Upcoming Medical Conferences in OmahaSearch Criteria : United States of America Omaha
Jan 31 - Feb 01, 2020 | CE Credits 14.00 | USD $400 | Omaha, Nebraska
Coronal Polishing for Dental Assistants is organized by Creighton University and will be held from Jan 31 - Feb 01, 2020 at Creighton University School of Dentistry, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America. Educational Credit: Creighton School of Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 CE Credits. Description: This course is designed to meet the requirements of the State of Nebraska to allow dental assistants to perform coronal polishing under the direct supervision of a licensed practicing dentist. The prerequisites to taking this course: • Must be 18 years of age or older • Have one (1) year (1500 hours) of clinical work experience as a dental assistant The course will contain 14 hours of instruction beginning at 8 a.m. and include 10 hours of didactic instruction and 4 hours of hands-on. The participants will perform coronal polishing on each other under the supervision of faculty members of the Creighton University School of Dentistry. Participants must wear scrubs, closed-toed shoes and safety glasses both days. A proof of eligibility form will be sent with your confirmation email. This form must be completed and turned in before beginning the course. Objectives: • Recognize the anatomy of the oral cavity and tooth structures; • Recognize the tissue structures, and their involvement with tooth structure; • Comprehend the legal limitations of coronal polishing; • Describe the materials needed for polishing; • Describe positioning for the operator and patient during the polishing procedure; • Discuss the indications/contraindications for polishing; • Explore the advantages to the patient and the responsibilities of the operator associated with coronal polishing; • Comprehend the anatomy, materials, tissue management and infection control needed to do quality polishing; • Practice the skills discussed to successfully coronal polish.
Feb 07 - 08, 2020 | Contact Hours 4.00 | Omaha, Nebraska
2020 Lymphoma Study Group & Hematology Highlights: A Post ASH Review is organized by University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and will be held from Feb 07 - 08, 2020 at Hilton Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America. Target Audience: These activities are intended for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, residents, and fellows in the specialty areas of oncology, hematology, internal medicine, radiation oncology, and pathology. Accreditation: Lymphoma Study Group The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity is provided for 1.0 contact hour under ANCC criteria. Hematology Highlights: A Post ASH Review The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity is provided for 4.0 contact hours under ANCC criteria. Conference Description: This is a regional conference that has been sponsored by the University of Nebraska Medical Center for the last 13 years. The conference is designed to update the target audience on new treatments and management of acute and chronic leukemia, thrombosis/hemostasis, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, and myeloproliferative neoplasms as presented during the 2019 annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology. Presentations will be delivered by key leaders while allowing the opportunity for participants to be involved in the interactive question/answer sessions. Conference Objectives: At the conclusion of these activities, the participant should be able to: • Review the rationale and mechanism of action for CAR T-cell therapy, as well as outcomes and side effects • Provide an update on the use of novel therapies for hematologic malignancies, as well as non-malignant hematologic disorders • Discuss recent trials of therapy for hematologic malignancies including lymphoma, acute and chronic leukemia, myelodysplastic syndromes, myeloproliferative neoplasms, and multiple myeloma • Review emerging data regarding new clinical, genetic, and molecular prognostic factors, and how to use them for precision approaches for the treatment of hematologic malignancies • Discuss treatment results from using new-targeted agents, CAR T-cell therapy, and other immunotherapies for hematologic malignancies, as well as their mechanism of action and toxicities • Discuss recent trials of therapy and new agents for hemostasis and thrombosis • Describe the role of autologous and allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for various hematologic malignancies • Use the findings from the 2019 ASH meeting to apply evidence-based medicine into the management of hematologic malignancies and disorders of thrombosis and hemostasis
Feb 10 - 11, 2020 | Contact Hours 12.60 | USD $499.99 | Omaha, Nebraska
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional: Two-Day Trauma Competency Conference is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Feb 10 - 11, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Omaha Downtown, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 12.6 contact hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Case Managers • Psychiatrists • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: The successful resolution of traumatic stress can be simple. Studies indicate that there are four key elements to effective trauma treatment. When you accomplish these four key elements in treatment with your clients, you will be able to reduce their symptoms and improve clinical outcomes. Attend this conference and you will walk away with a step-by-step four-stage framework for navigating essential elements of trauma treatment with your traumatized clients. The essential elements are common to all evidence-based trauma treatments. You will learn how you can integrate this framework with your current approach or methodology to make your trauma treatment even more effective! This trauma competency training can transform your clinical practice and help improve your trauma treatment outcomes, just as it has for other clinicians around the world. Objectives: • Examine the nature of traumatic stress, grief, & loss and their sequelae. • Analyze the clinical application of various theoretical treatment models for traumatic stress, grief & loss. • Evaluate traumatic stress, grief & loss from neurobiological, biochemical, psychological, social & spiritual perspectives in order to improve clinical outcomes. • Examine the clinical research that supports the imperative factors that influence the efficacy of trauma treatment. • Assess the comorbidity of traumatic stress in other diagnoses, including personality disorders and Dissociative Identity Disorder, and identify appropriate treatment interventions. • Provide psychoeducation and cognitive restructuring techniques for maximizing client engagement and participation in early stages of treatment. • Determine the efficacy of self-regulation skills as a preliminary treatment intervention for trauma. • Articulate the 10 core competencies of traumatic stress, grief and loss and specify the clinical application of each. • Incorporate clinical interventions and techniques for the initial assessment, safety and stabilization phase of treatment as well as the remembrance and mourning phases of trauma treatment. • Examine the potential clinical limitations and benefits of completing a needs assessment for better progress in treatment. • Develop clinical skills to support and facilitate recovery from complicated bereavement in clients. • Incorporate CBT skills to promote the development of stability, self-efficacy, anxiety management, and relational capacities in traumatized clients.
