis for anaphylaxis, including venom hypersensitivity and mastocytosis, and develop a plan for diagnosis and management. • Review novel treatment methods in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis. • Identify diagnostic guidelines for eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). • Develop a plan for diagnosis and management of immunodeficiency. • Review penicillin allergy and how this contributes to higher mortality rates, antimicrobial treatment failures, increased surgical site infections, prolonged hospital stays, and increased likelihood of multi-drug resistant infections. • Determine treatment strategies for mastocytosis based on presenting symptoms and response to recommended treatments. • Describe the clinical profiles of current and emerging biologic therapies for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.
Aug 17 - 19, 2019 | Contact Ho 23.00 | USD $925 | St Louis, Missouri
2019 Pelvic Health Physical Therapy Level 1 is organized by Section on Women's Health (SoWH)-APTA and will be held from Aug 17 - 19, 2019 at Washington University Program in Physical Therapy, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 23.0 Contact Hours. Target Audience Open to: Licensed Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, 2nd Year and 3rd Year Student Physical Therapists. Description The Pelvic Health Physical Therapy Level 1 course is a 3-day live event focusing on the basic skills necessary to treat patients with pelvic health dysfunction with primary emphasis on under active pelvic floor muscle conditions. The focus of the labs will be on external and internal vaginal examination. The student-to-teacher ratio will be 8:1 to ensure adequate supervision during the labs. Lectures will cover anatomy of the pelvic girdle, physiology of micturition, dysfunctions of the lower urinary tract and pelvic muscles as well as patient history examination, and testing and treatment interventions for the patient with under active pelvic floor muscle conditions. Urogynecologic surgeries,medication, prevention of pelvic floor dysfunction and documentation will also be discussed. Objectives Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to perform the following: Examination/Evaluation • Identify and examine the anatomy of the pelvic girdle • Describe the function of the lower urinary tract and female pelvic organs. • Demonstrate proper infection control techniques involved in pelvic floor muscle examination. • Perform an external evaluation of the female genitalia verbally identifying bones, ligaments,muscles and other structures. • Perform an internal pelvic examination identifying muscles, ligaments, bony prominences with identification of pelvic floor muscle origins and insertions. • Demonstrate proper technique in testing muscle strength of the levator ani muscles. • Demonstrate proper technique in testing for pelvic organ prolapse. • Demonstrate proper use of handheld EMG biofeedback to assess pelvic floor musculature. Diagnosis/Prognosis • Differentiate between under active pelvic floor muscles and overactive pelvic floor muscles. • Demonstrate an understanding of bladder tests and measurements (bladder diary, urodynamic testing, pad testing, etc.) that are used in the process of differential diagnosis. • Demonstrate the ability to compose a plan of care including functional goals, prognosis and length of care for the patient with under active pelvic floor conditions. • Explain red flags related to treatment of the pelvic floor and understand when to refer to another healthcare provider. • Understand urogynecologic surgeries and their effect on prognosis and pelvic floor muscle dysfunction. • Demonstrate understanding of various medications and their effects on the bowel and bladder and identify how that may affect prognosis for a patient with pelvic floor muscle dysfunction. Intervention • Explain the effects of pelvic floor under activity and proper technique of pelvic muscle exercises for rehabilitative purposes. • Explain the relationship between the abdominal muscles and the pelvic floor muscles as they relate to activities of daily living. • Describe the various interventions available to strengthen the muscles of the patient with an under active pelvic floor and clinically reason when and why the various interventions might be used. • Demonstrate proper use of a handheld pelvic floor muscle electrical stimulation unit and explain its appropriate uses for a patient with pelvic floor muscle dysfunction. • Describe techniques that can be used to train (retrain) the bladder and when each intervention might be used. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 22 - 23, 2019 | CME 10.50 | USD $275 | St Louis, Missouri
13th Annual St. Louis Live Therapeutic Endoscopy Course and Fellows Course is organized by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and will be held from Aug 22 - 23, 2019 at Eric P. Newman Education Center, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America. Accreditation : Credit Available for this activity: American Medical Association (AMA): Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 (3.5 credits Thursday and 7 credits Friday) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.25 ANCC contact hours (3.5 credits Thursday and 6.75 credits Friday). American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification (ABIM-MOC) Successful completion of the CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 10.5 (3.5 credits Thursday and 7 credits Friday) 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. Course Objectives : This activity is planned interprofessionally, by and for physicians and nurses. Designed for gastroenterologists, surgeons, primary care physicians, residents and fellows, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and gastroenterology nurses. This course will provide education through lectures, audience question and answer, and presentation of live therapeutic endoscopy procedures transmitted from the Endoscopy Unit in the Center for Advanced Medicine to the Eric P. Newman Education Center. The goal is to highlight best practice techniques across the broad spectrum of therapeutic endoscopy. Washington University Interventional Endoscopy Section faculty, as well as nationally known therapeutic endoscopists from peer institutions, will serve as faculty with in-room commentary, lectures, live sessions moderating and facilitating discussion during and between cases and lectures. The intended result of this live activity is to increase knowledge, competence and performance in advanced therapeutic endoscopy techniques. At the conclusion of the seminar, attendees should be able to: • Discuss the latest approach to endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of Barrett’s • Review the basics of endoscopic submucosal dissection and its current indications • Discuss the endoscopic management of benign and malignant biliary diseases • Outline the role of EUS, particularly in avoiding unnecessary ERCP • Hands-On Session: Demonstrate latest endoscopic procedures Optional Thursday Hands-On Sessions: This workshop offers participants the opportunity to work one on one at hands-on stations with our expert faculty as they demonstrate the latest techniques in ERCP, EUS, endoscopic suturing, enteral stenting, endoscopic mucosal resection, ablation of Barrett's esophagus and endoscopic bariatric therapy. • Hands-On Advanced Endoscopy Fellows Course (non-CME) Thursday, August 22, 2019 • St. Louis Live Therapeutic Endoscopy Course (CME) Thursday & Friday, August 22 - 23, 2019 Register for one or both days! Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 06 - 08, 2019 | St Louis, Missouri
American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) 2019 Annual Meeting is organized by American Association of Sleep Technologists (AAST) and will be held from Sep 06 - 08, 2019 at Hyatt Regency St Louis At The Arch, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.