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Nov 21, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Lincoln, Nebraska
Psychopharmacology: What You Need to Know Today About Psychiatric Medications is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Nov 21, 2019 at Graduate Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Target Audience: This workshop is intended for masters- and doctoral-level clinicians experienced in working with trauma. • 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 Description: Most Up-To-Date Psychotropic Medications Info Demands on mental health professionals to expand their knowledge of psychotropic meds are like never before … not only do you need to be on top of the latest developments and what is on the horizon, but you also have to take that information, and use it most effectively for your client. • Improve clients’ understanding of their mental illness, and how medication aids recovery • Identifying treatment concerns with inappropriate, inadequate doses of medication • Tools to help clients manage unpleasant side effects • Strategies to improve client adherence to medications • Depression, bipolar, anxiety, schizophrenia, ADHD – the latest trends in medication management Objectives: • Articulate the clinical uses of the five major psychotropic medication classes – antidepressants, mood stabilizers, anti-anxiety agents, antipsychotics and psychostimulants –including their efficacy and their common side effects. • Implement effective methods to collaborate with patients and prescribers on issues surrounding compliance with medication treatments. • Communicate the potential benefits and risks of using psychotropic medication to treat a wide array of conditions. • Analyze the actions, therapeutic uses, and side effects of antidepressants in adults and children. • Explore psychotropic medication treatment options for clients with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. • Explain current controversies in psychopharmacology, including Alzheimer’s medications and newly approved medications for various conditions.
Dec 07 - 08, 2019 | Contact Hours 14.00 | USD $435 | Lincoln, Nebraska
Management of Acutely Ill Patients: An Evidence Based Approach from a Cardiopulmonary Perspective is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Dec 07 - 08, 2019 at Bryan Medical Center West Campus, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America. Audience: PTs, PTAs, OTs, OTAs working with acutely ill patients with multiple co‑morbidities in all practice settings.Cases will be specific to the adult and geriatric population. Knowledge and skills learned can be applicable to pediatrics. CEU Credits: This course meets the criteria for 14 contact hours (1.4 CEUs). Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043 for 14 contact hours (1.4 CEUs) - Intermediate level. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. NBCOT professional development provider- 14 PDUs Course Description: This course gives an evidence based clinical approach to the cardiopulmonary perspective of assessment and management of acutely-ill patients (of any diagnosis) across the continuum of care. Therapists working in different settings are frequently challenged with complex patients with cardiopulmonary diagnoses including CHF, Pneumonia and COPD or multiple systemic co-morbidities with effects on the cardiopulmonary system. This course will empower the therapist with assessment tools and understanding of the pathophysiology of cardiopulmonary conditions, to modify their therapy accordingly. The course content includes cardiopulmonary physical examination including auscultation, ABG analysis, CXR etc, exercise testing and prescription with strong emphasis on outcome measures and documenting effectiveness of therapy. Pulmonary interventions taught in this course are positioning, breathing techniques, chest clearance techniques and adjuncts of respiratory therapy like use of flutter, acapella etc. Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: • Formulate an effective cardiopulmonary assessment utilizing appropriate monitoring techniques like BP, HR, ECG monitoring, auscultation, ABG analysis, LFT, CXR and lab values. • Utilize various standardized outcome measures such as exercise testing, balance testing and Quality of Life questionnaire. • Demonstrate knowledge of individualized exercise prescription based on the exercise testing results and its modification for certain population groups. • Design and perform various therapeutic interventions like ACBT, postural drainage, positions for breathlessness, use of adjuncts for chest clearance like flutter, acapella etc. • Devise a safe and an effective plan of care for patients with different pathophysiological conditions including post operatively and relate precautions and modification of therapeutic interventions. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Therapeutic Art Interventions for Children and Teens: Creative and Mindfulness-Based Techniques for Trauma, Anxiety, ADHD and More! (Jan 22, 2020)
Jan 22, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Lincoln, Nebraska
Therapeutic Art Interventions for Children and Teens: Creative and Mindfulness-Based Techniques for Trauma, Anxiety, ADHD and More! is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jan 22, 2020 at Graduate Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) / 6.25 hours of continuing education credit. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Psychiatrists • Marriage and Family Therapists • School Counselors • School Psychologists • Educators • Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants • Speech-Language Pathologists and Creative Art Therapists Description: Do you have clients who are stuck, repeating the same patterns over and over and you feel like you’re powerless to help them? You know, the ones who repeatedly refuse to listen and don’t stop to think before they act. Or those who refuse to take responsibility for their behaviors and constantly pass blame onto others. Do they leave you feeling stagnant and burnt out in your practice? Do you work with challenging children, teens and families who seem absolutely resistant to every intervention you offer? Let Dr. Patricia Isis, international presenter, author, certified mindful self-compassion teacher and board certified registered art therapist, help you! Attend this seminar and learn innovative interventions that are guaranteed to help even your most resistant clients become unstuck. Your day will consist of creative, interactive, hands-on training that will re-energize your work. You will leave with fresh new art strategies and approaches that you can use immediately to engage even your most difficult and challenging clients. These tools are fun and playful. The will offer you an opportunity to refresh yourself as well! Objectives: • Apply therapeutic art directives and immediately implement into your therapy practice to help children, teens, adults and families regulate their emotions and behaviors. • Analyze the ethical implications and your scope of practice when selecting therapeutic artmaking approaches. • Assess the stages of children’s normative development, and warning signs suggesting a possibility for additional clinical support. • Implement the use of simple and economic art materials; what to use and when, so you can feel immediately confident using art in your practice. • Prepare a plan for introducing art into clinical practice for treatment-resistant and challenging children and families. • Playfully practice the creative process via interactive hands-on therapeutic art-making experiences.
Oct 03, 2020 | CE Hours 16.00 | USD $285 | Lincoln, Nebraska
A Manual Therapy Approach to Treatment of Headaches is organized by Great Lakes Seminars (GLS) and will be held on Oct 03, 2020 at Lincoln, Nebraska, 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 one-day class focuses on taking a very common condition that is not commonly treated by therapists – headaches - and showing clinicians how to become comfortable treating it. Treatment approaches include Muscle Energy Technique (MET) to the cervical spine, myofascial release to the neck and head, posture retraining and review of other causes / treatment in a comprehensive approach. 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 head and neck. As with all of our manual therapy courses, this seminar will follow a progression of principles and reinforce them throughout the seminar, 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 differentiate 4 characteristics of musculoskeletal headaches from other causes • Identify 4 different referral patterns by vertebral level • Identify 5 different referral patterns by muscle • Demonstrate the ability to complete 6 mobilizations of the cervical spine • Demonstrate the ability to treat 5 myofascial dysfunctions in muscles most commonly causing headache • Demonstrate the ability to correct 4 mechanical dysfunctions leading to muscle and joint dysfunctions Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.