Feb 21 - 22, 2020 | Contact Hours 13.50 | USD $435 | Omaha, Nebraska
Treatment of the Child with Severe Impairments is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Feb 21 - 22, 2020 at Children's Hospital & Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America. CEU Details: This course meets the criteria for 13.5 contact hours (1.35 CEUs). Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 13.5 contact hours (1.35 CEUs) - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. NBCOT professional development provider-13.5 PDUs. 13.5 hours of this course qualify toward the 20 hours requirement for NDTA re-certification. Course Description: A lab-based course teaching treatment strategies, handling techniques, and achievable goals for children with severe physical limitations, with or without cognitive impairments, in clinical settings, home care, school-based practice, and hospitals. Treating children with severe physical impairments, with or without cognitive impairments presents unique challenges. This course is designed for physical, occupational and speech-language pathologists who work with this population and want to expand their skills. We will explore the challenges of working in various settings and how to set treatment priorities for each setting. We will discuss realistic, functional goal setting and how to work to make goals achievable. We will explore dosing for this population who require lifelong service and how to build in carryover when not in active treatment. Practical labs working with an adult partner and doll will reinforce treatment concepts. Topics to be covered: • Classification systems that are relevant to the child with severe impairments • The evaluation process • Functional goal setting • Treatment interventions based on system impairments • Major challenges that occur across the lifespan Course Objectives: • The student will be able to set functional, achievable goals for a child with severe impairments • The student will be able to understand the role of standardized testing and the evaluation process for this population • The student will be able to identify system impairments that may interfere with function • The student will be able to identify at least 3 physical problems that can affect the child as an adult • The student will be able to demonstrate 3 treatment strategies for treatment of the child with severe impairments
Feb 27 - 28, 2020 | Contact Hours 14.60 | USD $419.99 | Omaha, Nebraska
2-Day: 2020 Geriatric Conference is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Feb 27 - 28, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Omaha Downtown, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 14.6 contact hours / 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Self-Regulation Interventions for Children & Adolescents: Reduce Frustration, Emotional Outbursts & Oppositional Behaviors (Feb 28, 2020)
Feb 28, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Omaha, Nebraska
Self-Regulation Interventions for Children & Adolescents: Reduce Frustration, Emotional Outbursts & Oppositional Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Feb 28, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Omaha Downtown, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Psychiatrists • Therapists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Guidance Counselors • Case Managers • Nurses • School Administrators • Educational Paraprofessionals • Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Helping Professionals who Work with Children Course Description: This seminar will help you to better intervene with the challenging child – the one who won’t sit still; doesn’t follow directions; often throws tantrums; or has difficulty waiting for their turn. They may “hit first and ask questions later”. They react impulsively and have difficulty expressing what they need or what is frustrating them. We know this child is intelligent, caring and kind, but their behavior doesn’t reflect these positive qualities. These are the children who confuse and frustrate parents and who overwhelm teachers and peers. They struggle to meet basic expectations and are unable to succeed in school, with peers and at home. Join Andrea Cennington, MSW, LCSW, CYT, and learn to effectively intervene with the emotional and behavioral dysregulation of children with High-Functioning Autism, ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Sensory Processing Disorders. Through hands-on activities and dynamic discussion, you will learn techniques, behavioral strategies, problem-solving strategies and brain training exercises to: • Address the sensory, language and executive functioning processing deficits that trigger them • Increase their self-control, social success, emotional control and task completion • Teach flexibility, tolerance, thinking it through and decision-making • Reduce the frequency and duration of their tantrums and emotional outbursts Walk away with proven emotional, behavioral and processing strategies that lead to social and academic success! Objectives: • Communicate how sensory, language, and executive skills impairments create fight/flight/freeze and defensive responses that lead to children’s dysregulation and related behavioral issues. • Select the appropriate intervention strategies to improve student skills including self-control, social success, emotional regulation and task completion. • Employ behavior modification techniques and problem-solving strategies to diffuse student’s escalated and oppositional behavior. • Implement environmental strategies to accommodate children’s processing deficits and emotional regulation needs. • Utilize problem-solving strategies to develop appropriate behavioral expectations and coping mechanisms for improved self-regulation skills in students. • Apply cognitive restructuring strategies to reduce frequency, severity and duration of children’s behavioral and emotional outbursts.
Mar 13, 2020 | USD $145 | Omaha, Nebraska
19th Annual Pain Management Conference is organized by Creighton University and will be held on Mar 13, 2020 at Creighton University, Mike and Josie Harper Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America. Target Audience: Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Dentists, Nurses, Occupational and Physical Therapists, Dental Hygienists, Public Health Professionals, Fellows, Residents, Students and Other Interested Health Care Providers. Description: Pain management can be simple or complex and requires a wide variety of skills and approaches. Pain management practitioners come from all fields of medicine, and together can form a multidisciplinary team resulting in improved pain management. This conference will offer health care providers evidence-based, therapeutic approaches to reduce pain and practice pain management from an integrative perspective. Purpose: The conference will provide practitioners with the most recent information that will enhance knowledge, skills and performance in the assessment and treatment of patients with pain disorders. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
2020 Primary Care Update is organized by Creighton University and will be held from Mar 20 - 21, 2020 at Omaha Marriott, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America. Target Audience: Primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, fellows, residents, students and other interested health care professionals. Description: This conference is designed to update attendees regarding the evidence supporting best current clinical practices in ambulatory care. The information presented is intended to enhance clinical competence in the diagnosis and treatment of select primary care topics as identified by past participants. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Borderline, Narcissistic, Antisocial and Histrionic Personality Disorders: Effective Treatments for Challenging Clients (Mar 24, 2020)
Mar 24, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Omaha, Nebraska
Borderline, Narcissistic, Antisocial and Histrionic Personality Disorders: Effective Treatments for Challenging Clients is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 24, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Omaha Downtown, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Therapists • Addiction Counselors • Marriage and Family Therapists • Case Managers • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: Join Dr. Gregory Lester as he delivers an intensive workshop and seminar designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to identify and treat your most difficult personality disordered clients. Better understand your clients with Antisocial, Narcissist, Histrionic and Borderline Personality Disorder and make a breakthrough in clinical treatment. • Manage the manipulative and possibly violent Antisocial Personality Disorder in-session. • Overcome the Narcissistic Personality Disorder trait of perfectionism and combat their need to overpower you as the therapist. • Better understand your clients diagnosed with Histrionic Personality Disorder whose intense emotions and need for attention will test your patience and compassion. • Help the Borderline Personality Disorder client deal with their explosive emotions, self-harm tendencies and cravings for chaos. Case studies and video examples will be used to illustrate client symptom presentation, treatment, and management of each Cluster B client type. You will explore various modalities that are effective with antisocial, narcissistic, histrionic, and borderline personality disorders, such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavioral, Interpersonal, and Dialectical therapies. Each of these theories will be explored to provide you with solid and useable skills to include in your daily practice. Objectives: • Determine how the changes with the DSM-5® impacts diagnosis and treatment of the Cluster B Personality Disorders. • Identify and diagnose clients with antisocial, narcissistic, histrionic and borderline Personality Disorders to effectively inform your choice of treatment interventions. • Utilize case studies to differentiate symptom overlap, effective treatment and emotional management of each Cluster B Personality Disorders client type. • Manage the manipulative and potentially violent behaviors with your clients diagnosed with Antisocial Personality Disorder in session to make therapeutic progress. • Implement CBT techniques to clarify behaviors, values and goals with clients diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder. • Incorporate techniques to decrease explosive emotions, self-harm tendencies and cravings for chaos for clients diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. • Utilize MI and DBT techniques with clients diagnosed with Histrionic Personality Disorder to help manage cognition and improve emotional regulation.
IASTM: Practitioner Certification: Combining Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization & Movement to Improve Function & Performance (Mar 27, 2020)
Mar 27, 2020 | Contact Hours 6.00 | USD $279.99 | Omaha, Nebraska
IASTM: Practitioner Certification: Combining Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization & Movement to Improve Function & Performance is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Mar 27, 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Omaha Downtown, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 contact hours / 0.6 CEUs / 6.25 clock hours. Target Audience: • Physical Therapists • Physical Therapist Assistants • Massage Therapists • Occupational Therapists • Occupational Therapy Assistants • Athletic Trainers • Personal Trainers Course Description: The days of painful techniques that lead to excessive bruising are over – welcome to the future of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM). Rather than the old aggressive mechanical model, this certification course focuses on the neurological effects of IASTM. Modern IASTM is designed to work with the patient’s neurological system to manage symptoms, motor control and biomechanics with a very safe and gentle approach. This framework offers a dynamic assessment philosophy designed to arm clinicians and clients with an innovative approach to treatment. By incorporating a joint by joint analysis of skin, fascial anatomy, and muscles, you will be able to incorporate IASTM to: • Reduce pain • Increase mobility • Enhance proprioception • Boost performance • Instructed by industry-leading clinicians, this hands-on certification program equips you with all the skills you’ll need to begin using IASTM with the patients across the continuum of care. Objectives: • Discuss the myofascial sequencing model. • Analyze the neuroanatomy of the fascial system. • Utilize movement screening techniques to identify faulty movement patterns. • Examine the current best-evidence theory and science of IASTM. • Integrate assisted fascial manual therapy techniques with functional kinesiology taping to improve movement quality. • Design effective plans of care that incorporate dry fascial gliding to promote improved range of motion.